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Archive for February, 2009

frow show, fmu-21

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Detailed playlist

1. “Superdeformed” by Matthew Sweet (from No Alternative compilation)
2. “Your Mother Should Know” – The Beat Boys (from The Beat Boys)
3. “Mexican Blues” – Pete Seeger (from Circles and Seasons)
4. “Buckeye Jim” – Judy Henske (from High Flying Bird)
5. “City of New Orleans” – Arlo Guthrie (from Together In Concert)
6. “Invocation” – Marc Ribot (from Spiritual Unity)
7. live set by John Biz
8. “You Broke My Heart”- Lavender Diamond (from You Broke My Heart EP)
9. “Bird Song” – Jerry Garcia (from Garcia)
10. “Shoulder Full of You” – Blitzen Trapper (from EP3 EP)
11. “Woodland Orchestra” – Steffan Basho-Junghans (from Late Summer Morning)
12. “Think Small” – Tall Dwarfs (from Fork Songs)
13. “The Face of Empty Me” – Christian Ward (from File Under: Male Vocal: The Golden Age of the Beat Balladeer compilation)
14. “Here I Set” – The Ronettes (from Georgia’s 2008 Hanukkah mix)
15. “She Shot A Hole In My Soul” – Clifford Curry (from Night Train to Nashville: Music City Rhythm and Blues, 1945-1970 compilation)
16. “Katie’s Been Gone” – The Band (from The Basement Tapes)
17. “What For the Stables” – King Darves (from The Sun Splits For… the Blind Swimmer)
18. “Observations” – Tristan Perich
19. “A Stone For Angus Maclise, no. 1” – Pelt (from A Stone For Angus Maclise)
20. “Mangungu” – Hector Zazou and Bony Bekaye (from Noir Et Blanc)
21. “When Doves Cry” – Prince (from Purple Rain: Live in Syracuse bootleg)
22. “Young Subjects” – Steve Gunn (from Steve Gunn)
23. “Witch’s Will” – Wilburn Burchette (from Guitar Grimoire)
24. “Wood Between Worlds” – Laura Barrett (from Victory Garden)
25. “These Few Presidents” – Why? (from Almost Live From Eli’s Room CD-R)
26. “So Long, Old Bean” – Devendra Banhart (from Smokey Rolls Down Thunder Canyon)

some recent articles.

The Notorious M.O.V.I.E., Jamal Woolard feature (Paste)
Gospel Zone, on Dylan’s gospel period (Boogie Woogie Flu)
2008 faves (WFMU’s Beware of the Blog)

Old Money – Omar Rodriguez Lopez (Paste)
At the Cat’s Cradle
– Ween (Paste)
The Atavistic Waltz – Ralph White (
Indie-Weirdo Round-Up, featuring: Bird Show, Stag Hare, DJ Olive, Yeti, v. 6, Chris Watson (
Pleasant Obsolescence, featuring: Paul Kantner and Jefferson Starship, Charles Mingus, Willie Nelson, Lou Reed, Peter Tosh (

Julian Koster at Andrew Frisciano’s Apartment, 13 December 2008 (Village Voice blog)
Neil Young at Madison Square Garden, 15 December 2008 (Village Voice blog)
Yo La Tengo at Maxwell’s, 21-22 December 2008 (Village Voice blog)
Yo La Tengo at Maxwell’s, 21-28 December 2008 (Village Voice blog)

Hollywood Foto-Rhetoric by Bob Dylan and Barry Feinstein (The Forward)
Don’t Stop Believin’: How Karaoke Changed the World and Saved My Life by Brian Raftery (San Francisco Chronicle)

Che (Paste)
Scott Walker: 30 Century Man (Village Voice blog)
Gomorrah (Paste)

BRAIN TUBA: Song of the Refreköx (
BRAIN TUBA: Ten Years, part 4 (

In print:
o Paste #50 (Neko Case cover): feature on Jamal Woolard, album reviews of Ween, movie reviews of Gomorrah, Che
o February/March Relix (The Dead cover): album reviews of Neil Young, Animal Collective, M. Ward, Ernest Stoneman, Frank Zappa; book review of San Francisco Tape Music Center: 1960s Counterculture and the Avant-Garde

frow show, fmu-20

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Detailed playlist.

1. “I Know There’s An Answer” – Sonic Youth (from Goo deluxe edition)
2. “Frow Show Theme” – MVB
3. “Goodbye” – Justin Heathcliff (from Justin Heathcliff)
4. “No Way Around That” – Yoshimi (from Hark Too! Tribute to the Hark Album by Wim T. Schippers compilation)
5. “Whether U Like It Or Not I Love U” – The Frogs (from The Frogs)
6. “I Don’t Want To Do It” – George Harrison (from Beware of Abkco demos)
7. “Putting Myself Together Again” – Lambert & Nuttycombe (from At Home)
8. “Remember” – Thelonious Monk (from Thelonious Alone in San Francisco)
9. “Shift Register” – Robert Henke (from Atom/Document)
10. “Absence of Redemption” – Chas Smith (from An Hour Out of Desert Center)
11. “Hall of Flowers (part I)” – Philip Perkins (from Hall of Flowers)
12. “Gragnana, Italy” – Steven Feld (from The Time of Bells, v. 1)
13. “Even Wild Horses, Act III, Scene 1” – Harry Partch (from Harry Partch Collection, v. 1I)
14. “Medium III” – Iancu Dumitrescu (from Medium III)
15. “Gomul Visa Um Vori” – Kria Brekkan (from Wildering 7-inch)
16. “Rothko Chapel” – Morton Feldman (from Rothko Chapel/Why Patterns?)
17. “Quiet Morning” – Chihei Hatakeyama (from Dedication)
18. “This Time Tomorrow” – The Kinks (from Lola Vs. the Powerman and the Money-Go-Round, Part One)
19. “It Seems Like Nothing’s Gonna Come My Way Today” – The Outsiders (from CQ)
20. “Seastones (Original February 1975 version)” – Ned Lagin (from Seastones reissue)
21. “Prarie Ghost” – Meredith Monk (from Songs From the Hill/Tablet)
22. “Diane Dean” – Heart (from Best of the Night Air, v. 1)
23. “Upon Composition” – Ron Geesin (from As He Stands)
24. “Gotcha” – Bobby Hutcherson (from Solo/Quartet)
25. “Restin” – Jason Moran (from Same Mother)
26. “Hey, That’s No Way To Say Goodbye” – Leonard Cohen (from Songs of Leonard Cohen)
27. “I’ll Fly Away” – Johnny Cash (from My Mother’s Hymnbook)
28. “Maria Bethania” – Caetano Veloso (from Caetano Veloso (1971))

frow show, fmu-19

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Detailed playlist

1. “My World Fell Down” – Saggitarius (from Present Tense)
2. “Frow Show Theme” – MVB
3. “Ted Fucking Williams” – The Baseball Project (from Vol. 1: Frozen Ropes and Dying Quails)
4. “Rod Poole’s Gradual Ascent To Heaven” – Nels Cline (from Coward)
5. “I’m A Believer” – Robert Wyatt (from Solar Flares Burn For You anthology)
6. “Lumpy Gravy” (original orchestral edit) – Frank Zappa (from Lumpy Money box set)
7. “Mean Old World” – Sam Cooke
8. “Amime” – Eddie Marcon (from Shining on Graveposts)
9. “Streets of Laredo” – Michael Hurley (from The Ancestral Swamp)
10. “Kalemba (Wegue Wegue)” – Buraka Som Sistema feat. Pongolove (from Black Diamond)
11. “Cheyla ya Haiuune” – Group Doueh (from Guitar Music of the Western Sahara)
12. “Green Vines” – Bird Show (from Bird Show)
13. “Feel the Drip” – Black Moth Super Rainbow (from Don’t You Want To Be In A Cult? 12-inch)
14. “River Mara at Dawn, Massai Mara, Kenya” – Chris Watson (from Stepping Into the Dark)
15. “Cosmogenesis” (excerpt) – Ela Lamblin (from Orbitones, Spoon Harps, and Bellowphones compilation)
16. “Ghost” (Birchville Cat Motel remix) – Pyramids
17. “Do You Like Worms? (Do You Dig Worms?)” – Olivia Tremor Control (from Smiling Pets compilation)
18. “Metastasis” – Iannis Xenakis (from Metastasis Pithoprakta Eonta)
19. “Can I Sleep In Your Arms” – Phospherescent (from To Willie)
20. “Everything’s Big” – Here We Go Magic (from Here We Go Magic)
21. “Hard Times Wondering” – Euros Childs (from The Miracle Inn)
22. “Gentle Hour” – Yo La Tengo (from Dark Was the Night compilation)
23. “Lazybones” – Soul Coughing (from Irresistable Bliss)
24. “Wait For You” – The Mountain Goats (from Babylon Springs EP)
25. “Going, Going, Gone” – Legion of Mary (from Garcia Sings Dylan anthology bonus disc)