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#277 – The Soft Pink Truth, Marja Ahti & Judith Hamann, Anatolian Weapons, Sebastian Reynolds, Birds

It seems quite poignant to have a track from ‘Am I Free to Go?’ an LP of punk covers from The Soft Pink Truth – the project of Matmos’ Drew Daniel – on this week’s show. It’s been a while since we had some breakcore, but this record is a must-buy. All profits will go to the International Anti-Fascist Legal Defence Fund, which assists people all around the world with the legal repercussions of protesting fascism: https://thesoftpinktruth.bandcamp.com/album/am-i-free-to-go

Elsewhere this week, we’ve got some Sudanese jazz that sounds more like surf music, epic modern classical, jazz funk, dancehall, and your usual blend of the good stuff.

Our next online live show is on 11 June. Buy tickets from Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/independent-music-podcast-live-music-for-adventurous-music-lovers-tickets-106268092726

Tracklisting
Birds – Transcendental Phases (Höga Nord Rekords, Sweden)
Sharhabil Ahmed – Argos Farfish (Habibi Funk, Germany)
The Soft Pink Truth – Fuck Nazi Sympathy (Thrill Jockey, USA)
JonnyGo Figure & Genius T – Unemployment (Rebelmadiaq Sound, Spain)
Marja Ahti & Judith Hamann – Portals (OTOROKU, UK)
Sebastian Reynolds – Everest (Faith & Industry, UK)
Anatolian Weapons feat. Anna vs June – Athanato Nero (Invisible Inc., UK)
Unpure Impulse – 2 (Pater Noster Records, Germany)
Mai Mai Mai – Isola (self-release, Italy)
Lucky Brown & The S.G.’s – Pecan Trees Speak to Each Other (edit) (Tramp Records, Germany)

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

#129 – Miss Red, The Bug vs Earth, Jane Weaver, Ramson Badbonez

After some hazy sounds last week, we’re altogether more upbeat this week. You wouldn’t guess so with the opening track from Sax droner Colin Stetson, but with tracks from Miss Red, Moor Mother, Ramson Badbonez, and lost disco cats Teakwood, there’s plenty in here to get you going.

Tracklisting
Colin Stetson – Spindrift (Kartel Music Group, UK)
Miss Red – Lock off the Dance (Soul Jazz Records, UK)
Jane Weaver – Slow Motion (Fire Records, UK)
Ramson Badbonez – The Pick & Mix Experience (self-release, UK)
Moor Mother – By The Light (Don Giovanni Records, USA)
Waipod Phetsuphan – Ding Ding Dong (Paradise Bangkok, Thailand)
Left Hand Cuts off the Right – Void of Heaven (Box Records, UK)
Jaubi – Her Smile Made Me Smile (Astigmatic Records, UK)
The Bug vs Earth – Snakes vs Rats (Ninja Tune, UK)
Teakwood – Powerplay (Tramp Records, Germany)

#118 – Hey Colossus, Delia Derbyshire, The Wharves, Silkie

This week Gareth is playing records that are for sale via new IMP-affiliated record store RIYL. It’s an hour in familiar territory for podcast regulars, moving seamlessly between heavy riffage rock, through techno, Finnish jazz edits, library music, Gqom and German Christian funk, with new releases from Surgeon, Silkie, The Wharves, and Delia Derbyshire amongst others. RIYL.co.uk

Tracklisting
Hey Colossus – Hot Grave (MIE Music, UK)
Kari Komppa – 458 R.T. (DJ Sotofett Edit) (Jazzpuu Recordings, Finland)
Silkie – It Wasn’t You (Deep Medi Musik, UK)
Peter Janssens – Eingangslied (Die Rocker) (Tramp Records, Germany)
The Wharves – Sweet Merry Time (Gringo Records, UK)
Delia Derbyshire – Circle of Light OST Side One (Trunk Records, UK)
Surgeon – Bland Ambition Pt.1 (Dynamic Tensions Recordings, UK)
Grandmaster Gareth – The Bigger the Bassline / The Bigger the Waistline (GM Sounds, UK)
Okzharp & Manthe Ribane – Maybe This (Hyperdub, UK)
Oribata – Batuki (Tiff’s Joints, UK)

#115 – Clap! Clap!, Romare, Tom Furse, Brandt Brauer Frick

We’re mostly between California and Germany this week, with plenty of tracks from artists and labels in either (or both) of those places. The music is typically varied, with abstract hip-hop producer SELA, contemporary afrobeat from the KutiMangoes, Ghanaian gospel from Alogte Oho, and the latest from Brandt Brauer Frick. We also have a decent dose of London artists, including Horrors man Tom Furse, Ninja Tune producer Romare, punk trio Dancehall, and deconstructed dnb producer Pessimist.

Tracklisting
The KutiMangoes – This Ship Will Sink (Tramp Records, Germany)
Clap! Clap! – Ar-Raqis (Black Acre, UK)
Alogte Oho and his Sounds of Joy – Mam Yinne Wa (Philophon, Germany)
SELA – Makeup (there’s no way) (Error Broadcast, Germany)
Brandt Brauer Frick – You Can Buy My Love (K7!, Germany)
Tom Furse – Drone On (Kaya Kaya Records, UK)
Dancehall – Vs & Gs (Vibe/Anti~Vibe, UK)
Pessimist – Balaklava (A14, UK)
Romare – Who Loves You? (Ninja Tune, UK)
Fleshy Temples – Lake Quivira (self-released, USA)

#111 – Gnod & Surgeon, Blackmass Plastics, Magicpockets, Oribata

After a week in the wilderness, we’re back with great unknown artists, cult legends and some incredible collaborations – not least the one between Gnod & Surgeon. We kick off with a demo from jazz rockists Blegology and soon mix things up with dystopian electro, flute folk, Brazilian funk, and heavy hitting Soweto. We have collaborations between techno legend Surgeon and Manchester psych rockers Gnod, as well as Portugeses psych band Black Bombain and saxophonist Peter Brötzmann. Throw in some Half Man Half Biscuit and you’ve got yourself an immensely enjoyable hour of independent music.

Tracklisting
Blegology – We’ll Be Free (self-release, UK)
Blackmass Plastics – Twitch Pitch (Ugly Funk, UK)
Black Bombaim & Peter Brötzmann – Part II (Lovers & Lollypops, Portugal)
Michael Dues – Goodbye Rainbow (Tramp Records, Germany)
Magicpockets – Buckle (Penske Recordings, UK)
Oribata – Batuki (Tiff’s Joints, UK)
Gnod & Surgeon – Behind the Lids (Tesla Tapes, UK)
OKZharp & Manthe Ribane – Teleported (Hyperdub, UK)
Grumbling Fur – Heavy Days (Thrill Jockey, USA)
Half Man Half Biscuit – Tending The Wrong Grave for 23 Years (Probe Plus, UK)

#96 – Moses Boyd, Beatrice Dillon, Kind & Kinky Zoo, Pheeyownah

Gareth’s flying solo this week, but what a week for amazing independent releases – we’ve got the incredible modern jazz of London’s Moses Boyd to kick us off, and then we’re taken on a journey that takes in experimental, abstract electronics, German fun, driving electro and IDM, atmospheric soul music, desert rock, piano hip hop, and psychedlia

Tracklisting
Moses Boyd – Rye Lane Shuffle (Exodus Records, UK)
Kind & Kinky Zoo – Wonder Zebra (Rocafort Records, Spain)
Ensemble – Likwid (Versatile Records, France)
Beatrice Dillon – Curl (Alien Jams, UK)
Walt Bolen – Peace Chant (Tramp Records, Germany)
The Poets of Rhythm – The Plan (Mukatsuku Records, UK)
Pheeyownah – Mountain Peak, Sea Deep (Labrador Records, Sweden)
Henry Blacker – The New Evil (God Unknown Records, UK)
Gilead7 & Subtrax – Piece Offering (Echoes of Oratory Muzik, USA)
Cool Ghouls – Sundial (Empty Cellar Records, USA)

#85 – Independent Label Market, London special

Some brilliant independent record labels will be selling music at the Independent Label Market in London this week. To celebrate, we look forward to it by playing some tracks from ten labels who will be there, including new music from Jezus Factory, BBE, Leng, and Athens of the North. We also have older tracks that’ll be available from Houndstooth, Greensleeves, Keysound, Be With, Stolen, and Butterz

Tracklisting
Snow Ghosts – The Hunted (Houndstooth, UK)
Grand Blue Heron – Call the Shots (Jezus Factory Records, UK)
Maylight – Digits (BBE Records, UK)
Jacob Miller – Some of Them Say Them a Rasta (Greensleeves Records, UK)
Rocco Universal – Tiny Islands (Ray Mang’s Eel Pie Rebake) (Leng Records, UK)
LV & Josh Idehen – Imminent (Keysound Recordings, UK)
Kylie Minogue – Confide in Me (Be With Records, UK)
Mr Wigg & Co – You’ve Got a Lot of Living (Tramp Records, Germany)
Serafina Steer – Night Before Mutiny (Stolen Recordings, UK)
Swindle ft Flowdan & Mungo’s HiFi – Global Dance (Butterz, UK)

#77 – Prince Rama, Supermoon, Dreadsquad, Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe

Polish dub from Dreadsquad kicks off a podcast crossing across the genres, with new music from Brooklyn’s Prince Rama, Yorkshire’s moog master Matthew Bourne, and Haiku No Ku. We’ve also got covers performed by Scotland’s Supermoon and Kay Dennis, as well as a tribute to the late, great Clarence Reid AKA Blowfly.

Tracklisting
Dreadsquad & Blackout JA – Last Tune (feat. Kush Arora & Smerins Anti-Social Club) (Superfly Studio, Poland)
Paddy Steer – Bifurcation Arrows (Paraventricular Nucleus Recordings, UK)
Prince Rama – Now is the Time of Emotion (Carpark Records, USA
Blowfly – I Believe My Dick Can Fly (Alternative Tentacles, USA)
Matthew Bourne – Daniziel (The Leaf Label, UK)
Test Dept. – Total State Machine (Some Bizarre, UK)
Kay Dennis – Sunny (Tramp Records, Germany)
Supermoon – Day Drinker (Song, By Toad, UK)
Haikai No Ku – Saltes of Humane Dust (Box Records, UK)
Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe & Ariel Kalma – Mille Voix (RVNG Intl, USA)

2015 retrospective

Our parting gift for 2015, an edited three hour version of our 2015 retrospectives. Featuring some of the best music from independent artists and record labels this year.

Thank you for listening to the Independent Music Podcast in 2015, see you again in 2016

Tracklisting
Workin’ Man Noise Unit – With Love Supreme (Riot Season, UK)
Maffi & Peter King – Bad Memory (Jahtari, Germany)
EEK – Mouled El Ghoul (Nashazphone, Egypt)
Ramson Badbonez – Getdafucoutta Here ft. King Kashmere IV (Boot Records, UK)
Colin Stetson and Sarah Neufeld – With the Dark Hug of Time (Constellation Records, USA)
Dokkerman & the Turkeying Fellaz – Mango Season (Tramp Records, Germany)
Hey Colossus – Hey, Dead Eyes, Up! (Rocket Recordings, UK)
Metropolitan Soul Museum – Ruff Trk 4 (self-release, UK)
The Gaslamp Killer Experience – Apparitions (self-release, USA)
Stand High Patrol – Sleep on it (Stand High Records, France)
Onom Agemo & the Disco Jumpers – Trudy the Monster (Agogo Records, Germany)
Taman Shud – Viper Smoke (Trashmouth Records)
Miss Red – What Would You Like (self-release, Israel)
The Brother Moves On – Shiyanomayini (self-release, South Africa)
Euros Childs – Machine (National Elf Records, UK)
Teeth of the Sea – Field Punishment (Rocket Recordings, UK)
Swindle – Global Dance (ft. Flowdan and Mungo’s Hi-Fi) (Butterz, UK)
Emanative – As of Yet (Brownswood Recordings, UK)
DJ Khalab & Baba Sissoko – Kumu (Wonderwheel Recordings, USA)
Girl Band – Paul (Rough Trade Records, UK)
Susso – Bani (self-release, UK)
Commodo Gantz Kahn – Bitchcraft (Deep Medi Musik, UK)
L’Orange & Jeremiah Jae – Taken by the Night (Mello Music Group, USA)
The Comet is Coming – Neon Baby (The Leaf Label, UK)
Jane Weaver – Argent (Bird Records, UK)
Ela Orleans – City of Dis (HB Recordings, UK)
Senyawa – Gaib (Morphine Records, Germany)
Shit and Shine – Goat $hit (Rocket Recordings, UK)
Roger Robinson – Dis Side Ah Town (Jahtari, Germany)
Bill Wells & Aidan Moffat – The Tangle of Us (Chemikal Underground, UK)

#72 – 2015 retrospective (best of) part one

The most wonderful time of the year! Gareth and Anthony dig through a fabulous year of music to bring you three episodes of great, perhaps forgotten music that has come out this year. Did you hear the one with the classically trained Egyptian pianist with two drummers? or the Hungarian afrobeat? or the Rastafarian who has a bad memory and speaks to two Danish producers about it? Well get stuck in to the first of our retrospectives

Tracklisting
Workin’ Man Noise Unit – With Love Supreme (Riot Season, UK)
Maffi & Peter King – Bad Memory (Jahtari, Germany)
EEK – Mouled El Ghoul (Nashazphone, Egypt)
Ramson Badbonez – Getdafucoutta Here ft. King Kashmere IV (Boot Records, UK)
Colin Stetson and Sarah Neufeld – With the Dark Hug of Time (Constellation Records, USA)
Dokkerman & the Turkeying Fellaz – Mango Season (Tramp Records, Germany)
Hey Colossus – Hey, Dead Eyes, Up! (Rocket Recordings, UK)
Metropolitan Soul Museum – Ruff Trk 4 (self-release, UK)
The Gaslamp Killer Experience – Apparitions (self-release, USA)
Stand High Patrol – Sleep on it (Stand High Records, France)

Listen to the rest of our 2015 best of:
Part two
Part three
3hr edited version