MIDNIGHT IN THE VALLEY
Join your host Jim Cathcart, explorer of atmosphere, in pursuit of all things ambient on “Midnight In The Valley”. This radio program is a dedicated block of ambient music for those in seek of quietude that includes electronica, IDM, downtempo and beyond. A perfect desert driving companion to get lost to, it features beloved mood inducing classics from the likes of Brian Eno & Aphex Twin all the way to today’s newest offerings from contemporary artists in the field such as 36, Bvdub, and Rafeal Anton Irisarri. Tune in and zone out.
Spring '19 | Episode 01: Moonshade
The first episode of 'Midnight In The Valley' titled "Moonshade" is a nocturnal mix of ambient music styles including IDM, electronica, ambient techno and more. This episode includes new tracks from Pye Corner Audio and Mikron as well as other ambient gems from Rafael Anton Irisarri, Aphex Twin, Heathered Pearls, Skee Mask, and bvdub. 'Moonshade' is intended as a soundtrack for desert night wanderers and fellow early morning serenity seekers.
Spring '19 | Episode 02: Clouds At Night
Clouds in the Night showcases downtempo and electronic ambient cuts from artists all over the world. With new releases from Emily A. Sprague, Victor Yves, Concalc, Erik Wollo, Black Brunswicker as well as a myriad of revered tracks from Aphex Twin, Four Tet, Steve Hauschildt, Mary Lattimore, SubtractiveLAD, R Beny, Near The Parenthesis, Instupendo, Teen Daze and more, this episode acknowledges that the ambient music community is a global one, and presents a shared experience all under the same sky.
Spring '19 | Episode 03: Alone At The Movies
Exploring the vast canon of Film & TV, this episode solely features music written for, inspired by, and featured in movies and broadcast or streamed series. With selections from productions such as Trainspotting, Legion, Mr. Robot, Bojack Horseman, Last Panthers, Stranger Things, Lost In Translation, and many others, "Alone at the Movies" presents a soundtrack of ambient gems, electronica, and neoclassical wonders to give you a cinematic experience. Artists in this episode include (but are not limited to); Air, Carbon Based Lifeforms, The Orb, Tangerine, Vangelis, Johann Johannsson, Mica Levi, Black Cab, Clark, Aphex Twin, Jonsi & Alex and more.
Spring '19 | Episode 04: Coachella After Hours
20 years ago marked the start of a music festival the world would come to know, Coachella. This episode is comprised of a majority of ambient offerings from electronic artists who have played in the past or are performing in 2019 and is designed as a desert listening companion for the attendees after-hours. Featuring: GAS, Yves Tumor, Autechre, Little People, Kraftwerk, Jon Hopkins, Moby and new music from: Apparat, Shlomo, Elsa Hewitt amongst others.