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Unusual Instrumentation

Nick Luscombe presents music made by unconventional line-ups where jazzy rhythms, laid-back dub synths and percussive jiggery-pokery combine.

Nick Luscombe presents music made by unconventional line-ups. Oud and guitar meet percussion and electronics in a unique quartet of Oren Ambarchi, Mark Fell, Will Guthrie and Sam Shalabi. A Buddhist choir and Christian Meaas Svendsen’s solo bass investigate the part of Zen philosophy which states that nothing exists as a separate self: everything is inseparable from everything else and always in flux. And there’s early 80s prog from the Japanese trio Wha-ha-ha who combine jazzy rhythms, laid-back dub synths and percussive jiggery-pokery.

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

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Tue 16 Jul 2019 23:00

Music Played

  • Rie Nakajima

    2'46''

    • Free Percussion.
    • tsss tapes.
  • Electro Keyboard Orchestra

    Mother Of The Future

    • Electro Keyboard Orchestra.
    • Columbia.
  • Damon Locks & Black Monument Ensemble

    The Colors That You Bring

    • Where Future Unfolds.
    • International Anthem.
  • Spellspheres

    Tense Spellsphere

    • BBC Introducing.
  • Ovye

    Heathen

    • Ketchup on Everything EP.
  • Richardo Rognono

    Ancor che col Partire

    Composer: Cipriano de Rore. Performer: Liam Byrne.
    • Concrete.
    • Bedroom Community.
  • Caroline Devine

    Bin Sitar

    • Resonant Bodies.
  • Wha-ha-ha

    Nojari

    • Getahaitekonakucha.
    • Better Days.
  • Oren Ambarchi, Mark Fell, Will Guthrie & Sam Shalabi

    Oglon Day 1

    • Oglon Day.
    • 33 33.
  • Petrels

    Halls Of Los

    • The Dusk Loom.
    • Denovali Records.
  • Alarmist

    District Of Baddies

    • Sequesterer.
    • Small Pond.
  • Christian Meaas Svendsen

    Hungry Ghost Eko

    • New Rituals.
    • Nakama Records.
  • Christian Meaas Svendsen

    The Final Instructions of Master Kōzen Daitō

    • New Rituals.
    • Nakama Records.
  • Christian Meaas Svendsen

    The Four Great Vows

    • New Rituals.
    • Nakama Records.
  • Propellor

    Sea

    • Loom.
  • Coil

    Bee Stings

    • Summer Solstice: Bee Stings.
    • Eskaton.

Broadcast

  • Tue 16 Jul 2019 23:00

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