Currently Off Air
Currently Off Air is a monthly radio transmission that might feature cassette tapes, cut-ups, documentaries, occasionally true stories, spoken word and themed music shows, comedy and soap operas in space.
New transmissions air on the first Sunday of the month at 11pm-midnight on Radio Reverb 97.2FM and DAB in Brighton, UK, streaming live on www.radioreverb.com.
Following the Sunday broadcast the show is repeated throughout the following week. Check Radio Reverb's schedule for details.
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Tracklist The Dawning by Constance Demby (from Sunborne 1980) Heart of Data (Soundtrack Edit) by Factory Floor, 2018 Point of No Return by Stasis, 1993 Africa by Clement Djimogne, 1979 from Pop Makossa – The Invasive Dance Beat Of Cameroon … Continue reading
PLAYLIST (and links to tapes/downloads) Black Fly by Circuit Des Yeux from Reaching for Indigo on Drag City Guide to Broadcasting I’m 89 (excerpt) by People Like Us from Early Radio Works Vol 1 Sucata Tapes Silver Lining by Laura … Continue reading
The March Transmission features stories and poems by: Mike Ladd Rod McKuen Ken Nordine Circa 69 and Steve ‘Sleele’ Steele Amiri Baraka Paul Schrader Captain Beefheart Charles Bukowski Sonja Mare Laurie Anderson Frank Minion Getrude Stein Jack Keroauc The Last … Continue reading
Nick and Paul present another crackly vinyl selection of songs they don’t play on the radio. Tracklist Old Comrades on Dutch Barrel Organ (1958) The Lost Sheep by Adrian Munsey, his Sheep, wild and Orchestra (1979) Abide with Me by … Continue reading
Looking at past and present uses and abuses of cassette tapes. New tapes as well as the never aired and the rarely heard. PLAYLIST (and links to tapes/downloads) Immigration by Ellen and Laurie Freelove from ‘SoundViews Volume One: Sources’, ¿What … Continue reading
Trackliist Blue Nudes (I-IV) by Jefre Cantu-Ledesma from ‘In summer’, Shining Skull Third by Gareth Flowers from ‘Ritual 77 / Gareth Flowers’, Tandem Tapes Atelier 5 by Poirier Marshall Partners from ‘Atelier / Ferme’, Kit Records Buuraha U Dheer (The … Continue reading
PLAYLIST “13 Angels Standing Guard ’round the Side of Your Bed” A Silver Mt. Zion The Idea of North Glenn Gould Cos Ber Zam – Ne Noya (Daphni Mix) Daphni Winter’s Going Bonnie Dobson When I die Motherlode Canada Shellac … Continue reading
PLAYLIST I’m at that Party Right Now Vito Ricci Loser’s Hymn Talaboman Sun My Sweet Sun Red Axes Sun King (Edits From The Sputnik Quadrant) Sputnik Rushing into Water Tolouse Low Trax Mumukata Codona Poppy Nogood And The Phantom Band … Continue reading
To mark this month’s changing of the clocks, signalling the arrival of British Summer time, this is a re-transmission of songs and stories about Light Answering the questions: Why do we change the clocks? How does blue light help old … Continue reading
TRACKLIST International Novelty Quartette Pan And The Wood Goblins Mose Allison Everybody Cryin’ Mercy Pete Seeger Waist Deep In The Big Muddy Marc Ribot Y Los Cubanos Postizos No Me Llores Más The Black Lodge Singers Flinstones Ted Chippington … Continue reading