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Home >> March, 2008

How Radio Was Done Part 72

March 27, 2008
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One more time for 1982 with an extensive chunk of ’82 OTE in which nuclear angst and C. Elliot Friday are explored, as well as an on-air simulcast call to another station’s talk show, the Brian Eno interview on KPFA concludes with a tape collage made out of Eno’s thoughts on the creative impact of tape on composition, the progress of Rap and Hip Hop culture, the Kraftwerk influence and the impression made on white music, plus ’82 DJs, music, and receptacle input from listeners.

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How Radio Was Done Part 71

March 20, 2008
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1982 radio continues with the recent death of Arthur C. Clarke, then the emergence of The Strategic Defense Initiative and Star Wars defense theory, a DJ gets lost in the Devil’s Triangle, an extensive piece of The Love Line from the best of OTE, The Falklands War, John Belushi dies, the Tylenol cyanide attack, and Brian Eno from an extensive interview on KPFA on how he works and the history of the recording studio as a compositional tool.

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How Radio Was Done Part 70

March 13, 2008
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We begin radio in 1982 with some tapes from very early OTE shows, including members of early show participants, Fake Stone Age and Kings House. Then on to the emergence of personal computers with Steve Allen and Jayne Meadows explaining the technology, plus early video game playing from 82. Laurie Anderson at the record release party for /”Oh Superman,/” the National Lampoon, Imus parodies, Sterns Fart Man, and more songs of the year.

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