PMB191: There Goes The Sun (Uschi Moser, Vinnie Bell, Alan Hawkshaw, Don, Mort Garson, Kenny Graham, Im_a_Track_Man, Birds ‘n’ Brass, Alan Haven, Lullatone)

PMB191: There Goes The SunHaving done shows about the solar system (PMB144: The Planets) and of course the moon, we thought it about time we dedicate a show to our nearest star.

So to that end we bring you a selection of sun-drenched tunes, just in time for the end of Summer.

Listen now:

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The Music

1. Uschi Moser: Sunny Honey from Funky Fräuleins Vol. 2 Buy on Amazon
2. Vinnie Bell: The World is Waiting for the Sunrise from Big Sixteen Guitar Favorites
3. Alan Hawkshaw: Sunshine Special from BIG City Suite & KPM 1000 Series Compilation (1972-78) Buy on Amazon
4. Don: Sunshine Day from Thai Beat A Go-Go Vol. 3 Buy on Amazon
5. Mort Garson: Let the Sunshine In from Electronic Hair Pieces Buy on Amazon
6. Kenny Graham & His Satellites: Sunbeam from Moondog and Suncat Suites Buy on Amazon Moondog and Suncat Suites (Remastered) - Kenny Graham & His Satellites
7. Im_a_Track_Man: Polygon Sun (Famicompo Mini 10 cover by Marshall Art) Watch
8. Birds ‘n’ Brass: Sunspot from Soundsational Sort Of Sound Buy on Amazon Soundsational Sort of Sound - Birds 'n' Brass
9. Alan Haven: Canadian Sunset from Collectors Item Buy
10. Lullatone: Race Against the Sunset from Summer Songs EP Buy on Amazon

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Synaesthetic Sequencer, Sight into Sound, Edinburgh Saturday 23 August, 12-4pm, Edinburgh Art Festival, GARAGE, FREE

AMS – Synaesthetic Sequencer in EdinburghCome see the mysterious all-seeing, musical Synaesthetic Sequencer in action changing sight into sound.

Play with the interactive exhibit, you can influence the music by dancing on the mats in front of the camera and playing with game controllers .

Saturday 23 August, Edinburgh Art Festival,

GARAGE, 51a Northumberland Street, 12pm to 4pm. FREE entry!

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Jeff Burke – Get Lucky arranged for Bassoon and Theremin

Somewhat like the proverbial London bus, you wait for years for some space-age bassoon and then what happens? You can’t escape them!

There certainly seems to be a bit of a ‘bassoongeist’ going on at the moment as this latest addition will attest. Here is Canadian busker Jeff Burke, a performer at this year’s Coldwater Steampunk Festival perfoming Daft Punk’s Get Lucky on the bassoon and, er, theremin. Thanks to Facebook fan Blake Smith for bringing it to our attention:

And yes, he does appear to be dressed as a pirate…

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