Pure Niceness Records

#240 – Giant Swan, Alice Hubble, CMPND, Rey Sapienz, HTRK

Showcasing the best independent music around right now, this week’s pod takes us from DR Congo via Uganda, to a Brighton beach, through Italian dancehall, German filth house, abstract folk and into all reaches of experimental and forward-thinking music in between.

Tracklisting
Rey Sapienz – Dancehall Pigmé (Hakuna Kulala, Uganda)
Merlin Nova – Just Calling (self-release, UK)
CMPND – E.W.A. (High Focus Records, UK)
Ka Baird – Symanimagenic (RVNG Intl., USA)
Otang – Rot Yr Brain (Ware Collective, UK)
Giant Swan – 55 Year Old Daughter (KECK, UK)
Kapote – Delirio Italiano (Dub) (Toy Tonics, Germany)
HTRK – Venus in Leo (Ghostly International, USA)
Tiberias Towa & Tom Spirals – Flex Like Water (Pure Niceness Records, France)
Alice Hubble – Atlantis Palm (Happy Robots, UK)

Produced and Edited by Nick McCorriston. Hit him up for any and all audio work at nickamc.com and follow him on Twitter @nickamc

#222 – Laura Cannell, UKAEA, Gnoomes, Rōnin Arkestra, Sikka Rymes

The brilliant Metro Crowd LP on Maple Death Records is a journey in its own right, and its opening track – a dubby, abstract corker – kicks us on our own journey this week. It’s a trip that takes in forward-looking techno, French dancehall, twisted LA dubs, Irish jazz, experimental violinists and Russian punk.

Tracklisting
Metro Crowd – Gas in a Wagon (Maple Death Records, UK)
UKAEA – Shivering Dancer (self-release, UK)
Polypores – Rapt (Front & Follow, UK)
Mr. Zèbre feat. Lisa Dainjah – Tell Myself RUFF MIX1 (Pure Niceness Records, France)
Laura Cannell – Untethered (Brawl Records, UK)
Sikka Rymes & Duppy Gun Productions – Love Di People (ft. John D) (Bokeh Versions, UK)
Fixity – Becoming an Earthworm (Penske Recordings, Ireland)
Taupe – Get The Keys (self-release, UK)
Gnoomes – Sword in the Stone (Rocket Recordings, UK)
Rōnin Arkestra – Redeye Reprisal (Alberts Favourites, UK)

Produced and Edited by Nick McCorriston. Hit him up for any and all audio work at nickamc.com and follow him on Twitter @nickamc

#138 – Crème de Hassan, Praed, Danny T & Tradesman, Man from Uranus

A packed show this week takes us through African-influenced electronics to legendary Ethiopians, to hard rock and through digital dancehall. It’s a standard Independent Music Podcast episode – loads of varied, wonderful tunes, and plenty of questionable chatter

Tracklisting
Crème de Hassan – Touki Bouki / Krik Krak (Inversions Records, UK)
Hey Colossus – Experts Toll (Rocket Recordings, UK)
Pinkett – Da Pink (self-release, Taiwan)
Praed – Pyramids In The Sky (Annihaya Records, Lebanon)
Kollaps – You&I (Grade Ten International, UK)
Getatchew Mekuria – Shilela (Ethiopiques Series, Ethiopia)
Danny T & Tradesman (feat. Likkle Jordee) – Level the Vibe (Pure Niceness Records, France)
Man From Uranus – Cucumber Sword (Re-Alignment of Magnetic Dust, UK)
Jonas Reinhardt – Of Amunmose (Abstrakce Records, Spain)
Part Chimp – A Lil’ Bit O’ Justice (Rock Action Records, UK)

#128 – Danny T & Tradesman, The Comet is Coming, Jay Glass Dubs, Part Chimp

Why does Gareth drink skimmed milk? Only the most pertinent questions are getting answered on this week’s show. Fortunately we’ve managed to squeeze in the usual ten tracks of brand new independent goodness, including digidub from Leeds, three different French labels producing exceptional electronic music, UK grown electronics from Not Waving, heavy dubs and a new record from The Comet is Coming

Tracklisting
Danny T & Tradesman feat Sir Wilson – Bring it Come (Pure Niceness Records, France)
Matt Jencik – Relaxers (Hands in the Dark Records, France)
Ill Camille – Home feat. Damani Nkosi (Jakarta Records, Germany)
Part Chimp – Namekuji (Rock Action Records, UK)
Scorpion Violente – The Knife (Bruit Direct Disques, France)
Not Waving – Too Many Freaks (Ecstatic Recordings, UK)
Room Thirteen – Crushed Velour (Elestial Sound, USA)
The Comet is Coming – March of the Rising Sun (The Leaf Label, UK)
Jay Glass Dubs – Dislocated Dub (The Tapeworm, UK)
Rouicha Mohamed – Instrumental Musical Masterpieces (Moroccan Tape Stash)

#119 – Some good things about 2016 (best of 2016 pt 1)

As part of our best of 2016 series, we kick off December with Gareth and Anthony discussing and sharing their favourite vinyl purchases from the year just gone. It makes for a somewhat different ‘best of the year’ show, with records from pre-2016 and a large dose of 12″ singles that won’t get a look-in elsewhere where LPs reign. It’s the usual mix of genres, what else would you expect?

Tracklisting
Getatchew Mekuria – Ambassel (Terp Records, The Netherlands)
JahYu – To the End of the Earth & Sea (Steppas Records, UK)
Silver Apples – Fractal Flow (ChickenCoop Recordings, USA)
Blackmass Plastics – Twitch Pitch (Ugly Funk, UK)
Elza Soares – Benedita (Mais Um Discos, UK)
The Bug & D Double E – Box (Ninja Tune, UK)
Count Ossie & the Rasta Family – Misfits (Soul Jazz Records, UK)
Spectre – The Annunaki’s Return (Small But Hard Records, UK)
Forest Swords – Shrine Hold (Dense Truth Records, UK)
Asher Senator & Bony Fly – Tick Tick Boom (Pure Niceness Records, UK)

#101 – Hypnopazüzu, Asher Senator, Elza Soares, Manuela

After last week’s two hour party, this week we’re more focused on new experimental music. As well as an exclusive first play of the Hypnopazüzu track, we have exceptional samba experimentation from Elza Soares, modern dancehall from veteran Asher Senator, UK hip-hop from Ed Scissor & Lamplighter, and much more.

Tracklisting
Elza Soares – Maria da Vila Matilde (Mais Um Discos, Brazil)
Manuela – Cracks in the Concrete (Lost Map Records, UK)
Æthenor – Hazel (VHF Records, USA)
Asher Senator meets Bony Fly – Tick Tick Boom (Pure Niceness Records, UK)
Hypnopazüzu – Your Eyes in the Skittle Hills (House of Mythology, UK)
Bloque del Sur – Diagrama (Pakapi Records, Argentina)
Dead Neanderthals – The Bell (God Unknown Records, UK)
Head Technician – Exit Strategy (Ecstatic Records, UK)
Necro Deathmort – Mono/Serum (Tomaga remix) (Rocket Recordings, UK)
Ed Scissor & Lamplighter – Hyperballad (High Focus Records, UK)