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Options January 16, 2019: Episode 07

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Approx. start time
The Duke Of Burlington  Viva Tirado (pt 2)   Options The Duke of Burlington  Signal  1970  LP  0:00:00 ()
Music behind DJ:
Extra Ts 
I Like It (Corn Flakes)   Options I Like It (Corn Flakes)  Sunnyview  1983  12"  0:02:17 ()
Eddie Murphy  Boogie in your butt (Martinibomb Edit)   Options Eddie Murphy  Comumbia  1982  LP  0:06:34 ()
Mel Brooks  It's good to be the king   Options   RCA  1981  12"  0:11:32 ()
Barnes & Barnes  Fish Heads   Options Fish Heads  Lumania Records  1978  7"  0:18:42 ()
Martini Ranch  How can the laboring man find time for self-culture   Options   Sire  1986  12"  0:20:45 ()
Music behind DJ:
Fleetwood Mac 
Never Going Back Again   Options   Warner Brothers  1977  7"  0:23:38 ()
Dusty Springfield  Spooky   Options         0:31:55 ()
Blue Mitchell  The Message   Options         0:33:52 ()
Frankie Valli  Grease   Options         0:38:13 ()
Betty Wright  Clean up woman   Options         0:43:21 ()
Etta James  I got you   Options         0:46:22 ()
Music behind DJ:
Enoch Light 
Autumn In New York   Options Persuasive Percussion Vol. 3        0:47:33 ()
The Reverberations  Open Your Eyes   Options Changes  self-released  2019    0:52:37 ()
TAS 1000 vs Velvet Underground  Sunday with Marta   Options         0:56:01 ()
The Spinners   I'll be around   Options         1:01:13 ()
Nashville Rhythm Section  I can't go for that   Options I can't go for that  Koala  1981  7"  1:05:05 ()
Music behind DJ:
Berto Pisano 
To Jean (Gak Sato Mix)   Options         1:06:36 ()
Sarah Vaughn   Whatever Lola Wants   Options         1:14:32 ()
Simon Haseley  Hogan's Theme   Options Shut It! The Music Of The Sweeney  Sanctuary Records   2001  2LP  1:19:58 ()
Dave Burns  Rigor Mortez   Options Warming Up  Vanguard  1964  LP  1:22:59 ()
Nicola Conte & Gianluca Petrella ‎  Tema Per Hi-Fi   Options New Standards  Schema  2001  12"  1:28:08 ()
Johnny Darkos  Supreme Love   Options Supreme Love  G.A.M.M.  2004  12"  1:31:17 ()
Tokyo Cosmonauts  Le Bongo C'Est Bingo (Martinibomb remix)   Options Penjab Sur Le Dancefloor  K.P. Production  2005  12"  1:33:55 ()
Ray Baretto  Soul Drummer (Tim Love Lee Edit)   Options Soul Drummer  Original Sound Track Recordings ‎  2001  12"  1:43:22 ()
Jadell  Spanish Fly   Options Inside Looking Out  Illicit Recordings  2002  12"  1:47:03 ()
Music behind DJ:
Mick Weaver 
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy   Options         1:50:11 ()
Ivan Cattaneo  I'm a Believer   Options       LP  1:53:20 ()
Your Host  Cut Up Nonsense   Options         1:53:38 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 4:04pm Mr Fab:

*brrrr* Did it just get COOL in here?
Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 4:05pm Martinibomb:

I had to get my over coat on
Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 4:08pm Mr Fab:

sounds like Barry White goofed up on too much cough syrup
Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 4:10pm Martinibomb:

I think playing this song slower is the funniest thing. It's been cracking me up for years.. yeah exactly Barry White never really put my finger on it
Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 4:10pm Mr Fab:

well I'm laffin!
Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 4:11pm Martinibomb:

the music itself even sounds not half bad at this speed
Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 4:11pm Mr Fab:

makes it more funky too
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/16/19 4:14pm Rich in Washington:

Hello, Martinibomb! Hello Mr. Fab!
Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 4:15pm Martinibomb:

I'm gonna miss Mell Brooks when he's gone. He's getting pretty old. Hey Rich!
Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 4:16pm Mr Fab:

What up, Rich!
I knew Mel Brook's "Hitler Rap" but not this one. Mel Brooks actually made more than one rap record?!
Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 4:17pm Martinibomb:

That's funny I haven't heard Hitler Rap -- so I guess he did!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/16/19 4:19pm Rich in Washington:

Oh man. Dr. Demento memories galore.
Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 4:20pm Mr Fab:

a fave of Li'l Fab. Started indoctrinating here at an early page.
Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 4:20pm Martinibomb:

yes, I'd only heard Dr. Demento twice when I was a kid coming in from Ashland via AM radio waves and this is one of the songs I remember hearing
Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 4:21pm Martinibomb:

Bill Paxton was in the music video for Fish Heads so that's why I played Martini Ranch next .. plus this song is awesome
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/16/19 4:22pm Rich in Washington:

His show had a 'top ten' type format, so you would hear the same songs week after week.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/16/19 4:22pm Rich in Washington:

Martini Ranch also had Devo members aiding and abetting them, which you can really hear on this track.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/16/19 4:23pm Rich in Washington:

I have a possible 'in' to interview him next week. I'm kind of terrified. I might chicken out.
Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 4:23pm Mr Fab:

Started indoctrinating HER at an early AGE.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/16/19 4:24pm Rich in Washington:

Dr. Demento, not Bill Paxton. My Ouji board's in the shop.
Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 4:24pm Martinibomb:

yeah it was Mark and Bob2 that produced that song
Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 4:25pm Martinibomb:

@Fab i put fish heads on mix tape for my 6 year old niece
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/16/19 4:25pm Rich in Washington:

I think Devo members also guest on a Jermaine Jackson LP in around '82 or so.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/16/19 4:26pm Rich in Washington:

And of course Toni Basil's Word of Mouth LP. She and Jerry C. were an item then, I think.
Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 4:26pm Martinibomb:

Oh yeah I have that 12" jeez what's the name.. uh .. let me tickle your fancy
Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 4:29pm Mr Fab:

Ha, I liked that collage-y goodness there.
Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 4:31pm Martinibomb:

thanks! this whole mix is a little like that. I got into playing with the audio as I was DJn using some new tools to remix it live??
Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 4:33pm Martinibomb:

I try to not make it super annoying tho
Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 4:38pm Mr Fab:

This is a groooove!
Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 4:41pm Martinibomb:

Grease is a guilty pleasure for me.
Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 4:43pm Mr Fab:

I like this Frankie Valli. His high pitched scree that practically only dogs can hear that he used in the Four Seasons makes me cringe.
Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 4:44pm Martinibomb:

I must feel the same cause I don't listen to any of that but man I love that Grease track
Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 4:49pm Mr Fab:

Wow, Etta james covered Sonny n Cher?! SO much better than the original.
Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 4:51pm Martinibomb:

She kills everything she touches - soooo good
Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 4:57pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Funny how I associate this VU loop with Girl talk
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/16/19 4:58pm Rich in Washington:

Girl Talk stole all the low-hanging riffs.
Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 4:58pm Martinibomb:

I was always impressed that he did all that stuff with Audiomulch
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/16/19 4:59pm Rich in Washington:

His crowning accomplishment was that he kept the Illegal Arts label afloat for many years.
Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 5:01pm Martinibomb:

@Rich yeah I always thought he was kinda crass with his sampling.
Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 5:06pm Mr Fab:

I used to call him the Tone Loc of mashups. Mediocre, but for a very brief period hugely popular with a public ignorant of the real stuff.
Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 5:07pm Martinibomb:

People love familiarity and he took full advantage
Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 5:10pm Mr Fab:

Oh man, that was funny! real tv variety show stuff
Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 5:13pm Martinibomb:

That Nashville Rhythm thing yeah totally! Super silly - grand ole oppery style
Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 5:19pm Mr Fab:

Sarah Vaughn in a dubwise stylee? Nice...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/16/19 5:23pm Rich in Washington:

He's actually quite talented at it, but it's kind of easy to make crowd pleasing, booty-shaking music out of the best bits of crowd pleasing booty-shaking music. He's sort of the Led Zeppelin of appropriation music. He doesn't reframe anything or contextualize anything. It's rarely humorous or ironic. TradeMark G more accurately classifies him as a 'remixer'.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/16/19 5:24pm Rich in Washington:

REcontextualize, I meant.
Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 5:25pm Martinibomb:

It's boring to listen to for me
Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 5:26pm Martinibomb:

I always thought of him as an ADHD DJ
Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 5:28pm Mr Fab:

I loved "Life on Mars" (orig UK version). I should really check out "The Sweeney."
Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 5:30pm Martinibomb:

Oh yeah! Big fan of that original series of Life on mars. Yeah Gene Hunt is effing awesome!
Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 5:30pm Martinibomb:

I really love the Sweeney series I've watched em all. John Thaw is the original Gene Hunt
Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 5:31pm Mr Fab:

I thought that was Gene 'unt in that sample from 'The Sweeney.'
Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 5:32pm Martinibomb:

May as well be Lol
Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 5:37pm Mr Fab:

My work week actually starts on Wednesdays and goes thru Sundays. In other words, this is my Monday. so i appreciate the invigorating musics
Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 5:39pm Martinibomb:

Yeah I think this mix is good for doing work and tuning everything else out. This Tokyo Cosmonauts is the only Martinibomb on vinyl by the way.. red vinyl :-)
Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 5:44pm Mr Fab:

btw, LA sez: "Portland, you can take your weather back now, please."
Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 5:45pm Martinibomb:

I've been kinda laughing about the rain down there. And it's been super nice and abnormally warm up here.. It's like we switched weather patterns???
Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 5:51pm Mr Fab:

yeah, i've seen guys still walking around in shorts, short sleeves...

boogaloo, mi mucho gusto el boogaloo!
Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 5:53pm Martinibomb:

That's about it for this show. But if you stick around past this next song by Ivan Cattaneo I threw some more cutup nonsense in because I had a little extra time.
Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 5:56pm Mr Fab:

this show was da (Martini)bomb, *round of applause*
Avatar Wed. 1/16/19 5:57pm Martinibomb:

You're too kind!
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