#891: 2024.05.26 [ben owen]

this week we continue our look back at some early framework:afield classics, as we revisit our first ever “official” bimonthly edition of the series, produced in new york city by artist, publisher and printer ben owen, and first broadcast on the 5th of may, 2006. it is comprised of recordings […]

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#890: 2024.05.19

m larsen-bakk splices together reports from single days of his life in his cut journal series; andrea ermke live-edits her recordings from minidisc to 1/4″ tape; david vélez composed with the sounds of cooking and growing plants; bill vine composes and performs works for clarinet quintet in response to […]

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#889: 2024.05.12 [andrew jacques]

this week we begin looking back at some classic editions of framework:afield – first up is our original pilot episode for the series, produced in london in 2006 by andrew jacques, and featuring a mix of sounds by italian composer walter marchetti. for more of andrew’s work visit https://soundcloud.com/a-d-jacques.

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#888: 2024.05.05

several new discoveries this week: andy fray, lola de la mata, p.u.m.a., bad groupy (although the work of this duo’s component parts, jeff surak and kris kuldkepp, is familiar to our airwaves)… these sounds were matched up with a very familiar name, kate carr, and one who’s been with us just once before, overdriven dreams.

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#887: 2024.04.28 [michael northam]

this edition of framework:afield, entitled whisper to dragons, was produced in the united states, using recordings made in south asia, by michael northam. producer’s notes: a document produced by Michael Northam putting together in order to digest his 2022-23 chapter of life in south Asia. […]

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#886: 2024.04.21

the ‘m​ɜ​ː​.​m​ə​ˈ​re​ɪ​.​ʃ​ə​n | p​ə​r​ˈ​f​ɔ​r​.​m​ɪ​ŋ ple​ɪ​s’ compilation (works by felicity mangan, jenny berger myhre, jez riley french and phoebe riley law), manja ristić, e. jason gibbs, and fletina; sounds from the aporee maps by slavek kwi, peter cusack, diane barbé & selu herraiz, and sala; and a framework introduction recorded in japan by christopher olson (aka standard grey).

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#885: 2024.04.14 [sawako kato]

this week we mourned the passing of another great artist and great friend of the program, sawako kato, who died on march 31st in tokyo at the far, far too young age of 47. sawako’s work first appeared in framework edition #002, in june 2002 and then joined us in london […]

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#884: 2024.04.07

masayuki imanishi, marlo de lara, francisco lopez, and madeleine cocolas; sounds from the aporee maps by piotrek zyla, sem zeeman, diane barbé & selu herraiz, capture, and maciej janasik; and a framework introduction recorded for us in mexico by barry cullen.

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#883: 2024.03.31 [steven sherrill]

The latest framework:afield episode, “Septet at the Threshold,” produced by Steven Sherrill, features an event where seven pianos were burned at a gathering of over a hundred people. For additional work, visit stevensherrill.com. The Patreon campaign has 115 patrons, holding steady at 59% of the funding goal.

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#882: 2024.03.24

Framework Radio is late due to travels, but offers a new show featuring a collaboration between the host and artist Manja Ristić on the Unfathomless label. Also highlighted are pieces by Alëna Korolëva and three newcomers—Coagulent, Emma Margetson, and Thomas Fleischhauer—with an intro by Paul Mallatratt, and sounds from the Aporee soundmaps. No Patreon progress.

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#881: 2024.03.17 [alexandros hadjitimotheou]

This edition of Framework:afield, produced by Alexandros Hadjitimotheou in Greece and named “The Great Black Cormorant Chant,” features serene soundscapes recorded at Lake Petres, Amyntaio. Evita Voudouri contributed exclusive artwork for the album. Details of Hadjitimotheou’s work can be found online. The Patreon campaign supporting the project reports 114 patrons and is 59% towards its goal.

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#880: 2024.03.10 [IWD]

Framework Radio’s International Women’s Day special, hosted by Manja Ristić, celebrates women from across the globe through their unique sonic histories. Featuring artists from an array of countries, this special includes prayers from Ramallah, birdsong from Jerusalem, and a diverse mix of music and sounds capturing the narratives of women as creators, activists, and storytellers overcoming oppression and discrimination. The program highlights the works of mothers, freedom fighters, and even a famous nun, providing a powerful soundtrack to International Women’s Day.

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#879: 2024.03.03 [steve barsotti]

The Patreon campaign for Framework Radio saw a slight dip in support, now at 113 patrons and 59% towards their funding goal. Featured is Steve Barsotti’s production with the Seattle Phonographers Union, which includes recordings from unique Seattle locations, offering distinct acoustics. Some excerpts have been released on LP, with unreleased Georgetown Steamplant material in this edition.

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