Wednesday, January 29, 2014

atelier de molécules


Here are some new favorite songs. Just some fun, bouncy stuff to help get through the winter. There are some proggy, Stereolab-y bits, an outsider love song, some new age, a Romanian children's ballet from 1978, loopy cassette electronics, and the sounds I can't forget from films I've been watching. Enjoy!

ahmad zahir - naza che maykhande
mike ratledge - riddles of the sphinx (film clip)
chief kooffreh - love games pt 1
dennis larouchelle - trois exercises sur l'ecran d'epingles d'alexeieff
matthew young - forest of lilacs
brave new world - alpha, beta, gamma, delta
richard rosmini - the hello machine (film clip)
pierrot lunaire - giovane madre
chuck & mary perrin - babe can you see
ron kuivila - blurred genres
chitra & jagjit singh - arth (film clip)
picky picnic - my life 1.2.3.
syrinx - secret weapons (early david cronenberg film)
jane arden - figures in white (film clip, 'anti-clock' 1979)
liana alexander/serban nichifor - the snow queen
rick crane - the fact
david bedford, kevin ayers et al. - the garden of love

12 comments:

  1. At Wesleyan University I took Ron Kuivila's introduction to experimental music class. One of the best classes ever. I learned so much. I still use what I learned from him today when I listen to new, outsider music.

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  2. Love this! Thank you. First time I've heard Chief Kooffreh. Do you know much about him? I can't find much online...

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    1. Thanks, Emily. I don't know too much about Chief... I heard him on Jason Elbogan's great WFMU show. I do really like that song though. If you search for him on Amazon, you can basically find his life's work, all with nearly identical album covers...

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    2. scroll down and check out the song about miley cyrus. so awesome!
      http://www.amazon.com/Oprah-Vs-Eskimo-Sarah-Palin/dp/B001IB5ZCS/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1391454164&sr=8-3&keywords=chief+kooffreh

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    3. Haha amazing! I checked out a few last night--one about Princess Diana and another about alley cats, so to speak-- but hadn't heard this one yet. Quite a character.

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  3. Argh ! I've missed it! Ben, can you upload this in a way we could download it again? I really want to listen to it on my walkman.

    Oh and I'm really sorry because I still haven't send you the package I've promised you, sorry it takes so long but the last weeks have gone so fast. I will send it to you as soon as possible. I hope you're doing well with your baby and your house. Best wishes. Tom

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    1. hi tom, here you go: http://www.sendspace.com/file/xxn62c

      hope you're doing well -- best of luck with the freinet project

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  4. Great stuff,as always just one post on your blog can send me off in all kinds of directions! - Currently checking out Liana Alexander's Youtube channel. Cheers!

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  5. Thank you so much Ben! So great stuff on it! As usual.

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  6. Thnk you very much! from Argentina always is a enormous pleasure been here.Saludos

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  7. Hi Ben, great mix. So many things to discover as usual. I'm super into the Hello Machine track (and that AT&T YouTube channel is great, just checked out some stuff there recently). The Riddles of the Sphinx soundtrack hardly left my turntable since I got it a couple of weeks ago.

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    1. Thanks man, hope you guys are doing well!

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