A bumper episode this week given I wasn’t in last week and won’t be in next week. Been ill too, so the voice wasn’t in great nick. I managed to croak through to the end though.
As if you weren’t drawn in by the name anyway.
To be filed under H for ‘how the hell did we miss this?’, dub poet Robinson released the album Dog Heart City in August.
Reminiscent of the late 1980s underground independent music scene, where seemingly anyone could be in a band and make a record, Seattle’s Cozy Slippers have self-released a five track ep via bandcamp.
The irony is, of course, that it is a deeply uncool name for a band. But you feel like that’s half the point.
A pre-election plea from London upstarts The King Blues.
Coming from Tunisia’s south and utilising adorcist rites and trance of the Muslim saint Sidi Marzûq as practised by the Banga community with a post-industrial soundtrack, this is Ifriqiyya Electrique.
A little different to our usual Friday fare, here comes some post-rock from Gdansk.
An Aphex Twin/Squarepusher-esque track reaches us from Brainwaltzera. Indeed, so Twinny is it that speculation is rife as to the identity of the producer behind it. Is it another alias of Richard D James?