House of Mythology

#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)

#103 – Soccer96, Kaiju, The Wharves, MoRkObOt

We don’t care about the Mercury Prize at the Independent Music Podcast, but we will celebrate any increased exposure to great music. The Comet is Coming’s nomination comes at a time when their other incarnation as Soccer96 get started on the promotional trail for their exceptional new album. We have a track from that, alongside new music from The Wharves, Italian metallers MoRkObOt, French label dub from Blackout JA, more deep experimental music via House of Mythology in the shape of The Stargazer’s Assistant, podcast favourites Tomaga, and many more.

Tracklisting
The Wharves – Sweet Merry Time (Wrongpop Records, UK)
MoRkObOt – KOGROMOT (Supernatural Cat Records, Italy)
Soccer96 – Megadrive Lamborghini (Slowfoot Records, UK)
Blackout JA – Democracy (General Piglet Records, France)
The Stargazer’s Assistant – Remoteness of Light (House of Mythology Records, UK )
Kaiju – Envy ft Jack Gates (Deep Medi Musik, UK)
Tomaga – A Perspective With No End (Hands in the Dark Records, France)
Funk Factory – Watusi Dance (Be With Records, UK)
Lay Llamas – Eye Chest People’s Dance Ritual (I Saw a Flash Out There) (Wrongpop Records, UK)
Mild High Club – Skiptracing (Stones Throw, USA)

#101 – Hypnopazüzu, Asher Senator, Elza Soares, Manuela

After last week’s two hour party, this week we’re more focused on new experimental music. As well as an exclusive first play of the Hypnopazüzu track, we have exceptional samba experimentation from Elza Soares, modern dancehall from veteran Asher Senator, UK hip-hop from Ed Scissor & Lamplighter, and much more.

Tracklisting
Elza Soares – Maria da Vila Matilde (Mais Um Discos, Brazil)
Manuela – Cracks in the Concrete (Lost Map Records, UK)
Æthenor – Hazel (VHF Records, USA)
Asher Senator meets Bony Fly – Tick Tick Boom (Pure Niceness Records, UK)
Hypnopazüzu – Your Eyes in the Skittle Hills (House of Mythology, UK)
Bloque del Sur – Diagrama (Pakapi Records, Argentina)
Dead Neanderthals – The Bell (God Unknown Records, UK)
Head Technician – Exit Strategy (Ecstatic Records, UK)
Necro Deathmort – Mono/Serum (Tomaga remix) (Rocket Recordings, UK)
Ed Scissor & Lamplighter – Hyperballad (High Focus Records, UK)

#89 – Pye Corner Audio, Casual Nun, Gemma Ray, Dog Chocolate

It’s a week of lengthy musical explorations with a podcast clocking in at 80 minutes. We kick off with some great modern reggae sounds from Adam Prescott, and we’ve got new ones from Pye Corner Audio, Dog Chocolate, Necro Deathmort, Casual Nun, Gemma Ray, and a mammoth 14-minuter from Laniakea. There’s also a new one from Trost Records, rare 80s reggae from Groundation and a tribute to the late, beyond great Prince.

Tracklisting
Adam Prescott – Warrior (ft. Brother Culture) (Reggae Roast, UK)
Dog Chocolate – We Don’t Know (Upset the Rhythm, UK)
Pye Corner Audio – Stream Four (Lapsus Records, Spain)
Necro Deathmort – Crux (Rocket Recordings, UK)
Groundation – Rebel (Reggae Archive Records, UK)
Casual Nun – Green Tea (Hominid Sounds, UK)
Gemma Ray – There Must be More Than This (Bronzerat, UK)
Laniakea – The Contagious Magick of the Superabundance (House of Mythology, UK)
Schlippenbach / Takase / DJ Illvibe / Lovens – Signals (Trost Records, Austria)
Prince – Sexy MF (Paisley Park, USA)

#81 – Stian Westerhus, Nisennenmondai, Poirier, Venetian Snares

This week we have the exclusive first play of former Jaga Jazzist member Norwegian experimental guitarist Stian Westerhus’ new track. We’ve also got two from Japan with the insatiable techno-esque sounds of Japanese trio Nisennenmondai and the experimental work from Keiji Haino. Two too from Canada with Venetian Snares and Poirier. There’s Cameroonian disco from Pasteur Lappé, experimental Italian jazz from Piero Umiliani, and modern soul from Adrian Younge

Tracklisting
Pasteur Lappé – More Sekele Movement (Papa Ni Mama) (Africa Seven, UK)
Mugstar – Flemish Weave (Rock Action Records, UK)
Adrian Younge – Sittin’ by the Radio (Linear Labs, USA)
Gary Lucas’ Fleischerei – The Broken Record (Cuneiform Records, USA)
Poirier – Jump (ft. Red Fox) (Nice Up!, UK)
Nisennenmondai – #3 (On-U Sound Records, UK)
Piero Umiliani & I Suoi Oscillatori – Delenda Cartago (Omicron, Italy)
Stian Westerhus – How Long (House of Mythology, UK)
zeitkratzer + Keiji Haino – Unbegrenzt (Karlrecords, Germany)
Venetian Snares – Mutant Snare Jam (Timesig, UK)

#68 – Ulver, Anthony Child, Mar Otra Vez, Dodmen

Surgeon has a new LP recorded in the Maui jungle under his own name that we preview this week. Alongside that we have new tracks from Tarana, Ulver, Julia Kent, and Oneohtrix Point Never.

Tracklisting
Tarana – A Fire of Flowers Grows Around Us (Wondermachine, Switzerland)
Anthony Child – All Around and Inside (Editions Mego, Germany)
Aaron Neville – Hercules (Soul Jazz, UK)
Zarelli – Blaze (ft. Leonard Nimoy) (Bronzerat, UK)
Mar Otra Vez – He (Grabaciones Accidentales, Spain)
Julia Kent – Flag of no Country (The Leaf Label, UK)
Ulver – Cromagnosis (House of Mythology, UK)
Sauna Youth – The Bridge (Upset the Rhythm, UK)
Oneohtrix Point Never – Sticky Drama (Warp Records, UK)
Dodmen – Alice (Extreme Ultimate, UK)