Phantom Circuit #81

Phantom Circuit is a programme of strange and wonderful sound waves that you can hear streamed over the internet.

Featured below is their first report on the Full of Noises festival 2011, concentrating on events in Barrow Park, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, on Saturday 6th August.

Hear from Dave Lynch, John O’Shea and Re-Dock intern Rebecca Mulvaney regarding the Swan Pedalo Broadcast experience.  Also there is a nice interview with fellow Swandelier Ross Dalziel about the Sound Network “Crazy Golf Hack”.

Swan Pedalo Broadcasts

Friday 5th and Saturday 6th of August artists Dave Lynch and John O’Shea are broadcasting live online and in Barrow Park at Full of Noises Festival 2011 at Barrow in Furness.

The beautiful Open Source Swan Pedalo – “Grace” – has been modified through the addition of a special broadcasting unit and we have a whole schedule of shows running live between 1pm and 5pm each day.

Through the wonders of the world wide web you can listen online – live!

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Schedule for two days as follows:

Friday 5th

1pm: Station View Songs

2pm: Mayor of Barrow

2.30pm: Underwater Sound Intervention

3pm – 5pm – FON Festival artists on air!

Saturday 6th

1pm: Introduction by Dave Lych and John O’Shea

1.15pm: Hidden Gems of the Barrow Art Scene (presented by councilor Helen Wall and Bob Dickinson from Radio 4)

2pm: Optimistic Sound Intervention

2.30pm: Antye – poetry

3pm: Barrow Sounds – opens with David on laptop

3.30pm:  Ryoko Akama

4pm: Simon Jones

4.20pm: Fern of Octopus

4.40pm: Slim Pro 6 and the Bobettes

5.30pm: Performance by Tetsuo Kogawa


We were on Radio Cumbria this morning! Find us and listen again!

We are still looking for artists and performers from Barrow to get involved tomorrow – we have empty slots between 3 and 5pm – if you are interested in getting involved add a comment on this page with a contact email or send a message via twitter @swanpedalo.

To give a flavour of what is possible here is a video of some fine Leeds Owls who came out to play on the Open Source Swan Pedalo’s visit to Leeds.

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