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Order and disorder in a freeform haze of terribly-played guitars, shorted-out electronics, found audio detritus, strange sounds from strange lands all around. Psych-punk-junk, collage, even pop. Lots of in-studio live performances to boot.

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Options March 22, 2016

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Artist Track Album Label Comments New Approx. start time
Novak  Oh Farrah!   Options Dumb Recordings: 1977-1979      *   0:00:00 ()
Deutschland Jerky Rave  The Glove   Options Deutschland Jerky Rave  Loki    *   0:04:19 ()
Sha Na Na  Woodstock 1969   Options         0:04:26 ()
Zip Code Rapists  Presidents Song   Options Plays the Three Doctors  Amarillo      0:09:28 ()
The Savoy Havana Band  Masculine Women! Feminine Men!   Options Various: Songs the Bonzo Dog Band Taught Us  Fantasy      0:11:18 ()
Sophie the Robot            0:14:09 ()
Scorpions  Robot Man   Options         0:16:35 ()
Extra Sexes  Untitled   Options Gash Bulb  Skrot Up      0:20:54 ()
Creation Is Crucifixion  Subversion as a Tactical Metaphor AKA Special Traitor AKA Technology Is Our Iron Lung   Options Antenna Builder / The Soldering Iron Gives Us Control  Robotic Empire    *   0:20:35 ()
Xynfonica  A Feast For Famished Ravens I   Options A Feast For Famished Ravens  Hekloth      0:23:10 ()
Simon O' Donnell reply to Davy Joyce  Ye Junkies Bastards   Options     NOW TRANSCRIBED AND HARMONIZED    0:31:19 ()
Selten Gehörte Musik  Excerpt   Options 3 Berliner Dichterworkshop  Selten Gehorte Musik    *   0:30:41 ()
O Morio  The Spirits   Options The Forest, the People and the Spirits  Discrepant    *   0:36:46 ()
Nick Carter  Abstracts of Violence   Options Abstracts and Extracts  Flashback    *   0:47:17 ()
Edson Velandia En Vivo  Aputoi: Cancion de Un Solo Tiro   Options Aputoi: Cancion de Un Solo Tiro  Bar Matik Matik    *   1:00:08 ()
The Fall  Words of Expectation   Options Biel, Switzerland 2/1/83        1:11:58 ()
Sonic Youth  Rowche Rumble   Options 4 Tunna Brix  Goofin      1:19:35 ()
The Landlords  Stigmata   Options Fitzgerald's Paris  Feel It    *   1:23:24 ()
Heron Oblivion  Sudden Lament   Options Heron Oblivion  Sub Pop  coming to WFMU's Monty Hall 5/26 presented by this program! Tix on sale TBA (as well as openers)  *   1:30:52 ()
Daniel Oxenberg & Bear Galvin  I Believe In You   Options Late Superimpositions  Three:Four    *   1:33:48 ()
Beekeepers  Evil Is Real   Options II  Beekeepers    *   1:37:58 ()
Hox  Frequency   Options Duke of York  Editions Mego    *   1:41:27 ()
Ralph Stanley  White Light White Heat   Options Soundtrack: Lawless        1:46:34 ()
Staer  The Collapse of Ancient Funk   Options The Collapse of Ancient Funk  Drid Machine    *   1:56:58 ()
Chippendale/Gustafsson/Pupillo  Melt   Options Melt  Trost    *   2:03:06 ()
Goodbye Big Ang Hello New Angie            2:10:49 ()
Black Rain  Metal Home   Options Shapednoise  Cosmo Rhythmatic    *   2:14:23 ()
Fadoul  Kalam Al Nass   Options Al Zman Saib  Habibi Funk    *   2:19:42 ()
Cyril Labonne  Pop Soul Sega   Options Various: Soul Sock Sega: Sega Sounds from Mauritius 1973-1979  Strut    *   2:24:48 ()
Anton Mobin  Excerpt   Options Silniejszym Od Bomb  Los Discos Enfantasmes    *   2:29:21 ()
Astatine  Ogrob   Options Ogrob  Doubtful Sounds    *   2:37:33 ()
Juraj Pospíšil  Suita Ad Modum Tympanorum (1983)   Options Various: Experimental Studio Bratislava Series 2  VSMU    *   2:42:21 ()
Ana-Maria Avram  Metalstorm (I)   Options Electronic Music    Iancu Dumitrescu and Ana-Maria Avram will be our guests next week on this program!  *   2:46:39 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Tue. 3/22/16 3:03pm just dc pat:

oh boy..just talking about that poster the other day..
  Tue. 3/22/16 3:04pm Polyus:

I was just gonna say. . .fess up, who had that poster?
Avatar    Tue. 3/22/16 3:04pm Lopez:

IT'S A PARTY!
Avatar Tue. 3/22/16 3:05pm Chris M.:

now i can't stop wondering which celebrity i would most like to play tennis with.
Avatar Tue. 3/22/16 3:07pm just dc pat:

I don't remember if I had it but my drum teacher did and I just gazed at it all lesson long.. I do remember I had a poster of Debbie Harry which had the same effect on me.
Avatar Tue. 3/22/16 3:08pm just dc pat:

I'd play tennis with Poison Ivy any day of the week.
  Swag For Life Member    Tue. 3/22/16 3:11pm Ralphine:

I feel kind of let down that The Jax are Back wasn't played during the marathon.
Avatar    Tue. 3/22/16 3:16pm Lopez:

I'd play tennis with Sophie the Robot 6 or 7 days a week
  Tue. 3/22/16 3:17pm P-90:

No mistaking what station I'm on when Zip Code Rapists segues to that Savoy Havana track. Then "Sure, I will destroy humans..."
Avatar    Tue. 3/22/16 3:19pm JP from KC:

Yeah! Destroy all humans! Also Bender is great!
  Tue. 3/22/16 3:24pm BA:

Wow, haven't heard Creation is Crucifixion in a while. I hope "You've Been Duplicated" by Chrome is coming up.
Avatar Tue. 3/22/16 3:27pm Swan_Gone:

Wowee! Loving the vibe in the set!
Avatar    Tue. 3/22/16 3:29pm JP from KC:

Anybody else feel like they're in the haunted castle from Mario 64?
Avatar Tue. 3/22/16 3:30pm just dc pat:

Dear BT,

This is pretty creepy.

Thanks,
just dc pat
Avatar    Tue. 3/22/16 3:32pm Lopez:

No way! This is the Shite in a Bucket done all loungey?
Avatar    Tue. 3/22/16 3:32pm Alejandro in TO:

that Xynfonica was very creepy. Haunted castle from Mario gone twisted....
Avatar    Tue. 3/22/16 3:33pm Alejandro in TO:

and yea def. flashback on CiC - I used to have that "Subversion as a Tactical..." on a mix tape
Avatar Tue. 3/22/16 3:42pm just dc pat:

That Simon o'Donnell thing with the jazz guitar is hilarious.
  Tue. 3/22/16 3:47pm Polyus:

You folks out there should go see Faust, you won't be disappointed.
Avatar    Tue. 3/22/16 3:50pm Brian Turner:

Tickets for next Monday's FAUST / JOWE HEAD show are still on sale (but almost gone), come on out! montyhall.ticketfly.com...
Avatar    Tue. 3/22/16 3:50pm Lopez:

This Nick Carter track is spectacular
  Tue. 3/22/16 3:55pm eric:

^agreed
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 3/22/16 3:57pm Cheri Pi:

Finally, after back to back meetings since 9am est I'm finally here!! I sure could use a cold one.
Avatar    Tue. 3/22/16 4:01pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

Missed Scorpions! Must punch self innaface!
Avatar    Tue. 3/22/16 4:01pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

PI.
Avatar Tue. 3/22/16 4:07pm steve portland:

this is cool
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 3/22/16 4:08pm cklequ:

This is absolutely icebox.
Avatar    Tue. 3/22/16 4:09pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

THAT'S FOR THE INVASION OF CRETE!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 3/22/16 4:09pm Cheri Pi:

PAPS
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 3/22/16 4:09pm Stepchild:

yeah. As so often on BT show, slackjawed and asking what the heck is this, it's just great!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 3/22/16 4:10pm Cheri Pi:

was it live Scorps in Japan???
  Tue. 3/22/16 4:12pm Christine:

Nice mix of Mark E!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 3/22/16 4:13pm Cheri Pi:

MES
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 3/22/16 4:14pm Cecile:

PI
Avatar    Tue. 3/22/16 4:15pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

found that Scorpions doc recently on th'Roku ('Forever and a Day,' covers that last tour) - total sucker for that kind of thing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 3/22/16 4:17pm Cheri Pi:

'CILE
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 3/22/16 4:18pm Cheri Pi:

my head starts to bang a little just thinking about it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 3/22/16 4:28pm Stepchild:

Where'd you find that one Brian???
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 3/22/16 4:29pm Stepchild:

Edson Velandia I mean
Avatar Tue. 3/22/16 4:29pm Chris M.:

great show today, BT!
Avatar    Tue. 3/22/16 4:30pm Lopez:

Imagine my surprise and confusion when my search of Nick Carter turned up a Backstreet Boy YEESH
Avatar    Tue. 3/22/16 4:34pm Brian Turner:

Stephchild: OTHER MUSIC in NYC, they do mail order.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 3/22/16 4:38pm Stepchild:

Know them well. Guess it's one to stumble onto as they haven't got it on the website.
  Tue. 3/22/16 4:46pm Lyle:

Sonic Youth, eh? I recall quite clearly one November morning in 1975. I was on the road with a reconfigured (smaller for monetary reasons) Ralph Marterie Orchestra. Not quite sure where we were. Somewhere upstate in New York. Phonecia, I believe it was. At any rate, the bus was not functioning properly. At cruising speed it worked quite well, but when it was idling, it made a high whining kind of sound - just the type of pitch that could quickly drive a busload of men to madness. Ralph was particularly incensed as he mercilessly berated the bus repairman that had been dispatched to the scene. About that time I noticed a young man skulking around on the periphery of the mechanical work that was happening. He had a little beigh Mayfair tape recorder in hand and he was documenting the sound of the enfeebled bus. Turns out he was a boy called Thirsty Moore. Later, he would go by the more sophisticated moniker of Thurston, and he would incorporate the sound of our troubled bus into part of the random noise utilized on Sonic Youth's "Bad Moon Rising" record. Funny how things work out.
  Tue. 3/22/16 4:47pm Lyle:

*beige (sorry, hands are arthritic these days, but I can still work a T-bone slide.
Avatar    Tue. 3/22/16 4:49pm Alejandro in TO:

Thanks for that story, Lyle!
Avatar Tue. 3/22/16 4:49pm MenfussMike:

Hopefully Ralph was thinking of the white light of the holy spirit when he sang that
Avatar Tue. 3/22/16 4:51pm steve portland:

he's on record saying he was thinking of the white light of his big fat ass
Avatar Tue. 3/22/16 4:55pm MenfussMike:

i'd almost bet my Velvet Underground collection that Ralph Stanley has never used the word ass as a reference to his derriere
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 3/22/16 4:56pm steve:

Lyle who are you and may i subscribe to your newsletter
  Tue. 3/22/16 4:57pm Lyle:

Ralph Marterie had a small rear end, actually. I saw it on many occasions. He had a small tattoo of Tippi Hedren on it.
  Tue. 3/22/16 4:58pm Lyle:

@Steve - No newsletter. WFMU is where I share my thoughts these days. I feel at home here with you people. The big bands are all but done for, especially now with Frank Jr. gone.
  Tue. 3/22/16 5:01pm Muddy:

I thought Heron Oblivion were playing Philly on 5/27
Avatar    Tue. 3/22/16 5:03pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

DIGGING.
Avatar    Tue. 3/22/16 5:04pm Brian Turner:

@Muddy, Guhh 26th.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 3/22/16 5:05pm Glenn L:

Pretty sure Thurs. 5/26 is the HO Monty date.
Avatar    Tue. 3/22/16 5:05pm Brian Turner:

sorry. We dont have tix on sale yet, 26th 26th.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 3/22/16 5:07pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Noise is for Heroes.
Avatar    Tue. 3/22/16 5:07pm Lopez:

Lyle - love the thoughts man. Please don't keep quiet for long!
  Tue. 3/22/16 5:07pm Muddy:

Awesome, I'm away for MD weekend. This makes me happy
  Tue. 3/22/16 5:13pm Tommy Haynes:

I love that accent
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 3/22/16 5:14pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...is this on YouzTube?...
Avatar    Tue. 3/22/16 5:15pm Cheyenne:

YinzTube?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 3/22/16 5:15pm Liz Berg:

m.youtube.com...
Avatar Tue. 3/22/16 5:15pm StaceySailplane:

Angie sounds like an even more fucked up Ruby Wax. I love her!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 3/22/16 5:15pm Jeff:

Definitely not Y'allTube.
Avatar    Tue. 3/22/16 5:17pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

HOLY CRAP, thanks Liz. Now opening five tabs with this playing at different points. NOW it's perfect.
Avatar    Tue. 3/22/16 5:17pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

BLENDY BLEND...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 3/22/16 5:18pm Cecile:

New Angie is lovely. I'd love to hang out and drink wine wit her sum time.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 3/22/16 5:19pm Cliff:

I love this lady's accent with the threatening techno in the background
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 3/22/16 5:19pm Matt ww:

I'm in love.
Avatar    Tue. 3/22/16 5:20pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

8 tabs! Good lord!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 3/22/16 5:20pm Liz Berg:

My mom sent me the Angie link! Thanks mom!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 3/22/16 5:21pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Hey!...that's a video of JohnnyThunders...c'mon...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 3/22/16 5:21pm Cliff:

I remember Kurt Gottschalk one time playing like 5 or 6 ASMR videos all at the same time, it was an unintelligible mass of creepy whispering
  Tue. 3/22/16 5:22pm Lyle:

Thanks, Lopez. You just reminded me of the time I spent a few days with Trini Lopez' band. I think we were in California, but after all these years, dates and places get all mixed together in my mind. I do recall that Trini had an affinity for Zagnut bars! It wasn't uncommon for him to eat seven or eight of them a day, and often we would have to stop at a gas station or a candy store for him to bolster his supply. One night we were just leaving Palo Alto, on our way north to a one-nighter in Klamath Falls, Oregon. Trini realized he was out of Zagnut bars and he became visibly upset. So much so that when the union bus driver refused to stop the bus citing regulations about frequency of stops and unreasonable artist demands, Trini took one of his guitars (a Fender coronado?) and smashed it in the aisle of the bus! A splinter from the guitar lodged in Mickey Jones forehead. Mickey was our drummer who would also play with Bob Dylan. Well, Mickey took trini by the lapels and proceeded to slap him about the neck and head a few times before he got off at the next stop and quit the band. Trini never mentioned this event again, nor did he eat another Zagnut bar. The stress of the road made many musicians do foolish things. Still does, I guess.
Avatar    Tue. 3/22/16 5:22pm Lopez:

Fadoul is too good. Righteous springtime action
Avatar    Tue. 3/22/16 5:22pm geezerette:

No idea what he's saying but love the way he's saying it!
Avatar    Tue. 3/22/16 5:23pm Lopez:

DAMN LYLE that story is solid gold! Holy Toledo keep em comin
Avatar    Tue. 3/22/16 5:25pm geezerette:

Arabic James Brown.
Avatar    Tue. 3/22/16 5:28pm geezerette:

Sounds Cajun,guess it's the French. Love it!
Avatar    Tue. 3/22/16 5:28pm Alejandro in TO:

Aye Lyle, yes Zagnut bars must have been quite an anchor for him...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 3/22/16 5:28pm Carmichael:

Hiya Brian and cool people. I remember Kurt Gottschalk once playing Phil Collins' entire catalog. At the same time. It was awesome.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 3/22/16 5:29pm Cliff:

Yes Carmichael, he did that at least a couple times actually
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 3/22/16 5:29pm Cliff:

And he labeled it "Phil Fucking Collins" on the playlist :D
Avatar    Tue. 3/22/16 5:30pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

MOBIN!
Avatar    Tue. 3/22/16 5:32pm geezerette:

Really fun show BT.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 3/22/16 5:35pm Cliff:

(scrolls up) I really like the idea of Lyle's tour bus breaking down inspiring the sound of Sonic Youth
Avatar    Tue. 3/22/16 5:38pm JP from KC:

I go away for a while, and when I come back, there's some arabic soul and LYLE'S HERE! All is right with the world. Keep telling those awesome stories, Lyle.
Avatar    Tue. 3/22/16 5:42pm geezerette:

Agree with Cliff & JP from KC: Lyle needs a show. (:c)
Avatar    Tue. 3/22/16 5:42pm Brian Turner:

These read like a Bananafish interview
Avatar    Tue. 3/22/16 5:44pm JP from KC:

At the very least, someone should bring back Beware of the Blog, if for no other reason than to make Lyle a regular contributor.
Avatar    Tue. 3/22/16 5:46pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

JP = good point. Still missing my regular dose of the reel-to-reel catacombs.
Avatar    Tue. 3/22/16 5:54pm JP from KC:

I'd happily moderate, but with a full-time job, excruciatingly long commute, and the usual responsibilities of adulthood, there's no way I've got the time.
Avatar    Tue. 3/22/16 5:55pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

also: this Avram is lovely.
Avatar    Tue. 3/22/16 5:59pm Lopez:

Great show BT
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