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Favoriting May 13, 2015: A vast behavioral experiment being conducted by Overlords, too complex for simple tool-using monkey brains to perceive, let alone comprehend.

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Artist Track Album Label Approx. start time
Lee Morgan  Yes I Can, No You Can't (edit)   Favoriting The Gigolo  Blue Note  0:00:00 (Pop-up)
Flyying Colours  I Don't Want to Let You Down   Favoriting Roygbiv  Shelflife Records  0:04:01 (Pop-up)
Courtney Barnett  Nobody Really Cares if You Don't Go to the Party   Favoriting Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit  Mom & Pop  0:09:28 (Pop-up)
Megan Jean and the KFB  Cemetery Man   Favoriting Dead Woman Walkin'  Guts and Know How Records  0:12:06 (Pop-up)
Wolf!  Steve Miller   Favoriting Wolf!  Royal Potato Family  0:15:24 (Pop-up)
 
Metric  Sick Muse   Favoriting Fantasies  Metric Music International  0:22:46 (Pop-up)
Kirk Knuffke  Bonderizer   Favoriting Arms & Hands  Royal Potato Family  0:26:51 (Pop-up)
Waterfall Person  Waterfall Miracle   Favoriting Bug Bytes  Waterfall Person  0:30:21 (Pop-up)
Mighty Sparrow  Wood in the Fire   Favoriting Calypso Carnival  Ra  0:33:36 (Pop-up)
Tani Seitz  I've Got a Lot to Learn About Life   Favoriting The Nervous Set (original cast recording, 1959)  Columbia  0:36:30 (Pop-up)
The Primitives  Rattle My Cage   Favoriting Never Kill a Secret  Fortuna POP!  0:39:03 (Pop-up)
Bert Kaempfert & His Orchestra  Maria Elena   Favoriting That Latin Feeling  Decca  0:42:34 (Pop-up)
 
Zammuto  Your Time   Favoriting Anchor  Temporary Residence Limited  0:50:45 (Pop-up)
Dizzy Gillespie  Swing Low, Sweet Cadillac   Favoriting Swing Low, Sweet Cadillac  Impulse  0:54:00 (Pop-up)
Brando's Island  Auto-Warfare   Favoriting 7" single  Million Dollar Records  1:01:23 (Pop-up)
The Mothers of Invention  Help, I'm A Rock   Favoriting Freak Out!  Verve  1:06:25 (Pop-up)
Grace London  Satisfied   Favoriting Brains  Grace London  1:14:44 (Pop-up)
The Lucksmiths  Get-to-Bed Birds   Favoriting Get-to-Bed Birds  Matinée Recordings  1:18:15 (Pop-up)
 
Bee Gees  Red Chair Fade Away   Favoriting The Bee Gees' 1st  Atco  1:26:23 (Pop-up)
The Minders  Bubble / Frida   Favoriting Hooray for Tuesday  spinART  1:28:57 (Pop-up)
Shooby Taylor, The Human Horn, with Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis and Johnny Griffin  Gigi   Favoriting NJX@NY$!: Irwin's 2003 WFMU Marathon Premium  WFMU  1:34:24 (Pop-up)
Vanessa Hudgens  Amazed   Favoriting Identified  Hollywood  1:40:11 (Pop-up)
Jorgen Ingmann  Third Man Theme   Favoriting The Many Guitars of Jorgen Ingmann  Atco  1:43:02 (Pop-up)
Waterfall Person  Hello (Lionel Richie cover)   Favoriting Waterfall Hits!  Waterfall Person  1:45:12 (Pop-up)
Sun Ra & His Arkestra  Dance of Innocent Passion   Favoriting Dance of Innocent Passion  Saturn  1:48:48 (Pop-up)
 
Blueboy  Superman   Favoriting Super Blueboy  Charlie's  2:05:01 (Pop-up)
Cassandra Wilson  Billie's Blues   Favoriting Coming Forth By Day  Legacy  2:11:35 (Pop-up)
Kirsty MacColl  In These Shoes?   Favoriting Tropical Brainforest  V2  2:16:26 (Pop-up)
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club  Whatever Happened to my Rock 'n' Roll   Favoriting B.M.R.C.  Virgin  2:19:48 (Pop-up)
The Ruts  In a Rut   Favoriting The Crack/Grin and Bear It  Parlophone  2:24:19 (Pop-up)
Waterfall Person  Waterfall Miracle   Favoriting Bug Bytes  Waterfall Person  2:27:59 (Pop-up)
 
The Tornados  Love and Fury   Favoriting The Original Telstar: The Sounds of the Tornadoes [sic]  London  2:36:38 (Pop-up)
Ben Mason  Esmerelda   Favoriting She'd Need a Heart  Gaga Digi  2:39:04 (Pop-up)
Max Rubin  This Is Not Blood, It's Marker   Favoriting Max - Badder and Badder  Marchbaby Music  2:41:13 (Pop-up)
Grip Weeds  Rainbow Quartz   Favoriting How I Won the War  JEM  2:42:36 (Pop-up)
 
Martinibomb  Blue is the Message   Favoriting Sound Houses  Martinibomb  2:50:14 (Pop-up)
Parlor James  House of Flesh and Bones   Favoriting Old Dreams  Sire  2:53:01 (Pop-up)


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Listener comments!

Avatar 3:01pm
Roberto:

Holy crap this is awesome.
Avatar 3:01pm
Roberto:

More singin' Irwin!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:02pm
rrg:

vintagepacificnorthwest.tumblr.com...
  3:02pm
Listener Robert:

Ever been to Luna Parc, either virtually or physically?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:03pm
Ken From Hyde Park:

I never know there were lyrics to this track. Cool!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:06pm
Polyus:

I wonder what clown bands traveled in back before there were tiny cars? Tiny wagons?
  3:09pm
Dean:

Is this a photo of all current and former members of KISS?
  3:12pm
Laura L:

So I take it that Ken was in a vast behavioral experiment being conducted by Overlords this morning--well, that explains that!
Avatar 3:12pm
Ryab:

I sure do love some Courtney Barnett
Avatar 3:13pm
Roberto:

This is a fairly accurate assessment of my personal life. Minus the wanting to go out part.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:19pm
common:

ah yes! miller.
Avatar 3:21pm
Claw!:

Irwin! Peoples! What's happ'nin?
  3:22pm
Dean:

Irwin channels Ram Dass.
Avatar 3:22pm
Jeff:

Listen Here Now.
Avatar 3:23pm
Parq:

That's it; I'm changing the name of my autobiography to "Later Will Suck".
  3:23pm
Dean:

...or I'm sending you to bed without supper.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:25pm
Irwin:

IT'S A WATERFALL MIRACLE!!111!!! YOU WILL BE SAYING AND SINGING THAT AFTER THIS SHOW.
  3:26pm
Dean:

So there is an after, after all?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:26pm
rrg:

I dread to think.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:32pm
rrg:

And so it begins.
Avatar 3:33pm
thatpatsmith:

ah the shock of the present
  3:33pm
Dean:

Waterfall = after wall
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:33pm
common:

yes!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:34pm
Irwin:

I. LOVE. THIS.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:35pm
Irwin:

There's more. A lot more.
  3:35pm
Laura L:

YAY!!!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:35pm
rrg:

I. HAVEN'T. DECIDED. YET.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:36pm
Irwin:

Laura gets it. She LOVES it. She loved it from the opening notes.
Avatar 3:37pm
Parq:

Hearing the Might Sparrow makes me think of that doc about Christmas music.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:38pm
Ken From Hyde Park:

This reminds me of the days of Muriel's Treasure.
  Swag For Life Member 3:39pm
Garth:

Same here, Ken! Any chance of Muriel making a comeback?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:40pm
Irwin:

Muriel went back to the islands. Left her record collection behind.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:40pm
rrg:

Is this a Record Fair acquisition?
Avatar 3:41pm
Monica:

tani seitz!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:41pm
Irwin:

Yep! Many rec fair scores on today's show. Waterfall Person not one of them.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:43pm
rrg:

Hey. I don't know this Primitives song. Hey.
  3:43pm
Laura L:

So where'd you find the Waterfall Miracle? In a jungle?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:45pm
Irwin:

LL: Aussie radio & Bandcamp.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:45pm
rrg:

You can get both of those on the Internet nowadays.
Avatar 3:49pm
Claw!:

Monica!
Avatar 3:49pm
Claw!:

When's your next fill-in, you amazing woman???
  3:50pm
Dean:

But I *did* listen when now was then. This now is after that one.
  3:50pm
mr universe:

I just got deja vu. when u said listen now not later...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:52pm
Stevel:

Definitely did not listen to your instructions, nor follow your directions, but heard Waterfall Miracle all the same, to my great delight.
  3:52pm
Tony Seymour:

got up in time for waterfalls et........passed out from two night writing run......
  3:53pm
berbo:

I always listen to this show for the ticket giveaways.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:54pm
Irwin:

Hi, Tony. 'Lo, Mo. And yes, berbo, tix givingways are what this show's all bout.
Avatar 3:55pm
Sigurður:

see what í see!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:59pm
Webhamster Henry:

Excellent stereo is going on here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:04pm
Irwin:

THAT HAPPENED!!!! DID YOU HEAR IT???? MASTERFUL!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:05pm
rrg:

Because I'm listening NOW, I heard it, yes.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:05pm
Irwin:

nOW gLAD yOU'RE lISTENING?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:08pm
Stanley:

Help I'm a rock!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:10pm
rrg:

Me too.
  4:11pm
berbo:

Help I'm Iraq!
Avatar 4:12pm
PKNY:

Help I'm Barack!
  4:12pm
Dean:

'60s medley: Help/I Am a Rock
Avatar 4:15pm
Ryab:

This is really interesting.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:15pm
Stanley:

Suzy?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:16pm
Irwin:

Produced by Tom Wilson.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:16pm
rrg:

I haven't listened to this all the way through in, like, decades.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:17pm
Webhamster Henry:

You're probably wondering why I'm here .... and so am I.
  4:21pm
kate:

you make my wednes days irwin!
  4:25pm
Listening Out There:

Just got here. Luna Park was an amusement park on the waterfront here in Seattle. The pilings for it are visible at really low tides.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:25pm
rrg:

gracelondon.bandcamp.com
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:29pm
Irwin:

Thanks for digging thru the rubble known as the www to find Grace, rrg.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:29pm
Guido from Cologne:

tHAT OBSCURE PSYCH POP BAND CALLED Bee Gees
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:31pm
Irwin:

You're welcome, EFD.
  4:31pm
Dean:

I'll repeat that I'm just grateful the Brothers Gibb weren't the Brothers Mibb.
Avatar 4:35pm
hambone:

Elephant Six!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:37pm
redkayak:

Darn.....I missed Zappa : / Hi all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:37pm
Webhamster Henry:

From the Bee Gees to Shooby Taylor: the span of pop music.
Avatar 4:37pm
Parq:

Red K, but you're here for Shooby Talyor.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:38pm
Private Presley:

Skat sounds Scandinavian
Avatar 4:46pm
MikeY:

Damn this is pretty good
  4:48pm
Tony Seymour:

its funny ........most of these women you play like vanessa hudgens SOUND cute as hell and they ARE! i find that an interesting phenomena nobody else mentions this!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:50pm
common:

she's great!
  4:51pm
Laura L:

Waterfall Person has just the right combination of pep and lethargy!
Avatar 4:53pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Harro. How many years before the doors or Iron Butterfly was *this* SunRa ??...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:02pm
Irwin:

Actually 14 years after Iron Butterfly.
  5:02pm
kme_in_chi:

"Dance Of Innocent Passion" was released in 1981.
Avatar 5:03pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- ah well - less relevant question when the horns came in anyhow...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:07pm
Irwin:

RRN63: Sun Ra's "psychedelic" album is (arguably) Night of the Purple Moon ('69 or '70).
  5:08pm
Listener Robert:

Aw, too bad -- off-center records are fun! It takes very little eccentricity to produce noticeable "wow".
  5:08pm
Listener Robert:

What happened to the spirit of WFMU DJs playing slow 45s & backwards LPs?
  5:09pm
Listener Robert:

OK, now that I'm hearing it, woulda been a shame to hear this messed up.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:09pm
Irwin:

LR: I kicked the freakin' console an hour ago and made a CD skip. And fumbled with the player for 30 seconds to get back to the right track.
  5:10pm
Listener Robert:

Oh, you rebel, you!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:11pm
Irwin:

WFMU: All the amateurism of college radio -- without the basketball games.
Avatar 5:12pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...if only we could convince this 'Irwin' to try some weird or 'outsider' kinda music...
  5:13pm
Listener Robert:

Kickin' consoles, reamin' spindle holes...next thing you know, you kids'll be running equipment off unconditioned lines!
  5:14pm
Dean:

Buddy of mine layered multiple spins of Gerry Rafferty's "Baker Street" with eccentric holes. Long story short, it sounds like Sun Ra is sitting in.
  5:15pm
spodiodi:

What a voice.
  5:17pm
Listening Out There:

spodi: Nifty clarinet solo too. Clarinet's making a comeback o' sorts in jazz...
  5:18pm
spodiodi:

True dat, LOT. I knew I shouldn't have sold my clarinet.
  5:19pm
Dean:

Michael Moore, Ken Peplowski, Francois Houle, Rich Corpolongo (every once in a while)...
  5:26pm
P-90:

My ancient tool-using monkey ass is so old, I remember when FMU did have (the Upsala team's) basketball games...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:28pm
Bronwyn Bishop:

Missed Shooby- rats! (Ruts?)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:30pm
Irwin:

But you're just in time for a reprise of Waterfall Miracle!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:31pm
Bronwyn Bishop:

This Waterfall Person has a Jan Terri kind of vibe going on.
  5:32pm
Tony Seymour:

gotta head to town....to pay the landlord......over and out in 10 minutes. talk to everyone next week.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:34pm
rrg:

Not only can you get Waterfall Person's albums on bandcamp, but you can also name your own price. What a deal!
Avatar 5:34pm
drewo:

Truly a miracle.
  5:37pm
Calvin Vinlac:

Miracles happen every day.
  5:39pm
Calvin Vinlac:

Joe Meek! Yes!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:39pm
Bronwyn Bishop:

Yeah Telstar!!! Yeah Tornados!!! Yeah Joe Meek!!! (except for the whole murder thing)
  5:40pm
Calvin Vinlac:

Oh right. Can't forget about his poor landlady.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:41pm
rrg:

MONO! Now I've heard everything!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:41pm
Irwin:

Joe's landlady: Mrs. Violet Shenton (R.I.P.)
Avatar 5:42pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...send Meek to Tony's landlord - two birds one stone aye?...
Avatar 5:42pm
Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

(...no laughing matter I suppose...)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:57pm
chris:

Wonderful show today, DJ IC. Cheers!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:57pm
Bronwyn Bishop:

Bye Irwin, great show!!!
  5:58pm
Listening Out There:

Thx again.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:58pm
rrg:

Really great show today. Thank you.
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