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New Sounds

Electroacoustic Music, Old and New

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Hear electroacoustic music, old & new, with minimalist dream-pop from Montreal-based outfit Saltland, Austin-hatched drone duo Stars of the Lid, German band Popul Vuh & Tim Hecker.

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Music With Echoes of the Near East (Special Podcast)

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

WNYC
For this New Sounds show, listen to music with echoes of Turkey, Israel, & Iran. Hear music from the French-born clarinetist Yom, Montreal-based chamber post-rock band Esmerine, & more.

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New Sounds

Music With Echoes of the Near East

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

For this New Sounds show, listen to music with echoes of Turkey, Israel, & Egypt. Hear music from the French-born clarinetist Yom, Montreal-based chamber post-rock band Esmerine, & more.

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New Sounds

Electroacoustic Music, Old and New

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Listen to Electroacoustic music, old and new on this New Sounds program.  There’s minimalist droney dream-pop from the Montreal-based outfit Saltland - which is largely cellist Rebecca Foon (of Esmerine), as well as music from composer Ingram Marshall’s haunting multimedia work “Alcatraz.” There’s also music from the Austin-hatched drone duo Stars of the Lid alongside scores for the Werner Herzog films "Aguirre" and "Nosferatu" by the German band Popul Vuh.  Also, listen to some deeply unsettling and rather doomy electroacoustic work from Montreal artist Tim Hecker, and more.

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Chronicles of Withholding From John Schaefer

Friday, June 21, 2013

WNYC

So overwhelmed was the staff this week by some seriously captivating music, that we completely failed on keeping the standouts to ourselves -like the two releases from the Garifuna Collective, and a preview of Montreal chamber rock via Turkey.  Looks like Soundcheck is having the Garifuna Collective into the studio in July with their Canadian collaborator Danny Michel and John Schaefer has included Montreal musicians Esmerine in an upcoming show about music from or influenced by Turkey. 

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New Releases, May 2011 (Special Podcast)

Monday, August 29, 2011

WNYC

It's that time of the month already!  John Schaefer once again picks through the spring flood of CDs that have been sent to his office to find new releases worthy of showcasing in tonight's program.  Among these outstanding piles is a new work from Roswell Rudd that features some musicians from West African and a new recording from Vieux Farka Toure, featuring his father, Ali Farka Toure. Also, hear music from a Greek group called Lüüp, and something from Montreallers, Esmerine, who just released a record in memory of Lhasa.  Plus, a collaborative record from dueling keyboardists Aaron Goldberg and Guillermo Klein, and music from a Swiss piano trio based on Turkish music.

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New Releases, May 2011

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

It's that time of the month already!  John Schaefer once again picks through the spring flood of CDs that have been sent to his office to find new releases worthy of showcasing in tonight's program.  Among these outstanding piles is a new work from Roswell Rudd that features some musicians from West African and a new recording from Vieux Farka Toure, featuring his father, Ali Farka Toure. Also, hear music from a Greek group called Lüüp, and something from Montreallers, Esmerine, who just released a record in memory of Lhasa.  Plus, a collaborative record from dueling keyboardists Aaron Goldberg and Guillermo Klein, and music from a Swiss piano trio based on Turkish music. 

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