#399 – Lankum, 故やす子, Library L’Amour, Richard Skelton, Pö, Left Hand Cuts Off the Right

HEAVY is the theme of this week’s podcast. We know we don’t usually do themes, but sometimes we’re vibing in a compatible way. So from the Mike Patton-meets-J pop metal opener, we’re off into a dark and thunderous direction.

We have piles of drones, contemplative electronics, the avant-folk/prog 10-minuter of Yarroth, and then change it up for our patrons, who get a taste of Niger guitars-cum-Bollywood, East African electronics, and what is deemed ‘the best song of the year’ by Lankum.

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故やす子 – 墓 守 キ ャ ン ハ ゚ ー (Omoide Label, Japan)
Rainbow Island – Hidden Birubu (Riforma, Italy)
Yarroth – God of Panic (I, Voidhanger Records, Italy)
Dawn Ray’d – The Battle of Sudden Flame (Prosthetic Records, USA)
Left Hand Cuts Off the Right – Right Kind of Personality (Brachliegen Tapes, UK)
Richard Skelton – The Plot of Lunar Phases (Phantom Limb, UK)
Moussa Tchingou – Derhan (Sahel Sounds, USA)
Pö – Cociage (Hakuna Kulala, Uganda)
Library L’Amour – Limonade (Stroom, Belgium)
Lankum – Go Dig My Grave (Rough Trade Records, UK)

This week’s episode is sponsored by the state51 Conspiracy, an independent music house. Go to state51.com to find out more about everything they do: state51 Factory sessions and events; hand-made Atelier products; a diverse roster of Label releases; Greedbag stores, pop-up and fanzine, and the Collective of distribution partner labels and artists

Produced and edited by Nick McCorriston.

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