23 June 2006
Friday 23 June 2006 22:15-23:30 (Radio 3)
Mark Russell and Robert Sandall present a unique mix of musical styles and influences.
1 hour 15 minutes
Presented by Mark Russell and Robert Sandall
Produced by James Parkin
Factsheet compiled by Sam Hickling
Tel. 020 7765 4661
Fax. 020 7765 4378
Friday 23 June 2006, 10:15pm
Paul the Girl: The Last of The Line of Prophets (5.05)
On this track from her self-produced and self-released new album, Paul the Girl plays all the instruments.
album: Little Miss Weird
Paul Hindemith (1895-1963): Marsch from Wir bauen eine Stadt (1930) (0.46)
Performed by Siegfried Mauser (piano)
This is taken from a suite of pieces written for school orchestras by German composer Paul Hindemith. Described as a 'play for children', it tells the story of the construction of a modern city where the children are in control and the grown-ups have no say.
album: Das Klavierwerk vol.III
Wergo 286 214-2
Holger Hiller und Thomas Fehlmann: Wir bauen eine Stadt (we build a city) (7.00)
This adaptation of the above piece was made in 1981 by the German post-punk artists Holger Hiller and Thomas Fehlmann, who were also both members of the band Palais Schaumberg. It was originally released as a cassette on the German Ata Tak label.
Text by Robert Seitz
album: Wir bauen eine Stadt
Gagarin Records GR 2017
Mick Karn: Of & About (6.26)
This is from the seventh solo album by the former Japan member, and as well as his trademark fretless bass sound, it features his vocals.
album: Three Part Species
MK Records 001
Taylor Deupree: Shell Shell, Bye (10.34)
All instruments and electronics by Taylor Deupree
Taylor Deupree is an American electronic composer interested in stillness, which comes through on this new album. The record was inspired by his recent move from the bustle of downtown Brooklyn to the tranquillity of a forest in upstate New York.
12K Records 12K1037
IMS (Instituto Mexicano del Sonido): Cyber Mambo; Que rico; Dub – A El tiempo es muy largo (6.35)
Instituto Mexicano del Sonido is the project of Camilo Lara from Mexico City.
album: Méjico Máxico
Lovemonk Records LMNK09
Metallic Falcons: Journey (4.03)
Metallic Falcons are sisters Sierra Casady (also of CocoRosie) and Matteah Baim Casady, who runs the Voodoo-Eros label. This album also features Antony, Jana Hunter and Devendra Banhart.
album: Desert Doughnuts
Superqueens: Per ardua ad Strangeways; Molecular (7.42)
Superqueens is the Mancunian duo of Michael Conroy (lyrics and vocals) and Bruce Magill (music and production). The first of these two tracks is about inevitability and grabbing what chances for pleasure you can, while the second is 'a verbal snapshot of a morning-after-the-night-before (romantic rather than alcoholic)'.
album: Royal S**t
Supermarket Records SM01
Click here for a review of this album
The London Synthesis Orchestra: Piece for Pitch 1 (5.10)
The London Synthesis Orchestra is a 9-piece chamber orchestra made up entirely of analogue synthesisers. The instigator, composer and conductor of the group is Matt Hodson (aka Bitbin), who oversees proceedings with a series of graphic scores, and conducts by imitating the hands of a clock.
album: Vestry Hall Session – August 2005
White Label CD-R
Tunng: Stories (2.46)
Tunng is Mike Lindsay (production/guitars/noises/vocals), Sam Genders (guitars/vocals), Ashley Bates (banjo/vocals/Spanish guitar), Phill Winter (sampler/inspiration), Becky Jacobs (vocals/melodica), Martin Smith (teeth/toenails/shells/wood/clarinet/melodica) and Dave Lewis Lloyd (cellos).
album: Comments of the Inner Chorus
Fulltime Hobby FTH019CD
Click here for a review of this album
Loren Connors: Oh Bonny Doone (3.58)
Previously unreleased – recorded 1996
This is taken from a new 3-CD collection of singles, out-takes and other works by the American blues guitarist also known as Loren MazzaCane Connors. The whole thing was remastered by Jim O'Rourke, and it covers 4 decades worth of work.
album: Night Through – Singles and Collected Works 1976-2004
Family Vineyard FV36-3CD
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