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Monday, June 21, 2021

Circling the Drain ... err, Grain

 

It's another one of those filky cassette-type gizmos.


01. This Island Earth (3:44)
02. Captain Jack and the Mermaid (5:10)
03. Discovery (3:25)
04. SF Fan Fiction Blues (2:23)
05. Drink to the Health of the Dorsai / Green Hills of Harmony (4:30)
06. Circles in the Grain (4:12)
07. Drink Up the River (4:22)
08. Queen of the May (3:47)
09. Au Rythme du Courrant (3:25)
10. Small Rebellions (5:22)
11. Reach (4:10)
12. Psych 101 (3:20)
13. Lady (3:22)
14. From a Distance (5:07)

Grainy Circles

On to the next thing, on Thursday.

 

Thursday, June 17, 2021

Two Genii Intersect

 It's a 1976 cassette.

01. Kreisler - Caprice viennois, Op 2 (3:53)
02. Kreisler - Andantino in the Style of Martini (3:38)
03. Kreisler - Allegretto in the Style of Boccherini (3:15)
04. Kreisler - La Gitana (Arabo-Spanish Gypsy Song) (3:10)
05. Dvorák arr Kreisler - Slavonic Dance No 3 in G (5:28)
06. Kreisler - Chanson Louis XIII and Pavane in the Style of Couperin (4:05)
07. Kreisler - Schön Rosmarin (1:52)
08. Kreisler - Liebesfreud (3:23)
09. Falla arr Kreisler - Spanish Dance No 1 from "La Vide breve" (3:30)
10. Kreisler - Liebeslied (3:32)
11. Kreisler - Recitativo and Scherzo capriccio, Op 6 (4:16)
12. Albéniz arr Kreisler - Tango (2:39)
13. Kreisler - Rondino on a Theme by Beethoven (2:52)
14. Kreisler - Tambourin chinois, Op 3 (3:51)

Itzhak Perlman Plays Fritz Kreisler  

See you Monday, fellow string-scratchers!

  

Monday, June 14, 2021

You Bring the Cat!

Yep, another filk cassette.

01. Swing the Cat (4:36)
02. The Little Black Kiss (6:29)
03. The Asgard II (3:41)
04. Fast Away the Lions Run (4:28)
05. From Beyond (4:18)
06. Behold the Green Gryphon (3:44)
07. Waiting for You (4:15)
08. Fields of Fire (6:42)
09. Polly Oliver's Problem (4:27)
10. Turner of Time (3:30)

Swing it!

Somebody likes this stuff, yes?

See you Thursday. 

  
 

Thursday, June 10, 2021

Flyin' Solo!

 

This 1992 cassette is competent but not very exciting.

01. Beethoven - Ode to Joy (2:22)
02. Traditional - Auld Lang Syne (3:00)
03. Foster - Stephen Foster Medley (4:26)
04. Pachelbel - Canon in D (3:45)
05. Traditional - Londonderry Air (3:29)
06. Traditional - The Blue Bells of Scotland (3:52)
07. Traditional - There Is a Fountain (3:05)
08. Bach - Minuet in G (2:42)
09. Brahms - Cradle Song (3:34)


See you on Monday!  Until then, fly with a buddy, it's safer.
  

Monday, June 7, 2021

I Hear the Dragons Singing

 This is a 1984 cassette, for all you Pern fans.

Ya got scans of the tape and the insert, and a lot of warbling which frankly I wasn't interested in at all.  But you might like it!

Dragonsongs

Don't forget to be dragon yourself back on Thursday to see what else I've dug up!

  


Thursday, June 3, 2021

Absolution for Thinking Dirty

Yes, on the cover of this fun sampler is a metal ball bearing in front of a snowy landscape.  That's what I see, and I'm sticking to it!

01. Raphael - River Seeks the Deep (8:58)
02. Giles Reaves - Aurora (6:35)
03. Bill Douglas - Earth Prayer (5:00)
04. Robert Rich - Sagrada Familia (4:20)
05. Mychael Danna - Deirdre of the Sorrows (4:55)
06. Robert Rich - Minaret / Mosaic (14:28)
07. Tim Story - Beguiled (4:45)
08. Steve Roach & Robert Rich - SoMA (12:24) 
09. Paul Avgerinos - Father and Son (7:47)

You may not be surprised that this music appeared in episodes of the venerable and magical Music from the Hearts of Space  radio show.  This sampler is enjoyable!


See you Monday!
  

Monday, May 31, 2021

MA-41 - Bat-Cues

 Assembled several years ago.

1 - Main Title - Danny Elfman  (1:02)

2 - I've Got Batman in My Basement (Carlos Rodriguez) - Batmobile Chase  (1:05)

3 - Feat Of Clay Part 1 (Jeff Atmajian) - Batman Fight Scene  (0:45)

4 - The Clock King - (Carlos Rodriguez)  (7:35)

5 - The Cape and Cowl Conspiracy (Mark Koval) - Batman Gives Up The Cape - extended   (1:24)

6 - The Cape and Cowl Conspiracy (Mark Koval) -  Batman Gives Up The Cape  (1:02)

7 - Beware the Gray Ghost - Sneaky - Carl Johnson   (0:55)

8 - Robin's Reckoning (Carlos Rodriguez)  (8:22)

9 - Robin's Reckoning Part 2 (Peter Tomashek) Searching for Zucko - Trouble  (1:41)

10 - I Am the Night (Michael McCuistion) (0:50)

11 - Night of the Ninja (Mark Koval) - Return to Tibet (1:56)

12 - Almost Got 'im (Stuart Balcomb) - Jazz Club Main Title (1:23)

13 - Almost Got 'im (Stuart Balcomb) - Explosion in the Aviary  (1:09)

14 - Almost Got 'im (Stuart Balcomb) - Entering the Aviary (0:56)

15 - Almost Got 'im (Stuart Balcomb) -  Bird Attack (1:47)

16 - Almost Got 'im (Stuart Balcomb) -  Close Call (1:17)

17 - Almost Got 'im (Stuart Balcomb) -  Catwoman Goodbye  (0:32)

18 - If You're So Smart, Why Aren't You Rich?  (Carlos Rodriguez)  (10:21)

19 - Day of the Samurai  (Carlos Rodriguez  (12:49)

20 - The Laughing Fish (Lolita Ritmanis)  (1:24)

21 - The Mechanic (John Tatgenhorst) - Robin Saves The Day  (0:35)

22 - Zatanna (Peter Tomashek) - Title Card & Opening Act Theme  (1:23)

23 - Blind as a Bat (James Stemple) - cue -    (1:36)

24 - Blind as a Bat (Steve Chesne) - Batman & Penguin  (0:31)

25 - Blind as a Bat (Steve Chesne)Batman Blinded  (0:54)

26 - Blind as a Bat (Steve Chesne)cue  (0:54)

27 - Avatar (Carlos Rodriguez)   (4:46)

28 - The Lion and the Unicorn (Brian Langsbard) - Castle Raid  (1:18)

29 - End Titles - Danny Elfman  (0:34)

 The selections come from various composers' websites, and other places.

Holy Bat-Cues, Batman!

That's it for this year's Musical Month of May!  See you on Thursday!
  

Thursday, May 27, 2021

MA-162 - plum coocoo

  

While you languish in a padded room waiting for your medication, listen to these possible diagnoses:

01 - Who Am I? Where Am I? - Outrageous - 1979  (2:19)

02 - The Dog Said Yeah - The Ones - 1980  (2:27)

03 - I'd Rather Have a Bottle in Front of Me (Than a Frontal Lobotomy) - Randy Hanzlick - 1980  (3:01)

04 - Amnesia - Inner Landscapes - 1983  (4:05)

05 - Wreckage of Your Mind - Dead Neighbours - 1985  (4:44)

06 - My Mind Wanders - Toys - 1979  (2:44)

07 - Shok Treetments - The Low Numbers - 1976  (2:53)

08 - Paranoia Perception - The Dadistics - 1979  (3:42)

09 - Insomnia - Primal Danse - 1982  (5:00)

10 - Psycho-Analyst - Johnny Dole and the Scabs - 1977  (1:44)

11 - Invisible People - Touch - 1983  (3:30)

12 - Too Bad You're Crazy (from the movie April Fool's Day) - Jerry Whitman - 1986  (2:52)

13 - Monster Hospital - Metric - 2006  (3:30)

14 - Echoes - Prayer Before Birth - 1982  (3:23)

15 - I Love Your Neurosis - The Nervebreakers - 1979  (3:10)

16 - There's Someone Following Me - Eddie & Sunshine - 1983  (3:57)

17 - No More Hot Dogs - Hasil Adkins - 1956  (2:06)

18 - Paranoia - The Freeze - 1979  (3:04)

19 - Confidentially Renee - The Clocks - 1980  (2:14)

20 - Being Watched - The Puget Sound - 1986  (2:27)

21 - Running in Mazes - Zoom Lens - 1980  (4:59)

22 - CIA (They Found Me Out) - Pure Chance - 1984  (2:18)

23 - Looking at You - Slice - 1982  (2:26)

24 - Pretend You're Not Crazy - Phobia - 1979  (2:58)

25 - The Dark Side of Your Brain - Bruce Joyner & the Plantations - 1986  (3:29)

 Go coocoo!

See you on Monday, for the conclusion of this year's Musical Month of May!

  

Monday, May 24, 2021

Push That Button! I Dare Ya!

 

Yes, you too can relive the nuclear (pro- and anti-) of the 1980s, in this exclusive collection!  From K-Tel, it's ...

01 - World War Four - The Reactors - 1980   (1:49)

02 - Three Minutes - Johnny Warman - 1981    (4:01)

03 - Hard Objects - Art Objects - 1980    (3:08)

04 - Neutron Killer - The Tender Violent Chords - 1982   (2:45)

05 - Nuclear Age - Bill  Bruce - 1982    (2:14)

06 - Apocalypso - The Monochrome Set - 1980    (3:36)

07 - Radiation - Stiphnoyds - 1980    (1:30)

08 - Rendez-Vous with Radiation - Bolland - 1981    (3:38)

09 - Point Zero Nagasaki - The Visitor - 1981    (4:47)

10 - Your Attention Please - Scars - 1981    (3:21)

11 - Planet Earth 1988 - Ramones - 1984    (2:55)

12 - Radioactivity - The Aircuts - 1980    (2:57)

13 - Making the Bomb (live) - Circle Jerks - 1985    (3:05)

14 - The Boy Who Never Sleeps - Laughing Stock - 1985    (3:00)

15 - Final Day - Young Marble Giants - 1980   (1:41)

16 - Radio Active Mist - Iko - 1982    (5:28)

17 - Nuclear Terrorist - Urge - 1980    (3:28)

18 - R-Love (Is Approaching Critical Mass) - Transistors - 1980    (3:28)

19 - System Failure - The Nuclear Regulatory Commission - 1980    (4:17)

19 - Vaporized - X-15 - 1981    (3:58)

20 - Beach Balls in Hell - The Delinquents - 1981    (2:06)

22 - Nuclear Power (Yes Please) - D Greenfield & JJ Burnel - 1983    (3:16)

23 - Heatwave - Fay Ray - 1982    (3:34)

24 - Someone Pushed the Button - Jezebel & the Nudes - 1983    (3:41)

MA-160 - Atomically Incorrect 80s 

After the steam curling from your ears dissipates, tell your friends and neighbors about this amazing offer!  (PS it has nothing to do with K-Tel, that was a joke ...)

See you on Thursday!