Part nine of the BROADCAST series, a collection of site-specific experimental improvisations performed and broadcast on live local/community radio stations across the United States.
Radio Station: WGXC 90.7FM
Location: Acra, Catskill, Hudson, New York, USA
Programming: Hands-on Radio: Saturday Morning Serial
Broadcast Date / Time: Jun 25, 2016: 11am - 12pm
Performed in the woods while in residence at Wave Farm, Acra, New York. Samples from various Hudson Valley artists, live sound, original field recordings, voice, digital / analogue processing via modular synthesizer and pedal effects.
Artists Sampled / Sources:
North Atlantic Right Whale song recorded by NOAA
Freisland Sea Song, Kat yn't Seil
Sea shanty recorded at Liereliet International Shanty Festival, Friesland, Netherlands, via YouTube
Unknown Whaling song Home Recording, Hudson Valley, NY (Courtesy of Brian Dewan)
Welcome Song, Spirit Of the Mountain Singers, via YouTube
Rip Van Winkle, dir. Will Vinton, 1978
Decommissioned fire horn in Catskill, NY, recorded by Brian Dewan
The Foggy Dew, Luke Kelly, 1966
A Walkin' And A Talkin' by George Edwards, performed by Camp Woodland Counsellors, Camp Woodland, NY, 1952
Hudson River field recording, 2016
Boats, ERPI Classroom Films, 1938
Delilah, Mike Baltch Quartet, 1961
Come With Me to the Casbah, Ganimian and His Oriental Music, 1959
Troy University Marching Band, recorded by Brian Dewan
An Chúifhionn, by Catskills accordionist Paddy Noonan, recorded by Kevin Ferguson in his documentary Dancing in the Catskills.
Macushla, John McCormack, 1911
Zeg Me Waar De Bloemen Zijn, Jaap Fischer, 1963
released July 29, 2016
Thank you to all of the generous folks at Wave Farm and WGXC, Galen Joseph-Hunter, Tom Roe, Issy Cassou, Brian Dewan, Tony Fallon, Historian Sylvia Hasenkopf, James Concannon, Max Goldfarb, and the many spirits of the Catskill Mountains...
The Broadcast Project (2015 – ongoing), is a series of site-specific performances broadcast live on local radio stations
during a journey across the USA. Each performance is a collage of sampled local music, field recordings, gender-swapped voice modulation, and home-made modular synthesizer....more