Kevin Robinson - November 2015
This month is mostly about new music from (deep breath) Pill, The Comet Is Coming, Sealings, The Bug, Rats On Rafts, Actual Crimes, Vertical Slump, Dan Friel, DJ Madd, DJ Paypal.and DJ Spinn.
There's noisy and triumphant queer pop from Edinburgh's The Spook School, Big Black sampling electropunk from Powell, West Coast sound system heavyweights from Portland E3, new electronica from Cologne's Senking, Liz Harris of Grouper's new band Helen, Ghanaian xylophonist SK Kakraba, Memphis punks Nots, South African composer Cara Stacey and the title track from the new Visionist album on PAN.
Music from the archives comes from Kerry Leimer's 80s Savant project, On-U-Sound re-releases from Singers and Players and The Missing Brazilians, the 1979 Peel Session from UK reggae legends Capital Letters and another punishing new reissue from Muslimgauze.
We end November with a gorgeous Captain Beefheart cover from Seventeen Evergreen.
ArtistTitleRecordingRecord LabelCatalogue No.
The Comet Is ComingNeon BabyEP - ProphecyLeaf 
The Spook SchoolBinaryLP - Try To Be HopefulFortuna POP! 
PowellInsomniac12"XL 
SealingsMy Boyfriend's DeadLP - I'm A BastardFaux Discx/Italian Beach Babes 
E3To The End7"Boomarm Nation 
SavantStationary DanceLP - Artificial DanceRVNG Intl. 
The BugZim Zim Zim (feat. Burro Banton)12"Ninja Tune 
Mim SuleimanNyota FarajaLP - Adera DeraBubbletease Communications 
SenkingScouts and SpiesLP - Closing Iceraster-noton 
The Missing BraziliansAce Of WandsLP - Trevor Jackson presents: Science Fiction Dancehall ClassicsOn-U-Sound 
Rats On RaftsThe Last Day On EarthLP - Tape HissFire Records 
Alex ChilltownCwtch7"Art Is Hard 
Capital LettersRasta She (BBC John Peel Session)LP - VinyardGreensleaves 
Machine GirlOut by 16 (ACiDPUNKMiX)Cassette - GeminiOrange Milk Records 
HelenMotorcycleLP - The Original FacesKranky 
RelapseNo ExistEP - OverthinkDub Clinique 
Singers and PlayersQuante Jubila (extended)LP - War Of WordsOn-U-Sound 
Actual CrimesWe Shouldn't Be FriendsCassette - 5 SongsTunnel Vision Records 
PillHot Glue7"Mexican Summer 
DJ Spinn & DJ RashadDubby (feat. Danny Brown)EP - Off That LoudHyperdub 
N1LLonely Is The New BlackEP - Wrong HeadspaceUIQ 
DazeLonghorn12"Lobster Theremin 
Vertical SlumpChanteuseEP - Ruined ValueIcecapades 
BentonBrian12"Benton Beats 
GaucheHistoryLP - Get Away With GaucheSister Polygon 
Karzana Oyun HavasiZurnaci Mahir And Ali (Turkey)LP - Excavated Shellac: ReedsDust to Digital 
SK KakrabaLubile PraiLP - Songs Of PaapieyeAwesome Tapes From Africa 
NotsDecadenceLP - We Are NotsHeavenly 
Dan FrielLife, Pt. 1LP - LifeThrill Jockey 
DJ MaddDuppyEP - Rum PunchCosmic Bridge 
Faces Of DrumsThe Lost Tracks 1EP - Thanks 4 The Trcks U Lost Vol. 1Mathematics 
PeroperoDixie FlatlineLP - MilkDarling Berlin 
VisionistSafeLP - SafePAN 
MuslimgauzeAbdul's HalalLP - Uzbekistani Bizarre and SoukStaalplaat 
CloudsEeccuuaaddoorrCassette - Sapporo NYE Crew (1995)Opal Tapes 
Cara StaceyCircadian ClocksLP - Things That GrowKit Records 
DJ PaypalAwakeningLP - Sold OutBrainfeeder 
Pablo All StarsSolomon DubLP - Augustus Pablo presents Rockers InternationalVP 
Seventeen EvergreenObservatory CrestLP - Epiphanie SolaireSpiritual Pajamas 
Lee Adcock - November 2015
How is it now November? How is this year ending just as my new life begins? In the daytime, I descend into the bunker of the museum and steam black tableclothes; on Friday nights I collect glasses from folks that dine under dinosaur skeletons. I am in and out of the world.
You, as the loyal Dandelion listening public, have a duty this month to vote for your favorite tracks of the year. I don't know how much I can advise your vote, but I can offer what I've been catching up with - like the righteous Sauna Youth, the discomboluated mundane of Helm, the billowy textiles of Lakker, sublime frequencies from Ela Orleans, and a disorienting headfuck from the otherwise heavenly Joanne Robertson. Also, for the hell of it, I've thrown in something from Detective Instinct, which isn't from this year at all, but I'm falling fast for this surrealist racket, so you're going to hear it anyway.
Just to prove that I am on the cutting edge of new, gnash your teeth on nasty stuff from Kowloon Walled City and Corrections House, a comp from John Peel's hometown, lovely solo confessions from Sourpatch solo project Try the Pie, new wave rhythm from LeRoy, a wondrous found sound collage from Asuna, endearing lullabies from The Chills, and two vastly different reissues.
Finally, in case I haven't screwed with your head enough, we close this evening with as much pure drone from Mats Gustafsson as I could possibly cram in.
ArtistTitleRecordingRecord LabelCatalogue No.
Sauna YouthNew FearDistractionsUpset the Rhythm 
Gramma's BoyfriendBury the HatchetPERMGraveface 
Nosferatu D2Don't Try To Wake MeOlder, Wiser, SadderAudio Antihero 
Joanne RobertsonBricklinBlack Moon DaysFeeding Tube 
DissolvedInked GardensThe Intangible Lustre  
HelmFluid CloakOlympic MessPAN 
Kowloon Walled CityThe GriftGrievancesNeurot 
Corrections HouseThe Hall of CostKnow How To Carry A WhipNeurot 
Threes and WillSharpen the knife, go uphill to kill Jesus   
FannieMae x ZenSoFlyCookOut   
The Mouse OutfitCredits Roll feat. Verb T.Step Steadier  
SPC ECODown LowDark MatterSt. Marie 
AsunaSouth Pine SchoolKirigirisu Recordings Tour CompilationsKirigirisu 
Dead FaderMud UnderworldGlass UnderworldRobot Elephant 
LakkerThree SongsTundraR&H 
Gramma's BoyfriendForget the StonesPERMGraveface 
Ela OrleansThe Sky and the GhostUpper HellHB 
EditorsLife is a FearIn DreamPlay It Again Sam 
King of CatsBoom, Boom, Boom (Vengaboys cover)Sad Girls ClubbingSad Girls Club 
Half JapaneseIf He Says He DidBoo!Fire 
Try The PieRoot To BranchRestHHBTM 
The ChillsTomboySilver BulletsFire 
Ex-Easter Island HeadLarge Electric Ensemble Movement 4Large Electric EnsembleLow Point 
Billy Jenkins & the Voice of God CollectiveHigh Street / SaturdayA New Life: Private, Independent and Youth Jazz in Great BritainJazzman 
Tools You Can TrustWorking and Shopping (Peel Session)Working and ShoppingBurka for Everybody 
LeRoiSkaiSklšshSchamoni Musik 
Dolly DollyRed TapeThe Jazz Tape  
Detective InstinctPlant Flowers For ChildrenBlack FloralSickroom 
Scare the NormalsTomorrowThis Is The Sound of SugartownRepeat 
Mats Gustafsson02 (excerpt)Piano MatingBlue Tapes / X-Ray Recs 
Mark Cunliffe - November 2015
No session this month but there are 47 tunes crammed in to make up for it.
A wonderful track opens the show from Jerusalem In My Heart and is followed up by a much different but equally ace BrainDeaD effort. There's Jamaican vibes from Alkaline and a take on David Cameron's recent issue from Smith's tribute band The Iain Duncan Smith's.
We have baile funk straight from the favela and more grime from stalwart JME. There's a track from Toddler Tiger, it's the niche genre, bubble bass and it's ace. There's loads of moombahton this month, gone a bit moombahton crazy to be honest. Why not?
ArtistTitleRecordingRecord LabelCatalogue No.
Jerusalem In My HeartAl Affaq, Lau Mat, Lau Lau Lau Lau Lau LauMP3 LP 'If He Dies, If If If If If If'ConstellationCST 114CD
BrainDeaDPanjabi WineMP3NoneNone
Nuclear WeaselsLungsMP3NoneNone
AlkalineWeh You Did DehMP3 SingleCR203/ZJ Chrome2HS 1380
Ryuji TakeuchiDropoutMP3 EPLocal Sound NetworkLSNDS 003
Banda De Los MuertosCumbia De JacoboMP3 LP 'Banda De Los Muertos'Barb'sBR 0040
Terror SquadLean Back (Onderkoffer Remix)MP3NoneNone
Kartar Ramla & Sukhwant SukhiKannd Thon Sittan Gandasa (FOLK SOUNDZ Remix)MP3NoneNone
dotNeverlandMP3 EP 'SQ?-?1 EP'NoneNone
BootyshakerzBurn It Up (Basement Sound remix edit)MP3 EP 'Burn It Up'Chic Flowerz361015 9878794
Love ExposureSay It AllMP3NoneNone
The SquareLewisham McdeezMP3 SingleNo Hats No HoodsNone
Throwing SnowClaspMP3 SingleHoundstoothHTH 044D
Ordinary NoiseIf Fish Could ScreamMP3 SingleGround EventsNone
Byron Lee & The DragonairesJamaica Jump UpMP3 LP 'Jamaica Jump Up'SilanNone
DJ STP Feat DamasSTP Dubplate (Red Light District)MP3NoneNone
Selekta KrazeZeeeMP3NoneNone
Daddy YankeeGasolina (RVB's Moombahton Booty)MP3NoneNone
CalexicoCumbia De DondeMP3 LP 'Edge Of The Sun'City SlangSLANG 50072UK
Dirty Art ClubBlack AcidMP3 LP 'Hexes'Elementality ProductionsSSD 991
The Iain Duncan SmithsPig's Mouth Strikes Again (feat. David Cameron)MP3 SingleBandcamp ReleaseNone
Mefjus & RidoCorrelationMP3 EPBlackout MusicBLCKTNL 019
MC Jhonjny OliverPutaria Braba No PPG [ DJ'S Juninho Do PPG & DJ Juliano Da Segundinha]MP3NoneNone
Habanero Posse feat DJ Ty-KohHurricane KickMP3 SingleSpace Shower Music453818 2501061
VulgariansWet JuiceMP3NoneNone
JMEPulse 8MP3 LP 'Integrity'Boy Better KnowJMEDD 49
TifaMoscato (Back it up) (Andre Airplane Remix)MP3NoneNone
Toddler TigerIce PopsMP3NoneNone
Juke EllingtonWatchin (King Peanuts Remix)MP3NoneNone
Tal NationalKodajrMP3 LP 'Zoy Zoy'Fat CatFATDA 137
Critical MassBurning Love (The Viper remix)MP3 SingleDerailed Traxx BlackDTBC 006
GlolusElla Es Mia NomasMP3NoneNone
LorenaLoca (Jordan Crisp Remix) [feat. Nico T]MP3 SingleLorenaNone
Stooki SoundTalkin' About (Shut Up VIP)MP3NoneNone
RyLy ProductionsReggae Vol. 2MP3NoneNone
DJ Nigga FoxHwwamboMP3 EP 'O Meu Estilo'Pri≠ncipe816769 018541
PalehoundMollyMP3 LP 'Dry Food'Bandcamp ReleaseNone
DJ MADD OD X Borgeous x Whoo Kid x Waka Flocka x Wiz KhalifaToast (Moombahton Edit)MP3NoneNone
Marco BrancalionReuflor, MargheritaMP3NoneNone
ChampionPower CutMP3 LP 'Hyperdub 10.1'HyperdubHDBCD025D
Kit RiceBYOB (DJD Remix)MP3NoneNone
West Nkosi NabashokobeziTwelve Mabone7"African Music CorporationAMC 002
Zedd Ft Jon BellionBeautiful Now (RVB's Festival Trap Remix)MP3NoneNone
Novelist X Mumdance1 SecMP3 EPXL RecordingsXLDS 675EP
Hybrid Theory feat Trilla & Lady LeshurrThat's What It Is (Flava D remix)MP3 EPFour40FF 061
DVBBS & DropgunPyramids ft. Sanjin (Amyntas Moombahton Bootleg)MP3NoneNone
kidkanevilEwok featuring Ocean WisdomMP3 EP 'Rap Biscuits EP 1'Par ExcellenceNone
Mark Whitby - November 2015
Session guests Anonymous Bosch are among a number of show favourites popping up in a November show that also showcases new tunes from the likes of Hehfu, Lee Negin and Guerilla Toss, the last of these providing one of several cassette releases in a year that has been very much enriched by the format. Other tunes culled from these awkwardly designed bits of plastic include something from Life Like Thunderstorms and one apiece from a delightfully noisy split cass-EP featuring Pathetic Human and Collapsed Toilet Vietnam.
There's plenty of vinyl too, of course, including magnificent 12-inchers from Gathaspar, Shackleton and Nicolas Jaar and a split 7" featuring Clinic and Sex Swing. This month's featured compilation comes from 'Trevor Jackson Presents: Science Fiction Dancehall Classics' a collection of marvellous On-U-Sound tunes; there's a glimpse also of the Scotland/Belize/Ghana LP from The Green Door All-Stars, something from the best Cocorosie album for years and a preview of the Nine Tons album set for release in January 2016.
And, this being the month of Festive Fifty voting here at Dandelion, we Peel Back... to what John Peel was up to roughly forty years ago and pick out three selections from his fifteen favourite singles of 1975.
ArtistTitleRecordingRecord LabelCatalogue No.
GathasparGathsoland12" EP 'Gathsoland EP'Made Of ConcreteMOC003
VialMove7" EP '7'Cut-RateNone
The Green Door All-StarsYouth Stand Up!LP 'Youth Stand Up!'Autonomous AfricaAALP001
FrozyFerris WheelLP 'Lesserpop'Odd BoxPromo
New Age SteppersAnimal SpaceV/A 2xCD 'Trevor Jackson Presents: Science Fiction Dancehall Classics'On-U-SoundONUDL129
Anonymous BoschKurt-N-SchweetExclusive TrackNoneNone
The Writhing SquaresStreetlight Nightmare7" Single 'Gemini Blues'NoneNone
SamimJapricamp3 downloadNoneNone
Life Like ThunderstormsResonateCassette ' Awkward Balance'Killer TofuKTR008
CocorosieUn BesoCD 'Heartache City'Lost Girl RecordsLGR001CD
SarantisTradeDownload Album 'Karami Volume 2'Generation Bass 
Pathetic HumanTabuli Badass (Where's My Pistachios?) Drowning In MercurySplit Cassette EP w/Collapsed Toilet VietnamMagik Number/Sweat LungMC006/Sweatlung020
Holloway Jug BandDown The Old Plank Roadmp3 downloadNoneNone
Guerilla TossRealistic RabbitCassette EP 'Flood Dosed'DFA 
Anonymous BoschBroken Head Radio (Lucifer Was Pushed)Exclusive TrackNoneNone
Meishi SmileStarCD '...Belong'ZoomlensZL-28
Die KatapultBraunLP 'Kristall Reinheit'ElefantER-1202
Acid ArabHafla (Instrumental)12" EP 'Djazirat El Maghred EP'VersatileVER104
ClinicTape For JaseSplit 7" Single w/Sex SwingGods UnknownGOD010
EfialtisKraniaDownload Album 'Demo'NoneNone
The Chicken GrannyQuit The BodyV/A 2xCD 'Trevor Jackson Presents: Science Fiction Dancehall Classics'On-U-SoundONUDL129
10ccI'm Not In Love7" SingleMercury6008 014
Jack The LadA Gentleman Soldier7" SingleCharismaCB 253
Millie JacksonLoving ArmsLP 'Still Caught Up'Polydor2391 183
Anonymous BoschA Druid On Benefit StreetExclusive TrackNoneNone
The Green Love Experiment74CNDownload Album 'Ego + Influence'Myhand.thanxmh.t040
Sex SwingNight Time WorkerSplit 7" Single w/ClinicGods UnknownGOD010
Nicolas JaarFight (Nymphs IV)12" SingleR&SRS 1517
Public Image Ltd.Double TroubleCD 'What The World Needs Now...'PILPIL005CD
Calimex Medical Implant Corp.Paracruise WafflesCD 'El Saber Del Arpavor'NightwindNW 003
Collapsed Toilet VietnamChoking/Vomiting/Spitting/Wheezing/BleedingSplit Cassette EP w/Pathetic HumanMagik Number/Sweat LungMC006/Sweatlung020
Lee Negin(Let's Join) The Twit ParadeDownload Album 'Surfing Samsara'Passing PhaseNone
HehfuA Perfect LifeDownload Album 'The Security Of Insecurity'NoneNone
ShackletonIn Norwegen Ganz Verwegen12" Single 'Deliverance Series No. 3'Woe To Toe Septic HeartDS 3
Anonymous BoschNot Crippled At AllExclusive TrackNoneNone
Art Trip & The Static SoundMoronsDownload SingleNoneNone
Little Annie77 Emerging StripsV/A 2xCD 'Trevor Jackson Presents: Science Fiction Dancehall Classics'On-U-SoundONUDL129
Nine TonsEvery Song I Knowmp3 downloadNoneNone
Pete Jackson - November 2015
Very much a Liverpool PsychFest-inspired show this month, with 4 cuts taken from the festival's triple album compilation alongside tunes from some of this year's best acts Dead Sea Apes and Spiritualised. Elsewhere there's new music from a pretty international selection, including Italy's Sultan Bathery and Mamuthones, Japan's Shotgun Runners, Indulgent and Tamed Animals from the good ol' US of A and an awesome cut from Brazil released on a Portugese label to get things started.
You'll also find sounds from show favourites Nosferatu D2 and The Blue Giant Zeta Puppies thrown in for good measure alongside a guest appearance from Chasms/Sandfingers/Twice Dead etc (!) vocalist Mike Seed.
ArtistTitleRecordingRecord LabelCatalogue No.
FabioLindo Sonho delirante   
Sultan BatheryRight On   
Klaus Johanne GrobeTraumhaft   
The IlkOn Ilkley Moor   
IndulgentXanax Girl   
The Dualers Ft. Dennis AlcaponeBig Shot   
Dead Sea ApesSixth Side To The Pentagon   
Nosferatu D2Don't Try To Wake Me   
ProntoCool Kids   
Les Big ByrdWhite Week   
Bodies That MatterDead Slow   
Sons Of ArqaAsian Rebel   
The Grey Field RecordingNature   
Shotgun RunnersReflection   
UmmagmaLama (Robin Guthrie Remix)   
Fumaca PretaEu Era Um Cao   
Markus FunkeMetabolic   
Blue Giant Zeta PuppiesDesdemona   
The Van Buren WheelsMoody Judy   
AbeokutaOrunmila   
Destruction UnitIf Death Ever Slept   
MamuthonesAnylonger (Lucretio Mix)   
Tamed AnimalsDead Zone   
SpiritualizedShine A Light   
Rocker - November 2015
Another three hour show of new music from all around the globe. There's new tracks from Penetration; The Spook School; Hethers (formerly Heathers); Cougar Vox; The Shifting Sands; Skinny Girl Diet; Plume Of Feathers; The Keep Left Signs; The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart; Burnt Palms; Shit Present; Thee AHs; Royal Headache; Knife Pleats and Bodyheat.
There's electronica from Stephan Bodzin; Solee; Axom and Zombies In Miami.
There's a feature on Market Square Records, of Billingshurst West Sussex, featuring new 7"s from The Belltowers; The Fallen Leaves; The Wrong Society and label boss Paul Messis.
This month's Peel's Big 45 is a 1972 release on John Peel's own Dandelion Record label, and this month's Educating Elizabeth record is a soul classic from 1966.
As well as little known acts, here's a little known fact: Sailor Moon was a Japanese anime television series which ran from 1992 to 1997, and was widely licensed by TV stations around the globe, becoming one of the most successful Japanese media franchises of all time.
ArtistTitleRecordingRecord LabelCatalogue No.
Not RightTory ScumLP - 'Your Turn'Not Right 
The Spook SchoolDavid Bowie Songs7"Fortuna Pop! Rcords 
BodyheatTalk It OverCD Mini-LP - 'Bodyheat'Heavy Rapid RecordsHRR001
PenetrationTwo Places (Dos Lugases)LP - 'Resolution'Pole Star RecordsPSTR010
Zombies In MiamiBlack Purple (Marvin & Guy Black Remix)12"Correspondant RecordsCorrespondant 37
MarthaChekhov's HangnailShared 7" - 'Radiator Hospital / Martha Split 7"'Specialist Subject RecordsSPS041
Radiator HospitalNight OutShared 7" - 'Radiator Hospital / Martha Split 7"'Specialist Subject RecordsSPS041
CaramelPersonal AdviceDemo  
ChorusgirlGirls Of 1926LP - 'Chorusgirl'Fortuna Pop! 
Mike Garry & Joe DuddellSt. Anthony - An Ode To Anthony H Wilson12"Skinny Dog Records 
The Glad EyeArselickerLive Download EP - 'The Glad Eye'  
Clifford T WardCarrie7"Dandelion Records2001 327
AxomDrift Away (Original Mix)Compilation - 'Tour De Traum X'Traum 
Burnt PalmsYr First CrushCompilation Cassette - 'Yr First Crush'Yr First Crush 
Peach Kelli PopSailor Moon ThemeLP - 'Peach Kelli Pop III'Peach Kelli Pop 
The BelltowersHere To Stay7"Market Square RecordsMSR-08
Paul MessisAs Time Rolls By7"Market Square RecordsMSR -10
The Fallen LeavesOut In A Forest7"Market Square RecordsMSR-12
The Wrong SocietyWithout You7"Market Square RecordsMSR-11
FlemmingsSoCassette EP - 'Shake Well Before Use'Odd Box RecordsODD072
George FreemanWhy Are You Doing This To Me?7"Shout Records201
Cougar VoxCraigieburnSplit 7"Emotional ResponseER-17
Courtney BarnettElevator OperatorLP - 'Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit'Milk Records 
Automatically YoursBruiseCassette LP - 'The Trouble With The World Is Me'Rare Plant 
Psychic SovietsI Become A FeministLP - 'Eight And A Half On Each Foot'Psychic Soviets 
Breakfast MuffOlder GuyComilation LP - 'David Cameron's Eton Mess'Song By Toad 
Joyce DelaneyDon't Be An AssholeComilation LP - 'David Cameron's Eton Mess'Song By Toad 
Trust FundDreamsLP - 'Seems Unfair'  
The Keep Left SignsYou're The Only OnePromo  
HethersTankerDownload  
Teaser PonyI.D.K.E.W.Y.S.F.N.7" EPCinnamon RecordsCINN032
Knife PleatsOne Step Too FarLP - 'Hat Bark Beach'Lost Sound TapesLST-77
Thee AHsDavieLP - 'Names'Kingfisher Bluez 
Plume Of FeathersFirst DateDownload  
KonigTreat Me Like A DogDownload Album - 'Puberty'  
Gem BonesSweetnessDownload Single  
Shit PresentKick Me12" - 'Shit Present EP'Specialist Subject Records 
The Pains Of Being Pure At HeartLaidDownload SingleFierce Panda / Painbow 
SoleePhoenix (AKA AKA & Thalstroem Remix)DownloadParquet RecordingsPARQUET098R
Tele NovellaHair Of The DogDownload single  
SkimmerTwo Times TonightCDLP - 'Baby Dinosaur'Waterslide / Heroic Failure 
Skinny Girl DietSilver SpoonsDownload EP - 'Reclaim Your Life'Fiasco Recordings 
The Basement BendersVoices7" EP - 'ST'Drunken Sailor / Dead Broke 
FrozyAngelaLP - 'Lesser Pop'Odd Box Records 
MaffBlue SeasCDLP - 'Maff'  
Royal HeadacheNeed YouLP - 'High'What's Your Rupture / Distant & Vague 
Tommy McCookDirty HarryLP - 'The Sannic Sounds Of Tommy McCook'Dub Store RecordsDSR-LP-004
The Shifting SandsComing BackLP - 'Cosmic Radio Station'Fishrider / Occultation 
This HeelSand ArchitectDownload LP - 'This Heel II'  
First BaseYou Can Come OverLP - 'First Base'Hozac RecordsHZR-141
Marc RomboyHypernova (Guy Mantzur & Roy Rosenfeld Remix)12" - Hypernova Remixes'Systematic RecordingsSYST01066
Alan HavenImage7"FontanaTF 542
Sean Hocking - November 2015
Penultimate show of the year and it's taken over with a lot of the more recent sounds of Grime and Bristol influences. Peckham's wonderful Gobstopper Records run by Mr Mitch has really caught my attention since the summer and I love virtually everything he's released on the label. Especially on the ambient side I hear a very British linear narrative that has brought everything from Eno, Pink Floyd and the Orb right up to date and, apart from the Sleaford Mods, it's the most exciting thing I've heard in UK music in a long time. The Loom and Iglew EPs have me entranced.
In a similar vein there is Sweden's Gidge as well as Bristol's Vessel and that Kingdom EP is a killer too.
Also on the show yet another airing for the wonderful Ezra Furman. His songs just get better and better with each listen, and an oldie from Julian Cope, yet again he's always about 10 years ahead of the curve with songs like "Preaching Revolution".
Perth electronic outsiders Erasers have released their debut album on NYC label Pouring Dream and if there are any left grab a copy asap as there are only a 100 or so. For me they have that singular aesthetic of the XX and that as we all know comes along rarely.
Finally talking of singular aesthetics, London's Ten Benson are back and in fine form with their new digital only single Mud Man. I'm praying there is a album in the pipeline. Oh ... how i missed them.
ArtistTitleRecordingRecord LabelCatalogue No.
SudanimMedievalMP3 - FreeNoneNone
Ezra FurmanAmerican SoilCD / MP3 / LPKinetic Family RecordsKFR001
Lone PigeonBlue Mantle (Original Version)CD - Free With Plan B MagNot On LabelNone
VesselRed SexLP / MP3 Punish HoneyTri AngleTRIANGLE27
SalaryMini Moke (Live)LiveNoneNone
Ashley Reaks & Joe HakimThe Way It IsDigital Album Cultural ThriftMetal PostcardMP158
ErasersHaze & CloudsLP / Digital Stem TogetherPouring DreamNone
Noel CowardI went To A Marvellous PartyCD The Noel Coward AlbumSony / MasterworksMDK47253
KingdomFogs12" / MP3 That Mystic EPNight SlugsNS006
CuntzNever Felt BetterLP / MP3 Here Come The The Real BoysChunklet IndustriesCHKLP015
LoomFukushimaMP3 FLAC EPGobstopperGOB012
Sharp VeinsYamaha Wave Venture RhythmMP3 - FreeBlack Link Sound?
IglewUrban MythVinyl 12" MP3GobstopperGOB014
StaggaBuff Gyal RiddimMP3??
Dark0Black RoseMP3 EPGobstopperGOB011
ScorpionCache ( Original Version)EP MP3 Vinyl?Club Chemtrail RecordsChem001
Julian Cope & The Black SheepPreaching Revolution7" VinylHead HeritageHH733
Ten BensonMud ManMP3 singleDitto?
The AliensMagic Many7" Vinyl / digitalPet RockPETROCK705
Forest SwordsRed Rocks FoggFJRee Feather EP CDRSelf ReleasedNone
GidgeFauna PtIILP / Digital Autumn BellsAtomnationATMV03
SudanimFloor LockDigital LP COMP Her Records Vol3Her RecordsNone
IglewSleep LighterVinyl 12" MP3GobstopperGOB012
GidgeI Fell I LoveLP / Digital Autumn BellsAtomnationATMV03