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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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Options July 17, 2019: Breathing on the Moon

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Astrolinguistics anyone?

Pieces of music that challenge time but protect space, with concert recordings from
David First’s ensemble, Esther Venrooy & Heleen Van Haegenborgh duo,
Jarryd Lowder solo, Judy Dunaway/Yasunao Tone/Dan Evans-Farkas trio,
and a few wrinkles.

Artist Track Album Label Year Comments
Crustation  Purple   Options YouTube Video  Jive  1997  J Dilla Remix (attributions disputed) 
Malawi Mouse Boys  Kulira Kwambewa   Options Forever is 4 U  Omnivore Records  2016  Ridgewood Radio Theme https://lovesupportunite.org 
Music behind DJ:
David W 
Takeoff   Options Ridgewood Radio Noise Library  Beautiful Drummer  2019  Landing 
Esther Venrooy & Heleen Van Haegenborgh  Concert Recording   Options Roulette Concert Series  Roulette Archive  26 Sept. 2008  Excerpts from a piece entitled Mock Interiors with Van Haegenborgh (piano and harmonium)
 and Venrooy (electronics). 
The Western Enisphere  Concert Recording (excerpt)   Options Roulette Concert Series  Roulette Archive  14 Nov 2017  David First's collaborative ensemble with the composer on Guitar, Harmonica, Slide Whistle, HF signal generators/AM radios; Jeanann Dara – Viola; Sam Kulik – Trombone; Jeff Tobias – Bass Clarinet; Ian Douglas-Moore – Guitar; Danny Tunick – Percussion. 
Judy Dunaway, Dan Evans Farkas, Yasunao Tone  Concert Recording (excerpt)   Options Roulette Concert Series  Roulette Archive  11 Nov 1995  Improvisation for balloons (Judy Dunaway), wounded CDs (Yasunao Tone of Fluxus fame), low tech (Dan Evans Farkas of toys and damaged electronics), comedian (Lou Acierno of ABCNoRio) in a collaboration. 
DAGA Beatmaker  1928 / 808   Options YouTube Video  Dagabeatmaker  2016  The haters are working overtime on this person. 
Jarryd Lowder  Concert Recording   Options Roulette Concert Series  Roulette Archive  4 Dec 1999  Duo/Toggle, an interactive work, in which audience members improvise with Lowder using toggle switches. 
Seether  Across The Universe   Options iTunes Originals  UMG (on behalf of The Bicycle Music Company)  2008  The Beatles' / John Lennon classic covered with Shaun Morgan, vocals. 
Rich  All I Do   Options Growing Pains  CD Baby (on behalf of Addicted to Music)  2009  J Dilla beat, again with attributions confused. 

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 7/17/19 2:59pm listener james from westwood:

How do, all! Planet Earth is blue, and there's nothing I can do.
Avatar Wed. 7/17/19 3:00pm david w:

I tried to fit some Bowie in today. Hi, james!
Avatar Wed. 7/17/19 3:02pm geezerette:

Hey there,David,Ruth and all!
Hiya, James!
Avatar Wed. 7/17/19 3:02pm david w:

geez, yay!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 7/17/19 3:02pm chresti:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/17/19 3:03pm Stanley:

Hi David
(dives for cover)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/17/19 3:04pm Webhamster Henry:

Hello Ridgewood!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/17/19 3:05pm coelacanth∅:

greetings David & Ruth and others
Avatar Wed. 7/17/19 3:09pm david w:

and chresti! and Stanley (eternally sorry for that) and Henry and coel. Always great to see you all....
Avatar Wed. 7/17/19 3:13pm david w:

Henry I saw what you wrote on Mary Wing's comments, that was very kind.
Avatar Wed. 7/17/19 3:14pm still b/p:

Space music. It's Tangy.
Avatar Wed. 7/17/19 3:15pm david w:

Perfect assessment, still b/p. Spacey yet tangy today. Cool when you can be both, methinks.
Avatar Wed. 7/17/19 3:16pm Schell:

David, that's Lester Bowie, right???
Avatar Wed. 7/17/19 3:17pm david w:

What is the frequency, Dr. Schell?
Avatar Wed. 7/17/19 3:19pm Schell:

The frequency? Why it's 104.9 FM Seattle, home of my new show on Hollow Earth Radio debuting tomorrow at 9pm Pacific Time. Then again, Dan Rather might say otherwise...
Avatar Wed. 7/17/19 3:20pm david w:

Ah, the radioverse gets richer. Congrats.
Avatar Wed. 7/17/19 3:22pm Schell:

Compared to Ridgewood Radio it'll be like Magic Johnson's baby hook vs. Boston compared to Kareem, but it's still gonna be fun. Radical new music from the Northwest and beyond.
Avatar Wed. 7/17/19 3:26pm david w:

But you see Sir Schell, that if I had been consulting with your scholarly sporting self, I would have seen that Lester Bowie would enrrich my theme, so there!
Avatar Wed. 7/17/19 3:28pm Schell:

As is pertinent to radio types, though, and as you know, the last names are pronounced differently.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 7/17/19 3:29pm chresti:

Avatar Wed. 7/17/19 3:29pm Schell:

But Lester has been more in my consciousness of late. I have a 50YA theme going, and right now that lands us square in the flurry of inaugural Paris-era Art Ensemble of Chicago activity.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/17/19 3:29pm Stanley:

That was excellent
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/17/19 3:31pm doctorjazz:

Hi David and listeners.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 7/17/19 3:32pm fred:

Good afternoon David, Ruth and listeners
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/17/19 3:33pm Webhamster Henry:

First likes his drones.
Avatar Wed. 7/17/19 3:34pm david w:

Cool, Stanley. I wish I knew more about those two, pretty unconventional construction and textures and use of tech.
Avatar Wed. 7/17/19 3:35pm david w:

doctorjazz and fred, welcome to the outer limits!
Avatar Wed. 7/17/19 3:36pm david w:

First also likes his seconds.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/17/19 3:38pm Webhamster Henry:

David 1st and I tried to get together an internet droning protest when Trump was inaugurated, but the software was not cooperating.
Avatar Wed. 7/17/19 3:41pm david w:

Sort of like blasting heavy metal at Noriega?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/17/19 3:51pm Webhamster Henry:

More like a soothing, healing scream into the void.
Avatar Wed. 7/17/19 3:52pm still b/p:

When authorities blast Noriega or Koresh & Co. with music, I don't grasp the premise. "There could be danger and unpredictability if we go in with force, so let's make the dangerous unpredictable person highly stressed and edgy with an extended aural assault. The perfect defuser."
Avatar Wed. 7/17/19 3:53pm david w:

This history of music as a weapon is super interesting, but I digress...
Avatar Wed. 7/17/19 3:54pm geezerette:

still b / p, , kind of a Dr. Strangelove solution.
Avatar Wed. 7/17/19 3:55pm david w:

And yet... I think an article in the long lost Spin magazine could be a good starting place for those curious.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/17/19 3:55pm Webhamster Henry:

Joshua fit the battle of Jericho...
Avatar Wed. 7/17/19 3:56pm geezerette:

...or Joseph Heller.
Avatar Wed. 7/17/19 3:58pm geezerette:

Well, this sounds like the moon to me!
Avatar Wed. 7/17/19 4:00pm david w:

Although they say Neil Armstrong played something like Montovani in his helmet.
Avatar Wed. 7/17/19 4:01pm geezerette:

haha! not Mancini?!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/17/19 4:05pm Webhamster Henry:

1995 ! whoa!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 7/17/19 4:07pm fred:

I like this!
Avatar Wed. 7/17/19 4:08pm david w:

They are decidedly wack, but smart... and listening.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 7/17/19 4:28pm fred:

I know of a bunch of projects using the audience's phones as speakers or as a way to interact with the sound (or both). But this is from 1999!
Avatar Wed. 7/17/19 4:29pm david w:

Yes, probably actual wires running into the audience!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 7/17/19 4:37pm fred:

An advantage of wires is they won't be overloaded if too many people show up (happened to Wi-Fi in two recent performances I heard about from the beleaguered dev in charge of it). Then again, who would plan for many people showing up at such a thing?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/17/19 4:39pm Webhamster Henry:

I did a show that I encouraged people to bring FM radios to because I was micro broadcasting it, but nobody did.
Avatar Wed. 7/17/19 4:40pm david w:

I've seen several of these wi-fi phone performances crash. Then again, I've seen some magical things done too. Its evolving and perhaps has a future.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/17/19 4:40pm Webhamster Henry:

There was a binaural piece that would have sounded nicer on headphones.
Avatar Wed. 7/17/19 4:41pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

I brought an FM radio to a concert that encouraged it and it indeed sounded great.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/17/19 4:44pm Webhamster Henry:

We should do a "bring an FM radio to Monty Hall" show and be all redundant and stuff.
Avatar Wed. 7/17/19 4:45pm david w:

Ken! I thought I saved my old boombox radio for hurricanes and terror attacks but maybe this will be why.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/17/19 4:50pm Stanley:

Wow! Across ihe Universe. We used to sing this up in the Himalayas back in the day.
Bom Shankar everyone.
Avatar Wed. 7/17/19 4:50pm david w:

I just couldn't resist.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 7/17/19 4:52pm chresti:

Thanks David!
Avatar Wed. 7/17/19 4:53pm geezerette:

Wow, so many associations & images in Western Enisphere piece.
Wonderful show!
Thanks always, David, Ruth,and buddies.
(All this and Lennon too. :)
Avatar Wed. 7/17/19 4:54pm david w:

Thank you, chresti, geez and everybody. To the moon! (A toast, not a Trump piece of baloney).
Avatar Wed. 7/17/19 4:55pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Coming up now on this Drummer Radio stream:

New soundscape today! Everything easier, long drones, a story monologue, collage play near end.

Ken's Last Ever playlist chat requests your presence: wfmu.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/17/19 4:55pm Webhamster Henry:

Avatar Wed. 7/17/19 4:57pm Schell:

Thanks David!
Avatar Wed. 7/17/19 4:59pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Avatar Wed. 7/17/19 4:59pm david w:

See you on the dark side!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/17/19 5:08pm coelacanth∅:

Thank yous!
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