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Options February 28, 2019: Mystik Sounds, Distant Pleasures

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments Approx. start time
  Intro            
Don Sebesky  Cosmic Force / Water Brother   Options The Distant Galaxy  Verve  1968    0:00:16 (Pop‑up)
Hans-Joachim Roedelius  Immergruen   Options Wasser Im Wind  Schalter  1982  wr. & sax by Alexander Czjzek  0:04:47 (Pop‑up)
Steve Lacy  Feline   Options Straws  Cramps / DIVerso  1977    0:07:05 (Pop‑up)
Joe McPhee  Spaces   Options Rotation  Hat Hut  1977  Synthesizer by John Snyder; rec. live 1976 at "Jazz in Basel" concerts  0:09:33 (Pop‑up)
Robert Wyatt  Alife   Options Rock Bottom  Virgin  1974    0:18:34 (Pop‑up)
Bley-Peacock Synthesizer Show  Climbing Aspirations   Options Revenge: The Bigger the Love, the Greater the Hate  Polydor  1971    0:25:07 (Pop‑up)
Bley-Peacock Synthesizer Show  A Loss of Consciousness   Options Revenge: The Bigger the Love, the Greater the Hate  Polydor  1971    0:26:39 (Pop‑up)
Roxy Music  For Your Pleasure   Options For Your Pleasure  Island  1973    0:33:33 (Pop‑up)
The Paragons  On The Beach   Options On The Beach  Treasure Isle  1967    0:40:10 (Pop‑up)
 
Music behind DJ:
Wim Mertens 
Mildly Skeeming   Options Struggle for Pleasure  Les Disques Du Crépuscule  1983  reissue bonus track orig. LP released under artist name Soft Verdict  0:42:28 (Pop‑up)
Soft Verdict  Insert Coin   Options For Amusement Only  Les Disques Du Crépuscule  1982    0:50:35 (Pop‑up)
V.D.B. Joel  Martian Invaders   Options Video Games & Data Movements  Coloursound  1987    0:51:30 (Pop‑up)
Prince Jammy  Martian Encounter   Options Prince Jammy Destroys the Invaders...  Greensleeves  1982    0:52:30 (Pop‑up)
Prince Jammy  War In The Asteroid Belt   Options Prince Jammy Destroys the Invaders...  Greensleeves  1982    0:56:43 (Pop‑up)
V.D.B. Joel  Vampire Chaser   Options Video Games & Data Movements  Coloursound  1987    0:58:54 (Pop‑up)
Jah Shaka Sound System  Babylon   Options Live mix performed in the Franco Rosso film, "Babylon"    1980    1:00:46 (Pop‑up)
Soft Verdict  8 Ball   Options For Amusement Only  Les Disques Du Crépuscule  1982    1:03:40 (Pop‑up)
Beaver & Krause  Periodic: Rectangular 1/2 - Swept (L2)   Options The Nonesuch Guide To Electronic Music  Nonesuch  1968    1:04:34 (Pop‑up)
Mad Professor  Psychologically Yours / South African Crossfire   Options Dub Me Crazy!!  Ariwa  1982    1:05:35 (Pop‑up)
Beaver & Krause  Periodic: Triangular - Swept   Options The Nonesuch Guide To Electronic Music  Nonesuch  1968    1:10:39 (Pop‑up)
Aswad  Dub Fire   Options A New Chapter of Dub  Island  1982  mix: Michael "Reuben" Campbell  1:11:45 (Pop‑up)
Aswad  Truth   Options A New Chapter of Dub  Island  1982  mix: Michael "Reuben" Campbell  1:15:36 (Pop‑up)
Beaver & Krause  Periodic: Sawtooth-Swept   Options The Nonesuch Guide To Electronic Music  Nonesuch  1968    1:19:42 (Pop‑up)
Joe Gibbs & The Professionals  Social Justice   Options Majestic Dub  Joe Gibbs Record Globe  1979    1:20:49 (Pop‑up)
Dennis Bovell  Manhunter   Options Babylon (The Original Soundtrack)  Chrysalis  1980    1:23:45 (Pop‑up)
Louis & Bebe Barron  Battle With The Invisible Monster   Options Forbidden Planet  Small Planet Records  1978  1956  1:28:24 (Pop‑up)
Suns Of Arqa featuring Prince Far-I  Acid Tabla (Re-Mix)   Options G.D. Magick  Antler Records  1983  Adrian Sherwood mix; no Far-I on this  1:29:26 (Pop‑up)
V.D.B. Joel  Pin-Balls   Options Video Games & Data Movements  Coloursound  1987    1:32:20 (Pop‑up)
Soft Verdict  Gorf   Options For Amusement Only  Les Disques Du Crépuscule  1982    1:33:10 (Pop‑up)
Prince Far I & the Arabs  Plant Up   Options Cry Tuff Dub Encounter Chapter 3  Daddy Cool  1980  mixed by (uncredited) Adrian Sherwood  1:34:38 (Pop‑up)
 
Music behind DJ:
Soft Verdict 
Mystik   Options For Amusement Only  Les Disques Du Crépuscule  1982    1:41:48 (Pop‑up)
Lord Kitchener & Fitzroy Coleman's Trinidad Rangers  Saxophone No. 2   Options Saxophone No. 2 / Too Late Kitch 78  Melodisc  19??    1:55:56 (Pop‑up)
David Murray  After All This   Options Sur-Real Saxophone  Horo Records  1978    1:58:26 (Pop‑up)
Sonny Rollins   St. Thomas   Options Saxophone Colossus  Prestige  1956    2:00:12 (Pop‑up)
Joe McPhee  Bahamian Folksong   Options Rotation  Hat Hut  1977  Synthesizer by John Snyder; rec. live 1976 at "Jazz in Basel" concerts  2:06:51 (Pop‑up)
Cedric Im Brooks & The Divine Light  Third World (Afro Beat)   Options From Mento To Reggae To Third World Music  Doctor Bird  1973    2:17:35 (Pop‑up)
Jan Steele  Distant Saxophones   Options Voices and Instruments  Obscure / Island  1976  prod. Brian Eno  2:20:17 (Pop‑up)
John Cage  Experiences No. 2   Options Voices and Instruments  Obscure / Island  1976  voc. Robert Wyatt; lyric by ee cummings; prod. Brian Eno  2:30:21 (Pop‑up)
Roxy Music  The Bogus Man   Options For Your Pleasure  Island  1973    2:35:18 (Pop‑up)
Jesus Acosta & the Professionals  A Part of Being With You   Options From Belize With Love  CES  1978    2:44:33 (Pop‑up)
 
Music behind DJ:
Dennis Bovell 
Jazterpiece   Options Babylon (The Original Soundtrack)        2:48:59 (Pop‑up)
Hans-Joachim Roedelius  Am Stadrand   Options Wasser Im Wind        2:55:26 (Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

Avatar 6:36pm Flash Strap:

Good evening Explorers
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:39pm chresti:

Good afternoon!
Avatar 6:56pm Flash Strap:

Hello Chresti!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:58pm listener james from westwood:

How do, Flash and all!
Avatar 6:59pm Little Danny:

Heya Flash, hey all
  7:00pm JtotheK:

Ahoy there Flash and Explorers!!!
Avatar 7:02pm Flash Strap:

Hi James! LD! JtotheK! wonderful to see you all, missed you last Thursday
Avatar 7:05pm Flash Strap:

great mix on that Sebesky track: clavinet and moog, very good bedfellows
Avatar 7:06pm Flash Strap:

how do you say Czjzek I wonder? is it like Zizek?
Avatar 7:10pm Flash Strap:

very interesting soundwaves on this recording
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:16pm chresti:

Missed you last week, as well. Zajek? or Shejek? -my guess
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:16pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

As a kid - had this MultiBand Radio - & could twiddle tuner & dials & get sounds a lot like some of these....
Avatar 7:17pm Flash Strap:

Hi Rev Rab!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:17pm chresti:

What is the visual from?
Avatar 7:17pm Flash Strap:

Thanks Chresti, at least we had Wednesday
Avatar 7:17pm TDK60:

Hi Flash. Last week we just stayed on the comments board here and talked about the songs on the Drummer shuffle. It was unusual fun. But glad you're back.
Avatar 7:18pm Flash Strap:

@Chresti: 50watts.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:19pm passiflora:

:D
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:20pm chresti:

Yeah-that was fun@TDK
@Flash-Estonian
Avatar 7:20pm Flash Strap:

Hi TDK! I'm glad to be back and sorry to have been gone! it was funny on my return to see the comments went on without me
Avatar 7:21pm Flash Strap:

absolutely sublime performance from Gary Windo on saxophone here. tears to my eyes, every time. perfect complement to the compositional/lyrical play Wyatt is up to
Avatar 7:22pm Flash Strap:

hi Passiflora! wonderful, wonderful
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:23pm chresti:

Glad you got to see how TDK provided in depth info on each track
Avatar 7:23pm Flash Strap:

@chresti: yeah! Estonian art can be extremely interesting and unique, I've found. that whole series is amazing. Owl used to use some of those for his stuff in the Holy Warbles days
Avatar 7:25pm Flash Strap:

ha, yes indeed
Avatar 7:26pm TDK60:

chresti: don't know how deep. But it was fun trying to keep up. (Reminds me that DJs just don't sit there humming.)
Avatar 7:28pm Flash Strap:

I try to do my share of humming in between furiously typing data into fields but yeah I'm a busy boy over here usually
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:28pm listener james from westwood:

Oh, tasty Bley-Peacock.
Avatar 7:30pm Flash Strap:

BIG agree, James
Avatar 7:33pm TDK60:

..this is some fun hehe.
Avatar 7:37pm Flash Strap:

Roxy Music's deep psychedelic explorations are just godlike in my book
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:38pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Ya just gotta find the right 70s.
Avatar 7:38pm Flash Strap:

true in many ways, Rev
Avatar 7:43pm TDK60:

..a pal gently nudged me to For Your Pleasure, I hadn't known, one of their edgier ones.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:43pm chresti:

Nice bed music sound
Avatar 7:49pm TDK60:

wow, you know some reggae particulars there...
Avatar 7:53pm TDK60:

>..is the Paragons cut more ska-into-rock steady period?
Avatar 7:53pm Flash Strap:

@TDK : I do what I can
Avatar 7:55pm Flash Strap:

yeah for sure. Erroll brown mixed some of their stuff for the various Trasure Isle dub records (mostly credited to Tommy McCook or Arthur Duke Reid) but not till the mid 70s I think
Avatar 7:55pm northguineahills:

I have many Treasure Isle rekkids, I got in Bed-Stuy's Kulture Lion, sadly now deceased. Unfortunately, now deceased. Most Treasure Isle rekkids had strips of vinyl coming off and the label way off center (into the groove)
Avatar 7:56pm Flash Strap:

that sounds about right, NGH! but man they made some great music on that label
Avatar 7:56pm Flash Strap:

subject of a future show or set, to be sure
  7:56pm ike:

Dig.
Avatar 7:57pm Flash Strap:

hi Ike !
we dig together
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:58pm chresti:

I think more rock steady-TDK60
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:58pm doctorjazz:

Hey Flash and Flash-a-teers!
Avatar 8:01pm coelacanth∅:

hey Flash; Explorers
Avatar 8:02pm Flash Strap:

Hi Doc! Hi Coelacanth!
Avatar 8:02pm Flash Strap:

I still haven't seen this film, alas, but I saw it was getting a rerelease and got super jazzed
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:03pm chresti:

You're right, though@7:53 Can't think of a pre-rock steady Paragons
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:05pm chresti:

This is great, astonished I never heard it before-Babylon
Avatar 8:05pm quinn:

I’m listening on headphones and this track is whhooaaaa
Avatar 8:07pm Flash Strap:

@chresti: it's an astonishing scene, worth looking up both the clip and the film
Avatar 8:07pm Flash Strap:

Hi Quinn! yesss to headphones
Avatar 8:07pm quinn:

I’m glad you’re back
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:08pm chresti:

Hello hello everyone that arrived while I was stuck in babylon
Avatar 8:08pm Flash Strap:

thanks, me too. what a bummer it was
Avatar 8:08pm hyde:

hello!
Avatar 8:08pm Flash Strap:

Hyddddde!
Avatar 8:13pm quinn:

ehmmm this song is very cool
Avatar 8:13pm Flash Strap:

this Aswad record is so crazy
  8:19pm passiflora:

on a call and missed the cool songs
Avatar 8:19pm quinn:

Oh it’s still cool
  8:21pm passiflora:

still on I pray I'm actually muted
Avatar 8:22pm Flash Strap:

haha yes passiflora, play it loud into the receiver
Avatar 8:22pm Flash Strap:

amazing synth on this Joe Gibbs
  8:23pm passiflora:

it's cool enmeshed
Avatar 8:25pm Flash Strap:

great drums on this, esp. toward the end
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:25pm chresti:

Majestic
Avatar 8:27pm Flash Strap:

Bovell (aka Blackbeard) produced the soundtrack for this film, which also stars one of the guys from Aswad (forget the name at the mo)

really great soundtrack, although it should really have that Jah Shaka performance on it, and it doesn't
Avatar 8:27pm Little Danny:

Yes indeed
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:35pm chresti:

Let the good times roll
Avatar 8:36pm Flash Strap:

I know i played this track a long time ago on another dub show but it seemed very correct for tonight, i hope you'll all indulge the indulgence
Avatar 8:36pm TDK60:

this is wild.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:37pm chresti:

Love it
Avatar 8:38pm Flash Strap:

such huge distortion on his already mountainous voice, so great
Avatar 8:40pm Little Danny:

Of course we'll indulge! (I work through the same instinct when I wanna play a track I've played previously, too.)
Avatar 8:41pm Flash Strap:

always a struggle
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:43pm chresti:

Me, I am someone that listens to the same record/cd/songs, months at a time
Avatar 8:43pm coelacanth∅:

yes people come to wfmu for music they've never heard, but it's not an indulgence in my opinion; it's natural to play a song more than once if you like it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:44pm fleep:

you won't descend into Top 40 radio by repeating now and then. it's ok. and greetings.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:44pm chresti:

Once a song grabs me, got to hear it again soon.
Avatar 8:44pm coelacanth∅:

and some music makes the rounds with different djs -which is usually good...not always!
Avatar 8:45pm Flash Strap:

Hi fleep! thanks for understanding my repeats all, i do it when it seems worth it
Avatar 8:45pm TDK60:

I wasn't here when ya played it last anyway. So, move it up those WFMU Charts will ya?
Avatar 8:45pm coelacanth∅:

(i've listened to Jessica Pratt's first album -or some of it, almost every day for months now)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:47pm passiflora:

perfect timing. no more of that until a c r a z y saturday ;)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:48pm chresti:

Yeah, I don't remember hearing it here before
Avatar 8:49pm TDK60:

..I once listened to an album so much, my friends began to smile at me weirdly.
Avatar 8:50pm coelacanth∅:

well that's another thing...if a year or more passes between plays one would likely forget about it until they hear it again, and if it's good then it's a welcome, faint familiarity.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:51pm chresti:

Kluster/Cluster is one, on my auto repeat music playing machine
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:51pm passiflora:

I had a Katherine Gilly song on repeat kinda recently
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:52pm chresti:

Joe Gibbs is too
Avatar 8:52pm coelacanth∅:

i've done that with many albums and songs. rarely consecutively though.
a friend in high school used to play songs 5-10X straight. drove me crazy!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:53pm passiflora:

oh that sounds like me
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:53pm passiflora:

ah, what does this song sound like as if I've never heard it before, etc
  8:54pm Dean:

Gang of Four's first, Entertainment: Played at least once a day, more frequently when I was at the record store.
Genesis's Selling England by the Pound: Same.
Avatar 8:54pm quinn:

If anyone tells you they *don’t* do that, there’s something sad about that person or they are lying
Avatar 8:54pm coelacanth∅:

i listened to a Joe Gibbs album several times/day once, in the 90s, while trying to recover from a failed relationship. very cathartic at the time.
  8:54pm zonk ludlow:

Hiya Flash been out of the loop in real time for a bit, but overjoyed to be here today. Loving the dub.
Avatar 8:54pm hyde:

oh wow, Modern Harmonic is putting out a John Cage meets Sun Ra thing for record store day that has video + audio of them on stage together at Coney Island (though the audio has some silent sections and mike issues)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:55pm passiflora:

laughed
Avatar 8:56pm coelacanth∅:

Dean, that one for me too; and their 2nd, "solid gold".

quinn you're probably right.
Avatar 8:57pm Flash Strap:

Hi Zonk, hi Dean!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:58pm Uncle Michael:

Hello.
Avatar 8:59pm Flash Strap:

Hello, UM!
Avatar 8:59pm quinn:

Tell me this is going to be a sax set
Avatar 9:01pm coelacanth∅:

- or just a little saxy
Avatar 9:01pm Flash Strap:

it's a sax set for now anyway
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:02pm passiflora:

reminds me of ny
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:02pm fleep:

The first time I heard St. Thomas was in St. Thomas
Avatar 9:02pm hyde:

this is reminding me of the time in Woodstock when my gas heater repairman had just come from Sonny Rollins' house
Avatar 9:03pm Flash Strap:

uh, damn that's a cool repairman
Avatar 9:04pm coelacanth∅:

(and no points given to anyone who chimes in to say hes/he first heard "new york new york" in new york)
Avatar 9:05pm hyde:

also, Sonny Rollins gave the guy a signed 2$ bill as a tip
  9:05pm Dean:

It so happens that tomorrow morning I'll be waiting for the electrician or someone like him. I'll ask if he's been to Sonny's house.

I first heard X's "Los Angeles" in...oh forget about it.
Avatar 9:05pm coelacanth∅:

ha! that Sonny he's a good guy.
  9:06pm Dean:

Should I sign the $2 bill tomorrow with my name or Sonny's?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:07pm chresti:

That's a good story@hyde
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:07pm Uncle Michael:

Don't crush that dwarf, Dean.
  9:07pm ike:

I’m going to make a totally wild out-of-left-field guess — stay with me here — but I think those lyrics a few minutes ago might’ve been... slightly suggestive!
  9:07pm Dean:

Pliers at the ready. Everything, you know, is wrong.
Avatar 9:08pm coelacanth∅:

i think of David S Ware when i hear Sonny Rollins because David told me Sonny was his main influence, which i think most people would never guess.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:08pm chresti:

haha Dean
Avatar 9:08pm hyde:

@coel huh, that is interesting
Avatar 9:09pm Flash Strap:

@ike: yeah that's a rowdy lyric with a strange attitude
Avatar 9:10pm coelacanth∅:

hyde, if i try i can hear it in his "ballads"; but that's not how people tend to think of David Ware. (at least not me)
Avatar 9:10pm Flash Strap:

@C: i would not have guessed that at all
Avatar 9:10pm northguineahills:

the last four selections are amazing!
Avatar 9:11pm Flash Strap:

glad you're diggin NGH, I'm diggin too
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:12pm passiflora:

ugh so good
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:13pm chresti:

So great!
Avatar 9:14pm quinn:

mm!
Avatar 9:14pm Flash Strap:

god damn, this version is even better than the first one I ever heard, from the Willisau Concerts
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:14pm passiflora:

seriously
Avatar 9:15pm northguineahills:

ok, never heard this Joe Mcphee, dayum!
Avatar 9:15pm Flash Strap:

i'm feeling it harder than i expected
Avatar 9:16pm Flash Strap:

i'm in space, i'm in a cave, i've dissolved
Avatar 9:16pm quinn:

I can’t imagine seeing this live
Avatar 9:17pm TDK60:

come back Flash...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:17pm passiflora:

oh gosh
  9:23pm Dean:

Oh, yeah. I have this Steele LP.
Avatar 9:24pm Flash Strap:

what a strange LP, really cool stuff from him and Cage
Avatar 9:25pm Flash Strap:

With Eno, Robert Wyatt, Steve Beresford, etc.
Avatar 9:25pm Flash Strap:

no sax on this cut, which i love
Avatar 9:26pm quinn:

perfect title
Avatar 9:26pm Flash Strap:

no *actual* sax, i should say
  9:26pm Dean:

Well, they're distant. Pretty sure I bought this for the Eno, kept it for the Cage.
Avatar 9:27pm Little Danny:

dang, this Steele is so good
Avatar 9:27pm Flash Strap:

the cage stuff is great, I got it for the Wyatt, but the winner is the Steele, for me
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:27pm Uncle Michael:

sax is implied
Avatar 9:28pm Flash Strap:

@UM: i n c r e d i b l e
  9:28pm Dean:

One must reed between the lines.
Avatar 9:28pm Flash Strap:

like a sniper
Avatar 9:28pm coelacanth∅:

this one slipped past me at the time, when i was buying everything with Brian Eno's name on it. (and since then as well, until now)
Avatar 9:29pm hyde:

this is super cool
Avatar 9:31pm coelacanth∅:

...speaking of
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:32pm Uncle Michael:

I love listening to Wyatt sing.
Avatar 9:32pm northguineahills:

Ok, never heard Wyatt/Eno do Cage either....
Avatar 9:33pm coelacanth∅:

...and regarding Robert Wyatt, and also the earlier subject, i've been obsessed (not for the first time in my Life) with Wyatt's version (and chic's as well) of at last i am free.
Avatar 9:34pm Flash Strap:

his voice is an unrepeatable phenomenon
Avatar 9:34pm Flash Strap:

such a mindblowing cover, coelacanth
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:34pm passiflora:

his Silence affected me
Avatar 9:34pm Flash Strap:

yes
Avatar 9:35pm coelacanth∅:

wow! it's an Enofest!
Avatar 9:36pm quinn:

I listen to his song Worship on repeat like... all the time
Avatar 9:37pm Flash Strap:

i didn't have this track planned but i ended up with a little extra time and i thought it might fit... Eno, sax, bloops and bleeps, echo... feeling good about the move
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:37pm passiflora:

golden stripe
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:38pm chresti:

and the voices-poifect
  9:38pm Dean:

Out of a commitment to dicktegrity, I have to note that I think Eno is overrated. I rarely get the sense he gives much of a damn about what he's doing.
Avatar 9:38pm Flash Strap:

@quinn: excellent. i've been on another in an endless series of obsessive periods with Rock Bottom myself

Shleep is due for another visit, i'm realizing
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:39pm Uncle Michael:

wish I could have seen Roxy with Eno
Avatar 9:40pm Flash Strap:

i'll agree with you that he's overrated by a certain (inevitable) degree and leave it at that
Avatar 9:41pm Flash Strap:

@UM have you ever watched those TV appearances they did, I think on German TV, from this period? love those, Eno is so bizarre
Avatar 9:41pm coelacanth∅:

i've not heard more Wyatt albums that those i've heard; but rock bottom is great! little red riding hood hit the road made a prime showing in a recent sound collage.
Avatar 9:41pm still b/p:

Just arrived and Bogus Man! Whaaaa? Mising the earlier part of the show is...bogus!
Saw Roxy without Eno, '76.
Avatar 9:41pm Flash Strap:

and Ferry is never more lizardlike, really. like sweating wax, his face
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:41pm Uncle Michael:

Yes, I have. They're great.
Avatar 9:42pm Flash Strap:

hi b/p!
Avatar 9:42pm Flash Strap:

ah good. i figured. so great
Avatar 9:43pm coelacanth∅:

i don't think every person on earth knows the name Brian Eno, therefore i think he's not overrated.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:43pm passiflora:

carefully incensed room
Avatar 9:43pm TDK60:

thatsa some 1973.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:44pm chresti:

I think 76 was when I saw Roxy
Avatar 9:44pm quinn:

Every crossword player knows his name
Avatar 9:44pm Flash Strap:

his participation on Low is both under- and overrated, often at the same time by the same people
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:44pm Uncle Michael:

didn't see 'em till '79
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:44pm chresti:

haha coel
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:45pm passiflora:

I sat next to a professional(?) crossworder at a recent event, from Iowa. He urged me to get the NYT crossword app
Avatar 9:45pm still b/p:

When I bring him up to recommend his essay on the value of informal singing, I'm surprised how many don't know him, either form Roxy or solo ro other projects or all the producing of major acts recordings. Sometimes they think they've heard the name...kinda.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:45pm Uncle Michael:

good money in crosswording?
Avatar 9:46pm Flash Strap:

great unexpected moogy sound on this track
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:46pm passiflora:

laughing
Avatar 9:46pm Flash Strap:

not sure what it is, but those low end blarps are pretty moogish
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:47pm passiflora:

swimmy
Avatar 9:47pm coelacanth∅:

i just don't think he gets credit beyond what he deserves credit for. if one doesn't like his music, fine. some people don't like the beatles or Neil Young or John Coltrane....but his contribution to music and to countless individual artists is immeasurable.
Avatar 9:47pm quinn:

“Blarp” is our word for baby spitup
Avatar 9:48pm coelacanth∅:

hahaha
Avatar 9:49pm northguineahills:

The first time I saw dj Spooky, he played the Sun Ra/John Cage LP. Thankfully, since then, it's been played at WFMU and I found it online.
Avatar 9:49pm still b/p:

I think one of the Oblique Strategies is "Underrate the thing, then overrate it."
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:50pm passiflora:

and here we are ^
Avatar 9:54pm TDK60:

I have found this show engaging, rhythmic, spacey, and worthy of fine ratings.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:54pm chresti:

I don't think I've rated Eno one way or "nother -generally hold him in high esteem
Avatar 9:54pm Little Danny:

thanks Evan!!!
Avatar 9:54pm quinn:

Night night
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:55pm chresti:

Haha TDK60
Avatar 9:55pm Little Danny:

The next further planet beckons: wfmu.org... All are welcome!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:55pm chresti:

Good night and thanks Flash!
Avatar 9:56pm Flash Strap:

Thank you for your kind rating, TDK!

Good night and thanks to all, catch you at least for a few minutes in the next room
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:56pm passiflora:

:milky_way:
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:58pm doctorjazz:

This is great !!! Thanks ,Flash!
Avatar 9:59pm coelacanth∅:

Thanks Evan! see y'all over there (>) i heard there'll be blueberries.
yum.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:59pm passiflora:

I need to go back and hear the bit I missed
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