National Cynical Network Archives
Summary: Bizarre stream-of-consciousness industrial comedy music, voicemail art, stuff from Negativland, and other such fun. From Phineas Narco, Ronald Redball, Alexander T. Newport and others! In .mov format.
As heard during the X-Day Plundercast Marathon for 2013 (then, in a slightly longer form), and webcast on DFM and Plundercast on July 7th, 2013... we have resurrected (re-made) this UNIQUE MIX from a crashed hard drive: our exploration of dozens and dozens of Pre-'Dark Side of the Moon' Pink Floyd song COVERS. Yes, NO PINK FLOYD will be heard in program, this is an ALL (obscure) PINK FLOYD (obscure cover) Show. A lot of the pieces derive from the Syd Barrett era of the band. SFW - 3 Hours. Note-The Playlist for this program is in the comment field of the ID3 tags embedded in the mp3 file itself. Enjoy.
After our musical appetizer which opens this show (a medley of many different 'Istanbul (Not Constantinople)' song versions) we launch into various inappropriate funeral songs inter-cut with large post-produced chunks of Phineas Narco's appearance on KPFA's 'The Puzzling Evidence Show' on June 7th, 2013 with special guest DJ, Justin Credible and regulars Doug Wellman (Puzzling Evidence) and Subgenius Church co-founder Philo Drummond. They talk about suicide, Subgenius, JFK, the upcoming X-Day preparations, time, money and a special 'in Spanish' sequence with Justin Credible and an unknown caller - Originally Webcast on June 09, 2013.
This was webcast on June 2nd, 2013 on Plundercast and DFM. A 3 hour program in which we deconstruct and explore the Liberal vs. Conservative political dichotomy in this sometimes NSFW 3-hour program. What's behind the culture wars? Is political orientation genetically pre-determined? Or is it just a lifestyle choice? Will conservatives and liberals ever just get along? If you think there's a solution, are you part of the problem?? All is revealed. Or not. 128kbps mp3. See ID3 Tag for source of the links associated with this podcast archive at the NCN Home Site.
Created the week Doors' keyboardist Ray Manzarek passed away and webcast on May 26th, 2013: In this program, we go back to the 60's with 'The Doors' mashups, parodies, and songs, as well as Alan Watts, and mix material from Mixmaster and pieces by Devo and Bob Rivers. Also material from the NCN series 'Midnight Voicejail' episode 'How Does it Feel?". And filmmaker Aron Ranen researches the roots of iconic 60's places and characters such as Ram Dass in an unfinished documentary. Zappa remains cynical. A nostalgic look back to an inspired and tumultuous era which begs the question: did drugs hurt or help? 3-hour show. 128kbps mp3.
This was webcast on 05/19/13 on Plundercast and DFM out of Amsterdam and contains many of the best Daft Punk mashups, some of which are not available anymore by themselves. Also includes a set of songs from Daft Punk's 'Random Access Memories' which had then become recently available in the middle of the mix. 128kbps mp3 - 3 hour mix.
Webcast on May 9th on KFJC with JC Clone on The Mr. Pumpkinhead Show, mixed live, this was a show remixing samples having to do with the controversy of Scientology. Originally a four hour program presented here on the podcast in post-produced, synthesized, 3-hour form. See the links associated with this archive at the NCN site (www.nationalcynical.com) to get the original uncut version of this show, etc. 128kbps mp3.
This is Part 2 of 'The Short Attention Span Show' was originally webcast on April 7th, 2013. It is a 3-HOUR hyper-edited stream of consciousness mix of various bulldada artifacts sure to satisfy your short attention span for the show's duration. All items are less than 2 min. long and many much less than that. Includes work by NCN, Negativland, Ellipse Elkshow, novelty songs, Puzzling Evidence Show clips, Minute(s) of Slack with Ivan Stang, Bob Rivers, Evolution Control Committee, The Kleptones, St. George Carlin, Jerky Boys, much, much more! - 128kbps NSFW in some places. Playlist is in the comment field of the mp3's ID3 tag.
This came out a few years ago, but has been re-tooled as part one of a coming trilogy. The idea behind it is: no item is longer than 1 or 2 minutes creating a stream or barrage of strange and ever-changing audio bulldada. Some original pieces in here, but also much 'Voicejail' and Subgenius-oriented material sprinkled throughout. Originally webcast on March 17th, 2013 on DFM and Plundercast. Check the comments field of the ID3 tag on the long-running mp3 if you want to see what all the items are, there's a list there. 3 hours 128kbps mp3.
Webcast on February 24th, 2013, a show to be THANKFUL for. Yes, we are feeling thankful this week and we made a show for Sunday. Includes material by us and The Subgenius 'Doktors of the Air', Gadgetto, Zappa, Joe Pesci, Wild Belle, More from Chuck Key, Contemporary Casuals, Danny Elfman, Kumquat, Longmont Potion Castle, Miss Frenchie, MrSimon, The Bran Flakes, The Former Yugoslavia, ToToM, Britney Spears Remixes, mashups from The Kleptones and much more! 3 - hour show 128kbps mp3.
Webcast on February 17th, 2013, the week of Valentine's Day. Much relevant stuff from parodists and weird singer/songwriters such as 'Weird Al', Bob Rivers, Henry Phillips, Stephen Lynch, Martin Mull and Frank Zappa. Sprinkled throughout: helpings of the mix 'Love Songs for Single People' and 'Romance' by The Koop Bump by Red Hand Dave. There's also a short 'inflatable girlfriend set. See the attendant links to these project, artists and songs in the listing for this program in the archives section of the NCN site.
This is a special 4 hour podcast, since it includes the pre-show as well. Webcast on 2/3/2013, in honor of that week's once-a-century 1.30.13 "Bob" Date we presented a show mostly about stealing and theft but also kind of also about "Bob"... as in the avatar of slack: J.R. "Bob" Dobbs, head of the Church of the Subgenius. Drop your pants, open your mind, and let "Bob" restore what the CONSPIRACY(tm) has *Stolen* from you with this slackful show, yours for the taking, featuring work by Stop Children, Negativland, NCN, The Kleptones, The KPFA Subgenius Show (from the 1980's), The National Hardwood Floor Association, Dr. Onan Canobite, Jane's Addiction, Mr. Simon. Plus further installments of The Honest Truth About Dishonesty and Philip K. Dick's 'Exegesis'.
From 12.02.12 as webcast on Plundercast and DFM out of Amsterdam - This is a 3-hour Jimi Hendrix fest comprised of mashups, collages, songs, covers and some comedy of, by, and about Jimi Hendrix who would have been 70 the week this was webcast. Pieces from Midnight Voicejail, and by NCN and Negativland. Covers by Axiom Funk, Tori, Frank Zappa, Devo, Amos and G3, amongst others. Also work by The Kleptones, DJ Rok, Wax Audio, Loo and Placido, PHeugoo, DJ Moule, DJ Magnet, DJ le Clown, DJ Lobsterdust, many others. 128kbps 3 hour mix.
This is a re-edited, re-mastering of our 2008 biographical tribute to the life and music of Freddie Mercury of the musical group Queen. The story is augmented with mods, mashups, remixes, deconstructions, effects, etc. of Queen's music. More narrative in its structure than usual Plundercasts, but still told somewhat out of sequence, this program examines Mercury's life from his childhood in Zanzibar, to the start of his career as an iconic rock star in the U.S., to his tragic death from AIDS in late 1991. This is a very heartfelt celebration of a man whom we never met but greatly admire and love, as did countless others all over the world. His music shall live on. This program was webcast on Plundercast and DFM on 11/25/2012. It is about 2 and a half hours in length. 128kbps.
Originally webcast on 11-11-2012, this webcast includes bits of 'Idolic', our tribute collage paying musical homage to primarily 3 special and 'Cynical' artists who inspire us: Frank Zappa, Roger Waters and Trent Reznor. Negativland too! Including clips from 'Over the Edge' in the 1980's, clips from the new NCN collage video 'We Are So Screwed', new versions medleys, and other post-2012 Presidential Election comedy bits, DJ Hickory Dickory Doc plus other surprises. 128kbps - 3 hour program.
Part 2 in a series. This came out very good! Originally webcast on Plundercast and DFM (http://dfm.nu/) on November 4th, 2012. 3-hour show. Lots of new and different things including stuff from NCN (including new), Breakmaster Cylinder. DJ Earworm, Filterfunk, Negativland, DJs From Mars, Workshoppe Radio Phonik, mrSimon, The National Hardwood Floor Association, and Ummagma. Includes REAL SUBGENIUS CONTENT!! With a liberal sprinkling of Susie the Floozie's "Bob" clips throughout as well as a Subgenius song by Phineas and a special Romney / Obama dollage set (but mostly Romney) featuring new work by Steinski, Cassetteboy, Kumquat and NCN. Not to be missed with any regularity! IYIYIYIYIY!!