Posts Tagged ‘ambient’

Tangerine Dream’s Phaedra Turns 50

Tonight’s Twisted Groove I will honor the 50th anniversary of the ground breaking Tangerine Dream record Phaedra (February 20, 1974). This is a seminal album of electronic music that essentially launched the whole sequencer rhythm school of electronics music as we know it. I will play the whole Phaedra album and more…


Tangerine Dream : Phaedra : Phaedra

Tangerine Dream Mysterious Semblance at the Stand of Nightmares : Phaedra

Tangerine Dream : Sequent C’ : Phaedra


Tangerine Dream : Movements of A Visionary : Phaedra

Tangerine Dream : Ricochet Part Two : Ricochet


Edgar Froese : Upland : Aqua

Klaus Schulze : Floating : Moondawn


Cluster : Plas : Cluster II

Neu! : Negativland : Neu! (1972)

Tangerine Dream : Birth of Liquid Plejades : Ziet

Cloudy Ambient

I am very excited that Tangerine Dream is playing tonight in Albuquerque. So for tonight’s Twisted Groove I am going to play a sample of their work along with other Electronic Ambient artists. I will also feature a set of DiN Records releases. I will play tracks from Robert Rich, Steve Roach, Chris Meyer, Cluster, Brian Eno, Robert Davies and a whole lot more.


Tangerine Dream : Raum : Raum

Robert Davies : 1987 : Let The Power Fall


Chris Meyer : Tempestarius : Tone Science Module No. 7

Polypores : Until You Observe It, It Isn’t There : Multizonal Mindscramble

Lyonel Bauchet : Toutce ce qui a lieu : Tractatus Lyra-Organismus

Ian Boddy : The Circle Closes : Nevermore


Robert Rich : Writing On Water : Travelers’ Cloth

Cluster : Plas : Cluster II

Pete Namlook/Gabriel Le Mar : In Time : Namlook Le March

Brian Eno & Peter Schwalm : Rising Dust : Drawn From Life


Tangerine Dream : Rubycon Part Two : Rubycon

Steve Roach : Empath Current : Molecules Of Motions

Winter Mix 2022

Tonight’s Twisted Groove I create a Winter Mix of Ambient/Ambient Techno to ease into the winter months. I play a track from the new Brian Eno release FOREVERANDEVERNOMORE and also tracks from Scanner, Ian Boddy, Tangerine Dream, Andy Falconer, DF Tram, The Future Sound Of London and a whole lot more…


Brian Eno : Icarus or Bleriot : Forever and Ever No More

Buetech :  Tranquility Gate : Liquard Geometrics

Andy Falconer : Lola 4.2 (Album Mix) : The Golden Age of Pornography

DF Tram : Steller By Starlight : Serenity Infinity


Ian Boddy : Teutonium : Coil

Tangerine Dream : Rubycon Part Two : Rubycon

Roger Eno & Lol Hammond : Sky Become A Loop : Damage


d’Voxx : Minstry Of Truth : 1984

Robert Rich : Telomere : Filaments

Scanner : Beginning Of An Unknown : The Homeland of Electricity

Jon Hassell  : Mombasa : City Works of Fiction


Brian Eno w/Laurie Anderson : Like Pictures : Drawn From Life

Polypores : Floating In The Meme Pool : Hyperincandescent

The Future Sound of London : March of the Money Men : From The Archives Vol 6

Avant Garde, Art Pop, Chamber Jazz, Ambient

Last week’s Twisted Groove I play a flowing mix of Avant Garde, Art Pop, Chamber Jazz and Ambient. I play tracks from Meredith Monk, Nine Horses, Arve Henriksen, Vijay Iyer, Robert Fripp, J. Peter Schwalm, David Sylvian and more.


David Sylvian : Blemish (Akira Rabelais Remix) : The Good Son VS The Only Daughter

Ryuichi Sakamoto : Sonic Mandala (edit) : Year Book 2005-2014


Vijay Iyer : Mutation III Canon : Mutations

Stephan Micus : The Eastern Gate : White Night

Sidsel Endresen & Jan Bang : Hum : Hum

Daniel Lanois & Rocco Deluca : Time On : Goodbye To Language

Arve Henriksen : Budbringeren : The Nature Of Connections


Roger Eno & Lol Hammond : Damage : Damage

Meredith Monk : Spider Web Anthem : On Behalf Of Nature

J. Peter Schwalm : Endknall : The Beauty Of Disaster

Robert Fripp : Time Promenade : Music For Quiet Moments (D1)


Nine Horses : The Banality Of Evil Burnt Friedman Remix) : Money For All

Torn, Karn and Bozzio : Open Letter To The Heart Of Diaphora : Polytown

Steve Jansen & Richard Barbieri : Everything Ends In Darkness : Stone To Flesh

Steve Tibbetts : Travel Alone : Exotibbetts

Stephan Micus : Part IV (edit) : Ocean

A Remembrance Of Klaus Schulze

Electronic music Pioneer Klaus Schulze passed away this week. I dedicate this week’s show to him. He was an early member of the groups Tangerine Dream, the Cosmic Joker, and Ash Ra Tempel, in the beginnings of a career that grew to include more than 60 albums. Throughout the show I play mostly Klaus’s work but I sneak in tracks from Cluster and Can.


Klaus Schulze : Friedrich Nietzsche : X

Can : Father Cannot Yell : Monster Movie


Tangerine Dream : Journey Through A Burning Brain : Electronic Meditation

Cluster : Live In Der Fabrik : Cluster II


Klaus Schulze : Floating : Moondawn


Klaus Schulze : Satz Ebene : Irrlicht

Klaus Schulze & Pete Namlook : Dark Side Of The Moog VI : Part 2

Twisted Dream

This week’s Twisted Groove I play twisted and dreamy music. I play tracks from Dead Can Dance, KLF, The Orb, Pete Namlook, Robert Fripp and more…



Dead Can Dance : The Host of Seraphim : The Serpent’s Egg

KLF : Chill Out 3 AM Somewhere Out of Beaumont : Chill Out

The The : Dark Summer : Cineola Vol 2 Moonbug From The Movie Apollo

The The : Earth Rise : Cineola Vol 2 Moonbug From The Movie Apollo

The The : Between Moons : Cineola Vol 2 Moonbug From The Movie Apollo

Steve Roach : Motivating Factor [Extended 1 Minute] : Bloom Acsension


Moby : LA7 : Long Ambients: Calm Sleep

The Orb : Pomme Fritz (Meat’nVeg) : Pomme Fritz EP

The Orb : His Immortal Logness : Pomme Fritz EP


Robert Fripp : 1985 : Let The Power Fall

Move D / Pete Namlook : Springtime V2 : Let The Circle Not Be Broken


Eno, Moebius, Roedelius : Base & Apex : After The Heat

Robert Davies : Cloud Shadows : Sub Rosa

Zoviet France : On The Edge of a Grain of Sand : In Memoriam Gilles Deleuze

Brian Eno & Peter Schwalm : Night Traffic : Drawn From Life

Rome : Lunar White : Rome


This week’s Twisted Groove I play all Dreamy goodness. Tracks from Holy Other, Tyonda Braxton, Cluster, Robert Rich, Travis/Fripp, Steve Roach, Space Afrika and a whole lot more…




Robert Rich : Haptic Incursions : Tactile Ground Part 2/Dislocation

Steve Roach : The Beauty Relentless : Bloom Ascension

Brain Eno : Delightful Universe (Seen From Above) : Music For Installations (Making Space)


Mark Isham : Tibet Part V : Tibet

Travis/Fripp : When The Rains Fall : Between The Silence

Harold Budd : Rue Casimir Delavigne : Avalon Sutra


Cluster : Live In Der Fabrik : Cluster II

Edgar Froese : Panorphelia : Aqua

Irmin Schmidt : Rapido De Noir : Villa Wunderbar


Holy Other : Lieve : Lieve

Sigur Ros : Von : Heim

Tyonda Braxton : Outpost : Hive1

Alva Noto/Ryuichi Sakamoto : Mur : Revep

Space Afrika : Honest Labour feat Hfor Spirit : Honest Labour

Mother Mary

This week’s Twisted Groove I dedicate to my mother, Mary, who passed away last week. As a teenager I would drag my mom into my bedroom to listen to my most recent music infatuation. She would always listen intently and give her honest opinion on the music. One night I dragged her in to listen to a full record side of Dark Side of the Moon. She liked it! This set ends with a couple of tracks from Dark Side…




Toshnori Kondo Bill Laswell The Dalai Lama : Death : Life Space Death

John Parish : How Animals Move : How Animals Move

Barbara Gogan with Hector Zazou : Home Again : Made on Earth

Lisa Gerrard : Towards the Tower : The Silver Tree


Mari Boine : Ahc Cai (Mix by Future Prophecies) :

FFWD : Hidden : FFWD

The Cinematic Orchestra : Night of the Iguana : Motion


David Sylvian : Upon This Earth : Gone to Earth

John Hassell : Timeless : Seeing Through Sound

Ben Frost : All That You Love Will Be Eviscerated : The Centre Cannot Hold

Steve Tibbetts : Full Moon Dogs : The Fall of Us All


Dead Can Dance : Persephone (The Gathering Of Flowers) : Within The Realm Of A dying Sun

Cocteau Twins : Shallow Then Halo : Garlands

Steve Reich : Proverb (Noburkazu Takemura Remix) : Reich Remixed

Pink Floyd : Breath In The Air → The Great Gig In The Sky : Dark Side Of The Moon

Dream Night

Tonight’s Twisted Groove I play dreamy sounds. It is a short playlist but packs a lot of sound into two hours. Tracks from the new Nigel Mullaney release, Sonar w/ David Torn, Air, Richie Hawtin & Pete Namlook and more




Klaus Schulze : Ludwig II Von Bayern : X


Cluster : Live In Der Fabrik : Cluster II

Sonar with David Torn : Labyrinth : Tranceportation Vol 1


Sigur Rós : Hafsol : Hvarf

Edgar Froese : NGC 891 : Aqua

Air : J’ai dormi sous l’eau : Premiers Symptômes


Nigel Mullaney : Alison : The Turning

Richie Hawtin and Pete Namlook : Future Surfacing (What Lies Ahead) : From Within II

Auntie Aubrey and Other Electronic Goodness

Tonight’s Twisted Groove I celebrate The Orb’s fairly recent remix release Auntie Aubrey’s Excursions Beyond The Call Of Duty Part 3. We mix in tracks from Mathew Dear, Deuter, Aphex Twin, Autechre, Pete Namlook & Atom and more.




DF Tram/The Orb : Lover’s Radio (Bravo Foxhole Remix) : Auntie Aubrey’s Excursions Beyond The Call Of Duty Part 3

Matmos : …And Silver Light Popped In My Head : Matmos

Deuter : Atlantis : D


System 7/The Orb : Davy Jones’ Locker (The Orb Mix) : Auntie Aubrey’s Part 3

Aphex Twin : Xmas_Evet10 (Thanaton3 Mix) : Syro

Autechre : Surripere : Draft 7.30


The Orb vs Youth : Conscienta (Secret Way Of Bees Dub Mix) : Auntie Aubrey’s Part 3)

Mathew Dear : Bunny’s Dream : Bunny

Youth/Gaudi : Good Summer : Astronaut Alchemists

Xeno & Oaklander : Interface : Par Avion


Killing Joke/The Orb : European : Super State (The Orb vs Youth Remix) : Auntie Aubrey’s Part 3

Slap & Powell : Sex Drive : Numero 95

Pete Namlook & Atom : Rotation : Jet Chamber II

Relaxing Music Listening Hour

Tonight’s Twisted Groove we designed for Relaxation. The show features the music of Robert Rich among others. Over the years Robert’s music has helped define the genres of ambient music, dark-ambient, tribal, and trance. We blend his work with other Relaxing delights.




Robert Rich : Convergent : Neurogenesis

Ian Boddy & Markus Reuter : Parallels

Pole : Nebelkrähe : Fading

Bluetech : Dawn Ascent : Liquid Geometries


Robert Rich : Awake When Shadows Walk : Offering To The Morning Fog

Floating Point & Pharaoh Sanders : Movement 7 : Promises

d”Voxx : Akalla Söder : Télégraphe


Robert Rich : Never Alone : Atlas Dei

Omertá : Cock Tales : Omertá

Dave Bessell : The Silver Thread : Reality Engine

Nik Bartsch : Modul 5 : Entende


Robert Rich : Entangled : Filaments

Ian Boddy : Spire : Altair

Pole : Erinnerung : Fading

Space and The Mars Rover Landing 2021

Perseverance. Tonight’s Twisted Groove celebrates the Mars Rover landing. The first two sets feature fun space songs. The third set features a mix of Eno’s Apollo/For All Mankind records. The final set mixes The The’s record: Moonbug.




David Bowie : Space Oddity : David Bowie

Beach House : Space Song : Depression Cherry

Belle & Sebastian : A Space Boy Dream : The Boy With The Arab Strap

Man Or Astro-Man : Super Rocket Rumble : Deluxe Man In Space EP

MGMT : We Care : We (Don’t) Care EP

Rolling Stones : 2000 Light Years From Home : Their Satanic Majesties

Moby : We Are All Made Of Stars : 18


Flaming Lips : Approaching Pavonis Mons By Balloon (Utopia Planitia)

Kraftwerk : Spacelab : The Man Machine

Komputer : Valentina : The World Of Tomorrow

The Prodigy : Out Of Space : Experience Expanded

Klaatu : Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft : 3:47EST

Monty Python : Galaxy Song : Monty Python Sings

Frank Zappa : Dwarf Nebula Processional March : Weasels Ripped My Flesh


Brian Eno : Under Stars : Apollo

Brian Eno : UStars : Apollo

Brian Eno : The End Of A Thin Cord : For All Mankind

Brian Eno : Silver Morning : Apollo

Brian Eno : Over The Canaries : For All Mankind

Brian Eno : Strange Quiet : For All Mankind

Brian Eno : Waking Up : For All Mankind


The The (Matt Johnson) : The Evening Star : Moonbug

The The (Matt Johnson) : Leaving Earth : Moonbug

The The (Matt Johnson) : Electric Moonlight : Moonbug

The The (Matt Johnson) : Butterfly Wings : Moonbug

The The (Matt Johnson) : Earth Rise : Moonbug

The The (Matt Johnson) : The Forbidden Planet : Moonbug

The The (Matt Johnson) : Alien Tongues : Moonbug

The The (Matt Johnson) : God’s Audience : Moonbug

The The (Matt Johnson) : Blind Spirit : Moonbug

The The (Matt Johnson) : Coming Home : Moonbug

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