Episode 133: Traitor in Zebra

July 30, 2014 at 5:24 pm (Uncategorized) (, , , , , , , , , )

This is the 133rd edition of the Epileptic Gibbon podcast music show and the playlist to accompany it. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN. You can also listen via Mixcloud here. Following the last show (my half-term report on some of my favourite tracks and albums of 2014 so far) this time around I feature a mixture of new releases, some older tracks and some of my reflections on EppyFest 3. The show features the usual eclectic mixture of music, plus we have a feature album, ‘Divers’, the diverse electronica album from 2006 by FortDax so you’ll hear three tracks from that. Below you’ll find the track list, plus weblinks to where you can find more information about each artist.

Total running time: 2 hour and 21 minutes. Downloaded file is 128.6 MB.

1. Mystery Grandma (3:29) – Stop Motion Orchestra (Taken from the album ‘Instant Everything!; see www.stopmotionorchestra.com/, stopmotionorchestra.bandcamp.com/album/instant-everything & www.facebook.com/stopmotionorchestra/info)

2. The Starting Gun (3:42) – Candythief (Taken from the single of the same name; see candythief.bandcamp.com, www.candythief.com/ & www.facebook.com/candythiefmusic)

3. Black Water (4:32) – Tom Slatter (Taken from the EP ‘Black Water’; see tomslatter.bandcamp.com/, www.tomslatter.co.uk/ & www.facebook.com/tomslattermusic)

4. Everything Is Fine (7″ edit) (4:11) – Sundae Club feat. Matt Berry (Taken from the micro-album ‘The 8-Track Stereo Record’; see sundaeclub.bandcamp.com/album/the-8-track-stereo-record & www.facebook.com/sundaeclub)

As part of the new regular feature, ‘Cats’ Corner’, with jingle music composed especially by Luna Trick

5. The Cats In Your House (2:35) – Kiss Kiss (Taken from the album ’Reality Vs. The Optimist′; see www.facebook.com/kisskisstheband, joshuabenash.com/ & joshbenash.bandcamp.com/)

6. The Pheasant’s Eye (6:12) – FortDax (Taken from the album Divers; see www.fedge.net/fortdax/ & to download the FortDax archival free of charge go to www.fedge.net/fortdax/archival/02.html)

7. Suspiria (Main Title) (5:55) – Goblin (Taken from the album ‘Goblin Collection 1975-1989’; for details about the forthcoming Goblin performances in London see store.unionchapel.org.uk/ & see also www.goblinsimonetti.com/ & www.goblinweb.com/)

8. In A Lifetime (8:44) – Unto Us (Taken from the album The Human Landscape; see untous.com/ & www.facebook.com/pages/Unto-Us/215280425160974?fref=ts)

9. The Skulls We Buried Have Regrown Their Eyes (4:45) – Knifeworld (Taken from the album ‘The Unravelling’; see www.knifeworld.co.uk/www.facebook.com/knifeworld & www.insideoutmusic.com/artist.aspx?IdArtist=773)

10. Ageless (5:18) – The Light Afternoon (Taken from the album ‘Among The Family Tree′; see www.thelightafternoon.com/itunes.apple.com/gb/album/among-the-family-tree/id835799029 & www.facebook.com/thelightafternoon)

11. Oliver Postgate Intro and Main Ivor Theme (2:09) – Vernon Elliott (Taken from the album ‘Ivor The Engine And Pogles’ Wood’; see www.trunkrecords.com/turntable/pogles_ivor.shtml)

12. Strange Place For Monks (4:44) – Quest Ensemble (Taken from the album ‘Footfall’; see qensemble.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/QuestEnsemble)

13. Hollywood Says So (4:28) – Stars In Battledress (Taken from the album ‘In Droplet Form’; see www.starsinbattledress.com/, www.thegenepool.co.uk/labels/Believers+Roast.htm & www.facebook.com/starsinbattledress)

14. A Beverley Mythic (4:18) – FortDax (Taken from the album Divers; see www.fedge.net/fortdax/ & to download the FortDax archival free of charge go to www.fedge.net/fortdax/archival/02.html)

15. The Sun Is Mine (4:25) – The Dowling Poole (Taken from the album ‘Bleak Strategies’; see www.pledgemusic.com/projects/thedowlingpoole & www.facebook.com/TheDowlingPoole)

16. The Never Delivery of Yesterday (4:00) – Marvin B. Naylor (Taken from the album ‘Earth and All The Universes’; see marvinbnaylormusic.bandcamp.com/ & marvinbnaylor.com/)

17. Empty Heart (4:03) – I Am Your Autopilot (Taken from the album ‘Robots In The Orchestra’; see www.iamyourautopilot.com/, iamyourautopilot.bandcamp.com/album/robots-in-the-orchestra & www.facebook.com/IAmYourAutopilot)

Don’t forget that you can see I Am Your Autopilot and numerous other bands at the Resonance Festival which runs from 31st July to 3rd August – www.resonance-festival.com/

18. Nightmusic (6:45) – Tonbruket (Taken from the album ‘Nubium Swimtrip’; see tonbruket.se/)

19. Love (5:10) – Mica Levi (Taken from the album ‘Under the Skin (Jonathan Glazer’s Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)’; see www.academyfilms.com/jonathan-glazer, www.micachu.biz/ & www.facebook.com/pages/Micachu/10361552241)

20. Smiler at 50 (8:20) – Tim Bowness (Taken from the album ‘Abandoned Dancehall Dreams’; see timbowness.co.uk/ & www.facebook.com/timbowness)

As part of the feature, ‘The 80s Weren’t All Rubbish You Know!’ …

21. Will You? (4:49) – Hazel O’Connor (Taken from the album ‘Breaking Glass’; see www.hazeloconnor.com/)

22. No Gold (3:32) – Cardiacs (Taken from the album ‘Sing To God’; see www.cardiacs.net/)

23. C Conceit, Knot, Point, Hanging… (4:35) – FortDax (Taken from the album Divers; see www.fedge.net/fortdax/ & to download the FortDax archival free of charge go to www.fedge.net/fortdax/archival/02.html)

Many thanks as always to all the bands, musicians and listeners who make this podcast possible and also thanks to everyone who contributed to the success of EppyFest – it will return next year. Please leave a comment if you like what you hear (or even if you don’t… feedback is so important!) or if you want to have your say on anything else connected to this podcast. If you want to keep up to date with news about this podcast, EppyFest, or just chat with other listeners, don’t forget that there’s a Facebook group – just search for the Eppy Gibbon Podcast Show on Facebook and request to join. Next time I’ll be back for a very special show, an interview with the legendary Judy Dyble, so I hope you’ll come back for that.

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Episode 125: EppyFest 3 Preview

April 9, 2014 at 9:48 pm (Uncategorized) (, , , , , , , , )

This is the 125th edition of the Epileptic Gibbon podcast music show and the playlist to accompany it. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN. You can also listen via Mixcloud here. This is a special edition of the show looking ahead to this year’s EppyFest 3 live event at the Lansdown Hall in Stroud on Saturday July 5th. There will be tracks from all six of the acts on the bill: I Am Your AutopilotThe Fierce and The Dead, Thumpermonkey, Andy Pickford, Henry Fool & the headlining act, Flutatious. In addition, the feature album for this show is Sleep Furiously’ by the aforementioned Thumpermonkey so you’ll hear three tracks from that. You’ll also hear tracks from a few non-EppyFest acts including Mark Hollis, Jethro Tull, Trojan Horse & Bubblemath. Below you’ll find the track list, plus weblinks to where you can find more information about each artist and EppyFest.

Total running time: 2 hours and 19 minutes. Downloaded file is 127.7 MB.

1. TV Paid Off (3:07) – Bubblemath (Taken from the album ‘Such Fine Particles of the Universe′; see bubblemath.bandcamp.com/, www.cdbaby.com/cd/bubblemath & www.facebook.com/bubblemath)

2. Not Come And Find Me (4:02) – Eat Your Robot (Taken from the album ‘That Winning Smile Of Dinner’; see eatyourrobot.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/EatYourRobot)

3. River Song (6:04) – Coalition (Taken from the forthcoming album ‘Bridge Across Time’; see www.youtube.com/watch?v=PTOQufh6wWk&feature=youtu.bewww.reverbnation.com/stevegresswell & www.cdbaby.com/Artist/Coalition5)

4. The Stillness of the Sea (4:10) – I Am Your Autopilot (Taken from the album ‘The Stillness of the Sea’; see www.iamyourautopilot.com/, iamyourautopilot.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/IAmYourAutopilot)

For more details about EppyFest, including buying tickets, go to eppyfest.co.uk/

5. 666…6 (4:45) – The Fierce & The Dead (Taken from the ‘On VHSEP; see www.fierceandthedead.com/, thefierceandthedead.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/fierceandthedead?fref=ts)

6. Sleeve (5:28) – Thumpermonkey (Taken from the album ‘Sleep Furiously’; see thumpermonkey.com/, thumpermonkey.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/pages/Thumpermonkey/18593072451?fref=ts)

As part of the feature, ‘The 80s Weren’t All Rubbish You Know!’ …

7. Broadsword (4:51) – Jethro Tull (Taken from the album The Broadsword And The Beast; see jethrotull.com/www.facebook.com/officialjethrotull)

8. Just Passin Thru – Secrets (11:37) – Andy Pickford (Taken from the album ‘Lughnasad’; see www.andypickfordmusic.com/, andypickford1.bandcamp.com, & www.facebook.com/AndyPickfordMusic)

9. The Rhetorician (3:16) – Thumpermonkey (Taken from the album ‘Sleep Furiously’; see thumpermonkey.com/, thumpermonkey.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/pages/Thumpermonkey/18593072451?fref=ts)

10. Man Singing (6:43) – Henry Fool (Taken from the album ‘Men Singing’; see www.henryfool.com/www.burningshed.com/store/henryfool/ & www.facebook.com/pages/Henry-Fool/535600633125755)

11. Open Window (6:57) – Flutatious (Taken from the album ‘333’; see www.flutatious.co.uk/ & www.facebook.com/flutatious)

12. Slide Rules (4:54) – Andy Pickford (This track is not currently available but for more information about Andy’s music see www.andypickfordmusic.com/, andypickford1.bandcamp.com, & www.facebook.com/AndyPickfordMusic)

13. Airside (3:33) – I Am Your Autopilot (Taken from the album ‘Robots in the Orchestra’; see www.iamyourautopilot.com/, iamyourautopilot.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/IAmYourAutopilot)

14. Direct (6:57) – Thumpermonkey (Taken from the album ‘Sleep Furiously’; see thumpermonkey.com/, thumpermonkey.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/pages/Thumpermonkey/18593072451?fref=ts)

15. I Like It, I’m Into It (4:08) – The Fierce And The Dead (Taken from the album Spooky Action; see www.fierceandthedead.com/, thefierceandthedead.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/fierceandthedead?fref=ts)

16. Horny (5:55) – Flutatious (Taken from the album ‘333’; see www.flutatious.co.uk/ & www.facebook.com/flutatious)

17. Chic Hippo (13:24) – Henry Fool (Taken from the album ‘Men Singing’; see www.henryfool.com/www.burningshed.com/store/henryfool/ & www.facebook.com/pages/Henry-Fool/535600633125755)

18. The Watershed (5:45) – Mark Hollis (Taken from the album Mark Hollis; see users.cybercity.dk/~bcc11425/)

19. Cloudwatching 2012 (8:27) – Andy Pickford (Taken from ‘EP#02: Casablanco’, and the original version can be found on the album ‘Replicant’; see www.andypickfordmusic.com/, andypickford1.bandcamp.com, & www.facebook.com/AndyPickfordMusic)

20. Paper Bells (Single Edit) (5:44) – Trojan Horse (Taken from the CD single Paper Bells; see trojanhorse.bandcamp.com/, www.trojanhorseuk.com/ & www.facebook.com/trojanhorseuk)

Many thanks as always to all the bands, musicians and listeners who make this podcast possible. Please leave a comment if you like what you hear (or even if you don’t… feedback is so important!) or if you want to have your say on anything else connected to this podcast. If you want to keep up to date with news about this podcast, EppyFest, or just chat with other listeners, don’t forget that there’s a Facebook group – just search for the Eppy Gibbon Podcast Show on Facebook and request to join. The next show will see my occasional guest presenters Daniel & Rebsie sitting in for me so I hope you’ll come back for that and I’ll be back in May. And don’t forget to buy tickets for EppyFest via eppyfest.co.uk/

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Episode 124: Best of 2013, the best of the rest pt2

March 26, 2014 at 5:08 pm (Uncategorized) (, , , , , , , )

This is the 124th edition of the Epileptic Gibbon podcast music show and the playlist to accompany it. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN. You can also listen via Mixcloud here. This is a packed show featuring lots and lots of great music from 2013 that didn’t get into my top 30 albums of the year. There’s no feature album again but there’s still lots of interesting music to hear on this show. Below you’ll find the track list, plus weblinks to where you can find more information about each artist.

Total running time: 2 hours and 48 minutes. Downloaded file is 153.6 MB.

1. Oceanus Procellarum (3:39) – Baobab (Taken from the album ‘BAYOHBAHB; see baobabmusic.bandcamp.com/album/bayohbahb-3, baobabtheband.com/ & www.facebook.com/baobabtheband)

2. Mirror Me (3:48) – Cate Le Bon (Taken from the album ‘Mug Museum; see catelebon.com/ & www.facebook.com/CateLeBon)

3. The Permanent Way (8:30) – Big Big Train (Taken from the album ‘English Electric, Part Two’; see www.bigbigtrain.com/, bigbigtrain.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/groups/145324148667/)

4. Square One (2:27) – Jez Butler (Taken from the album ‘The Lighter Side Of Concrete’; see www.boum.co.uk/disques-boum/concrete-album/)

5. Confession from a Deep and Warm Hibernaculum (13:18) – Regal Worm (Taken from the album ‘Use And Ornament; see regalworm.bandcamp.com/, www.burningshed.com/store/progressive/product/99/5254/ & www.facebook.com/regalworm?fref=ts)

6. Jo (4:39) – Goldfrapp (Taken from the album Tales Of Us; see goldfrapp.com/ & www.facebook.com/Goldfrapp)

7. Tandem (8:24) – Miriodor (Taken from the album ‘Cobra Fakir; see miriodor.com/wp/, cuneiformrecords.bandcamp.com/album/cobra-fakir  & www.facebook.com/miriodor?fref=ts)

8. Sun And Air (2:17) – Jez Butler (Taken from the album ‘The Lighter Side Of Concrete’; see www.boum.co.uk/disques-boum/concrete-album/)

9. Clocking Off (3:41) – Dodson and Fogg (Taken from the album ‘Sounds of Day and Night; see wisdomtwinsbooks.weebly.com/dodson-and-fogg.html, wisdomtwinsbooks.weebly.com/dodson-and-fogg-cds.html, wisdomtwinsbooks.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/pages/Dodson-And-Fogg/282552805161916)

10. Silflay (5:01) – Rael Jones (Taken from the album ‘Mandrake; see raeljones.bandcamp.com/releasesitunes.apple.com/gw/album/mandrake/id717189537 & www.thegenepool.co.uk/items/1194.htm)

11. We Humans (4:09) – French For Cartridge (Taken from the album ‘We Humans’; see frenchforcartridge.com/ & www.facebook.com/FrenchForCartridge?fref=ts)

12. Bedlam Days (5:39) – Shineback (Taken from the album ‘Rise Up Forgotten, Return Destroyed’; see www.shineback.org/, music.badelephant.co.uk/album/rise-up-forgotten-return-destroyed & www.badelephant.co.uk/)

13. Faultlines (4:01) – Shineback (Taken from the album ‘Rise Up Forgotten, Return Destroyed’; see www.shineback.org/, music.badelephant.co.uk/album/rise-up-forgotten-return-destroyed & www.badelephant.co.uk/)

14. Times Like These (5:18) – Paradise 9 (Taken from the album ‘Take Me To The Future’; see paradise9.net/ & www.facebook.com/pages/Paradise-9/73323509813)

15. Oort (8:55) – Little Atlas (Taken from the album ‘Automatic Day’; see www.littleatlas.com/, 10trecords.com/artists/genres/progressive-experimental/little-atlas/ & www.facebook.com/littleatlas)

16. Sisters (4:05) – Cate Le Bon (Taken from the album ‘Mug Museum; see catelebon.com/ & www.facebook.com/CateLeBon)

17. Dream Sister (6:16) – Asaf Sirkis Trio (Taken from the album ‘Shepherd’s Stories’; see www.asafsirkis.co.uk/)

18. Lorelei (3:53) – Steve Kilbey & Martin Kennedy (Taken from the album ‘You Are Everything; see www.kilbey-kennedy.com/stevekilbeymartinkennedypresent.bandcamp.com & www.facebook.com/kilbeykennedy)

19. Change (4:11) – William Shatner, feat. Billy Sherwood (Taken from the album ‘Ponder the Mystery; see williamshatner.com/ws/ & cleorecs.com/store/shop/william-shatner-ponder-the-mystery/)

20. NRR (5:18) – Wolf People (Taken from the album ‘Fain’; see www.wolfpeople.co.uk/ & www.facebook.com/WolfPeople)

21. Suitcases (3:00) – Beccy Owen (Taken from the album ‘IMAGO’; see www.beccyowenmusic.com/, beccyowen.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/pages/beccy-owen/31564107347)

22. Lady Fortune (4:31) – Serafina Steer (Taken from the album ‘The Moths Are Real; see www.serafinasteer.com/, www.stolenrecordings.co.uk/artist/serafina-steer/ & www.facebook.com/pages/Serafina-Steer/602483859767859)

23. A Fleeting Dream (6:18) – The Inner Road (Taken from the album ‘Ascension’; see www.inner-road.com/itunes.apple.com/gb/album/ascension/id641760681 & www.facebook.com/InnerRoad)

24. Toyland Fantasy (4:20) – Tobin Mueller (Taken from the album ‘Midwinter Born’; see www.tobinmueller.com/, www.cdbaby.com/cd/tobinmueller32 & itunes.apple.com/us/artist/tobin-mueller/id97659025)

25. Corpus Christi Carol (2:57) – The Mediaeval Baebes (Taken from the album ‘Of Kings and Angels – A Christmas Carol Collection’; see www.mediaevalbaebes.com/ & www.facebook.com/mediaevalbaebes)

26. Tremors From The Future (11:16) – Guapo (Taken from the album ‘History Of The Visitation’; see guapo1.bandcamp.com/album/history-of-the-visitation, www.cuneiformrecords.com/bandshtml/guapo.html & www.facebook.com/guapoband)

Many thanks to all listeners and musicians. Please leave a comment if you like what you hear (or even if you don’t… feedback is so important!) or if you want to have your say on anything else connected to this podcast. If you want to keep up to date with news about this podcast, EppyFest, or just chat with other listeners, don’t forget that there’s a Facebook group – just search for the Eppy Gibbon Podcast Show on Facebook and request to join. I will be back for the next episode when I’ll be presenting an EppyFest 3 preview special, featuring music from all the acts on the bill at this festival taking place on July 5th. You can find out more about the festival and buy tickets at eppyfest.co.uk/

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Episode 123: Best of 2013, the best of the rest pt1

March 12, 2014 at 11:39 pm (Uncategorized) (, , , , , , , , , , )

This is the 123rd edition of the Epileptic Gibbon podcast music show and the playlist to accompany it. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN. You can also listen via Mixcloud here. This is a packed show featuring lots and lots of great music from 2013 that didn’t get into my top 30 albums of the year, including some great EPs and singles. There’s also a preview of a couple of the acts appearing at the Cheltenham Jazz Festival in May and a look ahead to the new solo album from Matt Stevens. There’s no feature album again but there’s still lots of interesting music to hear on this show. Below you’ll find the track list, plus weblinks to where you can find more information about each artist.

Total running time: 2 hours and 8 minutes. Downloaded file is 116.8 MB.

1. Vardavar (5:20) – Tigran Hamasyan (Taken from the EP ‘The Poet; see www.tigranhamasyan.com/www.facebook.com/pages/Tigran-Hamasyan-official-page/106915296001772 & www.cheltenhamfestivals.com/jazz/)

2. She’s in the Flowers (3:11) – Eska (Taken from the ‘Gatekeeper EP; see www.eskaonline.com/, eskaonline.bandcamp.com/album/gatekeeper-ep, www.facebook.com/eskaonline & www.cheltenhamfestivals.com/jazz/)

3. Things Behind The Sun (4:31) – Rhys Marsh (Taken from the EP ‘Suspended In A Weightless Wind’ - excuse me for getting the title wrong on the show; see rhysmarsh.com/ & itunes.apple.com/us/album/suspended-in-weightless-wind/id696205037)

4. Ghost (3:49) – Arborea (Taken from the album ‘Fortress of the Sun’; see arborea.bandcamp.com/, arboreamusic.blogspot.co.uk/ & www.facebook.com/Arborea)

5. The Enchanted Dreamer (3:39) – Mr. and Mrs. Muffins (Taken from the album ‘The Misty Cowboy and Other Songs to Dream By; see mrandmrsmuffins.bandcamp.com/album/the-misty-cowboy-and-other-songs-to-dream-by & www.facebook.com/pages/Mr-and-Mrs-Muffins/115128943806)

6. Our Journeys Done (4:00) – Mike Kershaw (Taken from the album This Long Night; see mikekershaw.bandcamp.com/, www.kershmusic.com/home & www.facebook.com/pages/Mike-Kershaw/144511622309101)

7. Our Darkest Sabbath (3:08) – Broadcast (Taken from the ‘Berberian Sound Studiosoundtrack album; see futurecrayon.blogspot.co.uk/ & warp.net/records/broadcast)

8. exe (5:11) – Idmonster (Taken from the album ‘Be more like water; see pendle.virb.com/idmonster, knittedcat.co.uk/ & www.amazon.co.uk/Be-More-Like-Water-Idmonster/dp/B00FFNLDWG)

9. The Minotaur (5:01) – The Red Masque (Taken from the album ‘Mythalogue; see www.theredmasque.com/ & www.facebook.com/The.Red.Masque)

10. The Ruins of the Palace of Minos (2:43) – The Red Masque (Taken from the album ‘Mythalogue; see www.theredmasque.com/ & www.facebook.com/The.Red.Masque)

11. Dance Dance Dance (3:22) – Tom Slatter (Taken from the album ‘Three Rows of Teeth’; see tomslatter.bandcamp.com/, www.tomslatter.co.uk/ & www.facebook.com/tomslattermusic)

12. Insert Silence (3:53) – Aurelian (Taken from the ‘Soundcastles’ EP; see aurelianmusic.bandcamp.com/album/soundcastles, www.facebook.com/aurelianmusic & www.facebook.com/lydianlabel)

13. Bus Girl (2:58) – Those Men (Taken from ‘Half Time Orange’ EP; see www.junodownload.com/products/those-men-half-time-orange-ep/2246174-02/, www.zinggmusic.co.uk/those-men-half-time-orange/, soundcloud.com/thosemen & www.facebook.com/ThoseMen?fref=ts)

14. A Rotating Spherical Happening (3:28) – Those Men (Taken from ‘Half Time Orange’ EP; see www.junodownload.com/products/those-men-half-time-orange-ep/2246174-02/, www.zinggmusic.co.uk/those-men-half-time-orange/, soundcloud.com/thosemen & www.facebook.com/ThoseMen?fref=ts)

15. Pluck (4:40) – Death In Texas (Taken from the EP ‘Pluck’; see deathintexas.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/deathintexas)

16. These Photographs Prove We Were Happy (4:44) – Leaving Richmond (Taken from the album ‘Human Minds, Robot Hearts’; see leavingrichmond.bandcamp.com/album/human-minds-robot-hearts & www.facebook.com/leavingrichmond)

17. Green Day (4:21) – Yoed Nir (Taken from the album ‘Suspended Hours’; see www.yoednir.com/, yoednir.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/yoednirmusic)

18. The Cat’s Holiday (4:48) – Mr. and Mrs. Muffins (Taken from the album ‘The Misty Cowboy and Other Songs to Dream By; see mrandmrsmuffins.bandcamp.com/album/the-misty-cowboy-and-other-songs-to-dream-by & www.facebook.com/pages/Mr-and-Mrs-Muffins/115128943806)

19. The Bridge (11:50) – Matt Stevens (Taken from the forthcoming album ‘Lucid; see www.mattstevensguitar.com/www.burningshed.com/store/guitarists/product/111/5458/ & www.facebook.com/mattstevensguitar)

Matt Stevens will be appearing with The Fierce & The Dead at EppyFest 3 on July 5th. You can find out more about the festival and buy tickets at eppyfest.co.uk/

20. These Tiny Things Are Haunting Me (2:37) – Tom Slatter (Taken from the album ‘Three Rows of Teeth’; see tomslatter.bandcamp.com/, www.tomslatter.co.uk/ & www.facebook.com/tomslattermusic)

21. October Sun (5:25) – Matt Berry (Taken from the album ‘Kill the Wolf’; see www.themattberry.co.uk/ & www.facebook.com/mattberrymusic)

22. Insects (3:30) – Fractal Mirror (Taken from the album ‘Strange Attractors; see www.fractalmirror.net/, fractalmirror.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/fractal.mirror)

23. Don’t Land On Me (8:01) – Knifeworld (Taken from the forthcoming album ‘The Unravelling’; see www.knifeworld.co.uk/, knifeworld.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/knifeworld)

Many thanks to all listeners and musicians. Please leave a comment if you like what you hear (or even if you don’t… feedback is so important!) or if you want to have your say on anything else connected to this podcast. If you want to keep up to date with news about this podcast, EppyFest, or just chat with other listeners, don’t forget that there’s a Facebook group – just search for the Eppy Gibbon Podcast Show on Facebook and request to join. I will be back for the next episode when I’ll be presenting part 2 of this best of the rest of 2013. I hope to see you back for that.

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Episode 117: The International Christmas Pudding

December 19, 2013 at 3:12 pm (Uncategorized) (, , , , , , , , )

This is the 117th edition of the Epileptic Gibbon podcast music show and the playlist to accompany it. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN. The show will also be available via Mixcloud here. This show is a festive edition, featuring music that has some connection to Christmas, the Winter Solstice, Yuletide, or just the cold wintry season in general. To reflect this the feature album is ‘A Winter Gathering’ by Shauna Burns, plus there will be the usual diverse selection of styles and genres, including prog rock, electronica, chamber pop, jazz, folk and all sorts of other weird & wonderful music. Below you’ll find the track list, plus weblinks from where you can find more information about each artist.

Total running time: 2 hours. Downloaded file is 109.6 MB.

1. December Alone (4:31) – Earth Size Diamonds (Taken from the album, ‘Alien Science’; see earthsizediamonds.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/EarthSizeDiamonds)

2. Winter’s Song (4:10) – I Am Your Autopilot (Taken from the album ‘The Stillness of the Sea’; see www.iamyourautopilot.com/, iamyourautopilot.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/IAmYourAutopilot)

3. Melting (4:49) – All About Eve (Taken from the album ‘Iceland’; see julianneregan.com/julianneregan.com/welcome.html & www.goony.nl/aae/aae.htm)

4. Winter Star (2:35) – Shauna Burns (Taken from the album ‘A Winter Gathering’; see shaunaburns.com/music/ & www.facebook.com/shaunaburnsmusic; this track was provided by Mevio’s Music Alley – see www.musicalley.com/)

5. Endlessly (4:25) – Mercury Rev (Taken from the album ‘Deserter’s Songs’; see www.mercuryrev.com/ & www.facebook.com/MercuryRev?ref=ts)

6. It Hasn’t Happened Yet (3:50) – William Shatner (Taken from the album ‘Has Been’; see williamshatner.com/ws/)

7. Merry Christmas Joseph Suttle (3:14) – Thumpermonkey (Taken from the album Yottametre’; see thumpermonkey.bandcamp.com/ & www.thumpermonkey.com/)

8. Stop the Cavalry (3:10) – Marillion (Taken from the 2003 fan-club-only Christmas CD Say Cheese!’; see marillion.com/ & en-gb.facebook.com/MarillionOfficial)

9. Snowbound (4:31) –  Genesis (Taken from the album ‘…And Then There Were Three…’; see www.genesis-music.com/ & www.facebook.com/genesis)

10. Petites Litanies De Jesus (4:18) – Keith Emerson (Taken from ‘The Christmas Album; see www.keithemerson.com/)

11. Carol of the Bells (3:52) – Shauna Burns (Taken from the album ‘A Winter Gathering’; see shaunaburns.com/music/ & www.facebook.com/shaunaburnsmusic; this track was provided by Mevio’s Music Alley – see www.musicalley.com/)

12. Winter Singing (4:44) – The Imagined Village (Taken from the album ‘Bending The Dark; see www.theimaginedvillage.com/, imaginedvillage.com/ & www.facebook.com/imaginedvillage)

13. Solstice (9:27) – Matt Berry (Taken from the album ‘Kill the Wolf’; see www.themattberry.co.uk/ & www.facebook.com/mattberrymusic)

14. Winter Night (2:52) – Rhys Marsh (Taken from the EP ‘Suspended In A Weightless Wind’; see rhysmarsh.com/ & itunes.apple.com/us/album/suspended-in-weightless-wind/id696205037)

15. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (Take Five) (4:06) – Tobin Mueller (Taken from the album ‘Midwinter Born’; see www.tobinmueller.com/, www.cdbaby.com/cd/tobinmueller32 & itunes.apple.com/us/artist/tobin-mueller/id97659025)

16. O Christmas Tree (2:46) – John Stebbe (Free download available from www.macjams.com/artist/John+Stebbe; see also johnstebbe.webs.com/ & www.cdbaby.com/cd/johnstebbe2)

17. Winter Comes (3:04) – Alexander von Mehren (Taken from the album ‘Aéropop’; see www.vonmehren.com/, folkwit.com/artists/alexander-von-mehren & folkwitrecords.bandcamp.com/album/a-ropop)

18. Silent, Silent Night (5:36) – Mike Kershaw (Taken from the ‘Winter’ EP; see mikekershaw.bandcamp.com/, www.kershmusic.com/home & www.facebook.com/pages/Mike-Kershaw/144511622309101)

19. Silent Night (3:01) – Shauna Burns (Taken from the album ‘A Winter Gathering’; see shaunaburns.com/music/ & www.facebook.com/shaunaburnsmusic; this track was provided by Mevio’s Music Alley – see www.musicalley.com/)

20. Last Day of Winter (4:39) – i am robot and proud (Taken from the album ‘The Catch & Spring Summer Autumn Winter; see iamrobotandproud.bandcamp.com/album/the-catch-spring-summer-autumn-winter, www.robotandproud.com/ & en-gb.facebook.com/iamrobotandproud)

21. I believe in Father Christmas (Music Box cover) (3:30) – Hannah Peel (Hannah’s version of this track does not seem to be legally available online anymore but for more information about Greg Lake see www.greglake.com/ and for Hannah Peel see www.hannahpeel.com/ & www.facebook.com/HannahPeelMusic)

22. Xmas Fantasy – Silent Night (6:14) – Fran Dagostino (Free download available from www.macjams.com/artist/ziti; see also frandagostino.com/www.facebook.com/pages/Fran-Dagostino-Band/146779183952)

23. A Winter’s Tale (3:42) – All About Eve (Taken from the album ‘Iceland’; see julianneregan.com/julianneregan.com/welcome.html & www.goony.nl/aae/aae.htm)

24.  A Christmas Credit Card (Christmas in My Dreams) (2:21) – Asparagus Apocalypse & David Kaminsky (Free download available from www.macjams.com/artist/Epileptic+Gibbon; see also www.macjams.com/artist/dwwave)

A merry Christmas and compliments of the season to all the musicians who contributed and to all listeners too. Send me comments if you like what you hear (or even if you don’t… feedback is so important!). If you want to keep up to date with news about the show, EppyFest, or just chat with other listeners, don’t forget that there’s a Facebook group – just search for the Eppy Gibbon Podcast Show on Facebook and request to join. We’ll be back in January – there will be one show from Daniel and Rebsie and one from me, so we hope you’ll join us for those.

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Episode 111: Bullseye

September 19, 2013 at 9:38 pm (Uncategorized) (, , , , , , )

This is the 111th edition of the Epileptic Gibbon podcast music show and the playlist to accompany it. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN. You can also listen via Mixcloud here. For this edition of the show I’m chatting with Mr Ed Wilkins, presenter of the An Hour of Prog radio show on Stroud FM. We’ll be chatting about and playing some of Ed’s favourite music, both classic and more recent, plus I’ll be playing tracks from some recent releases too. Below you’ll find the track list, plus weblinks to where you can find more information about each artist.

Total running time: 2 hours & 6 minutes. Downloaded file is 115.8 MB.

1. The Black Coast (4:38) – Thoby Loth (Taken from the album ‘Cauldron Of Life’; see thobyloth.com/, www.youtube.com/user/Thobyloth & www.facebook.com/pages/Thoby-Loth/15655599322?ref=ts)

2. Boxes (4:17) – French For Cartridge (Taken from the ‘Boxes/Piff Paff Pow’ single & the album ‘We Humans’; see frenchforcartridge.com/, www.youtube.com/user/frenchforcartridge?feature=watchitunes.apple.com/gb/artist/french-for-cartridge/id320446439 & www.facebook.com/FrenchForCartridge)

3. 1801 (8:28) – Asaf Sirkis Trio (Taken from the album ‘Shepherd’s Stories’; see www.asafsirkis.co.uk/, www.cdbaby.com/Artist/AsafSirkis & itunes.apple.com/gb/artist/asaf-sirkis-trio/id379170257)

4. Mondo Profondo 1 (5:37) – Karda Estra (Taken from the album ‘Mondo Profondo’ & also available on a special edition 2-on-1 CD ‘Mondo Profondo/New Worlds’; see www.kardaestra.co.uk/, kardaestra.bandcamp.com/album/mondo-profondo-2, www.thegenepool.co.uk/items/1139.htm & www.facebook.com/pages/Karda-Estra/67051130804)

Interview with Ed Wilkins

5. Phantom Of The Opera (7:08) – Iron Maiden (Taken from the album Iron Maiden; see www.ironmaiden.com/ & www.facebook.com/ironmaiden)

6. L’Auberge Du Sanglier/A Hunting We Shall Go/Pengola/Backwards/A Hunting We Shall Go – Reprise (10:03) – Caravan (Taken from the album ‘For Girls Who Grow Plump In The Night’; see officialcaravan.co.uk/ & www.facebook.com/OfficialCaravan?fref=ts)

7. The Prophet’s Song (8:21) – Queen (Taken from the album ‘A Night At The Opera’; see www.queenonline.com/en/the-band/members/ & www.facebook.com/Queen)

8. At The End Of The World (8:25) – Lifesigns (Taken from the album Lifesigns; see www.lifesigns.me/, www.cherryred.co.uk/shopexd.asp?id=3965 & www.facebook.com/Signslife?fref=ts)

9. Happy (4:54) – Storm Corrosion (Taken from the album ‘Storm Corrosion’; see www.stormcorrosion.com/www.facebook.com/pages/Storm-Corrosion/187831801312141 & www.roadrunnerrecords.co.uk/artist/storm+corrosion)

10. Dirt From A Holy Place (5:10) – OSI (Taken from the album ‘Office of Strategic Influence’; see www.osiband.com/www.facebook.com/OSIofficial & www.burningshed.com/store/osi/)

For more details about Ed’s ‘An Hour of Prog’ radio show on Stroud FM check out www.stroudfm.co.uk/on-air/19-presenters-shows/58-dprp-progressive-rock-and-metal-show.html

11. Slippery Dragon (3:21) – Those Men (Taken from ‘Half Time Orange’ EP; see www.junodownload.com/products/those-men-half-time-orange-ep/2246174-02/, www.zinggmusic.co.uk/those-men-half-time-orange/, soundcloud.com/thosemen & www.facebook.com/ThoseMen?fref=ts)

12. Take Me To The Future (short-wave radio edit) (5:51) – Paradise 9 (The full length version of this track is taken from the album ‘Take Me To The Future’; see www.paradise9.net/itunes.apple.com/gb/album/take-me-to-the-future/id671748391 & www.facebook.com/pages/Paradise-9/73323509813)

13. Just Passin Thru – Secrets (11:37) – Andy Pickford (Taken from the newly re-mastered version of the album ‘Lughnasad’; see www.andypickfordmusic.com/itunes.apple.com/gb/artist/andy-pickford/id275099344 & www.facebook.com/AndyPickfordMusic)

Thanks, as always, to everyone involved with this show, musicians and listeners alike, and particularly to Ed Wilkins for coming into the studio for the interview. Please leave a comment if you like what you hear (or even if you don’t… feedback is so important!) or if you want to have your say on anything else connected to this podcast. If you want to keep up to date with news about the show, EppyFest, or just chat with other listeners, don’t forget that there’s a Facebook group – just search for the Eppy Gibbon Podcast Show on Facebook and request to join. I hope to see you at the Summer’s End festival in October but either way I’ll be back with another show in around two weeks when I’ll be playing more new music and there’ll be another interview looking ahead to an exciting new release. I do hope you’ll come back for that.

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Episode 108: Best of 2012; my top 21 countdown, pt2

August 12, 2013 at 9:51 am (Uncategorized) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

This is the 108th edition of the Epileptic Gibbon podcast music show and the playlist to accompany it. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN. You can also listen via Mixcloud here. This edition of the show represents the fifth (of five) of my rather delayed ‘Best of 2012′ shows, and finally features the second half of my top 21 countdown of my very favourite releases of last year, otherwise known as my top 10. There’s no feature album this time around, just lots of great music from the UK, the US, & Canada. Below you’ll find the track list, plus weblinks to where you can find more information about each artist.

Total running time: 1 hour & 31 minutes. Downloaded file is 82.9 MB.

Please note: The tracks below are in order of appearance on the show, not in countdown order of my favourite albums of last year.  This show covers albums 10-1.

1. Exit Strategy (4:15) – She Makes War (Taken from the album ‘Little Battles’; see shemakeswar.com/, shemakeswar.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/SheMakesWar?fref=ts)

2. Magpie Heart (3:34) – She Makes War (Taken from the album ‘Little Battles’; see shemakeswar.com/, shemakeswar.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/SheMakesWar?fref=ts)

For a chance to win a copy of either ‘Little Battles’ or the first She Makes War album ‘Disarm’ just answer the following question: What is the title of the new She Makes War Audiovisual EP due out on 26th August 2013?  Then leave me a message on the Eppy Gibbon Podcast Show Facebook group or send me (Ian Fairholm) a message on Facebook with your answer and your choice of album. If you win I’ll also need a postal address. Depending on how many answers we get I may put them into a hat and pick out the winners.

3. Sleeve (5:28) – Thumpermonkey (Taken from the album ‘Sleep Furiously’; see thumpermonkey.com/, thumpermonkey.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/pages/Thumpermonkey/18593072451?fref=ts)

4. Quiet Earth (2:03) – Thumpermonkey (Taken from the album ‘Sleep Furiously’; see thumpermonkey.com/, thumpermonkey.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/pages/Thumpermonkey/18593072451?fref=ts)

If you’d like to vote for Thumpermonkey, or indeed any of the other nominees in this year’s Progressive Music awards, you can do so via awards.progrockmag.com/?ns_campaign=BM_progawards13&ns_mchannel=hb&ns_source=prog&ns_linkname=hammerdirectionals&ns_fee=0 (but you only have until August 14th 2013)

5. Silver Rays (3:51) – Django Django (Taken from the album ‘Django Django’; see www.djangodjango.co.uk/soundcloud.com/djangodjango & www.facebook.com/thedjangos?fref=ts)

6. Of the waves (2:53) – Hobson’s Choice (Taken from the album ‘Of The Waves’; see www.hobsonschoicemusic.com/, www.cdbaby.com/cd/hobsonschoice12 & hobsonschoicemusic.bandcamp.com/album/of-the-waves)

7. Shapeshifter (4:37) – Hobson’s Choice (Taken from the album ‘Of The Waves’; see www.hobsonschoicemusic.com/, www.cdbaby.com/cd/hobsonschoice12 & hobsonschoicemusic.bandcamp.com/album/of-the-waves)

8. Morning Person (2:54) – MoeTar (Taken from the album ‘From These Small Seeds’; see www.moetar.com/, magnacarta.net/moetar/ & www.facebook.com/MoeTar)

9. Friction (3:08) – MoeTar (Taken from the album ‘From These Small Seeds’; see www.moetar.com/, magnacarta.net/moetar/ & www.facebook.com/MoeTar)

10. Release (5:07) – Stratospheerius (Taken from the album ‘The Next World…’; see stratospheerius.com/, stratospheerius.bandcamp.com/music & www.facebook.com/stratospheerius)

11. Terminus (4:22) – The Gasman (Taken from the album ‘Hiding Place’; see www.gasmanmusic.com/hidingplace.html, www.thegenepool.co.uk/items/854.htm & www.facebook.com/pages/The-Gasman/28792488970)

12. Summoned By Bells (9:17) – Big Big Train (Taken from the album ‘English Electric Part 1’; see www.bigbigtrain.com/, bigbigtrain.bandcamp.com/album/english-electric-part-one & www.facebook.com/pages/Big-Big-Train/203751903023821)

12. Before We Bow Down (4:28) – Sanguine Hum (Taken from the album ‘Live In America’; see sanguinehum.bandcamp.com/album/live-in-america, www.esotericrecordings.com/sanguinehum.html, troopersforsound.com/catalogue/sanguine-hum-live-in-america/www.facebook.com/pages/Sanguine-Hum/148914338483750?directed_target_id=0)

13. Tonic For The Snoring (4:19) – Sanguine Hum (Taken from the album ‘Diving Bell’; see www.cherryred.co.uk/shopexd.asp?id=3567, www.esotericrecordings.com/sanguinehum.html, troopersforsound.com/www.facebook.com/pages/Sanguine-Hum/148914338483750?directed_target_id=0)

14. Visitor (3:48) – Hundred Waters (Taken from the album ‘Hundred Waters’; see www.hundred-waters.com/soundcloud.com/hundredwaters & www.facebook.com/100waters)

15. Thistle (4:33) – Hundred Waters (Taken from the album Hundred Waters; see www.hundred-waters.com/soundcloud.com/hundredwaters & www.facebook.com/100waters)

Congrats to the 10 bands/acts above that helped to make 2012 such a top year for music. Also, many thanks to everyone involved with this show, musicians and listeners alike. Please leave a comment if you like what you hear (or even if you don’t… feedback is so important!) or if you want to have your say on anything else connected to this podcast. If you want to keep up to date with news about the show, EppyFest, or just chat with other listeners, don’t forget that there’s a Facebook group – just search for the Eppy Gibbon Podcast Show on Facebook and request to join – you can also take part in the She Makes War competition via Facebook. With the next show we’ll be back to normal (or as normal as we get!), focusing mainly on 2013 releases, but with a smattering of older tracks too, including a terrific feature album. I do hope you’ll come back for that.

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Episode 107: Best of 2012; my top 21 countdown, pt1

July 28, 2013 at 7:42 pm (Uncategorized) (, , , , , , , , , )

This is the 107th edition of the Epileptic Gibbon podcast music show and the playlist to accompany it. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN. You can also listen via Mixcloud here. This edition of the show represents the fourth of five of my rather delayed ‘Best of 2012′ shows, and finally features the first half of my top 21 countdown of my very favourite releases of last year (you’ll hear the second half on the next show). There’s no feature album this time around, just lots of great music from the UK, the US, Russia, & beyond. Below you’ll find the track list, plus weblinks to where you can find more information about each artist.

Total running time: 1 hour & 28 minutes. Downloaded file is 80.9 MB.

Please note: The tracks below are in order of appearance on the show, not in countdown order of my favourite albums of last year.  This show covers albums 21-11, with the next show covering albums 10-1.

1. Salvation II – Judgement Day (6:09) – Galahad (Taken from the album ‘Beyond the Realms of Euphoria’; see www.galahadonline.com/fr_news.cfmwww.facebook.com/pages/Galahad/216667625064912 & galahad1.bandcamp.com/)

2. Speak In Rounds (4:25) – Grizzly Bear (Taken from the album ‘Shields’; see grizzly-bear.net/ & www.facebook.com/grizzlybear)

3. Adelma (1:02) – Grizzly Bear (Taken from the album ‘Shields’; see grizzly-bear.net/ & www.facebook.com/grizzlybear)

4. Get Kalsi (5:42) – The Imagined Village (Taken from the album ‘Bending The Dark; see www.theimaginedvillage.com/, imaginedvillage.com/ & www.facebook.com/imaginedvillage)

5. Agape (6:55) – Dead Can Dance (Taken from the album Anastasis; see www.deadcandance.com/main/ & www.facebook.com/DeadCanDanceOfficial)

6. Sleeper Cell Anthem (6:15) – Thinking Plague (Taken from the album ‘Decline And Fall’; see www.generalrubric.com/thinkingplague/main.html, www.cuneiformrecords.com/bandshtml/thinking.html & www.facebook.com/pages/Thinking-Plague/171672812869502?fref=ts)

7. La Porte (4:24) – Neil Cowley Trio (Taken from the album ‘The Face Of Mount Molehill’; see www.neilcowleytrio.com/ & www.facebook.com/neilcowleytrio)

8. We Might Dance (2:50) – Caprice (Taken from the album ‘Girdenwodan (Part I)’; see prikosnovenie.com/groupes/capricek.htmlitunes.apple.com/gb/album/girdenwodan-part-i/id540922825 & www.facebook.com/capricemusic/info)

9. Birks of Aberfeldy (2:19) – Caprice (Taken from the album ‘Girdenwodan (Part I)’; see prikosnovenie.com/groupes/capricek.htmlitunes.apple.com/gb/album/girdenwodan-part-i/id540922825 & www.facebook.com/capricemusic/info)

10. Lamento Di Tristano (6:05) – Sheelanagig (Taken from the album ‘Cirque Insomnia’; see www.sheelanagig.co.uk/, sheelanagig.bandcamp.com/ & en-gb.facebook.com/sheelanagigmusic)

11. Miracle Mile (8:23) – Andy Pickford (Taken from the album ‘Jera’; this album has been removed from general sale but for more details about possibly getting a copy see andypickfordmusic.webplus.net/apmcds.html; for more details about Andy’s music see andypickfordmusic.webplus.net/ & www.facebook.com/AndyPickfordMusic)

12. Flying (5:36) – The Addiction Dream (Taken from the album ‘Essence’; see theaddictiondream.bandcamp.com/, www.cdbaby.com/cd/theaddictiondream (please ignore what I say on the show – it is available on CD) & www.last.fm/music/The+Addiction+Dream)

13. Essence (3:49) – The Addiction Dream (Taken from the album ‘Essence’; see theaddictiondream.bandcamp.com/, www.cdbaby.com/cd/theaddictiondream & www.last.fm/music/The+Addiction+Dream)

14. Pig Sick (4:32) – PLANK! (Taken from the album ‘Animalism’; see planknation.bandcamp.com/album/animalism & www.facebook.com/Plankuk)

15. Thanks For The Mammary (3:28) – Asparagus Apocalypse (Free download available from www.macjams.com/artist/Epileptic+Gibbon)

Many thanks to everyone involved with this show, musicians and listeners alike. Please leave a comment if you like what you hear (or even if you don’t… feedback is so important!) or if you want to have your say on anything else connected to this podcast. If you want to keep up to date with news about the show, EppyFest, or just chat with other listeners, don’t forget that there’s a Facebook group – just search for the Eppy Gibbon Podcast Show on Facebook and request to join. The next show will be part five (of five) of my review of 2012, when I’ll be counting down my top 10 releases of last year. I do hope you’ll come back for that.

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Episode 105: Best of 2012 Part 2

July 2, 2013 at 10:59 pm (Uncategorized) (, , , , , , , )

This is the 105th edition of the Epileptic Gibbon podcast music show and the playlist to accompany it. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN. You can also listen via Mixcloud here. This edition of the show represents the second of my rather delayed ‘Best of 2012′ shows. There’s no feature album this time around, just lots of great music from the UK, the US, Sweden & beyond. Below you’ll find the track list, plus weblinks to where you can find more information about each artist.

Total running time: 1 hours & 52 minutes. Downloaded file is 102.3 MB.

1. Mirador (4:38) – North Atlantic Oscillation (Taken from the album ‘Fog Electric’; see www.naoband.com/fogelectric/, www.kscopemusic.com/northatlanticoscillation/ & en-gb.facebook.com/northatlanticoscillation)

2. Open Window (6:57) – Flutatious (Taken from the album ‘333’; see www.flutatious.co.uk/ & en-gb.facebook.com/flutatious)

3. Raindown (4:09) – The Enid (Taken from the album ‘Shining’; see www.theenid.co.uk/ & en-gb.facebook.com/TheEnid)

4. Soft Science Fiction (4:56) – Earth Size Diamonds (Taken from the album ‘Alien Science; see earthsizediamonds.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/EarthSizeDiamonds?ref=stream)

5. You And I (5:53) – Producers (Taken from the album Made In Basing Street; see www.producersmusic.co.uk/ & www.facebook.com/ProducersMusic)

6. Locust To Bethlehem (5:11) – Echolyn (Taken from the album ‘Echolyn’; see www.echolyn.com/, echolyn.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/echolynband)

7. Something for Jez (2:30) – Death By Chocolate (Taken from the album ‘Bric-a-Brac’; the album can be purchased via darla.com/ amongst other places; see also www.last.fm/music/Death+By+Chocolate)

8. So Long Then (2:06) – Field Music (Taken from the album ‘Plumb’; see www.field-music.co.uk/ & www.facebook.com/fieldmusic)

9. Same Story (3:58) – Bev Lee Harling (Taken from the album ‘Barefoot In Your Kitchen’; see www.bevleeharling.com/, bevleeharling.bandcamp.com/, & en-gb.facebook.com/BevLeeHarlingMusic)

10. The Dream (4:36) – Mr. and Mrs. Muffins (Taken from the album ‘The Raindrop Dance and Other Songs About Love’; see folkwit.com/artists/mr-mrs-muffins, mrandmrsmuffins.bandcamp.com/album/the-raindrop-dance-and-other-songs-about-love, & www.facebook.com/pages/Mr-and-Mrs-Muffins/115128943806)

11. Sorgmantel (12:06) – Änglagård (Taken from the album ‘Viljans Oga’; see www.anglagard.net/, www.anglagardrecords.com/, & www.facebook.com/anglagardrecords)

12. Workshy (3:57) – To Arms Etc (Taken from the single ‘The Ghost of Daphne/Workshy’; see toarmsetcofficial.bandcamp.com/ & en-gb.facebook.com/toarmsetc)

13. Saturn (2:05) – Damon Albarn (Taken from the album ‘Dr Dee’; see dr-dee.info/, doctorjohndee.tumblr.com/ & www.facebook.com/Damonalbarnofficial)

14. Cathedrals (3:01) – Damon Albarn (Taken from the album ‘Dr Dee’; see dr-dee.info/, doctorjohndee.tumblr.com/ & www.facebook.com/Damonalbarnofficial)

15. My Fickle Resolve (5:32) – The Stranglers (Taken from the album ‘Giants’; see www.thestranglers.net/ & www.facebook.com/thestranglers)

16. Wasted Years (5:49) – Maiden United (Taken from the album ‘Across The Seventh Sea’; see www.maidenunited.com/ & www.facebook.com/MaidenuniteD)

17. Mutiny (5:53) – Sunday Driver (Taken from the album ‘The Mutiny’; see www.sundaydriver.co.uk/, sundaydriver.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/sundaydrivermusic)

18. The Lost Child (7:03) – Anathema (Taken from the album ‘Weather Systems’; see www.anathema.ws/, www.kscopemusic.com/anathema/weathersystems/ & www.facebook.com/weareanathema)

Many thanks to everyone involved with this show, musicians and listeners alike. Please leave a comment if you like what you hear (or even if you don’t… feedback is so important!) or if you want to have your say on anything else connected to this podcast. If you want to keep up to date with news about the show, EppyFest, or just chat with other listeners, don’t forget that there’s a Facebook group – just search for the Eppy Gibbon Podcast Show on Facebook and request to join. The next show will be part three (of four) of my review of 2012, so I hope you’ll come back for that and maybe I’ll see you at EppyFest on Saturday July 6th – please come and say hello.

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Episode 104: Best of 2012 Part 1

June 17, 2013 at 12:39 pm (Uncategorized) (, , , , , )

This is the 104th edition of the Epileptic Gibbon podcast music show and the playlist to accompany it. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN. You can also listen via Mixcloud here. This edition of the show represents the first of my rather delayed ‘Best of 2012′ shows. There’s no feature album this time around, just lots of great music from the UK, the US, Japan & beyond. Below you’ll find the track list, plus weblinks to where you can find more information about each artist.

Total running time: 1 hour & 34 minutes. Downloaded file is 86 MB.

1. Nothing Left (5:16) – Lisa Cuthbert (featuring Otan Vargas) (Single available from itunes.apple.com/my/artist/lisa-cuthbert/id472413304; see lisacuthbert.com/ & www.facebook.com/lcuthbertmusic?fref=ts)

2. pole pole (1:51) – Netherland Dwarf (Taken from the EP ‘May the Piper’ which is available as a legal and free download via totokokolabel.com/releases_030 or netherlanddwarf.bandcamp.com/; see also itunes.apple.com/us/album/moi-moi/id443135278 & www.facebook.com/netherlanddwarf)

3. Lacker Boo (7:52) – Portico Quartet (Taken from the album ‘Portico Quartet’; see www.porticoquartet.com/ & www.facebook.com/porticoquartetmusic)

4. 666…6 (4:45) – The Fierce & The Dead (Taken from the ‘On VHSEP; see www.fierceandthedead.com/, thefierceandthedead.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/fierceandthedead)

5. In A Foreign Way (5:21) – Knifeworld (Taken from the Clairvoyant FortnightEP; see www.knifeworld.co.uk/, www.facebook.com/knifeworld, knifeworld.bandcamp.com/track/clairvoyant-fortnight-2 & www.thegenepool.co.uk/artists/KNIFEWORLD.htm)

6. Disciplining The Reserve Army (Acoustic) (7:52) – Trojan Horse (Taken from the ‘Fire’ EP; see trojanhorse.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/trojanhorseuk)

7. Dianae (4:18) – The Mediaeval Baebes (Taken from the album ‘The Huntress’; see www.mediaevalbaebes.com/ & www.facebook.com/mediaevalbaebes?fref=ts)

8. The Oracle (5:20) – Tony Banks (Taken from the album ‘SIX Pieces For Orchestra’; see www.tonybanksmusic.co.uk/ & www.facebook.com/tonybanksofficial)

9. Passionate Weekend (5:39) – Doris Brendel & Lee Dunham (Taken from the album ‘Not Utopia’; see www.dorisbrendel.com/, dorisbrendel.bandcamp.com/album/not-utopia, & www.facebook.com/doris.brendel?fref=ts)

10. Cusp (4:51) – Stick Men (Taken from the album ‘Deep’; see www.papabear.com/ & www.facebook.com/stickmenofficial)

11. A Cat With Seven Souls (5:50) – Steve Hogarth & Richard Barbieri (Taken from the album ‘Not The Weapon But The Hand’; see www.kscopemusic.com/hogarthbarbieri/nottheweaponbutthehand/, www.stevehogarth.com/, www.richardbarbieri.net/ & www.facebook.com/HogarthBarbieri?fref=ts)

12. No More Monkey Business (4:04) – Elf Project (Taken from the album ‘The Great Divide’; see 10trecords.com/artists/genres/progressive-experimental/elf-project/ & 10trecords.com/store/)

13. Moody Bible (3:31) – Nicole Miglis (Taken from her self-titled EP; the EP was available via Bandcamp but doesn’t appear to be currently so for more information try soundcloud.com/nicole-miglis, www.hundred-waters.com/ & www.facebook.com/100waters)

14. Broken Light (7:20) – Rhys Marsh And The Autumn Ghost (Taken from the album ‘The Blue Hour’; see rhysmarsh.com/www.burningshed.com/store/rhysmarsh/collection/297/ & www.facebook.com/rhysmarshmusic)

Many thanks to everyone involved with this show, musicians and listeners alike. Please leave a comment if you like what you hear (or even if you don’t… feedback is so important!) or if you want to have your say on anything else connected to this podcast. If you want to keep up to date with news about the show, EppyFest, or just chat with other listeners, don’t forget that there’s a Facebook group – just search for the Eppy Gibbon Podcast Show on Facebook and request to join. The next show will be part two (of four) of my review of 2012, so I hope you’ll come back for that.

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