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Bonus #5 – Favourites of 2018 (part 4)

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#189 – RP Boo, HAAi, Hekla, The Innocence Mission

Congolese power showers, gnarly metal, and beautiful, stunning folk music pepper this week’s podcast. In amongst the usual blend of conscious hiphop, abstract and experimental electronics, and avant garde Japanese jazz. We have the latest from long-time favourite Bass Clef as well as new music from across the globe.

Tracklisting
RP Boo – Earth’s Battle Dance (Planet Mu, UK)
KOKOKO! – Azo Toke (ICI)
Hekla – Muddle (Phantom Limb, UK)
Micall Parknsun & Mr Thing – Still At It (Village Live, UK)
Tomb Mold – Manor of Infinite Forms (20 Buck Spin, USA)
The Innocence Mission – Records From Your Room (Bella Union, UK)
RyokoSam – パイププレイ (Raw Tonk Records, UK)
HAAi – Your Disk is Full (Coconut Beats, UK)
Thousand Foot Whale Claw – No Kingdom (Holodeck Records, USA)
Bass Clef – Charnel House (Happy Skull Records, UK)

#147 – KoKoKo!, Karen Gwyer, Aphex Twin, Pessimist

A stunning selection this week, kicking off with the absolutely spectacular Congolese band KoKoKo!. We also have new music from the legendary Aphex Twin alongside new tunes from some of those he has undoubtedly inspired, such as Karen Gwyer. There’s deconstructed drum n bass from Pessimist, space music from Henge, digital dub from Roger Robinson, a beautiful, long piece from Man Forever, something from down under in the shape of Suburban Cracked Collective, thrash punk from Casual Sect, and the latest stunner from the Gqom Oh! label with TLC Fam.

Tracklisting
KoKoKo! – Tokoliana (ICIyouare)
Henge – Jupiters Wild Ride (Love Love Records, UK)
Man Forever – Twin Torches (feat. Laurie Anderson) (Thrill Jockey, USA)
Roger Robinson & Disrupt – Bun Bun Bun (Jahtari, Germany)
Casual Sect – Mohair Fetish (Hominid Sounds, UK)
TLC Fam – Bridge Lase London (Gqom-Oh!, South Africa)
Aphex Twin – Korg Funk 5 (self-release, UK)
Karen Gwyer – The Workers are on Strike (Don’t Be Afraid Records, UK)
Suburban Cracked Collective – Oh Gravity… You Fucker (Chemical Imbalance, Australia)
Pessimist – Spirals (Blackest Ever Black, UK)