WGXC-90.7 FM

Noise & The Megacity: Sports Noise

Jan 19, 2021: 2pm - 3pm
WGXC 90.7-FM: Radio for Open Ears

90.7-FM in NY's Upper Hudson Valley and wgxc.org/listen everywhere

Standing Wave Radio

wavefarm.org/listen and 1620-AM at Wave Farm

Hosted by Paulus van Horne.

This month on the program, we are listening to (fake) noise. The majority of the program will consist of recordings of synthesized crowd noise from sports video games from 1990 & 2000. In addition, Paulus interviews composer Sivan Silver-Swartz about baseball on the radio.

A dive into an archive of collected noises from 10 megacities across the globe. Interviews and ruminations will be mixed in with these sounds, in search of a better understanding of a fundamental question: "what is noise?