Focus – Teresa Rampazzi

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Teresa Rampazzi

Pioneer of Italian Electronic Music

The long and mesmerizing single piece of analogue electronic music that develops over the two sides of the latest Die Schachtel “silver series” LP is a soundscape composed by Teresa Rampazzi for the artist Diana Baylon’s 1972 exhibition at the modern art gallery “Il Fiore” in Florence (Italy).

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Today’s Discovery – Ludmila Frajt

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Ludmila Frajt (December 31, 1919 – March 14, 1999) was a Yugoslav and Serbian composer. She wrote choral, orchestral and chamber works, music for films and radio-dramas, electro-acoustic works, as well as music for children.




A pioneer of female writing in the domain of Serbian music, she often wrote ‘female’ vocal genres such as lullabies and threnody (music for mourning the dead) .

Now Listening: Sue Ann Harkey via Many Many Women

Today’s listening via Many Many Women is….

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An Album a Day pt4

For the past couple of years I’m Gary (@noyokono) on twitter has a challenge for February – MWE
“Music Writer Exercise: Each day in February, listen to 1 full album you’ve never heard, from start to finish. Write one tweet about it. #MWE
Ok, I’m no writer and although I listen to a lot of music everyday, this does spur me to listen to new discoveries. I did this last year and I’m attempting it again and here are the last albums –

 

MWE#22 – Challenging intriguing chansons of stifled anger and noise for grown-ups – LET THEM GROW by Maja Osojnik


 

MWE#23 – Experimental Grime, hints of Vaporwave and warped electro Gospel. A revelation that’s quite special –


MWE#24 – Black Quantum Futurism – Space-Time Collapse I – Connecting history with the future in multi layered sonic collages.


MWE#25 – Melodic chillout that moves the feet – Online Dating by Tryphème   


MWE#26 – Alice Kemp – Uneasy listening with dark undercurrents creating claustrophobic atmospheres – 


MWE#27 Sarah Rasines pyr124 –Gameboy, found sounds, loops + glitches create hypnotic toe tapping rhythmic patterns
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MWE#28 Anne Gillis – Lxgrin – Relentless nightmarish experiments in voice, loops and repetition = Challenging and cathartic

An Album a Day pt2

For the past couple of years I’m Gary (@noyokono) on twitter has a challenge for February – MWE
“Music Writer Exercise: Each day in February, listen to 1 full album you’ve never heard, from start to finish. Write one tweet about it. #MWE
Ok, I’m no writer but I did this last year and I’ attempting it again and here are next 6 albums –

MWE#7 –  Fire-Toolz / Even the Files won’t touch you –

A Halloween carnival ride of twisted electronic alt reality


MWE#8 – Treeborhood – Boreal Network

Soundtrack to an 80’s film I wished I’d seen…


MWE#9 – The bitter tears of Petra von Kant/ Reiner Werner Fassbinder . OST – Nalyssa Green

A meld of two sonic worlds, ancient and modern


MWE#10 – Dreamscapes by Barton McLean

Sound pictures that fill the senses from an electronic music pioneer


MWE#11 – Pink Waves – Female Focussed Sounds – Urban Arts Berlin

A showcase of intriguing contrasts


MWE#12 – Ore – darwinsbitch (Marielle V Jakobsons)

A cosmic and terrestrial soundscape of foreboding

 

 

Friday Focus – Many Many Women

The site Many Many Women  regularly posts artists it is listening to, which I highly recommend. Just reblogging a couple here –

via Now Listening: Blectum from Blechdom — Many Many Women

Today’s Discovery – Priscilla McLean

Electronic Music Pioneer

Conversation with Priscilla McLean

NewMusicBox 10/5/2006