KPFA-FM Music Dept. ➔ Ode To Gravity: New musical releases of 1983, 1 of 2

Analog Audio


Event Type
Music
Origin
KPFA
Identifier
OTG.1983.03.21.A
Program Series
Ode To Gravity
Program Length
119 min
Part
1 of 2
Dates
1983-03-21 | broadcast
| 1983-03-10 | created
Description
Charles Amirkhanian introduces several remarkable 1983 LP's as well as an old classic from 1979. First up is “Life is a Killer” featuring mostly rock music pieces by poets, including Amiri Baraka, William S. Burroughs, Jim Carroll, Jayne Cortez, John Giorno, Brion Gysin, Rose Lesniak, and Ned Sublette. Next is “Machine Guitars” by Dutch composer Remko Scha, who plays electric guitars with saber saws, ropes and flexible metal rods. The third featured LP is “Piano Solo, Vol. 1” with Galeshka Moravioff a Russian composer and pianist. Finally it is Trans the trio of Anne LeBaron, Davey Williams, and LaDonna Smith (Birmingham, Alabama) performing on their LP “Trans Museq 3” (1979). A fifth record, the 7”, 45 rpm disc “Uh-Oh Plutonium!” by Anne Waldman is also heard.
Genres
Poetry
Popular music
Musical Selections
Shake / Remko Scha -- Everyone Says What They Do Is Right / John Giorno -- Wailers / Amiri Baraka -- Just Visiting / Jim Carroll -- I See Chano Pozo / Jayne Cortez -- Cowboys Are Frequently Secretly / Ned Sublette -- Junk / Brion Gysin -- She's So / Rose Lesniak -- Uh Oh Plutonium! / Anne Waldman
Performers
Remko Scha , guitar (Shake)
Subjects
Poetry -- Readings with music
Sound poetry
Rock music
Electric guitar music
Industrial music