7TH SEPTEMBER 2013
Hosted by Art Terry. Overview of Merge 2012 and review of the exciting events happening for Merge 2013. Live music performed by Orange Circus Band.
14TH SEPTEMBER 2013
Hosted by Art Terry, with live music from Troubador Rose and interviews with artist James Capper and musicians, Sam Potter and Andrew Faley from the band, Late of the Pier.
21ST SEPTEMBER 2013
Hosted by Art Terry. Music and interviews with two of the members from Oscillatorial Binnage, Chris Weaver and Dan Wilson. Live music from The Snakes.
28TH SEPTEMBER 2013
Hosted by Art Terry, with live music from Adam Beattie and Brooke. Interviews with Marcus Lyall and Mark Logue from ML Studio and Donald Hyslop from Tate Modern.
5TH OCTOBER 2013
Hosted by Art Terry. Music and interviews with Still Point Theatre's Rachel Blackman, artist in residence James Cappa and a chance to hear Oscillatorial Binnage performance at the Kirkaldy Museum.
12TH OCTOBER 2013
Hosted by Art Terry. The last show for Merge Festival includes music and interviews with Nick Rosen from The Rosen Trust and Alex Chinneck, the artist who is creating a large scale site specific piece on Blackfriars road called Miner on the Moon, another amazing project part of the Bankside Transformed.
Saturdays 2.30pm to 3.30pm 7th September - 12th October 2013
MERGE collaborated with Resonance 104.4FM to produce 6 x 1 hour programmes which featured artists, musicians and performers from the festival. The shows included onsite recordings of the events, talks on the history of Bankside with the Kirkaldy Museum and discussions with artists such as ML Studio, James Capper and Alex Chinneck. Also various musicians who had performed on the Riverside Stage came into the Resonance studio to play live. Each programme was broadcasted live on Saturday afternoons.
Resonance also broadcasted live musical events from MERGE throughout the festival
Resonance 104.4FM was the world’s first radio art station, established by London Musicians’ Collective. It started broadcasting on May 1st 2002 with the aim of providing a radical alternative to the universal formulae of mainstream broadcasting. Resonance 104.4FM features programmes made by musicians, artists and critics who represent the diversity of London’s arts scenes. The station receives regular weekly contributions from nearly two hundred musicians, artists, thinkers, critics, activists and instigators, plus numerous unique broadcasts by artists on the weekday Clear Spot.
Resonance presents a wide range of material, from a programme presented by the staff of the experimental music magazine The Wire, to Calling All Pensioners, which aims to inform the elderly about local events and benefits entitlement. Live music sessions are featured on shows such as Hello Goodbye, You are Here, Hooting Yard on the Air, and Glass Shrimp. Other shows include foreign-language programmes aimed at communities in London who are not served by other broadcasters.
Resonance FM has received a Sony Award nomination for The Good Drugs Guide and the station has been profiled in the pages of The Guardian, The Independent on Sunday, The Daily Telegraph and the Morning Star amongst others.
The station won the Radio Academy Nations and Regions Award for London for three consecutive years between 2009 and 2011.