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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.

Wednesdays 5 - 7pm (EDT) | On WFMU's Give the Drummer Radio (Info)
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Options September 26, 2018: Nuts & Bolts

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Nuts & Bolts, an edition that focuses on people whose work as engineers and tech innovators,
alongside their own art, made a contribution to the downtown music scene over the years,
with works by Dafna Naphtali, R. Luke Dubois, Matthew Ostrowski,
Stephen Vitiello, Liz Phillips, Eric Singer and others.

Artist Track Album Label Year Comments
David W  Ums   Options Junk Treasure  Cluttered Drive  2000  A montage from the cutting room floor. 
Malawi Mouse Boys  Kulira Kwambewa   Options Forever is 4 U  Omnivore Records  2016  Ridgewood Radio Theme https://lovesupportunite.org 

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Ridgewood Noise Library 

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Dafna Naphtali  Live Concert Recording   Options Roulette Concert Series  Roulette Concert Archive roulette.org  30 March 2000  The singer and sound artist with guitarist Hans Tammen, Paul Geluso on bass, Tom Beyer on drums, and Michael Attias, sax. 
Eric Singer  LEMUR (League of Electronic Musical Robots)   Options WarmUp Concert Series  MoMA/PS1  21 July 2007  The musician/inventor and his longtime associate Leif Krinkle were recorded live in concert at PS1's summer music series with a mechanical automated MIDI and MAX driven guitar, xylophone, drums and percussion, and much more. 
Matthew Ostrowski  Live Concert Recording   Options Roulette Concert Series  Roulette Concert Archive roulette.org  25 April 1998  Vertebra, a solo for computer-driven sampler, featuring his uncle's entire record collection, crazed Polish street poets, and a wide variety of kitchen implements. 
Laurie Anderson  Ethics Is The Esthetics Of The Few-Ture (Lenin) / Song For Juanita   Options Airwaves  One Ten Records  1977  Pieces for the tape bow violin (magnetic recording tape replaces horse-hair on bow and playback head on body of instrument), created with longtime tech associate Bob Bielecki. 
Laurie Anderson & Julia Heyward  Live Concert Recording   Options Nova Convention  Giorno Poetry Systems  1978  The Nova Convention was a three day event that took place at the Entermedia Theatre in NYC as an homage to William S. Burroughs. Produced by Giorno Poetry Systems for WBAI radio. This recording captured from John Giorno's private tapes. 
Stephen Vitiello  Live Concert Recording   Options Roulette Concert Series  Roulette Concert Archive roulette.org  5 Dec 2002  An excerpt from an evening of solo works incorporating photocells, feedback, and field recordings. 
Chris Mann w/ R. Luke Dubois  Live Concert Recording   Options Roulette Concert Series  Roulette Concert Archive roulette.org  12 Nov. 2003  Text and reading ("language is the mechanism whereby you understand what I'm thinking better than I do") by Mann, real-time spectral analysis solution by Dubois. 
Liz Phillips  Live Concert Recording   Options Roulette Concert Series  Roulette Concert Archive roulette.org  2-3 June 2012  Biyuu, (a Japanese word which mimics the sound of bamboo bending in the wind) recorded first at the Edith Read Animal Sanctuary. Working with Butoh dancer, Mariko Endo Reynolds, seen and unseen waves of water, sub audio, audio, radio frequency, ultrasound and light interact with the performer's body to activate sounds (and images). Excerpt. 
Ranjit Bhatnagar  Vexations   Options Clocktower Gallery  Clocktower Radio  2007  A toy piano retrofitted with mechanical automation to play the Erik Satie piano piece that is notated to repeat 840 times. 

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Listener comments!

Avatar 3:01pm fred:

Good afternoon David, Ruth, and listeners
Avatar 3:02pm Sem:

As fred has said.
Avatar 3:04pm fred:

I missed last week's show: I was at a performance of Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker's Fase (music: Piano Phase / Come Out / Violin Phase / Clapping Music)
Avatar 3:09pm david w:

Greetings Fred, hey Sem. Fred never misses an Anna Teresa show barring apocalyptic conditions!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:11pm steveo:

Hello! Photo is an RR original?
Avatar 3:12pm fred:

That's the truth. Not sure about that apocalyptic thing though. I'd sure want to be at such a show in these conditions
Avatar 3:12pm david w:

Heavens no steveo. I steal everything. Lawyers cover your ears (eyes).
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:13pm steveo:

ok whew
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:17pm Doug Schulkind:

Very excited to be doing the five o'clock tango with you, Prof. Weinstein!
Avatar 3:19pm david w:

Yes, Dr. D! An honor, and a classic Drummer mind-scrambler!
Avatar 3:20pm fred:

Doug! How do you fill your days now that you no longer have classes to sleep in?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:22pm Doug Schulkind:

I am waiting for my new job to start. When that will be, I can't say exactly. Hopefully by 1 November.
Avatar 3:23pm fred:

@Doug: Will that make you give up your regular show?
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:26pm Doug Schulkind:

I absolutely will not give up my show. I will attempt to negotiate a flexible schedule that will keep me in my current time slot. If that is not viable, I will either move to later on Fridays (following Hinky Dinky Time) or, if I have to, sometime on the weekend. But the show will for sure continue.
Avatar 3:27pm david w:

Drummers are also jugglers.
Avatar 3:29pm glenn:

that probably explains all the drummers with gaping drumstick shaped head wounds.
Avatar 3:30pm fred:

@Doug: Glad to hear you'll be around. But please don't use eminent domain to move Mayuko out of my listening hours
Avatar 3:35pm david w:

Yay, Doug! and oy, glenn.
Avatar 3:39pm geezerette:

Crunchy! Squeaky! :)

and hello!
Avatar 3:41pm david w:

I don't think there is one sound that repeats or recurs in the whole 38 minutes. Hey, geez!
Avatar 3:47pm fred:

Stefania Pedretti (from Ovo) had a project where she would cut up vegetables and cook, with contact mics all over the place, then share the result with an audience member
Avatar 3:48pm geezerette:

This is one of those pieces that would work as cartoon scores.
Good cartoons!
Avatar 3:52pm geezerette:

Fred, you made me hungry. Or maybe it's the kitchen implements.
Avatar 3:52pm david w:

Cooking food as performance has a long history. One at the old Clocktower Gallery was soup that had audio tape mixed into the pot. The audience did not eat it.
Avatar 3:53pm geezerette:

(!) :D
Avatar Swag For Life Member 3:55pm Doug Schulkind:

I would never move anyone out of a slot they are happy with.
Avatar 3:58pm northguineahills:

david, I was listening to the wave farm stream (or whatever they're called these days) and heard your voice introduce Toshio Kajiwara doing a performance at Roulette in '99.
Avatar 4:00pm david w:

Yeah, that's a great concert. Roulette has a monthly show on Wave Farm's WGXC that I help with. Good catch!
  4:04pm tom h:

How nice to hear the considerably younger MattyO!
Avatar 4:05pm david w:

Oh yeah! I neglected to mention his long career on air at FMU! Hi, Tom!
Avatar 4:22pm fred:

I always thought I preferred esthetics over ethics, because I didn't think the former involved a claim of applying to others. I guess I should find another word
Avatar 4:23pm northguineahills:

O Superman (the genesis). I found a 7 LP set of Laurie's '79 tour, quite amazing......
Avatar 4:24pm fred:

@ngh: are you past that nasty health issue yet?
Avatar 4:26pm geezerette:

David, digging the contextual notes.
Avatar 4:28pm david w:

Well, I've become something of a archivist these last years, but not ready to add doctoring for ngh!
Avatar 4:32pm northguineahills:

@fred: nope, but I have energy for the first time in .... years(????), right now it's just a major annoyance and not affecting my behavior or sleep as much, but it's healing, just at a glacial pace.
Avatar 4:36pm geezerette:

NGH, glad it's getting better!
Avatar 4:40pm fred:

@ngh: not ideal, but I'll take healing at a glacial pace over not healing at all. I hope the healing will speed up
Avatar 4:52pm david w:

The great and under-recognized Lary 7 could easily have been on this program featuring brilliant and generous inventor/designer/composers, but I'm thinking to do a whole show with 7. In case you were drawing up a list of omissions....
Avatar 4:54pm geezerette:

Thanks, David and Ruth!
Avatar 4:55pm Sem:

Sitting quietly in the back taking the whole show in, as usual grateful for the ride. Thank you, DW, team Ridgewood, Ruth, and all. See you next time!
Avatar 4:55pm fred:

@david: I don't know anything about Lary 7. So I'm very much eager to hear this. I'll be away more often, but that sounds like archives I'd want to hear
Avatar 4:56pm geezerette:

Avatar 4:56pm northguineahills:

I can't believe I haven't heard of Chris Mann or Liz Phillips until now!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:57pm steveo:

thanks for the show David, Ruth and any other secret Ridgewoodians lurking in the studio
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:58pm Doug Schulkind:

The first selection on my show is called "Frank the Lima Bean Boy." I thought you would want to know.
Avatar 4:58pm david w:

Thanks, everybody. Lots to follow up on here, so off to the next time!
Avatar 4:59pm david w:

Enjoy, Doug! Beans for everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 4:59pm Doug Schulkind:

They're good for your heart!
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