Pop Opulence Now

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Sunday, October 09, 2011

A recent edition of Spinning On Air featured pop opulence of the '60s. This time, host David Garland offers new and recent music that embodies various kinds of opulence: intricacy, sumptuousness, harmonic complexity, delicacy, density, colorful orchestration, and extravagant imagination. Featured performers include the bands Liturgy, Of Montreal, and Fiery Furnaces, composers Gabriel Kahane, and Emily Scott, plus more from Mimi Goese & Ben Neill, Jun Togawa, and Tori Amos.

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David Garland

Here's the playlist, showing Artist-Song-Album:

Gabriel Kahane - Last Dance, Calabash & Catamaran - Where Are the Arms

Of Montreal - Heimdalsgate Like a Promethean Curse - Hissing Fauna, Are You the Destroyer?

Fiery Furnaces - Even In the Rain - I'm Going Away

Mimi Goese & Ben Neill - Elegy - Songs for Persephone

Emily Scott - If I am a Thing, A Bird - I Write Letters I Never Send

Liturgy - True Will - Aesthetica

Jun Togawa - 動力の姫, マロニエ読本 - Legend Self Select Best & Rare 1979-2008

Tori Amos - Battle of Trees - Night of Hunters

Oct. 10 2011 11:37 AM
Estin from Prescott College, Prescott, AZ

The Pop Opulence Now episode is like rolling around naked in the fresh fallen snow and not getting cold. You are amazing.

Oct. 09 2011 08:39 PM

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