Sunday, June 12, 2011

Freestailo #2 - June 12th

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Hello beautiful wonderful listeners!

I didn't have any particular ideas for today's show before I got to the studio, but I really liked what it morphed into. Aaron had a request that I play the "Science and Sea" CDs before he left, so that really helped me start of a good set after the DeadMau5 fiasco at the end of his set.

I decided to try quite a bit more layering today, starting right off with the first few albums. I also experimented with using the same album to layer throughout (The New York Pro Musica madrigal vinyl) to create a bit of continuity, so if you hear strange classical music in the backdrop of ANYTHING, it's that. I've also been wanting to play the William S. Burroughs "Naked Lunch" excerpt CD from the Spoken Word section of the library, so I set aside a good 30-minute chunk for that, and layered it with wolves and Koji Asano music. But anyway, here's the list.

Playlist [Artist: Title - Album]:
  1. Janelle Monae: Violet Stars Happy Hunting!!! - Metropolis (The Chase Suite)
  2. Otis Clay: Hard Working Woman - Soul Man: Live in Japan 
  3. Science and the Sea: Seal Talk/Mother Lagoon/Bioremediation - Science and the Sea
  4. Time Berne: Shirley's Song - Songs and Rituals in Real Time
  5. Calexico: Letter to Bowie Knife - Garden Ruin
  6. Edith Piaf: Non, je ne regrette rien - The Very Best of Edith Piaf
  7. The Budos Band: Black Venom - The Budos Band
  8. Deltron: Virus - 3030
  9. The Rogers Sisters: Five Months - Three Fingers
  10. Frank Zappa: Cocaine Decisions - The Man From Utopia
  11. Tom Waits: Alice - Alice
  12. Magic Heart Genies: Royal Caravan - Heartifact
  13. Vampyros Lesbos: The Lions and the Cucumber - Vampyros Lesbos
  14. Aids Wolf: Ch Ch Ch Chatter - Cities of Glass
  15. Bohannon: Let's Start the Dance - Summertime Groove
  16. Ellen Weller: Unfinished Business - Spirits Dreams and Improvisations
  17. New York Pro Musica: many songs - Medieval Court and Countryside
  18. Julie London: Cry Me A River - V for Vendetta Soundtrack
  19. Cat Power: I Found A Reason - V for Vendetta
  20. Michael Jackson: Workin' Day and Night - Off the Wall
  21. Paul Wing and James Stewart: Winnie the Pooh and Eeyore - Little Engine that Could and Winnie the Pooh Stories
  22. Walter Carlos: Title Music from A Clockwork Orange - A Clockwork Orange Soundtrack
  23. Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver: Sweetheart You Done Me Wrong - The News is Out!
  24. Tetuzi Akiyama: Fireside - Pre-Existence
  25. Guy Davis: If You Love Somebody - You Don't Know My Mind
  26. School House Rock: Adjectives - Grammar House Rock
  27. Marvin Gaye: Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler) - What's Going On
  28. William S. Burroughs: Naked Lunch Excerpt - Naked Lunch
  29. Wolves: The Language and Music of the Wolves - The Language and Music of the Wolves
  30. Koji Asano: Rabbit Room Reservation Center I and III - Rabbit Reservation Center
  31. The Martian Entropy Band: Cheese Frontier - Peace, Cheese, and Good Person
  32. Sarah Vaughn: Say You'll Wait For Me - Favorites
  33. Gary Wilson: Loneliness - You Think You Really Know Me
  34. Tamara Obrovac: Tuca' La Louna - Women of the World Acoustic
  35. The Kingsway Symphony Orchestra: Anvil Chorus (Il Trovatore) - Verdi Spectacular
  36. Fats Waller: Deep River - Fine Arabian Stuff
  37. The Budos Band: Nature's Wrath - The Budo's Band III
  38. Tosca Tango Orchestra: Mi Otra MItad de Naranja - Waking LIfe Soundtrack
  1.  Naked Lunch layering segment: Like I said, I really enjoyed being able to play that, and that was a nice find to get the wolf sound effects, because I think it added a lot more to the meaning of the text.
  2.  Playing the madrigal vinyl backwards with Winnie the Pooh: I had a lot of fun doing that layering can make kids' stories/albums way scarier
  3. The Budos Band stuff: I have nothing specific about this, I just really liked their stuff.
  4. The Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver vinyl: I accidentally played that as a 45 instead of a 35, so it played QUITE a bit faster. Although I didn't mean to, I think I liked it a lot more. 
  1. The layering underneath Winnie the Pooh: I think I could have done a better job balancing the sound between the two vinyls, and I think I could have also picked a better-suited vinyl for that purpose.
  2. Not layering the Akiyama song: I loved the Tetuzi Akiyama song, but I think that could have been a GREAT opportunity for layering that I sort of missed out on. It was SO sparse that it almost made me uncomfortable, but at the time I was also cuing a few other things, so I was distracted.
  3. The Gary Wilson song: Not exactly what I thought it would be. I meant to have a chill but positive feeling going out of the set, and it sort of took a turn with that. 
Once again, I really hope you enjoyed the show, and stay tuned for more!

1 comment:

  1. Ah,....Marvin Gaye. Hope Liz saw "Cry me a River"