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Options January 9, 2019: Thank You For Making Noise&Sheep's Clothing(Shows#306/320) | Download MP3

Two crazy classics from 15 years ago.

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1) Thank You For Making Noise (Emmersively environmental loopy pop, rich, perfectly drifty) (1 hr 23 mins)
2) Sheep's Clothing (One of my assistants was eating a great-looking salad, so I asked her to order one for me.) (27 mins)
3) 10 minutes of transitioning exit music, chosen now but from back then

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Artist Track Album Year Comments Approx. start time
Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza  Thank You For Making Noise   Options Show #306, from 4/17/04  2004  Emmersively environmental loopy pop, rich, perfectly drifty. Live on KOOP Austin. (Out-of-sequence playlist here.)  0:00:00 (MP3 | )
 
Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza  Sheep's Clothing   Options Show #320, from 6/29/04  2004  One of my assistants was eating a great-looking salad, so I asked her to order one for me. Live on KOOP Austin.  1:23:29 (MP3 | )
 
The Party Party (rx)  imagine...walk on the wild side   Options     George W. Bush + John Lennon + Lou Reed  1:50:24 (MP3 | )
The Party Party (rx)  It's the End of the World   Options     George W. Bush + R.E.M.  1:53:24 (MP3 | )
Jim of Seattle  Welcome to Windows   Options     Microsoft Windows 95 sounds + jazz piano  1:56:23 (MP3 | )

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 5:01pm chresti:

and away we go...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 5:03pm chresti:

live or memorex?
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 5:03pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Lost not found
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 5:06pm geezerette:

Lost and Found ar partners.
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 5:07pm geezerette:

...like a missing e...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 5:08pm chresti:

Lost and Found are meant for each other...
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 5:08pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Warning: The subtitle for the second show is an 80's quote from Trump and perhaps Trump's only mention in the whole KLERE oeuvre.
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 5:08pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Lost found found, found lost lost.
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 5:10pm david w:

Lost in your eyes.
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 5:10pm geezerette:

Floating down the rabbit hole, admiring the furniture...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 5:11pm chresti:

I can't stand his voice, it's...snivel-y
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 5:12pm geezerette:

ha ha!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 5:12pm chresti:

and whiney (potus)
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 5:13pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Trump's voice? It doesn't appear here. In the last half hour, we'll hear someone else reading as a book on tape.
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 5:14pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Welcome to the future of then, chresti, geezerette, david w, and FB and text friends.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 5:14pm chresti:

Whew! Good news...
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 5:16pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Her Space Holiday
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 5:17pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Steve Jesse Bernstein (the subtitle for my overall show was once "More Noise Please" from same poem)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 5:18pm chresti:

sounds like the San Diego airport.
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 5:20pm geezerette:

Chresti, I watched hypopotus, transfixed by his makeup. Could not hear a word he said. All that gold dust airbrushed over pink.
A Pop Art gorgon.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 5:21pm chresti:

Always have to mute him on tv
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 5:21pm chresti:

Was this yesterday?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 5:22pm chresti:

Heh, hypopotus...
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 5:24pm geezerette:

Last night. Yuck. :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 5:24pm chresti:

I see him in the future, selling hair products on the shopping channel
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 5:25pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

@chresti Yup yesterday the longagoeth of Aprilvember 0 BC + 2004
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 5:25pm geezerette:

Ha! Perfect!
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 5:30pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Oh but GWB, he's been here many a time, what a delight he was to listen to
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 5:32pm northguineahills:

@chresti: Now, I want you to figure out the angle of the hypotenuse of the hypotus while riding a hippopotamus. Show your work...
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 5:33pm geezerette:

That codpiece on the flight deck!

Richard Serra should build the wall! Art tourism for Mexico!
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 5:38pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Winston Smith from 1984 to Neutral Milk Hotel King of Carrot Flowers loops, Mozart's Requiem, Rick Springfield loops...
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 5:40pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

A tribute song to GWB, who gives our kids a right to pray in school and keep a little more from our hard work each day. The kind of man who makes you proud you were born in the USA.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 5:41pm chresti:

I enjoy negativeland's GWB
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 5:42pm northguineahills:

Good idea, geezerette!, on the other side of the border.

It's it me, but does W sound like a decent public speaker now compared to what I've heard the current POTUS spout?
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 5:42pm geezerette:

Title makes perfect sense now.
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 5:43pm geezerette:

NGH, yes, and how weird is that!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 5:46pm chresti:

He's a little more measured and careful...GW
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 5:46pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Tori Amos-Frog on My Toe loops, Radiohead-Let Down loops, Modest Mouse-Sleepwalking loops, Antonio Vivaldi-Cello Concerto in E Minor
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 5:47pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

This Vivaldi piece was big in my Reagan tribute "The Great Communicator": lastever.org...
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 5:48pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Music from The Shining
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 5:49pm geezerette:

Appropriate.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 5:51pm gloomsday:

hello ken and fellow extravaganzists!
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 5:52pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Air Supply-Making Love out of Nothing at All reversed piano loops
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 5:52pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Welcome, gloomsday!
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 5:53pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

(Scary music played around now-removed mandatory promo spot)
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 5:55pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Oh in case you're wondering, I'm normally on WFMU's Give the Drummer Radio every Wednesday 5-7pm ET, and on WTJU-FM in Charlottesville every other Monday 2-4pm ET with live call-ins, and archived forever at lastever.org
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 5:56pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Nico-These Days loops
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 5:56pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Her Space Holiday loops
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 5:57pm gloomsday:

this is a really lovely bit
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 6:00pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Yeah 'tis!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 6:01pm Carmichael:

I am now an active participant.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 6:02pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Nico Milk Hotel
...When yer tired of Alt - there's Collage Rawk...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 6:03pm Rich in Washington:

Thank you for making noise.
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 6:05pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Al Bowly-Midnight, the Stars and You
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 6:05pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Oh, welcome Carmichel, RevoRabbit and Rich IW!
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 6:05pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Wendy Carlos + GWB together again
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 6:06pm Carmichael:

Al Bowly's in heaven, and I'm in limbo now.
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 6:06pm geezerette:

Was just thinking that! I love Al Bowly!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 6:06pm Webhamster Henry:

The Well-tempered President.
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 6:07pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Hiya, Henry
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 6:09pm Carmichael:

Going to see Richard Thompson again in about a month. Stoked ...
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 6:10pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Lionel Ritchie (The Commodores?)-You Are the Sun, Bonnie Tyler (not Air Supply, but still Jim Steinman)-Making Love out of nothing at all, Roxy Music's More Than This sung by Bill Murray from Lost in Translation, Her Space Holiday loops, GWB multiplicity
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 6:11pm geezerette:

Carm, that'll be great!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 6:12pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

I have wondered if I saw RT every day how long that would take before I felt that was a bad thing - if ever...
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 6:12pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Wait not Her Space Holiday now, the Magnetic Fields
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 6:15pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Llywelyn ap Gruffudd?
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 6:16pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Yes, Llywelyn ap Gruffudd-The End
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 6:17pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

a.k.a. Llewellyn ap Gruffydd
  Wed. 1/9/19 6:17pm Sheep's noise Clothning:

Thank you for ordering a perfectly rich.great loopy salad of rich drifty classics.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 6:17pm Rand al'Thor:

I made it. Hello, all.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 6:18pm steveo:

Hi, Kenzo. I'm listening from the archives a week from now.
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 6:18pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Ummm a phone modem negotiation, can't remember what it says anymore
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 6:19pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

steveo, how's next week 2004?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 6:20pm βrian:

I'm pre-listening from the backroom of a prohibition-era speakeasy in Chicago.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 6:20pm Carmichael:

Yeah geez, I'm becoming a semi-regular ...
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 6:20pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Welcome Rand, steveo, and mystery Sheep (your time is nigh)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 6:20pm coelacanth∅:

i'm just auditing
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 6:21pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Welcome Brian and c0ela, just in time for the next moment
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 6:21pm βrian:

Good listening fiber brings about listening regularity.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 6:22pm Webhamster Henry:

The Sleepwalk loop is very soothing.
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 6:22pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Steve Jesse Bernstein-More Noise Please
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 6:22pm steveo:

Chilly. And hard to imagine a worse president than this GW guy. Haha.
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 6:22pm geezerette:

So romantic.
Carm, me too, I don't often comment though. The layers do that so extremely well. :D
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 6:23pm βrian:

@Webhamster: Yes, until you run into that plate-glass window ...
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 6:23pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Brace, jumping forward 2 months and different time of day but same chair
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 6:24pm geezerette:

Yeah, Steveo, those eight years were hell. Reality seems to taxing all our imaginations.
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 6:26pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Oh, who knew: There was an out-of-sequence playlist for the last 1.5 hours: lastever.org...
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 6:29pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Forgot to mention Penguin Cafe Orchestra, Yo-Yo Ma, ah it wasn't a modem it was an Acorn ROM 128 MIDI simulation, it was Roy Noble and not Al Bowly, Bela Bartok, The Notwist, Quiet American field recordings, and naming GWB crooner Vince Hatfield
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 6:32pm chresti:

I'm making cup-o-noodles now.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 6:34pm northguineahills:

The current potus may be a clueless dotard, but W was responsible for thousands and thousands of death and geopolitical stability.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 6:35pm βrian:

@chresti: Is that what the Brits mean by "a cuppa?" I've never been able to figure it out.
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 6:36pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

it's been a steady and endless string of murderous regimes for some decades now
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 6:36pm geezerette:

Absolutely, NGH.
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 6:37pm geezerette:

Kenzo, yup.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 6:37pm βrian:

@NGH: I meant to ping you re a good source for a south-up global map. Turns out there's a map company right here in Madison.
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 6:37pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Oh if you use FB, you can do the blue finger button thing here: facebook.com... (and if you don't use FB, no starting, please)
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 6:38pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

So that's some Donald Trump book on tape from the 80's, not read by him (and probably not actually written by him)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 6:38pm chresti:

I think cuppa is referring to tea, in the UK
  Wed. 1/9/19 6:38pm Clash:

"killer's in America work 7 days week"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 6:40pm chresti:

GWB had to be measured, lest he be pinched by his VP
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 6:40pm geezerette:

The guy who actually wrote "The Art of the Deal" gave anguished, apologetic interviews in 2016.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 6:41pm northguineahills:

Finally getting around to making macaroni from scratch, w/ veggies, leeks, my tomatoes, and chilies, poblanos, and my old cheeses before they go bad, oh, and Nigerian curry....
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 6:42pm geezerette:

Yum!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 6:42pm βrian:

Whole wheat semolina?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 6:42pm chresti:

goggles and a raincoat!
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 6:42pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

I remember the last time I didn't find the president completely terrifying. (Carter)
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 6:43pm geezerette:

Kenzo! :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 6:43pm βrian:

We have a five-year old dinner guest. Will she go for the roasted vegetables with fresh rosemary, cumin, and coriander??
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 6:44pm northguineahills:

I do have a few friends in Madison, on is an old flame that's a prof at UW. 12 years ago, she asked me to run away w/ her, but, she was engaged at the time (so I said no), so, it might be awkward.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 6:44pm βrian:

Terroir-ists can be rather earthy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 6:46pm βrian:

My prof/flame ran off to Stanford. I couldn't see myself in Silicon Valley.
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 6:46pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Flame engagement, interesting name
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 6:47pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

@Brian After 5 years it's actually OK to ask your guest to leave
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 6:48pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

I'm gonna do a new live something next week. Call in live and make it with me, Monday 2-4pm ET (not here), see lastever.org and then come hear it here Wed. 5-7pm ET
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 6:49pm Rand al'Thor:

Unfortunately I'm at work then.
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 6:49pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Want me to call you live from radio?
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 6:50pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Now some transitional stuff to make us feel so safe before we let go
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 6:50pm geezerette:

Thanks,Kenzo!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 6:51pm chresti:

Brian- if they're sweet vegetables. Tell her that only grown ups eat it, then offer her a taste.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 6:52pm chresti:

Thanks Kenzo!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 6:53pm Rand al'Thor:

That'd be crazy. Thanks for the shows, Kenzo!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 6:53pm northguineahills:

Well, this mashed-up perfect! Thanks, Kenzo!
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 6:54pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Thanks all of you and even more. It matters. Everything matters. Don't give up. Don't follow. Find, feel, believe, maintain your selfness, maintain your togetherness. Don't let anyone stop you.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 6:55pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...all extreme renditions...
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 6:55pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

sub-version
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 6:56pm βrian:

We're actually trying to find something she won't eat. She's a kind of miracle that-a-way.
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 6:56pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

(clicky star to revorabbit comment)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 6:58pm βrian:

For the last time ever, Kenzo, thanks. It were wunnerful.
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 6:58pm geezerette:

Lovely finish.
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 6:59pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

never again
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 6:59pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

(I find this Windows piece utterly brilliant)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 7:00pm chresti:

yeah it's nice!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 1/9/19 7:01pm chresti:

oops! Bye!
Avatar Wed. 1/9/19 7:02pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Hear it again, what you missed
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