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    David Wright is considered one of the UK s leading exponents of melodic instrumental music. His work spans a spectrum of styles but is always thematic with
    Message 1 of 23 , Sep 13, 2012
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      David Wright is considered one of the UK's leading exponents of
      melodic instrumental music. His work spans a spectrum of styles but is
      always thematic with strong compositional structure. Combining
      romanticism, sequences, atmospherics and varied rhythmic elements his
      music has been characterized as emotive and expressive with eastern
      and jazz tinged influences. Wright's concerts are journeys propelled
      by gentle pulsating motion. By combining electronic sonorities with
      emotional gravity the resulting music is rich with unique ideas,
      refined ambient tones and elegant melodies.

      David Wright returns to Philadelphia and The Gatherings Concert Series
      on Saturday 15 September 2012. This performance will include music
      from the forthcoming album "Connected". For details please access:
      http://www.thegatherings.org

      Following this concert David Wright will play a live to air radio
      concert on the 09.16.12 broadcast of STAR'S END Ambient Radio. Please
      tune in for details

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      Sensing the artist within the context of his body of work is easy with synthesist Paul Ellis. From his cassette culture days as the daring kid-with-a-synth and
      Message 2 of 23 , Sep 20, 2012
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        Sensing the artist within the context of his body of work is easy with
        synthesist Paul Ellis. From his cassette culture days as the daring
        kid-with-a-synth and early electronic workouts with Dweller at the
        Threshold to the several Hypnos and Groove Unlimited album releases of
        alternately blazing then contemplative Spacemusic, Paul Ellis may be
        detected (in varying stages of life) in his music. His CD I AM HERE
        (68'04") actually gives away his present whereabouts. The inspiration
        for the three lengthy tracks contained herein are the result of Ellis
        looking outside of himself a bit more than he has on past ruminations.
        Yet the overall experience of listening to I AM HERE feels as if Ellis
        has found some huge new territory inside. This record is never less
        than intriguing. Possessed by a distinctive creative vision and an
        ability to keep listeners engaged until the very end Paul Ellis drops
        a silver chain of sound in an odd sequencer arithmetic that builds
        larger cycles from smaller ones, plays his signature sounds in an
        advanced arrangement of chords and melodies, then slows it all down
        into a hazy middle distance time - all in a captivating pulse for the
        internet age. On I AM HERE Paul Ellis demonstrates that he understands
        this music technically, but also in a deeper way. Composing and
        playing at full capacity it is as if, in the act of flexing his mind,
        he has discovered new musical possibilities. He is advancing the genre
        away from mere knob twiddling, drone roaming and effect tweaking -
        outward towards a compositionally complex and elegant form of serious,
        yet heart-felt, fascinating minimalist music. Paul Ellis has found his
        voice through non-verbal communication. I AM HERE is unexpectedly
        perfect.

        Please tune in to STAR'S END this weekend for new music from Portland
        based synthesist Paul Ellis and his CD release I AM HERE

        For more on I AM HERE please access: http://www.lotuspike.com

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        In our daily modern lives it s all too easy for us to believe that our actions have little meaning. After all, what can just one person do to effect change or
        Message 3 of 23 , Sep 27, 2012
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          In our daily modern lives it's all too easy for us to believe that our
          actions have little meaning. After all, what can just one person do to
          effect change or make their opinions known in the complex, ephemeral,
          commerce driven pace of the 21st century? Politicians on TV, pundits
          on radio, celebreties with millions of followers on Facebook or
          Twitter, even cat videos on Youtube all seem to have much more
          influence in the world than any one of us average citizens ever will.
          What can just one person do to make a difference? If you succumb to
          feelings of uselessness, then the answer is truly "Nothing".

          Those who support Public Radio are not among this depressed group. You
          would not give money to public radio if you were under the impression
          that your actions didn't matter.

          STAR'S END is an interesting case. The audience understands that of
          all the music fans there are in the world, only a fraction comprehend
          the idea behind STAR'S END - and of those who do "get" the music, only
          a small number actually pledge during the fundraisers. Thanks for
          holding up your end of the public radio "deal". Your support is felt
          and sincerely appreciated, and matters - as without you this music
          would not be coming into your listening space, and the listening space
          of every other Spacemusic fan each Saturday night/Sunday morning.

          The mission of STAR'S END is to provide listeners with an experience
          that is enriching to the human spirit. Every week for over 35 years
          STAR'S END creates a unique sonic atmosphere. The experience is
          different for each person, yet all are somehow connected by the
          continuous flow of music and mood. The hours of these broadcasts
          belong to you and may be the only time during the week where nothing
          more is asked of you than to listen... sleep... dream...

          We're not asking for a few people to do a lot, we're asking for a lot
          of people to do a little. Everyone! Please call in with a pledge this
          weekend! The donations that come in during the fundraisers are so
          important. Thank you for tuning in, and then phoning in to the STAR'S
          END Fundraising broadcast of 09.30.12. There will be special Thank You
          gifts available for those calling in with a donation. Please tune in
          for details.

          On Public Radio we are doing things found no where else in
          broadcasting. With a contribution you are doing your part to keep this
          wonderful thing going - and in your listening space every week. Thank
          You!

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          NEST (65 50 ) starts off like many other CDs end. With consonant chords and spare piano notes Robert Rich begins a wonderful journey through eight distinctive
          Message 4 of 23 , Oct 3, 2012
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            NEST (65'50") starts off like many other CDs end. With consonant
            chords and spare piano notes Robert Rich begins a wonderful journey
            through eight distinctive music tracks and contemplative moods.
            Although some of Rich's work seems to dispense with the idea of
            beginning, middle and end, NEST does possess a vague compositional
            arc. Using steel guitar, bells, flutes, synthesizers, piano and
            environmental recordings, alone or in various combinations, Rich
            realizes beautifully detailed soundscapes from just a small number of
            sources. NEST feels different than his other Ambient works. It seems
            warmer, more comforting, and less questioning. Reverberant flute
            melodies rise above undulating electronic drones, then give way to
            sliding voice-like tones of the lap steel guitar - its haunting
            resonance gliding between the sounds of a softly ringing bell. The
            soft hum of recordings from wild lands are a near constant background
            presence - which helps provide NEST with its natural, exotic
            atmosphere. During the second to last track the mood does darken a
            bit, becoming broodingly luminous. The wash of breathing synths and
            wandering guitar lines fill up the listening space more fully than any
            other track. This piece, placed near the end of the album, will be
            welcomed by the listener - for its denser soundfield and its thought
            provoking content. And to more fully enjoy the brighter closing
            section. Fans of Harold Budd's evocative piano pieces will be pleased
            with the final exceptionally well-crafted track - a most beautiful
            prelude to silence. With his minimal works Robert Rich hopes to
            achieve a new spatial reality through music. NEST is yet another
            artistic reaction - describing our world with sound.

            Please tune in to STAR'S END this weekend for music from the new CD
            NEST by Robert Rich

            For more on NEST please access: http://www.robertrich.com

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            Fall 2012 Fundraiser Thanks!

            The donations that came in during last week's fundraiser were so
            important. Thank You! to the 49 listeners who tuned in to the STAR'S
            END Fundraising broadcast of 09.30.12, and then phoned in with
            donations totaling $4527. On Public Radio we are doing things found no
            where else in broadcasting. With a contribution you are doing your
            part to keep this wonderful thing going. Thank You!

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            The musical endeavours of Ian Boddy provide the listener with a rich atmosphere of original timbres and floating soundscapes. His music consistently sounds
            Message 5 of 23 , Oct 10, 2012
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              The musical endeavours of Ian Boddy provide the listener with a rich
              atmosphere of original timbres and floating soundscapes. His music
              consistently sounds fresh, seeming to exist in an eternal now.
              Continually coming up with new ideas and approaches Boddy redefines
              his relationship with Electronic Music at each outing. His innovative
              contributions to Electronica retain fragments of a time gone by and
              make for a daring and passionate vision of today - constantly slipping
              into the past. His works possess more than just the tricks and
              technology of their time. Boddy's songs are of innocence and
              experience and cast a wide resonance - one that speaks from the past
              to the present.

              Ian Boddy returns to Philadelphia for a rare stateside performance at
              The Gatherings Concert Series on Saturday 13 October 2012. For details
              please access: http://www.thegatherings.org

              Following this event Ian Boddy will play a live to air radio concert
              on the 10.14.12 broadcast of STAR'S END Ambient Radio. Please tune in
              for deails

              For more about Ian Boddy please access: http://www.ianboddy.com

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              The electronic music album MORPHOGENIC (60 04 ) shares more with the soundtracks of John Carpenter than it does with Spacemusic s Berlin-School. Using an
              Message 6 of 23 , Oct 18, 2012
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                The electronic music album MORPHOGENIC (60'04") shares more with the
                soundtracks of John Carpenter than it does with Spacemusic's
                Berlin-School. Using an extended range of synthesizers, software and
                imaginatively processed guitar Parallel Worlds (a.k.a. Bakis Sirros)
                and Dave Bessell have realized a major work set in a minor key. This
                darkly beautiful CD of psychically dangerous doom laden sound spins
                eight sonic stories painted from a darker palette. Their works emerge
                into cold light, then burn with a hard jem-like flame. Fluttering
                rhythms echo and pulse, rising and falling in a soundstream of fat
                synth pads, strange digital distortions and throbbing basslines.
                Relieved of the burden of brightness, with each surprising chord
                progression Sirros and Bessell step further and further into darkness
                - their icy synth strings rising off into the ether while rumbling
                off-kilter beats delve deeper into the subterrane. The hidden burden
                of this music becomes clear in the welcoming and brighter, more
                optimistic passage and its touch of melancholy and tragedy. But soon
                the measured movement of moaning tones again draws our attention along
                odd lines, patterns, sequences and modulations. Once noticing all the
                drama in MORPHOGENIC it is hard to imagine the kind of casual intimacy
                more conventional musicians must share in a collaboration. Performing
                as one MORPHOGENIC is their shared reaction. This duo, as with all
                composers, seek to infect an audience. The question they ask us is not
                what do we listen to but what do we hear? What makes music great is
                not practice or study, but courage. Bakis Sirros and Dave Bessell make
                the world vibrate - in strange and wonderful ways.

                Please tune in to STAR'S END this weekend for new music from the duo
                of Parallel Worlds (Greece) & Dave Bessell (UK) and their CD MORPHOGENIC

                For more on MORPHOGENIC please access: http://www.din.org.uk

                For more on Parallel Worlds please access: http://www.parallel-worlds.com

                For more on Dave Bessell please access:
                http://sites.google.com/site/davebessellmusic

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                88.7fm WXPH Middletown, York and Lancaster, PA
                90.5fm Worton/Baltimore, MD
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                104.9fm Lehigh Valley, PA
                W285DH Whitehall, PA

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                Although inspired by his environment the music of loscil sounds like it has been conceived by machines. Scott Morgan s SKETCHES FROM NEW BRIGHTON (55 21 )
                Message 7 of 23 , Oct 25, 2012
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                  Although inspired by his environment the music of loscil sounds like it
                  has been conceived by machines. Scott Morgan's SKETCHES FROM NEW BRIGHTON
                  (55'21") presents a series of nine tracks representative of the near
                  outdoors. His reductions of sea, sky, land and industry into blocky
                  passages of gray sound anticipates a modern culture less involved in the
                  material world, and more aware of the earth and how we effect it. For
                  Morgan ornamentation means not much more than throbbing synth bass,
                  pulsating abstract modulations and breathing drones of dull harmonics. Yet
                  SKETCHES FROM NEW BRIGHTON evokes an astonishing range of moods and
                  colors. Rhythms provide propulsion, as well as a ray of light above the
                  symbolic murmuring backgrounds - while within the slower drifting pieces
                  listeners will find themselves nearly maroon. Development is slow and
                  deliberate throughout this album, but it delivers enough variation to hold
                  our attention - if we so desire. This "thinking person's" Ambient Music is
                  not something listeners "get" into; we must "be" into it. Operating at a
                  high conceptual level, everytime Morgan has a chance to explore new ground
                  he takes it. Allowing SKETCHES FROM NEW BRIGHTON to work on us may lead to
                  a slowed, more sensitive state of mind - one which brings us closer to an
                  artist functioning at the cross section of technology, culture, art and
                  craft.

                  Please tune in to STAR'S END this weekend for new music from Vancouver
                  based loscil and the new CD SKETCHES FROM NEW BRIGHTON

                  For more on SKETCHES FROM NEW BRIGHTON please access: http://www.kranky.net

                  For more on loscil please access: http://www.loscil.ca

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                  Playing across 11 tracks, the music on ATMOSPHERIC VARIATIONS (75 51 ) by Divine Matrix changes much like the weather does. With each passing song the listener
                  Message 8 of 23 , Nov 2, 2012
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                    Playing across 11 tracks, the music on ATMOSPHERIC VARIATIONS (75'51") by
                    Divine Matrix changes much like the weather does. With each passing song
                    the listener is exposed to different intensities of light and subtle
                    variations in mood. From bright motion filled sonic landscapes to overcast
                    hollows of introspection and twilight realms where ambient space seems to
                    become a physical location, Steve Barnes (the man behind Divine Matrix)
                    drifts us through a unique musical climate. Incorporating squelching radio
                    travel advisories and environmental field recordings along with ever
                    changing layers of lush synthesized sounds and tight sequencer runs
                    ATMOSPHERIC VARIATIONS fits in well alongside works by more established
                    British Contemporary Instrumental artists such as David Wright, Bob
                    Holroyd and Paul Lawler. Yet by keeping the energy level contained,
                    sustained and crisp Barnes has realized an enjoyable work somewhere
                    between the gloss of New Age and the Minimalism of Spacemusic. As we
                    listen, undulating drones soon give way to echoing electronic tone
                    patterns, above which heroic keyboard lines expand in a ribbon of melody,
                    while further on the energy dissipates in deep digital chords and dark
                    clouds of reverb. Beautiful piano notes amidst smartly arranged effects
                    and rhythms produce cool compositions beneath the sound of rain and
                    rolling thunder - effectively contrasting the more upbeat action pieces.
                    ATMOSPHERIC VARIATIONS renders the blue and white of the sky, the gray of
                    a storm and the dark of night into a wonderfully detailed aural
                    experience. The music is more than transportive, with its most prominent
                    feature being its attitude of hope - and the forecast of a new and better
                    tomorrow.

                    Please tune in to STAR'S END this weekend for music from Divine Matrix and
                    the recent release ATMOSPHERIC VARIATIONS

                    For more on ATMOSPHERIC VARIATIONS please access:
                    http://www.admusiconline.com

                    For more on Divine Matrix please access: http://www.divinematrixmusic.com

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                    Fall Back - Move to Standard Daylight Time This Weekend

                    Clocks are turned back one hour this Sunday morning 4 November 2012 at 2:00AM local time as the USA moves to Standard Daylight Time - making the 11.04.12 broadcast of STAR'S END one hour longer.

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                    88.7fm WXPH Middletown, York and Lancaster, PA
                    90.5fm Worton/Baltimore, MD
                    99.7fm Harrisburg, PA
                    104.9fm Lehigh Valley, PA
                    W285DH Whitehall, PA

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                    Host of STAR'S END Ambient Radio
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                    Vic Hennegan carries something with him everywhere he goes. In his heart he keeps the entire Universe and with each album release he shares something of it
                    Message 9 of 23 , Nov 8, 2012
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                      Vic Hennegan carries something with him everywhere he goes. In his
                      heart he keeps the entire Universe and with each album release he
                      shares something of it with the rest of us. Nowhere before has so much
                      of his interior life been on display as on NEBULA WAVES (56'51"). This
                      work again reaches into a wordless spiritual realm and re-creates for
                      us the world of light and sound in which Hennegan lives. Depicting a
                      space where sound seems to abide as a force, the listener is drawn far
                      from the experience of the everyday. Among this album's many
                      mysterious sonic moments we find a robot choir singing its electronic
                      hymn over a slowly pulsing sequencer run - while further in an
                      arpeggio of synthesized notes dances through echo with Hennegan above
                      it retaining his crown as king of the soaring synth lead. NEBULA WAVES
                      feels less plotted and more genuinely lived - as to realize this music
                      Hennegan draws on both his Spacemusic core and life ideals. Due to the
                      personal nature of NEBULA WAVES listeners will not need an education
                      in this genre of music to appreciate it, just an open state of mind.

                      Please tune in to STAR'S END this weekend for music from Vic Hennegan
                      and the recent release NEBULA WAVES

                      For more on NEBULA WAVES please access: http://www.vichennegan.com

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                      Chuck van Zyl & Terry Furber - Live at The Gatherings on 17 November
                      2012 (Free Admission)

                      Creating layers of space out of pumping sequencer patterns, strident
                      lead lines and harmonies warm and golden Chuck van Zyl & Terry Furber
                      explore the inner darkness of electronic music, yet out on the verge
                      of ethereality their music gleams like new. Existing on a plane
                      outside the oppressive rush of modernity this music quotes the
                      classics of Spacemusic without mimicking them. Their musical
                      sensibilities evoke a sense of discovery, with each concert marking a
                      new frontier of sound.

                      The newly formed Spacemusic duo of Chuck van Zyl & Terry Furber will
                      mark their live performance debut in a Free concert for The Gatherings
                      Concert Series on Saturday 17 November 2012 within the remarkable
                      church sanctuary of St. Mary's Village, 3916 Locust Walk on the Penn
                      campus in West Philadelphia. Sonic innovator and local EM legend
                      Charles Cohen will be providing a rare Ambient/Textural opening set.

                      For complete details please access: http://www.thegatherings.org

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                      88.7fm WXPH Middletown, York and Lancaster, PA
                      90.5fm Worton/Baltimore, MD
                      99.7fm Harrisburg, PA
                      104.9fm Lehigh Valley, PA
                      W285DH Whitehall, PA

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                      Over the course of his musical existence Chuck van Zyl has developed a signature exploratory style. By blending the primitive machine beauty of classics like
                      Message 10 of 23 , Nov 15, 2012
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                        Over the course of his musical existence Chuck van Zyl has developed a
                        signature exploratory style. By blending the primitive machine beauty
                        of classics like Ricochet with the highly formed values of more recent
                        groups such as Redshift and Arc, his solo studio works are the
                        consequence of a persistent creativity. With CENOTAPH (70'22") Chuck
                        van Zyl has melded the intimate with the epic. Fans will find the
                        results of this release riveting. Its tone veers from synthesized and
                        atmospheric, to the reckless energized pulse of tumbling sequencer
                        patterns, on down to a somber interiority - moving between the three
                        in an impressive aural narrative. With plenty of cool modulated
                        effects, ethereal Mellotron begot harmonies and melodies, and
                        interlinked shifting arpeggios CENOTAPH seems timeless in its purity.

                        Along with an arsenal of electronic instruments, key in producing the
                        hallmark sounds of classic cosmic music, is van Zyl's sense of pacing,
                        arrangement and contour. His lead lines hover wistfully above the
                        throbbing pulse of interlocking, multi-layered sequencer patterns
                        which race ahead then diminish into swirling ether. The compositions
                        are restrained, rendered without any sharp edges, and posses a Berlin
                        School authenticity of both tone and spirit - right down to the
                        yearning of a generation seeking to find its place in the cosmos.

                        Layers of mechanistic patterns grow, synchronize then switch direction
                        and color in breathtaking dexterity - mixing, shifting and dividing in
                        a twisting double helix of echoing electronic tones. These
                        performances eventually progress through their brawny phase to gently
                        turn ethereal and otherworldly. Moving into the quiet drama and dark
                        imaginings of the misty reality between sleep and wakefulness.

                        Chuck van Zyl hits on all the major aspects of this genre, his
                        melodies are human, rhythms machine-like, harmonies ethereal and the
                        range of timbres he creates to voice his music are original and
                        extraordinary. This music is a sincere exploration of the mood and
                        mystery of the Spacemusic genre. With a strong core idea and strong
                        execution CENOTAPH offers vast sonic riches. Here we find an
                        intelligence extending beyond the cold logic of machines - as well as
                        a significant contribution to a most intriguing musical universe. The
                        man who made this music is in this music - attending to his own inner
                        theater. Chuck van Zyl makes us believe that we have not just listened
                        to his work, but lived it.

                        Please tune in to STAR'S END this weekend for new music from Chuck van
                        Zyl and the recent release CENOTAPH

                        For more on CENOTAPH please access: http://www.synkronosmusic.com

                        For more on Chuck van Zyl please access the STAR'S END Profile:
                        http://www.starsend.org/chuckvanzyl.html

                        CENOTAPH is being released on 17 November 2012 to coincide with Chuck
                        van Zyl's collaborative performance with Terry Furber as part of The
                        Gatherings Concert Series.

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                        Chuck van Zyl & Terry Furber - Live at The Gatherings on 17 November
                        2012 (Free Admission)

                        Creating layers of space out of pumping sequencer patterns, strident
                        lead lines and harmonies warm and golden Chuck van Zyl & Terry Furber
                        explore the inner darkness of electronic music, yet out on the verge
                        of ethereality their music gleams like new. Existing on a plane
                        outside the oppressive rush of modernity this music quotes the
                        classics of Spacemusic without mimicking them. Their musical
                        sensibilities evoke a sense of discovery, with each concert marking a
                        new frontier of sound.

                        The newly formed Spacemusic duo of Chuck van Zyl & Terry Furber will
                        mark their live performance debut in a Free concert for The Gatherings
                        Concert Series on Saturday 17 November 2012 within the remarkable
                        church sanctuary of St. Mary's Village, 3916 Locust Walk on the Penn
                        campus in West Philadelphia. Sonic innovator and local EM legend
                        Charles Cohen will be providing a rare Ambient/Textural opening set.

                        For complete details please access: http://www.thegatherings.org

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                        Loops are everywhere, and when Steve Moore creates one that does not become redundant his audience slips into a different space. His CD LIGHT ECHOES (70 26 )
                        Message 11 of 23 , Nov 22, 2012
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                          Loops are everywhere, and when Steve Moore creates one that does not
                          become redundant his audience slips into a different space. His CD
                          LIGHT ECHOES (70'26") works a strange and marvelous spell. We hear its
                          detailed and fluid movement with our heads, but the music reaches far
                          into our minds. LIGHT ECHOES moves from big synthesizer proclamations
                          to small sequencer dances, yet maintains a natural flow throughout.
                          Building larger cycles from smaller ones the musical energy surges
                          along interlocking lines of notes and patterns - its mechanized echo
                          rumbling and churning like a well-tuned engine. The six tracks deepen
                          with Moore's elevated lead lines and effect soaked chords. With style
                          and assurance his surpassing artistry and emotional heat holds us in
                          its grip. Although Michael Hoenig never recorded this album, hearing
                          LIGHT ECHOES might make us check. But Moore's music is more than a
                          quotation game. It is through releases like LIGHT ECHOES that EM will
                          endure. We should not be asking is Moore following Michael Hoenig,
                          Klaus Schulze and Tangerine Dream? But rather are they all following
                          something higher?

                          Please tune in to STAR'S END this weekend for new music from Steve
                          Moore and the recent release LIGHT ECHOES

                          For more on LIGHT ECHOES please access: http://www.cuneiformrecords.com

                          For more on Steve Moore please access: http://www.stevemoore2600.com

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                          Hidetoshi Koizumi is based in Tokyo under the name Hybrid Leisureland while Alexandre Scheffer works as Cell in Paris. Scroll Slide and Hanging Masses are
                          Message 12 of 23 , Nov 29, 2012
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                            Hidetoshi Koizumi is based in Tokyo under the name Hybrid Leisureland
                            while Alexandre Scheffer works as Cell in Paris. "Scroll Slide" and
                            "Hanging Masses" are their respective 2010 releases for the Ultimae
                            Records label. 9980 (71'37") is the ensuing 2012 debut collaboration
                            CD where Koizumi and Scheffer realize music as the duo Connect.Ohm.
                            9980 occupies territory within the IDM category, and happily
                            distinguishes itself across nine tracks full of tuneful melodies,
                            restrained rhythms and atmospheric bliss. Its curving arc shifts
                            easily from pulsing electro-exotica to somber, lush and languid
                            soundscapes all without losing the album's narrative thread. Unity is
                            achieved through a network of basic ideas that permeate this album.
                            Contrasted by tempo and depth, concurrent grooves and beats supplement
                            each other to assume new shapes, then separate and coalesce. Amidst
                            all the synthesized textures and timbres the luxuriant drums do not
                            seem like much of an intrusion into this musical drama. The pace is
                            slow without dragging. In fact 9980 seems to be gently pulling us into
                            the future. With variety on the surface and cohesion underneath, there
                            is more to this music than merely organizing sound. There are guiding
                            hands behind it, hoping to give rise to thoughts, emotions and
                            feelings within the listener. If this music is listened to in a
                            certain way, it opens - allowing us to meet its maker.

                            Please tune in to STAR'S END this weekend for new music from the duo
                            Connect.Ohm and their recent debut release 9980

                            For more on Connect.Ohm and 9980 please access: http://www.ultimae.com

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                            from 1am-6am (EST) on:

                            88.5fm WXPN Philadelphia, PA
                            88.7fm WXPH Middletown, York and Lancaster, PA
                            90.5fm Worton/Baltimore, MD
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                            104.9fm Lehigh Valley, PA
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                            Stephen Parsick hears the call of the wild, and answers it. His concert CD ASTRAL DISASTER (76 28 ) plays like a souped-up rebuild of Ricochet or Departure
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                              Stephen Parsick hears the call of the wild, and answers it. His
                              concert CD ASTRAL DISASTER (76'28") plays like a souped-up rebuild of
                              "Ricochet" or "Departure From the Northern Wasteland". Answering The
                              Berlin School's challenge Stephen Parsick and his 'ramp project
                              ratchets up the dramatic tension, nearly matching the intensity of his
                              previous "Steel and Steam" (2011). Sections of this album extend
                              further into sequencer darkness than even Parsick's closest
                              contemporary (Mark Shreeve and his impressive Redshift project). But
                              to prolong these comparisons would undermine Parsick's achievement.
                              Surging and dangerously thrilling ASTRAL DISASTER holds us in its
                              grip. The first of two ample live pieces begins with strange drones
                              and an amassing density. Here the composer shows his teeth as sets of
                              deep tones build into complex multi-layered sequencer patterns.
                              Running at full-tilt the bass notes nearly blast out of the speakers -
                              burning in a warm distortion. Gentle electric piano melodies and
                              classic Mellotron voices somehow soften this section's expanding
                              motorized pulse. And with so many rhythms being introduced,
                              brightened, altered and then dormanted the piece never wants for much
                              more in the way of melody. The program concludes with an ascent into
                              brighter territory with crystalline notes echoing through cosmic
                              voices. Parsick focuses the concert program's second half on a more
                              gentle gravity - meant to open vast new spaces within the listener. As
                              a sustaining abstract landscape haunts the soundfield, Parsick works
                              his strange and mysterious spell. Well into this floating zone we
                              sense the engine again turning over. Heightening this work's urgency
                              the sequencer lines gradually run bigger, brighter and bolder - yet
                              the closing moments reveal a tenderness that seemed impossible in the
                              earlier thunder. Never less than intriguing ASTRAL DISASTER is not
                              like anything else we will hear this year. Delving deeper into his
                              musical obsessions Stephen Parsick has crafted an album that captures
                              the careening, adventurous spirit of the 1970s without ever seeming
                              overly retro. ASTRAL DISASTER, and the concert it was taken from,
                              feels fully willed and artfully conceived.

                              Please tune in to STAR'S END this weekend for new music from 'ramp and
                              the recent release ASTRAL DISASTER

                              For more on ASTRAL DISASTER and 'ramp please access: http://www.parsick.com

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                              Chuck van Zyl & Terry Furber - Live at Event Horizon on 7 December
                              2012 (Free Admission)

                              Creating layers of space out of pumping sequencer patterns, strident
                              lead lines and harmonies warm and golden Chuck van Zyl & Terry Furber
                              explore the inner darkness of electronic music, yet out on the verge
                              of ethereality their music gleams like new. Existing on a plane
                              outside the oppressive rush of modernity this music quotes the
                              classics of Spacemusic without mimicking them. Their musical
                              sensibilities evoke a sense of discovery, with each concert marking a
                              new frontier of sound.

                              The newly formed Spacemusic duo of Chuck van Zyl & Terry Furber will
                              perform live in a Free concert on Friday 7 December 2012 at The
                              Rotunda, 4014 Walnut Street on the Penn campus in West Philadelphia

                              For complete details please access: http://www.eventhorizonseries.org

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                              Creating layers of space out of pumping sequencer patterns, strident lead lines and harmonies warm and golden Chuck van Zyl & Terry Furber explore the inner
                              Message 14 of 23 , Dec 13, 2012
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                                Creating layers of space out of pumping sequencer patterns, strident
                                lead lines and harmonies warm and golden Chuck van Zyl & Terry Furber
                                explore the inner darkness of electronic music, yet out on the verge
                                of ethereality their music gleams like new. Existing on a plane
                                outside the oppressive rush of modernity this music quotes the
                                classics of Spacemusic without mimicking them. Their musical
                                sensibilities evoke a sense of discovery, with each concert marking a
                                new frontier of sound.

                                Sometimes referred to as "the children of space", Furber and van Zyl's
                                generation of musicians are more than just carrying on an earlier
                                tradition. Seeing creativity as a component of their own personal
                                spirituality this duo's musical realizations are fueled by everything
                                from music technology to a greater cosmic awareness.

                                The newly formed Spacemusic duo Terry Furber and Chuck van Zyl will
                                explore the possibilities of live performance on the 12.16.12
                                broadcast of STAR'S END. Their effort will feature many notable
                                synthesizers, including the full sound of the 1969 Moog 1P modular
                                system. Please tune in for details.

                                For more on the music of Chuck van Zyl & Terry Furber please access
                                the STAR'S END Profile (includes music sample):
                                http://www.starsend.org/cherry.html

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                                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 Lehigh Valley, PA
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                                On WINTER GARDENS (63 21 ) Anthony Paul Kerby and Robert Davies achieve a tranquil and understated sonic poetry. Recording their fourth CD together as The
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                                  On WINTER GARDENS (63'21") Anthony Paul Kerby and Robert Davies
                                  achieve a tranquil and understated sonic poetry. Recording their
                                  fourth CD together as The Winterhouse the duo goes deep into sound's
                                  relationship with space. The result is marvelously direct. WINTER
                                  GARDENS conjures snow, ice and frost and a sense of scale -
                                  registering in both the brain and the gut. In a genre where there
                                  still is room for intuition this music is not about how your ears hear
                                  the tones but how your body reacts to its cold emanations. This album
                                  has its own drifting rhythm - and it is easy to lose one's bearings in
                                  the quiet force of its slow storm. More than just a self-swallowing
                                  void WINTER GARDENS is comprised of six tracks across several sections
                                  of slowly shifting drones. The seemingly static opening segments are
                                  meant to turn the attention of the listener inward. Once safely
                                  chilled the music becomes more harmonically active. Synthesized
                                  strings create tension and release as crystalline tones tinkle and
                                  twinkle in the hovering reverberation. Maybe there is an electric
                                  organ sound, a stretched flute, or some kind of bell ringing through
                                  an echo. There might be breathing or metal grinding, and possibly some
                                  tape feedback. It is impossible to know. The sounds arise, combine,
                                  change and melt away - slowly, as all things sub-zero must. When we
                                  play this CD we may feel as if we are hearing something pure, but
                                  maybe we are not supposed to be listening - too personal, too dark,
                                  too cold.

                                  Please tune in to STAR'S END this weekend for new music from The
                                  Winterhouse and their CD WINTER GARDENS

                                  For more on WINTER GARDENS please access: http://www.dataobscura.com

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                                  STAR'S END Solstice in Space

                                  To mark the Winter Solstice, Christmas, Festivus and other regional
                                  holidays... this weekend the 12.23.12 broadcast of STAR'S END will
                                  present a Winter Soundscape edition. Please tune in for a true
                                  Chillout session featuring our favorite Wintertime Spacemusic
                                  classics, as well as some new additions to the ever-growing library of
                                  cold weather, low Ambient temperature Music - including a traditional
                                  carol turned electronic by synthesist Terry Furber, performing on his
                                  restored vintage 1969 Moog 1P modular synthesizer.

                                  Happy Holidays!

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                                  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 Lehigh Valley, PA
                                  W285DH Whitehall, PA

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                                  As digital and computer based synthesizers replace texture with gloss, many current music makers seek out classic analog styled instruments to attain a warmth
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                                    As digital and computer based synthesizers replace texture with gloss,
                                    many current music makers seek out classic analog styled instruments
                                    to attain a warmth or hopeful nostalgic cast to their music.
                                    Synthesist and guitarist Javi Canovas seems to understand this
                                    practice as evidenced by his album PSYCHEDELIC VOYAGE (67'31"). To
                                    some this album's core idea may seem from a bygone age, but others
                                    will recognize its central thinking as eternal. This work contains a
                                    respectful range of tones, timbres, subject matter and forms - and
                                    makes wonderful things happen inside the mind of the listener. As
                                    musically generated ideas bounce and ricochet off one another alien
                                    modulations loom and then dissipate. Synth strings add stately beauty
                                    even as full-bodied lead lines unfurl in a billowing ribbon of melody.
                                    Containing four tracks, three with lengthy propulsive sequencer
                                    workouts, PSYCHEDELIC VOYAGE benefits from Canovas' perpetual and
                                    meticulous adjustment to sound. The engine-room patterns thicken and
                                    brighten in echoing syncopation as the rush of warp drive overtakes
                                    the listening experience. Javi Canovas embraces Spacemusic as the only
                                    language able to contain his aspirations of creativity. As with all
                                    great music, once it is out in the air we are just its temporary
                                    holders.

                                    Please tune in to STAR'S END this weekend for music from Javi Canovas
                                    and his album PSYCHEDELIC VOYAGE

                                    For more on PSYCHEDELIC VOYAGE please access: http://www.musiczeit.com

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                                    90.5fm Worton/Baltimore, MD
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                                    Highs in the 70s is WXPN s retrospective of the significant music realized during the decade of the 1970s, one of the most expansive periods in contemporary
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                                      Highs in the 70s is WXPN's retrospective of the significant music
                                      realized during the decade of the 1970s, one of the most expansive
                                      periods in contemporary music. This weekend the annual intensive look
                                      at the Progressive-Rock genre of the 1970s is back on the air again.
                                      For 2013 the Highs in the 70s: Prog-Rock Edition will broadcast for 12
                                      hours - beginning at 1:00PM on Saturday 5 January 2013 and run
                                      continuously until 1:00AM on Sunday 6 January 2013. This marathon will
                                      feature timeless classics alongside obscure relics of the Progressive
                                      Rock era. Periodically throughout this special program show host Dan
                                      Reed will be joined by industry insider Biff Kennedy, author Dave
                                      Thompson and STAR'S END host Chuck van Zyl for an entire day's worth
                                      of excellent music from the Art-Rocking times of the 1970s. Please
                                      tune in to WXPN this Saturday/Sunday for great Progressive Rock music
                                      on the 2013 Prog-Rock edition of Highs in the 70s.

                                      The 01.06.13 broadcast of STAR'S END will have a go at presenting a
                                      Spacemusic version of Highs in the 70s. It was music from this decade
                                      that defined the premise upon which STAR'S END was founded, and these
                                      works have been a positive influence on nearly every artist working in
                                      the Ambient and Space Music genres (and beyond) ever since.

                                      We can find many points in the history of music where the content of
                                      works has changed, but very few times when form has changed. Form will
                                      need to change when what is being expressed is so new or unique that
                                      it transcends all the known existing forms. The 1970s was such a time,
                                      and post-war Berlin was the place. At this nexus of music technology,
                                      spirituality and political incitement the youth of this era broke with
                                      the past in an epic new form of music - a music based on unfamiliar
                                      experimentation, instruments and ideals, and providing its
                                      practitioners with limitless expressive possibilities.

                                      We can still feel a charge every time we hear these classics.
                                      Listening today to music released some 35 to 40 years ago one can
                                      trace the influence of much of modern Electronic Music back to these
                                      essential albums. What connects the different generations, classes and
                                      nationalities found throughout this music is the enduring beauty and
                                      spirit present within all of it.

                                      Today, when it seems that there is no room for consequential
                                      innovation in music, one need only look across the history of
                                      Electronic Music to find a fascinating wealth of artists, releases,
                                      concerts and technology. The STAR'S END edition of Highs in the 70s
                                      hopes to remind us of how real the past was, and how urgent it remains
                                      if remembered well.

                                      Please remember to tune in to WXPN this weekend for 18 hours worth of
                                      1970s Prog and Space music! Thanks!

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                                      Glenn Main is truly a player working in a player s medium. His musical influences include many of the greats, including Klaus Schulze, Vangelis, Tangerine
                                      Message 18 of 23 , Jan 10, 2013
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                                        Glenn Main is truly a player working in a player's medium. His musical
                                        influences include many of the greats, including Klaus Schulze,
                                        Vangelis, Tangerine Dream, Kitaro and especially Jean-Michel Jarre.
                                        The fourth release by Glenn Main is RIPPLES (58'42") and will sit on
                                        the shelf quite respectably next to any album by the aforementioned as
                                        well as any by those of his contemporaries, Robert Fox, Paul Lawler
                                        and David Wright. From his studio in Olso, Norway Glenn Main realizes
                                        electronic music in a particular contemporary instrumental style.
                                        There is an affirming energy present in all of his compositions. With
                                        plenty of lilting melodies, pleasant harmonies and bouncing rhythms
                                        RIPPLES has drive and pulse without ever producing the overwrought
                                        sensations of more experimental and challenging music. Moving across
                                        12 focused and intelligently arranged tracks, RIPPLES alternately
                                        floats, pushes and pulls the listener through an interesting sonic
                                        terrain of warm synthesized chords, catchy lead lines and soft
                                        electro-rhythms. Flute sounds evoke tenderness while in another more
                                        upbeat area full-bodied synth tones command heroic themes. Later,
                                        reverberant piano notes interact crisply with echoing shakuhachi
                                        chiffs, both hovering above a warm beat and bass line. As songs
                                        wondrously change one into the next the mind of the listener is drawn
                                        along the arc of a unique musical story. RIPPLES just about controls
                                        our heartbeat - through its obvious romance with sound, as well as
                                        with its nuanced secret depths.

                                        Please tune in to STAR'S END this weekend for music from the CD
                                        RIPPLES by Glenn Main

                                        For more on RIPPLES access: http://www.admusiconline.com

                                        For more on Glenn Main access: http://www.reverbnation.com/glennhenriksen

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                                        Happy New Year!

                                        This weekend STAR'S END presents the annual Year in Review program.
                                        Please tune into the 01.13.13 broadcast, which will feature
                                        Significant Ambient and Spacemusic Releases of 2012 - Part One.

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