The new album: MUSIC FROM THE FILM – “Irrelevant” is currently being released as a radio-only album. No physical copies or Soundcloud recordings. Each track will be imbedded somewhere in each Irrelevant Show from 5/4/14. So far there are 58 tracks and track 1, “Cheerful Song” was aired on the 5/4/14 edition. On 5/11, track 2: “Stupid Song” will air. Collect them all! After each Irrelevant Show airs, the track for that week will be placed on this website on the page titled: NEW ALBUM: Irrelevant. Released one track at a time of The Irrelevant Show, WMUC FM 88.1 College Park, and will be available as wav files for free download. If YOU program your own radio show, feel free to play any of these on your program!
What you may have missed:
Live On The Irrelevant Show Sunday April 20, 2014:
Ok, here is the deal: This Sunday (4/20/14) will be the last live performance for Music From The Film. There are several reasons for this. None of which I will divulge here, but rest assured, we aren’t going away and there are no internal conflicts with the members. In fact, we have a new album done. It was tentatively titled “We Have Already Failed”, but it is really gonna be called “Irrelevant”. But you won’t be able to buy it. You won’t even be able to download it in one piece. It will be released to you in tiny morsels, one track per week, on The Irrelevant Show. So this will be a radio only release. All the shows are archived, so you can go and dig them out and compile them into one album if you wish, but it will be an ongoing project, meaning this will be one incredibly long album and it won’t be completed until we are.
New Album Available Now:
MUSIC FROM THE FILM – Say Hello To The Boy Who’s Returned From Paradise – now available on zeromoon. www.zeromoon.com
Saturday December 28, 2013 Live At Pyramid Atlantic, Silver Spring, MD
Saturday November 9, 2013 Live at Electronicafest 2013 in Linthicum, MD:
We have 2 new shows to add: Sunday October 6, 2013 MFTF returns for it’s second show at An Die Musik in Baltimore and Saturday November 9, 2013 we return to the National Electronics Museum in Linthicum, MD. Also very excited to announce that Shrew will be joining us for both events!
The next live outing for MUSIC FROM THE FILM is scheduled for Friday August 30, 2013 at Joe’s Record Paradise in Silver Spring, MD. Details to follow….. http://
|Joe’s Record Paradise 8216 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MarylandFREE / $0 / ice cream donations accepted… Come hear some improvised experiments in sound by local artists! The possibilities are limitless, but guaranteed to blow your mind.Show starts at 6pm, over at 8:30 so you can catch ANOTHER sweet experimental show at the Pyramid Atlantic just one block away (https://www.facebook.com/events/189746327853100/)Conveniently, if you don’t like the jams then you can buy some records you’d prefer to listen to instead.(potentially adding another artist, stay tuned for details)MUSIC FROM THE FILM weird fifth-dimensional alien incantations “Music From The Film is a national treasure.” – Chester Hawkins http://www.musicfromthefilm.net/ https://soundcloud.com/music-from-the-filmTAG CLOUD monolithic, cavernous soundscapes https://soundcloud.com/tag-cloud/weightSPAGHETTI RAGA improvised free-drone, featuring 2/3 members of Mausoleum no recordings to speak of yet, but here’s a rare recording of these dudes fucking around three years ago: https://soundcloud.com/lestrygonian1/1-4-2010-original-mix-maybe and here’s Mausoleum: https://soundcloud.com/lestrygonian1/mausoleum-mere-footsteps-nazcaSee More|
MUSIC FROM THE FILM and BASHA each did sets and then collaborated on the Irrelevant Show yesterday (11/25/12) on WMUC FM in College Park. Here are the audio archives of all three sets as well as the MUSIC FROM THE FILM interview with Dick Buttkiss of Rolling Stoner Magazine:
MUSIC FROM THE FILM’s Set: http://soundcloud.com/music-from-the-film/music-from-the-film-set-11-25
MUSIC FROM THE FILM WITH BASHA SET: http://soundcloud.com/music-from-the-film/music-from-the-film-with-basha
MUSIC FROM THE FILM ROLLING STONER INTERVIEW: http://soundcloud.com/music-from-the-film/mftf-rolling-stoner-interview
Art Harrison (Seated, in wool hat); Gary Young (Standing, drinking from flask); Dick Buttkiss (Rolling Stoner rep, Seated and asking a question).
|Music From The Film / Vi Kommer Til Å Få Deg|
|Vi Kommer Til Å Få Deg||Collection:||General|
|Music From The Film||Added:||05/2012|
|Diego Aguilar-Canabal Reviewed 2012-08-05|
|Music From The Film hasn’t scored any movies yet, but their songs sound like drugged-out dream interpretations made by several psychotic synesthetic mental patients. Post-Jungian free association tape loop trances brought to you by a duo of DC weirdos, they make really creepy haphazard collages using anything from clanging loops of subterranean percussion, warbling spoken word samples played at all sorts of wrong speeds to sound totally alien, adamantly indecisive keyboard wanderings, bizarro theremin, atonal marimba shredding… It’s not too surprising that one of these guys is a longtime college radio DJ himself (at WMUC 88.1 in College Park, MD… hey, they’re no KFJC, but he’s been at it for a while.) All tracks equally weird, hilarious, and FCC clean. RIYL Human Skab, Dick Panthers, Bunnybrains, Monkey Power Trio
1. Kooky 8-bit meandering with some theremin and buzzing noise 2. Hilarious / creepy alien transmissions, warped percussion and rambling 3. Brief theremin and broken furniture ditty 4. Abrasive smashing percussion with some discombobulated distorted vox 5. Screeching, blipping random circuitbending and braindamaged atonal instrument waking, more alien rambling 6. Sparkly acidwashed synth, broken dialup connection and some more weird rambling 7. Retarded rambling lullaby 8. Some harsh noise, marimba, burping; things and stuff 9. Plunking bass, theremin, lobotomized methhead drumming, rambling 10. An upbeat steady yet awkward beat, weird Dick Panthers esque spoken word. 11. Swirls of noise, theremin, rambling… you get the idea 12. Strange wacked-out crooning, some weird synth effects and bored drumming 13. Somewhat steady 6/8 beat with warped alien vox 14. Buzzing bleeping glitch electronic madness. More alien rambling. 15. Some kind of a jam with toy instruments, I hear some xylophone and mini-accordion I think 16. Monkey Power Trio after inhaling a shit ton of helium 17. Free jazz drum solo with some alien scat-singing 18. Oozing glitch synth dissonance and… yep, you guessed it, more alien rambling 19. Totally warped and fucked up strumming ballad = heartbreak + peyote + outer space 20. Weird echoes of keyboard, percussion, dying alien monster moans 21. Awkward scratching, buzzing, timid marimba and apathetic synth 22. Alien noise scrambling a normal human vocal sample, drags on into some transdimensional shit
|3.||Don’t Shoot The Theremin Player||14.||Master Of My Castle|
|4.||Red As The Reddest Clay||15.||Baby Drool Baby Doll|
|5.||Cup||16.||Subject To Mechanization|
|7.||Sticky Fingers||18.||Candy For The Children|
|8.||Aokigahara Forest||19.||Crotch Rot|
|9.||Cosmic Web||20.||Bottom Of My Heart|
|11.||A Long Noodle||22.||Bullseye|
Maryland twosome, Gary Young and Arthur Harrison have been creating improvisational noise together for more then two decades under many different monikers. On ‘VI Kommer Til A Fa Deg’ which is Norwegian for ‘We’re Going to Get You’ they have added Kevin Buckholdt to the mix. This is their fifth full length album as the group Music from the Film on their first release on the Zeromoon label. These 22 tracks are not easy to describe, and that is a good thing as each track twists and turns with a cacophony of improvisational noise that is uniquely original never knowing what you may hear next. These guys work in the land of bizarro and give a new definition to the term experimental improvisation. They list 32 instruments on the liner notes ranging from Pseudorandom noise sequencers, Theremin, Dulcimer, sound wands, to a series of toy noise makers and something called a Sarah Palin. This is a rather dark album which incorporates every imaginable tone, pitch and beat that you could only hear in your hellish dreams. The voices throughout are mostly poetic nonsense, much of it unintelligible yet you find your ears yearning for more of this delusional prose. These guys are incredibly unpredictable and very original with their approach to chaotic sounds.
Kentucky Fried Jesus!! KFJC is going heavy rotation with the new disc. I can’t keep up with the thank you’s but apparently Morris Minor, Curtis Kimby, Roland Blunt and Thee Opinataur all played some of it this weekend.
Thanks to Paul Kidney for spinning some of the new MFTF on his show Ear Of The Behearer today on PBS FM in Melbourne Australia! http://www.pbsfm.org.au/node/17663
Vi Kommer Til A Fa Deg #6 on the experimental charts this week on CJSW in Calgary Canada http://cjsw.com/music/charts/2012-06-05/
Thanks AGAIN to Johnny Seven for spinning some new MFTF on Resonance FM in London UK today!!
Thanks to Breaking The Tethers on CJSW for the recent spin: http://cjsw.com/program/breaking-the-tethers/june-4-2012/
Thanks again to Johnny Seven for spinning MFTF again on his amazing half hour show Pull The Plug on Resonance FM in London, UK. Johnny Seven June 7th 2012 ‘Mowgli’ – Gutter Parties (AMDiscs) ‘Nowhere’ – R. Weis (R. Weis) ‘Adhra’ – The White Meadows (Reverb Worship) ‘The Swami & The Snake’ – R. Weis (R. Weis) ‘Syncing’ – Music From The Film (ZeroMoon)
VI Kommer Til A Fa Deg #13 on the main chart at WCBN in Ann Arbor, MI this week http://wcbnmd.blogspot.com/2012/06/wcbn-fm-chart-june-4-2012.html
This Saturday, June 9, 2012, Let The Record Spin on CFUV in Victoria Canada will spin Vi Kommer Til A Fa Deg in it’s entirety!! http://cfuv.uvic.ca/cms/?p=8626
Thanks again to Cecil Doyle for spinning several of our tracks last night (old and new) on 100,000 watts of pure power on KRVS in Lafayette Louisiana http://krvs.org//programs/sounds-unusual-krvs?playlist_date=06-04-2012&eventId=13214
Thanks to Dr. Zomb’s Stereo Obscura show on KBOO in Portland, OR for the airplay this weekend. http://kboo.fm/node/36217
Immense gratitude to Adrian Maiolla for featuring several tracks off the new MFTF on his excellent program “The Score” on PBS FM in Melbourne, Australia! http://www.pbsfm.org.au/node/
Thanks to Marshall Stax for spinning 3 tracks off the new MFTF disc on his The Next Big Thing program on KALX in Berkeley, CA http://kalx.berkeley.edu/programs/next-big-thing
Thanks to Bryce Moore for spinning Bullseye off the new MFTF on the most excellent Difficult Listening program May 27 edition in Perth, Australia http://www.rtrfm.com.au/shows/difficultlistening
Thanks to KBOO in Portland, OR for spinning Candy For The Children on the Sounds Unsound program http://www.kboo.fm/node/36096
Also, thank you Rob Dempiero for spinning it last week on his Lumpytunes! Definitely Difficult Listening program on www.wslr.org in Sarasota, FL.
Johnny Seven spun some of our stuff on his show Pull The Plug on Resonance FM in London, UK
May 24th 2012
‘Endless Flowers’ – Crocodiles (Frenchkiss)
‘Subjected To Mechanization’ – Music From The Film (ZeroMoon)
‘Aokigahara Forest’ – Music From The Film (ZeroMoon)
‘Black Shoe’ – BalloonMan (Pale Fox)
‘Wiggy Brown’ – Sinister Chuckles (unsigned)
‘Positive’ – The Glue Machine (Pumf)
‘Tony Thornborough’s Sock (On The Radio)’ – Sinister Chuckles (unsigned)
‘Personal Stereo (Peel Session)’ – Appliance (RROOPP)
Thank you Shane Quentin for spinning some of the new disc on his incredible Garden Of Earthly Delights show last week in the UK http://crmk.co.uk/ A finely presented program with surprises every week. You can listen in on the east coast USA every Friday from 5-7pm.
Thanks again to Don Campau for spinning the new MFTF, this time the track Cup made it on KKUP, how appropriate! http://doncampau.podomatic.com/entry/2012-05-16T16_28_01-07_00
Thanks WCBN for finding the new MFTF disc and spinning it last night. http://www.wcbn.org/ryan-playlist/searchplaylist.php?howmany=300&unit=hour&keyword=film
Thanks to Cecil Doyle for spinning the first 8 tracks off the new MFTF disc last night on his fine program Sounds Unusual on KRVS in Lafayette Louisiana http://krvs.org/programs/sounds-unusual-krvs?playlist_date=05-21-2012&eventId=13214
Thanks to Lisa Miralia of WCSB Cleveland http://www.wcsb.org/listen/ for spinning several of the tracks of the new disc on her fantastic program the Mysterious Black Box (every Wed. 7-9pm est.)
Thanks to Jack Hertz for playing some of the new disc on his Time Drone show: http://archive.org/details/TimeDrone2012-05-17?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=feed
Lil Red Riding Hood played some on her fill in show on WMUC in College Park, MD: http://analog.wmuc.umd.edu/station/playlists/display/16207
Thanks again to Jason Finkleman for spining the new MFTF on his show Fanfare For The Speeding Bullet, this time playing Proud Threads http://www.spinitron.com/radio/playlist.php?station=weft&playlist=5332#107384
KAOS FM in Olympia Washington wins the award for first radio station to spin the new disc. http://dancingincirclesnow.blogspot.com/2012/05/7th-anniversery-show-hbd2dic.html
Music From The Film – Gary Young and Arthur Harrison have been basking in obscurity together for over 22 years. In the late 1980s and through the ’90s they released several cassette tapes in extremely short runs under the moniker Bone Bunny, and with others in the acts New Killers On The Block and Entfred. Gary also worked with the Washington DC band Drooling Zoomers and Arthur with the bands Jobs For America and Stolen Government Binder Clip. Music From The Film emerged in 2007, representing a departure from many of Gary’s previous projects by virtue of purposeful composition, in contrast to the former releases of hastily-compiled practice sessions. VI KOMMER TIL Å FÅ DEG is their Zeromoon debut and includes Kevin Buckholdt (also affiliated with the groups Prom Concussion, The Parlor Scouts, Get A Tan, and others). Kevin’s main focus in the group is drums and percussion, but on this recording, he also provides other instrumentation. Prior to this release, Music From The Film has produced four full length CDs: Playfully Abrasive, 2007; World War Tree, 2009; How The West Was Once, 2011; and Say Hello To The Boy Who’s Returned From Paradise, 2011 (digital version, http://musicfromthefilm.bandcamp.com/album/mftf-say-hello-to-the-boy-whos-returned-from-paradise). In addition, the group produced a seven inch vinyl record with a custom cardboard adapter that enables multiple options for playback at various speeds (BIT b/w CRUSHFACE, 2010). The group also has exclusive tracks on two compilations, the Sonic Circuits vinyl release District Of Noise Vol. IV (Animal Friends) and the Electro-Music 2011 Sampler Compilation CD (Sea Dog and Just An Orange). Gary also hosts the weekly radio program The Irrelevant Show on WMUC FM in College Park, MD. See www.musicfromthefilm.net for further details, news and upcoming events.