FFFreakout #588-595

Here’s what went down on the weekly Free Form Freakout show during the closing months of the year. As we’re sure how many of you feel out there, we’re looking forward to turning the page on 2017 and starting the new year afresh. We wish you the best in whatever new paths you hope to forge and we thank you for checking in with us here.

“Play that strange tune again / That off-key melody” ~Drunk Elk

FFFreakout #595: David’s Favorite Songs of 2017 (a partial list) (Live on 12/28/17):
David Nance “Do the Negative Boogie” from Do the Negative Boogie
Blaha “Frog & Toad” from The Art of Not
Uranium Club “Who Made the Man” from All of Them Naturals
Mountain Movers “Vision Television” from S/T
Odd Hope “We Belong” from S/T
Rangers “Never Again” from Texas Rock Bottom
Ian William Craig “Purpose (Is No Country)” from Slow Vessels
TALsounds “Disgrace” from Love Sick
Circuit Des Yeux “Paper Bag” from Reaching For Indigo
Carla Dal Forno “The Garden” from The Garden EP
Neutral “Du” from När
Maraudeur “Dust Dries On Its Rest” from S/T
Caroline No “Up To Downtown” from No Language
Drunk Elk “Quintessence” from S/T
John Maus “Touchdown” from Screen Memories
Ariel Pink “Just Like Heaven” from Dedicated to Bobby Jameson
Bons “Fan the Old Flame” from Gras H’utsi
Félicia Atkinson “Valis” (excerpt) from Hand in Hand

FFFreakout #594: Carl’s Annual Holiday Show (Aired on 12/21/17):
Bob & Doug McKenzie “Twelve Days of Christmas” from Great White North
Erik Koskinen “On Christmas Day” from Cruising Paradise EP
Lindsey Buckingham “Holiday Road” b/w Dancin’ Across the USA single
Nick Lowe & Los Straitjackets “The North Pole Express” from Quality Holiday Revue Live
Miles Davis “Blue Xmas (To Whom It May Concern)” from Hipster’s Holiday
The Kinks “Father Christmas” from Christmas-A-Go-Go
Bruce Springsteen “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town” on “My Hometown” single
Low “Just Like Christmas” from Christmas
Booker T & the MG’s “Jingle Bells” from In the Christmas Spirit
Mel Blanc “The Hat I Got For Christmas Is Too Beeg” from Christmas Comedy Classics
The Border Brass “Tijuana Christmas” from Tijuana Christmas
John Fahey “Joy To the World” from The New Possibility
The Singing Dogs “Jingle Bells” from Dr. Demento: Greatest Novelty CD of All-Time
Otis Redding “Merry Christmas Baby” from Soulful Christmas
Wild Man Fischer “I’m a Christmas Tree” from Dr. Demento: Greatest Novelty CD…
Davina & The Vagabonds “Santa Bring My Baby Back” from Christmas on the Lam…
Hall & Oates “Jingle Bell Rock” single
James Brown “Santa Claus Go Straight to the Ghetto” from Funky Christmas

FFFreakout #593 (Aired on 12/14/17):
Circuit Des Yeux “Geyser” from Reaching For Indigo
Flying Saucer Attack “Standing Stone” from Distance
Movietone “Mono Valley” from S/T
Crescent “Superconstellation” from Now
First Communion Afterparty “Lighting Up the Darkroom” from Ever Last Sting Live
Bi-Hour “Name Drop Melbourne Locations To Sound Groovy” from Regional Indifference
Voight/465 “State” from Slights Still Unspoken
Devin Freisen “Exhaust” from Snowshell
The Icicle Works “Birds Fly (Whisper to a Scream)” from S/T
The Normal “Warm Leatherette” from Just Can’t Get Enough compilation
Prince “Another Lonely Christmas” from Purple Rain (Deluxe Edition)
The Cure “Killing An Arab” from Boys Don’t Cry
Semisonic “The Great Divide” from The Great Divide
Ash “Girl From Mars” from 1977
Beastie Boys “Finger Lickin’ Good” from Check Your Head

FFFreakout #592: Tom Waits Day on KMSU (Aired on 12/07/17):
Tom Waits “Such A Scream” from Bone Machine
Harry Partch “The Quiet Hobo Meal” from Delusions of the Fury
Tom Waits “Clap Hands” from Rain Dogs
Laurie Anderson (w/ William Burroughs) “Sharky’s Night” from Mister Heartbreak
Tom Waits “The Ocean Doesn’t Want Me” from Bone Machine
Kurt Weill “The Ballad of Mack the Knife” from The Threepenny Opera
Tom Waits “Temptation” from Frank’s Wild Years
Charley Patton “Screamin’ and Hollerin’ the Blues” from The Definitive Charley Patton
Tom Waits “Ain’t Goin’ Down to the Well” from Orphans
Tom Waits “Warm Beer and Cold Women” from Round Midnight: Mpls. Broadcast 1975
Captain Beefheart & The Magic Band “Owed T’ Alex” from Shiny Beast (Bat Chain Puller)
Tom Waits “16 Shells From a Thirty- Ought Six” from Swordfishtrombones
Cookie Monster & the Company “C is for Cookie” from Bert & Ernie Sing-Along
Tom Waits “Hoist That Flag” from Real Gone
Tom Waits “Hold On” from Mule Variations

FFFreakout #591 (Aired on 11/30/17):
Laurie Anderson “From The Air” from Big Science
Keel Her “Riot Grrrl” from S/T
Magik Markers “Don’t Talk In Your Sleep” from Balf Quarry
Lydia Lunch/Marc Hurtado “Baby Killer” from My Lover The Killer
Wingtip Sloat “Sundowner’s 90 Mile Pilot” from If Only For the Hatchery
Jose Gonzalez “Stories We Build, Stories We Tell” from Vestiges & Claws
Joe McPhee “Song for Lauren, alternate 2” from Nation Time: The Complete Recordings
Gary Numan “Cars” b/w “Metal” single
Laid Back “White Horse” b/w “Sunshine Reggae” single
Think “Once You Understand” b/w “Gather” single
Frank Sinatra “Theme from New York, New York” b/w “That’s What God Looks Like…” single
Gate Wesley & Band “Do The Batman” b/w “Do The Thing” single
Otis Redding “The Happy Song (Dum Dum)” b/w “Open the Door” single
Johnny Horton “The Battle of New Orleans” b/w North To Alaska” single
Devo “Snowball” b/w “Freedom of Choice” single

FFFreakout #590 (Aired on 11/23/17):
The Notwist “Where in the World” from The Devil, You + Me
ensemble, et al. “Typewriters” from The Slow Reveal
Roxy Music “Sunset” from Stranded
Danielle Dax “Sleep Has No Property” from Inky Bloaters
Lindstrøm “Va-fle-r” from Smalhans
Conrad Winslow “Benediction” from The Perfect Nothing Catalog
H. Usui “Macaroni Blues” from Sings the Blues
Mountain Goats “New Star Song” from Beautiful Rat Sunset
Flying Saucer Attack “Wish” from S/T
Ka Baird & John Saint Pelvyn with Camilla Padgett-Coles “Year 2” from Five Years Inside the Sun
Jam Money “Bubbled Other” from A Gathering Kind
ensemble, et al. “Guernsey Goodbye” from The Slow Reveal

FFFreakout #589 (Aired on 11/16/17):
Dead Moon “Dead Moon Night” from Echoes of the Past
High Rise “Mainliner” from Tokyo Flashback
Hawkwind “Death Trap” from Stonehenge: This Is Hawkwind, Do Not Panic
Todd Rundgren “Out of Control” from Hermit of Mink Hollow
Pumice “Mothers In Mantis” from Puddles
Flying Saucer Attack “She Is the Daylight” from Further
Circuit Des Yeux “Geyser” from Reaching For Indigo
Kinks “Naggin’ Woman” from Kinda Kinks
New Order “Ceremony” from Substance
Beastie Boys “Body Movin” (Norman Cook mix)
Lemonheads “Big Gay Heart” from Come On Feel the Lemonheads
They Might Be Giants “Don’t Let’s Start” from S/T
Prince “Controversy” from Controversy

FFFreakout #588 (Aired on 11/09/17):
Ariel Pink “I Wanna Be Young” from Dedicated to Bobby Jameson
Franco Battiato “Il Silenzio Del Rumore” from Pollution
Brian Eno “Burning Airlines Give You So Much More” from Taking Tiger Mountain
Harry Deerness “Swona House” from S/T
Carla Dal Forno “The Garden” from The Garden
Headroom “Millers Pond” from S/T
Animal & Men “Waiting For My Stranger” from Singles + Demos 1979-83
Goner “YS 2” (edit) from Yogascum
El Turronero “Yo Soy Nube Pasajera” from New Hondo
Otis Redding “Respect” from Stax 50th Anniversary Celebration
Bruce Springsteen & the E-Street Band “10th Ave. Freezeout” from Born To Run
Wings “Nineteen Hundred and Eighty Five” from Band On the Run
Iggy Pop “China Girl” from The Idiot
LCD Soundsystem “Losing My Edge” from S/T
Booker T. & the MGs “Soul Limbo” from Stax 50th Anniversary Celebration

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