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Tomorrow is an Octopus

Aug 28, 2023 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM


With Dan Ruccia

Cephalopod dance parties for the apocalypse.

A Cesura


Is anything real? [Book cover by my not assistant DJ who started third grade today]

I'm taking the fall season off, so this is probably my last regular show until 2024 or so.

Tomorrow is an Octopus
10:01 AM
Alice Coltrane - My Favorite Things
Alice Coltrane My Favorite Things
World Galaxy Impulse! 1971
10:08 AM
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Background: Boredoms "Vision Creates Newsun"

10:12 AM
Sonic Youth - Kotton Krown
Sonic Youth Kotton Krown N
Live in Brooklyn 2011 Silver Current 2023
10:17 AM
Janet Kay - Silly Games
Janet Kay Silly Games
The Definitive Hits Collection (1977-1985) Janet Kay 2011
10:21 AM
Orbiting Human Circus & The Music Tapes - I Cover the Waterfront
Orbiting Human Circus & The Music Tapes I Cover the Waterfront N
Quartet Plus Two Merge 2023
10:25 AM
Kaleidoscope - I'm Crazy
Kaleidoscope I'm Crazy
Kaleidoscope Now-Again Records 1969
10:28 AM
Datblygu - Dafydd Iwan Yn Y Glaw
Datblygu Dafydd Iwan Yn Y Glaw
Wyau Ankstmusik 2004
10:31 AM
Dr. Octagon - Earth People
Dr. Octagon Earth People
Dr. Octagonecologyst DreamWorks 1996
10:36 AM
Suicide - Ghost Rider
Suicide Ghost Rider
Suicide (Remastered) Mute, a BMG Company 2019
10:38 AM
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10:43 AM
Oxbow - The Night the Room Started Burning
Oxbow The Night the Room Started Burning N
Love's Holiday Ipecac Recordings 2023
10:48 AM
Terrine - Baton Xxl Will Make a Record One Day
Terrine Baton Xxl Will Make a Record One Day N
Standing Abs Bruit Direct Disques 2023
10:53 AM
Sylvester - God Bless The Child
Sylvester God Bless The Child N
Private Recordings, August 1970 Dark Entries 2023
10:57 AM
Reverend Kristin Michael Hayter - ALL OF MY FRIENDS ARE GOING TO HELL
Reverend Kristin Michael Hayter ALL OF MY FRIENDS ARE GOING TO HELL N
SAVED! Perpetual Flame Ministries 2023
11:01 AM
Chipmunks on 16 speed - Bad
Chipmunks on 16 speed Bad
Vol. 1
11:06 AM
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11:13 AM
Jaimie Branch - Baba Louie
Jaimie Branch Baba Louie N
Fly or Die Fly or Die Fly or Die ((world war)) International Anthem 2023
11:21 AM
Dudu Pukwana - Izulu Liyaduduma
Dudu Pukwana Izulu Liyaduduma
Dudu Phukwana and the "Spears" Matsuli Music Limited 2021
11:25 AM
Edsel Axle - Singular Grace
Edsel Axle Singular Grace N
Variable Happiness Worried Songs 2023
=Rosali Middleman
11:30 AM
Namian Sidibé - Garaba Mama
Namian Sidibé Garaba Mama N
Namian Sidibé Sahel Sounds 2023
11:35 AM
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11:38 AM
Agriculture - Look, Pt. 1
Agriculture Look, Pt. 1 N
Agriculture The Flenser 2023
11:40 AM
Black Math Horseman - Deerslayer
Black Math Horseman Deerslayer
Wyllt Tee Pee Records 2009
11:46 AM
Horse Lords - Mess Mend
Horse Lords Mess Mend
Comradely Objects RVNG Intl. 2022
11:51 AM
Eddy Current Suppression Ring - Anxiety
Eddy Current Suppression Ring Anxiety
Rush To Relax Melodic 2010
11:54 AM
Rena and Her Men - This is Goodbye
Rena and Her Men This is Goodbye
Single Rena 1981
11:56 AM
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11:56 AM
Alice Coltrane - Rama Rama
Alice Coltrane Rama Rama
World Spirituality Classics 1: The Ecstatic Music of Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda Luaka Bop 2017
Chat is archived.
Dan Ruccia (host) 9:58:51 AM
Radio radio radio radio radio radio!
Brian D 10:11:40 AM
Enjoy your break eightfold Dan. Recharge time
TAndy 10:12:04 AM
Greetings! Hope you enjoy your time off from the airwaves, and Mike Lupica as well.
Brian D 10:13:02 AM
Good article on the Sonic Tooth show Dan mentioned: https://www.npr.org/2023/08/16/1193876736/sonic-youth-last-concert-oral-history
Dan Ruccia (host) 10:13:26 AM
Thanks, Brian and TAndy!
Dan Ruccia (host) 10:13:35 AM
And yeah, I was going to share that article! A great read
Brian D 10:16:28 AM
Missed out on that and the free 4th July show at Battery Park few years earlier... missed a lot of SY shows oh well. The Brooklyn one on this "new" release is one for the ages. Some great stage patter from TM as usual
Brian D 10:20:24 AM
Hit that note!
Brian D 10:22:16 AM
Climb a ladder way up above the treble clef staff to write out those notes.... careful
Dan Ruccia (host) 10:22:29 AM
I think the last SY show I saw was one of the Daydream Nation replays in summer 07? A totally cool experience
Dan Ruccia (host) 10:22:52 AM
Janet Kay: Queen of the ledger lines
Brian D 10:29:49 AM
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 10:30:34 AM
Travis (Sur Tizzle) 10:31:53 AM
Kool !!
Brian D 10:32:17 AM
Mifawnwy... I'm Daffyd, the only Welsh in the village
Dan Ruccia (host) 10:32:26 AM
Controlled by gamma light!
Brian D 10:33:22 AM
Octapi to Octagon. They of the 8
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 10:33:55 AM
DJ DanRuccia! Hello! Enjoy your break! Already looking forward to seeing your name back on the schedule FYI! Big cheers to you!
Brian D 10:34:11 AM
Something very Fall about the keyboards in a good way
Dan Ruccia (host) 10:36:43 AM
It always reminds me of this Suicide song, Brian
Brian D 10:37:00 AM
Dan breaking out all the hits
Dan Ruccia (host) 10:37:00 AM
Thanks, MrM! I'm hoping to pick up some fill ins during the fall, so I won't be too far away
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 10:38:02 AM
DR. OCTAGON❣️ I remember posing for that album cover ☠️ 🙃
Brian D 10:39:30 AM
Cars Candy-O opener track owed a bit to that'n and Suicide / Vega too
Brian D 10:41:27 AM
Mike Myers had a good bit on watching Welsh language TV. Trivia game shows. How every answer in the multiple choice selections sounded the same
TAndy 10:41:38 AM
Orbiting HUMAN circus? 👽
Brian D 10:42:41 AM
Oh Wales... mind if we trade you some vowels for "W"s ... just wwonderwwingww
Dan Ruccia (host) 10:46:50 AM
I imagine it must be very hard to play Scrabble in Welsh. Not enough Ws or Ys
TAndy 10:52:17 AM
This rules so much
TAndy 10:54:28 AM
!!!!! Sylvester! I need to check out this release. Dark Entries knows what's up
Dan Ruccia (host) 10:54:54 AM
So far this is the only single from the album but it sounds INCREDIBLE
Dan Ruccia (host) 10:55:42 AM
TAndy 10:56:12 AM
Oh man the description is making me so so curious. I might actually pre order this
Dá Bəng Gôu 10:57:17 AM
6/8 is strong like 7-ply plywoods. Bless The Child. Thanks for the musics.
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 10:57:39 AM
Pure Moods 💞
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 11:01:47 AM
Such a great hour! 👏 👏 👏
Richard from Rocky Hill 11:02:45 AM
@ Dan Ruccia (host) Thanks for that new version of "I Cover the Waterfront." Interesting song history: The best-selling 1932 book by newspaper man Max Weber (subtitled "Stories from the San Diego Shore") independently inspired, in 1933, the song by Johnny Green & Edward Heyman and a film noir crime drama starring Claudette Cobert & Ben Lyon. The song quickly became such a hit (and later a jazz vocal standard) that during post-production the movie's soundtrack was reworked to include it.
TAndy 11:03:09 AM
Good Lord what is this LOL I love it
Bud Burroughs 11:03:30 AM
I had to look up Reverend Kristin Michael Hayter. So that's Lingua Ignota's new persona!
TAndy 11:03:32 AM
I was just thinking about the Chipmunks earlier, now here we are
Dan Ruccia (host) 11:04:48 AM
Bud: Yeah, I'm so here for her dark Christian phase
Dan Ruccia (host) 11:04:58 AM
TAndy, you are in for a treat: https://chipmunkson16speed.bandcamp.com/album/vol-14
Dan Ruccia (host) 11:05:03 AM
er https://chipmunkson16speed.bandcamp.com/album/vol-1
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 11:06:05 AM
TAndy 11:06:09 AM
Just made the immediate purchase for $6.66 because this is delightfully devilish
Jon Solomon 11:07:31 AM
Enjoy your time off-air Dan, but please be primed to cover a show for me in...say...December?
TAndy 11:10:07 AM
re: chipmunks https://spinitron.com/images/Playlist/15/95/30/15953058/editor/627ab8be6302a.jpg
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 11:11:03 AM
Dan Ruccia (host) 11:14:59 AM
TAndy: Amazing!
Dan Ruccia (host) 11:15:09 AM
@Jon: Totally
Parrscream 11:16:04 AM
Good morning Dan! I've listened to this Jamie Branch album multiple times this weekend! My favorite is "Borealis Dancing".
Dan Ruccia (host) 11:16:30 AM
It's sooooooooooooooo gooooooooooood
Jon Solomon 11:16:47 AM
This record is great. Really sad listening to it, but great.
Dan Ruccia (host) 11:17:00 AM
Yeah, exactly
Richard from Rocky Hill 11:18:39 AM
@ Dan Ruccia (host) Covers pf "I Cover the Waterfront" -- famously by Billie Holiday, The Ink Spots and Frank Sinatra, but also even Annie Lenox, John Lee Hooker and Chris Thile. Wow ...
Dan Ruccia (host) 11:20:07 AM
That's all really fascinating, Richard. I think the Orbiting Human Circus album has a few other covers from that same era. Might have to check out that movie, too
Richard from Rocky Hill 11:24:39 AM
@ Dan Ruccia (host) Hmmmm ... thanks, I'll also have to check out the new Orbiting Human Circus album and the 1933 "I Cover the Waterfront" pic. Happy sabbtical from WPRB, Dan. We'll miss you hugely, and await to greet you -- in some tomorrow -- with a multi-armed octopusian embrace!
Dan Ruccia (host) 11:28:35 AM
Thanks, Richard!
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 11:34:30 AM
I hope book by Not Assistant DJ includes soundtrack of original compositions on CD 📕💿 🎼 🎶 Enjoy extra time together this Fall, DJ DanRuccia! 3rd Grade❣️
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 11:40:24 AM
Of course this is WestSiiidddeee 😈
Dan Ruccia (host) 11:40:32 AM
Yes, that saxophone break was part of the Agriculture tune
Brian D 11:40:36 AM
Some good info on the South African expat jazz musicians in producer Joe Boyd's book "White Bicycles: Making Music in the 1960s" incl D Pakwana
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 11:40:53 AM
Oh! 🎷❣️
George Korein 11:44:40 AM
Nice sax break
Brian D 11:48:20 AM
Unmistakable Horse Lords sound
-ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ-💀 11:53:51 AM
Another excellent hour! TopNotch Show! Many thanks and kind regards to you, DJ DanRuccia!
Dá Bəng Gôu 11:57:10 AM
Great shows. Thanks you for the musics. Good-bye.
TAndy 11:57:28 AM
Thank you so much for the show, Dan Ruccia! Excellent final edition <3
Bud Burroughs 11:57:34 AM
Don't stay away too long, Dan
Brian D 11:57:58 AM
Ta Mr. Dan. Great season
Dan Ruccia (host) 11:59:39 AM
Thanks, everyone! I'll be back soon, don't worry!
TAndy 12:00:00 PM
Looking forward to the morning time walks/bike rides next year ;)