Don Joyce, People Like Us, Wobbly, Wetgate Live at Cell Space, San Francisco, 1998

Yes, the date there is correct. Just found this video, courtesy of Doug Wellman of Puzzling Evidence: Superstars of sample People Like Us, Wobbly, and C. Elliot Friday (Don Joyce) of Negativland join forces with projectionists Wetgate to layer lightly at the Cell Space one fine spring night to discern “what’s music?”… Over The Wobbly Wetgate […]

A Tribute to Don Joyce

Don Joyce (Negativland, Over The Edge) has merged with the radio waves.  Don was a close friend and amazing artist.  His influence on the work of People Like Us is beyond measure.  Here is a wonderful piece accurately conveying many of my own experiences, written by Jon Leidecker, who I also first met through Don.  Don Joyce […]

Over The Edge Archive – How Radio Isn’t Done Pt. 16

Over The Edge – How Radio Isn’t Done Pt. 16 26 January 2006 https://peoplelikeus.org/OTE_20060126_How_Radio_Isnt_Done_16.mp3 Bits from the recent Congressional hearings on indecency continue with a vengeance as Howard Stern shows some of his own. The community speaks before an FCC hearing on media monopoly, the BBC as edited by People Like Us, the Firesign Theatre answers […]

Over The Edge Archive – How Radio Isn’t Done Pt. 4

Over The Edge – How Radio Isn’t Done Pt. 4 29 September 2005 https://peoplelikeus.org/OTE_20050929_How_Radio_Isnt_Done_4.mp3 This five hour edition moves on and on with all our continuing radio characters like Negativland doing an interminably incompetent broadcast from WNUR, Evanston Ill. while on tour in 2000, the continuing free-dum saga of Howard Stern, an entry from “Another […]

Over The Edge Archive – London Music Falling Down I

Over The Edge – London Music Falling Down I 11 April 1996 https://peoplelikeus.org/OTE_19960411_London_Music_Falling_Down_I.mp3 On secret orders from Mr. Friday, I made a trip to London and returned with several hand picked radio consultants from the BBC. All these actual English speaking people are here from London to make the Netweb better, elevate programming, and make […]

Interview on Over The Edge, KPFA

20 May 2021 11.59PM PST (that’s 8AM UK 21 May): PLU interviewed by Jon Leidecker on Over The Edge on KPFA radio: https://kpfa.org/program/over-the-edge/ Hour 1 Vicki and Jon in conversation (recorded May 2021) Hour 2 Live Session with PLU, Wobbly and Don Joyce on Over The Edge, KPFA (2002) Hour 3 Live Session with PLU, […]

People Like Us exclusive audio mix for The Wire

Vicki Bennett compiles a comprehensive soundtrack to her Wire cover feature, piecing together 30 years’ worth of work in a new mix: “Collage makes sense of things in a manner that our brain understands”, says samplist Vicki Bennett aka People Like Us, speaking to contributor Abi Bliss in The Wire 447. “Because of these fragmental parts and the way we […]

Returning to Over The Edge on KPFA

29 November/30 November 2018 midnight on Thursday going into 3am Friday morning, California time. In the UK that is 8am-11am Friday KPFA 94.1FM, online at https://kpfa.org/player?audio=live We returned to the radio to guest with Jon Leidecker (Wobbly) on Negativland’s “Over The Edge” on KPFA Radio for the first time in 16 years, and this represents the 20 […]

People Like Us play new work on Resonance FM

People Like Us take over the airwaves for an hour from 3.30pm-4.30pm (UK time) on Resonance FM on Saturday 28 April 2018 on the Splice Festival Festival Radio Show. This coincides with our forthcoming performance at Splice Festival (12 May 2018). LISTEN HERE: https://peoplelikeus.org/Splice_Festival_Radio_Show-28_April_2018-People_Like_Us.mp3

Early Radio Works Vol. I – New Cassette Release

We are very pleased to let you know that we have another release on the wonderful label Discrepant.  Brave new old work by Vicki Bennett aka People Like Us. A journey into her early radio experiments with some dating back 20 years! Early Radio Works Vol1 by People Like Us Vicki Bennett’s People Like Us […]

Over The Edge on DO or DIY on WFMU

Over The Edge DO or DIY with People Like Us – Monday, 19 June 2017 – 6pm https://wfmu.org/playlists/pl From 1981 to 2015, Negativland‘s Don Joyce hosted Over The Edge, the longest running block of freeform live mix collage radio in broadcast history — a program which continues today, having been inherited by long time show […]