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Stuart chats to digital sound artist Olivia Louvel about a new compelling sculpture-inspired work. The electronic delight of Kraftwerk’s third album Ralf und Florian is revisited.

Stuart chats to digital sound artist Olivia Louvel about a compelling new project “The Sculptor Speaks”, created by using sound recordings of the British modernist sculptor Barbara Hepworth talking about her creative process.

This week’s featured album is 1973’s Ralf und Florian, the third record from Kraftwerk. Laced with youthful experimentalism, it was made whilst Ralf Hütter and Florian Schneider were two young visionary students in Düsseldorf and marked the first move towards a more realised sound. Other adventurous offerings include French garage-psych, contemporary classical guitar and hard electronic beats from the bedrooms of South London.

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Music Played

  • Barry Booth

    He's Very Good With His Hands

    • Diversions!.
    • Pye Records.
  • These New Puritans

    The Mirage

    • The Cut.
  • Bianca Scout

    Instilation

  • Kraftwerk

    Tanzmusik

    • Ralf & Florian.
    • Phillips.
  • Slift

    Hyperion

    • UMMON.
    • Stolen Body Records.
  • Collectress

    In The Streets, In The Fields

    • Peeler Records.
  • Robert Fripp

    I May Have Not Had Enough Of Me

    • Exposure.
    • Discipline Global Mobile.
  • Kraftwerk

    Kristallo

    • Ralf & Florian.
    • Phillips.
  • Olivia Louvel

    Use Your Own Body

    • SculptOr.
  • Olivia Louvel

    I Draw What I Feel In My Body

    • SculptOr.
  • Premiata Forneria Marconi

    River Of Life

    • Photos of Ghosts.
    • Manticore.
  • Li Yilei

    A Field of Social Tension

    • Unabled Form.
  • Ishmael Ensemble

    The River (6 Music Session, 10th June 2019)

  • Ron Geesin

    Blades Spins Notions

    • Further Perspectives & Distortion – An Encyclopedia Of British Experimental And.
    • Cherry Red.
  • This Heat

    24 Track Loop

    • Further Perspectives & Distortion: An Encyclopedia Of British Experimental And A.
    • Cherry Red.
  • Fred Frith Guitar Quartet

    Motormouth

    • Upbeat.
    • Ambiances Magnétiques.
  • Scott William Urquhart

    Riverside

    • A Recipe For Reverie.
  • Wim Mertens

    Birds For The Mind

    • The Belly Of An Architect.
    • Les Disques Du Crépuscule.
  • Kraftwerk

    Heimatklange

    • Ralf & Florian.
    • Phillips.
  • Kraftwerk

    Tongebirge

    • Ralf & Florian.
    • Phillips.
  • Hambling

    Light Filtering Through Trees/Urban China

    • Oh Babez/Harsh Truthz.
    • Slow Dance.
  • The Little Typists

    Massive Letters

    • Cold War Memorabilia Section.
  • Harold Budd

    Niki D

    • Luxa.

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