Shortwave radio lecture and interactive sound
at the Mattress Factory/500 Sampsonia Way/Pittsburgh,
Saturday, 3 December 2005, 7 p.m.
$7.00($5.00 for students and MF members)
Program begins with a live presentation transmitted
via shortwave radio from London by Conet
Project/Irdial Records founder Akil Fernandez that
exploresshortwave radio used by intelligence agencies
to transmit secret information. The presentation takes
the form of an actual numbers station transmission,
and includes a musical introduction, visuals and a
talk encompassing the basics of Numbers stationsand
the Six Degrees of Separation Project. Shortwave
listeners will be able to tune into the broadcast.
The talk is followed by Radio 4X4, a live, interactive
performance with free103point9 artists
neuroTransmitter(Angel Nevarez and Valerie Tevere) and
Tom Roe, and Steve Boyle. During the performance,
visitors become active collaborators, “mixing” audio
feeds by moving through multiple signals. The event
marks free103point9′s debut in Pittsburgh. Audio from
the evening will be streamed live at
If you enjoyed this post, make sure you subscribe to the RSS feed!