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Listen to "The Bug" every Friday with host Guy Livingston.

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Guy Livingston: The Bug - "music, secrets, and silence" Guy Livingston "RadioGuyLive"

    • Performing Arts
    • 4.9 • 7 Ratings

Listen to "The Bug" every Friday with host Guy Livingston.

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Do you like what you hear? subscribe, or rate us, or send us an email, or like our facebook page: Want more information and complete playlists? Go to the official website at you'll find links for more information, complete playlists and performer details, CD reference info, and even photos.

    Under/City/Sound: episode 5 "Endings"

    Under/City/Sound: episode 5 "Endings"

    Episode Five wraps up the series (but a bonus soundwalk will follow!) and offers no resolution, but some insight (of course).

    Enjoy!

     

    …and especially note the piano music by Calliope Tsoupaki (performed by Saskia Lankhoorn) and Alanna Battat (performed by the composer), plus the poem by Gerrit Vennema (read by himself).

     

     

    • 16 min
    Quarantine Episode 4: "huidhonger/blissonance"

    Quarantine Episode 4: "huidhonger/blissonance"

    a new episode, about the need for physical contact, dancing, and movement…

    • 13 min
    Quarantine Episode 3: "abnormal"

    Quarantine Episode 3: "abnormal"

    Totally messed up! That’s what this episode’s title means.

     

    • 12 min
    Quarantine Episode 2: "hey, google!"

    Quarantine Episode 2: "hey, google!"

    check it out here: http://guylivingston.com/citysound/podcast-episode-2-hey-google/

    ???trouble listening? try this link to download an mp3

    • 12 min
    The Hague in Time of Quarantine: Ep 1 "Like a Prison"

    The Hague in Time of Quarantine: Ep 1 "Like a Prison"

    my new podcast starts Friday, August 7th:

    • 14 min
    Juneteenth

    Juneteenth

     



    Juneteenth is a celebration of the day on June 19th, 1865, when the last remaining American slaves were proclaimed free. It’s often described as an occasion “to celebrate, to educate, and to agitate”



    Playlist

    Jay Watts: “New Rules”

    Tim Carman: “A little bit”

    “Rise Up” by the Greenwood Rhythm Coalition

    these are from the album: Talk minus Action equals Zero: a compilation benefitting Black Lives Matter. Buy it on Bandcamp tonight, June 19th, and all your proceeds go to social justice. Like all the music on tonight’s show, it’s published by Rough Trade Publishing and Bank Robber Music.

     

    The end of season two of The Bug…

    This season began during the lockdown, as I was desperate to find some focus, and some way to express my own personal anguish. As the season gatherered momentum, many listeners sent in their own experiences, good and bad, of quarantine. We heard about birds, and pollution, and silence, zoom music, and free online art, and demonstrations, and racism.

    These issues don’t stop now. I want you to keep listening to new sounds, in the small sense of hearing the birds, but also in the larger sense of hearing the world around us. That’s the natural world and the political world. So I want us all, and that includes me and you, to take action against dangerous politicians and frightening policies. 



    So make your voice heard! You could post on facebook (which is probably pointless), but more effectively, you can vote, you can help others vote, you can get out in the street and demonstrate if you feel comfortable, you can reach out to people who are not like you, and open dialogue with them (which is definitely uncomfortable), you can buy music and art from creators of color, and you can also give money to causes you support.

     

    Buy the CD! Download the music!

    Black lives matter compilation

    download the album today, and your purchase price goes entirely to BLM charities

     

    more

    The historical legacy of Juneteenth

     

    PS: if you want more podcasts, join me in mid-July for a new series, called “under/city/sound” – I’ll be talking about the sounds of a city – in this case, The Hague.

     

    • 10 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

BB Composer ,

I always learn about great music I didn't know

What I love about this podcast is that I always hear some amazing music that I had never heard before, or even a COMPOSER I have never heard of before. I feel like the show opens marvelous doors for me, behind which are hidden gems. I think it should be required listening for those studying at the univerity level! But its for general-population music listeners, too - like my wife. Witty, cleaver, educational, enjoyable, satisfying, and fun! Love it!

Hugh B L ,

diverse look at the american new music experience

Covers a lot of ground, highly personalized experiences with the landscape of American musical ideas. Always entertaining and allows traveling without leaving home!

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