Novelist

#235 – Novelist, Félicia Atkinson, Tomaga & Pierre Bastien, Odd Nosdam, Markey Funk

Straight out of South London is this week’s Independent Music Podcast and Lewisham’s favourite son Novelist, whose new EP has more than enough bangers to get us going this week. Elsewhere we have cinematic sounds from Israel’s Markey Funk and the legendary Pere Ubu, danceable riddims from Portugal, blistering dubstep, and some stunning beautiful music from France.

Tracklisting
Novelist – Rowdy Riddim (self-release, UK)
Markey Funk – The Old City (Som Recordings, Israel)
Rien Virgule – Zanne Nel Velluto (Zam Zam Records, France)
Von D ft. Blackout Ja – Dancehall Saga (Dub-Stuy, USA)
Pere Ubu – The Road Ahead (Cherry Red Records, UK)
Alex Figueira – Platanito (Music With Soul, Netherlands)
Rui P. Andrade & Aires – Fuchsia Timelines (Colectivo Casa Amarela, Portugal)
Odd Nosdam – FBT 14 (Home Assembly Music, UK)
Tomaga & Pierre Bastien – Bandiera Di Carta (Other People, USA)
Félicia Atkinson- Joan (Shelter Press, France)

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#175 – Peggy Gou, Novelist, Ill, Bruxa Maria

In a week between trips, we cover off some stunning new music, including Korean, Berlin-based producer Peggy Gou’s new one for Ninja Tune, Lewisham grime star Novelist’s debut LP, noisy goodness from Bruxa Maria and loads more

Tracklisting
Spill Gold – Mercury (Meduse MagiQ Records, Netherlands)
Novelist – Nov Wait Stop Wait (Mmmyeh Records, UK)
Angèle David-Guillou – Mouvements Organiques Part One (Village Green Recordings, UK)
Blackmass Plastics – Chaotica Metal 1 (self-release, UK)
Ill – Stuck on a Loop (Box Records, UK)
Peggy Gou – It Makes You Forget (Itgehane) (Ninja Tune, UK)
Julius Gabriel – Wind (Lovers & Lollypops, Portugal)
Black Moth Super Rainbow – Mr No One (Rad Cult, USA)
Bruxa Maria – It’s All In The DNA (Hominid Sounds, UK)
Oly Ralfe – The Bridge (Ghost Ship Records, UK)

#100 – Our 100th episode spectacular!

For our 100th episode we’ve got a double length special episode for you. Twenty tracks that allow us to reminisce on some of the great music we’ve played on the podcast in years gone by, whilst looking at some of the music exciting us today. Over 100 episodes we’ve featured 1,500 independent artists and record labels, here’s to the next 100 episodes!

Tracklisting
Starkey – OK Luv (Instrumental) (Planet Mu, UK)
Kenny Graham & his Satellites – Chant (Trunk Records, UK)
Novelist – War (self-release, UK)
Mark Ernestus’ Ndagga Rhythm Force ‎– Lamb Ji [Feat. Mbene Diatta Seck] (Ndagga Records, Germany)
Prince Jaabaal – Hailing Jah Jah (self-release, Trinidad and Tobago)
The Cold Seeds – The Perfume of Mexican Birds (Song, By Toad, UK)
Blawan – Getting Me Down (self-release, UK)
Jookabox – Don’t Go Phantom (Asthmatic Kitty Records, USA)
Sarathy Korwar – Mawra – Transcendence (Ninja Tune x Steve Reid Foundation, UK)
The Bug – Box ft. D Double E (Ninja Tune, UK)
L’Orange & Jeremiah Jae – Do My Best to Carry On (Mello Music Group, USA)
Salem – King Night (IAmSound Records, USA)
U.N. – Get it On (Prelude Records, USA)
Leona Anderson – Rats in my Room (Trunk Records, UK)
Woodpecker Wooliams – Sparrow (Robot Elephant Records, UK)
Two Fingers – Fools Rhythm (Big Dada, UK)
Soft Healer – Grand Isle (Monofonus Press, USA)
Soom T & Disrupt – Saved by a Ganja Leaf (Jahtari, Germany)
Solo Banton – Ganja is Good (self-release, UK)
Melt-Banana – Loop Nebula (Init Records, USA)

#94 – Field Day Festival Special

Field Day festival returns for its tenth birthday this year at Victoria Park in London. Gareth and Anthony run through ten of the artists they’re most excited about seeing, including some big hitters like Roots Manuva, The Avalanches, and Skepta, as well as some artists from elsewhere on the bill, including Ata Kat, The Paradise Bangkok Molam International Band, and Psychemagik

Tracklisting
Ata Kak – Obaa Sima (Awesome Tapes From Africa, USA)
The Avalanches – Frontier Psychiatrist (XL Recordings, UK)
Skepta – Man (Boy Better Know, UK)
The Paradise Bangkok Molam International Band – Sao Sakit Mae (Paradise Bangkok, Thailand)
Orchestra Baobab – Utrus Horas (World Circuit Records, UK)
Psychemagik – Mink & Shoes (self-release, UK)
Goat – I Sing in Silence (Rocket Recordings, UK)
Novelist & Mumdance – Take Time (Rinse Recordings, UK)
Moon Duo – Free the Skull (Sacred Bones Records, USA)
Roots Manuva – Hard Bastards (Big Dada Records, UK)

#86 – Diminished Men, Novelist, Maher Shalal Hash Baz, IXTAB

Anthony is back this week and he has some great music with him, including new ones from Diminished Men and Colin Stetson. Gareth adds new ones from grime maestro Novelist and French odd-pop oddballs Gablé. There’s also new tunes from Japenese art collective Maher Shalal Hash Baz, gnarly techno enthusiasts IXTAB, Bitchin Bajas & Bonnie Prince Billy, Australian producer Swell, heavy rockers Black Mountain, and Tel-Aviv producers Calo Wood

Tracklisting
Diminished Men – Oistros Dolorous (Abduction Records, USA)
Novelist – Hoax [Ruff Sound Movement] (self-released, UK)
Colin Stetson – Sorrow III (extract I) (52Hz, USA)
Gablé – Tropicool (Ici d’Ailleurs, France)
Maher Shalal Hash Baz – Haarp (OSR, USA)
IXTAB – Dbl-Vis (Bezirk, Latvia)
Bitchin Bajas & Bonnie Prince Billy – Despair is Criminal (Drag City, USA)
Swell – We’ll Both be out Soon (self-release, Australia)
Black Mountain – Mothers of the Sun (Jagjaguwar, USA)
Calo Wood starring Ester Rada – Diving Shadows (Raw Tapes, Israel)

#39 – Mumdance, The Wharves, Damaged Bug, Gnod

A fascinating week of releases to bring the podcast back after a three year break, we’re opening with an astounding track from the new Bill Wells and Aidan Moffat LP and over the hour take in lost afrobeat, unreleased 60s soul, cellphone African rap and the new one from Thee Oh Sees’ John Dwyer. Music from across the globe and across genres, it’s a mind-blowing selection of tracks.

Tracklisting
1.Lock up your Lambs – Bill Wells & Aidan Moffat (Chemikal Underground, UK)
2.Topix – Unik Ubik (Love Mazout, Belgium)
3.The Mirror – Damaged Bug (Castle Face Records, USA)
4.Yere Yira – Papito ft Iba One (Sahel Sounds, USA)
5.Osaka Ranti – Orlando Julius and the Afro Sounders (Voodoo Funk, USA)
6.Oh love is teasing – Jean Ritchie
7.Take Time ft Novelist – Mumdance (Rinse, UK)
8.The World is Good – Gnod (God Unknown Records, UK)
9.Take me to your leader – The Sharpees (Secret Stash Records, USA)
10.Faultline – The Wharves (Gringo Records, UK)