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#150 – Meridian Brothers, Circuit Des Yeux, Ty Segall, Shabazz Palaces

A stunning selection this week, kicking off with Colombia’s finest Meridian Brothers, we touch upon experimental pop of Circuit des Yeux, a fabulous collaboration between podcast favourites Hieroglyphic Being, Sarathy Korwar and Shabaka Hutchings, and the brutal punk of Lower Slaughter. We also have great new hiphop, jazz breaks, garage rock, and lost Somali tapes

Tracklisting
Meridian Brothers – Estaré Alegre, No Estaré Triste (Soundway Records, UK)
Circuit Des Yeux – Paper Bag (Drag City, USA)
Sleep Terminal – Angry Cunning Lizard Brain (The Audacious Art Experiment, UK)
Hieroglyphic Being, Sarathy Korwar & Shabaka Hutchings – The Doctrines Of Swedenborg (Techinicolour Records, UK)
Tubby Tooba – Bring the Needle Down (Dpercussion Recordings, UK)
Lower Slaughter – Bone Meal (Box Records, UK)
Aamina Camaari – Rag waa Nacab iyo Nasteexo (Men are Cruel and Kind) (Ostinato Records, USA)
Shabazz Palaces – Welcome to Quazarz (Sub Pop Records, USA)
Ty Segall – Big Man (self-release, USA)
Sothiac – ON (self-release, Italy)

#123 – Roger Robinson & Disrupt, Ty Segall, Paper Hats, Blanck Mass

Our first show of 2017 shows that not all things change with time. Ten tracks of wonderful independent music, from the Bollywood-soaked garage punk of Doctors & Engineers to the experimental electronics of Blanck Mass, stopping off for an exclusive first play from the new Roger Robinson and Disrupt record, new Ty Segall, a new Kiki Hitomi and Dead Fader collaboration and much more.

Tracklisting
Doctors & Engineers – Karle Pyar Karle (Love Imperative) (self-release, USA)
Micall Parknsun – Practice (Boot Records, UK)
Paper Hats – Tana (self-release, Belgium)
Ty Segall – Orange Color Queen (Drag City, USA)
Shogun – Vulcan
Ekambi Brilliant – Aboki (Mon Copain) (Africa Seven, UK)
NoinoNoinoNoino – Wash Me Away (Caoutchou Records, Belgium)
Idris Ackamoor and the Pyramids – Tinoge Ya Ta’a Ba Pt. 1 & 2 (Philophon, Germany)
Roger Robinson & Disrupt – Dog Heart City (Jahtari, Germany)
Blanck Mass – Please (Sacred Bones Records, USA)

#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)

#79 – Thee Oh Sees, Gnod, Tomppabeats, Golden Rules

After an electronics heavy podcast last week, you don’t get many more fantastic guitar acts than those that feature on this week’s Independent Music Podcast. From new tracks from San Francisco friends Thee Oh Sees and Ty Segall, to Manchester’s ever magnificent Gnod and the immense sounds of Sheffield’s Blood Sport. We also have odd electronics from Basic Rhythm, techno from Route 8, Kora-gorgeousness from Stranded Horse, light-touch Finnish hip hop from Tomppabeats, heavier-touch hip hop from Golden Rules and the latest from the Sofrito Super Singles club.

Tracklisting
Thee Oh Sees – Fortress (Castle Face Records, USA)
Route 8 – The Sunrise in her Eyes (Lobster Theremin, UK)
Stranded Horse – Monde (Talitres, France)
Blood Sport – Reflective Orange (Blast First Petite, UK)
Tomppabeats – I Want to Tell You I Love You but I Can’t
Tomppabeats – You’re Cute (self-release, Finland)
Gnod – The Mirror (Rocket Recordings, UK)
Basic Rhythm – Raw Trax (Weekend Rush) (Type Records, UK)
Alma Negra – Mageko (Sofrito, UK)
Ty Segall – Squealer (Drag City, USA)
Golden Rules – The Let Down (Lex Records, UK/USA)

#67 – Kill the Vultures, Blanck Mass, Moss Lime, Joanna Newsom

From unreleased 80s Scottish post-punk, to Canadian rock, to Brazilian funk, we’ve got another fantastically varied ten tracks for your week. New tracks from Joanna Newson, Ukandanz, Witch, Moss Lime, Blanck Mass, and Kill the Vultures highlight another Independent Music Podcast

Tracklisting
Boots for Dancing – The Pleasure Chant (Athens of the North, UK)
Ukandanz – Endè Yérusalem (self-release, Ethiopia)
Witch – Flec (Leyla Records, Netherlands)
The Brother Moves On – Shiyanomayini (self-release, South Africa)
Moss Lime – I Always Get What I Want (Telephone Explosion, Canada)
Blanck Mass – The Great Confuso (pt. 1) (Sacred Bones Records, USA)
Kill the Vultures – Shake Your Bones (Totally Gross National Product, USA)
Big Black – Live in a Hole (Ruthless Records, USA)
Toni Tornado – Bochechuda (Cultures of Soul, USA)
Joanna Newsom – Divers (Drag City, USA)