Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Martian Gardens, Valley Free Radio Edition, April 8, 2016

Webcast: Thursdays 6:00 p.m. -- 9:00 p.m. EDT

WXOJ-LP 103.3
Valley Free Radio
Northampton, Mass.
Webcast/Broadcast date: April 8, 2016
Fridays Noon -- 2:00 p.m. EDT

Eyeless in Gaza: Lights of April
Drumming the Beating Heart
Cherry Red/1982
vocals, lyrics, instruments, electronics, noises: Peter Becker, Martyn Bates; time: 2:20

Robert Scott Thompson: Amorphia
Aucourant Records/2007 (orig. 1995)
computer music: Robert Scott Thompson; composition year: 1995; time: 16:04

Françoise Barrière: Trois modes d'air et de lamentations
a. Premier mouvement (5:33)
b. Second mouvement (6:57)
c. Troisième mouvement (6:17
Compendium International -- Bourges 2006 [various artists]
Mnémosyne Musique Media/2006
accordion: Claudio Jacomucci; electroacoustic music: Françoise Barrière; realized at IMEB, Bourges, 2004-2005; total time: 18:57

Tildy Bayar: The Complexities of the Situation
Open Space 12 -- EE²: A Sound Album By Elaine Barkin (various artists)
Open Space/2000
piano, metal rods: Tildy Bayar; composition year: 1989; time: 7:07

Ming Tsao: (Un)Cover
Pathology of Syntax
Mode Records/2014
(for trumpet, trombone, piano, guitar, cellos, and 2 percussionists); Ensemble Ascolta, conductor: Jonathan Stockhammer; recorded at Donaueschinger Musiktage, October 19, 2008; composition year: 2008; time: 9:09

Hildegard Westerkamp: Beneath the Forest Floor
empreintes DIGITALes/2010 (orig. 1996)
sounds recorded in the Carmanah Valley, Vancouver Island, British Columbia by Hildegard Westerkamp, 1991; ravens recorded on the Queen Charlotte Islands, British Columbia by Norbert Ruebsaat,  produced at CBC's Advanced Audio Production Facility, Toronto; time: 17:23

Happy 70th Birthday, Hildegard Westerkamp! (b. Osnabrück, Germany, April 8, 1946)

Robert Ashley Act III (Years 43-56)
Crash -- An opera by Robert Ashley
Lovely Music, Ltd./2015
singers: Gelsey Bell, Amirtha Kidambi, Brian McCorkle, Paul Pinton, Dave Ruder, Aliza Simons; music director and live sound: Tom Hamilton; recorded at the Roulette, New York City, April 15-18, 2015; text, composition: Robert Ashley; composition year: 2013; time: 15:15

John Oliver: selections from Trope 2 -- Speak
a. Elegy I (6:21)
b. Elegy II (4:31)
Flight 182 Meditations
voice, texts: Renee Sarojini Saklikar; computer, processing: John Oliver; composition year: 2015; total selections time: 10:52

Sarah Boothroyd: Forest to Desert*
Deep Wireless 6 -- Radio Art Compilation
New Adventures in Sound Art/2009
electronics, sampling: Sarah Boothroyd; composition year: 2008; time: 2:34

Elainie Lillios: Toronto Island Contrasts*
Deep Wireless 6 -- Radio Art Compilation
New Adventures in Sound Art/2009
electronics, sampling: Elainie Lillios; compositon year: 2008; time: 1:00

David Toop:*
a. A Second Nature (0:39)
b. Translucent World (0:37)
Museum of Fruit (Architettura Series Volume 3)
Caipirinha Productions/1999
synthesizers, electronics, instruments: David Toop; bioelectric fruit recordings: Michael Prime; recorded in London, Fall 1998; total selections time: 1:17

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*Selections in lieu of John Oliver's "Elegy III," which I postponed until next week due to time constraints.

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