I was very saddened to learn that the actor Bill Nunn has died. Spike Lee announced the news on his Instagram account: “officialspikelee My Dear Friend, My Dear Morehouse Brother- Da Great Actor Bill Nunn As Most Of You Know Him As Radio Raheem Passed Away This Morning In His Hometown Of Pittsburgh. Long Live […]
Happy World Listening Day! It’s a day set aside to do some deep listening wherever you are. Pull out your earbuds, stash your phone away, and take a walk through your neighborhood and listen to the world around you. (more…) Discuss this topic in our forums.
As I mentioned in a piece earlier this week, a highlight of last weekend’s UCRN (University of California Radio Network) conference for me was a pair of presentations by sound artist Anna Friz. Also a former college radio DJ and program director, Friz is now Assistant Professor, Film & Digital Media at University of California, […]
We’re happy to return to the second part of our interview with radio scholar and radio artist Magz Hall. In the first part of the interview, Hall detailed the many ways in which we can understand radio, in both a contemporary and historical context, through the lens of radio art. She introduced us to a […]
When Don Joyce of the band Negativland passed away in July we learned that the group is in the process of archiving the 34-year catalog of its Over The Edge radio show, anchored by Joyce since the very beginning. Now the first stage of the project is public, with 941 episodes of the program available […]
The BBC World Service has opened the window for its 25th international radio play competition. Wait! Before you mouse or thumb over to some other story because you don’t live in the United Kingdom, here’s the thing. This contest is only open to “anyone over 18, living outside the UK – whether you’re a new […]
Ever since I first tuned in a staticky sequence of numbers in Spanish on the shortwave radio I got for Christmas as a kid, I’ve been fascinated by numbers stations which are thought to broadcast coded messages to spies and other clandestine agents. An upcoming art exhibition uses the structure of numbers stations to interrogate […]