Episode #3233

Classical Meets Electronica

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Tuesday, August 16, 2011

For this New Sounds, there’s music at the juncture of composed music, ambient and modern electronica, including a work by Annie Gosfield, for bits and pieces of metal.  From her “Flying Sparks And Heavy Machinery” release, we’ll hear driving machine samples, layers of ambient noise, crashing metal and electronic blips assembled into a nearly pulsing dance-y musical journey through a working factory. 

Also, listen to minimal hypnotic music by composer/professor (theory and history of sound) Anthony Moore and composer/artist Alexis Georgopoulos, who goes by “Arp.”  Plus, Icelandic composer/producer Valgeir Sigurðsson's classical, rock, and folk-steeped blend of cinematic music, something by Ryuichi Sakamoto & Alva Noto, Missy Mazzoli and her band Victoire, and more.

PROGRAM #3233 Classical Meets Electronica (First aired on 8/16/11)    





Nils Frahm & Anne Müller


Let My Key Be C (Thriller Edit) [5:51]

Hush Records

Valgeir Sigurðsson


Past Tundra [5:06]

Bedroom Community HVALUR8

A Winged Victory for the Sullen

A Winged Victory For The Sullen

Steep Hills Of Vicodin Tears [4:27]
Erased Tapes Records
Due out September 12, 2011

Missy Mazzoli & Victoire

Cathedral City

India Whiskey [6:22]

Annie Gosfield

Flying Sparks and Heavy Machinery

Ewa 7: Impulse Turbine [12:23]

Tzadik 7069

Arp & Anthony Moore

Frkwys Vol. 3

Spinette [5:11]

Cat #: FRKWYS03 LP
or download from or

Ryuichi Sakamoto & Alva Noto


Trioon II, excerpt [6:00]

R-N #50 *



Comments [2]

Rich P from Madison, WI

John - thanks for this great show! This is one of those episodes of your program where I want to purchase the albums of everything that you played. I especially like the first four pieces. I so appreciate New Sounds continually turning me on to new and interesting music that I would not discover anywhere else.

Aug. 25 2011 04:18 PM
Eliana from NJ

What was the name of the track by A Winged Victory for the Sullen? Thanks.

Aug. 16 2011 11:41 PM

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