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The avant-garde moves faster than light...

... travelling under the cloak of darkness, destination unknown. Nick Luscombe presents obscure tape music from Japan and a survival strategy for the new world.

... travelling under the cloak of darkness, destination unknown. Nick Luscombe presents a high-speed selection of forward-thinking music. There’s obscure tape music by composer Joji Yuasa, the piece consisting of echoing wooden bells in the woods, made from lowered marimba moderated by square wave. Andreas Spechtl offers a survival strategy for the new world in the form of motoric beats, catchy hooks and cutting lyrics. And after all that grit, American musician and producer Tycho offers a comforting voice to remind you not to get so lost in work.

Produced by Rebecca Gaskell
A Reduced Listening production for BBC Radio 3

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Tycho

    Easy

    • Weather.
    • Mom+Pop x Ninja Tune..
  • Kongo Dia Ntotila

    Kongo

    • 360°.
    • Pussyfoot Records.
  • M3ON

    Orcino

    • International Fanatic.
  • GODTET

    Enumerating

    • II.
    • La Sape.
  • Takao

    Boat

    • Stealth.
    • EM Records ‎.
  • Timo Lassy & Teppo Mäkynen

    Resolution Blue

    • Timo Lassy & Teppo Mäkynen.
    • We Jazz Records.
  • Lafawndah

    Uniform

    • Ancestor Boy.
    • !K7.
  • Zara McFarlane

    Peace Begins Within

    • Arise.
  • Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita

    Téranga-Bah

    • Soar.
    • Bendigedig ‎.
  • Art Ensemble of Chicago

    We are on the Edge (feat. Moor Mother)

    • We Are On The Edge (A 50th Anniversary Celebration).
    • Pi Recordings.
  • 湯浅譲二

    Music For A Cenotaph For Industrial Victims

    • Miniatures Of Concrete Works.
    • Edition Omega Point.
  • François de Roubaix

    La Fête Des Deux Avions

    • Le Monde Electronique De François De Roubaix Vol.II.
    • Universal Music Jazz France.
  • Andreas Spechtl

    The Separate

    • Strategies.
    • Bureau B.
  • 박지하

    Arrival

    • Philos.
    • Glitterbeat Records.
  • Pathic

    Clot Oddity

    • Rebirth EP.
    • Pyramid Transmissions.
  • Abstract Nympho

    Baby Alone In Babylone/Japanese Double Suicide

    • Static.
    • Static Age.
  • Ryuichi Sakamoto

    This Is My Last Day 2

    • Black Mirror: Smithereens (Music From The Original TV Series).
    • Milan.
  • Rutger Hauser

    The Swim / Av Brúnni við Streymin

    • The Swim.

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