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Electro-Acoustic Ambient Works(Special Podcast)

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

WNYC

This New Sounds program samples a world of ambient works, with music from composers based in Iceland, Germany, Scotland, Poland, Sweden, and a work from a Brooklyn-based metal guitarist.  Listen to pulsing percussive ambient music by Berlin-based Nils Frahm, along with some stasis music featuring harpsichord by the Polish composer Jacaszek. Then, from Iceland, there's a score from composer, producer (and former metalhead) Olafur Arnalds, "Another Happy Day," with electro-acoustic soundscapes formed around piano and strings.

Hear some textured layers of a chimey guitar-based soundscape from Brooklyn-based guitarist Kevin Hufnagel, (better known for playing in metal outfits Dysrhythmia and Gorguts) as well.  Also, from the Scottish cellist and composer Peter Gregson, there's music from his record, "Flight Path," and its amplified, looped and highly processed cello sounds.  Plus, music from the moors and hillsides of Northern England by Richard Skelton in his "Remaindered."

PROGRAM # 3292, Electro-Acoustic Ambient Works (First aired on 1/20/2012)                                                              

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

Peter Gregson

Terminal

Spin, excerpt [2:00]

petergregson.bandcamp.com

Nils Frahm

Felt

Keep [3:27]

ERATP033
www.erasedtapes.com
Download from Emusic.com or iTunes

Jacaszek

Glimmer

Dare-gale [5:45]

Ghostly International GI-147
ghostly.com

Peter Gregson

Terminal

Spin [6:04]

petergregson.co.uk 
Or available on iTunes and Emusic.com

Ólafur Arnalds

Another Happy Day

Out to Sea [4:10]

ERATP038
Due out Feb. 24, 2012
www.erasedtapes.com

Richard Skelton

Landings

Remaindered [5:35]

TYPE 055
typerecords.com
Download from Emusic or iTunes.  

Kevin Hufnagel

Transparencies

Static Aquarium [4:26]

Download from
kevinhufnagel.bandcamp.com

Korallreven

An Album by Korallreven

Sa Sa Samoa feat. Julianna Barwick [4:05]

Hybris / Acéphale ACE 019
acephale.bigcartel.com

Download from Emusic.com or iTunes

Hildur Gudnadottir

Without Sinking

Aether, excerpt [2:00]

Touch 070LP
double LP or Touch 070CD
touchshop.org

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Comments [1]

Fantastic show. Thanks.
I bought Nils Frahm's album after hearing Keep. Life is good.

Mar. 23 2012 04:49 PM

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