This Week's Free Lab Radio - Transcender, Barbican

Parissa by Saghar Barakat
This week’s Free Lab Radio is all about the Barbican’s current Transcender, a yearly series celebrating anything from acoustic music with a spiritual or meditative aspect to electronic tonal pieces that wash away the city’s ire.

Transcender 2016 series offers a set of remarkable collaborations, performing at venues from St Luke’s to Barbican hall itself.

Featured artists: Stars of the Lid, James Holden with the late Mahmoud Guinia and Floating points, (Holden will perform with Guinia son Houusam for the festival in his honour), Parissa from Iran plus ensemble, and Sonic Boom… track listings are below if you’re curious.

Saturday 11-midnight on 104.4fm, digital in London & online

Repeats Tuesday 4am on Resonance104.4FM
On Resonance Extra the following Sat midnight-1am digital & online radio in Brighton.
Marouane Hajji, photo by Salah Ghrissi
Tracks in this order:

Sonic Boom
Sonic Boom - Puddles
Stars of the Lid - Lid
Maalem Mahmoud Guinea, James Holden & Floating Points - Mimoun Mahraba
Stars of the Lid  - Requiem for Dying Mothers
Parissa - Rahmatollah Badiyi
James Holden and Guinia - Yamoula live at Atlas Electronic festival in Marrakesh
Their track Baba Hamouda Marhom recorded live at Atlas Festival
Parissa - Hamcho Farhad Zand
Sonic Boom - Gemini
Stars of the Lid - Music for Twin Peaks

Next week, a guest mix from Mutant Jukebox.

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