Concert and Performance Dates

Game Show 5 @ Columbus Museum of Art (07/13/212)

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Wednesday, 11 July 2012 05:38

Game Show logoIt's back!  The Game Show returns to the Columbus Museum of Art for another absurd and wild night of audience competition in creativity, featuring The ECC's TradeMark G. making all the music.  The game shows are SUPER fun events that are really coming together; the last one in February really packed the CMA theater... Friday the 13th be damned; get lucky with US!!

Museum website:

WHAT:  Game Show 5 with host Susie Starliner and music by The ECC
WHEN:  This Friday the 13th (07/13/2012)
WHERE: Columbus Museum of Art / 480 E. Broad Street / Columbus, OH
HOW MUCH: $5 members or students / $10 otherwise


This Week's Special Guest: LADY MONSTER

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Concert and Performance Dates

Tuesday, 06 March 2012 18:05

Show archive available -- download or listen now:

Lady Monster pic

Now that we have a full studio once again for The Sound Of Plaid, we can do fun radio tricks like inviting guests for the show.  And that's just what we're going to do, starting with this week's special radio guest Lady Monster.

Half-Lady, Half-Monster (more Lady, really), Lady Monster has spent two decades on the stage doing everything from personal erotica readings to personal erotica... uh... demonstrations.  Voted as one of the top 100 burlesque performers in the world, Lady Monster's also been a Fire Tassel Twirler, Teacher, Recording Artist, Actress, Writer, Producer, and Model.

She was also a former DJ at Pirate Cat Radio and FCC Free Radio, and will DJ once again this week with us:

"I'm feeling like having a Spring Fling Mix of songs of Twitterpation, Spring Fever, Sunshine, Flowers and Spring Showers.  Featuring:

1. Twitterpated. Bambi
2. This Magic Moment. Lou Reed
3. LA Donut Day. Ann Magnuson
4. Sunny. Leonard Nimoy
5. Tiptoe Through The Tulips. Tiny Tim
6. Springtime for Hitler. Producers
7. The Spring Song. Charlie Chaplin
8. Love-Itis. Harvey Scales
9. Love Is The Craziest Thing. Homer & Jethro (didn't play)
10. Carrots for my Lady. Dennis King
11. Flower People. Spinal Tap
12. Sweet Violets. Homer & Jethro
13. Daisies Up Your Butterfly. The Cramps
14. Spring Fever. Elvia
15. Bumble Bee. Big Mama Thornton
16. Bumblebee. Ween
17. Honey Bee (Let's Fly To Mars). Grinderman
18. Insects. Oingo Boingo
19. Medley of Heartwarming Worm Songs. Baby Gramps
20. Let's All Sing Like The Birdies Sing. Mossilene Miles
21. Poisoning Pidgeons in the Park. Tom Lehrer
22. Spring Can Really Hang You Up. Julie London
23. Spring Song. Ottilie Patterson
24. All You Ever Think About Is Sex. Sparks
25. Erotica . Aguaturbia (Chile Psycheldic_1969)  

Tune in this Thursday (2012.03.08) on The Sound Of Plaid as we hunt the wild and exotic Lady Monster!  Many chances to hear the show, and if you can't make the times below, you can hear it at The Sound Of Plaid Archives.


Thursday on DFM and 
Radio Valencia:

9a-11a PST
noon-2p EST
1700-1900 GMT
  ...and DFM & Radio Valencia's Tuesday repeat: 8p-10p PST
11p-1a EST
0400-0600 GMT
  Sunday on KAOS Radio Austin: 11a-1p PST
  1p-3p CST
1900-2100 GMT



The Frequinox! (next Inspiration Manifestation party, 17 March 2012)

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Wednesday, 29 February 2012 10:48

The ever-hustling Kickin' Crew responsible for the Inspiration Manifestation shows has another great one planned: The Frequinox! They've invited The ECC to participate once again, and this time they'll get their wish (and our wish too) of a Thimbletron show.  Plus other bands (Relentless Mules (bluegrass!); Teen Fiction, Shank Bones), DJs (Heady Ruxpin; Kenny Lectro), art, costumes, live painting, drink specials, and a lot more -- these shows are always PACKED!

WHAT: The Frequinox, A Prequinox to the Equinox
WHEN: Saturday, March 17 2012 / 5p-2a
WHERE: Rumba Cafe / 2507 Summit St / Columbus, OH
HOW MUCH: $7 (bonus $2 drink voucher if you come in costume!)

Frequinox flyer


Columbus Museum of Art Game Show (Fri 02/17/12)

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Thursday, 16 February 2012 13:01

Game Show 4The Columbus Museum of Art's Game Show is back!  And once again, The ECC's TradeMark G. provides a soundtrack to the polyester-clad hosts and the offbeat games.  Each show has entirely new games and characters, and the previous shows have found the Game Show nailing its own style more and more.  This one promises to up the ante!  It also caught the attention of the Columbus Dispatch, who featured it as the lead article for their Weekender section:

Rowdy adults-only affair quite a night at museum
By  Kevin Joy
The Columbus Dispatch Thursday February 16, 2012 10:56 AM

Pop quiz, fun seekers: Name a distinguished local institution that offers interactive games, saucy dialogue, fabulous prizes and plentiful Pabst Blue Ribbon.

Did you guess the Columbus Museum of Art? No?  [...]

A cast of about 20 players — including Starliner and bell-bottom-clad co-host Tod Tabler (also known as Columbus artist Jeff Fernengel) — stages the show. The retro costumes, shimmering backdrop and chintzy music recall the “1970s game-show randiness” that has long been relegated to a land of Technicolor parody...


Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E. Broad St. (614-221-6801,

SHOWTIME » 8 p.m. Friday 
TICKETS » $10, or $5 for members (recommended for adults and older teenagers because of mild language and mature humor)


Hope you'll come.




ECC @ Fuse Factory's Frequency Friday (Feb 03)

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Tuesday, 31 January 2012 19:30

ThimbletronOhhhh, it has been a while.

For the Thimbletron, specifically.  We had intended to re-present it at the Inspiration Manifestation show a couple months ago, but... um, we couldn't find it.  Oh c'mon, give us a break -- we've relocated ECC operations back to Ohio from San Francisco, and almost all of the ECC studios is still in boxes until we get the studio rebuilt in another one to two weeks.

ThimbletronAnd frankly, although we've now located the Thimbletron... um... we're not positive it works.  Well, I suppose we've never been completely confident about the safety of thimbletronic radiation at public performances like this, but we always manage to make a show happen irregardless of public safety concerns.

Especially when it's another Frequency Friday from Fuse Factory.  They've been supporters of ECC enough to bring us from San Francisco to Columbus for shows, and now that we're local we're hungry for more.  Check out our company for this Friday's show:

February Frequency Fridays: Evolution Control Committee + Le Scrambled Debutante + Doctah X + Solumenata

Our February Frequency Fridays show features culture jammers/mashup band Evolution Control Committee (CMH), electronica-dub artist Doctah X (CMH), and sonic dadists Le Scrambled Debutante (Louisville, KY).

Date: Friday, February 3 2012. Location: Wild Goose Creative (2491 Summit St. 43202). Admission: $10. Doors open 8pm. Our Frequency Fridays 2011-2012 season is supported by a generous grant from the Greater Columbus Arts Council.

Stay tuned -- coming up, another Columbus Museum Of Art Game Show and other great projects to come.


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