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Episode #3438

Atmospheric Songs

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Thursday, July 03, 2014

Listen to atmospheric songs with unusual textures and unexpected sounds or noises woven into them on this New Sounds program.  Hear songs from Brian Eno, Antony & the Johnsons, and Eno’s friend the poet and composer Ebe Oke.  There's also something by Susanna & the Magical Orchestra from Sweden, along with music from Bjork off of the record, "Medulla."  Then hear a song by Irish singer Iarla Ó Lionáird from his record Foxlight.  Plus, something of a murder ballad from the folkster Sam Amidon, and more.

 

PROGRAM #3438, Atmospheric Songs / Night Tension (First aired on 3/7/2013)                                       

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

Brian Eno

Before and After Science

Julie With, excerpt [1:00]

EG ENO-4, re-released by Astralwerks, and available on Amazon.com*

Ebe Oke

Eligo

I Ask [5:43]

soundcloud.com/ebeoke
facebook.com/pages/Ebe-Oke

Iarla Ó Lionáird

Foxlight

Stay [4:32]

Real World CDRW184
www.realworldrecords.com/iarla 

Esopus (various): Sam Amidon 

Esopus #12 - Black and White

Vance [5:41]

www.esopusmag.com

Bjork

Medulla

Desired Constellation [4:55]

Atlantic #62981
www.bjork.com

Susanna & the Magical Orchestra

Melody Mountain

Scott Walker: It’s Raining Today [4:26]

Rune Grammofon RCD2057
runegrammofon.com OR susannamagical.com

Rachel Unthank & the Winterset

The Bairns

Robert Wyatt: Sea Song [6:19]

Real World #1158
www.realworldrecords.com*

Brian Eno & Cluster

Before and After Science

By this River [3:04]

See above.

Antony and the Johnsons

I Am a bird Now

Hope There's Someone [4:21]

Secretly Canadian #105 ** www.secretlycanadian.com
Or download from Emusic.com

Donna McKevitt & Jan Noble

These Are the Words

It is Dawn [6:00]

www.mckevittandnoble.com 

Due out in April 2013

Brian Eno

Before and After Science

Julie With, excerpt [1:00]

See above.

Sheela Bringi

A World of World Music (Special Podcast)

There’s a world of world music for this New Sounds.  Listen to an electric distorted version of West African trance music from Justin Adams & Juldeh Camara, along with a powerful song of praise that explores the links between India and the Balkans from Sheeli Bringi. There’s also music from Maracatu New York, who are a band steeped in the maracatu band music of northeast Brazil.  Their sound manages to fuse Brazilian rhythms with those of traditional New Orleans Second Line music and the Mardi Gras Indians.

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