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Location:

Seattle, WA

Networks:

KEXP

Description:

Sonarchy Radio is a live performance broadcast that is a showcase for the many northwest artists who are pushing the limits of their music. Each week Jack Straw Productions in Seattle's University District hooks up it's non-profit recording studio to KEXP and sets the stage for you to sit in the middle of unique performance.

Twitter:

@kexp

Language:

English

Contact:

113 Dexter Avenue North Seattle, WA 98109 206-520-5833


Episodes

Norm Chambers

9/18/2017
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This session features solo electronics and field recordings in service of a well-calibrated ambience.

Duration: 00:59:54


BreathPlay

9/11/2017
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An improvised music/sound art performance by Christopher Yohmei Blaudel (shakuhachi) and Byron Au Yong (performing with water, chinese percussion, er-hu, voice and piano.)

Duration: 00:59:52


The Machine That We Built

9/4/2017
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This session features an instrumental/orchestral approach to the music of Jimi Hendrix performed by a large ensemble.

Duration: 00:59:54


Portland Bike Ensemble

8/28/2017
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Four bicycles, four contact microphones and four amps create a strange and fascinating world of sound in this session.

Duration: 00:59:59


Cecil Moses & the SG's

8/17/2017
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Rising from the formidable Seattle funk/soul scene comes this super-sturdy outfit featuring Colin Higgins (guitar), Marc Hager (keys), Bob Heinemann (bass), and Olli Klomp (drums).

Duration: 00:59:57


Sonarchy Radio Podcast: Kristopher Wettstein

8/14/2017
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In this session, Kristopher Wettstein performs "Tent of Meeting", an experiment in loving action for solo piano.

Duration: 00:59:55


Fish Out Of Water

8/7/2017
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This 2005 session features masterful free-improvisation from Toshi Makihara (percussion,) Elizabeth Falconer (koto,) and Suzie Kozawa (sounds and textures,) to create a unique listening experience.

Duration: 00:59:55


Astrol Waters

7/31/2017
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Vocalist Keenen Magik leads the psychedelic hip-hop big band in this session.

Duration: 00:59:54


Dub Championz

7/24/2017
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This 2006 performance from the Pacific Northwest's finest is a powerhouse with live and fully connected dub.

Duration: 01:00:01


Matrio

7/17/2017
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A stunning musical collaboration between James Falzone (piano, clarinet, shruti box), Tom Baker (fretless guitar, theremin), and Greg Campbell (percussion, effects and french horn.)

Duration: 00:59:53


Azelia

7/3/2017
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This 1996 session from the Sonarchy archive series features the compositions of Andrew Dury (drums), Brent Arnold (cello), Fred Chalenor (bass), and Steve Moore (trombone).

Duration: 00:59:54


Rahikka

6/26/2017
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Meditative atmospheres created through electronics highlight this session.

Duration: 00:59:53


Jason E. Anderson

6/12/2017
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A computer-controlled (super collider) analog synth and the processed voice of Ian Halloran form this gauzy session.

Duration: 00:59:54


Brown Cloud

6/5/2017
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Slow, low, loud, and deep sounds from Kristian Garrard (guitar, electronics), Andrew Swanson (sax, keys), Chris Icasiano (drums.)

Duration: 00:59:42


Sonarchy Radio Podcast: Vicki Ray Scot Ray

5/29/2017
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This session features new 20th century music for prepared piano, looped slide guitar, and fine-tuned listening.

Duration: 00:59:54


Paul Kikuchi's Bat of No Bird Island

5/22/2017
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The ensemble of Tari Nelson-Zagar, Maria Scherer Wilson, Eyvind Kang, Bill Horist, Stuart Dempster, and Rob Millis perform a new piece inspired by a family memoir and a 78rpm record collection.

Duration: 00:59:49


Big Crinkly Trio

5/8/2017
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An ideal trio balance in a jazz music setting features Pete Turner (drums), Doug Lilla (electric bass) and Jim Knodle (trumpet.)

Duration: 00:57:37


Moraine

5/1/2017
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This electric, bomb-dropping session from Dennis Rea's band aims equally at prog rock partisans, jazz aficionados, and metalheads.

Duration: 00:59:53


Todd Bishop's Pop Art 4

4/24/2017
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Jazz interpretations of the music of French pop icon Serge Gainsbourg played by Rich Cole (sax), Dan Duval (guitar), Chris Mosely (guitar), Jason Goessl (bass), and Todd Bishop (drums).

Duration: 00:59:47


Big Band Thing

4/17/2017
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Produced by drummer Don Berman, this session features 10 players performing "Ascension NW", based on John Coltrane's "Ascension."

Duration: 00:59:55

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