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


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 100

September 11, 2014

100th episode spectular. 100 themed

Tim Hecker – 100 Years Ago
Pete Namlook & New Composers – Russian Spring (100th anniversary of eastern front WW1)
Discussion of The Art of Noises (futurist music book from 100 years ago)
Tetsu Inoue & Taylor Deupree – Now/Path (100 seconds long)
Fourcolor – Fountain (song title sums to 100)
Specta Ciera – Windy Walls (artist name sums to 100)
Eluder – Ritual 6 (album title, Rituals, sums to 100)
Solo Andata – Live in Tokyo [April 10, 2010] (100th day of the year)
Stars of the Lid – A Meaningful Moment Through a Meaning(less) Process (from Kranky’s 100th release)
Moskitoo – Tip Top Blues (200 seconds long, looking to the future)

Episode 95 of the Field Tracker radio program on CJSR 88.5fm. Songs I would show to strangers.


Brian Eno – 1-1
Stars of the Lid – Dungtitled (in A major)
Taylor Deupree – Shutter
Seaworthy – Ammunition 2
Tetsu Inoue – Interlink
Oneohtrix Point Never – Betrayed in the Octagon
Tim Hecker – The Piano Drop

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 89 of the Field Tracker radio program on CJSR 88.5fm. In honour of the winter revival Edmonton was blessed with this episode presented a complementary revival of my favourite ambient tracks from Field Tracker’s winter.



Nikolai Voinous – Paper Sound
Jeremy Soule (Skyrim) – Under an Ancient Sun
Tibetan Buddhist Chants of Namgyal Monastery
Moskitoo – Fragments of Journey
Tim Hecker – Radiance
Oval – Do While
Eluder – Contemplate Our Decay
Adam Pacione – A Still Life

Episode 84 of the Field Tracker radio program on CJSR 88.5fm. Music from the pop electronic label, Kompact.


Gaston Arevalo – Le Pont
Thomas Fehlmann – Alles, Immer
The Field – They Won’t See Me
Michael Mayer – Tomorrow Goodbye (farben remix)
Tim Hecker – No, No… (The Field remix)
Gas – Untitled 3 (from Konigsforst)
Markus Guenter – Regensburg 1

Field Tracker – Episode 72

November 11, 2013

Episode 72 of the Field Tracker radio program on CJSR 88.5fm. A Kranky focused episode to celebrate this, their 20th anniversary year. Many artists new and old were played this week.



Implodes – Scattered In The Wind
Grouper – Vital
Justin Watler – Dreamweaving
Benoit Pioulard – Mercy
Tim Hecker – Radiance
Pan American – Glass Room At The Airport
Ken Camden – Eta Carinae
Loscil – Container Ships
Stars Of The Lid – December Hunting For Vegetarian Fuckface

Episode 61 of the Field Tracker radio program on CJSR 88.5fm. Sled Island preview show. All of these artists were scheduled to perform at the 2013 Sled Island Festival in Calgary before the flooding shut the festival down.


Atra Aeterna – A Devotion To The Aether
Tim Hecker – In The Air I, II, III
Rene Hell – Chamber Force
Le Revelateur – Fleure Noir
Pete Swanson – Cocktail Champion
Jerusalem In My Heart – Koll lil-mali7ati fi al-khimar

Episode 59 of the Field Tracker radio program on CJSR 88.5fm. Drones go slower this week as I play 45rpm records at their non-native speeds (ie 33rpm).


Mist – Mist Stream
Taylor Deupree – Weather
Taylor Deupree – Worn
Tim Hecker – Borderlands
Taylor Deupree & Marcus Fischer – Blanketing
Taylor Deupree & Marcus Fischer – Cloudline
Mist – Mist Refrain
Taylor Deupree – A Fading Found
Taylor Deupree – Sere
Tim Hecker – Where Shadows Make Shadows