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DoublePlusGood

Jan 19, 2023 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Music

With Lizbot


A tangy mélange of modern classical composition, rock in opposition, and songs of petition on a free-form mission

Tribute to Yukihiro Takahashi of YMO + other Japanese synth pop & experimental music

Tribute to the late Yukihiro Takahashi of Yellow Magic Orchestra, founding member, drummer & vocalist of Doubleplusgood favorite, the pioneering electronic/synth band, YMO, who passed away on January 11th at the age of 70,

as well as his solo work and work with Sadista Mika Band + other Japanese electronic/experimental bands & some new music and other goodies!

DoublePlusGood
5:02 PM
Yellow Magic Orchestra - 1000 Knives
Yellow Magic Orchestra 1000 Knives
BGM Alfa 1981
5:07 PM
Miharu Koshi - Chichi to Pisutoru
Miharu Koshi Chichi to Pisutoru Miharu Koshi
Chichi to Pisutoru Fun House 1991
5:13 PM
Yellow Magic Orchestra - Cue
Yellow Magic Orchestra Cue Takahashi, Hosono
BGM Alfa 1981
4th studio album. The title stands for "Background music". Produced by YMO member Haruomi Hosono, the grandson of Masabumi Hosono, the only Japanese passenger and survivor of the sinking of RMS Titanic.
5:17 PM
Yellow Magic Orchestra - Mad Pierrot
Yellow Magic Orchestra Mad Pierrot Hosono
Yellow Magic Orchestra Alfa 1978
5:21 PM
Yellow Magic Orchestra - Behind the Mask
Yellow Magic Orchestra Behind the Mask Sakamoto
Solid State Survivor Alfa 1979
In the early 1980s, producer Quincy Jones brought the song to the attention of American pop singer Michael Jackson, who rewrote Mosdell's lyrics and added an accompanying melody. The Jackson version was planned for inclusion on his 1982 album Thriller, but was dropped following legal disputes. Since then, artists including Greg Phillinganes, Eric Clapton, and The Human League have recorded versions based on Jackson's updated version.
5:25 PM
Marta Mist - Godspeed, Little Doodle
Marta Mist Godspeed, Little Doodle N
Eyes Like Pools Sounds In Silence 2022
5:30 PM
Set Break: ----------------------------------------------------

Lizbot dons 1000 knives

5:30 PM
Yellow Magic Orchestra - Simoon
Yellow Magic Orchestra Simoon
Yellow Magic Orchestra Alfa 1978
5:37 PM
Ruins Alone - Glaschzenck
Ruins Alone Glaschzenck Tatsuya Yoshida
Ruins Alone SKiN GRAFT 2015
Japanese musician; drummer and composer who is the only consistent member of the experimental/zeuhl prog duo Ruins. He is normally accompanied by a bassist, but in this album he is alone
5:40 PM
Melt-Banana - Free the Bee
Melt-Banana Free the Bee Yasuko Onuki
Teeny Shiny AZAP 2000
formed around 1991/1992 by singer Yasuko Onuki. They run their own A-Zap Records label.
5:44 PM
Aki Tsuyuko - Solitary Tiger
Aki Tsuyuko Solitary Tiger Aki Tsuyuko
Aki Tsuyuko’s Room in Commend Commend Here 2020
experimental Japanese electronic organ and piano composer
5:50 PM
Set Break: ----------------------------------------------------
5:50 PM
Shizuka - 狂気の真珠 (Madness Pearl)
Shizuka 狂気の真珠 (Madness Pearl)
Lunatic Pearl An'Archives 2022
Mid-90s Tokyo underground psych
5:55 PM
Vajra - Before The Snow Falls, Falling Leaves Have No Meaning
Vajra Before The Snow Falls, Falling Leaves Have No Meaning
Tsugaru Psychedelic Speed Freaks 1995
Featuring Keiji Haino, Mikami Kan, Toshiaki Ishizuka
5:57 PM
Michiyo Yagi - Rouge
Michiyo Yagi Rouge Michiyo Yagi
Seventeen Zipangu 2005
Japanese koto player, composer, and singer
6:00 PM
Ryuichi Sakamoto & Cornelius - Thatness and Thereness - Cornelius Remodel
Ryuichi Sakamoto & Cornelius Thatness and Thereness - Cornelius Remodel Ryuichi Sakamoto N
A Tribute to Ryuichi Sakamoto - To the Moon and Back V/A Milan 2022
written by Ryuichi Sakamoto, a founding member of YMO, reimagined by Japanese guitarist, musician, audio/video artist Keigo Oyamada, AKA Cornelius
6:03 PM
After Dinner - A Man of Marble (feat. Haco)
After Dinner A Man of Marble (feat. Haco) Haco
Souvenir Cassette (feat. Haco) Zero Records 1988
After Dinner is the project of Japanese singer, composer, multi-instrumentalist and sound artist Haco, from Kobe.
6:06 PM
Lucrecia Dalt - Atemporal
Lucrecia Dalt Atemporal Lucrecia Dalt R N
¡Ay! RVNG Intl. 2022
6:09 PM
Taken By Trees - Caroline Good Bye
Taken By Trees Caroline Good Bye N
Another Year - EP Rough Trade 2022
solo project by former lead singer of The Concretes.
6:12 PM
Yellow Magic Orchestra - Tong Poo
Yellow Magic Orchestra Tong Poo Sakamoto
Yellow Magic Orchestra Alfa 1978
"Tong Poo" translates to "East Wind". Debut album
6:14 PM
Set Break: ----------------------------------------------------

Lizbot hops on cubes, Q-bert style

6:18 PM
Colourbox - Tarantula (12" Version 1)
Colourbox Tarantula (12" Version 1)
Colourbox - 12" Singles (Remastered) 4AD 2012
Formed in 1982 by brothers Martyn and Steven Young, drawing from rock, dub and funk influences, as well as movie dialogue samples.
6:24 PM
キリンジ - Bluff Spirit
キリンジ Bluff Spirit
We Love Katamari
AKA Kirinji
6:30 PM
Ruins Alone - Equesspaldho
Ruins Alone Equesspaldho Tatsuya Yoshida
Ruins Alone SKiN GRAFT 2015
6:33 PM
Les Rita Mitsouko - Hip Kit
Les Rita Mitsouko Hip Kit
Marc & Robert Because Music 1988
Pop group formed by Fred Chichin and Catherine Ringer in 1980, here accompanied by Russell Mael of Sparks!
6:38 PM
Yellow Magic Orchestra - Firecracker
Yellow Magic Orchestra Firecracker
Yellow Magic Orchestra Alfa 1978
Debut
6:43 PM
Yellow Magic Orchestra - Kimi ni, mune kyun
Yellow Magic Orchestra Kimi ni, mune kyun Takashi Matsumoto
Naughty Boys Alfa 1983
Kimi ni, mune kyun = "A holiday affair". Uwaki na bokura = "Naughty boys". 6th studio album
6:48 PM
Miharu Koshi - Capricious Salad
Miharu Koshi Capricious Salad
Parallelisme Pick Up Records 1984
6:50 PM
Yellow Magic Orchestra - Rydeen
Yellow Magic Orchestra Rydeen Yukihiro Takahashi
Solid State Survivor Alfa 1979
One of the late Yukihiro Takahashi's most beloved (and my favorite) YMO compositions! 2nd studio album. This song straight-up gallops!
6:55 PM
Takako Minekawa - Maxi On!
Takako Minekawa Maxi On!
Maxi On! EP Emperor Norton 2000
6:58 PM
Ryuichi Sakamoto - Plastic Bamboo
Ryuichi Sakamoto Plastic Bamboo Ryuichi Sakamoto
Thousand Knives - EP Nippon Columbia Co., Ltd. / NIPPONOPHONE 1978
6:58 PM
Set Break: ----------------------------------------------------

Lizbot feasts on a capricious salad

7:07 PM
Ryuichi Sakamoto - the end of europe
Ryuichi Sakamoto the end of europe Ryuichi Sakamoto
B-2 Unit Alfa 1980
7:12 PM
Kahimi Karie - Blue Orb
Kahimi Karie Blue Orb
Specialothers Victor 2007
Japanese Shibuya-kei artist Mari Hiki, stage name Kahimi Karie, who began her career as a music photographer in Japan. Her then-boyfriend, Keigo Oyamada (aka Cornelius) asked her to sing for his friend's record label. Karie quickly gained success, especially on the hyper-trendy Shibuya-ku scene (the fashionable Tokyo hub and area also associated with the musical talents of Pizzicato Five, Fantastic Plastic Machine, Maki Nomiya and Cornelius, amongst others). The Shibuya-kei sub-genre was heavily influenced by YMO
7:17 PM
Yellow Magic Orchestra - Neue Tanz
Yellow Magic Orchestra Neue Tanz
Technodelic Alfa 1981
7:22 PM
Yukihiro Takahashi - Something In The Air
Yukihiro Takahashi Something In The Air Yukihiro Takahashi
Neuromatic (2021 Yoshinori Sunahara Remastering) Sony Music Direct (Japan) Inc. 1981
7:26 PM
Yukihiro Takahashi - Sayonara
Yukihiro Takahashi Sayonara Yukihiro Takahashi
What, Me Worry? Alfa 1982
7:32 PM
Yellow Magic Orchestra - Day Tripper
Yellow Magic Orchestra Day Tripper Lennon–McCartney
Solid State Survivor Alfa 1979
my favorite cover of this song! An absolute banger!
7:35 PM
Pizzicato Five - One Two Three Four Five Six Seven Eight Nine Ten Barbie Dolls
Pizzicato Five One Two Three Four Five Six Seven Eight Nine Ten Barbie Dolls
Darlin' Of Discothèque Readymade Records 1999
duo of Maki Nomiya and Yasuharu Konishi
7:39 PM
Yukihiro Takahashi - Grand Espoir
Yukihiro Takahashi Grand Espoir Yukihiro Takahashi
Neuromantic Alfa 1981
3rd solo album. "It was always night Under a moon full enough to burst It had to be night Her hips just like a moon"
7:44 PM
Yellow Magic Orchestra - Key
Yellow Magic Orchestra Key Takahashi, Hosono
Technodelic Alfa 1981
7:49 PM
Yukihiro Takahashi - All You've Got To Do
Yukihiro Takahashi All You've Got To Do Yukihiro Takahashi
What, Me Worry? Yen Records 1982
(すぐそこにある Sugu Soko ni Aru)
7:52 PM
Sadistic Mika Band - Time Machine
Sadistic Mika Band Time Machine K. Kazuhiko / T. Matsuyama
Sadistic Mika Band Harvest 1974
with precussion by Yukihiro Takahashi
7:59 PM
Set Break: ----------------------------------------------------

Lizbot invades the Blue Orb and demands sautéed green beans

8:00 PM
Yukihiro Takahashi - Futari No Kage Ni
Yukihiro Takahashi Futari No Kage Ni
What, Me Worry? Yen Records 1982
Chat is archived.
Lizbot (host) 5:01:06 PM
TRIBUTE TO Yukihiro Takahashi!!!
DSM 5:04:58 PM
Lizbot, was waiting for someone to do this tribute, thanks!!
Lizbot (host) 5:06:00 PM
Hi DSM! I'm so glad you are here for it!
Lizbot (host) 5:07:13 PM
@DSM - His death wasn't announced (or at least I wasn't made aware of it) until Friday the 13th, the day after my show last week, so I've been waiting all week to do this!
Lizbot (host) 5:07:42 PM
I'm going to be interspersing other Japanese electronic pop/experimental artists throughout
Lizbot (host) 5:08:16 PM
..both contemporaries, artists who worked with him, and those influenced by him
Number 6 5:08:22 PM
Hello Lizbot and the crew!
Lizbot (host) 5:08:30 PM
Hi Number 6! Happy to see you hereQ
Lizbot (host) 5:08:42 PM
Accidentally mystery "Q"!
Lizbot (host) 5:08:55 PM
Q = question...or maybe Q from Bond
Number 6 5:09:10 PM
This is true!
DSM 5:09:42 PM
I like the plan for this evening Lizbot!
DSM 5:09:48 PM
Hey Number 6!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ 5:10:11 PM
Q from Star Trek?
Number 6 5:10:58 PM
Wasn't there a Q bomb also?
Lizbot (host) 5:12:12 PM
@DTO - Oooh, that too!
DSM 5:12:28 PM
Q*bert
Number 6 5:12:40 PM
The Grand Duchy of Fenwick.
Lizbot (host) 5:12:40 PM
@DSM - Me as well! I love YMO and off-shoots!
Lizbot (host) 5:13:15 PM
@DSM - ah, yes, how could I forget Q-Bert! or CUE-bert, as per this song on now!
Lizbot (host) 5:14:27 PM
Q-Bert was one of the better sprite designs of my Atari console days, pre-Nintendo. At least he had that distinctive tubular snout to distinguish him from the other pixel blobs!
DSM 5:19:29 PM
I used to play Qbert at the roller rink, it was the only place around that had Qbert, even tho we had a really killer arcade in the mall in town.
DSM 5:20:29 PM
It had that roller ball control, and I'd always accidentally take poor Qbert over the edge
Number 6 5:20:49 PM
@ Lizbot- Did you get to watch The Lathe of Heaven yet?
Lizbot (host) 5:21:10 PM
@DSM - I had a home version of it. My go-to game at my local roller-rink in Cherry Hill, NJ was Rampage and I always played Lizzie the Lizard since she shared my name!
DSM 5:22:00 PM
omg I LOVED Rampage!! I was always the werewolf. I got it for NES, but it wasn't quite the same
Lizbot (host) 5:22:20 PM
@Number 6 - Not yet, but I'm glad you told me about it! It's been added to my list since last week, but I KNOW I won't get to it until after Sundance Film Fest online, which starts this coming week!
Lizbot (host) 5:23:20 PM
@DSM - You'd think I'd have bought it for NES, but because my best friend had it, AND I could play it at the rink, I never bought a copy myself. I absolutely loved it, though! I probably would've selected the wolf since I liked wolves more than lizards, but I had to go with a fellow Liz!
Number 6 5:24:26 PM
@ Lizbot- It's the most requested PBS movie of all time, I think, so that should be a good impulse to watch it.
Lizbot (host) 5:31:49 PM
@number 6 - Oh wow! All the more reason to check it out! I really gotta queue it up at a time my husband is available too because he loves that book and quotes it a lot and he never saw the movie either!
Ossy Hyouka 5:36:01 PM
Nice sounding tribute, Alice Wonderland Bot
Lizbot (host) 5:36:41 PM
Hi Ossy! Thanks!
Ossy Hyouka 5:38:13 PM
Feeling gamey too, especially N64
Lizbot (host) 5:42:08 PM
@Ossy - Oh yes, get ready for a LOT more of that today! So many artists I'm playing today directly influenced Japanese 8-bit and beyond game soundtrack composers, or composed early console game soundtracks themselves!
CARLOS RAMONE. 5:43:35 PM
Saw MB a few years ago at spaghetti warehouse…absolutely loudest show I have ever attended
Lizbot (host) 5:44:29 PM
Hi Carlos Ramone! I first saw MB at the Khyber for the Charlie tour decades ago and it was insane!
CARLOS RAMONE. 5:44:54 PM
Your ears must still be ringing from that!!
Lizbot (host) 5:45:43 PM
@Carlos Ramone - I've since seen them several times, most memorably at the old original location of Vox Populi, where a member of another band on the bill that night took it upon themselves to hang from the rafters above everyone's heads during melt-banana's set!
DSM 6:02:10 PM
New Cornelius, yes please!
Lizbot (host) 6:04:13 PM
@DSM - I'm always happy to see what Cornelius is up to!
Lizbot (host) 6:05:04 PM
Hello Wes! I heard, but this is gonna be an all YMO/Takahashi/Japanese electronic and related bands show today!
Lizbot (host) 6:06:16 PM
@Carlos Ramone - Haha, yes! But it was a lot of fun! I think it was when they had just come out with the 13 Hedgehogs compilation and were giving out free hedgehog pins, which I still have! But those melt-banana Vox Populi shows blend together in my memory!
CARLOS RAMONE. 6:10:16 PM
MB was way ahead of their time…I recall seeing them wearing masks many many years ago
DSM 6:12:43 PM
Is this whole ep songs off that Colin Blunstone solo record? They do a good job with the two I've heard now
Lizbot (host) 6:20:56 PM
@Carlos Ramone - haha, in this Colourbox song "Tarantula" there's a line "I wear a mask so falsely now"! Yeah, in Japan and Asia in general there is more mask wearing long before the pandemic and also fun artistic masks like the ones I saw at the Shofuso House & Gardens Cherry Blossom Festival in Fairmount Park several years ago where one of the visiting Japanese bands dressed as fox demons from traditional Japanese yokai mythology!
Lizbot (host) 6:21:51 PM
The Cherry Blossom Festival at Shofuso House & Gardens in Fairmount Park is one of my favorite annual early springtime events and is FINALLY coming BACK for the first time since the pandemic began! This April 2023!
Lizbot (host) 6:22:52 PM
@DSM - Which EP are you referring to? I missed that comment getting ready to go on mic last breaK!
CARLOS RAMONE. 6:23:14 PM
Porch fest is one of my fave spring things to attend..
DSM 6:24:38 PM
Lizbot, the Taken By Trees, I looked it up and it is indeed all Colin Blunstone/Zombies covers! Pretty neat.
Lizbot (host) 6:27:47 PM
@Carlos Ramone - Which one?! There are SO MANY now! The first that comes to mind and the one I've attended the most is the West Philly one, which many friends' bands have performed at &/or hosted bands on their porches, but now I've been to the Collingswood one a couple times, and there's a Princeton one and it seems the concept of porchfest has been exploding the past few years! It's a great thing, I love the concept!
Lizbot (host) 6:28:39 PM
@DSM - Yes! It's Victoria Lena Bergsman from Stockholm covering his songs!
Rob from Maryland 🦀 🇺🇦 🌻 🇮🇷 6:30:55 PM
Hi Lizbot and everyone!
Lizbot (host) 6:31:07 PM
Hi Rob!
Rob from Maryland 🦀 🇺🇦 🌻 🇮🇷 6:31:35 PM
Not to be the frequent bearer of sad news, but David Crosby has passed https://variety.com/2023/music/news/david-crosby-dead-dies-byrds-crosby-stills-nash-1235495467/
CARLOS RAMONE. 6:32:39 PM
@LIZ. West Philly one ..Son went To Ithaca college and they had a good one going 9n there also
Lizbot (host) 6:34:37 PM
@Rob from Maryland - It feels like there have been more musician deaths than usual in the past couple of weeks. This has been a tribute to Yellow Magic Orchestra co-founder and drummer/vocalist Yukihiro Takahashi, who died on 1/11/23, + other related electronic music/pop, mostly from Japan today, so no Crosby on today's program, but Wes mentioned Crosby's passing earlier in the chat
Lizbot (host) 6:35:01 PM
@Rob from Maryland - When I see you here I think of bird songs, and I almost played "I'll Just Go Birdwatching" by Japanese experimental band After Dinner earlier in the program, but went with a different track by them, A Man of Marble, instead.
Lizbot (host) 6:36:04 PM
@Wes - Notice this song has Sparks content, since I know you like to keep track of my Sparks and XTC playing!
Lizbot (host) 6:37:14 PM
@Carlos Ramone - I love the West Philly one! We always make a day of it. Some of the sidewalks become impassable!
Rob from Maryland 🦀 🇺🇦 🌻 🇮🇷 6:37:20 PM
@Lizbot, I think you are right about musician deaths :-(
Rob from Maryland 🦀 🇺🇦 🌻 🇮🇷 6:37:53 PM
I am here for your Takahashi tribute
Lizbot (host) 6:38:47 PM
@Rob from Maryland - Glad you tuned in!
Rob from Maryland 🦀 🇺🇦 🌻 🇮🇷 6:38:53 PM
@Lizbot, I'll listen to "I'll Just Go Birdwatching" when your show is over
Lizbot (host) 6:39:07 PM
@ROb - he passed away the day before my show last week, but it wasn't really announced until that friday
Lizbot (host) 6:40:27 PM
@Rob from Maryland - Good plan! I will probably play that one on a future bird-themed program! I've done that theme before but not in many years, and there are far more than enough great bird-themed songs (and maybe some ACTUAL bird songs...maybe from my own birds!) to make many many hours of that theme!
TAndy 6:40:44 PM
I missed Tong Poo :(
Ossy Hyouka 6:41:34 PM
This kinda sounds music from the Chai Kingdom in Super Mario Land!
TAndy 6:42:25 PM
A lot of video game music from the time derived inspiration from YMO, Ossy! Their influence was far reaching, even decades later.
Ossy Hyouka 6:43:28 PM
Awesome spectacular very much, Tandy!
Lizbot (host) 6:43:57 PM
Hello TAndy - There's more YMO goodness to come!
TAndy 6:44:52 PM
That's one of the reasons why I regard YMO as one of the most important electronic music productions to have existed, having also given inspiration for ZUN's music for his Touhou games.
Lizbot (host) 6:45:03 PM
@TAndy - DEFINITELY! You can hear the YMO influence so strongly in the early Japanese video game soundtrack compositions!
Lizbot (host) 6:47:18 PM
@Ossy / TAndy - Back in the early 2000s I had ongoing discussions with Dino Lionetti of the Philly chiptune band Chromolodeon about how we need to make a documentary happen about those early Japanese video game composers, but thankfully someone eventually made that happen!
Number 6 6:49:20 PM
This sounds like R2D2 a bit.
TAndy 6:50:58 PM
The origin of a lot of the musical composition and techniques that Japanese producers use is still a huge unknown to me. The chord progressions used, the synths, everything to do with how they handle melodies has always been so different compared to western producers and I could never figure out why. I've asked this same question in CJ's chat.
Rob from Maryland 🦀 🇺🇦 🌻 🇮🇷 6:50:59 PM
@Lizbot, I'd love to hear your bird-themed program! Might I mention this song, (Swet Shop Boys - Birding) that I only learned about this week? It raps and rhymes all sorts of birds. They seem to have picked up a field guide or two and poured over it. The fan video cracks me up too: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-e6mU7bR_Q
TAndy 6:51:05 PM
EXTREME JAM 🚨🚨🚨🚨🚨🚨🚨🚨
Lizbot (host) 6:52:53 PM
This is a super-rad composition by the late Yukihiro Takahashi! I SO WISH I could've seen them live in London in 2008!!! I was in London that year for Sparks' 21 Nights fest and IF ONLY the YMO show could've happened the same stretch of time! A DREAM show!
DSM 6:53:13 PM
Makin me wanna play Mega Man 2 rn
Lizbot (host) 6:53:26 PM
@ROb from Maryland - oh nice! I gotta check that one out after the show!
Lizbot (host) 6:53:31 PM
@DSM - haha, totally!
Lizbot (host) 6:53:46 PM
You can tell this one is written by the DRUMMER! Such a galloping beat!
DSM 6:54:42 PM
love a good gallop, shuffle
Lizbot (host) 6:55:07 PM
Apparently Dragon Ball Z paid homage to the title track on this album with the song "Solid State Scouter" as the theme song of the 1990 television special Dragon Ball Z: Bardock – The Father of Goku.
Lizbot (host) 6:57:07 PM
There used to be an AWESOME animated music video to this Takako Minekawa "Maxi On!" song on the early 2000s art collective website "Milky Elephant," which was one of my favorite websites in my 20s, but it's hard to find much from that site anymore. The video is occasionally uploaded to YouTube. It features the dreamlike world of a floating elephant-girl!
TAndy 6:58:20 PM
Requesting Solid State Scouter 👁️👁️
Ossy Hyouka 6:59:04 PM
Solid State Scouter is legendary fire and so is Bardock himself. They gave him more depth in the Dragon Ball Super manga, Granola saga
Ossy Hyouka 7:00:02 PM
And great Akira revealed Goku and Raditz's mother, Gine long ago!
George Korein 7:09:11 PM
I got knifes by the thousand / I’m coming to your house and / I’ll slice up all your veggies / make a nice stir-fry
George Korein 7:09:53 PM
(to be rapped over this song)
Lizbot (host) 7:10:05 PM
@TAndy - haha, I'll see what I can do! I got a lot more than 51 minutes of music queued up! I WISH I had a 4+ hour show today!
Rofflestomp 7:10:23 PM
Some days you just need a Nimbus cloud.
Lizbot (host) 7:10:42 PM
@Ossy - haha, I love the name Granola Saga! Sounds like a breakfast odyssey!
Lizbot (host) 7:10:46 PM
Hi Rofflestomp!
George Korein 7:11:07 PM
Yes I’m millennial with the cutlery / Sell you 1000 knifes so you can cut with me
TAndy 7:11:34 PM
No pressure, Lizbot!
Lizbot (host) 7:11:41 PM
Hi George! - mmm, you are in my house...where is my promised stir-fry? I assume it will be on the table, warmed and awaiting me just as I get off air!
Rofflestomp 7:12:52 PM
Hi Lizbot, good evening folks.
Ossy Hyouka 7:13:10 PM
And be a Cocoa girl, Liz! https://i.pinimg.com/474x/29/76/3f/29763fb7930155c5b1a53350ceb97af7.jpg
George Korein 7:13:36 PM
If you want spaghetti w/ sauce, string beans and lupini beans like we had, I can make some more
TAndy 7:14:16 PM
This track right here 😳
Lizbot (host) 7:15:46 PM
@George - yOu got yr CutCo pitch all ready to go!
Rofflestomp 7:16:01 PM
My girlfriend is back in the States from China and I have no idea what I had for dinner this last week, but string beans were involved at some point.
Lizbot (host) 7:16:33 PM
@George - eh, doesn't appeal to me as much as either stir-fry or a capricious salad a la Miharu Koshi
TAndy 7:17:56 PM
Ambrosia salad with porn snouts mmmmm
TAndy 7:18:06 PM
Pork. I'm keeping the typo.
DSM 7:18:09 PM
Chop-chop-chop-chop!!
Lizbot (host) 7:19:51 PM
I feel like Neue Tanz in particular influenced the band Yello to make "Oh Yeah," which didn't come out 'til '85
Lizbot (host) 7:20:01 PM
@TAndy - haha!
Lizbot (host) 7:20:55 PM
@Rofflestomp - mmm, I have string beans downstairs, unless my husband finished them. His go-to Chinese take-out dish is string beans in brown sauce
DSM 7:21:50 PM
There's a Wang Chung song that must have been influenced by this as well
Lizbot (host) 7:23:26 PM
Everyone always compares Yukihiro Takahashi's voice to Bryan Ferry, and I can definitely hear that, esp on this track, though at times he sounds more like Bowie
Lizbot (host) 7:23:33 PM
@DSM - likely
Lizbot (host) 7:24:41 PM
@TAndy - You will have to make a fantastical cookbook that includes Miharu Koshi's "capricious salad" and yr "Ambrosia salad with porn snouts"!
TAndy 7:25:20 PM
My capricious salad has clown parts and bad juju scattered throughout it
Jason Ferraro 7:25:29 PM
Thanks for this show!
TAndy 7:25:50 PM
"Revolting, it got everyone out of my house on Christmas so I could have the damn night to myself" - New York Times
DSM 7:25:59 PM
are porn snouts similar to porn crumpets?
TAndy 7:27:01 PM
Absolutely do not EVER confuse the two, they are separate dishes. Putting porn crumpets in ambrosia will make the crumpets angry and you will have to put your knife set to good use
Lizbot (host) 7:27:51 PM
@DSM - One can only guess. I think the snouts are main course and the crumpets are more of an After Dinner treat...(get it? After Dinner (Haco's band we heard earlier tonight?...okay,i'll stop!)
Lizbot (host) 7:28:10 PM
Hello Jason! Thank you for tuning in!
Lizbot (host) 7:31:06 PM
@TAndy - haha, perfect review! Reminds me of that Chieftains song from their Christmas album "The Bells of Dublin," which is a holiday mainstay in my house, "St. Stephen's Day Murders" with Elvis Costello guesting on vocals (also written by him and Chieftains founder Paddy Moloney, who also died recently, in 2022.) In the song, the adults kick the kids outta the house by telling them to go hunt a wren on St. Stephen's Day (Dec 26th), which is an actual tradition in Ireland!
TAndy 7:32:05 PM
I'm guessing that song was made before the idea of a TV room to entertain the kids was a thing heheheh
George Korein 7:35:20 PM
That version of Daytripper is Slaytripper
Lizbot (host) 7:35:54 PM
@George - TRUTH
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ 7:35:57 PM
Expecting some Sadistic Mika Band.
Lizbot (host) 7:36:14 PM
@George - You are a truth-sayer and soothsayer
Lizbot (host) 7:36:19 PM
DTO - It's coming
Lizbot (host) 7:37:31 PM
@TAndy - Well it was the 80s, so that existed, but I think they wanted to preserve the time-honored, originally pagan, tradition of tormenting wrens in the name of parental peace and hangover recovery!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ 7:40:14 PM
🙃
Ted 7:44:26 PM
Anyone familiar with singer/pianist Yoeko Kurahashi? I find her utterly incomprehensible yet utterly fascinating.
Lizbot (host) 7:45:50 PM
Hi Ted! Thanks for listening! I see one album in the mid-90s from her but I am unfamiliar. I gotta check her out, sounds intriguing!
Ted 7:47:57 PM
You got 'Yoko' from Discogs - this is 'Yoeko', started in 2000 and mysteriously retired in 2008
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ 7:48:29 PM
The suspense is killing me
Lizbot (host) 7:49:04 PM
@Ted - hmmm, yeah there are often misspellings and alternate spellings on Discogs, esp with International artists, so I was guessing the same person, but I will have to dig deeper for this Yoeko!
Ted 7:50:01 PM
倉橋 ヨエコ This will clear it up!
Lizbot (host) 7:50:20 PM
@DTO - You gotta enter a Time Machine, jump back to the past, and then jump ahead to 2 1/2 minutes from now and you will hear some Sadistic Mika
Lizbot (host) 7:50:27 PM
Thanks, Ted!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ 7:51:49 PM
Saving the best for last? ☺️
jimboo 7:52:18 PM
BOT! 🤖
Lizbot (host) 7:53:13 PM
Hello jimbooo!
DSM 7:53:24 PM
DTO is smashing tea cups rn
Lizbot (host) 7:53:41 PM
@DTO - I hope you just stepped outta yr time machine to 1974 for this track
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ 7:53:54 PM
SMASH ☕️
Lizbot (host) 7:54:02 PM
@DSM - ha!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ 7:54:05 PM
🙏🏼
DSM 7:54:53 PM
Thanks for this show Lizbot, twas fantastic! Thanks Yukihiro Takahashi!
jimboo 7:54:55 PM
This show has been fantastic!
Lizbot (host) 7:55:01 PM
Thanks, Jimboo!
Lizbot (host) 7:55:07 PM
Thx, DSM!
TAndy 7:55:13 PM
Thank you Lizbot!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ 7:55:20 PM
Yeah what he said
Lizbot (host) 7:55:32 PM
Thanks, TAndy!
Lizbot (host) 7:55:41 PM
Thanks for hanging and listening, everyone!
jimboo 7:56:07 PM
This funk is monstrous 🧟
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ 7:56:29 PM
Ikr
Ossy Hyouka 7:56:32 PM
Spectacular awesome very much, Liz!
Number 6 7:56:55 PM
Thanks for a great show! Over already.:(
Rob from Maryland 🦀 🇺🇦 🌻 🇮🇷 7:57:14 PM
Thanks for this tribute show, @Lizbot!
Number 6 7:58:02 PM
BCNU!
Lizbot (host) 8:00:13 PM
Thanks for listening, Rob!
Lizbot (host) 8:00:17 PM
Thanks OSsy!
Lizbot (host) 8:00:27 PM
Thanks number 6!
Lizbot (host) 8:00:35 PM
@jimboo - haha, true!
Lizbot (host) 8:00:50 PM
Thanks for listening DTO !
Lizbot (host) 8:01:03 PM
Hopefully see you all here next Thursday!
Lizbot (host) 8:01:59 PM
I hope no other artists I love die in the meantime!