Nights for Friday 21 June 2013
7:06 Sonic Tonic
8:10 On The Spot
Impromptu thoughts, perspectives and opinions on either the little or big things of life. Tonight's guest is Donald Kerr.
Shapeshifter have just raised a glass to an opal anniversary. After 14 years in the business, they’ve signed to a major label with the hope of cracking Australia, a territory that’s always been challenging for the dance-music powerhouse. Music Mix producer Nick Atkinson visits tattoo parlours, venues and record company offices to see one of the country’s most successful acts at work and play.
9:06 Country Life
Rural news and features.
10:17 Late Edition
11:06 The Wire – Good Vibrations (Part 4 of 8)
Scientists like Helmholtz and Hertz explored the electrical essence of sound waves. Inventors like Canadian physicist Hugh LeCaine and Russian spy Leon Theremin extended that exploration to a new breed of electronic instruments. But it wasn't until Bob Moog came along and invented the synthesizer that the sound of electricity started to become a household sound in the music of rock bands.