Ambient Music


A Burning Man Story; Julianna Barwick; On The Road With Led Zeppelin, Alice Cooper, More

Friday, August 16, 2013

In this episode: Later this month, hordes of art and experience pilgrims will descend upon the Black Rock Desert in Northern Nevada for the annual Burning Man festival. A new documentary goes inside Burning Man – both to its boardrooms and into the festival fray itself.

Plus: Brooklyn-based singer and composer Julianna Barwick makes lush, haunting soundscapes by layering her own voice. Hear her perform songs from her upcoming new album Nepenthe in the Soundcheck studio.

And: Author Michael Walker talks about his book, What You Want Is in the Limo: On the Road with Led Zeppelin, Alice Cooper, and the Who in 1973, the Year the Sixties Died and the Modern Rock Star Was Born.

    New Sounds

    Sonic Atmospheres

    Tuesday, June 08, 2010

    For this New Sounds, we’ll experience some sonic and at times, spiritual atmospheres, including ambient music, and other works that might invoke the “m” word – “minimalism.”  

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