Episode 143: Operation Christmas Duff

December 18, 2014 at 10:31 pm (Uncategorized) (, , , , , , , , , )

This is the 143rd 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 ‘Of Kings and Angels – A Christmas Carol Collection’ by The Mediaeval Baebes, plus there will be the usual diverse selection of styles and genres, including prog rock, folktronica, eccentric pop, jazz, psychedelia, classical, avant rock, dream pop 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 & 3 mins. Downloaded file is 112.6 MB.

1. December Revisited (7:01) – All About Eve (Taken from the album ‘Iceland’; see julianneregan.com/julianneregan.com/welcome.html & www.goony.nl/aae/aae.htm)

2. Sun In the Winter (3:24) – Trwbador (Taken from the album ‘Trwbador’; see trwbador.co.uk/ & www.facebook.com/trwbador)

3. Blue December (5:11) – Dean Owens (Taken from the album ‘My Town’; see www.deanowens.com/ & www.facebook.com/deanzone1)

4. Poll (1:12) – The Monkees (Taken from the album ‘Head’; see www.monkees.com/ & www.monkees.net/)

5. Do I Have To Do This All Over Again? (2:40) – The Monkees (Taken from the album ‘Head’; see www.monkees.com/ & www.monkees.net/)

6. In Dulci Jubilo (3:02) – The Mediaeval Baebes (Taken from the album ‘Of Kings and Angels – A Christmas Carol Collection’; see www.mediaevalbaebes.com/ & www.facebook.com/mediaevalbaebes?sk=wall)

7. River (4:05) – Joni Mitchell (Taken from the album ‘Blue’; see jonimitchell.com/ & www.facebook.com/jonimitchellcom)

8. Christmas Unicorn (12:28) – Sufjan Stevens (Taken from the album Silver & Gold’; see music.sufjan.com/track/christmas-unicorn & sufjan.com/)

9. I Saw Three Ships (3:59) –  Jacob Collier (Available to buy as an electronic download from his bandcamp page; see www.jacobcollier.co.uk/ & jacobcollier.bandcamp.com/)

10. The Coventry Carol (5:37) – Hobson’s Choice (Taken from the compilation ‘BARNYARD DRAMA Christmas Singalong Vol. 8′; see; see www.hobsonschoicemusic.com/index.html & www.barnyardrecords.com/cd%20barnyard%20drama%20xmas.html)

11. Buon Natale (5:05) – Schnauser (Taken from the album ‘Protein For Everyone’; see www.schnauser.co.uk/, schnauser.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/SchnauserMusic)

12. The Great Cold (4:51) – Oddfellow’s Casino (Taken from the album ‘The Water Between Us; see oddfellowscasino.com/)

13. Interlude: Snow In April (3:01) – Quest Ensemble (Taken from the album ‘Footfall’; see qensemble.bandcamp.com/itunes.apple.com/us/album/footfall/id912896629 & www.facebook.com/QuestEnsemble)

14. Frost Fayre (3:58) – Sonny (Taken from the album ‘The Spirit Of Elergy; see www.sonnyminimal.com/ & www.facebook.com/sonnyminimal.escentmusic)

15. Gaudete (2:23) – The Mediaeval Baebes (Taken from the album ‘Of Kings and Angels – A Christmas Carol Collection’; see www.mediaevalbaebes.com/ & www.facebook.com/mediaevalbaebes?sk=wall)

16. Christmas Medley Piano Solo (2:57) – John Stebbe (This track is available as a free download from www.macjams.com/artist/John+Stebbe; see also johnstebbe.webs.com/ & www.cdbaby.com/cd/johnstebbe2)

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

17. Inanity Over Christmas (3:53) – Madness (Taken from the album ‘Mad Not Mad’; see www.madness.co.uk/ & www.facebook.com/madnessofficial)

18. Drumless (3:51) – Fredo Viola (Not currently commercially available to my knowledge; see www.fredoviola.com/ & fredoviola.bandcamp.com/)

19. When Winter Comes (7:08) – Mike Kershaw (Taken from the album ‘Ice age’; see mikekershaw.bandcamp.com/, www.kershmusic.com & www.facebook.com/pages/Mike-Kershaw/144511622309101)

20. The Angel Gabriel (2:29) – The Mediaeval Baebes (Taken from the album ‘Of Kings and Angels – A Christmas Carol Collection’; see www.mediaevalbaebes.com/ & www.facebook.com/mediaevalbaebes?sk=wall)

21. Winter Deep (3:40) – Chloë March (Taken from the album ‘Nights Bright Days’; see www.chloemarch.co.uk/chloemarch.bandcamp.com/album/nights-bright-days & www.facebook.com/chloemarchmusic)

22. Reprise/Winter (New Light) (11:59) – +1 (Taken from the album ‘After The Storm’; see www.precognitiverecords.com/)

23.  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 so I hope you’ll join us again then.


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