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#259 – Katie Gately, Ramson Badbonez, YlangYlang, Wasted Shirt, Och

A wonderful array of new music this week, kicking off with Swedish psych from Goat-affiliated Och, we also have multiple, beautiful sound experiments from Canada, UK hip-hop, avant-garde outsider pop, the new one from The Heliocentrics and a cracking new collaboration between Ty Segall and Lightning Bolt.
 
Tracklisting
Och – NU:64 (Rocket Recordings, UK)
YlangYlang – Limitless (Crash Cymbols, USA)
I Know I’m an Alien – Here Come The Customers pt 1 (Crass Lips Records, USA)
D. Dan – Mutant Future (Lobster Theremin, UK)
Intext – Super Duty Tough Work (self-release, USA)
Ramson Badbonez – Sarcophagus (High Focus Records, UK)
Katie Gately – Waltz (Houndstooth, UK)
Wasted Shirt – Double the Dream (Famous Class Records, USA)
Gareth JS Thomas – Hyphen British (Bezirk, UK)
The Heliocentrics – Burning Wooden Ship (Madlib Invazion, USA)
 
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#258 – Filthy Gears & Wiley, Nazar, OOIOO, Ans M, Pö

Some rough, brilliant experimental sounds this week, one highlight being the brilliant rough Kuduro from Angola’s Nazar, who follows his brilliant Enclave EP with a first LP for Hyperdub. Also from Africa there’s Ghanaian experimentation from Phillipines label Syrphe, we also have punk from Atlanta, psych from Japan, Greek folk, and loads more good stuff.

Tracklisting
Filthy Gears & Wiley – Step Up Two (self-release, UK)
Tiña – Dip (Speedy Wunderground, UK)
Pö – Laydo (Syrphe, Phillipines)
Bruxa Maria – The Void (Hominid Sounds, UK)
Vangas – Dog Walker (Chunklet Industries, USA)
Gary, Indiana – Berlin (self-release, USA)
Nazar – Diverted (Hyperdub, UK)
Hatzihristos Apostolos – The Sun Is Setting on the World (Death is Not the End Records, UK)
Ans M – Haptic Wetness on Your Waterproof Skin (TT, UK)
OOIOO – walk for “345” minutes, while saying “Ah Yeah!” with a “Mountain Book” in one hand, until a shower of light pours down (Thrill Jockey Records, USA)

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#257 – Eartheater & LEYA, Siti Muharam, Get the Blessing & Robert Wyatt, Shit & Shine, Julianna Barwick

2020 is heating up with some absolutely fantastic music from across the globe. This week we have Romanian experimentation, we have a new one from the ever-prolific Shit & Shine, we’ve got abstract harp music, funk and soul, Nepalese sound art and a whole lot more.

Tracklisting
Antibalas – Fight Am Finish (Daptone Records, USA)
Siti Muharam – Alaminadura (On the Corner Records, UK)
Eartheater & LEYA – Angel Path (PAN Records, Germany)
Dolores Mondo Stash – Man Bites Dog (self-release, Romania)
Get the Blessing, Marc Gauvin, Robert Wyatt – Ulysses Frigidair (self release, UK)
The New Morning – Mi C’Yaan (Emotional Rescue, UK)
Shit & Shine – Tecvo Ooh (OOH-Sounds, Italy)
P.E. – Top Ticket (Wharf Cat Records, USA)
Julianna Barwick – Morning (RVNG Intl., USA)
Ritesh Maharjan – Sani (The Nois Society, Nepal)

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#256 – Tryphème, Forest Swords, Rose Bonica, Yosuke Tokunaga, Bohren & der club of gore

The first podcast of the 2020s is kicked off with exceptional hiphop from Atlanta via DJ Bishop. We also have experimental sound art from Japan, South African techno, Russian metal, detective jazz, the latest from Forest Swords and loads more.

Tracklisting
DJ Bishop – Dolla Sign (feat. Apoc Krysis) (Natural Sciences, UK)
Forest Swords – Do Drones Go To Heaven? (Dense Truth, UK)
Tryphème – In a Cyber Spiral (Central Processing Unit, UK)
Megalith Levitation – Acid Doom Rites ([addicted label], Russia)
Suzana’s Bauten – Cidade das Estrelas (Brain Ticket Death, USA)
Lafawndah – Parallel X Tayhana X Lafawndah Rework (Concordia, Germany)
Rose Bonica – It’s Like Winter Without You (Wet Dreams Recordings, South Africa)
Bohren & der club of gore – Tief Gesunken (PIAS Recordings, Germany)
Yosuke Tokunaga – ,, (Tost, Japan)
Ashtray Navigations – A Carbine is a Beautiful White Bird (Memoirs of an Aesthete, UK)

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Bonus #11 – Favourites of 2019 part 4

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#255 – Favourites of 2019 Part 3

The final podcast of 2019 sees us exploring more of our favourites from the year. We’ve been enjoying experimental South African jazz, hallucinatory music from Brazil, Canadian house music, French experimental sounds and loads more – roll on 2020!

Tracklisting
Girl Band – Salmon of Knowledge (Rough Trade Records, UK)
WaqWaq Kingdom – Itadakimasu (Phantom Limb, UK)
SPAZA – Ice Squincies (Waiting for You) (Mushroom Hour Half Hour, Netherlands)
FFS Why Though & Filthy Gears – Bop Through Ya Manor (self release, UK)
Tunes of Negation – Tundra Erotic (Cosmo Rhythmatic, Germany)
Baby Val & Paco Pack – Bloody Skies (FTP, Germany)
Deafkids – Alucinações de Comando (Neurot Recordings, USA)
Local Artist – Boys Cry (Mood Hut, Canada)
Angel Bat Dawid – We Are Starzz (International Anthem, USA)
Felicia Atkinson – Moderato Cantabile (Shelter Press, France)

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#254 – Favourites of 2019 Part 2

We continue to celebrate some of our favourites from the year. There’s been outstanding Middle Eastern techno, multiple tracks about moving at various pace, blistering Ugandan grime, experimental pop and lots more

Tracklisting
Ammar 808 and Cheb Hassen Tej – Zawali Fitness Club (Glitterbeat Records, Germany)
Rainbow Grave – Ten Million Tons of Shit (God Unknown Records, UK)
MC Yallah & Debmaster – Kubali (Hakuna Kulala, Uganda)
Richard Dawson – Jogging (Domino Recording Co, UK)
Ka Baird – Walking (RVNG Intl, USA)
Sly & the Family Drone – New Free Spirits Falconry & Horseman Display (Love Love Records, UK)
Hot in Da Club – Metalravefun (Spooky Shit, Uganda)
Vanishing Twin – Cryonic Suspension May Save Your Life (Fire Records, UK)
Hotmood – Wanna be Lost (StarCreature10000000 Records, USA)
Kapote – Pump It Edit (Toy Tonics, Germany)

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#253 – Favourites of 2019 Part 1

Never mind the decade, 2019 itself has been crammed with incredible that needs shouting about again. We’ve had a year of South Asian hip hop, Mexican techno, Scandinavian jazz, Japanese experimental music and loads more to celebrate. We’ve got a bit of that this week, and will spend the rest of December celebrating the rest of it.

Tracklisting
Big Brave – Sibling (Southern Lord Recordings, USA)
Bryte – Ice Cream (R&S Recordings / More Time Records, UK)
Sarathy Korwar – Coolie (The Leaf Label, UK)
Yao Bobby & Simon Grab – Bjole (LavaLava Records, UK)
Negativland – Discernment (Seeland Productions, USA)
Lokier – Fighting the Past (Pinkman, Netherlands)
Caterina Barbieri – Closest Approach to Your Orbit (Editions Mego, Austria)
Quelle Chris – Brain of the Ape (All City Records, Ireland)
Fire! Orchestra – (I Am a) Horizon (Rune Grammofon, Norway)
Fuji-Yuki – Blood Moon (Akuphone, France)

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#252 – Ecko Bazz, Gnoomes, Squarepusher, Alonya Alonya, Colossal Squid

As everyone else retreats into ‘best of’ lists, we’ve got one more hour of tip-top new experimental sounds to fill your ears. There’s Ukrainian rap, Chinese doom, Russian punk, Canadian organ music and pretty much everything in between.

We’ll fall into line with our favourites of 2019 next week…

Tracklisting
Ecko Bazz – Kyusa Embela (Hakuna Kulala, Uganda)
Gnoomes – Irma (Rocket Recordings, UK)
Before the Revival – Irrelevant Filament (WV Sorcerer Productions, France / China)
Colossal Squid – Swungert (Square Leg Records, UK)
And The – Technologie (AB Records, France)
Modern Technology – Queue Jumper (Live) (Exploding Head Sessions, UK)
Moreno Ácido + Diogo – Coisa LEVE (Holuzam, Portugal)
Alonya Alonya – Не перегоріти (HitWonder Records, Ukraine)
Blake Hargreaves – Noël at Lindenkirche, Berlin (Ultra Eczema, Belgium)
Squarepusher – Vortrack (Warp Records, UK)

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#251 – Katie Gately, Andres, Eddy Current Suppression Ring, The Flying Luttenbachers, Baston – 25 November 2019

Our second to last podcast before we delve into our review of 2019 shows that the year’s slew of quality new music isn’t slowing down just yet. Just breathe in the sheer immensity of that Flying Luttenbachers track, or the long-awaited new material from Detroit’s Andres. We’re also increasingly looking forward to 2020, with the first taste of Katie Gately’s record on Houndstooth whetting the appetite. Elsewhere there’s Korean and Iranian experimentation, Gameboy chiptune, French new wave and a whole lot more.

Tracklisting
Dame Area – Zaman çabuk geçiyor (Kess Kill, Sweden)
Baston – Primates (Howlin’ Banana Records, France)
Katie Gately – Bracer (Houndstooth Records, UK)
Andres – What’s UR Name Again (Mahogani Music, USA)
Eddy Current Suppression Ring – Our Quiet Whisper (Castle Face Records, USA)
Tehransmission – Leaving the Planet (Unexplained Sounds Group, Italy)
David Thomas Broughton & ITTA – Trembling Flower Extract 1 (Bloxham Tapes, UK)
Robot Riddims – Perfect Score (self-release, UK)
The Flying Luttenbachers – Praalude (ugEXPLODE Records, USA)
Miquela – I A De Sers (Finders Keepers Records, UK)

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