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Edge2.176 The (Human) Microphone – part 2

Again we (local Boukor&remote Jeroen) pass the radio mic to mic-recordings, with this time quite a lot of short experimental works (mic reverberations, glitch (Richard Devine)), folky (rail road) songs (Henry Grady Terrell, Mississippi Fred McDowell, Mainer Band), blues field recording (Ralph Sheckel) and some beatboxing (Beardyman) & hip-hop (Eric B. & Rakim & Bo […]


Edge2.175 The (Human) Microphone – part 1

The mic mike microphone was invented in 1877. Since then sounds have been converted into electric signals, an essential element for making radio and recording sound. This week’s Edge radio episode offers a broad view on this topic: microphone experimentation with mixers/pedals (EBL), “ancient” preserved voice/music recordings, the insertion of a mic in your mouth […]