Thursday, 21 April 2016

Test Transmission Information 21/04/2016

David Coppenhall 60th Birthday Dichotic Mix.

23:00hrs BST

David Coppenhall is an amateur musicologist, a professional graphic designer and artist who has worked predominantly on album design. His work includes packaging for Wire, This Heat, Editions Mego, Roger Eno, Brian Eno Harold Budd, Main, Hector Zazou, Robert Fripp, Biosphere and the BBC Radiophonic Workshop.

On 3/12/2004 on the invitation of The Bermuda Triangle, David played a two hour special set drawing from his extensive archive of Jamaican, African and rare Ethnic Musics, live from the (then) Resonancefm Studio in Denmark Street.

As a marker of David’s 60th Birthday, today on the 21st April 2016, the Bermuda Triangle has prepared a one hour dichotic mix by splitting the two hour set in the middle and overlaying it to play simultaneously, separating the stereo to left and right for each.

"Dichotic listening is an experimental technique where different messages are transmitted into each ear of a subject, to test “selective attention” or the ability to concentrate on one message to the exclusion of the other. An everyday experience of this is the attempt to focus on a phone call while ignoring sounds that are being received by the opposite ear."

"Dichotic Listening is a psychological test commonly used to investigate selective attention within the auditory system and is a subtopic of cognitive psychology and neuroscience."

"The beginnings of the dichotic listening technique can be traced back to the 1950s and Donald Broadbent, who was interested in testing auditory attention abilities in air traffic controllers."

Image: Cover for Shampoo Boy 'Crack' (Editions Mego) by David Coppenhall.

Tuesday, 9 February 2016



7pm - 1am Sunday February 21st 2016
Limited Capacity. Advance Tickets:

Aces & Eights Saloon Bar, 156-158 Fortess Rd London, NW5 2HP
Next to Tufnell Park tube

Come early to experience the exhilaration of Ted Milton's legendary art rock, post-punk, pogo-jazzists. Currently touring Europe, this is your chance to catch them live in London AND your money goes to keeping on air the best independent arts radio station in the world. If you missed Blurt's astonishing Cafe Oto gig in February, you'll want to be here. And if you didn't, you'll want to be here even more.

Margin walkers and midnight drifters..."When it comes to music, nobody engages to greater effect than the Band Of Holy Joy. And don’t ask me how they keep doing it, but their new album The Land Of Holy Joy arguably represents a new benchmark even for them in their search for warmth in the wilderness." Louder Than War

We're excited to welcome back This Heat guitarist/vocalist/multi-instrumentalist/engineer/producer, Charles Bullen, as our selector tonight. "Charles spins an invigorating heterogeneous mix of dub, post punk, avant rock, Afrobeat and much more. He’s worth the entry price on his own." Club Integral

All this wonderful music with moving image from INGA TILLERE (Band Of Holy Joy / Bad Punk), MELANIE CLIFFORD and HOWARD JACQUES (Bermuda Triangle Test Transmission Broadcasts).
The Man From The Bermuda Triangle hosts a live auction of select bobbins items. Bring cash.

ALL THE BEES is an official Resonance104.4fm 2016 fundraiser, conjured up by Thursday night's Bermuda Triangle Test Transmission Broadcasts and Friday night's Bad Punk.

Thursday, 4 February 2016

Test Transmission Information 04/02/2016


Two thousand cigarettes.
A hundred miles
from wall to wall.
An eternity and a half of vigils
blanker than snow.

Tons of words
old as the tracks
of a platypus in the sand.

A hundred books we didn’t write
A hundred pyramids we didn’t build.


as the beginning of the world.

Believe me when I say
it was beautiful.

Miroslav Holub, translated from Czech by Ian Milner