Cortex Primer

Every Friday at 11:00pm on KBVR Corvallis 88.7FM

Cortex Primer: S02E06

April 09, 2021 — Hugh Manoid

Featuring...

  1. Black Mountain Transmitter - Oscillator Ritual (Excerpt)
  2. 空隙 - エイリアン
  3. Pye Corner Audio - Palais Spectres
  4. The Heartwood Institute - The Age Of Aquarius
  5. Panamint Manse - Wildrose
  6. The Duke St Workshop - Threshold Of Light
  7. Broken Machine Films Presents... - Dim The Light
  8. Redpoint - Compliance
  9. Brian King - For Tim J.
  10. Christ. - Breathe Between Sleep
  11. Listening Center - Ictus Phase
  12. Loafeye - End Of It
  13. 骨架的 - Sunset
  14. VCR Classique - News Of Tomorrow (Excerpt)
  15. Tangerine Dream - Exit

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Cortex Primer: S02E05

April 02, 2021 — Hugh Manoid

Featuring...

  1. Clocolan - Negative Delta S
  2. The Advisory Circle - Escape Lane
  3. Boards Of Canada - Jacquard Causeway
  4. Broken Machine Films Presents... - The Computer Chronicles 1
  5. The Nazgûl - The Dead Marshes (Cherrystones - Alive And Well Edit)
  6. Psychonic Imaging - Testing Your New Remote Control Skeleton
  7. Filmmaker - New Dark Ages
  8. The Night Monitor - Caves, Candles And Archives
  9. Barry Caws - Evolution
  10. The Boreal Network - Terminal Moraine
  11. Listening Center - A Wasteland Game
  12. VHS Head - Do You Understand?
  13. Cialyn - In From The Cold
  14. Frequent C - The Window
  15. Moon Wiring Club - Musicke-Go-Round
  16. Loafeye - Low A.M.
  17. Broken Machine Films Presents... - The Martian Report
  18. Cities Of Earth - Glass Castles
  19. Thriftwicker Audio Society - Drift
  20. Redpoint - The Fun They Had
  21. Shammen Delly - Say Goodnight

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Cortex Primer: S02E04

March 05, 2021 — Hugh Manoid

Featuring...

  1. Toto - Child's Anthem
  2. Kansas - The Spider
  3. Rush - YYZ
  4. Paz - Iron Works
  5. Genesis - The Brazilian
  6. Klaus Weiss - Survivor
  7. Zombi - Pillars Of The Dawn
  8. Gary Numan - Random
  9. The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Third Stone From The Sun
  10. Hawkwind - The Forge Of Vulcan
  11. James Asher - Umbrellas
  12. Tame Impala - Jeremy's Storm
  13. Tangerine Dream - Cloudburst Flight
  14. Ashra - Kazoo

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Cortex Primer: S02E03

February 12, 2021 — Hugh Manoid

Tonight at 10PM Pacific on KBVR... Cortex Pri<<<<>>>>

Featuring...

  1. Cryogenic - Windows 95
  2. Broken Machine Films Presents... - 'Extending The Boundaries'
  3. LuxuryScience - Quantum Burn
  4. V.D.B. Joel - Video Funk (Edit)
  5. Cosmic Cycler - Future Technology
  6. Percival Pembroke - Tandy
  7. Yellow Magic Orchestra - Technopolis
  8. Boards Of Canada - Apparatus
  9. Purple Motion - Nova
  10. Neil Scrivin - Leisure Is A Serious Business
  11. Andy Clarke - Robotics
  12. Rb387 - The Machine's Way
  13. Francis Monkman - New Technology
  14. Francis Rimbert And Frederick Rousseau - Top Machin
  15. Thriftwicker Audio Society - New Tech Interactive
  16. Devo - Mechanical Man
  17. Laszlo Bencker - Disk Drivin'
  18. Keith Mansfield - Hand Made By Robots
  19. Gary Numan - I Nearly Married A Human

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Cortex Primer: S02E02

February 05, 2021 — Hugh Manoid

Tonight at 10PM Pacific on KBVR, an all new Cortex Primer in which Hugh Manoid extolls the virtues of fly fishing in British Columbia's beautiful Skeena River.

Featuring...

  1. Broken Machine Films Presents... - Missing Fuzzy 1
  2. Nouveau Life™ - Start Life
  3. Windows96 - Caligula
  4. Thriftwicker Audio Society - Your Dullard County Forecast
  5. Disconscious - Mattress Store
  6. Percival Pembroke - Smalltalk
  7. Tom Ellard - In Her Hair
  8. Recoil - Electro Blues For Bukka White
  9. Beaunoise - Plantestøy
  10. Spark Me - Static
  11. Aphex Twin - Taking Control
  12. Broken Machine Films Presents... - Wonked.
  13. Boards Of Canada - Everything You Do Is A Balloon

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Cortex Primer: S02E01

January 29, 2021 — Hugh Manoid

Hugh Manoid is out of the shop and ready for season 2 of Cortex Primer. Join him tonight at 10pm Pacific on KBVR for a high speed blast of late 70's / early 80's noisy, punky, synthy goodness. Yum.

Featuring...

  1. Devo - Devo Corporate Anthem
  2. Devo - Wiggly World
  3. XTC - X Wires
  4. The B-52's - 6060-842
  5. Gary Numan - Me, I Disconnect From You
  6. Human League - Empire State Human
  7. Men Without Hats - Antarctica
  8. Killing Joke - Wardance
  9. Crash Course In Science - It Costs To Be Austere
  10. Ultravox - Sleepwalk
  11. The Pretenders - The Wait
  12. The Police - Omegaman
  13. Fad Gadget - Ricky's Hand
  14. Missing Persons - Mental Hopscotch
  15. Wall Of Voodoo - Back In Flesh
  16. The Units - Digital Stimulation
  17. Depeche Mode - Photographic (Some Bizarre Version)
  18. Circuit 7 - Video Boys
  19. The Cure - Jumping Someone Else's Train

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Cortex Primer: 013

October 30, 2020 — Hugh Manoid

Hugh Manoid delights and terrorizes his audience with a series of spooky sounds and smells. Happy Halloween!

Featuring...

  1. The Chipmunks - The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don't Be Late) (Excerpt)
  2. Fabio Frizzi - Zombie (Main Title)
  3. Lord Winterfresh - Fright Night TV Spot
  4. Zombi - 1990 (Drum Take)
  5. Boards Of Canada - House Of Abin'adab
  6. Thriftwicker Audio Society - Night Shadows (Theme)
  7. Big Daddy Clumpcap - Motel Hell TV Spot
  8. Goblin - Suspiria (Main Title)
  9. Steve Jeffries, Mary Carewe & Donald Grieg - Evil At Play
  10. Tangerine Dream - Pilots Of Purple Twilight
  11. Baby Elmer - Beyond The Door Trailer
  12. Mike Oldfield - Tubular Bells (Exorcist Theme)
  13. Radio Free Vestibule - Hits Of The Future
  14. Rb387 - Vampire Bat (Excerpt)
  15. Rb387 - LOWTOW (Excerpt)
  16. Bobby Boris Pickett & The Crypt-Kickers - Monster Mash (Excerpt)
  17. Danny Elfman - On Their Way To Juno
  18. Melvins - Dies Iraea
  19. Rs3 - Omnityrant
  20. Broken Machine Films Presents... - KidZZZ
  21. Ennio Morricone - The Thing (Main Theme)
  22. Lord Winterfresh - Phantasm TV Spot
  23. Torn Memory - Clouds
  24. Spencer Moore - Eerie Heavy Echo
  25. Paul McCollough - Passage To Normal / End Credits
  26. Richard Bellis - End Credits Part I

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Cortex Primer: 012

October 23, 2020 — Hugh Manoid

A spooky presence has invaded the studio. Will Hugh Manoid be able to save the day while playing a sweet set of Halloween jams? I don't know so quit asking, alright?

Featuring...

  1. Capcom Sound Team - Secure Place (Baby Elmer's Alteration)
  2. Baby Elmer - MEDIA Meditations
  3. John Harrison - Day Of The Dead (Main Title)
  4. Lord Winterfresh - The House That Dripped Blood Trailer (Edit)
  5. Fabio Frizzi - Verso L'Ignoto
  6. Derek Scott - Scarey 2
  7. Goblin - Tenebre (Main Title)
  8. Broken Machine Films Presents... - Technological Failures
  9. The Night Monitor - Ten Naughty Things
  10. Big Daddy Clumpcap - Creepshow TV Spot (Edit)
  11. John Carpenter - Escape From New York Theme
  12. Boards Of Canada - Circle (Extract)
  13. Fabio Frizzi - Escape From The Flesh Eaters
  14. Tapeworm Labs - Fangoria Commercial (Edit)
  15. The Sorcerers - The Horror
  16. Thriftwicker Audio Society - Halloween Cuts
  17. Radio Free Vestibule - Laurence Olivier For Diet Coke
  18. Goblin - L'Alba Die Morti Viventi
  19. Broken Machine Films Presents... - Somebody Put A Flamethrower On That
  20. Tangerine Dream - Charly The Kid
  21. Baby Elmer - The Exorcist TV Spot (Edit)
  22. Thriftwicker Audio Society - The Pit
  23. Lord Winterfresh - Let's Scare Jessica To Death Trailer (Edit)
  24. John Harrison - Something To Tide You Over - Richard Watches Them Drown
  25. Sinoia Caves - Forever Dilating Eye
  26. Joseph LoDuca - Dawn / Incantation
  27. Herbert Chappell - The Gonk
  28. Broken Machine Films Presents... - NOTSOB '78

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Cortex Primer: 011

September 11, 2020 — Hugh Manoid

The 9/11 episode.

Featuring...

  1. 猫 シ Corp - News At 11 (JWM Mix)
  2. 猫 シ Corp - Evening Traffic
  3. Rb387 - Calm Sounds... and Piano
  4. Depeche Mode - Easy Tiger
  5. Mick Rippon - Alone
  6. Necros - Dirty Walk
  7. Nine Inch Nails - The Downward Spiral (The Bottom)
  8. Rs3 - Ray 3
  9. Moby - My Weakness
  10. William Basinski - DLP 4

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Cortex Primer: 010

August 17, 2020 — Hugh Manoid

Tonight, Cortex Primer celebrates its tenth episode with a two hour extravaganza of new wave, dark wave, post punk, descriptor 31, and gothy goodness.

Featuring...

Part 1...

  1. Depeche Mode - Black Celebration
  2. Bauhaus - Dark Entries
  3. For Against - Stranded In Greenland
  4. Kate Bush - Under Ice
  5. Kate Bush - Waking The Witch
  6. Killing Joke - The Wait
  7. Danse Society - Godsend
  8. Cocteau Twins - Garlands
  9. The Sound - Possession
  10. Echo & The Bunnymen - Killing Moon
  11. Comsat Angels - Eye Of The Lens
  12. Trisomie 21 - There's A Strange Way This Morning
  13. The Cure - A Strange Day
  14. The Chameleons - Monkeyland

Part 2...

  1. Siouxsie & The Banshees - Jigsaw Feeling
  2. Joy Division - Transmission
  3. Sonic Youth - White Kross
  4. Nine Inch Nails - Dead Souls
  5. Depeche Mode - Agent Orange
  6. Fad Gadget - Insecticide
  7. Throbbing Gristle - Six Six Sixties
  8. Gary Numan - Down In The Park
  9. The Cure - Primary
  10. Skinny Puppy - Assimilate
  11. Torn Memory - Together
  12. Drab Majesty - Ellipsis
  13. Victrola - A Game Of Despair

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Cortex Primer: 009

August 07, 2020 — Hugh Manoid

In this episode, Hugh Manoid eats some bad donuts and has to lay down for a while. Also, Chopper stops by to demonstrate his new shotgun shirt.

Featuring...

  1. Cath Baker - Whispers
  2. Christ. - Breathe Between Sleep
  3. Nmesh - Phase 1 Lvl Snap Chill
  4. Ulrich Schnauss - Clear Day
  5. Broadcast - A Goblin
  6. The Grid - Leave Your Body
  7. Raymond Scott - Ohio Plus
  8. HKE - 星界的梦想
  9. Aphex Twin - Bit 4
  10. Neil Scrivin - Telecommunications
  11. Broadcast & The Focus Group - A Quiet Moment
  12. Portishead - Plastic
  13. The Focus Group - The Plastic Castle
  14. MGMT - Little Dark Age
  15. Percival Pembroke - BSP / Octree
  16. The Belbury Circle & John Foxx - Cloudburst Five
  17. Raymond Scott - The Wing Thing
  18. Boards Of Canada - Seven Forty Seven
  19. DEVO - Duty Now For The Future!

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Cortex Primer: 008

July 24, 2020 — Hugh Manoid

Hot treats and cool eats all across the board.

Featuring...

  1. Baby Elmer - Media Meditations
  2. Frank Zappa - Peaches En Regalia
  3. The Knife - Lasagna
  4. The Cure - Meathook
  5. Siouxsie And The Banshees - We Hunger
  6. The Vestibules - Encor Instant Coffee (Excerpt)
  7. James Ferraro - Palm Trees, Wi-Fi And Dream Sushi
  8. Moon Wiring Club - The Cheese And The Worms
  9. Tom Ellard - Big Eats
  10. Brian Eno & David Byrne - Very, Very Hungry
  11. Talking Heads - Popsicle
  12. Beck - Peaches & Cream
  13. Boards Of Canada - Under The Coke Sign
  14. Thriftwicker Audio Society - Power Nap

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Cortex Primer: 007

July 17, 2020 — Hugh Manoid

Kicking off the summer with 90's alternative / grunge / sludge / grime / descriptor #73

Featuring...

  1. Nada Surf - Deeper Well
  2. Weezer - Surf Wax America
  3. Soundgarden - Rusty Cage
  4. TAD - Wood Goblins
  5. Nirvana - Dive
  6. Hum - Comin' Home
  7. Regurgitator - Blubber Boy
  8. Radio Free Vestibule - The Grunge Song
  9. Screaming Trees - Nearly Lost You
  10. Sponge - Wax Ecstatic (To Sell Angelina)
  11. Failure - Undone
  12. Seed - Rapture
  13. Meat Puppets - Backwater
  14. Melvins - Revolve
  15. Nirvana - tourette's
  16. Hum - Cloud City

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Cortex Primer: 006

June 12, 2020 — Hugh Manoid

Tonight on Cortex Primer: Things happen, mistakes are made, and we all grow up a little bit.

Featuring...

  1. Andy Shauf - The Magician
  2. Blue Gas - Shadows From Nowhere
  3. The Pattern Forms - Black Rain
  4. Mother Of Gut - Wizard Tree
  5. Boreal Network - Outcrop
  6. Datassette - Minus Fourteen
  7. Fevered Mind - Do The Hustle
  8. Endless Problem - Meat Pudding
  9. FOAMMM - Rollerblades
  10. Slowdive - Morningrise
  11. The Flesh-Eating Bugs - Black Meat
  12. Drab Majesty - Long Division
  13. Instra:Mental - Translucent
  14. Thriftwicker Audio Society - Concrete Mushroom
  15. Jim Noir - On A Different Shelf
  16. Broken Machine Films Presents... - Embassy

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Cortex Primer: 005

June 05, 2020 — Hugh Manoid

Hey, what does a tiger, a jacuzzi, and a 3-hole punch have in common? Not much really, but Cortex Primer is on tonight and there will be music so who cares.

Featuring...

  1. Jun Chikuma - Shop (Edit)
  2. MGMT - She Works Out Too Much
  3. Mitch Murder - Frantic Aerobics
  4. James Asher - Scratch City
  5. Andy Clark - Workout
  6. SSDS - Roger Moore
  7. Tangerine Dream - Thru Metamorphic Rock (Edit)
  8. Thriftwicker Audio Society - Lift
  9. Ulrich Schnauss - Stars
  10. Rush - Countdown
  11. Daft Punk - Contact
  12. Louis And Bebe Barron - Main Title From Forbidden Planet

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Cortex Primer: 000 - The Initiation Ritual

May 29, 2020 — Hugh Manoid

When I first started volunteering at KBVR I was required to play 20 minutes of music as part of my training. So, I took the opportunity to make an insane, brain melter of a mix. The wonderful druids behind the Thriftwicker Audio Society have lovingly resurrected and extended this mix an additional ten minutes. It is now being presented as both the pilot episode of Cortex Primer and an audio ritual of sorts.

Protect your brains.

This mix features excerpts from..

  1. 1991 - Reborn Ice Horn
  2. Autechre - IO
  3. Thriftwicker Audio Society - Tin Foil Teeth
  4. Nmesh - Más Abajo En La Madriguera Del Conejo
  5. Nmesh - 3NATURE
  6. Thriftwicker Audio Society - Totem Biscuit
  7. Boards Of Canada - Peace Tony Devil
  8. Autechre - Parallel Suns
  9. Freescha - Shiver Me Timbers
  10. Thriftwicker Audio Society - The Christmas Couch
  11. Radio Free Vestibule - Atonal Music
  12. Nmesh - High Speed Adjustable Broiler
  13. +s ·0 Corp - Ice Tea
  14. VHS Head - Sundown
  15. Fabio Frizzi - Maggots
  16. Oneohtrix Point Never - Eyeballs
  17. Loafeye - In The Rusty Grass
  18. The Advisory Circle - Triadex Two Five Nine
  19. Thriftwicker Audio Society - Rooms Within Doors
  20. Radio Free Vestibule - Kevin & God
  21. Thriftwicker Audio Society - Mess Ages
  22. Rb387 - Bob Dylan Hamburger (Raymond Burr Outhouse)
  23. Thriftwicker Audio Society - On Hold
  24. Hell Interface - The Story Of Xentrix
  25. Thriftwicker Audio Society - Polychromatose
  26. Boards Of Canada - A Is To B As B Is To C
  27. Moon Wiring Club - Seventeen Dreaming Statues
  28. Nmesh - Memories Return
  29. Broken Machine Films Presents... - Mmmotorola

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Cortex Primer: 004

May 22, 2020 — Hugh Manoid

Do you guys like to PARTY?! Well COME ON IN! Tonight, Hugh Manoid GOES OFF about the current political climate in Mound, Louisiana while vacuuming his STUDIO APARTMENT! Special guests include the neighborhood stray cat, Whopper, who stops by for a BRIEF meow sesh. Also, If you listen closely, you may hear Hugh's neighbor, Zeke, HOLLERIN' about the spiders using all of his electricty while he watches the SAME EPISODE of That's So Raven for the EIGHT MILLIONTH TIME!

!SU NIOJ

Featuring...

  1. Orbital - The Girl With The Sun In Her Head
  2. Flaming Lips - Be My Head
  3. Peter Gabriel - I Don't Remember
  4. VHS Head - Brain Damaged
  5. Thriftwicker Audio Society - Dusty Brainsweater
  6. The Vestibules - Crazy Sammy's Discount Store
  7. SCTV - Gene Shalit For Bufferil (Edit)
  8. Napoleon XIV - I Live In A Split Level Head
  9. Raymond Scott - Don't Beat Your Wife Every Night! (Excerpt)
  10. Raymond Scott - Limbo (The Organized Mind)
  11. Short-Term Memory - I Think I'm Losing My Mind
  12. The Sound - Party Of The Mind
  13. Talking Heads - Memories Can't Wait
  14. Rb387 - Mental Flight Miles
  15. Oneohtrix Point Never - Parallel Minds
  16. Thriftwicker Audio Society - The Brainwasher
  17. The Mothers Of Invention - Who Are The Brain Police?
  18. The Monkees - Porpoise Song (Theme From 'Head')

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Cortex Primer: 003

May 15, 2020 — Hugh Manoid

Tonight on Cortex Primer, hot wax expert Chudley LeMore joins us for a THRILLING expedition to locate the missing laundromat up the street where my wife got a 7% discount. Legend has it the owner MYSTERIOUSLY lost interest in running, "a skeezy cloth scrubbery for dullards." His words, not ours. Will we crack the case, or will this end up like the DREADED family trip to visit Uncle "Screwy" Louie in Cheboygan? So many tomato stains...

Tune out and find in!

Featuring...

  1. The Dukes Of Stratosphear - 25 O'Clock
  2. Broadcast - Pendulum
  3. Chambers Brothers - Time Has Come Today
  4. Moon Wiring Club - 13 O'clock Hallucinations 2
  5. The Advisory Circle - Sundial
  6. Thriftwicker Audio Society - Clocktoplasm
  7. The Danse Society - Clock
  8. Wall Of Voodoo - Two Minutes Til Lunch
  9. Devo - Timing X
  10. Devo - Clockout
  11. Thriftwicker Audio Society - Buying Time
  12. Orbital - Time Becomes
  13. Depeche Mode - Two Minute Warning
  14. The Human League - Seconds
  15. Belbury Poly - Time Scale
  16. Moon Wiring Club - Teatime Tick-Tock Club
  17. Frequent C - How To Break Time

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Cortex Primer: 002

May 01, 2020 — Hugh Manoid

Those dirty Krockler twins are at it again! Kirk impersonates a Hungarian diplomat for street cred, and Katie accidentally clones an entire pet store! Also, does Chuck finally tell the United States Postal Service how he REALLY feels?! All that and Harry Lungs tonight on Cortex Primer, 11pm Pacific.

Featuring...

  1. Midnight Television - Now Playing
  2. Yes - Machine Messiah
  3. Propaganda - Dr. Mabuse
  4. Melvins - The Horn Bearer (Parts 1 & 2)
  5. Fabio Frizzi - Leaving Hell (The Cab Ride)
  6. Pray For Rain - Taxi To Heaven
  7. Radio Free Vestibule - Dydrahofaphenoxamyn
  8. g h o s t i n g - Channel 2 (Excerpt)
  9. Nmesh - Pants-A-Thon @ Squarebase
  10. Thriftwicker Audio Society - The Elastics Market
  11. 猫 シ Corp. - Sponsored By...
  12. Oneohtrix Point Never - Sleep Dealer
  13. The Pattern Forms - Don't Let Me Dream
  14. Boreal Network - Another Bad Dream
  15. Broadcast & The Focus Group - You Must Wake
  16. Thriftwicker Audio Society - Signal Breach
  17. Kraftwerk - Antenna
  18. Christ. - Pylonesque
  19. The Advisory Circle - Lonely Signalman

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Cortex Primer: 001

April 24, 2020 — Hugh Manoid

In today's episode, Hugh Manoid interviews the giant brain that ate Pittsburgh, and Evie Mishap gives us five HOT tips on how to turn our breakfast pastries into STYLISH paperweights.

Featuring...

  1. Baby Elmer - HB-Ozone
  2. Boards of Canada - White Cyclosa
  3. Fever Ray - Concrete Walls
  4. The Advisory Circle - Civil Defense Is Common Sense
  5. Mitch Murder - In The News
  6. The Vestibules - The XR-2000 Hair Replacement System
  7. Hum - I'd Like Your Hair Long
  8. Nirvana - Floyd the Barber
  9. Big Daddy Clumpcap - Shazam
  10. The Normal - T.V.O.D.
  11. Thriftwicker Audio Society - Shut Up And Drink Your Oatmeal
  12. The Mothers Of Invention - Are You Hung Up? (Excerpt)
  13. Thriftwicker Audio Society - Sleeper Sale
  14. g h o s t i n g - Technical Difficulties (Excerpt)
  15. Brian Eno & David Byrne - Mea Culpa
  16. Gary Numan - We Are Glass
  17. Klaus Doldinger - Bastian's Happy Flight (Excerpt)
  18. Klaus Doldinger - Fantasia
  19. VAPERROR - Static Distance (Excerpt)
  20. Broken Machine Films Presents... - We Shall See Who Comes Out On Top
  21. Broken Machine Films Presents... - Telephone Secrets (Excerpt)
  22. Broken Machine Films Presents... - ...A 1975 Sign-Off. (Excerpt)

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