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Field recordings from the noosphere, music of mind control, self organizing feedback loops for singularitarians of all shapes and sizes.

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Options March 23, 2017

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Artist Track Album Year Comments Approx. start time
Joe E Covington's Fat Fandango  mama neptune   Options s/t  1973    0:00:00 ()
joan brooks  The Room Nobody Lives In   Options the long and winding road      0:06:37 ()
wrigley's dance connection  do the hubba bubba   Options       0:10:23 ()
Kikagaku Moyo   lazy stoned monk   Options s/t  2013    0:15:46 ()
joseph pusey   renaissance   Options by my lady's chamber  1977    0:21:09 ()
harvest flight  change   Options s/t  1971    0:25:42 ()
Alexander Gradsky  unknown   Options unknown  1987    0:29:12 ()
an iron ball larger than earth  b side   Options       0:32:30 ()
 
Magic Carpathians Project  continuum   Options Zygmunt Stenwak  2002    0:39:44 ()
steve elliot  a river song   Options s/t  1969    0:52:31 ()
Emil Richards & The Factory  No Place I'd Rather Be   Options   1967    0:56:47 ()
 
master marilyn  master marilyn's source soul song   Options     master sha  1:04:40 ()
master patricia  master patricia's tao song   Options     master sha  1:07:25 ()
 
laura lee lizak  i let go   Options enlightenment with quan yin    quan yin creation center  1:15:19 ()
laura lee lizak  om a sata quam   Options enlightenment with quan yin    quan yin creation center  1:17:08 ()
laura lee lizak  connection creation   Options enlightenment with quan yin    quan yin creation center  1:20:05 ()
 
elixir  alexander   Options     children of god  1:27:10 ()
elixir  elixir   Options     children of god  1:30:18 ()
elixir   thank you jesus   Options     children of god  1:33:22 ()
 
slyder  open channel   Options     eckankar  1:39:03 ()
 
members of lifespace  unknown   Options       1:48:28 ()
 
susan elsa  archangel michael's blue thunder   Options       1:56:38 ()
susan elsa  the rose flame   Options       1:58:42 ()
 
algarnas tradgard  rings of saturn   Options s/t  1972    2:03:47 ()
omelet  il tipo mio   Options   1980    2:10:19 ()
the tara experiment  twilight   Options what the sky listens to  2015    2:14:02 ()
milton bowser  the ride   Options   1976    2:16:03 ()
hot chocolate  robot love   Options   1981    2:19:55 ()
cherubin  sunrise   Options our sunrise  1974    2:24:23 ()
loretta goggi  yeah!   Options   1972    2:27:35 ()
 
norman gunston  salute to abba   Options       2:32:30 ()
blind owl  spring rain   Options s/t  1973    2:35:05 ()
terry masters   over you   Options       2:40:02 ()
todd kelley   dont you cry my sorrow   Options s/t  1969    2:44:10 ()
florian fricke  song of the earth   Options die erde und ich sind eins  1983    2:46:15 ()
Andy Armstrong  over and over   Options perspective works  1972    2:54:39 ()

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 3:03pm Cecile:

hi, Micah!
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 3:04pm micah:

hi cecile
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 3:06pm maestroso:

Oh wow, hello Micah!
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 3:06pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

GREETS.
Dig that fat flamingo.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 3:06pm Cecile:

Got some of those crazy cult records for us? Those are mesmerizing shows.
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 3:08pm micah:

yes cecile i will do mind control in the second hour of the show!
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 3:08pm micah:

hey maestroso
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 3:09pm Cecile:

excellent!
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 3:09pm PKNY:

Welcome back, Micah! I'll have to leave in a bit, but I'll make an appointment for some long-overdue mind control via the archives at a later date.
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 3:10pm micah:

right on pkny
  Thu. 3/23/17 3:11pm Cooh John:

Good to hear you again, micah.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 3:11pm Cecile:

stream seems to down for me.
Avatar Thu. 3/23/17 3:12pm Rich in Washington:

Weird. The stream's going but I am not hearing anything.
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 3:12pm maestroso:

Yeah, down here too.
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 3:12pm PKNY:

@Cecile - I was thinking teh same thing. The stream is connected via iTunes and track names are changing, but no audio.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 3:12pm Michael 98145:

yup, thought it was just paranoid me
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 3:12pm Rob (Jerzcity):

I thought I was going crazy. Nothing on the stream for me, either
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 3:12pm Patrick:

i was about to say the same thing
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 3:12pm fleep:

No stream.
Avatar Thu. 3/23/17 3:13pm Rich in Washington:

It's streaming, info's showing up on my iTunes player, but no actual audio.
  Thu. 3/23/17 3:13pm Listener142985:

yeesh, Trouble is talking G. Harrison again--time warp!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 3:13pm Michael 98145:

we all scream for my stream
  Thu. 3/23/17 3:13pm mary:

down in west dowtown Mahattan
Avatar Thu. 3/23/17 3:13pm Rich in Washington:

The drummer stream's working. I don't think it's server side. Maybe in the station or air room?
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 3:14pm Summer and Michael:

Yeah, no audio!
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 3:14pm Rob (Jerzcity):

I was listening at work, but tried the app on my phone, too. Nothin' doin'
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 3:14pm Ike:

Silent stream here too, but 91.1 FM is fine. Weird.
  Thu. 3/23/17 3:15pm mary:

yea, stream timing going but no audio
Avatar Thu. 3/23/17 3:15pm Rich in Washington:

the stream is carrying ID3 info just fine.
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 3:17pm Rev. Turnip Druid:

@Ike: reminded me of some low-budget slasher film I saw in theater about 30+ years ago... silent scream (?) Some dude with knife in an A/C duct, or something? Can't empty the brain-cache! Not fair..
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 3:17pm Cecile:

back!
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 3:18pm Rob (Jerzcity):

Ahhhhhh....there we go.
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 3:18pm PKNY:

Audio is back on the stream.
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 3:19pm maestroso:

Yup.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 3:19pm Ike:

Different sounds at 91.1 FM than on the stream. Awesomely corny elevator music on 91.1. Must be a backup tape.
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 3:19pm Summer and Michael:

Back up!
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 3:22pm Sem Chumbo:

Good afternoon, Micah, and cultists, all.
How very good to hear you here once more.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 3:23pm Kat in Chicago:

Micah! Well, this is a pleasant surprise. I've missed you!
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 3:24pm fleep:

Just had a hit of mind control, ready to face the music.
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 3:28pm Sem Chumbo:

What, that blowfish you've been huffing ALSO promotes mind control? Wow, that's sorta great, I guess.
  Thu. 3/23/17 3:31pm Will:

the title of this track is actually 'Ispaniya', which is 'Spain' in Russian
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 3:31pm Polyus:

It's Micah! My Fridays have not been the same since you went away.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/23/17 3:32pm Carmichael:

Heya Micah and The Controlled.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/23/17 3:34pm Whosondephone:

Who are you?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/23/17 3:36pm Whosondephone:

I... Need Giant Man.
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 3:38pm βrian:

Dipping into the stream.
  Thu. 3/23/17 3:38pm Will:

I got a translation for the Gradsky song in my previous comment
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 3:39pm βrian:

Are we all going to be turned into Manchurian candidates?
  Thu. 3/23/17 3:40pm mto:

MIND CONTROL HOUR.....WE OBEY.....
     Thu. 3/23/17 3:41pm Listener Robert:

I learned a month or 2 ago of another Micah who does research & podcasts.
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 3:43pm micah:

ok everybody that was weird. of course my first broadcast in 3 months is plagued with technical errors. cuzzz thaaats myyyy liiiiiifffffeeeee
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 3:46pm fleep:

Actually, my mind cannot be controlled. It has been returned to the shelter innumerable times. It keeps going off its leash and biting children. I fear I may have to put it down.
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 3:46pm micah:

any way, hi kat hi polyus hi sem hi fleep
Avatar Thu. 3/23/17 3:53pm Sig:

Today!
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 3:55pm βrian:

Sometimes I get up in the morning and think, this is NOT 1969.
     Thu. 3/23/17 4:02pm Faustcan:

Micaaaah! So happy to have you back!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/23/17 4:06pm Carmichael:

Must ... not ... listen ... uhhhhhh ........
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 4:06pm micah:

hey faustcan!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 4:07pm Cecile:

this is beautiful.
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 4:08pm βrian:

My cat is staging an intervention.
  Thu. 3/23/17 4:10pm mto:

One way or another this is very therapeutic...sigh...yawn...
  Thu. 3/23/17 4:12pm mto:

Love ya Micah...really...really missed this wonderful weirdness!
  Thu. 3/23/17 4:13pm Santos L Halper:

Micah, great to hear you again! My mind has been dangerously out of control lately...
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 4:14pm geezerette:

Sedona is, or was, an extremely beautiful place.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/23/17 4:14pm Uncle Michael:

It's great to be hearing you and the Music of Mind Control again, Micah. I could never make time to tell you how much I enjoy this when you were on mornings and I was starting my day.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/23/17 4:14pm Carmichael:

The Santa Cruz County of the Southwest.
  Thu. 3/23/17 4:14pm Mark:

Been listening to channels for several years. Pretty cool to hear someone mention this stuff on wfmu.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 4:15pm Cecile:

So is the guy still alive or dead?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 4:15pm Cecile:

Or is he just skyping through her central nervous system?
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 4:15pm Jackie:

Micah! You have been missed!
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 4:16pm geezerette:

This song is scary.
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 4:16pm micah:

hey uncle michael thanks so much for thee kind words
  Thu. 3/23/17 4:16pm mto:

This is precisely why I love woofmoo. It brings the truly enlightened together....wow I'm baked...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/23/17 4:18pm Uncle Michael:

I'm unenlightened, but fascinated by TMOMC.
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 4:19pm micah:

we are all unenlightened.
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 4:19pm fleep:

The lady singing probably got a nice dopamine/serotonin rush while singing. For listener, it's iffy.
  Thu. 3/23/17 4:19pm mto:

Now you get it...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 4:20pm chris:

hi, micah! thanks for the chakra alignment here, its nice
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 4:20pm βrian:

Enlightened? I've lost 10 pounds already!
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 4:22pm geezerette:

There's a building called "The Integreton" in the Mojave desert where they do "sound baths" using gong -like metal bowls. Literal vibrations, think they're referred to as "singing bowls". It's also extremely hot in there.
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 4:24pm βrian:

What, no AC?
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 4:24pm geezerette:

...one could become enlightened there, but it would be water weight.
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 4:25pm fleep:

geezerette, no need to travel, we got a local bowl lady and central air www.latimes.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 4:25pm Cecile:

Children of God led to River Phoenix's suicide.
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 4:25pm βrian:

The Christian culture has always bee full of sects.
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 4:25pm Marshall Stacks:

I like that accent she put on in that connection creation track. "Cone-ection creation...."
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 4:26pm Cecile:

Children of God led to River Phoenix's suicide.
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 4:26pm Marshall Stacks:

@Cecile, wasn't the entire Phoenix family part of the CoG?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 4:26pm Cecile:

Whoops double post. Children of God are terrible.
     Thu. 3/23/17 4:26pm Listener Robert:

Wow, so bad they grossed out Micah!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 4:26pm Polyus:

It would be cool to see some hip reissue label put together a set of cult music and have Micah write the liner notes. Light In The Attic has already dug up private press new age stuff for a new audience, so this could be the next step.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 4:27pm Cecile:

Yes. River had to support his family at an early age. And when they left the CoG, it was definitely better for them, but the lack of community made things hard.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/23/17 4:28pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...Micah could curate a great big Nuggets box of rilly crazy & evil mofos...Nuggets Vol. Aught...
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 4:28pm geezerette:

Fleep,thanks! That's hilarious. You could go to a concert and get the same effect.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 4:28pm Cecile:

When you read about people who leave Scientology, polygamist cults, etc, they hate the strictures, but they miss the certainity of their lives.
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 4:28pm micah:

yes polyus! make it happen please i dont know anybody
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 4:29pm micah:

nuggets volume death
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 4:29pm Marshall Stacks:

Don Lattin's book on the CoG is quite good. en.wikipedia.org...
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 4:30pm fleep:

getting clearances from cults to publish their music should be interesting
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 4:31pm micah:

so sue me
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 4:32pm βrian:

Soon enough, I'll be going beer.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/23/17 4:32pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...Negative Nuggets - Original Artyfacts from the !st Pschomanipulatin' Era...
Oh man - Jeezus Cult Disco - that's worse than that thing the Shut Up Weirdoes were gonna drink for Marathon...See -it makes sense *here*, cause FMU is a Cult...
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 4:32pm geezerette:

Cecile, you really nailed it.
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 4:34pm micah:

yes rev rabbit
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 4:35pm geezerette:

RevRab, "Negative Nuggets",brilliant !
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 4:36pm Cecile:

geezerette, I'm not quite as thorough as Micah, but it is a sub-interest of mine. Especially Scientology. I'm kind of obsessed with Scientology dissenters.
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 4:37pm βrian:

I guess FMU might be a kind of cargo cult, where ritualistic acts such as offering swag are believed to result in the appearance of lucre.

(To paraphrase the 'pedia.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 4:37pm Cecile:

Ewwwwwwwwwwwwwww. Eckankar is skeevy.
     Thu. 3/23/17 4:38pm Listener Robert:

Irwin was always playing one so-bad-it's-funny Eckancar recruiting song.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 4:38pm Cecile:

They had a big house in Ann Arbor. I knew some people who dabbled in it.
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 4:39pm Marshall Stacks:

There's a stretch of highway near here (in CA) that says its garbage pickup is sponsored by Eck.
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 4:39pm βrian:

@Cecile: I remember that! And their posters were *everywhere*
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 4:40pm Cecile:

I think they and the Krishnas had big free dinners once a month where they recruited.
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 4:40pm geezerette:

Yes, Scientology is insidious. They own a lot of real estate in LA.
We've known a number of people whose children have been alienaed from them by the "church".
  Thu. 3/23/17 4:40pm sufferwords:

oh man oh man - this is why we support WFMU - where else will I hear such bugged out music - i like how you didn't even have to explain flirty fishing assuming correctly we all knew what was meant by that term- ROCK!!!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 4:41pm Cecile:

It tears your heart apart. Leah Remini's show really drives that point home.
  Thu. 3/23/17 4:41pm bkd69:

there's a car dealer or mechanic on route 22 called Ekonkar which always reminds me of Eck.
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 4:42pm geezerette:

Cecile, yes, it's brave of her.
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 4:42pm Marshall Stacks:

Sadly, we'll never see a Slyder/Stryper double bill.
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 4:42pm micah:

thats right. flirty fishing is common knowledge isnt it?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 4:42pm Cecile:

I always thought, she's too good for them. And it turns out she was!
  Thu. 3/23/17 4:43pm nardo:

do these guys have a manager? I see $$$
  Thu. 3/23/17 4:43pm Brendan:

Speaking of cults, Sunday will be the 20th anniversary of the Heaven's Gate followers 'evacuation from planet Earth before it was to be recycled' . https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=0-zPWBu--Q4
  Thu. 3/23/17 4:43pm adrian in mpls:

There's a dinner theater in the same town as Eck's spiritual home out here - maybe some recruitment for this band happened there!
     Thu. 3/23/17 4:45pm Listener Robert:

I give up, what's flirty fishing?
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 4:45pm Marshall Stacks:

I can't think of a Scientological rock band, can you? Chick Corea and Isaac Hayes don't qualify....
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 4:46pm βrian:

"Open channel!" Dear me.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 4:46pm Cecile:

CoG prostitution as recruiting
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 4:46pm Ken From Hyde Park:

I will call my cult band Snyper, in case that ever happens.
Avatar Thu. 3/23/17 4:47pm ! I X Key !:

!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 4:47pm Polyus:

@Robert - you can find all sorts of info via search, which I won't link here.
Avatar Thu. 3/23/17 4:47pm ! I X Key !:

!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 4:47pm melinda:

Hello Micah! What a nice surprise to hear your show again.
Avatar Thu. 3/23/17 4:48pm ! I X Key !:

When I used to bh in the Church of Scientology, it made me sad to see all the people who were in whom that was happening to
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 4:51pm Kat in Chicago:

Wonder how successful these fundraisers were. With the musical talent on display here, I've got my doubts.
     Thu. 3/23/17 4:51pm Listener Robert:

I think Cecile already answered for me, thanks, Polyus. Last time like this was a few days ago when I needed to know what an upper decker was, led to trouble.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 4:51pm Cecile:

It's the most visible example, but I've seen religion tear apart families more than anything else
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 4:52pm Michael 98145:

Speaking of cults, some folks still miss Stalin, too ...
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 4:52pm βrian:

An upper decker? Wha?
     Thu. 3/23/17 4:53pm Listener Robert:

Hey, that'd be a great beauty contest: Miss Stalin!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 4:53pm Cecile:

I'm staying out of this one.
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 4:53pm Sem Chumbo:

Likewise. Huh? Upper...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 4:54pm melinda:

Robert your comment about the upper decker is the funniest thing I've read today. I learned what it was from a John Waters movie, I can see how it might lead to trouble.
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 4:54pm βrian:

Not many are missing Drumpf.
Avatar Thu. 3/23/17 4:54pm ! I X Key !:

Scientology is absolutely not a fucking religion at all in any sense of the word
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/23/17 4:55pm Carmichael:

What language is this lifespace thing? Speaking in tongues??
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 4:55pm Cecile:

A lot of religions aren't when it comes down to it. The minute a charismatic leader runs the show like it's his/her own personal Sims game is the minute it goes off the rails.
     Thu. 3/23/17 4:56pm Listener Robert:

What I didn't understand was the nature of the joke, i.e. that t was considered funny to have a notice on the toilet against them, implying that people there would do such a thing, because obviously such a notice wouldn't deter anyone nasty enough to do it. A friend had to explain that that was probably the joke on Bloomberg.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 4:56pm Cecile:

Noooooooo.
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 4:56pm geezerette:

It's fascinating how incredibly similar the music is from cult to cult. There's a weird lethargy to much of it. Creepy.
     Thu. 3/23/17 4:57pm Listener Robert:

I think I have a good sense of humor, & laugh at a lot of things, but that one went right by me until my friend Allison explained it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 4:58pm Michael 98145:

belief in the unbelievable. guess no one has ever explained to me the demarcation between religion and insanity.
Avatar Thu. 3/23/17 4:58pm MenfussMike:

I have been listening and buying contemporary music for about 40 years now. This has to be the most bizarre music program I Have ever heard.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 4:59pm Cecile:

that is saying something MM
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 4:59pm Polyus:

Yeah, I have known the upper decker to be deployed as a housewarming party prank. So be careful about who you invite over to your new pad.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/23/17 4:59pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

It's like Burroughs said about addiction: it's the certainty in the freedom from moral indecision that a lot of people like about it. Freedom from choice is what you want...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 4:59pm Cecile:

If someone did that to me, they would be dead to me.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 5:00pm Michael 98145:

we are Devo
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 5:00pm Marshall Stacks:

I prefer the teachings of the Archangel Lou:

When I put a spike into my vein
Then I tell you things aren't quite the same

When I'm rushing on my run
And I feel just like Jesus' son
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/23/17 5:01pm Carmichael:

We used to listen to the Jesus Christ Superstar soundtrack DAILY in grade school. Musically, this other stuff is not too far off.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 5:01pm Cecile:

Did this Susan Elsa have anything to do with Clare Prophet and those zanies?
Avatar Thu. 3/23/17 5:01pm ! I X Key !:

Mr Hubbard thoroughly how Scientology is a cult & not a religion. He explained how getting ethics in on the planet means destroying all religions. All of them. & Scientology isn't one of them. He made there be so much tech about how that the subject of Scientology is a religion is a trick to lure you into that cult. & then you're trapped in that criminal business that is an outer space paramilitary.
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 5:02pm geezerette:

RevRab, that phrase is quoted in a song by Fear isn't it?
Avatar Thu. 3/23/17 5:02pm ! I X Key !:

I was in that paramilitary
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 5:02pm melinda:

@Cecile: me too. Since I've only encountered the practice in the fictional setting of A Dirty Shame, where someone confessed to being a serial upper decker at a sex fetish 12- step meeting, the term always cracks me up.
     Thu. 3/23/17 5:02pm Listener Robert:

Polyus, I could see it being done as a house COOLING prank -- like if nobody you know's ever using that toilet again, because they're moving out.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 5:02pm Cecile:

Wow. That's the first time I heard that difference explained that clearly.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/23/17 5:03pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

@geez: That's Devo.
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 5:03pm Sem Chumbo:

Now I am thinking there is a growth industry in channeling the ascended spirits of musicians.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 5:04pm Cecile:

Micah, do you have any crazy Opus Dei stuff?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 5:04pm chris:

viva MoMC! awesome as always.
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 5:04pm micah:

opus dei. i donkt know if i know that one
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 5:05pm geezerette:

Thanks RevRab, great song.
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 5:05pm Devin B.:

That was great! Miss hearing you Friday mornings, Micah. Thanks!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 5:05pm Cecile:

that is the Catholic Church's secret lunatic fringe. And it's a cult.
     Thu. 3/23/17 5:06pm Listener Robert:

It was my preliminary guess as to what meant that grossed Ken out. Then I realized it was Automated Ken -- boilerplate -- because he must have a Robert button. I managed to get tossed TWICE last weekend, for 2 entirely different reasons...I have soooo many paths I blunder into.
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 5:06pm geezerette:

Micah, so glad I stumbled in.
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 5:06pm micah:

oh right right. yea i havent found anything by them
  Thu. 3/23/17 5:07pm Yvang:

I think Opus Dei is related to the Vatican
Avatar Thu. 3/23/17 5:07pm MenfussMike:

the original guitarist from The James Gang(not Joe Walsh) lost his mind and joined a cult and played for them.
     Thu. 3/23/17 5:08pm Listener Robert:

Somehow I don't see Opus Dei as the popularly recruiting type. It's probably more like RAW wrote of the Illuminati: you don't know who they are until you discover you're one.
Avatar Thu. 3/23/17 5:08pm ! I X Key !:

The Jive Aces
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 5:08pm Cecile:

Oh, not true. They do recruit.

en.wikipedia.org...
Avatar Thu. 3/23/17 5:09pm ! I X Key !:

They're the Church of Scientology's special band
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/23/17 5:09pm common:

what's up micah, all?
Avatar Thu. 3/23/17 5:09pm ! I X Key !:

They have a band
     Thu. 3/23/17 5:09pm Listener Robert:

And Opus Dei ain't gonna record nuthin'!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Thu. 3/23/17 5:10pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Didn't Peter Green stumble into some conclave in Germany - & have visions that Fleetwood Mac would become some huge insidious drug-infested successful commercial enterprise - ?? Which of course, it did...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 5:10pm melinda:

Speaking of cults, I recently saw a good documentary called The Cult of JT LeRoy. The subject is not the sort of religious cult we associate with this show, but related, sort of.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 5:10pm Cecile:

it's a cult, it just has a veneer of religiousity about it, and powerful friends.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 5:11pm Cecile:

I'm also fascinated by the whole JT Leroy thing.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 5:11pm melinda:

The bit I've read about Opus Dei sounds very culty.
Avatar Thu. 3/23/17 5:11pm ! I X Key !:

The Jive Aces aren't Scientologists; they just are the cult's bandho are totally inside of Scientology world just being a band for them & not having to be on course
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 5:13pm Cecile:

Opus Dei still takes all your money, dictates your life, and forces you to ditch family and friends. Like in most cults, women are 2nd class citizens.
     Thu. 3/23/17 5:13pm Listener Robert:

Wow, I'd no idea, Cecile, thanks! And I haven't even read more than about a chapter (while waiting to meet somebody in the library at the School for Professional Children) of "The DaVinci Code"; I read "Holy Blood, Holy Grail" years ago so figured it'd be superfluous, although he does look like a good writer.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 5:14pm Cecile:

but like say, something like Amway, the money and respectability soften the weirdness. They're just "super religious". But if you try to leave...
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 5:14pm βrian:

I think the Domino's Pizza guy was and OD member.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 5:15pm Cecile:

if he wasn't, he was sure Captain Catholic.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 5:16pm Cecile:

And gave them a ton of money.

I have no problem with selflessness, mortification, whatever. But if you can't walk away from an organization without being blackballed or worse, then you have to think hard about that.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 5:17pm Cecile:

If you are in a cult or repressive sect, you are their property.
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 5:18pm βrian:

Will Micah let us go?
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 5:19pm micah:

no
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 5:19pm Cecile:

that soprano sax player is great. how'd he get on this record?
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 5:21pm Cecile:

HOT CHOCOLATE!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 5:21pm Kat in Chicago:

Rats! I did a robot romance show for Valentine's Day and missed this track.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 5:22pm Cecile:

is it archived?
Avatar Thu. 3/23/17 5:24pm Paul D:

That Susan Elsa song gave me a laughing attack that I really needed.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 5:26pm Kat in Chicago:

@cecile I recorded it but I am really bad about posting to my Soundcloud :(
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 5:27pm Bronwyn Bishop:

hey micah and everyone :D
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 5:27pm geezerette:

Yvang, it is.

Regarding Scientology, part of the early history involves a friendship between Hubbard and Jack Parsons of JPL. They were both followers of Aleister Crowley. Incredible stuff to read about. Parson's wife was the artist Cameron who appears in Kenneth Anger's "Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome" and "Night Tide" with the young Dennis Hopper. In the Hopper film she's a kind of witch and a sort of black rabbit version of Lewis Carroll's white rabbit.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 5:31pm melinda:

I like this bed music.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 5:33pm Cecile:

NORMAN GUNSTON!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 5:34pm melinda:

Cecile you know Norman Gunston?
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 5:34pm Bronwyn Bishop:

i am an unabashed abba fan (ok, maybe a little abashed) and this is the greatest thing I've ever heard. he better do take a chance on me and gimme gimme
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 5:34pm Cecile:

yes, I lived in Australia for a year in the 70s. My parents hated him but I thought he was hilarious.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 5:35pm Cecile:

Bronwyn it's especially sweet because it was at the height of Aussie Abba-mania
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 5:37pm melinda:

I love Abba
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 5:37pm Bronwyn Bishop:

acoustic guitar is the best sound its possible to make, fight me. I'm in a paroxysm of bliss right now
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 5:37pm geezerette:

this is hilarious!
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 5:37pm Bronwyn Bishop:

no. stop singing, you're ruining my paroxysm
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 5:38pm Sem Chumbo:

Because there is no insipid like Micah insipid. Dare to be great, sir.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 5:39pm melinda:

I like the blind owl. I got the Light in the Attic reissue.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 5:40pm Polyus:

For a second I thought this was Blind Owl from Canned Heat.
Avatar Thu. 3/23/17 5:43pm Paul D:

This sounds like Suicide.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 5:49pm Michael 98145:

this has been quite an exceptional program. thank you.
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 5:49pm micah:

thanks michael
Avatar Thu. 3/23/17 5:51pm MenfussMike:

This sounds better than David Fricke
  Thu. 3/23/17 5:52pm natbot:

A truly splendid mix.
Avatar    Thu. 3/23/17 5:54pm geezerette:

Incredible show. Thanks Micah!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 5:54pm Cecile:

nice show, Micah!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 5:56pm chris:

echoing sentiments here. thanks, micah!
  Thu. 3/23/17 5:57pm Asparagus:

One of the best sets of music I've heard in ages. Profound!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 5:57pm melinda:

Thanks, Micah!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 5:58pm Michael 98145:

- like a small expander, she works in my head -
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 5:59pm Kat in Chicago:

That was lovely, Micah. Come back soon.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Thu. 3/23/17 5:59pm Cecile:

he was a character an Australian comedian did.
     Thu. 3/23/17 6:01pm Faustcan:

Thank you so much, Micah. Good luck wherever you need it
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