Ambient Channel (3): Misty

Paying homage to flying machines and next generation’s minimalism, singing in an invented language that’s both mysterious and familiar, and a special kind of rain. 43-minute program with pieces by Anna Homler and Steve Moshier, Ennio Morricone, Harold Budd, The Human League, and others – made between 1972 and 2011.

Featured cover art: Ramuntcho Matta – Domino One

Ennio Morricone – Statico

library music deluxe – for image and imagination (1972, Dialogo)

Kraftwerk – Harmonika

manipulating a mouth organ (1972, Philips)

Neu! – Leb’ Wohl

an unintended forerunner (1975, Brain)

Harold Budd – The Foundry (for Mika Vainio)

one of ambient’s godfathers paying tribute to a next generation’s minimalist (2012, Darla Records)

Anna Homler / Steve Moshier – Oo Nu Dah

singing in an invented language that’s both mysterious and familiar (1985, Rvng Intl.)

Ramuntcho Matta – Zoique III

from the ballet ‘Via’ (1984, Made To Measure)

The Human League – Toyota City

from before the arty synth combo got famous (1980, Virgin)

23 Skidoo – Helicopterz

homage to the flying machines (1984, Illuminated Records)

Brian Eno – Top Boy

from the British tv crime drama series‘ soundtrack (2011, Opal Records)

Pascal Comelade – Pluie Japonaise

it’s raining synth sounds (1984, Les Disques Du Soleil Et De L’Acier)

* three of the 10 tracks are not on Spotify


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