Sunday, May 1, 2016

Secret Music Playlist, May 1, 2016

Hi -

  Here's my playlist for Sunday, May 1, 2016. This show is dedicated to
the memory of Jeff Kowal, aka Terra Ambient, who passed away earlier this week. Rest in
peace, Jeff.

Scott Raymond

   Secret Music Playlist, 5/1/2016

   Artist            Song            Album

Javi Canovas            Sophrosyne        Eunomia

Nunc Stans            Conjunction        Elementa
Darwin Raymond & Jacob Newman    Beneath A Frozen Moon    Transitions
Robert Davies            Serene Dwelling Place    Dwelling Place

Byron Metcalf            Dark Brew        Saving Cecil's Pride
Cyberchump            Stuck In Stutter    The Construction Of Things
Tom Eaton            Slow Rotations        Abendromen

Transceive            Route X            Exit To Nowhere
Alpha Wave Movement        Kinetic            Kinetic
Binar                Byzantium        Another Day In La-La Land

Steve Roach & Robert Logan    Shadowspeak        Second Nature
Steve Roach & Robert Logan    Omnigen            Biosonic
Jim Ottaway            Beta Crucis        Southern Cross

Terra Ambient        To The Brink And Back        The Darker Space
Terra Ambient            Westerly Prayer        The Gate
Terra Ambient            The Ghost In Me        Wanderlust

Pierre Bensusan            Voyage For Ireland    Live
Adam Hurst            To A Darkening Sky    To A Darkening Sky
Marika Takeuchi            Frozen Lake        Colors In The Diary
Helen Jane Long            Survivor        Identity
Todd Mosby            Eagle Mountain        On Eagle Mountain
Fiona Joy            Fair Not        Signature - Synchronicity

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Secret Music Playlist, April 24, 2016

Hi -

  Here's my playlist for Sunday, April 24, 2016. Lots of oldies out of the
  archives today. Enjoy!

Scott Raymond

   Secret Music Playlist, 4/24/2016

   Artist            Song            Album

Steve Roach & Vidna Obmana    Well Of Souls        Well Of Souls

John Rose            Gravity            Cosmogenesis
Mark Rownd        Movement Of Love & Sorrow    Desert Waves
Chris Russell & Disturbed Earth      Neon Light        The Approaching Armada

Clara Mondshine            Caesar In Camerun    Sample I
Robert Schroeder        Receiving Signals    Cygnus A
Peter Schaefer            Woman            The World Fol

Bruno Sanfilippo        Piano Textures I    Piano Textures
Michael Samson            A Still Motion        Still Motion
Janis Ian            Days Like These        Songs Without Words II
Ryuichi Sakamoto        Energy Flow        BTTB

Satori                Gathering Power        Invisible Rhythm
Sans Serif            Omega             Tones For Lamonte

Dom F.Scab            Metal Bird Creation    Facta
Christian Richet        Face Of Fire 2        Faces Of Fire
Jorg Schaaf            Turning Point        Sonar Experience

Troy W.Sharp            Mr.Natural        Mr.Natural
Don Ross & Andy McKee    The Thing That Came From Somewhere  The Thing That
Came From Somewhere
Jeff Schmidt            Satori            Outre   
Axel Schultheiss        Magic Hour        On Wings
Matthew Schoening    Writing On The Walls        Narrow Path

Monday, April 18, 2016

Secret Music Playlist, April 17, 2016

Hi -

  Here's my playlist for Sunday, April 17, 2016. Enjoy!

Scott Raymond

   Secret Music Playlist, 4/17/2016

   Artist            Song            Album

Harmonia            Veteranissimo        Live 1974

Csillagkod            Long Far Distant    All The Time
Olafur Arnalds & Nils Frahm    20:17            Trance Frendz
Rapoon                A Sky Beckons Down   Song From The End Of The World

Rudiger Lorenz            Open Valley        Southland
Majeure                Union Of Worlds        Union Of Worlds
John Gregorius            Shrouded In Mystery    Still Voice

Stratosphere            Desolation        Rise
Chihei Hatakeyama & Dirk Serries    Fryst        The Storm Of Silence

Andy McKee            Africa            Dreamcatcher
Bob Kilgore            Tap Jockey        Time And Again
Patrick Woods            Seasons On Mars        Candlelight Utopia
Guy Buttery            Floop            Guy Buttery
Tigger Benford & Party    Waltz For Paulette Sears    Vessel Of Gratitude

Lynn Yew Evers        Crosswalk To Maplehurst        Elysian
Robby Davis            Regatta            Blue Skies Ahead
Ryan Stewart            Brighter        Journey
Neil Patton            Surface Tension        Between Shadow And Light
Dan Chadburn            Cheasapeake Sail    Keys Of Light
Pierre Bensusan            So Long Michael        Live

Sunday, April 10, 2016

Secret Music Playlist, April 10, 2016

Hi -

  Here's my playlist for Sunday, April 10, 2016. Enjoy!

Scott Raymond

   Secret Music Playlist, 4/10/2016

   Artist            Song            Album

Chihei Hatakeyama & Dirk Serries    Huit        The Storm Of Silence
Stratosphere            Enmity            Rise

Rapoon                A Prophecy Lies Under   Song From The End Of The World
Olafur Arnalds & Nils Frahm    00:26            Trance Frendz
Csillagkod            Outside This World    All The Time

The Circular Ruins        Reverse Alchemy        Realm Of Possibility
The Circular Ruins        Interior Distance    Land Of The Blind
Lammergeyer        Leaving The Dark Earth        Borders & Barrens

John Gregorius            Trust            Still Voice
Majeure                Overmind        Union Of Worlds
Rudiger Lorenz            New Morning        Southland

Bob Kilgore            Caravan Jam        Time And Again
Patrick Woods            Storm Watch        Candlelight Utopia
Guy Buttery        In The Shade Of The Wild Pig    Guy Buttery
Lynn Yew Evers            Shrouded Hope        Elysian
Tigger Benford & Party        Imbroglio        Vessel Of Gratitude

Stick Men             Shades Of Starless    Midori - First Show
Stick Men         Opening Soundscape - Cyan    Midori - Second Show
Stick Men            Glass Heart        Open

Neil Patton            Nocturne        Between Shadow And Light
Dan Chadburn            Tyler's Tribute        Keys Of Light
Ryan Stewart            The Portrait        Journey
Robby Davis            Hand In Hand        Blue Skies Ahead

Monday, April 4, 2016

Secret Music News, April 2016

Hi -

  Funny thing. It's been spring for about 2 weeks now, and it's snowing
today. Such is life here in the Hudson Valley. But it's been a good winter, and there are
plenty of signs of spring. No scheduled interviews/performances at the
moment, though I hope to have some announcements soon. I've been noticing
lately that I've been getting lots more acoustic music and less
ambient/electronic. I'm not complaining, but I'm wondering why. Is there
less ambient/electronic music out there, or am I just not seeing it? If
that's the case, then I'd like to catch up. Hopefully I'll hear from a
couple of you with new things to play that I don't know about yet.

  Most of you know me at this point. but there's a few that might not. My
name is Scott Raymond, and for those of you who don't know me, I'm a New
Age/Ambient/Electronic music DJ with WVKR-FM. WVKR is a 3700 watt
non-commercial station broadcasting from Vassar College to the greater
Hudson Valley region. My show, "Secret Music", has been on for over 28
years and has a large and devoted audience. The show airs every Sunday
from 9AM to 12 noon EST. For more information or to listen in online,
check out our website at           

  I'm always looking for new and interesting music to play. If you have
something you think I'd be interested in, feel free to send it to the address below. I'm perfectly
fine with downloads instead of CD's, especially for all you overseas
people who pay large sums of money to mail things here to the states.
Don't get me wrong. I love CD's and love to see nice packaging. But I know
what it costs to mail such things, too. It's up to you. I usually prefer
high quality MP3's, though I can accept other formats if necessary. Just
send me an email for more info. At least half of what I play these days
comes to me through downloads. Thanks.  

Scott Raymond/WVKR
PO Box 146
Fishkill, NY 12524                   

  For more info or weekly playlists, check out my website below. I'm also
on Facebook, so look for me there too. Here's my top 20 playlists for February and March.
2016. Enjoy!

Scott Raymond

 WVKR-FM "Secret Music" Top 20 Playlist
  February, 2016

1. Forrest Fang - The Sleepwalker's Ocean - Projekt
2. Errant Space - Sons De Meubles Modernes - Self Released
3. Julia Kent - Asperities - Leaf
4. Noveller - Fantastic Planet - Fire
5. Porya Hatami - Arrivals And Departures - Time Released Sound
6. Sverre Knut Johanson - Earth From Above - Spotted Peccary Music
7. Wim - Floating Free - AD Music
8. Craig Padilla - Heaven Condensed - Spotted Peccary Music
9. Remy - Fears - AKH Records
10. Raphael Groten - Journey Home - Silent Wing Records
11. Robert Linton - Beyond the Clearing - October Moon Records
12. Norman Westberg - 13 - Room40
13. Strie - Struktura - Serein
14. Mingo - Broken World - Self Released
15. Christopher Willits - Opening - Ghostly International
16. Kathryn Kaye - There Was a Time - Self Released
17. Kid 606 - Bored Of Excitement - Self Released
18. Joe Heinemann - Gratitude - Self-Released
19. Jeff Bjorck - Keepsakes In The Attic - Pure Piano Music
20. Michael William Gilbert - Secret Stories - Gibex

 WVKR-FM "Secret Music" Top 20 Playlist
  March, 2016

1. Jack Hertz - Planet Red - Aural Films
2. Takenobu - Reversal - Self Released
3. Balustrade Ensemble - Renewed Brilliance - Self Released
4. Ombient - Sectio Aurea - Synkronos
5. Ombient w/ Chuck Van Zyl - Space Patrol - Synkronos
6. The Brambles - Charcoal - Serein
7. Aglaia - Angelus - Hic Sunt Leones
8. Greg Maroney - Quiet Piano Improvisations Volume 1 - Hen House Records
9. Peter Kater and Tina Guo - Inner Passion - Hearts of Space
10. Bob Ardern - Eight Winds - Self Released
11. Loren Evarts - Water and Light - Otter Records
12. Ludovico Einaudi - Elements - Ponderosa Music & Art
13. Adam Andrews - A Thousand Springs - Adam Andrews Music
14. Alpha Wave Movement - Harmonic Currents - Harmonic Resonance Recordings
15. Gary Girouard - The Naked Piano: Transitions - Galileo Records
16. Scott Lawlor & Jack Hertz - Divine Commedia I: Nine Circles - Aural Films
17. Radboud Mens - Cycle - Self Released
18. Tsyphur Zalan - Sink - Our Silent Canvas
19. Steve Rivera - Dividing the Darkness - Self Released
20. Paz del Castillo - Now - The Borderline Music

Secret Music Playlist, April 3, 2016

Hi -

  Here's my playlist for Sunday, April 3, 2016. Plenty of great new music
  this month. Enjoy!

Scott Raymond

   Secret Music Playlist, 4/3/2016

   Artist            Song            Album

Ian Boddy            Tone 1            Tone Science
Forrest Smithson        Seventh Circle        Reversal Of Thought

Chihei Hatakeyama & Dirk Serries    Uvaer        The Storm Of Silence
Stratosphere            Dream            Rise

Neil Patton            Rhyme Or Reason        Between Shadow And Light
Ryan Stewart            When We Met        Journey
Dan Chadburn            Beyond The Rain        Keys Of Light
Robby Davis            Chasing Stars        Blue Skies Ahead
Lynn Yew Evers            As The Train Leaves    Elysian

Rudiger Lorenz            Southland        Southland
Majeure                Unimara            Union Of Worlds
John Gregorius            Wonder Of Grace        Still Voice

Csillagkod            Spheres            All The Time
Olafur Arnalds & Nils Frahm    21:05            Trance Frendz
Rapoon                A Listening Ice       Song From The End Of The World

Arcticology            Ascent            Haven
Arcticology            Tape            Eternal Now
Arcticology            Ceres            Deep Spring
Arcticology            Improvisation #1    Looking For Satellites

Bob Kilgore            IDIBITS            Time And Again
Patrick Woods            Sky Chaser        Candlelight Utopia
Patrick Woods            Magellan's Warning    Gone Before Morning
Guy Buttery        A Piece For Rudolf Fritsch    Guy Buttery
Tigger Benford & Party        Sifnos Dove        Vessel Of Gratitude

Monday, March 28, 2016

Secret Music Playlists, March 20, 2016 & March 27, 2016

Hi -

  Here's my playlists for Sunday, 3/20/2016 and 3/27/2016. Enjoy!

Scott Raymond

   Secret Music Playlist, 3/20/2016

   Artist            Song            Album

Alpha Wave Movement        Harmonic Currents    Harmonic Currents

Radboud Mens            An Enabled Cloud    Cycle
Jack Hertz        Return To Alpha Syntauri    Planet Red

Takenobu            Words            Reversal
Bob Ardern            Another Time Maybe    Eight Winds
Loren Evarts            91 North        Water And Light
Gary Girouard            Beyond Tomorrow        Transitions
Paz Del Castillo        Hymn            Now

Aglaia                Over The World        Angelus
The Brambles            Salt Photographs    Charcoal
The Balustrade Ensemble        Aerial Verands        Renewed Brilliance

Thom Brennan        The Moss Cathedral    `The Secret Faith Of Salamanders
Thom Brennan            Geometry        Vista

Rajna                Yak            Ishati
Rajna                Black Tears        Black Tears
Rajna                Luciana            From The Ashes
Rajna                Anakera            Hidden Temple

Peter Kater & Tina Guo        Heart To Heart        Inner Passion
Greg Maroney        Salutation To The Moon    Quiet Piano Improvisations Vol.1
Ludovico Einaudi        Mountain        Elements
Adam Andrews            Authenticity Falls    A Thousand Springs

   Secret Music Playlist, 3/27/2016

   Artist            Song            Album

Anthony Phillips        1984 Part 1        1984

Ombient                Ataraxia        Sectio Aurea

The Omega Syndicate    The Global Extinction Of The Wireless    Apocalypse

Jack Hertz            Aquarius        Planet Red

Ombient & Chuck Van Zyl        Star Cruiser        Space Patrol

Rapoon                Ochre            Raising Earthly Spirits
Rapoon                Night That Thunders    Darker By Light

Steve Brand & Roy Mattson    Just Above Treeline    Meltstream   
Steve Brand            Medicine Bag Ghosts    The Great Hoop
Steve Brand             Avatara            Avatara