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#271 – Black Devil Disco Club , Sabiwa & Queimada, Charles Hayward Vs. Harmageddon, Ann Margaret Hogan, OHYUNG

Some extraordinary sounds on this week’s podcast, three of which push the boundaries of the music you can make with a piano. We’ve got an exclusive first play of the new release from Taiwanese producer Sabiwa, alongside an outlandish 8-minute opus from Nebraska’s Moonworshipper Records, the first new material from legendary electronic producer Bernard Fevre’s Black Devil Disco Club moniker, and lots more.

Tracklisting
Charles Hayward Vs. Harmageddon – Helix (God Unknown Records, UK)
OHYUNG – No One Else (ft. Charlie Sheena) (Chinabot, UK)
João Pais Filipe – XV (Lovers & Lollypops / Holuzam, Portugal)
Black Devil Disco Club – Six Six Sex (Lo Recordings, UK)
Kooba Tercu – Fair Game (Rocket Recordings, UK)
Effluvium – Vera (Moonworshipper Records, USA)
Harrga – Échos Obscurs De L’Orient (self-release, UK)
Sabiwa & Queimada – Tomorrow You Said Yesterday
Metal Preyers – Hard Screw (Nyege Nyege Tapes, Uganda)

Ann Margaret Hogan – CODA (Downwards, 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

#261 – Etran de L’Aïr, Nan Kolè x DJ Tess, Sunny Jain, Lina_Raül Refree, ZOHASTRE

*Note there’s an annoying sound glitch on this week’s podcast – apologies for that*

What’s that coming over the hill? It’s two people with a podcast and a whole load of exceptional sounds for your ears. From the galloping intro of Sunny Jain through bassy goodness of Gqom Oh boss Nan Kolè and DJ Tess’ collaboration, you know you’re in for a good week. We also have music recorded on mobile phones in Niger, Japanese jazz, hefty rock and a whole lot more.

Tracklisting
Sunny Jain – Aye Mere Dil Kahin Aur Chal (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, USA)
Nan Kolè, DJ Tess, NyNy – Gimme Any Riddim (self-release, Italy)
Lina_Raül Refree – Cuidei Que Tinha Morrido (Glitterbeat Records, Germany)
ZOHASTRE – Tarantella (ZamZam Records, France)
Twin Sister – Light (God Unknown Records, UK)
Etran de L’Aïr – Tilyadene (Sahel Sounds, USA)
Dwellings x Locean – Cloudy (Tesla Tapes, UK)
Anna Funk Damage – Badass Bitch (LazyTapes, Germany)
Primitive World – FMJ 1 (Ecstatic Recordings, UK)
Masahiko Sato – Sanae, Ai to Kyofu (Konoha no Fune) (WRWTFWW, Switzerland)

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

#254 – Favourites of 2019 Part 2

We continue to celebrate some of our favourites from the year. There’s been outstanding Middle Eastern techno, multiple tracks about moving at various pace, blistering Ugandan grime, experimental pop and lots more

Tracklisting
Ammar 808 and Cheb Hassen Tej – Zawali Fitness Club (Glitterbeat Records, Germany)
Rainbow Grave – Ten Million Tons of Shit (God Unknown Records, UK)
MC Yallah & Debmaster – Kubali (Hakuna Kulala, Uganda)
Richard Dawson – Jogging (Domino Recording Co, UK)
Ka Baird – Walking (RVNG Intl, USA)
Sly & the Family Drone – New Free Spirits Falconry & Horseman Display (Love Love Records, UK)
Hot in Da Club – Metalravefun (Spooky Shit, Uganda)
Vanishing Twin – Cryonic Suspension May Save Your Life (Fire Records, UK)
Hotmood – Wanna be Lost (StarCreature10000000 Records, USA)
Kapote – Pump It Edit (Toy Tonics, Germany)

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

#243 – Bonnacons of Doom, Ben Vince & Jacob Samuel, Satanique Samba Trio, Gut Fauna, Trupa Trupa

On the show this week we have the new collaboration between podcast favourites Charles Hayward Laura Cannell, Andre Bosman and Ex Easter Island Head. We have abstract madness from Brazil, punk from Ukraine, the latest from Poland’s Trupa Trupa and a lot more.

Tracklisting
Bonnacons of Doom – ESUS (Rocket Recordings, UK)
Satanique Samba Trio – Badtriptronics #09 (Rebel Up! Records, Belgium)
Whistling Arrow – Forking Paths (feat. Charles Hayward, Laura Cannell, Andre Bosman, Ex Easter Island Head) (God Unknown Records, UK)
Gut Fauna – Crisis Actor (Ingrown Records, USA)
Yao Bobby & Simon Grab – Diamonds (Lava Lava Records, UK)
Pletnev – Hope They Won’t Come Back (Lion’s Drums Remix) (Le Temps Perdu, Germany)
Trupa Trupa – Mangle (Glitterbeat Records, Germany)
Chillera – Pro Fun (Muscut, Ukraine)
Ben Vince & Jacob Samuel – Fig 3 (First Terrace Records, UK)
Diarmuid J Kennedy – The Brokenheart (self-release, Ireland)

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

#242 – Innercity Ensemble, YĪN YĪN, Hand & Leg, Mirrored Lips, Somah & Nova

Thank you for continuing to listen and share the podcast, every week we love bringing new music to your ears and this week is no different. We have music from Yemen, avant garde jazz from Russia, Thai funk from the Netherlands, filthy dubstep and a load more…

Tracklisting
El Khat (القات) – Ya Raiyat (يا راعيات) (Batov Records, UK)
Rainbow Grave – Ten Million Tons of Shit (God Unknown Records, UK)
YĪN YĪN – One Inch Punch (Les Disques Bongo Joe, Switzerland)
Pan•american – Memphis Helena (Kranky, USA)
French Mount Ultra – Obelisk (#Feelings, USA)
Innercity Ensemble – The Great Meadow (Instant Classic, Poland)
Mirrored Lips – Стамбульское радио (self-release, Russia)
Head & Leg – Softyhead (Slovenly Recordings, USA)
Somah & Nova – Heart Sprint (Scrub a Dub, UK)
I Know I’m An Alien – My Mind Wants to Kill Me (self-release, 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

#215 – AK/DK, Chupame El Dedo, Bruxa Maria, Nihiloxica, Lower Slaughter

If you’re looking for unusual sounds, you don’t have to search far into this week’s podcast. The opening noise of Colombian noiseniks Chupame El Dedo (trans. Suck the Finger) is the type of tropical Cumbia you won’t find anywhere else. 

Moving on from that this week, there is stunning dub music from the exceptionally exciting Bristol scene, abrasive rock music, soul music from Germany, and more synths than you can shake a theremin at. It’s a good week…

Tracklisting
Chupame El Dedo – No te Metas con Satan (Discrepant, UK)
Sandy Lynch – Schway Dub (Avon Terror Corps, UK)
Bruxa Maria – Purple Aki (God Unknown Records, UK)
Acidliner – Die As He Pan (New Atlantis Records, UK)
Nihiloxica – Dubigwanjuba (Nyege Nyege Tapes, Uganda)
Black Midi – Speedway (Rough Trade Records, UK)
The Polyversal Souls -Feqer Feqer Nèw (feat. Alemayehu Eshete) (Philophon, Germany)
Lower Slaughter – The Measure of a Man (Box Records, UK)
Baïkonour – Urusvati (self-release, UK)
AK/DK – Defragment to Survive (Little Miss Echo Recordings, UK)

Thanks to Nick McCorriston for editing this week’s show. Visit his website at nickamc.com and follow him on Twitter @nickamc

#201 – DUDS, Sharron Kraus, Swindle, Sealionwoman, Rabit

The morning after the night before! We’re super grateful to all our amazing listeners, and we got a huge amount more for podcast 200. Hopefully those of you who came in on #200 are ready for #201, because we’ve got a whole new batch of amazing new sounds for your ears.

First up there’s the fantastic percussion of João Pais Filipe, who’s a member of Porto’s ace HHY & The Macumbas (featured on #197). In keeping with percussive experiments we also have the Domadana Kadodi Performers from Uganda released (of course) on the excellent Nyege Nyege Tapes.

Elsewhere we’ve got super experimental sounds from Emerging Industries of Wuppertal via Singapore’s ShanGORIL La Records, we have something closer to home in the UK’s nasty, noisy Blood Claat Orange.

To wash that down with got sublime jazz from Swindle, stunning folk from Sharron Kraus and a whole lot more…

Tracklisting
João Pais Filipe – Kavusan (Lovers & Lollypops, Portugal)
Rabit – The Quickening (Halcyon Veil, USA)
Sharron Kraus -Something Out of Nothing (Ghost Box Records, UK)
Domadana Kadodi Performers – Recording Two (Nyege Nyege Tapes, Uganda)
Sealionwoman – Remain (Antigen Records, UK)
DUDS – Not At All (Opal Tapes, UK)
Mésange – The Return (God Unknown Records, UK)
Emerging Industries of Wuppertal – Feathers (ShanGORIL La Records, Singapore)
Blood Claat Orange – Rainforest Wigglies (Sunk Records, UK)
Swindle – Reach the Stars (Feat. Andrew Ashong) (Brownswood Recordings, UK)

#184 – Dwarfs of East Agouza, JK Flesh, Siete Catorce, Carla Bozulich

After last week’s smooth funk openers, let’s get a little more brutal shall we? Raw Ambassador’s Mental Disorder track is as intense as the artist name and title would suggest, and it takes brave ears to get through that. But persist and (more) rewards are forthcoming – the outstanding collaboration between Aidan Moffat and RM Hubbert for one, and Marlowe – the L’Orange and Solemn Brigham collaboration – for another. Elsewhere we have a mix of the good stuff – get involved

Tracklisting
Raw Ambassador – Mental Disorder (Mannequin Records, Germany)
Aidan Moffat & RM Hubbert – Party On (Rock Action Records, UK)
Marlowe – Lost Arts (Mello Music Group, USA)
Rob Lewis – Pines (self-release, UK)
Dwarfs of East Agouza – Rats Don’t Eat Synthesizers (Akuphone Records, France)
Carla Bozulich – Let It Roll (Constellation Records, Canada)
Siete Catorce – Susurro (Hypermedium, Greece)
JK Flesh – Wasplike (Inner Surface Records, UK)
Grimm Grimm – Take Me Down to Coney Island (Some Other Planet Records, UK)
Rattle – All Over the Place (God Unknown Records, UK)

#173 – Manami Matsumae, German Army, UKAEA, Game Show

This week we stretch out into the far reaches of electronic music, including a sublime piece of work from Indonesian artist Uwalmassa, game soundtrack art from Manami Matsumae, and drones from South Carolina’s German Army. We also have Romanian psych from Rodion G.A., the best rock record of 2018 from Anthroprophh, acid techno from UKAEA and loads more.

Tracklisting
Miracle – Light Mind (Relapse Records, USA)
Uwalmassa – Untitled 01 (DIVISI62, Indonesia)
Manami Matsumae – The Final Showdown (Brain Wave Productions, Japan)
Game Show – Metriculation (Impossible Ark Records, UK)
Anthroprophh – Dead Inside (Rocket Recordings, UK)
German Army – All Is A Question – Insurrection – Crisis of Memory (Discrepant, UK)
UKAEA – The Rake, The Loam (Extreme Ultimate Recordings, UK)
Expo 70 – Totality Wormhole (God Unknown Records, UK)
Richard Youngs/ Alasdair Roberts (feat. Donald WG Lindsay) – Kinning Park (Fourth Dimension Records, UK)
Rodion G.A. – Ore (Inversions Records, UK)

#163 – Mica Levi, GAIKA, Jun Kamoda, Pauline Anna Strom

On the show this week we kick off with a banger with the new EP from Japan’s Jun Kamoda. Along the way towards Oscar-nominee Mica Levi’s new soundtrack we touch on modern classical, Lithuanian avant pop, tambutronics, heavy rock and a whole loft of hefty bass music.

Tracklisting
Jun Kamoda – Body & Soul (Black Acre, UK)
Drunk in Hell – Sick Sick Sex (Burning World Records, Netherlands)
Pauline Anna Strom – Energies (RVNG Intl., USA)
NSRD – Kastanis (Chestnut) (Stroom.tv, Belgium)
Kuenta i Tambu – Bon Bon (Buchi Records, Netherlands)
Oneida – Town Crier (Joyful Noise Recordings, USA)
Sebastian Reynolds (with Solo Collective) – Ascension (Nonostar Records, Germany)
GAIKA – BATTALION ft. Miss Red (Warp Records, UK)
Woven Skull – The Cracking of the Limbs (God Unknown Records, UK)
Mica Levi – Interlude 2 (DDS Records, UK)