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Order and disorder in a freeform haze of terribly-played guitars, shorted-out electronics, found audio detritus, strange sounds from strange lands all around. Psych-punk-junk, collage, even pop. Lots of in-studio live performances to boot.

Tuesdays 3 - 6pm (EDT) | On WFMU | 91.1, 90.1, 91.9 FM & wfmu.org
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Tuesday, September 2nd, 3pm - 6pm: Music Blues
Stephen Tanner plays bass in the much-beloved and somewhat uncategorizable Georgia band of heavies known as Harvey Milk, these days calling Brooklyn home and whipping up all kinds of good food for public consumption therein. In 2010 he spent some downtime (as in crawling away from society) holed up at fellow Milk member Creston Spiers' Georgia abode where he wrote, played, and recorded his solo work Things Haven't Gone Well, now coming out on the Thrill Jockey label. It's touted as being a more cinematic variation of his work in Harvey Milk, though no less sludge-leaning and definitely full of some more personal imagery/life chronicling/dark issues being dealt with. He's put together a touring band for this project as well, live today on Brian's show.

Tuesday, September 9th, 3pm - 6pm: Tashi Dorji + Sir Richard Bishop live from Monty Hall
Tashi Dorji is Bhutan-born guitarist absorbed a childhood full of shortwave radio before moving to the US and discovering Derek Bailey and Albert Ayler and incorporating all his musical loves into a truly varied and forward-thinking vocabulary. In this era some may have chalked up the guitar to have exhausted itself as a means of breaking new boundaries in expression, yet Dorji, now in North Carolina, has wowed such advanced axemen as Bill Orcutt, Ben Chasny, and Sir Richard Bishop of the Sun City Girls who is part two of tonight's bill, making his second appearance on Brian's show. As a bonus, you can attend the taping of this night at WFMU's ground floor performance space, Monty Hall. Set time is 8pm on Sunday, September 7th, at 43 Montgomery Street in Jersey City (near Exchange Place and Grove PATH stops). Admission to the public is $12, with advance tickets purchasable at wfmu.org on our home page news!

Tuesday, September 30th, 3pm - 6pm: Peter Jeffries
Throughout the 1980's and 1990's Peter Jefferies created a stunning body of work via assorted New Zealand combos like Nocturnal Projections, This Kind of Punishment and Plagal Grind, as well as collaborating with various staples of Bruce Russell from the Dead C's legendary Xpressway label. His sound blended the somber richness of John Cale with raw minimalist power amped up by the utilization of basic recording means; his first stateside release in 1990 "Last Great Challenge in a Dull World," and the 1994 "Electricity" LP have just seen vinyl reissues by DeStijl and Superior Viaduct respectively. Last September in Auckland Brian saw Peter's first show in 11 years (opening for Amanda Palmer who had been championing him again), and he was in great form; it's great thrill to have him back in the States and stopping by the show today for some live songs and an interview on the eve of his Issue Project Room show October 1st.

Tuesday, October 14th, 3pm - 6pm: The Gizmos
When you drop the phrase proto-punk, Bloomington, Indiana's Gizmos are synonymous with The Electric Eels, Styrenes and Rocket From the Tombs in terms of Midwest-bred, Creem-magazing-reading, Stooge-oid worshipping innovation. Now, the original 1976 Gizmos are coming to the East Coast following their return to the Midwest in June and an upcoming appearance at Gonerfest in Memphis. Founders Ken Highland and Eddie Flowers will bring the Gizmos experience to New York City on October 11 and Boston on October 12, and laying it down at WFMU on the 14th for Brian's show. As an added bonus, Flowers (who's also been active in chronicling great underground rock through the years via his Slippytown site, Gulcher Record label, writing, and his L.A. band Crawlspace) is gonna reprise his WIUS Bloomington radio show "Divine Decadence" with Ken and transport everybody back to 1974 with some obscuro heavy jams!


Playlists from 2000 Nov 14th, 2000 show features live set from the ACID MOTHERS TEMPLE
Playlists from 1999
Playlists from 1998
Playlists from 1997

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