A Different Nature

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Every Monday from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM.

Sustained Explorations of New, Experimental Music and Sonic Art

A Different Nature Mission Statement: A Sustained Explorations of New, Experimental Music and Sonic Art
A Different Nature is a curatorial program of genre-defying avant garde music and spoken word that champions historic and modern sound art and spotlights, new, emergent experimental music and audio art generally not heard anywhere else.
The program's format provides the space for deep listening to pieces not confined to pop song lengths and shows are generally focused on an artist, school of music or discipline, record label or art movement.

 A Different Nature is a collaborative effort of the ADN Collective, who each curate a show every week on an informal rotating basis, or a group show,     depending on the subject at hand.

A Different Nature was founded in the late Seventies by Richard Francis, who fearlessly championed new music and the unheard Avant Garde. His programs went into exhaustive detail on individual artists, labels and musical disciplines. He also spearheaded many important events on the air, such as the 2001 and 2008 Dada and Surrealism festivals that dominated the airwaves for days on end and involved many in the local avant garde community as well as many KBOO programmers.

Richard passed away in 2009 but it's our hope to carry on with his mission of introducing listeners to unheard new music as a collective of his collaborators and listeners.

Long live Papa Dada!

 

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New music

Airs at: Mon, 12/23/2019 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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New releases of new music from the past several months. Experimental and avant-garde. Read more

A Different Nature

Airs at: Mon, 12/09/2019 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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Nicole, Nakatani, Newby, New Zealand, Nau!

Airs at: Mon, 12/02/2019 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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Journey with us to the letter N, some chance operations with Nicole Mitchell’s Black Earth Ensemble, electro-swing with Nakatani, Kenneth Newby’s lost album, some evil Kiwis who you’ve never heard of, and the Nau Ensemble plays Joy Division’s greatest hits.   BONUS SHOW! ... Read more

A Different Nature on 11/25/19

Airs at: Mon, 11/25/2019 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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Really Fast and Really Loud: 2.0

Airs at: Mon, 11/18/2019 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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Uncle What The (!?!?), an original Unrepentant Accelerationist, unleashes November hell fury. Speed demons and over-ampers include the Vladimir Delay System, Tokyo Cobra, the Warsaw Village Band, Huba de Grauew, Eyvind Kang, the Vivian Sisters, Konono No. 2, and the eight (... Read more

A Different Nature for Monday, November 11, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 11/11/2019 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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Tune in for music by Hans Reichel, Paul Dresher, Jin Hi Kim, Ernö Király, James Dillon, Evelyn Glennie & Fred Frith Read more

A Different Nature

Airs at: Mon, 11/04/2019 at 8:00pm - 9:00pm
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Tonight on A Different Nature we will listen to parts of a couple of experimental classics from the late 1970s that have been recently re-issued. Roger Doyle's Thalia, originally came out on CBS Classics in 1978. Acting as a sort of shamanic extension of Gaelic bardic tradi... Read more

Germán Bringas, Ariel Guzik, Marcos Miranda

Airs at: Mon, 10/28/2019 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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A Different Nature

Airs at: Mon, 10/21/2019 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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In 1975, KBOO founding member Ernest Hood released a unique record linking his field recordings made in Portland, OR with his music. Most copies went to friends and family and some made it out into the world to become an interesting rarity, appreciated by many for its perso... Read more

Steve Reich’s Next Generation

Airs at: Mon, 10/14/2019 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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Minimalism continues in various post-Reich forms.  Music tonight by Pamelia Kurstin, Bill Frisell, Carol Emanuel, Luzia von Wyl, the Klezmersons, Trygve Seim, and Nikola Rodjabashia (plus some Steve Reich obscurities and remixes, which takes us up to the hour).  Pamelia Kur... Read more