Options Ridgewood Radio with David Weinstein: Playlist from September 19, 2018 Options

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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 September 19, 2018: Exposed Thoughts

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A frame from Michael Snow’s film, New York Eye and Ear Control (1964),
with soundtrack by Albert Ayler, Don Cherry, others.

Exposed Thoughts, a solo, a duo, a trio, and a big band
all working untethered while remaining locked in to the moment,
with Jerome Cooper, Myra Melford & Leroy Jenkins,
Aki Onda, Alan Licht, & Michael Snow, and a reference constellation from Sun Ra.

Artist Track Album Label Year Comments
Sun Ra  The World of the Myth “I”   Options My Brother The Wind Vol. II  Evidence  1992  From the Sun Ra & His Astro Infinity Arkestra album recorded 1969-70 in NYC. 
Malawi Mouse Boys  Kulira Kwambewa   Options Forever is 4 U  Omnivore Records  2016  Ridgewood Radio Theme https://lovesupportunite.org 
Music behind DJ:
David W 
The Thinker   Options Ridgewood Noise Library  Beautiful Drummer  2018  I thought I saw that. 
Jerome Cooper  Live Concert Recording   Options Roulette Concert Series  Roulette Intermedium roulette.org  27 Oct. 2000  Excerpt from Points of Reference, a performance "divided by constantly replicating dimensions multiplied by the folding and stretching and layering and branching and joining again." 
Myra Melford & Leroy Jenkins  Live Concert Recording   Options Roulette Concert Series  Roulette Intermedium roulette.org  21 April 2006  Pianist/composer Melford with violinist/composer Jenkins in free improv sets. 
Sun Ra & His Arkestra  A Fireside Chat With Lucifer   Options A Fireside Chat With Lucifer (Remastered)  Enterplanetary Koncepts  2014  Issued in limited edition by Sun Ra in 1983 (Saturn Gemini). Digital restoration by Michael D. Anderson and WFMU's Irwin Chusid, administrator of Sun Ra's archive. 
Aki Onda/Michael Snow/Alan Licht  Live Concert Recording   Options Roulette Concert Series  Roulette Intermedium roulette.org  9 March 2007  Sets of "not-totally-indeterminate improvisations, utlilizing synthesizer, shortwave radio, cassettes, electronics, guitar, piano, guitar and bass amplifiers, glissandos, dynamics, hiss, electrical interference, feedback, feedback loops, and tools." 

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 9/19/18 3:00pm listener james from westwood:

How do, Ridgewoodians and all!
Avatar Wed. 9/19/18 3:01pm david w:

Hey James! And everyone!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/19/18 3:02pm Stanley:

Help! The Mouseboys (dives for cover)
Avatar Wed. 9/19/18 3:07pm david w:

Yes, Stanley, we are still letting them run free.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 9/19/18 3:17pm listener james from westwood:

Mmmm ... percussive.
Avatar Wed. 9/19/18 3:22pm david w:

Jerome spent some years wandering Bali I believe.
Avatar Wed. 9/19/18 3:25pm northguineahills:

Ah, I have the sndtk on vinyl for NY Eye and Ear Control!
Avatar Wed. 9/19/18 3:27pm david w:

Cool, ngh. There's a bunch more people on there than I listed yes?
Avatar Wed. 9/19/18 3:30pm david w:

And that figure is Carla Bley probably.
Avatar Wed. 9/19/18 3:45pm northguineahills:

oh, yeah! david!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 9/19/18 4:05pm steveo:

hi! just in time for sun ra!
Avatar Wed. 9/19/18 4:06pm david w:

Welcome steveo, just in time for the hour of delicious chaos.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 🎃 Wed. 9/19/18 4:07pm steveo:

yay, thanks; i checked his playlist, irwin's not currently playing sun ra :)
Avatar Wed. 9/19/18 4:08pm david w:

It's in his blood.
Avatar Wed. 9/19/18 4:26pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

I'll be not playing Sun Ra in half an hour, oops
Avatar Wed. 9/19/18 4:30pm northguineahills:

There' an infinite amount of Sun Ra releases.
Avatar Wed. 9/19/18 4:31pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Finding out Sun Ra died before I'd started listening was like finding out the Beatles had broken up, which I guess my parents didn't want to tell me, like the Santa Claus myth.
Avatar Wed. 9/19/18 4:31pm david w:

Infinite being the operative word when it comes to Sun Ra.
Avatar Wed. 9/19/18 4:33pm david w:

There's a Kenzo mix in that story somewhere.
Avatar Wed. 9/19/18 4:40pm northguineahills:

I love Aki!
Avatar Wed. 9/19/18 4:49pm northguineahills:

His live shows are awesome, w/ his slide photography projections and his tapes manipulations.
Avatar Wed. 9/19/18 4:50pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Really awfully nice
Avatar Wed. 9/19/18 4:51pm david w:

I've tried to record Aki in solo shows several times and it is almost impossible to capture for radio, but the live experience is fabulous.
Avatar Wed. 9/19/18 4:53pm david w:

Thanks, Ken. I always try to scramble brains as much as possible before you take flight.
Avatar Wed. 9/19/18 4:56pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Mine's going to be a spacious simpler one this week. This is a fine headclearer.
Avatar Wed. 9/19/18 4:57pm david w:

And thanks everybody! Enjoyed this...
Avatar Wed. 9/19/18 4:58pm Kenzo (Ken's Last Ever):

Up next/now on this Drummer stream, an evocatively healing favorite sound collage: "Decisions, Gratification, Escape"

Messages we need, in a calming base (I need). Hypnotic, dreamy, slow, focused, explosive, evocative, healing, evaporating. (I'll be letting go now.) So good!

Come chat here! wfmu.org...
Avatar Wed. 9/19/18 4:59pm northguineahills:

Thanks david!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Wed. 9/19/18 5:00pm Stanley:

Great listen.
Thanks David
Avatar Wed. 9/19/18 5:00pm david w:

My pleasure.
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