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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 12, 2017

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Artist Track Album Comments Approx. start time
James Last  Mr. Giant Man   Options Voodoo Party    0:00:00 ()
Roxy Music  Psalm   Options Stranded    0:05:12 ()
Brian Eno  Taking Tiger Mountain   Options Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy)    0:14:11 ()
Led Zeppelin  Thank You   Options II    0:17:27 ()
David Bowie  Wild is the Wind   Options Station to Station    0:22:12 ()
Them  Square Room   Options Now and Them    0:35:00 ()
Davis Redford Triad  Plum Village   Options Ewige Blumenkraft    0:44:42 ()
Clark-Hutchinson  Textures in 3/4   Options A=MH2    0:59:17 ()
Anne Gillis  Euragene #2 & #9   Options Archives Box 1983-2005    1:28:55 ()
Aldo Clementi  Parafrasi (excerpt)   Options Punctum Contra Punctum    1:35:19 ()
Anne Gillis  Deindimmae   Options Archives Box 1983-2005    1:43:01 ()
Pierre Andre-Arcand  La Mort D' Antonin Artaud   Options Eres+7    1:48:37 ()
Tim Hecker  Prism   Options Virgins    1:49:08 ()
Tim Hecker  Virginal I   Options Virgins    1:49:24 ()
Art Fleury  La Morte Al Lavoro   Options I Luoghi del potere    2:07:57 ()
Exmagma  The First Tune   Options Exmagma    2:18:26 ()
Igor Wakhevitch  Amenthi   Options Hathor  from the box-set comp. "Donc..."  2:27:59 ()
Kohn  Mantra portends   Options Random Patterns    2:48:31 ()

Listener comments!

  Thu. 1/12/17 3:05pm Ted:

The greatest worst bass line ever recorded.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/12/17 3:05pm Cliff in Prague:

I'm imagining a bunch of hula dancers in the studio
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 3:05pm V Priceless:

Hey Fabio! Nice Roxy kick-off! Woo!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 3:05pm Michael 98145:

  Thu. 1/12/17 3:08pm Mike:

Hi from snowy Portland
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 3:10pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

...and summery DC.
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 3:11pm Henry:

a bit of tiny tim
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 3:11pm Chris from DC:

Being stuck inside today is just cruel.
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 3:11pm Cecile:

I love it when you play Roxy Music.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 3:13pm Michael 98145:

.. even better
  Thu. 1/12/17 3:13pm Anonymous Coward:

Nice follow... Roxy & Eno. Let's take that tiger Mountain...
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 3:13pm V Priceless:

One can only dream of the sonics that would have blessed our ear holes if Ferry had passed that Crimson audition. I'd say it worked out well on both fronts, regardless. Ohhh..TTMBS! Yay!
  Thu. 1/12/17 3:14pm Mike:

Bryan does the warbler thing
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 3:14pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

What th'Toad said.
Waiting for ages in a slow queue at the food-truck-of-choice was rather nice, for once..
  Thu. 1/12/17 3:15pm Dean:

Ferry auditioned to front KC? And didn't get the gig. More evidence that vocals are Fripp's weak area.
  Thu. 1/12/17 3:15pm Anonymous Coward:

"We climbed and we climbed, oh how we climbed..."
  Thu. 1/12/17 3:16pm Polyus:

I cannot picture that, especially crooning Peter Sinfield lyrics.
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 3:17pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

Always thought Ferry & Robert Calvert shared a common .. something .. in vocal technique. BF was the stronger of the two, but there are moments when they could be "almost" interchangeable.
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 3:18pm Chris from DC:

It's time to get the Led out.
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 3:18pm V Priceless:

I'd pay in gold to hear Ferry sing "The Great Deceiver", that's for sure..if I had gold.
  Thu. 1/12/17 3:20pm Dean:

Seems to me Daryl Hall would have made a better vocalist for KC than Wetton or Belew. Could be wrong.

Oh, yeah, @VP. For sure. That and "Night Watch."
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 3:22pm the Master:

You musical instinct is uncanny
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 3:23pm V Priceless:

abowie! Sweet set, Mr. F!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 3:23pm Michael 98145:

what they said
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/12/17 3:23pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Seems "Mr. Giant Man" is up to 77 clicky stars. Just 23 more and it gets up to Elite Level.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/12/17 3:24pm Cliff in Prague:

78 - it doesn't count your own.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/12/17 3:25pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Even better...22 to go!
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 3:25pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

I believe it was the first tune I ever clicked when the stars first appeared here.
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 3:26pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

...but of course.
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 3:26pm MacGuffin:

Sorry, but it is this the most dreary Bowie track ever?
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 3:26pm βrian:

Like Generalissimo Francisco Franco, but somehow different.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 3:30pm Michael 98145:

yoda say * you have not to find out the reality, you are the reality *
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 3:31pm V Priceless:

  Thu. 1/12/17 3:31pm Dean:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 3:31pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Wind wigkey :
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 3:31pm MacGuffin:

  Thu. 1/12/17 3:31pm Lulu:

Fabio, et al - do you think the passing of so many bigger than life people last year was like in any way this cosmic exit so they wouldnt have to be here for what lies ahead?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 3:31pm Michael 98145:

( typo "stattion" )
  Thu. 1/12/17 3:31pm donnie:

Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 3:31pm Chris from DC:

If you read Bowie in Berlin, Station to Station definitely laid some of the groundwork for the trilogy.
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 3:32pm MacGuffin:

What lies ahead. Lulu?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 3:32pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

@Lulu: When Cohen died the day before the USA?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 3:32pm Ike:

@Lulu, sure, celebrities are going to magically stop dying now that it's 2017. ;)
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 3:33pm MacGuffin:

I just thank God that Betty White survived.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 3:33pm dale:

square room! love it!
  Thu. 1/12/17 3:34pm alex:

Low/Heros/Lodger!!! I could you forget!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/12/17 3:34pm Cliff in Prague:

Even Abe Vigoda didn't make it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 3:35pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Year of Fire Monkey will become Fire Rooster. Less confusing & tricksy maybe - but likely even more arrogant.
  Thu. 1/12/17 3:35pm listener Rey:

The Idiot has a place in that Berlin grouping tho not a Bowie record per se
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 3:35pm Michael 98145:

Them lies ahead
  Thu. 1/12/17 3:36pm Lulu:

@macguffin idk something dark it seems
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 3:36pm Ike:

On another note, Pidge will be trying out for the morning slot on Mon. & Tue. I must be nice! I must repress the urge to comment things like "REO Speedwagon?!?! BAD PIGEON! YOU'RE WORSE THAN HITLER" or "Bleh! Bread is such a moldy band!"
  Thu. 1/12/17 3:36pm Lulu:

@ike well thats some good news at least!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 3:37pm dale:

thank god van morrison didn't stick around to sing this.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 3:38pm coelacanth∅:

hello Fabio and army of Failures
...this is the best them song i've ever heard.
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 3:38pm MacGuffin:

@Lulu: Oh, things will be fine.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 3:40pm dale:

bread got stale. by the end they were toast
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 3:40pm Michael 98145:

( so very 1967 )
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 3:41pm coelacanth∅:

MacGuffin - in other words, "lay back and enjoy it"?
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 3:42pm MacGuffin:

@coelacanth: No, just stop overreacting. It's unseemly. And it plays into his (small) hands.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 3:44pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Good point - but I think Drumpf'll have to be actively opposed.
...Influence maybe of hanging w/ another band w/ a Morrison in L.A. (which they did a bit) - tho' interestingly no keyboard...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 3:45pm Ike:

Or "G'morning CP! Ah, Chicago is a nice band... for my cat to poop on!"
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 3:46pm Chris from DC:

Ooh, Davis Redford.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 3:46pm coelacanth∅:

overreacting is not pragmatic, but "unseemly"?! what an asinine thing to say.
...and it's not acknowledging the problems that have brought this country and this planet to a point of irreversible shit storm for the majority of people.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 3:46pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...seamless segue...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 3:47pm dale:

fabio - follow this up with the poppy family's 'free from the city' - plenty-o-sitar in that one.
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 3:47pm MacGuffin:

One must retain one's dignity.
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 3:51pm TDK60:

Wow Fab, rockin' in the "free" world. Got any Floyd?
  Thu. 1/12/17 3:55pm Lulu:

what is dignity?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 3:56pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Interesting to consider. Sometimes I think Obama was too much about 'dignity'. Too much of that & it's passive Normalization & Stockholm Syndrome. Too much passivity & presumption has got us here generally, I think. & by here I mean - colossal wealth inequality, irreversible climate change, environmental mass extinctions, class war leading to global embrace of Fascism, failing justice systems, utterly degraded infrastructure, economic & societal collapse, & other trivia...
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 4:02pm MacGuffin:

Dignity is not getting hysterical just because your side has had a setback. The Trump years will be ridiculous but this too shall pass.
  Thu. 1/12/17 4:03pm Splits:

  Thu. 1/12/17 4:05pm Polyus:

The only couple of Clark Hutchinson tracks I have heard were quite different from each other. I wish someone would reissue their stuff again, would like to hear more.
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 4:06pm Chris from DC:

This album is the place to go.
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 4:07pm Wilson K:

Well, this rules.
  Thu. 1/12/17 4:08pm Brendan:

Im there man. Dig.
  Thu. 1/12/17 4:09pm Brendan:

Love how this morphed from a native american thing into a boleroesque groove
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 4:10pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Yeah - I don't think it's all one or the other - but what reason to not expect the worst administration in history (@ least our own)? There's already damage to civil society - & his cabinet is full of Oligarchs & people determined to destroy the very departments they're supposed to run. He's surrounding himself w/ Generals & dispensing w/ Diplomacy...Were that it was only 'ridiculous'. The country & the world are @ critical junctures - & the reins are being handed to a hate-filled racist nationalist business fraud, bankruptcy pest, & game show host famous for terminating people. But - this is not Unreality TV - this is the real stage...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 4:11pm coelacanth∅:

okay, MacGuffin -good points; but it's not about one's "side" having a setback. that shit's for the republicans and, to a smaller degree, the democrats. it's about the world having setbacks. (see RR @3:56) -people who are passionately upset are so because they are concerned - or scared- for all the people of this planet.
...but yes, at least this era shall be entertaining.
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 4:11pm TDK60:

Dig that psych-raga-rock, Fabio.
  Thu. 1/12/17 4:12pm Dean:

OED, first entry on "dignity": "The quality of being worthy or honourable; worthiness, worth, nobleness, excellence."

Best quotation that supports RRN63's remark, justifying scare quotes around "dignity": 1836 H. Taylor Statesman xv. 107 It is of the essence of real dignity to be self-sustained, and no man's dignity can be asserted without being impaired.
  Thu. 1/12/17 4:12pm Dean:

More like AY-vi-guh, isn't it?
  Thu. 1/12/17 4:15pm Brendan:

No way!
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 4:15pm TDK60:

I can't believe Norway (supposedly liberal?) has ended radio! Why? For High Definition Radio? Maybe it will inspire some pirates there?
  Thu. 1/12/17 4:16pm Brendan:

We dropped the r for radio
  Thu. 1/12/17 4:16pm Lulu:

Norway ended radio as a symbolic gesture to the end of times
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/12/17 4:17pm Cliff in Prague:

Actually they're trying to force people to switch over to digital radio
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 4:17pm TDK60:

Cliff: And digital radio costs $?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 4:18pm Ike:

That move by Norway is too wacky. I bet no big countries will dick around w/a screwy move like that. Small countries are more likely to pull these weird experimental moves. Consumers don't want to all have to buy new digital radios. Too extreme.
Avatar    Thu. 1/12/17 4:18pm Bronwyn Bishop:

Hey Fabio and everyone!
  Thu. 1/12/17 4:19pm Polyus:

Theater in my town is showing a 35 mm print of the original THX-1138 this weekend (not the jazzed-up later cut). Hoping I can make it, but lots going on.
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 4:19pm TDK60:

That's a damn shame there, Oslo! Bergen! Trondheim! Tromso! "No static at all".
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 4:19pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

I dunno. It happened to TV & we survived. Will there be airwave broadcast of digital radio?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 4:20pm dale:

norway is ending national fm broadcasts - i can't find any mention of private broadcasters. howsabout shortwave and the broadcast band?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 4:21pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...presumably heading to general broadcast of wifi signal - internet - anyhow.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/12/17 4:21pm Cliff in Prague:

Yes, they're switching to DAB, you can still receive stations for free, it's just that it's digitally encoded instead of analog. Kind of like HDTV vs. NTSC/PAL.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 4:22pm dale:

instead of just 5 stations they will get 22 so it isn't a bad thing.
  Thu. 1/12/17 4:23pm Brendan:

You have to get a digital radio or get a conversion kit. A pain for car radios.
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 4:23pm TDK60:

Oh...is there an article on this (Norway) online?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/12/17 4:24pm Cliff in Prague:

Digital encoding = no interference or static, however a weak station will just drop out instead of fading out.

TDK60 - www.engadget.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 4:24pm coelacanth∅:

digital radio is shit, relatively speaking. that's sad. ...although it can't sound any worse than sirius.
- but it's all about greed in any case.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 4:25pm Ike:

@RRN63, yeah but most 40+ folks have far more radios than TVs. Cars have radios built in, but not TVs built in. I have something like 5 or 6 radios without even trying. They're just lying around. Also upgrading to HDTV was a clear huge improvement in pic quality but digital radio will NOT be any better-sounding, I'm sure. Already-existing "HD radio" is useless garbage and doesn't sound any better than analog.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/12/17 4:25pm Ken From Hyde Park:

In mountainous Norway, it's difficult to get line-of-sight to transmitters.
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 4:25pm βrian:

"No, I don't want those tickets. But thanks, anyway." How's that?
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 4:25pm Whooda:

2-0-0-9-0-8-6-0-0-0....Oh I hope I win! Answer, answer, answer DJ Strength Through Failure Fabio.
  Thu. 1/12/17 4:26pm melinda:

Howdy everyone
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 4:27pm TDK60:

Thanks Cliff.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 4:28pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

A digital radio in a fossil fuel car: representing a technological span of three centuries.
Good points Ike. I never listen to airwave radio, if I can help it - streams @ home & podcasts outside it...oh - my alarm clock radio...
@KenFHP: The same for analog or digital signals; NorthNewEngland here has the same problem w/ hills...
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 4:28pm geezerette:

Hey melinda, and dudes. :)
  Thu. 1/12/17 4:29pm Brendan:

Those Norwegian weather broadcasts weren't that important anyway
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 4:30pm βrian:

"That parrot is just pining for FM radio, that's all."
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 4:31pm geezerette:

Stately Anne Gillis.
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 4:32pm Cecile:

Did you ever think that Obama had to keep an aura of dignity because he was our first black President? You see it on Fox News and the idio-right sites. He chastises someone gently, it's lashing out. He's doing normal lame-duck pardons and other business he knows he can get through, Fox News calls it "a year-long temper tantrum".

And don't even get me started on how Hillary was treated. Yes, she was an Establishment candidate, but I heard from the left and right that her only qualifications were that she was a woman
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/12/17 4:32pm Cliff in Prague:

Digital helps a lot with shortwave.....but who listens to THAT anymore?! No real improvement in audio quality for FM as far as I can tell. Hey melinda & geezerette!
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 4:33pm Cecile:

"you girls and your girl candidate have your fun."
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 4:36pm geezerette:

Hi Cliff!
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 4:37pm TDK60:

Shortwave had interesting propaganda/news from governments. And human interest type stories one might hear on "public" radio. It was exciting and nerdy at the same time to be DXer.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 4:37pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

@C'ec: Oh absolutely true - true. Obama could not be 'the angry black man' - & wasn't. I think Democrats went NeoLiberal as a response to the NeoConservatives - that is, dragged the DemParty to the Right/'Center' - & found there was no Left anymore - & no 'Center' to stand on. (Oops Hillary.) Maybe now in present straits we can actually start to address all this together - but the DNC has to get there too...
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 4:38pm Linda Lee:

loving the sounds. fantastic. yes, i want 2 tickets! thank you! unfortunately i can't use them.
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 4:39pm TDK60:

RRN: Please, The Demz never were and never will be "left"!
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 4:39pm Linda Lee:

the job of the DNC has been to neutralize & absorb the Left for decades now. they're not making a Left turn any time soon. forget it.
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 4:39pm geezerette:

Cecile,couldn't believe the reflexive misogyny myself! I was dumb enough to think we were over that.
  Thu. 1/12/17 4:39pm melinda:

Yo Cliff!
  Thu. 1/12/17 4:41pm melinda:

@cecile: yeah, Obama really had to walk a fine line.
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 4:41pm TDK60:

Gotta go y'all. Fabio, maybe Floyd next time?
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 4:42pm geezerette:

Howdy Linda Lee!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/12/17 4:42pm Cliff in Prague:

TDK60 - One of these days I'm going to rig up a good enough antenna to pull in Radio Pyongyang. Them and Radio Havana Cuba are the last Commie stations on the air!
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 4:42pm Linda Lee:

hello geezerette!!
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 4:42pm Cecile:

I hope Keith Ellison gets the chairmanship. he is a great rep. I'm in his district and got the best email back to my demand that he not confirm Seth Mnuchin or any of those other scoundrels.

I call myself a Liberaltarian. I like small government. But it has to the a small government that keeps the safety net taut, and the roads fixed.
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 4:43pm Linda Lee:

has anyone heard the otters on organ today? good stuff! :-)
  Thu. 1/12/17 4:44pm melinda:

I'm hoping Ellison gets the DNC chair, too.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/12/17 4:45pm Cliff in Prague:

And then there's Radio Martí broadcast from Miami, and routinely jammed by the Cuban government: en.wikipedia.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 4:45pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...yeah yeah - I know. Bernie for example is both an Independent & a Senator: trying his best from Inside a System a true Left would say should not exist. But he decided not to run Independent & divide the vote. This election result is a symptom of Default System Failure - & the radical Left says even the end-stage disintegration of it...Unfortunately, Libertarianism, got highjacked into the Tea Party & getting even more radical Republicans in the back door under the guise of 'Deregulation' & 'personal freedumbs' & being 'pro-business'...so I'm feeling excessively Socialist these days...
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 4:45pm Linda Lee:

at this point 'small government' is polspeak for pillaging the public trough. functional safety net, infrastructure isn't relevant.
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 4:45pm Chris from DC:

Cecile I like that Liberaltarian thing. That would resonate.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 4:46pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...oh - Libera - *L* - tarian - I see...
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 4:46pm Linda Lee:

don't believe we're actually getting anywhere until we realize we don't have a functional government, per se. Trump et al will make that completely clear. what we have is full scale opportunism.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 4:47pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Deregulate - privatize - let it fail - sell it to the 1%.
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 4:47pm Linda Lee:

when half the nation's people are officially poor, you don't have functional government.
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 4:48pm Linda Lee:

failure accomplished!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 4:48pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Isn't it really that simple? & perpetual warfare is foreign policy failure.
  Thu. 1/12/17 4:50pm Brendan:

On the other hand tomorrow's Friday
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 4:50pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

(Deregulate & Defund.)
Avatar    Thu. 1/12/17 4:50pm Bronwyn Bishop:

Agreed Linda
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 4:50pm Linda Lee:

actually, perpetual warfare is foreign policy success, if the main point is profiteering. & considering the general upshot of our massive engagements, there can be no other point! because all that improves is industry profit.
  Thu. 1/12/17 4:51pm Lulu:

i dont follow :(
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 4:51pm Linda Lee:

look up the definition of 'failed state'. we're right on schedule. we are not exceptional. not at all. we can easily fit the profile.
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 4:51pm Cecile:

yeah, I know, Linda Lee.

I remember voting for a mayoral candidate, even though he was personally conservative, because he said that his agenda would be to get the roads fixed, snow plowed in the winter, better police protection in the inner city neighborhoods,spruce up the community gardens and give more money to the schools. He didn't get out of the primaries, but the candidate who won, borrowed heavily from his platform.
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 4:52pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

what th'Toad said. about what Cecile said.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 4:52pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

If there wasn't Oil there - the perpetual warfare wouldn't be happening there.
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 4:52pm Linda Lee:

so ~ is it being handled Cecile?
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 4:53pm Cecile:

And then he sold a block of downtown Minneapolis to Target Corp, displacing 30 thriving businesses.
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 4:53pm Linda Lee:

yes. ok. anything for the f*cking vote. then f*ck all.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 4:53pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- because - he's Pro-Business...Free Market - & Thank You...
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 4:54pm Cecile:

Our stuff is hanging in there, but we have a good tax base and unusually involved citizenry. It's fragile. And the police protection is not anything to write home about.
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 4:54pm Linda Lee:

look up your man's name at opensecrets.org some time. see where Target sits on the list of political contributions.
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 4:55pm Cecile:

yeah, I know.
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 4:55pm Linda Lee:

seems like you're riding on what's already been done, but the future is unclear. .. guy sounds like a dildo so far.
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 4:57pm Linda Lee:

Rev ~ re fossil fuels. of course. part of late stage extraction. everyone knows it's too finite a resource! so the scramble is on.
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 4:57pm Linda Lee:

it's all too transparent. ...
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 4:58pm Cecile:

he's out of office. People used to call him "the music man". He often talked a big game. He wasn't a terrible mayor. Just more into being liked than effective. During the bus strike of '04, he was one of the last major officials in the area who wasn't a wingnut to throw his support to us strikers. US reps, the mayor of St. Paul, every other official made a statement of support. He squeaked his displeasure in around Week 4 of a 6 week strike.
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 4:59pm Linda Lee:

sorry got confused about the start of the term! as if the new guy was in already. i need food. :-D
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/12/17 5:01pm Cliff in Prague:

I have a neurologist appointment on Inauguration Day, hahah
  Thu. 1/12/17 5:02pm Cecile:

oh, that's fine. I sometimes think he's still my mayor, too.
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 5:03pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

I work about 2 blocks from the White House. Definitely going in that day. Will take long lunchbreak with camera. The street-photo opportunities will be HIGH-LARIOUS.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 5:09pm Michael 98145:

I expect CSPAN will cover the event ...
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 5:10pm Linda Lee:

i plan on spending inauguration day doing what i normally do. living my life as best i can. working to survive the winter without heating oil & iffy power. no one involved in that inauguration gives a damn about this. i'll bet on that.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 5:10pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

@LL: Thx for tip on OpenSecrets (fb: www.facebook.com...).
Fabio - apologies for much Politrix chatter: no disrespect to the Music - on the contrary you always deliver, & create a Zone where we relate...FullMoon madness & such...
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 5:11pm Linda Lee:

you're welcome Rev! :-)
Fabio doesn't care about the board, does he?
  Thu. 1/12/17 5:11pm melinda:

@RevTurnip: that will be interesting! I was disappointed to hear that there will be no WFMU correspondent at the inauguration, but I guess the timing was bad for Jim the P
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 5:12pm Linda Lee:

Rev, on their website you can type in a pol's name & get the skinny.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 5:13pm Michael 98145:

Wolf Moon tonight : www.sfgate.com...
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 5:13pm Linda Lee:

many confounding mysteries solved there.
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 5:13pm Chris from DC:

Not familiar with this Art Fleury, but clicky.
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 5:16pm Linda Lee:

personally have a soft spot for any artist/band with the name Art or including those letters. Art Bears, Arto Lindsay, Art Farmer, Arte Johnson ...
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 5:18pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

@melinda: I'm guessing it would be impossible to send someone at this point. DC is a small town; doesn't take much to shut everything down. The pope visit last year was amusing, to say the least...
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 5:19pm Chris from DC:

The national xmas tree lighting created gridlock.
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 5:21pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

BUT: I've been told the tour-bus parking permit requests on inauguration day is at about 200, but requests for the Women's March is more like *1200* busses. Tee-hee!
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 5:21pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

the surge is working!
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 5:22pm Chris from DC:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 5:23pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 5:28pm Billy Jam:

Strength Thru Fabio's Show - Wot up RevRabit, Rev Turnip, Cecile, Ken from Hyde Park and all else tuned into W F M U
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 5:30pm Mr. Pumpy:

Lovin' this gutteral hyena pop.
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 5:32pm Mr. Pumpy:

Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 5:32pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 5:33pm Linda Lee:

actually think you were right the first time Mr. P! hola Billy Jam!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/12/17 5:34pm melinda:

Love the deep droney chorus.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 5:34pm common:

hello fabio and you good people
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 5:36pm dale:

that igor piece was great.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 5:37pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 5:38pm geezerette:

This seems like appropriate music for the season.
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 5:38pm TehBadDr:

Really liking the dark droney soundz Fabio!
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 5:38pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

  Thu. 1/12/17 5:39pm Dean:

Release Music Orchestra were nicely jazzy Krautrock. Secret Oyster, except for the fact that they weren't German, are good, too.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 5:39pm common:

good to hear you clay
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 5:41pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...@ worst, 'Fusion' was the worst of both worlds - diluting both Rawk's drive & Jazz's intricacy. Too easy to forget that stuff - because we are selective about it now!...Otherwise, it's just what Word you call it...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 5:41pm Michael 98145:

La Morte Al Lavoro - Death at work
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 5:42pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

Thought for a minute you were talking about KHAN, the Steve Hillage/Dave Stewart vehicle...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/12/17 5:42pm melinda:

The drug references are cracking me up
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 5:45pm V Priceless:

great show, Fabio! Much thanks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/12/17 5:46pm melinda:

I like the Khon (?)
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 5:46pm Linda Lee:

i like the Kohn too.
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 5:47pm Cecile:

hey, billy!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 5:51pm Carmichael:

Suitably spacey music for my afternoon.
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 5:51pm Linda Lee:

yes. Terry Riley.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 5:51pm dale:

...and robert reed.
  Thu. 1/12/17 5:52pm Cecile:

Baba O' Riley was a tribute to Meher Baba and Terry Riley.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/12/17 5:52pm steve:

isnt the OReilley in Baba OReilley actually a reference to Terry?
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 5:52pm geezerette:

Thanks Fabio. Collective consciousness well caught.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 5:53pm Carmichael:

Correct a mundo, Cecile. Not many people realize that!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 1/12/17 5:53pm melinda:

@Cecile: I remember reading that somewhere but didn't know anything about Terry Riley at the time, now it makes sense.
  Thu. 1/12/17 5:53pm Dean:

Terry Cohen?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 5:53pm common:

hee hee
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 5:54pm dale:

those are solo cups.
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 5:54pm Cecile:

Carm, I only heard about it recently, and quite like Pete for doing that.
  Thu. 1/12/17 5:54pm Fredericks:

Citizen Kohn.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 5:55pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Townshend: ' I meant to portray guru Meher Baba in music - including astrological information & everything converted to sound - & it turned out sounding like Terry Riley '...
  Thu. 1/12/17 5:56pm Fredericks:

I always forget it's Fabio's show when Clayton arrives.
Avatar Thu. 1/12/17 5:56pm geezerette:

RevRab, that's a great quote!
  Thu. 1/12/17 5:57pm Dean:

Jacques Louis-David, Death of Marat: http://www.bc.edu/bc_org/avp/cas/his/CoreArt/art/resourcesb/dav_marat.jpg
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 5:57pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

I always thot of 'Who's Next' as 1972 or even 3 - but it's still 1971. Quite a band.
  Thu. 1/12/17 5:58pm Dean:

Er, J-L David. Misplaced hyphen, a blow against the Revolution.
  Thu. 1/12/17 5:58pm Dean:

Same here, @RRN63, until I bought the CD a month or so ago and, for the first time in my life, actually listened to the album from beginning to end.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 1/12/17 5:59pm Michael 98145:

( that sounded like a Thai khaen )
  Thu. 1/12/17 5:59pm Fredericks:

Fast Eddie!
  Fri. 1/13/17 10:01am raga:

Man, that second set was fucking awesome. Thanks!
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