February 2013

February 24: At 6pm, music by Sun Ra in New York, 1965-67, including music from the ‘strange strings’ sessions. At 8pm, strings and reeds from Mary Oliver, Charlotte Hug, Phil Wachsmann and more. At 8pm, Butch Morris’ Conduction #25 (the Akbank Conduction) in Istambul, Turkey in October of 1992.

February 17: Music by Brunhild Ferrari and Luc Ferrari (new on Sub Rosa) and some ‘anecdotal’ music from Luc Ferrari. Here is a clip of Luc Ferrari and Otomo Yoshihide performing together.

February 10: No broadcast. Power out in downtown Milwaukee.

February 3: The music of Lawrence “Butch” Morris (February 10, 1947–January 29, 2013). Here are two excellent radio pieces on Butch Morris’ work.

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Alternating Currents on WMSE (91.7FM) in Milwaukee every Sunday night from 6 until 9 p.m. is a showcase for music that experiments both with form and sound, in other words, serious creative work from artists who challenge the concepts and shapes of modern music-making. Alternating Currents is about the adventure of sound as it surveys music of 20th and 21st centuries including modern classical music, contemporary open form free jazz, electroacoustic and electronic music, and freely improvised music.
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