The kiisu d’salyss Interview (#69)

The kiisu d’salyss Interview (#69)

There are things you can talk about with old friends, and even more-so when you used to be in a band with that person. But kiisu is not just the sum of the band he’s currently in, and to try and distill the music he makes into just one representation is to omit so much stuff that is a joy for weirdo’s like me. Our friendship goes back 20 years, and to a band we both shared together, but you may know him best now as the guitar player for The Secret Light, who just put out their first LP, and have been playing around extensively as an up-and-coming new wave group. And while we do play songs from that release, and in that vein, this show is a whole lot more.

In many ways, this is a companion piece to the show I did with Semi-Colin of /root_DIR back in May, as we were all in that same band together way back when, but we’ve ally maintained a kind of weird friendship over the years that has a lot to do with shared ideals and experiences, and a rural Oregon Background, that sent all of us out looking for more. Colin found hardcore, I found radio, and kiisu… well, you’ll have to tune in and find out for yourself.

Shows like this are always a pleasure, as I get to hang out with a friend, listen to great music, and share it with you.

And, if you’re lucky, you’ll have remembered your potato, too.

Enjoy.

Spinitron Playlist

The kiisu d’salyss Interview

Topics Include: The Secret Light, semi Colin, rural Oregon, learning to record and play music, making tapes, Cathead, Neutered Prunes, the years of experience applied to making new music, Empty Room (Kelly, Troy Mercy & Maile, theXplodingboys),  The Oblik (Marshall, Jess & Joe), trying to impress girls, Necrotome, Johnathan Christ, /root_DIR, and more The Secret Light.

HOUR 1

Part I: Like Clockwork

01.) Austin FM Theme * Paco Jones * Austin FM Theme * Self-Released (2016)
02.) Interview 1 * kiisu d’salyss * 22 September 2017 * Mid-Valley Mutations (2017)
03.) Clockwork * The Secret Light * Mirror Mirror * Knife Camp  (2017)

Part II: Vestigial

04.) Interview 2 * kiisu d’salyss * 22 September 2017 * Mid-Valley Mutations (2017)
05.) Vestigial Organ * kiisu d’salyss * Vestigial Organ * Previously Unreleased (198?)
06.) Interview 3 * kiisu d’salyss * 22 September 2017 * Mid-Valley Mutations (2017)
07.) A Second Try * Cathead * 0 * WANC Records (1994)

Part III: Noise For Nixon

08.) Interview 4 * kiisu d’salyss * 22 September 2017 * Mid-Valley Mutations (2017)
09.) Noise For Nixon * kiisu d’salyss * Noise For Nixon * Previously Unreleased (1993)
10.) Interview 5 * kiisu d’salyss * 22 September 2017 * Mid-Valley Mutations (2017)
11.) Welcome to Apocalypse (Radio Edit) * Cathead * April 2013 Practice Tape * Previously Unreleased (2013)
12.) Interview 6 * kiisu d’salyss * 22 September 2017 * Mid-Valley Mutations (2017)
13.) Truck Nuts and Man Boobs * Neutered Prunes * Truck Nuts and Man Boobs * Previously Unreleased (2013)

Part IV: Mashing On Keys

14.) Interview 7 * kiisu d’salyss * 22 September 2017 * Mid-Valley Mutations (2017)

HOUR 2

Part V: 5

15.) Interview 8 * kiisu d’salyss * 22 September 2017 * Mid-Valley Mutations (2017)
16.) Transmutate Me * Empty Room * Silence EP * Self-Released (2005)
17.) Interview 9 * kiisu d’salyss * 22 September 2017 * Mid-Valley Mutations (2017)
18.) 5 * The Oblik * 5 * Previously Unreleased (2007)

Part VI: Soul Mirror

19.) Interview 10 * kiisu d’salyss * 22 September 2017 * Mid-Valley Mutations (2017)
20.) Tea Bag * kiisu d’salyss & Austin Rich * Tea Bag * Previously Unreleased (2013?)
21.) Interview 11 * kiisu d’salyss * 22 September 2017 * Mid-Valley Mutations (2017)
22.) Soul Mirror * kiisu d’salyss * Soul Mirror * Previously Unreleased (2000)
23.) Interview 12 * kiisu d’salyss * 22 September 2017 * Mid-Valley Mutations (2017)
24.) Pet The Bunny * Necrotome * Pet The Bunny * Previously Unreleased (2015)
25.) Swearpoint (Feature Creep) [Alternate Mix] * /root_DIR (featuring kiisu d’salyss) * Swearpoint * Previously Unreleased (2015)
26.) Interview 13 * kiisu d’salyss * 22 September 2017 * Mid-Valley Mutations (2017)
27.) Circuits Colide * The Secret Light * Mirror Mirror * Knife Camp (2017)
28.) That is the end…

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