Death is not the End Records

#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 lot more

Tracklisting
Alyona Alyona – Рибки (self-release, Ukraine)
Tzusing – Circa Taipei (PAN Records, Germany)
USA Nails – Smile (Dipped in Gold Recordings, UK, Big Out Records, France, Hex Records, USA)
Martin Ptak – Merging (Col Legno Records, Austria)
Leafcutter John – Yes! Come Parade With Us (Border Community, UK)
Dignitary Stylish & Interrupt – New Idea (Ram Goat Records, UK)
Asher Levitas – Splintered (Too Fucked to Dance, UK)
Mana – Seven Steps Behind (Hyperdub, UK)
Northwest – London (Tempel Arts, UK)
Kouta Katsutaro – Shima No Museum (Death is Not the End, UK)

Thanks to Nick McCorriston for editing this week’s show. Visit his website at nickamc.com and follow him on Twitter @nickamc

#159 – Sea Moss, Daphni, Brokenchord, Helena Hauff

We discover some spectacular music this week, starting with Oregon duo Sea Moss, who bring what we might term industrial funk to this week’s podcast. We’re not great with genre descriptions clearly, which is just as well because our selection is from across the spectrum. We have new music from Caribou’s Daphni, Lithuanian producer Brokenchord, Helena Hauff, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, The Breeders and more.

Tracklisting
Sea Moss – Diurnal Enuresis (Crash Symbols, USA)
Daphni – Face to Face (Jiaolong, Canada)
Brokenchord – Ochra (Black Acre, UK)
Ghold – Ruptured Earth (Head in Sand) (Crypt of the Wizard, UK)
破地獄/Scattered Purgatory – Sand of Sumeru (Guruguru Brain, Netherlands / Japan)
Helena Hauff – Gift (Ninja Tune, UK)
Filthy Huns – Forever Beast (Not Not Fun, USA)
The Breeders – Wait in the Car (4AD, UK)
East of the Valley Blues – Lesser Sunda (Death is Not the End, UK)
Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith – An Intention (Western Vinyl, USA)

#156 – Godspeed You! Black Emperor , Zombie Zombie, AK/DK, Minor Science

We’re hitting the uptempo button this week with blinding new tunes from AK/DK, Zombie Zombie, Graham Dunning and Minor Science alongside some reissued Afrofunk from Cameroon’s Jo Tongo. We also have neo-classical music from Astrïd & Rachel Grimes, the latest from post rock titans Godspeed You! Black Emperor, indie rock from Protomartyr and gorgeous latin music from Esther Suarez and Niña de la Puebla

Tracklisting
AK/DK – Morphology (Little Miss Echo Recordings, UK)
Minor Science – Volumes (Whities, UK)
Esther Suarez – Agua Del Olvido (Little Axe Records, USA)
Zombie Zombie – Livity (Versatile Records, France)
Godspeed You! Black Emperor – Anthem For No State, Pt. III (Constellation Records, Canada)
Niña de la Puebla – Tinieblas (Darkness) (Death is Not the End Records, UK)
Protomartyr – A Private Understanding (Domino Recordings, UK)
Jo Tongo – Funky Feeling (Africa Seven, UK)
Graham Dunning – Suspicious Rhythem (tape version) (Fractal Meat Cuts, UK)
Astrïd & Rachel Grimes – The Herald en Masse (Gizeh Records, UK)