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Adventures In Sound And Music 9 October 2014

October 2014


Our weekly Thursday evening programme on Resonance FM. Derek Walmsley hosts, joined by the globetrotting selector, compiler, writer and South East Asian music specialist Chris Menist of the Paradise Bangkok club, label and now group. With records culled from family stores, record fairs and antiques markets from across the rim of the Indian Ocean.

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Adventures In Sound And Music 29 May 2014

May 2014


Our Thursday evening radio programme on Resonance FM, this week hosted by Derek Walmsley. With tracks by Wolves In The Throne Room, Ian Middleton, Bremen, Dalhous, Ensemble Economique and more.

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Adventures In Sound And Music 20 March 2014

March 2014


This week's show on Resonance FM sees Derek Walmsley go deep into new modern composition. Works and performances by Peter Ablinger, Klaus Lang, Antoine Beuger & Michael Pisaro, Martin Iddon, Helmut Lachenmann and more.

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Adventures In Sound And Music 6 February 2014

February 2014


Derek Walmsley hosts this edition of The Wire's weekly broadcast on Resonance FM, playing all new music currently rocking The Wire office. Tracks from Gnod, Russell Haswell, Sculpture, Killing Sound, Cyclobe, Actress, Matthew Philip Hopkins, Tom James Scott & Andrew Chalk and more.

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Adventures In Sound And Music 28 June 2012

July 2012

Hosted by Derek Walmsley, with wedding music from Ethiopia (traditional songs arranged by Getachew Degefu) and Syria, Tamil, India, gnawa trance music from Morroco, the Big Band music of Cairo's Salah Ragab, plus music from improvisors the world over in aid of Japanese charities following the Fukushima disaster.

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In Search Of Scott Walker

May 2012


Derek Walmsley and Rob Young go in search of Scotty Engel, also known as Noel Scott Engel, or the man who now goes by the stage name he adopted almost 50 years ago, Scott Walker. This show coincides with the publication of No Regrets: Writings On Scott Walker, a collection of essays put together by The Wire in conjunction with Orion Books. Originally broadcast on Resonance 104.4FM, 22 May 2012.

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Adventures In Sound And Music 12 January 2012

January 2012

The Wire's Thursday evening broadcast on Resonance FM returns in the new year with a new name: Adventures In Sound And Music. Hosted by Derek Walmsley, with tracks by André Vida, Ferran Fages, new Korean electroacoustic improvs, White Out, Microkingdom and more.

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Adventures In Modern Music 29 September 2011

October 2011

Hosted by Derek Walmsley, spinning music from artists rolling through Newcastle's Tusk festival in October, including Vincent Epplay and Samon Takahashi, Pulse Emitter, Hype Williams and Hiss Golden Messenger. Plus 1940s era Sun Ra from the depths of Michael D Anderson's Sun Ra archive, recordings which are forthcoming on The Eternal Myth Revealed box set.

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Adventures In Modern Music 01 September 2011

September 2011

Adventures In Modern Music this week goes crate digging through Thailand, Vietnam and Yemen with writer, compiler and musician Chris Menist (Soundway, Dust To Digital, Finders Keepers), with 7"s from Waipod Petchsuphan, Kwanjit Siphajan, Raja Ali, Van Vi and more. Chris Menist will be spinning records at Dancing Time With Soundway in London 10 September. For more DJ dates, check here.

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Adventures In Modern Music 25 August 2011

August 2011

Host Derek Walmsley presents a special episode on Bill Kouligas's Pan label, with music from Kouhei Matsunaga/NHKyx, Heatsick, Eli Keszler, Ben Vida, Andre Vida, Bill Kouligas, and Marginal Consort (their last performance from 2008).