Options JA In The AM with John Allen: Playlist from May 11, 2018 Options

John Allen's avatar View John Allen's profile Options

"I listened yesterday. It's no reflection on you but I could'nt see where you were going or what you were going for. This early seventies thing did'nt get noticed the first time and you talk about friends of like Dealney and Bonnie who had records out like we're supposed to remember who they are. Then you play this long winded free jazz stuff that really grates on my nerves. And that noise without a beat and sounds like someones being pinched. Then you play a reggae song, I think you called it Dub, to what, be cool? You seem to really fetishize the whole folk thing too which is obnoxious to us who don't even care. I liked it when you played that punk song though. I like Joe Belock a lot." (Visit homepage.)

Fridays 9am - Noon (EDT) | On WFMU (Info) | 91.1, 90.1, 91.9 FM & wfmu.org
WFMU LIVE Audio Streams (Get help):   Pop-up  |  128k AAC  |  128k MP3  |  32k MP3  |  32k Windows

<-- Previous playlist | Back to JA In The AM with John Allen playlists | Next playlist -->

Options May 11, 2018

Listen to this show:  Pop‑up player! | Add or read comments

Artist Track Album Label Year Format Approx. start time
neil rolnick  wake up   Options ex machina  innova  2016  CD  0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
laraaji  laraajazzi   Options son transformations  all saints  2018  LP  0:11:11 (Pop‑up)
sathima bea benjamin  wind song   Options wind song  ekapa  1985  LP  0:14:28 (Pop‑up)
tigue  contrails   Options strange paradise  nna tapes  2018  CD  0:31:34 (Pop‑up)
felix blume  maestro walter's brass band - mouri jodi   Options death in haiti (funeral brass band & sounds of port au prince  discrepant  2018  LP  0:39:57 (Pop‑up)
katsuo itabashi & masahiko kono  10935   Options katsuo itabashi & masahiko kono  sisa record  1983  LP  0:43:24 (Pop‑up)
the open secret (john butcher/ gino robair/ dieb13)  last morning of the dream   Options a geography for plays  rastascan  2018  CD  0:47:19 (Pop‑up)
escalante / mottel  chop party   Options   splash  2018  7"  0:54:24 (Pop‑up)
F.U.K. (roger miller, cary loren, &&&)  road kill   Options   hozac  1977/2018  7"  0:59:38 (Pop‑up)
the new order  of another world   Options the new order  isadora / rca  75&76/ 1977  LP  1:01:56 (Pop‑up)
tommy jay & the general  cobra death   Options florida songs  feeding tube  2018  LP  1:06:47 (Pop‑up)
io xavier  safe and sane   Options radio world  do speak  1984  LP  1:10:57 (Pop‑up)
big boys  we got your money   Options lullabies help the brain grow  moment productions  1983  LP  1:14:51 (Pop‑up)
no trend  without me   Options tritonian nash-vegas polyester complex  touch & go  1987  LP  1:17:29 (Pop‑up)
no trend  tear you apart   Options too many humans  no trend records  1983  LP  1:20:52 (Pop‑up)
honey radar  moon director   Options this is supposed to be 33 rpm  chunklet  2018  7"  1:23:32 (Pop‑up)
m.a.l.  phobos   Options my eight little planets  sub rosa  19??/2018  LP  1:26:40 (Pop‑up)
llill  marelle   Options kotkiem  les albums claus   2018  LP  1:37:01 (Pop‑up)
come holy spirit  elephantine   Options asters and disasters  water wing  2017  LP  1:44:20 (Pop‑up)
wolfgang muller  bats   Options bats  die tödliche doris schallplatten   1989  LP  1:50:30 (Pop‑up)
church shuttle  isn't it right   Options   soft abuse  2018  7"  1:53:44 (Pop‑up)
trash monkeys  puppies puppies puppies   Options   almost ready  1986?/2018  7"  1:57:28 (Pop‑up)
no direction  living in the 80s depression   Options no direction  no direction  1983  LP  2:00:09 (Pop‑up)
david shea  mirror   Options piano 1  room40  2017  CD  2:02:40 (Pop‑up)
grouper  birthday song   Options grid of points  kranky  2018  CD  2:13:15 (Pop‑up)
david garland  when we moved to the trees   Options verdancy  self-released  2018  CD  2:16:46 (Pop‑up)
ameel brecht  minus the bloodshed waltz   Options polygraph heartbeat  kraak  2018  LP  2:23:16 (Pop‑up)
robert crotty & loren mazzacane connors  tb blues   Options robert crotty with me: loren's collection (1979-1987)  family vineyard  2018  LP  2:27:48 (Pop‑up)
samara lubelski  black dots   Options flickers at the station  drawing room  2018  LP  2:37:48 (Pop‑up)
alvarius b.  zion the rocket ship   Options with a beaker on the burner and an otter in the oven  abduction  2017  LP  2:41:38 (Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:21am G:

Wake up y'all
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:21am George of Troy:

Good morning, John.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:22am The Oscar:

Skipping, or reremixed?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:22am steveo:

hello good morning did i miss the clay/ja duet?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:23am Devin B.:

  9:23am Karen:

I’ve been wondering, is this remixed every week?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:25am Ken From Hyde Park:

@Karen - I was just composing a comment with the same question. It feels to me like some of the parts in the middle are different. One of life's mysteries.
  9:33am Karen:

@Ken, yes, there’re parts that sound very similar and parts that sound new. And the song is generally so complex that it’s hard to remember it entirely from week to week. But my fish and I enjoy it as we debate how different each week is.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:33am karlward:

JA: play a dub song and call it reggae. They'll never expect it.
  9:36am Karen:

This song is one of the ones where the lag between radio broadcast and device streaming enhances the music and vibe. :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:43am melinda:

I like the wind song.
Avatar 9:49am Mr. Record:

Hey John! P.E.D. Toby
Avatar 9:51am John Allen:

PED? the only unique HC band to ever come out of Highland Park, NJ?? That PED? Oh, hey Toby!
Avatar 9:51am John Allen:

hey everyone, late start here this morning. 'morning George
Avatar 9:54am Mr. Record:

Si! In the digi-flesh! Hope all is swell...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:55am melinda:

This is the relaxing music to decompress after the stuck in traffic, gotta get to the station music Clay was playing
Avatar 9:55am John Allen:

Guilt by association, i don't blame you for the shooting of Robert Smith. Hope all's good w you
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:59am G:

Nothing like a funeral procession to kick off the weekend!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:02am steveo:

anytime is a good time for a brass band, even a funeral
  10:03am Vixo:

whoa!!! That was intense!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:03am steveo:

trombone distortion?
Avatar 10:03am Wild Neil||Peace All:

Got a garbage situation here at work...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:06am melinda:

garbage situation?
Avatar 10:08am Wild Neil||Peace All:

Missed last weeks pickup due to test, have many ordinance-breaking garbage bags for next week. Its a mess.
Regarding the pressure washer-a Simpson with a side mounted pump and Honda motor sound pretty good.
Avatar 10:08am Wild Neil||Peace All:

Breaking up sheetrock to this....appropriate.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:09am steveo:

oh a literal garbage situation
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:11am Devin B.:

That Felix Blume record is amazing. Piano with Screaming is a fave.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:12am karlward:

Is this jazz? Asking for a friend.
Avatar 10:14am John Allen:

Avatar 10:15am Wild Neil||Peace All:

@Steveo-i do everything from write reports, conduct tests, offer opinions on test standards to janitorial. We are a small shop.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:15am karlward:

JA: my kids want to know. I don't know how to answer them. We haven't had the talk about "jazz" yet.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:16am steveo:

if you have to ask, it's jazz
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:17am steveo:

“If you have to ask what jazz is, you'll never know.”

― Louis Armstrong
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:18am Ken From Hyde Park:

Lisa: "You have to listen to the notes she's not playing."
Man next to Lisa: "I could do that at home."
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:19am steveo:

@neil sounds better than sitting at a desk all day, tbh
Avatar 10:21am Wild Neil||Peace All:

Is The New Order different than New Order?! I gotta check Discogs.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:22am karlward:

You can tell it isn't really New Order by the haircut.
Avatar 10:24am Wild Neil||Peace All:

@Steveo-my boss is the best in the world. He NEVER micromanages. He wants to be a natural healer.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:27am karlward:

I accidentally ordered cobra death at a restaurant once and it did NOT go well.
Avatar 10:32am Chris from DC:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:39am The Oscar:

Lydia, 'zat you?
  10:41am Carlo:

This shit rules
Avatar 10:42am Chris from DC:

Great set.
  10:48am David in London:

Brother Ron Asheton - always in our thoughts.
Avatar 10:54am Wild Neil||Peace All:

Killer show, JA.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:22am steveo:

dammit, i just spilled tea on my bird beak shirt; I blame the trash monkeys
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:22am Dave in SoDak:

where in the world did you find that no direction lp/7"? it came out on both. i've worked with those guys a lot over the years...
Avatar 11:32am John Allen:

there you go Dave, the magical depth of album wing in the FMU music library
  11:34am goyim in the am:

M.a.l. Is both a brilliant innovative guitarist and a bitter, angry crank; in a recent interview I heard on German radio, he claimed credit for Bowie‘s work with out guitarists, claiming Fripp, Belew, and Gabrels were all carefully instructed to copy his early 70s stuff. Great player with an axe to grind.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:37am steveo:

i miss the trees
Avatar 11:39am John Allen:

Goyim i think the flaw in the story is that Ohr took the time to send a response, rather they likely would have ignored if there was an actual theft of ideas
  11:39am Mark Williams:

@goyim - what radio station was that on? We're talking about Daniel Malempre, right?
Avatar 11:40am Wild Neil||Peace All:

Who is M.A.L.? I had to turn down the sound to work on office stuff...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:59am Ken From Hyde Park:

Nice way to finish up, aboard the rocket ship.
  12:03pm Nulsh:

This rocket ship track is great! Cheers dude!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:03pm maestroso:

That Samara Lubelski piece was nice. I have one of her records somewhere.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:03pm George of Troy:

Have a good week, John... thanks!
Avatar 12:04pm John Allen:

see ya'll
  12:58pm Alofat:

I think the Tommy Jay & The General song title Cobra Breath. Cheers!
Post a comment!
Email address
(optional, not public):
Your comment: (No HTML, please)

<-- Previous playlist | Back to JA In The AM with John Allen playlists | Next playlist -->

RSS feeds for JA In The AM with John Allen: RSSPlaylists feed | RSSMP3 archives feed

| E-mail John Allen | Other WFMU Playlists | All artists played by JA In The AM with John Allen |

Listen on the Internet  |  Contact Us  |  Music & Programs  |  WFMU Home Page  |  Support Us  |  FAQ

Live Audio Streams: Pop-up  |  128k AAC  |  128k MP3  |  32k MP3  |  32k Windows

(C) 2020 WFMU. Generated by KenzoDB, (C) 2000-2020 Ken Garson