A Space-Themed Mixtape by Luke Telford

Cover art by Jr.Blue/LashnaTuschewski.

To celebrate the release of The Lifted Brow: Digital’s Space Issue (Volume 11, Issue 1), we asked writer, FBi radio host, and general man about town Luke Telford to make us a Space-themed mixtape.

Here’s what Luke had to say about it:

Space is a human concept. We use it to position ourselves within systems that are completely beyond our comprehension or control.

Some people peer into space and think they see the universe, the purpose of humanity, our precariousness, our preciousness. But really, that endless void shows us nothing but our own insignificance and futility staring back at us. Like Narcissus gazing into emptiness.

No wonder that space should inspire such intense and heady music.

This is a collection of pieces that engage with the idea of space in one way or another. Some of them are deadly serious. Some are delirious and ridiculous. All of them beautiful failures.

Luke Telford — A (Space) Mix for The Lifted Brow by The Lifted Brow on Mixcloud

Track listing:

  1. There And Back – Graham Lambkin & Jason Lescalleet
  2. Triangulum Galaxy – Pulse Emitter
  3. Fabric of Space – 1991
  4. Hapless Gatherer – Lawrence English
  5. Mirror – Emptyset
  6. Paralell World – Actress
  7. V – Lortica
  8. 08 Space Crimes – M.O.B.
  9. Solar Ship Voyage – Sun Ra
  10. Meissa – Robert Fripp & Brian Eno
  11. Ariel – Tom James Scott
  12. Thunderstorm – Kate Carr
  13. Old Star – Andrew Chalk
  14. Marple Libradome ‘91 – Leyland Kirby Presents V/Vm
  15. Fool – Michael Pisaro
  16. Let the Silence Float – Deru
  17. Showers of Meteors – Loren Connors
  18. The Angels Of Comfort – Iasos
  19. Miru – Vikki Jackman
  20. Have I Forgotten? – Sean McCann

Get the app and start reading The Lifted Brow: Digital now.