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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 25, 2018: Fluid Culture

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Jin Hi Kim

Fluid Culture, featuring glimpses of Korean Flamenco,
Japanese Tango, and American Honkyoku, all flowing through tracks
by Ikue Mori, Tenko, Jin Hi Kim, Ned Rothenberg, Lou Harrison, and more

Artist Track Album Label Year Comments
György Ligeti  Piano Etudes. Book 2 - 14a. Coloana Fara Sfârşit   Options Ligeti: Mechanical Music  Sony Classical  1997  (Column without End), adapted By [For Player Piano] – Francis Bowdery, composed as part of a set written between 1988–1994. 
Malawi Mouse Boys  Kulira Kwambewa (The Crying of the Mouse)   Options Forever is 4 U  Omnivore Records  2016  Ridgewood Radio Theme https://lovesupportunite.org 
Music behind DJ:
Chatterbed   Options Ridgewood  Drummer  2018  David W harmless loop of unrelated samples 
Ikue Mori & Tenko  Live Concert Recording   Options Roulette Concert Series  Roulette Intermedium, roulette.org  16 April 94  Mori, drum machines; Tenko, voice, performing pieces from their Death Praxis project. 
Jin Hi Kim  Live Concert Recording   Options Roulette Concert Series  Roulette Intermedium, roulette.org  6 April 01  Komungo and electric, processed komungo (Korean zither with bridges and frets). 
Ned Rothenberg  Do Omoi   Options The Crux  Leo Records   1993  Shakuhachi solo from selected solo works 1989-92. 
Leroy Jenkins  To Run (Vivace)   Options Driftwood ‎– The Art Of Improvisation  Mutable Music  2005  Percussion – Rich O'Donnell; Piano – Denman Maroney; Pipa – Min Xiao-Fen; Violin – Leroy Jenkins. Recorded October 8, 2004 at the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM) concert. 
Lou Harrison  Labyrinth No. 3   Options Labrynth  Hat Hut  2000  Maelström Percussion Ensemble performs the 1941 piece scored for 11 percussionists. Can't explain the different spellings. 

Listener comments!

  Wed. 7/25/18 3:10pm geezerette:

Hello, David, Ruth, people of Ridgewood.
Gonna zip back and forth, Irwin's doing Moondog. Conflict!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/25/18 3:11pm fred:

Good afternoon David, Ruth, geezerette and listeners
Avatar Wed. 7/25/18 3:11pm david w:

Thanks, geez! Enjoy!
Avatar Wed. 7/25/18 3:15pm david w:

Good evening , Fred. Eclectic mix today, yet curiously related (beyond the obvious).
Avatar Wed. 7/25/18 3:15pm Sem:

Hello, David, the Ridgewood cadre, radio friends.
Avatar Wed. 7/25/18 3:17pm david w:

Hey, Sem. Kinda quiet here today. Slow summer day, no big projects in the gallery upstairs, and storms approaching.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/25/18 3:17pm fred:

This is a great set
Avatar Wed. 7/25/18 3:19pm david w:

This set showcases the high point of Ikue's first fully electronic rig. 3 drum machines, I believe. And Tenko was in full flower.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/25/18 3:22pm fred:

@David: Have you ever seen a Sinawi performance? It's traditional improvised music from Korea, and can get close to free jazz
Avatar Wed. 7/25/18 3:24pm geezerette:

Oh god, I like this too! A lot!
Avatar Wed. 7/25/18 3:26pm david w:

@fred: never in person but I place several forms of Korean traditional music high on my list of "musical things that have astounded me" including for form, phrasing, timbre, and that unique wavy thing.
Avatar Wed. 7/25/18 3:27pm geezerette:

Fred, gonna search that on youtube! Glad you mentioned. :)
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/25/18 3:52pm fred:

I love this set too. The processing is a nice twist
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/25/18 4:00pm steveo:

hi! so good!
Avatar Wed. 7/25/18 4:03pm david w:

Yes, after years of hearing musicians tackle this angle, Jin Hi Kim emerges as tastefully restrained, which ages well. Also hard-working, wildly creative and open-minded, etc etc.
Avatar Wed. 7/25/18 4:04pm david w:

Hey, steveo! You know how much I like to see you happy!
Avatar Wed. 7/25/18 4:07pm geezerette:

Jin Hi Kim, gorgeous.
Avatar Wed. 7/25/18 4:25pm coelacanth∅:

greetings David and Ridgies
Avatar Wed. 7/25/18 4:25pm geezerette:

So pure.
Avatar Wed. 7/25/18 4:26pm geezerette:

Coel, :)
Avatar Wed. 7/25/18 4:26pm david w:

Greets back, coel. Starting you out with a shoulder rub.
Avatar Wed. 7/25/18 4:27pm coelacanth∅:

this is very good (but so much i've missed, whilst being "ionised")
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/25/18 4:27pm fred:

I don't know why it took me so long to clicky-star the whole show
Avatar Wed. 7/25/18 4:28pm coelacanth∅:

ah okay! a shoulder rub's a good start!
Avatar Wed. 7/25/18 4:28pm david w:

Fred, you were in the zone.
Avatar Wed. 7/25/18 4:28pm coelacanth∅:

hey g!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/25/18 4:37pm fred:

Today, I noticed a pipa-shaped USB key in my boss' office that he got at a conference in China last year. This year's in Paris, and they looked at prices for Eiffel Tower shaped keys: €30 (these hold the proceedings). Then they thought of having the keys embedded in a wind bottle cork: €2. Now they're seriously considering putting those into actual wine bottles as giveaways, that could still fit in the budget
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/25/18 4:39pm steveo:

Avatar Wed. 7/25/18 4:41pm coelacanth∅:

i'm so used to weird synchronicity.
this reminds me of "ionisation", several performances of which i listened to last thing before tuning in.
Avatar Wed. 7/25/18 4:42pm david w:

Oh, Fred. When I worked for MoMA/PS1 we had keychain radios tuned to our frequency made in China. 15 cents US!! each.
Avatar Wed. 7/25/18 4:42pm coelacanth∅:

it's like ionisation,part 2.
Avatar Wed. 7/25/18 4:44pm coelacanth∅:

(my playlist is not updating, so i don't know....maybe it actually is)
Avatar Wed. 7/25/18 4:46pm david w:

Sorry, late on the update. It's Lou Harrison 1941. Ionisation is 1929 ish.
Avatar Wed. 7/25/18 4:46pm northguineahills:

Been so busy at work, I couldn't get my woofmoo on....
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/25/18 4:47pm fred:

@david: I guess MoMA had some business savvy people around. Scientific conferences tend to be organized by scientists (especially lower profile ones like ISMIR), who are not exactly used to do business (though Spotify is basically buying out the field these days)
Avatar Wed. 7/25/18 4:50pm Sem:

What sounds, what sounds, what sounds. Earholes smiling, thank you, DW, and Ridgewood collective. Much obliged.
Avatar Wed. 7/25/18 4:52pm david w:

NGH, time out now?
Avatar Wed. 7/25/18 4:54pm david w:

Thank you Sem and everyone! Nice little adventure!
Avatar Wed. 7/25/18 4:57pm coelacanth∅:

i'm amused to think that, to many wfmu listeners, this is a more accessible version of "ionisation", when most people in general would be saying this is just noise!
Avatar Wed. 7/25/18 4:57pm northguineahills:

Yeah, finished most of my urgent work, boss and coworkers left. Headache abating.

Thanks David!
Avatar Wed. 7/25/18 4:57pm geezerette:

Superb show! Thanks,David!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/25/18 4:57pm steveo:

super show, thank you
Avatar Wed. 7/25/18 4:58pm david w:

Yay, all!
Avatar Wed. 7/25/18 4:58pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Today right now almost, on Ken's Last Ever at 5pm ET...something lovely and interested! Strange sound once collaged live, altogether here: wfmu.org...
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 7/25/18 4:58pm fred:

Fantastic show, thanks David
Avatar Wed. 7/25/18 4:58pm coelacanth∅:

Thanks David!
Avatar Wed. 7/25/18 5:00pm northguineahills:

Always loved Lou Harrison!
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