Wednesday, 7 March 2018

Episode 30: Mood Music

This episode is on trends for a more subdued sound in pop music and an emphasis upon texture over narrative in recent sonic culture more broadly.

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John Hassell, Dream Theory
Francisco, Cosmic Beam Experience pt 2
Chi, Twisted Camel
Umfang, Symbolic Use of Light
Karen Gwyer, Why is There A Long Line In Front Of The Factory
Michael Banabila/Michael Turtle, Our Man In Phantoms Dreamland
Yaeji, Feelings Change
Yves Tumor, The Feeling When You Walk Away
Anno Luz, Por Que
Midori Takada, Crossing
Hiroshi Yoshimura, Dance PM

-David Toop, Ocean of Sound: Aether Talk, Ambient Sound and Imaginary Worlds, Serpent's Tail, 2001
-Simon Reynolds, Energy Flash: A Journey Through Rave Music and Dance Culture, Faber & Faber, 1998. 
-Mark Pendergrast, The Ambient Century: From Mahler to Moby, Bloomsbury, 2000.
-Sounds of the Dawn
-Douglas MacGowan