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Fiona Talkington

Fiona Talkington shares a vaporwave 'dream installation', European chamber jazz and an archive field recording of female musicians from Afghanistan.

If you haven't heard a vaporwave 'dream installation' before, tonight's your chance as Fiona shares the work of producer HKE. Dreamscapes were one of the signatures of Andrei Tarkovsky and there's music by pianist François Couturier, whose chamber-jazz quartet is devoted to the Soviet film-maker.

Plus, a selection from Veronica Doubleday's 1970s tapes of female musicians from Herat, Afghanistan; and a new release from Christophe Guiraud that combines medieval instruments with electronics.

Produced by Chris Elcombe for Reduced Listening.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Ted Hearne & The Crossing

    Sound From The Bench 5. When You Hear

    • Sound from the Bench.
    • Cantaloupe Music.
  • Juana Molina

    Un Dia

    • Un Día.
    • Crammed Discs.
  • Effie Macdonald & Murdina Macdonald

    Coleshill Psalm 18

    • Scottish Tradition 6: Gaelic Psalms From Lewis.
    • Greentrax.
  • Tarkovsky Quartet

    Quant ien congneu a ma pense

    • Tarkovsky Quartet.
    • ECM.
  • Juhani Silvola

    Sacrificial Dance

    • Imaginary Archives Vol 1: Ritual Music from Nameless Civilisations.
    • Eight Nerve Audio.
  • Veronica Doubleday

    Mir Gol-e janim (Mir Gol my dear one)

    • Heart to Heart: Afghan Songs of Love and Marriage Women’s Style.
  • Giulio Aldinucci

    Exodus Mandala

    • Borders in Ruins.
    • Karl Records.
  • Kemper Norton

    Dinah Hamlyn

    • Hungan.
    • Self-released.
  • Leveret

    Down to the Coast

    • Inventions.
    • RootBeat.
  • Mira Calix

    Ritual Sacrifice

    • Julius Caesar: Music and Speeches.
    • RSC.
  • Tape Noise

    Mini Mall

    • BBC Introducing.
  • Sergei Charkov & Julia Charkova

    Little Hare

    • Songs of our Elders.
  • Heslington Primary School (York)

    Autumn

    • Classroom Projects.
    • Trunk Records.
  • Seefeel

    As Track

    • Ancient Lights and the Black Core.
    • Sub Rosa.
  • Yanomami Shamans

    Yanomami Shamanising (Recorded by David Toop in southern Venezuela, 1978)

    • Ancient Lights and the Black Core.
    • Sub Rosa.
  • Christophe Guiraud

    Fibra Origo - pour 3 flûtes Hotteterre et 1 basse de Viole

    • Hiera picra Hellébores (Collection 2011-2016).
    • Sub Rosa.
  • Four Tet

    Daughter

    • New Energy.
  • Sestetto Internazionale

    Aural [Excerpt]

    • Aural Vertigo.
    • Amirani Records.
  • HKE

    City Killer

    • HK.
    • Dream Catalogue.

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