Sunday, June 23, 2013
Imbibe some sounds to refresh your summer. David Garland presents the Lee Hazelwood/Nancy Sinatra classic "Summer Wine," some instrumental guitar music, recent recordings by Nina Nastasia, Clare and the Reasons, Kemp & Eden, Rozi Plain, Will Stratton, and others, and the scintillating summer whine of the Brood II cicadas.
Thursday, June 20, 2013
By Brian Wise
This Sunday at 11 am, WQXR presents an hour of enchanting works of the past that evoke insects, flies and other creepy-crawlies.
Thursday, May 02, 2013
In February, WNYC set out to design and build Cicada Trackers for the emergence of Brood II that occurs every 17 years. During development of the prototype we ran into a minor hurdle: We wanted our listeners to be able to read the temperature from their sensor, but the ...
Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Tuesday, April 02, 2013
By Robert Krulwich : Host, Radiolab
They're not locusts. They don't eat crops, don't sting babies to death, don't even harm fruit. Yes, they make loud, screechy noises, but if you were a female cicada, you'd find the love songs ... um ... lovely. Here come the cicadas!