Category Archives: Music

Can you help George identify a Radio Moscow tune?

George Stein, a subscriber to the Shortwave Radio Audio Archive writes: “When I used to listen to Radio Moscow back in the mid- to late 1960s, they used to play a little ditty just after they came on the air … Continue reading

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Pirate Radio Recordings: Chairman of the Board Radio

For your listening pleasure: a short 20 minute broadcast from the pirate radio station, Chairman of the Board Radio–recorded Saturday, April 12, 2014 starting around 3:30 UTC. Chairman of the Board Radio was broadcasting on 6,935 kHz in the upper side … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: Radio New Zealand International

For your listening pleasure: three hours of Radio New Zealand International. This broadcast was recorded on 9,700 kHz, starting at 07:59 UTC on April 5, 2014. This weekend RNZI broadcast includes Peter Fry’s Saturday Night music request show–always a treat … Continue reading

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Forbes: “How To Make Music (And Money) From Shortwave Radio”

Two weeks ago, we posted a video of Evaton Technologies RF Nomad: a modular synthesizer that employs shortwave radio to create unique sounds. As someone who has always been fascinating with music and the sonic texture of the shortwaves, of course I … Continue reading

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Pirate Radio Recordings: Radio Gallifrey Intergalactic

Last night, after returning from nearly two weeks of travel, I recorded pirate station, Radio Gallifrey Intergalactic. It was great to hear their strong USB signal on the air. RGI appeared on 6,930 kHz USB around 2:45 UTC (or so) and started … Continue reading

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RF Nomad: Synthesizer meets radio

For electronic musicians who love the sonic texture of shortwave radio, check out the RF Nomad, under development by Evaton Technologies. Evaton describes the RF Nomad module: “RF. Radio Frequency. The stuff that Marconi made famous. Or maybe it made Marconi … Continue reading

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BBC Countdown via the Infinite Jukebox

Referring to my obsession with the BBC Countdown, Jonathan writes: “You may like to play with the Infinite Juke box at the bottom of this post. You can make the countdown theme go on for hours!” What an amazing web application! Here’s … Continue reading

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