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Jon Solomon

Oct 13, 2021 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

With Jon Solomon

Every Wednesday night on 103.3 fm WPRB.

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10.13.21



Jon Solomon
5:00 PM
The Rub - The Death of Pop
The Rub The Death of Pop
Bikini Gospel Happy Squid
5:04 PM
Set Break
5:09 PM
Meat Wave - Tugboat
Meat Wave Tugboat
Volcano Park 2021
5:13 PM
Sal Davis - Sultan Qaboos Song
Sal Davis Sultan Qaboos Song N
Habibi Funk 015: An eclectic selection of music from the Arab world, part 2 V/A Habibi Funk 2021

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5:15 PM
Aeon Station - Queens
Aeon Station Queens
Observatory Sub Pop 2021
Kevin from The Wrens.
5:20 PM
Motrik - Outer Reaches
Motrik Outer Reaches
Artificial Head 2020
5:42 PM
Prince Rakeem, Treach, Tony D & LA Law - Thursday Night Live
Prince Rakeem, Treach, Tony D & LA Law Thursday Night Live
Live On WPRB (June 27, 1991)

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5:49 PM
Jaimie Branch - nuevo roquero estéreo
Jaimie Branch nuevo roquero estéreo N
FLY or DIE LIVE International Anthem 2021
5:57 PM
Blind Butcher - 1983
Blind Butcher 1983
Eisbär

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6:02 PM
Set Break
6:15 PM
Bush Tetras - Too Many Creeps
Bush Tetras Too Many Creeps
45 99 Records 1980

RIP Dee Pop.

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6:19 PM
Baba ould Hembara & Badi ould Hembara - Ayni ‘ana (Seyni Karr)
Baba ould Hembara & Badi ould Hembara Ayni ‘ana (Seyni Karr)
Wallahi Le Zein!! - Wezin, Jakwar And Guitar Boogie From The Islamic Republic Of Mauritania V/A Mississippi Records

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6:28 PM
Sleaford Mods - Nudge It (feat. Amy Taylor)
Sleaford Mods Nudge It (feat. Amy Taylor)
Spare Ribs Rough Trade 2021
6:32 PM
Loren Rush - Dans le Sable
Loren Rush Dans le Sable
Dans le Sable Recital Program

First new album in over 40 years.

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6:52 PM
Tropical Fuck Storm - Reporting of a Failed Campaign
Tropical Fuck Storm Reporting of a Failed Campaign N
Deep States Joyful Noise Recordings 2021
6:58 PM
Malcolm Jiyane Tree-O - Umkhumbi kaMa
Malcolm Jiyane Tree-O Umkhumbi kaMa
UMDALI Mushroom Hour Half Hour 2021

Debut solo record by a member of South Africa's SPAZA.

7:06 PM
Primitons - All My Friends
Primitons All My Friends N
Strum & Thrum: The American Jangle Underground 1983-1987 V/A Captured Tracks 2020
Originally from 1985.
7:08 PM
Set Break
7:15 PM
Pink Skull - 38:01
Pink Skull 38:01
Live on WPRB
7:53 PM
Set Break
7:57 PM
Game Theory - Bad Year At UCLA
Game Theory Bad Year At UCLA
Distortion of Glory Alias 1993

First found on the band's 1983 album "Blaze of Glory."

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Chat is archived.
Jon Solomon (host) 4:45:18 PM
Chat is open! How is everyone doing this week?
Colin 5:04:10 PM
hey there! I'm about to step out and tune in from the road. But, I've had flat top vampire stuck in my head for a week and and it is spooky music season...
Jon Solomon (host) 5:04:20 PM
Wow! A quality jam!
Colin 5:05:22 PM
Have a fantastic show and I'll be jamming in the car to all your jammie jams.
Patrick Rapa 5:05:56 PM
This guy again
Gaby Ripoll 5:06:18 PM
Hiya!
Jon Solomon (host) 5:09:23 PM
Hey, Gaby! Hello as well, Patrick.
Patrick Rapa 5:12:13 PM
Meat Wave is keto punk
Christine 🦊 5:12:30 PM
Hey Jon! I'm getting lost in the Rush marching band performance above. Wild.
Patrick Rapa 5:13:00 PM
gout rock
Rob from Maryland 5:13:32 PM
Good afternoon Jon, Christine, Patrick, Gaby, Colin. That Meat Wave song sounded like it could have been from 1993
Jon Solomon (host) 5:14:05 PM
Christine, isn't it great? The music *and* the visuals.
Rob from Maryland 5:14:17 PM
Now I'm listening to the Rush marching band performance (at least for a bit)
Jon Solomon (host) 5:14:21 PM
Hello, Rob. I very much agree.
Christine 🦊 5:14:33 PM
Hi Rob 👋
Rob from Maryland 5:15:27 PM
👋
Christine 🦊 5:16:07 PM
@Jon, having been in a high school marching band for 2 years, I know a little of how difficult that choreography must be. This marching band is tops.
Rob from Maryland 5:16:09 PM
For better or worse I don't really know too many Rush songs. But, I see the band just made themselves into a guitarist, then 2112 ...
Christine 🦊 5:16:28 PM
And that's not even touching the quality of their music!
Rob from Maryland 5:16:46 PM
I agree, Christine, the choreography and the music are both good
Jon Solomon (host) 5:16:53 PM
I lived with a few die-hard Rush fans in my 20s so through osmosis alone I appreciate what they're doing.
Jon Solomon (host) 5:17:20 PM
It really is impressive that marching band members in formation don't collide more.
Christine 🦊 5:18:42 PM
Marching band people are often obsessives, even at the high school level.
Rob from Maryland 5:18:53 PM
Ooh, I see it was University of Maryland vs. Ohio. I wonder who won. Not that I follow my local university teams
Jon Solomon (host) 5:19:09 PM
Saturday did not go well for the Terapins.
Jon Solomon (host) 5:19:16 PM
Best you heard it from me.
Rob from Maryland 5:20:29 PM
I see that, Jon. What a rout! I actually had seen that score on Saturday and then dumped it from my brain in favor of something more fun, like birds or WPRB
Jon Solomon (host) 5:21:45 PM
My alma mater lost 56-7 last time out so things aren't much better over here...
Rob from Maryland 5:22:05 PM
Ouch!
Patrick Rapa 5:22:45 PM
thumbs up on Aeon Station. is that record out? I'm on a computer so i can check. No. December 10.
James Totally 5:23:32 PM
I missed the Rush/Marching band talk? That choreography is amazing
Rob from Maryland 5:23:41 PM
With all the practice Ohio State put into the choreography, it's great that they won so handily!
James Totally 5:25:42 PM
I'm really curious how they did it. Did they use laser projections onto the field to learn the steps?
Brian Kijewski 5:25:58 PM
Good day Jon and everyone of the chat! That Aeon Station track gets more enjoyable by the listen.
Jon Solomon (host) 5:27:03 PM
Brian, I am more of a Wrens appreciator than a fan (I am not sure I know one of their songs but might guess it if you played it) but I thought that tune was excellent and has me more curious about the album than the one people waited 19 years for.
Jon Solomon (host) 5:27:38 PM
James, there has to be some sort of marching band formation computer program? But also that's why they practice! Wonder who chose Rush.
Jon Solomon (host) 5:28:41 PM
Yeah, there's this and many more like it - https://fieldartistcentral.com/faindex.htm
James Totally 5:28:48 PM
They have done other musicians in the past, but I'm guessing this has been in the works since the passing of Neil Peart
Patrick Rapa 5:29:02 PM
Secaucus Democracy
Jon Solomon (host) 5:30:33 PM
I can't believe The Wrens submitted a finished album to Sub Pop in 2013 but then one member decided it wasn't actually done.
Patrick Rapa 5:31:35 PM
that's self-Secaucabaotage
Patrick Rapa 5:32:53 PM
i think i saw Joe Keyes sing an REM song with the Wrens at a Magnet party long ago
Mary Jones 5:32:56 PM
Well, somebody—I won’t say who, but he’s working next to me—is now blaring that Rush marching band music with glee.
Brian Kijewski 5:33:44 PM
Hmm interesting, aside from reading the name in past I don't think I know any Wrens songs
Rob from Maryland 5:34:25 PM
I'm now watching the pregame performance of the Ohio State marching band from last Saturday. Sorry, Jon!
Jon Solomon (host) 5:34:30 PM
This thread implies the other half of the album will come out as a solo record - https://twitter.com/thewrens/status/1445817902645616641
Jon Solomon (host) 5:34:43 PM
Mary, I have narrowed it down to 3-4 suspects.
Jon Solomon (host) 5:34:59 PM
Pat, that whole sentence is very 2002.
James Totally 5:35:50 PM
Magnet, the magazine?
Jon Solomon (host) 5:36:51 PM
I am not Pat, but yes.
Patrick Rapa 5:36:59 PM
yeah. it was at one of Philly's many Ukrainian Halls, I believe
Patrick Rapa 5:38:08 PM
It was probably later ’90s, yeah
Patrick Rapa 5:38:58 PM
I remember talking about Mr. Show there with Shaky Mike and the guys from Lenola
Jon Solomon (host) 5:39:42 PM
To the time machine!
James Totally 5:40:40 PM
I feel old. I was there when they launched the magazine. in 93. I wrote some articles for it's previous incarnation Philly Rock Guide
Patrick Rapa 5:40:54 PM
classic.
Patrick Rapa 5:41:38 PM
That was before they moved to an all-Pollard format
Jon Solomon (host) 5:45:41 PM
I had to look up who Dewey Oxburger was.
Patrick Rapa 5:46:15 PM
these lyrics need hot links
Jon Solomon (host) 5:46:17 PM
(John Candy's character in Stripes.)
Patrick Rapa 5:46:24 PM
whoa
Chris Mohr 5:49:51 PM
Quick Draw McGraw!
Jon Solomon (host) 5:49:58 PM
If you want to hear that whole freestyle (broken into two parts) I'll have a link in the chat next mic break.
Jon Solomon (host) 5:50:26 PM
Prince Rakeem would have little success on Tommy Boy but re-appear two years later as...the RZA!
James Totally 5:53:19 PM
I did not know that. Now I'm in a wikipedia spiral
Jon Solomon (host) 5:55:23 PM
Yeah. It seems he had almost a full album as Prince Rakeem that never came out. I liked his 12".
Ambrose Hughes 5:57:10 PM
Hi Jon!
Jon Solomon (host) 5:57:42 PM
Hey hey Ambrose!
Ambrose Hughes 5:57:48 PM
Hello all in the chat!
James Totally 5:57:52 PM
Hello
Ambrose Hughes 5:58:52 PM
So, does anybody know why they sent T.J Hooker in to space today?
James Totally 6:00:08 PM
@ambrose If I had to guess, it was in protest of the Rolling Stones decision to stop playing Brown Sugar at their shows
Rob from Maryland 6:00:09 PM
@Bo, because it's the final frontier?
Rob from Maryland 6:01:10 PM
Hi Bo, James, Chris
Jon Solomon (host) 6:01:27 PM
This oneupmanship ends with us routinely sending the world's oldest person to space. You've been warned.
James Totally 6:02:14 PM
Hi Rob
Ambrose Hughes 6:03:12 PM
Blind But her are killer!
Rob from Maryland 6:04:05 PM
I'm not listening, just watching the chat, right now. Are we having an Ice Bear segment now?
Dennis Lingg 6:04:06 PM
Make it happen, Jon!
jimbeaux 6:05:28 PM
13 Eisbärs or 14 Iced Bears...your choice.
Dennis Lingg 6:05:49 PM
3 hours, that's 18 times as long as TJ Hooker was in space.
Rob from Maryland 6:05:54 PM
@jimbeaux, exactly!
James Totally 6:06:44 PM
I'm out of the loop. Is it a special type of cover song?
Jon Solomon (host) 6:06:53 PM
https://hiphopradioarchive.org/show/38
Rob from Maryland 6:08:44 PM
I'm listening now
Jon Solomon (host) 6:17:05 PM
James, nothing particularly special about it, simply had no idea so many had covered this Grauzone song called Eisbar!
Corage Mike 6:17:45 PM
Jon…What is the Gun Club relationship?
Corage Mike 6:17:56 PM
Thanks for the tunes!
Jon Solomon (host) 6:18:16 PM
One of many groups Dee Pop drummed for in their life.
Jon Solomon (host) 6:18:59 PM
Sounds like he lasted eight months.
James Totally 6:19:05 PM
I heard a bizarre cover song this past weekend. You'd either love it or hate it...
Corage Mike 6:19:24 PM
Ha…. Love Jeffrey Lee Pierce!
James Totally 6:20:44 PM
I have no idea how to share a spotify link, but it was a EDM cover of a sea shanty
Ambrose Hughes 6:21:29 PM
R.I.P. Dee Pop and another great drummer in Everett Morton of The Beat passed away recently.😞
Jon Solomon (host) 6:22:43 PM
Is anyone listening to the actual radio signal presently (not the web stream)? If so I have a question...
Ambrose Hughes 6:23:45 PM
Yes Jon ???
jimbeaux 6:24:03 PM
On the waves as well
Jon Solomon (host) 6:24:15 PM
Is the signal fuzzy at all? Got a text from my parents saying it was and I told them I'd get a second opinion.
Ambrose Hughes 6:24:49 PM
Nope, sounds good to me.
Jon Solomon (host) 6:25:14 PM
Excellent. They thought it might be them and they're closer to the transmitter than most.
Jon Solomon (host) 6:25:20 PM
Much appreciated.
jimbeaux 6:26:12 PM
Little static-y. I'm a few miles from Le Tower.
Ambrose Hughes 6:26:34 PM
I blame T.J. Hooker.
Jon Solomon (host) 6:28:37 PM
I think the perfect fall guy is The Fall Guy.
James Totally 6:29:09 PM
nice. I know this song :)
Jon Solomon (host) 6:29:30 PM
James, it was you who mentioned this last week - right?
James Totally 6:29:41 PM
indeed
Jon Solomon (host) 6:29:42 PM
I blew Mike's mind when I sent it to him.
Ambrose Hughes 6:29:48 PM
He likes falling!
Jon Solomon (host) 6:29:55 PM
He too hadn't put 2+2 together.
Kristin Belz 6:30:11 PM
late to the boisterous chat here but wanted to weigh in and say i for one am a huge fan of that whole wrens meadowlands record, so do go listen, ya'll. the new aeon station/kevin song i'm not grabbed by yet but will give it a bit of time. eager to hear charles's stuff, hope he does release it.
Jon Solomon (host) 6:30:52 PM
Someone trying to sequence the unreleased Wrens together from these two separate LPs is so very Internet and I look forward to the attempts.
Jon Solomon (host) 6:31:24 PM
Hey, KB!
Jon Solomon (host) 6:39:14 PM
I think it is time to ask everyone what they're having for dinner but I have to admit I might EAT AFTER THE SHOW.
James Totally 6:44:12 PM
kielbasa on rye. steamed veggie medley on the side
jimbeaux 6:45:44 PM
Orchiette, broc raab, walnut/ricotta puree.
Jon Solomon (host) 6:46:07 PM
Very nice. I have a feeling my endgame is "peanut butter and marmalade sandwich" but I also need to prep two days of lunches for the kid...
jimbeaux 6:48:11 PM
PB & marmalade IS the kid lunch!
James Totally 6:48:48 PM
did you see that pic going around of the kid that told her dad that she wanted to be a transformer for halloween?
Jon Solomon (host) 6:49:12 PM
She doesn't like peanut butter! For shame!
jimbeaux 6:49:18 PM
I actually eat that a lot....and PB & pickle sammies.
James Totally 6:49:56 PM
https://i.imgur.com/DPonqdg.jpg
Rob from Maryland 6:50:02 PM
Boef Bourguinon (sp.) and a salad with a delicious avocado and cherry tomatos
Kristin Belz 6:50:04 PM
my late lunch discovery was dipping roasted sweet potatoes and yam chunks in greek yogurt/seedy mustard/parsley mixture. and same on the skillet toasted chick peas and green pepper mix.
Jon Solomon (host) 6:50:08 PM
PB & pickle with some sriracha and sesame seeds is good!
Jon Solomon (host) 6:50:35 PM
Transform and roll out. Seriously kid, get on your side and roll.
Rob from Maryland 6:50:40 PM
@Kristin, that sounds delicious
Kristin Belz 6:51:31 PM
and your maryland bourguigon (sp!?) sounds tres elegante @Rob!
Jon Solomon (host) 6:51:51 PM
Yeah, I might need to think bigger for dinner.
Jon Solomon (host) 6:54:22 PM
Because of you all.
jimbeaux 7:04:12 PM
Will have to upgrade my PB&🥒
Jon Solomon (host) 7:06:28 PM
There was a NYT "no recipe recipe" about the Splcy Peanut Butter Sandwich I must now try and find...
Jon Solomon (host) 7:06:46 PM
https://cooking.nytimes.com/recipes/1020024-peanut-butter-sandwich-with-sriracha-and-pickles
Jon Solomon (host) 7:07:06 PM
Lots of ideas here.
Kristin Belz 7:07:53 PM
ooh nice to hear this old nugget - so glad it's being rediscovered on the new comp!
Ambrose Hughes 7:08:12 PM
Man I wish this band were still around!💥
Chris Mohr 7:08:16 PM
@Krstin Yeah!
Rob from Maryland 7:08:45 PM
I've capped off dinner with peanut butter straciatella (sp) gelato. 🍨 🥄 😋 😋
Rob from Maryland 7:09:28 PM
Strum and Thrum is my favorite cd purchase this year
Rob from Maryland 7:10:27 PM
and I purchased it because like 5 PRRB djs in a row (that I listen to) played it during the summer
Chris Mohr 7:12:20 PM
Late to the chat, but was listening in the car in Philly until a little while ago and the signal sounded like 14,000 Watts of Stereo 103.3 power goodness
James Totally 7:12:36 PM
right on
Jon Solomon (host) 7:15:51 PM
Thank you, James! Away we go!
Jon Solomon (host) 7:19:08 PM
Rob, that's great. The system works.
Jon Solomon (host) 7:19:37 PM
Oh, thanks for the signal update Chris. Missed that while on-mic.
Ambrose Hughes 7:27:05 PM
@Jon, diggin' this band, are they still together?
Jon Solomon (host) 7:30:56 PM
Pink Skull was mostly this guy Julian and I know they put out a new single this year but I don't expect a full band Pink Skull again anytime soon.
Jon Solomon (host) 7:31:38 PM
Swedish 45 was their most recent outing - https://hoganordrekords.bandcamp.com/album/hnr040-taki-chrome-strummer-maxxx
Ambrose Hughes 7:35:59 PM
@Jon, thanks for the info, did, (He) relocate to Sweden?
Jon Solomon (host) 7:37:29 PM
Excellent question. I think the answer is actually Germany?
Jon Solomon (host) 7:38:47 PM
Berlin seemingly.
Ambrose Hughes 7:40:21 PM
Oh, interesting.
Ambrose Hughes 7:41:35 PM
@Jon, have you heard of Warm Duscher?
Jon Solomon (host) 7:44:32 PM
I don't believe I have. What is that?
Ambrose Hughes 7:48:35 PM
That sir is a band that I do believe you'd like, if I may say so!
Jon Solomon (host) 7:50:35 PM
Oh nice. If you remember, send me a Bandcamp link when I'm not on the radio please and I will check 'em out.
Ambrose Hughes 7:51:58 PM
No prob!
Christine 🦊 7:55:56 PM
Great show tonight, Jon! 🙏 Sorry I couldn't hang out in the chat.
Rob from Maryland 7:55:59 PM
Thanks for this great show, Jon, and especially for the marching band video!
James Totally 7:56:32 PM
Thank you Jon! Have a good evening everyone
jimbeaux 7:57:45 PM
Marching Band THIS: https://www.instagram.com/reel/CUu-EHRg9hK/?utm_medium=share_sheet
Jon Solomon (host) 7:57:50 PM
You are all so totally welcome. Apologies if I missed anyone.
jimbeaux 7:57:56 PM
Thanks Jon!
Jon Solomon (host) 7:58:15 PM
Oh no. The robots are here earlier than I calculated.
Chris Mohr 7:58:20 PM
Game Theory!
Jon Solomon (host) 7:58:50 PM
Chris, did you ever hear the piece I read at a Scott Miller tribute several years back? If not, I will share with you!
Ambrose Hughes 7:58:59 PM
Thanks Jon, excellent show tonight!
Jon Solomon (host) 7:59:21 PM
The show is only as good as the listeners in the chat, scout's honor.