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Michael Barron
Jacob Gorchov


Circumference Radio: First Mixtape

Welcome to the inaugural episode of Circumference Radio. For this series, hosted by Michael Barron and our new music editor-at-large Jacob Gorchov (of Palto Flats), we turned to the poets and writers from our print issue, and put together a mix of songs from the places they hail and sung in the languages in which they write. This first mixtape features Russian protest punk, Ethiopian jazz, Hong Kong avant-Cantopop, Peruvian psych rock, and more. 


  1. Особый резон / Osobiy Rezon
    Yanka Dyagileva (Russia)
  2. Lidojums Uz Sauli
    Ingus Baušķenieks (Latvia)
  3. اخم نکن / Akhm Nakon
    Kourosh Yaghmaei (Iran)
  4. አልተለየሽኝም የ ሙዚቃ ግጥም / Alteleyeshegnem
    Alemayehu Eshete (Ethiopia)
  5. Янки / Yanki
    DakhaBrakha (Ukraine)
  6. Paraguayana
    Juana Molina (Argentina)
  7. Svefngenglar
    Sigur Rós (Iceland)
  8. Caedmon’s Hymn
    Lukas Papenfusscline (England)
  9. 石頭記 / Shi Tou Ji
    Tat Ming Pair (Hong Kong)
  10. Le Temps del L’amour
    Francoise Hardy (France)
  11. Μπλε / Blue
    Lena Platonos (Greece)
  12. Na Zapadu Ništa Novo
    Boomerang (Slovenia)
  13. Ando Meio Desligado
    Os Mutantes (Brazil)
  14. Mi Cueva
    El Polen (Peru)