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#253 – Favourites of 2019 Part 1

Never mind the decade, 2019 itself has been crammed with incredible that needs shouting about again. We’ve had a year of South Asian hip hop, Mexican techno, Scandinavian jazz, Japanese experimental music and loads more to celebrate. We’ve got a bit of that this week, and will spend the rest of December celebrating the rest of it.

Tracklisting
Big Brave – Sibling (Southern Lord Recordings, USA)
Bryte – Ice Cream (R&S Recordings / More Time Records, UK)
Sarathy Korwar – Coolie (The Leaf Label, UK)
Yao Bobby & Simon Grab – Bjole (LavaLava Records, UK)
Negativland – Discernment (Seeland Productions, USA)
Lokier – Fighting the Past (Pinkman, Netherlands)
Caterina Barbieri – Closest Approach to Your Orbit (Editions Mego, Austria)
Quelle Chris – Brain of the Ape (All City Records, Ireland)
Fire! Orchestra – (I Am a) Horizon (Rune Grammofon, Norway)
Fuji-Yuki – Blood Moon (Akuphone, France)

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#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)