A beautiful droning composition by the Russian-German composer Alfred Schnittke.
It’s amazing to think that Ian Curtis died 36 years ago. Time truly flies. Some New Order for my dear friends.
Sorry but I’m still in vintage mode, been listening to this lot a fair bit these last few days – blame Vukovar – they may be their natural heirs, this oft overlooked silently majestic humbler is ‘lonesome tonight’ which achieved a remarkable feat in our gaff of out playing its quite perfect A side ‘thieves like us’ back in the day mainly for a moment of sonic divinity that stirs at the 2.57 mark where the silken synth swathes softly ascend in celestial formations…
Vladan Radovanović – Audiospatial (For Female Choir And Electronic Sounds)
Here’s something you don’t see every day – cheesecake mixed with academic experimental music. I expect this out of Nurse With Wound or Whitehouse, but Serbian composer Vladan Radovanović ends up having his work associated with rather interesting fare from a long-past hi-fi era.
Other Rock Show playlist – May 15th 2016
If you didn’t have enough with my podcast, here’s a bit of prog to hold you over until next Sunday.
Other Rock Show playlist, Sunday 15th May 2016 on Resonance 104.4 FM
This broadcast is dedicated to Keith Emerson.
Theme: PHANTOMSMASHER “Bishop Hopping” (Ipecac)
1: THINKING PLAGUE – “Malthusian Dances” (Cuneiform)
2: ŽOAMBO ŽOET WORKESTRAO – “”
3: THUMPERMONKEY – “” (Believers Roast)
4: POINO – “Zil Konig” (Horse Arm)
5: SHIELD YOUR EYES – “” ()
6: GRAND BEACH – “” ()
7: GRAND ULENA – “Fyler”
8: THE BOB LAZAR STORY – “” ()
9: YOWIE – “” ()
10: GUTBUCKET – “” (Cuneiform)
11: PHANTOMSMASHER – “Blackjack With Kraken” (Ipecac)
OUTRO: ELP – “” (excerpt)”
Žoambo Žoet Workestrao: zoambo.bandcamp.com/album/soap-for-sweatshops
Extra Life: extralife.bandcamp.com/album/secular-works
Cloud Becomes Your Hand: cloudbecomesyourhand.bandcamp.com/album/rest-in-fleas
Upsilon Acrux: cuneiformrecords.bandcamp.com/album/galapagos-momentum
Quincy Jones – ‘Ironside’ Theme
One of jazz’s finest composers was also quite a maestro at TV soundtracks. Ironside, which starred Raymond Burr, was the mid-afternoon viewing of my youth.
The Hip Priest Radio Program, Volume 1
1. The Fall – Hip Priest
2. Killing Joke – Money Is Not Our God
3. Ahmed Malek – Tikjda
4. Bubu – Resplandor
5. Dino Saluzzi, Gidon Kremer, Andrei Pushkarev – Theme from Don Quixote Var. I
6. Medeski, Martin & Wood – Nocturnal Transmission
7. x.y.r. – Rescue Of Prisoners From Cannibals
8. Ryuichi Sakamoto – Amore
9. John Carpenter – Lost Themes – Obsidian
10. Mulatu Astatke – Yèkèrmo Sèw (A Man of Experience and Wisdom)
Pēteris Vasks – Vientulais Engelis (Lonely Angel), Meditation for Violin & String Orchestra
Lithuanian composer Pēteris Vasks should be regarded by his countrymen as a national treasure.
Cuneiform Records – Thirty-plus Years of Essential Listening
Much respect to Steve Feigenbaum for gracing the world with the best in avant-progressive music for 30 years. Goldmine Magazine does a standup job saluting Steve and his visionary label, Cuneiform Records.
SUBSET – Series70
Tranquil, dubby ambient music from a group I came across on Bandcamp. Expect lots more Bandcamp treasures here.
Sewa Kaffo – Alinga Sewa
As usual, the best tracks tend to come from out of nowhere. Take Sewa Kaffo for example. This Polish band combines jazz and world music easily, and blends traditional Western instruments with kora and tabla. A truly engaging listen.