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June 4, 2011 Options
OBITS Live an the Cherry Blossom Clinic!
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Options The Cherry Blossom Clinic with hostess Terre T

Saturdays 3 - 6pm (EDT) | On WFMU | 91.1, 90.1, 91.9 FM & wfmu.org
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Note: The music bed between sets is the william orbit remix of pierre henry's "psyche rock" taken from the 1997 album metamorphose -- messe pour le temps present featuring the music of pierre henry and michel colombier (FFRR/polygram 4562942).

The last column may have tons or NO info depending on how reliable my notes are. (I write up the set list as I play it)
Artist Title Album, Label, Format, Year, Notes (NR = New Release) Approx. start time
THE MOVE  Cherry Blossom Clinic Revisited   Options Shazam!. 0:00:00 )  
HOT SNAKES  Bye Nancy Boy   Options Suicide Invoice. Swami. CD. (2002) 0:07:27 )  
HOT SNAKES  Automatic Midnight   Options Peel Sessions. Swami. CD. (2005) 0:10:00 )  
DRIVE LIKE JEHU  Golden Brown   Options Yank Crime. Interscope. CD. (1994) 0:11:32 )  
DRIVE LIKE JEHU  Caress   Options Drive Like Jehu. Cargo. CD. (1992) 0:14:31 )  
HOT SNAKES  Hands On   Options Automatic Midnight. Sympathy for the Record Industry. CD. (2000) 0:18:26 )  
SWOB  Four-Alligator   Options Four-Alligator + 3. Pop Bus. 7". (1994) 0:21:13 )  
LES BREASTFEEDERS  Manteau de froid   Options Dans la Guele des Jours. Blow the Fuse. CD. -NR 0:23:00 )  
THEE OH SEES  Stinking Cloud   Options Castlemania. In the Red. CD. -NR 0:25:15 )  
SERGE GAINSBOURG  Requiem Pour un Con   Options Monsieur Gainsbourg: The Originals. Mercury. CD. Late 60s recording 0:28:11 )  
LO-FI JERKHEADS  In Your Stereo   Options Let's Drink Some Wine EP. Black Gladiator. 7". -NR 0:31:11 )  
THE SWEET THINGS  Boots   Options Deliver EP. White Heap Productions. 7". (1992) 0:33:32 )  
MONOTONIX  Before I Pass Away   Options Not Yet. Drag City. CD. -NR 0:36:23 )  
REATARDS  Out of My Head   Options Teenage Hate. Goner. CD. Reissue of 1998 album plus bonus tracks -NR 0:39:18 )  
WIRE  12XU   Options The Roxy London WC2 (V/A). Harvest. LP. (1977) 0:40:47 )  
AGAIN AGAIN  Wrong Again   Options Messthetics #108: South Coast D.I.Y. and (Very) Indie Postpunk '77-81 (V/A). Hyped 2 Death. CD. -NR 0:42:47 )  
BASS DRUM OF DEATH  Get Found   Options GB City. Fat Possum. CD. -NR 0:44:35 )  
TIMES NEW VIKING  It's a Culture   Options Dancer Equired. Merge. CD. -NR 0:47:15 )  
JOHN WESLEY COLEMAN III  Fields Of Love   Options Bad Lady Goes to Jail. Goner. CD. (2010) Playing tonight at Bruar Falls in Brooklyn with Spider Bags and D. Charles Speer and the Helix 0:49:41 )  
SPIDER BAGS  Walking Walking Nowhere Nowhere   Options A Dog in the Snow 7". Bull City. 7". (2010) 0:53:00 )  
KENNY AND THE KASUALS  Journey To Tyme   Options Nuggets: Original Artyfacts from the first Psychedelic Era, 1965-1968 (v/a). Rhino. Boxed set. (1998) 0:55:28 )  
THE CYNICS  I Need More   Options Spinning Wheel Motel. Get Hip. CD. -NR 0:58:44 )  
 
CRYSTAL STILTS  Sycamore Tree   Options In Love with Oblivion. Slumberland. CD. -NR 1:25:41 )  
GRIP WEEDS  You're Not Walking Away   Options Stranger Time Machine. Rainbow Quartz. CD box set. (2010) 1:30:56 )  
PSYCHEDELIC HORSESHIT  Revolution Wavers   Options Laced. Fat Possum. CD. -NR 1:34:58 )  
PURLING HISS  Walking Down the Street   Options split w/ Puffy Areolas. Permanent. 12". -NR 1:40:41 )  
AKA  Shake Me   Options Those Shocking Shaking Days: Indonesia Hard, Psychedelic, Progressive Rock and Funk 1970-1978 (V/A). Now Again. CD. -NR 1:49:23 )  
 
OBITS Live on The Cherry Blossom Clinic on WFMU!

Band line up:
Rick Froberg - guitar, vocals
Sohrab Habibon - guitar, vocals
Greg Simpson - bass
Alexis Fleisig - drums

Session Engineer: Diane Farris

Band Website: obitsurl.com
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OBITS' latest album Moody, Standard and Poor is available from Sub Pop.

Also available:
"I Can't Lose" b/w "Military Madness" 7" (digital download available via Comedy Minus One)
I Blame You CD/LP (Sub Pop)
"One Cross Apiece" b/w "Put It in Writing" 7" (digital download available via Comedy Minus One)

See OBITS live!
July 14th - Washington, DC @ The Black Cat Backstage
July 15th - Philadelphia, PA @ Johnny Brenda's
August 18 - Vancouver, BC @ Biltmore Cabaret
August 19 - Seattle, WA @ The Crocodile
August 20 - Portland, OR @ Doug Fir
August 22 - San Francisco, CA @ Bottom of the Hill
August 23 - Visalia, CA @ The Celler Door
August 24 - Los Angeles, CA @ The Satellite
August 25 - San Diego, CA @ The Casbah

 
OBITS  One Cross Apiece   Options Live on the Cherry Blossom Clinic. 1:57:40 )  
OBITS  New August   Options Live on the Cherry Blossom Clinic. 2:00:37 )  
OBITS  Killer   Options Live on the Cherry Blossom Clinic. 2:05:13 )  
OBITS  Beggin' Dogs   Options Live on the Cherry Blossom Clinic. 2:08:48 )  
OBITS  Shift Operator   Options Live on the Cherry Blossom Clinic. 2:11:00 )  
OBITS  Let Me Dream If I Want To   Options Live on the Cherry Blossom Clinic. Mink DeVille cover 2:14:30 )  
OBITS  Pine On   Options Live on the Cherry Blossom Clinic. 2:17:52 )  
OBITS  Fake Kinkade   Options Live on the Cherry Blossom Clinic. 2:22:40 )  
OBITS  City Is Dead   Options Live on the Cherry Blossom Clinic. The Kids cover 2:26:13 )  
OBITS  Chat w/ Terre   Options Live on the Cherry Blossom Clinic. 2:29:37 )  
 
MOTHER'S CHILDREN  Sue Doesn't Live Here Anymore   Options Are You Tough Enough? EP. Taken By Surprise. 12". 2:45:14 )  
CREATURES OF THE GOLDEN DAWN  The Golden Dawn Is Near   Options The Keys to the Kingdom. Collectables. CD. (1997) R.I.P. Mark Smith 2:46:50 )  
DIRTBOMBS  Pretty Princess Day   Options We Have You Surrounded. In the Red. CD. (2008) Playing tonight at the Bell House in Brooklyn! 2:49:13 )  
DIRTBOMBS  Good Life   Options Party Store. In the Red. CD. -NR 2:51:22 )  
THE PAPERHEAD  Back to Those Days   Options The Paperhead. Trouble in Mind. LP. -NR 2:56:29 )  
 

Listener comments!

  Sat. 6/4/11 3:05pm Adult Beverage:

Obits, O boy!
  Sat. 6/4/11 3:14pm Adam in Portland:

I'm an avid follower of Rick Froberg's musical and graphic creations. Can't wait to hear Obits rockin' it live on the inestimably vital Cherry Blossom Clinic with Terre T!
  Sat. 6/4/11 3:15pm Adam in Portland:

Graphic design, graphic language, graphic (anything.) hahaha...
  Sat. 6/4/11 3:17pm Carmichael:

Hi Terre. Here for duration today, and looking forward to the live set.
  Sat. 6/4/11 3:18pm Adam in Portland:

Hey, Carmichael, great to see you here for the blessed noise.
  Sat. 6/4/11 3:20pm Handsome Harry:

Great start to the show. Loving the Drive Like Jehu over here in Yonkers.
  Sat. 6/4/11 3:21pm Lucas:

HI everyone! great set Terre T!!!
  Sat. 6/4/11 3:22pm Adam in Portland:

Hey, Lucas!
  Sat. 6/4/11 3:24pm Lucas:

Hi Adam!
  Sat. 6/4/11 3:31pm Lucas:

Great song!!
  Sat. 6/4/11 3:32pm Johnny Blue Jeans:

Agreed.
  Sat. 6/4/11 3:36pm Fake Kinkade:

I'm rockin' hard! I'm ready for the Obits! I just whipped it out at Petco and got thrown out of the store!
  Sat. 6/4/11 3:38pm Petco:

We only do obedience training for *animal* animals.
  Sat. 6/4/11 3:46pm fred:

12XU is such a great song
  Sat. 6/4/11 3:53pm Fake Kinkade:

I love that Bass Drum of Death!

Petco, this Cherry show gets me really excited. It couldn't be helped!
  Sat. 6/4/11 3:54pm Petco:

Nice doggie! [pats Kinkade's head]
  Sat. 6/4/11 4:00pm fred:

Terre, I'm rarely around to hear your show live and comment, but yours was my gateway show to the station, so you changed my life.
  Sat. 6/4/11 4:04pm David Shortell:

I've heard the Nuggets box set before, yet only now do I realize that the Kenny and the Kasuals song steals the Kinks' "Come On Now" riff!
  Sat. 6/4/11 4:07pm Carmichael:

Same with me, Fred. It's a rare Saturday when I'm at my computer here at the Casa Shenandoah.
  Sat. 6/4/11 4:10pm eyenoise:

"Dancer Equired" is a mangling of "(Atten)dance Required". Look closely at the LP cover.
  Sat. 6/4/11 4:14pm fred:

Hey Carmichael, maybe you should start having bands around at that Casa of yours. I wouldn't cross an ocean to attend; but that could make for an easier commute back for you.
  Sat. 6/4/11 4:26pm Joltz:

@David Shortell...Yes, not only did Kenny and the Kasuals steal the "Come On Now" riff, so did the 13th Floor Elevators, on "Tried To Hide."
  Sat. 6/4/11 4:30pm Carmichael:

It's raining here, Fred, so no jamming. Normally by June, it's about 90, and the amps and kit are on the back porch. But the beer's flowing freely anyway.
  Sat. 6/4/11 4:30pm keith:

when is the times new viking live set going to air?
  Sat. 6/4/11 4:40pm Lucas:

Yeah Psychedelic Horseshit is great!!!
  Sat. 6/4/11 4:42pm fred:

IIt's raining around here too, but we dodged a bullet as the outdoors festival was last week.
  Sat. 6/4/11 4:46pm Terre T:

Hey everyone! Thanks for listening and all the really nice comments!

@Keith, The Vikings live set will be sometime in June.
  Sat. 6/4/11 4:52pm keith:

Thx Terre! Saw them this past Thursday in Chapel Hill and they were awesome!
  Sat. 6/4/11 4:54pm Carmichael:

OK, I loved that Grip Weeds track. Nice male/female harmonies.
  Sat. 6/4/11 4:54pm andreasheinz:

cool show
  Sat. 6/4/11 4:54pm Johnny Bluejeans:

Obits soon! This is gonna be awesome! #justifiedhyperbole
  Sat. 6/4/11 4:54pm Carmichael:

And Aka sounds a lot like King Khan.
  Sat. 6/4/11 4:55pm The Internets:

We have "Shake Me" as the track title! The Indonesian James Brown!
  Sat. 6/4/11 5:07pm Carmichael:

Mic volume waaaay up please!
  Sat. 6/4/11 5:08pm Carmichael:

Sounded better at the end of the talking. Excellent band!
  Sat. 6/4/11 5:12pm Mickey Bagoosh:

These Obits sound great. That's pretty cool considering they ain't got no hot broad in the band. I like this tune Beggin' Dawgs.
  Sat. 6/4/11 5:15pm Stevel:

Stellar show today. Thanks
  Sat. 6/4/11 5:19pm Cheri Pi:

so glad I didn't miss this!!
  Sat. 6/4/11 5:26pm Fake Kinkade:

Oh man! They're doin' it! I'm whippin' it out!
  Sat. 6/4/11 5:28pm Carmichael:

I'm planning on seeing you guys at the Bottom of the Hill!
  Sat. 6/4/11 5:33pm Jeremy:

Amazing set. That Kids cover was boss.
  Sat. 6/4/11 5:37pm andreasheinz:

Hothohothot Hot!
  Sat. 6/4/11 5:38pm Christina:

Terre, can you ask those guys if there will be any NYC dates soon!
  Sat. 6/4/11 5:42pm rando cowrissian:

Come on, name some names!
  Sat. 6/4/11 5:45pm andreasheinz:

This show equals BBC's John Peel of the 90s.
  Sat. 6/4/11 5:54pm Carmichael:

Terre, thanks for all the great music! See you next Saturday!
  Sat. 6/4/11 6:03pm Terre T:

Thanks for listening! I appreciate all your comments!
  Sun. 6/5/11 10:18pm miketp:

the goombah of soul is crankin the grip weeds youre not walking away over n out
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