Transmission 11: 52 Cart Pick Up vol 1

June 2016 for Radio Reverb 97.2FM and DAB in Brighton.

Volume 1 was originally broadcast as Transmission 12 in September 2011.

52 Cart Pick Up intro
Asteroid Pete Moore 0:15
Bug (Electric Last Minute) Cornelius 0:39
Suede Ken Nordine 0:28
Something Against You Pixies 1:48
Grandstand Theme Keith Mansfield 0:24
Lunch Hour Pops Basil Kirchin 0:56
Transmitting Live From Mars De La Soul 1:12
30 Century Man Scott Walker 1:29
Brain Melt MF Doom and Madlib 1:29
Frequency The Jesus & Mary Chain 1:19
Three Blind Mice The Beach Boys 1:03
Southerners (interlude) Prefuse 73 0:24
The Sound Of The City The Johnny Mann Singers 1:14
On the Subway Brian Reitzell & Roger J Manning Jr.
Katherine Ginger Lee 0:49
Depression_Years Marty Segal 0:44
Goldberg Variations BWV 988: Variation IV a 1 Clavier Glenn Gould 0:29
Magic In A Mortal Minute Cody Chesnutt 0:38
Brad Haunts a Party Nina Nastasia 1:56
Bod Theme Derek Griffiths 0:23
If Your Breasts Ivor Cutler 0:09
The Ladies Bras Wisby 0:37
( underneath announcement) Black Noise Rotary Connection 0:21
Dazzle Dust Phantom Discoteccamuta Phantom Pregnancies 1:11
Mechanical Life Numbers 1:18
Plastiphilia Dopplereffekt 1:03
In This Temple As In The Hearts Of Man For Whom He Saved The Earth Sufjan Stevens 0:37
U.K. Burial 1:40
Bang, Bang Outishly Amiri Baraka 1:29
Introduction Nick Drake 1:32
Little Boxes Malvina Reynolds 1:40
Frozen Steam Break Alan Parker & John Cameron 0:35
Open Field Maher Shalal Hash Baz 1:24
Timex Mike Sammes 0:49
Fingerbobs Theme Michael Jessett 0.44
Effervescing Elephant (Take 2) Syd Barrett 1:28
The Chicken Mississippi John Hurt 1:08
True Love Will Find You in the End Daniel Johnston 1:45
Johnsborg, Illinois Tom Waits 1:35
Tommib Squarepusher 1:19
After The Laughter And You Will Know Us By The Trail of the Dead 1:15
You Thrill Me Patty Waters 1:20
Epilogue Bill Evans 0:39
How The Weather Comes Over The Central Hillside Alan Sparhawk 1:46
Opening Lee Ranaldo 1:50
II Wirbelnd – Trommelnd – Knarrend Karlheinz Stockhausen 0:22
Sylvester Sly & The Family Stone 0:45
Harmony 3 Spiritualized 0:18
Dragonflys Devendra Banhart 1:00
Morpha Too Big Star 1:28
A Kiss To Build A Dream On Louis Armstrong 1:16
Nikkatsu Theme – Drifter Theme Instrumental Hajime Kaburagi 0:51
Just Passing The Small Faces 1:15
Hellcat Alden Shuman 1:44
Departure Earth Wind & Fire 0:23
Time Out Fanfare Ciocărlia 0:20
Tremelo My Bloody Valentine 1:33
Raining in Darling Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy 1:53
i Aphex Twin 1:17
Velocity Girl Primal Scream
Roobarb and custard Johnny Hawskworth
Tonight Sibylle Baier

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Transmission 54: New Age Cassettes

English Meadow by Irv Teibel from ‘Enviroments 4’ (1979)
Morning by Michael Stearns from ‘Morning Jewel’ (1980)
Dolphin Song by Surf Sounds Inc from ‘The Enchanting Sounds of Dolphin Song’ (1989)
Cometary Wailing / Gliding Thru The Cosmophonic Dome by Bernard Xolotl from ‘ Journey To An Oracle’ (1981)
All Pervading by Laraaji from ‘Celestial Vibration’ (1978)
Love and Dream by Ariel Kalma from ‘Bindu’ (1984)
The Reminder Of Long Ago by Joanna Brouk from Sounds Of The Sea (1981)
Li Sun by Judith Tripp from ‘Windscape’ (1983)
Quiescence by Michel Uyttebroek ‎from ‘Quiescence’ (1986)
Arabian Fantasy by J D Emmanuel from ‘Sound Paintings’ (1980)
Untitled by Valley Of The Sun Publishing’s ‘‎Hypnogogic Sound / Vibration Tape’ (1982)
Sea of Bliss by Don Slepian from ‘Sea of Bliss’ (1980)
Crystal Loop 1 by The Nightcrawlers from ‘Crystal Loops’ (1983)
Photonos by Emerald Web from ‘Agua Regia’ (1982)
Untitled ‎by Evenson from ‘Evensong’ (1979)
Morning by Michael Stearns from ‘Morning Jewel’ (1980)
The Psychologically Ultimate Seashore by Irv Teibel from ‘Environments 1’ (1969)
Yamuna Tira Vihari by Alice Coltrane, from ‘Turiya Sings’ (1982)
Om Mani Padme Hum by Constance Demby from ‘Skies Above Skies’ (1978)

First broadcast on Radio Reverb 97.2FM and DAB in Brighton, online at on Monday 4th April 2016.

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Transmission 49: Cassette Tapes 2

Looking at past and present uses and abuses of cassette tapes over the last 5 decades. This show includes the sounds of poltergeists, doomsday cults, fake serial killer confessions, tapes from Cassette Store Day 2015, another artist taking the 4 Track 24 hour challenge, as well as the never aired and the rarely heard. First broadcast on Radio Reverb 97.2FM and DAB in Brighton on 1st November 2015

For a music-only version of the show with fewer DJ links click on this mixcloud link.

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Transmission #53 – Charla’s Brain Storm 1993

Transmitted on Radio Reverb 97.2FM and DAB in Brighton, streaming online at
Sunday 7th February at 11pm
Monday 8th February at 11am
Tuesday 9th February at 1pm
Wednesday 10th February at 11am
Thursday 11th February at 10am
Saturday 13th February at 2am

Simon Wilkinson’s website
A few Charla’s Brain Storm pieces can be found here

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Recent Radio shows – uploads coming soon

Transmission #49: Cassette Tapes 2
Transmission #50: Live mix of the first 49 shows
Transmission #51: Steve ‘Sleeze’ Steele reads Blaster Al Ackerman
Transmission #52: Buck in Fudgy Tapes 1986 – 1999

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Transmission 48: Cassette Tapes 1

The first in a series of shows looking at past and present uses and abuses of the cassette tape format.
First broadcast on Radio Reverb 97.2FM, Brighton, on DAB and on 4th October 2015.

Lou Ottens, Inventor Cassette Tape
1991 – Reborn Ice Horn

Drexciya – Wavejumper
C.L.A.W.S. – Disko Disko
Ata Kak – Obaa Sima

Ste Spandex – We’re all friends here
Hair & Treasure – Good Meconium
Wrong Signals – However, The Joke Became Serious
Dagir Du – Tomb Drifter
HZHA x Grindalf – Pacific Trail
Ellen Zweig – She travelled the landscape
Ice 9 - ‘Untilted’ from Cassette Gazette
Black Spirituals – Mantanzas Dub
Tengui - Kicktrip
Mammane Sani et son Orgue – Bodo
Sufjan Stevens – Blue Bucket of Gold (Outro)
Michael Stearns – Morning
Budal Lardil - Byee Gingara Bushfire Farewell
Sufjan Stevens – Fourth of July
Inbalance 16 – Best Available Technology
(4 track 24) Soundless Mind Eraser – Ferric Dunes (4 Short Wave Radios and Tape Loops)
Palmbomen II - Leo Danzinger
Johnny Brainstorm and the Mindsmears – Creatures from Mars
Washington Phillips – Mother’s Last Word To Her Son
Blaster Al Ackerman, read by Steve ‘sleaze’ Steele – The man in the green night shirt
Sauna Youth – Negative Obsessions
Graham Dowdall – Light programme

For a music only version, with no DJ links, you can listen to this mixcloud version:

# 48 – Cassette Tapes 1 by Currently Off Air on Mixcloud

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Transmissions 51 & 52 – Cassette Tapes

Another cassette tape special will be broadcast on Radio Reverb 97.2FM in Brighton during January 2016
The first part of the show contains three stories by Blaster Al Ackerman, performed by Steve ‘Sleaze’ Steele and produced by Circa69 in 1995.
The stories are:
The Man in the Green Night Shirt
The True Reality
I Remember Spine Weekly

In the 2nd half of the show there is a noisy 30 minute mixtape from Buck in Fudgy of home-produced cassettes from 1986 – 1999. The tracklisting for this mixtape is:
I thought you were dead Jerry’s Dead on a Llama (1986)
Collision – Play (1990)
Galapagos – Ice Cream time Bomb (1989)
Miles – Blacksunburstdaydream (1991)
Ann Fetamin’s wish – Graph Paper Shirts (1992)
S(h)ttin’ on the Dock of the Bay - Moist (1989)
Excerpt from tape 1 – Soundless Mind Eraser (1993)
Cosmos – Charred Mucus (1986)
Lie Still – Woodgoblins (1991)
Animals That Fly – Mookie Arkestra (1998)
Detroitness Super Spatial Biscuit Band (1998)
To kill an air hostess Black Pixel (1999)
Volapük- Tanktop (1992)
lw tuning catastrophe at 2am – Tanktop (1994)
Armitage Shanks - Porcelain (1994)
Dissolver Kato Lazan (1999)
Bloke This is Nothing (1997)
Kora – Johnny Schlackman (1995)
Close my eyes – The M is for Marv (1999)

Both parts of the show will be uploaded as a podcast later in January 2016.

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Transmission 47: Dancefloor (for DJ Chopper)

# 47 Dancefloor (for DJ Chopper) by Currently Off Air on Mixcloud

Appalachian Grove Laurie Spiegel
Hare Krishna Alice Coltrane
Louis’ Albrecht La’Brooy
Oh Jabba O B Ignitt
Wayne County Hill Cops Omar S and O B Ignitt
Stellar Awakening CN
Fade Holly Herndon
Chord Memories Shan
Pipe Bomb Spekter
Su What? Awanto 3
Chants Adultrock
Jamaica Burning Carter Bros
Dancefloor 118 Margot
Le Prince noir (Pilooski Mix) Perez
Urals Walls
Renata Holden
Answer (Dub) Ghost Culture
A Thousand Nights Gregor Tresher
Demented (Or Just Crazy) Tres Demented
Sharevari A Number of Names
Nitwit Shop
Throw Paperclip People
You are so Just Just Rework
Unfurla Clark
Silver Threads Jo Johnson

First broadcast on 2nd August 2015, Radio Reverb 97.2FM, Brighton

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Transmission 46: Euro Curios 1977 – 1988 (part 2)

A road trip through independent Belgian and French music of the late-seventies and early-eighties: cold wave, industrial, synth-pop, electro, dark wave, disco, new wave and euro-pop.
Part 1 (Transmission #44) was a road trip from Italy to the Netherlands.

# 46 Euro Curios 1977 – 1988 (Part 2) by Currently Off Air on Mixcloud

Aksak Maboul Scratch Holiday 1984
Pas De Deux Cardiocleptomanie 1983
Berntholer My suitor 1983
Carol So Low 1981
The Honeymoon Killers Ariane 1982
Telex Moskow Diskow 1979
Antena Frantz 1982
Enzo Kreft I Don’t Understand It 1983
Snowy Red Euroshima Wardance 1988
Linear Movement Cytogenetic Movement 1983
Zwischenfall Flucht 1983
Plastic Bertrand ‎ Tout Petit La Planète 1979
Antena Achilles 1982

Jo Lemaire + Flouze Je Suis Venue Te Dire Que Je M’en Vais 1981
Codek Closer 1981
Nini Raviolette Suis-Je Normale 1980
Martin Dupont Wagui 1983
Mathématiques Modernes Disco Rough 1980
Deux Game And Performance 1983
Bernard Fevre Dali 1977
Cha Cha Guitri Les yeux ouverts 1981
Kas Product Never Come Back 1982
Mathématiques Modernes
Jungle Love 1981
Ruth Polaroïd/Roman/Photo 1985
Wax WaxDance (Dupe Edit) 1984
Black Devil No regrets 1978
Martin Circus Disco Circus 1978
Martin Dupont Just Because 1984

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Transmission 45: 45 x 45rpm

To mark our 45th transmission, Paul selects 45 of his 45 rpm 7′ singles, starting with his first piece of vinyl from 1980.

# 45 45 x 45 by Currently Off Air on Mixcloud

My World Secret Affair
Turning Japanese The Vapors
Egyptian Reggae Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers
Memories Bronski Beat
I Dub U Freeez
Boogie Down (Bronx) Man Parrish
Buffalo Gals Malclom McLaren & The World’s Famous Supreme Team
Autodrive Herbie Hancock
Hyperactive! Thomas Dolby
A Time to hear (who’s listening) Art of Noise
Change of Heart Change
Oh Sheila Ready for the World
Hit & Run Total Contrast
Never be the same Breakfast Club
Never Too Late to Love You Kissing the Pink
Heartbreak Beat Psychedelic Furs
Beat so Lonely Charlie Sexton
Let him go Animotion
Quiet Life Japan
The Look of Love Part 2 ABC
The Heat is on The Power Station
Driving Away from Home (Jim’s Tune) It’s Immaterial
What’s my scene Hoodoo Gurus
Time I broke down (I think it’s) One Thousand Violins
Tombstone Eat
Cocoanut Woman Harry Belafonte
Carolina Carol Bela Jorge Ben and Toquinho
Instrumental My Bloody Valentine
Big City Spacemen 3
No Sleep Huggy Bear
Wingwalker Shellac
Throw Down Dinosaur Jr
Haunt You Down Pavement
New Year (demo) The Breeders
Transmitters Sauna Youth
Pansy Twist Huggy Bear
What law am I breaking now? Blood Sausage
Klang Tone Stereolab
Tied Up (Cheeky Monkey Slut Mix) LFO
Mono BEAK>
Movement LCD Soundsystem
Wild out day Mike Ladd
En viihdy kotona Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät
Stay Low
Alison Neil Halstead
Strung Like Lights At Thee Printemps Erable Godspeed You! Black Emperor
Black (inside) Rolf Julius

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