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Playlist for 22 May 2006 Options | Information spill, with a live set from Marzipan Marzipan

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Artist Song Album Label Approx. start time
Gelbart  Junk #19   Options New Music Series No. 1: Porky Pig (various artists)  Standard Oil  0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Aavikko  New York-London-Silinjarvi-Tokyo   Options Multi Muysic  Hawaii Sounds  0:03:07 (Pop‑up)
The Clash  Junko Partner   Options Sandinista!  Epic  0:06:19 (Pop‑up)
Hank Williams  I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive   Options Complete, vol. 4: The MGM Sessions  Mercury  0:10:55 (Pop‑up)
Tom Cora  There Will Be a Happy Meeting   Options Hallelujah, Anyway: A Tribute to Tom Cora (various artists)  Tzadik  0:13:19 (Pop‑up)
Oscar Aleman  Doin' the New Lowdown   Options Swing Guitar Masterpieces 1938-1957  Acoustic Disc  0:16:29 (Pop‑up)
Quintron  Teenage Antoinette   Options Are You Ready for an Organ Solo?  Three.One.G  0:18:51 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Hugh LeCaine 
Organ Experiment with Pitch Control   Options Compositions/Demonstrations  EMF  0:23:03 (Pop‑up)
Syzygys  Such a Face   Options Eyes on Green: Live at Roppongi Inkstick 1988  Tzadik  0:27:32 (Pop‑up)
Bob Hund  Plankton   Options Istallet for Musik: Forvirring  Silence  0:31:02 (Pop‑up)
The Red Krayola  Greasy Street   Options Introduction  Drag City  0:34:25 (Pop‑up)
Jimmie Rodgers  Jimmie's Mean Mama Blues   Options America's Blue Yodeler, 1930-1931  Rounder  0:38:30 (Pop‑up)
Celia Cruz & Johnny Pacheco  El Tumbao y Celia   Options Celia & Johnny  Vaya  0:41:55 (Pop‑up)
Dinah Washington  Mellow Mama Blues   Options Mellow Mama  Delmark  0:46:29 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Nobukazu Takemura 
Ligne a haute tension   Options Assembler 2  Thrill Jockey  0:49:44 (Pop‑up)
Pascal Comelade/Pierre Bastien/Jac Berrocal/Jaki Liebezeit  To the Last of Imaginary Solutions   Options Oblique Sessions  Evva  0:53:08 (Pop‑up)
Ornette Coleman  Humpty Dumpty   Options This Is Our Music  Atlantic  0:55:35 (Pop‑up)
Dot Allison  Colour Me   Options Afterglow  Arista  1:01:13 (Pop‑up)
Leonard Cohen  Jazz Police   Options I'm Your Man  Epic  1:05:44 (Pop‑up)
Otis Redding  Security   Options Dreams to Remember - Anthology  Rhino  1:09:08 (Pop‑up)
Kaada  All Wrong   Options Thank You for Giving Me Your Valuable Time  Ipecac  1:11:34 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Raymond Scott 
The Rhythm Modulator (edit loop)   Options Manhattan Research Inc.  Basta  1:14:41 (Pop‑up)
Human Switchboard  (Say No to) Saturday's Girl   Options Who's Landing In My Hangar?  Faulty Products  1:20:44 (Pop‑up)
Pina y Sus Estrellas  Los Extranos   Options Back to Peru (various artists)  Vampi Soul  1:24:14 (Pop‑up)
Unit 4 + 2  Concrete and Clay   Options Rushmore (soundtrack)  London  1:26:57 (Pop‑up)
ZNR  Avrile en Suede   Options Barricade 3  Recommended  1:28:59 (Pop‑up)
David Byrne  Glass, Concrete & Stone   Options Grown Backwards  Nonesuch  1:30:29 (Pop‑up)
Bidziliba  track 1   Options self-titled  FMN Sound Factory  1:34:34 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Brother Jack McDuff 
The Natural Thing   Options The Natural Thing  Cadet  1:39:41 (Pop‑up)
Curley Moore  This Way I do   Options Wardell Quezerque: Sixty Smokn' Senders  Funky Delicacies  1:43:05 (Pop‑up)
Victoria  Peace   Options Victoria  Shadoks/Normal  1:45:52 (Pop‑up)
Husky Rescue  Sunset Drive   Options Country Falls  Minty Fresh  1:52:37 (Pop‑up)
Pop Tarts with Yukari Fresh  Berliner Weisse   Options Citirama  Escalator  1:52:50 (Pop‑up)
They Might Be Giants  She's an Angel   Options self-titled  Bar None  1:55:34 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Nobukazu Takemura 
Ligne a haute tension   Options Assembler 2  Thrill Jockey  1:57:54 (Pop‑up)
Fun Boy Three  Our Lips Are Sealed   Options 12-inch single  Chrysalis  1:59:52 (Pop‑up)
Yukari Fresh  Triplicate Quackery   Options Eric  Escalator  2:03:01 (Pop‑up)
The Electric Lollipop  Lightning Bug   Options Only in America 2  Arf Arf  2:05:39 (Pop‑up)
  Zelda Panda, also known as Marzipan Marzipan, brings her "soft-noise lo-fi disco-dance country-swing crossover experiment" to the WFMU studios, all the way from Berlin, for this solo performance. Thanks Panda, for coming by! And thanks to Gil Schuster for engineering.
Marzipan Marzipan  live, in the WFMU studio   Options engineered by Gil Shuster    2:09:16 (Pop‑up)
(You can also hear this set in high-quality mp3 at the Free Music Archive.)

1. Pony (Listen)
2. In the Dark (words by A.A. Milne) (Listen)
3. Song for You (Listen)
4. The Weather Face (Listen)
5. Disert (Listen)
6. I Would Like You (Listen)
7. Gloria (Listen)
8. Happy Blues (Listen)
9. Angel (Listen)
10. Charlie Brown's Valentine's Day (Listen)
studio chat (Listen)

Delta Rhythm Boys  Flickorna i Smaland (Listen: Pop‑up)   Options Guldkorn  Metronome  2:51:02 (Pop‑up)
Pascal Comelade  La Cathedrale des Cure-Dents (Listen: Pop‑up)   Options Musiques pour Films vol. 2  Evva  2:53:37 (Pop‑up)
Bubbadinos  You Don't Seem to Miss Me (Listen: Pop‑up)   Options Yup, We're Beating a Dead Horse  Zerx  2:57:29 (Pop‑up)