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Farside Radio at noon – Ngawang Lodup

July 1st, 2015 · No Comments

Farside Radio at noon features music from the catalogues of Far Side Music, the world’s primary source for East Asian sounds, presented by Paul Fisher. On today’s show Ngawang Lodup performs traditional nomadic ballads and contemporary Tibetan folk songs on the electric mandolin and dramnyen lute. [Repeated Monday 10am.]

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Little Atoms at 11am – Nell Zink

July 1st, 2015 · No Comments

Little Atoms at 11am is a talk show about ideas and culture, produced and presented by Neil Denny. Each show features guests from the worlds of science or the arts in conversation. This week: Nell Zink was born in 1964 in southern California and grew up in rural Virginia. She attended Stuart Hall School and the College of William and Mary, where she majored in philosophy. Rather late in life she got a doctorate in Media Studies from the University of Tübingen, Germany. She works as a translator for Zeitenspiegel Reportagen and lives in Bad Belzig, south of Berlin. She is the author of the recently published novels The Wallcreeper and Mislaid. She is Neil’s guest today. Visit http://www.littleatoms.com for more information and/or contact littleatomspodcast@gmail.com. [Repeated Saturday 9am.]

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SHAPE at 7.30pm – Uh Fest

June 30th, 2015 · No Comments

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SHAPE (Sound, Heterogeneous Art & Performance in Europe) is a platform established in 2014 by 16 European festivals with support of EU’s Creative Europe programme to promote up-and-coming musicians and innovative audiovisual artists at their respective events. In this edition of our monthly Resonance FM programme, Lucia Udvardyova introduces several music projects and festivals related to the SHAPE platform. Autumn may still seem far away, but actually this is the time when the festival season really kicks off when it comes to experimental music festivals.

One of the first ones in the calendar is UH Fest in Hungary, which takes place at the end of September. UH Fest, formerly also known as Ultrahang Festival, is an experimental music staple in Hungary. Established 14 years ago in Budapest they have staged several hundreds of performances during their main festival and a number of one-off events.SILF is Hungarian duo composed of two prolific musicians, Martin Mikolai and Bálint Zalkai, also renowned for their solo projects S Olbricht and Alpár, respectively. SILF is a live project that utilises analogue hardware instruments to make Detroit and Chicago inspired house and techno. Low Jack is a French producer based in Paris. From power electronics through techno and house to dub to ambient, Low Jack embraces music without any preconceptions. Yves de Mey is no novice on the music scene. He has been making music in various forms for decades. In the 90s, his releases drew from the then thriving breakbeat and drum’n’bass scenes and shifted through techno and offbeat experimental sonics later, with releases on Sandwell District and Opal Tapes as well as a new moniker called Grey Branches. Ame Zek is a Berlin based musician, sound artist and composer. His sound structures evolve from modulation chains. [Repeated Thursday 8.30am.]

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