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Cluster and Eno is the featured album

Duration:
2 hours
First broadcast:
Sunday 03 June 2012

The only show on radio to offer brutal electronica, squawking jazz and psychedelic wig outs side by side. With the King of Freaks, Stuart Maconie as your guide, open your ears for two hours of tracks from the farthest flung corners of popular music.

This week Stuart plays several tracks from Brian Eno and Cluster's first collaborative record as the featured album. The record was made in 1977, at a time when electronic music seemed boundless, technological developments happened almost daily and expansion was exponential.

Eno already had a string of successful ambient electronic records under his belt when he traveled to Conny Plank's studio in Germany where Dieter Moebius and Hans Joachim Roedelius were making music under the name of Cluster. The resulting album is an organic combination of Eno's interest in processing sounds and Cluster's clean rhythmic loops. Featuring eerie drones, Indian inspired twangs and gently modulating synths that will melt your heart.

Music Played

22 items
  • F. C Judd Tempotune

    ELECTRONICS WITHOUT TEARS, Public Information

  • Image for Huw M

    Huw M Brechdanau Sgwar

    GATHERING DUSK, Gwymon

  • Cluster And Eno Wehrmut

    CLUSTER AND ENO, Sky Records

  • Image for Robert Ashley

    Robert Ashley Angel Of Loneliness

    DUST, Lovely Music

  • Image for Rasela

    Rasela Pemain Bola

    Vol. III, Indah Records

  • Eternal Tapestry And Sun Araw Night Gallery 3

    NIGHT GALLERY, Thrill Jockey Records

  • Image for Horslips

    Horslips You Can?t Fool The Beast

    THE TAIN, Oats

  • Cluster And Eno Ho Renomo

    CLUSTER AND ENO, Sky Records

  • Image for Animal Collective

    Animal Collective Gotham

    Domino Recording Co

  • Image for Univers Zéro

    Univers Zéro Influences

    CRAWLING WIND, Cuneiform Records

  • Image for Mike in Mono

    Mike in Mono Perfect

    Unknown

  • Image for Bibio

    Bibio Saint Christoper

    MIND BOKEH, Warp

  • Image for Black Flowers

    Black Flowers Sweet Rivers Of Redeeming Love

    I GREW FROM A STATUE TO A STONE, Bo'Weavil Recordings

  • Bulgarian Folklore Artists Bela Sum, Bela, Yunache

    BULGARIAN FOLK TREASURE-HOUSE, Kvz Music Ltd

  • Image for Le Orme

    Le Orme All 'Infuori Del Tempo

    FELONA E SORONA, Charisma

  • Image for Explosions in the Sky

    Explosions in the Sky Greet Death

    THOSE WHO TELL THE TRUTH SHALL DIE, THOSE WHO TELL THE TRUTH SHALL LIVE FOREVER, Temporary Residence

  • Image for Guru Guru

    Guru Guru Rallulli

    Dance of the Flames, Atlantic

  • The Future Once Upon A Time In The West

    THE GOLDEN HOUR OF THE FUTURE, Black Melody

  • Image for Bossk

    Bossk Pick Up Artist (Live Freaks)

  • Cluster And Eno Steinsame

    CLUSTER AND ENO, Sky Records

  • Cluster And Eno One

    CLUSTER AND ENO, Sky Records

  • Image for Esser

    Esser Enmity

    Green United Music

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