In this episode, we hear from the Sisters Akousmatica. Their expanded radio projects explore radical transmission possibilities through voice, radio receivers and transmitters, amplified mineral samples, re-kindled transistor parts, pulsar, wind, waves, and words.
Recently the Sisters Akousmatica drove their Broom Broom vehicle of transmission at Junction Festival in various public spaces, where audiences could draw on the car and take control of hyperlocal airwaves. They also have a Borderadio artwork presented at the group exhibition Shaping the Aether at the espace multimedia Gantner in France curated by Pali Meursault.
The nipaluna/Hobart based radio queens share some recordings concerned with collective electromagnetic practices and ownership of the airwaves located in high magnetic latitude in the southern hemisphere. They interview Dr Warren Hankey, a PhD on globular clusters at the Grote Reber Museum and a member of The Sound Preservation Association of Tasmania team, who shares their knowledge of radio waves lutruwita-Tasmania. In the conversation, they talk about an impromptu sewage sound, and lament a horde of musical wind creatures.