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PROBES #7 examines some of the preparations applied to percussion and voice before beginning to look at the recovery and invention of extended performance techniques; starting with the piano.
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Curated by Dave Phillips
A mix that manages to cram in over three hundred tracks, opening with Napalm Death and closing with Hanatarash (both bold statements!), is obviously something more than just a collection of musical snippets. Simply stunning for its unapproachable character, the crudeness of its content and the brilliance of its execution, Dave Phillips' sonic…Continue
Courtship and romance in the Second World War
Valentine’s Day provides the excuse for our February recording to focus on love and courtship. It is an extract from an interview recorded with Mrs Audrey Duddy who joined the Women’s Land Army in the Second World War and talks about going to dances with a group of her Land Army colleagues, the interesting ways in which they negotiated their dealings with young men, and how this led to her meeting her husband.
The Essex Sound…Continue
SON[I]A #187. Diedrich Diederichsen
The cultural critic and music journalist Diedrich Diederichsen talks about the role of criticism in contemporary art, the social dimension of today's music, and the links and differences between the art and music worlds.