Stuart Maconie's Freak Zone
Stuart Maconie's Freak Zone: Dan'l Boone09/28/14
Stuart chats to Alex Moskos and Nate Young about their debut album with Dan'l Boone.
FreakZone: Psychedelia Special
Stuart goes far out into the world of psychedelia this week with tracks from The Third Bardo, Ultimate Spinach, Strawberry Alarm Clock and more.
FreakZone: Cult Classic TV Themes
Stuart wallows in nostalgia at some cult classic TV themes with Trunk Records Jonny Trunk. Including Teddy Edward, Meet the Family and The Musketeers.
FreakZone: 1959: The Most Creative Year in Jazz
Stuart is joined by Graham Massey to look at some of the cornerstone albums in jazz, all released in 1959. This is essential listening for anyone interested in how jazz moved from bebop to free improvisation. Featuring tracks from several benchmark...
FreakZone: West Country Freaks
Following on from Portishead's Geoff Barrow sitting in for Stuart on the Freak Zone last week, Stuart looks at other musical freaks from the West Country. Featuring music from John Surman, Cornelius Cardew, Spinal Tap's Stonehenge and more.
FreakZone: Experimental Sludge Rock
Lisa Meyer from Birmingham's Capsule joins Stuart with some experimental sludge rock. Including Iron Monkey, Fudge Tunnel and Melvins.
FreakZone: Krautrock for Dummkopfs
Stuart Maconie gets Sunday morning underway with Krautrock for Dummkopfs. The term "krautrock" was used to describe the experimental German rock movement of the late 1960s and early 1970s by the British music press and Stuart is here with some of...
FreakZone: Sidsel Endresen
Stuart is joined by Radio 3's Fiona Talkington to talk about Norwegian vocalist Sidsel Endresen. Celebrated for her innovative vocal style often avoiding lyrics and words in favour of syllables and noises, Sidsel has been a revered figure in European...
FreakZone: Music of the Internet Generation
Stuart is joined by John Doran of The Quietus to unearth musical gems hidden inside the internet. Including 76-track digital albums, Electro Chaabi from Eygpt and field recordings in Syria.
FreakZone: Steve Reich: A Career Retrospective
Stuart speaks to the iconic minimalist composer Steve Reich about his most celebrated compositions in an interview recorded in 2006 around Reich's 70th birthday.
FreakZone: It’s Not All Brass Bands
Stuart features music inspired by the North West of England and chats to composer Richard Skelton who lives and works in a remote part of Cumbria.
FreakZone: No Free Download This Week
Stuart offers a message of condolence as there is no free download this week. Next week Stuart is joined by Richard Skelton to talk about music inspired by the British landscape.
FreakZone: The Various Crimes of Siltbreeze Records
Musician Kiran Leonard presents Stuart with the crimes of Siltbreeze Records, a US label of noise, leftfield sounds and strange effects.
FreakZone: Roundtable Discussion
Stuart hosts a discussion around the most intriguing new releases in experimental and esoteric music with Jim Jupp from Ghostbox Records and cellist Oliver Coates. Featuring tracks from Roll The Dice, OOIOO and Bruno Pronsato.
FreakZone: The music of Hermeto Pascoal
Stuart is joined by friend of the Freakier Zone and founding member of 808 State Graham Massey to look at the life and music of the beloved Brazilian musician Hermeto Pascoal.
FreakZone: Female Guitarists
Anne Hilde Neset from Radio 3's Late Junction joins Stuart with records by great female guitarists. Featuring Elisabeth Cotten, Marisa Anderson and Mary Halvorson.
FreakZone: Supersonic’s Lisa Meyer
Lisa Meyer, the brains behind Supersonic Festival, one of the leading experimental music events in the UK joins Stuart with some records looking at the history of the festival over the last decade.
FreakZone: Fiona Talkington's Music for Insomnia
Fiona Talkington from Radio 3's Late Junction joins Stuart with a selection of records around the theme of insomnia following on from Stuartâs interview with Matt Berry about his latest project, Music For Insomniacs.
FreakZone: Dark Side of the Moog
Andy Votel joins Stuart to explore the dark side of the moog as 6 Music celebrates electronica. Robert Moog, inventor of the iconic analogue synthesiser would have turned 80 this week. The Moog series of instruments were the first synthetic sounds to...
FreakZone: The New York No Wave Scene
Experimental rock band Swans emerged from New York's No Wave scene in the early 1980s. Following on from Stuart's interview with Swans frontman Michael Gira in the Freak Zone last Sunday, Henrietta Rowlatt joins Stuart to look into the roots of the...
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