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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

Description:

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

Fleeting: A wake (I haven't told you lately) (Show #638/688) | Download full MP3 from Dec 4, 2019

12/4/2019
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Garth Stevenson - "The Southern Sea" - Flying Jared Leto - "Did I fall asleep? Sometimes I don't sleep" - Mr. Nobody Garth Stevenson - "The Southern Sea" - Flying Mirah - "We don't have that sticker in this book" Meg Ryan - "It's off in the distance, it came into the room, it's here in the circle" - In the Cut Cliff Martinez - "Death Shall Have No Dominion" - Solaris Ken - "It's all so fleeting" In the Cut - "Street sounds" - In the Cut In the Cut - "Street sounds, footsteps" - In...

Duration:01:57:04

Whatever Happens Will Happen Again (Show #311/686) | Download full MP3 from Nov 20, 2019

11/20/2019
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Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza - "Whatever Happens Will Happen Again" - Show #311, May 1, 2004, KOOP Austin http://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/89653

Duration:01:59:30

Hang onto a dream (America) (Show #469/684) | Download full MP3 from Nov 13, 2019

11/13/2019
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Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza - "Hang onto a dream (America)" - Show #469, from Aug. 28, 2013 (1/16/17 edit) Neil Diamond - "America" - Jazz Singer Unknown IT Corporation - "I Have A Dream" - IT Anthems [of 2 CPU's] Noam Chomsky - "Class War" - Class War Brian Reitzell & Roger J. Manning Jr. - "Shibuya (field only)" - Lost In Translation s.t. Brian Reitzell & Roger J. Manning Jr. - "Shibuya (field only)" - Lost In Translation s.t. George W. Bush - "Address to Congress...

Duration:01:45:26

Ken's Tap Din (The soundtrack for the entire reorganization) | Download full MP3 from Nov 6, 2019

11/6/2019
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Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza - "Ken's Tap Din" - Show #459, from June 19, 2013 Derek and The Dominos - "Layla loops" Ken - "Something significant" Dondero High School A Capella Choir - "More than a feeling" Daft Punk - "Something with drums" - "Something dreamy" Daft Punk - "Spinny piano thing" thirtySomething - "i take responsibility for everything (I don't belong here)" [The problem with growing up is you have to choose something to leave behind] Ken - "Things can be a...

Duration:01:55:32

Ken's East Extra Radioganza Lover + Uniquely American from Oct 30, 2019

10/30/2019
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Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza - "Ken's East Extra Radioganza Lover" - Show #460, from 6/26/13 Live fun until flooded out 2/3 of the way through... Linda Draper - "Shine" - Keepsake Tori Amos - "Frog On My Toe" - Talula Linda Draper - "Shine" - Keepsake Life Coach - "Sunrise/Alphawaves" - Alphawaves Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza - "My Din With Andre" - My Din With Andre: 5/15/13, show #456 Kathleen Martin - "Resolution #9" - Works [Finnish lyrics by JT] Roxy Music - "India"...

Duration:01:30:50

Everyone is Leaving (I love you, I forgive you, forgive me, thank you, goodbye) (Show #606) | Download MP3 from Oct 23, 2019

10/23/2019
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Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza - "Everyone is Leaving (I love you, I forgive you, forgive me, thank you, goodbye)" - Show #606, from Aug. 8, 2018 Radiohead - "Exit Music (for a film) loops" Ken - "You are here" Radiohead - "Exit Music (for a film) layered loops forward and backward" Four Tet - "Hands (layered)" Anna Pacquin - "Hey hey hey hey, c'mon geese!" - Fly Away Home Airhead - "South Congress" The Residents - "The Festival of Death" Negativland / KROB - "Over the Edge...

Duration:01:56:41

Your Turn to Be Happy (What do we do? Enjoy it.) (Show #525/679) | Download MP3 from Oct 16, 2019

10/16/2019
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Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza - "Your Turn to Be Happy" - Your Turn to Be Happy: Show #525 from 6/14/17 Garth Stevenson - "Dawn" - Flying [Layers] Ken - "I'm sure we can do everything" Polly Draper - "There's always a problem" - thirtySomething: Season 4 Mel Harris, Ken Olin - "I've made mistakes" - thirtySomething: Season 4 Radiohead - "Daydreaming" [Layers] Bill Cosby - "Conflict" - To Russell, My Brother, Whom I Slept With Rebecca Tilles - "Every day I miss you (live)"...

Duration:01:56:41

mmm noise (Show #390/675) from Sep 25, 2019

9/25/2019
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Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza - "mmm noise" - Show #390, from 12/31/08 - "Previous DJ's introduction" Shane Carruth - "Primer - It's Like It Sings" - Score for the film PRIMER mp3stream.wfmu.org Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza - "Technology Excess @ WFMU" [Last week's show] extrav081224 - "entire show-from daw 2,cooledit" - source wav extrav081224 - "entire show-from daw 2,cooledit" - source wav Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza - "Can I Help Someone? (entire show) (128s)" -...

Duration:03:05:53

Four classic sorta-political sound collages in one (Shows #301,302,303,316 as #673) from Sep 18, 2019

9/23/2019
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Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza - "The Wizard of War" - Show #301, from Mar. 23, 2004 [Main sources: Philip Glass's The Fog of War, C-Span phone callers re 9/11 Commission hearing, Alan Watts. Also Disney's Peoplemover, Wizard of Oz outtakes, more. Full playlist here] Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza - "Act Without Deliberation" - Show #302, from Mar. 30, 2004 [Overlooking the significance of the world; a picture of anxiety. Main sources: Her Space Holiday, Alan Watts. Other sources:...

Duration:02:06:45

Back in the Light (Show #597/672) | Download full MP3 from Sep 11, 2019

9/11/2019
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Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza - "Back In the Light" - Show #597, from June 20, 2018 Bloc Party - "The Pioneers (M83 Remix)" Ween - "The Mollusk" [Loop] Ken - "We're here now" Live phone caller - "Introducing, from The Bronx" Generationals - "Avery" [Loops] Gary Oldman - "Bring me everyone. Everyone!" - Leon: The Professional movie Anois - "A Noise" War on Drugs - "You Don't Have to Go" [Loops] Beach Fossils - "This Year" [Loops] - "If You Believe in Yourself (I feel happy of...

Duration:01:58:08

"Working Out Issues" & "Playing in a Bar is Hysterical" from European tour (Show #670) | Download MP3 from Sep 4, 2019

9/4/2019
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Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza - "Working Out Issues" - Show #403, from July 8, 2009 (live in Paris) [@ l'Espace En Cours] Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza - "Playing in a Bar is Hysterical" - Show #402, from July 4, 2009 (live in Berlin) [@ Down by the River festival, in the Circus at Bar 25. One-hour excerpt of three-hour set] http://www.wfmu.org/playlists/shows/88124

Duration:02:06:49

Light (a polyphonic spree) + This Mess is True (Show #281/283/669) | Download full MP3 from Aug 28, 2019

8/28/2019
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Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza - "Light (a polyphonic spree)" - Show #281, from Dec. 9, 2003 [Uses layered loops from: Polyphonic Spree - Light and Day] Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza - "This Mess Is True" - Show #283, from Dec. 20, 2003 [Collages and layers sources: Hans Zimmer - You're So Cool Bjork - New World Beach Boys - Good Vibrations Ken's Last Ever - NYC field recordings made April 29, 2001 Simple Minds - Don't You Forget About Me Spandau Ballet - True Al Bowlly -...

Duration:01:59:40

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

8/26/2019
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Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza - "New Whirled Symphony" - Show #566, from Jan. 10, 2018 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....

Duration:01:59:00

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