Rhubarb Cake, 2/17/00, 9 AM-noon on WFMU
hosted by Douglas
Almost this week's entire show is available in our archive, for your RealAudio listening pleasure! we were kings background: Toshiya Tsunoda: Extract from Field Recording #2 reading: Wole Soyinka reading his own "Muhammad Ali at the Ringside, 1985" The 3Ds: Sing-song turning around to execute the twiddly bits Sloan: G Turns To D for the sheer joy of the chord changes Longstocking: Radio Agony for the sheer pain of not getting what you want to hear The Wandering Stars: Nobody's Humming Your Songs, Papa for the sheer pain, period Emperor Penguin: E.D.G.A.R. like weaving biscuits out of shredded wheat; how do they do it? DeFord Bailey: Fox Chase classic Grand Ole Opry harmonica solo Area Code 615: Stone Fox Chase ...modified into post-disco bump... Royal House: The Chase ...and edited on a freestyle chopping table Jailhouse With Strings: These Foolish Strings knotted together from what's on the sawing room floor Doc & Merle Watson: Let The Cocaine Be I said "freestyle," not... oh, never mind The Waterdaughters: John Ball as in the Watersons, just not the boys Joya Landis: Moonlight Lover crooning into a Jamaican microphone for a near-karaoke lark Mount Florida: Lost In Satie the familiar strains of "Gnossiennes #1" World/Inferno Friendship Society: Our Candidate the familiar strains of the Satanic ballot box Marc Riley and the Creepers: Going Rate a song about not being offered what you deserve Lester Young: Riffin' Without Helen composer credit to "improvisation" Orchester 33 1/3: Maschine Brennt composer credit should've just been a serial number Costes & Noel Akchoté: La Mort Éternelle it's like old times to hear this insane Frenchman shrieking Porter Ricks: Nautical Dub the same deep water as you Hopewell: Anthema heavy gospel floats as if by accident onto a wave of garage drone Hrvatski: On shreds in both the manual and clattery-mechanical senses Kletka Red: Pardon, Grand Merci art-punk rembetika, featuring Andy of the Ex Bad Livers: Fist Magnet I used to be bluegrass, now I have a drum machine Otis Williams & the Midnight Cowboys: How I Got To Memphis been spending a lot of metaphorical time in Memphis myself lately Yoshié: Mar Lagoa excellent Japanese horn-and-voice-and-no-percussion samba Steve Reid & the Master Brotherhood: Lions of Judah honk, master brothers, honk Shizuka: Planning For Loneliness howling very slowly, as if burning a dress Arnold Dreyblatt and the Orchestra of Excited Strings: Side Band sympathy for the other burning ringing strings ringing ringing Mouse On Mars: Yippie covering their tracks with a slurry of digital leaves The Who: The Seeker the more casual they were in 1970, the hotter they sounded Barbara Manning and the Go-Luckys: Old Woman yes, and what are our plans for the future? Mary Hopkin: Goodbye nicely asymmetrical tune that Paul McCartney wrote for her Rabbits Wedding: Rideout from the Cannanes' 2nd single: "Rabbits Wedding--they don't care!" The Fisticuffs Bluff: What Is Thy Bidding, Master? go thou and emo all over everyone, shrilly Adam Green: Bartholomew 18-year-old NYer with a goofily modified soul-ballad thingie The Apples In Stereo: Everybody Let Up they started where he did, home-recording-wise Workshop: I Wish I Had You German; flicks like a finger on a hot pan rim Electric Birds: Finger & Stroke ...and flickers like an electrical strobe Atau: Arteries of Tokyo the sound of the actual tunnel whoosh Killdozer: When The Levee Breaks taken at 2/3 speed and dedicated to Paula Puhak
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