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#322 – Pan Daijing, Ben Vince, Derya Yıldırım & Grup Şimşek, Luis Vasquez, Richard Youngs, Kentaro Hayashi

The usual rollercoaster of sounds on this week’s Independent Music Podcast, from The Soft Moon’s Luis Vasquez’s stunning step into releasing music under his own name through to delicate experimental folk from Japan.

#308 – Divide and Dissolve, TT The Artist, Micall Parknsun, Dean McPhee , Meril Wubslin, Sarathy Korwar

A fantastic hour of new music this week, although the highlight could well be the sublime cut of Eswatini and South African music from 1989 that’s had a reissue on France’s Nyami Nyami label. That Azumah track is bookended by two fairly gnarly pieces from Canada’s Seum and Australia’s Divide and Dissolve, we also have stunning ambient soundscapes from Chinese debutant Voision Xi, straight-to-disc improvisation from Sarathy Korwar and Upaj Collective, timely social commentary from Micall Parknsun and loads more.

#276 – Meridian Brothers, Dijit, Einstürzende Neubauten, Chouk Bwa & The Ångströmers, King Rambo Sound

Quite a hefty batch of tracks on our usual global excursion. Starting in the Ukraine with some post-punk and travelling swiftly to Haitian voodoo polyrhythms, … Read more

#250 – Liturgy, The Mauskovic Dance Band, Pulled By Magnets, Baby Val & Paco Pack, Luminous Bodies

Over 250 episodes, the Independent Music Podcast has promoted 3,200 independent artists and record labels. On episode 250, we’re doing nothing more than continuing to … Read more

#242 – Innercity Ensemble, YĪN YĪN, Hand & Leg, Mirrored Lips, Somah & Nova

Thank you for continuing to listen and share the podcast, every week we love bringing new music to your ears and this week is no … Read more

#207 – Randall Dunn, Derya Yildirim & Grup Şimşek, Italia 90, Deft, Bad@Maths

As we close in on the year end, the exceptional new independent music just isn’t drying up. This week we take in the sounds of … Read more

#198 – Giant Swan, Soap&Skin, E.M.M.A., JK Flesh, Guttersnipe

Back on normal duty this week, and what a selection we have: from the opening from the irrepressible Bristol duo Giant Swan through to “Leeds’ … Read more

#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 … Read more

#158 – Geneva Jacuzzi, Les Filles de Illighadad, Shopping, Gökçen Kaynatan

Nonsense talk of travel gongs, bands with slideshows, and pop up vinyl ideas pepper this week’s show, we also have a whole host of amazing … Read more

#131 – King Ayisoba, Children of Alice, Derya Yildirim, Keiichi Tanaka

Simply exquisite sounds coming out this week, kicking off with an absolute banger from Ghana’s King Ayisoba. We’ve also got jazz sounds from London, Japan, … Read more