16. April – 18. April: FUNKT, sound art radio from Cologne

The good people of Cologne have asked us, here at HQ of Radio On, to help transmit the sounds and words, and ideas of their sound art radio festival, Funkt. You have to be or understand German to appreciate the various layers within the meaning of the word Funkt. Friday, 16 April 2021  - program … Continue reading 16. April – 18. April: FUNKT, sound art radio from Cologne

Timothy Snyder – On Language and “Not Even Fascism”

On a dark and cold Winter's day I travelled to the very west of Berlin, to Wannsee. I had my little walkman with me. I wanted to record another Letter from Berlin. The walkman stopped working, and it got back into a short-lived existence when I stood on the platform of the S-Bahn station, waiting … Continue reading Timothy Snyder – On Language and “Not Even Fascism”

Gillian McIver – Lecture about Imaginary Movies

Gillian McIver talks at the opening of her exhibition. She writes that the exhibition is about posters which she made by taking some of her favourite “cinematic” paintings and imagining them as movies. She then made the posters for the films, imagining which actors might star in these imaginary films and what the critics might … Continue reading Gillian McIver – Lecture about Imaginary Movies

Fintan O’Toole – Brexit and the Crisis of Belonging

Fintan O'Toole held a talk at the Palais Kulturbrauerei in Berlin. His lecture was a part of the Berlin Seminar in Transnational European Studies. Adrian Shephard went there and recorded the lecture. Fintan O'Toole works for The Irish Times. He is also a writer. Here you can find an essay about Brexit by O'Toole, published … Continue reading Fintan O’Toole – Brexit and the Crisis of Belonging

Agnès Pe – Mitt Paté (Lecture on Musical Sound)

Imagine a place where you can see seven fast food shops in one second. Can't be too hard. Imagine the people in the pedestrian's zone that go with it. Also this can't be too difficult. Imagine the shop windows of the shoe stores. Focus. it is not hard. Imagine the mannequins in the shop windows, … Continue reading Agnès Pe – Mitt Paté (Lecture on Musical Sound)

Tape Review Show – The Start Here collection by Andy Birtwistle, part 2

Welcome to the Republic of Radio On In a little submarine . genderneutral mermaids vs black mermaids . mermaids and seahorses in Cornwall . mermaid anthropology and wet areas in Cornish churches . The Royal family and the mafia and the inbred zombies . . We are not funny because we watched Andy Kaufman who … Continue reading Tape Review Show – The Start Here collection by Andy Birtwistle, part 2

Nikolas Schreck – Lecture on Sound

The key notion of Nikolas Schreck's lecture evolves around sound as a means to connect to the other world. Schreck makes a clear distinction between this world, the world we live in, and the other world, which is clearly somewhere else. You hear an inner voice? It is your direct connection to the other world. … Continue reading Nikolas Schreck – Lecture on Sound

The Wirebender presents The Sonic Trail

Simon Wade, our man in London has compiled a collage that spans from smooth atmospheric music, via a lecture to memories of a holiday in Ireland. In the middle of the show Ian Rawes makes an appearance. He gives a talk on 'How to Find Interesting Sounds.' and plays some examples of such sounds. Ian … Continue reading The Wirebender presents The Sonic Trail

Alt Right, a lecture by Florian Cramer

At the end of last year, when Trump got elected, Florian Cramer delivered a lecture on the Alt Right movement. It was organized by the Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam. You can find the video online. Radio On took the audio, edited the levels, and is broadcasting it on various hours all through the week. … Continue reading Alt Right, a lecture by Florian Cramer