Chemikal Underground

2015 retrospective

Our parting gift for 2015, an edited three hour version of our 2015 retrospectives. Featuring some of the best music from independent artists and record labels this year.

Thank you for listening to the Independent Music Podcast in 2015, see you again in 2016

Tracklisting
Workin’ Man Noise Unit – With Love Supreme (Riot Season, UK)
Maffi & Peter King – Bad Memory (Jahtari, Germany)
EEK – Mouled El Ghoul (Nashazphone, Egypt)
Ramson Badbonez – Getdafucoutta Here ft. King Kashmere IV (Boot Records, UK)
Colin Stetson and Sarah Neufeld – With the Dark Hug of Time (Constellation Records, USA)
Dokkerman & the Turkeying Fellaz – Mango Season (Tramp Records, Germany)
Hey Colossus – Hey, Dead Eyes, Up! (Rocket Recordings, UK)
Metropolitan Soul Museum – Ruff Trk 4 (self-release, UK)
The Gaslamp Killer Experience – Apparitions (self-release, USA)
Stand High Patrol – Sleep on it (Stand High Records, France)
Onom Agemo & the Disco Jumpers – Trudy the Monster (Agogo Records, Germany)
Taman Shud – Viper Smoke (Trashmouth Records)
Miss Red – What Would You Like (self-release, Israel)
The Brother Moves On – Shiyanomayini (self-release, South Africa)
Euros Childs – Machine (National Elf Records, UK)
Teeth of the Sea – Field Punishment (Rocket Recordings, UK)
Swindle – Global Dance (ft. Flowdan and Mungo’s Hi-Fi) (Butterz, UK)
Emanative – As of Yet (Brownswood Recordings, UK)
DJ Khalab & Baba Sissoko – Kumu (Wonderwheel Recordings, USA)
Girl Band – Paul (Rough Trade Records, UK)
Susso – Bani (self-release, UK)
Commodo Gantz Kahn – Bitchcraft (Deep Medi Musik, UK)
L’Orange & Jeremiah Jae – Taken by the Night (Mello Music Group, USA)
The Comet is Coming – Neon Baby (The Leaf Label, UK)
Jane Weaver – Argent (Bird Records, UK)
Ela Orleans – City of Dis (HB Recordings, UK)
Senyawa – Gaib (Morphine Records, Germany)
Shit and Shine – Goat $hit (Rocket Recordings, UK)
Roger Robinson – Dis Side Ah Town (Jahtari, Germany)
Bill Wells & Aidan Moffat – The Tangle of Us (Chemikal Underground, UK)

#74 – 2015 retrospective (best of) part three

The final part of our 2015 retrospective is somewhat slower. With stunning hushed Scottish tones, London poetry mixed with German digidub, LA hip hop, and a digital release that has a vinyl release earmarked for 2016. Thank you for all your support this year – see you in 2016!

Tracklisting
Susso – Bani (self-release, UK)
Commodo Gantz Kahn – Bitchcraft (Deep Medi Musik, UK)
L’Orange & Jeremiah Jae – Taken by the Night (Mello Music Group, USA)
The Comet is Coming – Neon Baby (The Leaf Label, UK)
Jane Weaver – Argent (Bird Records, UK)
Ela Orleans – City of Dis (HB Recordings, UK)
Senyawa – Gaib (Morphine Records, Germany)
Shit and Shine – Goat $hit (Rocket Recordings, UK)
Roger Robinson – Dis Side Ah Town (Jahtari, Germany)
Bill Wells & Aidan Moffat – The Tangle of Us (Chemikal Underground, UK)

Listen to the rest of our 2015 best of:
Part one
Part two
3hr edited version

#39 – Mumdance, The Wharves, Damaged Bug, Gnod

A fascinating week of releases to bring the podcast back after a three year break, we’re opening with an astounding track from the new Bill Wells and Aidan Moffat LP and over the hour take in lost afrobeat, unreleased 60s soul, cellphone African rap and the new one from Thee Oh Sees’ John Dwyer. Music from across the globe and across genres, it’s a mind-blowing selection of tracks.

Tracklisting
1.Lock up your Lambs – Bill Wells & Aidan Moffat (Chemikal Underground, UK)
2.Topix – Unik Ubik (Love Mazout, Belgium)
3.The Mirror – Damaged Bug (Castle Face Records, USA)
4.Yere Yira – Papito ft Iba One (Sahel Sounds, USA)
5.Osaka Ranti – Orlando Julius and the Afro Sounders (Voodoo Funk, USA)
6.Oh love is teasing – Jean Ritchie
7.Take Time ft Novelist – Mumdance (Rinse, UK)
8.The World is Good – Gnod (God Unknown Records, UK)
9.Take me to your leader – The Sharpees (Secret Stash Records, USA)
10.Faultline – The Wharves (Gringo Records, UK)

#23 – Becoming Real, Shady Bard, Mariner’s Children, Darren Hayman

Short and sweet this week, but at least Anthony’s back with a batch of records to mix it up a bit. Recorded in the noisy basement of London’s ‘The Slaughtered Lamb’, this week’s podcast brings together tropical funk, moany folk, multiple electronics and a song about bears…

Tracklisting
1.Like Me (feat. Trim) – Becoming Real (Not Even Records, UK)
2.Andrew’s Break – AlgoRythmiK (Freshly Squeezed Music, UK)
3.Walls – The Phantom Band (Chemikal Underground, UK)
4.Bears – Shady Bard (Forest Industries, UK)
5.Asylum (David Holmes Remix) – Not Squares (The Richter Collective, UK)
6.Sloths on TV – Super Adventure Club (Armellodie Records, UK)
7.It carved your name into the ground – The Mariner’s Children (Broken Sound Music, UK)
8.Dagenham Ford – Darren Hayman (Fortuna Pop!, UK)

#8 – Ital Tek, Meursault, Ty Segall, Hounds of Hate

From Thai pop to heavy dub to sunshine pop, the weather is inconsequential to what the Independent Music Podcast puts out! As usual, a selection of the most interesting new independent record releases this week, featuring music you know, music you don’t and 100% fantastic tunes

Tracklisting
1.Neon Arc – Ital tek (Planet Mu, UK)
2.Dreaming – Allo, darlin’ (Fortuna Pop!, UK)
3.One Day This’ll All be Fields – Meursault (Song, By Toad, UK)
4.Water World – Sam Spence (Finders Keepers Records, UK)
5.Just Once Before – Grape Smugglers (self-release, UK)
6.Caesar – Ty Segall (Goner Records, USA)
7.I Like Triangles – Hounds of Hate (Back Yard Recordings, UK)
8.John Lawman – Roky Erickson & Okkervil River (Chemikal Underground, UK)
9.Beehive Heart – Thomas Truax (SL Records, UK)
10.Headspace – Bronze Medallists (Earmusic Records, UK)
11.Pee Lah (Heartbreak Hotel) – Sakarin Boonpit (Subliminal Sounds, Sweden)