Favoriting Scott Williams: Playlist from November 12, 2018 Favoriting

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Favoriting November 12, 2018: Call Your Mother

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments New Approx. start time
Rimsky-Korsakov  The Young Prince And The Young Princess   Favoriting Scheherazade  Columbia    Eugene Ormandy & The Philadelphia Orch     
MIke Nichols & Elaine May  Mother and Son   Favoriting An Evening With Mike Nichols and Elaine May  Mercury  1960       
Thought Gang  A Meaningless Conversation   Favoriting Thought Gang  Sacred Bones  1992/2018      0:06:28 (Pop-up)
Rocky Roberts & the Airedales  The Bird is The Word   Favoriting Something Weird Greatest Hits (V/a)  Modern Harmonic        0:09:45 (Pop-up)
Diastereomer  The Diastereomer   Favoriting Ignition Advancer  Bitter Lake  1989      0:11:43 (Pop-up)
Stella  Pattern Reset   Favoriting Career Suicide  Stella      *   0:17:39 (Pop-up)
Kavoria Lappella, Soa Vinelo Soando  Hiarake   Favoriting To Catch a Ghost: Field Recordings from Madagascar (V/a)  Sublime Frequencies      *   0:21:42 (Pop-up)
Maciunas Ensemble  Ice Cream Man   Favoriting S/t compilation  Edition Telemark  1983      0:25:13 (Pop-up)
Duane Eddy  Twisting Off a Cliff   Favoriting Twistin' 'n Twangin'  RCA Victor  1962      0:40:11 (Pop-up)
Chris Corsano & Bill Orcutt  She Punched A Hole In The Moon For Me   Favoriting Brace Up!  Palilalia Records      *   0:54:05 (Pop-up)
Gabi Penyvesi  Ha Csak Egy Fokkal Szebb Az Ördögnél   Favoriting She Came From Hungary! 1960s Beat Girls from the Eastern Bloc (V/a)  Ace  1968      0:59:26 (Pop-up)
Kinski  This Is The Weekend We Take The House Apart   Favoriting Accustomed to Your Face  Kill Rock Stars      *   1:01:32 (Pop-up)
Gene Clark  On Her Own   Favoriting Sings For You (+ The Rose Garden)  Omnivore  1967      1:08:03 (Pop-up)
Blue Cheer  Second Time Around   Favoriting The '67 Demos  Modern Harmonic  1967  live on KSAN    1:12:15 (Pop-up)
The Shifters  John Doe's Colleague   Favoriting Have a Cunning Plan  Trouble in Mind      *   1:18:08 (Pop-up)
Mariah  Hana Ga Saitara (Were Flowers to Bloom)   Favoriting Utakata no Hibi うたかたの日々  Palto Flats  1983      1:21:33 (Pop-up)
Ned Collette  Sacred Cats   Favoriting Old Chestnut  Feeding Tube      *   1:37:58 (Pop-up)
Josephine Foster  All Pales Next to You   Favoriting Faithful Fairy Harmony  Fire      *   1:46:08 (Pop-up)
Jerry Garcia  Spidergawd / Eep Hour   Favoriting Garcia  WB  1972      1:50:43 (Pop-up)
The Chi-Lites  The Coldest Days Of My Life   Favoriting A Lonely Man  Brunswick  1972      1:58:58 (Pop-up)
Nino Nardini & Roger Roger  Tropical   Favoriting Jungle Obsession  Pulp Flavor  1971      2:06:43 (Pop-up)
Paul Piot & Paul Guiot  Amour, Vacances Et Baroque   Favoriting Barry 7's Connectors (V/A)  Lo Recordings        2:09:15 (Pop-up)
Wild Havana  The Peacock   Favoriting S/t  Mental Experience  1977      2:12:25 (Pop-up)
Wendy Carlos  March From A Clockwork Orange (9th Symphony, Fourth Movement, Abridged)   Favoriting sdtk, "A Clockwork Orange"  WB  1972      2:23:18 (Pop-up)
Ben Bertrand  V380 Orionis   Favoriting NGC 1999  Les Albums Claus      *   2:30:15 (Pop-up)
Supreme Vagabond Craftsman  Also Mark Died Tragically 1965-1991   Favoriting My Mum and Dad Went to Kenya in 2004  Invisible Spies      *   2:37:12 (Pop-up)
Jasmuheen  Prana Pop   Favoriting Chakra The Monkey - Music of Mind Control 2018 WFMU Marathon Premium  WFMU    Self Empowerment Academy    2:42:08 (Pop-up)
Avola  The Feels   Favoriting Zone  Nadine / Sleeping Giant Glossolalia      *   2:45:32 (Pop-up)
The Dictaphone  Fun 756 (exc)   Favoriting Time Flies When You Are Having Fun  Un Je Ne Sais Quoi      *   2:49:06 (Pop-up)
Blues Image  Ride Captain Ride   Favoriting 7"  Atco        2:53:00 (Pop-up)
Taming Power  3.25-12-01VI/14-7-02V   Favoriting For Electric Guitar and Cassette Recorders  Early Morning      *   2:56:06 (Pop-up)

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Listener comments!

Avatar 🎸 3:02pm
Krys O.:

Halo! Excellent N&M piece....
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Rich in Washington:

My mom must've been a closet Nichols and May fan. She always used to greet me the exact same way on the telephone, in a comically affected voice like that.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:03pm

Did people really once call their moms "honey"?! Or maybe that's a weird regional thing?!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:04pm
Henry in Hopatcong:

Hello Scott!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:04pm
Bas NL:

Hi Scott and crew!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:07pm
Rich in Washington:

This is my favorite Nichols and May bit.
Pas Musique:

Hey hey!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:12pm
Ken From Hyde Park:

Just wondering ... How many shows or years are needed before a person can be considered a "veteran DJ" at WFMU? Congrats and pixie dust to all who have achieved this distinguished milestone.

kickin' butt
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:16pm
Scott Williams:

Well hello there everyone! Thanks for hanging. @Ken, it happens without anyone noticing; suddenly you stop feeling like the new kid.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:17pm
Barney Grubbs:

I approve of the use of stereochemical descriptors as band and track names
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:24pm

@KFHP, it's unclear precisely when conversion occurs, but once you are an Ancient One, the lesser beings of the free-form temple must bring fresh vinyl sacrifices to your altar in fealty while chanting your unholy vocal fry.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:26pm
Rich in Washington:

When I think "veteran DJ", I think about having to endure hardships of community radio; overnight shifts with little evidence of listeners beyond one or two insane callers, the next DJ showing up, having to pull their slot, getting a great show slot cancelled and having to get to the back of the line for a regular show, spending time in 'radio jail' (suspension due to a FCC Safe Harbor violation), missing great live music happenings because it's happening on a show night, inter-station politics, etc.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:27pm
Rich in Washington:

I meant next DJ NOT showing up in the above.
Avatar 🎸 3:28pm
Krys O.:

Rich in Washington, I fulfilled those criteria over 25 years ago, but there is no grandfather/grandmother clause.
Avatar 🎸 3:35pm
Krys O.:

Well, except for radio jail....
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:36pm

great Van Halen cover here (hi Scott)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:40pm

Really digging this Maciunas Ensemble track. Very cool!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:49pm

oh this is radio happening right here :)
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:54pm
Devin B.:

That was fun!
Avatar 3:57pm
Chris from DC:

Preclickied. This album is a ripper.
Hi from Holland:

Gabi Penyvesi would be perfect for Sheila B :)
Avatar 4:04pm
D. Lightfoot:

I'm OK. Are you all OK?
Avatar 4:09pm

For whatever reason, I really dug Gabi Penyesi (I was reading the Hungarian revolt of 1956, so, maybe that's why).

Kick it, Scott!
Avatar 4:17pm
Chris from DC:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:18pm

Hey Scott - great show! This is now the 3rd show I've heard this past week to spin the Blue Cheer mind-melter...and I am NOT complaining in the least!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:27pm
Scott Williams:

Thanks Tom! Yeah, those guys always flayed, and now they're in the new bin, so we'll get to hear more of 'em

Hello Scott and everyone
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:41pm
Scott Williams:

Hello & welcome, Melinda!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 4:41pm

nice pastoral sound here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:42pm

hi Scott and all
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:43pm
Scott Williams:

Hiya coelacanth∅
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:44pm

wow! good song!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:53pm

Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:01pm

great show scott, thanks
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:03pm
Scott Williams:

Why, thank ye Njorg!

Man. This coldest day song is the coolest ever

I meant coldest

This feels cinematic.

Avatar 5:15pm

autoharp away!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:17pm

This Wild Havana track is hitting me right.

Enjoying the show thanks

another great show Scott!

thieving magpie? nope... :(
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 5:25pm

Hello Scott and everone!

doesn't matter. I love this whole entire record anyway thanks for buying something from it, Scott. :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:26pm
Rob W:

The spectrum follower has its moment in the sun!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 5:29pm
Ken From Hyde Park:

Note for suggestion box: Can there be a screening of A Clockwork Orange in Monty Hall some time?
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 5:29pm
listener james from westwood:

The only time this soundtrack left my Walkman for spring semester, freshman year of college, was to put "The Man-Machine" or Numan's "The Pleasure Principle" in. I fell hard for synth.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:30pm
Webhamster Henry:

.. a screening WITHOUT the eye clamps, that is.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:31pm

Ohhhhhh... Da Memories!!!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 5:32pm
Ken From Hyde Park:

Eye clamps optional, yes. Not mandatory.
Avatar 5:33pm

Sorry I'm late.

there was the soundtrack to a clockwork Orange and then there was a separate release on Columbia of music that Wendy Carlos (then Walter) released that was all electronica interpretations of the classical compositions found on the soundtrack.

sorry not electronica… Electronic synt,hesizer

Digging this.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:41pm
Scott Williams:

@mrmikestandsir, I believe you're thinking of "Switched on Bach", a massive success
Avatar 5:43pm

My dad had 'Switched On Bach,' the first popular synth album, maybe. '68?
Avatar 5:46pm

Gas's "Narcopop" also works for me

My thrifting days got me all of Walter/Wendy Carlos's recs, I love them all!

Scott, Columbia Stereo KC 31480
Copyright 1972
Great, very informative liner notes.
  Swag For Life Member 5:49pm

I thought it was Tuesday for a moment there. And it turns out it was a premium from Micah's show. I may spend too much time listening to WFMU . . .
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:50pm
Rob W:

Actually I looked up the Clockwork / Wendy thing... apparently Wendy (then Walter) created a lot of music that was intended for the film soundtrack (in other words, the music on Wendy's Clockwork album was first-generation, not a 'cover version' of the OST). But ultimately little was used in the film or on the official OST. Of course, as much as we love Wendy Carlos, one of the strongest elements of the film's audio track was the use of the traditional classical orchestrations - really jarring and powerful in the context.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:53pm
Scott Williams:

@Rob W, the FMU library does have Carlos' complete music recorded for the soundtrack, including the amazing 14-min version of Timesteps!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:53pm
Rob W:

Very interesting... thanks Scott!

@TDK my sister was going through my dad's stuff recently and found Switched on Bach, which kind of surprised me since he wasn't into synth. Happy to add it to my collection.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:58pm
Scott Williams:

Thanks everybody! See you next week
Guy Walker:

Ride Capt. Ride? In the past 2 weeks I've heard Hamilton Joe Frank and Reynolds, Cornelius Bros and Rock The Boat. I don't think it adds anything to the brand.
Avatar 5:59pm

Hi Melinda. The music is good. Bach, y'know?

Awesome electronica Scott!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 6:00pm
Bas NL:

Thanks Scott! Another great one!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 6:00pm
Ken From Hyde Park:

Thanks for serving today, Scott! 21 gun salute!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:08pm

Thanks Scott
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