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De Revrum's Crash Course In De Muzikum Educatchum

Creator of the Mix: Rev. Syung Myung Me

Initial Notes About The Mix: I made this a long time ago -- it's actually a mixtape in the literal sense. It was for a friend of mine in college, who was also a music geek (I believe his minor was music, or maybe he was doing a double major with Music as one of them, either way), although I figured I'd make him a mix of a bunch of stuff that I liked. So, in a way, this is a snapshot of my musical tastes circa 1999. Apologies for the absolutely awful mix title; I considered changing it for here, but I don't know to what. Anyway, I was basically a neophyte Frank Zappa fan and thought the whole talk like the Kingfish thing was hilarious, and... yeah. It didn't help that I was a relatively new member to the Church, and was a little bit of a "Bob"bie, then, too. Eccch.

Anyway, though, here's the tracklisting. At the top, I also wrote "Additional Texts: Primus, Type O Negative, The B-52s, God Ween Satan by Ween, Pizzicato 5, Barnes & Barnes, The Mr. T Experience, The Dead Milkmen, Edgard Varése, Igor Stravinsky, Frank Chickens, Oingo Boingo, Bonzo Dog Band."

Awful title aside, I still think it's a pretty good mix, though, there's some stuff on here I'd probably end up cutting, particularly some of the more novelty-y stuff that ends up wearing a few times through. I liked the mix enough, though, to take it with me to work that summer and basically listen to it, looped, every day for 6 hours.

Tracklisting: Side A:

  1. Negativland - Theme From A Big 10-8 Place
  2. Thomas Dolby - Leipzig
  3. The Captain Howdy - Always Something There To Remind Me
  4. The Residents - Bach Is Dead
  5. bis - Antiseptic Poetry
  6. DEVO - Timing X / Wiggly World
  7. The Residents - Sinister Exaggerator
  8. Violent Femmes - American Music
  9. The KLF - All You Need Is Love
  10. Frank Zappa - Dumb All Over
  11. Raymond Scott - Powerhouse
  12. Yumi Takada - Oujosama To Oyobi!
  13. Ween - I'll Be Your Jonny On The Spot

Side B:

  1. Thomas Dolby - The Key To Her Ferarri
  2. Tom Waits - Hang On St. Christopher
  3. Elvis Costello & The Attractions - Tokyo Storm Warning
  4. Frank Zappa - Doreen
  5. Negativland - Pip Digs Pep
  6. Camper Van Beethoven - Pictures Of Matchstick Men
  7. Pet Shop Boys - Se A Vida E (That's The Way Life Is)
  8. XTC - Chain Of Command
  9. Brave Combo - Come Back To Me
  10. Pet Shop Boys - Red Letter Day
  11. The Black Arabs - Anarchy In The UK/God Save The Queen/Pretty Vacant/No One Is Innocent Medley

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