Episodes

#57 – Wrongtom, Tom Furse, Mariem Hassan, Metropolitan Soul Museum

This week’s show includes brand new, forthcoming house music from Claude (AKA Fulgeance) and the as-yet unknown Metropolitan Soul Museum. There’s more band new music from the Paradise Bangkok Molam International Band, Spacehaul, Wrongtom, and Romperayo. Tom from the Horrors has a library collaboration that we feature a cut from, we also have ambient hiphop from Sela, Saharan sounds from Mariem Hassan Con Leyoad and some innovative synth sounds from Ghostwriters

Tracklisting
Claude – Rosé Glaçon (Musique Large, France)
Roger Roger – Poltergeist (Lo Recordings, UK)
Romperayo – Alegria por un Zumo de Naranja (Discrepant, UK)
Ghostwriters – Dance Of The Spirit Catchers (Zero records, USA)
Metropolitan Soul Museum – Ruff Trk 4 (Round’s Come Closer Remix) (MSM, UK)
Mariem Hassan Con Leyoad – Sahara Neb Gija
Wrongtom – In South London feat. Deemas J (Tru Thoughts, UK)
Spacehaul – Sapling (self-release, UK)
Sela – Heartbeat (ft. allie) (Flau, Japan)
Paradise Bangkok Molam International Band – Lam San Ra (Paradise Bangkok, Thailand)

#56 – Micachu & the Shapes, Madlib, Dead Fader, Onom Agemo & the Disco Jumpers

Recorded live from the sunshine at Milhoes de Festa in Barcelos, Portugal, this week’s podcast has the usual blend of the unusual. We’ve got Saharan hip hop, Chinese field recordings, afrobeat from Berlin and lots more. New music comes from Micachu & the Shapes, Stand High Patrol, Dead Fader, and Ought; whilst we also have tracks from hiphop pioneer Madlib and 60s RnB band Vic Pitts & the Cheaters

Tracklisting
Papito feat Iba One – Yereyira (Sahel Sounds, USA)
Stand High Patrol – Geography (Stand High, France)
Micachu and the Shapes – Sad (Rough Trade records, UK)
Onom Agemo & the Disco Jumpers – Rar (Agogo records, Germany)
Dead Fader – Orange Rain (Robot Elephant records, UK/Germany)
Madlib – Cue 3 (Stones Throw, USA)
Unknown – Pambie (Nuosu Language) or Sixian (Chinese Language) Nuosu (Yi) (Sublime Frequencies, USA)
Vic Pitts & the Cheaters – Loose Boodie (unreleased version) (Secret Stash, USA)
Al Doum & the Faryds – Sinai (Black Sweat records, Italy)
Ought – Beautiful Blue Sky (Constellation Records, USA)

#55 – Henry Blacker, Silicon, Ichi, Mari Kvien Brunvoli

Fela Kuti’s key collaborator Tony Allen kicks off this week’s podcast with a track from his excellent 2009 record with Finnish multi-instrumentalist Jimi Tenor. Elsewhere we’ve got exceptional soulful pop from Silicon, bouncy Thai goodness from The Super Ranat Band, a cut from King Midas Sound vocalist Roger Robinson’s new release on Jahtari, Japanese oddball Ichi, gorgeous Scandinavian folk from Mari Kvien Brunvoll, an exclusive first play of a track from the new Early Mammal LP, and much more. Expect the usual afrodisco (from Jake Sollo), eastern european sci-fi (from Rodian G.A.) and hard rocking brilliance from Devon’s Henry Blacker.

Tracklisting
Jimi Tenor / Tony Allen – Selfish Gene (Strut, UK)
Ichi – Go Gagambo (self-release, UK)
Henry Blacker – Shit Magus (Riot Season, UK)
Rodian G.A. – Printre Meteoriti (Strut, UK)
Silicon – Burning Sugar (Weird World Record Co, UK)
Mari Kvien Brunvoll – Everywhere You Go (Jazzland Recordings, Norway)
Roger Robinson – Ashes to Fire (Jahtari, Germany)
The Super Ranat Band – A-Ba-Ni-Bi (Paradise Bangkok, Thailand)
Jake Sollo – Weebo-Me Weebo (Africa Seven, UK/France)
Early Mammal – Morning (Riot Season, UK)

#54 – Venetian Snares, Tapes, Carbs, Nozinja

The brand new Venetian Snares record gets an airing on the Independent Music Podcast this week, but that’s not the only new track we’re playing. We’ve got an exclusive first play of the new track from Drumcunt, we also have a listen to forthcoming releases from brilliant London punk band Shopping, new Scottish hip-hop duo CARBS, and a track from American duo Ratatat’s fifth record. There’s also a track from the vinyl release of Italian funk band The Bank’s latest record and from the long-awaited vinyl release of Hackney Colliery Band’s debut record. There’s Brazilian rock from Mercenárias, Lebanese disco from Ihsan Al Munzer, shangaan electro from Warp-signing Nozinja, and one from London producer Tapes.

Tracklisting
Ratatat – Cream on Chrome (XL Recordings, UK)
Venetian Snares – Your Face When I Finally (Planet Mu, UK)
Tapes – Good Thing You Came Along (Em Records, Japan)
Ihsan Al Munzer – Jamileh (Fortuna Records, Israel)
Mercenárias – Mercenárias
Carbs – Life Drawing (Save As, UK)
Drumcunt – Teenager (self-release, UK)
The Bank – The King of Stones (Ambassador’s Reception, UK)
Nozinja – Xihukwani (Warp, UK)
Shopping – Why Wait (FatCat, UK)
Hackney Colliery Band – No Diggity (Wah Wah 45s, UK)

#53 – Shit and Shine, Susso, Kutiman, Maserati

Loads of pre-release music for your ears this week, from the opening sounds of Shit and Shine to the final notes of the wonderful Etta James cover by New York band The Frightnrs. We also introduce new music from London bands Luminous Bodies, Hempolics and Susso, as well as new ones from Israel’s Kutiman and Beirut’s Flamingods. There’s also a physical release for Croatian band Pridjevi’s blissed-out psych through Chicago label Trouble in Mind and a 2009 track from the brilliant Maserati.

Tracklisting
Shit and Shine – Ass (Editions Mego, Austria)
Luminous Bodies – unreleased track (self-release, UK)
Kutiman – Space Cassava (self-release, Israel)
Maserati – Monoliths (Temporary Residence, USA)
The Hempolics – Love to Sing (ft. Solo Banton) (Mungo’s Hi Fi mix) (Scotch Bonnet Records, UK)
Susso – Ansumana (self-release, UK)
Pridjevi – Pjesma o drvecu (Trouble in Mind, USA)
Flamingods – Kinich Ahau (My Panda Shall Fly Version) (Lovers & Lollypops, Portugal)
The Frightnrs – I’d Rather Go Blind (Daptone, USA)

#52 – Milhoes de Festa 2015 (Portugal) Special

Disappointed by the Glastonbury rain? Milhoes de Festa will bring sunshine and great music guaranteed in Portugal between 23-26 July. This week we delve into the line-up to find the amazing local acts and our old favourites and feature them on the podcast. Including The Bug, Michael Rother (Neu) and Hey Colossus alongside lesser known acts including Batsaykhantüül, Raw Decimating Brutality, and THEESatisfaction.

Tracklisting
Golden Teacher meets Dennis Bovell – Like a Hawk (Optimo Music, UK)
Al Lover – Super Strength (Power Plants) feat. Morgan Delt (Cairo Liberation Front Remix) (self-release, USA)
Hey Colossus – Sisters and Brothers (Rocket Recordings, UK)
Raw Decimating Brutality – Andaime Infernal (Vomit Your Shirt, Portugal)
Michael Rother – Feuerland (Sky Records, Germany)
The Bug – Function (feat. Manga) (Ninja Tune, UK)
THEESatisfaction – Recognition (Sub Pop, USA)
Meridian Brothers – Guaracha U.F.O (Soundway, UK)
Perc – Tension (Stroboscopic Artefacts, Germany)
Batsaykhantüül – Sarari Gyara I (Favela Discos, Portugal)

#51 – Damaged Bug, Thundercat, Deceptikon, Cylob

It’s not just the Chapparrals that are hittin’ it this week, we’ve been hitting the pre-releases and have got loads of previews of upcoming records for you. We’ve got forthcoming tracks from Parisian band Bon Voyage Organisation, breakbeat maestro Cylob, Flying Lotus collaborator Thundercat, Malian desert rock act Terakaft, Helm, and John Dwyer’s Damaged Bug. We have a trio of tracks of ancient mechanical instruments and a recent compilation from The Fabulous Three.

Tracklisting
The Chapparrals – Hittin’ It (Mukatsuku, UK)
Bon Voyage Organisation – Love Soup (Disque Pointu, France)
Cylob – Granular Psychosis (Power Vacuum, UK)
Deceptikon – Vancouver Disco (Project Mooncircle, Germany)
Schwarzwalder Flötender, um 1830 – Zwei Tanzweisen
Drehorgel aus den Vogesen, etwa 1840
Piano-Forte-Spieluhr von Nicol Freres, etwa 1850 – Zwei Stucke (Siegfrieds Mechanisches Musikkabinett, Germany)
Terakaft – Karambani (Outhere Records, Germany)
Thundercat – Them Changes (Brainfeeder, UK)
The Fabulous Three – Nightbird (Truth & Soul, USA)
Helm – I Exist in a Fog (Pan, Germany)
Damaged Bug – Jet in Jungle (Castle Face, USA)

#50 – Pye Corner Audio, Gum Takes Tooth, Dreadsquad, Graffiti Island

The same number of tracks as usual, squeezed into a tight 56 minute podcast. The main cause is Anthony’s desire for punchy, danceable music this week, although that’s not the impression you’d get from the opener – the blinding, epic Mirrors Fold from the brilliant Gum Takes Tooth. Elsewhere we’ve got the new one from Pye Corner Audio, we’ve also got the latest from Polish digidub producer Dreadsquad, a haunting tribute to the wonderful Jean Ritchie and much more

Tracklisting
1.Mirrors Fold – Gum Takes Tooth (Tigertrap Records, UK)
2.Bamboo Disco – Yellow Peril Disco Group (Fresh Up Records, UK)
3.Machines are Obsolete – Pye Corner Audio (Ghost Box, UK)
4.The Cuckoo She’s a Pretty Bird – Jean Ritchie
5.The Martingale Theory (Prod Senz Beats) – Rorkid (self-release, UK)
6.Apriétalo – Conjunto Papa Upa (Music With Soul! Records, Netherlands)
7.Children Of The Emperor – Albert Malawi (Uprising, Jamaica)
8.Capricorno – Amedeo Tommasi (Editions Giaguaro, Italy)
9.Boom Sound – Dreadsquad feat. Kojo Neatness (Superfly Studio, Poland)
10.Long neck tribe – Graffiti Island (Paradise Vendors Inc., UK)

#49 – Supersonic Festival special

Supersonic festival kicks off in Birmingham, UK this Thursday. Anthony and Gareth celebrate the wonderfully diverse line-up in this week’s podcast. Opening up with a new track from 70s post-punk legends The Pop Group, we also dive into great artists performing from London to Ethiopian, stopping off with Welsh experimentation, Danish improvisation and Swedish pop along the way. www.supersonicfestival.com

Tracklisting
1.Citizen Zombie – The Pop Group (Freaks R Us, UK)
2.Wrong – Apostle
3.Russians (live from the lake in jazz house) – Liima (4AD, UK)
4.Cold – The Bug & Earth (Ninja Tune, UK)
5.Common Objects – Angharad Davies (Another Timbre, UK)
6.Hyperborea – Flamingods (Shape Records, UK)
7.Keep Some Hope – Wildbirds & Peacedrums (The Leaf Label, UK)
8.Futura Grotesk – Tomaga (Hands In The Dark, UK)
9.Gojam – Afework Nigussie
10.Cat Call – Ravioli Me Away (Upset the Rhythm, UK)

#48 – Dokkerman & the Turkeying Fellaz, The Gaslamp Killer, The Four Owls, Dele Sosimi

We’re getting a little bit funky this week following a couple of episodes looking on the weirder side of music. From the opening afro-tinged funk of Hungary’s Dokkerman & the Turkeying Fellaz’s new LP through Germany’s Tramp Records, to the closing refrain of Joe Baatan’s brilliant Aftershower Funk – recently repressed through Soul Jazz – we’ve got danceable numbers all the way through. We stop off in the middle with the new record from Fela Kuti collaborator Dele Sosimi’s new one through Wah Wah 45s, and also have new ones from Scottish artists Clade and Happy Meals, a fuzzy piece of brilliance from unsigned Birmingham act Tiny Rockets, Stearica’s latest track, some UK Hip Hop from The Four Owls, a modern classic from The Gaslamp Killer, and a reissue of a £300 classic slight of sexy soul from Sharon Revoal coming from Nik Weston and Mukatsuku – get funky!

Tracklisting
1.Illegal Move – Dokkerman & the Turkeying Fellaz (Tramp Records, Germany)
2.Nissim – The Gaslamp Killer (Brainfeeder, USA)
3.Silent Flight – The Four Owls (High Focus Records, UK)
4.Vietnamese Piano – Clade (self-release, UK)
5.E Go Betta (Radio Edit) – Dele Sosimi (Wah Wah 45s, UK)
6.Altered Images – Happy Meals (Night School Records, UK)
7.Reaching for our Star – Sharon Revoal (Mukatsuku, UK)
8.Halite – Stearica (Monotreme Records, UK)
9.Final – Tiny Rockets (self-release, UK)
10.Aftershower Funk – Joe Baatan (Soul Jazz Records, UK)