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Jukebox (1): Minimum Maximum

Jukebox (1): Minimum Maximum

The Jukebox series starts with European ideas about reggae, some stoic drumming, a reflection on alienation, and a track capturing the atmosphere in Tokyo during the early Eighties. 54 minutes with works by Alec Empire, Jun Togawa Unit, Pink Industry, The Red Krayola, and others – made between 1968 and 2008.

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More Poetry of DIY – Using the Means at Hand

More Poetry of DIY – Using the Means at Hand

The second program about turning ideas into sound: a politician’s elusion becomes poetry, music of the collective subconscious is transferred into a dreamy landscape, and insects’ microtonal sounds get rhythmic. 36 minutes with pieces by Blancmange, Graeme Revell, Gregory Whitehead, Holger Hiller, and others – realized between 1967 and 2011.

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Ambient Japan

Ambient Japan

Free of artificial ornamentation, well balanced, and designed with love for detail, some Eighties Japanese ambient music resembles the concept of the countries’ traditional gardens. 51 minutes of music striving to enhance environments – with works by Haruomi Hosono, Inoyama Land, Masahiro Sugaya, Yasuaki Shimizu, and others.

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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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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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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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