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#164 – Bjork, Equiknoxx, TOKiMONSTA, Euros Childs

Delicate, brilliant electronics dominate this week’s podcast, from downtempo brilliance of TOKiMONSTA through to dancehall dub forward-thinking purveyors Equiknoxx we have a lot of spectacular sounds. There are new tunes from Bjork and Euros Childs, as well as hefty rock from Godflesh, jazz breaks from Hello Skinny and loads of great new independent music

Tracklisting
Hello Skinny – Mr. P.Z. (Brownswood Recordings, UK)
Equiknoxx – Kareece Put Some Thread in a Zip Lock (DDS Records, UK)
Godflesh – Post Self (Avalanche Recordings, UK)
Euros Childs – My Colander (National Elf, UK)
Bjork – Blissing Me (One Little Indian, UK)
Black Zone Myth Chant – Their Love for You (Editions Gravats, France)
URUK – I Leave a Silver Trail Through Blackness (Consouling Sounds, Belgium)
Jay Glass Dubs – Magazine Dub (Ecstatic, UK)
TOKiMONSTA – Bibimbap (Young Art Records, USA)
Sačquiel Måtaton – Zeboul (Shimmering Moods Records, Netherlands)

#163 – Mica Levi, GAIKA, Jun Kamoda, Pauline Anna Strom

On the show this week we kick off with a banger with the new EP from Japan’s Jun Kamoda. Along the way towards Oscar-nominee Mica Levi’s new soundtrack we touch on modern classical, Lithuanian avant pop, tambutronics, heavy rock and a whole loft of hefty bass music.

Tracklisting
Jun Kamoda – Body & Soul (Black Acre, UK)
Drunk in Hell – Sick Sick Sex (Burning World Records, Netherlands)
Pauline Anna Strom – Energies (RVNG Intl., USA)
NSRD – Kastanis (Chestnut) (Stroom.tv, Belgium)
Kuenta i Tambu – Bon Bon (Buchi Records, Netherlands)
Oneida – Town Crier (Joyful Noise Recordings, USA)
Sebastian Reynolds (with Solo Collective) – Ascension (Nonostar Records, Germany)
GAIKA – BATTALION ft. Miss Red (Warp Records, UK)
Woven Skull – The Cracking of the Limbs (God Unknown Records, UK)
Mica Levi – Interlude 2 (DDS Records, UK)

#104 – Gruff Rhys, Equiknoxx, Jonny Sender, Gaika

We may kick off this week’s show with the delicate stylings of the ever-excellent Gruff Rhys and his new record, but we soon crack on with playing exceptional experimental contemporary electronics – from the sublime Gaika to Jamaican avant-dancehall specialists Equiknoxx. On this week’s journey we stop off to take in Wrongtom’s mindblowing remix of General Levy, experimental italo disco from Jolly Mare, Dutch-African punk from The Ex, new music from Leo Abrahams, Hieroglyphic Being, Jonny Sender, and some reissued South African funk via Cultures of Soul.

Tracklisting
Gruff Rhys – Set Fire to the Stars (Twisted Nerve Records, UK)
Gaika – 3D (Warp Records, UK)
General Levy – Incredible (Wrongtom Remix) (Nice Up! Records, UK)
Leo Abrahams and Chris Vatalaro – AA5 (Trestle Records, UK)
Jolly Mare – Hotel Riviera (feat. Lucia Manca) (Bastard Jazz, USA)
Getatchew Mekuria & The Ex & Friends – Aha Gedawo (Terp Records, Netherlands)
Jonny Sender – Zhivago Zhivago (Codek Records, Switzerland)
Equiknoxx – A Rabbit Spoke To Me When I Woke Up (DDS Records)
Harari – Party (Cultures of Soul, USA)
Hieroglyphic Being – Sepulchral Offerings (Technicolour Records, UK)