New Music For Shortwave Receiver And Tape Recorder by Noring/McGee, was originally released on CD-R on the F.D.R
. Recordings label (F.D.R
. #127), recorded June 22-23, 2000, in Des Moines, Iowa.
4-track audio collages constructed by Brian Noring and Hal McGee out of raw materials recorded on handheld cassette recorders by McGee and Noring of sounds from portable shortwave radios and field recordings from in, around, and near Brian Noring's home on East 25th Street, and in other locations (such as restaurants, convenience stores, book shops, thrift stores, flea markets, and junk shops) in Des Moines and West Des Moines, Iowa -- June 22-23, 2000.
homages to, dedicated to, and inspired by: Kurt Schwitters, Jean Dubuffet, Jackson Pollock, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Adolf Wölfli, Charles Crumb, Art Brut, so-called Outsider art, folk art, Indian cuisine lunch buffet, greasy Mexican food, Quik Trip, coffee, clutter, trash, garbage, decay, rot, rust, noise pollution, horror vacui, the "alloverness" of Abstract Expressionism, audiocassettes, marijuana, tornadoes, Half Price Books, lawnmower, the AE Cows
visual collages constructed by Noring and McGee out of materials collected by McGee and Noring