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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This Week's Show: Andrulian Guest Mix

Sound Art Dance Music Radio presented by Fari Bradley.

This week: Andrulian's guest mix for Free Lab Radio includes ambient, tech house and a future garage sounds. With tracks created by Andrulian for the Cities and Memory as well as Naviar Haiku by Naviar Records, Netklang Compilation by Fwonk*, the remix of Maya Wolff vocals and more, including an exclusive track for this mix.

An experimental producer, Andrulian has several solo albums online. For this mix he uses field recordings, sampled sounds and various synths and effects over the tracks. Tracklist below.

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Saturday 11-midnight on 104.4fm, digital and online from London.

Repeats Tuesday 4am on Resonance104.4FM

Last chance to hear, the following Saturday midnight-1am on Resonance Extra, digital and online radio in Brighton.


  • Eye of the Storm (Cities and Memory project submission)
  • Five Flower Lake (WEATNU Records = Summer 2016 compilation album) 
  • Eight Sunrays (Fwonk netlabel - Klang compilation album)
  • Chasing the Setting Sun (Sunday Constitutional album)
  • Echoes from Industry Long Declined (EFC project submission) 
  • Metamorphic (Tech Explorations album released on WEATNU records) 
  • Forever is Dead (Andrulians Wrong Choices remix of Maya Wolff vocals) 
  • Korhhisti (The Hesperides Sessions album released on WEATNU records) 
  • Resonance - exclusive track for this mix
  • The Ghosts of the Night (submission for Naviar Haiku #084)
  • Assimilation | Four (Assimilation album)

Music is Pain - Slow Pawn

Call it Tuesday motivation. A trundle through the musical mieuxings of Mieux who feature on our next Saturday night mix. The new release “Music is Pain” features the pre-single Rush (2015) which we've loved in the past.

This Week's Free Lab Radio - Viagra Mix

 The legal drug of the 21st Century.

Bacchanalian and highly commercial this little blue pill has inspired dance music producers and folk-jazz musicians internationally, everywhere from Finland, Brazil to Africa.

Tracks include George Clinton and the P-Funk All Stars, Artifakt, The Bats, System Band, Chief Koofreh, Blamasch,  Gabriel Ben, Sir Mack Rice, AntologĂ­a de las Sevillanas, Free Fase and more...

Free Lab Radio broadcasts:
Saturday nights 11-midnight BST
Tuesday 4am BST (repeat)
Saturday nights on digital radio and online streaming in Brighton on Resonance Extra midnight to 1am 

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Autumn Programming: Free Lab Radio Presents Borderless at Battersea Arts Centre

Borderless Festival at Battersea Arts

After a month of suspended live programming Resonance104.4FM is back on Saturday nights 11-midnight, repeating Tuesday 4am BST (British Summer Time.) 

Battersea Arts Centre host Borderless - a music series August to September in the centre's beautiful 'Council Chamber'. As per its name, the festival brings exciting and fringe world music to this arts venue. We hear from the albums of August performers: Hackney Colliery
Band, Sons Of Kemet, Dele Sosimi, Kate Bloom
and forthcoming September
performers: Electric Jalaba, Meta Meta and Francesca Belmonte, Anima.

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Also plays out on digital radio and online streaming on Brighton on Resonance Extra midnight to 1am the following Saturday nights.