EPISODE 16: Joe Rauen

EPISODE 16: Joe Rauen

In this episode, Erik chats with multi-instrumentalist Joe Rauen, who also is an instrument maker with a penchant for visual art.
They talk through Joe’s passion and process for creating unique instruments along with his transformative experiences at Berklee College of Music in Boston and his current journey studying Indian music with Saraswathi Ranganathan. A few selections from his upcoming album featuring some of his instruments are featured during the episode.



More on Joe Rauen and his work at his website.

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GUEST List: Joe Rauen

For this feature our guest went the opposite of our normal local focus to give you all more insight to his uniquely varied paths as an artist and curated over an hour of some of his favorite music from around the globe.
Joe Rauen’s Guest List covers an eclectic range of genres from India to Madagascar to Macedonia, from jazz to experimental, ambient to trip-hop.

Track Artist
The Wind and the SandcastleDisonaur
Biby AombyD’Gary
Makoun OumouFatoumata Diawara
CombustionJoe Rauen
Nambikettavar EvarayyaNithyasree Mahadevan
Cutting Branches For A Temporary Shelter – Live From The Royal Festival Hall,United Kingdom/1987 / 2008 Digital RemasterPenguin Cafe Orchestra
JogBuddhadev DasGupta
Rajeeva NetrayaMalavika
ChangelingDJ Shadow
Anadolu oyun havasiVlatko Stefanovski, Miroslav Tadic, Theodosii Spasov
Ismail OroKočani Orkestar
Third RailBen Allison
To A Sea HorseMoondog
Raga Brindavani – ThillanaCharulatha Mani