Rhubarb Cake, 12/2/99, 9 AM-noon on WFMU
hosted by Douglas
the latte wars background music: If, Bwana: Clara Nostra reading: Piet Hein: "Majority Rule" McCarthy: I'm On The Side Of Mankind As Much As The Next Man dedicated to the WTO The Ex + Tom Cora: Everything & Me see above; they rocked stiffly Friday night Fugazi: Merchandise see above x 2; this was the second song they played ABC: How To Be A Zillionaire! see above Quentin Crisp: Stop The Music For A Minute he wouldn't have wanted a moment of silence, just cutting out the racket Martin Carthy and Dave Swarbrick: The Begging Song dedicated to the WTO; Carthy was amazing at the Bottom Line Wednesday Silver Jews: Welcome To The House Of The Bats it probably seemed amusing when they taped it, and it still is Lamb: Ear Parcel point A to point ginger-basted microscope, beat-wise Muslimgauze: Uzi Mahmood 7 breakbeats on tuned hand percussion DJ Kazimir: Dear Prudence if only I'd known about this last week--this song always wanted breaks reading: David Plotz: "Hsing-Hsing: Blah-Blah" Paul Bowles: The Circular Valley was the woman ever that real to him? Sister George: Janey's Bloc backhanding the eulogy, a very bitter song about Jane Bowles' career Weird Paul: Acting Like Mel Tormé the strangest things get stuck in my head for days Parker Paul: 18 Feet quasi-Oedipal chaos, vegetarian guilt, Randy Newman-esque Latin piano Tim Buckley: Buzzin' Fly (Take 9) but some things just make the guilt float away Rakim: It's A Must featuring an absolutely extraordinary bit of showoffery from Rahzel !!!: Instinct incredible new jam from "the male ESG"--Ken guessed this was from '81 ESG: Moody "the female ESG," just for reference; hooray for reference Zounds: Can't Cheat Karma keeping the beat going; dedicated to the WTO Splinks: Calera Galeras Jaap Blonk and friends pretend they're not really playing a song The Receptionists: The Chills that sweet sawing violin! those adorable flirting words! John Corbett and Heavy Friends: Speed Bump starting out in the same gooey floorboards, revving up to art DJ Sasha Crnobrnja: Ill-Fitting Tunic digital approximation of handicrafts Jim O'Rourke: The Workplace dense Frogsy-evil approximation of light jazzy pop Rob Crow recorded live in session (engineer: Gil Shuster): Jackie Chan Is No Longer A Punk Rocker Song For Wesley School DiLaurentiis as-yet-untitled song as-yet-unfinished song Compressor/Expander Sasquatch's Lament Linda Smith: Gorgeous Weather the confusion of days cooling down Aki Tsuyoko: Umi No Hanashi (Micro Version) Nobukazu Takemura's vocalist with her own crystal liquid synths Robert Wyatt: N.I.O. (New Information Order) dedicated to the WTO; the same electro tone stream... Inlantic: Carlotta ...keeps flowing over rapids of percussion The Meters: Thinking here, the bumps and stone surfaces are all there are Bob Cobbing: Alphabet Of Fishes agéd London poet whose voice does half the work Sonny Murray: The Lie reminds me of Cobbing's group Birdyak, in a strange way Masada: Nevuah Greg Cohen: "I felt like a squirrel dragged behind a Mack truck"
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