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.
We kind of lost track of some of the ultimate sources here but they are mostly from the 'Texas Chainsaw Mashacre 2' collection of Halloween mashups as well as Rifftrax. We hope this will serve as a whetting of the appetite to listeners and turn a lot of people onto Rifftrax and the fine work they do at www.rifftrax.com. We love them! 128kbps - 3 hours.
This was webcast on October 21, 2012 and borrows a lot from recent Halloween Mashups (2012) and some from years past like 'The Texas Chainsaw Mashacre'. Also included in the 3rd hour is most of Pop Defect Radio's 'Doomsday 2012' mix. The end though is a bit different as we have substituted our mix of Johnny Cash's 'When The Man Comes Around' and Tool's Ænima from the 'End of Time' program. See the links associated with this program's listing in the archives section of the NCN site. 128kbps 3 hour show.
Webcast on October 14th, 2012 on Plundercast.net and DFM out of Amsterdam, this is a magical mystery tour through all things Lennon. Playing mash-ups, covers, collages, and obscure songs of, and about, John Lennon, The Beatles, Yoko, but especially John, who would have been 72 the week this show was broadcast. Includes work by NCN and Negativland, The Flaming Lips, Wobbly, Evolution Control Committee, Go Home Productions, Bob Rivers, Julian Lennon, Mashup Germany and More! A 3 hour program in 128kbps.
This is a mix webcast originally on October 7th, 2012 on DFM out of Amsterdam, and Plundercast. Various artists in here (see links associated with this archive at the National Cynical Network's site) or listen to back announces in program for more playlist. Includes Ted Dots' Mad Cowboy and very left-leaning 'Lost' 9/11 Tapes aka 'The Final 9/11 Show' on "Bob"'s Slacktime Funhouse, mashups, songs by Ummagma, Zombie Disco Squad, Twink, new rare and unreleased alternative rock from Green Day, Blur and Beck. Also found sound and mashup pieces by Count Bassy, DJ Shadow, Diran Lyons. Pieces by Twink, Toadies, Jello Biafra, and Frank Zappa. 180 min. long 128kbps mp3. Phineas Narco is your host.
As webcast on September 30th, 2012, on Plundercast and DFM, we give you that sinking feeling--a 3 hour digital audio deconstruction of the Titanic (R.M.S.) ship disaster, 100 years ago this year, and its surrounding mythos and culture. Includes various songs, folklore, witness accounts, comedy, music, documentary clips and yes, stuff from THAT movie from 1997.
This is a program that was first webcast on http://www.plundercast.net/ and also http://dfm.nu/ on 09.23.2012 and is all about coffee. Somewhat psychedelic in parts, this program consists mostly of songs (a number of them called 'Black Coffee') and instrumental musical pieces, but also some spoken word pieces and comedy bits. It is about 156 min. (2 hours and 36 minutes) long. Put together by Phineas Narco and The National Cynical Network, this compilation / mix / program which features two back announce segments, one in the middle of the program, and one at the end.
Originally webcast on 05.27.12 this program explores fast food culture (particularly in America) the obesity epidemic, it's causes and effects. Songs, collage, news and comedy. Includes rarely heard (first ever) live performance of NCN, Bran Flakes and Big City Orchestra playing 'Eat This' live at the first Omnimedia in San Francisco in 1998. 3 hours 128kbps mp3.
Originally webcast on Easter, 04.08.12, and on the podcast just in time for Dylan's 71st birthday, this is a sister show to the NO DEVO Devo show, psychedelically weaving it's way through Bob Dylan music, but nowhere in the program will you actually hear Bob Dylan. Mostly covers, but also including comedic spoofs and parodies of work by "Bob"... Dylan that is. Featuring work by National Lampoon, William Shatner, Neil Young, Phineas Narco, Joan Baez, Johnny Cash, 'Weird Al', and more. 128kbps 180 min.
Continuing on in our exploration of obscure covers of mainstream musical groups, this program features a lot of 'version medley's and woven cuts from Nine Inch Nails covers. NO NIN will be heard on this ALL NIN (cover) show. Featuring work by Devo, Vitamin String Quartet, Wormhole, Mojo Fury, Y Front, Marilyn Manson, Johnny Cash, Electric Hellfire Club, Richard Cheese and many many more! Hear NIN as you've never heard them before, in this program. 128kbps - 180 min. NSFW Language.
Webcast on DFM and Plundercast on April 1st, 2012: More telephone hilarity ensues, set against our ambient music backdrop, featuring work from Brother Russell, Longmont Potion Castle prank calling 80's pop star Eddie Money, Guido Hatzis, Jim Florentine, The Touch Tone Terrorists, Jerky Boys, Red's Tube Bar, Howard Stern clips, and more. Plus we'll have some cuts from SLOY, the new Hunger Games Soundtrack and new Madonna MDNA album at the end and some other goodies as well. 3hour mix - 128kbps.
Webcast on 03.01.12 - Our tribute to Davy Jones (of The Monkees, who passed away recently) and The Monkees in general. Many Monkees mashups, songs, and seldom-heard material. The rest of the show is devoted to pieces about taxes and rarely heard Voicejail outtakes (as heard on the Midnight Voicejail series) plus some other goodies. 3 hour 128kbps. NSFW in some places.
Webcast on 3.25.12 on WE Slack Radio, DFM and Plundercast: ALL Songs in this program are from Devo, however NONE of these songs will are by Devo. Yes, all covers -of- Devo songs, featuring work from Toth Wilder's 'Not Necessarily Beautiful, But Mutated' series, salutes from Lansing, Michigan, 'We Are Not Devo' and bands such as Gadgetto, Occupant, Friend of Mabel's, Humanzee, The Ergs, Sepultra, Deva, Jughead's Revenge, The Aquabats, SNFU, Cavalcade, The Plurals, Dr. Device, Left Orbit Temple, Narc Out the Reds, and Way more! The Best of all the covers we could find! Plus Midnight Voicejail clips at the end and other goodies. 3 hour mix in 128kbps.
Originally webcast on 1.22.2012--This is an EXTRA-Long, NSFW mix of prank phone calls and various telephoolery mostly, from the pre-'Caller I.D.' era, played against a backdrop of ambient music both relaxing and dramatic. A sequel to the Ambient Phone Trolls Part 1 show, this includes a clip from Midnight Voicejail with Mr. 1:15, Longmont Potion Castle, Lucius Tate, Arny and Binney clilps from Philo Drummond of the Church of the Subgenius, and more!. A 3+hour mix in 128kbps.
This (probably NSFW) 2012 mix of this program (originally from 2009) features remixes, , mashups, and otherwise experimental appropriated usage of Michael Jackson songs and samples -- Includes work by Susie the Floozie of the Church of the Subgenius, Negativland, John Oswald, Patton Oswalt, DJ Earworm, Go Home Productions, Ellipse Elkshow, De Le Clwon, Loo and Placido, Fatboy Slim, Bob Rivers, Mastermix, Pimpdaddysupreme NCN, many more. 128kbps 3 hour mix.
Originally broadcast on January 15th, 2012 on plundercast.net and dfm.nu out of Amsterdam, this compilation program combines ambient and electronic music with prank phone calls. It is definitely NSFW. Much of the ambient music was mixed by NCN. Includes clips from Midnight Voicejail including prank phone calls by Ronald Redball to Dave Emory of KFJC. Also, Jerky Boys, Touch-Tone Terrorists and clips from Howard Stern. Has a 'Nam Hu Remix' of "Jerky Turnstiles" from the Mental Disorders Show. Also includes prank call related songs and prank phone calls utilizing soundboards. 128kbps. 3 hours long.