The ascent of Spacedog (featured in Phantom Circuit #66) continues with coverage in the August edition of Wired UK magazine, which interviews Spacedog’s Sarah Angliss, and BBC Radio 4’s repeat broadcast today of Sarah’s documentary ‘The Bird Fancyer’s Delight‘, which asks:-
“were birds ever used as primordial, feathered music recorders? Did we use them to bring popular music into our homes on command before the advent of the phonograph, the gramophone and radio? … This radio piece is packed with some of my favourite bird training ephemera, including 1700s dance tunes and some wonderful 1950s bird training records”.
The programme can also be heard via the BBC’s Listen Again service.