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A yurt for the transgenred.

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Options March 21, 2020

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Artist Track Album Label Comments Approx. start time
International Contemporary Ensemble  Ghostlight   Options Intersections  No Label     
Charles Curtis (cello)/Terry Jennings (composer)  Song (1980)   Options Performances & Recordings 1998-2019  Saltern    0:10:06 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Soluna's Intimum Mysterium  Molecula   Options Molecula  No Label    0:16:27 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Maninkari  10. [-v-] 29   Options L'Ocean Reve Dans Sa Loisivete <<third session>>  three:four    0:21:43 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Remote Choir  The Countryside   Options Sacred Cow EP  Specific Recordings    0:25:08 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Citizen Electrical  4:40   Options Archive Spinoffs  Gertrude Tapes    0:29:38 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Orgue Agnès  L'Arrivée D’Un Chien En Garde De La Ciotat   Options A Un Gorge  three:four    0:34:03 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Kev Hopper  Marzipanned   Options Tonka Beano  Linear Obsessional    0:38:34 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Vincent Doherty  Horse Chestnut Gone   Options Two Minutes Left  Linear Obsessional    0:44:16 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
People Like Us & Ergo Phizmiz  Withers in the Whist   Options Rhapsody In Glue  No Label    0:46:15 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
 
Dan Melchior Band  Outside In   Options Outside In  Midnight Cruiser    0:58:39 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Patois Counselors  Target Not A Comrade   Options Proper Release  Ever/Never    1:04:33 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Nots  Built Environment   Options 3  Goner    1:07:48 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
The Dancing Cigarettes  I Don't Like Linoleum   Options Dance Dogs Dance  Magnetic South    1:11:26 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Emilio e a Tribo do Rum  Sempre Em Pe   Options Emilio e a Tribo do Rum  Groovie Records    1:14:18 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Ty Segall  The Clock   Options Manipulator  Drag City    1:17:22 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Boogarins  Paul   Options As Plantas Que Curam  Other Music Recording Co    1:20:13 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Os Haxixins  Mulher Fantasia   Options Under The Stones  Groovie Records    1:23:35 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
The Zombies  Hung Up On A Dream   Options Oddessey And Oracle  Big Beat    1:25:48 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Weird Street Carnival  The Subterranean Edible Fungus   Options Psychedelic States: New York in the 60s, Vol. 2  Gear Fab    1:28:48 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Traffic Sound  Meshkalina   Options Traffic Sound  Background    1:31:33 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
ESB  Mushroom People   Options An Overdose of Heavy Psych  Arf! Arf!    1:37:01 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Indian Puddin’ & Pipe  Hashish   Options Fifth Pipe Dream Volume 1  Relics    1:39:59 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Mops  White Rabbit   Options Psychedelic Sounds In Japan  Victor    1:42:50 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Robyn Hitchcock  Tell Me About Your Drugs   Options Element of Light  Rhino    1:45:32 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Flight of the Conchords  Robots   Options Flight of the Conchords  Sub Pop    1:48:10 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
The Bran Flakes  You Can Sample   Options Ultimate Hits  Future Logic Development Corporation    1:51:50 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
 
Anteloper  Seclusion Self   Options Kudu  International Anthem    2:00:46 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Art Ensemble of Chicago  Oasis at Dusk   Options We Are on the Edge: A 50th Anniversay Celebration  Pi Recordings    2:10:29 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
ICP Orchestra  Moeder Aller Oorlogen   Options ICP Orchestra at The Royal Room, Seattle, WA, 16 May 2015, First Set  ICP    2:18:32 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Hearing Things  Hotel Prison   Options Here's Hearing Things  Yeggs    2:28:04 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Le Fruit Vert  A Peacock Astray   Options Paon Perdu  three:four    2:30:59 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Ani Cordero  Taza de Café   Options El Machete  Panapén Records    2:34:53 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Chicha Libre  Depresión Tropical   Options Canibalismo  Barbès Records    2:38:27 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Sonido Gallo Negro  La Danza De Los Diablos   Options Mambo Cosmico  Glitterbeat    2:42:00 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Takimi  Skaros Hora   Options Lament from Epirus  No Label   soundtrack for the book available at bandcamp  2:46:28 (MP3 | Pop‑up)


Listener comments!

Avatar 12:02am coelacanth∅:

greetings rich and carcassoids
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:03am Handy Haversack:

I am a human talking to humans -- and glad for it!

Hi, everyone. Again?
  12:03am rich:

good morning coel and others,
here for your eyes: vickiling.com
www.instagram.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:04am Mr. Pumpy:

Rich! Let us inflate the rodent detritus...now!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:05am Fox:

Haaaaaallllllooooooo.
  12:05am rich:

and i am a dj soundtracking your interactions -- and humbled by the ability to do so
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:05am Mr. Pumpy:

Hey...coelacanth∅, Handy, rich. It's been a long time since I caught the beginning of a show. Let's engage in the squirrel love.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:05am chresti:

Hello rich and carcass gatherers
  12:05am jeanli:

This is just perfect for settiling my freaking nerves, thank you
  12:06am rich:

sound more like a wolf, fox. and mr pumpy when i type your name the computer wants to change it to mr puppy
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:06am Mr. Pumpy:

I am a witness to that beautiful interaction...and growing from it. As in to grow...to become more!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:06am Chop Scott:

Happy to be here listening!
  12:07am P-90:

“... engage in the squirrel love.” Hmm...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:07am Mr. Pumpy:

Mr. Puppy is fine...you can even drop the formalities and go straight up, Puppy. No bother.
  12:07am rich:

chop scott we love your ears at the carcass
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:07am Handy Haversack:

Mr. Puppy sounds like a dangerous video game enemy. Let's stick with what we have!
  12:08am rich:

Straight Up Puppy sounds like a good name for something though
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:08am Mr. Pumpy:

Damn...this sounds so much like an arpeggio I came up with recently on a free online sequencer. I couldn't really tell you about it theory wise. It was like splatter art for the ears.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:09am Scott Williams:

Lovely opener, Rich! Happy my ears are here with you
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:09am Mr. Pumpy:

True...Mr. Puppy has theme music...and a posse, or minions. NG
  12:09am rich:

jeanli i apologize in advance for the possibility of unsettling them sometime in the next three hours
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:09am Mr. Pumpy:

Straight Up Pup. That has a ring to it...
  12:10am rich:

scott i bow to you. a big round of applause good people for the man behind the board this evening.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:10am Handy Haversack:

I see Straight Up Puppy on a sign on a tent for some reason.

When SM Ken was talking about the Yokohama Licking Festival, I kept picturing a vendor room with all these vendors trying not to be embarrassed that they, too, thought the name Just Toads! would set them apart from the crowd.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:10am Mr. Pumpy:

@rich...great disclaimer, but I hope it's more of a guarantee!
  12:11am P-90:

Yeah, “Mr. Puppy” sounds like a character who’s inevitably up to no good.
So, is this an archive-with-contemporary-comments, “new”-prerecorded, or...?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:13am Handy Haversack:

(Continued grateful praise, @Scott Williams! Praise him with great praise!)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:13am Mr. Pumpy:

@Handy...I am a camping enthusiast! Although it sounds like you may mean a vendor tent. "No bells or whistles on this pup...just straight up! (save fore the bell and or whistle it comes with free with purchase)"
  12:13am rich:

prerecorded
  12:14am P-90:

“Straight Up Pup” sounds like an animated character that does educational rap videos for preschoolers on PBS.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:14am Mr. Pumpy:

Damn, Rich...this is scratching an itch. Big Time! Has my right leg twitching and everything!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:15am Mr. Pumpy:

@P-90...what subjects does he cover?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:15am Handy Haversack:

Yeah, Mr. P, I think my brain might have put that tent at ... a ren fair!

I'll scold it later.

This is really working on/for me, Rich. Thanks for your pre-work!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:15am Mr. Pumpy:

Crime? Watercolors? Estuaries?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:17am Mr. Pumpy:

Well then my brand really went it's own way...even if thrice removed. Puppy don't play Ren!
  12:17am P-90:

Thanks to Rich for recording the show, and continuing thanks to Scott (The Man Who Never Sleeps) W.
  12:17am rich:

not even if there's a mud eater?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:17am Mr. Pumpy:

Someone/thing is creeping round the corner with this tune.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:18am Mr. Pumpy:

@rich...I had to look that up. Who woulda thunk?! dang...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:19am Mr. Pumpy:

Damn...I'm digging the steel drum sound playing with the upright in this Molecular endeavor. Whoah...what the hell was that?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:20am Handy Haversack:

That's a pica meat-a-ball!

(Gah. Had a pica joke trying to make its way into the wold since Irwin's show. I just don't think there's a way to make them work.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:21am Scott Williams:

@P-90 no sleep til the new back-to-normal! Whatever that'll be... Meantime, I'm honored to captain this ghost ship thru weird waters
  12:21am rich:

mr pumpy mud-eaters and falconry are the reasons to go to a renaissance fair
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:23am Handy Haversack:

@rich, have you ever read _The Goshawk_ by T. H. White? Strongly recommend! A confrontation of two totally alien intelligences, using methods 400 years out of date, with the subtext of evading the social pressure of being against fighting a very popular war. And it's short!
  12:24am Adam West Coaster:

Friends, rodents, Covidmen, I am pleased to be in your midst!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:24am Mr. Pumpy:

@Handy...I had a joke in the making for years about my friends town Kenilworth. There's a joke in there somewhere, but it's impossible to find.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:26am Mr. Pumpy:

@rich...I always thought it was for the other two reasons...
  12:26am rich:

handy i have not, thanks for the recommendation
  12:26am rich:

you mean the blacksmiths and the funnel cake
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:27am Handy Haversack:

Remind me to tell you my fund-raising scheme based around a fake all-kill dog shelter with lots of webcams in the kennels one day, Mr. P. We just might find that joke!

There are cheap used paperbacks around, @rich, and I think NYROB reissued recently.
Avatar 12:27am coelacanth∅:

we used to call kenilworth kenilworthless
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:28am Handy Haversack:

(Or coela can just find it. FINE.)
Avatar 12:29am coelacanth∅:

...crampford; wastefield; fannywood; crotch pains; onion; garweird... never made one up for roselle park...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:30am Mr. Pumpy:

@Handy...I meant to remind you...that fund raising scheme about the fake dog shelter. All kill? Webcams?
Avatar 12:30am coelacanth∅:

...scummit; morosetown
  12:31am rich:

coel time to do a guidebook
Avatar 12:32am coelacanth∅:

hey Mr.P how ya been?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:32am Mr. Pumpy:

@coel...it wasn't a play on the name...it was like a, What's a Henway? type sich-ee-ation...and I cant shoehorn it into submission
Avatar 12:33am coelacanth∅:

so, an *actual* joke!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:33am Mr. Pumpy:

@coel...hanging in. Everything was different, and then it got different again! How about you?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:34am Mr. Pumpy:

If you can call it that. An attempt...is what I'm comfortable with tagging it
Avatar 12:35am coelacanth∅:

yeah kinda the same. the shit was hitting the fan, then some other shit hit some other fan and made the first shit hitting the first fan hit that fan really hard.
big mess.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:36am Handy Haversack:

Oh, that?

Well, the schtick is that each (ADORABLE) dog is on a 24-hour countdown clock to DOOM. Adopting a dog is super expensive ($5K?) because none of them are actually available -- just physically or digitally borrowed beloved pets. But you, the "mark" or "rube," don't know that. You think that when that clock hits zero, it's off to the axe shed for Mr. Puppy (there it is!).

But buying a dog another hour or even 10 or 20 minutes is pretty reasonable -- and under each crate's picture on your monitor, the red digits continue to count down and flash and FLASH.

I think we'd be PRINTING money for any nonprofit that really wants to commit!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:37am Handy Haversack:

@coela: that sounds shitty. Sorry, friend.

Lotta fans and shit flying around these days.
Avatar 12:37am coelacanth∅:

i'm a non-profit, apparently; wanna print some money for me?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:38am Handy Haversack:

Lemme just borrow some dogs!
  12:38am rich:

handy one word: plastics
Avatar 12:38am coelacanth∅:

i can get dogs
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:39am chresti:

Great selection, rich, really enjoying.
  12:40am rich:

hi chresti
Avatar 12:40am JakeGould:

@rich: Are you live or Memorex?
Avatar 12:40am coelacanth∅:

i agree with squirrelgirl
  12:40am rich:

live jake unless you're listening to the archive
  12:41am rich:

prerecorded live
  12:41am Longitude:

When wiLL dJ broadcasting from Home?
  12:41am rich:

also typing away live
Avatar 12:42am coelacanth∅:

i'm enjoying the color scheme this morning
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:43am Handy Haversack:

I like to think the music selection is live but the typing preprogrammed. MYSTERY.
Avatar 12:43am JakeGould:

@Longitude: A few have. Depends on gear and setup speed. This kind of all dropped on everyone. Last Monday I was casually talking to a local cafe staff about how I am working from home because of this so “Ha! Ha! I’ll be in here more…” The next Monday they have closed and hope to reopen.
Avatar 12:44am coelacanth∅:

Handy, rich's comments are all algorithm
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:45am Mr. Pumpy:

@Handy...I'd like to expand on that. Due to the indecisiveness of your tagging the potential sucker, I'd like to name them Mark O'Rubio. You good with that?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:45am Ken From Hyde Park:

There should be a contest at the county fair where the 4-H kids get a bicycle pump and a squirrel carcass and then race to get them inflated.
  12:45am rich:

coel if that were true i would respond much faster
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:47am Handy Haversack:

I'm cool with all plans mentioned so far and all wig-making plans so far in this tune.
  12:47am longitude:

because Wf MU DJs Are spirits in this dimming timE yO, ThankSss, Songs the shiP, dJ the captain, the storm are coming.. and we're not abandoning the ShiP yO, thankZzz
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:47am Mr. Pumpy:

Mark O'Rubio it is then.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:48am Mr. Pumpy:

@rich...pretyping all of your communiques...that is next level.
  12:50am rich:

longitude we have a lot of latitude and we take it seriously
Avatar 12:50am coelacanth∅:

rich the owlsun over there takes it's sweet time to respond with a small selection of stock responses so...maybe a human-like hesitation is built into the algorithm?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:50am Mr. Pumpy:

@Ken...it can be done in an elimination type setting and be known a the Rodent Round Robin. Are foot pumps allowed?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:51am Handy Haversack:

That tune was so good.
Avatar 12:51am JakeGould:

“Coronavirus Skeleton Crew”
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:51am Mr. Pumpy:

The static is such a great touch. Give me white noise or give me...
Avatar 12:51am JakeGould:

Full text (I believe) is on Twitter. twitter.com...
  12:52am AhoOooy:

aHooooYYyy, thankS everyone, thiS is familY!
  12:52am P-90:

That “I’m heartbroken” part makes me sad
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:53am chresti:

We used to call the city Moorpark "Kraproom"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:54am Handy Haversack:

@chresti, but also: what's a Moorpark?!
Avatar 12:54am JakeGould:

The Bandcamp stuff goes on until 3:00am EST since they are in PST.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:56am chresti:

It's a city in Ventura County, California, somewhere between Thousand Oaks and Fillmore.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:57am Mr. Pumpy:

@Jake...the sad part is I just took in a couple of vinyl albums ordered months ago, but I have too much on the line right now to spend more. The ripple effects of this will be brutal. I can throw a few bucks somewhere I guess. This sucks.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:58am Scott Williams:

Hahahaa, classic legal ID, Rich & Tamar!
Avatar 12:58am JakeGould:

…and wife!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:58am Chop Scott:

I hear you Rich--and Tamar! Cheers!!
Avatar 12:58am coelacanth∅:

haha!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:58am Mr. Pumpy:

effem neem wffum org in mmmount hop 91.1 ugghh dont hop for ...
  12:58am Skeleton Crew:

are The braVest
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:59am Handy Haversack:

Oh, OK, gotcha -- I was way off, @chresti! I have never heard of it. I thought it was a type of park (like Metroparks in Detroitland, e.g.), but whether it was with moorages or without trees, I was at a complete loss.

Of course, what you say makes a lot more sense.
Avatar 12:59am JakeGould:

Rich, don’t worry about being marble mouthed… I was on the subway and the conductor made an announcement advising passengers to was their hands for 20 minutes; shoulda been seconds.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:00am Mr. Pumpy:

We're all here...no worries. Strange times. I'm watching out for my pops in all of this. He just came out to the fridge in his underwear. I'm 16 again!
  1:00am Websie:

greetings, R&T
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:00am Mr. Pumpy:

There's only one thing I wash for 20 minutes.
  1:01am Websie:

TMI even in a crisis, Mr Pumpy
  1:02am rich:

good morning websie
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:02am chresti:

20 seconds? No wonder my hands are like lobster claws!
  1:03am P-90:

Playboy is canceling publication of the print edition of the magazine for the rest of 2020. COVID-19 is leaving no aspect of our lives untouched.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:03am Handy Haversack:

At least he didn't come out *of* the fridge in his underwear, Mr. P. Small miracles.
  1:03am rich:

so after recording the show i realized there are a number of people who pledged since last week i haven't thanked yet. i haven't forgotten you but i'll be better prepared next week and prefer to announce the names than type them out.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:04am Handy Haversack:

It's been pretty wonderful watching the percent raised grow since Marathon ended (except that one time it shrank).
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:05am Scott Williams:

Really thought he was singing "you gotta talk to Tony Conrad"
Avatar 1:06am JakeGould:

@P-90: Lots of small indie weeklies that rely on shows, bars and restaurants advertising are putting themselves on hold right now because ain’t nobody doing any of that.
  1:06am magazine:

One day Wf MU should publish one too, I wonder what wonderfulness it would be
  1:07am rich:

handy yes it is wonderful
  1:07am rich:

scott you need to write the rest of the lyrics to that
Avatar 1:07am coelacanth∅:

fmu used to have one, or 2. i have a few copies of "lowest common denominator"
funny shit
Avatar 1:08am coelacanth∅:

...and the catalogue of curiosities
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:09am Handy Haversack:

Wow, this is great.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:09am Scott Williams:

@rich, I guess it would go something like "too late! would you settle for Fabio Roberti?"
  1:10am rich:

there are however a number of online events going on. i mention some in the next mic break but i hope to have a longer list with urls for you next week
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:11am Mr. Pumpy:

@Websie...the other was my car!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:12am Mr. Pumpy:

@Handy...that would have been delightfully weird!
  1:13am rich:

that would have been david lynch
  1:13am magazine:

aaaAaaAaaaAh I can imagine, anyway I like looking pictures at Wf MU website, it looks like magazine already ha ha ha very nice, very nice
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:14am Mr. Pumpy:

Are these cigarettes trained din jazz dance?
Avatar 1:14am coelacanth∅:

Mr.P i was going to say your records
Avatar 1:15am JakeGould:

@rich: May I post a few that I know of?
  1:15am rich:

jake feel free. anyone else do so to.
Avatar 1:16am JakeGould:

Cartoon Carnival 89: The 1920s — Sunday, 3/22/20 at 3pm & 6pm EST www.cartoonsonfilm.info...
Avatar 1:16am coelacanth∅:

...i only wash my car once every few years (which means never for some cars, that i don't keep that long) but if i do wash my car i must spend more than 20 minutes on it.
  1:17am rich:

jake thanks i did not hear about that
Avatar 1:17am JakeGould:

Butterboy: Live From Home! Streaming March 23 (featuring WFMU alum Jo Firestone): www.eventbrite.com...
  1:19am rich:

symphony space sent me email earlier about their online efforts and they're doing comedy on Wednesdays and the poster boy for the event is dave hill
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:19am Handy Haversack:

Wow, @rich, this set! I am trying to write an e-mail (reach out to at least one person a day, we decided), but I have to keep answering my own "who IS this?!"!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:20am Mr. Pumpy:

@coel...I wish I was so good to my vinyl. Truth be told I don't clean my car either.
Avatar 1:22am coelacanth∅:

i'm good to my vinyl. not 20 minutes for one good though!
  1:22am rich:

scott where are the albums coming from on the live stream window?
Avatar 1:22am JakeGould:

Also, this is not a streaming service, but a free service put together by a group of cool poets: “Poems for a World on Pause” poemsforaworldonpause.com

“Volunteer Poets are on call to provide a brief respite from the anxiety around the COVID-19 pandemic. Request your free custom poem below.”

They might take a few days, but you will get a poem to you.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:23am chresti:

Luckily, it's rained enough to wash my car
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:23am Handy Haversack:

Nice, @JG. I wonder if they need more volunteers.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:24am Handy Haversack:

(Rich, I assumed YOU were typing in the albums to the ... interface?)
  1:25am rich:

no i don't know how and when i am doing the show live i don't have the time
  1:25am washing car dancing in the rain:

.
Avatar 1:26am coelacanth∅:

y'all don't have to think about it on the west coast but i sometimes hose down the underside of and the lower 1/2 of the body of my car on an above-freezing day after snow storms, to get the salt off.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:27am Handy Haversack:

OK, then I'm going with "magic."
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:27am Ken From Hyde Park:

I assume it's S.A.M. from Wake 'n' Bake entering the song info. He was given a program update to handle new duties.
Avatar 1:27am coelacanth∅:

i think it's Scott
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:28am Mr. Pumpy:

Magic is many things...not only a gathering
  1:28am Tamar:

I’m going with magic.
  1:29am Tamar:

And hello, everyone.
  1:29am rich:

s.a.m. scott magic
Avatar 1:29am coelacanth∅:

hi Tamar
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:30am Scott Williams:

Rich, I don't know for sure, but assume Kenzo has built in some sorta pandora-style song recognition that then connects to things like CDBaby, discogs, etc... it's definitely automated, whatever it is
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:30am Scott Williams:

Hey Tamar!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:31am Mr. Pumpy:

Tamar..what up?
Avatar 1:31am coelacanth∅:

("s.a.m." -?)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:33am Handy Haversack:

Wow. Like CDEX on steroids.

Magic steroids!

(@coela: SAM the morning music computer is the cutesy name for the (LARGE) playlist Clay Pigeon operates from and is a weekly segment on WAB.)
  1:33am rich:

now that a white cover with the words nog seen afbeelding is showing i feel like i am back in charge
Avatar 1:34am JakeGould:

Oh, if anyone is into venturing outside, the small crew of chess hustlers is still outside the main 14th Street/Union Square subway station entrance. N/R/Q/W.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:34am Rory:

Love this track!
Avatar 1:35am coelacanth∅:

Thanks Handy
  1:40am rich:

jackson heights still has a number of food trucks around since it's take out and not dependent on office workers
Avatar 1:42am JakeGould:

@rich: Food trucks should be fine depending on location. The taco trucks I know of are still doing business. But as I have said elsewhere, it seems that Asian owned businesses are scared of racist backlash. Chinese take out places have just closed overnight near me. Even some 99 cent stores. The world is getting very weird.
Avatar 1:44am JakeGould:

But there is a newsstand near my day job that is still open because the guy has no other job. He told me last Sunday that he made only $6 all of last Saturday in the heart of Greenwich Village.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:45am Handy Haversack:

Jeez, other than walking up and down the block tonight to try to pinpoint where what sounded like a really nasty couple fight was coming from, I didn't go outside at all today.

We did order in tonight and maybe will do so again tomorrow before the local places have to close. While I keep cooking and freezing stuff.

This Mops!
  1:45am rich:

many of the food trucks that were in midtown began disappearing last Friday. if your customers are at home there's no reason to be there
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:45am chresti:

Salt might be an issue if you live by the beach, on the west coast
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:45am Chop Scott:

Speaking of Fabio--I'm finishing a cassette transfer of Genesis-P-Orrige live at WFMU in 1988 for posting.
Avatar 1:47am JakeGould:

There was a potentially ugly domestic incident at a local bus stop. I thought a real scummy middle-aged drunk was harassing a teenage girl so I tried to intervene. Instead it ended up being a scummy middle-aged couple that endlessly gets drunk, endlessly fights and the guy chased me 1/2 way down the block when I tried to see what was happening. That has not happened to me in decades.
  1:47am rich:

great he mentioned that the other day. if you didn't hear fabio's show the other day you should listen in archives as he is the person here at the station to celebrate the life of genesis-p-orrige
Avatar 1:47am sinner:

Rich: I can't sleep.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:48am Mr. Pumpy:

@Handy..get the hot mops!
Avatar 1:48am JakeGould:

@sinner: Best wishes to you. Tension comes in waves. Ride this stuff out.
  1:48am rich:

sinner we are hear for you
  1:49am rich:

jake i bet tha incident made you feel young again
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:49am Scott Williams:

Sinner's sitting up in his inflatable pew!
  1:50am rich:

we all need an inflatable pew
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:50am Mr. Pumpy:

rich...thank you so much. I have a lot going on...beyond lockdown, and you have eased the pressure a bit. Much appreciated.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:51am Fox:

I guess I should watch Flight of the Conchords? This is awesome!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:51am Mr. Pumpy:

I need an inflatable confessional
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:52am Mr. Pumpy:

sinner! Good to see you, brother. Missed you last night..and Hearty
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:52am Handy Haversack:

@JG: Sixteen years on this block, and I have never heard a fight like that coming from inside a building SOMEPLACE but loud enough that I could freak out about it.

@Fox: RIGHT? 100 percent agree! Dang. Another one that made me switch back to this tab with a "What is THIS?!"!
Avatar 1:52am JakeGould:

Yeah, young like the time I was chased for a block by a pack of stray dogs when I was 11 and walking home from school. Or young like when Hymie — the high functioning old guy who made grocery deliveries with an old school baby carriage — threw redeemable bottles at me and friends when we came too close to him. Or when “Disco Freddy” (a neighborhood boardwalk character) chased us down the boardwalk because we were riding bikes near him doing his “act.” The act was him winding up the crowd and jumping over a small grocery bag.

Anyway, it did make me feel young! So yeah… Thanks!
Avatar 1:53am sinner:

I've never had insomnia. Guess I'll hang out with you weirdos.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:54am Ken From Hyde Park:

One of us! One of us!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:54am Mr. Pumpy:

Handy...traversing the tabs again...
Avatar 1:54am sinner:

Jim Bakker will now be peddling inflatable pews.
Avatar 1:57am JakeGould:

You mean his food buckets are worthless?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:58am chresti:

I like that, jumping over a small grocery bag.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:58am Ken From Hyde Park:

Pews with air-filled cushions that each pew-sitter can adjust, depending if they like a soft or firm seating surface? I like it!
Avatar 1:59am sinner:

There's two drunk couples on the porch across the street. They are in a donnybrook of a political argument. Shouting and screaming. The thing is is they are all Trump supporters and they don't realize they really agree on what they are saying.
Avatar 1:59am JakeGould:

FWIW, even museums that don’t have formal online content for times like this have great archives and audioguides to their exhibitions. Like I was looking forward to seeing this “Vida Americana: Mexican Muralists Remake American Art, 1925–1945” exhibit but now online is the only way: whitney.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:00am chresti:

Pews with whoopie cushions
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:00am Scott Williams:

@sinner, you should go sit on your porch and start singing "Sex Dwarf" at the top of your lungs. That oughtta fix 'em
Avatar 2:01am coelacanth∅:

Chop Scott, looking forward to hear that
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:01am chresti:

Nothing like drunk couples during a lockdown
Avatar 2:02am sinner:

I dunno. I think they are swapsters getting in the mood.
Avatar 2:02am JakeGould:

@sinner: Maybe you should just shout, “Just kiss already!”
Avatar 2:02am sinner:

I don't want the attention.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:03am Handy Haversack:

@sinner, oof, that's just not pleasant at all!
  2:03am Tamar:

Hey Coela, Mr. Pumpy, Handy, chresti, Jake, KenfromHydePark, Chop Scott and Mr. Willams. Sinner, there is no better place to be sleepless than radioland WFMU.
Avatar 2:05am JakeGould:

In NYC it is deathly quiet. The only place I walked past that had music playing — I mean this is a voluntary “stay at home” thing; not stop listening thing — was an Italian Social Club blasting pretty decent 1980s and 1990s pop in their parking lot.
  2:05am rich:

there's probably no better soundtrack for drunk swapsters arguing across the street than WFMU either
  2:05am Tamar:

Oh, heya Fox!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:05am Fox:

I suppose this is a good time to be an asshole to strangers. Just yell offensive shit to people from a distance, and then start coughing before they reach you.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:06am Mr. Pumpy:

Sex Dwarf (Running mate(s) Swapsters) 2020
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:06am Fox:

Hi Tamar!!!
Avatar 2:06am JakeGould:

Well, I’m outta here! Will see where tomorrow takes me/us.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:06am chresti:

I wear earplugs when I go to bed, makes a big difference

Hi Tamar!
  2:07am rich:

good night jake thanks for the cartoon carnival tip
Avatar 2:07am coelacanth∅:

the argument is just foreplay
  2:07am Tamar:

I was actually enjoying the corner busker this evening while I was making dinner; Rich was busy with his show so I couldn’t have anything playing in the kitchen.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:07am Mr. Pumpy:

@Jake...my mother and stepdad live on 21st and 3rd. they went to our upstate place three days ago and now have no idea when the hell they will (be able to) come back. Strange times.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:09am Handy Haversack:

Hi, Tamar!

I am enjoying some time using the internet for fun instead of work or "what the hell now?!" purposes.

Also, some dog petting is going on.

Night, @JG!
  2:09am Tamar:

Said busker has a limited repertoire, but he’s moved on from Chris Isaac in heavy rotation.
  2:10am rich:

it was the guitar player? i heard the trumpet player earlier in the day
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:14am Fox:

Mr Pumpy - They are probably safer up there. Good timing for them, unless they have crucial medications or something that they can't get to.
  2:15am Tamar:

Trumpet player earlier. I dunno. Maybe it was the trumpet player. I recall songs with words, but maybe I added the words in my head. Maybe they were together. Nothing is real.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:16am Mr. Pumpy:

Fox...no, they're good. I agree with you. They were thrown for a loop because they thought they'd be coming back soon...but better off otherwise.
  2:17am rich:

if you are looking for something to do in the coming weeks there was something in the times earlier today about how many blood drives have been cancelled so there are potential shortages of blood. you can go here: www.aabb.org...
to find out where you can donate blood
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:20am Handy Haversack:

Good point, @rich. No point hoarding blood -- we can't make onions out of it!

Tried to complete our census since we got a thing in the mail. According to the government internet, as soon as March 12 they will be ready to accept my response! So good job, government!
  2:22am Tamar:

Hi Websie, though you may have gone to bed already.
  2:26am rich:

onions out of blood is what is known as alchemy
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:28am Scott Williams:

killer segue there, radio boss!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:28am Mr. Pumpy:

I had tickets to see Blood Onion at St. Vitus next week. That ain't happening. Thanks, Darwin!
  2:28am ignatatus666:

Hotel Prison
Sounds forcibly intimate
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:29am Handy Haversack:

Police just roared up our one-way street the wrong way. That's comforting ...

Mr. P, Blood Onion announced that they will be fulfilling all their tour dates astrally! They are gonna have to charge you double, but it comes with free nightmares and *some* space whales.
  2:32am rich:

mr p the amount of great shows we had tickets for that have cancelled makes me very sad for the performers (angelique kidjo, the necks, vanishing twin, art ensemble of chicago) kraftwerk in july but i doubt that happens
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:33am Scott Williams:

Thought she was singing "Mekon"
Avatar 2:34am coelacanth∅:

my golden coach is here.
Thanks, Brilliant program Rich!
take care everyone
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:34am Handy Haversack:

Night, @coela!
  2:35am rich:

coel have a good week
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:35am chresti:

Night coel.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:38am chresti:

I too am ready for my sleep chariot, thanks rich, goodnight everybody.
  2:40am N. Ron Hubble:

R.I.P. Kenny Rogers
  2:42am rich:

chresti is your sleep chariot like ben hur's? are there some poor dream schmucks in hollywood togas running between the sleep chariots pulling those who've rolled out of their beds off the track?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:42am Ken From Hyde Park:

Aw, man. I liked his guest appearance on the Reno 911 show. RIP
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:44am Handy Haversack:

Night, Chresti!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:52am Handy Haversack:

I guess I'll go to the bed once the squirrel is fully inflated. It sure has been nice to have a few hours with some drinks to cut down the worry and be able to get my FMU on without relying on it as a lifeline. Instead just ... enjoying. Anyway. Sure am glad to have been here, and the show was really great, Rich. I don't normally last this long on a Friday night. Almost like there are extenuating circumstances!

But THANKS for putting this together and for hanging out. I bet you'll like _The Goshawk_.

And Scott, dang, man, massive towering heaps of praise and thanks for keeping it going!

Night, Rich, Scott, Tamar, Mr. P, Ken, everybody!

(Well, soon ...)
  2:53am rich:

alright everyone thank you for listening. i'll be back next week in my pre-recorded version; comments will still be live until the algorithm is perfected.
and thank you scott, much appreciated
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:56am Fox:

Gooooood night!!!!!
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