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Chance Meeting
Friday September 1st, 2023 with Heavy Ben
Water Part II: Rüdiger Lorenz, Yu Su

Chance meeting on a river of a seaquake and rain Born today: German pharmacist and synthesist Rüdiger Lorenz (1941-2000). Lorenz was well-known for his massive collection of analog synthesizers, which he used to release over twenty albums over his lifetime - typically one every year throughout the 80s and 90s. He is noted as one of the pioneers of the DIY music community, building many of his own synthesizers. Lorenz also created his own record label to distribute his music, Syncord Records, with many of the albums becoming collectors’ items in recent years. Yu Su is a DJ and musician, born in Kaifeng, China, and based in Vancouver, BC. Tapping into an expansive repertoire of “fourth world” ambience and left-field dance music, Yu Su’s emotion-packed compositional punches are best described as organically groovy jazz-bient expeditions between coasts. A proficient multi-instrumentalist, she grew up learning classical piano and has cited the likes of Terry Riley, Beverly Glenn-Copeland, Yasuaki Shimizu, and Laurie Anderson as inspirations. Her widely acclaimed first album Yellow River Blue was released in 2021 on bié (label Yu Su helped form alongside Meng Jinhui in China) and on Music From Memory (Holland). Music From Memory deep dives on Heavy Friends (to embiggen the show icon, right-click and choose "Open image in new tab")
The Last Secret Of Poseidon
(Rudiger) Rüdiger Lorenz - The Last Secret Of Poseidon - Syncord - 1985
New Caledonia
(Rudiger) Rüdiger Lorenz - Southland - Syncord - 1984
New Atlantis
(Rudiger) Rüdiger Lorenz - Invisible Voices - Syncord - 1983
(Rudiger) Rüdiger Lorenz - Fata Morgana - Syncord - 1990
I Want An Earth
Yu Su - I Want An Earth - Pinchy & Friends - 2023 Canadian New
Xiu(宫廷 Version)
Yu Su, Joshua Frank, Aiden Ayers w/Knopha - Xiu - bié - 2022 Canadian
Watermelon Woman (Dub)
Yu Su - Watermelon Woman - Technicolour - 2019 Canadian
Of Yesterday (instrumental)
Yu Su - Roll With The Punches - Second Circle - 2019 Canadian
Yu Su - Yellow River Blue - bié, Music From Memory - 2021 Canadian
Interactive CKCU

3:01 PM, September 1st, 2023
Ben Armstrong (host)

3:12 PM, September 1st, 2023
Lovely backdrop to doing *most hateable paperwork and paying of bills*. Make the pain stop!

3:28 PM, September 1st, 2023
Oh and just HI Hillbilly. We have to stop meeting like this.... q;^)

3:31 PM, September 1st, 2023
Ben Armstrong (host)
Get creative with your accounting, PeterB

3:35 PM, September 1st, 2023
Crap. Errands calling. Will need to listen OnDement later. Hey, at least its a perfectly good procrastination from paperwork...

3:35 PM, September 1st, 2023
Ben Armstrong (host)
another chance meeting between hillbilly and peeeebeeee

3:35 PM, September 1st, 2023
Wait a sec there Ben. I do not wish to share a cell and orange jumpsuit with some former Prez! And his new BFF Big Bubba.

3:39 PM, September 1st, 2023
heya Heavy Ben, chillin along with the tunes, thanks!

3:49 PM, September 1st, 2023
You sir, have programmed a fine show. Yu Su makes some enjoyable tunes.

3:52 PM, September 1st, 2023
Ben Armstrong (host)
Hey Candace, rock the shop this aft!

3:54 PM, September 1st, 2023
Ben Armstrong (host)
Merci, DJR. Catch yr Split/Shift at midnight tmrw

3:54 PM, September 1st, 2023