Mike Kelley – Plato's Cave, Rothko's Chapel, Lincoln's Profile (with Sonic Youth) / The Peristaltic Airwaves (CD's)
Recorded live at Artists Space, New York, December 5, 1986
With: Sonic Youth (Thurston Moore, Lee Renaldo, Kim Gordon, Steve Shelley); Molly Cleator; and Adam Rudolf on the didgeridoo.
Assisted by Tony Oursler, Mary Jones, and Jennifer Bolande.
Recorded by Carole Parkinson.
Made possible in part by grants from the New York State Council on the Arts and The National Endowment for the Arts.
Performed live on KPFK Radio September 30, 1986
With: Jack Skelley and Nic Greene, guitars; Dave Childs, drums; and Nancy Evans, voice and horn.
Co-produced by High Performance magazine and Jacki Apple for Soundings on KPFK Pacifica Radio with assistance from KPFK and the National/State/Country Partnership.
Executive producer of Soundings - Jacki Apple; Sound engineer - John Glass.
Design - Ahrum Hong, Art Design Office
Digital re-mastering - Scott Benzel, 2012, Compound Annex Studio
Additional re-mastering - Joel Habbeshaw, Catapult, North Hollywood
The mixes, text and artwork on this two CD set were approved by Mike Kelley prior to his death. He had been working on the reissue of this live recording with Scott Benzel since 2007 and in keeping with his wishes the Mike Kelley Foundation for the Arts chose to produce the work posthumously under the supervision of Scott Benzel and Mary Clare Stevens.