articles tagged "Brian Standing"

Senator Fred Risser on the Budget

Monday, 24 June 2013 | buzz
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Senator Fred Risser weighs in on the latest in the Wisconsin state budget: the good, the bad, and the ugly. more »

Does the State Budget affect you?

Monday, 24 June 2013 | buzz

What will the state budget mean for our schools, unemployed workers and access to healthcare? Jon Peacock knows. Do you? more »

Experimental French Horn: A Mixing of Musical Genres

Monday, 17 June 2013 | buzz

At the end of the June 17th Monday Buzz, professor of music at UW-Madison Dan Grabois joined Brian Standing to talk about his work with an improvisational mix of a French Horn sound with software that provides an electronic sound. Essentially, he is trying out an electric French Horn. Inter-spliced with samples of this experimental music, Grabois explained his improvisational process, and how he sees the mixing of musical genres (from classical to contemporary) as the constant movement and interweaving of sound over time. Listen to the entire interview: more »

Rustbelt Poetry Slam 2013

Monday, 17 June 2013 | buzz

Last weekend, Madison hosted the 2013 Rustbelt Poetry Slam – a Midwest Regional poetry slam. Darian Wilson joined host Brian Standing to talk about how it went. He also shared one of his own poems on the air. A poetry slam will be coming up at the Electric Earth Cafe this Thursday, 6-8pm. Listen to the show: more »

History of Music as Protest

Monday, 17 June 2013 | buzz

On the Monday, June 17th 8 O’Clock Buzz John Halle, director of music theory studies at Bard University, joined Brian Standing to talk about the history of protest music in the United States – how it has changed as well as what parts have endured. For example, they talked about the revival of the Solidarity Sing-Along, a tune first heard during the Great Depression, in Wisconsin during the Capitol protests. Learn more about Halle’s political-historical music research here. Listen to the interview: more »

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