Tag Archives: art

1944 “Chart of Electromagnetic Radiations”

Hat tip to Dennis Walter for sending me a link to this beautiful circa 1944 “Chart of Electromagnetic Radiations” by W.M Welch Scientific Company. According to Flickr user llnl photos, it was found, “tucked away in the back of an unused office … Continue reading

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All Night Flight: Weiskopf takes us on an audio journey

I’m a big fan of practically anything that Myke Dodge Weiskopf produces. We’ve mentioned Myke numerous times on the SWLing Post; based in Los Angeles, California, he’s a radio producer, historian, broadcast artist, multi-instrumentalist, sound recordist, and composer. Recently, I … Continue reading

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Radio Panik injects shortwave audio into mixes

I recently discovered that the radio show L’etranger, on Radio Panik, 105.4 in Brussels, used shortwave radio recordings of pirate radio and numbers stations, from the SWLing Post and other sources, in one of their mixes of eclectic music and sound clips. The … Continue reading

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Shortwaveology #2 now on SoundCloud

Radio producer and shortwave radio artist, David Goren, has recently posted his 2008 production of Shortwaveology #2 on Soundcloud. If you like the sonic texture of the shortwaves, you’ll love this recording: Perhaps if we badger David enough–say, on his Facebook page, … Continue reading

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This radio will help you navigate the London underground

(Source: DailyMail.co.uk) Underground radio stations have a rich history in the UK – but this device gives the term a whole new meaning. A designer has created a fully functioning radio, which has the entire London tube map built in … Continue reading

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Shortwave and the Art of Music: An interview with musician James Davies

After posting the article about Elliott Sharp last Sunday, I received an email which drew my attention to a shortwave radio-inspired series of musical works entitled Music for DXing, by Spunkle, now an album on the label First Fold Records.  Musician … Continue reading

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The Magno Medium Radio

Areaware, a New York City based eco-retailer, showed off their Magno radio product line by designer Singgih Kartono at the Consumer Electronics Show this year. An eco radio?  Yes, these radios are made of new growth, sustainably harvested wood from … Continue reading

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