Rhubarb Cake, 1/27/00, 9 AM-noon on WFMU
hosted by Douglas
I got r-r-rhythm background: This Is Nemocore: This Is Nemocore Antibales: Uprising, pt. 1 perfectly convincing Afro-funk from Jersey reading: from Adam Gopnik Destroyer: Thief Canada's own John Darnielle goes electric! The Coasters: Along Came Jones preternaturally catchy Walter Mitty fantasy about television Jon Spencer Blues Explosion: 2 Kindsa Love (Duck Rock 103.9 Remix) the breakbeat of this base track is the blurry bit Sleezy D: I've Lost Control you just turn the thing on, dribble acid on it and it plays the song The User: Symphony #1 for Dot Matrix Printers (excerpt) exactly, I mean, exactly what it says it is Jah Wobble: Waxing Moon makes up for The User's trebliness in a big way Turner Brothers: Running In The Rain everybody wanted to be Sly Stone--they thought Sapera: Theka Talin snake charmers from North India! Diana Rogerson/Nurse With Wound: Dead Roads everybody wants to be Sly Stone--they think Ambrosia: Nice, Nice, Very Nice whoops, what I actually meant to play was Lifter Puller: Nice, Nice the new Nathan Detroits! kinda I Am Spoonbender: Where Do Words Go? ultra-snazzy re-think of Berlin's "The Metro" Mr. Oizo: Flat Beat ultra-furry European dance hit, soon to invade these shores Tom Rapp: Shoebox Symphony (edit) unreconstructed hippie humanist meets his long-lost pal Bevis Pearls Before Swine: Space newly discovered 32-year-old tape, direct and affecting Kath Bloom/Loren Mazzacane Connors: My Stupid Little Heart even more so--like a photograph so painful it's been hidden Androids Of Mu: Atomic X probably liked the Raincoats but thought they weren't abrasive enough Crabstick: The Powerful "my friends say I'm slovenly, I am invisible"--greatest lyric ever Bertrand Burgalat: Glucide sequin-glittery instrumental tucked away on an April March 10" Owada: Start Middle End just what it says, in 30 seconds Jerry Lewis & Lee Perry: Burning Wire no, not that Jerry Lewis, just a soundalike; yes, that Lee Perry Robert Pollard & Doug Gillard: Do Something Real if only GBV's latest one were this awesome London Underground: Learn A Language the first On--USound single, from the Slits' orbit (kinda) The Proletariat: Events/Repeat Boston's own high-speed Gang of 4, by (wise) request Carla Thomas: Yes, I'm Ready best song ever written about l-u-v by a 17-year-old The Muffs: Pacer years later, I have no idea what this song is about Alvin Lucier: I Am Sitting In A Room most listener-responded-to track I've ever played Marumari: Ten 7x-a taking that blur and whacking it into shape Anthony Moore: Today's Psaltery taking that shape and stringing it out again PanAmerican: Code I can see why Björk thinks he's a genius
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