New Sounds

This final studio recording before his untimely death in 1999 saw Ananda pushing boundaries yet again, teaming up with eclectic London producer Sam “State of Bengal” Zaman to mesh elements of Indian classical music with breakbeat, hip-hop, and tabla-driven beats in an exhilarating, at times zany, fusion of 60s pop and 90s grooves.

Midday grooves.

Couldn’t resist.  Sigur Rós have been part of New Sounds…
http://www.wnyc.org/story/275314-electronic-places/

@sharaworden & David Lang, pre-“death speaks” @ecstaticmusic.  Don’t miss 2nd half of show on @q2music!

@sharaworden & David Lang, pre-“death speaks” @ecstaticmusic. Don’t miss 2nd half of show on @q2music!

We ran out of time for tonight’s show featuring Brass Bands (around the world) for Mardi Gras. Here’s more hot metals than you might ever need! Starting with the Soul Rebels Brass Band (NoLA) above,

The Hot 8 Brass Band (NoLA):

Brooklyn’s Sugartone Brass Band:

Preservation Hall Jazz Band, from their brand new collection of originals, as performed on World Cafe:

The Treme Brass Band and the classic “I got a Big Fat Woman”:

From France, the Skokiaan Brass Band, covering Soul Rebels:

and back to Brooklyn for the Pitchblak Brass Band:

Schaefer and Tord Gustavsen (@tordg) in WNYC studios.

Schaefer and Tord Gustavsen (@tordg) in WNYC studios.

Tord Gustavsen (@tordg) at @wnyc

Tord Gustavsen (@tordg) at @wnyc

@tordg Quartet recording sublime tunes for us. See in concert @saintpetersnyc tmrw 2/21

@tordg Quartet recording sublime tunes for us. See in concert @saintpetersnyc tmrw 2/21

Hieronymus Bosch - The Music Written on This Dude's Butt
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chaoscontrolled123:

Luke and I were looking at Hieronymus Bosch’s painting The Garden of Earthly Delights and discovered, much to our amusement, music written upon the posterior of one of the many tortured denizens of the rightmost panel of the painting which is intended to represent Hell. I decided to transcribe it into modern notation, assuming the second line of the staff is C, as is common for chants of this era.

so yes this is LITERALLY the 600-years-old butt song from hell

Music from hundreds of years ago…

The wall of music submissions behind the desk of John Schaefer. Nearly as high as a thigh!

The wall of music submissions behind the desk of John Schaefer. Nearly as high as a thigh!

Mysterious process document of John Schaefer’s 2013 end-of-year TopTen.  How will it sort out?  Airs 1/8/14 at 11pm on @wnyc

Mysterious process document of John Schaefer’s 2013 end-of-year TopTen. How will it sort out? Airs 1/8/14 at 11pm on @wnyc