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Options August 22, 2016: I believe in coyotes and time as an abstract.

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The New Pornographers  Valkyrie in the Roller Disco   Options Together  Matador    0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
REM  I Believe   Options Life's Rich Pageant  IRS    0:03:32 (Pop‑up)
Jeremy Jay  In This Lonely Town   Options Slow Dance  K    0:07:01 (Pop‑up)
Television  Guiding Light   Options Marquee Moon  Elektra    0:10:07 (Pop‑up)
Destroyer  Rubies   Options Destroyer's Rubies  Merge    0:15:34 (Pop‑up)
Thin Lizzy  The Rocker   Options Vagabonds of the Western World  Deram    0:24:45 (Pop‑up)
Orb  Reflection   Options Birth  Castle Face  *   0:34:17 (Pop‑up)
The Herms  Nightcave   Options Welcome All Tourists  Narnack  *   0:40:19 (Pop‑up)
Ryley Walker  Age Old Tale   Options Golden Sings That Have Been Sung  Dead Oceans  *   0:46:40 (Pop‑up)
John Parish & Polly Jean Harvey  Civil War Correspondent   Options Dance Hall at Louse Point  Island    1:12:32 (Pop‑up)
Linda Guilala  Abstinencia   Options Psiconáutica  Elefant Records  *   1:16:55 (Pop‑up)
David Bowie  Fantastic Voyage   Options Lodger  Rykodisc    1:20:24 (Pop‑up)
David Bowie  Hang on to Yourself   Options Live in Santa Monica '72  EMI  *   1:23:36 (Pop‑up)
The Julie Ruin  I Decide   Options Hit Reset  Hardly Art    1:26:34 (Pop‑up)
Robin Gibb  August October   Options Saved by the Bell: The Collected Works of Robin Gibb 1968-1970  Rhino    1:42:01 (Pop‑up)
Zola Jesus  In Your Nature   Options Conatus  Sacred Bones    1:44:30 (Pop‑up)
Ernie Graham  The Girl that Turned the Lever   Options Ernie Graham  Hux Records    1:47:29 (Pop‑up)
Portastatic  Nostalgia's No Excuse   Options Stroke: Songs for Chris Knox  Amaj000    1:53:36 (Pop‑up)
Ashley Shadow  Tonight   Options Ashley Shadow  Felte  *   1:55:48 (Pop‑up)
Joe Henderson & Alice Coltrane  Fire   Options Celestial Blues: Cosmic, Political and Spiritual Jazz 1970 To 1974 (V/A)  BGP / Ace  *   1:59:50 (Pop‑up)

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Reason  Bang Bang   Options The Age of Reason  Gear Fab  *   2:15:45 (Pop‑up)
Thee Oh Sees  The Axis   Options A Weird Exits  Castle Face  *   2:20:24 (Pop‑up)
The Underground  Turn on Your Love Light   Options Psychedlic Visions  Wah Wah  *   2:26:23 (Pop‑up)
Heaters  Seafoam   Options Baptistina  Beyond Beyond Is Beyond  *   2:28:53 (Pop‑up)
Ofrenda Vytas Brenner  Caracas Para Locos   Options Venezuela 70: Cosmic Visions of a Latin American Earth - Venezuelan Experimental Rock in the 1970s  Soul Jazz  *   2:34:57 (Pop‑up)
Thyda  Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah   Options Cambodian Bodega: Bodega Pop 2016 Premium  WFMU Premium 2016  *   2:39:52 (Pop‑up)
Marshmallow Overcoat  Dia de los Muertos   Options 26 Ghosts: The Best of 1986-2005  Dionysus  *   2:44:36 (Pop‑up)
Mexrrissey  Cada Dia Es Domingo   Options Mexico Goes Morrissey  Cooking Vinyl  *   2:49:09 (Pop‑up)
The Smoking Trees  Goodbye   Options The Archer and the Bull  Burger  *   2:53:37 (Pop‑up)

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Listener comments!

  12:03am famous original italianicewolf:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:04am Therese:

  12:06am zenkoan:

i before e, except after c (I Believe ; ) )
  12:08am MONEYBAG$:

that's not how they spell things in Athens
Avatar 12:08am Roberto:

LRP holds up nicely after 30 years.
Avatar 12:13am Roberto:

Speaking of holding up -- Marquee Moon!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:18am Therese:

Spelling error= fixed!
  12:35am zenkoan:

How 'bout something from Neko Case's collab with k.d. lang, to keep the New Porno related theme going?
  12:39am tuner fish:

Nice Tuuuuunes!!!!
  12:39am Ike:

I'm a bit perturbed there's a fake Orb. Ambient/trance fans of the 90s will riot and burn things down when they hear about this! Ha. (Srsly tho, it's one thing to call yrself Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes, but what did the Orb ever do to anybody? They're still putting out decent stuff, too, and killer live shows.)
  12:45am joel:

this song makes me feel like i'm drag racing the grim reaper
  12:46am zenkoan:

yeah..but we're all always doing that when you think about it...
  12:50am ?:

Very artistic piece of music.
  12:50am Rod Holcomb:

Very poetic.
  1:00am phat:

working in a record store in the 90s was wonderful
  1:17am phat:

funny, the 90s...
  1:20am phat:

I regret a lot about the 90s, but I still get wistful
  1:26am phat:

what a truly odd, wonderful song from Bowie (fantastic voyage)
  1:38am Lyle:

REM? I remember those boys. A rowdy bunch, as I recall. I only say that because I was on a late '70's swing through Georgia with the Ralph Marterie Orchestra and we played a date in Athens. At the Athens Gold and Country Club, I believe it was. Anyway, there were a couple of rabble-rousers in attendance. Way in the back of the room where we couldn't see them. I could tell they were getting on Ralph's nerves and you didn't want to do that if you knew what was good for you. I saw Ralph stick a thrown baton in a man's eyeball from 40-feet away one night. He was a thrower. Turns out the hecklers were in this popular band called REM, which was from Athens. The guitarist, I forget his name, Buck something. Buck Michaels, that was it. Anyway, Buck's evidently had a few and he decides to stand on his table and do a little impromptu jig during "Lost In The Stars," which is one of the prettier, more emotionally-charged songs we performed with the Marterie band. The patrons of the club were appalled, but Michael's distracted them by throwing a large wad of cash into the air, which drifted lazily to the carpet as many in the audience dove and wrestled with each other to gather up. This sight infuriated Ralph and he threw his baton at Buck as hard as he could. Luckily, it missed, but it stuck to the wooden wall behind the drunken guitarist a good inch-deep in the grain. If it had struck him, it might have gone clean through his skull. I'd seen that happen once before in Honduras with Ralph, but not stateside. Folks weren't used to that kind of thing stateside. Without his baton. Ralph charged directly at Buck, tipped his table, and brought the drunken janglist to the hard floor with an audible whump! Mind you, we just kept playing onstage. Ralph aways told us that when he went into the crowd to beat on someone, we should just keep right on playing, and so we did. By the time we made the coda, Ralph had not only subdued Buck Michaels, but he had hog-tied the singer, what's his name? Stapp? Mark Stapp, that's it. By that time he'd pulled an electric lamp off the wall and had used the cord to hogtie Stapp to his chair. "Do I need to gag you?" I remember him yelling it, all red-faced, spittle flying from his thick, bluish lips. "Do I need to gag you?" Stapp shook his head no. He was quiet from then on. We played for another hour, but the mood was broken. Nobody danced. Ralph punished the crowd by playing strictly stuff from his latest album, which the audience was unfamiliar with. "A Summer Thing." Of course, now days it's one of the most popular releases in the Marterie canon, but at that time, it was new, different, even a little left of center for Ralph's usual listeners with its marimbas and ratchets, and guiros. It would take them another decade to catch up, and by that time Ralph was gone. I loved playing that band. I wouldn't have near as much fun in my next gig with Kim Carnes. It took her a year with me to realize she didn't really need a trombone. It's like that sometimes. They think they need you, but they don't.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:48am coelacanth:

yeshwa fucking krist if it wasn't kyle i'd wish for it to go away but now i have to settle in and make time for it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:48am coelacanth:

...and hi Therese and others
  1:49am phat:

wow, this zola Jesus is a bit of a revelation
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:50am coelacanth:

i heard part of your rant in the car. ...another american representin' , hey?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:58am coelacanth:

okay Lyle, that is funny.... "ratchets and guiros"?! ...hahaha!
... i think i'd have fun with Kim Carnes though!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:00am coelacanth:

...i'm a little... i'm definitely bummed i missed those Bowie trax though.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:18am coelacanth:

ha. i played Sonny & Cher's "bang bang" on the jukebox at the pub tonight.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:19am coelacanth:

(i wanted to play Terry Reid's but it wasn't in there.)
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