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Options June 28, 2013: Lonsesome Loser
~~Animation by Minnesota Jeff

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments Approx. start time
Little River Band  Lonesome Loser   Options   Captiol  1978  45     
Duke Ellington  Caravan   Options Anniversary  MJCD  1999  CD     
Aki Takase  Caravan   Options My Ellington  Intakt  2013  CD    0:05:49 (Pop‑up)
Available Jelly  Village of the Virgins   Options Baarle Nassau Set 2  Ramboy  2011  CD    0:12:53 (Pop‑up)
World Saxophone Quartet  Sophisticated Lady   Options World Saxophone Quartet Plays Duke Ellington  Elektra/Nonesuch  1986  CD    0:17:54 (Pop‑up)
Medeski Martin & Wood  Blue Pepper   Options Red Hot + Indigo  Red Hot Organization  2000  CD    0:22:37 (Pop‑up)
Dom Minasi Trio  I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good   Options Takin' the Duke Out  CDM  2001  CD    0:25:30 (Pop‑up)
Bill Ware (with Marc Ribot)  I Got it Bad   Options Sir Duke  Knitting Factory Records  2001  CD    0:32:23 (Pop‑up)
Karl Berger / Philip Gibbs  Ingrid   Options After the Storm  FMR Records  2012  CD    0:42:41 (Pop‑up)
Joana Sá & Luís José Martins  Rock em Setembro   Options Almost a Song  Shhpuma   2013  CD    0:51:42 (Pop‑up)
Dave Soldier  To Spike Jones in Heaven   Options Romances from the Second Line  Newport Classic  1990  CD    1:02:12 (Pop‑up)
Spike Jones & His City Slickers  Liebestraum   Options Musical Mayhem  Prism Leisure  1998  CD    1:11:18 (Pop‑up)
Koji Asano  untitled   Options Absurd Summer  Solstice  2003  CD    1:14:32 (Pop‑up)
Brian Wilson  Summertime   Options Brian Wilson Reimagines Gershwin  Walt Disney Records  2010  CD    1:19:32 (Pop‑up)
The Arbors  So Nice (Summer Samba)   Options The Very Best of the Arbors  Taragon  1998  CD  Originally released in 1967  1:22:46 (Pop‑up)
The Shangri-Las  The Dum Dum Ditty   Options The Best of the Shangri-Las  Polygram  1996  CD  Originally released in 1965  1:24:58 (Pop‑up)
Dean Martin  Zing-A-Zing-A-Zing-Boom   Options The Sailor's Polka  Time Music  2002  CD    1:27:18 (Pop‑up)
Mike Sarne  Will I What   Options Come Outside with Mike Sarne  Box Records  2001  CD  Originally released in 1962  1:29:29 (Pop‑up)
Mungo Jerry  In the Summertime   Options Baby Jump: The Dawn Anthology  Castle  2000  CD  Originally released in 1970  1:31:49 (Pop‑up)
O(+>  Movie Star   Options Crystal Ball  NPG Records  1998  CD    1:35:18 (Pop‑up)
Don King  Summertime   Options One Two Punch (Knockout)  Atavistic  1997  CD  Recorded in 1987  1:39:43 (Pop‑up)
Fiery Furnaces  Charmaine Champagne   Options The End is Near  Thrill Jockey  2009  12"    1:44:21 (Pop‑up)
Gastr del Sol  Work From Smoke   Options Crookt, Crackt, Or Fly  Drag City  1994  CD    1:48:36 (Pop‑up)
Mirt  untitled   Options Artificial Field Recordings  CatSun  2011  CD    2:04:44 (Pop‑up)
Rubaiyats of the Cicadas  FIGMENT (One Warp)   Options   North Guinea Hills  2013  MP3  http://www.parenthesismusic.com/rotc/  2:11:26 (Pop‑up)
Claude Desurmont  Abime des Oiseaux   Options Quatuor pour la Fin du Temps  Deutsche Grammophon  1979  CD  Composed by Olivier Messiaen in 1940  2:20:09 (Pop‑up)
Jon Rose  Syd and George (extract)   Options Rosin  ReR  2012  CD    2:27:40 (Pop‑up)
Tucker Martine  Brood X   Options Broken Hearted Dragonflies: Insect Electronica From Southeast Asia  Sublime Frequencies  2004  CD    2:48:23 (Pop‑up)
Petula Clark  The Show is Over   Options Beautiful Sounds: The Petula Clark Songbook  Castle  2000  CD    2:56:32 (Pop‑up)

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Listener comments!

  3:01pm northguineahills:

Woot! First time listening to Kurt while working!
Avatar 3:01pm Andy says hi:

Avatar 3:02pm Sem Chumbo:

Lonsesome no more!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:04pm northguineahills:

Ok, listening on the phone, and now, commenting via my work puter.
  3:09pm Marmalade Kitty:

Thanks for playing Caravan!
  3:10pm bwr:

yes! caravan set pls, love this song!
Avatar 3:17pm Kurt Gottschalk:

hi everyone, and congrats on listening from work ngh!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:17pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:20pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...shuld (?) play 'Red Balloon' by SmallFaces...
  3:21pm Marmalade Kitty:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:22pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- this brings out this DukeTune nicely, yars...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:29pm northguineahills:

..and we have liftoff!!!! I can stream WFMU from work!!!! w00t!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:30pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...& I must go back to werk
- helluh tasty so far!
...seeyas after...
  3:37pm supradeca:

credit dispute letters on binary options Friday afternoon
  3:40pm common:

the lonesome loser reminds me of having a headache when i was a kid. i had the flu and was listening to the radio, lonesome loser came on and my head really started pounding. yep.
Avatar 3:43pm Kurt Gottschalk:

common, it still has that effect on me!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:49pm northguineahills:

Eating dried kimchi. Holy ugulates, it spicy even for me!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:54pm Mike East:

Rock em Setembro is the shit.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:56pm Mike East:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:56pm Mike East:

that's what that ending made me feel.
  3:59pm Green Mountain Man Mark:

Are they making origami?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:59pm northguineahills:

Woah, I played w/ Joana Sa back in 2005. At that time, she had a solar powered doohickey amongst other instruments. It was myself, her, Toshio Kajiwara, and o.blaat.
Avatar 4:03pm Kurt Gottschalk:

cool, ngh. i wasn't actually familiar with her before this record, but i like it alot!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:04pm northguineahills:

I think I was playing turntables and beer cans at that show.
Avatar 4:07pm Kurt Gottschalk:

you playing something or another is also cued up for a bit later in the show, ngh. cicada submission that got lost in the mail.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:12pm northguineahills:

Might have to listen on my phone, as I'm running out of things to do, and no one from my dept is still in the office to notice if I put my 8 hours in or not. I can probably BS around the office for quite a while.
  4:19pm Kristen:

I tuned in while I was doing some work around the house and heard The set starting with Duke Ellington's Caravan to Sophisticated Lady. It can't even begin to describe how good it made me feel hearing those tunes. Thanks for playing beautiful, eclectic music consistently, wfmu!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:20pm northguineahills:

nice segue from Soldier to Jones et al....
Avatar 4:20pm Kurt Gottschalk:

and thanks for listening and giving us a reason to do it!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:21pm Carmichael:

ngh, I may be in the same position as you next Monday. My IT folks announced "enhanced network security settings" beginning July 1st. I'll have to test their blocking abilities.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:24pm northguineahills:

I actually am now able to use the popup stream, I had to wait for all of my permissions to go through the IT dept, which happened about an hour ago.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:25pm northguineahills:

crazy, I've never heard of the Arbors.... it's a groove I can dig.....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:27pm G:

Three words, people: "TSA Security Theatre"

I'm struggling right now with a new add-on employer whose IT people think it more secure to make me log out from all my other four Outlook work accounts in order to be able to log on to theirs and check email there, then log everything else back in again. None of the other Outlooks I have are login-incompatible with each other. It's a dumbfuck pseudo-security feature at the one place.
Avatar 4:30pm Kurt Gottschalk:

afraid the rest of the best of the arbors doesn't quite hold up to that tune, tho.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:31pm Carmichael:

Hey, I noticed the hearts are now complete, as they were cut in half lengthwise previously. I wonder if that was intentional?
  4:32pm common:

ah, mungo jerry!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:33pm Carmichael:

Mungo Jerry! A little jookaloo music "on a good-lookin' Friday."
  4:33pm ian:

Is my shit broken or is it only the left channel?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:34pm Carmichael:

Or is it junkanoo? Should I look it up?
Avatar 4:34pm MenfussMike:

One of the greatest songs...ever from one of the most underrated bands ever.
  4:34pm ian:

I KNOW this has more vocals
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:35pm Mike East:

I was gettin' both channels, ian
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:39pm northguineahills:

both channels here, on the pop-up strea,.
  4:40pm hlcurtis:

Mungo Jerry! When this 1st came out, summer '70, I was driving to Cincinnati, along the Ohio R., the looong way Mungo Jerry played the AM airwaves like forever, man!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:40pm northguineahills:

woah, that was an awesome Prince track! Never heard it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:41pm Carmichael:

I'm just guessing that Prince doesn't spend his summers at the beach. However, he does like the snow. He's the face down body they find at the beginning of Fargo, according to the credits.
  4:43pm ian:

ahh. well try listening to just one channel, the stereo separation is extreme on those vocals. I thought it was one of those WFMU thaaangs like the dude who plays 45s at 33. Just hearing every other line gives it a more avant garde feel.
Avatar 4:45pm Kurt Gottschalk:

the story with prince's symbol in the credits to fargo is they needed a body in the snow and so they used a tech guy but then he was union so they couldn't use his name. they asked him if he had a pseudonym he wanted to use and he said he wanted to be the prince symbol.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:46pm Mike East:

@ian - the stereo mixing is excellent on that song. I took note.
Avatar 4:49pm w41:

I decided to quit smoking. It's been 127 minutes already. Also, beautiful set, Kurt!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:50pm northguineahills:

I loveis gastr del Sol!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:50pm Carmichael:

No kidding, Kurt? A story within a story. Those pesky unions are so strong, they can influence movie credits.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:51pm Carmichael:

I starred the Fiery Furnaces. Finger-poppin' coolness.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:52pm Mike East:

@w41 - good luck! I replaced the habit with chewing gum. I've even got a brand I stick to. Much healthier, much much cheaper!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:56pm northguineahills:

I replaced smoking cigarettes w/ drinking beer. I quit 15 years ago. Although, now, I'll have a cigarette or two per month , by bumming off one of my friends while drinking. I spent four years of not touching tobacco after quiting before having a social cigarette.
  4:58pm common:

i remember this number. good un! happy weekends everybody! Beers!
Avatar 5:00pm w41:

Mike, thank you. As Mark Twain said, quitting is the easiest thing in the world to do :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:04pm northguineahills:

Well, there's douchey corporate bar at the bottom floor of my office building, but if I walk 9 minutes, I can make it to Hank's Saloon, where the drinks are cheap, they play good music, and the sexagenarian bartendresses are sassy and fun to talk to. oh, the beer is cheap, and I get a buy back every 2 or three drinks. Unfortunately, it's closing in December, the last of the old bars in downtown Brooklyn.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:06pm Carmichael:

Avatar 5:14pm Kurt Gottschalk:

i found black licorice to be very satisfying when i quit smoking. a friend of mine ate nuts like he was going nuts.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:16pm northguineahills:

Uhmm, I'm playing a recorder mouthpiece in a bowl of water, as well using said bowl as precussion, and field recordings. () (jeremy slater) did table top bass guitar and field recordings and electronics. I'd credit every one else but, my browser at work won't open the page w/ the info.
Avatar 5:17pm Kurt Gottschalk:

can you post the url, or send it to me and i'll put it in the track description?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:18pm northguineahills:

robert hardin on sruti box, kenya kawaguchi on bamboo flute,gael horellou on alto sax.
  5:19pm northguineahills:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:19pm northguineahills:

ok, link posted from my phone.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:21pm northguineahills:

we spell it, Rubaiyats of the Cicadas, fyi
  5:21pm mb:

thx for describing your set up northguineahills. your song was very entrancing and local sounding.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:23pm northguineahills:

It was recorded live on Governor's island on June 2. Thanks, mb
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:36pm northguineahills:

Ok, I'm taking heading home. Thanks again, Kurt! Wonderful set, and I love this Jon Rose.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:47pm Carmichael:

Way to go, ngh. Listening in while panicking. We're in the last two hours of fiscal year end here at the government.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:49pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Carm - nice 'tar du jour of Gawd.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:52pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...bug track is 'very Ummagumma' :p ...
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