When sound became portable with the Walkman in the early eighties, the subscription-only Tellus Audio Cassette Magazine begins to feature New York City’s expansive Downtown art scene on tape. 41-minute mix with Gretchen Bender, Jonathan Borofsky, Live Skull, Marjorie Van Halteren, and others.
More Poetry of DIY – Using the Means at Hand (1967-2011)
A politician’s elusion becomes poetry, music of the collective subconscious is transferred into a dreamy landscape, and insects’ microtonal sounds get rhythmic. 36 minutes with pieces by Blancmange, Graeme Revell, Gregory Whitehead, Holger Hiller, and others.
Shaping Intermedia Art – Avantgarde Women (1968-85)
In the late sixties, women composers start mixing various kinds of sonic material. Often their idea of intermedia art has a link to human life. 88 minutes with Christina Kubisch, Eliane Radigue, Frankie Mann, Ruth Anderson, and others.
Fluxus Is… (1959-2014)
Forming a loose community of interdisciplinary collaborators, Fluxus artists are rethinking the role of art in society during the sixties. 47 minutes with Carolee Schneemann, Henning Christiansen, Terry Riley, Yoko Ono, and others.
Hello, USA! – Observations From the Land of the Free (1966-2002)
Snapshots on national pride, cars, country music, and human abysses behind proper facades – 51 minutes with Amiri Baraka, Ann Magnuson, Henry Rollins, Madeline Ridley, and others.
Letters & Numbers – Ingredients for Sound Art (1917-2006)
Letters and numbers as material for expression. 40 minutes with inventions by Brion Gysin, Demetrio Stratos, Henri Chopin, Lawrence Weiner, and others.
Big Egos – Sound Works by Visual Artists (1981-2006)
Artists see things differently. 45 minutes with sound works by Carole Caroompas, Dieter Roth, Jess Holzworth and Jutta Koether, Magazzini Criminali, and others.
The Poetry of DIY – Ideas Expressed With Sound (1956-2016)
39 minutes of ideas being expressed with sound: made up trains, works with found sounds, or a collective approach in making music – realized by Amy Taubin, Angus & Hetty MacLise, Tom Recchion, Tuli Kupferberg, and others.