Busy Doing Nothing with Charlie Options | A virtual supermarket sweep of recorded history, with an emphasis on processed cheese.

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Playlist for 12 February 2015 Options | Music minus one plus infinity equals busy dubbing nothing

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Artist Song Album Label Approx. start time
Wackie's Rhythm Force  So Much Dub   Options African Roots, Act 3 : Strictly Dubwise  Wackie's   
satanicpornocultshop  Get Ur Freak On   Options Billboard Head Soup (various artists)  Sonore  0:02:28 (Pop‑up)
Flying Lizards  Tutti Frutti   Options Top Ten  Statik  0:05:33 (Pop‑up)
Spaceheads  Dirty Planet   Options Trip to the Moon  Electric Brass  0:08:09 (Pop‑up)
Annette Brissett  What a Feeling   Options 12-inch single  Wackie's  0:12:09 (Pop‑up)
 
Music behind DJ:
Faceless 
Summer of Dub   Options Faceless  Mutant Sound System  0:16:35 (Pop‑up)
Francis Bebey  Forest Nativity   Options Psychedelic Sanza  Born Bad  0:20:58 (Pop‑up)
Brian Dewan  Coconut   Options This is the Town: A Tribute to Nilsson Vol 1 (various artists)  The Royal Potato Family  0:25:04 (Pop‑up)
C.L. Blast  Double Up   Options The Complete Stax-Volt Singles 1959-1968 (various artists)  Stax  0:28:48 (Pop‑up)
Five Style  Father Time   Options Miniature Portraits  Sub Pop  0:30:46 (Pop‑up)
Eliza Carthy  Billy Boy   Options Red/Rice  Topic  0:34:29 (Pop‑up)
John Kirby Orchestra  Raggle Taggle Gypsies (Maxine Sullivan, vocal)   Options Loch Lomand  Circle  0:37:36 (Pop‑up)
Tune-Yards  Doorstep   Options Whokill  4AD  0:40:14 (Pop‑up)
Janis Ian  Society's Child   Options Janis Ian  Verve  0:44:23 (Pop‑up)
 
Music behind DJ:
Casiokids 
Fot i Hose   Options Topp Stemning På Lokal Bar  Polyvinyl  0:47:31 (Pop‑up)
Maximum Joy  White & Green Place   Options Unlimited (1979-1983)  Crippled Dick Hot Wax  0:51:40 (Pop‑up)
Malcolm McLaren  Double Dutch   Options Duck Rock  Island  0:56:29 (Pop‑up)
Frankie Smith  Double Dutch Bus   Options Double Dutch Bus  WMOT Records  1:00:06 (Pop‑up)
Biz Markie  This Is Something for the Radio   Options Goin' Off  Cold Chillin'  1:04:56 (Pop‑up)
The High Places  The Most Beautiful Name   Options High Places vs. Mankind  Thrill Jockey  1:10:02 (Pop‑up)
The Gaylettes  Here Comes That Feeling   Options Trojan Reggae Sisters box (various artists)  Trojan  1:12:48 (Pop‑up)
 
Music behind DJ:
Futique 
Trump Card   Options Go Low  Shadow  1:15:27 (Pop‑up)
The Clash  Outside Broadcast   Options Radio Clash 12-inch  Epic  1:19:48 (Pop‑up)
Pere Ubu  Bus Station   Options Carnival of Souls  Fire  1:23:49 (Pop‑up)
Solex  Nood-Holland   Options Solex Ahoy! The Sound Map of the Netherlands  Seriés Aphōnos  1:27:32 (Pop‑up)
Toy  The All Seeing Eye   Options Toy  Smalltown Supersound  1:31:19 (Pop‑up)
Her Highness  This Feeling   Options Broken Music Box  Birdsong  1:34:53 (Pop‑up)
 
Music behind DJ:
General Strike 
The Fatal Glass   Options Danger in Paradise  Piano  1:37:50 (Pop‑up)
Dif Juz  Mi   Options Soundpool  4AD  1:41:26 (Pop‑up)
Ignace de Souza and Melody Aces  Asaw Fofor   Options African Scream Contest 2 (forthcoming)  Analog Africa  1:45:57 (Pop‑up)
The Fall  Ride Away   Options Fall Heads Roll  Narnack  1:48:38 (Pop‑up)
Juicy Panic  What Feeling?   Options Billboard Head Soup (various artists)  Sonore  1:53:38 (Pop‑up)
 
Music behind DJ:
Wackie's Rhythm Force 
Good Thing Dub   Options African Roots, Act 3 : Strictly Dubwise  Wackie's  1:57:16 (Pop‑up)



Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:57am Jeff Golick:

Por que dub.
Avatar 11:58am ndbob:

afternoon Charlie, Jeff, everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:59am Charlie:

Hello! Off we go...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:59am listener james from westwood:

Good afternoon, Charlie and all! Glad to be catching this one live!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:00pm Michael:

Hey Charlie and all.
Avatar 12:01pm bobdoesthings:

dubbbbdubdubdub good afternoon
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:03pm Charlie:

Howdy, Jeff, BobND, LJamesfW, Michael, bobDoes, those to come... !
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:05pm listener james from westwood:

I miss Lamin's gigunda dubfests. Always good to hear it.
Avatar 12:08pm still b/p:

In the jungle, the Thursday jungle, the lion slacks just right.
Avatar 12:08pm schmutz:

dub dub by dub!
Avatar 12:10pm βrian:

I'm lurching into the afternoon, with your help.
  12:10pm Listening Out There:

D x 7
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:11pm Charlie:

welcome to the (thursday) jungle, still b/p
schmutz schmutz schmutz!
hi βrian you
out there, listening yo
Avatar 12:12pm βrian:

Isn't it almost time for Mardi Schmaltz, by the way?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:16pm listener james from westwood:

Ich liebe schmutz! I had a grungy typewriter typeface called Schmutz once. Had to force myself not to use it on my résumé and such.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:17pm Charlie:

i will not give up schmaltz for lent!
Avatar 12:17pm schmutz:

there's a little schmutz in my schmaltz. is Mardi Schmaltz a thing?
Avatar 12:18pm glenn:

oh, montana. news.nationalpost.com...
Avatar 12:19pm Dominick:

Ow!
Avatar 12:19pm βrian:

I've decided it is a thing.
Avatar 12:23pm still b/p:

I had the laaaaaast schmaltz with you...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:23pm listener james from westwood:

Yeah, Bebey!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:24pm Charlie:

I like a nice dirty typeface.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:24pm Charlie:

And a nice dirty martini.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:27pm listener james from westwood:

How about a dirty coconut?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:28pm Webhamster Henry:

Hey, I'm doing a show with Brian Dewan at the end of March.
  12:28pm Wendy del Formaggio:

I've had Harry Nilsson on the brain lately! I'm not complaining.
Avatar 12:28pm Dominick:

@glenn - Stupid sexy Flanders!
Avatar 12:28pm bobdoesthings:

I think the Nilsson documentary is still on Netflix for anyone who hasnt checked it out
Avatar 12:28pm βrian:

"You're breaking my heart, you're tearing me apart, so …"
Avatar 12:30pm ndbob:

@bob d - pretty good documentary
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:31pm Charlie:

"What good is a sock without a shoe?"
Avatar 12:31pm bobdoesthings:

@ndbob - indeed.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:31pm Charlie:

Hi Henry -- will Brian Dewan be playing the Dewanatron?
  12:32pm Wendy del Formaggio:

The Nilsson doc streamed on netflix as of last week. That's when I watched it. Worth checking out!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:32pm Webhamster Henry:

I actually own that Nilsson doc DVD. You will fall in love with his wife and kids!
  12:32pm Wendy del Formaggio:

Is he singing "double-u"? "W"? That's me!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:33pm Webhamster Henry:

We'll be working acoustic - we're the two wackiest autoharpers ever.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:33pm Charlie:

Big hiya to Wendy and Dominick!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:34pm Charlie:

Cool, Henry. I love his autoharp songs.
Avatar 12:34pm βrian:

If you want a makeover, you can move to France where you'll be double-V.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:34pm Webhamster Henry:

More details as I nail them down and print postcards.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:35pm Charlie:

That Montana article reminds me of the scene in Bananas: "Underwear must be changed three times a day. And it must be worn on the outside, so we can check."
  12:37pm Wendy del Formaggio:

Hi Charlie! Enchiladas all around!
  12:37pm josh:

aah i love "father time," wish i could hear this show rn, no sound at work, happened to visit wfmu home page while this song showed in the "now playing" box there
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:41pm Mike East:

The Montana article reminds me that being a NY-centric person means I am completely out of touch with the middle/majority of the US.

Great show so far, Charlie!
  12:42pm Holly in NC:

Hello Charlie & all! So happy to be here in real time! ! Won't be able to talk but am listening :-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:42pm Raggle Taggle Uncle Michael-O:

Great show going on today, Charlie.
  12:43pm Wendy del Formaggio:

Merrill!
Avatar 12:44pm βrian:

So what's going on in Ballston Spa, Mike?
Avatar 12:44pm still b/p:

That Montana state rep. should show us how well he does the atomic sit-up.
  12:46pm Holly in NC:

btw I have tons of home rendered schmaltz & bacon grease in the fridge, plus purchased tallow & lard & duck fat. Fat is good :-) Fat Thursday!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:46pm Mike East:

dunno, Brian...I'm from Jersey :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:47pm Charlie:

Josh - sorry you can't listen at work; thanks for looking :)
Hi Holly! Uncle Michael! Mike East!
Avatar 12:48pm βrian:

Jersey? I hear you can see France from there.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:48pm Mike East:

@Holly - I went to a TJ's and asked if they sold duck fat and felt like the woman was really judging me for wanting it...they didn't have it.
  12:49pm frenchee:

I'm embarrassed to admit that I'm just now getting the racial implications of this song!
Avatar 12:50pm βrian:

Funny, I tried to find some duck fat for a cassoulet. No luck.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:52pm listener james from westwood:

Unexpected Janis Ian trivia: She contributed a chapter to a book of essays I proofread about Orson Scott Card's science fiction novel "Ender's Game." I saw the name in the table of contents and had to check to see if it was THAT Janis Ian.
Avatar 12:53pm still b/p:

Belgian fries in duck fat! Brussels Sprouts in duck fat! A couple miles from me but I never et there.
duckfat.com
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:54pm Uncle Michael:

Duck fat is a wonderful spoonerism.
Avatar 12:55pm βrian:

Oh crap, we're about to fall into a WFMU lacuna!
Until 3 o'clock, anyway.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:55pm Mike East:

nice, UM...never thought of that.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:55pm Charlie:

Hi Frenchee! I often find that songs that I knew as a kid turn out to have meanings that I was completely unaware of at the time.
Avatar 12:55pm βrian:

True dat, UM.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:55pm Charlie:

Haha, Uncle Michael!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:56pm Jeff Golick:

Thanks, Charlie. Gotta run, but have loved it so far!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:56pm Charlie:

Of course, there are also so many more yuks to get from Bugs Bunny cartoons as adults!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:56pm Charlie:

thanks, Jeff!
Avatar 12:57pm βrian:

Yuks seared in duck fat.
  12:57pm frenchee:

@Charlie: EXACTLY.
Avatar 12:58pm βrian:

Oh, wait. Mike Fivash is up, right? Saved!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:58pm Charlie:

I got no duck fat, but we got Duck Rock.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:59pm Charlie:

I don't have schmaltz, but I do have some home-made schmaltzy chicken broth in the fridge.
Avatar 1:00pm βrian:

Put some on your headlights and you'll be ready for Mardi Schmaltz.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:04pm Alex In Illinois:

I remember this tune playing from my younger sister's radio when I was a teenager.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:08pm Charlie:

I think with the schmaltz, I'll be ready for Fat Tuesday.
  1:08pm βrian:

"Perking up those lips," did he say?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:09pm Charlie:

Double dutch memory, @Alex.
  1:13pm Holly in NC:

@MikeEast - if you are near a Whole Foods, most have duck fat, also Fresh Market (only store in world more expensive than WF, but sometimes has good sales) All other sources I know are internet or local to "washing hands = gov't overreach" North Carolina ;-)
  1:16pm Holly in NC:

Charlie! This Gaylettes song in my top 10 all time !!!!!!!! !!@@
  1:17pm gary mitchell:

jamaica's darlene love
  1:18pm rf:

sounds great!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:20pm Mike East:

@Holly - I sent my wife to WF to find it (when I was looking), but they had none. She DID, however come back with some dynamite duck pate, in its place, though. Didn't help with the confit, but damn, that was some good shit.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:23pm Charlie:

Holly - !!! Glad you enjoyed it.
Hiya Garyyyyyy!
rf - thanks for frequenting my show today.
  1:35pm gary mitchell:

this toy is a joy
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:38pm Lewis:

Hello all = with you in silence today as I must come up to speed on the dramatic radiations of flowering plants and insects in the mid-Cretaecous in order not to embarrass myself next week.
Avatar 1:42pm ndbob:

Sounds interesting Lewis - wish I know more about that
Avatar 1:42pm βrian:

I suggest a nice amber as a study aid.
Avatar 1:43pm βrian:

Just don't let yourself get trapped ...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:44pm Charlie:

"Dramatic radiations of flowering plants and insects in the mid-Cretaceous" -- that is poetry as I need it...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:44pm Lewis:

@ndbob - it is actually pretty cool, just learned that the insect clock is essentially reset in the great extinction at the end of the Permian…
@brian - indeed i have gotten trapped in that amber before!
Avatar 1:50pm bobdoesthings:

Ahh does anyone have "African Scream Contest" vol 1?? I recently added to my list of things to check out.. worth it?
Avatar 1:51pm ndbob:

i recently learned about amberat - instead of tree resin the preservative is crystallized wood rat urine
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:52pm Charlie:

It's nice to know there's a use for that, Bob!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:52pm Lewis:

@bob…. I have analog africa no.3 entitled African Scream Contest, but I don't think that is what you are looking for...
  1:52pm Holly in NC:

Another song in my top 20, at least (Asaw Fofur)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:53pm Charlie:

All hits radio, Holly ;)
Avatar 1:53pm ndbob:

Indeed Charlie!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:53pm Charlie:

Matt Fiveash coming up right after this show. Here's his playlist: wfmu.org...
Don't go anywhere!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:54pm Lewis:

@ndbob - interesting… I was reading this morning about highly detailed preserved cretaceous flowers that were preserved by carbonization, but must admit that rat piss takes the cake!
Avatar 1:56pm ndbob:

excellent show Charlie!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:56pm Lewis:

@Bobdoesthings, I have this one: analogafrica.bandcamp.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:56pm listener james from westwood:

Excellent bookend to the earlier "What a Feeling" cover. Many thanks, Charlie!
Avatar 1:57pm bobdoesthings:

thanks charlie!! great show
Avatar 1:58pm bobdoesthings:

@lewis- yeahhh that one is the one i bookmarked.. Im guessing its worth the buy!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:58pm Uncle Michael:

You're a lion in Zion, Charlie. Thanks for the show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:58pm Charlie:

Good to see you all! Until next week. . .
be busy doing nothing . . . . . .
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:58pm Lewis:

It is pretty good - very raw...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:59pm Michael:

Thanks for the dub, bub. Have a good week! (with no snow!)
Avatar 2:00pm bobdoesthings:

@lewis - didn't realize i could listen to on bandcamp.. so thanks!!
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