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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 August 30, 2016: w/ guest DJ TOM LAX from Siltbreeze Records

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Tom Lax from Siltbreeze returns today for his 7" singles extravaganza! Follow along....

Artist Track Album Label Comments Images Approx. start time
Dolphin Lust  Toyfish   Options 7"  Fish Ranch   
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The Chills  Bite   Options 7"  Flying Nun   
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Fun Boy 5  Compulsive Eater   Options 7"  Phum   
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Doctor Mix  No Fun   Options 7"  Rough Trade   
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Reactors  Cold Eyes   Options 7"  Stress   
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Toxic Reasons  War Hero   Options 7"  Banit   
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Vomit Visions  Someone   Options Shove It Up Your Ass EP  Wasted   
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Eric Random  23 Skidoo   Options 7"  Les Disques Du Crépuscule   
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Hamburger All-Stars  One Million Hamburgers   Options 7"  Fuck Off   
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David Bunny  Tears of a Clone   Options 7"     
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New Bondage  Got No Job   Options 7"  CBSS   
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Dago Wops  Was Regert   Options 7"  Eigenprodukltion   
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File Under Pop  Heathrow   Options 7"  Rough Trade   
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No Aid  Charlie Wutz   Options 7"  None   
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Murishinjuu  Josefine Mutzenbacher   Options 7"  No Label   
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Saucers  What We Do   Options 7"  Orange   
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Human Switchboard  Fly-In   Options 7"  Under the Rug   
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Urinals  U   Options V/A A Happy Squid Sampler 7"  Happy Squid   
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Tools You Can Trust  Working And Shopping   Options 7"  Red Energy Dynamo   
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Inryo-Fuen  ?   7"  Cragale   
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Essential Logic  Bod's Message   Options 7"  Virgin   
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Steve Treatment and the Zodiac Fashions  Cry In Alphabet Sharp   Options 7"  Backbone   
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Cameras In Cars  Time Room   Options 7"  In Cinc   
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Take It  Taking Sides   Options 7"  Fresh Hold   
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Bunker Oeso  Robots   Options 7"  B-Sides   
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Heavy Mental  It   Options VA - 17 To 7 On 33 7"  Plurex   
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The Valves  Robot Love   Options 7"  Zoom   
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Vertical Slit  Please Take Hold   Options 7"  New Age   
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Zyklon  Gary, IN   Options 7"  Grim   
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Vega Menighet  UFO   Options 7"  Flass   
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SH  ?   7"  Zero   
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The Godz  Wiffenpoof Song   Options 7"  ESP   
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Sougi  ?   7"  Metronome   
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Tuff Monks  After the Fireworks   Options 7"  Au-Go-Go  Nick Cave, Mick Harvey, Roland Howard, Grant McLennan, Robert Forster, Lindy Morrison 
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Thug  Thug   Options 7"  Black Eye   
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Blurt  Some Come   Options 13 Febr 1982 Zizni     
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Wrong Kind of Stone Age  Run Amok   Options 7"  The Wrong Kind of Record Company   
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Six Minute War  Big Week   Options 7"  No Label   
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The Government  Flat Tire   Options 7"  The Modern World Inc.   
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Gary Panter  Italian Sunglass Movie   Options 7"  Index   
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Steve Dahl  Coho Lip Blues   Options 7"  Ovation   
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Bonzo Dog Band  Mr. Apollo   Options 7"  Liberty   
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Mothmen  Please Let Go   Options 7"  Absurd   
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The Vibrators  Rocket To the Future   Options 7"  Epic   
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Johnny Moped  Groovy Ruby   Options 7"  Chiswick   
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The Maids  I Do I Do   Options Back To Bataan 7"  Anemic   
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Geoff Leigh  Black Metal Twist   Options 7"  MCCB   
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DNV  Death In Venice   Options 7"  New Pleasures  Mike Scott pre-Waterboys 
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The Czechs  Suffocation   Options VA: Rough Cuts  Z Block   
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Jad Fair  The Zombies of Mora-Tau / The Invisible Ray   Options 7"  Armageddon   
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Der Spielverderber  Der Spielverderber Side A   Options 7"  Zick Zack  "produziert und aufgenommen von Donald Fuck" 
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Somebody effeciently logged the playlists and artwork for all the Tom Lax guest spots here!

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/30/16 3:02pm Cheri Pi:

H'llo!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/30/16 3:03pm Michael 98145:

life at 45 rpm
Avatar    Tue. 8/30/16 3:03pm βrian:

Do we have a water theme today? I feel like I'm in Aquamarine Land.
Avatar    Tue. 8/30/16 3:05pm Marshall Stacks:

I've never heard this Chills track before. What a treat!
Avatar    Tue. 8/30/16 3:06pm geezerette:

Punkfish! Hey Brian & all y'all!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/30/16 3:06pm courtneynoir:

Happy Happy Joy Joy Siltbreeeeeeze
Avatar    Tue. 8/30/16 3:07pm geezerette:

YAY!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/30/16 3:08pm Cheri Pi:

Heya Uncle Tom!
  Tue. 8/30/16 3:08pm hollands oats:

good late lunch set bt/tl
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/30/16 3:09pm Michael 98145:

remember when you could put a needle on a record before buying?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/30/16 3:09pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...treats!...
Avatar    Tue. 8/30/16 3:09pm geezerette:

haha Cheri!

Oi DJ Tom!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/30/16 3:13pm Michael 98145:

i spy DIY
Avatar    Tue. 8/30/16 3:14pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

i spy dry-transfer lettering
Avatar    Tue. 8/30/16 3:14pm geezerette:

cosmetic brain surgery, years off. :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/30/16 3:14pm Cheri Pi:

my childhood!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/30/16 3:15pm Cheri Pi:

DAYTON, Ohio's finest.
Avatar    Tue. 8/30/16 3:15pm Chris from DC:

Love that Toxic Reasons. Reminds me of Black Market Baby.
Avatar    Tue. 8/30/16 3:15pm geezerette:

sneering as I jump up & down with joy!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/30/16 3:19pm Michael 98145:

careful with those safety pins
Avatar    Tue. 8/30/16 3:20pm geezerette:

@Rev Turnip: Transfer type! hahaha!
Avatar Tue. 8/30/16 3:21pm Chris M.:

i can relate to this song a lot
Avatar    Tue. 8/30/16 3:21pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

yeh, I'm looking at that Reactors sleeve & having serious flashbacks to all the Letraset / Chartpak sheets (microgramma bold, 'natch)
  Tue. 8/30/16 3:22pm Listener142985:

basic long-range menu planning--very commendable
  Tue. 8/30/16 3:22pm p. rick:

blah blah blah
Avatar    Tue. 8/30/16 3:25pm geezerette:

@ Rev Turnip: hahaha! At a certain point everyone was just giving that all away. Those zines & posters were so great!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/30/16 3:29pm Michael 98145:

i fondly remember seeing The Reds in Philadelphia back in the day
Avatar    Tue. 8/30/16 3:31pm geezerette:

D.I.Y. wise, much beter tools now but it's good to have hand made skills too.
  Tue. 8/30/16 3:32pm Listener142985:

any People Skills coming?
Avatar Tue. 8/30/16 3:33pm DonJuanTijuana:

Awesomely cool to have Tom Lax. I still have all my Siltbreeze fanzines with the coolest artwork
  Tue. 8/30/16 3:47pm Marcel M:

Sounding great dudes
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/30/16 3:54pm Thomas:

my favorite Switchboard song
  Tue. 8/30/16 3:55pm holland's oat:

hs!!!
  Tue. 8/30/16 3:58pm el BO-bO:

Where is Siltbreeze located in Philly? Id like to peruse the store if theres one. Im an old punk and I never heard of Siltbreeze till now. Good tunes.
  Tue. 8/30/16 4:00pm holland's oat:

it's a state of mind
Avatar    Tue. 8/30/16 4:00pm Brian Turner:

It's a label, el Bo-Bo -- these are Tom's personal collection singles.... but you can stop in Philly Record Exchange and say hi, 1524 FRankford ave in philly
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/30/16 4:06pm Cheri Pi:

Yaarrrgghhh!
Avatar    Tue. 8/30/16 4:06pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

Saucers sleeve: more letraset type! Joy!
....also: digging th'sounds..
  Tue. 8/30/16 4:07pm el BO-bO:

Cool. Txs. There was a Record Exchange on 5th n South and the best record store ever was 3rd Street Jazz back in the day. I miss those days. Thanks for the music.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/30/16 4:08pm Cheri Pi:

Th' Steve Treatment!!
Avatar Tue. 8/30/16 4:13pm Creamo Coyl:

Great show, guys. Craig Bell is going to be recording a live session for Spin Age Blasters in a few weeks. He's playing Fri 9/9 at Alphaville in Brooklyn for anyone who might wanna check it out.
Avatar Tue. 8/30/16 4:18pm Creamo Coyl:

Love this Take It cut.
Avatar    Tue. 8/30/16 4:28pm Mister Dobalina:

What an awesome track !
Avatar    Tue. 8/30/16 4:29pm geezerette:

industrial strength! :D
  Tue. 8/30/16 4:29pm Marcel M:

Siiiick
Avatar    Tue. 8/30/16 4:30pm Mister Dobalina:

Funkin' shet! Gr8
Avatar Tue. 8/30/16 4:33pm Creamo Coyl:

Shep straight up releasing the hounds.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/30/16 4:42pm Cheri Pi:

I hear Japanese
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/30/16 4:48pm Cheri Pi:

@BT, re:SH, if the title looked like this 深き森から then it's Fukaki mori kara (From deep forest)
  Tue. 8/30/16 4:48pm Dion Chalksee:

Zyklon were from Grand Rapids
Avatar    Tue. 8/30/16 4:51pm Brian Turner:

thank ye invaluable CP!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/30/16 4:51pm Michael 98145:

whoa, had no idea ESP-disk had released 7" singles
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/30/16 4:52pm Cheri Pi:

If it looked like this 砕け散る陽炎 then it's "Kudake chiru kagerō" (broken heat haze)
Avatar    Tue. 8/30/16 4:53pm Marshall Stacks:

BT: since you asked: The image files contain information about the orientation of the camera (iPhone 6, nice!). The playlist software doesn't look at this when displaying the pictures, but your phones do.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/30/16 4:54pm chris:

Tuff Monks! wow!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/30/16 5:00pm Michael 98145:

Oh, my gawd, Blurt
Avatar    Tue. 8/30/16 5:03pm Brian Turner:

My iPhone 6 eats a donkey's butt. I had to do a separate upload to the fmu server from the fone pics, so something got lost in translation...
  Tue. 8/30/16 5:07pm Marshall Stacks:

Bt, nah, the info's in the files - that's how I know what kind of phone you used - but it seems that KenzoDB's not paying attention to it.
Avatar    Tue. 8/30/16 5:08pm Brian Turner:

ah well.....
Avatar Tue. 8/30/16 5:08pm Creamo Coyl:

Damn missed sh running to the PO.
Avatar Tue. 8/30/16 5:08pm Creamo Coyl:

sh(it)
Avatar    Tue. 8/30/16 5:08pm JakeGould:

FWIW, image orientation in metadata is not exclusive to iPhones. *ducks*
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/30/16 5:11pm Jeff:

Shows how out of it I am - I never even knew Gary Panter did music too.
Avatar Tue. 8/30/16 5:12pm Creamo Coyl:

Great interview w/ Panter in the new issue of Cometbus.
Avatar    Tue. 8/30/16 5:12pm Brian Turner:

Quite a bit lately! See the archives of the show here, he did a live set about 4 years ago as Devin, Gary and Ross with somegreat LPs too.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/30/16 5:15pm Michael 98145:

@Jeff, neither did i ...
Avatar    Tue. 8/30/16 5:15pm JakeGould:

Oh wow! This is the “Disco Demolition Night” guy, right? www.youtube.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/30/16 5:16pm Michael 98145:

Cometbus is still around after decades ?!?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/30/16 5:17pm blee:

Put that Tortoise down, Mr Dahl.
  Tue. 8/30/16 5:17pm Dion Chalksee:

Steve Dahl is one the AM 1570 in Chicago right now! He is still VERY funny.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/30/16 5:17pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

! Bonzo Turner Overdrive !
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/30/16 5:18pm blee:

This record collection is blowing my mindzo!
Avatar Tue. 8/30/16 5:18pm singing serpent glen:

Heh exactly @Rev Olution
Avatar Tue. 8/30/16 5:18pm Marcel M:

That Thug track was the trooth.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/30/16 5:19pm Parq:

Once, I was a two-stone apology.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/30/16 5:20pm Parq:

Wie sacht mann im Deutch "two separate gorillas"?
  Tue. 8/30/16 5:21pm herb.nyc:

This show is far out!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/30/16 5:21pm Michael 98145:

some of you might enjoy reading this : www.washingtonpost.com...
Avatar Tue. 8/30/16 5:24pm Creamo Coyl:

Cometbus has never stopped publishing. New issue is #57 and 35th anniversary. All excellent interviews w/ cartoonists & comic book people. You don't even have to like punk. Last one was a great "Bestiary of NYC Booksellers."
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/30/16 5:25pm blee:

Are we Men or are we Moths?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/30/16 5:28pm Michael 98145:

@CrC, thank you! i had no idea.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/30/16 5:30pm Jeff:

I don't know why (maybe just temporal associations), but after hearing some of these tracks I'm thinking of the Pop-O-Pies.

Actually, did the Pop-O-Pies do some kind of anti-disco thing in addition to Truckin' a million times? If so, maybe the Insane Coho Lips appearance is to blame for my thinking of that project. Otherwise it's just the usual misfiring neurons.
Avatar Tue. 8/30/16 5:33pm Creamo Coyl:

I love Pop-O-Pies! They wrote on the best NYC diss songs ever, and it's still completely applicable 30+ years later.
They do have a parody disco cut.
Show is rulin', dudes!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/30/16 5:34pm Cheri Pi:

Was that Devoto?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/30/16 5:38pm Jeff:

@Creamo Coyl: Oh yeah! Now I remember that one...

I hate those hipster idiots
that cop junk in the heroin parks.
And all those idle wealthy brats
that hang out on St. Marks.
Avatar    Tue. 8/30/16 5:40pm Brian Turner:

@Creamo: better than Mikey Wild's "I Hate New York">?
Avatar    Tue. 8/30/16 5:41pm JakeGould:

To be fair, Saint Marks is even worse nowadays… It’s like a crappy outdoor strip mall with bad food choices and most of the offerings are food.
Avatar Tue. 8/30/16 5:45pm Creamo Coyl:

I love Joe's Popopies saracastic anti-hippie anti-punk hippie-punkness. Plus he's actually got a great voice.

@Brian, I think I've heard that but I'll have to compare. It's only like 90 seconds, but Joe covers a lot of ground.

I wrote a NYC diss song once, but I dunno if it cracks any list.
Avatar Tue. 8/30/16 5:46pm Creamo Coyl:

@Jeff, yes! Nice lyric recall.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 8/30/16 5:55pm blee:

I always thought Fear's "New York's Alright if you like Saxophones" lyrics were pretty hilarious.
Avatar    Tue. 8/30/16 5:55pm Brian Turner:

Thanks for cocking your heads today to look at the pix everybody.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/30/16 5:59pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Firefox "Image Zoom" plug-in alleviates the problem for me. It can rotate or enlarge images when desired. Thanks, BT.
Avatar Tue. 8/30/16 5:59pm singing serpent glen:

Mean crick...workers comp! Thanks for the ride Tom & BT
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/30/16 5:59pm Michael 98145:

fantastic, thank you
Avatar Tue. 8/30/16 5:59pm Chris M.:

great show
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/30/16 6:00pm Jeff:

Great show, gents!
Avatar Tue. 8/30/16 6:02pm Creamo Coyl:

ZickZack 4ever
Avatar Tue. 8/30/16 6:04pm Creamo Coyl:

ZickZack 4ever
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