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Episode #3601

Between Rock and Classical

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Wednesday, May 21, 2014

For this New Sounds, there’s music that falls into the cracks between rock and classical, between popular music and contemporary chamber music.  Listen to music by Yann Tiersen, probably best known for the “Amelie” soundtrack.  Hear selections from his latest, “∞”(Infinity), which is a collection of songs, stories and instrumentals made mostly in Iceland and incorporating Breton and Icelandic, but also Faroese and English.

There’s also music from Swiss violinist and bandleader Tobias Preisig, that might be akin to Radiohead. Then, hear music from the Isle of Wight and singer Puzzle Muteson, and something from a trio called Sontag Shogun who make music with grand piano, field recordings and tape loops.  Plus, more music that doesn’t slide neatly into one category, like Hauschka or Julianna Barwick.  And more.

PROGRAM #3601 Between Rock and Classical (First aired on 5/21/2014)  

ARTIST(S)

RECORDING

CUT(S)

SOURCE

Tobias Preisig

Drifting

Splendid, excerpt [1:00]

Traumton
Download from Amazon.com, Emusic.com or iTunes

Yann Tiersen

Infinity

The Crossing [5:43]

Mute 9592
mute.hasawebstore.com
livestream.yanntiersen.com , also available at
Amazon.com

Julianna Barwick

Rosabi EP

Meet You at Midnight [3:42]

Due out digitally June 3rd on Dead Oceans
 
A 1000 count limited edition 10-inch record will be included only in 750ml “bomber” cases of her official Dogfish Head beer also called Rosabi.

Yann Tiersen

Infinity

Ar Maen Bihan [6:53]

See above.

Christopher O’Riley & Matt Haimovitz

Shuffle.Play.Listen

Pyramid Song [4:38]

Oxingale 2019
oxingale.com
christopheroriley.com
matthaimovitz.com  

Tobias Preisig

Drifting

Splendid [5:44]

See above.

Radiohead  

Amnesiac

Pyramid Song [4:49]

Capitol/EMI Records - #CDSFHEIT 45101
Available at Amazon.com, iTunes

Puzzle Muteson

En Garde

En Garde [3:56]

HVALUR11
bedroomcommunity.net

Sontag Shogun

Tale

The Musk Ox [4:46]

Palaver Press PM007

Hauschka

Abandoned City

Agdam [4:55]

Temporary Residence trr232
temporaryresidence.com

Comments [1]

Jim

Hi,

The Radiohead tune is definitely not in 11. It's mostly bars of 7 with interposed bars of 8. Mostly 3 bars of 7 followed by one bar of 8. That would be 29, but it seems to change, with a couple bars of 8 in a row. Sorry, lost count! I would call it "in 7", with interludes, like some Beatles and Blondie tunes...

HTH

May. 21 2014 11:39 PM

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