Seems Music For DXing caught the ears of the musicinoxford.co.uk crew, with a mention in their “favourite releases of 2011” list and a nice, short summing up: “One of the most unexpected releases of the year is made up of radio transmissions and low-fi keyboards – surprisingly compelling stuff.” Thanks guys!
Excellent to get a review of Music For DXing from the enthusiastic and tasteful Music in Oxford. Much appreciated!
As Stu wrote over on the First Fold Records blog, Spunkle and The Fold got some coverage in the found-in-WH-Smiths-publication “Radio User” recently, courtesy of Chrissy Brand. A very unexpected pleasure – thanks Chrissy!
“Jowalford” has set up a playlist for the Spunkle release Music For DXing – all you Spotify users can access this one if you want. Note though that if you buy the CD version, you get two tracks that aren’t on the digital download…
Music For DXing by Spunkle is a suite of sixteen songs rooted in the hobby of listening to the radio. Originally released amongst friends and fans in 2003, Music for DXing mixes the sounds of shortwave with primeval electronica in a drumless, bassless, trebleless midrange landscape of anticipation. Music for DXing is out now on […]
An interview by John Zap, 24th January 2011 What is DXing? – Well, let’s go straight to Wikipedia for that one! “DXing is the hobby of tuning in and identifying distant radio or television signals”. It’s a hobby I’ve done since I was very young, like 10 years old. I got a radio-cassette recorder for […]