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Double-Wide Show!

2012-03-24

While Yuri G is in limbo, in transition, in a bad way or just in a strange place, yours truly, the Stranger, takes the helm of Psionic Dehiscence for another week, with the Strangeland in tow for four hours of radio, playlists, and news! If you don’t like it then call the station at 415-550-0511 or myself at thestranger@earthling.net. San Franciscans can also contact Mayor Ed Lee directly at (415) 554-6141 or email mayoredwinlee@sfgov.org.

PLAYLIST
Yuri-G – PJ Harvey
Car Radio – Spoon
Toccata – Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Sweet Leaf – Black Sabbath
Hassles Fresh – Blueberry Pancake
Symphony of Science
The Beast – Milt Buckner
She Blinded Me With Science – Thomas Dolby
Weird Science – Oingo Boingo
Bolero – Pink Martini
Lonlon (Ravel’s Bolero) – Angélique Kidjo
Clair De Lune – Tomita
The Lonely Shepherd – Zamfir
Springtime For Hitler – Henry Mancini
Hall Of The Mountain King – Big Brother & The Holding Company
Calling Elvis – Dire Straits
Flying In A Blue Dream – Eric Johnson, Joe Satriani, St
The Punk and the Godfather – The Who
Everyone Had a Hard Year – The Beatles
Natural Good – Bartel
City Hall – Tenacious D
Red Right Hand – Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds
Drunken Master – Groove Collective
The Wondrous Boat Ride – Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
What Sound – Lamb
Reanimator – Amon Tobin
As the Moon Speaks/Astral Lady – Captain Beyond
Blues, Part II – Blood, Sweat & Tears
Uncle Remus – Frank Zappa
The Ghost Song – The Doors
Space Lion – Yoko Kanno
IG-88 – mc chris
Hong Kong Phooey – Sublime
Go Monkey Go – Devo
bumpys lament – isaac hayes
88 Lines About 44 Women – Nails

And lately as Mutiny Radio’s new minister of news editing, I’ve been forced to pontificate on the very nature of journalism and news. I don’t care about some of it, such as the more sensational sound surrounding cases like Ross Mirkarimi, Robert Bales, or Trayvon Martin. There are clearly stories here, but the overpowering voices of corporate media drown out real topics and issues on the sliding scale of importance! There are valuable stories out there! How does one overcome the hurdles of bias, outright corruption, and time constraint to cover them?

Ah, but for critical thinking, skepticism, and science! Those of us alive today pay tribute to the heroes of these game-changing tools of reason, with the Symphony of Science.

It is more important now than ever, as Obama flip-flops on the oil pipeline and leaders worldwide ignore the science, the poor are drug testedeconomists get it wrong, the 1% grow more psychopathic, the intelligentsia double down on 9/11 paranoia, and Big Brother tightens his hold:

  • A new surveillance camera by Hitachi Kokusai Electric can search, process and display up to thirty six million faces in just one second.
  • The US intelligence community has risen tenfold the time it has the right to keep data on American citizens and legal residents with no established ties to terrorists. Previously all such records had to be destroyed after six months.
  • The new guidelines for the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC), which gathers and shares information among American intelligence and law enforcement agencies, were approved on Thursday.
  • NYPD has been scanning the irises of arrested Occupy protesters!

Some have been long claiming that science, technology, and social media will save the world… is it all just a series of tubes dream? Researchers have established a direct link between the number of friends you have on Facebook and the degree to which you are a “socially disruptive” narcissist, confirming the conclusions of many social media skeptics. Another new study released today  illustrates this point. It found that 18 percent of people who use social networking sites such as Facebook and Google+ have blocked, unfriended or hidden someone because of that person’s disagreeable political postings. Analysis of the  significance of the 2010 WikiLeaks disclosures by the International Review of Administrative Sciences, (published by SAGE on behalf of the Institute for Administrative Sciences), highlights four key reasons why radical transparency is hard to achieve, and why a technological fix alone will not achieve it.

And the flood of information itself may increase the amount of friction in our lives, not reduce it. Luckily, scientific thinking is there to help us light the way. Let’s hope and help more and more fellow users, journalists, consumers, voters and humans find the path.

Stranger in a Strange Land 2012-03-24: Psionic Double-Wide Show! by The Stranger on Mixcloud

~The Stranger
thestranger@earthling.net

“The cosmos is also in us, we are made of star stuff.”
-Carl Sagan

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The Stranger’s Superheroic Four-Hour Show

A double-wide feature for you listeners this week, as I unsuspectingly find myself filling time, while putting the finishing touches on the Superheroic Stranger in a Strange Land! Four hours of music, experimentation, and news!

For Psionic Dehiscence I pull out some lightly seasoned tapes, the Frank Zappa Crossfire debate, Michael Hedges, the great William F. Buckley/Noam Chomsky debate, and the Firesign Theatre.

Lionel Hampton – Glad Hamp – Jazzmaster
Clatworthy Saunders – In Your Own Sweet Way – All That Jazz
Cannonball Adderley – Moanin’
Louis Armstrong – Let’s Do it (Let’s Fall in Love)
The Firesign Theatre – The Ralph Spoilsport Mantrum – How Can You Be In Two Places at Once When You’re Not Anywhere at all
Ella Fitzgerald & Duke Ellington – It Don’t Mean a Thing if It Don’t Have That Swing
Michael Hedges – Because its There

On The Stranger in a Strange Land we battle back the forces of evil, do the Batusi, ponder powered musician battles, super-politics, and every agency from the cia to the x-men.

SRC – In the Hall of the Mountain King
The Bagdhdaddies – Wonder Woman – Katchyazafta
Al Hirt – Green Hornet – Kill Bill Soundtrack
David McCallum – Batman Theme – Ultra-Lounge, Vol. 13: TV Town
Jan & Dean – The Joker is Wild – Meet Batman
Paul McCartney & Wings – Magneto and Titanium Man – Venus and Mars
Mel Tormè – Sunshine Superman – Ultra-Lounge: On the Rocks
Sun Ra – The Bat Cave – Batman (Original Motion Picture Score)
Sun Ra – The Penguin Chase – Batman
Sun Ra – Penguin’s Umbrella – Batman
The Apostles – Super Strut – Acid Jazz Story
They Might Be Giants – John Lee Supertaster – No!
Moe. – Captain America – Warts & All
Spin Doctors – Jimmy Olsen’s Blues – Pocket Full of Kryptonite
Weezer – In The Garage – Weezer
Sun Ra – Batman and Robin Swing – Batman and Robin
Sun Ra – The Riddler’s Retreat – Batman and Robin
Goldfinger – Superman – Hang-Ups
The Aquabats – Powdered Milk Man! – The Fury of the Aquabats!
Fastball – Human Torch – Make Your Mama Proud
Serge Gainsbourg – Comic Strip – Love and the Beat
Jelly Roll Morton – Wolverine Blues – Doctor Jazz
Black Sabbath – Iron Man – Reunion
Entombed – Wolverine Blues
Apollo 440 – Spider-Man Theme
Roam The Hello Clouds – Geoff As the Hulk – Near Mises
Deacon the Villian – X-Men
Dangerdoom – The Mask feat. Ghostface Killah – Mouse and the Mask
7L & Esoteric – Incredible Hulk Rap – Egoclapper
Lee Hazlewood – Batman – Batman and Robin
Gil Scot Heron – Ain’t No Such Thing as Superman
Wesley Willis – I Wupped Batman’s Ass

Stranger in a Strange Land 2010-04-03: Timefill/Superheroic! (Psionic) by The Stranger on Mixcloud

~The Stranger
thestranger@earthling.net

“It’s just words.”

Neither have you tasted any salvia

Four adulterated hours of radio… Psionic Dehiscence and Stranger in a Strange Land.
Worry not! For though technical difficulties start ‘slight,’ they eventually denigrate into ‘noticeable’ and turn unsignalled into ‘massive’ for your aural delight! Listen to the desperate human ingenuity in the face of overwhelming technological darkness. The silver lining: as your host loses remote access to his news and subsequent comment, mediocre survival training kicks in: a potentially thought-provoking exploration of the mind, time, and being gives way to satiating and fully-warranted musical jamz.

PLAYLIST
The Phantom Patrol – Aeolian Piano Roll
Over the Hill – R.L. Burnside
The Beast – Milt Buckner
The Future – Leonard Cohen
The Pusher – Steppenwolfe
C-Tune – Henry Flynt
Third Stone From the Sun – Dick Dale
Taxidermist Surf – Man… or Astro-Man?
Nimrod’s Son – The Pixies
Alabama Song – The Doors
Drink to Better Days – Mutiny
Rock and Roll Ain’t Noise Pollution – AC/DC
Crime of the Century – Supertramp
The Crunge – Led Zeppelin
Spaceship – Kanye West
Come on Feet – Quasimoto
Live at the Knitting Factory – Mr. Dibbs
Welcome to America – Resident Alien
Black Helicopters – Non-Phixion
Cybotron/Clear – Diplo
Accidents Don’t Happen – El-P
Flying – The Residents
In the Middle, In the Middle, In the Middle – They Might Be Giants
Ah! Melody – Serge Gainsbourg
Southbound – Sound Studio Orchestra
Romeo is Bleeding – Tom Waits
Straight Psyche – Amon Tobin
The Village Green Preservation Society – The Kinks
I’m Against It! – Groucho Marx

Stranger in a Strange Land (Psionic) 2009-04-11: Neither Have You Tasted by The Stranger on Mixcloud

~The Stranger
thestranger@earthling.net

“never cheap out on your operating system, or it will crap out on you”

EXTRA LONG SHOW!!

11/29/08

Now available in salmon.

PLAYLIST
In the Hall of the Mountain King – Electric Light Orchestra
Long Cool Woman (In a Black Dress) – Hollies
Nahawand – Sharkiat
Dub4m – Soap kills
Istanbul (Not Constantinople) – Joe Fingers Carr
Deep Night Softly, As In A Morning Sunrise – Terry Snyder
Guajira Bonita – Julian Avalos
Kosmo & Yahoodi – Briskey
Taki Rari – Yma Sumac
13 Don Drummond – Treasure Isle
Slave Master – Gregory Isaacs
Loch Ness Monster – King Horror
Chalice In The Palace – U-Roy
Evil Ways – Cuban Jazz Combo
Love Don’t Live Here Anymore – Rose Royce
Tell Me What’s On Your Mind – Cyril Neville
Fields of Green – Careless
Escape – Amon Tobin
Being Tailed – Roy Budd
Snow Creatures – Quincy Jones
Mean Town Blues – Johnny Winter
Let’s Jump Tonight – Chuck & Ralph Willis
Welcome To My Love – The Funseekers
Soul Food – Frankie Seay & the Soul Riders
Iao Chant & Master Builder – Gong
For Julia – Sanjay Mishra
Blue in Green – Miles Davis (Tribute)
Satan Takes A Holiday – Jack Malmsten
Heartbreaker – Grand Funk Railroad
Along comes Mary – The Associations
King of The Golden Hall – Stonehenge
In A Gadda Da Vida – Incredible Bongo Band
Kites – Simon Dupree & The Big Sound
Consequences Of A Drug Addict Role – Shirley Horn
Wacky Tobacky – NRBQ
Tribal Elders – Nick Riff
Tassels – Aphex Twin
Pussy – Comets
Strangers From the Sky – Kim Fowley
Celestial Fantasy – Sun Ra
Sir with Love – Lulu
Adriana – Rua Port’Alba
Stoned Love – The Supremes
Jesse – Mother Earth
Who Is He And What Is He To You – Bill Withers
Munchies For Your Love – Bootsy’s Rubber Band
Send Him Back – Pointer Sisters
Brute (Part1 & 2) – Louis Clark
Universal Soldier – Donovan

Stranger in a Strange Land 2008-11-29: Double-Wide Show by The Stranger on Mixcloud

~The Stranger
thestranger@earthling.net

One for the price of two!

10/11/08

It’s an evening of vigilantes, detectives, spies, militants, power-players and deranged madmen. It’s lovely. Really.

There’s a man goin’ ’round takin’ names…

In The Hall of The Mountain King – Hugo Montenegro and His Orchestra
World Peace – African Headcharge
The Chill of Death – Charles Mingus
Nitro – Dick Dale
Maracas De Fogo – Lula Cortes e Ze Ramalho
Muchacho – Lee Hazlewood
Pyramid Of The Sun – Les Baxter
Manha De Carnaval – Louiz Bonfa
Pirata De Agua Salata – Macaco
You Can’t Get Good Riblets in Space – Man… or Astroman?
Cecilia Ann – The Pixies
Gypsy Wedding – Moby Grape
Being For The Benefit Of Mr. Kite! – The Beatles
Astronaut – David Byrne
Natural Good – Bartel
Color – L.A. Carnival
Too Much on My Mind – Leaders of the New School
What About You (In the World Today) – Co. Real Artists
Gun Gods (w/Louie Rankin) – Sage Francis
Love Sick – Night Trains
Microphone Mathematics – Quasimoto
Much 2 much – US3
Mr Moon – Jamiroquai
Laurence d’Arabie – Ritchie Lawrence
9th & Hennepin – Tom Waits
Private Investigations – Dire Straits
Staccato’s Theme – Elmer Bernstein
Squids – Noise Police
Mambo Italiano – Rosemary Clooney
Rebirth Of Slick – Diggable Planets
Dark – Maypole
Big Furry Head – Amon Tobin
Shere Khan – Aesop Rock
Bullitt – Lalo Schifrin
Experiment In Terror – Al Caiola
On Her Majesty’s Secret Service – The John Barry Orchestra
It Had Better Be Tonight – Henry Mancini
Dr. No’s Fantasy – Elliott Fisher
Atlantis – Kosma
Strangers on a Train – Lovage

Tonight we also interview masked superhero ‘El Cocco’ on the ins and outs of crime-fighting and do-gooding. He has seen into the black heart of evil, and he watched it get a baby tiger for its birfday, and feed it nothing but hatred. Maybe he can explain what this all means, because I’m talking out of my ass again.

Stranger in a Strange Land 2008-10-11: Crime-Fighting by The Stranger on Mixcloud

~The Stranger