Flow State

4/14/2021
7 : 4

Sam Gendel

Good morning. Today we're listening to Sam Gendel, a multi-instrumentalist and producer based in Los Angeles. He creates mellow, jazzy compositions that shape-shift across genres. He's put out
4/12/2021
7 : 4

Nils Frahm

Good morning. Today we're listening to Nils Frahm, a German pianist and composer from Berlin. We first recommended him a year ago, and since then he's released two more albums. Graz, which came
4/9/2021
7 : 4

Body-San

Good morning. It's Friday so we're listening to something more upbeat. Today we're listening to Body-San, a dance music producer based in Portland, Oregon. He's been part of the lofi
4/8/2021
7 : 4

Rejoicer

Good morning. Today we're listening to Rejoicer, a producer from Tel Aviv. He fuses jazz, funk, and electronic to create digital collages from wide-ranging influences. Rejoicer is a pioneer of the
4/7/2021
7 : 4

Little North

Good morning. Today we're listening to Little North, a three-piece jazz band from Denmark. Thanks to Patrick for the recommendation. The trio – consisting of a pianist, bassist, and drummer – play
4/5/2021
7 : 4

Bengalfuel

Good morning. Today we're listening to Bengalfuel, a somewhat mysterious and prolific music project. They've released a bunch of experimental electronic stuff, but we're playing two of
4/2/2021
7 : 4

Kush Jones

Good morning. It's Friday so we're listening to something more upbeat. Today we're listening to Kush Jones, an electronic music producer from The Bronx. He produces 160BPM-range tracks,
4/1/2021
7 : 4

Surprise Chef

Good morning. Today we're listening to Surprise Chef, an Australian soul/funk band. The four-piece group plays chilled-out instrumentals that occasionally sound like covers of hip-hop beats. We
3/31/2021
7 : 4

Takashi Kokubo

Good morning. Today we're listening to Takashi Kokubo, a Japanese ambient composer and sound designer. Kokubo's music has been likened to Japan's kankyō ongaku movement from the 1980s. This
3/29/2021
7 : 4

Anenon

Good morning. Today we're listening to Anenon, an experimental musician from Los Angeles. Anenon's music blends acoustic and electronic instruments with field recordings to create a sort of
3/26/2021
7 : 4

Zeitgeist Freedom Energy Exchange

Good morning. It's Friday so we're listening to something more upbeat. Today we're listening to Zeitgeist Freedom Energy Exchange, an Australian nu-jazz band. Inspired by club music, they
3/25/2021
7 : 4

Christopher Tin

Good morning. Today we're listening to Christopher Tin, an American composer. Tin is best known for composing the theme song to Civilization IV, which was the first video game theme to win a Grammy
3/24/2021
7 : 4

Sven Libaek

Good morning. Today we're listening to Sven Libaek, a Norwegian-Australian composer. Over the course of his career, Libaek scored a variety of film and TV programs, including many for Hanna-Barbera
3/22/2021
7 : 4

Hiroshi Yoshimura

Good morning. Today we're listening to Hiroshi Yoshimura, a Japanese electronic compošer. He was a pioneer of ambient music, releasing several influential minimalist synth records in the 1980s and
3/19/2021
7 : 4

Rigopolar

Good morning. It's Friday so we're listening to something more upbeat. Today we're listening to Rigopolar, a Mexican DJ and producer based in Brooklyn. He composes space disco tracks that
3/18/2021
7 : 4

Los Pakines

Good morning. Today we're listening to Los Pakines, a Peruvian band that formed in the 1970s. They play instrumental cumbia and rock and remain active to this day. Like Santo & Johnny or
3/17/2021
7 : 4

Emile Mosseri

Good morning. Today we're listening to Emile Mosseri, an American composer and pianist. On Monday, Mosseri was nominated for his first Oscar for composing the original score to Minari. The score
3/15/2021
7 : 24

Sachi Kobayashi

Good morning. Today we're listening to Sachi Kobayashi, a Japanese electronic producer based in Tokyo. Her ambient pieces consist of enveloping synth pads that slowly and profoundly morph. It's
3/13/2021
10 : 24

Duval Timothy

Good morning. Today we're listening to Duval Timothy, a pianist and artist from the UK. On Brown Loop, Timothy records “deceptively simple” piano compositions, as the Quietus put it, inspired in
3/13/2021
10 : 14

Yu Su

Good morning. It's Friday so we're listening to something more upbeat. Today we're listening to Yu Su, a Chinese electronic musician based in Vancouver. We discovered Yu Su via her 2019