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Options March 8, 2013: Put The Needle On The Beast [with DJ Keili in Studio + Billy Jam calling in from Ireland]

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Artist Track Album Approx. start time
Music behind DJ:
DJ Keili + Billy Jam 
Beastin Da Intro Mic Break   Options    
Serengeti  Greyhound   Options C.A.R.   
Lushlife  Magnolia   Options Plateau Vision  0:03:56 (Pop‑up)
De La Soul  Ego Trippin' Part Two   Options Put The Needle On The 93 Hip-Hop: 2013 Marathon Mix  0:07:30 (Pop‑up)
El-P  Drones Over Brooklyn   Options Cancer4Cure  0:17:51 (Pop‑up)
Leaders of The New School  What's Next? (Large Professor Remix)   Options Put The Needle On The 93 Hip-Hop: 2013 Marathon Mix  0:22:34 (Pop‑up)
J-Dilla  Last Donut of the Night   Options Donuts  0:35:09 (Pop‑up)
Kid Koala  2 bit blues   Options 12 Bit Blues  0:36:30 (Pop‑up)
Souls of Mischief  93 Til Infinity   Options Put The Needle On The 93 Hip-Hop: 2013 Marathon Mix  0:45:23 (Pop‑up)
MaLLy & The Sundance Kid  Shine   Options The Last Great….  0:49:06 (Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

Avatar 6:34pm Billy Jam:

Welcome to a special Marathon edition of this show dubbed "Put the Needle on The Beast" (c/o of Nate Unger who also had idea for Keili and me teaming up for this show)....Shout out to amEdeo for board oping duties. I am calling in from Ireland for this show coz I had to be over here for family matters - namely the passing of my pops, DJ Brennie, to whom this show is dedicated. That is a picture of him as a young man on lower part of today's playlist. If you tuned in to one of the remotes I did from Ireland in 2010 you might have heard him on the simulcast from Power FM.....Meanwhile back to the Marathon - this fine radio station - W F M U - needs your love and support very badly at this time - so support this station and support this show in anyway you can - Thank you! - Billyjam
Avatar 7:03pm Danne D:

Hi Billy! Hi Keili! :D
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:03pm Pete from Boston (and NJ):

Oh man, I didn't prepare. All my comments are a sentence or less.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:04pm Ken From Hyde Park:

You sound a little echo-y, but basically coming in loud and clear. Good luck and hope you reach your pledge goal!
Avatar 7:05pm Toots:

Avatar 7:05pm hamburger:

tappa da marnin!
Avatar 7:06pm Keili:

We've got a super special marathon show for you tonight.

Avatar 7:06pm Danne D:

Hiya Toots :) Hi Pete and Ken
Avatar 7:06pm Keili:

And a special thanks to listener Nate Unger for the name "Put the Needle On The Beast".

hey all yallll!
Avatar 7:06pm Toots:

What are the prizes?
  7:07pm other david:

Sorry for your loss Billy Jam - that was a great show you two did together back in 2010.

Will be pledging once I have some money next week.

Great to hear Keili back on mic too :)
  7:07pm Tall Paul:

What up Billy and Kelli checking in from the ould sod Dublin
Avatar 7:08pm Danne D:

@Billy just read your post I'm so sorry for your and your family's loss :(
Avatar 7:08pm Toots:

This is so good!
Avatar 7:08pm Billy Jam:

right now if u pledge - but hurry - you can be in the running to win the first prize of this show - the Serengeti CD "C.A.R" on Anticon - a great album that includes that first track of this set - hurry and pledge support now so you can be in running for the prize giveaway in about five minutes - jeyeah
  7:09pm Tall Paul:

Yo other Dave, if you are free tomorrow night HomeBoy Sandman is playing in the sugar Club and P.E is playing the Temple Bar Music centre on the 21st of April
Avatar 7:10pm Billy Jam:

the prizes are - in addition to Serengeti CD - El-P's album "Cancer4Cure" and a killer 3 CD pizza in a box Fat Boys set - cool reissue - plus as grand prize the book "Born In The Bronx" - a wonderful picture history of hip-hop's formative days
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:11pm Joshua K:

Are we having fun yet?
  7:12pm Nate:

Just pledged. Hope your holding up well Billy! Love ya both Keili and Billy
Avatar 7:13pm other david:

Tall Paul - damn I wont be able to get to the city tomorrow, will definitely check out PE though, thanks for the heads up!
Avatar 7:14pm Toots:

Just pledged a Mouse in Honor of DJ Brennie! xo
Avatar 7:15pm Danne D:

If you don't have the means/ability to pledge we've been there and understand.
If you have the ability just to pledge a little we understand that too.
If you have the ability to give more we hope that you value FMU and do and support Billy J and Keili and Free Form.
Together we are unstoppable FMU folks :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:15pm Joshua K:

You have earned your heart!
Avatar 7:15pm Danne D:

hooray for amedEo too :)
Avatar 7:16pm Danne D:

or amEdeo? I'm sorry I always mix up the capital E :(
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:16pm Joshua K:

I just happen to be wearing my beastin the airwaves t-shirt today.
Avatar 7:17pm Danne D:

That's cool Joshua :)
Avatar 7:17pm hamburger:

I think it's the latter Danne D :) amEdeo. Hooray amEdeo!
Avatar 7:17pm spidermank:

Massive love to you and yours Billy, you are always an inspiration,always true to your art and always in the now.

Respect to DJ Brennie.

Great DJ's never fade, they crossfade.
Avatar 7:18pm Toots:

Did something happen to Richard in Venezuela?!
Avatar 7:18pm Danne D:

@Toots no
Avatar 7:19pm Danne D:

But things are a bit hairy there in Venezuela with Chavez passing away
Avatar 7:19pm Toots:

OH Geez. I just got a huge scare.
Avatar 7:19pm Danne D:

I wanted to send good thoughts his way :)

Avatar 7:19pm Danne D:

Sorry Toots :(
Avatar 7:20pm Danne D:

I went through my head a hundred ways to say hi to Richard without freaking people out. But I failed. :(
Avatar 7:20pm Toots:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:20pm woj:

1993? gah.
Avatar 7:21pm hamburger:

Haha That wasn't freaky Danne D!
Avatar 7:21pm Danne D:

@hamburger thanks :)
Avatar 7:22pm Toots:

Cannot wait to get this DJ Premium in the mail!
Avatar 7:22pm Billy Jam:

thanks FRED - and THANKS everyone else who has pledged in so far - REALLY APPRECIATE IT
Avatar 7:23pm hamburger:

It would have been really freaky if Andy Breckman mentioned you saying hi, in a non-sarcastic way. something would definitely not feel right there!
Avatar 7:23pm Keili:

$15 dollars to own what you're hearing RIGHT NOW!
Avatar 7:24pm Keili:

So awesome to all you familiar faces!

well, and the unfamiliar too.

i love you all.
  7:24pm Amedeus:

Rock me amEdeo, Rock me amEdeo + Hey you pledge to FMU
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:24pm Joshua K:

My face is kinda weird.
Avatar 7:24pm Danne D:

With Keili Emceeing the show and Billy Jam's own long-standing interest in human justice I felt that it was a good time to acknowledge our friend Richard :)
Avatar 7:25pm amEdeo:

Tin foil, banana armor does not make.
Avatar 7:26pm Toots:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:26pm Joshua K:

I put in 15 doll hairs to win prize
Avatar 7:26pm Danne D:

good luck Joshua :)
Avatar 7:27pm Billy Jam:

we might just fade down this Leaders track two minutes early -
  7:28pm Tall Paul:

Yo Bill and Kelli when you pledge do you automatically get your mix?
Avatar 7:28pm Toots:

Miss you Danne!
  7:29pm Tall Paul:

Back when Busta was good. Loved LONS
Avatar 7:29pm Keili:

@Tall Paul - for a pledge of 75 or more you automatically get Billy's amaaazing premium mix!
  7:29pm Tall Paul:

Cool done and dusted
Avatar 7:29pm Toots:

Billy - you're SO right about '93. Such a great year for Hip Hop!
  7:30pm Adam in Portland and Lynnwood:

Thanks to whoever took my pledge just now. So off my game, as I was driving through traffic while gabbing on the phone. Hahahaha! WFMU is worth acting a bit erratic over.
Avatar 7:30pm Danne D:

@Toots miss you guys too :) Are you guys around for any other marathon days? I have some volunteer shifts left - hope to see you guys :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:30pm cklequ:

Watching the goal rise at the WFMU homepage is like watching paint dry on growing grass. Somebody needs to send in huge chunks of cash soon. I just can't afford to keep pledging like this anymore. I'm tapped out.
Avatar 7:30pm Toots:

Great year for birthin' too! Love you li'l DJ babygirl!
Avatar 7:31pm Danne D:

(let me know and I'll make sure there's treats for you as well)
  7:31pm Tall Paul:

The late 80's early 90's were the best years. And for me the early 80's too when I was exposed to B-boyin when I seen the movie Breakin
Avatar 7:31pm Toots:

Li'l Johnny Cash has Pneumonia & I have no car. So I'm grounded. Maybe Hoof N Mouth?
Avatar 7:32pm Danne D:

@cklequ it's a team effort - folks give what they can :) encourage friends you've turned on to FMU to do so :)

Of course if I hit powerball tomorrow, the meter will probably go up faster
Avatar 7:32pm Danne D:

maybe Toots - sorry to hear about Li'l Johnny Cash :(
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:33pm cklequ:

@Danne D True, but it seems to be rising so slowly this year...
  7:35pm Nate:

You guys sound great!
Avatar 7:36pm Danne D:

@cklequ yeah I know - hopefully it'll get bumpin' over the weekend.
Avatar 7:36pm Danne D:

Agreed Nate, amEdeo is doing a great job
Avatar 7:36pm spidermank:

pledged ....ahhh such a great feeling....
can't wait to stick them stickers and flaunt that tee, WFMU marathon swag is class.

luvatchurz all
Avatar 7:38pm Danne D:

@toots I sent you a couple DM tweets :)
  7:38pm Tall Paul:

DJ Brennie was an amazing man and a great character. Very down to earth. We will all miss him Bill
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:38pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Your dad was most assuredly a great guy. Sorry to hear the news of his passing. Keep the faith, Billy Jam.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:38pm robyn:

so sorry for your loss, Billy.
  7:39pm Adam in Portland and Lynnwood:

Billy Jam, soooo sorry to hear about your pops! Ima raise a glass to him tonight. Head up!
Avatar 7:39pm Keili:

DJ Brennie - such an amazing man - with an amazing son!
Avatar 7:39pm Toots:

oh man... I haven't been on twitter in so long. I have to start again.
Tearing up right now for Billy. His relationship with his dad reminds me of DJ K & DJ Mama
  7:40pm Tall Paul:

Class Bill
Avatar 7:43pm Toots:

DJ Keili & Billy Jam performing at the Hoof N Mouth, right?!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:43pm Joshua K:

Cheers Nate
  7:43pm Nate:

Thank you!
  7:44pm Tall Paul:

Yo Nate well done my man. Agreed with ya on that one Bill
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:44pm tomasz.:

hi Billy Jam, hi Keili! just got in from work, great to hear you
Avatar 7:45pm Toots:

and he's brought us ALF!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:45pm anne:

so sorry for your loss, Billy Jam
  7:46pm Nate:

Thanks Tall Paul!
Avatar 7:47pm Danne D:

The FMU pledge page will convert your currency folks :)
Just sayin'
Avatar 7:47pm Danne D:

what's the number again Keili?
  7:47pm Tall Paul:

Not everyone has a smartfone
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:47pm Joshua K:

What will it convert it to?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:47pm cklequ:

I'm the guy without a smartphone. Or a cellphone.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:49pm tomasz.:

this is how we chill
  7:50pm Tall Paul:

I remember the first time Iheard this tune man I was blown away by the beat, hook, rhymes and chorus
Avatar 7:50pm Billy Jam:

thanks to all for your kind words about my pops DJ Brennie - it means a lot to me.
Avatar 7:52pm Toots:

I CANNOT WAIT for this Premium! People need to get it! PLEDGE PLEDGE PLEDGE!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:52pm tomasz.:

peace to you and your family Billy
Avatar 7:54pm spidermank:

Drinking a toast to you and your pops Billy Jam.
mI know for a fact that many here are sending you extra love , its only fare , you give it your all and we appreciate it mate.
  7:55pm Tall Paul:

Yo in case y'all don't know expect a new album from Dilated Peoples later in the year as they signed with Rhymesayers yesterday www.youtube.com/watch?v=iXnngzOi7oA
Avatar 7:55pm Danne D:

@Joshua K money :)

Great Job Keili and Billy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :D

You guys are the best.

Thanks to the pledgers :) Have a great night everyone :D
Avatar 7:55pm Danne D:

WTG Tall Paul :)
  7:56pm Tall Paul:

Thanks Danne much appreciated.
  7:56pm Adam in Portland and Lynnwood:

This is how I chill from Scott Williams till....
Avatar 7:56pm Danne D:

@Billy I never met your dad but just from meeting you I know he was a great man
  7:56pm Nate:

Nice job! Big ups Tall Paul
  7:56pm Tall Paul:

Thanks Bill and Kelli
Avatar 7:56pm spidermank:

nicely said Danne D
  7:57pm Tall Paul:

Thanks Nate
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:57pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Remember that the US is changing to daylight saving time this weekend. I think you Europes don't change for a few more weeks.
  7:58pm Nate:

Great team! Love you both!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:58pm I X Key!:

Wowie zowie two whole mermaids
  7:59pm Tall Paul:

Yup that is right we don't change for a couple of weeks. For anyone listening in Dublin HomeBoy Sandman is playing tomorrow night in the Sugar Club on Leeson St.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:59pm cklequ:

Hands up if you think daylight saving time is a joke.
  8:00pm Tall Paul:

Billy and Kelli thanks for a dope show. You should do this again. Peace, One Love
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:00pm tomasz.:

  6:47pm Marie from Chicago:

Thanks Billy. I pre-pledged. But I have to tell you, I got the chills listening to "Drones Over Brooklyn." You have turned me on to a lot of good music and I appreciate it. Keep it keepin' on!
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