Options Are We There Yet? with Tamar: Playlist from September 23, 2010 Options

Hither and zither and yon and on. Except for the zither. Mostly.

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Options September 23, 2010: A duck, some crickets, and coloful taboo treasures

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Artist Track Album Label Format Comments
Sirojiddin Juraev, Homayun Sakhi, et al  Sayr-i Badakhshan   Options Music of Central Asia Volume 9: In the Footseps of Babur  Smithsonian Folkways  CD   
Takeharu Kunimoto and the Last Frontier  Pray for Asia   Options SXSW 2006 - Japan Sounds From Way Out East  Jetro  CD   
Fun Boy Three  It Ain't What You Do . . .   Options The Fun Boy Three  Chrysalis  LP   
Debo Band & Kidid  Adderech Arada (Kiddid Remix)   Options   Electric Cowbell  45   
Mukam Art Troupe of Xinjiang  Love for Homeland   Options Don't Torment Me, Dear  Hugo  CD   
Josef Marais and Miranda  The Crickets   Options Ballads of Many Lands  Decca  LP   
Sir Richard Bishop  Hecate Awakens   Options Knucklehead Freefall  No Label  CD   
The Lonesome Drifter  Your New Love   Options Eager Boy  Ram  LP   

Music behind DJ:
Phil Kraus 





Gilberto Gil  Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band   Options 1971  Mercury / PolyGram  CD  Because I think of SPLHCB (reprise) as the penultimate song, and as this is my penultimate regular show, various alternating versions have filtered into my mind this week. This is one of them. 
Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers  Am I Fooling Myself Again   Options The Best of . . .  Rhino  CD   
Janelle Monae  Come Alive (The War of the Roses)   Options The ArchAndroid  Bad Boy / Wondaland  CD   
Monade  Sunrise Telling   Options Socialisme ou Barbarie: The Bedroom Recordings  Drag City  CD   
Sid Bass & His Orchestra  Pick Yourself Up   Options With Bells On  RCA Camden  LP   
P. Miles Bryson  (A Brief But Incongruous) Introduction On How To Wander Aimlessly And Achieve The Newest Impossible Cosmetic Conspiracy   Options Megalomaniac Decorator's Quarterly  Illegal Art  CD   

Music behind DJ:
Phil Kraus 

In a Persian Market   Options




Shop Assistants  I Will Never Be Friends With You   Options Will Anything Happen  Chrysalis  LP   
Kim Ki O  Zorla, Zorlar   Options Dans  Enfant Terrible  CD   
Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark  Souvenir   Options Architecture and Morality  Epic  LP   
The XX  Basic Space   Options XX  XL/Young Turks  CD   
ESG  Talk It   Options Step Off  Soul Jazz  CD   
Aleuda  Passarinho   Options Far Out Spaced Odyssey (v/a)  Far Out   CD   
Arica  River   Options Heaven  Arica Institute  CD   
Thurston Knudson, Augie Goupil and Their Jungle Rhythmists  Conga Kongo   Options Jungle Drums  Decca  LP   
Arthur Lyman  Taboo   Options Taboo  Rykodisc  CD   
So Percussion & Matmos  Treasure   Options Treasure State  Cantaloupe  CD   

Music behind DJ:
Phil Kraus 





Kaleidoscope  Dive Into Yesterday   Options Tangerine Dream  Repertoire  CD   
Asha Bhosle & Mohammed Rafi  Chura Liya Hai Tum Ne   Options Yaadon Ki Baaraat (soundtrack)  The Gramophone Co. of India Ltd.  CD   
Cesaria Evora  Falta de Forca   Options Radio Mindelo: Early Recordings  Lusafrica  CD   
Aaltjie van Denburg  The Little White Duck   Options Somebody's Tall and Handsome  Van Ayr  LP   
Rose Maddox  Fried Potatoes   Options $35 and a Dream  Arhoolie  CD   
Pete Drake & His Talking Steel Guitar  Ya'll Come   Options For Pete's Sake  Gusto  CD   
Boothill Foot-Tappers  Get Your Feet out of My Shoes   Options Ain't That Far From Boothill  Cherry Red  LP   
Cornelius  The Microdisneycal World Tour   Options Fantasma  Matador  CD   
Four Tops  Wonderful Baby   Options Phil's Spectre II - Another Wall of Soundalikes  Ace  CD   
Smith  Mojaleskey Ridge   Options A Group Called Smith  Dunhill  LP   
Tabla Beat Science  Secret Channel   Options Tala Matrix  Axiom  CD   

Music behind DJ:
Phil Kraus 


the Percussive 



No Age  Losing Feeling   Options   Sub Pop  EP   
Richard  Run DMT   Options Welcome Home/Diggin' the Universe (V/A)  Woodsist  LP   
The Steps  Ibu Kota   Options Krontjong Warna-Warni  Remaco  CD-R   
Peggy Lee  The No-Color Time of Day   Options Make It with You  Capitol  LP   
Samara Lubelski  Have You Seen The Colors   Options Parallel Suns  The Social Registry  CD   
Rolling Stones  She's a Rainbow   Options More Hot Rocks  Abko  CD   

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Listener comments!

  12:03pm dc pat:

this has to be from Afghanistan?
  12:06pm annie:

tamar... we're finally here..
  12:06pm Dale from North Dakota:

Hello Tamar, hope that all is well with you today! Looking forward to another great show, very nice start to it. Have you any Boiled in Lead? Great punked up world music.
  12:09pm Rob W:

This reminds me - Hokkaido Food Fair this weekend at the Japanese mall in Edgewater NJ (and also their Chicago and San Jose branches by the way) - http://www.mitsuwa.com/event/eevent.php?e=42 - !
  12:11pm annie:

i couldn't help but think that was filled with mongolian influence.???
  12:12pm Squid:

That Japanese blues was fantastic.
  12:14pm Cecile:

Rob is Hokkaido that fantastic store in Chicago my friends rave about - with every ingredient and utensil known to mankind?
  12:15pm still b/p:

Bluegrass with shamisen. Well, yahh!
  12:18pm Tamar:

First track was Afghani-Tajik thereabouts. I've never been to the Hokkaiko fest, but I'm tempted!
  12:19pm dc pat:

YEAH! I knew it....only because I have some sirod (or however you spell it) albums.
  12:21pm Cecile:

sarod. I made a spelling error on a piece and remember this.
  12:22pm dc pat:

Thanks Cecile, just found the correct spelling same time you posted.
  12:22pm Rob W:

Cecile - there might be a store called Hokkaido in Chicago but actually Hokkaido is the northern island of Japan! The food fair is interesting because they will have dishes and treats not typically found in Japanese restaurants in North America. Mistuwa is actually the name of a Japanese oversea store chain - and they have a big one in Chicago, and their stores usually have a big supermarket with lots of esoteric Japanese food items and yes, utensils, so that could be what they're talking about!
  12:23pm Rob W:

I should add, Mitsuwa is the place where the Hokkaido food fairs will be. But enough shilling for them, as much as I love them. On with the great music Tamar!
  12:29pm Rob W:

Although one last shill - I just discovered that Takeharu Kunimoto and the Last Frontier, the shamisen/bluegrass band that Tamar played earlier, is touring the southeast US starting tomorrow! Check out: http://homepage2.nifty.com/ts-sonic/calendar_of_event/index.html
  12:29pm dc pat:

this is a killer show and just what I like to hear out of FMU...but, gotta go dumb some dumb shit for a while..
  12:29pm Cecile:

Oh, I got it. I think that's must be it. Mitsuwa! Gotta remember that if I ever spend more than 30 hours in Chicago again...
  12:32pm Jackie ny-ca:

Mitsuwa is, as they say here, "over the hill" from where I now live in Santa Cruz. I may have to check out this festival this weekend. Never been to the place before, maybe this is a good time to check it out. The website looks interesting.
  12:37pm Marshall Stacks:

Another Santa Cruzan! If you're into Japanese food, Mitsuwa is worth a visit. I'll be in the Mitsuwa neighborhood this weekend and may stop by.
  12:41pm annie:

this reminds me of bill murray's lounge lizard singer schtick on SNL
  12:42pm Marshall Stacks:

Annie, "Nick Springs," wasn't it?
"Star Wars, wonderful Star Wars...."
  12:43pm Dale from North Dakota:

I never realized how long this song is before hearing this version, lol.
  12:45pm annie:

what a hoot.!!! which he came dangerously close to when he did that movie in japan, performing karoake..
  12:48pm annie:

so funny about SNL back then; the bars would literally empty out at 10:30 so everyone could run home to see the show..
  12:57pm Mike East:

Pick yourself up, dust yourself off...hello everyone. Great show Tamar.
  2:05pm slugluv1313:

YAY! TAMAR!!! thanx for the transit advice! yes i have lived in Hoboken since like FOREVER . . . and not like i am pushing NJ Transit or anything -- but like you say, bus #126 is just sooooo much closer/convenient than walking from the PATH
  2:07pm slugluv1313:

oooooo loving this old Bollywood piece -- what year is this from??
  2:07pm dc pat:

hey that Mohammed Rafi is kind of a big shot isn't he?
  2:08pm dc pat:

annie: now the bars fill up at 10:30 so everyone is sure to miss it.
  2:08pm Geralyn Abinader:

what was playing at 12 noon? Middle Eastern sounding music followed by this guy just wailing beautifully?

  2:24pm Looms:

Wonderful show, Tamar, thx!
  2:25pm aj:

CKUT's music department listening and chair swaying with you right now -
sounding great, as always
  2:28pm annie:

caught that pat, yup.. not like it used to be...
  2:35pm dc pat:

sad times we live in...
  2:39pm Julie:

it's a "Group called Smith"? I thought it was just "Smith" and the album was named "Group called Smith"
  2:42pm Tamar:

Julie, you're right. I stand corrected.
  2:44pm PMD:

Oh crap, I'm late in listening. Thanks for the music Tamar!
  2:48pm don:

just got back.. for the first time in my life i stood in line for the shake shack.. as much as i always thought i hated long lines, it was nice to get a lot read of reading done and observe dogs.. the food was par for the course. diggin this green universe tamar
  2:49pm dc pat:

DANG, did I already miss No Age's tour??
  2:56pm Deah Snider:

Sounds like this Samara singer's insides would just explode if she dared project that voice, Sheesh!
  2:57pm dc pat:

DANG, did I already miss the Rolling Stone's career??
  2:57pm postmanpaul:

Yo 'fmuers!
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