The Wire

Series produced by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

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The impact of electricity on music.

Incorporating interviews, music and sound in an innovative way, The Wire creates a unique radio experience that's somewhere between a documentary, a remix and a music show. The Wire also features a commissioned remix of each episode by a DJ/remix producer.


8 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First

  • Added: Oct 18, 2005
  • Length: 52:55
  • Purchases: 15
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Examines the use of the turntable in contemporary music.

Bought by KVNF, KALW, KRUA, KXOT Public Radio, KUOW and more


  • Added: Oct 18, 2005
  • Length: 52:55
  • Purchases: 14

  • Added: Oct 18, 2005
  • Length: 52:55
  • Purchases: 12
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Episode five of The Wire, this show explores the overwhelming presence of music in our day-to-day lives.

Bought by KALW, KRUA, KXOT Public Radio, WMNF, KUOW and more


  • Added: Oct 18, 2005
  • Length: 52:54
  • Purchases: 12
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Episode four of The Wire, this episode investigates the birth of the synthesizer.

Bought by KALW, KRUA, KXOT Public Radio, WMNF, WUSM and more


  • Added: Oct 18, 2005
  • Length: 52:54
  • Purchases: 11
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Episode three of The Wire, this episode discusses the impact of elecricity on the guitar.

Bought by KALW, KRUA, WMNF, KUOW, WUSM and more


  • Added: Oct 18, 2005
  • Length: 52:55
  • Purchases: 11
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Episode two of The Wire, this show explores how the manipulation of recorded audio with magnetic recording tape changed music.

Bought by KVNF, KALW, KRUA, WMNF, WNPR and more


  • Added: Oct 18, 2005
  • Length: 52:55
  • Purchases: 12
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First episode of The Wire, discussing the experience of music as it was affected by the invention of electricity.

Bought by KALW, KRUA, Iowa Public Radio, WMNF, WNPR and more


  • Added: Oct 18, 2005
  • Length: 52:54
  • Purchases: 13