Links to worthwile places on the net
Non-music podcasts to keep up to date and to amaze yourself about science, technology, and art. A slight deviation from the series of posts with podcast tips about interesting music podcasts, essential listening podcasts, experimental music, or unmissable podcasts about the history of technology and music,
Sur les épaules de Darwin (France Inter, french)
The most fascinating, marvellous, and often mind-boggling podcast about everything touching on life: Evolution, cognitive science, anthropology, language, art, music, neuroscience, ethology, philosophy… Jean-Claude Ameisen combines scientific rigour (often, the cited articles are just out in Nature or Science) with a deep-felt humanism and sense for art and philosophy.
Forschung Aktuell, Wissenschaft im Brennpunkt (Deutschlandfunk, german)
Science journalism at its best, with the daily Forschung Aktuell, and the weekly background research in Wissenschaft im Brennpunkt.
Creative Disturbance (english mostly, with other languages)
Art–Science podcast with several sub-series, sometimes interesting but quite uneven quality.
Adding to the loose series of posts about essential listening podcasts, experimental music, or unmissable podcasts about the history of technology and music, here are even more links to interesting music podcasts:
the mother of all experimental music radio shows on Radio Libertaire, interviews, studio lives, concert tips, much too much talking (french).
not an actual podcast, but downloadable at http://epsilonia-radio.blogspot.com/
mostly danceable electronic and rock, with a sprinkle of hip-hop (if you can stand that), sometimes guest DJs, no talking
http://www.w-h-y.org website also with infos, Paris concert tips, giveaways
Radio France show by Bruno Letort featuring clean, respectable avant-garde music, with a more adventurous cronicle by Eric Serva, some talking (french).
Radio France program on jazz and post-jazz improvised music by Anne Montaron, quite some talking (french).
Following in the series of essential listening podcasts or unmissable podcasts about the history of technology and music, here are more links to wonderful series of just plain interesting music:
downloadable radio show by Philippe Petit, very eclectic from acousmatic to noise rock, minimal talking (french).
[EDIT: there is finally (or I finally found) an RSS link to subscribe to Bip Hop Generation as a real podcast!]
Radio France program by GRM veterans David Jisse, Christian Zanési, Christophe Bourseiller, from acousmatic to electronica, trying to catch up with the current generation’s musical inventions, too much talking (french).
Following, at a slow pace, the first post with podcast tips, here is a list of podcasts that are absolutely essential listening for anyone interested in how electronic music came about and to what extent technology has influenced or instigated creative musical practice:
TechnoPop: The Secret History of Technology and Pop Music
Six part series on NPR by Rick Karr on how recording technology changed, or created, popular music as we know it, starting from 1877′s phonograph, the microphone, amplification, tape recording, the LP, up to drum machines, laptops, and the internet (english).
not actually a podcast, but online listenable at http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=1150717
The Tone Generation
early electronic music around the world by Ian Helliwell – contains some mind-blowing gems (english)
podcast link http://blip.tv/the-tone-generation/rss
Variations on Radio Web MACBA
fascinating 7-part series by John Leidecker around collage, reference, and sampling in music, spanning a phenomenal arch from musique concrète over avant-garde plunderphonics to pop and hip-hop (english).
podcast and transcripts link http://rwm.macba.cat/en/variations_tag Read the rest of this entry »
Thanks for reminding us, Guillaume!
Nat Roe at cult freeform radio station WFMU has discovered CataRT in this blog post about chartsweeps (mashups of years of Top-10 songs compressed into one piece of music (? / sound / deflagration?)).
Sunday night will take place the radio transmission of Tapage Nocturne by Bruno Letort, featuring a performance of Emmanuelle Gibello‘s pieces Collision I–III, interpreted by Diemo Schwarz, and an interview around the project Je suis l’écho de l’ombre d’une ombre with Emmanuelle Gibello, Diemo Schwarz, Maurin Donneaud, Vincent Roudeaux.
The show is available as podcast!
Links to sound sites, mainly found by Roland Cahen.
http://vianney-frain.com/patrimoine_sonore_vianney_frain/index.php Vehicle sound by brand
Audio search engines
http://www.bl.uk/collections/sound-archive/cat.html British Library
http://gallica.bnf.fr/anthologie/page.asp?T2-2-16-AUD.htm French National Library
Sound Design Sites
Three recent MTBF tracks (Knochenmühle, Hertzquelle, Trowel and Seal) were played in the fantastic field-recording oriented radio show framework on radio Resonance 104.4fm in London presented by Patrick Mcginley.
framework – phonography / field recording; contextual and decontextualized sound activity presented by patrick mcginley
The field-recording oriented radio show framework on radio Resonance 104.4fm in London, presented by Patrick Mcginley, aired another MTBF soundscape as introduction on 07.03.2009.
Rare Frequency: drone, experimental, up to Turkish Psych
minimal talking (english)
Framework (Resonance FM et. al.): field recordings, phonography
minimal talking (english)
[Update: New podcasts as of sept. 2014 seem no longer available via feedburner, but now directly via RSS feed http://frameworkradio.net/rss]
Brainwashed Radio – The Podcast Edition: dark pop, experimental
minimal talking (english)
Songs of Praise (Radio Aligre): experimental and weird music
lots of talking, invited artists, Paris concert tips (french)
The fantastic field-recording oriented radio show framework on radio Resonance 104.4fm in London presented by Patrick Mcginley aired an MTBF soundscape as introduction on 13.12.2009.
framework – phonography / field recording; contextual and decontextualized sound activity
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Fête de la musique
Bar El Amigo, Paris