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Program 773: Sweet Potatoes, Suitcases, and Glass Tea Cups

KALW Broadcast Date: February 18, 2024 | Host: Liam Herb

On this broadcast of Music from Other Minds, Liam Herb plays works of sound art in memory of Phill Niblock (1933-2024) and Steve Roden (1965-2023). Tune in to hear Niblock’s composition Sweet Potatoes (2002), and Roden’s teacup composition winter couplet (2002). Also on the program, Annea Lockwood‘s Glass World (1970) and Francisco López‘ luggage travel from the airplane to baggage claim in his 2023 piece San Francisco (OAK).

Program Audio

30-Second Spot

Track Info & Links

Title: Sweet Potato
Composer: Phill Niblock
Recording Title: Touch Food
Record Label: Touch Records


Title: San Francisco (OAK)
Composer: Francisco López
Recording Title: Conveyor Belts (USA)


Title: winter couplet
Composer: Steve Roden
Performers: Steve Roden
Recording Title: winter couplet
Record Label: Room40


Title: The Glass World of Annea Lockwood

1.Micro Glass Shaken
2.Glass Rod Vibrating
3.Turning Gong
4.Mini Mobile
5.Wine Glass
6.Water Gong
7.Two Ribbed Discs
8.Rod Across Edge Of Pane
9.Glass Bulb
11.Spinning Discs
12.Dialogue: Bottles And Jars
13.Vibrating Pane
15.Breathing Machine
16.Water Jars
17.Rod Roll
18.Micro Glass On Goblet
19.Micro Glass Along Pane
20.Cullet: Two Glass Rocks 01:35
21.Medium Mobile
22.Bottle Tree Showered With Fragments
23.Deep Water Gong
Composer: Annea Lockwood
Performer: Annea Lockwood
Recording Title: Glass World
Record Label: Room40

Caravaggio's The Lute Player in a sandwich.
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