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2/23/2024
8 : 14

Vicky Chow

Good morning. It's Friday so we're listening to something which, for piano week, is relatively more upbeat. Today we're listening to Vicky Chow, Hong Kong-Canadian pianist originally from
2/22/2024
8 : 4

Alexander Scriabin

Today we have a piano week guest recommendation from Michael Cirigliano II, an independent writer and arts marketer. His newsletter, Shades of Blue, explores the human stories behind classical
2/21/2024
8 : 14

Belle Chen (Interview)

Good morning. We're doing all piano music this week. Today we're listening to Belle Chen, an Australian-Taiwanese pianist and producer. We first recommended her almost four years ago. She was
2/20/2024
8 : 4

Flow State Episode 215

Listen now (118 mins) | Good morning. We're doing all piano music this week. Today's mix collects piano recordings that came out over the past year or so. There are classical pieces by Bach,
2/19/2024
8 : 4

Philip Glass

Good morning. We're doing all piano music this week. Today we're listening to Philip Glass, an American composer from Baltimore. We've recommended Glass twice before. Glass turned 87 a few
2/19/2024
2 : 54

Pyur

Good morning. Today we're listening to Pyur, a German electronic music producer based in Berlin. Thanks to Stephan Kunze at Zen Sounds for surfacing her work. Born in Munich, her mother played
2/19/2024
2 : 24

Fabiano do Nascimento

Good morning. Today we're listening to Fabiano do Nascimento, a Brazilian guitarist from Rio de Janeiro. He picked up piano at a very young age but fell in love with the guitar at 10. He moved to
2/19/2024
2 : 4

Daisuke Tanabe

Good morning. It's Friday so we're listening to something more upbeat. Today we're listening to Daisuke Tanabe, a Japanese electronic music producer. Born in Hyōgo Prefecture and mostly
2/13/2024
8 : 14

Flow State Episode 214

Listen now (92 mins) | Good morning. Today's mix opens with an organ piece from Kali Malone's new album All Life Long. That's followed by an unreleased Flow State Records ambient track,
2/12/2024
8 : 14

Phill Niblock

Good morning. Today we're listening to Phill Niblock, an American composer and artist from Indiana. Niblock studied economics at Indiana University, briefly served in the army, and moved to New
2/9/2024
8 : 14

The Black Dog

Good morning. It's Friday so we're listening to something more upbeat. Today we're listening to The Black Dog, a techno trio from Sheffield, UK. The group formed in 1989 and self-released
2/8/2024
8 : 14

Laurence Vanay

Good morning. Today we're listening to Laurence Vanay, a prog rock project of French multi-instrumentalist and composer Jacqueline Thibault. In the 1970s she began working at the studio Château d
2/7/2024
8 : 4

Jerskin Fendrix (Interview)

Good morning. Today we're listening to Jerskin Fendrix, an English composer and singer based in London. He attended the University of Cambridge and became part of Brixton's “Windmill scene”
2/6/2024
8 : 4

Flow State Episode 213

Listen now (121 mins) | Good morning Today's episode opens with Philip Glass performing his own composition for The Truman Show while at home in the first year of the pandemic. We continue with the
2/5/2024
8 : 4

FM3

Good morning. Today we're listening to FM3, a duo consisting of pianist Zhang Jian and producer Christiaan Virant. They paired up in Beijing in 1999, collecting samples of traditional instruments
2/2/2024
8 : 24

Aphex Twin

Good morning. It's Friday so we're listening to something more upbeat. Today we're listening to Aphex Twin, an electronic music composer from Cornwall, UK. Honestly, we weren't around
2/1/2024
8 : 4

Hiromi

Good morning. Today we're listening to Hiromi, a Japanese pianist, composer, and bandleader from Hamamatsu. Thank you to Rebecca Ericson-Hua for surfacing her music recently. Hiromi started piano
1/31/2024
8 : 4

Spirituals (Interview)

Good morning. Today we're listening to Spirituals, an electronic music project by Jackson, Mississippi-based producer Tyler Tadlock. He records copious voice memos, and then takes a trial-and-error
1/30/2024
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Flow State Episode 212

Listen now (105 mins) | Good morning. Today's mix opens with Lara Somogyi's new harp cover of Kate Bush's hit “Running Up That Hill.” We continue with ambient from Benoît Pioulard, Autechre
1/29/2024
8 : 14

Benoît Pioulard

Good morning. Today we're listening to Benoît Pioulard, an American ambient composer from Michigan and now based in Brooklyn. We first recommended him almost five years ago. Sunder, his latest