Frequency TheoryHosted by Tom Tenney. Hip-hop anthropology, tourism, and terrorism. Each week Frequency Theory samples emerging hip-hop sounds from around the world – international artists challenging the hegemony of American pop-culture. Inuit throat singing, Romanian fairy tales told in rap, Bollywood with an 808. Every halftime at 9pm: “Discover This Cover” – a collection of arcane cover tracks; weird and wonderful versions of songs you know and love but never heard like this
Listen LIVE every Thursday at 8:00 pm
Category: Acid Jazz, Electronic, Experimental, Funk, Hip Hop, Jazz, Music, Soul, World
About Tom Tenney
Tom Tenney is the founder and Director of the annual RE/Mixed Media Festival in NYC. He’s been producing theatrical events since the 1980’s and ran a performance venue called SPACE in the East Village from 2001-2003. His long-running late-night series Grindhouse-A-Go-Go! was the flagship show at Surf Reality’s House of Urban Savages on the Lower East Side from 1998-2002. He’s worked with a diverse group of artists – from Robert Wilson to Seka – and his work as a producer, director, and performer has been seen in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston, and several cities throughout Europe. Tom’s sound pieces have been heard on PRX Remix Radio, GMFE Sound Experience in Chicago, Toronto’s 2011 Deep Wireless Festival and Streaming Festival, Sixth Edition. He got his M.A. in Media Studies from the New School in NYC and his B.F.A. (Bachelor of Fun Arts) from Ringling Brothers & Barnum & Bailey Clown College. He has been a guest lecturer at the School of Visual Arts (SVA) and currently teaches media theory at Hofstra University. Tom currently serves as the Executive Director at Radio Free Brooklyn.
External Website: www.tomtenney.com