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Mixtape: Sad And Beautiful World (FA08)

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To listen to Sad And Beautiful World:

https://soundcloud.com/fractured_air/sad_and_beautiful_world

http://www.mixcloud.com/theonioncellar/fractured-air-mixtape-for-sad-and-beautiful-world-festival/

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Sad And Beautiful World (A Fractured Air Mix)

We were delighted and honoured to be invited to contribute a mixtape for The Onion Cellar, a collective based in Vietnam which puts on various film screenings and gigs. This mix is specifically intended for a film festival based in Hanoi entitled Sad And Beautiful World, a festival inspired by the life of the late Mark Linkous (Sparklehorse).

Like so many other music fans everywhere, we too feel a very close connection to the sacred songbook of Mark Linkous and the many, many treasures (musical and otherwise) he has left behind. Our own introduction to Sparklehorse came through 2001’s “It’s A Wonderful Life” album. I can still vividly recall the nerve-tingling and gentle soul-stirring sensation provided by that opening passage of the album’s title-track (“I am / the only one / can ride that horse / th’yonder”). The sounds seemed to come from some discarded dusty nineteenth century musical box while a sadly beautiful dancing Ballerina would gracefully rotate to Linkous’ whispered words of comfort and solace. It’s a wonderful life. It’s all the more wonderful with the music of Mark Linkous in it.

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Tracklisting:

01. Max Richter – Lullaby (Fat Cat)
02. Colleen – I’ll Read You A Story (Leaf)
03. M’Boom/Max Roach – January V (Sony)
04. Eden Ahbez – La Mar (Righteous/Cherry Red)
05. Scott Walker – Farmer In The City (Fontana)
06. Julia Holter – Hello Stranger (Domino)
07. Jóhann Jóhannsson – The Cause Of Labour Is The Hope Of The World (Fat Cat)
08. Julianna Barwick – The Harbinger (Dead Oceans)
09. Tom Waits – Innocent When You Dream (78) (Island)
10. Henry Mancini – Tana’s Theme (Cherry Red)
11. Grizzly Bear – Foreground (Instrumental) (Lakeshore/Warp)
12. Bill Fay – Be Not So Fearful (Deram/Decca)
13. Georges Delerue – Camille (Universal)
14. Bob Dylan – Not Dark Yet (Columbia)
15. Dirty Three – I Should’ve Gone Out Last Night (Anchor and Hope)
16. Townes Van Zandt – Kathleen (Charly/Poppy)
17. Christina Vantzou – Homemade Mountains (Kranky)
18. Lee Hazelwood – My Autumn’s Done Come (MGM)
19. Ravel – Pavane Pour Une Infante Défunte (The Cleveland Orchestra) (CBS)
20. The Band Of Blacky Ranchette – Square (Thrill Jockey)
21. Sparklehorse – It’s A Wonderful Life (Capitol)

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http://www.onioncellar.org/festival
http://www.sparklehorse.com

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The copyright in these recordings is the property of the individual artists and/or their respective record labels. If you like the music, please support the artist by buying their records.

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To listen to Sad And Beautiful World:

https://soundcloud.com/fractured_air/sad_and_beautiful_world

http://www.mixcloud.com/theonioncellar/fractured-air-mixtape-for-sad-and-beautiful-world-festival/

Fractured Air 08. The universe is making music all the time.

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November 26, 2013 at 11:27 am

Fractured Air 05: See Through Love (A Mixtape by Justin Walter)

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To listen on Soundcloud:

https://soundcloud.com/fractured_air/fractured-air-05-see-through

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This year Justin Walter (longtime Nomo member) released his magnificent debut LP “Lullabies and Nightmares” on the world-renowned Chicago-based independent label Kranky. The following is how Justin Walter describes the album:
“I set out to record an album of completely improvised music that fused my experiments with the Electronic Valve Instrument and my love of held sounds on the trumpet. In recent years I’ve come to see the trumpet as an instrument that speaks in slow and long sounds, with meaning coming from the shape and inflection of each note. The process for this was fairly straight forward, record lots of improvisations. Of the songs on the album, most are one take improvisations with the only overdubs being drums.”
The resulting album is one of the most remarkable albums released this year. Presented here by Justin Walter is a selection of music that has influenced him: “A few pale ales later and here are some things that have inspired me.”

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Fractured Air 05: See Through Love (A Mixtape by Justin Walter)

Tracklist:

01 Sufjan Stevens – All Delighted People D Side
02 Colin Stetson – Those Who Don’t Run
03 Junip – In Every Direction
04 Boards Of Canada – Pete Standing Alone
05 Shigeto – Detroit Part 1
06 Billie Holliday – Porgy
07 Arthur Russell – See Through Love

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To listen on Soundcloud:

https://soundcloud.com/fractured_air/fractured-air-05-see-through

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The copyright in these recordings is the property of the individual artists and/or their respective record labels. If you like the music, please support the artist by buying their records.

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http://www.justinwalter.net
http://www.kranky.net

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Fractured Air 05. The universe is making music all the time.

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November 19, 2013 at 1:03 pm

Mixtape: Fall From Grace (FA07)

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To listen on Soundcloud:

https://soundcloud.com/fractured_air/sets/fall-from-grace

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Fractured Air 07
Fall From Grace

Tracklisting:

01. The Gentleman Losers “Ballad Of Sparrow Young” (City Centre Offices)
02. Sarah Neufeld “Forcelessness” (Constellation)
03. Julianna Barwick “One Half” (Dead Oceans)
04. Dale Cooper Quartet & The Dictaphones “Lampyre Bonne Chère” (Denovali)
05. Forest Swords “The Weight Of Gold” (Tri Angle)
06. Karen Gwyer “Sugar Tots” (No Pain In Pop)
07. Darkside “A3” (Other People)
08. Torn Hawk & Karen Gwyer “Gauze (Sped)” (No Pain In Pop)
09. Mount Kimbie “Made To Stray” (Warp)
10. Nathan Fake “The Sky Was Pink” (James Holden Remix) (Border Community)
11. Holden “Renata” (Daphni Remix) (Border Community)
12. Jon Hopkins “Breathe This Air” (BBC Session) (Domino)
13. Nils Frahm “Peter” (Clark Remix) (Erased Tapes)
14. Lucrecia Dalt “Glosolalia” (Human Ear Music)
15. Jonwayne “Reflection” (Stones Throw)
16. Julia Holter “Mazim’s I” (Domino)
17. Maurice Ravel “Pavane Pour Une Infante Défunte” (Decca / Universal)
18. Dean Blunt “King James (2013)” (World Music / Hippos In Tanks)
19. Four Tet “Parallel Jalebi” (Text)
20. Nicolas Jaar “John The Revelator” (Clown & Sunset)
21. DJ Koze “Don’t Lose My Mind” (Pampa)
22. Toro Y Moi “Campo” (Carpark)
23. Acid Pauli “Requiem For A Loop” (Other People)
24. Tesfa Maryam Kidané “Heywèté” (Manteca / Union Square Music)
25. African Brothers International Band “Kyeremirekuku” (Kindred Spirits)
26. Moondog “Pastoral” (Columbia)
27. Colleen “I’ll Read You A Story” (Leaf)

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To listen on Soundcloud:

https://soundcloud.com/fractured_air/sets/fall-from-grace

Fractured Air 07. The universe is making music all the time.

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September 17, 2013 at 11:21 am

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