Weekend is not a piece that often features in discussions concerning the history of Electroacoustic music. It, however, predates the French School of Musique Concrete by at least a decade and is perhaps the only work of its kind recorded in the so-called “optical medium”; an early method of encoding sound onto cine-film. Originally commissioned and broadcast by Berlin Radio Hour, the piece was two years in the making and completely unique. Its’ … Continue reading Walter Ruttmann’s Weekend: The Genesis of Sound Collage and Radiophonic Art.
An offshoot of the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art RWM is a purely Web based Radio project with a focus on arts education. In essence a vast archive of Podcasts, the site is split into a number of Channels or programs much like a conventional Radio platform. Son[i]a is focused on the museum itself and features interviews with artists, documentaries on Philosophical movements within the … Continue reading Radio Web Macba: A nonprofit resource of Radiophonic research and education