Wir hören Fiona Apple, Die Wilde Jagd, Tuung, Jon Hassel, Aquiles Navarro & Tcheser Holmes, Strings & Tympani, Brian Eno mit einem aktuellen Interview, „From Brussels with Love“ (Was für eine Zeitreise!), Ryuichi Sakamoto.
FIRST HOUR – LOOKING BACK ON SOME EXCELLENT RECORDS OF 2020 (part 1) – Fiona Apple: from Fetch The Bolt Cutters / talking 1 / Die Wilde Jagd: from Haut („Techno-naturalism is the forte, and Haut builds on the superb progress of his previous album, Urwald Orange, to produce a gorgeous aural atmosphere that superbly merges the synthetic with the natural“ (Hans Rollmann, popmatters) / Eivind Aarset & Jan Bang, from Snow Catches On Her Eyelashes / talking 2 / Vox Clamantis & Cyrillus Kreek, from The Suspended Harp of Babel / Bill Callahan, from Gold Record / talking 3 / Strings & Tympani: from Vocals & Strings & Timpani / Tunng: from Dead Club / talking 4 / Einstürzende Neubauten, from Alles in Allem / talking 5 / Jon Balke: from Discourses
SECOND HOUR – LOOKING BACK ON SOME MORE EXCELLENT RECORDS OF 2020 (part 2) – STERNZEIT / The Flaming Lips, from American Head / talking 1 / Hen Ogledd, from Free Humans / Aquiles Navarro & Tcheser Holmes: Initial Meditation, Plantains, Pueblo, from Heritage of the Invisible II / talking 2 / Anja Lechner & Francois Couturier, from Lontano / Steve Tibbetts speaking on „Lontano“ and „Promontoire“ / Benjamin Moussay, from Promontoire / Bob Dylan: from Rough and Rowdy Ways / talking 3 / Jon Hassell, from Seeing Through Sound (Pentimento Vol. 2)
THIRD HOUR – CLOSE-UP – „Brian‘s soundtracks for real and imaginary films“ (feat. „Film Music 1976-2020“, & „Music For Films“ (1978)) incl. a fresh interview with Eno, prepared on Rantum Beach, autumn 2020
FOURTH HOUR – TIME TRAVEL 1 – „Notes & sounds from a finally unearthed treasure: „From Brussels with Love“ from 1980“ (a kind of collage… feat. my favourite song from Thomas Dolby, great pieces from The Durutti Column, A Certain Ratio, Gavin Bryars, and an Eno „interview solo“ from 1980 – and, a little counterpoint, music from the o.s.t. „Barry Lyndon“)
FIFTH HOUR – TIME TRAVEL 2 – part 1 – talking 1 / Ryuichi Sakamoto: Boku No Kakera, Saru To Yuki To Gomi No Kodoma, Kacha Kucha Ne, The Garden of Popples, Relaché, from Hidari Ude No Yume (reissue of The Lefthanded Dream) / talking 2 / Kacha Kucha Ne (instrumental version) / part 2 – / talking 3 / V.A. (Dvaram V. Naido a.o.) How The River Ganges Flows (according to Third Man Records, „a transcendent collection of Carnatic violin performances captured on 78 rpm disc between 1933 and 1952 (…) Most of these sublime recordings have not been heard since they were first etched in shellac decades ago. These melodies are ethereal and transporting: meditative. The rhythms undulate from despair to ecstasy, often within the same phrase.” / in between all of these „violin shellacs“ two songs working fine at the end of a long night ….
© Deutschlandfunk, Radionacht Klanghorizonte, 26.12.2020 / Texte und Playlist: Michael Engelbrecht