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This is where all of culture and all of time are collapsed into one seductive portal and viewed through the panoramic lens of the exotic. Come and embark on an armchair-travel virtual-voyage to the heart of timeless darkness and beyond; embrace the numinous monolith of the exotic immensity. Let us find that place where hybridization meets its destiny as pure fantasy. Let us become observers observing those others who are ourselves. You wear your mask and I'll wear mine.

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Options June 20, 2019: Last Train / Guinée Discothèque

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments Approx. start time
  Intro            
U. Roy  This Station Rule the Nation   Options This Station Rule the Nation / Angle-Lala 7"  Treasure Isle  1970  as "Hugh Roy"; b/w with Nora Dean  0:01:19 (Pop‑up)
Roland Alphonso with Baba Brooks Band  Nuclear Weapon   Options Love Your Neighbor / Nuclear Weapon 7"  Treasure Isle  1965    0:03:37 (Pop‑up)
The Melodians  Last Train to Expo '67   Options Last Train to Expo '67 / Expo 7"  Treasure Isle  1967    0:06:15 (Pop‑up)
Rail Band  Duga   Options Rail Band  RCAM  1973  aka Orchestre Rail-Band De Bamako; aka Super Rail Band Of The Buffet Hotel Del La Gare De Bamako, Mali  0:09:34 (Pop‑up)
Bembeya Jazz National  Petit Sekou   Options Discothèque 76  Editions Syliphone Conakry  1977    0:17:18 (Pop‑up)
Kouyate Sory Kandia  Dyandjon   Options L'Épopée du Mandingue  Editions Syliphone Conakry  1972    0:23:19 (Pop‑up)
The Ethiopians  What A Pain   Options What A Pain / Pain Version 7"  Song Bird  1971    0:32:09 (Pop‑up)
 
Music behind DJ:
The Undisputed Truth  
Ungena Za Ulimwengu (Unite the World) / Friendship Train   Options The Undisputed Truth    1971    0:34:25 (Pop‑up)
The Ethiopians  Socialism Train   Options Socialism Train 7"  Opians  1975    0:45:16 (Pop‑up)
The Ethiopians  Train to Glory   Options Engine 54  Doctor Bird / WIRL  1968    0:47:38 (Pop‑up)
The Reggae Boys  The Reggae Train   Options The Reggae Train / Dolly House on Fire 7"  Amalgamated Records  1969    0:50:38 (Pop‑up)
Jah Woosh  This Train   Options Jah Woosh  Cactus  1974    0:53:05 (Pop‑up)
Dennis Alcapone  Train to Glory   Options Dread Capone  Live and Love  1975    0:55:58 (Pop‑up)
The Ethiopians  Train to Skaville   Options Engine 54  Doctor Bird / WIRL  1968    0:59:40 (Pop‑up)
Jackie Mittoo & the Soul Brothers  Train to Skaville   Options Last Train to Skaville  Soul Jazz  2003  rec. b/t 1965-67  1:02:22 (Pop‑up)
Byron Lee & The Dragonaires  Psychadelic Train   Options Tighten Up  Dynamic Sounds  1969    1:05:00 (Pop‑up)
Scotty  Clean Race (Psychadelic Train)   Options Clean Race / Version Train 7"  Song Bird  1972    1:07:20 (Pop‑up)
Cornel Campbell & The Aggrovators  Reggay Train Dub   Options Trojan Dub Rarities  Trojan  2005  rec. 197?  1:10:36 (Pop‑up)
Desmond Dekker & The Aces   Rude Boy Train   Options 007 Shanty Town  Doctor Bird  1968    1:13:38 (Pop‑up)
Raphael Green & Doctor Alimantado  Rasta Train   Options Arkology  Island Jamaica  2005  Lee Perry; previously unreleased alternate mix, orig.on Upsetter label 1977  1:15:54 (Pop‑up)
Junior Murvin + Dillinger  Roots Train (Extended Mix)   Options Arkology  Island Jamaica  2005  orig. vers. 1977, Junior Murvin, "Police & Thieves"  1:21:05 (Pop‑up)
Keith & Tex  Leaving On That Train   Options Rock Steady Party  Crystal Records  1967  Derrick Harriott compilation  1:29:43 (Pop‑up)
Scotty  Draw Your Brakes   Options Draw Your Brakes 7"  Crystal Records  1971  Toast on Keith & Tex "Stop That Train"  1:32:49 (Pop‑up)
The Ethiopians  Engine 54   Options Engine 54  Doctor Bird / WIRL  1968    1:35:49 (Pop‑up)
 
Music behind DJ:
Markko Polo Adventurers 
Train to Ranchipur   Options Orienta        1:38:12 (Pop‑up)
Demba Camara Et Son Groupe  Exhumation Folklorique   Options Discothèque 70  Editions Syliphone Conakry  1971    1:51:23 (Pop‑up)
Virtuose Diabate  Sankaranka   Options Discothèque 71  Editions Syliphone Conakry  1971    1:58:02 (Pop‑up)
Myriam's Quintette  Solo Quintette   Options Discothèque 71  Editions Syliphone Conakry  1971    2:04:33 (Pop‑up)
Pivi et les Balladins  Samba   Options Discothèque 72  Editions Syliphone Conakry  1973    2:08:00 (Pop‑up)
Keletigui et Ses Tambourinis  Miri Magnin   Options Discothèque 73  Editions Syliphone Conakry  1975    2:13:51 (Pop‑up)
Camayenne Sofa   Könönin   Options Discothèque 74  Editions Syliphone Conakry  1975    2:18:38 (Pop‑up)
Super Boiro Band  So I Si Sa   Options Discothèque 74  Editions Syliphone Conakry  1975    2:26:59 (Pop‑up)
Super Boiro Band  Kha Mu Lan Ma   Options Discothèque 75  Editions Syliphone Conakry  1975    2:33:00 (Pop‑up)
Bembeya Jazz National  Ah Kani   Options Discothèque 76  Editions Syliphone Conakry  1977    2:40:03 (Pop‑up)
Bembeya Jazz National  Telephone   Options Discothèque 76  Editions Syliphone Conakry  1977    2:46:25 (Pop‑up)
 
Music behind DJ:
 
Typewriter Underwater Bongo           2:51:46 (Pop‑up)
The Ethiopians  Pain Version   Options What A Pain / Pain Version 7"  Song Bird  1971    2:58:16 (Pop‑up)


Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:53pm chresti:

Hello room! And train station!
Avatar 6:55pm Flash Strap:

Hello Chresti!
Avatar 6:56pm Flash Strap:

bout to enter the station here
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:00pm doctorjazz:

Reporting in for duty SIR!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:01pm listener james from westwood:

::searches 27 pieces of luggage for ticket::
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:02pm chresti:

This station rule the nation!
Avatar 7:02pm Flash Strap:

Hi Doc! James!
Avatar 7:03pm Flash Strap:

@chresti: it does, it does
Avatar 7:05pm Flash Strap:

nice chug on Nuclear weapon
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:07pm chresti:

love the chug and the whistle
Avatar 7:08pm Flash Strap:

choo choo explorers
Avatar 7:12pm Flash Strap:

Love the sound of Rail Band, imagine hearing this in Mali's coolest train station bar
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:16pm chresti:

Digging it, that guitar
Avatar 7:17pm Flash Strap:

pretty sure it's Djelimady Tounkara, an extremely prominent & influential Malian guitarist
Avatar 7:20pm Flash Strap:

Is Petit Sekou one of the best songs ever recorded? my heart says yeeeeeees
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:23pm doctorjazz:

They was great!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:24pm chresti:

Totally
Avatar 7:25pm Flash Strap:

HUGE vocal from Kouyate Sory Kandia, sounds like 100 people at once
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:26pm chresti:

soundz llive
Avatar 7:26pm Little Danny:

Heya Flash, heya exploreurs
Avatar 7:26pm Flash Strap:

aloo LD!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:26pm chresti:

Hey Danny
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:27pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Hello, explorers. A friend of mine went to Jamaica once and brought me some Bob Marley postage stamps.
Avatar 7:28pm Flash Strap:

Hiya Ken! gotta love a good exotic stamp
Avatar 7:29pm Little Danny:

chresti: Hi! Franco partied pretty heavy during Kris's Tuesday night show while you were out of town. Keep an eye on him.
Avatar 7:31pm Flash Strap:

Kouyate Sory Kandia on the cover of a different album, spreading his arms as his vocal just engulfs the world: img.discogs.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:32pm chresti:

Oh I know, he's sleeping it off right now! There wasn't very good internet where I was the last couple days @Danny
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:40pm chresti:

Love your backing track, Flash.
Avatar 7:44pm Little Danny:

I have that experience when I dig start digging deeper into new-to-music music, esp. of the non-Western variety. So much music to sort out, so much crazy context to wrap your around, so much history and culture to unpack
Avatar 7:45pm Little Danny:

*new-to-me
Avatar 7:46pm Flash Strap:

@LD: boy don't i know it
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:47pm chresti:

Love the Ethiopians
Avatar 7:47pm Flash Strap:

only 2 releases on the Opians label from what i can tell
  7:47pm Doug Schulkind:

I’m aboard, oh baby!
  7:47pm jefff:

hahaha that was great
Avatar 7:49pm Flash Strap:

Glad to have you Doug, 'cause we're bound for glory baby
Avatar 7:49pm jefff:

train gang
Avatar 7:49pm Flash Strap:

Hi Jefff!
Avatar 7:50pm Little Danny:

Heh, so many train-related Ethiopians tracks. Played their "Train to Skaville" here recently.
Avatar 7:50pm Flash Strap:

yes train gang choo choo all aboard
Avatar 7:50pm coelacanth∅:

greetings Evan & Explorers
Avatar 7:51pm Little Danny:

Trains in general are a very interesting theme both musically (chucka-chucka-chucka) and metaphorically
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:52pm doctorjazz:

People Get Ready had to show up sooner or later, this is a great version!
Avatar 7:52pm Little Danny:

which is to say I love this set thusfar
Avatar 7:52pm Flash Strap:

@LD: Train to Skaville will absolutely reappear this evening & in duplicate
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:52pm chresti:

I'm curious about Dolly House on fire
Avatar 7:52pm Flash Strap:

Coelacanth, brother!
Avatar 7:53pm Flash Strap:

@chresti: me too, i don;t have it but i need it
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:53pm chresti:

Trains have a lot of mileage
  7:53pm Doug Schulkind:

@Little Danny
Personally, I’m drawn to the chucka-chucka-chucka metaphor.
Avatar 7:54pm Flash Strap:

i love "as i would say" as a resting phrase for toasters
Avatar 7:56pm still b/p:

Good evening trainees and gandy dancers.

Was in Stonington yesterday, Doug. Out on a lobster boat for a brief spin. Veddy nice.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:56pm chresti:

..train songs, that is.
Avatar 7:57pm Little Danny:

Trains are a major presence here in west Tejas. They also sound intensely good up close. And also from a distance.
Avatar 7:57pm Flash Strap:

hey hey B/P
Avatar 7:57pm Flash Strap:

@chresti: well it's true either way you slice it
Avatar 7:58pm Flash Strap:

@LD: wish we had a lot more trains here in the east. near where i live there's a very old disused train track just running through the woods, people's backyards
Avatar 7:59pm Little Danny:

Now I wanna steal this idea and do an entire train-related show.

VU's "Run Run Run" is a very good train song that both sounds like a train, and discusses trains
Avatar 7:59pm Flash Strap:

very true, love that song
Avatar 7:59pm Little Danny:

@Flash. Nice! I have a very peculiar fascination with abandoned train tracks
Avatar 7:59pm Flash Strap:

a while back i did a train-exotica show
Avatar 8:00pm Martinibomb:

Real fun mix today thanks for the tunes!
Avatar 8:01pm Flash Strap:

my pleasure Martinibomb
  8:01pm Doug Schulkind:

@still b/p
I will be in Stonington in about six weeks.
Avatar 8:02pm Flash Strap:

great train sounds from the Ethiopians, every time. they just get trains man
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:03pm doctorjazz:

Great stuff! Taking off, check in again later. Thanks, Evan!
Avatar 8:04pm Flash Strap:

safe travels Doc!
Avatar 8:05pm still b/p:

The fog in Stonington harbor and around islands came in and out and in and out. Boat was named Cat Sass.

Amtrak station is a few blocks from me, so the occasional train horn is nice. Down by the Portland waterfront, a narrow-gauge operation has a good old higher-pitched whistle.
I don't mind watching a crossing train if I ain't trying to get somewhere quick. Nice thing about Amtrak, if one holds you up at a crossing, is they're shorties.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:05pm fleep:

Returning from the primitive wilds of Ralphs with ginger honey beets and mandarin oranges. Greetings, Evan and explorers.
Avatar 8:06pm Flash Strap:

greetings, beloved pater fleep, and welcome back from the wilds
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:08pm chresti:

Ralphs can get pretty wild, glad you survived, fleep
Avatar 8:09pm Flash Strap:

Scotty is such a curious guy, love his toasts
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:11pm chresti:

This is toaster train heaven!
Avatar 8:13pm Flash Strap:

don;t know who mixed this "dub rarity" but i really dig it
Avatar 8:13pm Franco Twinkie:

Fleep the Bold explorer! I myself am planning an expedition into that heart of darkness known as Pavilions capture a tub of vanilla ice cream.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:14pm chresti:

And harmony heaven
Avatar 8:16pm Flash Strap:

Hi Franco!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:16pm chresti:

Which one@Flash?
Avatar 8:17pm Franco Twinkie:

Flash!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:17pm chresti:

gotta get this one..
Avatar 8:18pm Flash Strap:

@chresti: Reggay Train Dub
Avatar 8:19pm Flash Strap:

very nice reprise of Rude Boy Train, love this kind of stuff
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:20pm chresti:

King Tubby?
Avatar 8:20pm Flash Strap:

wonderfully sloppy mix from perry here on rasta train
Avatar 8:21pm Flash Strap:

@chresti: sounds like him to me, yeah
Avatar 8:22pm Franco Twinkie:

Never heard that Dr. Alimantado before.
Avatar 8:22pm northguineahills:

The circumferencial railway line was wiped out in Jamaica in the early 90s and never rebuilt (the last I heard).
Avatar 8:23pm northguineahills:

(by a hurricane).
Avatar 8:25pm Little Danny:

@NGH: fascinating. Railroad transport is a very interesting angle on modern Jamaican history, I'm thinking. (And music, too, obviously.)
Avatar 8:25pm Flash Strap:

hi ngh!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:26pm Granny Spicy Tuna (they/them):

whhooo whooo! all aboard!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:28pm chresti:

join the skank train, Granny!
Avatar 8:28pm northguineahills:

The Limeys built it in 1845, and it there have been trials to rehabilitate it in the last few years, but the they lack the full funding
Avatar 8:31pm Flash Strap:

Hi Granny!
Avatar 8:31pm still b/p:

Saw a cartoon when I was a kid: two hobos next to an open-doored parked boxcar, and one says, "I've never been able to find this featherbedding they talk about."
It was many years later that I realized the joke wasn't just about a comfy lie-down when he grabs a ride.
Avatar 8:33pm Franco Twinkie:

Granny, don't you think it's peculiar that you can't take a train directly from Los Angeles to San Francisco? You have to go to Oakland first, and THEN take a bus to the city! Ass backwards if you ask me, but of course no one is asking me.
Avatar 8:34pm Flash Strap:

this was the first reggae song i heard, as a kid, that really sunk its hooks in me. incredible vibes, beyond-exquisite toast
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:35pm chresti:

This is on Cool Breeze, where I first heard it
Avatar 8:35pm Flash Strap:

for me, Harder they Come soundtrack LP
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:35pm chresti:

*Big Youth
Avatar 8:37pm northguineahills:

@Franco: You can't take Amtrak from Jacksonville to Miami direct, even though there are tracks on the east coast. You have to go to Tampa, then Miami, and it takes 10 hours, thanks to CSX owning all of the tracks (usually a 5 hour drive w/o traffic).
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:37pm Granny Spicy Tuna (they/them):

Franco Twinkie: yes, SF is inconveniently out of the way of the interstate traffic routes. I have many memories of riding the Coast Starlight all night (from Washington State) and arriving at the East Bay Station in the morning. Sleepily taking the bus across the Bay Bridge and feeling a thrill when i saw Coit Tower and Alcatraz. Sometimes my mom and i would take the northbound back to Washington in the evening!
Avatar 8:38pm Franco Twinkie:

American business savvy.
Avatar 8:39pm still b/p:

Franco, always been that way? I took a train from West Texas to San Francisco (without sleeping berth, oy!), and going from LA to SF I don't remember a hook segment to Oakland.
Avatar 8:40pm still b/p:

Trip was '83.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:41pm chresti:

Always @still b/p
Avatar 8:41pm Franco Twinkie:

Well, there had to be a train station in SF at some point. Where did it go?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:44pm chresti:

You can take BART from places other than Oakland, to get to SF, still have to switch trains.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:45pm Granny Spicy Tuna (they/them):

I think the only way a train could get to sf without a bridge would be from the peninsula/San Jose direction. We do have CalTrain. Otherwise, it would have to cross the water somehow.
Avatar 8:45pm northguineahills:

I didn't hear the Cornel Campbell, but the 70s he was usually produced by Tubby. The Aggrovators had Lee Perry do a few of their's.
Avatar 8:46pm Franco Twinkie:

Still b/p, I always drive, but one day I said what the hell. I'll never do that again.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:47pm Granny Spicy Tuna (they/them):

Fremont still has the steam engine train you can ride! And a silent film theatre!
Avatar 8:47pm northguineahills:

Which Guinea, this is relevant to my interests!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:48pm Granny Spicy Tuna (they/them):

And a Bollywood multiplex!
Avatar 8:49pm northguineahills:

ahh, just Guinea, (Conakry)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:49pm chresti:

Does it have a gift shop? They might have train music @Granny
Avatar 8:49pm Franco Twinkie:

I remember train tracks down by Mission Bay, but of course it's all city of glass google crap city down there now.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:49pm Granny Spicy Tuna (they/them):

I've never been to Jamaica, but i did take a train all the way across Cuba! They bragged that it was the only operational railroad in the Caribbean.
Avatar 8:51pm northguineahills:

I was lucky enough to visit Jamaica and stay at a friend's aunt's house while she was on vacation, away from the tourists (in Port Antonio).
Avatar 8:53pm Flash Strap:

Demba Camara is from Senegal, and until his death in '73 sang with Bembeya jazz Nat'l, among other projects such as this
Avatar 8:54pm still b/p:

Someone please to be writing and recording hard-energy, strong-tempo blues song: Glass Google Crap City.
Avatar 8:57pm Franco Twinkie:

Ha!
Avatar 8:57pm Flash Strap:

interesting quotation / connection with the Bembeya all-time banger Super Tentemba there ("aye, aye, aye!")
Avatar 9:00pm coelacanth∅:

beautiful
Avatar 9:00pm Flash Strap:

is this song about Thomas Sankara? wish i had the language skills for this. Sankaranka also recorded by classic groups Balla et ses Balladins & Pivi et les Balladins (who we'll hear shortly)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:01pm chresti:

I went to Jamaica (Negril, Kingston) once, in 1990-91, with my then husband. Harrowing Taxi ride from Montego Bay to Negril.
Avatar 9:02pm Flash Strap:

i once went to negril as well, and managed to get taken from there into the hills for some very interesting experiences. i was very young, wish to return one day
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:03pm passiflora:

really enjoying this
Avatar 9:03pm Flash Strap:

taxi ride was also very harrowing
Avatar 9:03pm Flash Strap:

hi passiflora, me too
Avatar 9:05pm Little Danny:

"Solo Quintette." Wow. Unstoppable groove.
Avatar 9:05pm Flash Strap:

insane groove here
Avatar 9:06pm Little Danny:

Beat you!
Avatar 9:06pm Flash Strap:

haha danny once again we think alike
Avatar 9:06pm Little Danny:

It's also vaguely familiar from some other context. Like, maybe, Nuyorican boogaloo?
Avatar 9:07pm Little Danny:

Oh shit, it's "Watermelon Man."
Avatar 9:07pm Flash Strap:

sort of a Dorothy Ashby thing going with the harp + groove, c. Afro-Harping
Avatar 9:07pm Martinibomb:

this is awesome!
Avatar 9:08pm Flash Strap:

@LD: oh dam is it really?
Avatar 9:08pm Little Danny:

I mean, the chorus was. I think there was something slightly different going on with the verse. Will re-listen.
Avatar 9:09pm Flash Strap:

very cool though
Avatar 9:09pm Flash Strap:

outrageous attack on Samba, what an onslaught
Avatar 9:10pm Flash Strap:

guitar is so wild
Avatar 9:15pm Flash Strap:

Boiro Band also does a version of Samba but it's not quite as crazy to my ears
Avatar 9:17pm Flash Strap:

cool organ, awesome guitar, great vocals, the Tambourinis have it all man
Avatar 9:20pm Flash Strap:

Camayenne Sofa representing the Camayenne region of Guinea. more organ magic here
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:21pm doctorjazz:

I back, catching Sofa on the sofa.
Avatar 9:21pm Flash Strap:

welcome back to the fold, doc
Avatar 9:30pm Flash Strap:

Super Boiro Band is so damn good. gonna do 2 in a row of these guys
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:33pm doctorjazz:

Reminds me of King Sunny Are (these past few tracks), but that's my frame of reference.
Avatar 9:35pm Flash Strap:

i get that, esp. with the echo on the guitars you sometimes get. similar to some Congolese guitar music as well. different rhythms between them all though
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:37pm doctorjazz:

The jams have a similar fell to me.
Avatar 9:37pm Flash Strap:

wow
Avatar 9:37pm Flash Strap:

cool intro to the organ solo there
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:39pm doctorjazz:

Typo corrections...similar feel, the one above, and, of course Sunny Ade the one before.
Avatar 9:42pm Flash Strap:

read ya loud and clear doc
Avatar 9:43pm still b/p:

I had a cassette of Sunny Ade thirty years ago -- my introduction to that realm of music; I think it was recorded off radio. What happened to it?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:44pm fleep:

Ah, so much missed. Cable TV problems. Please hold for the next representative (cheeseball music). Much better to listen to you.
Avatar 9:45pm Flash Strap:

glad to have ya back fleep
Avatar 9:45pm Flash Strap:

wonder what was on it, b/p
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:47pm fleep:

my first Sunny Ade was also a cassette dubbed by a friend in Carmel. Still got it. JuJu Music and Synchro System.
Avatar 9:47pm Flash Strap:

good stuff
Avatar 9:48pm coelacanth∅:

s b/p -oh, i've got it. it was under the passenger seat and my foot found it, so i swiped it.
sorry.
...i can dub you a copy if you want.
Avatar 9:51pm Flash Strap:

really lively vocal here, instantly brings a smile
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:51pm doctorjazz:

You have a working cassette deck,Coel? Mine bit the dust a long time ago.
Avatar 9:52pm coelacanth∅:

actually my introduction to King Sunny Ade was a legit label release cassette my aunt gave me, which had the full album on both sides.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:53pm Granny Spicy Tuna (they/them):

Thanks for all the great tunes!
Avatar 9:54pm still b/p:

Juju Music and Synchro System, yes! I believe it was mono, cuz it was recorded when the community radio station was mono.
Yes, coel, I'll take a dub, instead of original with all dat floor grit inside the case and the sticky food leavin's on it.
Avatar 9:54pm Little Danny:

What Granny said.
Avatar 9:55pm Little Danny:

Hope to see y'all in the next block over: wfmu.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:55pm doctorjazz:

I great there's a cassette revival happening (bands bring them to sell at shows...cheaper than vinyl).
CD revival should be coming soon (eight track seems not to have any appeal).
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:56pm doctorjazz:

Ditto GST!
Avatar 9:56pm northguineahills:

You should do all of the Guineas; Guinea-Bisaau, Equatorial Guinea, Suriname (Dutch Guinea), Guyana, French Guinea, Brazilian state of Amepa (used to be Portuguese Guinea), and Papua New Guinea!
Avatar 9:56pm coelacanth∅:

doc, at this point i have 5!
i have a $15. yard sale find that can't record but sounds good; a yamaha 4-track c.1996; a back-up tascam 4-track that someone gave me...
then when my father checked out in december i (eventually) took an old nikko deck -all mechanical, no bullshit "touch-controls" or anything; and a sony dual deck that makes fairly shitty recordings (and probably always has)
  9:57pm hebdo:

<3
Avatar 9:57pm northguineahills:

Thanks, Flash!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:58pm chresti:

Thanks Flash, so great!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:58pm doctorjazz:

Cool, Coel (been wanting to say that)
Avatar 9:58pm coelacanth∅:

s b/p i do have the vinyls of those albums, which i'd gladly record for ya; but at this point i think you can obtain them more easily on the stickywebs.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:58pm fleep:

Archive for sure, thanks Flash
Avatar 9:59pm Flash Strap:

Thanks everyone for tuning in and hanging out, catch you in that Blue Room we love so well
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:59pm chresti:

I saw Ade at the Greek
Avatar 10:00pm coelacanth∅:

well, i'm trying to get rid of stuff (selling on ebay and cl) but i think hanging on to the cassette decks is a good idea.
Avatar 10:00pm Martinibomb:

Thanks Flash!
Avatar 10:00pm coelacanth∅:

Thanks Evan!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:03pm passiflora:

:)
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