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[Archive 8.7.14]

The Upstate Soundscape, 8.7.14

1) Hobo Cubes, “Involuntary Hiatus” Slow Summer Roll (Old Frontiers)
2) VWLS, “Titanic on VHS” VWLS/Chapels Split Cassette (House of Alchemy)
3) Josh Mason, “B3” Line Drawings (Desire Path Recordings)
4) Brian Eno, “Dunwhich Beach, Autumn, 1960” Ambient 4: On Land (EG Records)
5) JD Emmanuel, “Evening Devotional” Trance-Formations I: Ancient Minimal Meditations
6) Terry Riley, “In The Summer” Les Yeux Fermes & Lifespan (Ellison Fields)
7) Aphex Twin, “#10” Selected Ambient Works II (Warp)
8) Stereolab, “Animal or Vegetable [A Wonderful Wooden Reason]” Refried Ectoplasm: Switched on Vol. 2 (Drag City)
9) OOIOO, “Don Ah” Gamel (Thrill Jockey)
10) Can “Serpentine” Out of Reach (Mute)
11) No Neck Blues Band, “Pulse” Two Million Tongues Festival Compilation CD (De Stijl)
12) Zelienople, “All I Want is Calm” Give it Up (Type)
13) Troy Schafer, “Side A” Untitled No. 1 7″ (Signal Dreams)
14) Parashi, “Double Wide Hippocampus” Tovarich (Fabrica)


[Archive 2.12.14]

The Upstate Soundscape, 2.12.14

 

1) Orphx, “Secret 13 Mix 050 (excerpt)”

MIKA VAINIO – ELVIS’S TV ROOM
DANIEL MENCHE – INCINERATION (PART TWO)
DAPHNE ORAM – PULSE PERSEPHONE
EXPERIMENTAL AUDIO RESEARCH – BEYOND THE PALE
CONRAD SCHNITZLER – UNDERWATER CHURCH
THE INFANT CYCLE – 4 AM WALLPAPER (PART FIVE)
ZOVIET*FRANCE: – NOT JUST WHAT TO SAY [CHARRM, 1993]
GODSPEED YOU! BLACK EMPEROR – THEIR HELICOPTERS’ SING
SWANS – A PIECE OF THE SKY (PART ONE)

2) Jeremy Nathan Dziedzic, “69°39’59″N 37°34’57″E” The Upstate Soundscape Vol III: Winter 2014
3) Hobo Cubes, “Subtle Sleep” Structurte of Stasis (Debacle Records)
4) Damian Valles, “Five” Excursions (BLWBCK)
5) VWLS, “Under Deep Cover, Lost in Light”
6) Cian, “Date and Time” Gemlux (Umor Rex)
7) Je Suis France, “Feeder Band” Afrikan Magik (Antenna Farm Records)
8) AlphaStare, “15Kg Nitrate 1”
9) Dolly Dolly with Ekoplekz, “No Stars (Rekplekz)” AnitMacassar (Exotik Pylon)
10) Actress, “Gaze” Ghettoville (Werk Discs)
11) Prolife, “Gold Leaves” Overheated (Sacred Bones)
12) Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti, “Phoebus Palast” Lover Boy (Ballbearing Pinatas)
13) Aidan Baker, “Doors as Possible” Souvenirs of the Eternal Present (Anthem Records)
14) A Winged Victory for the Sullen, “Atomos VII” Atomos (Erased Tapes/Kranky)

[Archive 9.25.13]

The Upstate Soundscape, 09.25.13

1) Tony Conrad, “Live at ISSUE 7/13”
2) Polmo Polpo, “Sky Historie (Live at Art System, Toronto 2001)”.
3) VWLS, “Live at Fluid Dynamics, 8/10/13”
4) Cages, “Devil’s Gun (Live)” Complaints and Riots We Should Leave to Cats
5) Villages, “Live at Hopscotch Music Festival, 9/6/13”
6) Buffalo Improvisers Orchestra, “Live at Buffalo River Fest Park, 9.12.13”

[The Upstate Soundscape Vol II: Summer 2013]

The Upstate Soundscape Vol II Summer 2013

1) Annie Shaw, “Dip in the Waverlee (Never Knowin)” (Hamilton)

2) TJ Borden, “Street Lights, Slow-Motion Car Crash” (Rochester)

3) Parashi, “Jar of Mischief” (Albany)

4) Charles Gordon, “Known Unknowns Part 2 [Live at the Vault 3.22.13]” (Buffalo)

5) Rash, “Spring” (Rochester)

6) No Shoes & One Sock, “One Foot in the Grave” (Hamilton)

7) Cages, “Lost Lipids [Live at Soundlab 9.3.12]” (Buffalo)

8) Tired Wires, “Hark” (London, ON)

9) Lea Bertucci, “Baggage Nest [Live on WFMU’s My Castle of Quiet 10.12.12]” (Rosendale, NY)

10) VWLS, “Camouflage Mercedes” (Buffalo)


[Archive 7.24.13]

The Upstate Soundscape, 07.23.13

 

1) Marshall McLuhan, “Side B” The Medium is the Massage (Columbia/Five Day Weekend)
2) Swans, “Apostate” The Seer (Young God Records)
3) Pharmakon, “Ache” Abandon (Sacred Bones)
4) Cages, “Lost Lipids (Live at Soundlab 9.3.12)” The Upstate Soundscape Vol II: Summer 2013
5) Limbus 4, “Dhyana” Mandalas (Wah Wah Records)
6) Scott Walker, “The Day the ‘Conducator’ Died’ Bish Bosch (4AD)
7) Good Stuff House, “Untitled 03” Untitled (Holodeck)
8) Can, “Future Days” Future Days (United Artist)
9) VWLS, “Cyberspace Fugitive” Mixtape Vol 1 (Bad Drone Media)
10) Elfin Choirs, “Side 1” Elfin Choirs

The Upstate Soundscape, 05.01.13

 

1) Zs, “Part 2” Grain (Northern Spy)
2) The Brian Jonestown Massacre, “Everything Fades to White” Food for Clouds (A Records)
3) Pan American, “The Cloud Room, Cloud Room, Glass Room (Kranky)
4) Zomes, “Monk Bag” Time Was (Thrill Jockey)
5) 100% Black, “Your Black” 2012 Demo 
6) Dog, “Great Frog Diety from the North” Praise Dog 
7) Black Pus, “Nowhere to Run” All My Relations (Thrill Jockey)
8) Scott Valkwitch, “Echo I (excerpt)” InFraRed (House of Alchemy)
9) VWLS, “Cough Spirit” Broadcast in the Moss 
10) Isa Christ, “Live at Strange Maine, 1.14.10”
11) The Haxan Cloak, “The Mirror Reflection (part 2)” Excavation (Tri Angle)
12) Sun Araw and Eternal Tapestry, “I”  Night Gallery (Thrill Jockey)
13) Dan Deacon, “True Thrush” America (Domino)
14) Sun Drips, “Track 11” One Hundred Hints (Orange Milk)


[Free Music Friday: Tarpit, ‘Old News’]

Tonight at Soundlab, Detroit droners Tarpit and Sick Llama will be coming through as part of their current tour. You can see the rest of the bill HERE, which includes local support from TJ Borden and VWLS, among others. For now, check out some of Tarpit’s sounds above.

The duo will also hit Rochester on Feb. 2. See full tour info HERE.


[Archive: 1.16.13]

The Upstate Soundscape, 1.16.13

1) God Speed You Black Emperor, “Their Helicopters Sing,” Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend! (Constellation)
2) Nite Lite, “Participation Mystique,” Megrez (Desire Path Recordings)
3) Alog, “Spanish Record No. 9,” Unemployed
4) Jealousy Mountain Duo, “Latino Heaven,” No. 2 (Blunoise Records)
5) Off the International Radar, “Sans Ohmm,” OTIR 003
6)  Mountains, “Liana,” Centralia (Thrill Jockey)
7) Creation VI, “Mu-ar,” Pantheophania (cae-sur-a)
8) Damian Valles, “Old Quarters,” The Upstate Soundscape Vol. I: Winter 2013
9) VWLS, “Witch in the Carpet,” Broadcast in the Moss (Bad Drone Media)
10) Cages, “First Seed”
11) Parashi, “Undulate,” Parashi/Chapels Split (House of Alchemy)
12) Trance, “Monk On Fire,” Guitar Noise EP (Charnel House Productions)
13) Zelienople, “Out of It,” The World is a House on Fire (Under the Spire)
14) Quintron, “Train Ride,” Sucre de Savage (Goner Records)
15)  Brandon Terzic and Ravi Padmanabha, “Hamza al Hendrix” Western Skies, Eastern Dreams
16) Golden Rain, “Ketjak: The Ramayana Monkey Chant” Explorer Series: Balinese Gamelan Music (Nonesuch)


[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 10.03.12]

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1) Valgeir Sigurosson, “Between Monuments,” Architecture of Loss (Bedroom Community)
2) Can, “Dead Pigeon Suite,” The Lost Tapes Box Set (Mute)
3) Yo La Tengo, “Stupid Things (Original Instrumental),” Stupid Things EP (Matador)
4) Fennesz, “Fa 2012,” Fa 2012 12″ (Editions Mego)
5) Ay Fast, “Jazz Dads”
6) Dan Deacon, “Crash Jam,” America (Domino)
7) Teengirl Fantasy ft. Laurel Halo, “Mist of Time” Tracer (True Panther)
8) Sax Tape, “Side Two (excerpt)” Sax Tape 
9) Trio X, “Political Stripper” Magic
10) Gebhard Ullman, “Planetary Hopping on a Thursday Afternoon,” (
11) John Coltrane, “Sun Ship,” Sun Ship (Impulse)
12) Josef Van Wissem & Jim Jarmusch, “Etimasia,” (Sacred Bones)
13) Jealousy Mountain Duo, “Don’t Ask Me About Dresden,” No. 2 (Blunoise Records)
14) The Moon, “Electric Moon,”
15) MNT DST, “My Apocalypse”
16) VWLS, “Cough Spirit,” Broadcast in the Moss (Bad Drone Media)