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Convergence Zone.016

first aired 6.27.2023

Summer arrived officially this week, and after a brief delay, the weather shifted from “damp and lovely to “sunny and perfect”.  These are days for oceans and shorelines, Pride and dancing, and nighttime drives with warm skylines

On Convergence Zone this week, new local music from Plural Not Possessive and Neighborhood Libraries; new ambient from Fog Net, Robert Chamberlain, Steve Roach

Epic summer vibes with Siren and the Sea, Blue Scholars, Miami Nights 1984, Emma Ruth Randle, Steve Roach, Shadowfax, Checkfield, and Joe Jackson

Local space from Terminus Void, AeTopus, Style.King.of.the.Week

Plenty of sunset surprises too

Enter the Convergence Zone – Tuesday nights at 10:30pm PDT on 90.7 KSER-FM, 89.9 KXIR-FM, and streaming at, TuneIn, and suchlike

Siren and the SeaAmazon0:00This time with feeling2017 swimwave album from co-founder of Bathysphere Records
Death Cab for Cutie feat. Lauren Mayberry Northern Lights4:20 Thank you for today2018 single inspired by riding the Bremerton ferry; guest vocals from CHVRCHES lead singer
Jan HammerCrockett’s Theme9:20Miami Vice II / Escape From TelevsionFirst appeared in Miami VIce episode “Calderone’s return part 1 – the hit list” – Oct 19 1984
De LuxNew Summers (Jason Bentley mix)12:40 Nov 2022; remixed by music director of KCRW, host of mix show Metropolis
FM AttackOceans Apart18:11Stellar2017 vaporwave from Vancouver, BC
Joe JacksonSteppin’ Out23:06Night and Day1982, his most successful album; song features percussion from the Korg KR 55
AeTopusTransit27:!4UrbusMarch 2022 Bellingham; formatted especially for vinyl LP – recently signed w/ Spotted Peccary
Mt FogBlue Summer (Graduation Remix)31:58 Single with proceeds supporting The Vera Project
Miami Nights 1984Ascend35:15SentimentalVictoria BC synthwave pioneer, september 2022 album
CheckfieldThrough the Lens40:24Through the LensSan Diego ensemble
Style king of the weekMt eerie44:48Style.king.of.the.weekSeattle duo specializing in cassette manipulation, percussion, synths
Methods BodyImpedimenta and Torches48:22Plural Not PossessiveNew music; Portland duo Methods Body are John Niekrasz and Luke Wyland
Fog NetSerpentine (Blue)54:00HeadlandsJustin Longerbeam (co-founder of Bathysphere) and Niko Ramsdell – debut as a duo, recorded over three consecutive days
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ShadowfaxNew Electric India01:00:00Shadowdance1983 new-age group formed in Chicago
Pat Metheny GroupFirst Circle01:05:11The Road to You1993, recorded on tour in Europe
Neighborhood LibrariesPostcards for the Backyard01:14:19 Taylor Swindells from Vancouver, BC – took up ambient and neo-classical during lockdown after a decade touring to cope with restlesness and preserve mental health
Jörgen Kjellgren Invincible Summer 01:18:11 Invincble Summerinspired by family travels through Europe
Robbie ElizeeSmoking Wet01:21:44CullLouisville ambient artist
The Conspiracy TapesPostscript01:24:12The Conspiracy TapesNew music from Pao De Silva!
Steve RoachThreshold01:30:43Mystic Chords and Sacred Spaces – Complete4-CD expanded re-release
Robert chamberlainFrom another shore01:33:21Mutable signNew solo ambient project on Bathysphere Records
Hollan HolmesTaken by the Current01:36:19Emerald WatersSynth from Texas, second album on Spotted Peccary
Terminus VoidMemories of Rain01:44:08Origins UnknownSeattle space music project; new stuff coming out in 2024
Emma Ruth RundleGoteborg YO-tuh BOYre01:47:31Electric Guitar OneComposed during her 2010 European tour
George WinstonEarly Morning Range01:56:00SummerRecently passed away, new age pianist known for seasonal recordings on windham hill
first aired 6.27.2023