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Music for my own comfort and the beyond. A small selection of some of my favourite tracks. This theme will be a recurring one.

Christopher Bissonnette – Jour Et Nuit
Stars of the Lid – Down 3
Eluder – Autumn Hips
Adam Pacione – Available Light
Adam Pacione – Good Morning Mockingbird
Adam Pacione – Sava
Beautumn – Cause of Divine
Brian Eno – Signals
Sleepytown Manufactre & Unit 21 – Athena
Taylor Deupree – Weather

Episode 106

November 22, 2014

Socan time

SOCAN, Canada’s society to get musician’s money was polling CJSR this week so it is another Canadian-only ambient artist set. The set is also filled with warm colored tones for Canadian thanksgiving.

Sirch – First Haze
Morgan Greenwood – Naleigh
Christopher Bissonnette – Wasting a Little Time
Segue – Tape Dub
Loscil – Coyote
Gunwale – Behind the Complex
Willamette – Measuring Heartbreak
Kyle Bobby Dunn – The Same (Drunk in Quebec and in Love Club Remix)
Aidan Baker & Tim Hecker – Hymn to the Idea of Night I-XI
Tim Hecker – Stab Variation

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Episode 103

November 22, 2014

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Harsh but beautiful sounds collected on this September night in Edmonton.

Minoru Sato – irrecularity/homogeneity emerging from the perturbation field
Christopher Bissonnette – Another Moving Site
Shuttle 358 – Lebec 4200ft
PJ Philipson – Memory of Marshall Howe
Willamette – Brief Moments in Long Term Doubt
Lawrence English – The Liquid Casket/Wilderness of Mirrors
Northumbria – Vanishing Point
North Atlantic Drift – Polaris
Richard Skelton – Threads Across the River

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Episode 93 of the Field Tracker radio program on CJSR 88.5fm. An old Muxtape my friend David put together.

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Setlist

Stars of the Lid – Appreludes (in C Sharp Major)
Beautumn – Acoustic Nerve
Volcano the Bear – Ong Pate
Volcano the Bear – Russian Milk
The Field – From Here We Go Sublime
Tosca – wien in E. (session 3)
Autechre – Simmm
Jerry Schroeder – Underlow
Doublends Vert – Untitled 5
Brian Eno – Tal Coat
Christopher Bissonnette – Uniformity is Undesirable

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

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Setlist

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 15 of the Field Tracker radio show on CJSR 88.5fm or cjsr.com. This week consisted or 15 tracks from the 25 track ambient collaborative release, instagr/am/bient, in which ambient artists swapped instagram photos and created short ambient companions to the photos.

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Setlist:

Oootini – My Other Lens is a Leica
Smyth – The Space Between
Benjamin Dauer – In Reference to Time
J butler – Sundown
Atlastop – A Bursting Yellow Heart Landed in the Collapsible Forest
Steiner – A Place I Used to Call Home
Radere – Snow Noise (Overhead)
Mark Rushton – Float
Warren Craghead III – Some Found Things
Evan Cordes – At the Window
Richard Ginns – Mauldeth Rise
Linda Aubry Bullock – Near Cedar
Ted James – You’re Trying to Focus, but it’s Too Far Away
Christopher Bissonnette – Downwards
Naoyuki Sasanami – Fugetsu
Marcus Fischer – Up Above the Hill-Sky
Wooden Walls – Meter Maid
Tom Vourtsis – Black Eyes

Episode 12 of the Field Tracker radio show on CJSR 88.5fm or cjsr.com. This week was curated by guest DJ David Letersky and focuses on dark, almost nostalgic drones.

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Setlist:

Stars of the Lid – Down 3 (0:00)
Kyle Bobby Dunn – Small show of Hands (9:12)
Windy & Carl – Songs for the Broken Hearted (15:12)
Endlessly – Mira (28:49)
Eluder – Recollection (37:39)
Pjusk – Sygge (46:02)
Christopher Bissonnette – Provenance (52:42)
Brian Eno – A Clearing (63:06)

Episode 4 of the Field Tracker radio program on CJSR 88.5FM. 100% Canadian ambient music this week

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Setlist:

Tim Hecker – The Piano Drop (0:00)
Mark Templeton – Safely into March (5:30)
Kyle Bobby Dunn – Canyon Meadows (17:16)
Christopher Bissonnette & David Wenngren – A Deceptive and Distant Howl (25:30)
Mid Pines – Deep Unto Deep (35:00)
Tim Hecker – Currents of Electrosasy (48:23)
Loscil – Halcyon (53:11)

Episode 3 of the Field Tracker radio program on CJSR 88.5FM. Audibly instrumental ambient works.

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Setlist:

Drafted By Minotaurs –  Blueprints for Sunbuilding(0:00)
Brian McBride – Several Tries (in an Unelevated Style) (12:15)
Stars of the Lid – Hiberner Tojours(21:25)
A Winged Victory for the Sullen – Requiem for the Static King Part 1 (23:07)
Mountains – Map Table (27:32)
Seaworthy – Ammunition 4 (33:18)
Lawrence English – Watching it Unfold (38:20)
Richard Skelton – Brook (45:38)
FM3 – Track 1 – (53:52)
Christopher Bissonnette – Tempest (57:00)

Field Tracker – Episode 1

February 20, 2012

Episode 1 of the Field Tracker radio show on CJSR 88.5FM. A selection of my favourite ambient works.

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Setlist:

Stars of the Lid – Dungtitle (in A major) (1:41)
Kyle Bobby Dunn – Last Minute Jest (8:36)
Sawako – April ~ From Sea Shell (10:33)
Taylor Deupree – Weather (16:05)
Tetsu Inoue – Inter Link (21:10)
Loscil – Zephyr (33:42)
Tim Hecker – The Piano Drop (38:50)
Adam Pacione – Washed Ashore (43:00)
Christopher Bissonnette – Jour et Nuit (51:00)
Eluder – The Path Leads to the Solution (58:20)