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Phantom Circuit #40: SouthBank Gamelan Players

Phantom Circuit 40

Featuring an interview with Penny King of the SouthBank Gamelan Players, half-way through a tour of the UK with electronic music duo Plaid.

We have a listen to some traditional and modern gamelan compositions, some Indonesian pop and previous works combining electronics with traditional gamelan instruments. Music by Plaid, uncredited artists, Angklung Kebyar, Rahayu Supanggah, Aphex Twin, Mengenang Empu Karawitan, Renaldo and the Loaf, Eberhard Schoener and Guruh Gipsy.

Available from 17th June 2010.

Hear the show on Mixcloud


Artist Track Source
Plaid Object Orient Bytes
[uncredited artists] Ketawang: Puspawarna Java Court Gamelan
Angklung Kebyar Berata Yasa The Best Sound of Bali
Interview with Penny King of the SouthBank Gamelan Players
Rahayu Supanggah Rantaya Anané Ånå (Raison D’être)
Aphex Twin Radiator Selected Ambient Works Volume II
Mengenang Empu Karawitan Tari Bali Pasca Merdeka Vol. 2
Renaldo and the Loaf Bali Whine Songs for Swinging Larvae
Eberhard Schoener Surija (Die Sonne) Bali Agúng
Guruh Gipsy Barong Gundah Guruh Gipsy

The track by Guruh Gypsy is incorrectly identified in the show: the above title is the correct one.