Seriously Ambient

The other ambient – made for listening. 53-minute program with slow-paced music by Jocy de Oliveira, Laurie Anderson, Paul De Marinis, Yasuaki Shimizu and others, made between 1970 and 2013.

Featured cover art: Philip Jeck – Loopholes

Jocy de Oliveira – Wave Song

inducing a peaceful state of mind, similar to achieving ‘alpha’ (1977, Blume)

Paul De Marinis – Fonetica Francese

from a 1930s instruction record on how to sing the French language (1991, Lovely Music, Inc.)

Werner Durand – Hearthunters

flute patterns and electronically treated heartbeat-samples create the sound of a village band going into outer space (2006, Sonic Arts Network)

Rashad Becker – Dances I

structural and sculptural synthesized sounds (2013, Pan)

Christopher Hobbs – Aran

soft-centered piece of grittily resonance (1970-72, Obscure)

Laurie Anderson – Whirlwind

sound installation about time and disappearance at Berlin’s Sonambiente festival (1996, Prestel-Verlag)

Yasuaki Shimizu – Magic Stone

minimal music from Japan (2004, Invitation)

Connie Beckley – Triad Triangle

rhythmical phrase cooperates with mathematical knowledge (1977, One Ten Records)

Philip Jeck – Ulster Autumn

making use of record players and electronics (1995, Touch)

* only 4 of the 9 tracks are available on Spotify

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