Martian Gardens Episode 908

Martian Gardens Episode 908
Edited at Max’s home studio,
Amherst, Massachusetts
November 16, 2017
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Martian Gardens returns to Taint Radio, Monday, November 13, 11:00 p.m. EST, as a weekly 3-hour program.

Hour 1

Paul Dutton: *
a. Else (0:59)
b. Two Out of Three (6:28)
c. Not to But for (0:55)

Ambiances Magnétiques/2005
voice, vocalizations, texts: Paul Dutton; recorded at The Roundhouse, Toronto; total selections time: 8:31
* Included on version only

Joan La Barbara: As lighting comes, in flashes (excerpt)
The Early Immersive Music
Mode Records/2017 (orig. Wizard LP/1983)
(for seven voices and electronics on 8 tracks of tape, and dance theater); voices:  Joan La Barbara, Sharon Krofina, Elizabeth Lindenfeld, Guillermo Gomez-Pena, Annebarbe Kau, Kim MacInnes, Guy Ornduno; Dancers: Maria Talamantes, Susanna Steg, Anne Sotelo, Sarah Bergman (Ms. La Barbara performs all vocal parts on studio version); electronics: Hal Dalby, John Faverman, Rand Steiger, George “Skip” Brunner, Steve Bilow; premiered at the Contemporary Music Festival ’81, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California, February 28, 1981; new Surround Sound version remixed at Harverstwork Studios, New York City, 2015 — 2017 for Mode Records release; composition year: 1981; excerpt time: 9:57

Annea Lockwood: Tiger Balm
Tiger Balm/Amazonia Dreaming/Immersion
Black Truffle Records/2017
feline and human respirations and vocalizations, heartbeat, gongs, slowed down jaw harp, environmental sounds; recorded at Tangent Studio, London, and The Electronic Music Studio, Goldsmith College, 1970; time: 19:17

Joseph Vogel: Cat purring by an open window, Variation 1
60 x 60 2004 — 2005 (various artists)
Vox Novus/2006
digital processing: Joseph Vogel; cat recorded at the composer’s apartment, St. Paul, Minnesota; time: 1:00

Ingram Marshall: Cortez
Ikon and Other Early Works
New World Records/2000
tape music: Ingram Marshall; text, voice: Don McCaig; composition years: 1972-1973; time: 8:29

Paul Rudy: Degrees of Separation, “Grandchild of Tree”
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 33 (various artists)
Toys in the Attic: Electroacoustic Music from the UMKC iMPACT Center  
Centaur Records/2002
(for amplified cactus, digital effects, tape); cactus: Nathan David; recording engineer: Paul Rudy; recorded at the University of Missouri Kansas City; composition year: 1999; time: 10:01

Hour 2

Thomas DeLio: Against the Silence…
a. First Movement (8:09)
b. Second Movement (11:57)

20th Century American Music (Fuller/DeLio)
3D Classics (Nuema Records)/1996
(for percussion and computer-generated tape); The University of New Mexico Percussion Ensemble, director: Christopher Shultis; composition years: 1984-1985; total time: 20:06

Mary Jeanne van Appledorn: Freedom of Youth
Society of Composers, Inc. — Songfest (various artists)
Capstone Records/1994
reader: Lori Berg; digital synthesizer: Mary Jeanne van Appledorn; text: Elizabeth Akers Allen; commissioned for the Freedom of Youth statue installation, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, 1986; time: 11:00

Artemiy Artemiev: An Evening in the Country
Electroacoustic Music Volume 1 — Russia (various artists)*
Electroshock Records/1997
synthesizers: Artemiy Artemiev; recorded in Moscow, composition year: 1990; time: 5:52
*also included on Artemiev’s “Forgotten Themes,” 2000

Brian Eno: Unfamiliar Wind (Leeks Hills)
Ambient 4 — On Land
Editions EG/1986 (orig. LP/1982)
synthesizers: Brian Eno; recorded and mastered in New York City, 1978-1982 (frogs recorded in Choloma, Honduras, by Felipe Orrego); time: 5:21

Laurie Spiegel: Passage
Unseen Worlds
Scarlet Records/1991
computer programming, digital synthesis, sequencers, Music Mouse: Laurie Spiegel; composition year: 1987; time: 10:00(abridged)

— FIN —

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