Options Put The Needle On The Record with Billy Jam: Playlist from February 16, 2018 Options

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Hip-hop and rap, that's where my heart's at. But I'll play anything so long as it ain't crap!

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Options February 16, 2018: PTNOTR FEB SIXTEEN EIGHTEEN GIO

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
Evidence   Moving Too Fast (feat. Catero)   Options Weather Or Not  Rhymesayers Entertainment  2018  LP    *    
Evidence   By My Side Too   Options Weather Or Not  Rhymesayers Entertainment  2018  LP  #FuckCancer  *    
Melvin Junko   Untitled   Options no album  no label  2018      *   0:03:46 (Pop‑up)
Mr. Green   Dickstain Donald   Options Broken  no label  2018  LP    *   0:06:31 (Pop‑up)
People Under the Stairs  Dog Whistles   Options no album  no label  2018  Single  self release single found on on soundcloud inspired by recent State of the Union + as longtime PUTS crew member Thes One sez: “It is happening in front of our eyes, indisputable – just as sure as they called climate change a ‘Chinese hoax’ to selling out our national parks and oceans to the very real effort to subvert reality through social media manipulation and bots. This is no conspiracy, it’s happening in front of us, plain to see. 2,000 lies on record, while using dog whistle politics to rile up hatred and bigotry in his base. We can’t let this become the new normal.”  *   0:08:00 (Pop‑up)
PHryme   Era (feat. Dave East)   Options no album  Phryme   2018  Single  DJ Premier and Royce da 5’9”= new 2018 release / check video  *   0:11:51 (Pop‑up)
Mysonne  Family Feud (Freestyle)   Options no album  no label  2018    telling it like it is..... earlier today Mysonne tweeted "I'm asking Men to be accountable for their actions. I tell people to stay out the streets Because only jail or death is promised. But I don't support weak rats who don't want to be accountable but want the rewards so the put others in jail.that I don't support twitter.c"  *   0:14:49 (Pop‑up)
Grand Analog   Ballad Of The Beast (feat. Shad, Len Bown & DJ Dopey)   Options Survival EP  Feel Up   2018  EP  Grand Analog is Canadian hip hop band, fronted by Odario Williams an MC, singer. This new 8 song EP from Grand Analog features Posdnuos of De La Soul, Shad, producer 2oolman of A Tribe Called Red, DJ Dopey, Nestor Wynrush and more.  *   0:18:11 (Pop‑up)
bugseed   Breakaway   Options no album  no label  2018  Single    *   0:22:00 (Pop‑up)
Vic Grimes  Don't Know (Instrumental)   Options No Album  no label  2018  Single    *   0:24:03 (Pop‑up)
Odyssee   Blue Chrome   Options #JazzSession  No label  2018      *   0:26:01 (Pop‑up)
Damu The Fudgemunk & Flex Mathews  Burners (feat. Insight The Truncator & Blu)   Options The Answer Is Yes EP  No label  2018  EP  Damu The Fudgemunk teams up with former collaborator Flex Mathews for an album entitled "Vibrations & Dreams” that will drop in the coming months but in the meantime this digital only EP consisting of 2 cuts and specially arranged instrumentals from the upcoming full length  *   0:28:56 (Pop‑up)
The Grease Traps   Street Sweeper   Options no album  Coalmine Records  2013  7"  current era Oakland funk band - the drummer in band gave me this record    0:37:55 (Pop‑up)
Natural Wild   Hot Sexable Mega Mix   Options quare groove vol. 1  All City Records  2018  LP  Quare Groove Vol. 1 – Sounds of the Irish musical underground from the 70s & 80s whose other artists include Stano and Barry Warner.  *   0:41:52 (Pop‑up)
Juanito (FX)  Don't Stop The Mix [Edit]   Options No album  Sound EFX Recordings   1988  12"  "Oakland's funkiest DJ" back in the late 80s who made many great megamixes like this and put out on 12" - first of 3 Bay Area DJ mixes from this late 80's era in Bay Area DJ history    0:48:06 (Pop‑up)
DJ EFX Mind Motion Crew  Just Freakin Def Megamix (Edit)   Options No album  Def Turntable Records  1988  12"      0:51:18 (Pop‑up)
Cameron Paul  This Is A Test (Club Mix) [Edit]   Options No album  Tandem Records  1990  12"  great Bay Area record label for dance and hip-hop - this is actually 1990 but in same vein/style as previous two 1988 mixes    0:57:11 (Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

Avatar 5:43pm Billy Jam:

Shout out to GIO for doin' it like a G.O. (Geto Boys) doing engineering today in the studio and again next week as co-producer of show with returning guests Casey and MANKIND members Sciryl and Illumi@te + maybe Supa Nova for an in studio session WFMU style- Today play new music +old -some 3 decade old mixes from Bay Area DJs (EFX & Mind Motion, Juanito, Cameron Paul + reissue forgotten Irish funk track on new All City retro compilation + Oakland funk 45 - all music for sixty minutes THANKS for listening 2day to WFMU + please join the live comments board -
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:00pm common:

billy jam!
  7:01pm spidermank:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:04pm mb:

I say hi, hi, hi: Billy Jam
and to common and spidermank and GIO!
Avatar 7:04pm Billy Jam:

spidermank in UK - common in Bay + mb in da place to be
  7:04pm rev. turnip druid:

BEEJAM. Digging this in live-time for the first time in actual years..
  7:06pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

Avatar 7:06pm Aaron Hali:

Damn, this’s an intense track o start the show on!
  7:07pm spidermank:

comfortable chairs---- .... fuckc
Avatar 7:08pm Billy Jam:

wot up Aaron Hali - good to have U here - if u thought that was intense wait until U hear the Thes One PUTS diss to 45's shitcamp / Shout out DJ ALF - back on the comments - wot up to REV TD - and to ADA who moved to NM
Avatar 7:08pm northguineahills:

Eff me, Billly is on, I'm at work too late. Fuck yeah, Billy Jam is on to get me through at least another hour!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:09pm chris:

hey, Billy Jam and folks!
  7:12pm spidermank:

Billy the pulse, as always.
  7:14pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

Avatar 7:17pm northguineahills:

I was gonna say PHryme is new to me, but I see it involves Premier....schhhhhiiiiiiiiiddddt! Smooth as glass!
Avatar 7:19pm northguineahills:

sick vocal loop!
Avatar 7:20pm Billy Jam:

NGH thanks for tuning in today -
Avatar 7:21pm northguineahills:

(when you come on, it means I really need to wrap work up, b/c hellzya, it's Friday!)
Avatar 7:21pm Aaron Hali:

Yeah, the NFL is the biggest load of bigotry b.s.! Keep baseball the U.S.’s national pastime, boycott the NFL! Revert football back to fit Ol!
Avatar 7:21pm Billy Jam:

@Aaron Hali - yeah right?
Avatar 7:22pm Aaron Hali:

No offense to those who disagree, I’m just cranky right now.
Avatar 7:22pm Billy Jam:

this fucked up political era makes it hard to just enjoy sports
Avatar 7:23pm Aaron Hali:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:25pm chris:

besides, its not even football! <nods to rest of the world>
  7:26pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

No offense taken here Aaron. I have been a die hard Oakland Raiders fan since 87’ and this past season I didn’t watch a single NFL game or buy any of their products in support of Kaepernick.
Avatar 7:28pm northguineahills:

I'm more of a futbol lad myself...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:29pm chris:

the nfl truly is a microcosm of everything that's wrong with 'merica - racism, nationalism, big pharma, exploitation. fuck that noise.
Avatar 7:29pm northguineahills:

Agreed, Billy, the toxicity seeps in everywhere.
Avatar 7:30pm northguineahills:

@chris: you forgot empty military fellating .
Avatar 7:30pm glenn:

if it makes you feel better, north american football was invented in canada.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:31pm chris:

lol, my bad, ngh.
Avatar 7:32pm Aaron Hali:

@ngh, you decide red (decifered) the auto-correct shenanigans. Good on ya! And Chris, in ‘87 they were in L.A. and needless o say, had NWA’s support. Therefore they had my full support!
Avatar 7:33pm Aaron Hali:

...sorry, I meant ALF! But you too Chris!!
Avatar 7:34pm northguineahills:

On paper, I can enjoy handegg, but the industry that it has become in the last 50 years make it hard to support.
Avatar 7:36pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

Meanwhile.....This "Burners" track is on FIRE!
Avatar 7:37pm Billy Jam:

@ALF - agreed - the music offers a place to escape in these turbulent times
Avatar 7:37pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

Damu!! <bobbing my head>
  7:38pm spidermank:

fuck politics , it's all mice n mazes. Enjoy the music tack the phases.
  7:38pm GIOtheEngineer:

How's everyone doing tonight? Enjoy the vibes and much thanks to BILLYJAM for making it all happen
Avatar 7:39pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

Billy, please tell me that you're going to play the full 10:14 of this song?!?
Avatar 7:40pm Billy Jam:

up next are two records from people I know who gave me their music and I liked - one is a drummer in cool retro funk band from Oakland who dropped 7" single few years ago and are gonna drop an album in future - the other is an old school (literally) friend of mine from Ireland who was in a ahead of their time Dublin funk outfit and put out 400 copies of record back in the day - just now been reissued as part of a retro compilation from All City Records
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:40pm Joe D.:

shout outs to Damu and the HPRS
Avatar 7:41pm northguineahills:

I can dig the grease traps....
Avatar 7:41pm Billy Jam:

Avatar 7:41pm Billy Jam:

@GIO - thank YOU - @Joe D - wot up
Avatar 7:42pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

The Grease Traps! Oh NICE! What part of Oakland are they based from Billy?
  7:43pm spidermank:

Avatar 7:44pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

@Spidermank - It's artery clogging GREASEY!!
Avatar 7:47pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

I can dig Natural Wild!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:47pm Berd:

GIO sounding top. Hey Spidey. Heya DJ Billy Jam. It's FFfffffriday. Was feeling slightly discombobulated also until just then
Avatar 7:48pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:49pm chris:

thanks, GIO, doing great and hope u r 2!

can't say enough thanks, Billy Jam! the selections are always fire.
  7:49pm spidermank:

Billy Jamtime getscha bobulates recombed soon as poss Berd.
Avatar 7:50pm Billy Jam:

shout out to Con O' Laoghaire
  7:53pm yippie:

kraftwerk on billy jam, i dig it
  7:53pm spidermank:

some mega shit right here
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:53pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Thanks for the sounds tonight, Billy Jam.
Avatar 7:53pm Billy Jam:

30 years ago in time.........the beat of the 808
Avatar 7:55pm northguineahills:

dayum, Billy, said straight!.

Thanks, I'm bugging out from work. Hello weekend!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:55pm Smilty69:

Great show, Billy Jam! Thanks!
  7:55pm yippie:

happy chinese new year, time for some fireworks
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:57pm Berd:

Knew you'd know what to do Spidey. Blimey bjam
Avatar 7:57pm Billy Jam:

@Smilty69 + yippie - THANKS for listening to F M U - next week should be good show with returning MANKIND guests
Avatar 7:57pm still b/p:

That's a good good hour! Thanks.
Avatar 7:57pm Billy Jam:

hey Berd in the UK
  7:58pm yippie:

thundercats ho
  7:58pm TRU:

Ken is doin the right thing by keeping good shows like this and cutting loose all the poop.
Avatar 7:58pm Billy Jam:

thanks still b/p
Avatar 7:58pm Billy Jam:

thanks GIO for doing it like a G.O.
  7:58pm GIOtheEngineer:

Thanks Berd! Hope the discombobulation dissipates with the jams.
Doing awesome Chris, thanks for tuning in!
Avatar 7:58pm ADA:

peace, just tuned in. My schedule is all different now, but hope to catch more future shows live. I'm living in New Mexico now, almost moved to Texas but stopped off here instead and decided to give it a go. It's been great, the Land of Enchantment! Dope megamix here, my favorite kind of mix!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:59pm Berd:

Avatar 7:59pm Billy Jam:

welcome back ALF and welcome back ADA
  8:00pm spidermank:

fuk yeah
Avatar 8:02pm Aaron Hali:

Great show, Crunk Monk! As always, thank you BJ! Pleasure as always. Peace y’all!
Avatar 8:03pm Billy Jam:

thanks Aaron + spidermank and all - have a great weekend
  8:52am OB:

Cheers Billy!
  11:10am Shareef Hakim:

Thanks Billy for supporting good hip hop!!! Keep building my bro!
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