Rhubarb Cake, 2/24/00, 9 AM-noon on WFMU
hosted by Douglas
take me to the dub (and lock me in) background: Southerning: Parts 1-4 reading: Derek Walcott: Crusoe's Island Mary Lou Lord: Bang Bang pretty convincing breathy rockabilly fun--a cover, but of course Metabass 'n' Breath: Mechanization speaking of breathy, who can beat-box like this? Yoshié: 7côlobe 8ôqui electronic analogues of breath form themselves into samba The Flaming Lips: Riding To Work In The Year 2025 (Your Invisible Now) 3-D stereo hallucination, remixed from Zaireeka Marianne Faithfull & Chris Spedding: Ballad of the Soldier's Wife one of the 20th century's sneakiest pieces of propaganda Sleater-Kinney: What If I Was Right? they just keep getting better and better Eddie Bo & Candy Phillips: Timber, pts. 1 & 2 all you need's that New Orleans shout Pete Townshend: Politician astonishing fake Motown--why did the Who never record this? King of Culture: Cut Shut divination: pick a random single from the bins, build a set Sweet William: Bright Dub a super combination of low-end blur and high-end chirp Teach Me Tiger: Bedroom Dub the same technique invades la-la indie-pop Ruts DC with Mad Professor: Whatever We Do this is what it left of reggae-friendly capitol punk Condition Red: The Safety Is Off all there is is a patter and a warning Sara Goes Pop: I'm An Actress eventually the patter deteriorates and the warning unmasks Equal Interest: The Beauty We Love extraordinary Melford/Jarman/Jenkins compo-jazz trio Happy Go Licky: Torso Butter Rites Of Spring wipe those tears away and bellow Doc & Richard Watson: Summertime one note shy of perfect pentatonic form Kimberley Rew: Rosemary Jean yes, he's spent a lot of time around Robyn H., why do you ask? Ornette Coleman: Peace Warriors ba-ba-ba-ba-DA ba-ba-ba-ba-DA Noël Akchoté: Peace Warriors barrr rarrr rap bap BAP! barrr rarrr rap bap BAP! Dog Faced Hermans: Peace Warriors bloodle oodle rrgl aroooooo Eddie Chatterbox Trio: Peace Warriors ba-ba-ba-ba-DA ba-ba-ba-ba-DA Spy Vs. Spy: Peace Warriors barrr rarrr rap bap BAP! barrr rarrr rap bap BAP! Cylob: Living In The 1980s oh, they wish--letter-perfect nuevo wavo pastiche hollAnd: Neoprene So Tight "now, this is just silly," says Brian, but it is new wave Everything But The Girl: Temperamental (Ananda Project Remix) taking the new disco forms back to their N.W. Jobim roots Sycophants: Fourth a little subliminal rattle, overlaid and leading into... Jandek: Oh Jenny ...same kind of rattle for under-a-rock blues, into... Malaria/Chicks On Speed/Barbara Morgenstern: Kaltes Klares Wasser ask anybody at Other Music which side of the sleeve they like better Remko Scha: Slam ...a machine, a guitar, no people... Mathias Schaffhäuser: Desire ...a machine of a different kind, a person, no guitars Matmos: The Lights Burn Blue what you think is ambience is just the setup Zeljko Kurleta: Running Fast what you think is a doodle is a masked hook Autopoesies: Gez Varley remix what you think is the grid is the sketch itself Jeannie Robertson/Elizabeth Cronin/etc.: Lord Randal what you think is the singer is just an example The Cherry Orchard: Everybody Knows the heart of indie-pop displaced to the production Dennis Coffey: Ride Sally Ride hosts of American astronauts Junior Varsity: Bam B-B-Bam Bam Bam rock 'n' roll is fine, you know, it's just not dippy enough The Dils: I Hate The Rich "the American Clash" except it was too bourgeois to make an album Lorelei: Mostly I Sleep a casual remark that spills into a full-on oration Smudge: I Just Get Caught Out don't want to be Grant McLennan, just want to be like him Fela Anikulapo-Kuti & Africa 70: J.J.D. (Johnny Just Drop) live at the Kalakuta Republic, a protest against something mysterious
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