Stuart Maconie's Freak Zone
Stuart Maconie's Freak Zone: Jaki Liebezeit and...07/05/15
Joachim Irmler from Faust and drummer Jaki Liebezeit from Can chat to Stuart Maconie.
Early Glastonbury Line Ups
Stuart looks back at the line ups of the first two live music happenings in Glastonbury in 1970 and 1971.
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.
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