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Hidden Orchestra - Archipelago Mixtape



Hidden Orchestra Archipelago Mixtape

The long-awaited 'Archipelago' mixtape is now ready to go, almost a year after the last one ('Flight Mixtape', which recently earned Hidden Orchestra top spot in Paris DJs 'most downloaded mix of the year' for the second year running). Like previous mixes it features all the variety of music that Joe Acheson has been listening to in the last year or so, much of which he has added to or remixed, with lots of spoken word and field recordings. There are also once again many 'imagined collaborations' created with acapellas and mashups - Kelpe with Thom Yorke, Floex with Maxi Jazz, Thom Yorke with Four Tet and Neil Cowley Trio, Crunch with Kate Bush, Ivor Cutler trading poems with Johnny Cash's verses over Jan Johansson's piano, Hauschka feat Bob Marley, and so on…

Hidden Orchestra Archipelago Mixtape
Hidden Orchestra - Archipelago Mixtape
(MP3 download on Soundcloud) Tru Thoughts, 2013-02-28



Tracklisting :
00:00 Spoken - Hidden Orchestra

00:01 The Great Animal Orchestra (Audiobook read by Nigel Lindsay) - Bernie Krause

00:22 Reminder (drums only version) - Hidden Orchestra

04:08 Unconscious Motivation (film excerpt) - Prelinger Archives

05:06 Reminder - Hidden Orchestra

05:25 Paivi's Favourite Sound - (Interview with Joe)

06:19 Fourth Wall - Hidden Orchestra

06:55 Fourth Wall (drums only version) - Hidden Orchestra

07:04 Forgetmenot - Floex

07:13 Kimmo's Favourite Sound - (Interview with Joe)

12:25 Insomnia (film excerpt) - Prelinger Film Archives

12:52 Music For 18 Musicians (Section VI) (Joe Acheson Many Musicians Remix) - Steve Reich

13:25 A Day in the Life (acapella) - The Beatles

17:25 Feel the High pt. 2 (acapella) - Finsta Bundy

19:54 Shipwreck Glue - Kelpe

19:58 Staring Out of the Window (Short Story) - Alan Bennett

20:06 Black Swan - Thom Yorke

24:36 Stop Parching Yourself - Kelpe

24:56 The Blankout Agreement - Kelpe

25:10 Up Up and Away (spoken introduction) - Sammy Davis Jr.

25:15 Nightbreed (acapella) - Klashnekoff feat. Jehst

27:52 Storrington Birds Spooked (field recording) - Joe Acheson

27:53 The Great Animal Orchestra (Audiobook read by Nigel Lindsay) - Bernie Krause

27:55 Sounds of Harris: Lullaby of a Lapwing - Kuljit Bhamra, Jacqueline Shave & John Parricelli

29:07 Tarbert Nightwalk (field recordings from Isle of Harris) - Joe Acheson

30:06 Sounds of Harris: Song of the Shiants - Kuljit Bhamra, Jacqueline Shave & John Parricelli

31:12 Ursa Major - Floex

31:24 Patrick Moore in interview - (prod. Journeyman Pictures)

31:51 Insomnia (acapella) - Maxi Jazz

35:13 Topkapi Park (Istanbul field recording) - Joe Acheson

35:15 Dave Brubeck in interview - BBC Radio 4

35:24 Ping (Joe Acheson refix) - Haushka

38:51 Tenere Taqqim Tossam (Joe Acheson refix) - Tinariwen

40:12 Conflict (acapella) - Guru

41:48 Keep - Nils Frahm

41:55 The Great Animal Orchestra (Audiobook read by Nigel Lindsay) - Bernie Krause

43:40 Crunky - Crunch

45:24 Half Broken Harp - Kelpe

45:31 I've Gotta Be Me (Spoken Introduction) - Sammy Davis Jr.

47:51 Visa Fran Utanmyra (Joe Acheson remix) - Jan Johansson

47:53 I Like Sitting - Ivor Cutler

48:38 Hurt (acapella) - Johnny Cash

49:52 Darkness - Ivor Cutler

52:32 If Everybody - Ivor Cutler

53:03 After The Goldrush - King's Singers

53:50 Atoms for Peace - Thom Yorke

54:33 Rooster Was a Witness - Neil Cowley Trio

54:54 Atoms for Peace (Four Tet Remix) - Thom Yorke

56:47 Disquiet (drums only version) - Hidden Orchestra

61:25 Disquiet - Hidden Orchestra

61:26 Unconscious Motivation (film excerpts) - Prelinger Archives

66:29 Dave Brubeck in interview - BBC Radio 4

66:38 Radar - Hauschka

67:10 Is This Love (acapella) - Bob Marley

70:07 Edit 2 - Crunch

70:17 And Dream of Sheep (acapella) - Kate Bush

72:00 The Great Animal Orchestra (Audiobook read by Nigel Lindsay) - Bernie Krause

72:18 Whistman's Wood (Joe Acheson remix) - John Surman

Credits :
Selected and mixed by Joe Acheson / Hidden Orchestra

Links
Hidden Orchestra : official | bandcamp | facebook | juno | parisdjs | twitter
Tru Thoughts : official | etchshop | facebook | myspace | parisdjs | soundcloud | twitter | youtube

Press Release :
This latest mix from Joe Acheson (aka Hidden Orchestra) is to celebrate the release of the second Hidden album, 'Archipelago', which came out on Tru Thoughts Records in October 2012, and the second single to be lifted from the album, 'Fourth Wall / The Revival', which came out on February 25th 2013.

Like previous mixes it features all the variety of music that Joe has been listening to in the last year or so, much of which he has added to, mashed up or remixed, with lots of spoken word and field recordings. One of the themes is sleep, or the lack of it - and there's a strong theme of imagined live collaborations - Kelpe with Thom Yorke, Floex with Maxi Jazz, Crunch with Kate Bush, Tinariwen and Guru with a heavy rhythm section, Ivor Cutler and Johnny Cash trading verses over Jan Johansson's piano with added beats, Hauschka feat Bob Marley, Steve Reich with vocals from John Lennon and Finsta Bundy, and so on… full tracklist and times below.

The band tour the following places in February, March & April 2013 :

28/02 Glasgow, Oran Mor

01/03 Edinburgh, Queens Hall

08/03 Manchester, Band on the Wall

09/03 Bristol, Thekla

10/03 Brighton, Blind Tiger Club

16/03 Aberdeen, The Tunnels

18/04 Oxford, The Cellar

19/04 Nottingham, Contemporary Arts Centre

20/04 London, Koko
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