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WPRB Princeton 103.3 FM

Tomorrow is an Octopus

Dec 14, 2022 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM


With Dan Ruccia

Cephalopod dance parties for the apocalypse.

As Far as Anyone Can Tell

Tomorrow is an Octopus
12:02 PM
Greg Saunier, Mary Halvorson & Ron Miles - Snow Morning Blues
Greg Saunier, Mary Halvorson & Ron Miles Snow Morning Blues
Greg Saunier/Mary Halvorson/Ron Miles: New American Songbooks, Volume 1 Sound American 2017
A James P. Johnson tune
12:06 PM
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12:10 PM
Magic Tuber Stringband - Orb-Weaver
Magic Tuber Stringband Orb-Weaver N
Orb-Weaver - Single 2022
12:16 PM
Nadah El Shazly - Palmyra
Nadah El Shazly Palmyra
Ahwar Nawa Recordings 2017
12:21 PM
Stereolab & Brigitte Fontaine - Calimaro
Stereolab & Brigitte Fontaine Calimaro
single Duophonic Super 45s 1998
12:27 PM
Frank Sinatra - Michael & Peter (2022 Mix)
Frank Sinatra Michael & Peter (2022 Mix)
Watertown (Deluxe Edition / 2022 Mix) Reprise 2022
12:33 PM
Espers - Another Moon Song
Espers Another Moon Song
III Drag City 2009
12:39 PM
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12:44 PM
Pino D'Angiò - Okay Okay
Pino D'Angiò Okay Okay
...Balla! Rifi 1981
12:48 PM
The Soft Pink Truth - Moodswing
The Soft Pink Truth Moodswing N
Is It Going To Get Any Deeper Than This? Thrill Jockey Records 2022
12:56 PM
The Bug - Your Laws Aint Free (feat. Jaimie Branch)
The Bug Your Laws Aint Free (feat. Jaimie Branch)
Absent Riddim PRESSURE 2022
1:02 PM
Nina Simone - I Hold No Grudge
Nina Simone I Hold No Grudge
High Priestess of Soul Philips 1967
RIP Angelo Badalamenti
1:04 PM
Angelo Badalamenti & David Bowie - A Foggy Day (In London Town)
Angelo Badalamenti & David Bowie A Foggy Day (In London Town)
Red Hot + Rhapsody - The Gershwin Groove V/A Antilles 1998
1:10 PM
Angelo Badalamenti - Twin Peaks Theme
Angelo Badalamenti Twin Peaks Theme
Twin Peaks (Soundtrack From) Warner Records 1989
1:15 PM
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1:22 PM
Horse Lords - May Brigade
Horse Lords May Brigade N
Comradely Objects RVNG Intl. 2022
1:28 PM
Oxford Collapse - Loser City
Oxford Collapse Loser City
Remember the Night Parties Sub Pop Records 2006
1:32 PM
Heavy Mother - Every Day Like I Used To
Heavy Mother Every Day Like I Used To N
This Time Around Feel It 2022
1:34 PM
Amyl and The Sniffers - Control
Amyl and The Sniffers Control
Amyl and the Sniffers ATO Records / Fontana North 2019
1:36 PM
Hammers of Misfortune - Overthrower
Hammers of Misfortune Overthrower N
Overtaker 2022
1:41 PM
Hella - Top Twenty Notes
Hella Top Twenty Notes
The Devil Isn't Red 5RC 2004
1:43 PM
Luggage - Happiness
Luggage Happiness
Happiness - EP Husky Pants Records 2021
1:46 PM
Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh & Dan Trueman - Widdershins
Caoimhín Ó Raghallaigh & Dan Trueman Widdershins N
the Fate of Bones irishmusic.net 2022
1:51 PM
Down Time - Spirit
Down Time Spirit N
Spirit Down Time 2022
1:58 PM
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2:01 PM
Hassan Erraji & Arabesque - Nikriz
Hassan Erraji & Arabesque Nikriz
The Rough Guide to the Music of North Africa V/A Rough Guides 1997
2:07 PM
Nass El Ghiwane - Mzine
Nass El Ghiwane Mzine
Lhmami MLP 1975
2:13 PM
Fadoul - Ahl Jedba
Fadoul Ahl Jedba
Habibi Funk: An Eclectic Selection of Music from the Arab World (Part 2) V/A Habibi Funk Records 2021
2:16 PM
Majid Bekkas - Soudani Manayou (Cervo Edit)
Majid Bekkas Soudani Manayou (Cervo Edit)
Soudani Manayou - Single Banana Hill 2017
2:24 PM
Taqbir - Aisha Qandisha
Taqbir Aisha Qandisha
Victory Belongs to Those Who Fight for a Right Cause La Vida es un Mus Discos 2021
2:26 PM
Cheikh Mohamad Riffi - Sidi M'Barak
Cheikh Mohamad Riffi Sidi M'Barak
Kassidat: Raw 45s from Morocco V/A Dust-to-Digital 2013
2:32 PM
Ammar 808 - Sidi kommi (feat. Mehdi Nassouli)
Ammar 808 Sidi kommi (feat. Mehdi Nassouli)
Maghreb United Glitterbeat Records 2018
2:36 PM
Hassan Hakmoun and Adam Rudolph feat. Don Cherry - Marahhaba
Hassan Hakmoun and Adam Rudolph feat. Don Cherry Marahhaba
Gift of Gnawa Flying Fish 1991
2:44 PM
Amira Saqati - Felestin
Amira Saqati Felestin
Destination Halal Barraka El Farnatshi 2005
2:49 PM
The Master Musicians of Jajouka - Bujloudia
The Master Musicians of Jajouka Bujloudia
Apocalypse across the Sky Island Records 1992
2:50 PM
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2:55 PM
Maleem Mahmoud Ghania w Pharoah Sanders - Mahraba
Maleem Mahmoud Ghania w Pharoah Sanders Mahraba
The Trance of Seven Colors Axiom 1994
Chat is archived.
Dan Ruccia (host) 12:01:33 PM
As Jonathan Richman says, radio on
Andy Wing 12:02:21 PM
Hi all!
Dan Ruccia (host) 12:08:03 PM
Hi Andy!
Moking In Rhythm 12:09:42 PM
Proper modulation
Moking In Rhythm 12:09:58 PM
Portugal should mop the floor with them
Dan Ruccia (host) 12:11:01 PM
Can I just say how much joy I got from seeing Cristiano Ronaldo storming off the field in tears on Saturday?
Moking In Rhythm 12:11:23 PM
Hehe that was funny..big baby
Moking In Rhythm 12:11:41 PM
Wahhh I make millions
Dan Ruccia (host) 12:13:43 PM
Such a tough life
Moking In Rhythm 12:16:01 PM
Not a big fan of Messi but his talent is undeniable
Dan Ruccia (host) 12:16:56 PM
Yeah, absolutely. His two assists in the last two games have been things of utter beauty
Moking In Rhythm 12:29:35 PM
The song's going to have me crying like Ronaldo
Dan Ruccia (host) 12:30:42 PM
There's a totally fantastic article about this album in Pitchfork this week: https://pitchfork.com/reviews/albums/frank-sinatra-watertown/
Dan Ruccia (host) 12:30:57 PM
Sounds like Frank was a wreck when he recorded this
Dan Ruccia (host) 12:31:30 PM
"As far as anyone can tell, the sun will rise tomorrow"
Moking In Rhythm 12:31:56 PM
The chairman of the board
Richard from Rocky Hill 12:34:49 PM
Oh my ... I've never before heard Frank Sinatra's "Michael & Peter." How powerfully poignant, with Sinatra's measured yet intense delivery. The songwriters were Bob Gaudio (lyrics) and Jake Holmes (music).
Richard from Rocky Hill 12:39:56 PM
@ Dan Ruccia (host) According to sinatra.fandom.com/wiki, "Michael & Peter" was recorded in July 1969 for Frank's 1970 album Watertown. Not sure what was going on in his life then. But whether you love or detest Sinatra (who by all accounts could be a very difficult person), his ability to enter into a song and radiate its emotions to the listener was almost unmatched.
Moking In Rhythm 12:39:56 PM
Bob gaudio of the four seasons?
Dan Ruccia (host) 12:40:24 PM
Moking, the very same
Dan Ruccia (host) 12:40:59 PM
Richard, you should read the Pitchfork article I linked in the chat below. It gives a good sense of the larger context for it
Richard from Rocky Hill 12:41:50 PM
@ Moking In Rhythm Yes, the Bob Gaudio of Four Seasons vocal group fame.
Moking In Rhythm 12:42:47 PM
I remember the name from Jersey boys. And also from tracking down signed vinyl by the group
Jon Solomon 12:42:52 PM
Is Watertown Sinatra's On The Beach? I'll take my answer off-air.
Richard from Rocky Hill 12:42:55 PM
@ Dan Ruccia (host) Thanks, Dan, yes I certainly look forward to immersion in the Pitchfork article.
Dan Ruccia (host) 12:43:37 PM
Jon, absolutely
Jon Solomon 12:44:33 PM
I keep meaning to listen to Sinatra's The Future, which takes place IN SPACE.
Dan Ruccia (host) 12:45:50 PM
I wish I had one tenth of whatever energy Pino is putting into saying "Pero" at the start of every verse on this song. Also the chimes
Dan Ruccia (host) 12:48:37 PM
OMG this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KhZ9lZ6-YCg
Dan Ruccia (host) 12:49:50 PM
The important question, Jon, does Frank Sinatra meet Sun Ra while he's in space?? If not, I'm not interested
Jon Solomon 12:51:08 PM
Two lonely people, they were strangers in the night sky.
Moking In Rhythm 12:54:17 PM
Haha Pino is big pimpin
Brian D 12:57:09 PM
Used to play the diner jukebox 45 b side "Cycles "by Frank Sinatra. A contemplative look at life, the seasons, getting canned from yer job etc... with a jaunty little piano accompaniment and nice melody. I think My Way was the a side. Every diner in the area seemed to have that single ha. Those personal, one in each booth jukeboxes
Brian D 12:59:43 PM
Neil Diamond's own version of his "Kentucky Woman" was fun to play as well. Used to hear the Rod Evans era Deep Purple version on the rock radio stations. Hearing Neil's was interesting.
Moking In Rhythm 1:00:38 PM
I believe Deep Purple is going to be at Parx Casino
Andy Wing 1:01:04 PM
Pino d'Angio must be Adriano Celentano's soul brother? Or maybe the Italian Gunther?
Dan Ruccia (host) 1:02:11 PM
A mention of Andriano Celentano means I must share this video. It's required by law: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-VsmF9m_Nt8
Dan Ruccia (host) 1:05:07 PM
On Bowie and Badalamenti: https://welcometotwinpeaks.com/music/david-bowie-angelo-badalamenti-a-foggy-day-in-london-town/
Brian D 1:08:22 PM
Is it the Adriano as the teacher video?
Moking In Rhythm 1:08:35 PM
That trenchcoat fits Adriano a little too well
Dan Ruccia (host) 1:08:37 PM
Brian: Yup
Moking In Rhythm 1:08:52 PM
Hehe yes
Brian D 1:09:37 PM
Wife or girlfriend is the "ay ay ay" student who answers vocally
Andy Wing 1:10:36 PM
Somebody mashed up that Celentano track with Walk Like an Egyptian.
Brian D 1:10:42 PM
First heard that in the tv series Fargo w Ewan Mac as the twins
Brian D 1:11:38 PM
As i sometimes call it, Princetoncolinensinenciusol
Brian D 1:13:31 PM
One of the better mashups i heard/ saw is the Slayer / Edwin Starr . South of Heaven and War. Well executed
Dan Ruccia (host) 1:14:38 PM
I've got a pretty solid Xmas-ish Van Halen/Jose Feliciano mashup lined up for next week
Brian D 1:15:04 PM
Ooo great
Andy Wing 1:15:12 PM
Still looking for The Pink Room part 2.
Brian D 1:17:17 PM
.elyts ni kcab emoc ot gniog si ekil uoy mug tahT
Moking In Rhythm 1:20:47 PM
I'm going to open a music venue where all the shows start at 4pm so everyone can be home at a reasonable hour🙃
Jon Solomon 2:01:23 PM
Soccer on TV, Dan's show in the headphones. I'm all set.
Dan Ruccia (host) 2:01:56 PM
Let's do it!
Jon Solomon 2:20:17 PM
This is such a great idea, Dan.
Dan Ruccia (host) 2:22:32 PM
It was a ton of fun pulling all this together. There's a lot of fantastic music from Morocco
Jon Solomon 2:45:52 PM
Nearly one of the most incredible moments in sports history right there!
Dan Ruccia (host) 2:46:04 PM
If only that bicycle kick had gone in!
Dan Ruccia (host) 2:46:46 PM
Morocco are holding their own so far. This is a really even game
Dan Ruccia (host) 2:46:57 PM
(other than the 1-0 score line)
Jon Solomon 2:47:19 PM
I have to watch the second half on the DVR because of school pickup. No spoilers! That goes double for you Captain Ahab!
Dan Ruccia (host) 2:49:50 PM
Holy wow, I actually timed that correctly!
Brian D 2:54:45 PM
Great time Dan. Love the Moroccan set!
gboss 2:54:45 PM
Thanks for the show, Dan!
Dan Ruccia (host) 2:55:58 PM
Thanks, gboss and Brian! And thanks to everyone for tuning in!