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Artist Track Album Approx. start time
Galaxie 500  Snowstorm   Favoriting On Fire   
Kikagaku Moyo  Old Snow, White Sun   Favoriting House In The Tall Grass  0:05:50 (Pop-up)
Explosions in the Sky  Snow and Lights   Favoriting How Strange, Innocence  0:09:04 (Pop-up)
Múm  Underwater Snow   Favoriting Smilewound  0:17:19 (Pop-up)
Cocteau Twins  How to Bring a Blush to the Snow   Favoriting Victorialand  0:21:23 (Pop-up)

Music behind DJ:
Alvino Rey And His Orchestra 

Side B   Favoriting

Ping Pong! 

0:25:15 (Pop-up)
Harold Flake  The Snowmobile Driver Tells His Story in Song   Favoriting Single  0:32:08 (Pop-up)
Johnny Darrell  The Deepening Snow   Favoriting As Long as the Winds Blow  0:36:24 (Pop-up)
Hank Williams  First Fall of Snow   Favoriting   0:39:12 (Pop-up)
Johnny Duncan & The Bluegrass Boys  Footprints in the Snow   Favoriting As Good As It Gets - Skiffle 1  0:42:18 (Pop-up)
The Caroleers  Icicles, Holly, Red Berries and Snow   Favoriting Frosty the Snowman  0:44:40 (Pop-up)
Mildred Bailey with the Dorsey Bros. Orchestra  Snowball   Favoriting Hoagy Carmichael, First of the Singer Songwriters Disc 3  0:47:10 (Pop-up)

Music behind DJ:
Alvino Rey And His Orchestra 

Side B   Favoriting

Ping Pong! 

0:50:31 (Pop-up)
The Raging Teens  Snowbound   Favoriting Rock N' Roll Party  0:55:05 (Pop-up)
Mekons  Snow   Favoriting Mekons  0:57:53 (Pop-up)
Househunters  Snow Queen   Favoriting Feeding Frenzy  1:00:31 (Pop-up)
Student Nurse  Snow   Favoriting   1:02:26 (Pop-up)
Atlas Sound  Artificial Snow   Favoriting   1:04:08 (Pop-up)
Headless Horseman  Snow Day   Favoriting   1:06:52 (Pop-up)

Music behind DJ:
Alvino Rey And His Orchestra 

Side B   Favoriting

Ping Pong! 

1:09:44 (Pop-up)
Laika  Out of Sight and Snowblind   Favoriting Sounds of the Satellites  1:15:27 (Pop-up)
Gold Panda  Snow & Taxis   Favoriting   1:20:29 (Pop-up)
The Terror Pigeon Dance Revolt  Snowday   Favoriting   1:25:04 (Pop-up)

Music behind DJ:
Alvino Rey And His Orchestra 

Side B   Favoriting

Ping Pong! 

1:28:39 (Pop-up)
Ngozi Family  Happy New Year   Favoriting   1:34:51 (Pop-up)
Ananda Shankar  Snow Flower   Favoriting Ananda Shankar  1:37:41 (Pop-up)
Various  The Spring Snow (pipa solo)   Favoriting Chinese Ancient Music: Autumn Meditation at Dongting Lake  1:40:15 (Pop-up)
Tonte Theintan  Lover of the Winter and Snow   Favoriting Princes Nicotine: folk and Pop Sounds of Myanmar (Burma) Vol. 1  1:43:43 (Pop-up)

Music behind DJ:
Alvino Rey And His Orchestra 

Side B   Favoriting

Ping Pong! 

1:49:59 (Pop-up)
Johnny Marr & Maxine Peake  The Priest   Favoriting The Priest  1:54:39 (Pop-up)
Kate Tempest  Europe is Lost   Favoriting Europe is Lost  2:00:00 (Pop-up)
Goat Girl  Scream   Favoriting Scream  2:04:33 (Pop-up)
Marianne Faithull & Sly Dunbar & Robbie Shakespeare  Lola R. For Ever   Favoriting Monseuir Gainsbourg Revisited  2:08:19 (Pop-up)


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Listener comments!

Avatar 11:53am
groucho:

WOOP
Avatar 12:00pm
βrian:

Is that a built in TV?
Avatar 12:01pm
glenn:

undersnow theme park.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:01pm
listener james from westwood:

Howdy, Meghan and all! Snow still coming down at a 45-degree angle in northeastern Bergen!
Avatar 12:02pm
glenn:

she has a look of will and determination, and grace too.
Avatar 12:02pm
northguineahills:

Galaxieeeeeeee!!!!
  12:02pm
kenbastard:

Rocky and Bullwinkle!! Hi Meghan!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:03pm
Meghan:

Hello all! Happy wintery snowy day to you all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:03pm
Sem:

Hiya, Meghan, those who have given up staying afloat, scuba divers and their ilk, mermaids, aquatic creatures, all.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:03pm
Listener Bob in PGH:

Hi all! Cold and overcast but not much in the way of snow here.
Avatar 12:04pm
βrian:

And what's *he* thinking?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:04pm
Meghan:

He's thinking, she looks like she about to topple over drunk and those dishes should wait until the morning....
  12:05pm
Jeff g.:

Just perfect.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:05pm
Parq:

Somebody said it last night and I endorse it; "cyclone bomb" sounds like something you'd order in a bar.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:06pm
Listener Bob in PGH:

Note the time on the clock. Must have been a good party!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:06pm
Doug Schulkind:

The wind chill in Pittsburgh tomorrow is predicted to be around -20°F. Happy New Year, Under-ice Theme Parkers!
  12:06pm
kenbastard:

That is NOT what he is thinking about!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:07pm
Meghan:

hahahaha.... Ken! She does look more loaded than determined....
Avatar 12:07pm
glenn:

yeah, i'm pretty sure he's not thinking that at all.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:07pm
Meghan:

ohhhhhh negative wind chill just made me colder!
Avatar 12:08pm
βrian:

"You can keep your apron on."
Avatar 12:09pm
glenn:

meh. it's colder in alberta than it is on mars right now.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:10pm
Meghan:

And Mars is closer to the sun......
Avatar 12:10pm
glenn:

and that's just their corrupt black hearts.
Avatar 12:12pm
βrian:

Relatively balmy in Fort McMurray.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:14pm
Meghan:

balmy..... it's balmy here today too! 26 degrees! Compared to this past week!
Avatar 12:14pm
northguineahills:

I made the mistake of going into my office's laboratory, There's no heat there. I'm back in a ski jacket at my desk (and I'm in FL).
  12:15pm
Ike:

Meow
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:16pm
Meghan:

I'm surprised you still have a ski jacket living there!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:16pm
Sem:

Water skiing jacket? Want one!
Avatar 12:18pm
northguineahills:

Last night at 8:30 when I left work, There was ice on my windshield (it was already 31F/-1C). I never thought I'd need an ice scraper in FL (I used an old rag and turned the heat on for a few mins).
Avatar 12:19pm
KP:

Nice work, Meghan!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:19pm
Meghan:

Damn NGH!
Avatar 12:19pm
northguineahills:

well, all NYC airports are grounded.....
Avatar 12:20pm
Jay/London:

Good afternoon Meghan glad you got to the station .. we have been getting storms on this side of the pond ... whats up with the weather ????
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:20pm
maestroso:

Múm! this is a nice album. Hi Meghan, nice to hear your show again.
Avatar 12:20pm
βrian:

Are you guys going to get some thunder-snow? That's a strange phenomenon.
Avatar 12:21pm
northguineahills:

The title of this Múm track is the perfect embodiment of this show....
Avatar 12:22pm
Carmichael:

Heya Meghan and severe weatherers. Just your normal, garden variety rain out here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:22pm
Meghan:

Hello Jay! and KP! and Ike! and Carmichael!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:23pm
Ken From Hyde Park:

Hi, all. What's the theme of the show going to be today?
Avatar 12:23pm
Jay/London:

looks like its 3am in the picture Meghan must have been some party ... i would have left the dises till the morning
Avatar 12:24pm
βrian:

Haven't hear the "Cocktail Twins" in quite a spell.
Avatar 12:25pm
Jay/London:

@ Ken Seems to be SNOW
Avatar 12:28pm
βrian:

But if you overheat in your snow pants, you'll get *really* cold when you go out.
Avatar 12:29pm
northguineahills:

I've never worn boots or snow pants when I lived in NYC, only when skiing. (I had water resistentish shoes, and wore ski tights under my jeans)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:35pm
Meghan:

Wow, really? I even remember in college having a crazy snow storm. They do happen here enough to need boots...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:36pm
Mark Hurst:

Snow flying horizontally here in NYC.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:37pm
Meghan:

Outside the studio windows it's at a slight angle, but outside my house it was horizontal
Avatar 12:39pm
Carmichael:

On the news, I saw some snow on the palm trees.
Avatar 12:40pm
northguineahills:

I was in NYC when it got 27 inches of snow. My friend and I pushed out two livery cabs that were stuck. Then we continued our knee-deep trek to a good show at the Silent Barn
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:41pm
Sem:

Sacramento jostled by the 4.5 shake earlier today @Carmichael?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:41pm
Meghan:

Oh I saw something about a quake happening over there....
Avatar 12:43pm
βrian:

There used to be a postcard, divided into four identical B&W gritty images of an NYC street — entitled "The Four Seasons in NYC"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:46pm
Parq:

βrian: I had that one. I used it as my note-card in the mid 80s.
Avatar 12:51pm
βrian:

Now, I've got a hankering for apple dumplings.
Avatar 12:53pm
glenn:

i hope you have snow tires, meghan.
Avatar 12:54pm
βrian:

You can get studded bike tires, too.
  12:56pm
kenbastard:

Where is the Taylor Swift tune I requested!!!?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:56pm
Meghan:

Hmmmmm, I think it got buried in the snow Ken...... hehe
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:57pm
Meghan:

The album was great traction for my tires when I got stuck....
  12:57pm
kenbastard:

Good use for it, actually!
Avatar 12:58pm
βrian:

@Meghan: are you saying it's gritty?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:00pm
Meghan:

deep vinyl grooves
Avatar 1:00pm
Dave B:

Howdy!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:01pm
Meghan:

Howdy!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:02pm
coelacanth∅:

hey Meghan; snow snorkelers
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:02pm
Sem:

Don't Worry, Kyoko (Mummy's Only Looking For Her Hand In The Snow)
Avatar 1:03pm
Dave B:

Black Sabbath "Snowblind"?
Avatar 1:04pm
glenn:

oh oh. don't reignite the yoko debate.
Avatar 1:05pm
Dave B:

and on a related note Glenn...
don't eat that yellow snow
Avatar 1:06pm
glenn:

i don't consume, i create.
Avatar 1:08pm
annie:

rats, missed an hour.. hello all!!
Avatar 1:08pm
northguineahills:

a little late, but Natural Snow Buildings would work w/ this set.,...
Avatar 1:10pm
mauri:

sounds like someones boiling macaroni.
Avatar 1:11pm
northguineahills:

The kiddies here have had yesterday and today as 'snow days'. (lack of snow notwithstanding, but I did see some melting sleet on my windshield yesterday)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:15pm
ⓔⓘⓚ:

BWAhaha fun story there w/the $12m
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:16pm
Meghan:

We can always wish.....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:16pm
coelacanth∅:

i wasn't listening to the lyrics, but i guess that "snow queen" is about a different kind of snow; not the beautiful, cold, insulating, quieting, sometimes pain in the ass snow.
(as "snowblind friend" by steppenwolf)
Avatar 1:22pm
northguineahills:

Hadn't heard that Laika in an geological epoch!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:24pm
Parq:

After discussing the issue with friends here in my shop, I am amending my statement: a "cyclone bomb" sounds like something a Woo Girl would order in a bar.
Avatar 1:25pm
northguineahills:

w00!!!
Avatar 1:26pm
Mayor J-Rex:

Snow day!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:27pm
Meghan:

hahaha.... I think it's a shot you give a Woo girl if you are bartending and you want them out of your bar. Complimentary shot, Half of a glass filled with a liquor on one side of the bar and top it off with a liquor from the other side of the bar.....
Avatar 1:27pm
Dave B:

Weeeeeeee!
Avatar 1:28pm
Dave B:

Or just wipe down the bar with a sponge, squeeze that into a glass and serve it up
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:28pm
Parq:

Not familiar with the Terror Pigeon Dance Revolt, but I can't turn away from listening to this track.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:30pm
Parq:

Megan, yeh exactly. Something with bottom-shelf vodka, grenadine and three or four cheap liquors. Dave, I may never be able to look at a bar rag again.
Avatar 1:31pm
Mayor J-Rex:

By-Tor and the Snowdog coming up?
Avatar 1:32pm
northguineahills:

I barely survived, didn't get to work Tuesday until 5pm.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:32pm
coelacanth∅:

i'll be a little surprised if there's not now a drink called "bomb cyclone" at my local pub.
Avatar 1:32pm
glenn:

no rush. ever. that's my resolution.
Avatar 1:33pm
βrian:

Losing twenty pounds is a post-Brexit resolution.
  1:33pm
Alex in Illinois:

Maybe it is
Terror
Pigeon-Dance
Revolt
?
  1:34pm
Alex in Illinois:

It removed my carriage-return new line characters
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:34pm
coelacanth∅:

my new year resolution is to get my shit together. i guess that's unrealistic, huh.
  1:34pm
Jefff:

You may not play it, but you knew it was Rush song... color me impressed/shocked.
  1:35pm
Alex in Illinois:

I meant: "Terror, 'Pigeon-Dance', Revolt."
  1:36pm
Jefff:

...and if you scan the archives, I think you'll see that you actually played it during a snow storm a few years ago... just sayin'
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:37pm
Meghan:

I know I did. Only because Kath requested it and it was because a woman requested it that made me have to do it. Notice I did not ask for any requests...
Avatar 1:38pm
Mayor J-Rex:

Snowblind by Styx?
Avatar 1:39pm
glenn:

ooooh. even worse.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:40pm
Meghan:

What Glenn said........
Avatar 1:40pm
Mayor J-Rex:

It's what I do.
Avatar 1:41pm
Mayor J-Rex:

That and saying juvenile things like, "I got your Dongting right here...."
Avatar 1:42pm
still b/p:

I shovel it and it blows back in and back in and back in!
She emptied the ashtrays all night and they just kept filling back in and back in. See the one on counter foreground. Bleah-yuccchh.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:42pm
Meghan:

pretty much....
Avatar 1:42pm
glenn:

that's the caption of today's artwork.
Avatar 1:43pm
glenn:

the dongting, not the ashtrays.
Avatar 1:44pm
Dave B:

how about - "Snow Theme" by Journey?
Avatar 1:47pm
still b/p:

If each day there were a few choice and disparate selections from the comments posted as an all-show sampler, a random-assembly poem or what have you, "the dongting, not the ashtrays" would be a decent entry.
Avatar 1:48pm
Dave B:

Does it snow in Myanmar?
Avatar 1:48pm
βrian:

Dongting?
Avatar 1:50pm
Dave B:

Dingtong
Avatar 1:51pm
Dave B:

HE'S A LOVE-AH!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:51pm
Ken From Hyde Park:

A video suitable for the show today: youtu.be...
Avatar 1:52pm
Mayor J-Rex:

YOU SAID RUSH
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:52pm
Sem:

Dave B. yep. www.exotravel.com...
Avatar 1:53pm
northguineahills:

There are mountains .... well, Sem beat me to it....
Avatar 1:54pm
glenn:

you're just now realizing morrissey is a whiner?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:54pm
Sem:

inquiring minds, ngh...
Avatar 1:55pm
glenn:

maxine peake is a british actress, notable for silk.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:55pm
ɛɨk:

Isn't that an insult to girls?
Avatar 1:55pm
glenn:

and the village. she's quite good.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:56pm
Meghan:

That Morrissey is a girl? He's worse, a whiny girl.... Nothing worse than a whiny girl.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:57pm
Meghan:

www.theguardian.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:58pm
Meghan:

I've never heard of Silk..... good?
Avatar 1:59pm
glenn:

i liked it a lot.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:59pm
coelacanth∅:

i once said i wished the smiths had a good singer because the instrumentalists were really good and morrissey's lyrics are good, and i think 4 people looked like i'm suddenly speaking a foreign language.
Avatar 1:59pm
still b/p:

"First things that pop in your head when you think of Southeast Asia are: beaches, jungles, warm weather, green rain forests, you know, general images of the tropics."
I want that writer shamed, shut down and jailed jailed JAILED! But the jails can't hold all the guilty!
Avatar 2:01pm
glenn:

i'm watching this crazy spanish show now called grand hotel. it's a weird mix of days of our lives, upstairs downstairs, agatha christie and dark shadows. it's ludicrous and awesome.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:02pm
Sem:

Just throw the writer in a punji pit and be done w/ it, @still b/p.
Avatar 2:02pm
northguineahills:

@glenn: en espanol?
Avatar 2:02pm
glenn:

with lots of catalonian lisping.
Avatar 2:03pm
glenn:

thi.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:03pm
Meghan:

I just finished this season of Peaky Blinders..... too damn short!
  2:04pm
davefromtoronto:

ha! great lyrics
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:05pm
Parq:

Glen, I think you mean Castilian lisping.
Avatar 2:05pm
northguineahills:

Cuna Los Lobos is the most over-the-top absurdist novella i've watched.

I just did as well on Monday, Meghan, and I agree, too short!

Off to lunch, thanks again Meghan!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:05pm
Sem:

Speaking of Southeast Asia, I'm watching the Ken Burn's Vietnam doc. By choosing the English subtitles, you will have hours of laughs as the automated voice translation attempts to render Vietnamese into English by the way the words sound.. At first I thought I was having a stroke, and then I started reading the translations out loud.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:05pm
Stanley:

Kate Tempest - brilliant!
Yo everyone, Meghan
Avatar 2:05pm
still b/p:

Yes! Stake dinner! Right this way, Mr./Ms. Lazy Gurgling Hack. We've prepared something special for you!
Avatar 2:06pm
glenn:

yeth. maybe?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:07pm
Parq:

Married to a woman with Castilian parents, I thpeak - uh, *speak* - from experience.
Avatar 2:07pm
glenn:

watch grand hotel. you'll love it. last tango in halifax is also great.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:07pm
Sem:

Stanley, still at the office at this hour:-D
Avatar 2:08pm
Jay/London:

just looking at new york and seaside heights on world cam ... looks so bad there meghan .. no wonder you are not in any rush to go home
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:09pm
Meghan:

ha! yup! slow roll home..... slow and safe!
Avatar 2:11pm
northguineahills:

You'd think I'd be able to speak Spanish better by now, being married to a Mexican, but she and her friends all speak perfect English. I can read Spanish perfectly, and can watch movies en espanol depending on the accent and slang.

Wait, Marianne Faithfull w/ Sly & Robbie, how come I wasn't made aware of this!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:11pm
Stanley:

Hi Sem
Nope, now home, complete with baked potato for supper.
Avatar 2:11pm
KP:

Are we working overtime?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:12pm
Parq:

Meg, just remember, you're only as safe as the most reckless driver on the road with you. As the old psa had it, watch out for the other guy.
Avatar 2:12pm
Dave B:

TELL THAT TO MY BOSS!
  2:12pm
Jefff:

Worth it for that last song!
Avatar 2:13pm
Dave B:

Drive Fast. Take Chances. Don't Use The Brakes!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:13pm
Meghan:

not with me on the road!
Avatar 2:14pm
glenn:

brought to you by dave b's driving svhool.
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