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A genre-less playlist of music old and new, plus selections from the WFMU vinyl new bin and the Free Music Archive.

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Options April 17, 2020

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Artist Track Album Label Comments Approx. start time
Linton Kwesi Johnson  Wat About Di Workin' Claas?   Options Making History  Island    0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Rimarimba  I wouldn't Ask   Options On Dry Land  Cordelia Records    0:05:44 (Pop‑up)
Brom  Dance With An Idiot   Options Dance With An Idiot  Trost    0:09:16 (Pop‑up)
Phonon  Metachronal Waves   Options Alloy  ugEXPLODE    0:15:29 (Pop‑up)
The Necks  Bloom   Options Three  Northern Spy    0:26:22 (Pop‑up)
Adam Bohman  Waterfall Song   Options Music & Words 2  Paradigm Discs    0:48:50 (Pop‑up)
Chris & Cosey  Talk To Me   Options Songs Of Love & Lust  Rough Trade    0:51:29 (Pop‑up)
Tom Newman  The Unseelie Court   Options Faerie Symphony  Decca    0:55:51 (Pop‑up)
 
Tashi Dorji & Tyler Damon  To Catch A Bird In A Net Of Wind   Options To Catch A Bird In A Net Of Wind  Trost    1:04:21 (Pop‑up)
Eric Arn & Jasmine Pender  In Illo Tempore   Options Hydromancy  Feeding Tube    1:22:40 (Pop‑up)
Richard Youngs  Three Handed Star   Options Three Handed Star  No Fans Records  Richard Youngs live on Airborne Event 16/9/2013: https://wfmu.org/playlists/shows/52385  1:40:59 (Pop‑up)
 
Nick Jonah Davis  Solstice Guitar   Options Single  https://nickjonahdavis.bandcamp.com  Recorded Summer Solstice 2018  2:14:58 (Pop‑up)
His Name Is Alive    Return To Never  Disciples   (Home Recordings 1979 - 1986 Vol 2)  2:41:40 (Pop‑up)
Church  Le Corps Du Triste   Options Le Corps Du Triste  Jelodanti Records    2:57:51 (Pop‑up)


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Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:01am mb:

Woo Hoo! Its Friday!

Hello DJ Nick Name
  12:02am BH:

normalcy won't quite return until Dave's show goes until 5 after the hour despite Nick and Dave working from home
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:02am sinner:

solidarity. Squeejee.
  Swag For Life Member 12:02am Nick Name:

Hi mb, im glad its friday! welcome all
  Swag For Life Member 12:03am Nick Name:

Hello BH, ha ha / Hello sinner
  12:04am MONEYBAG$:

Good evening Nick
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:06am Tome:

nice to hear you here Nick and the rest keeping the free form flag flying high ,, fortunate myself ,, doing the right thing at least trying getting some I know to get their Gig on from home too now,,!<>!
  Swag For Life Member 12:07am Nick Name:

Hello MONEYBAG$
  Swag For Life Member 12:08am Nick Name:

Hello Tome, good to hear from you, hope all is well
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:09am mb:

This is my kind of marimba after being shook by the eerie marimba productions from our friends at CNN.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:14am Scott Williams:

Evening, Nick and friends! Sinner, greatly enjoyed your show this evening - sorry I rarely get to say hello on time, that's my disinfection shift.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:17am mariano:

Hi Nick, Scott, everyone.
  Swag For Life Member 12:18am Nick Name:

Hello Scott, thx again to you and the skeleton crew!
  Swag For Life Member 12:18am Nick Name:

Hello mariano
  Swag For Life Member 12:19am Nick Name:

ahh its Kevin, hello! hope all is well where you are
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:20am ParUbi:

Hey Nick, everyone
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:24am Mr. Pumpy:

Phonon is right on!
  12:24am dmz:

hey i am LOVING this show, stuck inside in SF, CA. can you please tell us what years these songs were recorded? thanks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:25am coelacanth∅:

greetings Nick and all
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:25am Mr. Pumpy:

Sharp and Marston...lethal
  Swag For Life Member 12:26am Nick Name:

Hello ParUbi / Mr.Pumpy / dmz/ coelacanth∅
  Swag For Life Member 12:26am Nick Name:

Mr. Pumpy - yes, Weasel on drums too
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:27am Mr. Pumpy:

Yeah Nick...I didn't man to downplay the other two. And now...The Necks! Danke.
  Swag For Life Member 12:28am Nick Name:

dmz: lkj 1984 / Rimarimba 1984 / Brom 2020 / Phonon 2020 / The necks 2020
  Swag For Life Member 12:29am Nick Name:

dmz : usually always announce info,years, etc... at top of the hour, thanks for hanging
  Swag For Life Member 12:30am Nick Name:

Mr.Pumpy: same, the fourth player is Alvaro Domene
  12:37am sufferwords:

thanks for rescoring Metropolis-
  12:40am JakeGould:

Hey all! How’s life going?
  12:46am rw:

Howdy
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:48am mariano:

What's up Jake - all good here, thanks for asking. Howzit with you? Hi Mr. Pumpy, rw, dmz, ParUbi, and anyone else I missed. Is the 24/7 news off for the evening, Mr. P?
  12:49am Jim H:

Feeling all the watery vibrations about this time.
  Swag For Life Member 12:50am Nick Name:

hello sufferwords / JakeGould / rw!
  Swag For Life Member 12:50am Nick Name:

Hello Jim H
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:51am WillCrete:

That new Necks piece was stunning! Multi-dimensional percussion sounds.
  12:52am Jim H:

Jim H is merely my nickname, Nick Name. I’m sure you haven’t heard that one before!
  Swag For Life Member 12:55am Nick Name:

Jim H: ha! / Hello WillCrete
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:21am WillCrete:

Thanks for the tunes tonight Nick! - this new TD/TD is ripping - they are bringing out a great rhythmic drive in each other-
  Swag For Life Member 1:26am Nick Name:

WillCrete: yeh i agree, I've thought that there collabs have been solid over the time compared to a lot of other improv
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:34am WillCrete:

Nick Name: Totally agree, they've developed a really strong language and sound world together. And I dig the way that Tashi is using a looping pedal in the duo, laying down some driving ostinato parts alongside all the crunch and clang; both rooted and free
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:45am Scott Williams:

What a treasure Richard Youngs is
  Swag For Life Member 1:47am Nick Name:

WillCrete: Tashi played at Monty Hall a while back, same bill as Richard Bishop, was a great night
  Swag For Life Member 1:48am Nick Name:

Scott Williams: i never have fave songs but this may be close to being at the top
  1:53am rw:

Thanks Nick (and Scott!) for the beautiful radio this evening. Heading off soon... maybe after this R. Youngs winds down. Good night everyone!
  Swag For Life Member 1:53am Nick Name:

maybe fave artist too, i really liked that new 4 track with raul refree.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:53am Scott Williams:

Nick, I was blessed to do sound not just for that Tashi/Bishop session at Monty (with Scott K), but also Richard's session for Dan Bodha. Both exceedingly memorable nights, but the Richard Youngs session is probably #1 ever, at the very least Top 2 - magical and life-changing
  Swag For Life Member 1:55am Nick Name:

Have a good weekend rw!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:56am WillCrete:

Nick Name/ Scott: Nice! I bet that Tashi/ Bishop double bill was a great night. I heard Tashi and Tyler play in Chicago in their group with Dave Rempis back in January of this year. Real nice combination of approaches there with Dave's swinging post-Ornette language on the saxophones.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:56am mariano:

Take care, rw!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:57am Ken From Hyde Park:

Hi, Nick and peeps. I remember the live set on Dan's show. Wasn't there a story where Mr. Youngs tried out the WFMU organ and used that for the show instead of the instruments he planned? I somehow remember that detail (remembering it correctly or incorrectly, maybe).
  1:59am rw:

Later mariano. Meant to say hello earlier. Been a weird day. I'm a little out of sorts.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:03am Scott Williams:

Ken, yep! He was touring a bunch of songs performed on acoustic guitar. When he got here, Dan B wisely showed him the Lowrey organ. Richard turned it on, played for a minute - asked for 5 minutes to completely rearrange "Spin Me Endless in the Universe", then came back and said "change of plans!" He performed the entire set on the organ, and I've never been so entranced
  Swag For Life Member 2:04am Nick Name:

Hello Ken , I've put the Airborne Event live session url in the playlist, going to listen to this again - thx Scott / Ken - so much good stuff in the archives
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:05am mariano:

Oh please no worries rw, I'm sure I unintentionally skip lots of folks in my greetings because I'm usually doing several things at once. Hope a good night's sleep sorts things out, it can sometimes do wonders.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:06am Scott Williams:

thanks for posting that archive link, Nick! Too bad the Free Music Archive is gone, I'm pretty sure the whole session was there. One short track from it is on the FMU live LP from last year.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:09am Granny Spicy Tuna (e/em):

Greetings, Nick and WFMU folx. Guess i'll take rw's spot…
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:11am Ken From Hyde Park:

This is the stuff, yeah. Thanks for the back story, Scott.
How's it going, Granny?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:21am Ken From Hyde Park:

Did the stream run dry? I'm not connecting.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:23am Ken From Hyde Park:

OK...seems to be back now. Android app and also the pop-up stream were failing for me a minute ago.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:24am Scott Williams:

Ken, any change? What signal are you listening to? We're on-air at 91.1
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:26am Scott Williams:

Hey, can y'all let me know if that happens again? Hoping it was just a blip.. Ken, how long were you out for?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:26am Ken From Hyde Park:

The phone was buffering and then showed a "streaming error" I think it said. The pop-up said to try again. Maybe some internet hiccup. All is well again now.
  Swag For Life Member 2:27am Nick Name:

Hello Granny Spicy Tuna (e/em)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:28am Scott Williams:

Thanks Ken. Wasn't just you, I got other drop reports, including from Nick Name himself!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:28am Ken From Hyde Park:

It was out for two or three minutes. Similar to the way it was acting on Friday afternoons several months ago.
  2:48am Hi from Holland:

Aloha!
  2:52am ignatatus666:

App crashed damnit!!
I’m on the FM now with interference
  Swag For Life Member 2:55am Nick Name:

Hello Hi from Holland / ignatatus666
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:56am mariano:

Thanks Nick and Scott, later everyone!
  2:57am Ajay from Krommenie / NL:

Blinkin brilliant set. Thnx for that pal
  Swag For Life Member 2:57am Nick Name:

have a good weekend mariano
  Swag For Life Member 2:58am Nick Name:

Hello Ajay , hope all is well , thx for hanging
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:01am Scott Williams:

Wonderful show, thank you Nick!
  Swag For Life Member 3:01am Nick Name:

Thx Scott / thx all - have a good weekend
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:02am Ken From Hyde Park:

Thanks Nick, Scott. See ya!
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