Stuart Maconie's Freak Zone
Stuart Maconie's Freak Zone: Lone chats to Stuart04/19/15
Electronic artist Lone chats about making mixtapes at the age of nine and his new album.
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.
FreakZone: Roundtable Discussion
Stuart discusses new releases from the world of experimental music with the dream team of Andy Votel from Finders Keepers Records and Graham Massey of 808 State.
FreakZone: Best of 2014
Stuart looks back at his favourite moments from the Freakier Zone in 2014.
FreakZone: Festive Bells and Children's Games
Radio 3's Fiona Talkington joins Stuart with some festive bells and children's games.
FreakZone: Winter Solstice
Stuart welcomes in the longest night of the year with a wintery solstice playlist.
FreakZone: Robert Wyatt’s Side Projects
Stuart looks at the many and varied side projects of Robert Wyatt with his biographer Marcus O'Dair. Including tracks by Ultramarine, John Cage and Nick Mason.
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