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#227 – Sarathy Korwar, Suzi Analogue, Sea Urchin, The Art Ensemble of Chicago, Viscount

Following our week a way we return overwhelmed with excellent morsels of global experimental independent sound. We start with Sarathy Korwar’s outstanding jazz/Indian MC hybrid that is sure to get noticed by discerning listeners, elsewhere we have choral music, twisted abstract hiphop, splendid psych folk, electric acholi music from central Africa and much more.

Tracklisting
Sarathy Korwar – Mumbay (feat. MC Mawali) / Pravasis (feat. Deepak Unnikrishnan) (The Leaf Label, UK)
Leo Pa-Layeng – Kono Wiye Ocung Otara (self-release, Uganda)
The Art Ensemble of Chicago – We Are On The Edge (Erased Tapes, UK)
Suzi Analogue – Way Live ft. ZenSoFly (Never Normal Records, USA)
Flamingods – Koray (Moshi Moshi Records, UK)
Sebastian Reynolds with Solo Collective – Ripeness Is All (Nonostar Records, Germany)
The Improvisers’ Choir – Stem (self-release, UK)
Sea Urchin – Mish Hata’ref tesHa? (Bokeh Versions, UK)
Viscount – Reverse Engineering (Warecollective, UK)
Death and Vanilla – Let’s Never Leave Here (Fire Records, UK)

 

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#139 – Flamingods, Nnamdi Ogbonnaya, Lil Pump, Wren

Fairly vocal heavy on the Independent Music Podcast this week, with exceptional cuts of Trap, Dancehall and Hiphop colliding against free and future jazz, psych, modern classical, proto punk and all sorts of good stuff.

Tracklisting
Flamingods – Mixed Blessings (Moshi Moshi Records, UK)
Lil Pump – Flex Like Ouu (prod. Danny Wolf & Ronny J) (Lyfetime Ent & Media, USA)
Wren – The Herd (Holy Roar, UK)
Leo Samson & Shumba Youth – Check it Out (Reggae Roast, UK)
Ryuichi Sakamoto – Andata (Editions Milan Music, USA)
Lando Chill – Break Them Shackles (Mello Music Group, USA)
Snapped Ankles – Jonny Guitar Calling Gosta Berlin (The Leaf Label, UK)
Nnamdi Ogbonnaya – let gO Of my egO (Father / Daughter Records, USA / Sooper Records, USA)
Forest Swords – Panic (Ninja Tune, UK)
Stefan Wesolowski – Frame II (Ici d’Ailleurs, France)

#95 – Thee Oh Sees, Factory Floor, ZuZed, Qujaku

Back on usual business this week with a wide mix of cracking new independent releases. We have two submissions, one cut of ambient disco from ZuZed, and another slice of psychedelia from Melody Fields. Elsewhere we kick off with a blistering track off the forthcoming Thee Oh Sees record, we also have a long-awaited new track from Factory Floor, Japanese rock from Qujaku, reissued Ethiopian goodness from Hailu Mergia, the latest single from Flamingods, and more old reissued music from Sofrito and remixes from Nice Up! Records.

Tracklisting
Thee Oh Sees – Gelatinous Cube (Castle Face Records, USA)
Factory Floor – Dial Me In (DFA Records, USA)
ZuZed – 6:12pm, The Divine Jaw-dropping Incident (self-release, USA)
Qujaku – Keiren (So I Buried Records, UK)
Miss Red – Fever (self-release, Israel)
Flamingods – Jungle Birds (Soundway Records, UK)
Hailu Mergia & Dahlak Band – Sintayehu (Awesome Tapes from Africa, USA)
Swinging Stars of Dominica – Las Mal Parle (Sofrito, UK)
Tenor Fly – Rude Boy Talk (Toddla T & Melé Remix) (Nice Up!, UK)
Melody Fields – Morning Sun (self-release, UK)

#83 – Booze, Billy Bao, Flamingods, Memotone

We haven’t got far through the alphabet this week, with new tracks from Adrena Adrena, Ash Walker, and Asher Levitas, whilst highlighting a new vinyl release of Alexander Robotnick with Ludus Pinsky, and a rare Basque record from Akauzazte. Absolutely all artists aren’t ‘A’s though, we’ve also got a new track from The Comet is Coming, some house from Belfast’s Jordan, Sweden’s Josefin Öhrn, and the return of exceptional Italian electronic maestro Husband.

Tracklisting
Le Tropical Jazz – Kiko Medina (Analog Africa, Germany)
Flamingods – Rhama (Soundway, UK)
Joker Starr – Shottas (Boot Records, UK)
Seabuckthorn – They Haunted Most Thickly and Sang (Bookmaker Records, France)
I Monster – The ballad of Harry Chamberlin and the surreptitious window cleaner (Twins of Evil, UK)
Ray Cathode – Waltz In Orbit (Parlophone, Germany)
Memotone – Your Eyes my Teeth (Black Acre, UK)
Booze – Negative Inversion (self-release, UK)
Billy Bao – C (Munster Records, Spain)
Witching Waves – Flowers (Soft Power Records, UK)

#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)

#49 – Supersonic Festival special

Supersonic festival kicks off in Birmingham, UK this Thursday. Anthony and Gareth celebrate the wonderfully diverse line-up in this week’s podcast. Opening up with a new track from 70s post-punk legends The Pop Group, we also dive into great artists performing from London to Ethiopian, stopping off with Welsh experimentation, Danish improvisation and Swedish pop along the way. www.supersonicfestival.com

Tracklisting
1.Citizen Zombie – The Pop Group (Freaks R Us, UK)
2.Wrong – Apostle
3.Russians (live from the lake in jazz house) – Liima (4AD, UK)
4.Cold – The Bug & Earth (Ninja Tune, UK)
5.Common Objects – Angharad Davies (Another Timbre, UK)
6.Hyperborea – Flamingods (Shape Records, UK)
7.Keep Some Hope – Wildbirds & Peacedrums (The Leaf Label, UK)
8.Futura Grotesk – Tomaga (Hands In The Dark, UK)
9.Gojam – Afework Nigussie
10.Cat Call – Ravioli Me Away (Upset the Rhythm, UK)