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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 February 16, 2017

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Artist Track Album Approx. start time
James Last  Mr. Giant Man   Options Voodoo Party   
Yannis Kyriakides  Covertures I   Options Resorts & Ruins  0:14:37 ()
Henning Lundkvist  concerning the 1739 "Stono Rebellion"   Options Israel in Egypt 7"  0:15:38 ()
Henning Lundkvist  concerning the 1888 "Matchstick Girl Strike"   Options Israel in Egypt 7"  0:16:21 ()
Miika Toivanen & Jyri Luukkonen  Inhaling the infinite Sadness   Options Exitus O.S.T.  0:19:18 ()
No UFOs  PCM Tracks U   Options Nu LP for RS  0:24:58 ()
Miika Toivanen & Jyri Luukkonen  The Myth is No Longer a Myth   Options Exitus O.S.T.  0:26:32 ()
Yannis Kyriakides  Covertures III   Options Resorts & Ruins  0:30:01 ()
 
Inutili  Fry Your Brain   Options Music to Watch the Clouds on a Sunny Day  0:53:46 ()
 
BJ Nilsen  Nine Ways Till Sunday   Options Fade to White  1:14:45 ()
Jacques Brodier  Ils Nous Cherchent   Options Xhos De Villemahu  1:26:28 ()
Angus MacLise  electronic mix for "expanded cinema"   Options The Cloud Doctrine  1:31:37 ()
Clarinette  1960   Options The Now of Then  1:34:11 ()
Tarquin Manek  A Swan Rears its Head... (excerpt)   Options Tarquin Magnet  1:45:24 ()
 
R.A. Cantius  Three Cheers!!   Options Playing in the Dirt (from 101 N. 5th)  2:01:10 ()
Anne Gillis  Phrétaphrimi   Options Rementact  2:02:51 ()
Error Massage  Supple bASE   Options Nonaggress  2:08:30 ()
RM74  Send a Message in c-flat Morse Code   Options Reflex  2:10:09 ()
 
Kraftwerk  Showroom Dummies   Options Trans Europe Express  2:21:51 ()
David Bowie  A New Career in a New Town   Options Low  2:24:56 ()
Cluster & Eno  Steinsame   Options Cluster & Eno  2:27:25 ()
La Düsseldorf  Time   Options La Düsseldorf  2:34:12 ()
NEU!  Seeland   Options '75  2:37:13 ()
David Bowie  Weeping Wall   Options Low  2:45:24 ()

Listener comments!

  Thu. 2/16/17 3:04pm Agent Peter:

Hi Ho!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/16/17 3:04pm Michael 98145:

* open *
Avatar Thu. 2/16/17 3:05pm Sem Chumbo:

Failure is a thing with little hands.
Hiya, Fabio, Agent Peter. You look a lot like Agent Orange. Family thing?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/16/17 3:06pm Clïff in Prägůe:

Excellent idea Brendan, nobody will suspect anything if we're cruising around in a 70s sedan. Even better if we use a wood-panelled station wagon
Avatar Thu. 2/16/17 3:07pm psysci:

double close
Avatar    Thu. 2/16/17 3:07pm V Priceless:

hey Fab!
  Thu. 2/16/17 3:13pm Agent Peter:

@Sem
It's a distortion. Perception through failure.
  Thu. 2/16/17 3:15pm nic:

love this !!!
Avatar Thu. 2/16/17 3:15pm βrian:

Is Robert Ashley hiding behind the curtain?
  Thu. 2/16/17 3:16pm Tony:

Failure to type "Giant" correctly!
  Thu. 2/16/17 3:16pm Anonymous Coward:

Ooohhh, meeting made me miss Mr. Giant Man... It's the highlight of my pathetic week.
  Thu. 2/16/17 3:19pm Brendan:

Alright i safely made the transition from the Imaginary Radio chat portal to this dimension. I feel like I may have been unconscious though. Plus my hiney hurts. I suspect an alien probe. Where's my wallet? Damnit all.
Avatar    Thu. 2/16/17 3:24pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

Just got here. Has everyone inhaled all the infinite sadness already?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/16/17 3:25pm Michael 98145:

... just a whiff
  Thu. 2/16/17 3:28pm Brendan:

I tried sadness once but was afraid to inhale.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/16/17 3:30pm Clïff in Prägůe:

Brendan - Any mysterious cuts or bruises that you have no memory of how they happened? That's a pretty systematic sign of unusual activitvy
Avatar    Thu. 2/16/17 3:30pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

I get sadness as a tincture, usually. It's a bit strong, but worth it.
Avatar Thu. 2/16/17 3:32pm Sem Chumbo:

@Cliff: it's also a sign of 0.08 and beyond.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/16/17 3:33pm Clïff in Prägůe:

Well, I mean, other than hiney aches, that's an even bigger clue
  Thu. 2/16/17 3:35pm Brendan:

@Cliff No, everything else seems to order in be .
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/16/17 3:36pm ɨkɛ:

This discussion reminds me, recently I watched the first episode of alien abduction comedy "People of Earth". Recommended.
  Thu. 2/16/17 3:36pm Dean:

If/when I expatriate, it will be to Cyprus.
  Thu. 2/16/17 3:38pm Brendan:

Mu
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/16/17 3:38pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Hi, everyone. I just signed up for Failure 101. Am I in the rihgt room?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/16/17 3:38pm !:

Sem Chumbo - true, but everyone has their omw limit, pretty shure at this poirt I'm past .08 BAC and I'm still relatively coherent (I think?!)
  Thu. 2/16/17 3:39pm Tony:

The funny U is "mu" the symbol for micro, or a millionth
  Thu. 2/16/17 3:39pm Dean:

Ironic, "mu"! It's a letter in the Greek alphabet, not to mention part of the station's call letters.
  Thu. 2/16/17 3:39pm Brendan:

A value less than 40
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/16/17 3:40pm Clïff in Prägůe:

What the F, it didn'tg post uder myu real neame
  Thu. 2/16/17 3:40pm ?:

Are we talking about the greek letter Mu or µ ? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mu_%28letter%29. Short for microgram, for example 250µg LSD
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/16/17 3:40pm Michael 98145:

μm = micro meters
  Thu. 2/16/17 3:40pm Brendan:

In Greek its less than 40
  Thu. 2/16/17 3:41pm nic:

great 1st set !!!
Avatar    Thu. 2/16/17 3:41pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

GOT MAH SWAG, from the mini 'thon. The bunny shirt is indeed a thing of obscene beauty.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/16/17 3:42pm Clïff in Prägůe:

MU - the infamous answer to the koan, "Does a dog have Buddha nature?"
  Thu. 2/16/17 3:43pm Brendan:

Yes that is a dogma
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/16/17 3:45pm Clïff in Prägůe:

I'll say it agin: Oh Brendan, you and your puns!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/16/17 3:52pm mrdonutsu:

This is just the best!
Avatar Thu. 2/16/17 3:53pm MenfussMike:

who is this?!?!?!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/16/17 3:53pm mrdonutsu:

Inutili
Avatar Thu. 2/16/17 3:54pm MenfussMike:

ha. i had previously favorited this track
Avatar    Thu. 2/16/17 3:55pm Chris from DC:

Great stuff
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/16/17 3:57pm Clïff in Prägůe:

\Why I amn eating $20 of sushi when I'mn drunk off muy face. It is a mustery
Avatar    Thu. 2/16/17 4:02pm Chris from DC:

I shall be tracking down this Inutuli record.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/16/17 4:03pm mrdonutsu:

aagoo.com...
Avatar Thu. 2/16/17 4:04pm βrian:

Where I live $20 of sushi wouldn't fill a thimble, damn it.
Avatar    Thu. 2/16/17 4:04pm Chris from DC:

Thanks mrdonutsu
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/16/17 4:05pm Clïff in Prägůe:

Yessss, lot's of us do LSD besides those damn dirty hippies
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/16/17 4:06pm mrdonutsu:

Get this one too - slightly different vibe - but also great: aagoo.bandcamp.com...
Avatar    Thu. 2/16/17 4:06pm Bronwyn Bishop:

howdy fabio and failures
Avatar Thu. 2/16/17 4:07pm βrian:

The Nμ Museum.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/16/17 4:10pm Clïff in Prägůe:

βrian - $20 of sushi in Prague is more than enough...on the other hand Czech is a land-locked country so don't expect super-high-quality
Avatar    Thu. 2/16/17 4:13pm Bronwyn Bishop:

love harlan county usa. its about appalachian coal miners like my family (although my family is from wv not kentucky). another good study in appalachian coal mining labor history is matewan, a drama starring chris cooper, james earl jones and a teenage bonnie prince billy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/16/17 4:13pm Clïff in Prägůe:

But at least the fish is fresh at the place I got to. The sushi rice is pretty muishy tjhoubgh
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/16/17 4:15pm Clïff in Prägůe:

But vodka makes everythibng taste better
Avatar Thu. 2/16/17 4:29pm Sem Chumbo:

Funnily enough, read this thing today about BEAT THE DEVIL. Further to Fabio's remarks: flavorwire.com...
Avatar    Thu. 2/16/17 4:29pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

CLICK.
Avatar    Thu. 2/16/17 4:32pm Chris from DC:

Clicky set
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/16/17 4:36pm µke:

✓✓✓
  Thu. 2/16/17 4:39pm Don S:

Let me just jump in here to say, we have compiled this album for the benefit of Wm. Berger. Please check it out and download it! Forgive my intrusion.
https://oppositerecords.bandcamp.com
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/16/17 4:42pm northguineahills:

Sounds good, Don S!
  Thu. 2/16/17 4:58pm Marcel M:

Yo Fabio
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/16/17 4:59pm Clïff in Prägůe:

Just wanted to check back in, almost done with my sushi and enjoying very much all this hippie noise
  Thu. 2/16/17 5:00pm mike in hartford conn:

fabio! great sow as usual! ive got you on full blast driving home in my lexus
  Thu. 2/16/17 5:04pm mike in hartford conn:

i heard Clay Pigeon was 1 of 3 finailists for the new morning show. ask him how he feels about that when he comes on mic at the bottom of the hour
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/16/17 5:09pm Clïff in Prägůe:

Gut feeling, Clay's going to get the job because he's the most controversikal/ "out there" of the the 3 candikdates
Avatar    Thu. 2/16/17 5:11pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

DIGGING.
ALL-CAPS DIGGING.
  Thu. 2/16/17 5:12pm mike in hartford:

i wish it was joe belock. i loved the two days he was on
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/16/17 5:15pm Clïff in Prägůe:

Glen Jones is my personal fovaritye though. His segues are so unpredictable and yet toally twork.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/16/17 5:16pm Clïff in Prägůe:

Ok I obviously can't type cdorrrectttly at thkis point so I'll just sstp now. Thanks Fabvio!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/16/17 5:17pm common:

fabio! yooos
  Thu. 2/16/17 5:18pm mike in hartford conn:

i love kraftwerk!!! my iphone has all of their music on it
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/16/17 5:18pm steve:

Kraftwerk is still the all time greatest
  Thu. 2/16/17 5:19pm mike on hartford conn:

people are staring at me in traffic boogieing out
Avatar Thu. 2/16/17 5:22pm Fredericks:

I just realized, this stuff had quite an influence on Leonard Cohen.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/16/17 5:22pm Michael 98145:

this never gets old
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/16/17 5:24pm steve:

i remember a few years ago i was at Other Music and this old guy walks up to the cashier with a piece of paper and goes "I was just at St Marks Books and heard the most fascinating music and the salesperson wrote down what it is for me..." and he reads the paper... "it was 'Kraftwerk'?"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/16/17 5:24pm Carmichael:

What a great political statement, Kraftwerk.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/16/17 5:24pm common:

man. the hits, fabio! the hits!
Avatar    Thu. 2/16/17 5:25pm V Priceless:

abowie!
Avatar Thu. 2/16/17 5:28pm TehBadDr:

Greeting Fabio and fellow Failure aficionados! Fabio making me feel old. New Life in a New Town was an anthem of mine back in the 80's stomping the East Village. Low is my all time favorite.
  Thu. 2/16/17 5:29pm Anon. 7:

@mike@5:04 uh-oh it'll be Toto, Kansas, Paul Anka, Barry Maniwol, Journey, def leopard, mc hammer, and EMF every morning. isn't the shtick of so-bad-is-good hipster irony out of style? or will ken police clay every morning with an enforced playlist, that's lots of work. ?
Avatar Thu. 2/16/17 5:29pm brux:

German lessons
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/16/17 5:31pm Michael 98145:

this is a fine set ..
  Thu. 2/16/17 5:31pm Honolulu pat:

Steve is a chode warrior
Avatar Thu. 2/16/17 5:35pm TehBadDr:

Barry Maniwol, he wites the songs the wole wol wikes to sing!
Avatar Thu. 2/16/17 5:40pm brux:

Journey played my high skool, dudes.
  Thu. 2/16/17 5:41pm Listener Robert:

Seeland is among my favorites. It fits my mood right now, thanks.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/16/17 5:41pm common:

avp!
  Thu. 2/16/17 5:43pm mike in hartford conn:

what a tragedy david bowie. breaks my heart that hes gone
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/16/17 5:44pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Guten TZAG mein Kosmische Versagen Freunde!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/16/17 5:45pm Carmichael:

@Anon. 7: Clay is not a hipster. He really loves that radio fodder music!
Avatar Thu. 2/16/17 5:46pm TehBadDr:

Oh yes!
Avatar Thu. 2/16/17 5:46pm Linda Lee:

so sorry i'm late. delightful music!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/16/17 5:47pm Ken From Hyde Park:

@Linda - Hiya...I hope you're getting in on the beautiful sunset that's gracing the skies over here.
Avatar Thu. 2/16/17 5:48pm Linda Lee:

afraid not Ken! cloudy with snow flurries here.
  Thu. 2/16/17 5:48pm san diego steve:

i love this music. best station ever!
  Thu. 2/16/17 5:48pm V Priceless:

acomm!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/16/17 5:48pm common:

man, 77 was a great year for music.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 2/16/17 5:49pm steve:

haha Cluster's last stand
  Thu. 2/16/17 5:49pm SeanG:

acommon avp abowie!!
  Thu. 2/16/17 5:49pm Honolulu pat:

Clay votes democratic
  Thu. 2/16/17 5:50pm nic:

great show thanks_bye
Avatar Thu. 2/16/17 5:50pm brux:

Love this, the Carter Years
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/16/17 5:50pm common:

aSeanG and aeveryone!
  Thu. 2/16/17 5:50pm Marcel M:

Great set fab
  Thu. 2/16/17 5:50pm Dean:

One of the songs from '77 I can't shake is The Wasps' "Can't Wait 'til '78." Probably crosses my mind five times a year.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/16/17 5:52pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Pistols finally got 'Bollocks' out early Nov. '77. Took a long time. 'Two sevens clash' was the Rastafarian prophecy, no?
Glad you enjoyed it these latitudes Clay. Gotta watch every step...
  Thu. 2/16/17 5:52pm Honolulu pat:

Play some DIO- holy diver
Avatar Thu. 2/16/17 5:54pm Linda Lee:

we do have some of those classic old diners up here in the catskills. still trapped in a former time here, in many ways.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/16/17 5:54pm dale:

can you get s.o.s. at a diner anymore?
Avatar Thu. 2/16/17 5:54pm TehBadDr:

Fabio doesn't know what's in a Reuben and he's a NYer!?
  Thu. 2/16/17 5:54pm Marcel M:

I thought a Rachael was just a ruben with coleslaw instead of kraut
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/16/17 5:55pm common:

man, i miss the reuben. stupid vegetarianism.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/16/17 5:55pm dale:

he's a vegan ny'er. he gets a pass.
  Thu. 2/16/17 5:55pm san diego steve:

now im craving a rueben
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/16/17 5:55pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

1977 = Year of Fire Snake
Avatar Thu. 2/16/17 5:55pm TehBadDr:

@Dale, OK that makes sense.
  Thu. 2/16/17 5:56pm Honolulu pat:

I'm eating leg of mutton
Avatar Thu. 2/16/17 5:56pm TehBadDr:

If you ski long into the void...
  Thu. 2/16/17 5:56pm san diego steve:

i need big chords clay!! something like slade run runaway, but not :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/16/17 5:56pm dale:

bought cross country skis a few years ago. new ones are so fast - i only did it a couple of times.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/16/17 5:57pm dale:

his chute opened before he got much air.
Avatar Thu. 2/16/17 5:58pm Linda Lee:

here's a funny animation about this bowie eno set ..
www.youtube.com...
  Thu. 2/16/17 5:58pm Dean:

Pi!
Avatar Thu. 2/16/17 5:59pm TehBadDr:

Is it just me, or does the interplay 'tween Fabio and Clay Pigeon satisfy in a surreal way?
Avatar Thu. 2/16/17 5:59pm brux:

I love the hippy/punk generation!!
  Thu. 2/16/17 5:59pm Rory:

Is Clay stoned lol
Avatar Thu. 2/16/17 5:59pm TehBadDr:

Thanx Fabio, great show!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/16/17 5:59pm dale:

the styx show was high energy!
  Thu. 2/16/17 6:00pm Honolulu pat:

Clays smokes weed
  Thu. 2/16/17 6:00pm Terry:

Vinko Bogataj did not die in that famous ski crash. He went back home to Bulgaria and never knew how famous he was around the world until ABC had the 20th anniversary show of Wide World of Sport, when he got the biggest ovation of anyone there, including Mohammed Ali and others.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 2/16/17 6:00pm dale:

i think he's been stoned enough that it's residual stone-ness
  Thu. 2/16/17 6:00pm san diego steve:

YESSSSS
  Thu. 2/16/17 6:04pm Honolulu pat:

Ufos are real
  Thu. 2/16/17 6:13pm Honolulu pat:

Clay smokes space cabbage
  Thu. 2/16/17 6:13pm Honolulu pat:

Durrude - sandstorm ...play it
  Thu. 2/16/17 6:16pm Honolulu pat:

Clay voted for Clinton
  Thu. 2/16/17 6:19pm Honolulu pat:

Clay rocks
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