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Options May 4, 2009: TALKY-WALKY

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Artist Track Album Comments Approx. start time
bitrate  it's raining on the sunshine coast   Options     0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
expo 70  Transcending Energy From Light   Options     0:09:09 (Pop‑up)
Sperm  jazz jazz excerpt   Options     0:13:57 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
a small good thing 
Loop 5-building,loop from 10   Options     0:19:45 (Pop‑up)
nomo  invisible cities   Options     0:27:27 (Pop‑up)
zenlo  Re-Mex   Options     0:33:20 (Pop‑up)
Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O.  sorcerers stone of the magi   Options     0:35:04 (Pop‑up)
Lo Moda  Anonymous Cats   Options     0:38:04 (Pop‑up)
the blops  Pintando Azul El Mar   Options     0:43:18 (Pop‑up)
joyce  naticional kid   Options     0:46:36 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Manuel Gottsching 
e2 e4 loop   Options     0:49:34 (Pop‑up)
alaska in winter  twenty four hours in lake of ice   Options     0:58:34 (Pop‑up)
the bats  broken path   Options     1:01:21 (Pop‑up)
bobby and blumm  On an Unknown Beach   Options not given lightly morr    1:05:05 (Pop‑up)
reg pantel  sweetpea and suzanne   Options     1:08:51 (Pop‑up)
sonny and the sunsets  strange love   Options     1:20:57 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
prefuse 73 
loop   Options     1:21:17 (Pop‑up)
lsd march  track 2   Options Uretakumo Nakunarutorika    1:22:46 (Pop‑up)
kid montana  cans ambush   Options     1:26:03 (Pop‑up)
Onna  Cortigiana Dal Velo   Options     1:29:32 (Pop‑up)
The Pains of Being Pure At Heart  contender   Options     1:36:35 (Pop‑up)
plain ride  how much love is there   Options     1:38:39 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
halo benders 
loop   Options     1:48:58 (Pop‑up)
Tobacco  little pink riding hood   Options     1:51:59 (Pop‑up)
dj yoda  chatterbox   Options     1:53:04 (Pop‑up)
Blaine L. Reininger  flame on   Options     1:53:56 (Pop‑up)
Hugo Montenegro  stutterolog   Options     1:57:29 (Pop‑up)
monks  space age   Options     2:00:09 (Pop‑up)
perry and kingsley  computer in love   Options     2:02:17 (Pop‑up)
?  track one   true vine series 78s    2:05:29 (Pop‑up)
Essence  fever   Options the big mack lable    2:08:56 (Pop‑up)
the fabulettes  try the worrying way   Options     2:12:05 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
james brown 
loop   Options     2:17:32 (Pop‑up)
dale watson  truckin Queen!!   Options     2:20:02 (Pop‑up)
the lollypop shoppe  i'm gonna be there   Options     2:21:40 (Pop‑up)
vince taylor  Right Behind You Baby   Options     2:24:43 (Pop‑up)
ralph white  stain on my brain   Options     2:27:28 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Seksu Roba 
cookbook   Options     2:30:35 (Pop‑up)
velveeta heartbreak  i shot the invisible man   Options     2:39:09 (Pop‑up)
bird names  defined styles   Options     2:40:08 (Pop‑up)
dragging an ox through water  i would understand   Options     2:43:17 (Pop‑up)
mike rep  donavans brain   Options     2:44:46 (Pop‑up)
jaco-o and the tennessee  ditch road   Options     2:47:49 (Pop‑up)
crystal stilts  love is a wave   Options     2:51:09 (Pop‑up)
evaporators  uhh!   Options i got a rash    2:52:41 (Pop‑up)
jonathan richman  affection   Options     2:56:45 (Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

  9:05am annie:

morning benjamen!! morning listeners!
  9:08am Parq:

Ah, it happened again. Turned the radio on before turning the puter off, and the lag is just the right length so that the two Bitrate feeds are in counterpoint synch. You oughta hear it.
  9:08am Bad Ronald:

Morning folks.

Annie - I got your 78s from Joe yesterday, thank you so much!!! Joe said you may want the red crate back, is that the case?
  9:09am Jøe Steele:

  9:09am Devin:

Mornin' ya'll's
  9:10am Jøe Steele:

Ah yes, Stardust, who looks strangley like "Space"
  9:11am annie:

BR!!! word! nah! keep the case, in case you could use it.. i think i was overthinking that. use it for recycling.. or some such thing.. glad you are happy, would love to know what you think. i do have more.. just have to retrieve them..
  9:12am bw:

morning all! phew.. got all my wires tangled.. and they are wet to boot! but we are here!
  9:15am Star Man:

Good Morning Benjamen, great show so far. Can wait to see what adventures Stardust gets into.
  9:15am Bad Ronald:

I had a blast last night thanks to you. I drove everybody crazy cause I played "Come on-a My House" like five times in a row!
  9:16am Jeffrey:

YES! Sperm in the morning!
  9:17am bw:

always time for sperm I guess!
  9:17am annie:

good for you!!! i miss my victrola sometimes..
  9:18am Freddy from: West Orange Plumbing Supply:

So this is what it sounds like when a baby is made
  9:19am Jøe Steele:

I forgot about Stardust's complete disregard for the 4th Amendment.
  9:20am David:

Sperm is good for your ears.
  9:26am Pieter:

Good morning All
  9:27am Parq:

Congrats to these guys on the silliest, most convoluted bad-guy plot I've ever seen.
  9:28am Freddy from: West Orange Plumbing Supply:

Stardust is so jacked, it makes his head look small
  9:29am annie:

it bears repeating to be sure!!
  9:29am Jøe Steele:

There's too many powerful rays and magnets made available to villans. Thats the problem.
  9:30am detroitdave:

"we'll chain ourselves to the ground"???? WHAT??????
  9:32am detroitdave:

"Hydraulic" balance RAY??
  9:34am dc pt:

alrightt! Stardust!
  9:34am Parq:

BW: "For those of you still shaking your heads and muttering WTF, I'll repeat that panel . . ."
  9:37am Parq:

Bad guys: "Then we'll *really* be able to get the girls, and -- hold it . . ."
  9:37am Jøe Steele:

They could suceed, or end up in jail. It'd pretty much be the same, just on a different scale.
  9:38am dc pat:

quiet guys! It's a good plan and might work...
  9:39am The Legendary Stardust Cowboy:

I did *not* rip off this dude's name. For the record.
  9:40am Bad Ronald:

Stardust kinda reminds me of Mr Neutron. Especially the hair.
  9:41am postmanpaul:

salutations mere mortals and benjamen!
thank you benjamen for another slice of comic art from your inexhaustible vault of byzantine science fiction...
bad ronald and 78's aficionados, i have discovered a junk shop here in brighton uk that has three antique portable 78" players at $30/35 each, they are beautiful - should i buy?!
  9:42am bw:

I wish I had his powers.. dealing with DIVA for other radio job who just emailed me LAST minute to cancel

  9:43am dc p:

what does "anti-solar" got to do with it?? It's like Hanks had no interest in physics at all.
  9:43am dei x:

just tuning in; please send rain to NH so my forsythia and hazelnuts don't dry out. And if Stardust is such a scientific marvel who knows all planets, how come he can't operate a standard issue Martian gun? The instructions are printed on the damn hopsfveeble cover, just like on their cannons and mego(blork) torches!
  9:43am Parq:

Paul, can you afford not to? I don't have any 78s or any plans to acquire some, and I'd still buy one at that price.
  9:46am Bad Ronald:

Agreed, you should grab them!!!
  9:46am sebastian:

hey. los blops. nice.
  9:48am David:

It would be kind of funny watching everything floating around. Especially swine.
  9:49am annie:

PMP, go for it. the ayes have it!
  9:50am "dei" x:

Oh, now I get it. We're reading about two. Totally. Different. Super. Wizards. I just thought his other costume was at the cleaner's.
  9:50am dc pat:

Oh yeah, that reminds me: stop eating pigs you mothers! <s>
  9:51am David:

That's about the same price as a good box set of cds. Buy it already!
  9:52am Cecile:

oh hai. I'm working from home, just popping in from time to time.

bw, remember, Bats Crooked Path!
  9:52am Jøe Steele:

I love how the villian's plan takes about three sentences from being thought of to being carried out. I guess they have to be fast in the age of Big Brother Stardust.
  9:52am David:

What! No flying pigs?
  9:53am duke:

Wow. It looks like the rapture.
  9:53am dei x:

Paul, make sure you can still find/ make needles for those turntables! Otherwise you have very large bookends with knobs.
  9:53am Some Guy:

NOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!! Stardust has to do something
  9:53am dc pat:

normal flu kills about 30,000/year
  9:56am cecile:

yes. but as other people have mentioned, the heinie flu (as I am calling this) kills people who don't usually die from the flu.

Better safe than sorry - but hysteria is ridiculous. Just wash your hands and cough in your sleeve. Der.
  9:56am Jøe Steele:

You see this panel with the people hurtling into space? Thats what happens when someone says a bad word on live TV.
  9:59am postmanpaul:

hahaha! ok folks i'm convinced! i'm looking forward to putting them to the test - wow, music that comes out of a 'serial box' lid!
dei x - yeah, i'm bearing that in mind. i'll check out availability on collectors .
cecile - i always wash my hands after coming into contact with chimney flue.
  10:00am karao:

mornin' bw!
  10:00am dc p:

just trying to supply the data--actually more like 20,000/year. Quite correct about pig flu, but it's just funny that Stalin is always proved right: "One death is a tragedy. A million deaths is just a statistic."
  10:00am detroitdave:

What good is this plan??? All thats left is a few Gyp Clipp gang members with NO CHICKS!?
  10:01am postmanpaul:

ahem...cereal box lids, that is...
  10:01am dc p:

pork flu is what I'm calling it now.
  10:02am owen:

um, detroitdave. youre forgetting all the people who were indoors when the gang did the solar-whatever-thing.
  10:03am Jøe Steele:

No doubt at least one woman for Stardust to take back to his private asteroid.
  10:03am Cecile:

  10:04am detroitdave:

Then why were they going to chain themselves to the ground? just go inside right? an the chicks will be there!
  10:04am bw:

the rapture panel makes it all worth while!

there is a second book coming out soon of fletcher hanks stuff - edited and put together by Paul Karasik - maybe I will get him on the show when it comes out
  10:05am cecile:

ah, the Bats. THE MFing Bats.
  10:05am sebastian:

hey! the leader of the anti-gravity gang looks like charles bukowski
  10:05am detroitdave:

ahhhhhhh.........the rapture panel will tell the story!
  10:05am postmanpaul:

ahem...can't see many pigs in space, or zebras or hippies or chics, or....a very mysterious business indeed.
  10:06am ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

What's up Cecile?!
  10:06am annie:

he's still darting...
  10:07am Cecile:

not much. Workin' from home the next coupla days.
how goes it for you, ALF?
  10:07am detroitdave:

And why do these super heroes all travel in a "tubular spacial??
  10:08am dei x:

...the better to get up skirt photos
  10:08am ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

Cool! Wish I could work from home.
  10:09am annie:

cecile check your email..
  10:10am cecile:

I will, girl

ALF I only do it when I'm on medical leave or about to go on medical leave, so it is a mixed blessing
  10:14am Cecile:

awesome set, bw.
  10:16am Phil:

I googled Reg Pantel, but nothing came up. Where can I find the release with the track just played?
  10:17am detroitdave:

How will they spend money if they are the only ones on earth??? an Cecile, dont make perverted comments at BW, this is a clean comment board.
  10:19am cecile:

what perverted comments? I save those for Ken.
  10:20am detroitdave:

the 10:14 comment
  10:21am Cecile:

lol, detroitdave. perv
  10:22am detroitdave:

oh..........was it just me?
  10:22am Jøe Steele:

Wow, Stardust is a sadistic bastard.
  10:23am Dave Lazonby:

hi Phil-its Reg Pantal--its a split single with my group Geese on Vanity Case Records.
you can get it from Vanity Case here http://www.myspace.com/vanitycaserecords
and from Norman Records mailorder in the uk from May 11th.

  10:24am detroitdave:

Again, WHERE will this lone idiot "spend" this money
  10:25am annie:

dd- he will go to the store and plunk his money down on the honour system, nice man that he is..
  10:26am dc pat:

yeah, that's why this is so great--makes no sense at all
  10:27am detroitdave:

I guess its ok,.......if he's honest.
  10:29am annie:

he might even leave a tip..
  10:30am detroitdave:

I need some of those "attractor beams", I'll find a good use for em, Gotta make sure it only works on wimmin tho
  10:31am dei x:

And you can use this pick up line: "Are we related?... Would you like to be?"
  10:32am Parq:

"A billion earth people are now under his control" --who knew Stardust was the head of the broadcasting industry!
  10:32am bw:

dei - I think the best line is now "hey girl - I know your mom"
  10:37am Phil:

Thank you Mr. Dave Lazonby.
  10:51am cecile:

ok, I heard a song on the PA at Conchords last night. It goes "they call me _________ that's not my name." Catchy as hell. Who does it?
  10:52am roofless:

i think the accuplaylist may be off again?
  10:53am andyaye:

The "that's not my name' song is by the Ting Tings. They are big over here in merry old england!
  10:53am ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

This song sounds TIGHT!!! It sounds like something I would make on the Controller 1
  10:54am Bad Ronald:

The Ting Tings?
  10:54am owen:

cecile. that is the most maddenly irritating song ever. it was a huge hit in the uk and got constant airplay. yes, the ting tings.
  10:55am roofless:

so was the british rap/glitchy (was that grime?) song dj yoda? i was really feeling that last synth number
  10:55am bw:

yes to yoda
sorry about the mix up
  10:57am roofless:

no problem. so then what was after the yoda? or was that the outro to the song? the kinda heavy head bobbing synth stuff. i really liked it.
  10:58am Cecile:

I never heard it. So, it's cute. But I will not inflict it on others...Just my own iPod
  11:00am bw:

roofless - it was the end of the yoda track
  11:01am owen:

ok cecile. good. so long as you promise not to play it out of every speaker in the country for a number of months (as happened over here last summer...) i reckon it'll probably be ok.
  11:03am annie:

i was trying to find a radio station this weekend that was NOT playing pete seeger or bob dylan... almost impossible..
  11:03am Carmichael:

Hi everyone. I just saw the Monks doumentary on Sundance the other night. Pretty interesting stuff.
  11:03am dc p:

hey did any of you all watch the monks documentary on Friday?? Pretty good...
  11:04am Carmichael:

Gershon Kingsley?!? I have not heard this.
  11:06am bw:

love the mon ks doc - saw it here in nyc a while ago
it was on TV?
  11:07am Carmichael:

Yup. Surprised me too. And on Sundance, which means no commercials!
  11:11am What!:

Wait...you mean the "I Hate You" Monks?
  11:12am Jøe Steele:

I know Stardust is supposed to be the good guy, but his omnipresence and vigilante style of justice frightens me.
  11:12am bob dylan?:

if there is anything wrong with bob dylan, i dont wanna be right
  11:12am dc p:

right but I had to stay up WAY past my bed time. I found it kind of weird that they all seemed to be distancing themselves from the Monks now...except maybe Dave.
  11:13am dc p:

yep, I Hate You Monks.
  11:13am What!:

...I looked it up, nevermind. I missed it! Maybe it was the same German TV doc that is on youtube...?
  11:14am cecile:

this is awesome. The Fabulettes diet.
  11:14am Carmichael:

Those very Monks. At one point, an audience member shouts; "I HATE YOU!!". Everyone laughs, and Eddie Shaw says, "Thanks. We hate you, too."
  11:14am What!:

cool. Thanks, dc.
  11:15am dc p:

man, stardust is really putting the squeeze on Gip in the ? pannel
  11:17am karao:

i loved this part of the monks doc:
  11:18am dc p:

karao: yeah, that was wild, didn't know about that.
  11:22am BSI:

Just got back from six rounds of glandular nightmare-weaving in the hamster vortex! What did I miss?
  11:23am Cecile:

this is the most twisted and best song that trucking queen.
  11:28am Ike:

Anybody near NY Penn Station: Your favorite sinister iced tea corporation is giving away two free slices of pizza with a sinister bottle of oversweetened iced tea on E. side of 7th Ave. btwn. 33rd/34th. Pizza's not bad. Also giving away boring T-shirts. Might be over by now, though. The rain is discouraging, I think, b/c there was no line.

Aw dang, I missed Pains of Being Pure At Heart.
  11:29am still b/p:

Man, it's hot. Run to outer space and get me a Gypsicle, wouldja?
  11:36am Jøe Steele:

The more I hear about thie Nic Cage movie, the less I want to see it.
  11:36am Ike:

Also, Bryce, who has recovered from the swine/capuchin/aardvark flu, dropped $0.31. The lurking Amtrak coin fairy picked it up and put it in escrow for him. Don't let the coin fairy forget.
  11:38am Parq:

Liz, Severus Snape doesn't have a beard. Okay, in the books he did, but still, Harry's dad didn't.
  11:38am Jøe Steele:

Stardust is cruel and oppressive.
  11:38am cecile:

you can end your show any way you like, bw
  11:39am detroitdave:

just got back to my desk and Joe Steele is right...this vigilante justice seems harsh and oppressive. Maybe 'bama can regulate stardust's power over us so we can sleep at nite.
  11:40am dc p:

It kind of turned into Modern Lovers vs Post-Modern Lovers J. Richman
  11:40am dc pat:

also, what good does it do to have the "ice chamber" if you don't advertise it??
  11:42am Jøe Steele:

Gyp deserves a trial!
  11:43am detroitdave:

I mean....he didnt even fly Gip to the ice chamber...he just effen threw him there from earth for gods sake! An yeah, DC it fails to frighten thieves if they dont know its there kinda like the doomday machine.
  11:43am Parq:

DC, it's like the prison in Face/Off - general deterrence isn't part of the deal, just extreme specific deterrence.
  11:43am Ike:

Cecile, I wasn't necessarily advocating that BW stop playing the song, I was just saying I don't like the frackin' song. Sorry, BW, I didn't mean to take that to another show's comments. The song upsets me because I have trouble taking its wise advice, plus I can't take JR's warbly voice. (Although it's a hell of a lot nicer than D. Banhart's or Antony's.)
  11:43am annie:

if he makes that face too much his face will freeze like that
  11:44am detroitdave:

good one annie!
  11:45am dc pat:

"Keep thinking, Gyp." that's harsh!
  11:47am Jøe Steele:

Stardust obviously has roid rage.
  11:48am detroitdave:

So BW........where was thus "rapture panel" that would help me out?? I feel like we tortured Gyp without a trial. Now......we dont do that in America do we??
  11:50am AnAnonymousParty:

Statdust's punishment plan is foiled 15 minutes later when "Gyp" begins to think, "On man, I really gotta pee."
  11:53am detroitdave:

so he pees,.... thawing the ice, grabs his collar and hurtles himself back to earth to try another plan!
  11:54am Chris:

They didn't call it the Golden Age of comics for nothing.
  11:55am detroitdave:

it just goes to show ya......NEVER trust a guy who flys around in an invisible dildo!
  11:57am Jøe Steele:

Yeah thanks for ignoring the Bill of Rights Stardust.
  11:57am bw:

bye everyone
see ya next week
  11:59am Gyp:

Note to self: chain all chicks down first THEN turn on the anti-solar ray.
  11:59am detroitdave:

Fun stuff BW!
  11:59am Support the Stardust:

You wouldn't be so critical of his methods if you were drifting in space unconscious and gasping.
  12:38pm Paul Karasik:

hmm...Can I be on your show to talk about the new Fletcher Hanks book ("You Shall Die By Your Own Evil Creation!") even if I cannot recognize a single one of the recording artists noted above?
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