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Home >> May, 2009

Music Is… Part Three

May 29, 2009
Negativland

Mark Hosler and Peter Conheim join Izzy Isnt to bring back “Music Is” from Negativland. No respect for music, isnt that where were headed Izzy? An ode to stressed out music including Crosley Bendix and the end of music, Dave Emory documents his opinions on music, The Return Of Stir The Stumps with Clay Shirky Jr. and Cat Stevens, and lots of murky music era mixing.
3 Hours.

Music Is… Part Two

May 22, 2009
Negativland

Mark Hosler joins me for an almost Negativland mix of music related to music. This one puts earphasis on cut-up and sampled content in new music and some of the philosophy and attitudes that plunder phonics. John Oswald and his legal encounters over music, /”The Return Of Stir The Stumps/”- a live radio quiz in which every caller gets a question challenging their knowledge of what music is, and what is the most perfect tool? Much live mixing of multiple musics, live and recorded, and the answer at the end.
3 Hours.

Music Is… Part One

May 14, 2009
Solo

Whats music? After some remote ID housekeeping, we tackle the sticking question of music – what is it? How does it work? How do our ears hear music? How does our brain hear music and why? Skipping and cutting, stealing and manipulating, we mix a couple recent Negativland pieces on the subject of music, released and unreleased, as well as Industrial Show Music, Patsy Cline falls to pieces, and some old OTE phone karaoke. This all keeps going at a relatively loud and fast pace.
3 Hours.

the bonus tracks best of OTE ’88 & ’89

May 8, 2009
Solo

This unscheduled fill-in show is all OTE excerpts occurring during the same time period that the /”How Radio Was Done/” series concluded. Bits and extended clips from Howland Island and C. Elliot Friday, art and The Paint Line, Plagiarism, Night Of A Thousand Bands, The Air Show, Television, Rosebud and more.
3 Hours.

how radio was done part 106 (FINAL HRWD)

April 30, 2009
Solo

The entire How Radio Was Done series comes to an end with this five hour edition wrapping up1989. With a smirk at radio longevity, we cover multiple stations being sold, closed, transformed and reformatted in the increasingly corporate radio environment of ‘89, while Howard Stern debates a listener on obscenity, Crosley Bendix reviews style itself, dialog with the Russians and a melting Soviet Union continue to dominate politics, Jazz and Hip Hop evolve into Techno and House, the razor tape, /”Puffy sleeves,/” and Negativland performs /”You Must Choose/” at the Knitting Factory.

5 Hours.