Options Put The Needle On The Record with Billy Jam: Playlist from July 25, 2008 Options

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Hip-hop and rap, that's where my heart's at. But I'll play anything so long as it ain't crap!

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Options July 25, 2008: Then what happened? Live from the Knitting Factory (feat. J-Live, Clay Pigeon, Marcus Reeves, Scott Williams, Homeboy Sandman, Oddy Gato, Rabbi Darkside, Bisc-1, Mental + Dot-Matic, Jason Ewald, Brooklyn Academy, Urbalist, Dr Boxer + much more))

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments New Approx. start time
Elliot Lipp  the outside   Options The outside  Mush      *    
J-Live  be no slave   Options Then What Happened?    2008      0:04:21 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Billy Jam with Clay Pigeon + Marcus Reeves 







0:05:30 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Marcus Reeves 

live reading of his book "Somebody Scream!" - "Generation Rewind" chapter   Options






0:11:18 (Pop‑up)
What's The Science?  Honor, Courage and Kharma feat. Prince Po   Options Elevation    2008      0:19:26 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Clay Pigeon (Dusty Show) out in the Leonard street 







0:25:35 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Thanksgiving Brown 







0:49:48 (Pop‑up)
J-Live  The Upgrade (feat. Oddisee & Posdanous)   Options Then What Happened?  BBE  2008    *   0:59:12 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
J-Live interview 

over Dawgisht   Options






1:00:03 (Pop‑up)
J-Live feat Oddy Gato + Homeboy Sandman  Live Freestyle on WFMU over Dawgisht beats   Options     2008    *   1:19:56 (Pop‑up)
J-Live feat Oddy Gato  Ole   Options Then What Happened?  BBE  2008    *   1:25:08 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Marcus Reeves reads from his book 

"Somebody Scream!" from the chapter "Gangsta Chic"   Options






1:26:58 (Pop‑up)
Rabbi Darkside  the better the bomb (advance pre-mastered copy)   Options Building the better bomb    2008    *   1:42:41 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Rabbi Darkside interview 







1:45:21 (Pop‑up)
Rabbi Darkside + Homeboy Sandman + Bisc 1 + HIred Gun + The Herbaist Mental over Dawgisht beat  freestyle live @ the Knitting Factory on WFMU   Options     2008      1:54:08 (Pop‑up)
Rabbi Darkside  open school   Options Building the better bomb    2008      2:05:16 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
interview with MC Mental + producer Dot-Matic 







2:07:50 (Pop‑up)
MC Mental + producer Dot-Matic  Live Freestyle on WFMU over Dotmatic beats   Options           2:13:25 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Dr. Boxer live on mic 







2:16:27 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Homeboy Sandman live on the mic 







2:19:56 (Pop‑up)
Jason Ewald live on guitar              2:26:56 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Clay Pigeon (Dusty Show) out in the Leonard street 







2:38:23 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
(Brooklyn Academy feat. Ill Bill 

this is Brooklyn   Options

world premiere on WFMU 



Mr Met + Pumpkinhead + Block McCloud (Brooklyn Academy) in the house and about to jump on the mic 


2:46:29 (Pop‑up)
Mr Met + Pumpkinhead + Block McCloud (Brooklyn Academy)              2:48:26 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Billy Jam with Clay Pigeon + Marcus Reeves saying BYE BYE 







2:57:09 (Pop‑up)

Photos taken last weekend of one of the many great sculptures on exhibit - both outside on lawn & inside some of the former-military buildings - on Governor's Island. All the art on display for free: as is ferry travel to and from the recently made public island (Sat & Sun thru October). It is just a short boat ride from southern point of Manhattan and the ferry building (Battery Maritime Building) where the boats leave from also houses the David Byrne installation (Alternate PowerPoint Universe) which is free to the public: Fri, Sat, Sun thru August 24.

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Listener comments!

  3:01pm Lisa M:

Hey Billy!!
  3:01pm Lisa M:

Cant hear the show today forget my damn headphones, and I work in the corporate dead zone, can pump
up the music
  3:02pm Lisa M:

I will catch the last 1/2 hour when I get home:-)
  3:02pm Lisa M:

Okay, why is it like crickets, where are the rest of the posters
  3:05pm Lisa M:

Okay, I put it on low volume
  3:10pm Ike:

At work, they moved me next to an obnoxious loudmouth who hates me, so I'll have to jam the headphones in tighter and TURN IT UP.

I hope to hoof it down there to the Knit later.
  3:12pm north guinea hills:

marcus reeves book sounds super dope for nerdass mind... i would jump down to the knitting factory if i could get off of work before 5:30.
  3:15pm Lisa M:

Billy ,I wish I could swing by, but I'm hungover and sleep deprived. I need to haul my culo on home,lol.
  3:16pm north guinea hills:

i see lisa is in the same boat as myself, jejeje
  3:19pm Lisa M:

Haha North Guninea, I can see my bed now, and wish I could reach it faster.
  3:19pm Lisa:

and I'm misspelling words and your name sorry! Its the liquor..
  3:29pm north guinea hills:

i was on a 2 day binge. i felt so bad yesterday i missed the akron family even though my gf got the free tix and i used to play w/ them. i need to sleep 16 hours tonight and mellow out this weekend.....
  3:32pm listener W:

I will be down to Knitting Factory
  3:33pm Lisa M:

I hear you North Guinea, and of course this weekend allot of good stuff is going on.I need to sleep in tomorrow
  3:39pm spaniel:

sounds like a good time. wish i could make it down there today. Clay's awesome.
  3:40pm Vicki:

If Adrian Monk ever needed a fill in for voiceovers I have to say the Clay actually sounds just like him, this just occured to me. Excellent stuff, Clay - listening in London while eating supermarket Indian food
  3:41pm Billy Jam:

hey Spaniel sorry you can't make it down but for all others come on thru the Knitting Factory - 74 leonard street -dwontown NYC - We are here live til 6PM EST
  3:56pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

QUESTION for J-Live: Did you start off your musical journey DJing or Emceeing?
  3:57pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

  4:00pm Ismael:

I feel... it feels like I'm at the Knitting Factory, listening live to J-Live.
  4:01pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

<bobbing my head> Thanks for THAT BANGIN ASS Track Billy! :-) One of my favs on the album!
  4:04pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

Peace to Oddisee reppin MARYLAND!!
  4:16pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

I always say be patient and just wait for whomever album to come out. They have to eat too!
  4:19pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

J-Live and Obbligato over the Dawgisht beat! DOPE!!
  4:21pm Ismael:

using "homeostatis" while rhyming. you gotta like that.
  4:22pm north guinea hills:

totally dopedelic!
  4:22pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

My bad...J-Live, Oddy Gato and Homeboy Sandman over Dawgisht beats!! NICE!!
  4:48pm Ken:

Sounds great everybody, wish I coulda been there.. listening from the lake..
  4:55pm david:

like an ipod 3 gigs lined up...
  4:57pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

Bisc-1 was about to bust over a 900bpm beat! LOL!
  5:09pm Angel:

maTic & Mental - killa combo!!
  5:14pm Sean Daily:

Props and plaudits to BJ and CP, like peanut butter and bananas.
  5:22pm Tall Paul:

Yo Bill, what up TP from the Dub coming at . Good to hear you back on the air. Not the same without the HipHOp on the air. Dope ass show just tuened in about 10 minutes ago. Enjoing the freestyles Later Peace, one love
  5:25pm north guinea hills:

time for bed, see y'all next time!
  5:31pm Steve:

Jason is rockin' out! O.F. Blues kicks ass.
  5:47pm david:

gotta love Clay's dusty style on the mic...
  12:10am billyJam:

Thanks for listening to this show and to WFMU and to those who made comments to playlist. And a special THANK YOU to WFMU's Jeff Mullan (engineer back @ WFMU studios), Scott Williams (chief engineer @ Knitting Factory), Bill Bowman (sound and remote broadcast engineer), Chad (support crew coordinator), Clay Pigeon ( uniquely talented WFMU man-in-the-street), Bryce + Bronwyn + Kelly ( transition programmers), station manager Ken (programming + technical coordinator), and all the FMU'ers who came thru club inc. Daniel Blumin, Ike, Noah, and Monica. Thanks to all the great guests (listed above) and to Jessica from Spectre for help in production, and to the wonderful staff at Knitting Factory inc. Peter/Thanksgiving Brown + Stephen Schwartz + Josh + the bartender. But mostly thanks to YOU for listening to WFMU + for giving a damn. Next week's show will be back in the Jersey City studios with no guests - all music. peace-billyjam
  1:25pm Lisa Michelle:

Hey Billy ,Wonderful show!! Just listened to it:-) Hey, Im going to P.S.1 today, DFA(LCD Soundsystem)
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