"free103point9: Ten Years of Transmission Arts," The Brooklyn Rail, July/August 2007. (Text)

by John MacDonald
free103point9: Ten Years of Transmission Arts by John MacDonald for The Brooklyn Rail. "I’m standing in Williamsburg’s Black & White Gallery with a portable radio in my hands and a pair of headphones fit snugly in my ears. My thumb plies the FM dial, leading me through New York’s familiar Hot 97s and Z-100s, before landing squarely on 103.9 FM—one of two FM frequencies devoted to Tom Roe’s gallery performance this afternoon. Suddenly my head is awash in a mishmash of transmitted ephemera ...