Saturday on free103point9 Online Radio

Dec 14, 2012 7:44 pm
Transmission arts, radio art, radio theatre, sound art, creative composition, field recordings, free jazz, noise, and other experimental sounds from free103point9 Online Radio are featured on Saturdays on WGXC 90.7-FM in the Hudson Valley, in New York. On Dec. 15:

Midnight- 2 a.m.: "Nick Millevoi, Kier Neuringer"
Performance recorded earlier in the evening from live WGXC webcast from Spotty Dog Books & Ale in Hudson with Millevoi, a Philadelphia-based guitarist and Neuringer, who was raised in New York and trained as a classical composer and multidisciplinary artist in Poland and the Netherlands.

4-5 a.m.: "What's the Frequency, Kenneth?
"The Fiscal Cliff and The Art of the Deal" is the subject. Hosted by Paul Fischer.

5–7 a.m.: "Shortwave Hours: Rip Van Winkle Amateur Radio Club"
Two hours of shortwave radio-oriented programming, with news of the Rip Van Winkle Amateur Radio Club's holiday party Dec. 17 at Noecker66 auto dealership in Hudson, NY. Plus solar weather, meteor showers and ham radio, and other reports. Other reports:
5:15 a.m.: "The RAIN Report: "17-year-old Nick Odell, KD0OCR, talks about his experience with EOSS balloon launching. (12 minutes)."
5:30 a.m., "The Shortwave Report" with host Dan Roberts and international news via shortwave radio.
6 a.m.: "Glenn Hauser's World of Radio"
6:30 a.m.: "Amateur Radio Newsline"
"A high altitude balloon carrying an amateur radio APRS transponder flies from California to Morocco; D-Star tests coming to the High Frequency bands; two nations on opposite sides of the world gain access to 472 to 479 Kilohertz and more on the Department of Homeland Security sponsored emergency communications traing at the 2013 Dayton Hamvention."

7–8 a.m.: "Saturday Morning Serial: Upstate Radio Theatre"
Two radio plays.

8–10 a.m.: "Open Air: 20121215"
This is a live transmission art show about local transmissions. As many local frequencies, signals, and transmissions will be mixed in. Check in on CB radio, weather radio, shortwave, scanners, cell phones, strings-and-cups, or whatever else we can tune in. This collaborative show may come from any location, but usually the WGXC Greene County studios at Wave Farm in Acra and the Catskill Community Center. Features include solar weather, shortwave news, and more. Call in and add your voice 518-291-WGXC. Tweet song requests and messages @WGXC. Also includes "WGXC Ski Report" and "This Day in History" from Jack Ross-Pilkington.

11 a.m. – noon: "Framework: Gill Arno"
400th edition of framework:ephemera has been produced with guest Gill Arno, in the Fotofono studio in Brooklyn, New York. Framework engages artists who engages the sounds of the world.

Noon – 1 p.m.: "Vital Weekly: 20121215"
Experimental new music each week from the folks that ran Staalplaat. Tracks from Banabila & Machinefabriek, Lunar Germination, Katharina Klement, others.

1 p.m. – 2 p.m.: "Ravi Shankar Tribute"
In a recording from the Pacifica Radio Archives, Ravi Shankar talks with "Radio Unnameable"'s Bob Fass and takes listener call-in questions. Other Shankar recordings are presented. The Indian sitarist died Tue., Dec. 11.

2-3 p.m.: "Distract and Disable"
From Jonny Farrow.

3-4 p.m.: "The Human Machine"
From Max Goldfarb about the intersection of humans and machines.

4 p.m. – 7 p.m.: "Saturday Afternoon Show: A Light That Never Goes Out"
Book signing for "A Light That Never Goes Out: The Enduring Saga of the Smiths" by Ulster County resident Tony Fletcher with Smiths songs performed by Stephen Bluhm and Terry McCann at 5 p.m. from Spotty Dog Books & Ale. Also, the week in radio news starts the show at 4 p.m. An interview with Joseph Torres, Senior External Affairs Director of the non-partisan advocacy group Free Press and co-author of "News for All the People: The Epic Story of Race and the American Media" (2012) is also interviewed, by the show "Sounds of Dissent" on WZBC. Torres talks about the impact of Federal Communication Commission policies on ownership of broadcast media by women and people of color. Tom Roe hosts the show from Wave Farm in Acra, NY, with Jess Puglisi engineering from Spotty Dog Books & Ale in Hudson, NY.

7–8 p.m.: "The Wringer: Avalon Light Therapy"
Avalon Light Therapy, which uses a combination of blue red and infrared led lights to assist healing of the body, and homeopathy, are discussed with Dr. John Ritz.

8 p.m. – 9 p.m.: "Action Speaks: Modern Times"
Discussion of Charlie Chaplin's 1936 film "Modern Times." Charles Musser, Professor of American Studies, Film Studies, and Theater Studies at Yale University; Maureen Reddy, Professor and Chair of the English Department at Rhode Island College; Philip Rosen is a Professor of Modern Culture and Media at Brown University are guests with host Marc Levitt. Produced by AS220, a nonprofit center for the arts in Providence, Rhode Island.

10-10:30 p.m.: "Radia: Radio Worm's 'Hitler'"
A radio play created by Nikolai Galen (voices) and Dolf Planteijdt (soundwork) at the WORM studio in Rotterdam 29.10-3.11.12 with additional work at the Koeienverhuur Mobile in Amsterdam. Based on a play text by Nikolai Galen. With thanks to RadioWORM. "Radia" is a weekly show created by one of an international group of stations interested in new and forgotten ways to make creative radio. WGXC/free103point9 are members in the group, and air the show each week. Warning, this show contains harsh language and subject matter.
Wave Farm / WGXC Acra Contact Info
Mailing: PO Box 13 Acra, NY 12405
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