Afternoon New Music Playlists

Afternoon New Music playlist for 06/03/2014

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Jake Gagne

Early electronic music, much of it affiliated with the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center. To end the program, a contemporary electronic piece by Ryoji Ikeda for contrast.

Afternoon New Music playlist for 05/28/2014

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Erika Thompson

Perhaps on Afternoon New MusicTune in Wednesday, May 28th from 3-6pm for the sonic company of the band Perhaps. These Boston musicians have recently been on tour with Acid Mother's Temple, playing over the past two years in 15 countries, 32 U.S. states and in front of a million faces. They will be in the station playing some of their favorite tunes and enlightening us on their math-rock orchestral techniques. Following the broadcast, Perhaps will be playing their final show on the extensive tour with Acid Mother's Temple at The Knitting Factory in Brooklyn.

Afternoon New Music playlist for 05/26/2014

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Jake Gagne

Works by Rzewski, Dallapiccola, Takemitsu, and others.

Afternoon New Music playlist for 05/21/2014

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Gabriel Ibagon

Composer Eric Richards and cellist Alex Waterman came in to the studio for an interview about Harley Gaber and the upcoming Tectonics Festival. To learn more about Harley Gaber, visit http://harleygaber.com/.

Afternoon New Music playlist for 05/14/2014

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Xinyu Guan

Afternoon New Music playlist for 05/07/2014

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Xinyu Guan

Afternoon New Music playlist for 04/30/2014

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Xinyu Guan

Efzeg is comprised of Boris Hauf, Martin Siewert, Burkhard Stangl and dieb13. "Efzeg distanziert sich von allen, die sich nicht von der gegenwärtigen österreichischen Regierung distanizeren. Wien, Februar 2000" - from liner notes.

Afternoon New Music playlist for 04/23/2014

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Xinyu Guan

Klangbrücke Bern - a sonic architecture is a collaborative project perfomed at a railway bridge and a nearby exhibition hall in Bern in June 1990. "Klangbrücke" means "sound bridge," and reflected the sonic architectural concept of the project, in which microphones were attached to the arch of the railway bridge, and in which the sound from these microphones were braodcast into the exhibition hall where the musicians play. The music from the exhibition hall is then broadcast back the the bridge.

Afternoon New Music playlist for 04/16/2014

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Xinyu Guan

Trillium E (1999) is a four-act opera composed by Anthony Braxton, whose works WKCR has been playing as part of the Tri-Centric Festival this year. This opera, part of a series of operas in Braxton's Trillium project, concludes WKCR's coverage of the Tri-centric Festival this year.

Afternoon New Music playlist for 04/09/2014

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Claire Sabel

Live interview with Fay Victor and Jochem van Dijk, who receieved a joint commission for this year's TriCentric Festival. They diccuss how their collaboration and co-writing has evolved over many years of music-making and marriage, and the formative influences that have shaped the writing on the most recent album from the Fay Victor Ensemble, Absinthe & Vermouth (2013). Their new commission, Neighborhood Dynamics, is an hour long exploration of gentrification in Bed-Stuy. It will premiere at Roulette on April 12, with an expanded version of Fay's unit: