The Wire

This week we kick off our summer season with the incredibly successful series, The Wire. It's won a Peabody, a Prix Italia and the Director's Choice Award from the Third Coast International Audio Festival. And this summer, we're going to play the entire series.

The Wire explores the impact of electricity on music. Now, obviously, most of us take electricity for granted. But the power of the electrical current didn't just change the way we listen to music -- it changed the way we make it.

The Peabody Award citation describes The Wire as "not so much a documentary as a sonic collage... making technology comprehensible, and conveying awe at how we now think nothing of bathing or strolling to the sound of a symphony..."

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Listen to episode one of The Wire which aired on And The Winner Is...on June 28, 2011


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Listen to episode two of The Wire which aired on And The Winner Is...on July 5, 2011


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Listen to episode three of The Wire which aired on And The Winner Is... on July 12, 2011 
 

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Listen to episode four of The Wire which aired on And The Winner Is... on July 19, 2011


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Listen to episod five of The Wire which aired on And The winner Is... on July 26, 2011

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Listen to episode six of The Wire which aired on And The winner Is... on August 2, 2011

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Listen to episode seven of The Wire which aired on And The winner Is... on August 9, 2011

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Listen to episode eight of The Wire which aired on And The winner Is... on August 16, 2011
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