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Headphones on for a binaural mix by Lucky Dragons

Nick Luscombe wants you to please don your headphones for tonight’s show, which features a binaural mixtape by the experimental Los Angeles duo Lucky Dragons.

Nick Luscombe wants you to please don your headphones for tonight’s show, which features a binaural mixtape by the experimental Los Angeles duo Lucky Dragons.

Binaural sound is immersive spatial audio that is intended to be experienced through headphones. In other words, the headphone listener gets a richer sense of space, allowing for a more exciting experience. Binaural techniques simulate the hearing cues created by acoustic interaction between our bodies and the environment around us.

Luke Fischbeck and Sarah Rara formed Lucky Dragons, their excellent and influential art, music, and research project, in 1999. Tonight they have a thirty-minute window in the programme to explore true binaural sound through a mix that features the work of Alvin Lucier, Kate Moore, and Hildegard Westerkamp.

For the rest of the time, Nick Luscombe will be selecting his favourite tracks that truly come alive through a pair of headphones. However, even if you can’t wear a pair, our programme will still be enjoyable!

Produced by Jack Howson for Reduced Listening.

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