National Elf Records

2015 retrospective

Our parting gift for 2015, an edited three hour version of our 2015 retrospectives. Featuring some of the best music from independent artists and record labels this year.

Thank you for listening to the Independent Music Podcast in 2015, see you again in 2016

Tracklisting
Workin’ Man Noise Unit – With Love Supreme (Riot Season, UK)
Maffi & Peter King – Bad Memory (Jahtari, Germany)
EEK – Mouled El Ghoul (Nashazphone, Egypt)
Ramson Badbonez – Getdafucoutta Here ft. King Kashmere IV (Boot Records, UK)
Colin Stetson and Sarah Neufeld – With the Dark Hug of Time (Constellation Records, USA)
Dokkerman & the Turkeying Fellaz – Mango Season (Tramp Records, Germany)
Hey Colossus – Hey, Dead Eyes, Up! (Rocket Recordings, UK)
Metropolitan Soul Museum – Ruff Trk 4 (self-release, UK)
The Gaslamp Killer Experience – Apparitions (self-release, USA)
Stand High Patrol – Sleep on it (Stand High Records, France)
Onom Agemo & the Disco Jumpers – Trudy the Monster (Agogo Records, Germany)
Taman Shud – Viper Smoke (Trashmouth Records)
Miss Red – What Would You Like (self-release, Israel)
The Brother Moves On – Shiyanomayini (self-release, South Africa)
Euros Childs – Machine (National Elf Records, UK)
Teeth of the Sea – Field Punishment (Rocket Recordings, UK)
Swindle – Global Dance (ft. Flowdan and Mungo’s Hi-Fi) (Butterz, UK)
Emanative – As of Yet (Brownswood Recordings, UK)
DJ Khalab & Baba Sissoko – Kumu (Wonderwheel Recordings, USA)
Girl Band – Paul (Rough Trade Records, UK)
Susso – Bani (self-release, UK)
Commodo Gantz Kahn – Bitchcraft (Deep Medi Musik, UK)
L’Orange & Jeremiah Jae – Taken by the Night (Mello Music Group, USA)
The Comet is Coming – Neon Baby (The Leaf Label, UK)
Jane Weaver – Argent (Bird Records, UK)
Ela Orleans – City of Dis (HB Recordings, UK)
Senyawa – Gaib (Morphine Records, Germany)
Shit and Shine – Goat $hit (Rocket Recordings, UK)
Roger Robinson – Dis Side Ah Town (Jahtari, Germany)
Bill Wells & Aidan Moffat – The Tangle of Us (Chemikal Underground, UK)

#73 – 2015 retrospective (best of) part two

The second part of our 2015 retrospective takes us into newer territory, with a brand new release from an Israeli dub MC making the cut. Alongside that we’ve got the best in afrobeat (even if it doesn’t meet the Kuti threshold), grime, and South African begging for your ears from a year of outstanding independent releases.

Tracklisting
Onom Agemo & the Disco Jumpers – Trudy the Monster (Agogo Records, Germany)
Taman Shud – Viper Smoke (Trashmouth Records)
Miss Red – What Would You Like (self-release, Israel)
The Brother Moves On – Shiyanomayini (self-release, South Africa)
Euros Childs – Machine (National Elf Records, UK)
Teeth of the Sea – Field Punishment (Rocket Recordings, UK)
Swindle – Global Dance (ft. Flowdan and Mungo’s Hi-Fi) (Butterz, UK)
Emanative – As of Yet (Brownswood Recordings, UK)
DJ Khalab & Baba Sissoko – Kumu (Wonderwheel Recordings, USA)
Girl Band – Paul (Rough Trade Records, UK)

Listen to the rest of our 2015 best of:
Part one
Part three
3hr edited version

#29 – Tobacco, Ritualzz, Euros Childs, Bardo Pond

Possibly too much 80s influence here, with lots of synths, and a song from Adam & Joe influenced by the 80s. Don’t worry though, there is plenty of goodness included, not least the increasingly popular sound of Gatekeeper, new brutality from Tobacco and Hyperdub’s Terror Danjah, new piano-led pop on Bella Union and a 13-minute epic from Majeure. It’s good to be back.

Tracklisting
1.TV all Greasy (feat. Anti-Pop Consortium) – Tobacco (Anticon, USA)
2.Chains – Gatekeeper (Merok Records, UK)
3.Incredible Song – Adam & Joe (Dreamboat Records, UK)
4.Misery Walk – Ritualzz (Robot Elephant Records, UK)
5.Wasp Moon Bounce – Euros Childs (National Elf Records, UK)
6.Apples & Pears (worriedaboutsatan remix) – Nedry (Monotreme Records, UK)
7.Grand Opening (feat. Dream Mclean) – Terror Danjah (Hyperdub, UK)
8.Other Islands II – Ben Butler & Mousepad (LoAF, UK)
9.Don’t Know About You – Bardo Pond (Fire Records, UK)
10.What Became of You and I – Treefight For Sunlight (Tambourhinoceros, Denmark)
11.The Dresden Codex – Majeure (Temporary Residence Limited, USA)

#10 – Tobacco, Euros Childs, Left With Pictures, Becoming Real

Forget the football, it’s Independent Music Podcast time! Gareth’s happy because Castleford Tigers won, Anthony has no idea what the sport they play is. There’s a celebration of the Storm the Charts event happening this week, and a lot of new releases from fantastic independent artists.

Tracklisting
1.Constellation Dirtbike Head – Tobacco (Anticon, USA)
2.Rhizomes – Effi Briest (Blast First Petite, UK)
3.Bombastic Mind – Mental Health (self-release, UK)
4.Jen’s Clock – Becoming Real (Ramp Recordings, UK
5.Teleparp – Jem Stone (Freshly Squeezed Music, UK)
6.How Do You Do – Euros Childs (National Elf Records, UK)
7.Things We Left Behind – Fuzzy Lights (Little Red Rabbit Records, UK)
8.Unsound Skin – Toob (Process Recordings, UK)
9.Who Killed Rob? – Foxes! (CatCutter Records, UK)
10.River Avon – Left With Pictures (Organ Grinder Records, UK)
11.Heaven – The Brute Chorus (TAPE Records, UK)
12.Ret Marut Handshake – Anbb (Raster-Noton, Germany)