Optic Echo Presents
OEP 9/21/21: Keep The Orange Sun guest mix

OEP 9/21/21: Keep The Orange Sun guest mix

September 22, 2021

Huge thank you to Keep the Orange Sun for providing the guest mix this week. The trio split things up with James Bernard taking the beginning, From Overseas mixing the middle, and Marine Eyes closing out the set. 

New album out this Friday on Past Inside the Present:

From Overseas- California sound collage
Squarepusher- Tommib Help Buss (0:09) 
Bochum Welt- La Nuit (2:05)
Jordi Savall- Prelude Pour Mr. Vauquelin (5:57)
Murcof- Rostro (7:32)
Radiohead- Treefingers (14:46) 
Hammock-Always Before Your Eyes (18:22) 
Slowdive- Rutti (21:54) 
Cocteau Twins- Pearly Dewdrops’ Drops (31:47) 
Keep The Orange Sun- Keep The Orange Sun (35:52) 
Julianna Barwick- Forever (39:50)
Jonas Munk- Minimum Resistance (44:51)
poemme- symphony of meadow (49:45)
From Overseas- California sound collage

Optic Echo Presents 8/17/21

Optic Echo Presents 8/17/21

August 18, 2021

Claire Rousay + More Eaze- An Afternoon Whine a2.2 https://clairerousaymoreeaze.bandcamp.com
Jason Van Wyk- Threads b3 https://n5md.bandcamp.com/album/threads
Sarah Davachi + Ariel Kalma- Intemporel b2 https://blacksweat.bandcamp.com/album/intemporel
Andrew Tuttle + Padang Food Tigers- A Cassowary Apart a2 https://padangfoodtigers.bandcamp.com/album/a-cassowary-apart
Eevee- Seeds b6 https://eeveebeats.bandcamp.com/album/seeds
Kreng- L’Autopsie Phénoménale De Dieu a3 https://kreng.bandcamp.com/album/lautopsie-ph-nom-nale-de-dieu
City of Dawn- Where the World Quietly Sing Their Song b2 https://elgranerecords.bandcamp.com/album/where-the-world-quietly-sing-their-song
On- Something That Has Form and Something That Does Not a1
AM Boy- s/t a3 https://attacknine.bandcamp.com/album/am-boy
Clickits- s/t a2 

Optic Echo Presents
Tuesday evenings 6-8pm PST
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Optic Echo Presents 7/13/21

Optic Echo Presents 7/13/21

July 14, 2021

Christina Vantzou- Six Cellos for Sol Lewitt a1.2 http://sonicpieces.com/release/six-cellos-for-sol-lewitt/ 

Murcof- The Alias Sessions a3 https://murcofmusic.bandcamp.com/album/the-alias-sessions 

Max Richter- Voices 2 a1 https://www.maxrichtermusic.com/2021/03/29/voices-2-released-9-april-2021/ 

Dr. Atmo & Mick Chillage- Ruhleben c1 https://astrangelyisolatedplace.bandcamp.com/album/ruhleben 

Zakè and Marine Eyes- Unfailing Love b2 https://pitp.bandcamp.com/album/unfailing-love 

Space Afrika- Untitled (To Describe You) 10” b3 https://sferic.bandcamp.com/album/untitled-to-describe-you-ost 

Marcus Fischer- Monocoastal a3 https://marcus-fischer.bandcamp.com/album/monocoastal-10th-anniversary-edition 

Knxwledge- Kauliflower a2.1 https://knxwledge.bandcamp.com/album/kauliflowr 

Land Trance- First Séance a5 https://landtrance.bandcamp.com/album/first-s-ance 

Florian TM Zeisig- Music for Parents b2 https://metronrecords.bandcamp.com/album/music-for-parents 

Bre’r- Bathing for the Betterment of Cold Drink b4

Eluvium- Virga II b1 https://eluvium.bandcamp.com/album/virga-ii 

OEP 5/25/21: Fragile X guest mix

OEP 5/25/21: Fragile X guest mix

May 26, 2021

Big thank you to Fragile X for providing the guest mix this week, who runs the Bricolage label out of Glasgow, Scotland. For more information on him and his music, check out his bandcamp and soundcloud below: 


01. Fragile X - Departure From Nowhere (Maps for the Lost) / 0:00 
02. Patricia Wolf - The House By The Pond ( Slow Sketch : Volume 2) / 03:12 
03. Natalie Beridze - Waves Future ( DE - Sounds from Georgia) / 06:22 
04. Cyme - Biyangdo (Jeju VA) / 09:23 
05. Iuna Niva - To Grow The Hands, To Bend The Spine (Six Ways To Bend The Yoke Of God) / 15:42 
06. Jorengthericecake - Media Of Testimony (Seasons 2020 S/S) / 19:44 
07. Obay Alsharani - Nattåg (Sandbox) / 25:04 
08. Artefakt - The Lost Centre (Monsoon) / 28:08 
09. Modeo - Nobody Sleeps (3 Years of Oslated VA) / 31:21 
10. Fragile X - Reverie (Between Worlds) / 34:27 
11. Minimal Drone GRL - Cross Country 365 Days (Ancestral Origins) / 39:56 
12. Leit Motif - A Lovers Reincarnation (Till We Have Faces) / 52:00 
13. Gallery Six - A Wonderfully Ordinary Life (Blue In The Midsummer) / 57:23 
14. Fabio Orsi - Just For A Thrill 1 (Just For A Thrill) / 60:45 

Optic Echo Presents 5/18/21

Optic Echo Presents 5/18/21

May 19, 2021

KMRU- Logue b1 https://kmru.bandcamp.com/album/logue-2
Ilyas Ahmed + Jefre Cantu-Ledesma- You Can See Your Own Way Out a1 https://shiningskullstudio.bandcamp.com/album/you-can-see-your-own-way-out
Mary Lattimore- At the Dam a2 https://marylattimoreharpist.bandcamp.com/album/at-the-dam
Andrew Chalk- Higan a1 https://andrewchalk.bandcamp.com/album/higan
Innode- Syn b2 https://innode.bandcamp.com/album/syn
Lali Puna- Our Inventions a3 https://lalipuna.bandcamp.com/album/our-inventions
Bohren & der Club of Gore- Black Earth d1 https://bohrenundderclubofgore.bandcamp.com/album/black-earth
Zakè & City of Dawn- Frizzell & Duque: A Sorrow Unrequited a1 https://zakedrone.bandcamp.com/album/frizzell-duque-a-sorrow-unrequited

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OEP 5/4/21: thiefteam (Form The Head) guest mix

OEP 5/4/21: thiefteam (Form The Head) guest mix

May 5, 2021

Thank you to thiefteam for providing the guest mix this week. Jason helms the highly recommended Form the Head podcast (and record label), highlighting PNW ambient, experimental, and electronic artists in long form conversations.


0:00 SciFiSol - Hypnosis Black Ocean - Alien Tung 
1:50 Synth Witch - The Ritual (Drumless Mix) - Synth Witch 
4:55 meroitic - garden - vital body 
7:21 Naarky (micrometerman mono) - quickening-gathering (light shower mix) - stop the world and delay it while it catches back up 
12:40 Patricia Wolf - Pas De Deux - Sotto Le Stelle 
15:40 Felisha Ledesma - 7-00 AM (excerpt) - Sweet Hour 
17:46 Production Unit Xero - Stirring - Music For Astral Travel Vol 1- Shadows and Reflections (HTX054) 
23:15 Joel Shanahan - Floating Figure Sleeps Alone - Frozen Clock Hovering 
27:45 Shanna Sordahl - When Blood Turns To Bone (excerpt) - When Blood Turns To Bone 31:01 dweomer - The Tramman Elder - Crann Ogham 
34:30 Moss Wand - Sun Worship (excerpt) - Ritual Vibrations 
37:45 Marcus Fischer + Ted Laderas - February 29th (excerpt) - February 29th 
41:30 user 18081971 - qu 1 - qu 1 
44:25 Hugo R.A. Paris - Heliophagis - Threaded Habitat 
47:55 St.Petersburg Sound Systems - Oblachnost - PTM 003 - Oblachnost EP 
50:25 Torrey Pines - Sunshine Through the Rain - Overlook 
56:30 Tomu DJ - Wild Woods - Ambient 2 
64:40 Elrond - Segment Three (excerpt) - Spark 

Optic Echo Presents 
Tuesday evenings 6-8pm PST 
107.1 / 91.1 FM KXRY Portland 
Streaming www.xray.fm  

Optic Echo Presents 4/27/21

Optic Echo Presents 4/27/21

April 28, 2021

Sarah Davachi- All My Circles Run  a3 https://sarahdavachi.bandcamp.com/album/all-my-circles-run 

Solidarity Hymn- For a Wandering Beam of Sun  a2 https://solidarityhymn.bandcamp.com 

Tomaga- Intimate Immensity  a4 https://tomaga.bandcamp.com/album/intimate-immensity 

One Million Eyes- Brama  a2 https://astrangelyisolatedplace.bandcamp.com/album/brama 

Non Dolet- V  b4 https://timereleasedsound.bandcamp.com/album/v 

Black Swan- Repetition Hymns  b4 https://pitp.bandcamp.com/album/repetition-hymns 

Bugseed- Impression  b1 https://cheebacheebarecords.bandcamp.com/album/impression 

Fila Brazillia- Powerclown  c4 https://filabraz.bandcamp.com/album/power-clown 

Pepo Galán- Human Values Disappear  a2 https://elmuellerecords.bandcamp.com/album/human-values-disappear 

Zakè (Hotel Neon remix)- Geneva  a1 https://pitp.bandcamp.com/album/geneva 

Black to Comm- Oocyte Oil & Stolen Androgens  a1.2 https://blacktocomm.bandcamp.com/album/oocyte-oil-stolen-androgens 

M Peters & C Leek- Thesis 19  b2 https://thesisproject.bandcamp.com/album/thesis-19-mark-peters-clem-leek 

Dag Rosenqvist- Vråen Centrum  a1 https://laaps.bandcamp.com/album/vr-en-centrum 

Optic Echo Presents 4/20/21

Optic Echo Presents 4/20/21

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) 

Optic Echo Presents
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91.1 / 107.1 FM PDX

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