Tag Archives: Shortwave Music

Orchestral music on shortwave?

SWLing Post reader, Eric (w4OTN/3), asks: Years ago I loved tuning in Radio Bulgaria and listening to their orchestra play. The ether would deliver the beautiful music to my ears with some fading at times but I loved listening to … Continue reading

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Wilco’s “Yankee Hotel Foxtrot” and shortwave radio

After posting our articles about Joe Strummer and Peter Gabriel, Mike Barraclough writes: “Wilco’s Yankee Hotel Foxtrot is my favourite shortwave radio related album, I was a fan of the band anyway so when I read about the theme I … Continue reading

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Peter Gabriel: inspired by shortwave radio

SWLing Post reader, Chris, writes: Your recent post about John Lennon triggered my memory about an interview I heard years ago with Peter Gabriel. He too had a fascination with Shortwave Radio listening and it inspired some of his music.  … Continue reading

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Shortwave Radio Recordings: The Mighty KBC

Last Sunday, I tuned to The Mighty KBC on 7,375 kHz, starting at 0000 UTC. The KBC signal out of Europe was blow-torch strength. The Mighty KBC’s Giant Jukebox is chock-full of rock-n-roll and Euro-pop variety, spanning the decades. DJ “Uncle … 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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Shortwave Radio Recordings: The Mighty KBC

Sunday at 00:00-02:00 UTC, I tuned to 7,375 kHz to listen to The Mighty KBC. This was the first time I tuned to their winter frequency this season and wasn’t sure how strong their signal would be on a relatively … 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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