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The Life, Death, and Works of Pablo Neruda

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Historic Audio from the Archives of Charles Ruas

This historic segment, in celebration of the late Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, was produced in 1975. It is a compilation of readings and speeches, as well as an interview with his wife, Matilde Urrutia. She speaks about his final days. Newly restored!

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The 1960's Rock Organ

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Impossible Music

Twelve songs from the sixties pop and rock scene in which the organ played a central or seductive role. From the more obscure like Vanilla Fudge and Arthur Brown to the more mainstream like Steve Winwood and The Monkees. B-3, Vox, Farfisa anyone?

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Bossa Made in Japan

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Sonoridade

For the new edition of Sonoridade, host and producer Béco Dranoff has invited Brazilian music connoisseur Mr. Willie Whopper from Tokyo, to select current Bossa Nova, MPB and...

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Conversations With Bina48 – Stephanie Dinkins

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Clocktower Radio Profiles

Did you ever think you’d grow up to talk to a robot that looked like you? / David Colosi discusses with artist Stephanie Dinkins her conversations with AI entity Bina48 (created by Martine...

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Jorge Luis Borges in New York

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Historic Audio from the Archives of Charles Ruas

From his writings on mythical creatures, political leaders, tigers, grandmothers, labyrinths, and WWII, Borges is known by philosophers and folklorists alike. Listen in on one of his final performances in the US. Here he reads and discusses his work.

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Avram Finkelstein

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The Interview Show

After meeting for the first time at the Forward Union Fair in December, Will Corwin invited the artist/activist Avram Finkelstein to come to the Clocktower studios and talk about his work as well as offering an assessment of the state of activism.

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OM Episode 17

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Orbital Mash

The debut performance of a track by Slowcream - Music For Radio. This is a one hour cutout exclusively produced for Clocktower Radio / ARTonAIR.org. The two hour original version will be released on Nonine Recordings, Berlin. Enjoy the melody !!!

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Lawrence Kumpf and Adrian Rew present an overview of the Danish composer and Fluxus artist's eccentric career. The three-hour program covers work ranging from Christiansen's pioneering contributions to Denmark's New Simplicity movement through to his

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DB 69: Best of 2016

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BLURRINGradio

While a utterly subjective, DB shares his favorite 2016 picks. In typical Blurring Radio fashion, it is an eclectic contemporary feast of indie and electronic things, some in the mainstream, and also some more obscure, that he hopes you will enjoy.

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Walter Benjamin, Witch Trials

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Radio Benjamin

Witchcraft was at one time an epidemic in Europe. The branding of evil, the hysteria of consensus, the momentum and binding power of fear. Benjamin, reminds us of the hollow validity of confession under torture and unpacks The Witches Hammer.

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RAFT: Transmissions

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Clocktower Exhibits & Events

The live performance recording of Transmissions, Long Tones in A and E by artist Pat Noecker aka RAFT performed by 11 musicians installed throughout the Pioneer Works' building in conjunction with a specially designed mobile app.

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William S. Burroughs: The Making of Naked Lunch (1975)

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Historic Audio from the Archives of Charles Ruas

A discussion on the novel led by Allen Ginsberg including publisher Maurice Girodias, James Grauerholz, and Carl Solomon plus remarks by Felicity Mason. Burroughs comments and reads in this priceless audio document and astounding cast of characters.

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The Henning Christiansen Trilogy: Part 2

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Experimental Composers

In preparation for a forthcoming project on Henning Christiansen (1932-2008), Blank Forms' Lawrence Kumpf and Adrian Rew present an overview of the Danish composer and...

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The Colab Vinyl Mix

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Experimental Composers

A mix of no-wave, hip hop, anti-pop, punk and noise that provided the soundtrack to the Colab social art actions of the 80s, assembled by Sandra Seymour, Mark C, and Robert Goldman (Bobby G). Part of an exhibit at Printed Matter April 15-May 15 2016.

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On Wednesday, January 25, 2017, 6:00-8:00pm, QCA hosted the first of its Creative Conversations at Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning.

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The Good Woman of Setzuan

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Historic Audio from the Archives of Charles Ruas

A rare recording of the Andre Serban production of Bertolt Brecht's Good Woman of Setzuan performed at La MaMa in 1976 with a score by Elizabeth Swados. Recovered from the original WBAI tapes by the Pacifica Archives and touched up by ARTonAIR.org.

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Your Boy Black Helmet: Vol. 54

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Your Boy Black Helmet

DJ Black Helmet strikes back with a fresh array of psych and funk tunes from his recent trip to Mexico.

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Yuka Honda, Pink Freud

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Experimental Composers

The keyboardist from Cibo Matto mixes, mashes, and sublimely mangles whatever was on her mind or in her collection from some sessions in 2005. She gives a "cooking" lesson midway explaining and exposing her method. A brilliant hour from a master.

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Q: What porn producer and the brains behind America's Next Top Model made a Sundance hit?/ A: Wash Westmoreland, an Englishman who's helmed hard-core gay sex videos, and Richard Glatzer, a supervising producer on Tyra...

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Formulas for Now: Rem Koolhaas

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Living History

Hans Ulrich Obrist, the Van Alen Institute's New York Prize Senior Fellow, interviews architect Rem Koolhaas and artist Yoko Ono in his Formulas for Now, a collection of filmed interviews exhibited at the Van Alen Institute in 2008.

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Rashida Jones, Monogamy

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Beyond the Subtitles

Rashida Jones, a winning presence on television’s Parks and Recreation, changes gears for a serious turn in Dana Adam Shapiro’s Monogamy, whose portrait of a couple coming undone serves as an emblem of today’s culture.

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Nigel Nicolson, Letters of Virginia Woolf

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Historic Audio from the Archives of Charles Ruas

The fluttering array of social perceptions bestowed upon and augmented by Virgina Woolf have fallen into legend. Life long friend Nigel Nicolson both adds to her myth and sheds light upon her biography by discussing her letters and social pressures.

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Heavy Atmospheres

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Sound the Alarm

In this hour-long mix of music, host Elliot Stapleton shares some tracks that had been perking his ears during spring. The season has brought with it a bundle of heavy, atmospheric tunes by Hype Williams, Sonic Youth, Grouper, Zs and much more.

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Marina Abramovic and Alanna Heiss

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WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution

Here is New York, the European view, as Ingela Lind visits the newly expanded Museum of Modern Art and compares notes on the re-installation of its collections with artist Marina Abramovic and P.S.1's Alanna Heiss....

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