Ubu Hour

Experimental radio theater with dada/surreal elements...

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Ubu Hour on 07/01/13

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Ubu Hour
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Mon, 07/01/2013 - 11:00pm - Tue, 07/02/2013 - 12:00am
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CITIZEN KOCH

Tonight Ubu presents CITIZEN KOCH. This radio theater docu-drama is actually the tale of another peice called "Citizen Koch," a documentary about the influence of money on politcals since the Supreme Court ruled on Citizens United a few years ago. Unfortunately, that documentary will not be shown on a lot of PBS stations.. we will bring you that story, concerning the Koch Brothers, WNET Public Television in NYC, and the power of money. Part docu-drama, part spoof, you won't want to miss this Ubu episode..

Ubu Hour on 06/03/13

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Ubu Hour
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Mon, 06/03/2013 - 11:00pm - Tue, 06/04/2013 - 12:00am
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Fingers

A naked man is discovered at the side of the road. He is in shock and fear. He repaats the word "fingers" over and over again..  24-hours earlier he was fine when he began the journey that took him beyond the edge and put him in this state.. Tune in to radio theater suspense and chills, with the audio drama FINGERS, adapted for radio theater from the 1941 movie "The Five Million Fingers of Damien Hand."   

Ubu Hour on 05/06/13

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Ubu Hour
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Mon, 05/06/2013 - 11:00pm - Tue, 05/07/2013 - 12:00am
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Ubu Hour May 2013

More crazy radio theater on Ubu Hour... tonight we bring you:

A new episode of THE CITY THAT ONCE WORKED, where sinister forces attempt to poison Portland's water supply with toxic waste chemicals from fertilizer manufacturing.. 

And THE BIG RUN: Have you ever dialed a wrong number, and then started up a conversation with a complete stranger? Thus begins a sequence of events, in a twisted tale about hypnosis, domestic terrorism, in the explosive psychological thriller... THE BIG RUN.

Ubu Hour on 04/01/13

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Ubu Hour
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Mon, 04/01/2013 - 11:00pm - Tue, 04/02/2013 - 12:00am
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Unceasing Sea

It's April Fools day on the Ubu Hour.. so instead of the usual absurdist comedy and silliness,  we bring you THE UNCEASING SEA, a dark, serious radio drama about a couple near the end of their life, as they listen to the ocean and ruminate about life and death, language and climate change. 

And we bring you the plunderphonic radio theater peice BREATH DEEP.. which delves deep into madness and psychological thrills...

And as an extra special treat, we have BATTLE OF THE MEMBERSHIP DRIVE PITCHERS, where you'll hear many of your favorite KBOO fund raisers duke it out on the playing field raising money for the station and giving out the phone number in an exciting sports competition...

Ubu Hour on 03/04/13

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Ubu Hour
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Mon, 03/04/2013 - 11:00pm - Tue, 03/05/2013 - 12:00am
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Ubu Hour March 2013

Tonight on the Ubu Hour we bring you the noir suspense drama THE DEPTH OF NIGHT, written and produced by Rolf Semprebon. A bizarre tale of surveillance, murder and more.

Followed by JAZZ BOOK ON TAPE, a surreal audio play written and produced by Jason Samilski

And some other stuff too! 

Ubu Hour on 02/04/13

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Ubu Hour
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Mon, 02/04/2013 - 11:00pm - Tue, 02/05/2013 - 12:00am
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A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words

Tonight on UBU HOUR: An audio drama that poses the question: Is a picture worth a thousand words? In a dystopic future where the power grid has failed and civilization begins to crumble, this question is examined in a hyper-violent and mysterious tale of murder and seduction and revenge, where sometimes the picture is not what it seems, and where words become lies.

 Tune in at your own peril to: A PICTURE IS WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS...

Ubu Hour on 01/07/13

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Ubu Hour
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Mon, 01/07/2013 - 11:00pm - Tue, 01/08/2013 - 12:00am
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Inauguration/Zones

Tonight on UBU HOUR:

More hi-jinks in The City That Once Worked, as Swill O'Riley and Ann Coultergeist fume about the INAUGURATION, and someone falls off a cliff.

Also, ZONES, set in a futuristic world where society has been devided into three zones. However, the wealthy in Zone 1 have plans to further entrench their power.. .

Ubu Hour on 12/03/12

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Ubu Hour
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Mon, 12/03/2012 - 11:00pm - Tue, 12/04/2012 - 12:00am
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Tales from the Old Testament/The War on Christmas

Ubu Hour Holiday Show..

First up, Swill O'Riled and Ann Coultergeist discover yet another front on the war on Christmas: The Mayan Calender predicts the end of the world a few days before December 25th!

And.. because it's the holidays, instead of our usual fare of lurid sex and violence, Ubu Hour will instead feature a wholesome tale from the Old Testament of the Holy Bible. This story, taken from the Book of Judges, will warm the hearts of the whole family.. A Biblical epic about loss and redemption, sin and good-will, love and sacrifice. .  

Ubu Hour on 11/05/12

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Ubu Hour
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Mon, 11/05/2012 - 11:00pm - Tue, 11/06/2012 - 12:00am
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Ubu Election Special

.. Remember, remember, the fifth of November...Ubu Hour brings you an Eve of Election Special you won't forget, as we skewer both the national and local elections, along with a celebration of Guy Fawkes..  Some heated political debating, The City that Once Worked mayorial race, and some excerpts from "Obama's America: 2016" and "Romney's America: 2016" and more...

Ubu Hour on 10/01/12

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Ubu Hour
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Mon, 10/01/2012 - 11:00pm - Tue, 10/02/2012 - 12:00am
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10th Anniversary Special!!!!!!

UBU HOUR celebrates it's 10th Anniversary!

Can you beleive it? Ubu Hour has been going on for a decade...

Tonight offers a gala show, as we celebrate our past and salute the future.  Join our live on air celebration/radio theater performance... also we'll re-live the best Ubu moments from the past ten years . 

Also, there will be some SPECIAL SURPRISE GUESTs, of local, national or international repute. Who are they? We can not tell you.  

This show is full of fun and action packed.... Ubu Hour 10th Anniversary!  Not to be missed! 

Audio

Obama's America 2016/Romney's America 2016

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Ubu Hour
program date: 
Mon, 11/05/2012

An excerpt from Ubu Hour's Eve of Election Special, which aired Monday Nov 5th..  This peice alternates between two different peices, the radio theater versions of OBAMA'S AMERICA 2016 and ROMNEY'S AMERICA 2016. See what the world be like 4 years after the election...

  • Length: 23:11 minutes (21.23 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

Freedom Teabag Radio

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Ubu Hour
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Mon, 10/01/2012

It's Freedom Teabag Radio... this aired over part of Ubu Hour's 10th Anniversary

  • Length: 26:22 minutes (24.13 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

Breaking Car Windows

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Ubu Hour
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Mon, 08/06/2012

A 15-minute radio drama from Aug 2012 Ubu Hour, written and produced by Rolf Semprebon. It takes place late at night and is about a man with a strange dream, a woman with a big commitment, and some kids hanging outside in the darkness...

  • Length: 13:51 minutes (12.67 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

The Train Station aka We've Got To Get Out of This Place

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Ubu Hour
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Mon, 08/06/2012

THE TRAIN STATION: A short 15-minute audio drama about a bunch of people stuck in a surrealist train station.

  • Length: 15:04 minutes (13.79 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

The Last Third of the Show Now in Crowd-O-Vision

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Ubu Hour
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Mon, 08/06/2012

Here it is, the infamous last third of the Aug 2012 Ubu Hour radio theater show, broadcasted in Crowd-O-Vision. Crowd-O-Vision is a new 2-way radio device that puts the listeners in the radio theater..  One gets all the pleasures of the motion picture theater with none of the dangers..  

  • Length: 23:29 minutes (21.5 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

August 2012 Ubu Hour

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Ubu Hour
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Mon, 08/06/2012

Here's the complete Aug 2012 Ubu Hour radio theater show... What you get is about 5 minute intro, followed by "Breaking Car Windows" (14 minutes), then a messed up ad (1 1/2 min.) "The Train Station" (about 15-min.) and finally the end of the show... ,  

  • Length: 59:43 minutes (54.67 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

Faux News Special: The War on Women

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Ubu Hour
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Mon, 07/02/2012

O'Riled and Coultergeist get hot under the collar in THE WAR ON WOMEN.

  • Length: 4:00 minutes (7.32 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Stereo 44kHz 256Kbps (CBR)

Ubu July 2012 Complete

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Ubu Hour
program date: 
Mon, 07/02/2012

Here's the complete UBU JULY 2012 to download. This show begins with a (very) short (less than a minute) INTRO that's not availible for any other download, followed by:

Swill O'Riled and Ann Coultergiest enraged at the latest left wing conspiracy on A FAUX NEWS: THE WAR ON WOMEN, which lasts about 4 minutes or so.. and then..

Dead bodies are in a room. Whose prints are on the gun? Who falls victims to the heavy axe? What are the destinies of the exes of Eve Hill? Tubson and Tobson are on the case in the debut of a new Ubu Series: THE EXES OF EVE 1: THE AXES OF EVE HILL, an outrageous avant-noir.  This peice is amost forty minutes long.

And then there's 15-minutes of show to go. Trying to finish a final script when the window shatters. An explosive audio drama on radio terrorism, THE DEATH NOISE. 

And somewhere in there is a new UBU HOUR LOGO number 7.. which is about half a minute. , 

 

  • Title: Ubu Hour
  • Length: 59:21 minutes (108.69 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Stereo 44kHz 256Kbps (CBR)

Kill Her!: The Exes of Eve Part 1

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Ubu Hour
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Mon, 07/02/2012

A woman who can remember nothing. Dead bodies in a room with strange echoes.  The Ubu Hour brings you a bizarre avant-noir audio drama The Exes of Eve Part 1: THE AXES OF EVE HILL..Written by Rolf Semprebon and performed by Ursalyn, Plurrr, Noah Veil, Rolf, Don, Dr. Spo and Comrade Joe.

 

  • Title: Kill Her!
  • Length: 39:37 minutes (72.53 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Stereo 44kHz 256Kbps (CBR)

The Death Noise

program: 
Ubu Hour
program date: 
Mon, 07/02/2012

Radio terrorism strikes at the heart of Ubu. It's the explosive audio drama THE DEATH NOISE, written by Noah Madrano and peformed by Rolf, Dr Spo, Comrade Joe, Kyra Masala, Noah Madimijad, and Kirsten.

  • Title: The Death Noise
  • Length: 14:13 minutes (26.03 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Stereo 44kHz 256Kbps (CBR)

 

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