Life Just Bounces don't you get worried at all. (A weblog of music and otrogenerica)

Sunday, 13 January 2013

Meet the Beatless from September 28, 2012

James Blackshaw - The Cloud of Unknowing
Julianna Barwick - Flown
Brian McBride - Supposed Essay On The Piano (B Major Piano Adagietto)
johnny_ripper - House
VGA Host - Hatch
Pauline Oliveros - Horse Sings from Cloud
Anthony Braxton - Dedicated to Ann and Peter Allen
Julius Eastman - Evil Nigger
Kaki King - Frame
Arvo Pärt - Cantus In Memoriam Benjamin Britten
Carl Stone - Banteay Srey
Aerial M - Always Farewell

Track 1 from The Cloud of Unknowing (Tompkins Square, 2012)
Track 2 from The Magic Place (Asthmatic Kitty, 2011)
Track 3 from The Effective Disconnect (Kranky, 2010)
Track 4 from soundtrack for a film that doesn't exist (s/r, 2011)
Track 5 from Copper Lemon Zinc (direct download; ilkae, 2005). RIP Walter Carpenter. You are missed.
Track 6 from Accordion and Voice (Important, 2007)
Track 7 from For Alto (Delmark, 1970)
Track 8 from Unjust Malaise (New World, 2005). Read more of Eastman's extraordinary story on fellow composer Mary Jane Leach's website and in Kyle Gann's liner notes to this near-exhaustive compilation.
Track 9 from Legs to Make Us Longer (Red Ink, 2004)
Track 10 from Tabula Rasa (EMI, 1998). Played by the Bournemouth Sinfonietta.
Track 11 from Mom's (New Albion, 1992). Also seek out the album, if only to read this great piece on the title track and to marvel at the fact that it was made in 1992.
Track 12 from As Performed by... (Domino, 1997)

Saturday, 12 January 2013

The Chicken Man Returns from September 21, 2012

Do Make Say Think - When Day Chokes the Night
Frearson Howe - You Will Be Mine, Mr Frankenstein
Fake Limbs - Balding But Angry
Full Toilet - Keys, Wallet, Phone, Gun
Sax Ruins - Zurna Taksim
Men's Recovery Project - E-Mail Is A Men's Room
Georgia Fife & Drum Band - Why Sorrow Done Passed Me Around
Madison County Senior Center Singers - Wasn't That A Mystery
Glen Francis - All My Days Are Numbered
Warcloud - Ghost Pirates (Old Los Angeles) feat. Skarekrow
Blockhead - Tools of the Industry
Screaming Females - It All Means Nothing
Petra Haden - Cuckoo Clock
Mika Vainio - Magnetosense
Bruce Springsteen - Atlantic City
A Silver Mt Zion - For Wanda

Track 1 from Goodbye Enemy Airship The Landlord Is Dead (Constellation, 2000)
Track 2 from Bad Brain Call. lyrics by Annabel Frearson, from the work of Mary Shelley; music by Joe Howe; vocals by Julia Scott
Track 3 from Man Feelings (2012)
Track 4 from Full Toilet (Sub Pop, 2011)
Track 5 from Yawiquo (Ipecac, 2009)
Track 6 from The Golden Triumph of Naked Hostility (Vermiform, 1998)
Tracks 7 and 8 from Fire in My Bones (Tompkins Square, 2009)
Track 9 from Jamaican gospel compilation Noah Found Grace (Social Music Records, 2010)
Track 10 from Nightmares That Surface from Shallow Sleep (Skarekrow Music, 2002)
Track 11 from Interludes After Midnight (Ninja Tune, 2012)
Track 12 from Ugly (Don Giovanni, 2012)
Track 13 from Imaginaryland (WIN, 1999)
Track 14 from Fe₃O₄ - Magnetite (Touch, 2012)
Track 15 from Nebraska (Columbia, 1982)
Track 16 from the album He Has Left Us Alone but Shafts of Light Sometimes Grace the Corner of Our Rooms... (Constellation, 2000)