Melody in Mayhem

  • Friday 11pm-Saturday 2am

Experimental, genre defying music for all ages and from all ages. Pretty much anything is fair game here but there is an emphasis on minimal electronics of the non-dance persuasion as well as post-classical, between-the-cracks rock and some good ol’ time Musique Concrete when I can find it. We’ll also give emphasis to new releases when they come in. Non serious music for the academic listener.


Melody in Mayhem's Blog

Jan. 14 2017

New stuff: Richard Pinhas, Alarm Will Sound, Wieman, etc

Old stuff: Fred Frith, Ingram Marshall, Ernst Reijseger, Stuart & Caan, Jonáš Gruska, Ákos Garai, etc

For good background info on Alarm Will Sound

For soundclips and background info on Ákos Garai:

And for the story of Alarm Will Sound go here:

Jan. 7 2017

Computer was having a hard time tonight. Skip the first listed schedule. The complete one is the second listed in my archives.

New stuff: Radian, A/B Duo, Stefan Fraunberger, Mingle, Quiet Muisic Emsemble (Pauline Oliver's) and a bunch more.

Old stuff:Pierre Schaeffer, Gordon Mumma, The Groundhogs, Vladimir Ussachevsky, Morton Feldman/Joan La Barbara, Terje Inugset and more.

Sit back and dig-n to this week's show. What you do have better to do on a day like today?

Dec. 31 2016
 “Why should I fear death? If I am, death is not. If death is, I am not. Why sho

This year took quite a toll in the entertainment world.

Music especially lost a few major bodies: Cohen, Bowie, etc. Experimental music lost some significant artists and contributors. Tonight we pay tribute to: Don Buchla, Pierre Boulez,Jean-Claude Risset, Eugeniusz Rudnik, Paul Bley, Ursula Malmok, Pauline Oliveros, Ursula Malmok and Tony Conrad.

I also cover as many artists as I can from my Years Best, Top Ten list:

1.) Francis Dhomont - “Le Cri Du Choucas” (Empreintes DIGITALes)
2.) Harry Bertoia - “Sonambient [Complete Collection]” (Important)
3.) Gonçalo F Cardoso, Ruben Pater - A Study Into 21st Century Drone Acoustics (DISCrREPANT)
4.) Caretaker - “Everywhere at the End of Time: Stage 1” (HISTORY ALWAYS FAVORS THE WINNERS)
5.) Zach Cooper - “The Sentence” (STYLES UPON STYLES) *LOCAL*
6.) Erik Griswold - Pain Avoidance Machine (ROOM 40)
7.) V/A “Music From Entertainment, A Film By Rick Alverson” (Numero Group)
8.) Maxwell August Croy & Mary Lattimore - Terelan Canyon (CONSTELLATION TATSU) *LOCAL*
9.) Circuit Des Yeax - “In Plain Speech” (THRILL JOCKEY)
10.) Claire M. Singer - “Solas” (TOUCH)

For more information on the artists go to the Melody in Mayhem Facebook page, right here:

Illustration by Laurie Lipton

Hey, it only took me two months to get back to you! Thanks. I try to have fun. Where are you?

great show! love the mix of weirdness and beauty contained within.

thump thump, is this thing on? listening ... yes

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