20:00 GMT 120 min.
2 hours of the best ambient, electronic and experimental music from around the world broadcast live from Manchester, UK, every Wednesday 8-10pm UK time.
More details: www.bingsatellites.com/radio
Bing Satellites is a prolific (mostly) ambient musician.
He also makes more ambient music as The Ambient Visitor, The Lovely Moon and harder electronic music as Blocker.
Bing is currently working on various projects with Daniel Land -
contributing to his next album, playing keyboards in his new band and making strange ambient sounds on baritone guitar in the live version of riverrun.
All The Lost Souls is an ongoing collaboration between Bing Satellites, piper_ben (Germany), Getzel (Mexico).
He has also collaborated with Tange, Cousin Silas, OnSpiderPark, VictorYibril and Who Invented Double Tap.
I have been experimenting with music for as long as I can remember. I become a fan of Brian Eno as a teenager and that had a profound effect on me.
I had been in bands in my teens and early 20s but was never particularly happy.
In the early 2000s, computers had evolved enough to make it possible for one person to make music relatively easily.
With some software and the loan of a sequencer and synth from my brother, Bing Satellites began.
The name came from the start of a song of mine (entitled 'Bing Satellites') which started with bleepy noises which sounded to me like satellite signals.
Not a ping, it was softer, more like a bing.
I thought the name was good - enough space and enough silliness to keep me happy.
Here's the thing though, if I had googled the two words first, I would have found that there were Chinese military satellites called Jian Bing already orbiting the Earth - Bing Satellites already existed!