Flow State

9/17/2021
7 : 4

Galcher Lustwerk

Good morning. It's Friday so we're listening to something more upbeat. Today we're listening to Galcher Lustwerk, a dance music producer and rapper from Cleveland, Ohio. On his first two
9/16/2021
7 : 4

Chip Wickham

Good morning. Today we're listening to Chip Wickham, a jazz saxophonist and flautist from Brighton, UK. We're continuing on the UK jazz scene theme from yesterday. Wickham orchestrates and
9/15/2021
13 : 56

Nala Sinephro

Good morning. Today we're listening to Nala Sinephro, a Caribbean-Belgian harpist, composer, and modular synth player based in London. Thank you to Edward for the recommendation. Sinephro released
9/13/2021
7 : 5

Shiho Yabuki

Good morning. Today we're listening to Shiho Yabuki, a Japanese pianist and ambient music producer. Yabuki composed pioneering works of “healing music” in the '80s and '90s, albums that
9/10/2021
7 : 4

Gai Barone

Good morning. It's Friday so we're listening to something more upbeat. Today we're listening to Gai Barone, an Italian house music producer from Sicily. We discovered his work from his 2021
9/9/2021
7 : 14

Yoshinori Hayashi

Good morning. Today we're listening to Yoshinori Hayashi, a Japanese electronic music producer based in Tokyo. Thanks to Tone Glow for the recommendation. Hayashi makes extremely eclectic music
9/8/2021
7 : 4

Yann Tiersen

Today we have a guest recommendation from Sarah Allen, who's from South Carolina but lives with her wife, stepson and Siamese cats Atticus and Kevin in Belfast, Northern Ireland. She is a
9/6/2021
7 : 4

Evgueni and Sacha Galperine

Good morning. Today we're listening to Evgueni and Sacha Galperine, Russian brothers who score films. The Galperines fuse classical and electronic music, creating dramatic and moving environments
9/3/2021
7 : 4

Amandra

Good morning. It's Friday so we're listening to something more upbeat. Today we're listening to Amandra, a French electronic music producer. Amandra uses the conventions and instruments of
9/2/2021
7 : 4

Weather Report

Good morning. Today we're listening to Weather Report, a jazz fusion band formed in 1970. The three founding members – saxophonist Wayne Shorter, keyboardist Joe Zawinul, bassist Miroslav Vitouš –
9/1/2021
7 : 4

Roméo Poirier

Good morning. Today we're listening to Roméo Poirier, a Brussels-based ambient/electronic musician. Poirier combines looping synth phrases with field recordings and sound effects from fictional
8/31/2021
7 : 4

Piero Piccioni

Good morning. Today we're listening to Piero Piccioni, an Italian composer and multi-instrumentalist from Turin. Thanks to Anna for the recommendation. Piccioni scored over 300 movies and worked
8/30/2021
7 : 4

The Upsetters (Lee "Scratch" Perry)

Good morning. Today we're listening to The Upsetters, the studio band of Jamaican producer Lee “Scratch” Perry who passed away yesterday at age 85. Perry gave us dub, remixes, and Bob Marley. He
8/27/2021
7 : 4

Bambounou

Good morning. It's Friday so we're listening to something more upbeat. We're listening to Bambounou, a producer and DJ from Paris. He creates dance tracks that incorporate sounds and
8/26/2021
7 : 4

Chico Hamilton

Good morning. Today we're listening to Chico Hamilton, an American jazz drummer and bandleader from Los Angeles. Beginning in the 1950s, Hamilton blended Latin rhythms into American jazz, which
8/25/2021
7 : 4

American New Age 1950-1990

Good morning. Today we have a guest recommendation from Flow State Records artist Corntuth. We're fundraising for our first vinyl release — a limited edition vinyl of Corntuth's new album The
8/24/2021
7 : 4

Flow State Episode 92 (Subscribers only)

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8/23/2021
7 : 4

Büşra Kayıkçı

Good morning. Today we're listening to Büşra Kayıkçı, a Turkish pianist and composer based in Istanbul. Kayıkçı, who is also an architect and a painter, plays arpeggio progressions that suggest one
8/20/2021
7 : 4

UMFANG

Good morning. Happy birthday to Aidan and Walter. It's Friday so we're listening to something more upbeat. Today we're listening to UMFANG, a techno producer and DJ from the Bronx via
8/19/2021
7 : 14

Jason Moran

Good morning. Today we're listening to Jason Moran, a jazz pianist from Houston, TX. Growing up he was inspired by hip-hop artists like Public Enemy as well as jazz legends like Thelonious Monk.