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theradius on 09/04/2015 at 10:00AM

Radius PATCH 13: Resistance

Radius PATCH is a series of curated playlists selected from the Radius episode archive. Each playlist is organized around a specific topic or theme that engages the tonal and public spaces of the electromagnetic spectrum. PATCH serves as a platform to illuminate the questions, concerns, and complexities of and within radio-based art practices.

Episode 02: Margaret Noble

Experimental composer Margaret Noble remixes themes from George Orwell’s classic dystopian novel, 1984 with modern media clips, text readings, melodic noise and electronic beats. This project features soundscapes produced from political promos, newsreel media and urban city recordings. Striking voices and jolting sounds merge together with an original vinyl recording of the novel adapted from a 1950’s radio broadcast. Samples used include: health care protests, water boarding simulation, political propaganda, city emergency alarms, public surveillance cameras, CIA agents, the NYSE stock exchange and the moments after an air strike.


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cheyenne_h on 09/03/2015 at 09:00AM

Radio Free Culture #58: White Market Podcast with Rute Correia

photo courtesy of Rute Correia. Used with permission.

WFMU and the Free Music Archive are proud to bring you a fresh episode of Radio Free Culture, a bi-weekly podcast exploring issues at the intersection of digital culture and the arts. 

In this episode, Cheyenne Hohman, RFC host and current Director of the FMA, spoke to Rute Correia, the host of the White Market Podcast and curator for the White Market Podcast (formerly in Portuguese, the Programa Marca Branca) here on the Free Music Archive. We talked about her musical tastes, a little about the history of the podcast, and some of Rute's favorite netlabels.

Check out the podcast on WFMUPRX, or subscribe to the Radio Free Culture on iTunes... or listen below!

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cheyenne_h on 08/24/2015 at 04:00PM

Live from WFMU! Sets organized by DJ/Show

One of our most prolific curators, WFMU, has more than 17,000 mp3s in their portal, and more than 80 DJs and radio programs represented as contributors to the FMA! As a way to help organize their collection, we organized every live WFMU set by DJ/program. You can now browse through live sets dating back more than 25 years, including sets from The Cherry Blossom Clinic with Terre T, Transpacific Sound Paradise with Rob Weisberg, The Antique Phonograph Program with MAC, Irwin Chusid's show, Brian Turner's show, and much much more! 

Dig in to the full list here

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cheyenne_h on 08/20/2015 at 09:00AM

Radio Free Culture #57: Do Not Track with Jason Staczek

image of music studio, courtesy of Jason Staczek. Used with permission.

WFMU and the Free Music Archive are proud to bring you a fresh episode of Radio Free Culture, a bi-weekly podcast exploring issues at the intersection of digital culture and the arts. 

In this episode, Cheyenne Hohman, RFC host and current Director of the FMA, spoke to Jason Staczek, a composer who scored the interactive documentary "Do Not Track," which highlights the connections between personal data and the web economy. Portions of the soundtrack are available on the FMA under a CC-BY license. 

Check out the podcast on WFMUPRX, or subscribe to the Radio Free Culture on iTunes... or listen below! 

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Featured Mix

Live Picks from Liz Berg's Show on WFMU
Noveller - "Ends" (05:52)
Noveller - "Ends" (05:52)
Dan Friel - "Thumper" (03:05)
Dan Friel - "Thumper" (03:05)
Au - "Summerheat" (07:28)
Au - "Summerheat" (07:28)
Regia - "After All" (04:18)
Regia - "After All" (04:18)
So Cow - "Casablanca" (02:04)
So Cow - "Casablanca" (02:04)
voyageurs - "UV Rays" (02:39)
voyageurs - "UV Rays" (02:39)
Mi Ami - "New Guitar" (06:34)
Mi Ami - "New Guitar" (06:34)
UPLOADED:09/01/2015
TRACKS:43
LISTENS:720
STARRED:1
DOWNLOADS:176
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