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ange on 12/19/2012 at 11:00AM

1971 Meets 2012: Balboa Live on WFMU


Photos by Jeff Moore

For this live session, Wilco's Mikael Jorgensen and tech genius Travis Thatcher filled WFMU with an ungodly array of vintage, modern and homemade synths, sequencers, filters, triggers, drum machines, and patchbays, and they did it with style, sensitivity and major know-how. From EMS-synths to iPad apps, it's 1971 meets 2012 and a thrilling master class in electronic music history in between.

All songs performed on Scott Williams' show are from their forthcoming release "Songs For Sexting," due out on Asthmatic Kittys' Library Catalog Music Series. All titles are indeed ACTUAL SEXTS. See if you can decipher them yourself.

Balboa - "PIR" (14:10)
Balboa - "PIR" (14:10)
Balboa - "LMIRL" (15:53)
Balboa - "LMIRL" (15:53)
Balboa - "IW2LYB" (21:16)
Balboa - "IW2LYB" (21:16)
Balboa - "NIFOC" (28:07)
Balboa - "NIFOC" (28:07)
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01
eigenstates on 12/19/12 at 05:44PM
You know there are times I forget how incredible FMA and by extension WFMU are... and then there are things like this that make me remember. Thanks to all parties involved. Fantastic.
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bicho on 12/21/12 at 04:21PM
maravilloso, gracias!
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