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#230 – Ajate, Hibushibire, Tomaga, Ben Vince, Padang Food Tigers

Lots of music from Japan gets us going on this week’s show, showing a glimpse at the breadth of sounds coming out of the country whether that be bamboo afrobeat, spandex-appropriate rock or abstract electronics. Elsewhere this week we’ve got dark industrial music from UAE, Welsh rock from mclusky* and Future of the Left leader Falco’s Christian Fitness project, and loads more.

Tracklisting
Ajate x NY.KO – With Regularity (180g Records, France)
Hibushibire – Ecstasy Highwaystar (Riot Season Records, UK)
Sun Dawei – 山賊 / 右盼 (Shanshui Records, Japan)
Padang Food Tigers – Woody’s Alright (Blue Hole Recordings, USA)
Christian Fitness – Newly Colonised Moon (Prescriptions Music, UK)
Nathan Micay – Join Me Or Die. Can You Do Any Less (LuckyMe, UK)
Tomaga – Bluest (self-release, UK)
Ben Vince – Our Love (feat. Tom Glencross & Jacob Samuel) (Thirty Three Thirty Three, UK)
CORIN – Dissect (Bedouin Records, UAE)
Black Shape – London (Hominid Sounds, 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

#224 – Amnesia Scanner & Bill Kouligas, Jan St Werner, Lena Raine, Bogdan Raczynski, My Disco

The usual blend of abstract noises coming from across the globe this week. There’s Lebanese belly dance music punctuated with Polish breakcore, experimentation from the magnificent Amnesia Scanner, amongst pleasant indie rock, video game music, and abrasive noise.

Tracklisting
Scalping – Satan II (Council Records, UK)
Amnesia Scanner & Bill Kouligas – Lexachast VIII (PAN Records, Germany)
Jan St. Werner – Glottal Wolpertinger (Thrill Jockey, USA)
Lena Raine -Tsukuyomi (Local Action Records, UK)
Orchestra of Constant Distress – Discomfort (Riot Season Records, UK)
Ziad Rahbani – Taksim Organ & Tabla (Fortuna Records, Israel)
Bogdan Raczynski – 318 22t7 (Disciples, UK)
Demolition Honey – Relaxin’ At Mayhem Hotel (Ohub Records, Argentina)
My Disco – An Intimate Conflict (Downwards, UK)
Van Goose – Wildstar (self-release, USA)

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

#213 – Tanya Tagaq, USA/Mexico, Deafkids, William Tyler, Krikor

On this week’s show we kick things off with the latest weird hiphop drop from Germany’s Prrrrrrr Records, we have pleasant jazz from Norway, beautiful guitar from William Tyler, an early contender for record of the year from Krikor, and some hefty noise from all corners.

Tracklisting
edac – onto (Prrrrrrr Records, Germany)
William Tyler – Call Me When I’m Breathing Again (Merge Records, USA)
USA/Mexico – Matamoros (12XU Recordings, USA / Riot Season Records, UK)
Trondheim Jazz Orchestra & Ole Morten Vågan – Far Ago and Long Away (Odin, Norway)
Krikor – T-800 Factory / The Austrian Oak Take 1 (self-release, France)
Test Dept – Landlord (One Little Indian, UK)
Chiclosx – Paso (DesembocadurA, Mexico)
Tanya Tagaq – Snowblind (Six Shooter Records, Canada)
Bremen – Aimless Cruising (Blackest Ever Black, UK)
Deafkids – Mente Bicameral (Neurot Recordings, USA)

Thanks to Nick McCorriston for editing this week’s show. Visit his website at nickamc.com and follow him on Twitter @nickamc

#204 – Colin Stetson, Parly B, Lafidki, Workin’ Man Noise Unit, Onom Agemo & The Disco Jumpers

This week our selection of new exciting music starts us off in Germany, where Berlin quintet Onom Agemo & The Disco Jumpers have a new afrobeat-flavoured record to get us going. Elsewhere we have more danceable music from the Capo Verde, Cambodian techno, South Yorkshire dancehall, Danish acid and lots more.

Tracklisting
Onom Agemo & The Disco Jumpers – Super Cannes (Agogo Records, Germany)
Claiana – Bizness (Favela Discos, Portugal)
E-Talking – Telephone Rose (Whities, UK)
Colin Stetson – Relapse (Anacapamusic, USA)
Parly B – You Mi a Look (ft Mungo’s Hi Fi & Charlie P) (Scotch Bonnet, UK)
Workin’ Man Noise Unit – Sloucher (Riot Season Records, UK)
Lafidki – The Ceremony of the Drowned (Bezirk / Chinabot, UK)
Anchorsong – Testimony (Tru Thoughts, UK)
Karsten Pflum – Red Roof (Moniker Eggplant, Germany)
Caterina Barbieri – We Access Only a Fraction (Important Records, USA)

#195 – The Necks, Kommerzklaus, Sauna Youth, Accü, Roy of the Ravers

From 111 year old whistling music to bang up-to-date Japanese dub, it’s fair to say that this week’s podcast is eclectic. We have a sample of the 56-minute opus from The Necks, experimental hiphop from Kommerzklaus, Tanzanian singeli from Bamba Pana, acid house from Roy of the Ravers, indie rock from Sauna Youth, extremely good Welsh pop from Accü and more.

Tracklisting
The Necks – Body (excerpt) (Northern Spy Records, USA)
Kommerzklaus – Being Lovesick at War (Prrrrrrr Records, Germany)
Al Vomano – Mayon – The Grave of Love (self-release, UK)
Bamba Pana – Agaba Kibati (Nyege Nyege Tapes, Uganda)
Sauna Youth – Percentages (Upset the Rhythm, UK)
Roy of the Ravers – Supremacy Royale (Acid Waxa, UK)
Nzamba & G36 – Vex (Pressure Records, Germany)
Alice J. Shaw – In Venice (Canary Records, USA)
Perhaps – The Number of the Priest (Riot Season Records, UK)
Accü – Am Sêr (Libertino Records, UK)

#171 – Eels, Silvia Kastel, Gazelle Twin, Dan Shake

Nothing warms up the snowy streets of South London like some hot South African boogie, but wherever you happen to be listening, you’re sure to be enjoying the latest from Soundway records. We have lots of decadent music this week – from Italian producer Silvia Kastel’s smelting pot of techno influences, Orchestra of Constant Distress’s brutal noise rock, Lando Chill’s Tucson hiphop, or Dan Shake’s adorable housey disco goodness. Oh, there’s a new one from Eels too…

Tracklisting
The Survivals – My Brother (Soundway Records, UK)
Silvia Kastel – Bruell (Blackest Ever Black, UK)
Eels – The Deconstruction (E Works, USA)
Guy One – Ete Songo (Philophon Records, Germany)
Orchestra of Constant Distress – Not At All (Riot Season Records, UK)
Sworr – Colder (Fair Weather Friends Records, Greece)
Meursault – Fuck Off Back to Art School (self-release, UK)
Lando Chill & The Lasso – yo luv (Mello Music Group, USA)
Gazelle Twin – The Dream Ends (Houndstooth, UK)
Dan Shake – Magic Marcel (Lumberjacks in Hell, Netherlands)

#148 – Tobacco, James Heather, USA/Mexico, Trans-Aeolian Transmission

The unmistakable sounds of Tobacco kick-off a US-heavy podcast this week. We go off on our usual globe-trotting though, with experimental Tunisian music from China, sounds from Austria, stunning contemporary classical music from London, a Spanish reissue of a lost slice of delectable funk. There’s a first record in 12 years from Mr. Lif and Akrobatik’s The Perceptionists, a Joanna Newsom edit from podcast favourite L’Orange, the awesome Butthole Surfers and Shit & Shine collaboration under USA/Mexico.

Tracklisting
Tobacco – Got Wet in the Bomb Shelter (Rad Cult, USA)
Trans-Aeolian Transmission – Extract from “Xinjiang, Taklamakan & Karakoram” (self-release, Tunisia)
The Perceptionists (Mr. Lif & Akrobatik) – Dirty Drumz (Mello Music Group, USA)
Becoming Animal – A Distant Hand Lifted (Trost, Austria)
USA/Mexico – Laredo (Riot Season Records, UK / 12XU Records, USA)
Hidden Spheres – It Ain’t Easy (Lobster Theremin, UK)
Hank Carbo – Fox in a Mini Skirt (Rocafort Records, Spain)
Institute – Powerstation (Sacred Bones Records, USA)
L’Orange – Heaven Sent (self-release, USA)
James Heather – Last Minute Change of Heart (Ahead of Our Time, UK)

#140 – Jun Kamoda, Mary Epworth, Drahla, Twenty-Three Hanging Trees

This week we’re covering the usual number of miles and sounds, whether it’s electronics from Uganda, dub from Romania, or indie music from Leeds. We have the new one from podcast favourite Surgeon, we also have new tracks from Twenty-three Hanging Trees, Jun Kamoda, Mary Epworth, Drahla, The Cosmic Dead, and Siobhan Wilson

Tracklisting
Disco Vumbi – Didi at Night (Nyege Nyege Tapes, Uganda)
Twenty-three Hanging Trees – II (self-release, UK)
Jun Kamoda – Blind Disco (Black Acre Records, UK)
Mary Epworth – Me Swimming (Sunday Best, UK)
Drahla – Fictional Decision (A Turntable Friend Records, Germany)
TST: The Southern Tenant – Silent Rage (Pure Destructive Records, UK)
Surgeon – Convenience Trap part 4 (Dynamic Tension, UK)
The Cosmic Dead – Psych is Dead (Riot Season Records, UK)
Musai Soundworks – Hoinar (Steppas Records, UK)
Siobhan Wilson – Whatever Helps (Song, By Toad Records, UK)

#122 – Music for 2017

Our last show of 2016 sees us looking forward and talking about what we’re anticipating in 2017. That includes labels who have emerged this year, artists with long-awaited album releases, and albums coming out early in the year that we want to shout about. Thank you for all your support in 2016, see you in 2017

Tracklisting
Clap! Clap! – Ar-Raqis (Black Acre, UK)
Lord Tusk – Absent Lovers (self-release, UK)
Throwing Snow – Cantor’s Dust (Houndstooth, UK)
Clipping. – Shooter (Sub Pop Records, USA)
Aquadab & MC A – Anatamohayaku, Saa (Bokeh Versions, UK)
Bad Guys – Crime (Riot Season Records, UK)
Moon Duo – Creepin’ (Sacred Bones Records, USA)
Move D – Want Some (Electrics Minds, UK)
Elf Kid – Reload That (No Hats No Hoods, UK)
Oto Hiax – Creeks (Editions Mego, Austria)

#110 – Mungo’s Hi Fi, Nick Cave, Richie Brains, Bamboo

Fun times on the show this week, with downbeat music from legends punctuating an onslaught of exciting contemporary experimental music. We have a chunk of instrumental dubstep, a smattering of grime and footwork, plenty of experimental electronics, library tunes, alternative pop and heavy rock.

Tracklisting
Mungo’s Hi Fi ft. Mr Williamz – Give Thanks to Jah (Scotch Bonnet Records, UK)
Leonard Cohen – You Want It Darker (Sony, USA)
Richie Brains – Likkle Som (Exit Records, UK)
Bamboo – Always Running (Crumb Cabin, UK)
Shield Patterns – Cerulean (Gizeh Records, UK)
French Mount Ultra – Broken Teeth (Liminal Sounds, UK)
Apprentice Destroyer – Voyager Synth Bed (self-release, USA)
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – I Need You (Bad Seeds Ltd., UK)
Youngsta & Cimm – Split Minds (Tempa Records, UK)
Blown Out – New Cruiser (Riot Season Records, UK)