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Playlist for 01 August 2002 Options | Cowdependency (with a live set from Aavikko!)

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Artist Song Album Approx. start time
Super Chicken  Theme   Options Toon Tunes  0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Camper Van Beethoven  Processional   Options Vampire Can Mating Oven  0:00:28 (Pop‑up)
Public Enemy  Bring the Noise (instrumental)   Options 12-inch single  0:04:03 (Pop‑up)
Queen of Japan  Seedy Films   Options Nightlife in Tokyo  0:08:08 (Pop‑up)
Electric Eel Shock  Let's Go to the Beach   Options Slayer's Bay Blues  0:11:51 (Pop‑up)
John Barry  Seance on a Wet Afternoon   Options The EMI Years, Vol. 3  0:13:24 (Pop‑up)
Blonde Redhead  Symphony of Treble   Options Fake Can Be Just as Good  0:17:31 (Pop‑up)
The Coasters  Besame Mucho   Options What Is the Secret of Your Success?  0:21:31 (Pop‑up)
Maanam  Raz-Dwa-Raz-Dwa   Options Nocny Patrol  0:25:28 (Pop‑up)
Motor Humming  Aluminum Man   Options Musical Aluminum  0:27:23 (Pop‑up)
  Live set from Finnish band Aavikko, recorded here at WFMU last night! All-instrumental semi-psychedelic carny/tivoly music in the spirit of 60's Italo-westerns and (gasp) Slavic pop melodies with a hard noise edge, featuring the manic twin Casio playing of Tomi Kosonen and Paul Staufenbiel and the propulsive pseudo-disco syncopations of Tomi Leppanen. Here's a picture of 'em in action.
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Of Stompin' Men
Manolitan Vapaapäivä (Manolito's Day Off)
Uno Lira Soluzione
Next Stop: Dusseldorf
Kova Lääkitys (Hard Medication)
Pako Kolmevitosella (Escape 35)
Superlake Beat
Hotelli Martinique (Hotel Martinique)
Ralliautokuski (Rally Car Driver)
Entinen Mies (The Former Man)

Aavikko  interview   Options   1:04:24 (Pop‑up)
Mono Pause  El Cebo   Options 7-inch single (Aavikko on the other side)  1:10:53 (Pop‑up)
Boris Manco  Derule   Options Love, Peace & Poetry, vol. 3 (various artists)  1:14:30 (Pop‑up)
Roxy Music  She Sells   Options Siren  1:16:33 (Pop‑up)
Surf Champlers  James Bond Theme   Options Rough Guide to the Music of Japan (various artists)  1:19:58 (Pop‑up)
Ladytron  Discotrax   Options 604  1:22:54 (Pop‑up)
Bloodless Pharaohs  Bloodless Pharaoh   Options Marty Thau Presents: 2 X 5  1:26:42 (Pop‑up)
Wire  In the Art of Stopping   Options Read and Burn  1:35:45 (Pop‑up)
The Slits  In the Beginning There Was Rhythm   Options some Rough Trade singles Brian burned for the station  1:39:24 (Pop‑up)
The Shangri-Las  I'm Blue   Options Myrmidons of Melodrama  1:45:02 (Pop‑up)
Biz Markie  Bad by Myself   Options All Samples Cleared  1:48:27 (Pop‑up)
Etienne Charry  Par Ici la Monnaie   Options   1:53:29 (Pop‑up)
Jerry Goldsmith  Our Man Flint   Options In Like Flint/Our Man Flint (soundtrack)  1:56:53 (Pop‑up)
Bossston Cruising Mania  Zero Dog   Options Bossston/Feel So/Nasca  2:05:02 (Pop‑up)
Replicant Rhumba Rockers  El Ovni Mambo   Options self-titled  2:09:03 (Pop‑up)
Clifford Brown & Max Roach  Daahoud   Options self-titled  2:11:24 (Pop‑up)
The Poppy Family  A Good Thing Lost   Options A Good Thing Lost: 1968 - 1973  2:15:26 (Pop‑up)
Brujeria  Marcha de Odio   Options Spanglish 101 (various artists)  2:17:26 (Pop‑up)
The Bran Flakes  A Susie Moppet Singtime Sing-a-Long Song   Options Bounces!  2:19:43 (Pop‑up)
Marc Ribot  Yo! I Killed Your God   Options Yo! I Killed Your God  2:20:48 (Pop‑up)
Strawberry Alarm Clock  Incense and Peppermints   Options 7-inch single  2:23:54 (Pop‑up)
Starfuckers  Dear Prudence   Options Vidas Ilustres (various artists)  2:31:50 (Pop‑up)
The Beatles  Glass Onion   Options The Beatles  2:36:13 (Pop‑up)
Mellow (Stephane Lughinbuhl, vocal)  Rivolizione Sessantenove   Options CQ (soundtrack)  2:38:23 (Pop‑up)
The Wilsons  Good About You   Options self-titled  2:40:34 (Pop‑up)
Neil & Iraiza  Tragedy of the Softrocker   Options Sushi 4004 (various artists)  2:44:54 (Pop‑up)
John Zorn  The Sicilian Clan   Options Naked City  2:47:44 (Pop‑up)
Lester  Tenderfoot   Options Boulevard du Swing  2:50:59 (Pop‑up)
DJ Shadow  Mongrel Meets His Maker (part 2)   Options The Private Press  2:53:43 (Pop‑up)
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Thanks to Chris Stubbs and Peter Conheim (of Mono Pause) for engineering the live set by Aavikko!