The Monocle Weekly

Bat For Lashes, Mort Garson’s ‘Plantasia’ and Tiffany Francis-Baker

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18 August 2019

Episode 528

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Natasha Khan, AKA Bat For Lashes, talks us through her dreamy, LA-inflected new album, ‘Lost Girls’. Plus: we meet Tiffany Francis-Baker, whose new book, ‘Dark Skies’, explores humanity’s complicated and mystical relationship with the night, and we get a special report on composer Mort Garson’s cult classic album for plants, ‘Plantasia’.

18 August 2019

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Chapter 1

Introduction

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Monocle’s Fernando Augusto Pacheco joins Rob Bound and Augustin Macellari for a look ahead to next week’s news.

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Bat For Lashes

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For more than a decade Bat For Lashes, alias of Natasha Khan, has been turning out immaculate and intelligent pop music. She joins us to discuss how living in LA has informed the aesthetics and sound of her forthcoming album, ‘Lost Girls’.

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Mort Garson’s ‘Plantasia’

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In 1976, composer Mort Garson sat down with his new Moog synth and set out to write an album for plants. Monocle 24’s Tom Hall brings us a report on the result – the recently reissued cult record, ‘Plantasia’.

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Tiffany Francis-Baker

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We’re joined by nature writer and illustrator Tiffany Francis-Baker to learn more about her new book, ‘Dark Skies: A Journey into the Wild Night’.

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