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Thought Radio Playlist for January 24, 2015; Dedicated to Edgar Froese.

Thought Radio Playlist for January 24, 2015.

http://soundscapes.us/thoughtradio/playlists/2015/150124.html

http://billfox.blogspot.com/2015/01/thought-radio-playlist-for-january-24.html



RECAP:

It is a sad day for electronic music. EDGAR Froese/OFFICIAL of Tangerine Dream - Band died on Tuesday, January…

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Added by Bill Fox on January 24, 2015 at 3:25pm — No Comments

podcast of this week's Blind Flight

The Blind Flight for January 23, 2015

Music From The Borders Edge - A Touch of Berlin Vol. 1

Infinite Improbabilities (Sequential Dreams, Quantum Earth)

Astral Gates (Sequential Dreams, feat. Johan Tronestam)

Ion Storm on Jupiter Station (Kuutana, Undiscovered Shores)

http://bordersedge.bandcamp.com

The Gateless Gate - Germania - Die Sprache der Pflanzen (Plant Language)

The GatelessGate - NearNorth -…

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Added by Scott Lawlor on January 24, 2015 at 12:55pm — No Comments

TODAY: Relaxing with Machinery on At Water's Edge

Music from Relaxed Machinery this week on At Water's Edge. We get a sneak preview of a new album from Broken Harbour (Blake Gibson and Robert Davies) called "Quiraing". It's scheduled for release on 25 January, so if you tune in to At Water's Edge, you'll get to hear it early!

We also hear Frore's brand new release "Cyclic Movement", which had its official on the 23rd (only the day before this edition of At Water's Edge).

We'll be hearing some excellent recent tracks from Steve…

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Added by Rebekkah Hilgraves on January 24, 2015 at 12:49pm — No Comments

My review of "Broadcast" CD by Spuntic

Databloem's Dennis Knopper is always very good in bringing into the map some new unknown names and Spuntic is certainly no exception in these adventurous explorations. Mehdi Saleh aka IX, the driving force behind Spuntic, is an Iranian soundscaper, based in Tehran, who belongs to the leading forces of the growing…

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Added by Richard Gürtler on January 24, 2015 at 12:38pm — No Comments

A Sad Day For The Electronic Music Community

It's a sad day for the Electronic Music Community. Edgar Froese, founder of Tangerine Dream, has passed away, at age 70.  TD is and was among the most major influences in my own electronic music career. Rest in peace, Edgar.

http://consequenceofsound.net/2015/01/r-i-p-edgar-froese-tangerine-dream-founder-dead-at-70/

Added by Hollan Holmes on January 24, 2015 at 8:16am — No Comments

Listen to Thought Radio - In Memory of Edgar Froese

THOUGHT RADIO ON WMUH

http://soundscapes.us/thoughtradio

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Thought Radio, the Saturday edition of The AM/FM Show, is on at 6 am EST/GMT-5.



It is a very sad day for electronic music.  Edgar Froese of Tangerine Dream died.  This entire episode of Thought Radio will be dedicated to Edgar's memory.  It will be an all Tangerine Dream, all vinyl…

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Added by Bill Fox on January 23, 2015 at 11:37pm — No Comments

The enhancing quality of sounds

When i guide people to recall past life memories i use my tonality and intensity of my voice to direct their awareness. The verbal guidance must contain direct suggestions as well as the more subtle directions. But most of all it is the quality of my voice that do the job. The mind of the traveller is constantly oscillating between the logic and meaningfull aspects of mind and the non verbal sensations of feelings and physical sensations. similarly, when i listen to ambient soundscapes,certain… Continue

Added by lars christensen on January 23, 2015 at 3:46pm — 4 Comments

R.I.P. Edgar Froese of Tangerine Dream

Just announced today on Facebook by Edgar Froese's son Jerome....see below. Edgar's guitar work with TD was a massive influence on so much of what I do as a musician. I feel like I just got punched in the stomach. R.I.P. :(

"Dear friends & colleagues, the Captain has left the ship ... I'm very sorry to inform you that my father Edgar Froese passed away on Tuesday afternoon (20th of January) in Vienna. And as you already know: Life plays no encores. Rest in…

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Added by Har on January 23, 2015 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Ello Update

Paul Budnitz has just posted another update on Ello.  And this explains in a nutshell why I'm thinking moving to Ello might be the right move for us.  I've been talking to them about how to keep a smaller community integrated within the massive community Ello is becoming - and that's on their future development list. 

Media embeds work beautifully - no messing with code -  just post the link. That's it.  Magic. Bandcamp is still under development.  In fact - a song of mine  was in the…

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Added by John K-N on January 23, 2015 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

some recent tracks

Hi. I'm not sure if I posted any of these, it's been a nutty last couple of weeks. Here are some new tracks that I've written in the last week or so.

http://soundcloud.com/sklawlor/interlude-in-progress-the

This first one is the middle section of a 23 minute track I'm calling interlude.

The other three are from an album I'm calling reluctant dawn. Thank you for listening and for commenting.…

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Added by Scott Lawlor on January 23, 2015 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

2014, the final review on tonight's Blind Flight

Hello.

On this, the final program of the review of 2014 in ambient music, I will be playing tracks from a number of various artists compilations that were released last year.

I'll be playing tracks by Ascendant, Kinematik VKE, Rune Martinsen, Ron Shayler, Peter Davidson, Peter DiPhillips, Fabio Keiner, Cloudwalk, Meho, Playman54, Ian Craig, Darage Bang, Breaking Light, Ambientsketchbook, Silent Frill, Tuonela, Their Teeth To Points, remst8, rylo3, Ivan Black, Thought Experiment…

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Added by Scott Lawlor on January 23, 2015 at 8:19am — No Comments

Galactic Travels Playlist #929 for January 22, 2015.

Galactic Travels Playlist #929 for January 22, 2015.

http://soundscapes.us/gt/playlists/2015/150122.html

http://billfox.blogspot.com/2015/01/galactic-travels-playlist-929-for.html



RECAP:

On this show, I continued the month-long focus on Neuronium. The Featured CD at Midnight was disk one from "Nocny Lot" on Neuronium…

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Added by Bill Fox on January 23, 2015 at 7:47am — No Comments

Gentle Destruction

One of a series of experimental works i have been working on, i hope you like it 

IvanB

https://soundcloud.com/ivan-black/gentle-destruction-free

Added by Ivan Black on January 23, 2015 at 4:20am — No Comments

Listen to Galactic Travels

GALACTIC TRAVELS ON WDIY

http://galactictravels.info

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Tonight at 11 pm EST/GMT-5 on Galactic Travels, I'll continue the month-long Special Focus on Neuronium.  The Featured CD at Midnight will be disk one from "Nocny Lot" on Neuronium Records.  The Special Focus page is at…

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Added by Bill Fox on January 22, 2015 at 8:55pm — No Comments

Latest ambient piece for review . . .

Just finished today:

http://eer-music.com/2015music/DaybreakOnTheSeaOfGalileeFINAL.mp3

Comments? Critiques?

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another random photo:…

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Added by John W Patterson on January 22, 2015 at 3:46pm — No Comments

VST software synth quandry -- HELP!

I downloaded lots of free VSTs that I believe are VSTi or ambient instruments for pads, textures and such. I did not download any effects like chorus or reverb.

So far, my Cubase LE4 does indeed recognize them as valid and active plug-ins. But they appear nowhere when I try loading instrument tracks vs audio in tracks.

 

I haven't hooked up my microKorg or Akai Miniak as MIDI controllers yet since my midi cable to usb…

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Added by John W Patterson on January 22, 2015 at 3:39pm — 9 Comments

Karl Fousek & Arbee - Abricotes

Karl and I did a track for the latest Somehow Commissioned Compilation fro mthe label PHINERY.

You can check out the full compilation here:

https://phinery.bandcamp.com/album/somehow-commissioned-2-texture…

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Added by Mathieu Lamontagne on January 22, 2015 at 3:10pm — No Comments

Guitarists: How Do Your Record?

I'm going to begin attempting to incorporate some guitar sounds into my recordings and am curious how those of you who use guitars go about it.  Do you record using a mic and amp or do you go directly to a DAW?

I don't have an amp yet and from what I'm reading it sounds like I will need to invest in an audio interface to get the sound into my computer properly.  I know I can run a cable from my guitar to the microphone jack on my computer, and then I've got Native Instruments Guitar…

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Added by Mark Cotton on January 22, 2015 at 1:59pm — 7 Comments

The Return Of The Moog Modular

http://www.moogmusic.com/news/return-moog-modular

MOOG RECOMMENCES MANUFACTURING LARGE FORMAT MODULAR SYNTHESIZERS

"January 19, 2014 Asheville, NC:  50 years ago the Moog modular synthesizer represented as radical a transition as…

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Added by Fellirium on January 22, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Recent Spins

What's been playing lately?

Update: 1/22/15

Live: Chicago Symphony. Elgar: In the South (Alessio). Tone poem with a lovely viola melody in one section. Written on an Italian vacation, reportedly the composer's "sunniest work. Beethoven: "Emperor" Concerto. His more raucous and fun Fifth, though no less serious than anything else he composed. A lifetime favorite for these ears. Rachmaninoff: Symphonic…

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Added by eyes cast down on January 22, 2015 at 10:15am — 17 Comments

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