This week, we look at ones and zeros, the choice of on or off. Calculations for a digital age where the earthly pursuits of the past are but nostalgia. Forging on and remembering the old at Jeankal, Synthastazia dot exe, Frank Molder, Mabafu and Jah Wobble. I'm Jim Nye.
We'll begin in the east of France with Jeankal, a young producer with a gift for blending melancholy with a hopeful touch. Here is 'Binary'
His spot on the web is www.myspace.com/jeankal Buffalo's Ed Hallborg teams with vocalist Alison Bellinger as Synthastazia dot exe This is 'Orange Flow'
Find more at soundclick.com or www.psychosomaticbreakdown.com German netlabel OneBit Wonder mainstay Frank Molder's new release is called 'Orbital Movement'
Hear much more at www.1bit-wonder.com We last head from Mabafu back on episode 35. It was worth the wait for 'Hermano Camaron'
Hear more Mabafu at www.sofasound.de Former PIL bassist turned world citizen Jah Wobble closes this episode of Idyllic Music from his 'Inspiration Of William Blake' CD with reading of the beauty and horror of one a the world's more perfect beasts.
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Thanks for listening. I'm Jim Nye.