Category Archives: Phono Graphology

Sounds of the Arc

[This article orignally appeared in the June issue of the Q-Fiver, the newsletter of the Oh-Ky-In Amateur Radio Society] The Music of Radio is a history series showcasing the relationships between radio and electronic music. This installment focuses on sounds … Continue reading

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KE8COY, Listening

Last November I got my ticket to the world of Amateur Radio in the form of my Technician’s class license and call sign KE8COY. It’s been an absorbing few months since I started studying in Septemeber and making my first … Continue reading

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Tierkreis: A Stellar Musical Tonic

Recently I found myself whistling the tunes for Karlheinz Stockhausen‘s Tierkreis. These melodies were originally written for music box -and inspired by a dream of a mysterious birdman, from whom Karl pulled three music boxes out of his stomach. He … Continue reading

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Not Available

Music geeks and musicians, and artists in general, have placed a premium on obscurity, on the making of limited editions and hard to get albums. There is something enticing about what is Not Available. The unheard album, the lost studio … Continue reading

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