RC 270: Pop Is Dead #5 – Moneygoround

Fifth instalment of the Pop Is Dead series, all about the dirty, dirty cash in the music industry, with occasional interruptions from Steve Albini and The Story of Pop. The finale will be next week.

Get the money, Mr. Potato, Get the money, Pay the Eskimo… (163Mb, 2:02)

  • Doxa Sinistra – Call Now!
  • The Kinks – The Moneygoround
  • DJ Drama & Dead Prez – The Game Is A Battlefield
  • Dead Kennedys – Pull My Strings
  • Consolidated – Industry Corporate
  • Futuristic Sex Robots – Fuck The MPAA
  • Strange Parcels – Disconnection
  • Semi-Not – Disco Communist
  • Dan Bull – Home Taping Is Killing Music
  • Black Sweden – Ain’t Talking About Love / Money Money Money
  • The Pop Group – We Are All Prostitutes
  • Nick Lowe – Music for Money
  • Dead Prez – W-4
  • Dan Le Sac vs Scroobius Pip – Thou Shalt Always Kill (Sibot Remix)
  • Bono talking about Negativland U2 case
  • TC – Where’s My Money (Clipz Remix)
  • Ini Kamoze – Pirate
  • Negativland – Please Don’t Sue Us
  • Kiki & Herb – The Revolution Medley: The Revolution Will Not Be Televised/Lose Yourself/Once In A Lifetime
  • Goran Bregovic – Get the Money (by Iggy Pop)
  • National Lampoon – Won’t You Buy My Record (Dr John Parody)
  • Nina Simone – What Have They Done To My Song Ma? (Previously Unreleased)
  • TV Themes – Basil Brush In The Studio
  • Phil Ochs – Chord of Fame
  • Pet Shop Boys – Your Early Stuff
  • Negativland – Keep Your Evenings Free
  • Culturcide – Color My World with Pigs
  • The Frogs – I Only Play for Money

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(Money image from StockMonkeys.com, Creative Commons Attribution Generic)

RC 269: Ex-Rated (Aural pOddities #5 / Odds and Sods #17)

X-rated, Not Safe For Work, Explicit, Call 0898 269 269 269 for Sexy Housewife Secrets involving Brillo Pads, Soda Crystals and Saucepans That Need A Really Good Scrubbing And Don’t Forget To Rinse After.

269 dudes! A naughty Radio Clash as messy mashup of an Aural pOddities show and an Odds & Sods show and with rather quaint X-rated, explicit, cheeky or funny sex records from days gone by, a random selection of current tunes that didn’t make it into other shows.

And why is John Grant on the cover of that old Audio Stag record? And isn’t he queer? :-P X-rated Beard Fondle!

Children Advisory: Explicit Lyrics About What Your Parents Actually Get Up To (2:28, 187Mb)

  • Mel Blanc – Porky Pig
  • The 2 Bears – Get Out
  • The Sugarhill Gang – 8th Wonder
  • Stevie Nicks – Smiling At You (Young Edits Going Home Version)
  • Busy Signal – Everybody Move
  • AFX – spectrum 48k beats1q
  • Suzi Quatro – Breaking Dishes
  • Clark (LFO) – Christo
  • Hi Fashion – I’m Not Madonna
  • Large Joints – What Have You Done Lately?
  • The Space Lady – I Had Too Much To Dream (Last Night)
  • Xaviera Hollander – My attitude to sex
  • Shawn Lee’s Ping Pong Orchestra – Sexy Beast
  • Snatch And The Poontangs – Two Time Slim
  • Alan Melville – There Are No Fairies At The Bottom of My Garden
  • Unknown – Scotch Mist
  • Emergency Broadcast Network – Sexual Orientation
  • Unknown – The Lustful Sexlife Of A Perverted Nympho Housewife
  • Sesso Matto (Armando Trovaioli) – Sesso Matto (Original Soundtrack Version)
  • Marlene Dietrich – The Boys In The Backroom
  • Byrd E. Bath – London Derrierre
  • Celebrities At Their Worst – Elton John
  • Frankie Howerd & June Whitfield – Up Je T’aime
  • Psychic TV – Je t’aime
  • The Ukulele Orchestra Of Great Britain – Je T’aime
  • Sven Väth feat Miss Kittin – Je Taime… Moi Non Plus
  • Bonnie Purden – The Most Beautiful Girl In The World
  • Chinga Chavin – Cum Stains On The Pillow
  • Ellis D – Just Like A Queen (Share The Throne Mix)
  • Cherrelle – I Didn’t Mean To Turn You On
  • Jackie Wilson & La Vern Baker – Think Twice (Version X)
  • Rageous Projecting Kevin Aviance – Cunty (The Feeling) (Party Mix)
  • Morgan Fisher – British Standard Unit – D’ya Think I’m Sexy (single version)
  • Cuban Boys – All Girls Have A Volvo (original mix)
  • The Beepers – Love Trap
  • Annette Hanshaw – I Want to Be Bad
  • Bubba – I’d Rather Swish Than Fight
  • Celebrities At Their Worst – Barbra Streisand
  • Doxa Sinistra – The Other Stranger
  • The Space Lady – Domine Libre Nos/Showdown
  • Daftside – Within 2
  • Aphex Twin – Rhubarb Orc 19.53 NOT REV
  • Mel Blanc – Mel Blanc

Bars & Pipes & Dub & Happy

My Portastudio arrived, so been digging out old tapes and converting old files. Here’s two tunes I wrote circa 93 or 94 on Bars & Pipes on my Amiga…I suspect I have these on 8 track tape somewhere but here are the re-MIDI’d versions from ‘Reality Engine’.

The first track I originally recorded in the studio at University- hence the Juno part – how I loved the Roland Juno 2, best. synth. ever. Given a 2014 shine in more what I was aiming at – I was listening to a lot of Sabres of Paradise, Aphex SAW and the like, I think some of that comes through…

Next is a strangely happy track, a hybrid of Happy Shopper supermarket ice-rink strings which I loved, hiphop and a sort of Aphex thing going on. It was weird being at art school, I’d do these deep heavy arty distorted tracks at home, then goto the studio and this would come out and I’d be appalled…

I’m going to digitise and remix more of my old 4-track tapes, so expect more from the archives! You might not hear the singing stuff, though….*blush*

RC 268: 16-bit Show Part 2 – Amiga Dreams

Second part of the 16-bit show and it’s Amiga time, with tunes from various demos, Amiga games, tracker tunes new and old, Amiga Remixes and more 8-bit and 16-bit arcade tunes, even taking us to the modern retro-futurist day with music from Legowelt, Actress, and games such as Fez and the Utopia influenced by what came before.

And I always wanted to create my own Amiga demo as a teenager (we did…kinda…extra brownies if you could find that, it IS still out there but I’m staying mum on what it’s called) but couldn’t program starfields and blitter balls for shit. AmigaDOS or BASIC was about it then…so hence this mockup mashup cover of what it might have looked like!

Also sprinkled amongst both shows are sound clips from these games, most in this show converted from my original Amiga samples from 1990-1993. Did you spot them all?

Mega Lo Mania, Valhalla, Gauntlet, Marble Madness, 720, Lemmings, Gem-X, Captain Blood, OutRun, Bubble Symphony, Arkanoid I and II and some unidentified game-type vocals.

You might recognise a few already, since some of these crept into the music of me and my friends at the time Amiga OctaMED Music. DESTROY! Hi I’m Kiki! DO YOU LOVE ME? The Skull from Valhalla was the epitomy of co-dependent, passive aggression and domination, I have to say…


#00000010.48454C50 Time For The Guru! (Click The Guru To Continue. 5D, 7F)

  • Tim Wright & Brian Johnson – Lemmings Intro
  • Gibs – Xenon 2 MegaBlast
  • Bomb The Bass & Richard Joseph – Xenon 2: Megablast (CDTV version)
  • Bomb The Bass & Richard Joseph – Xenon 2 (daXX step 2 dub Remix)
  • PowerTrace – Gods
  • John Foxx and Nation 12 – Into the Wonderful
  • David Whitaker – Underwater
  • Olof Gustafsson – Nightmare
  • Tim & Lee Wright – Forest of Zeakros
  • Richard Joseph & Jon Hare – Cannon Fodder Theme
  • Wild Copper (Patrick Pose) – Star Scroll (I Love You)
  • Diablo – Kaosmodule (Budbrains Megademo 1)
  • Diablo – Yoafrica (Budbrains Megademo 2)
  • Graham Gray – Jesusone-1
  • Zgun – Infinito (Pxtone)
  • Abfuku – Exceed Limit
  • Ed Cox – The Tetris theme tune
  • Adam & Joe – Tetris
  • Steve Turner – Rainbow Islands (Amiga)
  • Steve Turner – Rainbow Islands Boss Theme (Amiga)
  • Steve Turner – Enter Your Name from Rainbow Islands (Amiga)
  • Wally Beben – Elite Danube Waltz (Amiga)
  • Hal Canon and Brad Fuller – Marble Madness Level 1
  • Actress – Maze
  • Legowelt – Railroad Romantics
  • Cristobal Tapia De Veer – Utopia Theme (8-Bit Game Version)
  • Haruki Tsuchiya – Bit Music (Excerpt)
  • Disasterpeace – Home
  • Zebra – Trailing Beauty’s Shade
  • Hiroshi Miyauchi – Last Wave
  • Disasterpeace – Forgotten

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