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Hushed and Heady

Bjork collaborator Manu Delago takes 7 musicians on a hike in the Alps to capture everything that is breathtakingly beautiful and unforgiving about that landscape.

As the weekend fades to a whisper Elizabeth Alker has more hushed and soothing sounds to see it out. We'll head to Kentucky where the Appalachian folk and post rock heritage inspires a rootsy and ambient sound in the music of JR Bohannon. There'll beats made by JLin for the Royal Ballet and a spacious and moving tribute to the workers of the pearl river factories in Hong Kong by David Fennessy.

Bjork collaborator Manu Delago takes 7 musicians on a hike in the Alps to capture everything that is breathtakingly beautiful and unforgiving about that landscape, Alex Mills adds reverb and processing to Liam Byrne's Viola da Gamba and Tim Hecker sculpts new sounds out of wood, wind, strings and mist.

We also look back to a blissful and immersive live show from Rakhi Singh and Vessel and find out what happens when Andre de Ridder's Stargaze ensemble teams up with Minneapolis synth pop band Polica.

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Music Played

  • Manu Delago

    Parasol Woods

    Performer: Manu Delago. Ensemble: Unknown ensemble.
    • Parasol Peak.
    • One Little Indian.
    • 1.
  • Alex Mills

    Suspensions and Solutions part II

    Performer: Liam Byrne.
    • Concrete.
    • Bedroom Community.
    • 7.
  • Tim Hecker

    That World

    Performer: Tim Hecker.
    • Anoyo.
    • Kranky.
    • 1.
  • Jlin

    Carbon 12

    Performer: Jlin.
    • Autobiography (Music from Wayne McGregor's Autobiography).
    • Planet Mu.
    • 3.
  • David Fennessy

    13 Factories (Rehearsal Letter G)

    Ensemble: Ensemble Modern.
    • Panopticon.
    • NMC.
    • 6.
  • J.R. Bohannon

    Whitfield County

    Performer: J.R. Bohannon.
    • Recôncavo.
    • Phantom Limb Records.
    • 4.
  • Rachel Grimes

    The World is You

    Performer: Rachel Grimes.
    • The Doctor From India (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack).
    • Mossgrove Music.
    • 18.
  • Matt Calvert

    Mute Heart

    Performer: Matt Calvert.
    • Typewritten.
    • Truant.
    • 1.
  • Rakhi Singh

    Written In Fire

    Composer: Sebastian Gainsborough. Performer: Vessel. Ensemble: Singh Quartet.
  • Poliça

    Bruise Blood: Reimagining Steve Reich's Music for Pieces of Wood. Part 1

    Composer: Steve Reich. Ensemble: s t a r g a z e.
    • Transgressive Records.

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