A Different Nature

A Different Nature Mission Statement: A Sustained Explorations of New, Experimental Music and Sonic Art
A Different Nature is a curatorial program of genre-defying avant garde music and spoken word that champions historic and modern sound art and spotlights, new, emergent experimental music and audio art generally not heard anywhere else.
The program's format provides the space for deep listening to pieces not confined to pop song lengths and shows are generally focused on an artist, school of music or discipline, record label or art movement.

A Different Nature is a collaborative effort of the ADN Collective, who each curate a show every week on an informal rotating basis, or a group show, depending on the subject at hand.

A Different Nature was founded in the late Seventies by Richard Francis, who fearlessly championed new music and the unheard Avant Garde. His programs went into exhaustive detail on individual artists, labels and musical disciplines. He also spearheaded many important events on the air, such as the 2001 and 2008 Dada and Surrealism festivals that dominated the airwaves for days on end and involved many in the local avant garde community as well as many KBOO programmers.

Richard passed away in 2009 but it's our hope to carry on with his mission of introducing listeners to unheard new music as a collective of his collaborators and listeners.

Long live Papa Dada!

Airs every Monday from 8 to 10 PM

Episode Archive

A Different Nature on 05/06/13

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A Different Nature
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Mon, 05/06/2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
Music of Mark Applebaum.

Mark Applebaum (b. 1967, Chicago) is Associate Professor of Composition and Theory at Stanford University.  He received his Ph.D.

A Different Nature on 04/29/13

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A Different Nature
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Mon, 04/29/2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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Mexican Electoacustic Music

This monday, on A Different Nature, we'll be listening to some Mexican Electroacustic Music, recordings from 1964 to 1989.

A Different Nature on 04/22/13

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A Different Nature
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Mon, 04/22/2013 - 7:00pm - Tue, 04/23/2013 - 7:00am
Short Description: 
EARTH DAY PROGRAMMING: SOUNDS FROM THE NATURAL WORLD [7PM Mon. - 7AM Tue.]

In 1998, Richard Francis, the original host of A Different Nature, organized a 24-hour radio marathon on KBOO, during which we played nothing but sounds from the natural world.  It was the first time that several of the current members of DNC worked together.

A Different Nature on 04/15/13

Program: 
A Different Nature
Air date: 
Mon, 04/15/2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
Sustained Explorations of New, Experimental Music and Sonic Art

A Different Nature on 04/08/13

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A Different Nature
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Mon, 04/08/2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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Mitchell Brown joins Dr. Zomb

Dr. Zomb welcomes Mitchell Brown from Melon Expander Records to the show.  Mitchell will be bringing some of his own material as well as selections from his label to play for us. 

A Different Nature on 04/01/13

Program: 
A Different Nature
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Mon, 04/01/2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
Rare tracks from Don Joyce and Negativland

Tonight on A Different Nature, we'll be featuring rare tracks from Don Joyce and Negativland.

Don Joyce joined Negativland after the Contra Costa California experimental collective joined him on his KPFA radio program Over the Edge (probably one of the longest running free-form, audio collage shows still in existence).
 A long time visual artist, Joyce was inspired by Negativland's approach to collage in the audio medium and some began utilizing cut-and-paste tape collages to his program and subsequent Negativland recordings. He brought a dizzying array of cut-up sounds and recontextualized agitprop to Negativland's sound, where before they were more in line with Industrial Music, Musique Concrete, etc..

A Different Nature on 03/25/13

Program: 
A Different Nature
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Mon, 03/25/2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
Richard's Records.
from: Hendrix Uncovered:Rux? : Gumbo 4'33" by Bob Priest

Richard's Records.  This time on A Different Nature, we delve into the program's past, and play gems from founder Richard Francis' own record collection.  It's KBOO's spring membership drive, so A Different Nature listeners will have the opportunity to pledge their support for the station during the program. We have special thank-you gifts to offer new or renewing members: copies of the CD "Hendrix Uncovered: New Music Inspired by Jimi Hendrix", donated by March Music Moderne & Bob Priest.

A Different Nature on 03/18/13

Program: 
A Different Nature
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Mon, 03/18/2013 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
Live Broadcast of Stravinsky's "A Soldiers Tale"

We are proud to broadcast a live performance of Igor Stravinsky's A Soldiers Tale in collaboration with March Music Moderne

A Soldier's Tale
March 18, 2013
7:30 p.m., St. Anne's Chapel

Free and open to the public

Igor Stravinsky's iconic masterpiece is featured in this evening's program. Composed in 1918, Stravinsky based The Soldier's Tale on a Russian folk story, a parable about a soldier who swaps his violin in a deal with the devil for a book that predicts the future.

A Different Nature on 03/11/13

Program: 
A Different Nature
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Mon, 03/11/2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
LIVE performances by THOLLEM and Diane Chaplin

A DIFFERENT NATURE

TONIGHT-- more March Madness Moderne, with LIVE PERFORMANCE by THOLLEM MCDONAS "TSIGOTI in the Valley of the Dreambuilder"

Yes, Thollem returns playing ELECTRIC, giving us a LIVE preview of his show this Wed at BACKSPACE. Also, at around 9:30 pm, DIANE CHAPLIN, cellist extraordinaire and co-director of Northwest New Music, will perform Esa-Pekka Salonen's intense and difficult cello piece "YTA III", WITHOUT A NET!

A Different Nature on 03/04/13

Program: 
A Different Nature
Air date: 
Mon, 03/04/2013 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Short Description: 
March Music Moderne 2013 preview with Bob Priest

March Music Moderne founder & organizer, composer Bob Priest joins host Andy Hosch for an overview of this month's events. March Music Moderne features 32 concerts and events in and around Portland, happening at 18 venues over the course of 17 days. It all gets started this Thursday, March 7th with "Ears Wide Open". Tune in for all the details ---ands lots of great sounds too!

Audio

Interview With Negativland's Mark Hosler

program: 
A Different Nature
program date: 
Mon, 08/25/2014
Dr. Zomb of Dr. Zomb's Stereo Obscura and Rich of Radio Lost and Found interview Negativland founding member Mark Hosler.
Mark called in all the way from North Carolina to discuss Negativland history, their upcoming show in Portland on the 29th, their upcoming new album It's All In Your Head and other mysteries.

richard's records

program: 
A Different Nature
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Mon, 03/25/2013

This time on A Different Nature, we delve into the program's past, and play gems from founder Richard Francis' own record collection.  It's KBOO's spring membership drive, so A Different Nature listeners will have the opportunity to pledge their support for the station during the program. We have special thank-you gifts to offer new or renewing members: copies of the CD "Hendrix Uncovered: New Music Inspired by Jimi Hendrix", donated by March Music Moderne & Bob Priest.

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Interview with Homer Flynn of The Residents

program: 
A Different Nature
program date: 
Mon, 02/18/2013

 For forty years, the San Francisco Avant-Garde band The Residents have basked in relative obscurity, much of it self-imposed. Their earliest modus operandi had them creating works under their 'theory of obscurity', first coined by N. Senada, who may or may not be an actual person. One aspect of the theory is that a work is created with the intent of never releasing a work until every participant has forgotten about it - or something like that.

Another aspect of the Residents is that they've kept their real identity a secret for many decades, with a few people speaking on their behalf in a business capacity who may or may not be Residents themselves.. Hmmm..

We did, however, manage to get Homer Flynn, The Resident's creative director and visual Major Domo on the phone, while he was, uh, helping the band on the Eastern leg of their Wonder of Weird 40th Anniversary tour.

Homer was more than generous with his time and lots of questions get answered, including a long-time rumour around KBOO's history.

But I'll let you listen to that yourself.

 

ADN 9/17/2012 CAGE CENTENARY PROGRAM 3

program: 
A Different Nature
program date: 
Mon, 09/17/2012

ADN 9/17/2012 CAGE CENTENARY PROGRAM 3 / host: dj what the!@#%*! 

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A Different Nature 4/30/2012 featuring Derek Ecklund

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A Different Nature
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Mon, 04/30/2012

Interview with Edward Ka-spel of the Legendary Pink Dots

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Mon, 11/22/2010

Kathy, Dr Zomb & Rolf interviewed Edward Ka-Spel of the Legendary Pink Dots for A DIFFERENT NATURE. We conducted the interview at the Doug Fir a couple hours before they performed and aired it on ADN that night. Also thanks to Crystal for digital audio editing before the interview aired.

Playlists

A Different Nature playlist for 06/15/2009

Program name: 
A Different Nature
Air date: 
06/15/2009
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
8:03--Conlon Nancarrow--#10--Studies for Player Piano--5CD set--Wergo
8:06--#3b--
8:11--#4--
8:14--#3c--
8:17--#42--
8:24--#3a--
8:28--#3e--
8:30--#45a--
8:33--#45c--
8:41--#40a--
8:45--#40b--
8:50--#41c--
8:58--#24--
9:02--#25--
9:08--#41b--
9:15--#26--
9:19--#22--
9:23--#27--
9:30--#48b--
9:36---#44--
9:46--#6--
9:57--#21--

CLASSICS, ANTIQUES AND CURIOS: CONLON NANCARROW (Texarkana, 1912-1997) . Living most of his life in relative isolation and not becoming widely known until the 1980s, Nancarrow's compositions for piano became too complex to be played by human hands prompting him to punch out his compositions, note by note, on giant paper rolls for player piano.

A Different Nature playlist for 06/08/2009

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Program name: 
A Different Nature
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06/08/2009
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
Volcano the BearHairy QueenFive Hundred Boy PianoUnited Dairies
Volcano the BearThe Sting of HasteAmidst the Noise & TwigsBeta-Lactam Ring
Volcano the BearThe First Circle is the EyeThe Shy Volcanic Society of the Bear and Bird ParadeBeta-Lactam Ring
Volcano the BearShake Your Crow7"Gold Soundz
Volcano the BearBeach, Each, preech, leach, teachAll the Paint I can Breath 10"Beta Lactam Ring
Volcano the BearSeekerFive Hundred Boy PianoUnited Dairies
Volcano the BearPlanetary BethlehemThe Inhazer DeclineUnited Dairies
Volcano the BearOng PateClassic Erasmus FusionBeta Lactam Ring
Volcano the BearOur Number of WolvesThe Shy volcanic etcBeta Lactam Ring
Volcano the BearGolden Hot BiteThe Idea of WoodTextile
Volcano the BearHey JudoClassic Erasmus FusionBeta Lactam Ring
Volcano the BearThe ArkThe Birth of Streissand 7"No-Fi
Volcano the BearQuarter to Four Tet7"Beta Lactam Ring
Volcano the BearDeath Sleeps in My CarThe Shy Volcanic etcBeta Lactam Ring
Volcano the BearThe Supreme & SublimeThe Mountains Among UsBeta Lactam Ring
Volcano the BearThe Last Song of NorwayClassic Erasmus FusionBeta Lactam Ring
Volcano the BearThe Woman Who Waited for the Woman who Weighs the WoolVolfurtenVolucan
Volcano the BearThe Woman Who Weighs the WoodThe Idea of Woodtextile
Volcano the BearThe Weet Golden Crest of My Distant WaveThe Mountains Among UsBeta Lactam Ring
Volcano the BearThe Three TwinsAmidst the Noise & TwigsBeta Lactam Ring
Volcano the BearI am the MouldFive Hundred Boy PianoUnited Dairies
Volcano the BearLifetimeClassic Erasmus FusionBeta Lactam Ring

Volcano the Bear show, guest-hosted by Rolf Semprebon

A Different Nature playlist for 06/01/2009

Program name: 
A Different Nature
Air date: 
06/01/2009
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
8:01--Luc Ferrari--Archives Genetiquement Modifees--Exploitation des Concepts no. 3--Archivs Genetiquement Modifees--Robot Records--
8:25--Archives Sauvees des Eaux--Exploitation des Concepts no. 3--Et Tournent les Sons--Metamkine--
8:41--Petite Symphonie Intuitive Pour un Paysage de Printemps--Acousmatrix 3--Luc Ferrari--BVHAAST--
9:05--Promenade Symphonique Dans un Paysage Musical ou un Jour de Fete a el Oued en 1976--Son Memorise 1976/2002--Sub Rosa--
9:40--Presque Rien no. 1, a Lever du Jour au Bord de la Mer--Presque Rien--INA GRM--

MUSIQUE CONCRETELUC FERRARI  (Paris, 1929-2006) began his musical career as a pianist but after a battle with tuberculosis, participation in the "Internationale Ferienkurse Darmstadt" and an overwhelming exposure to Edgard Varese's "Deserts", he developed a keen interest in musique concrete which drove him out of the recording studio and into the world with his tape recorder.

A Different Nature playlist for 05/25/2009

Program name: 
A Different Nature
Air date: 
05/25/2009
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
8:02--Tibor Szemzo--w/text by Tibor Hajas read by Tarina Szemzo--The Sex Appeal of Death--The Conscience--Leo Records
8:14--Tibor Szemzo--w/text: "The All-Sidedness of the Bodhisattva Regarder-of-the-Cries-of-the-World" ... The Sutra of the Lotus Flower of the Wonderful Law in the Recitation of the People of the Kyoto Kiyomizu-Dera Temple w/Onishi Ryokei speaking--The Other Shore--The Other Shore--
8:34--Tibor Szemzo--Gull--The Other Shore--
8:51--Snapshot of the Island--Snapshot of the Island
9:15--Tibor Szemzo w/text & piano fragments by Ludwig Wittgenstein--Tractatus--Tractatus--
9:49--Tibor Szemzo--Let's Go Out And Dance--Snapshot from the Island--

SURPRISE NIGHT:  TIBOR SZEMZO.   An evening of unidentified music, at least at the outset, for people who don't want to know what's coming.  Tonight: a sweet and evocative evening of music for Memorial Day.

A Different Nature playlist for 05/18/2009

Program name: 
A Different Nature
Air date: 
05/18/2009
ArtistTitleAlbum
8:01--Jaap Blonk--Nonomotihur--Vocalor--
8:03--Kolokoi Uma--
8:14--A Isla Da--
8:20--Kulo Quzsi--
8:26--Ad--
8:27--Dina Sore--Flux de Bouche--
8:38--Darg--
8:43--Just A Thought--
8:44--Der Minister I--
8:45--Der Minister II--
8:46--Totenklage (Dirge)--
8:50--Jaap Blonk's Braaxtaal--Deutsche Lyrik--Braaxtaal--
9:07--Hommage a A.A.I--
9:14--Hommage a A.A.II--
9:18--Ailatilotitalia--
9:26--All Day Belly Rumble--
9:33--Jaap Blonk/Maja Ratkje--The Abominable Crunch--Post Human Identities--
9:44--Queasy Chin Dip--
9:55--Jaap Blonk's Braaxtaal--Bla-Blaing on No Nonsense--Braaxtaal--

ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL. Tonight A Different Nature celebrates its 29th Anniversary with our traditional call-in show where listeners (especially long-time listeners) are encouraged to call in to discuss on air any suggestions for the next programming year or to ask any questions of host Richard or to just talk about the show and the music. When people aren't phoning in and talking on-air, Richard will turn to the vocal dynamics of Dutch dada sound & performance artist/poet Jaap Blonk

 

 

A Different Nature playlist for 05/11/2009

Program name: 
A Different Nature
Air date: 
05/11/2009
ArtistTitleAlbum
David Bowie--It's No Game--Scary Monsters
Beauty and the Beast--Heroes
Scary Monsters--Scary Monsters
Fashion--Scary Monsters
Boys Keep Swinging--Lodger
D.J.--Lodger
Joe the Lion--Heroes
Black Out--Heroes
A New Career In A New Town--Low
Ashes to Ashes--Scary Monsters
Heroes--Heroes
Always Crashing in the Same Car--Low
Yassassin--Lodger
Art Decade--Low
Sense of Doubt--Heroes
Moss Garden--Heroes
Neukoln--Heroes
Subteranean--Low

CLASSICS, ANTIQUES & CURIOS:   DAVID BOWIE GOES AVANT.  In the late 1970's British rock legend David Bowie began to shift his theatrical and driving rock music into a more musically-experimental phase in collaborations with such artists as Brian Eno (Low, Heroes, & Lodger) and Robert Fripp (Scary Monsters).

A Different Nature playlist for 05/04/2009

Program name: 
A Different Nature
Air date: 
05/04/2009
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
8:02--Ruth Anderson--SUM--State of the Union Message--Lesbian American Composers--CRI/WDR
8:14--Susan Stone--Ruby's Story--Melody Sumner Carnahan's "The Time Is Now"--Frog Peak/Burning Book
8:17--Maggi Payne--She Began Cutting The Situation Into Sections--The Time Is Now--
8:28--Susan Frykberg--Astonishing Sense--An Astonishing Sense--Earsay Productions
8:42--Dajuin Yao/Jerlian Tsao--Garden of Memory--Cinnabar Red Drizzle--Juxiang
9:06--Hiromi Ishii--Dreaming Stones--Imaginare Landschaften--CYBELE
9:20--Inge Morgenroth--Requim fur ein Schwein--Imaginare Landschaften--
9:37--Heldegard Westerkamp--Cricket Voice--Transformations--empreintes DIGITALes
9:52--Annea Lockwood--World Rhythms--New Music for Electronic And Recorded Media: Women in Electronic Music - 1977 --CRI

WOMEN'S WORKS.  An evening of rich and engaging musique concrete and electroacoustic music realized by both top and lesser-known women composers from around the globe.

 

A Different Nature playlist for 04/27/2009

Program name: 
A Different Nature
Air date: 
04/27/2009
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
THE LEAGUE OF AUTOMATIC MUSIC COMPOSERS--The League of Automatic Music Composers 1978-1983--New World Records
8:01--Tim Perkis, John Bischoff, Jim Horton--Pedal with Twitter--
8:12--Oakland One--
8:17--Martian Folk Music--
8:25--Oakland Four--
THE HUB--Boundary Layer (3cd set)--Tzadik
8:29--John Bischoff, Chris Brown, Tim Perkis, Mark Trayle, Phil Stone, Scot Gresham-Lancaster--Pushing--The Glass Hand--
8:35--Polling--Borrowing and Stealing--
8:43--Pushing--Stuck Note--
8:53--Boundary Layer--Boss--
9:01--Boundary Layer--Lou Drift--
9:08--Pushing--Vex--
9:13--Pushing--Wax Lips II, or Das Lied Von Der Nerd--
9:21--Polling--Simple Degredation--
9:28--Polling--The Minister of Pitch--
9:32--Boundary Layer--Pins and Splits--
9:40--Boundary Layer--Noosphere--
9:57--Pushing--Hertz Donut--

THE LEAGUE OF AUTOMATIC MUSIC COMPOSERS and THE HUB. The two bands not only shared two major members (John Bischoff and Tim Perkis) along with featuring many major West Coast composers (Chris Brown, David Behrman, Paul DeMarinis, Rich Gold, Scot Gresham-Lancaster, Phil Stone and Mark Trayle); they also strongly represent the West Coast tradition of composer as instrument builder, using the newly available microcomputers of the '70 (in the case of LAMC) plus electronic and digital systems of their own devising (in both) to create networks of interacting computers and circuits with an eye to eliciting surprising and new “musical artificial intelligences.” Some of the most imaginative and compelling electric music created since 1977 and the music of Musica Elettronica Viva. Rescheduled from earlier pre-emptions.

A DIFFERENT NATURE playlist for 04/20/2009

Program name: 
A Different Nature
Air date: 
04/20/2009
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
Musica Elettronica Viva (MEV)
8:02--Alvin Curran, Frederic Rzewski, Richard Teitelbaum, Steve Lacy, Garrett List--Univied Patchwork Theory (1990)--Spacecraft/Unified Patchwork Theory--algo marghen--
8:36--Allen Bryant, Alvin Curran, Frederic Rzewski, Richard Teitelbaum, Ivan Vandor--Spacecraft (1967)--"--
9:17--Allen Bryant, Alvin Curran, Frederic Rzewski, Jon Phetteplace--Improvisation Parts I & II (1967)--Rome Concert--IRML 04
9:48--Allen Bryant, Alvin Curran, Frederic Rzewski, Jon Phetteplace--Improvisation Part III (1967)"--

 

CLASSICS, ANTIQUES AND CURIOS:  MUSICA ELETTRONICA VIVA  broke new ground as a live instrument & found object, acoustic/electronic, improvisational group.  Formed in Rome in 1966 they were Allan Bryant, Alvin Curran, Steve Lacy, Jon Phetteplace, Carol Plantamura, Frederic Rzewski, Richard Teitelbaum, and Ivan Vandor.  Through the '60s and '70s they performed throughout Europe and generatd riots with their performances in Italy.

A DIFFERENT NATURE playlist for 04/13/2009

Program name: 
A Different Nature
Air date: 
04/13/2009
ArtistTitleAlbumLabelLink
8:01--Stephen Vitiello with Eighth Blackbird--Doors--Rush & Lullabye--IEA--www.iea.alfred.edu
8:05--Percussion--
8:15--Lawrence English--Soft Fuse--Kiri No Oto--Touch Tone 31--www.lawrenceenglish.com
8:22--White Spray--
8:27--Waves Sheer Light--
8:32--Commentary--
8:36--Figure's Lone Static--
8:43--Northern Valentine--Born Yesterday--the distance brings us closer--Silber Records--www.silbermedia.com
8:57--Klangwart--Zwei Tone--Stadtlandfluss--Staubgold--www.staubgold.com
9:03--IO--
9:10--Radio--
9:13--Hamanamah--
9:22--Telemann--
9:28--Strom--
9:30--Mein Herz, mein Haus--
9:32--Christian Fennesz--Glide--Black Sea--Touch Music--www.fennesz.com & www.touchmusic.org.uk
9:39--Northern Valentine--Already Gone--the distance brings us closer--Silber Records--www.silbermedia.com
9:51--Dimanche--

SURPRISE NIGHT--a show for those who don't want to know what's coming.  A fairly drone-like and ambient evening with new music that has arrived in the KBOO record library.

Comments

A Tribute to PANDIT PRAN NATH

 

http://www.soundmaps.net/pandit_pran_nath.html

A Different Nature playlist for 08/22/2011

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Air date: 
08/22/2011

 

 

 

A DIFFERENT NATURE presents

 A TRIBUTE to PANDIT PRAN NATH --

A 3 HOUR special on A Different Nature (To read more about Pandit Pran Nath and the American avant-garde underground, here is an excellent article -- http://www.bidoun.org/magazine/20-bazaar/lord-of-the-drone-pandit-pran-nath-and-the-american-underground-by-alexander-keefe/.) 

The first 2 hours were dedicated to 4 compositions --4 Portland area composers offering their piece in tribute to or inspired by Pandit Pran Nath

1.  Air Objects by John Berendzen   24:30

2.  Planetary Sine Wave Organ by Derek Ecklund  30:30

3.  Referent  by Scott Goodwin  24:00

4.  Raindrop Garden by Matt Carlson  10:00     

The last hour of the broadcast was indeed very special, even historic, as Michael Stirling sang/performed a raga live in the KBOO studios with accompaniment from Derek Ecklund and Kelly Jennings, each playing a tambura, and Aran Adams on tablas.

Here's what Michael had to say about this raga:  "i dedicate my offering to Shamsudin Faridi Desai, a music family friend from Dehli who passed on 8/16 - one of the last living masters of the Binkar in the tradition of Mian Bande Ali Khan - the great Binkar of the Kirana tradition.  He and sarangi virtuoso and Khalifa of the Kirana Gharana, Ustad Hafizullah Khan were inspiriations and their classical music will never be duplicated - as Terry Riley said of Faridi, a Ghandarva!

To listen, enjoy, and paint the inside of your mind with peace and the walls of your home with a deep resonant ommmmmmmmmmmm, click on this : http://www.soundmaps.net/pandit_pran_nath.html

have a nice trip.

A Tribute to PANDIT PRAN NATH

 

http://www.soundmaps.net/pandit_pran_nath.html

A Different Nature playlist for 08/22/2011

Categories:
Program name: 
A Different Nature
Air date: 
08/22/2011

 

 

 

A DIFFERENT NATURE presents

 A TRIBUTE to PANDIT PRAN NATH --

A 3 HOUR special on A Different Nature (To read more about Pandit Pran Nath and the American avant-garde underground, here is an excellent article -- http://www.bidoun.org/magazine/20-bazaar/lord-of-the-drone-pandit-pran-nath-and-the-american-underground-by-alexander-keefe/.) 

The first 2 hours were dedicated to 4 compositions --4 Portland area composers offering their piece in tribute to or inspired by Pandit Pran Nath

1.  Air Objects by John Berendzen   24:30

2.  Planetary Sine Wave Organ by Derek Ecklund  30:30

3.  Referent  by Scott Goodwin  24:00

4.  Raindrop Garden by Matt Carlson  10:00     

The last hour of the broadcast was indeed very special, even historic, as Michael Stirling sang/performed a raga live in the KBOO studios with accompaniment from Derek Ecklund and Kelly Jennings, each playing a tambura, and Aran Adams on tablas.

Here's what Michael had to say about this raga:  "i dedicate my offering to Shamsudin Faridi Desai, a music family friend from Dehli who passed on 8/16 - one of the last living masters of the Binkar in the tradition of Mian Bande Ali Khan - the great Binkar of the Kirana tradition.  He and sarangi virtuoso and Khalifa of the Kirana Gharana, Ustad Hafizullah Khan were inspiriations and their classical music will never be duplicated - as Terry Riley said of Faridi, a Ghandarva!

To listen, enjoy, and paint the inside of your mind with peace and the walls of your home with a deep resonant ommmmmmmmmmmm, click on this : http://www.soundmaps.net/pandit_pran_nath.html

have a nice trip.

A new song for your show

 http://www.boyjah.net/music/LoveMe2.mp3

Archived shows?

I loved the show today and read about the history of the show and about Richard.  Are there any archived Richard Francis shows?  I feel bereft i am so late to this party!

 

Ben

Thank you!

Tuned in on my way home from work. I don't usually get to listen but tonight I did and I'm sooooooo glad I found this show! I love gamelan. Love love it. Thank you!!!!

 

 

Experimental music show

Hello, I am a portland experimental music artist and would like to know how to get my music on Kboo. Thanks

-Electriqu Quid

Program submission forms are

Program submission forms are available at the station, 20 SE 8th Ave. You can also call Program Director Chris Merrick at (503) 231-8032. This is assuming you've already gone through volunteer orientation and FCC training....

music submissions

Is this the official KBOO music submission
"protocol"?
-OR-

Can I send a cd with some music on it ?

 

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