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Episode #2186

Chamber Rock

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Saturday, June 04, 2005

The term "chamber rock" may seem like an oxymoron, but in fact it represents an entire strain of the contemporary music scene. On this edition of New Sounds, listen for music that combines the instruments and performing styles of classical music and rock by Krakatoa, Rachel's, the Penguin Café Orchestra, Elliott Sharp, and more.

PROGRAM #2186, “Chamber Rock”                (Thursday, 9-4-03)                                              

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

Rachel’s

Selenography

A French Galleasse [6:00]

Quarterstick #QS55
1-800-3-TOUCH-U or
www.southern.net

Penguin Café Orchestra

Signs Of Life

Rosasolis [4:00]

EG#50.**
www.penguincafe.com

Krakatoa

We Are The Rowboats

Spiral Dive [4:00]

Cuneiform #RUNE-168
www.cuneiformrecords.com

Penguin Café Orchestra

Signs Of Life

Perpetuum Mobile [4:00]

See above.

Elliott Sharp

String Quartets:1986-1996

Digital [5:00]

Tzadik#7084
www.tzadik.com

Billband

Blurred

Drive [7:30]

Ascent Music, no #.
www.billband.com*

Icebreaker

Terminal Velocity

Michael Gordon: Yo Shakespeare [10:30]

Argo #443214, out of print, but is due for re-release in 2004.
www.icebreaker.org.uk for more info.

Krakatoa

We Are The Rowboats

Philadelcula [4:00]

See above.


*, ** - Find the recordings you've heard - go to the New Sounds Recordings Information page

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Comments [1]

Kevin from Texas

I just want to say I think Chamber Rock is awesome. My first exposure was finding a song called Saline, the Salt Lake Queen by Rasputina. I love this stuff.

Jan. 09 2008 08:37 PM

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