Author Archives: Jon Panther

Show 974: Five Motley Exchanges by Peter Blamey for diffusionfm

Peter Blamey, Five Motley Exchanges (2023) https://peterblamey.net/ photovoltaic (solar) panel, guitar pickup, biscuit tin lid, portable amplifier, 3-volt electric motor, crank torch, laser pointer 1. Flies interrupt the sunlight reaching a submerged solar panel. 2. Water flows over, around and … Continue reading

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Show: 948 Frontyard for Diffusion by Hethre Contant & Jon Panther

This brunch residency occurred every Saturday morning from 11am (ish) to 2pm (ish) in Frontyard’s Frontyard Marrackville NSW. Hethre and Jon used this time to create process-driven radio experiments using the Mezcal audio streaming platform developed by August Black (https://august.black/mezcal/), … Continue reading

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Show 922: The Weekly Dream Report Omnibus by Hethre Contant and Jon Panther for 107Diffusion.

Here is a collage of various “live” stream sessions from the studio and street events at 107 Redfern NSW. During these happenings we enjoy improvised sonic performances, interactions with anyone or anything from anywhere on the planet and whatever we … Continue reading

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Show 898: Machines Making Machines Machines Making Machines by Philip Curach for Diffusion 107

Machines Making Machines started four years ago as a daily exercise in journalistic sonic recordings. Tracks were actualised using both analogue and digital synthesizers and a variety of effects pedals. Created as single-take improvised happenings with minimal editing and mixing … Continue reading

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Show 874: Diana – The Musical – A Ghost Story for Christmas by Ergo Phizmiz & Depresstival (projects107diffusion)

Have you, in the last few months, experienced bumps in the night? Strange sounds that seem to come out of the aether? Glowing orbs of light in midnight kitchens? Do you feel that everything may be collapsing around you, and … Continue reading

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Show 848: Te Mīhini NgātahiTanga Tohatoha by diffusionfm91.9

Here at diffusionfm there is nothing we enjoy more than having as little control as possible over what gets transmitted out into the universe! One of our favourite arrangements is to fire-up a rather ancient PC thats sits lurking amongst … Continue reading

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Show 823: Parahronos by Manoli Moriaty for diffusionfm91.9

Time in isolation has turned into an amorphous mass. Repetitive housebound activities render even the most well-organised of us struggling to keep track of time. Desperately seeking to extract an iota of excitement, mundane occurrences are seen in new light. … Continue reading

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Show 798: City Circles by Subespai (DiffusionFM)

Subespai – “City circles”: sound collage on urban canvasScene. A nondescript hum smothers the echoes of a distant playground. The eeriness intensifies as the afternoon loses the daily battle against the evening soundscape. “Where is this?”. The sonic familiarity puts … Continue reading

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Show 772: Barangaroo by Sebastian Sequoiah-Grayson (DiffusionFM91.9)

Barangaroo by Sebastian Sequoiah-Grayson Several years ago I took a field recorder to several constructions sites around Sydney Australia. I transcribed the audio recordings I made into graphic notation. I then used the resulting graphic charts as improvisation platforms. This … Continue reading

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Show 745: A Diary of a Billion “Nobodies” – A Document From Jean Modification (diffusionfm91.9)

Just a minute…can you show me this?… And that to?…and THAT….?.. I’m sorry I don’t like it. A cup of tea, the light, the socket, the tap, a fork, a knife, a spoon, a plate, a glass, another chair, there’s … Continue reading

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