Melody in Mayhem

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Experimental

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.

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Dec. 3 2016

Really sad to hear of Pauline Oliveros passing. Such a wonderful, long career. Forever deep listening. You can check out her foundation here:

http://deeplistening.org/site/

A couple good articles about her music and life can be found here:

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/27/arts/music/pauline-oliveros-composer-w...

https://www.theguardian.com/music/tomserviceblog/2012/may/07/guide-conte...

New on tonight's show: Devin Maxwell, Cindytalk, Incredible Music Made by Children in Schools, Richard Barrett, Peter Adriaanse, Machinefabriek with Anne Bakker and Edita Karkoschka plus more.

Vintage material includes: Gérard Grisey, AGF, Circle, Marcin Masecki, Pauline Oliver's and a Balinese marching band.

Nov. 26 2016

The cornerstone of tonight's show is The Conet Project. Based on the work of numbers station enthusiast Akin Fernandez this five CD set shows examples aplenty of these mysterious stations that popped-up during the Cold War. The assumption is that these broadcasts where code's transmitted from one part of the world to another. Even though the Cold War has come and gone these number stations persist and to this date there has not been a clear reason why. You can read more about these at:

http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-24910397

http://www.numbers-stations.com

New releases on tonights program include:

Meredith Monk, Bushman's Revenge, Radian, Harry Bertoia, Hey Colossus, Schnellertollermeier and more.

Older recordings on played tonight: Marek Zebrowksi & David Lynch, Anthony Child, Charles Bogart. John Cage, The Coney Project and more.

Nov. 19 2016

The New:

*Gavin Bryars
*Schnellertollermeier
*Hey Colossus
*Meredith Monk
*Harry Bertoia
*Automatisme
*Radian

The Old:
*Ivor Cutler
*Arno Peeters
*Rope
*Bill Plummer & the Cosmic Brotherhood
*André Stordeur
*Masayoshi Fujita & Jan Jelinek

For a nice article on the late Ivor Cutler look here:

https://www.theguardian.com/news/2006/mar/07/guardianobituaries.artsobit...

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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