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Occasional Radio is an idiosyncratic and irregular program of hour-long shows partly compiled by the studio and partly by friends and selected contributors. There are no technical, stylistic or genre limitations, except from the fact that the principal purpose of the series is to broadcast avant-garde and galvanising contents.

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Occasional Radio is an idiosyncratic and irregular program of hour-long shows partly compiled by the studio and partly by friends and selected contributors. There are no technical, stylistic or genre limitations, except from the fact that the principal purpose of the series is to broadcast avant-garde and galvanising contents.

    If It Works It’s Obsolete

    If It Works It’s Obsolete

    Playboy: Have you ever taken LSD yourself? Marshal McLuhan: No, I never have. I'm an observer in these matters, not a participant. The episode features: Les Halles, Visible Cloaks, Spirit & Form, Kosmische Keuterboeren, Raju Arara and Hare Akedod.

    Quotations Are Useful in Periods of Ignorance or Obscurantist Beliefs

    Quotations Are Useful in Periods of Ignorance or Obscurantist Beliefs

    Pacific City Sound Visions is an experimental and contemporary new age, futuristic record label founded and ran by Spencer Clark (well known for his duo project with James Ferraro, The Skaters). The label releases a multitude of Clark’s aliases such as Fourth World Magazine and Typhonian Highlife alongside a selection collaborations in which he himself takes part in. The episode features: Star Searchers, The Fanfare of the Ascension of Thee Facehugger, H.R. Giger's Studiolo, Fourth World Magazine Volume, Typhonian Highlife, Tarzana and Monopoly Child Star Searchers.

    Before Enlightenment; Chop Wood, Carry Water. After Enlightenment; Chop Wood, Carry Water

    Before Enlightenment; Chop Wood, Carry Water. After Enlightenment; Chop Wood, Carry Water

    Space Age Recordings and Fierce Recordings are two British independent record labels that not only released music from Spacemen3, but were the godfathers of the shoegazer and drone-rock scenes which blossomed in the U.K. at the end of the 1980’s with obvious affinity with the sounds of The Velvet Underground, Sonic Youth and Suicide. This episode features also other bands from their catalogue, including a piece from the controversial album ‘LIE: The Love & Terror Cult’ by Charles Manson. The episode features: Angus MacLise, Spacemen 3, Spectrum, Experimental Audio Research, Sonic boom, Octal and Charles Manson.

    To Insist On A Single Theme Is Annoying

    To Insist On A Single Theme Is Annoying

    Hippos In Tanks was a Los Angeles based record label founded in 2010 by Barron Machat and Travis Woolsey. Inactive since late 2015 due to Barron Machat’s passing in a car crash in Miami. The label, named after the novel by Jack Kerouac and William S. Burroughs ‘And the Hippos Were Boiled in Their Tanks’, started as a radio program but became in just a couple of year the benchmark for a new wave of Internet age experimental artists such as Dean Blunt, Laurel Halo and James Ferraro. The episode features: D’Eon, Dean Blunt, James Ferraro, Hype Williams, White Car, Triad God, Bodyguard, Laurel Halo, Sleep ∞ Over.

    Explore Adjacencies. Lack Judgment. Postpone Criticism

    Explore Adjacencies. Lack Judgment. Postpone Criticism

    Bruce Mau wrote this sentence in 1998 in his Incomplete Manifesto for Growth. The rest of the music is composed with sounds collected while browsing the Internet during the week of the incredible high tide that dramatically hit Venice.

    Rest and Be Kind, You Don’t Have to Prove Anything

    Rest and Be Kind, You Don’t Have to Prove Anything

    Coloursound Library is a Munich based experimental, progressive library label, established in 1979, created by Gunter Greffenius. Artwork paintings were often created by his wife Waltraud Greffenius. Notes on records report intringuing descriptions such as: “Documentary and industrial underlays for current themes of modern life”, “Computer Data Sound, the overture to a new era in music”, “Music suitable for heavy industry, production lines, demolitions, earth movements, biological research, laboratories, mines, oil rigs, light industry including electronics”, “Contemporary synthesizer underscores played by computers; depicting future technologies in today's process”, “Contemporary industrial moods depicting product and fabrication”, “Positive music statements for the commercial creative and business worlds”, "Continuous atmospheric sounds for enigmatic landscapes, metaphysical situations and prehistorical periods". The episode features: Joel Vandroogenbroeck, Eric Vann, Peter Lüdemann, Alessandro Alessandroni, Klaus Weiss and John Tender.

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