Category: Isotopica: The Resonance Series

Sonic detours with Simon Tyszko on Resonance FM, London’s most delicious Arts Radio Station

November 20, 2012 / / Isotopica: The Resonance Series
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* Buñuel, The Virgin Mary and some Gin is an extended minimalist existential mediation on the nature of class, revolution and the perfect martini with master filmmaker Luis Buñuel’s magnificent musings the perfect recipe for this classic cocktail compared to the Annunciation…

November 13, 2012 / / Isotopica: The Resonance Series
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Paul Buck, Writer and Artist joins Isotopica to discuss his new book on era defining film ‘Performance‘. Tyszko and Buck detour through marijuana and incense clouded London 60’s countercultural themes from Jorge Luis Borges, the international glamor of Anita Pallenberg…

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This week’s Isotopica considers the line, and discusses such with Rootstein Hopkins Research Chair of Drawing at the University of the Arts London, Professor Stephen Farthing. Points are joined from the Ancient Egyptians through, Braque and Duchamp all the way…

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This week’s Isotopica features the return of our roving architecture correspondent and blueprint magazine contributing editor, Herbert Wright. Herbert tries to get a sensible word in, and does an admirable job, despite tyszko’s fixation on Portuguese culinary custard We discuss,…

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As a counterpoint to my determination to stay in my bed with advanced and dramatic Ennui, isotopica today features some of my previous field recordings from a home away from home, and a monkey Temple in Jaipur, an Indian language…

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In todays isotopica we have a very brief frieze special from under a duvet in West London and we also ask you to consider the concept of Hauntology as recently described online by renaissance man Mark Pilkington and academically  introduced at various points…

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Serial Digressionist David Ellis Invites Simon Tyszko for an out of hours stroll and chat, through The Wellcome Library which is founded on the collection formed by Sir Henry Wellcome (1853–1936), whose personal wealth allowed him to create one of…

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Stage Legend Dudley Sutton talks us through the politics and the joys of face paint and footlights circa 1957, we travel to Russia on a train, spit fish scales on the floor of a workers bar and learn the truer…

September 25, 2012 / / Isotopica: The Resonance Series
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Dudley Sutton, Joan Littlewood, The Soviet Union, Sheffield, The Committee, Dr Chicago all mixed together, like a family, it’s isotopica  

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September 18, 2012 / / Isotopica: The Resonance Series
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Hanging somewhere between life and death, the ICU episode is perhaps a simple countdown, a meditation, or an outright provocation?

September 11, 2012 / / Isotopica: The Resonance Series
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The first in the autumn season of isotopica brings a celebration of britain’s little known visits and continued communications with Mars through our special envoy George King, we investigate the haunting sounds of slowed down bird song and natter a…

September 8, 2012 / / Isotopica: The Resonance Series
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The One in which i speak with Duncan Smith of ACAVA the london based artist studio charity

September 8, 2012 / / Isotopica: The Resonance Series
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in this episode we get really black and white cool cool jazz with some ‘train and others, and i get to speak with an exotic dancer called cecile who came to visit the phlight project

September 7, 2012 / / Isotopica: The Resonance Series
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this is how we get a nice old clipping framed by Heidi, we have words with foundations from Our Lovely Architecture Correspondent Herbert Wright, there are some 78’s and more……..

September 7, 2012 / / Isotopica: The Resonance Series
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A Beautiful project set in the utopian Really Free School , in a squatted central London Pub, where a delicious old school orange plastic portable typewriter was the locus for a communal writing project. one 20 minute slot followed another…

September 7, 2012 / / Isotopica: The Resonance Series
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We launch with some classic black and white style jazz, so cool, experimental and avante guard sound, hear james joyce, an anarchist text, the residents, chanting revolutionaries, a story from the black panthers, a seance, a rare and original tysko…

September 7, 2012 / / Isotopica: The Resonance Series
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Featuring Harry Houdin’s wife and Alva Alto and and and Houdini was the most famous escape artist of all time. But was he able to escape Death? If anyone could return from The Other Side, it certainly would have been…

September 7, 2012 / / Isotopica: The Resonance Series
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A Single detour this week with a mash up of a dramatized performance of the Badder meinhof Trials, with a 59.02 minute (post) Krautrock classic by Ash Ra Tempel founder Manuel Göttsching

September 7, 2012 / / culture feeds
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This is the episode that starts off in a delicious amateurism with The Portsmouth Sinfonia, I then ask you to consider what would the world be like if Mick Jagger were french, with a Gallic turner from the classic 60’s…

September 7, 2012 / / Isotopica: The Resonance Series
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An Excerpt from a 15 hour performance by the obscure, Dangerous and Influential Austrian (stateless?) Artist Otto Leipzig

September 7, 2012 / / culture feeds
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Isotopica Sutton On this weeks isotopic detour, amongst the irregular sounds and samples, tyszko is in conversation with national treasure, actor Dudley sutton. during this chat sutton reads through an excerpt of peter handke’s self accuse. a classic piece of…

September 7, 2012 / / culture feeds
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This is the episode in which the computer crashed and i threw something together at the last moment. never the less, it’s isotopica

September 7, 2012 / / Isotopica: The Resonance Series
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This is the episode that hovers in the deliciously seedy depths of sixties strip-club culture with the first screen appearance of NICO (velvet under ground etc etc ) with music by Serge Gainsbourg and style beyond in the 1963 French…

September 7, 2012 / / culture feeds
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Episode one Starts off with a discussion of class and privilege with Pippa and Stewart Small somewhere in the Cotswolds, We then veer off at right angles with Wim Wenders to the libraries of Berlin then neatly land somewhere in…

September 4, 2012 / / culture feeds
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This week a single track by… La MontyYoung is generally recognized as the first minimalist composer.[1] His works have been included among the most important and radical post-World War II avant-garde, experimental, and contemporary music.[according to whom?] Young is especially…

September 2, 2012 / / Isotopica: The Resonance Series
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This week we row both up and down the Thames from Brentford to Richmond, or there abouts. We are piloted by John Kenton a lovely old river rat, very long time friend and 50 plus year long resident of the…

September 2, 2012 / / Isotopica: The Resonance Series
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Simon in a gentle conversation with Tim Etchells In there own words We are a group of six artists. We started working together in 1984 and in the many projects we’ve created we’ve tried to explore what theatre and performance…

September 2, 2012 / / culture feeds

The unimaginably beauty and remoteness of the Hindu Kush Mountains form the perfect setting for flawed jewel that is Kabul. Few landings in the world equal the visceral otherness of this ancient destination. video 12.31 simon tyszko