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#252 – Ecko Bazz, Gnoomes, Squarepusher, Alonya Alonya, Colossal Squid

As everyone else retreats into ‘best of’ lists, we’ve got one more hour of tip-top new experimental sounds to fill your ears. There’s Ukrainian rap, Chinese doom, Russian punk, Canadian organ music and pretty much everything in between.

We’ll fall into line with our favourites of 2019 next week…

Tracklisting
Ecko Bazz – Kyusa Embela (Hakuna Kulala, Uganda)
Gnoomes – Irma (Rocket Recordings, UK)
Before the Revival – Irrelevant Filament (WV Sorcerer Productions, France / China)
Colossal Squid – Swungert (Square Leg Records, UK)
And The – Technologie (AB Records, France)
Modern Technology – Queue Jumper (Live) (Exploding Head Sessions, UK)
Moreno Ácido + Diogo – Coisa LEVE (Holuzam, Portugal)
Alonya Alonya – Не перегоріти (HitWonder Records, Ukraine)
Blake Hargreaves – Noël at Lindenkirche, Berlin (Ultra Eczema, Belgium)
Squarepusher – Vortrack (Warp Records, UK)

Produced and edited by Nick McCorriston. Hit him up for any and all audio work at nickamc.com and follow him on Twitter @nickamc

#222 – Laura Cannell, UKAEA, Gnoomes, Rōnin Arkestra, Sikka Rymes

The brilliant Metro Crowd LP on Maple Death Records is a journey in its own right, and its opening track – a dubby, abstract corker – kicks us on our own journey this week. It’s a trip that takes in forward-looking techno, French dancehall, twisted LA dubs, Irish jazz, experimental violinists and Russian punk.

Tracklisting
Metro Crowd – Gas in a Wagon (Maple Death Records, UK)
UKAEA – Shivering Dancer (self-release, UK)
Polypores – Rapt (Front & Follow, UK)
Mr. Zèbre feat. Lisa Dainjah – Tell Myself RUFF MIX1 (Pure Niceness Records, France)
Laura Cannell – Untethered (Brawl Records, UK)
Sikka Rymes & Duppy Gun Productions – Love Di People (ft. John D) (Bokeh Versions, UK)
Fixity – Becoming an Earthworm (Penske Recordings, Ireland)
Taupe – Get The Keys (self-release, UK)
Gnoomes – Sword in the Stone (Rocket Recordings, UK)
Rōnin Arkestra – Redeye Reprisal (Alberts Favourites, UK)

Produced and Edited by Nick McCorriston. Hit him up for any and all audio work at nickamc.com and follow him on Twitter @nickamc

#131 – King Ayisoba, Children of Alice, Derya Yildirim, Keiichi Tanaka

Simply exquisite sounds coming out this week, kicking off with an absolute banger from Ghana’s King Ayisoba. We’ve also got jazz sounds from London, Japan, and the US alongside contemporary Turkish psych, Tunisian folk and library music. There’s loads more to get stuck into as well.

Tracklisting
King Ayisoba – Africa Needs Africa (Glitterbeat Records, Germany)
Derya Yildirim & Grup Şimşek – 3223 (Les Disques Bongo Joe, Switzerland / Catapulte Records, UK)
Collocutor – Disappearance (On the Corner Records, UK)
Keiichi Tanaka – Tenzin Song (Mental Groove Records, Switzerland)
Gnoomes – Tschak! (Extended 12″ Version) (Baba Yaga’s Hut, UK)
Children of Alice – Rite of the Maypole – An Unruly Procession (Warp Records, UK)
Glok – Projected Sounds (self-release, UK)
Bottle Tree – Open Secret (International Anthem, USA)
Bargou 08 – Chech el Khater (Glitterbeat Records, Germany)
Aketi Ray – Mirror (Steppas Records, UK)