Looking towards 2021, Phantom Limb have brand new music from Indonesian experimental pioneers Senyawa coming out that we preview this week. Looking even further afield – to 2022 – mclusky have their first LP in nearly 20 years coming out, and we have the first taste of that via Andy Falkous’ one-man band Christian Fitness.
For our 300th episode, we decided to ask our listeners to vote on their favourite tracks that we played between episodes 201-298. We received more than 400 votes, and have pulled the top 20 for you, split into two separate shows of ten tracks each. In the third podcast, Anthony and Gareth have picked their favourite five each.
On this week’s pod the mood is a little more downtempo as we explore new releases that cut across musique concrète, spiritual jazz, and drone. It’s not all abstract and down though, we also have a fantastic unreleased track from the sadly split Taman Shud, we have a phenomenal club banger from Ziyiz, the latest tropical sounds from Conjunto Papa Upa and loads more
A heavy Melbourne influence on this week’s show, with stunning esoteric electronics from Bridget Chappell, crushing doom from Divide and Dissolve, and dancehall from Monkey Marc. Elsewhere we have psychedelic pop from Jane Weaver, club electronics from Sonia Calico, big-band funk from The Yorkshire Film & Television Orchestra, the latest from The Bug on Hyperdub and a lot more.
We have political hiphop from JUU4E – Thailand’s answer to D Double E, we have abstract electronics from Korea’s Arexibo, there’s “‘orrible noise” from Medical Negligence, ambient music utilising field recordings from the sea from Niholoxica’s pq, the first record from Shopping, Sacred Paws, and Trash Kit guitarist R.AGGS and loads more