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Since January 2005, Music From Other Minds has presented new and unusual music by innovative composers and performers from around the world. Produced weekly for KALW 91.7 FM San Francisco by Other Minds and presented by Charles Amirkhanian and the Other Minds staff, Music From Other Minds aims to open up radio listeners to experimental classical work by living and recent composers. We bring you the latest in contemporary music from around the world, and some glimpses into the past, to give a context for today’s music.

Follow this link for information and track listings from programs prior to #501.

Next Up: Program 580
Halloween

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KALW Broadcast: November 1, 2019
Host: Mark Abramson

On this Music From Other Minds,  Mark Abramson plays some spooky favorites! Tune to KALW 91.7 FM in San Francisco this Friday night at 11pm to hear it live.

Previous Programs

Program 579: New Works by Women

On this Music From Other Minds,  Liam Herb presents a program dedicated to 2019 releases of works by women composers. Tune in to hear works by Kali Malone, Sarah Davachi, 33EMYBW, Ana Roxanne, and Lisa Lerkenfeldt.

Program 578: War

On this Music From Other Minds, Liam Herb presents a program dedicated to relating to the tragedies of war.

Program 577: Rain, Guns, and Revised Standards

On this Music From Other Minds, Liam Herb presents a program dedicated to the music of Ben Johnston, Tomoko Sauvage, Jane O’Leary, and Negativland.

Program 576: Martin Bartlett

On this Music From Other Minds, Randall Wong presents a program of electronic and electroacustic music by Canadian American composer Martin Bartlett.

Program 575: Commissions and Collaborations

On this Music From Other Minds, Liam Herb presents works by composers who were either commissioned to write a work or were closely collaborating with another composer or performer.

Program 574: Guitar(s)

On this Music From Other Minds, Mark Abramson presents a program dedicated to works for the guitar and guitar ensembles. The program features work by Glenn Branca, Steve Reich, Pat Metheny, Lou Harrison, Lee Ranaldo, and Thurston Moore.

Program 573: Dohee Lee and Philip Glass

On this Music From Other Minds, Liam Herb plays works by Bay Area composer, dancer, improvisor, performance artist Dohee Lee and Downtown New York superstar Philip Glass.

Program 572: Variable Voices

On this Music From Other Minds, Mark Abramson presents a program dedicated to works the voice. From Classical to Sound Poetry to Hip Hop, this show delves deep into the many ways one can use their pipes to make music.

Program 571: Trumpet Music

On this Music From Other Minds, Mark Abramson presents a program dedicated to works for the trumpet. The program features works by Wadada Leo Smith, Don Cherry, Jaimie Branch, Jon Hassell, and Miles Davis.

Program 570: Nyckelharpa

On this Music From Other Minds, Randall Wong presents music for the Nyckelharpa. The program features newly composed works for the instrument by composers Matti Paalanen, Lawrence Wilde, Chris Rippey, Rob Bentall, and Chrissie (AKA Christine Caulfield).

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