Yesterday Is Here - Big Time [149]

Live and in-person, Martin and Sam welcome back Helen Sadler to discuss the general feel of live albums vs studio equivalents, and the presentation of music to different audiences simultaneously.

Music extracts used for illustrative/review purposes include:
Yesterday Is Here, Big Time, Tom Waits (1988)

Yesterday Is Here, Franks Wild Years, Tom Waits (1987)

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Please Wake Me Up - Franks Wild Years [133]

More dream talk with Helen, Sam and Martin, as Waits constructs an unsettled and dislocated musical world to capture the sense of space between waking and sleeping. We also discuss the impact of sound (and film) on big systems vs headphones, as well as terrifying clown music and the vocal brilliance of Mike Patton.

Music extracts used for illustrative/review purposes include:
Please Wake Me Up, Franks Wild Years, Tom Waits (1987)

Carousel, Mr. Bungle, Mr. Bungle (1991)

Please Wake Me Up (demo), Franks Wild Years outtake, Tom Waits (1987?)

Mulligan and O'Hare - Tittybiscuits, The Smell Of Reeves & Mortimer, (1993/1994/1995)

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Yesterday Is Here - Franks Wild Years [132]

More from Franks Wild Years, as Helen, Martin and Sam explore some of the sad history evoked by Waits in this echoey guitar-led ballad. Connecting this track to one of the touchstones of 20th Century pop music as well as the hosts' personal connection to our interval track, Song by Song engages not just with our two tracks this week, but also with how the context of the past colours how we view music today.

Music extracts used for illustrative/review purposes include:
Yesterday Is Here, Franks Wild Years, Tom Waits (1987)

Yesterday, Help, The Beatles (1965)

The Grand Massacre, Once Upon A Time In The West Soundtrack, Ennio Morricone (1968)

Rebel Rouser, The Best of Duane Eddy, Duane Eddy (1965)

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I’ll Be Gone - Franks Wild Years [131]

Martin and Sam extend a warm welcome to Helen Sadler of the Flixwatcher podcast, as she swaps audio/visual to just audio for the next few tracks of Franks Wild Years. Some wide-ranging discussion this week, from the film work of Waits through the later work of Kate Bush and into the artistic collections of Joseph Cornell. And then some animal noises, because animal noises are fun, aren't they?
 

Music extracts used for illustrative/review purposes include:
I’ll Be Gone, Franks Wild Years, Tom Waits (1987)

An Endless Sky Of Honey, Aerial, Kate Bush (2005) - timecode 19:30 for our discussion


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