HHY & The Macumbas

#275 – Okkyung Lee, Eartheater, HHY & The Macumbas, Sloath, Wild/Life

Even by our usual standards, this podcast is eclectic. We start things off with the mesmerising experimental electronics of Eartheater. Beyond that, we have a Polish-Malawian post-everything project, intense percussion music from Portugal’s HHY & The Macumbas, the first release in six years from psych masters Sloath, a 14-minute chamber pop opus from Daniel O’Sullivan, and a 24-minute track from Sly & the Family Drone’s Matt Cargill and UKAEA’s Dan Jones.

Tracklisting
Eartheater – Below the Clavicle (PAN, Germany)
Wild/Life – Smoke & Burn (Mik.Musik.!., Poland)
Mrs. Piss – Downer Surrounded by Uppers (Sargent House, USA)
The Stance Brothers – Resolution Blue (We Jazz Records, Finland)
HHY & The Macumbas – Horror Vector (Nyege Nyege Tapes, Uganda)
Sloath – Rewengue (Riot Season Records, UK)
Daniel O’Sullivan – The Colour of Entropy (Sleeperhold Publications, Belgium)
Okkyung Lee – Facing Your Shadows (Shelter Press, France)
Party Dozen – The Great Ape (Best and Fairest Records, Australia)
Pocket Signs – How to be Saved (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

#208 – Modeselektor feat. Flohio, HHY & The Macumbas, Machinefabriek, Meitei / 冥丁, Gum Takes Tooth

The last podcast before we move into reviewing another amazing year of independent music sees another phenomenal batch of new releases.

Starting with some experimental music from the New York underground we move swiftly through new music from Lebanese duo Praed, Japanese illbient, the latest single from the amazing HHY & The Macumbas LP, stunning violin electronics from Machinefabriek and Anne Bakker, through to excellent releases from 2019 with the new Gum Takes Tooth and Man From Uranus releases.

Tracklisting
Hontos – 1 (BANK Records NYC, USA)
Praed – Doomsday Survival Kit (Akuphone Records, France)
Meitei / 冥丁 – Jizo / 地蔵 (Evening Chants, Singapore)
HHY & The Macumbas – Swisid Mekanize Rejiman (House of Mythology, UK)
Machinefabriek with Anne Bakker – Scene 2 (Zoharum, Poland)
Lia Mice – Overwrite the Past (Optimo Music, UK)
Modeselektor feat. Flohio – Wealth (MonkeyTown Records, Germany)
Gum Takes Tooth – Borrowed Lies (Rocket Recordings, UK)
Andrea – Future Atmo (Ilian Tape, Germany)
Man From Uranus – Marooned on Mercury (Freaksville Records, Belgium)

#197 – Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs, Pisitakun, Orchestra of Spheres, Uwalmassa, Jun Kamoda

Recorded live at Milhões de Festa, this week’s show has the usual blend of excellent new music from the farthest reaches of experimental sounds. The idyllic setting is matched by the new track from New Zealand’s Orchestra of Spheres, less so than the morbid techno of Thailand’s Pisitakun. Elsewhere we have new hiphop from Queens D.Light, the new one from our favourite swines Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs, Indonesian experimentation and the first track from the long-awaited Jun Kamoda LP

Tracklisting
Orchestra of Spheres – Koudede (Fire Records, UK)
Pisitakun – SOSLEEP01 (Chinabot, UK)
Magnétophonique – Bon Voyage (Not Not Fun, USA)
Queens D.Light – Flavor of Green (self-release, USA)
Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs – GNT (Rocket Recordings, UK)
Uwalmassa – Untitled 02 (Linear Perspective, Indonesia)
Graham Massey & Umut Çağlar – Appian (Samarbeta, UK)
Angels Die Hard – Tears of the Cobra (Jesus Factory Records, UK)
HHY & The Macumbas – Wilderness of Glass (House of Mythology, UK)
Jun Kamoda – Nightmare Club (Black Acre Records, UK)