Album: Frank Genius is Star Struck
Author: Dave X
Publication: WDBX
Date: 3/21/2009

Liveblogging! Commentary for “ITDE” 3/21/09
March 21, 2009

At last! Local filmmaker Alex Ryterski brought in a copy of his noise documentary “Nonexistant,” which contains portions of the interview I mentioned so many months ago. I’m super-excited about having been a part of this, so I’m definitely going to find out if he’ll let me share it with you in some fashion. Until then, I hope you enjoyed the broadcast– you may keep this playlist as a memento of the time we spent together this day.

BTW, did you hear? I played new stuff from Warm Climate AND Hotel, Hotel. Yes, I’m the luckiest music lover on the planet. Both of these releases are terrific, so don’t sleep on them!

Frank Rothkamm — Atari
Frank Rothkamm — Chelsea Girl
Frank Rothkamm — La Vie
Frank Rothkamm — Black in the Sky
Frank Rothkamm — Q
Frank Rothkamm — Roll X Tones
Frank Rothkamm — Vast
Frank Rothkamm — Elvis

Warm Climate — Edible Homes and Gardens
Warm Climate — Synth Pads for Homeless
Sandor Szabo, Kevin Kastning — Hyperbola
Sandor Szabo, Kevin Kastning — Vertex I
Sandor Szabo, Kevin Kastning — Vertex II
15 Degrees Below Zero — Landscape on Film
15 Degrees Below Zero — Westward
Marcelle Deschenes — Lux
Marcelle Deschenes — Les bruit des ailes
Christopher Ariza — Phanopoeiac
Daryl Shawn — Test The Waters
Daryl Shawn — Bad Blood
Daryl Shawn — Autopsy
Peter Swendsen — Tomorrow Will Be 5m 21s Shorter
Daniel Blinkhorn — Grumble(r)
Potpie — Cold Mountain Breakdown
Hotel, Hotel — Mary Celeste
Hotel, Hotel — Equator in the Meantime (Black Sabbath)
Hotel, Hotel — The Shoreline Disappeared
Hotel, Hotel — The Dirac Sea (High Tide)
Hotel, Hotel — The Captain Goes Down With the Ship (Sinking)
Louis Dufort — Gen_3
Louis Dufort — Materio_***
Louis Dufort — Hi_Res

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Liveblogging! Commentary for “ITDE” 3/14/09
March 14, 2009

I’m back! My self-imposed exile is over, Future DaveX says it’s safe for me to return– I was getting sick of him anyway– what a stereo hog! Anyways, I have a great show for you today, so I’m going to jump right into the playlist.

I guess some folks were fooled by Future DaveX’s cover story about me being in the Bahamas– I was actually inhabiting a 6×6 styrofoam cubicle– because when I got back to WDBX to check my mail, the fine folks at Hymns Records had sent me the latest Ironing disc, “Nassau”. This would have really been an awesome thing to find had I actually been coming back from a cruise to the same place! Better luck next time, guys. Do you have any recordings of styrofoam cubicles? I’m homesick.

Why yes, I DID just play from Zelphabet comps “F” and “G”. If you’re any sort of noise fan whatsoever, you can do yourself no harm (okay, maybe some minor ear bleeding) picking these up. Featuring Fin, Frans De Waard, Francisco Lopez, Government Alpha, Giancarlo Toniutti, and of course GX Jupitter-Larsen, among others…

Jeff Rehnlund sent some new vinyl from Hot Releases, a label/zine he’s running with fellow Boyzone member Ryan Martin. “Gangnam Basement” wouldn’t be out of place on the Hymns label– good field recording soundwork that focuses more on composition and a sense of place than it does on nitpicking the audio quality– in other words, just the sort of thing I like to hear. The second LP, American Band’s “Low Fiction”, is more of a noise assault. I’m guessing power tools are involved, and more than likely a fair amount of abused metal objects. I’m not discounting this one as simple dumb noise though; there’s too much effort here, it just takes a while to focus through the din.

Thought I’d let you know– Frank Rothkamm’s “Genius Is Star Struck” will be making my Best of 2009 list. Better grab it now!

Lee, Jon, Suki, Brian, Tom, Jesse — Untitled (From “Gold Record Studio”)
Sylvia — Untitled (From “Gold Record Studio”)
Zach, Dan, Suki, Michael, Lisa — Untitled (From “Gold Record Studio”)
Ironing — I Wanna Be Just Like You
Ironing — Maybe Next Year
Ironing — If You Go To School You’re Bound To Learn
Ironing — You Know I Love the Ladies
Ironing — I Smile Along With You
Ironing — Disembarking in Nassau
Ironing — Casino 1
Ironing — Casino 2
Ironing — Casino 3
Ironing — Whale Dancing
Ironing — Shopkeepers Argue in the Street
Locrian — Obsolete Elegy in Effluvia and Dross
Locrian — Ghost Repeater
Locrian — Barren Temple Obscured by Contaminated Fogs
Santiago Latorre — Canon
Felix Werder — Banker
Government Alpha — Corrosion Electrolysis
francisco lopez — untitled #210
GX Jupitter-Larsen — Explosion 2008
Frans De Waard — Meet Melt
Chaos Kit — 5vcpack
Chaos Kit — shell32.dll
Chaos Kit — victor
Chaos Kit — setupapi.doc
Chaos Kit — z75jfb5j.zip
Chaos Kit — LPTT$VPN.170
Chaos Kit — iplw7.dll
Chaos Kit — VPTNFILE.170
Chaos Kit — wmp.dll
Chaos Kit — msoeres.dll
Chaos Kit — explorer
Chaos Kit — system.bak
Jeff Rehnlund — Apsa
Jeff Rehnlund — Tiger Tongue
Jeff Rehnlund — Quem
Jeff Rehnlund — Speak
Jeff Rehnlund — Chonghak-ri
Jeff Rehnlund — Inwangsan
American Band — Out Nurture
American Band — Infrastructure
Frank Rothkamm — Atari
Frank Rothkamm — Chelsea Girl
Frank Rothkamm — La Vie
Frank Rothkamm — Black in the Sky
Frank Rothkamm — Q
Frank Rothkamm — Roll X Tones
Frank Rothkamm — Vast
Frank Rothkamm — Elvis

Andre Custodio, Conure — Live, 1/26/09

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