Saturday, 14 May 2022

Sat 14 May - Kate Jessop / Brighton International Animation Festival


Kate Jessop chats about the recent Brighton International Animation Festival which she founded and organized with Latest TV on board as host venue and broadcaster. Plus selections from animation soundtracks from early cartoons onwards.


The News Agents - 14 May 2022 (Kate Jessop - Brighton International Animation Festivali) by Resonance FM | Mixcloud


Rushes: Kate Jessop & Jude Montague - Brighton International Film Festival - 14 May 2022 - YouTube

Sat 7 May - Raimonds Dale / Dūdalnieki / Latvian Song in West Yorkshire


Experiments in news and arts with Jude Montague. Latvian songs in West Yorkshire and further afield with Latvian bandleader Raimonds Dale and tales of his group Dūdalnieki. With seasonal songs for the festivities of Ūsiņš when horses were traditionally put out to pasture in Spring.

https://www.mixcloud.com/Resonance/the-news-agents-7-may-2022-raimonds-dale-dudalnieki/




Rushes: Raimonds Dale & Jude Montague - The News Agents - 7 May 2022 - Latvian rushes part 1 of 2 - YouTube (Part One)

Raimonds Dale - Dudalnieki & Jude Montague The News Agents on Resonance FM 7 May 2022 Part 2 of 2 - YouTube (Part Two)

Sat 30 April - Latgale / Latgalian Music


Latgalian folk song and stories from the region around Rēzekne in East Latvia. Looking at the survival of the Green Synagogue and the legacy of the Jewish community in Latgale and the history of the Old Believers in the Latgalian region. Latgalian language is spoken by approximately 165,000 people and is now being actively promoted by historians and scholars. Plus, hillforts of Latvia.




https://www.mixcloud.com/Resonance/the-news-agents-30-april-2022-latgale-latgalian-music/

Sat 23 April - Algis Fediajevas - Lithuanian Experimental Folk Music

Lithuanian underground artist Algis Fediajevas plays a unique and exotic variation of psychedelic folk or experimental folk music. He talks about his practice including his own use of Lithuanian language work and some aspects of Baltic culture and nature in music in advance of his upcoming UK mini-tour with Bloga Kate. Plus tracks from the artists. For more information see thenewsagents.blogspot.com

The News Agents - 23 April 2022 (Algis Fediajevas; Lithuanian Experimental Folk Music) by Resonance FM | Mixcloud


Zoom Rushes: Lithuanian song - Algis Fediajevis with Jude Montague for Resonance FM - YouTube

Friday, 8 April 2022

Sat 9 April - Matthew Lee Knowles & Piano Composition

Matthew Lee Knowles, composer and pianist, discusses his process and thoughts around music making and notation. New tracks from his double-album collaboration with Kate Ledger.

Saturday, 2 April 2022

Sat 2 Apr - Paul Chivers & Community Music


Percussionist and producer Paul Chivers remembering days at Community Music with innovative educator John Stevens who created the 'Search and Reflect' system of exercises in sound making. Plus, reflections on sampling, teaching and his own studio at the WAC (Weekend Arts College) building in Belsize Park. Original tracks included.

https://www.mixcloud.com/Resonance/the-news-agents-2-april-2022-paul-chivers-sampling-community-music/

Tuesday, 22 March 2022

Sat 26 Mar - Live Coding with Creative Coding Utrecht



Celebrating ten years of Algorave, Fabian van Sluijs from Creative Coding Utrecht and Felipe Ignacio, composer and developer of CodeKlavier with Anne Veinberg in conversation reflecting some of the diverse work of the international live coding community. Plus, original music created with live coding techniques including the PZ machine developed for Supercollider.




https://www.mixcloud.com/Resonance/the-news-agents-26-march-2022-creative-coding-utrecht-felipe-ignacio-creative-coding-communi/

Saturday, 19 March 2022

Sat 19 Mar - Sounds of Kemence / Pontic Lyra



On the trail of the kemence and the Pontian lyra. The name comes from the Persian for 'small bow', and is part of the musical traditions of many different countries in the Eastern Mediterranean and Black Sea.

https://www.mixcloud.com/Resonance/the-news-agents-19-march-2022-sounds-of-kemence-and-pontian-lyra/

Saturday, 12 March 2022

Sat 12 Mar - Paul Kerensa - A century of British Broadcasting



Paul Kerensa discusses his ambitious project to celebrate and investigate a century of British Broadcasting, looking at the deep origins of the BBC and the regional stations. Plus a brief look at the very first shows and the characters behind them as entertainment and information services for the public emerged from test transmissions and one-to-one communication.

https://www.mixcloud.com/Resonance/the-news-agents-12-march-2022-paul-kerensa-ukrainian-animation-soundtrack/

Friday, 4 March 2022

Sat 5 March - Rafaele Andrade, eerieear, live coding and Zev Robinson on Bread

The volcano goddess(es) and shamanism. White noise, pink noise, synth algorithms in supercollider, live coding and new music using coding from eerieear and Rafaele Andrade. Plus a conversation with Zev Robinson on his new bread documentary.


https://www.mixcloud.com/Resonance/the-news-agents-5-march-2022-live-coding-eeerieear-rafaele-andrade-bread-documentary/

Sat 25 Feb - Burns of London - Den Haag Volcano Goddess Residency

Jim Burns and Alice Louise Farrell were guitar manufacturers and pioneers. Looking at the story of Burns of London plus initial reflections on a residency organized by Creative Coding Utrecht and iii instrument inventors’ centre in Den Haag.


https://www.mixcloud.com/Resonance/the-news-agents-26-february-2022-burns-of-london-creative-coding-in-den-haag/

Sat 12 Feb - Hammond Organ and Electric Guitar - Amazing Friendly Apple - Live Coding & TOPLAP

 

Hammond organ and guitar. Looking at the influence of Booker T. and the MGs in the Stax sound and a particular travel model of Hammond that travelled all the way from Lincolnshire to Hastings that belonged to the 1960s band ‘Amazing Friendly Apple’ from Leeds that were signed to Decca but which did not have commercial success perhaps due to the reported reluctance of music companies to fully support bands from the North of England and outside London. Also more examples of live coding including tracks from TOPLAP in Barcelona. 


https://www.mixcloud.com/Resonance/the-news-agents-12-february-2022/

Sat 19 Feb - Hammond and Electric Guitar Part 2 - Live Coding and Tidal Cycles

The second part of Hammond organ focus looking at Booker T and the MGs, Stax Records, a short listening journey into Indonesian Pop Nostalgia plus regular live coding explorations continue with contributions from the Tidal Cycle community. Includes a short practical reflection on how samples can be embedded in code, chopped up and reworked. For more information see thenewsagents.blogspot.com


https://www.mixcloud.com/Resonance/the-news-agents-19-february-2022/

Thursday, 3 February 2022

Sat 5 Feb - Lap Steel, Country Music and Live Coding


History of lap steel and country music plus live coding experiments from the TOPLAP community in Barcelona.


https://www.mixcloud.com/Resonance/the-news-agents-5-february-2022-lap-steel-country-live-coding/





Sat 29 Jan - Nadia al Faghih Hasan & Tidal Cycles


Nadia al Faghih Hasan on drumming circles, African music in London and her band and collaborative projects including Kan Beng. Also more international live coding music created using Tidal Cycles.

https://www.mixcloud.com/Resonance/the-news-agents-29-january-2022-nadia-al-faghih-hasan-tidal-cycles/

Sat 22 Jan - Indonesian Pop Nostalgia and Tidal Cycles

Nostalgic Indonesian music looking at the 1960s and 1970s, folk country and romantic songs. Plus, in advance of a special residency with Creative Coding Utrecht and iii (Den Haag) exploring coding in Tidal Cycles, unpicking a couple of basic functions and theory and featuring extracts of live coded music. 


Monday, 10 January 2022

Sat 15 Jan - Sovietwave and Live Coding

Exploring the retrofuturistic world of synthwave from former Soviet Union countries and looking at live coding including fragments of new compositions created using Tidal Wave and Sonic Pi.

Saturday, 1 January 2022

Sat 8 Jan - Live Coding in Artistic Expression

Live coding in music and arts culture Looking at how software such as Tidal Cycles, Supercollider functions in sound art and visual effects created ‘on the fly’ in a computer browser for example Hydra created by Olivia Jack.