Episode 105

November 22, 2014


The 2014 fundraising episode for CJSR 88.5FM’s Fundrive. This episode is devoted to a sample of the various kinds of ambient and experimental music I play throughout the show’s weekly existence.

Seaworthy – Dawn, 2nd October 2005
Beneath The Castle – birds, thunder, powertools
Yoshimi and Yuka – Korokokoro ‘N Insects

Pjusk – Rim
Richards Skelton – Scar Tissue
Windy & Carl – Interlude

Kyle Bobby Dunn – Canticle of Votier’s Flats
Willamette – Mid-August, For Rachel
Stars of the Lid – Hiberner Toujours

Sawako – Ev. o. tico
Moskitoo – Taxonomy
Fourcolor – Frosted Mint

Brian McBride – Prelude
Morgan Greenwood – 58936juiceboxe
Brian Eno – Quartz
Milieu – Sky Blue Dreamboat

Tetsu Inoue – Rebeat Reduction
Christopher Willits – The Baroque Machine
Autechre – Sonderemawe

Biosphere – Prologue
Stars of the Lid – Down II
Gregg Kowalsky – VIII
Tim Hecker – Palimpsest 1
Beautumn – Kilimanjaro

Endlessly – Arcturus
Adam Pacione – Warming Trend

Boards of Canada – The Smallest Weird Number
Evan A. James – II
The Caretaker – I feel as if I might be vanishing


Episode 92 of the Field Tracker radio program on CJSR 88.5fm. No theme, all vinyl.



Liars – The Exact Colour of Doubt
Boards of Canada – Cold Earth
Oneohtrix Point Never – Chrome Country
Oval – Scanner
Taylor Deupree + Marcus Fischer – Blanketing
Taylor Deupree + Marcus Fischer – Cloudline
Tim Hecker – Stigmata I
Tim Hecker – Stigmata II
Christopher Bissonnette – Another Moving Sight
Makoto Ozone – Watch What I’m Gonna Do

Episode 67 of the Field Tracker radio program on CJSR 88.5fm. No theme this week just good ambient music.


Taylor Deupree – Shutter
Karie Kahimi + Tomoki Kanda – Blue Orb
Happy Trendy – #12
Boards of Canada – Jacqard Causeway
Tosca – Piano Intro
Tosca – No Hassle
Happy Trendy – #08
Eluder – Eternal Recurrence

Episode 58 of the Field Tracker radio program on CJSR 88.5fm. Monologue-al ambient music packed to the brim with drones of voices speaking dronily.


Giuseppe Ielasi – Another Stunt side A, track 1
Boards of Canada – One Very Important Thought
Boards of Canada – Dandelion
Boards of Canada – Reach for the Dead
Tosca – Amalienbad
Tosca – Listen My Friend
Tosca – Ladies + Gentlemen
Tosca – Chocolate Elvis
Tosca – Elitsa
Tosca – Rondo Acapricio
Atlas Sound – A Ghost Story
Beck – Exoskeleton
Biosphere – Kobresia
Captain Beefheart and his Magic Band – The Dust Blows Forward N’ The Dust Blows Back

Episode 13 of the Field Tracker radio show on CJSR 88.5fm or cjsr.com. This week enveloped the senses with some deeply soothing warm drones.



Boards of Canada – Constants Are Changing
Yoshimi and Yuka – Umegination
Amplifier Machine – Up With The Curtain, Down With Yr Pants
Drafted By Minotaurs – Blueprints For Sunbuilding
Seaworthy – Installation 3
Fourcolor – Season
Growing – Primitive Associations
Mountains – Live at the Triple Door
Willamette – A Year of Failure, A Year of Fortune
Kiln – A.M.
Sleepytown Manufacture & Unit 21 – Blooming Woods
Endlessly – Oroborus
Adam Pacione – You’ve Been Gone Longer Than I Knew You
Tim Hecker – Paragon Point
Windy & Carl – Btwn You and Me
Stars of the Lid – Requiem for Dying Mothers

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.



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)