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Options May 20, 2014: Mexican Muppet

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Artist Track Album Label Year Approx. start time
The In-Theme          0:00:00 ()
Juan-Garcia Esquivel  Ecoloco   Options Burbujas  CBS  1979  0:01:50 ()
Esperanto  The Journey   Options Danse Macabre  A&M  1974  0:04:51 ()
Tuxedomoon  Sarabande en Bas de l'Escalier   Options Suite en Sous-Sol  Italian Records  1982  0:15:03 ()
Steve Hillage  Radio   Options Motivation Radio  Virgin  1977  0:19:11 ()
 
Hans Reichel  The Call (I)   Options The Death of the Rare Bird Ymir  FMP  1979  0:27:40 ()
Eden's Children  Come When I Call   Options Sure Looks Real  ABC  1968  0:30:24 ()
Eric Schopmeyer  The Expansion of the Universe   Options Dream So Loud  no label  2008  0:34:04 ()
Univers Zero  Toujours Plus a l'Est   Options Crawling Wind  RE: Cuneiform  1983  0:42:22 ()
Meredith Monk  Epic   Options Facing North  ECM  1992  0:47:57 ()
 
Curt Boettcher  It's a Sad World (196?)   Options Chicken Little Was Right  Rev-Ola  2004  0:59:48 ()
Family Times Band  She's Gone   Options Family Times Band  RE: Erebus  1976  1:02:41 ()
The Mendicants of Stanford  Ripple   Options 1973  Custom Fidelity  1973  1:05:58 ()
Devo  Snowball   Options Freedom of Choice  Warner Bros.  1980  1:10:02 ()
David Bowie  Helden (1977)   Options Sound + Vision  Rykodisc  1989  1:12:29 ()
The Homosexuals  Technique Street   Options The Rejects '76 EP  no label  1976  1:16:08 ()
31 Flavors  One-Two-Three-Four   Options Hair  Out-Sider  1969  1:18:29 ()
Timebox  Poor Little Heartbreaker (1969)   Options Beggin'  RPM  2008  1:22:38 ()
 
Timebox  Gone Is the Sad Man (1968)   Options Beggin'  RPM  2008  1:28:33 ()
The Vaselines  Bitch (1991)   Options The Way Of The Vaselines - A Complete History  Sub Pop  1992  1:32:36 ()
Metropak  Here's Looking at You (1980)   Options The Singles Collection  Close Up  2010  1:35:25 ()
The Dancing Cigarettes  Puppies in a Sack (1981)   Options 1980–1981: The Gulcher Recordings  Gulcher  2002  1:38:54 ()
Teenage Jesus & the Jerks  The Closet (1977)   Options Everything  Atavistic  1995  1:43:07 ()
Mahavishnu Orchestra  Resolution   Options Birds of Fire  Columbia  1973  1:46:57 ()
Kurt Weill  Complainte de la Seine (1934)   Options Kurt Weill à Paris  MPO  1995  1:49:07 ()
Granicus  Twilight   Options Granicus  RE: Free  1973  1:52:11 ()
 
Constant Lambert  Valse for the Gemini, from "Horoscope" (1938)   Options The Rio Grande  Sanctuary  2005  1:59:25 ()
Miss Murgatroid  Marcello Stroll   Options Methyl Ethyl Key Tones  WorryBird  1993  2:03:46 ()
Kansas City Jammers  Be Together (1973)   Options Tracks  no label  2009  2:07:37 ()
The Hook  Everything's Groovy   Options Will Grab You  Uni  1968  2:10:38 ()
Kippington Lodge  Lady on a Bicycle (1967)   Options Shy Boy: The Complete Recordings 1967–1969  RPM  2011  2:12:26 ()
Laurelie  Sad Stone   Options Laurelie  RE: Flawed Gems  1970  2:15:28 ()
 
Lester  Kiki's Paris   Options Lithuanian Luau  Lost  1997  2:28:09 ()
Kong Lavring  Dei Tvo Systrar   Options Kong Lavring  RE: Pan  1977  2:30:02 ()
Giancarlo Vulcano  Portrait of Arthur Rimbaud   Options Vetro  Innova  2007  2:34:38 ()
Rick Rizzo & Tara Key  Duo   Options Dark Edson Tiger  Thrill Jockey  1999  2:44:03 ()
 
The Stupid Set  Rangoon Patrol (1981)   Options You Guys Don't Exist  Astroman  2006  2:52:51 ()
The Out-Theme  Gelbart: My Favorite Vacation [part of] + Die Trip Computer Die: Airborn [part of]   Options       3:00:33 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 11:46am Tony Coulter:

Argh. Was woken up at 4:00 this morning by a wet cat nose and loud purring. As I was petting the cat in the dark, something started to seem a bit off. Switched on the light, and wadya know -- not our cat.
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 11:54am listener james from westwood:

That's bizarre! Is there a cat door through which this mystery cat could've entered?
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 11:55am Tony Coulter:

There is. Though the cat is so fat, I don't know how he made it. (Hey, James!)
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 11:55am Tony Coulter:

Fat, and he smells like bacon.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 11:56am Tony Coulter:

(He's gone now -- but the smell of bacon lingers.)
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:00pm Doug Schulkind:

Someone say bacon?!
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:01pm Tony Coulter:

The one thing I've missed since becoming a vegetable.

Hey Doug!
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:01pm Carmichael:

Heya Tony, and good morning bacon eaters! Tony, I will be in your neck of the woods in a few weeks. Visiting relatives, both alive and dead.
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 12:02pm V Priceless:

Hey there Tony and gang!
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:02pm davex:

Any faux veggie bacon around?
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:03pm Tony Coulter:

Heya Carmichael!

No undead relatives, though, I hope...
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 12:03pm listener james from westwood:

Maybe it was John Scalzi's bacon cat: whatever.scalzi.com...
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:03pm Tony Coulter:

Hola, V Priceless and davex!!
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:04pm davex:

Buenos dias Tony!
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:05pm northguineahills:

Well, Tony, you run the show quite cogently for being a vegetable.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:05pm Lewis:

wow - Esquivel as i have never heard him before...
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 12:05pm DCE:

present. Hi Tony, all!
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:06pm Tony Coulter:

@Lewis: I know! Almost sounds proggy -- like Mexican muppet prog, maybe.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:06pm Tony Coulter:

Heya, DCE!
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 12:07pm steve:

hey Tony and friends
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 12:07pm Rich in Washington:

Saluton kiel vi fartas, Tony!
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:08pm still b/p:

Over the weekend an acquaintance told of her 4 or 5 year old daughter's current tattoo fascination. Insisted on setting up a tattoo shop at home, insisted on Mom's help in drumming up business, and for one of her first marker-ink designs, put some bacon on someone's skin.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:09pm Tony Coulter:

Greets, Rich and still b/p!

What's that, rich - Lithuanian?
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:09pm davex:

Bonan matenon, Rich!
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:12pm Carmichael:

Tony, actually I'm visiting universities with my daughters (U of O, OSU and Southern Or), and a brother lives nearby. The deader ones are up in Aberdeen, where I'm also going.

I can't decide if this Esperanto is minimalist or a cartoon soundtrack.
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 12:13pm Rich in Washington:

Now you know why Esperanto never set the world on fire. You greet people with the word 'fartas' in it.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:14pm Tony Coulter:

What did you say? Something about setting farts on fire?
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 12:15pm Rich in Washington:

I don't know if you were one of the people whose brain I picked in this; but a few years back some other folks and I were planning an all-Esperanto set but all of the music we found was uniformly dull, so we scrapped the project.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:15pm still b/p:

The Ink Spots: "I don't want to set your farts on fire..."
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:16pm davex:

The inventor of Esperanto, Zamenhof, did live in Lithuania for a while, so there's that.
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 12:16pm Rich in Washington:

I never, ever saw anyone light a fart on fire until I was an adult and my (then) wife's uncle came over for a barbecue. I guess he was infamous in the family for doing that.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:17pm Tony Coulter:

@ Rich: You didn't ask -- but I wouldn't have been able to help anyway. All I know about is William Shatner's great Esperanto horror movie.
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 12:19pm Rich in Washington:

I still haven't seen that. Any good?
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:20pm Tony Coulter:

I think it's quite good -- very atmospheric. And Shatner isn't in hammy mode -- perhaps it's harder to be hammy in Esperanto.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:21pm Tony Coulter:

The film is called "Incubus" --it's from '66.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:22pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

got here in time for some vintage hillaging.
...suppichaw?
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 12:23pm DCE:

Hillaging, pillaging, it's all good
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:23pm Tony Coulter:

@ Turnip: Jushenginunchillun....
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 12:23pm listener james from westwood:

Esperhamto?
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 12:24pm DCE:

@ Tony, I saw Incubus a few weeks ago--yielded some pretty good samples as well. I liked it.
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 12:24pm Brian in UK:

Hello Tony.
Is Esperanto a variation of Hope.
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 12:24pm Rich in Washington:

I value Hillage records.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:25pm northguineahills:

Just made some Habanero hot sauce from scratch. I put some pears, carrots, tomatoes, garlic, worcestershire sauce, unrefined brown sugar, cayenne, caramelized lime juice, and dark rum. It came out quite nice.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:25pm still b/p:

That makes you one of the Hillage People.
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 12:26pm Rich in Washington:

Love Hillages stuff. Really good psychedelic hold out music. I also think his Rainbow Dome Music is an underrated ambient classic.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:26pm Carmichael:

I met Steve Hillage once at a party full of music industry ass-kissers. I had no idea who he was at the time, and he seemed rather pleased.
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 12:26pm Rich in Washington:

I am the Hillage idiot.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:28pm Tony Coulter:

Greets, Brian! I wish...
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 12:29pm Rich in Washington:

@Carmichael: I've been in the presence of semi-famous people quite a few times, without knowing at the time who they were. It's a funny experience. A few times, it seems like it bothers them or that you're being aloof or disrespectful or something.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:29pm Tony Coulter:

I am a member of the Hillage Preservation Society.
  Tue. 5/20/14 12:29pm Dean:

Rainbow Dome Music and, to some extent, Green, are typically regarded as pioneers of the tech/trance genres. Hillage is brilliant, no doubt. I would love to meet him. A friend of mine and former guitarist for Switzerland's prog outfit Flame Dream met him in London back in the '80s. Report is he was cool.
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 12:32pm Rich in Washington:

Just recently spotted Emo Phillips on the street. I was standing in front of the building that he was staying at, adjoined by KBOO studios. I was smoking out front. He sort of looked at me and I recognized him. He looked like he needed peace - but that's how he always looks, so I just nodded at him and kept smoking my cigarette.
It was like spotting a deer or sasquatch in the woods.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:34pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

Rainbow Dome & Fish Rising, both groove.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:35pm Tony Coulter:

Must be odd to pick up John Waters when he's out hitchhiking. (He's extremely pleasant in person, based on my few, brief encounters with him.)
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 12:35pm listener james from westwood:

Someday I'd like to notch a Thomas Pynchon sighting. Although I've heard it's not as tough as it used to be.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:35pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

It takes a hillage to rise a fish.
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 12:36pm Rich in Washington:

Yeah, I couldn't imagine that. Waters hitchhiking. Pretty cool.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:36pm Tony Coulter:

Ha! "Fish Rising" is in fact my fave Hillage album.
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 12:37pm thunderish' Jay:

wow gr8 set Tony .. . how's the Nyc women?
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:37pm Tony Coulter:

That "ha" was turnip-aimed.
  Tue. 5/20/14 12:38pm Dean:

Fish Rising is fantastic, as is the contemporary Gong stuff ("You," for instance). I love Khan, too, and didn't GTDR not long ago spin some stuff from Arzachel? Hillage must have been about 14 at the time!
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:39pm Tony Coulter:

Thanks, thunderish' Jay! The NYC women have had to live without me for the last almost 5 years. I'm broadcasting from Portland, Or.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:39pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

Khan is a great one as well. Haven't played that one in ages...
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:39pm Jeremy N:

Hi Tony, all! Yep, it takes a Hillage to rise a fish!
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:40pm Tony Coulter:

@ Dean: Yeah, I played Arzachel/Uriel not that long ago. Just got the version with bonus tracks. Will play next time!
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:40pm Tony Coulter:

Hola hey hola, Jeremy!
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:41pm Doug Schulkind:

GIVE THE DRUMMER RADIO PROGRAMMING ALERT...
There will be no Give the Drummer Some show this evening at 6pm. Instead, Jesse Kaminsky will begin his show, Kaminsky Kamoutsky, an hour earlier and run for THREE big hours! Jesse's playlist will be here: wfmu.org...
  Tue. 5/20/14 12:41pm Dean:

Hillage's nom-de-axe on FR is of course Steve Hillside Village.

Right, Tony! I double-checked my second copy of the disk. It is the reissue with bonus tracks, amen! Remains shrink-wrapped, oddly.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:41pm Tony Coulter:

Talking of Portland, that's where Eric Schopmeyer hails from.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:42pm still b/p:

I saw Emo doing his standup in Boston many years ago, and remember 1) the drunky woman nearby who complained loudly and at length about how awful Emo was, and 2) the guy who was tossing comments at the stage until Emo engaged him directly with some heckler-shut-off stuff, and the guy took off his coat and put it on the back of his chair in an ,"oh, it's ON now" fashion and said something in a Kermit the Frog voice. He seemed to be a hopeless douchey mook who regarded this direct attention as a chance to show how wonderfully funny, talented and ready he was, the way someone else would welcome a sudden invitation to come up and play drums for a band.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:43pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

U.Zero! Wheeee!
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:44pm Tony Coulter:

This has got to be the most cheerful number they ever recorded.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:45pm Chris from DC:

It does seem uncharacteristic compared with say, Heresie.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:45pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

A cheery Zero, no doubt. The reissue of Heresie was a lovely thing...
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:45pm Tony Coulter:

Hey Chris!
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:46pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

JINXY, CfDC.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:48pm Chris from DC:

Hah, and yeah, that reissue.
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 12:48pm V Priceless:

anyone catch the news that Randy California's estate is finally getting around to suing Zep for rip-off of their tune "Taurus" as basis for Stairway? My guess is the estate will run out of gas (i.e. money) before the claim makes much of an impact on the big Z.
  Tue. 5/20/14 12:49pm Dean:

Brian Leiter predicts a settlement, citing the Willie Dixon payment as precedent.
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 12:52pm V Priceless:

if I'm not mistaken, Zep did support Spirit when they first toured the US. Rumour has it Bonzo developed his "hands on" drumming approach from seeing Ed Cassidy do it. Interesting.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 12:56pm Tony Coulter:

Hmm. Zep. Are there other bands who are known by such an abbreviated form of their name? Not counting acronyms like ELP or CSN & Y, that is.
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 12:57pm V Priceless:

hmm....Coop?
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 1:02pm still b/p:

I listened to Spirit yesterday, and while the one recurring portion is nearly identical to Stairway, the rest of it is different enough that I'd be surprised if they reach a legal win. If they do, there so many countless songs with at least that level of identifiable similarity to something else that everybody and his recorded-something brother should be flinging suits all over the place.
  Tue. 5/20/14 1:03pm Dean:

@still b/p: My thoughts precisely, but Leiter knows his stuff: http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/2014/05/anxiety-of-influence-led-zeppelin-edition.html
  Tue. 5/20/14 1:07pm Dean:

Abbreviated band names. These Mendicants of Stanford routinely go by "Men."
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 1:08pm listener james from westwood:

Spinal Tap = Tap?
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 1:08pm Brian in UK:

Ah Ripple. Jimmie Dale Gilmore does a lovely version too.
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 1:10pm Brian in UK:

There are the New Mendicants out now. Joe Pernice & Norman Blake.
  Tue. 5/20/14 1:11pm Dean:

Joy Division = Div? Boyz 2 Men = B2M? The Mystic Knights of Oingo Boingo = Oingo Boingo? The Who = The Who?
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 1:11pm Brian in UK:

The Sisyphus song.
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 1:11pm V Priceless:

Spuds!!
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 1:12pm Brian in UK:

The The?
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 1:12pm Tony Coulter:

From ripple to spuds to ... the thin white duke.
  Tue. 5/20/14 1:12pm MrFab:

"Are there other bands who are known by such an abbreviated form of their name?" If you'd grown up with Valley dudes like I did, you'd know: Zep! Priest! Crue! Maiden! Sabbath! etc...
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 1:12pm Carmichael:

Freedom of Choice was arguably their best album end to end.
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 1:14pm Brian in UK:

Tony I always thought it was the thin white duck. Was I wrong?
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 1:15pm Tony Coulter:

Hey Fab! But Zep still has those other slackers beat: they are a lean and mean 3 letters.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 1:15pm Tony Coulter:

@ Brian: Quack!
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 1:15pm Andrew Waterloo:

@still, I disagree, Taurus and Stairway are remarkably similar
  Tue. 5/20/14 1:15pm Dean:

Prince = [single character love symbol] = Artist formerly known as Prince?
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 1:16pm Carmichael:

Wir could be heroes.
  Tue. 5/20/14 1:17pm Dean:

Richard Pinhas could be Heldon.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 1:17pm Tony Coulter:

Hola, Andrew W!
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 1:18pm Carmichael:

Homos!
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 1:18pm Brian in UK:

So, Einstürzende Neubauten, where do we go with small buildings collapsing?

The Mos
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 1:20pm Andrew Waterloo:

hehe I just listened to a Heldon record.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 1:20pm Andrew Waterloo:

Actually, I just saw Richard Pinhas perform..
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 1:22pm Tony Coulter:

He wanted to play in Portland as well -- didn't work out.
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 1:23pm Rich in Washington:

I'm suing that 31 Flavors song for reminding me of Led Zeppelin.
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 1:24pm Rich in Washington:

I always get in trouble for asking people if they want to see Richard Pinhas.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 1:25pm Andrew Waterloo:

I was listened to Hawkwind's Warriors on the Edge of Space a lot this weekend and thought it sounded a bit like Slayer's Seasons in the Abyss
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 1:27pm V Priceless:

Timebox featured the wonderful Ollie Halsall, no?
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 1:29pm Tony Coulter:

@ V Priceless: Yes indeed!
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 1:29pm Tony Coulter:

@ Rich: Still better than asking people if they want to see Dick Hyman.
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 1:29pm Rich in Washington:

@Andrew Waterloo: I have been on a Hawkwind binge myself, lately, spurred on in no small part by seeing that Hawkwind doc.
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 1:30pm V Priceless:

Cool...and Mike Patto too, Tony?
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 1:30pm Rich in Washington:

I found a Dick Hyman stuck inside a Provocative Percussion record sleeve recently.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 1:31pm Tony Coulter:

Exactamento. Sort of a proto-Patto, I guess.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 1:32pm Tony Coulter:

Exactamento, V Priceless, I should say.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 1:32pm Andrew Waterloo:

I was on a date and we started talking about music and she mentioned she was a huge fan of The Cure and I smiled and said I'd really been in to Pornography lately.. unfortunately she wasn't enough of a cure fan to know that was an album by the Cure.
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 1:35pm V Priceless:

I read ya, TC! Great band..Loud Green Song...whoa!
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 1:36pm SeanG:

TONY!
  Tue. 5/20/14 1:36pm Dean:

Caught Pinhas here a few years ago. Great show, quite a racket.

Seems to me Led Zeppelin should sue Chicago. Zep put out albums 2 and 3, and Chicago shamelessly copied them.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 1:37pm Tony Coulter:

Greetings, SeanG!
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 1:41pm Rich in Washington:

Jeebus, I completely forgot about these guys!
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 1:42pm Andrew Waterloo:

I was at FIMAV, caught Pinhas with Merbow, Haino, and Yoshida Tatsuya
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 1:43pm Rich in Washington:

YAY! Teenabe Jeebus and the Jerbs!
  Tue. 5/20/14 1:44pm Dean:

@Andrew: I envy you! I used to go to FIMAV every year. School, job, kids put a crimp in that routine. This year's line-up was pretty darn good. Such an amazing five days.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 1:46pm Andrew Waterloo:

Yah, this was my first and there wasn't a single dud.
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 1:48pm Uncle Michael:

Greetings.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 1:49pm Tony Coulter:

Backetchur....
  Tue. 5/20/14 1:51pm Dean:

Congrats to you. The one dud I recall was when Kim Gordon played with someone-or-other. Everything about the performance was so bad it was good. But the regulars were not having it, nosiree. I seem to recall Michael Rosenstein of Cadence fuming. Rosenstein is a terrific writer, but the irony was palpable. I mean, this is FIMAV, no limits. But in fact there are limits, and Kim Gordon (truly, truly abysmal performance) tested one.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 1:53pm still b/p:

Uncle Michael, I will probably be away from the radio this Friday, so if there's something important like, you know, a Jerry Vale tribute, being cooked up, maybe you could wait until, you know, the following week.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 1:53pm Andrew Waterloo:

I talked to a guy while in line to see Gravity about the Haino trio the night before and he said he walked out, he basically said "I was waiting for something to happen and realized that I wasn't seeing the intro" and nearly asked him why he'd come to FIMAV at all.
  Tue. 5/20/14 1:55pm Dean:

So many FIMAV stories... And then Vision Festival right on its heels!
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 1:56pm Andrew Waterloo:

Yah, my next festival will probably be Guelph.
  Tue. 5/20/14 1:57pm Dean:

Still haven't made it there, but I used to chat with Ajay at FIMAV quite a bit. Try to catch shows in Montreal at Casa del Popolo, too. Not sure when they're next mounting a festival, but according to a friend there it's a winner.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 2:00pm Andrew Waterloo:

I have the program from Casa Del Popolo
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 2:00pm Tony Coulter:

In the '90s, I went to see the revamped version of Daevid Allen's Gong. Guy behind me thought it was going to be Pierre Moerlen's fusion version and wouldn't stop bitching.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 2:02pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

Just got back from lunchie walkabouts, so been out of the jibber-jabber. But that's funny, TC: I don't think I've EVER run into someone who preferred Moerlen's Gong to Allen's.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 2:02pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

I never knew such a thing was possible.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 2:03pm Andrew Waterloo:

yah, this guy seemed to take offense to the fact that I said hello to him
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 2:04pm Andrew Waterloo:

Casa de Popalo is June 4 - 22
  Tue. 5/20/14 2:05pm Dean:

Well, Holdsworth could be a draw to the Moerlen iteration. I wonder if Ron Wood ever gets people going, "Dang, I thought I was gonna hear Mick Taylor!"
  Tue. 5/20/14 2:05pm Dean:

AW, move to Montreal for June.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 2:06pm Andrew Waterloo:

I have been looking for an excuse to go there.
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 2:06pm Uncle Michael:

@still b/p: I'll just keep offing Jerry Vale till you get back. Groundhog Dead.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 2:06pm Andrew Waterloo:

It's only a 6 hour drive for me.
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 2:07pm Rich in Washington:

Heavens to Murgatroid!
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 2:13pm Uncle Michael:

I love this Kippington Lodge track.
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 2:14pm listener james from westwood:

Wish me luck; I have to enter phone tree hell for a spell.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 2:14pm Tony Coulter:

@ Uncle Michael: Me too. There's also something vaguely kinky about the lyrics. Or maybe it's me.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 2:15pm Tony Coulter:

@ Listener James: Good luck! Don't fall out of the phone tree!
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 2:19pm Ike:

Hello DJ Vegetable! I'm out sick today. The Murgatroid was especially good music to be out sick to. Or just out to.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 2:19pm Carmichael:

Just stepped out and looks like I missed some fun stuff. Thanks for saving the Vale tribute for me, Tony!
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 2:19pm Rich in Washington:

It's YOU Tony! Dirty minded! Next thing you'll be telling us that there's some sexual reference in Steely Dan's name...
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 2:21pm Tony Coulter:

Hey, Ike! Herbal tea and accordions are the best cure for a common cold.
  Tue. 5/20/14 2:22pm Dean:

Was unaware of that Kippington Lodge release. Just ordered a copy c/o an Amazon promo. Can't wait.
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 2:24pm Uncle Michael:

It's on several K.L. comps, I believe.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 2:31pm northguineahills:

I like this Kong Lavring.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 2:31pm northguineahills:

I wonder if Eyvind Kang has this record.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 2:32pm Tony Coulter:

Heya, NGH! They're kinda a Norwegian Fairport.
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 2:32pm maestroso:

Ooh yeah, Kong Lavring is nice.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 2:33pm Tony Coulter:

Hola, maestroso!
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 2:34pm maestroso:

I was thinking Steeleye Span, but that too...
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 2:34pm Carmichael:

God rest ye merry Kong Lavring.
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 2:35pm maestroso:

Hola DJ Tony, this is a great show!
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 2:35pm Tony Coulter:

Yeah, maestroso -- SS may be a better comparison, actually!
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 2:37pm Tony Coulter:

Thanks, maestroso!
  Tue. 5/20/14 2:39pm Dean:

Fairport Convention = FaCo? Steeleye Span = St. Spa? Kippington Lodge = KiLo? Kong Lavring = KoLa?
  Tue. 5/20/14 2:39pm Dean:

Brinsley Schwarz = B ... never mind.
  Tue. 5/20/14 2:45pm MrFab:

"The Stones—I love the Stones. I can't believe they're still doing it after all these years...Fred, Barney..."

-Steven Wright
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 2:47pm Tony Coulter:

Repeat-o-mania....
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 2:48pm Rich in Washington:

It's MrFab! Greetings!
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 2:50pm V Priceless:

haha..love that Wright joke!
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 2:53pm Rich in Washington:

Thanks, Tony! This has been a great show!
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 2:53pm Tony Coulter:

Thanks, Rich!
Avatar    Tue. 5/20/14 2:54pm Rich in Washington:

There was - may still be - a really good Steven Wright thing on Netflix. It had a short film he'd made at the end of it. Pretty funny.
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 2:59pm northguineahills:

Thanks Tony. Awesome set!
Avatar Tue. 5/20/14 3:00pm Tony Coulter:

Thanks for showing up, everybody! See you next week.
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