The Tonic Garden on Framework radio

A special two-part edition of ‘The Tonic Garden – A Sonic Survey of Soothing Sounds’ will be featured on the Framework radio show on the 3rd and 17th November. The programme is part of the ‘Bedside Radio’ series originally produced as part of an 18-month digital arts residency at Forth Valley Royal Hospital, Larbert. It was designed as an ambient radio piece with patients suffering from insomnia or tinnitus in mind. The programme was produced by Mark Vernon and features original music and field recordings created by Mark Vernon and Ian Middleton.

Framework began broadcasting in June, 2002 on  resonance 104.4fm in London. Framework is consecrated to field recording and it’s use in composition, the show now airs on nine radio stations around the world.

Sunday, 3rd November, 11pm on Resonance 104.4fm

Sunday, 17th November, 11pm on Resonance 104.4fm

The shows are archived online here