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STAR'S END Update 01.06.08

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  • Chuck van Zyl
    Evan Bartholomew seeks an elite audience. His work represents a vast range of expression through which smart listeners will follow. Widely known as the techno
    Message 1 of 1 , Jan 3, 2008
      Evan Bartholomew seeks an elite audience. His work
      represents a vast range of expression through which smart
      listeners will follow. Widely known as the techno artist Bluetech,
      as well as by way of the wonderfully detailed 'Borderlands" CD,
      Bartholomew stretches out even further with CAVERNS OF TIME
      (72'03") - creating a sonic vocabulary drawn directly from his
      personal memories and experiences. Considered by some his
      "drone" work, CAVERNS OF TIME radiates a calming
      atmosphere as hypnotic waves of sound build and recede. The
      six pieces move fluidly across the gentle arc of existence, yet are
      quite detailed in their architecture. This release is all about
      nuance and the many moods this artist needs to convey.
      Throughout the disc choir-like pads emerge and breathe, the
      delicate sound of running water moves steadily beneath slow
      echoing tone droplets and full-throated syth melodies wander
      around the room. The heady track titles may prompt
      introspection, but better the music acts as guide to an inner

      Tune in to STAR'S END this weekend for music from CAVERNS
      OF TIME by Evan Bartholomew

      For more on CAVERNS OF TIME, access:

      For more on Evan Bartholomew, access:


      Highs in the 70s Prog-Rock Edition

      "Highs in the 70s" is WXPN's monthly radio show hosted by Dan
      Reed and features an eclectic mix of music drawn from the
      decade of the 1970s. Dan does a great job finding and spinning
      everything from forgotten favorites, rare finds and one hit
      wonders to music legend deep cuts along with the obscure yet
      influential music of this era. Whether it's an A to Z decade
      overview, or a year by year rundown, "Highs in the 70s" is an
      ever-expanding retrospective of the significant music realized
      during this expansive period in contemporary music - plus it's
      alot of fun to listen to.

      The annual Progressive Rock edition of "Highs in the 70s" runs
      on the first Saturday of the new year. The 2008 program will
      begin at noon (two hours earlier than usual) and go until 6:00pm
      on Saturday 5 January 2008. STAR'S END host Chuck van Zyl
      will co-host and share his Prog-Rock LP collection with Dan
      Reed and the listening audience. Please check it out!

      Tune in to "Highs in the 70s" with Dan Reed this Saturday 5
      January 2008 afternoon Noon to 6:00PM from
      Member-Supported WXPN in Philadelphia.



      STAR'S END - 2007 Year in Review

      This weekend, STAR'S END presents the annual Year in Review
      show which will feature the significant releases of 2007 (Part
      Two). Included in this broadcast will be music from Lost in
      Space by RMI, Flux Echoes by Brendan Pollard, Par Avion by
      Rudy Adrian, Kontinuum by Klaus Schulze, Atlas Dei by Robert
      Rich and others.


      STAR'S END 30th Anniversary Anthology CD

      To mark 30 years of continuous broadcast of STAR'S END,
      WXPN has released the STAR'S END 30th Anniversary Anthology
      CD. This double CD contains over 120 minutes of live music
      from 12 renowned artists. The unique performances were culled
      from on-air in-studio radio concerts by some of our community's
      greatest talents. Included on the disc are previously unreleased
      live selections donated by: The Ministry of Inside Things, Orbital
      Decay, Ian Boddy, AirSculpture, Radio Massacre International,
      Robert Rich, Rudy Adrian, Jonn Serrie, Jeff Pearce, Saul Stokes
      and Steve Roach.

      The STAR'S END 30th Anniversary Anthology CD is available for
      a $60 donation to WXPN, which includes membership and all of
      its benefits (current WXPN members can receive the STAR'S
      END 30th Anniversary Anthology CD for a $25 donation). Access
      the online Pledge Form at http://www.xpn.org to support WXPN
      and aquire your CD, or call 1-800-565-WXPN for details.

      CDs are currently being sent out to donors by the WXPN
      Membership Department - which may be reached by telephone
      at: 1-800-565-WXPN or via email.

      Thanks very much for your support!


      STAR'S END broadcasts every Saturday night/Sunday morning
      from 1am-6am (EST) on:

      88.5fm WXPN Philadelphia, PA
      88.7fm WXPH Middletown, York and Lancaster, PA
      90.5fm Worton/Baltimore, MD
      99.7fm Harrisburg, PA
      104.9fm in the Lehigh Valley, PA

      and live on the web at http://xpn.org


      Chuck van Zyl
      Host of STAR'S END Ambient Radio
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