Independent Music Podcast

Independent Music Podcast

United States

Bringing you the most interesting releases old, new and future, the Independent Music Podcast is a weekly journey into the world of alternative music. Crossing genre boundaries with complete disregard for what might fit together, expect to hear sweet soul mixed with drone metal, reggae and digidub with disco, and any other genres emerging, submerging or indescribable

Episodes

#70 – Anna Meredith, The Comet is Coming, I Know I’m an Alien, Epirus Quartet [first broadcast 30 November 2015]  

Another repeat to tie you over until we're back from holiday. This week we have an episode from November 2015, featuring The Comet is Coming, Anna Meredith, iLLBiLLY HiTEC, and Black Moth Super Rainbow

#61 – Teeth of the Sea, Clap! Clap!, Commodo Gantz Kahn, Soft Healer [first broadcast 15 September 2015]  

Whilst we're on holiday, here's a repeat of our show from 15 September 2015, featuring favourites such as Soft Healer, Teeth of the Sea, Jimi Tenor, and Clap! Clap!

#144 - Stand High Patrol, Marika Hackman, Dusty Mush, Moon Duo - 12 June 2017  

Our last show before we take two weeks off for our summer holiday has jazz from Ireland alongside US psych from Moon Duo, garage from Howlin' Banana Records' Dusty Mush, the latest from Uganda's Nyege Nyege Tapes, the brilliant Stand High Patrol have a new track. We also have drone, electro, indie and a charity repress from Coil.

#143 - Todd Terje, Hannah Peel, Ifriqiyya Électrique, Roll the Dice - 5 June 2017  

The first three-piece podcast with the addition of producer Mike has us with a utterly astounding array of good music. Ending with the brilliant new rework from Todd Terje, we also have Ethiopian funk, Russian noise, Welsh folk, Israeli dancehall, thundering techno, Tunisian industrial music and all sorts of other goodies... get involved

#142 - Mr Thing x Micall Parknsun, Jlin, Deerful, Henry Wu - 29 May 2017  

No doubt it's a more mellow podcast this week, kicking off with soft French chanson and taking time with drone from Love Theme, library-inspired sounds from ToiToiToi, and brilliant folk music from Richard Dawson. Elsewhere there's an exceptional track off the new Jlin record, there is also some Cameroonian music from the latest Analog Africa compilation. Pop from Deerful, new Henry Wu, and the new single from The Mountain Goats.

Raw Power Festival 2017 special [originally broadcast 6 March 2017]  

This weekend Raw Power Festival is on in London. Back in March Gareth and Anthony played some of the amazing artists playing. Here's a chance to listen back and enjoy. Buy tickets on the door or in advance from https://babayaga.ticketabc.com/events/raw-power-2017/

#141 - Boris, Soom T, Mary Ocher, Hanne Hukkelberg - 22 May 2017  

This week we kick off with the new single from Japanese noiseniks Boris. We also touch pop, 8-bit digital dancehall, rock, hiphop and jazz on the show, including new tracks from Massicot, Circle, Ennanga Vision, and Dent May.

#140 - Jun Kamoda, Mary Epworth, Drahla, Twenty-Three Hanging Trees - 15 May 2017  

This week we're covering the usual number of miles and sounds, whether it's electronics from Uganda, dub from Romania, or indie music from Leeds. We have the new one from podcast favourite Surgeon, we also have new tracks from Twenty-three Hanging Trees, Jun Kamoda, Mary Epworth, Drahla, The Cosmic Dead, and Siobhan Wilson

#139 - Flamingods, Nnamdi Ogbonnaya, Lil Pump, Wren - 8 May 2017  

Fairly vocal heavy on the Independent Music Podcast this week, with exceptional cuts of Trap, Dancehall and Hiphop colliding against free and future jazz, psych, modern classical, proto punk and all sorts of good stuff.

#138 - Crème de Hassan, Praed, Danny T & Tradesman, Man from Uranus - 1 May 2017  

A packed show this week takes us through African-influenced electronics to legendary Ethiopians, to hard rock and through digital dancehall. It's a standard Independent Music Podcast episode - loads of varied, wonderful tunes, and plenty of questionable chatter

#137 - Heliocentrics, Tamil Rogeon, Ghostpoet, Christian Fitness - 24 April 2017  

Anthony's back this week and what does he have for you? Oh yeah, a 13-minute long slab of Japanese psych from the mesmerising Qujaku. If you get through that opening we've got gifts galore, including a stunning new concept record from Australia's Tamil Rogeon, 19th century piano music from Latvia, mclusky and Future of the Left frontman Falko's latest as Christian Fitness, Orlando Julius and Gaslamp Killer pals Heliocentrics, ex-Pan Sonic member I-LP-O in Dub, delicate guitar music from Dean McPhee, less delicate hardcore shounds from Odio, a new one from Mercury-nominated Ghostpoet, and a Fleetwood Mac edit from London duo Psychemagik.

#136 - Tomaga, Emanative, Kutiman, Raoul Vignal - 17 April 2017  

Gareth is on his own this week, but it's the usual ten tracks from across the musical spectrum. We have new ones from Tomaga, Jeremiah Jae, Kutiman, Emanative, and plenty of new house, French chanson, jazz and all sorts.

#135 - Jessica Moss, Vanishing Twin, Actress, Hampshire & Foat - 10 April 2017  

The last week of the dynamic duo for the next fortnight brings a whole host of new goodies, including a Record Store Day Vanishing Twin release, gospel from the Como Mamas, the latest from the amazing mind of Shit & Shine as well as new slow disco, piano goodness, and dancehall.

#134 - Nan Kolè , Alphabets Heaven, Basic Rhythm, Secret Chiefs 3 - 3 April 2017  

We have the usual ten tracks for you this week, and they're absolute stunners. Kicking off with a beaut from Al Lover and Cairo Liberation Front, we also have Gqom Oh! label boss Nan Kolè's solo debut. There are also new ones from Secret Chiefs 3, Russian jazz band Brom, Japanese dub producer Sak Dub I and loads more

#133 - Trans Am, WaqWaq Kingdom, Hector Plimmer, Vincent Ahehehinnou - 27 March 2017  

So much good music this week that Gareth has tracks in reserve to cope with the fact that both of them picked the immense WaqWaq Kingdom record. Fortunately that means that we get an airing of the new one from podcast favourite Pye Corner Audio. Elsewhere there is Steve Reid Foundation beneficiary Hector Plimmer, Jesca Hoop and loads of other great music.

#132 - JJ Doom, Gnod, HÄRDA UT, Martin Rev - 20 March 2017  

As we move ever closer to summer, let's kick off this week with some shouty punk from Sweden. Elsewhere we have the usual mix of electronics, hiphop, and general experimentation you'd expect from your weekly dose of exciting independent music.

#131 - King Ayisoba, Children of Alice, Derya Yildirim, Keiichi Tanaka - 13 March 2017  

Simply exquisite sounds coming out this week, kicking off with an absolute banger from Ghana's King Ayisoba. We've also got jazz sounds from London, Japan, and the US alongside contemporary Turkish psych, Tunisian folk and library music. There's loads more to get stuck into as well.

#130 - Raw Power Festival 2017 special - 6 March 2017  

It's almost time for Raw Power Festival - the London festival weekend celebrating the best psych heaviness, space rock, synth craziness, and leftfield electronica. There are lots of podcast favourites this year, and we spend an hour highlighting some of the artists we're most looking forward to, including Faust, Bruxa Maria, Afrirampo, KXP and more. The weekend is 26-29 May and you can buy tickets from https://babayaga.ticketabc.com/promoter/babayaga/

#129 - Miss Red, The Bug vs Earth, Jane Weaver, Ramson Badbonez - 27 February 2017  

After some hazy sounds last week, we're altogether more upbeat this week. You wouldn't guess so with the opening track from Sax droner Colin Stetson, but with tracks from Miss Red, Moor Mother, Ramson Badbonez, and lost disco cats Teakwood, there's plenty in here to get you going.

#128 - Danny T & Tradesman, The Comet is Coming, Jay Glass Dubs, Part Chimp - 20 February 2017  

Why does Gareth drink skimmed milk? Only the most pertinent questions are getting answered on this week's show. Fortunately we've managed to squeeze in the usual ten tracks of brand new independent goodness, including digidub from Leeds, three different French labels producing exceptional electronic music, UK grown electronics from Not Waving, heavy dubs and a new record from The Comet is Coming

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