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Unstuck in time, The Avant Ghetto wanders through heavy folk, pastoral noise, spiritual rock, harsh jazz and other dimly lit corners of the universe.

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Options September 14, 2015

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Artist Track Album Label Approx. start time
Robert Calvert  Ejection   Options Captain Lockheed and the Starfighters  United Artists  0:00:00 ()
Coloured Balls  G.O.D. (Live)   Options Ball Power (Bonus Tracks)  Aztec Music  0:03:32 ()
Hills  Och Solen Sänkte Sig Röd   Options Frid  Rocket Recordings  0:19:12 ()
Sundays & Cybele  Hinagiku   Options Heaven  Beyond Beyond Is Beyond  0:30:04 ()
Herbcraft  Fit Ur-Head   Options Wot Oz  Woodsist  0:35:49 ()
Gold  Conquistadores   Options No Parking  Rockadelic  0:45:26 ()
Iota  The Words Are True   Options Iota  Rockadelic  0:50:26 ()
Crystal Syphon  Elephant Ball   Options Elephant Ball  Roaratorio  0:54:44 ()
75 Dollar Bill  Untitled   Options Untitled Cassette  Self-Released  1:07:05 ()
Inferior Passions  Containment   Options Any Day  Chondritic Sound  1:26:47 ()
Semool  Essai 1   Options Essais  Souffle Continu  1:31:54 ()
Tyler Higgins  Parking Lot   Options Lonely and Blue  Scissor Tail  1:40:09 ()
Jim Kennedy  Wayfarin' Stranger   Options Just Being Natural  Old English  1:43:43 ()
Dredd Foole  Turn Turn (Turn)   Options In Quest of Tense  Feeding Tube  1:47:29 ()
Ian A. Anderson  One More Chance   Options A Vulture Is Not A Bird You Can Trust  Village Thing  2:04:58 ()
Sten Bergman  Människofiskare   Options Lyckohjulet  Gump  2:09:54 ()
F.J. McMahon  The Road Back Home   Options Spirit of the Golden Juice  Circadian Press  2:14:58 ()
John Stewart  California Bloodlines   Options California Bloodlines  Capitol  2:18:02 ()
Mike Fiems  How Will It Be   Options I Would Dream  Mapache  2:21:13 ()
Woodbine  Can a Star Disappear   Options Roots  Tool Room  2:25:10 ()
Ian Matthews   Please Be My Friend   Options Tigers Will Survive  Vertigo  2:34:07 ()
Cochise  Can I Break Your Heart   Options Swallow Tales  United Artists  2:39:38 ()
Hunter Muskett  She Takes the Wine   Options Hunter Muskett  Bradley's Records  2:44:55 ()
MV & EE  Poor High Sky   Options Alpine Frequency  Feeding Tube  2:50:39 ()
Leo Kottke  Cripple Creek   Options Mudlark  Capitol  2:53:57 ()
Andy McLeod  The Hop   Options Forge the Valley  Dying For Bad Music  2:56:28 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 3:04am BEAVO:

Good morning ghetto people
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/14/15 3:05am pacific standard simon:

Yay Bob Calvert! I hear he was a little, uh. tweaked, but still pretty wonderful.
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 3:07am Jeff Conklin:

Morning, all. Even to you, lurkers...
  Mon. 9/14/15 3:08am beedeath:

we're not lurking. we're dissolving into soundz.
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 3:09am Bentangle:

Guessing by the "u" in Coloured Balls these guys ain't Americans.
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 3:10am Jeff Conklin:

Ha. ColoUred Balls were Australian.

And thanks for dissolving... ;)
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 3:11am Bentangle:

Ah, our Trans-Tasman cousins!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/14/15 3:11am Ken From Hyde Park:

I wasn't lurking. I was sleeping.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/14/15 3:14am pacific standard simon:

Aborigine nudists, apparently.
  Mon. 9/14/15 3:16am ?:

I didn't know that, Simon..
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 3:16am lurker:

honey i think there're nudists in the kitchen. please go see. be careful.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/14/15 3:17am pacific standard simon:

Neither did I...
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 3:18am Jeff Conklin:

? was me. Dumb login
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 3:18am Bentangle:

Aborigine Nudists is a good band name ...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/14/15 3:20am pacific standard simon:

And I meant to say: neither do I...

Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 3:21am coelacanth:

i've got aborigine arachnids surrounding my bed....and they're NUDE!
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 3:22am Bentangle:

^ And this is a good lyric.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/14/15 3:22am pacific standard simon:

Spiders from Oz?
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 3:24am Bentangle:

Aussie played guitar?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/14/15 3:26am pacific standard simon:

@Bentangle - I like the cut of your jib.
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 3:27am coelacanth:

Ha! that didn't sink in for a second.
(but i resist the temptation to expound upon it.)
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 3:28am coelacanth:

(....er,not expound...but- elaborate.)
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 3:28am Bentangle:

A lifetime of making fun of Aussies has paid off well.
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 3:30am Bentangle:

You can expound if you want to coelacanth, we won't judge you.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/14/15 3:32am pacific standard simon:

Interesting. Spar-dust is a real word.

Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 3:33am coelacanth:

i'm in no position to expound. i'm mochied-out.
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 3:35am coelacanth:

wow! Thank you Simon. that's a good word to know. (as a landscaper,amongst other things)
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 3:38am Jeff Conklin:

What the heck are you guys on about?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/14/15 3:38am pacific standard simon:

Dear Jeff, must you limit your airwave comments to once per hour? I like them more than that.

@coelacanth - Cheers!
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 3:40am Jeff Conklin:

I think about that a lot, Simon. Maybe I'll start doing two an hour if/when I start doing cocaine or other uppers...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/14/15 3:44am pacific standard simon:

You know, Aussie Spar-dust and The Spiders From Oz. My favorite wood-boring band from down under. Beetlemania contrarians, dontchaknow.
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 3:47am Bentangle:

Bongo fury.
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 3:48am coelacanth:

i think that may be my favorite wood boring band from damn-near anywhere!
...'beats the hell outa that Pinocchio and his wood,boring band.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/14/15 3:48am pacific standard simon:

They played all the Beatle hits backwards, live.
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 3:49am Bentangle:

Absolutely rocking the Dad jokes tonight, I appropriate you both.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/14/15 3:50am pacific standard simon:

Grand-dad jokes, babycakes.
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 3:51am coelacanth:

I'm A Father!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/14/15 3:52am pacific standard simon:

Pull my finger and see.
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 3:53am coelacanth:

this is the happiest day of my life!
....who's the mother?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/14/15 3:55am pacific standard simon:

Your sister.
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 3:56am Bentangle:

Band names rated: Herbcraft > Coloured Balls (because it's spelled correctly ha) > Hills, Gold, Iota > Sundays & Cybele.
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 3:56am coelacanth:

i mean,she's cute n all but- i don't remember a thing.
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 3:57am Bentangle:

Grand-Dad jokes - the aged wine of Dad jokes.
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 3:58am Homer:

mmmm,aged wine.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/14/15 3:59am pacific standard simon:

See what happens when we're waiting around for DJ comments too long?
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 3:59am Bentangle:

That's not the right term, is it?
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 4:00am coelacanth:

my speed is sleep deprivation. ironic,no?
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 4:00am Bentangle:

What do you think Jeff does during while the songs are playing - cross-stitch?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/14/15 4:02am pacific standard simon:

Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 4:02am coelacanth:

he knits. he's knitting an 18-wheeler right now.
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 4:03am coelacanth:

when it's finished, he's packing up the whole station and moving to atlantis.
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 4:05am Bentangle:

Wot? Oz!
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 4:09am Bentangle:

75 Dollar Bill are the best band. I would love it if they played NZ, but maybe that box costs too much to ship all the way here?
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 4:09am Jeff Conklin:

If a track is more than 15 minutes, I take a nap.
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 4:11am coelacanth:

then enjoy your nap!
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 4:11am Jeff Conklin:

If it's longer than 5 but shorter than 15, I go get coffee.

If its under 3 minutes...who am I kidding, I don't play short songs ever.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/14/15 4:14am pacific standard simon:

Captain Lockheed and the Starfighters was a concept album or rock opera that actually was sort of sensicle. It was about the USA delivering crappy military hardware to post-war Germany. Who knows why Calvert thought the project was worth doing, but there was some good music on it.
  Mon. 9/14/15 4:16am John in Texas:

I believe Jeff is getting along with a hot glue gun, fashioning wooden blocks and other debris together.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/14/15 4:17am pacific standard simon:

And both Vivian Stanshall and Keith Moon have speaking parts!
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 4:17am coelacanth:

and on that note,and that one; & this one now...i'm off to see the wizard.
(i'll be hearing but not inanely commenting)
Thanks Jeff!
'night people!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/14/15 4:19am pacific standard simon:

Sleep in warm mud, coelacanth.
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 4:20am Jeff Conklin:

Night, Coel
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 4:22am Bentangle:

Night, man.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/14/15 4:23am Ike:

Good evening, humans!
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 4:28am Jeff Conklin:

Hey, Ike
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/14/15 4:31am pacific standard simon:

I'm trying to imagine where it might be evening. Salomon Islands? Guam? Iwo Jima?
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 4:35am Bentangle:

It's evening in Australia right now ...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/14/15 4:37am Ĩkє:

I'm listening from inside a time and space anomaly. It's evening and morning and afternoon all at the same time, here on the tongue of the singularity. I'm almost ready to upload to the brain cloud.
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 4:39am Bentangle:

What's the weather like there?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/14/15 4:40am Ĩkє:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/14/15 4:40am pacific standard simon:

So I see. It's hard to imagine. Opposite seasons, opposite sunrise/sunset.
  Mon. 9/14/15 4:43am mauri:

avant lunch break. ah.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/14/15 4:44am pacific standard simon:

@Ike - if the Daleks quit lighting farts, it wouldn't be so crispy.
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 4:44am Bentangle:

I find it hard to imagine being awake at 4:44am.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/14/15 4:45am pacific standard simon:

It's 1;44 am here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/14/15 4:46am pacific standard simon:

Seattle time.
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 4:47am Bentangle:

Meanwhile Jeff is having a sweet sweet nap.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/14/15 4:48am pacific standard simon:

High five, Bentangle!
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 4:48am Jeff Conklin:

I wish
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 4:49am Bentangle:

Multiple timezones in one country, now THAT IS CRAZY!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/14/15 4:56am pacific standard simon:

See: Negativland, "Time Zones"

Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 9/14/15 5:02am pacific standard simon:

Going to take a nap. Good morning, all.
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 5:07am Jeff Conklin:

Take it easy, Simon
  Mon. 9/14/15 5:07am rolyn:

haha bentangle, 75$ would play in NZ in a heartbeat. rick's drum is regualtion size and fits under cabin like normal luggage :)
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 5:08am Bentangle:

Thanks for the company, Si.
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 5:09am B/wad:

Hi Jeff,
Wonderful sets of musics. Longtime listener of 10yrs in NY/NJ, 5 in London, and now tuning in from Tel Aviv. Happy New Year!
  Mon. 9/14/15 5:10am rolyn:

jeff i kinda miss yr announcements w/ reverb !
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 5:12am Jeff Conklin:

Maybe I'll hit the "accidental reverb" button at the end, Rolyn.
Avatar Mon. 9/14/15 5:15am Bentangle:

rolyn - Coool! This needs to happen. I will write to my local MP.
  Mon. 9/14/15 5:18am rolyn:

"accidental cathedral pope on throne reverb" ;)
  Mon. 9/14/15 6:01am Bentangle:

Thanks Jeff. Go have your nap now.
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