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THOUGHT RADIO ON WMUH
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Thought Radio, the Saturday edition of The AM/FM Show, is on at 6 am EST/GMT-5. In Phase One, I will continue the special on Sequences Electronic Music Magazine's sampler CDs. In Phase 3, the Artist of the Month is California Guitar Trio.
The show features electronic, ambient, and spacemusic at the beginning, an eclectic mix of genres in the middle, and winds up with Progressive Rock.
Tune in at 91.7 FM or on the internet at http://muhlenberg.edu/wmuh/stream.html
In honor of this Winter Solstice weekend ONLY...selected albums and double-albums are either pay-what-you-want (aka free) or half price!
Happy Solstice! The turning point, the return to longer days...and Spring!
'A Sense of Space & Time' the new 'Outer Spheres' album OUT NOW!
Get your copy here:A Sense of Space & Time
On part 2 of showcasing ambient music inspired by the Winter season, I'll be featuring tracks by such artists as EugeneKha, The Gateless Gate, [owt kri], rapoon, Robert Scott Thompson, Motionfield, Mystified, Ian Haygreen, Dave Dorgan, netherworld, Meg Bowles, Lucette Bourdin, Deep Chill Network and an excerpt of a new long form ambient album yet to be released by your host.
Remember that the program is now on at a new time, starting at 9 PM central and going until midnight so I hope you'll be able to tune in and chill out on www.stillstream.com/
Thanks for listening.
I am happy to announce that my new album, Mid Winter, is now released on Bandcamp.
This is a more eclectic album, with styles ranging from space music to new age instrumentals, with even some beats.
At first I was going to release this as a three track EP, featuring live music I performed last year at Barjon's Books in Billings, Montana. But I was able to gather three more tracks to master and include in the album, including a holiday track I recorded last year, and a piano solo I recorded back in 2008.
Thanks everyone! And Enjoy!
Thursday, December 18, 2014
This closely follows the release of Bandcamp artist subscriptions. These features show Bandcamp’s commitment to making digital music sales simple and transparent.
Bandcamp for Labels lets labels track stats on all of their artists, including user streaming stats and sales stats. Labels can also use the service to handle merch orders for all of their artists. There are sales reports for all artists and sales reports for individual artists.
Payments for releases on artist Bandcamp pages can now either go directly to the artist or to label accounts. Every artist signed to a label with a label account will be upgraded to Bandcamp Pro.
The service costs $20 a month for a max of 15 artists. Labels with more than 15 artists can get an unlimited account for $50 a month.
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Galactic Travels Playlist #924 for December 18, 2014.
On this show, I continued the month-long focus on ['ramp]. The Featured CD at Midnight was "return" on doombient Records. I also played new music by Polaris, Gentoo, HeartH, and Vic Hennegan.
New album is finally here!
Listen & download:
'Harvest' is my vision of autumn. With this music I tried to express my vision of this season, its colors, scent, symbolism. It's all about simple life without traces of civilization, about seasons change, about man in the power of nature. It's something you can not understand and describe, but can only feel.
1. Harvest (11:07)
2. Late October (5:44)
3. Autumn Sky (6:13)
4. Distant Houses (8:17)
5. Rainfall (5:29)
6. Simple Life (8:16)
Total length: 45:06
Music and artwork by Andrey Vasilyev
[ Software effects and synthesizers, Guitars (Electric, acoustic, semi-acoustic), EBow, Digital Piano, Accordion, Ocarina, Maracas, Jaw Harp, Harmonica, Bells, Voice, field recordings ]
Recorded in October - December 2014.
I am honored to once again have an album on the new Earthmantra label.
Here are the notes about the recording and the download link.
Scott Lawlor returns to earthMANTRA with his third release, a gorgeous space odyssey entitled "Daedalus".
The following description grew out of a conversation Scott and I had regarding the piece, which i think is stunningly beautiful and evocative.
Back in the mid 70’s the British Interplanetary Society did a study to design a plausible, unmanned interstellar spacecraft. The idea was that they had to use existing or near-future technologies (no flights of fancy, no Star Trek) to build what would ostensibly be a deep-space probe, but the probe had to be able to reach its destination within a human lifetime. The target of the probe would be Barnard’s Star in the constellation Ophiuchus. Barnard’s Star is only 6 light-years away, and the ship was supposed to make the journey in 50 Earth years. Obviously, the ship never really got built. How can you build something that uses near-future technologies in its fabrication?
But what if it had been? And what if it had been sent on its voyage? What kind of images would it have sent back? That’s what I’m “seeing” when I listen to this piece of music: the soundtrack to that probe’s voyage through the interstellar void between here and there.
The study was called “Project Daedalus”.
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