Mark Fell

Guest show: pq (Nihiloxica, Hakuna Kulala, Hot in da Club)

The second in our series of guest shows. This time we have the exceptional producer pq putting together an hour or so of music that takes us from Southeast Asia to Uganda, touching down in Japan, Greece, and Rotherham, whilst giving us a taste of some unreleased sounds of his own.

pq is one-sixth of Nihiloxica, whose debut LP lands on 12 June via Crammed Discs. He is also one-third of blitzkriegesque synth duellers Hot in da Club and accompanying label Spooky Shit. He was the noise behind the immense Ecko Bazz EP on Hakuna Kulala.

Tracklisting
Eliane Radigue – Geelriandre (Important Records)
3 Men From The Brao Hmong Ethnic Group – Gaw Ja Galpeu (Ethnic Music From Southern Laos – Sublime Frequencies)
Mark Fell – INTRA-1 (Boomkat Editions)
Iannis Xenakis – Concret PH (El Records)
Tomoko Sauvage – Clepsydra (Shelter Press)
Angklung Part 2 (Badui Village Songs – Javasounds)
Xylophone Birifor (Art of the Balofon – Arion)
Brian Eno – Lizard Point (Editions EG)
Suara Parahiangan Group – Ayun Ambing (SP Records)
Grup Tongkek Agreed – Tongkek Medley (pq submix) (Aural Archipelago)
pq – kadod1 (unreleased)
Jako Maron – Maloya Valsé chok 1 (Nyege Nyege Tapes)
Drums Off Chaos – Clockwise Instinct (Nonplace)
pq – beater (unreleased)

#233 – Ohsees, Equiknoxx, Kefaya & Elaha Soroor, Achwghâ Ney Wodei, Laura Cannell & Polly Wright

After a few weeks of studio upheaval, our first episode in our new space is here – and it’s a bit of an abstract one. With fragmented samples of 78rpm records from a French library to Glaswegian dubstep, via violin experiments and Afghan folk music, we have the whole set of what’s good and great in contemporary independent music.

Tracklisting
Achwghâ Ney Wodei – Malalam Solom (Table Sports, Portugal)
Equiknoxx – Corner (Equiknoxx Musiq, Jamaica)
Oren Ambarchi, Mark Fell, Will Guthrie, Sam Shalabi – Oglon Day 2 (Thirty Three Thirty Three, UK)
Rapture 4D & Ruda – Hubble flow Dub (Scotch Bonnet, UK)
Kefaya & Elaha Soroor – Jama Narenji (Bella Union, UK)
City of Women – Sergei (Sähkö Recordings, Finland)
Stefan Fraunberger – Elegie (Morphine Records, Germany)
Ko Shin Moon – L’Offrande (Akuphone Records, France)
Laura Cannell & Polly Wright – Help Me to Salt Help Me to Sorrow (Brawl Records, UK)
Oh Sees – Henchlock (Castle Face Records, USA)

Produced and Edited by Nick McCorriston. Hit him up for any and all audio work at nickamc.com and follow him on Twitter @nickamc