Episode 247

Chris Russell stands in the Spotlight this episode, bringing five deep ambient cuts. On either side, three cuts from the Newish queue and three from deep in the stacks.


Start      Byron Metcalf, A Steadfast Path, Inner Rhythm Meditations Vol II
9.56       The Green Kingdom, Cloud Wanderings, Seen and Unseen
17.15     Phillip Wilkerson, Motion of Spirit, Reveries

Hypnagogue Half-hour Spotlight: Chris Russell
37.15     Radium, Echo
43.12     Orchid, Bloom
47.07     Axiom, Still
53.02     Tundra, Frozen
1.01.31  In the Maze, Labyrinth

1.08.35  Dino Pacifici, Warp, Hallowed Ground
1.14.51  Chronotope Project, Reflecting Pool, Chrysalis
1.21.40  Shambu, Days Like Falling Stars, Soothe


Episode 246

I have a playlist in my iTunes labeled “Night.” It’s for music I want to wind down to, to have in the background as evening deepens around me out here at the edge of the marsh. You can listen to this one any time you feel like getting your shhhh on…but I do invite you to try it some fine evening of your own.


Start      Bob Holroyd, Empty Vessel, Afterglow
3.56       John Sobocan, Ohms, A Soft Circle
9.18       Michelle Qureshi, Page of Cups, Seventh Wave
13.03     Mingo, The Blue Star, The Blue Star
20.21     Ambient Alchemy, The 2nd Law, Triumph of Darkness
26.41     Hirotaka Shirotsubaki, Your Shadow, Wet Petals
32.23     Meg Bowles, Nocturnal Flight, A Quiet Light
44.03     Cousin Silas, Galactic Procession (excerpt), Galactic Procession
57.37     Igneous Flame, Esteri, Sylvi
1.08.01  Jeff Pearce, The River in Late Autumn, From the Darker Seasons
1.12.51  Bruno Sanfillippo, Freezing Point, Inside Life
1.17.49  Dan Pound, Never Me Without You, Shadows of the Heart
1.25.21  Ken Elkinson, The Thin Veil, Music for Commuting Vols 3&4 Wednesday/Thursday

Episode 245

What’s in a name? Well, sometimes it’s good music, as we find out by starting this episode with “Heroin in Tahiti.” Mid-show, the Spotlight shines on flutist Ann Licater.


Start     Heroin in Tahiti, Bad Auspicia, Casalina Tapes 2010
4.39       Liminal Drifter, Fish Don’t Have Arms or Legs, The Dreams
11.06     dmH, 9:07 am, Music for the Wrong Time
15.30     Blissbox, Dodeca, Sethian
19.53     Endless Melancholy, Stillness Mixed with Stillness, The Vacation

Hypnagogue Half-hour Spotlight: Ann Licater
28.40     Beyond the Mist, Invitation from Within
31.47     Island Garden, Beyond the Waves
35.38     Dream Journey, Invitation from Within
39.31     Radiance, Doorway to a Dream
43.24     Song of the Willows, Beyond the Waves
46.38     Xiao Garden, Doorway to a Dream
49.31     Oneness, Invitation from Within
52.00     Into the Heart, Doorway to a Dream

58.33     Chris Russell, Varuna, Echo
1.04.53  Ryan Summers, Transitive Memory Partner, ii
1.09.12  SineRider, Lost in Fog, Lonely Ocean
1.13.21  The Green Kingdom, Illuminations (dub), Seen and Unseen
1.20.09  Biome, C Ov Bioluminescense, The Shores of Temenos

Episode 244

Yes, it’s time for THE episode. Hey, you’re smart–you’ve already figured out that this is one of my cheesy theme shows. So dig in and enjoy all THE artists.


Start      The Post-Riot Era, We Have Lost Friends, Schism*
8.27       The Glass Hour, Lament, Ever After
12.12     The Aurora Principle, 1995, Searching for the Stars
17.09     The Ministry of Inside Things, Function Four, Everlasting Moment
28.16     The Ambient Visitor, A Meeting of the Spirits, Part 1 (excerpt), A Meeting of the Spirits
46.06     The Ruxpins, Where Do We Go From Here?, This Time We Go Together
49.42     TheDetroit76, Living in Stereo, Premiere
53.49     The Pure Heart Ensemble, Heading Home, Bliss of Being
1.03.00  The Ghost of An Alien, Thy Kingdom of Au, Dust. Time.. Gravity…
1.10.09  The Corrupting Sea, Underwater Storms, Samatta
1.16.32  The Current, Alone with Company, Communion
1.20.30  The OO-Ray, Fiftytwo, Tiny Fugues
1.23.06  The Glimmer Room, Mr Price Remembers, The Locked Book

*As far as I can tell, Dean Hinds, the man who is The Post-Riot Era, has pretty much scraped TPRE off the Internet. You can find this album out there if you try, because the Internet holds many secrets, but it’s my policy to only post legitimate artist links.

Episode 243

A pair of short but deep sets flank a 30-minute excursion into the soundworlds of Janne Hanhisuanto.


Start      Robert Scott Thompson, Resonant Clockwork, Alphabet of the Trees
8.04       Songs for a Rainy Day, Stumbling As We Rise, The Oldest Spring
13.40     Paulina Cassidy, Soaring Through Portals, Drawing Up a Storm
18.52     Gargle, Ephemeral Light, Wading in Shallow Waters

Hypnagogue Half-hour Spotlight: Janne Hanhisuanto
27.15     Sequence Alpha, Quiet Places
34.58     Part 4, Light and Shadow
42.20     Movement 5, Icescapes
48.11     Solarization 3, Solarization (as Janneh)
52.29     Synastasia, 10, Synastasia

1.01.23  Level Pi, No Cello, Entrance
1.13.21  Computerchemist, Darklight Drive, Landform
1.25.55  Eric Pietras, Theory of North, Beams

I neglected to mention it during the show, but the first track in this episode’s Spotlight is the 3000th track played on the podcast. Thanks for listening!

Episode 242

The ride this time flows straight on through. Around the mid-point we’ll dig into some older work, and bring it in for a very deep, hushed close.


Start       Iyari, 1-0, Ostara
8.59       Dan Caine, Take Flight, Journey Through an Open Mind
15.54     Jeff Grienke, Mountains and Clouds, Before Sunrise
21.36     Tapes and Topographies, Drone for Ella, Opiates
27.03     Glass Locus, It’s Snowing, Escapism
31.57     Distant Fires Burning, Mountain, For the Love Of…
40.07     Mythos, Catana, Eros
44.21     Paul Ellis, The Click and Chime of Passing Time, From Out of the Vast Comes Nearness
57.09     Von Geistley, The Long Goodbye, Winter
1.02.42  Andrew Howie, Found, Scars Are Like A Beacon
1.07.02  Sundaug, Breath of Spring, Nocturnality
1.11.13  Tim Linghaus, And All Of A Sudden Everything Elapsed, Vhoir
1.13.35  Silvercord, Φ (Phi), Cronosleeps

Episode 241

The first and last sets of this episode feature music from the Newish queue. Between, we serve up thirty minutes of deep Joe Frawley cuts.


Start      Macchiato Funky, Sospeso, BUGELLA 20-50
4.58       Break_fold, 07_08_17, 27_05_17 – 21_01_18
10.40     Glamaticus, The Sixth Ray, Dream Room
18.01     Medard Fischer, You Can’t Be Gone If You Were Never Anywhere To Start, Lucky You
23.28     Julien Boulier, Arcane Septime, A Film Not Yet Made

Hypnagogue Half-hour Spotlight: Joe Frawley
32.43     M, Strange Weather
35.50     Siren’s Night, Strange Weather
37.22     Left Cincinnati, Left Cincinnati
41.52     The Magus, Cartomancer
47.01     Saturday (A Letter from Home), A Week of Fevers
50.04     Pierrot Dies, The Night Parade
55.43     Apparition, Speak of This to No One
59.23     A Sleepwalker’s Vocabulary, Carnival

1.05.56  Pavor Nocturnus & Versuscode, Lost Lake Sognomeccanico
1.13.22  Simon Wilkinson, Vapour Mining, Stateless
1.22.33  Monochromie, Sunrise, Stained Glass