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Saturday, April 5, 2008

Another Greenaway World...

The trailer for "A Zed and Two Noughts," one of my favorite films of the 80s, directed by Peter Greenaway, born April 5th, 1942:

Clip from a documentary about English record producer Joe Meek, born April 5th, 1929:

Meek produced the haunting instrumental "Telstar" among many other wild and weird records, including "Have I the Right" by The Honeycombs. Here they are in the film "Pop Gear":

I'm gobsmacked! You deal with this one:

We now interrupt for another commercial...

Performances by:


Tuesday, April 8th, 2008

Pat's in the Flats
2233 W. 3rd St.
Cleveland, Ohio 44113

Time: 8 pm - 10 p.m.
Cost: $5, age 21 and over, please


Mike Shiflet:

Bbob Drake (of fluxmonkey) & Matthew Wascovich (of Thee Scarcity of Tanks):

Jack Wright, Carol Genetti, and Jon Mueller in Paris 2007:

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Ich bin ein Oberliner!

Sunday, April 6th, 2008

Fairchild Chapel at Oberlin College
50 W Lorain Street
Oberlin, OH 44074

Time: 7:30 pm - 10 p.m.
Cost: $5



Performances by:


Frederic Blondy:

Audrey Chen:

Cats named Dog, etc.

Oddly, this blog has been going for over a month with nary a mention of Norma Tanega; today, we will rectify that omission...

That was Norma rocking an SG for some reason, on my favorite song by her. She is probably better known for this tune though:

And "Walkin' My Cat Named Dog" also appears on this new compilation from the rather ace Ace Records out of the U.K.:

For more info on "Feline Groovy," you can click on the post title...


Friday, April 4, 2008

Pop Art

Andy Warhol appeared on The Love Boat, well after its decline, in 1985. In this clip h

to this day there are people that don't realize andy was on "the boat"

i like andy warhol and tom bosley

hey chack out my stuff please.i also do pop art

Genius or Lunatic

Psycho complains to city about "rogue helicopter pilot"

"genius or lunatic" performed by mike watt + the secondmen at coor's amphitheatre in san diego, ca on oct 14, 2003 w/original secondmen pete mazich singing and organ, jerry trebotic on drums and watt on bass.

The Richard Foreman Grill


Thursday, April 3, 2008

File Not Found Day

Born on 4/04:

Emmett Williams, poet (1925): http://www.ubuweb.com/historical/williams/index.html

Andrei Tarkovsky, director (1932):

Dave Hill, guitarist with Slade (1946):

Aki Kaurismäki, director (1957):

David Blaine, magician (1973):

(note running time...)

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Wednesday, April 2, 2008

The Indians have been mathematically eliminated...

Sorry, I forgot to post about the home opener. Well, here are the Ultramagnetic MCs,
a hip-hop crew from New York (one wearing an Indians cap) rapping about San Francisco and Oakland...

Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Born 04/02...

Booker Little, trumpeter, born 1938:

Max Ernst, born 1891:

Serge Gainsbourg, born 1928:

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Four for Phlegm

Just because the bassist is working a Burns:

Last Exit:

Not the Nine of Clubs:

"Drinking black coffee, staring at the wall!"

"Don't you love Brando?!"

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Monday, March 31, 2008

Please turn down your volume!

Andy Moor, Terrie Ex, Paul Lovens, Tony Buck, Ken Vandermark, Mats Gustafsson at the Paradiso, Amsterdam, 19/11/04 (The Ex's 25th Anniversary concert)


Born on 04/01...

D. Boon of the Minutemen (1958)...

Gil Scott-Heron (1949)...

Dan Flavin (1933)...

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Bill "Righty" Frisell

Bill Frisell will celebrate Johnny Phlegm's and Mike DeCapite's birthday on April 1st by playing at the Kent Stage in historic downtown Kent, Ohio...

For more April Fool's...http://sparklestreet.com/RFapril.html

"It's my...birthday. I...am 65."

"this is the most uninspired Christopher Walken impression I've ever heard,"

"I heard that!"

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Sunday, March 30, 2008

"Is that what this is about? Donut shops?"

Kenneth Raymond Forssi, known as "Kenny" early in life and then "Ken" (born March 30, 1943, died January 5, 1998), was an American musician. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio, the oldest child of

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