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Options November 19, 2015: Occult Sounds & Outsider Art from Allegory of Allergies

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Artist Track Album Year Comments
Nightshadow  Prologue   Options The Square Root of Two  1968   
Changes  Satanic Hymn #2   Options Fire of Life  1969-74   
Dave Bixby  666   Options Ode to Quetzalcoatl  1969   
Music behind DJ:
Trans-Millenia Consort 
Mushroom Trip   Options Plot Zero  1983  Pauline Anna Strom 
Daniel Arfib  Voyelles d'Eveil   Options Musique Numérique  1981   
Changes  R.I.P. Van Winkle's Dream   Options Fire of Life  1969-74   
Eddie Callahan  Where Will We Be Tomorrow?   Options False Ego  1976   
The Holy Ghost Reception Committee #9  Know They're You   Options The Torchbearers  1969   
Alien City  Information Overload   Options Alien City  1979   
Jem Targal  Luckey Guy   Options Luckey Guy  1978   
First Chips  Love Has Happened (Again)   Options First Chips Vol. 1  1972  Vyto Beleska 
Vyto B  Space Love   Options Tricentennial 2076  1976  Vyto Beleska 
George Engler  Echo   Options The Inside of the Outside/ or The Outside of the Inside: Who Are They? Where Do They Come From? Why Are They Here?  1965   
Perry Leopold  Serpentine Lane   Options Christian Lucifer  1973   
Music behind DJ:
Craig Kupka 
Clouds 1   Options Clouds: Music for Relaxation  1981   
Joel Vandroogenbroeck  Magnetic Blues   Options Images of Flute in Nature  1978   
Malcolm Cecil  Melodious Wind Song   Options Radiance  1981  of Tonto's Exploding Headband 
Nick Carter  Abstracts of Violence   Options Abstracts & Extracts  1979   
Gloria Ann Taylor  Love is a Hurting Thing   Options Deep Inside You EP  1973  prod. by Walter Whisenhunt, with the Walter "Whiz" Whisenhunt Orchestra 
The Invaders  Spacing Out   Options Spacing Out  1970  Bermuda 
Marvin Whoremonger  Funky Heaven   Options Mark III  1976  High School band from Las Vegas 
Starship Commander Wooooo Wooooo  Mastership   Options Mastership  1981   
Music behind DJ:
Malcolm Cecil 
Waves   Options Radiance     
The Kaplan Brothers  Running Scared   Options The Universal Sounds of the Kaplan Brothers  1968   
Rich La Bonté  Night Train to Albany   Options Mayan Canals  1981   
George Stavis  Finland Station   Options Labyrinths  1969  "Occult improvisational compositions for 5-string banjo and percussion" 
Nelson Angelo e Joyce  Mantra   Options Nelson Angelo e Joyce  1970   
The Ceyleib People  Aton II   Options Tanyet  1968  This side broken up to these parts: Dyl, Ralin,Tygstl, Pendyl, Jacayl, Menyatt Dyl Com with Ry Cooder "The second age of TANYET. Contact between man and his gods, coming yet closer to unity man with god. Still leaving TANYET suspended above, man, unable to accept wisdom even slightly if at all. " 
Igor Wakhevitch  Licornes   Options Docteur Faust  1971   
Igor Wakhevitch  Sang Pourpre   Options Docteur Faust     
Music behind DJ:
Les Temps Heureux 
Hope   Options En Ces Jours  1971   
Jerry Rayson  Rocbuafro with L.S.D.   Options The Weird Thing in Town  1969   
Roger Rubin & Rotfree Anderson  12th Gate House   Options Atlanta Undergound - Freek Music  1971   
Trans-Millenia Consort  Blood Celebrants   Options Spectre  1984   
Third Ear Band  Stone Circle   Options Alchemy  1969   
Euphoria  Docker's Son   Options A Gift From Euphoria  1969   
Music behind DJ:
George Stavis 
My Favorite Things   Options Labyrinths     

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:42pm Gary:

Happy to be here live for once!
Avatar 6:43pm Flash Strap:

All right! Gary in the house!
Avatar 6:44pm Flash Strap:

How you doin' brother?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:57pm Gary:

Stressed, a bit, but otherwise great!
Avatar 6:58pm ndbob:

evening evan , gary, everyone!
Avatar 6:58pm Flash Strap:

I hear ya about that stress. what's got your veins poppin?
Avatar 6:59pm Flash Strap:

Hey bob!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:59pm Gary:

A newish job with a steep learning curve, but I think it's going to be easier from here on out
Avatar 7:02pm Flash Strap:

that does sound like a prime stressor
Avatar 7:05pm Flash Strap:

We're in for some weird stuff tonight, gang
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:08pm Gary:

Already Googling names and readin: psychedelicbaby.blogspot.com...
Avatar 7:08pm ndbob:

Yep Gary that can be rough at first
Avatar 7:10pm hyde:

wow, I never found this blog when it was live. I have a feeling that I'm a gonna rue that fact.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:11pm Carmichael:

All we're missing is the weed. In this room, anyway. Hiya Flash!
Avatar 7:13pm hyde:

for any interested parties, there is still a live link to the Bixby Quetzalcoatl LP here: ersatzecho.blogspot.com...
Avatar 7:14pm doca:

Hey, Mr. Flash Strap and listeners!
Avatar 7:16pm hyde:

I like that Pauline Anna Strom thing. I think I found that at that Sounds of the Dawn site you ref'ed in your New Age show.
Avatar 7:16pm Flash Strap:

Hey Hyde! Hey Carm! Doca!
Avatar 7:17pm hyde:

doca, your icon seems way fitting for this particular show
Avatar 7:18pm Flash Strap:

I really marvel at this song in particular
Avatar 7:19pm doca:

Hahah that's true, @hyde, it usually happens on Flash Strap's show
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:19pm Carmichael:

That's because Doca is headin' out to Eden, yeah brother ...
Avatar 7:19pm Flash Strap:

who is your avatar Doca? it looks so familiar
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:21pm Carmichael:

@Flash: it's the lead singer for the Good Ol' Boys, from the Blues Brothers. He was a space hippie in an old Star Trek.
Avatar 7:21pm doca:

Yeah, will you play the space hippie song, @Flash Strap?
Avatar 7:22pm Flash Strap:

Man, I knew it was Star Trek
Avatar 7:22pm Flash Strap:

I don't know that song!
Avatar 7:23pm Flash Strap:

I gotta see this ep of Trek. I love classic Star Trek, but I have a lot of catching up to do
Avatar 7:23pm hyde:

it's the one where Spock plays the bicycle wheel!
Avatar 7:23pm doca:

@hyde: And where he jams with the space hippies!
Avatar 7:25pm doca:

Changing the subject, saw this a couple of days ago on Facebook and thought about sharing here:
Avatar 7:26pm Flash Strap:

I really have to see this one, stat
Avatar 7:27pm Flash Strap:

love it when Spock gets down
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:28pm Carmichael:

Here you go, for after the show: www.youtube.com...
Avatar 7:28pm Flash Strap:

Thanks Carmichael
Avatar 7:29pm northguineahills:

Eddie Callahan and his song sounded familiar for some reason.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:29pm Gary:

This one almost sounds more new wavy than wavy gravy ... but I like it
Avatar 7:30pm Flash Strap:

Dude, Eddie Callahan's False Ego is a toe-curling masterpiece. I highly recommend memorizing it
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:30pm Carmichael:

And Spock jamming: www.youtube.com...
Avatar 7:30pm Flash Strap:

Yeah this one is really lo-fi Ziggy glam-style
Avatar 7:33pm Flash Strap:

jesus, this song is a hoot
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:33pm Doug Schulkind:

You are hitting so many of my buttons, Flash Strap. You are caressing them with your velveteen hammer.
Avatar 7:34pm hyde:

there's a live link for Eddie Callahan's False Ego on some site called "Flash Strap"?
Avatar 7:35pm Flash Strap:

2True, Hyde
Avatar 7:35pm Flash Strap:

Tho I do recommed the reish
Avatar 7:36pm Flash Strap:

Doug, I love to caress ya, esp. with this velveeta mallet
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:36pm Doug Schulkind:

Linkage: flashstrap.blogspot.com...
Avatar 7:37pm hyde:

damn, this show is *crazy*. and me, i'm all out of ayahuasca. i'm thinking of snorting my nutmeg.
Avatar 7:38pm Flash Strap:

Wish I could have you all here in my explorers room and share the stuff I got. just pass it round, get red eyed and really intense
Avatar 7:43pm northguineahills:

flashstrap, never heard of him.
Avatar 7:44pm Flash Strap:

belated hello, NGH, even though we already have exchanged words
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:57pm Gary:

"Images of Flute in Nature"
Avatar 7:59pm Flash Strap:

Gary you've got me feverishly searching for a typo
Avatar 8:00pm hyde:

and are you sure you spelled Vandroogenbroeck right?
Avatar 8:00pm ndbob:

excellent first hour Evan - catch the rest on the archive
Avatar 8:00pm hyde:

later, ndb!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:00pm Gary:

No typo; I was just trying to process that title
Avatar 8:01pm Flash Strap:

bye bob!
Avatar 8:01pm Flash Strap:

I know, it's a conceptual doozy!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:03pm Gary:

Eff it; I have starred the whole episode
Avatar 8:05pm Flash Strap:

Heck yes
Avatar 8:07pm Flash Strap:

b i z a r r e drum break there
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:08pm Gary:

Nick Carter is my new favorite musical artist
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:09pm Doug Schulkind:

This isn't a radio show, it is a PhD thesis defense.
Avatar 8:09pm Flash Strap:

this track has haunted me for years now. I'm not sure I've even heard the rest of the record more than twice, but this track 100 times
Avatar 8:10pm northguineahills:

@flashstrap: I was referring to hyde's comment ;p
Avatar 8:10pm Flash Strap:

Doug, you say the sweetest things
Avatar 8:11pm Flash Strap:

Oh I understood, NGH. I just wanted to give you yr proper salutations as always
Avatar 8:12pm Flash Strap:

@NGH - looking back, i can see how i might have sounded testy, when the intention was polar opposite
Avatar 8:13pm coelacanth:

olá Flash and Explorers
Avatar 8:13pm Flash Strap:

Hey C! New face!
Avatar 8:15pm Flash Strap:

Avatar 8:16pm coelacanth:

whole new body!
but this one is only semi-tangible.
Avatar 8:17pm hyde:

"Walter 'Whiz' Whisenhunt"!
Avatar 8:18pm Flash Strap:

This whole EP is a stroke of genius, btw
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:19pm melinda:

Good evening folks!
Avatar 8:19pm Flash Strap:

Melinda! So good to have you with us!
Avatar 8:20pm doca:

This is an amazing track. I'm downloading the whole EP now, never heard it all.
Avatar 8:21pm northguineahills:

Time for dinner. Will be back for the tail end!
Avatar 8:21pm hyde:

it's melinda!
Avatar 8:21pm Flash Strap:

such a high recommendation, doca. Highest possible
Avatar 8:22pm Flash Strap:

enjoy your sup, NGH!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:25pm melinda:

Was at a neighborhood city council meeting for the first hour, trying to be civic-minded, but bailed.
Avatar 8:25pm coelacanth:

hi melinda!

ngh, good luck!
(...timing your reentry with the tail-end)
Avatar 8:26pm Flash Strap:

he might have some wiggle room – I suspect I'll go a bit longish tonight. but not too long!
Avatar 8:27pm Flash Strap:

when society fails you, there's always the explorers room waiting, Melinda
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:29pm melinda:

Hi coelecanth, Flash, hyde!
Avatar 8:30pm Hambone:

wooooo wooooo!!!!
Avatar 8:30pm Flash Strap:

Avatar 8:31pm hambone:

Avatar 8:31pm coelacanth:

i just missed you last week Evan.(literally by less than 2 minutes)
...i actually was surprised! you've spoiled us so.
Avatar 8:32pm Flash Strap:

yeah, that was a short one. I can't go 3 hours every Thursday night, but it's always fun when i do
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:34pm Ike:

Nice sounds!
Avatar 8:35pm coelacanth:

it's okay. we can call that one a normal one and the longer ones extravagant.
Avatar 8:42pm Flash Strap:

Hi Ike!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:45pm melinda:

I like the whistling. Very evocative. Psychadelic western.
Avatar 8:45pm Flash Strap:

That's a deal, C. Though I guess that makes me an extravagant fellow
Avatar 8:45pm Flash Strap:

I know! the thing is, they're almost impossibly square at the same time
Avatar 8:45pm hyde:

some serious Alessandro Alessandroni ripoff whistlin' goin on in this one
Avatar 8:46pm hyde:

heh, melinda beat me to it
Avatar 8:47pm Flash Strap:

they did a really strange concept album with tons of synths at one point, but it's still mired in midwestern Jewish lounge music. It's sort of Jewish mystic bowling alley music, I guess
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:49pm melinda:

I'm going to have to look into these Kaplan brothers then.
Avatar 8:49pm Flash Strap:

that's some good theremin. thick.
Avatar 8:50pm Flash Strap:

yeah they're really cool, Melinda
Avatar 8:52pm hyde:

holy heck, that George Stavis. Dang.
Avatar 8:52pm coelacanth:

Evan- you? extravagant? ..that's like calling Doug the King of Puns!

...and this is extraordinary!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:53pm Uncle Michael:

Good evening...terribly late as usual...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:53pm Doug Schulkind:

Jewish mystic bowling alley music. I just needed to repeat that particular phrase. Thank you. Please continue.
Avatar 8:54pm Flash Strap:

Wonderful to have you with us at all Uncle! Why, you're welcome at this doorstep at any hour!
Avatar 8:55pm Flash Strap:

The king of puns has spoken, and he has my turning of a phrase. Perhaps I AM extravagant, after all!
Avatar 8:55pm coelacanth:

and there's Professor Pun now!
yes that phrase should be repeated often and with conviction.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:55pm Uncle Michael:

My grandfather was a Jewish mystic bowler. He's said to have been good enough to have been a professional. What I'd have given to have heard Chris Schenkel say his name just once.
Avatar 8:58pm hyde:

the Kabowllah
Avatar 8:59pm Flash Strap:

Ry Cooder in the mix on this one!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:59pm Uncle Michael:

No more calls. We have a winner.
Avatar 9:05pm Flash Strap:

probably the perfect pun for the moment, Hyde
Avatar 9:06pm northguineahills:

Avatar 9:06pm Flash Strap:

ah, wonderful! NGH is back, we can put on good stuff again!
Avatar 9:10pm Flash Strap:

this wakhevitch shit is so c-razy
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:12pm Uncle Michael:

This is wonderful. I must acquire...
Avatar 9:13pm Flash Strap:

I can help with that. With any of this!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:14pm Uncle Michael:

I'll let you know if I have trouble...thanks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:16pm Uncle Michael:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:18pm melinda:

I gotta find out how one combines Jewish mysticism with loungey pandering!
Avatar 9:24pm hyde:

heh, Jean Dubuffet is my mouse pad
Avatar 9:26pm Flash Strap:

oh you really do, Melinda!
Avatar 9:27pm Flash Strap:

Love Dubuffet, Hyde. Or as an old friend in Boston used to say it: d'Boofey
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:32pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Hullo Hullo Drummer stream ! Amazing couple of sets here...
Avatar 9:33pm Flash Strap:

Hello yrself, RR! and thanks
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:34pm melinda:

Time to put on my amber shades, this music goes very well.
Avatar 9:38pm Flash Strap:

drawing to a close now
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:40pm Minnesota Jeff:

How many days left on the Book Starter, Evan!?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:41pm Gary:

Thanks for the thrilling evening, Mr. The Flash Strap!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:41pm Uncle Michael:

Thanks Evan.
Avatar 9:41pm hyde:

this show really killed it. one of my faves ever. thanks so much!
Avatar 9:43pm coelacanth:

Thank you Evan...Extravagant as ever!
'till then,adventurers.
Avatar 9:46pm Flash Strap:

Thanks Gary! Michael! Hyde! C! So glad you all enjoyed!

And hello Pineapple Jeff! I think, like, 11
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