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Electronic Meditation
Thursday November 20th, 2014 with Sean McFee
Gamelan Winds in the Swedish Night

Tonight the lost archival release by Nightwinds, a set of Swedish drone-rock, and some spice from Indonesia. But first, Nick Drake.
Time Has Told Me
Nick Drake - Five Leaves Left - Island
Terry Riley-influenced Swedish psych/raga/drone from the turn of the 70s. The same six musicians make up all three band names below, and four of them (Torbjorn Abelli, Thomas Mera Gartz, Bo Anders Persson, and Arne Ericsson) went on to form Träd, Gräs och Stenar. Related bands from the period (with some crossover personnel) include Mecki Mark Men and Arbete och Fritid.
India (Slight Return)
Pärson Sound - Pärson Sound - Subliminal
I Mourn You
International Harvester - Sov Gott Rose-Marie - Silence
Nepal Boogie
Harvester - Hemåt - Silence
Nightwinds was a Toronto progressive rock band from the late 1970s who broke up without ever releasing an album. In 1991 the tapes were released as an archive/reissue by the Laser's Edge label of New Jersey. The CD went out of print many years ago and is now impossible to find. Having recently come into a copy, I would like to share it with you in radio land.

Random trivia: the bassist had earlier been in another obscure group called Amish, who have been compared with Deep Purple, and the Nightwinds album was produced by Dee Long and Terry Draper of Klaatu.
We Were the Young
Nightwinds - Nightwinds - Laser's Edge Canadian
Crude Exports
Nightwinds - Nightwinds - Laser's Edge Canadian
Nightwinds - Nightwinds - Laser's Edge Canadian
The Pirates of Rebecca's Choice
Nightwinds - Nightwinds - Laser's Edge Canadian
Out 'n' About
Nightwinds - Nightwinds - Laser's Edge Canadian
Before we continue, a moment to reflect on what we have heard.
Sad But True
Nightwinds - Nightwinds - Laser's Edge Canadian
As the Crow Flies
Nightwinds - Nightwinds - Laser's Edge Canadian
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Nightwinds - Nightwinds - Laser's Edge Canadian
Now for some music from Indonesia, to celebrate Abbhama finally coming out on CD. Going to play two old monsters from Indonesia and a newer release.
Barong Gundah
Guruh Gipsy - Guruh Gipsy - private
Abbhama - Alam Raya - Strawberry Brain / Majemuk
Misfortunte Lunatic
Discus - ...tot licht! - Intrepid
A bit of time at the end so we'll close with this one. Bernard Szajner recorded his first album, Visions of Dune, under the name Zed. I played one side of that album on my October 9th show which you can listen to here:

Szajner went on to release a few albums under his own name, and here is the closing track from the first one to close out this week's show. Thanks for tuning in and I hope you can join me again!
A Kind of Freedom
Bernard Szajner - Some Deaths Take Forever - LTM
Interactive CKCU
Great show!

1:38 AM, November 20th, 2014
Sean McFee (host)
Thanks for listening!

1:39 AM, November 20th, 2014
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