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Optic Echo – Best Vinyl of 2011

Optic Echo – Best Vinyl of 2011

Playing tracks by

Nils Frahm , Cezary Gapik, BJ Nilsen, On Fell, Deaf Center and more.

For this vinyl only mix, Mike Jedlicka of Optic Echo selects over 90 minutes of his favorite releases on wax for this Best Vinyl of 2011 journey. Full of incredible ambient soundscapes and modern classical marvels, Jedlicka crafts an itinerary worthy of repeat revisits and appropriate for an end of year celebration. Besides being a programming director at Portland Radio Authority where Jedlicka runs the Optic Echo Presents show, Mike also curates his label, Optic Echo Records.

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1. Nils Frahm – More
2. Cezary Gapik – #0458 [Drowsiness]
3. BJ Nilsen – Untitled
4. On Fell – Untitled
5. Deaf Center – Close Forever Watching
6. Simon Scott – Gamma
7. Taylor Deupree + Marcus Fischer – Blanketing
8. Field Rotation – Acoustic Tale 1 (Introduction)
9. Jacaszek – Windhover
10. Belong – Come See
11. Kreng – Karcist
12. A Winged Victory For The Sullen – Requiem For The Static King Part One
13. Tim Hecker – In The Fog II
14. Lawrence English – January 30 –Grey Lunar Sea
15. Isan – Eastside (Neben Mix)
16. Matthew Cooper And Peter Broderick – I Am Darkness, I Am Light
17. Leyland Kirby – No Longer Distance Than Death
18. Clams Casino – All I Need
19. Grouper – Moon Is Sharp
20. Tiago Sousa – Untitled


amazing ethereal drift!


got it, acoustic tale (1). track listing throws you off a bit


what on earth is playing between jacaszek and belong. i must know please

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FYI, anyone having problems finding artist/album names can check the mix out here where it's timestamped ::


Nevermind, I found it. It's Tiago Sousa Walden Pond's Monk III


Great mix. Can you please tell me what piece starts at around 1:28:00?


Great choices, thanks.


sublime Vinyl mix

The Open Source Transmission

Nice selection - here's our pick of 2011's best music too: