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THE HARBOUR AS A SETTING FOR ACOUSTIC TRANSIT : transmission codes, navigation narratives, signal stations and audio connections in the harbour’s auditory space.

Presented live 19/sept/2015 – Sounds from a Safe Harbour festival (Cork’s Harbour)

The original  isolated  « imaginary radio signals » soundfiles were also broadcasted during RADIOPHRENIA festival in Glasgow (2016)

“SIRIUS SIGNALS” new album will be released on Farpoint Recordings (summer 2017)

tags  : : warning marks, radar tones, signal stations, sirens,  Mizen Head, marconigrams,  survivors, sparks and oscillations , Roches Point,  radio-fi

Thanks to Sirius Arts Center for hosting Nad Spiro as artist-in-residence


SIRIUS, named for the first steamship to cross the Atlantic, from Cobh to New York in 1838. Sirius was wrecked in 1847. She went on to rocks in dense fog off Ballycotton, east of Cork Harbour.

Sirius Arts Centre, housed in a beautiful Italianate pavilion built in 1854 to house the Royal Cork Yacht Club, the oldest in the world (founded in 1720 on Haulbowline Island).