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Friday, May 29, 2009

Live from Deep Wireless

free103point9 is live in Toronto today and tomorrow from Deep Wireless' "Radio Without Boundaries" conference. You can tune in at or by pasting into your computer's media player.

I will be blogging throughout the conference, and Nick van der Kolk, Justin Grotelueschen, Andrea Silenzi and Nadene Thériault-Copeland are also blogging "Radio Without Boundaries" on the Transom blog. They have photos too!

Brandon LaBelle got things started this morning with a keynote address called "Instances of radiophonic panic, or towards a theory of transmission." He used a subtle voice to describe a panic radio situation, to great effect. The conversation afterwards, which drew a bit on Orson Welles' "The War of the Worlds" and other "panic broadcasts got me thinking: listening to the radio during a panic, one is both more attentive -- I need to know! -- and less -- I trust everything!

Andra McCartney is starting her "Radio Soundscapes" presentation now. I will post more later.

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