Category: Quiet Space

Quiet Space — #85 — Folk Songs for Double Bass

On his debut album “Folk Songs for Double Bass”, Neal Heppleston takes a selection of popular folk songs with strong lyrical content, stripping them back to the basic melody to create worlds in which the lyrics live through the instrumentation. With contributions from Jim Ghedi, Sharron Krauss and Nick Jonah Davis, “Folk Songs for Double Bass” transposes traditional folk melodies onto the double bass and created soundscapes around them, building different worlds for them to live in.

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Quiet Space — #83 — The Magic of Fabio Orsi

This is a special mix of one of my favourite composers from Italy, Fabio Orsi. Fabio is an electronic musician from Taranto (Southern Italy) specialising in atmospheric drone. In his compositions the languages of popular tradition meet the avantgarde approach. We focus on only some of the great releases from his career, with a look at his latest work, Sterminato Piano.

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Quiet Space — #82 — I Remember When

“I Remember When” is the sixth album from Tokyo based nostalgic ambient soloist Ex Confusion. Atsuhito Omori has been doing this type of minimalist modern compositional ambient for nearly a decade and continues to create sounds that are deeply intimate and achingly melancholic.

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Quiet Space — #81 — Circling

Just over a year after the release of sophomore album Origin and Echo, Snow Palms (aka David Sheppard) returns with a powerful two-track 12”. We focus on the track Circling, a bold orchestral reimagining of one of the highlights from his last album. As well, the magical Splinter Orchestra.

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Quiet Space — #79 — A Tsunami of Sound (Vale Edward Mahoney)

This edition of the Quiet Space is dedicated to Edward Mahoney. Edward was one of the first people to ever write to me in praise of the Quiet Space – back wheh it was broadcast on ABC Radio National. He described how he loved the ‘tsunami of sound’ and that it offered ‘a time of retrospect, reflection and relief’. Edward continued to correspond over the past 17 years. This show features many of his favourite artists.

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Quiet Space — #78 — A Sacred Place

offthesky is experimental sound artist Michael Jason Corder from Denver Colorado, who has released around 70 releases over the past 15 years. On this episode we feature his new long form work, To Break Is Something Sacred plus Luna Monk, Simon Bainton and the excellent news that Stunned Records is to revive in 2019.

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Quiet Space — #77 — Diamond Eye

Over the past 20+ years Leighton Craig has followed a beautiful low-tech pathway to documenting keyboard works, songs, field recording and sound installation. Recorded at home and on beach holidays between 2006 and 2010, Diamond Eye is a personal sketchbook of fuzzy hymnals and haunting songs. As well, two beautifiul longform works from Ekin Fil and Music For Sleep.

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