Maywa Denki – Greensleeves on the Otamatone

Who knew that one of our favourite double-reeded medieval wind instruments, the crumhorn, had been reinvented by Japanese art boffins Maywa Denki as a nearly pitch-perfect electronic instrument:

With thanks to Jenny Angliss for bringing this urgent matter to our attention

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PMB235: Happy Anniversaries 1 to 10 (Pérez Prado, The High Llamas, Chicks on Speed, The Wiggles, Vic Mars, AKB48, Moon Wiring Club, Thy Slaughter, Minio Georgiev, Dizzy Gillespie)

PMB235: Happy Anniversaries 1-10Ten anniversary gifts for the price of one this week, dear listener, as we bring you a selection of musical anniversary gifts from paper to tin.

As there are gifts going up to the 90th anniversary, you can look forward to another 8 volumes of this musical odyssey.


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The Music

1. Pérez Prado: Paper Doll from Legends Buy on Amazon
2. The High Llamas: Cotton To The Bell from Snowbug Buy on Amazon
3. Chicks on Speed: Warm Leatherette from Will Save Us All Buy on Amazon
4. The Wiggles: Fruit Salad from The Wiggles Meet the Orchestra! Buy on Amazon
5. Vic Mars: Woodwork from Curriculum for schools and colleges: Volume 2 Buy on Amazon
6. AKB48: Sugar Rush from Wreck-It Ralph (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Buy on Amazon
7. Moon Wiring Club: Wool Book from An Audience Of Art Deco Eyes
8. Thy Slaughter: Bronze from PC Music, Vol. 1 Buy on Amazon Watch
9. Minio Georgiev: Pottery horo from Bulgarian Wedding Music – Saxophone Buy on Amazon
10. Dizzy Gillespie: Tin Tin Deo from Romantic Jazz Moments (Doxy Collection Remastered) Buy on Amazon

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PMB234: And So To Sleep (Jeff Bridges, Pye Corner Audio, David McCallum, Raymond Scott, Matt Berry, Peter Herbolzheimer, Lullatone, Henry Mancini)

PMB234: And So To SleepIt’s time to pop the jim jams on, dear listener, for a thoroughly deserved lie-down after last week’s frenetic show. Yes, it’s all about snoozing this week – but please do try to stay awake until the end of the show.

This week’s theme was largely inspired by a singularly odd piece of recording by none other than Jeff Bridges. We’ll say no more about it, other than that you should prepare for quite a strange evening in.


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The Music

1. Jeff Bridges: Introduction (Good Evening) from Sleeping Tapes Buy on Amazon
2. Pye Corner Audio: Sleep Games from Sleep Games Buy on Amazon
3. David McCallum: Insomnia from A Part Of Me/A Bit More Of Me Buy on Amazon
4. Jeff Bridges: Hummmmmm from Sleeping Tapes Buy on Amazon
5. Raymond Scott: Sleepy Time from Soothing Sounds for Baby: Vol. 1 Buy on Amazon
6. Matt Berry: Relaxation Podcast Listen
7. Peter Herbolzheimer: Falling Asleep from Big Band Man – The MPS & Polydor Studio Recordings Buy on Amazon
8. Lullatone: The Bedtime Beatbox from The Bedtime Beat Buy on Amazon
9. Henry Mancini: Sleepy Lagoon (Stereo) from The Versatile Henry Mancini Buy on Amazon
10. Jeff Bridges: Feeling Good from Sleeping Tapes Buy on Amazon

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