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Intro 02:38
Propagotcha (free) 02:46
FWIW 00:57
The Shout 07:01
NCN Sign Off 00:07


1960's idealism meets 1990's cynicism in this freakedout rant-fest. Headphones Recommended for this ride: May be disturbing to some, delightful to others. Do not use while operating heavy machinery. We Thank You.

This is the UNCUT (and may be NSFW) 70 min. version! This program consists of (mostly) rantings by underground author Alexander T. Newport interspersed with crazy collages, and sonic flights of fancy.

Alexander T. Newport, at the time of this recording, was very influenced by the book ILLUSIONS by Richard Bach, the philosophy of J. Krishnamurti and the work of Thaddeus Golus, particularly THE LAZY MAN'S GUIDE TO ENLIGHTENMENT.

This program features NCN mods of work by Norelpref and DJ Zebra.

If you wish to donate to our ministry you can go to nationalcynical.com/donate or become a patreon at patreon.com/nationalcynical or consider entering in a dollar amount for this program which goes back into the project.

All derived material in this program is used fairly, accredited, and transformed (remixed / fragmented / re-contextualized / re-worked) for the purpose of education, cultural reference, and to artistically capture the cultural conversation about the subject matter during the time of this program's creation.

This researched program is the result of an artistic and creative process, which can be documented, and is meant to be heard, and taken in its entirety. Payment is not a prerequisite fee in exchange for content in order to get this package but is considered a voluntary donation toward supporting the creative work and expense behind the program.


released January 1, 2011

Alexander T. Newport; Ronald Redball; Don Joyce of Negativland; Joe Sledgehammer




The National Cynical Network San Jose, California

The National Cynical Network (NCN) is a long-running, SF Bay Area alternate programming media remix project. It originally consisted of a trio of SF Bay-Area based radio collage artists: Phineas Narco, Ronald Redball and Alexander T. Newport. NCN seeks to play *with* music , using sound, and video media samples in the process of media collage or 'mediage'. ... more

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