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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 February 20, 2018: rhythm & ruse.

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments Approx. start time
Marisa Anderson  Will the Circle Be Unbroken   Options Traditional and Public Domain Songs  Mississippi  2013    0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Bardo Pond  Power Children   Options Volume 8  Fire  2017    0:02:59 (Pop‑up)
Telecult Powers  Rise Wm. Rise   Options Rise William Rise - Tribute to William Burger  Opposite  2018    0:06:58 (Pop‑up)
Eeli  Bird Song   Options Bird Song  exohexoh  2018    0:10:44 (Pop‑up)
Jon Collin  Blue Confessional   Options The Nature  Early Music  2017    0:15:18 (Pop‑up)
Phish  In A Misty Glade   Options Party Time  JEMP  2009    0:22:17 (Pop‑up)
Sleeping States  Under a Capricorn Sky   Options I Wonder 7"  Caspian  2007    0:24:53 (Pop‑up)
Itasca  Snow Melt   Options Morning Flower  Dove Cove  2018    0:28:48 (Pop‑up)
Meg Baird and Charlie Saufley  Protection Hex   Options Hexadic III  Drag City  2018    0:35:45 (Pop‑up)
Brigid Mae Power  Down on the Ground   Options The Two Worlds  Tompkins Square  2018    0:39:36 (Pop‑up)
Yoshida Takuro  Aoi Natsu   Options Even a Tree Can Shed Tears: Japanese Folk & Rock 1969-1973  Light in the Attic  2017    0:43:23 (Pop‑up)
Andre Brasseur & His Multi-Sound Organ  Mad Train   Options Sounds of the Unexpected  Ace  1977/2017    0:46:21 (Pop‑up)
The Ramrods  Night Ride   Options Teen Beat 6  Ace  1963/2018    0:48:42 (Pop‑up)
Andros Island Group  Time   Options Deep River Of Song: Bahamas 1935: Chanteys And Anthems From Andros And Cat Island  Rounder  1935/1999    0:58:18 (Pop‑up)
Ali Farka Touré  Wakata Gouna   Options Vol. 2  MM2  1988    1:01:36 (Pop‑up)
Les Fantômes  I Wanna Be Your Dog   Options PUNK 45: Les Punks: The French Connection. The First Wave Of Punk 1977-80  Soul Jazz  1978/2016  Happy Year of the Dog.  1:09:58 (Pop‑up)
The Real Kids  Just Like Darts   Options The Kids/The Real Kids 74/77-78 Demos  Crypt  1974/2018    1:12:53 (Pop‑up)
MC5  American Ruse   Options Babes In Arms  ROIR  1966/1983    1:15:56 (Pop‑up)
Drinks  Real Outside   Options Hippo Lite  Drag City  2018    1:18:26 (Pop‑up)
Courtney Barnett  Nameless, Faceless   Options Tell Me How You Really Feel  Mom+Pop/Marathon Artists/Milk!   2018    1:22:58 (Pop‑up)
Lunar Orbit/ The Chipmunks  Walk Like An Egyptian (at 16 speed)   Options Hits from the Cloud, v. 3: A Frow Show Treasury of Endangered Audio, 2017 Marathon Premium  (no label)  2015    1:26:26 (Pop‑up)
ensemble, et al.  Medal Meddle Metal   Options The Slow Reveal  (no label)  2017    1:40:40 (Pop‑up)
Josiah Steinbrick  (Carbon Steel, Four Spheres, Four Drums, Three Synthesizers)   Options Meeting of Waters  Leaving  2017    1:45:58 (Pop‑up)
Bitchin Bajas  Yonaguni   Options Bajas Fresh  Drag City  2017    1:51:27 (Pop‑up)
Otto Sidharta  Chimes   Options Indonesian Electronic Music, 1979-1992  Sub Rosa  2018    2:01:13 (Pop‑up)
Robert Rental & Glenn Wallis  Track 1   Options Robert Rental & Glenn Wallis  Dark Entries  1979/2018    2:10:50 (Pop‑up)
Crazy Doberman  Free LSD Part 1   Options Free LSD  Radical Documents  2018    2:15:28 (Pop‑up)
Soshi Hosoi  Mister Diviner (The Majhong Touhhaiden)   Options Diggin' In The Carts, A Collection Of Pioneering Japanese Video Game Music  Hyperdub  2018    2:26:09 (Pop‑up)
Baino & Os Novos Caetanos  Vô Batê Pá Tu   Options Baiano & Os Novos Caetanos  CID  1974    2:30:07 (Pop‑up)
Droot'n & Co  Man Smart / Woman Smarter   Options Our Trip Is Short, v. 1  Your Trip Is Short  2017    2:33:04 (Pop‑up)
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Dr. Lonnie Smith  On A Misty Night   Options All In My Mind  Blue Note  2018    2:40:14 (Pop‑up)
Margo Guryan  Why Do I Cry   Options 27 Demos  Burger  2001    2:47:15 (Pop‑up)
Everly Brothers  Mr. Soul   Options Nice Guys  Synergie OMP  1968/2011  via Probe Is Turning-On The People  2:49:32 (Pop‑up)
Gene and Debbe  I'l Come Running   Options Playboy 7"  TRX  1967    2:52:40 (Pop‑up)

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Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:03am grtyvr:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:21am grtyvr:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:21am jj.:

greetings, apologies, still re-learning the controls here in studio b!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:24am grtyvr:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:27am jj.:

think we're achieving cruising altitude. how are things out yonder?
  12:28am yippie:

scott williams made i think the world debut of Almighty Opp on the WFMU airwaves im still blown away by that. but im tying to come down now and enjoying listening to your vibrations
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:35am grtyvr:

nice alt. to be at...
Avatar 12:35am Adamsworth:

I just ordered this Itasca tape yesterday, can;t wait to get it!
  12:37am katharsis:

Ok go
Avatar 12:38am Adamsworth:

Ooh, I've been wanting to hear this song too...I love Meg
Avatar 12:44am Adamsworth:

Also I don't know if I've commented live on one of your shows before Jesse, though I've listened to a lot, live and archived. Great job!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:46am grtyvr:

nice trip jj
  12:46am yippie:

aww man i know what song is gonna come up soon, i can start to feel it in my capillaries
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:52am coelacanth∅:

greetings Jesse; Jessters
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:53am grtyvr:

thank you jj
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:59am grtyvr:

howdy cole
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:00am grtyvr:

hey adam welcome
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:03am jj.:

hi coelacanth∅! hey Adamsworth, thanks for joining live!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:03am coelacanth∅:

hey grt
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:04am grtyvr:

is this early farka toure
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:06am jj.:

it is. 1988. twitter.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:09am grtyvr:

Avatar 1:18am Adamsworth:

hell yeah this song is cool
  1:28am yippie:

bike life FIRE
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:28am grtyvr:

This is not the chipmuks is it... c'mon! Who is this!
Avatar 1:30am Adamsworth:

At my work we've been into listening to slowed down versions of songs off youtube lately. Hall and Oates I can't Go For That is one of the best
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:31am jj.:

nope, really the chipmunks! alvin.wikia.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:31am grtyvr:

i will load Audacity just for that....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:32am grtyvr:

still don't believe that the enunciation here is possible at chipmunk speed....
Avatar 1:33am Adamsworth:

it's because it was recorded at that speed
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:33am grtyvr:

recorded at 16 and sped up?
Avatar 1:33am Adamsworth:

You Just Keep Me Hanging On is my favorite of those slowed down Chipmunks. It sounds like their hearts are being torn out of their chests...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:35am grtyvr:

  1:35am yippie:

its the monkchips
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:35am RomanDogBird:

let's get munkified
Avatar 1:36am Adamsworth:

  1:37am katharsis:

There is a slowed music for airports. Lovely
Avatar 1:37am Adamsworth:

that's the link to the slowed down Chipmunks on soundcloud. I guess it's maybe by someone different than slowed down the one Jesse played?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:39am grtyvr:

that is some tragic chipmunks....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:51am grtyvr:

i still call shenanigans for the chipmunks reference. The sounds are spectacular, but I think the album title is clickbait, and it worked!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:52am grtyvr:

is bennik far behind?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:54am jj.:

i mean, it's definitely on this LP:

and this guy claims responsibility:
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:00am coelacanth∅:

i always assumed the chipmunks was music recorded at regular speed > slowed down so singers can sing the song to it, slowly and with an abnormal amount of enunciation > then sped-up again.
then i figured maybe with newer digital technology they just sang it to the music and it was put through a process to make it sound like shit, er, i mean "chipmunks.
...i've never researched it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:03am grtyvr:

well Bagdasarian checks out... He is on the credits for the movie. It is almost like a message to the future

hey future 16 is the best speed to play it at.....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:04am grtyvr:

and cole, yes, I have listened at regular speed and it is .... well,, not like it is at half speed
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:12am coelacanth∅:

heh, that article is funny... Brian Borcherdt said the idea was simmering in the back of his mind for a long time.
... i wanted to play a chipmunks record at a slower speed when i was a kid of maybe 6, but my mother wouldn't allow chipmunks records in the house. i'm sure many many people have done it.
(we also had an rca suitcase stereo record player with 4 speeds; so either a 45 at 33, or a 33 at 16)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:14am grtyvr:

@cole that is awesome, both that you had parents with taste and a cool sound tools.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:21am coelacanth∅:

haha! the only reason i remember it was stereo is because when i was about 10 i asked for "through the past, darkly" for xmas and honky tonk woman had no guitar solo, just horns in the middle; and she's a rainbow & 2000 light years from home had no lead vox. i was to discover that it picked up only one channel and sent it to both speakers. i thought it was a remix of ht woman and, being unfamiliar with the other 2 songs thought they were instrumentals.
Avatar 2:23am Adamsworth:

this is the 3rd night in a row I've heard the Crazy Doberman record on FMU. (Not complaining, it's great). First time hearing Dark Star played over it I think? Sounds cool
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:27am jj.:

bird song, heh. and yea, that LP has WFMU written all over it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:29am coelacanth∅:

Jesse, as in the case of henry andersen a few weeks ago, knows when a record needs some help.
- i'd be happy to hear crazy doberman by itself but it's good to hear it mashed up as well.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:33am coelacanth∅:

i must try to sleep
Thanks Jesse
'night people
  2:34am yippie:

hey double j i heard that fugs recording for wfmu in like 1968 did you discover that? its amazing stuff thanks for turning me on even HARDER
  2:35am yippie:

after all im just a yodeling yippie
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:35am grtyvr:

g'night cole
  2:39am Gooberz.jpg:

John Olson of "second hand Instagram memes" fame??
Avatar 2:41am Adamsworth:

ha ha
Avatar 2:43am Adamsworth:

I guess I misheard Bird Song. I am tired but having trouble getting to sleep.
  2:44am yippie:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:48am grtyvr:

lonnie smith!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:49am jj.:

not sure i discovered the fugs recording, precisely, but definitely made a point of tracking down a digital version & getting it back into circulation.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:50am grtyvr:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:52am jj.:

yeah, this one, playing on an early WFMU marathon at NYC's cafe au go go: doomandgloomfromthetomb.tumblr.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:59am grtyvr:

nice evening as usual thanks jj
  6:59am John from CDA:

Let's get Bagdasarianesque!
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