The Weatherman: “I Just Experiment With Sound”
This is a performance & interview with The Weatherman, recorded over Skype on 2 October 2017.
This program is sponsored by J Jean Portraits, & Peggy’s Vegan Hot Sauce. For more information about our sponsors, follow the link. We are also now a part of the They Might Be Giants Dial-a-Song Network! This week’s TMBG DAS is, “I’ve Been Seeing Things.”
Getting into electronics and recording, White Front in Contra Costa County, tuning KPFA for the first time, digital vs. analog sound, Oregon talk, Gravity Falls, those gay bears, normal life, meeting Negativland, meeting Richard Lyons, processing death, Firesign Theater & The Weatherman’s post about their record cover, building The Booper, getting The Weatherman nickname, getting bullied, comics & sci-fi, The Outer Limits, The Weatherman’s post about the show, The Guests, Don’t Open ’til Doomsday, Twin Peaks, Eraserhead, YouTube & archive.org, Weatherman’s blog, how Negativland got started, Audience Studies Incorporated, meeting Mark, audio experiments, making that first record, The Weatherman’s radio show: Colloquy Electronic Music, Charles Amirkhanian, Professor Brookmeyer, more about the Booper, The Weatherman’s performances online, Teletours, Negativland’s website, The Waybackmachine, Pastor Dick’s Jukebox, more about Richard Lyons home life, The Outer Limits again, The Weatherman’s mom & grandmother, No Other Possibility film, doing “the U2 song,” “Mark made me do it,” Facebook as a drug, A Facebook For Radio, about Mid-Valley Mutations and KMUZ, playing the Booper over the Internet, Software defined Radio, CBs & Jamming in San Francisco, Jamcon ‘84, “not live” broadcasts, family radio service (walkie talkies) Family Radio 2017 on Hollow Earth Radio w/ Wobbly (Hollow Earth Radio), The Weatherman’s Dumb Stupid Home Page, The Bufferin Aspirin Commercials, Don gets added to the group, Night Sky Music, digitizing analog work properly, The Weatherman’s creative process, nonsense words and phrases, image 1 image 2 & image 3, the act of selection, Night Flight‘s influence, Media memories, strange noises from the sky, voice to skull transmissions and other conspiracies, performing live online, Over The Edge, and more Firesign Theater, even More Firesign Theater continued, the dangers of the outside world, making art now, breaking all the social media rules, wrapping up.
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