Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry

#186 – Jitwam, Low, Blawan, Lee Scratch Perry

A show that’s best described as ‘chill’ this week, as most of the music will have you woozy in the summer sun. Another description would be ‘symmetrical’ as it’s bookended by two dub tracks – the first from debutants Spiritual Rockers, and the final note from legend Lee Scratch Perry. In the middle we have a 14 minute opus from Low, electronic experimentation from Jako Maron on Uganda’s Nyege Nyege Tapes, thundering techno from Blawan, cocaine pop from Jitwam and a whole lot more.

Tracklisting
Spiritual Rockers – Fireland (Steppas Records, UK)
Crack Cloud – Swish Swash (self-release, Canada)
Jako Maron – Katangaz (Nyege Nyege Tapes, Uganda)
Low – Double Negative Triptych – “Quorum”, “Dancing and Blood” and “Fly” (Sub Pop, USA)
Jitwam – Desires (The Jazz Diaries, India)
Blawan – North (Ternesc, UK)
Astronauts, etc. – The Border (Company Records, USA)
Hilary Woods – Prodigal Dog (Sacred Bones Records, USA)
The Space Lady – Be Thankful For What You Got (Les Disques Bongo Joe, Switzerland)
Lee Scratch Perry – Game of the Throne (Byrd Out, UK)

#38 – Keepers Special

The Independent Music Podcast is back after more than a year with an epic 22-track special dedicated to Anthony’s new night – Keepers.

The concept of the night is Anthony and guest DJs spinning vinyl records they wouldn’t usually play in a club, so expect the unusual, the amusing and the ‘not disco’. Gareth, amongst others, is guesting at the launch, this Tuesday, 4 December at Alibi in London.

So here is more than 90minutes of interesting music, amazingly eclectic, from the upbeat to the misery-inducing, plus the usual inane chatter than made people dislike the podcast last time around.

Tracklisting
1.Tango – Andrzej Korzynski (Finders Keepers Records, UK)
2.Spacescape – Heatsick (self-release, Netherlands)
3.21st century planet smashas – Disrupt (Jahtari, Germany)
4.Hold Fast Dub – Lee “Scratch” Perry (Cooking Vinyl, UK)
5.Cossacks Are – Scott Walker (4AD, UK)
6.Boxe Et Violence – Daniel J. White (BBE Music, UK)
7.Handyman Song (Ted Glen) – Ken Barrie (Post Music, UK)
8.Purple Stuff – Hounds of Hate (Italian Beach Babes, UK)
9.Supership – George ‘Bad’ Benson (CTI Records, USA)
10.Racing For Titles – Luke Eargoggle (Abstract Forms, UK)
11.Pookie – D.E.A.D. (GM Sounds, UK)
12.Data Module – My Panda Shall Fly & Benjamin Jackson (Five Easy Pieces, UK)
13.U good to go – Vybz Kartel (Greensleeves Records, UK)
14.Your Cast Will Tire – Raime (Blackest Ever Black, UK)
15.Rabbit Hop – Moondog & His Honking Geese (Honest Jon’s Records, UK)
16.Water World – Sam Spence (Finders Keepers Records, UK)
17.Wana Nene Wana Nene – Michael Zanini (Vadim Music, France)
18.11 – Dean Blunt & Inga Copeland (Hyperdub, UK)
19.Horsey Noises – Venetian Snares (Planet Mu, UK)
20.Goodbye Girl (Kuedo Remix) – King Midas Sound (Planet Mu, UK)
21.Vikram Vikram – Illaiyaraaja (Finders Keepers Records, UK)
22.Shack Up – Blackbuster (BBE Music, UK)