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Double-Wide Show!


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.

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

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




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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