Category: Transmissions


John Cage

John Cage

This week’s episode features minimalist compositions and barely-there sounds. There is a classic from Italian composer Luciano Cilio, beautiful atmospheric piano from Harold Budd, an unsettling piece by György Ligeti, and more. Check it out below.


Artist/Song/Release/Year

01. Hrsta / An Infinity of Holes in the Shape of Man / Stem Stem In Electro / 2005
02. Grouper / Moon Is Sharp / A I A: Alien Observer / 2011
03. Lichens / Sighns / Omns / 2007
04. Luciano Cilio / Primo Quadro “Della Conoscenza” / Dialoghi Del Presente / 1977
05. Harold Budd / Children On The Hill / The Serpent (In Quicksilver) / 1981
06. Ben Frost + Daniel Bjarnason / Simulacra I / Sólaris / 2011
07. György Ligeti / Atmospheres / Requiem / 1965
08. John Cage / In A Landscape / Early Piano Music (Herbert Henck) / 2005
09. Otto A Totland / Solêr / Pinô / 2014

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Sun Ra

Sun Ra

This edition features some newish psychedelic releases from Kevin Morby and Jessica Pratt and some classic forward-thinking jazz compositions from Sun Ra and Sam Rivers. There are many more intriguing sounds below…enjoy!


Artist/Song/Release/Year

01. Sir Richard Bishop / Quiescent Returns / Polytheistic Fragments / 2007
02. Kevin Morby / Singing Saw / Singing Saw / 2016
03. Jessica Pratt / Game That I Play / On Your Own Love Again / 2015
04. Pearls Before Swine / Images Of April / Balaklava / 1968
05. Sun Ra / Lanquidity / Lanquidity / 1978
06. Sam Rivers / Euterpe / Contours / 1965
07. Licht-Akiyama Trios / Tomorrow Outside Tomorrow / Tomorrow Outside Tomorrow / 2016
08. Tim Hecker / Obsidian Counterpoint / Love Streams / 2016

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Tony Conrad

Tony Conrad

This week’s set features a mix of classic and recent experimental releases. There are works by an eclectic group of composers, including Italian minimalist Lino Capra Vaccina, German legend Hans-Joachim Roedelius, and American avant-garde artist Tony Conrad, who recently passed away at age 76. Enjoy all of the sounds below.


Artist/Song/Release/Year

01. Joanna Brouk / The Reminder Of Long Ago / Healing Music / 2016
02. Lino Capra Vaccina / Voce In XY / Antico Adagio / 1978
03. Charles Cohen / Cloud Hands / Brother I Prove You Wrong / 2015
04. Oren Ambarchi + Stefano Pilia + Massimo Pupillo / Burn / Aithein / 2016
05. Harry Bertoia / Swift Sounds / Sonambient (F/W 1024) / 1970
06. Hans-Joachim Roedelius /Vergegenwärtigt / Piano Piano / 1991
07. Steve Roach + Robert Logan / Moment’s Notice / Second Nature / 2016
08. Chris Abrahams / Scale Upon The Land / Fluid To The Influence / 2016
09. Tony Conrad / Joan Of Arc (Excerpt) / Joan Of Arc / 1968

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Dara Puspita

Dara Puspita

This edition features a mesmerizing drone piece by Franco Falsini, snappy rock n’ roll from Indonesian band Dara Puspita, an enchanting composition from Grachan Moncur III, new releases from Hintermass and Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, and many more great tunes. Have a listen below!


Artist/Song/Release/Year

01. Hintermass / The Rituals Of Reversal / The Apple Tree / 2016
02. Death And Vanilla / Dreams Of Sheep / Death And Vanilla / 2012
03. Meredith Monk / Candy Bullets And Moon / Beginnings / 2009
04. Franco Falsini / Cold Nose – Part 1 / Cold Nose / 1975
05. Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith / Wetlands / Ears / 2016
06. Khun Narin Electric Phin Band / Phom Rak Mueang Thai / II / 2016
07. Dara Puspita / A Go Go / 1966-1968 / 2010
08. The Lijadu Sisters / Life’s Gone Down Low / Danger / 1976
09. Dorothy Ashby / Come Live With Me / Afro-Harping / 1968
10. Grachan Moncur III / When / New Africa / 1969

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Shin Joong Hyun

Shin Joong Hyun

This first half of this edition features some hidden gems from the African and Asian continents, including the psych sounds of Shin Joong Hyun, often referred to as Korea’s “godfather of rock.” The second half explores some of the recent innovative pop music out of a vibrant Los Angeles community of artists, including tracks from Ariel Pink, Chris Cohen, Matthewdavid, and more. Check it out below!


Artist/Song/Release/Year

01. The Black Beats / The Mod Trade / Psych Funk Sa-Re-Ga! / 2010
02. Dexter Johnson / Something You Got / Live À l’Etoile / 1969
03. Jacks / Where / Vacant World / 1968
04. Shin Joong Hyun and The Men / Beautiful Rivers & Mountains / Beautiful Rivers and Mountains: 1958-1974 / 2011
05. Mount Vernon Arts Lab / Warminster 4 / The Séance at Hobs Lane / 2001
06. Gareth Williams & Mary Currie / Breast Stroke / Flaming Tunes / 1985
07. Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti / Fright Night (Nevermore) / Before Today / 2010
08. Chris Cohen / Torrey Pine / As If Apart / 2016
09. Nedelle Torrisi / Can’t Wait / Advice From Paradise / 2015
10. Nite Jewel / Artificial Intelligence / Good Evening / 2008
11. Matthewdavid / Tallahassee Tapes / Spills / 2008
12. Dak / Thehides / Standthis / 2009
13. Emeralds / it Doesn’t Arrive / Does It Look Like I’m Here? / 2010

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