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Chris PITSIOKOS / Jorge ESPINAL




How it came together, a matter of moments
joined through their intent

who knew? one walked from around the corner,
the other from south continent

Gestural measures, mental sparks
aural give and take

through texture, through vowel, let ears collide
wide, wide, awake.

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brass manifesto = CHRIS PITSIOKOS > Brooklyn
gtr (preparada) = JORGE ESPINAL > Buenos Aires

otra otra
ricarda cometa
pitsiokos
jack

David Moscovich : Glossalia



Between
the pauses
the mystery occurs

Every word
a slip of the tongue
a "play" on words

No lip gloss non sequiturs
Come again?

pause.

~r.r.

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Plants And People

Morning Voice


David Moscovich writes flash fiction and performs his texts both live and on the radio, fragmenting, ricocheting, and refurbishing languages until it meets its own devolution.

Audio excerpts from You Are Make Very Important Bathtime
(JEF Books 2013)

www.louffapress.com
www.davidmoscovich.com

image courtesy of X570

Ethan Crenson @ 78RPM : X-ray TANGO Zebra






78rpm enthusiast Ethan Crenson presents Tangos and alternate flipsides, revealing both Argentinian dance themes and 
trans-national variations. 

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Los Ochos stepped across the frontier with the push/pull of the bandoneon.  From Rio del Plata to the backstreets of Buenas Aires across cafes to Paris.  Echoing on radios beyond the ballrooms of Europe to entwine the globe.  Dancing through landmines as economies collapsed. 

A selection of songs from the the "Golden Age" reflecting the hope and desperation of star-crossed lives as the world marched into the oblivion of the second World War.
Shellac discs representing the fraught state of trans-Atlantic relations amid the horror of mid 20th-century global political culture.
Bravado, but also many sudden turns and hearts bursting with blood.

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El Gaucho Con Guittaras
   Hacedlo Por La Vieja {tango}
   Que Pena Me Da {tango}
   [verne V-0305-A]
  (El Gaucho = Eduardo Duran)


Orchestra Argentin Bachicha
  Viejo Poncho {tango}
  Romantica Mujer {tango}
  [odeon 279-708] {1941}


Eduardo Biancho et son Fameux Orchestre Argentin
  Malevaje (avec chant por Carlo Americo) {tango}
  Leyenda (solo de guitare por M. Sorrosal)
  [odeon 185-752]
 (Violinist, composer and conducor acclaimed for synthesizing
  new styles during the Parisian wave of the 1920's)


Luciano Tajoli
  Lucia (orch. dir. M.O. Maraviglia) {tango}
  Souvenir (vibraphone) {no tango}
  [odeon H 18420]
 (Self-taught Italian singer and actor.)


Kessler + Martha Mumenthaler (mit Orchesterbegleitung)
  Kehr Zurück {tango}
  Ein Blümlein Sah Ich Blühn {waltz}
  [elite 2028]





Barnabus von Géczy mit seinem Orchestar
  Bei Zärtlicher Musik {tango}
  Puszta {foxtrot}
  [rca-victor 25-4049]
 (Hungarian violinist and Romani folkorist
  who later conducted in Berlin.)


Malando and his Tango Orchestra
  Porque Te Vas {tango}
  Vida {tango}
  [philips P17041]


Tetos Demetriades
  Ela Na Niosis (let us enjoy) {tango}
  Zoi Trelli (crazy life) {foxtrot}
  [victor V58051]
 (Greek Rebetika singer who also penned "Misirlou",
  later to be adapted by surf guitarist Dick Dale)


Sestetto Cannata
  Notte D'Amore {tango}
  Notte Stellata {waltz}
  [columbia 14824 F]


Ramón Armengod con Nano Rodrigo y su Orquestra
  Amapola {tango/foxtrot}
  Adiós Mariquita Linda {foxtrot}
  [decca 18160] {1941}
 (Mexican singer/actor backed by popular orchestra of the period)


Watanabe Hamako
  Hill of Pure Heart {tango}
  China Night {no tango}
  [columbia A-93] {1938}
 (This tango is controversial in political nature.  An earlier translation
  renders it as "Dream of China."  The song was hit among Japanese
  troops that advanced across Manchuria during WWII.
  After its early success the song  "China Night" was the springboard
  for a love story/propaganda film that played in Asia during the war.
  The singer Waranabe Hamako was later captured in Machuria
  and served a year in a P.O.W. camp  before returning to music.
  After the war the song had yet another wave of popularity
  among American G.I.s stationed in Japan)






TANGO

De las piernas
Intangible

Rio de la Plata
Uraguay y el Argentino

Habanera
Milonga
 Candomble
Los Ochos

 CARA 
abrazo
CARA

Paris y al resto 
En syncopación 
Bailando,
Girando como un globo.

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 "...the tendency to end on an unresolved note..." ~E. C.



Francis Alÿs : Collector

video



Francis Alÿs
Colector
Mexico D.F. 1990-92

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arco magnético
el camino arqueológico

en la noche en la ronda

ladrillo perrito
el disco de acreción

no depósito no volver


~r.r.

 Francis Alÿs

DJ Grizzly Atoms



Where trees grow in Brooklyn and some heads still be sleeping.
Grizzly Atoms wakes the dead and breaks bricks
droppin' a block from the Golden Age.

Beats, buckshot flashback, and redemption.

DJ Grizzly Atoms : Anti-Hibernation (rough radio mix)

1) Camp Lo - Luchini aka This Is It - Uptown Saturday Night [profile]
2) Black Moon - Reality (Killing Every...) 12" [wreck]
3) The Notorious B.I.G. - Kick In The Door 12" [bad boy]
4) Ghostface Killah - Street Chemistry - Bulletproof Wallets [epic/sme]
5) Boogie Down Productions - I'm Still #1 - Jack of Spades 12" [bdp/jive]
6) Beastie Boys - Paul Revere - Licensed to Ill [def jam]
7) EPMD - You're A Customer - Strictly Business [fresh]
8) Tribe Called Quest (with Baby Bam) - If the Papes Come  - Can I Kick It 12"  [jive]
9) Dr. Dre feat. Snoop Dogg -  The Next Episode 12" [aftermath/interscope]
10) Ol' Dirty Bastard - Baby C'mon - Return to the 36 Chambers: The Dirty Version [loud]
11) Tribe Called Quest - Excursions - The Low End Theory [jive]
12)  Diamond and the Psychotic Neurotics - Freestyle (Yo, That's That Shit) - Stunts, Blunts, & Hip Hop [pwl/mercury]
13) Tribe Called Quest - Scenario - The Low End Theory [jive]
14) Cypress Hill - How I Could Just Kill A Man  - Cypress Hill [ruffhouse/columbia]
15) Redman -  Time 4 Sum Aksion - Whut? The Album [def jam]
16) Main Source - Just Hanging Out 12" [wild pitch]
17) Black Moon - Who Got the Props 12" [nervous]

redemption song >
18) Stevie Wonder - Jesus Children of America - Innervisions [tamla]

word ta dub dub
increase the peace!!

PH/RR : The Annals of Drift
















I

1) Lee Ranaldo - Time Stands Still {slow vee.} -  From Here to Infinity [sst]
2) Pelt from Heraldic Beast [eclipse]
3) Oren Ambarchi - Passage - Audience of One [touch]
4) Cheiki Mori - Tokyo Light - The Garden of Forking Paths [important]
5) Zeena Parkins - Cornered - Something Out There [no man's land]
6) Joe McPhee & Chris Corsano - For Jim Pepper - Scraps and Shadows [roaratario]
7) Anthony Braxton - To Composer John Cage - For Alto [delmark]
8) Archie Shepp - The Magic of Ju Ju - The Magic of Ju Ju [impulse!]
9) Don Cherry - medley: Dollar Brand / Spontaneous Combustion / Exert, Man on the Moon - Mu "second part" [actuel]
10) Nina Simone - No Opportunity Necessary - The Tomato Collection [tomato]
11) Artist Unknown - track 6 - Cambodian Rocks [parallel world]

II

12) 23 Skidoo - Jalan Jalan - Urban Gamelan [ronin]
13) Muslimguaze - Tehran Via Train - Zul'm [extreme]
14) Vatican Shadow - Chopper Crash Marines' Named Released - Kneel Before Religous Icons [type]
15) Pita - PKV [no fun]
16) Maurizio Bianchi from SFAG [mirror tapes]

III

17) Miguel A Garcia - Suge Arrosa - Armiarmak [rmo]
18) Valentina Vuksic from Harddisko [artkillart]
19) Moniek Darge - Solstice Sun - Sounds of Sacred Spaces [logos/kye]
20) The Shadow Ring - Try to Find - ...Remains Unchanged [kye]
21) Gate - To Kiss the Wall - The Monolake  [table of the elements]
22) The Dead C - Three Years - DR503 [xpressway]

waveform collaboration : Paul Haney + Rádio Ruído
image/object : Vernon Fisher 

s h o u t o u t ! r u s t  w o r s h i p / r a d i o  h e a r t / o a k l a n d