Saturday, April 30, 2011


Transmission 4811

After many hours of post-meltdown work on HAL - the music brain of RFW, we embark on a 2011 sound odyessy featuring Explosions In The Sky, John Klemmer, Skeletons, Mari Elliot, X-Ray Specs, Poly Styrene, Adam & The Ants, Achim Riechel, The Fall, Mike Patton, Serge Gainsbourge, Son Lux and Snowman.

T4811 is a 59mb 128k mp3 1:04:28 in length made loud to be played louder.

"he's a Germ Free Adolecent"

RFW


* I was saddened by the news that the unique and wonderful Poly Styrene lost her battle against cancer. I fondly remember the rush I got from playing those early X-Ray Specs singles back in 1978!

Sunday, April 24, 2011


Transmission 4711

There is no mixed message when DJ JC gets behind the controls. Enjoy Easter Sunday offerings from Exile, David Byrne & Brian Eno, Voices Of Conquest, Gospel Soul Revivals, Bill Lee, Skip James, Jeremy Spencer, Delaney & Bonnie & Friends, Smith Jubilee Singers, Primal Scream, Billy Preston, Gavin Bryars featuring Tom Waits, Porcupine Tree and Holger Czukay!

T4711 is a 59.6mb 128k mp3 1:05:11 in length made loud to be played louder!

"he's everywhere"

RFW

Saturday, April 23, 2011


Transmission 4611

You've got to get down before you can go up, so our day-before Easter session  gets hot with the hellish sounds of Lee Fields & The Devils Personal Band, Blitzen Trapper, James Brown, Lonnie Johnson, Curtis Mayfield, James Chance, Yoko One remixed by Peter Rauhofer, Roky Erickson & The Aliens, Jimmy Page, Anton Lavey and Neil Merryweather & The Space Rangers.

T4611 is a 57.7mb 128k mp3 1:03:06 in length made loud to be played louder!

"the devil's got ninety-thousand women, he just needs one more"

RFW


Friday, April 22, 2011


Transmission 4511

High on the list of the most covered songwriters in the history of music, Bob Dylan is interpreted by Manfred Mann's Earth Band, Robin Hitchcock, Toots Hibbert, The Jamie Saft Trio, Bryan Ferry, Ministry, Jeff Beck Group, Jef Lee Johnson and Jimi Hendrix!

T4511 is a 57.7mb 128k mp3 1:03:04 in length made loud to be played louder!

"when you got nothing, you got nothing to lose"

RFW


Sunday, April 17, 2011


Transmission 4411

Today's exercise in Spontaneous Music Reaction leads us to Method Of Defiance, The Lafayette Afro Rock Band, Chocolate Genius, Buddy Miller, Robert Plant, Alison Krauss & Union Station, Grand Funk Railroad, The Who, Drive-By Truckers and The Police!

T4411 is a 58.3mb 128k mp3 1:03:43 in length made loud to be played louder!

"if you let them do it to you, you've got yourself to blame"

RFW



Saturday, April 16, 2011


Transmission 4311

Break the shackles that bind you with music from Tears For Fears, The Human League, Secret Machines, Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding, Marvin Gaye, Prince, The Dirtbombs, Johnny Burnette Trio, B.B. King, U Roy & Prince Jazzbo, The Cookies, Marmalade, D. R. Hooker and Fleetwood Mac!

T4311 is a 58.6mb 128k mp3 1:04:06 in length made loud to be played louder!

"I found out I'm just a link in your chain"

RFW

* Today's music was inspired by Harley,  a 48" x 48" oil painting created by DeS Rispoli, a Massachusetts born artist who now resides in Florida. Not only is she talented and beautiful, she's my sister! It gives me great pleasure to collaborate with such a special creative force! Visit her gallery today to see more of her work. You're bound to be impressed!



Friday, April 15, 2011


Transmission 4211

This RFW Sonic Sound Exploration Suite incorporates audio imagery from Underworld, Chinese Man, Gang Gang Dance, David Lynch remixed by Tom Hopkins, Grouper, Amon Tobin, Panda Bear, Battles featuring Gary Numan and The Polish Ambassador!

T4211 is a 54.1mb 128k mp3 59:07 in length made loud to be played louder (headphones are highly recommended)!

"I Know"

RFW


Sunday, April 10, 2011


Transmission 4111

One musical door leads to another. Crack open your mind and jam with Mother Superior, Dwight Twilley, The Beatles, John Cale, Motorpycho, James Blood Ulmer/Bill Laswell/Ronald Shannon Jackson and Eric Burdon & The Brian Auger Band!

T4111 is a 58.2mb 128k mp3 1:03:38 in length made loud to be played louder!

"the man in the crowd with the multi-colored mirrors on his hob-nail boots"

RFW



Saturday, April 09, 2011


Transmission 4011

Mrs. Ross: [upset] "How could you?" Dr Doug Ross: "This is Mrs. Bencours, one of my patients. She thinks she's a sheep". Get caught counting with the assistance of We're Late For Class, Harvestman, Mondo Diao, Blue Oyster Cult, SRC, Quartermass, Elephant's Memory, Julian Cope's Black Sheep, Fred Frith & Skeleton Crew, Atsushi Tsuyama and Pink Floyd! Just don't look into their eyes!

T4011 is a 58.8mb 128k mp3 1:04:18 in length made loud to be played louder!

"things are not what they seem"

RFW

*The picture above is Gene Wilder as Dr. Doug Ross and the subject of his affection, Betsy the Armenian sheep, from Woody Allen's "Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Sex But Was Afraid To Ask".

** Today's Transmission is dedictaed to Major Don West and sheep enthusiasts everwhere!

*** Visit a fine sample of higher musical education at We're Late For Class!


Friday, April 08, 2011


Transmission 3911

Step on it and hear the now-sounds of John Foxx & The Math, Thomas Dolby, Neil Young, Young-Holt Unlimited, Ocean Colour Scene, Audio Active, Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen, Baron Lee & The Blue Rhythm Band, Pinetop Perkins, Muddy Waters, The Allman Brothers Band, Fleet Foxes, Alabama 3 and Robbie Robertson.

T3911 is a 58.4mb 128k mp3 1:03:48 in length made loud to be played louder!

"now listen to the difference when you push that Vox Wah Wah Pedddle down"

RFW


* The 12' of Thomas Dolby's Hyperactive is the Heavy Breather Subversive Mix (not Heavy Brother as I announced - sorry Tom!)

Sunday, April 03, 2011


Transmission 3811

"By The Seat Of Your Pants" - to react using your intuition, knowledge and experience rather than planning and preparation. This exercise in improvisation delivers selections from Japan, Steely Dan, Pete Townshend, North Mississippi All-Stars, Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Eric Clapton, Sting & Jeff Beck, J.B. Lenoir, Dr. John and Humble Pie.

T3811 is a 59.6mb 128k mp3 1:05:11 in length made loud to be played louder!

"I-I-I can make you stutter"

RFW



Saturday, April 02, 2011


Transmission 3711

It's a groovy dance party with swinging sounds from The Mamas & The Papas, The Small Faces with P.P. Arnold, The Mindbenders, Harlow Wilcox and The Oakies, The Fraternal Order Of The All, Southwest F.O.B., Osaka Monaurail, Ohio Express, Fluke, Burning Spear, The Clash, The Hook, The Kinks, Ashley St. Ives, The New Colony Six, Cult Hero and Tac Poum Systeme. Oh yea!

T3711 is a 60.02mb 128k mp3 1:05:51 in length made loud to be played louder!

"I'd like to strap you on sometime"

RFW




Friday, April 01, 2011


Transmission 3611

Get wild with Suzi Quatro, Kim Fowley, The Runaways, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts and Tommy James & The Shondells. Workup a sweat because of Alice Cooper, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Thin Lizzy and James Brown. Visit New Orleans courtesy of Led Zeppelin, Fats Domino, Jeff Beck with Gary U.S. Bonds, Johnny Horton and The Meters and end with a 5 song blast of Ramones. Pure RFW!

T3611 is a 59.3mb 128k mp3 1:04:48 in length made loud to be played louder!

"awwwwwww"

RFW


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