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Saturday June 16th, 2018 with Heavy Ben
Electronic Sounds From Canada Part III - The West

Back from Vancouver Island, Heavy Ben offers a buffet of electronic music from the 1970s to today. - a dose of 80s Vancouver that produced new wave, industrial and synth pop - outsider, avant garde, ambient and experimental oddities - contemporary beats - a sampling of recent material from hitherto unplayed Canadian labels Jaz Records and Silent Season
Opening set of seminal electronic music: outsider artists, electroacoustic music, and Nettwork's first release
Where Do You Call Home?
Ohama - I Fear What I Might Hear - Ohama Records - 1984 Canadian
Mean Old Devil
Bruce Haack - Electric Lucifer Book II (In which Lucifer Tempts Jesus of Nazareth) - Telephone Explosion - 2014 (recorded 1979) Canadian
Hildegard Westerkamp - This Place Is Dreaming [An attempt to convert Brussels' sonic reality into music] - (K-RAA-K)³ - 1997 Canadian
Clerk Charade
MOEV - Toulyev - Nettwerk - 1984 Canadian
Barry Truax - Androgyne : Electroacoustic And Computer Music By Barry Truax - Melbourne - 1981 (recorded 1979) Canadian
A set of music from the many groups of Glen Nelson and a synthesizer piece in which the clarinet is "clear and limpid"
Present Age
Mobile Clones - Abrasive Air EP - Artoffact Records - 2015 (orig 1980) Canadian
The Fall
e - The Levitation Syndrome - Rogelletti Records - 1981 Canadian
For Germans
Images in Vogue - Images in Vogue EP - WEA - 1983 Canadian
Heart Of My Song
Dance Speak - 7" - Amber Records - 1986 Canadian
Quintet For Clarinet And Synthesizers
James Campbell (clarinet) & The Canadian Electronic Ensemble (composed by Norman Symonds) - s/t - Radio Canada International - 1978 Canadian
(mostly) Vancouver-based groups from the 80s and 90s with various connections to Skinny Puppy
Far Too Frail
Skinny Puppy - Remission - Nettwerk - 1984 Canadian
The Morality Of Altitude
Numb - Numb - Edge / World - 1987 Canadian
The Saint Became A Lush
Psyche - Unveiling The Secret - New Rose - 1986 Canadian
Front Line Assembly - Gashed Senses & Crossfire - Third Mind / Wax Trax! - 1989 Canadian
Dark Matter
Delerium - Spheres - Dossier - 1994 Canadian
Download - Furnace - Off Beat, Sub-Conscious Communications - 1995 Canadian
And now music from the current century, moving east from BC
Never The Same Way Twice
Shout Out Out Out Out - Spanish Moss And Total Loss - Normals Welcome Records - 2012 Canadian
Limited Edition OJ Slammer
Cadence Weapon - Afterparty Babies - Anti- - 2008 Canadian
The Haunt
Ghost Twin - Plastic Heart - Artoffact - 2017 Canadian
Musical Architects
VC Vibes - A Distant Call - Low Noise Productions - 2018 Canadian New
A little profile on Jaz Records from BC
The Cyrillic Typewriter - Custodian - Jaz Records - 2013 Canadian
SS2.1 Pendulum
Loscil - Sine Studies 2 7" - Jaz Records - 2015 Canadian
A Garden, An Orchard
Sarah Davachi - Dominions - Jaz Records - 2016 Canadian
To close, a sampling of music from Silent Season records, based in Courtenay, BC
Mohlao - Landforms - Silent Season - 2017
Segue - Over The Mountains - Silent Season - 2016 Canadian
Under Pressure
Mystica Tribe - Island Oasis - Silent Season - 2017
Interactive CKCU
Ben Armstrong (host)
What's up heavy listeners?

8:10 PM, June 16th, 2018
Listening in! Great stuff!

8:26 PM, June 16th, 2018
Ben Armstrong (host)
Hi Lina! Glad to hear it's sounding good out there...

8:31 PM, June 16th, 2018
Ahhhhh sooooo dreamyyyyy...

8:38 PM, June 16th, 2018
Ben Armstrong (host)
Ahhhhh the 80s. Better now than then?

8:42 PM, June 16th, 2018
The 80s... better now and then! [let's work together and stop 80s music shaming]

8:56 PM, June 16th, 2018
Loving Psyche. Great stuff as always, Ben!

9:04 PM, June 16th, 2018
Ben Armstrong (host)
No shame Chriz! It takes time for some things to be appreciated is all. Hard to argue for a better/more important decade.

9:10 PM, June 16th, 2018
Ben Armstrong (host)
Hey Mel - good to hear from you!

9:11 PM, June 16th, 2018
Rob W.
Always interesting. It’s an easy show to enjoy.

9:25 PM, June 16th, 2018
Ben Armstrong (host)
Appreciate the comment Rob, that's the combo I strive for

9:33 PM, June 16th, 2018