Monday, June 10, 2013
Hear electronic musician Jon Hopkins perform live in the studio.
Monday, June 10, 2013
In this episode: Adam Davidson of NPR’s Planet Money podcast talks about his recent New York Times story on ticket scalping, and explains why economists are finding that ticket prices for concerts are often much too low.
Also: Brooklyn-based writer Paul Ford joins us for another edition of “That Was a Hit?!?” to tell us the story of 1963’s “Sukiyaki,” the only Japanese-language pop song to ever hit No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot 100.
And: English electronic musician and producer Jon Hopkins plays songs from his new album Immunity. And, he explains how Brian Eno changed his approach to music.
Sunday, March 03, 2013
For this New Sounds, we’ll listen to works that play with sound and music, at the intersection where one leaves off and the other begins. Hear music from Brian Eno in collaboration with like-minded musicians Jon Hopkins and Leo Abraham, a record called “Small Craft on a Milk Sea.”
Friday, March 02, 2012
For this New Sounds, we’ll listen to works that play with sound and music, at the intersection where one leaves off and the other begins. Hear the latest from Brian Eno, in collaboration with like-minded musicians Jon Hopkins and Leo Abraham, called “Small Craft on a Milk Sea.”
Sunday, June 05, 2011
For this New Sounds, there's ambient post-rock music from Jon Hopkins, a Scottish musician who writes and performs his own melody-led electronica. There's also music from the German pianist/composer Max Richter, along with something from Ludovico Einaudi's trio, Whitetree. Plus, music by the instrument-driven Chicago post-rockers Tortoise, songs from drummer/composer Brian Blade, and more.
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.