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Nick Luscombe

Nick Luscombe shares fuzz guitar from 1970s Zambia, radiophonic music for a decomposing amusement park and Tom Service responds to Robert Wyatt's query on vibrato 50 years later.

Nick Luscombe serves up a smorgasbord of the unusual, from 1970s Zamrock forged during Zambia's liberation from colonial rule to new music by Japanese composer Tomoko Sauvage made with porcelain bowls and water.

Also on the programme, Tom Service answers a question that Robert Wyatt sent into the Third Programme over 50 years ago, we have a punchy piece of avant disco by composer and saxophonist Peter Gordon and The Love of Life Orchestra and an excerpt from Simon James' radiophonic drama which features a crumbling amusement park, a talking cockroach and a mysterious character named Monday Man.

Produced by Alannah Chance for Reduced Listening.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Wed 18 Oct 2017 23:00

Music Played

  • West Norwood Cassette Library

    Tom At The Library

    • LESSONS.
    • Front & Follow.


    • We Intend To Cause Havoc!.
    • Now-Again Records.
  • Jonathan Nangle

    Where Distant Lights Flicker on Half-Frozen Ponds

    Performer: Crash Ensemble.
    • Pause.
    • Ergodos.
  • Martin Glass

    Okinawa Fantasia

    • The Pacific Visions of Martin Glass.
    • Kit Records.
  • Robert Wyatt

    A Last Straw

    • Rock Bottom.
    • Virgin Records.
  • Msafiri Zawose

    Tusife Majanga

    • Uhamiaji.
    • Soundway.
  • Roy Harvey & Jess Johnston

    Guitar Rag

    • The Rough Guide to Hillbilly Blues.
    • Rough Guides.
  • Fatima Al Qadiri

    Alkahaf (feat. Bobo Secret & Chaltham)

    • Shaneera.
    • Hyperdub.
  • Tomoko Sauvage


    • Musique Hydromantique.
    • Shelter Press.
  • Simon James

    Akiha Den Den Side One (Excerpt)

    • Akiha Den Den.
    • Castles in Space.
  • KURO

    Incantation in C

    • Kuro.
    • Rocket Recordings.
  • Peter Gordon & Love of Life Orchestra

    Candy Store

    • Condo.
    • Foom.
  • Best Available Technology

    Session 6192

    • Exposure Therapy.
    • Styles Upon Styles.
  • Dagaday-Khachu & Kabbukky Bata

    Lilyur Liryur

    • An Introduction to Ored Recordings, Pt. 1: Song.
    • Death Is Not The End.
  • Four Tet


    • New Energy.
    • Text Records.
  • Sunny & the Sunliners

    My Dream

    • Mr. Brown Eyed Soul.
    • Big Crown Records.


  • Wed 18 Oct 2017 23:00

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