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Options November 23, 2018: Put The Needle on the Hamster Breaks Special Pt 2: Eddie Def, DJ Quest, DJ Cue, DJ Marz, Eddie K

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Artist Track Album Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
Billy Jam  intro to BPSH 25 Year Annivserary of "Hamster Breaks"   Options           0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Bullet Proof Scratch Hamsters  Hamster Breaks Side A   Options Hamster Breaks (Vol. I)  1993  LP      0:01:47 (Pop‑up)
Bullet Proof Scratch Hamsters  Hamster Breaks Side B   Options Hamster Breaks (Vol. I)  1993  LP      0:10:11 (Pop‑up)
Eddie Def  Eddie Def WFMU phone interview   Options   2018    recorded over phone with Eddie Def from his home up near the Camp Fire - in Oroville CA which luckily he and his loved ones survived  *   0:18:44 (Pop‑up)
Eddie Def  2018 "hamster breaks" practice freestyle   Options   2018    find video version of this daily practice by Eddie Def on "Hamster Breaks" from few months ago  *   0:27:47 (Pop‑up)
DJ Quest & DJ Cue  interview with DJ Quest and DJ Cue   Options   2018      *   0:28:33 (Pop‑up)
DJ Quest   DJ Quest interview on creation of "hamster" style/technique   Options   2018      *   0:36:51 (Pop‑up)
Bullet Proof Scratch Hamsters (Quest, Cue, Marz, Eddie K)  electro WFMU live freestyle session bonus segment   Options Hamster Breaks 25 Year Anniversary WFMU Session  2018    recorded a month ago for WFMU at HipHopSlam in Oakland CA  *   0:41:28 (Pop‑up)
Billy Jam  outro to BPSH 25 Year Annivserary of "Hamster Breaks"   Options   2018      *   0:57:39 (Pop‑up)


Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 11/23/18 7:02pm mb:

How do, Billy and all? All in this week.
Avatar Fri. 11/23/18 7:05pm Billy Jam:

Hey MB and all tuned in for today’s show that will include DJs Cue, Quest and Eddie Def discuss making their pioneering record “Hamster Breaks” released 25 years ago + the record itself Sides A (playing now) and Side B + a short practice freestyle session on the record by Eddie Def + bonus electro WFMU session by DJ Quest, Cue, Marz and Eddie K
Avatar Fri. 11/23/18 7:05pm Aaron Hali:

Greetings rascally rodents! How is everyone today? What’s up Billy? What’s up mb!??
Avatar Fri. 11/23/18 7:06pm Billy Jam:

hey Aaron in the NorCal - hope U r well
Avatar Fri. 11/23/18 7:06pm Billy Jam:

shout out to Greg Harrison in WFMU studios doing the engineering board-op duties + note that he will be back on the air later tonight filling in for Joe D
Avatar Fri. 11/23/18 7:07pm Aaron Hali:

WET but well!! ¿Y tú?
  Fri. 11/23/18 7:08pm Jimmy K:

love the DJ shows dude
Avatar Fri. 11/23/18 7:08pm Aaron Hali:

Right on, Greg!! TY!
  Fri. 11/23/18 7:10pm spidermankster:

unnngh
  Fri. 11/23/18 7:11pm spidermankster:

-makes me wanna go - unnngh -
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 11/23/18 7:12pm coelacanth∅:

greetings Billy Jam and y'all
Avatar Fri. 11/23/18 7:12pm Aaron Hali:

Unnngh! Mr. Ice Cream Man!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 11/23/18 7:13pm chresti:

HI Bj and everbody !
Avatar Fri. 11/23/18 7:14pm Aaron Hali:

Look at that ROTDJ-style hamster wax...brings back mems!!
  Fri. 11/23/18 7:15pm Bedroom DJ FowlDee:

wore out my two copies of this record
Avatar Fri. 11/23/18 7:15pm Aaron Hali:

Whattup chresti?
Avatar Fri. 11/23/18 7:16pm Billy Jam:

hey Christi in SoCal and spidermankster in Northern England andall else tuned in for today's BPSH special - on their landmark pioneering battle/break record "Hamster Breaks"
  Fri. 11/23/18 7:17pm Bedroom DJ FowlDee:

this is first time I ever heard this record played in full on any radio station
  Fri. 11/23/18 7:19pm battleaxe:

Sounds GREAT, Mr. Jam...thanxz!
  Fri. 11/23/18 7:19pm spidermankster:

was just gonna say the same Bedroom DJ - only Billy sees the genius - evenin all
  Fri. 11/23/18 7:23pm Bedroom DJ FowlDee:

this is some real DJ history right here!!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 11/23/18 7:24pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Do these guys have a feud with the guinea pig and gerbil scratchers?
Avatar Fri. 11/23/18 7:27pm Billy Jam:

worst quality records I ever got were those UK Ktel 22 greatest hits compilation with 11 songs packed onto one side LOL
Avatar Fri. 11/23/18 7:27pm Billy Jam:

thanks BATTLEAXE -
Avatar Fri. 11/23/18 7:27pm Aaron Hali:

So THAT’S why that Rehab Clinic cd was recorded in Oroville!!? That was always just too random for me to comprehend but now it makes perfect sense!
  Fri. 11/23/18 7:28pm Last KREEP:

Yo love My Family right there Whaaaaat up big homies we are in the house …;love ya,ll what up mars Eddie k...
Avatar Fri. 11/23/18 7:29pm Billy Jam:

EDDIE DEF is tuned in now and might be jumping on the comments here - this interview recorded about a week or so ago
Avatar Fri. 11/23/18 7:29pm Billy Jam:

yo LAST KREEP Eddie Def tha muthafuckin MAN!!!
Avatar Fri. 11/23/18 7:30pm Aaron Hali:

Copy THAT!!
  Fri. 11/23/18 7:30pm spidermankster:

dont knock the Ktels Billy , one time they were all we had in the UK (besides stars on 45),, hhhaah
  Fri. 11/23/18 7:30pm Last KREEP:

Im drinking beers one for billy fuckin jam
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 11/23/18 7:31pm chresti:

Low as in low fidelity?
Avatar Fri. 11/23/18 7:31pm Billy Jam:

cheers Eddie Def on the beer + da dank
Avatar Fri. 11/23/18 7:32pm Aaron Hali:

Why ask why? Try lo-fi!
  Fri. 11/23/18 7:32pm spidermankster:

PTNOTR - listenin history right here - respect
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 11/23/18 7:33pm chresti:

da dank and go lo fi
Avatar Fri. 11/23/18 7:33pm Billy Jam:

when you turn them up loud (especially on DJ speakers they sound so low that with a boost they just sounded crappy) unlike the loud crisp clean fat sound of a 12" or "Hamster Breaks" with 8 or 9 minutes a side
  Fri. 11/23/18 7:33pm Last KREEP:

yo hit me up on youtube Eddie DEF thE last KREEPif you talking lofi
Avatar Fri. 11/23/18 7:34pm Aaron Hali:

Avatar Fri. 11/23/18 7:36pm Aaron Hali:

4-track is king! Still got my Fostex!
  Fri. 11/23/18 7:37pm spidermankster:

tascam porta 05 right here
Avatar Fri. 11/23/18 7:38pm Billy Jam:

if you missed the (all music) part one of this BPSH 25 year Hamster Breaks special on the archives from 2 weeks ago - www.wfmu.org...
  Fri. 11/23/18 7:38pm DJ Cue:

Great show Billy.
  Fri. 11/23/18 7:39pm chresti:

I like the background sound
Avatar Fri. 11/23/18 7:39pm Billy Jam:

YO! DJ Cue in the house and Eddie Def - great u guys are tuned in - THANKS TO YOU BOTH (and QUEST + MARZ and EDDIE K) for sharing your great music with the world and WFMU
  Fri. 11/23/18 7:40pm Last KREEP:

good shit billy thanks again also thanks to my boys great job
  Fri. 11/23/18 7:42pm Sean in Chicago:

great show today thanks wfmu
Avatar Fri. 11/23/18 7:43pm Billy Jam:

now at this point TURN UP THE VOLUME ON YOUR SPEAKERS or HEADPHONES -
  Fri. 11/23/18 7:46pm chresti:

He sounded just like a record slowing down to a stop
Avatar Fri. 11/23/18 7:46pm Billy Jam:

thanks Eddie Def and looking forward to the next live session with you in the house along with Cue, Quest, Marz and Eddie K -
  Fri. 11/23/18 7:46pm chresti:

Quest
  Fri. 11/23/18 7:47pm DJ Cue:

Should be off the hook. Thanks Billy.
  Fri. 11/23/18 7:47pm Sean in Chicago:

this is fuckin sick - love it and got it turned up loud for sure
  Fri. 11/23/18 7:48pm spidermankster:

fuckin fuck the wat the right there the fuckin what? Wikkid show
  Fri. 11/23/18 7:49pm Last KREEP:

Bangin this shit
  Fri. 11/23/18 7:50pm Sean in Chicago:

oh shit Donna Summer on the radio
  Fri. 11/23/18 7:52pm Bedroom DJ FowlDee:

- wish this show went longer than one hour
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 11/23/18 7:53pm chresti:

me too
Avatar Fri. 11/23/18 7:53pm Aaron Hali:

Tha Studio Dankster!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 11/23/18 7:54pm chresti:

haha Great
Avatar Fri. 11/23/18 7:54pm Billy Jam:

thanks to Eddie Def, DJ Cue, DJ Quest, DJ Marz + MC Eddie K plus engineer back in studios of WFMU - Greg Harrison - check out his show filling in for Joe D at 3am tonite - up next Mr Fine Wine
Avatar Fri. 11/23/18 7:55pm Billy Jam:

@Aaron haha you noticed the 11/5 Studio Danksta mixed in by Marz
  Fri. 11/23/18 7:56pm Bedroom DJ FowlDee:

amazing set and show today thanks guys
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 11/23/18 7:58pm chresti:

TTThhhaaaannnkkkkssss
BB!iiii!!!!LLLLY!
fun as all getout!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Fri. 11/23/18 8:00pm coelacanth∅:

Thanks Billy and Guests great interviews and Excellent music!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Fri. 11/23/18 8:01pm chresti:

Eddie Def, DJ Cue, DJ Quest, DJ Marz + MC Eddie K !!!!!
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