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Futile expeditions to the edges of good taste, bad morals, and ugly intententions. Late night drives somewhere between Harold and Kumar Go To White Castle and The White Castle of Fear.
Second Hand Pop, MIDI grunge soundalikes, and uncanny Japanese karaoke.

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Upcoming events:

Sun. Mar 1st, 3am - 6am: Darren with Co-Host TBA
Sun. Mar 8th, 3am - 6am: Darren with Co-Host TBA

Options May 1, 2019: POWER WALK DOWN MEMORY LANE

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Artist Track Album Label Year New Approx. start time
Electro-Haram  Untitled   Options Electro-Boko  post Materialization Music  2017    0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Terrible Todd  Breathless   Options Something        0:07:28 (Pop‑up)
Model Zero  Gift Of Lies   Options     2019    0:10:50 (Pop‑up)
Ausmuteants  Favourite Cop   Options ...Present The World In Handcuffs  AntiFade  2019    0:15:46 (Pop‑up)
Powerplant  Get In The Trunk   Options True Love    2018    0:17:06 (Pop‑up)
Wood Chickens  Time Don't Stop For Nobody   Options Countrycide  Big Neck  2017    0:19:08 (Pop‑up)
The Big Idea  Broke Her Peter   Options Margarina Hotel  Only Lovers Records  2019  *   0:22:20 (Pop‑up)
Empath  Roses That Cry   Options Active Listening: Night on Earth  Get Better  2019  *   0:24:42 (Pop‑up)
Conditioner Disco Group  (Don't Gotta) Raise A Family   Options     2019  *   0:27:54 (Pop‑up)
Art Attacks  Neutron Bomb   Options Punk 45: There Is No Such Thing As Society (V/A)  Soul Jazz  1978/2014    0:30:58 (Pop‑up)
Death  Keep On Knocking   Options For the Whole World To See  Drag City  1975/2009    0:33:45 (Pop‑up)
Girlschool  Not For Sale   Options Demolition  Bronze  1980    0:36:49 (Pop‑up)
Stooges  Loose   Options Fun House  Elektra  1970    0:39:42 (Pop‑up)
Isotope Soap  Fragile Dream   Options     2019  *   0:42:55 (Pop‑up)
Maia Jade and The Uggos  Nuclear girl   Options ep  self released  2019  *   0:45:54 (Pop‑up)
The Cool Greenhouse  Landlords   Options Single    2019  *   0:47:56 (Pop‑up)
Pin Group  Ambivalence   Options Tally Ho! Flying Nun's Greatest Bits  Flying Nun  1981/2012    0:51:28 (Pop‑up)
 
Solar Lodge  Figures In A Landscape   Options Heartbeat Of The Roses  Minus Habens Records  1989    1:05:52 (Pop‑up)
Mariah   Shisen (A Vision)   Options Utakata no Hibi うたかたの日々  Palto Flats`  1983/2015    1:11:58 (Pop‑up)
Susso  Mamadou   Options Keira  Soundway  2016    1:15:10 (Pop‑up)
foodman  Funiki   Options ODOODO  Mad Decent  2019  *   1:17:24 (Pop‑up)
Michele Mercure  Mother   Options Beside Herself  RVNG Intl.  1990/2018    1:20:48 (Pop‑up)
Keru Not Ever  Limite II   Options The Wind Of ?  Inifinite Machine  2019    1:25:16 (Pop‑up)
Tangerine Dream  Movements of a Visionary   Options Space Daze Comp.  Cleopatra  1974    1:30:12 (Pop‑up)
Piotr Kurek  Polygome   Options Polygome  Hands In The Dark  2019  *   1:38:21 (Pop‑up)
Craig Leon  Four Floods Of The Point   Options Anthology Of Interplanetary Folk Music Vol. 2: The Canon  RVNG Intl.  2019  *   1:44:49 (Pop‑up)
Dean & Britta  Ann Buchanan Theme   Options 13 Most Beautiful: Songs for Andy Warhol's Screen Tests  Double Feature  2009    1:49:55 (Pop‑up)
Preacherman   Age of Individualism   Options Universal Philosophy  Luaka Bop  1984/2018    1:54:03 (Pop‑up)
 
Brian Eno  Third Uncle   Options Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy)  Astralwerks  1974    2:07:03 (Pop‑up)
Neleonard  El Ultimo Segundo   Options Un Lugar Imaginado  Elefant Records  2018    2:13:32 (Pop‑up)
Suchmos  In The Zoo   Options Single  F.C.L.S.  2019  *   2:15:35 (Pop‑up)
The dBs  Moving In Your Sleep   Options Stands for Decibels  International Record Syndicate  1981    2:22:44 (Pop‑up)
Dehd  Lucky   Options     2019  *   2:26:49 (Pop‑up)
Haruomi Hosono  冬越え   Hosono House  Light In The Attic  1973/2019    2:29:03 (Pop‑up)
LIjadu Sisters  Gbowo Mi   Options Horizon Unlimited  Knitting Factory      2:33:01 (Pop‑up)
Briditte Fontaine & Areski Belkacem   C'Est Normal   Options         2:37:35 (Pop‑up)
Mega Bog  Diary of A Rose   Options Digital single  Paradise of Bachelors  2019    2:41:46 (Pop‑up)
The Kinks  Strangers   Options Lola Versus Powerman And The Moneygoround Part One  Essential  1970    2:46:22 (Pop‑up)
 
Mecca Normal  I Walk Alone   Options         2:55:05 (Pop‑up)
No Local  Still Dead   Options The End Again        2:55:50 (Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:10am VincentNifigance:

Harmony Joy Ride time.
  3:11am Fashion Tashjian:

Good morning. It's Armenia's Labor Day today so I won't be on the boards much but always listening.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:13am Granny Spicy Tuna:

KEEP IT DOWN! I mean KEEP IT UP!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:16am VincentNifigance:

Darren maintains this high level of high jinx, horseplay and braggadocio because he's playing the long game; one day he will deliver a deft message of such serene and incandescent Universal wisdom that it'll kick start a chain of events that light the touch paper on eternal World Peace.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:16am VincentNifigance:

@Gargantuan Spinach Tarantula!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:42am VincentNifigance:

Tremendous.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:01am VincentNifigance:

HERBS.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:02am VincentNifigance:

I'll pronounce Maryland properly when you pronounce the 'H' in herbs!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:14am fred:

Good morning Darren and all. It's Labor Day here too, as in many non-US countries (which makes sense as it's related to a part of US history)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:17am VincentNifigance:

Happy May Day, Fred. and everyone, I hadn't realised we'd escaped April.
  4:27am David in London:

Morning all.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:27am Cmurtha:

Howdy everyone
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:27am Darren:

GOOD DAY MAY DAY LABOR DAY ALL DAY
Avatar 4:49am B/wad:

~ Good morning Jesse and Poly-gluttons ~
Joining you all for the next few hours while I work on pottery in my living room. Giddy up.
Avatar 4:50am spacecowboy:

nice perfect early morning music
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:53am VincentNifigance:

@B/Wad Good news, it isn't Monday! More good news: This is Darren's show! Better news, you're closer to the weekend than you thought!
  4:56am b wad:

You don’t say!
My player must be glitching.
Hi Darren & Crew!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:58am Darren:

To be fair my last set definitely had a Polyglotting vibe
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:09am VincentNifigance:

'Phaedra' is the Tangerine Dream record with 'Movements of a Visionary' on.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:09am DMcK:

Day off tomorrow, but work to do anyway and my cat wrote a heiroglyphic message to me so life goes on and you've been perfect for the mood so far, darren
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:09am fred:

Darren and Jesse both have great 3-6am shows that feature good music I hadn't heard before, and use the same playlist color scheme. I can see how one can get confused
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:10am VincentNifigance:

=Absolutely it is.
Avatar 5:16am Davee:

Hello there Darren
  5:16am David in London:

When I was a young thing I always used to the think the lyric in ‘Third Uncle’ referred to “Bugs Bunny shoes”. I was very disappointed when I later found out it was “...books, burn his shoes...”
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:24am VincentNifigance:

@DavidInLondon: I think I thought that too. I wish it was Bugs Bunny Shoes
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:24am Cmurtha:

All the 3-6 AM shows are great, and I will be sad when I go back to the states and won't hear them live anymore.
Avatar 5:26am Shea:

Gotta love The dB's.
  5:29am David in London:

@vince, ha ha, glad you were on the same wave length. I might write a song about Bugs Bunny shoes to make it a reality.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:32am VincentNifigance:

@DavidInLondon: That's the best thing about misheard lyrics, they're better than the originals and they're all yours!
  5:33am David in London:

@cmurtha, yeah, it’s one of the best and wildest slots on Woof Moo I reckon. It’s funny how if listening live, one’s experience of the station is vastly different depending on one’s respective time zone. Being in Europe, many of the 3-6am shows (eg Stan’s Show) are quintessential FMU, but probably most in North America aren’t even awake to hear them. Except Sem.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:35am VincentNifigance:

@Cmurtha They give a great complexion to my mornings, I get that lonely-DJ-in-the night-vibe, but I would love to hear them in the wee small hours. Downside is I miss a lot of nighttime (EST) stuff though.
Avatar 5:36am Sem:

Good morning, Darren and Darrenites.
Overnight 'FMU, gotta like it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:37am Kevin-san:

Enjoying this whole show, thanks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:39am fred:

One thing I love/hate about this slot is the high turnover (except Stan, of course). It means shows I came to love move to less grueling slots that are out of my listening hours, but it also means new shows to replace them
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:46am fred:

That Brigitte Fontaine/Areski song has maybe my favorite French lyrics
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:46am VincentNifigance:

@Fred what are they singing/talking about?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:53am fred:

@VincentNifigance: The story is that there's a gas leak explosion at the floor below them, the building catches fires and burns down quickly because it was made of cheap material because it houses immigrants and poor people, and they fall to their death. At each step, Brigitte asks about something she hears, smells or hears, and Areski explains things like explosions, combustion, gravity, and the effects of hitting the ground in scientific terms, ending with "c'est normal"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:56am VincentNifigance:

@Fred Wow, what subject matter juxtaposed with such a breezy melody!
  5:57am Daybreak, the Crashed Racer :):

You may walk along Darren, but you got us
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:58am VincentNifigance:

@DaybreakTheCrashedRacer: Darren POWER WALKS among us!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:00am fred:

Thanks Darren!
  6:00am Daybreak, the Crashed Racer :):

That gave me a smile Vincent. I hope you all were able to give one to him, or maybe he was smiling all the while.
Avatar 6:01am DanandPat:

Good morning Pidge and Glisteners every where. We're here Glistening in beautiful Callicoon, N.Y. This is the way to wake and bake baby!! Have a great day everyone!!
  6:01am Daybreak, the Crashed Racer :):

Darren scream transition!
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