Zum is a record label and former print fanzine started in the San Francisco Bay Area. Founder George Chen (freelance writer, musician, comic), now based in Los Angeles, selects music and chats with friends from different genres of creative endeavor.
He is also the co-host of Sup Doc documentary podcast.
Zum Podcast Episode 16 - Robert Horton
Robert Horton and Neil Campbell just completed the album Trojandropper, so I delivered copies to his house and crashed dinner. We talked about the lengthy process for Trojandropper and his history in the Bay Area punk and poetry scenes as a member of Appliances, ISM, Plateau Ensemble, and collaborations with players in many genres over the past three decades. Topics include "The Boot," Diane di Prima, partying with Ginsberg at Naropa, The Deaf Club, being the harbingers of West Coast rap, the dangers of chemistry, racism, and much more. A hidden fount of wisdom nestled in the El Cerrito hills, this is a fun one. Dig in!
NEIL CAMPBELL AND ROBERT HORTON - Child's Tongue Flicks - Trojandropper (Zum) APPLIANCES - Cease To Exist PLATEAU - Hong Kong Cha Cha Cha (cover of Riz Ortalani) (live recording '85 or '86 at 535 Page St) LISA GRAVES FIELD RECORDING - Chickens ROBERT HORTON - The House Is Playing Music (w/ Hal Hughes on fiddle) APPLIANCES - Riot Squad live at Mabuhay (Jello Biafra's Mayoral Ball) intro by Judy from Pink Section