Options Strength Through Failure with Fabio: Playlist from December 15, 2011 Options

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The Failure of Noise
The Failure of Sound
The Failure of Rock
The Failure of the Avant Garde
The Failure of the Space Age
The Failure of Jazz
The Failure of Psychedelia
The Failure of Krautrock
The Failure of Electronic
The Failure of Pop
The Failure of Free-form
The Failure of the 20th Century

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Options December 15, 2011: Royal Failure

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Artist Track Album Approx. start time
James Last  Mr. Giant Man   Options Voodoo Party  0:00:00 ()
Zbigniew Karkowski  ElectroStatics   Options ElectroStatics   
CM von Hausswolff  A small Unnoticed Room   Options A Lecture on Disturbances in architecture  0:19:49 ()
CM von Hausswolff  Frequency Protection   Options A Lecture on Disturbances in architecture  0:22:48 ()
CM von Hausswolff  Graf Spee   Options Graf Spee  0:21:07 ()
 
Sons of God  UGN   Options UGN MAT   
Leif Elggren  Sudarium of Santa Veronica   Options Sudarium of Santa Veronica   
 
raymond Cass  Unknown Origin   Options Ghost Orchid: An Introduction to EVP   
raymond Cass  Raudive 2   Options Ghost Orchid: An Introduction to EVP   
Leif Elggren, Michael Esposito, Emanuel Swedenborg  The Summerhouse Stockholm (excerpt)   Options The Summerhouse Stockholm   
 
Russian musicians (Unknown)  National Anthem of Elgaland Vargaland   Options    
 
Leif Elggren  All Animals are Saints   Options All Animals are Saints   
Sten HAnson  Oips   Options Text Sound Compositions   
 
CM von Hausswolff  Recording at the Pyramids, Egypt   Options    
 
Leif Elggren  Is there a smell on the Other Side? (excerpt)   Options Is there a smell on the Other Side?   
Åke Hodell  Voyage to Labrador   Options Text-Sound Festivals - 10 Years   
 

Listener comments!

  Thu. 12/15/11 3:12pm Dead Corporate Eyes:

CRACKLE BUZZ
  Thu. 12/15/11 3:12pm Dead Corporate Eyes:

sorry, I was eating a candy bar and drinking a cola
  Thu. 12/15/11 3:13pm trolly mctrollerson:

where can I find the lyrics to this?
  Thu. 12/15/11 3:14pm Hacksaw:

Emergency Broadcast System REMIX
  Thu. 12/15/11 3:15pm the fcc:

What the fuck is this? A test of the emergency fucking broadcast system?
  Thu. 12/15/11 3:16pm bruceleh:

At least it's not rock'n'roll!
  Thu. 12/15/11 3:17pm trolly mctrollerson:

Last I checked, this isn't James Last
  Thu. 12/15/11 3:18pm Hacksaw:

I feel like I'm listening to my old shortwave radio and this is one of those weird-ass stations that the scanner stops on but there is no one talking
  Thu. 12/15/11 3:19pm Dead Corporate Eyes:

yep, just like that
  Thu. 12/15/11 3:22pm stefica:

really hard to tell the difference between the program streaming and when the signal drops out. (this is not a criticism.)
  Thu. 12/15/11 3:23pm BSI:

pure distilled failure.
me likey.
  Thu. 12/15/11 3:23pm bruceleh:

On a slightly more melodic note, I hope to see lots of cats coming out to Wadada Leo Smith’s 70th Birthday Celebration, tonight and tomorrow night @ Roulette in Brooklyn (Atlantic and 3rd Ave).
Come out and show your support for their new great space!
  Thu. 12/15/11 3:24pm bruceleh:

Hey, Fabs, possible to play some Golden Quartet this afternoon?
  Thu. 12/15/11 3:27pm Hacksaw:

I wish this piece was scored for orchestra... just to hear a trombone player hold a note for this long
  Thu. 12/15/11 3:31pm Bill F.:

Keep it up, Fabio, we're all fine with you playing this track for the rest of 2011.
  Thu. 12/15/11 3:31pm Dead Corporate Eyes:

shit if that don't DEFINE minimalist!
  Thu. 12/15/11 3:31pm Carmichael:

I'd like to get the guitar tab to this song. I can't keep up.
  Thu. 12/15/11 3:33pm subject stefica:

greetings, overlords!
  Thu. 12/15/11 3:36pm Hacksaw:

the backing music fits the story so well
  Thu. 12/15/11 3:37pm Hacksaw:

TOTAL FAILURE
  Thu. 12/15/11 3:39pm Carmichael:

Fab, are either of them wearing crowns and/or ermine?
  Thu. 12/15/11 3:41pm egnekn:

I clipped that article from The NY Times! It's hanging on the office of A.T.M.O.T.W.
  Thu. 12/15/11 3:42pm egnekn:

champinjonsoppa!
  Thu. 12/15/11 3:47pm Marmalade Kitty:

zog is your god
  Thu. 12/15/11 3:51pm egnekn:

many peope loved those gerbils!
  Thu. 12/15/11 3:51pm Hacksaw:

Letting the guests read the comment board will prove to be a bad idea.
  Thu. 12/15/11 3:51pm egnekn:

ask leif
  Thu. 12/15/11 3:53pm Dead Corporate Eyes:

I would indeed like to hear some music too
  Thu. 12/15/11 3:54pm Carmichael:

Did these guys bring their zithers?
  Thu. 12/15/11 3:55pm Marmalade Kitty:

King Zog holds the guiness book world record for cigarettes consumed in one day; 225
  Thu. 12/15/11 3:56pm trolly mctrollerson:

musta had a stressful day...
  Thu. 12/15/11 3:57pm King Zog:

*cough*
  Thu. 12/15/11 3:57pm Marmalade Kitty:

I have challenged him on this record but I failed
  Thu. 12/15/11 3:58pm MD:

When the noise in my head is made friends with...
  Thu. 12/15/11 4:01pm Carmichael:

He can smoke 'em faster than anyone can roll.
  Thu. 12/15/11 4:02pm MD:

I will have light and never be cold!!!!!!
  Thu. 12/15/11 4:02pm hamburger:

this sounds like falling
  Thu. 12/15/11 4:03pm Hacksaw:

the sounds of a mime dominatrix on the tarmac of an airport
  Thu. 12/15/11 4:04pm BSI:

I will have gerbil and never not have gerbil!!!
  Thu. 12/15/11 4:05pm Dead Corporate Eyes:

I can has gerbil?
  Thu. 12/15/11 4:09pm Hacksaw:

how is this performed live??
  Thu. 12/15/11 4:10pm Carmichael:

They sit there in folding chairs and look at the iPod playing it. It's gripping.
  Thu. 12/15/11 4:10pm Cecile:

Yes, the original washcloth of Turin.
  Thu. 12/15/11 4:14pm Hacksaw:

ESOTERIC... keyword of the day
  Thu. 12/15/11 4:16pm Loren:

Dear lord, just ate a ton of food... was gifted a box of truffles... and people enjoyed the butternut squash empanadas... and now, a royal treat with Fabio and Co... floating into a bloated space of holiday warm fuzzies... somehting is coming back up!
  Thu. 12/15/11 4:18pm Hacksaw:

record the sound of it coming back up... fabio digs weird sounds like that
  Thu. 12/15/11 4:18pm Cecile:

I keep wanting them to say "moustache is funny."
http://www.commercialpedia.com/2011/09/google-chrome-animated-angry-birds.html
  Thu. 12/15/11 4:19pm Cecile:

I know i am a terrible person.
  Thu. 12/15/11 4:21pm Cecile:

They speak English better than i ever will in my life, and I am a native speaker. :D
  Thu. 12/15/11 4:26pm Cecile:

How hard is it to get citizenship to Elgaland-Vargaland?
  Thu. 12/15/11 4:30pm Marmalade Kitty:

zaaaaaaa!!
  Thu. 12/15/11 4:30pm ?:

We are sending you an application form
  Thu. 12/15/11 4:31pm Dead Corporate Eyes:

I am growing despondent
  Thu. 12/15/11 4:31pm Phil Collins:

Su-su-darium!
  Thu. 12/15/11 4:39pm egnekn:

it took Uschi 7 years to get her passport but she is very satisfied
  Thu. 12/15/11 4:43pm egnekn:

Jag skulle vilja ha en pizza
  Thu. 12/15/11 4:44pm ?:

champinjonsoppa
  Thu. 12/15/11 4:44pm Marmalade Kitty:

my toilet said that !!
  Thu. 12/15/11 4:45pm egnekn:

Champinjonsoppa has a capital "C"
  Thu. 12/15/11 4:47pm ?:

sorry
  Thu. 12/15/11 4:51pm hamburger:

surstrommingsoppa ;2
  Thu. 12/15/11 4:54pm Live Non-Profit Ears:

Thank you Fabio, for the thorough interview w/ CMvonH, esp. the EVP!
  Thu. 12/15/11 4:55pm Marmalade Kitty:

the margin of failure is narrow
  Thu. 12/15/11 4:56pm Live Non-Profit Ears:

Fabio's English Language Assistance is epic today.
  Thu. 12/15/11 5:00pm Marmalade Kitty:

Freedom! Turkey Revolution!
  Thu. 12/15/11 5:01pm Hacksaw:

yes please... mariachi music!!!
  Thu. 12/15/11 5:10pm Noel Cowardly Lion:

I do believe in blithe spirits, I do believe in blithe spirits, I do I do I do believe in blithe spirits!
  Thu. 12/15/11 5:13pm Hacksaw:

did you play his organ?
  Thu. 12/15/11 5:16pm Marmalade Kitty:

I appreciate the abstract
  Thu. 12/15/11 5:18pm kata:

just tuning in now -- whatever is going on at the moment I love it.
  Thu. 12/15/11 5:18pm Minister of Scrap:

This comment board is a failure.
  Thu. 12/15/11 5:23pm Hacksaw:

I saw this movie on the Discovery Channel once
  Thu. 12/15/11 5:26pm Marmalade Kitty:

cute sounds
  Thu. 12/15/11 5:28pm hamburger:

my neighbors might think I'm watching something dirtay now...
  Thu. 12/15/11 5:28pm Warning:

NSFW
  Thu. 12/15/11 5:28pm Hacksaw:

i wish clay were here to offer his commentary
  Thu. 12/15/11 5:29pm dale:

was that pleasure or pain? and what's the difference?
  Thu. 12/15/11 5:29pm chris:

That was awesome.
  Thu. 12/15/11 5:34pm Marmalade Kitty:

Scottish dialect!
  Thu. 12/15/11 5:35pm Carmichael:

Meetings suck. Seems like I missed something.
  Thu. 12/15/11 5:36pm Hacksaw:

more live vocal performances.... get fabio to join in!
  Thu. 12/15/11 5:36pm Marmalade Kitty:

It is not what it seems..
  Thu. 12/15/11 5:42pm kata:

what?? you recorded in the pyramids? is that legal?
  Thu. 12/15/11 5:43pm Statute of Limitations:

teehee
  Thu. 12/15/11 5:45pm kata:

this whole show is cracking me up
  Thu. 12/15/11 5:46pm dale:

did his razor blades stay sharp in the pyramid?
  Thu. 12/15/11 5:49pm Marmalade Kitty:

If this was a film, only Peter Sellers could play the part
  Thu. 12/15/11 5:52pm Carmichael:

If the other side's the back side, then yeah there's a smell.
  Thu. 12/15/11 5:55pm Live Non-Profit Ears:

This works for me, but I'm sure it would threaten Mr. Pigeon into his usual antics.
  Thu. 12/15/11 5:56pm Carmichael:

Clay will play Triumph in retaliation.
  Thu. 12/15/11 5:57pm dale:

thank you fabio and his special guest. this has been an excellent show
  Thu. 12/15/11 5:57pm Live Non-Profit Ears:

He might even play some Elias Hulk.
  Thu. 12/15/11 5:59pm Marmalade Kitty:

Human Karma.. probably more to answer for than other animals. The Sheep, more dissmissive in tone
  Thu. 12/15/11 5:59pm Closeted FCC Voyeur:

I always wondered how porn on the radio would be . . .
  Thu. 12/15/11 6:00pm Live Non-Profit Ears:

Assuming that closeted FCC employees have any friends, where do you tell them you work?
  Thu. 12/15/11 6:01pm George of Troy:

Fantastic show. Thanks Fabio and guests!
  Thu. 12/15/11 6:14pm Closeted FCC Voyeur:

Why, the BBC, of course!
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