nogozones project

recommended listening

some links picked up on research surfs here and there, enjoyed, and
listed here in no particular order:

recent podcasts from the inner city of Johannesburg
sounds like: the daily dance around no-go-zones in Joburg’s inner city you may also like to visit Ismail Farouk’s awardwinning website: Soweto Uprisings:
Ismail is collaborating with Babak Fakhamzadeh, a ‘traveling web guru currently living in Johannesburg’.
The websites, created by Babak, are also an interesting example of linking public-access sites, a ‘mashup’ as Ismail and Babak say of several different online services, including Flickr, Blogger, Google Maps and

Pambazuka News broadcasts:
for example and especially:
Voudou in Haiti:
Radical community radio in Soweto:

Live radio mixing: Shirley and Spinoza Internet Radio

Mobile Radio
traveling radio and sound art project by Sarah Washington and Knut Aufermann:
especially the radio venture this summer in Zuerich:

samples of the AUDIO ART archive on line:
for an interview ‘Captive of the City’ with Joburg artist William Kentridge see track 6 on an online sampler of radio continental drift:

special feature by Openair Radio (
on the African Language Technology Initiative and radio in Africa
check out their ‘archive’ as well for more interesting shows aired in 2005, for example ‘Uncaged words – voices of the African Diaspora’ presented by Amy Hallwood:

african sounds on line and on air:

a magazine of audible art:

DeRidder Radio:


audio curiosity from the archive of the german paper ‘Die Zeit’:

and apropos ‘radio communities’ listen to wikipedia explaining itself:


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