This week, we consider the boudoir, whether furnished with a bed of grass, four posts or cardboard, through the music of Owen, Centerpole, My Toys Like Me, Joana Smith and The Reel Banditos. I'm Jim Nye.
We'll begin in Brussels with bedroom producer Owen and 'Looking at the Stars'
You can hear more of his delicate electronica at www.electrobel.be Centerpole is a collaborative project surrounding drummer Philippe and pianist Christian from Bern, Switzerland. This is 'My World'
There's a lot more at www.centerpole.ch Eccentric U.K. duo Lazlo Legezer and Frances Noon record their melodic glitch as My Toys Like Me. Here is 'Sick Couple'
From Cambridge, Massachusetts, this is Joana Smith with 'Our Bed'
Hear more at joanasmith.net German tricksters The Reel Banditos rounds out this episode with 'Errant Wisdom'
Get the full flavor at www.reelbanditos.de For more on this podcast including show notes, scripts and links to the artists as well as the band Idyllic, log on to www.idyllicmusic.com with archives at idyllicmusic.blogspot.com. Also visit the cornershop where you can help support many of the artists you hear on Idyllic Music by buying a song from them at iTunes. Look for all 3 Volumes of The Idyllic Music iMix. If you can't get enough Idyllic Music click the Chillinks tab for hours of streaming Trip Hop, Ambient, Jazz, Dub and Downtempo music.
Thanks for listening. I'm Jim Nye.