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Playlist for 25 December 2006 Options | Nothing for Christmas

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Artist Song Album Label Comments Approx. start time
James Campbell/Francis Lemarque  main titles   Options Playtime (soundtrack)      0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Broadcast  According to No Plan   Options Work and Non Work  Drag City    0:02:01 (Pop‑up)
Native Hipsters  Which Way?   Options There Goes Concorde Again  Mechanically Reclaimed Music    0:05:10 (Pop‑up)
Jeff Alexander  Come Wander With Me   Options The Brown Bunny (soundtrack)  Tulip    0:09:51 (Pop‑up)
Portishead  Wandering Star   Options Dummy  Go! Discs/London    0:12:40 (Pop‑up)
The Magnetic Fields  Lonely Highway   Options The Charm of the Highway Strip  Merge    0:17:36 (Pop‑up)
Hans Reichel  Death Procession   Options Yuxo: A New Daxophone Operetta  a/l/l/ - Free Music Production    0:20:43 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Raymond Scott 
When Will It End?   Options Manhattan Research Inc.  Basta    0:24:28 (Pop‑up)
Conrad Cummings  By Keeping Things Exactly the Way That They Are   Options Photo-Op  Emergency Music    0:29:20 (Pop‑up)
Ivor Cutler  The Aimless Dawnrunner   Options Dandruff      0:34:17 (Pop‑up)
Deviants  Nothing Man   Options Ptooff!  Alive    0:36:38 (Pop‑up)
Simon & Garfunkel  A Simple Desultory Philippic (Or How I Was Robert McNamara'd Into Submission)   Options Parsley, Sage, Rosemary & Thyme  Columbia    0:40:34 (Pop‑up)
Rosemary Clooney & Perez Prado  I Got Plenty o' Nuttin'   Options A Touch of Tabasco  RCA    0:42:57 (Pop‑up)
Chuck Berry  No Particular Place to Go   Options Golden Decade  Chess    0:44:54 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Brave Combo 
Gnossiene #3   Options Box of Ghosts  Rounder    0:47:28 (Pop‑up)
Anita O'Day (with Abbey Brown & His Cool Cats)  So Much of Nothing to Do   Options Young Anita (4-cd box)  Proper    0:51:16 (Pop‑up)
Walter Franco  Nothing   Options Revolver      0:54:27 (Pop‑up)
Peter Zummo  Song VI   Options Zummo with an X  New World    0:57:18 (Pop‑up)
Pere Ubu  Ubu Dance Party   Options Dub Housing  Rough Trade    1:02:02 (Pop‑up)
Bill Murray & Gilda Radner  The Evil Santa   Options The Best of the National Lampoon Radio Hour  Rhino    1:06:38 (Pop‑up)
Jon Rose  What Shall We Buy?   Options Violin Music for Supermarkets  Megaphone    1:09:57 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Henry Mancini 
Mystery Movie Theme; The Mancini Generation   Options Days of Wine and Roses  RCA    1:12:56 (Pop‑up)
Mose Allison  I'm Not Talking   Options The Word from Mose  Atlantic    1:17:15 (Pop‑up)
James Brown  Doing It to Death   Options Star Time  Polydor    1:19:50 (Pop‑up)
The Flying Lizards  Sex Machine   Options Top Ten  Statik    1:24:46 (Pop‑up)
Owada  Nothing   Options Nothing  Piano    1:29:34 (Pop‑up)
Jimmy Scott  Heaven   Options Heaven  Warner Bros.    1:34:30 (Pop‑up)
The Beach Boys  I Went to Sleep   Options 20/20  Capitol    1:39:35 (Pop‑up)
Karen Mantler  Vacation   Options My Cat Arnold  Xtrawatt/ECM    1:41:01 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Young Marble Giants 
Zebra Trucks   Options       1:45:18 (Pop‑up)
Randall Woolf  Your Name Backwards   Options Rock Steady  CRI  performed by Twisted Tutu: Eve Beglarian & Kathleen Supove; text: David Terhune  1:53:10 (Pop‑up)
Nobukazu Takemura  Wandering   Options 10th  Thrill Jockey    2:00:47 (Pop‑up)
Peter and Lou Berryman  Play It Again   Options No Relation  self-released    2:08:14 (Pop‑up)
Bruce Nauman  Pete and Repeat/Dark and Stormy Night   Options Raw Materials  Tate Modern    2:10:17 (Pop‑up)
Brak and Zorak  The Song That Doesn't End   Options Space Ghost's Musical Bar-B-Que  Cartoon Network/WB    2:16:53 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Emahoy Tsegue-Maryam Guebrou 
The Homeless Wanderer   Options Ethiopiques 21  Buda Musique    2:19:15 (Pop‑up)
Bob Dylan  If Dogs Run Free   Options New Morning  Columbia    2:24:03 (Pop‑up)
Jon Rose  Shopping in Tuva (with Sainkho, vocals)   Options Violin Music for Supermarkets  Megaphone    2:27:21 (Pop‑up)
Fats Waller  Us on a Bus   Options Complete, vol. 3, 1935-36  Bluebird    2:31:01 (Pop‑up)
Claudine Longine  Nothing to Lose   Options The Mad, Mad World of Soundtracks (various artists)  mp3 library    2:35:51 (Pop‑up)
Brave Combo  Nothing Is Permanent   Options No, No, No Cha Cha Cha  Rounder    2:38:13 (Pop‑up)
Bley Peacock Synthesizer Show  I Belong to a World That's Destroying Itself   Options The Bley Peacock Synthesizer Show  Polydor    2:42:03 (Pop‑up)
Destroy All Monsters  Bored   Options Bored  Cherry Red    2:46:27 (Pop‑up)
Wretched Refuse String Band  Tossin' and Turnin'   Options       2:55:25 (Pop‑up)
Girls At Our Best  Getting Nowhere Fast   Options Pleasure  Vinyl Japan    2:58:03 (Pop‑up)