Minimal melodies from Japan and Arctic Norway, music for ex army gymnasts bounding about in rubber costumes, and something from New York‘s Downtown. 55 minutes with works by Aqua Regia, The Caretaker, Midori Takada, The Residents, and others – realized between 1969 and 2019.
Blueprint for a longer series of mixes with Ambient music from various backgrounds. 50 minutes with works by Ash Ra Tempel, Marina La Palma, Meredith Monk, Uchu, and others, realized between the early 1960's and 2017.
Reminiscent of a certain time or place, these tunes are for a Chill-out zone. 54-minute program with memories and fantasies by Cluster & Eno, Geir Jenssen, Graeme Revell, Muslimgauze, and others, realized between 1970 and 2014.
Compiling a varied and dense collection of artistic concepts, the subscription only tape label Tellus documents New York’s expansive art scene between 1983 and ’93. 29-minute-program featuring tracks from 13 releases, with works by Cardboard Air Band, Gretchen Bender, Liquid Liquid, Remko Scha, and others.
During the Seventies, musical traditions are being rediscovered in Japan. By blending them with their own preferences, artists create new sound worlds. 48-minute program with works by Akio Suzuki, Haruomi Hosono, Jun Togawa Unit, Toshi Ichiyanagi, and more, realized between 1969 and 2000.
Owing to a straightness rooted in Punk, new things and personalities get invented everywhere and all the time in West-Germany’s music scene of the Eighties. 53-minute program with Freiwillige Selbstkontrolle, Holger Hiller, Ingrid Wiener & Chor, Martin Kippenberger, and others.
In the late Sixties, women composers start mixing various kinds of sonic material. Often their idea of intermedia art has a link to human life. 88-minute program with Christina Kubisch, Eliane Radigue, Frankie Mann, Ruth Anderson, and more.
10 pieces about the mysteries, realities and prospects of airwaves. 30-minute program with works by The Android Sisters, Dan Lander, Negativland, Phil Harmonic, and others – made between 1960 and 2004.
Forming a loose community of interdisciplinary collaborators, Fluxus artists are rethinking the role of art in society during the Sixties. 47-minute program with Carolee Schneemann, Henning Christiansen, Terry Riley, Yoko Ono, and more – with pieces made between 1959 and 2014.
For more than half a century, artists are addressing the upcoming ecological catastrophe. On the occasion of this week’s Global Climate Strike, here are sounds of protest.
Being one of the leading protagonists of Avant-garde and experimental audio art during the second half of the 20th century, Henri Chopin was among the first to make use of a tape recorder’s true potential.
Ragas are associated with moods that come and go with the time of the day or the seasons. Since the Sixties, Western musicians were inspired by them in various ways.