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Options December 18, 2019: Some 2019 Faves Strewn Throughout

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments New Approx. start time
Flamin' Groovies  Headin For The Texas Border   Options Flamingo        RIP Roy Loney    0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Flamin' Groovies  Have You Seen My Baby?   Options Teenage Head            0:04:41 (Pop‑up)
Roxy Music  Street Life   Options Stranded            0:07:29 (Pop‑up)
Collate  Stabilize/Receive   Options Symptomatic        faves of 2019    0:11:22 (Pop‑up)
Collate  Whatever I Do Is Right   Options Symptomatic        faves of 2019 - Clean cover    0:12:43 (Pop‑up)
Euromilliard  Indolore   Options Elève Modèle single  Polly Maggoo    7"  faves of 2019    0:15:35 (Pop‑up)
Qlowski  Her   Options Qlowski EP    2016  Cassette  bandcamp    0:21:01 (Pop‑up)
Pop Stress  Neurotic   Options   Micatube Records  1981  7"      0:24:17 (Pop‑up)
Heavy Metal  It's Ony Suicide   Options LP 4    2019    bandcamp  *   0:27:56 (Pop‑up)
Vision 3D  Froid (J'Ai)   Options Vision 3D  Six Tonnes De Chair Records  2019      *   0:31:27 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Cone Ten Reduction 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Inturist (Интурист)  Никто не хочет быть мной   Economy  Nisha  2019    faves of 2019  *   0:41:08 (Pop‑up)
Slaylor Moon  Mothgirl   Options Zone Of Pure Resistance  Maple Death Records  2019  Cassette  bandcamp    0:46:20 (Pop‑up)
Mantana Roberts  Shoes Of Gold   Options Coin Coin Chapter Four: Memphis  Constellation  2019      *   0:51:56 (Pop‑up)
The Raincoats  Balloon   Options Moving  Rough Trade  1984        0:54:53 (Pop‑up)
Trash Kit  Bed/Bed (reprise)   Options Horizon  Upset the Rhythm  2019    faves of 2019    0:59:34 (Pop‑up)
Spider Bags  Bad Complexion   Options A Celebration of Hunger  Sophomore Lounge  2019    fave reissues of 2019 - 2007    1:05:49 (Pop‑up)
Bill Direen  Circle of Blood   Options A Memory Of Others  Sophomore Lounge  2019    faves of 2019    1:08:07 (Pop‑up)
Ricardo Dias Gomes & Star Rover  Happy Birthday   Options This Whole Emptiness  Timballo  2019      *   1:12:18 (Pop‑up)
Frightwig  Crazy World   Options Faster, Frightwig: Kill Kill!  Caroline  1986        1:15:50 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Cone Ten Reduction 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Diat  Opfer   Options Positive Disintegration  Iron Lung  2019    faves of 2019    1:24:56 (Pop‑up)
Brian Eno  Third Uncle   Options Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy)            1:26:47 (Pop‑up)
The Victims  Disco Junkie   Options The Victims  In the Red Records      favorite reissues of 2019    1:31:44 (Pop‑up)
Peter Jefferies  All Across The Morning Sky   Options Last Ticket Home  Grapefruit Records  2019    faves of 2019  *   1:37:20 (Pop‑up)
Spray Paint  Cleaning Your Gun   Options Into The Country  12XU  2019    faves of 2019  *   1:44:31 (Pop‑up)
Thurston Moore  Alice Moki Jayne (excerpt)   Options Spirit Counsel  Daydream Library  2019    faves of 2019...if just for this one track alone!  *   1:52:05 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Cabaret Voltaire 

She Loved You   Options

1974-1976 

 

 

 

 

 

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Graham Bond  Holy Magick (Suite) excerpt   Options Holy Magick    1970        2:04:45 (Pop‑up)
King Crimson  I Talk To The Wind   Options In the Court of the Crimson King    1969        2:10:27 (Pop‑up)
Dadamah  Scratch Sun   Options This Is Not A Dream  Kranky      getting the 2LP reissue soon!    2:15:41 (Pop‑up)
The Muffins  Monkey with The Golden Eyes   Options Manna/Mirage  Random Radar Records  1978        2:22:41 (Pop‑up)
Hound Dog Taylor's Hand  Rude Practitioner   Options Hound Dog Taylor's Hand  Planned Obsolescence  2019      *   2:26:13 (Pop‑up)
Talking Heads  Houses In Motion   Options Remain In Light  Sire  1980        2:30:33 (Pop‑up)

Music behind DJ:
Heldon 

Baader Meinhff Blues   Options

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Ravjunk  Mahal Revisited   Options             2:39:34 (Pop‑up)
Dwarfs Of East Agouza  Baka Of The Future   Options Bes            2:47:34 (Pop‑up)


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Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:04am TomDash:

g'morning folks - had to kick off with my favorite Flamin' Groovies 2-fer
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 12:05am ultradamno:

A monster with a revved-up teenage head...RIP
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:07am TomDash:

a monster indeed!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:13am TomDash:

Hey folks - will be playing some favorites of 2019 here and there throughout the show...
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 12:14am mariano:

Hey Tom, ultra, everyone else!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:14am coelacanth∅:

hey Tom and all
  12:14am Mike Wolf:

worthy cover
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:17am TomDash:

Hey folks, thanks for checking in. Yeah Mike, great cover. They cover The Fall on this tour cassette too...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:24am Granny Spicy Tuna (they/them):

howdeee!!!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 12:28am Ken From Hyde Park:

Welcome to the TomDashBoard! No sticky fingerprints, please.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:31am TomDash:

Hey Ken, Granny and all...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:33am Granny Spicy Tuna (they/them):

enjoying this set a whole lot!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 12:33am mariano:

This Heavy Metal was a trip!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 12:34am Granny Spicy Tuna (they/them):

take that ride…
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 12:35am mariano:

Yep, Granny, that's what I'm thinking.
  Swag For Life Member 12:45am Somm Ben:

This track makes me think of the band Morphine, at lease the saxophone aspect. Hope Inturist is coming to New York some time soon.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 12:46am mariano:

Title apparently means "Nobody wants to be me".
  12:47am choggie:

Borgia linear algebra solver
  Swag For Life Member 12:48am Somm Ben:

@Mariano: thanks for the translation, fittingly grungy title for that track
  12:49am choggie:

spell correct did absolutely no justice to my last statement where in which I was channeling, speaking in tongues Etc
  12:51am choggie:

channeling hot dogs and thin slice Brooklyn style pizza oysters on the half shell fried clams Nehi soda po
  12:57am choggie:

oh, and moar scotches
  Swag For Life Member 1:00am Somm Ben:

@TomDash, thanks for The Raincoats
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:00am Michael 98145:

yes
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:01am Michael 98145:

... and RIP Roy Loney
Avatar 1:02am Scraps:

Thank you for playing a track from Moving, the way neglected album (and my favorite*) from the Raincoats.

*the vinyl version. Unfortunately, when Geffen issued it on CD, they left off three tracks, with no notice of doing so. Every song of Moving is good, and the crippling of the CD version was (and is) horrible to do on a great album.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:02am TomDash:

these vocal harmonies in Trash Kit make me want to cry...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:03am coelacanth∅:

everything i've heard from this album (and it's getting played all over fmu) is stellar
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:03am Michael 98145:

have to admit i seldom get to hear this program. enjoying it very much! thank you.
  1:03am choggie:

tete-a-tete just wake up you can do it this is like a self-help sum
for Junkies
  1:04am the Canterbury forest monk:

@Scraps Yes, why did they do that to Moving? Odyshape is my favourite, but was very pleasantly surprised when I re-listened back to Moving last year. Trash Kit sound like they might be Raincoats fans, at least from this track.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 1:04am mariano:

Mmm... pizza oysters! @Somm Ben: well, Google Translate deserves the credit. I swear, I'm obsessed with running things through the translator to see what they mean.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:07am TomDash:

hey thanks Michael 98145...glad you can tune in!
  1:08am choggie:

all u neeeeed, take it, break it, lay off the smaaaaaack!
Avatar 1:08am Scraps:

Odyshape is also great. For some reason, the Raincoats' eponymous first album is the one that's usually considered the best. (also very good, but.)
  1:09am choggie:

I don't even use heroin but so far the last three songs remind me of what it might be like to be on heroin. Is this what heroin is like?
  1:09am rw:

Howdy! Trying to figure out how to type out the sound I want to make. Maybe it's better left untyped.
  1:09am the Canterbury forest monk:

@Scraps, yeah, that's my least favourite (as good as it is). Kurt Cobain's opinion may have something to do with the current consensus.
  1:10am choggie:

because if it is, heroin must be the shittiest drug in the entire universe. Not saying I'm a credit, but these songs pull at the dark heart strings of what may be some future addiction
  1:10am critic:

Critic.
  1:11am rw:

Digging the show. Even if from a distracted perspective. Thanks Mr. Dash!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:12am Michael 98145:

i don't think i'm ever not distracted
  1:12am choggie:

otherwise, oysters on the half with ketchup and horseradish fresh grated, darkish beer and fried sweet potato julianned and seasoned
  1:13am choggie:

....and moar heroin
  1:15am rw:

When I told a friend I'd always been curious about heroin he said, "You don't want to try it. It makes you feel better than you've ever felt. Not something you want to feel."
  1:17am choggie:

I hear ya loud n clear ya non-opiate wanted I smoked opium once and knew it wasn't the high I was looking for, not like I'm trying to forget some sort of real bad thing kind of drug....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:18am Michael 98145:

life is too short to spend it pre-dead
  1:18am mary:

whoa, frightwig.
1986 E Village teenwave
  1:19am choggie:

some drugs are for folks who want to forget and not to experience life....all is good in tiny amounts though...I'll smoke camel poo if it'll be great once
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:19am Michael 98145:

haven't heard this in like FOREVER
  1:19am choggie:

Brangg oooon them bannanny peeels!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:19am TomDash:

hey rw, and yeah mary - Frightwig forever!
  1:20am choggie:

Fuck it. I'll smoke anything twice!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 1:22am mariano:

The thing that's probably put me off heroin the most is that it's supposed to make you puke the first time. I'm a month shy of 51 and I haven't thrown up since I was 19, and I don't intend to break that streak! I do recall smoking opium back at some point in my teens, but I was already so drunk and stoned that I can't report on its effects.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:24am Michael 98145:

i don't even do pot cuz it makes my face melt. age is already doing that just fine.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:25am Michael 98145:

on to The Twenties!
  1:25am choggie:

opium won't make u puke if u smoke it and aren't prone to a weak stomach, but...it makes u wonder if weed or hash can come close to yer first hit of it, and if u are prone to addiction, opium wins hands down on the same dopamine rush.
  1:25am rw:

Ha! 98145
Avatar 1:26am Scraps:

That's a excellent couple of fill-ins for your excellent show
  1:26am choggie:

I digress, weed and hash beats Chinese pipe-smokin' HANDS DOWN!!
  1:27am choggie:

don't try this at home Billy
  Swag For Life Member 1:28am Somm Ben:

@TomDash, I appreciate the international tracks. Also hope Diat is coming by NYC
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:28am coelacanth∅:

don't let this get beyond this comments board but if anyone here needs camel poo i can hook you up
  1:28am choggie:

Hey DJ, you're so didn't digress into heroin because of the music you were playing, it did so because of my comments and for that I apologize or not
Avatar 1:29am Scraps:

My favorite Eno song -- and that's saying something!
  1:29am choggie:

it's more like a free association, sometimes music makes me think of what heroin might be like if I was ever addicted to it
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 1:29am mariano:

Last time around it was the roaring 20s, what'll it be this time around? The groaning 20s? @choggie: yeah, I haven't thought about it much, but I guess I'm glad opium dens aren't a thing like in the old days, I can see my dumb ass winding up in one. Weed/hash and coffee have always done the trick for me though.
  1:29am rw:

Gotta run. Later kids. Thanks TomDash! Hear you next year!!

Scraps, I could never have a favorite but if I did...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:29am Michael 98145:

Love this Eno.
Avatar 1:29am Scraps:

never get tired of Third Uncle. Never.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:30am coelacanth∅:

tchau rw
  1:30am choggie:

(@DJ) Maybe yooooooo, should try heroin!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 1:30am mariano:

For years I thought this was a Bauhaus song. Bye @rw!
  1:31am choggie:

Juanita and Juan, selling second-hand tobacco
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:31am TomDash:

me neither Scraps!
  1:31am choggie:

totally rockin shew btw
  Swag For Life Member 1:32am Somm Ben:

Take a look at the covers of Diat's releases...whoa
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:32am coelacanth∅:

i love bauhaus but really their version is barely acceptable ... having known and loved this one so well for so many years before hearing theirs.
  1:33am choggie:

@Mariano where else but a 1920s Chinese Opium Den could you get your opium pipe and Chinese hooker on at the same time?
  1:34am choggie:

Tell me the 20's weren't great and I'll call you a filthy liar to your face.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:34am Michael 98145:

Eno 1974. REALLY?!?
  1:37am choggie:

¥○♤○■○■|£□£\■• Eno took tiger mountain by force◇○¥\£■♤●♡●▪
  1:38am ignatatus666:

Tom Dash
Enjoy the Yuletide season
There are 2 excellent DJs filling in
Looking forward to your return in 2020
ps
Your playlist never disappoints.
  1:39am choggie:

Say this last set hasn't rocked and get a black eye for talkin' shit!!!
  1:39am ignatatus666:

Scraps
Choggie
Coel
Wassssabi!!
  1:40am ignatatus666:

Mariano
rw
Et al
Greetings
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 1:40am mariano:

The 20s were probably a crazier time than now. You could buy pure, reagent-grade cocaine and heroin over the counter. You wanted to bring back a suitcase full of peyote buttons back from Mexico? Maybe a few pounds of hash from the Middle East? None of the government's beeswax far as they're concerned.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 1:40am mariano:

Hey Ignatatus!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:41am coelacanth∅:

areixrkt veaib ooqee
Avatar 1:41am Scraps:

Michael 98145: Not only did Eno release =Taking Tiger Mountain" in 1974, he also released =Here Come the Warm Jets= in that year. That's just incredible.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:42am Michael 98145:

yes!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:42am coelacanth∅:

hey ig
  1:43am ignatatus666:

Not sure how I just made it to my door carrying and balancing a cup of coffee a bag of dog food and 3 grocery bags even up the driveway
Everything is ice outside
Driveway included
Avatar 1:44am Scraps:

Peter Jefferies and Bill Direen in faves of 2019! Go eighties New Zealand!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:45am TomDash:

indeed scraps!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 1:49am mariano:

Got rid of the backwards R in your name, Scraps? I thought it looked cool!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:51am fred:

Hello Tom and listeners
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:53am TomDash:

g'morning Fred!
Avatar 1:54am Scraps:

mariano, it will be back. i'm actually sick, and am on minimal little-neat-things for now.

(thank you.)
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 1:55am mariano:

Sorry to hear, Scraps. Hope you feel better.
  Swag For Life Member 1:55am Somm Ben:

@TomDash, thanks for the new Thurston. Nate K. played a different track earlier tonight.
Avatar 1:56am sispus:

hi tom! nice to hear you again.
  1:57am sufferwords:

first Thurston thing i’ve heard that didn’t appall me
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:58am TomDash:

hey sispus, thanks! This is my regular slot now...although I'm off xmas and New Years...back in 3 weeks!
  1:58am sufferwords:

then again it’s probably the drummer getting to me
Avatar Swag For Life Member 1:59am TomDash:

sufferwords - this new one harkens back to his ealry Branca days. Really wonderful, but the tracks are loooonnnnggg. I can only find myself playing excerpts...
  1:59am choggie:

@Mariano everything really illegal today was really easy to get, do, and get away with easy or buy in the twenties... anything before 911 goes without saying, was easy.
  2:00am choggie:

the good old days, when the mob was the common douchebag w/ protection and not the government.
  2:01am choggie:

try whistling at a chick these days and see if you don't get slapped with some sort of assault charge....
  2:03am choggie:

I'd whistle at a chick just to get an assault charge I don't give a FUCK! if you ask me, Harvey Weinstein got a raw deal.
  2:05am choggie:

not like I give two fux about what someone thinks about how Harvey Weinstein was given a raw deal....prolly some no-actin' whiney bitch lookin' for fame and thems $dillies$
Avatar 2:05am Scяaps:

yer joking, right? just want to know....
  2:06am choggie:

Oh, I'm jokin'. Harvey needs some love....He made some great chick-flicks
  2:07am choggie:

Planet Terror?? Machete??!
  2:09am choggie:

Kill Bill's? The Basterds? Fuck y'all Weinstein hatin'muthafukkas!
  2:12am choggie:

He made that one chick's last movie and she shaved her head and got all on the internet and started yelling at New York Times and schitt! Ya'll just wish y'all could be Harvey Weinstein!!)
  2:13am choggie:

HAH!
  Swag For Life Member 2:13am Somm Ben:

@Choggie, I'm surprised you're leaving out Silence of the Lambs, the most thematically apropos of your thread
  2:15am choggie:

Spy Kids!? The Aviator niggggaaa!!??
  Swag For Life Member 2:16am Somm Ben:

@Choggie (and readers), sorry Silence was Orion
  2:17am choggie:

as fuked up as Harvey is or was, ya gotta give it up to that motherfucker! He could produce some churn-it-out cinema pulpage!!
  2:19am choggie:

Here's to the best director of all time alla, if Weinstein could have produced for him.... R O G E R
C O R M A N
  2:19am choggie:

best 10 days to do it in director ever, and yes, King Crimson
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:20am Ignatatus666:

This is such a great song!!!
Gotta download this
  2:21am choggie:

I'm taking up for Harvey Weinstein right now because, I just saw him looking all fuked up in some hotel room, trying to figure out where he's going to get lawyer money from@
  2:22am choggie:

guess I'm just feeling sorry for that horny motherfukerk
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:22am TomDash:

Ignatatus 666 - great NZ band. Just one LP and a couple singles...all getting a 2LP reissue soon.
  2:23am choggie:

absolute power in Hollywood corrupts absolutely for some people but not Blake Edwards, Clark Gable, Rock Hudson, etc etc
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:23am Ignatatus666:

Yeah you are
Obviously he pissed off the wrong people just like Hilary did.
  2:24am choggie:

Hey, has anyone listening to this show ever seen the Atomic Butchwax playing somewhere near Brooklyn er around New York area?
  2:25am choggie:

they came down here to Texas about 4 years ago but I missed them
  2:25am choggie:

Bitchwax
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:25am Ignatatus666:

TomDash
Perhaps I’ll wait then. That’s sounds like it will be worth getting.
  2:30am choggie:

Piss off a Hillary in 2020 when she trys to run all coughin' an' wheezin' and the bitch will call in some favors in on yer ass!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:34am coelacanth∅:

i'm out
Thanks Tom! have a good time away
later on y'all
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 2:35am mariano:

Night coela!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:35am TomDash:

always a pleasure coelacantho...thanks! See ya in 2020!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:35am Ignatatus666:

Coel be chill
Catch you on the dark side
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:41am Ignatatus666:

Darren Aronofsky Lives about a mile behind me on a private lake that is known as the cleanest lake in the State of N.Y. last winter he held a huge party on the lake , they rented one of my clients property/home so we had some cool footage.
He hired the Talking Heads to play on the lake. They hired a special effects company to put led lights into the ice. That was mad cool.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 2:42am mariano:

That sounds like quite the party!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:45am Ignatatus666:

Some/most of the DJs on the woofmoo that I listen to are so in tune with the coolest effing music. I get depressed when I hear commercial overplayed music. Even Avant ghetto has me listening to music I was totally ignorant to.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:48am Ignatatus666:

These last 2 songs are the type you never want to end. Kind of like seeing Frank Zappa live when he would just say eff it and jam!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:53am TomDash:

ok folks - thanks so much for tuning in! So glad you enjoyed the ride! Merry xmas and Happy New Year to ya! I'm off next 2 weeks and back Jan 8th...ciao for now and see ya next year!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 2:55am Ignatatus666:

See you on the Dark side TomDash
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 2:58am mariano:

Thank you Tom, merry Xmas, happy New Year! See y'all at the next stop.
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