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Grand pianos in the surf, singing frogs, hyphenated psych, outtakes, live collaging, twangy drone, old folk, and ephemeral pop.

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Options January 6, 2015: the winds that creep.

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Artist Track Album Label Comments Approx. start time
Fraight  One Girl   Options Local Customs: Cavern Sound  Numero Group    0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
The Dodos  Retriever   Options Individ  Polyvinyl    0:02:37 (Pop‑up)
Lloyd Cheecho  Winds of Change   Options Native North America vol.1: Aboriginal Folk, Rock & Country 1966-1985  Light in the Attic    0:07:11 (Pop‑up)
Sagittarius  My World Fell Down   Options Present Tense  Sundazed    0:11:02 (Pop‑up)
Annette Peacock  Dreams (If Time Weren't)   Options I Belong to a World That's Destroying Itself  Ironic    0:14:53 (Pop‑up)
Arthur  Wintertime   Options Dreams and Images  Light in the Attic    0:19:13 (Pop‑up)
Three Degrees  Collage   Options   Roulette    0:21:55 (Pop‑up)
6IX  I'm Just Like You (full band version)   Options I'm Just Like You: Sly Stones Flower 1969-1970  Light in the Attic    0:24:59 (Pop‑up)
The Intimates  Things Are Going to Be Better   Options Escape From The Shadows Of Motown: Mr. Fine Wine's 2014 WFMU Marathon Premium  (no label)    0:38:48 (Pop‑up)
Fatal Predictions  Atrociades en la Masacre de la Carne Putrafacta   Options Tributo a Pentagram  Hueso  plus Matt Nelson, "Sworn Enemies" from "Lower Bottons" (Tubapede)  0:41:28 (Pop‑up)
Brian Chippendale and Greg Saunier  Side A & B   Options Brian Chippendale and Greg Saunier  Famous Class  plus excerpts form the 96.3 countdown  1:02:34 (Pop‑up)
Nord  Side A   Options NG Tapes  PCP Records    1:06:19 (Pop‑up)
Alan Watts & Friends  Metamatic Ritual / The End   Options This Is IT!  Numero Group    1:14:59 (Pop‑up)
Miles Cooper Seaton  Petroglyphs   Options Notes From the Interior CD-R  (no label)  plus Mike Anderson, "Tears For Albert Ayler"  1:35:48 (Pop‑up)
Áine O'Dwyer  Mass of the Rosary Ring   Options Music For Church Cleaners Vol. I and II  MIE    1:38:49 (Pop‑up)
Decayes  Dancehall   Options LAFMS Emergency  LAFMS    1:54:13 (Pop‑up)
Yannis Kyriakides & andy Moor  Doorways Make You Forget   Options       1:56:56 (Pop‑up)
Event Cloak  One or Twice   Options Air Texture, v. 4  Air Texture    2:02:17 (Pop‑up)
Mark Vernon  Things That Were Missed in the Clamour for Calm   Options Things That Were Missed in the Clamour for Calm  3 Leaves    2:05:46 (Pop‑up)
Geological Creep  laccoliths   Options   (no label)  via Soundcloud  2:13:55 (Pop‑up)
Taishi Kamiya  Simple Sound Forest   Options Simple Forest Project 2  (no label)  via Soundcloud  2:18:34 (Pop‑up)
M. Geddes Gengras  #4   Options Systems 1  (no label)  via Bandcamp  2:27:41 (Pop‑up)
Cal Hand  Them Dance Hall Girls   Options The Wylie Butler  Takoma    2:44:46 (Pop‑up)
Grouper  Lighthouse   Options Ruins  Kranky    2:48:11 (Pop‑up)
Neil Young  I'm Glad I Found You (solo version)   Options Storytone  Reprise    2:53:32 (Pop‑up)

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Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:07am jj.:

happy new year, frowskateers. welcome to the bright new tomorrow!
Avatar 12:08am bobdoesthings:

  12:09am Scott Carlson:

Well, now I'm going to demand Frowskateer hats.
Avatar 12:41am bobdoesthings:

killer set thusfar . I wish I could stay up longer.. thanks jj! goodnight
  12:52am rw:

My friend Lucas' mom delivered that line, "I'll have what she's having." (which was quoted in this song or sound collage or whatever you call this)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:53am fleep:

Is this the countdown to 96.3?
  1:00am rw:

Fleep, What happens at 96.3?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:07am fleep:

rw, there was a tweet from @WFMU about it

Computer Voice Voice Babbles, Quotes Lyrics & Counts Down to FM Station's Format Change: player.listenlive.co...
  1:09am JakeGould:

Maybe robots like music too?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:09am fleep:

The station already shifted, but I heard the female robovoice two days ago, just her and silent pauses, all the other sound was mixed in by Fatal Predictions.
  1:10am Jeff:

What would you call this type of music? (Nord "Side A")
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:10am jj.:

ha, yeah, i recorded a bit of the voice off the air before it disappeared. and those were my mixes, mostly. only a little bit of fatal predictions!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:10am Ike:

That's called "stunting" -- it's a time-honored radio industry trick for getting free press and attention when about to change a station's format. Kudos to them for coming up w/a new stunting trick and not just playing a single song repeatedly for three days or just a straight countdown.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:11am jj.:

to perhaps clarify, this is the a side of the nord LP mixed with both sides of the saunier/chippendale drums tape.
  1:11am JakeGould:

Ike the radio encyclopedia!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:11am fleep:

jj, I swim corrected!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:12am jj.:

nice one, ike! i didn't realize it had a name. there's no way the new format will be better than the femmebot, alas.
  1:14am Jeff:

Whoa, late night.
  1:15am JakeGould:

Fleep, are you swimming in relatively warm water?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:17am Ike:

In NYC in the 90s, a big station stunted w/awful Broadway musical junk for a few days before switching to adult contemp. or something boring like that. At least B'way horseshit was different. The problem w/there is that some people might like it & think it's the real new format & get pissed off when it goes away, which is what happened. So stunting tends to go more avant-garde so no mass audiences will get too into it or think it's a real format.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:19am jj.:

i've heard of stations playing, like, all-beyonce during their changeover or something like that. what're some other avant-stunting examples, ike?
  1:19am Jeff:

Sounds like supplying a buffer amidst what may still possibly be interpreted as a breath of fresh air to spike the listeners interest ;D !
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:22am fleep:

Jake, ocean temp here is 60 F, so yeah, and it hit 80 for the earthbound today.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:26am Ike:

Hmm, maybe "avant" was overstating it... usually it's something much less interesting than Minnesota's robo-femme, often involving a sort-of ominous ticking clock....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:28am fleep:

Does Wiki know stunting? Yes it does en.wikipedia.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:29am jj.:

granted, i've only ever heard about a few examples of stunting, but seems like the idea of using a text generator is pretty new. the countdown definitely had some repeat entertainment value. we tuned in a few times over the past few days to see if anything had changed or if it'd gone sentient or something.
  1:37am JakeGould:

When I listened to WBAI a few years back, the folks at 2600 (“Off the Hook”) took advantage of people’s fears of the station being sold with a very well made “99.5 All Country” stunt. It was described as a “10,000 song country marathon…” www.2600.com...
  1:37am art:

I started wfmu on my phone before shutting off my computer, then got distracted & didn't turn off my computer & so had two slightly not-synced frow show streams playing simultaneously. Definitely recommended!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:57am northguineahills:

Always fun, art... I've done the same before.
  2:55am Jeff:

Loved Grouper! Heard of them many weeks ago and have almost forgot to check them out. Thank you.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:57am northguineahills:

Grouper is great live. Hadn't heard Grouper live in about 5 years.
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