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#198 – Giant Swan, Soap&Skin, E.M.M.A., JK Flesh, Guttersnipe

Back on normal duty this week, and what a selection we have: from the opening from the irrepressible Bristol duo Giant Swan through to “Leeds’ answer to Melt-Banana” in the closer from Guttersnipe. In between those delicious bookends we have a lot of tasty morsels, including the beautiful soundtrack from E.M.M.A., depression-busting sounds from Madagascar by Damily, the first record in five years from Austria’s Soap&Skin, delicate Mexican drone from Alejandro Morse, the new JK Flesh and a lot more

Tracklisting
Giant Swan – IANAH (Whities, UK)
Hen Ogledd – Problem Child (Weird World Recordings, UK)
E.M.M.A. – Liberty (Pastel Prism, UK)
Soap&Skin – Italy & (This is) Water (PIAS Recordings, UK)
Beans – Midnight (Hello L.A., France)
Damily – Malay Nama (Les Disques Bongo Joe, Switzerland)
JK Flesh – Genetics (Electric Deluxe, Netherlands)
Randall Dunn – Something About That Night (Figureight Records, USA)
Alejandro Morse – Farewell Twilight Bird (Umor Rex, Mexico)
Guttersnipe – Loaded From Vector Trap (Upset the Rhythm, UK)

#55 – Henry Blacker, Silicon, Ichi, Mari Kvien Brunvoli

Fela Kuti’s key collaborator Tony Allen kicks off this week’s podcast with a track from his excellent 2009 record with Finnish multi-instrumentalist Jimi Tenor. Elsewhere we’ve got exceptional soulful pop from Silicon, bouncy Thai goodness from The Super Ranat Band, a cut from King Midas Sound vocalist Roger Robinson’s new release on Jahtari, Japanese oddball Ichi, gorgeous Scandinavian folk from Mari Kvien Brunvoll, an exclusive first play of a track from the new Early Mammal LP, and much more. Expect the usual afrodisco (from Jake Sollo), eastern european sci-fi (from Rodian G.A.) and hard rocking brilliance from Devon’s Henry Blacker.

Tracklisting
Jimi Tenor / Tony Allen – Selfish Gene (Strut, UK)
Ichi – Go Gagambo (self-release, UK)
Henry Blacker – Shit Magus (Riot Season, UK)
Rodian G.A. – Printre Meteoriti (Strut, UK)
Silicon – Burning Sugar (Weird World Record Co, UK)
Mari Kvien Brunvoll – Everywhere You Go (Jazzland Recordings, Norway)
Roger Robinson – Ashes to Fire (Jahtari, Germany)
The Super Ranat Band – A-Ba-Ni-Bi (Paradise Bangkok, Thailand)
Jake Sollo – Weebo-Me Weebo (Africa Seven, UK/France)
Early Mammal – Morning (Riot Season, UK)