WFMU Record Fair & Pat Birch - 05/09/16

Who hears music feels his solitude peopled at once. ---Robert Browning
Who hears music feels his solitude peopled at once. ---Robert Browning

21st Century Schizoid Man is a song by the progressive rock band King Crimson from their debut album
In the Court of the Crimson King. Clocking at nearly seven and a half minutes, the song is notable
for its heavily distorted vocals sung by Greg Lake, and its instrumental middle section, 'Mirrors'.
Most of the song is in either 4/4 or 6/8 time, save for the end of the song, which is in free time.
21st Century Schizoid Man is a song by the progressive rock band King Crimson

Sex and Broadcasting follows Ken Freedman, the manager and leader of the world’s oldest freeform
radio station, WFMU, and his fight to keep the station afloat through an economic collapse, in a
dying industry, with an increasingly Internet-addicted audience.
[ Nicholas Croft with WFMU Station Manager Ken Freedman @ The WFMU Record Fair ]
Nicholas Croft with Ken Freedman

Zbig Vision Scholar, Social Diarist and Eccentric Nicholas Croft speaks with Station Manager Ken Freedman
about WFMU's Jewish Programming in relation to the work of loop soundscape guitarist Robert Fripp
WFMU's Jewish Programming in relation to the work of loop soundscape guitarist Robert Fripp.

Chuck Bettis was raised in the fertile harDCore soil, nourished within Baltimore's enigmatic avant garde
gatherings, and currently blossoming in New York's downtown musical tribe. His unique blend of
electronics and throat has led him into various collaborations with great musicians from around the globe.
Chuck Bettis was raised in the fertile harDCore soil.

JG Thirlwell is a composer-producer-performer based in Brooklyn NY. He was born in Melbourne,
Australia, where he studied art at Melbourne State College for two years before moving to London in 1978.
After working with experimental group Nurse With Wound, Thirlwell started making his own
records in 1980, initially releasing them on his own Self Immolation label.
JG Thirlwell is a composer-producer-performer based in Brooklyn NY.

A gentle night of solitude for Nicholas Croft at home accompanied
by the ethereal soundscape music of Noveller.
...a gentle night of solitude for Nicholas Croft at home.

Pat Birch, Zbigniew Rybczyński's choreographer for his PBS Great Performances video The Orchestra (1990),
is getting around these days. It was so meaningful to hear Patricia speak during the Dance On Camera
Festival @ The Film Society of Lincoln Center this past February. And now Pat is slated to appear
in a benefit @ The Martha Graham Dance Studio in June. Life's small favors continue to give courage.
Pat Birch, Zbigniew Rybczyński's choreographer for his PBS Great Performances video The Orchestra (1990), is getting around these days.

To make the script, you need ideas, and for me a lot of times, a final script is made up of many
fragments of ideas that came at different times. ---David Lynch
[ Nicholas Croft @ home in Kensington, Brooklyn with loop soundscape guitarist Sarah Lipstate ]
With Choreographer / Dancer Lucy Kerr in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

Everyone responds to kindness. ---Richard Gere
[ Another satisfying lunch time of free-flowing conversation with Priya @ Cafe Tibet ]
Another satisfying lunch time of free-flowing conversation with Priya @ Cafe Tibet.

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