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Episode 222 features 15 tracks by artists such as Antediluvian Rocking Horse, John Doe / 1200 Hobos, DJ Earworm, Escape Mechanism, Go Home Productions, Greater Than One, I Cut People, DJ Le Clown, DJ Marvel, Norwegian Recycling, People Like Us, Pop Chop, Splinter Test, The Throw Up and World's Worst Jukebox. Check it out HERE.
There are a few standouts this week, really. I’ve got a soft spot for the I Cut People track, “Patsy Credit Card Decline,” which is a very effective cut-up about the declining US economy. Produced with Ellipse Elkshow, only about one year ago, it’s startling to realize just how much worse things have gotten, in such a short amount of time.
There is also an interesting cluster of tracks this episode, by DJ Earworm, Norwegian Recycling and Pop Chop. Each artist/group approaches the self-conscious “listing” of pop songs in very different, very creative ways. I’d pay extra special attention at around this point in the show, if I were you...
Be sure to check out this week’s SAR Q&A with I Cut People HERE. Download Episode 222 HERE.
Thanks for listening,
Jon Nelson is an artist, curator and producer, focused almost exclusively on collage, with forays into radio, visual art, theater, writing and installation. His nationally syndicated radio program (Some Assembly Required) is a weekly radio art show, featuring the talents of audio artists who appropriate sounds from their media environments.