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THOUGHT RADIO ON WMUHhttp://soundscapes.us/thoughtradioPlease SHARE so that more people can listen to and support the artists.Thought Radio, the Saturday edition of The AM/FM Show, is on at 6 am…See More
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GALACTIC TRAVELS ON WDIYhttp://galactictravels.infoPlease SHARE so that more people can listen to and support the artists.Tonight at 11 pm EDT/GMT-4 on Galactic Travels, I'll begin a month-long Special Focus…See More
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My review of "Blood Moon" CD by Frore & Shane Morris

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Listen to Thought Radio

Posted by Bill Fox on July 4, 2015 at 3:06am 0 Comments

THOUGHT RADIO ON WMUH
http://soundscapes.us/thoughtradio
Please SHARE so that more people can listen to and support the artists.

Thought Radio, the Saturday edition of The AM/FM Show, is on at 6 am EDT/GMT-4.  In Phase One, I will continue the special on Sequences Electronic Music Magazine's sampler CDs.  Phase Two will be a tribute to Chris Squire.

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 to WMUH 91.7 FM Allentown, PA or on the internet at http://muhlenberg.edu/wmuh/stream.html

Listen to Galactic Travels

Posted by Bill Fox on July 2, 2015 at 12:21pm 0 Comments

GALACTIC TRAVELS ON WDIY
http://galactictravels.info
Please SHARE so that more people can listen to and support the artists.

Tonight at 11 pm EDT/GMT-4 on Galactic Travels, I'll begin a month-long Special Focus on Modulator ESP.  The Featured CD at Midnight will be "Event Horizon."  The Special Focus page is at http://soundscapes.us/gt/playlists/2015/focus.html#jul

Galactic Travels is an electronic, ambient, and space music show that airs each Thursday at 11:04 pm on WDIY 88.1 FM, Allentown and Bethlehem, 93.9 FM in Easton and Phillipsburg, 93.7 FM in Fogelsville and Trexlertown, and on the internet at http://wdiy.org.

To ensure the continuation of Galactic Travels, become a WDIY member now!
http://ow.ly/pJhCf

Thought Radio Playlist for June 27, 2015.

Posted by Bill Fox on June 28, 2015 at 6:14am 0 Comments

Thought Radio Playlist for June 27, 2015.
http://soundscapes.us/thoughtradio/playlists/2015/150627.html
http://billfox.blogspot.com/2015/06/thought-radio-playlist-for-june-27-2015.html

RECAP:
In Phase 1, the special on Sequences electronic music magazine continued. I played new music from Ombient and Chuck van Zyl and from the Asheville electro-music 2015 Sampler.

Listen to Thought Radio

Posted by Bill Fox on June 26, 2015 at 9:46pm 0 Comments

THOUGHT RADIO ON WMUH
http://soundscapes.us/thoughtradio
Please SHARE so that more people can listen to and support the artists.

Thought Radio, the Saturday edition of The AM/FM Show, is on at 6 am EDT/GMT-4.  In Phase One, I will continue the special on Sequences Electronic Music Magazine's sampler CDs.

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 to WMUH 91.7 FM Allentown, PA or on the internet at http://muhlenberg.edu/wmuh/stream.html

Galactic Travels Playlist #951 for June 25, 2015.

Posted by Bill Fox on June 26, 2015 at 11:36am 0 Comments

Galactic Travels Playlist #951 for June 25, 2015.
http://soundscapes.us/gt/playlists/2015/150625.html
http://billfox.blogspot.com/2015/06/galactic-travels-playlist-951-for-june.html

RECAP:
On this show, I concluded the month-long focus on Spyra. The Featured CD at Midnight was "No Beats For 1 Hour" on the Ricochet Dream label. I also played new music by Bertrand Loreau and by Ashaneen.

Listen to Galactic Travels

Posted by Bill Fox on June 25, 2015 at 1:53pm 0 Comments

GALACTIC TRAVELS ON WDIY
http://galactictravels.info
Please SHARE so that more people can listen to and support the artists.

Tonight at 11 pm EDT/GMT-4 on Galactic Travels, I'll conclude the month-long Special Focus on Spyra.  The Featured CD at Midnight will be "No Beats for 1 Hour" on the Ricochet Dream label.  The Special Focus page is at http://soundscapes.us/gt/playlists/2015/focus.html#jun

Galactic Travels is an electronic, ambient, and space music show that airs each Thursday at 11:04 pm on WDIY 88.1 FM, Allentown and Bethlehem, 93.9 FM in Easton and Phillipsburg, 93.7 FM in Fogelsville and Trexlertown, and on the internet at http://wdiy.org.

To ensure the continuation of Galactic Travels, become a WDIY member now!
http://ow.ly/pJhCf

FoxNet News Service

Posted by Bill Fox on June 25, 2015 at 4:59am 0 Comments

FoxNet News Service is published weekly with my musical activities.
http://billfox.blogspot.com

My review of "Blood Moon" CD by Frore & Shane Morris

Posted by Richard Gürtler on June 23, 2015 at 12:52pm 0 Comments

Shane Morris is already known for his numerous collaborative projects, among them his co-work with Mystified on "Inspired Evolution" trilogy is the most famous (released on Spotted Peccary during 2012-2014), while Paul Casper, the sole creator behind praised Frore project, celebrates here his debut in a cooperative effort. "Blood Moon" CD was released at April 3rd, 2015 on Spotted Peccary, just in time before the total lunar eclipse. The album is packaged, as usual for this sympathetic Californian label, in a catchy 4-panel disc eco wallet designed by label's visual masters, Daniel Pipitone and Jourdan Laik, who is also credited for the original photography. Mastering is handled by Ben Cox of Lotuspike clan.



Equipped with wide range of electronics and acoustic instruments such as didgeridoo, duduk, various flutes, udu, frame drum, shakers..., Frore & Shane Morris fire up their journey with 13-minute "Lichen Patterns". Massively unfolding tides of drones are enigmatically merged with mesmerizingly circling Dreamtime artifacts, while subterranean organics and distant tribal beats gradually permeate and capture the front stage with its sharpened intensity. Masterful mix of primordial instrumentation with electronic enhancements spectacularly cascades and climaxes. Bravo, gentlemen, this is a truly mind-bending introduction!!! And don't forget to put your headphones on, a true sonic revelation awaits!!! "Ritual Sequence", clocking to 10-minute mark, safely keeps on exploring ancient terrains, again lushly flavored with powerfully shamanic percussive textures, which are precisely merged with sweeping atmospheric blankets. Some recognizable, yet ethereally embracing signatures sneak atop here and there, although the spectacle is also entered and highlighted by hauntingly…

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I need to vent - and explain...

Posted by John K-N on June 22, 2015 at 7:30am 15 Comments

I don't like to do this, but it's eating me up inside.  I'm an artist, too - just like everyone here.  Yeah - I can be touchy... I have anxiety issues.  Why do I put myself out here like this?  Because I love the community and bringing people together.  

I've spent the weekend having yet another round of discussions with someone that "I only post about rM artists" - which wasn't true then and isn't true now.  I do, however, post and curate and feature people that engage and have conversations on something other than their new release or radio show.   If the only thing someone posts is a new release - and they never comment on other people's posts?  I never really featured them here.  There are people that only post their playlists or their new releases and NOTHING ELSE - why would I really feature them heavily - when there are lovely people around that post all the time about topics that aren't their own thing?  

( sidentoe:  Now, I'm also taking that person's comments to heart... I really do want to feature more artists and more labels on Ello Ambient outside of the norm here on the Ning - and I'm going to go out of my way to do that.  Maybe - just maybe - if I start including them more - they'll get more excited and start engaging and having conversations. We'll see! )

If you ran a community... would you put the new release from someone that is a true member and cares about other people and has conversations at the top of the page?  Or the person that only posts their new release with no explanation except "here it is!" and then disappears until the next release.  (answer yourself honestly now...)

I've also been accused of abandoning the people with this move to Ello, being a cold software developer, and only caring about the number of people signing up on ello right now.  

Ok - I get that.  I can see how that happened, this particular person hasn't been around all that long - hasn't seen the history of posts here.  Hasn't…

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