CLA Radio 07/07/17: Architecture

What: This week, ConservativeLA Radio wanders through the halls of architecture-related material.

Additional assistance provided by Breck Nichols.

I’ve included brief excerpts from one of my favorite documentary series, Robert Hughes’ The Shock Of The New (1980), which is available on YouTube. Another audio clip is from Roger Scruton’s Why Beauty Matters, which is also available online.

When: Friday, July 7, 2017; 6:00 PM Pacific/9:00 PM Eastern.

Where: Duane FM in the Hughniverse.

Spotify playlist: Here. (Set list items marked with an asterisk are not included.)

Additional info: Hope you can join us in chat!

Twitter info: My Twitter handle is @ConservativeLA. The show hashtag is #CLARadio.

Set list:

Elvis Costello – Hoover Factory – Taking Liberties
* Robert Hughes – Introduction From Episode 4, Trouble In Utopia – Shock Of The New (1980)
Simon and Garfunkel – So Long, Frank Lloyd Wright – Bridge Over Troubled Water
IIIrd Tyme Out – The Old, Old House – Back To The Mac
* Roger Scruton – The Replacement of Beauty – Excerpt From Why Beauty Matters
XTC – Towers Of London – Black Sea
Madness – Our House – Madness
Warren Zevon – I Was In The House When The House Burned Down – Life’ll Kill Ya
Cowboy Junkies – Working On A Building – The Trinity Session
Counting Crows – Perfect Blue Buildings – August And Everything After
Talking Heads – Don’t Worry About The Government – Talking Heads 77
* Robert Hughes – Excerpt From Episode 4, Trouble In Utopia – Shock Of The New (1980)
John Hartford – In Tall Buildings – Nobody Knows What You Do
Pavement – Grave Architecture – Wowie Zowee
Rush – Subdivisions – Signals
Tammy Wynette – Apartment No 9 – The Essential Tammy Wynette
Tom Petty – The Apartment Song – Full Moon Fever
Garfunkel And Oates – My Apartment’s Very Clean Without You – Slippery When Moist
The Mothers Of Invention – Little House I Used To Live In – Fillmore East June 1971
Little Milton – A Juke Joint In My House – The Blues Is Alright For Partyin’
The Modern Lovers – Government Center – The Modern Lovers
The White Stripes – Little Room – White Blood Cells
George Jones – The Window Up Above – Best Of
David Bowie – Thru These Architects Eyes – 1 Outside
Faron Young – Hello Walls – The Complete Capitol Hits
Shipping News – The Architect In Hell – Three-Four
The Wallflowers – I Am A Building – Rebel, Sweetheart
David Byrne – Glass, Concrete and Stone – In Good Company
Tom Waits – House Where Nobody Lives – Mule Variations
The Drifters – Up On The Roof – Up On The Roof
Robert Johnson – Come On In My Kitchen – King Of The Delta Blues Singers
Mighty Diamonds – I Need A Roof – Pass The Knowledge
Todd Glass – Architectural Jokes – Thin Pig (truncated from 4:52 to 2:00)
Aretha Franklin – The House That Jack Built – Soul Queen
Monty Python – Architect’s Sketch
Jimi Hendrix – Spanish Castle Magic – Axis Bold As Love
Shostakovich – The Great Lightning, Song Of The Architect – Symphony No 10
The White Stripes – Hotel Yorba – White Blood Cells
Leo Kottke – Room Service (At The Tahiti Motel) – Peculiarosa
John Prine – Grandpa Was A Carpenter – Souvenirs
Bruce Cockburn – Fascist Architecture – Humans
Robert Earl Keen – Front Porch Song – The Live Album
Hank Williams – A Mansion On The Hill – The Ultimate Collection
* Frank Page – Elvis Has Left The Building – Stage Announcement, Shreveport, 12-15-56
Frank Zappa – Elvis Has Just Left The Building – Broadway The Hard Way


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