meridian brothers

#203 – Meridian Brothers, Nazar, Marie Davidson, Lokier, Donny McCaslin

You don’t get many better hip wigglers than Colombia’s finest Meridian Brothers, whose latest slice of cumbian delightfulness gets us going this week. Elsewhere, Gareth has a lot of electronics on the heavier side of the spectrum, not least the Japanese collaboration of Shun Konno and Blind Beast bringing the abrasive. Anthony has amazing, amusing techno from Marie Davidson, afro acid Congolese music, Russian punk and a whole lot more.

Tracklisting
Meridian Brothers y Grupo Renacimiento – La Policia (Names You Can Trust, USA)
Nazar – Enclave (Hyperdub Records, UK)
Marie Davidson – Work It (Ninja Tune, UK)
Make’Em – Trava (Silo Rumor, Portugal)
Mirrored Lips – Мать (Cruel Nature Recordings, UK)
Lokier – Screws in Paradise (Pinkman, Netherlands)
Donny McCaslin – Beast (Motéma Music, USA)
Shun Konno and Blind Beast – 竈馬 (Luau Records, UK)
Zazou Bikaye – Na Kenda (Afro-acid mix) (Crammed Discs, Belgium)
Lueke – Champion (Version) (Editions Gravats, France)

#150 – Meridian Brothers, Circuit Des Yeux, Ty Segall, Shabazz Palaces

A stunning selection this week, kicking off with Colombia’s finest Meridian Brothers, we touch upon experimental pop of Circuit des Yeux, a fabulous collaboration between podcast favourites Hieroglyphic Being, Sarathy Korwar and Shabaka Hutchings, and the brutal punk of Lower Slaughter. We also have great new hiphop, jazz breaks, garage rock, and lost Somali tapes

Tracklisting
Meridian Brothers – Estaré Alegre, No Estaré Triste (Soundway Records, UK)
Circuit Des Yeux – Paper Bag (Drag City, USA)
Sleep Terminal – Angry Cunning Lizard Brain (The Audacious Art Experiment, UK)
Hieroglyphic Being, Sarathy Korwar & Shabaka Hutchings – The Doctrines Of Swedenborg (Techinicolour Records, UK)
Tubby Tooba – Bring the Needle Down (Dpercussion Recordings, UK)
Lower Slaughter – Bone Meal (Box Records, UK)
Aamina Camaari – Rag waa Nacab iyo Nasteexo (Men are Cruel and Kind) (Ostinato Records, USA)
Shabazz Palaces – Welcome to Quazarz (Sub Pop Records, USA)
Ty Segall – Big Man (self-release, USA)
Sothiac – ON (self-release, Italy)

#64 – Tortoise, Meridian Brothers, The Wharves, Alien Dread

The first track in six years from post-rock pioneers Tortoise kicks off this week’s podcast. Some more new music from Colombia’s Meridian Brothers, house from Medlar, techno from Scalameriya & VSK, dub from Devon’s Alien Dread, plus a new compilation of Radiophonic music, afro-disco and art house ambience.

Tracklisting
Tortoise – Gesceap (Thrill Jockey, USA)
John Baker – The Ice Cream Man (cue 18A) (Buried Treasure Records, UK)
The Wharves – Naz (Upset the Rhythm, UK)
Meridian Brothers – Vertigo (Soundway, UK)
Medlar – Loon (Wolf Music Recordings, UK)
Scalameriya & VSK – Codex (Power Vacuum, UK)
Rob St John – Branch Line (Random Spectacular, UK)
Alien Dread – La Loi Du Milieu (hornz dub) (Iron Sound, UK)
Maserati – End of Man (Temporary Residence Limited, USA)
Jo Bisso – Give it Up (Africa Seven, UK)

#52 – Milhoes de Festa 2015 (Portugal) Special

Disappointed by the Glastonbury rain? Milhoes de Festa will bring sunshine and great music guaranteed in Portugal between 23-26 July. This week we delve into the line-up to find the amazing local acts and our old favourites and feature them on the podcast. Including The Bug, Michael Rother (Neu) and Hey Colossus alongside lesser known acts including Batsaykhantüül, Raw Decimating Brutality, and THEESatisfaction.

Tracklisting
Golden Teacher meets Dennis Bovell – Like a Hawk (Optimo Music, UK)
Al Lover – Super Strength (Power Plants) feat. Morgan Delt (Cairo Liberation Front Remix) (self-release, USA)
Hey Colossus – Sisters and Brothers (Rocket Recordings, UK)
Raw Decimating Brutality – Andaime Infernal (Vomit Your Shirt, Portugal)
Michael Rother – Feuerland (Sky Records, Germany)
The Bug – Function (feat. Manga) (Ninja Tune, UK)
THEESatisfaction – Recognition (Sub Pop, USA)
Meridian Brothers – Guaracha U.F.O (Soundway, UK)
Perc – Tension (Stroboscopic Artefacts, Germany)
Batsaykhantüül – Sarari Gyara I (Favela Discos, Portugal)