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 30 April 2015 Options | Euro disco ball joint compound fracture

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Artist Song Album Label Images Approx. start time
Aavikko  Alas Volgaa   Options Aavikko (first EP)  Bad Vugum 
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Gal Costa  Onde Esta o Dinheiro   Options Profana  RCA    0:02:47 (Pop‑up)
Golden Kids  Micro-Magic-Circus   Options 7-inch single (originally)  Supraphon    0:05:13 (Pop‑up)
Dr. Gunni & Friends  Strakurinn Med Skeggid   Options Abbababb!  Smekkleysa 
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0:07:45 (Pop‑up)
Don Drummond  Man in the Street   Options The Trojan Records Story  Trojan    0:10:06 (Pop‑up)
Ros Sereysothea  Chnam oun Dop-Pram Muy ("I'm 16")   Options Cambodian Rocks  Parallel World    0:13:27 (Pop‑up)
 
Music behind DJ:
Tipsy 
Bunny Kick   Options Uh-oh!  Asphodel 
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0:17:12 (Pop‑up)
Cheb Sahraoui  Lila Sekri Andi   Options Pop-Rai and Rachid Style (various artists)  Earthworks    0:23:50 (Pop‑up)
Liliput  Turk   Options Liliput  Kill Rock Stars    0:28:34 (Pop‑up)
Mahlathini & Mahotella Queens  Re Ya Dumedisa   Options Paris-Soweto  Polydor 
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0:31:14 (Pop‑up)
Zuby Nehty  Kusy   Options Kusy  Indies Scope    0:35:13 (Pop‑up)
Martinibomb  Bueno Modales   Options Mambossa Fever  Martinibomb    0:37:27 (Pop‑up)
 
Music behind DJ:
Tom Recchion 
Flying Weather   Options Chaotica  Birdman 
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0:40:47 (Pop‑up)
Fafá De Belém  Indauê-Tupã   Options Tamba-Tajá  Polydor    0:45:28 (Pop‑up)
Dva  Disko Cirkús   Options Fonok  Indies Scope    0:47:51 (Pop‑up)
Wimme  Texas   Options Nordic Roots (various artists)  Northside 
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0:51:34 (Pop‑up)
Metá Metá  Umbigada   Options Metá Metá  Metá Metá    0:54:34 (Pop‑up)
Pascal Comelade, Pierre Bastien, Jac Berrocal, Jaki Lierbezeit  Rock 'n' Roll Station   Options Oblique Sessions  EVVA/ Les Disques du Soleil et de l'Acier    0:58:05 (Pop‑up)
Coyle & Sharpe  Sagrana My Day   Options Audio Visionaries: Street Pranks and Put-Ons  Thirsty Ear 
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1:03:10 (Pop‑up)
Viparat Piengsuwan  Rak Tong Rorn (Love Passion)   Options Thai Beat A Go-Go (various artists)  Subliminal Sounds    1:06:32 (Pop‑up)
 
Music behind DJ:
Las Comadrejas 
Oaxacatelas   Options We are Ugly, But We Have the Music  Comad    1:09:05 (Pop‑up)
Françoise Hardy  J'écoute de la Musique Saoule   Options Musique Saoule  Odeon/EMI 
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1:14:13 (Pop‑up)
Kati Kovács  Volt Egy Őrült Éjszaka   Options Intarzia  Pepita    1:18:16 (Pop‑up)
Queen of Japan  Ma Quale Idea   Options Headrush  Echokammer     1:21:29 (Pop‑up)
Sarolta Zalatnay with Metro Együttes  Mostanában Bármit Teszünk   Options   Qualiton 
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1:25:47 (Pop‑up)
Brigitte Fontaine  Genre Humain   Options Genre Humain  Virgin France    1:28:12 (Pop‑up)
Harpers Bizarre  Mad   Options The Secret Life of Harpers Bizarre  Warner Bros.    1:32:33 (Pop‑up)
 
Music behind DJ:
Piero Umiliani 
Open Space   Options To-Day's Sound  Right Tempo 
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1:35:13 (Pop‑up)
Kahimi Karie  Le Roi Soleil   Options Kahimi Karie  Minty Fresh    1:40:25 (Pop‑up)
Traband  Vidím tě   Options Vlnobeat  Indies Scope    1:45:38 (Pop‑up)
Les Innocents  Colore   Options Post Partum  Virgin France    1:51:48 (Pop‑up)
Lio  You Go to My Head   Options Lio  Ariola; Ze (reissue) 
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1:56:40 (Pop‑up)
 
Music behind DJ:
Mario Nascimbene 
Hot Asphalt   Options Cinemaphonic: Electro Soul (various artists)  Emperor Norton    1:58:51 (Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:59am listener james from westwood:

Good afternoon, Charlie and all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:00pm Michael:

Hiya Charlie!
Avatar 12:01pm ndbob:

Heya Charlie and everyone!
Avatar 12:02pm bobdoesthings:

good afternoon do-nothingers
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:03pm thatpatsmith:

Cholly!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:06pm Charlie:

Howdy James, Michael, ndBob, BobDT, thatPat!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:06pm Doug Schulkind:

Busy Doing Nothing, the macro-radio-magic-circus!
  12:07pm gary mitchell:

splendid amalgam here
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:11pm Charlie:

Hi Doug! Good to see you!
And you too Gary!
Avatar 12:14pm ndbob:

Heya Gary et al
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:14pm listener james from westwood:

Volume WAY up for Ros here.
Avatar 12:15pm bobdoesthings:

hnam oun Dop-Pramp Muy “I’m 16” by Ros Sereysothea
Avatar 12:15pm bobdoesthings:

blog.wfmu.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:16pm Parq:

Updated Cambo Rocks post with track IDs here:
blog.wfmu.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:17pm Parq:

Bobdoes, sorry, didn't see you were already in there.
Avatar 12:20pm schmutz:

hi hi everyone! finally made it this time.
  12:22pm jan:

hear!
  12:24pm SeanG:

was that Strakurinn Med Skeggid a cover?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:26pm Charlie:

Hi Parq, Schmutz, Jan, Sean.
Sean -- album lists it as an original.
  12:28pm SeanG:

Thanks Charlie--it sounded really familiar
Avatar 12:28pm βrian:

Just snuck in the fire exit to listen. Happy to be here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:34pm Charlie:

Me too, βrian, glad to see you.
Avatar 12:35pm bobdoesthings:

Soweto is an area of so. africa.. but does it also refer to this style/genre of music.. I got a random comp with "soweto" in the name..?
  12:36pm johnk77:

Cheb Sahraoui and Chaba Fadela
did a killer live show at S.O.B.s
in NYC, in the 90s
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:43pm Uncle Michael:

Just Czeching in...
  12:45pm frenchee:

mwah hahaahahahah
"Czeching in"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:47pm Charlie:

Hey Johk77, Uncle Michael, Frenchee --
"Czech your head"!
Avatar 12:48pm βrian:

I friend of mine who lived in Prague for a year found himself a Czech mate. (She saw no other option, so she married him.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:50pm Uncle Michael:

She was resigned?
  12:52pm janimpala:

good afternoon everyone. Diane, Freddy and Mike BS howdy
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:53pm Charlie:

"Wimme Saari is one of the best known Sami yoikers from Finland"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:53pm Charlie:

@janimpala -- I think you want to go back to the WFMU home page and click on the link for Diane's show!
  12:55pm βrian:

Not resigned, just outmaneuvered.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:57pm Parq:

Charlie's broadcasting -- Czech your inhibitions at the door.
  1:01pm gary mitchell:

like trans-europe express after a few drinks
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:02pm Uncle Michael:

You can Czech out any time you like...
Avatar 1:02pm Polyus:

Dig that fancy hi hat pattern.
Avatar 1:03pm βrian:

Would you mind picking up the Czech, then?
Avatar 1:08pm bobdoesthings:

How bout we settle it with a game of Czechers?
  1:13pm i k e:

Needs more Prague rock. But don't Rush.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:14pm steve:

the people demand eurodisco !
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:19pm Parq:

Ike wins.
  1:23pm frenchee:

Ike is a winner, always
  1:26pm i k e:

Solely the effect of having too much time on my hands. Not normally good w/ verbal pun-king (see, that one barely makes sense)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:31pm Charlie:

Hi Ike, better pun-king than pu-king. Not that that makes sense either.
  1:34pm Mira:

I like the way you Thai-ed up that last set, Charlie!
  1:35pm gary mitchell:

the santa cruz wall of sound
  1:37pm i k e:

Yeah that set wasn't Laos-y.
  1:55pm gary mitchell:

autre homme est good
Avatar 1:56pm ndbob:

excellent show Charlie!
Avatar 1:59pm bobdoesthings:

thanks charlie!!
Avatar 1:59pm βrian:

Ach, thanks Charlie. Now I have an audio hour to kill ...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:59pm Charlie:

Thanks everybody!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:59pm Uncle Michael:

Thanks, Charlie!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:00pm listener james from westwood:

Garden of worldly delights today, Charlie!
  2:00pm Listening Out There:

Thanks again!
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