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Playlist for 31 July 2006 Options | "How-to" guide

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Artist Song Album Label Comments Approx. start time
Akufen  I Won't Buy You   Options blu tribunL  Inflatabl    0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Butter 08  How Do I Relax   Options Butter  Grand Royal    0:05:41 (Pop‑up)
Peter L. Bastin  How to Make a Tape Recorder   Options Cool & Strange Thrift Shop Compilation (various artists)  mp3 library    0:09:14 (Pop‑up)
Miss Piggy  Stereau Warmup   Options Miss Piggy's Aerobique Exercise Workout Album  Warner Bros.    0:11:32 (Pop‑up)
unknown square dance caller  Elvira   Options Eavesdrop: A Wealth of Found Sound (various artists)  Jacob Smigel    0:13:29 (Pop‑up)
Rings & Things  Strange Things Are Happening   Options Head Sounds from the Bam-Caruso Waxworks (various artists)  RPM    0:14:01 (Pop‑up)
Molly Picon  song and routine   Options radio broadcast    thanks, Sarah!  0:16:24 (Pop‑up)
Monks  Oh, How to Do Now   Options Black Monk Time  Infinite Zero    0:19:19 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Hugh LeCaine 
Organ Experiment with Pitch Control   Options Compositions/Demonstrations  EMF    0:22:38 (Pop‑up)
Mouth & MacNeal  How Do You Do?   Options Have a Nice Day: Super Hits of the 70s, vol 8 (various artists)  Rhino    0:28:22 (Pop‑up)
R. Stevie Moore  Employees Must Wash Hands   Options Platformat  R. Stevie Moore    0:31:27 (Pop‑up)
Maggie Estep  Vegetable Omelet   Options No More Mister Nice Girl  NuYo/Imago    0:35:10 (Pop‑up)
Negativland  Perfect Scrambled Eggs   Options Potatoes (various artists)  Ralph    0:35:46 (Pop‑up)
Abbey Lavine  Abbey Lavine's Tahini Party   Options Links Outta Here (various artists)  General Sound Archive    0:38:35 (Pop‑up)
Meatus Murder  Dill Pickles   Options More Songs About Balling and Food  none  to the tune of Three Girl Rhumba, by Wire  0:41:48 (Pop‑up)
The Beach Boys  Busy Doin' Nothin'   Options Friends  Capitol    0:43:19 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Bunny Kick   Options Uh-Oh!  Asphodel    0:46:16 (Pop‑up)
Tujiko Noriko  Endless End   Options Shojo Toshi +  Mego    0:50:26 (Pop‑up)
People Like Us  Music Alone   Options Stifled Love  Mess Media  also host of Do or D.I.Y. here on WFMU  0:53:19 (Pop‑up)
Akiko Yano  Super Folk Song   Options Japanese Pop (various artists)  Epic  promo cassette  0:56:51 (Pop‑up)
Will Holshouser Trio  Blue Light Special   Options Reed Song  Clean Feed    1:01:01 (Pop‑up)
Armond Schwerner  The Tablets   Options The American Standard (various artists)  Staten Island Community College    1:07:13 (Pop‑up)
Abba Babb  Systa Sjoraeningi   Options Abba Babb  Smekkleysa    1:12:47 (Pop‑up)
The Ladybugs  How Do You Do It?   Options Girls in the Garage (various artists)  Romulan    1:16:01 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
How To Play Your Internal Organs Overnight   Options Aluminum Tunes  Duophonic    1:17:54 (Pop‑up)
Bernard Bonnier  Blue Marine   Options Musique Concrete  Creel Pone    1:22:18 (Pop‑up)
Gregory Whitehead  How to Pronounce 'Prosthesis'   Options Tellus 25: Site-Less Sounds (various artists)  Tellus    1:26:46 (Pop‑up)
David Garland  How To   Options On the Other Side of the Window  Review  featuring Karen Mantler  1:31:29 (Pop‑up)
The Peerless Quartet  Swanee   Options Fascinating Rhythm: The Broadway Gershwin, 1919-1933 (various artists)  RCA    1:38:53 (Pop‑up)
Noel Nicola  Comienzo el dia   Options Flores del Chetenta: Acapulco Dance Party 2006 Marathon Premium  none  visit Acapulco Rodriguez  1:41:32 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
World Standard 
The Lonely Driver 1952   Options Country Gazette  Asphodel    1:45:50 (Pop‑up)
Jeffrey & Jack Lewis  The Singing Tree   Options City & Eastern Songs  Rough Trade    1:50:52 (Pop‑up)
Martes Martes  The Great Cat Migration   Options Dragon Cat Fox Cat Sen  Capt Bass    1:54:40 (Pop‑up)
Totom  Waving My Cactus in the Air (Syd Barrett - "Waving my Arms in the Air" + Pixies - "Cactus")   Options   Totom website  in memoriam Syd Barrett  1:59:18 (Pop‑up)
Wing  I Don't Know How to Love Him   Options Sings All Your Favorites      2:02:24 (Pop‑up)
Les Hauts de Plafond  Hight-tech moment   Options Musique d'appartement a tendance radicale... peut-etre  Sonore    2:05:37 (Pop‑up)
Brenda Lee  The Crying Game   Options 7-inch single      2:09:40 (Pop‑up)
Sister Rosetta Tharpe  Jesus Taught Me How to Pray   Options The Original Soul Sister - Singing in My Soul (1943-46)  mp3 library    2:12:30 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Brother Jack McDuff 
Run On Home   Options The Natural Thing  Cadet    2:15:14 (Pop‑up)
Mini  Rocketman   Options Funkytown Budapest (various artists)  Blek    2:21:05 (Pop‑up)
Gary Wilson  You Keep On Looking   Options You Think You Really Know Me  Motel    2:25:13 (Pop‑up)
Y. Bhekhirst  Time Passing   Options Hot in the Airport    more info here  2:27:20 (Pop‑up)
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band  Dali's Car   Options Trout Mask Replica  Reprise    2:30:48 (Pop‑up)
Ill Media  Brother in the Back   Options Deeper Concentration (various artists)  Om    2:32:07 (Pop‑up)
Joshua Fried  Second Cumbia, from   Options Headphone Sextet      2:35:48 (Pop‑up)
Five Dollars  How to Do the Bacon Fat   Options Delicious Doo-Wop & Tasty Treats vol 2  mp3 library    2:39:37 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Las Comadrejas 
Oaxacatelas   Options We Are Ugly, But We Have the Music  Comad    2:42:00 (Pop‑up)
Robert Marcel Lepage  Pee Wee Rocks   Options Pee Wee et Moi  Ambiances Magnetiques    2:45:18 (Pop‑up)
John Zorn  Cobra: Studio Version, Moderato (excerpt)   Options Cobra  Hat Hut    2:48:24 (Pop‑up)
John Zorn  Archery (excerpt)   Options The Parachute Years: 1977-1980  Tzadik    2:50:48 (Pop‑up)
Thich Nhat Hanh  Telephone Meditation   Options Meditations on the Present Moment  Sounds True    2:51:26 (Pop‑up)
The Turtles  You Showed Me   Options Battle of the Bands  Sundazed reissue    2:55:02 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Gene Wright 
Stardust   Options Horse Music  Geno