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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

#209 - Favourites of 2018 (not the best of 2018) - part one

12/10/2018
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Even though we sit here having played music from 390 releases this year, we feel a bit uneasy producing a 'best of' 2018 when there's still so much great music we haven't heard. But from what we have heard there are so many highlights to cram into three shows of favourites. This first one gets us going with the blistering track from Sophie's phenomenal Oil of Every Pearl's Uninsides LP on Transgressive. Across the first ten tracks we take in a third play from the 700 Bliss cassette, Anna...

Duration:01:03:06

#208 - Modeselektor feat. Flohio, HHY & The Macumbas, Machinefabriek, Meitei / 冥丁, Gum Takes Tooth - 3 December 2018

12/3/2018
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The last podcast before we move into reviewing another amazing year of independent music sees another phenomenal batch of new releases. Starting with some experimental music from the New York underground we move swiftly through new music from Lebanese duo Praed, Japanese illbient, the latest single from the amazing HHY & The Macumbas LP, stunning violin electronics from Machinefabriek and Anne Bakker, through to excellent releases from 2019 with the new Gum Takes Tooth and Man From Uranus...

Duration:00:57:53

#207 - Randall Dunn, Derya Yildirim & Grup Şimşek, Italia 90, Deft, Bad@Maths - 26 November 2018 **FIXED**

11/26/2018
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**There was an error in the original upload, this is the full episode** As we close in on the year end, the exceptional new independent music just isn't drying up. This week we take in the sounds of Somalia, Turkey, Indonesia, and more on our usual traipse around new interesting, independent sounds. Tracklisting Sofheso - 0102 (First Terrace Records, UK) Deft - Bellyboy (feat. BUCHANAN) (20/20 LDN Recordings, UK) Italia 90 - New Factory (Box Records, UK) Derya Yıldırım & Grup Şimşek -...

Duration:01:03:00

#206 - Throwing Snow, Káryyn, Free Love, Ecko Bazz, Makaya McCraven - 19 November 2018

11/19/2018
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It may feel like we're playing everything from Uganda's Hakuna Kulala label, but we're cherry picking the best music from the uber prolific label. This week it's the exceptional face off of Kampalans Ecko Bazz and Bigga Yut trading verses over the production of Nihiloxica's pq. Elsewhere there's new music from Throwing Snow's third LP, two batches of Polish experimentation, synth pop from Free Love's luxury hits, Finnish pop rock and lots more. Tracklisting Ecko Bazz feat Bigga Yut - Tuli...

Duration:01:00:27

#205 - Cosey Fanni Tutti, Flohio, Senyawa, Audiobooks, Pessimist - 12 November 2018

11/12/2018
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Bookended by pioneers, this week's episode of the Independent Music Podcast is a really special one. To open we have the first taste of Throbbing Gristle legend Cosey Fanni Tutti's new solo LP due next year. To close we have throat singing Indonesian experimentalists Senyawa, whose new LP is out through US label Sublime Frequencies. Elsewhere there's Lewisham grime from the exciting Flohio, some South American tinged German cold electronics from Japan, a awesome back of the tour van slice...

Duration:01:04:26

#204 - Colin Stetson, Parly B, Lafidki, Workin' Man Noise Unit, Onom Agemo & The Disco Jumpers - 5 November 2018

11/5/2018
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This week our selection of new exciting music starts us off in Germany, where Berlin quintet Onom Agemo & The Disco Jumpers have a new afrobeat-flavoured record to get us going. Elsewhere we have more danceable music from the Capo Verde, Cambodian techno, South Yorkshire dancehall, Danish acid and lots more. Tracklisting Onom Agemo & The Disco Jumpers - Super Cannes (Agogo Records, Germany) Claiana - Bizness (Favela Discos, Portugal) E-Talking - Telephone Rose (Whities, UK) Colin...

Duration:01:01:17

#203 - Meridian Brothers, Nazar, Marie Davidson, Lokier, Donny McCaslin - 29 October 2018

10/29/2018
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You don't get many better hip wigglers than Colombia's finest Meridian Brothers, whose latest slice of cumbian delightfulness gets us going this week. Elsewhere, Gareth has a lot of electronics on the heavier side of the spectrum, not least the Japanese collaboration of Shun Konno and Blind Beast bringing the abrasive. Anthony has amazing, amusing techno from Marie Davidson, afro acid Congolese music, Russian punk and a whole lot more. Tracklisting Meridian Brothers y Grupo Renacimiento -...

Duration:01:02:04

Contemporary Indonesian Music Special - Tesla Manaf, Noxa, Sunmantra, Bottlesmoker, Sigmun, Rafi Muhammad

10/26/2018
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A special one hour show from Gareth playing some of his favourite discoveries from his time in Indonesia. Having spent time exploring music scenes in both Jakarta and Bandung, he's picked out ten stunners that range from breakcore madness, to surf, house, jazz, grindcore, psych, and a whole lot more. Tracklisting Tesla Manaf - Opaque ft. Rio Abror (Mabes Music, Indonesia) Noxa - Dimusnahkan Diabadikan (self-release, Indonesia) The Southern Beach Terror - Tsunami Bomb (Elevation Records,...

Duration:01:04:16

#162 – Sugai Ken, The Bug, Slabdragger, Ajate, Dead Fader [rebroadcast]

10/22/2018
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Gareth is exploring percussive groups in Indonesia right now so this week we have a podcast from this time last year. Not much has changed - the show has Japanese afrobeat, jungle, doom metal covers of Zappa, delicate guitar music, hefty grime, piano interpretations of video game music and experimental electronics. The usual. We'll be back next week with a regular episode. Tracklisting Sugai Ken – Doujiri (RVNG Intl., USA) Ajate – Taiwasho (180g Records, France) Slabdragger – Muffin...

Duration:01:08:40

#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