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Framework Radio is a weekly radio art program about field recording, phonography, and the art of sound-hunting presented by Patrick Tubin McGinley, AKA murmer. Features compositions by international sound artists. phonography ::: field recording ::: the art of sound-hunting ::: open your ears and listen.

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Episode #667 for week of 13-19 January 2019
This framework:regular edition features works by Yannick Dauby, Manja Ristić, Howard Stelzer and Frans de Waard, Second Harmonic Generation and Tribes of Europe, and Annika Moses, along with listener-chosen favorites from the Aporee Maps by Juan Duarte, Vincent Duseigne, Vincenz Mell, and Rizzi, and an introduction recorded for us in India by regular contributor Martin Clarke. Learn more at the Framework website: Framework #667.


Framework Featuring juried work by international sound artists, Framework Radio's goal is to present the extremely diverse sound environments of our world, and the extremely diverse work that is being produced by the artists who choose to use these environments as their sonic sources. The research and creative question behind Framework Radio programming asks, "Is field recording a style or genre, or rather an uncontrollable and undefinable tool as any, that may be interpreted, manipulated, and appropriated by anyone with a microphone and idea?" Works produced in response to this question are the answer, the definition, not vice versa.

Based in Võru, Estonia, Framework Radio began broadcasting in June 2002 on Resonance 104.4 FM in London. It is now heard here on Radio Nouspace and other radio stations around the world, and is available via streaming and podcasts at the Framework Radio website. Framework Radio is available in four versions: framework:regular, framework:afield, framework:seasonal, and framework:ephemera.

My contributions to framework radio:
#658 Rainstorm Reveries, Oct. 21-27 2018
#623 In Progress, Dec. 2017-Jan. 2018
#583 Transect: London, Jan.-Feb. 2017
#542 Water, Waves, Dreams, Feb. 2016
#433 Between Sleep and Dreams, Sep. 2013
#405 Ambient Pulsations, Feb. 2013
#389 Tell Me A Story about Meditation, Sep. 2012
#386 Meditation, Sep. 2012
#381 Contact, July 2012