Formats
Anthologies
113
Audio
290
Catalogues
350
Clothing
24
Editions
30
Ephemera
55
Literary
38
Monographs
165
Posters
257
Video
40
Zines
138

Shop > Audio

#11239

Dreaming Like Mad With Dion McGregor (Yet More Outrageous Recordings of the World’s Most Renowned Sleeptalker)

Price
$15.00
Date
1996
Format
Audio
Size
14 × 12.5 × 0.3 cm
Description

DREAMING LIKE MAD with DION McGREGOR: Outrageous Recordings of the World’s Most Renowned Sleeptalker To Dion McGregor, the world’s greatest sleeptalker, the time for sleep and the time for many words were one and the same. Several times a week, McGregor would hold forth with the most outlandish and fascinating somnolent monologues imaginable. Fortunately for us, his roommate Michael Barr recorded hundreds of these astounding somniloquies on reel-to-reel tape. They first saw the light of day in 1964 when Decca released an LP, with cover art by Edward Gorey, called The Dream World of Dion McGregor (He Talks in His Sleep). This was followed, a mere thirty-five years later, by Dion McGregor Dreams Again—a sequel compiled by Phil Milstein and released on CD by Tzadik. In 2004, my Torpor Vigil label came out with another compilation in the sequence entitled The Further Somniloquies of Dion McGregor—More Outrageous Recordings of the World’s Most Renowned Sleeptalker. Since that time, several long-lost tapes have found their way back into the archive. Selections from these rediscovered treasures, along with other unreleased gems, will comprise a new “dream world” album—the fiftieth anniversary of the first Dion McGregor album! Dreaming Like Mad With Dion McGregor—Yet More Outrageous Recordings of the World’s Most Renowned Sleeptalker features an hour of hilarious, bizarre and haunting McGregor dreams. The album, vibrantly illustrated by Kerry Zentner is now available as a CD.

Shrinkrwrapped audio CD in a soft full-colour sleeve.

  1. Dreaming Like Mad With Dion McGregor (Yet More Outrageous Record
 

Related Items

  1. Rural Route #3, by Martin Clarke, 3“ CD
  2. Andrew Zealley: Empathetic Ear
  3. Nic Wilson: An Essay On Silence
  4. Andrew Deutsch, Tetsu Inoue, and Stephen Vitiello: Humming Bird Feeder, Ver0.2
  5. John Oswald: Plunderphonic - Plexure
  6. Cecilia Berkovic: Album Art
  7. Albatross Note: The Art Lodge Tapes
  8. William Ashley Cooper: The Collected Works
  9. Black Sun Productions: Dies Juvenalis
  10. Aki Onda: DIARY
  11. David Shrigley: Goat Music
  12. LEVE 2
  13. LEVE 4
  14. Daniel Olson: Sad Clown Music
  15. LEVE 3
  16. The Hidden Cameras : The Arms of his “ill“
  17. Francisco López: Köllt/Kulu
  18. John Oswald: prePlexure
  19. Christof Migone: Huronia
  20. Aulos’ Second Reed: Part Wild Horses Mane on Both Sides
  21. Cal Crawford: sitting on theories on the frontier of extension
  22. Christian Calon and Chantal Dumas: Radio Roadmovies
  23. Francisco López: 1980-82
  24. Eve Egoyan: Asking
  25. Andrew Zealley: ANDREW ZEALLEY: THEMES & VARIATIONS
  26. Paul Dutton: Mouth Pieces: Solo Soundsinging
  27. Jen Reimer and Magnus Tiesenhausen: A Tender Proposition to the Din
  28. John Giorno in Florence
  29. Cranfield and Slade: 12 Sun Songs
  30. Free Market Karaoke CD
  31. Andrew Zealley: The Magic of the Think Machine Gods (LP)
  32. Kelly Mark: Band - Debut Album