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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 Approx. start time
james Last  Mr. Giant Man   Options Voodoo Party  0:00:00 ()
Metzger, Labreque, Duchamp and Naan  August 29, 2009   Options La Ballade Au Beau Regard (V/A) 10"  0:19:59 ()
Paul Metzger  Compositionen Automaton   Options La Ballade Au Beau Regard (V/A) 10"  0:20:39 ()
Colin Stetson  The Stars In His Head (Dark Lights Remix)   Options New History Warfare, Vol. 2, Judges  0:21:17 ()
Mamuthones  Kash-o-Kashak   Options Sator  0:25:05 ()
 
Opponents  Chapter 8   Options Temple of Decadence  0:43:20 ()
Steve Pitts  Radio Music (Part B)   Options John Cgae - Radio Music (1956)  0:44:53 ()
Jean-Baptiste Barriere  Visage   Options Pandemonium Ville Ouverte  0:48:01 ()
Sun Araw  Belomancie   Options Belomancie  0:59:57 ()
Telecult Powers  Incident at El Yunque   Options Black Meditations  1:08:33 ()
 
Toshi Tsuchitori  Breath 5   Options Breath  1:30:37 ()
Oren Ambarchi  Part I   Options Amulet  1:40:17 ()
Vibracathedral Orchestra  Mutual Amnesia Sugar   Options Dabbling with Gravity and Who You Are  1:50:24 ()
Vibracathedral Orchestra  Hall 7 Broke my Heart: True as God   Options Dabbling with Gravity and Who You Are  1:57:54 ()
 
Away  Mexico City, 2012   Options Cities  2:06:01 ()
Martin Schwarzenlander  Unter dem Pflasterstein (noch Immer) Liegt der Strand   Options Sozialistische Musiker Initiative  2:07:35 ()
Throbbing Gristle  Slug Bait - ICA   Options The Second Annual Report  2:18:52 ()
 
Faust  Tapes (excerpt)   Options The Faust Tapes  2:30:41 ()
Magma  V. Nebehr Gudahtt   Options Zühn Ẁöhl Ünsaï - Live 1974  2:41:58 ()
Horrific Child (J. P. Massiera)  Terre Larbour (by Visitors)   Options L'Étrange Mr. Whinster  2:48:09 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 3:05pm DCE:

hello!
  Thu. 8/21/14 3:06pm Suck-cess:

It's Partytime now!
  Thu. 8/21/14 3:08pm Joe:

What was the title of that song and who is the artist? Giant Man?
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 3:08pm sphere:

hey all :)
  Thu. 8/21/14 3:10pm nic:

love this
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 3:10pm 1010w:

Fab you ever heard that band "Skeleton Breath"? Local Westchester band, drums, bass, violin. Weird jazzy tempos. Sorta spooky
  Thu. 8/21/14 3:14pm P-90:

Fabio! Mio paisano! Ciao fratello!
E Buongiorno a tutti amici!
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 3:16pm Bayta:

Anyone else having playlist updating issues today? Playlist is empty so far here. And even with BLT's show before this, my playlist was updating with a huge delay.
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 3:17pm sphere:

me too, Bayta.
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 3:19pm Bayta:

I wonder if it has anything to do with Ken disabling the playlist auto-update for the video experiment yesterday..
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 3:19pm DCE:

mine's been working jus' fine
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 3:19pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

am witchu now.
lets get floaty.
or fluffy. whatever works.
  Thu. 8/21/14 3:20pm P-90:

"Prendi la mia mano Senor Uomo Gigante!"

Um, If Fabio has been updating, I'm getting a delay too, I have zero playlist so far. And I'm on a fancy desktop with high speed dsp today. Maybe Ken's video "experiment" yesterday damaged the internet?
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 3:22pm DCE:

Colin Stetson?
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 3:23pm Bayta:

You tell us, DCE. You're the one with a working playlist. Sure sounds like him.
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 3:23pm sphere:

my playlist just updated.
  Thu. 8/21/14 3:23pm P-90:

OK, three listings just popped up (3:23 EST)
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 3:23pm DCE:

no, the playlist thing is all fabio--I just meant my comments were working fine
  Thu. 8/21/14 3:24pm orphans on tap water:

Bend twist warp shimmy!!!
  Thu. 8/21/14 3:25pm P-90:

@DCE: DING! Colin Stetson for 10 points!
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 3:25pm Bayta:

Mine updated too. And it is Colin Stetson.
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 3:25pm coelacanth:

olá,Fabio, everyone.
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 3:25pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

Playlist is all good.
We're on Fabio Time.
"Have faith in the management..."
--Sparrow Saltskin
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 3:25pm Sem Chumbo:

Hiya, Fabio, and all.
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 3:26pm YETI BOB:

be patient, folks - fabio is not a robot!
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 3:27pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

also:
MAMUTHONES!!!!!!!!
  Thu. 8/21/14 3:28pm TOBOR3:

Hey there. Anyone ever been to Marseille?
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 3:28pm steve:

hey everybody. sit back and enjoy the entropy.
  Thu. 8/21/14 3:29pm Phillip.(Brooklyn):

Fabio:-) fell asleep almost missed your show
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 3:29pm DCE:

this sounds blissful, wonderful...
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 3:29pm DCE:

it calls for chai
  Thu. 8/21/14 3:29pm TOBOR3:

This is like totally diggable.
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 3:31pm Bayta:

I, too, am enjoying this.
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 3:31pm Chris from DC:

wow, yeah this.
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 3:31pm sphere:

Mamuthones has my vote.
  Thu. 8/21/14 3:35pm TOBOR3:

little flute sounds :)
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 3:36pm sphere:

Mamuthones is on bandcamp btw.
  Thu. 8/21/14 3:36pm nic:

yeah great set !!
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 3:36pm Ike:

I salute y'all. Hey, again I'll plug Mr. Rev. Turnip Druid's show with Pas Musique on Sunday evening at something called Prospect Range in Bklyn. I'll be checking that one out. Will YOU?

Hey RTD, what time is yr set exactly, do ya know? 7:00?
  Thu. 8/21/14 3:38pm TOBOR3:

blather!
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 3:41pm Bayta:

Ooh what's this? Must clicky-star.
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 3:42pm V Priceless:

just listening to audio clip of new Scott Walker/Sun O))) collab "Soused"...sounds great!
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 3:43pm DCE:

Scott Walker and Sunn O)))...huh...having a hard time with that...
  Thu. 8/21/14 3:45pm Jonathan Herweg:

Hey Fabio!
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 3:46pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

HEY, thanks Ike.
No idea when. I'll be driving like a crazy bastid from the festival in Maine that day, so it may be a dramatic spazzy entrance...
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 3:46pm coelacanth:

i'm VERY stoked to hear that,V Priceless.
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 3:46pm V Priceless:

(4AD has the track listing - there's one entitled "Brando")
  Thu. 8/21/14 3:47pm Jonathan Herweg:

What was your bed music just now??
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 3:52pm Fabio:

Vampires Underground
  Thu. 8/21/14 3:53pm Jonathan Herweg:

Thanks
  Thu. 8/21/14 3:56pm Phillip.(Brooklyn):

Cool:) sounds like what you hear on William burgers show my castle of quiet:-)
  Thu. 8/21/14 3:58pm Phillip.(Brooklyn):

Sounds like a recording of the bowels of HELL! I feel at home hearing it
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 4:01pm sphere:

Pandemonium is the capital of Hell in Paradise Lost, so i think you've got something.
  Thu. 8/21/14 4:02pm TOBOR3:

Idea--record sound at the same place, ideally a city, same time every year for a few years, same equipment. Ever been done?
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 4:07pm DCE:

happy little oscillators...
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 4:11pm DCE:

this guy is a good friend of mine...he moved back to CLE in the last year.
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 4:11pm Ken From Hyde Park:

Today's show is strengthening my failure. This is wonderful!
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 4:11pm DCE:

(I mean 1/2 of "this guy")
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 4:12pm sphere:

@DCE tell him that i am intrigued by his ideas and wish to subscribe to his newsletter. :)
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 4:13pm DCE:

hahaha, he'd like that
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 4:13pm Bayta:

Witchbeam?
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 4:14pm DCE:

yeah
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 4:14pm DCE:

oh Fabs LET THE FLUTES PLAY
  Thu. 8/21/14 4:15pm P-90:

Agreed. Too much flute, not enough cowbell.
  Thu. 8/21/14 4:16pm Phillip.(Brooklyn):

Oh that's a shame:( Fabio ended the record. I liked the sound
  Thu. 8/21/14 4:18pm TOBOR3:

I been to the Yunque in Puerto Rico. Very very tres beautiful.
  Thu. 8/21/14 4:19pm Son-ra:

What do you recommend by Sun Araw?
  Thu. 8/21/14 4:20pm Jonathan Herweg:

I like sun Arawaks when they were a duo, it was plain and simple psyche, now it feels like they are overthinking it. I like their early 12 inch stuff on not not fun .
  Thu. 8/21/14 4:20pm Jonathan Herweg:

Sun araw..
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 4:21pm Marcel M:

Hello people! Hello Fabio!
  Thu. 8/21/14 4:21pm Jonathan Herweg:

Stupid fucking spell correct.
  Thu. 8/21/14 4:22pm TOBOR3:

Jim Thompson! Orson Welles! I must rent.
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 4:23pm Marcel M:

This is pretty funny background music for Fabio!
  Thu. 8/21/14 4:23pm KP:

It's been pointed out the clown masks worn in the Killing are quite similar to those utilized in A Clockwork Orange. Among other things
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 4:24pm Bryant:

LEVEL FIVE is moving to Cinema Village tomorrow.
  Thu. 8/21/14 4:24pm TOBOR3:

@Marcel--Have you ever been to Marseille?
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 4:26pm Marcel M:

@TOBOR3: No, unfortunately, I have not.
  Thu. 8/21/14 4:26pm P-90:

"The Killing" is basically a Warner Brothers-style B-movie noir, there's nothing unusual or innovative in the story or even the dialog. Yet...it is filled with little Kubrickian tweaks that transform the material in his unmistakable way.
  Thu. 8/21/14 4:26pm TOBOR3:

Merci Marcel.
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 4:26pm Captain Sunday:

Not enough talking. Please, more.
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 4:27pm Chris from DC:

P-90, his first movie right?
  Thu. 8/21/14 4:29pm Phillip.(Brooklyn):

Hey wait! I think I saw that film "force of evil"
  Thu. 8/21/14 4:29pm TOBOR3:

au revoir mes amis.
  Thu. 8/21/14 4:30pm P-90:

Not Kubrock's first feature but the first with a union cast and crew, independently produced but released through a major studio, United Artists I think
  Thu. 8/21/14 4:31pm Phillip.(Brooklyn):

Wasn't that movie all about a wife who was married to Garfield and was a practicing witch???
  Thu. 8/21/14 4:32pm P-90:

"KubrIck"!!! Stanley Kubrock was a Stone age director who often used locations in the town of Bedrock...
  Thu. 8/21/14 4:39pm Phillip.(Brooklyn):

I remember seeing Garfield in one movie where his wife was a witch and he made her destroy all her magical instruments And then all sorts of bad things befell them
  Thu. 8/21/14 4:39pm Barney Rubble:

Fred! I must watch "Eyes Wide Shut" again.
  Thu. 8/21/14 4:40pm Phillip.(Brooklyn):

Im 47 and sadly spent 30 plus years of my life vegetating in front of the tv I should know this like the back of my hand
  Thu. 8/21/14 4:44pm P-90:

"I Married A Witch" 1942
  Thu. 8/21/14 4:45pm Phillip.(Brooklyn):

@P-90 I thought it was "the demon" 1959
  Thu. 8/21/14 4:46pm Phillip.(Brooklyn):

Hey:) great more sounds from hell:)
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 4:46pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

I have a lobby-card for I MARRIED A WITCH framed in the liv.rm. Spouse enthusiastically approved.
  Thu. 8/21/14 4:47pm Phillip.(Brooklyn):

Fabio is channeling William burger and professor dum dum today!
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 4:47pm Marcel M:

So Oren Ambarchi play with Haino and O'Malley. He was incredible.
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 4:48pm Marcel M:

Saw*
  Thu. 8/21/14 4:48pm P-90:

Do you mean "Curse of the Demon" with Dana Andrews (1957)?
  Thu. 8/21/14 4:49pm Phillip.(Brooklyn):

I can't watch "full metal jacket" because the fat kid getting abused would be me:(
  Thu. 8/21/14 4:49pm Phillip.(Brooklyn):

@P-90 I think that's it
  Thu. 8/21/14 4:53pm moose:

hello from the m11 bus I rarely listen live these days hello but I always listen
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 4:57pm northguineahills:

W00! Vibracatherdral Orchestra!
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 5:01pm Carmichael:

If Fab was chenneling the preofessor, he would be ranting insanely between the Fucktards selections.
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 5:04pm Chris from DC:

VOIVOD RELATED!
  Thu. 8/21/14 5:04pm SeanG:

VVVVVVOOOOOIIIIIIVVVVVOOOOOOD! for cheri pi
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 5:06pm kat330:

Perilously close to flute sounds there, DJ beware.
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 5:06pm Carmichael:

VVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVOOOOOOOOOOOOOIIIIIIIIIIIIIIVVVVVVVVVVVVVVOOOOOOOOODDDDDDDD FOR Cecile!
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 5:08pm Philo Gristle:

Vibracathedral Orchestra sounded like a cross between Faust and Third Ear Band. Starred.
  Thu. 8/21/14 5:12pm doofus:

I'm ducking for cover...
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 5:13pm Fabio:

No, I am not.
  Thu. 8/21/14 5:15pm doofus:

By Martin Black Lander "Under the paving stone (yet Again) Is the beach" is the German translation.
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 5:19pm northguineahills:

Hmmmm, I have some field recordings I made from Mexico City 2011 in the drawer next to me.
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 5:20pm Chris from DC:

Beersies and then Daniel Bachman in store. Laters.
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 5:23pm Philo Gristle:

They throb. You'll ooze. Praise Bob.
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 5:24pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

ooh, back in the headphones in time for golden oldies. Slug Bait-ICA made my 9th grade year worth living.
  Thu. 8/21/14 5:24pm P-90:

PRAISE BOB!
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 5:28pm Carmichael:

You go, Chris! I'll hold down the fort. Then I'll go for beersies.
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 5:29pm kat330:

Guess there's no stopping the "beersies" train at this point, sigh. That ship has sailed and just keeps on sailing ...
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 5:32pm kat330:

@P-90: So what handful of SF films from the 50s-60s do you think make the A-list (to cont. an old discussion)? Philo and I disagree about the original "The Fly," which I find not so much a B film, and he's on the fence about it.
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 5:32pm northguineahills:

Beersies o'clock? ok!
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 5:33pm Philo Gristle:

Got to see faust in Finland back in '01 maybe (concert released as 'Land of Ukko' and something)... interesting, but didn't recognize any 'tunes'. Wish I'd seen them in 70s in London with facing pinball machines.
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 5:36pm Philo Gristle:

FLY is great and love it, but somehow seems a bit B-grade when compared to Forbidden Planet, Day the Earth Stood Still et al. Never saw Night of the Demon, oddly enough. Lon Chaney Jr. in Witch Woman kinda fits the earlier discussed bill alongside I Married a Witch.
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 5:36pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...okay...hear Julian Cope being into this
...this is a service FMU has always provided me: the actual Audio to stuff I only read about...
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 5:38pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

Faust completely tore up DC back in 2009 at the sonic circuits fest. A very lovely time.
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 5:39pm Philo Gristle:

@RRR Yeh, that's where I read about the Pinball Machines & Faust. Fan of Cope's later stuff and writings.
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 5:40pm The Bonz:

shookie woonookied!
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 5:40pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

Jean-Herve = completely swell dude as well.
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 5:41pm Philo Gristle:

I seem to recall Jean-Herve was not in the band when I saw them. Splinter cell, maybe.
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 5:43pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

SUMMON THE KOBAIANS!
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 5:44pm Philo Gristle:

Thought it sounded like Magma.
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 5:46pm kat330:

Certainly replicates spewing, ejectile material.
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 5:46pm Philo Gristle:

Damn. I have this on lp and it's my favorite piece by the band. *shame* Been 15-20 years since I listened to it.
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 5:47pm kat330:

Grounded guitar though.
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 5:48pm Captain Sunday:

KAT lol
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 5:48pm dale:

1974. same year as james taylor and carly simon doing mockingbird. and how much money did they make vs. magma? blows my mind.
  Thu. 8/21/14 5:49pm ScottC:

Hey Fabio - bad day but this is helping TREMENDOUSLY....
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 5:49pm Captain Sunday:

@dale, in all fairness it's hard to hum this to your child
  Thu. 8/21/14 5:51pm P-90:

Hi @kat & @Philo: I love The Fly, I have always loved it, seen it dozens of times, including a couple of theatrical screenings at revival houses etc. It's an extraordinarily well-structured, well written story (screenplay by James "Shogun" Clavell) and a finely-made film. The protagonist is not the scientist/fly guy, it's his wife; Patricia Owens' spot-on performance may be one of the most overlooked, underrated acting jobs by an actress in a Hollywood film. It's really the story of a woman trying to save her husband.
But: I don't include it in the "Big Five". It's in the handful that round out the top ten, along with Them and When Worlds Collide.
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 5:51pm dale:

true, cappy sunday. but i'd like to see someone try.
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 5:51pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...'Try Whistling This' as BrianWilson said (& hence NeilFinn)....
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 5:52pm dale:

THEM! one of my favorites.
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 5:52pm Carmichael:

Hey, where's that hard-rockin' hippie that usually hangs around there about this time?
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 5:54pm kat330:

@P-90: You nailed it on why I *would* put "The Fly" (original -- Goldblum made me laugh in all the wrong places in the remake) on a handful list. It affected me so greatly as a kid. Reminding me we watched on Sunday the old B film chestnut that sealed my arachnophobia: "Tarantula" with Topper. :)
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 5:54pm Davis:

them, the ants-- that is amazing-- i was about 14 when i saw that-- wild
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 5:55pm dale:

giant gila monster was another good one of that atomic era warning ilk
  Thu. 8/21/14 5:55pm nic:

great show thx !!!!!!!!!
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 5:56pm Carmichael:

There he is!
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 5:57pm dale:

rose of cimarron! good tune
  Thu. 8/21/14 5:57pm P-90:

The "Big Five" in NO particular order:
Forbidden Planet
The Day the Earth Stood Still
Invasion of the Body Snatchers
The Thing
War of the Worlds
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 5:57pm Cubicle Carl:

poke what?
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 5:57pm V Priceless:

yummy! zucchini flowers!
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 5:58pm dale:

i never got zuchinni flowers. wouldn't you rather have the squash it would become?
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 5:59pm Philo Gristle:

@P-90 It's hard to balance on that edge between what you like and what you consider 'great.' I love THEM and IT CAME FROM OUTER SPACE more than I do, say, WAR OF THE WORLDS and would always rather watch either one of those again over it. But as far as importance and significance and all that jazz, WotW runs roughshod over them. Despite Ray Bradbury writing for ICFOC. But then again I love ROBOT MONSTER too, so my critical faculties are probably fried.
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 5:59pm northguineahills:

Man, fun times, Fabio!
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 5:59pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...not sure I've actually *seen* 'Invaders from Mars' - only (again!) read about...I missed Cowboys & Raccoon Caps & Ozzie&Harriet by a few years too...
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 6:00pm kat330:

Thanks, Fabio -- you made Mr. Gristle throb with your choices!
Avatar Thu. 8/21/14 6:01pm Philo Gristle:

Indeed, last set was killer. Thanks, Fabio & gang.
  Thu. 8/21/14 6:08pm iris:

Hi Clay n everybody!
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