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if a song could be freedom mixtape 006- Bad Politics by Tom Roe

if a song could be freedom mixtape 006


Our mixtape files live at our page on Archive.org where they can be shared and downloaded more easily.

This installment of if a song could be freedom mixtapes is curated by Tom Roe from Wave Farm. Tom co-founded free103point9, in 1997 as a microradio artist collective in Brooklyn, New York. Today, he serves as the Artistic Director of Wave Farm (formerly known as free103point9). Roe lead Wave Farm’s efforts to establish WGXC 90.7-FM, an FCC-licensed full-power non-commercial FM radio station, serving New York’s Upper Hudson Valley since 2011, and currently manages the over 60 hours a week of Transmission Arts and Experimental Sounds programming on the station. He has frequently lectured about how to perform with transmitters and the history of radio performance and microcasting at venues such as Columbia University, Brown University, Brooklyn College, Flux Factory, The Kitchen, NYU’s ITP Program, Kids Discover Radio in East Harlem, Grassroots Media Conference at The New School, RPI University in Troy, among others. A sound transmission artist, Roe has exhibited widely both in the United States and internationally, performing with transmitters and receivers using multiple bands (FM, CB, walkie-talkie), as well as prepared CDs, vinyl records, and various electronics. He has also written about music for The Wire, Signal to Noise, and The New York Post.

  • London Symphony Orchestra – “Paint it Black”
  • Walter Wanderley Trio – “Cheganca”
  • Piero Umiliani – “Mah Nà Mah Nà”
  • Gershon Kingsley – “Popcorn”
  • Lb – “Superbad”
  • Ice-T – “Mic Contract”
  • Fischerspooner – “Emerge”
  • Can -“Vitamin C”
  • Duran Duran – “A View to a Kill”
  • Shocking Blue – “Love Buzz”
  • Golden Earring – “Radar Love”
  • Fleetwood Mac – “Tusk”
  • Creedence Clearwater Revival – “Fortunate Son”
  • Dead C – “Bad Politics”
  • The Replacements – “Bastards of Young”
  • The Clash – “Know Your Rights”
  • The Cars – “A Dream Away”
  • Men Without Hats – “Pop Goes the World”
  • Sybarite – “Without You I’m Nothing”
  • Bjork – “Immature”
  • Peggy Lee – “Is That All There Is?”
  • plus many samples, interviews, found sounds, and other noises.