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Artist Track Album Approx. start time
Lee Morgan  The Murphy Man   Options Charisma   
Jonathan Something  Sunday, July 26   Options Outlandish Poetica  0:07:04 (Pop‑up)
Meadow House  Risky Old Business   Options This Should Not Be Happening  0:14:41 (Pop‑up)
Amendola vs. Blades  Wall Town   Options Everybody Wins  0:15:49 (Pop‑up)
The Morning Benders  Hand Me Downs   Options Big Echo  0:22:16 (Pop‑up)
Courtney Barnett  Keep On   Options Milk on Milk  0:25:56 (Pop‑up)
 
Chip White  We   Options Harlem Sunset  0:33:48 (Pop‑up)
Pipe-eye  The Way She Walks (On the Moon)   Options Cosmic Blip  0:38:53 (Pop‑up)
Mast  Friday the 13th   Options Thelonious Sphere Monk  0:42:17 (Pop‑up)
Tram Cops  Happy as Can Be   Options Happy as Can Be (single)  0:45:19 (Pop‑up)
Bert Shefter  Taming the Devil   Options Brunswick 8072  0:48:44 (Pop‑up)
Ghost Funk Orchestra  A Song for Paul   Options A Song for Paul  0:51:51 (Pop‑up)
 
Sam Yahel  Blue Pepper   Options Hometown  1:00:54 (Pop‑up)
Feet  Chalet 47   Options What's Inside is More than Just Ham  1:06:01 (Pop‑up)
Guerilla Toss  Land Where Money's Nightmare Lives   Options What Would the Odd Do?  1:09:39 (Pop‑up)
Amyl and the Sniffers  Control   Options Amyl and the Sniffers  1:13:52 (Pop‑up)
Ween  Exactly Where I'm At   Options White Pepper  1:16:30 (Pop‑up)
Dr. Airlines & Daniel Johnston  Devils   Options Devils (Bandcamp single)  1:21:07 (Pop‑up)
 
Marco Benevento  Humanz   Options Let It Slide  1:27:46 (Pop‑up)
The Skiffle Players  Glow in the Dark Scratch and Sniff   Options Piffle Players EP  1:30:31 (Pop‑up)
Fabian Zone Trio  Milestones   Options The Masters Return!  1:35:35 (Pop‑up)
Grace Ives  Icing on the Cake   Options Icing on the Cake (single)  1:41:27 (Pop‑up)
Medeski, Martin & Wood  Free Go Lily   Options Radiolarians I  1:43:23 (Pop‑up)
 
Leonard Cohen  Almost Like the Blues   Options Popular Problems  1:51:57 (Pop‑up)
Sun Ra & His Arkestra with Salah Ragab  Egypt Strut   Options Egypt Strut/Dawn EP  1:55:04 (Pop‑up)
 
Macy Gray  Queen of the Big Hurt   Options The Way  2:03:28 (Pop‑up)
Eerie Wanda  The Boy   Options Hum  2:08:23 (Pop‑up)
Manuel Valera  Impromptu No. 1 for George Gershwin   Options Self Portrait  2:10:47 (Pop‑up)
Billy Currington  People Are Crazy   Options Little Bit of Everything  2:15:34 (Pop‑up)
Chris Lightcap  Frozen Bread   Options Superette  2:19:16 (Pop‑up)
 
Frank LoCrasto  Travelogue   Options Lost Dispatch  2:28:33 (Pop‑up)
Horace Silver  Yeah!   Options Horace-Scope  2:32:17 (Pop‑up)
Yin Yin  Pingpxng   Options The Rabbit that Hunts Tigers  2:38:32 (Pop‑up)
Cardinal  Love Like Rain   Options Hymns  2:41:17 (Pop‑up)
Lush  Tiny Smiles   Options Spooky  2:44:36 (Pop‑up)
She-Devils  Hey Boy   Options She-Devils  2:48:45 (Pop‑up)
Ran Blake  How 'Bout That   Options All That is Tied  2:52:02 (Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

Avatar 2:58pm Pierre Delecto:

Bonjour, Irwin. C'est moi.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:59pm rrg:

Moi aussi.
  3:01pm wfmu_listener_phillip:

good afternoon IRWIN! did you hear the sad news on kens show this morning? bob dylan died
  3:01pm John from Florham park:

@PD should I call you mitt Romney:)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:02pm G:

Ahhhhhhhh, 3pm ET....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:02pm Aaron Working In Newark:

Good Afternoon Irwin!
Avatar 3:03pm Irwin:

Dylan will die a thousand deaths on WFMU before he actually expires.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:03pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Romney if you want to
Romney round the world...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:04pm G:

Willard was caught in flagrante delicto?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:05pm Carmichael:

Heya Irwin and sad news day people. At least it was Leslie West's birthday yesterday ...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:05pm G:

Good thing he didn't use a teenage girl as his fake twitter. Carlos Danger woulda been all over that.
  3:07pm John from Florham park:

@G your right about that
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:07pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...Mitts deffo woulda been off...
  3:08pm John from florham park:

@rRN63 ha ha
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:08pm diciassette:

Ahoy!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:09pm rrg:

"5 Shazams" for this Jonathan Something song. I guess 6 now.
Avatar 3:10pm Pierre Delecto:

I have long been a fan of Irving's eclectic offerings. I like some of his music too.
  3:11pm John from florham park:

@rrg whenever I try to do this from the iPhone or iPad app the station cuts out
  3:12pm wfmu_listener_phillip:

my birthday was monday. i am 52 now. and my beard is full of white hairs
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:12pm rrg:

I'm playing the station on one thing and Shazaming on a different thing.
  3:13pm John from florham park:

@WLP happy belated birthday
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:13pm rrg:

Yes, and welcome to the 50s.
Avatar 3:13pm βrian:

Just wading into the pool of orange. Good afternoon.
  3:14pm John from florham park:

@rrg thanks I should try that too
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:17pm G:

Creamsicle Orange makes a nice change from that Robin Egg Blue many DJs use. Is that a default board color or something? Always wondered...
  3:17pm wfmu_listener_phillip:

thank you john from florham park:)
Avatar 3:17pm Pierre Delecto:

Play some tunes with a Spotify valence rating of .65 or below please
  3:18pm John from florham park:

Your welcome Phillip
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:18pm Colleen:

Tuned in ready to go Irwin!!
  3:19pm wfmu_listener_phillip:

songs for us old ppl. im gen x born in 1967. how about some gen x music.
  3:19pm a.k.a. J:

Henlo
  3:19pm John from florham park:

Afternoon Colleen
  3:19pm Beetlemuse:

I like the new shirt with a rat on it :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:20pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Music is always the canary in the coal mine...soon there will be Spotity Ratings for Job & Home Seekers - seats @ the breakfast diner or on the bus...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:20pm rrg:

Apropos of eclecticism and "if you like WFMU you might like this too": Sport Murphy has started a highly entertaining podcast "Buckaroo Holiday" that's well worth checking out.

buckarooholiday60.podbean.com
  3:20pm Beetlemuse:

I was born in 84'
Avatar 3:21pm Pierre Delecto:

I heard on this station that Elvis died this morning.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:21pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Bob Brother is Spotifying You
Avatar 3:23pm Irwin:

rrg: Thanks for plugging my buddy Sport's podcast. He's such an interesting cat.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:25pm Colleen:

Hey there John!
Avatar 3:25pm Irwin:

And thanks rrg for the next track.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:28pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Think I heard Courtney here 1st ??
Avatar 3:30pm coelacanth∅:

good morning Ol' Pal Irving and stormville fleadh market shoppers
Avatar 3:30pm Pierre Delecto:

I believe this Courtney Barnett person is the late Bob Dylan's son/daughter/gender-fluid offspring.
  3:31pm Laura L:

Oh gee! I didn't know about Sport's podcast. Thank you, RRG!
Avatar 3:32pm coelacanth∅:

a lil Jonathan Sumpin-sumpin
Avatar 3:32pm βrian:

Morgan, Lee; Morgan, Lee, I say unto thee ...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:33pm Aaron in Minneapolis:

Irwin, you should play some Dylan, since you know, he died earlier
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:33pm G:

This story is almost Joe Frank-ish.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:33pm Lunchbox3030:

have you not informed them that every lee morgan track sounds like a party? because that should be enough
  3:33pm John from florham park:

Hello
Avatar 3:34pm βrian:

But that wasn't a real death. More like what one might call La Petite Mort.
Avatar 3:35pm Irwin:

That Dylan show this morning was a travesty of a mockery of a sham of a mockery of a travesty of two mockeries of a sham.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:36pm zopa:

Agreed.
Avatar 3:36pm coelacanth∅:

i think that's what they were going for
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:38pm Ken From Hyde Park:

...and it also had awful chewing noises.
Avatar 3:38pm Pierre Delecto:

I don't think we should be so quick to mock mockeries.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:39pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

....Yer Gonna Mitt Me...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:41pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Every SubGenius knows Bob is supposed tuh Die.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:42pm rrg:

I think he styles it "Pipe-eye".
Avatar 3:43pm Irwin:

Fixed, rrg.
  3:45pm jan:

Friday the 13th: Great sound!
Avatar 3:47pm Pierre Delecto:

Elvis suffered for years from chronic pipe-eye. I had a case of pipe-eye once.
Avatar 3:48pm Listening Out There:

It can now be revealed that our host owns/operates the Stormville Flea Market. No conflict of interest at work here...
  3:50pm JoeChrisMorris:

oh I like this, first time all day I've been able to relax the mind (albeit online)
Avatar 3:52pm Pierre Delecto:

Why would anyone want to buy fleas at a market? Or have such a market? Is there a typo in there? You should typo more carefully.
Avatar 3:55pm βrian:

I think the assumption is the fleas come along at no extra charge.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:58pm G:

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UPCOMING SHOWS
10/24/19 - National Sawdust w/ The Wali Sanga
10/31/19 - Rough Trade w/ Evolfo, Cindy Cane, Vamanos
12/7/19 - Rockwood Music Hall w/ Aberdeen
  3:59pm jan:

@irwin- Right about todays 9:00 AM slot- painful. Normally that time slot is so enjoyable. Their two personalities, added together are reverse synergy.
  3:59pm a.k.a. J:

where do you buy fleas then @PierreDelecto?
Avatar 4:01pm Pierre Delecto:

Ronald my salon stylist gives them to me. They are "fleabies"
Avatar 4:01pm Irwin:

jan: You say "reverse synergy" like it's a bad thing.
  Swag For Life Member 4:02pm DroneTree:

Where do I know this song from?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:03pm rrg:

Duke Ellington.
Avatar 4:03pm Irwin:

Ellington's Far East Suite.
  4:04pm a.k.a. J:

@PierreDelecto Damn I need to go there
  Swag For Life Member 4:07pm DroneTree:

Figured it out. Phish used to play it back in the day. I'm embarrassed that that's my reference.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:09pm Lunchbox3030:

thought ken and andy were great this morning. seeing ken slowly lose his mind as he realizes andy has no idea what they are actually doing had me cracking up at my desk
Avatar 4:11pm Irwin:

lunchie: Agree. It was an entertaining three hours. Now if Dylan's ticker would just cooperate so they can activate the real obit show.
  4:11pm jan:

Irwin- "reverse synergy"- Thought I was being clever- the sum of the parts less than the whole? it's not a bad thing?
Avatar 4:13pm Irwin:

I love their reverse synergy. What's it called when two chemicals interact explosively?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:13pm ParUbi:

Exothermic reaction?
  4:14pm a.k.a. J:

what if........Dylan was still alive.......Nah can't be, right?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:14pm ParUbi:

Wait, he died?!
  4:16pm a.k.a. J:

@ParUbi on Ken's show this morning he did
Avatar 4:16pm Pierre Delecto:

I tried amyl nitrate once. Then I decided I would name my daughter Amyl. It has a nice ring to it.
  4:16pm jan:

Irwin- Andy probably can answer that question. My question to you: all those comments of yours ridiculing 7 second delay, were expressing your true love for their show?
  4:17pm dug:

ween :-)
Avatar 4:17pm JakeGould:

Bob Dylan is WFMU’s Rasputin.
Avatar 4:18pm Irwin:

It's not obvious, jan?
  4:19pm a.k.a. J:

@JakeGould you're right hes immortal
  4:19pm Starlord:

yes weeeeeen

Who else is hitting up there show soon
  4:19pm spodiodi:

Ween
  4:21pm Beetlemuse:

ween huh? I like it!
  4:22pm Beetlemuse:

I watched the devil and Daniel Johnston the other day, it was pretty good
  4:23pm spodiodi:

last saw Ween in SF 3 years ago, October 2016
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:23pm ParUbi:

I need to watch it again. I was drunk or something when I saw it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:23pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...Bob always has PipeEye...
Avatar 4:24pm John from NP:

Bob Dylan and Daniel Johnston can now do a duet from the great beyond
  4:24pm Beetlemuse:

he was scared Metallica was gonna kill him so he didn't sign the record deal
  4:25pm a.k.a. J:

PipeEyed Bob
  4:25pm jan:

Irwin: Can't get an accurate read on that... Like all irony, it may be tinged with unconscious hostility- reflecting love or possible malice. My wife came home early and told me to turn off the radio. It's set down low, now, but may have to go off altogether.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:25pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Gonna Mitt them.
  4:25pm Beetlemuse:

Bandcamp....? I need to look into that HAHA
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:27pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

I think Daniel shoulda been with Black Sabbath - but just ran outta time...
  4:28pm Beetlemuse:

whoever gave him the acid, he changed after that
Avatar 4:29pm Irwin:

Jan: My love for Ken and Andy AND their terribly flawed show is boundless. Highlight of my week. I offer that entirely irony-free.
  4:32pm spodiodi:

I hope Andy comes to terms with his gambling problem, if he hasn't already
Avatar 4:33pm Irwin:

spodi: It is tearing his family apart. OTOH, his wife Beth has a lovely new hat.
Avatar 4:34pm βrian:

I think you misheard. Gamboling is Andy's compulsion.
  4:35pm spodiodi:

It does sound like a pretty nice hat.
  4:35pm jan:

Irwin- In the subtlety of your commentary was room for my misinterpretation. So sorry! My love for Ken- almost boundless- 7 second delay- out of bounds.
  4:35pm spodiodi:

the Martingale system is f'real
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:36pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

That was like Underture by The Who.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:37pm Passaic River Blues:

@Brian: hahaha You must claim victory, sir. Imagining Andy Breckman grimacing as he tries unsuccessfully to stop his body from bounding playfully down the street is making me giggle at work.
  4:37pm spodiodi:

I'm not much for sports, nor gambling, but Andy makes it sound like something I should try
Avatar 4:38pm Pierre Delecto:

How does this station not offer commercial announcements for fine products? I remember when I used to listen to radio.
  4:40pm a.k.a. J:

@Pierre: Wait, isn't this TV?
  4:40pm spodiodi:

generous support from dedicated listeners (/gambling?)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:43pm rrg:

Everyone works for tips here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:43pm Itzall ClearD'me Nåu:

So glad to know the Masters are back! Thanks Irwin, this is another one I will acquire ASAP.
  4:43pm spodiodi:

catchy icing
  4:44pm a.k.a. J:

Irwin: Props to that change from acoustic drums to digital between Milestones and Icing on the Cake!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:45pm -Ken:

Andy does / did have a gambling addiction. He just lost $1000 for the third time so he's taking a little break. But give him a chance. He's got it in him to lose some real money.
Avatar 4:46pm spodiodi:

persistence wins
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:47pm rrg:

Winners never quit, and quitters never win.
  4:53pm anon:

L Cohen is awful. I hath spoken
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:55pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Gambling websites are legal in NJ? If WFMU could host a gambling app or something on the web site, that could bring in some additional monies. Especially if Andy finds out about it. "The house always wins," goes the adage.
Avatar 4:56pm spodiodi:

what could possibly go wrong?
Avatar 5:00pm a.k.a. J:

@KenfromHydePark: I foresee a brilliant future in that
Avatar 5:00pm Hoboken Jack:

Fredericks where are you? (PS hello HP Ken!)
Avatar 5:01pm Pierre Delecto:

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the cognitive dissonance that swirls in my head.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:03pm G:

OMG, thought Bryce was filling in. But it was just the EAS.
  5:03pm BH:

checking in to verify the EAS test went out over TuneIn
Avatar 5:04pm Irwin:

G: Bryce's show is often a three-hour test. Of something.
Avatar 5:04pm Hoboken Jack:

Emergency alert system? I assumed it was ________'s show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:07pm G:

@IC: of openmindedness? of patience? so many possibilities, so little time.

I actually like his show. Not everyone's thing haha
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:12pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...Gambol, Romney & Bob
....the band known as United Nations Circus...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:17pm queems:

:|
  Swag For Life Member 5:17pm drew:

"Blond and red-haired chicks" is not so subtle.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:17pm Itzall ClearD'me Nåu:

;I
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:20pm Itzall ClearD'me Nåu:

Wouldn't that six-pack have been better utilized BEFORE the old dude died?!? One favor, friends- do NOT wait until I am crispy before gifting me with booze. Please.
  5:21pm BH:

"We showed a bot 1000 hours of recent country music and it wrote 'People Are Crazy' by Billy Currington"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:22pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...he had a thing for Phyllis Diller...just didn't have an easy rhyme...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:25pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

....Divine was white - so I'd say please
...but don't talk to me about Alicia Keyes...
Avatar 5:26pm a.k.a. J:

7 second delay
  5:27pm Tom:

Let me hear your song $$$
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:27pm queems:

are the tickets for saturday night only at the door?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:28pm -Ken:

@Queems - correct, only door ticket sales for Karaoke with Clay PIgeon on Saturday night.
Avatar 5:28pm Fredericks:

Hobo, how'd you know I wasa lurking?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:30pm queems:

perfect, i'll get there early. thx smk
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:33pm Tome:

Put a jazz noise here ->
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:35pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Wull muh people may be stinkin'
- wull it cause we don't stop drinkin
& that just they way in rural USA
...muh song is pretty dumm
- so - it's easier tuh humm
- specially if they play it atcha - everyday...
Avatar 5:35pm coelacanth∅:

damn, i had to go do some work outside.
musta just missed grand funk orchestra
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:39pm Phillippe Bastille:

Damn job. Looks like I missed all the fun and salty snacks
Avatar 5:39pm Fredericks:

This Horace Silver brings to (my) mind late 50s Sun Ra.
Avatar 5:41pm coelacanth∅:

there are still some salty snacks
Avatar 5:42pm Pierre Delecto:

I want to thank everyone here for being so kind to me on the comments board. I don't understand much of what was said and the music selections are confusing. But the salty snacks were right up what you call "my alley."
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:42pm Phillippe Bastille:

Looks like Ken and Andy were a couple days too late: en.mediamass.net...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:49pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...sure thing Pierre!
...Say - if you get me a beer - I can get 'em next week...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:51pm rrg:

Hey! This is great!

Not that the rest of the show hasn't been great, I mean...oh, you know what I mean, silly.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:56pm Phillippe Bastille:

Thanks Irwin. The sliver of the show I heard sounded great
  5:57pm Laura L:

What RRG said. Thanks, Irwin!
Avatar 5:57pm spodiodi:

thanks Irwin!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:57pm rrg:

Over already? My clock shows more time.

Well, thanks for all that stuff. We have all spent our time well today.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:59pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

TY IC Sir.
Avatar 6:02pm coelacanth∅:

Thanks Irwin
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