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This is where all of culture and all of time are collapsed into one seductive portal and viewed through the panoramic lens of the exotic. Come and embark on an armchair-travel virtual-voyage to the heart of timeless darkness and beyond; embrace the numinous monolith of the exotic immensity. Let us find that place where hybridization meets its destiny as pure fantasy. Let us become observers observing those others who are ourselves. You wear your mask and I'll wear mine.

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Options June 18, 2020: Let Power Fall

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments Approx. start time
Archie Shepp  Coral Rock   Options Coral Rock  America Records  1970    0:01:30 (Pop‑up)
Ilhan Mimaroglu  To Kill a Sunrise: A Requiem for those Shot in the Back   Options To Kill A Sunrise / La Ruche  Folkways  1976    0:23:30 (Pop‑up)
King Iwah  Give Me Power #2   Options Give Me Power #2 / Max Romeo, The Upsetters – Public Enemy Number One 7"  Upsetter  1972    0:43:08 (Pop‑up)

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King Kong Escapes  





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The Chi-Lites  (For God's Sake) Give More Power to the People   Options (For God's Sake) Give More Power to the People  Brunswick  1971    0:53:34 (Pop‑up)
The Undisputed Truth  Ball Of Confusion (That's What The World Is Today)   Options The Undisputed Truth  Gordy  1971    0:55:51 (Pop‑up)
The Pointer Sisters  Going Down Slowly   Options Steppin'  ABC Blue Thumb  1975  wr. Allen Toussaint  1:07:27 (Pop‑up)
Makers  Don't Challenge Me   Options Don't Challenge Me / You're Shy 7"  Midney  1972    1:14:21 (Pop‑up)
Gloria Taylor  World That's Not Real   Options Deep Inside You / World That's Not Real 7"  Selector Sound  1973    1:17:59 (Pop‑up)
Brothers Unlimited  Life, Dreams, Death   Options Who's For The Young  Capitol  1970    1:21:08 (Pop‑up)
Z.Z. Hill  I Created A Monster   Options Keep On Lovin' You  United Artists / Hill  1975    1:26:48 (Pop‑up)
The Parliaments  All Your Goodies Are Gone (The Loser's Seat)   Options All Your Goodies Are Gone (The Loser's Seat) / Don't Be Sore At Me 7"  Revilot Records  1967    1:30:46 (Pop‑up)
Sam Cooke  Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen   Options Night Beat  RCA Victor  1963    1:34:06 (Pop‑up)
Baby Huey  A Change Is Going To Come   Options The Baby Huey Story – The Living Legend  Curtom  1971  wr. Sam Cooke, prod. Curtis Mayfield  1:37:20 (Pop‑up)

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Borderline Montuna  





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Lee Perry  Justice to the People   Options Justice to the People / Verse Two 7"  Justice League  1973  "Produced and Directed by UPSETTER – WONDER MAN"  1:55:45 (Pop‑up)
The Stingers  Give Me Power   Options Give Me Power / More Power 7"  Upsetter  1971  prod. Lee Perry  1:57:56 (Pop‑up)
Max Romeo  Revelation Time   Options Revelation Time / Hammer & Sickle 7"  Black World  1975    2:01:05 (Pop‑up)
Upsetters  Dub Organizer   Options Upsetters 14 Dub Blackboard Jungle  Upsetter  1973  feat. Dillinger  2:03:38 (Pop‑up)
Impact All Stars  Guiding Dub   Options Java Java Java Java  Impact!  1973    2:06:57 (Pop‑up)
Prince Buster  Why Am I Treated So Bad   Options The Message Dub Wise  Fab  1972?    2:10:41 (Pop‑up)
Ras Michael & The Sons of Negus  Stop Paying For The Price Of Sin   Options Disarmament  Trojan  1981  rec. at Black Ark  2:12:54 (Pop‑up)
Creation Rebel  Chatti Mouth / Threat To Creation   Options Psychotic Jonkanoo  Static   1981    2:18:38 (Pop‑up)
Lee "Scratch" Perry Meets Bullwackie  Satan Dub   Options In Satan's Dub  ROIR  1990    2:25:54 (Pop‑up)
Trinity  Mohammed Ali   Options Three Piece Suit  Joe Gibbs Record Globe  1977    2:28:58 (Pop‑up)
Inner Circle  Addis-Abba Rock   Options Killer Dub  Top Ranking Sounds  1978  mixed by Prince Jammie; dub LP of the Jacob "Killer" Miller album  2:33:05 (Pop‑up)
King Tubby & Jacob Miller  Judgement Yard Dub   Options E-E Saw Dub  E-E Saw  1975  aka King Tubby Meets Jacob Miller In A Tenement Yard  2:36:08 (Pop‑up)
Jacob Miller  Tenement Yard   Options Tenement Yard  Jam Sounds  1976    2:39:15 (Pop‑up)
Upsetters  Waap You Waa   Options Double Seven  Trojan  1973    2:41:51 (Pop‑up)
Max Romeo  Let The Power Fall   Options Let The Power Fall  Dynamic Sounds  1971    2:45:06 (Pop‑up)

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Volcanic Activity  





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Max Romeo  Hammer & Sickle   Options Revelation Time / Hammer & Sickle 7"  Black World  1975    2:56:44 (Pop‑up)

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Avatar 6:25pm Flash Strap:

Hello Explorers! much heaviness in store
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:37pm Gary:

Avatar 6:43pm Flash Strap:

Avatar 6:43pm Flash Strap:

that Haitian set last night completely blew me away, brother. great show
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:45pm Gary:

I love that stuff -- I don't think I picked up a bad Haitian album at Record mart
Avatar 6:49pm Flash Strap:

still thinking about that Maestro Ernst Leandre cut, if i remember right
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:52pm Gary:

Yes! Mebbe I send some albums your e-way
Avatar 6:57pm Flash Strap:

I'd love it! all I've found so far is a download of Camionette that's pretty good

on another note, I look forward to checking out the archive of your recent reggae hour
Avatar 6:59pm hyde:

hi pals
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:59pm chresti:

Hi Flash! Looks like the party already started..
Avatar 6:59pm Flash Strap:

Hi Hyde!
Avatar 6:59pm Flash Strap:

Hi Chresti!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:00pm Gary:

Our man's got a two-hour buffer for his jungle surround sounds
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:01pm Carmichael:

Heya Mr. Strap and Flashers.
Avatar 7:01pm Flash Strap:

Hi Carmichael!
Avatar 7:04pm Flash Strap:

Simply magical, unbelievably massive session from Shepp. Among my very favorite of his works. Writing credit to Al Shorter, who appears on flugelhorn
Avatar 7:05pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Black Lives Matter
Avatar 7:05pm Flash Strap:

Lester Bowie on trumpet, Mohamed Ali on drums, Clifford Thornton on trombone, Bob Reid on bass. really exquisite
Avatar 7:05pm Flash Strap:

Hi Rev! Yes
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:09pm Doug Schulkind:

Flash Strap on the decks. Thank heavens!
Avatar 7:09pm Frog Mover:

Hey y'all! Psyched for another righteous room
Avatar 7:09pm Flash Strap:

wow. Bobby Few stirring up a storm on piano
Avatar 7:10pm Flash Strap:

Hi Doug! Hi Froggy
Avatar 7:11pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Distinct & delicious.
  7:13pm Martinibomb:

Hello Flash Strap!
Avatar 7:13pm Flash Strap:

i believe this is the same sessions that produced Pitchin' Can. Recorded in France
Avatar 7:13pm Flash Strap:

Hello Martinibomb!
Avatar 7:14pm Flash Strap:

@frog: you end up watching that Last Poets movie? curious how it is
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:17pm Aitch:

Archie doing some serious exploring
  7:17pm Martinibomb:

I always like this show it's good - thanks for playing awesome music
Avatar 7:17pm Frog Mover:

Planning to after the show my friend! Perfect primer
Avatar 7:17pm northguineahills:

Shepping it!
Avatar 7:18pm Flash Strap:

Hi Aitch, NGH!
Avatar 7:19pm northguineahills:

There's a Last Poets movie?!!! To the Googles!
Avatar 7:19pm Flash Strap:

it is my unbelievable pleasure, Martini
Avatar 7:19pm Flash Strap:

@NGH: news to me too!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:20pm chresti:

I agree with MB^
Avatar 7:21pm Frog Mover:

Right On! Last Poets film on the MOMA site. Tonight's the last night I think, just heard yesterday www.moma.org...
Avatar 7:21pm Frog Mover:

Might be other places too
Avatar 7:21pm just julia:

i, too, am jazzed to check out this last poets film, tonight's the night!
Avatar 7:21pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

So - *you* play this long & keep it relevant...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:22pm Gary:

Last Poets Party!
Avatar 7:22pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

I'm in.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:22pm Doug Schulkind:

How odd. I was just holding the Right On! lp in my hands about 90 minutes ago.
Avatar 7:22pm northguineahills:

doing the unverse's good work, Frog Mover!
Avatar 7:23pm Flash Strap:

Hi Just Julia!
Avatar 7:24pm Frog Mover:

Wow this is amazing!
  7:24pm Martinibomb:

oooh very nice
Avatar 7:25pm Flash Strap:

really incredible, harrowing piece from Mimaroglu
Avatar 7:25pm northguineahills:

Mimaroglu! (my favorite former director of music from Columbia U!)
Avatar 7:26pm Flash Strap:

a good fave to have NGH
Avatar 7:27pm Flash Strap:

liner notes to this release: folkways-media.si.edu...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:30pm Little Danny:

heya Flash, friends
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:31pm Little Danny:

This is totally new to me and fantastic
Avatar 7:31pm Flash Strap:

Hi LD! it's incredibly intense
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:32pm doctorjazz:

Hi. Great opening!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:32pm Little Danny:

Intense indeed
Avatar 7:33pm Flash Strap:

hi Doc!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:40pm Aitch:

Bloody 'ell
Avatar 7:40pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

It's a fucking horrorshow alright.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:42pm Little Danny:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:42pm doctorjazz:

Oh MAN!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:43pm doctorjazz:

Avatar 7:43pm Flash Strap:

vocal sounds a bit like lou reed here: "give me power now now"
Avatar 7:44pm northguineahills:

can't believe I haven't heard that Mimaroglu. Thanks, Evan!

He quit Columbia once they enacted a smoking indoors band (he was a notorious chain-smoker).
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:44pm chresti:

Live it up!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:44pm Gary:

Fuckin great
Avatar 7:44pm Flash Strap:

@NGH: of all the reasons! he is so incredible
Avatar 7:45pm Flash Strap:

this KIng Iwah just one of the most uplifting things i've ever heard
Avatar 7:46pm northguineahills:

Doug can answer this question, as anyone over the years interviewed Ilhan Mimaroglu at WFMU. I think I've would have heard of such.

I got my Turkish friend, who creates electro-acoutic micro house, into Mimaroglu.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:49pm chresti:

Good news about DACA
Avatar 7:50pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Sort of. 5-4 SCOTUS - on lawyerly grounds of incompetence. Said perhaps they laid out the way it ought to be submitted to get thru...altho' Drumpf probly won't have time the term, fwiw...
Avatar 7:51pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

*this term
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:56pm coelacanth∅:

greetings Evan and Explorers
Avatar 7:58pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Fecking love this song.
Avatar 7:58pm Flash Strap:

Hi Coelacanth!
Avatar 7:59pm Flash Strap:

me too rev
Avatar 8:00pm Flash Strap:

one of the finest and most out-there of Norman Whitfield's productions
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:00pm chresti:

This either a different version or sounds different through my ear buds, great.
Avatar 8:01pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Very MaggotBrain kinda feel of late...somehow...
Avatar 8:02pm Flash Strap:

@chresti: he previously produced a highly psychedelic 4-minute version for the Temptations; Whitfield often used Und. Truth to push those Temptations tracks even further
Avatar 8:02pm geezerette:

Been watching a collection of films on criterionchannel.com under heading 'Black Lives". Evan, your show tonight is musical equivalent. One more reason to love the island of sanity called WFMU.
Avatar 8:03pm Flash Strap:

Geezerette! wonderful to see you again my friend
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:04pm chresti:

You said it, geez!
Avatar 8:04pm geezerette:

Same! :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:05pm coelacanth∅:

the temps' hit single was the first (new) 45 i ever bought with my own money
Avatar 8:05pm Flash Strap:

not sure of it's part of that collection specifically, but the Channel also just added a bunch of jazz age shorts that are incredible – the Louis Armstrong short "A Rhapsody in Black and Blue" is incredibly funky, highly recommended; predicts aspects of Funkadelic and Sun Ra in a very interesting way and features an outrageous performance from Armstrong
Avatar 8:05pm geezerette:

Hi, Chresti!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:06pm coelacanth∅:

hey geez!
Avatar 8:06pm northguineahills:

thanks, geezerette (i forgot they had a site).
Avatar 8:07pm TDK60:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:07pm coelacanth∅:

rest in peace Bonnie Pointer
Avatar 8:08pm Flash Strap:

this Pointer Sisters album blew me away the first time I heard it, had no idea they went this hard; respect&love to listener Jay who recently inspired me to pull it out again
Avatar 8:09pm Flash Strap:

hello TDK! how goes
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:09pm chresti:

It must be that I've not listened via ear attachments, hearing a lot of bonus sounds compared to boombox speakers. @flash
Avatar 8:09pm Flash Strap:

god they're beyond incredible here
Avatar 8:11pm Flash Strap:

@chresti: good speakers / 'phones make such a huge difference, the legends are true
Avatar 8:12pm Flash Strap:

tho i must say many of my most sacred music experiences were on a portable tape player or shitty car stereo; they just weren't hi-fidelitous
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:12pm doctorjazz:

Man, if you just know the Pointer's hits...
Avatar 8:12pm geezerette:

Hiya, Coel!
Evan@8:05, One of those shorts has Armstrong in a crazy "jungle" costume which is utterly erased by his brilliance.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:12pm chresti:

I like the Pointer's Neutron Dance.
Avatar 8:13pm Flash Strap:

@G: i thought of it more as an proto-afrofuturist thing - that whole set has huge arkestra vibes
Avatar 8:13pm just julia:

holy moly
Avatar 8:14pm Frog Mover:

@flash also worth noting that the dream world in the Louis Armstrong short is called Jazzmania!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:15pm chresti:

That's for sure, just julia
Avatar 8:15pm geezerette:

Saw the Pointer Sisters a lifetime ago at the Troubadour. Unforgettable.
Avatar 8:17pm jaywbabcock:

Just got here. What a playlist!
Avatar 8:18pm Flash Strap:

Hiya Jay - that Pointer Sisters was for you pal
Avatar 8:19pm Flash Strap:

Gloria Taylor's work with Walter Whisenhunt is so mystical and deep
Avatar 8:21pm geezerette:

@Evan: Good way of looking at it, but given historical context, usual unconscious racism.
Avatar 8:23pm geezerette:

Great music! What a playlist!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:23pm WR:

Great show Evan! Busy with work and eating take out tacos so not keeping up with the comments. Greetings all!
Avatar 8:25pm Flash Strap:

I think it was pretty flagrant racism on the part of the white production, yeah; on the other hand I feel like Armstrong was going for his own thing there and may have succeeded to a degree. it's pretty controversial
Avatar 8:25pm Flash Strap:

hi WR!
Avatar 8:26pm Flash Strap:

this one is MONSTROUS
  8:26pm Quinn:

Hello, I’m so glad to be here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:27pm chresti:

TDK60, did you watch any of the PSAs on the NY Attorney General website?
Avatar 8:27pm Flash Strap:

Hi Quinn! very glad to have you
Avatar 8:28pm TDK60:

Hi Chresti; do you mean public service announcements?
Avatar 8:28pm Flash Strap:

hadn't heard this ZZ Hill till a couple weeks ago & can't get this song out of my mind. what a funk attack
Avatar 8:29pm Flash Strap:

he also did an album with Swamp Dogg that I need to get more acquainted with
Avatar 8:29pm geezerette:

It's great!
Avatar 8:31pm Flash Strap:

"this world infested with boys" is such a line
Avatar 8:32pm Flash Strap:

Clinton in really fine voice here. sounding SO young
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:33pm chresti:

Yes,TDK, from the place that had the live feed, that you posted earlier. I haven't watched any..
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:33pm Uncle Michael:

Avatar 8:34pm TDK60:

No, Chresti but I just finished watching hours of testimony; yesterday too.
Avatar 8:34pm Flash Strap:

Hello beloved Uncle
Avatar 8:35pm Flash Strap:

Speaking of being in fine voice: Cooke is so perfect here. Perfection
Avatar 8:36pm northguineahills:

@Evan: (when is he not?) Hadn't heard his version of this....
Avatar 8:37pm Flash Strap:

when is he not indeed. voice of an angel, flawless execution every time
Avatar 8:37pm Frog Mover:

Oh this legend!
Avatar 8:39pm just julia:

bless that scream
Avatar 8:39pm Flash Strap:

@frog, JJ: apocalyptically good performance from the one & only Baby, devastating and chaotic
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:41pm Uncle Michael:

I love that Curtis could produce a record and have it not sound like a Curtis record.
Avatar 8:41pm Flash Strap:

this version has made it hard to fully commit to other, more measured & respectful renditions. It's just pure power
Avatar 8:42pm Flash Strap:

@UM: I agree – you can tell what a big difference he made as far as making this record work but it really doesn't sound like any other Curtis records I know
Avatar 8:43pm Flash Strap:

the monologue.... my god
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:43pm chresti:

Watching the hour testimony reminded me that I might want to to learn sign language soon, TDK60
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:44pm passiflora:

I've been enjoying this very much
Avatar 8:45pm Flash Strap:

hi passiflora! me too my friend
Avatar 8:47pm TDK60:

..would be good to learn, must not be easy.
Avatar 8:47pm northguineahills:

wow, a Curtis prod (sounds like it).
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:48pm Uncle Michael:

SHY-lites...as in Chi-cago
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:50pm Uncle Michael:

I'm guessing it only has to do with growing up after they were ubiquitous hitmakers, Flash.
  8:50pm CC:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:52pm melinda:

hi everyone
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:52pm Franco Twinkie:

Avatar 8:52pm TDK60:

Franco, take a seat.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:53pm Franco Twinkie:

Don't mind if I do!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:53pm Uncle Michael:

take a knee...take the stand...take the fifth
  8:54pm CC:

Take a number..!..
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:54pm Franco Twinkie:

Take a hit, take a crap, take a bath, take a nap.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:55pm Uncle Michael:

take a flier
Avatar 8:55pm geezerette:

  8:55pm CC:

Take it away Flash!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:55pm chresti:

Whenever I watch any news lately, I put it on mute, and watch the signer, if there is one, and closed captioned.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:55pm WR:

I'll take a shot from that fifth.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:56pm Franco Twinkie:

Geezer!!! I miss you.
Avatar 8:56pm Flash Strap:

Ya caught my young ass there, UM
Avatar 8:56pm Flash Strap:

Hi Franco, CC!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:57pm Uncle Michael:

It pays to be old...sometimes.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:57pm Franco Twinkie:

Avatar 8:57pm Frog Mover:

This is a lovely stinger
Avatar 8:58pm geezerette:

Chresti, I do that too!

Franco, likewise!
Avatar 8:59pm Flash Strap:

but UM, I feel old and no one pays me yet
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:59pm Franco Twinkie:

I'm gonna pop a Red Stripe and eat some sushi. Be right back!
Avatar 8:59pm Flash Strap:

@Frog Mo': i'm stung
Avatar 9:01pm Flash Strap:

"watch up your hammer / sharpen up your sickle"
Avatar 9:01pm Flash Strap:

Max Romeo is so good man
Avatar 9:02pm Frog Mover:

He commands!
Avatar 9:03pm Flash Strap:

possibly Dillinger's first recording as Dillinger - very early
Avatar 9:04pm Flash Strap:

Lee Perry gave him the name, in fact, iirc
Avatar 9:09pm TDK60:

Franco, I had pancakes for dinner.
Avatar 9:10pm Flash Strap:

these are some very early dub albums here
Avatar 9:14pm Flash Strap:

Ras Michael's records always have nicely featured guitar, something I really appreciate in his productions
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:15pm Franco Twinkie:

Pancakes! With toppings?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:16pm chresti:

I love this top rankin set, Flash.
Avatar 9:16pm TDK60:

Yeh, organic maple syrup, bananas, raspberries. Buckwheat.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:18pm Franco Twinkie:

I think I would have preferred that to sushi.
Avatar 9:20pm TDK60:

Great tracks Flash. / Yeh, every once in a while I have breakfast for dinner!
Avatar 9:20pm Flash Strap:

thanks Chresti, TDK!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:22pm Uncle Michael:

save me and Gary a little reggae, man!
Avatar 9:23pm Flash Strap:

I'll try! fumbling desperately as I attempt to not use up all the reggae
Avatar 9:23pm TDK60:

What great punchy bass on this Creation Rebel.
Avatar 9:24pm Flash Strap:

is your reggae show tomorrow, UM? i've lost track of the schedule
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:24pm chresti:

There's plenty to go around, UM.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:24pm Uncle Michael:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:25pm coelacanth∅:

there are 3 more vats in the cellar, if you can break into it
Avatar 9:25pm Flash Strap:

@UM: damn that'll be a treat!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:25pm chresti:

An all day dance party tomorrow!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:26pm Uncle Michael:

was this ROIR release originally cassette only?
Avatar 9:27pm Flash Strap:

i believe so, yeah - is this a whopping 7-hour show you're about to do? heroic
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:27pm Uncle Michael:

yessir...let's not mistake recklessness for heroism
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:28pm coelacanth∅:

you're adding the voices Evan? there are no voices on my version, everything else identical, so far
Avatar 9:28pm TDK60:

U.M. Yeh ROIR was all tapes then. Early Bad Brains LP.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:28pm Uncle Michael:

Coel said "version" heh
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:28pm chresti:

Lee Perry, I've only scratched the surface, there's so much more.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:29pm Little Danny:

Avatar 9:29pm burke:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:29pm Uncle Michael:

Scratch's new album is great!
Avatar 9:30pm Flash Strap:

@C; no they're on my version
Avatar 9:30pm Flash Strap:

which one, UM? is that Life of Plants?
Avatar 9:30pm Flash Strap:

hi Burke!
Avatar 9:31pm Flash Strap:

this whole Trinity LP is as fine an album as can exist
Avatar 9:31pm Flash Strap:

@chresti: it's endless
Avatar 9:32pm TDK60:

You're unleashing them tonight Flash.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:32pm Uncle Michael:

Rainford, from last year
  9:33pm CC:

Experience the experience!!!
Avatar 9:33pm Flash Strap:

that one is great! I think he has a new one since then too
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:34pm Uncle Michael:

looks like it
Avatar 9:34pm Flash Strap:

Life of Plants produced by Peaking Lights - very interesting experiment
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:35pm coelacanth∅:

weird. the track was identical otherwise. it's on an unmarked cd the person made it for me said was from a cassette and when the web came i tracked it down to the album "Lee "scratch" Perry meets Bullwackie".
...no voices.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:36pm Ike:

This is cool.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:36pm Uncle Michael:

Thousands of Jamaican records had the instrumental track on the flip...the "version"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:37pm coelacanth∅:

of course. just the rest of the track listing matched that album.
Avatar 9:37pm Flash Strap:

@C: that seems pretty likely, dub often varies from release to release, they could have either added or subtracted those voices for a subsequent issuance
Avatar 9:37pm Flash Strap:

Hi Ike!
  9:37pm CC:

I can hear words in my head!!!...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:38pm coelacanth∅:

(...it still has the singing, just not the sample of a newscaster's voice, or whatever that was)
Avatar 9:38pm TDK60:

What a classic.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:39pm coelacanth∅:

Flash @9.37 you're right. probably just a different issue.
Avatar 9:39pm Frog Mover:

He's a rocker!
Avatar 9:40pm Flash Strap:

@C: if i knew the discrepancy existed I'd have sorted it all out beforehand in the sake of interest, but alas i'm at a loss
Avatar 9:40pm geezerette:

Definitely heard some breif Dr. Who quotes!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:40pm Aitch:

Loving this Jamaicany stuff, I was terrified earlier. Quite the show Mr Strap
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:41pm coelacanth∅:

i'm just always curious about things like that!
sorry; i'm a geek.
Avatar 9:41pm Flash Strap:

ah, grazi, aitch
Avatar 9:42pm Flash Strap:

me too C. believe me i'm on the level with ya
Avatar 9:42pm geezerette:

oh god...i before e rule violation.. :(
Avatar 9:42pm Flash Strap:

i think it's like a press conference from a PNC bank rep btw, very satanic and banal
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:43pm coelacanth∅:

...and of course i should never be surprised with Lee Perry. he milked everything he ever did after all!
  9:43pm CC:

I heard today that if you're crazy and have a bald head and type A blood you might be more susceptible to the virus???
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:44pm chresti:

Perry recycles sounds constantly, masterfully.
Ha geez.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:44pm coelacanth∅:

("A#1 crazy baldhead"?)
Avatar 9:45pm TDK60:

..choice cuts. we'll have ya back, Flash.
Avatar 9:45pm geezerette:

Whadda show Evan!!! Thanks!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:46pm Doug Schulkind:

Oh how I love Killer Miller!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:46pm Uncle Michael:

Waap You Waa kicked ass.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:47pm Aitch:

I'll be finding that Ilhan Mimaroglu from the start of show, intense.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:50pm chresti:

Thanks Flash!
Niney the Observer is another favorite.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:51pm coelacanth∅:

chresti @9.44 ya for sure
  9:53pm CC:

I don't know if I ever mentioned it but you have a very nice voice Flash!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:53pm Little Danny:

Thank you Evan!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:54pm Little Danny:

Hope y'all will join me under the volcano one island over: wfmu.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:54pm Uncle Michael:

Thanks, Flash
Avatar 9:54pm burke:

Thanks great show!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:55pm Uncle Michael:

four hours of dance party
  9:55pm CC:

I haven't been able to dance good ever since I took LSD???
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:55pm Doug Schulkind:

Uncle Michael is going to play seven hours of reggae, but he's going to squeeze it into four hours.
Avatar 9:56pm Flash Strap:

haha sorry UM, I always screw these things up one way or another
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:57pm Uncle Michael:

Avatar 9:57pm Flash Strap:

Thanks everyone, this evening has been my pleasure and I'm blessed to have shared it with you
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:58pm coelacanth∅:

Thanks Flash! take care
Avatar 9:58pm Flash Strap:

oops cutting out a few minutes early tonight
Avatar 9:58pm Flash Strap:

much love, a fond goodnight
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:09pm WR:

Thank you for the show. Got too busy with work to be able to pay close attention to the reggae set, will listen later. Peace!
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