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Episode #3084

New Music from Montreal

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Saturday, September 29, 2012

Montreal guitarist/composer Tim Brady makes dark sounds with bowed electric guitar, guitar with loops, with tapes, and with computers.  The overall effect -ambient and abstract- is intended to evoke the depths of the ocean in a work by Jean-Francois Laporte, “The Song of the Whale.”   Also, hear atmospheric electronic music from Mains de Givre(“Hands of Frost”) an enhanced duo of violin, guitar and lots of effects.

Plus, there's some “post-rock” from the likes of Godspeed You! Black Emperor and Bell Orchestre (featuring members of Arcade Fire), where the shoegaze approach to classical is mixed with the wall-of-sound achievements of say - Glenn Branca’s Guitar Army, as "rock" instruments play well together with “classical” strings, reeds, and percussion.

PROGRAM # 3084, New Music from Montreal (First aired on 6/4/2010)

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

Godspeed you! Black Emperor

Yanqui U.X.O

09-15-00 (Part One) [16:27]

Constellation CST 24
cstrecords.com

brainwashed.com
OR download from Emusic.com

Bell Orchestre

As Seen Through Windows

Icicles/Bicycles [6:14]

Arts & Crafts A&C 041
www.arts-crafts.ca

Tim Brady

GO

Jean-Francois Laporte: Le Chant des baleines

Actuelle CD 156
www.actuellecd.com

Mains de Givre

Esther Marie

Un Choeur d’ames en detresse (A choir of souls in distress) [13:22]

Textura 002
www.textura.org

Bell Orchestre

As Seen Through Windows

As Seen Through Windows, excerpt [4:57]

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Comments [1]

Lamar Tredwell from Brooklyn

yes, the new schedule works fine. I'm sure I speak for more than just myself -- wherever New Sounds is in the line-up, we will find it! Thanks for the lovely show tonight too.

Sep. 30 2012 12:32 AM

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