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ArtSound FM is a volunteer–powered community radio station in Canberra, Australia. We promote and nurture the full spectrum of visual and performing artists, and broadcast a unique mix of arts, jazz, blues, folk, world and classical music.

Attention Would-be Podcasters!

ArtSound FM has a number of studios available for hire that are tailored for differing recording needs (our main recording studio specifications are available here). We offer a 50m2 acoustically-treated, air-conditioned space ideally suited to the recording of podcasts and interviews.

Studio 2 set up for podcast recording

Studio 2 is now ready for podcast recording

Power, table and chairs are provided – you bring the rest! This studio is available for rent at $50/hour. For further information, or to make a studio booking please enquire using this form.

Notices and upcoming events

May
24
Fri
FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE
May 24 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

CRAZY GUITAR ENSEMBLE

Mike Price (guitar) formerly of Canberra, led the Crazy Guitar Ensemble at the Gods with his ex students Carl Dewhurst (guitar), and Carl Morgan (guitar), supported by Eric Ajaye (bass) and Mark Sutton (drums). This October 2010 concert features some wonderful and informative playing on a tour of guitar styles from Charlie Christian to current – a history of the jazz guitar in two sets!

“Education and entertainment and enlightenment” (Eric Pozza, canberrajazz.net).

Produced and presented by Chris Deacon OAM.

The new ArtSound FM T-shirt is now available!model wearing t-shirt

Featuring a graphic celebration of Canberra’s iconic buildings by a celebrated local artist, only two thousand T-shirts will be available for purchase! You can order yours at the RedBubble ArtSound site

Local arts and concert recordings

or see our full program schedule

May
24
Fri
Arts Cafe
May 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Arts Cafe

Every weekday at noon, straight after the news, the “Arts Café” opens its doors to bring you a delectable smorgasbord of bright music,interviews,arts stories from the region, Arts Diary plus The World, our summary of the day’s world events.

The Movie Club
May 24 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
The Movie Club

A local perspective of film and DVD.

FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE
May 24 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

CRAZY GUITAR ENSEMBLE

Mike Price (guitar) formerly of Canberra, led the Crazy Guitar Ensemble at the Gods with his ex students Carl Dewhurst (guitar), and Carl Morgan (guitar), supported by Eric Ajaye (bass) and Mark Sutton (drums). This October 2010 concert features some wonderful and informative playing on a tour of guitar styles from Charlie Christian to current – a history of the jazz guitar in two sets!

“Education and entertainment and enlightenment” (Eric Pozza, canberrajazz.net).

Produced and presented by Chris Deacon OAM.

May
25
Sat
At the National
May 25 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
At the National

Concerts recorded by ArtSoundFM at the National Folk Festival, held each Easter at Exhibition Park in Canberra.

May
26
Sun
Concert Hall
May 26 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Concert Hall

Two Wesley lunchtime concerts—first A Unique Synthesis with Jonathan Lee (organ) and Matthew Witney and Sam Jenkin (viiolins); then Monumental Piano with our ACT Young Virtuoso Mia Huang.

Concert Hall is repeated on Wednesdays at 1.30pm

May
27
Mon
At The National (repeat)
May 27 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
At The National (repeat)

A repeat of Saturday night’s program featuring concerts recorded by ArtSoundFM at the National Folk Festival, held each Easter at Exhibition Park in Canberra.

Arts Cafe
May 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Arts Cafe

Every weekday at noon, straight after the news, the “Arts Café” opens its doors to bring you a delectable smorgasbord of bright music,interviews,arts stories from the region, Arts Diary plus The World, our summary of the day’s world events.