The fellas have been working on overdubs.
The importance of riffs in extended jams is discussed.\
It's a special 4th of July podcast!
Act 13 gets dubbed "Space and Time."
The Big Opera is a mix of Doctor Who, Mad Max, Tommy, the Clash, and Lynyrd Skynyrd.
ALLEN COLLINS plays the "Freebird" solo.
Dave's brother's family went to see Metallica in Houston.
Then there be a general pop culture landscape review, Netflix and CW/DC shows from Brian and Doctor Who from Dave.
Dave imitates the 10th Doctor saying "DAH-LEXX."
Dave says "Game Of Spoilers" when he means to name check the "Storm Of Spoilers" Podcast.
Dave does GoT.
"I avoid stuff as much as possible."
The fellas separate Bill Cosby from his comedy and break down the differences in different drywall muds.
Then they engage in July 4th Parade nostalgia.
Then Brian gives a thumbnail sketch of Tesla.
Brian and Dave speak upon Brian's new bass.
The fellas hit some plot points.
Atlantis makes an appearance in the commentary.
Dace's sinus infection takes center stage.
"12 plus 6 is 18"
"20 totes magoats."
The fellas talk comic book movies and TV shows and such like.
Then the fellas speak on work in Bawmer last winter and spring.
The fellas THEN touch on trying to stay in shape.
Catonsville Bakery Reminiscence
Doctor Who mention at 56 minutes.
I hate my fucking job I hate my fucking job
Fight or die
First day of basic had us drinking human blood
We're the only resource left ain't nothing up here, cuz
They killed five the first day 'cause they would not fall in line
I say "yes sir no sir" but I'm just biding my time
The sergeant tried to rape me so I slit his fucking throat
Colonel said "Well goddamn, son, you're the kind of kid I can promote."
Got my new stripes branded on the fingers of my fist
Last thing that you'll see coming 'cause I never fucking miss
There ain't no mirrors here they don't want us to see
There ain't no living here they don't want us to be
Last night I dreamt that I was falling from the sky
When I woke up I did not know that I could still cry and cry and cry
Dual theme songs play today.
What are the fellas wearing? (Dave's Beastie Boys shirt is his wife's.)
The fellas go through the machinations of plot furtherment.
The fellas reminisce about the early days of Facebook and how Dee Barth preferred Friendster.
The band with Sharon drumming didn't need cues to come in together on the starts and stops of this song.
City comparison: Minneapolis, Baltimore, Kansas City, East Saint Louis.
State comparison: Iowa, Illinois, Missouri.
Doctor Who reference around 21 minutes.
Pop culture update: Sense 8 and American Gods.
More ideas for the YouTube channel.
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BABY BLUE GUN
I'm gonna join the army 'cause they're making me
They took the best of rioters with them was me
They fight their endless wars it don't mean shit to me
I'm gonna join the army 'cause they're making me making me
They punched me in the face and threw me in a truck
We'[re packed in here like cigarettes, man, what the fuck
They tell us that the plan is just for us to die
They'll feed us to the factory and make their weapons with our flesh and pride
And everything inside
They asked me for my name I said "I'm Baby Blue
I'm everything you hate and fear and cannot do."
They kicked my ass again and said it's just for fun
A tattoo on my shoulder says "I'm number one Baby Blue Gun"
Baby blue gun
Dave couldn't hear his guitar in his headphones when they recorded this one.
Brian pulls Dave out of a tangent that would have started with the Byzantines.
"We get bonkers as fuck."
The flubbles happened in a good way.
Brian talks about how to EQ and pan pipes whilst mixing.
Also Brian is back to skating after spine surgery!
The fellas expound upon city driving in B'more.
"When you do heroin the laws of physics are suspended."
Baltimore's mass transit system gets a come to Jesus moment from the fellas.
I seen the sunshine only in my dreams 'cause it's never bright
I spent a lifetime feeling my way through the darkest night
I rode the airways I supped on lightening and drank the sky
I been transcended back away, lord, by and by
Riot now it's our last chance
Seduce me with your sinful dance
Breath my soul and set me free
Everything will burn wait and see
Where are the women?
Where are the mommas, wives, and sisters?
Where is my shotgun?
Got it at the pawn shop and sawed it off, mister
How is this platform?
Hand to hand combat in the goddamned streets
The cops are in on it
They need money to survive just like you and me
Everything will burn as you will see
Burn it down!
"Bob made me a lap steel that I could play standing up."
This song is the "cliff" notes of the larger world created for these characters to fuck around in or in which to fuck around.
We finally got to do the Neil Young thing where you play the same song twice but different to open and close a larger entity.
Either a warning or a heads up, it's up to you: Pro Wrestling talk around 8 minutes in.
The fellas try to figure out modern dance, comic book art, and thumb drives (zip drives?).
Check out CORRIDOR CAST!
Brian speaks on the art of panning.
"A fortuitous bit of serendipity."
Dave tells of how he got his back pain under control.
When the world started turning and it set to up and burning
All the freedom of a megalopolis
The United States was bleeding and the populace was pleading
For a living breathing old sarcophagus
Well she took to warring constantly for fossil fuels and Jesus
And the lies of often civilated songs
Turned the Middle East to glass and turned her back on her repast
And said the Bill Of Rights is motherfucking wrong, bitch
God bless America god bless America
Land of the free and the home of the letdown
In the meantime out in Asia got a market euthanasia
Got it humming drumming economically
Tried collecting all her debts the US wouldn't take the bet
And said "fuck off" all rather pedantically
For the world that was War Four 'cause III was knocking at the door
And the history sputtered sporadically
In the chaos that ensued after wars for god and crude
The second coming happened despotically
God bless the marketplace god bless the marketplace
Buy that shit low and then sell off the countdown
So it came to be the truth that Chinggis Khan would be the proof
That if you want shit done you never wait around
He was rising in the ast the battle lines were drawn at least
The history books would someday write all this shit down
So Julius Caesar rose to fight him made an army just to spite him
And a war machine that ran on human bones
They were clashing every day in every place in every way
With the plastics made from tissues of the clones yeah
God bless the emperors god bless the emperors
Though self ordained still they're willing to get down
While the generations died the war was living with a tide
Of surplus cannon fodder plucked off of the streets
All the fossil fuels are zapped the land is ocean, deserts, crap
Yes and the drums of war are shuffle/set/repeat
If you're looking for a wasteland well you got it have a taste man
What's it taste like fuck you cannot be the judge
It's the west against the east it's set, man "shuffle/war/repeat"
That's how it will be, is, and always fucking was
God bless the atheists, deists, and theists
In the land of debris at the edge of the meltdown
Dave: guitars and vocals
Brian: bass and mixing
There's actual interaction with the world that we created.
"...Solipsism, narcissism, poopissism, buttissism, boobissism..."
This is an exterior world action filled act.
Brian scratches his leg in an odd fashion.
The fellas get to discussing why this act is called "Atlantis" and it takes a good long while, emphasis on "good."
"Tolkien; he must have been a weird dude."
Ensign Roe was the Battlestar Gallactica Admiral that wanted to go to war with everybody. She was also on HOMICIDE.
Kenny Jones not Kenny Laine!!!!!!!!
This one takes a bit to get going.
"This is the podcast."
"Ugh. Tired. Exhausted."
This is a Forgotten Sons redo.
The fellas speak on Steve Earle's EL CORAZON.
There's a Slobberbone mention at 5 mints.
The fellas speak on Steve Earle's SHUT UP AND DIE LIKE AN AVIATOR.
Ween, Driveby Truckers, Steve Earle, and Clutch - done seen them a LOT.
Dave does his Johnny Cash imitation which kind of sucks.
Baby Blue has become a man!
The fellas speak on the TV shows LEGION and WYNONNA EARP which naturally leads to a discussion of the movie TOMBSTONE."
Dave brings up WRESTLEMANIA, MLB Opening Day, Manny Machado, and dem O's, hon.
A prolonged discussion of Driveby Truckers, Slobberbone, and Clutch kicks off around the 37 minute mark.
Madonna has the perfect deltoid definition.
HIGHWAY HOME (CANON IN C MAJOR)
Populated isolation love starvation indignation
Stirring to indecision
Life is death is right is wrong
Is precious now but not for long
Changing through the transition
If love is hate I can't relate
Take and give and give and take
No suicide here concentrate
Straining for a salvation
Nowhere's home I been forsaken
Nowhere's hope so desperation
Life breath to a redemption
Highway home to my maker
I'd love to love the human race
In an ugly world devoid of grace
Humanity if just a trace
Enough already repeal replace
Sleep where I fall
Dreams don't come at all to the wicked
Drop the clip I'm full of spite
I rest upon this putrid sight
Standing up for the first time
For revenge or for elation
For a love or stimulation
Let that sucker go for the last time
Highway home to my maker
Flannels are now showing up in the thrift stores.
Dave talks about visiting Manila in the 90s.
The fellas discuss the process of songwriting.
Beatles reference at 5 minutes
This is the first song in THE BIG OPERA with a Shakespeare soliloquy.
"You can't write it any better than Shakespeare did so why don't you just use his fucking words?"
*spoiler alert* VIKINGS at 9 minutes
Brian recounts his weekend, whom he seen, where'n he went, and BETTER CALL SAUL.
Dave talks about the shows LEGION and THE EXPANSE.
Plenty of DOCTOR WHO talk ensues.
The fellas talk about pushing through different physical therapies.
Fear and paranoia I adore ya
I'd never even try to try and bore ya
Keep me entertained I must implore ya
Fear and paranoia I abhor ya
Fuck me fuck you too I'm shouting orders
Senseless rage can't decipher the borders
Fucking fucks all fucked up and conjected
Is it extinct, dying or protected?
Fear and paranoia rule
Everything's a cartoon to mine eyes
Stripped of falsehood bravery and lies
Just enough left over to be despised
Like a hurricane without a lie
Fear and paranoia rule
Dave does his Louis Armstrong imitation.
"Feed Me Some Sane" is a lot like the sequel to GREASE.
Brian didn't like the riff.
The fellas discuss hammer drills; Dewalt v Bosch.
"Orange mini splits?"
D and B still love Slobberbone.
B and D talk up Joy On Fire and 12 Gauge.
The fellas figure out a plan of attack for when they finish THE BIG OPERA.
"You might as well burn your money and wipe your ass with it."
FEED ME SOME SANE
All in my mind everyone's blind
Silence is golden in an everyday bind
All in my head glad I'm not dead
Bitterness bubbles up the words that she said
Morals and time physical crime
Where is it I can't see it where is the line?
All in my brain feed me some sane
I'll lick it up and then I'll shoot my own pain
Feed me some sane inject my brain
The golden nectar of a world without pain
Feed me some sane misery reigns
A blackness sucks my ankles laughing and slain
Dave's back from Hawaii depressingly.
"Edge City" is a remake of the Doom Cookie song "Material World."
Brian practices math.
-Total 90s song: Nirvana, Soundgarden, Ozzy, Minutemen, waltzy (couldn't read my notes! - plus there's some 80s bands in this 90s list), grunge, Bad Brains
Brian has a gross infected toe.
"We just got practiced."
Dave does play by play on Brian's coughing.
Dave does his Socrates imitation.
Dave's toenail turned black whilst running.
Brian says Bob Marley was poisoned by his boot.
The fellas speak on the inevitability of failure.
The mushroom cloud is laughing meanest of all
A nervous breakdown squirting right out my balls
The seed is spitting it means nothing at all
I'm at Edge City and I'm starting to crawl yeah
The ashen necklace of a painted face weeps
Subconsciously I want to drown in the streets
Depression's going to take the edge off of me
I'm peaking now but wait 'til quarter to three
I'm all fucked up and I don't care
Fatal nihilistic glares
I want to scream but I don't dare
Come on, Edge City, take me there yeah
I want to masticate a marginal wound
Explosion sun up a material moon
Suicide vibes from everyone in the room
I'm the only fucking guy in the room
I fucked the wellspring of a ghost
I spurned the Emperor's pledge to toast
I'm flying off the glistening coast
The sand is glass while billions roast
The spores of death are fleeting ever the just
I'm at Edge City and I'm starting to rust
The melting visage of the Rebel King's bust
The melting mirrors tend to complicate us yeah
The fellas talk about Stephen L Miles commercials in Baltimore in the 1990s.
There's a quick plot review for Act 8 Breakdown and some speaking on psychedelic drugs.
Baby Blue's story arc really picks up steam.
- Beatles pre and post psychedelic drugs
Dave can't seem to figure out this song that he wrote.
-Heavy Metal movie
"Joe Gallagher kicking down the door."
"This is neither here nor there. This isn't a football podcast."\
*spoiler alert* for the show "The Detour" at 21 minutes
- The fellas talk at great length about comic book movies which naturally leads into another prolonged discussion on Star Wars.
CRANK IT UP YOU FUCKING WHORES
Gone for good is what I'm getting
Death to me's a new direction
But I want to make myself just suffer
'Cause shit is all there is
Wishing crazy to me through the slumber
Slouching closely to restricted thunder
Crashed through motionless it becomes laughter
So crank it up you fucking whores
Let's talk about it
The seascape melts into a laughing flower
Slathered by gynecologic power
Flowing gushing forth like arms of plunder
And tripping balls just like the savior
Crank it up you fucking whores
Notes on a forsaken podcast:
- Dave and Brian are of a mind for conspiracy that ain't aliens.
- Then they postulatize about pre-history, North America, Clovis Culture, and water erosion on the Sphynx.
- Here's why the bad guys are right in modern Science Fiction.
- Dave and Brian spoil BSG for anybody to lazy to have already seen the reboot.
- The fellas compare and contrast the USA, France, the Roman Empire, and Ancient Greece.
- Then they explain how Germany used Mongolian militarybtactics in WWII.\
- The 1940s were a legitimate armageddon on this planet.
- Dave talks about his latest historical obsession the An Lushan Rebellion.
- Genghis Khan and Julius Caesar are in the Big Opera.
- Brian badmouths "the kids" at 39 minutes.
Here be me notes, matey!
- Dave steals a Simpsons joke.
- Ryan, Made, and Dave party in the 80s.
- Tenacious D shout out
- Profanity is a human construct and therefore arbitrary.
- Dave tries to give Brian theme songs to the different aspects of his life,
- Stone Cold Steve Austin mention at 14 minutes.
- Dave got a message from Andrew Grimm: "Here's the album that I wrote last week." !!!!!
- Beatles reference at 21 minutes.
- Beatles again at 38.
- The fellas discuss the upcoming Star Trek series.
- Jeri Ryan and Dana Delaney's show is Brian's favorite.
- Dave rhapsodizes over BBC's Planet Earth II
HOW DO YOU LIKE THAT
Life is useless so is love
Blood is nothing done is done
Take me backwards over there
Once a lifetime never fair NO
Will it ever end Iwish it could
Where's they sting like it should
Life done broke me all fucked up
Nothing's happening nothing's up
Didn't ask to be here so
Let's drop the curtain it's time to go see it said
See where you're at
How do you like that
If I were Shakespeare I'd write a song
Of romantic longings and soliloquies sung
Death and carnage would not despair
The choices made would cloud the air
But I ain't Shakespeare I ain't a man
I've taken it all I've bitten the hand
I've stared at the abstract claiming it's truth
I punctured the priest in the confessional booth
Didn't care more yesterday How can it seem to be that way when you're dead
So where you at How do you like that
Here's my notes on this podcast:
- Ian speaks about being an audio engineer at AAPS Productions.
- Country music gets another shout out.
- The gang talks about the mystical qualities of "The Final Countdown" and the song's relationship to the World Champion Baltimore Ravens.
- "Less gory and more esoteric."
- Ian lays out the floor plan to Sheffield Studios.
- Dave recalls the giant reverb box at social services.
- Brian badmouths "kids today" at 20 minutes.
- Mutt Lange is Shania Twain to Dave and Def Leppard to Ian.
- Beatles mention at 29 minutes.
- The story of "The Ballad Of Abraham Redfoot."
Porcupinetree shout out.