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#236 – Petbrick, Moonbow, King Ayisoba, Qujaku, Floating Spectrum

We return this week with the welcoming noise from the debut Petbrick LP, whose album we’ve been looking forward to since their blinding EP on Closed Casket last year. Elsewhere we have forward-looking Finnish jazz, kologo power from Ghana Turkish disco edits, Somali-Canadian hiphop, Japanese psych and a whole lot more.

Tracklisting
Petbrick – Horse (Rocket Recordings, UK / Closed Casket, USA)
King Ayisoba – Batakari Africa – feat. Atongo Zimba, Wiyaala & Big Gad (Makkum Records, Netherlands)
Petter Eldh / Koma Saxo – Port Koma (We Jazz Records, Finland)
Reece Thomas – Rustling of Reefs on the Sunshine (Alocasia Garden, UK)
Arşivplak – Seker Oglan (self-release, UK)
Igor Wakhévitch – Materia-Prima (Finders Keepers Records, UK)
OBUXUM – Black Girls Flying (URBNET Records, Canada)
Floating Spectrum – The Early Green Outburst (Temporary Residence, USA)
Moonbow – BNND WDTH (West Friends, UK)
Qujaku – In Neutral (So I Buried Records, UK)

Produced and Edited by Nick McCorriston. Hit him up for any and all audio work at nickamc.com and follow him on Twitter @nickamc

#235 – Novelist, Félicia Atkinson, Tomaga & Pierre Bastien, Odd Nosdam, Markey Funk

Straight out of South London is this week’s Independent Music Podcast and Lewisham’s favourite son Novelist, whose new EP has more than enough bangers to get us going this week. Elsewhere we have cinematic sounds from Israel’s Markey Funk and the legendary Pere Ubu, danceable riddims from Portugal, blistering dubstep, and some stunning beautiful music from France.

Tracklisting
Novelist – Rowdy Riddim (self-release, UK)
Markey Funk – The Old City (Som Recordings, Israel)
Rien Virgule – Zanne Nel Velluto (Zam Zam Records, France)
Von D ft. Blackout Ja – Dancehall Saga (Dub-Stuy, USA)
Pere Ubu – The Road Ahead (Cherry Red Records, UK)
Alex Figueira – Platanito (Music With Soul, Netherlands)
Rui P. Andrade & Aires – Fuchsia Timelines (Colectivo Casa Amarela, Portugal)
Odd Nosdam – FBT 14 (Home Assembly Music, UK)
Tomaga & Pierre Bastien – Bandiera Di Carta (Other People, USA)
Félicia Atkinson- Joan (Shelter Press, France)

Produced and Edited by Nick McCorriston. Hit him up for any and all audio work at nickamc.com and follow him on Twitter @nickamc

#234 – Anna Meredith, Bobby Krlic, Dry Cleaning, Sexy Crocodile for Dinner, Sarathy Korwar

On the show this week we move between Japanese folk music, post-punk and modern classical, interspersed with some musique concrete from Cote D’ivoire and abrasive power electronics from Italy. The new Anna Meredith is a real highlight, as is the latest single from Sarathy Korwar’s magnificent new LP. Elsewhere there’s the latest from the label formerly known as Tobago Tracks, a welcome return for Bobby Krlic (AKA The Haxan Cloak) and much more.

Tracklisting
aircode – You Broke Down Into Four and a Half Pieces (TT, UK)
Dry Cleaning – Magic of Meghan (self-release, UK)
Mireille Kyrou – Étude 1 (Nostalgie de la Boue, Cote D’ivoire)
Sarathy Korwar – Bol (The Leaf Label, UK)
Ya Mai Mo – Mori No Fushigi (White Paddy Mountain, Japan)
Anna Meredith – Paramour (Moshi Moshi Records, UK)
Sexy Crocodile for Dinner – Interferenza Distruttiva (Sputo Records, Italy)
Bobby Krlic – Gassed (Milan Records, USA)
Mai Mai Mai – Magia Lucana (La Tempsta International, Italy)
Seabuckthorn – Premonition (self-release, UK)

Produced and Edited by Nick McCorriston. Hit him up for any and all audio work at nickamc.com and follow him on Twitter @nickamc

#233 – Ohsees, Equiknoxx, Kefaya & Elaha Soroor, Achwghâ Ney Wodei, Laura Cannell & Polly Wright

After a few weeks of studio upheaval, our first episode in our new space is here – and it’s a bit of an abstract one. With fragmented samples of 78rpm records from a French library to Glaswegian dubstep, via violin experiments and Afghan folk music, we have the whole set of what’s good and great in contemporary independent music.

Tracklisting
Achwghâ Ney Wodei – Malalam Solom (Table Sports, Portugal)
Equiknoxx – Corner (Equiknoxx Musiq, Jamaica)
Oren Ambarchi, Mark Fell, Will Guthrie, Sam Shalabi – Oglon Day 2 (Thirty Three Thirty Three, UK)
Rapture 4D & Ruda – Hubble flow Dub (Scotch Bonnet, UK)
Kefaya & Elaha Soroor – Jama Narenji (Bella Union, UK)
City of Women – Sergei (Sähkö Recordings, Finland)
Stefan Fraunberger – Elegie (Morphine Records, Germany)
Ko Shin Moon – L’Offrande (Akuphone Records, France)
Laura Cannell & Polly Wright – Help Me to Salt Help Me to Sorrow (Brawl Records, UK)
Oh Sees – Henchlock (Castle Face Records, USA)

Produced and Edited by Nick McCorriston. Hit him up for any and all audio work at nickamc.com and follow him on Twitter @nickamc

#232 – FFSYTHO, Collocutor, The Utopia Strong, Mariee Sioux, Solo Banton & Macka B

Gnarly bible stories and more on the podcast this week. Whether it’s questionable theology, hot off the press grime or something in between that you’re after, this week will deliver for you.

We’ve got the best new jazz from London and Norway, Japanese experimental music, delightful folk, Reading reggae, Greek gabba and a whole heap more.

Tracklisting
FFSYTHO – Bop Through Ya Manor (prod. Filthy Gears) (self-release, UK)
Collocutor – The Angry One (On the Corner Records, UK)
Mountain / Full Edition – ある行為を犯罪と評価するための条件(Conspiracy) (Natural Sciences, UK)
Fire! Orchestra – Blue Crystal Fire (Rune Grammofon, Norway)
Service Animal – Core Of Reality (Death of Rave, UK)
Mariee Sioux – Black Snakes (Night Bloom Records, USA)
Mikado Koko – Fukagawa Bushi (Akuphone, France)
The Austerity Program – Isaiah 63:2-6 (Controlled Burn Records, USA)
Solo Banton & Macka B – Edutainment (Reality Shock Records, UK)
The Utopia Strong – Brainsurgeons 3 (Rocket Recordings, UK)

Produced and Edited by Nick McCorriston. Hit him up for any and all audio work at nickamc.com and follow him on Twitter @nickamc

#231 – Girl Band, Cate le Bon, Plaid, CMPND, Mr Mitch

Sometimes we start the podcast with music to shake your body into action, other times we just assault your senses with experimental noise. This week it’s the turn of Girl Band to launch the podcast into your ears with six minutes of hefty post punk goodness. Elsewhere in the hour we have abstract Japanese music, UK hip hop, Pakistani Surti, New Zealand dancehall and the usual (and unusual) stops in between.

Tracklisting
Girl Band – Shoulderblades (Rough Trade Records, UK)
Seaketa – よい (yoi) (Chinabot, UK)
Plaid – Los (Warp, UK)
CMPND – Flight 370 (High Focus Records, UK)
Ustad Saami – God Is (Glitterbeat Records, Germany)
Hershel 36 – Unchartered (Lickety-Splat Music, UK)
Cate le Bon – Mother’s Mother’s Magazines (Mexican Summer, USA)
SK Simeon & Naram – Dem Wanna be my Friend (Red Robin Records, New Zealand)
Blanck Mass – House vs House (Sacred Bones Records, USA)
Mr Mitch – Not Modular (Pressure, Germany)

Produced and Edited by Nick McCorriston. Hit him up for any and all audio work at nickamc.com and follow him on Twitter @nickamc

#230 – Ajate, Hibushibire, Tomaga, Ben Vince, Padang Food Tigers

Lots of music from Japan gets us going on this week’s show, showing a glimpse at the breadth of sounds coming out of the country whether that be bamboo afrobeat, spandex-appropriate rock or abstract electronics. Elsewhere this week we’ve got dark industrial music from UAE, Welsh rock from mclusky* and Future of the Left leader Falco’s Christian Fitness project, and loads more.

Tracklisting
Ajate x NY.KO – With Regularity (180g Records, France)
Hibushibire – Ecstasy Highwaystar (Riot Season Records, UK)
Sun Dawei – 山賊 / 右盼 (Shanshui Records, Japan)
Padang Food Tigers – Woody’s Alright (Blue Hole Recordings, USA)
Christian Fitness – Newly Colonised Moon (Prescriptions Music, UK)
Nathan Micay – Join Me Or Die. Can You Do Any Less (LuckyMe, UK)
Tomaga – Bluest (self-release, UK)
Ben Vince – Our Love (feat. Tom Glencross & Jacob Samuel) (Thirty Three Thirty Three, UK)
CORIN – Dissect (Bedouin Records, UAE)
Black Shape – London (Hominid Sounds, UK)

Produced and Edited by Nick McCorriston. Hit him up for any and all audio work at nickamc.com and follow him on Twitter @nickamc

#229 – Mike Patton & Jean-Claude Vannier, Clinic, Nazamba, Trash Kit, Graham Dunning

The bizarre collaboration between the legendary pairing of Jean-Claude Vannier and Mike Patton closes us off this week. Before that we have the usual eclectic mix of remixed Brazilian noise, Jamaican poetry, Swedish postpunk, Cuban jazz and loads more.

Tracklisting
Deafkids – Distopia Permanente (Terror SoundSystem Funx Re-Drum) (Lovers & Lollypops, Portugal)
Nazamba & O.B.F. – Run! (Dubquake Records, France)
Graham Dunning – Void Worm (Fractal Meat Cuts, UK)
Curses – Sordo (Höga Nord Rekords, Sweden)
Clinic – Rubber Bullets (Domino Recording Co., UK)
Enrique – Eating Plastic (BANK Records NYC, USA)
Trash Kit – Horizon (Upset the Rhythm, UK)
Greenwood Rhythm Coalition – Jewels Part One (Names You Can Trust, USA)
Kevin Richard Martin – Kangaroo Care (Room40, USA)
Mike Patton & Jean-Claude Vannier – On Top of the World (Ipecac Recordings, USA)

Produced and edited by Nick McCorriston. Hit him up for any and all audio work at nickamc.com and follow him on Twitter @nickamc

#228 – Kool Keith, Harrga, Meursault, Wilted Woman & Nick Klein, Terminal Cheesecake

Terrifying stuff from a Bristol hotbed of experimental sounds whets our appetite for wonderful music this week. We move through noises from Canada, Japan, Scotland, and Italy as we promo some of the best noises coming out of the independent sector.

Tracklisting
Harrga – Artaud (Avon Terror Corps, UK)
RX-101 – Dopamine (Suction Records, Canada)
Kool Keith – Zero Fux (feat. B-Real) (Mello Music Group, USA)
Enablers – Bill, In Consideration (Exile on Mainstream, Germany | Broken Clover Records, USA | Lancashire and Somerset Records, UK)
Nick Klein & Wilted Woman – Café Kotti (Alien Jams, UK)
Meursault – Beaten (Common Grounds Records, UK)
Nakayubi – Magnetic Radio – 20190501 – 13:26 – TokyoArea FM @ Takeshiba wharf (self-release, Japan)
The Pheromoans – The Sixth Bell (Alter Records, UK)
Heith – Yoga of Stealth (Saucers Production, Italy)
Terminal Cheesecake – Saddle Shower (Box Records, UK)

Produced and edited by Nick McCorriston. Hit him up for any and all audio work at nickamc.com and follow him on Twitter @nickamc

#227 – Sarathy Korwar, Suzi Analogue, Sea Urchin, The Art Ensemble of Chicago, Viscount

Following our week a way we return overwhelmed with excellent morsels of global experimental independent sound. We start with Sarathy Korwar’s outstanding jazz/Indian MC hybrid that is sure to get noticed by discerning listeners, elsewhere we have choral music, twisted abstract hiphop, splendid psych folk, electric acholi music from central Africa and much more.

Tracklisting
Sarathy Korwar – Mumbay (feat. MC Mawali) / Pravasis (feat. Deepak Unnikrishnan) (The Leaf Label, UK)
Leo Pa-Layeng – Kono Wiye Ocung Otara (self-release, Uganda)
The Art Ensemble of Chicago – We Are On The Edge (Erased Tapes, UK)
Suzi Analogue – Way Live ft. ZenSoFly (Never Normal Records, USA)
Flamingods – Koray (Moshi Moshi Records, UK)
Sebastian Reynolds with Solo Collective – Ripeness Is All (Nonostar Records, Germany)
The Improvisers’ Choir – Stem (self-release, UK)
Sea Urchin – Mish Hata’ref tesHa? (Bokeh Versions, UK)
Viscount – Reverse Engineering (Warecollective, UK)
Death and Vanilla – Let’s Never Leave Here (Fire Records, UK)

 

Produced and edited by Nick McCorriston. Hit him up for any and all audio work at nickamc.com and follow him on Twitter @nickamc