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Options August 21, 2012: Carnival Carpet & Co.

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Artist Track Album Label Year Approx. start time
THE IN-THEME          0:00:00 ()
ERKKI KURENNIEMI  Inventio/ Outventio (1970)   Options Aanityksia: Recordings, 1963–1973  Love  2002  0:01:48 ()
THE CHOPSTICK SISTERS  Chan Ga Hap   Options L’une Bouge, l’Autre Pas  3Pattes  2004  0:05:51 ()
DOLL PARTS  King Never - Mr. Bliss   Options FireDrum Playsong (cassette)  no label  1990  0:07:53 ()
KOOTA TANIMURA  Bring Me to Orgone   Options Typical Lowlife  Childisc  1999  0:09:45 ()
THE SAME BAND  The End of the World (Rehearsal 2) (1977)   Options Unreleased Studio Tracks, 1977–1980  no label  200?  0:13:08 ()
EXPO  tracks 3 & 2   Options Do the Expo!  Alfa  1987  0:15:27 ()
JOE TOSSINI & FRIENDS  Lady of Mine   Options That Lady of Mine  IEA  1979  0:19:02 ()
RODHAKE  I Want to Be a Rock and Roll Star   Options Wake Up America  no label  199?  0:27:21 ()
ZOM ZOMS  Entertainers from Out of Town   Options Zom Zoms [12" EP]  Wonk  2005  0:30:20 ()
VERMOOSTE VLOTEN  M?Ojo   Options Ngongo  Flittchen  1999  0:32:36 ()
PETER & MARY SAVING GRACE  Queen of the Night   Options 7"  Awful Splendor  1980  0:35:04 ()
THE CHOPSTICK SISTERS  Mi Vit (Ce Soir)   Options L'une Bouge, l'Autre Pas  3Pattes  2004  0:40:53 ()
TAKO  track 12 [Japanese title] (1983?)   Options Tako Taisen  SSE  1994  0:43:23 ()
DAMIAN & THE CRITERIONS  Josephina (Gussipina)   Options Versatility  United International  1983  0:47:27 ()
ERIK LINDGREN  Back Then (197?)   Options Sound on Sound  Arf! Arf!  2003  0:49:51 ()
FOYER DES ARTS  Ein Fuss der Dame Anton   Options Ein Kuss in der Irrtumstaverne  Fünfundvierzig  1988  0:57:53 ()
SOUND  Evanescent Cycles of Transient Tintinnabulation   Options Screaming Zenith  Beta-lactam Ring  2002  1:03:28 ()
VYTO B  Secret   Options Automatic Vaudeville (cassette)    1985  1:06:22 ()
BRUCE HAACK  Program Me   Options The Electric Lucifer  Columbia  1970  1:07:32 ()
DOLL PARTS  Carnival Raga Revisited   Options FireDrum Playsong (cassette)  no label  1990  1:12:08 ()
HARALD “SACK” ZIEGLER & E* ROCK  The Mind Is the Master of the Body   Options Mind as Master [3" CD]  Audio Dregs  2001  1:13:31 ()
EL AVIADOR DRO  Rusos S.A. (1979?)   Options Vano Temporal  Lollipop  1999  1:15:40 ()
THE HELLERS  High Fly Ball   Options Singers…Talkers…Players…Swingers… & Doers  Command/ ABC  1968  1:19:08 ()
EXPO  track 5 [Japanese title]   Options Do the Expo!  Alfa  1987  1:21:34 ()
ERIK LINDGREN  Funny How You Treated My Friend (197?)   Options Sound on Sound  Arf! Arf!  2003  1:28:54 ()
CHARLES WILP  Pink Carpet   Options Fotografiert Bunny  RE: Ata Tak  1966  1:31:48 ()
FOYER DES ARTS  Ein Haus aus den Knochen von Cary Grant (1986)   Options Ein Kuss in der Irrtumstaverne [bonus track]  Fünfundvierzig  1988  1:34:19 ()
DAMIAN & THE CRITERIONS  Super Duper Superman   Options Versatility  United International  1983  1:41:58 ()
BBC RADIOPHONIC ORCHESTRA  K-9 & Co.   Options 7"  BBC Records  1982  1:44:18 ()
THE HELLERS  And Now the News   Options Singers…Talkers…Players…Swingers… & Doers  Command/ ABC  1968  1:46:38 ()
TAKO  Track 8 [Japanese title] (1983?)   Options Tako Taisen  SSE  1994  1:48:46 ()
VYTO B  Men of Vision Come   Options Automatic Vaudeville (cassette)    1985  1:51:38 ()
ELIZABETH  Dissimilitude   Options Elizabeth  Vanguard  1968  1:57:35 ()
THE CHOPSTICK SISTERS  Bo Cuon La Bat   Options L'une Bouge, l'Autre Pas [3" CD]  3Pattes  2004  1:59:49 ()
KOOTA TANIMURA  Meet Me in the Next Living   Options Typical Lowlife  Childisc  1999  2:01:17 ()
MICK NESS  Cathy in Amusement   Options Leave Me Your Ears  Torso  1981  2:05:39 ()
WOMANHATERS  Cry 816   Options V.A.: Cleveland Confidential  Terminal  1982  2:08:28 ()
THE SAME BAND  Surrender Party [part of] (1977)   Options Unreleased Studio Tracks, 1977–1980  no label  200?  2:12:16 ()
DAMIAN & THE CRITERIONS  Atlantic City USA   Options Avant Garde  United International  1982  2:13:41 ()
MAX GOLDT  Unter Einem Grunen Dach   Options Restaurants Restaurants Restaurants  Fünfundvierzig  1986  2:21:04 ()
OTYSIINI  Leuvanjoen Humppa   Options V.A.: Cafe Veijon Baari  Kansanmusiikki-instituutti  2003  2:26:43 ()
HARALD “SACK” ZIEGLER  Die Letzte Fahrt   Options Horen Sie Zu  Marginal Talent  1997  2:30:25 ()
THE CHOPSTICK SISTERS  Ga   Options L'une Bouge, l'Autre Pas [3" CD]  3Pattes  2004  2:31:40 ()
BRUCE HAACK  Word Game   Options The Electric Lucifer  Columbia  1970  2:33:29 ()
JAKOB DRAMINSKY HOJMARK  T-4-2 [performed by MACROMASSA]   Options At the Gallery  G3G/ MultiSounds  1995  2:37:09 ()
LOS PARANOS  Petits Electrosaures (198?)   Options http://inpolysons.free.fr/en/iwm4-cassette.html      2:45:26 ()
SIS Q LINT  Jap Monster Movie   Options Pre-Need EP [12"]  Lint Trap  1984  2:48:16 ()
BARTON SMITH  Morcadu   Options Reelizations II  Folkways  1982  2:53:21 ()
THE OUT-THEME  Gelbart: My Favorite Vacation [part of] + Die Trip Computer Die: Airborn [part of]   Options       3:02:40 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/21/12 11:12am tonyc:

End world succotash sufferin' today.
  Tue. 8/21/12 11:42am kat330:

Sylvethter seth, Knock, Knock.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/21/12 11:44am tonyc:

Hullo dere, you kwazee puddy Kat.
  Tue. 8/21/12 11:45am kat330:

Is that a "who's dere" Mr. Coulter?
  Tue. 8/21/12 11:48am Honey Water:

I'll bite (and I might): Who's there?
  Tue. 8/21/12 11:48am kat330:

  Tue. 8/21/12 11:49am Honey Water:

Ethereal who?
  Tue. 8/21/12 11:49am kat330:

Ethereal for breakfath -- ith good for you! -- Sylvethter the Cat

Hi, Tony!! :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/21/12 11:54am tonyc:

Was off makin' bacon -- I mean coffee. Hiya Honey Water!
  Tue. 8/21/12 11:55am North Fork:

Geez, all the good seats are taken. I'll just sit over...here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/21/12 11:56am tonyc:

Hey there, North Fork!
  Tue. 8/21/12 12:00pm North Fork:

Hi Tony!
  Tue. 8/21/12 12:01pm kat330:

I've sent my doppelganger, Honey, away with Carlos. [Sorry I had to bring her in even ;) ]
  Tue. 8/21/12 12:04pm Tom Tiddler:

hello TC, calling you from the UK!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/21/12 12:05pm tonyc:

I'm reading you loud and clear, Tom Tiddler. Greetings!
  Tue. 8/21/12 12:06pm Tom Tiddler:

this track reminds me of Ron Geesin Psychedelic breakfast!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/21/12 12:07pm tonyc:

See what you mean....
  Tue. 8/21/12 12:07pm Tom Tiddler:

or was it Alan's breakfast?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/21/12 12:09pm tonyc:

See what you mean about Geesin in general -- dunno whose breakfast it was.
  Tue. 8/21/12 12:11pm Ricardo Montalban:

Greetings, Tony!
  Tue. 8/21/12 12:12pm Tom Tiddler:

so are thrift stores in Portland full of old cassettes now or did you buy this at the time it was released?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/21/12 12:12pm tonyc:

Thanks to Charlie Lewis for this great Koota Tanimura CD.

Hola, Senor M!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/21/12 12:14pm tonyc:

@ Tom Tiddler, RE Doll Parts cassette: Neither -- 'twas given to me by a friend of the band five or so years ago. Good cassette-only releases are very tough to find in thrift stores -- though it has happened.
  Tue. 8/21/12 12:15pm Tom Tiddler:

must say my favourite ever cassette was Cressida - Asylum that I found in Blackpool UK in about 1987. I played it to death and reminded me of Love's Forever Changes!
  Tue. 8/21/12 12:17pm kat330:

Heard these first tracks in the kitchen. The Chopstick Sisters reminded me of the film we watched last night: The Warped Ones by Kurahara. Wild and weird one.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/21/12 12:18pm tonyc:

Will be playing (lots) more Chopstick Sisters today....
  Tue. 8/21/12 12:27pm kat330:

Will point Philo to the archive for that Kurenniemi.

Finland in October?! Cool! Philo might have some good suggestions, Tony. You can send e-mail to me if you like.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/21/12 12:28pm tonyc:

Thanks Kat! I will....
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/21/12 12:29pm tonyc:

"I want to be a rock & roll star so I can die in an airplane crash...."
  Tue. 8/21/12 12:29pm kat330:

As for Finnish pronunciation rules: In general, every multi-syllable word will have the hard accent on the first syllable. I've learned the weekdays, hello/goodbye (moi) and thank you (kiitos). Oh, and sweet dreams (kauniitta unia)
  Tue. 8/21/12 12:31pm Tom Tiddler:

yes Buddy Holly did
Lynryd Skynrd
Glenn Miller (?)
  Tue. 8/21/12 12:32pm kat330:

Big Bopper and Ritchie Valens along with Buddy.
  Tue. 8/21/12 12:33pm kat330:

Ricky Nelson. John Denver, too, right?
  Tue. 8/21/12 12:34pm Tom Tiddler:

was all of Skynrd or just some of the band that got killed?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/21/12 12:34pm tonyc:

So you haven't truly made it in rock and roll until you die in a plane crash?
  Tue. 8/21/12 12:35pm kat330:

@tonyc: Well, at least you haven't had the time to crash and burn figuratively in your career.
  Tue. 8/21/12 12:36pm Tom Tiddler:

well drug overdose (or its equalavent) such as Jimi, Janis, Jim Morrison etc is more rock and roll than airplane crash ?
  Tue. 8/21/12 12:37pm kat330:

Where are all the usual playlist research minions today? I'm not very good in that role. Or maybe, I don't *want* to be good in that role. ;)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/21/12 12:37pm tonyc:

The day the music died (of an overdose).
  Tue. 8/21/12 12:37pm Tom Tiddler:

Paul must have been at the fx controls when they did this track!
  Tue. 8/21/12 12:38pm Tom Tiddler:

and the late great Johnny Ace as well!
  Tue. 8/21/12 12:40pm kat330:

Tom, are you doing some googling on these rocked planes? Any female rockers die in plane crashes?
  Tue. 8/21/12 12:41pm Tom Tiddler:

Queen of the night - was there an early ELO track - Queen of the something?
  Tue. 8/21/12 12:43pm Brian in UK:

Bizarre gardening accidents. Give the drummer some.
  Tue. 8/21/12 12:44pm northguineahills:

I've been here since the beginning, I'm just working on a potential work proposal.
  Tue. 8/21/12 12:45pm Tom Tiddler:

Patsy Cline and Aaliyah most famous females RnR stars killed in plane crashes,
google throws up the names of Jim Reeves, Jim Croce and Otis Redding as others?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/21/12 12:45pm tonyc:

Hey there, Brian and northguineahills!
  Tue. 8/21/12 12:46pm kat330:

Thanks, Tom! I believe Croce died in a road accident, albeit a very bizarre one. Or am I misremembering?
  Tue. 8/21/12 12:46pm Ike:

Good show! I was in Finland for a couple of days in 1995. I loved it. It was gorgeous, clean, and friendly.
  Tue. 8/21/12 12:46pm BSI:

give the drummer some,
TAKO bit for yerself...
  Tue. 8/21/12 12:46pm kat330:

Hey, NGH, good luck on that proposal!
  Tue. 8/21/12 12:47pm kat330:

@Brian: I dunno if any rock stars died while gardening, but I'll guarantee some have died because of ho's.
  Tue. 8/21/12 12:48pm kat330:

Hey, Ike! Yes, all that, plus very efficient and innovative in their households. I learned several ideas for a home, if I ever own one.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/21/12 12:49pm tonyc:

Thanks, Ike! And hello BSI....
  Tue. 8/21/12 12:51pm Tom Tiddler:

famous rock star mysterious deaths would include -
Brian Jones
  Tue. 8/21/12 12:52pm Ricardo Montalban:

was reading Croce's wikipedia page just now and see that he was briefly a DJ, like so many musicians. I would love to see a comprehensive list of famous people that used to be DJs.
  Tue. 8/21/12 12:53pm kat330:

Ricardo, looks like you've found yourself a new project. :)
  Tue. 8/21/12 12:54pm Ricardo Montalban:

Yeah. I've been wanting to do that for a long time, but I'm kinda sucky at research.
  Tue. 8/21/12 12:56pm kat330:

OK, so it wasn't Croce on the road. Hmmm, who was it that was killed by something falling from truck in front that came through the windshield? Ever since I heard that story, I'm always nervous being behind a badly secured truckload (which so many are around the Louisville area).
  Tue. 8/21/12 12:59pm Michael:

Harry Chapin died on the LIE - maybe that's what you're thinking of.
  Tue. 8/21/12 12:59pm Ricardo Montalban:

@kat330: yeah.. That sounds familiar. Now it's nagging at me too.
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:00pm kat330:

Chapin, that's it.
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:00pm kat330:

Thanks, Michael!
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:01pm northguineahills:

Thanks. I have a potential month-long travelling work opportunity that may start this weekend, so I want to make sure I've dotted all of my "i"s and crossed my "t"s in case I run into someone who can help make it work.
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:03pm Brian in UK:

I was referencing The Tap.
Sad to say, Clarence White was killed by a drunk driver as he loaded gear into the truck after a gig.
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:03pm kat330:

Traveling north? That sounds super, Mr. Hills. Keeping my fingers crossed for you. Oh, jddwjgnfm jeezizkwmt -- can't type that way. My legs are crossed for you.
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:04pm MrFab:

I'l help you get started Rich:
- Lou Reed had a free-jazz show on Syracuse University's station. They threw him off.
- BB King got his name from his Memphis show: Blues Boy King
- Henry Rollins is currently in KCRW in LA, and Steve "Pistols" Jones is on KROQ, both refugees from the late Indie 103 (which also featured a Rob Zombie show)
- Kurtis Blow had on an old-school rap show
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/21/12 1:05pm tonyc:

Don't forget Alice Cooper....
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:06pm Brian in UK:

How odd trouble was playing a bell ringing track earlier make me think of the word tintinnabulation & Poe's poem The Bells.
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:06pm northguineahills:

Actually, I'll be in IA, ND, and MN. Haven't got the official itinerary. A friend might have to fire someone and would need a replacement asap. It's not geography work, but it's $.
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:07pm Brian in UK:

Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/21/12 1:08pm tonyc:

And, of course, as far as musician DJs, don't forget the world's greatest musician: John Tesh.
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:08pm kat330:

@ngh: Haven't seen him on the boards recently, but ndbob might be a useful and fun meet-up if the job comes through.
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:09pm Ricardo Montalban:

Mr. Fab! That's great!
Jello Biafra was a college DJ in Colorado
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:11pm MrFab:

Wasn't Sly Stone a jock before his Family Stone days?
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:12pm Ricardo Montalban:

I remember in Michael Weldon's (also a DJ!) wonderful magazine Psychotronic Video, he'd publish lists like musicians that were boxers before becoming musicians, etc.
I wouldn't be surprised if he didn't have a DJ list.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/21/12 1:12pm tonyc:

Oh, I guess Alice Cooper doesn't qualify, as he became a DJ way after he was already famous -- like Bob Dylan. You're not interested in that arc, Rich?
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:12pm Ricardo Montalban:

Yeah, Sly was.
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:14pm Ricardo Montalban:

I'm only interested in people who were radio DJs before they were famous. Not sure why.
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:14pm kat330:

I performed radio theater with a Boston DJ (also together in the Boston Shakespeare Co.) who wound up married to Judith Light. Guess being a DJ leads to all sorts of arts careers.
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:16pm Ricardo Montalban:

I have a friend from Boston who's really into radio theatre. He isn't famous, but should be. Or at least infamous.
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:16pm Michael:

I wasn't here yet but Peter Wolf was a DJ in Boston before Geils hit.
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:17pm Ricardo Montalban:

Yes, that's right, he was!
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:17pm kat330:

Still doing it? Robert (Bob) Desiderio was the DJ / actor I'm talking about -- his "Hour of the Wolf" on WCOZ back in '76-'77.
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:18pm kat330:

[I meant your friend, Rich, not Peter Wolf]
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:20pm Ricardo Montalban:

I should as my friend. I'll bet he heard of him. He was a college DJ in Boston (not sure what school/station), he's also got a ton of reviews on AMG, back when they used to pay people to write reviews. His name is Rolf Sembrebon.
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:21pm Ricardo Montalban:

WOAH! This Hellers is sure weird for the time/label. TOo cool!
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:22pm kat330:

Here's the wikipedia page mentioning WCOZ in that timeframe: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WJMN_%28FM%29 Scroll down to the WCOZ paragraph.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/21/12 1:23pm tonyc:

@ Ricardo M, Re Hellers: Bob Moog is on ... moog.
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:23pm MrFab:

That Hellers album's great - they were actually an adverstising agency, not a "band."
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:23pm northguineahills:

What Ricardo said.

I had no idea, Tony.
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:23pm Ricardo Montalban:

The voice on this sounds almost like Frank Oz.
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:23pm kat330:

@Rich: No, what I meant was is your friend still doing radio theater. (Maybe I need to uncross my legs. ;)
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:25pm Ricardo Montalban:

@Kat: Yes, he is. Really pretty crazy stuff. Usually very topical, quickly written and recorded and very, extremely scatological.
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:28pm kat330:

We did radio plays on Bob's show. Sartre's "No Exit" and Bradbury's "Dandelion Wine" come first to mind. I Loved Boston. Such a wonderful place for the arts, and probably remains so.
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:30pm northguineahills:

Any unit that makes sound, is a band to me. Two of my friends that made analogue Techno 5+ years ago use always use the term band when they played. I suppose you can various definitions of constitutes a band.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/21/12 1:31pm tonyc:

I'll be playing another Hellers track in a bit....
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/21/12 1:35pm tonyc:

I believe that Charles Wilp cut was used in '70s Euro porn soundtracks....
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:38pm kat330:

Disco beat, a decade later.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/21/12 1:40pm tonyc:

I believe the title means "a house built out of the bones of Cary Grant."
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:41pm listener james from westwood:

howdy all! back in the office in time for the bottom half of the show!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/21/12 1:42pm tonyc:

Hey, James!
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:42pm kat330:

@ngh: Mail just brought a neat fold-out map of the oceans and Moana Kea inside the Sept. "National Geographic." I must admit I truly enjoy reading maps.
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:43pm Tom Tiddler:

de de de de batman!
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:44pm northguineahills:

Thanks, Brian in UK. That was a delayed response.

I had to quit my subscription to NatGeo as it was cutting into all of my other reading, and the gf doesn't like the space the magazines take.
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:45pm Tom Tiddler:

intro is 6 million dollar man theme?
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:46pm Ike:

Heh, this is not one of the BBC's more distinguished moments. This Doctor Who spin-off's pilot was pretty bad and it never got off the ground.
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:46pm kat330:

@ngh: We only resumed it this past year. What I always do with our mags is periodically take them all over to a nursing home -- I'm the opposite of packrat.
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:46pm listener james from westwood:

@kat330: best part of my last full-time job was the person who used to bring the nat geo maps to work for everyone to enjoy.
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:47pm northguineahills:

This is sort of ballsy for 80s the BRO in the 80s, although it's not to different from the Dr. Who of the era.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/21/12 1:47pm tonyc:

Don't think so -- the whole thing is the theme for the Brit show "K-9 & Co." ... a Doctor Who spin-off, I believe.
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:47pm northguineahills:

ahh, it was the K-9 theme. Gots it.
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:48pm northguineahills:

to=too darn it so much!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/21/12 1:48pm tonyc:

Actually, that was a delayed response to Tom Tiddler's question above!
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:49pm kat330:

@LJfW: Preserving the blood-sibling theory you proposed. :)
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:51pm Tom Tiddler:

never saw K9, although Tom Baker was my favourite Dr Who and the pseudo gothic Pyramids of Mars and Talons of Phang Rock probably my favourite episodes
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:51pm Ike:

Some of the Doctor Who soundtrack music of that early 80s era is really interesting and full of awesome synth sounds. I recommend the "Meglos" and "Full Circle" soundtracks if you can find them. Some similarities to the K-9 & Co. theme, but more ethereal, and obviously without the insane K-9 vocals!
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:52pm kat330:

We, of course, got the glow-in-the-dark NJ map in our mouse swag last December. Must have been a cartographer in a past life.
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:52pm Michael Pollak:

OK, I'm coming in late, and forgive me if this was answered and I didn't catch it when I skimmed, but what's TAKO and what's the Track 8? I enjoyed it whatever it was (I think it just ended).
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/21/12 1:53pm tonyc:

I've actually never seen a single episode of Doctor Who -- I'm sure I'm way overdue.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/21/12 1:54pm tonyc:

@ Michael Pollak: Tako (sometime Taco) was an amazing '80s band from Japan. Titles are only given in Japanese -- hence "track 8"
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:55pm Ike:

LOL Tom, that's "Horror of Fang Rock"... a great episode indeed! I love how they seemingly made an evil shapeshifting alien out of a huge blob of plastic wrap with green light shining on it, and it actually came out looking pretty damn creepy. Great use of an extremely limited budget.
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:57pm Tom Tiddler:

was that the potato head alien, its so long since I have seen them?
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:57pm northguineahills:

I saw my first episode of Dr. Who last Christmas at my parents' house, since they have full cable. I've been watching on and off ever since. However, I've heard most of the various Dr. Who themes since its inception.
  Tue. 8/21/12 1:58pm Ike:

@Tony, you might like some of the early Tom Baker episodes of the 70s -- try "Ark in Space" and witness the BEST use of green bubble wrap EVER. Sci-fi on ~£4000 per 25-minute episode! But the soundtrack music didn't get really interesting (to me) until the 80s, when the show's writing slowly got increasingly nihilistic, cynical, and sometimes way too self-referential.
  Tue. 8/21/12 2:00pm kat330:

I only saw the Tom Baker Dr. Who. In that aforementioned Boston period AAMOF. On WGBH public station. Without cable, haven't seen any of the successors. Yet.
  Tue. 8/21/12 2:00pm Tom Tiddler:

suppose you saw the creepy Blake's Seven series written by Who writer Derence Dicks?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/21/12 2:01pm tonyc:

@ Ike: I have 5 or 6 Doctor Who episodes lying around here on VHS, picked up in thrift stores -- some are Tom Baker-era. Will watch 'em soon...
  Tue. 8/21/12 2:01pm kat330:

Warped Ones describe this trio indeed.
  Tue. 8/21/12 2:02pm Ike:

@Tom, yeah, Blake's 7 is interesting. And no, the potato-headed warriors are the Sontarans. The current Dr. Who revival featured a hilarious Sontaran nurse in 2011. "You'll be up and around in no time. And perhaps one day you and I shall meet on the field of battle and I will destroy you for the glory of the Sontaran Empire."
  Tue. 8/21/12 2:03pm kat330:

@Tom: We bought the Blake's Seven series, watched and liked it. Also bought Sapphire and Steel, but still not finished with that. I'm not much of a fan of it.
  Tue. 8/21/12 2:04pm Ike:

I just saw the first Sapphire and Steel six-part serial -- it's so creepy! What an awesomely weird show! I liked it, but the end of the serial didn't live up to the beginning.
  Tue. 8/21/12 2:06pm kat330:

@Ike: Have to say, S&S has gotta be the most thrifty set and costume budget of about any program. Very slow pace. Sometimes I'm OK with that, but, well, it just never gripped me.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/21/12 2:08pm tonyc:

This Mick Ness track sort of reminds me of Amos -- of Amos & Sara and the Homosexuals -- a good thing fer sure....
  Tue. 8/21/12 2:08pm Tom Tiddler:

must say the S&S episodes with the airman with a burnt face, and the one with the guy with no face are very disturbing indeed!
  Tue. 8/21/12 2:08pm kat330:

@Tonyc: Gee, I'd like to give Mr. Drummer Some another perfect segue for promoting his show tonight. Any clue as to his theme this time? :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/21/12 2:10pm tonyc:

Lima beans, perhaps? Or maybe Mormon surfer dudes -- I'm not sure.
  Tue. 8/21/12 2:12pm Tom Tiddler:

which episode of Dr Who is it that the Doctor picks up up his assistant on a wild plant growing planet.
Also I always thought the Pyramids of Mars was ripped from Bram Stoker's Jewel of the Seven Stars, saying that though I also think Stargate was a rip off of Pyramids of Mars!
  Tue. 8/21/12 2:12pm kat330:

Take-out Tacos or Heller's Bells maybe?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/21/12 2:12pm tonyc:

He hasn't announced his theme yet, as far as I know....
  Tue. 8/21/12 2:14pm Ricardo Montalban:

I'm trying to talk my wife into letting me paint the shed my well is in into a trompe l'oeil Tardis. It's just the right proportion. It's also visible from the road, so maybe that's her beef with it.
  Tue. 8/21/12 2:14pm kat330:

Stargate and Dune and Star Wars all borrowed heavily from the source: Edgar Rice Burroughs' "John Carter" (which we recently saw).
  Tue. 8/21/12 2:16pm Ike:

@tom, maybe you mean "Face of Evil," where he meets Leela, the awesome warrior woman? Best companion ever. And yes, "Pyramids of Mars" is one of the best, with obvious homages.

I was so impressed that much of the current revival gets the spirit of the show correct. Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant. and Matt Smith were/are great Doctors. No more green bubble wrap though.
  Tue. 8/21/12 2:16pm northguineahills:

That would be hilarious, Ricardo!
  Tue. 8/21/12 2:17pm kat330:

@Rich: It sounds really cool, but if it might bring unwanted gawkers, then I understand your wife's POV.
  Tue. 8/21/12 2:18pm conrad:

Tony, I'm beggin' ya man, please post these Damian & The Criterion tracks on the FMU blog pleez! This stuff is NUTS.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/21/12 2:18pm tonyc:

I kind of like the John Carter novels, even if they are ridiculous. Burroughs was really good at action scenes -- not always easy in print.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/21/12 2:19pm tonyc:

Hey Conrad! Maybe I will, indeed, after my holiday from blogging is over....
  Tue. 8/21/12 2:19pm northguineahills:

I kind of like John Carter novels as well, oddly enough.
  Tue. 8/21/12 2:22pm kat330:

@tonyc: Philo's the ERB fan. But whenever I asked if a device or alien in the film was direct from the books, and he indicated they were, then I noticed how much our current SF creators owe to his incredible imagination.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/21/12 2:33pm tonyc:

Sten Hanson recorded a great electronic album called "The John Carter Song Book," the cover of which looks like really lurid fantasy art.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/21/12 2:35pm tonyc:

Can't find a good pic of it on-line....
  Tue. 8/21/12 2:38pm BSI:

now you speak-a my language.
all this lovely shrieking oscillator fun. yummy...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/21/12 2:39pm tonyc:

Scusi me while I kiss-a the sky....
  Tue. 8/21/12 2:40pm Ike:

@Tom Tiddler, you'll like this page:
  Tue. 8/21/12 2:41pm kat330:

Yeah, this one brought me back from the kitchen. Sick!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/21/12 2:42pm tonyc:

There are mega-distorted reed instruments buried in this track, I believe....
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/21/12 2:42pm tonyc:

And trombone?
  Tue. 8/21/12 2:43pm northguineahills:

I enjoy Sten Hanson, album could be a hoot.
  Tue. 8/21/12 2:46pm Tom Tiddler:

thanks Ike will look it up,
Tony - have you read Michael Moorcock Elric series, wow they have some of the best action I have ever read in print!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/21/12 2:47pm tonyc:

@ Tom Tiddler: Nope, haven't read Moorcock. I only know of him via the Hawkwind connection.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/21/12 2:47pm tonyc:

Los Paranos, on now, later evolved into Klimperei.
  Tue. 8/21/12 2:48pm Tom Tiddler:

as far as assitants go, my all time favourite has to be the Brigadier with Jon Pertwee's early 70s Doctor. So British, elitist, a complete snob!
  Tue. 8/21/12 2:50pm kat330:

Just noticed hanging in our office is probably my favorite NatGeo map. It's of Mars, all the craters and named landmarks.
  Tue. 8/21/12 2:52pm Doug S.:

Two more exquisite radio shows are coming your way here on the Drummer Stream: Give the Drummer Some is on at 6pm with AN 80TH BIRTHDAY SPECIAL FOR MELVIN VAN PEEBLES. At 7pm, it is Kaminsky Kamoutsky with Jesse.

Immediately following Tony Coulter, here on your 24-hour full-service Give the Drummer Radio...

Elyse Weinberg
Leon Rusk
Bud Hobbs
Charlie Faircloth
Billy Burd
Bedpost Oracle
Baris Manço
Liquid Liquid
Barbara Stant
Lata Mangeshkar
Eureka Brass Band
Louis Armstrong
Frances Wallace & Clara Burston
Mahlathini & Izintombi Zomgqashiyo
El Comite
Joe "Papoose" Fritz
Smokey Hogg
and more
and more
and eternally more...
  Tue. 8/21/12 2:53pm kat330:

Ah, just looked and found Doug's theme for tonight's GTDS: 80th birthday bash for Melvin Van Peebles. Gee, thought perhaps Doug would do a sequel to last week's Lovers of Arabia about apartment hunting on the Arabian Peninsula, calling it Low Rents of Arabia.
  Tue. 8/21/12 2:53pm Tom Tiddler:

that its from me,
reminds me of horror movies with radio djs such as;-
Play misty for me
The Fog
  Tue. 8/21/12 2:54pm Tom Tiddler:

Doug -
  Tue. 8/21/12 2:55pm kat330:

Anyone see the Korean monster film "The Host"? Quite liked that.
  Tue. 8/21/12 2:56pm listener james from westwood:

will be a-hunting for the archive of this show as soon as I can grab it to hear that first half! thanks, tony!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/21/12 2:56pm tonyc:

By the by, the mp3 archive of today's show will go up later than usual post-show -- not until tonight or possibly tomorrow.
  Tue. 8/21/12 2:56pm Tom Tiddler:

Kat - thats a brilliant funny horror movie!
  Tue. 8/21/12 2:57pm kat330:

Paljon kiitoksia (Finnish "thank you very much"), Mr. Tonyc, for some ear-blowing sounds today!
  Tue. 8/21/12 2:57pm listener james from westwood:

then i'll call it my pre-scenario listen tomorrow. it's win-win!
  Tue. 8/21/12 2:58pm Tom Tiddler:

yeh Tony got to have the mp3 so I can copy it, cut it and put the obscure stuff on you tube!
  Tue. 8/21/12 2:59pm northguineahills:

Great set, as per usual, Tony.

Really dig this Barton Smith, and it's on Folkways to boot.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/21/12 2:59pm tonyc:

Thanks for listening everybody! Next week is a "Tape Hiss" show. See you then, I hope...
  Tue. 8/21/12 3:00pm BSI:

  Tue. 8/21/12 3:02pm Doug S.:

Low Rents... ouch.
  Tue. 8/21/12 3:02pm conrad:

Best show yet.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/21/12 3:03pm tonyc:

Thanks again, all! Sayonara!
  Tue. 8/21/12 3:03pm kat330:

Sorry I couldn't supply the perfect segue this week, Doug. Had to make do with a stinky pun.
  Tue. 8/21/12 3:04pm Ike:

Great show Tony!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 8/21/12 3:05pm tonyc:

Thanks, Ike!
  Sun. 12/1/13 10:00am Luke Primak:

Please contact my email address if you'd be so kind to guide me to Versatility by Damian & The Criterions...it's #1 on my wanted list. Thanks
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