After The Larmer

This week Howling’s back on the porch at Taint after a festival bringing with him a remixed classic, a couple of eternal travellers and a visit from the blues police. Sure nuff, this the place to find an hour of the finest blues ‘n roots on the net.

swimming-champions2small 2The Perch Creek Family Jugband -” a  family that swim together…”

Little By Little Junior Wells Breezy Sugar: The Pure Essence Of Chicago Rock & Roll VIDEO
Shakedown Hat Fitz & Cara Robinson Do Tell VIDEO
Jezebel Marcus Bonfanti Shake The Walls VIDEO
Soleil Rob Heron And The Tea Pad Orchestra Talk About The Weather VIDEO
You’ve Changed Dave + Phil Alvin Common Ground: the Songs of Big Bill Broonzy VIDEO
Got to Move Your Baby Lightnin’ Hopkins Electro Blues Vol.1 VIDEO
Cryin’ At Daybreak (Ft. Howlin’ Wolf) Swing Republic Electro Blues Vol.1 VIDEO
Mr. Devil Blues Joe Williams Peabody Blues VIDEO
Minglewood Blues Cannon’s Jug Stompers R. Crumb’s Heroes Of Blues, Jazz & Country VIDEO
How Long Blues The Perch Creek Family Jugband Tall Tales VIDEO
I Want To Be Happy Jamie Williams & The Roots Collective Dug Deep, Found Steel VIDEO
I Wanna Ramble Jerimiah Marques Down By The River VIDEO
Watching the Weather Truckstop Honeymoon The Madness of Happiness VIDEO
Underground Corey Harris Fulton Blues VIDEO
Just Got Some Willie Mabon Breezy Sugar: The Pure Essence Of Chicago Rock & Roll VIDEO
Hard Times Chad Strenz Shake-Down VIDEO

Martian Gardens – 08/06/2014


Sundays live broadcast/webcast
9:00 p.m. — 12:00 a.m. EDT
WMUA 91.1 FM
Amherst, Massachusetts
August 3, 2014

webcast: Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. — 9:00 p.m. EDT; repeats Saturdays 3:00 a.m. – 6:00 a.m.
Webcast date: August 6, 2014
See program schedule for archived editions of Martian Gardens.

Host: Max Shea

online playlists: Martian Gardens blog

Robert Erickson: Summer Music
Orchestral, Chamber, & Vocal Music
Naxos Records/2007 (orig. 1990)
(for violin and tape); violin: Mia Wu; recorded at Yale Divinity School, New Haven, Connecticut, June 1989; composition year: 1974; time: 15:41

John Luther Adams: Among Red Mountains
Red Arc/Blue Veil
Cold Blue Music/2007
piano: Stephen Drury; recorded at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory of Music, composition year: 2001; time: 11:00

John Luther Adams: Strange Birds Passing
Mode Records/2012
New England Conservatory Music Ensemble, director: John Heiss; recorded at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory of Music; October 3, 2006; composition years: 1983, 2003; time: 6:43

John Cage: In A Landscape (excerpt)
In A Landscape
Catalyst Records/1994
piano: Stephen Drury; recorded at Clinton Studios, New York City; composition year: 1948; excerpt time: 1:25

John Cage: Child of Tree
The Works for Percussion 3
Mode Records/2014
amplified plant materials: D’Arcy Philip Gray; recorded at Sutton United Church, Sutton, Quebec, July 2008; composition year: 1975; time: 8:11

Paul Rudy: Degrees of Separation, “Grandchild of Tree”
CDCM Computer Music Series Volume 33 (various artists)
Toys in the Attack: Electroacoustic Music from the UMKC iMPACT Center
Centaur Records/2002
(for amplified cactus, digital effects, tape); cactus: Nathan David; recording engineer: Paul Rudy; recorded at the University of Missouri Kansas City; composition year: 1999; time: 10:01

Brian Eno: In Dark Trees
Another Green World
EG Editions/1987 (orig. Island LP/1975)
rhythm generator, percussion, electric guitar: Brian Eno; recorded at Island Studios, London, Summer 1975; time: 2:29

Robert Scott Thompson: Wind in the Trees (excerpt)
Aucourant Records/2007 (orig. 1995)
electroacoustic music: Robert Scott Thompson; recorded at the composer’s studio, Roswell, Georgia; excerpt time: 10:30

Eduardo Kusnir: Como es Lily
Mnémosyne Musique Média/1996
electroacoustic music: Eduardo Kusnir; recorded at LPM Studios, Buenos Aires; Argentina; composition year: 1985; time: 10:30

Malcolm Goldstein: Summer
The Seasons — Vermont
XI Records/1998
double bass: Robert Black; wood flutes, electric guitar, percussion: Mark Steven Woods; oboe, English horn, ocarina: Joseph Celli; violin: Malcolm Goldstein; saxophones, vibraphones: Tom Guralnick; vibraphone, percussion: Brian Johnson; vocalizing, accordion: Kenneth Karpowicz; recorded at Real Art Ways, Hartford, February 26, 1983; composition year: 1980-1982; excerpt time: 16:05

Laurie Spiegel: Riding the Storm
Unseen Worlds
Scarlet Records/1991
Music Mouse, MIDI, FM, digital processing: Laurie Spiegel; composition year: 1990; time: 4:22

Hildegard Westerkamp: Cricket Voice
empreintes DIGITALes/2010 (orig. 1996)
cricket song and environmental sounds recorded in the “Zone of Silence” in the desert of Northern Mexico; completed at Westerkamp’s Studio, Vancouver, BC, 1987; composition year: 1987; time: 10:55

Mary Lee Roberts: Things Fall Apart
6 Compositions
Open Space/1997
(computer music) mastered on Sonic Solutions at New York University by Mary Lee Roberts, 1997; time: 7:40

Marco Oppedisano: In Dark Wood
from Scenes from Dante’s Inferno
Electroacoustic Compositions for Electric Guitar
OKS Recordings of North America/2007
electric guitar, processing: Marco Oppedisano; composition year: 3:30

Ricardo Mandolini: El cuaderno del alquimista
Cultures Électroniques 16 (various artists)
Magistère Prix 29e Concours International 2002
Mnémosyne Musique Média/2002
electroacoustic music: Ricardo Mandolini; realized at IPEM Studio, Gand, Beligium, 1979; time: 9:28

Alex Shapiro: Bioplasm
Notes from the Kelp
Innova Recordings/2007
flutes, piccolo: Los Angeles Flute Quartet; recorded at Citrus Studios; Glendora, California, March 2004; composition year: 2004; time: 11:56

Eve Beglarian: Preciosilla
O.O. Discs/1998
voice, percussion: Eve Beglarian; flute Margaret Lancaster; text: Gertrude Stein; recorded at Noise Production, New York City; composition year: 1990; time: 7:42

John Cage: Living Room Music
a. To Begin (1:06)
b. Story (2:25)
c. Melody (3:10)
d. End (1:23)
The Works for Percussion 2
Mode Records/2012
(for percussion, household objects, recorder, and voices); Third Coast Percussion; text (b.): Gertrude Stein, “The World is Round”; recorded at Boutell Memorial Concert Hall, Norther Illinois, University DeKalb, Illinois, June 2011; composition year: 1940; time: 8:00

African Head Charge: Stebeni’s Theme
Great Vintage Volume 1 & 2
traditional African chant: Stebeni, AHC; percussion: Style Scott, Bonjo Iyabinghi Noah; production: Adrian Sherwood, recorded at Berry Street Studio, London; 1981, time: 3:42

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Tone Science – 08/03/2014

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Time Song Artist Album
Midnight Kardia I & II Greg Fox Mitral Transmissions
  M Bondo Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe Timon Irnok Manta
  Chorus Holley Herndon Chorus
  Ah Shit, My Heart Is Full Lejskova & Freund Mold on Canvas
  The Healer Duane Pitre & Cory Allen The Seeker & The Healer
  untitled (track 5) Audrey Chen, C. Spencer Yeah, Nate Wooley, Tood Carter NCAT
  Octet I for 8 channel tape (1953) Earle Brown Tracer
  WCBW V John Edwards, Okkyung Lee White Cable, Black Wires
  Blank Actual Empty Christina Carter Imaginee
  After Forgetting Keeril Makan/International Contemporary Esemble Afterglow


This week Howlings pondering on the efficacy of substances, a loss to medical science and a  a girls night out. As you can guess, its the usual Taint shenanigans interspersed with some of the finest blues and roots on the net


Tom Jones – “You can take the boy out of Wales”

Man With The Blues Willie Nelson Country Music VIDEO
Morning Train Giles Corey Stoned Soul VIDEO
I Ain’t From Mississippi Bill Blue Mojolation VIDEO
Terms Of My Surrender John Hiatt Terms Of My Surrender VIDEO
T’aint Nobody’s Business Eric Ranzoni The Blues Of Eric Rannzoni VIDEO
Absinthe Otis Taylor Recapturing The Banjo VIDEO
Misery Brick Fields Go Ahead and Sang the Blues VIDEO
Did Trouble Me Tom Jones Praise & Blame VIDEO
Too Much Stuff Guy Tortora Prodigal Songs VIDEO
Vicksburg Blues Little Brother Montgomery The Paramount Masters VIDEO
New Highway 51 Tommy McClennan Best Of Tommy McClennan VIDEO
Blues Never Die Lurrie Bell Lurrie Bell VIDEO
You Win Again Sammy Blue A Blues Odyssey VIDEO
Don’t Pass Me By Sean Costello Sean Costello VIDEO

Analog and More – 08/02/2014

Time Song Artist Album
5pm Dont be Afraid of The Dark Robert Cray Robert Cray
  Quiet Times Ron Carter Herbie H Tony Williams 3rd Plane
  Eithier Way Harvey Mason Chameleon
  Conception Hal Galper Trio Airegin Revisted
  Volans:White Man Sleeps #2 Kronos Quartet White Man Sleeps
  Only A Dream In Rio James Taylor Thats Why Im Here
  Only A Dream In Rio Cassandra Wilson The Belly of The Sun
  Funny Face Patty Austin Gershwin
7pm Feelin Alright Traffic Heavy Traffic
  Cameleon Harvey Mason Cameleon
  Dragon Fly Summer Micheal Franks Dragon Fly Summer
  Diabolus The Buddy Rich Big Band The New One
  Africans Unite Baaba Maal & Lucien
  Willow Weep For Me James Brown Gettin Down To It
  Meldey (Ive Got You Under My Skin) Sammy Davis Jr Live
  La Belle Dame San Regrets Chris Botti
  Little Sparrow Dolly Oarton
  Cigarette Abana Habib Koite & Bamadk