Friday, March 24, 2017


393 Dances. Funny how I kind of want them to tick by, to reach a goal, and I kind of want them to slow down, so I never reach my goal.

This morning so many ideas flowed through me. Weird ideas. Like to make a tack that appears to be a rusty railroad tie. (So I could tack up posters with old railroad ties, that's why.)

But one idea took hold and that's this. May it be so, even if only in ones and zeros. (As Lucia said yesterday, there is only one thing you need to know. Zero plus one is one. Actually there's only two things you need to know. One minus one is zero.)

Have a silent disco style Sunday morning rave on the regular, hosted by Conduit. Maybe in Doughboy park. Maybe in Calvary Cemetery. Maybe in the perfect dance floor next to the unisphere in Flushing. That would be dope!

7-9pm on Sunday mornings. Or maybe it's not silent? Would it be better with a giant boombox? I could try it both ways.

First dance would be what I listened to this morning, Joel Davis' Afternoon Sound Alternative from January 12, 2017.

It was a religious experience. Thinking about Reza Aslan on Marc Maron this morning. And TJ Miller on Crashing, "being a comedian is like being a preacher, except you aren't lying."

Being a dancer is like being a comedian. But with even less lying.

After a couple of ecstatic hours of dancing there's a Heart of Glass that shattered my heart of glass, a remix by Crabtree. I've always loved that song, the mystery in the melody, and here it was stripped and given a string quartet arrangement. So beautiful & personal.

Joel is such a good dance host, the best really.

Here's the playlist. 

Cheapedits - Blacktel - Katakana Edits Vol. 28
Thievery Corporation - Letter To The Editor (feat. Racquel Jones) - The Temple Of I & I
Matthew Squires - Unwholesome Health - Tambaleo
Eric B. & Rakim - Don't Sweat The Technique (ATCR Remix) - A Tribe Called Red Presents Moombah Hip Moombah Hop Ep
- voicebreak -
Visioneers - Rocket Man (Afrolatin Joint) - Hipology
BADBADNOTGOOD - Time Moves Slow (feat. Sam Herring) - IV
Mop Mop - Totem (feat. Anthony Joseph) [Nicola Cruz Remix] - Lunar Love Remixed
Thornato - Chapinero - Things Will Change EP
Department Of Eagles - Origin Of Love - The Cold Nose
- voicebreak -
Multicast - Faster And Faster - Multicaster
Kid Koala - Fallaway (feat. Emilíana Torrini) - Music To Draw To: Satellite (feat. Emilíana Torrini)
Kutiman - She's A Revolution (feat. Adam Scheflan & Karolina) - 6AM
Gaye Su Akyol - Eski Tüfek - Hologram Imparatorlugu
Rev. Sekou & The Holy Ghost - Hell No - The Revolution Has Come
Wax Tailor - The Road Is Ruff (feat. Lee Fields) - By Any Beats Necessary
- voicebreak -
Lettuce - Ransome - Mt. Crushmore
Baloji - Unité Et Litre (Remix) [feat. Saul Williams, Well$, Alec Lomani] - 64 Bits & Malachite (Remixes) - EP
Lascivio Bohemia - Sacudela (Andres Digital Remix) - Global Barrio Vol. 1
Calexico - Cumbia De Donde - Edge Of The Sun
Tasseomancy - 29 Palms - Do Easy
Jon Armstrong - Apricot - Burnt Hibiscus
Pavo Pavo - Ruby (Let's Buy The Bike) - Young Narrator In The Breakers
- voicebreak -
Kabanjak - Turn It Up - The Dooza Tapes, Vol. 1
Various Artists - Stone Cold Boners - Lesson One - Everything Is Going To The Beat
Handsome Boy Modeling School - The Projects (PJays) [feat. Dave & Del Tha Funkee Homosapien] - So.. Hows Your Girl?
FIREHOSE - Under The Influence Of Meat Puppets - Ragin', Full-On
Meat Puppets - Lost - Ii
The Bones Of J.R. Jones - 13 Kinds - Spirit's Furnace
- voicebreak -
David Immergluck - Joe Kirby Blues - I Am The Resurrection: A Tribute To John Fahey
Dani Nega E Craca - Froschleich - Hystereofonica Vol. 1
Chancha Via Circuito - Camino De Posguerra (Reptilian Commander Remix) [feat. Sara Hebe] - Amansara Remixed
- voicebreak -
Baba Zula - Nobey Dub (feat. Arastaman) - XX
Blondie - Heart Of Glass (Crabtree Remix) - Heart Of Glass (Crabtree Remix)
Daymé Arocena - Mambo Na' Mà - Cubafonía
T.L. Barrett & Youth For Christ Choir - Like A Ship - Shanghai'd Soul
Various Artists - Mahlalela - Gilles Peterson In Africa - The Soul
- voicebreak -
Bob Marley & The Wailers - Jamming (version) - In Dub Vol. 1
Dubmatix - Show Down (feat. Tenor Fly) - 15 Years Of Balanced Records
EarthRise SoundSystem - Earth To The Sun [Srikalogy To The Earth Remix] (feat. Vishal Vaid & Max ZT) - Rising: EarthRise SoundSystem Remix Project
Chance The Rapper - All Night (feat. Knox Fortune) - Coloring Book
Saib. - Come With Me - Dreamland
Bill Frisell - Rob Roy - Where In The World?
Robert Palmer - Every Kinda People (Joey Negro Multicultural Multitrack Mix) - Remixed With Love By Joey Negro, Vol. 2 (Bonus Track Version)
- voicebreak -
Rival Consoles - Helios - Sonne - EP

That's what I want to do every Sunday morning. Dance for a couple hours, with a couple hundred friends and strangers. Church of Dance.

Then after 3 months of build up I want to throw a party for Conduit, to get the word about them, help Joel launch in a big way. Maybe July 4 weekend. Fly out Joel. Give Conduit the shot in the arm it needs in return for the beauty Joel brought to your dance this morning (and many others too, just flip back through this blog.)

First step go to Flushing Meadows next Sunday and check out the scene. .

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