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Dancing Astronaut - 4/9/13

Dancing Astronaut - 4/9/13

Playing tracks by

Sadistic Mika Band, Happy End, Yellow Magic Carnival, Harry Hosono and the Yellow Magic Band and Haruomi hosono & tadanori yokoo.

Dancing Astronaut, part of WNUR's Handpicked block, takes a look at the music of technopop pioneers Yellow Magic Orchestra, as well as the collected works of its individual members. In this installment, which originally aired April 9, 2013, Patrick takes a look at the pre-YMO output of Haruomi Hosono and Yukihiro Takahashi.

Handpicked airs weekdays 9 - 10 PM, and Dancing Astronaut will air every other Tuesday through the remainder of this quarter. Listeners in the Chicago area can hear WNUR at 89.3 FM. Visit for more information, including this quarter's programming schedule, or to stream WNUR from anywhere in the world.