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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.

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Options September 3, 2013: Experimental Cassette Culture w/RYAN MARTIN of DAIS RECORDS

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Artist Track Album Label Format Comments Approx. start time
Maurizio Bianchi & Ryan Martin  Insistence On Exclusive Devotion   Options As Strong as Death Is  Robert and Leopold  Cassette    0:00:00 ()
Architects Office  Intro/AO206   Options AO 353  Audiofile Tapes  Cassette    0:10:56 ()
Richard Kostelanetz  Dialogue Plaeaux   Options Experimental Prose  Assembling  Cassette    0:15:42 ()
Random Bob  Eqyptian Slang Talk   Options Random Bob  Self Released  Cassette    0:19:49 ()
Lee Rockey  Chef Boy R Dee/Nice Work   Options Jazz Drummer Extraordinaire  Pig Face Records  Cassette    0:24:19 ()
  Your DJ Speaks`           0:28:31 ()
Monte Cazazza  First Last   Options Live At Leeds Fan Club  Industrial Records  Cassette    0:34:47 ()
joseph Nechvatal  Untitled   Options Wreckless  Sound Of Pig  Cassette    0:39:50 ()
Andy W. Krier  Untitled   Options Wulf Eyes/ Andy W. Krier  Meatball Rekkordz      0:41:55 ()
Aube  Drip Part 1   Options Drip  G.R.O.S.S.  Cassette    0:44:40 ()
  Your DJ Speaks`           0:59:57 ()
Cremation Lily  The Photographer   Options The Photagrapher  Strange Rules  Cassette    1:06:49 ()
Winter Line  Untitled   Options Winter Line  AUM  Cassette    1:12:49 ()
if then else  Hey Big Oil   Options L.A. Mantra Compilation  Trance Port Tapes  Cassette    1:14:58 ()
P16.D4  Mal Vu6   Options Overload Extassya Compilation  Nux Orginazation      1:17:27 ()
Katharsis  Savage   Options Four  Self Released  Cassette    1:19:49 ()
R. Rousseau  Dizzle/Street Creeps   Options Street Creeps  Ascetic House       1:24:25 ()
  Your DJ Speaks`           1:30:59 ()
Foreplay  Vicarious   Options Vicarious  Ascetic House   Cassette    1:38:20 ()
Circuit Wound  Untitled   Options Turning The Gears  Hospital Productions      1:43:53 ()
Robert Turman  Into The Grave/Thick Ice   Options Chapter Eleven  Self Released  Cassette    1:52:41 ()
Nocturnal Emissions  Tripod Of Immorality   Options The World Is My Womb    Cassette    1:57:09 ()
Herman Te Loo  Telemann Variations II   Options Knocked Off My Perch  Exart  Cassette    2:04:52 ()
Phinney Jackson McGee  Ditch   Options Ditch  Electronic Cottage  Cassette    2:07:48 ()
  Your DJ Speaks`           2:14:53 ()
Das Synthetische Mischgwebe  Untitled   Options El Pez-Vidriera  Freedom In A Vacum  Cassette    2:22:09 ()
Waste Matrix  Soul Repository   Options F.E.S.C.  Sick Muse  Cassette    2:26:44 ()
Sorrel Hays  Unnecessary Music From Love In Space   Options Tellus # !7 Compilation  Tellus  Cassette    2:30:43 ()
Joe D'Agostino  Sort Of..   Options Tellus # !7 Compilation  Tellus  Cassette    2:33:37 ()
The Dead Goldfish Enemble  Chewing Shoes   Options Listen' Ear  IRRE Tapes      2:35:41 ()
History of Unheard Music  Square Dance   Options Promises Promises Compilation  Statutory Records  Cassette    2:39:27 ()
Violence and The Sacred  International Self-Destructive Behaviour   Options Promises Promises Compilation  Statutory Records  Cassette    2:42:56 ()
Etant Donnes  Les Cent Jours Clairs   Options Vita Nova International Compilation  VIta Nova  Cassette    2:47:17 ()
Ice 9  Mellodyne   Options Vita Nova International Compilation  VIta Nova  Cassette    2:51:17 ()
Redrot  Live Holloween 2006   Options Split With Hair Police  AA Records      2:53:01 ()
The March Violets  Radiant Boys   Options The Angels Are Coming Compilation  Pleasantly Surprised  Cassette    2:56:41 ()
  Your DJ Speaks           2:57:23 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 3:06pm DCE:

death ain't nuthin'
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 3:06pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Krell Labs ?...Blumin?...
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 3:09pm DCE:

crispy and crunchy death
  Tue. 9/3/13 3:12pm Ryan M.:

Thanks for tuning in everyone...enjoy the jams!
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 3:15pm northguineahills:

I'm 0/2 so far, and I have multiple Bianchi releases.
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 3:26pm common:

ello. listening from vacation in mass. weird.
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 3:38pm DCE:

it is kind of weird to listen in a different environment (vacation)...something about life going on while your world slows down a bit.
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 3:40pm common:

indeed, dce. and it's storming and i'm in a strange house. weird. but this is great.
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 3:44pm DCE:

sampler nightmares!!!
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 3:44pm Cecile:

We had that Monte Cazazza at WCBN, I think.
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 3:45pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

Very low comment-rate for the lateness of the hour. Massively digging the concept here.
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 3:45pm tim from champaign:

uh-oh. I sense some pre-Andrew WK Andrew WK is coming up.
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 3:46pm common:

tim...is it?
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 3:46pm Chris from DC:

Awesome. The Stooges thing made my day.
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 3:46pm northguineahills:

I think tim is on to something.
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 3:49pm northguineahills:

Haven't heard this Aube, surprise surprise.
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 3:49pm Matt from Springfield:

Hooray cassettes!
Thanks as always for uploading these great, interesting covers!
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 3:50pm DCE:

first-world problems...trying to clicky-star at the exact moment of an automated refresh
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 3:50pm tim from champaign:

Common - yeah, for real. Andrew WK. Put out a lot of noise music as a youngster in Ann Arbor, MI. It was usually put out under the name Andrew Wilkes Krier. He was also in a band called Pterodactils with Bulb Records founder Pete Larson and fellow synth weirdo Steve Kenney.
  Tue. 9/3/13 3:52pm Ryan M.:

Don't forget about Ancient Art of Boar!
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 3:56pm northguineahills:

And, Andy was w/ a few kids name Wolf Eyes for awhile, then on and off again.
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 3:57pm Matt from Springfield:

@DCE: Hate when you clicky-star, but it doesn't take! Sometimes have to wait a couple minutes for the board to "stand still".
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 4:03pm common:

oh man. thanks tim. late getting back!
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 4:04pm DCE:

MfS--how the hell are you, guy?
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 4:07pm Matt from Springfield:

In the Hell, (at work right now), but otherwise doin' fine!
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 4:08pm Matt from Springfield:

@DCE: LOVE that avatar, btw!
Conspiracy theorists on large amounts of acid say that your avatar is on the back of $1 bills.
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 4:13pm tim from champaign:

No sweat, Common. I think the early AWK stuff is still pretty easy and affordable to find through discogs.
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 4:13pm DCE:

ha!
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 4:18pm Chris from DC:

Love this If Then Else.
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 4:21pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

P16.D4! WHEEEE!
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 4:23pm tim from champaign:

No sweat, Common. I think the early AWK stuff is still pretty easy and affordable to find through discogs.
  Tue. 9/3/13 4:26pm Ryan M.:

Sorry for the typo...that Kathatsis tape is not on Ascetic House, it was self released.
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 4:29pm tim from champaign:

Whoops, weird double post. What I had intended to post was that this show and the Tom Lax show are the coolest. Thanks Ryan and BT.
  Tue. 9/3/13 4:30pm Jonny:

Fixed it.
  Tue. 9/3/13 4:31pm Jonny:

Ha ha doing my best, hard to know where certain tracks end and others begin...
  Tue. 9/3/13 4:31pm Ryan M.:

Thanks Jonny! I <3 Tom Lax's show too...crucial single shuffle.
Avatar Tue. 9/3/13 4:34pm nger:

Winter Line is nice
  Tue. 9/3/13 4:38pm Jonny:

I live above/next door HIT records the guy that work there has a milky white eye its really a strange place
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 4:39pm Marshall Stacks:

Coxsone Dodd's store was in East New York (Brooklyn).
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 4:41pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

milky white eye
  Tue. 9/3/13 4:42pm Jonny:

That's a good name for a band , you can take that to the bank!
  Tue. 9/3/13 4:44pm Ryan M.:

Hi Jonny...it's Foreplay... like the hanky panky. :)
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 4:48pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

ooh. crispy. me likey.
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 4:48pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

where my crispy get?
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 4:51pm slugluv1313:

FREAKIN' AWESOME!!!!!!! LOVING this CIRCUIT WOUND piece, THANK YOU BRIAN!!!!!!!!!!
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 4:52pm Chris from DC:

It sure is.
Avatar Tue. 9/3/13 4:52pm Doug Werewolf:

é9 249 super
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 4:52pm slugluv1313:

(i am REALLY *stressed out* and this is soooooooo HELPING to RELAX me and CALM my frazzled nerves, THANK YOU AGAIN!!!!!!!!)
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 4:53pm Cheri Pi:

Chirping in! Great pre-recorded show BT, wherever you are.
  Tue. 9/3/13 4:54pm BT:

I'm in bed looking over Wellington harbor listening from the future!
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 4:55pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

I'm not upside down, YOU'RE upside down!
  Tue. 9/3/13 4:57pm BT:

Thanks Jon Herweg for board opping and keeping the images going. NZ is ruling.... amazing train ride down North Island the other day up and down and around volcanos and 8 billion sheep. Stu from Axemen put me up in Auckland and we went to a great beach and did a driveby Chris Knox's house but he wasn't in the yard.
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 4:57pm Cheri Pi:

hahahahahahhaha!
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 4:58pm Cheri Pi:

I bet there's been a lot of meat on this trip.
  Tue. 9/3/13 4:59pm Aurélie E:

hi neighbor!!! glad to finally catch ur show!
  Tue. 9/3/13 4:59pm Jonny:

I failed typing 3 times in high school so this is good practice.
  Tue. 9/3/13 5:00pm BT:

Hi Aurelie --- we're only like 4000 miles apart now instead of 10,0000
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 5:02pm Cecile:

Awesome, Brian. The sheep are like they are on Teletubbies - so white and fluffy!
I spent some time in both Christchurch and Auckland briefly years and years ago. I remember Christchurch having this amazing architecture, and Auckland being on some kind of bay. We had high tea in Auckland at a botanical garden. It was cool.
  Tue. 9/3/13 5:02pm Aurélie E:

yeah!!! and it's such a sunny wednesday right here in Nouméa!
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 5:02pm Cecile:

How is Chris Knox doing?
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 5:03pm Cheri Pi:

I heard Chris Knox was prowling around your office but you were at his house. weird eh?
  Tue. 9/3/13 5:03pm BT:

He looks as if he's doing the odd gig with locals here and there.... it's his birthday this week too.
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 5:03pm Cecile:

holy schmoley, Aurelie! New Caledonia!
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 5:05pm Cecile:

Is he able to talk again?
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 5:06pm northguineahills:

NYC to Noumea is 14056km/8734 miles. Auckland to Noumea is 1810km/1125 miles.
  Tue. 9/3/13 5:07pm Aurélie E:

@Cécile, yep :)
@northguineahill: yep BT and I are neighbor from now
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 5:09pm northguineahills:

The geographer in me had to calculate the distance, otherwise I'd go crazy.
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 5:10pm Matt from Springfield:

@NGH: Geographic courtesy and benefit to the board, thanks! :)
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 5:12pm northguineahills:

Would love to do a NZ/New Caledonia trip, but it'll be a while before I earn enough vacation time before I can take off enough time.
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 5:12pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

There's a geographer in you?
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 5:15pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

It's all gone a bit Cronenberg in here. Give fair warning before the geographer emerges. Must get the Polaroid™ ready.
  Tue. 9/3/13 5:16pm Mark:

Great sounds. Love the cassette covers. The view from the Auckland to Wellington train looks outstanding. It's the beginning of Spring there now, right? (I realize you can't respond--but maybe a fellow listener knows). I assume also that these cassettes would be impossible to acquire if one were crazy enough to try (and I am).
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 5:18pm Matt from Springfield:

Too much to see on that side of the globe, and almost completely opposite (antipode) to me! New Zealand! New Caledonia! Eastern Australia! Western Australia! Bali! Phuket, Thailand! Chiang Mai! Hong Kong/Macau/Guangzhou! Et cetera!

Maybe they'll come up with a space public transit that will zip you out of the atmosphere and to the other side of the world--it would help me out a bit.
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 5:19pm Matt from Springfield:

@RTD: Any connection between the little geographers to the little people inside the TV?
Or at least the spiritual dimension inside the TV static? ("Poltergeist", not Cronenberg but similar era).
  Tue. 9/3/13 5:20pm Ryan M.:

Not impossible. A lot of the old ones are tough but pop up on discogs or in collections. I don't do eBay, so not sure if tapes show up on there with any regularity.

As for the new stuff I played, almost all of it is available through the respective label websites. The collaboration I did with MB is still available on Robertandleopold.com

The Ascetic House releases can be purchased through Heaven Street in Brooklyn or Chondritic Sound mailorder.
  Tue. 9/3/13 5:21pm Mark:

Thanks, Ryan!
  Tue. 9/3/13 5:21pm Aurélie E:

@northguineahills: yep u should experience a trip in any of the pacific countries it's so different from anything else
@matt: we're "the others"
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 5:24pm Matt from Springfield:

@Aurélie: I'd love to catch the world "on the flip side"!
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 5:25pm northguineahills:

Unfortunately, I've never been further south then Singapore (and I was 12)
  Tue. 9/3/13 5:28pm DOMOKOS:

man i need/ed this
  Tue. 9/3/13 5:29pm MikeT:

BT: Welcome to Wellington/Wednesday AM! Also, you're just it time for a southerly gale, which always makes for an interesting ferry or flight.
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 5:31pm Matt from Springfield:

@NGH: At least you've neared the equator! Suvarnabhumi Airport outside Bangkok is my farthest south so far, but I hope to improve on that (less than Antarctic, though!) ;)

Changi Airport in Singapore has flights to Chiang Mai in Thailand, I've thought of planning a trip focused on the urban city-states of Asia one week (HK/Macau/S China, fly to S'pore), then fly to my fave Thai city for the next week.
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 5:35pm northguineahills:

Yeah, I want to do Macau (did HK in 88). seems to be an interesting cultural blend w/ Vegas on steroids.
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 5:35pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...sleeepy on long weekend (for me) & thru this somehow...

DCE @3:50: - yeah - &/or Commenting @ moment of AutoRefresh - sometimes quicker just Close & Reopen browser

...& Matt - *often* ☆ & it doesn't take. Presume DJ has to hit Enter on something before ☆ will 'stick' - ??

...after stream prob.s during Belock don't wanna come off like it's Technical Bitch Day
- yerknow - it all ususally worx fine - & the music ain't bad either...
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 5:43pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...so - while I was chuffed to get something in a friend's xerox zine - other people were actually putting out music on cassettes...
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 5:44pm Matt from Springfield:

@RRN63: Hiya! I've thought that a too-frequent AutoRefresh might sometimes clear your choices until it works its way out or the playlist isn't updated as often.

A pre-scheduled Technical Bitch Day, OTOH, is a great idea! When's the next big technical SNAFU on the music stream, and how does that work for you??...
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 5:44pm Matt from Springfield:

@NGH: Sinolusovegasbolic urbanroids!
  Tue. 9/3/13 5:46pm TK IN TX:

Violence and the sacred, also a great book by rené girard
Avatar Tue. 9/3/13 5:48pm Berg:

sounds even more interesting with a severe jetlag (like the one I'm experiencing)
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 5:49pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...well - seems like if I ☆ something - it always goes on my Profile as ☆ed (...& I suspect I am @ least as ☆-promiscuous as anyone)
- but why do ☆s not 'stick' / 'fill in' right away - why does *that* take persistence? (It helps to know what you've ☆ed, naturally.)
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 5:51pm northguineahills:

@ Matt: Woaaaahhhh......
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 5:53pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Well - it's a stretch, but :
- it's like Joe Satriani said about ElectricLadyLand by Hendrix being more interesting than digital effects
- all the sounds are analog & 'made by hand' - & each one unique
...perhaps that analogy to this stuff works...
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 5:55pm Matt from Springfield:

@NGH: Zac Galifinakis spiking sort of additive! ;)
@RRN63: Agree, that takes more skill to figure out how to do, and how to replicate.
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 5:55pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...after all - all that great Classic stuff in the 1960s was 2-track - then a lot 4-track - then 8 & finally 16
- which it shares w/ a lotta LoFi !...
  Tue. 9/3/13 5:57pm Todd 76%:

What a killer show today... Thanks!
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 5:58pm northguineahills:

Thanks Brian & Ryan!
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 5:58pm Cecile:

I remember Tellus!
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 5:58pm Cecile:

And Brian, you've never been to RRR Records? Their catalogs in the 80s used to be legendary.
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 5:58pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- a view into an entire Medium & (Sub-)Kulture...
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 5:59pm slugluv1313:

me too! TELLUS was(is!) AWESOME!!!
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 6:00pm Matt from Springfield:

Thanks muchly, Brian and Ryan!
Have a good evening, everyone!
Avatar    Tue. 9/3/13 6:50pm Rory:

I love this yearly cassette show.Thanks for the weird and whacky sounds Ryan!
     Sun. 9/15/13 8:02am Simon P:

such an amazing show. I was involved in the early 80's DIY scene in UK where loads of stuff was issued on cassette. Brilliant. Thanks
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