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[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)

[Archive 09.26.12]

1) VWLS, “Tibiythm,” Broadcast in the Moss (Bad Drone Media)
2) Annie Shaw, “Side A: Howe/Wayfaring Stranger,” Shanty Awe (Old Frontiers)
3) Lucky Dragons, “Actual Reality (excerpt)”
4) Destroyer, “Archer on the Beach (Tim Hecker remix)”
5) Mensheviks, “(excerpt)” S/T (Tape Drift)
6) Swans, “Lunacy,” The Seer (Young God)
7) Mt. Eerie, “Instrumental,” Ocean Roar (P.W. Elverum & Sun)
8) Efterklang, “The Living Layer,” Piramida (4AD)
9) Michael Pisaro, “Silent Cloud ft. Julia Holter,” Tombstones (HEM)
10) Brian Ruryk, “Side B,” Toronto is a Really Weird Place
11) SlowPitch, “Untitled”
12) Damian Valles, “Drums,” Guitar and Drums (Komino)
13) Downsampling, “Dumptruck,” Playthings
14) Blake Flemming, “Time’s Up” Time’s Up (Owl Dirt)
15)  Jealousy Mountain Duo, “The Home of Easy Credit,” No. 02 (Blunoise Records)
16) All of Them Witches, “Toyotal Recall” Breathers vs. Drivers
17)  Mike Shiflet, “Asymptotes,” The Choir, The Army (Under the Spire)

[Preview 09.26.12: VWLS, Annie Shaw, Mensheviks and more]

Annie Shaw – Shanty Awe (Old Frontiers)

Tonight on The Upstate Soundscape we’ll hear new sounds from Buffalo drone project VWLS (Bad Drone Media), Albany-based collaborative project Mensheviks (Tape Drift), and a ghostly cassette from Hamilton’s Annie Shaw (Old Frontiers).

VWLS – Broadcast in the Moss (Bad Drone Media)

Lots of other good sounds coming your way tonight, including Jealousy Mountain Duo, Swans, Efterklang, Tim Hecker, Lucky Dragons and Mike Shiflet.

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

 


[Archive 08.22.12]

1) Blues Control, “Gypsum,” Valley Tangent (Drag City)
2) VWLS, “High Aye,” Reckless in Bed (Bad Drone Media)
3) Patrick Cain ft. Gabe Guiterrez and Jim Abramson, “R.A.A.R. Performance 2012 Live @ Squeaky Wheel”
4) Sax Tape, “Side 2,” Sax Tape   
5) Oneohtrix Point Never, “Sleep Dealer,” Replica (Software/Mexican Summer)
6) Peaking Lights, “Moonrise,” Lucifer (Weird World Record Co)
7) Animal Collective, “Monkey Riches,” Centipede Hz (Domino)
8) Aaron Dilloway/ Jason Lescalleet, “Burning Nest (excerpt),” Grapes and Snakes (Pan)
9) Odonis Odonis, “Seedgazer,” Hollandaze (Fat Cat)
10) National Park Service and Squanto, “Please Sit”
11) Max Neuhaus, “Radio Net (excerpt)”/ Brandon LaBelle in conversation with Max Neuhaus, Berlin 2008 (excerpt)

[Free Music Friday: VWLS, ‘Reckless in Bed’]

Here is a 2010 recording from Buffalo’s drone project VWLS. You can catch VWLS live Tuesday at the Vault opening up for Yek Koo, LA Lakers, and Totem Pole.

Enjoy.