Archive for Radio Icebreaker updates

Mostly Emerging Artists

Presented by James Poke James Poke presents this month’s Radio Icebreaker with a selection of trackings featuring lots of up-and-coming artists, including EMA, Joey Bada$$, Vince Staples, Shamir, Quirke, Future Brown, Petite Noir, Gazelle Twin, Sheer Mag, Gobby and Mykki

Minimalism and Post-minimalism

Presented by James Poke James Poke presents a selection of minimalist and post-minimalist classics on this month’s Radio Icebreaker, eschewing the most famous names in favour of a range of the other exciting composers producing music in these genres, including

Selected Recent Music

Presented by James Poke James Poke presents a choice of exciting recent music on this month’s Radio Icebreaker, featuring Mercury Prize nominated artists FKA Twigs, Royal Blood and Kate Tempest, alongside recent tracks from You Are Wolf, St Vincent, Woman’s

Kraftwerk Uncovered: A Future Past live

Presented by James Poke On this month’s Radio Icebreaker a live recording of Icebreaker’s new project Kraftwerk Uncovered: A Future Past, from its premiere at the IMAX Cinema at London’s Science Museum, with music by Kraftwerk, arranged and re-composed by J Peter Schwalm, including

Kraftwerk: the early music

Presented by James Poke This month’s Radio Icebreaker explores the early work of iconic krautrock band Kraftwerk, from their roots in the early ’70′s German experimental scene, and also features tasters of Icebreaker’s new live show, Kraftwerk Uncovered, reworkings of Kraftwerk’s music by

New Music

Presented by James Poke James Poke presents a selection of favourite new music on this month’s Radio Icebreaker, featuring Savages, Vulkano, PINS, Hacker Farm, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Anna Meredith, M.I.A., Matt Wright & Evan Parker, Death Grips and Janelle Monáe, plus

The Essence of Jazz Flute

Presented by Rowland Sutherland Icebreaker’s flautist Rowland Sutherland presents another selection of jazz flute classics, including performances by Jeremy Steig, Eric Dolphy, Harold McNair, Jasmie Baum, Eddie Parker, James Newton, Jorge Pardo, and Rowland Sutherland himself with his band Creative

In memoriam Steve Martland (1954-2013)

To listen, go to Radio Icebreaker or go to Radio Icebreaker/Listen Options to choose player. Following influential British composer Steve Martland’s sudden death at the age of only 58, this month’s Radio Icebreaker is devoted to his work.  James Poke presents a selection of Martland’s lively, rhythmic and effervescent

Recent Music March 2013

To listen, go to Radio Icebreaker or go to Radio Icebreaker/Listen Options to choose player. James Poke presents a selection of exciting recent music on this month’s Radio Icebreaker, featuring Scottish and Dutch hip hop in the shape of Young Fathers and Pete

End of Year Show December 2012

Presented by James Poke James Poke presents further recent tracks on this month’s Radio Icebreaker, featuring music from Scott Walker’s new album, Bish Bosch, debut releases from three young artists: jazz-trumpeter Laura Jurd, singer-songwriter Twigs and rapper Gavlyn, plus recent