WXYC www.wxyc.org Greetings everyone from the light at the end of the (Holland) tunnel! That's right, beautiful Jersey City is my home away from home for the Summer. Even though I can still pick up great free-form radio on the FM dial, I've found myself tuning into WXYC's webcast quite regularly. There is no better c...
Tune in 9 to midnight for a feature on the late Windy City saxophonist Fred Anderson. Born in Louisiana, Anderson moved to Chicago where he helped shape that city's 60s sound. Working as a carpet installer to support his family, to whom he was deeply devoted, he supported his extended jazz family with his proprietorship of the Beehive and the Velvet Lounge. Hear his hard bop to free jazz works on 89.3, wxyc.org.
1-Bit Music www.1bitmusic.com An electronic circuit is assembled inside a CD case with a headphone jack on the side. The device plays back 40 minutes of low-fi 1-bit electronic music—the lowest possible digital representation of audio. Available now from Cantaloupe Music or as a limited art edition.
Free Music Archive: dead ceo - Zaum freemusicarchive.org In the 1990's, Chapel Hill, NC had a noted eclectic community of musical experimenters including the audio detournement of the Wifflefist Collective, the diverse crew behind the Transmissions festivals, and the large group improvisations of The Micro-East Collective.
Tonight's Thursday Night Feature will highlight Tim Duffy, founder of the Music Maker Relief Foundation. Host Tim Carless will be talking with Duffy about the foundation's history and evolution, as well as playing music from its archives. Tune in 9pm to midnight to learn about this phenomenal organization and the musicians it champions and sustains, artists whose vast contributions to Southern cultural heritage have so often been undercompensated or underfunded, but who continue to provide us with a rich tapestry of sound and song. www.wxyc.org, 89.3 locally on your FM dial.
You might remember Pete Rock's 1992 hit T.R.O.Y. (http://bit.ly/aSsird if you don't). Rock's insanely catchy sax sample came from Tom Scott's cover of Jefferson Airplane's Today, off seminal album Surrealistic Pillow. The JF cut: http://bit.ly/9riDDc. Tom's cover below.