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Post-Rock 101

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Explore music by some of the seminal post-rock bands on this edition of New Sounds, including music by the late guitarist/bassist Jason Noble (Rachel's,Young Scamels), among others.

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Radiolab

Galapagos

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Today, the strange story of a small group of islands that raise a big question: is it inevitable that even our most sacred natural landscapes will eventually get swallowed up by humans? And just how far are we willing to go to stop that from happening?

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New Sounds

The Apollo Project, Live

Sunday, May 04, 2014

Brian Eno's Apollo: Atmospheres and Soundtracks (recorded in 1983), was the musical setting for a non-narrative collection of NASA stock footage from the Apollo program, and was something that Eno didn’t perform live.  A talented cast visits our studio to bring to life a re-imagining of the nearly 30-year old Eno tribute to the Nasa moon landings.

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New Sounds

Post-Rock 101

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Explore music by some of the seminal post-rock bands on this edition of New Sounds, including music by the late guitarist/bassist Jason Noble, a quiet pioneer in the style.  Hear some of his work with bands like Rachel's and the Young Scamels, among others.  Also, there's other post-rock music from bands like Chicago-based Tortoise, Montreal-based Godspeed You! Black Emperor, and the chamber instruments of Clogs. 

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New Sounds

The Apollo Project, Live

Friday, April 19, 2013

Brian Eno's Apollo: Atmospheres and Soundtracks (recorded in 1983), was the musical setting for a non-narrative collection of NASA stock footage from the Apollo program, and was something that Eno didn’t perform live.  A talented cast visits our studio to bring to life a re-imagining of the nearly 30-year old Eno tribute to the Nasa moon landings.

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New Sounds

Jason Noble, In Memoriam

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Guitarist/bassist Jason Noble, a quiet pioneer in the style of "post-rock," passed away last week.  He was 40 years old.  On this New Sounds, hear some of his work with bands like Rachel's and the Young Scamels. Also, there's other "post-rock" music from bands like Tortoise, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Clogs, and more.

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New Sounds

The Apollo Project, Live

Thursday, January 05, 2012

Brian Eno's Apollo: Atmospheres and Soundtracks (recorded in 1983), was the musical setting for a non-narrative collection of NASA stock footage from the Apollo program, and was something that Eno didn’t perform live.  As the grand opening of this year’s New York Guitar Festival, a talented cast brings to life a re-imagining of the nearly 30-year old Eno tribute to the Nasa moon landings. 

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New Sounds

Ambient Post-Rock

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.

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New Sounds

Ambient Post-Rock

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

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. 

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Soundcheck

Gig Alerts: Tortoise

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

The acclaimed post-rock band play Le Poisson Rouge tonight as part of the Carefusion Jazz Festival. Download their dynamic track "Prepare Your Coffin."

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