Episode #3227

107 Reasons Why

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Wednesday, November 28, 2012

We hope you won't need to be convinced, but for this New Sounds, we will listen to "107 Reasons Why" by Do Make Say Think, and more instrumental music, perhaps even some that could be called "post-rock."  There's something from the ambient drone band Labradford, who were out of Richmond, VA, along with music from Angelo Badalamenti.

Plus, we'll hear something from Black Eagle Child, aka Wisconsin-based artist Michael Jantz. His is a palette of banjo, guitar, field recordings, and electronics with which he paints a constantly unfolding audio portrait of summery domestic scenes.  All that and more.

PROGRAM #3227, 107 Reasons Why: New Ambient Instrumental Music 
(First aired on 7/19/11)                                                       






Mi Media Naranja

S, excerpt [1:00]

Kranky 23 OR download from

All Shall Be Well and All Shall Be Well (and All Manner of Things Shall Be Well)


"Mothers, Tell Your Daughters Our Music Is All Awful Noise And We’re Just A Bunch Of No-goods" [7:08] ,download from, or download for free from

Angelo Badalamenti

Twin Peaks Soundtrack

Twin Peaks Theme [5:10]

Warner Bros. #26316**
Available for purchase at*


Mi Media Naranja

S [6:19]

Kranky 23 OR download from

Arthur Jarvinen & Miroslav Tadic

Endless Bummer

Endless Bummer Part 3 [3:46]

Lakefire #0301*

Tom Verlaine

Warm and Cool

Little Dance [3:16]

Rykodisc #10216*

Do Make Say Think

Winter Hymn Country Hymn Secret Hymn

107 Reasons Why [3:02]

CST 025 OR download from

Black Eagle Child


Summer Street [3:06]

Pre 031

Stars of the Lid


The Kraut [9:45]

SOTL001 / Cobraside
Available at or download from

Black Eagle Child


Crandon [5:55]

See above.

works by John Cage

John Cage: City Circus, Program XIII

To mark what would have been John Cage’s 100th birthday, New Sounds and Q2 Music have been presenting a 1994 series of rare in-studio recordings and interviews with the composer - "John Cage: City Circus," what we thought to be thirteen programs worth.  Except that when we went digging through the archives, we could only come up with twelve.  So here, after many years, and in this John Cage centennial year, is the missing 13th installment - a new show to complete the series.


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