Author Archives: joshuafried
Interview and video by Molly Sheridan
In 2014, after a highly successful crowd-fund campaign, Joshua Fried developed methods to distill his concert recordings into five-to-ten minute tracks, and set out to create RADIO WONDERLAND’s debut album. That project has finally come to fruition with the release … Continue reading
Video Links A set of RADIO WONDERLAND videos new and old, playing and talking.
Interview with Joshua Fried
Yep, come to Trans-Pecos, tonight, Monday November 7, 2016, way out on the L train here in NYC, to celebrate. Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/185708471835503 Tickets: TicketFly Trans-Pecos THE OFFICIAL RELEASE DATE IS NOVEMBER 18, 2016 ON THE clang LABEL
Yes, it’s true, and worth the first blog post in a long long time. I spent the last few years on this project, starting with 200+ hours of recorded performances as RADIO WONDERLAND. I ended with a record label (clang), … Continue reading
Album work in the studio, that’s why!!! Get ready for a major update soon!
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I’ll be tearing myself away from the recording studio for a rare live performance on stage, Sunday the 8th (just in time to make mincemeat of all-Christmas FM radio). WHEN: Sunday, 8 December 2013, 7pm (early!) WHERE: An actual bar! … Continue reading
As the dust settles from the (World's Most Amazing) Album Fund Campaign, I'm updating recording plans, sending more thank-yous, AND… Performing two NYC shows in June—likely the only RADIO WONDERLAND gigs all summer—and they're both FREE. First, RADIO … Continue reading
I’ve run out of excuses not to do this. RADIO WONDERLAND debut album, on USA Projects Two years ago I set aside performing to figure out how to share RADIO WONDERLAND in recorded form. DVD? Web video? Interactive game? The … Continue reading
The Maxx Klaxon/RADIO WONDERLAND collaboration is now out on CD and download. “Electropop provocateur” Maxx Klaxon created an original song based on some live RADIO WONDERLAND tracks from 2011. Max’s work was in turn remixed and post-produced by RADIO WONDERLAND’s … Continue reading
Of the funky hardware aspects, I mean. Thanks to the Controllerism folks for making this demo video and the interview video to come.
See you at the Parade Grounds stage on Governors Island at noon, Saturday June 9. Check back here before the 9th for any late-breaking changes.
Hard to capture the pace, the breadth and downright complexity of tonight’s American PUSSY FAGGOT Realness. The NYT piece on Earl Dax http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/08/theater/08dax.htm does get at some of the context and vibe of his events. I was there for 3.5 … Continue reading
Odd Ball, Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA), Grand Rapids, by Stafford Smith. Thank you Stafford! Odd Ball, Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA), Grand Rapids, by Paul Jendrasiak
Another collision with mainstream media. If they only knew. For a legible version, there’s good old Flickr. By Izabela Rutkowski, photos by Linda Rosier/Daily News
Here, verbatim, are all the comments from the expert jury for NIME 2011 (New Interfaces for Musical Expression, where I rocked the house in 2007, NYC). This year: Oslo. ————————— REVIEW 1 ————————– PAPER: 124 TITLE: RADIO WONDERLAND OVERALL RATING: … Continue reading
Just in time to take advantage of that cheesy non-stop Christmas radio, RADIO WONDERLAND hits the stage in Brooklyn for a two-night stand. BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange 2010-11 PERFORMANCE & DISCUSSION SERIES “PROMETHEUS EXPOSED” curated by Fernando Maneca Friday & Saturday, … Continue reading
Thanks to popular demand, Alison Corbett, Craig Squires, and the Sound Symposium crew, RADIO WONDERLAND will perform in an actual club with actual room to dance, in a semi-official Sound Symposium gig Wednesday night in St. John’s. A number of … Continue reading
Thanks for the nice review! The Scope on RADIO WONDERLAND on Festival Day 1
Five Questions For Joshua Fried 1. Where did you grow up and how did you end up where you are now? I grew up in LA but NYC controlled me like Einstein’s “spooky action at a distance”. I always knew … Continue reading
Thank you Milan, Venice, and specifically Massimo, Vittoria, Michele, Guiseppe, Camilla, ALTAVOZ and ElitaMilano. And for that volcanically-induced forced vacation, Tullio & Co. and B & B’s inimitable B&B. I felt like a rock star. Love it when people dance … Continue reading
Happy to have received a grant from Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation’s USArtists International Program, to play and participate in Sound Symposium way up in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada. It’s 2 July 2010 – 10 July 2010: Sound Symposium This engagement … Continue reading
I’m working on recordings for vinyl/high quality MP3/CD, based on many many hours of live RADIO WONDERLAND documents. So I have been shying away from performances. But when Bushwick calls, and when Warper calls, I listen. See below for March … Continue reading
Closing Party for Arts In Bushwick SITE Festival SITE is a jam-packed two-day performance festival in the heart of a very hot arts scene (too many weekends like these will inevitably lead to the scene boiling over, gentrifying the neighborhood … Continue reading
It’s great to be back at Warper, where RADIO WONDERLAND learned to crawl. Come wish Warper a Happy Birthday. Happy 4th Birthday Warper! WARPER the monthly party 4 Year Anniversary Blowout, at the new, spacious, well-equipped Knitting Factory Wednesday, 10 … Continue reading
Thanks to all who came out and DANCED at recent shows. Three down in October (Providence, San Diego, NYC), and one more to go: Next Friday, 23 October 2009, 8pm, in that very classy annual RADIO FESTIVAL NYC presented by … Continue reading
3 cities, 4 festivals Providence-San Diego-New York-New York = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = … Continue reading
1 EARLY SHOW 7:00 pm Tue, 8 September 2009 for Electric Junkyard Gamelan CD release party extravaganza & Ken Butler DROM 85 Avenue A (b/w 5th & 6th) NYC $10 adv/$12 Tickets and info 2 10:00 pm Friday 11 Sept … Continue reading
Joshua Fried / RADIO WONDERLAND on the MMiX Down Thanks Joce and Patrick!
RADIO WONDERLAND AT 10.15PM RSVP for secret location