Joined: Oct 23, 2003
Location: Philadelphia Pennsylvania U.S.A.
Audio files: 1
|Posted: Mon Dec 29, 2003 3:53 pm Post subject:
Jon Hassell Special Radio Broadcasts
|Forwarding this from rec.music.ambient:
Some VERY interesting things will happen on Dutch and German radio in
January regarding Jon Hassell.
(The rest of the world will have to do with the simultaneous webcast of the
Here's some info:
Dutch radio program *Supplement* features a 2.5 hr portrait of Jon Hassell
(on jan, 25, 21'30" CET) at the close of the HOW R U SA? series (of
composers portraits - the other parts might be equally interesting!). The
complete playlist is available through the website below.
This playlist will make any Jon Hassell fan sit upright, since it features
some private recordings (like an outtake from Fascinoma recording sessions)!
The night before (January 24, 23'05" CET) promises to be even more
Dutch Radio 4 and German WDR 3 will share the world premiere of "The Tubes
(L.A.)", composed by Michael Fahres, extensively featuring Jon Hassell.
This composition is based on a very peculiar natural breathing effect of the
surf on one of the Canary Islands.
The breathy trumpet of Jon Hassell and the didgeridoo played by Mark Atkins
seamlessly add to this peculiar effect.
It is yet unknown if this composition will ever make it to cd, so be
The Tubes (L.A.)
für Luftklänge, Didgeridoo und Trompete
von Michael Fahres
Trompete: Jon Hassell
Didgeridoo: Mark Atkins
Realisation: Michael Fahres
Produktion: NPS/WDR 2004/31'
Below are the links to the information on these broadcasts. (Links may be
cut off by your reader; you may hace to cut&paste them in your browser)
Supplement Jon Hassell Broadcast:
Radio 4FM live stream (Windows Media Player); be sure to tune in on the
right local time!
WDR 3 Studio Akustische Musik:
Peter van Cooten
tones for the head