Don-O's Hour Of Crap
(a tad over) an hour of god knows what
Episode 18: Happy Holidays From The Credibility Gap (repost)
December 25, 2014 11:02 AM PST
You heard me talk about the 70's comedy group that featured Harry Shearer, Richard Beebe, David L. Lander and Michael McKean and how it led to stuff like Spinal Tap and half of The Simpsons (blame Shearer for that) before.
Anyways, the group did manage to do a couple of holiday tracks during it brief time on the planet and since New Years Eve is around the corner, you can now hear what they did to the Pasadena Rose Parade.
Happy damned 2015,
December 01, 2014 08:58 PM PST
This is part one of a old Christmas mix-tape I use to scare many friends with. Using a old National Lampoon Radio Hour as a frame work, I filled in the blanks with some questionable "stuff" by John Waters, The Ghastly Trio and a news story about dueling Santa Claus-es.
This repeat comes with a shout out to the Jingle Bell Rock documentary (http://jinglebellrocks.vhx.tv/).
Enjoy the madness,
September 30, 2014 08:06 PM PDT
Welcome to the 90’s and into the world of mix-tapes. Yup, we’re going mix tape again, only this time with pieces of a series of tapes called Non-Stop Weird put together by T. C. Costulis, who once did a zine called Wax Museum and hosted a radio show in Northern California. It’s generally found-sound/collage stuff by the likes of Monopause, Dead Airwaves, Born Again and a handful of T. C.’s own works.
Not much else to go on from here other than pressing the play button and getting past my short babbling about it on the show. A shout out to Bob Nelson for making copies of these tapes for me. It’s a real blast.
….and thanks, T. C. for the really sick sounds!...wherever you are!
August 13, 2014 08:59 PM PDT
Another year and another round of “assness”; random whatevers and leftovers to kill some time and space. Some Xanadu-ness I couldn’t squeeze into the last Xanadu show, a dash of Burt-ness that didn’t find its way into the one hour Bacharach format, some new and old Exotica that didn’t fill up a show and so on.
Artists you’ll hear from will be Ding Dong Devils, Patton Oswalt, The Residents, Mr. Ho Orchestrotica, Spike Jones Jr., The Bran Flakes, some rare Credibility Gap and more!
Good luck with this one….again,
WEB SITE O’ INTEREST: http://taylorjessen.blogspot.com/2014/06/michael-mckean-knac-fm-long-beach-guest.html http://musicformaniacs.blogspot.com/2014/01/totally-nude-exotica_6.html http://orchestrotica.com/ http://www.cdbaby.com/Artist/DingDongDevilsEpisode 35: SNUGGLES!
July 09, 2014 01:03 PM PDT
Well, as if the 90’s nostalgia was getting bad enough, now that Casey Kasem has left the building, the smoldering residue of Negativland’s infamous 1991 ‘U2’ single is smelling things up again as the band has released a zip file of the multi-tracks of the single for fans to re-re-do in honor of Kasem and what’s left of copyrights: http://www.mediafire.com/download/x7hjlbc77djjcja/Negativland_U2_multitrack_master_.zip
Squeezed in this 85 minute audio-sorta-documentary is Casey’s un-outtake of his original dedication, Mark Hosler giving a lecture about episode, a recording of the first public performance of the ‘U2’ piece (from 1989, from the ‘These Guys Are From England’ CD), Crosley Bendix talking about the copyright laws, a testimony by Rev. Ivan Stang, and more. Oh, and a bit of brooding foreshadowing from a Don Joyce NPR interview from 1988!
For the longer version, check out National Cynical Network’s show on this similar topic, ‘NegatiVariations and Whatnot’ at http://www.mixcloud.com/pnarco/ncn-negativariations-and-whatnot/ . You’ll be more sick of this ‘U2/Snuggles’ shtick than NegBoys themselves.
Happy damned listening,
WEB SITE O’ INTEREST: www.negativland.com (of course), http://snuggles.sensoryresearch.net/projects/fu2/, https://www.behance.net/gallery/7901221/Eat-Snuggles-ShitEpisode 34: xanadu Xanadu! XANADU!!! (revisited) Part 2
June 07, 2014 11:03 AM PDT
We pick up the pieces left behind from episode 30 and jam more Xanadu-nuttiness down yer throat. We hit on the international Xanadu parade with the likes of artists I can’t pronounce like Hiromi Iwasaki, Beatriz Luengo & Yaima, Botones, Flamingo Kvintetten, Ingmar Nordstroms and Sammi Cheng.
After another section of rockin’ out Xanadu style, we hear from the only band that where brave enough to do the entire soundtrack, the Brazilian band La Sound! Can you REALLY dig it!?
….and until somebody smuggles us some outtakes and unreleased rare stash, I’m afraid this will be the last Xanadu themed show for a long while!….for good or ill.
Enjoy this while you can, fanboys and fangirls!
PS: the ‘cover’ for this show was created and drawn by Dale Cuthbertson. One fine artist, a big fan and one hell of a guy!! Thanks, Dale!
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