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9 June 2006

Friday 9 June 2006 22:15-23:30 (Radio 3)

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

Duration:

1 hour 15 minutes

Playlist

MIXING IT

Presented by Mark Russell and Robert Sandall
Produced by Philip Tagney
Factsheet compiled by Sam Hickling

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

Friday 9 June 2006, 10:15pm


John Cooper Clarke: Gimmix! Play Loud (3.15)
This track was originally released as a triangular-shaped vinyl single in 1978.
album: The Very Best Of
Epic 506343 2
http://www.sonymusic.co.uk/
John Cooper Clarke appears on BBC Radio 4's Bespoken Word on Tuesday 13 June, 11:00pm

Joanna MacGregor and Andy Sheppard: Everybody Help the Boys Come Home (remix); Up Above My Head (5.33)
This comes from a new album featuring Joanna MacGregor (piano/keyboards) and Andy Sheppard (saxophones): their first duo recording after years of collaboration. It takes the songs of America's deep south as its starting point. The first track, produced by Joanna MacGregor and Matt Fairclough, is a re-working of a 1927 song by William and Versey Smith; the second contains a sample of the Alabama 3 recording of Up Above My Head from the album Outlaw (One Little Indian)
album: Deep River
Sound Circus SC009
http://www.soundcircus.com/
http://www.andysheppard.co.uk/
Joanna MacGregor curated this year's Bath International Music Festival

Scritti Politti: Petrococadollar (3.24)
This is the first new Scritti Politti album in seven years, and sees Green Gartside's project returning to the Rough Trade label that was home in the early 1980s.
album: White Bread Black Beer
Rough Trade RTRADCD345
http://www.roughtraderecords.com/
Click here to read more about this artist

Friedman & Liebezeit: The Librarian (feat. David Sylvian) (8.10)
On this track, the German producer and Flanger member Burnt Friedman and Can drummer Jaki Liebezeit are joined by David Sylvian, who recently collaborated with Friedman on the Nine Horses project. In fact, this song appears in a different version on the Nine Horses 'Snow Borne Sorrow' album.
Tim Motzer (electric guitars); Hayden Chisholm (clarinet); Daniel Schroeter (bass guitar); Morten Gr°nvad (vibraphone); Jaki Liebezeit (drums); David Sylvian (vocals); Burnt Friedman (Ms20 synth/kid piano/programming/steel drums/percussion/melodica)
album: Secret Rhythms 2
Nonplace NON19
http://www.nonplace.de/
Click here to read an interview with Jaki Liebezeit

Final Fantasy: Song Song Song (4.30)
Final Fantasy is Owen Pallett from Toronto, Canada.
Bethany Bergman, Jenny Thompson (violins); Karen Moffatt (viola); John Marshman (cello); Ed Reifel (percussion); Doug Tielli (trombone); Lori Cullen, Casey Mecija, Jenny Mecija (backing vocals); Owen Pallett (everything else)
album: He Poos Clouds
Blocks Recording Club (USA)/Tomlab (Europe) 034
http://www.finalfantasyeternal.com/
http://www.blocksblocksblocks.com/
http://www.tomlab.de/

Jan Bark: Ach Chamberlin (1965) (5.48)
This comes from a compilation of works by Folke Rabe and Jan Bark: two Swedish composers who met at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm and frequently collaborated on experimental pieces. In 1965 they went to the San Francisco Tape Centre where composers like Morton Subotnick, Terry Riley and Pauline Oliveros were working. Jan Bark produced this tape collage there on an early synthesiser know as the Chamberlain: a kind of sampler filled with tape loops. He dedicated the piece to British pre-war prime minister Neville Chamberlain. The vocalist is Solveig Bark.
album: Folke Rabe/Jan Bark - Argh!
Kning Disk KD006
http://www.kningdisk.com/
http://www.ronnells.se/
http://www.folkerabe.se/

Current 93: IdumŠa (vocals: Bonnie 'Prince' Billy); This Autistic Imperium is Nihil Reich; The Dissolution of 'The Boat Millions of Years' (10.37)
Current 93 is the long-term project of David Tibet. For this album he has assembled an impressive list of collaborators, including Marc Almond, Antony, and here, Bonnie 'Prince' Billy.
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy (Vocal/banjo/tambura on IdumŠa); Michael Cashmore (guitar); John Contreras (cello); Steven Stapleton (goatherd)
album: Black Ships Ate the Sky
Durtro Jnana 2112
http://www.durtro.com/
http://www.brainwashed.com/c93/
http://www.jnanarecords.com/

James William Hindle: 1983 (2.40)
This track was recorded at James William Hindle's home in Sheffield in winter 2005.
album: Joshong
Early Winter Recordings EWR3
http://www.jwh.hinah.com/
http://www.earlywinterrecordings.co.uk/

A´wa: Elnar (4.30)
A´wa are a collective from Rennes in France formed by Iraqi brothers Wammid and Naufalle.
album: Elnar
Wikkid Records WKDCD 101
http://aiwamusic.free.fr/
http://www.wikkidrecords.com/

Charlotte Greig: Blowing Wild (3.03)
Charlotte Greig is a musician, song-writer and journalist, who specialises in modern folk sounds and playing the harmonium. Originally from Malta, she now lives in Cardiff, and collaborates extensively with guitarist Julian Hayman.
Charlotte Greig (vocals/harmoniums/melodica); Julian Hayman (guitars/mandolin/banjo/backing vocals); Dual (ambient sounds)
album: Quite Silent
Harmonium Music HM 208
http://www.charlottegreig.com/

Beans featuring William Parker and Hamid Drake: 7 (4.50)
Beans was formerly one third of New York avant rappers Anti-Pop Consortium. On this album he is collaborating with bassist William Parker and drummer Hamid Drake from New York's jazz scene. Beans worked on beats which he then handed to the jazz musicians to develop further on their instruments, then he would take back the results and re-process, edit, mix and vocalise them.
album: Only
Thirsty Ear THI57167.2
http://www.adoredandexploited.com/
http://www.thirstyear.com/

Lithops: Kahn (6.00)
Lithops is Jan St Werner, one half of Mouse on Mars, and now working as artistic director at the Amsterdam Institute for Electronic Music called STEIM.
Lithops are 'living stones': flowering plants which look like stones, found in southern Africa.
album: Queries
Sonig 52CD
This record was originally released in 1996 on Eat Raw
http://www.sonig.com/
http://www.mouseonmars.de/
http://www.steim.org/steim/
http://www.lithop.supanet.com/


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