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Options February 14, 2011: THE ETERNAL RETURN

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Artist Track Album Label Comments
Charlie Feathers  Am I That Easy To Forget?   Options Wild Side Of Life  Norton   
Mark McGuire  The Vast Structure of Recollection   Options Living With Yourself  Editions Mego   
Mogwai  Letters to the metro   Options Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will.  sub pop   
aTelecine  She s Beautiful   Options A Cassette Tape Culture  Pendu Sound   
infinite body  between you can crawl like this is the end   Options splt 7" with no age  Not Not Fun   
Bhutan Tiger Rescue  Beginner's Waltz   Options Pop Ambient 2011  Kompakt   
Stephan Jones  almost cured of sadness   Options Almost Cured Of Sadness  Sanctuary Records   
Shigeto  So So Lovely   Options full circle  Ghostly   
Boris  Beskrivelse Nr. 1   Options 7"     
Weekend  Squawk   Options split  Swill Children   
Hirasawa Susuma  Parade!   Options Paprika Soundtrack  Milan Records   
Os Ovni  Something in the Sky   Options 7"  answering machine   
Pocohaunted  Threshold   Options 7"  Styrofoam Drone   
Portico Quartet  Line   Options Isla  Real World   
Mux Mool  Lady Linda   Options Skullcore  Ghostly   
Gold Panda  Snow and Taxis   Options Luck Shiner  ghost   
Sasparilla  Pop n Rock   Options Slave to the Cat Gang  none   
Kimonophonic  a constillation of machines   Options mp3  boomkat   
Cheveu  no birds   Options 1,000  born bad   
Dam Funk   Purple   Options rythem trax vol 2  Stones Throw Records   
Plone  Electronic Beauty Parlor   Options single  Wurlitzer Jukebox   
Gangpol & Mit  balatchi   Options Music Hall, Building Fall  Ipecac Recordings   
Charlotte Leslie  Les Filles C'est Fait Pour Faire L'amour   Options   born bad   
Bappi Lahari  Everybody Dance with ME!!!   Options Psych Funk Sa-Re-Ga! Seminar: Aesthetic Expressions of Psychedelic Funk Music 1970-1983  Stones Throw Records   
Mahmoud Ahmed & Imperial Bodyguard Band  Ebo Lala   Options Ethiopiques Vol 26  buda musique   

Music behind DJ:
Billy Boys 

Mystery Train   Options



Attic Ted  Patty Cake   Options 7"  Pecan Crazy   
Per Purpose  Heil Progress   Options 7"  Bedroom Suck   
Trailblazer  Gut Reaction   Options 7"  Moniker   
UV race  Acid Trip   Options 7"  Sweet Rot   
Lolitas  Mummy   Options   No Label   
Oso El Roto  Petit chien   Options 7"  Charly   

Music behind DJ:

Dub Creek   Options



Bats  Holiday   Options      
The Clean  Factory man   Options Mister Pop     
Beach Fossils  Distance   Options 7"     
Kurt Vile  early dawnin   Options 45  Matador   
Bare Wires  Keep yer Cool   Options 45     
Ale Manja  Vomitpig   Options 7"     
The Beets  God   Options 7"     
L'Orchidee d'Hawai  Kyoto-Ga   Options 7"     
Jonathan Richman  Affection   Options Back in Your Life  Beserkley   

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Listener comments!

  9:00am grg:

welcome back to the morning. (if only for today).
  9:01am Tom:

Bee Dubs back in the driver's seat. This betta be good yo!
  9:03am BW:

HALLO! I missed the morning and you all so much - can't believe it has been a year+
  9:06am CheriPi:

Back to the daily grind core.
  9:06am Chance:

I hope the man has a nice walk, and he has no trouble. Although something has made his small hat jump straight up already. I don't know what it is.
  9:07am Richard from Venezuela:

Good morning Benjamin.
  9:08am Lonious Monk:

Hello! cool i knew emeralds (last album amazing), but never heard McGuire solo.
  9:09am Tom:

We need to get GK III up in this piece.
  9:18am Aaron:

whos that playing you mr dj? is it world standard?
  9:19am annie:

OMG!! bw! i thought theme sounded familiar! what an absolute treat! and comics, too!
  9:20am German Rodriguez:

nice to hear you spinning, mp3ing, and mixing your selected sounds once again Benjaminsky..
  9:22am annie:

i hope you brought jonathan with you...
  9:24am Listener Bill:

Good Morning BW
I missed the comics.
  9:24am Aaron:

sorry - whos that playing behind you mr dj ( coffeeless stupor ) is it world standard?
  9:25am Listener Bill:

This comic is PSA warning you not to drop acid before breakfast
  9:25am BW:

that was slim western aaron good morning.. but I have used World Standard before
  9:26am Aaron:

drop acid by lupper then go look at these paintings http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d6egUsZvWu4&feature=player_embedded
  9:27am Aaron:

Slim Western!!! - ahh thank you! that was gonna keep me up all night
  9:27am BW:

Annie - yes I did
  9:27am annie:

  9:29am BW:

do they have Valentine's day in other countries?
  9:30am postmanpaul:

Hi BW - yeah, nice to hear your voice again... nice tunes, I might just spark up another!
Good morning annie and wfmulanders.
  9:30am catpatz:

they have it to some extent in denmark. about the same extent that they celebrate halloween. you see some cards and some ads in the circulars.
  9:32am postmanpaul:

Sounds like Denmark know how to rock!
  9:36am Steve Techguy:

Wow, I miss TOE so much. Great to see you back, even if it’s just for one day.
  9:37am BSI:

What it is!
  9:39am BW:

thanks for all the Valentines! heh Its so good to be here with you all
  9:42am annie:

you are sorely missed, BW
  9:45am Rasmus:

It's not about love - it's about the rural danish landscape. he's describing how the deers are fleig over what used to be moor
  9:46am david-ie:

really enjoying the show bw
  9:47am Chris:

Ah, the Paprika soundtrack! Great to wake up to this, thanks Benjamen1
  9:50am david-ie:

do you have any more info on the Weekend track?
  9:52am glenn:

personally, i think permafrost by magazine should be the international valentine's day theme song.
  9:55am Lonious Monk:

very nice playlist for afternoon :)
  10:00am dc pat:

hey, I have this strip somewhere...my daughter and I were looking at it couple months back..pretty great.
  10:04am Billy Jam:

Morning BW. Good to have you back in the (music) DJ seat @ WFMU
  10:06am BW:

Billy Jam - good morning to you as well - looking forward to Friday
  10:07am Dead Corporate Eyes:

nice sounding stuff!
  10:09am Radio Bear:

Oboy! It's such a swell radio program that I'm going to stay in!
  10:09am BW:


  10:10am dc pat:

  10:11am Jon:

Really enjoying the selection this morning. Have especially liked "Line" and "Letters to the Metro".
  10:12am dc pat:

my wife and I have boycotted V-day for the last 17 years or so. It's working out great.
  10:12am Dan B From Upstate:

Saw that, Ben! I've also heard that the mayor has shot it down and just plain old will not let it happen.
  10:16am dc pat:

Tony Millionaire rules. Definitely my fave.
  10:17am pierre:

yeah he made a great album for Heavy Trash http://www.actuabd.com/IMG/jpg/Millionaire-HeavyTrash_GoingWayOutWith_cover-mai2010.jpg
  10:18am BW:

thanks Jon - Dan B we can only hope!
  10:22am BW:

uh on the comix...
  10:24am BW:

they will return shortly I am told..
  10:32am Dan B From Upstate:

Has the flash player died, too?
  10:38am Lonious Monk:

Cheveu ! awesome band. The keybordiste has by the way release another album with a recent garage band called EYES BEHIND, on a very little label (Heia Sun) - brilliant!
  10:39am pierre:

1 000 from Cheuveu has a great album cover as well.
  10:39am Lonious Monk:

(fyi : http://heiasun.bandcamp.com/album/eyes-behind-eyes-behind-heia002)
  10:39am BW:

pierre - indeed!
  10:40am pierre:

Lonious Monk > i've been told lots of good things from HEIA SUN
  10:40am glenn:

i like the basil wolverton stuff, but pogo's still my favourite.
  10:43am BSI:

Fat Freddy's Cat is the bee's kidneys.
  10:47am Tom:

Yo Bee Dubs, who'd you want to win the Super Bowl?
  10:47am Carmichael:

Happy Day, BW and people of the realm.
  10:48am glenn:

also calvin and hobbes. hmmmmm. it's a tough call.
  10:48am dc pat:

Pogo's great. Krazy Kat is probably the king of them all though. Too weird for way back then.
  10:48am BW:

wasn't the super bowl last week? I still don't know who won? some rapist right?
  10:50am Carmichael:

Actually, the nice boy won. And the rapist went home c rying.

Think I'll write a book.
  10:50am Tom:

I think they've been keepin the victor a secret.
  10:53am Lonious Monk:

charlotte leslie on valentine's day. Bien joué!
  10:55am pierre:

Bappi Lahari for y birthday, thank you !
  10:56am Brian C.:

I like the way "We got a thing that's in the groove" translates into french!
  11:05am #K:

Wow! I love Liz but this is a great surprise. Now I just wonder if we're going to hear a little "Affection" at the end of these hours...
  11:07am annie:

clay pigeon?? dream team.. i'm in heaven..
  11:08am Mike East:

Dig the show, BW. I catch your other show on podcast (bad time slot for me to listen live). This is a treat this morning...and Clay Pigeon up next?? Its gonna be a good week!
  11:09am Parq:

What Annie said. A day of charm and then some.
  11:10am BW:

thanks ALL! Mike glad you tune in
  11:11am pierre:

Clay Pigeon > super !.
I miss Irene to though
  11:13am BW:

halp! drowning in 45s
  11:14am BSI:

Play 'em all at 16rpm. We're gonna make it.
  11:14am jeremy:

something else from Pop Ambient 2011? i've not heard anything else from that record yet
  11:14am pierre:

Thanks BW
  11:16am BW:

Jeremy- Quiet time is over... sadly.. that ecord is pretty damn good though
  11:27am Richard from Venezuela:

Nice surprise this monday morning. Terrific set Benjamin.
  11:33am BW:

thanks Richard!
  11:33am dc pat:

wow, talk about yer hot cartoon characters (and we were couple days back), that dame in the Bats/Clean pics is a real dish!
  11:45am thecleef:

I can't find any info on Sasparilla, what's their label? I wanna buy! Bye, great show...
  11:49am Cecile:

Benjamen, I missed you!
  11:50am cobra dan:

Great to hear you playing music, love TMI too.
  11:51am BW:

thecleef - try to look up the cd "slave to the cat gang"
  11:51am BW:

I miss you all too! thanks Cobra Dan and Cecile
  11:51am Cecile:

Could you just have TMI as an hour in your music show? I miss the music and comics.
  11:52am the internets:

  11:55am Cecile:

awesome, clay and benjamen!
  11:56am v k:

thanks BW - a real treat
  11:56am v k:

thanks BW - a real treat
  11:57am Ike:

I've missed this show too. Great to hear you back with music again today BW.
  11:57am frenchee:

AH, sing it Jonathan! good to hear you on the longer-playing format, BW
  11:58am TJ:

Nice call with the Jonathan RIchman!
  11:58am Walter:

This is why we stick around until the end of your show -- good to hear you again Ben
  11:59am Parq:

Forgot about "Affection" - a sound for sore ears.
  12:04pm Billy Jam:

Sasparlla is a producer from Dublin Ireland and was my guest on one of the recent Ireland WFMU remotes when he passed on that CD you played today. Thanks
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