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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)

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

#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)

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

#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)

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

#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)

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

#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)

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

#250 – Liturgy, The Mauskovic Dance Band, Pulled By Magnets, Baby Val & Paco Pack, Luminous Bodies

Over 250 episodes, the Independent Music Podcast has promoted 3,200 independent artists and record labels. On episode 250, we’re doing nothing more than continuing to promote the most interesting artists from across the globe.

We start off with one of our favourite new labels out of Germany – Edelfaul – who have twisted krautrocky experimentation for us, we move swiftly through the gears, with drone jazz, abstract footwork, dark neoclassical, cumbia, plunderphonics and a whole lot more.

Tracklisting
Atomvulkan Britz – Britzkrieg Bop (Edelfaul Recordings, Germany)
Pulled By Magnets – Invite Them In (Tak:til, Germany)
Baby Val & Paco Pack – Bloody Skies (FTP Records, Germany)
Scorn – Never Let It Be Said (Ohm Resistance, USA)
Elizabeth Joan Kelly – Baleen Executioner (self-release, USA)
Luminous Bodies – Choices (Box Records, UK)
The Mauskovic Dance Band – Take The Money (Octopus Version) (Les Disques Bongo Joe, Switzerland)
Nnja Riot – Mefiti Beats (self-release, UK)
C&LG – That One Dude Who Decided That His Post-Hardcore Band Will Really Prosper From Experimenting With Their Sound Is Really Gay (Pole Younger, Russia)
Liturgy – HAJJ (YLYLCYN, USA)

 

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Bonus #10 – Funkathon Disco Special

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#249 – Rachael Dadd, Brother Ali & Pharoahe Monch, Tippa Lee & Naram, Extnddntwrk, Night Tempo

Musical interval training is the feel of this week’s podcast, as we take sharp, sudden shifts from extraordinarily uptempo high-NRG tunes to extraordinarily low-NRG stunners. We’ve got Korean future funk, abstract electronics from one half of Sleaford Mods, New Zealand dancehall and loads more.

Tracklisting
Sign Libra – Sea of Islands (RVNG Intl, USA)
Night Tempo – Dystopia (self-release, South Korea)
Rachael Dadd – Animal (Memphis Industries, UK)
Brother Ali – Situated (feat. Pharoahe Monch) (Rhymesayers Entertainment, USA)
Extnddntwrk – Gnome (Fourth Dimension, UK)
Tippa Lee & Naram – Down in the Ghetto (Red Robin Records, New Zealand)
Neumes – Kali (self-release, UK)
The Nag’s Head – Cusp (Kit Records, UK)
Craven Faults – Deipkier (The Leaf Label, UK)
Bayview Acid Squirrels – Love is the Slug (Squirrels on Film, 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

#248 – HXXS, Lightning Bolt, Ahadadream, Iona Fortune, Dissemblance

Kick your week off with music from a Thai folk dance before taking in our hour of hefty noise, dub experimentation from Portland, Chinese techno, tip top contemporary bass music and loads more.

Tracklisting
Sebastian Reynolds – Cherd (performed by The Jongkraben Ensemble) (PinDrop Records, UK)
Mike Neaves – Shovelwave (self-release, UK)
HXXS – Double Down (Captured Tracks, USA)
SVB – Kick Up the Mud (Samarbeta, UK)
Heavens Blade – Concrete Rope (self-release, USA)
Iona Fortune – Tóng Rén 同人 (Ecstatic Recordings, UK)
Dissemblance – Capture (Mannequin Records, Germany)
Lightning Bolt – Hüsker Dön’t (Thrill Jockey, USA)
Palace Lido – Used Car (Czaszka (rec.), UK)
Ahadadream – Melty (More Time, UK / R&S 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