Artists
Aaron Soloway
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Aaron Soloway

Aaron is an engineer at a Cambridge-based start-up that invents technology to reverse engineer mammals’ (humans, dolphins, bats, etc.) hearing systems for a wide variety of applications, including gunshot detection.

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Andre Obin

Andre Obin

Andre is a synth-pop artist from Cambridge, MA.

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Ann Heppermann

Ann Heppermann

Ann is a Brooklyn-based, independent radio/multimedia documentary producer and educator.

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Benjamin Chaffee

Benjamin Chaffee

Benjamin received his MFA in 2011 from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He is the Director at Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago.

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Bhob Rainey

Bhob Rainey

Bhob, a recipient of the Pew Fellowship in the Arts, is a composer, improvisor, and computer programmer. He founded the seminal improv duo, Nmperign, directed The BSC, an improvising large ensemble, for fifteen years, and created a series of multichannel electronic works as Prants (with Chris Cooper). His compositions work with large data systems, chaos, and the teeming underside of everyday communication technology.

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Boston Typewriter Orchestra

Boston Typewriter Orchestra

A collective endeavor which engages in rhythmic typewriter manipulation combined with elements of performance, comedy and satire. BTO aims to entertain the masses while providing an outlet for the creative urges of its members. *BTO promises to protect customer confidentiality with the utmost vigilance while remaining irreverent at all times.

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Brendan Murray
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Brendan Murray

Brendan has worked with electronics since 1999. He regards his music as a balance between spontaneous sound making and compositional rigor, with an emphasis on drones and repetition. He records and processes instruments and tapes until all traces of instrumentality are blurred, leaving only large blocks of pure sound. Murray has also toured extensively throughout the United States as a solo performer and as a member of various improvising ensembles. He is actively involved with long distance collaborations with musicians and sound artists such as Seth Nehil, Richard Garet and Chuck Bettis. He is also a founding member of the group Ouest, with longtime friends and collaborators Jay Sullivan and Howard Stelzer.

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David Nunez

David Nunez

David is an art+technology designer and curates dorkbot-boston, a monthly gathering of people doing strange things with electricity.

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Deb Todd Wheeler

Deb Todd Wheeler

Deb Todd Wheeler is on the Graduate Faculty at the Art Institute of Boston, and also teaches in the Metals Department at Massachusetts College of Art.

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Dennis Conrow
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Dennis Conrow

Dennis makes radio and restores houses around Kansas City, MO.

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Die Schrauber

Die Schrauber

Die Schrauber produces a wide variety of dense musical textures and high-energy interaction. With veteran circuit bender Joker Nies (Cologne), Mario deVega (Berlin) on amplified objects and turntables, and Hans Tammen (New York) on Endangered Guitar and live sound processing, the trio exerts extreme control over their bizarre instruments.

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Dirk Adams

Dirk Adams

Dirk creates work in sound, installation, and performance art that explores language, memory, social dynamics, and cultural phenomena through various strategies. Since 2003, he has created several headphone-based audio works that intertwine elements of audio tour, instructional performance, and storytelling. His piece, Four Stories, Building, is featured in Aspect V19: Communication.

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Ernst Karel
Ernst Karel

Ernst Karel

Ernst is a musician, sound recordist, and composer, whose work has ranged from acoustic to electronic and from improvisation to installation.

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free103point9 (now Wavefarm)
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free103point9 (now Wavefarm)

free103point9 (now Wavefarm) is a non-profit arts organization from upstate NY that celebrates creative and community use of media and the airwaves. Their programs provide access to transmission technologies and support artists and organizations that engage with media as an art form.

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Gang Clan Mafia
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Gang Clan Mafia

Gang Clan Mafia is Vela Phelan (turntable, samplers, knobs, transmissions, ∆.) and Dirk Adams (found sound, constructed sound, mic, effects).

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Giuseppe Ielasi

Giuseppe Ielasi

Giuseppe started playing guitar in 1988, and worked for many years in the area of improvised music. He had long-term collaborations with Renato Rinaldi in the duo Oreledigneur, Thomas Ankersmit, Michel Doneda, Ingar Zach, Dean Roberts. More recently, his main interest has shifted to site-specific solo performances. He still uses guitars as his primary sound source, but integrates microphones and multi-channel speaker systems into the mix in order to create complex networks for sound diffusion in relationship to space. He has recent, critically acclaimed releases on the 12k imprint and his own Schoolmaps label.

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Gregory Whitehead

Gregory Whitehead

Gregory writes, directs and produces radiophonic adventures for the BBC and other broadcasters.

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Hethre Contant

Hethre Contant

Hethre is a historian and experimental radio artist based in Sydney, Australia. Her research focuses on communities that have formed in order to explore the possibilities of the radio band of the electromagnetic spectrum. She is finishing her PhD at the University of New South Wales Art and Design (UNSWAD), and she lectures about Art History, Radio, and Walter Benjamin. She also was a lead organizer for the 2013 MEGAPOLIS Festival in NYC.

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Ian Gray

Ian Gray

Ian is an infrequent radio producer based in Paris.

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Jason Cady

Jason Cady

Jason Cady is a composer of dramatic vocal works and experimental chamber music living in Brooklyn.

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Jason Sigal

Jason Sigal

Jason is WFMU’s Licensing Director, and curates the station’s contributions to the Free Music Archive.

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Javelin

Javelin

Javelin is an NYC-based production duo of cousins George Langford and Tom Van Buskirk. Their breakout release JAMZ N JEMZ was awarded honorable mention for Pitchfork’s Albums of the Year.

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Jesse Dukes

Jesse Dukes

Jesse is a writer and radio producer with WBEZ who previously contributed to the public radio programs Backstory:With the American History Guys, Studio 360, Weekend Edition, and others. He also wrote long form travel essays for Virginia Quarterly Review.

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Julie Shapiro
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Julie Shapiro

Julie is ac areer listener, thinker, innovator, encourager, and champion of story.

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Kara Oehler

Kara Oehler

Kara is a radio documentary maker, media artist and interactive storyteller. Her Peabody award-winning radio work has aired on shows like RadioLab, Marketplace and Morning Edition and her interactive projects have been exhibited at MoMA and SFMoMA.

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Karen Michel
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Karen Michel

Karen is a radio producer living in upstate New York.

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Karen Westphalen

Karen Westphalen

Karen is an artist, musician, and civil engineer living in California.

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Ladio
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Ladio

Ladio was a group of awesome female radio producers from NYC.

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Laura Kwerel
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Laura Kwerel

Laura is a public radio producer with a love of radio and oral history who is especially intrigued by the mysterious, mystical side of religion. She holds a master’s degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, and studied psychology and film studies at the College of William and Mary.

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Laura Silver

Laura Silver

Laura is a professional writer and editor living in New York City.

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Laura Vitale

Laura Vitale

Laura works with a focus on sound in a variety of media, with performance and installation, and often in collaboration. She has made commissioned sound installations for WNYC, been a Van Lier Fellow at Harvestorks Digital Media Arts Center, and received a New York State Council on the Arts Individual Artist Grant.

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Lisa Abbatomarco
Lisa Abbatomarco

Lisa Abbatomarco

Lisa is a performance artist with a c0mprehensive backgr0und in visual and perf0rming arts.

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Liz Berg
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Liz Berg

Liz has been a radio host and Assistant General Manager at WFMU radio.

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Mecca Normal

Mecca Normal

Jean Smith and David Lester of the underground literary rock duo Mecca Normal intend to inspire audiences towards considering political content in their creative self-expression.

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Nick van der Kolk
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Nick van der Kolk

Nick is the co-founder of the MEGAPOLIS and served as Artistic Director (2009-15). Currently he produces Love and Radio, a podcast that features in-depth, otherworldly-produced interviews with an eclectic range of subjects, from the seedy to the sublime. He also is a 2012 USA Collins Fellow.

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Noé Cuéllar
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Noé Cuéllar

Noé is a sound designer and photographer who since 2009 has been creating sound and music with air using various bellowed, pneumatic, and reed instruments like pump organs, accordions, shruti boxes, and harmoniums.

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Peace, Loving
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Peace, Loving

Peace, Loving is a band formed from members of the Whitehaus Family who live, play, act, and perform in a large home in Jamaica Plains, MA.

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Pejk Malinovski
Pejk Malinovski

Pejk Malinovski

Pejk is a freelance radio producer, sound artist, and poet. His documentaries have aired on public radio networks around the world and his sound pieces have been shown in museums and galleries.

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Radio Wonderland
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Radio Wonderland

As RADIO WONDERLAND, NYC musical trickster Joshua Fried (clang Recordings) turns live radio into recombinant funk, with boombox, Buick steering wheel and four old shoes. “Rather like Negativland remixed for a house party…undeniably fun.” —Robert Barry, The Wire

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Renato Rinaldi
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Renato Rinaldi

Renato trained as an actor and began composing music for theatre, radio dramas, and video installations. He has produced several radio plays, documentaries and reportages for the national broadcasting radio. His music primarily focuses on the relationship between sound and environment.

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Ryan Holsopple (aka 31 Down)
Ryan Holsopple / 31 Down

Ryan Holsopple (aka 31 Down)

31 Down creates darkly themed, romantic performance work with an emphasis on sound design, imagery and mood. The works consist of live performances, installations, live networked performances and streaming works. Ryan Holsopple, founder and artistic director, develops and programs interactive systems to create and control the performances.

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Sarah Yahm
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Sarah Yahm

Sarah is an independent radio producer, oral historian, and educator living in Burlington, VT.

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Scott Beibin

Scott Beibin

VJ Scott Beibin is the co-founder of the Evil Twin Booking Agency which he runs with partner Liz Cole, organizing tours for Bill Ayers, Vandana Shiva, Dead Prez, and many more.

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Sean Cole

Sean Cole

Sean Cole is a poet who has worked as a producer for This American Life since 2014. Sean contributed to the show on and off starting in 1999. His latest volume of poetry is called “One Train,” published by Dusie press. Sean has also worked as a producer at Radiolab, a regular contributor to Marketplace, and a freelance reporter for shows and podcasts including Studio 360 and 99% Invisible. His career started at WBUR in Boston where he was a news-writer, engineer, announcer, field-producer, reporter and, finally, a correspondent for the station’s award-winning documentary unit Inside Out. Sean is an ordained minister by the Universal Life Church and has officiated around 20 weddings in the past 15 years.

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Stefan Helmreich

Stefan Helmreich

Stefan is a Professor of Anthropology at MIT, where he teaches courses in science, technology, and society.

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The Lothars

The Lothars

The Lothars are an ensemble based on the theremin – often consisting of three theremins and an electric guitar – who create electronic music at its most fetal state.

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Tyler Mains

Tyler Mains

Experimental musician and beer advocate currently based in Kentucky.

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Vic Rawlings
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Vic Rawlings

Vic is an improviser and instrument builder, specializing in modifications of existing instruments to create excitingly unstable interfaces.

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Walker Mettling
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Walker Mettling

Walker prints posters, curates story events, digs for old bottles, and teaches comics and cartooning to kids in Providence. He co-edited the comics anthology, A Guy is Fighting a Monster Out of Nowhere and publishes the monthly magazine “Comics Showcase”.

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Zachary Kent
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Zachary Kent

Zachary (Austin, TX) is a radio artist who started Dial-A-Stranger, a podcast highlighting the stories of everyday people and to be the excitement they wanted to see in the world.

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