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Optic Echo Presents4/20/21

Optic Echo Presents4/20/21

April 21, 2021

Children’s Garden of Grass a4.5
Amulets- Blooming  a2 https://amulets.bandcamp.com/album/blooming
Dakim- youdecide  b7 https://ddustdirect.bandcamp.com/album/youdecide
Paradise Cinema- s/t  b3 https://paradise-cinema.bandcamp.com/album/paradise-cinema
Ai Yamamoto- Love Me Tender  a1 https://pitp.bandcamp.com/album/love-me-tender
Bone Thugs n Harmony (K&D)- 1st tha Month b2
Cheech and Chong- s/t a3
Emeralds- Does it Look like I’m Here  a1 https://emeralds.bandcamp.com/album/does-it-look-like-im-here
Lyra Pramuk- Fountain  a1 https://lyrapramuk.bandcamp.com/album/fountain
Xela- The Dead Sea a4
Daedelus- Exquisite Corpse  a1 https://daedelusmusic.bandcamp.com/album/exquisite-corpse
Quiet Places- vol 1  b1 https://astrangelyisolatedplace.bandcamp.com/album/volume-1
Inventions- Continuous Portrait  a4 https://inventions.bandcamp.com/album/continuous-portrait
Orb- Adventures Beyond a1
Boards of Canada- Geogaddi d4

OEP 4/13/21: Chelidon Frame guest mix

OEP 4/13/21: Chelidon Frame guest mix

April 14, 2021

Big thank you for Chelidon Frame for providing the guest mix of Italian ambient! For more information, including recent albums, check out his bandcamp and website:



01 - 00:00 - e-cor ensemble - Lipstick On a Pig (from "Lipstick On a Pig")
02 - 04:51 - Camilla Pisani - Music Makes Victims (from "Frozen Archimia")
03 - 13:49 - Gianluca Favaron | Anacleto Vitolo - Carbosilicon Machines (from "Overgrowth")
04 - 17:57 - meanwhile.in.texas - Beautiful Decay (from "Heimat")
05 - 21:53 - Alessandro Barbanera - Still locked In The Dream (from "Selected Ambient Works From Italy", COMP)
06 - 26:12 - Andreij Rublev - Out of Time (from "endings & beginnings")
07 - 30:09 - Luigi Turra - Poetry (from "0/1" COMP)
08 - 36:09 - Joel Gilardini - Sputnik (from "The Age Of Space")
09 - 40:59 - Demetrio Cecchitelli - Meta Language (from "Relief")
10 - 45:50 - Chelidon Frame - Commutazione (from "YUME III", COMP)
11 - 52:12 - Edoardo Cammisa - Towards a Flux (from "Flux")

OEP 4/6/21: Christoph Berg guest mix

OEP 4/6/21: Christoph Berg guest mix

April 7, 2021

Thank you Christoph for providing this week's guest mix. If you've been following OEP for a while you've heard his music. For more info on him, his music and his label, Monochrome Editions, check the following links:


Maleem Mahmoud Ghania w/ Pharoah Sanders The Trance of Seven Colors (A1) 

Jon Hassell -  Theory in Malaya (B2) 

Illtet -  Gain (B4) 

Solo Andata -  Ritual (B) 

Don Cherry / Jon Appleton -  Don Jon 7” (A) 

Moor Mother -  Analog Fluids of Sonic Black Holes (B5) 

Lucy Railton -  Paradise 94 (A5) 

Svarte Greiner -  Knive (B2) 

Alvin Curran -  Canti Illuminati (A) 

Maki Asakawa 浅川マキ-  One (B) 

Colin Stetson -  New History Warfare Vol. 2: Judges (B3) 

Áine O’Dwyer -  Gallarais (B3) 

Murcof / Philippe Petit -  First Chapter (B1) 

Daniela Casa -  Arte Moderna (A4) 

Kazue Sawai 沢井一恵- 現代邦楽の世界 (A1) 

Ryuichi Sakamoto (S U R V I V E Version)- Async - Remodels (C3) 

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Optic Echo Presents 3/30/21

Optic Echo Presents 3/30/21

March 31, 2021

Emily A. Sprague- Hill, Flower, Fog b1 https://mlesprg.bandcamp.com/album/hill-flower-fog-2

Napoleon Hill- Think and Grow Rich b8

Daedelus- Exquisite Corpse a3 https://daedelusmusic.bandcamp.com/album/exquisite-corpse

Allred & Broderick- What the Fog b1 https://dauw.bandcamp.com/album/what-the-fog

Meemo Comma- Neon Genesis a3 https://meemocomma.bandcamp.com/album/neon-genesis-soul-into-matter

Richard Skelton- These Charms May Be Sung Over a Wound a3 https://phantomlimblabel.bandcamp.com/album/these-charms-may-be-sung-over-a-wound

Dialect - Under ~  Between a5 https://dialect-trax.bandcamp.com/album/under-between

Dakim- Voices b5 https://ddustdirect.bandcamp.com/album/voices

Eluvium- Life Through Bombardment v1 a1 https://eluvium.bandcamp.com/album/lambent-material

Pan American - Cloud Room, Glass Room a1 https://panamerican.bandcamp.com/album/cloud-room-glass-room

36 & Awakened Souls- Other Side of Darkness b3 https://pitp.bandcamp.com/album/the-other-side-of-darkness

Louis Sterling- Adisceda a2 https://louissterling.bandcamp.com/album/adisceda

Claire Rousay- A Softer Focus b3 https://clairerousay.bandcamp.com/album/a-softer-focus

OEP 3/32/21: worriedaboutsatan guest mix

OEP 3/32/21: worriedaboutsatan guest mix

March 24, 2021

Big thank you to worriedaboutsatan for putting together this week's guest mix. Check out Gavin's past releases, including labels n5MD and Past Inside the Present, here:


1. some birds outside my window from 2019

2. Hot Tap - 999 [Please Hold]

3. HTRK - Body Lotion [Body Lotion]

4. FRKTL - Prologue [Prose Edda]

5. King Midas Sound - Sumtime [Waiting For You]

6. Marta Mist - Marta's Lament [Years: Singles Collected 2010-2012]

7. Broadcast - Tears In The Typing Pool [Tender Buttons]

8. Troye Sivan - Could Cry Just Thinkin About You [In A Dream]

9. worriedaboutsatan - Speak To Me [Circles I]

10. Kode 9 & The Spaceape - Sine [Memories Of The Future]

11. Keith Hudson Meets King Tubby - Satia [Rough Guide To Dub]

12. me walking around Leeds in 2010

13. Falconetti - Magna Via [A History Of Skyscrapers]

14. Amusement Parks On Fire - At Last The Night [Out Of The Angeles]

15. Cloud Boat - Dréan [Book Of Hours]

16. Caroline Polachek - The Gate [Pang]

17. Pye Corner Audio feat. Faten Kanaan - The Darkest Wave [The Darkest Wave]

18. Marie Davidson - Excès de Vitesse [Un Autre Voyage]

19. worriedaboutsatan - Für Immer [Providence]

20. me walking to a lift in an apartment block in Manchester, 2012

OEP 3/9/21: Part Timer guest mix

OEP 3/9/21: Part Timer guest mix

March 10, 2021

Big thank you to John McCaffrey / Part Timer for providing this week's guest mix. For more info, check out his bandcamp page:


PS check out his Clickits record on Moteer if you are able to find a copy!

Time Artist- Album- Track
00:00 Toan- Volta No Vento- Magnetophonie
02:52 Olivier Alary & Johannes Malfatti- U,I- I Can’t Even See Myself
10:34 BlankFor.ms- Works For Tape and Piano- Nothing Selfless
13.50 Grotta Veterano- Ennio’s Muse (compilation)- L’estate (For M)
17:00 Jacaszek- Glimmer- Goldengrove
20:24 Emanuele Errante- Yon- Myself & I
23:59 Phil Tomsett- The Sound of Someone Leaving- It’s Not an Escape, It’s a Release
27:44 Isnaj Dui- Unstable Equilibrium- Klangfarbenkreis
31:39 Olga Wojciechowska- ASIP 2020 Label Compilation- Labyrinth Made of Labyrinths
35:12 Cass.- Magical Magical- Murph’s Dream
37:59 Herion- Out & About- Lindos
41:02 Zake- Orchestral Studies Collectanea- Motion
43:08 Tokyo Bloodworm (remixer: Children of the Wave)- Palestine Remixes- Blind Daughters of Gaza (Blind Daughters of Melbourne Remix)
47:56 END

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OEP 2/23/21: Wife Signs guest mix

OEP 2/23/21: Wife Signs guest mix

February 24, 2021

Big thank you to Wife Signs for putting together this week's guest mix. Check out their recent release on Healing Sound Propagandist (Past Inside the Present sublabel) entitled "Beneath the Weight of Care":
Twitter: @WifeSigns

1 Menelik Wèsnatchèw - "Tezeta" 00:00 
2 Federico Durand - "Se Hizo De Noche" 04:21 
3 Ironomi - "歩風" 05:50 
4 Kibrom Birhane, Etsegenet Mekonnen - "Tizita" 09:49 
5 Anenon - "Open" 15:09 
6 Wife Signs - "In an Outworn Cage" 18:21 
7 Justin Walter - "Red Cabin" 24:18 
8 Emahoy Tsegué-Maryam Guèbrou - "Homesickness, Pt. 1" 25:37 
9 Djivan Gasparyan - "I Will Not Be Sad in This World" 9:24 
10 [Artist unknown] - "Shipibo Song" 35:35 
11 Metei - "Seto"37:07 
12 Lilien Rosarian - "Moss Hugs All Walls" 38:36 
13 Trevor Powers - "2166" 41:45 
14 Marz - "The Rain Rains" 45:39 
15 Celer - "Text Me When You Wake Up" 48:51 
16 Eleanor Cully - "Lark in the Clear Air" 55:35

Optic Echo Presents 2/16/21

Optic Echo Presents 2/16/21

February 17, 2021

RZA- Ghost Dog a1   

Ana Roxanne- Because of a Flower a1 https://anaroxanne.bandcamp.com/album/because-of-a-flower-2

Erik K Skodvin- Anbessa a2 https://erikkskodvin.bandcamp.com/album/anbessa

Jefre Cantu-Ledesma- Love is a Stream a1 https://shiningskullstudio.bandcamp.com/album/love-is-a-stream-2020-edition

Soft Pink Truth- Shall We Go On a1.4 https://thesoftpinktruth.bandcamp.com/album/shall-we-go-on-sinning-so-that-grace-may-increase

Mokira- Chill Out a2 https://kontra-musik.bandcamp.com/album/chill-out

William S Burroughs- Break Through in Grey Room b4

Orla Wren- The Blind Deaf Stone d1 https://timereleasedsound.bandcamp.com/album/the-blind-deaf-stone

Black Swan- Repetition Hymns b3 https://pitp.bandcamp.com/album/repetition-hymns

Black Taffy-  Opal Wand a3 https://blacktaffy.bandcamp.com/album/opal-wand

Knxwledge- Anthology b5 https://knxwledge.bandcamp.com/album/anthology

Dedekind Cut- American Zen b2 https://dedekindcut.bandcamp.com/album/american-zen-ded003-ep-17-se

DJ Food- Kaleidoscope b2.1 https://djfood.bandcamp.com/album/kaleidoscope

Eduardo Briganty- Microgramas b5 https://elmuellerecords.bandcamp.com/album/microgramas

Hammock- Longest Year a2 https://hammock.bandcamp.com/album/longest-year-2020

Zakè- Orchestral Studies Collecctanea a5 https://hammock.bandcamp.com/album/longest-year-2020

OEP 2/9/21: City of Dawn guest mix

OEP 2/9/21: City of Dawn guest mix

February 10, 2021

Big thank you to City of Dawn for providing this week's guest mix. Find out more information on them by checking out their extensive back catalogue on bandcamp:



City Of Dawn- Avenoir : Avenoir (0:00 - 08:15)
Joshua W Bruner- Sifting Thoughts : Viewings ( 08:20 - 16:48)
Flower & Frequency- Temple of Daydream : Gathering on the Grass (16:49 - 26:08)
City Of Dawn- Flowering Smile : Aubade ( 26:09 - 31:50)
dottie- Lark : Collection (31:51 - 35:20)
Heavy Stars- Heavy Stars : Portico (35:22 - 42:51)
Akkad The Orphic Priest- The Four : The Four (42:52 - 54:16)
zaké- Descent : Coppice Movements (54:17 - 56:28)
Willamette- New York Heat : Echo Park (56:29 - 59:15)

OEP: best vinyl of 2020

OEP: best vinyl of 2020

January 27, 2021


KMRU- Peel c1 

Jake Muir- The Hum of Your Veiled Voice b2 

Lucy Gooch- Rushing a2 

Quiet Places- Volume 1 a1 

TR Jordan- Just for You a1 

Golden Retriever & Chuck Johnson- Rain Shadow a2 

Fadi Tabbal- Subject to Potential Errors and Distortion a4 

Tape Loop Orchestra- Returning Two a1.2 

36 & Zakè- Stasis Sounds for Long-Distance Space Travel a2 

Valance Drakes- Freedom is it’s Own Kind of Slavery b1 

OFFTHESKY & The Humble Bee- We Were the Hum of Dreams b3 

Inventions- Continuous Portrait b4 

Sarah Davachi- Cantus, Descant a3 

WL (Patricia Wolf remix)- ADHD (flexidisc) 

Night Sea- Still b1 

Pepo Galan & Sita Ostheimer- Contact b3 

Windy and Carl- Allegiance and Conviction b1 

Gia Magaret- Mia Garget b1 

Haunted Ghost- New Life Paeans a3 

Claire Rousay- Both b1.2 

R beny - The Dashboard Cast a Spectral Glow a1 

Black Brunswicker- Thesis 18 b1.2 

Secret Pyramid- Embers b2

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