Favoriting Ridgewood Radio with David Weinstein: Playlist from April 4, 2018 Favoriting

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Ridgewood Radio features concert recordings by adventurous bands and experimental musicians and restored archival tapes from private and institutional collections captured at venues large and small across the five boroughs of New York. It is produced by David Weinstein and Outpost Artists Resources operating out of the Ridgewood section of Queens, NY, where you'll find more yellow bricks than on the road to Oz and the cemetery of your choice is never more than a few blocks from home.

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Favoriting April 4, 2018: Jerry Hunt, Bundled

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Jerry Hunt at Roulette, 1983. Photo Lona Foote.

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments New
Jerry Hunt  Song Drape 1   Favoriting Song Drapes  Tzadik  1999  Unaccompanied version 1992.   
Malawi Mouse Boys  Kulira Kwambewa (The Crying of the Mouse)   Favoriting Forever is 4 U  Omnivore Records  2016  Ridgewood Radio Theme https://lovesupportunite.org  *  

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Jerry Hunt  Fluud   Favoriting CDCM Computer Music Series, Vol. 1  Centaur Records  1988  Fluud is a system of translation of the mechanisms of austral/boreal trace patterns produced as an aural-visual performance extraction after Robert Fludd (1574-1647) astrologer, mathematician, cosmologist, Qabalist and Rosicrucian apologist.   
Jerry Hunt  Lattice (excerpt)   Favoriting Lattice  Composers Recordings Inc. (CRI)  1996  Recorded 1979. The controlling goals for performance involve the variation and reinforcement of the dynamic and resonance properties of pianoforte tones, particularly with respect to the accumulative non-harmonic resultants.   
Jerry Hunt  Transform (Stream)   Favoriting Cantegral Segment(s)  Irida  1977  Derivatives of continual fricatives from the allophonic sequences built using sounds and structures from Hunt's Cantegral Segment 7 & 16.   
Jerry Hunt  Live Set (excerpt)   Favoriting Roulette Concert  Roulette Intermedium  1985  Ten minutes from a 90-minute performance   
Jerry Hunt  Chimanzzi: Link (1)   Favoriting Haramand Plane: Three Translation Links  Pogus Productions  2013  Created 1993, one of the composer's last works   
Shelley Hirsch & Jerry Hunt  Reaching For Jerry   Favoriting The Far In, Far Out Worlds of Shelley Hirsch  Tzadik  2002  From Hirsch's virtual duet performance piece, For Jerry, using tracks collaged from Hunt's archive.   
Jerry Hunt & Michael Schell  Song Drape 2   Favoriting Sonic Circuits V  Innova Recordings  1997  As instructed, Schell adds material of his choice (LBJ phone calls) over Hunt's track. Michael Schell is also a source for Jerry Hunt archives and scholarship.   
Jerry Hunt & Mike Patton  Song Drape 7 - I Come   Favoriting Song Drapes  Tzadik  1999  Hunt track with Patton text and voice.   
Jerry Hunt & Karen Finley  Song Drape 4 - The Delicate Boy   Favoriting Song Drapes  Tzadik  1999  Hunt track with Finley text and voice.   
Jane Henry  Harlem Hat Dream (Double)   Favoriting janehenry.com    1996  Using a special bow designed after Jerry Hunt prototypes.   
Jerry Hunt  Song Drape 6 - Strip Club   Favoriting Song Drapes  Tzadik  1999  Song Drapes are precomposed accompaniments to unspecified texts, which can be delivered vocally in any manner desired by the performer. Created 1992.   

The Enochian Tablet !V
from Aleister Crowley's Liber LXXXIV bel Chanukah
The Great Watchtower of the East, Attributed to Air

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Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:04pm
david w:

Right from the top have to thank folks who helped me get this Jerry Hunt edition together.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:10pm
listener james from westwood:

Afternoon, David and Ruth and all!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:11pm

Hi all!
Tom H:

That suitcase!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:12pm

Good afternoon David and all. I hope Ruth is done with the grant application stuff
Avatar 3:14pm

Excited to hear this. Hello.David,Ruth & all.
Avatar 3:16pm
Scraps ←ﬕ:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:19pm
david w:

James! djazz! Tom! geez! Scraps! and Fred! welcome. Glad to have some friends around for this one (and yes, Ruth is buying us all dinner tonight in celebration of finishing grants!)
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:23pm

How high;s the music, mama?
6 feet high and rising....
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:24pm
david w:

ngh the poet....
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:24pm

I have to admit, I'm not familiar w/ Jerry Hunt.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:27pm
david w:

He died in '93 and the body of work is not huge, recordings have trickled out, but those who saw him live will never forget.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:32pm
listener james from westwood:

Yay for grant finishing! And for this piece. I too am a newbie to Hunt and am enjoying it!
Michael Schell:

This piece Fluud was made by intentionally overburdening the Synclavier's onboard sequencer so that it would randomly drop some of the trilled notes.
Avatar 3:34pm

The Devil's telegraph.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:38pm
listener james from westwood:

Hello, Ruth's cat!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:39pm
david w:

Michael! I'm so happy to have you here and backing me up!
Michael Schell:

This Lattice CD that David's playing from now is one of the few non-Tzadik Jerry Hunt albums that are still in print. It's even on Spotify
Michael Schell:

David, this was an unexpected pleasure today!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:41pm
david w:

Let's get that oodiscs release up somewhere!
Michael Schell:

A purification after last week's John Luther Adams binge here in Seattle and with Second Inversion, lol
Michael Schell:

The Haramond Plane one is on Spotify but not the others. There's also the video of course. Wonder if the master to that is still around.
Avatar 3:44pm

This is wonderful. Intense.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 3:47pm

Missed the Fluud (they make me work sometimes), but really liking Lattice, great stuff!
Michael Schell:

I believe what's now playing is Hunt's "Transform (stream): core". I just tweeted a photo of him performing it in an Elizabethan collar, a reference to John Dee, notorious for his experiments in necromancy and angelic conversation.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:54pm

Could you set up a bandcamp for that?
Avatar 4:02pm
Scraps ←ﬕ::

I first ran into John Dee in =Aegypt= by John Crowley (a wonderful writer, one of best alive, imo)
Michael Schell:

Fluud is on Spotify at least. THere's a link at http://jerryhunt.org/recworks.htm
Tom H:

David W: I recall him explaining that he was using the "whack" of the suitcase to trigger a move by 2 Radio Shack Chess Challengers, the outcome of which directed some UMatic tapes to fast-wind and drop into play at a certain timecode location. At least that's what I remember from 1986.
Michael Schell:

I remember this banging together of a couple of wooden flats at the 1985 show...
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 4:07pm

Thanks Michael!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:07pm
david w:

@Tom. Yes, he did have tapes search early on before he got his hands on videodisks/
Tom H:

...and it was fast wind against the heads so you'd see this inexplicable streaking for awhile.
Michael Schell:

Did you know that the Tribeca Roulette, where this performance was recorded, is where I met my wife? Not at this event though...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:10pm
david w:

Ah, the history...
Michael Schell:

I'd forgotten about these radio (?) recordings (male voice) in the mix. Do you remember if he was using his Emulator for this gig?
Michael Schell:

Any objection if I add the Roulette photo from Lona to www.jerryhunt.org?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:18pm
david w:

@Michael - I don't remember any boxes other than custom stuff at the Roulette gig. Lona's photo please do!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 4:20pm
Webhamster Henry:

Hi David!
I remember the Jerry Hunt Memorial show at EIF, too bad I never saw him live.
Michael Schell:

Jane, is that you?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:23pm

I am very much enjoying this evening's show
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:24pm
david w:

Jane Henry is credited on Chimanzzi, I have something of hers for later.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:28pm
david w:

Thanks, Stanley. Some more good things coming yet!
Avatar 4:28pm

Very beautiful and unsettling.
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 4:30pm
Webhamster Henry:

Sorry Michael, I'm not Jane!
Michael Schell:

So I see, I was beguiled by the "Henry" part, lol
Jane Henry:

No David, I'm not web hamster. I had the good fortune to see Jerry perform many time over the years, from the early 80s to his last trip to Holland, for his last collaboration with Paul Panhuysen. That was in an old dairy barn, and involved live goats and a double bass, recordings of voices, etc.
But it was his performance at Roulette that absolutely astounded me. It was truly profound. THANK you for playing some of it!
Michael Schell:

Jane, you're one of the few performers that have been brave enough to perform Jerry's music based on his scores!
Avatar 4:39pm
Friendly Ghost:

the Jerry Hunt music is opening a channel, a stream (??) to unknown feelings. thankful to be hearing it for the first time
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:42pm
david w:

@Mr. Ghost, wait until you dream tonight!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 4:42pm

We're hunting a web of hamsters... apparently (this is what I got out of today's comments.

Gotta find Hunt's Tzadik releases, they should be the easiest to find.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:44pm
david w:

ngh, there are two on tzadik, one of which I did not touch for this show.
Michael Schell:

http://jerryhunt.org/recworks.htm has info and links to all the released recordings I'm aware of.
Tom H:

Wonder if any of Jerry's video works with David Dowe have surfaced. Several online mentions.
Avatar 4:54pm

This is all so brilliant.
My first exposure to Jerry Hunt.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:54pm
david w:

I am going to run out of time for what I had planned but will include it all in the archive.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:56pm
david w:

Special thanks for Jane Henry and Michael Schell and Shelley Hirsch!
Avatar 4:56pm

Thanks, David, Michael, Ruth and all.
Michael Schell:

David, will the permalink to the stream be posted to http://wfmu.org/playlists/RH?
Avatar 4:57pm
Friendly Ghost:

endless thanks
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:58pm
david w:

yes, i will have this available in the archive by tomorrow
Jane Henry:

Thanks David! Two hours of Jerry Hunt is heaven!
Tom H:

Thanks for this wonderful afternoon of listening.
Michael Schell:

Great David, I'll link to it from the Web site. What an unexpected treat for a Wednesday afternoon!
Avatar 🥁 Swag For Life Member 5:00pm
listener james from westwood:

Many thanks, folks!
Michael Schell:

Jane are you on Twitter or Facebook currently?
Jane Henry:

No, never. Only email.
Michael Schell:

Nice, thanks. Hope you're enjoying Texas.
Jane Henry:

Michael, drop a line sometime!
ilan volkov:

amazing to have this programme! when will someone release the complete roulette show?
thanks a lot David!
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