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17 Hippies

New Sounds

Musical Esperanto

Sunday, July 01, 2012

For this New Sounds, listen to some international-sounding music from bands that blend influences from both sides of the Atlantic, and take your guess as to what nation is being invoked.  Hear from guitarist Brad Shepik and his multi-ethnic experiences in various jazz-Balkan-improv-Klezmer collectives, as they inform his album-length suite, “Human Activity.”

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New Sounds

Party Band Invasion

Saturday, January 07, 2012

High energy party bands invade this New Sounds program. We'll hear from the Revolutionary Snake Ensemble out of Boston, the MarchFourth Marching Band from Portland, OR, and the Chicago-based party band Mucca Pazza (Mad Cow.) When your numbers are some 15-30 strong, the band can't help but be a rollicking good time wherever they go.

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New Sounds

All Over the World Music

Sunday, November 06, 2011

For this New Sounds, hear some world music that doesn't come from one specific part of the world, including Les Triaboliques, featuring guitarist Justin Adams and 3 Mustaphas 3 founder Ben Mandelson.  Plus, session-guitarist extraordinaire Smokey Hormel steps into the spotlight with a collection of Central African dance hits of the 1950s and 60s.  There's also a tune from Berlin's 17 Hippies, an almost untraceable blend of music from the gypsy, or Roma tradition, fused with circus chamber punk, mariachi music, and American country music.  And, not to be outdone, New York's own Blarvuster is composer Matthew Welch on Celtic bagpipes, drawing from his studies of Gamelan, up against some Afrobeat-y drumming.

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New Sounds

Musical Esperanto

Monday, June 13, 2011

For this New Sounds, listen to some international-sounding music from bands that blend influences from both sides of the Atlantic, and take your guess as to what nation is being invoked.  Hear from guitarist Brad Shepik and his multi-ethnic experiences in various jazz-Balkan-improv-Klezmer collectives, as they inform his album-length suite, “Human Activity.” 

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New Sounds

Party Band Invasion

Thursday, December 23, 2010

High energy party bands invade this New Sounds program. We'll hear from the Revolutionary Snake Ensemble out of Boston, the MarchFourth Marching Band from Portland, OR, and the Chicago-based party band Mucca Pazza (Mad Cow.) When your numbers are some 15-30 strong, the band can't help but be a rollicking good time wherever they go. Plus, there's some Balkan music by way of Brooklyn and Berlin, along with Cajun-klezmer group The Zydepunks from New Orleans to keep the party stomping. With luck, there's enough space for Orchestre Baobab and Krakatoa as well.

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New Sounds

All Over the World Music

Monday, November 22, 2010

For this New Sounds, hear some world music that doesn't come from one specific part of the world, including Les Triaboliques, featuring guitarist Justin Adams and 3 Mustaphas 3 founder Ben Mandelson.  Plus, session-guitarist extraordinaire Smokey Hormel steps into the spotlight with a collection of Central African dance hits of the 1950s and 60s.  There's also a tune from Berlin's 17 Hippies, an almost untraceable blend of music from the gypsy, or Roma tradition, fused with circus chamber punk, mariachi music, and American country music.  And, not to be outdone, New York's own Blarvuster is composer Matthew Welch on Celtic bagpipes, drawing from his studies of Gamelan, up against some Afrobeat-y drumming. 

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