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Most listened podcasts - September 2013 - Ràdio Web MACBA

Most listened podcasts - September 2013 - Ràdio Web MACBA

1- SONA #182. Bradien + Eduard Escoffet

Matías Rossi, founding member of Bradien, and Eduard Escoffet, choose 10 anchorage points that enhance our understanding of the background, processes and intentions of their synthesis of poetry and music.

Link: http://rwm.macba.cat/en/sonia/bradien_eduard_escoffet/capsula

2- OBJECTHOOD #1. Curated by Roc Jiménez de Cisneros

A historical overview and some new perspectives on objects in contemporary philosophy and art. Featuring interviews with Graham Harman and Luciana Parisi.

Link: http://rwm.macba.cat/en/specials/objecthood1_graham_harman_luciana_parisi/capsula
Playlist: http://rwm.macba.cat/uploads/20130823/Objecthood_1_eng.pdf

3- PROBES #5 Curated by Chris Cutler

This fifth programme sets the scene for a wide range of very different approaches to the exploration of timbre and looks at ways of modifying or preparing the traditional piano.

Link : http://rwm.macba.cat/en/curatorial/probes5_chris_cutler_/capsula
Playlist: http://rwm.macba.cat/uploads/20130806/Probes5_eng.pdf
Transcript: http://rwm.macba.cat/uploads/20130801/05probes_transcript_eng.pdf

4- INTERRUPTIONS #14 Mattergy. Curated by Carl Michael von Hausswolff

Carl Michael von Hausswolf opens our ears to the most obscure side of the radiowaves: a very strange place in the electromagnetic spectrum, where energy turns into sounding matter.

Link: http://rwm.macba.cat/en/curatorial/carl_michael_von_hausswolff_mattergy/capsula
Playlist: http://rwm.macba.cat/uploads/20130812/14interruptions_eng.pdf


The tale of how a student of ethnomusicology from Brooklyn spent a year in West Africa buying tapes off street markets… and how he managed to turn that bizarre collection into one of the most revered record labels in recent years.

Link: http://rwm.macba.cat/en/research/memorabilia_brian_shimkovitz/capsula
Playlist: http://rwm.macba.cat/uploads/20130903/Memorabilia_Brian_Shimkovitz_eng.pdf

6- INTERRUPTIONS #13 The inhuman voice. Curated by Genís Segarra

Since the late eighteenth century, speech therapists, linguists, entrepreneurs, artists and musicians have nurtured the dream of emulating human speech. In this mix, Genís Segarra offers a personal overview of a subject that fascinates him, with the story of voice synthesis as a narrative thread.

Link: http://rwm.macba.cat/en/curatorial/genis_segarra_inhuman_voice/capsula
Playlist: http://rwm.macba.cat/uploads/20130626/13Interruptions_eng.0.pdf

7- SONA #182. Bradien + Eduard Escoffet mixtape

In SONA #182 we invited Matías Rossi, founding member of Bradien, and Eduard Escoffet, to pick 10 anchor points to put into perspective the content of their album 'Pols'. Now here's a mixtape made from their music selection. Lucrecia Dalt, producer of the program, took care of it.

Link: http://rwm.macba.cat/en/extra/bradien_lucrecia_dalt_mix/capsula

8- SONA #119. Interview with Allan Sekula

Interview with Allan Sekula about the relationship between art and photography, about artistic activism, the role of the artist in the public sphere and "Waiting for Tear Gas".

Link: http://rwm.macba.cat/en/sonia/allan_sekula/capsula

9- PROBES #1. Curated and produced by Chris Cutler

PROBES #1 sets the scene and investigates early reconsiderations of pitch: probes that postulate new scales to be constructed through the ever-greater subdivision of the inherited intervals of equal temperament.

Link: http://rwm.macba.cat/en/curatorial/probes1_chris_cutler_/capsula

10- MEMORABILIA. COLLECTING SOUNDS WITH… Conversation with Vicki Bennett on her sound collection

This is an email conversation with plunderphonic artist and sound collector Vicki Bennett, which took place in Summer 2013.

Link: http://rwm.macba.cat/en/extra/conversation_vicki_bennett/capsula
PDF: http://rwm.macba.cat/uploads/20130820/memorabilia_vicki_bennett_conversation_eng.pdf