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#108 – Paradise Bangkok Molam International Band, Kiki Hitomi, G.H., Unik Ubik

An exclusive first play from the new Paradise Bangkok Molam International Band record is just one highlight from an hour of new, experimental, and exciting independent music. We’ve got new Japanese digidub from Jahtari’s Hitomi Tanaka, dub legend Dennis Bovell-produced new music from industrial rock band The Pop Group, French/Belgian jazz from Unik Ubik, the long-awaited vinyl release of the OST for Megadrive classic Golden Axe, industrial techno from Yorkshire’s G.H., experimental electronics from rkss via Alien Waves, French pop music from Croque Madame, and brutal noise from Shit & Shine.

Tracklisting
Unik Ubik – Maximum Delirium (Rockerill Records, Belgium)
The Pop Group – Zipperface (Freaks R Us Records, UK)
Kiki Hitomi – Nightwalkers (Jahtari, Germany)
Veronique Vincent & Aksak Maboul – Paysage Volé (Crammed Discs, Belgium)
Naofumi Hataya – Death Adder 2 (Data Discs, UK)
Shit & Shine – Kramer Striker (Riot Season, UK)
rkss – Wave (Alien Jams, UK)
G.H. – Yorkshire Fog (Modern Love, UK)
Croque Madame – Jeep (Emotional Response, USA)
The Paradise Bangkok Molam International Band – Lai Wua (Chasing The Cow) (Paradise Bangkok, UK)

#49 – Supersonic Festival special

Supersonic festival kicks off in Birmingham, UK this Thursday. Anthony and Gareth celebrate the wonderfully diverse line-up in this week’s podcast. Opening up with a new track from 70s post-punk legends The Pop Group, we also dive into great artists performing from London to Ethiopian, stopping off with Welsh experimentation, Danish improvisation and Swedish pop along the way. www.supersonicfestival.com

Tracklisting
1.Citizen Zombie – The Pop Group (Freaks R Us, UK)
2.Wrong – Apostle
3.Russians (live from the lake in jazz house) – Liima (4AD, UK)
4.Cold – The Bug & Earth (Ninja Tune, UK)
5.Common Objects – Angharad Davies (Another Timbre, UK)
6.Hyperborea – Flamingods (Shape Records, UK)
7.Keep Some Hope – Wildbirds & Peacedrums (The Leaf Label, UK)
8.Futura Grotesk – Tomaga (Hands In The Dark, UK)
9.Gojam – Afework Nigussie
10.Cat Call – Ravioli Me Away (Upset the Rhythm, UK)