Now is the time for the survivors. The new century has digested easy techno music and computerized control. Now, what we need is a total cultural understanding of all things musical, like having a well developed sense of mental gymnastics. And that's exactly what Jay Alansky has. He always has, since the pre-punk and decadent folk music of the Beautiful Losers and since the "Price of Love", his double album obsessed with Spector, Rundgren and the Beach Boys.