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Verity Sharp

Late Junction shares experimental syllabic wordplay from Cyclopyscho, Tuvan multiphonic throat singing and a Japanese mouth organ.

This edition of Late Junction brings you two types of vocal word play. Firstly Cyclopyscho, the ongoing experiment of an American musician Ashley Shomo that plays with syllables and electronics; secondly a new album of clever lyrics and jazz-folk accompaniment from spoken word artist Alabaster dePlume.

Plus music from the Alash Ensemble who have brought traditional Tuvan multi-phonic throat singing from the nomadic culture of Central Asia to an international audience, and improvised Japanese mouth organ playing from musician and installation artist Sarah Peebles.

Produced by Rebecca Gaskell for Reduced Listening.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Alabaster dePlume

    Be Nice To People

    • The Corner Of A Sphere.
    • Lost Map Records.
  • Mati Zundel

    El Malon Del Gaucho Molina

    • Caboclo EP.
    • Big in Japan.
  • Charles Villiers Stanford

    8 Partsongs, Op. 119: No. 3. The blue bird

    Choir: Tenebrae. Conductor: Nigel Short.
    • Music of the Spheres: Part Songs of the British Isles.
    • Signum Records.
  • Naughty Saw & Cyclopsycho

    Muse

    • Muse Machines.
    • Self-released.
  • Alash

    My Throat, the Cuckoo

    • Achai.
    • Smithsonian Folkways Recordings.
  • Chris Hughes

    Slow Motion Blackbird

    • A Garland of May.
    • Self-released.
  • Chris Carter

    Cernubicua

    • Chemistry Lessons Volume 1.
    • Mute.
  • Lawrence C. Shove

    The Dawn Chorus, Recorded 3 May 1962 3.30-4.45am Bicton, East Devon

    • The Country Sings - Songs & Calls of British Birds.
  • Lisa Knapp

    Padstow May Song

    • Till April Is Dead (A Garland Of May).
    • Ear To The Ground Records.
  • Russell Haswell

    Broken Mantra

    • As Sure As Night Follows Day.
    • Diagonal Records.
  • Yeah You

    Yeah You

    • KHOT.
    • Slip / Opal Tapes.
  • Sarah Peebles

    Delicate Path (Lime) (feat. Evan Parker & Nilan Perera)

    • Delicate Paths: Music for Sho.
    • UNSOUNDS.
  • Alabaster dePlume

    Who Are You Asking For?

    • The Corner of a Sphere.
    • Lost Map Records.
  • Ashley Paul

    Bounce Bounce

    • Lost in Shadows.
    • Slip.
  • Oliver Coates

    Charlev

    • Shelley’s On Zenn-La.
  • Scott Walker

    Butterfly

    • Scott 3.
  • William Basinski

    Variation I

    • Variations: A Movement In Chrome Primitive.
    • Durtro.

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