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[Archive 4.2.14]

The Upstate Soundscape, 3.26.14

1) Glissandro 70, “Portugal Rau Rau” S/T (Constellation)

2) Stereolab, “Metronomic Underground” ABC Music – Radio 1 Sessions (Strange Fruit)
3) Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Parasio UFO, “Che Gis Si” Acid Motherly Love (Riot Season)
4) White Fence, “It Will Never Be” Family Perfume Vol. 1 (Woodsist)
5) Zacht Automaat, “Unknown” S/T (Calico Corp)
6) Zones, “Sandglow” Real Time 
7) LoOp, “Heaven’s End” Heaven’s End (Head) 1987
8) The Holydrug Couple, “Glowing Summer” Glowing Summer 7″ (BYM)
9) Glenn Kotche, “The Haunted Viaduct” Adventureland (Cantaloupe Music)
10) Man Forever and William Basinski, “Live at Ecstatic Music Festival 2014 (excerpt)”
11) John Cage, “Variations I” Early Electronic and Tape Music (Sub Rosa)
12) Daniel Padden, “An English Model”
13) Actress, “Time” Ghetoville (Werk Discs)
14) Dean Hurley, “The Air is on Fire” (Interview on Arte Radio)

[Archive 11.29.12]

1) TJ Borden, “1,” Poor Form and Extenuating Circumstances
2) John Cage, “Imaginary Landscape No. 3”
3) Christian Wolff, “Event -12/15/04 NYC [excerpt]” Music For Merce 
4) Michael Pisaro, “Blues Fall,” Tombstones (HEM)
5) VWLS, “Alaskan Peyote,” Broadcast in the Moss (Bad Drone Media)
6) Jax Deluca, “Prelude”
7) Partly Zombish, “Does the Human Body Generate Electricity?” August Cake and The Prepared Reverb Units
8) Genetic Infantryman, “Side A,” (Secluar Tapes)
9) Alfred Brown, “I Have Lifted My Eyes to the Hills,” The Seagull – A Song Cycle (Abandoned Buildings)
10) Kyle Bobby Dunn, “Lake Waptsa Rise,” In Miserum Stercus (Komino)
11) Hangedup & Tony Conrad, “Principles,” Transit of Venus (Constellation)
12) Rhyton, “Revert to Daze,” The Emerald Tablet (Thrill Jockey)
13) Oneida, “1” A List of Burning Mountains (Jagjaguwar)

[Archive: 10.10.12]


1) God Speed You Black Emperor, “Mladic,” Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend! (Constellation)
2) Hangedup & Tony Conrad, “Gentil The Unlucky Astronomer,” Transit of Venus (Constellation)
3) M. Nageswara, “Telisi Rama Chintanato” The Ten Graces PLayed on The Vina (Nonsuch)
4) Bul-Bul Tarang Gang, “Cassette A (excerpt)” Kali (Sloowtapes)
5) Sun Araw, “Leaves Like These” (Not Not Fun)
6) Dirty Beaches, “Paris” Night City (Night People)
7) US Girls, “Mah Marie,” Dirty Beaches/U.S. Girls Split 7″ (Sibling Sex)
8) Sculpture, “Side A,” Slime Code (Digitalis Recordings)
9) SlowPitch, “As it Happens”
10) Bloody Noes, “Eat Her Up,” CR-200 (Carbon Records)
11) John Cage, Europera 5 excerpt
12) Thoughts on Air, “Carmine Springs” Thoughts on Air/Trailing Split Cassette (Fadeaway Tapes)
13) Pholde, “That Which Tends to Dissuade,” That Which Tends to Dissuade (Gears of Sand)

[Preview 10.10.12: Godspeed, Cage, Dirty Beaches Shows.]

God Speed You! Black Emperor

A really great week of shows is about to start in the Upstate region and we will try to preview as many of them as possible on tonight’s show. Here is a list of shows we can hopefully cover:

Thurs., 11/11: Torus and DJ Undersound at the Vault (Buffalo)

Fri., 10/12: John Cage’s Europera 5 at Burchfield Penny Art Center (Buffalo)

Fri., 10/12: Gnurl and SlowPitch at New Harbours Music Series (Hamilton)

Mon., 10/15:  Godspeed You Black Emporor w/ Tony Conrad at Town Ballroom (Buffalo)

Mon., 10/15: Vinyl Mondays at Essex St. Pub (Buffalo)

Wed., 10/17: Dirty Beaches, Hobo Cubes, and Thoughts on Air at New Harbours Music Series (Hamilton)

Wed., 10/17: The Moon and Bazckowski/Bacon Duo at the Vault (Buffalo)

Also going to try and get to some new new stuff from Carbon Records, Pam Swarts, and Tony Conrad.

Show starts at 8pm on 91.3 FM WBNY. Stream at WBNY.org.


[Archive 11.30.11]

1) Parashi, “Broken Element,” Counterweight (Tape Drift)
2) Location Ensemble, “Diversion # 3,” Live in Saratoga 11.12.11
3) Christian Marclay, “Neutral,” Records1981-1989 (Atavistic)
4) John Cage, “Imaginary Landscape No. 1,” The Works for Percussion I 
5) Steve Baczkowski, “Side A,” Tone Arm (cae-sur-a)
6) Otomo Yoshihide, “2*10′,” Re/cycling Rectangle: Complete Works (Rectangle)
7) Janek Schaefer, “Tone Arm Two,” Above Buildings (Fat Cat)
8) Phillip Jeck, “Now You Can Let Go,” (Touch)
9) DJ Sniff, “Live Improvisation,” Recorded live at WORM, Rotterdam, 9.9.11 for the presentation of Gerco Hiddink & Rutger Zuydervelt’s ‘Bridges’ project
10) Indignant Senility, “Untitled – Part Seven,”  Plays Wagner (Type)
11) Borful Tang, “Herd and Unherd,” Herd and Unherd (Gigante)
12) Rust Worship, “Repressed Memories,” Deposits of Despondency (Tape Drift)
13) Ignaz Schick and Martin Tetreault, “6-p45 six,” Live 33 45 78 (Ambiances Magnétiques)
14) Pierre Schaffer, “Etude Aux Chemins De Fer”
15) DJ Sniff and Burkhard Beins, “Live Improvisation,” Recorded live at WORM, Rotterdam, 9.9.11 for the presentation of Gerco Hiddink & Rutger Zuydervelt’s ‘Bridges’ project


[archive 10.5.11: #ows special]

1) Clue to Kalo, “We’ll Live Free (in NYC),” Check the Water (Leaf)
2) Matmos, “Stars and Stripes Forever,” The Civil War (Matador)
3) Schooner Records, “Music” Recorded at the Occupy Wall Street movement at Liberty Plaza NYC 9/30/2011 (Take 1)
4) Battles, “Wall Street,” Gloss Drop (Warp)
5) Devo, “Corporate Anthem,”  Duty Now for the Future (Warner Bros)
6) Astral Social Club, “Cloud War,” Happy Horse (Happy Prince)
7) Suicide, “Rocket USA,” Suicide (Red Star)
8) John Zorn, “Peace Warriors,” Spy vs. Spy: The Music of Ornette Coleman (Rhino)
9) Joey Chaos, “Occupy”
10) John Maus, “Keep Pushing On,” We Must Become the Pitiful Censor of Ourselves (Ribbon Music)
11) Bananazuli, “Occupy Everywhere, Including the Ears”
12) Matthew Herbert, “The Truncated Life Of a Modern Industrial Chicken,” Plat du Jour (Accidental)
13) Schooner Records, “Music” Recorded at the Occupy Wall Street movement at Liberty Plaza NYC 9/30/2011 (Take 2)
14) John Cage, Wim Mertons, “So That Each Person Is in Charge of Themselves”/Motor, “Gok” (Audio.nl)/Stars of the Lid, “I Will Surround You,” Avec Laudenem (Kranky) mix
15) The Stooges, “We Will Fall,” The Stooges (Elektra)
16)Mercenaries, “Tird World Shuffel,” Black Slavery Days T.S.O.S.A. (Clapper Records)
17) The Clash, “Justice Tonight/Kick It Over,” Black Market Clash (Cbs Records)
18) Matmos, “Reconstruction,” The Civil War (Matador)