Field Tracker – Episode 43

February 11, 2013

Episode 43 of the Field Tracker radio show on CJSR 88.5fm or cjsr.com. Melancholy ambient drones to start Field Tracker’s new year.

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Setlist:

Gareth Hardwick – Of The Sea And The Shore 1
Secret Colors – Stretching Out
Taylor Deupree & Marcus Fischer – Blanketing
Segue – Turn
Hong Kong In The 60s – Exploring The Landscape
Eskmoo – Communication
Stars Of The Lid – The Mouthchew

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Episode 41 of the Field Tracker radio show on CJSR 88.5fm or cjsr.com. A showcase of the best ambient releases from the past year, 2012.

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Setlist:

Willits + Sakamoto – CompletionBrian Eno – Side D
Windy & Carl – The Smell of Old Books
The Boats – The Ballad For Achievement
Taylor Deupree – Negative Snow
Willamette – Always in Postscript
Kyle Bobby Dunn – In Search of a Poetic Whole

Field Tracker – Episode 38

December 19, 2012

Episode 38 of the Field Tracker radio show on CJSR 88.5fm or cjsr.com. Ambient selected from records that were delivered to the Field Tracker house the previous week.

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Setlist:

Brian Eno – Lux (Side B)
Fabio Orsi & Seaworthy – Evening By Evening
Celer – Tightrope (excerpt)
Gareth Hardwick – Of The Sea And The Shore (track 1)
Taylor Deupree – Sere
Taylor Deupree – Dreams of Stairs
Tim Hecker & Daniel Lopatin – Racist Drone

Field Tracker – Episode 36

December 19, 2012

Episode 36 of the Field Tracker radio show on CJSR 88.5fm or cjsr.com. Particularly long ambient tracks this week. A few 15-20 songs.

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Setlist:

Taylor Deupree – November
Kyle Bobby Dunn – La Chanson de Beurrage
Willits + Sakamoto – I Don’t Want to Understand
Adam Pacione – Selo/Always

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 7 of the Field Tracker radio program on CJSR 88.5FM. This week consisted of a history of the career of ambient/electronic composer, Tetsu Inoue, starting from his first releases in 1993 up to his latest release in 2007.

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Setlist:

Tetsu Inoue & Pete Namlook – Tokai (0:00)
Datacide – Deep Chair (excerpt) (13:15)
Tetsu Inoue – Low of Vibration (18:47)
Tetsu Inoue & Jonah Sharp – Morphing Cloud (excerpt) (32:04)
Tetsu Inoue, Atom Heart, & Bill Laswell – Green Paste (excerpt) (41:11)
Tetsu Inoue – Health Loop (46:28)
Tetsu Inoue & Taylor Deupree – Interior/Tone (56:10)
Tetsu Inoue & Adam Deutsch – Field Tracker (excerpt) (60:16)
Tetsu Inoue – O Shape (66:14)
Tetsu Inoue – Symphony H20 (72:45)

Episode 5 of the Field Tracker radio program on CJSR 88.5FM. Ambient music based around field recordings.

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Setlist:

Seaworthy and Matt Rosner – Meroo Forest (0:00)
Seaworthy and Matt Rosner – Meroo Stream (4:00)
Solo Andata – Woods Flesh Bone (7:32)
Taylor Deupree – Rusted Oak (22:33)
Sawako – Ex.O.Tico. (33:10)
Brian Eno – Unfamiliar Wind (Leeks hills) (36:50)
Sleepytown Manufacture & Unit 21 – Swollenguest (44:05)
Beautumn – Acoustic Nerve (48:36)
Biosphere – Spring Fever (54:10)
Willamette – We’re Still Here (59:10)
Willamette – Echo Park (1:00:28)

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)