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Radio Show of the Week

‘Everything Has To End…’
“On January 18th 2004, Strictly Kev premiered the original ‘Raiding The 20th Century’ on XFM’s ‘The Remix’ show in London. It was a 40 minute attempt to catalogue the history of cut up music – be it avant garde tape manipulation, turntable megamixes or bastard pop mash ups. It rapidly spread throughout the web and managed to cause a full scale server crash…Kev decided to expand his idea to make the defnitive document on cut up music including many other parts, omitted by the constraints of the original radio session.click here to listen(DJ Food – Raiding the 20th Century – Words & Music Expansion
(starring Paul Morley and a cast of thousands)

 

A440 Launch Show-

At this very traditional time of year, I’ve chosen a radio show that takes a look at Classical Music, with the intent of exposing something new, in the old.

December 12, 2011: A440, Op. 1 – Webern, Rochberg, Dallapiccola, Ligeti, Bartok, Beethoven, Stravinsky

DJ Bethany Ryker, formerly of the Stochastic Hit Parade, launches her new show A440

http://wfmu.org/playlists/shows/43060

*note- 440 hertz, means the waves propagating through the air, have 440 peaks, and troughs per second, going past your eardrum. Hundreds of years ago, “A” was tuned considerably lower than 440. Orchestras very gradually (accidentally?) uptuned to sound brighter. In the 19th century things stabilized around 440, for that “A” they all tune to before playing a piece…

This weeks Radio Show will instead be the debut of a new Original Televison Series, The Dewarists, this episode features musicians, Imogen Heap and Vishal – Shekhar.

Part music documentary and part travelogue, The Dewarists , will see musicians from distinctly different backgrounds come together to explore beautiful destinations.The Dewarists

Episode 1 “Minds Without Fear”

Imogen Heap – Neglected Space, AKA Heapsong3, is the 3rd track from Imogen’s , work-in-progress album.
https://player.soundcloud.com/player.swf?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F26346854 Neglected Space by imogenheap

Minds Without Fear (aka Heapsong4) was written and recorded with Indian musicians Vishal-Shekar as part ‘The Dewarists’ TV show
https://player.soundcloud.com/player.swf?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F26346853 Minds Without Fear (feat. Vishal-Shekar) by imogenheap

The Irene Trudel Show
In the span of an afternoon, autumn settles in – with guest Peter Biedermann.Click Pop up Player to listen
“Little fluffy clouds of music, occasionally darkened by sonic thunderheads; with a sunny lining of stringed instruments and live performances now and then”.

Kurt Gottschalk’s Miniature Minotaurs
Pretty McFly For A WhiteGuy
“I fancy him at the court of Minos, anxious to know what sort of unmentionable monster the Minotaur may be, whether he is as frightful as all that or perhaps charming?” – Albert Camus

Bethany Rykers Stochastic Hit Parade
Fresh Off The Boat
“All the spectacle and clamor you crave…without those pesky crowds”. Bethany Ryker

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