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Playlist for 19 February 2014 Favoriting | The Traume Before the Storm

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Foetus  Danger Global Warming   Favoriting Soak   
The Fall  Rememberance R   Favoriting The Remainderer   
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The Notwist  Kong   Favoriting Close to the Glass   
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ae  Testing Time / Steak   Favoriting Bootleg   
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The Horseflies  Human Fly   Favoriting Title Track   
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Grin  White Lies   Favoriting 1 + 1   
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Hospitality  Going Out   Favoriting Trouble   
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Nico vs Trance Groove  Reich der Traume   Favoriting Reich der Traume   
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The Pastels (remixed by My Bloody Valentine)  Cycle   Favoriting    
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Albert Ayler  New Ghosts   Favoriting Reevaluations: The Impulse Years   
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Rip Rig and Panic  Do the Tightrope (instrumental)   Favoriting Attitude        0:59:07 (Pop-up)
Monty Python  Finland   Favoriting Monty Python's Contractual Obligation Album   
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Rockabye Baby  Raspberry Beret   Favoriting         1:12:07 (Pop-up)
Einstürzende Neubauten  Filmkuss   Favoriting Klaviermusik   
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Dan Wilson  Knuckleduster   Favoriting Mysteries of the Universe   
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Pitman  The Twat Farm   Favoriting    
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Braces Cold Tower  Original Cold Scrubs   Favoriting    
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Stooges / Go Home Productions  TV Eye Remix   Favoriting    
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LCD Soundsystem  You Wanted a Hit   Favoriting This Is Happening   
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Brian Eno  Kings Led Hat   Favoriting    
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Mr B & the Gentlemen Rhymers  Guy Debord   Favoriting         1:46:01 (Pop-up)
The Beatles  What's the New Mary Jane   Favoriting    
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Les Reines Prochaines  Opfer Dieses Liedes (Wicked Game)   Favoriting Le Coeur En Beurre-Doublegras   
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Pussy Riot  Like a Red Prison   Favoriting   Video: 
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Khlam  Winter   Favoriting Sverkh Novy Hund Sverkh Russkie   
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Native America  Habits   Favoriting Bad Weed / But Still Weed   
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Bernibas Miliciea  Kada Balss Kliedz   Favoriting Nevieta   
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Cate Le Bon  Wild   Favoriting Mug Museum   
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Bubblewrap Holocaust  Through Beatnik Eyeballs   Favoriting Self Titled   
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Muipead+ Jimmy Penguin  Muipead Freestyle   Favoriting Put The Needle On The Irish Hip-Hop Record (2009 WFMU Marathon Mix)   
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Matias Aguayo  Rollerskate   Favoriting Ay Ay Ay   
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Andy Breckman  God Only Knows (a cappella)   Favoriting    
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Funkadelic  Can You Get To That?   Favoriting    
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Anna Homler & Sylvia Hallett  Sea of Vapours   Favoriting The Many Moods of Bread and Shed   
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Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:22am Ken:

Morning peoples!
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 7:06am groucho:

wahey! it's Wednesday
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 7:28am Planet Tyler:

Happy Bday Ken! (am I right about that?)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:04am Cory:

Happy Vaginal Escape Anniversary Ken! and hello my fellow Kenadians
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:35am Guido (Cologne):

Happy Birthday Ken!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:43am Ken:

Thanks Cory and Guido and Tyler! Hi Groucho!
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 8:45am groucho:

Happy Birthday! I turned 27 yesterday. Going careful so as not to join the 27 club!
Avatar 8:52am KOTJ:

Double nickels
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 8:56am Lizardner Dave:

Happy birthday Ken.
Avatar 9:00am Dan B From Upstate:

Happy Birthday, Ken!
Avatar 9:00am fred von helsing:

Finland 3, Russia 1, at the end of the second. You're welcome.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:01am Fine-aight:

Happy bday, Station Manager Ken!
  9:02am Ahmad:

Nice first track given the loud clap of thunder I just heard outside.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:02am common:

yep. happy happy, ken!
Avatar 9:02am bobdoesthings:

morningall, whoah ken birthday?! happy birthday!!
Avatar 9:02am Dan B From Upstate:

Man, JG Thrilwell is awesome.
Avatar 9:03am egal:

Happy birthday to Ken and Andre Breton.
Avatar 9:03am fred von helsing:

Unusually for this show, the birthday boy gets to play anything he wants today..
Avatar 9:07am Cheri Pi:

Avatar 9:07am northguineahills:

Feliz cupleanos!
  9:07am fascinoma:

happiest of happies, ken! morning, all.
  9:07am Laura L:

HBD, Ken! Just had mine too, same vintage.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:07am Brian C.:

It's my wife's birthday today too, now I'm kinda jealous
  9:08am Ahmad:

Oh happy birthday!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:08am common:

great image and fall tune!
Avatar 9:09am still b/p:

Ken and Smokey Robinson born this date. Men who make the ladies say "Mmmmmmmmm-hmmmmmmmmmm."
  9:10am the ladies:

That's right. Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:10am Parq:

Okay, the Casablanca gif stopped me in my tracks.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:11am Parq:

Ah, and happy birthday!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:11am Ken:

Thanks everybody! the bday was yesterday actually - me and Yoko Ono and John Travolta.
Avatar 9:11am still b/p:

...and Copernicus. Men who make the ladies say, "The which orbits around the what, now?"
  9:12am ╄O╄o (:


(Happy annus, Ken!)
Avatar 9:13am fred von helsing:

Greatest GIF ever. Wow.
  9:14am Ben:

Birthday greetings, Ken, from a Kenadian from Kanada
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:14am Cory:

let's not forget about the first elections in Nepal held on the day of your birth
Avatar 9:15am still b/p:

"Here's lasing at you, kid."
Avatar 9:15am Windy City:

I'm with you Parq, was not ready for that!
  9:15am ╄O╄o (:


Congratulations for the great prank on Andy last week show on SSD! It was epic!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:16am Parq:

Still b/p, looking for a "like" star to click next to your "ladies" comment.
Avatar 9:16am KOTJ:

Is it No twist. Not wist, or not twist?
Avatar 9:19am Davee:

Happy yesterday Birthday.
Avatar 9:19am Davee:

It's Testicle time?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:19am Ken:

Thanks f0f0! I was really happy with it.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 9:19am bbell:

Ken-Please post some pictures of you and Yoko and John Travolta celebrating your birthdays together!
Avatar 9:19am bobdoesthings:

Is this song a response to everyone wishing you a happy birthday ken?
  9:23am P-90:

Good morning and Happy Birthday Station Manager Ken! I know you must be on the leeward side of 30 by now, you can trust me, it's not as troubling as it seems at first. You'll get used to it in time, maybe you've already started to see what I mean...? Just take each new experience as it comes, and try to enjoy every Marathon like it was your first!
  9:24am ╄O╄o (:

No, thank you, Ken.

Last SSD show is an instant classic. I predict it's going to be used as a rerun in 2025.
Avatar 9:25am bobdoesthings:

I predict Andy will have given up by 2025
  9:27am ╄O╄o (:

Today's Programme: The Traume Before the Pax Storm

Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:28am Rich in Washington:

@Ken: Have you heard the bizarre, operatic Human Fly cover by someone or something called Davey Tango?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:29am Ken:

I have not Rich, do you have a link? Sounds good.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:30am DCE:

White Lies...haven't heard in forever!!
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:35am Vivian:

Happy Birthday Ken!!!!XOXOXOX
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:36am common:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:36am tim from champaign:

Happy birthday, Ken! You should play some of the FMA birthday songs in honor of yourself.
Avatar 9:40am bobdoesthings:

Ken, question, how much of Scerch Novy Scerch Russkie is on your Ken's Khlam dj premium?!!?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:41am Rich in Washington:

@Ken: sent.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:41am Ken From Hyde Park:

Khlam decries the shabby results of the Russian Olympic hockey team.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:41am tim from champaign:

Ken, were almost arrested in Highland Park, MI? If so, I'm assuming you were up to some dastardly deeds?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:42am Guido (Cologne):

trance Groove is project by drummer Stefan krachten (of Unknown Cases).
Very nice guy. Jammed with him occasionally.
is this early 90ies?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:42am Ken:

Can you post it here Rich? I dont look at my email during the show. Too scary.
  9:42am jan:

Love the Nico Vs Trance Groove from the first time I heard it on your program.
Never did figure out how to purchase a copy (in the days before downloadable MP3s) but still would like to have it for my own.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:43am Marcel M:

Hi all, Hi Bob, Happy Birthday Ken!
Avatar 9:43am Mark S:

I think she's singing in German
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:44am Brian C.:

fwiw, Looks like this Nico thing is on iTunes
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:44am Ken:

Thanks Jan- Just re-found it on Spotify.
  9:45am Sam:

She's got a real nice baritone.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:46am Rich in Washington:

this is gorgeous..
Avatar 9:47am earrie:

Goes nicely with Beethoven's string quartet no 7. Yes it does.
Avatar 9:47am bobdoesthings:

  9:47am P-90:

@Sem: (as Groucho) and her singing voice ain't so bad either
Avatar 9:48am KP:

Amazon has three mixes of this Nico track for $2.67. Quite a bargain
Avatar 9:49am fred von helsing:

Khlam finds tho that it builds character
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:51am common:

my pardner put this cycle song on a mix for me when we first met. makes me feel silly.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:51am Ken:

Bob - About half that Khlam CD - all the good tracks. Tim, I was having an illegal party on the High School football field. A going away bash before we all left for college.
  9:51am jan:

Great segue to "my bloody valentine" another gem heard on this broadcast.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:53am tim from champaign:

My condolences for your friend Ken, Ken.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:54am Ken:

I wish it coulda been a better segue Jan! IHas anybody built a plug-in for Spotify so you can actually DJ / crossfade / start tracks correctly with it?
  9:54am mike east:

Listening on the bus, driving past Xanadu
Avatar 9:55am bobdoesthings:

Avatar 9:57am bobdoesthings:

I was a bit disappointed with the Khlam album that's on itunes.. need to get my hands on the good stuff
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:57am tim from champaign:

Did you tractor the intro to the Ayler tune, Ken?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:58am Guido (Cologne):

Albert Ayler : NEW GRASS

the cover is much too good !!!

Must see!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:58am Ken:

No Tim, this is actually Ayler's remake of ghosts.. he did that himself. Track is called "NEW Ghosts"
Avatar 9:58am glenn:

finland 3 russia 1. buh bye.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:59am tim from champaign:

Ah hah
Avatar 9:59am northguineahills:

Wow, Ayler I haven't heard.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 10:01am Snortley:

Davy Tango - Human Fly Opera:
Avatar 10:03am KOTJ:

I used to use Traktor on my show and trashed it years ago for the free home version of Virtuall likes better.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:03am Rich in Washington:

Thanks, Snortley. I couldn't find it. Just dug the em-pee-three that the band sent me years ago.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:05am Cory:

I fucking love you so much Ken!
Avatar 10:05am fred von helsing:

Avatar 10:08am earrie:

Rock salt alt -> beet juice
  10:08am ?:

hi all. nice tribute to suomi victory ! and they got a discussed gold medal right before. against russia.
Avatar 10:09am KOTJ:

Amphetamine salt the roads.
Avatar 10:10am βrian:

CaCl₂ is our friend.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:10am Guido (Cologne):

Actually I need the entire "Rip Rig and Panic" catalog sometime.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:11am Guido (Cologne):

Reich der Traume = Empire of Dreams
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:12am DCE:

too cute
Avatar 10:12am bibi:

...glockenspiel beret...
  10:12am ╄O╄o (:

  10:12am SeanG:

raspberry beret
Avatar 10:14am fred von helsing:

tänään venäjä, huomenna ruotsi !
Avatar 10:16am still b/p:

Americans rarely finish strong in the organ dollying. But we have high hopes this year.
Avatar 10:16am Pine:

Oh no Bob 2 from Devo has died
Avatar 10:17am bibi:

frédéric, les suédois vont vous marcher dessus ;)
Avatar 10:18am northguineahills:

gluwein sounds good...
Avatar 10:18am Pine:

Is anybody else playing pokemon with the rest of the internet?
Avatar 10:18am Davee:

Das Aufbau Alter Gebäude
Avatar 10:19am bibi:

what ? im the only one to starclick this gif ?!
Avatar 10:20am fred von helsing:

@bibi peut-être mais espérons que NON
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:20am common:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:20am Guido (Cologne):

@Davee: got it!
beautiful poem about a screen kiss.
  10:21am Brendan:

Wow this dan
  10:21am Brendan:

What a lovely voice
  10:21am t o n y:

Bloody 'ell - feeling the south London love...
  10:24am Sam:

You're about as phat as Ally McBeal
Avatar 10:24am fred von helsing:

russians do get two things right: pickle juice for hangovers, and a perfect pooping position
Avatar 10:24am Dan B From Upstate:

I saw twitch playing the pokey man, pine. I was surprised. They've actually made a bit of progress.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:25am Planet Tyler:

7.5 for the Russian Pooping Team
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:26am Guido (Cologne):

I've seen the result in Russian trains:
very unpleasent ...
... though scientifically the GIF is right, from what I heard.
Avatar 10:26am fred von helsing:

don't forget the Mixed Pooping Pairs
  10:26am Sam:

Huh huh, he said dump button.
Avatar 10:26am βrian:

"We're hearing NPR anymore, toto"
Avatar 10:27am βrian:

Eh, "not hearing" ...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:27am Cory:

I think the Germans are going to take the gold in pooping pairs, poop dancing, and the downhill poop.
Avatar 10:27am Cork:

how do i get to the twat farm? directions please
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:28am Planet Tyler:

The squatting guy looks like he's gonna get it mostly on the event horizon instead of the wormhole though, how can that be "correct?"
Avatar 10:28am fred von helsing:

they have poop commodes that are low to the floor and narrow enough to straddle. russian tech at its finest. that and simple LOX-kerosene boosters :-D
Avatar 10:28am Pine:

Upper Decker
  10:28am Sam:

It was nice hearing some 386DX on Vicki's show, the singing computer with the Russian accent.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:28am Ken:

Cork: There is no Twat Farm. You were not listening.
  Swag For Life Member 10:29am Andrea:

the first rule of twat farm is THERE IS NO TWAT FARM.
Avatar 10:29am Cork:

i'm taking them scrubs to the twat farm
Avatar 10:29am KOTJ:

Shit. That diagram explains it.
  10:29am Sam:

Good one Andrea
Avatar 10:29am bobdoesthings:

this is the streets rapper right?
Avatar 10:29am egal:

It's about time Coldplay got some mashup respect.
Avatar 10:29am KOTJ:

Is this Coldplay?
  10:30am Tim H:

Hi- Great couple songs. Huge smile. Love almost retro UK hip hop with a novelty angle - it is my new fav gene
  10:30am buffalo bobblehead:

Can u say twat on the air? If so,please let Michele know.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:30am tim from champaign:

Is the above mentioned farm like Glenn Frey's Party Town?
Avatar 10:30am fred von helsing:

when you're squatting at the top of the ski jump, don't cough
Avatar 10:30am egal:

KOTJ: a sample of "Yellow."
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:30am Skirkie:

I feel like you can break a toilet seat trying to do it the right way.
Avatar 10:31am Alessia:

What was that?
  10:31am ╄O╄o (:

I still don't get how the dump button works. What kind of sorcery is that? I could't any dead air during the Twat Farm song.
Avatar 10:31am βrian:

"... and don't be late for school," says Fred Lane.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:31am MichelleinGreenBay:

Mornin' friends!
  10:32am ╄O╄o (:

*I couldn't HEAR any dead air etc..

Damn auto-complete feature.
Avatar 10:32am βrian:

Does squatting trigger the dump button?
Avatar 10:32am Mark S:

Did you know there's an actual thing call Chap Hop
  10:32am ╄O╄o (:

Wait..I don't have any auto-complete feature.
Avatar 10:33am Pine:

@Tim H, more novelty UK oldschool for later
  10:34am Brendan:

Chap hop - see Fighting Trousers by Sir Elemental
  10:35am Brendan:

Chap hop not to bee confused with Slap Chop br Ronco
  10:35am ╄O╄o (:

What about Chav Hop?!

Viper's - Y'all cowards don't even smoke crack

Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:36am Spankyflop:

Is anyone else having trouble with the iPhone stream or is it just me?
Avatar 10:36am βrian:

Oh, pipe down, you little grapheme!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:37am Spankyflop:

Of course as soon as I posted that, it came back...
Avatar 10:37am Mark S:

I learned it on the Judge John Hodgman show
Avatar 10:37am Pine:

@╄O╄o (
"And I don't care if you judge me"
"I'm smoking cooked, and living so lovely"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:38am mariano:

How is it that the drummer in the gif is in perfect time to LDC?!?
Avatar 10:38am Pine:

The one about how much he likes his pockets is better:
Cheques in my mail box
boys can't get in cus that is a stash spot
and thats not all
I got other cash slots
My Crib
My Pockets"
Avatar 10:39am Mark S:

and the drummer is Stevie Wonder
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:40am Ken:

Mariano - it AINT no ACCIDENT! Syncing the songs with the stinkin GIFS is WHAT I LIVE FOR! That is exactly HOW PATHETIC I AM!!!
Avatar 10:42am fred von helsing:

fyi ken iso gif bpm ftw
  Swag For Life Member 10:42am Andrea:

Ken, your patheticness gives me much joy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:43am Fine-aight:

Ginger killin' it
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 10:43am Foolbert:

Italian biologists name a bacteria native to human acne after Frank Zappa:

.... It is implied that Zappa's "Jewish Princess" were the proximate inspiration...I'm not requestng that song, but "G-Spot Tornado" or that acapella "Inca Roads?
  10:43am ╄O╄o (:


"I sould my soul to satan but bought it back from god with this song" ;)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:43am mariano:

Ken: not pathetic, much appreciated, from someone who's a graphic designer and a musician: I spend hours obsessing over the same kinda things! Just emailed you a gif of a dancing, toddler-aged Vito Acconci, by the way.
Avatar 10:44am Pine:

Gold dust!
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:44am MD:

Happy...belated...Birthday Ken!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:44am Guido (Cologne):

I thought drummers on "before and after science" were Phil Collins and Jaki Liebezeit ... but Ginger Baker?

he's everywhere!
Avatar 10:45am still b/p:

I'm working on upgrading my tinfoil hat to lead. And to being king.
Avatar 10:47am Sean D. Daily:

Now that I know you can star the GIFs, I'ma gonna...

Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:47am dale:

chico says 'that's not my yob, man!'
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:48am MD:

Avatar 10:49am fred von helsing:

FDS was initially known as Twinkle Twat
Avatar 10:49am KOTJ:

Years ago I read an interview with Eric Clapton about Cream's drug use. Clapton mentioned Baker banging out a solo so junked out he as puking all over his kit but never missed a beat. A true pro.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:49am mariano:

You can star the gifs? Really wish you hadn't told me...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:50am SeanG:

that prank was incredible!
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 10:50am Foolbert:

Won't rock salt make you bite your friend's face off? (...and then let you make.'corned face'. )
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:51am MD:

We lost a true Devotee of life!!! condolences to all
his family and the "family of this De-evolving world!"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:51am common:

poor andy. oh, honey!
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:52am MD:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:53am dale:

i was googling it like crazy too. dick!
Avatar 10:53am fred von helsing:

guy de bord yes please
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:53am rsj:

in china it's all hip hop
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:54am MD:

Hey let's all snort lines of rock salt...and get really thirsty!!!
Avatar 10:55am Mark S:

this is some funny shit
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:55am MD:

I love getting really thirsty!!!!
  10:56am Question for Ken:

During the TWAT song a voice announced that you were down to one remaining dump. Sounded like Joe Frank. Was it him? Ken? Or was it just Ken using a Joe Frank filter? Gotta love the modern age if it includes a Joe Frank audio filter.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:56am rsj:

by all means necessary, stay thirsty
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:56am MD:

I am powerless over "thirst!!!!"
  10:56am f@f@ (:

news alert from sochi!

cossacks attack pussy riot outside restaurant.
Avatar 10:57am Cork:

i cannot believe the twat farm isnt real
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:57am MD:

I feely admit the above to me and to all you strangers!!!
Avatar 10:58am fred von helsing:

guy debord's game of class war whee
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:58am mariano:

I'd like to feely admit anything...
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 10:58am MD:

NOW...On to "step Two!!!"
Avatar 11:01am Alessia:

Avatar 11:01am Okasa:

Late to the party, and can't really stay.
Avatar 11:01am fred von helsing:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:04am fred:

This is my favorite cover
Avatar 11:04am βrian:

Mellifluous, that!
Avatar 11:05am KOTJ:

This cover's awesome. I think she means it.
Avatar 11:05am Alessia:

First time i heard this song i was really young,it was at a gig venue and i got like "who the fuck is screaming on this? so rude!". Then I realised..
Avatar 11:05am Okasa:

Just wanted to say that I too learned of Chap-Hop from Hogman's podcast. I am firmly in the camp of Mr. B The Gentleman Rhymer.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:05am groucho:

there's no way to explain how much I loved that, Ken. thanks
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:05am MichelleinGreenBay:

That cover sort of sums up my mental state today.
Avatar 11:07am fred von helsing:

colbert nailed it
Avatar 11:07am earrie:

Has anyone seen the documentary on Pussy Riot? Given the choice, recently, I opted for "The Unbelievers" which was excellent.
Avatar 11:08am Cork:
  11:08am Brendan:

I'm khlamoring for you know what.
  11:08am ╄O╄o (:

Pussy Riot!!

Man, those Cossacks really know how to smash their guitars.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:08am fred:

@Alessia: First time I heard it was when seeing the Pipilotti Rist video at the Paris museum of modern art
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:09am MD:

Long live "the riot!!!"
Avatar 11:09am bobdoesthings:

ahhhh sweet khlam
Avatar 11:09am KOTJ:

Khlam Riot.
Avatar 11:09am fred von helsing:

if the russian women's hockey team shows some P.R. solidarity I'll eat my hat
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:10am MD:

Khlam on the half shell!!!
Avatar 11:10am Alessia:

@fred that's cool! was it called "i am a victim of this song" or I recall it wrong?
  11:11am ╄O╄o (:

Videos are coming!!

Pussy Riot being attacked by the militia:
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:13am fred:

@Alessia: Yes. It's also on the CD that came with the exhibition's catalog. There's also the soundtrack to Ever Is Over All, including the sound of breaking glass
  11:13am Brendan:

Khlam reminds me of a russian zz top that also knows jazz
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:13am MD:

Ken....Thanks for the tips from the "poop deck!"
  11:13am ╄O╄o (:

Khlam video goodie!

Vladimir Terekhov (singer) reading his award wining poetry
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:14am MD:

ZZ Top are Jazz...jass!!
Avatar 11:15am bibi:

i remember pipilotti was a superstar in the 'viva' gold era (late90s). no real equivalent in france. pierrick sorin could have been..
Avatar 11:16am KOTJ:

Pussy Riot Whipped?
Avatar 11:17am fred von helsing:

@╄O╄o cheers for that
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:17am MD:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:18am Pedro G.:

In support of Pussy Riot, the Russian men's hockey team took a dive and were eliminated today.
Avatar 11:18am Alessia:

@fred: I just checked on youtube, looks (and sounds) terrific, thank you for sharing :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:18am common:

Avatar 11:18am fred von helsing:

it takes a REAL man to do that shit huh =:-O
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:18am tim from champaign:

Jesus, that's terrible.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:19am Guido (Cologne):

More unpleasand pictures from Kiew!

Maydan stream (this is secure distance from the roof):
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:19am MD:

I Wanted us (US) to play the Russians! Then I could feel like I was in the 80's again!!!!
Avatar 11:20am fred von helsing:

such a busy russia news day at wfmu
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:21am MD:

"Are we not Olympians???"
Avatar 11:21am Alessia:

is that a pathetic attempt to break their guitar?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:22am Guido (Cologne):

WFMU is kind of political in it's very own way, isn't it?
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:23am MD:

I am so "over" the breaking guitar thing! We should all make Love to our guitars!!!! Like LITERALLY!!!
Avatar 11:23am fred von helsing:

the sound of olympia v steroid-crazed cossacks (a continuing musical struggle)
  11:23am AZ Dave:

The video shows one getting maced, too! Right in the eye holes.
Avatar 11:24am Sean D. Daily:

@Guido: WFMU is very political! And if you ever figure out what its politics are, let me know, 'cause I ain't got a clue.
Avatar 11:24am earrie:

.."A Punk Prayer" - is it one dogma for another, then?
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:25am MD:

And as we all know...the eye holes are windows to our souls....unless you are a MAC Person!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:25am SeanG:

Avatar 11:25am KOTJ:

I'm late on the Cate Le Bon train she's got something.
  11:26am Sam:

If a man exhales in the desert, and there are no trees around to detect the carbon dioxide, is he really breathing?
Avatar 11:26am KOTJ:

Ken are you going to play or is there a way to play the Bosch butt transcription piece?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:26am Cory:

i can't wait until our streets and squares look like that
  11:27am AZ Dave:

Never trust a Cossack with a whip.
Avatar 11:28am bibi:

@kotj. im on the last wagon too. still we caught it.
Avatar 11:29am Sean D. Daily:

Ass music is the best kind of music.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:29am Ken:

The single note Bosch butt transcription is academic and TERRIBLE! There was a much better interpretation of that butt years ago - Dan Bodah played it on his show Monday night.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:30am MD:

If it's not Scottish...It's.....???
Avatar 11:31am KOTJ:

BiBi yeah i got on board about a month ago and friends saw her here in Boston around that time and were blown away. I like Cyrk more than Mugg Museum but thoroughly intriguing.
Avatar 11:31am Richard from Venezuela:

Greetings Ken and all the listeners.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:31am Ken:

Avatar 11:32am KOTJ:

Ken....Oh so that piece I read in the the last couple of weeks that made it seem like the first time the butt was composed was untrue.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:33am MD:

That's why it's not CRAP!!!
Avatar 11:34am fred von helsing:

@MD aye, laddie
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:34am MD:

"Scots are hey!!!"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:34am Ken:

Yeah, I twweeted the earlier, better version of the butt tune on the WFMU twitter feed yesterday,
Avatar 11:35am Carmichael:

Good morning Kenneth, and the warmest of birthday wishes.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:36am Pedro G.:

Ken is funny.
Avatar 11:37am bibi:

yeah aguayo, thx ken.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:37am mariano:

@Ken: thanks for the butt tune info! There's a sentence I never would have imagined using. Yeah, amazing how stories get recycled every few years.
Avatar 11:38am βrian:

Wow, was that (Irish) Gaelic?
  11:38am axlotl:

Oh, wow. That is much better.
Avatar 11:39am Carmichael:

Scots Gaelic, Brian. Erse, I believe.
Avatar 11:40am Alessia:

Btw Cate le bon gig next week in Paris! Point FMR. Just sayin'.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:41am MD:

How do you mean "Ken is Funny!"
Like a clown????
Is he here to amuse us!?!?!
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:42am MD:

Oh wait....he is here to amuse us!!! I forgot!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:43am fred:

@Allesia: Damn, there's Chocolat Billy @instants chavirés the same day
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:43am MD:

Thank You Ken...
Avatar 11:43am bibi:

thx alessia, i had this one in mind.
  11:44am ╄O╄o (:

"...there are stars..."

That IS funny.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:45am DCE:

Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:45am MD:

Mix Master Andy!!!
Avatar 11:45am bibi:

argh it's a tuesday ! dammit im rehearsing.
  11:48am Brendan:

Move over Murry Wilson
Avatar 11:48am fred von helsing:

Maxmaster Andy, in Harvest Gold or Avocado Green
Avatar 11:48am Alessia:

@fred that sounds cool as well! too many gigs in Paris and I always end up seeing none. decisions decisions..
@bibi what's the name of your band?
Avatar 11:49am Sean D. Daily:

Andy Breckman Unplugged to Funkadelic. Talk about musical whiplash.
Avatar 11:51am fred von helsing:

srsly? nj's?
Avatar 11:52am KOTJ:

I spent the weekend in Vermont with the granddaughter of Faber Birren, the color theorist who brought Harvest Gold and Avocado green to the marketplace.
Avatar 11:52am βrian:

"It's not the voices in my head," says the patient to the psychiatrist, "so much as the thick New Jersey accents."
Avatar 11:53am Green Mountain Man Mark:

The days are getting longer.
Avatar 11:53am bibi:

we had numerous names. like 'pertes blanches' or 'friend destroyer'. nothing much official.
  11:54am Brendan:

Bonus Ken rules
Avatar 11:54am βrian:

That was before the days of the Haas avocado, mind you.
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 11:54am efd:

The dancers in the gif at the top of the page are eerily in time with the bed music.
  11:57am Robert:

That GIF is from before there was common use of the foaming agents now used in bubble baths, and instead they used regular soap water and aerated it from below. In one case for a play they used helium.

And happy birthday, Ken. I'm streaming the audio on Frankenputer, which can't handle the strain of the animated GIFs (shuts down), and looking at this page on Vril, whose sound card doesn't work.
Avatar 11:58am Sean D. Daily:

Oh, and... Happy birthday, Ken! Assuming it IS your birthday and this isn't some massive prank by everyone on the comment board to embarrass me!
Avatar 11:58am βrian:

That's not how I produce my bath bubbles ...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 11:59am MichelleinGreenBay:

My birthday was the day before Ken's. So I win.
  11:59am ╄O╄o (:

Extra innings! Time for playing the offensive line! Let's play the Dump Button game, Ken! A FCC vs Ken Extra innings game! wo-hoo!
Avatar 12:00pm Elisa In Italy:

Ken you are still DJing!! I didn't miss your set. Happy Birthday Ken!
Avatar 12:00pm bobdoesthings:

hahahah thanks ken great show
Avatar 12:00pm Sean D. Daily:

He made it through the rain, I'll have you know.
  12:00pm Brendan:

I declare this givin me the vapors, ken u must stay
  12:01pm Robert:

I remember now last year Ken celebrating his birthday with a family trip just before the marathon fundraiser.
  12:01pm ╄O╄o (:

oooh..Duane is here. Extra innings no more. Thanks for nothing, Duane! And thank you Ken! Till next episode people!
Avatar 12:01pm fred von helsing:

ken for the win in overtime
Avatar Ken's Marathon 2024 Swag For Life Member 9:30am AnAnonymousParty:

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