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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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Artist Track Album Comments Approx. start time
James Last  Mr. Giant Man   Options Voodoo Party    0:00:00 (Pop‑up)
Michael Flower  Untitled   Options Returning to Knowing Nothing (Phase One)    0:10:35 (Pop‑up)
Hans Frisch  IV   Options Levende Opjekten Sjooo    0:11:44 (Pop‑up)
Loren Mazzacane Connors  Blues No. 5   Options Blues: The "Dark Paintings" of Mark Rothko    0:17:25 (Pop‑up)
Rod Poole Trio  Iasis   Options Iasis    0:20:35 (Pop‑up)
Reinhold Friedl  Pan Fried 11   Options Mutanza  Composed and assembled by Phil Niblock  0:45:56 (Pop‑up)
The Oval Language  Hibernation - pt 1 (excerpt)   Options Hibernation    0:54:01 (Pop‑up)
Roberto Musci  The Sneerer (Mr. G. C.)   Options The Loa of Music    1:04:40 (Pop‑up)
Israel Martinez  el hombre que se sofoca   Options El Hombre Que Se Sofoca    1:05:48 (Pop‑up)
Stefan Jaworzyn  Sleep   Options Eaten Away By Shadows 82-83    1:16:41 (Pop‑up)
The Monkees  Head Radio Spot   Options Head    1:35:43 (Pop‑up)
The Monkees  Can You Dig It (Alt. version)   Options Head    1:36:20 (Pop‑up)
The Monkees  words (Alt. version)   Options Missing Links Volume 2    1:37:32 (Pop‑up)
The Monkees  Shades of Gray (Mono Master)   Options Headquarters Sessions    1:42:50 (Pop‑up)
The Monkees  Peter Percival Patterson's Pet Pig Porky   Options Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn and Jones Ltd.    1:45:45 (Pop‑up)
The Monkees  Daily Nightly   Options Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn and Jones Ltd.    1:46:41 (Pop‑up)
Gesellschaft Zur Emanzipation Des Samples  Samplecredits (Manipulated)   Options Circulations    2:03:48 (Pop‑up)
Philip Sanderson  E is for Echo   Options On One of These Bends    2:04:18 (Pop‑up)
Erdem Helvacioglu  Love   Options Timeless Waves    2:04:51 (Pop‑up)
Dean Moore  Vata   Options Yuan    2:21:09 (Pop‑up)
Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith & Suzanne Ciani  A New Day [excerpt]   Options Sunergy    2:11:43 (Pop‑up)
Is-In-Umsamble  Is The Belly (excerpt)   Options Is the Belly/In the Belly    2:32:32 (Pop‑up)
Hanno Leichtmann / Valerio Tricoli  Golden Hair   Options The Future of Discipline    2:35:27 (Pop‑up)
Luc Ferrari  Place des Abbesses   Options Cellule 75    2:47:11 (Pop‑up)

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Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:04pm Guido from Cologne:

Hello Fabio & everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:04pm billf:

Whart's up gang?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:04pm chresti:

Hello Fabio and everybody
Avatar 3:04pm TDK60:

Hey Fabio. I'm sick, at home today. A request for some avant garde or "out" stuff, maybe?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:05pm Ken From Hyde Park:

All aboard! The SS Failure is about to set sail!
Avatar 3:05pm Bas NL:

Hi Fabio & all!
Avatar 3:05pm Cheri Pi:

Hi Fab
  3:05pm yippie:

HMAV failure
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:05pm chresti:

get well soon TDK60
Avatar 3:06pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

Who has carrot cake?
  3:07pm Brendan:

That’s one small step for Giant Man. Jueves Gigante!
Avatar 3:07pm northguineahills:

No carrot cake, but I have curry and rice!
Avatar 3:07pm V Priceless:

geez how I miss the Kamikaze Fun Machine...Yo Fab! Play something for the Monkee that's gone to heaven...or not
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:08pm Michael 98145:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:08pm chresti:

Only green chile tamales here, Rev.
Avatar 3:08pm Chris from DC:

Anyone have bourbon?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:09pm chresti:

Love this track
  3:09pm Brendan:

Pixies -Monkey Gone To Heaven?
Avatar 3:11pm northguineahills:

@chresti: I've never done tamales, as Hiduagense, Neuvo Leonse y Oaxacan cuisines are all my wife and mother-in-law taught me.
Avatar 3:11pm TDK60:

..gracias chresti; those tamales sound delicioso.
Avatar 3:12pm northguineahills:

(still harvesting poblanos, going to make some stuffed pobanos this weekend.)
Avatar 3:13pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

poblano bourbon?
Avatar 3:13pm Wild Neil||Peace All:

I miss WildGirl. I saw her at CBGBs once at Southern Culture on the Skids or something doing a go-go dance. She was pretty cool.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:13pm steveo:

howdy -- digging the Frisch
  3:14pm Martinibomb:

Hello Fabio and everyone else! Listening from Portland, Oregon.
Avatar 3:14pm northguineahills:

@Rev: I mentioned last night I made scotch bonnet flavored vodka once, oh, man did that burn going down, but it felt just right!
Avatar 3:15pm Chris from DC:

Seems like that would work with tequila?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:15pm Guido from Cologne:

Erotic freak show?
remember the cover a´rt from forgotten context:
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:16pm Guido from Cologne:

Part of the edition was confiscated by Dutch police.
Avatar 3:17pm TDK60:

Martinibomb: How are things along Hawthorne or Burnside or Alberta?
Avatar 3:20pm northguineahills:

@Chris: *furiously takes notes*
Avatar 3:20pm northguineahills:

Man, Loren Connors's sound is instantly identifiable!!!
Avatar 3:21pm βrian:

Scotch Bonnet Scotch seems more likely.
Avatar 3:21pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

Never got more exotic than scoring a jalapeño with razor & popping it in cloth teabag & in vodka for a while. But that was a nice kick.
  3:22pm Martinibomb:

@TDK60 lower end of Alberta is great near where I live + Freeform Portland the radio station I'm on is there. Upper Alberta/Hawthorne/Burnside I don't even recognize anymore
Avatar 3:24pm TDK60:

"lower end" is west or east?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:24pm tim from champaign:

Just returning from a work run. I had Keijii Heino on so it's great to hear the guitar manglings continue!
  3:25pm Martinibomb:

West of Martin Luther
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:25pm tim from champaign:

@ngh - will you make a cookbook premium for next year's marathon?
  3:26pm Martinibomb:

Alberta/Albina I'm actually on Alberta & Interstate which is just starting to change. Lots of huge condos going up
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:26pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Will there be a marathon pledge map this time around?
Avatar 3:28pm northguineahills:

@Rev: good idea! a tiny bit of ghost peppers go a long way, and it will help wake me up (w/ my mate/tea). I used to drink hot sauce before boring meetings beforehand to stay awake.

@tim: I'd have to measure everything, I eyeball everything, I no longer follow recipes. Like most of my music, I improvise.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:29pm chresti:

We are listening from San Gabriel, CA...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:30pm chresti:

All star show, Fabio.
Avatar 3:30pm TDK60:

..oh yeah, lived there from 2006 - '09. spent a lot of time in the Mississippi area. What is Freeform Portland - a pirate?
  3:30pm Marcel M:

Hey Fabio
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:30pm Michael 98145:

@chresti, i once worked in lovely City of Industry.

  3:33pm Martinibomb:

@TDK FreeformPDX is a low power FM station. Our equipment has a long history in the local Pirate scene. And we are child of WFMU for sure. Same format.
  3:34pm Martinibomb:

@TDK I'm also a WFMU DJ now in Sheena's Jungle Room
  3:35pm Polyus:

Dig this drone.
Avatar 3:37pm TDK60:

Martinibomb: I was a DJ at the online Portland Radio Authority, now defunct. // Freeform has a govt. license, wow. Oh, you're on the new Sheena corridor, will hafta check it out..
  3:37pm Martinibomb:

@TDK oh yeah I Djd over there a few times. Never had a regular show. That's the board we've got at freeform :-)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:37pm chresti:

@Tim-cookbook is a great idea
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:38pm WillCrete:

Was just great drifting with those bowed guitars supporting Poole's shapes there. Thanks for the sounds this afternoon.
  3:38pm John from Florham Park:

@martiniebomb will look for your station, is it on the internet?
  3:39pm Martinibomb:

Yup! It's streaming online. freeformportland.org
Avatar 3:39pm northguineahills:

(and for spicy foods, I might make it little too spicy for most).

But, I'm game for a cookbook!
  3:40pm John from Florham Park:

Ok cool thanks for I’ll check it out martini
Avatar 3:40pm Bas NL:

(Living Objects Show)
Avatar 3:41pm TDK60:

Maritini- being an LPFM, your broadcast signal can only go about 2 miles?
Avatar 3:42pm βrian:

I've been sneaking a little cayenne into Five-Year Old's food. She's ok with that, but even a few tablespoons of crushed red pepper will set off alarms.
Avatar 3:44pm TDK60:

Fabio, you are rockin' the turntables..
Avatar 3:44pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

very much this
  3:44pm Martinibomb:

@TDK it's about 5miles but we actually have two transmitters. So we've got the east/north part of Portland covered pretty well out to about 82n/Halsey to St. Johns and even downtown is not bad
  3:45pm ?:

This is a great soundtrack for a snow day here in Northern AZ
Avatar 3:45pm TDK60:

Martinibomb: 82nd out to St. Johns is a lot of territory!
Avatar 3:46pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

meeting in 15 minutes.
With this audio, hoping to become a sentient vapor by then, seep through the walls, disperse . . .
  3:46pm Martinibomb:

@TDK We have a Transmitter at 15th & Alberta and then one ontop of KBOO which is 9th/Burnside
Avatar 3:46pm Chris from DC:

Yup, this right here.
Avatar 3:48pm TDK60:

..used to do a bit of volunteering at KBOO; CD intake: "this is metal, that is folk, this is postpunk lo-fi baroque," y'know.
  3:48pm Martinibomb:

Nice to meet another PDX radio person here!
  3:49pm wfmu listener phillip:

hello everyone! :) FABIO:-) almost missed your show im in st barnabus hospital getting a CT scan if my liver.
Avatar 3:49pm northguineahills:

When my Mexi wife tells to tone the heat way down, she may have a point.
  3:49pm Martinibomb:

My friend Rich who goes by Rich From Washington here on WFMU also has a show in Sheena's he's still got a show on KBOO. Maybe you know him?
Avatar 3:50pm TDK60:

..and in another state, was involved in an attempt to start a community station via the LPFM option; application turned down.
Avatar 3:50pm northguineahills:

@Martinibomb: We know him!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:51pm tim from champaign:

How are you doing, wfmu listener phillip?
Avatar 3:51pm northguineahills:

Friedl doing Niblock!
  3:52pm Martinibomb:

@NorthG ah cool! I love Rich he's a super good person and finds awesome records.
Avatar 3:52pm TDK60:

..don't think I know Rich, but hello Rich in Washington. Which town?
  3:52pm Martinibomb:

Rich is over in Vancouver
  3:52pm wfmu listener phillip:

@tim from champagne. today is like the one year mark when they found the tumor on my liver. couple hours ill find out if its grown or not
Avatar 3:53pm TDK60:

Vancouver! just across the creek.
  3:53pm Martinibomb:

@Listener Phillip sending good vibes your direction. I hope you're okay.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:54pm tim from champaign:

Yes, good vibes, Phillip!
Avatar 3:54pm TDK60:

Good vibes for Phillip.
Avatar 3:54pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

What they vibe'd, WLP.
Avatar 3:55pm TDK60:

..did R. Friedl remind me of Glenn Branca?
  3:55pm wfmu listener phillip:

thank you all for the good wishes. i am a little scared but listening to fabios music always settles me
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:56pm tim from champaign:

@TDK60 and Martinibomb - I'm heading to Vancouer for a conference in April. I've scoped it out a little. Looks like there's a couple record stores. Do you know any other recommendations for Vancouver?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:56pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Does there exist a grid that shows the live schedule for Sheena's programs? I know there's a trick where you append "/drummer" to the site URL to see the Drummer stream. Is there something similar available for Sheena's?
  3:57pm wfmu listener phillip:

busy day here at st barnabus hospital. im just going to have to wait.;(
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:57pm tim from champaign:

We got your back, phillip!
Avatar 3:57pm Chris from DC:

Hang in there.
Avatar 3:58pm northguineahills:

Happy healthings, from FMU, phillip!
  4:00pm Martinibomb:

@TDK I don't think I've been record shopping in vancouver. I think there is a new shop .. can't remember the name. You're better off in Portland. Mississippi Records is by my house and I love that place.
  4:01pm andrew:

Ken: https://www.wfmu.org/table?period=9042
  4:01pm Martinibomb:

There's also Specks in North PDX/Kenton you should hit
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:03pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Outstanding! Thanks, andrew!
Avatar 4:04pm TDK60:

Tim, don't know about Vancouver stores. Martini - will have to check out KFFP- Freeform! Yes, Miss. Records was a fave. They had a sign over the front door: "Love Over Gold."
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:05pm Mick:

all best health mojo to you phillip!
  4:05pm Martinibomb:

@TDK you're welcome to visit my show on freeform since you already know how to use that board. hahah
Avatar 4:06pm TDK60:

There's also Exiled Records on Southeast Hawthorne (which Fabio would like I'm sure).
  4:07pm Martinibomb:

Oh and Green Noise is on Killingsworth/Albina which will be up your alley too
Avatar 4:08pm TDK60:

..there was also a good world music rekkid shop near Exiled, now defunct.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:08pm chresti:

I hear a whistling kettle..
Avatar 4:12pm Chris from DC:

This is amazing.
Avatar 4:13pm northguineahills:

@chresti: That was me, making some oolong tea....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:13pm steveo:

no me sofoco, pero me gusta
Avatar 4:14pm TDK60:

chresti: that was me heating some water for yerba mate. //martinibomb: Albina & Killingsworth, used to hang out round there, near Portland Community College.
Avatar 4:16pm northguineahills:

@TDK: just finished my yerba mate, hence, need for tea....
  4:16pm Martinibomb:

@TDK exactly! That's also where Freeform PDX is.
Avatar 4:18pm TDK60:

the library near there was where I got CDs for my show since PRA's "library" was pathetic.
Avatar 4:20pm TDK60:

NGH: from mate to tea: gettin' all charged up for Fabio's dance frenzy show here!
  4:21pm Brendan:

I’m hearing a little Godzilla roar in the mix
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:24pm ifeelfatnsassy:

What's this bed music?
  4:27pm nic:

i love that film!!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:27pm ifeelfatnsassy:

Enter the Void has possibly the best title sequence in film. Obviously an exaggeration, but it is really great.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:28pm Ike:

I keep meaning to watch Enter the Void. Is it still on Netflix?
Avatar 4:29pm TDK60:

Haven't been to the Metrograph yet. Was at Angelika Theater recently, was turned off by *commercials* during the previews.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:34pm tim from champaign:

I just requested the Head dvd from my local library. I still haven't seen it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:36pm Michael 98145:

i wish theaters would realize all those damned commercials are driving more and more people to stay home ...
Avatar 4:37pm V Priceless:

had the bizarre experience of backing PT for a version of 'Diamond Dogs', believe it or not.
Avatar 4:38pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...it's always Peter...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:38pm Ike:

On the rare occasion that I go to the cinema, I always make sure to have my earbuds ready with some loud music queued up for the commercials.
Avatar 4:38pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Just observed his B-Day...
Avatar 4:38pm Chris from DC:

Sad that the younger folks in the office didn't know who Peter Tork was when it came up.
Avatar 4:39pm TDK60:

..the other 3 or so indie movie places I go to don't have commercials.
Avatar 4:39pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

A life well-lived it seems...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:41pm Michael 98145:

{ never expected to hear The Monkees on -this- program :) }
Avatar 4:42pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

Got to see Tork's solo gig at Birchmere (VA) back in 2013. Total class bloke.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:43pm tim from champaign:

Did the Monkees digging tutor improve your math skills, Fabio?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:44pm Michael 98145:

{ speaking of expectations, i guess this year -is- speeding by because i just purchased girl scout cookies .... }
  4:45pm Jim S.:

I hope he queues up "Zilch", which was one of my early faves...
Avatar 4:46pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Imagine the ride The Monkees had...
Avatar 4:46pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Super early Pop Moog use...
Avatar 4:47pm slugluv1313:

oh bummer -- was just thinking about The Monkees yesterday -- and how so many of us "grew up" with them :(
@ Chris from DC -- that sucks! "kids today" -- is it just me, or does it seem that many of the young-uns have no sense of cultural/historical reference?? i mean, i was too young to remember Glenn Miller, Andrews Sisters, others form my parents' younger days -- but i still had a sense of their significance . . . .
Avatar 4:48pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

20th Century receding.
Avatar 4:49pm Chris from DC:

@slugluv, it's not just you, I totally agree.
Avatar 4:50pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...like - 1970s TV would give us the Marx Bros. (not unrelated to The Monkees)...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:52pm Michael 98145:

Get Off My Lawn --- or those Narcissistic young'uns don't care about anything but their sorry selves.
  4:52pm Jim S.:

Mickey sounded like Grace Slick on that track...
Avatar 4:52pm TDK60:

Notes say Gerry Goffin produced Head, with Jack Nicholson writing part of the script and part of one tune.
  4:52pm Brendan:

I remember getting a Monkees record from the side of a cereal box that you cut out. I think it was I’m a believer or Pleasant Valley Sunday.
  4:52pm Brendan:

Sugar crisp if I remember right
Avatar 4:53pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Believer: Neil Diamond
Sunday: Carole King
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:54pm chresti:

Takes me back to when family ate pizza or TV dinners while watching the Monkees and Laugh in
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:54pm Michael 98145:

I think Ami Bluebell Dolenz is pretty lovable ...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:55pm coelacanth∅:

aw man i just missed it
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:55pm Michael 98145:

Alexa, are you dreaming again ??
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:55pm pinholga:

Micky Dolenz had the third Moog, after Wendy Carlos and Buck Owens.
Avatar 4:56pm TDK60:

  4:57pm Jim S.:

Boyce & Hart wrote "She"...another fave from the "More' album.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:57pm chresti:

I like she...
Avatar 4:58pm slugluv1313:

@ Jim S. -- omg RIGHT!!!
and yeah, not ALL young people (for example, a friend's daughter is a retro-fashion "influencer" and she TOTALLY knows her history, knows about jazz artists who i certainly did not know about at her age!) -- but yeah, so alarming how clueless many kids are, not just about culture, art, etc. but history in general -- !!!
  4:58pm Jim S.:

Paul, Mike, Ringo, & Mickey are the leftovers...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:03pm chresti:

Haha-leftovers band
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:04pm chresti:

..the Beetle Monkees
  5:05pm Ven:

Why did Buck Owens need a Moog?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:05pm Franco Twinkie:

Space Cowboy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:06pm coelacanth∅:

(and Robert Moog probably had one before any of them)
  5:06pm Andres:

I hear Owen Pallet.
Avatar 5:08pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Wull - Buck had Fuzz & Harpsichord...Bakersfield ftw.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:09pm Franco Twinkie:

Paul Beaver and Bernie Krause showed Micky a moog at Monterey Pop, and blammo! he took it to the moon.
Avatar 5:10pm TDK60:

RevRab: did Buck have an electric sitar ever?
Avatar 5:11pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

60's Interviewer : Who do you think sounds best in L.A. ?
Zappa: Probably The Monkees - they can afford the equipment!
Avatar 5:11pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

@TDK60: I only know what the podcasts tell me... :
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:14pm coelacanth∅:

Franco, yeah. and i think several people had moogs before Dolenz -not just Beaver & Krause.
Avatar 5:15pm TDK60:

..wasn't Byrds McGuinn an early Mooger?
Avatar 5:16pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

  5:16pm nic:

great_love this!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:16pm Franco Twinkie:

A lot of self important musicians in San Francisco would snark about how plastic blah, blah, L.A. - you know the rap, The Monkees were, except Jerry Garcia. He liked the show, and said so in interviews at the time.
Avatar 5:18pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Who wouldn't like the show? I mean - seriously.
I think Dolenz did indeed play the Moog parts.
Avatar 5:20pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

To this day, I never but never make fun of no cripples.
Avatar 5:21pm TDK60:

Fabio, has your show ever tranced out other WFMU staffers while they're tryin' to work?
Avatar 5:21pm Bas NL:

Will order Sunergy. Very nice!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:23pm coelacanth∅:

Tork jammed with Hendrix and the beatles and Winwood (?) and others and from the little i've heard was a good banjo player, among several other instruments. apparently he was the cool one. (& was always my favorite)
Avatar 5:23pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

Based on that solo gig a few years back, can confirm the banjo chops.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:24pm coelacanth∅:

Rev -from head right? i've never seen it but i remember that sound bite from some wfmu show which was always followed by something about the monkees.
  5:27pm Brendan:

Is it me,for a moment
Avatar 5:27pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

ø: exactly. It's one of the most quotable lines in motion picture history. It's right up there with "I think it would be FUN to run a newspaper" and "....yep, that's a human ear, alright..."
Avatar 5:28pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

' Nobody ever lent money to a man w/ a sense of humor. '
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:28pm Franco Twinkie:

When we heard about Peter this morning we were making Tamales and filling them with squash, tomatos, and cheese. The only time I every missed The Monkees is once in the 1968 season because I would not eat my squash, tomato, and cheese casserole, and my father said your not leaving the table till you clean your plate. He relented during Laugh-In. I guess I won, or did I?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:31pm dale:

hello. that last one sounded like tales of failure and imagination
  5:31pm P:

Somebody mentioned the "Space Cowboy." Does anybody know what the Space Cowboy WFMY DJ is up to now? I used to really like his show.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:32pm Carmichael:

Late to the Failure party. RIP PT.
  5:32pm P:

I meant to write WFMU not WFMY
Avatar 5:33pm TDK60:

..this is some sonic casserole.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:33pm Booz:

Cosmic Cowboy? I used to like his opening music.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:34pm coelacanth∅:

well, laugh-in. yes you won.
  5:34pm P:

Yes, it was the Cosmic Cowboy.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:36pm coelacanth∅:

jeez i used to listen to Cozmic Cowboy all the time, and recorded some of his shows...but i don't remember his opening music.
Avatar 5:37pm slugluv1313:

@Franco Twinkie -- WOW! similar story: NEVER missed The Monkees EXCEPT for the one time my younger sister and i had to be at our Aunt Sophie's house (do not recall what my parents had to do??) -- she PROMISED my DAD that we could watch The Monkees (added bonus -- she had a color TV!!!) -- BUT, when the show was about to come on, her son (my much older Cousin Billy) just had to watch some dumb old football game (maybe THAT is why i have never liked spectator sports???) -- when my Dad found out, he felt horrible -- and he ended up buying The Monkees' first LP for me -- NOT because i was some spoiled brat who was throwing temper tantrums (my Depression era parents would NEVER stand for that!) BUT because his sister (Aunt Sophie) had broken her promise
  5:39pm P:

Cosmic Cowboy would have some weird, spacey music as his bed, and he would talk over it with a echo effect on his voice.
Avatar 5:40pm northguineahills:

Ok, that was unexpectant, I have a phone interview w/ the NYC OEM, I've been firing off so many job applications here in FL and NYC I lost track, mostly to fulfill the draconian unemployment requirements in this purple state.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:40pm Carmichael:

What's the OEM, ngh?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:42pm coelacanth∅:

yes Cozmic Cowboy's echo would get out of hand sometimes! i felt like i was getting nauseous!
Avatar 5:44pm northguineahills:

@Carmichael: Office of Emergency Management
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:44pm Booz:

Yeah, I remember the Cowboy's echo thing. He used it a lot on 40 Acres and a Turntable, or whatever it was called, too. The opening song was this high-lonesome story-song about meeting a cosmic cowboy. I've never been able to find it. Maybe it was an original?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:46pm coelacanth∅:

he had Don Walzer as a guest once, which seemed like an odd thing to me, but Don rolled with it with a great sense of humour and there was no echo on Don's voice, as i remember. he played an excellent version of long black veil - a song i love anyway.
Don died not long after.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:46pm Franco Twinkie:

Slugluv, That was very noble of your Pa. You were the clearly the victim of someone else's selfish whims. I on the other hand was just pulling some trip. most likely I had seen a Berkeley sit-in on tv, and wanted to see if I could get what I wanted been a refusenik.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:47pm coelacanth∅:

haha, 40 oz.!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:47pm Michael 98145:

@ngh, hope one of those applications turns up something ...
Avatar 5:48pm northguineahills:


I don't have this Ferrari....
Avatar 5:48pm northguineahills:


I don't have this Ferrari....
Avatar 5:49pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Many tales of Depression Era folk clashing w/ 60s 'expansionists' - so kewl.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:50pm Michael 98145:

{ grab yer tin hats: "COSMIC RAYS ARE INCREASING: New data released by the Earth to Sky Calculus/Spaceweather.com high-altitude ballooning program show that atmospheric cosmic rays are intensifying for the 4th year in a row--an ironic side-effect of the decaying solar cycle." }
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:50pm common:

Late. Hello
Avatar 5:50pm slugluv1313:

@ Franco Twinkie -- hah! perhaps that is why my sister would REFUSE to eat her asparagus!
no joke, my Mom made her sit at the kitchen table all night because of this!
Avatar 5:52pm TDK60:

canned veggies refusenik youth of the paisley era
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:53pm Michael 98145:

thanks again, Fabio

{ i hate asparagus to this day }
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:53pm Franco Twinkie:

Didn't Charlie Parker do a number called Cosmic Rays? Are there any picture of Mr. Yardbird with a Colander on his head?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:53pm Booz:

Oh right, coelacanth∅, 40 oz. Echotastic.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:54pm chresti:

I refused canned green peas...
Avatar 5:55pm TDK60:

chresti- so did my sis! She'd put them in her napkin, excuse herself to go to the toilet hehe.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:56pm Booz:

Great show Fabio, also loved reminiscing simultaneously about Monkees and paleo-FMU. Thanks all!
Avatar 5:57pm TDK60:

..much thanks Fabio for this show; until next..
Avatar 5:58pm Bas NL:

Thanks Fabio! A great three hours of listening pleasure!
  5:58pm Brendan:

Thanks man
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:58pm chresti:

TDK60- I would throw hotdogs out the kitchen door
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:58pm Franco Twinkie:

Thanks Fabio. I loved Peter, and it was great to hear your fond tribute.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:58pm Michael 98145:

Tom Terrific was ahead of his time: static.tvtropes.org...
  5:59pm nic:

great thanks !!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:59pm coelacanth∅:

Thanks Fabio
Avatar Swag For Life Member 5:59pm chresti:

Thanks Fabio!
Avatar 5:59pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Yeah Thx.
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