Thursday, November 04, 2010

Beard Radio goes to Instal

This week we're previewing Scotland's leading experimental music festival, Instal, which takes place at the Tramway, Glasgow, from 12-14 November.

We interview curator Barry Esson about how the festival has evolved over the years and what to expect next week. There are tracks from festival performers, including Catherine Christer Hennix, Florian Hecker, Ian Campbell and Christopher De Laurents.

Unrelated to Instal, we bring you new tracks from Sun City Girls, Ensemble Economiques and James Blake and classics from Bongwater, Sister Mary Nelson and David Sylvian, featuring Derek Bailey.

Listen here!

Sun City Girls - Ben's Radio; Funeral Mariachi (Abduction)
Florian Hecker - Acid in the Style of David Tudor 3 (Editions Mego)
Ensemble Economique - Real Thing; Psychics (Notnotfun)
Jean Luc Gionnet & Eric La Casa - Maison Glasgow Lisa (Arika)
Ian Campbell - The Golden Boy Eats
James Blake - Only Know What I Know Now; Klavierwerke (r & s)
Bongwater - Psychedelic Sewing Room; Too Much Sleep (Shimmy Disc)
Sister Mary Nelson - Judgement; Harry Smith Anthology of American Folk Music Vol 2 (Folkways)
David Sylvian - The Good Son; Blemish (Samhadi Sound)
Christopher De Laurent - Our Streets
Catherine Christine Hennix - The Electric Harpsichord (excerpt) (Die Schachtel)