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Options April 13, 2018: Put The Needle On The Less Stress Mix

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments New Approx. start time
SUW RmX Project  You Need To Calm Down (DJ ZeroStress April 2018 Mix)   Options     2018  includes Kevvie K from Canada, Kids In The Hall, SUW, Bill Maher, Brainsmart, Jeff Bezos, news, TODAY's show is In recognition of National Stress-Awareness Month - APRIL 2018 - Please include your anti-stress tips in COMMENTS - joining today DJ ZeroStress  *    
A Tribe Called Quest   Stressed Out (feat. Faith Evans)   Options           0:03:19 (Pop‑up)
Del The Funky Homosapien  Stress The World   Options Future Developement    2002      0:05:25 (Pop‑up)
Organized Konfusion  Stress   Options STRESS: The Extinction Agenda  1994        0:11:53 (Pop‑up)
Nas  If I Ruled the World (EDIT)   Options           0:13:47 (Pop‑up)
Young Cellski  Stressed Out (EDIT)   Options     1994      0:16:42 (Pop‑up)
Masta Ace  Take A Look Around   Options Take A Look Around  Cold Chillin   1990      0:18:49 (Pop‑up)
Gang Starr  DWYCK feat. Nice & Smooth   Options     1994      0:23:16 (Pop‑up)
King Ra & Bunty Beats  RA RA   Options     2018    *   0:27:09 (Pop‑up)
Mr Freeze and the Homewreckers  We're Comatible   Options Cold Wave Of Terror    1994      0:29:39 (Pop‑up)
Foisey  SnakskinBinoculars (feat Westside Gunn)   Options     2018    *   0:34:03 (Pop‑up)
L'Orange   Blame The Author (feat. Del The Funky Homosapien)   Options The Ordinary Man  Mello Music Group  2017      0:37:27 (Pop‑up)
Dr Octogon  Area 54   Options Moosebumps: An Exploration Into Modern Day Horripilation    208  coincidentally Del or Deltron 3030 is featured on this album too - like  *   0:40:40 (Pop‑up)
Dr Octogon  Bear Witness IV   Options Moosebumps: An Exploration Into Modern Day Horripilation    2018    *   0:43:48 (Pop‑up)
Max Tannone   Police Get Busy (Black Thought x Dead Kennedys) EDIT   Options Mic Check 1234!          0:48:02 (Pop‑up)
Max Tannone   Definition Of Blitzkrieg (Black Star x The Ramones) EDIT   Options Mic Check 1234!          0:50:17 (Pop‑up)
Cut Chemist  Die Cut (Theme)   Options Die Cut    2018    *   0:51:59 (Pop‑up)
Nicholas Cravan  Drop Acid EDIT   Options     2018    *   0:54:42 (Pop‑up)
A Tribe Called Quest   Stressed Out (Bjork's Say Dip Mix)   Options           0:56:28 (Pop‑up)

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Avatar 4:48pm Billy Jam:

Today's show is in part in recognition of National Stress-Awareness Month, inc. the end track and the opening set of today's Lucky Friday 13th show / stress-themed hip-hop songs while off-the-grid turntablist/hip-hop self-help guru DJ ZeroStress will curate this live comment-board offering his top anti stress tips.
  7:01pm DJ ZeroStress:

What’s up WFMU and Jersey people and folk in Brooklyn and Bronx - Before we get to the first rule of zerostress - stop for ten seconds and then take some breaths. Next tip #1 to a stress free life is get the fuck offline and away from all social media and giving away info and inviting in stress. I have no Facebook or any of that. No website - and guess what? You can function in a world without all the usual social media etc. Turn off the constant news flow - and focus on you, your life that you can change. Forget Trump - the rest of the stressed nation can deal with him.
Avatar 7:02pm Billy Jam:

thanks to all involved in today's show - inc. GIO and DJ ZeroStress
  7:02pm ?:

Hello to the B&J posse! Anyone listening to Shut Up Weirdo when they meant to play “The Humpty Dance” but were jamming to “Return Of The Crazy One” by mistake?...not sure what my point was...? Sup y’all!?!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:04pm common:

drums for stress. yes. and art. billy and all!
Avatar 7:05pm Billy Jam:

hey common
  7:06pm ?:

Damn I didn’t relize it was Stress Awareness Month? I thought EVERY month was stress awareness month!
Avatar 7:07pm spacecowboy:

dj zero stress= my job is KILLING ME! just thought you should know
Avatar 7:08pm J J F:

Big L; Big Pun; Biggie stress relief
  7:08pm DJ ZeroStress:

#2 “Stress is life” is true - it is how you deal with stress and how quickly that is important - Tip number two is handle that stress shit right away before anything else - do this by breathing exercises - then you need to examine your life and if not already in place, begin a healthy lifestyle -that includes exercise - swimming is excellent since it also includes the breathing exercise and is exhilarating - But the importance of as much physical movement as possible cannot be overstressed
Avatar 7:08pm northguineahills:

amo a Billy y todos!!

Last two years of stress nearly killed me (and my wife) due to her health, and the costs associated, now we just have have to worry about her immigration interview and being apart (small potatoes compare what we've already been through).
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:08pm chris:

hey Billy Jam and folks.

tai chi or yoga. walks. gardening, even if its just a window box. get a pet. take a break with mary jane.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:10pm chris:

DJ ZeroStress! great advice! mindfulness is key: know when you're getting stressed and work on strategies to lessen or eliminate that cause from your life.
  7:11pm DJ ZeroStress:

#3 Drumming is an excellent stress reliever as is playing any musical instrument - another tool to step back and look at big picture - Listening to music too is most important and no two peoples’ de-stress music is the same - Also begin your day by planning ahead - work wisely and you will avoid stress - Stay in charge of your life is ultimate goal to avoid stress when it arrives
  7:12pm spidermamk nli:

if you don't stress the bow it will be just a tethered stick
Avatar 7:14pm J J F:

‘The penalty is death, especially when I’m mentally stressed.’ Big Pun..
Avatar 7:16pm northguineahills:

reading and music (listening, playing, or djing) is my go to for stress relief.
  7:17pm DJ ZeroStress:

#4 Nas classic “If I Ruled The World” sums up goal of a no stress - but also brings up the point that one cannot rule the world, at large - just our own world -which is all we can do and have fun doing it and if we do get stressed remember that it is a wake call - physical one - reminder to deal with shit.
Avatar 7:17pm northguineahills:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:18pm Ken From Hyde Park:

That was Aaron!
Avatar 7:18pm Billy Jam:

@Ken - U are correct
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:19pm Smilty69:

Listening to PTNOR kills my work-week stress. I'm also drowning in IPAs so I need to cut that...nah.
  7:25pm DJ ZeroStress:

#5 A lot of these songs - including Del - reference the positives of weed and it cannot be overstated because it truly is medicine and will ease the pain. Pharma would rather you take something addictive you don’t need. Fuck that shit. Take control of your life by starting every day meditating and looking at the day ahead and your life ahead, drink lots of water, exercise daily and have fun doing it, don’t waste time on shit you know you hate, get off the newsfeed shit. Be your own best friend - Thanks to WFMU for invite to do something would normally never do -Oh don’t follow me ….on Twitter or anywhere - hip-hop forever.
Avatar 7:25pm J J F:

‘The Big L l smash stress, cause hell is my address’ Big L
Avatar 7:26pm Billy Jam:

@J J F - that's a good one
Avatar 7:28pm northguineahills:

Queensbridge been representing.

I'm bouncing from work, Billy, thanks for reducing the stress.

@DJ ZeroStress. La verde helps my stress related insomnia better then anything else. danke!
Avatar 7:32pm Billy Jam:

thanks to DJ ZeroStress for contributing today and thank you to GIO for doing the sound engineering board-op in the NJ studios of WFMU this week - Note that next week is 42018 - Friday April 20th all weed themed show - in 2 weeks we will be doing this show and others live from the WFMU Record Fair in Brooklyn NY
Avatar 7:33pm J J F:

“Learn to treat life to the best, put stress to rest.”
Notorious BIG
Avatar 7:35pm J J F:

@Billy Jams the ‘Bigs’ knew stress...
  7:35pm spidermamk nli:

funked right out - goddamn love that man
  7:36pm spidermamk nli:

beeeeeelllly jaaaaaahhhm
  7:37pm Mikey in DC:

loving the mix today and the message of the music - thanks guys
  7:37pm sammy2:

stressed lyrics with unstressed beat- dig it
Avatar 7:42pm Billy Jam:

what is ur fave music to listen to to DEstress?
  7:46pm GIO:

"No hay nada en esta vida que no tiene arreglo, menos la muerte." Means "Theres nothing in this life that can't be fixed, unless its death." If it didn't kill you, then don't stress about it. Big thanks to BILLYJAM for having me and DJ ZeroStress for the knowledge. Keep it tuned to WFMU!
  7:47pm Mikey in DC:

thank you thank you
Avatar 7:48pm J J F:

Depends on type and level of stress, music that gets you your self. Hip hop to bhajan.
  7:50pm spidermamk nli:

lovin tonites show Billy cheers man. I missed last weeks (savin it for sat nite ) , i smashed me noggin up snowboarding the week before - think i was still concussed and i passed out
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:52pm chris:

yeah, which music de-stresses me changes from time to time. bottom line: i turn to music a *lot* to de-stress.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:54pm chris:

ouch! sorry to hear that, spidey! def take a look at last week's video show. dopeness start to finish.
  7:54pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

Hello all! Was stuck in traffic for like 3 hours after leaving work. Multiple accidents mainly due to temps in the 80’s today. Everybody and their mama is out driving. Happy that I have Bluetooth in my car that I was able to check out some of the show today.
Avatar 7:55pm J J F:

Thanks Billy ‘De-stressed’ Jams ...
  7:55pm spidermamk nli:

nothing chills me out more than snowboarding down a beautifull mountain with music blasting out my pocket sound system- fuckin blss
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:56pm Ken From Hyde Park:

I find that cutting up fruit or vegetables relieves stress. Bryce's kind of music is highly relaxing.
  7:56pm ALF of Hip Hop Slam:

It’s sooo funny that today’s theme is about stress and I was subsiding it while sitting in traffic.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:56pm chris:

thank you, Billy Jam, GIO and DJ ZeroStress! excellent set of no stress tunes.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:57pm listener 126464:

Thanks Billy and everyone else. So good!
  7:59pm spidermamk nli:

ta chris it only hurts constantly hahaha ... cant wait to Jam out tomorrow night last weeks show yeeehaw archives WFMU rooools
Avatar 8:00pm Billy Jam:

thank YOU for listening - thank u to GIO and to DJ ZeroStress + all at FMU - have a stress free week - next week is all weed show - 42018
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