Never Records – Episode 50

During my time recording in Derry, Context gallery’s curator Theo Simms and I programmed in a handful of live concerts to take place in a room within our space. The room was large with hardwood floors…

Never Records – Episode 47

This episode begins with the final recording I did in Derry. It is an interview with two older gentlemen who have spent their lives in Derry, Lawrence Muir, a local magazine editor, and Mickey McGuine…

Never Records – Episode 46

In May of 2011 Curator Theo Simms brought Never Records to the Context Gallery in Derry, Northern Ireland. In this episode I explore what it means to be a conceptual art installation in the 21st Centu…

Never Records – Episode 45

This episode continues our exploration of the Irish town, Derry. In the late 20th century, Derry became a battleground for the sectarian violence the region was experiencing. Though, I think the major…

Never Records – Episode 44

In 2013, we launched a mini tour to promote Jason Wyche’s documentary about the Never Records exhibition in Derry in Northern Ireland. Today’s episode was recorded entirely at the Belfast screening, a…

Never Records – Episode 43

Today’s episode marks the transition from my London series to my Derry Ireland project in May of 2011. In this episode we explore some of the more traditional aspects of Irish music, featuring c…

Never Records – Episode 41

Continuing the London series of Never Records, today’s episode is all about CBGBs, not the legendary bar on the Bowery but Country, Bluegrass, and Blues. All the music on today’s episode is infl…

Never Records – Episode 40

On today’s episode I’m going to feature tracks by musicians that use sequencing to compose their music. Sequencing is problematic for me. I never want to feel like a duplication service, so if someone…

Never Records – Episode 39

Today’s episode is all about Punk and is dedicated to Arturo Eduardo Vega, one of my heroes. Best known for his work with The Ramones, Arturo was a powerful and prolific artist whose lifelong in…