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Episode #3000

Dark Ambient Electronica

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Sunday, February 05, 2012

For this New Sounds, we'll listen to some electronic music from Iceland by the Australian-born composer Ben Frost.  Dark acoustically generated guitar and piano textures are expertly combined with electronically processed stabs and eruptions on Frost's record "By the Throat."  Plus, there's ambient post-rock music from Mountains, and some of Wendy Carlos' "Sonic Seasonings" from the early 70s, featuring the found sounds of wolves.

PROGRAM #3000, Dark Ambient Electronics (First aired on Thurs. 11-05-09)

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SOURCE

Ben Frost

By the Throat

Peter Venkman Pt.II [7:04] Leo Needs a New Pair of Shoes [5:05]

Bedroom Community HVALUR6
bedroomcommunity.net

Wendy Carlos

Sonic Seasonings

Winter [20:41]

East Side Digital 81372
www.wendycarlos.com

Ben Frost

By the Throat

The Carpathians [2:57]

See above.

Mountains

Mountains, Mountains, Mountains

The Whale Years [12:34]

Thrill Jockey / Catsup Plate CPR724 Out of print. Info at www.thrilljockey.com

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Comments [1]

Donald

Man oh man! Now that's what I call Music-I could listen to this stuff all night!

Feb. 08 2012 06:04 PM

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