Episode 148: Best of 2014, Top 30 pt 3

February 25, 2015 at 9:54 pm (Uncategorized) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

This is the 148th edition of the Epileptic Gibbon podcast music show and the playlist to accompany it. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN. The show is also available via Mixcloud here. Continuing with my review of 2014, here is the third of three shows in which I count down my top 30 albums of last year, with a show that features my top 10. There’s no feature album this time, just tracks from 10 great albums that were released last year, covering the usual diverse selection of styles and genres, including prog rock, jazz, electronica, psychedelia, avant prog, dream pop, neo-classical, chamber 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: 1 hour & 58 mins. Downloaded file is 107.6 MB.

1. I Will Be a Pilgrim (3:27) – Arch Garrison (Taken from the album I Will Be a Pilgrim; see www.archgarrison.co.uk/ & www.facebook.com/pages/Arch-Garrison/436363986400726)

2. O Sweet Tomorrow (4:59) – Arch Garrison (Taken from the album I Will Be a Pilgrim; see www.archgarrison.co.uk/ & www.facebook.com/pages/Arch-Garrison/436363986400726)

3. I’m Hiding Behind My Eyes (9:15) – Knifeworld (Taken from the album ‘The Unravelling’; see www.knifeworld.co.uk/www.facebook.com/knifeworld & www.insideoutmusic.com/artist.aspx?IdArtist=773)

4. Supplicant’s Song (3:15) – Fredo Viola (Taken from the album ‘Revolutionnary Son’; see www.fredoviola.com/, www.revolutionaryson.com/ & fredoviola.bandcamp.com/album/revolutionary-son)

5. A Flood in the Cellar (7:15) – Fredo Viola (Taken from the album ‘Revolutionnary Son’; see www.fredoviola.com/, www.revolutionaryson.com/ & fredoviola.bandcamp.com/album/revolutionary-son)

6. Boho Night (4:00) – 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)

7. Sunless (4:06) – 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)

8. See Me At The Crow Bridge (1:13) – Trojan Horse (Taken from the album ‘World Turned Upside Down’; see www.trojanhorseuk.com/www.facebook.com/trojanhorseuk & www.badelephant.co.uk/)

9. Scuttle (8:07) – Trojan Horse (Taken from the album ‘World Turned Upside Down’; see www.trojanhorseuk.com/www.facebook.com/trojanhorseuk & www.badelephant.co.uk/)

You’ll be able to see both Trojan Horse and Arch Garrison at this year’s EppyFest – see eppyfest.co.uk/

10. Jazzish (4:27) – Paul Mallyon (Taken from the album ‘Coming Home; see www.cdbaby.com/cd/paulmallyon & itunes.apple.com/us/album/coming-home/id790705969)

11. Sends Me Reeling (3:55) – Paul Mallyon (Taken from the album ‘Coming Home; see www.cdbaby.com/cd/paulmallyon & itunes.apple.com/us/album/coming-home/id790705969)

12. City Footfall (5:29) – Quest Ensemble (Taken from the album ‘Footfall’; see qensemble.bandcamp.com/itunes.apple.com/us/album/footfall/id912896629 & www.facebook.com/QuestEnsemble)

13. Blue Jade On A Dusty Road (4:07) – Quest Ensemble (Taken from the album ‘Footfall’; see qensemble.bandcamp.com/itunes.apple.com/us/album/footfall/id912896629 & www.facebook.com/QuestEnsemble)

14. Hunt the Button (5:42) – 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)

15. Fluent English (3:37) – 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)

16. Benefits (3:21) – MoeTar (Taken from the album Entropy of the Century’; see www.moetar.com, www.magnacarta.net/moetar/ & www.facebook.com/MoeTar)

17. Where the Truth Lies (4:49) – MoeTar (Taken from the album Entropy of the Century’; see www.moetar.com, www.magnacarta.net/moetar/ & www.facebook.com/MoeTar)

18. The Ending Of The Open Sky (5:35) – Kaukasus (Taken from the album ‘I’; see kaukasus.no/www.burningshed.com/store/autumnsongsrecords/product/467/5627/ & www.facebook.com/KaukasusBand)

19. Reptilian (9:10) – Kaukasus (Taken from the album ‘I’; see kaukasus.no/www.burningshed.com/store/autumnsongsrecords/product/467/5627/ & www.facebook.com/KaukasusBand)

Thanks 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. I’ll be back soon with part 4 of my review of 2014, when I’ll present some of my favourite tracks/albums/moments from 2014 that didn’t make it into the top 30 of the year, so I hope you’ll join me again then.

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