Rhubarb Cake, 11/16/00, 9 AM-noon on WFMU

hosted by Douglas

otherwise engaged

this show is archived here--listen!

background: Moka [woman]: Cyclic

President Reagan denies weapons sales to Iran
   great lies-on-tape of the 20th Century
Michael Kasberg: Now Reagan's In Charge
   ambivalent yet earnest song-poem setting
The May Day Singers: In The 80's (Whatchu Gonna Do)
   disco cries for armed revolution in the streets went unheeded
Split Enz: History Never Repeats
   oh, let's hope that's the case

The Gentle Waves: Falling From Grace
   Isobel of Belle & Sebastian getting all gentle...
Margo Guryan: Sun
   ...and a marvelous '60s songwriter anticipating her by 32 years
Lilys: The Any Several Sundays
   as in the Apples viewed through a messed-up kaleidoscope
R.D. Burman: Dum Maro Dum
   very similar bass sound, I think

Johnnie Taylor: Sixteen Tons
   source of the sample from Roxanne Shante's "Brothers Ain't Shit"
!!!: The Feelgood Hit Of The Fall
   best jitterfunk band anywhere (um, where are they...?)
Paul "Earthquake" Pena: Kargyraa Moan
   the song that won this American the Tuvan throat-singing contest
Deltron 3030: Positive Contact
   see, it's supposed to be like a movie and stuff

Melt-Banana: Lost In Mirror
   my vote for most interestingly produced album this year
Betty Wright: Baby Sitter
   part of her series about losing one's man to domestic help, no kidding
Rory McLeod: Love Like A Rock (In A Stormy Sea)
   fabulous little near-acappella piece

BOREDOMS: R-E-B-O-R-E 369 Vol. 1: Dysfunctional Monster Jam
   U.N.K.L.E. remix the 'Doms for 46 incredible minutes

Moldy Peaches: Lazy Confessions
   somewhere between Run-D.M.C. and the Captain and Tennille
Mecca Normal: Rose
   always a tonic in small amounts
The Delgados: No Danger (Kids' Choir)
   watch for them on a forthcoming Rhubarb Cake live set!

BRATMOBILE live in session at WFMU, 10/16/00 (engineered by Jesse Cannon)
   Not In Dog Years
   Gimme Brains
   It's Common (But We Don't Talk About It)
   Eating Toothpaste
   Cheap Trick Record
   Well You Wanna Know What?
   Flavor Of The Month Club
   '90s Nomad
   Come Hither
   Cool Schmool
note: the "pottymouth" version of this session will appear on a forthcoming
installment of the Dirty Duck

Lena Horne: It's All Right With Me
   yeah, we bet it is
Circle: Stimulance
   set up a pattern, then just keep it going
Carolyn Hume/Paul May: Pet Moth
   see above, in a very different way
The Polly Shang Kuan Band
   no song title; see above, in a very different way still
Marion Williams: Hare Krishna
   of the songs I would've expected to hear her sing, this is not one of them

The Bevis Frond: Old School Rock
   right on, hippie dreamer
Die Trip Computer Die: We Are Your Friends
   yeah, we bet they are, except they sort of are

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