Even by the usual standards of the Independent Music Podcast, this show reaches into the more extraordinary reaches of experimental sounds. From chopped up club bangers, through Brazilian field recordings, via techno abstraction and Russian trap/free jazz, this show gives your ears a really solid workout.
A heavy Melbourne influence on this week’s show, with stunning esoteric electronics from Bridget Chappell, crushing doom from Divide and Dissolve, and dancehall from Monkey Marc. Elsewhere we have psychedelic pop from Jane Weaver, club electronics from Sonia Calico, big-band funk from The Yorkshire Film & Television Orchestra, the latest from The Bug on Hyperdub and a lot more.
Lots of phenomenal compilations have been released during the current crisis, and some of them are prominent on this week’s podcast. Including the Isolation compilation … Read more
It’s a rollercoaster on this week’s podcast. We start hard with the acid-tinged punk of Гласность, we move swiftly through searing mahraganat from Cairo’s ever-blistering … Read more
To close out 2018, here is our 3.5 hour best of 2018. The tracks from artists and releases we’ve loved through this fantastic year. In … Read more
Our third part of our 2018 review has heavy rock railing against gentrification, North African-infused jazz, Chilean techno, Ugandan bass, Thai noise, and sea creature … Read more
This week’s pod has Gareth and Anthony in fine fettle. Lengthy tracks from Sudanese tambour artist Abu Obaida Hassan, Earth legend Dylan Carlson, and London … Read more
The final show of 2017 showcases just how fantastic the year has been for UK labels. Nine of the final ten tracks of our best … Read more
Gareth is on his own this week, but it’s the usual ten tracks from across the musical spectrum. We have new ones from Tomaga, Jeremiah … Read more
Our parting gift for 2015, an edited three hour version of our 2015 retrospectives. Featuring some of the best music from independent artists and record … Read more