Author: tyszko

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“As part of the UCL psychedelic research team, Iv’e been legally administered LSD, Psilocybin, DMT, ketamine, and MDMA in the past ten years ” (by Professor David Nutt no less).

Subtitled Radio is an accompanying visual project to the Isotopica Radio series.
Originating from a  study of Leni reifenstahl’s Fascist Epic ‘Olympia’, the first modern propaganda olympic games in 1936 Berlin, Tyszko rendered the films in reverse, whereby medals were returned, competitors un-achieved and by the end, everyone was equal.

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Ingredients. An impending anniversary of revolution, one of the great films of the 20C, an assembled group of musicians, some professional, some not, a beautifully restored 150yr old cinema, a mastermind or two. Mix the ingredients without any rehearsal or…

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Dartmouth professor and astrophysicist Stephon Alexander describes his jazz epiphany as occasioned by a complex diagram Coltrane gave legendary jazz musician and University of Massachusetts professor Yusef Lateef in 1967. “I thought the diagram was related to another and seemingly…

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mind control through sound… beta and gamma radiation…. a radioactive thunderstorm… past life regression…. and much much more on isotopica…. like wow!

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we prepared a saucepan, and played it as a semi autonomous instrument by lighting and adjusting the gas. we added a partial recording of a new text by jimmy fox (16 and a half)… we then added some wax cylinder…

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simon tyszko in conversation with dudley sutton, in which dudley tells us about his experience of the english middle class, censorship and the queen

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dudley sutton and i converse live whilst raising funds for resonance fm dot com……dudley imdb  dudley wikipedia 

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a field recording of a moving event in bishops park fulham at a memorial for the local lives lost and the wider struggle of the international brigade in their historic fight against the facists in spain. the memorial was placed…

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as britain heads towards the cultural cliff edge of the foul brexit, isotopica considers this fate with a kind of ‘carry on’ number stations edition…. early edison wax cylinders, field recordings and judiciously selected samples make up this edition, as well as…

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another long slow one, a glimpse of an even longer pice in progress, filmic reference, field recordings, spectral effects, and moods…….

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sometimes a piece of music just grabs the moment and right now for me it is la vie moderne by Léo Ferré,who was a French-born Monégasque poet and composer, and a dynamic and controversial live performer, whose career in France…

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my dark mood presents time stretched early music, ivor cutler, gina birch and a treacle thick drone, what’s not to like?

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REVOLTING a collage of political spoken word collected from 1960’s radical cinema (heavily from jean luc goddard’s sounds of england), field recordings and attenuated recordings of installation at of wall mounted airflow instruments.

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The “LionMan” is the earliest known work of figurative art, reliably dated to before 40,000 BCE, this mystery piece was fashioned from a mammoth tusk,  and depicts a leonine head with a human mouth, atop a leonine body with human arms, standing…

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2016 & left wing At the end of 2016 isotopica find’s itself politically twisted, exhausted, and for virtually the first time ever, almost stunned into a radio silence..  As the banal and reactionary forces breaths a foul new life into intolerance…

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Isotopica today takes a detour around Radical Voices, an exhibition of radical literature in UCL’s Senate House library with artist in residence Orlando Harrison and secret guests, we also do a little secret urban exploring via tiny book lifts around…

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today we are featuring GOLDEN DARK which….. was born out of the serendipitous meeting of two musical dyslexics – Elo Masing and David John Hull – who had been feeling their way through seemingly radically different musical traditions: psychedelic folk…

November 15, 2016 / / Isotopica: The Resonance Series
September 28, 2016 / / Isotopica: The Resonance Series
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David Ellis and Simon Tyszko  groan and moan about the utter banality & sheer absurdity of brexit ad nauseam and infinitum… they try not to swear

September 12, 2016 / / Isotopica: The Resonance Series
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who am eye.  Post unnecessary plebiscite, handed down to the uk by simply the most arrogant and incompetent prime minister we have ever experienced,   this silly little island is in search of an identity….. like an early teenager trying on new…

September 12, 2016 / / Isotopica: The Resonance Series
September 7, 2016 / / Isotopica: The Resonance Series
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    cunt     It’s a perfectly nice little word, a word with 800 years of history; a word used by Chaucer and by Shakespeare.   Semantically, it serves the same function as “dick” or “prick” – a signifier…

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Isotopica today is in conversation with Zelda Cheatle, Photographer, Curator, Academic and the woman who influenced and oversaw the rise of Fine Art photography thru her time at the Photographers gallery and her own eponymous Gallery. A fine time was…

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Pour le Europa A Raga with Love  speechless after the insane and dirty vote to leave the european union i can only play a beautiful indian raga and cry my elite urban tears into my multicultural tea in my world…

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today on isotopica  we speak with Thaddaeus Ropac,owner and director of the eponymous european galleries….. we converse and let our toes skim the surface of what is a deep mystery to many contemporary artists….. the art market and the gallery system..…

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Mr David Ellis & Mr Simon Tyszko continue their random journeys thru the strange ephemera of empire past….. Today in the i ha results  gave up drinking, output boosted beyond e result year o e ringing had stopped, a h…

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Pour le Europa A Raga with Love  r yes, i am part of the urban elite… i like experts, i love reason, i cherish civilisation, and socialism, and countries without borders, i loath the state of this interesting yet marginal country,…

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electro shock in the age of stupid a Hadean Eon (formally known as pre cambrian) Eoarchean Paleoarchean Mesoarchean Neoarchean Mesoproterozoic Neoproterozoic Paleozoic Mesozoic Cenozoic Subatlantic Subboreal, Atlantic, Boreal, Preboreal, which is subdivided into Holocene Anthropogeny and finally…… Homo-amathês = the…

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Nahum Mantra in conversation with Simon Tyszko about his time at CERN, some hypnosis and the measurement of forever……

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This is not what I said…. Okay well I’m in kind of taking us back to Hyde Ashbury when I remember we were there and comparing it to now here we are in Lake Central London and dislikes his neoliberal still.…

An Episode about Nothing, absolutely Nothing Featuring egg alan lomax haitian field recordings charles bukowski clapTON ensemble simon tyszko north end road fulham field recordings Basil Kirchin – Heart Of The North On A Clear Day – The Tony Hatch…

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Asymmetrical MonoLocution Is a new and experimental process where we attempt to re(create) meanings from just one side of a complex conversation, and in this instance one spoken in a second language. Dr Lucilee Bach (Sorbonne Paris), is engaged in…

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Capitalism farms you and your children  

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Peter Tatchell  is a delightful and seemingly ever present (at least within my political consciousness)  human rights campaigner, originally from Australia, best known for his work with LGBT social movements. a genuinely frontline campaigner for a fairer world, peter has twice attempted a…

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Isotopica is today in conversation with the wonderfully named Nahum Mantra a composer, multi instrumentalist, and Artist, who also coordinates the technical committee for the cultural and artistic utilisations of space (ITACCUS) at the International Astronautical Federation in Paris. Nahum…

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The “body without organs” (French: corps sans organes) is a concept used by French philosopher Gilles Deleuze. It usually refers to the deeper reality underlying some well-formed whole constructed from fully functioning parts. At the same time, it may also…

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Despite soaking our main studio microphone in the cat water overnight, Isotopica steams ahead, with a cut and paste commentary, a water themed edition, ships horns, ocean currents, Suicide live and some vintage ether….