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 01/28/13

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Mon, 01/28/2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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Electronic collaborations

Tonight on A DIFFERENT NATURE we explore some recent experimental electronic collaborations that offer dark, edgy electronic soundscapes.

The first hour will feature RICHARD PINHAS and MERZBOW, drawing from their joint efforts PARIS 2008 and KEIO LINE. Pinhas was the founder of the French progressive electronic band Heldon, and Merzbow is the godfather of Japanese noise bands.. 

A Different Nature on 01/21/13

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Mon, 01/21/2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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Sustained Explorations of New, Experimental Music and Sonic Art

A Different Nature on 01/14/13

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Mon, 01/14/2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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Agog: Damian Bisciglia.

It is with sincere regrets that we inform you that our dear friend and extraordinarily talented sound and visual artist Damian Bisciglia just passed on Tuesday at age 52. He apparently took his own life in a public park in Chatsworth.

He was a founding member of the surreal soundscape group Points of Friction (1981-present), recorded and released solo sound work as Agog, and took part in many many collaborations over the past 30 years.

A Different Nature on 01/07/13

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Mon, 01/07/2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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The music of TERRY RILEY

The music of TERRY RILEY

Raga vocalist and village greeter Michael Stirling joins host daniel for a look at the life and music of one of Western Classical Music's experimental pioneers. He is widely recognized as one of the founders of what became known as Minimalism, and was a pioneer of the movement when he released the 1964 album IN C. It's impact was to change the course of 20th Century music, it's influence showing up in later works by Steve Reich, Philip Glass and John Adams and in the more innovative rock musicians, such as Pete Townshend's The Who, Edgar Froese's Tangerine Dream, Soft Machine, Curved Air and many others.

A Different Nature on 12/31/12

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Mon, 12/31/2012 - 8:00pm - Tue, 01/01/2013 - 12:00am
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A DIFFERENT NATURE END OF TIME & NEW YEARS EVE CELEBRATION

A DIFFERENT NATURE END OF TIME & NEW YEARS EVE CELEBRATION. "It's after the end of the world... Don't you know that yet?!" In ADN's regular time slot (from 8-10 pm) Andy celebrates the apocalypse which failed to occur last week. Hear Messiaen's "Quartet for the End of Time" multiplied x8 and a whole lot more apolcalyptic strangeness. And then stay tuned until midnight as the rest of the ADN collective brings you a dada surrealist countdown to 2013. ♪♪♪ .....oh the end or the world is coming, the sky is full of fire.....

A Different Nature on 12/24/12

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Mon, 12/24/2012 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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xmas (disbeli)eve w/ dr. zomb

 Dr. Zomb finds himself in the conflicted position of hosting A Different Nature on Christmas Eve of all nights!   Tune in to find out if he can manage to uncurl from his holiday depression induced fetal position in time to drag himself down to the air room to fill your night with a joyful noise .   Until 10 pm anyway...

A Different Nature on 12/17/12

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Mon, 12/17/2012 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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The Spectral Ambient Works of Tim Hecker

 This Monday on A Different Nature, we'll hear some of the ambient works of Canadian artist Tim Hecker.

A Different Nature on 12/10/12

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Mon, 12/10/2012 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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Sustained Explorations of New, Experimental Music and Sonic Art

A Different Nature on 12/03/12

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Mon, 12/03/2012 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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Lionel Marchetti

Tonight we listen to musique concrete from Lionel Marchetti, including selections from his disturbing masterpeice, "Knud un Nom de  Serpent (Le Cercle des Entrailles)," which illustrates Marchetti's idea of popular music as Shamanic ritual, a gateway to ecstatic altered states.  

A Different Nature on 11/26/12

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Mon, 11/26/2012 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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NAZCA: MEXICAN PROG RIO

NAZCA: MEXICAN PROG RIO

Con Decibel, Nazca forma la crema de la crema de la música progresiva de méxico.
El estupendo quinteto de rock en oposición, no solo es reconocido en su país, sí en todo el universo de la buena música.

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A Tribute to PANDIT PRAN NATH

 

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

A Different Nature playlist for 08/22/2011

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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 ?

 

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