Electric Sheep Magazine podcast: Ballard and the Seventies
March 29, 2016
— Electric Sheep Magazine
Ballard and the Seventies: The March episode of the Electric Sheep Film Show is a J.G. Ballard special: ESM editor in chief Virginie Sélavy talks to his daughter, artist Fay Ballard, to director Harley Cokeliss, who made a version of Crash featuring J.G. Ballard for the BBC in 1971, and to director Ben Wheatley about his new adaptation of High-Rise, which is out in cinemas on 18 March. With classic tracks by The Shangri-Las, The Residents and The Specials. (Edited and introduced by Alex Fitch)
Originally broadcast as a ‘Clear Spot’, 16th March 2016 on Resonance 104.4 FM; The Electric Sheep Film Show continues on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 8pm, repeated the following day at 9am, on Resonance FM.
Visit www.archive.org, for more info and formats you can stream / download.
Links: Fay Ballard’s website
Watch Crash (1971) by Harley Cokeliss
Read Virginie’s 2012 interview with Ben Wheatley
High-Rise official website
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