Today from Noon to 1 PM Pacific Standard Time, tune your electronic listening devices to KPSU.org for the weekly foray into sounds outside the norm What’s This Called?
This Week: A tale of two recording labels as we hear all material from Portland’s own Beta-lactam Ring Records and Dubuque Iowa’s unstoppable esoteric imprint Personal Archives. BLRR selections are by label honcho Chris McBeth in person, and Personal Archive selections include Thollem McDonas, Sex Funeral, and Bob Bucko Jr
Thollem McDonas and Andy Kaufman – “Life That Lives” – Always Put On Your Sincere Face; Sex Funeral – “And Out” – Your Heaven Sucks; Thollem McDonas – “Here Comes the World” – Machine in the Ghost; Bob Bucko Jr – “IMPROV II 042514” – Crank Spirit
Thollem McDonas and Andy Kaufman – “Nervous Nirvana” – Always Put On Your Sincere Face: Veneral Crush – “XIII (edit)” – Veneral Crush IV
Sand Snowman – “Hemlock Garden” – Nostalgia Ever After; Earthmonkey – “Flyover” – Audiosapien; Orbit Service – “A Painless End” – A Calm Note From The West; Armchair Migraine Journey “NAD (fuzz mix)” – MOM; Edward Ka-Spel – “Red Highway” – The Victoria Dimension
Nadja “Healing Drone” MOM; Whitelodge “Master Within Spaces” – +; Aritomo “Konai Komorebi” – Fearful Sunshine Filtering Through Foliages; Pepe Wismeer – “A Lie in Heckleness” – Between Sheep and Pigs; The Legendary Pink Dots – “A Moustache On The Mona Lisa And Other Things You May Find In The Neighbour’s Trash” – MOM; Beta-lactam Ring RecordsRandall Frazier
Today from Noon to 1 PM Pacific Standard Time, your host Ricardo Wang is excited to bring back his most frequent guest on What’s This Called? since bringing the show to Portland, psychedelic/experimental recording label impresario Chis McBeth of Beta-lactam RIng Records!
A home label of such WTC regulars as Legendary Pink Dots, Orbit Service (and the new A Star Too Far combining both!), Nurse With Wound, Green Milk from the Planet Orange, Daniel Menche, Soriah, Ariel Kalma, BLRR is a local Portland treasure that connects experimental, psych, drone, and noise musicians and avid listeners all over the world!
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Track Artist Album
Gimme Shelter (Live Royal Albert Hall 1985) Sisters of Mercy You Tube
Rebirth Blood Om (edit) Armchair Migraine Journey Blood Coupling Magnet
La Ofrenda Danzante Un Festin Sagital A Brained Hefty Yeti Fry
Vita Nova (edit) A Star Too Far Saucers Over Lincoln
Dismantling the Tower (edit) Edward Ka-Spel A Brained Hefty Yeti Fry
Delphic Collapse Vas Deferens Organization A Brained Hefty Yeti Fry
Trajectory Christus & the Cosmonaughts A Brained Hefty Yeti Fry
Part 1 (edit) Edward Ka-Spel CybersKapes – A Voyage in 6 Parts
It’s always a great show when Chris McBeth arrives with his bag full of goodies from Beta-lactam Ring Records. This label feature program was no exception to that rule! Chris McBeth of Beta-lactam Ring Records spinning his newest releases and giving away a copy of Mythalogue by The Red Masque.
Today on What’s This Called? from Noon to 1 PM Pacific Time, I’m joined in the KPSU booth by my close personal friend and impresario of the greatest experimental/psychedelic recording label in the multiverse Beta-lactam Ring Records, Mr. Chris McBeth. Chris will be playing selections from his personal record collection and undoubtedly a few BLR upcoming releases that nobody has heard yet! Dig… http://www.blrrecords.com/