Cruel Nature Recordings

#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 – It’s Something We Can All Learn From (self-release, UK)
Jatinder Singh Durhailay & Suren Seneviratne – Petit Oiseau (Poetic Pastel Press, UK)
Takahiro Mukai – #212 (Cruel Nature Recordings, UK)
M. Aviz – Londres (Favela Discos, Portugal)
Merlin Nova – Boiler & I (self-release, UK)
Centrum – Stjärnor (Rocket Recordings, UK)
Bajram Bili – No Fugue (Lumière Noire, France)
Mecánica Popular – Estridentismo (Rub-a-Dub, UK)
Mattias Gustafsson – 4th movement: Allt som andades har tystnat (B.A.A.D.M., Belgium)
Roméo Poirier & Lars Haga Raavand – Kystwerk (Kit Records, UK)

#203 – Meridian Brothers, Nazar, Marie Davidson, Lokier, Donny McCaslin

You don’t get many better hip wigglers than Colombia’s finest Meridian Brothers, whose latest slice of cumbian delightfulness gets us going this week. Elsewhere, Gareth has a lot of electronics on the heavier side of the spectrum, not least the Japanese collaboration of Shun Konno and Blind Beast bringing the abrasive. Anthony has amazing, amusing techno from Marie Davidson, afro acid Congolese music, Russian punk and a whole lot more.

Tracklisting
Meridian Brothers y Grupo Renacimiento – La Policia (Names You Can Trust, USA)
Nazar – Enclave (Hyperdub Records, UK)
Marie Davidson – Work It (Ninja Tune, UK)
Make’Em – Trava (Silo Rumor, Portugal)
Mirrored Lips – Мать (Cruel Nature Recordings, UK)
Lokier – Screws in Paradise (Pinkman, Netherlands)
Donny McCaslin – Beast (Motéma Music, USA)
Shun Konno and Blind Beast – 竈馬 (Luau Records, UK)
Zazou Bikaye – Na Kenda (Afro-acid mix) (Crammed Discs, Belgium)
Lueke – Champion (Version) (Editions Gravats, France)

#151 – Liars, Pikacyu-Makoto, Snapped Ankles, Beta Evers

On this week’s show we have a few highlights from Supernormal Festival, with a new release from Afirampo-Acid Mothers Temple collaboration Pikacyu-Makoto and an excellent track from Leeds’ Beards. Elsewhere we have synthwave from Beta Evers, noisy electronics from Liars, the latest from new podcast favourites Snapped Ankles and lots more.

Tracklisting
Liars – Coins in My Caged Fist (Mute Records, USA)
Beta Evers – Hidden (Peripheral Minimal, UK)
Andy Citawarman – A Simple Man (self-release, UK)
Pikacyu-Makoto – Funifunikonefuni (Upset the Rhythm, UK)
Snapped Ankles – Hanging With The Moon (The Leaf Label, UK)
Lovely Wife – Ting (Cruel Nature Recordings, UK)
Beards – Calipers (Ouse Records, UK)
Matt Wellins – Bordeaux (Orange Milk Records, USA)
Dustin Wong & Takako Minekawa – Zaaab (7EP, Japan / Thrill Jockey, USA)
Portico Quarter – A Luminous Beam (Gondwana Records, UK)

#145 – Housewives, Mirrored Lips, Coby Sey, The Showfa

We’re back! After trips to Ibiza, Italy, and Glastonbury, we’re wallowing in a sea of spectacular independent music. From collage to disco, from experimental hip hop to forward-thinking dub, the Independent Music Podcast is back with a bang.

Tracklisting
The Dead Mauriacs – Beauté des Mirages (Discrepant, UK)
Merry – Sparrow Love (Scrimshire Edit) (Dubplate, UK)
Housewives – Excerpt 6 (Rocket Recordings, UK)
Rer Repeter – Another Painful Version (Bokeh Versions, UK)
Coby Sey – All Change (Whities, UK)
Mirrored Lips – S&V (Cruel Nature Records, UK)
The Horrors – Machine (Wolf Tone, UK)
Queen Lean – No Effort (self-release, USA)
Sentidor – Ruínas (Ruins) (Sounds and Colours, UK)
The Showfa – Thankful (Excursions, UK)