A series of talks music, nature, sound, the world around us hosted by musician and writer David Rothenberg
Matthew Aidekman: The Black Box of Cool
Today I speak with musician, software developer, sound experimenter Matthew Aidekman on what computers can and can't do for us in the world of audio, and why the search for surprising ways to transform music electronically will never end.
Erica Cirino: Getting Beyond a Plastic Life
Erica Cirino, science journalist, photographer, adventurer, discusses her new book THICKER THAN WATER (Island Press), on her journey to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch and the problem of plastics in our world in general.
Happy to be back in Berlin after an absence of more than two years, I was invited to guest host Bernhard Wöstheinrich's radio show THF Experience, which broadcasts from an old guardhouse at the entrance to the Tempelhof Airport Park. We tackled the theme of EMERGENCE: into nature, after this pandemic, with great guests including Monika Dorniak, Volker Lankow, Christine Kriegerowski, Lima Vafadar, and Ali Sayah. Music is interspersed with ideas....
Kathleen Dean Moore: Grief, Not Despair, in the Earth's Wild Music
Today I speak with philosopher and nature writer Kathleen Dean Moore, whose new book celebrates the wild music of the natural world, in the hope that we can attune to its beauty and still clearly see the challenges our species faces in shaping a better place and way for us on this threatened planet. With music by Jane Rigler.
Hugh Raffles: A Journey through Rock and Stone
Today I talk to anthropologist and writer Hugh Raffles about THE BOOK OF UNCONFORMITIES: SPECULATIONS ON LOST TIME, his latest epic work, a journey across the globe through personal tragedy, cultural conflict, and the raw qualities of the Earth from Arctic outposts to the ancient histories of Manhattan and the Callanish stones. A book impossible to summarize, but fascinating to talk about.
Sam Lee: From Nettles to Nightingales
Today I speak with the great English folk singer, musical archivist, and activist on how he became obsessed with that fine singing bird, the nightingale. That makes at least two of us who go out into the forests to perform along with this magnificent wild musician. How did he get there?
endlich ein podcast für jazzfans, speziell ECM Jazz. bisher erst 2 Folgen, denen aber HOFFENTLICH noch 200 folgen! besprochen werden Lieblingsstücke und (Mit)Musiker von den beiden Podcastern Young und Rothenberg, beides Profimusiker mit Sachkunde und vor allem Liebe zum Jazz. Es ist wundervoll den beiden zuzuhören und dann die playlists komplett ohne Gespräch anzuhören und dann ALLE CDs zu kaufen (wenn man es sich leisten kann). Bitte bitte weitermachen!!!!!