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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.

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Episodes

#202 - Maarja Nuut, Sarathy Korwar, Part Chimp, Alma Negra, Dreadsquad - 15 October 2018

10/15/2018
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This week we're keeping it local to where we record the podcast, with eight of our ten tracks being released on UK-based record labels. That doesn't stop the international flavour of the artists though, and Estonia's Maarja Nuut has just released a record that is amongst the best we've heard all year. We also have Polish sci-fi dubs from Dreadsquad released via Glasgow's Scotch Bonnet Records, we have London-based Indian jazz musician Sarathy Korwar, noisy new tracks from Part Chimp and...

Duration:01:09:04

#201 - DUDS, Sharron Kraus, Swindle, Sealionwoman, Rabit - 8 October 2018

10/8/2018
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The morning after the night before! We're super grateful to all our amazing listeners, and we got a huge amount more for podcast 200. Hopefully those of you who came in on #200 are ready for #201, because we've got a whole new batch of amazing new sounds for your ears. First up there's the fantastic percussion of João Pais Filipe, who's a member of Porto's ace HHY & The Macumbas (featured on #197). In keeping with percussive experiments we also have the Domadana Kadodi Performers from...

Duration:00:57:20

#200 - Shackleton, Jerusalem In My Heart, Etienne Jaumet, Tomás Urquieta, Lucinda Chua - 1 October 2018

10/1/2018
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Episode 200 is here but for regular listeners it's just another Independent Music Podcast. We have the usual trapse around the globe finding innovative, exciting music. So whether is Chilean techno from Tomás Urquieta, Arabic-Canadian experimentalism from Jerusalem In My Heart, or contemporary dance soundtracks from England's Sebastian Reynolds we have you covered. We also have stunning cello drone from Lucinda Chua, the electro reimaginings of classic jazz tracks from Etienne Jaumet, post...

Duration:01:12:28

#199 - Mountain Man, The Oscillation, The Field, Parly B & Mr Benn, Alter Echo & E3 meet Ishan Sound & Rider Shafique - 24 September 2018

9/24/2018
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Our last show before we hit the 200 episode milestone starts with us in Israel and the fuzzy sounds of the brilliant Hynom. From there we move into gorgeous accapella music from the much-missed Mountain Man, globe trotting dubstep, groovy psychedelia, dancehall, abstract electronics and techno. Tracklisting HYNOM - Beware of Pickpockets (Raash Records, Israel) Mountain Man - Stella (Bella Union, UK / Nonesuch Records, USA) Alter Echo & E3 meet Ishan Sound & Rider Shafique - Ah Mi Guide...

Duration:01:11:45

#198 - Giant Swan, Soap&Skin, E.M.M.A., JK Flesh, Guttersnipe - 17 September 2018

9/17/2018
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Back on normal duty this week, and what a selection we have: from the opening from the irrepressible Bristol duo Giant Swan through to "Leeds' answer to Melt-Banana" in the closer from Guttersnipe. In between those delicious bookends we have a lot of tasty morsels, including the beautiful soundtrack from E.M.M.A., depression-busting sounds from Madagascar by Damily, the first record in five years from Austria's Soap&Skin, delicate Mexican drone from Alejandro Morse, the new JK Flesh and a...

Duration:01:16:48

#197 - Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs, Pisitakun, Orchestra of Spheres, Ulwalmassa, Jun Kamoda - 10 September 2018 (Live from Milhões de Festa)

9/10/2018
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Recorded live at Milhões de Festa, this week's show has the usual blend of excellent new music from the farthest reaches of experimental sounds. The idyllic setting is matched by the new track from New Zealand's Orchestra of Spheres, less so than the morbid techno of Thailand's Pisitakun. Elsewhere we have new hiphop from Queens D.Light, the new one from our favourite swines Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs, Indonesian experimentation and the first track from the long-awaited Jun Kamoda...

Duration:01:09:00

#196 - Esben & the Witch, Shit & Shine, Tiny Leaves, Dengue Dengue Dengue, Kristin McClement - 3 September 2018

9/3/2018
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Modern classical seems to be the order of podcast 196. We kick things off with Roberto Musci and Giovanni Venosta's collaboration using plunderphonics. We also have New Orleans modern classical artist Elizabeth Joan Kelly, Yarn Wire, and beautiful music from Tiny Leaves. Elsewhere there's folk, bleak goth metal, techno, and the latest from podcast favourite Shit & Shine. Tracklisting Roberto Musci & Giovanni Venosta - Dusty Zebra (Soave Records, Italy) Kristin McClement - Love Doesn't...

Duration:01:10:51

Milhões de Festa Festival 2018 Special

8/30/2018
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A little special episode for you this week as Gareth and Anthony look forward to the excellent Portugese festival Milhões de Festa. It happens 6-9 September in the beautiful town of Barcelos and has a killer line-up, including the first ever live recording of the Independent Music Podcast. On this show, ten tracks from artists on the bill: Pharoah Overlord - I Drove All Night By My Solar Stomp (Ektro Records, Finland) 700 Bliss - Ring the Alarm (Don Giovanni Records, USA) Os Tubarões -...

Duration:00:59:22

#195 - The Necks, Kommerzklaus, Sauna Youth, Accü, Roy of the Ravers - 27 August 2018

8/27/2018
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From 111 year old whistling music to bang up-to-date Japanese dub, it's fair to say that this week's podcast is eclectic. We have a sample of the 56-minute opus from The Necks, experimental hiphop from Kommerzklaus, Tanzanian singeli from Bamba Pana, acid house from Roy of the Ravers, indie rock from Sauna Youth, extremely good Welsh pop from Accü and more. Tracklisting The Necks - Body (excerpt) (Northern Spy Records, USA) Kommerzklaus - Being Lovesick at War (Prrrrrrr Records,...

Duration:00:56:41

#194 - D Double E, Snapped Ankles, Bliss Signal, Kathryn Joseph, Deafkids - 20 August 2018

8/20/2018
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Grime veteran D Double E finally has his first LP coming out and it kicks us off in fine style. Elsewhere on the show there's Brazilian noise from Deafkids, Mumdance's new metal direction with Bliss Signal - his collaboration with Altar of Plagues' James Kelly, the latest from hiphop stalwart Jeremiah Jae and more. Tracklisting D Double E - Back Then (Bluku Music, UK) Deafkids - Espiral da Loucura (Neurot Recordings, USA) Snapped Ankles - Tailpipe (The Leaf Label, UK) Kathryn Joseph -...

Duration:01:00:34

#193 - Aphex Twin, Anna Meredith, Disrupt, Enzo Elia - 13 August 2018

8/13/2018
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This week we have a stunning selection of leftfield electronic music. Not only is there a new record from Aphex Twin, but stunning Mexican electronics from IntiNahual and the brilliant new record from Brandt Brauer Frick's Daniel Brandt. We also have Anna Meredith's rework of Antonio Vivaldi's Four Seasons, a collaboration between Throwing Snow and Wil Plowman under the Swaabi Maa moniker to celebrate the birthday of their A Future Without Records, and lots of good music from Portugal,...

Duration:01:10:26

#192 - Tim Hecker, Mars89, Paul Frick, Sealionwoman - 6 August 2018

8/6/2018
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If you think 10 new music recommendations per week is worth buying us one beer a month, support us on Patreon. This week's show has a lorra psych in it. From the opening riffs of Japanese band Kikagaku Moyo through to metal psych of Kurokuma, there's a lot of tasty colours on show here. Also from Japan we have gqom-inspired bass music from Mars89, there's some detective jazz out of Salford with The Crime Scene Ensemble, stunning avant-garde folk from Sealionwoman, and a gorgeous ending...

Duration:01:20:17

#191 - Eartheater, Maarja Nuut, Astrosuka, Marissa Nadler - 30 July 2018

7/30/2018
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From twisted Russian-born, Argentina-based, Chinese music from Astrosuka through to the new one from Bella Union and Sacred Bones artist Marissa Nadler, this week's podcast takes you through a wild exploration of delicate and twisted experimental music. We have the brutal, brilliant new Eartheater record, experimental Ghanaian afro funk, beautiful New Zealand dancehall and a whole lot more. Tracklisting New Optimism - Jet Setters (Phantom Limb, UK) Astrosuka - B3T (Genome 6.66Mbp, China...

Duration:01:04:43

#190 - Jlin, Warmduscher, Mighty Lord Deathman, Big Lad - 23 July 2018

7/23/2018
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Every week the Independent Music Podcast brings you new music for your adventurous ears. To support the podcast and get bonus episodes, please join us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/independentmusicpodcast This week's show brings you the unbelievable new collaboration between Jlin and Wayne McGregor's contemporary choreography show 'Autobiography', we also have experimental folk from Germany, rock noise, smooth hip hop and a whole lotta exploratory electronic...

Duration:01:03:26

Interview with Ninja Tune and Coldcut's Jon More

7/21/2018
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A little two hour bonus to see you through the weekend - Gareth's conversation with Ninja Tune co-founder and one half of Coldcut Jon More. Ninja Tune has released hundreds of records, with names on the roster including Roots Manuva, Bonobo, Cinematic Orchestra, Young Fathers, and The Bug. They talk about the foundation of Ninja Tune, the role of the label in the 21st century. The role of sub labels (including Big Dada, and Technicolor), their relationship with Flying Lotus' Brainfeeder...

Duration:02:04:02

#189 - RP Boo, HAAi, Hekla, The Innocence Mission - 16 July 2018

7/16/2018
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Congolese power showers, gnarly metal, and beautiful, stunning folk music pepper this week's podcast. In amongst the usual blend of conscious hiphop, abstract and experimental electronics, and avant garde Japanese jazz. We have the latest from long-time favourite Bass Clef as well as new music from across the globe. Tracklisting RP Boo - Earth's Battle Dance (Planet Mu, UK) KOKOKO! - Azo Toke (ICI) Hekla - Muddle (Phantom Limb, UK) Micall Parknsun & Mr Thing - Still At It (Village...

Duration:01:01:47

#188 - Pram, Flowdan, Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs, Modeselektor - 9 July 2018

7/9/2018
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A real pick n mixture for podcast 188. Metal from KEN Mode, new material from rock heroes Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs, grime from Skeng legend Flowdan, and dubs, abstract electronics, the long-awaited return of Pram and loads more. Tracklisting KEN Mode - Feathers & Lips (Seasons of Mist, France) Jay Glass Dubs - The Safest Dub (Berceuse Heroique, France) Modeselektor - Kalif Storch (Ninja Tune, UK / Monkeytown Records, Germany) John Bence - Kill (Grooming Records, UK) Pram -...

Duration:01:09:54

#187 - SOPHIE, Khalab, Flohio, Slikback - 2 July 2018

7/2/2018
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After the chilled week last week, we're unashamedly throwing bangers at you on this week's pod. The brutal, brilliant pop sounds of SOPHIE kick us off, as we travel through stunning sounds from Khalab's new record, a new Ugandan record label releasing heavy bass sounds, Lewisham grime fro Flohio, and Polish experimental music from Edinburgh. Tracklisting SOPHIE - Ponyboy (Transgressive Records, UK) Khalab - Black Noise (feat. Tenesha the Wordsmith) (On the Corner Records, UK) Slows - A...

Duration:01:12:15

#186 - Jitwam, Low, Blawan, Lee Scratch Perry - 25 June 2018

6/25/2018
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A show that's best described as 'chill' this week, as most of the music will have you woozy in the summer sun. Another description would be 'symmetrical' as it's bookended by two dub tracks - the first from debutants Spiritual Rockers, and the final note from legend Lee Scratch Perry. In the middle we have a 14 minute opus from Low, electronic experimentation from Jako Maron on Uganda's Nyege Nyege Tapes, thundering techno from Blawan, cocaine pop from Jitwam and a whole lot...

Duration:01:17:24

#185 - Giant Swan, Samuel Kerridge, Dorcha, Sophia Loizou - 18 June 2018

6/18/2018
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Back from our Bulgarian excursion we've got a whole load of good stuff waiting for you. We've got alternative rock stylings of Birmingham's Dorcha alongside experimental sounds of Ben Vince. We have legendary techno producer Samuel Kerridge's new track, mutant jungle from Sophia Loizou, a surprising folk project from Roger Robinson, reggae from Parly B, hiphop, Latvian experimentation and loads more. Tracklisting Dorcha - Bruiser (self-release, UK) Samuel Kerridge - Silent Notes...

Duration:01:08:54