#156 – Ambient / Drone Series – 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 – 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.

#154 – Experimental – 24.04.24

1. Zombieshark! – Die Laughing (2024) – The Fool – [sonaar_ts post_id="9218" time="00:00"]00:00[/sonaar_ts]

2. Alessandro Cortini – Emosfere (2024) – Seconda Emosfera – [sonaar_ts post_id="9218" time="01:00"]01:00[/sonaar_ts]

3. KTL – Iv (2009) – Wicked Way – [sonaar_ts post_id="9218" time="06:30"]06:30[/sonaar_ts]

4. Cremation Lilly – Four Notes (2023) – Note IV: Confessions, No Exceptions – [sonaar_ts post_id="9218" time="10:28"]10:28[/sonaar_ts]

5. Vampillia – 在りし日の声 Voices of Days Past (2015) – 死別の翌日 – [sonaar_ts post_id="9218" time="15:43"]15:43[/sonaar_ts]

6. BJ Nilsen – Focus Intensity Power (2018) – Flattened Space – [sonaar_ts post_id="9218" time="21:45"]21:45[/sonaar_ts]

7. Prurient – Rainbow Mirror (2017) – Barefoot God – [sonaar_ts post_id="9218" time="24:50"]24:50[/sonaar_ts]

8. Mouchoir Étanche – Une Fille Petrifiée (2020) – Enter Mirror Hotel – [sonaar_ts post_id="9218" time="29:55"]29:55[/sonaar_ts]

9. Emeralds, Steve Hauschildt & Mark McGuire – Solar Bridge (2022) – The Quaking Mess – [sonaar_ts post_id="9218" time="33:30"]33:30[/sonaar_ts]

10. Phill Niblock & Hampus Lindwall – Music For Organ (2019) – Unmounted/Muted Noun – [sonaar_ts post_id="9218" time="47:00"]47:00[/sonaar_ts]

Cover: Artwork for Emeralds, Steve Hauschildt & Mark McGuire’ Solar Bridge (2022).

#150 – Experimental – 10.04.24

1. Zu – Jhator (2017) – Jhator: A Sky Burial (edit) – [sonaar_ts post_id="3051" time="00:00"]00:00[/sonaar_ts]

2. Eli Keszler – Stadium (2018) – Was The Singing Bellowing – [sonaar_ts post_id="3051" time="13:45"]13:45[/sonaar_ts]

3. Jo Berger Myhre & Olafur Björn Ólafsson – The Third Script (2017) – 1000% – [sonaar_ts post_id="3051" time="16:54"]16:54[/sonaar_ts]

4. Oren Ambarchi & Johan Berthling & Andreas Werliin – Ghosted (2022) – IV – [sonaar_ts post_id="3051" time="23:15"]23:15[/sonaar_ts]

5. 65daysofstatic – Replicr (2019) – Stillstellung – [sonaar_ts post_id="3051" time="27:37"]27:37[/sonaar_ts]

6. William Ryan Fritch – Cohesion (2023) – Fallen Into Briney Depths – [sonaar_ts post_id="3051" time="31:10"]31:10[/sonaar_ts]

7. Baker, Sotzko, Guion – Trio Not Trio – Letzte (2023) – Funfte – [sonaar_ts post_id="3051" time="33:55"]33:55[/sonaar_ts]

8. Ulver – A Quick Fix of Melancholy (2003) – Little Blue Birds – [sonaar_ts post_id="3051" time="38:44"]38:44[/sonaar_ts]

9. Robot Koch & Foam and Sand & Hainbach – Full Circle Reworks (2021) – Circle 18 – Hainbach Rework – [sonaar_ts post_id="3051" time="45:15"]45:15[/sonaar_ts]

10. Colin Stetson & Sarah Neufeld – Never Were The Way She Was (2015) – With The Dark Hug of Time – [sonaar_ts post_id="3051" time="48:13"]48:13[/sonaar_ts]

11. Scott Walker – Bish Bosch (2012) – See You Don’t Bump His Head – [sonaar_ts post_id="3051" time="53:29"]53:29[/sonaar_ts]

12. Andreas Gerth & Carl Oesterhelt – Music for Unknown Rituals (2023) – The Geometry of Rhythmics – [sonaar_ts post_id="3051" time="57:30"]57:30[/sonaar_ts]

Mix Cover: Album cover for Colin Stetson & Sarah Neufeld album ‘Never Were The Way She Was’ released in April 2015 by Constellation records.

Video Excerpt: Rare bonus interview with Scott Walker from the HMV limited edition of the documentary ’30 Century Man’ directed by Stephen Kijak.

#149 – Ambient / Drone – 06.04.24

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.

#141 – Electroacoustic – 03.03.24

1. Kiss The Anus Of A Black Cat – An Interlude to The Outermost (2007) – Prelude – [sonaar_ts post_id="6416" time="00:00"]00:00[/sonaar_ts]

2. Secret Pyramid – The Silent March (2014) – Her Spirits – [sonaar_ts post_id="6416" time="02:30"]02:30[/sonaar_ts]

3. Hala Strana – Fielding (2003) – Villages – [sonaar_ts post_id="6416" time="09:20"]09:20[/sonaar_ts]

4. Aranis – Aranis (2005) – Wespengraf – [sonaar_ts post_id="6416" time="13:21"]13:21[/sonaar_ts]

5. Sonic Youth – Daydream nation (1988) – Providence – [sonaar_ts post_id="6416" time="18:00"]18:00[/sonaar_ts]

6. A Little Night Music: Aural Apparitions From the Geographic North (2020) – Louise Bock – Flummox – [sonaar_ts post_id="6416" time="20:23"]20:23[/sonaar_ts]

7. Thisquietarmy – Hiatus (2023) – Hiatus IV – [sonaar_ts post_id="6416" time="27:15"]27:15[/sonaar_ts]

8. The Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra and Tra-La-La Band – Born Into Trouble As The Sparks Fly Upward (2001) – Could’ve Moved Mountains – [sonaar_ts post_id="6416" time="32:14"]32:14[/sonaar_ts]

9. Steven R. Smith – The Loss of What We Keep (2019) – Awake – [sonaar_ts post_id="6416" time="42:40"]42:40[/sonaar_ts]

10. This Immortal Coil – The World Ended a Long Time Ago (2022) – Dark River – [sonaar_ts post_id="6416" time="45:20"]45:20[/sonaar_ts]

11. Tape Loop Orchestra – Open Tapes Vol. 3 – Liminal Live Pt. 1 (edit) – [sonaar_ts post_id="6416" time="49:47"]49:47[/sonaar_ts]

Mix Cover: Artwork for Secret Pyramid ‘The Silent March’, originally released in 2011 on cassette by the Canadian micro-imprint Nice-Up International.

#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.