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Tomorrow is an Octopus

Jul 10, 2023 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM


With Dan Ruccia

Cephalopod dance parties for the apocalypse.

The Unit to Measure the Curse

Tomorrow is an Octopus
10:00 AM
Drive Like Jehu - Luau
Drive Like Jehu Luau
Yank Crime (Bonus Track Version) Swami 2002
RIP Rick Froberg
10:10 AM
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Background: Dewa Alit and Gamela Salukat - Chasing the Phantom

10:14 AM
The Black Heart Procession - The Inviation
The Black Heart Procession The Inviation
Amore del Tropico Touch and Go Records 2002
10:18 AM
Scrawl - The Garden Path
Scrawl The Garden Path
Travel On, Rider Rhino/Elektra 1996
10:22 AM
Ennio Morricone - 4 Mosche di velluto grigio (titoli)
Ennio Morricone 4 Mosche di velluto grigio (titoli)
4 mosche di velluto grigio Soundtrack 1971
10:24 AM
F-Systems - Run Through the Jungle
F-Systems Run Through the Jungle
Four Flies on Grey Velvet 2020
10:30 AM
Public Image Ltd - Careering (BBC John Peel Session)
Public Image Ltd Careering (BBC John Peel Session)
The Public Image Is Rotten (Songs From the Heart) UMC (Universal Music Catalogue) 2018
10:37 AM
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10:43 AM
Zoh Amba, Chris Corsano & Bill Orcutt - What Emptiness Do You Gaze Upon!
Zoh Amba, Chris Corsano & Bill Orcutt What Emptiness Do You Gaze Upon! N
The Flower School 2023
10:49 AM
Marina Herlop - Lyssof
Marina Herlop Lyssof
Pripyat PAN 2022
10:53 AM
Born Heller - Good Times
Born Heller Good Times
Born Heller Locust Music 2004
10:56 AM
Low - Disappearing
Low Disappearing
HEY WHAT Sub Pop Records 2021
10:59 AM
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11:06 AM
José Maceda - Strata (1987)
José Maceda Strata (1987)
Drone and Melody Tzadik 2007
11:26 AM
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11:28 AM
José Maceda - Music for Five Pianos
José Maceda Music for Five Pianos
Music for Five Pianos; Two Pianos and Four Winds ALM Records
Chat is archived.
Dan Ruccia (host) 10:01:15 AM
Hiya friends! Happy Monday
Mike Lupica 10:15:10 AM
Hey Dan! And good morning all. In case you haven't yet noticed, WPRB's FM signal is off the air this morning for scheduled tower work at our broadcast site. We expect to come back on sometime this afternoon. Regular programming continues on our webstreams, so point your device at or to stay on top of things!
Mike Lupica 10:15:32 AM
The good news is that we are more than halfway through the tower work, so I expect a few more days of intermittent outages and then we'll be back at ya 24/7 on the Frequency Modulation tip.
Dan Ruccia (host) 10:16:07 AM
Thanks for the update, Mike! Can't wait for this work to be done so we can get back to our regular modulations
Mike Lupica 10:21:15 AM
Aye, completely agree!
Rob from Maryland 10:21:50 AM
Good morning Dan and Mike. I'm so happy to hear Scrawl right now!
Dan Ruccia (host) 10:23:18 AM
Hi Rob! Gotta represent the Columbus rock!
Mike Lupica 10:26:13 AM
I think that's the only Scrawl record I've never listened to and that song was so good, I now feel like this has been a grave mistake on my part.
Commie Francis ☭ 10:28:24 AM
F-systems is my jam! Thank you for playing my jam
Commie Francis ☭ 10:30:44 AM
There's a great video of them playing on public access tv
Dan Ruccia (host) 10:31:08 AM
Happy to, Commie! A friend played their music during the preshow for a screening of the Argento film their collection is named after, so I had to play them here. Definitely need to listen to more of it!
Parrscream 10:32:26 AM
Hello everyone. A happy Monday morning to all!
Mike Lupica 10:32:34 AM
Anyone else watch the PiL "The Public Image is Rotten" doc? It's on YouTube now -- watched it a couple weeks ago when I was sick and thought it was great.
Commie Francis ☭ 10:37:55 AM
Commie Francis ☭ 10:38:05 AM
Bookmark it ruccia
Mike Lupica 10:38:36 AM
This mic break brought to you by The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom
Rob from Maryland 10:41:45 AM
The Elektra Scrawl records are their best
Dan Ruccia (host) 10:45:24 AM
Update: My daughter just clarified that the mail I have is in Animal Crossing, not in the physical world
Jon Solomon 11:14:41 AM
Travel On Rider = very good and Mike I can rip you a copy (plus the radio-only EP that has a Ted Nugent medley and some other exclusive stuff on it).
Jon Solomon 11:16:11 AM
To be clear where I stand: Ted Nugent sucks as much as Scrawl rules.
Dan Ruccia (host) 11:30:32 AM
If you're curious to learn more about Maceda, here's a great article in Bomb:
Bud Burroughs 11:54:12 AM
Very cool piece of music! It's interesting that you mentioned Terry Riley, since that was my first though on hearing it.
Bud Burroughs 11:54:25 AM
Dan Ruccia (host) 11:55:20 AM
Yeah, it totally feels like some alternate version of minimalism that none of the American guys would have come up with. All of Maceda's music that I've heard has that vibe
Bud Burroughs 11:56:17 AM
I'll definitely dig into more of it
Dan Ruccia (host) 11:57:24 AM
Thanks for tuning in, everyone!