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Open Hand Real Flames - Insect Special w/ Samantha Simmons

London, 05.08.20

With Bass Clef

OPEN HAND REAL FLAMES is a monthly show presented by Bass Clef. Each episode has a theme - usually a specific musical instrument or process, perhaps an artist or composer, sometimes a record label. Ranging wide over centuries and genres, looking for connections and joy. Always welcomes contributions, music, suggestions.

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Collection: Pick N Mix


  • Chris Watson 
    Leaf Litter
  • Wendy Carlos 
  • Ralph Richardson
    William Blake’s Little Fly
  • Chris Watson 
    Rattle Of Wood
  • Environments
    Night Meadow
  • Broken Hearted Dragonflies
    Brood X
  • Environments
    Summer Meadow
  • Mira Calix 
  • Radiophonic Workshop
    Insects Swarming
  • Native Instrument
  • Susumu Yokata
  • Tucker Martine 
    Morning Fanfare
  • Dave Phillips, Hiroshi Hasegawa 
    Arthropod Frequency
  • Animal Collective 
    Man Of Oil
  • Sam Spence 
    Cosmetic 2
  • Sesame Street
  • Cicada Dream Band
    Who Said What?
  • Stevie Wonder 
    Venus' Flytrap And The Bug
  • Dave Phillips 
    Sunshine Girl
  • Henry Flynt 
    Double Spindizzy
  • State Archives Of Florida
    Beekeepers (1970)
  • Zoe Brezsny
    Visionary Company Of Love
  • Frank O’Hara (Read By Samantha Simmons)
    I Am Not Your Insect
  • Robert Ashley 
    The Backyard
  • Brian Eno 
    Spider & I
  • The Hope Blister 
    Spider And I
  • Ivor Cutler 
    I Believe In Bugs
  • Ike & Tina 
    Funkier Than A Mosquito's Tweeter
  • Perrey & Kinglsey
    Flight Of The Bumblebee