Episodes of the Independent Music Podcast

#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...

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#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...

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#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...

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#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,...

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#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...

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#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....

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#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)...

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#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...

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Bonus #8 – Video Game Music

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#226 – Carla Del Forno, Sunn O))), Prince Fatty, Altın Gün, Otoboke Beaver

Some absolutely blistering music this week, ranging from excitable Japanese punk from the brilliant Otoboke Beaver, to intense French black metal, stopping off via Turkish psych, Polish pop, beautiful sun-filled reggae and much more. Tracklisting Dolenz – Pull ft. Guilty Simpson (Exit Records, UK) Otoboke Beaver おとぼけビ〜バ〜 – 脱・日陰の女 datsu, hikage no onna (Damnably, UK)...

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#225 – DJ Haram, SPAZA, Astrosuka, Anatolian Weapons, HELM

Some real otherworldly business occurring on this week’s podcast. Abstract sounds from Thailand, from Brazil, and Argentina dovetail nicely with fantastic new jazz sounds from South Africa. There’s also African reggae via Glasgow, synth duals out of Kampala, punk rock from the UK and a great deal more. Tracklisting Stalawa, Blessed San – Traitor (Scotch...

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#224 – Amnesia Scanner & Bill Kouligas, Jan St Werner, Lena Raine, Bogdan Raczynski, My Disco

The usual blend of abstract noises coming from across the globe this week. There’s Lebanese belly dance music punctuated with Polish breakcore, experimentation from the magnificent Amnesia Scanner, amongst pleasant indie rock, video game music, and abrasive noise. Tracklisting Scalping – Satan II (Council Records, UK) Amnesia Scanner & Bill Kouligas – Lexachast VIII (PAN...

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Bonus #7 – vinyl treasures

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#223 – Minyo Crusaders, Dylan Henner, BIG|BRAVE, Cochemea, Mahatma X

From Japanese Cumbia, mill town hip hop, and Viennese experimental music, there’s a whole bunch of goodness to chomp down on through this week’s podcast. We have banging house music, droney, beautiful experimentation, punk rock and loads more Tracklisting Mahatma X – RUPT (Home Assembly Music, UK) BIG|BRAVE – Sibling (Southern Lord, USA) Dutch Courage...

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#222 – Laura Cannell, UKAEA, Gnoomes, Rōnin Arkestra, Sikka Rymes

The brilliant Metro Crowd LP on Maple Death Records is a journey in its own right, and its opening track – a dubby, abstract corker – kicks us on our own journey this week. It’s a trip that takes in forward-looking techno, French dancehall, twisted LA dubs, Irish jazz, experimental violinists and Russian punk. Tracklisting...

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#221 – Holly Herndon, Yung Bae, Jonnie Common, Terminal Cheesecake, Spill Gold

Just some of the best music around right now, kicking your week into action with some high tempo, high feeling disco from Yung Bae, then driving through a selection of psych, Tunisian dance music, stunning Scottish experimental music, UK hiphop and outrageous non-dance music out of Africa Tracklisting Yung Bae – Don’t Stop w/Flamingosis (My...

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#220 – Madlib, Oh No, Vanishing Twin, Drahla, Andrew Liles, Sly & the Family Drone

A mix of the unusual and wonderful this week – and that’s just the 50-minute cover of 70s power ballad Without You by Nurse With Wound experimentalist Andrew Liles featuring writer and Quietus editor John Doran. We also have a new one from the peerless hiphop producer Madlib, some heavy bass from The Bug, synthpop...

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#219 – HAAi, Merlin Nova, Centrum, Bajram Bili, Jatinder Singh Durhailay & Suren Seneviratne

There are a few sound issues in this week’s show due to technical issues… sorry about that! Another week with slow, contemplative, exquisite sounds from across the globe. It all starts with Moroccan field recordings spliced into excellent techno, we have Japanese experiments, drones about water heating appliances and a whole lot more Tracklisting HAAi...

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#218 – Tzusing, USA Nails, Leafcutter John, Mana, Asher Levitas

From Ukrainian grime to Japanese Geisha music, you’re in for an unusual journey through this week’s podcast. Between those two stops we have new noise from ex-Future of the Left and Kong member project USA Nails, Chinese techno from Tzusing, stunning modern classical from Austria’s Martin Ptak, reggae out of Jamaica and Devon and a...

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#217 – Theon Cross, L’orgasme Masochiste, Pye Corner Audio, Black Chama, Matmos

After the mellow nature of last week’s podcast, this week we’ve dug out a bit more of the nasty. Not least some cracking synth-led sounds from Serbia, Uruguay, and Israel. We also have new ones from old favourites Pye Corner Audio and Matmos amongst tuba toting Theon Cross, Indonesian house and loads more. Tracklisting Stevie...

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#216 – Cucina Povera, Bell Lungs, Saba Alizadeh, Black Bombaim, Faten Kanaan

Taking ambience to the extreme this week, there is a lot of beautiful music on podcast 216, not least the absolute exquisite records from Cucina Povera and Faten Kanaan. Amongst the picks this week is Iranian spike fiddle, screaming Scottish acapellas, sound recordings from the Argentinian jungle and more. Tracklisting Black Bombaim w/Jonathan Saldanha –...

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Bonus #6 – more old favourites

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#215 – AK/DK, Chupame El Dedo, Bruxa Maria, Nihiloxica, Lower Slaughter

If you’re looking for unusual sounds, you don’t have to search far into this week’s podcast. The opening noise of Colombian noiseniks Chupame El Dedo (trans. Suck the Finger) is the type of tropical Cumbia you won’t find anywhere else.  Moving on from that this week, there is stunning dub music from the exceptionally exciting...

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#214 – Slikback, King Midas Sound, Housewives, Cocaine Piss, Mighty Lord Deathman

Rare new sounds from the underground on this week’s show as we have self-released experimental Mapuche music from Chile, field recordings from Indonesia, and intense music from Kenyan producer Slikback.  TracklistingCocaine Piss – Pretty Pissed (Hypertension Records, Belgium)Tecnología Para Ser Libres – Nguillatun (self-release, Chile)King Midas Sound – You Disappear (Cosmo Rhythmatic, Germany)Aesop Rock &...

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#213 – Tanya Tagaq, USA/Mexico, Deafkids, William Tyler, Krikor

On this week’s show we kick things off with the latest weird hiphop drop from Germany’s Prrrrrrr Records, we have pleasant jazz from Norway, beautiful guitar from William Tyler, an early contender for record of the year from Krikor, and some hefty noise from all corners. Tracklistingedac – onto (Prrrrrrr Records, Germany)William Tyler – Call...

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