The Chill Room, 10 June 2012 0100 PST on killradio.org
160k, 80 minutes, human beings must be the key to the meaning of existence
The Chill Room looks deeply into family tradition and of course finds connections others would not. "Absolutely excellent under-your-skin-entering collage, some sort of eerie nostalghia invoking vintage sounds, not rarely amidst repetitious polyrhythmic patterns and mesmerizing – troubling – words."
(Set list overlapping, incomplete): Zero Mostel and Company-Tradition (Fiddler on the Roof original cast) / The Magic ID-Loopstuck / Jack Kerouac-Wearing a hat that wasn't on my head (American Haikus) / Merzbow-happenings 1000 years time ago / Todd Barry-Watermelon / Senor Coconut & Korcani Orkester-Usti Usti Baba / The KLF-Space (excerpts) / Lt. Caramel-J'ai Dix Doigts / The Glass Orchestra-b1 / Dialog from AI (Stephen Spielberg) with Ben Kingsley & Haley Joel Osmond / Brian Routh-Beezlebub's Breath / Stockhausen-Zyklus / Sun Ra-Walking on the Moon / Leonard Rosenman-planetarium music from Rebel Without a Cause / Maigin Blank-Uneasy / Mad River-They Brought Sadness / Underworld-Dogman Go Woof / Third Ear Band-Mosaic / Stockhausen-Kurzwellen / Tommy James and the Shondells-Dragging the Line / Dark Chemistry-Merlin's Thane / Santo & Johnny-Sleepwalking / Kathy Acker-Anything that destroys limits (from New York City in 1979, read by bennett) / Everly Bros.-Wake Up Little Susie / Arthur Russell-Platform on the Ocean / Allison Krause-I Will / Virgin Prunes-Come to Daddy / Brian Routh-Diary 30 (excerpt) / Go Home Productions-Jocko Under Pressure / Agoskodo Televerek-The Gay Hussar / Simon and Garfunkel-You Don't Know Where Your Interest Lies
with thanks to Michael, Louise, Brian Routh, Maigin Blank,wfmu.org, Dave Parker, killradio, and my listeners. Dedicated to my mother. The photo is of my parents Bud and Shirley Theissen on their wedding day in 1948.