Just Checking – A Blueprint

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 1960s and 2017.

Featured cover art: Uchu 佛陀…

Uchu – Ai

no synthesizer, no sampler, no programming, only guitars (1999, Namu)

Nano S. – Jemplang Polansky

continuing the music of his Indonesian ancestors (1989, Lyrichord)

Saba Alizâdeh – Fluid

Persian music instruments meet electronics (2017, Karlrecords)

Meredith Monk – Procession

a voice beyond words (1977, One Ten Records)

William S. Burroughs – Just Checking Your Summer Recordings

playing with a reel-to-reel (early 1960s, Industrial Records)

Walls Of Genius – Letter To Dan Fogelberg

the mind of a fan (1985, RRRecords)

Michael Rother – Spirit Of ’72

remembering a time long gone (1996, Random Records)

Ash Ra Tempel – Day-Dream

a hippie fairytale (1973, Kosmische Musik)

Sun Ra And His Arkestra – Love In Outer Space

rhythms from other spheres (late 1960s, Blast First)

Marina La Palma – Djuna

from the visual artist’s musical oeuvre (1985, marinalapalma.com)

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