Nights for Tuesday 15 April 2014
7:10 Our Own Odysseys - Camping In Turkey (part 2)
On a recent trip to Turkey, Ewan McDonald ended up holidaying during a period of heated national protests but still managed to go bespoke camping.
Ewan McDonald Camping in Turkey
7:30 The Sampler
Nick Bollinger reviews special Record Store Day releases from historic New Zealand bands The La De Da's, The Scavengers, and The Spelling Mistakes, and talk to The Axemen about thirty years of chaotic pop and agit-prop.
8:15 Windows on the World
International public radio documentaries - visit the Windows on the World web page to find links to these documentaries.
8:40 Global Neighbours - Russia
Neil McGowan is our British born Moscow-based expert on classical music and the Russian Federation, pop. 143,657,134 (est. 2013)... the Russian view on the situation in Crimea.
9:06 TED Radio Hour: Do We Need Humans?
A fascinating look at what it means to be human in the age of robots - four TED speakers consider the promises and perils of our relationship with technology, including: Sherry Turkle: Are We Plugged-In, Connected, But Alone?; Cynthia Breazeal: Will Man's Best Friend Be A Robot?; Andrew McAfee: Are Droids Taking Our Jobs?; Abraham Verghese: Is The Human Hand Our Best Technology?
10:00 Late Edition
11:06 Global Village
Global Village is an eclectic, world music-based show featuring the latest and best in world music new releases and classics along with a wide variety of artists and selections from other genres that have influences from around the world.
Informative and entertaining, current yet set in a wider musical and historical context, the show draws on the knowledge, experience and congenial personality of host Chris Heim – and a library of over 40,000 albums, including many out-of-print titles – to pull these musical strands together into an intriguing and captivating whole.
As Duke Ellington famously said, there are two kinds of music. Global Village plays the good kind.