.................... SET LISTS: 1996

  INSTAGON: PERFORMANCE SET LISTS FOR 1996
TOTAL SHOWS IN 1996: 34

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01-05-96 -- IMPALA CAFE, LOS ANGELES,CA......................FRI (099)
1: Werewolves of London>I Dont Know, When Would You Like
To Die?, My Ass Hurts, Portrait of the Artist ect..*
*Charles Ardinger Only
{Lob (tapeloops, bass), Charles Ardinger (vocals), Myke Quest (Guitar), Aaron Kraton (guitar) }
(also CLEAR & WEST COAST HAREM)

01-18-96 -- 1984 N. MAIN ST. #500. LINCOLN HEIGHTS,CA.......THURS (100)
1:....jam.,...The Fanatic..Fly On The Wall...The
Fanatic, Girl U Want
{Lob (vocal), Andy Warthog (Guitar),Bassman (Bass), Cary Pealer (drums), Dr. Oblivious (keyboards)}
INSTAGONEWAVE/1st practice

01-25-96 -- 1984 N. MAIN ST. #500. LINCOLN HEIGHTS,CA.......THURS (101)
1:...Planet Claire, Planet Claire, Fanatic,
Ed's Nose (You Were Blind), Planet Claire,
Uncontrolable Urge>Sloppy Slappy,Planet Claire
{Lob (vocal), Andy Warthog (Guitar),Bassman (Bass), Todd (drums), Dr. Oblivious (keyboards)}
INSTAGONEWAVE

01-31-96 -- 1984 N. MAIN ST. #500. LINCOLN HEIGHTS,CA.........WED (102)
band practiced without Lob, no documentation was made
{Andy Warthog (Guitar),Bassman (Bass), Todd (drums),
Dr. Oblivous (keyboards)}
INSTAGONEWAVE

02-01-96 -- 1984 N. MAIN ST. #500. LINCOLN HEIGHTS,CA.......THURS (103)
1: Nice, Nice, Ed's Nose (The Stuff), The Stuff,
The Stuff, Nice, Nice
2: Planet Claire, Nice, The Stuff, Rock Lobster
{Lob (vocal), Andy Warthog (Guitar),Bassman (Bass),
Todd (drums), Dr. Oblivous (keyboards)}
INSTAGONEWAVE

02-03-96 -- IMPALA CAFE, LOS ANGELES, CA....................SAT (104)
1: "The Prize Fight"
{Lob (keyboards,bass,tapeloops), Aaron Kraten (guitar),
Jorge Martin (guitar)[SPASTIC COLON
Christopher tm. arm wrestled Geoff Brandin from FIN
performance, on stage as part of the show, Geoff
was the winner. Myke Quest did the introduction
(also CLOSEDOWN & ELYSIUM)
(OFFICIAL 3RD BIRTHDAY PERFORMANCE)

02-08-96 -- 1984 N. MAIN ST. #500. LINCOLN HEIGHTS,CA.......THURS (105)
1: Planet Claire, Nice, Mike's Nose, Rock Lobster
Mission Impossible, Nice, Planet Claire, Mike's
Nose, Mike's Nose (faster), Planet Claire
{Lob (vocal), Andy Warthog (Guitar),Bassman (Bass),
Todd (drums), Dr. Oblivious (keyboards), Ryan (trumpet)}
INSTAGONEWAVE

02-11-96 -- NATURAL FUDGE CAFE, LOS ANGELES, CA.............SUN
CANCELED due to venue closing....
was supposed to be "Sound & Fury" w/ NECRODALI
and DR. AWKWARD + Poetics..

02-21-96 -- IMPALA CAFE, LOS ANGELES, CA....................WED (106)
1: Fin-stagon
{Lob (bass, tape loops), Geoff Brandin (Guitar pick-up)}
also (en)NIHIL & CHEWING FOIL

02-25-96 -- 1984 N. MAIN ST. #500. LINCOLN HEIGHTS,CA.......SUN (107)
1: Nice, Mike's Nose, Nowheresville, Planet Claire
OMD SONG, OMD SONG ("Playing a Game"), Nice
2: Totally, Planet Claire, Nice, Nowheresville, Playing
a Game
{Lob (vocal), Andy Warthog (guitar), Todd (drums),
John [FAG RABBIT
(Keyboard,trumpet)
INSTAGONEWAVE

03-08-96 -- KOO'S ARTS CAFE, SANTA ANA, CA.................FRI (108)
1: Sick As a Dog, Causing Ears To Bleed
{Lob (bass,tapes), Aaron Kraten (Guitar), Derrick ? (bass)
+ Bubble Bunnies }
also HOLLOW, ARMATAE, DONUTS N GLORY / BACKSIDE canceled
*1st appearance ov Bubble Bunnies

03-23-96 -- INSTAGON HOUSE, HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA...........SAT (109)
1: Song for the Cheesebrain
2: Rebbecca>jam>Jello>jam>Carroll, Another Song
for the Cheesebrain
3: Sex in the Bathroom
{Lob (bass, tapeloops), Bassman (Bass), Arron Kraten
(guitar), Dr. Oblivious (Keyboard), Sean Morrison (guitar)
Doug Grant (percussion)}

04-10-96 -- STADIUM BAR & GRILL, HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA..........WED (110)
1: Masters ov Deceit, Doon, Purple Haze*,
Menu from Sammys #2
{Lob (Bass, tapes), Nino (Drums), Ardinger (vocals,keyboard),
Thad Matson (Vocal effects) *with guest appearances from
Dr. Oblivious, Sean Morrison, & Pat Barnes}
also UTTER PRATISH, and 4
[Sean Morrison read a poem before the start and did the intro]

04-12-96 -- J.J.'S LOUNGE, ORANGE,CA..........................FRI
CANCELED DUE TO ILLNESS

04-18-96 -- BLANKENSHIPS, REDLANDS, CA......................THURS
CANCELED CLUB CLOSED

04-19-96 -- THE CLIPPER, LONG BEACH, CA......................FRI (111)
was there a show or not?.some claim different things
{Lob, Mike Howlett both banging & confused..}
also NAUGHTY MONKEY, THE DRAGONS , VICTIMS, & ???
DARREN O'CONNOR'S BACHELOR PARTY

05-11-96 -- KSPC 88.5 FM, CLAREMONT, CA......................SAT (112)
1: Returning To The Space
2: Follow The Chair
{Lob (bass,tapes, vocals), Ron K. (keyboards,Scope,Malanta),
Sean Morrison (guitar,effects,chair,vocals)}
Live radio broadcast, for promotion of 1996 SoCAL NoiseFest
THIS SHOW DEDICATED TO THE PASSING OV TOPY WISEMAN AND
VISIONARY MR. SEBASTIAN, WHO DIED 5-8-96 OV LUNG CANCER

05-14-96 -- INSTAGON HOUSE, HUNTINGTON BCH., CA.............TUES (113)
1: Soundcheck, A Late Morning Phone Call
{Lob (bass,tapes,phone), Chris tm. (keyboard), Sean
Morrison (guitar,effects),Ardinger (guitar)}
this was a 15 min. performance played into a cordless phone
and recorded by Randy Yau in San Louis Obispo, CA for
broadcast later this evening on his weekly radio program,
"Dark Market Broadcast".. this performance was at 11:30 am.

05-14-96 -- KPCR FM RADIO, SAN LOUIS OBISPO, CA.............TUES (114)
1: LIve Via 1800COLLECT
this is the re-brodcast version of the earlier session done
that morning...

05-18-96 -- A.R.K. STUDIO & GALLERY, LONG BEACH, CA..........SAT (115)
1: Mindy's Wild Ride
{Lob (Bass), Thad Matson (vocal effects), Morgune Kate
(percussion), Jason Bagley (keyboards), Beth McIlvaine
(vocal harmonies), Mindy Nettifee (vocals)}
also TURK KNIFES POPE, DOGSTAR COMMUNICATIONS, NOT
BREATHING, THE PHYSICS, FRANK LOWENBAUGH, ARDINGER,
SCOTT ARFORD, & LIFE GARDEN
DAY TWO OF 1996 SO CAL NOISE FESTIVAL
Ardigner read before and did the intro..

05-26-96 -- IMPALA CAFE, LOS ANGELES, CA....................SUN (116)
1: The Return, Noodleing*>Pump Up The Jams*>
Noodleing*, Improvs on "Jaws" Main Theme*
Techno Morgan, Oblivious Space>Stairway to
Heaven**
{Lob (bass,vocals**), Dr. Oblivious (keyboard), Morgune
Kate (percussion,harmonica), Raindog (electronic sax),
David Holmes (poetry)}
*features poetry from David Holmes

06-15-96 -- JAVA GARDEN, HUNTINGTON BCH., CA...............SUN (117)
1: Invokation ov Leary (legend of a mind)
2: Evil
{Lob (vocals,percussion,harmonica,tapes), Bassman (bass),
Dr. Oblivious (keyboards), Dan Young (percussion), Sean
Morrison (guitar/effects), Aaron Kraten (guitar/effects)}
also ARDINGER, + showing of Scott Arford's "TV Homicide"

07-11-96 -- IMPALA CAFE, LOS ANGELES, CA.................THUR (118)
1: Instagon vs. The Whales
{Lob (bass,tapes), Dave Wright (Waterphone/effects),
Bruce Brindamour (dijereedoo), Geoff Brandin (Trombone)}
also NOT BREATHING, SPASTIC COLON, THEY STARTWISTS

07-21-96 -- KUCI FM 88.9, IRVINE, CA.....................SUN (119)
1: Osiribarb>Stairway to Heaven
{LOB (bass,tapes,vocals), Corrina Luz de la Luna (bells,
tamborine, percussion), Ryan Smith (Moog Synth), Justin
Guilla (Moog Synth)}
show was done as a broadcast for MERV GRIFFIN 2000
dedicated to the birthday of Osiris (7/23), the birthday of
Barbara Ardinger (7/21) mother of Charles, and the 1996 TOPY
North American Campout/gathering that was in it's second day, at this time.

08-24-96 -- JAVA GARDEN, HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA...........SAT (120)
1: Thee Invokation ov ZOOL
{Lob, Cary Pealer, Sean Morrison, Bassman, Corina LuzDeLa
Luna, Beite, Allison, Elmo Martin}
(Doc Monk read poetry before the perfomance)

08-27-96 -- PAIN FACTORY PUBLIC ACCESS CH.53, SAN FRANCISCO,..TUE
1st broadcast of video "INSTAGON goes to the Mall"
done by Viral Tx for TIF.

09-13-96 -- SACRED GROUNDS, SAN PEDRO, CA.................FRI (121)
1: The Car Was Filled WIth Smoke, ?, The Original
Dysfunctional Family, Last Scream ov thee Target,
Cookies on a Flea
(Lob (bass,tapes), Raindog (electronic sax), Geoff
Brandin (drums), Tim White (keyboards)}
(also ROGUE SQUADRON, & DAVID HOLMES BAND)

09-20-96 -- INSTAGON HOUSE, HUNTINGTON BCH., CA...........FRI (122)
1: Nihil
{Lob (vocals,scraping), Ardinger (vocals), Doc Monk (vocals), Dr. Oblivious (vocals), Carolyn Renee Foster (vocals)}
recording session for "Terrorist" compilation track

09-24-96 -- FINSTAGON IS RELEASED........................TUE
Limited to 75 copies on cassette only TIF023

09-24-96 -- IMPALA CAFE, LOS ANGELES, CA..................TUE (123)
1: Arm-wrestlemania
{Lob (bass,tapes), Gentry Densley (guitar), Doc Monk
(arm wrestler), Davin (Bundy) Jones (arm wrestler)}
(also ICEBURN, The IRON-ON'S, & STELLA BRASS)

09-27-96 -- IMPALA CAFE, LOS ANGELES, CA..................FRI (124)
1: Pain
{Lob (bass, tapes), Salad* (bass,effects), Adam Fritz
(keyboards, samplers, effects}
(also CRAWL UNIT, SCOT JENERIK, & NOISEGATE)
**During the early stages of this performace, Instagon
blew the tweeters out of the PA at the Implala.
* Sean Morrison offically becomes known as "Salad"

10-27-96 -- IMPALA CAFE, LOS ANGELES, CA....................SUN (125)
1: Technical DIfficulties #1 & 11, Trippings
On The Inside Ov a Green Circle Ov Light
{Lob (bass,tapes,vocals), Tim White (keyboard,sampler)
Jason Bagley (keyboard,sampler)}

10-31-96 -- STADIUM BAR & GRILL, HUNTINGTON BCH., CA......THUR (126)
1: We Welcome You, Monster Mash, Dead Man Ranting,
Werewolves of London
{Lob (bass,tapes), Ardinger (vocals), Jay Wiser (bass),
Salad (guitar), Aaron Kraten (guitar), Thad Matson
(vocals), Kimo Romanowski (drunken bullshit)}
H A L L O W E E N S H O W
(also UTTER PRATISH, & JOHN WAYNE TRANSPLANT)


11-02-96 -- GUILD ARTS COMPLEX, SACRAMENTO, CA............SAT (127)
1: Thee Empyre Strykes Bak
{Lob (bass,tapes,AT-AT,Millenium Falcon), Peek* (jaw harp),
Tim White (keyboard,sampler), Dr Oblivious (StarBird,R2D2)}
DAY 2 - 2 ND ANNUAL NOR CAL NOISE FESTIVAL
(also DEATH SQUAD, ECOMCON, TURK KNIVES POPE, KLOWD,
HOLY RODENT, MOE!, DOUG THERIAULT, RADIOSONDE,
STIMBOX, FIN, SCOTT JENERIK, COLD WATER, UBERKUNST)
* last appearance by Peek 10-28-95

11-12-96 -- INSTAGON HOUSE, HUNTINGTON BCH, CA...........TUES (128)
1: Theme for Something Else
{Lob (stereo,cd's,mixing), Ardinger (vocals, rubberband
spinny thing), Salad (vocals,banging), Bundy (feedback
manipulations)}
recording session for theme for Chicago radio program, to be
submitted for consideration..

12-07-96 -- ENIGMA CAFE, LAS VEGAS, NV...................SAT (129)
1: Thee Maltese Hippy
2: Enigma, Pearlman, Love Me Tender>Stairway to Heaven
{Lob (Bass,effects,tapes,wrench,Califone turntable), Dr.
Oblivious (Keyboards,Slitdrum), Ronn Benway (Guitar,
kazoo,bongo,handbells,tamborine,tuning whislte,duck
call,maracca) Bil Hooper (Barbie(tm) keyboard,effects)}
(also MORGANS ORANGE)

12-21-96 -- INSTAGON HOUSE, HUNTINGTON BCH., CA...........SAT (130)
1: That Gawd Awful Noise
{Lob (bass,Califone turntable,tapes), Sam Phetish
(keyboard), June Phetish (keyboard), Sharon444 (Califone
turntable), Rachel Collier (percussion), Tony Seabring
(Califone turntable)}
Tony & Sharon both came in at different times and scratched
on Lob's new turntable.
SHOW FOR WINTER SOLSTICE AT HOME AT A PARTY

12-22-96 -- KUCI FM 88.9, UNIV. OF CALIF. IRVINE, CA.....SUN (131)
1: "Thee Demon Sleeps While Visions ov Sugarplums
Dance In It's Head" (incls:Silent Night, Making
Christmas, Blue Christmas, The Light Bulb & The
Old Man, Rudolf The Red Nosed Reindeer)
2: broadcast of "So This Is Christmas"
recording circa 1994
{Lob (vocals,Califone turntable,bells,feedback),
Dr. Oblivious (chair,clippers,assorted toys,keys),
Sam Phetish (micstands,plastic bag,vocal thru toy
voice modulator,keys), June Phetish (chair,pill
bottle,vocal thru toy voice modulator,keys)

12-28-96 -- "ON THE PATH TO THE GOLDEN BIRD" is released..SAT
60 minute cassette only.. limited to 100 copies
features; Burroughs Intro, Zool Is God, Will We Ever
Know, More Musicus, Press Fast Forward, Drak, Strange
Brew, Prod, Who Ever Makes The Most Noise Wins (1st
Movement), Ego, Garbage Dump, Get Smart
Cover Art by June Phetish & Kevin Michael Regan. Tape compiled by Lob
and released thru Thee Instagon Foundation. TIF 034

12-29-96 -- MR. T'S BOWL, HIGHLAND PARK, CA..............SUN (132)
1: Death to Car Thieves
{Lob (drumming,bass), Sharon444 (drumming),
Peek
(drumming), Jason Stupid (drumming),
Kraig Grady (drumming), Rev.Lothar (tapemix),
Jorge Martin
(oscillator), June Phetish (organ), Sam Phetish (loops,spring),
Cary Pealer
(drumming), Tim White (digereedoo)}
also C.O.T.A., and FIN
this show was not taped.

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