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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 July 17, 2014: The Unfathomable Grace of Failure

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Artist Track Album Approx. start time
James Last  Mr. Giant Man   Options Voodoo Party  0:00:00 ()
Craig Leon  Three Small Coins   Options Mommos/Visiting  0:06:45 ()
My Cat Is An Alien  Untitled   Options Mort Aux Vaches  0:12:25 ()
Zanzibar Snails  Brown Dwarf Ω   Options Brown Dwarf  0:20:18 ()
Klangkrieg  Aphorismus 17   Options Klangkrieg  0:26:51 ()
Klangkrieg  Mikrorhytmus 3   Options Klangkrieg  0:27:23 ()
Fleshtone Aura  Abstract Travis Graff   Options Dylan Nyoukis/Fleshtone Aura Split  0:29:42 ()
Fear Falls Burning  ...Numb with Grace   Options I'm One of Those Monsters Numb with Grace  0:46:07 ()
Galbraith/Nielson/Youngs  Coral   Options Belsayer Time  0:55:53 ()
Black Sun Roof  Son of the Blue Wolf   Options Feral  1:09:03 ()
Utom Alla  Untitled   Options Varldens Minsta Hast  1:10:30 ()
Gesellschaft Zur Emanzipation Des Samples  samplecredits (manipulated)   Options Circulations  1:31:04 ()
Gudrun Gut/Hans-Joachim Irmler  Traum   Options 500m  1:32:08 ()
Dylan Nyoukis  Secondary Seasoning (excerpt)   Options Dylan Nyoukis/Fleshtone Aura Split  1:44:25 ()
Phil Minton & Audrey Chen  By the Stream #8   Options By the Stream  1:44:56 ()
Skuli Sverrisson + Hilmar Jensson  Kjar VIII   Options KJAR  1:50:46 ()
Paul DeMarinis  Trentesima Lezione   Options The Edison Effect: A Listener's Companion  1:55:40 ()
Paul DeMarinis  Hebrew Vaudeville   Options The Edison Effect: A Listener's Companion  2:06:56 ()
Quatuor Cassini & Benat Achiary  Untitled   Options Le Peuple des Falaises  2:09:19 ()
Tim Hecker   Atlas One   Options Atlas  2:15:32 ()
The Ornette Coleman Double Quartet  Free Jazz (excerpt)   Options Free Jazz  2:25:52 ()
Ornette Coleman Quartet  Poise   Options This is Our Music  2:33:11 ()
Charlie Haden & the liberation music orchestra  Song for Che   Options Liberation Music Orchestra  2:42:04 ()
Don Cherry & the Jazz Composer's Orchestra  Trans-Love Airways   Options Relativity Suite  2:48:03 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 7/17/14 3:05pm adrian in mpls:

i'm ready to fail!
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 3:06pm Sem Chumbo:

My warning lights are flashing red!
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 3:06pm chocolate monk:

salutations to fellow failure fuds.
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 3:07pm Claw!:

Failure has never felt so good.
  Thu. 7/17/14 3:08pm listener popsicornia:

have i already failed yet?
  Thu. 7/17/14 3:08pm P-90:

Good Afternoon Fabio, Sem, Adrian, Choco, Claw, and all Fabiologists participating in today's experiment
Avatar    Thu. 7/17/14 3:09pm Chris from DC:

Hello failure my old friend.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 7/17/14 3:09pm adrian in mpls:

is there a control group in this experiment?
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 3:09pm Sem Chumbo:

@listener: only if you consider beginning a sentence without a capaital letter a failure of some kind.
  Thu. 7/17/14 3:10pm Fashionably Late:

Playlist Arrival 10 minutes early!
  Thu. 7/17/14 3:12pm P-90:

@adrian: It doesn't matter, all groups are guaranteed to fail
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 3:13pm Tome:

Pew Pew Pew...
  Thu. 7/17/14 3:14pm nic:

this is great love it
  Thu. 7/17/14 3:15pm P-90:

This IS great, but I'm biased, my cat is an alien too
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 3:15pm Rich in Washington:

this reminds me of a certain scene in Eraserhead.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 3:16pm DCE:

well look at all these nice comments already. Nice to be here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 3:16pm Ike:

Fantastic so far! Can't stick around in the comments, but I'll be blasting the entire show on my office speakers, since everyone else is playing hooky today.
  Thu. 7/17/14 3:18pm Jack:

I love the soundtrack to Eraserhead.
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 3:18pm Claw!:

Good afternoon to all the Failures here!
Avatar    Thu. 7/17/14 3:22pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

This will do nicely.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 3:22pm Mike East:

this is excellent
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 7/17/14 3:24pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Ahhh...the beautiful sounds of failure!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 7/17/14 3:25pm adrian in mpls:

and we click this star, and we click that star
  Thu. 7/17/14 3:32pm Marmalade Kitty:

checkin into the SFT suite!
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 3:33pm chocolate monk:

you know the labels on that fleshtone aura split lp are the wrong way round on most copies!!! your gonna have to play a bit of the flipside later, baby! :-)
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 3:38pm chocolate monk:

that was the fleshtone aura side for sure.
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 3:39pm chocolate monk:

check the run out groove...
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 3:40pm Sem Chumbo:

Fabio, you are showing great grace in the face of failure.
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 3:40pm chocolate monk:

damn incompetent canadian record pressing plant. the flip side is waaaaay better, mung.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 7/17/14 3:44pm Cheri Pi:

Insert my comment here.
Avatar    Thu. 7/17/14 3:45pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

What Pi said.
With bonus accenty things that look caffeinated and urgent.
Avatar    Thu. 7/17/14 3:47pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

Out of coffee. Resorting to black tea. For the love of GOD, have Amnesty International drop a bag of Kenyan AA beans on my head already...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 7/17/14 3:48pm adrian in mpls:

@ Rev. I'm sorry. Tea never cuts it when coffee is needed!
Avatar    Thu. 7/17/14 3:49pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

Hell's right Adrian. These sounds are helping immensely, but agents are on the roof, scanning for the Amphetamine Aid helicopters...
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 3:49pm Sem Chumbo:

There are Kenyan AA coffee beans? I must be going to the wrong meetings, the coffee so bad.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 3:50pm Mike East:

somebody just ground up some beans at my desk and didn't offer me a cup of coffee...the smell lingers...time to take a walk to the corner
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 3:50pm DCE:

I haven't had a great cup of coffee in forever. It all tastes mediocre or terrible to me now.
Avatar    Thu. 7/17/14 3:51pm Chris from DC:

I'm about to go get a terrible one myself because I'm desperate.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 3:51pm DCE:

I think my tongue has forsaken me...
Avatar    Thu. 7/17/14 3:52pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

The tremolo effect here is causing helicopter hallucinations. There's still hope for a drop-shipment...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 7/17/14 3:53pm Ken From Hyde Park:

The tongue of failure.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 3:53pm Cecile:

I am drinking lousy coffee right now. Poor Man's Ritalin I calls it.
  Thu. 7/17/14 3:54pm Marmalade Kitty:

The failure to stop eating pistachios once started..
  Thu. 7/17/14 3:54pm nic:

this is great 2_awesome show!!!
Avatar    Thu. 7/17/14 3:54pm Guido from Cologne:

i have this my PC inside and on my iPad on my Balcony. some 5 seconds delay. and it works!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 7/17/14 3:55pm adrian in mpls:

@Marmalade Kitty -- Oh god -- it never stops, right? That's truly an infinite activity once it begins...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 3:56pm DCE:

and the shells that you can't crack oh god the shells you can't crack...
  Thu. 7/17/14 3:56pm Marmalade Kitty:

have a production line plan for shelling and.. feeding.. frenzy
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 3:56pm Cecile:

kitty, my nut addiction is peanuts in the shell like they sell at the ballpaark. Cursed Twins are selling their peanuts at stores now.
  Thu. 7/17/14 3:57pm P-90:

@adrian & Marmalade: The size of the pistachio supply becomes the only limiting factor
Avatar    Thu. 7/17/14 3:57pm Guido from Cologne:

by the way "fünf-und-vierzig" is just "45" written out. I must apologise for stupid German label names. In the 80ies the label was based in Cologne and later moved to the Countryside.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 7/17/14 3:57pm adrian in mpls:

i made the mistake of bringing a bag into work once, and i think my office mates were confused why the eating went on for sooooo long
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 3:58pm chocolate monk:

you coffee lovers wanna get yerself a wee hip flask of Buckfast for when the bean is nowhere to be found. will set ye straight.
Avatar    Thu. 7/17/14 3:58pm Guido from Cologne:

... and "Klangkrieg" is "war of sound" so to say ...
Avatar    Thu. 7/17/14 3:59pm Guido from Cologne:

i love peanuts in the shell but i want someone to peel them for me
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 4:00pm Sem Chumbo:

Buckfast: like Robitussin over ice, without the class.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 4:02pm Cecile:

I try to keep unsweetened iced green tea powder around in case. And Italian espresso powder. Surprisingly drinkable.
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 4:04pm chocolate monk:

Sem Chumbo,,, ha! yep. shove it in a martini glass and hand it to fabio and all of a sudden.........
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 7/17/14 4:04pm adrian in mpls:

@Cecile -- We usually keep the espresso powder around for baking - but it is good in a pinch!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 4:06pm Cecile:

Yikes: I just looked up Buckfast on Vice
"A Voyage into the World of Buckfast: the Drink That Gets You Fucked Fast"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 4:06pm Cecile:

sounds like it's the vino version of IRN-BRU. Grisly stuff
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 4:07pm Cecile:

In terms of nastiness. IRN-BRU doesn't have caffeine. I don't know what else it has in it, but it doens't have caffeine
Avatar    Thu. 7/17/14 4:08pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

"The drink has become a subject of controversy in Scotland due to its links with ned culture and criminality..."
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 4:09pm chocolate monk:

Irn Bru does have caffeine, or at least it did when i still lived up there.
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 4:09pm Sem Chumbo:

And the fact that it is manufactured by a religious organization. Speaking of getting f**ked.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 4:11pm Cecile:

oh, does it? I guess i didn't bother to read the label because I was GAGGING ON THE BUBBLE GUM MACERATED NAIL taste.
  Thu. 7/17/14 4:11pm Marmalade Kitty:

I want cash back on the shells, I can put towards my next bag of pistachios
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 4:12pm Cecile:

hahahaa, kitty.

in the case of all these beverages, I'll take crab juice, please.
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 4:13pm chocolate monk:

aye, thing is, when you go to the Buckfast Abbey in devon, its a weird mixture of right wing middle england pensioners buying the stuff in little bottles, and then you hear total NED voices, bams who have made the pilgrimage down to the place to check out where they make the Bucky. wreck the hoose juice.
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 4:14pm chocolate monk:

yeah cecile, IRN BRU is totally rank rotten. still the drink of choice for most of my pals back in the motherland the morning after the night before. boak!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 4:16pm Cecile:

Yeah, I heard IRN BRU and a black pudding is a good hangover cure for many.
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 4:17pm chocolate monk:

aye that or a square sausage piece (sandwich)
  Thu. 7/17/14 4:17pm Marmalade Kitty:

prevention is the cure.. I can deal with the hangover but not the cure
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 4:19pm Cecile:

I avoid the hangovers, but sprite and pretzels work in a pinch.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 4:36pm fred:

I have never tried Irn Bru or Buckfast. Both look kinda vile, so I think I'll remain unenlightened
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 4:36pm Cecile:

it was a baby...an..ni..mal.
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 4:39pm Milson:

chorizo eggs with a horseradish heavy bloody mary... anything to prime the pump...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 4:41pm fred:

Guinness. I'm not sure what the question was, but that's often the answer
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 4:42pm chocolate monk:

a Dirty Mary (a Bloody mary with a shot of Port).. yow!
Avatar    Thu. 7/17/14 4:43pm V Priceless:

this sounds like my stomach after bad Indian food.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 4:44pm Cecile:

okay, sounds too much like burping. Gotta mute for a while
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 7/17/14 4:46pm adrian in mpls:

it makes me think of that burping record Ken plays sometimes....
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 4:46pm Sem Chumbo:

Borborygmus: it's not just another weird Australian animal you've never heard of before.
  Thu. 7/17/14 4:47pm Buddy Brown:

Ate his breakfast & laid back down.
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 4:47pm MacGuffin:

This is an abuse of the freeform privilege.
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 4:47pm MacGuffin:

THis is unlistenable. Why why why?
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 4:48pm Milson:

How is this not neat? These folks are making music with their orifices... and only their orifices.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 7/17/14 4:48pm Cheri Pi:

I've just spoken to the oracles, they predict that I'll be standing atop Mt. Shwagsta by next week!
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 4:48pm Sem Chumbo:

It just can't be put into words.
  Thu. 7/17/14 4:49pm Marmalade Kitty:

pleading for mercy with stomach cramps
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 7/17/14 4:49pm steve:

i'm all about it but my friend sitting on the couch moments ago opted to put her headphones on and listen to something else.
  Thu. 7/17/14 4:49pm Dean:

Minton is an acquired taste.
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 4:49pm MacGuffin:

The screeching caterwaul of a dying syphilitic whore
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 4:50pm Milson:

Would context work with the sounds? Seems both necessary and arbitrary...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 4:50pm fred:

@Cheri Pi: Let those oracles be right, you've been waiting long enough already
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 4:50pm Sem Chumbo:

So besides bankstas and gangstas, now Swhagsta's a thing. I salute you, Cheri Pi , and your neologism.
Avatar    Thu. 7/17/14 4:52pm Chris from DC:

This on the other hand is sublime.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 7/17/14 4:52pm Cheri Pi:

I hope I'm suprised at all the prizes that I have forgotten that I'd won.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 4:53pm Mike East:

I was hoping for a swag package by tomorrow so I can have some sweet new tees and some driving music for my shore trip next week. Otherwise, maybe when I return to pickup my pile of junk mail and bills from the PO.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 4:53pm Cecile:

it ia all that and more, Pi.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 4:54pm Cecile:

mine was waiting for me at work after vacation
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 4:56pm chocolate monk:

@MacGuffin, Phil has heard it ALL before. and you know what? he don't care, a nicer man you could not meet and his art over many decades stands the test of time. And we should also tip the hat to miss Chen re: that track, it weren't the old duffers fault guv'ner!
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 4:56pm Milson:

...already applied WFMU issued band-aids to a child's knee...
  Thu. 7/17/14 4:57pm Oscar:

so i was digging through the archives and came across something disturbing... Dave Matthews Band made the "heavily played" WMFU records list in 1994.

Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 4:58pm Milson:

...and it has been all downhill since...
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 4:59pm MacGuffin:

When I said 'screeching caterwaul of a dying syphilitic whore' I meant it in a NICE way!
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 5:00pm fleep:

[feels the shame, shakes it off]
  Thu. 7/17/14 5:01pm Marmalade Kitty:

maybe it was the recording of station manager Kens microphone experiment
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 5:02pm Milson:

@MacGuffin - Is there any other? Ha! Oh, yikes, did I just say that!? gulp...
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 5:03pm Milson:

sorry mom, didn't mean any disrespect... because I know you're listening in New Mexcio... how are the dogs? did you get that disability check yet? how's the MS? I love you!
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 5:05pm Milson:

Any good movies? did you do that already?
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 5:11pm chocolate monk:

johnny winter died. Is this someone Fabio and Clay could hold hands over??
  Thu. 7/17/14 5:12pm Marmalade Kitty:

(Only jokin SMK), I can only relate sounds to my own experience
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 5:12pm fred:

Audrey Chen is amazing. Phil Minton is good, but I confess I've lost interest over the years, he's become far too predictable for me
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 5:19pm Rich in Washington:

Minton was just in Portland a couple of weeks ago, at The Creative Music Guild.
  Thu. 7/17/14 5:19pm Marmalade Kitty:

One damn fine show, Fabio
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 5:22pm dale:

i thought fabio was gonna play a rock block of johnny winter
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 5:23pm chocolate monk:

@dale HA!!! yeah man,,, fab/clay Haden/WInter spin off!!!!!!!!!!!
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 5:25pm YETI BOB:

this sounds pretty wild in headphones, there are 2 basses, one in each channel. are they both Charlie Haden?
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 5:26pm chocolate monk:

we got married to this track. the Registrar looked confused then asked if it was playing backwards.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 5:29pm Cecile:

really, monk? That's awesome.
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 5:30pm YETI BOB:

ah, the second bassist is Scott LaFaro. but who's on the left and who's on the right?
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 5:31pm YETI BOB:

discogs sez: Don Cherry, Scott LaFaro and Billy Higgins are heard on the left channel, Eric Dolphy, Freddie Hubbard, Charlie Haden and Ed Blackwell are heard right.
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 5:32pm YETI BOB:

(and, this is awesome)
  Thu. 7/17/14 5:33pm Dean:

Alan Broadbent paid tribute to Haden in his recent mailing:

Here is my arrangement of Wayfaring Stranger with Charlie Haden:
"I'm going home to see my mother. She said she'd meet me when I come." Rest in peace, dear man. Golden fields lie out before you.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 5:35pm northguineahills:

Anyone see the new Jodorowsky film? I saw it last Friday, and it was tre nice.
Avatar    Thu. 7/17/14 5:35pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

Sorry to admit I haven't played Free Jazz in ages. Like 15ish years since I've heard it. It has gotten even better with time.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 5:36pm northguineahills:

It's been two years for me, when I went through my recs abc (it took 5 years).
Avatar    Thu. 7/17/14 5:36pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

NGH: saw it here a while back: some nice crossover moments with Santa Sangre, where some scenes were mapped out without as much metaphor... A good time.
Avatar    Thu. 7/17/14 5:38pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

[santa sangre, Fenix with the elephant: "pleeze... don't die...."]
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 5:38pm chocolate monk:

@Cecile.. yep.. 1999.... crunked up day. i think some Bucky was involved, no shit.
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 5:39pm chocolate monk:

man, gotta see that new Jodorowsky... Just saw the Dune doc.. what a fucking joyous genius!! i wanna lick his face.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 5:42pm Cecile:

hahahaha, monk. That still rocks.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 5:43pm northguineahills:

@Rev: I was actually pointing that out. I got a collection of his pre-film comics in Mexico, and most of the imagery and themes would come to play in his films. My gf got one of his recent books, but I read super slow en espanol.
  Thu. 7/17/14 5:43pm P-90:

Jodorowsky has a new book out too, a memoir. My favorite lit professor at Columbia did the translation. Haven't had a chance to read it yet, but perused some pages, it looks like a must-read for AJ freaks.
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 5:44pm Jeff Golick:

Oh yeah.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 5:45pm northguineahills:

@P-90: I should look for the English translation, b/c otherwise this will take a month for me to read.
Avatar    Thu. 7/17/14 5:45pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

[raises hand at "AJ freaks."]
  Thu. 7/17/14 5:46pm P-90:

For instance, if someone were so into Jodorowsy that he wanted to lick Alejandro's face, I'd say the book is going to be a real treat, it covers his life but focuses on the making of each of his films, in detail.
  Thu. 7/17/14 5:47pm Marmalade Kitty:

Yeti Bob; I love to listen to L&R speaker independently sometimes, but some times I can still hear vague echoey trace of L&R.. is that my sound set up or is it to be expected?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 5:47pm Mike East:

I've only ever seen Holy Mountain...which blew my lid off. where do I go next? El Topo?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 5:48pm Cecile:

Gotta go, but it's been a great show and fun "talking" to everyone.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 5:49pm dale:

elaine stritch died today as well. is she the third? or fourth? or fifth?
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 5:49pm Sem Chumbo:

Would love to look at the "book" of AJ's Dune: every shot, 3,000 in all, hand-drawn renderings...lid-flipping doesn't come close.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 5:49pm Stanley:

@Mike - Santa Sangre is bizarre and amazing. I loved it.
  Thu. 7/17/14 5:50pm P-90:

@ Marmalade: Most stereo mixes will have at least a little "bleed" of the left channel sound in the right and vice-versa, it sounds better...
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 5:50pm Sem Chumbo:

Bye, Cecile. Later.
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 5:50pm chocolate monk:

Jodorowsky is an absolute inspiration!!! he should be pumped into all households,, just him rambling on. life affirming!!! compared to all the shit we absorb everyday? no contest. the guy is fucking priceless just as a human, outside of his movies... and those fuckers are monsters.... of love.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 5:51pm Cecile:

not elaine stritch. damn
Avatar    Thu. 7/17/14 5:51pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

@Mike: Gotta do El Topo before you die. Mandatory.
My absolute favorite film of all time by anyone is Santa Sangre. My old beat-up VHS copy has been ritually watched on my birthday every year for centuries. When they finally released a DVD in the states, I flipped the hell out..
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 5:53pm northguineahills:

I'd say go w/ El Topo then Sante Sangre, then Dance of Reality will make sense (the new one).
  Thu. 7/17/14 5:53pm Marmalade Kitty:

oh, thanks P-90, I thought so
  Thu. 7/17/14 5:54pm P-90:

@Sem: I actually saw that storyboard by Moebius in LA in the 70s, I knew people who were hired to work on the film and went off to Paris, then came back emotionally wrecked when the plug suddenly got pulled. The visualizations of the characters were excellent, great costumes, everything. It's mostly black and white, pen and ink. It's the whole movie, shot-by-shot.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 5:55pm northguineahills:

He finally (after 20+ years) got funding to film the sequel to El Topo, Abel Cain.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 5:55pm Mike East:

groovy - got 'em queued up. Thanks dudes.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 5:55pm northguineahills:

Thanks Fabio! Groovy-ass set!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 7/17/14 5:55pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Until next week, keep failing.
Avatar    Thu. 7/17/14 5:56pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

yeh, i remember seeing mockups of the poster for "the sons of el topo" -- had wondered whatever became of that.
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 5:56pm YETI BOB:

I know "El Topo" is a touchstone for all cool and right-thinking people, but I found it nearly impossible to get through it.
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 5:57pm Sem Chumbo:

@P-90: envy, thy name is Chumbo.
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 5:57pm chocolate monk:

step dad!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 5:57pm northguineahills:

Don Cherry is Neneh Cherry's step-father.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 5:57pm Stanley:

@Rev - you remember the scene where the boy gets the tattoo from his father? the camera focusing on the boy's tears rolling down his face. Jodorowsky cast his own son in the role and in that scene was crouching under the chair, out of camera range, pushing pins into his own boy's legs. Now that is what I call a director!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 7/17/14 5:58pm northguineahills:

hi-five, chocolate monk!
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 5:58pm Jeff Golick:

Great Haden set.
Avatar Thu. 7/17/14 5:58pm Sem Chumbo:

Screaming Lord Sutch and his Heavy Friends.
  Thu. 7/17/14 5:58pm P-90:

@ Rev Turnip: That's cool that Santa Sangre is your favorite movie, it's great. It also had an element to the story that anticipated the kind of thing that M. Knight Shmalyalyan did years later. Also "Fight Club", but he did it first, and better IMO.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 7/17/14 6:00pm adrian in mpls:

thanks for playing the Haden, Fabio.
  Thu. 7/17/14 6:01pm P-90:

Thanks Fabio!
  Thu. 7/17/14 6:03pm P-90:

Avatar    Thu. 7/17/14 6:03pm V Priceless:

still alive and well, ironically?
  Thu. 7/17/14 6:06pm glenn j:

Rock n Roll Hoochie Koo was first recorded by Johnny Winter And. Rick Derringer was in the band and wrote the song (and recorded his own version a couple years later).
Johnny Winter's version of Dylan's Highway 61 was also a hit, I think.
Also Still Alive & Well.
  Thu. 7/17/14 6:17pm iris:

We do care, Clay!
  Thu. 7/17/14 6:46pm iris:

Wow! Fabio! Will Smith really burns you up!
  Thu. 7/17/14 6:55pm iris:

Fabio...let down your hair.
  Thu. 7/17/14 6:59pm iris:

Thanks for the great show!
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