Sunday, February 24, 2013

Transmission 1613

Let the music of Bill Nelson, Omar Rodriguez Lopez & Damo Suzuki, Steven Wilson and Brave New World take you where your mind will travel.

T1613 is a 58.7mb 128k mp3 1:04:08 in length made loud to be played louder!

"please, come to me"


Saturday, February 23, 2013

Transmission 1513

A loving remembrance of a true original was inspired by the passing of Kevin Ayers - a great loss to both rock and roll. The remainder of the show is padded with kooky musings from David Bowie, The Kooks and The Hold Steady and a heartbreaking break-up set containing Dear John/Joan odes by Bobby Womack, Rilo Kiley and Ryan Admas. And in the end - a difference of world views involving Rhinoceros, Boyd Rice and Socrates Drank The Conium!

T1513 is a 59.5mb 128k mp3 1:05:01 in length made loud to be played louder!

"watch out for Dr. Dream"


*The life and music of Kevin Ayers is reviewed by Mojo with words about and sights and sounds of the original Soft Machine member turned cult-hero.

Friday, February 22, 2013

Transmission 1413

Annoy the neighbors, test the true ability of your speakers and feel the noise of a few of my favorite new things from Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Jim James, Prince, Atoms For Peace, Puscifer, Naked Lunch, Jacco Gardner, Elephant Stone, U.K. Subs, The Bronx, Gibby Hanes & Jack White, Primal Scream, My Bloody Valentine and Tomahawk!

T1413 is a 63.3mb 128k mp3 1:09:11 in length made loud to be played louder!

"she used to say 'all those good people down on Jubilee Street, they ought to practise what they preach' "


Sunday, February 17, 2013

Transmission 1313

An Exodus into the classic '71 release Sticky Fingers with inspiration provided by John Zorn, Bob Marley retranslated by Bill Laswell, Lee "Scratch" Perry, Sly & The Revolutionaries, Little Richard, Carla Olsen & Mick Taylor, Leon Russell, The Rolling Stones, Aerosmith, Aloe Blacc & Joel Van Diijk, PYG, Marianne Faithful, Anthony Joseph & The Spasm Band and Turin Brakes!

T1313 is a 82mb 128k mp3 1:29:41 in length made loud to be played louder!

"the embers keep glowing, long after the fire"


*For more Glimmer Twin debauchery, I highly recommend that you to seek out Sticky Soul Fingers - A Rolling Stones Tribute released by Mojo Magazine in 2012 and Stoned lovingly offered in 2007 by the same most-excellent rock and roll rag!

** The pictures are of the must-have Dreams of Freedon ambient translations of Bob Marley in Dub by Bill Laswell; 1971 Spanish release of Sticky Fingers and a Stones promo poster featuring strategic placement of the legendary original Warhol cover creation!

Saturday, February 16, 2013

Transmission 1213

Words by William Shakespeare and music from Spooky Tooth, Wah Wah Watson, Audio Active, Harry Nilsson, King Crimson, Jimmy Cliff, The Buckinghams, Sagittarius, The Third Rail, UFO, Scorpions and Klaus Schulze!

T1213 is a 67.1mb 128k mp3 1:13:21 in length made loud to be played louder!

"serviceable villain"


*The end of the controlled cacophony found on the original Beatles version of I Am The Walrus featured an excerpt from Shakespeare's King Lear which was added to the mono mix of the song directly from an AM radio that John Lennon was scanning in the studio. The broadcast that was used was from the BBC Third Programme, begins at Act IV, Scene VI, line 224 and ends with the disguised Edgar talking to his estranged and maliciously blinded father, the Earl of Gloucester after he kills Oswald, the Steward of Goneril. The Earl asks "What, is he dead?" and Edgar replies "Sit ye down, father, rest you."

**The illustration is from The Plays of William Shakespeare. The Tragedies. Illustrator: H. C. Selous. London: Cassell and Company, c. 1830.

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Transmission 1113

Let's take Valentines Day back to the basics. The first romantic step that is so important, so telling and so sexy when done well. Just close your eyes, lick your lips and get ready for a slow, deep, soft, wet one courtesy of The Magnetic Fields, Senor Coconut and his Orchestra, Yoko Ono featuring Peaches, The Meters, Syl Johnson, John Foxx & Louis Gordon, Sparks, Peter Gabriel, The Crystals, The Everly Brothers, Elvis Presley, The Shangri-Las, New York Dolls, Sonic Youth, Generation X and The J. Geils Band!

T1113 is a 61.4mb 128k mp3 1:07:08 in length made loud to be played louder!

"you've got Kissabilty"


* The movie/tv excerpts include great smooching moments from Bull Durham, When Harry Met Sally, Star Trek and Dog Day Afternoon.

** Since the Star Trek clip was sans dialogue, here is the hilarious visual - notice a Young Lady GaGa as the alien and the realistic pugilistic climax!

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Transmission 1013

Get slipped a musical mickey laced with only the freshest Follakzoid, Can, Pink Floyd, Tame Impala, The Residents, Death In Vegas, 10cc, Joe Satriani, John Zorn, Horace Andy and Jah Wobble!

T1013 is a 57.1mb 128k mp3 1:02:25 in length made loud to be played louder!

"I can hear the train whistle Outside My Door"


*The complete title of the song played by the most excellent Tame Impala was "Nothing That Has Happenned So Far Has Been Anything We Could Control" from "Lonerism" released in 2012.

Saturday, February 09, 2013

Transmission 913

This musical illustration of a basic battle of good versus evil pits the men and women in black against those in blue with help from Junior Murvin, The Clash, Larry Wallis, Cheap Trick, The Police, Radiohead, Frank Zappa & The Mothers of Invention, Hot Chip, INXS, Ulver, Solidad Brothers, Kasabian, The Jam and Cher!

T913 is a 57.4mb 128k mp3 1:02:47 in length made loud to be played louder!

"fighting the nation with their guns and ammunition"


Friday, February 08, 2013

Transmission 813

In preparation of the major blizzard making it's way to New England, we check our emergency supply list - food, water, batteries, candles and most importantly the RFW Storm show featuring Annabell Lamb, Black Mountain, Deep Purple, REO Speedwagon, The Allman Brothers Band, The Rolling Stones, Billie Holiday, Horace Andy & Alpha, Kraak & Smack, The Left Banke, The Standells, Mac Rebennack, Bob Dylan and Jimi Hendrix!

T813 is a 66.1mb 128k mp3 1:12:14 in length made loud to be played louder!

" 'come in', she said, 'I'll give you Shelter From The Storm' "


Sunday, February 03, 2013

Transmission 713

Two of the many minds of RFW are exposed with beatific beauties from Caberet Voltaire, Massive Attack, Freaky Chakra, Nine Inch Nails and Ryuichi Sakamoto; followed by a funkafied finale of Robert Ward, Third Rail, Stevie Wonder and Bernie Worrell!

T713 is a 53.7mb 128k mp3 58:45 in length made loud to be played louder!

"Don't Piss Me Off"


Saturday, February 02, 2013

Transmission 613

Art or a mess - or messy art? This creation is a hot-sticky affair that melts with Sagittarius, The Beach Boys, The Beatles, Paul McCartney, Buddy Holly, Brother Fox & The Tar Baby, Wanda Jackson, Pink Floyd featuring Steve Marriott's dog Seamus, Robert Plant, AC-DC, Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen, Macy Gray, Bryan Ferry, Alejandro Escovedo, Whiskytown, Buick MacKane, Grand Funk, more music from Mr. Floyd (this time live from behind The Wall), U2, The Who, Tommy Bolin, Ike & Tina Turner, Bob Seeger & The Silver Bullet Band, Jeff Beck, Muddy Waters, The Rolling Stones and Foghat.

T613 is a 2-Part 128k mp3 made loud to be played louder!

Part 1 is 63.1mb and 1:07:19 in length.

Part 2 is 61.7mb and 1:04:07 in length.

"dress yourself to kill"


* Part 2 is a collaboration with my closest and most trusted friend in the world, Vincent Morretti. We have known each other since we were 13, were roommates, are Godfathers to each other's children and have hundreds of stories that would have you laughing until you cry. Vincent - you have helped me this past year more than you will ever know - it's good to be back with you, my brother. This show is dedicated to you!

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