The voice. Probably the most versatile sound
source in the world. Change it into electricity
and mould it in space.

Charles Amirkhanian electronically transforms
text/words/speech to make a displaced musical
hyperlanguage. It could be the music of a million
telephone calls coded, recoded and decoded.

Iris Garrelfs is the queen of glitch-tech distorted
vocals. Her voice is a circuit jammed on dislocate.
She sings the body electric.

Trevor Wishart, long established explorer of lost
voices, uses his own personalized computer alchemy
to transform human utterance into electroacoustic gold.

In the bar, Touch, the groundbreaking audio visual
label. Insect laughter and animal voices.

Electric Voices

Thursday 10 April, 8pm
(BBC broadcast 19 April)