to misquote Steinbeck “DJs are a little below clowns and a little above trained seals.“ listen as Frank and I spin the balls and honk the horns . a balancing act that could crash to the ground at any moment. For our own entertainment (and yours, too, if you’re easily amused )maestro , drumroll please the
Author Archives: Rick Allison
Simone Weil said: Attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity.” to the extent you ‘pay attention’ to the random musical noodlings and unpremeditated, slapdash babbling of the perpetrator of this freeform radio style vanity project ,I’m in awe of your generosity and in return aim to provide whimsy and surprise if nothing else.
What does it mean to live a finite fragile life in an infinite universe?… is not a question we’ll be tackling in today’s episode. nope , nothing that cosmic. more like what does it mean to welcome another monday. and not so much what does it mean but will a tune or two help. I
this sunday (02.25) at noonish on cygnusradio.com’s loco archives show, two great shows from the more than 34 plus year history of thelocalbandsshow as aired on wplr…original commercials, concert calendar and your hosts the one and only james velvet and rick allison part one aired February 25th, 2007. you’ll hear. Whiskey river band…heavy surf…arms and
hey, I don’t want to sound like a Homer, but there’s a new Ulysses (aka Odysseus) in the news. not a myth but heroic to be sure. A south pole moon landing (with no penguins in waiting), to deliver a jeff koons art piece and space fabric from Columbia (the folks who made your parka)
Matisse said :Don’t wait for inspiration. It comes while one is working.” now, I’m not saying what I do is work, however, that’s the way the show progresses such as it does. one song whispers the next songs name. is that inspiration or am I still getting radio signals in my fillings? the allison transmission-made
whale flukes, fingerprints, snowflakes…they say there’s no two alike. I’ll skip over the impossible task of actually checking each one. just another overpromise from big mother nature, I’m thinking. but that’s not the point. I think, without doing the math (they said there’d be no math in radio) we live on a one of a