These are the tracks we played:
For those of you on Spotify most of these tracks are in this playlist : All Ears 007 Playlist.
Pauline Oliveros – Tom Beesley
Born in the U.S. in 1932, Oliveros is a key figure in the development of post-war experimental and electronic music. Most famous for initiating the concept of ‘deep listening’ – an idea perfectly at home at All Ears.
20:00 Fragments – Pauline Oliveros
20:07 Thirteen Changes: No. 5, A Sip of Midnight Well Water – Pauline Oliveros, Silvia Tarozzi
20:10 Suiren – Pauline Oliveros
20:18 Deep Hockets – Stuart Dempster, Pauline Oliveros, David Gamper, Deep Listening Band
20:22 Sound Patterns – Pauline Oliveros, Vocal Constructivists, Jane Alden
20:25 Crossing the Sands – Pauline Oliveros
Freezing Hot – Robert Gibson
The Freezing Hot half hour concentrates on (mainly) jazz from northern climes. A combination of Scandinavian cool, Swiss precision and British-based intrigue.
20:30 Elevation of Love – Esbjorn Svensson Trio
20:36 Love Is Real – Viktoria Tolstoy
20:41 Modul 48 – Nik Bartsch’s Ronin
20:48 Maybe It’s You – Sonic Stories
20:53 Blessed Feet – Tord Gustavsen Trio
20:57 If Ships Were Made To Sail – Scott Walker
David Sylvian – Simon East
David Sylvian came to prominence in the late 70s as the lead vocalist and songwriter in the group Japan. For a while their record company promoted Sylvian as “the most beautiful man in pop.” Japan broke up in 1982, since when Sylvian has produced many recordings, collaborating with a large number of different musicians including Robert Fripp, members of CAN and Ryuichi Sakamoto. Born David Batt, as a fan of the New York Dolls, he adopted his stage name from Sylvain Sylvain.
21:00 …Rhodesia – Japan
21:04 Forbidden Colours – Ryuichi Sakamoto, David Sylvian
21:08 Sons Of Pioneers (Live) – Japan
21:13 Red Guitar – David Sylvian
21:18 Buoy – Mick Karn
21:21 Taking the Veil – David Sylvian
21:25 Blackwater – Rain Tree Crow
Super Fly – Tom Beesley
Written and produced by Curtis Mayfield, Super Fly was the soundtrack to the Blaxploitation film of the same title from 1972. Widely regarded as a classic of 70s funk and soul, Super Fly dealt with themes of drug use and deprivation with a social awareness – and made a great deal more money than the accompanying film.
21:30 Little Child Runnin’ Wild – Curtis Mayfield
21:35 Pusherman – Curtis Mayfield
21:40 Freddie’s Dead (Album Version) – Curtis Mayfield
21:45 Give Me Your Love – Curtis Mayfield
21:49 Eddie, You Should Know Better – Curtis Mayfield
21:51 No Thing on Me (Cocaine Song) – Curtis Mayfield
21:56 Superfly (Album Version) – Curtis Mayfield
Boiling Cool – Robert Gibson
Boiling Cool offers a bit of smoulder from the southern States; from Vietnam (via Paris) and Spain and concluding with an opportunity to ‘get on down’…
22:00 Ain’t Misbehavin’ (feat. Liam Noble & Paul Clarvis) – Mark Lewandowski, Liam Noble, Paul Clarvis
22:06 Love Me Like A River Does – Melody Gardot
22:10 Chinoir – The Nguyen Le Trio
22:15 Tupelo Honey/Angel – Cassandra Wilson
22:21 Cristobal – Renaud Garcia-Fons
22:26 I’m Confessin’ – Lizz Wright
22:28 Get Up (I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine – James Brown
Progressive House – Simon East
Progressive house emerged in the UK after the first wave of US house music. It’s roots can be traced back to the early 1990s UK rave and club scenes. In 1992, Mixmag described it at the time as a “new breed of hard but tuneful, banging but thoughtful, uplifting and trancey British house.” The Guerilla Record Label was pivotal in defining the sound with acts like Spooky and DOP.
22:31 Metropolis – Metropolis
22:36 Funky Guitar (Uk Remix Lion Rock Inna Milanese) – TC 1992
22:39 I’m stronger now – Definitive Two
22:42 Body Medusa – The Leftfield Remix – Supereal
22:45 Here I Go – D.O.P.
22:47 Come Into My Life (Hart Fab Mix) – Abfahrt
22:52 Stereo – Spooky