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Live from the Winter SWL Fest: Shortwave Shindig

Feb 28, 2020: 9:15 pm - Feb 29, 2020: 1am
Doubletree Guest Suites Philadelphia West

The Shortwave Shindig is a popular late night hang and extended listening session hosted by David Goren (former Wave Farm artist-in-residence) at the annual Winter SWL Fest celebrating the short wavelengths with stories, songs, and vintage sounds.

Shortwave Shindig Opening Ceremonies (9:15-10:00 p.m.)
Our resident folk music laureate Saul Broudy opens the show with old radio favorites and other specialties from his vast repertoire followed by a revue of shortwave sounds in popular culture and specially commissioned works.

Meet the Archivists (10:00 -10:45 p.m.)
Our panel of radio archivists Thomas Witherspoon, Mark Fahey https://archive.org/details/HOPE-11-a14 Monitoring_Dusty_War_Zones_and_Tropical_Paradises_Being_a_Broadcast_Anthropologist and David Goren share their favorite rarities including some gems from the recently rescued collection of the late Michael Pool aka The Professor. http://www.radiosurvivor.com/tag/michael-pool/

NYC FM Pirate Radio Update (10:45-11:30 p.m.)
A sneak peek at a major update to the Brooklyn Pirate Radio Sound Map and related news and discussion about urban pirate radio in the US.

Mercy! So Much Noise (11:30 p.m.-???)
Tom Miller aka Comrade Squelch https://wavefarm.org/ta/archive/artists/qq5fkh and David Goren weave a dense mix combining live radio with archival airchecks.

All times are approximate and subject to change.