#388 – Fever Ray, Lady Lykez, Wacław Zimpel, pq, Zagušljivi Dim, Mehmet Aslan

Sitting between a rock and a hard place is a happy place to be when both sides are as ferocious as some of the music on this week’s Independent Music Podcast. Whether it’s the thundering opening from Finland’s Yleiset Syyt or the more outrageous metal of More Death and Horror, those rip-roaring guitars are leaving their mark on this week’s show.

Elsewhere, the thunder continues to strike with hip-thrusting power club music from the inimitable Spooky Shit label, we have the latest from superb Israeli label Raash Records, a much welcomed return for Fever Ray, and much more.

Yleiset Syyt – Sininen Hekuma (La Vida Es Un Mus Discos, UK / Sorry State Records, USA)
Mehmet Aslan – Garden ft Valentina Magaletti (Planisphere Editorial, Switzerland)
pq – Hardcarp (Spooky Shit, UK)
Yom Gagatzi – Benda Veizi (Raash Records, Israel)
Zagušljivi Dim – Part I – San (excerpt) (WV Sorcerer Productions 巫唱片, France)
Xhosa Cole – Andy’s Shuffle (feat. Jason Brown) (Stoney Lane Records, UK)
More Death and Horror – Sound Effects of Death and Horror (Wormhole World, UK)
Fever Ray – What They Call Us (Rabid Records, Sweden)
Lady Lykez – Killa Bee (Hyperdub, UK)
Wacław Zimpel – Born in Captivity (The state51 Conspiracy, UK)

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Produced and edited by Nick McCorriston.

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