Conflux Cornucopia Cerebellum Cocktail Hour Episode #052: America Consumes Itself

August 5, 6pm


This show is a satirical and sardonic look at American consumerism, our addiction to television and the radicalization of our government and many of the people who subscribe to the extreme beliefs of one or the other. The fact that we have 31 flavors of ice cream to choose from, an infinite spectrum of entertainment options and society that glorifies the indignities of its citizens, The fact that we are pitted against one another though the use of media coercion and propaganda and that we willfully comply with the acting regime as if we had no other choice. This show is meant to sharpen your thinking and hopefully open paths of dialogue where we can engage in our differences with the hope of gaining insight from one another, rather than automatically dismissing the view of those who do not believe as you do. From that, I am a party of one. Join me and we are two, three….and maybe, just maybe, a way of existing harmoniously towards a better future…..or you can just buy something to make yourself feel better about a system that abandoned you long ago. The choice is yours. In the meantime, enjoy this sarcastic blend of music and comedy.

1. Use Me by Bill Withers from Be Still (1972)
2. MIC BREAK: The Headless Horseman by Joe Satriani from Not of This Earth (1986)
3. David Makalaster by Les Claypool’s Frog Brigade from Purple Onion (2002)
4. Maniac by the Limbomaniacs from Stinky Grooves (1990)
5. I’m the Slime by Frank Zappa from Over-Nite Sensation (1973)
6. MIC BREAK: The Joshua Light Show by Steve Stevens from Memory Crash
7. The Big Eyeball in the Sky by Colonel Claypool’s Bucket of Bernie Brains from The Big Eyeball in the Sky (2004)
8. Unyielding Conditioning by Fishbone from Give a Monkey a Brain and He’ll Swear He’s the Center of the Universe (1993)
9. The All Suicide TV Channel/Pyramid of Hopelessness by George Carlin from Life is Worth Losing (2006)
10. Great Day by Storm, Inc. from The Calm Years (2001)
11. MIC BREAK: Space Diary 1 by Brian Eno & Jah Wobble from Spinner (1995)
12. You Can’t Bring Me Down by Suicidal Tendencies from Lights…Camera….Revolution! (1990)
13. America Has Spoken by Patton Oswalt from Werewolves and Lollipops (2007)
14. The Power of Lard by Lard from Power of Lard (1989)
15. Fear of a Blank Planet by Porcupine Tree from Fear of a Blank Planet (2007)
16. My Favorite Headache by Geddy Lee from My Favorite Headache (2000)
17. MIC BREAK: Asahi by Animals as Leader from Parrhesia (2022)
18. Black Friday by Faith No More from Sol Invictus (2015)
19. Dumb Americans by George Carlins from Life is Worth Losing (2006)
20. Personal Shopper by Steven Wilson from The Future Bites (2021)
21. David Makalaster II by Les Claypool’s Frog Brigade from Purple Onion (2002)
22. You Have No Rights by George Carlin from It’s Bad For Ya (2008)
23. America Eats Its Young by Funkadelic from America Eats Its Young (1972)
24. Pit of Despair from the Movie the Princess Bride featuring Cary Elwes (Wesley) and Mel Smith (The Albino) (1987)

Conflux Cornucopia Cerebellum Cocktail Hour: Episode #019: Return of the Mute Aunts

November 20, 12am


Welcome back fellow Alchemists and Confluxians. Show #19 is a return. Return of the Mute Aunts and maybe a rogue Uncle or 2. Complete set of instrumental music mostly consisting of jazz fusion, funk and progressive rock/metal.
So, not much left to say…’s the set list.

1. MIC INTRO: Fritha (1:19) by Camel from The Snow Goose (1975) Progressive Rock
2. Pulsar (7:19) by Alco Frisbass from Le Mystere du Gue Pucelle (2021) Jazz Fusion/Art Rock
3. Monomyth (3:27) by Animals as Leaders from Monomyth (single) (2021) Metal/Djent
4. MIC BREAK: Moon (1:21) by Chon from Grow (2015) Rock
5. American Jingo (4:04) by Attention Deficit from The Idiot King (2001) Jazz Fusion
6. Fly (5:20) by Lettuce from Fly (2012) Funk/Jazz
7. MIC BREAK: Boe Zaah (1:41) by Mac DeMarco from 2 (2012) Indie Rock
8. Xavi (9:31) by Snarky Puppy from Immigrance (2019) Jazz Fusion
9. First Train (7:37) by Automatism from Immersion (2020) Krautrock/Psychedelic Rock
10. Akakabotu (5:41) by Beardfish from Mammoth (2010) Progressive Rock
11. MIC BREAK: Brother John (2:11) by Joe Satriani from Not of This Earth (1986) Rock
12. Pintao (4:36) by Monkey3 from The 5th Sun (2013) Psychedelic Rock
13. Headphone Dust (6:19) by I.E.M (Incredible Expanding Mindfuck) from I.E.M. (1996) Psychedelic/Krautrock
14. MIC BREAK: Somalia (1:40) by Al DiMeloa from Electric Rendezvous (1981) Jazz
15. Inspired Weak (8:24) by Uncle Moe’s Space Ranch from Uncle Moe’s Space Ranch (2001) Jazz Fusion
16. Smuggler’s Corridor (8:11) by The Aristocrats from Tres Caballeros (2015) Jazz Fusion
17. MIC BREAK: For Absent Friends (2:17) by Opeth from Deliverance (2002) Metal
18. Control Mouse (4:28) by Isobar from Isobar (2020) Jazz Fusion/Progressive Rock
19. Skeletons at the Feast (6:34) by Spock’s Beard from Spock’s Beard (2006) Progressive Rock
20. Reality Dream (6:15) by Riverside from Out of Myself (2004) Progressive Metal
21. MIC BREAK: FX (1:39) by Black Sabbath from Black Sabbath Volume 4 (1972) Heavy Metal Pioneers
22. Red (6:46) by King Crimson from Live in Toronto 2015 (2015) Progressive Rock Pioneers
23. Shaman’s Whisper (6:33) by Gordian Knot from Emergent (2003) Progressive Rock
24. FAREWELL MIC BREAK: Chili and Karen at Sunset (1:21) by John Lurie from the Get Shorty Soundtrack (1995) Jazz
25. Shut Up and Play Yer Guitar (5:38) by Frank Zappa from Shut Up and Play Yer Guitar (Live) (1980) Art Rock