Episode #2581

More Ambient Music

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Sunday, August 17, 2008

Ambient music can be music of little or no rhythm, with background sounds and effects as foreground music, perhaps bringing to mind works by Brian Eno. There’s also some danger of falling into the "new age" category. Well, on this edition of New Sounds, listen to some ambient music that takes the modern drone and renders it stately, as in the latest release by K. Leimer, “Statistical Truth,” as well as some looks back to works by Fripp & Eno. Also, works by Michael Jon Fink from the Cold Blue family and Bach as interpreted by Anton Batagov.

PROGRAM #2581: “Ambient Music” (First aired on Tues. 9-12-06)





Robert Fripp & Brian Eno

The Essential Fripp & Eno

Wind On Water [5:00]

Caroline #1886
Available at*

Brian Eno

Ambient #4: On Land

Lantern Marsh [5:30]

E.G. # 20 **, reissued by Astralwerks Available at*

K. Leimer

Statistical Truth

Dark Form [7:00]

Palace of Lights no #*

Various Artists: Fonica


4:55 [6:30]

12K #1025*

Michael Jon Fink

Private CD: Cold Blue Night @ Redcat, 2/18/06

I Hear It In The Rain [10:30]

Live concert recording.
Info on Fink’s music is at

Anton Batagov

JS Bach Die Kunst der Fuge

Fuga, excerpt [9:00]

SoLyd #0001/2 See for info, but the CD seems to be out of print.

Comments [3]

New Sounds Assistant from New York, NY


Yes - that content tab has been made over. Sorry for that inconvenience. We're working on getting things to where they are more functional again.

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Aug. 24 2008 06:12 PM

In this genre, Robert Rich's 'Atlas Dei' cd or dvd is highly recommended.

Aug. 18 2008 10:51 PM
Burton Steck from Chicago

hi -

your new spiffy page is nice but you have apparently dropped from its 'menu' the numerical list of your archived shows (not the monthly 'archives' rendering).

as a relatively recent listener, in addition to often listening on line to the nightly show and the noon 'from the vaults' programs, i had been also attacking the old shows from #1 and was approaching #100!

this was much easier than using the archive (monthly) list. might you reinstate the numerical list (or tell me where i'm now overlooking it)?

in any event, i really enjoy and appreciate the show.

burton steck,

Aug. 18 2008 12:21 AM

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