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Undated photo of John Cage and Morton Feldman discussing the presence of transistor radios at public beaches

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@disquiet incredibly accurate. also, love this week's Junto prompt. it's neat that the WBAI conversation has been recirculating a bit lately: Vicki Bennett's entry for Radio Art Zone (https://radioart.zone/thursday-23-june) + Damon Krukowski's newsletter (https://dadadrummer.substack.com/p/why-robins-sing-at-night). I also included a clip in a piece for Wave Farm / Radia (http://radia.fm/2022/05/show-896-25-hz-by-andy-kelleher-stuhl-for-wave-farm/). suspect it speaks to a general desire now for better ways of experiencing sound and distraction than the signal/noise cliché.

@akstuhl That's super. Yeah, I saw Damon's, but hadn't seen Bennett's. I love that beach passage from Radio Happenings. Tobias and I started discussing this back in April, and I'm excited to hear what people make of the concept.

@disquiet Cage's laugh in that part is so charming/infectious! Listening to those recordings really changed how I read his written/transcribed work – there's a kind of playful ironic egoism to a lot of it whose irony gets stripped out by text and by his aggrandizement in hindsight.

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