No Pain in Pop

#18 – Venetian Snares, Fostercare, Forest Swords, Dent May

After two weeks of DJ mixes, Gareth and Anthony come back together to talk nonsense and put across the best independent music releases out this week. An electronic opening gets fused with orchestral scores, disco pop and what we’re led to believe is ‘chillwave’ – but is just fantastic.

Tracklisting
1.My So Called Life – Venetian Snares (Planet Mu, UK)
2.Anytime – Fostercare (Clan Destine Records, UK)
3.International Dreambeat – Adebisi Shank (The Richter Collective, UK)
4.Raptor – The Horn The Hunt (White Label Music, UK)
5.Eastover Wives – Dent May (Forest Family Records, USA)
6.Silent Spring – My First Tooth (Alcopop! Records, UK)
7.Anything – Chad Valley (Maman Records, France)
8.I Like Triangles – Hounds of Hate (Back Yard Recordings, UK)
9.Rattling cage – Forest Swords (No Pain In Pop, UK)
10.Crack Witches – Master Suspiria Vision (Robot Elephant Records, UK)

#17 – Forest Swords, Ty Segall, Soft Healer, Gablé (Gareth’s no speaking mix)

After Anthony’s electronic led mix last week, Gareth provides one completely different. Including a number of tracks released this week – including Forest Swords and Machinefabriek – his is somewhat more eerie, but no less amazing.

Tracklisting
1.Martin’s First Letter – Wisbey (Trunk Records, UK)
2.Rattling cage – Forest Swords (No Pain In Pop, UK)
3.Movie Light – Soft Healer (Captured Tracks, USA)
4.Whyyy – Gablé (LoAF, UK)
5.On The Wall – The Dragons (Ninja Tune, UK)
6.Breakthrough – The Funkees (Soundway, UK)
7.Psykick Dancehall – The Fall (Step-Forward Records, UK)
8.Girlfriend – Ty Segall (Goner Records, USA)
9.Hilary – Machinefabriek (self-release, Netherlands)
10.Martin’s Second Letter – Wisbey (Trunk Records, UK)