Rhubarb Cake, 3/15/01, 9 AM-noon on WFMU

hosted by Douglas

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background: Frank Bretschneider: Curve

Exuma: Exuma, The Obeah Man Returns
   you can tell by the incredibly careful acoustic guitar miking

Mice Parade: Ramda's Focus
   I want you to live one hundred years
Theselah: Bad-Ass Hifi
   matching timbre is half the fun
Crossover: Lady Dragon Slayer
   made from laser beams and tin hubcaps
Mark Stewart: Simulacra
   somebody got their head kicked in last week
Nobukazu Takemura: White Sheep & Small Light
   the pastoral perfect

Soft Boys: Goodbye Maurice Or Steve
   this amusement never ends
Solex: You're So Square
   hips entirely unlike Elvis's, in a good way
Antibalas: El Machete
   Afrobeat with tools you can trust
Prefuse 73: Nuno
Edan feat. Mr. Lif: Rapperfection
   clean in a wiped-down sense

Toolshed: Pazuzu
   the big band biotech beat
Arbee Stidham: Take Your Hand Off My Knee
   inverting the dominant paradigm, or something
Speedometer: Two Beat Bost
   loop me and then do backflips, it murmurs

WAYBACK MACHINE ON A ROBOT HOLIDAY: Songs that came out 20 years ago this week
   XTC: Respectable Street
   Theatre of Hate: Original Sin
   Robyn Hitchcock: The Man Who Invented Himself
   Slow Children: Talk About Horses
   Bow Wow Wow: W.O.R.K. (N.O. Nah No No My Daddy Don't)

   Plasticland: Office Skills
   The Cravats: You're Driving Me
   Great Buildings; Hold On To Something
   Juluka: Bull-Man-Free
   Bad Manners: Just A Feeling

   Gang of Four: Cheeseburger
   Blue Orchids: The House That Faded Out
   Bill Nelson: Banal
   Young Marble Giants: Posed By Models
   Bauhaus: Kick In The Eye

   Orange Juice: Poor Old Soul, pts. 1 & 2
   TV Personalities: Geoffrey Ingram
   Spandau Ballet: Musclebound
   Chrome: Danger Zone
   Ten Pole Tudor: Swords of a Thousand Men

   Soft Cell: Memorabilia
   Stiff Little Fingers: Just Fade Away
   Stranglers: Just Like Nothing On Earth
   The Church: Unguarded Moment
   Comsat Angels: Eye of the Lens

   Eyeless in Gaza: John of Patmos
   Spizzles: Robot Holiday

The La-De-Das: How Is The Air Up There?
   not the original but the meanest version, Nanker Phelge in a cutting mood
Muslimgauze: Youssif Gujarati
   the accidental tourist, the rocks in dental purity
Stetsasonic (remixed by Norman Cook): A.F.R.I.C.A.
   fastest two-line hip-hop about-face ever (the first two lines of the verse)

DAT Politics: Hardwai
   or we can do it the press-a-button way

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