Yet Another Green Globe?

Almost two hours of Krautrock, Kosmische synth excursions, prog-rock, new age tinklings, and a stretch of Brit-folk. In order of appearance:

The Residents “Infant Tango” (Meet the Residents)
Renaldo & The Loaf “Asper Dorsalis” (Gurdy Hurding)
Coil “I Don’t Get It” (The Ape of Naples)
Daevid Allen “Euterpe Gratitude Piece” (Good Morning)
Brian Lavelle “Canaan Lane” (Canaan Lane)
Kitaro “Milky Way” (Tenku)
Suzanne Doucet & Christian Buehner “Shivas Dance” (The Microcosm: Visionary Music of Continental Europe, 1970-1986)
Peter Michael Hamel “Fire of Holy Eyes” (Hamel)
Causa Sui “Eternal Flow” (Euporie Tide)
Rolf Trostel “Two Faces” (Two Faces)
Space Art “Folkstone Hovercraft” (Play Back)
K. Leimer “The Cockpit (Extended)” (Land of Look Behind)
Holger Czukay “Der Osten Ist Rot” (Der Osten Ist Rot)
Shirley and Dolly Collins “Beggar’s Opera Medley” (For as Many as Will)
King Crimson “The King Crimson Barber Shop + Larks’ Tongues in Aspic, Part III” (Three of a Perfect Pair)

I’ve Got a Broken Face… Uh-huh

It started with the rhetorical question, “Hmm, can I play about 40 minutes of Hawkwind on the radio today?” And it went from there. In order of appearance:

Hawkwind “You Shouldn’t Do That”
Hawkwind “Time We Left This World Today”
Hawkwind “D-Rider”
Hawkwind “Magnu”
Colin Andrew Sheffield and James Eck Rippie “Essential Anatomies 4”
Ulver “Riverhead”
Grouper “Headache”
Tears Run Rings “Destroyer”
Andrew Chalk “Spiritual Lanterns”
Slowdive “Star Roving”
Dungen “Kalifen”
J.D. Emmanuel “March of the Colossus”
Zanov “Zephyr”
Gong “A Sprinkling Of Clouds”
Cavern Of Anti-Matter “Acid Death Picnic”
Beak “Backwell”

Grim, Dark, and Cold and So On

Revisiting some of my favorite experimental/ambient/noise-ish releases of the past twelve months. In order of appearance:

Robert Rich “Corvid Collections” (What We Left Behind)
David Newlyn “Chemical” (Linen)
Olivia Block “Dissolution B” (Dissolution)
Wanda Group “The Storm Car Vat” (Ornate Circular)
Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith and Suzanne Ciani “Closed Circuit” (FRKWYS Vol. 13: Sunergy)
Stephen O’Malley “Side A” (Dread Live)
Masami Akita and Eiko Ishibashi “Junglegym” (Kouen Kyoudai)
Lustmord “Subspace” (Dark Matter)
Thomas Koner “Tiento de la Luz 3” (Tiento de la Luz)
Mika Vainio “I could be an old man in front of a service station” (Mannerlaatta)
Nurse With Wound “Astrophytum 7” (Astrophytum)
Svarte Greiner “The Marble” (Moss Garden)
Vril Jäger “Maw Of Kalki” (Vril Jäger)
Teleplasmiste “Radioclast” (Frequency Is The New Ecstasy)

Waves Overhead

Soundscapes dreamy and dark, rougher bits with the smoother stretches, looking up to the waves rolling over your head, and underneath the frozen earth crawls by. In order of appearance:

Marielle V Jakobsons “Undone”
Aidan Baker / N / Dirk Serries “Ritual III”
Urfaust “Meditatum I”
Johann Johannsson “Non-Zero-Sum Game”
Buddha on the Moon “Clockwork Hearts”
Moss Covered Technology “Homeward Shine”
Lustmord “Black Static (Excerpt)”
Continuum “The Continuum Recyclings IV (Excerpt)”
Delia Derbyshire and Elsa Stansfield “Circle of Light, Pt. 2 (Excerpt)”
Bethan Kellough “Canopy”
Aethenor “Anais”
Roy Montgomery “Another David Lynch thanks, no ice”
Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith and Suzanne Ciani “Closed Circuit (Edit)”
Sabled Sun “Project Locus Arcadia”
Jonathan Fitoussi and Clemens Hourriere “Moonish Landscapes”
Kemper Norton “Agnes and Louisa”
Conrad Schnitzler “Oct-80”
Coil “Pre-Original Chaostrophy”
Loscil “Deceiver”
Dreamboat “Aftershock Face To Face”