Fête (Faites) de la Musique

(With apologies for the technical issues during the show…)

During the week to come, on the Solstice, the world will be celebrating Fête de la Musique (Festival of Music). The joke in French is that it’s pronounced the same as “Faites de la Musique”, which means “Make Music”, and which people have decided to do all over the world for several years now.

So Fête de la Musique has become Worldwide (Make) Music Day. There will be free live music events all over the world. If you can hit it, strum it, pluck it, bow it, blow through it, tap it, or sing it, you’ll probably hear it somewhere in the world.

Here is the wonderful “Declaration of Principles” from the Fête: https://www.fetedelamusique.de/wp-content/blogs.dir/3/files/2015/02/Fete-Agreement-englisch.pdf

In honor of this immense day — where the world can change — we present an entire program of live music. In this case, we mean music that was performed live over the years and recorded for posterity (maybe next year we’ll do an *actual* live event!).

We add an extra hour to this special program because there’s so much great music available — and this is just scratching the surface!

Tune in Saturday at 1pm Pacific on Radio Spiral to hear music recorded live by TouchXtone, Bing Satellites, Robert Rich, Numina (Jesse Sola), Emerald Adrift (David Herpich), Sensitive Chaos, usr/sbin aka Dennis Moser, Ombient aka Mike Hunter, EugeneKha, Cypress Rosewood (Tony Gerber), Metlay!, Palancar (Darrell Burgan), and The Lovely Moon.

Age Of Desire (Live) – TouchXtone – EyeDrum And Beyond (2004)
Astronaut (live) – Bing Satellites – Summer Night (2009)
Animus – Robert Rich – Live Archive Volume 5 (Live at Cowell Theater) (2002)
Ceraunius Tholus – Numina – Transcension Live 2002 Disc 1 (2005)
Blood Brain Barrier – Emerald Adrift – Wings of Morpheus (Live in Kansas City) (2010)
Contemplation of One’s Place in the World – Sensitive Chaos – Live Unreleased (2010)
16XIIaa – usr sbin – Unreleased (Live in Second Life) (2008)
Cold Day’s Hope – Ombient – Live on Nocturnal Transmissions 01-23-2004 (2004)
Earth Gravitation (Live) – EugeneKha – Earth Gravitation (Live 2016-09-24) (2016)
Farhaven Sky High Part 6 – Cypress Rosewood – Farhaven Sky High Live (2009)
fade to blue (live edit) – metlay! – fade (2016)
Live At The Sky Castle Part 4 – Palancar – Live At The Sky Castle (2008)
Figures On The Beach (live) – The Lovely Moon – Mostly Ambient Radio Sessions (2011)

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