Versatile Records

#200 – Shackleton, Jerusalem In My Heart, Etienne Jaumet, Tomás Urquieta, Lucinda Chua

Episode 200 is here but for regular listeners it’s just another Independent Music Podcast. We have the usual trapse around the globe finding innovative, exciting music. So whether is Chilean techno from Tomás Urquieta, Arabic-Canadian experimentalism from Jerusalem In My Heart, or contemporary dance soundtracks from England’s Sebastian Reynolds we have you covered. We also have stunning cello drone from Lucinda Chua, the electro reimaginings of classic jazz tracks from Etienne Jaumet, post punk from Collate, something mesmerising from Mildred Maude and a whole lot more.

Tracklisting
Sebastian Reynolds – Drum Pyramid (stereo mix) (self-release, UK)
Vessel – Argo (For Maggie) (Tri Angle, UK)
Pokus – Wizard (self-release, UK)
Mildred Maude – CPA III (The Weird Beard Records, UK)
Tomás Urquieta – La Sustancia de la Materia (Infinite Machine, Mexico)
Lucinda Chua – Somebody Who (self-release, UK)
Jerusalem In My Heart – Wa Ta’atalat Loughat Al Kalam (Part III + IV) (Constellation Records, Canada)
Etienne Jaumet – Caravan (Versatile Records, France)
Collate – Phone Call (self-release, USA)
Shackleton – Furnace of Guts (Woe to The Septic Heart, UK)

Raw Power Festival 2018 special

Gareth is away this week, so instead of a usual show we’re featuring ten artists on the bill at this year’s Raw Power Festival.

To buy tickets, visit: https://babayaga.ticketabc.com/events/raw-power-2018/

Tracklisting
Circle – Terminal (Southern Lord Recordings)
Zombie Zombie – L’esprit du cimetiere, pt.2 – Theme principal (Versatile Records, France)
GHOLD – Nothing Dreamt (Crypt Of The Wizard Records, UK)
Slowcoaches – Complex (Leisure & District, UK)
Cocaine Piss – Pinacolalove (Hypertension Records, Belgium)
Father Murphy – A Purpose (Flenser Records, USA)
No Spill Blood – Back to the Earth (Sargent House, USA)
Snapped Ankles – Hanging With the Moon (The Leaf Label, UK)
Godflesh – Mirror of Finite Light (Avalanche Recordings, UK)
Mirrored Lips – Русский Кокаин (Alakir Records, Israel)

#156 – Godspeed You! Black Emperor , Zombie Zombie, AK/DK, Minor Science

We’re hitting the uptempo button this week with blinding new tunes from AK/DK, Zombie Zombie, Graham Dunning and Minor Science alongside some reissued Afrofunk from Cameroon’s Jo Tongo. We also have neo-classical music from Astrïd & Rachel Grimes, the latest from post rock titans Godspeed You! Black Emperor, indie rock from Protomartyr and gorgeous latin music from Esther Suarez and Niña de la Puebla

Tracklisting
AK/DK – Morphology (Little Miss Echo Recordings, UK)
Minor Science – Volumes (Whities, UK)
Esther Suarez – Agua Del Olvido (Little Axe Records, USA)
Zombie Zombie – Livity (Versatile Records, France)
Godspeed You! Black Emperor – Anthem For No State, Pt. III (Constellation Records, Canada)
Niña de la Puebla – Tinieblas (Darkness) (Death is Not the End Records, UK)
Protomartyr – A Private Understanding (Domino Recordings, UK)
Jo Tongo – Funky Feeling (Africa Seven, UK)
Graham Dunning – Suspicious Rhythem (tape version) (Fractal Meat Cuts, UK)
Astrïd & Rachel Grimes – The Herald en Masse (Gizeh Records, 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)

#25 – Master Musicians of Bukkake, Acid Mothers Temple, Hounds of Hate, John Fairhurst

This week we have the phenomenal new Master Musicians of Bukkake record, a TV theme tune, the latest from podcast faves Hounds of Hate, a wonderful live recording of Grubby Mitts and a podcast jingle showcase. Lots of other fabulous tracks to be consumed too…

Tracklisting
1.Theme From The Science Fiction Telivision Show ‘Ban Bè Cua Anh Ay’ – Master Musicians of Bukkake (Conspiracy Records, Belgium)
2.Warp Lag – Acid Mothers Temple & Stearica (Robot Elephant Records, UK)
3.Accroche-Toi, Caroline – Claude Vasari (De Wolfe Music, UK)
4.Head Anthem – Hounds of Hate (Italian Beach Babes, UK)
5.Big Dig – John Fairhurst (Debt Records, UK)
6.Say you will – Ritualz (self-release, Mexico)
7.Needle In The Hay – Elliott Smith (Domino Records, UK)
8.Necro Effigy – Necro Deathmort (Distraction Records, UK)
9.Sugar – Young Prisms (Kanine Records, USA)
10.Tourist – Seams (Full Time Hobby, UK)
11.The Bank Robbery – Zombie Zombie ( Versatile Records, France)
12.Mountain and I (Live at Tate) – Grubby Mitts (self-release, UK)