Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

The Signs of Yore

Fitch posted some pictures he took near the end of the last century of New York City antique signage just before they faded away to nothing. These Pictures will put you right back into The Automat or the Chock Full of Nuts and 57th & 8th. Gone are the days.

Monday, September 10, 2012

Double Super Non-Commercial Radio

... is having it's pledge drive this week.
Please call and give them a little so they can keep broadcasting tones and noise all day on Saturdays (and then me on some Sundays)

Tuesday, July 17, 2012


I'm going to start using TUMBLR as my diary page:

Check it out, keep tabs.

Monday, May 7, 2012

Rancho Thatchmo 6 May, 2012

Yesterday's Show is now posted: QUICK! LISTEN!

I Need to Speak to You, Important 0:22 Larry Clark

"Telephone Prayer" (from Dreamland: A compilation) 8:05 Joe Frank

Arbol de Diana 0:55 Susanna Sonnenberg

Monk 0:15 Miles

Phillip Roth 2:05 Sarah Sloat

A Call in the Night (excerpt) 4:22 Joe Frank

Bo Diddley 1:28 Drunk Man #2 Ghosts of Stax Past

 I Don't Like You 3:09 Bo Diddley The Chess Years - Disc 9 of 12 (Talkover)

Oh Yeah, Oh No 0:22 Add N To (X) Avant Hard

Long Summer Day 1:57 Moses "Clear Rock" Platt Deep River of Song

Pick A Bale Of Cotton 1:59 Unknown Axe Cutting Group Deep River of Song

When I Was A Little Boy 2:40 The Angelina Quartet Deep River of Song

 Western Cowboy 2:12 Percy Ridge Deep River of Song

(Talkover) Oh Yeah, Oh No 0:22 Add N To (X) Avant Hard

I Ain't Got Nobody 3:06 Emmett Miller American Music In The Beginning

 The Mountaineer's Courtship 3:13 E. Stoneman, Miss I. Frost, E. Dunford Bristol Sessions

 I Want to Marry a Lighthouse Keeper 1:04 Erika Eigen A Clockwork Orange Soundtrack

(Talkover) Oh Yeah, Oh No 0:22 Add N To (X) Avant Hard

 The Placebo Syndrome 4:24 Parliament Funkentelechy Vs. The Placebo Syndrome

True Affection 3:23 The Blow Paper Television

Sparkle Motion Bigott 2:04 This Is The Beginning Of A Beautiful Friendship Bridges And

Balloons 3:43 Joanna Newsom The Milk-Eyed Mender

(Talkover) Born Under A Bad Sign 7:38 Jimi Hendrix Blues

See Emily Play 2:54 Pink Floyd The First 3 Singles

Harmony 2:47 Elton John Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

Bong Song 3:36 Butthole Surfers

Widowermaker [10-inch E.P.] (Talkover)

Oh Yeah, Oh No 0:22 Add N To (X) Avant Hard

Titty, Give Me Some Titty 1:04 Mary McDonald Deep River of Song: Alabama

 Love Me With Your Mind 3:47 The Shams Sedusia

A Day In The Life Of Bonnie And Clyde 2:43 Mel Tormé Mel Tormé Collection

All Things are Quite Silent 3:01 Irene Trembley

(Talkover) Oh Yeah, Oh No 0:22 Add N To (X) Avant Hard

The Arizona Yodeler 2:27 The De Zurik Sisters American Yodeling 1911-1946

Tin Can Alley 0:58 Ezra Lewis Virginia & The Piedmont Deep River of Song

 Kawika 2:48 Kalama's Quartet Early Hawaiian Classics

Nakhone Prayer (Laos) 3:21 Sathoukhru Lukkhamkeow Black Mirror: Reflections In Global Musics

The Kind Of Boy You Can't Forget 2:12 The Raindrops The Brill Building Sound

 (Talkover) Oh Yeah, Oh No 0:22 Add N To (X) Avant Hard

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Monday, March 12, 2012

Dan Wasser, take two.

Photograph: Daniel Amazu Wasser

"The Box That Rocks: 30 Years of Video Music Box and the Rise of Hip Hop Music & Culture" Critics' Pick

Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts (MoCADA), Wed 11am–6pm; Thu 11am–8pm; Fri - Sun 11am–6pm. Ending: Sun May 27 11am–6pm80 Hanson Pl (at South Portland Ave)
Subway: B, D, N, Q, R, 2, 3, 4, 5 to Atlantic Ave–Pacific St; C to Lafayette St; G to Fulton StGet directions
$5, seniors and students $4, children under 12 free
This exhibit looks at the influence of Video Music Box, the groundbreaking TV show Ralph McDaniels launched in 1983 that brought hip-hop culture to a wider audience. Here you’ll see clips from the show, as well as photography, paintings and interactive art inspired by it.

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Chalkboards go to Cannes

My pal Dusty does these chalkboard animations:

and he's got to make some for Cannes as spacers on the notion of "The Other"

If anyone has something to say or read on that subject, why not leave it on his machine, in 5-60 second segments:

He's looking to get them in by this weekend.

Here is Dusty's call to arms:
'The Other' is sort of a tough concept, but once you get it the whole thing sounds very simple. It is in reference to any time you felt like and outsider, or any story dealing with anytime anyone felt outside of the 'in-group'. For example, one of the short films is about people who can't smell, which is a subset of the population that is outside the 'norm' of people who can smell. So basically it is any story about a moment when you were outside the norm or felt like an outsider, or it could also be a case when you are dealing with the outsider. Try to not say "the other" though, because it is going to be a long film and I'm sure if they hear "the other" a million times it will get pretty annoying. If you do leave a message please leave me your contact information so I can put you in the credits for the film.