A Different Nature

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Airs at: Mon, 04/30/2018 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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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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Cecil Taylor 1929-2018

Airs at: Mon, 04/23/2018 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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This month we lost one of the great creative forces to emerge from the free jazz movement, so we'll be listening back to music of the virtuostic & inconoclastic pianist & composer Cecil Taylor on this week's A Different Nature. We will hear Cecil solo and in different group... Read more

A Different Nature on 04/16/18

Airs at: Mon, 04/16/2018 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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A Different Nature

Airs at: Mon, 04/09/2018 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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Tonight's show will feature the work of Portland, OR born electronic music composer, Douglas Leedy. We'll listen to material from two of his releases, Electric Zodiac, and the 3 record box, Entropical Paradise. The Moog synthesizer and Buchla system were what he played for ... Read more

A Different Nature on 04/02/18

Airs at: Mon, 04/02/2018 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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THE QUEEN MAEVE SHOW

Airs at: Mon, 03/26/2018 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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The Legend of Queen Maeve (cf: The Tain) re-imagined as 21st century light operetta in Irish gaelic and “downtown” slang, book by Paul Muldoon, performed by Chicago’s Eighth Blackbird Ensemble.  Re-Joyce to John Cage’s unfathomable Roaratorio, 2,293 discrete elements of wor... Read more

preview: March Music Moderne VI: Tombeau de Claude Debussy

Airs at: Mon, 03/19/2018 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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March Music Moderne founder Bob Priest and other special guests join us in studio for a preview of this year's festivities: a film at Cinema 21 + 3 concerts at the Community Music Center << ALL FREE EVENTS >> taking place from March 22-25.     Priest and I will discuss the... Read more

A Different Nature on 03/12/18

Airs at: Mon, 03/12/2018 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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PJCE on ADN!

Airs at: Mon, 03/05/2018 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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Tonight, we'll be joined by Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble Executive Director and Composer Douglas Detrick to hear selections from the PJCE Records label.  PJCE Records is a grassroots recording label documenting the wide variety of original music being created by Portla... Read more

A Different Nature on 03/05/18

Airs at: Mon, 03/05/2018 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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F. Steel

Airs at: Mon, 02/26/2018 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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F. Steel (Fernando Escárcega Vélez), born in Toluca, Mexico on July 17, 1953. In 1964 he arrives in Chiapas. He has lived in the city of Toluca, Oaxaca, San Cristóbal de las Casas, Comitan and Lázaro Cárdenas, Michoacán. As a musician he started in Oaxaca (1968) where he lea... Read more