Stuart Maconie's Freak Zone
Stuart Maconie's Freak Zone: Robin Richards from...05/24/15
Dutch Uncles' Robin Richards talks about his soundtrack to 1928 silent film Lonesome.
FreakZone: Zeuhl Music
Zeuhl is a genre of music specifically for spin offs of the great French progressive band Magma, Graham Massey and Stuart Maconie take a closer look.
The Stranger Side of Glam Rock
Journalist and rock biographer Nina Antonia showcases some of the stranger sides to glam rock. Featuring tracks from Brett Smiley, New York Dolls, Tyrannosaurus Rex and Jobriath.
FreakZone: Five Tracks I’d Never Have Heard Without WFMU
Mojo Magazine's Andrew Male shares five tracks he'd never have heard if not for New Jersey's independent freeform radio station WFMU.
FreakZone: Jonathan Coe
Author and musician Jonathan Coe shares tracks that are intertwined with his writing in some way. Plus a debut of his own instrumental work.
Stuart hosts a discussion around new releases in experimental and left-field music with Andy Votel from Finders Keepers and Jonny Trunk of Trunk Records.
FreakZone: British Actors and Comics in Song
Stuart presents a playlist of British comedians and actors in song! Rare treats from Dave and Toni Arthur, a stella lineup behind Charlie Drake and Richard Harris’ Macarthur Park in full.
FreakZone: New British Folk
Trembling Bells' Alex Neilson joins Stuart with records under a loose theme of new British folk music. Including tracks by Heather Leigh, Richard Youngs and Vibracathedral.
FreakZone: Supersonic Festival line up
Director of Birmingham's Supersonic, a festival of experimental art and music joins Stuart with a selection of artists appearing at this years event. Including tracks by Gazelle Twin, Circuit Des Jeux and Sex Swing.
Gong But Not Forgotten
Stuart takes an in-depth look at the life and work of Gong front man Daevid Allen with fellow teapots Graham Massey and Andy Votel. Featuring Gong's first ever single, a rare as hen's teeth soundtrack to Le Grande Depart and selected favourites from...
Editor of The Quietus, John Doran joins Stuart to unearth music around a subterranean theme. Featuring tracks by Jimmy Cross, Lustmord and Death Karma.
FreakZone: Experimental Artists
Stuart is joined by Saisonscape commissioner Julia Dempsey to present a playlist of emerging artists from the experimental and sonic arts world.
FreakZone: Live Music
Stuart present's a playlist of live album tracks, including Wire's infamous improvised Peel Session 'Crazy About Love'
Ian Black from Slug
Singer Ian Black from the band Slug shares some of the left-field gems in his record collection. Including Japanese surf rock, two titans of experimental music Yoko Ono and Laurie Anderson and a Somalian band from the 1980s.
FreakZone: No Free Download This Week
This weeks Freakier Zone was a 60-minute mix of left-field grooves by Gilles Peterson for Stuart which you can catch up on the i-Player for 30 days. Unfortunately we are unable to offer it as a download here. Stuart is back next week with Ian Black...
Radio 3's Nick Luscombe takes Stuart through a selection of modern day troubadours working in experimental music. Including tracks from Pip Proud, Burton Crane and Evel Knievel!
Stuart presents a selection of songs that tell a story. Including Lou Reed's macabre tale The Gift, Momus' take on the Japanese aesthetic bishonen and The Monochrome Set's break up song.
FreakZone: Compositional Systems
Anne Hilde Neset joins Stuart with pieces created using specific compositional systems. From David Bowie's use of Brian Eno's Oblique Strategies to John Zorn's game pieces.
FreakZone: Techno Oddities
808 State's Graham Massey joins Stuart with oddities from the world of techno. Featuring Gherkin Jerks, Renegade Sound Wave and 808 State's remix of Yes' Owner Of A Lonely Heart.
FreakZone: Freakier Zone 2015 Calendar
Stuart creates an audio calendar for 2015 following the seasons with a track for each month. Why not hang it on the wall and write your mums birthday on it.
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