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Nightloops #1 – #4









General information:

The composer’s nightloops are a collage of your contributions to Datscha-Radio. They have been sent in response to the OpenCall or (a minor number of them) researched on open and opaque online resources such as Freesound, free music archive, or filestube.

I roughly grouped them into 3 fields: Into The Forest ; NoiseClicks&Classics ; FarAway Gardens.
Each loop is about 3 hours and is designed (or functions as objet trouve) as a random playlist.

The issue is listening – with and without listening.

Datscha Radio is delighted with all of you. Thank you very much!

Composer Nightloop #1: The night loop from the 24.-25th August is a compilation of my own works (raw audio). Three of them, though, are not by myself, but belong into my archive of “Strange Folk & Weird Country -songs.



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Die Nachtschleifen: Composer’s Nightloops



Die composer’s nightloops sind eine Collage aus den Einsendungen, die wir zum Open Call von Datscha-Radio erhalten haben. Ein (sehr) kleiner Teil stammt außerdem aus frei verfügbaren Online-Quellen wie  Freesound, free music archive oder filestube.

Ich habe sie weitläufig in 3 Felder unterteilt: In den Wald hinein ; NoiseClick&Classics ; FarAwayGardens. Jede Schleife hat eine Dauer von etwa 3 Stunden und ist als eine Playlist für zufällige Reihenfolge konzipiert (oder funktioniert als solche in der Art eines “Objet trouvé”).

Der Schwerpunkt liegt auf dem Hören – mit oder ohne Zuhören. Datscha-Radio ist von Euch allen begeistert. Vielen herzlichen Dank an Euch!

Composer Nightloop #1: Die erste Nachtschleife vom 24. 8. ist eine Sammlung meiner eigenen Arbeiten (raw audio). Nur drei Stücke davon sind nicht von mir, sondern Teil meines “StrangeFolk&WeirdCountry -Archivs.



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Nightloop #3: NoiseClicks&Classics















Whoever thinks of noise as a concept unfit for “the garden”, gardening or nature, is mistaken. Wind and waves are noise. The rustling of leaves is noise. Lawnmovers, saws and hedgecutters are noise. The neigbour’s radio sounds are “noise”. Noise could be defined as sound in absence of harmonic structures. Then again. Listen closely.

But what whim took over her to combine “noisy, electronic” tracks with contemporary classical music?
This was done to create a fitting pendant, or a counterpoint possibly. “Classical music” is usually connoted with “harmonic structures” and “harmonic structures” are deemed a lot more suitable for garden music… But just as with different gardening concepts there are different concepts of contemporary classical music. Be it the use of mathematical or aleatoric principles, of sung poetry, of experimental scores (for example the drawing of a leaf serving as a musical “instruction”), even the mix with “real” field recordings, not speaking of the actual situatedness of the concert/playback… almost every new school of music (from ages on) working in a different mode, seeking different harmonies has been attacked of creating “noise” .

Now, whether it is “noise”, drones, sinus waves, just “ugly” fieldrecordings, classical compositions bordering on atonality, orchestrated chaos or a meandering along a contrapuntal walk… with NoiseClicks&Classics you may continue to rely on your curiosity.

And for the beauty of it, I put some nightingale songs in it, too.

Featured composers are: Suspicion Breeds Confidence, Gerald Resch, Nikolaus Gerszewski, Miquel Parera, José Manuel Garcia, Udo Noll (radio aporée), Emanuele Constantini, William Engelen, Peter Cusack (Radio aporée), Wojciech Morawski, Daniel Blinkhorn, Carver Audain, Pit Schultz, Jaques Foschia, Toni Dimitrov, Attila Fias & John Kameel Farah, Stijn Demeulenaere, RawAudio.

Playlist: Playlist_Clicks




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