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#220 – Madlib, Oh No, Vanishing Twin, Drahla, Andrew Liles, Sly & the Family Drone

A mix of the unusual and wonderful this week – and that’s just the 50-minute cover of 70s power ballad Without You by Nurse With Wound experimentalist Andrew Liles featuring writer and Quietus editor John Doran. We also have a new one from the peerless hiphop producer Madlib, some heavy bass from The Bug, synthpop from Argentina and loads more.

Tracklisting
Jamakabi & The Bug – Wickedest Dub (Pressure Records, Germany)
Oh No & Madlib – Big Whips (All City Records, Ireland)
Vanishing Twin – KRK (At Home in Strange Places) (Fire Records, UK)
Lauri Fire – Dialectos (Kriptonîa, Argentina)
Sly & the Family Drone – Jehovah’s Wetness (Love Love Records, UK)
Drahla – Stimulus for Living (Captured Tracks, USA)
Andrew Liles – Without You (feat. John Doran) (self-release, UK)
Volition Immanent – Whiteboy (MIND Records, Japan)
MoE – Sex is a Lie (Conradsound, Norway)
9XMentality – Dog Whistle (Heel.Zone, Italy)

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

#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)