Ambient (1)

Ambient (1)

First in 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, relized between the early 1960’s and 2017.

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Tellus!

Tellus!

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.

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A Few Things From Japan

A Few Things From Japan

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.

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Flokati

Flokati

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.

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Round World

Round World

Traditional instruments and music – twisted by composers, improvisers, rockers, synthesists, industrial and electronic musicians. 47-minute program with Dariush Dolat-Shahi, Don Cherry, Harry Hosono and the Yellow Magic Band, Sun City Girls, and more, realized between 1967 and 1994.

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Sekt oder Karies

Sekt oder Karies

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.

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Ray-Dee-Oh

Ray-Dee-Oh

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.

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Fluxus is…

Fluxus is…

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.

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Early Electronic Music

Early Electronic Music

The electrification of music during the 1950s leads to a multitude of artistic concepts. 50 minutes of fieldwork and funny sounds with Alireza Mashayekhi, Else Marie Pade, Enore Zaffiri, İlhan Mimaroğlu, and more – made between 1952 and 1968.

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Enhanced Poetry

Enhanced Poetry

With reel to reels, poetry reaches the next level in the 1950s. Language could get arranged in completely new ways. 42 minutes with Ernst Jandl, Henri Chopin, Neil Mills, Sten Hanson, and others – realized between 1956 and 1991.

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Synthesis

Synthesis

Synthesizers brought new sounds into the world. 43 minutes of music with oscillators, filters and envelopes controlled by Conrad Schnitzler, Daphne Oram, Erkki Kurenniemi, Laurie Spiegel, and others – between the early Sixties and 1977 (plus an exception).

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White Lady From Maghreb

White Lady From Maghreb

White Lady I called a cassette bought in Morocco in the early Nineties. It was traditional music like on this tape that Paul Bowles recorded in the Fifties and Sixties on numerous trips throughout the country. Artists like Allen Ginsberg, Brion Gysin, or William Burroughs were visiting the Tangier based author frequently.

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New York In The Sixties

New York In The Sixties

Whether conceptual or performance art, electronic music, counterculture, minimalism, drone music, or Fluxus. New York is a hotbed for all sorts of experiments during the Sixties. My first program for Cashmere Radio.

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10 Magic Pianos

10 Magic Pianos

For some, the piano is the instrument of instruments. Here are ten good reasons why. 40-minute program with works by Charlemagne Palestine, Graeme Revell, Henry Cowell, Johanna Magdalena Beyer, Sun Ra, and others – composed between 1912 and 2017.

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Hello, USA!

Hello, USA!

Observations from the Land of the Free. 52-minute program of artistic snapshots by Amiri Baraka, Ann Magnuson, Culturcide, Henry Rollins, Negativland, Peter Roehr, and others – produced between 1966 and 2002.

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Big Egos

Big Egos

Artists see things differently. 54-minute program with sound works by Carole Caroompas, Dieter Roth, Jess Holzworth and Jutta Koether, M.A. Nummninen, Magazzini Criminali, and others – created between 1966 and 2006.

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New York In The Sixties

New York In The Sixties

Whether conceptual or performance art, electronic music, counterculture, minimalism, drone music, or Fluxus. New York is a hotbed for all sorts of experiments during the Sixties. 66-minute program with Angus MacLise, Henry Flynt, La Monte Young & Marian Zazeela, Richard Maxfield, and more.

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La Vie

La Vie

57 minutes of sound art with a connection to human life. A Cinéma Pour L’Oreille put into action by Anton Bruhin, Jacki Apple, Tazartès, Toshi Ichiyanagi, and others between 1969 and 2010.

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Tabla Love

Tabla Love

Since the Sixties, tabla drums occured also apart from Indian classical music. 63-minute program with works by Don Cherry and Latif Khan, Geir Jenssen, Robert Ashley, Yoko Ono, and more – produced between 1967 and 2001.

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