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nyc area: ken's last ever radio extravaganza: regurgitation sat 3/24 3pm
ken's last ever radio extravaganza
@ regurgitation show jersey city Sat. 3/24 3pm 'til later, FREE
The Arts Center on First, 111 1st St., Jersey City (directions at bottom)
Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza 3pm long set, 8:30pm short set, in AREA
#2 (The Gallery)
Weaving hours of soundscapes amidst gallery contemplation, varying from
spooky to terrifying to puzzling to silent.
Roundabout torn apart circular trance-inducing transformative
uncomfortable perspective-shifting reminiscent suspenseful in pain
releasing freeform entropy stark ridiculous sticky pleasant clearing open
stretched space rude participatory feedback organic new free addictive
impersonal connected forum excessive satisfying uncertain ken's last ever
Always improvised. Nobody in the world knows what will happen, until
Last weekend's KLERExtravaganza in Williamsburg covered much space,
looping noises, static, ambient sounds, feedback, cheery pop 80's music
butchered in real-time, instrumental Radiohead, corporate hold music,
found audio scraps, pitch shifting, and, most importantly, Air Supply
embedding its way into now-irreversibly-programmed minds forever. A very
successful show, they tell me. (Soon to be available on CD.)
Even if no inspiration materializes, or I fail to obtain any speakers or
amplifier (got one? Share, please!), or the power fails, or I go deaf and
can't hear what I'm doing, or you show up too late for my comfortably
lengthy afternoon set, or you somehow can't find me, or I'm run over and
shot and catch a cold on the way to the show, it's STILL a show worth
There will be over 40 artists of all sorts, showing films, sculpting, body
painting, dancing, singing, speaking, dressing, hypnotizing, and on and
on, in a great big old warehouse in the middle of a desolate district of
abandoned factories and high-tech corporate headquarters. And eventually
everything will degenerate into dancing and debauchery all the way 'til
dawn. All for a $1 PATH ride 5 minutes over the river.
The event is COMPLETELY FREE, brought to you by a loose collective of
artists joined by their desire to provide art and culture without economic
So, DEFINITELY GO. This SATURDAY, get there nice and early for my set at
3, take in all the art and the space and the people and the mellowness,
have a bite to eat, relax. Then stick around for the chaos that will
ensue when the DJ's take over and the lights go down. Then, please, go
Regurgitation Show, at The Arts Center on First, 111 1st St., Jersey City.
Sat. 3/24 3pm - dawn (as well as the pre-show Fri. 3/23 7:30pm - 3am)
Lots of event info at http://www.regurgitationshow.com/Home2.html
Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza:
8 years of experimentation, ideas, streaming audio, and nothing, at
Spread the word. See you there.
Directions to Regurgitation Show:
- Journal Square-bound from 6th Ave. train, or
- Newark-bound from World Trade Center train
Get off at Grove St. stop
Walk north on Grove St. (i.e. turn right onto Grove St.) until
intersection of 1st St. & Grove.
Make right and walk on 1st St. until intersection of 1st & Warren St.
Make right on Warren. Go half a block, cross street. Entrance is marked
111. Follow signs.
It's a short walk
Ken's Last Ever Radio Extravaganza
Sat 3/24: 3-7pm, 8:30-9:15pm
or the corporation?