Episode 11 of the Field Tracker radio program on CJSR 88.5fm. This week’s playlist was composed by guest ambient DJ David Letersky and consisted of ambient tracks centered around or featuring vocals.

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Setlist:

Giuseppe Ielasi – (another) Stunt (0:00)
Atlas Sound – On Guard (7:32)
Loscil – The Making of Grief Point (11:09)
Savvas Ysatis & Taylor Deupree – Like Ice on a Summer’s Day (22:46)
Biosphere – Times When I Know You’ll Be Sad (27:31)
Aix Em Klemm – The Girl With The Flesh Colored Crayon (33:10)
Sawako – A Last Next (36:38)
Fourcolor – Iris (familiar) (41:41)
Windy & Carl – My Love (46:39)
Brian Eno – 1/2 (55:51)

Episode 10 of the Field Tracker radio program on CJSR 88.5fm. This week consisted entirely of live ambient music recorded and released by the performing artist.

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Setlist:

Christopher Willits – Improvisation Tokyo June 30, 2006 (0:00)
Taylor Deupree – Tasogare: Live in Tokyo [April 11, 2010] (excerpt) (8:57)
Steve Roden – Amnesia Berlin, 2004 (excerpt) (20:26)
Sawako, Richard Chartier, Shinjro Yamaguchi – November 9, 2007 (excerpt) (25:52)
Tim Hecker – Mort Aux Vaches (excerpt) (33:13)
Adam Pacione – Elevator Bath 10 Year Anniversary Showcase Set August 16, 2008 (excerpt) (41:09)
Aidan Baker – Live in London May 14, 2007 Part Two (48:49)
Beautumn – Everfields (57:00)
Mugen – Fabrica Plant 25 October 2004 (64:42)

Episode 9 of the Field Tracker radio program on CJSR 88.5fm. This week showcased ambient releases of the last 5 years or so by artists from the 12K record label.

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Setlist:

Taylor Deupree – Attic (0:00)
Marcus Fischer – Cascadia Obscura (8:35)
Minamo – When Unwelt Melts (16:37)
Fourcolor – Quiet Gray 1 (24:08)
Illuha – Saika (31:30)
Sawako & Hofli – Tasogare: Live in Tokyo [April 10, 2010] (39:32)
Seaworthy & Matt Rosner – Meroo Lake Part 2 (54:26)
Tomasz Bednarczyk – The Sketch (58:00)
Solo Andata – Beyond This Window (62:54)
Willits & Sakamoto – Umi (69:47)
Giuseppe Ielasi – 9 (75:40)

Episode 8 of the Field Tracker radio program on CJSR 88.5FM. This week focused on the ambient house/ambient techno sub-genre that was seeded by early electronic artists such as Kraftwerk and Yellow Magic Orchestra but blossomed in the early 90’s primarily through the work of Warp Records artists like Aphex Twin, The Orb, Autechre et al.

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Setlist:

Boards of Canada – The Color of the Fire (0:00)
Boards of Canada – Telephasic Workshop (1:46)
Dr. Alex Paterson – Loving You Live(aka The Orb) (11:48)
B12 – Mondrin (17:49)
Ken Ishii – Ethos 9 (25:55)
Black Dog Productions – Clan (Mongol Horde) (34:20)
Yellow Magic Orchestra – Nanga Def? (44:53)
Aphex Twin – Ptolemy (52:11)
Autechre – Lentic Catachresis (62:08)