Favoriting Explorers Room with Flash Strap: Playlist from June 28, 2018 Favoriting

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This is where all of culture and all of time are collapsed into one seductive portal and viewed through the panoramic lens of the exotic. Come and embark on an armchair-travel virtual-voyage to the heart of timeless darkness and beyond; embrace the numinous monolith of the exotic immensity. Let us find that place where hybridization meets its destiny as pure fantasy. Let us become observers observing those others who are ourselves. You wear your mask and I'll wear mine.

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Favoriting June 28, 2018: Jungle Train, Jazz Concerto, Esoteric Everest

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments Approx. start time
  Intro            
Erik Satie, The Paris Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by René Leibowitz  Portrait Of Socrates (The Banquet)   Favoriting Socrate - Symphonic Drama  Everest / Counterpoint/Esoteric Records  1952    0:00:41 (Pop-up)
Broadcast & The Focus Group  What I Saw / Let It Begin/Oh Joy / Round and Round and Round / The Be Colony/Dashing Home/What on Earth Took You?   Favoriting Investigate Witch Cults of the Radio Age  Warp  2009    0:07:55 (Pop-up)
Karin Krog & Friends  Maiden Voyage   Favoriting Joy  Sonet  1968  wr. Herbie Hancock  0:16:06 (Pop-up)
Alessandro Alessandroni  Vocalisation   Favoriting Open Air Parade  SR Records   1972    0:20:43 (Pop-up)
Eric Chale, Ilona Chale & Michael Moers  Passé Dedans / Hymne   Favoriting Noises  Kamikaze   1977    0:22:49 (Pop-up)
Nat King Cole  Non Dimenticar ("Don't Forget")   Favoriting Non Dimenticar ("Don't Forget") / Bend A Little My Way  Capitol  1958    0:25:39 (Pop-up)

Music behind DJ:
Alessandro Alessandroni 

 

 

 

 

 

0:28:24 (Pop-up)
Stravinsky, Woody Herman And His Orchestra  Ebony Concerto   Favoriting Ebony Concerto (Dedicated To Woody Herman) / Symphony In Three Movements  Everest  1958    0:37:11 (Pop-up)
Woody Herman  The Golden Wedding   Favoriting Woodchopper's Ball!  Decca  1955    0:44:56 (Pop-up)
Artie Shaw  Concerto for Clarinet (pts. 1 & 2)   Favoriting Concerto for Clarinet 78  Victor  1941    0:48:13 (Pop-up)
Charles Mingus  Adagio Ma Non Troppo   Favoriting Let My Children Hear Music  Columbia  1972    0:57:32 (Pop-up)
Roy Brooks and the Artistic Truth  Eboness / Eboness (Kwanza)   Favoriting Ethnic Expressions  Im-Hotep  1973    1:06:05 (Pop-up)
Duke Ellington  Echoes of Harlem (Cootie's Concerto)   Favoriting Columbia 78  Columbia  1939    1:25:05 (Pop-up)
Woody Herman  Bijou   Favoriting Woody Herman    194?    1:28:37 (Pop-up)

Music behind DJ:
Errol Parker Tentet 

Soul Concerto   Favoriting

A Night In Tunisia 

 

 

 

1:31:21 (Pop-up)
Villa-Lobos, Sir Eugene Goossens Conducting The London Symphony Orchestra ‎  The Little Train Of The Caipira   Favoriting The Little Train Of The Caipira / Estancia - Panambi  Everest  1960    1:42:43 (Pop-up)
Les Baxter  Congo Train   Favoriting African Jazz  Capitol  1959    1:45:47 (Pop-up)
Rex Kona and His Mandarins  Bird Train   Favoriting Wild Orchids  Columbia  1964    1:48:20 (Pop-up)
Martin Denny  Burma Train   Favoriting Baked Alaska  Collectors' Choice Music  1964 / 2003  Recorded in September 1964 at Elmendorf Air Force base, Anchorage, Alaska.  1:50:18 (Pop-up)
Sondi Sodsai  Burma Train   Favoriting Sondi  Liberty  1959  prod. Martin Denny  1:53:38 (Pop-up)
Markko Polo Adventurers  Train to Ranchipur   Favoriting Orienta  RCA Victor  1959    1:56:03 (Pop-up)
Martin Denny / Si Zentner  Jungle Train   Favoriting Exotica Suite  Liberty  1962  wr. Les baxter  1:58:51 (Pop-up)
Esquivel And His Orchestra  Take The "A" Train   Favoriting Infinity In Sound  RCA Victor  1960    2:02:21 (Pop-up)
Tak Shindo  Chattanooga Choo Choo   Favoriting Accent on Bamboo  Capitol  1960    2:04:42 (Pop-up)
Martha Wentworth as The Old Sea Hag  Terror Train   Favoriting Terror Tales  Liberty  196?    2:06:58 (Pop-up)
???  Off To Baia   Disney's The Three Caballeros    1944    2:16:11 (Pop-up)
Duo Ouro Negro  Trem Das Onze   Favoriting Dio Come Ti Amo 7"  Columbia  1966    2:17:50 (Pop-up)
Los Cinco Latinos  Tren de Carga   Favoriting Maravilloso Maravilloso  CBS  1958    2:20:22 (Pop-up)
Umberto Santucci  Fuga en Treno   Favoriting Percussioni Drammatiche / Guerra Contemporanea  Canopo  197?    2:22:28 (Pop-up)
Cor Steijn  Orient-Express   Favoriting Odeon 78  Odeon  193?    2:23:37 (Pop-up)
Martin Denny  Burma Train   Favoriting Primitiva  Liberty  1958    2:25:51 (Pop-up)
Arthur Lyman  Bird Train   Favoriting Lyman '66  HiFi Life Series  1966    2:28:45 (Pop-up)
Martin Denny  Congo Train   Favoriting Exotica Vol. III  Liberty  1959  wr. Les baxter  2:30:42 (Pop-up)
Morton Gould & His Orchestra  The Little Train Of The Caipira   Favoriting Jungle Drums  RCA Victor  1957    2:32:52 (Pop-up)

Music behind DJ:
Mystic Moods Orchestra 

 

One Stormy Night 

 

 

 

2:36:59 (Pop-up)
Woody Herman  Blue Flame   Favoriting Woodchopper's Ball!  Decca  1955    2:46:48 (Pop-up)
Les Yper-Sound  Psyché Rock   Favoriting Too Fortiche / Psyché Rock / Teen Tonic / Jericho Jerk 7"  Fontana  1967  Les Yper-Sound = Michel Colombier, Pierre Henry  2:49:15 (Pop-up)
Les Baxter and 101 Strings  Tropicando   Favoriting Que Mango!  Alshire  1970    2:51:59 (Pop-up)
Broadcast & The Focus Group  Love's Long Listen-In   Favoriting Investigate Witch Cults of the Radio Age  Warp  2009    2:54:31 (Pop-up)
Dick Hyman / Mary Mayo  Bye, Bye Blues   Favoriting Moon Gas  MGM  1963    2:56:07 (Pop-up)
The Atlantics  Express to Bagdad   Favoriting The Explosive Sound Of The Atlantics  CBS  1964    2:58:26 (Pop-up)


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Listener comments!

Avatar 6:49pm
Flash Strap:

ten minutes, then all aboard!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:07pm
northguineahills:

One of the few Satie pieces I lack....
Avatar 7:07pm
Flash Strap:

little quiet around here, must be a sleeper car
Avatar 7:09pm
Flash Strap:

Hi NGH! it's a weird one, commissioned by Princess Edmond de Polignac in 1916
  7:10pm
Doug Schulkind:

Jumping Strap Flash, he’s a gas gas gas!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 7:11pm
chresti:

Hello!
Avatar 7:12pm
Flash Strap:

Hey Doug, hop on to my cloud
Avatar 7:13pm
Flash Strap:

Hiya Chresti!
Avatar 🥁 7:13pm
jaywbabcock:

Sorry, just coming in, I was up on the observation deck!
Avatar 7:14pm
Flash Strap:

welcome Jay!
Avatar 7:19pm
Flash Strap:

love Krog
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 7:21pm
doctorjazz:

Hi!
Avatar 7:22pm
Flash Strap:

Hi Doc!
Avatar 7:24pm
Flash Strap:

this one is so weird
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:25pm
northguineahills:

I have LPs by Ricardo Villalobos (most likely different).
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 7:26pm
Little Danny:

Hey Flash, hey all!
Avatar 7:26pm
Flash Strap:

Hi LD! missed ya last week
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 7:27pm
Little Danny:

Thanks mate. Stoked to be back!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:33pm
northguineahills:

Ok, off to home! hear ya there!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 7:34pm
chresti:

odd vocals always appreciated
Avatar 7:38pm
Flash Strap:

happy travels, NGH
  7:39pm
Doug Schulkind:

I am loving the love out of this. What a treasure!
Avatar 7:41pm
Flash Strap:

it's such a cool piece! I'd never heard it, or heard of it to be honest, until I picked up this LP the other day
  7:42pm
Doug Schulkind:

I once performed an interview with Woody Herman. He misunderstood the point of a question I asked and became outraged at me. He was barely monosyllabic for a the rest of the exchange.
Avatar 7:42pm
Flash Strap:

my goodness, what did he think you said?
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 7:42pm
chresti:

oh dear!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 7:44pm
chresti:

was he hard of hearing?
  7:46pm
Doug Schulkind:

I was trying to ask him what it was like to have to play all the old “hits” night after night. I was commiserating. Be he thought I was criticizing him for sticking to a popular set list.
Avatar 7:46pm
Flash Strap:

ah, that's too bad
  7:49pm
Doug Schulkind:

Because I knew Herman’s book was filled with adventurous material, I assumed he loathed having to play mostly the same familiar standards. I guess I got my answer.
Avatar 7:51pm
Flash Strap:

some guys, man
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 7:53pm
chresti:

It seems that performers usually would rather not have to play the hits time after time unless they change it up a bit out of boredom
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 7:54pm
chresti:

thanks for the clarinet showcase, flash
Avatar 7:55pm
Flash Strap:

oh my pleasure, i'm lovin' it
Avatar 7:56pm
Flash Strap:

get ready for the famous finale
  7:56pm
still b/p:

The intent of the question was thunderingly mis-heard.
Avatar 7:59pm
Flash Strap:

hi b/p!
  8:02pm
still b/p:

Hiya.
The first Herman pieces in the set had such a nicely plain recorded sound, like just musicians in a medium room.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:03pm
melinda:

hi friends
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 8:04pm
chresti:

Hi!
Avatar 8:04pm
Flash Strap:

Hi Melinda!

I agree, b/p, great sound on that one
Avatar 8:05pm
Flash Strap:

Coomon sentiment I know, but this is one of my top Mingus compositions
Avatar 8:06pm
Flash Strap:

I guess it was originally improvised on piano, which always blows my mind
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:07pm
melinda:

I just logged into MySpace to see if my old profile was still there after many years, and it was not. Kind of a relief.
Avatar 8:08pm
Flash Strap:

phew, yeah
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:09pm
northguineahills:

I did hat a few years ago, melinda, to music profile b/c a hard drive had crashed and was hoping some of the recordings were still there. Alas, they were not...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:10pm
melinda:

There was a funny GIF w/music by the Bran Flakes I was hoping to see again, but of course it was long gone.
Avatar 8:12pm
Flash Strap:

sorry technical difficulties there
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 8:13pm
chresti:

oh! I love the Bran Flakes!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 8:14pm
chresti:

I've always had trouble with myspace
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:21pm
melinda:

@chresti I like what I've heard but haven't explored much. I think Irwin had them on his show earlier this year. The piece on MySpace sampled Movin' Right Along from the Muppet Movie, cracked me up.
Avatar 8:22pm
Flash Strap:

this one's a whopper
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:24pm
northguineahills:

Haven't heard this Roy Brooks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:25pm
northguineahills:

I met my wife via myspace... (11 years ago).
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 8:26pm
doctorjazz:

Been enjoying the sounds, thanks Evan, time to take off, maybe catch some more when I get home.
(have to wait for the Duke!)
Avatar 8:26pm
Flash Strap:

happy to facilitate your enjoyment, Doc, safe travels
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:29pm
melinda:

@ngh cool. They say something like 1/3 of couples meet online now, and I imagine many of those are not from dating sites.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 8:30pm
doctorjazz:

NOW CUT THAT OUT !
I gotta go...
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 8:34pm
Little Danny:

"Blue Flame," eh? I do dig Herman's postwar modernist jazz orchestras
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 8:37pm
Little Danny:

I believe one Black Rose was the vocalist on "Eboness"

I had to look that up btw
Avatar 8:44pm
Flash Strap:

ah, thank you Danny!

Blue Flame is a great track by the way, you probably know that
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:44pm
northguineahills:

@melinda: I was djing down in Mexico anyways, might as well as find someone w/ eclectic weirdo tastes as mine while down there (it took her 2.5 months to respond, but she did right before I went down there).
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:45pm
northguineahills:

so many villages of wolves on this train!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 8:45pm
Little Danny:

I in fact did NOT know that - 'preesh!
Avatar 8:46pm
Flash Strap:

time permitting I'll play it near the end
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 8:47pm
chresti:

yeah- I saw the Blue Flame and wondered...
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 8:48pm
Little Danny:

@ngh: that's a hella romantic story! DJing, Mexico, weirdo tastes
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 8:48pm
Little Danny:

Haha, hey Chresti!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 8:51pm
chresti:

@melinda- there are bran flakes tracks on the free music archive
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 8:51pm
Little Danny:

Holy crap. I had no idea this Denny live recording existed
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:51pm
northguineahills:

(She even looked up if I had a criminal history w/ the FL, NY, and FBI databases, to make sure I was legit)
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 8:52pm
Little Danny:

That old rom-com cliche, huh?
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 8:53pm
chresti:

ngh- can never be too careful
Avatar 8:53pm
Flash Strap:

oh it's pretty great, too! claims to be his one and only live recording, but "In Person" from 1962 says it was Recorded Live At Duke Kahanamoku's in Honolulu, so who knows
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:53pm
melinda:

Thanks chresti, I'll have a look!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:55pm
melinda:

I have married friends who met on Friendster.
Avatar 8:55pm
Flash Strap:

@NGH: that's how you do it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:05pm
northguineahills:

@melinda: so do i!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 9:06pm
chresti:

I knew someone that fell in love via internet- it went south quickly after he visited the bride to be and her family
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:06pm
northguineahills:

Thought that was Esquivel!
Avatar 9:06pm
Flash Strap:

you were quite right!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:07pm
northguineahills:

I might be noticing a them this set...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:09pm
melinda:

I knew someone in college in the early 90s who met a guy online, and at the time it seemed so nerdy and bizarre. At least now you have pics and video.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 9:10pm
chresti:

I also know a friend that's quite happy with the outcome. I've been living longer in time to understand dating sighta
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 9:12pm
chresti:

skype too
Avatar 9:13pm
Flash Strap:

Martha Wentworth chews it up, man. The scenery is toast when she's around
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:14pm
melinda:

What if you fell in love via skype and all that, then met in person and they smelled bad? I know couples who met in fbook groups I'm in and I always wonder exactly how it worked out.
Avatar 9:15pm
Flash Strap:

take 'em to a smell doctor and fix em up
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:15pm
melinda:

@flash totally. She's got that classic hag voice down.
Avatar 9:16pm
Flash Strap:

"he's sad because he has to whip all the ghosts and spectres" haha what a funny line
Avatar 9:19pm
Flash Strap:

Duo Ouro Negro is just the greatest
  9:21pm
still b/p:

Friends have encountered the online lies about age, and then one ex of mine on a first date from match.com — after she’d been accurate with her age — had a guy tell her he typically preferred younger women!? WTF.com.
Avatar 9:23pm
Flash Strap:

to hell with that guy
Avatar 9:25pm
Flash Strap:

love this "cinema orgel" recording
  9:25pm
still b/p:

To the pit of snakes and eye-eating spiders in hell with that guy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:28pm
melinda:

I've heard of great successes and total nightmares from online dating, and everything in between. It's more depressing than not, to me.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:36pm
northguineahills:

That's tre-fucked, still p/b, in my dating life, I somehow mirrored 11 years my senior and junior.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:45pm
northguineahills:

going to take a walk, it's no longer raining. Thanks Evan, will be back for LD. Ciao-sers!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 9:46pm
Little Danny:

Thanks, and thanks Flash! Great show
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 9:47pm
chresti:

Thanks flash!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 9:48pm
chresti:

That's great- blue flame!
Avatar 9:48pm
Flash Strap:

My great pleasure, all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:50pm
northguineahills:

I know my Pierre Henry (as I run out the door!)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:50pm
melinda:

I love this song but couldn't remember who did it or what it was called. Thanks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:51pm
northguineahills:

(It's what the Futurama theme song is based on....)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:52pm
melinda:

Yes, I remember it was fun to discover that.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:52pm
northguineahills:

Stereolab, also dedicated a song called "Les Yper-Sound".
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 9:53pm
Little Danny:

God I love this Les Baxter track
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 9:53pm
Little Danny:

the party rolls on next door, see y'all there! wfmu.org...
Avatar 9:53pm
Flash Strap:

it's insane how cool it is
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 9:55pm
Little Danny:

I even like the Thievery Corporation sample of it
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 9:57pm
Little Danny:

Investigate Witch Cults isn't my all-time fave Broadcast (HaHa Sound for me) but I totally agree that it's way underrated
Avatar 9:58pm
Flash Strap:

Haha sound is so good
Avatar 9:59pm
Flash Strap:

ok folks, best of nights and thanks for listening!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:00pm
melinda:

Thanks Flash!
  10:13pm
Pigsnoot:

Dang! Another great set by the looks of it... Europe, Belgium here.. Just chiming in too late.
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