UbuWeb Podcasts (2007-2008)





(The UbuWeb Podcasts have concluded.)


UbuWeb Podcast #7: Punk Versions of Monkey Chants and Other Ethnopoetic Marvels

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UbuWeb is pleased to announce the latest in its podcast series, focusing on a dozen of Ubu's hidden treasures, highlighting audio works that you really should know about about but most likely don't. This time around we focus on our Jerome Rothenberg-curated trove of Ethnopoetic treasures, focusing on sound. Included here are examples of and by Ella Fitzgerald, Slim & Slam, Glossolalia (speaking in tongues), Tuvan throat singers, Indonesian ketjack, Sainkho Namtchylak, Inuit Throat Music and the punk rock vocal band Furious Pig.



UbuWeb Podcast #6: Politics As Unusal

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UbuWeb is pleased to announce the latest in its podcast series, focusing on a dozen of Ubu's hidden treasures, highlighting audio works that you really should know about about but most likely don't. This time around, in conjunction with the US election season, we feature a quick tour of UbuWeb's audio / visual political landscape. Selections inlcude Christopher DeLaurenti's Live in New York at the Republican National Convention Protest, September 2 - August 28, 2004; Abbie Hoffman's Malachy's Bar and Grill; Cornelius Cardew's Smash The Social Contract; Alejandra Salinas and Aeron Bergman's film Grace Lee Boggs, 91-year old activist; Red Shadow (The Economics Rock & Roll Band)'s Understanding Marx; Allen Ginsberg's C.I.A. Dope Calypso; Ezra Pound's Canto XLV ("With Usura"); and Amiri Baraka's Dope from 1978.



UbuWeb Podcast #5: An UbuWeb Grab Bag

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UbuWeb is pleased to announce the latest in its podcast series, focusing on a dozen of Ubu's hidden treasures, highlighting audio works that you really should know about about but most likely don't. Featured here gems ranging from Marie Osmond incanting Hugo Ball's 1916 sound poem Karawane to Charles Bernstein 1975 oratorio 1-100 where, yep, whispers and screams the first one hundred numbers in, urm, numerical order. Other artists include Joseph Beuys, Terry Fox, Hugo Keesing's Chart Sweep, Todd Colby, Steve McLaughlin, Kelly Mark and Komar & Melamid.



UbuWeb Podcast #4: The Tellus cassettes

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UbuWeb is pleased to announce the latest in its podcast series, focusing on Ubu's hidden treasures. This podcast gives a guided tour of UbuWeb's collection of the Tellus Cassette Magazines comprising nearly 1,000 MP3 files recorded between 1983 and 1993. This podcast features narrated selections from the series including Louise Lawler, Jerome Rothenberg, Gregory Whitehead, Glenn Branca, Harry Partch and Paul Bowles.



UbuWeb Podcast #3: The Sound of Aspen Magazine

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UbuWeb is pleased to announce the latest in its podcast series, focusing on Ubu's hidden treasures. This podcast gives a guided tour of UbuWeb's collection of audio featured on Aspen Magazine: the Multimedia Magazine in a Box, published between 1965 and 1971. Artists featured include Samuel Beckett, William S. Burroughs, John Cage, John Cale and The Velvet Underground, Marcel Duchamp, John Lennon, Yoko Ono, Jackson Mac Low, Morton Feldman, Gordon Mumma and Angus Maclise.



UbuWeb Podcast #2: The World of Outsiders

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UbuWeb is pleased to announce the latest in its podcast series, focusing on Ubu's hidden treasures. As the site has grown so large, these occasional audio guides might shed some light on things you may have overlooked, forgotten about or simply never knew about. This podcast gives a guided tour of UbuWeb's collection of outsider audio. Artists include Antonin Artaud, Jim Roche, Bern Porter, Francis E. Dec, Benjamin Weismann and Sean Landers amongst others.



UbuWeb Podcast #1: Giorno Poetry Systems

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UbuWeb is pleased to announce the second in its podcast series, focusing on Ubu's hidden treasures. As the site has grown so large, these occasional audio guides might shed some light on things you may have overlooked, forgotten about or simply never knew about. This podcast explores the mass of recordings by
Giorno Poetry Systems (aka The Dial-A-Poem Poets), a series of double LPs put out back in the 70s featuring artists such as Patti Smith, Laurie Anderson, Philip Glass, Meredith Monk, John Cage, Richard Hell, Frank O'Hara and hundreds of others. UbuWeb's introductory podcast, a general introduction to the site and to sound poetry, can be found here.



An Introduction to the UbuWeb Sound Archives

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Kenneth Goldsmith introducing the site to a general listenership, with a specific focus on UbuWeb's sound archives. Full MP3 recordings of the excerpts featured on the podcast include: bpNichol 060173; Marie Osmond performing Hugo Ball's Karawane; Guiallme Apollinaire Le Pont Mirabeau; Gertrude Stein The Making of Americans: Parts 1 & 2; The Dial-A-Poem Poets; Patti Smith Parade; Ogden Nash Word About Winter; Charles Bernstein 1-100. The podcast was produced by Curtis Fox for The Poetry Foundation.



CREDITS
Technical Producer: Curtis Fox Productions
Engineer: Owen Agnew