Playing tracks by
Vitor Joaquim, Tilia, C, Pedro Tudela, Luis Marte and more.
from 20 to 20000 hz #6: essays on radio
2005 - 53 min
A remix of 'Essays on Radio: Can I have 2 minutes of your time?'
(DVD+CD) (Cronica 020-2005)
Created for SINSALradio and Crónica Electrónica
Broadcasted on 27th May 2005, SINSALradio #77, Vigo, ES
Essays on Radio aims to comment on the sound medium, on the technology and the culture of radio. In the midst of media saturation, radio can easily end by being an overlooked medium, not only due to its lower visibility compared to most mainstream media but mostly because it is an un-visual medium. It is also one of the longer standing and of the oldest electronic media that is still alive, so the novelty factor is not a help. Radio was the first broadcast medium, as well as the first that was sound-specific and intangible. Historically, radio was the primary responsible for an awareness of sound that went beyond the strict scope of music. [...]