Episode 34: Brought to Book

September 27, 2009 at 11:53 pm (Uncategorized) (, , , )

This is the thirty-fourth edition of the Epileptic Gibbon podcast music show and the blog entry to accompany it. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN. It’s kind of back to normal this time around after the ‘month of interviews’, so the aim is to cram in as much music as possible; in fact there will be 20 tracks. Not surprisingly, there’s material this time from all over the world, including artists from the UK, Finland, Australia, France, Sweden and the US, adding up to nearly two hours of fascinating and varied music. This month the feature album is ‘Cases’, the 2006 debut album from UK band French For Cartridge, plus there’s the usual diverse selection of styles and genres, including prog rock, chamber pop, electronica, chill-out, pronk rock, folk rock, and general strangeness. Below you’ll find the track list, plus weblinks from where you can find more information about each artist.

Total running time: 2 hours and 1 minute. Downloaded file is 110.7 MB.

1. The Innocents (3:18) – Daniel Carlson (Taken from the album ‘Aviary Jackson; see www.myspace.com/dcarlsonmusic & www.danielcarlson.com/)

2. Näcken (3:59) – Thoby Loth (Taken from the album ‘Lägereldarnas Tid; see www.thobyloth.com/ & www.myspace.com/thobyloth)

3. Fooling Around (2:36) – French For Cartridge (Taken from the album ‘Cases; see frenchforcartridge.com/ & www.myspace.com/frenchforcartridge)

4. Singled Out for Battery (4:50) – Knifeworld (Taken from the album ‘Buried Alone: Tales of Crushing Defeat’; see www.knifeworld.co.uk/ & www.myspace.com/knifeworlduk)

5. Obviously (2:34) – Jesus H Christ and The Four Hornsmen of the Apocalypse (Taken from the album ‘Jesus H Christ and The Four Hornsmen Of The Apocalypse’; see www.jesushchristrocks.com, www.myspace.com/jesushchristrocks, & www.cdbaby.com/cd/jesushchrist)

6. Ointment For Flies (6:25) – Antique Seeking Nuns (Taken from the EP ‘Careful It’s Tepid; see http://troopersforsound.com/ & www.myspace.com/antiqueseekingnuns)

7. Mesmerized (4:09) – French For Cartridge (Taken from the album ‘Cases; see frenchforcartridge.com/ & www.myspace.com/frenchforcartridge)

8. Overlook (6:23) – Drift (Taken from the album ‘Driftsongs’ ; see www.myspace.com/driftsongs & www.cdbaby.com/cd/driftsongs)

9. Drifting (4:17) – Wysiwyg (Taken from the forthcoming album ‘Pixelated Dream; see www.myspace.com/wysiwygband & www.wysiwygband.com/)

10. The Butchers Wife (4:02) – Wild Dogs In Winter (Taken from the EP ‘Homba’ ; see www.myspace.com/wilddogsinwinter & www.myspace.com/fragilefamilerecords)

11. The Cellar (4:18) – Liovaine (Taken from the album ‘Accidents; see www.myspace.com/liovaine)

12. Histories (4:31) – Pia Silvi (Taken from the album ‘Ombra; see www.piasilvi.com/, www.cdbaby.com/cd/piasilvi2 & www.myspace.com/piasilvi)

13. Soon (4:15) – French For Cartridge (Taken from the album ‘Cases; see frenchforcartridge.com/ & www.myspace.com/frenchforcartridge)

14. Solstice (3:23) – All India Radio (Taken from the album ‘A Low High; see www.allindiaradio.com.au/ & www.myspace.com/allindiaradio)

15. Uh I Dunno (4:47) – Steve Kilbey & Martin Kennedy (Taken from the album ‘Unseen Music Unheard Words’; see www.myspace.com/kilbeykennedy & www.cdbaby.com/cd/kilbeykennedy)

16. Hive Mind (4:00) – Phideaux (Taken from the album ‘Number Seven; see www.myspace.com/phideaux & www.bloodfish.com/main.html)

17. The Claws Of A Crayfish (5:41) – Phideaux (Taken from the album ‘Number Seven; see www.myspace.com/phideaux & www.bloodfish.com/main.html)

18. Gångsång (3:57) – Paganus (Taken from the album Skogsrock; see  www.myspace.com/skogsrock & www.paganus.se/ (the latter is not in English))

19. Ending (3:30) – French For Cartridge (Taken from the album ‘Cases; see frenchforcartridge.com/ & www.myspace.com/frenchforcartridge)

20. Joy (12:35) – The Monroe Transfer (Available as a free download via their website; see www.themonroetransfer.co.uk/ & www.myspace.com/electricoldwirenoise)

Thanks as always to all the musicians who contributed to this show, and to you the listeners. Please do spread the word and send me comments if you like what you hear (or even if you don’t… feedback is so important!). Next month there will be lots more music and hopefully news of how you can vote for your favourite artists played on the Eppy Gibbon Podcast Show. See you then!

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2 Comments

  1. Sonnyjim said,

    Hello Eppy,

    Another two hour marathon of high-quality listening (I’m not quite sure how you manage it every month).

    Good show, this. I’m very fond of that All India Radio track; and the French for Cartridge stuff is really good, very hard to pin down. Much enjoyed. While I’m at it, “Obviously” is a standout track, too: that girl is perfectly cast!

    Shows like this one tend to stay in my player for an extended period, and get repeated listens: there’s far too much music in there for me to sift through it all in one go…..

    You’re one-of-a-kind; thanks for doing what you do.

    SJ

    • epilepticgibbon said,

      Thanks so much, SJ. I really appreciate your positive, detailed and insightful feedback. Really glad you enjoyed FFC, AIR and JC&TFHOTA and I hope that some of the other tracks grow on you further with repeated listens too. And ‘Obviously’ is definitely a gem of a track!

      Thanks again and much more music to come… :-)

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