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Options June 23, 2015: The Concrete Cactus

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Artist Track Album Label Year Approx. start time
The In-Theme          0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Stencil Forest  Opening Act   Options Opening Act  Realtime  1983  0:02:01 (Pop‑up)
Cosmic Ray  In Harmony   Options Living Today  Spirit  1980  0:07:50 (Pop‑up)
Real Eyes  Lucifer's Sons   Options Real Eyes  Wizard  1981  0:12:07 (Pop‑up)
Earthrise  Eden's Child   Options Earthrise  Arceden Music  1977  0:18:34 (Pop‑up)
Fireballet  Chinatown Boulevards   Options Two, Too...  Passport  1976  0:25:17 (Pop‑up)
Stencil Forest  Celestial Voices   Options Opening Act  Realtime  1983  0:34:19 (Pop‑up)
Fireballet  Carrollon   Options Two, Too...  Passport  1976  0:38:39 (Pop‑up)
Pentwater  Billboard Smiles   Options Out of the Abyss  RE: Syn-Phonic  1978  0:44:39 (Pop‑up)
The New Age  I Ran   Options Neptuned  Microdot  1980  0:51:30 (Pop‑up)
Shuttah  Concrete   Options The Image Maker, Vol. 1 & 2  RE: Shadoks  1971  0:54:30 (Pop‑up)
The Mike Gunn  Edie   Options Durban Poison  Double Naught  1992  0:55:47 (Pop‑up)
Honey Ltd.  Love, the Devil (1968?)   Options The Complete LHI Recordings  Light in the Attic  2013  1:01:45 (Pop‑up)
The Pandamonium  I Am What I Am   Options The Unreleased Album (196?)  Radioactive  2004  1:04:13 (Pop‑up)
Christopher  Death Song   Options What'cha Gonna Do?  RE: Scenescof  1969  1:10:54 (Pop‑up)
Euphoria  No Me Tomorrow   Options V.A.: (With Love) A Pot of Flowers  Mainstream  1967  1:14:14 (Pop‑up)
Society's Children  Darkness   Options 1968 to 1974  Coyote Productions  2015  1:17:26 (Pop‑up)
Quicksilver Messenger Service  Gold and Silver   Options Quicksilver Messenger Service  Capitol  1968  1:20:33 (Pop‑up)
Rayburn  Your Mind (Doubt) (1972?)   Options Rayburn  Psych of the South  2009  1:27:14 (Pop‑up)
The Palace Guards  Looking Everywhere (1968)   Options The Palace Guards  Gear Fab  2006  1:30:27 (Pop‑up)
Brain Police  Adler   Options Brain Police  RE: Shadoks  1968  1:33:14 (Pop‑up)
The Amboy Dukes  Down on Philip's Escalator   Options The Amboy Dukes  Mainstream  1967  1:36:41 (Pop‑up)
Sunset Love  Change (1968)   Options Psychedelic Moods – Part 2 [split w/ Inner Sanctum]  Cicadelic  2010  1:39:43 (Pop‑up)
Children of the Mushroom  August Mademoiselle (1968)   Options Children of the Mushroom  Out-Sider  2014  1:41:48 (Pop‑up)
Al & Little Bob  The Rack   Options V.A.: Pre-Punk, 1965–1968: Cleveland, Ohio – Integrity Productions  Ohio Moon  2009  1:47:43 (Pop‑up)
Ron House  New Maps of Hell (198?)   Options New Wave as the Next Guy  Spare Me  1997  1:50:28 (Pop‑up)
Mick Ness  Burn Me Out Again   Options Leave Me Your Ears  Torso  1981  1:51:57 (Pop‑up)
Farming John & His Hep-Cat Groovstas  Game of Bagatelle   Options V.A.: Brief Exclamations and Outbursts  Sex on Sunday  1983  1:54:59 (Pop‑up)
Dogbowl  Walking Away   Options Flan  Shimmy Disc  1992  1:57:59 (Pop‑up)
The Mommyheads  Cactus Farm   Options Acorn  Fang  1989  2:00:44 (Pop‑up)
Kitchen & the Plastic Spoons  Fantastic (1980)   Options Best Off  Ill Wind  2007  2:04:13 (Pop‑up)
Kissyfur  Lemon and Lime   Options Frambuesa  Straight Furniture  1995  2:06:57 (Pop‑up)
Chrome  Firebomb   Options 3rd from the Sun  Siren  1982  2:09:39 (Pop‑up)
Roxy Music  Amazona   Options Stranded  Island  1973  2:13:22 (Pop‑up)
That Dog  Michael Jordan   Options Totally Crushed Out!  DGC  1995  2:17:30 (Pop‑up)
Top of the Pops Orchestra  Virginia Plain   Options Top of the Pops - Vol. 26  Hallmark / Pickwick  1972  2:25:01 (Pop‑up)
Gorky's Zygotic Mynci  Sdim Yr Adar Yn Canu   Options Amber Gambler EP  Ankst  1996  2:28:04 (Pop‑up)
Deerhoof  The Galaxist   Options Friend Opportunity  Kill Rock Stars  2006  2:30:45 (Pop‑up)
Satellite & Atom Cristal  Bibi   Options Satellite & Atom Cristal  Tago Mago  1983  2:33:29 (Pop‑up)
Whammy Bartok  Stroll   Options Whammy Bartok  no label  2014  2:36:58 (Pop‑up)
The Residents  Serenade for Missy   Options The Tunes of Two Cities  Ralph  1982  2:40:27 (Pop‑up)
Randall Reed with the Forerunners  The Peppermint Stick Man   Options V.A.: The American Song-Poem Christmas: Daddy, Is Santa Really Six Foot Four?  Bar/None  2003  2:43:38 (Pop‑up)
The Driving Stupid  Horror Asparagus Stories (1966)   Options Horror Asparagus Stories  Sundazed  2002  2:45:57 (Pop‑up)
Bongwater  Connie   Options The Power of Pussy  Shimmy Disc  1990  2:48:32 (Pop‑up)
The Gist  Problem Attics (bonus track) (1982?)   Options Embrace the Herd  Cherry Red  2007  2:51:10 (Pop‑up)
Roger Dean  MeanHarmony 2   Options Multi-Piano: 1978–2012  Tall Poppies  2012  2:54:15 (Pop‑up)
The Out-Theme  Gelbart: My Favorite Vacation [part of] + Die Trip Computer Die: Airborn [part of]   Options       3:01:44 (Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 6/23/15 11:31am Aaron in Minneapolis:

So Tape Hiss Next week?
Avatar Tue. 6/23/15 11:33am Tony Coulter:

Hey, Aaron!

Yep, next week is cassette week....
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 6/23/15 11:34am Aaron in Minneapolis:

When you take a week off I always get confused
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 12:00pm listener james from westwood:

How do, Tony and all!!
Avatar Tue. 6/23/15 12:01pm Tony Coulter:

Hey ho, Listener J!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 12:01pm JtotheK:

hi everybody!
Avatar Tue. 6/23/15 12:01pm Tony Coulter:

Please forgive me, Lord, for the track that's coming up....
Avatar Tue. 6/23/15 12:02pm Tony Coulter:

Ahoy, JtotheK!
  Tue. 6/23/15 12:09pm Mark Williams:

the Lord is considering your appeal, Tony. Have you any character witnesses?
Avatar Tue. 6/23/15 12:10pm Tony Coulter:

Just George and Ringo. (Heya, Mark!)
Avatar 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 12:12pm V Priceless:

Hey Tony! Welcome back!
Avatar Tue. 6/23/15 12:12pm Tony Coulter:

Greetings, VP!
  Tue. 6/23/15 12:15pm Dean:

My kid's in a church camp that issues each participant a CD of devotional rock songs. They sound like Green Day, only less sucky.
Avatar Tue. 6/23/15 12:16pm Tony Coulter:

Hola, Dean!
Avatar 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 12:20pm V Priceless:

Let there be fat analog synths!
Avatar Tue. 6/23/15 12:22pm Tony Coulter:

Yeah, I be wallowing in the proggy prog for a bit, then switching gears.
Avatar 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 12:26pm V Priceless:

sounding swell, TC! BTW, Ringo never looked so good, even if he is looking kinda Jon Lordy!
  Tue. 6/23/15 12:28pm Dean:

Earthrise, Fireballet ... portmanteau prog. Windcloud, Treestaple, Couponascent, Floodmustard...
Avatar Tue. 6/23/15 12:31pm Tony Coulter:

Floodmustard! I like it....

I also like how George's teeth look as if they're painted black, like a Japanese geisha.
  Tue. 6/23/15 12:32pm Dean:

Floodmustard works. Mustardflood, otoh, evokes Diaperload.
Avatar 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 12:44pm βrian:

Very Yup-like.
Avatar Tue. 6/23/15 12:45pm Tony Coulter:

From what I read, Floodmustard used to be called Smidgeonlurch.
Avatar Tue. 6/23/15 12:46pm Tony Coulter:

Heya, βrian!

Yep, yupadelic!
Avatar 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 12:46pm βrian:

"Followwww me. (Just a little)"
  Tue. 6/23/15 12:46pm Dean:

Yep. Skip and Florian left Smidgeonlurch to form The Report Cards.
  Tue. 6/23/15 12:47pm Dean:

This Pentwater samples Candledrift's first EP.
Avatar 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 12:50pm V Priceless:

most enjoyable, this
Avatar Tue. 6/23/15 12:52pm Tony Coulter:

The New Age = political commentary prog -- a rare breed
Avatar 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 12:52pm Brian in UK:

Hello Tony & other real to reelers.
'Spikes on the Inside' would be a favourite of mine if they existed.
Avatar Tue. 6/23/15 12:54pm Tony Coulter:

Greets, Brian in UK!
"Spikes on the Inside" ... I like it!
Avatar 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 12:54pm βrian:

The ⌘n Age.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 12:54pm Uncle Michael:

Are they drafting for Iran already?
Avatar Tue. 6/23/15 12:55pm Tony Coulter:

Uncle Michael! Hola hey hello!
Avatar 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 12:57pm Brian in UK:

Durban Poison, now that was a smoke.
Avatar 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 12:57pm Brian in UK:

Avatar Tue. 6/23/15 1:08pm Tony Coulter:

Hmm. Never occurred to me before, but this Pandamonium track is a bit like H.P. Lovecraft, maybe.
Avatar Tue. 6/23/15 1:16pm Tony Coulter:

After all that manic proggy elfin triumphalism, I figured it was time for some depressiveness.
  Tue. 6/23/15 1:18pm Dean:

This Sleater-Kinney?
Avatar Tue. 6/23/15 1:19pm Tony Coulter:

Actually, a teenage boy guitarist and his mom.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 1:19pm Rich in Washington:

I came here to say that it sounds like they're singing 'starfish comin' to my mind'.
  Tue. 6/23/15 1:19pm Dean:

I thought Sleater-Kinney was a teenage boy guitarist and his mom.
Avatar Tue. 6/23/15 1:20pm Tony Coulter:

Heya Rich!

Better than starfish comin' IN my mind. Or maybe not....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 1:24pm Rich in Washington:

i was reading an article about mass starfish die-offs and had a dream about them recently.
Avatar Tue. 6/23/15 1:25pm Tony Coulter:

I was given a dried starfish as a kid. I learned the hard way that it's a bad idea to put such things in the tub.
Avatar 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 1:28pm βrian:

"The cosmos is within us. We are made of star fish."
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 1:28pm Rich in Washington:

There's a saying in there somewhere.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 1:29pm Rich in Washington:

starfish make me think about H.P. Lovecraft.
Avatar 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 1:30pm βrian:

"Hop in my 400 h.p. Love Craft, Sweetheart."
Avatar Tue. 6/23/15 1:31pm Tony Coulter:

NB: The Palace Guards are not the Emitt Rhodes band (his was singular).
Avatar Tue. 6/23/15 1:33pm Tony Coulter:

i.e., he could only afford one Palace Guard.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 1:34pm Rich in Washington:

I was wondering who the Brain Police were. I was walking around humming 'who are the brain police?'
Avatar Tue. 6/23/15 1:35pm Tony Coulter:

A psych song about Alfred Adler?? Why not.
Avatar Tue. 6/23/15 1:35pm Tony Coulter:

@ Rich: Ha!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 1:37pm listener james from westwood:

Next up, the debut album by Million Multiphasic Personality Inventory!
Fine fine stuff as of the halfway mark, Tony! Also dug DDDJJJ666 last week.
Avatar Tue. 6/23/15 1:39pm Tony Coulter:

Thanks, James! Glad you enjoyed the Thom Thom Club last week!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 1:40pm Rich in Washington:

was that The Nuge on guitar, I wonder?
Avatar Tue. 6/23/15 1:40pm Tony Coulter:

Think it was!
  Tue. 6/23/15 1:44pm Cryptic Corp.:

Meet Paul McCrawfish John Crawfish George Crawfish + Ringo Starfish!
Avatar Tue. 6/23/15 1:48pm Tony Coulter:

It's N. Senada! Heya, Cryptic Corp.!
  Tue. 6/23/15 1:56pm HELLLOOOOOO?:

Bring back the good humor man.
Avatar Tue. 6/23/15 1:57pm Tony Coulter:

Hello, HELLLOOOOOO?! (Is there an echo in here?)
  Tue. 6/23/15 1:58pm Angie-Maria-Angelina:

Duh. HULLO????!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 2:01pm Rich in Washington:

Dogbowl is the one Shimmy act that I somehow never once listened to, even when I was in my Shimmy phase. Now I want more of their stuff.
Avatar Tue. 6/23/15 2:03pm Tony Coulter:

Angie-Maria-Angelina: HELLLOOOOOO!
  Tue. 6/23/15 2:05pm Mark Williams:

forgot to mention Tony that my Premium CD arrived. Another great one. I've yet to fully digest it, but only a few tracks were already familiar to me. Thank you again.
Avatar Tue. 6/23/15 2:06pm Tony Coulter:

@ Rich: Dogbowl was one of the best Shimmy Disc acts, methinks.
Avatar Tue. 6/23/15 2:07pm Tony Coulter:

@ Mark Williams: Glad you're enjoying the premium!! And, of course, thanks so much for pledging enough to get one.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 2:10pm Rich in Washington:

the moderne incarnation of Chrome is coming to portland soonish.
Avatar Tue. 6/23/15 2:11pm Tony Coulter:

Are they worth seeing, you think? I'm not up on recent activities.
Avatar 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 2:13pm V Priceless:

Steve Fishman on bass, who's currently on the road w/Hugh Cornwell here on the East coast, that much I know
Avatar 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 2:14pm V Priceless:

Woo! Roxy!
Avatar 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 2:15pm V Priceless:

this might be fave cut from 'Stranded'
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 2:15pm Rich in Washington:

the new album is pretty cool. They sound a lot like peak-era Edge/Creed Chrome, to me. Maybe. I rarely attend many shows, esp. reformed bands. Just not my thing. I don't know.
Avatar 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 2:16pm V Priceless:

always wondered about this 'Third Uncle' part...
Avatar Tue. 6/23/15 2:17pm Tony Coulter:

@ Rich: I'm kind of that way too. Very glad I went to see Magma, though. Some groups really do manage to recapture past glories -- they did, for sure.
  Tue. 6/23/15 2:17pm N. Senada:

Love of Chrome-Helios a Must. Check Out D> Kamikaze WFMU Archives .
  Tue. 6/23/15 2:21pm Dean:

Sadly, I missed Magma, but my buddies caught and loved them. Reformed or not, don't miss Van Halen, though. They rock!
  Tue. 6/23/15 2:25pm Dean:

No artists credited, no artists harmed. Frankly, I think the covers of current pop tunes by Kidz Bop to which my kids listen avidly are superior to most of the originals, a low threshold, I know. Would love to hear Kidz Bop cover Chrome.
Avatar 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 2:25pm V Priceless:

@ Dean: I did score tickets to Van Heflin, with Molten Berle in support, + Iron Malden.
  Tue. 6/23/15 2:26pm Dean:

Vocalist Sammy Lee Davis?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 2:27pm Stanley:

Far out - Top of the Pops LPs
Jeez I remember them at only 70p when the real stuff cost 3 quid!!
  Tue. 6/23/15 2:27pm Dean:

See? Who needs Eno?!
Avatar Tue. 6/23/15 2:27pm Tony Coulter:

Ahoy, Stanley!
Avatar 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 2:28pm V Priceless:

new band name = Who Needs Eno?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 2:28pm Stanley:

...or something like that. But anyway, no self - respecting pop fan would have such a thing in the house.
  Tue. 6/23/15 2:29pm Dean:

I say poo to self-respecting pop fans.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 2:30pm Stanley:

However, the bikini beach babe on the covers did have a certain appeal to a spotty 13-year old.
  Tue. 6/23/15 2:30pm Dean:

I've had enough of Eno. Eno, ugh!
  Tue. 6/23/15 2:31pm Dean:

Another round of portmanteau band names?
Avatar 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 2:31pm V Priceless:

@ Dean - on the VH singer front, it's actually F. Lee Bishop, Jr. this time out...
  Tue. 6/23/15 2:32pm Dean:

Shoulderblade, Vanhalen, Deerhalen, Vanhoof
Avatar Tue. 6/23/15 2:33pm northguineahills:

Hadn't heard That Dog in decades, oh, and Deerhoof!
Avatar 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 2:33pm V Priceless:

Avatar Tue. 6/23/15 2:34pm Tony Coulter:

You're a one-man band-name generator, Dean!
  Tue. 6/23/15 2:35pm Eno is One:

Gong is One/ One is YOU.
Avatar Tue. 6/23/15 2:35pm Tony Coulter:

Heya, NGH!

I'm re-living the '90s these days. Has something to do with the kinds of CDs I've been finding super-cheap recently.
  Tue. 6/23/15 2:36pm Dean:

I give discounts to two-man bands looking for names.
Avatar 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 2:38pm V Priceless:

so what's the math on two-man bands looking for four names?
Avatar Tue. 6/23/15 2:38pm Tony Coulter:

Whammy Bartok is a Smegma offshoot -- and thus, a Portland project.
Avatar Tue. 6/23/15 2:42pm Tony Coulter:

Somebody had to let the Residents in....
  Tue. 6/23/15 2:44pm Dean:

I got an autographed Smegma CD. Richard Meltzer.

Here's my boilerplate contract, VP: http://bit.ly/1e1U7NJ
Avatar 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 2:46pm V Priceless:

ha! Perfect, Dean!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 2:46pm Rich in Washington:

One of the Smegma off-shootees handed me a Whammy Bartok CD at an event and I promptly lost it. Still looking.
  Tue. 6/23/15 2:47pm Dean:

Remember Mykal Board's ART?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 2:48pm Rich in Washington:

Some Smegs are going to be doing something in Portland with Big City Orchestra in August but not sure what, where...
Avatar Tue. 6/23/15 2:48pm Tony Coulter:

I do! Also fond of put-downs.
Avatar Tue. 6/23/15 2:49pm Tony Coulter:

That last comment RE ART....

Smegma City Orchestra, huh? Sounds promising....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 2:49pm Rich in Washington:

Peak Bongwater!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 2:50pm Rich in Washington:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 2:51pm Rich in Washington:

  Tue. 6/23/15 2:51pm Dean:

Who's playing PDX July 22-24? I'll be there for beer on the waterfront. Bongwaterfront.
Avatar Tue. 6/23/15 2:53pm Tony Coulter:

Dunno ....
Avatar Tue. 6/23/15 2:54pm Tony Coulter:

No, not THAT Roger Dean.....
  Tue. 6/23/15 2:55pm Dean:


Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 2:58pm listener james from westwood:

Argh, 3 pm comes around too soon. Thanks, Tony!
Avatar 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 2:58pm βrian:

Well, that little Laotian noodle salad was good …
And now the show's over? Ack.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 2:59pm Stanley:

terric stuff, thanks Tony
Avatar 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 2:59pm V Priceless:

fab show, TC! Thanks!

Useless info: Actually met R. Dean (THAT one), and was delighted to hear him say that most of his original inspiration came from the Filmore-era poster artists!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 2:59pm Uncle Michael:

Thanks Tony!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Tue. 6/23/15 3:00pm JtotheK:

thanks Tony!
Avatar Tue. 6/23/15 3:02pm Tony Coulter:

Thanks, all! See yerz next week!!
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