A Different Nature

A Different Nature Mission Statement: A Sustained Explorations of New, Experimental Music and Sonic Art
A Different Nature is a curatorial program of genre-defying avant garde music and spoken word that champions historic and modern sound art and spotlights, new, emergent experimental music and audio art generally not heard anywhere else.
The program's format provides the space for deep listening to pieces not confined to pop song lengths and shows are generally focused on an artist, school of music or discipline, record label or art movement.

A Different Nature is a collaborative effort of the ADN Collective, who each curate a show every week on an informal rotating basis, or a group show, depending on the subject at hand.

A Different Nature was founded in the late Seventies by Richard Francis, who fearlessly championed new music and the unheard Avant Garde. His programs went into exhaustive detail on individual artists, labels and musical disciplines. He also spearheaded many important events on the air, such as the 2001 and 2008 Dada and Surrealism festivals that dominated the airwaves for days on end and involved many in the local avant garde community as well as many KBOO programmers.

Richard passed away in 2009 but it's our hope to carry on with his mission of introducing listeners to unheard new music as a collective of his collaborators and listeners.

Long live Papa Dada!

Airs every Monday from 8 to 10 PM

Episode Archive

A Different Nature on 09/09/13

Program: 
A Different Nature
Air date: 
Mon, 09/09/2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
Guest composer Doug Theriault joins host daniel in a look at the work of Pierre Henry

Tonight on A DIFFERENT NATURE, guest experimental noise composer/musician/confounder Doug Theriault joins host Daniel for a look at how the work of French composer and musique concrète pioneer Pierre Henry inspired and shaped Theriault's own sound path. Including rare recordings of Henry's work. 

A Different Nature on 09/02/13

Program: 
A Different Nature
Air date: 
Mon, 09/02/2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
LAFMS

 In the early 1970s, a loose collection of experimental musicians in the LA area, dissatisfied with the music of the day, coalesced to form the LOS ANGELES FREE MUSIC SOCIETY, and under that banner create music that was radical, experimental and playful. Tonight we'll hear classic recordings from the LAFMS, including such groups as LE FORTE FOUR, THE DOO-DOOETTES, SMEGMA (who later in the 70s moved to Portland) and many more.  Hosted by Rolf

A Different Nature on 08/26/13

Program: 
A Different Nature
Air date: 
Mon, 08/26/2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
A Different Nature

Electroacoustic music incorporating environmental sound materials.  Artists will include David Dunn, Barry Truax, Chris Watson, and Hildegard Westerkamp.  This week's host: Andy Hosch

A Different Nature on 08/19/13

Program: 
A Different Nature
Air date: 
Mon, 08/19/2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
Nude Sounds for Old Ears

On tonight's show, we'll be featuring some recent releases by the likes of NON (Boyd Rice), The Everyday Film and The Eccectronic Research Council, plus some not-so-new - but perhaps unheard - sounds by Sir Richard Bishop (Ex-Sun City Girls) and BBC Radiophonics pioneer John Baker, as well as some of the 1960s work of Vyacheslev Mescherin, who was the Raymond Scott and Esquivel of the Soviet Union.

Hope you can tune in!

Hosted by Rich L.

A Different Nature on 07/29/13

Program: 
A Different Nature
Air date: 
Mon, 07/29/2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
Antonio Russek: Musica del Desierto

Antonio Russek's musical activities have been linked from its beginnings to theatre performance, sound design for art galleries and museums, videoart, and instalations, cinematography, dance, sound sculpture and interactive art.

With more than one hundred compositions on his catalogue, Russek is pioneer of Arte Sonoro, defining experimental music in Mexico.

An electracoustic expert, has colaborated with many artists. In 1979 creates CIIMM (Centro Independiente de Investigaion Musical y Multimedia).

On A Different Nature, we will be listening to Musica del Desierto, comissioned by the Desert Museum of Coahuila, as well as the composition Ohtzalan, included on the CD electroacoustic music from Latin America.

 

A Different Nature on 07/22/13

Program: 
A Different Nature
Air date: 
Mon, 07/22/2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
Sustained Explorations of New, Experimental Music and Sonic Art

A Different Nature on 07/15/13

Program: 
A Different Nature
Air date: 
Mon, 07/15/2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
Sustained Explorations of New, Experimental Music and Sonic Art

A Different Nature on 07/08/13

Categories:
Program: 
A Different Nature
Air date: 
Mon, 07/08/2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
THE SOUNDS OF VIOLENCE

When we recently had our phone-in show to solicit ideas for future shows, one caller wanted show of sounds of people making love. Unfortunately because of FCC rules on indency and obscenity, we wouldn't be able run that show before 10 pm... probably not after 10 pm either. What about the opposite of making love? The FCC doesn't mind sounds of people fighting (as long as there's no profanity).   Sex is bad, but violence.. Why not just turn this request on it's head and have two hours of people committing voilence on each other?

Tonight on A Different Nature we bring you an uninterrupted two hours of THE SOUNDS OF VIOLENCE, as people use fists, guns, swords, bombs, clubs and other weapons to hurt, maim and kill each other.

A Different Nature on 07/01/13

Program: 
A Different Nature
Air date: 
Mon, 07/01/2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
Electro-acoustic music by local Portland artists

On our recent call-in show, one thing listeners asked for was more music by local Portland artists.  This week on A Different Nature we will hear electro-acoustic music from composer Matt Marble, unique instrument builder RP Collier, and rare cassette tapes from the mid-1980s by Phyllyp Vernacular. And perhaps some other surprises.....  host: Andy Hosch

A Different Nature on 06/24/13

Program: 
A Different Nature
Air date: 
Mon, 06/24/2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
The Sacred Machine

On A Different Nature, this Monday we'll be listening to Aristeo (Heriberto Montes de Oca), recordings from the late 1970's, early 1980's.

Heriberto Montes de Oca (Nogales, Sonora, Mexico; Feb. 1950 - Jan. 2009), was a prominent figure on the Arizona - Sonora border alternative culture life, from the late 60's, early 70's until is death. Musician, photographer, father, mentor and friend, his life style influenced countless of artists and people that were fortunate enough to cross paths with his powerfull personality.

HIs recordings were only issued on home - made cassettes. He was a pioneer of Electonic Music, Rock and many other musical styles, as well as on the International Self Produced Underground Scene.

Audio

richard's records

program: 
A Different Nature
program date: 
Mon, 03/25/2013

This time on A Different Nature, we delve into the program's past, and play gems from founder Richard Francis' own record collection.  It's KBOO's spring membership drive, so A Different Nature listeners will have the opportunity to pledge their support for the station during the program. We have special thank-you gifts to offer new or renewing members: copies of the CD "Hendrix Uncovered: New Music Inspired by Jimi Hendrix", donated by March Music Moderne & Bob Priest.

  • Length: 119:47 minutes (164.51 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Stereo 44kHz 192Kbps (CBR)

Interview with Homer Flynn of The Residents

program: 
A Different Nature
program date: 
Mon, 02/18/2013

 For forty years, the San Francisco Avant-Garde band The Residents have basked in relative obscurity, much of it self-imposed. Their earliest modus operandi had them creating works under their 'theory of obscurity', first coined by N. Senada, who may or may not be an actual person. One aspect of the theory is that a work is created with the intent of never releasing a work until every participant has forgotten about it - or something like that.

Another aspect of the Residents is that they've kept their real identity a secret for many decades, with a few people speaking on their behalf in a business capacity who may or may not be Residents themselves.. Hmmm..

We did, however, manage to get Homer Flynn, The Resident's creative director and visual Major Domo on the phone, while he was, uh, helping the band on the Eastern leg of their Wonder of Weird 40th Anniversary tour.

Homer was more than generous with his time and lots of questions get answered, including a long-time rumour around KBOO's history.

But I'll let you listen to that yourself.

 

ADN 9/17/2012 CAGE CENTENARY PROGRAM 3

program: 
A Different Nature
program date: 
Mon, 09/17/2012

ADN 9/17/2012 CAGE CENTENARY PROGRAM 3 / host: dj what the!@#%*! 

  • Length: 119:30 minutes (109.41 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Stereo 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)

A Different Nature 4/30/2012 featuring Derek Ecklund

program: 
A Different Nature
program date: 
Mon, 04/30/2012

Interview with Edward Ka-spel of the Legendary Pink Dots

Categories:
program: 
A Different Nature
program date: 
Mon, 11/22/2010

Kathy, Dr Zomb & Rolf interviewed Edward Ka-Spel of the Legendary Pink Dots for A DIFFERENT NATURE. We conducted the interview at the Doug Fir a couple hours before they performed and aired it on ADN that night. Also thanks to Crystal for digital audio editing before the interview aired.

Playlists

A Different Nature playlist for 08/10/2009

Program name: 
A Different Nature
Air date: 
08/10/2009
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
VariousAnthology of Dutch Electronic Tape Music--4-CD set--Basta
8:01--Simeon ten Holt--I Am Sylvia--Vol. II, CD 2--
8:17--Peter Schat--The Aleph--Vol. I, CD 2--
8:25--Jaap Speck--Impulses--Vol. I, CD 1--
8:33--Tony van Campen--Sintering--Vol. II, CD 2--
8:42--Victor Wentink--Discours--Vol. II, CD 2--
8:56--Luctor Ponse--Etude I--Vol. I, CD 2--
9:02--Frans van Dorn--Minuet--Vol. II, CD 1--
9:11--Thomas Arras--A.B.C.--Vol. II, CD 1--
9:19--Jos Kunst--Exterieur--Vol. II, CD 1--
9:29--Ton du Leeuw--Antiphonie--Vol. I, CD 1--
9:52--Gilius van Bergeijk--D.E.S.--Vol. II, CD 1--

SURPRISE NIGHT--Selections taken from the 4-CD collection ANTHOLOGY OF DUTCH ELECTRONIC TAPE MUSIC, Volumes I and II, 1955-1977.

 

A Different Nature playlist for 08/03/2009

Program name: 
A Different Nature
Air date: 
08/03/2009
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
Francois Bayle--L'Experience Acoustique--INA/GRM
8:01--L'Aventure du Cri--
8:18--Le Langage des Fleurs--
8:53--La Preuve Par Le Sens--
9:24--L'Epreuve Par Le Son--
9:51--La Philosophie du Non--

MUSIQUE CONCRETE: FRANCOIS BAYLE (Madagascar, 1932) is one of the world's most highly regarded composers of musique concrte and acousmatic music. He served as head of Groupe de Recherches Musicales/Institut national de l'audiovisuel (INA/GRM) and has been the winner of SACEM Grand Prize, 1978; National Record Grand Prize, 1981; Ars Electronica Prize, Linz, 1989; City of Paris Grand Prize for Music, 1966; Homage by the CIME of Sao Paolo, 1977, and the Charles Cros Presidential Grand Prize, 1999. Expect to also be impressed.

 

This program taken up entirely by L'Experience Acoustique which was realized in 1970 but not released to the public until 1994.  The opening 1:35 which presents "themes-sons" was edited out as were the silences between the movements in order to get the piece to fit in the 2-hour limit of the show.

 

A Different Nature playlist for 07/27/2009

Program name: 
A Different Nature
Air date: 
07/27/2009
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
8:02--Chas Smith--October '68--The Complete 10-Inch Series From Cold Blue--Cold Blue--
8:06--After--
8:09--Sante Fe--
8:12--Genus, Sho-Bud--Nikko Wolverine--
8:25--Nakadai--Nakadai--
8:40--Joaquin Murphy--
8:47--Ghosts In The Windows--
8:59--Hollister--
9:09--Endless Mardi Gras--Descent--
9:30--Descent--
9:55--Near The Divide--Nikko Wolverine--

CHAS SMITH: (1948, Hardwick, MA) After hearing Morton Subotnick's Silver Apples of the Moon, Smith left New England to attend CalArts where he studied under Subotnick, Mel Powell, James Tenney, Earl Brown and Harold Budd. He began performing and composing as a pedal steel guitarist but in 1993 he turned his day job of professional welder and machinist into a Harry Partch-like instrument maker for his own amazing compositions.  This show focused on both his earliest recordings and on two of his most recent releases with special focus on pedal steel guitar.

 

 

A Different Nature playlist for 07/20/2009

Program name: 
A Different Nature
Air date: 
07/20/2009
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
8:02--David Byrne/Brian Eno--Two Against Three--My Life In The Bush of Ghosts--Nonesuch--
8:04--Come With Us--
8:06--Vocal Outakes--
8:07--Defiant--
8:11--Help Me Somebody--
8:15--Moonlight In Glory--
8:19--The Jezebel Spirit--
8:24--Mea Culpa--
8:29--America Is Waiting--
8:32--Regiment--
8:36--Quran--only on the original vinyl release--Sire--
8:40--New Feet--back to the CD--Nonesuch--
8:42--Number 8 Mix--
8:45--Very, Very Hungry--
8:48--A Secret Life--
8:50--The Carrier--
8:54--Mountain of Needles--
8:57--Solo Guitar with Tin Foil--
9:00--Pitch to Voltage--
9:03--The Talking Heads--Listening WindRemain In Light--Sire--
9:08--Houses In Motion--
9:12--The Talking Heads--Zimbra--Fear Of Music--Sire--
9:15--The Talking Heads--Born Under Punches--Remain In Light--
9:21--Seen and Not Seen--
9:24--Once in a Lifetime--
9:28--Crosseyed and Painless--
9:33--The Great Curve--
9:39--The Overload--
9:52--Cities--Fear Of Music--
9:56--Life During Wartime--

CLASSICS, ANTIQUES AND CURIOS: ENO MEETS DAVID BYRNE. Beginning in 1978 with The Talking Head's More Songs About Buildings and Food and lasting through until 1981's brilliant My Life in the Bush of Ghost put together with "found sounds" by Eno and TTH's Byrne, the two had a fertile collaboration which produced some rich and amazing music.

 

 

A Different Nature playlist for 07/13/2009

Program name: 
A Different Nature
Air date: 
07/13/2009
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
8:02--Marc Manning & Yann Novak--Pairing #1, parts 1 & 2--Pairings--Dragon's Eye Recordings--
8:14--Clinker--On The Other Side ... (for L. Cohen)--On The Other Side ... (for L. Cohen)--
8:56--Yann Novak--Parts 1, 2 & 3--In Residence--
9:49--Marc Manning & Yann Novak--Pairing #3, part 2--Pairings--

SURPRISE NIGHT. 

For people who don't want to know what's coming.  Tonight's show features several artists who appear on the L.A. indie label DRAGON'S EYE RECORDINGS:  Clinker, Marc Manning and Yann Novak.

A Different Nature playlist for 07/06/2009

Program name: 
A Different Nature
Air date: 
07/06/2009
ArtistTitleAlbumLabelLink
8:02--Henri Pousseur--Crosses of Crossed Colors--Henri Pousseur, musique mixte 1966-1970--Sub Rosa--www.kboo.org
8:29--Ex Dei in Machinam Memoria--Henri Pousseur, electronic experimental and microtonal 1953-1999--Sub Rosa--
8:49--Paraboles--mix--Henri Pousseur--Acousmatrix 4--BVHAAST--
9:30--Trois Visages de Liege--
9:55--Figures Enlaces--Henri Pousseur, electronic experimental and microtonal 1953-1999--

MUSIQUE CONCRETE: HENRI POUSSEUR (1929-2009) was a Belgian composer, generally regarded as a member of the 1950s Darnstadt School, who did not work in "pure" electroacoustic music but mixed often apparently irreconcilable forms and styles. He taught in Cologne, Basel, and at SUNY Buffalo as well as in Belgium. Until he retired he taught at the University of Liege and he founded the Centre de recherches et de formation musicales de Wallonie.

A Different Nature playlist for 06/22/2009

Program name: 
A Different Nature
Air date: 
06/22/2009
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
Cab Calloway & His OrchestraCab Calloway & His Orchestra Volume 2 (1935-1940) 4CD set--JSP Records
8:04--A Ghost of a Chance--
8:07--Sincere Love--
8:10--Frisco Flo--
8:13--I'm Always in the Mood--
8:16--Just an Error in the News--
8:19--Deep In A Dream--
8:22--Azure--
8:25--Blue Interlude--
8:27--Baby Won't You Please Come Home--
8:30--Foolin' With You--
8:33--For the Last Time I Cried Over You--
8:36--The Ghost of Smokey Joe--
8:39--Vuelva--
8:42--Doin' the Reactionary--
8:44--Hard Times--
8:47--One Big Union for Two--
8:50--Afraid of Love--
8:53--Pickin' the Cabbage--
8:56--At the Clambake Carnival--
8:58--Shout, Shout, Shout--
9:01--That Man is Here Again--
9:04--Crescendo in Dreams--
9:06--Trylon Swing--
9:09--I Like Jazz--
9:12--Tarzan of Harlem--
9:14--I Ain't Got Nobody--
9:17--A Good Sauce from the Gravy Bowl--
9:20--Ratamacue--
9:23--Do You Wanna Jump Children?--
9:25--I Ain't Gittin' Nowhere--
9:28--Floozie Walk--
9:30--A Minor Breakdown--
9:33--Nagasaki--
9:36--Savage Rhythm--
9:38--Manhattan Jam--
9:41--Come On With the Come On--
9:44--Congo--
9:57--Bye Bye Blues--

THE PALM COURT: CAB CALLOWAY from 1935-1940. Tonight we celebrate Summer Solstice by picking up where the Spring Equinox PALM COURT left off to cover the early years immediately after Cab Calloway (1907-1994) has achieved international fame and returned to the U.S. from his European tour to work with a new Orchestra.

 

A Different Nature playlist for 06/15/2009

Program name: 
A Different Nature
Air date: 
06/15/2009
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
8:03--Conlon Nancarrow--#10--Studies for Player Piano--5CD set--Wergo
8:06--#3b--
8:11--#4--
8:14--#3c--
8:17--#42--
8:24--#3a--
8:28--#3e--
8:30--#45a--
8:33--#45c--
8:41--#40a--
8:45--#40b--
8:50--#41c--
8:58--#24--
9:02--#25--
9:08--#41b--
9:15--#26--
9:19--#22--
9:23--#27--
9:30--#48b--
9:36---#44--
9:46--#6--
9:57--#21--

CLASSICS, ANTIQUES AND CURIOS: CONLON NANCARROW (Texarkana, 1912-1997) . Living most of his life in relative isolation and not becoming widely known until the 1980s, Nancarrow's compositions for piano became too complex to be played by human hands prompting him to punch out his compositions, note by note, on giant paper rolls for player piano.

A Different Nature playlist for 06/08/2009

Categories:
Program name: 
A Different Nature
Air date: 
06/08/2009
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
Volcano the BearHairy QueenFive Hundred Boy PianoUnited Dairies
Volcano the BearThe Sting of HasteAmidst the Noise & TwigsBeta-Lactam Ring
Volcano the BearThe First Circle is the EyeThe Shy Volcanic Society of the Bear and Bird ParadeBeta-Lactam Ring
Volcano the BearShake Your Crow7"Gold Soundz
Volcano the BearBeach, Each, preech, leach, teachAll the Paint I can Breath 10"Beta Lactam Ring
Volcano the BearSeekerFive Hundred Boy PianoUnited Dairies
Volcano the BearPlanetary BethlehemThe Inhazer DeclineUnited Dairies
Volcano the BearOng PateClassic Erasmus FusionBeta Lactam Ring
Volcano the BearOur Number of WolvesThe Shy volcanic etcBeta Lactam Ring
Volcano the BearGolden Hot BiteThe Idea of WoodTextile
Volcano the BearHey JudoClassic Erasmus FusionBeta Lactam Ring
Volcano the BearThe ArkThe Birth of Streissand 7"No-Fi
Volcano the BearQuarter to Four Tet7"Beta Lactam Ring
Volcano the BearDeath Sleeps in My CarThe Shy Volcanic etcBeta Lactam Ring
Volcano the BearThe Supreme & SublimeThe Mountains Among UsBeta Lactam Ring
Volcano the BearThe Last Song of NorwayClassic Erasmus FusionBeta Lactam Ring
Volcano the BearThe Woman Who Waited for the Woman who Weighs the WoolVolfurtenVolucan
Volcano the BearThe Woman Who Weighs the WoodThe Idea of Woodtextile
Volcano the BearThe Weet Golden Crest of My Distant WaveThe Mountains Among UsBeta Lactam Ring
Volcano the BearThe Three TwinsAmidst the Noise & TwigsBeta Lactam Ring
Volcano the BearI am the MouldFive Hundred Boy PianoUnited Dairies
Volcano the BearLifetimeClassic Erasmus FusionBeta Lactam Ring

Volcano the Bear show, guest-hosted by Rolf Semprebon

A Different Nature playlist for 06/01/2009

Program name: 
A Different Nature
Air date: 
06/01/2009
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
8:01--Luc Ferrari--Archives Genetiquement Modifees--Exploitation des Concepts no. 3--Archivs Genetiquement Modifees--Robot Records--
8:25--Archives Sauvees des Eaux--Exploitation des Concepts no. 3--Et Tournent les Sons--Metamkine--
8:41--Petite Symphonie Intuitive Pour un Paysage de Printemps--Acousmatrix 3--Luc Ferrari--BVHAAST--
9:05--Promenade Symphonique Dans un Paysage Musical ou un Jour de Fete a el Oued en 1976--Son Memorise 1976/2002--Sub Rosa--
9:40--Presque Rien no. 1, a Lever du Jour au Bord de la Mer--Presque Rien--INA GRM--

MUSIQUE CONCRETELUC FERRARI  (Paris, 1929-2006) began his musical career as a pianist but after a battle with tuberculosis, participation in the "Internationale Ferienkurse Darmstadt" and an overwhelming exposure to Edgard Varese's "Deserts", he developed a keen interest in musique concrete which drove him out of the recording studio and into the world with his tape recorder.

Comments

A Tribute to PANDIT PRAN NATH

 

http://www.soundmaps.net/pandit_pran_nath.html

A Different Nature playlist for 08/22/2011

Categories:
Program name: 
A Different Nature
Air date: 
08/22/2011

 

 

 

A DIFFERENT NATURE presents

 A TRIBUTE to PANDIT PRAN NATH --

A 3 HOUR special on A Different Nature (To read more about Pandit Pran Nath and the American avant-garde underground, here is an excellent article -- http://www.bidoun.org/magazine/20-bazaar/lord-of-the-drone-pandit-pran-nath-and-the-american-underground-by-alexander-keefe/.) 

The first 2 hours were dedicated to 4 compositions --4 Portland area composers offering their piece in tribute to or inspired by Pandit Pran Nath

1.  Air Objects by John Berendzen   24:30

2.  Planetary Sine Wave Organ by Derek Ecklund  30:30

3.  Referent  by Scott Goodwin  24:00

4.  Raindrop Garden by Matt Carlson  10:00     

The last hour of the broadcast was indeed very special, even historic, as Michael Stirling sang/performed a raga live in the KBOO studios with accompaniment from Derek Ecklund and Kelly Jennings, each playing a tambura, and Aran Adams on tablas.

Here's what Michael had to say about this raga:  "i dedicate my offering to Shamsudin Faridi Desai, a music family friend from Dehli who passed on 8/16 - one of the last living masters of the Binkar in the tradition of Mian Bande Ali Khan - the great Binkar of the Kirana tradition.  He and sarangi virtuoso and Khalifa of the Kirana Gharana, Ustad Hafizullah Khan were inspiriations and their classical music will never be duplicated - as Terry Riley said of Faridi, a Ghandarva!

To listen, enjoy, and paint the inside of your mind with peace and the walls of your home with a deep resonant ommmmmmmmmmmm, click on this : http://www.soundmaps.net/pandit_pran_nath.html

have a nice trip.

A Tribute to PANDIT PRAN NATH

 

http://www.soundmaps.net/pandit_pran_nath.html

A Different Nature playlist for 08/22/2011

Categories:
Program name: 
A Different Nature
Air date: 
08/22/2011

 

 

 

A DIFFERENT NATURE presents

 A TRIBUTE to PANDIT PRAN NATH --

A 3 HOUR special on A Different Nature (To read more about Pandit Pran Nath and the American avant-garde underground, here is an excellent article -- http://www.bidoun.org/magazine/20-bazaar/lord-of-the-drone-pandit-pran-nath-and-the-american-underground-by-alexander-keefe/.) 

The first 2 hours were dedicated to 4 compositions --4 Portland area composers offering their piece in tribute to or inspired by Pandit Pran Nath

1.  Air Objects by John Berendzen   24:30

2.  Planetary Sine Wave Organ by Derek Ecklund  30:30

3.  Referent  by Scott Goodwin  24:00

4.  Raindrop Garden by Matt Carlson  10:00     

The last hour of the broadcast was indeed very special, even historic, as Michael Stirling sang/performed a raga live in the KBOO studios with accompaniment from Derek Ecklund and Kelly Jennings, each playing a tambura, and Aran Adams on tablas.

Here's what Michael had to say about this raga:  "i dedicate my offering to Shamsudin Faridi Desai, a music family friend from Dehli who passed on 8/16 - one of the last living masters of the Binkar in the tradition of Mian Bande Ali Khan - the great Binkar of the Kirana tradition.  He and sarangi virtuoso and Khalifa of the Kirana Gharana, Ustad Hafizullah Khan were inspiriations and their classical music will never be duplicated - as Terry Riley said of Faridi, a Ghandarva!

To listen, enjoy, and paint the inside of your mind with peace and the walls of your home with a deep resonant ommmmmmmmmmmm, click on this : http://www.soundmaps.net/pandit_pran_nath.html

have a nice trip.

A new song for your show

 http://www.boyjah.net/music/LoveMe2.mp3

Archived shows?

I loved the show today and read about the history of the show and about Richard.  Are there any archived Richard Francis shows?  I feel bereft i am so late to this party!

 

Ben

Thank you!

Tuned in on my way home from work. I don't usually get to listen but tonight I did and I'm sooooooo glad I found this show! I love gamelan. Love love it. Thank you!!!!

 

 

Experimental music show

Hello, I am a portland experimental music artist and would like to know how to get my music on Kboo. Thanks

-Electriqu Quid

Program submission forms are

Program submission forms are available at the station, 20 SE 8th Ave. You can also call Program Director Chris Merrick at (503) 231-8032. This is assuming you've already gone through volunteer orientation and FCC training....

music submissions

Is this the official KBOO music submission
"protocol"?
-OR-

Can I send a cd with some music on it ?

 

Copyright © 2012 KBOO Community Radio | Community Guidelines | Website Illustration & Design by: KMF ILLUSTRATION