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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 January 7, 2016: 30 Years of Radio Failure

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Artist Track Album Comments Approx. start time
James Last  Mr. Giant Man   Options Voodoo Party    0:00:00 ()
Zombies, The  This Will Be Our Year   Options Odessey & Oracle    0:10:19 ()
Miles Davis  Générique   Options Ascenseur pour l'echafaud OST    0:11:20 ()
Neokarma Jooklo Trio  Arabian Sun   Options Solar Vision    0:12:21 ()
N.A.D.M.A.  Homage To Amilcar Cabral   Options Uno Zingaro di Atlante con un Fiore a New York    0:18:11 ()
Volcano the Bear  Cond   Options Commencing (box set)    0:25:32 ()
Miles Davis  Au Bar Du Petit Bac   Options Ascenseur pour l'echafaud OST    0:28:58 ()
 
Paul Bley  Ictus   Options Paul Bley & Scorpio    0:49:13 ()
Paul Bley & Annette Peacock  Gargantuan Encounter   Options Dual Unity    0:50:07 ()
Bley-Peacock Synthesizer Show  A Loss of Consciousness   Options Revenge    0:53:18 ()
Paul Bley Quintet  Batterie   Options Barrage    1:06:04 ()
Paul Bley Trio  Blood   Options Blood    1:04:55 ()
 
Million Brazilians  Beginning   Options Poderoso Monicato    1:24:08 ()
Biota  When They Know   Options Tumble    1:31:08 ()
Intersystems  Kaleidoscope   Options Free Psychedelic Poster Inside  3 lp Boxed Set re-issue "Intersystems"  1:37:00 ()
Brinstaar  Lemo   Options Infotswetock    1:45:39 ()
El-G  De Salem   Options La Chimie    1:50:58 ()
 
Basil Kirchin  Emergence Pt. 3   Options Worlds Within Worlds    2:05:59 ()
Leif Elggren, Per Jonsson & Kent Tankred  MAT (excerpt)   Options UGN MAT    2:16:27 ()
Volcano the Bear  Fat Monarch   Options Commencing (box set)    2:22:49 ()
Jon Appleton  Bremen Town Musicians   Options Appleton Syntonic Menagerie 2    2:26:23 ()
Jon Appleton  Nyckelharpen Variations   Options Appleton Syntonic Menagerie 2    2:26:43 ()
 
Harmonia  Schaumberg   Options Live 1974    2:40:50 ()
Decibel  Orgon Patafisico Part II   Options Fiat Lux    2:51:13 ()
Gabor Szabo   Search for Nirvana   Options Jazz Raga`    2:57:19 ()
 

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/7/16 3:04pm mrdonutsu:

What will it be...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 3:05pm Cecile:

FAB, great starter.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 3:05pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...the basically flawless Zombies...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/7/16 3:05pm Devin B.:

this is optimistic
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 3:05pm Cecile:

revRab, I have to agree. Their box set might be the best all the way through, alternate tracks and all.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/7/16 3:06pm Ken From Hyde Park:

The Failure of 2016! The world apparently runs on a failure-driven economy now.
Avatar Thu. 1/7/16 3:07pm Wild Neil:

Happy New Year Fabio and all listeners!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 3:08pm Marcel M:

Yo Fabio!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 3:11pm Cecile:

RIP Pierre Boulez.
Avatar Thu. 1/7/16 3:11pm Wild Neil:

This wailing middle-eastern sounding music is cool!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 3:12pm Cecile:

I always seem to like Mile's lesser weirder works.
Avatar Thu. 1/7/16 3:12pm Wild Neil:

My sick body with its infernal cold virus is craving a freezing cold can of coke to hopefully dislodge some dead throat cells in thermal spasm.....so here goes....back soon...
Avatar Thu. 1/7/16 3:13pm Wild Neil:

WOW, wait, THIS is Miles Davis??????????
Avatar Thu. 1/7/16 3:13pm Wild Neil:

Oh, its Neokarma Jookloo....
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 3:14pm Cecile:

IN 1957?!?!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/7/16 3:14pm fred:

Good afternoon Fabio and all
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 3:14pm Cecile:

okay, that was seamless.
Avatar Thu. 1/7/16 3:15pm Wild Neil:

Clicky star for this blissful stoner raga stuff...
Avatar    Thu. 1/7/16 3:19pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

people.
Avatar Thu. 1/7/16 3:20pm Wild Neil:

Rev TD.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 3:24pm coelacanth:

hello Fabio and failure army
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 3:25pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

@Wild Neil: Do you know Rob's TransPacific Paradise - International Music show here 6-9 Eastern Sat.s?: wfmu.org...
If not, ask him for some wailing middle-eastern sounding music (I love it too).
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/7/16 3:25pm fred:

@Cecile: I never talked with Boulez, but I noticed he would say hello to everyone, and I saw him chat with people who were cleaning the floors. The current IRCAM director won't even acknowledge your existence unless you're at least middle management. Then again, an acclaimed musician who showed up unprepared to a rehearsal would get thrown out. Politely, I guess, but firmly
This has made for a weird couple of days at work
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 3:26pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

@fred: Thx & Sorry.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 3:29pm coelacanth:

Gary (bodega pop,drummer stream,wed eve) also plays much middle-eastern wailing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 3:29pm Cecile:

@fred, my dad was like that, too. He had his office in the sub-basement at the school where he taught so he could be in the middle of things in the metallurgy lab, and the mining techs were some of his closest friends. People who are good at what they do, and are secure in themselves don't seem to see all those trappings that other people obsess about.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 3:30pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Bodega Pop: wfmu.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 3:30pm Cecile:

yes, this is good Miles, in my book. Real relaxed and swinging.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 3:31pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

It's like crappy local cover bands being all cocaine attitude - & Jazz Giants shaking your hand & saying 'Thx for coming'. Because that's actually true.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/7/16 3:31pm fred:

@RevRab: No reason to be sorry, he was 90 and achieved a lot of what he set up to do.
  Thu. 1/7/16 3:33pm Dean:

Listened last night to Notations and the three sonatas. Damn, 90 or not, his loss is palpable.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 3:33pm Cecile:

yup, revrab.
But sometimes the greats aren't born gracious, they have to learn too.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 3:33pm coelacanth:

my favorite Miles is the crazy out-there Miles; but i can't argue with that track.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 3:35pm Cecile:

WOW! Congratulations!
  Thu. 1/7/16 3:35pm Brainiac:

Happy Anniversary, Fab.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 3:35pm coelacanth:

i'm happy you're still here!
  Thu. 1/7/16 3:36pm Curt:

30 years! Awesome!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/7/16 3:39pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Yay, Fabio! Irene mentioned Tuesday night that she achieves thirty years this September.
Avatar    Thu. 1/7/16 3:41pm V Priceless:

Hey Fabio and peoples!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 3:42pm Cecile:

wow! Paul Bley!
  Thu. 1/7/16 3:43pm Dean:

Yep, another PB. Also played last night his tribute to Annette with Franz Koglmann and Gary Peacock. Sublime.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 3:46pm coelacanth:

for more Bley after Fabio's show... wfmu.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/7/16 3:56pm mrdonutsu:

FWIW, Patti Smith said Boulez was a really great guy - at her "Horses" show here in Portland last night.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/7/16 3:56pm kirk from beer city usa:

my paul bley records don't sound like this!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/7/16 3:57pm JtotheK:

hi everyone.
  Thu. 1/7/16 3:58pm ?:

Felice anno nuovo, Fabio Dude! AND Happy Anniversary! Failure of the creeping mediocritization of radio...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/7/16 3:58pm Andrew Waterloo:

This is amazing stuff. Paul really encourage Annette to be as unique as possible.
  Thu. 1/7/16 4:00pm P-90:

app oops! "?" message was from lil ol' me
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 4:00pm Cecile:

I think they might have encouraged each other.
Avatar Thu. 1/7/16 4:03pm TDK60:

3 decades Fabio? Yikes! Congrats!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 4:04pm northguineahills:

Wow, that's cool mrdonutsu!

It reminds me that when I saw a performance w/ Luc Ferrari right before he died. He actually went to the exit of the venue, and talked to everyone as they left. I got to shake his hand and talk to him for a minute, great guy. Never got to see Boulez, unfortunately.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 4:04pm Cecile:

I don't think she needed a lot of pushing. From Wikipedia:
"At 19, Annette married jazz bassist Gary Peacock. At the beginning of the '60s she toured with Albert Ayler, studied Zen macrobiotics with Michio Kushi, and was a close associate of Timothy Leary at the psychedelic center in Millbrook.[1]"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 4:05pm Cecile:

that is cool about Patti.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 4:07pm Risky:

Congrats Fabio, you are one of my favorite DJ's of all time. I love you, have you told Clay?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/7/16 4:09pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Clay was trying to enter WFMU last night. I'll bet there's a net full of balloons that he's going to drop on Fabio's head later today.
Avatar Thu. 1/7/16 4:09pm Wild Neil:

@Revolution Rabbit-Thanks! I will try to check it out this weekend...
  Thu. 1/7/16 4:10pm Matt:

Goddang. These don't sound like my Paul Bley records either.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 4:13pm Cecile:

I like both Motorhead and Paul Bley, but how different are they? Motorhead played songs hundreds of times, and Bley said something like "if you play a song twice, it's one time too many".
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 4:13pm Ike:

Watch out! I'm back to cause more trouble!

Oh no, wait. I love all of this stuff. Never mind.
  Thu. 1/7/16 4:13pm P-90:

No surprise Annette was "a close associate" of Dr. Leary's at Millbrook, he never could keep his hands off the young ladies...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 4:13pm Cecile:

I left and came back 40 times. Just wanted you to know Ike. :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/7/16 4:14pm Devin B.:

John Allen played a bunch of great Bley stuff too, including some of those songs with Annette Peacock: www.wfmu.org...
  Thu. 1/7/16 4:14pm P-90:

Cecille: you're the core WFMU demographic
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 4:14pm Cecile:

She actually said he didn't lay a hand on her. He just let her stay there for a while. He was a gentleman, and Annette wasn't into free love.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 4:15pm Cecile:

I think so, P-90
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 4:16pm Cecile:

commenter annie loved it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 4:17pm Cecile:

I still like Ant-man.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 4:18pm Cecile:

Actually, "What We Do In The Shadows" is a great flick, and very hilarious.
Avatar    Thu. 1/7/16 4:18pm Chris from DC:

Love Pulp Fiction, not fond of Reservoir Dogs at all.
  Thu. 1/7/16 4:18pm Polyus:

Fabio, you aren't the only person I have heard trash that movie. Maybe I will save my $.
Avatar    Thu. 1/7/16 4:18pm V Priceless:

imo, best thing QT ever did was screenplay for "True Romance".
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 4:19pm Cecile:

Chris, I didn't even see Reservoir Dogs because I hated its source material "City On Fire" so much. I was furious at that movie.
Avatar Thu. 1/7/16 4:20pm Wild Neil:

I could not watch Pulp Fiction a second time on DVD. All the surprise was gone for me....
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 4:20pm northguineahills:

What We Do in the Shadows is hilarious and fun!
Avatar    Thu. 1/7/16 4:20pm V Priceless:

@ C - just caught that "Shadows" flick - very cool!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 4:21pm Cecile:

It is! And it was filmed for next to nothing, the directors called in all their NZ Cinema chits, and even Peter Jackson donated time and help.
  Thu. 1/7/16 4:23pm P-90:

I still say "Jackie Brown" is the underrated Tarantino gem. And not the only one who feels that way. Check it out and see.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 4:23pm Cecile:

I love Pam Grier. I might have to watch it someday.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 4:24pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

So 'KillBill' is a waste of time, then?
  Thu. 1/7/16 4:24pm Sally:

Tarantino's movies are not like icebergs--there is not a lot underneath, beyond the visible, right?
  Thu. 1/7/16 4:25pm Sally:

This music is great!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 4:26pm Cecile:

You know what was a good movie? That John Wick movie. Redeemed Keanu in my eyes.
  Thu. 1/7/16 4:26pm P-90:

Pam Grier isn't just the star, the whole movie was conceived and written for her, as a showcase for her particular presence and a tribute to the persona she developed in all those B- movies she starred in in the seventies.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/7/16 4:27pm JtotheK:

@P-90 - agreed on Jackie Brown. That and Pulp Fiction are my favorite QT films. I enjoyed Hateful Eight.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 4:28pm Cecile:

I heard about that. I have a beautiful African-American Barbie, called "Tangerine Twist Barbie." she has long hair, a leopard hat, an orange suit, and seamed orange stocking. I call her "Pam Grier Barbie"
Avatar    Thu. 1/7/16 4:28pm Chris from DC:

I wanted to like Jackie Brown more. It's ok though.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/7/16 4:28pm JtotheK:

Pam Grier was terrific in Jackie Brown, and Robert Forster was really good, too. I remember seeing it in the theater, and then not again until a few years later...on laserdisc. And it was far better than I remembered.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 4:29pm Cecile:

www.amazon.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/7/16 4:29pm Greg from ZONE 5:

Happy 2016, Fab! Afternoon, all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 4:29pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

'PulpFiction' made me feel it meant something in a Medium is the Massage sense (@ that time). He of course says he Directs like someone making a mixtape comp. - just using bits of fave films...Also the thing of this ♈Aries communicating such joie de vivre - even if it's thru visceral Violence, which otherwise I'm not interested in experiencing...
Avatar    Thu. 1/7/16 4:29pm Bronwyn Bishop:

I liked the Zombies song earlier
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/7/16 4:30pm mrdonutsu:

Patti also named Lemmy in her long list of people we lost as part of Elegie.

And speaking of core WFMU demographic, Hova of "Greasy Kid Stuff" fame was sitting right in front of me...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/7/16 4:31pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Thinking of old movies, I have a bunch of VHS tapes with some kid movies and whatnot. Where's a good place to bring them for others' enjoyment or recycling? I don't went to just send them to the landfill.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 4:32pm Cecile:

Goodwill will take them. There are people who still look for tapes there. Also, if your public library has a VHS section, they may also appreciate them.
Avatar Thu. 1/7/16 4:32pm Wild Neil:

@Ken-Goodwill might take them.
  Thu. 1/7/16 4:35pm P-90:

Last thing about "Jackie Brown": the story is adapted from an Elmore Leonard novel, so it's a more disciplined and fully realized story than Tarantino's originals tend to be.
re: Kill Bill I and II: imo they're also among his best work, there are one or two really effective dramatic elements amongst all the pulpy martial-arts movie stuff, and there are truly first-rate performances by Uma Thurman, David Carradine, and others. Thurman collaborated on the story. Really worth trying if you haven't...
  Thu. 1/7/16 4:37pm Sally:

Apropos of the Lemmy reference earlier, I watched some great footage of Lemmy and Philthy Animal on Youtube this weekend and that Phil was so funny and sharp, and he and Lemmy had such great chemistry. I was sad to hear Phil had bad health for a while before he died...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 4:37pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Directors kinda need to be Megalomaniacal to realize their vision - but so often even truly great Directors so woefully simply lack a good Writer...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 4:37pm Mike East:

Jackie Brown's also got Michael Keaton playing the same role he plays in "Out of Sight" - also an Elmore Leonard novel.
  Thu. 1/7/16 4:37pm Ol' lokia:

Greendisk.com is a good clearinghouse for e-waste recycling but postage is out-of-pocket.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 4:39pm Cecile:

John Huston benefitted by being a writer before he was a director.
  Thu. 1/7/16 4:39pm Ol' lokia:

Oh I forgot to mention. QT is an idiot. Just sayin'.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 4:41pm Fredericks:

Intersystems creates some fascinating sounds. Keep up the failure Fabio!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/7/16 4:42pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Thanks for the advice. I plan to make a trip down to Goodwill in the near future.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 4:43pm Carmichael:

Hey Fabs and people, busy busy busy. Hope you didn't play anything good.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/7/16 4:44pm steve:

i wanna see that poster
  Thu. 1/7/16 4:47pm P-90:

I just might either start a band called "Tangerine Twist Barbie", or write an opera by that name...
Avatar    Thu. 1/7/16 4:48pm V Priceless:

@ Ken FHP: try "free cycle" too - its thru yahoo user's group - people giving stuff away, etc...pretty sure it's all over the place
Avatar    Thu. 1/7/16 4:48pm Chris from DC:

Ooh, this is nice.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 4:48pm Cecile:

P-90, I would back all of those endeavors.
Avatar    Thu. 1/7/16 4:51pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

back from meeting. popping on headphones. what HypnoToad said.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/7/16 4:54pm steve:

haha good call
  Thu. 1/7/16 4:55pm Ryab:

Dang the vocals were my favorite part, was about to fav it.
Avatar Thu. 1/7/16 4:55pm chocolate monk:

i thought the vocals sounded like Silver Apples Simeon
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 4:55pm Cecile:

I was getting into it myself.
  Thu. 1/7/16 4:57pm zoey:

That last one was fabulous!
Avatar Thu. 1/7/16 4:59pm chocolate monk:

Biota's 'Rackabones' is one of my all time faves.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 4:59pm coelacanth:

Ken if it came down to it you're not far from new paltz, where the recycling center has a "freecycle" program.
Avatar Thu. 1/7/16 5:00pm SheWolf:

Google tells Brinstaar = Moscow based artist.
Avatar Thu. 1/7/16 5:02pm chocolate monk:

pulling the classics tonight, Fab!
  Thu. 1/7/16 5:11pm THEBROOK:

Belief is optional
Participation is NOT
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 5:13pm Cecile:

hiya, SheWolf.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 5:26pm Cecile:

stream is glitchy for me
Avatar    Thu. 1/7/16 5:28pm Bronwyn Bishop:

Jon Appleton is the man!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 5:31pm Marcel M:

Yes yes, this is quite cool.
Avatar Thu. 1/7/16 5:36pm SheWolf:

goede dag Cecile
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 5:37pm Cecile:

back atcha!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/7/16 5:38pm steve:

anyone see the Lary7 doc?
  Thu. 1/7/16 5:48pm Donald Trump:

All this music is perfect for my High commute home :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 5:57pm Marcel M:

Digging this Decibel
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/7/16 5:57pm Ken From Hyde Park:

(Psst! Donald Trump is high when he commutes home. Pass it on.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 6:00pm Marcel M:

Thanks Fab
  Thu. 1/7/16 6:00pm P-90:

Awww, no Pigeon cameo, mit der banter
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 6:00pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- yes TY Sir.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/7/16 6:07pm coelacanth:

Thank you Fabio!
ciao.
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