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Playlist for 30 April 2007 Options | Reeling, and also, uh, rocking

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Artist Song Album Label Comments New / Recmd. Approx. start time
The Fucking Champs  The Loge   Options VI  Drag City    *   0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Pugs  Popcorn   Options Bite the Red Knee  Casual Tonalities      0:02:55 (Pop‑up)
Destructo  Jungle Boogie   Options Seventies Mutation (various artists)  Constructo Tower  get it    0:05:31 (Pop‑up)
Camper Van Beethoven  Processional   Options Vampire Can Mating Oven  Pitch-a-Tent / Rough Trade  on reissue of their third, self-titled, album    0:06:41 (Pop‑up)
Maru Hukushinka  Rhythm & Ancha   Options Ryukyu: Shimauta Pops in 60's - 70's (various artists)  Polystar      0:10:24 (Pop‑up)
Battlefield  Miss Drummond of Perth / Fiddler's Joy / Traditional Reel / The Shetland Fiddler   Options Stand Easy  Topic      0:13:42 (Pop‑up)
Juan Pablo Torres y Algo Nuevo  Son a Propulsion   Options Si, Para Usted (various artists)  Waxing Deep  subtitle: The Funky Beats of Revolutionary Cuba -- one of the best Latin compilations I've ever heard  *   0:17:24 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Brother Jack McDuff 
The Natural Thing   Options The Natural Thing  Cadet      0:21:50 (Pop‑up)
Mocean Worker  Son of Sanford   Options Cinco de Mowo!  MoWo! Inc.    *   0:25:25 (Pop‑up)
Kid Koala  Roboshuffle   Options Carpal Tunnel Syndrome  Ninja Tune      0:29:25 (Pop‑up)
The Sureshot Symphony  Portisland   Options Intro to an Interlude and Interlude to an Outro  Version    *   0:32:07 (Pop‑up)
J Dilla  Wild (instrumental)   Options Rough Draft  Stones Throw  built around track of Neil Innes and his son doing a cover of Slade's Cum on Feel the Noize, originally from the album Miniatures: A Sequence of Fifty-one Tiny Masterpieces (1980, Pipe / Cherry Red Records)  *   0:34:58 (Pop‑up)
Dan Deacon  Jimmy Joe Roche   Options Spiderman of the Rings  Carpark    *   0:37:34 (Pop‑up)
Biz Markie  A One Two   Options Make the Music with Your Mouth Biz  Cold Chillin'    *   0:43:15 (Pop‑up)
Duke Ellington Orchestra  The Five O'Clock Whistle   Options   mp3 library  Ivie Anderson, vocal    0:45:40 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Gene Wright 
Tie a Yellow Ribbon; Tennessee Waltz   Options Horse Songs  Geno      0:52:44 (Pop‑up)
Soul Coughing  Casiotone Nation   Options Ruby Vroom  Slash / Warner Bros.      0:54:12 (Pop‑up)
A&E  Chakkiri   Options Oi!  Sonig  song of the ochatsumi (tea-cutting girl)  *   0:57:58 (Pop‑up)
Her Highness  Water   Options Major Keez joined by Her Highness in the Neither Land  Birdsong      1:02:14 (Pop‑up)
Like a Tim  Now Is the Time   Options Red and Blue Boxing  Rephlex  from 2000; new to the station    1:05:25 (Pop‑up)
The Sureshot Symphony  Slippery Strut   Options Intro to an Interlude and Interlude to an Outro  Version    *   1:07:37 (Pop‑up)
Jacques Brel  Seul (Alone)   Options The Poetic World of Jacques Brel  Philips  great clip of Jacques singing it live on TV here (thanks, Doug)    1:11:15 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
World Standard 
The Lonely Driver 1952   Options Country Gazette  Asphodel      1:15:02 (Pop‑up)
Harry Revel  This Room Is My Castle of Quiet   Options Music for Peace of Mind  Request  the CD collects 3 10-inch albums: Music Out of the Moon, Music for Peace of Mind, and Perfume Set to Music    1:20:16 (Pop‑up)
Bernhard Gal  Vazira - Urdu   Options Bestimmung New York  Durian      1:22:46 (Pop‑up)
Sheila Chandra  Quiet 4   Options Quiet  Caroline      1:27:03 (Pop‑up)
Rose Lesniak  She's So   Options Life Is a Killer (various artists)  Giorno Poetry Systems      1:31:12 (Pop‑up)
Inflatable Boy Clams  Skeletons   Options double 7-inch single  Subterranean Records  also here    1:36:00 (Pop‑up)
Electrelane  To the East   Options No Shouts No Calls  Too Pure  this album is the most wonderful thing I've heard in a while...  * ***   1:38:47 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Percy Thrillington 
Long Haired Lady   Options Thrillington  mp3 library      1:43:50 (Pop‑up)
Lothar and the Hand People  It Comes on Anyhow   Options Lothar and the Hand People  Capitol      1:48:43 (Pop‑up)
Rooney  Into the Lens   Options The Topography of Chance (various artists)  Sonic Arts Network      1:52:05 (Pop‑up)
Three Keys  Nagasaki   Options 1932-33  mp3 library      1:55:40 (Pop‑up)
Tucker Zimmerman  Back on the Road Again   Options Tucker Zimmerman  mp3 library  originally released by Village Thing records, 1972    1:58:28 (Pop‑up)
Judee Sill  The Vigilante   Options Heart Food  Water  "I've seen him fight the fiercest foe until its forces divide"    2:00:34 (Pop‑up)
Nicola Conte  Fuoco Fatuo   Options Bossa Per Due  Eighteenth Street Lounge      2:04:26 (Pop‑up)
Enrico Caruso  Mi par d'udir ancora   Options The Complete Caruso vol 3    from Les Pechers des Perles (The Pearl Divers), by Bizet    2:09:40 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Harold Budd & Brian Eno 
The Silver Ball   Options The Pearl  Astralwerks / Virgin      2:14:46 (Pop‑up)
Dogliotti  Negro en Sol Menor   Options Candombe for Export / Candombe Liso  Vampisoul  Uruguay organ, early 1970s    2:20:37 (Pop‑up)
Sonny Rollins  Almost Like Being in Love   Options The Complete Prestige Recordings        2:23:27 (Pop‑up)
William Burroughs with The Eudoras  Old Lady Sloan   Options The Mortal Micronotz Tribute (various artists)  Iconoclastic  William S. Burroughs performs spoken word version of lyrics that he wrote originally for the Micronotz. Burroughs and Micronotz both from Lawrence, Kansas.    2:26:47 (Pop‑up)
The Monkees  Look Out, Here Comes Tomorrow   Options More of the Monkees  Colgems / Rhino      2:29:52 (Pop‑up)
Wire  Glad All Over (April 1st, 1977)   Options Live at the Roxy  Pink Flag    *   2:32:01 (Pop‑up)
Gudrun Gut  Tumbling Monks   Options Silver Monk Time: A Tribute to the Monks (various artists)  Play Loud!    *   2:33:37 (Pop‑up)
Monks  Love Came Tumbling Down   Options Demo Tapes 1965  Munster    *   2:36:29 (Pop‑up)
The Raincoats  Monks Chant   Options Silver Monk Time: A Tribute to the Monks (various artists)  Play Loud!    *   2:39:13 (Pop‑up)
Wire  Glad All Over (April 2nd, 1977)   Options Live at the Roxy  Pink Flag    *   2:41:22 (Pop‑up)
El da Rimpio  Sukiyaki   Options Billboard Head Soup (various artists)  Sonore / Xerxes / Nu NuLAX NuLAN    *   2:43:08 (Pop‑up)
Pulp  Lipgloss   Options His 'n' Hers  Island      2:45:33 (Pop‑up)
Lil' Mama  Lip Gloss   Options Lip Gloss single  Jive  heard in DJ Rupture's fine set at the first concert in the WFMU Free Music Series Saturday night    2:49:08 (Pop‑up)
Brooklyn All Stars Singers  Careless Soul   Options I've Got My Ticket  Gospel    *   2:53:00 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
The Spoon and Candle Workshop 
Freebird   Options Seventies Mutation (various artists)  Constructo Tower      2:56:13 (Pop‑up)