This is the eighth edition of the Epileptic Gibbon podcast music show and the blog entry to accompany it. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN. This particular show is a festive Christmas/Winter Solstice special, with over 60 minutes of Christmas or winter-themed music, hosted by Eppy Gibbon. The feature album this month fits the show’s theme perfectly as it’s ‘Splendour Bright‘ from The Noel Project, plus there’s the usual diverse selection of tracks and artists, including some interesting versions of classic Christmas songs and brand new material too. Below you’ll find the track list, plus weblinks from where you can find more information about each artist.
1. Silent Night (2:11) – Togawa Tadashi (Free download available from www.macjams.com/artist/Tadashi%20Togawa )
2. Winter Magic (3:22) – Caroline Hoose (Free download available from www.macjams.com/artist/cjhoose)
3. Coventry Carol (4:40) – Wayne Hinton & God’s House Band (Free download available from www.macjams.com/artist/waynehinton)
4. You Came, But Not In Splendour Bright (3:46) – The Noel Project (Taken from the album ‘Splendour Bright’; see www.macjams.com/artist/Noel+Project)
5. Snow Is Falling (3:52) – Hannah (Free download available from www.macjams.com/artist/Hannah)
6. Reindeer Rock (1:51) – Dick Langford (Free download available from www.macjams.com/artist/DWL; see also www.soundclick.com/bands/pageartist.cfm?bandID=409319)
10. We Three Kings (3:00) – William Owen (Free download available from www.macjams.com/artist/owendave)
11. O Little Town (1:50) – Pooey (Free download available from www.macjams.com/artist/pooey)
14. Mungy Christmas (1:41) – Mungo (Track not currently available but see www.youtube.com/user/Mungo10 for more information about the artist)
16. The Boar’s Head Carol (2:00) – The Noel Project (Revolving Doris) (Taken from the album ‘Splendour Bright’; see www.macjams.com/artist/Noel+Project)
17. Xmas Fantasy – Silent Night (6:14) – Fran Dagostino (Free download available from www.macjams.com/artist/ziti)
18. Duerme, Niño, Duerme (Sleep, Baby, Sleep) (2:56) – Richard Schletty (See www.schletty.com/sonority.html)
20. Carol of the Bells (3:18) – Wayne Hinton & God’s House Band (Free download available from www.macjams.com/artist/waynehinton)
21. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (2:46) – Andre Christopher Murnieks (Free download available from www.macjams.com/artist/amurnieks)
22. Winterlude (3:24) – Feter McBlues (Free download available from www.macjams.com/artist/Feter; see also http://mysite.verizon.net/res8ydyw/theraintroubadoures/index.html)
23. How to Make Christmas Candy Creations (2:39) – Pooey (Free download available from www.macjams.com/artist/pooey)
24. Snowy White (3:16) – Sarah Sabatini (Free download available from www.macjams.com/artist/fairymagic17)
26. In The Bleak Midwinter (4:11) – The Noel Project (Taken from the album ‘Splendour Bright’; see www.macjams.com/artist/Noel+Project)
27. 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)
I want to say a big thank you to all the artists and all the listeners who have made this show work so far and wish you all the best for the festive season and beyond.
Please send me comments if you like what you hear (or even if you don’t… feedback is so important!) See you for the next episode, a special ‘best of 2007’ edition.