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Technical Difficulties? A Radio K Ghost?!

Jun 03, 2017


Hey, pals!

If you tuned in last night, first of all, thank you! You’re such a doll. Second of all--YIKES. Sorry about the first 15 minutes of the show--we had three accounts of CDs skipping and a light burnt out on me? (Which was terrifying, for the record, because it started flickering right as the phone rang and then promptly died the moment I sorted the CD thing out.) Everyone always jokes about a Radio K ghost; apparently, the prime time to haunt is 8:00 PM on a Thursday.

Anyway, I spent a good chunk of yesterday afternoon sorting through a pile of CDs we recently added to the show’s catalog--the standout, in my opinion, was this gem from Akira Kosemura. It’s called Embers and it accompanies a Japanese film of the same name. Give it a listen if you’ve got a chance! It’s sad and nice! Lots of piano!  

In terms of spooky things, I know I mention the film Haxan every time I play the accompanying Bardi Johannsson record--if you’ve got some time on your hands, the movie is worth checking out as well. It’s a silent film from 1922 about the history of witchcraft and witch hunts. There are plenty of links floating around on YouTube; I have yet to find one with Johannsson’s score, but I’ll keep looking!

Until next week,



Michael Harrison "Carillon" from "Revelation"
Golden Arm Trio "Three Inch Golden Lilies" from "Graham Reynolds & the Golden Arm Trio"
Akira Kosemura "monologue" from "Embers (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)"
Nathan Johnson "The Tale" from "Brick: original soundtrack"
Carter Burwell "Christmas Trees" from "Carol (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)"
Henry Escott "Brandon" from "Shame"
Max Richter "The Twins (Prague)" from "Memoryhouse"
Kronos Quartet "String Quartet No. 3 "Mishima": Mishima/Closing" from "25 Years"
Colin Stetson & Sarah Neufeld "The Rest of Us" from "Never Were the Way She Was"
A Hawk and a Hacksaw "dudanotak" from "and the hun hangar ensemble"
Balmorhea "Baleen Morning" from "Balmorhea"
Slow Meadow "Blue Rose on a Windowsill" from "Slow Meadow"
Antonio Carlos Jobim "vivo sohando (dreamer)" from "The Composer of Desifinado, Plays"
Wim Mertens "Struggle for pleasure" from "Struggle for Pleasure - EP"
Glenn Gould "Prelude & Fugue No. 10 In E Minor, BWV 855: Prelude" from "The Essential Glenn Gould"l
Arthur Russell "The Deer In the Forest, Pt. 1" from "Calling Out of Context"
Jean-Michel Bernard "Week-end de ski" from "Science of Sleep"
Those Who Walk Away "Second Degraded Hymn" from "The Infected Mass"
Bardi Johannsson "Haxan VII" from "Haxan (Orchestral Version)"
Ólafur Arnalds "Only the Winds" from "For Now I Am Winter"
Ramin Djawadi "Light of the Seven" from "Game of Thrones: Season 6 (Music from the HBO® Series)"
A Winged Victory For The Sullen "Steep Hills of Vicodin Tears" from "A Winged Victory for the Sullen"
Agnes Obel "Falling, Catching" from "Philharmonics"
Frédéric Botton "L'un part... l'autre reste" from "L'un reste, l'autre part (bande originale de film)"
Ludovico Einaudi “Nuvole Bianche” from "single"