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8 October 2004

Friday 8 October 2004 22:15-23:30 (Radio 3)

Mark Russell and Robert Sandall present a mix of musical styles and influences.


1 hour 15 minutes



Presented by Robert Sandall and Mark Russell
Produced by Felix Carey
Factsheet compiled by Sam Hickling

Tel. 020 7765 4661
Fax. 020 7765 4378
e-mail mixing.it@bbc.co.uk

Friday 8 October 2004, 10:15pm

Medeski Martin & Wood: End of the World Party (5.10)
John Medeski (mellotron and other keyboards); Chris Wood (bass); Billy Martin (drums)
Produced by John King of the Dust Brothers
album: End of the World Party (just in case)
Blue Note 7243 4 73666 2 8

Tom Waits: Circus (3.55)
Tom Waits (chamberlain/vocal); Casey Waits (drums); Mark Howard (bells)
album: Real Gone
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Can: One More Night (5.35)
Jaki Liebezeit (drums); Holger Czukay (bass); Damo Suzuki (vocals); Michael Karoli (guitar); Irmin Schmidt (keyboards)
Recorded at Inner Space Studio, 1972
album: Ege Bamyasi
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S.Y.P.H.: Years of Revival (3.30)
Largely overlooked outside Germany (maybe because they sung in German), S.Y.P.H. were one of Germany's first punk bands, but they moved on to a more experimental path in the 1980s, under the influence of the producer of their second album: Can's Holger Czukay.
Uwe Jahnke (guitars/samples); Harry Rag (vocals); Jojo Wolter (bass); Ralf Bauerfeind (drums)
This track originally appeared on the 1993 album Rot, Geld, Blau.
album: Ungerhörsam: essential recordings 1978-2003
Glitterhouse Records GRCD 603
Glitterhouse Records, Grüner Weg 25, 37688 Beverungen, Germany

Instal 04 competition question: What is the strangest location for an actual music festival that you can think of?

Chie Mukai: solo er-hu improvisation (3.50)
Chie Mukai is a central figure in the Japanese musical underground. Her main instrument is the 2-stringed Chinese violin known as the er-hu.
Taken from an Instal 04 sampler
The Instal 04 Festival takes place on the 16 and 17 October at the Arches in Glasgow, and alongside Chie Mukai, features performances from Current 93, Charlemagne Palestine, Derek Bailey and more

Superimpozer: Catalyst (5.15)
Superimpozer is the alter-ego of 22 year-old Rowan Porteous. He is signed to Cardiff's machine.records label. Machine.records is run by Dan Haines (aka Stereo Minus One) and holds a regular night called Terminal at Cardiff's bSb Bar.
album: machine.music 2 (various artists)
machine.records MR04/011
Superimpozer plays with machine.music artist Jethro Bagust at the Foundry, Shoreditch, East London on Thursday 28 October

Stina Nordenstam: The Morning Belongs to the Night (3.30)
Produced by Stina Nordenstam; mixed by Tchad Blake at RealWorld Studios
album: The World is Saved
V2 Music VVR1027942

From Scratch: Pacific 3-2-1-Zero part 2 (voices and brass) (8.40)
From Scratch is a musical collective led by the New Zealand composer Phil Dadson. This piece, from the mid-80s, was written as a protest against French nuclear testing in Polynesia, and features voices, tuned wood, metal, PVC pipe lengths, 3 tenor trombones, soprano, alto and tenor sax and surf sticks.
Recorded live at Auckland Girls Grammar, 2 June 1986
album: Pacific 3-2-1-Zero
Atoll ACD 301

Subtle: The Long Vein of the Law (3.30)
Subtle are a six-piece from the Bay Area of San Francisco.
Dax Pierson (keyboards/sampler/melodica); Alexander Kort (guitars/cello/bass); Jordan Dalrymple (drums/guitar/sampler); Jeffrey Jel Logan (drum machine); Marty Kalanf Dowers (woodwinds/synth); Adam Doseone Drucker (words/throat/synth/art)
album: A New White
Lex Records LEX029

Thighpaulsandra: Joyful Misuse of the Gomco Clamp (13.00)
Thighpaulsandra (PPG Wave 2.2/piano/theremin/Serge Modular/Fenix Synth/Yamaha DX7/optigan); Siôn Orgon (Waldorf Microwave/Lexicon PCM80/drums/vocals/piano); Martin Schellard (guitars/short wave radio); Bob Cheung, Listra Cheung, Po Wing Yau (Chinese ensemble)
album: Rape Scene
Ochre Records OCH049LCD
Ochre Records, PO Box 155, Cheltenham, Glos. GL51 0YS
Thighpaulsandra plays as part of the Ochre Ten Festival at Gloucester Guildhall, Gloucester, on Saturday 30 October (2pm til midnight)

Mixing It will be at this year's London Jazz Festival, which takes place next month, and one of the events we'll be recording is Matthew Herbert's food project. 
Here's your chance to be a part of it: On the 21st of October as part of Apple Day, a celebration of apples, orchards and local distinctiveness, Matthew Herbert requires 65 people to appear, apple in hand, at the Dairy Studios in Brixton, South London between 3 and 8.
There, they will be recorded one by one, taking a single bite from their apple.  The apple should only be British, organic if possible, and preferably a rare British variety.
The recording will be used on his new record and as part of the London Jazz Festival show next month.

Tom Waits: Metropolitan Glide (4.10)
Tom Waits (vocal/guitar); Larry Taylor (bass); Harry Cody (guitar); Brain (percussion); Casey Waits (turntables)
album: Real Gone
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