Listen Up, London; Tune in to 104.4FM and You Might Hear British Folk, Indian Classical Music or Improv ? It's the Sound of the Capital's Newest Radio Station Experimenting
Steward, Sue, The Evening Standard (London, England)
Byline: SUE STEWARD
IS London ready for art radio? Does London know or even care about art radio? It is too late for conjecture: Britain's first art radio station, Resonance FM, has a 12-month licence and is already on air. If you live within a 5km radius of its Bankside transmitter and stray to the fringes of the FM waveband, you will enter a world unlike anything else on the dial; you could occasionally imagine you'd hit interference from your local minicab radio.
That's the idea, says project co-ordinator Ed Baxter, who describes the station as "a laboratory for experimentation", "an archive for the new, the undiscovered and the forgotten" and "an invisible …
Questia, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning. www.questia.com
Publication information: Article title: Listen Up, London; Tune in to 104.4FM and You Might Hear British Folk, Indian Classical Music or Improv ? It's the Sound of the Capital's Newest Radio Station Experimenting. Contributors: Steward, Sue - Author. Newspaper title: The Evening Standard (London, England). Publication date: May 16, 2002. Page number: 52. © Not available. COPYRIGHT 2002 Gale Group.
This material is protected by copyright and, with the exception of fair use, may not be further copied, distributed or transmitted in any form or by any means.