Beautiful Flying Radio

Beautiful Flying Radio

The van dwelling minstrel, Lipbone Redding, spends a lot of time with himself, and has a deep archive of recorded stories, and music. Join him on a worldwide adventure, into the heart of happiness. Lipbone records and shares music, stories, thoughts, and commentary on love, humanity and the meaning of life. He asks friends and strangers to “tell a story” and documents the sounds of his own life.


July 15, 2020 56 mins

Stories of The East Village, Visitation from a cosmic entity, Lovesphere, The Music, and more with Songwriter, Curator, Philosopher, Artist, and Visionary, Gary Heidt. 

I have known Gary since the 90's when we lived in New York's vibrant East Village. At that time, art and music grew wild in the streets. artists and musicians lived and worked in abandoned schools and apartment buildings, CBGBs was still a center ...

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In this episode:  A hash smuggler's tales of a Syrian prison, 8th Century Chinese Poetry, and Life advice from a sentient tree-being.

“Crater Lake Cantata” by Lipbone Redding - performed by Beyond The See (Sam Shin - Cello, Anela Lauren - Harp, Lipbone Redding - Guitar)

“Syria” - Harrison

“Far Up The River ” by Tu Fu (8th Century, Chinese translated by Kenneth Rexroth) - read by Anita Lorraine Moore...

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April 23, 2020 21 mins

All Sounds recorded on location in India 

Violin by Dr. V. Balaji 

Additional music  by Lipbone Redding 

Mixed and Produced in The Beautiful Flying Machine

“Whistling on a train to Varanasi” - unknown gentleman on a late night train 

Anna Fischer - “Varanasi”

“Lost and Found Again” - Dr. V. Balaji & Lipbone Redding

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April 16, 2020 20 mins

Dreams, weird experiences and beauty blend together to make "real life" and sometimes its hard to tell dream stories from waking reality.  Don't fight too hard to tell the difference. Relax and travel with this week's episode:  "The Windchime."

Stories by Anela Lauren, Karen Grossman, Kevin WIlson, and Erica Schafer

Opening Music:
"The Windchime" by Anela Lauren, Sam S...

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April 9, 2020 20 mins

In this episode:

- Heather Hatter reads a message from White Eagle, Hopi indigenous leader
- Sherwin Harris tells us the story of meeting Owen Lee
- Swami Srinivasananda gives an account of his friend and teacher, Swami Vishnudevananda as he flouts international law and flies his colorful Piper Apache plane  across the Suez Canal on the eve of war. 

- All music composed and performed by Lipbone Redding,  <...

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April 1, 2020 36 mins

In this episode, I've taken up temporary residence in a safe and tranquil space in the swamps of Florida, surrounded by frogs, birds, crickets and other wildlife. Songs and talk of the end of history and the beginning of something new.  


"NYC SHINES" - Lipbone Redding 
"Sacred Ground" - Lipbone Redding, Mashti
"Tuscarora PowWow song" 
"Chandra" - L...

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March 25, 2020 23 mins

In this episode, rumors are flying about the Corona virus outbreak here in Mexico. Should I stay or should I go?
I am digging deep into the demo pile and pulling out things I never thought anyone would listen to. Turns out they're not that bad. 
"West African Boogie" by Lipbone Redding
"Walk Around This Town" by Lipbone Redding
  Also, a story by the perennial hatmaker / hippy philosopher, G...

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