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Since 1985 we've been celebrating the spatially expanded version of the ubiquitous folk instrument known as the guitar. From its nomadic roots as the middle-eastern lute called the oud, through its evolution in medieval Spain to the Spanish guitar, its electrification in 20th century America, and later electronification as a vehicle for virtual space travel — the guitar has arguably become the most successful musical instrument in history, as well as the subject of our largest and longest-running series. On this transmission of Hearts of Space, we journey far and deep in the six-string universe, on a lucky program called SPACE GUITARS 13. Music is by ERIK SCOTT, STRATOSPHERE, ROB BYRD, MICHAEL DIAMOND, CARL WEINGARTEN & CATHERINE MARIE CHARLTON, MATT BORGHI, JUHA-MATTI RAUTINAINEN, ROBERT FRIPP & BRIAN ENO, and JEFF PEARCE. [ view playlist ] [ view Flickr image gallery ] [ play 30 second MP3 promo ] Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at hearts of space | news
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The dynamic decades of the 1960s, 70s and 80s brought an explosion of creativity in music. In Europe, the arrival of practical electronic instruments transformed centuries of musical evolution. The Greek composer VANGELIS expanded late 18th and 19th century Romanticism into cosmic space, while French and German artists extended the early 20th century Impressionism of DEBUSSY and RAVEL into new realms of sound, with innovative timbres, ambient atmospheres, and advanced spatial imagery. It was revolutionary and unprecedented, and more than 40 years later, we haven't heard the end of it. On this transmission of Hearts of Space, we look back on this fertile period, on a program called EUROVISIONS — not to be confused, by the way, with the yearly "Eurovision" Song Contest. Music is by VANGELIS, POPOL VUH, ARIEL KALMA, NIK TYNDALL, BERNARD XOLOTL (with DANIEL KOBIALKA), PETER MICHAEL HAMEL, JEAN-PIERRE ALARÇEN, and DEUTER. [ view playlist ] [ view Flickr image gallery ] [ play 30 second MP3 promo ] Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2017 at hearts of space | news
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Another year rolls by, and with it our early spring celebration of St. Patrick's Day and all things Celtic. And when it comes to traditional Celtic music, it seems to be a bit bipolar — half lively, manic jigs and reels; half sad, some might say depressive, ballads. But it's all good, because you'll not find a more beautiful folk music tradition anywhere. Of course these days the Celtic homelands are all thoroughly modern countries, but the music lives on, ready to be reborn by a new generation of musicians and rediscovered by a new generation of listeners. On this transmission of Hearts of Space, another journey to the slow, heartfelt side of Celtic music, on a program called CELTIC LEGACY 3. Music is by JEFF JOHNSON, BRIAN DUNNING & WENDY GOODMAN, MOYA BRENNAN, PHIL COULTER, SECRET GARDEN, WILLIAM DOWDALL, AINE MINOGUE, and JOHN DOAN. [ view playlist ] [ view Flickr image gallery ] [ play 30 second MP3 promo ] Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2017 at hearts of space | news
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Classical chamber music has had a long and fascinating history. From its roots in medieval songs and instrumental "consorts," through centuries of change at the hands of the great names of European music — Bach, Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven, and later Schubert, Mendelssohn, Schumann, Brahms, Debussy, and a host of modernists and contemporaries. Chamber music instrumentation followed the evolution of European classical music. In medieval times, string instruments accompanied singers. In the Baroque era, small ensembles combined dance movements with quiet interludes and led to the invention of the trio sonata. In the Classical era, Austrian composer FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN focused on the string quartet and trios featuring the newly invented pianoforte. Haydn is credited with creating the intimate, conversational style of musical interaction that defines what we now call chamber music. The late 20th century brought a new musical consciousness for minimalist, ambient and contemplative music, employing both traditional acoustic and electronic instruments, enhanced by studio techniques of sound manipulation. Ambient chamber music differs from the historical forms: it's consistently slow, often repetitive, environmental, reverberant, and meditative. And while it may still use traditional acoustic instruments, the focus is not on the musical conversation, but creating a contemplative soundscape that patiently leads the listener into deeper levels of musical experience. On this transmission of HEARTS of SPACE, ambient chamber music by some of the very best of the genre, on a program called CHAMBERS OF THE HEART 3. Music is by MAX RICHTER, LUDOVICO EINAUDI, HILDUR GUÐNADÓTTIR, OLAFUR ARNALDS, BEN LUKAS BOYSEN, and RYUICHI SAKAMOTO & FENNESZ. [ view playlist ] [ view Flickr image gallery ] [ play 30 second MP3 promo ] Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2017 at hearts of space | news
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Winter...blankets the landscape with a leaden, contractive force, relieved by intense contrasts. Defying the cold and dark, the primordial hearth casts a soothing glow. The brilliant sun of day and bright stars of the winter night contrast with the ashen tones of a natural world in hibernation...while in the winter soundscape, somber bass drones and dense atmospheres are relieved by crystalline accents. On this edition of Hearts of Space, a classic electronic winter journey called GRAY LIGHT. Music is by VANGELIS, MARK DWAYNE, CHRIS SPHEERIS & PAUL VOUDOURIS, KLAUS SCHULZE, KEVIN BRAHENY & TIM CLARK, LIQUID MIND, and BOB CHARLESWORTH. [ view playlist ] [ view Flickr image gallery ] [ play 30 second MP3 promo ] Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2017 at hearts of space | news
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Slogging through the recurring storms, natural disasters and political turmoil of this seemingly endless winter, even the sudden appearance of the first blossoms of spring on the trees here in California brings only a moment of joy and relief. No, what we need is some extended sonic therapy, the kind that Ambient Electronic music magically provides. So let's get back to basics: on this transmission of Hearts of Space, music for deep space traveling and weightless levitation, on a program called FLYING AND FLOATING 3. Music is by TRANSPONDER, ASCENDANT, STEVE ROACH, JEFFREY KOEPPER, JIM OTTAWAY, PALANCAR, KLAUS SCHULZE (with TOBIAS BECKER), and HOLLAN HOLMES. [ view playlist ] [ view Flickr image gallery ] [ play 30 second MP3 promo ] Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2017 at hearts of space | news
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GOOD NEWS! On Friday, Feb. 10th an updated Version 3.0 of our iPhone app was approved by Apple and showed up in the iOS App Store. See the description there for the full details. https:://iTunes.apple.com/us/app/hearts-of-space/id391429572?mt=8 One small bug emerged after release affecting the sign in box on iPads. We pushed an update that fixed that to Apple on Sunday and it is now (2/15/2017) available in the app store as Version 3.1. IN BRIEF This version is 64 bit, so no more misleading message from Apple about slowing down your phone (it never did — it was exactly as fast as previous versions). A new approach to the player provides much more reliable streaming in difficult network situations, along with many bug fixes and minor improvements. It looks pretty much the same on screen, but there are big differences under the hood. The music should be far less subject to buffering interruptions. FREE AT LAST iOS upgrades have always been free, but with this version we are making the iOS app free for new users as well. VERSION 4 COMING Why no major changes or new features? Because this version of the app will be in service only for a few months, and then <FANFARE!> We will introduce a completely redesigned, full-featured, super-slick "Version 4" iOS app with all the features of our main web site and more. At the same time, we'll be launching a brand new version of our website at www.HOS.com. We've been silent about this until now, for two reasons. First, when we started the Version 4 rewrite/upgrade project over 18 months ago, we had no reliable idea how long it would take. Second, we didn't want to create hopes and expectations for our users until we could actually deliver them. VERSION 3 UPDATE As the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2017 at hearts of space | news
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This week we shine some light into the depths of winter with the celebration of Valentine's Day. The legend of Saint Valentine goes back to an early Christian martyr in 3rd century Rome. We can thank Chaucer for the connection to romantic love in the 14th century, and the Hallmark Corporation for turning it into a yearly holiday with cards and gifts. The tradition offers a natural connection to quiet musical dialogues that express the sensitive connection between lovers. On this transmission of Hearts of Space, Ambient chamber music and duets for the season, on a program called INTIMACY. Music is by JAMIE SIEBER, BOB KINDLER, RAPHAEL, PETER KATER & TINA GUO, JOSEFINE & TRINA OPSAHL, DAVID DARLING, and MONICA ROBELOTTO. [ view playlist ] [ view Flickr image gallery ] [ play 30 second MP3 promo ] Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2017 at hearts of space | news
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The Nordic folk music of Scandinavia and Northern Europe takes a stand for warmth and human emotion in a land of long and challenging winters. And while these traditions share some elements with the neighboring Celtic lands, unique instruments like the hardanger fiddle, the nyckelharpe, and the wire-strung zither called the kantele give Finnish, Swedish, and Norwegian folk music a sound and feeling all their own. It's a tradition that really comes alive in the depth of winter. On this transmission of Hearts of Space, contemplative folk sounds of Scandinavia and Northern Europe, on a program called NORTH WIND 2. Music is by LOITUMA, NORTHCORE, SUSANNE LUNDENG, EDGAR KNECHT, NILS OKLAND & SIGBJORN APELAND, ARJA KASTINEN, SINNIKA LANGELAND, MARIA KALANIEMI, and TORD GUSTAVSEN with SIMIN TANDER & JARLE VESPESTAD. [ view playlist ] [ view Flickr image gallery ] [ play 30 second MP3 promo ] Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2017 at hearts of space | news
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The typical winter atmosphere is muted and monochrome, under a sky of dense grey-blue clouds. Above, chilled vapor waits to return to earth as cold rain, sleet or snow. On the ground, it's a world of desaturated colors and diffuse shadows, punctuated by storms and relieved briefly by short bright days. Nature sleeps, awaiting the awakening of spring. The sound of winter is slow, ethereal, subtle, with occasional accents of brilliant white or deep black. Bell sounds and the metal strings of the piano ring across the landscape, supported by profound dark drones. On this transmission of Hearts of Space, we ride the sounds of winter to a place of deep calm, on a program called OVERCAST. Music is by BEN LUKAS BOYSEN, JANNE HANHISUANTO, LIBRARY TAPES (DAVID WENNGREN), BRUNO SANFILIPPO & MATHIAS GRASSOW, BIOSPHERE, and SIGUR ROS. [ view playlist ] [ view Flickr image gallery ] [ play 30 second MP3 promo ] Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2017 at hearts of space | news
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The formal, pious, monarchical cultures that produced what we call Medieval and Baroque music seem worlds removed from the chaotic multicultural intensity of our era. Yet, whether coming from cathedral or castle, dedicated to the glory of God or the entertainment of man, whether modal or harmonic, monophonic or polyphonic, homorhythmic or contrapuntal — European music from the Middle Ages to the 18th century still speaks eloquently, and carries a message of faith, civility and grace across the ages. On this transmission of Hearts of Space, we revisit some of the masters of this period — GESUALDO, DOWLAND, HANDEL, and BACH — on an Early Music, Baroque and contemporary journey called CONSONANCE. [ view playlist ] [ view Flickr image gallery ] [ play 30 second MP3 promo ] Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2017 at hearts of space | news
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Beyond dystopia, after Armageddon and the apocalypse, lies an ever-changing realm of "extinction scenarios" where philosophers, writers and artists confront the specter of a post-human world. It's really horrific stuff, but we're fascinated by it. So-called "end time" prophecies, once confined to extremist religious groups, are in the air these days, thanks to increased fears related to climate change, biotechnology, pandemics, artificial intelligence, and even renewed threats of nuclear annihilation. It's a kind of psychological background radiation — a dark presence in the eternal battle between fear and change, cynicism and hope. California ambient composer ROBERT RICH has long expressed a deep love for the natural world in his music. Recently, he's begun to imagine what a world without us would sound like — a slow-motion collision of ecology and eschatology (the study of the end of humanity). On this transmission of Hearts of Space, a nostalgic look back at Earth after the "anthropocene" era...a cheerfully apocalyptic program called AFTER THE BURN. Music is by ROBERT RICH, SECRET DRUID SOCIETY, STEPHEN PARSICK & MARKUS REUTER, and ALIO DIE & SYLVI ALLI. [ view playlist ] [ view Flickr image gallery ] [ play 30 second MP3 promo ] Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2017 at hearts of space | news
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At the nadir of winter, we return to the very special sounds and instruments of the Tibetan Plateau. In the Himalayan mountains at "the roof of the world," the air is thin, clear and cold, and Tibetan bells, bowls, gongs and cymbals are used in the native Buddhist culture to create powerful sonic meditations. The crystalline alloys of these metal instruments ring with a sublime purity, effortlessly drawing the receptive listener into states of sonic rapture. Western musicians traveled to Tibet and Nepal in the 1960s, brought back these rare instruments and introduced them in the West. Today you can buy them on Amazon.com (search for "Tibetan meditation bells") and they're used by sound healers, therapists and musicians around the world. On this transmission of HEARTS of SPACE, the contemplative sound of resonant percussion, on a program called METALLOPHONIC. Music is by DIATONIS, HIMALAYAN VOICES, 33 BOWLS, KARMA MOFFETT, MARJORIE DE MUYNCK, and BUDDHISM ACADEMY. [ view playlist ] [ view Flickr image gallery ] [ play 30 second MP3 promo ] Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2017 at hearts of space | news
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We're flying over the north polar icecap — in winter, a dazzling wonderland of white and deep blue. It's a vast glacial world of snow and ice, fractal patterns shot through with veins of melting water. Ambient electronic music, with its chilled harmonies, slowly changing rhythm patterns and endless reverberant sound images, creates the perfect soundtrack for this spectacular landscape. In the polar night above the Arctic Circle, the winter sun never rises above the horizon; only the hypnotic ion curtains of the auroras relieve the darkness, while the sounds of moving water and breaking ice punctuate the solitude. It's a contemplative environment of sublime majesty and depth. On this transmission of Hearts of Space, a journey to the Arctic north, on a program called POLAR FLIGHT 2. Music is by ASCENDANT, YAGYA, BANCO DE GAIA, SIMON LOMAX, WINGS OF AN ANGEL, and EASYCHORD. [ view playlist ] [ view Flickr image gallery ] [ play 30 second MP3 promo ] Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2016 at hearts of space | news
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In the Western Classical tradition, some of the most tender, heartfelt and exalted sacred music has been created in honor of Mary, mother of Jesus. Veneration of Mary has been a subject of devotion in the Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox traditions since the 2nd century, while Marian hymns and songs have been part of the Western folk and choral music traditions since medieval times. This abundance of love has produced a wealth of sacred and devotional music that nourishes us during the winter holidays. Adored the world over, the spirit of Mary floats over Western history like a beneficent cloud, carrying a message of eternal feminine wisdom, patience and compassion. In 2010, our longtime guest producer for classical and sacred spacemusic ELLEN HOLMES collected her favorites for an album that's the basis for this program called SACRED SONGS OF MARY. On this transmission of Hearts of Space, Marian music from the 12th to the 21st centuries by JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH, GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL, CLAUDIO MONTEVERDI, ANTHONY HOLBORNE, JOHN TAVENER, ERIC WHITACRE, MORTEN LAURIDSEN, and more. SACRED SONGS OF MARY: a holiday celebration...on this transmission of Hearts of Space. [ view playlist ] [ view Flickr image gallery ] [ play 30 second MP3 promo ] Continue reading
Posted Dec 23, 2016 at hearts of space | news
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Winter settles in, and we seek warmth and the immediate satisfaction of familiar things: food, fire, friends, and the traditional sounds of acoustic instruments. The resonant overtones of fine wood and crystalline steel on instruments like the guitar, the Celtic harp, and the hybrid "harp-guitar" take on a special glow. In our fast-moving world of electronic technologies, it's easy to forget that for thousands of years acoustic instruments were the alpha and omega of musical experience — limited in sonic range and variety, but not in subtlety, depth, or expression. On this transmission of Hearts of Space, sparkling acoustic sounds to warm the winter soundscape, on a program called COMFORT AND JOY 3. [ view playlist ] [ view Flickr image gallery ] [ play 30 second MP3 promo ] Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2016 at hearts of space | news
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In the waning days of November and early days of December, we leave behind the trials and tribulations of the year past and focus on the annual rituals of the holiday season. In the shortest days and longest nights of the year, light itself becomes the theme, and an integral part of the year-end religious celebrations. Whether it's traditional, commercial or spiritual, the music of the season takes on a festive, energetic air, culminating in the dazzling celebrations of the new year. It's a time for generosity, optimism, and hope. On this transmission of Hearts of Space we celebrate the spirit of the season, on a journey called TOWARD THE LIGHT. Music is by MATTHEW STEWART, SUBDREAM, FORT FAIRFIELD, DAVID HELPLING, TRENTEMØLLER, JUTA TAKAHASHI, STEVE ROACH & ROBERT LOGAN, BRIAN ENO, and MAX RICHTER. [ view playlist ] [ view Flickr image gallery ] [ play 30 second MP3 promo ] Continue reading
Posted Dec 9, 2016 at hearts of space | news
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After the often painful and turbulent days of November, we seek relief from dark and gloomy emotions. We look forward toward increasing light and hope: from opalescent, to translucent, to luminous — harbingers of the season of light and celebration to come. On this transmission of Hearts of Space, we echo that journey through the fragile, pellucid landscape of the psyche, on a program called TRANSLUCENT MUSIC. Selections by LISA GERRARD & JEFF RONA, ELENI KARAINDROU, ARVO PÄRT, VALENTIN SILVESTROV, and KARL JENKINS. [ view playlist ] [ view Flickr image gallery ] [ play 30 second MP3 promo ] Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2016 at hearts of space | news
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If you make music with conventional acoustic instruments, you know in advance what each of them will sound like; your sonic choices are in the combination of instruments and the details. On the other hand, if you're an electronic musician, you have to choose or invent every sound you work with, a process we now call "sound design." These days there are pre-designed electronic sounds built into instruments and software, but the variety is much greater, and the choices...are endless. So the electronic sounds you select or create are as much a part of your artistic identity as the music you make with them. And when it comes to ambient electronic music, you have to add the virtual dimensions of space and atmosphere. Taken together, these elements give electronic music its unique psychological character. On this transmission of Hearts of Space, ambient electronics for the fall/winter transition, on a program called ELECTRON TRAVELER 2. Music is by ENIGMA, SOLOMON GREY, NERVOUS_TESTPILOT, BIOSPHERE, MARTIN KENNEDY, CHRONOTOPE PROJECT, RUDY ADRIAN, TOM EATON, and DEEPSPACE. [ view playlist ] [ view Flickr image gallery ] [ play 30 second MP3 promo ] Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2016 at hearts of space | news
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As we descend into the short days of the dark season, we find music that portrays human emotions at their most vulnerable: music of pathos and loss, trauma and remembrance. These are some of our most powerful and affecting feelings, and they call for music that reaches into the depths of our souls. A lament is a cathartic song or poem expressing grief or mourning. Many of the oldest and most enduring poems in human history have been laments; they're found in the Iliad and the Odyssey, the Hindu Vedas, and ancient Near Eastern religious texts, including the Old Testament. On this transmission of Hearts of Space, another special program of choral, vocal and instrumental music for the dark season — from longtime guest producer for classical and sacred music ELLEN HOLMES, called LAMENTO 3: VALE OF TEARS. Music is by ARCANGELO CORELLI, G.F. HANDEL, GIOVANNI PERGOLESI, ANTONIO VIVALDI, J.S. BACH, WM. BYRD, CRISTOBAL DE MORALES, ESTEVAO LOPES MORAGO, ANTOINE BRUMEL, GIACOMO CARISSIMI, HENRYK GORECKI, and ANTHONY HOLBORNE. [ view playlist ] [ view Flickr image gallery ] [ play 30 second MP3 promo ] Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2016 at hearts of space | news
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In good times, life moves swiftly, with little time for reflection. Warnings of impending disaster may go unheeded — until it's too late. Confusion and chaos rule the day. In stormy times, the wise remain calm, even when the world around them is in turmoil. Turbulence may destroy structures that lack a firm foundation, but this is necessary to build stronger ones. In nature and society, excess must be corrected. Destruction is also the path to renewal. On this transmission of Hearts of Space, an electro-ambient journey for turbulent times called INTO THE STORM. Music is by MARCONI UNION, ADHAM SHAIKH & TIM FLOYD, MICHAEL STEARNS, DAN BARRIO, RUBEN GARCIA, IAN BODDY, KIT WATKINS, and PHILIPPE EMMANUEL GUEBLE. [ view playlist ] [ view Flickr image gallery ] [ play 30 second MP3 promo ] Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2016 at hearts of space | news
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German musician and record producer MANFRED EICHER founded the ECM label in 1969. The name stands for Edition of Contemporary Music. To say ECM has been a big success would badly understate the case. in 46 years and over 1200 albums, ECM has not only influenced the course of contemporary music, it's established and continues to define a standard of musical, sonic and graphic excellence that other labels can only dream of. ECM began with improvised jazz and expanded into contemporary classical composition with the "ECM New Series" in 1984. Along the way, the label also made important contributions to World Music, experimental, and unique, unclassifiable genres. All by itself, ECM is a cultural force to be reckoned with. But it's the nature of the ECM sound that accounts for its core position in the Hearts of Space repertoire. From the beginning, it encouraged and lovingly documented a contemporary stream of contemplative music — spacious, atmospheric, quiet, and deep. On this transmission of Hearts of Space, an ECM mini-retrospective, on a program called ECM ATMOSPHERES. Music is by the ANDREW CYRILLE QUARTET, TIGRAN HAMASYAN / ARVE HENRICKSEN / EIVIND AARSET & JAN BANG, MICHEL BENITA & ETHICS, GLAUCO VENIER, and Georgian composer GIYA KANCHELI. [ view playlist ] [ view Flickr image gallery ] [ play 30 second MP3 promo ] Continue reading
Posted Nov 4, 2016 at hearts of space | news
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And so, dear space fans, once again we arrive at that confluence of restless spirits and gloomy atmospheres we celebrate each October as All Hallows Eve. It's a tradition that goes back thousands of years, a period when darkness, mystery, death and decay take center stage, and strange, troubled beings emerge from the shadows of our own psyche. It's a time for ominous, melancholy, disquieting sounds that challenge our desire for security and peace of mind — a cathartic encounter with the underworld and the spirits of the dead. On this transmission of Hearts of Space, a somber Dark Ambient journey for Halloween, on a program called NECROMANTIC. Music is by DIAMONSTEIN, YEN POX, BUCKETHEAD, KEIMVERBREITUNG, IGNEOUS FLAME, TOR LUNDVALL, HAR, TREY GUNN, and MAX RICHTER. [ view playlist ] [ view Flickr image gallery ] [ play 30 second MP3 promo ] Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2016 at hearts of space | news
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In the 1950s and 60s, the new sounds of electronic music emerged from academic laboratories in Europe and the United States. The motivations were self-consciously experimental, artistic, and technical. In Cologne, Germany, one great innovator was the powerful theorist and teacher KARLHEINZ STOCKHAUSEN. One of his surprising early discoveries was that, unlike acoustic instruments, abstract electronic sounds seemed to create the impression of cosmic space. "In my imagination," Stockhausen said, "I can fly anywhere—to the stars—use the music as a flying device, to unify with the cosmic forces. I think it's important that...we are instruments ourselves, and that cosmic vibrations create sounds through us." It was the beginning of what we now call Electronic Spacemusic. Today, inexpensive instruments and recording software allow anyone to create electronic music, and the sounds of space are all around us — in music and film, games and video. On this transmission of Hearts of Space, another cosmic-electronic journey, on a program called STARSCAPES. Music is by VANGELIS, MICHAEL STEARNS, DAVE LUXTON, JIM OTTOWAY, JONN SERRIE, and JAJA (JANA ROCKSTROH). [ view playlist ] [ view Flickr image gallery ] [ play 30 second MP3 promo ] Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2016 at hearts of space | news
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Rolling down the on-ramp to autumn...the world is changing faster now. The last warm days of Indian summer are a brief blaze of glory in a fading world. The light mellows, then burns, as the color palette deepens. Fruit trees make a final effort, drop their seeds, then retire for the winter. Acorns bang on the roof, and the squirrels work overtime to gather the crop. Birds head south, as spent leaves skitter across withered fields. Soon, the rains will come, with life-giving water for the next cycle. On this transmission of Hearts of Space, we echo these changes with an ambient-electronic journey for autumn called THE CROSSING. It's a metaphor for the challenge of an epic journey across great distance and uncertain fate, with music of deep drones and complex timbres. Music is by DAVID HELPLING & JON JENKINS, STEVE ROACH, PHILLIP WILKERSON, and STEVE BRAND. [ view playlist ] [ view Flickr image gallery ] [ play 30 second MP3 promo ] Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2016 at hearts of space | news