Nights for Friday 5 July 2013
7:06 Sonic Tonic
8:10 On The Spot
Impromptu thoughts, perspectives and opinions on either the little or big things of life.
After joining Sly and the Family Stone, Rustee Allen's first task was to play on the funk classic 'In Time', for the album Fresh. He sat down with Nick Atkinson to talk about those classic sessions with Sly, which were the prelude to a glittering career, often darkened with stories of fellow musicians, including Sly himself, whose lives were ruined by addiction and bankruptcy.
9:06 Country Life
Rural news and features.
10:17 Late Edition
11:06 The Wire - Welcome to the Machine (Part 6 of 8)
We depend on machines that use electricity – from cars, cellphones and computers to the overhead light. It's no surprise that more machines are making our music. Their influence can be subtle, but they take the stage in the dizzying array of sub-genres known collectively as 'electronic music'.