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The Late Junction Albums of the Year, 2019

The Late Junction presenters and producers pick their favourite albums of the past twelve months. Jennifer Lucy Allan hosts, and electronic musician Klein guests.

The Late Junction presenters and producers pick their favourite experimental, avant-garde, adventurous albums of the past twelve months.

2019 has been marked by huge numbers of artists directly engaging with politics and the global environmental crisis. Meanwhile, the British jazz scene has continued to excel itself, and there have been some incredible electronic LPs exploiting cutting-edge technologies. But which records will make the list of our very best of the year? Host Jennifer Lucy Allan reveals all ...

Also tonight: One of 2019's best breakthrough acts, electronic musician Klein, drops into the studio and curates a thirty-minute exclusive mixtape for the programme.

Produced by Jack Howson.
A Reduced Listening Production for BBC Radio 3.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Klein

    Silent

    • Lifetime.
    • ijn inc..
  • Øyvind Torvund

    Cave

    • The Exotica Album.
    • Hubro.
  • Matana Roberts

    Her Mighty Waters Run

    • Coin Coin Chapter Four: Memphis.
    • Constellation.
  • Holly Herndon

    SWIM (Live at Le Guess Who? 2019)

  • Pharmakon

    Homeostasis

    • Devour.
    • Sacred Bones Records.
  • Tunes of Negation

    Rückschlag / Rising, then Resonant

    • Reach The Endless Sea.
    • Cosmo Rhythmatic.
  • Laurie Anderson, Tenzin Choegyal & Jesse Paris Smith

    Gong

    • Songs from the Bardo.
    • Smithsonian Folkways Recordings.
  • Laurie Anderson, Tenzin Choegyal & Jesse Paris Smith

    Dividing Line

    • Songs from the Bardo.
    • Smithsonian Folkways Recordings.
  • Lingua Ignota

    FAITHFUL SERVANT FRIEND OF CHRIST

    • CALIGULA.
    • Profound Lore Records.
  • Richard Dawson

    Derwentwater's Farewell

    • BACKSTAGE AT THE LATE JUNCTION FESTIVAL.
  • Richard Dawson

    The Queen's Head

    • 2020.
    • Domino.
  • Ziúr

    Fancy Handbag, Broken Zipper

    • ATØ.
    • Planet Mu.
  • Klein

    For What Worth (feat. Matana Roberts)

    • Lifetime.
    • ijn inc..
  • Chivengi & Ouri

    Mitsubishi (Ouri Harp Version)

    • Mitsubishi.
    • Chivengi Sound.
  • Kate Bush

    Snowflake

    • 50 Words For Snow.
    • Fish People.
  • Jessye Norman

    I Couldn't Hear Nobody Pray

    • Spirituals.
    • Philips.
  • Aretha Franklin

    Medley: Precious Lord, Take My Hand / You've Got A Friend

    • Amazing Grace.
    • Atlantic.
  • Matana Roberts

    Raise Yourself Up/Backbone Once More/How Bright They Shine

    • Coin Coin Chapter Four: Memphis.
    • Constellation.
  • Pamela Z

    Bone Music

    • A Delay Is Better.
    • Starkland.
  • Crystallmess

    ON THE RUN

  • George Walker

    Lyric for Strings

  • Nell Carter

    I Can Let Go Now

    • Gimme a Break!.
  • Klein

    Enough Is Enough

    • Lifetime.
    • ijn inc..
  • tati au miel

    surviving (part 1)

    • THE EXORCISM OF TANIA DANIEL EP.
  • Moses Boyd

    Stranger Than Fiction

  • 75 Dollar Bill

    WZN3

    • I WAS REAL.
  • Beatrice Dillon

    Workaround Two

    • Workaround.
    • PAN.

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