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Futile expeditions to the edges of good taste, bad morals, and ugly intententions. Late night drives somewhere between Harold and Kumar Go To White Castle and The White Castle of Fear.
Second Hand Pop, MIDI grunge soundalikes, and uncanny Japanese karaoke.

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Options August 30, 2020: STANDING TALL

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments New Approx. start time
Betonkust & Palmbomen II  A Series Of Bad Decisions   Options Parallel B  Dekmantel  2019      0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Nuts  The Revolution Will Be Facetimed   Options demo  Self Released   2020    *   0:08:48 (Pop‑up)
Cells  Urban Mutants Melody   Options They Drew First Blood  Self Released  2020    *   0:09:46 (Pop‑up)
Buck Biloxi & the Fucks  Put You In The Gulag   Options EP  Goodbye Boozy  2020    *   0:12:38 (Pop‑up)
Tuffy  Assymetrical   Options Mardi Gras '19  Self Released  2019      0:13:53 (Pop‑up)
Verrater  Narrow Minded   Options   Flennen  2020    *   0:17:22 (Pop‑up)
Prostate  Funeral Politics   Options Funeral Politics  Miracle Cortex  2020    *   0:19:18 (Pop‑up)
iss  Too Punk For Heavy Metal   Options Single  Total Punk  2020    *   0:21:24 (Pop‑up)
餓鬼道  赤い靴   パンドラの匣 [EP]  Self Released  1985      0:23:46 (Pop‑up)
Gang of Four  I Love A Man In Uniform   Options Songs Of The Free  Warner Bros.  1982      0:26:18 (Pop‑up)
Sweeping Promises  Cross Me Out   Options Hunger For A Way Out  Feel It Records  2020    *   0:31:22 (Pop‑up)
Cabaret Voltaire  Nag Nag Nag   Options The Living Legends (Singles 1978-1981)  Mute  1979/1990  S    0:33:28 (Pop‑up)
Lizard  Modern Beat   Options Ongaku 80 - Alternative Waves From Japan  Hiroku Records  1979/2011      0:37:33 (Pop‑up)
Dominatrix  The Dominatrix Sleeps Tonight   Options Single  Streetwise/Uproar  1984      0:41:12 (Pop‑up)
Comix  Touche Pas Mon Sexe   Options Bippp - French Synth Wave 1979-1985  Born Bad  1981/2006      0:45:43 (Pop‑up)
Pyrrhic  The Chair Turned   Options Present Tense  PYRR  2020    *   0:49:16 (Pop‑up)
HERO  チャイナ・ガール (China Girl)   Options Single  Columbia (Japan)  1980      0:55:24 (Pop‑up)
Gaznevada  Macho's Love On The Rock   Options Italian Records - The Singles 7'' Collection (1980-1984)  Spittle Records  1984/2013      0:57:13 (Pop‑up)
 
Cindy  2y & 6m   Options I'm Cindy  World Of Paint  2020    *   1:12:01 (Pop‑up)
Leuk en Ko  Niemand Is Perfect   Options Monniken in't Riet  Rubber  2017      1:15:41 (Pop‑up)
Geneva Jacuzzi  Dark Streets   Options Single  Mexican Summer  2020    *   1:19:15 (Pop‑up)
The Egyptian Lover  My House On The Nile (Greatest Hits Mix)   Options King of Ecstasy  Egyptian Empire  1989      1:21:18 (Pop‑up)
Circuit  Loudspeaker   Options Pay It All Back Vol 1  On U-Sound  1985      1:30:00 (Pop‑up)
Anna Domino  Trust, In Love   Options East and West + Singles  Les Disques Du Crepuscule  1984/2017      1:33:04 (Pop‑up)
Rie Murakami  Say Cheese   Options Sahara  Ship To Shore Phonograph Co.  1984/2020      1:37:32 (Pop‑up)
Usha Khanna  Aaja Dilruba   Options Mohabbat Ka Masihaa  Saregama  1984/2017      1:42:44 (Pop‑up)
A.C. Marias  Time Was   Options One Of Our Girls (Has Gone Missing)  Mute  1989  Canned Heat cover    1:48:32 (Pop‑up)
Priscilla Ermel  Cristal De Fogo   Options Origens Da Luz  Music From Memory  1992/2020      1:54:40 (Pop‑up)
Hiroshi Yoshimura  Street   Options Green  Light In the Attic  1985/2020      2:01:51 (Pop‑up)
Mazzy Star  Fade Into You   Options CD Single  Capital  1994      2:07:18 (Pop‑up)
Julee Cruise  Rockin' Back Inside My Heart   Options Floating Into The Night  Warner  1989      2:12:02 (Pop‑up)
Smashing Pumpkins  Daydream   Options Gish  Caroline  1990      2:17:44 (Pop‑up)
Bernthöler  My Suitor   Options My Suitor  Starman  1984/2015      2:19:51 (Pop‑up)
Broadcast  Corporeal   Options Tender Buttons  Warp  2005      2:22:55 (Pop‑up)
Pixies  The Thing   Options Velouria EP  4AD  1990      2:26:31 (Pop‑up)
The Potatomen  On The Avenue   Options On The Avenue  Don Giovanni  1995/2020      2:28:56 (Pop‑up)
Lou Reed  Street Hassle   Options Street Hassle  Arista  1978      2:33:14 (Pop‑up)
 
L7  American Society   Options Smell The Magic  Sub Pop  1990/2020      2:53:00 (Pop‑up)
Nirvana  Blandest   Options With The Lights Out  DGC  1988/2004      2:53:41 (Pop‑up)
Dolly Mixture  Dreams Come True   Options Everything And More  Dolly Mixture  2010      2:57:22 (Pop‑up)
R Stevie Moore w Ariel Pink  Closing Credits   Options Ku Klux Glam  Stroll On        2:59:58 (Pop‑up)


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Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:03am Krull Sagan:

(Looks around awkwardly)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:03am coelacanth∅:

hello Darren hello all
... probably only up for a short while longer
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:04am Krull Sagan:

It is PAST your BEDtime
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:10am mariano:

Hey all, this the afterparty?
  3:11am Mike Apichella:

yooooo, i'm alive! glad that u r too <3 the show sounds great :-)
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:12am VincentNifigance:

A salt lamp on Precinct 13.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:13am Krull Sagan:

Haha Mariano, I was flashing back to high school, wandering into a house after a basement show and asking same
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:16am Krull Sagan:

(Looks over, sees familiar goat and Pazuzu near the beer, nudges friend- “we’re cool, man”)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:20am Darren:

MIKE we got a legend in the chat ya'll
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:20am mariano:

Haha Krull!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:20am Krull Sagan:

Ok now I want a Prostate t-shirt
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:22am mariano:

Lol that's the Dead Kennedys "I Am the Owl" bass line.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:23am chaos_in_la_la:

tuned in about 10 minutes ago. this is the @ss kicking set I need rn
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:23am mariano:

Wow, the iss digital album is $999: totalpunkrecords.bandcamp.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:25am Krull Sagan:

Good night I’m out! Love to all and ‘FMU for saving us
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:29am Ignatatus666:

Gang of four
I thought I was hearing things
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:30am coelacanth∅:

mariano - they REALLY prefer you buy an analogue version
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:30am coelacanth∅:

'night Krull
  3:31am Mike Apichella:

Legend?! well, i have killed a few ogres, got a couple enchanted amulets, beat down a god or three thousand, no big thang
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:33am diciassette:

ahoy
  3:34am Mike Apichella:

that Sweeping Promises tune made me feel some kinda great new feelings
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 3:34am diciassette:

this playlist is really kicking in!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:39am mariano:

'Night Krull.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:41am chaos_in_la_la:

So turned on right now
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:42am chaos_in_la_la:

oddly, everyone listening is doing the same dance
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:43am chaos_in_la_la:

Oddly Shrugs
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:03am mariano:

You can get Indian food by the bag? O brave new world!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:03am chaos_in_la_la:

b-b-but its only 1 am..
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:06am chaos_in_la_la:

did you say 'internet screamin device'?
Avatar 4:18am Heidee:

Genau, niemand ist perfekt. :-)
Goood morning to youse all somewhere there!
  4:30am Mike Apichella:

ooof, just read about Portland. i need a nite cap and some serious sleep. Stoked to hear Egyptian Lover tho, great way to slip outta consciousness. An on that note, gimme call sometime Darren! <3
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:31am Darren:

Good to see ya Mike! Stay fresh!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:33am coelacanth∅:

on my way
Thanks Darren
good night all
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 4:58am diciassette:

at 1:58 am pst this is a great bar closing soundtrack. i can remember bars like it was yesterday!
Avatar 5:10am Snortley:

91.1 seems to be off the air.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:11am Darren:

Thanks Snortley, we're working on it. The storm earlier did a number on its power supply
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:15am squidbeak:

Mazzy Star! Swoons
  5:16am Diezel Tea:

Yaaaaassss!
  5:19am wfmu listener phillip:

What Happened? Wfmu sounds like it's off the air here in the bronx
  5:22am Morphe’:

Nice sounds.... thanks for sponning....
Avatar 5:24am Heidee:

Hi mariano, hi morphe' - how are you doing guys?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:24am Darren:

Phillip, 91.1 FM is down right now because of electrical problems. Is that where you usually listen? Maybe you could try 91.9 FM. 91.1 FM will be up soon, we're working on it!
  5:26am wfmu listener phillip:

sorry @Darren I just woke up to hear Carol Crows show and my old analogue radio has nothing but static.
  5:27am morphe':

Hi Heidee!!!! Not often that one gets to say such a gleeful greeting!!!!
Spellcheck problem - Darren and I have never spooned....
should have been :
"Nice sounds.... thanks for SPINNING!!!!!"
  5:28am wfmu listener phillip:

well at least the internet stream is still up. I'd though that would have gone too.
  5:30am kpx:

woke up about 25 minutes ago after falling asleep sitting up all night in my armchair. went outside for short walk down the hill and saw to my right in the Eastern sky super bright star. would anyone happen to know which star or planet that might be?. also a very good early morning to everyone.
  5:30am wfmu listener phillip:

Wow! hurricane laura. we got near noth9ng here in New York. sorry to hear about new jersey.:(
  5:30am morphe':

FMU L..Phillip: the transmitter is far from the physical station... different power sources..
Darren: Does Montgomery have a back up = in house generator????
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:34am herb.nyc:

Agreed- static coming in very clearly. Glug.
  5:37am morphe':

KPX: Venus: look above the eastern horizon and you'll see super-bright Venus without any problems as the second rock from the Sun shines at magnitude -4.3 as the “Morning Star.” Mercury: an hour before sunrise the closest planet to the Sun will be about 10° above the eastern horizon.
https://www.space.com/venus-morning-star-greatest-brightness-2020.html
  5:37am wfmu listener phillip:

Next Fundraising marathon @ken should buy a backup generator for the transmitter.
  5:37am wfmu listener phillip:

where is the original WFMU transmitter. I want to see it on google earth:)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:38am BVP:

always nice to hear deaper cuts of Lou.
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 5:38am diciassette:

Lou Reed was a miracle

(this hurts)
  5:38am wfmu listener phillip:

i knew that was venus i was looking at each night when a went out after 10.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:39am chaos_in_la_la:

I remember the first time I heard street hassle. she played it for me, and we had our first kiss while it was outroing..

hearing it now at 238 in the morning it coulda been the same nite of the summer, 19 years ago..
Avatar 5:39am Heidee:

@morphe', you're very welcome and deserve to be gleefully greeted.
Avatar 5:39am Heidee:

Love Lou!
  5:41am wfmu listener phillip:

MARS has been in a certain part of the sky lately. I noticed the red ting to it.
  5:41am morphe':

Phillip - not sure but 91.1 is somewhere in the hills between East Orange and Montclair?? And, someone with info can correct me - I think there is a 2nd in Bklyn or a Booster??? I may be wrong about that but heard it through the grapevine..
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:41am Darren:

This Lou is from the original vinyl, sounds pretty good for a lean mean 42 years old
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:44am BVP:

sounds like nice memory @chaosinlala
  5:45am morphe':

Heidee - before retirement, at work each day people would say "Good Morning
Morphe' " - but since it was work it sounded more like "MOURNING"
  5:46am wfmu listener phillip:

I know that @ken put a repeater antenna in manhattan.
  5:48am wfmu listener phillip:

HEY:( someone is filling in for THERESE again:( I look forward to her show every week
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:48am fred:

I don't think I had heard Street Hassle in full before, but I think Kenzo used a loop of it
Avatar 5:48am Heidee:

morphe', hee, yes - but great prospects though, hopefully you will be able to get involved in some nice projects?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:49am chaos_in_la_la:

@BVP it is bittersweet, more sweet than bitter.
@Darren, vinyl sounds good.
@Portland, love your way
  5:51am kpx:

thank you morphe, magnitude -4.3, sounds like you're a amateur astrologist. if so maybe you could tell me where I could see the constellation Virgo that's if it can be seen at all?. I should also say that I don't know what it looks like. but I can recognize the usual ones like Cassiopeia and Orion. and I even saw the Little Dipper which is usually hard to see because of the ambient light.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:51am chaos_in_la_la:

I've tripled the volume on my stereo
  5:53am morphe':

Heidee - living in Madrid for now... during this crisis, tried to volunteer to deliver food on my bike to the homebound eldely through a Catholic organization called Caritas =caring??? They rejected me because they questioned me about my religious beliefs and I told them I was an ex-catholic. They said that they only accepted believers??????????
  5:53am Choggie:

Hey bot fer nuthin wafoomoo and friends but, just checked-in 9n what the Tiger Lillies have been up to lately and!, their latest is all about the Covid-19, accoridian, bass, piano, vocals- chekkit on YT and send these Berliner vaudvillians yer extra euros!
  5:55am Choggie:

Tiger Lillies make for great live burlesque chanteusification!
  5:55am morphe':

kpx - very much amateur - got that from the website.. Medson and another Glistener ??? Named ??? (Wake and Bake - M-F 0600-0900 EST)are the pros!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:55am chaos_in_la_la:

I listened to all three WTLO records earlier today. This has gotten weird and right..
  5:56am Choggie:

Criswell Predicts that when live music pops again after the live-markets bird virus all hell shall then forth break loose!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:57am chaos_in_la_la:

Well played @ Darren wave lengths aligned. thx for p fvckin great show all nite
  5:57am Choggie:

Damn dude....yer shows ROCKIN'!
  5:57am kpx:

let me quickly squeeze in a good morning to Darren, listen Phillip, Heidee and Mariano.
  5:57am morphe':

Thanks Darren and all!!!!! Happy Trails!!!!!!!!!!

kpx - I think GEORGE is the other SkyPro very much amateur - got that from the website.. Medson and another Glistener ??? Named ??? (Wake and Bake - M-F 0600-0900 EST)are the pros!!!!
Avatar 🎸 Swag For Life Member 5:58am diciassette:

SEE YOU SPACE COWBOY
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:58am chaos_in_la_la:

glad I stayed up all nite listening to rekkids..
  5:59am Choggie:

Chimed in to comment on unrelated, now fixated on yer grooves
Avatar 5:59am Heidee:

morphe', Jaysus (trying to put on a Dublin lilt)!! So nice of you to want to help.
Thanks Darren!
Guys, see you at Carol's?
  5:59am Choggie:

...damn
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