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HISTORY PROJECT: JOHN WILCOCK: NEW YORK YEARS | MUSIC: LIVE AT HARRY'S LOFT | ISSUES: COMICS WITH PROBLEMS | ITEMS: REALIST ARCHIVE

Announcing: RADIO HOUR

A WEEKLY BLENDING of extremely rare and often unheard music from government offices…self-help gurus…awkward 1970s cult sermons…educational albums, other miscellany — PAIRED WITH, EDITED, AND PROCESSED THROUGH: vintage and modern electronics, samplers, manual tape-cut edits, turntable mishandling, pitch loops, field recorders, analog delay boxes, control voltage noises, other instruments. (See box at right for current playlist, subscribe here.)

Have a minute for a Radio Hour? A new episode every Monday.

Currently Available:

Episode 1, "Introducing the Reverbophonic" - In praise of the only 1950s Hi-Fi set that included an actual REVERB switch on its chassis.
Episode 2, "Send Your Dogs to the U.S. Air Force" - The USAF's odd 1960s public service campaign to ship your dog to their base. They even provided the crate.
Episode 3, "The State Dept House Must Be Built" - Transcribed letters for constructing a home and panic awareness from Groucho Marx.
Episode 4, "Shaving Myself For You" - Who's shaving themself for you? Louis Armstrong is, in this very real sell-tune.
Episode 5, "Where Would We Be Without Wood" - A question about WOOD. Sure this is the Atomic Age, but look around at all the Wood.
Episode 6, "Motel Incident" - So you're on your way back to your motel room, and there, a lady's purse. Hmmm? Expensive. There's a crack of light showing through the door. You knock...
Episode 7, "How to Deal with Mental Problems" - He Did it again. Caused Trouble. Hurt Someone's Feelings...






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