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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments Images New Approx. start time
Roxy Music  For Your Pleasure   Options For Your Pleasure  Warner Bros.  1973  LP   
Nico knows we'll be stretching out a bit today...for your pleasure
Nico knows we'll be stretching out a bit today...for your pleasure
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Arthur King  Dinamitar   Options Changing Landscapes (Isle of Eigg)  AKP Recordings  2022        *   0:07:10 (Pop‑up)
Ambassador Hazy  Afterglow   Options The Traveler  Hazy House/Cardinal Fuzz  2022  LP      *   0:13:47 (Pop‑up)
The Wirtschaftswunder  Tanz Mit Mir   Options Salmobray  Tapete Records  2021    orig 1980      0:16:49 (Pop‑up)
Brute Force  Doubt   Options Brute Force  Embryo Records  1970  LP        0:20:51 (Pop‑up)
Ben Chasny  On the Way to the Coast   Options The Intimate Landscape  Drag City  2021  LP        0:24:48 (Pop‑up)
Green/Blue  Away   Options Paper Thin  Feel It Records  2022    coming June 10th    *   0:35:13 (Pop‑up)
Sweet Knives  No More Reasons   Options Spritzerita  FDH Records  2022        *   0:37:22 (Pop‑up)
Maraudeur  Embarazada   Options Puissance 4  Feel It Records  2022  12"  orig self released in 2021    *   0:42:20 (Pop‑up)
Nude Model  Stations   Options Love Games  No Trend Records  2022  12"      *   0:43:57 (Pop‑up)
Germ House  Lost Title   Options   Chunklet Industries  2022  7"      *   0:46:49 (Pop‑up)
Human Adult Band  Samantha   Options   Third Uncle Records  2009  7"        0:50:34 (Pop‑up)
Wire  Culture Vultures   Options Not About To Die  Pink Flag  2022    early demos      0:54:34 (Pop‑up)
Zvuki Mu  Grubyy Zakat   Options Грубый Закат    1995          0:56:43 (Pop‑up)
Sophisticated Boom Boom  Beat Girls 1   Options Sophisticated Boom Boom  Tapete Records  2022  CD  orig 1982      1:01:46 (Pop‑up)
The Infinite Lots  Figment of my Mind   Options The Buntingford Long Playing Record  Zaius Tapes  2022  LP  comp orig from 1980      1:04:05 (Pop‑up)
Jay Reatard  It's So Useless   Options Hammer I Miss You 7"  Goner Records  2006  7"        1:07:21 (Pop‑up)
Exek  Beyond Currency   Options Advertise Here  Castle Face Records  2022        *   1:10:15 (Pop‑up)
Die Verlierer  Plastic Life   Options Die Verlierer  Mangel  2022        *   1:26:22 (Pop‑up)
Really Red  Nico   Options Teaching You The Fear  Empty Records  2004  LP  orig 1981      1:31:39 (Pop‑up)
Armed Forces  Pop Star   Options Question the Answer with Sara A presents Personal Anarchy - 2022 WFMU Premium        swag is coming in the mail as I type, folks!!!      1:34:02 (Pop‑up)
Sylvie Courvoisier & Mary Halvorson  Bent Yellow   Options Searching for the Disappeared Hour  Pyroclastic  2021          1:37:18 (Pop‑up)
Culto Sin Nombre  Preludio y Danza (2002)   Options Tony Coulter presents Mexican Monoliths - 2022 WFMU Premium              1:41:52 (Pop‑up)
Mary Lattimore & Paul Sukeena  Hundred Dollar Hoagie   Options West Kensington  Three Lobed Recordings  2022  LP      *   1:47:42 (Pop‑up)
Theo Parrish  Hennyweed Buckdance   Options Wuddaji  Sound Signature  2020  CD        1:54:52 (Pop‑up)
Raymilland  Tronada   Options Recordings '79-'81  BDR  2010    orig 1981 - on sub-pop #5 cassette      2:09:12 (Pop‑up)
Cosmic Slops  Stained Window Portraying an Oak Moth Cocoon   Options Here Come the Cosmic Slops  Midnight Mines  2022  Cassette      *   2:18:25 (Pop‑up)
Savak  Oddsmaker   Options Human Error/Human Delight  Peculiar Works  2022  CD      *   2:33:01 (Pop‑up)
Yes  Sound Chaser   Options Relayer  Atlantic Records      RIP Alan White      2:42:24 (Pop‑up)
Double Wig  Broken Cup   Options Double Wig  Carbon Records  2022    Clint Takeda from Bardo Pond    *   2:51:48 (Pop‑up)
Robert Schroder  Pastime (excerpt)   Options Floating Music              2:59:00 (Pop‑up)

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Listener comments!

Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:01am Krys O.:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:01am G:

Here we gooooo
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:01am Handy Haversack:

Tom and all the Dashers!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:01am Phillippe:

Good morning
  9:01am Listener Bop Monroe:

greetings from cloudy Tannersville DJTD.
strong start already!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:01am G:

Those forms are kinda more green than blue, no?
  9:01am Robm:

@Handy have fun in montclair tomorrow
  9:02am LCBD:

Wonderful start! Good morning Tom and all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:02am Planet Tyler:

Awww doggo Nico <3
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:03am Handy Haversack:

Thanks, Robm. Getting to NJ is more complex than going to Maine!
Avatar 🎸 9:08am Listener Jonny in South Central... (Ohio):

Hi Dashers! Hi Tom! Today, listening from home, in bed, drinking coffee, doing bonghits.
  9:10am Robm:

@Handy yeah you need a college degree to figure out NJT
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:10am Polyus:

Remember seeing Roxy on that 2001 tour and them closing with For Your Pleasure. They band members took their bows and left the stage one at a time over the course of that drawn out ending, pretty cool way to do it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:10am TomDash:

Hello folks, thanks for hanging!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:11am ChukAmok:

Good morning Dots, Dashers, Dancers, and Prancers!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:11am Handy Haversack:

I have been to the Isle of Eigg! It's a fantastic place. The residents bought it back from its feudal laird. The only food they don't produce locally and have to import from mainland Scotland is grain.

I have been in the Massacre Cave there *and* in the related Massacre Chapel on the Isle of Skye. Lot. Going. On.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:12am TomDash:

Wow - cool Handy! Scotland is on our list and is probably our next big trip...
  9:14am TerrDE:

@Polyus I caught that too great show !
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:16am Stanley:

Well, you folks make sure you call in on me, you hear!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:16am Handy Haversack:

TomDash, I have many recommendations if you go. All the best massacre sites -- and more! Ask any time!

We went on a very wet walk/hike on Eigg and then went to the little teahouse to pass the time till the ferry. I was soaked but suddenly remembered I had dry socks in my backpack. I went to change them and came back to the table, and K8 and our friends all had a can and a dram, but I had only a can -- or so it seemed, until my friend moved it to show the golden dram behind it. I tearsed out loud, I tell you! That was a fine dram.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:17am Peter from Dover NJ:

Great opening. Wish I could hang around, but work beckons.
  9:18am TerrDE:

Clays still here !
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:19am LesleyK:

Mornin' Tom and all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:20am Passaic River Blues:

Loving this broken Teutonic wave dub.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:22am Handy Haversack:

Hey hey, LesleyK! Psyched for your Drop-In, though we might need to catch it in the Archives.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:24am steveo:

Good morning. I was unable to predict the title of this flute jam.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:24am LesleyK:

hey Handy, thanks! and yep, great we have the archives
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:24am LesleyK:

ooh just seeing the Scotland talk--i've been there 5 x.. love Skye and my last trip to Orkney was incredible too
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:26am LesleyK:

Handy, i could see Eigg from the boat I was on at Elgol
Avatar 9:26am HyperDose:

The people have spoken. More flute jams!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:27am Handy Haversack:

LesleyK, have you seen this book?


Columbus in the 80s-90s indie scene.

We have been 5 times, too! Orkney is a strong desire. I am also in very early talks about possibly canoeing the Great Glen. (We canoed Loch Tay and the River Tay from Killin to Aberfeldy a few years back.)

OMX, we stayed in Elgol! The greatest dance I ever went to was the Elgol Ceilidh on the night of the summer solstice! We were there for the town day celebration and spent the night in a tin-roofed croft house. One of the greatest days of my life!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:31am LesleyK:

Loch Coruisk is one of the most peaceful, beautiful places i've ever been. Handy, hit me up if you go to Orkney-- i have recommendations!!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:31am LesleyK:

I will check out that book! thanks for the link :)
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:31am Handy Haversack:

We have taken the fast boat tour to Canna from Elgol a couple of times now. Got to play with a pod of dolphins once and inspect the wreckage of a French trawler.

I will, LesleyK!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:34am LesleyK:

Eigg is pronounced "egg" i think?? Handy?
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:34am Handy Haversack:

(As far as I know, it's just "Egg," TomDash!)
Avatar 🎸 9:34am Analog Nights:

Hey Tom love you in this time slot. Friday morning no meetings and I can listen to the whole show. Glad your still on the schedule though.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:35am Planet Tyler:

Just spent a fortune on Roxy tickets for Sept - wow $$$
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:38am TomDash:

Hey thanks Analog! I love doing the daytime shows, but I am thrilled to catch up on some sleep Thursday nights! Very much looking forward to hanging with the night time crowd Wednesdays 9pm-Midnight this summer!
Avatar 9:38am HyperDose:

Today I discovered I was a Green/Blue fan
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:40am Handy Haversack:

Wednesday has been appointment radio for a long time! WWB --> HTRG --> efd/Therese/TomDash?! Cancel all my other plans!

Word, HyperD. Sweet Knives, too, seems worth fandom!
  9:40am Mook:

Fave morning show
Avatar 9:41am HyperDose:

Yeah that's some good fuzz, Handy. Speaking of fuzz, you and K8 must be stoked for June 1st!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:42am TomDash:

awww..thanks Mook! I love it, but shooting for 12-3PM or 3-6PM as an endgame. So happy to be on the schedule for some night time jams this summer though!!! 9-Midnight is pretty great!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:43am Handy Haversack:

Definitely, HyperD! Any chance of getting you across the rivers to Wonderville for the show? You'd get to meet prof.fuzz!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:44am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Good Morning ! ...Rolling with my BoosterJab#2 hangover - all worthy distractions appreciated...
Avatar 9:48am Nodong Il:

It's hard to resist the protracted snuggle my cat dropped in my lap but i wish I'd listened in earlier. This show is blasting the shit out of my head. Embarasada was a great song. I haven't heard anything short of a banger yet. Great show!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:51am LesleyK:

Handy, i just looked up that june 1 show--looks good and hoping i can make it!
  9:53am gnarlz:

enjoying this set a lot
Avatar 9:53am HyperDose:

@Handy I've been to NYC maybe four times in the past decade. Zero idea how to navigate it. I find I spend most of my time getting vague instructions and then panicking about getting lost somewhere lol
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:54am TomDash:

this was in the new bins and is just reminder to myself to get the new Human Adult Band LP on Feeding Tube!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:54am Handy Haversack:

That would be great, LesleyK! Very much hope to see you!

HyperDose: Giving extremely thorough directions is one of my few skills, should you ever want me to do so.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:58am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Whenever someone asks for directions - I end up wondering why I didn't just draw a map... May the digital age spare me this...
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 9:59am LesleyK:

Hyper, do you use Google maps? it's really helpful
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:00am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...people say @ least NYC is like the map was made on a Grid of Streets & Ave.s by a sane person - whereas much smaller Boston up here is a little colonial town expanded into a major city in the least logical ways imaginable...
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:02am steveo:

Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:02am Handy Haversack:

So *this* is what Downtown Soulville sounds like.

Wait, no.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:05am LesleyK:

gotta get back to work here , but still listening. thanks for the tunes Tom!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:05am steveo:

oh lord this set is making me drink my tea too fast :o
Avatar 10:07am HyperDose:

Apparently construction is underway for a Bayonne to NYC ferry. Makes so much sense considering they're building high rises like mad down here. Would also help since the median age around here is younger and dating apps use location radius-based matching algorithms. Bayonne/JC/Hobo people just get matched with Manhattan/BK people...NOBODY wants to make that commute!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:08am LastVisibleDog:

Any idea who the musicians are on Infinite Lots? This really sounds like the Terminals, but earlier.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:11am TomDash:

LastVis - I just filled in the rest of the info - reissue of regional DIY comp from the UK!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:11am steveo:

LVD: their names are on this image of the comp back cover on discogs i.discogs.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:12am ChukAmok:

@RevRab have you ever walked around the West Village?
Well, I guess it still makes more sense than Boston.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:12am LastVisibleDog:

Thanks. The similarity I was hearing disappears when listening to other songs unfortunately.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:13am Threemoons 🌛🌕🌜:

Morning all.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:14am Threemoons 🌛🌕🌜:

@Hyperdose Interesting! A friend of mine had an art show in Bayonne recently and I wish there had been an easier way for me to get there....couldn't go. Ferry would have been amazing.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:15am Handy Haversack:

Meet you at the corner of W. 4th and W. 12th, ChukAmok.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:15am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

@ChukAmok: No. Yeah.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:18am Threemoons 🌛🌕🌜:

Kind of sobering to see Bryce off of the summer schedule. Hope he has a speedy recovery and reconstruction, which is going to be a beeeeeeyotch to recover from regardless of where he has the work done. And just a reminder that we still need to make that goal! www.gofundme.com...
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:21am LesleyK:

Hyperdose-- great news about ferry-- i have friends in Bayonne and they would love that!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:24am Handy Haversack:

LesleyK's Drop-In tomorrow: wfmu.org...
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:24am LesleyK:

Thanks for the shout-out about my Drop In Tom!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:24am Polyus:

Hey George Cartwright is from my town! I haven't seen him play in a long time because I live a hermit's life. He has been posting a lot of good stuff to his Bandcamp page tho.
Avatar 10:25am HyperDose:

There are plenty of places to put a ferry around the cruise port. I also have a friend who is a firefighter at the power plant/liquid storage yard. Half of the storage property is being sold for real estate. Whole area is perfect for a ferry to BK.
Avatar 10:26am Nodong Il:

What was that about "in memory of Dave Kay"? Please tell me that isn't my friend who made the movie "the vinyl solution" about his quixotic fight to save lp records from being destroyed by the Austin public library? He was a librarian in Brooklyn. He's an occasional guest with clay pidgeon, i think.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:27am Threemoons 🌛🌕🌜:

I just wish that they made the ferry landing in Astoria a bit more accessible and easy to find. Moronic planners put it in a VERY shifty location that's a bit of a spot for serious crime, and no shuttle bus from 30th Avenue to the landing which again should be a no-brainer because there's already a bus route that ALMOST gets there--all they would have to do is expand the route a few blocks. If there was a safe reliable way for me to get to the ferry landing, I would use the crap out of it and save money on car services to Brooklyn.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:28am LesleyK:

Nope-- the Dave K. mentioned was my brother (who passed away 4 years ago) who was from the Cleveland area. I'm doing a show as a tribute him. the K is just the first initial of his last name
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:30am steveo:

please pass the throat losenges :)
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:30am Stanley:

Hey folks.
Today's been a bit of a bugger. I ran into the back of another car at some lights. (A cop's car, even). At first looked like I got away with just a dent and a scratch until I opened the hood, now it won't close. More trouble every day.
Avatar 10:30am HyperDose:

The Hoboken ferry is poorly organized. For weekend service you have to go all the way up from the bus terminal to the 14th street pier, which is an additional Uber expense if you're trying to avoid arriving at your social gathering looking like a swamp thing.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:32am Handy Haversack:

Threemoons, the location of that ferry landing is EVEN WORSE if you're trying to use a human-powered boat in Hallets Cove.

But remember: the NYC Ferry service is not designed to serve NYC residents. It's designed as a tourist mover, developer advertising point, and utter taxpayer boondoggle. For the use of a wildly inefficient, environmentally degrading form of transport, we the NYC residents get to foot the bill for the subsidies that keep the fares pegged to the subway rather than the real price of operation, which would be around $10 per ride. Which incentivizes Hornblower to put in more and more lines because they get guaranteed govt. (our) money for every boat rather than serving commuter demand like the NY/NJ commuter ferries from NY Waterway.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:32am courtneynoir:

Just got that Die Verlierer album and am digging it
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:33am Handy Haversack:

Oh no, Stanley! Sorry to hear it.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:33am Jason from Houston:

Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:33am Jason from Houston:

♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡ ♡
Avatar 10:33am Rev. Turnip Druid:

i am, as the kids say, LATE.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:34am steveo:

better late than latte
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:35am Threemoons 🌛🌕🌜:

@Stanley sorry to hear, ugh.
  10:35am No Culture…:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:38am Seanarchx:

Good morning all, great show. Exactly what i need right now.
  10:38am egould:

Thanks for the Really Red, Tom Dash. Just the thing to get my day started.
Avatar 10:38am Nodong Il:

Leslie, I'll check out your show. I think it's a beautiful thing to do a show for him. I wonder what I'll learn about this man i don't know. I'm sorry you lost him but i think that is a great tribute. I will do something of the same next month in honor of my beloved friend Blaine. Thank you for the great idea.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:39am LesleyK:

Handy, i love the ferry and use it all the time-but it's literally 2 blocks from my apt, so very convenient for me (i am not too close to the subway)
Avatar 10:39am Nodong Il:

Sorry for misspelling your name
  10:39am ryansterlingvirtue:

I loved that pop star song, where can I find it?
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:39am Stanley:

Thanks Handy and Threemoons. I'm all right. It could have been worse. The impact seems to have put the front out of alignment. More expense!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:39am Threemoons 🌛🌕🌜:

@HH the sad thing is that a ferry could have been done right. They have water taxis seamlessly integrated with the subway service in Copenhagen for example. And yeah, they are being used to drive overdevelopment of luxury housing, as opposed to being a real option for most people. I mean, in Lower Manhattan, you saw NY Waterways shuttles ALL OVER THE PLACE. They had no problem setting up shuttle service when they were moving rich folx and tourists from Lower Manhattan to Jersey and back every day. Regular schlubs like me are stuck though. I almost got mugged the last time I tried to get to the Astoria landing, which is smack dab in the middle of housing projects in a secluded corner thereof. Coming home, I got off at the LIC landing which is (SURPRISE) near a very $$$$$$$$$$ "public/private" park project (AKA taking of public parkland by RE developers) and hiked to the 7 train. OF COURSE Hell itself would freeze over before they simply extended the bus route up/down 30th Avenue to the Ferry because then *gasp* the POORS who take the subway may be tempted to use the Ferry. Thank you for coming to my TED talk.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:39am LesleyK:

Thanks Nodong Il, glad you will able to check out my show--and if you miss it, it will be on the archives. :)
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:42am Handy Haversack:

Oh, I use it whenever I can, too, LesleyK! Though since the ferry co. and developer are in a war over fixing the local landing, it's been over a year now since I was able to.
  10:47am Hi from Holland:

Aloha! Enjoying Culto Sin Nombre... new to me, but sounds great.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:48am Threemoons 🌛🌕🌜:

@HH I remember reading about that conflict. Such a 💩💩💩 show. NYC is an archipelago city--there is absolutely ZERO reason to NOT have seamlessly integrated ferries as part of the MTA system ESPECIALLY if they are pushing for the elimination of Metro cards (crappy idea but that's another TED talk) and using phones for everything. I should be able to step out of my front door, wait at the bus stop that is literally 10 steps from said door, take a bus to the ferry at the end of 30th Avenue and pay on the bus and then transfer to a ferry and then back into the system once I am at my destination if need be. It should take me an hour or less to get to Greenpoint, and a little longer to Redhook, not a convoluted BS thing involving 2 subways and a bus when the ferry is right here. And Red Hook may as well be on Mars if you are talking public transportation.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:53am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...seems when something reminds me of Fripp (again) ...it's never a bad thing...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:55am coelacanth∅:

good morning Tom and all
Avatar 10:55am Rev. Turnip Druid:

Avatar 10:56am HyperDose:

@3M If the Metro cards go then they want cash? Guessing they'll offer a yearly fee for our "convenience". This whole subscription business model is a bad idea for consumerism long term. Though it does give you another reason to cancel Netflix!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:57am Threemoons 🌛🌕🌜:

@Hyperdose they want to have everyone use an app eventually. Heck, it took forever for the busses to even start using MetroCards, and the "need a special ticket for express busses" machines in NYC still REQUIRE MetroCards IIRC. Such a waste of resources.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 10:57am Handy Haversack:

HyperDose: they want credit cards and phones only. Keeps the homeless out of the system, gets kickbacks from credit card companies, and allows every rider to be tracked.
Avatar 11:00am HyperDose:

Don't forget about all that sweet sweet third-party data mining, Handy!
Avatar 11:01am Megaroni:

Grooving into tropical NY weather weekend with DotDash :)
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 11:02am Threemoons 🌛🌕🌜:

@HH YEP. But still, no money to make every station and bus ADA compliant, which is the biggest scam of all. Luxury stations and ferries for the rich, crumbling inaccessible infrastructure for the poor. My Mom is not going to be taking a freaking Citibike from Port Authority bus terminal to oncologists on the Upper East Side, and she can't do subway stairs.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 11:04am Threemoons 🌛🌕🌜:

@HH and don't forget credit card FEES to even use their system commercially--paid by the MTA and ultimately by the taxpayers and riders. And of course, all the juicy, juicy overdraft fees that struggling folx will incur when they accidentally overdraw just swiping their phone before their paycheck hits and they wind up paying $35 in overdraft fees on a $2.75 fare. It's a gift to the banks, the same awesome folx who....prop up bullshit real estate schemes. Hmmmm....
Avatar 🎸 11:06am Analog Nights:

Neko > Nico
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 11:07am Threemoons 🌛🌕🌜:

I mean, imagine...you're struggling with a $15/hour minimum wage job, you live in a two-zone commute so it already costs you almost $10/day or more for express busses and subways...so you already lost one hour of pay just getting to/from work. One overdraft and you just lost over two more hours of work. And, depending on your bank, you may be subject to more than one overdraft fee a day. HSBC used to hit you for $10 for EACH overdraft, so if you didn't know you were over and just went about your day, it could really rack up.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 11:08am pollypinocle:

whoa! big news! (to me) ..will miss you in the morning, Tom!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 11:08am chris_in_space:

@TomDash I guess this is a good time to tell you how much I love your Friday morning slot. Really going to miss starting Fridays like this.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 11:08am Stanley:

I'm a bit sad about your move Tom. You will no longer be on my Friday afternoons.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 11:09am Ken From Hyde Park:

Good morning, Tom and Friday freeform formation.
  🎸 Swag For Life Member 11:09am Bernardo:

No Tom Dash!!! I need you in my Friday morning routine!!! 😢 😢
  11:09am egould:

I’ll listen to the night slot, for sure. I’ve really liked your Friday mornings though. Thank you for so much good music, Tom.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:09am Mike Sin:

Been enjoying the show! Thanks for the plug regarding tonight's fill-in!
Avatar 11:10am HyperDose:

$10? Bank of America's overdraft fee is $35. Ask me how I know 😂
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 11:11am Threemoons 🌛🌕🌜:

@HyperDose Yeah, I know RE the $35 fee from BOA, it made the legal industry news recently. Hence my saying that a minimum wage worker stands to lose over two hours of pay if they overdraw just trying to get to work. It's beyond predatory.
Avatar 🎸 11:12am Analog Nights:

Never heard Faye's show but pop punk is in the description. That could be a jarringly different vibe.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 11:12am chris_in_space:

That said, looks like the new schedule has changed from when I looked yesterday. Faye and Irwin are back, Trouble is off, and @TomDash is on at 9pm. This is verrrrry interesting.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 11:13am McGroovey:

I live in New Jersey, on a bus line that gets me to the Port Authority in about 25 minutes for $3.50, which is pretty good (although it would be even gooder if NJTransit could be part of the NYC fare system).

But I live not far from two NY Waterways ferry terminals. If I happen to be near them, heading for the city, the ferry would be the fastest way...except that they cost $12 or more (I've lost track of the price, because I rarely use them). That's less than the $18 car toll for the tunnel or the GWB, but obviously a lot more than $3.50.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:13am TomDash:

Sorry to be leaving the slot, folks! I had my meeting about summer and forward and really love this slot...it is just hard to maintain the lack of sleep thing! I average 2hrs of sleep before this show each week - weird! I just cannot fall asleep! So I said i'd keep as an option, but was open to moving...my dream is 12-3PM / 3-6PM weekdays...but this has been such a perfect slot! Except the sleep part...thanks for all the kinds words and hanging on Fridays!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:13am prof.fuzz:

mornin' y'all.
sorry i missed hearing Really Red's "Nico." They are good friends, and we were honored to record a version of that song for a tribute album that came out a couple of years ago. one of texas' best punk bands.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:14am BLCKDGRD:

This Raymilland reminds me that Siouxsie is 65 today, played on purpose?
  11:16am egould:

I’m gonna go get a coffee. Anybody want anything?
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 11:16am Threemoons 🌛🌕🌜:

Thank you @TomDash, will miss ya.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 11:18am Threemoons 🌛🌕🌜:

@McGroovey - I know, it makes no sense how fractured things are; there should be better seamless stuff between NY/NJ. And don't get me started RE how much I was paying when I had to do a Subway to the PATH commute...gah...
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 11:18am Handy Haversack:

I have dug muchly having you Friday mornings, TomDash, but K8 and I will be there for Wed. nights! That's a power slot!

Gotta go listen to the rest of the show while sitting in the car for street cleaning. Later on, Dashers!

Many thanks, TomDash!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:22am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Been great having this Program here really - but we'll still have you - & healthy happy well-slept FMU-Js is what we want of course.
  11:24am eva:

will miss you!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:26am TomDash:

thanks guys! you're making miss the morning show already...still got one more next week!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:27am fred:

Hey Tom and dashing listeners!
@Tom: The new Ilitch (PTM Works 2) should arrive at the station soon. You have to look at the pictures on this record
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:29am TomDash:

Hey fred! Will be sure to check it out!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:30am fred:

@Tom: the more current pics of Thierry and Patrick were taken at Le Baron Rouge, where Quentin hopes to see you someday
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:32am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...wasn't that long ago we were grieving Johnny Allen not having this slot anymore - for perspective - & we'll have both of you this Summer.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:32am TomDash:

Thanks Rev Rabbit! Yeah, I missed John's show too! ha...glad he's back this summer...
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 11:35am courtneynoir:

Love it when FMU shows move and they still fit into my live listening schedule!
  11:36am egould:

1,000,000 : 1? Those are crap odds. Good song though.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 11:36am Stanley:

Thanks for the good music, Tom.
Gotta dash (!). See you next week.
  🎸 Swag For Life Member 11:37am Bernardo:

Tom I would never have known…you operate super awesomely on no sleep sir.
I’ll sleep less so I can hear you in the midnight hour.
Avatar 11:40am HyperDose:

Plosives and sibilances coming through clear and crisp, Tom!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 11:40am mndave:

I didn't think I could possibly like Savak any more than I already did, and yet, here I am now
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:42am ChukAmok:

I can't eat before going on the air, but could not function on too little sleep. Hope the new slot is a bit more accommodating, Tom! Looking forward to the new nightly time slot!
Avatar 11:44am Wild Neil||Peace All:

Our credit union had a thing that if you overdraft it would go to your savings account. I would go argue with the bank over ovredraft fees and they would cancel them if I guilted them enough.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:45am Baja Joe:

Thanks for playing anything from Relayer
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:46am TomDash:

Thanks y'all! Yeah i LOVE this slot, just couldn't get a decent night sleep no matter how much I tried! ha. Really appreciate all the hanging this year...see ya next week, and then let's hang at night and get weird...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:46am maestroso:

Yes! Soundchaser! on WFMU, awesome.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:47am Baja Joe:

I used to play lead string tennis racket to this tune in my younger days.
Avatar 🎸 11:48am Listener Jonny in South Central... (Ohio):

My first real kind of obsessive favorite band was Yes. I was in 7th grade, it was like 85-86. YesShows kicked me in the ass. Parallels slayed me, of course. But Gates of Delerium blew my mind. I think I've ripped off riffs and phrases from that piece dozens of times since.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:49am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Never had a bad Prog aftertaste from Yes personally. Maybe a little muso diddley around the edges, & also the MTV period... The highs higher than the lows were low tho I guess is my point...
Avatar 🎸 11:49am Listener Jonny in South Central... (Ohio):

Gates of Delerium is the 2nd heavist song that Yes has done, behind South Side of The Sky.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:50am TomDash:

Listener Jonny - big band for me as a kid too - my older brother saw them a bunch in the 70s...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:50am G:

The cha cha cha bit came from a car commercial the band saw on TV while touring Australia...
Avatar 🎸 11:51am Listener Jonny in South Central... (Ohio):

I will follow to Wednesday nights. For sure.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:51am G:

"Cha cha Charger" I think the ad went.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:51am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...prefer KingCrimson with the black hat, as it were - but JonAnderson sells it...
  11:51am lawrence:

You guys know Howe and Wakeman play on the 1st Lou Reed solo album, right? Labelmates.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:52am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Sure, Wakeman is on Enos & Bowies...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:52am G:

Trying to throw 14 different musical styles/genres into on maybe 10 minute sing -- that's Sound Chaser...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:52am maestroso:

That Mini-Moog solo. Yikes!
  11:52am egould:

Haven’t heard this in 40 years. Too many notes.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:52am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...is why I never saw it as Prog versus Punk...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:53am ChukAmok:

Did anyone else catch Les The DJ's Rotations show on the Rock'n'Soul stream last night? It was an absolute scorcher!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:53am G:

Make that "one maybe ten minute song". Been up since 5:15, workbusy, rushing (That's not the same as Rush-ing)
Avatar 🎸 11:54am Analog Nights:

Why can't more prog sound like George Duke?
Avatar 11:54am Wild Neil||Peace All:

This double wig is like a palate cleanser for Yes and moving onto the next thing. Awesome!
Avatar 🎸 11:55am Listener Jonny in South Central... (Ohio):

90125 is a great album. It's as much a Trevor Horn album, as he did production. Great tunes, great playing. And fkit, they cashed in. Why not?

But of course, a sharp 90°turn there.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:55am fred:

Thanks Tom! The new slot is 3-6am for me, so I won't be around
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:55am G:

@RR63 -- one far from insignificant factor is that record labels saw right off that mid 70s punk required far less expenditure for recording time and tour staging than prog. Better profit margin.
  11:55am lawrence:

@Revolution Rabbit Nov63: https://strenglers.wordpress.com/2019/02/14/rick-wakeman-meets-jean-jacques-burnel/
Avatar 🎸 11:56am Listener Jonny in South Central... (Ohio):

@analognights I'd like a lot more than that to sound more like george duke. And george clinton.
Avatar 11:57am Wild Neil||Peace All:

@G-you make an interesting point. Johnny Rotten had a T shirt that said "I hate Pink Floyd".
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:57am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Every Genre has its potential assets & liabilities. Each has its Forms that make it that Genre - & each has people who use them Formulaically - or Creatively. Prog like Classical can sound like people practicing their scales in a BugsBunny cartoon - Punk can sound like the same three chords sawed away @ ad nauseam ('We didn't put out a Live album cause frankly we tended to sound like seals barking over jackhammers!' - JoeStrummer)...
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 11:57am LesleyK:

great show, thanks Tom!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:57am TomDash:

alright folks...wrapping up! see ya next week for a final Friday morning jam...thanks as always!
Avatar 11:57am HyperDose:

Thanks for the hang, TD!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:58am G:

@Jonny: Howe hates the Rabin era material. But he has some nerve there, after cashing in with Asia making deliberately super-commercial arena rock. Heck, the first Asia album was one of the biggest selling albums of 82, and the other members of Yes got jealous, hence 90125. Just like Gabriel following ex-bandmates Genesis into top-of-charting in 86, Sledgehammer etc..
  Swag For Life Member 11:58am captain beef fart:

Love that quote from Strummer, RRN63.
Great show today, Tom!
Avatar 🎸 11:58am Analog Nights:

Thanks Tom, insomnia jam warrior
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 11:59am steveo:

thank you Tom
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:00pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Lydon since said Floyd never put out anything unworthy, I think? Everything is context...
~ TY Always DJ TD ~
  2:56pm P-90:

Thanks DJ JA!
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