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Radio Reverb Timeslot changes

During the Autumn of 2012 Currently Off Air will be broadcasting each month on Radio Reverb 97.2 FM in Brighton.
The time slot is 11pm on the first Sunday of each month with repeats on the following week: 7am on Tuesday, noon on Wednesday and 5am on Friday.

Therefore the Autumn show times are:

Sunday 7th October at 11pm
repeated: Tuesday 9th October at 7am and Wednesday 10th October at noon.

Sunday 4th November at 11pm
repeated: Tuesday 6th November at 7am and Wednesday 7th November at noon.

Sunday 2nd December at 11pm
repeated: Tuesday 4th December at 7am and Wednesday 5th December at noon.

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Transmission 12: 52 Cart Pick Up

Our signal went kaput this month so the Currently Off Air emergency broadcast machine randomly auto-selected 52 complete pieces of music in 55 minutes. A Riot-Girl-Jazz-poetics-ambient-hip-hop-orchestral-folk-electronica mix up. Playlist here

Broadcast on Radio Reverb 97.2FM in Brighton and online at www.radioreverb.com on Friday 23rd September at 9pm, and 11pm on Sunday 25th September 2011.
To download the show Right Click HERE and Save.

You can also subscribe to the podcast in iTunes.

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The Tesla Frequencies – Episode 4: ‘The Road’

A Space Comedy in 963 Parts. Episode 4:’The road’. Baz taxis a delirious Correlli from the Tesla Module across to the Astronautical Space Station, encoutering traffic cops and strange signals along the way. Meanwhile, missing astronaut Thomas Branly makes a reappearance.

First broadcast as part of Currently Off Air Transmission 10 podcast and UK radio show. www.currentlyoffair.com

To download this episode right click here and save.

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Transmission 9: Emergency Broadcast

Our signal went kaput this month so the Currently Off Air emergency broadcast machine randomly auto-selected 55 minutes of sonic mayhem to fill the dead air.

Listen here:

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Transmission 8: The Road B-side

The B-side of a themed show about life on the road: road songs and roaring engines, Beat Generation benzedrine buzz from Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, Ferlinghetti, Hunter S. Thompson, Lee Ranaldo, Mamie Van Doren and Morphine. Songs from the side of the road by The Modern Lovers, The Normal, Arlo & Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan, Sun Ra, Tom Waits, Bongwater and Audio Bunny.

Listen below / playlist here

This show will broadcast on Radio Reverb 97.2FM, Brighton, UK, streaming
on www.radioreverb.com from Friday 17th June 2011 at 9pm.
It will repeat every Friday at 9pm & Sunday 11pm for two weeks.

To download an mp3 click HERE.

You can subscribe to the podcast with iTunes by clicking HERE.

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Brighton Festival Show No.2


More coverage of the 2011 Brighton Festival. Featuring an interview with Yael Karavan on her ensemble’s award winning show, ‘Anima’, Fred Pipes on Open Houses, Cine-City’s ‘Hangover Square’ installation, drunken clowns loose in Hove, and, possibly inaccurate festival reports from FTarts correspondent, Malone Carter.

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Brighton Festival Radio

Here’s some packages that Currently Off Air has put together for Brighton Festival Radio, running thoughout May.

An interview with il pixel rosso’s Silvia Mercuriali. Along with filmmaker, Simon Wilkinson, she has created a show, ‘And the Birds Fell from the Sky’, at the Old Market, Hove as part of the Brighton Festival, which is a mixture of outlaw clowns, interactive film, video goggles and immersive theatre. This piece looks at the controversy that erupted as the Faruk clowns began marauding through the city.
And the Birds Fell from the Sky by IL PIXEL ROSSO by Currently Off Air

An interview with Cine-City Co-Director, Tim Brown, concerning his ‘House’ festival audio installation for Patrick Hamilton’s masterpiece, ‘Hangover Square’. The exhibit, in a former hotel room in Brighton,transports the visitor to 1939 and features extracts narrated by Ashley Cook.
Hangover Square by CINE-CITY by Currently Off Air

An interview with Yael Karavan on the Karavan Ensemble’s new show, ‘Anima’: a unique Site-Specific experience inspired by Light. A journey through dance, physical theatre, live music and visual imagery taking place as part of the Brighton Fringe Festival 2011 ‘…Dreamlike as well as surreal…’ The Guardian. Music by Tristan Shorr.
Anima by THE KARAVAN ENSEMBLE by Currently Off Air

A hunt for Matt Rudkin, a dance maestro whose funny and alarming show, ‘Naive Dance Masterclass’, plays as part of the Brighton Festival at the Nightingale Theatre. Naïve Dance Masterclass is a stand-up and dance-about comedy combining deadpan wordplay and expert physical tomfoolery in a sweet blast of erudite mayhem. Drenched in ecstasy and anguish, ex-contemporary dance star, Matt Rudkin, shares his tale of artistic salvation through the exertions of riot duty training and the love of an immigrant hula-hoopist.
Naive Dance Masterclass by INCONVENIENT SPOOF by Currently Off Air

Artist, Fred Pipes, discusses Artists Open Houses and their 30th anniversary in Brighton, from the comfort of a sofa in the Dragonfly House.
Artists Open Houses by Currently Off Air

Klezmer Clarinetist, Merlin Shepherd and Sam Eden-Green from Brighton-based Balkan Brass band, Fanfara guide us through the music and the legends surrounding Brighton Festival 2011 visitors to the Brighton Dome, Serbia’s Boban & Marko Markovic Orchestra and Romania’s Fanfare Ciocarlia
Balkan Brass by Currently Off Air

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Brighton Festival Radio Transmission 1

Currently Off Air’s first show for Brighton Festival Radio features a hunt for Matt Rudkin, a dance maestro whose funny and alarming show, ‘Naive Dance Masterclass’, plays at the Nightingale Theatre. There is an interview with il pixel rosso’s Silvia Mercuriali. Along with filmmaker, Simon Wilkinson, she has created a show, ‘And the Birds Fell from the Sky’, at the Old Market, which is a mixture of outlaw clowns, interactive film, video goggles and immersive theatre. Also, protest songs, Balkan Brass and various absurdities.

Listen here:

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Transmission 8 – The Road

The A-side of a themed show about life on the road: road songs and roaring engines, Hells Angels, Taxi Drivers, Jack Kerouac, Tom Waits, Hunter S. Thompson, Charles Bukowski, Lee Ranaldo, radio jingle doctors and Bobby Doughnuts reporting on Drunken Wacky Races.

Full tracklisting on ‘PLAYLIST’ page.
The B-Side will follow on 13th May 2011.

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Transmission 7 – Mind Excursions

A themed show about the mind: E.S.P. parties, telekinetic stunts and hypnosis aboard the Outernational Space Station. Includes Episode 3 of the Space Drama, ‘The Tesla Frequencies’, sports reporter, Iam Ham-Roll covering the ‘It’s an E.S.P Knockout World Championships’ in Cuba, mindful music from 60s Beat Girls, 70s troubadours, 80s protopunks and Shoegazers. Warning: stuffed full of sonic guff. Produced by BiF.