Mantra Episode December 25, 2021

// roughly dithered snowflakes o2 -- a bitsmas special -//- side B //

4:59pm - 5:50pm

An improvised mix of organic digital and analogue wintery layers, warm choir voices, and 8-bit effected jingles. A dreamy soundtrack for your frosty December meanderings.

Music from Cousin Silas, 101 Strings Orchestra, Loscil, Carol Singers, Ed Carlsen, Dordan, Elizabeth Parker, Evelyn Glennie & Philip Sheppard, Xylaze Ambience, The Trapp Family SIngers, Sofie Birch, Keith Holzman, Joe Charnetski, Hollie Kenniff, Nat King Cole, North Pole Weather Forecast, DrummingCellist, Digifects, Jim MacKenzie, Jennifer Van, Bichael Molton, Choir of Kings College Cambridge, Animat, Warm LCD, Nox Arcana, and Ryuichi Sakamoto.

[originally broadcast on CiTR in December 2019]

Track Listing:

Crackling Log
Unknown · [single]
Friars Ridge
Cousin Silas · The Snow Imposed Silence
Silent Night
101 Strings Orchestra · The Glory Of Christmas
Loscil · [single]
Sleigh Bells
Unknown · Unknown
The first Nowell
Carol Singers · 1920s Radio Network
Ed Carlsen · Morning Hour
Don Oiche Ud I mBeithil (Because Of A Night In Bethlehem)
Dordan · The Best Of Celtic Christmas
Space Bells Of Ceremonial Room
Elizabeth Parker · BBC Sound Effects No. 26
Winter Waltzer
Evelyn Glennie, Philip Sheppard · Winter Wonderland
Children Playing In Snow, Fushan
Xylaze Ambience · Segments Vol 1
Little Drummer Boy
The Trapp Family SIngers · The Ultimate Relaxation Christmas Album II
Sofie Birch · Island Alchemy
Hand Bells
Keith Holzman · Authentic Sound Effects Vol. 1
Radio snow 07
Xylaze Ambience · Segments Vol 1
Draiocht na hOiche (The Magic of the Night)
Dordan · The Best Of Celtic Christmas
White Christmas
Joe Charnetski · c64 Sid Export
The Timing Of Glaciers
Hollie Kenniff · The Gathering Dawn
Silent Night
Nat King Cole · 101 Christmas Songs
Transmission at 2am
North Pole Weather Forecast · Snow Report
Snow of Ashes (I Am the Star That Travels with You)
DrummingCellist · Abraxas
Footsteps on Dry Snow
Digifects · Vol 1
We Three Kings
Jim MacKenzie · c64 Sid Export
Mountain Snow Day
Jennifer Van · Winter
White Christmas
Bichael Molton · Timeless: The Classics
The Holly and the Ivy
Choir of Kings College Cambridge · 101 Christmas Songs
A Promise of Snow (Quiet Voices Mix)
Animat · A Promise of Snow
Final Wave
Warm LCD · Liquid Crystal Healing EP
Snow Globe
Nox Arcana · Winter's Majesty
Snowy Village
Ryuichi Sakamoto · Silk