Sounds In The Dark - 12.16.20 - Tribute to Harold Budd

Tonight's edition of SITD honors the inspirational musical career of pianist and composer Harold Budd, who passed away last week at age 84.


  1. Featured Templar by Harold Budd on Perhaps (Root Strata)
  2. Featured An Arc of Doves by Harold Budd - Brian Eno on Ambient 2: The Plateaux of Mirror (Editions EG)
  3. Featured Juno by Harold Budd on The Pavilion of Dreams (Obscure)

    Closing work from Harold Budd's first recording on Eno's Obscure label

  4. Perfect Fire by Robin Guthrie - Harold Budd on Another Flower (Darla)

    Recorded in 2013 at Guthrie's home in France

  5. Featured Memory Gongs by Harold Budd - Elizabeth Fraser - Robin Guthrie - Simon Raymonde on The Moon and the Melodies (4AD)

    Collaboration between Harold Budd and the Cocteau Twins (credited as individual members) released in 1986.

  6. Celeste by Roger Eno - Brian Eno on Mixing Colours (Deutsche Grammophon)
  7. Sea of Clouds by Library Tapes on Sea of Clouds (1630 Recordings)

    New Released Dec. 11, 2020

  8. Dawn Chorus by Jon Hopkins on Dawn Chorus (Domino Recording Co.)

    New Cover version of Thom Yorke's tune from ANIMA.

  9. Our Distance by Helios on Domicile (Ghostly International)

    New Release from Keith Kenniff's Helios project on Dec. 11th 2020.

  10. Terra by Clem Leek on Terra (YEN)

    New Dec. 11th release from UK musician Clem Leek

  11. Black Notes by Nils Frahm on Empty (Erased Tapes)
  12. Eluvium by Empathy for a Silhouette on Pianoworks (Temporary Residence Ltd.)
  13. Featured Flowered Knife Shadows by Harold Budd on Lovely Thunder (EG)

    From the 1986 Harold Budd release. Mixed by Robin Guthrie

  14. Break
  15. Sonnengeflecht by Roedelius on Wenn der Sudwind weht (Sky Records)
  16. Solongo by TENGGER on Ambient Layers (7K!)

    New Fabulous compilation record.

  17. Break
  18. Featured A Child In A Sylvan Field by Harold Budd on By The Dawn's Early Light (All Saints Records)

    1991 release from Budd.

  19. Featured Don't Go Where I Can't Find You by Harold Budd on Winter Garden (Eraldo Bernocchi, Harold Budd, Robin Guthrie)
  20. Featured Still Return by Harold Budd on The Pearl (EG)

    Collaboration with Brian Eno and Daniel Lanois, released 1984

  21. Break
  22. Gymnopedie No. 1 by Erik Satie on Erik Satie and Friends (Sony Music)
  23. Break
  24. Reverie by Claude Debussy on Debussy: Estampes, Pour le Piano (harmonia mundi)