From Wednesday, March 17 to Sunday, March 21, Q2 shares the omnivorous creative world of Dutch avant-pop composer Jacob Ter Veldhuis, aka JacobTV. Listen to rare, never-before-heard performances from a slew of private and European recordings and hear guest DJ JacobTV introduce a kaleidoscopic range of his ground-breaking works. Check out JacobTV on the Radio through iTunes or our online player.

Recently in JacobTV on the Radio

JacobTV on the Radio: What Is It?

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Beginning on Wednesday, March 17, Q2 launches JacobTV on the Radio, a 5-day immersion into the life and music of JacobTV. The festival features a kaleidoscope of new private and European recordings, introductions to over 20 of JacobTV's most ground-breaking works, videos and on-demand streaming audio.

Comments [5]

"Hi, I'm JacobTV..."

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

JacobTV provides personalized introductions to many of his controversial and innovative works and in doing so offers a rare, exclusive insight into the creative process of one of today's most daring composers.  

Comment

Ethel Plays JacobTV

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Listen to on-demand streaming audio of the full Ethel Plays JacobTV -- the next in our ongoing series of live New Sounds Live webcasts on Q2. Hear the music of Dutch avant-pop composer Jacob Ter Veldhuis, aka JacobTV, performed by the Ethel string quartet, 24/7 at your convenience, as recorded live on Thursday, March 11, 2010 at Merkin Concert Hall. This concert contains strong language.

Comments [3]

JacobTV on Television

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

What would a JacobTV festival be without, well, internet TV? Click ahead for more videos, but here's just a taste, from a first draft preview's of JacobTV's upcoming and self-proclaimed "never-ending" opera, The News. Videos are by Kristien Kerstens and this teaser is entitled Small Pop.

Comment

Grab it!

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Starting Wednesday, March 17, grab a free download, offered exclusively for the duration of JacobTV on the Radio, of JacobTV's break-through and provocative work--Grab it!--sampling audio from the 1978 documentary Scared Straight!

Comments [3]

I Want My JacobTV

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

JacobTV stopped by the WNYC studios back in April 2007 along with guitarist Kevin Gallagher and his avant-rock ensemble Electric Kompany. Listen to a live performance of excerpts from White Flag, a piece including audio from videos shot by soldiers during the Iraq war and samples from an interview between Fox News's Bill O'Rilley and then president George W. Bush.

Comment

What Do You Think?

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

In JacobTV’s pieces, you hear audio from too-good-to-be-true infomercials, political talk show hosts, doomsday preachers, confessions from fallen pop icons, violent Jerry Springer confrontations and other creatively distorted American pop culture iconography.

How does that make you feel?

Comments [6]