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#218 – Tzusing, USA Nails, Leafcutter John, Mana, Asher Levitas

From Ukrainian grime to Japanese Geisha music, you’re in for an unusual journey through this week’s podcast. Between those two stops we have new noise from ex-Future of the Left and Kong member project USA Nails, Chinese techno from Tzusing, stunning modern classical from Austria’s Martin Ptak, reggae out of Jamaica and Devon and a lot more

Tracklisting
Alyona Alyona – Рибки (self-release, Ukraine)
Tzusing – Circa Taipei (PAN Records, Germany)
USA Nails – Smile (Dipped in Gold Recordings, UK, Big Out Records, France, Hex Records, USA)
Martin Ptak – Merging (Col Legno Records, Austria)
Leafcutter John – Yes! Come Parade With Us (Border Community, UK)
Dignitary Stylish & Interrupt – New Idea (Ram Goat Records, UK)
Asher Levitas – Splintered (Too Fucked to Dance, UK)
Mana – Seven Steps Behind (Hyperdub, UK)
Northwest – London (Tempel Arts, UK)
Kouta Katsutaro – Shima No Museum (Death is Not the End, UK)

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

#210 – Favourites of 2018 (not the best of 2018) – part two

We continue our journey through the exceptional music we’ve enjoyed this year with another batch of music that’s worth looking back on. From the brilliant and silly Marie Davidson track ‘Work It’ through the exquisite sounds of Low and Cucina Povera, this is another cross-section of the stunning independent music released this year.

Tracklisting
Jean Grae & Quelle Chris – Ohsh (Mello Music Group, USA)
Kamasi Washington – Fists of Fury (Young Turks, UK)
Amnesia Scanner – AS Unlinear feat. Pan Daijing (PAN, Germany)
Hilary Woods – Kith (Sacred Bones, USA)
Nazar – Warning Shots (Hyperdub, UK)
Low – Dancing and Blood (Sub Pop Records, USA)
Cucina Povera – Huhuilu (Night School Records, UK)
Marie Davidson – Work It (Ninja Tune, UK)
Throwing Snow – Vulpine (Houndstooth, UK)
Gnod – Donovan’s Daughters (Rocket Recordings, UK)

Listen to part one here

#203 – Meridian Brothers, Nazar, Marie Davidson, Lokier, Donny McCaslin

You don’t get many better hip wigglers than Colombia’s finest Meridian Brothers, whose latest slice of cumbian delightfulness gets us going this week. Elsewhere, Gareth has a lot of electronics on the heavier side of the spectrum, not least the Japanese collaboration of Shun Konno and Blind Beast bringing the abrasive. Anthony has amazing, amusing techno from Marie Davidson, afro acid Congolese music, Russian punk and a whole lot more.

Tracklisting
Meridian Brothers y Grupo Renacimiento – La Policia (Names You Can Trust, USA)
Nazar – Enclave (Hyperdub Records, UK)
Marie Davidson – Work It (Ninja Tune, UK)
Make’Em – Trava (Silo Rumor, Portugal)
Mirrored Lips – Мать (Cruel Nature Recordings, UK)
Lokier – Screws in Paradise (Pinkman, Netherlands)
Donny McCaslin – Beast (Motéma Music, USA)
Shun Konno and Blind Beast – 竈馬 (Luau Records, UK)
Zazou Bikaye – Na Kenda (Afro-acid mix) (Crammed Discs, Belgium)
Lueke – Champion (Version) (Editions Gravats, France)

#160 – Diron Animal, Peter King, Fatima Al Qadiri, Dagshenma

We’re a hot mess this week as Anthony has returned from Brugge with a handful of Belgian beers and a whole host of musical treats. We have experimental electronics from Kuwait and Japan, synth ambience from Pittsburgh, Angolan afrofunk, Chicago punk, Australian digidub, Mexican acid cumbia and loads of industrial, rock, and stunning folk music

Tracklisting
Fatima Al Qadiri – Alkahaf feat Bobo Secret & Chaltham (Hyperdub, UK)
Dagshenma – Fryerfry (Chinabot, UK)
Diron Animal – Don’t Stop (Soundway Records, UK)
The Seven Fields of Aphelion – Drift (Losing Light) (Rad Cult, USA)
Melkbelly – Off the Lot (Wax Nine Records, USA)
Peter King & Art + Naram – One Shot of Vodka (Jahtari, Germany)
Shit & Shine – That’s Enough (Rocket Recordings, UK)
Mareaboba – Sueños Lucidos (Pakapi Records, Argentina)
Peter Broderick – A Ride On The Bosphorus (Erased Tapes, USA)
Messe Julligan – Murder the Murdochs (self-release, New Zealand)

#118 – Hey Colossus, Delia Derbyshire, The Wharves, Silkie

This week Gareth is playing records that are for sale via new IMP-affiliated record store RIYL. It’s an hour in familiar territory for podcast regulars, moving seamlessly between heavy riffage rock, through techno, Finnish jazz edits, library music, Gqom and German Christian funk, with new releases from Surgeon, Silkie, The Wharves, and Delia Derbyshire amongst others. RIYL.co.uk

Tracklisting
Hey Colossus – Hot Grave (MIE Music, UK)
Kari Komppa – 458 R.T. (DJ Sotofett Edit) (Jazzpuu Recordings, Finland)
Silkie – It Wasn’t You (Deep Medi Musik, UK)
Peter Janssens – Eingangslied (Die Rocker) (Tramp Records, Germany)
The Wharves – Sweet Merry Time (Gringo Records, UK)
Delia Derbyshire – Circle of Light OST Side One (Trunk Records, UK)
Surgeon – Bland Ambition Pt.1 (Dynamic Tensions Recordings, UK)
Grandmaster Gareth – The Bigger the Bassline / The Bigger the Waistline (GM Sounds, UK)
Okzharp & Manthe Ribane – Maybe This (Hyperdub, UK)
Oribata – Batuki (Tiff’s Joints, UK)

#111 – Gnod & Surgeon, Blackmass Plastics, Magicpockets, Oribata

After a week in the wilderness, we’re back with great unknown artists, cult legends and some incredible collaborations – not least the one between Gnod & Surgeon. We kick off with a demo from jazz rockists Blegology and soon mix things up with dystopian electro, flute folk, Brazilian funk, and heavy hitting Soweto. We have collaborations between techno legend Surgeon and Manchester psych rockers Gnod, as well as Portugeses psych band Black Bombain and saxophonist Peter Brötzmann. Throw in some Half Man Half Biscuit and you’ve got yourself an immensely enjoyable hour of independent music.

Tracklisting
Blegology – We’ll Be Free (self-release, UK)
Blackmass Plastics – Twitch Pitch (Ugly Funk, UK)
Black Bombaim & Peter Brötzmann – Part II (Lovers & Lollypops, Portugal)
Michael Dues – Goodbye Rainbow (Tramp Records, Germany)
Magicpockets – Buckle (Penske Recordings, UK)
Oribata – Batuki (Tiff’s Joints, UK)
Gnod & Surgeon – Behind the Lids (Tesla Tapes, UK)
OKZharp & Manthe Ribane – Teleported (Hyperdub, UK)
Grumbling Fur – Heavy Days (Thrill Jockey, USA)
Half Man Half Biscuit – Tending The Wrong Grave for 23 Years (Probe Plus, UK)

#98 – Ela Orleans, The Invisible, Hedge Maze, Swans

Stunning electronic pop music from Ela Orleans and Alessi are two highlights from this week’s podcast. New tracks also from The Invisible, Endgame, SeekersInternational, KETEV, Hedge Maze and Swans make this a very packed new music podcast

Tracklisting
Ela Orleans – Ghosts and Whispers (Night School Records, UK)
The Invisible – Best of Me (Ninja Tune, UK)
Endgame – Sittin Here Redux (Hyperdub, UK)
Alessi – Love Travels (self-release, UK)
Chipzel – Courtesy (self-release, UK)
SeekersInternational – LoversDedication (Bokeh Versions, UK)
KETEV – I Know No Weekend (Portals Editions, Germany)
Swans – When Will I Return (Mute, UK)
Hedge Maze – Kerb Hits (Lobster Theremin, UK)
Tim Maia – Rational Culture (Luaka Bop, USA)

#92 – Jessy Lanza, Arşivplak, Noveller, Spectre

Our featured released from Turkey’s Arşivplak is just one of many highlights on this week’s podcast. We’ve also got new tracks from Hyperdub’s latest Jessy Lanza, France surfers Juniore, Colombian electronics from Titanik, Balam Acab, the brutal sounds of Spectre, and another one from the mind-bending I Know I’m An Alien. We also have a recent one from loud Japanese band Otoboke Beaver, and older sounds from Camberwell Now

Tracklisting
Otoboke Beaver – いまさらわたしに話ってなんえ [What do you mean you have talk to me at this late date?] (Damnably Records , UK)
Arşivplak – Volga Nehri (Arşivplak, UK)
Noveller – Pulse Point (Fire Records, UK)
Jessy Lanza – It Means I Love You (Hyperdub, UK)
Juniore – La Route (A+LSO, France)
Titanik – Costradamus (Pakapi Records, Argentia)
Camberwell Now – Working Nights (ReR Megacorp, UK)
Spectre – Enter the Holy Terror (Small but Hard Records, UK)
I Know I’m An Alien – The Anunnaki (self-release, UK)
Balam Acab – Underwater Forever (Orchid Tapes, USA)

#90 – Portishead, Brandt Brauer Frick, GAIKA, Family Atlantica

There’s nothing like completely transforming an Abba track for your first music in six years, but that’s what Portishead have done with SOS. We’ve also got self-released sounds from Map71 and GAIKA, alongside two new ones being released by the on-form Soundway Records – the mesmerising Family Atlantica and the acid folk of Vanishing Twin. Elsewhere we have new jazz from Sarathy Korwar through Ninja Tune, Belgian duo Tav Exotic via Vlek, DVA on Hyperdub, Brandt Brauer Frick on !K7, and Newcastle’s phonetic swear-filter avoiders KHÜNNT.

Tracklisting
GAIKA – BUTA ft Miss Red & Serocee (Mixpak, USA)
Family Atlantica – Okoroba (Soundway, UK)
KHÜNNT – Failures (Riot Season Records, UK)
Tav Exotic – Booty (Vlek, Belgium)
Sarathy Korwar – Indefinite Leave To Remain (Ninja Tune, UK)
Map71 – Body House (self-release, UK)
Portishead – SOS (self-release, UK)
DVA – Take it All (Hyperdub, UK)
Vanishing Twin – The Conservation Of Energy (Soundway, UK)
Brandt Brauer Frick – Holy Night (!K7, Germany)

#80 – Samuel Kerridge, 12z, PJ Harvey, Feels

Some exceptional swearing and even better techno and everything in between on this week’s show. We’ve got Hungarian experimentations from 12z, more experimentation from Fatima Al Qadiri, garage pop music from LA’s Feels, and a nice chunk of funk and disco. We’ve got the latest from PJ Harvey and close off with something rather rude from Scottish troubadour Aidan Moffat.

Tracklisting
Mission of Burma – Secrets (Ace of Hearts, USA)
Feels – Close my Eyes (Castle Face Records, USA)
Fatima Al Qadiri – Battery (Hyperdub, UK)
12z – Names or Labels (Other People Records, USA)
Suuns – Translate (Secretly Canadian, USA)
Feather – Be Real (Eye and Eye Productions, Spain)
Samuel Kerridge – FLA1 (Downwards, UK)
Brutal Force – The Number For Groove (Hot Shit, UK)
PJ Harvey – The Wheel (Island Records, UK)
Aidan Moffat – I’m a Rover (Kiss My Beard Productions, UK)