Monthly Archives: January 2015

switch__fullLights Out Listening Group is a unique listening event that takes place in almost complete darkness.

Our next free event at the Old Hairdressers will take place on Tuesday, 20th January with proceedings kicking off around 7.30pm. Anyone is welcome to come along and listen – we have a great programme of sound works lined up including two live performances. We hope you’ll join us to experience some of the innovative audio creations produced by talented musicians, artists and radio producers near and far.

Where: Old Hairdressers, Opposite Stereo Renfield Lane, Glasgow, G2 6PH

When: Tuesday, 20th January, 7.30pm.


Radiophrenia – a temporary FM art radio station broadcasting in Glasgow during April 2015, announces an open call for sound and transmission artworks.They are seeking soundscapes, spoken word pieces, radio experiments, found sound, innovative approaches to drama and documentary and radical and challenging new programme ideas. The station will be housed in Glasgow’s Centre for Contemporary Arts with a broadcast schedule including live shows, pre-recorded features and a daily series of live to air performances. Radiophrenia aims to promote the medium of radio as an art form and encourage experimental approaches to making radio that are not catered for by mainstream stations. For more details and to subscribe to the mailing list visit:

Sheffield Doc/Fest – The In The Dark Audio Award returns. For the second year running, In The Dark is joining forces with Sheffield Doc/Fest, the UK’s leading documentary organisation and festival, to present an award specifically devoted to audio documentaries from around the world. The In The Dark Audio Award highlights a new wave of global creativity and innovation in audio storytelling. The award will recognise our favourite audio – work that is bold, compelling and inspiring. We are looking for work that demonstrates a spirit of adventure, whether it be in editing, storytelling, sound design, subject or presenting style. Documentaries can be anything up to one hour, completed between 1st January 2014 and 2nd February 2015. They are inviting submissions from radio, podcast/online, live listening events and installations. For more details visit: