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Lord Litter’s Radio On Show – The Generations Unlimited Story, Epilogue

The introductory story to the first part of LL’s trilogy on Generations Unlimited can be read here. The introduction to the second part is found here, and here’s part 3. In th epilogue LL makes use of radio interviews to compile a portrait of Conrad Schnitzler, his contribution to the manufacture of German kraut, the genesis of Generations Unlimited and his life in West Berlin, a city that doesn’t exist nomore. All this moulded in a piece of radio art that glows and mesemerises like a wood fire. Word to Lord Litter:…

Don Campau presents Big City Orchestra

Don Campau himself tells us this about Big City Orchestra “I don’t exactly recall how I came into contact with das but it was inevitable. His enormous output and collaborations were well documented in the mags of the time and his local radio shows here in the SF Bay Area became legend quickly. I believe the first time I met him personally was at a radio station in Santa Cruz where he and GX Jupitter-Larsen were destroying vinyl and broadcasting the sounds. Later, in 1990, Eric Muhs and I performed…

Rinus Van Alebeek presents Radio di Vetro -Trilogy-

  Radio di Vetro is a three part radio program, that was first broadcasted live from Rome. It was an unofficial official part of the Teatri di Vetro festival. The three parts are called Masquerade A Short History of Theatre Cut Heads Cut Money   While in Masquerade the content is made up of tape noises put together in an abstract collagist way, the second and third part are informative and give insight in power relations and historic characters (fictional or not). The third, conclusive part contains a manifesto of…

RETROGRADE by Alan Dunn and Manchester School of Art

Alan Dunn started his career here on Radio On with his plunderphonic joyrides of britpop, radiovoices and historical events. It had a taste of nostalgia, bliss and the ordinary, maybe the essence of British pain. A new development in his contributions were the works he did with others, as an educator and an aritst. Retrogade is a fine collage with a slight hint of 20th century science-fiction, and, surprisingly enough, it is also an artistic evolution of the close-to-life documentaries, shot with handheld camera that were introduced in the 1970s….