Rhubarb Cake, 7/13/00, 9 AM-noon on WFMU

hosted by Douglas

dream drone drain

this show is archived here--listen!

background: The Dream Syndicate: Inside The Dream Syndicate Vol. 1

Mice Parade: Mystery Brethren Vironment
   note the initials of the song to explain the guitar at the end
Jimi Tenor: Paint The Stars
   what happens when a techno-whiz gets a whole orchestra to play with
Volapük: Vieux Futur
   same principle but vice-versa, sort of
Masada: Ruach
   is there a finer repertory group?

Little Richard: Royal Crown Hair Dressing Ad
   doesn't even know the words and he's screaming like it's a hit
Spare Snare: Skateboard Punk Rocker
   least convincing apology of the '90s
Smith & Mighty: Accept All Contrasts
   if you're really clever you can find beats anywhere, even from U2
Hanin Elias: One Two
   no, not 1-2, U2
Tears For Fears: Pharoahs
   the lone and level sands stretch far away

reading: Richard Brautigan: Elmira

The Japonize Elephants: Daniel
   everyone's got time to lift up their voice and sing
Dwarves: Drug Store
   everyone makes time to chug Romilar
Noonday Underground: Inside
   everyone one time played some Motown records backwards
Eggs: Sexual Tension
   best record that ever came out on Jade Tree, far as I'm concerned
Monotract: Clothing Removal Party
   continuing the overheated hormonal theme
Ian Dury and the Blockheads: Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll
   is there actual acerbicity going on here?

   Hugeness (first single)
   Fixing A Light (Dixie Flatline comp)
   Anchored (Brown Cyclopedia)

   Ashram/What Remains Of Filament (Burning/Filament/Rockets)
   Dismal Falls (Max Meadows)
   New Delhi Blues (Técheöd)

   Mosquito/Twin Sisters/Techeod (For Michael Hannas)

Geeta Dutt: Mera Naam Chin Chin Chu
   song-and-dance numbers should always come out of nowhere

Warn Defever and his group (in session 10/25/99, engineer: Irene Trudel)
   If You Had A Year To Live
   Were We To Dance
   This World Is Not My Home
   Heart Struck Sorrow
   Train Blues
   Bee Stings

Lolita Storm: He's So Bad I Luv Him
   sort of a love song to Sid Vicious... post-Nancy. Yikes
The Maulies: Rude Limey
   eventually one has the veil pulled from in front of one's eyes
Strawberry Story: Close My Eyes
   or the veil becomes much too heavy
The Muffs: I Wish That I Could Be You
   or you want to rip it to shreds

Robert Wyatt: Sea Song
   my personal goal is to someday play this song on guitar
The Go-Betweens: When She Sang About Angels
   best song about Patti Smith since Half Japanese 20 years ago
The I Live The Life Of A Movie Star Secret Hideout: Radio Argot
   do you ever feel like I'm simply waving my hands in, or on, the air?

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