Signal to noise: at the cutting edge of artful sound design in radio
Sound, noise, music and silence: let's spiral into a world where these definitions are blurred.
For Paolo Pietropaolo, stories are woven with so much more than words. He's an award-winning documentary maker, composer, and has been at the cutting edge of artful sound design in radio for over a decade. In this episode we enter Paolo's world — and get inside his creative brain.
The Wire: The Impact of Electricity on Music
In conjunction with Paolo Pietropaolo's documentary, we've brought back the full series of The Wire — this form-breaking 2005 documentary radio series co-produced by Paolo Pietropaolo, Chris Brookes and Jowi Taylor will have your brain buzzing with the potential for using sound and music to tell stories.
More about The Wire
The Wire is an eight-part radio series that aired in 2005 and explored the impact of electricity on music. Incorporating interviews, music and sound in an innovative way, The Wire is a totally immersive audio experience that's somewhere between a documentary and remixed music. It won a Peabody Award, the 2005 Prix Italia, and episode five won the Directors Choice Award at the Third Coast audio festival.