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"morton subotnick" Discussed on All Songs Considered

All Songs Considered

14:28 min | 1 year ago

"morton subotnick" Discussed on All Songs Considered

"I'm <music> <music> <music> <music> <music> bob boylan. Hana fu is a singer and songwriter. Based in los angeles her first new music since twenty nineteen is now out the song maker and its video seemed to be a cry for life to be more than a really is. Here's honolulu makers one of my favorite songs. That i've ever written in when we were writing the song my producer jacksonville deny. Were in this workflow where we would write all the music in one day that i would go home and then write all the lyrics in the record the vocals next day that would be it so i probably had like four or five hours to come up with lyrics to bring it in for the next day so doing it that way really like challenged to me and it was like more about subconscious work than conscious which i thought was really revealing to see what your mind on autopilot creates because sometimes it uncovers ideas feelings like you didn't know you had <music> own And no because care great <music> close uh-huh uh-huh and the song maker. There's a poetic video that expands on the story line in the song. Put that and all the videos for the songs on this episode on the all songs considered website defender band heart has been putting out poetic and creative acoustically music for the past twenty years. His music often filled with interesting sounds and textures. And it's always filled with his rich deep voice but now he's teamed up with his dear friend noah georgia to create a calming and beautiful ambient album called refuge. Here's noah and then to venture to take us to the song indus cistern. This piece is attributed to amazing women. My mother who when i was growing up was always playing piano around the house and really introduced me. Music and also pauline oliveros who was one of my professors at mills college. She had a whole concept called deep listening that she taught us which she described as kind of an expansion of the awareness of sound. And how you listen to it. And she originally came up with the phrase deep listening is kind of a pun for early recordings. She was lowered into an underground cistern. Which is this huge reverberate space. So she was literally deep listening underground. And when i came up to my song just like the sound of the words in a cistern. It's also a timely thing because mills college is about to stop existing. Which was a huge bummer. How they've always been this super inclusive place in way way ahead of their time in so many ways and the music department. Is this legendary place. Where all of these giants of contemporary music have spent time john cage henry. Cowl terry riley morton subotnick lou harrison. And all these concepts synthesis and tape loops in our by electric music really came out of mills in some ways and now. Nobody knows what's going to happen to this this place so if there are any billionaires listening you want your name attached to something very cool this could be the thing save mills college. I remember when noah. I sent the demo for her in assisting was taken aback by the piano. That appears about a minute into the song who so abrupt. I didn't know if it would work but in the end with mary. Lattimore harpen nicole. His pedal steel creating such steadily serene foundation that counterpoint piano became so playful. And i'm really happy with how it turned out <music> the music of defend your ban heart and noah georgia sin. It's from their ambient. Debut album refuge comes out august thirteenth on dead oceans. We'll go out on one more instrumental track. That's also a collaboration. But not quite as quiet and calming it comes from fx plum and kneels from its their fourth collaboration and aptly titled two times one equals four. The record is heavily influenced by the sounds of dub which is a form of electronic driven music. That was an outgrowth of reggae. It's often filled with heavy repetitive echos and delays. We'll hear first. From frank blom and then kneels from about this wonderful creation titled desert mule. Oh and please watch this out of this world video for this song. Upper on the all songs considered site. I'm bob boiling for npr music. It is all songs considered <music> <music> <music> From

"morton subotnick" Discussed on The Great John Cage Project - in Lockdown

The Great John Cage Project - in Lockdown

03:43 min | 2 years ago

"morton subotnick" Discussed on The Great John Cage Project - in Lockdown

"Polling Oliveira's was an American composer accordionist an essential figure in the development of experimental postwar electronic art music. She was a founding member of the San Francisco. Tape Music Center. Philip composer an electronic pioneer Morton subotnick over time it became central concern pre music in nineteen ninety eight. She was invited to improvise and record music with singer composer panels in a vast empty system. Fourteen feet underground near Seattle by trombone Stuart Dempster who specialized in playing embossed reverberate spaces. The system had reverberation time of forty five seconds and became a fourth member of the band as it was playing with them and had to be respected and included in the piece improvised. The result was so successful that the three musicians became a trio called the deep listening band. Which is a pun on the recording? Method this experience showed the difference between hearing and listening hearing a mechanical process between the ear and the brain whereas listening is to give attention to what is perceived both acoustically and psychologically deep listening means what is connected to the environmental beyond it is to expand you're listening and continually hear more Oliveira's described deep listening as a way of listening in every possible way to everything possible to hear no matter what you're doing. Such intense listening includes the sounds of daily life of nature of one's own force as well as musical sounds. The level of awareness of soundscape brought about by deep listening can lead to the possibility of shaping. The chaotic sounds of technology and of urban environments and machinery deep listening designers engineers and city planners could enhance the quality of life along with artists composers and people who care about sound one experience. Most of us have had of deep listening as silence. The remembrance the idea for a two minute. Silence came from the two-minute posing Capetown which took place every day from the fourteenth to May nineteen eighteen. It was originally arranged by Robert. Rutherford Bryden from Edinburgh who emigrated to South Africa and set on the Cape Town Council. A member of the audience of a recruiting meeting. That Bryden was prison shouted out. You forget us as soon as we've gone after hearing this. Bryden arranged a firing of a gun. Every day to a NASA starts to minute pause next sympathy the people to pray for men fighting in the war one minute for remembrance of those who died the one in gratitude for the survivors. Now these silences Komen again as we think about the nurses and key workers who sense of battle the corona virus the similarities between now and the first world war shockingly apparent we little sought for the troops from government who send them in with only basic armor even in this massively reduced sonic landscape. We all have in lockdown conscious. Silence still deeply affects us soon. An exercise of deep listening. Let's have a one minute. Silence rule the key workers around the world. Which will be followed by something unique to these times a recording? I made of the clapping of appreciation for those people. Keeping will spinning a great dangerous themselves..

Rutherford Bryden founding member Tape Music Center Stuart Dempster San Francisco Seattle NASA South Africa Edinburgh Robert Komen Cape Town Council