Sunday, November 25, 2012

Transmission 12012

We start off in church and then take a Sunday Stroll in the Wohlman Archives with offerings from The Horace Family, P.M. Dawn, Bran Van 3000 featuring Curtis Mayfield, Gary Clark Jr., Albert Collins, Jimi Hendrix, The Raconteurs, Billy Bragg & Wilco, Elton John, Randy Newman and some live Pearl Jam!

T12012 is a 58.9mb 128k mp3 1:04:25 in length made loud to be played louder!

"God Is Going To Dry My Weeping Eyes"


*"Jesus wept." is no less moving by having the distinction of being the shortest verse in the King James Version of the Bible, as well as many other versions. You can read yourself in the Gospel of John, chapter 11, verse 35.

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Transmission 11912

As basic a need as sleep, food or water. To give it lovingly can be rapturous. To deprive someone of it is more psychologically torturous than any physical pain. Touch and be touched by Ian Astbury, The Doors, The Cars, AC/DC, Arrow, Hot Chip, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Peter Gabriel, Spirit, James Brown, LCD Soundsystem, Buzzcocks and The Tubes!

T11912 is a 59.4mb 128k mp3 1:04:54 in length made loud to be played louder!

"I need contact"


Friday, November 23, 2012

Transmission 11812

On Thanksgiving, people give thanks to God for what they have. On the following day, they lose their heads in a shopping frenzy and kick the almighty shit out of their neighbors for what they want! Take advantage of the huge savings on Steely Dan, Wild Flag, Ian Hunter, Fleetwood Mac, Gary Clark Jr., The Black Keys, Prince, The Kinks, Los Bravos, Wilco, David Bowie, The Anderson Council, Genesis, Audra Mae & The Almighty Sound, Underdogs and Medeski/Martin & Wood!

T11812 is a 66.9mb 128k mp3 1:13:09 in length made loud to be played louder!

"when Black Friday comes I'll stand down by the door, and catch all the grey men when they dive from the 14th floor"


Thursday, November 22, 2012

Transmission 11712

From the wonderfully dysfunctional RFW Family to yours - Happy Thanksgiving! Enjoy this holiday feast with John Zorn, Hoodoo Gurus, ZZ Top, Hot Chip, Donna Summer, David Byrne & St. Vincent, Wolf Parade, Diagram Brothers, Black Uhuru, Carl Stalling, Bo Carter & The Mississippi Sheiks, Frank Zappa & The Mothers and City Boy! I'm hungry, your hungry, we're all hungry - so - let's eat (and he said the word)!

T11712 is a 60.6mb 128k mp3 1:06:13 in length made deliciously to be eaten hungrily! 

"you're my Turkey Dinner"


Saturday, November 17, 2012

Transmission 11612

No, not that Solo (although he was the coolest), solo music from Keith Richards, Mick Jagger, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Robert Fripp, Daryl Hall and McDonald & Giles!

T11612 is a 59.3mb 128k mp3 1:04:50 in length made loud to be played alone!

"You Just Don't Move Me anymore"


*Robert Vaughn played the role of Napoleon Solo and was the titular "Man From U.N.C.L.E.", partner of David McCallum's Illya Kuryakin and Agent One in Sector Two of the United Network Command for Law and Enforcement in their 4 season battle against the evils of T.H.R.U.S.H. and their never-ending attempts at world-domination from 1964 to 1968. At 8 years old - I wanted to be him so bad!

Friday, November 16, 2012

Transmission 11512

To make a true comparison, one must have two or more like items! This is not the case with this collection of apples and oranges including The Apples In Stereo, The Mothers of Invention, Sreamin' Jay Hawkins and The Chemical Brothers!

T11512 is 58.6amb 128k mp3 1:04:05 in length made loud to be played louder!

"she's telling lies"


Monday, November 12, 2012

RFW Rewind

In honor of Veteran's Day and the courageous men and women that have fought in past and present wars and those that might fight in (hopefully never to come) future wars, RFW respectfully rewinds to The Apocalypse End . This is a 2007 remixed update of HAL2, which was originally posted on RFW on October 5, 2006. It is a set I have been perfecting since 1979, this now being the ultimate version.

Today's show stars The Doors, The Clash, The Stooges, The New York Dolls, Jimi Hendrix, John Lennon, Nico, Buckethead, Patrick Gleeson, Richard Beggs, Bernard L. Krause, Mickey Hart, Airto Moriera, Martin Sheen, Robert Duvall, Marlon Brando and an incredibly talented supporting cast of musicians, actors, editors and recordists.

The Apocalypse End is a 111MB 256K mp3 1:00:53 in length made loud to be played louder!

"the horror"


* The following is from the the original HAL 2 post - the words still ring true.

"Apocalypse Now" almost cost director Francis Ford Coppola his life! It gave to the world a night-fever look at the underbelly of the Vietnam War and burned phrases like "terminate with extreme prejudice" and "I love the smell of napalm in the morning" into our collective brain.

It's Original Soundtrack is one of the best examples of the marriage of music and cinema. Constructed by Coppola and his father Carmine Coppola, the use of "The End" is so effectively intertwined with the ominous sound of Patrick Gleeson's moog helicopters in the distance that it never fails to invoke chills and visions of the ravaged fields of Vietnam under heavy attack - the flames, the smoke, the sounds and Jim Morrison's dark poetry all synchronized together by them like master-magicians. Francis, I'm still stunned and amazed.

If it has been awhile or if by any chance you have never seen "Apocalypse Now", "Apocalypse Now Redux" or the equally compelling documentary by Eleanor Coppolla "Hearts Of Darkness :A Filmaker's Apocalypse", I recommend that you make it a point to do it today or soon.

Sunday, November 11, 2012

Transmission 11412

Bepo and Geeto Mongol have nothing on the Champion Tag-Team of RFW and you! Step in the musical squared-circle and take on the formidable talents of Angelo Badalamenti & David Lynch, Peter Blegvad & Andy Partridge, Otis Spann & Fleetwood Mac, Chrissie Hynde & Chris Spedding, Tortoise & Bonnie "Prince" Billy, Richard & Linda Thompson, Travis & Fripp, Diplo & Datsik, Billy Martin & John Medeski, Kasenetz & Katz, Mad Professor & Jah Shaker and Ryuichi Sakamoto & David Sylvian!

T11412 is a mb 128k mp3 1:00:00 in length made loud to be played louder!

"clean out your bin and shove it in"


Saturday, November 10, 2012

Transmission 11312

An "atinomicaly" correct Bono action figure is just one of the huge highlights of this musical diversion! Play along with Macy Gray, Stevie Wonder, Lucky Peterson, The Monkees, The Dave Pike Set, Richard Wright, U2, PIL, Jah Wobble & The Edge and one with Jah and Keith Levine, Yim Yames and George Harrison!

T11312 is a 59.1mb 128k mp3 1:04:36 in length made loud to be played louder!



*U2 Toys, as heard on the legendary KOME Blazy & Bob Show, was writtien and produced by my old friend and radio brother Jeff Blazy and featured Jeff, Pam (Strickler) Wohlman and myself as the precocious U2 obsessed kids! Those were some of the greatest years I have ever had in radio - I love you guys (and girls)!

Thursday, November 08, 2012

Transmission 11212

I am an unabashed Bond fan, ever since Sean and Ursula battled Dr. No, I have been hooked on Mr. Flemming's flawed assassin. Daniel Craig gives Mr. Connery a run for the money and leaves everyone in between behind in a cloud of Aston Martin dust . The Bond girls continue to serve as a fantasy of provocatively named faces and flesh and although not all of the chicks and flicks glitter like gold - many of the theme songs have withstood the test of time. In celebration of today's release of Skyfall - we start with a set that would make Oddjob throw his hat in the air and Jaws flash that metallic grin. Get into the 007 of it all with Moby, Jack White & Alicia Keys, Magazine and Garbage.

The action continues with a family-tree including Warsaw, Joy Division, New Order and Bad Lieutenant followed by the guitar-funk of Gary Clark Jr.,Vernon Reid and Jef Lee Johnson. We end with a lamb in Rael's clothing on a hill as performed by Genesis, Steve Hackett and Peter Gabriel.

T11212 is a 65.1mb 128k mp3 1:11:12 made loud to be shaken not stirred!

"Bond, James Bond"


Sunday, November 04, 2012

Transmission 11112

It's been awhile since I have done an all vinyl RFW Transmission - so let's tiptoe through the Archives at both 33 and 45 RPM and let the needle lead us to The Rolling Stones, Otis Redding, Muddy Waters, Foghat, Savoy Brown, Howlin' Wolf, City Boy, Michael Fennelly, David Werner, Be Bop Deluxe, A Flock Of Seagull, Duran Duran and Geils. Take this - SNAP! - CRACKLE! - POP! - WARP!

T1112 will be a 55.6mb 128k mp3 1:00:44 in length made loud to be played louder!

"don't hang around 'cause two's a crowd"


Saturday, November 03, 2012

Transmission 11012

Learning to live in harmony with Don, Phil, love, flesh and Mother Nature - mesh with The Everly Brothers, Procol Harum, Calvin Boze, Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings, The Pointer Sisters, Prince, Hot Chip, The Voltaire Brothers, Haruomi Hosono, 10cc, Faces, Jane's Addiction and Roxy Music!

T11012 is a 63.3mb 128k mp3 1:09:09 in length made loud to be played louder!

"I die each time I hear this sound"


Transmission 10912

It's OK to be late, especially in The Wohlman Archives. Don't rush with Menehan Street Band, Peter Gabriel, Uppsala, The Sufis, Lee"Scratch" Perry & ERM, The English Beat, Symphonic IV, Pheramones and Beck reworking Phllip Glass!

T10912 is a 57.8mb 128k mp3 1:03:09 in length made loud to be played louder!

"drift gently into mental illness"


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