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Fiona Talkington

Fiona Talkington selects new congotronics from West African female collective Les Amazones d'Afrique, plus British improv and Lithuanian sound art.

The debut of Les Amazones d'Afrique, a female collective of West African singers with a congotronic feel, is on Fiona's playlist for tonight; alongside it, more new sounds, this time with free-jazz-meets-blues suggestions, from British improviser Alex Bonney; and sound art from Lithuanian composer Darius Ciuta. He's recorded snowflakes falling on paper before, and this piece is almost as quiet.

Produced by Chris Elcombe for Reduced Listening.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Les Amazones d'Afrique


    • Songlines: Top Of The World 128.
    • Songlines.
  • R Elizabeth

    Giving Shape

    • Season of Error.
    • Where To Now?.
  • Sam Underwood & Sam Cook

    Duet for Dirtpipe and Hosehorn

    • Recorded Live at Supernormal Festival 2016.
  • Alex Bonney

    Awakening Song

    • Halda Ema.
    • Loop Collective.
  • Melanie Clifford


    • Recorded Live at Supernormal Festival 2016.
  • Simon Brinck & Inger Christensen

    Gedicht vom Tod

    • Klode.
    • Self-released.
  • Benjamin Ashby

    Three Days

    • Three Days.
    • Self-released.
  • Piry Reis

    Reza Brava

    • Vocês Querem Mate?.
    • Far Out Recordings.
  • Eric Chenaux & Eloïse Decazes

    Au Jardin Des Amours

    • La Bride.
    • Three:four Records.
  • Arve Henriksen


    • Towards Language.
    • Rune Grammofon.
  • Darius Čiuta

    Darius Ciuta

    • Sound Canvas 2.
    • Mikroton Digital.
  • Hugi Gudmundsson

    Hvíld (Repose)

    Lyricist: Snorri Hjartarson. Conductor: Hördur Askelsson. Choir: Schola Cantorum Reykjavík.
    • Meditatio: Music for Mixed Choir.
    • Bis.
  • Lauren Sarah Hayes


    • Manipulation.
    • Pan y rosas discos.
  • Jason Eckardt

    Lady Fern

    Performer: Victoria Jordanova.
    • A Compendium of Catskill Native Botanicals, from Book 2: Athrium filix-femina.
    • ArpaViva.
  • Bill Frisell & Thomas Morgan

    Wildwood Flower

    • Small Town.
    • ECM Records.
  • Wildflower

    Flute Song

    • Wildflower.
    • Not on label.
  • Experience

    Pink Movement

    • Funky Chimes Part 1 - Belgian Grooves From The 70's.
    • Sdban.
  • Väsen


    • Brewed.
    • NorthSide.
  • Alex Ward

    Chasm (Extract)

    • Proprioception.
    • Weekertoft.


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