Summer Sonic brings a range of music and features
Weekdays from noon til 2pm, Monday 14 - Friday 25 January 2019
12:00 PM.In the final programme of her series on the globalisation of instruments, Megan Collins takes a look at the accordion. Read more Audio
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12:00 PM.The humble ukulele is one of the most travelled instruments in the world. Megan Collins explores all the places it has ended up. Read more Audio
12:00 PM.Hammered dulcimers are perhaps lesser known than the other instruments featured this week. Megan Collins introduces several variations. Read more Audio
12:00 PM.Megan Collins explores the popularity of the guitar and the different versions that are found around the world. Read more Audio
12:00 PM.Megan Collins focuses in on the violin and the way its portability led to its appearing around the world in different guises. Read more Audio
12:00 PM.Megan Collins introduces her series How Hybrid? Global Music Mixtures with a programme looking at the globalisation of five instruments. Read more Audio
While Upbeat takes a break, Summer Sonic brings a range of features and documentaries.