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Nick Luscombe

Adventures in music, ancient to future: Nick Luscombe with new music from the Breath with Stuart McCallum. Plus Spanish composer Francisco Meirino and techno from A Taut Line.

Adventures in music, ancient to future. Nick presents new music from Manchester-based band The Breath, featuring Stuart McCallum from The Cinematic Orchestra; experimental Spanish composer Francisco Meirino plus present day Tokyo meets 90s Detroit Techno with a new track from A Taut Line.

We also hear music from the Beating Heart project, for which an archive of original African music recorded by ethnomusicologist Hugh Tracey is being remixed by current artists.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Ivor Cutler

    Do You Ever Feel Lonely?

    • Decca.
  • Portland Vows


  • Hugh Tracey

    Bilimankhwe (the chameleon)

  • Erik Friedlander

    Black Phebe

    • Skipstone Records.
  • The Breath


    • Real World Records.
  • Francisco Meirino

    Arguments (for Laziness)

    • The Helen Scarsdale Agency.
  • Giorgio Moroder & Raney Shockne

    Run Program (Bibio Remix)

    • Sumthing Else Music Works.
  • James Fortune and Jo Apps

    Nobody Knows

    • Virgin.
  • Project Mujique


    • Voodoohop.
  • Marcos Valle

    Vento Sul

    • Odeon.
  • Kuba Kapsa

    Vantdraught 4: No.2

    Performer: Kuba Kapsa Ensemble.
    • Denovali.
  • Hugh Tracey

    Ndamutemba Nyanja

  • Luke Vibert


  • Vula Viel

    Ta Kyen Kora Kora

  • Suiyoubi no Campanella


    • Warner Japan.
  • Marine Girls

    In Love

    • Cherry Red.
  • A Taut Line

    SJK Legal

    • Disktopia.
  • Andrew Cronshaw

    The Broom-field Hill

    • Cloud Valley Music.
  • Eska & Jesse and Louis Hackett

    Many People of the Songbird


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