9:00am – 10:00am
Kenneth Bager – Music for Dreams
Kenneth Bager from Copenhagen’s Music For Dreams label brings you his weekly radio show.
The hour long show features the latest music from around the globe in his unique balearic style.
You will hear unreleased exclusives and a round up of the latest new releases with the odd cheeky edit thrown in for good measure.
The man with his iconic glasses – music visionary Kenneth Bager is a pioneer, music lover, label owner, producer, a&r, remixer, record hunter and collector. Through his legendary Club Coma and subsequent stints with Danish National Radio, he has been on air for 4 decades promoting dance music. These days he also does a weekly radio show for DUBLAB, as well as running his own Station Music For Dreams Radio and the label Music for Dreams plus he runs the Festival called Apple Flower Festival together with Claus Meyer
10:00am – 12:00pm
Chris Kissel w/guest Geneva Skeen – Contact Wave
Hosted by Los Angeles DJ and journalist Chris Kissel, Contact Wave enthusiastically celebrates the best experimental, avant garde, psychedelic, and off-the-grid music crafted in L.A. and beyond.
This week’s episode features guest Geneva Skeen. Skeen is an interdisciplinary artist working in Los Angeles. Influenced heavily by écriture féminine, alchemical metaphors, and a mix of musical traditions ranging from holy mysticism to industrial, Skeen composes with field recordings, digital presets, mixed voice and instrumentation, and both found and original video. Her recordings and performances focus on the contrast between facing finite resources of our physical landscapes and their infinite digital embodiments. Her solo and collaborative works have been presented at Zebulon, REDCAT, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, on the rooftop of The Standard Hotel in downtown Los Angeles, and on the façade of the Armory building in Long Beach, California, amongst others. Her debut, Dark Speech, was released with Dragon’s Eye Recordings in 2016. She is a member of VOLUME, a curatorial collective focused on sound-based practices.
4:00pm – 6:00pm
Arshia Haq – Radio Discostan
Discostan presents musical narratives from Eastern Europe, North Africa, the Middle East, South and Southeast Asia and eastward to the edge of the earth – from Beirut to Bangkok via Bombay.
Narrative threads include migration, celebration, warfare, nostalgia, homeland, borders, often within realms of Islamic influence, through the lenses of timeless traditional forms, the kaleidoscopic reinventions of pop culture, and everything in between and beyond.
Most simply, Discostan is a love letter to the Dis-Orient.
Host Arshia Haq is a Los Angeles-based filmmaker, writer and listener with roots in East India by way of Yemen. Radio Discostan presents sounds from Belarus to Burma via Bombay derived from sources as wide as childhood cassettes to friends’ field recordings, with a mainstay of old and new vinyl treasures that delight and confound the ear.