Last updated August 16, 2014

Lo Finest is a program dedicated to the appreciation of homemade recordings that were made and distributed on cassette tapes during the 1980s and 90s, hosted by veteran home recording artist Charles Rice Goff III.

Thousands of sonic artists were cranking out cassettes all over the world during the 80s and 90s. The whole cassette explosion took place long before people had home computers, the internet, email, mp3s, and all that. People found out about hometapers by reading various publications that offered reviews of tapes, by listening to those rare radio broadcasts that would feature home tapes, by sending a letter to a contact address that had been printed on one of the many compilation cassettes that were created and distributed during this period, etc. Most hometapers were not approaching their craft as a means to achieving economic success, and this allowed for some incredibly free thinking endeavors to be realized. Trading tapes was common, offering a sort of sonic cultural exchange that had never really been possible before the age of inexpensive home recording technology.

You can contact Charles through his Taped Rugs website at: tapedrugs.com. He asks listeners to please not send him old cassettes to play on this show, because he's got more than enough to work with already. However, he is very interested in any information that you would like to share about the cassette culture.

Other Taped Rug Productions links:

CLICK HERE to visit the Taped Rugs Productions Audio-Visual Archive Directory

Visit tapedrugs.podomatic.com to hear podcasts of new and old Taped Rugs recordings mixed together to embellish wide-ranging themes... Unique experiences for adventurous listener.

Lo Finest Show #32 (August 16, 2014)

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[Track 1: 0:00] Dave Fuglewicz - "Nuclear Destiny" (from Industrial Strength #1)
[Track 2: 7:19] Dave Fuglewicz - "Sly Dr. Fermento's Holiday" (from Industrial Strength #2)
[Track 3: 15:19] Captain Mission - "Southern tier" (from Analog Space)
[Track 4: 23:46] Captain Mission - "Nova Libertatia" (from Analog Space)
[Track 5: 25:38] Charles Rice Goff III - "Tomb Of The Unknown Textile Worker" (from Bare Arms On Public Streets)
[Track 6: 36:11] Walls Of Genius - "Flying Cluck" (from Now Not Then)
[Track 7: 39:41] Walls Of Genius - "Warning System Test" (from Now Not Then)
[Track 8: 43:50] Walls Of Genius - "All My Loving" (from Now Not Then)
[Track 9: 50:30] Introspectral - excerpts from "AGFA LNS 90"
[Track 10: 53:22] Jack Hurwitz (Jack Hertz) - "Open Wide" (from Pointillism)
[Track 11: 58:27] Jack Hurwitz (Jack Hertz) - excerpt from A Thin Drone Silence
[Track 12: 1:01:42] Jack Hurwitz (Jack Hertz) - excerpt from A Thin Drone Silence

Part 2 Playlist

[Track 1: 0:00] Ken Clinger - "Computer" (from KC01)
[Track 2: 6:10] Ken Clinger - "The Mind" (from KC01)
[Track 3: 9:56] Ken Clinger - "11:32" (from KC01)
[Track 4: 11:34] Ken Clinger - "Three Of Us" (from KC02)
[Track 5: 15:03] Ken Clinger - "Framework" (from KC02)
[Track 6: 16:02] Ken Clinger - "Started So Long" (from KC02)
[Track 7: 17:54] Linda Smith - "Do You Know The Way To San Jose" (from Do You Know The Way...)
[Track 8: 22:11] Linda Smith - "Figment Of Your Imagination" (from Put It In Writing)
[Track 9: 27:04] Linda Smith - "All I Did" (from Do You Know The Way...)
[Track 10: 29:47] Linda Smith - "Girl On The Train" (from The Space Between The Buildings)
[Track 11: 33:21] Ryan J. Boyd - "My Soul Realized" (from Happy Returns From The Dark Night Of The Soul)
[Track 12: 35:45] Ryan J. Boyd - "Kurt Cobain In A Rocking Chair" (from Happy Returns From The Dark Night Of The Soul)
[Track 13: 37:09] Ryan J. Boyd - "What Do You Do" (from Happy Returns From The Dark Night Of The Soul)
[Track 14: 38:25] Ryan J. Boyd - "Invokation" (from The Other Side)
[Track 15: 40:10] Ryan J. Boyd - "You Are An Idea" (from The Other Side)
[Track 16: 41:51] Ryan J. Boyd - "Open Your Door" (from The Other Side)
[Track 17: 52:27] Mind Skelp-chur - Mannequin Hands
[Track 18: 56:36] Vraxoin - Loop Chain (from Impact)
[Track 19: 1:04:05] Vraxoin - "Tensile" (from Tensile)

LINKS!!!

Dave Fuglewicz "Industrial Strength 1": https://archive.org/details/IndustrialStrength1

Dave Fuglewicz "Industrial Strength 2": https://archive.org/details/IndustrialStrength2

Kassette Kult: http://www.haltapes.com/kassette-kult-tapes.html

Jack Hurwitz/Jack Hertz: "Pointillism": http://jackhertz.bandcamp.com/album/pointillism

Jack Hurwitz/Jack Hertz: "A Thin Drone Silence": http://jackhertz.bandcamp.com/album/a-thin-drone-silence

Encyclotronic: http://encyclotronic.com

Ken Clinger: Tapography: http://web.archive.org/web/20050322185647/http://members.aol.com/kcmusik/mus3-d-crn.html

Linda Smith: Online Recordings: http://therecordingsoflindasmith.yolasite.com

Linda Smith: All The Stars That Never Were: http://junipertreesongs.bandcamp.com/album/jts012-all-the-stars-that-never-were

Ryan J. Boyd: "Live You Tube Video": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u3YlptIZ9cY AND https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vmzkbqmw4Fs

Adam Hurlburt: "Vraxoin Biography": http://www.reocities.com/Area51/Quadrant/4534/vraxbio.html

"Mannequin Hands Live By T. Lord": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mbajspm0H-M




Lo Finest Show #31 (March 27, 2014)

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[Track 1: 0:00-11:26] Die Rache - "Waffenbruder" (from Die Rache)
[Track 2: 11:26-23:51] Das Freie Orchester - "Storfall" (from 1. Programm)
[Track 3: 23:51-26:28] Viscera - "Changing Minds" (from A Whole Universe Of Horror Movies)
[Track 4: 26:28-29:56] Tetsuya Fukyui - "Introduction To Exhalation" (from Best Text Of Japan)
[Track 5: 29:56-34:25] Solomonoff and Von Hoffmannstahl - "10" (from The Joke Project)
[Track 6: 34:25-36:43] Post Prandials - excerpt from "Julia's Holiday" (from Julia's Holiday)
[Track 7: 36:43-39:30] Skin Graft - excerpt from "Psychodelia" (from Psychodelia)
[Track 8: 39:30-54:51] Mark Phillips and Robert Lawrence - "Automation" (from The Dadacomputer)
[Track 9: 54:54-58:51] Rinus van Alebeek - "Don't Talk At The Disco" (from Don't Talk At The Disco)
[Track 10: 58:51-1:02:57] Rinus van Alebeek - excerpt from "Ranch" (from "Ranch")
[Track 11: 1:02:57-1:05:48] Disism - "Unintelligible Stream" (from Boney Baloney)
[Track 12: 1:05:48-1:10:46] Rebekah's Tape - "Cow Spit" (from Make Shift 14)
[Track 13: 1:10:46-1:14:24] Amalgamated - excerpt from "No Way Out" (from No Way Out)
[Track 14: 1:14:24-1:33:54] Dog Hallucination - "Fawn Sight At Bottom Road" (from The Moon Is Hungry)
[Track 15: 1:33:54-1:38:04] Ca Qui Parle! - excerpt 7 from "Ca Qui Parle!" (from Ca Qui Parle!)
[Track 16: 1:38:04-1:47:21] Human Flesh - "Fifth Mirage" (from A Collection Of Ambiant Music Volume 1)



Lo Finest Show #30: Feminine Influences (April 16, 2013)

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[Track 1: 0:00-9:34] Robin O'Brien/David Mitros - Lie Here (from Tree Of Life)

From The Heterodox Conclusion:

[Track 2: 9:34-12:12] Tara Cross - PK-15
[Track 3: 12:12-15:55] Nadine Bal - La Somnifère De L'Eternité
[Track 4: 15:55-20:44] Roberta Eklund - Obsession
[Track 5: 20:44-22:45] Audio Leter - About The Culture Of Sleep
[Track 6: 22:45-25:05] Zouka Dzaza - Le Pays Du Charmant
[Track 7: 25:05-27:58] Sylvie (Martineau) - Chanson D'hiver
[Track 8: 27:58-31:29] Julie Frith - Developing The Answers
[Track 9: 31:29-44:05] Debbie Jaffe - Denial

[Track 10: 44:05-49:08] Big City Orchestra - excerpt from Long & Healthy (from Headache Remedy)
[Track 11: 49:08-51:35] Heather Perkins - Sir Dan In The City Of Steel (from The Hamster Wheel)
[Track 12: 51:35-55:16] Heather Perkins - Lone Tribe II (from The Hamster Wheel)
[Track 13: 55:16-57:44] Amy Denio - Clam Reprise (from No Elevators)
[Track 14: 57:44-1:01:22] Amy Denio - Sometimes A Great Valentine (from Never Too Old To Pop A Hole)
[Track 15: 1:01:22-1:04:02] The Rabbit's Hat - Listen (from Shrike Food)
[Track 16: 1:04:02-1:10:45] The Rabbit's Hat - Sunrise (from Shrike Food)
[Track 17: 1:10:45-1:14:03] -Ing - Whirring During (from Eternity Is Now)
[Track 18: 1:14:03-1:17:12] Christina Guiney/C. Goff III - Radial (from previously unreleased cassette)
[Track 19: 1:17:12-1:20:23] Debra Kay Burger - Something Special (from Jazzteaze)
[Track 20: 1:20:23-1:23:27] Herd Of The Ether Space - The Downfall Of Nabbage (from Remnants From Magic Carpets)
[Track 21: 1:23:27-1:33:25] Disism - Walk Into The Sunset (from Remnants From Magic Carpets)
[Track 22: 1:33:25-1:38:40] Viviane Marc & Associates (selections from custom cassette for Herd Of The Ether Space)
[Track 23: 1:38:40-1:51:25] Quintet De L'Art (several short selections from Hemoglobine)



Lo Finest Show #29: A Tiny Touch Of 21st Century Cassette Culture (January 15, 2013)

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[Track 1: 0:00-8:41] Activity Universal - Exercise Theme For Gray Sweatshirt (from Flee)

From Connection Cassette 5
[Track 2: 8:41-13:37] Fiver's Stereo - Closet Skeleton Key
[Track 3: 13:37-17:28] Luxurious Dagger - Things I Tell Myself

From Connection Cassette 6
[Track 4: 17:28-20:09] M. Ferguson - Ricky's Bologna Habit
[Track 5: 20:09-24:43] Disism - Bicycle Tire On Fire
[Track 6: 24:43-28:18] Freaks With People Behind Them - Marmaducks

[Track 7: 28:18-37:19] Hal McGee - Toxic Landscape (excerpt, from My New Tape)
[Track 8: 37:19-42:12] Otolathe - The Grizzly Atoms (excerpt)
[Track 9: 42:12-45:18] Aaron Zarzutzki/Joshua Manchester - Furniture Songs (excerpt)
[Track 10: 45:18-49:36] Tea Man With Tea Gum - Battery Based Sputnikk (from Cat In The Bag)
[Track 11: 49:36-53:28] Candi Nook & Paul Harrison - Tea Gum Suck Dry (excerpt)
[Track 12: 53:28-1:02:27] Stars And Butter - First Steps (excerpt)
[Track 13: 1:02:27-1:05:09] The 120 Days - New Body (from Heroin)
[Track 14: 1:05:09-1:09:02] Kei Yokota - Invader From Mars (excerpt)
[Track 15: 1:09:02-1:11:47] Flutwacht - Keramik Splitter (from Tonband #4)
[Track 16: 1:11:47-1:14:54] Nova-Sak - Guillotia (excerpt)
[Track 17: 1:14:54-1:23:59] Rat Face - The Salton Sea, Volume 9 (excerpt)

LINKS!!!

Activity Universal - FLEE (web version)

Hal McGee - My New Tape

Connection Cassette Volume 5

Connection Cassette Volume 6

Disism - Casiotopia

Michael J. Bowman

Living Room 3 Session

Smell The Stench

Flutwacht




Lo Finest Show #28 (September 15, 2012)

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[Track 1: 0:00-6:08] Andrew Szava-Kovats - When Hell Freezes Over (excerpt)
[Track 2: 6:08-10:33] Andrew Szava-Kovats - "The Parasite" (from Parade Of Sinners)
[Track 3: 10:33-16:23] Jörg Thomasius - "Dentified Flying Object" (from Tomato)
[Track 4: 16:23-23:05] Comando Bruno - "Fete Mauresque (Zambra)" (from La Chair Entre Les Lignes)
[Track 5: 23:05-37:19] Hideg Roncs - "1st Movement" (from A Hang / The Voice)
[Track 6: 37:19-40:39] Mental Anguish - "Pleasure And Pain" (from Time Stands Still)
[Track 7: 40:39-46:46] Hal McGee & Dave Prescott - excerpt from "Ridden Hard And Hung Up Wet" (from A Fish Devoid Of Memory)
[Track 8: 46:46-59:39] Alien Planetscapes - "Atom Bomb Blues" (from Everybody's Mad At Amerikkka)
[Track 9: 59:39-1:02:32] Etat Des Stocks - "Overload" (from Galactic Gigolo)
[Track 10: 1:02:32-1:07:03] Etat Des Stocks - Operation Coup De Poing (2 excerpts)
[Track 11: 1:07:03-1:17:45] M. Nomized - "The Golozos" (from Live October 27th, 1990, Anderlecht, Belgium)



Lo Finest Show #27: Another Compilation Of Compiliations (July 7, 2012)

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Hour 1 Playlist

From: CRAZY BUT CHIC, HARSH BLEND
[Track 1: 00:00-5:44] "Fiend Master Freak" by Big City Orchestra
[Track 2: 5:44-8:15] "Carnage Menu" by Costes
[Track 3: 8:15-10:07] "Alcohol" by Y Create
[Track 4: 10:07-12:08] "Twisting Earthworm Song" by Urovisions
[Track 5: 12:08-13:47] "Dial L For Laughing" by Kaoru Todoroki

From: ABSOLUTE MUSIQUE'S SCHIZOFRENE FESTSAMLER

[Track 6: 13:47-17:25] "In Memoriam Anaick" by Marie-Therese Gymnasium and Erlangen
[Track 7: 17:25-20:03] "Sabat Mater" by A Place To Pray
[Track 8: 20:03-22:43] "Phostice" by Johnny Hazard
[Track 9: 22:43-24:06] "Min Venn Poeten" by Det Glade Vanvidd
[Track 10: 24:06-24:24] "Jeg Vet Hvor" by Coalmine 5
[Track 11: 24:24-26:58] "Tomheten Er Der" by Brt
[Track 12: 26:58-35:40] "L'Araignee" by Bene Gesserit

From: OPULENCE! PAWN

[Track 13: 35:40-46:39] "The Best Day I Ever Had" by The Flying Shelsons
[Track 14: 46:39-48:09] "The Piranha Story" by Phil Brulia
[Track 15: 48:09-49:13] "The Dr. Key GB Recordings" by Okaniwa Fumihiro
[Track 16: 49:13-1:04:02 "Untitled #1" by Audio Explorations

Hour 2 Playlist

From: GEARS = SEXFOUR
[Track 1: 00:48-2:17] "Plastic Blume" by Sack
[Track 2: 2:17-5:44] "None Filled Wolves" by The Grey Wolves
[Track 3: 5:44-10:57] "Sky Bikes" by Siegmar Fricke
[Track 4: 10:57-15:14] "Stop Me Mountain" by Saint-Tin
[Track 5: 15:14-24:00] "Il A Reussi" by No Unauthorized

From: LOOPY BUT CHIC, HARSH BLEND
[Track 6: 24:00-25:30] "X 0145 C" by Architect's Office
[Track 7: 25:30-27:24] "A Condensed History Of Religion" by If, Bwana
[Track 8: 27:24-28:59] "Loopy But Chic" by Voidkampf
[Track 9: 28:59-30:53] "Theorie De La Contradiction 1" by Vivenza
[Track 10: 30:53-32:52] "ERE cherche GOLO" by Gros Phoque Sergio
[Track 11: 32:52-34:50] "Ode A La Photographie" by Radio Prague
[Track 12: 34:50-41:46] "The Damn Thing Bit Me On Purpose" by Tom Furgas

From: NICE NOISE, VOLUME 1
[Track 13: 41:46-46:12] "Etude (Le Monstra)" by Minoy
[Track 14: 46:12-51:57] "Garbage Air" by John Hudak
[Track 15: 51:57-59:00] "Undelant" by Mortuary Attandant
[Track 16: 59:00-1:07:50] "Fred Lamatre" by Big City Orchestra



Lo Finest Show #26: Taped Rugs Shaken By The World (May 4, 2012)

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[Track 1: 0:00-8:21] "Texas Two Step" (C. Goff III, from People Make The World Go Round, 1992)
[Track 2: 8:21-17:59] Excerpts from "Doublespeak" (C. Goff III, from Doublespeak, 1984)
[Track 3: 17:59-26:15] "Family Values" (C. Goff III, from People Make The World Go Round, 1992)
[Track 4: 26:15-32:08] "South Central Three Step" (Herd Of The Ether Space, from Riot Via Satellite, 1992)
[Track 5: 32:08-37:45] Excerpt from "Macabre Curiosity" (Herd Of The Ether Space, from Suicide Driver, 1994)
[Track 6: 37:45-41:46] Excerpts from "Sleep In Unheavenly Peace" (Disism, from Down The Chimney, 1988)
[Track 7: 41:46-46:01] Excerpt from "Feel Good About America" (Herd Of The Ether Space, from Liberty, 1986)
[Track 8: 46:01-55:08] "God Bless America" (Disism, from Disism, 1986)
[Track 9: 55:08-58:55] Excerpt from "Rationalizing Bloody Gore" (C. Goff III, from Desert Foxtrot, 1998)
[Track 9: 58:55-1:16:28] "Mourning Breaks" (Herd Of The Ether Space, from Noises Of War, 1991)



Lo Finest Show #25 (February 28, 2012)

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[Track 1: 0:00-8:10] Odal - "Spicatto" (from Desintegration)
[Track 2: 8:10-15:45] Merrick - Excerpt from "AAM Left To Right"
[Track 3: 15:45-20:43] Post Prandials - Excerpt from "Umbabayee"
[Track 4: 20:43-35:03] No - "Auftakt" (from Zelebrating The Last Daies)
[Track 5: 35:03-42:03] Random Noise Generation - "TH #27" (from Music From The Future)
[Track 6: 42:03-57:27] 60 Cycle Hum - Excerpt from "Space I/O"
[Track 7: 57:27-1:00:23] Roadkill – "Mental Intercourse" (from Guitar Vomit)
[Track 8: 1:00:23-1:04:03] The Magician - Excerpt from "OK OK"
[Track 9: 1:04:03-1:18:54] Teen Lesbians And Animals - "2 X 4, #23" (from Dog On)



Lo Finest Show #24: Don Campau Special (October 26, 2011)

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From VARIETY SHOW (1985)
[Track 1: 0:00-8:48] Easter Day 1984
[Track 2: 8:48-11:55] The Great Problem Solver

From ONE SIDED STORY (1990)
[Track 3: 11:55-13:57] One Sided Story
[Track 4: 13:57-16:03] Both Hands On It

From PINATA PARTY (1987)
[Track 5: 16:03-17:08] Stupid Stinkin' Day
[Track 6: 17:08-22:21] Promise Dollars
[Track 7: 22:21-24:55] Joey Roo Goes Dancing
[Track 8: 24:55-26:20] Midnight In Suburbia

From HEARTBEAT 'N LOOPY (1998)
[Track 9: 26:20-32:14] Homage To Dubuffet
[Track 10: 32:14-34:20] Balcony
[Track 11: 34:20-39:53] Ignition Sense

From GOODBYE AND HELLO (1990)
[Track 12: 39:53-45:34] I Never Asked To Be Your Mountain

From ALPHABETICAL ODOR (1981)
[Track 13: 45:34-47:40] Penalty For Early Withdrawal
[Track 14: 47:40-51:04] Exotic Improvisation
[Track 15: 51:04-54:43] Spiro Agnew Dance
[Track 16: 54:43-1:00:24] Frozen Vegetables

Part 2 Playlist

From PARALYZED BY THE VERY THOUGHT (1986)
[Track 1: 0:00-4:49] Crowning Jewel
[Track 2: 4:49-8:40] I Want To Be The Drone
[Track 3: 8:40-11:52] Blissando
[Track 4: 11:52-14:25] Ali Was A Bomber

From PEN PALS (Volume One, 1988)
[Track 5: 14:25-18:45] Somebody Slow Me Down
[Track 6: 18:45-22:11] Where Is Johnny?

From NEW MONTEREY ROAD SOUNDS, THE SONGS (1985)
[Track 7: 22:11-24:14] Call Of The Wild
[Track 8: 24:14-26:22] Buddhist Ceremony At The Burger Joint
[Track 9: 26:22-29:29] I Know A Guy
[Track 10: 29:29-39:19] Lonely Whistle

From NEW MONTEREY ROAD SOUNDS, THE INSTRUMENTALS (1985)
[Track 11: 39:19-42:01] Potato Bowling
[Track 12: 42:01-46:51] Possible Plan #5
[Track 13: 46:51-52:40] Possible Plan #6

From MIXED MESSAGES (1991)
[Track 14: 52:40-55:17] It Didn't Matter
[Track 15: 55:17-1:04:52] Don't Play With Matches

From SEPARATE BUT EQUAL (1987)
[Track 16: 1:04:52-1:05:56] Abstract Nitrousetude
[Track 17: 1:05:56-1:06:31] An Engaging Item

From GUARANTEED INJECTION COMFORT OR YOUR MONEY BACK (198?)
[Track 18: 1:06:31-1:16:23] Schools, Shopping, Structure and Design

LINKS!!!

Don Campau Main Website: http://doncampau.com

History of The Roots Of Madness: http://www.destijlrecs.com/RootsofMadness.html

Campau tribe4mian Blog: Home Recording Vs. Music Industry: http://tribe4mian.wordpress.com/2010/10/14/lonely-whistle-music/

New Monterey Road Sounds "Songs" Album: http://www.archive.org/details/DonCampauNewMontereyRoadSounds

Alphabetical Odor Album: http://www.archive.org/details/DonCampauAlphabeticalOdor

Pinata Part Album: http://www.archive.org/details/DonCampauPinataParty

The Story of Pinata Party: http://www.doncampau.com/livingarchiveTOTMPinataParty.htm

The Living Archive Of Underground Music: http://web.me.com/doncampau/doncampau.com/contents.html

No Pigeonholes Radio Show: http://doncampau.podomatic.com




Lo Finest Show #23 (July 30, 2011)

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[Track 1: 0:00-6:56] Don Campau & Eric Muhs - "I'll Be Your Pen Pal" (from Don't Be So Serious)
[Track 2: 6:56-12:16] Illusion Of Safety - "Idealism After Six/Diseased Mind" (From Violence And Geography)
[Track 3: 12:16-14:14] Dog Food - "Remember Yogi Trumpet/One Foot In The Grave" (From Beware The Polythene Monster)
[Track 4: 14:14-21:45] Don Campau & Eric Muhs - "Believe" (from Don't Be So Serious)
[Track 5: 21:45-31:39] MCH Band - "Discussion" (from 198Four Well)
[Track 6: 31:39-37:03] Eel O - "Rifles And Reefers" (from Celluloid Kali)
[Track 7: 37:03-42:18] Brain Discipline - (Excerpts from World!)
[Track 8: 42:18-53:18] Mikadams - (Family Home Evening/Skwonch from Uh Oh! Here She Comes!)
[Track 9: 53:18-59:33] Gerbil Bliss - "Viscous Inertia" (from Idle Tunes For Busy Hands)
[Track 10: 59:33-1:04:32] Doug Harrison - "Hrmncs" (from Company Vs. Solitude)
[Track 11: 1:04:32-1:17:57] Big City Orchestra - "Ruminate/Ovis" (from And When We Wake Up, There Is Sheep In Our Eyes)
[Track 12: 1:17:57-1:21:39] Mikadams - "Tunnels" (from Music From The Film, "The Anthill")
[Track 13: 1:21:39-1:27:22] Gerbil Bliss - (Excerpt from Minimal Collection)

LINKS!!!

Don Campau

Illusion Of Safety

MCH Band Discography

Brain Discipline World! Discogs Entry

Doug Harrison Autoreverse Magazine Interview

Order A Big City Orchestra Wall Clock

VIDEO: Mikadams AMERICAN CAR DREAM

VIDEO: Gerbil Bliss in Activity Universal Associates




Lo Finest Show #22: The Lo Finest Lord Litter Special (March 24, 2011)

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[Track 1: 0:00-7:07] "Lost" (from Torn Between Temptations, 1991)
[Track 2: 7:07-11:27] "Help Me" (from Quite Naturally, 1989)
[Track 3: 11:27-13:12] "Signed To EMI" (from Back To The Basics, 1998)
[Track 4: 13:12-17:12] "Cyberland" (from In The Afterglow, 1994)
[Track 5: 17:12-21:07] "Givin' You A Helping Hand" (from Hypertonia Sampler, 1989)
[Track 6: 21:07-25:53] "Charlie...This Is Sharon" (from Watching Satan, 1992)
[Track 7: 25:53-30:58] "The Sun Shines In New York Tonight" (Lord Litter Band, from Outbreakers, 1993)
[Track 8: 30:58-32:58] "If I Had A Pershing II" (from Take The Trash, 1984)
[Track 9: 32:58-36:20] "My Friend Charles" (from No More Rock N Roll, 1987)
[Track 10: 36:20-43:23] "Charlie Goodbye" (from No More Rock N Roll, 1987)
[Track 11: 43:23-55:23] "Poem" (from A Bad Case Of True Love, 1992)
[Track 12: 55:23-58:25] "Doog's Boogie" (from Torn Between Temptations, 1991)
[Track 13: 58:25-1:01:32] "You Couldn't Dance This Rhythm, Baby" (from Death Of The Giant Killer Ant, 1984)
[Track 14: 1:01:32-1:06:09] "My ABC" (from Death Of The Giant Killer Ant, 1993)
[Track 15: 1:06:09-1:17:22] "Questions" (Das Freie Orchester, from Brain Salad, 1990)
[Track 16: 1:17:22-1:38:22] "15 Minutes" (Das Freie Orchester, from Lost Demo, 1990)
[Track 17: 1:38:22-1:42:03] "The Easter Bunny" (from Litter's Reel All Itty, 1990)

LINKS!!!

Lord Litter Main Webpage: http://www.lordlitter.de

Lord Litter "Peace & Freedom" Magazine Interview, 1989: http://www.booksmusicfilmstv.com/Music/LordLitterInterview.html

Lord Litter "Tribe4Mian" Interview, 2011: http://tribe4mian.wordpress.com/2011/02/07/an-interview-with-lord-litter




Lo Finest Show #21: The Cassette Culture Christmas Special (November 26, 2010)

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[Track 1: 0:00-10:39] Joe Menichetti - "Silent Night" (from Hyper Christmas Compilation Volume 2)
[Track 2: 10:39-11:45] Beverly Slade & Joe Menichetti - "A Special Christmas" (from Hyper Christmas Compilation Vol. 2)
[Track 3: 11:45-14:38] Cleaners From Venus - "Christmas In Suburbia" (from Hyper Christmas Compilation Volume 2)
[Track 4: 14:38-16:17] Ellen Miz Ellen And Ken Clinger - "Jingle Bells" (from Making Cow Pies)
[Track 5: 16:17-18:29] Rufus And Shot My Mom - "More Presence" (from Hyper Christmas Compilation Volume 2)
[Track 6: 18:29-22:48] Charles Rice Goff III - "Spacey Jingle Bells" (from Laughing All The Way)
[Track 7: 22:48-24:44] Steven Clark - "Santa Dog (Disco Dog)" (from The Residents Unmasked)
[Track 8: 24:44-25:35] Steve Schaer - "Rudolf The Head Cocaine Dealer" (from The Steve Schaer Christmas Album)
[Track 9: 25:35-28:25] Farces Wanna Mo - "Christmas Time Et All" (from Unroyal Nonagons)
[Track 10: 28:25-30:14] Kevyn Dymond & Mark Protus - "Oh No, It's Christmas" (from Hyper Christmas Compilation Vol. 2)
[Track 11: 30:14-34:33] To Trotte Typer - "Christmas Elephants" (from Hyper Christmas Compilation Volume 1)
[Track 12: 34:33-38:55] John Bartles - "Jingle Bell Rock" (from Black Santa)
[Track 13: 38:55-39:35] Nicole Campau - "Snowflakes" (from Hyper Christmas Compilation Volume 1)
[Track 14: 39:35-48:36] Herd Of The Ether Space - "Silent Ether" (Previously Unreleased)
[Track 15: 48:36-50:48] Beverly Slade & Joe Menichetti - "Holiday Fruitcake" (from Hyper Christmas Compilation Volume 1)
[Track 16: 50:48-54:26] X-Ray Pop - "Christmas Bong" (from Hyper Christmas Compilation Vol. 2)
[Track 17: 54:26-1:00:19] Steve Schaer - "It Came Upon A Midnight Clear" (from The Steve Schaer Christmas Album)
[Track 18: 1:00:19-1:06:55] Jaws Of The Flying Carpet - "Mohawk Santa Clause" (from Solar Dreamscape)
[Track 19: 1:06:55-1:08:37] Areknuteknyterne - "Christmas Tune" (from Hyper Christmas Compilation Volume 2)
[Track 20: 1:08:37-1:09:35] Steven Clark - "Santa Dog (Funky Dog)" (from The Residents Unmasked)
[Track 21: 1:09:35-1:14:14] No Unauthorized - "Happy Christmas" (from Hyper Christmas Compilation Volume 1)
[Track 22: 1:14:14-1:15:53] Ellen Miz Ellen And Ken Clinger - "We Wish You" (from Making Cow Pies)
[Track 23: 1:15:53-1:19:31] Injuryen - "Glaaaade" (from Hyper Christmas Compilation Volume 1)
[Track 24: 1:19:31-1:22:04] Costes - "He Is Dead" (from Hyper Christmas Compilation Volume 1)
[Track 25: 1:22:04-1:24:49] Beverly Slade & Joe Menichetti - "Favorite Christmas" (from Hyper Christmas Compilation Volume 1)
[Track 26: 1:24:49-1:34:30] Charles Rice Goff III - "Noel Porter's Holiday Collection, Part 4"



Lo Finest Show #20: Brian Noring Special (September 28, 2010)

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[Track 1: 0:00-10:43] EHI - "April Snows" (from Outbreak Of Uneasiness) 1997
[Track 2: 10:43-23:17] 360 Sound - "Opus No. 1" (from Five O'Clock Blood Shadow/360 Sound split tape) 1997
[Track 3: 23:17-36:24] Mildew - Sixteen Of Fifty Parts from "Take 7" 1997
[Track 4: 36:24-46:57] Brian Noring - "Hanging Our Possessions" (from Normal Bias Audio Cassette) 1999
[Track 5: 46:57-53:37] Dilated Invert - "Roots In Nowhere/Dead Wait Of The World" (from Admission Ignition) 1996
[Track 6: 53:37-59:08] Prototype Earthborne - "Fuck Up Burnt To The Electric Fence" (from Rosemount) 1999
[Track 7: 59:08-1:09:11] Brian Noring and Hal McGee - "Overland" (from Sonic Holiday) 1997
[Track 8: 1:09:11-1:37:07] X Wing Biolet - "Breathing My Inside" (from Breathing My Inside) 1996

LINKS!!!

Brian Noring Discography:

http://rateyourmusic.com/list/bnoring/f_d_r__recordings

(Brian has only just started to list his FDR recording here. More of his discography can be found at www.discogs.com, although revealing it requires doing searches on Brian Noring, EHI, 360 Sound, etc. ALSO, Discogs only lists a fraction of Brian's total output.)

Don Campau's Living Archive Interview With Hal McGee:

http://www.doncampau.com/livingarchiveSpotlightHalMcGee.htm

Scott Nydegger/Sikhara:

http://www.hop-frog.com/Sikhara.html

Bryan Day/Public Eyesore

http://www.publiceyesore.com




Lo Finest Show #19 (June 20, 2010)

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[Track 1: 0:00-14:29] Nisus Anal Furgler - "Auglsprang Glühfärbel" (From Nisus Anal Furgler)
[Track 2: 14:29-19:27] Telepherique - "Fernfahrer" (From Alltag)
[Track 3: 19:27-27:15] Die Vorkriegszeit - "Horizonte" (From Horizonte)
[Track 4: 27:15-34:11] Paradox - Excerpt from "Industrial Silence"
[Track 5: 34:11-47:27] M. Finnkrieg - Selections from "Down The Poppy Stairs Of Heaven"
[Track 6: 47:27-57:07] Kilhets - Excerpt from "Concert #4" (From Czechoslovakia Harsh Reality Compilation)
[Track 7: 57:07-58:29] E Ucho Debil Accordband - "In The Madhouse" (From Czechoslovakia Harsh Reality Compilation)
[Track 8: 58:29-1:00:03] DG307 - "Dar Stinum" (From Czechoslovakia Harsh Reality Compilation)
[Track 9: 1:00:03-1:12:29] Stefano Barban - "Amantide" (From Italy Harsh Reality Compilation)
[Track 10: 1:12:29-1:15:49] Majorana - "L'anti - Destin" (From Italy Harsh Reality Compilation)
[Track 11: 1:15:49-1:23:52] Crime O' Nautix - "Rock The Mussolinis Boys" (From Italy Harsh Reality Compilation)

LINKS!!!

Harsh Reality Music Cassette Catalog

Discogs

Taped Rugs

Telepherique

Prion Music

Kilhets

DG307




Lo Finest Show #18: The Huge Home Recordings Special (February 23, 2010)

One of the things about cassette tapes that many home recording artists have taken advantage of is that they run continuously for long periods of time. Lots of avant-garde home recordings contain single compositions that run as long as 30 - 45 minutes. Excerpts from these extended pieces have received airplay, but rarely have the entire pieces been played on broadcast radio or even internet radio shows. So this show will feature several of these recordings all played in their entirety. Settle yourselves in for a six hour show!

All of these artists and more are included in the show:

Zan Hoffman, Dave Prescott, Alain Neffe,Conrad Schnitzler, Chris Phinney (Mental Anguish), Gen Ken Montgomery, Little Fyodor, Agog, Nick, Jeff Surak, Nadine Bal, Mike Hovancsek, John Hajeski, Keith Nicolay, Evan Cantor, Hal McGee, Brian Noring, Lord Litter, Mr. Ebu, Mike Shannon, Carl Howard, Dan Fioretti, C. Goff III.

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[Track 1: 0:00-37:54] "Nick2Agog2SatSak" by Zan Hoffman & Associates
[Track 2: 37:54-1:07:33] "Fugitive Squad" by Mid-Cult Matrix (from Berkelianism)
[Track 3: 1:07:33-1:23:46] "Second Day" by Human Flesh (from Meditation And Fears)
[Track 4: 1:23:46-2:03:32] "The Plastic Museum Fiasco" by Mike Hovancsek & Associates (from Spheral Tone Theory)
[Track 5: 2:03:32-2:48:24] "Playing With Dinosaur Jam" by Gen Ken Montgomery and Conrad Schnitzler (from Gencon Dramatic)
[Track 6: 2:48:24-3:35:48] "Ordinary People In Distress" by Post Prandials (from Douch Ex Machina)
[Track 7: 3:35:48-4:21:11] "Side Two" by Lord Litter & Associates (from On The Other Hand Part II)
[Track 8: 4:21:11-5:09:47] "Lingering Household Odours" by Walls Of Genius (from Ludovico Treatment)
[Track 9: 5:09:47-5:34:53] "Tunnels Under The Public Road" by Brian Noring & Hal McGee (from Anvil And Stirrup)
[Track 10: 5:34:53-6:01:54] "...und gab ihr einen Kuss" by Ebu (from Influences From The Luna Canoe)



Lo Finest Show #17: Biotope Art Organization Special (November 15, 2009)

Visit the Biotope Art Organization web site at http://www.myspace.com/bioartorganisation

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The first four pieces are from the BAO Compilation: CRUEL CLAW AND HUNGRY THROAT

[Track 1: 0:00-8:56] Weird Asylum & Fredo & Ludovikc "Handz Weirdz Cutz"
[Track 2: 8:56-11:49] Lemur de Ojos Tristes "Papaito War"
[Track 3: 11:49-15:49] From Nursery To Misery "My Em"
[Track 4: 15:49-21:35] Flagrants D'eli "Infernazionale"

[Track 5: 21:35-28:10] Herd Of The Ether Space "Chewing Gum" (from A Goblin Realm Of Fakery)
[Track 6: 28:10-30:31] Herd Of The Ether Space "Disconsciousness" (from Remedies From Roots & Molds)
[Track 7: 30:31-41:50] Le Manifeste De L'art Discret "Beware The Jabberwock!" (from Beware The Jabberwock!)
[Track 8: 41:50-47:35] Alvars Orkester "Your Legs On Movie" (from Nobody Finds Nothing)
[Track 9: 47:35-56:50] Alvars Orkester "A Library Of Nothing" (from Nobody Finds Nothing)
[Track 10: 56:50-1:07:20] Eric Lyon "Butter" (from Electronic Music)
[Track 11: 1:07:20-1:16:00] Origami "Blatt Rom Zen L'oopera (excerpt)" (from Blatt Rom Zen L'oopera)



Lo Finest Show #16 (July 24, 2009)

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[Track 1: 0:00-13:48] Buzzsaw - "Tale Of A Tape" (excerpt from very limited edition cassette, unofficial release)
[Track 2: 13:48-18:38] Alien Planetscapes - "Miles Riff" (From Electronic Cottage Volume I)
[Track 3: 18:38-22:00] Rotcod Zzaj - "No Wage Ballet" (From Electronic Cottage Volume I)
[Track 4: 22:00-25:15] Minoy - "Technostress" (From Electronic Cottage Volume I)
[Track 5: 25:15-31:22] 60 Cycle Hum - "November, 1986" (from Connection)
[Track 6: 31:22-36:14] Herd Of The Ether Space - "In The Cold Sunlight" (from Other Than Random Modulation)
[Track 7: 36:14-46:29] Deaf Lions - (2 of 26 pieces from Copia)
[Track 8: 46:29-53:17] Astro Epos - (beginning section from Revelation)
[Track 9: 53:17-59:06] Bene Gesserit - "Little Lady" (from Live In Belgium & Holland)
[Track 10: 59:06-62:58] Bene Gesserit - "Erg Habbania" (from Live In Belgium & Holland)
[Track 11: 62:58-70:40] De Fabriek - "Emulate" (from Elegy 3)
[Track 12: 70:40-79:01] Yggdrasil - "Free Form Mantra" (from Elegy 3)

LINKS!!!

Buzzsaw

Grindstone Redux Video Documentary

Don Campau Living Archive Of Underground Music

No Pigeonholes Archives

Improvijazzation Nation

Electronic Cottage Compilation #1

Hal McGee's Homemade Alien Music Series

Herd Of The Ether Space "Other Than Random Modulation

Sound Of Pig Music Catalog

De Fabriek

EE Tapes




Lo Finest Show #15: Tom Sutter Special (April 7, 2009)

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[Track 1: 0:00-10:00] Regicide Bureau (from The Rose Of Pentecost)
[Track 2: 10:00-14:00] Regicide Bureau (from On A Healing Spree)
[Track 3: 14:00-21:00] Regicide Bureau (from The Keening)
[Track 4: 21:00-31:00] Regicide Bureau (from Kyudo No Kata)
[Track 5: 31:00-51:00] Next Radio (from Apogee Madrigals)
[Track 6: 51:00-61:00] Next Radio (from Viewing The Cherry Blossoms, Hokkaido, 1823)
[Track 7: 61:00-68:00] Tom Sutter and Jim Curley (from Fizgig)
[Track 8: 68:00-1:20:00] Tom Sutter and Hal McGee (from Caesura)



Lo Finest Show #14: A San Francisco Bay Area Thread (December 28, 2008)

This edition of Lo Finest focuses on a small thread of San Francisco Bay Area contributors to avant garde home recording.

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[Track 1: 0:00-12:49] Allegory Chapel Ltd. (from Aural Demimonde)
[Track 2: 12:49-17:10] DD Downer (from Downer Science Project)
[Track 3: 17:10-19:49] Disism - "BART In D Lydian" (from Disism/DD Downer Live 1987)
[Track 4: 19:49-25:15] Iao Core (from Gilman St. Project Nov. 20th 1987)
[Track 5: 25:15-30:33] Floating Nude - "Cyanide Snack" and "Death Squad Refugee" (from Floating Nude)
[Track 6: 30:33-34:30] Pluto - "Live At The 1990 Oakland Improv Festival" (from Pluto)
[Track 7: 34:30-45:35] Big City Orchestra (from Animal Religion)
[Track 8: 45:35-51:19] Jeff Carney (2 selections from Jeff Carney-1987)
[Track 9: 51:19-56:13] Henry Kuntz - "Sound Of Light" (from Freeway Improv Compilation Tape)
[Track 10: 56:13-1:00:32] Splatter Trio - "Inappropriations" (from Freeway Improv Compilation Tape)
[Track 11: 1:00:32-1:07:35] Eric Muhs/Myles Boisen (2 selections from Notochord)
[Track 12: 1:07:35-1:13:25] Perry Kroeger (& Associates) (several selections from Caged Animus)



Lo Finest Show #13 (August 23, 2008)

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[Track 1: 0:00-14:45] Maybe Mental (from Lotuses On Fire)
[Track 2: 14:45-24:41] Ric E. Braden - "Pedestrian Subway" (from If Then)
[Track 3: 24:41-32:27] Herd Of The Ether Space - "TV Coverage" (from Liberty)
[Track 4: 32:27-39:20] Scott Marshall/Burden Of Friendship (from People Telling Lies)
[Track 5: 39:20-44:09] The Haters (2 edits from Random Samples circa 1988)
[Track 6: 44:09-51:39] Minmae (2 edits from unlabeled cassette, circa 1997-98)
[Track 7: 51:39-54:24] Olfakts (from Katacombe Volume 4 Compilation, 1984)
[Track 8: 54:24-58:37] Band Bern Crematoire (from Katacombe Volume 4 Compilation, 1984)
[Track 9: 58:37-1:02:36] Eglio's Hallucinogenic Plans (from Katacombe Volume 4 Compilation, 1984)
[Track 10: 1:02:36-1:05:13] Der 7 Versuch (from Katacombe Volume 4 Compilation, 1984)
[Track 11: 1:05:13-1:06:55] Famlende Forsok - "Dove Munker Inn" (from Herring Tales)
[Track 12: 1:06:55-1:11:32] Famlende Forsok - "Lei" (from Herring Tales)



Lo Finest Show #12: Phil Klampe Special (March 23, 2008)

This edition of Lo Finest is dedicated to Phil Klampe's project called Homogenized Terrestrials, focusing on recordings released from the mid-1980s - late 1990s. You can visit Phil's web site at: www.homogenizedterrestrials.com.

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The set consists of selections from the following Homogenized Terrestrials cassettes:

[Track 1: 0:00-9:10] More Vomiting, 1986
[Track 2: 9:10-13:49] Seriousity, 1991
[Track 3: 13:49-19:38] Burns Brothers, 1993
[Track 4: 19:38-27:18] Holth, 1993
[Track 5: 27:18-33:38] The Infinity Chip, 1996
[Track 6: 33:38-41:02] The Uncharacteristic Jaggedness Of Mental Rehydration, 1997
[Track 7: 41:02-46:56] Untitled (split tape with Captain Three Leg), 1999
[Track 8: 46:56-1:10:00] The Mysterious Radio Recordings (by Phil Klampe & Brian Noring, 1998)



Lo Finest Show #11: Cover Songs & Tributes (December 8, 2007)

This edition of Lo Finest will bring you a glimpse into how much fun home recording cassette artists had creating cover songs and tributes to their musical heroes during the 1980's and 90's.

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From "Milk Crate Madness" released by Taped Rugs:
[Track 1: 0:00-6:12] So You Want To Be A Rock & Roll Star by Gerbil Bliss

From "His Master's Voice" released by RRRecords:
[Track 2: 6:12-8:20] Old McDonald by The King
[Track 3: 8:20-12:56] Are You Lonesome Tonight? by Due Process
[Track 4: 12:56-16:07] I Could Die by La Sonorite Jaune

From "The Residents Unmasked" released by Ecto Tapes:
[Track 5: 16:07-19:49] Godsong by Phil Rhoden
[Track 6: 19:49-22:34] Time's Up by Teen Lesbians And Animals
[Track 7: 22:34-24:38] Laughing Song by Regicide Bureau
[Track 8: 24:38-28:33] Vileness Fats Medley by Fellaheen
[Track 9: 28:33-35:05] The Electrocutioner by Simulacra

From "Beatles Songs 2000" released by Syberite/Greg Stomberg:
[Track 10: 35:05-37:54] Let It Be by G.W. Smith
[Track 11: 37:54-41:50] Free As A Bird by Ken Clinger
[Track 12: 41:50-43:50] Glass Onion by C. Goff III
[Track 13: 43:50-45:19] I Will by Mikadams
[Track 14: 45:19-48:52] And I Love Her by Robin O'Brien and Don Campau

From "Watching Satan, The Legacy Of Charles Manson" released by Hypertonia World Enterprises:
[Track 15: 48:52-51:15] Cease To Exist by Dr. Maya
[Track 16: 51:15-53:51] They Call Me Charlie by Kevin Dymond
[Track 17: 53:51-57:31] Techno Scapegoat by Anus Presley
[Track 18: 57:31-64:03] Look At Your Game Girl by Geoff Alexander

From "Ode To Samantha Fox" released by Insane Music:
[Track 19: 64:03-65:57] Samantha Fox by M. Nomized
[Track 20: 65:57-67:55] Fou De Fox by Food For The Moon
[Track 21: 67:55-69:06] Watashi Wa Sugita Anata Ga Sukita by Yximalloo
[Track 22: 69:06-70:09] Sam & Jeanne by A Bao A Quo
[Track 23: 70:09-73:31] Into The Zipper Zone by Coalmine 5

From "Milk Crate Madness" released by Taped Rugs:
[Track 24: 73:31-1:18:49] Freebird by Gerbil Bliss



Lo Finest Show #10: The Deprogramming Center (September 9, 2007)

For its 10th installment, Lo Finest offers up an actual on-air broadcast of the Deprogramming Center from June 15, 1997. The Deprogramming Center was a radio show devoted to home made recordings from around the world. It was broadcast every Sunday on KAW, a non-FCC licensed radio station which served the Lawrence, Kansas, community in 1997 and 1998. (US Government actions led to the station's demise in 1998).

The program was widely enough publicized that every week the program's host, Swami Loopynanda, would receive several tapes in the mail from artists from all over the world. It's only been ten years since 1997, but the world of home recording has altered considerably since then. The US Census reported in 1997 that fewer than 50 percent of America's households had a computer in them, and only about half of those were hooked up to the internet. There was no inexpensive method of recording CDs in 1997. Home-recorded cassettes were the main medium through which avant garde and experimental sound artists shared their works.

The program features the following songs in addition to some creative live backing sounds from Gerbil Bliss during its on-air announcements:

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[Track 1] "Hold On" by Cock ESP
[Track 2] "The Dark Angel' Model Railroad" by Turkey Makes Me Sleepy
[Track 3] "?" by Gerogerigegege
[Track 4] "Reign Of Terror" by Steel Tooth
[Track 5] "THC" by Moth
[Track 6] "What's on the Grill" by Herd Of The Ether Space West
[Track 7] "Get Off The Machine Daughter" by Xerophyte
[Track 8] "Destroying The House" by Mind Scan
[Track 9] "Little Magnet" by -ING
[Track 10] "Asterisk" by Rotten Piece
[Track 11] "Disturbed Trance" by Instagon
[Track 12] "Technocomputer" by Expose Your Eyes
[Track 13] "Submitted For Disapproval" by Jay T Yamamoto
[Track 14] "Weltraumbahnhof" by Ampzilla's Delight



Lo Finest Show #9: If Bwana/Al Margolis Special (June 24, 2007)

This edition of Lo Finest is dedicated to Al Margolis' project called If, Bwana. Al was one of the most active members of the cassette underground during the 1980s. He not only personally collaborated with cassette artists from all over the world, but he also distributed over 300 cassette albums of his own and others through his legendary Sound Of Pig cassette label. You can visit the Sound Of Pig web site at www.pogus.com

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[Track 1] "What Martin Et" from "They Call Me Bwana"
[Track 2] "Invisible Cities" from "Beware The Sleeping Squid"
[Track 3] "Brain Dead" from "Radio Slaves"
[Track 4] Excerpt from "If Bwana In Four Parts" (produced by Zan Hoffman)
[Track 5] Excerpt from "Horns & Hard Art" (with Brian Charles)
[Track 6] Excerpt from No Other Radio show, KPFA Berkeley, September, 1988 (with John Gullak and Das)
[Track 7] Excerpt from "Another Umbrella Corparation #4" (with David Gardener)
[Track 8] Excerpt from "XTSW-Radio One" (with Don Campau)
[Track 9] "Don't Forget" from "Bwana Dog Live In Toronto, 10/24/87" (with Hal McGee)



Lo Finest Show #8: EXART Label Special (March 10, 2007)

This edition of Lo Finest is dedicated to the EXART cassette label, which flourished in the Netherlands during the 1980s and run by Hessel Veldman and his partner Nicole.

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[Track 1] Radio Arts Guild "In Trans Missio"
[Track 2] Gorgonzola Legs "Salmon Squeezing In Weird Weirs" (Exart 25)
[Track 3] Gorgonzola Legs "Bunker" (Exart 28)
[Track 4] "Ca Qui Parle" (Exart 27)
[Track 5] "Black Written" (Exart 52)
[Track 6] "King's X Communi Cat Ion S Company" (Exart 51)
[Track 7] "Sempiternels" (Exart 34 Side A)
[Track 8] "Vrischika" (Exart 34 Side B)
[Track 9] "Seemen" (Exart 35)
[Track 10] "Radio Times" (Exart 37)



Lo Finest Show #7: "Cleaning Up" Special (December 10, 2006)

All pieces in this show were originally released on the "Cleaning Up" compilation produced in 1999 by Taped Rug Productions to ring in the new milennium.

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[Track 1] Lord Litter - "Cleaning Up"
[Track 2] Don Campau - "I Need My Sponge"
[Track 3] EHI - "The Upkeep and Organization of Our Artistic Purchases"
[Track 4] Stream Angel - "Cleaning Stuff"
[Track 5] Farces Wanna Mo - "Used Condoms in the Trash"
[Track 6] Bodycocktail - "Keen to be Clean"
[Track 7] A 101 Usui Tadashi - "Let's Clean Your Hand"
[Track 8] Nstynk - "I'd Like to Teach the World to Clean"
[Track 9] Wayne Butane - "The Myth of Living Comfortably"
[Track 10] The American Tract Society - "What's for Dinner?"
[Track 11] Glow - "Things I Clean"
[Track 12] Rhythm Boobs - "Fun to be Clean?"
[Track 13] Alex King - "Bottle of Robots"
[Track 14] Liar's Paradise - "You Have the Right to Cleansing"



Lo Finest Show #6 (September 17, 2006)

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[Track 1] Billy Joe Winghead, introductory excerpt from "Blood Surfer"
[Track 2] Bret Hart, "I'm The Moon" (from Maximum Love Vibes)
[Track 3] Mental Anguish, "Oh Yeah" (from Asshole)
[Track 4] Human Flesh, "Third Mirage" (from Ambient Music, Vol. One)
[Track 5] Bene Gesserit/Usward, "It Is Known" (from Secret Mind)
[Track 6] UR Kaos, "Request" (from Insane Music For Insane People, Vol. 16)
[Track 7] Chicken 4, "Chicken Doctor" (from Chicken 4)
[Track 8] Shardophonic, medley from "Shardophonic"
[Track 9] Tugboat 3001, "The Earth Hangeth Upon Nothing" (from Beyond The Solar System, Beyond The Stars)
[Track 10] Evolutionary Control Committee, medley from "Big Wyoming"
[Track 11] Cefodie, "Seborrhoea" (from Cefodie/Jalopy split tape)
[Track 12] Labrador, "Announcement" (from Labrador)
[Track 13] Dimosioypalliliko Retire, medley from "Dimosioypalliliko Retire"
[Track 14] Stream Angel, excerpt from "Some Strange Fabric"
[Track 15] Flow, excerpt from "Flow"



Lo Finest Show #5: Compilation of Compilations (May 7, 2006)

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From "Mirage" (Cause & Effect, 1986)

[Track 1] Master/Slave Relationship - "Each Grain Of Sand"
[Track 2] Controlled Bleeding - "A Shelled Earth"
[Track 3] Psyclones - "Another Bridge"
[Track 4] Zanoisect - "Fourbowding"
[Track 5] Due Process - "Fragments Of Life"

From "Northern California Is A Noisy Place Indeed, Volume II" (Sound Of Pig, 1989)

[Track 6] Katharsis - "Slow Down"
[Track 7] Disism - "Sammy Hits The Bottle"
[Track 8] 50 Hay 50 - "They Feed Themselves"
[Track 9] Eric Muhs, Robert Hinrix, Johnny Calgagno, Charlie Rowan - "Untitled"

From "Project 23" (FDR, 1996)

[Track 10] XV Parowek: "Now's The Time To Find Out If The Gorillas Can Fly"
[Track 11] Mind Skelp: "Cher Of, Relating To, Or Functioning In Excretion"
[Track 12] Wagstaff: "The Lion Of That Mouth"
[Track 13] Crudsocket: "Sterio Jack"

From "Take Five Volume One" (Ecto, 1990?)

[Track 14] 17 Collaborations On A Five Minute Soundpiece
[Track 15] Skeletal Remains
[Track 16] Minoy
[Track 17] Keona Umberto



Lo Finest Show #4: Hometapers of Germany Special (January 22, 2006)

All pieces in this show were originally released on the "Cleaning Up" compilation produced in 1999 by Taped Rug Productions to ring in the new milennium.

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[Track 1] Das Freie Orchester, "Falstaff" (from Freitag Der 13)
[Track 2] Jorg Thomasius, "Zweite Himmelsmelodie" (from Die Gesange Der Komparsen)
[Track 3] Lord Litter, excerpt from "On The Other Hand, Part II, At The Gates Of Hell"
[Track 4] Der Pilz, excerpts from "Der Kosmos Natur Fuhrer"
[Track 5] Das Synthetische Mischgewebe, excerpts from "Everything Is Nothing"
[Track 6] Unanitious Anonymous "News From The Shopping Bags" (from Music From A Divided Germany)
[Track 7] Yref & Niclola "Opiska" (from Music From A Divided Germany)
[Track 8] Solanaceae Tau "Muzak Ritual" (from Music From A Divided Germany)
[Track 9] PCR "Acteon V" (from Music From A Divided Germany)
[Track 10] Doc Wor Mirran "Bundeswehr Morons" (from 3 Into 1, Vol. 5)
[Track 11] Harold Sack Zeigler "Plastic Blume" (from Gears = Sexfour)
[Track 12] Tesendalo excerpt from "Mache Was Du Willst"
[Track 13] Kopfschmerztablette excerpts from "Kopfschmerztablette"
[Track 14] Olfakts "Revolution 9" (from Olfakts 83-87)
[Track 15] P16D4 "Distruct Fragment" (from Deutschland 1)
[Track 16] Non Toxique Lost "Lost For Margaret" (from Deutschland 1)
[Track 17] Ritus "Birthday Parties" (from La Chair Entre Les Lignes)
[Track 18] Swimming Behavior Of The Human Infant "Die Muhle" (from La Chair Entre Les Lignes)



Lo Finest Show #3: The Song as interpreted by Hometapers (October 29, 2005)

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[Track 1] The Rabbit's Hat "Wings Of Freedom" (from Shrike Food)
[Track 2] Tom Bollinger's Fetishes "Lavender Dye" (from Herbicides Or Pesticides)
[Track 3] Michael J. Bowman "Never Suffered For Art"
[Track 4] Michael J. Bowman "Get Down"
[Track 5] Heather Perkins "Kitty In Prison" (from Dangerous Household Objects)
[Track 6] Harold Sack Ziegler "Flat Frog/Entenquak" (from Doublegum Bubbledub)
[Track 7] Harold Sack Ziegler "Mine Is The Time" (from Schnapp Flop Fetz)
[Track 8] Lord Litter "Quite Naturally" (from Quite Naturally)
[Track 9] Don Campau "Welcome To My World" (from Pen Pals 2)
[Track 10] Don Campau "I Had To Call Her" (from Pen Pals 2)
[Track 11] John Bartles "KD Lang Is The Only Man In My Life" (from Born To Lick Salt)
[Track 12] John Bartles "Mangia O Mangia" (from Heathen Dog Likkers From The New World Order)
[Track 13] Farces Wanna Mo "Hey Black Cincinnati" (from Unroyal Nonagons)
[Track 14] Farces Wanna Mo "Shampoo Rinse Repeat" (from Unroyal Nonagons)
[Track 15] Turkey Makes Me Sleepy "Padukem" (from Live October 31, 1997)
[Track 16] Bodycocktail "Pick Me Back Up" (from Smiling Device)
[Track 17] Amy Denio "Vomit A Comet" (from Never Too Old To Pop A Hole)
[Track 18] M. Nomized "Logic Music 1" (from Sample 8)
[Track 19] The Bill Jones Show "I Like The Television" (from The Goatman Of Maryland)
[Track 20] The Bill Jones Show "Wingo The Postcard Man" (from The Goatman Of Maryland)
[Track 21] Seiei Jack "Get Up And Boogie/1999" (from Insane Music For Insane People Volume 16)
[Track 22] The Cyderbunny "Bacteria" (from Return Of The Gone)



Lo Finest Show #2 (July 17, 2005)

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[Track 1] Amy Denio - "Sax Sextet" (from No Elevators)
[Track 2] C. Goff III show introduction
[Track 3] Bene Gesserit - "Pussy Pussy" (from Hit The Road Cat)
[Track 4] Histatic Charge - "Too Many Cats In The Kitchen" (from Why Do I Always Hafta Do The Dishes?)
[Track 5] Quintet De L'art - "Medley" (from untitled tapes)
[Track 6] 360 Sound - "Cold Start" (from Drowning In A Pool Of Our Own Ignorance)
[Track 7] C. Goff III babble (backed by "Pleasure" excerpt from Etat Des Stocks)
[Track 8] Disism - "2 X 2" (from New Hippies Volume 14)
[Track 9] Evolution Control Committee - "Mighty Hamburger" (from Gunderphonic)
[Track 10] Evolution Control Committee - "The Acid Family" (from Gunderphonic)
[Track 11] Buzzsaw - "The Paper Race" (excerpts from The Paper Race)
[Track 12] C. Goff III babble (backed by another "Pleasure" excerpt from Etat Des Stocks)
[Track 13] Next Radio - "Even Adam" (from the Albigensian Sortie)
[Track 14] Aioi Usui Tadashi - "A Birthmark On The Back Of The Right Hand" (from Lasered Eye)
[Track 15] Onnyk - "Grossed Out" (from Insane Music For Insane People Volume 22)
[Track 16] Frontline Assembly - "Thy Glory" (from Insane Music For Insane People Volume 25)
[Track 17] C. Goff III babble (backed by yet another "Pleasure" excerpt from Etat Des Stocks)



Lo Finest Show #1 (May 22, 2005)

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[Track 1] If Bwana - "The Depth of Silence (excerpt)" (from Beware The Sleeping Squid)
[Track 2] Don Campau - "Meteors and Pickles (excerpt)" (from Meteors and Pickles)
[Track 3] Mental Anguish - "Chapman's Blues" (from Mood Swing Shift)
[Track 4] Dog As Master - "Black Body (excerpt)" (from Black Body)
[Track 5] Viscera - "IDBM" (from Bloody But Chic)
[Track 6] F/i - "Fetish" (from Bloody But Chic)
[Track 7] Merzbow - "DDT" (from Bloody But Chic)
[Track 8] Big City Orchestra - "The 10th Planet" (from Daydreams of Night)
[Track 9] Die Rache - -"Esterwege" (from Die Rache)
[Track 10] FNTC - "R.E. (excerpt)" (from R.E.)
[Track 11] Xray Pop - "Theme From Pilotorrifik Trip" (from Hypertonia 1989 Sampler)
[Track 12] Jan Bruun, Manon, Messy, Harold Sack Ziegler - "Raahh!!" (from Walkman Meltdown 4)
[Track 13] Lord Litter - "On The Other Hand (excerpt)" (from On The Other Hand Part I)
[Track 14] Here Be Monsters - "No Moth Equipped With A Lightning Bug (excerpt)" (from No Moth Equipped With A Lightning Bug)



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