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Artist Track Album Label Format Comments New Approx. start time
Baume  diary of a young woman   Options     Single    *   0:00:00 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
la femme  le vide est ton nouveau   Options mystere          0:03:04 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
brigid mae power  not yours to own   Options head above water        *   0:07:12 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
selda  Gesi Baglari   Options bearded ladies vol 1 v/a          0:10:25 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
wilma archer  decades (featuring laura groves & samuel t herring)   Options a western circular        *   0:13:53 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
alice coltrane  spiritual eternal   Options eternity          0:19:46 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
matias aguayo  ay ay ay   Options ay ay ay          0:22:04 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
angela munoz  can i get your name   Options introspection        *   0:28:36 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
 
Nara Leão  Canção Do Terra   Options nara          0:35:54 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
brazilian girls  l'interprete   Options new york city          0:38:13 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
anne briggs  blackwater side   Options anne briggs          0:40:33 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
eki shola  blue light   Options essential        *   0:44:17 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
the garifuna collective  black catbird   Options a guide to the birdsong of mexico, central america and the caribbean v/a  shika shika      *   0:47:01 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
gal costa  baby   Options gal costa          0:49:51 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
grouper  holding   Options ruins          0:54:59 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
 
calvin keys  aunt lovey   Options black jazz radio v/a          1:06:28 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
dr john  glowin'   Options baylon          1:12:41 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
haruomi hosono  shambala signal   Options paraiso          1:18:14 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
john makin & friends  no lie   Options Uneven Paths: Deviant Pop From Europe 1980-1991          1:23:28 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
tim maia  gostava tanto de voce   Options 70's samba soul          1:28:59 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
 
christophe  label obscur   Options bevilacqua      thanks listener vincent    1:40:08 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
scritti politti  the sweetest girl (demo)   Options nme/ rough trade c81          1:43:37 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
24 carat black  i'm coming back feat princess hearn   Options III        *   1:49:27 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
ARLT & Thomas Bonvalet  grand fille   Options ARLT & Thomas Bonvalet          1:57:12 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
jason joshua  la vida es fria   Options penrose records vol 1        *   1:59:49 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Joe Bataan With Los Fulanos  mestizo   Options king of latin soul          2:03:18 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
 
secos y molhados  amor   Options brazil 70 v/a new directions in brazilian music in the 1970's          2:13:39 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
Jackie Mittoo  west of the sun   Options     7"      2:15:25 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
a certain ratio  tumba rhumba   Options B Sides and Rarities          2:18:46 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
aksak maboul  spleen'tique   Options figures        *   2:21:19 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
cassiano  calçada   Options Apresentamos Nosso Cassiano          2:27:00 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
john cale & terry riley  the protege   Options church of anthrax          2:30:51 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
brigette fontaine  Je Suis Inadaptée   Options brigitte fontaine est...folle          2:33:40 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
 
can  sing swan song   Options ege baymasi          2:39:31 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
19 Gadi Pirms Sākuma  kurmja deja   Options 19 years before the beginning          2:43:40 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
erykah badu  turn me away ( get MuNNY)   Options New Amerykah: Part Two (Return Of The Ankh)          2:47:13 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
dukes of chutney  little war ( featuring wovette)   Options hazel        *   2:52:58 (MP3 | Pop‑up)
broadcast  one hour empire   Options Pendulum EP          2:58:59 (MP3 | Pop‑up)


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Listener comments!

Avatar 9:01am Trouble:

good morning thursday!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:01am Handy Haversack:

Good morning, Trouble and all the Troubled.
Avatar 9:02am Jennica:

Good Morning!!!!!!!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:03am David (in London):

Greetings you krazy kats.
Trouble, Handy, Jennica.
Avatar 9:03am TDK60:

Good morning Trouble.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:03am WoodsOfNH:

Oh dear...I just stumbled onto a video of Donny & Marie Osmond doing "Reelin' In The Years." Clearly I need to not do that again.
  9:04am prudy:

lovely opener Trouble...morning all...
Avatar 9:05am Jennica:

lovely tune

and where did my Good Morn' comment go? lost?
Avatar 9:07am Trouble:

opening cut by band 'baume' is a brand new collaboration between WFMU's own dj's samantha and scott williams!
  9:07am ami ad:

Hello DJ. Hello all. Chirps and cheers from brooklyn,ny.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:12am Handy Haversack:

Huh, weird, the playlist page disappeared for me and would load only as a blank screen -- on two machines and in two browsers -- for the last ~10 mins.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:12am CHUCK ROAST:

Good morning, all.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:13am Irene Trudel:

Good Trouble to you all, starting the day just right.
Avatar 9:13am Jennica:

Baume - NICE

Handy - moi aussi
  9:13am ami ad:

technical playlist difficulties here too.
Avatar 9:13am Strandlund:

Nothing but Trouble...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:13am melinda:

Morning Trouble and all! @Handy same here
Avatar 9:13am Jennica:

Daivd(iL) - was thinking of booking a short trip to London next summer.. will decide after my move next week.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:13am melinda:

Nice art.
  9:14am Beer Owl:

just have a beer then..
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:14am melinda:

I missed the Baume.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:14am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Good Trouble
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:14am Handy Haversack:

David, parcels have begun to reach destinations in these United States, so hopefully yours won't be too laggard.

Glad it wasn't just me, all!
  9:14am ami ad:

@Jennica:Yea,most movers like beers. Morning.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:15am melinda:

@Woods haha
Avatar 9:15am Trouble:

weird, i am not having any problems with the accuplaylist as a user or viewer
Avatar 9:16am Jennica:

@ami ad - giving them the $ you told me to
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:16am karlward:

Where do I find Baume?
  9:16am Bill W:

Bonjour, all. A certain orange humanoid just suggested delaying this fall's election. Get ready to fight in November (and December).
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:16am Priscilla:

Take a look at Kerry James Marshall's birds! www.davidzwirner.com...
  9:16am prudy:

had same issues Handy...
  9:17am prudy:

Bill W: I knew it would come to this...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:17am Adrian in London:

Ah, there we are. The playlist wasn't;t loading for me for a while. Hello trouble, loved the La Femme track.
  9:18am ami ad:

@Jennica:only if they are nice to you,an offer of water/coffee(beer at the end) and snacks,can make the day go smoother for all. keep safe .
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:18am David (in London):

Yeah, Comments Board went down for me too.

Handy, great stuff. Will let you know when it turns up.
Jennica, well, good stuff. When you're here it would be my pleasure to buy you a drink in ye olde English tavern.

Hey Adrian.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:18am Ken From Hyde Park:

Good morning, dears. The playlist wasn't loading for me a while ago. It was just blank. On my Android phone app, the comment icon was gray before and it's now blue like normal.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:19am David (in London):

Afternoon Rev.
Avatar 9:20am Jennica:

@ami ad - thank you - I will do what you say.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:21am David (in London):

Ami ad, hello.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:21am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Drumpf wants to stay POTUS & out of prison I reckon & all bets are off in Election after his 1st term. Nothing to lose going full Dictator's Handbook.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:21am Phin The Hyooman:

Oh wow... Wilma Archer. This is one of those jams that makes me stop working just so I can come to the playlist and figure out who it is.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:21am efd:

someone mentioned on Twitter about 10 minutes ago that they weren't able to get to the playlist, but it worked OK for me when I went to the homepage and clicked through. Maybe a temporary glitch somewhere down the line?
Avatar 9:21am Jennica:

@David(iL) thanks... will keep you looped in... will have my 5'11" Little Man and/or my wild brother w/ me, most likely.
Avatar 9:22am Really Lisa:

Hello Trouble and all.
Moving in a few weeks, borrowing the advice above, and wishing you well, Jennica.
Avatar 9:22am dougseidel:

fantastic organ sound right now
  9:22am ami ad:

@David (in London): Hi,trying to help Jennica a bit,so she could make the move,and head to London next summer. cheerio.
  9:22am kevlicki:

Hi trouble and all,
Comments is working on my iPhone with the latest os.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:22am Adrian in London:

@edf I think that was me but it's fine now. Unless you can't read this reply…
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:23am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Reminded again of Alice / Ra similarities.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:24am Corey:

@Rev Rabbit Was thinking the same! Jumped on the playlist to see who it was. Good jam.
Avatar 9:24am Jennica:

Really Lisa! Thanks. xoxo
  9:25am ami ad:

movers are people(mostly),customers are people(mostly),be nice to them,they'll be nice to you. stress levels,down.
Avatar 9:26am Trouble:

yes@priscilla, i saw that. kerry james marshall is so fabulous, always thinking and always amazing
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:26am WoodsOfNH:

Every time I hear Alice Coltrane I think, "Why don't I own more Alice Coltrane?" Probably should do something about that.
  9:26am ami ad:

Veto2020?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:26am WoodsOfNH:

@RRNov63 Yep. Now he's calling for a delay in the election. Lovely.
Avatar 9:27am βrian:

I just know Simon's cat is going to knock over that plant.
Avatar 9:27am Jennica:

@ami ad - I'm extra nice... some "too cool" people think I'm nutty b/c of it... and I don't care...I'm nice to them too.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:28am Passaic River Blues:

@Priscilla: thank you so much for that link!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:28am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Corey do you know Destination Out! on the Drummer stream Sunday mornings? Adventurous Jazz in sizeable portions.
Avatar 9:28am Trouble:

please remember that drump doesn't have a clue about anything: he can not delay the elections. it's not how the constitution works... of course a document about which he knows nothing...
  9:28am queems:

love matias aguayo
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:28am efd:

@Adrian I can read it! Thanks for confirming (and for mentioning the issue).
  9:30am kevlicki:

Trouble, we’re talking about someone that doesn’t give a damn about the constitution...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:30am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Fair & democrats
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:30am Adrian in London:

This set is amazing! Love this Angela Munoz track.
  9:30am ami ad:

@Jennica:Yea,i hear being nice works much. keep it going,i have plenty to learn. thanksy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:31am YETI BOB:

Hi Trouble, RevRab, Jennica, HandyH, everyone! Just woke up, glad to be here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:31am Corey:

@Rev Rabbit Have not gone down the Drummer rabbit hole (excuse the pun). Will check it out! An embarrassment of riches this radio station.
  9:31am ami ad:

National Capitalism is Not The Answer.
Avatar 9:32am Jennica:

YETI BOB! Yay!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:32am David (in London):

Hello Monsieur Yeti le Bob.
Avatar 9:32am βrian:

One beautiful thing about the Drummer Stream is that there are no FCC restrictions.
Avatar 9:33am TDK60:

I've been hearing that rank 'n' file military, many black and brown, are antsy about things. May be why that top general Milley recently "walked back" his participation in the Lafayette Park triumphal walk. Interesting and something you won't hear much about on the News.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:33am Handy Haversack:

ami, when a friend was moving out of BK a few years back (splitter!), it was on one of these gruesomely hot summer days. I showed up to help out, but he also had movers, super nice guys who dealt with the conditions with good spirit. My friend went to the store to get Gatorades for everyone -- and only when getting back realized it was Ramadan and these guys had been doing all the work without even water! They took the Gatorades for later.

Yeti Bob!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:33am WoodsOfNH:

@Trouble True. And he seems to think that there's a difference between Universal Mail-In Voting and Absentee Voting. Either that or it's more gaslighting. Hard to tell anymore.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:34am karlward:

Trouble: tell us where to find Baume!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:35am CHUCK ROAST:

I expect that the incumbent Republican senators running for re-election will throw big Donald under the bus very soon.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:35am Brian in New Orleans:

Checkin in from New Orleans a "chilly" 83
Avatar 9:36am βrian:

"Boam," typically.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:36am YETI BOB:

aha, so not the French band "Baume" on Bandcamp
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:36am PaulRobeson1920:

Greeetings Ya’ll. Beautiful day!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:36am PaulRobeson1920:

Greeetings Ya’ll. Beautiful day!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:37am Handy Haversack:

Trouble, did you say where Angela Munoz is from?
Avatar 9:37am Trouble:

@handy: angela munoz is from LA
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:38am Ken From Hyde Park:

We need Isaias to take aim at Mar-A-Lago for us.
Avatar 9:38am Trouble:

linearlabsmusic.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:38am Handy Haversack:

Thanks! Kate was very into the track and pressed me for more info!
  9:38am ami ad:

@Handy Haversack:Many movers are dumb too. It's a really hard job,from all directions,aspects,most movers just want to get it over with,professionaly,get the tip,and go home.
(sit,smoke,drink,life)(maybe a female friend). work to live,don't live to work.
  9:39am Bill W:

It's true that that drump cannot legally delay the election. He has federal troops kidnapping protestors off the street, and he "can't" do that either.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:40am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Damn tracFone...
Bluntly - fair & democratic small D elections are the enemy of the Republican Party - as demographics are against them. This election is especially Drumpf's enemy - as he f*cked the pandemic response 1000% trying to appeal to his cult - & the economy has turned completely upside down.
& Murikans vote their wallets.
So - he'll throw any obstacle - & any shade on the Election he can from his shady Artlessness of the Deal Mein Drumpf manual he can Con. Stormtrooper photo ops - gutting & disabling the USPS against mail ballots - any scam @ all.
He'll have to be dragged twittering & raving & dogwhistling to the KKK from the Oval Office.
Bum rush that Vote.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:41am YETI BOB:

@ami: Last time I moved the guys who we hired were terrific. Industriuous, careful, and clever. Our box-spring wasn't going to go up the spiral staircase, they tied a rope to it and hauled it up outside the building and into a bedroom window! Never thought it would work, but it did. Those guys got a big tip.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:42am Ken From Hyde Park:

@YB - Lucky you had a large enough window.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:43am YETI BOB:

What a beautiful set to wake up to! Wish I had gotten up a few minutes earlier to hear Alice Coltrane. But this is lovely.
  9:44am Rachel Bo Bachel:

Love Anne Briggs! <3
  9:44am ami ad:

@YETI BOB:Yea,nice. moving can be very challenging,never know who's behind the door in the morning,or what they got. on the spot solutions a plenty. last job,a month ago we got zero $ tip. americaca.
Avatar 9:44am Trouble:

request: can we tamp down the apocalyptic speech here today. can't handle it...it seems like the heat has taken away my last straw of coping
Avatar 9:45am TDK60:

Bill W. I've read those aren't "federal troops" (as in military) but mostly federal police of various branches - borders, marshals, etc. (May be some Coast Guard who are military.)
  9:46am Emily:

You’re making me weep from the beauty and sorrow of the wisdom and woe
  9:47am Yes please::

Thank you Trouble, I second that. Woofmoo is my ESCAPE from politics and everything else to try to destress... seriously... sheesh
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:47am WoodsOfNH:

@Trouble Does that mean I should just bust out the cocktails 5 hours early? ;-)
Avatar 9:47am Trouble:

good morning emily!
Avatar 9:47am Really Lisa:

Clicky star question.. anyone else experience the disappearance of clicked clicky stars? I had 4 songs faved and now they're not.
Avatar 9:47am βrian:

Well, it's gorgioso here on the isthmus. Sunny and 72 degrees. So there's that.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:48am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Anne Briggs subject of Richard Thompson's 'Bee's Wing' ?
Seems almost legendary.
Avatar 9:48am TDK60:

Will do, Trouble! The music is fine..
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:48am Handy Haversack:

Trouble, we have a white-haired, green-eyed cat, Lulu. She is an absolute diva. The sort of being that makes the air molecules around her more interesting.

We try to imagine putting a wig and bandana on her, and our imaginations just fail. She'd never stand for it!

But the temptation is there, thanks to you ...
  9:49am Yes please:

I mean I could just ignore the comments and often do, but it's nice to get the community feeling & the jokes sometimes ya know
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:49am Handy Haversack:

Really Lisa, yes, and on WAB this morning. It *seems* like doing it a second time in both cases made them persistent, but I don't know: correlation, causation, etc.
  9:49am ami ad:

All
Cats
Are
Beautiful
...
Avatar 9:49am Trouble:

sounds gorgeous @ handy. white haired cats and dogs are often deaf, isnt' that weird? it's some peculiar link in their coloring and hearing dna
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:50am WoodsOfNH:

@Handy As a person who writes software for a living, I'll make this statement: Software Is Evil.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:50am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

@ReallyLisa: Yeah! I find I've clicked them & they don't show yellow sometimes - but do say I've faced them still. I'm tapping a tracFone on stolen WiFi so often dont mention stuff...
Avatar 9:52am βrian:

I'll grant that javascript is evil, but software in general? Just depends.
Avatar 9:52am Trouble:

I am not necessarily asking for an escape from politics. i want to make my breath do the work of those who can't. i don't want to explode with futuristic predictions that could or could not come to realization.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:52am YETI BOB:

I've heard about white cats being deaf, but I've known several white cats and they all had normal hearing. So maybe it's not that prevalent. (Or I just have a small sample size).
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:52am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

*faved
Avatar 9:52am Really Lisa:

Thanks, Handy H. I get over-clicky sometimes.
And RevRNov63 ty too. They just reappeared! A summer heatwave overtaxed work from home browser miracle. Exhalinggggg now...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:53am WoodsOfNH:

Gal Costa gets automatic clicky-star
Avatar 9:53am Trouble:

i can't ignore the comments, as they are sometimes directed to me @yes please.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:53am Adrian in London:

Hitting the clicky stars so much today I'm getting RSI
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:53am YETI BOB:

βrian: Woods is 100% right (all software is evil) but I don't want to get into it too much. (I also do programming for a living ... sometimes)
Avatar 9:54am βrian:

@Adrian: proper protocol dictates one use one's nose.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:54am melinda:

I like Gal Costa
  9:54am Yes please:

@ Trouble-- ah sorry, didn't mean to imply I was speaking for you as well. Anyway back to the lovely music. Have a good day all
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:55am Handy Haversack:

@Trouble, with white-haired cats, I have heard the deafness gene travels with the blue-eyes gene, so if you have a green-eyed white cat, they are less likely to be deaf. Lulu certainly is not. She can hear us talking about her from two rooms away!

She was actually on television! A show called Louie (w/creepy Louis C. K.). First season filmed in our neighborhood, and Lulu was a deli cat at the time. She has a speaking part!
  9:55am ami ad:

i programmed my self to want to smoke every hour or more,trying to erase that code.
Avatar 9:56am βrian:

As the bird guy says, "Hear our cris rauques !"

Or some such.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:56am WoodsOfNH:

I had Gal Costa's India playing at work early this year. Also had some software that displayed my phone as a window on my screen. Sort of forgot what I was doing, came back from getting coffee and saw the cover 'art.' Oops. I took it down.

Great record tho!!!
  9:56am ami ad:

gotta go outside for a few minutes...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:56am Handy Haversack:

(Stars still fading out, Really Lisa.)
Avatar 9:57am Trouble:

very cool @handy
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:57am YETI BOB:

@Trouble: glad to take a break from the apocalpyse-a-thon.

@HH: I had a bit of nautical adventure yesterday evening. Took the 2-man kayak out on Lake Michigan for the first time!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:58am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

You know - outrage & exhaustion are part of the playbook. If we don't fall for it - doesn't mean we're abandoning the field. : )
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:58am PaulRobeson1920:

@melinda me too, baby
Avatar 9:58am Really Lisa:

Handy yes, actually it just happened again. They're on a slow flicker it seems!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:58am David (in London):

Woods, I had the same issue with the first Noxagt album some years ago.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:58am WoodsOfNH:

Time for a Zoom!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:58am YETI BOB:

Hi David! Missed you earlier.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:59am David (in London):

And I missed you too Yeti Bob!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:59am PaulRobeson1920:

The world is becoming a better place in which to live.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:00am YETI BOB:

Getting the boat out on Lake Michigan is one step closer to paddling to London!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:00am Granny Spicy Tuna (e/em):

Salutations, Trouble and WFMU pals. So glad to be here with you all.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:00am PaulRobeson1920:

: )
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:00am YETI BOB:

Getting the boat out on Lake Michigan is one step closer to paddling to London!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:00am Handy Haversack:

YB, that's great! Evidence indicates you survived, even! How was it?

Hi, Granny ST!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:00am David (in London):

Wotcha Granny.
Avatar 10:01am Jeezuseffinchrist:

loove Grouper <3
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:02am Granny Spicy Tuna (e/em):

YETI BOB: are you planning your escape, too? You might be interested in the ship some of us are planning to set sail for BrightoN. Hey, David in London, meet us there and we are going to continue on around the world.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:02am YETI BOB:

@HH: One of my crazy friends races sailboats for fun (crew, not owner). He invited me to bring the Klepper to the harbor, we put it together on the dock and paddled around Du Sable Harbor. At one point our friends in the sailboat tossed us a rope and towed us (my friend in the bow held on), probably plenty of good reasons you shouldn't do this, we were laughing our heads off and as soon as it got to be too much he just let go of the rope.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:02am Granny Spicy Tuna (e/em):

Howdy, Handy!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:03am Granny Spicy Tuna (e/em):

thanks, WFMU skeleton crew!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:04am Granny Spicy Tuna (e/em):

YETI BOB: We could use a good boatswain!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:05am David (in London):

Granny, life on the open seas, eh? Sounds good to me. My grandad served in the Royal Navy, so hopefully I will take to it too.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:06am YETI BOB:

@GST: Handy and I are planning a race to go visit David (in London). Handy is paddling a canoe, stocked with gin, and I will be in a kayak, stocked with hashish. (No food or fresh water, as per Alain Bombard). Whoever gets there first wins the prize, a bottle of rare Freya Birch Spirit.
Avatar 10:06am TDK60:

Glad that tree didn't land on your house, Trouble!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:06am YETI BOB:

But I'm in Chicago and Handy is in Brooklyn, so the race doesn't start until I get to Brooklyn via the Great Lakes and Erie Canal.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:07am Handy Haversack:

Ha! That's great Yeti Bob. If you have a few spare dollars, find a book called _Canoe Rig: The Essence and the Art_. You will immediately want to start tying canoes together and rigging up sails. It's a gorgeous book. I picked it up at the Wooden Boat Center in Maine a couple of years back.

Sounds like Miéville's _The Scar_ could also be on the reading list for this crew!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:08am Granny Spicy Tuna (e/em):

Well, perhaps The Good Ship Ticklish Diablito could be the flagship for the excursion! We've got karaoke and lots of beverages.
Avatar 10:08am Trouble:

yes@ tdk60; so i am i!! no serious property damage just lots of garden destruction and cleanup work
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:08am David (in London):

I think I might need to obtain some form of trophy for the winner. Maybe I should whittle something out of driftwood.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:09am Granny Spicy Tuna (e/em):

YETI BOB: i hear ya. First i gotta get to the Catskills to fetch Captain Linda Lee!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:09am YETI BOB:

@HH: The Klepper has fixtures for an optional mast and sail. Of course all the sailboat people I was hanging out with yesterday said I simply *must* get that!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:09am Handy Haversack:

Oh, also, I shared your Am I Blue recipe with a friend in Scotland, and he has it on his list. He had just done his Masters of Malt(!) order, but the Freya Birch Spirit was out of stock anyways, so it's on his wishlist for the next time. He will report back!

Oh, hotsie motsie, I love the Good Ship Ticklish Diablito already!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:09am suzyhotrod:

Trouble, thanks for the birds song. I checked it out on Bandcamp and they have beautiful art prints to to support the album as well. It looks like the same artist who did design work for the Audubon Society. I'm half assedly getting into birds.
Avatar 10:09am TDK60:

Granny, I'll go with you if you promise to only stop in countries with socialized medicine, you know, civilized ones.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:10am Granny Spicy Tuna (e/em):

David (in London): i do believe there are a few British Admirals in my family's history. I guess the sea is in our blood!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:11am Handy Haversack:

@suzyhotrod, before the virus, I led bird-watching canoe trips on Newtown Creek. Once we lick it, those will be back in action. Kate and I would be over the moon to host you for one -- and pinball at Sunshine after!
Avatar 10:11am Trouble:

@suzy hotrod: i'm all for half assedly getting into birds...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:12am David (in London):

Gotta step out now sadly.
Later Groovers.
Thanks Trouble.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:12am YETI BOB:

see you later David!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:12am Granny Spicy Tuna (e/em):

Handy, did you say Freya Birch Spirit? You can be our barkeep!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:13am Granny Spicy Tuna (e/em):

TDK60: sounds like you're our navigator!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:13am Handy Haversack:

Later, David!

Granny, I accept this position with all due (specific) gravity!
Avatar 10:14am TDK60:

Granny, I would love to navigate. / Saw a cormorant fly by the other day, finally remembered their silhouette shape.
  10:14am ami ad:

my ameican grandpa was a merchant marine in the war. can i join the ships crew too? ahoy vey.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:14am redbee:

I've been meaning to research a visit-able bird sanctuary in the NY/NJ metro area, somewhere day-trippable from NYC. Any recommendations before i consult the google?
Avatar 10:15am βrian:

@suzyhotrod: As our cat likes to remind us, "Hope is the thing with feathers."
Avatar 10:15am TDK60:

Love this Glowin' song by the Dr. The whole album is worth a spin.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:15am Granny Spicy Tuna (e/em):

See you around the bend, David! Handy, TDK60, this is going to be a wild adventure, with WFMU streaming on every deck!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:16am PaulRobeson1920:

After the Erie Canal was built in the 1820s, The farmers of western New York and North of Syracuse area, have not seen the activity of the pre-Canal days. Left behind by the Erie Canal
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:16am suzyhotrod:

@handy That sounds like my kind of day! @brian, smart cat.
  10:16am impboy:

Not too far from where I live in LA in eugene debs park there's a room in the visitor center funded by the Wes Craven estate. He was apparently big on birds.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:17am Handy Haversack:

redbee, Jamaica Bay comes to mind, but it's more easily visitable if you have a boat!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:17am Ken From Hyde Park:

For those on the Tweeter, there is this site with some NYC bird announcements - www.twitter.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:17am PaulRobeson1920:

@Redbee check out Jones Beach State Park bird areas
Avatar 10:17am Pale Son:

I don't know this Dr. John album! So nice. He sounds a bit like Van Morrison on this one.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:18am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Yes We Canoe !
...sorry - politics...
Walked outside last night comet hunting - but utterly overcast. I only hope I'm not too late to see it beneath the Dipper.
Also Jupiter & Saturn near each other for a while - currently high in the night. I've seen Jupiter moons with just binoculars.
Despite clouds I heard happy confirmation that indeed crickets still exist this year - despite my missing their loud symphony as in recent years from inside in open window season... A most reassuring & enchanting sound...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:18am suzyhotrod:

@redbee I was just about to also say Jamaica Bay. Anything in the Gateway National Park Recreation areas. Wear pants. So many mosquitos.
Avatar 10:19am TDK60:

Impboy- I didn't knew there's a Debs park in LA. / Pale Son, his 2nd album from '69. (Babylon the title track)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:19am Granny Spicy Tuna (e/em):

Revolution Rabbit Nov63: good luck finding that comet! My partner drove an hour east of the SF fog and got some good photos last week.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:19am redbee:

Thanks Handy, Ken, Suzy, Paul! Much appreciated
Avatar 10:21am Trouble:

how to do nothing, resisiting the attention economy by jenny odell is a great book to read,(or listen to) about incorporating birds into your daily life.
  10:21am Peter in SEA:

Bon jour, Trouble and Thursday people! Dang, I missed the Brazilian set? Hope there's another ;-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:21am Granny Spicy Tuna (e/em):

this set is feeling good
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:22am PaulRobeson1920:

Heck yea
Avatar 10:22am Trouble:

bom dia @peter!
Avatar 10:22am Really Lisa:

@redbee, if you're up for NJ, open trails here, but bldgs closed for visits: njaudubon.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:23am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

The original twitters. Truth.
Avatar 10:24am βrian:

Jenny Odell and Charlie Lewis are collaborators of a sort.
Avatar 10:26am Trouble:

how so @brian?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:28am redbee:

Wonderful, thanks Lisa. That might be a little more my speed around this time of year when the trees can protect from the sun. I might wait to check out Jamaica Bay until later in the summer!
Avatar 10:29am βrian:

Charlie's all about being Busy Doing Nothing.
Avatar 10:29am βrian:

Wait, is that a "dad joke?"
Avatar 10:30am Trouble:

ha, i see...@brian
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:32am WoodsOfNH:

@Trouble I've been meaning to read that Odell book. It's on my list. I know I have days where I put the book down that I'm reading and scroll through what has become "the horror." Really have to stop.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:33am Handy Haversack:

Woods: WFMU. Quarantini. Rinse. Repeat.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:34am WoodsOfNH:

@Handy Dat's right!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:35am WoodsOfNH:

Speaking of birds, are there any good birdsong identification apps out there? Kind of like Shazam or birds?
  10:36am Peter in SEA:

Jenny Offill's book, "Department of Speculation" is an excellent busy doing nothing book. And lead me to David Markson! For which I am forever grateful. :-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:36am Handy Haversack:

We had Satan's Whiskerses last night. Equal parts gin, dry vermouth, sweet vermouth, and OJ. Half part triple sec. Shaken. Up. Refreshing in the heat!
Avatar 10:37am Pale Son:

I've been looking for that too, Woods, but I don't think it exists. Would be so great!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:37am Handy Haversack:

^and a couple of dashes orange bitters.
  10:38am Peter in SEA:

I've been seeing BYEDON yard signs ;-)
Avatar 10:39am βrian:

When Trouble talks, the whole office listens.

(In our office, anyway.)
Avatar 10:39am Roberto:

Wut Trubs said. Don't be a turd. Vote. Preferably not for some third-party BS.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:39am deborah:

Just tuned in....
Avatar 10:40am dougseidel:

super well speaking from you trouble
  10:40am Peter in SEA:

"Savage Inequalities" by Jonathon Kozol is a great book about educational funding and inequality.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:41am deborah:

Used to teach Kozol to students who were part of his demographic, usually. Still piercing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:43am redbee:

@WoodsOfNH - Perhaps you already know about the Merlin Bird ID app? That's not quite what you're looking for, but if you narrow down to region and whether you're hearing it from the trees or ground, etc, you could then listen to the song samples of each possible result. That's the best way that I know of, but I'd love to find the thing you're describing!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:46am WoodsOfNH:

@redbee Thanks. I'll check that out. Actually might be better than a Shazam-type thing because during the day in the summer here there's a fair amount of car traffic that would mess stuff up.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:46am iiibeat:

Much Love!
Avatar 10:46am Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Apologies if anyone experiencing temporary playlist/comment issues. There was a server disk issue, I'm still resolving...
Avatar 10:46am TDK60:

To Impboy at 10:16- I looked it up; that park is named after a different Debs than Eugene.
Avatar 10:48am Jennica:

Thank you KENZO. x
  10:51am Peter in SEA:

@deborah will the system of funding public ed. ever change? sigh. I miss his writing...been a while since The Shame of the Nation...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:51am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Always appreciate your behind the curtain wizardry oh great & noble Kenzo!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:51am iiibeat:

Sadhana: The Realisation of Life - FULL AudioBook - by Rabindranath Tagore
youtu.be...

It is read aloud nicely.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:51am Passaic River Blues:

Hail Kenzo!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:52am redbee:

@WoodsOfNH: agreed, it hypothetically might have a tough time with the ambient noise. It's a really fantastic app, I hope you enjoy using it! It's run by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, and it's fun to feel like you're contributing each time you ID a bird
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:55am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

BYEDON haha.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:57am PaulRobeson1920:

@Woods I Remember The head of the History department spoke to the class “be mindful of what you study, it becomes a part of you in a way. In the context of WWII military histories and American Civil War histories. More lost cause history hs been written about 1861-1865 than any other topic in American History.” From that talk I took away a message of “Pursue the good ardently”
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:57am YETI BOB:

@HH: I think I may have just found the fatal flaw in the boat-race plan.... How are we going to listen to WFMU (and post comments) while we're out in the middle of the Atlantic?
Avatar 10:57am βrian:

The call of a wood thrush leaves me in reverie. To that end, we're heading up north in a few weeks.
  10:57am kevlicki:

WoodsofNH there is a “Shazam” for birds app that my partner uses. I’ll ask her what it is...
  10:58am kevlicki:

Brian- that call is the reason we named our farm-Wood Thrush Farm! Beautiful call in the woods when we’re foraging!
  10:59am Peter in SEA:

That 24 Carat Black was SO good and their story is amazing. This is a NEW record? Awesome!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:59am Ken From Hyde Park:

@YB - You're going to need a longer ethernet cable.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:01am WoodsOfNH:

@PaulRobeson1920 Yes. And I should think about that every time I'm scrolling when I should be reading a book or out in the shop working on a painting
  11:02am winston legthigh:

@kfhp, @handy 100 meters is the max length for cat 5 ethernet cable, go with fiber optic.
Avatar 11:03am βrian:

@kevlicki: Lovely. Whereabouts, if I may?
Avatar 11:04am Really Lisa:

Oooh can Joe Bataan be far behind? I like this.. and the google validates my ears: Jason Joshua "doffing a cap to Joe Bataan"
Avatar 11:05am Really Lisa:

:) yay, Trouble ty!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:05am Handy Haversack:

@YB: We rig up a 200' antenna between the boats? Also good for a sail!

Cornell also hosts the All About Birds website, which is great for IDing. I use that and my OLD field guide. It's from 1960. It's amazing to see how far north bird ranges have moved as the country has warmed over 60 years ...
Avatar 11:05am Trouble:

you are ahead of me @really lisa, or else i am predictable. but honsetly there is no time that isn't perfect for joe bataan
  11:06am Warwick joe:

Dam this almost had me making a fool out of myself at work. Was tempted to cut up the rug. If there was a rug that is.
Avatar 11:06am βrian:

And summer isn't summer until you've heard the call of the whippoorwill.
Avatar 11:07am TDK60:

Kev, the wood thrush has a special sound.
Avatar 11:08am Really Lisa:

I seriously hoped for the Joe Bataan while listening and posting about the prev artist :)
Agree, Trouble, any time is Joe Bataan time.
Avatar 11:10am βrian:

"Cri rauque." I love it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:10am YETI BOB:

@HH: I plan on beating you in this race by more than 200'! Hahahaha!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:11am Handy Haversack:

Has anyone coined "swelter in place" yet? Can I go ahead and coin it?

The race goes not to the swift, YB, but to the crooked!
Avatar 11:11am TDK60:

..and βrian too re. the thrush, like a far-off wood flute "ee oh lay".
  11:12am kevlicki:

Brian- montgomery, NY. We have a beautiful marsh on the farm, that’s also great for birding
Avatar 11:13am Roberto:

There was a (psycho) killer interview with Chris Frantz on Todd-O-Phonic's show last Saturday.
  11:14am kevlicki:

WoodsofNH the app my partner uses is Song sleuth. It allows you to adjust the levels and pick out the sounds you’re trying to ID
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:14am Priscilla:

Does he mention the Italian club owner who pulled a gun on the Talking Heads when they asked to be paid?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:15am YETI BOB:

I'm off to do things away from the keyboard - keep your spirits high, everyone. It's still wonderful and beautiful to be alive.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:15am WoodsOfNH:

@kevlicki Thanks! I'll give it a try. Already installed the Merlin app...and now I'm wasting time listening to bird songs instead of working. Ha!
Avatar 11:16am Trouble:

not yet@priscilla. i heard that tina also ran tour manager duties early on, collecting money after the show was over. her notes about tix sold, dates and club names was helpful to chris when he was writing
  11:17am kevlicki:

Trouble- speaking of books the new edition of the Celebrate Peoples history book is available for preorder from Justseeds!
https://justseeds.org/product/cph-new/
Has over 200 designs, and gave me a deadline to finally make my design about Radio Venceremos- the clandestine broadcasting by rebels during the El Salvadoran civil war.
Great book about that called Rebel Radio
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:18am CHUCK ROAST:

Back from lunch. ...smoked brats, mmmm-mmmm !
  11:18am kevlicki:

WopdsofNH the Merlin app is fantastic too!
Avatar 11:18am Trouble:

ooo yes, thanks for mentioning@kevlicki. i wanted to get that!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:19am Andrew_in_WI:

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  11:21am diana:

good afternoon. excellent show! i live in pvd now. i kinda like it.
Avatar 11:23am TDK60:

Will look to see that new edition of the poster book, Kevlicki.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:23am Yes:

hello all
Avatar 11:25am Trouble:

welcome aboard @diana> please visit my fave bookstore in prov: paper nautilus in wayland square. and buy some del's lemonade from a truck!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:27am Adrian in London:

I saw Aksak Maboul play in London a couple of years ago, with Laetitia Sadier guesting. Remember that, going out of the house to see bands play live? Crazy!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:29am Handy Haversack:

Sounds made up, Adrian! We have always only ever sweltered in place.

(And been at war with Eurasia.)
Avatar 11:29am Trouble:

wow @adrian, that sounds like a great night!
  11:29am Earth Walker:

These songs are great !
  11:31am diana:

I love that bookstore! We like to take visitors(remember having visitors) to the New York System David Byrne worked at.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:33am PaulRobeson1920:

It’s all ways been Eurasia, Handy... David Byrne! “American Utopia” to return February 2021
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:33am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

To be exposed to a rich diverse array of unfamiliar melodies, lovely arrangements, & pleasant surprising timbers as this is like a delightful summer breeze passing thru a Troubled mind.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:34am Carmichael:

Heya Trubbs and crew.
Avatar 11:34am northguineahills:

I've always loved Church of Anthrax (met many nice people who liked it when djing it)>
Avatar 11:34am Trouble:

thanks @ earth walker
Avatar 11:35am βrian:

"... and that's one thing you don't want to catch."
Avatar 11:35am Trouble:

o great@ diana!! did he work at the ny system in olneyville?
Avatar 11:36am Trouble:

thanks @rev
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:36am PaulRobeson1920:

Whoa that static noise Haha
Avatar 11:38am jt:

Church of Anthrax Great album inside and out w/album art by Andy Warhol.. Terry Riley and John Cale what a match.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:39am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...& grooby riddms.
Also birds.
Avatar 11:40am wizard frog:

@Trouble wanted to ask (would imagine you are but in case) if you're familiar with Luzmila Carpio, the Bolivian folk singer? She has a song imitating bird sounds, reminded me of your show :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:41am Handy Haversack:

CAN!
Avatar 11:41am Trouble:

no i don't know her @wizard frog. thank you! will look her up
Avatar 11:42am jt:

....been sitting on an interview with Damo Suzuki for years... have to get that transcribed and published if I can still find the original tape! Cassette..
Avatar 11:43am Pale Son:

Aw yeah! Loving the music selections today. Great for working at home and watching the birds in my backyard.
Avatar 11:44am wizard frog:

@Trouble Oh - glad I asked then! the specific song is called "Presagio de los pájaros"
Avatar 11:45am Trouble:

gracias @pale son
Avatar 11:46am Trouble:

gracias @ wizard frog
Avatar 11:47am Woo:

Anybody ever go to the Wayland Manor in Providence with the legendary bartender May?
Avatar 11:49am Really Lisa:

All the lovely feels from this show, thank you Trouble!
Peace and masks, all.
Avatar 11:49am Feldpausch:

LUV Erykah
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:51am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Funny song. Great.
Avatar 11:53am βrian:

Herman Cain, yo. My, my.
Avatar 11:57am Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

(Disk issue that led to earlier playlist commenting issue is now fully resolved, for eternity.)
Avatar 11:57am northguineahills:

merci, Trouble!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:58am WoodsOfNH:

Gotta say, Dukes of Chutney is a terrific band name! Thanks for the show Trouble.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:58am Handy Haversack:

Thanks, Kenzo!

And thanks, Trouble for a truly wonderful show today -- again!

Thanks, SkeleMatt!

Be well, all.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:58am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

TY DJ T !
A balm against doomscrolling indeed.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:58am Irene Trudel:

Excellent show as always, Trouble!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:59am Adrian in London:

Thanks Trouble, I'm off to listen to Angela Munoz now!
  11:59am Peter in SEA:

such a great show, merci bien, Trouble!
Avatar 12:00pm Trouble:

thanks for sitting in and listening today! stay cool and wear a mask!
Avatar 12:00pm Pale Son:

Have a great vacay, Trouble! Thanks for making Thursday so pleasant.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:00pm Ike:

Thanks Trouble!
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