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Artist Track Album Label Year Format New Approx. start time
elizabeth joan kelly  Whaliens   Options farewell, doomed planet!        *   0:00:00 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
aaron novik   lake   Options the hotel of 13 losses / rotterdam        *   0:06:11 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
masahiro sugaya  future green   Options horizon vol 1  empire of signs  1987,88    *   0:09:54 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
chloe  dune   Options endless revisions        *   0:16:19 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
marianne dissard /jim waters  padam, padam   Options           0:19:41 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
the london sound survey  allhallows marshes: day   Options thames  persistence of sound      *   0:24:18 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
pascal comelade  les yeux noirs   Options Danses et Chants de Syldavie          0:26:59 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
molesuit choir  nut-like reprise   Options doomsday lamp        *   0:29:45 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
 
liz durette  grand waltz suite   Options delight  feeeding tube      *   0:38:12 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
miles davis  it never entered my mind   Options music from/ inspired by miles davis: birth of cool        *   0:48:17 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
alice coltrane  jaya jaya rama   Options Huntington Ashram Monastery          0:53:14 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
 
some of my best friends are canadians  feeling sheepish   Options Sky Girl: Compiled by Julien Dechery and DJ Sundae          1:04:43 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Youbet  cycle   Options compare & despair  ba da bing      *   1:08:14 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
charlie hilton  palana   Options palana          1:11:21 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Los Siquicos Litoraleños  Los Ninos Del Brasil   Options Medianos Éxitos Subtropicales Vol. 2: El Relincho Del Tiempo  hive mind      *   1:13:52 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Edna Vazquez with Pink Martini  te he visto pasar   Options besame mucho  heinz records      *   1:17:29 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
nina simone  the laziest gal in town   Options           1:20:14 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
lee wiley  i can't give you anything but love   Options you leave me breathless broadcasts and rarities          1:22:25 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
blueboy   love yourself   Options the bank of england  a colorful storm        1:25:25 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
 
maria usbeck  jungla inquieta   Options Amparo          1:34:14 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
mac demarco  another one   Options another one          1:37:32 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
carla dal forno  hype sleep   Options look up sharp          1:40:13 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
buscabulla, helado negro  frio   Options EP II          1:44:01 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
79.5  wavvy   Options predictions          1:46:51 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
George Harrison  it's what you value   Options 33 1/3          1:51:53 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
isabelle antena  serpent a plumes   Options intemporelle          1:56:37 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
 
hyperbubble  (i'm your) satellite   Options thermin 100 v/a  The NY Theremin Society      *   2:05:23 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
gavin bryars  white's Ss   Options           2:08:24 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Ilhan Ersahin  harlem( feat eddie henderson, juinoi booth, kenny wollesen)   Options silver          2:14:22 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
john cale  Legs Larry at Television Centre   Options The Academy in Peril          2:17:28 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
the jimmy guiffre 3  off center   Options the easy way          2:20:55 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
charlie haden, carla bley, don cherry, sharon freeman, michael mantler, paul motion, etc  the ballad of the fallen   Options tha ballad of the fallen          2:26:23 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
sidney miller  cicatrizes   Options Linguas de Fogo          2:30:53 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
 
el guincho  palmitos park   Options       7"    2:39:19 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
don bruce & the angels  kinuye   Options Nigeria 70 v/a no wahala : highlife, afro-funk & juju 1973-1987 v/a  strut      *   2:42:32 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
los guapos sensibles  bigoton   Options   discos mas    7"  *   2:48:38 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
anna merdith  sawbones   Options fibs  moshi moshi      *   2:52:24 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
ritmos tropicosmos  beso de muerte   Options   discos mas    7"  *   2:57:32 (MP3 | Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

  9:01am Peter in SEA:

bon jour Trouble and troubled listeners!
Avatar 9:02am Trouble:

bonjour peter, and all you thursday morning kittens, who don't really need their mittens!
Avatar 9:03am Strandlund:

I Love the Joan Mitchell, Trouble...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:04am Handy Haversack:

Morning, all.
Avatar 9:04am Snoochienucci:

I need my mittens Trouble! NEED THEM!
Avatar 9:05am Snoochienucci:

morning Handy!
Avatar 9:06am SHAGALOV:

GOOD MORNING EVERYBODY!

just wanna wish World Radio Day everyone! ♡
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:06am Handy Haversack:

Snoochie! Not sure whether your hard-earned prog education will help today, but you never know!
Avatar 9:06am Trouble:

i saw a great joan mitchell documentary last night, streaming on kanopy. loved it!she was born feb 12, 1925, died 1992
Avatar 9:07am Trouble:

good morning @shagalov. you probably still need your mittens...
Avatar 9:09am Snoochienucci:

@Handy im not sure it will either, but i guess im glad i got my education done and over with. I do have band practice later so maybe ill bring something new to the table tonight lol
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:10am ParUbi:

Hello Joan Mitchell, Trouble, and Troubledours!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:11am ParUbi:

I'll have to check out that documentary, I love her work
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:11am melinda:

hi Trouble and everyone!
Avatar 9:17am Strandlund:

Joan Mitchell has always been a favorite of mine. We have a few of her works here at the Des Moines Art Center. emuseum.desmoinesartcenter.org...
Avatar 9:20am Snoochienucci:

@Strandlund those are sweet
  9:23am John from Florham park:

Hello trouble and fellow troublemakers
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:25am Aaron Working In Newark:

Love you Trouble. Good Morning!
  9:25am John from Florham park:

@Strandlund that is sweet I keep thinking that Iowa is a very dull state and I know it is not
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:25am steveo:

ears are happy
Avatar 9:26am Trouble:

@strandlund: those are fantastic paintings, lucky you!
Avatar 9:26am Dances with Moomins:

Good morning Modern Jersey!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:28am Webhamster Henry:

Nice wobbly saw work there!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:30am Brian C.:

Funny, I recognize this tune (les yeux noirs) from a Lene Lovich track
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:30am Webhamster Henry:

Kanopy is great! My only streaming services are Kanopy through the library system and Criterion because: Criterion.
Avatar 9:31am Strandlund:

@JohnFFP, Trouble & Snooch...You would be surprised at the collection we have here. I've worked at the Art Center for 29 years. Guest from all over the world end up saying, "We never expected anything like this in Des Moines."
  9:32am happymaan in Atlanta:

I love hearing the birds!
Avatar 9:33am Snoochienucci:

@Strandlund thats so awesome, sounds like a great/fun job. When i make it it Des Moines ill be sure to check it out and say hello!
Avatar 9:33am Snoochienucci:

@Happymaan me to, it makes me a.... happyman
  9:33am John from Florham park:

@Strandlund I know people think Iowa is fly over country, but there is arts and culture there
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:33am Handy Haversack:

@Strand, a friend of ours worked in fund raising for the Des Moines Orchestra (Philharmonic?) for several years before moving on to PA. Had good things to say about the arts scene in Des Moines.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:34am The Oscar:

Mornin'! My girlfriend is a preschool teacher, and has attested that that phrase is an invaluable tool.
  9:35am hinorm:

This playlist perfectly captures my mood on a rainy thursday morning.
Avatar 9:36am Trouble:

www.nyrb.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:36am The Oscar:

Or maybe whales are aliens, and we just lost track of where they came from.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:36am steveo:

i would like to purchase a molesuit
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:36am rsj:

or the frontal lobes of our brains giving birth to technology
Avatar 9:36am Trouble:

www.nyrb.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:36am Handy Haversack:

Catherynne M. Valente's _Radiance_ has Venusian whales as the source of space flight. Excellent book.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:38am ParUbi:

Star Trek 4!
Avatar 9:39am Strandlund:

Sounds good, Snoochienucci...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:39am steveo:

ooh thanks for the book rec; it is now on my phone/kindle app. sounds intriguing
  9:40am Dave Conehead:

Wha?
  9:40am ZeeBee:

Aw I appreciate all this fabulous Baltimore made music, I moved from there last June and some mornings wake up greatly missing the city and some of its amazing people and music. Good morning trouble and listener friends!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:41am ParUbi:

The alien wanted to communicate with whales but they were extinct. So, back in time, naturally!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:42am steveo:

why does kindle insist on skipping all the front matter in a book? doesn't everyone read the copyright page when they start reading a book???
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:43am Webhamster Henry:

As Microtonalist , trafficing amongst uber-nerdy scale theorists, I find that pitch is overrated.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:43am steveo:

i'm talking too much, but wow this liz durette is wonderful
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:44am Handy Haversack:

_Wish Her Safe at Home_ added to the to-read list. Thanks, Trouble.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:44am ParUbi:

Well, it's good for making torches, but I don't always want to put it in my ears.
  9:44am John from Florham park:

@Parubi howdy
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:46am ParUbi:

Hi John!
Avatar 9:48am Dances with Moomins:

I thought it was a book about baseball!
Avatar 9:49am Trouble:

thank you@dances with moomins for my annual lovely finnish christmas card!
Avatar 9:49am Dances with Moomins:

Trouble plays Miles!
Avatar 9:50am Dances with Moomins:

Did it come really late ? There was a strike at Posti for all of Nov. Cheers!
  9:51am sugarwolf:

I need to make more mittens.
  9:51am Barba Yiorgi:

that waltz piece was amazing. i looked her up, its some kinda touch-sensitive MIDI keyboard. finally someone doing something beautiful and special with midi keybds Thanks!
Avatar 9:51am SHAGALOV:

Miles Davis is always breaking my heart ♡♡♡♡♡
Avatar 9:51am Trouble:

yes @ dances it did. just maybe 2 weeks ago...
  9:52am John from Florham park:

Live miles Davis even if he was cranky at times
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:59am sphere:

hullo
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:59am CHUCK ROAST:

There's no place I'd rather be than right here, right now, vicarious as it may appear to be.
  10:04am hinorm:

I think the jazz musicians don't know what they mean half the time either.
Avatar 10:05am βrian:

What? Has the great pumpkin purge happened?
Avatar 10:07am Trouble:

oooo i see what you mean @ brian. i guess it's in anticipation of the march fundraising madness that actually starts in february
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:07am sphere:

@ hinorm - agreed. i think musicians feel pressure to explain themselves when they can't, and a fair amount of nonsense gets generated as a result.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:09am Handy Haversack:

Thought the board looked a little bare, βrian. Good catch.
Avatar 10:09am βrian :

I recall our hearts were cut out last Valentine's Day.

*sniff*
Avatar 10:09am Martinibomb:

Diggin' the tunes this morning. Thanks, Trouble!
Avatar 10:10am βrian:

What is a soul do do?
  10:11am hinorm:

@sphere So true. My band was interviewed on college radio show once. The hosts always want you to give deep explanations of your music. I think my band answered the truth - our songs didn't mean anything - followed by dead air.
Avatar 10:13am Dances with Moomins:

Brain , I don't know...but don't want to touch it
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:14am ifeelfatnsassy:

This set is great.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:15am CHUCK ROAST:

I understand that today is Galentine's Day. God save us!
Avatar 10:19am SHAGALOV:

@CHUCK ROAST also today is World Radio Day
Avatar 10:21am βrian:

Galette Day seems like a tasty option.
  10:23am hinorm:

laziest gal-en-tine?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:23am sphere:

We should have a National Day Celebration Day.
Avatar 10:25am waters7:

You're bringing tears to these dry eyes, Trouble.
Avatar 10:26am sispus:

I just want to thank you, Trouble.
Avatar 10:27am Trouble:

don't cry @ water7: a standard poodle won the westminister kennel show!!!
Avatar 10:29am Hubig Pie:

I'll take that galette with some apple poached with a little calvados and vanilla bean ice cream
  10:32am tath:

feeling sheepish was such a good track
Avatar 10:33am βrian:

Loves me some Calvados.
  10:35am ignatatus666:

That’s an old turntable!!
Avatar 10:36am Trouble:

you are very welcome @ sispus. thanks@ifeelfatnsassy, @martinibomb
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:36am melinda:

Chuck Roast your kitties are cute.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:37am ifeelfatnsassy:

But what about the poor Irish Water Setter that got kicked out for standing her ground when the judge got handsy? She gave clear signals when she lunged at the judge, but that damn judge kept trying to put hands on her.
Avatar 10:37am waters7:

My favorite poodle winner of all time was "Whisperwind on a Pedestal." Google and weep, fellow listeners. Now that was a dog!
  10:41am Mike Wolf:

i am happy to be here
on this otherwise
non-day
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:42am ifeelfatnsassy:

It actually looks like Simone, the Irish Water Setter, might have been *stepped on* by the judge, explaining her behavior. Who can blame her for not wanting that judge to examine her.
Avatar 10:42am Trouble:

i did poodlegoggle it: i found zip. are you sure that is the name? that is one crazeeee name. i want to see this outstanding creature. since i think siba is the bomb...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:45am Barney Grubbs:

looks like it was "whisperwind on a carousel"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:46am sphere:

We need more coverage of cat shows.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:48am CHUCK ROAST:

@Melinda Their baby pic was originally posted by their vet on FB 5 years ago. It got hundreds of hits.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:48am Barney Grubbs:

...or "Peter" to friends (www.whisperwindstandardpoodles.com...)
Avatar 10:49am waters7:

Thanks, super sleuth BG aka Peter
Avatar 10:50am βrian:

Would these guys be 79,5 in France?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:51am Barney Grubbs:

(@waters7: I'm actually a Robert like 95% of white men born before 1975, but could answer to peter if need be)
Avatar 10:54am Trouble:

thanks @barney grubbs! i still adore siba.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:55am melinda:

Topiary poodles look so weird.
Avatar 10:58am Trouble:

yes @ melinda, that's what is so great about them, that strangeness
Avatar 10:59am D. Lightfoot:

the skillset of grooming real vs. shrubbery poodles is transferable
Avatar 11:00am Martinibomb:

love the Isabelle Antena
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:00am Greg from ZONE 5:

Morning, Trouble & all!
Avatar 11:01am βrian:

They look a bit like floatation devices.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:03am sphere:

@ Barney Grubbs - Another Robert here. :)
Avatar 11:03am D. Lightfoot:

You are talking about revolution!
  11:03am Cabbage:

Preach, Zen teacher!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:04am sphere:

I will start by not reading the book!
Avatar 11:05am D. Lightfoot:

hah! stole my joke. "I will start the do-nothing revolution when I feel like it"
Avatar 11:05am βrian:

I'm a fan of the osmotic reading method.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:05am sphere:

@ D. Lightfoot - I will not use my energy by apologizing though I feel bad.
  Swag For Life Member 11:06am James727:

Odell was interviewed on Techtonic. It's in the archives. Great interview.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:06am Barney Grubbs:

@sphere - my father and father-in-law are both Roberts of the Bob variety (though my dad's from kentucky, so his given name was actually Bobby -- it got changed to Robert later)
Avatar 11:07am Trouble:

www.penguinrandomhouse.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:07am Passaic River Blues:

@James727: you're right! Here's the link to the Jenny Odell interview:
www.wfmu.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:08am sphere:

@ Barney Grubbs - Fancy you mention that. I am a Rob because I am named after my father Bob (who lives in North Carolina). This way I avoid being a Bobby, a Bob Jr., a Little Bob, and so on.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:08am Itzall ClearD'me Nåu:

Good morning to Trouble and all the Troubled. Hope everyone is having a fine day and don't forget to be nice. Always time to be nice. And Happy Valentine's Day Eve to you all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:09am tim from champaign (now washington):

If there's one thing I'm good at, it's doing nothing. In all seriousness, I'd like to read that book. That's long been my philosophy regarding things I don't want in my life. It's not always so simple but it can be with certain things.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:09am Carmichael:

Heya Trouble and listeners.
Avatar 11:09am βrian:

The plight of Bobby:
i.pinimg.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:10am Barney Grubbs:

@sphere -- I know how it is.That's how I ended up a barney (though after my mom's dad who was a barney/bernard)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:11am Carmichael:

Sounds like time for viewing the film Bob Roberts.
Avatar 11:15am Trouble:

thanks @ james 727, will listen to that.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:17am officina:

Hey Trouble, I also had that book lingering in the hind brain. Now I'll get it. Also great is Bertrand Russell's essay "In praise of Idleness"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:20am Webhamster Henry:

This is the Bonzo's Legs Larry Smith?
Avatar 11:21am Trouble:

will look that up @ officina, merci
Avatar 11:23am rabblerabble:

great set so far, Trouble. and coincidentally i'm on ch. 3 of HTDN right now.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:27am Gaylord Fields:

Hi, Trouble! The nature of my work is such that listening to your show is generally distracting for all the right reasons (i.e., I get pulled into the show so deeply that I can't concentrate on my work). But today I say the hell with all that! I'm in!
Avatar 11:31am Trouble:

bonjour gaylord! merci for shirking your duties
Avatar 11:34am Trouble:

merci @ rabblerabble
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:40am Ken From Hyde Park:

Good morning, troubled citizens.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:41am tim from champaign (now washington):

Is this Animal Collective related (sorry, I missed the mic break).
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:42am the Master:

Joan Mitchell is awesome! I can get lost in her art for hours.
Avatar 11:43am Trouble:

no @ tim: he is from spain ( sorry i had thought he was from argentina)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:45am tim from champaign (now washington):

Thanks Trouble. It sounded great!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:46am Passaic River Blues:

@Trouble: I thought El Guincho was from Argentina, too. I believe around a decade ago he put out a lot of Argentine-style cumbia pop tracks, and just assumed.
  11:48am patrick from Chicago:

El Guincho's Spanish version of Palmitos Park is excellent too! It's been rattling around in my brain for over a decade now
Avatar 11:51am Trouble:

oh @ passaic river blues, so it wasn't just me... viva l'espagne!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:51am CHUCK ROAST:

Trouble , always a pleasure. Hear ya next week.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:51am Handy Haversack:

Thanks for a great show, Trouble!
  11:53am HotRod (DJ Atabey:

Yes......I love it !!! Saludos from Puerto Rico !!
Avatar 11:53am Trouble:

thanks for sitting in this morning! see you next week, when we are ever closer to the end of februray.
Avatar 11:54am Trouble:

hola@hotrod!!
Avatar 11:54am βrian:

Hey, Meghan's filling in on the Drummer Stream.
wfmu.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:55am Passaic River Blues:

Thank you, Trouble!
Big ups to the Island of Enchantment, @DJ Atabey!
  11:55am Mike Wolf:

sawbones = submarine bells!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:55am Gaylord Fields:

@HotRod: Hi, former neighbor and colleague! Hope you're doing great!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:55am tim from champaign (now washington):

Thanks, Trouble!
  11:57am HotRod (DJ Atabey):

♡♢♡♢♡ Trouble pulled me into the show...with Buscabulla...haha
Avatar 11:57am βrian:

Mille mercis, DJ Trouble.
  11:58am Listener Gregory:

Couldn't tune in until half an hour ago, but wanted to thank you for the Joan Mitchell painting.
  11:58am HotRod (DJ Atabey):

Esoooooo !! Vamonos !!! :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:59am Rich in Washington:

Fantastic show today! I listened to the near entirety of it while stuck in traffic.
Avatar 11:59am βrian:

Beso de muerte, it always kills.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:00pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Hi, HotRod. Hope you're well.
Avatar 12:01pm Jim Price:

Great show. Haven't heard Legs Larry at Television Center in over 30 years!
  12:02pm HotRod:

@GaylordFields: All my LOVE !!!!! So nice to reconnect !!!!
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