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Options April 23, 2010: Junebug vs Crazy Eddie

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments New Approx. start time
Billy n Bryce  Intro   Options            
Audio Two   Top Billin'   Options Single  First Priority Music  1987      0:02:54 (Pop‑up)
Travis Senger & Mark Skillz  The Filmmakers Discuss "White Lines And The Fever: The Death Of DJ Junebug"   Options       The hip-hop documentary "White Lines And The Fever: The Death Of DJ Junebug," which premiered at SXSW and will be screened again during the Tribeca Film Festival in New York this month, is the story of the Bronx old school hip-hop mecca Disco Fever and one of its central musical figures - the late great hip-hop pioneer DJ Junebug. The documentary, which includes interviews with such legendary old school hip-hop artists as DJ Hollywood, Disco Bee, Sweet G, and Kurtis Blow, tells the story with a tragic ending of the super talented DJ Junebug's double-life as a turntablist and drug dealer. Directed by Travis Senger the film was inspired by the 2004 Wax Poetics article "When The Fever Was The Mecca," penned by Mark Skillz who co-wrote the film. Skillz and Senger, in town for the Tribeca Film Festival, along with Disco Bee and Sweet G will stop by WFMU to join Billy Jam. For more information, go here: http://www.tribecafilm.com/filmguide/white_lines__the_fever_the_death_of_dj_junebug-film29071.html?sortBy=title&curView=browseDetail&c=y&3311=171776&4314=0&3396=0&pageSize=15    0:09:24 (Pop‑up)
DJ Hollywood, Disco Bee, Sweet GEE, Kurtis Blow  excerpt from "White Lines And The Fever: The Death Of DJ Junebug"   Options           0:37:58 (Pop‑up)
T-Ski Valley   Catch The Beat   Options Single  Grand Groove Records   1981      0:45:59 (Pop‑up)
Sweet Gee   Games People Play   Options Single  Fever Records   1983      0:51:48 (Pop‑up)
Flying Lotus   Nose Art   Options Cosmogramma  Warp Records  2010    *   0:59:37 (Pop‑up)
Flying Lotus   ..And The World Laughs With You ft. Thom Yorke   Options Cosmogramma  Warp Records  2010    *   1:01:56 (Pop‑up)
Lali Puna   Everything Is Always   Options Our Inventions  Morr Music   2010    *   1:04:02 (Pop‑up)
Flying Lotus   Satelllliiiiiteee   Options Cosmogramma  Warp Records  2010    *   1:07:31 (Pop‑up)
Jimmy Penguin  Internude   Options Funk-Hop-Core  Community Skratch Music  2      1:11:28 (Pop‑up)
Mikey Fingers   Expressions / Anderton / Nuu Duu   Options Today, Tomorrow and the Day after that...          1:12:57 (Pop‑up)
Flying Lotus vs. 4:19 vs. Stephen Colbert              1:16:02 (Pop‑up)
Timmy Time   Timmy Time Theme   Options           1:19:25 (Pop‑up)
The Pioneers   Longshot Kick De Bucket   Options Single  Trojan   1969      1:20:12 (Pop‑up)
Gang Starr  Code Of The Streets   Options Single  Chrysalis Records  1994      1:23:20 (Pop‑up)
Gang Starr  Step Into The Arena   Options Single  Chrysalis Records  1991      1:26:12 (Pop‑up)
Gang Starr  You Know My Steez   Options Single  Noo Trybe  1997      1:29:49 (Pop‑up)
Gang Starr  Take It Personal   Options Single  Chrysalis Records  1992      1:33:16 (Pop‑up)
Gang Starr  Mass Appeal   Options Single  Chrysalis Records  1994      1:36:27 (Pop‑up)
Gang Starr   Jazz Thing   Options Single  CBS  1990      1:39:29 (Pop‑up)
Frankie Beverly & Maze   Before I Let Go (DJ APT ONE Edit)   Options           1:43:58 (Pop‑up)
Murs + 9th Wonder  Cigarettes & Liquor   Options Fornever  Fontana  2010    *   1:47:57 (Pop‑up)
Take   Before You Think   Options Only Mountain          1:50:59 (Pop‑up)
Kurtis Blow  The Breaks   Options Single  Mercury   1980      1:54:58 (Pop‑up)
DJ Babu  Intro / I Don't C U / K- DUB (Billy Jam Remix)   Options The Beat Tape Vol. 2  Nature Sounds   2010      1:58:19 (Pop‑up)
Aretha Franklin  I Say A Little Prayer (Billy Jam Remix)   Options           2:03:19 (Pop‑up)
Conna Jay  Ruby In The Dust   Options VA: Community Scratch Music Volume 2  Nozl Recordings   2010      2:05:28 (Pop‑up)
Take   Before You Think   Options Only Mountain          2:07:17 (Pop‑up)
Jimmy Penguin   Rasia   Options Funk-Hop-Core  Community Skratch Music  2010      2:10:45 (Pop‑up)
DJ Skizo & 2P  Watch Me   Options         *   2:14:13 (Pop‑up)
DJ Musaics (DJ SOLO)  Babylon Rhythm Excursion   Options           2:19:45 (Pop‑up)
DJ Blood One  Murderation & Configuration   Options VA: Community Scratch Music Volume 2  Nozl Recordings   2010      2:22:48 (Pop‑up)
Tara Cross   Tempus Fugit   Options VA: The Minimal Wave Tapes Volume 1  Stones Throw   2010      2:25:33 (Pop‑up)
Four Tet   Sing   Options There Is Love In You  Domino  2010      2:29:29 (Pop‑up)
Caribou  Bowls   Options Swim  Merge Records  2010      2:35:21 (Pop‑up)
Flying Lotus   Galaxy In Janaki   Options Cosmogramma  Warp Records  2010    *   2:41:10 (Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

  3:03pm Sean Daily:

First comment! Woo hoo!
  3:06pm CheriPi:

#2!!! sounds great so far...
  3:35pm Tall Paul:

Yo Marc, will Whitelines and The Fever be released internationally? Or it will be only available in the States? Thanks for the history. Peace, One Love
  3:37pm monica:

great interview, billy! makes me wanna order a moet split. the fever was an amazing place and sal was always the best. fave d.j. hollywood record: "To Whoever It May Concern"
  3:38pm Cecile:

if they are still doing the Twin Cities Festival of Hip Hop, this movie should play there!
  3:42pm Tall Paul:

Just checked out the trailer and its hot check it out at: http://www.traileraddict.com/trailer/white-lines-fever/trailer
  3:44pm efd:

So glad you had those guys on, Billy - excellent listening. I've always loved Lovebug Starski without really knowing the whole story of the scene he came out of, so I'm looking forward to seeing this when it becomes available to the hoi polloi like me.
  3:58pm efd:

Monica, if you're still out there I know you're hearing that stereo-separated "W..... B...... L..... S" ID in your head while this song is playing!
  4:05pm monica:

"In A Class By Itself," efd!
  4:21pm north guinea hills:

this new flying lotus is deep. there's some harp in there, reminiscent of his great-aunt, alice coltrane.
  4:23pm seang:

Time for some Chiba Chiba!
  4:44pm Cecile:

Billy, have you got Words I Manifest? That's where I discovered Gang Starr - that vid on MTV.
  4:46pm Tall Paul:

Yo Billy, any chance of you spinning one of the following: Positivity, Just to get a rep, Full Clip or Step in the Arena? Love the picutres from the home town. Later Peace.
  4:46pm Timi Dz...Nutz:

Hey All...Miss'n everything today. Just wanted to chime in and shout out to all. Next week in Da Bay yall.....
  4:51pm Timi Dz...Nutz:

Billy Thanks from the Timmy Time Shout out...I'll listen to the show tomerrow. Hey Paul and Sean...Woo Hoo.!.! The death of Guru was a real loss to our genaration of Hip Hop.!.! Till infinity yall.....
  4:53pm foxy brown:

i love the old school hip-hop theme of today's show billyjam! especially your interview with the filmmaker and author of the documentary about the disco fever. speaking as someone who grew up in that neighborhood blocks from fever it took me back to my childhood. i'm not sure if your guests mentioned that the disco fever was also featured prominently in the film krush groove. rest in peace guru, you were a great mc! long live the disco fever, 371, rooftop & funhouse!
  5:00pm Tall Paul:

Yo Timi, looking forward to the Timi D show next week:-). Yep your right it is a sad loss with the death of Guru. May he rest in peace. Now this Kurtis B takes me back when HipHop and B-Boying came to the Dublin streets in the earlys 80's.
  5:03pm LizGig:

Hi Billy! Hello all! Love the photos. And the music.
  5:15pm mb:

the boom bap. we gotta bring it back.
  5:16pm djspiderman:

Ahhhh blisss, its Friday ,its Billy Jam ,great show , top interview, excellent transition , digging this loud and floppy
  5:16pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

Dammit! Missed the interview. My computer was acting stupid.
  5:23pm jimmy penguin:

nice one man, just tuning in..
  5:27pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

Mad PROPS to the CSG on the latest compilation! That sucker is NICE!!!
  5:27pm jimmy penguin:

big up blood 1 and all the comunity skratch music volume 2 heads... nice one billy.
  5:27pm LizGig:

Keep it upbeat, Billy, please - I've just realised that a 1/2 day's work has disappeared off my computer. No trace of it anywhere, not even an autosaved version.
  5:36pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

Is the computer you are using a work computer?
  5:37pm north guinea hills:

Have a great weekend everyone!
  5:39pm LizGig:

It is, ALF, but I don't think IT can help me. I'm pretty certain I opened a version attached to an email and, although I saved compulsively, I didn't click Yes when it asked me if I wanted to save the changes to the email itself.
  5:40pm LizGig:

Mea culpa, mea culpa, mea MAXIMA culpa.
  5:42pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

Oh...I was gonna ask you if your company gives you your own personal folder on the network?
  5:45pm LizGig:

Nah. They use SharePoint. Usually working off SharePoint is no good for me because I have culchie broadband, but I wouldn't have this problem now if I had used it. Bye bye budget target. However, Flying Lotus is absolutely amazing, and far more important than my company's poxy budget.
  5:51pm LizGig:

I vote for listening to Flying Lotus.
  5:56pm Bad Ronald:

Way late to the party but anted to say hi and you kicked ass on Sunday. Tried to call in but couldn't get through... Happy Weekend everyone!
  5:58pm Todd 76%:

As kickin' and informative as ever! Tanx, Billy!
  6:00pm Tall Paul:

Yo Bill, thanks for the dope show. Have a great weekend and talk to you soon. Yo Alf n Jimmy big up and catch you laater. Peace, One Love
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