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This is where all of culture and all of time are collapsed into one seductive portal and viewed through the panoramic lens of the exotic. Come and embark on an armchair-travel virtual-voyage to the heart of timeless darkness and beyond; embrace the numinous monolith of the exotic immensity. Let us find that place where hybridization meets its destiny as pure fantasy. Let us become observers observing those others who are ourselves. You wear your mask and I'll wear mine.

This is where all of culture and all of time are collapsed into one seductive portal and viewed through the panoramic lens of the exotic. Come and embark on an armchair-travel virtual-voyage to the heart of timeless darkness and beyond; embrace the numinous monolith of the exotic immensity. Let us find that place where hybridization meets its destiny as pure fantasy. Let us become observers observing those others who are ourselves. You wear your mask and I'll wear mine.
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This is where all of culture and all of time are collapsed into one seductive portal and viewed through the panoramic lens of the exotic. Come and embark on an armchair-travel virtual-voyage to the heart of timeless darkness and beyond; embrace the numinous monolith of the exotic immensity. Let us find that place where hybridization meets its destiny as pure fantasy. Let us become observers observing those others who are ourselves. You wear your mask and I'll wear mine.

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Episodes

Chappell Mood Music Library from Feb 15, 2018

2/15/2018
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- "Intro" Roger Roger et son Grande Orchestre - "Savage Chase" - Chappell Mood Music Vol. 1 Roger Roger et son Grande Orchestre - "Carriole" - Chappell Mood Music Vol. 1 Roger Roger et son Grande Orchestre - "Roger Mambo" - Chappell Mood Music Vol. 2 Roger Roger et son Grande Orchestre - "Bianca Blanca" - Chappell Mood Music Vol. 3 Roger Roger et son Grande Orchestre - "Riverside Drive" - Chappell Mood Music Vol. 3 The Melodi Light Orchestra - "5.52 from Victorloo" - Chappell Mood...

Duration:03:10:59

Savage and Sensuous Exotica and Jazz from Feb 8, 2018

2/8/2018
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- "Intro" Fred Waring and His Pennsylvanians - "Brazil" - Rumba Jazz: A History of Latin Jazz and Dance Music 1919-1945 Yusef Lateef - "Morning" - Yusef Lateef [1971 stereo reissue of 1958 live album, "Lateef at Cranbrook"] Yusef Lateef - "Brazil" - Yusef Lateef Ferrante & Teicher - "Brazil" - Soundblast - The Sound Of Tomorrow Today! Chico O'Farrill & His Latin Orchestra - "Taboo" - Music From South America Music behind DJ: Chico O'Farrill & His Latin Orchestra - Music From South...

Duration:03:10:21

Chains Chance Change from Feb 1, 2018

2/1/2018
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- "Intro" Afro Blues Quintet Plus One - "Victims of Chance" - New Directions in Sound [Orig. from 1966 LP, "New Directions of Afro Blues Quintet Plus One" – under the title, "Victims of Change"] Klaus Weiss - "Changing Directions" - Open Space Motion (Underscores) Piero Umiliani - "Open Space" - To-Day's Sound Demon Fuzz - "Our World Today" - Roots and Offshoots No Artist / Sublime Frequencies - "Demon Dog Crossroads" - Night Recordings from Bali Eddie & Ernie - "Standing at the...

Duration:03:11:50

The Year of the Compañeros from Jan 4, 2018

1/4/2018
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- "Intro" The London Experimental Jazz Quartet - "The Sound Of Next Year's Echo" - Invisible Roots Bob Dylan - "All The Tired Horses" - Self Portrait Ennio Morricone E La Sua Orchestra - "Vamos A Matar, Compañeros" - Vamos A Matar, Compañeros 7" Chico Buarque de Hollanda - Ennio Morricone - "Funerale Di Un Contadino" - Per un Pugno di Samba Ennio Morricone / Gillo Pontecorvo - "June 1956: The People Revolt" - Battle Of Algiers: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack John Zorn - "Battle...

Duration:03:10:35

A Look Back At The Year That Was from Dec 28, 2017

12/28/2017
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- "Intro" Sauter-Finegan Orchestra - "The Minute" - Adventure in Time [From January 5, 2017: Through a Veil of Moon Mist: Adventures in Time & Space] Lancelot Layne - "Make Life Easy on Me" - Who Could Help Me / Make Life Easy on Me 7" [January 12, 2017: The Rebels are Coming to Town] Jayne Cortez - "Do You Think" - Celebrations and Solitudes [January 19, 2017: If The Drum Is A Woman – March] Chalkdust - "Immigration Problems" - Teacher, Commoner & King [January 26, 2017: Funk, Jazz &...

Duration:03:10:48

Fantasies for Electromagnetic Tape from Dec 7, 2017

12/7/2017
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- "Intro" Terry Riley - "Happy Ending" - Happy Ending [from the film, Les Yeux Fermes] Batsumi - "Lishonile" - Batsumi [South Africa] Music behind DJ: The Sound Proofs - "Love and Peace" - After Me [South Africa] İlhan Mimaroǧlu - "Intermezzo" - Electronic Music İlhan Mimaroǧlu - "Bowery Bum (Study After Jean Dubuffet)" - Electronic Music Gökçen Kaynatan - "Doğanın Ötesi" - Gökçen Kaynatan Gökçen Kaynatan - "Madimak" - Gökçen Kaynatan Gökçen Kaynatan - "Cennet Dünyamiz" - Gökçen...

Duration:03:09:55

Exotica Gardens: Rituals and Ceremonies in Realms of the Unreal from Nov 30, 2017

11/30/2017
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- "Intro" Tiki Gardens - "Torch Lighting Ceremony (Tiki Gardens)" - The Exotic Sounds of Tiki Gardens [Trader Frank - Twilight Time; Going To A Hukilau; Lovely Hula Hands; Trader Frank - Deep Twilight] Neal Scott - "Go Bohemian" - The Lavender Jungle: Tempting Treats From The Land Of Exotica Paul Leader - "The Devil's Pad" - The Lavender Jungle: Tempting Treats From The Land Of Exotica The Invaders - "Shock Treatment" - The Lavender Jungle: Tempting Treats From The Land Of Exotica The...

Duration:03:09:59

Piero Umiliani: Film Jazz, Synthi Times, Exotic Themes (Part Two) from Nov 9, 2017

11/9/2017
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- "Intro" Piero Umiliani - "Mah Na' Mah Na'" - Svezia, Inferno e Paradiso (Colonna Sonora Originale Del Film) [voc. by Alessandro Alessandroni] Piero Umiliani - "Fotomodelle" - Svezia, Inferno e Paradiso (Colonna Sonora Originale Del Film) Piero Umiliani - "Solitudine" - Svezia, Inferno e Paradiso (Colonna Sonora Originale Del Film) [with Gato Barbieri] Piero Umiliani - "Nel Cosmo" - Svezia, Inferno e Paradiso (Colonna Sonora Originale Del Film) Piero Umiliani - "Essere Donna" -...

Duration:03:10:21

Piero Umiliani: Film Jazz, Synthi Times, Exotic Themes (Part One) from Nov 2, 2017

11/2/2017
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- "Intro" Piero Umiliani (with Chet Baker) - "Smog" - Smog (Musiche Dalla Colonna Sonora Originale) Piero Umiliani (with Chet Baker) - "Twilight in Los Angeles" - Chet Baker – Italian Movies [ext. version of composition from Smog] Piero Umiliani (with Gato Barbieri) - "Lontananza e Sequenza" - Two Pictures, Years 1965-1968 [orig. from soundtrack, Una Bella Grinta (CAM)] Piero Umiliani E La Sua Orchestra ‎ - "Big Band Blues" - Jazz Dall' Italia N. 2 : Big Band Blues Piero Umiliani -...

Duration:03:10:26

Kometenmelodies, Killer Bullets, Psychedelic Sanzas from Oct 26, 2017

10/26/2017
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- "Intro" Catherine Ribeiro + Alpes - "Paix" - Paix Music behind DJ: Neu! - "Leb Wohl" Kraftwerk - "Kohoutek-Kometenmelodie (Version 1)" - Kohoutek-Kometenmelodie Tyndall - "Transit Westberlin" - Reflexionen Novalis - "Dronsz" - Novalis Adelbert Von Deyen - "Silverrain" - Atmosphere Ejwuusl Wessahqqan - "Die Geborstenen Kuppeln Von Yethlyreom" - Ejwuusl Wessahqqan Ose - "29h 08mn" - Adonia Kraftwerk - "Kohoutek-Kometenmelodie (Version 2)" - Kohoutek-Kometenmelodie Music behind...

Duration:03:10:59

Red Velvet and Other Dollar-Bin Records I Have Loved from Oct 19, 2017

10/19/2017
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- "Intro" Stanley Black and His Orchestra - "Isn't It Romantic" - Red Velvet Stanley Black and His Orchestra - "I Can't Believe You're in Love With Me" - Red Velvet Music behind DJ: - "Red Velvet" Bert Kaempfert & His Orchestra - "Afrikaan Beat" - Afrikaan Beat Bert Kaempfert & His Orchestra - "Dancing in the Dark" - Afrikaan Beat Bert Kaempfert & His Orchestra - "Moonglow" - Afrikaan Beat Bert Kaempfert & His Orchestra - "Where Flamingos Fly" - Afrikaan Beat Bert Kaempfert &...

Duration:03:10:50

Music in Mahogany ("There's Something Wrong With That System") from Oct 12, 2017

10/12/2017
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- "Intro" Angel Rada - "Sirius Y Las Ballenas" - Impressiones Etnosonicas [Venezuela] Angel Rada - "Carillon" - Upadesa Angel Rada - "Basheeba" - Upadesa Angel Rada - "Panico A Las 5 A.M." - Upadesa Miguel Flores - "Taki Onqoy" - Primitivo [Peru] El Polen - "La Puna" - Fuera de la Ciudad [Peru] Peter Garland - "Another Sunrise Pt.3: "On Entre O.K. – On Sort K.O." (Rumba - Elegy)" - Another Sunrise [Ensemble – Essential Music; Piano – Aki Takahashi, Judith Gordon] Music behind...

Duration:03:10:35

Música Cósmica Folclórica y Cumbias Psicodélicas from Oct 5, 2017

10/5/2017
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- "Intro" Moreno e Moreninho - "Chegada da Bandeira" - Capelinha de Santos Reis [Brazil] Edmundo P. Zaldivar - "Cholita" - Carnavalitos [Argentina] Roberto Cantoral - "El Caballo" - Hijo Malo [Mexico] Juan Vicente Torrealba - "Andalucia" - Interpreta Su Musica [Venezuela] Juan Vicente Torrealba - "Chipolenado" - Interpreta Su Musica [Venezuela] Les 4 Guaranis - "La Tropilla" - 2ème Récital [Argentina] Unidentified Street Artist - "Cumbia" - Street Music of Panama – Cumbias,...

Duration:03:10:15

Children of All Ages (Just Might Turn Out to be Sages) from Sep 28, 2017

9/28/2017
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- "Intro" Vince Guaraldi - "Centercourt" - The Lost Cues From The Charlie Brown Television Specials, Volume 1 Vince Guaraldi - "Joe Cool (Vocal)" - The Lost Cues From The Charlie Brown Television Specials, Volume 1 Vince Guaraldi - "Pitkin County Blues" - The Lost Cues From The Charlie Brown Television Specials, Volume 1 Vince Guaraldi - "Little Birdie" - The Lost Cues From The Charlie Brown Television Specials, Volume 1 Vince Guaraldi - "African Sleigh Ride" - The Lost Cues From The...

Duration:03:12:30

Relaxing with Cugat, Jazz Toccata & Fugue, Stormy Weather from Sep 14, 2017

9/14/2017
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- "Intro" Xavier Cugat - "Play, Fiddle, Play" - Quiet Music, Volume 6: Relaxing With Cugat Xavier Cugat - "Spanish Dance" - Quiet Music, Volume 6: Relaxing With Cugat Xavier Cugat - "Cuban Love Song" - 78 Xavier Cugat - "Cielito Lindo" - Magic of the Rumba Xavier Cugat - "Nightingale" - Viva Cugat! Xavier Cugat - "Perfidia" - Viva Cugat! Xavier Cugat - "China Boy Mambo" - Mambo! Xavier Cugat - "On An Island With You" - Quiet Music, Volume 6: Relaxing With Cugat Xavier Cugat -...

Duration:03:11:16

In Search of New Languages: Women in Electronic Music (Commercial & Mystic – All Dreams Are Not For Sale) from Sep 7, 2017

9/7/2017
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Holger Czukay - "Blessed Easter" - Rome Remains Rome [pre-show, unarchived set, in memoriam Holger Czukay] Holger Czukay - "Cool in the Pool" - Movies Holger Czukay - "Hollywood Symphony" - Movies Les Vampyrettes - "Menetekel" - Les Vampyrettes 12" [Les Vampyrettes is Conny Plank and Holger Czukay] Holger Czukay - "Sudetenland" - Rome Remains Rome Holger Czukay / Rolf Dammers - "Canaxis" - Canaxis 5 Music behind DJ: - "Intro" Pauline Oliveros - "I of IV" - Steve Reich / Richard...

Duration:03:08:42

In Search of New Languages: Women in Electronic Music (Switching On & Classical Astronomy) from Aug 31, 2017

8/31/2017
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- "Intro" Wendy Carlos - "Summer" - Sonic Seasonings ["Trans-Electronic Music Productions, Inc. Presents"] Wendy Carlos - "Title Music From A Clockwork Orange" - Walter Carlos' Clockwork Orange [from Purcell's "Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary"] Wendy Carlos - "Theme From A Clockwork Orange (Beethoviana)" - Walter Carlos' Clockwork Orange Wendy Carlos - "Pop Purcell" - Rediscovering Lost Scores - Volume One (Quintessential Archeomusicology – Film Music By Wendy Carlos) Wendy Carlos...

Duration:03:13:42

In Search of New Languages: Women in Electronic Music (Astral Traveling, Forces of Nature, Dance & Performance) from Aug 24, 2017

8/24/2017
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- "Intro" Emerald Web - "Rainforest" - Valley of the Birds [Bob Stohl & Kat Epple] Emerald Web - "Photonos" - Valley of the Birds Music behind DJ: Emerald Web - "Chasing of the Shadowbeast" - The Stargate Tapes 1979-82 Laurie Spiegel - "Drums" - The Capriccio Series of New American Music [rec. 1975 on the GROOVE hybrid system at Bell labs] Laurie Spiegel - "Patchwork" - The Expanding Universe [rec. 1974-76 on the GROOVE hybrid system at Bell labs] Laurie Spiegel - "Appalachian...

Duration:03:10:46

Jazz Spirits and Arkestral Mind-Expansion from Jul 20, 2017

7/20/2017
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- "Intro" Tino Contreras - "Ravi Shankar" - El Jazz Mexicano De Tino Contreras [from a 1971 tape rec. live at Palacio de Bella Artes, Mexico] Gabor Szabo - "Caravan" - Jazz Raga Music behind DJ: Cedric Im Brooks - Im Flash Forward Eddie Harris - "A Little Wes" - Instant Death Eddie Harris - "Zambezi Dance" - Instant Death Yusef Lateef - "Nubian Lady" - Gentle Giant Yusef Lateef - "Lowland Lullaby" - Gentle Giant Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda - "Madhura Manohara Giridhari" -...

Duration:03:10:26

Fourth World Dream Theory (The Possible Musics of Jon Hassell) from Jul 13, 2017

7/13/2017
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- "Intro" Jon Hassell / Brian Eno - "Charm (Over "Burundi Cloud")" - Fourth World Vol. 1 – Possible Musics [Congas – Ayibe Dieng; Ghatam, Drum [Loop Drum] – Nana Vasconcelos] Music behind DJ: Pandit Pran Nath - "Ragas" - Raga Yaman Kalyan [with Lamonte Young (Tambura)] Jon Hassell - "Toucan Ocean" - Vernal Equinox Jon Hassell - "Viva Shona" - Vernal Equinox Jon Hassell - "Caracas Night September 11, 1975" - Vernal Equinox Jon Hassell - "Voodoo Wind" - Earthquake Island Jon...

Duration:03:09:25

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