Category Archives: Music

The Mighty KBC: surfing the shortwaves

Many thanks to Peter Quinn at The Mighty KBC for sharing the following announcement for his new summer radio show: “Great news if you love surf music and like exploring shortwave radio. The Big Beach Radio Show is coming to … Continue reading

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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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