At Water’s Edge looks into unexplored corners of ambient electronica to uncover beauty in unexpected places. Music is everywhere–sometimes pretty, sometimes dark, always beautiful.

Music is everywhere, in everything: in the hum of a city,
in the pulse of construction machinery or a heartbeat,
in footsteps, in laughter, in breath, in the shuffling of an impatient audience…
and, like John Cage’s “Four minutes and thirty-three seconds”,
all you have to do is sit and listen.

No results.

At Water's Edge, 17 January 2015: Wir sind alle Berliner (We are all Berliners)

**Dedicated to the memory of Edgar Froese, who passed away only days after the program originally aired**

The Berlin-schule (Berlin school) is a style rather than a place (although most of its early practitioners were in West Berlin). Begun in the 1970s, it encompassed a particular style of electronic music, and some of the innovative early records formed the basis of ambient music. Klaus Schultze, TANGERINE DREAM, you know many of the names. On this week's edition of At Water's Edge, we'll hear from the children of the Berlin school: recent releases of ambient tracks from artists whose styles are deeply tied to this subgenre of ambient music, including some from artists who have been there all along. We'll feature a new work from Altocirrus, tracks from a new album by Dutch artist Phrozenlight, Berlin-school collaborations from all over the world from Borders Edge Records (including Wolf Red, Kuutana, Sequential Dreams, Johan Tronestam) and tracks from Zanov, one of the first French electronic music artists, who's been on the scene almost since the beginning, releasing works as far back as 1976. Images on the video broadcast are by Berlin photographer Silva Capitana.

Photographer Silva Capitana (Silva Wischeropp)

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