Episode #2886

Ambient Soundscapes

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Monday, February 22, 2010

For this New Sounds, we'll hear some ambient soundscapes for acoustic and electronic instruments including Icelandic composer Johan Johannsson's latest, "Fordlandia." Also, listen to the new Jim Hall & Bill Frisell, a work called "Migrations" and the post-rock epic guitar droning on Mountains, from their release "Choral." Plus, music by Bruce Gremo and more.

PROGRAM # 2886, Ambient Soundscapes (First aired on Mon, Jan 12, 2009)





Bruce Gremo

Atmosphere’s Edge

Prelude 1: Going Someplace [8:00]

Johann Johannson


The Rocket-Builder [6:00] Aerial View [4:30]

4AD #2812 **



Map Table [5:30]

Thrill Jockey #211 ***

Twi the Humble Feather

Music for Spaceships and Forests

Music for Spaceships and Forests [10:00]

Friendly Ghost #05

Jim Hall and Bill Frisell


Migration, excerpt [11:00]

Artist Share #0079

Special Podcast: Score One for Valgeir Sigurdsson (first aired on Jan. 20, 2010)

Limning that boundary between chamber and classical on the one side and rock and electronica on the other, is composer/producer Valgeir Sigurðsson's score for “Draumalandið” (“Dreamland”), a documentary about the exploitation of Iceland's natural resources. Sigurðsson is probably best known for working with Bjork, but for this record, his Bedroom ...


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