5 May 2006
Friday 5 May 2006 22:15-23:30 (Radio 3)
Robert Sandall and Mark Russell present a unique mix of musical styles and influences.
1 hour 15 minutes
Presented by Mark Russell and Robert Sandall
Produced by Felix Carey
Factsheet compiled by Sam Hickling
Tel. 020 7765 4661
Fax. 020 7765 4378
Friday 5 May 2006, 10:15pm
Señor Coconut and his Orchestra: Coconut AM feat. Burnt Friedman and Mouse on Mars; The Madmen feat. Haruomi Hosono (4.11)
Having previously produced an album of Kraftwerk cover versions, Chile-based German producer Uwe Schmidt (aka Atom Heart) now turns his attention to the Yellow Magic Orchestra: the 1970s/80s trio of Ryuichi Sakamoto, Haruomi Hosono and Yukihiro Takahashi. Haruomi Hosono appears on the second of these two tracks, alongside Venezuelan singer Argenis Brito, while the first track features Uwe Schmidt's Flanger partner Burnt Friedman, and fellow German duo Mouse on Mars.
album: Yellow Fever
Essay Recordings AY CD 11
Takagi Masakatsu: j.f.p. (4.13)
Takagi Masakatsu from Kyoto in Japan is a classically trained pianist and multi-media artist who exhibits all over the world. This album, in fact, comes as a CD and DVD dual package to showcase his visual work.
album: Journal for People
Carpark Records CAK32
Thomas Strønen: Ingenious Pursuits (5.15)
Thomas Strønen (beatable items/live electronic treatments/music) is one of Norway's most in-demand drummers, working with the likes of Food, Humcrush, Parish and the Maria Kannegaard Trio. This is from his first solo album.
Recorded with no overdubs or pre-programming at Oslo Nye by Simen Scharning
Rune Grammofon RCD2051
Planningtorock: Changes (3.37)
Planningtorock is the one-woman show of Janine Rostron, originally from Bolton, Lancs. but now living in Berlin, and previously heard on Mixing It performing with Kevin Blechdom and Fiery Furnaces at the ICA last October.
album: Have It All
Chicks on Speed Records COSR32CD
Adem: Last transmission from the lost mission (3.06)
Adem is Adem Ilhan, one third of the group Fridge (with Kieran Hebden and Sam Jeffers). It's also the name of his quartet which features Emma Smith, Alex Thomas and Emma Macfarlane.
album: Love and other planets
Domino Recordings WIGCD160
Alec Finlay and Chris Watson: Siren (5.29)
This collaboration between artist Alec Finlay and sound recordist Chris Watson was recorded in Cullercoats Harbour, Tyneside on 22 August 2005. It features the singing of Norwegian vocalist Maria Jardardottir, and special thanks must also be made to Robert Oliver, chief helmsman for the local RNLI, who did the rowing.
Carla Bozulich: P**sing (6.01)
This is the first Constellation album to feature an artist from outside Montréal. The artist in question is Los Angeles-based Carla Bozulich, vocal extremist and improviser. She recorded this at Montréal's famous Hotel2Tango studio with members of Godspeed You! Black Emperor and associated bands.
This is a cover version of a track by the band Low.
Carla Bozulich (vocals/samples); Shahzad Ismaily (drums/vocals/guitar/Casio); Jessica Moss (violin); Nadia Moss (organ); Thierry Amar (contrabass); Ian Ilavsky (electric bass); Erika Anderson (electric guitar); Ezra Buchla (violas); Corey Fogel (drums)
Aphex Twin: Fenix Funk 5 (4.59)
Throughout last year, Richard D James, recording mainly as AFX, released the Analord series: 11 vinyl-only releases containing 41 tracks. Now he has put 11 of these tracks on to a CD, and this is just one of the two tracks on the album to bear his more well-known Aphex Twin moniker.
album: Chosen Lords
Rephlex CAT 173 CD
Originally on Analord 10a
Click here for a review of this album
Scatter: She Moves Through the Fayre (10.29)
Scatter are a Glasgow-based fluid collective of up to nineteen musicians led by multi-instrumentalist Chris Hladowski. The vocalist on this track is Hanna Tuulikki.
album: The Mountain Announces
Blank Tapes BLANK001CD
Volcano the Bear: The Merry Potter (5.05)
This latest release from Volcano the Bear is a double CD and double vinyl album.
album: Classic Erasmus Fusion
Beta-Lactam Ring Records mt092a
Ammoncontact featuring Sach: Into 777 (2.13)
Ammoncontact is the duo of Fabian Ammon and Carlos Niño, who operate with one foot in Los Angeles' jazz community, and another in its alternative hip hop community. On this new album they have collaborated with a number of LA musicians, including Dwight Trible and Kamau Daaood. This track features Sach, formerly with LA group the Nonce.
album: With Voices
Ninja Tune ZENCD125
Lackthereof: Abstinent Dry Sex (4.00)
Lackthereof is the side project of Danny Seim from Portland, Oregon, who also plays with Menomena. He recorded this album, his seventh, in his basement with Justin (electric guitar) and Brent (piano).
album: Christian the Christian
Filmguerrero Fg 23
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