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A weekly show that brings you ten new tracks from artists from across the world. We cover every genre conceivable, from abstract techno, mutated dancehall, dark metal to Chinese bin lid music or something else - if it's recorded outside of the major label system, we're up for playing it. You'll find music you love, music you don't understand, and music that'll change your life.

A weekly show that brings you ten new tracks from artists from across the world. We cover every genre conceivable, from abstract techno, mutated dancehall, dark metal to Chinese bin lid music or something else - if it's recorded outside of the major label system, we're up for playing it. You'll find music you love, music you don't understand, and music that'll change your life.


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A weekly show that brings you ten new tracks from artists from across the world. We cover every genre conceivable, from abstract techno, mutated dancehall, dark metal to Chinese bin lid music or something else - if it's recorded outside of the major label system, we're up for playing it. You'll find music you love, music you don't understand, and music that'll change your life.




#342 – Mike G feat. Lil B, Stealing Sheep and the Radiophonic Workshop, Ben LaMar Gay, Grouper, Disrupt, Lotic - 27 September 2021

A mellow but extraordinarily varied podcast this week, as we explore some of the latest releases across the musical spectrum. From Japanese folk to ferocious noise rock, stopping off at hip hop, Indonesian avant garde experimentation, roots reggae, and library music. There’s a lot to enjoy on this relatively short – but packed full of goodness – episode of the Independent Music Podcast. Tracklisting Stealing Sheep and the Radiophonic Workshop – Council of Draags pt.I (Fire Records,...


#341 - GNOD, Richard Dawson & Circle, Tirzah ft. Coby Sey, Low, Jana Rush, Hyacinth - 20 September 2021

It's a return for some popular names on this week's Independent Music Podcast. We got ourselves very excited when we heard of Richard Dawson collaborating with Finnish underground dominators Circle and the first results - appearing on the show - are worthy of the anticipation. We also have the new one from perennial pod favourites GNOD, a track we both deem to be Low's absolute best, and another cut from the mesmerising Jana Rush record we played a couple of months back. Also appearing this...


#340 – Mira Calix, Dijit & Krikor, The Umlauts, Mujician, Sababa 5, Kulk - 13 September 2021

Heavy hitters abound on this week’s Independent Music Podcast, gathering highlights including the dark drum and bass of Kesa Getame on ANA, the Krikor remix of Cairo’s Dijit, and an absolutely sublime new one from Mira Calix on Warp. Tracklisting The Umlauts – Um Politik (PRAH Recordings, UK) Kesa Getame – B2 (ANA, UK) Kulk – Shuck (Hominid Sounds, UK) Sababa 5 – Rosenzweig (Batov Records, UK) Mira Calix – There is Always a Girl With a Secret (Warp Records, UK) Sputnik One – Microbead...


#339 – Otim Alpha, Elena Setien, Rose Bonica, Irreversible Entanglements, Galen Tipton, Mildred Maude - 6 September 2021

We go in hard this week, with the consistently dancefloor filling Otim Alpha terrorising us with his high BPM electro Acholi sounds. There are let-ups sprinkled across the pod, with the exquisite new Elena Setien record on Thrill Jockey, and spiritual jazz from Irreversible Entanglements. Mostly though, we’re going uptempo, with a cracker from Rose Bonica, Gorge sounds from Adam Ondo Martenot, and Niger hip hop from Mamaki Boys, proving massive highlights on the pod. Tracklisting Otim...


#338 - KUUNATIC, Lia Mice, HTRK, Amazondotcom, Ben Chasny, The Parrots - 30 August 2021

From punk black metal to fingerpicking folk, via the "mind-spanking workouts" of the fabulous Ábris Gryllus and bouncy electronics of Lia Mice, there's pretty much something for everyone on this week's podcast. Tracklisting Betamax vs Clive Bell - Visions (Byrd Out, UK) KUUNATIC - Tītián (Glitterbeat Records, Germany) HTRK - Kiss Kiss and Rhinestones (N&J Blueberries, Australia) Ábris Gryllus - OBJECT 09 (The Death of Rave, UK) Lia Mice - We Dance Back to Back Arcanist - Drinking...


#337 – Pink Siifu, 700 Bliss, Jamaica!! meets Sly & the Family Drone, Me Lost Me, Leon Duncan, Still - 16 August 2021

Percussive music from Nairobi kicks us off this week on a usually eclectic Independent Music Podcast. We have avant-folk from Newcastle, the latest extraordinary hiphop experiments from Pink Siifu, a new electronic label from Shanghai, a collaboration between Jamaica!! and pod favourites Sly & the Family Drone, and lots more. Tracklisting Leon Duncan – Rucio (Hakuna Kulala, Uganda) Me Lost Me – Acrobat on the Roof (self-release, UK) Pink Siifu – BACK’! (Field-Left, USA) Still – Half...


#336 – Solemn Brigham, Awkward Corners, Clinamen, Rắn Cạp Đuôi Collective, Hotmood, For Breakfast - 9 August 2021

Phenomenal experimental music spanning from Vietnamese electronics to Mexican disco to lots in-between. Stopping off for a cut from the Solemn Brigham LP on Mello Music Group, downtempo hiphop from Germany, polyrhythmic electronics from Poland, Instagram found sounds, Cameroonian house and a whole lot more. Tracklisting Rắn Cạp Đuôi Collective – Infinite (Subtext Recordings, Germany) Solemn Brigham – Keep the Hope (Mello Music Group, USA) Body Image CEO – Six Ways the Telegraph Key...


#335 – The Bug, JK Flesh & Gnod, Comité Hypnotisé, Roughneck Jihad & Senz Beats, Haiku Salut, Alpha Steppa - 2 August 2021

Dub abounds in many of its forms on the Independent Music Podcast this week, from the heavy pounding of Kevin Martin’s The Bug, to funk-infused dub experiments from Tim Vanhamel’s Comité Hypnotisé moniker, via dub steppers from the master Alpha Steppas. We also have Japanese punk from the ace O’ Summer Vacation, sludge metal from Brazil’s Papangu, ambient, hiphop, a brilliant collaboration between JK Flesh and Gnod and more. Listen to the podcast through the link in our bio or get the show...


#334 – Kutiman, Slugabed, Jana Rush, Hawthonn, Ourman, Ignatz & De Stervende Honden - 26 July 2021

Abstract music from across the globe on this week’s show. We have twisted footwork, stripped back drum and bass (or perhaps not, you decide), and metronomic tunes. We have library-infused experimental electronics, two beautiful tracks from Israel and lots more. Tracklisting Slugabed – The Tiny Man is Here (Activia Benz, UK) Kutiman – Guruji (self-release, Israel) Ignatz & De Stervende Honden – Saturday’s Den (Tokuroku, UK) Markey Funk – Roy & Avner Speaking (SOM Recordings,...


#333 – Anna Meredith, Lingua Ignota, Mungo’s Hi Fi, Vanishing Twin, Run Logan Run, Ruth Goller - 19 July 2021

Phenomenal new music abounds on this week’s Independent Music Podcast. Kicking off with bumper car/dodgem experimental from the always forward-thinking Anna Meredith, we shift through dub, hiphop, techno, and goth folk on this week’s journey. Other highlights this week include the sublime collaboration between Deafbrick, Kenyan duo Duma, and Swiss producer Simon Grab, an Argentinian edit of a classic b-side, the new one from Vanishing Twin and much more. Tracklisting Anna Meredith – BPM...


#332 - 96 Back & Cadence Weapon, Blue Ruth, De Schuurman, The Holy Family, Becky Becky, Bambounou x Bruce - 12 July 2021

Raucous uptempo noise blended with deep dubby electronics pervades on this week's Independent Music Podcast. You wouldn't guess from the opening psychedelic beaut from The Holy Family on Rocket Recordings, but this show goes into dark directions, enjoy! Tracklisting The Holy Family - Skulls The… (Rocket Recordings, UK) De Schuurman - Pier Je Bill! (Nyege Nyege Tapes, Uganda) Bass Clef - Glacier Beams (Wrong Speed Records, UK) 96 Back - Flex Time - Coup de grâce (feat. Cadence Weapon)...


#145 – The Horrors, Housewives, Mirrored Lips, Coby Sey, The Showfa, Rer Repeater - 3 July 2017

We're off this week, so we're playing a show of exceptional music from 2017. From collage to disco, from experimental hip hop to forward-thinking dub, this show has some superb music Tracklisting The Dead Mauriacs – Beauté des Mirages (Discrepant, UK) Merry – Sparrow Love (Scrimshire Edit) (Dubplate, UK) Housewives – Excerpt 6 (Rocket Recordings, UK) Rer Repeter – Another Painful Version (Bokeh Versions, UK) Coby Sey – All Change (Whities, UK) Mirrored Lips – S&V (Cruel Nature...


#331- Wet Leg, Krikor Kouchian, Ahadadream, David Boulter, Juga-Naut & Jazz T, Mercedes Cambridge - 28 June 2021

Sublime cold wave influenced electronics dominate the Independent Music Podcast this week, although you wouldn’t guess from the blistering opener from Algerian mountain blaster Hocine Chaoui or the latest banger from Ahadadream. Elsewhere we have cool soundtrack music from Krikor Kouchian, stunning spoken word from Tindersticks’ David Boulter, filthy alternative rock from Wet Leg and loads more great stuff. Tracklisting Hocine Chaoui – Rym El Hahaya (Outre National Records,...


#330 – Clinic, Duma, The Body & BIG|BRAVE, Mikado Koko, Gekiga Warlord, Bacchus Harsh - 21 July 2021

Duff duff club music, krautrock electronics, Japanese chiptune, and Peruvian funeral songs are just some of the sounds infiltrating this episode of the Independent Music Podcast. We have pounding industrial music from Australia, the wonderful collaboration between podcast faves The Body and BIG|BRAVE, the thundering new one from Kenyan grindcore duo Duma, and lots more. Tracklisting Clinic – Fine Dining (Domino Recording Co., UK) Duma – Cannis (Sub Pop, USA) Sara Oswald + Feldermelder –...


#329 – Dean Blunt, Maarja Nuut, Dark Mark (Mark Lanegan), Los Pirañas, Aaron Dilloway & Lucrecia Dalt, Thank - 14 June 2021

Extraordinary experimentation throughout this episode of the Independent Music Podcast. We move in all sorts of directions, from the esoteric ambient sounds from Estonia’s Maarja Nuut, to kerosene tank brass cumbia from Los Pirañas, to funk-tinged gnarly noise from Leeds’ Thank. Elsewhere, we have the latest from Mark Lanegan’s Dark Mark moniker, Indonesia synth experiments, Japanese avant-garde electronics, the latest collaboration between Aaron Dilloway and Lucrecia Dalt, and much...


#328 - Wilted Woman, Manuka Honey, Romperayo, NET GALA, Joe Snow, Danny T & Tradesman - 7 June 2021

Dark and heavy noise pervasive throughout this hour of music. The introducing track from Multiform Palace is scratchy experimental hip-hop with tinges of South America. We build on that with rooster-sampling cumbia from Romperayo and dark latin rhythms from Manuka Honey, and we touch on Yorkshire dubstep, Korean techno, krautrock from Raime and Valentina Magaletti's Moin project, the latest from the Nurse With Wound list and loads more. Tracklisting Multiform Palace - Tompkins 88 (Specious...


#327 – Mdou Moctar, Springtime, Georgia Anne Muldrow, Not Waving & Marie Davidson, Fuzzy Lights, Dead Neanderthals - 31 May 2021

Screaming Tuareg, experimental funk from 80s Japan, drone jazz, and a whole lot more to celebrate our first in-person Independent Music Podcast since God knows when. Tracklisting Mdou Moctar – Chismiten (Matador Records, USA) Springtime – Penumbra (Live in Melbourne) (Tropical Fuck Storm Records, Australia) Minoru “Hoodoo” Fushimi – Makezu Bushi (180g, France) N0V3L – Group Disease (Meat Machine, UK) Dead Neanderthals – Restraining Order (God Unknown Records, UK) Paranoid London –...


#326 – Snapped Ankles, Xordox, Charlie Parr, Rey Sapienz & The Congo Techno Ensemble, Alice Hubble, Panxing - 24 May 2021

Congo techno, devotional techno, foot-stomping folk, and a whole lot of weird, wonderful, experimental sounds from across the globe pepper this episode of the Independent Music Podcast. Tracklisting BLYTH – Confessions of a Justified Sinner (self-release, UK) Rey Sapienz & The Congo Techno Ensemble – Eza Makambo (Nyege Nyege Tapes, Uganda) Alice Hubble – Power Play (Happy Robots, UK) Razmiel – AQAD (Glamour Label, Poland) Charlie Parr – Last of the Better Days Ahead (Smithsonian...


#325 - DJ Format, Lustmord & Karin Park, Bukkha, Library Tapes, Kinlaw & Franco Franco, Hildegard - 17 May 2021

After our week off we’re back with some some absolute crackers. We’re going heavy on bass with Malaysian trap, Spanish dubs and the latest cracker from Avon Terror Corps. We’ve also got insect field recordings, stunning piano from Library Tapes, metal from Somerset and a load more. Tracklisting DJ Format – Time To Listen (Project Blue Book, UK) Kinlaw & Franco Franco – CGI World (Avon Terror Corps, UK) Stereotyp – KEK (ft. Arabyrd) (Seagrave, UK) Library Tapes – Branches (1631...


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