Options Strength Through Failure with Fabio: Playlist from May 28, 2015 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 May 28, 2015: Failure as a palliative remedy

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Artist Track Album Approx. start time
James Last  Mr Giant Man   Options Voodoo Party  0:00:00 ()
Nicolas Collins  The Spark Heard 'Round the World'   Options Devil's Music  0:12:15 ()
Karlheinz Stockhausen  Gesang der Junglinge (section)   Options Elektronische Musik 1952-1960  0:20:44 ()
Nicolas Collins  Devil's Music B (excerpt)   Options Devil's Music  0:28:05 ()
 
Language Removal Services  Scene 7: Orpheus meets Orpheus, a Crisis of Self Love   Options The 100 Headless Diva  0:45:30 ()
Language Removal Services  Scene 1: Orpheus Journeys to the Hollywood Underworld   Options The 100 Headless Diva  0:46:27 ()
Der Spyra  Level.Voice   Options Excerpts 1  0:48:16 ()
Padna  Wolhee   Options Alku Toinen  0:55:09 ()
Anne James Chaton/Andy Moor  Frequencies   Options Le Journaliste  0:57:24 ()
Hélène Breschand & Sylvain Kassap  Dors Sur Ma Cote   Options Double-Peine  1:06:03 ()
Hélène Breschand & Sylvain Kassap  Eaux Troubles   Options Double-Peine  1:06:22 ()
Hélène Breschand & Sylvain Kassap  Fantôme   Options Double-Peine  1:06:41 ()
      1:16:52 ()
R.A. Cantius  Krapp's Blues   Options Playing in the Dirt  1:26:21 ()
Adam Bohman  Sweepings   Options Music and Words  1:31:37 ()
Adam Bohman  Silvaner   Options Music and Words  1:31:55 ()
Chris Forsyth & Nate Wooley  Evening Rage part II   Options Third  1:42:43 ()
Sult  Uvel   Options Svimmelhed  1:50:18 ()
Axolotl  Oranur   Options Memory Theatre  1:54:07 ()
 
The Poacher  Time Travel Corrodes the Mind   Options Lost Wax  2:11:42 ()
L'ocelle mare  Untitled   Options Serpentement  2:21:18 ()
Musica Elettronica Viva & AMM  Apogee pt.2 (excerpt)   Options Apogee  2:24:23 ()
Tomutonttu  Siat Nousevat Vuorelle   Options Elävänä Planeetalla  2:35:47 ()
Else Marie Pade & Jacob Kirkegaard  Cirrocumulus   Options Svaevninger  2:43:27 ()
 

Listener comments!

Avatar    Thu. 5/28/15 3:05pm V Priceless:

Yo Fabio!
  Thu. 5/28/15 3:07pm Cooh:

Yo ho, Fabio.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/28/15 3:10pm Cecile:

I can't remember if it was you, Fabio, but someone sais they found the movie "Black Swan" amusing a while back. I was puzzled at first, but then I saw the actual movie, and it was fricking hilarious. Best bad movie I've seen in forever.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 5/28/15 3:11pm Polyus:

The final shot is a treasure. "I was perfect. . ."
Avatar    Thu. 5/28/15 3:12pm V Priceless:

it's got nothing on "The Red Shoes"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/28/15 3:12pm Stepchild:

Failure of tuning
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/28/15 3:12pm Cecile:

Yeah. I was almost crying by that time, Poly.
Avatar Thu. 5/28/15 3:13pm Claw!:

Hey hey, fellow Failures!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/28/15 3:14pm Cecile:

I was rooting for Mila Kunis to pull a Nomi Malone and kneecap her or something.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/28/15 3:14pm Cecile:

or to quote the Simpsons: "the rat symbolizes obviousness."
Avatar    Thu. 5/28/15 3:16pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

digging.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 5/28/15 3:16pm Polyus:

I don't know if Darren Aronofsky was shooting for camp, but he sure achieved it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/28/15 3:18pm Cecile:

exactly, Polyus. It was just like this ridiculous, overacted trainwreck in tulle. I will have to watch it again with more beers.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/28/15 3:18pm Cecile:

It made whatever happened to Baby Jane look naturalistic.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 5/28/15 3:21pm Polyus:

I recall that when the lights came up, we just sat there laughing as the confused/disgruntled crowd filed out, some of them looking at us like "you guys thought that crap was funny?" Way better than Showgirls.
  Thu. 5/28/15 3:23pm Dean:

Until just now, I never realized that Sonic Youth's "TV Shit" is not their execution of this Stockhausen.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/28/15 3:24pm Cecile:

Yeah, it's better than Showgirls, but it's just as heavy handed.
Avatar    Thu. 5/28/15 3:24pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

more digging.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/28/15 3:25pm Cecile:

this is great, imdb poster goes "this is either the most awesome stupid movie or the most stupidly awesome movie"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/28/15 3:28pm Cecile:

sorry that was from Rotten Tomatoes
  Thu. 5/28/15 3:32pm Dean:

Sampling Aaron Copland?
Avatar    Thu. 5/28/15 3:32pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

Needing dig therapy soon, at this rate.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/28/15 3:33pm northguineahills:

@Dean: I have both records (well, the SY one on cd).
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 5/28/15 3:34pm Polyus:

I like Darren Aronofsky because of his flaws, not in spite of them. I haven't gotten around to seeing Noah yet, though. That one looks like a bummer.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 5/28/15 3:35pm Ken From Hyde Park:

I see that "Mr. Giant Man" is up to 58 clicky stars. That's a lot of stars; a lot of clicky.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 5/28/15 3:35pm steve:

Collins wrote a great book on circuit bending and diy noisemakers. s219.photobucket.com...
  Thu. 5/28/15 3:36pm Dean:

@ngh: I have the SY CD, the only SY in my collection, not counting the delightful "Fuck Shit Up" with Thurston, Lee, and Christian Marclay from their live performance at Victo, which I saw. Not a big SY fan here, but I fell for their tip of the hat to KS.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/28/15 3:36pm Carmichael:

Heya Fabs and peeps. Lots of connection issues and page reloads on my end. What I can hear is great, though.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/28/15 3:39pm common:

well hello. still failing here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 5/28/15 3:41pm steve:

Mr Giant Man has attained some sort of WFMU singularity. its like the point at which we all intersect.
  Thu. 5/28/15 3:42pm Dean:

Pretty sure I could go 24 hours exclusively complaining, but that's just me.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 5/28/15 3:45pm Polyus:

That's a good idea for a contest to get into the Guinness Book of World Records.
  Thu. 5/28/15 3:46pm Dean:

@Polyus: Don't get me started on the Guinness Book! Have you seen that thing lately? Cheesy paper, bad photographic reproductions, inane records...

[Just kidding.]
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/28/15 4:07pm common:

really enjoying this, fabio! and right you are, steve!
Avatar    Thu. 5/28/15 4:16pm V Priceless:

where's Clay with those German pronunciations when you need him?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 5/28/15 4:16pm Polyus:

I have heard a couple things from that Padna record this week, really liking it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/28/15 4:19pm Cecile:

wow? really? I thought those were treasured, valued movies? it's sad to hear that the masters fell into disrepair.
Avatar Thu. 5/28/15 4:25pm Fabio:

@ Cecile: Actually, some of the negatives were partially destroyed in a fire! they had to sources sections from various archives to piece it all together again, but they did an excellent job!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/28/15 4:34pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...'film' after all synonymous w/ 'ephemeral'
...enjoying as ever...
Avatar    Thu. 5/28/15 4:38pm Chris from DC:

ooh, this is nice.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/28/15 4:46pm common:

i think i need to go into film restoration. or maybe be a garbage man.
  Thu. 5/28/15 4:48pm ?:

or maybe a garbage restoration man?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/28/15 4:48pm Mike East:

oops...dat was me.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/28/15 4:51pm common:

good idea, mike east!
Avatar    Thu. 5/28/15 4:57pm Chris from DC:

Haven't heard Axolotl in a while. Clicked.
Avatar Thu. 5/28/15 5:02pm Tusalava:

It's important to warn the people, prepare them.
Avatar Thu. 5/28/15 5:03pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

This show opened with 12 long minutes of Mr. Giant Man:
wfmu.org... (I filled in in for Fabio)
Avatar Thu. 5/28/15 5:05pm Tusalava:

If it was all Mister Giant Man, those minutes were not long enough.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 5/28/15 5:06pm steve:

hi Kenzo!
Avatar Thu. 5/28/15 5:06pm Tusalava:

I knew I was having particularly excellent dreams for a reason.
  Thu. 5/28/15 5:07pm Dean:

Ya gotta have H(e)art.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/28/15 5:14pm Cecile:

Fabio, it sounds like they did a great job, but boy. Fires. nasty stuff
Avatar    Thu. 5/28/15 5:16pm Chris from DC:

Off for beersies, then Obnox and Death. Later.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/28/15 5:17pm Cecile:

oboy, camp stinker Grace of Monaco is getting its US debut on the Lifetime network! I have to see that. It sounds amazingly awful
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/28/15 5:17pm Cecile:

Beer, Obnox and Death. Sounds like a great night.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 5/28/15 5:20pm Ken From Hyde Park:

@Chris - Just make sure you do those things in the right order.
Avatar Thu. 5/28/15 5:23pm Tusalava:

Obnox and Death? I am incredibly jealous.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 5/28/15 5:35pm common:

nice chris! beersies!
Avatar    Thu. 5/28/15 5:45pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

DIGGING. Still.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 5/28/15 6:01pm Cheri Pi:

Ride captain!
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