Another stream of conscious new dubwise music… Starting off with “Steve Steppa meets Samson Inna Brass Echo Chamber” (on Springline) and “Heart So Cold” from the Reggae Bubblers (on Yaba Pot). Added to this was the new single “United” from Sylford Walker and McPullish (on Charlie’s). Also excellent new music from Madtone, Victoria Moralez, Purdy, MrKnice, Missin Red, Gappy Ranks, The Orb (with David Gilmour), and Beats Antique. Finally…the “15 Years… on a Dubmission” compilation (on Dubmission).
Artist Barbara Redmond speaks tonight (Oct. 12, 2010) of her paintings of Paris. Her pen and ink paintings with watercolor offer beautiful views of Paris monuments. Her website, (www.awomansparis) and blog are bubbling with creativity on a variety of subjects: French cooking and culinary schools, operatic heroines of French opera, and more. Check out this talented local artist. From 9:00-10:00, you will hear a variety of French music, both old and new.
On Tuesday, October 12th, famed cyberpunk writer William Gibson joins us his newest novel, Zero History. William Gibson is also the author of Neuromancer, which served as the foundation for the Matrix movies, Mona Lisa Overdrive, and Johnny Mnemonic, among others.
We also talk with children’s author Penny Noyce about her book Lost in Lexicon. Penny Noyce is a physician, educator, and writer. She grew up in Silicon Valley, as the daughter of Robert Noyce, co-inventor of the integrated circuit (computer chip) and one of the founders of Intel. She worked in a community health center, but after 1990 she split her time between medical practice and the Noyce Foundation, becoming a leader in mathematics and science education reform in Massachusetts. Lost in Lexicon, her first book for children, was written for her son’s ninth birthday.
Honky-tonking the blues…special guest co-host Sweet Mama J stopped by to interview Stacie Collins…female harmonica player coming to town to appear at Lee’s Liquor Lounge with Jason the Scorchers Thursday October 14th.