Episode 13 - A new age for New Age? Interview with Douglas Mcgowan


In this episode we talk to Douglas Mcgowan of Numero Group about the misunderstood genre of New Age music. Douglas is the curator of the New Age compilations, “I Am the Center” and “The Microcosm” and he also runs the successful reissue labels, Yoga Records and Ethereal Sequence, which have re-released some fantastic music over the years. New Age has been a part of psychedelic culture that we have found difficult to get a hang of and we’re therefore glad that Douglas joined this show and gave us a proper introduction to the genre. He has picked out some wonderful tunes for us in this episode and we hope you’ll enjoy this as much as we do!

Satoshi Ashikawa (1982)
-Still Space
David Casper – Crystal Waves (1984)
-Crystal Waves I
Suzanne Doucet and Christian Buehner-Transmission (1983)
-Shiva’s Dance (excerpt)
Don Slepian-Open Spaces (1980)
-Awakening (excerpt)
Swami Kriya Ramananda-Hymn To A New Age (1981)
-Hymn To A New Age (excerpt)
Joanna Brouk-Sounds of the Sea (1981)
Diving Deeper, Remembering Love
KZ Smith and Dave Erickson-Blue Skies (1985)
-Sweet Dreams

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Check out this lecture about New Age music that Douglas' gave at University of Oregan, and his New Age playlist on Spotify.