Saturday, October 11, 2014

Martian Gardens for October 12 & 15, 2014

Sundays live broadcast/webcast
9:00 p.m. -- 12:00 a.m. EDT
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
October 12, 2014

webcast: Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. EDT
Webcast date: October 15, 2014
Host: Max Shea

online playlists: Martian Gardens blog


Frank Pahl: Columbus on Guadeloupe
Transforms -- The Nerve Events Project (various artists)
Cuneiform Records/1993

brass instruments, guitar, electronics: Frank Pahl; time: 2:04

Roger Reynolds: Autumn Island
New Music Series Volume 2 (various artists)
Neuma Records/1988
marimba: Gordon Stout; composition year: 1986; time: 14:57

Roger Reynolds: Epigram and Evolution
Epigram and Evolution -- Complete Piano Works
Mode Records/2009
piano: Eric Huebner; recorded at the University of California San Diego; composition year: 1960; time: 7:09

Lei Liang: Lakescape II
Bamboo Lights
Bridge Records/2014
(for percussion trio); Rootstock Percussion (Chris Froh, Dan Kennedy, Loren Mach); recorded at Jackson Hall, University of California Davis, February 3, 2013; composition year: 2013; time: 6:26

Stuart Saunders Smith: Links No. 7 (New England Night Weave)
The Links Series of Vibraphone Essays
New World Records/2009
(for solo vibraphone); vibraphone: Jude Traxler; recorded at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, October 2008; composition year: 1989; time: 12:42

Thomas Newman & Rick Cox: Smith's Arcade
35 Whirlpools Below Sound
Cold Blue Music/2014
piano, effects: Thomas Newman; recorded at the Deep Sleep and SnakeHouse Studios, Pacific Palisades, California; time: 1:33

Thomas Newman & Rick Cox: Telegraph Vine
35 Whirlpools Below Sound
Cold Blue Music/2014
electronics, effects, field recordings: Rick Cox, Thomas Newman; recorded at the Deep Sleep and SnakeHouse Studios, Pacific Palisades, California; time: 1:33

Philip Perkins: Bendo
Mister Anyhow -- Live in the Studio 2011-14
Fun Music/2014
electronics, sampling, processing: Philip Perkins; recorded at the composer's studio, San Francisco; time: 4:59

R. Weis: Quantum Hayride
Mystery of the Egg
R. Weis/2012
electronics, sampling: Robert Weis; recorded at the composer's studio, New York City, 1994; time: 4:57

MonoNeon: Micro-School Walk
Possible Worlds Vol. 3 (various artists)
electric bass, percussion, electronics: Dywane Thomas, Jr.; recorded 2013; time: 5:18

Laurie Spiegel: Clockworks  
The Expanding Universe
Unseen Worlds/2012  (orig. Philo LP/1981)
electronic music recorded on the GROOVE system, Bell Labs, March 1975; time: 5:20

Mara Helmuth: Abandoned Lake in Maine
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 36
The Composer in the Computer Age: Mara Helmuth Sound Collaboration
Centaur Records/2007
(computer music); created and recorded at the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati; Maine loons recorded by William Barklow, included on his CD "Voices of the Loon" on Swallowtail Records; composition year: 1997; time: 12:05

John Cage: Four6 (excerpt)
Music for Merce 1952 - 2009 [boxed set]
New World Records/2010
(for four unspecified instruments); laptops: Paul DeMarinis, Jim O'Rourke; percussion, contact microphone, tape, live electronics, voice: Takehisa Kosugi; trombone: Stuart Dempster; recorded April 4, 1998, Berkeley, California, for the dance Rondo, choreographed 1996 by Merce Cunningham, The Merce Cunningham Dance Company; composition year: 1992; excerpt time: 11:17

Al Margolis/If, Bwana: Cicada4AA 
Gravity-Swarm Recordings/2009
electronics, contact microphones, noises: Al Margolis; time: 8:00

David Dunn: The Sound of Light in Trees (excerpt)
The Sound of Light in Trees
Earth Ear/2006
interior recordings of bark beetles in Pinyon pine trees, New Mexico, David Dunn: bioacoustic recordings for academic research with Jim Crutchfield; excerpt time: 4:14

John Cage: Third Construction
The Works for Percussion 2
Mode Records/2012
(for four percussionists and numerous percussion instruments and percussed objects); Third Coast Percussion (Owen Clayton Condon, Robert Dillon, Peter Martin, David Skidmore); recorded at Boutell Memorial Concert Hall, Northern Illinois University, Dekalb; June 2011; composition year: 1941; time: 10:17

Erdem Helvacıoğlu: Bells of Remembrance
Esther's Memory
Aucourant Records/2013
guitar, bells, processing, composition: Stuart Gerber, Erdem Helvacıoğlu; recorded at the CARA studios, Georgia State University, Atlanta, November 2010; time: 5:25

Roxanne Turcotte: 
a. Cloches rebelles [Rogue Bells] (2:38)
b. Aurore boréale [Aurora Borealis] 3:11
empreintes DIGITALes/2011
electroacoustic music from "Attractions" and "Sound Museum" realized at the composer's studio, Montreal, 2003 - 2005; total excerpts time: 5:49   

Jens Hedman: In Relief
Cultures électroniques Vol. 14 (various artists)
27the Electroacoustic Music Competition, IMEB, Bourges, 2000
Mnémosyne Musique Media/2002
electroacoustic music realized at EMS, Stockholm, 1996; time: 11:25

Maggi Payne: FIZZ
Arctic Winds
Innova Recordings/2010
electroacoustic music: Maggi Payne; recorded at the Center for Contemporary Music, Mills College, Oakland; composition year: 2004; time: 10:18

Richard Karpen: Terra Infirma*
Electro Acoustic Music III (various artists)
Neuma Records/1994
(computer music); realized at the School of Music Computer Center (SMCC), University of Washington, Seattle; composition year: 1992; time: 17:44

 *TAINT Radio version only

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