Rocket Recordings

#352 – Favourites of 2021, Part Two

Our second part of our favourite records from 2021 is a eclectic trip around the globe, taking in gqom out of Mexico, hip-hop from the … Read more

#341 – GNOD, Richard Dawson & Circle, Tirzah ft. Coby Sey, Low, Jana Rush, Hyacinth

It’s a return for some popular names on this week’s Independent Music Podcast. We got ourselves very excited when we heard of Richard Dawson collaborating … Read more

#337 – Pink Siifu, 700 Bliss, Jamaica!! meets Sly & the Family Drone, Me Lost Me, Leon Duncan, Still

Percussive music from Nairobi kicks us off this week on a usually eclectic Independent Music Podcast. We have avant-folk from Newcastle, the latest extraordinary hiphop … Read more

#332 – 96 Back & Cadence Weapon, Blue Ruth, De Schuurman, The Holy Family, Becky Becky, Bambounou x Bruce

Raucous uptempo noise blended with deep dubby electronics pervades on this week’s Independent Music Podcast. You wouldn’t guess from the opening psychedelic beaut from The … Read more

#312 – Angel Haze, ZULI, Pauline Anna Strom, Tiago Sousa, Colleen, YUNGMORPHEUS & ewonee

Bookended by sublime hiphop, this episode of the Independent Music Podcast takes us on a contemplative journey across the genres. From Portuguese pianist Tiago Sousa’s exquisite new modern classical on Discrepant to Livingdog’s tentative spatial folk sounds, there’s a lot to sit back and settle in to.

#300 – podcast favourites

For our 300th episode, we decided to ask our listeners to vote on their favourite tracks that we played between episodes 201-298. We received more than 400 votes, and have pulled the top 20 for you, split into two separate shows of ten tracks each. In the third podcast, Anthony and Gareth have picked their favourite five each.

#295 – Keeley Forsyth, Moor Mother, Pharaoh Overlord, UKAEA, Maciej Maciągowski, drwg

This podcast explores all reaches of musical experimentation, some weeks you might hear disco, other weeks you may hear metal. So when Finnish faves Pharaoh Overload combined the two on their new record for Rocket Recordings, we had to sit up and listen. Thankfully it’s phenomenal.

#294 – Oh Sees, Lucrecia Dalt, Sarathy Korwar, HHY & the Kampala Unit, Kibrom Birhane, Paisiel

There are few better ways to stretch your musical legs than the 8-minute delight that is the title track from the debut EP from Kibrom Birhane on the new Flying Carpet Records, and that’s exactly how we kick off this week’s show.

#285 – KMRU, Lila Tirando a Violeta & Lighght, Silvia Tarozzi, Jay Glass Dubs, J. Zunz

A great batch of sounds on this week’s podcast. Kicking off with the fabulous first cut from the new LP from Montevideo’s Lila Tirando a … Read more

#282 – Bo Ningen, Tomaga, Deafkids & Petbrick, Effluvium, Sun Ra Arkestra

Astounding posthumous work on this show, firstly from the tragically recently departed Jake Dunwoody, whose Effluvium project produced an utter masterpiece in Vera earlier this … Read more