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New Releases, June 2014 (Special Podcast)

Monday, July 21, 2014

WNYC

New Sounds airs new releases from June 2014 for the world to hear. Listen to abrasive industrial-ish music by Ben Frost, and some playfully layered music from the Australian group, Rabbitsss, along with some Mali-pop from the NYC-based outfit, Benyoro.  Plus, hear hauntingly gorgeous music from SANS, a quartet made up of zither, duduk, bass clarinet, saxophone and fujara accompanying Finnish runo songs as well as some music from the flavorful and hypnotic Hungarian Serb tambura band, Sondorgo. 

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A World of World Music (Special Podcast)

Thursday, July 03, 2014

WNYC
Listen to an electrified & distorted West African trance music from Justin Adams & Juldeh Camara, along with a praise song that links India and the Balkans from Sheeli Bringi. And more.

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Jazz & Blues Melting Pot (Special Podcast)

Monday, June 16, 2014

WNYC
Hear a musical melting pot from a jazz and blues angle where Swedish guitarist Torbjörn Ömalm combines western jazz, Swedish folk & the Finnish kantele together on “Tih,” & more.

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Tord Gustavsen Quartet (Special Podcast)

Monday, May 12, 2014

WNYC
For this New Sounds Podcast, listen to new music from Norway, including a live set by the serene and transcendent Tord Gustavsen Quartet. 

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Percussion Plus (Special Podcast)

Monday, April 28, 2014

WNYC
New Sounds takes a beating with music from Mantra Percussion, a superhuman group committed to pounding out new works and expanding the percussion repertoire, and more.

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Rhythms of Minimalism (Special Podcast)

Thursday, April 17, 2014

WNYC
Hear new music from American composer Chris Campbell where homemade instruments of propane tank drums, bowed psaltery and singing bowls are combined with guitars, cellos and drums.

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Music for Voices and Strings (Special Podcast)

Monday, March 31, 2014

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Listen to new music from violinist and vocalist Caleb Burhans. His latest release “Evensong,” explores both the secular and sacred, along with works both instrumental and choral.

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Folk-Inspired Ballads, Male Edition (Special Podcast)

Monday, March 24, 2014

WNYC
Hear folk-inspired ballads featuring male folk-singers & wandering minstrels, with surreal songs from the haunting “Hirta Songs,” by Alistair Roberts and poet Robin Robertson & more.

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All Fours (Special Podcast)

Monday, March 17, 2014

WNYC
Listen to music for quartets on this New Sounds - but not the usual two violins, viola, and cello.  Rather, there will be four musicians, playing everything from marimba to mandolin.  

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Music Inspired by Architecture (Special Podcast)

Monday, March 10, 2014

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Hear Neil Rolnick's electronic violin concerto, "Gardening at Gropius House" featuring violinist Todd Reynolds and members of Alarm Will Sound conducted by Alan Pierson. 

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Between Two Worlds (Special Podcast)

Monday, February 10, 2014

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Listen to music between two worlds: works with elements of classical music-be it orchestra, choral, or chamber music- which also embrace elements of pop, rock and electronic music.

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Mixed Music (Special Podcast)

Monday, January 27, 2014

WNYC
Listen to “Mixed Music” – a term coined by musician/composer Joseph C. Phillips Jr.  -which is a blend of jazz improvisation and groove-based minimalism or other forms of composed music.

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New Releases, August 2013 (Special Podcast)

Monday, January 13, 2014

WNYC
For this program, listen to a whole bevy of world music: from Madagascar, Ethiopia, Poland, and India, to name a few.

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Global Jazz (Special Podcast)

Monday, December 23, 2013

WNYC
Hear an hour of global jazz on this New Sounds program, with unlikely combinations of instruments and worldwide influences colliding in unexpected and striking ways.

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Hybrid Ensembles (Special Podcast)

Monday, December 02, 2013

WNYC
Hear new music from Uri Sharlin & the DogCat Ensemble, who are a mixed breed (groan) group featuring guitar, accordion, and percussion trio that infuses Israel and Brazil into New York.

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When Words Don't Matter (Special Podcast)

Monday, November 04, 2013

WNYC
For this New Sounds, hear a hypnotic work of vocal layers from electronic duo Matmos, “Just Waves,” from their Ganzfeld EP, a concept record based on their own telepathic experiments.

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New Releases, June 2013 (Special Podcast)

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

WNYC
John Schaefer sorts through the abundance of submissions which have come across his desk and into his inbox to present some of the finest new releases for the month of June 2013.

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Masada Marathon Special Podcast

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

WNYC
The two Johns, Zorn & Schaefer, picked a bunch of recordings of The Book of Angels – too much to fit into one New Sounds show. The overflow is included here (with a few extras.)

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"Psychedelic Appalachia" (Special Podcast)

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

WNYC
Hear fingerstyle guitar music with a wash of drones - "Psychedelic Appalachia"- from steel string shredder Daniel Bachman, whose latest effort is the full-length “Seven Pines.”

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New Music from Bass Players (Special Podcast)

Monday, July 22, 2013

WNYC
Listen to some music by bass players on this New Sounds.

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