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#309 – Murcof, Blanck Mass, SOPHIE & Autechre, Sunburned Hand of the Man, Ashley Paul, Simon McCorry

‘Atmospheric’ goes some way to describing a lot of the music on the show this week. From the sublime new opus from Mexico’s Murcof to the stunning cello experimentation of Simon McCorry, we have sounds that transport you to a range of different intoxicating realms.

#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.

#297 – Jane Weaver, The Bug, Bridget Chappell, Monkey Marc, Sonia Calico, Divide and Dissolve

A heavy Melbourne influence on this week’s show, with stunning esoteric electronics from Bridget Chappell, crushing doom from Divide and Dissolve, and dancehall from Monkey Marc. Elsewhere we have psychedelic pop from Jane Weaver, club electronics from Sonia Calico, big-band funk from The Yorkshire Film & Television Orchestra, the latest from The Bug on Hyperdub and a lot more.

#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.

#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, … Read more

#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 … Read more

#234 – Anna Meredith, Bobby Krlic, Dry Cleaning, Sexy Crocodile for Dinner, Sarathy Korwar

On the show this week we move between Japanese folk music, post-punk and modern classical, interspersed with some musique concrete from Cote D’ivoire and abrasive … Read more

#227 – Sarathy Korwar, Suzi Analogue, Sea Urchin, The Art Ensemble of Chicago, Viscount

Following our week a way we return overwhelmed with excellent morsels of global experimental independent sound. We start with Sarathy Korwar’s outstanding jazz/Indian MC hybrid … Read more

#192 – Tim Hecker, Mars89, Paul Frick, Sealionwoman

This week’s show has a lot of psych in it. From the opening riffs of Japanese band Kikagaku Moyo through to metal psych of Kurokuma, … Read more