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#202 – Maarja Nuut, Sarathy Korwar, Part Chimp, Alma Negra, Dreadsquad

This week we’re keeping it local to where we record the podcast, with eight of our ten tracks being released on UK-based record labels. That doesn’t stop the international flavour of the artists though, and Estonia’s Maarja Nuut has just released a record that is amongst the best we’ve heard all year.

We also have Polish sci-fi dubs from Dreadsquad released via Glasgow’s Scotch Bonnet Records, we have London-based Indian jazz musician Sarathy Korwar, noisy new tracks from Part Chimp and Blóm and a whole lot more.

Tracklisting
Baïkonour – Runner I (Embassy Recordings, UK)
Maarja Nuut & Ruum – Haned Kadunud (130701 Records, UK)
Dreadsquad – Space (Scotch Bonnet Records, UK)
UUUU – Electric Blanket (Editions Mego, Austria)
Alma Negra – Sedowa (Lumberjacks in Hell, Netherlands)
Part Chimp – Doctor Horse (self-release, UK)
Sarathy Korwar – Earth (Gearbox Records, UK)
Los Bitchos – The Link is About to Die (self-release, UK)
Map71 – Primary Radioaction (Foolproof Projects/Fourth Dimension Records, UK)
Blóm – Toxic Dependancy (Hominid Sounds, UK)

#170 – Venetian Snares, Solo Banton, Chris Carter, Leslie Winer and Jay Glass Dubs

Old favourites and some new ones this week as Canadian breakcore stalwart Venetian Snares returns with a new record of glitchy beats and elongated track titles. We also have a debut release from Paper Dollhouse and the latest in the monthly series from Moscow avantgarde quintet Сольвычегодск

Tracklisting
Warmduscher – Big Wilma (The Leaf Label, UK)
Chris Carter – Blissters (Mute Records, UK)
Solo Banton – Super Lyrics (Reality Shock Records, UK)
Paper Dollhouse – Haze (MoonDome, UK)
Сольвычегодск – Ко мне (self-release, Russia)
UUUU – Verlagerung, Verlagerung, Verlagerung (Editions Mego, Austria)
Leslie Winer and Jay Glass Dubs – Woodshedded (Bokeh Versions, UK)
Golden Retriever – Thread of Light (Thrill Jockey, USA)
Bisk – Neo-noir (self-release, UK)
Venetian Snares – The Shriek She Made When She Died Was Erased By The Sound of Lightning (Mute Song, UK)

#154 – John Maus, Annabel (lee), Laura Cannell, Rosine Nyiranshimiyimana

A long awaited new release from John Maus gets us going this week with a cut from his new record ahead of a career-spanning reissue release on Ribbon Music. There are plenty of newbies on the show though, including Coil/Wire/Tomaga members collaborating as UUUU, 19-year old Rwandian freestylist Rosine Nyiranshimiyimana, London jazz collective Ill Considered, and Flamingods solo project Samsara. We also have the latest from Dead Albatross Award winners Annabel (lee) and immense disco edits from Yung Bae

Tracklisting
John Maus – The Combine (Ribbon Music, USA)
moduS ponY – Looking at Chevrolets… (Strategic Tape Reserve, Germany)
UUUU – Five Gates (Editions Mego, Austria)
Rosine Nyiranshimiyimana – Umwana W’umuhanda (The Child from the Streets) (Glitterbeat Records, Germany)
Melanie De Biasio – Your Freedom Is The End Of Me (PIAS, UK)
Ill Considered – Building Bridges (self-release, UK)
Laura Cannell – Persuasion (Brawl Records, UK)
Annabel (lee) – Far (Young Bloods Records, USA)
Samsara – Atman (self-release, UK)
Yung Bae – Day by Day (self-release, USA)

#153 – Mamuthones, James Holden, Rob Mazurek, Pinkshinyultrablast

We’re now playing tracks that aren’t released until 2018. The new track from Italy’s Mamuthones is absolutely blinding and we cannot wait to get our hands on the full Rocket Recordings release. We have heavy metal, experimental violin music, the return of hip hop duo KMD, British hip hop, that Shit & Shine track we promised and all sorts of other goodies

Tracklisting
Mamuthones – The Wrong Side (Rocket Recordings, UK)
James Holden & The Animal Spirits – Pass Through the Fire (Border Community, UK)
Bisk – The Art of Raw (Blah Records, UK)
INTEGRITY – Hymn For The Children Of The Black Flame (Relapse Records, USA)
Nadia Sirota – Letter D (Bedroom Community, Iceland)
Pinkshinyultrablast – Find Your Saint (Club AC30, UK)
Rob Mazurek – Arrival from a Distance (Astral Spirits, USA)
KMD – Crack in Time (Adult Swim, USA)
Omni – Equestrian (Trouble in Mind Records, USA)
Shit & Shine – Notified (Editions Mego, Austria)

#137 – Heliocentrics, Tamil Rogeon, Ghostpoet, Christian Fitness

Anthony’s back this week and what does he have for you? Oh yeah, a 13-minute long slab of Japanese psych from the mesmerising Qujaku. If you get through that opening we’ve got gifts galore, including a stunning new concept record from Australia’s Tamil Rogeon, 19th century piano music from Latvia, mclusky and Future of the Left frontman Falko’s latest as Christian Fitness, Orlando Julius and Gaslamp Killer pals Heliocentrics, ex-Pan Sonic member I-LP-O in Dub, delicate guitar music from Dean McPhee, less delicate hardcore shounds from Odio, a new one from Mercury-nominated Ghostpoet, and a Fleetwood Mac edit from London duo Psychemagik.

Tracklisting
Qujaku – Gyakushi (So I Buried Records, UK)
Tamil Rogeon – Jealousy (feat. Raashan Ahmad) (Heard and Felt Records, Australia)
Komitas Vardapet – Shushiki (Makkum Records, Netherlands)
Christian Fitness – Family Courts (self-release, UK)
Heliocentrics – The Sunshine Makers (Soundway Records, UK)
I-LP-O in Dub – Invisble Hand (Editions Mego, Austria)
Ghostpoet – Immigrant Boogie (self-release, UK)
Odio – Fingers (Agipunk Records, USA)
Dean McPhee – Altar Rock (Sonido Polifonico, UK)
Psychemagik – Dreams (self-release, UK)

#122 – Music for 2017

Our last show of 2016 sees us looking forward and talking about what we’re anticipating in 2017. That includes labels who have emerged this year, artists with long-awaited album releases, and albums coming out early in the year that we want to shout about. Thank you for all your support in 2016, see you in 2017

Tracklisting
Clap! Clap! – Ar-Raqis (Black Acre, UK)
Lord Tusk – Absent Lovers (self-release, UK)
Throwing Snow – Cantor’s Dust (Houndstooth, UK)
Clipping. – Shooter (Sub Pop Records, USA)
Aquadab & MC A – Anatamohayaku, Saa (Bokeh Versions, UK)
Bad Guys – Crime (Riot Season Records, UK)
Moon Duo – Creepin’ (Sacred Bones Records, USA)
Move D – Want Some (Electrics Minds, UK)
Elf Kid – Reload That (No Hats No Hoods, UK)
Oto Hiax – Creeks (Editions Mego, Austria)

#116 – The Comet is Coming, Anthony Child, Marielle V Jakobsons, LeRoy

A surprise new track from The Comet is Coming puts us on the front foot this week. In a week where stuff has truly hit the cooling mechanism in US politics, there are soothing sounds from Germany with LeRoy, from the Maui jungle from Anthony Child AKA Surgeon, and from the USA itself from Marielle V Jakobson. Elsewhere we have Tunisian disco, Italo disco, Colombian samba, and heavy heavy hip hop. Enjoy!

Tracklisting
The Comet is Coming – Final Eclipse (The Leaf Label, UK)
LeRoy – Happened from the Void (Schamoni Musik, Germany)
Marielle V Jakobsons – Undone (Thrill Jockey Records, UK)
Carthago – Alech (Habibi Funk, Germany)
Dälek – Molten (Dead Verse Recordings, USA)
Ali Renault – Keeper of the Seven Keys (Giallo Disco Records, Austria)
XAM Duo – Two Ways (Version I) excerpt (Sonic Cathedral, UK)
Seekersinternational – Side A excerpt (ICSLibrary Records, Philippines)
Ondatrópica – Hummingbird (Soundway Records, UK)
Anthony Child – Amoré (Editions Mego, Austria)

#68 – Ulver, Anthony Child, Mar Otra Vez, Dodmen

Surgeon has a new LP recorded in the Maui jungle under his own name that we preview this week. Alongside that we have new tracks from Tarana, Ulver, Julia Kent, and Oneohtrix Point Never.

Tracklisting
Tarana – A Fire of Flowers Grows Around Us (Wondermachine, Switzerland)
Anthony Child – All Around and Inside (Editions Mego, Germany)
Aaron Neville – Hercules (Soul Jazz, UK)
Zarelli – Blaze (ft. Leonard Nimoy) (Bronzerat, UK)
Mar Otra Vez – He (Grabaciones Accidentales, Spain)
Julia Kent – Flag of no Country (The Leaf Label, UK)
Ulver – Cromagnosis (House of Mythology, UK)
Sauna Youth – The Bridge (Upset the Rhythm, UK)
Oneohtrix Point Never – Sticky Drama (Warp Records, UK)
Dodmen – Alice (Extreme Ultimate, UK)

#59 -Battles, Alan Jefferson, Terminal Cheesecake, Golden Teacher

The first Battles track in four years is one of many highlights on this week’s show. We’ve got a great track from the remarkable Alan Jefferson Galactic Nightmare record on Trunk, a cut from the new Terminal Cheesecake live record and something extraordinary from Glasgow’s Golden Teacher.

Tracklisting
Kev la Kat – Brand New Old Sound
Kenneth Okulolo & Band – Funky People
Alan Jefferson – Live Forever?
Battles – The Yabba
Phurpa – Emanating the Retinue of the Deity
Terminal Cheesecake – Johny Town-Mouse
Warmth – A Song the Children Dance To
Ami Shavit – Alpha 3
Golden Teacher – Shatter
SK Kakraba – Goon

#53 – Shit and Shine, Susso, Kutiman, Maserati

Loads of pre-release music for your ears this week, from the opening sounds of Shit and Shine to the final notes of the wonderful Etta James cover by New York band The Frightnrs. We also introduce new music from London bands Luminous Bodies, Hempolics and Susso, as well as new ones from Israel’s Kutiman and Beirut’s Flamingods. There’s also a physical release for Croatian band Pridjevi’s blissed-out psych through Chicago label Trouble in Mind and a 2009 track from the brilliant Maserati.

Tracklisting
Shit and Shine – Ass (Editions Mego, Austria)
Luminous Bodies – unreleased track (self-release, UK)
Kutiman – Space Cassava (self-release, Israel)
Maserati – Monoliths (Temporary Residence, USA)
The Hempolics – Love to Sing (ft. Solo Banton) (Mungo’s Hi Fi mix) (Scotch Bonnet Records, UK)
Susso – Ansumana (self-release, UK)
Pridjevi – Pjesma o drvecu (Trouble in Mind, USA)
Flamingods – Kinich Ahau (My Panda Shall Fly Version) (Lovers & Lollypops, Portugal)
The Frightnrs – I’d Rather Go Blind (Daptone, USA)