#166 – Ambient – 05.07.24

1. Black Swan – The Sentimental Drift (2019) – Birth [sonaar_ts post_id="12563" time="00:00"]00:00[/sonaar_ts]

2. Abul Mogard – Works (2016) – Despite Faith – [sonaar_ts post_id="12563" time="02:34"]02:34[/sonaar_ts]

3. Chaz Knapp & Mariel Roberts – Setting Fire to these Dark Times (2023) – Avoiding Sprinklers in Richardson, TX – [sonaar_ts post_id="12563" time="08:05"]08:05[/sonaar_ts]

4. BJ Nilsen – The Short Night (2007) – Black Light – [sonaar_ts post_id="12563" time="12:35"]12:35[/sonaar_ts]

5. Tomorrowland – Steroscopic Soundwaves (Bliss Out V6) (1997) – Spiraea – [sonaar_ts post_id="12563" time="16:40"]16:40[/sonaar_ts]

6. GAS – Königsforst (2016) – Königsforst 3 – [sonaar_ts post_id="12563" time="18:55"]18:55[/sonaar_ts]

7. Richard Hronský – Konspekt (2022) – Untitled – [sonaar_ts post_id="12563" time="27:40"]27:40[/sonaar_ts]

8. Maria W Horn – Panoptikon (2024) – Panoptikon – [sonaar_ts post_id="12563" time="30:48"]30:48[/sonaar_ts]

9. Roly Porter – Life Cycle of a Massive Star (2013) – Sequence – [sonaar_ts post_id="12563" time="36:10"]36:10[/sonaar_ts]

10. EUS – Devenir (2019) – El Camino 2 – [sonaar_ts post_id="12563" time="40:45"]40:45[/sonaar_ts]

11. Jute Gyte – Krun Macula (2023) – Krun Macula – [sonaar_ts post_id="12563" time="48:40"]48:40[/sonaar_ts]

12. zakè – Orchestral Tape Studies II (2023) – Bestir Thyself – [sonaar_ts post_id="12563" time="57:16"]57:16[/sonaar_ts]

Mix Cover: Artwork for Jute Gyte released ‘Krun Macula’ – “Sampling music written 2017-2022” – out June 2023 on Bandcamp only.

Main Image: Maria W Horn (pic ©piercarloquecchia)

#156 – Ambient / Drone – 03.05.24

1. 36 & Black Swan – In Four Parts (2019) – Pt. 3 – [sonaar_ts post_id="11827" time="00:00"]00:00[/sonaar_ts]

2. LAND – Anoxia (2015) – Seconds – [sonaar_ts post_id="11827" time="05:24"]05:24[/sonaar_ts]

3. Ancient Methods – The Black Ideal (2013) – Guardians of an Eternal Bliss – [sonaar_ts post_id="11827" time="11:01"]11:01[/sonaar_ts]

4. Lorn – REMNANT (2018) – Replika – [sonaar_ts post_id="11827" time="16:36"]16:36[/sonaar_ts]

5. Atrium Carceri & Kammarheit – Apparatus (2024) – Labyrinthic – [sonaar_ts post_id="11827" time="19:15"]19:15[/sonaar_ts]

6. Scott Solter & Rohner Segnitz – The Murals (2023) – Lake of Knive – [sonaar_ts post_id="11827" time="21:45"]21:45[/sonaar_ts]

7. KMRU & Kevin Richard Martin – Disconnect (2024) – Differ – [sonaar_ts post_id="11827" time="27:27"]27:27[/sonaar_ts]

8. Altar & Paul Jebanasam & Roly Porter – Berlin Atonal: More Light (2020) – Without Bodies – [sonaar_ts post_id="11827" time="32:00"]32:00[/sonaar_ts]

9. Allseits – Hel (2009) Gjöll – [sonaar_ts post_id="11827" time="41:00"]41:00[/sonaar_ts]

10. Sundrugs – Rituals I (2020) – Gyfu – [sonaar_ts post_id="11827" time="48:00"]48:00[/sonaar_ts]

Mix Cover: Artwork for Sundrugs – Rituals I (2020) released in June 2020 on Cosmicleaf records.

#149 – Ambient / Drone – 06.04.24

Artwork for Fennesz and Ryuichi Sakamoto - Cendre (2007)

1. Kali Malone – All Life Long (2024) – All Life Long (for Organ) – [sonaar_ts post_id="8119" time="00:00"]00:00[/sonaar_ts]

2. Fennesz and Ryuichi Sakamoto – Cendre (2007) – Cendre – [sonaar_ts post_id="8119" time="08:33"]08:33[/sonaar_ts]

3. Eluvium – Copia (2007) – Indoor Swimming At The Space Station – [sonaar_ts post_id="8119" time="11:40"]11:40[/sonaar_ts]

4. Asmus Tietchens – Nachtstücke (2014) – Falter-Lamento – [sonaar_ts post_id="8119" time="21:15"]21:15[/sonaar_ts]

5. Black Swan – Repetition Hymns (2021) – Closer – [sonaar_ts post_id="8119" time="27:20"]27:20[/sonaar_ts]

6. James Heather – Modulations: EP1 (2017) – The Conscience Loop – [sonaar_ts post_id="8119" time="30:51"]30:51[/sonaar_ts]

7. William Ryan Fritch – Polarity (2023) – A World of Promise and Inaction – [sonaar_ts post_id="8119" time="32:53"]32:53[/sonaar_ts]

8. Abstract Aprils – Imagination Carousel (2024) – Forlorn for Long – [sonaar_ts post_id="8119" time="37:14"]37:14[/sonaar_ts]

9. Godspeed You! Black Emperor – G_d’s Pee AT STATE’S END! (2021) – Our Side Has To Win (for D.H.) – [sonaar_ts post_id="8119" time="40:38"]40:38[/sonaar_ts]

10. Robert Fripp & Brian Eno – Evening Star (2019) – Wind On Water – [sonaar_ts post_id="8119" time="47:15"]47:15[/sonaar_ts]

11. Arthur Russell – Keep The Lights On OST – Feat. The Music of Arthur Russell (2012) – Instrumentals Vol. 2 – [sonaar_ts post_id="8119" time="51:57"]51:57[/sonaar_ts]

12. Aphex Twin – Selected Ambient Works Volume II (1994) – #3 – [sonaar_ts post_id="8119" time="58:32"]58:32[/sonaar_ts]

Cover: Artwork for Ryuichi Sakamoto and Fennesz album Cendre released in 2007 on Commmons records, a label founded by Ryuichi Sakamoto and Avex Trax label founder, Max Matsuura.

Main Image: Still from ‘Stalker’ 1979. Directed by Andrey Tarkovsky.

“Hardness and strength are death’s companions. Pliancy and weakness are expressions of the freshness of being. Because what has hardened will never win.” – The Stalker

#144 – Experimental – 15.03.24

1. Alberich – Quantized Angel (2019) – Upper Mountains – [sonaar_ts post_id="7134" time="00:00"]00:00[/sonaar_ts]

2. Alessandro Cortini & Lawrence English – Immediate Horizon (2018) – Immediate Horizon 4 – [sonaar_ts post_id="7134" time="03:30"]03:30[/sonaar_ts]

3. Prurient – Through The Window (2013) – Terracotta Spine – [sonaar_ts post_id="7134" time="13:10"]13:10[/sonaar_ts]

4. Mount Eerie – Wind’s Poem (2009) – (something) – [sonaar_ts post_id="7134" time="16:15"]16:15[/sonaar_ts]

5. Kevin Drumm – Battering Rams (2023) – Dreams Now Major Events – [sonaar_ts post_id="7134" time="17:45"]17:45[/sonaar_ts]

6. Operation Cleansweep – Release Now! The Call To Die (2021) – The Call To Die – [sonaar_ts post_id="7134" time="29:20"]29:20[/sonaar_ts]

7. Hilary Woods – Birthmarks (2020) – Cleansing Ritual – [sonaar_ts post_id="7134" time="33:40"]33:40[/sonaar_ts]

8. Experimental Audio Research – The Köner Experiment (2003) – Ten – [sonaar_ts post_id="7134" time="37:20"]37:20[/sonaar_ts]

9. Thee Psionic Assembly – You Will Never Haunt Me Again (2013) – Bury The Ghost – [sonaar_ts post_id="7134" time="40:22"]40:22[/sonaar_ts]

Mix Cover: Artwork for Alberich album ‘Quantized Angel’ released in April 2019 by Hospital Productions.

#143 – Ambient / Drones – 11.03.24

1. (Intro) Rome – Masse Mensch Material (2001) – Der Tote Spielmann – [sonaar_ts post_id="6990" time="00:00"]00:00[/sonaar_ts]

2. AUN – Alpha Heaven (2013) – Returna – [sonaar_ts post_id="6990" time="01:45"]01:45[/sonaar_ts]

3. Black Swan – The Sentimental Drift (2019) – Die For You – [sonaar_ts post_id="6990" time="06:31"]06:31[/sonaar_ts]

4. Dead Voices On Air & Steve Marsh – The Dry River Gods (2022) – Apostate – [sonaar_ts post_id="6990" time="11:55"]11:55[/sonaar_ts]

5. James Heather – Reworks: Vol. 2 – Balance – Abul Mogard Rework – [sonaar_ts post_id="6990" time="18:20"]18:20[/sonaar_ts]

6. OZmotic & Fennesz – Senzatempo (2023) – Motionless Image of Eternity – [sonaar_ts post_id="6990" time="26:17"]26:17[/sonaar_ts]

7. Vanessa Amara – Both Of Us / King Machine (2014) – King Machine – [sonaar_ts post_id="6990" time="33:07"]33:07[/sonaar_ts]

8. Secret Pyramid – A Vanishing Touch (2023) – Turning Into Air – [sonaar_ts post_id="6990" time="50:20"]50:20[/sonaar_ts]

9. Rafael Anton Irisarri – The Shameless Years (2017) – Bastion – [sonaar_ts post_id="6990" time="54:20"]54:20[/sonaar_ts]

Mix Cover: Artwork for Secret Pyramid’s ‘A Vanishing Touch’, a major highlight of 2023 when it comes to Ambient, Drone, Electroacoustic music… released in October 2023 by Ba Da Bing!

Main Image: A ‘The Shameless Years’ LP artwork section.

#140 – Experimental – 28.02.24

1. Carl Abrahamsson & Lady Jaye Breyer P-Orridge – Coven V/A (2017) – Crossroads – [sonaar_ts post_id="6323" time="00:00"]00:00[/sonaar_ts]

2. MV Carbon & Charlemagne Palestine – Liquiddd Changesss (2022) – Mercury Curtains – [sonaar_ts post_id="6323" time="03:00"]03:00[/sonaar_ts]

3. Aethenor – Deep in Ocean Sunk the Lamp of Light (2006) – III – [sonaar_ts post_id="6323" time="09:15"]09:15[/sonaar_ts]

4. Puce Mary – The Drought (2018) – The Size of Our Desires – [sonaar_ts post_id="6323" time="13:27"]13:27[/sonaar_ts]

5. Disco Inferno – The Five EPs (2011) – Lost in Fog – [sonaar_ts post_id="6323" time="20:39"]20:39[/sonaar_ts]

6. Ruhail Qaisar – Fatima (2023) – Namgang – [sonaar_ts post_id="6323" time="25:35"]25:35[/sonaar_ts]

7. Body Sculptures – A Body Turns to Eden (2016) – Feet Into Soil – [sonaar_ts post_id="6323" time="29:05"]29:05[/sonaar_ts]

8. Pyramids w/ Bass Communion – Wvndrkmmer (2010) – Untitled – [sonaar_ts post_id="6323" time="33:18"]33:18[/sonaar_ts]

9. Hilary Woods – Birthmarks (2020) – The Mouth – [sonaar_ts post_id="6323" time="41:32"]41:32[/sonaar_ts]

10. Electric Sewer Age – Bad White Corpuscle (2014) – Rising Corpuscle – [sonaar_ts post_id="6323" time="45:20"]45:20[/sonaar_ts]

11. Ehnahre – Quatrain (2020) – The One I Desire – [sonaar_ts post_id="6323" time="53:30"]53:30[/sonaar_ts]

Mix Cover: Photograph of Goldsmith in London, taken sometime in 2008.

#138 – Electronic – 17.02.24

1. Arrowounds – The Honeycomb Labyrinth (2023) – In Presence to The Abyss – [sonaar_ts post_id="6104" time="00:00"]00:00[/sonaar_ts]

2. Internazionale – Vestiges of Nature (2021) – A World Only Visible through Song – [sonaar_ts post_id="6104" time="06:00"]06:00[/sonaar_ts]

3. Leya – Eyeline (2022) – Win Some – [sonaar_ts post_id="6104" time="10:30"]10:30[/sonaar_ts]

4. Ketev – Traces of Weakness (2016) – Levels of Chaos – [sonaar_ts post_id="6104" time="15:40"]15:40[/sonaar_ts]

5. Bobby Krlic – Midsommar OST (2019) – The Blessing – [sonaar_ts post_id="6104" time="25:55"]25:55[/sonaar_ts]

6. Lussuria – Scarlet Locust of These Columns (2019) – With Bated Breath (Bird in Hand) – [sonaar_ts post_id="6104" time="28:46"]28:46[/sonaar_ts]

7. Loscil & Rafael Anton Irisarri – Air Texture II (2012) – The Eroding (Marcus Fjellström) – [sonaar_ts post_id="6104" time="33:40"]33:40[/sonaar_ts]

8. Murcof – Cosmos (2007) – Cosmos – [sonaar_ts post_id="6104" time="41:00"]41:00[/sonaar_ts]

9. Gibrana Cervantes – Como Pasamos La Eternidad? (2023) – Moving Through Our Waters – [sonaar_ts post_id="6104" time="49:20"]49:20[/sonaar_ts]

10. Romance & Dean Hurley – River of Dreams (2023) – Pure Love – [sonaar_ts post_id="6104" time="53:28"]53:28[/sonaar_ts]

11. Stars of The Lid – Music For Nitrous Oxide (1995) – Down – [sonaar_ts post_id="6104" time="57:15"]57:15[/sonaar_ts]

Mix Cover: Artwork for Romance & Dean Hurley’s album ‘River of Dreams’ released on Ecstatic records in 2023.

#136 – Ambient – 04.02.24

1. Argo Nuff – annebolyn deluxe* (2021) – It’s ash! it’s all ash! – [sonaar_ts post_id="3465" time="00:00"]00:00[/sonaar_ts]

2. Arrowounds – In The Octopus Pond (2023) – Tree of Disciples – [sonaar_ts post_id="3465" time="01:30"]01:30[/sonaar_ts]

3. Siavash Amini + Eugene Thacker – Songs for Sad Poets (2022) – Opulent Night (For Mario de Sá-Carneiro) – [sonaar_ts post_id="3465" time="08:55"]08:55[/sonaar_ts]

4. Anna Von Hausswolff – All thoughts Fly (2020) – Persefone – [sonaar_ts post_id="3465" time="13:00"]13:00[/sonaar_ts]

5. Ben Bertrand – Dokkaebi (2021) – The Nixe of John Cage’s River – [sonaar_ts post_id="3465" time="19:50"]19:50[/sonaar_ts]

6. MMMD – Sidiroun Parapetasma (2023) – Magnetizdat – [sonaar_ts post_id="3465" time="27:45"]27:45[/sonaar_ts]

7. ASC – Colours of Absence (2022) – A Life of Distance – [sonaar_ts post_id="3465" time="33:53"]33:53[/sonaar_ts]

8. IHVH – The Agnostic re-issue (2020) – Black Angels Part I & II – [sonaar_ts post_id="3465" time="41:35"]41:35[/sonaar_ts]

9. Raum – Daughter (2022) – Restoration – [sonaar_ts post_id="3465" time="51:55"]51:55[/sonaar_ts]

10. John Zorn & Mike Patton – Weird Little Boy (1995) – Blindless – [sonaar_ts post_id="3465" time="59:49"]59:49[/sonaar_ts]

Cover: Artwork for ASC’s album ‘Colours of Absence’ released in November 2022 on Auxiliary Records.

#134 – Ambient – 21.01.24

1. Laurel Halo – Atlas (2023) – Sick Eros – [sonaar_ts post_id="5180" time="00:00"]00:00[/sonaar_ts]

2. Joep Beving – Henosis (2019) – Sol and Luna – [sonaar_ts post_id="5180" time="04:15"]04:15[/sonaar_ts]

3. Coen Oscar Polack – A Concrete Pasture (2023) – Cuore Nero – [sonaar_ts post_id="5180" time="09:30"]09:30[/sonaar_ts]

4. Faust – Momentaufnahme II (2023) – Lampe an, Tür zu, Leute Rein! – [sonaar_ts post_id="5180" time="14:57"]14:57[/sonaar_ts]

5. Secret Pyramid – Movements of Night (2013) – A Descent – [sonaar_ts post_id="5180" time="20:10"]20:10[/sonaar_ts]

6. Alexander Tucker & Keith Collins – Fifth Continent (2023) – The Spring Room I – [sonaar_ts post_id="5180" time="25:30"]25:30[/sonaar_ts]

7. Jóhann Jóhannsson – A Prayer to the Dynamo (2023) – A Prayer to The Dynamo: Part 2 – [sonaar_ts post_id="5180" time="29:26"]29:26[/sonaar_ts]

8. Robot Koch – The Next Billion Years (2020) – Manipura – [sonaar_ts post_id="5180" time="39:18"]39:18[/sonaar_ts]

9. Sarah Davachi & Sean McCann – Mother of Pearl (2021) – Daniela – [sonaar_ts post_id="5180" time="45:12"]45:12[/sonaar_ts]

10. Prurient – Frozen Niagara Falls (2015) – Christ Mong the Broken Glass – [sonaar_ts post_id="5180" time="49:24"]49:24[/sonaar_ts]

11. Stars Of The Lid – Carte-De-Visite (2007) – Requiem String Melody – [sonaar_ts post_id="5180" time="01:00:41"]01:00:41[/sonaar_ts]

Mix Cover: Artwork for Secret Pyramid’s album ‘Movements of Night’ released in 2013 by Students of Decay Records.

#133 – Ambient – 14.01.24

1. Hekla – Xiuxiuejar (2022) – Sólin Gekk – [sonaar_ts post_id="5190" time="00:00"]00:00[/sonaar_ts]

2. Deru – We Will Live On (2022) – The Return – [sonaar_ts post_id="5190" time="06:59"]06:59[/sonaar_ts]

3. Raison d’être – The Stains of the Embodied Sacrifice (expanded edition 2021) – If it Bears Thorns its End is to be Burned – [sonaar_ts post_id="5190" time="11:05"]11:05[/sonaar_ts]

4. Loscil – Monument Builders (2016) – Drained Lake – [sonaar_ts post_id="5190" time="14:02"]14:02[/sonaar_ts]

5. Maud The Moth & Trajedesaliva – Bordando el Manto Terrestre (2023) – Cuerpo de Gato – [sonaar_ts post_id="5190" time="19:30"]19:30[/sonaar_ts]

6. Orcas – Orcas (2012) – Standard Error – [sonaar_ts post_id="5190" time="23:00"]23:00[/sonaar_ts]

7. Philip Jeck & Chris Watson – Oxmardyke (2023) – Coop – [sonaar_ts post_id="5190" time="28:00"]28:00[/sonaar_ts]

8. Stars Of The Lid – The Ballasted Orchestra (1996) – Taphead – [sonaar_ts post_id="5190" time="35:05"]35:05[/sonaar_ts]

9. Rrose + Silent Servant – Air Texture VII (2020) – Stumbling Stumbling by Abul Mogard – [sonaar_ts post_id="5190" time="47:00"]47:00[/sonaar_ts]

10. Ulver – Perdition City (2000) – Dead City Centres – [sonaar_ts post_id="5190" time="54:00"]54:00[/sonaar_ts]

Mix Cover: Philip Jeck (RIP 1952-2022)