a chance mix 16 (discarded men)
Episode 4.8 | 10th November
For the November edition of Long Wave, Mike Harding presents an organ special, featuring work by Giacinto Scelsi, Anna von Hausswolff, Maurice Duruflé, Claire M Singer, Marhaug/Asheim, Arvo Pärt, Andrew Glover Whitley, The Eternal Chord and others, including recordings of performances by Charles Matthews
Episode 4.7 | 13th October
For the October edition of Long Wave, Mike Harding talks to Ken Hollings in The Moon Under Water Public House in Balham, in the south of London.
Recordings and music by William Burroughs, Miles Davis, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Suicide, Eliane Radigue, Louis & Bebe Barron and Ymac Sumac
Episode 4.6 | 8th September
For the September edition of Long Wave, Mike Harding talks to Franz Kirmann in his studio in south London. Composer, musician, sound designer and editor, he performs in Piano Interrupted, releases solo records and works as a composer for film and TV.
Music by Alpha Blondy, Hedi Jouini, Michael Nyman, Piano Interrupted, Fennesz, Philip Jeck, William Basinski…
Episode 4.5 | 11th August
In the studio, Mike Harding talks to Pasadena-based sound artist Steve Roden, who pioneered the lowercase style of music, where quiet, usually unheard, sounds are amplified to form complex and rich soundscapes.
Episode 4.4 | 14th July
Mike Harding talks to Carl Michael von Hausswolff about his life and times…
1. Mick Ronson – Slaughter on 10th Avenue
2. The Beatles – Within You Without You
3. Blue for Two – Sink or Swim
4. Roedelius/Hausswolff – These Are The Keys (from the album ‘Nordlicht’, Curious Music, 2017)
5. Roxy Music – Ladytron
6. CM von Hausswolff – Still Life Requiem Touch, 2017)
7. freq_out 1.2 ∞ SKANDION (Ash International, 2015)
StationIDs: Andrew Nicolson (The Moon Under Water Public House, 4th July 2017)
Episode 4.3 | 9th June
Mike Harding talks to Tony Myatt, Professor of Sound at Surrey University about all things ambisonic
1. Chris Watson – El Divisidero, from the album ‘El Tren Fantasma’ [Touch # TO:42, 2011]
2. Russell Haswell – Ant Colony (Featuring Eurofighter Typhoon F2 Flyby), from the album ‘Wild Tracks’ [Editions Mego, 2009]
3. Christophe Charles – HCDC (extract), from the album HCDC [Murmur, 2013]
4. Terre Thaemlitz – Between Empathy And Sympathy Is Time (Apartheid), from the album ‘Love bomb’ [Mille Plateaux, 2003]
5. Polyphonie Corse
6. Chris Watson – A recording made at Embleton Rookery from ‘The Stepping into the Dark’ sessions in 1995
7. Tony Myatt – Placencia Bay [from TouchRadio, 2013]
8. Bulgarian Bagpipes
9. Felix Blume – A La Orilla (extract) [TouchRadio]
Episode 4.2 | 12th May
Mike Harding talks to Robert Crouch about the AxS festival, The Pasadena Arts Council and his new album, Sublunar (out May 19th 2017)
Episode 4.1 | 14th April
Mike Harding talks to Austrian filmmaker Edgar Honetschläger, whose most recent film, Los Felis wa shot largely in Los Angeles
Music played features Thomas Köner, Fennesz, Georges Delerue from the film Le Mépris (Jean-Luc Godard, 1963) and Sollima Giovanni
Episode 3.8 | 8th March
Alternative National Anthem Special – feat. Lasse Marhaug, Jana Winderen, Chris Watson, Dave Knapik, Geneva Skeen and others…
Photo: Sarah Brownie, Suffolk, England March 2017
Episode 3.6 | 13th January – The Cap Report: Travels through Thailand and Vietnam, October – November 2015
Episode 3.5 | 9th December – Vesta
A continuous 2 hour mix… featuring Olivia Block, crys cole, Colleen, Ipek Gorgun, Grouper, Hildur Gudnadottir, Anna von Hausswolff, Bethan Kellough, Signe Lidén, Irene Moon, Claire M Singer, Jana Winderen, Amy Winedeath…
3.3 | 14th October
Interview with filmmaker Paul McDade in Pasadena, September 2016… the travails of a low-budget documentary maker in 21st Century Los Angeles… and his brushes with the paranormal.
With recordings from Simon Scott, Claire M Singer, Raymond Cass, ‘Breakthrough’, Michael Esposito…
3.2 | 9th September
Lets go back to your childhood… with Mike Harding & Stephanie John live in the studio
The photo of Mike was taken in 1963, when he first heard Puff, the Magic Dragon by Peter, Paul and Mary, at the age of five and a half… He still adamantly refuses to believe that the song is about drugs…
This show covers the years 1963 to 1973, when he was 15…
The photo of Stephanie was taken in 1988, when Kylie’s first album “Kylie” with the single “I Should Be So Lucky” came out… The photo is an attempt to recreate Kylie’s hairstyle from the cover of the album…
This show covers the years 1985 to 2000…
SUNDAY 2 OCTOBER
11am – 11.30am
Below Sea Level
Simon Scott, sound ecologist and multi instrumentalist talks about his project, Below Sea Level with Mike Harding, the creative producer and co-director of audio visual label, Touch.
Stephanie John is a Sound Artist livng and working in London. She works with field recordings, musical composition and voice to create sound installations and performances which explore sound as a cinematic experience and the resonance of place. Her projects encompass ideas and themes such as the sound of British Industry, the sonic effects of the industrial revolution, mysticism and the sublime and the tension between humans and landscape.
Stephanie’s current project, Steel Cymraeg is running at the Trostre works, Llanelli, Wales until September. Here she shares two hours of sounds that inspire her, around the theme of resonance, landscape and female voice.