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A viking ship appears on the horizon, a likeness of Alice Coltrane carved into its bow. Rare birds flock together to sing Francoise Hardy as soul hits. A sunset of blips and bleeps fills the air.

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format New Approx. start time
Muro: King of Diggin  #1-3   Favoriting diggin OST  octave      *   0:00:00 (Pop-up)
jef gilson  chant inca (alternative version)   Favoriting The Archives        *   0:04:27 (Pop-up)
Mamie Perry  lament   Favoriting jukebox jam vol 2 v/a        *   0:10:19 (Pop-up)
laura mvula  green garden   Favoriting sing to the moon        *   0:12:05 (Pop-up)
mahmoud esma, roble hoche and kihien ebrahim  guelabiessi   Favoriting Opika Pende: Africa at 78 RPM  dust to digital        0:15:59 (Pop-up)
nico  la notte delle fiabe   Favoriting 'abschied'      Vinyl  *   0:18:39 (Pop-up)
piers faccini  feather light   Favoriting between dogs and wolves  beating drum      *   0:23:24 (Pop-up)
au revoir simone  through the backyards   Favoriting verses of comfort, assurance & salvation          0:26:41 (Pop-up)
wagner excerpt  beggars banquet   Favoriting OST Daisies  El      *   0:30:55 (Pop-up)
angel olsen  lights out   Favoriting burn your fire for no witness        *   0:38:17 (Pop-up)
hugues aufray/serge gainsbourg  mes petits odalisques   Favoriting Intoxicated Man 1958-1962        *   0:42:31 (Pop-up)
laila france  david hamilton   Favoriting           0:43:48 (Pop-up)
kalbata & mixmonster  prisoner in love feat little john   Favoriting       Single  *   0:48:25 (Pop-up)
junior murvin  jack slick   Favoriting           0:52:54 (Pop-up)
D/R/U/G/S  all around and away we go remix by twin sister   Favoriting           0:56:52 (Pop-up)
BCBG  white trees   Favoriting chapelle abstraite          1:00:09 (Pop-up)
lack of afro  recipe for love feat jack tyson-charles   Favoriting       Single    1:09:56 (Pop-up)
donna king  take me home   Favoriting Wigan Casino Soul Club, Station Road, Wigan 1973-81        *   1:13:47 (Pop-up)
tony owens  got to get my baby back home   Favoriting New Orleans Funk Volume 3  soul jazz      *   1:16:32 (Pop-up)
denita and sene  call U   Favoriting his and hers  input/snow dog      *   1:19:12 (Pop-up)
juliette greco  les amours perdues   Favoriting           1:23:16 (Pop-up)
debruit and alsarah  alhalim   Favoriting debruit and alsarah  soundway      *   1:25:40 (Pop-up)
anna calvi  one breath   Favoriting one breath      Single  *   1:30:13 (Pop-up)
baroque jazz trio  Orientasie   Favoriting Mobilisation Generale: Protest and Spirit Jazz from France 1970-1976  born bad      *   1:35:12 (Pop-up)
no right turn  lawlands away   Favoriting no right turn  Em  1980's    *   1:38:51 (Pop-up)
rasputina  sweethaven   Favoriting This is the Town: A Tribute to Nilsson Vol 1  The Royal Potato Family/Old Soul Studio      *   1:43:44 (Pop-up)
ray lugo & the boogaloo destroyers  let me tell ya 'bout the boogaloo   Favoriting       Single  *   1:44:42 (Pop-up)
cibo matto  emerald tuesday   Favoriting hotel valentine  chimera music      *   1:47:39 (Pop-up)
alicia keys/steven colbert  empire state of mind part 2   Favoriting           1:51:05 (Pop-up)
cypress hill  interlude   Favoriting           1:54:58 (Pop-up)
rockets  rocket man instrumental   Favoriting Cosmic Machine: A Voyage Across French Cosmic & Electronic Avantgarde (1970-1980)  because music      *   1:56:20 (Pop-up)
Alain Bashung  j'envisage   Favoriting           2:01:43 (Pop-up)
wilburn burchette  witch's wil   Favoriting I Am the Center: Private Issue New Age Music in America, 1950-1990  light in the attic      *   2:11:37 (Pop-up)
kevin morby  wild side ( o the places you'll go)   Favoriting harlem river  woodsist      *   2:15:52 (Pop-up)
quichenight  shores of lake champlain   Favoriting greatest hits        *   2:21:12 (Pop-up)
marissa nadler  dead city emily   Favoriting july  sacred bones      *   2:24:33 (Pop-up)
huerco s  prinzif   Favoriting colonial patterns  mexican summer      *   2:30:02 (Pop-up)
the ashes  i know there's an answer   Favoriting the beach boys pet sounds performed by v/a  mint 400 records      *   2:35:31 (Pop-up)
erika spring  hidden   Favoriting erika spring          2:38:50 (Pop-up)
theoretical girls  u.s. millie   Favoriting punk 45: kill the hippies kill yourself          2:42:19 (Pop-up)
Cate Le Bon  i can't help you   Favoriting mug museum  wichita/turnstile      *   2:45:21 (Pop-up)
the artist  chelsea rogers 2006   Favoriting An Artist and his Music (Duane's 2013 WFMU Premium)          2:53:10 (Pop-up)
XRay Pop  bulle de sang   Favoriting ding dong songs  finders keepers  1980's    *   2:58:14 (Pop-up)

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Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:02am

again...nice art! hi trouble!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:03am
Guido (Cologne):

Hello Trouble!
Silcscreen art?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:05am
Guido (Cologne):

Avatar This Is The Modern World with Trouble Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:05am

good morning snow bunnies! it's tuesday so it must be snowing...
Avatar This Is The Modern World with Trouble Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:05am

today's art is by rupert goldsworthy,
Avatar This Is The Modern World with Trouble Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:06am

hah! you are way ahead of me guido!
Avatar 9:09am
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...BBC has article about the science of homosexuality - Marty has a crossdresser...happy pink & blue contrast Tuesday...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:10am
Guido (Cologne):

in beetween copy-&-paste css-code - copy-&-paste URLs

i'm very diligent and efficient today ;-)
Avatar 9:11am

where's the link to that article, revrab?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:12am
Guido (Cologne):

By the way we almost have the crocus & tulips bunnies over here.
Kind of perverted.
anything can happen.
last year was snow in March.
Avatar 9:13am
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Avatar 9:17am

hello trouble and all. nice start.
surprise surprise, this week the pic fits in my screen size.
Avatar This Is The Modern World with Trouble Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:18am
Brian in UK:

Hello trouble. More polyphonics.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:20am

Crocuses in southern uk. And snowdrops.
Avatar This Is The Modern World with Trouble Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:23am
Brian in UK:

Several retrospectives of Richard Hamilton starting to manifest themselves since his demise. Might make their way across the sea to you at some time.
Avatar 9:26am

thanks rev. good stuff.
Avatar 9:26am

I saw a robin in a nearby tree on very cold day (- XX °C) in Southern Ontario over the weekend. Change in daylight leads the seasons.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:26am
Guido (Cologne):

bibi on tablet?
I need a tester for my CSS-work!
(just kidding)
Avatar 9:26am
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- love that RH from '63, my birth year - w/ space capsule & convertible - really speaks of the era...
Avatar 9:28am

you were in southern ontario and didn't call? sheeesh.
Avatar This Is The Modern World with Trouble Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:31am
listener james from westwood:

this wagner cut always reminds me of that film "excalibur."
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:31am
Guido (Cologne):

Hamilton ist interesting technical-wise (mix of oil-phorealism / collage / print).
We had an retrospective here some ten years ago or so.

Did you know that the artwork for Beatles White Album is by him.
Conception was to create a counter-part to Sgt. Pepper.
(Sgt. Pepper is by Peter Blake, so both are by major Pop-Art-artists.)
Avatar 9:32am

heh, glenn. Next time I'm in TO, I'll offer to buy you a GTD-gear thank you beer over a hockey final.
Avatar 9:33am

root beer, please. i'm a non drinker.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:34am
Guido (Cologne):

pronounced: ub-sheed = farewell
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trouble, you will have trouble with guido !
Avatar 9:40am
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- didn't put it together; funny how one hears Peter Blake's name all the time - but even the Beatles association doesn't make Richard Hamilton's name that familiar;
- have to mention then the Richard Chang project to buy White Albums :
- he speculates that maybe the staining & decoration what-have-you that would happen to the White Album are what Hamilton had in mind in the 1st place...

...Dogs to Wolves also a synchronicity, as I grew up w/ a husky & was just looking @ wolf-husky mixes online this A.M. ...
Avatar 9:40am

ahhh digging this, thanks trouble

Hi DJ Trouble!
sweet set so far
Avatar 9:41am

Sure. Rhyming with gear is coincidence.

@Rev: Scorpio boy grew up with a husky? M 0r F? How old were you when you got the dog? In NH?
I grew up with a German shepherd, right here in NYC, later joined by another one
(and a bunch of Siamese cats)
Avatar 9:45am
fred von helsing:

arriving late... had to watch the finnish womens hockey team whomp them pesky rooskies
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:47am
Guido (Cologne):

I know about the White Album and hamilton only because of a visit to Beatles Museum in Hamburg. To me it is weird why this lack of credit about the cover art. Maybe legal reasons.

@fred: Ahoy! always glad to see the Rooshins go down, once a child of the Cold War, always one, I guess
Avatar 9:47am

putin's not going to be very happy when the men's team doesn't even make the medal round.

@ glenn: mwah ha-ha-ha-ha-ha!
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

@P-90: I was maybe - 10? M dawg, NH yes. Huskies quite different from Shepherds.
@Guido: - & /or just the Minimalist nature of 'The White Album' cover - altho' it's actually loaded w/ photos & lyrics inside.
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...Putin made need to take his shirt off & get in there himself...
Avatar This Is The Modern World with Trouble Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:52am

oh yeah the finnish women beat the russians! great to hear. that is an old school rivalry...

REv: I find their temperaments similar, huskies more laid back, less obsessively vigilant, maybe vs. shepherds
Ive had friends and relatives who had various dog breed/wolf mixes, sad to say I'm not impressed
Avatar 9:53am

john, yoko and photography. news.nationalpost.com...
Avatar 9:55am

i like this dub thing. singular.

Oh, hey trouble

@DJ Trouble: I saw some awesome art this week that made me think of you specifically, you might really get into what it is; maybe even choose some for a playlist page...
OK to post a link to your FB page? Or better to use FMU DJ-mail?
Avatar This Is The Modern World with Trouble Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:00am

P-90, sure! facebook page is cool. thanks for thinking of me
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fred von helsing:

yup now the russian team can go down to the sochi police station and smuggle some solidarity firewater to the pussy riot gals

@Trouble: you know how you see something cool and immediately think of one or two people whose tastes you're a little familiar with, like this is one for them to check out? This was one of those type of a-ha moments, I'll post later today, see what you think

"Solidarity Firewater" my forthcoming album

or brand of boutique small-batch vodka?
Avatar 10:05am

bon chic bon genre.
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fred von helsing:

"Solidarity Firewater" label has Lech Walenska toasting Nadya while in the background Putin on a unicorn is leaping off a cliff

Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:09am

sounds good from here, trouble.
Avatar 10:09am

au bon pain?
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trouble, my former 'keyboardist' used to do that 'bip' sound while rehearsing loud. we kicked him out of the band. watch out ;)
Avatar This Is The Modern World with Trouble Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:09am

ugh, i hate leaving the coffee at home!!
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fred von helsing:

one mistake was that the russian army had no intermediate levels of mobilisation. it was all or nothing. germany freaked out. everybody armed to the teeth. light fuse.
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fred von helsing:

yes shirtless Putin. we gotta capture the female demographic too. or is it the male ?
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...like - looking @ the Cold War Balance of Doom we used to decry w/ retrospective nostalgia - ?...
Avatar 10:14am

i always thought CBGB was a reference to BCBG... total failure.

Yeah, but then modern Western consumer culture started to seep into Berlin, the Commies were exposed to it and got hooked, after that there was no going back. See Billy Wilder's fabulous and criminally overlooked "One, Two, Three"
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...someone to shame us - we need you Big Brother...

@Fred, Nadya scanty-clad for male demo, shirtless Putin for female demo, prominently ungelded unicorn for the urban gay demo
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:18am
Guido (Cologne):

... Northern Soul ...

... i miss the cold-war discussion here ...
.... "One, Two, Three" ... is brilliant ...
... thing was, when it was about to be distributed to the theatres the Berlin wall was built, that killed the movie ... at the time.

... ask ken he shall play some more of that "Funky Communist Stuff" ... hehehe ...

hey trouble,
great music as usual!
Avatar 10:22am
fred von helsing:

another gateway for western influences was finnish tv. it was the only non-commie tv signal that could be captured in the western ussr. folks in estonia hacked antennas and recorded stuff. "estonians were the only soviets that knew that lech walenska had a moustache." the ussr was full of tapes of western movies with finnish subtitles. a cool techie footnote to the cold war.
Avatar This Is The Modern World with Trouble Marathon 2024 10:24am

Bonjour, auditeurs perdus !
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fred von helsing:

cherchez le poulet
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:25am
Sem Chumbo:

Oui, c'est chouette, c'est chouette.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:25am
Guido (Cologne):

To USSR-people, the GDR, Poland, CSSR were "the west" ... i have been told.

fred: fascinating tidbits re: Noble freedom-loving Finns/Godless Russkies
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fred von helsing:

goin' toe-to-toe across the gulf. i took a boat ride over in 1987, stayed one night in the ussr, it was SO freakin' weird.
Avatar This Is The Modern World with Trouble Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:28am

check the facebook page: i put a link up to soundcloud for this duo, really interesting stuff
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:28am
Guido (Cologne):

awesome stuff
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...you are gonna *make* me link to 'How The Beatles Rocked the Kremlin' :
- *again* - *seriously* - ??...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:30am
Guido (Cologne):

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fred von helsing:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:31am
Guido (Cologne):

what adventure is this????

... Anna ... other version ...
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fred von helsing:

the new warpaint and calvi are def hittin' good spots in de soul. but there's a consensus that the savages albums kinda blows even if they're amazing live.
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fred von helsing:

@guido Well, you know, I can't really talk about it *cough* *cough* Years later finnish newspapers reported on the kgb surveillance center in the hotel (it's a small informal museum now, in a middle floor in the hotel viru) so i know damned well they were listening in to the yanqui and his girlfriend :-O
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

In the military, Johnny Cash did the job of listening to Russian broadcasts !
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ahh this is great
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- that's quite an experience to reflect on fred.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:43am
Guido (Cologne):

... understand too well.
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fred von helsing:

i'm one of the few yanquis to have seen the evil empire. OK it was estonia, not the core, but still it was pretty scary/amazing. i've been traveling to estonia a lot since right after the revolution, i've seen it change, it's nifty and heartening.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:47am
Andrew Waterloo:

All I can say is I've seen that movie the Lives of Others and would actually be more surprised when they didn't spy on foreigners. I remember the building of the US embassy and how they eventually had to build a secure structure withing the embassy because the Russians had planted so many bugs during construction.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:50am
Guido (Cologne):

I travelled the Ukraine, but early post-soviet time.
But certain agents were still active, interviewing my hosts after I left.
... dark times ...economically ... people going to work not getting paid..
... weird "Businessmen" ... postmen stealing mail ...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:50am

Russia has a border with Norway too. But I guess the TV signal wasn't so strong way up there.
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Breaking trust isn't a very smart long term strategy.
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fred von helsing:

The US now has much much stronger surveillance powers than the Rooskies EVER did. What could possibly go wrong ?
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Who benefits from broken trust? Fucking assholes, that's who.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:52am

i concur fred. scary times.
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fred von helsing:

@andrewC I'm sure there were no civilians there. Even now there are very tight controls on the entire region bordering Finland.
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fred von helsing:

Speaking of Norway: CHICKENS!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:55am
Guido (Cologne):

... that ole cypress hill ...
Avatar 10:57am

they also got biathlets up there. dammit.
Avatar 11:00am

this guy sounds a bit like blixa speaking french.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:03am

Joining late. Hi, all. Really dig today's visual art post.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:06am
Guido (Cologne):

... nono i love cypress hill, just memories ..
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still b/p:

Speaking of Norway, Viking apocalypse is 2/22. Give it a Google.
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fred von helsing:

they put the mercury in the retrograde and they drank it all up
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:11am
Andrew Waterloo:

Oh darn, "when New Age sounds fantastic" was my "when hell freezes over"
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the viking apocalypse??? excellent.
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Re ☿Mercury Retrograde - I like this Astrology site:
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:12am
Guido (Cologne):

inner planet retrogrates differ from outer planet retrogrades

This is nice
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Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

@Guido: elaborate !
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fred von helsing:

hey so what happened to cibo matto last week ?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:21am
Guido (Cologne):

The lines they seem to "draw" look different.
Outer planets: Earth is faster.
Inner planets 8harder to observe): Earth is slower.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:22am
Guido (Cologne):

cibo matto : "exhausted" as Liz said.


I really love this brand new album by Marissa. Thanks for playing her
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:28am
Guido (Cologne):

There is hope!
Avatar This Is The Modern World with Trouble Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:31am

fred von helsing: that chicken statue: c'est fantastique
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fred von helsing:

bien sûr !
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:41am

sexy sounds
Avatar This Is The Modern World with Trouble Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:41am
Brian in UK:

Guess you folks have already seen this, just in case.......
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:43am
Cubicle Carl:

I think I had this theoretical girls song on a ROIR cassette.
Avatar This Is The Modern World with Trouble Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:44am

that is funny brian in UK!
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this bassline has been scientifically approved.
gina k:

I now have to dance
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:58am
Sem Chumbo:

There I was thinking Duane's show had started a day early. All is clear now.
Avatar This Is The Modern World with Trouble Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:58am

ciao kitties! thanks for listening, see you next week!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:58am
Guido (Cologne):

Thanks for the great show Trouble!
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fred von helsing:

any finns here ? I have a chicken group on faceborg, tervetuloa
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thanks trouble!
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Excellent sound..Good start.
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