Richard Youngs shirks the melodrama this week with No Histrionics – music that doesn’t bust a gut. Herbal tea is the order of the day. Features John Cage, Pink Floyd, Kraftwerk and Anne Briggs.

John Cage: Band 2 from Cheap Imitation LP (on Cramps Records)

Pink Floyd: A Pillow of Winds from Meddle LP (on Stateside)

David Behrman: Wave Train from Wave Train 2LP (on Alga Marghen)

Kraftwerk: Neon Lights from The Man Machine LP (on EMI Records)

Erik Satie: Nouvelles Piece Froides from Piano Works Vol. 1 2LP (France Clidat: piano) (on Forlane)

Alexander Spence: Grey/Afro from Oar LP (on Sundazed)

Anne Briggs: My Bonny Bonny Boy from Topic Sampler No. 1 Folk Songs LP (on Topic Records)