Options Put The Needle On The Record with Billy Jam: Playlist from April 6, 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 April 6, 2018: Put The Needle On The April 2018 Video Version Show (w. Ruth/VideoBooth + Joe Duffy/sound-booth)

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments New Approx. start time
The Naked City excerpt   intro   Options     1948  those into numbers and dates will note that this movie is from 1948 which is the same year that the very first (long playing record) LP was pressed which is feature of next song/video that celebrates the 70th anniversary of the occasion.     
The Philharmonic Turntable Orchestra   Mendelssohn Concerto E Minor + 7 other records turnable remix   Options     2018  last week at end of show played first minute of this track (audio only) so today am playing in its entirety (video version) - that is also among tracks on my WFMU Marathon 2018 premium DVD that goes out to all those WFMU listeners/supporters who pledged $75 or more during our recent annual fundraising Marathon - THANK YOU  *    
Special Ed  I Got It Made   Options   Profile Records  1989  NOTE: be sure to watch videos (this one and all others) closely in case you (yeah YOU) get a shout out    0:03:31 (Pop‑up)
ManKind   ThunderCats (feat. Supa Nova)   Options     2017  video version of song you;ve heard on this show before - by recent regular show guests ManKind - duo from Harlem    0:07:04 (Pop‑up)
Jidenna  Long Live The Chief   Options           0:10:10 (Pop‑up)
Jean Grae + Quelle Chris  Gold Purple Orange   Options Everything's Fine  MMG  2018    *   0:13:34 (Pop‑up)
Grand Master Flash etc.  Wild Style movie exceprt   Options           0:19:14 (Pop‑up)
Mare etc.  Style Wars movie exceprt   Options           0:22:24 (Pop‑up)
Tone Tank   intro / shout   Options           0:22:44 (Pop‑up)
Tone Tank + Scott Thorough  Forties   Options       this video is done in retro style of the old The Box video channel    0:23:27 (Pop‑up)
DJ ALF   ALF: the remix mix 2018   Options       here I chopped up and mixed down a bunch of short ALF video clips    0:26:03 (Pop‑up)
A Tribe Called Quest   Award Tour   Options Midnight Marauders    1993      0:27:57 (Pop‑up)
Cut Chemist   Metalstorm (feat. Edan & Mr. Lif)   Options Die Cut    2018    *   0:31:22 (Pop‑up)
The Handsome Boy Modeling School   Rock 'n' Roll (Could Never Hip Hop Like This)   Options So...How's Your Girl?  Tommy Boy  1999      0:33:49 (Pop‑up)
Dr Octogon  Flying Waterbed   Options     2018    *   0:37:38 (Pop‑up)
Apollo Brown + Planet Asia   Deep in the casket   Options Anchovies    2017      0:41:32 (Pop‑up)
Evidence  Jim Dean   Options Weather or Not  Rhymesayers Entertainment  2018    *   0:44:36 (Pop‑up)
Czarface + Doom  Thrown Bombs   Options CZARFACE meets Metalface  Get On Down  2018    *   0:48:34 (Pop‑up)
DJ Platurn  "Breaking The Ice" documentary (feat David Ma + more)   Options     2018  documentary on just released megamix of Icelandic music from previous decades c/o DJ Platurn - a quick mix that includes about 80 different tracks spread out over 88 minutes - I bought the 2CD set recently and donated it to WFMU library for other DJs to play on air - the digipak 2CD has great liner notes by David Ma and pictures of its subject matter - also avail on cassette  *   0:52:14 (Pop‑up)
Too $hort   I Ain't Trippin (EDIT)   Options life is .....too short    1989      0:58:19 (Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

Avatar 7:01pm TheRapperWithNoName:

Aw sooki sooki now!
Avatar 7:02pm spacecowboy:

Avatar 7:02pm spacecowboy:

classical mashup wtf!!!!! nice!
Avatar 7:03pm northguineahills:

Now, this is a language I speak!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:03pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Movie playing here if you want a new window: www.ustream.tv...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:03pm Dave:

I'm sad I can only hear out of one ear right now.
Avatar 7:03pm spacecowboy:

so im not getting my laundry done cause i will have to watch this
Avatar 7:08pm northguineahills:

I'm need getting off of work at any sane time b/c of this!
Avatar 7:09pm ADA:

peace to all the Thunder Cats out there!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:09pm Smilty69:

Special Ed! I'd eat some alligator soufle listing to Billy Jam!
  7:09pm BillyJamWFMU:

thanks for tuning in today to this special VIDEO VERSION - that I do once a month - and thanks to JOE DUFFY for doing the engineering in the main studio and to RUTH in the VIDEO BOOTH handling the video stream of this simulcast video radio show
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:11pm listener 126464:

Special Ed!
Avatar 7:12pm northguineahills:

Super feliz gracias por el props, Billy Jam!
  7:12pm Marcel M:

  7:13pm BillyJamWFMU:

thanks Smilty - wot up ADA + listener 126464 and NGH and all else tuned in today - these shows take forever compared to regular audio shows but are worth the extra effort I think
  7:13pm BillyJamWFMU:

@Marcel M - hey man
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:17pm listener 126464:

so fresh
  7:18pm Marcel M:

@Billy: my cat thanks you for the gift ;-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:18pm Ken From Hyde Park:

I finally caught on that the subtitles are karaoke style, where they change color so a person can sing along.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:19pm Joe D.:

this new Jean Grae is fire fire fire. Best thing on MMG since Gunplay
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:20pm Berd:

Heyy great showing visuals biiy jam. ta muchas ppreciated. Additional learning to the wfmu curve. Thanks Ruth and Joe. You guys
  7:21pm BillyJamWFMU:

yeah Joe Duffy it is tight @Berd hey there over in the UK @Marcel - that video of your cat was hilarious - @spacecowboy - thanks for tuning in
Avatar 7:24pm TheRapperWithNoName:

This show is massive
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:24pm Joe D.:

this is the realeast song ever made about the tri-state suburbs no joke
  7:24pm Anthony!:

NGH you there?
Avatar 7:24pm ADA:

Big up to Tone Tank! Great style, great voice!
  7:25pm Anthony!:

great video BJam
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:25pm common:

perfect billy
Avatar 7:25pm northguineahills:

Yeah, Anthony, I have a deadline for work, but I don't want to come into the office during the weekend.
Avatar 7:26pm TheRapperWithNoName:

The Box subs at the bottom, Im dead
  7:26pm pomadethesun:

  7:27pm Anthony!:

did you think that comment I made during sheila b was a microagression?
Avatar 7:27pm ADA:

Sounds like ALF! Love that guy.
Avatar 7:27pm TheRapperWithNoName:

Big Ups ALF even though you eat cats
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:28pm Joe D.:

me and my cousin got in big trouble for ordering videos off The Box - I think it was Coolio's "Fantastic Voyage" lol
  7:30pm BillyJamWFMU:

@JoeD - haha so funny - but so expensive for shit we get for free via YouTube now
Avatar 7:32pm northguineahills:

nah, to sheila, that's water off a duck's back. Believe me, if you said something inappropriate I would have spoken up (although I don't speak for anyone).

Midnight Marauders, love that album! Oh, and Alf! (hard to go back and forth from work, video, and comments....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:33pm Ken From Hyde Park:

If my DJ adoption request falls through, my fixture adoption choice is the Ruth Booth (if it's not taken yet).
Avatar 7:34pm Ruth Booth:

Hey Ken, The Booth is still up for Grabs!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:35pm Smilty69:

Handsome Boy is reuniting. I hope they tour.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:35pm listener 126464:

more super freshness
Avatar 7:36pm ADA:

they're gorgeous
Avatar 7:36pm northguineahills:

Handsome Boy Modeling School!
  7:37pm Smurph:

Loving the show today!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:38pm Ken From Hyde Park:

@RB - Sweet! I need to email JMcG.
  7:39pm BillyJamWFMU:

thanks for the kind words Smurph - and thanks to all behind the scenes inc. Ruth, Joe Duffy, Kenzo, Kimzilla, Ken, & Michele
Avatar 7:40pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

@TheRapperWithNoName Thanks for the props but I'm vegan. LOL!
Avatar 7:40pm northguineahills:

Wait, the Ruth Booth is a tardis!!!???!!! (so many WoofMoo possibilities!!!)
Avatar 7:42pm northguineahills:

Moar Nina Simone samples!
  7:45pm BillyJamWFMU:

hey ADA, ALF and NGH hope u guys caught your shout outs in text of earlier video
Avatar 7:46pm northguineahills:

I responded in Spanglish, Billy Jam, arigato gasaimau-te!
  7:46pm BillyJamWFMU:

oh see u did NGH
  7:47pm BillyJamWFMU:

"eyes redder than the rastas on the swim team" = that's red
Avatar 7:47pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

Thanks for that Billy. I missed it earlier. :-( I was late to the broadcast/party. I logged in when the Wild Style excerpt was playing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:48pm Ken From Hyde Park:

This guy right here invented pictures of the video on the T-shirt in the video? That is awesome!
Avatar 7:49pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

Props to you Billy for blessing us with all these videos! There's a good chunk of them I didn't know was made.
Avatar 7:52pm ADA:

Much love for the love Billy Jam! Always lacing us with the fresh new joints!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:53pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Did Nick the Bard contribute to this one? He has all the little figures in his collection.
Avatar 7:53pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

Platurn's new mix is good! I received my CD about a week ago.
Avatar 7:54pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

The packaging is good too!
Avatar 7:56pm northguineahills:

As someone who is infatuated w/ all things Iceland (popped the question there), I need this!
Avatar 7:57pm northguineahills:

(Saw a Kitchen Motors Rec show there and FAF D&B party in Reykjavik)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:58pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Zats, there was an Icelander (or two?) on the comments boards maybe five years ago. I forgot the person's handle, though.
  7:59pm BillyJamWFMU:

thanks for listening/watching today's show - coming up in next (final) video show version will be a reunited Bullet Proof Scratch Hamsters WFMU set - next week all audio only - THANKS to RUTH, JOE DUFFY and YOU
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:00pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Thanks for all the video production work by the cast & crew tonight!
Avatar 8:00pm northguineahills:

Thanks Billy!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:28pm chris:

that was so much fun to watch/listen to. thanks, Billy Jam and Ruth in da Booth!
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