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Every show starts with the ’70s! We’ll rediscover forgotten rockers, revisit unfairly maligned disco beats and replay power-pop favorites. Next: plenty of new releases, occasional live bands and more. Don’t let the nickname confuse you.

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Options May 8, 2013: WAX IDOLS and TV GHOST live sets!

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Oakland's Wax Idols have an intense post-punk sound that might remind you of Joy Division or Siouxsie & the Banshees -- no surprise, since both bands are longtime favorites of the band's primary singer and songwriter, Hether Fortune. Their outstanding debut single and LP both landed on EFD's Best Of 2011 list and they've just released their second full-length, Discipline & Desire (Slumberland) which somehow improves on their debut. Fortune says that her strongest songwriting influences in recent years are Daniel Ash and Wire, but Wax Idols have their own sound that defies genres, among other things.

You'll also hear a live set from Wax Idols' tourmates, TV Ghost. These Indiana art-punkers have been putting out one killer record after another, with each one seemingly scarier (in a good way) than the one before it. TV Ghost sit somewhere on the spectrum between Goblin and Lightning Bolt, and the Dario Argentos of the future would do well to hire TV Ghost for their next soundtrack. They have a new full-length coming out soon on In The Red that will include the songs they played on the show.

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments New Approx. start time
angus  hooked   Options 7"  bell  1972      0:00:00 ()
buzzcocks  promises   Options singles going steady  irs  1979      0:02:16 ()
the tigers  gone like you   Options savage music  a&m  1980      0:04:47 ()
kerbivore  my bed is a raft   Options s/t  family fun  2012      0:07:20 ()
anodyne  slider   Options tensor  no label  1997      0:10:38 ()
no joy  blue neck riviera   Options wait to pleasure  mexican summer      *   0:15:03 ()
horseface uk  you bug me   Options       ex-members of Screaming Blue Messiahs; it's on Bandcamp    0:20:03 ()
live set from TV GHOST
engineered by Ernie Indradat

Tim - vocals/guitar
Brahne - drums
Tristan - bass
Jimmy - keys
Jackson - guitar

New album coming soon on In The Red!
tv ghost  siren   Options live on WFMU          0:32:02 ()
tv ghost  colors   Options live on WFMU          0:38:02 ()
tv ghost  elevator   Options live on WFMU          0:41:50 ()
tv ghost  placid   Options live on WFMU          0:47:03 ()
tv ghost  sleeper   Options live on WFMU          0:51:41 ()
tv ghost  no. 37   Options live on WFMU          0:58:06 ()
veronica falls  falling out   Options waiting for something to happen  slubmerland      *   1:03:19 ()
tubeway army  steel and you   Options s/t  beggars banquet  1979      1:06:05 ()
stacian  untitled   Options songs for cadets  moniker      *   1:10:44 ()
lydia lunch  3x3   Options retrovirus  ufexplode    Recorded live at the Knitting Factory, previously broadcast on WFMU  *   1:15:00 ()
public image ltd  track 8   Options the flowers of romance  warner brothers  1981      1:19:22 ()
dry bonnet  do it clean   Options hey you 7"  replay      *   1:22:41 ()
live set from WAX IDOLS
engineered by Ernie Indradat

Hether Fortune - vocals/guitar
Jen Mundy - guitar/vocals
Rachel Travers - drums
Nathan Grice - bass

New album
Discipline + Desire out now on Slumberland! Follow Wax Idols on Twitter @WAXIDOLS
wax idols  stare back   Options live on WFMU          1:29:49 ()
wax idols  sound of a void   Options live on WFMU          1:32:15 ()
wax idols  last drop   Options live on WFMU          1:35:07 ()
wax idols  when it happens   Options live on WFMU          1:39:21 ()
wax idols  ad: re: ian   Options live on WFMU          1:42:55 ()
wax idols  scent of love   Options live on WFMU          1:47:31 ()
hether & tim  chat with efd   Options live on WFMU          1:52:29 ()
biting tongues  meat mask separatist   Options va-fac. dance 02  strut    Factory records12" mixes & rarities 1980-87  *   2:07:55 ()
adult.  idle (second thoughts)   Options the way things fall  ghostly      *   2:10:35 ()
mmoss  cathy's clown   Options split record store day 7"  trouble in mind      *   2:15:02 ()
tommy keene  mr. roland   Options back to zero now 7"  12xu    record store day release  *   2:19:03 ()
arthur monroe zone  i like it that way   Options 7"  domo records  1980      2:24:17 ()
mystery date  endless nights   Options 7"  three dimensional      *   2:27:17 ()
omd  night cafe   Options english electric  bmg      *   2:37:15 ()
human eye  into unknown   Options into unknown  goner      *   2:40:50 ()
the child of lov  heal   Options s/t  double six      *   2:46:42 ()
the simon park orchestra  dawn to dusk   Options va-tv sound and televistion image  soul jazz    British television, film and library composers 1956-80  *   2:49:59 ()
thee oh sees  toe cutter / thumb buster   Options floating coffin  castle face      *   2:53:12 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 9:03pm G:

Beyond his smooth taste, Lamin excels at getting the Evan, Funk, and Davies in the correct order :)
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 9:12pm G:

people are on pins and needles awaiting the live sets...
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 9:12pm steve:

Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 9:13pm steve:

i just read the description of TV Ghost (i've never heard them) and i think you're right G.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 9:13pm efd:

Hey G, hey steve! Looks like a quiet night so far on ye olde comments board.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 9:15pm kevin g:

Looking forward to hearing the live sets. Saw the show at Cake Shop on Friday and thought they were both great.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 9:16pm chinchilla:

definitely looking forward to the live sets!
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 9:18pm BadGuyZero:

Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 9:18pm Holly in NC:

Hello Evan & funky friends! I am SO excited about TV Ghosts & Wax Idols!!!!!!!!!! Per usual, not home 'til 10:30ish, so thank goodness for archives. Thank you thank you thank you.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 9:18pm kevin g:

The band Laurels, who also played at the Cake Shop show, were great, too. Never heard of them before.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 9:19pm efd:

Laurels are going to be live on Julie's show later tonight!
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 9:19pm BadGuyZero:

Laurels live set on Julie's show in a few hours!
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 9:19pm G:

Did someone this afternoon forget to close the boldface html that starts before "Swans" on the right side of the current homepage and then never ends? Just a thought. Takes me back to my old blogging days. :-) I especially like how different the blue show links look under "Playing Today"
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 9:20pm BadGuyZero:

EFD posted while I was reviewing my post. *hee!*
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 9:20pm kevin g:

Oh nuts!
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 9:21pm steve:

G: someone put a <b/> where they should've </b>-ed.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 9:23pm BadGuyZero:

I checked out this horseface uk stuff after hearing the track you played last week.

I saw Screaming Blue Messiahs open for Echo & The Bunnymen in 87/88.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 9:24pm G:

that's what I was saying, Steve -- I pulled that one on livejournal a couple times around 2004, till I noticed how weird it looked after you put then entry up. After that I always doublechecked before calling it done :)
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 9:24pm efd:

I've alerted the authorities about the html error - thanks for mentioning it!
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 9:25pm fleep:

Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 9:26pm G:

If you forget to close the italics tag after you open it for a book title, the whole rest of the entry is italicized, until and unless you fix it O.o
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 9:27pm steve:

ah, memories. thanks for making me open Developer Tools btw G, im always looking for something to troubleshoot.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 9:30pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

I been listenin'!
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 9:31pm chinchilla:

I noticed the boldface makeover mistake too, I wonder if any other webpage, even with an active audience, would've gotten a dozen emails or private messages, funny that on FMU we can just have EFD shoot out an email, whilst in the middle of doing a radio show... sometimes the terrestrial/internet mashup of the FMU community kinda blows my mind
  Wed. 5/8/13 9:34pm Kathy:

water remembers everything it has ever encountered.
We are mostly water.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 9:35pm chinchilla:

it's like... real time and localized and physical, but also totally removed from me and might as well be be 5,000 miles away on the internet instead of 5 states over on the "radio"... sometimes I feel the need to call in to one of the talk shows on a land line to get that nostalgic small-world feeling
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 9:38pm chinchilla:

...stoned again...
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 9:38pm fleep:

@Kathy are you familiar with the work of Masuru Emoto? The water crystals?
  Wed. 5/8/13 9:39pm Kathy:

YES!! Water the Great Mystery movie, it is amazing
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 9:39pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

right chinchilla - & then, on other hand, I wonder why there aren't more people on the Boards here from all over the U.S. even - but careful what you wish for!...
  Wed. 5/8/13 9:44pm Chop Scott:

Great mix Ernie I.!!
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 9:45pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Yo La Tengo were on KCRW today : www.kcrw.com... & since I've finally switched from Explorer 6 to this Mac here - I could watch as well as listen. The DJ there asked them about their relation to FMU.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 9:46pm efd:

@Scott, you are correct!
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 9:47pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Yeah - sounds great!
- & w/ their volume & range of sounds, I suspect that might be particularly impressive?...
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 9:49pm Kat in Chicago:

Live set sounds excellent. Going to be away from comments somewhat this evening but I would like to remark that the Anodyne track played earlier was a gem. Never heard them before.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 9:51pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...& w/ the Mac, I can Favorite, @ last!...#37 here, ferinstance

...yet another flavor in the diversity of Live treats brought to us by FMU - !!
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 9:52pm fleep:

@chinchilla I find that the comments board collapses all distance. FMU shows without a comments board are 'radio' and remote. This is an interactive medium, it's radio+
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 9:53pm chinchilla:

@RRabbit, indeed. And it's all lovely nonetheless
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 9:54pm Julie:

this is so good
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 9:54pm eyenoise:

TV GHOST great stuff! Please say this will be on the FMA.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 9:55pm efd:

This will be on the FMA!
  Wed. 5/8/13 9:55pm DPCD:

Thank you, EFD. Outstanding show!
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 9:55pm chinchilla:

@fleep, for sure. I have but one of many possible experiences/view points of the fmu experience as a not too far removed (MPLS, grew up in Maryland) but certainly internet-based listener.. I guess I really tend to try to hold on to the analog concept even so. It certainly is like radio+
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 9:57pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...w/ Social Media & mobiles of all sorts - 'Double Screening' w/ broadcasts (having one Media open whilst Interacting on another screen) is actually pretty common now
- but perhaps more w/ TV still than 'Radio'?
  Wed. 5/8/13 9:57pm Andria:

I wish this band would come and play Ottawa
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 9:57pm Holly in NC:

I love TV Ghost, so happy archived & FMA! The one song I've been able to catch sounds *fantastic*.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 9:57pm chinchilla:

This live set sounds terrific.
  Wed. 5/8/13 9:58pm unnameable boox:

got the show playing in the store, really enjoying the tv ghost set and bummed I missed them earlier this week.
  Wed. 5/8/13 9:59pm jeff-m:

yes, very nice
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:01pm efd:

for those of you keeping track of the song titles, ignore them. To long to explain, but I will be revising them shortly.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:03pm fleep:

Great set!
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:03pm G:

Sounding a little Sonic Youthy here :)
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:03pm BadGuyZero:

What a set!
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:04pm Julie:

saturday-cool band day
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:07pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

..I'm still so spun by being able to Stream FMU in the first place - along w/ great Stations & Streams all over the World
- to even begin to come to terms w/ the Archives!
- & then there's Podcasts, the Cloud...
- but the Friendship Society here supersedes my cynicism: I am honored to amongst y'all folx for the information & yucks & camaraderie I get on the Boards...

- Oh! Songtitles: No biggie, but if I Favorite from the Live set, will it end up the right ones - ?
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:07pm Danne D:

Hi funk fans :)
Hi EFD :)
  Wed. 5/8/13 10:07pm Alex B.:

Took me long enough to notice you can post from the Android app.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:10pm Loretta:

Hi evan & all of the people enjoying the show tonight!
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:10pm Julie:

  Wed. 5/8/13 10:11pm common:

thanks for the tubeway!!!!!!!!
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:11pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

I always thot 'Are Friends Electric' was better than 'Cars' - so glad to hear yet another TubeWayTune...
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:13pm Droll:

How did I miss Tubeway Army all these years? It's like Gary Neumann with guitars. Please tell me they merge Fastway's checkerboard fashion with army fashion for a total group look & sound.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:21pm Barkevious Shabazz:

The band that backed the miserable Lydia lunch on 1313 was great. Much better than that lump deserved.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:22pm Julie:

Yes yes Yes! Flowers of Romance
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:24pm fearson:

this song is kewl, evan!
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:25pm fearson:

this dry bonnet one is kewl too but i was referring to the public image one
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:30pm Julie:

track 8 is the title of the 2nd song on the record
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:31pm efd:

that's what I said right?
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:33pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...dats whut I heard...
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:34pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...or one Side or the other : ) ...
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:34pm Julie:

Oh, I thought you said it was untitled
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:35pm kevin g:

I just switched from the radio to the flash player and I can barely hear anything. Is that just me?
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:36pm efd:

No, that was the Stacian track.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:36pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

I dunno!...3rd base...
- They got this sound down...
- I'm fine w/ iTunes...
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:37pm Julie:

serves me right for multitasking!
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:37pm efd:

Kevin, dumb question but is the level all the way up on the flash player and your computer?
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:37pm Tome:

nice set both of them!! .. I use VLC but I'm not on windoes either,.,,.,
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:38pm efd:

thanks Tome!
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:38pm efd:

@Julie :)
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:39pm fleep:

The main page bolding error is now corrected. You may leave the shelters and return to your homes.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:40pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Ah! I didn't get to see it...
  Wed. 5/8/13 10:40pm Alex B.:

Volume is fine here, streaming to wdlxtv media appliance.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:41pm kevin g:

The volume's up as high as it goes. I tried to listen to something on youtube and it was a little louder, but not by much. I think I'll try switching back to radio as it may be an energy saving setting I put on my computer and forgot about.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:46pm Holly in NC:

Hi everyone for real! BTW, it's fun to follow Hether on twitter - currently she is, erm, NOT happy about Savages comparisons ;-)
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:46pm BadGuyZero:

I switched to the Flash player on my laptop and it was just a tad bit lower in volume.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:46pm Julie:

Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:47pm BadGuyZero:

Did someone hit the weather button in the booth?
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:47pm Andrew Waterloo:

I heard that too
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:48pm Julie:

EBS test
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:48pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...or the AntiSocial Media AirHorn...
  Wed. 5/8/13 10:49pm bill:

but now it sounds beautiful
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:49pm Holly in NC:

Funny, thought that was Durham warning - it's quite stormy here
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:49pm Tome:

OiY must be a hamster in the server again ...
  Wed. 5/8/13 10:50pm bill:

disregard, check
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:50pm fleep:

[puts helmet and flashlight away]
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:50pm BadGuyZero:

It was just the angry, distorted tone that's usually followed by the voice telling us to immediately seek shelter.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:50pm Julie:

Clay Pigeon's knee strikes again
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:50pm efd:

yeah, just pretend that didn't happen.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:51pm BadGuyZero:

I hope the warning tone makes it to the FMA version!
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:51pm G:

That was the E"BS" warning :)
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:53pm Tome:

it did but it was GREAT !!!!
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:54pm G:

damn you EBS!
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:56pm BadGuyZero:

Did anyone else just hear a cuckoo?
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:56pm Danne D:

Coo Coo!
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:57pm steve:

sold! on both bands. good stuff.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 10:57pm G:

That was left over from the Trapp Family Singers live set, they left in a hurry...
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:01pm fearson:

ohhhh what time on sunday??
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:01pm BadGuyZero:

The first run of the "Discipline & Desire" LP is on clear and black vinyl. It's a nice lookin' reckid!
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:03pm Holly in NC:

Sigh. I bet no Neil Peart ;-)
's OK, yay Max Roach.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:04pm G:

Let me know when the intro is over someone :)
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:07pm Droll:

Holly, I don't expect to hear Tony Thompson (*MY* favorite drummer) or full-band Zeppelin, either. But it's cool to assume we already know those songs, they don't get played on FMU for that reason in the first place. I'm really excited about the drum show!
Remember: It's an exhibition, not a competition!

. o O ( I said it before, but the new ticket giveaway bumper is utterly surrealistic. )
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:09pm Holly in NC:

@Droll - Wasn't complaining. At all. Joking, in fact.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:11pm Barkevious Shabazz:

Hearing Parquet Courts used as bumper music on CNBC's Squawk Box program yesterday, with the 60 year old host singing along, was interesting.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:13pm Droll:

Holly, Joke all you like, but Neil may have inspired more than one of the featured drummers to take up drums. FWIW, Rush hating is passé, they already made into the RRHoF and sold a gazillion records.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:16pm G:

I don't quite remember the Larks Tongue cover that way :)
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:17pm Droll:

G, Bill Bruford or Alan White?
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:17pm Holly in NC:

@Droll - you know (or maybe you don't) that I'm a huge Rush fan (that 1 girl in line for the bathroom at the concert !) ;-)

EFD, I believe, does not share the love.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:17pm Danne D:

Of course they won't have Peart - Carl Palmer all the way baby!! :)
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:17pm Holly in NC:

Oh, nice cover!
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:17pm kevin g:

OH man Adult! I've been thinking of them recently for whatever reason. Didn't know they had a new record! will have to pick that up. Would love to see them again, their show with Erase Errata a few years ago is still one of my all time faves!
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:19pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Neil Peart's a great drummer *technically* - like Mariah Carey is a great singer *technically*...
  Wed. 5/8/13 11:20pm dan in falls church VA:

ah sh*t I missed the TV Ghost set!
  Wed. 5/8/13 11:20pm Junichi:

You got good taste in relief pitchers AND tunes brau.
  Wed. 5/8/13 11:20pm dan in falls church VA:

Hey daniel, did you write the text u posted tonight?
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:21pm G:

OMG, Droll is gonna drag me back to alt.music.yes circa 95.

My answer in those debates was: they're two different stylists that are great at what they do. Bruford does so many things that White doesn't, but White fits the harder or more straightforward rock numbers in the Yes repertoire.

And now I step back to await the customary outraged contradiction that comes no matter which of them someone backs or what reasons are given :)
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:21pm Droll:

RRN, You just compared Neil Peart to Mariah Carey!
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:21pm steve:

kevin g. - if you haven't heard it, they recently did a cover of Shari Vari which is worth checking out. not sure if its on the album.
  Wed. 5/8/13 11:22pm dan in falls church VA:

Wow, I can't wait to hear that forthcoming neal peart x mariah carey LP!!!
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:22pm fleep:

Usenet flashbacks. The trolls, man, the trolls ....
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:22pm G:

@Holly: How does one girl stand in a line? :p
That's like the sound of one hand clapping (or, add a bathroom joke if you're so minded)
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:22pm Barkevious Shabazz:

Chester Cheetah insists that Neil Pearl is the bestest. But he head all orange.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:22pm G:

Droll sez themz fightin wordz fright there, yo.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:23pm G:

right there, even. but i kinda like fright there too
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:24pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...she could match every beat & note he does on all those little tuned drums...
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:24pm Droll:

More stunned than anything. I expected to respond to "Geddy's voice is higher than Mariah's".
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:24pm steve:

G id like the answer to that first joke, if one exists
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:25pm G:

Mariah cant scream like that unless you stomp on her instep
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:26pm Droll:

G, Mariah couldn't even pronounce Rocinante, much less give a convincing final flight.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:26pm G:

@steve: I just cant go there or I am going to lose what minimal sliver of reputation I may have left
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:28pm steve:

haha, ok.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:30pm Holly in NC:

I actually miss Usenet.
Every once in a while I sign up for a free week of access and poke around a bit.

The thought of a Neil/Mariah collab is going to give me nightmares! Dang!
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:30pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Jackson Pollock: "Technique is just a means of arriving at a statement."
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:32pm steve:

like Mystery Date
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:32pm BadGuyZero:

Or they could be three dimensional beings.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:33pm Droll:

RRN63, You need to meet Steve, his disinterest in jazz is matched only by his disinterest in musicianship.
  Wed. 5/8/13 11:33pm john:

Thankfully, I had to look up the Rocinante reference, as the only one I knew (as, I presume, of course did Neil Peart) was Don Quixote's clumsy old horse. Which led me dangerously close to the brink of my second rear-half-of-the-horse joke of the day.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:35pm steve:

i do like that Pollock quote. yes i do.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:37pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- yeah - I think steve & I were chatting about that during - Lamin's Program? I advised to think of Jazz as Blues for people who play too well...Ya gotta Swing & Improvise in Jazz too, though, as well as have mad Technique. In other words: Something to say. In other words: Artistic Sensibilities.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:37pm Danne D:

Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:38pm G:

roll them dice danne
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:38pm Danne D:

wonder if the social media air horn will be put for adoption/naming rights next marathon :)
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:39pm G:

which now has me thinking of the bellhop bell upcoming after midnight
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:39pm Danne D:

No dice roll feature on the FMU board :(
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:39pm G:

as everywhereguy i'd get a 6, supposedly :p
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:40pm Danne D:

Of course you would, G
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:40pm G:

maybe OMD sounds up to date, as in OMG

or they are copying KFC :p
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:40pm Danne D:

Upcoming Supergroup: NKOMD
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:41pm KP:

Maneuvering well, still.
  Wed. 5/8/13 11:42pm john:

For what it's worth, I'm pretty sure Dazzle Ships was billed just to OMD in '83. New record is pretty uniformly wonderful; delighted to hear you playing it!
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:43pm G:

Evan all synthy this show. Watch out for that prog gravity, getting sucked into that black hole is tough :p
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:43pm efd:

@john That's funny, I didn't realize that! Or remember it. One or the other.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:46pm Droll:

RRN, "Play too well"? Pay too well for what? Is that why Mariah's career dried up? Sang too well?
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:47pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...weeks ago I remarked here it sounded like someone had put L in the Mods' punchbowl for a bit
...hardly seems worth noting now! (Not that I've known this Program a really long time.)
...Starry Favoriting...
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:49pm Holly in NC:

Need to check out that new Human Eye lp
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:49pm Droll:

I cannot overstate how perplexing it is when amateurism is conflated with sincerity. You do realize even those punk guys in the 70's got good because they played every night for years. PIL is what happened when punk learned to play.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:49pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

@Droll: Put it this way: Billie Holiday described herself as having only seven notes in her range - but she's my favorite Singer. Mariah has possibly a record-breaking range of notes, but if she had never existed I wouldn't have noticed.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:51pm G:

Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:53pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- well yeah - for that matter, the business about the Sex Pistols 'not being able to play' is - erm - bollocks. They were a mighty & muscular RockBand. W/ a brilliant lyricist&frontman what's more.
- That's one thing I like about that Pollock quote: It doesn't negate Technique, but it does assert it's only a Means to an End.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:54pm KP:

Holly, I'm with you on Human Eye.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:54pm Danne D:

Emersonesque a little :)
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:58pm Droll:

Easy to say for a guy who splatters paint. Next you'll want me to believe pressing the spacebar on a laptop is a form of self-expression.
. o O ( I love this food fight, can't ever get enough! )
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:58pm Holly in NC:

Evan, thank you for a GREAT show.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:58pm Danne D:

Thanks for a great show EFD :)
Time to pack up. Have a good night all :)
  Wed. 5/8/13 11:58pm john:

You people do realize that Pollock quote is total bullsh*t, particularly when taken out of context, don't you? Hopeless angry alcoholics say the darnedest things.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:58pm Tome:

Love the Tv Ghost & YES the Wax Dolls & everything before and after great again EFD!!!
  Wed. 5/8/13 11:58pm john:

And yes, great show tonight!
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:59pm fleep:

Thanks, EFD.
Avatar Wed. 5/8/13 11:59pm G:

I always consider that type of thing material for an update of _Anti-Intellectualism in American Life_ -- see, I can foodfight in my own way :)
Avatar Thu. 5/9/13 12:00am G:

great live sets, great new bin raid :)
Avatar Thu. 5/9/13 12:01am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...it doesn't make any difference if the Technique is splattering paint, pressing a spacebar, or plunking a cheap productionline guitar.
- What makes it Art is if something relevant is being said.
Avatar Thu. 5/9/13 12:01am Tome:

WaX Idols correction :) 1
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