The Moderns ep. 169

Contemporary music from around the world. A Distant Shore - Downbrown 0.00 These Liminal Days - Space 1.3 5.26 Warnecke & Marco - Bhima 9.52 Sonmi451 - Exoplanet 16.31 Ordos Mk.0 - Reanimation 21.10 Xordox - Croydon 25.49 Giacomelli - Mother Box 31.00 Peak Bleak - Plastic Love - Lado A 35.05 Caterina Barbieri - Knot of Spirit feat. Lyra Pramuk 48.39 Vasconcelos Sentimento … Continue reading The Moderns ep. 169

Friday Five: July 30, 2021

Five new releases you need to know: João Alegria - Vertical (2011/2021) (combustão lenta records.)José Lencastre Nau Quartet + Pedro Carneiro - Thoughts Are Things (Phonogram Unit)metra.vestlud - ∞ (Kofla Tapes)Vasconcelos Sentimento - Furto (Far Out Recordings)Sonmi451 - Seven Signals in the Sky (laaps) Plus one, from The Moderns archive: Dakota Suite & Quentin Sirjacq … Continue reading Friday Five: July 30, 2021

These Liminal Days – Empty Spaces I

Peter Wood is a professor of theatre at the University of Mississippi. He earned his doctorate in theatre history and performance studies a bit further north, at the University of Pittsburgh. Besides teaching, Wood remains active in the field – he directs and composes sound design works for theatre productions. He also records ambient music … Continue reading These Liminal Days – Empty Spaces I

The Moderns ep. 168

Contemporary music from around the world. The Tape Recorders - Equidistant 0.00 Mesías Maiguashca - Ayayayayay 4.11 Menhir - Osiris 19.15 Ivano Pecorini - I Have Never Realized It Was You 23.29 Frédéric D. Oberland - Ravages 1.02.48 The Allegorist - Unlimited Dedication (Headless Horseman Rework) 1.09.25 TrillaVelt - Infierno 1.14.49 pleasure - Sublimation 1.16.51 D'Marc Cantu & Danny Passarella - Un-Searchable 1.20.08 Yellow6 … Continue reading The Moderns ep. 168

Friday Five: July 23, 2021

Five new releases you need to know: kj - saturnalia (Polar Seas Recordings)Mesías Maiguashca - Música para cinta magnética (​+​) instrumentos (1967​-​1989) (Buh Records)Frédéric D. Oberland - Même Soleil (IIKKI)Yui Onodera - Suisei (Dragon's Eye Recordings)Paper Relics - Emersion (Whitelabrecs) Plus one, from The Moderns archive: Masahiro Sugaya - Horizon Vol. 1 (Light in the … Continue reading Friday Five: July 23, 2021

Discussions: Antonella Eye Porcelluzzi

Italian poet and vocalist Antonella Eye Porcelluzzi has partnered with Michael Schaffer, a fellow-poet, painter and musician, on a new disc based in part on The Tibetan Book of the Dead. She and I talked about the origins of the project, spirituality and economics. The notes that accompany the new album stress an emphasis on both … Continue reading Discussions: Antonella Eye Porcelluzzi

The Moderns ep. 167

Contemporary music from around the world. Pêtr Aleksänder - Fireworks in G 0.00 Damiana - Melted Reach 4.37 Koeosaeme - 2720217-06 12.35 Spacelab - Divinorum 15.51 Julian Sartorius - Locked Groove 014 18.28 Iannis Xenakis - Les polytopes I - Mycenae Alpha (1978) 19.29 Soloi Sounds - Translation 31.19 Asemix - Phantom Lung 36.11 The Gaye Device - Desolate Purity 42.22 Newborn Jr. & … Continue reading The Moderns ep. 167

Friday Five: July 16, 2021

Five new releases you need to know: Ted Byrnes – Moving My Body Through Space (Arkeen)MoonMot – Going Down The Wall (Independent)Mehmet Ali Sanlıkol – An Elegant Ritual (DÜNYA)Soloi Sounds – Another Perspective (Élan Vital)Various Artists – Apocope (C.A.N.V.A.S.) Plus one, from The Moderns archive: Clarice Jensen – Drone Studies – (Independent) Kevin Press The Moderns, vols. 1-3 – available exclusively from Amazon

Alt mixtape 4

LUCA & Haruka Nakamura - Stardust 0.00 Mt. Went - Sheltering Sky 6.30 Katharina Nuttall - Lethe 10.35 Bridget Wishart & the Band of Doctors - Sorrow 14.44 Nonlocal Forecast - The Missing Link Is Extremely Nonlocal, Extremely Scrambled 18.30 Vegpher - Classical Music 19.32 Gianna Lauren - Disappear 23.37 Eckhardt and the House - Oh Oh Oh 27.55 Trondheim Jazz Orchestra & … Continue reading Alt mixtape 4