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Mark Rushton's Ambient and Electronic Music Podcast

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Iowa City, IA

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English


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Wayfinding (Ambient Rushton Podcast 124)

9/24/2017
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No talking, just sounds. This is "Wayfinding". * If you like what I do, and want to support, please consider making a donation via Paypal: https://www.paypal.me/ambientrushton Follow Mark Rushton at Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/3o7In5aHAnzK7WYGHY5Khx Buy Mark Rushton downloads at Bandcamp: https://markrushton.bandcamp.com/ Mailing list: http://www.markrushton.com/ This podcast is hosted by Libsyn at: http://ambient.libsyn.com Podcast RSS feed is...

Duration: 00:17:45


Cerebral Night (Ambient Rushton Podcast 123)

8/19/2017
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This podcast is a two track preview of the new release by Ambient Matyk, a long-running side group I've had with bass guitarist Jon Harnish and other guests. The new album is called Cerebral Night and it was recorded on August 12th of 2017 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Following the Cerebral Night tracks, I play 5 older tracks by Ambient Matyk, going as far back as 2005. All were recorded live and completely improvised. While "Cerebral Night" is on all streaming services and digital download...

Duration: 00:26:29


A Brief Stop (Ambient Rushton Podcast 122)

7/31/2017
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A preview of my latest ambient album, A Brief Stop. If you like what I do, and want to support, please consider making a donation via Paypal: https://www.paypal.me/ambientrushton Follow Mark Rushton at Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/3o7In5aHAnzK7WYGHY5Khx Buy Mark Rushton downloads at Bandcamp: https://markrushton.bandcamp.com/ Mailing list: http://www.markrushton.com/ This podcast is hosted by Libsyn at: http://ambient.libsyn.com Podcast RSS feed is...

Duration: 00:05:59


Walking Around The Iowa City Jazz Festival 2017 (Ambient Rushton Podcast 121)

7/1/2017
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In 2015, I walked around downtown Iowa City, where I live, to capture sounds on the perimeter of the Iowa City Jazz Festival, which occurs every 4th of July weekend. Those sounds were edited and compiled into Ambient Rushton Podcast 80: http://ambient.libsyn.com/ambient-rushton-podcast-80-walking-near-the-iowa-city-jazz-festival In 2017 I'm back in downtown Iowa City during the Jazz Festival, although in this recording I'm closer to the action, but not too close. Throughout most of this...

Duration: 00:11:05


Upstream (Ambient Rushton Podcast 120)

6/8/2017
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For this week's Disquiet Junto, the project was to make ambient recordings based on source audio from the artist Chris Kallmyer. He recorded the music using bells and bowls he constructed from clay sourced on the banks of the Mississippi River in St. Louis. The goal was to make recordings that can also be played in the San Francisco gallery where Kallmyer’s work is currently on display as part of the exhibit “Listening Is a Luxury.” Among Kallmyer’s sonic objects made from the St....

Duration: 00:23:15


30 Minutes of Wind and Wind Chimes (Ambient Rushton Podcast 119)

5/24/2017
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No talking in this podcast. Just 30 minutes of wind and wind chimes, along with some bird sounds, water drip sounds, road sounds, and, near the end, the University of Iowa Power Plant steam whistle after traveling a few miles in the breeze. If you like what I do, and want to support, please consider making a donation via Paypal: https://www.paypal.me/ambientrushton Follow Mark Rushton at Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/3o7In5aHAnzK7WYGHY5Khx Buy Mark Rushton downloads at...

Duration: 00:29:59


20 Minutes of Slightly Altered Rain Sounds (Ambient Rushton Podcast 118)

4/27/2017
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No talking in this podcast. Just 20 minutes of slightly altered rain sounds. It sounds like normal rain. Follow Mark Rushton at Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/3o7In5aHAnzK7WYGHY5Khx Buy Mark Rushton downloads at Bandcamp: https://markrushton.bandcamp.com/ Mailing list: http://www.markrushton.com/ This podcast is hosted by Libsyn at: http://ambient.libsyn.com Podcast RSS feed is http://ambient.libsyn.com/rss

Duration: 00:20:03


Chillout Preservation Collective (Ambient Rushton Podcast 117)

4/4/2017
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Follow Mark Rushton at Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/3o7In5aHAnzK7WYGHY5Khx Chillout Preservation Collective at Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/3JZaAn90IJsa4x1yEu3HP6 Mailing list: http://www.markrushton.com/ This podcast is hosted by Libsyn at: http://ambient.libsyn.com Podcast RSS feed is http://ambient.libsyn.com/rss

Duration: 00:11:37


Hover and Circle Part 2 (Ambient Rushton Podcast 116)

3/16/2017
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An extended remix of my track Hover and Circle. Follow Mark Rushton at Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/3o7In5aHAnzK7WYGHY5Khx Mailing list: http://www.markrushton.com/ This podcast is hosted by Libsyn at: http://ambient.libsyn.com Podcast RSS feed is http://ambient.libsyn.com/rss

Duration: 00:09:56


Strange Voices (Ambient Rushton Podcast 114)

2/5/2017
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Strange Voices features five tracks I've made over the years with odd voice sounds in them - processed shortwave, processed voicemails, cut up stories, etc: 1. Money Agent (2005) 2. Crazy People Drive People Crazy (2017) 3. On The Town (2011) 4. Bruises (2011) 5. Destroy All Motorcycles (2016) Follow Mark Rushton at Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/3o7In5aHAnzK7WYGHY5Khx Follow Ambient Matyk at Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/0T3tAixG1YkckqvD7PVPLi Follow Cannabis...

Duration: 00:17:59


Ambient Matyk (Ambient Rushton Podcast 113)

1/26/2017
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Four tracks by my live/ambient side group Ambient Matyk (Mark Rushton and Jon Harnish and sometimes guests). "Ghosts In This Room", "Seven Sea", "The Air In This Room", and "The Water Tower". Follow Ambient Matyk at Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/0T3tAixG1YkckqvD7PVPLi Follow Mark Rushton at Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/3o7In5aHAnzK7WYGHY5Khx Buy Mark Rushton downloads at Bandcamp: https://markrushton.bandcamp.com/ Mailing list: http://www.markrushton.com/ This...

Duration: 00:19:05


Ambient Electronic in 2017 (Ambient Rushton Podcast 112)

1/8/2017
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4 pieces of music and sound: 1. an excerpt from "Concentration Music", 2. Ambient Matyk live recording from 2009 called "Challenger Deep", 3. A recent (late December 2016) Ambient Matyk live untitled piece by Mark Rushton and Jon Harnish, and 4. "Baby, It's Cold", my latest contribution to the Disquiet Junto, now in it's 6th year. This project was called "Record the sound of ice in a glass and make something of it." Follow Mark Rushton at Spotify: http://spotify.markrushton.com Buy Mark...

Duration: 00:17:08


Airlock Part 2 (Ambient Rushton Podcast 111)

12/11/2016
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Follow Mark Rushton at Spotify: http://spotify.markrushton.com Buy Mark Rushton downloads at Bandcamp: https://markrushton.bandcamp.com/ Mailing list: http://mailinglist.markrushton.com/ This podcast is hosted by Libsyn at: http://ambient.libsyn.com Podcast RSS feed is http://ambient.libsyn.com/rss

Duration: 00:12:38


Breathe in the Winter Air (Ambient Rushton Podcast 110)

11/29/2016
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Follow Mark Rushton at Spotify: http://spotify.markrushton.com Buy Mark Rushton downloads at Bandcamp: https://markrushton.bandcamp.com/ Mailing list: http://mailinglist.markrushton.com/ This podcast is hosted by Libsyn at: http://ambient.libsyn.com Podcast RSS feed is http://ambient.libsyn.com/rss

Duration: 00:24:05


In The Clouds (Ambient Rushton Podcast 109)

11/13/2016
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For more music and sounds, visit markrushton.com Follow Mark Rushton at Spotify: http://spotify.markrushton.com Buy Mark Rushton downloads at Bandcamp: https://markrushton.bandcamp.com/ Mailing list: http://mailinglist.markrushton.com/ This podcast is hosted by Libsyn at: http://ambient.libsyn.com Podcast RSS feed is http://ambient.libsyn.com/rss

Duration: 00:25:26


Forward Contract Gray Wind (Ambient Rushton Podcast 108)

10/18/2016
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I like to remix/remake my sounds. This is a mashup of my track "Forward Contract" (altered a bit) from my 2015 album Right Mindfulness, and a field recording (also altered a bit). Buy "Right Mindfulness" at Bandcamp for a very low price - https://markrushton.bandcamp.com/album/right-mindfulness-2 Stream "Right Mindfulness" at Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/0lHZVxuzoRsx0SjfvvhxYQ For more music and sounds, visit markrushton.com Follow Mark Rushton at Spotify:...

Duration: 00:13:44


Baldcypress Knees Extended (Ambient Rushton Podcast 107)

10/10/2016
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For the 249th Disquiet Junto, relating to the 80th birthday of composer Steve Reich, I reworked a track of mine called "Baldcypress Trees" into a variation I call "Baldcypress Knees". The version you hear in this podcast is extended out a a few more minutes and is about 7 and a half minutes long. For more music and sounds, visit markrushton.com Follow Mark Rushton at Spotify: http://spotify.markrushton.com Mailing list: http://mailinglist.markrushton.com/ This podcast is hosted by...

Duration: 00:07:28


Push Back (Ambient Rushton Podcast 106)

9/29/2016
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Ambient and electronic music improvisations that were cut and stitched together for this podcast. For more music and sounds, visit markrushton.com Follow Mark Rushton at Spotify: http://spotify.markrushton.com Mailing list: http://mailinglist.markrushton.com/ This podcast is hosted by Libsyn at: http://ambient.libsyn.com Podcast RSS feed is http://ambient.libsyn.com/rss

Duration: 00:14:00


Old Electronics (Ambient Rushton Podcast 105)

9/19/2016
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Join my mailing list and I'll send you a free download code and link to my album OLD ELECTRONICS at Bandcamp. During the podcast, I play a 15 minute megamix of music from OLD ELECTRONICS. For more music and sounds, visit markrushton.com Follow Mark Rushton at Spotify: http://spotify.markrushton.com Mailing list: http://mailinglist.markrushton.com/ This podcast is hosted by Libsyn at: http://ambient.libsyn.com Podcast RSS feed is http://ambient.libsyn.com/rss

Duration: 00:15:12


Euro Mixin (Ambient Rushton Podcast 104)

9/5/2016
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This podcast is about my contribution to the 244th Disquiet.com Junto: Combine tracks from three different European netlabels (Portugal, Spain, Switzerland) into one sonic union for the 244th Disquiet.com Junto. I play the edited source audio from the three pieces and then I play a 10 minute version of what I created. For more music and sounds, visit markrushton.com Follow Mark Rushton at Spotify: http://spotify.markrushton.com Mailing list: http://mailinglist.markrushton.com/ This...

Duration: 00:09:25

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