Discreet Music

Cascadian Rhythms

120 minsFirst aired 28 Jan 2019
Artwork by Nayan Graf Quartier

A deep-dive into the experimental sounds of the Pacific Northwest, with Grouper, Marc Barreca, Visible Cloaks, Ernest Hood and more.

Can a geographic region as varied as the Pacific Northwest have a cohesive sound? This installment of Discreet Music attempts to answer that question by melding sonic textures from the region’s past with its present. Featuring tracks from Ernest Hood, Marc Barreca, Grouper, the Sight Below, K. Leimer, Ursula K. LeGuin, Todd Barton, Plankton Wat and much more.


Engineered by Mike Bloom

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