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#247 – Bohren & der Club of Gore, Jay Glass Dubs, Keeley Forsyth, Scalping, Zonal & Moor Mother

A bit woozy this week after some blistering music on podcast #246. There are film noir vibes from Germany, rare Obokano music from Kenya, synthpop from Spain, roots reggae from a trio of legendary producers, and loads more.

Tracklisting
Scalping – Ruptured (Council Records, UK)
Crème de Hassan – Song of Dawn (Inversions, UK)
Keeley Forsyth – Debris (The Leaf Label, UK)
BBC (Dennis Bovell, Jimmy Brown & Steve Cobby) – Quality Weed (Déclassé Records, UK)
Grandmaster Masese – Orogena Rwa Baba (Dagoretti Records, USA)
Myōboku – Cosaguapa (Foehn Records, Spain)
Bohren & der Club of Gore – Sollen es doch Alle wissen (PIAS, UK)
Jay Glass Dubs – An Ambivalent Path (Berceuse Heroique, UK)
ZONAL – In A Cage (feat. Moor Mother) (Relapse Records, USA)
Danny T & Tradesman – Crazy ft Warrior Queen (Samurai Breaks Remix) (Scotch Bonnet, UK)

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#187 – SOPHIE, Khalab, Flohio, Slikback

After the chilled week last week, we’re unashamedly throwing bangers at you on this week’s pod. The brutal, brilliant pop sounds of SOPHIE kick us off, as we travel through stunning sounds from Khalab’s new record, a new Ugandan record label releasing heavy bass sounds, Lewisham grime fro Flohio, and Polish experimental music from Edinburgh.

Tracklisting
SOPHIE – Ponyboy (Transgressive Records, UK)
Khalab – Black Noise (feat. Tenesha the Wordsmith) (On the Corner Records, UK)
Slows – A Great Big Smile From Venus (excerpt) (Deep Distance, UK)
Slikback – Ascenscion (Hakuna Kulala, Uganda)
YOB – The Screen (Relapse Records, USA)
Andria – So Far (Yes, Serbia)
Ekiti Sound – Ife (Crammed Discs, Belgium)
Ko Shin Moon – Zaffa (Akuphone Records, France)
Flohio – Bands (Alpha, UK)
Januszewski – Untitled II (Czaszka (rec.), UK)

#173 – Manami Matsumae, German Army, UKAEA, Game Show

This week we stretch out into the far reaches of electronic music, including a sublime piece of work from Indonesian artist Uwalmassa, game soundtrack art from Manami Matsumae, and drones from South Carolina’s German Army. We also have Romanian psych from Rodion G.A., the best rock record of 2018 from Anthroprophh, acid techno from UKAEA and loads more.

Tracklisting
Miracle – Light Mind (Relapse Records, USA)
Uwalmassa – Untitled 01 (DIVISI62, Indonesia)
Manami Matsumae – The Final Showdown (Brain Wave Productions, Japan)
Game Show – Metriculation (Impossible Ark Records, UK)
Anthroprophh – Dead Inside (Rocket Recordings, UK)
German Army – All Is A Question – Insurrection – Crisis of Memory (Discrepant, UK)
UKAEA – The Rake, The Loam (Extreme Ultimate Recordings, UK)
Expo 70 – Totality Wormhole (God Unknown Records, UK)
Richard Youngs/ Alasdair Roberts (feat. Donald WG Lindsay) – Kinning Park (Fourth Dimension Records, UK)
Rodion G.A. – Ore (Inversions Records, UK)

#167 – Best of 2017 (part two)

We continue our selection of favourites from 2017. In part two we cover Egyptian-influenced electronics, industrial music from Portland, the biggest hiphop star on the planet, Israeli dancehall, and a whole lot more.

Tracklisting
Al Lover & Cairo Liberation Front – Level One (Höga Nord Rekords, Sweden)
Kendrick Lamar – Humble (Top Dawg Entertainment, USA)
Sea Moss – Diurnal Enuresis (Crash Symbols, USA)
Stand High Patrol – The Shift (Stand High Records, France)
Crème de Hassan – Touki Bouki / Krik Krak (Inversions Records, UK)
Ex Eye – Form Constant; the Grid (Relapse Records, USA)
Trilion – Fuss Inna Dance ft. Guma Ranks (Scotch Bonnet, UK)
Coby Sey – Active (Peak) (Whities, UK)
Tembok Kamar Dinding Sekolah – Mati Rasa (Chinabot, UK)
Shit & Shine – Hot Shovel (Diagonal Records, UK)

#153 – Mamuthones, James Holden, Rob Mazurek, Pinkshinyultrablast

We’re now playing tracks that aren’t released until 2018. The new track from Italy’s Mamuthones is absolutely blinding and we cannot wait to get our hands on the full Rocket Recordings release. We have heavy metal, experimental violin music, the return of hip hop duo KMD, British hip hop, that Shit & Shine track we promised and all sorts of other goodies

Tracklisting
Mamuthones – The Wrong Side (Rocket Recordings, UK)
James Holden & The Animal Spirits – Pass Through the Fire (Border Community, UK)
Bisk – The Art of Raw (Blah Records, UK)
INTEGRITY – Hymn For The Children Of The Black Flame (Relapse Records, USA)
Nadia Sirota – Letter D (Bedroom Community, Iceland)
Pinkshinyultrablast – Find Your Saint (Club AC30, UK)
Rob Mazurek – Arrival from a Distance (Astral Spirits, USA)
KMD – Crack in Time (Adult Swim, USA)
Omni – Equestrian (Trouble in Mind Records, USA)
Shit & Shine – Notified (Editions Mego, Austria)

#149 – Ex Eye, Wanlov the Kubolor, Mésange, Ilia Gorovitz

A truly global podcast this week, with music coming in from as far afield as Ghana, Iran, and Israel. We have new music from closer to home too, with some jazzy goodness from On the Corner records, there’s also the new one from Colin Stetson’s Ex Eye project, techno from Mighty Lord Deathman, and rock sounds from We Wild Blood.

Tracklisting
Ex Eye – Xenolith; The Anvil (Relapse Records, USA)
Wanlov the Kubolor – Gigimz to Gongor (self-release, Ghana)
Mésange – The Cape (God Unknown Records, UK)
Mighty Lord Deathman – Enemies of Deathman (Pale Master Records, UK)
Bosaina – A Hundred Other Longings (Discrepant Records, UK)
Ilia Gorovitz – Turmoil (Raash Records, Israel)
Sote – Plebeian (Opal Tapes, UK)
Black Classical – JeJe (On the Corner, UK)
We Wild Blood – Lost + Bound (Hominid Sounds, UK)
Batfinks – Certain Death (Caoutchou Records, Belgium)