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Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza

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A live, improvised sound collage experiment, going back 25 years, weaving mesmerizing new soundscapes from found and collected materials right in the present moment.

A live, improvised sound collage experiment, going back 25 years, weaving mesmerizing new soundscapes from found and collected materials right in the present moment.
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East Orange, NJ

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WFMU

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A live, improvised sound collage experiment, going back 25 years, weaving mesmerizing new soundscapes from found and collected materials right in the present moment.

Language:

English


Episodes

Sense of Ongoing Everness (when it gets dark we'll go home) (Show #481/667) | Download full MP3 from Aug 21, 2019

8/21/2019
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Cowboy Junkies - "Sweet Jane (live)" - The Trinity Session [Velvet Underground/Lou Reed cover] Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza - "Give the Drummer Radio live stream" Lou Reed - "Perfect Day" - Transformer Jonathan Pryce, Michael Palin - "I got the right man" - Brazil Jonathan Pryce, Michael Palin - "Interrogate Tuttle at the same voltage as Buttle" - Brazil Oscar Quitak or Harold Innocent or John Grillo or Ralph Nossek or David Gant - "Reading of charges" - Brazil Jonathan Pryce,...

Duration:02:12:42

Decisions, Gratification, Escape (Show #535/613/666) | Download full MP3 from Aug 14, 2019

8/14/2019
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PSA - "Be a teacher" Ken - "The beginning of the show" Random Rab - "Apparently" - Visurreal [Many loops] Ken - "I think I just made it (just this much time)" Random Rab - "Apparently" - Visurreal [Many loops] Ken - "I'm preparing (a portal for the present moments)" Random Rab - "Apparently" - Visurreal [Loops] David Weinstein - "Promo Ken's Last Ever last week" - Ridgewood Radio on WFMU's GTDR 7/19/17 Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza - "Dreams, impossiblity, love (with East...

Duration:01:57:59

Layers of Indirection (The party is over when the host serves you a pumpkin.) (Show #438/665) | Download full MP3 from Aug 7, 2019

8/7/2019
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Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza - "Layers of Indirection (The party is over when the host serves you a pumpkin.)" - Show #438, from Aug. 2, 2012 [http://lastever.org] Michael Boddicker - "Closing credits" - The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension Dan Seward - "His radio show in Hudson, NY" - Battlefield Earth on WGXC 7/31/12 Stone Roses - "I Wanna Be Adored" Stone Roses - "I Wanna Be Adored" Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza - "Mangler Seen" - Live on WFMU...

Duration:01:56:24

You Can't Separate Them Later, + (Show #664) | Download full MP3 from Jul 31, 2019

7/31/2019
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Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza - "You Can't Separate Them Later" - Show #609, from Aug. 22, 2018 [(as long as you don't choose, everything remains possible)] Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza - "New Whirled Symphony" - From 1/10/18 The Police - "Every Breath You Take (Kenzo ambient guitar mix)" Ken - "Intro from "New Whirled Symphony" 1/10/18" Ken - "Intro "today" talking to intro January" The Beatles - "Eleanor Rigby (Strings Only)" Radiohead - "Let Down loops" [Not the leaked...

Duration:01:56:39

It Can Be Simple (witnessing) (Show #662) | Download MP3 from Jul 17, 2019

7/24/2019
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Pythagoron™ - "Untitled (1)" - Pythagoron Pythagoron™ - "Untitled (2)" - Pythagoron Ken - "So simple today" Brian Eno - "New Space Music" - Neroli (Thinking Music Part IV) (Expanded Edition) Ken - "Young lovers monologue" [Everywhere I go, people are talking. They're just talking. I'm not sure if they're talking about anything. Last night, they talked and talked, up into an almost frenzied anxiety. And suddenly, there wasn't any talking. Suddenly, it was very sudden, no talking at...

Duration:01:57:23

Dream to Me (It's all so easy once you let go) (Show #663/497) | Download MP3 from Jul 24, 2019

7/24/2019
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Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza - "Dream to Me (It's all so easy once you let go)" - Show #497, from Jan. 15, 2014 Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza - "Beginnings come out of nowhere (Trust)" - Beginnings come out of nowhere: 8/21/13, show #468 [Samples &amp audio: http://lastever.org/show/130821] Mystery New York Gospel Trio - "This little light of mine 1" - Bleecker Street between Thompson and Sullivan [Recorded & mastered by Steve Fitch. Details & full audio] Hal Hartley -...

Duration:01:58:54

I Believe (our favorite children) (Show #473) | Download MP3 from Jul 3, 2019

7/4/2019
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R.E.M. - "I Believe" - Lifes Rich Pageant Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza - "Give the Drummer Radio live stream" Amanda Nazario - "Making a decision is sometimes hard" - Nazario Scenario on WFMU's GTDR 9/11/13 Amanda Nazario - "Such a sad, domestic situation" - Nazario Scenario on WFMU's GTDR 9/11/13 Gary Null, Alan Yurko - "Shaken Baby Syndrome, Vaccines and the Legal System" - Gary Null Show - August 8, 2004 SubtleTea - "Talk to the Hand: The Thematic Tale of Rejection...

Duration:01:53:48

New Whirled Symphony (Show #566/659) | Download full MP3 from Jun 26, 2019

6/26/2019
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Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza - "Snow flows" - Live today! The Police - "Every Breath You Take" [Loops] Ogurusu Norihide - "4:04" Telephone - "Live phone dialtone, error sound" Ken - "Is something going to happen? Are you in your life yet?" Ken with Ogurusu Norihide - "Did you make the right choice? Does it matter?" Antonín Dvořák - "Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op. 95 "From the New World": III. Molto vivace" [My Dad's favorite symphony, now with layers. A.k.a. New World...

Duration:01:59:00

The Hypnosis Juggling Co-op (without judgment) (Show #491/657) | Download full MP3 from Jun 19, 2019

6/19/2019
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Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza - "The Hypnosis Juggling Co-op (without judgment)" - Show #491, from Dec. 18, 2013 Diane Cluck - "Perigee Moon (zither only)" [Ken's zither mix 12/18/13] Space sounds - "Agena Mission Failure 651025" - Gemini Bionic Boogie - "Dance Little Dreamer" - DISCOgraphy LP Space sounds - "Agena Mission Failure 651025" - Gemini Diane Cluck - "Perigee Moon (zither only)" [Ken's zither mix 12/18/13] Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza - "Give the Drummer Radio...

Duration:01:57:54

Act and Move On & Long and gentle (How many mistakes?) (Show #636/436/443) | Download full MP3 from Mar 6, 2019

6/17/2019
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Set: Act & Move On (If you miss the faux pearls, you get the ducks.) Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza - "Act and Move On (If you miss the faux pearls, you get the ducks.)" - Show #436, from July 5, 2012 Datach'i - "Take Off Your Face" My Fun (Justin Hardison) - "Fireworks" - The Quality of Something Audible Bryan Adams - "Summer of 69" Mogwai - "Fear Satan (Surgeon remix)" - Kicking a Dead Pig: Mogwai Songs Remixed + Mogwai Fear Satan Remixes Ulrich Schnauss - "Passing By" - Far Away...

Duration:02:00:02

Snow plans to help (Show #445/655) | Download full MP3 from Jun 12, 2019

6/12/2019
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Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza - "Snow plans to help" - Show #445, Nov. 29, 2012 TD, TH, ADDRESS, UL, LI, P, .everything { color: white; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 12px; } H1 {font-size: 17pt;} .box { background: olive; color: silver; border: solid white; margin-left: 4em; margin-right: 4em; padding: 0px; font-family: tahoma, arial, helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt; } .showtitle { color: #f88; } .listenword { color:...

Duration:02:06:41

The World Opens Up when you Take Structure Away (Show #440/648) | Download full MP3 from May 15, 2019

6/12/2019
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Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza - "The World Opens Up when you Take Structure Away" - Show #440, from 8/30/2012 Dan Deacon - "Rail" - America Eduard Artemiev - "Side One" - Solaris OST Joe Frank - "Bad Karma" The Evan "Funk" Davies Show - "don't sleep on adventure" - From 8/1/2012 David Cronenberg, Jeff Goldblum - "We're having synchronization problems" - Into the Night Trevor Timm, Parker Higgins - "Pwn the Drones: A Survey of UAV Hacks and Exploits" - HOPE conference...

Duration:02:06:28

Great Green Wall (Show #590/654) | Download full MP3 from Jun 5, 2019

6/6/2019
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Noel - "Silent Mourning" [Loop] Ken - "We'll slip away" Noel - "Silent Mourning" [Loop] Walter Murch - "Good example of the power of the sound" Walter Murch - "He doesn't have the film in his head, he loves the process of making" Nada Surf - "Blizzard of 77" [Loop] Jack Kornfield - "Loving kindness Part 12" Eumir Deodato - "Also Sprach Zarathustra" [Layers] Walter Murch - "Li, things unlikely to get except by chance" Dustin O'Halloran - "An Ending, A Beginning" Julianna Barwick -...

Duration:01:59:38

We Continue to Approach (Show #486/651) | Download MP3 from May 22, 2019

5/22/2019
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The Breeders - "Safari" - Safari EP Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza - "Give the Drummer Radio live stream" Sigur Ros - "Takk..." - Takk... Sigur Ros - "Takk..." - Takk... Sigur Ros - "Takk..." - Takk... Sigur Ros - "Takk..." - Takk... Sigur Ros - "Takk..." - Takk... Bach - "Menuet" - Bach: The Six Partitas (CD1) [Hewitt, Angela] James Newton-Howard - "Ripples In The Pool" - Lady In The Water s.t. The Breeders - "Safari" - Safari EP Lullatone - "My Second Favorite Song in the...

Duration:01:53:08

Emptying Our Boxes (What's he doing in there?) (Show #647) | Download full MP3 from May 8, 2019

5/15/2019
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Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza - "Emptying Our Boxes" Stanley Kubrick's Boxes - "Boxes" - Stanley Kubrick's Boxes Ken - "We'll open some of the boxes" Jon Brion - "Jimmy's Breakdown" - Magnolia OutKast - "B.O.B. loops" Jon Brion - "Jimmy's Breakdown" - Magnolia Ole Jensen and his Music - "Exotica" - Chappell Recorded Music (LPC 1047) Ole Jensen and his Music - "Bach-Style" - Chappell Recorded Music (LPC 1047) [Thanks to Explorers Room with Flash Strap] Jeff Lynne - "Every Little...

Duration:01:57:39

Mommy? (Scary hypnotic weaving, with three-year old niece as glue.) (Show #257/645) | Download full MP3 from May 1, 2019

5/8/2019
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Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza - "Mommy?" - Show #257, from Feb. 6, 2002, live at Chama, East Village, NYC http://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/85627

Duration:02:00:11

Escape to Noise (Show #479/644) | Download full MP3 from Apr 24, 2019

4/24/2019
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Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza - "Escape to Noise" - Show #479, from Oct. 16, 2013 [An exploration in sound collage incoherency from 6 years yonder.] Magnapop - "Snake" Shane Carruth - "Making A Bigger One" - Primer soundtrack Shane Carruth - "Making A Bigger One" - Primer soundtrack Peter Sellers - "Just like TV, only you can see much further" - Being There La Düsseldorf - "Rheinita" - La Düsseldorf / Viva Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza - "Sequoia on the burden of history,...

Duration:01:58:55

Lush Field Recordings Blend (Show #560/643) | Download full MP3 from Apr 10, 2019

4/10/2019
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Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza - "Lush Field Recordings Blend" - Show #560, from Nov. 29, 2017 Vincent Duseigne - "Amiens station / 80000 Amiens, France" Ken - "We're going places" Vincent Duseigne - "Nearly 100 different recordings, blended live today" Ken - "You should give yourself a break (Judgments monologue)" Vincent Duseigne - "Nearly 100 different recordings, blended live today" Music behind DJ: Ken - "Identification" Vincent Duseigne - "Nearly 100 different recordings,...

Duration:02:02:40

Smoking: Isn't it about Dads? (Show #163/635) | Download full MP3 from Feb 27, 2019

4/10/2019
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Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza - "Smoking: Isn't it About Dads? (Part 1: The PSA cut-ups)" - Show #163, from Jan. 16, 1998 [From 21 years ago: Public Service Announcement fest, spliced, collaged and reinterpreted in real time. Later participation via telephone nonsense, and ambient noises.] Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza - "Smoking: Isn't it About Dads? (Part 2: The live call-ins)" - Show #163, from Jan. 16, 1998 [The first caller called in and changed the format forever. I never...

Duration:02:06:49

Choosing (to be here today) (Show #642) | Download full MP3 from Apr 3, 2019

4/3/2019
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Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza - "Choosing (to be here today)" - Show #642, from Apr. 3, 2019 [Brand new live collage of various earlier collages, plus new life reflections.] Steve Fitch - "Where We Were Young and Stupid" - Music for the Movie Ken - "Embracing procrastination as a method" - "Other things" Ken - "Does it matter whether I'm here? (the Choosing monologue)" [Do I try to leave on a bright note?] War on Drugs - "Ending loop" Set: Liz Phair - "Shatter" [Not in archive]...

Duration:01:56:14