Tuesday, April 27, 2010

FMN022: Eyjafjallajökull


Free Music Now! Vol. 22: Eyjafjallajökull

April 28, 2010 (Ash Wednesday)
10.30pm-12mn (+8 GMT)



"Music hath charms to soothe a savage breast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak."
William Congreve

If "Eyjafjallajökull" were a genre of music, what would it sound like?

And if we broadcast it all over the interwebs, would it appease the volcano gods?

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Live playlist:
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1. Led Zeppelin - Immigrant Song (2:24)
2. Leslie Low - Volcano 3 (6:13)
3. múm - They Made Frogs Smoke 'Til They Exploded (4:02)
4. Volcano Choir - Seeplymouth (6:43)
5. Fighting Shit - Girls Kick Ass (0:31)
6. Magma - Mekanik Kommandoh (4:06)
7. The Sugarcubes - Birthday (4:00)
8. Astreal - This is Dormant (3:16)
9. B-Quartet - Idioteque (Radiohead cover) (4:12)
10. Eric Cordier - L'Air et l'eau (9:37)
11. Volcano the Bear - Clayslaps (6:00)
12. Documentary in Amber - For These are Truly the Last Days (7:57)
13. Sigur Rós - Popplagið (Heima finale) (10:08)
14. Sunn O))) - Wind & Fog (21:29)
15. Mayhem - Buried by Time and Dust (3:33)


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Saturday, April 24, 2010

Gertjan Zuilhof


One Hundred Drawings For You From Rotterdam
Featuring the Artworks of Gertjan Zuilhof

Blackhole 212
212 Syed Alwi Road (enter by back alley)

4pm Exhibition opens
6pm Performances

Zai Kuning (folk terror)
Amino Acid Orchestra (my chemical bromance)
Jeremy Hiah (performance art)
Pazahora (damn punk)
Fando&Lis (Manila)

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

FMN021: Desire the Universe


Free Music Now! Vol. 21: Desire the Universe

April 21, 2010 (Wed)
10.30pm-12mn (+8 GMT)


Brand new music!
Rare cover from The Observatory!
and more!

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Live playlist:
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1. Lunar Node w/ Akshara - Live at Esplanade Concourse (Nov 16, 2009) (7:30)
2. Great Empty - Intro (Pattern & the Essence) (2:53)
3. Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra - There is a Light (15:19)
4. Great Empty - Upon Waves of Promise (6:09)
5. Urbankarma - Bacalah (4:23)
6. Morphy - Modern Man (5:18)
7. The Observatory - Sand River (Beth Gibbons & Rustin Man cover) (4:54)
8. Hamza El Din - Anesigu (4:09)
9. Dariush Dolat-Shahi - Sama (Tar and Electronic) (9:00)
10. Pantha Du Prince - Stick to My Side (Four Tet Version) (6:46)
11. Max Richter - Arboretum (2:53)
12. Klangmutationen - Schwarzhagel IV (1:57)
13. Stellarium - Alison (Slowdive cover) (4:51)

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

FMN020: Smoke & Dust


Free Music Now! Vol. 20: Smoke & Dust

April 14, 2010 (Wed)
10.30pm-12mn (+8 GMT)


Reports from the field:

2 consecutive festival weekends
chock-full of the best music in Singapore and the region...

Also:

Rare AZMYL YUNOR track!
A different view of the upcoming LUNARIN album!
New music from the Ara Ophidia split single with I\D!

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Live playlist:
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1. Livonia - Vengeance is Mine (live) (8:05)
2. Etc - Malaysian Trucks (live) (4:28)
3. Air Traffic Control - Talk Show Host (3:40) [radio premiere]
4. Lunarin - Midas (live) (3:20)
5. The Oddfellows - So Happy (live) (5:56)
6. Swirling Light - Gonekid (4:50)
7. Jellybelly - Farewell (7:31)
8. I Am David Sparkle - Fear of Heights (live at SXSW) (6:00)
9. Azmyl Yunor - Temayum (5:26)
10. Ara Ophidia - A:O (featuring MXDTH of Sect Insanabilis) (3:59)
11. Itnos - Massacre of the Innocents (4:36)
12. I\D - Skin Homage (excerpt) (6:66)
13. Stellarium - When I'm With You (Best Coast cover) (3:19)
14. Best Coast - The Road (3:15)
15. Mayday - 志明与春娇 (4:39)


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Tuesday, April 6, 2010

FMN019: \m/\u.u/\m/


Free Music Now! Vol. 19: \m/\u.u/\m/

April 7, 2010 (Wed)
10.30pm-12mn (+8 GMT)


Delving in the dark arts of MAGUS, MANIFEST, MANOWAR + MORE!

Radio premiere of unmastered track from LUNARIN's new album!

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Live slaylist:
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1. Teletubbies Go Grindcore - La Madonna Stupra I Bambini (1:12)
2. Manowar - Metal Warriors (3:53)
3. Magus - Bastard Son (4:38)
4. Ossuary - Hatred (3:58)
5. Manifest - Budaya (5:07)
6. Impiety - Cuntblasphemy...Paganistic BitchGoddess Deiimpalation (3:31)
7. X'Ho & Everafter - Sieg Heil (5:31)
8. Double Infant - Traumatic Experience at Age 22 (0:41)
9. Rudra - Aryaputra (4:40)
10. Silent Sorrow - Pain Breeder (3:15)
11. Lunarin - Serpentine (6:40) [world premiere]
12. Kelvin Tan - Infecting the Institution (5:01)
13. Beheaded Nasrani - Millennium (5:25)
14. The Boredphucks - Battle Over Endor (5:34)
15. Nuctemeron - Legacy (3:20)
16. Sunn O))) - Why Dost Thou Hide Thyself in Clouds? (13:09)

Links:
* Ben Ratliff, "Thank You, Professor, That Was Putrid", The New York Times, 14 Dec 2009
* John Wray, "Heady Metal", The New York Times, 28 May 2006
* Encyclopaedia Metallum - Band list ~ By country: Singapore
* "Singapore Metal -- A Look into the Past"


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