Episodes of the Independent Music Podcast

#263 – Jackie Lynn, Spooky-J, Horse Lords, Ko Shin Moon, Dame Area

After the subdued sounds of last week, this time around it is wall-to-wall bangers on the podcast. Whether it is the shake your booty disco from the ever-strong Toy Tonics label, or the unrelenting 180bpm+ of Spooky-J, whichever dancefloor you frequent is going to have a new favourite from our selection. Tracklisting Jackie Lynn –...

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#262 – The Four Owls, Beatrice Dillon, Davaajargal Tsaschikher, Sex Swing, Brodinski x Low Jack

Mispronunciation rules this week’s pod. I mean – you try and pronounce ‘Davaajargal Tsaschikher’ the name of the exceptionally talented Mongolian experimentalist. We have unusual and brilliant music from Ukraine, Niger, and Japan alongside London grime, hiphop and jazz. There’s abstract electronic music, industrial dub, and phenomenal psych – it’s going to be a good...

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#261 – Etran de L’Aïr, Nan Kolè x DJ Tess, Sunny Jain, Lina_Raül Refree, ZOHASTRE

*Note there’s an annoying sound glitch on this week’s podcast – apologies for that* What’s that coming over the hill? It’s two people with a podcast and a whole load of exceptional sounds for your ears. From the galloping intro of Sunny Jain through bassy goodness of Gqom Oh boss Nan Kolè and DJ Tess’...

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#260 – Hilary Woods, Pulled by Magnets, Cheating Spouses Caught On Tape, Dumama & Kechou, Casual Nun

Winter is truly here in the northern hemisphere, and the music on this week’s podcast reflects that. There’s dark experimental music from across the globe, including superb quasi-industrial noise from Argentina and obtuse noise from South Africa. There’s the new one from Hilary Woods, a touch of boogie from Flamingo Pier, and a whole lot...

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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)...

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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....

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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)...

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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 –...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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#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...

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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...

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#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...

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#247 – Bohren & der Club of Gore, Jay Glass Dubs, Keeley Forsyth, Scalping, Zonal & Moor Mother

A bit woozy this week after some blistering music on podcast #246. There are film noir vibes from Germany, rare Obokano music from Kenya, synthpop from Spain, roots reggae from a trio of legendary producers, and loads more. Tracklisting Scalping – Ruptured (Council Records, UK) Crème de Hassan – Song of Dawn (Inversions, UK) Keeley Forsyth...

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#246 – Throwing Snow, Angel Bat Dawid, Teplice, Jahdan Blakkamoore, Sun Ra Arkestra

Heading for the usual extremities this week, flicking between Mexican disco, Chicago jazz, and extreme metal in the first handful of tracks before heading into the deeper realms of sharp Russian punk, off-kilter synth pop, techno, and middle eastern acid. Tracklisting Hotmood – Esta Noche (Star Creature Universal Vibrations, USA) Angel Bat Dawid – Black...

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#245 – Clipping, Shit & Shine, MC Yallah & Debmaster, Roger Robinson, Disrupt

Some of the best tunes of the year in this week’s show, not least the absolute dancefloor smasher from Kenya-based MC Yallah. Elsewhere there hefty industrial sounds from Israel, the latest from the brilliant Clipping, Australian finger-picking folk, noise from Shit & Shine and a whole lot more. Tracklisting I’m Being Good – Furniture With...

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#244 – Pharaoh Overlord, Klein, Anne Müller, Ekoplekz, Fahmi Mursyid

Bristol sounds are high on the agenda for this week’s Independent Music Podcast from the brutal sounds of the new Pinch EP on Berceruse Heroique to the latest from the wonderful Avon Terror Corps project. Elsewhere we have abstract hiphop from Ghana, Hawaiian leftfield music, Finnish krautrock, Argentinian dance music about dinosaurs and loads more....

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#243 – Bonnacons of Doom, Ben Vince & Jacob Samuel, Satanique Samba Trio, Gut Fauna, Trupa Trupa

On the show this week we have the new collaboration between podcast favourites Charles Hayward Laura Cannell, Andre Bosman and Ex Easter Island Head. We have abstract madness from Brazil, punk from Ukraine, the latest from Poland’s Trupa Trupa and a lot more. Tracklisting Bonnacons of Doom – ESUS (Rocket Recordings, UK) Satanique Samba Trio...

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#242 – Innercity Ensemble, YĪN YĪN, Hand & Leg, Mirrored Lips, Somah & Nova

Thank you for continuing to listen and share the podcast, every week we love bringing new music to your ears and this week is no different. We have music from Yemen, avant garde jazz from Russia, Thai funk from the Netherlands, filthy dubstep and a load more… Tracklisting El Khat (القات) – Ya Raiyat (يا...

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#241 – Flohio, WaqWaq Kingdom, Slikback & Hyph11E, Los Pirañas, Jaimie Branch

Panamanian soul, Indonesian experimentation, Colombian acid cumbia, Kenyan industrial, Lewisham grime and a whole lot more, it’s just a standard week of the Independent Music Podcast. We’re also exploring the latest sounds from China, Australia, and France. Tracklisting Electric Capablanca – Karpov Counter (Kit Records, UK) WaqWaq Kingdom – Doggy Bag (Phantom Limb, UK) Flohio...

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