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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | More sometimes a piece of music just grabs the moment and right now for me it is la vie moderne by LĂ©o FerrĂ©,who was a French-born MonĂ©gasque poet and composer, and a dynamic and controversial live performer, whose career in France dominated the years after the Second World War until his death…and…

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreMartin Stone born 11 December 1946, died November the 7th 2016 at home in his apartment in Versailles on the outskirts of Paris. He died quietly in his sleep after a year long fight against cancer and was cared for by his long term partner Lynn. Martin was an English guitarist and rare…

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Podcast (extra): DownloadSubscribe: Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSSRough Episode notes….. lemmy, fruit machines, hawkwind, lsd, my first heroin overdose, post bomber tour christmas party after hammersmith odeon gig (1980?) hauntology points to brazil being possibly the last film ever made, even featuring Scarfolk style posters including ‘ we are all in this together’ zzzzzp which takes up to the present, which was only the future in some strange…

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreIsotopica today is a series of compositional performance, plumbing lessons, plumbing lessons that become performance, and collaborations with and excerpts from performances of The Clapton Ensemble. Please do not attempt any of this at home without a doctorate level composer present. (we ended up semi flooded in the making of this episode).…

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreWhat do you get when you place a 5.5 ft rabbit (marina sossi) in a 54 year old light aircraft with a famous photographer turned academic (spencer rowell), a maverick artist and broadcaster (simon tyszko), fly it up to 48, 000 inches, then turn off (idle) the engine and attempt to glide…

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreThe Isotopica studio during our seance, channeling the magnificent Delia Derbyshire who helps us to understand THERE IS NO GOD, phew! Recording today’s episode required more than the usual studio set up Delia Derbyshire could spot the individual instruments in the grooves of a vinyl recording. Perhaps she had gifts from heaven. Delia…

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreAUCTION ACTION AUCTION ACTION AUCTION ACTION AUCTION ACTION AUCTION The first ever live and utterly made up on the spot ISOTOPICA featuring Marina Sossi Mystic Yogi, fundraising, faith healing, and setting this troubled world to rights with Simon Tyszko for this resonance 104.4fm fundraisng week tyszko and sossi will perhaps (or perhaps…

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreFree of One’s Melancholy Self Often prescribed to nervous housewives, a quaalude was something between a sleeping pill and a sedative. First synthesized in the late fifties, by 1965 ’ludes were being manufactured by William H. Rorer Inc., a Pennsylvania pharmaceutical company. The name “quaalude” is both a play on “Maalox,” another…

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreWhat a treat for me……. Isotopica at 3pm – Stuart Brisley, Godfather of British Performance Art May 7th, 2013 Cultural sonic detours with artist Simon Tyszko in Isotopica at 3pm. Today: the eternal and subversive Godfather of British Performance Art, Stuart Brisley. Picking from over five decades of works and actions at…

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreAt 3pm in Istopica, artist Simon Tyszko considers madness, using interviews, field recordings and sonic collage in a programme which promises to be very dark. Note: some listeners may find the graphic descriptions of the hazards of drug usage disturbing. Indeed! Considering my own dalliance with curious mental health (addiction, depression, the vapours),…

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreA Fine treat with friend and comrade in (artistic) arms Mr Bob Kingdom. Bob is the one man show, he conceives, he researches, he writes, he presents and performs, holding the stage in an intense and intimate audience with his chosen study. In todays episode we wander around his thoughts and meander…

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreRelationships, causality, isotopes, Psychoanalysis playlist in incorrect order i) Alap ii) Jorh iii) Jhalla im in love with a german film star the passions Architecture of Loss Valgeir Sigurdsson Angels And Demons At Play Sun Ra Another Time, Another Place Arthur Prysock C6::counterpoint Ryoji Ikeda A Demain My Darling Marie Laforet on…

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreAn early morning stroll thought the markets of Paris with antiquarian Book dealer, Rock star, and all round Fine Egg Martin Stone and friends. Martin buys an Elizabethan Manuscript and Adam buys some 1970’s French Men’s magazines, which although there are no winners in any pornography, feels slightly less offensive through the patina…

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreLost in the archives, as was much of the Seventies, Eighties and through an inverse process (therapy) the Nineties, today’s episode is a simple conceit, as are these Images, especially made for radio during the recording of the show Images Made For radio we end up today with a tribute to Ravi…

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | More Todays Isotopica is a meditation on ritual, performance and obsession. The fetish of addiction, and the perfect commodity of heroin, are obliquely and amusingly explored in this series of takes and retakes from a recording session for a performance on the bathtub manufacture of heroin from raw opium. remixed over a…

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreIs an extended minimalist mediation on the nature of class, revolution, and the creation of the perfect Martini. In which master film maker Luis Buñuel’s magnificent musings on the perfect recipe for this classic cocktail, conflates the vitally judged addition of Vermouth to the mix with the holiest moment in Catholicism, being the Annunciation…

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | MoreStage 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 meaning on Niet

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Podcast: DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | RSS | More 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 B movie striptease (sweet skin), sideways we move to west london…