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11-22-2014 Music for a cold November Night

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11-15-2014 Replay

Your host is taking a much needed vacation, so tune in for a replay of the May 18, 2013 broadcast. Earlier that week, we visited RMI in their hotel room for a live recording session for the show. Tune in and enjoy this amazing performance again.

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11-01-2014 Halloween - War of the Worlds

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Each year Music With Space strives to continue a tradition started by the late Dr. Cosmos on his Friday night program called  Nocturnal Transmissions. The tradition was and is to play, it its entirety, the infamous Mercury Theater production of "War of the Worlds" from 10-13-1938. May will recall the supposed mass panic the original broadcast caused (though many think this fact this is debatable.) Tune in at midnight to hear this and music suitable to your Halloween meditations.

 

 

10-25-2014 Neil Alexander - Live on the air

Jazz pianist, synthesist, and composer, Neil Alexander, began performing and composing in 1974. nail.jpgAlways the type of musician who thrives on variety, Neil continues involvement with all manner of projects including: acoustic & electric jazz groups, contemporary classical performances, composing for Modern Dance & theater (since 1984), and various Tribute groups including “The Machine” (Pink Floyd Tribute, 1996 - 2006), “The Mahavishnu Project” (since 2008) and most recently, “Mr. Gone”, focusing on the music of jazz giants “Weather Report” & Herbie Hancock’s “Headhunters”. For 15 years, from 1996 - 2011, he performed with his contemporary electric/acoustic jazz ensemble, NAIL, releasing their most recent CD “Tugging At The Infinite” in 2007. This marked Neil’s 4th CD as bandleader. In 2013, Neil realized his long-standing dream of recording a solo piano CD, “Darn That Dream: Solo Piano Vol. 1”, an artistic and critical success.

 

       An additional aspect of Neil’s music is his long-standing relationship with electronic instruments, primarily synthesizers. He acquired his first synth in 1978 and never looked back, making those sounds a part of his extensive musical vocabulary. He frequently performs solo in an all-electronic context, incorporating this into a jazz & classical based improvisational format. In search of better ways to realize music quickly, Neil began using Ableton LIVE software. In 2012, he started the Ableton Hudson Valley Users Group, and teaches workshops at the local Library in Newburgh NY.

 

       Neil realized there is serious interest in this format after attending the 2012 Electro-Music Festival in Huguenot, NY where he crossed paths with dozens of like-minded performers & composers. He returned in 2013 and 2014, performed multiple times at each festival, engaged in various collaborations, and directed a workshop in generative music, illustrating techniques he developed playing for the Modern Dance classes he’s been working in since 1982.

 

       Neil continues to search for new connections in music, combining jazz, classical, fusion, ambient, and electronic styles, into very personal hybrid music. He has 2 more CD’s slated for release - a Live NAIL CD recorded in NYC in 2007, and his first solo, all electronic CD, entitled “Nailgun”. Other current projects include “Le Jazz Electronique”, “Thunderhead Organ Trio”, and “Scene ReSeen” (live electronic music for Silent Films). Visit his website at http://nailmusic.com to see his performance schedule and to learn more about his various projects.

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10-18-2014

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10-11-2014 Matt Borghi and Michael Teager

Borghi-Teager.jpgMatt Borghi (guitars, effects) and Michael Teager (saxophones, flute) are a recording and live performance duo focusing on improvised ambient (aka "jambient") music. They combine guitars, winds, and electronics to make each performance a unique experience. Performing regularly in the Midwest, their recordings receive airplay in North America, Australia, Europe, and online. Borghi & Teager have been featured on Hearts of SpaceEchoesStar's EndUltima Thule, and more.

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9-20-2014 Strange Souls on the Sunset Strip

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9-13-2014 New Music from Spotted Peccary

Two new CD's showed up in the mail this week from the Spotted Peccary label.

We will feature then on tonights broadcast: Shane Morris & Mystified's CD "Evolution" as well as the new Darshan Ambient CD "Songs From the Deep Field"

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9-6-2014

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8-29-2014 5 Hour Music With Space!

The first two hours of the program are dedicated to Prog Rock. Special guest co-DJ Floyd Bledsoe will present some excellent selections that you might not be aware of.

The normal 12-3am part of the broadcast will feature a live performance by Modularot ESP (solo), later Onewayness will join in for a duo performand and finally Modulator ESP will retire and Onewayness will finish with a solo set.

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7-26-2014

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7-19-2014 - New Music from Steve Roach

This week we will feature the lastest release from Steve Roach on Projekt Records titled "The Delicate Forever." Tune in and float away...

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7-12-2014

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6-28-2014

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6-7-2014: Noordwiijk - Live on Music With Space

Noordwiijk.pngNoordwiijk is a musician and composer based in Montreal. His work explores the intimate meeting point of acoustic and electronic music. Recents projects include collaborations with video artists Myriam Boucher and David Paul Ross.


 

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5-31-2014

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5-23 through 5-24 Special 5 hour Music With Space

This weeks Music With Space will being at 10PM on Friday and run though to the normal close of the show at 3am. Tune in for MORE.

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5-17-2014 The Melting Transistor

TheMeltingTransistor.jpgThe Melting Transistors are Juan Garces and Floyd Bledsoe. The Melting Transistor is an Experimental Improvisational, Electronic Space rock and Ambient band from Philadelphia P.A

 

Most of their albums are straight ahead, unedited jams. They use different instruments from one performance to another to make sure that they are always trying new things and to also make sure they are not repeating ourselves.

 

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5-3-2014 PYXL8R - Live in studio

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3-29-2014 Structures from Silence (30th Anniversary)

Thirty years after its release, Structures From Silence remains an iconic America release in the ambient and electronic genres. It's a well-respected soundtracks for contemplation, relaxation, meditation, and focused creativity. The album continues to appear at the top of charts and is mentioned as one of the best releases in the genre; even more importantly, it is a meaningful touchstone for thousands upon thousands of listeners who have lived many years within its nurturing embrace. The album has endured, growing more potent over time, especially in the accelerated pace of today's life. Emotional, powerful, and enriching, it is a living example of the true healing quality that music can hold.

This week we will celebrate this anniversary with selected tracks from this re-release, with special focus on the new music that is in the vein of Structures From Silence on discs 2 and 3 of this set.

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3-22-2014

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3-15-2014 Music Made with Modular Synthesizers

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2-8-2014 Shannon Hayden - Live on Music WIth Space

Shannon Hayden is a classically trained cellist who has never been content to stay strictly within thecelloruffle.png confines of the traditional course of study. When not performing her own pieces, Shannon focuses on 20th century and contemporary works and has enjoyed working with composers Ezra Laderman, David Lang, Fay Wang, and percussionist/composer Andy Akiho. 

Her own music is a combination of process and looped cello and voice. 

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Oh...any by the way... this broadcast will be Music With Space's official 5th anniversary!


2-1-2014 Nearly 5

We are nearly five years old! Next week folks!

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1-27-2013 Special Monday night broadcast

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1-25-2014 Perchance to Dream...

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1-18-2014 Distant Control

Your host controls the airwaves from afar tonight (as he is in the San Jose area at the moment) via a pre-recorded edition of the program. It will consist primarily of recordings of past Music With Space live performances:

1) Markus Reuter and Tim Motzer from October 2nd, 2010

2) PYXL8R from February 4, 2011

3) Wave Word from April 21st, 2012

followed by a piece of music from the artist Ombient, to close the show. The track "Fragments" from the eponymous first release. 

1-11-2014 Music for a cold rainy night

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1-4-2014 Happy New Year - Music for Sub-Zero Wind Chill

Recovering from the recent Winter Storm...with some amazing music.

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