WBEZ | Chernobyl Music http://www.wbez.org/tags/chernobyl-music Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Uncovering 25 years of Chernobyl-inspired rock http://www.wbez.org/story/uncovering-25-years-chernobyl-inspired-rock-85751 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/story/photo/2011-April/2011-04-27/kraftwerk radioactivity2.jpg..jpg" alt="" /><p><p>This last year has produced a surprising amount of manmade and natural disasters: the Gulf Coast oil spill, the Japanese earthquake and tsunami, the U.S. federal budget, to name a few.&nbsp; Catastrophe has always been fodder for musical creativity, but few have proven as tuneful as Chernobyl. We continue our <a href="../../chernobyl" target="_blank">series</a> commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Chernobyl (Chornobyl) nuclear disaster with today's <a href="http://www.wbez.org/globalnotes" target="_self"><em>Global Notes</em></a> as Jerome McDonnell and <a href="../../../radio-m" target="_blank"><em>Radio M</em></a> host Tony Sarabia uncover a surprising number of songs inspired by the world's worst nuclear disaster.&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Track List</strong></p><p>1. Ghost Town – Huns and Dr. Beeker</p><p>2. Chernobyl 1986 – North Aunt</p><p>3. Time Will Crawl – David Bowie</p><p>4. Radioactivity (Remix) – Kraftwerk</p><p>5. Radioactive Clouds – Skysonic Destiny</p></p> Wed, 27 Apr 2011 17:53:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/story/uncovering-25-years-chernobyl-inspired-rock-85751 Global Notes: Uncovering 25 years of Chernobyl-inspired rock http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-04-20/global-notes-uncovering-25-years-chernobyl-inspired-rock-85454 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/segment/photo/2011-April/2011-04-20/kraftwerk radioactivity.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>This last year has produced a surprising amount of manmade and natural disasters: the Gulf Coast oil spill, the Japanese earthquake and tsunami, the U.S. federal budget, to name a few.&nbsp; Catastrophe has always been fodder for musical creativity, but few have proven as tuneful as Chernobyl. On today's <a href="http://www.wbez.org/globalnotes" target="_self"><em>Global Notes</em></a>, Jerome McDonnell and <a href="../../../radio-m" target="_blank"><em>Radio M</em></a> host Tony Sarabia uncover a surprising number of songs inspired by the world's worst nuclear disaster.&nbsp;</p><p>We also want to hear your favorite Chernobyl-inspired tracks. Call our 24-hour hotline at <strong>312.948.4880 </strong>or email us at worldview@wbez.org. Make sure to include your name, phone number and where you're from, as well as the artist and track title. If you're lucky, we'll play your song next week!</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Track List</strong></p><p>1. Ghost Town – Huns and Dr. Beeker</p><p>2. Chernobyl 1986 – North Aunt</p><p>3. Time Will Crawl – David Bowie</p><p>4. Radioactivity (Remix) – Kraftwerk</p><p>5. Radioactive Clouds – Skysonic Destiny</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p></p> Wed, 20 Apr 2011 18:12:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-04-20/global-notes-uncovering-25-years-chernobyl-inspired-rock-85454