Ambient Japan

Ambient Japan

Sounds inspired by architecture and plants, music for theatre, an animation picture, and a dance performance, plus some deep pop. 51-minute program with works by Haruomi Hosono, Inoyama Land, Masahiro Sugaya, Yasuaki Shimizu, and others – all but one made in the Eighties.

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Ambient Channel (3): Misty

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.

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Round World  – Twisted Musical Traditions

Round World – Twisted Musical Traditions

Traditional instruments and music – twisted by composers, improvisers, rockers, synthesists, industrial and electronic musicians. 47-minute program with works by 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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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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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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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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