Studio 360

Kurt Andersen’s new public radio programme Studio 360 is an interesting listen every week. I’ve been a subscriber to the show, through, for the past month.

Each show circumnavigates a theme — “War,” or “Robots,” for example — and includes a guest host with some connection to the material, and a series of interviews, pieces on tape by contributors, and music woven together very effectively.

I just finished listening to an episode about improvisation with Alan Arkin as the guest, and covering material from jazz to standup comedy.

Archived audio is availble for real time listening at the show’s website (which is very well put together) and is also available, for subscription purchase, from (which means you can dump it into your iPod and listen to it in the car.