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Tomorrow is an Octopus

Mar 6, 2023 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM


With Dan Ruccia

Cephalopod dance parties for the apocalypse.

Something Unfortunate Sticks

Tomorrow is an Octopus
9:59 AM
Mahan Esfahani & Concerto Köln - Harpsichord Concerto, Op. 40: II. Vivace
Mahan Esfahani & Concerto Köln Harpsichord Concerto, Op. 40: II. Vivace
Time Present and Time Past Archiv Produktion 2015
Composed by Henryk Górecki
10:05 AM
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Background: Circle - Hissi

10:08 AM
Wayne Shorter - Over Shadow Hill Way
Wayne Shorter Over Shadow Hill Way
Beyond the Sound Barrier Verve 2005
10:21 AM
Miles Davis - Spanish Key (Live at the Fillmore East, New York, NY - March 1970)
Miles Davis Spanish Key (Live at the Fillmore East, New York, NY - March 1970)
Live At The Fillmore East (March 7, 1970) - It's About That Time Columbia/Legacy 1970
10:29 AM
Wayne Shorter - S.S. Golden Mean (Live)
Wayne Shorter S.S. Golden Mean (Live)
Without a Net (Live) Blue Note Records 2013
10:34 AM
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10:38 AM
Kate Fagan - I Don't Wanna Be Too Cool
Kate Fagan I Don't Wanna Be Too Cool N
I Don't Wanna Be Too Cool (Expanded Edition) Captured Tracks 2023
10:41 AM
Riggings - Lola
Riggings Lola N
Lola - Single 2023
Kinks cover
10:45 AM
Phew - Depth of the Forehead
Phew Depth of the Forehead N
Our Likeness Mute 1992
10:49 AM
Mc Yallah & Debmaster - Sikwebela
Mc Yallah & Debmaster Sikwebela N
Yallah Beibe Hakuna Kulala 2023
10:52 AM
Olga Bell - Power User
Olga Bell Power User
Tempo One Little Independent 2016
10:55 AM
Filmmaker - The Love Market
Filmmaker The Love Market
The Love Market Filmmaker 2020
11:00 AM
Nadah El Shazly - Afqid Adh-Dhakira
Nadah El Shazly Afqid Adh-Dhakira
Ahwar Nawa Recordings 2017
11:05 AM
Kalia Vandever - Mirrored Solitude
Kalia Vandever Mirrored Solitude N
We Fell in Turn AKP Recordings 2023
11:08 AM
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11:16 AM
BIG|BRAVE - The One Who Bornes a Weary Load
BIG|BRAVE The One Who Bornes a Weary Load N
Nature Morte Thrill Jockey Records 2023
11:25 AM
Steeler - Ready To Explode
Steeler Ready To Explode
Bound For Hell: On the Sunset Strip V/A Numero Group 2022
11:29 AM
Saccharine Trust - I Am Right
Saccharine Trust I Am Right
Paganicons SST Records 1981
RIP Spot
11:31 AM
Big Boys - Prison
Big Boys Prison
The Fat Elvis Touch and Go Records 1993
11:34 AM
Rudimentary Peni - The Horrors in the Museum
Rudimentary Peni The Horrors in the Museum N
Cacophony Sealed Records 1988
11:36 AM
Kanaan - Amazon (feat. Hedvig Mollestad)
Kanaan Amazon (feat. Hedvig Mollestad) N
Amazon (feat. Hedvig Mollestad) - Single Jansen Records 2023
11:42 AM
Silkworm - The Brain
Silkworm The Brain
Italian Platinum Touch and Go Records 2002
11:45 AM
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11:50 AM
Natural Information Society - Stigmergy
Natural Information Society Stigmergy N
Since Time Is Gravity Eremite 2023
Chat is archived.
Dan Ruccia (host) 10:02:12 AM
Good morning, my tentacled friends!
DSM 10:03:41 AM
Morning Dan, this harpsichord concerto is quite something!
DSM 10:03:54 AM
Something good that is
Brian D 10:07:40 AM
Ya that was wild. Great start
Dan Ruccia (host) 10:09:14 AM
It is a bonkers little piece. I need to spend some more time with it, for sure
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ 10:15:12 AM
A week late, but I’ll be airing Wayne Shorter compositions this Friday morning; half hour with Miles Davis Quintet, and an hour with Weather Report. Dan B. I’m sure will be doing something deep later today.
Dan Ruccia (host) 10:17:22 AM
Oh awesome! I'll be excited to tune in to that!
Dan Ruccia (host) 10:17:41 AM
Got a Miles recording coming up next, too
DSM 10:18:30 AM
lookin' forward to it DTO 👍
DSM 10:19:12 AM
ꓳꓕꓷ, I should say
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ 10:19:31 AM
Brian D 10:22:37 AM
Spanish Key! Groove central
Brian D 10:29:27 AM
Love that overdriven electric piano all bright and up front!
Dan Ruccia (host) 10:30:02 AM
Totally. And Corea is absolutely on fire on that concert
Brian D 10:37:39 AM
Ya 1970. Miles playing the Bill Graham Fillmore venues. Miles Qtet opened for the Grateful Dead over on the other coast at the Fillmore West in San Francisco around same era
Brian D 10:39:41 AM
Few weeks later that run... Steve Grossman replaces Wayne. Also available officially as the "Black Beauty "release.
Commie Francis ☭ 10:41:20 AM
Ooh i didn't know this was reissued!
Dan Ruccia (host) 10:41:40 AM
Yeah! https://katefagan.bandcamp.com/album/i-dont-wanna-be-too-cool-expanded-edition
Richard from Rocky Hill 10:43:37 AM
@Dan Ruccia (host) Big love always to Kate Fagan for "I Don't Wanna Be Too Cool," a welcome counteractive to the Age of Bling & Influencers.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ 10:44:48 AM
I think Lola just violated a few new Florida laws
Dan Ruccia (host) 10:47:12 AM
And Tennessee, and Kansas, and... Fucking anti-trans bullshit
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ 10:55:13 AM
Thanks for promoting my show, Dan 🙏🏼
Dan Ruccia (host) 10:57:28 AM
Happy to!
unoclay 11:00:04 AM
love this, im bladerunning on a headful of coffee hacking the matrix and bobbing my head all at once
Brian D 11:15:27 AM
Don't remember it but I had the single of the Kinks then new song Lola when I was about 1-2 years old. Good sing along. Ray Davies & swingin London so ahead of the world.
Dan Ruccia (host) 11:17:07 AM
I can't remember if I heard the Weird Al version of it first, but I've always loved that song
unoclay 11:18:14 AM
definitely heard the weird al version 100s of times before i ever knew Lola was a song
Dan Ruccia (host) 11:22:49 AM
y-o-d-a yoda
Brian D 11:26:04 AM
Steeler! Get yer 80s on
Dan Ruccia (host) 11:26:58 AM
I really need to pick up this box set
Dan Buskirk 11:43:50 AM
hey dan! Friend wanted me to give the thumbs up to your kalia solo tune....
Dan Ruccia (host) 11:44:26 AM
Thanks, Dan! I heard the other single from that on your show a few weeks ago
Måth Röck Såbbåth 11:47:52 AM
Oi Monday innit
Dan Buskirk 11:48:19 AM
I quickly assured him that i'd played it weeks ago (always hustlin'...)
Måth Röck Såbbåth 11:48:44 AM
RIP Spot
Dan Buskirk 11:51:39 AM
Yeah, those SPOT classics were all huge during my formatiuve college radio days...
Dan Ruccia (host) 11:52:05 AM
Steve Albini had a nice little remembrance of him and his importance on the bird site
Dan Ruccia (host) 11:52:52 AM
And here's the Silkworm article (with an appearance of WPRB's own Jon Solomon): https://www.popmatters.com/oral-history-silkworm-italian-platinum
Dan Buskirk 11:54:24 AM
Måth Röck Såbbåth 11:55:55 AM
I always associate Spot with early Meat Puppets
Richard from Rocky Hill 11:56:02 AM
@ Dan Ruccia (host) Being a fan of H.P. Lovecraft's horror-fantasy fiction, I wondered if Rudimentary Peni's "The Horrors in the Museum" was inspired by the short story "The Horror in the Museum" which he helped aspiring author Hazel Heald pen in 1932. But I couldn't understand the guitar-buried vocals. So I did a web search on the lyrics, and ...
Richard from Rocky Hill 11:58:03 AM
... sure enough there are Lovecraft references a-plenty. But I must riff on the opneing lines "A muse musing in a museum/What's the use of looking if you don't see 'em?" and ask "What's the use of lyrics if no onee can hear them?" ;-))
Måth Röck Såbbåth 11:58:22 AM
The horrors of crustpunkery
Dan Ruccia (host) 11:58:33 AM
Dan Ruccia (host) 11:58:41 AM
That's super fascinating, Richard
Richard from Rocky Hill 11:59:01 AM
I hate to be an old f*rt on this, but it seems the mix on so many indie rock records favors the guitar/drums to the obliteration of the sung poetry ...
Richard from Rocky Hill 11:59:12 AM
Dan Ruccia (host) 12:00:05 PM
Thanks for tuning in, y'all! See you next week
Richard from Rocky Hill 12:00:11 PM
@ Dan Ruccia (host) Anyway, another great showe, Dan, thanks!
Richard from Rocky Hill 12:00:21 PM
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