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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.

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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.

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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.

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Transmission 6 – Love in Outer Space

The second part of space drama, ‘The Tesla Frequencies’, makes up part of this frisky, interplanetary show.
60 minutes of the usual bouillabaisse of absurd comedy, cut ups and music.

This show will broadcast on Radio Reverb 97.2FM, Brighton, UK, streaming
on www.radioreverb.com from Friday 18th February 2011 at 9pm.
It will repeat every Friday at 9pm & Sunday 11pm for a month.

To play or download an mp3 of the transmission click HERE.

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

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Transmission 5 – The Tesla Frequencies

The start of a new 963 part Space Drama ‘The Tesla Frequencies’ makes up part of this Galactic themed show. A live radio link to the Outernational Space Station goes awry.
55 minutes of the usual bouillabaisse of absurd comedy, cut ups and tributes to
the golden ages of radiowave transmissions.

This show will broadcast on Radio Reverb 97.2FM, Brighton, UK, streaming
on www.radioreverb.com from Friday 14th January 2011 at 9pm.
It will repeat every Friday at 9pm & Sunday 11pm for a month.

To play or download an mp3 of the transmission click HERE.

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

The Tesla Frequencies

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Transmission 4 Xmas

Currently off Air – Transmission 4 Xmas will be broadcast on Radio Reverb 97.2 FM in Brighton, 9pm on Christmas Eve, repeated 11pm on Boxing Day and 9pm on New Year’s Eve. Come and join us around the wassailing bowl. You can listen to the show below.

Currently Off Air is a monthly sonic soup of absurd comedy, cut ups and tributes to the golden ages of radiowave transmissions. This month: a wassailing bowl of wacaday doom, Bobby Doughnuts reporting from the Reindeer shaving championships, anti-Porn dental pain, the Faruk clown tribe invade Brighton, Shatner’s Jingle blow out, Laboratoro in session, music from Frusciante, The Sonics, Beck, Rotary Connection, Jim White and a Charlie Brown christmas.

To play or download an mp3 of the transmission click HERE.

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