Celebrating Electronic Music Pioneers: Bebe Barron & Otto Luening on "Space is the Place" Friday 6/14 @ 6 p.m.
Be sure to listen to "Space is the Place" this Friday 6 - 8 p.m. as Host Tom Wilson presents the groundbreaking, entirely electronic score of the sci-fi film classic, "Forbidden Planet". This 1956 film inspired Gene Rodenberry to create "Star Trek". The music was composed by the electronic music pioneer husband and wife team of Louis & Bebe Barron (born: 6/16/25). The Barron's music - "Electronic Tonalities" - remains as riveting and inventive today as it did when it was first written and performed.
In popular culture, dads are either saints or buffoons--most commonly the latter, and the world of music is no different. "Theme Attic," the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about selected subjects, will examine some of those songs as the Father's Day weekend approaches. Join host DJ Phil Maq on Wednesday, June 12, at 10:00AM for his clever and unusual takes on music!
With written permission, WHFR is proud to begin rebroadcasting selected episodes of one of the best weekly radio shows in North America on environmental politics, originating from CIUT 89.5 FM, a noncommercial college station in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and heard on many stations throughout Canada. Host Daryn Caister gives us cutting edge interviews and opinions on what is arguably the most important topic there is. This show was first broadcast last Friday, June 7. You can listen to this again from our website (Talk Shows--Tuesday Forum) or from http://greenmajoritymedia.wordpress.com.
If you enjoy music, then you've probably noticed that some of your favorite songs may create incredibly detailed images through their words. As with most things in life, it's a fine line to balance the words with the music for just the right effect. "Theme Attic," the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about selected subjects, will feature some songs that succeed brilliantly! Join host DJ Phil Maq on Wednesday, June 5, at 10:00AM for his clever and unusual takes on music!
Fairfield, Iowa, resident Daryl Stangl joins host David Twichell. For thirty-three years Daryl was a special education teacher in the Iowa Public Schools. He is a former Assistant State Director for the Mutual UFO Network in Iowa and has never stopped researching the phenomenon. Daryl is also a hypnotherapist and has used the practice to explore some of the hidden memories of those who claim to have been abducted by alien beings, as he has been. Mr.
Please join host Tom Wilson from 6-8pm as he presents "June 1, 1974," a live album of songs performed at the Rainbow Theatre, London. Officially attributed to Ayers, Cale, Eno and Nico, guests include Mike Oldfield and Robert Wyatt, all of whom are are some of the most highly regarded Avant Garde artists. Also Tom explores the music of electronic music pioneer Pauline Oliveros, who turned 81 on May 30th! Make Waves in Outer Space!
Be sure you listen to the latest addition of WHFR's already fantastic program line up - "The Drop Top" - with your host, Madd Man Glaze every Thursday from 10 a.m. until noon. Please join Madd Man Glaze as he plays a unique combination of hip hop, electronica and indie music for your listening pleasure. It's a show you will not want to miss!
Sometimes, it's a good to look a little more closely at an artist. Some recent events give a reason to spend a little more time thinking about them. Willie Nelson turned eighty earlier this month, and the recent deaths of British pub rocker, Ian Dury, and the eclectic Ray Manzarek of The Doors triggered many memories to revisit these acts. "Theme Attic," the radio show that picks themes and plays music from a variety of genres about selected subjects, will feature tributes to these interesting musicians.
Two great recent podcasts from the internet: from Philosophy Talk, "Faith, Reason, & the Art of Living," plus a TED Talk, by Maria Bezaitis, "The Surprising Need for Strangeness." Can't catch the broadcast, or you want to listen again? From this website, anytime after broadcast, click on Talk Shows--Monday Forum--(select date).
Join host Tom Wilson on "Space is the Place" as he presents two classics on their anniversaries, the 45th for The Small Faces, "Ogden's Nut Gone Flake" and the 40th for Gongs "Flying Teapot." Both recordings are considered to be Avant Garde gems and successful on their own terms. Plus, check out new music from the experimental jazz / rock icons, "Massacre." Be sure to listen to "Space is the Place," on Friday May 24th from 6 - 8 p.m. as Tom & WHFR are "making waves in space!"