Colin Stetson

#209 – Favourites of 2018 (not the best of 2018) – part one

Even though we sit here having played music from 390 releases this year, we feel a bit uneasy producing a ‘best of’ 2018 when there’s still so much great music we haven’t heard.

But from what we have heard there are so many highlights to cram into three shows of favourites. This first one gets us going with the blistering track from Sophie’s phenomenal Oil of Every Pearl’s Uninsides LP on Transgressive. Across the first ten tracks we take in a third play from the 700 Bliss cassette, Anna von Hausswolff’s sublime LP, middle eastern techno, Kenya glitches, a track from a ballet and a lot more.

More great highlights coming next week… just don’t call it a best of.

Tracklisting
Sophie – Ponyboy (Transgressive Records, UK)
700 Bliss – Cosmic Slop (Halcyon Veil, USA / Don Giovanni Records, USA)
Colin Stetson – Fallout (Anacapamusic, USA)
Jlin – The Abyss of Doubt (Planet Mu, UK)
Anna von Hausswolff – The Mysterious Vanishing of Electra (City Slang, Germany)
Ko Shin Moon & Simple Symmetry – Halay (Cornelius Doctor Lonley Mix) (Hard Fist, France)
Lucrecia Dalt – Tar (RVNG Intl, USA)
Slikback – Bantu Zen (Hakuna Kulala, Uganda)
Gazelle Twin – Better in My Day (Anti-Ghost Moon Ray, UK)
WaqWaq Kingdom – Ceremony of Vision (Jahtari, Germany)

#204 – Colin Stetson, Parly B, Lafidki, Workin’ Man Noise Unit, Onom Agemo & The Disco Jumpers

This week our selection of new exciting music starts us off in Germany, where Berlin quintet Onom Agemo & The Disco Jumpers have a new afrobeat-flavoured record to get us going. Elsewhere we have more danceable music from the Capo Verde, Cambodian techno, South Yorkshire dancehall, Danish acid and lots more.

Tracklisting
Onom Agemo & The Disco Jumpers – Super Cannes (Agogo Records, Germany)
Claiana – Bizness (Favela Discos, Portugal)
E-Talking – Telephone Rose (Whities, UK)
Colin Stetson – Relapse (Anacapamusic, USA)
Parly B – You Mi a Look (ft Mungo’s Hi Fi & Charlie P) (Scotch Bonnet, UK)
Workin’ Man Noise Unit – Sloucher (Riot Season Records, UK)
Lafidki – The Ceremony of the Drowned (Bezirk / Chinabot, UK)
Anchorsong – Testimony (Tru Thoughts, UK)
Karsten Pflum – Red Roof (Moniker Eggplant, Germany)
Caterina Barbieri – We Access Only a Fraction (Important Records, USA)

#129 – Miss Red, The Bug vs Earth, Jane Weaver, Ramson Badbonez

After some hazy sounds last week, we’re altogether more upbeat this week. You wouldn’t guess so with the opening track from Sax droner Colin Stetson, but with tracks from Miss Red, Moor Mother, Ramson Badbonez, and lost disco cats Teakwood, there’s plenty in here to get you going.

Tracklisting
Colin Stetson – Spindrift (Kartel Music Group, UK)
Miss Red – Lock off the Dance (Soul Jazz Records, UK)
Jane Weaver – Slow Motion (Fire Records, UK)
Ramson Badbonez – The Pick & Mix Experience (self-release, UK)
Moor Mother – By The Light (Don Giovanni Records, USA)
Waipod Phetsuphan – Ding Ding Dong (Paradise Bangkok, Thailand)
Left Hand Cuts off the Right – Void of Heaven (Box Records, UK)
Jaubi – Her Smile Made Me Smile (Astigmatic Records, UK)
The Bug vs Earth – Snakes vs Rats (Ninja Tune, UK)
Teakwood – Powerplay (Tramp Records, Germany)

#86 – Diminished Men, Novelist, Maher Shalal Hash Baz, IXTAB

Anthony is back this week and he has some great music with him, including new ones from Diminished Men and Colin Stetson. Gareth adds new ones from grime maestro Novelist and French odd-pop oddballs Gablé. There’s also new tunes from Japenese art collective Maher Shalal Hash Baz, gnarly techno enthusiasts IXTAB, Bitchin Bajas & Bonnie Prince Billy, Australian producer Swell, heavy rockers Black Mountain, and Tel-Aviv producers Calo Wood

Tracklisting
Diminished Men – Oistros Dolorous (Abduction Records, USA)
Novelist – Hoax [Ruff Sound Movement] (self-released, UK)
Colin Stetson – Sorrow III (extract I) (52Hz, USA)
Gablé – Tropicool (Ici d’Ailleurs, France)
Maher Shalal Hash Baz – Haarp (OSR, USA)
IXTAB – Dbl-Vis (Bezirk, Latvia)
Bitchin Bajas & Bonnie Prince Billy – Despair is Criminal (Drag City, USA)
Swell – We’ll Both be out Soon (self-release, Australia)
Black Mountain – Mothers of the Sun (Jagjaguwar, USA)
Calo Wood starring Ester Rada – Diving Shadows (Raw Tapes, Israel)

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)

#72 – 2015 retrospective (best of) part one

The most wonderful time of the year! Gareth and Anthony dig through a fabulous year of music to bring you three episodes of great, perhaps forgotten music that has come out this year. Did you hear the one with the classically trained Egyptian pianist with two drummers? or the Hungarian afrobeat? or the Rastafarian who has a bad memory and speaks to two Danish producers about it? Well get stuck in to the first of our retrospectives

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)

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

#63 – Master Musicians of Bukkake, Colin Stetson & Sarah Neufeld, Bastien Keb, Workin’ Man Noise Unit

This week there are incredible new and forthcoming releases from the likes of Workin’ Man Noise Unit, Okzharp and Master Musicians of Bukkake. We also have new experimental music from Norway, library jazz from London as well as a live recording from Colin Stetson & Sarah Neufeld and great noise from Russia, and old releases from Silver Apples and Irmin Schmidt.

Tracklisting
Bastien Keb – Doodlebag (One-Handed Music, UK)
Workin’ Man Noise Unit – With Love Supreme (Riot Season, UK)
Okzharp – Dear Ribane (Hyperdub, UK)
Silver Apples – Tabouli Noodle (Whirlybird Records, USA)
My Disco – King Sound (Temporary Residence Limited, USA)
Irmin Schmidt‎ & Bruno Spoerri – The Seven Game (Spoon Records, Germany)
Jono El Grande – Bach’s Beach (Rune Grammofon, Norway)
Jars – НЕСКОНЧАЕМЫЙ КАЙФ (self-release, Russia)
Master Musicians of Bukkake – The Circle is Binding (Important Records, USA)
Colin Stetson & Sarah Neufeld – With The Dark Hug of Time (Live) (Constellation Records, USA)

#42 – Colin Stetson & Sarah Neufeld, Mutamassik, Ata Kak, Bernard Fevre

Lots of rare, innovative and new music in the hour this week. We have new releases from Egyptian/Italian/New York producer Mutamassik, Bardo Pond, Colin Stetson and Arcade Fire’s Sarah Neufeld. There are new reissues from Parisian electro pioneer Bernard Fevre and a previously extremely rare Ghanian record from Ata Kak. Throw in a spectacular piece from Sun Ra and John Coltrane collaborator Pharaoh Sanders, a live recording from the inimitable David Thomas Broughton and a rare slice of explicit 80s disco and you have another hour’s genre mash-up of the highest quality.

Tracklisting
1.When the Shit Hits the fan – Master Boogie’s Song and Dance (West End Records, USA)
2.The Rest of Us – Colin Stetson & Sarah Neufeld (Constellation Records, USA)
3.Long Beards – Mutamassik (Discrepant, UK)
4.Drifting Snow – David Thomas Broughton (self-release, UK)
5.Prince of Peace – Pharaoh Sanders (Jazzman Records, UK)
6.Daa Nyinaa – Ata Kak (Awesome Tapes from Africa, USA)
7.Weekee Way – Bernard Fevre (Lo Recordings, UK)
8.Music is the Healing Force of the Universe – Bardo Pond (Fire Records, UK)