Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Ahead of the Pack

This week we loosely focused on "avant-garde" music of the 20th century. Music that contained Various techniques were featured: chance, serialism, minimalism, etc. We also organized a concert of two works: "Four" by Mehrdad Yazdani and John Cage's classic silent piece. "Four" was a premier performance and more details about the piece and performance to be posted later.
The tracklist:
1. "Ur Sonata" - Kurt Schwitters
2. "Chess Pieces/Sonatas and Interludes" - John Cage
3. "Four" - Mehrdad Yazdani
4. "4'33"" - John Cage
5. "Apparitions: II. Agitato" - Gyorgy Ligeti
6. "San Francisco Polyphony" - Gyorgy Ligeti
7. "Phase Patterns" - Steve Reich
8. "Electronische Musik" - Karlheinz Stockhausen

Tuesday, January 22, 2008


This weeks show was a glance at the previous year. We played a few tracks from some of the records that we enjoyed listening. Obviously this list in incomplete and we aplogize for missing the obvious (and not so obvious) recordings of the past year.
1. "Let's Go" - Pharoahe Monch
2. "No More Air" - Carlos Giffoni
3. "Precious Metal" - Marnie Stern
4. "Gore" - Black Dice
5. "Houseclouds" - Liars
6. "Black Branches" - Raccoo-Oo-Oon
7. "Aware" - Fennesz/Sakamoto
8. "Race: In" - Battles
9. "No Pussy Blues" - Grinderman
10."Take Pills" - Panda Bear
11."Xaxapoya" - Von Spar
12."Bamboo Banga" - M.I.A
13."Rafflesia" - Boris w/Michio Kurihara
14."She Dies" - A Place To Bury Strangers
15."If Light Has No Age, Time Has No Shadow" - Original Silence
16."Same Old Drag" - Apples in Stereo
17."What the Driven Drink" - The Oh Sees