Chambo relaxes with friends in the Adirondacks
Inter-Dimensional Music returns to the airwaves of the Big Bend on Sunday, October 4, 2015 from 9-11pm (CT). As always, you can hear us the first Sunday of every month on air at Marfa Public Radio, broadcasting across the Trans-Pecos at KRTS 93.5 FM in Marfa, KRTP 91.7 FM in Alpine and KDKY 91.5 FM in Marathon. You can stream the show live at marfapublicradio.org, follow along @CosmicChambo, and find intermittent updates at interdimensionalmusic.com.
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Tonight’s show is inspired in part by the Barred Owls of Owl Pond, and the Adirondacks camp where your host spent the early part of September in communion with his family of cousins, aunts, uncles, mosses, ferns, mushrooms, trout, ospreys, damned cormorants and the aforementioned birds. Listen for Barred Owl calls throughout the broadcast. ID Music will also feature some new field recordings from Pinto Canyon Road by People & Sounds podcaster Katherine Rae Mondo.
In the cosmic metal hour we’ve got some thoughts on loneliness, desolation and love from Marissa Nadler, Windhand and Chongyam Trungpa, along with fresh jams from Black Breath, Deafheaven and Vanum.
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Inter-Dimensional Music will once again waft through the air of the Big Bend this Sunday, May 3, 2015. If you’re out here in Far West Texas tune in from 9-11p (CST) on the first Sunday of each month at KRTS 93.5 FM in Marfa, KRTP 91.7 FM in Alpine and KDKY 91.5 FM in Marathon. You can also stream the show live at marfapublicradio.org. Streaming archives on Soundcloud.
The May broadcast is shaping up to be a murky one, with Sun Araw, Sunburned Hand of the Man, and The Healing Music of Rana seeing heavy airplay here at the home studio. The metal hour is looking grim, with funereal long-form funeral doom from Bell Witch and some Morriconne-era Earth on deck.
Minor updates to the South Plateau Adobe Ruin (SPAR), our squat gallery here in Marfa, are underway. Some old and new work on the walls, along with native ferns recommended by botanist Michael Eason now installed in the kitchen sink. We also added a Westport Chair built by Sam Winks to further enable quiet contemplation. An untitled work in concrete and bone from Tyler Spurgin is also on view. For more information on visiting the SPAR or about the work contained inside its crumbling walls, drop us a line. SPAR is an abandoned house: Enter at your own risk, and please don’t disturb the neighbors.
Our Lichens show also remains on view at Etherington Art in Marfa. In addition to the full size installations, individual rolls of wallpaper (pictured above), suitable for customizing your personal plant-mind communication chamber, are also available. Contact Mary Etherington for more information.
$3.33, August 8, 2013. Photo by Alex Marks for Ballroom Marfa.
If you’re in Los Angeles, consider stopping by Various Small Fires to experience new work from friend of the show Celia Hollander. Longtime listeners of ID Music will recognize Celia’s $3.33 moniker from past broadcasts, the Backcountry Chillout mixtape and her guest host session. $3.33 (Celia Hollander): Live Streams will run through May 16, 2015. You can buy her music, including the helpful I need some good rap music for my car.? at Bandcamp.
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Mexican Summer & Ballroom Marfa Present
March 13-15th in Marfa, Texas
Featuring Grouper, Iceage, Dev Hynes, Connan Mockasin, Tamaryn, Steve Gunn, Weyes Blood, Jefre Cantu-Ledesma, Suicideyear and more
Residents of Brewster, Jeff Davis and Presidio counties may purchase tickets at a discount in-person at Freda and the Ballroom Marfa gallery.
Marfa Myths is a cultural program taking place March 13 – 15, 2015 in Marfa, Texas. Curated by New York based music label Mexican Summer and co-presented with Ballroom Marfa, Marfa Myths features artists from within and outside of the Mexican Summer and Software Recording Co. rosters working creatively and collaboratively across music, cinema and visual arts contexts.
2015 programming includes a recording residency with Dev Hynes and Connan Mockasin, a sound bath created by Jefre Cantu-Ledesma, a semi-permanent outdoor mural by Liz Harris (Grouper), a presentation of Gregg Kowalsky’s live installation Tape Chants, and a screening of short documentaries and Holy Cow Swami at the Crowley Theater presented by Cinemarfa and Anthology Recordings. Furthermore, live programming throughout the weekend will include sets from Iceage, Grouper, Tamaryn, Steve Gunn, Weyes Blood, GABI, Thug Entrancer, Co La, Bitchin Bajas, LBS. and Suicideyear.
Additionally, there will be an exclusive, limited edition 12″ documenting the Dev Hynes and Connan Mockasin collaboration alongside a journal featuring contributions from local Marfa artists and participating festival artists.
Inter-Dimensional Music – the top-rated “New Age Talk” broadcast in the Big Bend since 2010! – returns to the airwaves tonight, Sunday March 1, 2015 from 9-11pm on Marfa Public Radio. Also always streaming live at marfapublicradio.org, and *rarely* archived at interdimensionalmusic.com.
We’ll be joined in studio tonight by itinerant Root Stratan Maxwell August Croy, who’s returned to Far West Texas for self-imposed exile/residency. We hope to hear more of the music he’s been working on, including a soon-coming collaboration with another friend of the show, cosmic harpist Mary Lattimore. We’ll also be talking high desert mind expansion strategies while cycling through psychedelic folk music (watch for the obligatory Dead jam), and maybe some downpressing folk metal so as to make sure our silver linings have more than a touch of grey.
We’ll also get into some music from the Marfa Myths festival, which arrives in these high desert grasslands on March 13 for a weekend of sound bathing, tape chanting and other irie activities featuring New Age-allies well known to ID Music listeners, such as Bitchin Bajas, Grouper and Jefre-Cantu Ledesma. Keep an eye on Marfa Public Radio and Ballroom Marfa for more coverage.
Prepping for tonight’s show, getting in the zone …