Rhubarb Cake, 6/1/00, 9 AM-noon on WFMU hosted by Douglas everything within range background: Alan Licht/Michael Snow at the No Music Festival Susan Christie: I Love Onions "if they were rare, they would be esteemed a great delicacy" Magnetic Fields: No One Will Ever Love You Fleetwood Mac as a genre Momus interviews Stephin Merritt from his new "spurious folk" or whatever it is CD-R The Carter Family: Black Jack David some people like them only for the gossip about them Young Marble Giants: N.I.T.A. (demo) from that new and lovely Salad Days CD Pole: Rondell Zwei B-side of new 12", but really, who can tell...? Kevin Ayers: Everybody's Sometime and Some People's All The Time Blues the 26th anniversary of its recording, by request Echo and the Bunnymen: The Back of Love early single with those loud loud drums Look Blue Go Purple: Winged Rumour The Meta-Matics: Absence Of Rhythm not the Metamatics, who are a techno thing Saint Etienne: How We Used To Live within big empty-ish structures, apparently Baby Tooth: Jet Lag love how those flourishes abruptly fall away Delta 5: Shadow their farewell single--an attempt to go mersh Band of Outsiders: Tote Bag Ladies I'll never make fun of the new wave again, honest The Beakers: Red Towel clearly did some dancing at Hurrah! The Monstars: Funny Saga Afrodisco via Eurodisco Hank Ballard: Let's Go Skinny Dipping from his early-'70s pro-public-nudity period David S. Ware: Glorified Calypso what a quartet powerhouse! Tom Ze/Sasha Frere-Jones/Liz Mitchell: Gene To Gene sounds like really lucky simultaneity Railroad Jerk: Rollercoaster "It takes a worried man to sing a worried song, and I'M NOT ONE OF THEM!" Susie Ibarra: Fractal The Meters: Chug Chug Chug-A-Lug (Push And Shove) Smudge: The Outdoor Type later covered by the Lemonheads, fabulous bit of self-deprecation Kim Fowley: I'm Bad "speak for yourself, Ferdinand"--R. Xgau, on a different record The Mendoza Line: You Singled Me Out the indie-pop "Silver Spring," and I mean that in the best way Ozomatli: Cut Chemist Suite why rock when you can scratch? V/VM: Rock Me Amadeus why rock when you can scratch someone's eyes out? Television Personalities: How I Learned To Love The Bomb the moment at which he discovered actual dread The Bangs (recorded in session 5/22/00; engineer Jesse Cannon) Chocolate Cobwebs Sweet Revenge Burnout Schick Shadel ??? Fast Easy Love Southern Girls Maggie The Cat The Sea Urchins: Pristine Christine have never been able to figure out exactly what tone he's taking Fela Kuti: Who're You Supersilent: C-2.1 Pylon: Volume Yeah Yeah Noh: Cottage Industry kiss-off as debut Rob Wasserman: Punk Sizzle he doesn't mean either but he works that low end just fine anyway Bessie Griffin: Too Close To Heaven touchingly, fades out after she's been simmering for a while Mad Planets: Paperchase music makes me think of you, dear listeners questions? mail me!
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