Episode 249: Eppy’s EPs of 2018

This is the 249th edition of the Epileptic Gibbon podcast music show and the playlist to accompany it. You should be able to CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD but note the shows are large files. Unfortunately the iTunes subscription no longer appears to be working so either download the show via the link above, or stream the show via Mixcloud (if you become a follower you can find out whenever I add new shows there) and the show can also be found on the Progzilla Radio Network (the show appears on Progzilla in alternate weeks). I hope you enjoyed the recent interview with Marvin B Naylor but for our first show of 2019 I’ll be reviewing some of my favourite EP releases of 2018. You can expect a great mixture of music in this show, and a typically eclectic playlist. Below you’ll find the track list, plus weblinks from where you can find more information about each artist.

Total running time: 2 hours & 28 minutes. Downloaded file is 135.3 MB.

1. Divide (Sing, Persist) (5:50) – Hanna Benn (Taken from the EP ‘Divide’; see hannabenn.bandcamp.com, hannabenn.comwww.facebook.com/HannaBennMusic/)

2. Geckos (5:04) – Mischa Blanos (Taken from the ‘Second Nature’ EP; see infine-rec.bandcamp.com/album/second-nature-ep, mischablanos.com/www.facebook.com/mischablanos/)

3. To Get Her (3:13) – Natasha Noorani (Taken from the EP ‘Munaasib’; see natashanoorani.bandcamp.com/releaseswww.facebook.com/rukhsanakartoos/)

4. Brain (Watching Your Eyes) (8:47) – Once and Future Band (Taken from the ‘Brain’ EP; see www.facebook.com/OnceAndFutureBand)

5. Weep, O Mine Eyes (1:57) – Rebsie Fairholm (Taken from the EP ‘Chalkhills’; see rebsiefairholm.bandcamp.com & rebsiefairholm.co.uk)  

6. Don’t Look, Don’t Stare (3:19) – Oh Malô (Taken from the EP ‘Young Orchard, Vol. 1’; see ohmalo.bandcamp.com/album/young-orchard-vol-1www.facebook.com/ohmalo/)

7. Ketamine (3:49) – MoeTar (Taken from the EP ‘Final Four’; see www.moetar.com, moetar.bandcamp.com & www.facebook.com/MoeTar)

8. Pierrot’s Dream Theater (7:00) – Ions & Eras (Taken from the EP ‘Life For A While’; see ionsanderas.bandcamp.com/releases & www.facebook.com/ionsanderas/)

9. Five More (2:07) – The Twelve Hour Foundation (Taken from the EP ‘Bunch Of Fives’; see www.twelvehourfoundation.co.uk/, thetwelvehourfoundation.bandcamp.com/album/bunch-of-fives-epwww.facebook.com/twelvehourfoundation)

10. The Old Brain (4:47) – Once and Future Band (Taken from the ‘Brain’ EP; see www.facebook.com/OnceAndFutureBand)

11. Light Body (2:58)  Hanna Benn (Taken from the EP ‘Divide’; see hannabenn.bandcamp.com, hannabenn.comwww.facebook.com/HannaBennMusic/)

12. All Waves (3:59) – Sami Fitz (Taken from the EP ‘Tephra’; see samifitz.bandcamp.com/album/tephra, www.samifitz.com & www.facebook.com/samifitzmusic/)

13. (This is Why I Hate) Clocks (4:40) Friend Roulette (Taken from the EP ‘I Want Out’; see prettypurgatory.bandcamp.com/album/i-want-out, www.prettypurgatory.com/artists/friend-roulette & www.facebook.com/FriendRoulette/

14. Prairies Of Stars (3:45) – Ions & Eras (Taken from the EP ‘Life For A While’; see ionsanderas.bandcamp.com/releases & www.facebook.com/ionsanderas/)

15. Monsters In Your Head (3:03) – MoeTar (Taken from the EP ‘Final Four’; see www.moetar.com, moetar.bandcamp.com & www.facebook.com/MoeTar)

16. Work (4:16) – Natasha Noorani (Taken from the EP ‘Munaasib’; see natashanoorani.bandcamp.com/releaseswww.facebook.com/rukhsanakartoos/)

17. Crosshairs (3:59) – Sami Fitz (Taken from the EP ‘Tephra’; see samifitz.bandcamp.com/album/tephra, www.samifitz.com & www.facebook.com/samifitzmusic/)

18. Coquillages (2:48) – The Twelve Hour Foundation (Taken from the EP ‘Bunch Of Fives’; see www.twelvehourfoundation.co.uk/, thetwelvehourfoundation.bandcamp.com/album/bunch-of-fives-epwww.facebook.com/twelvehourfoundation)

19. Chalkhill Blue (5:53) – Rebsie Fairholm (Taken from the EP ‘Chalkhills’; see rebsiefairholm.bandcamp.com & rebsiefairholm.co.uk)  

20. Rocoma (5:36) Mischa Blanos (Taken from the ‘Second Nature’ EP; see infine-rec.bandcamp.com/album/second-nature-ep, mischablanos.com/www.facebook.com/mischablanos/)

21. The Latest News (4:13) – Annabel (lee) (Taken from the EP ‘From This Side′; see annabel-lee.bandcamp.com/album/from-this-side, ninjatune.net/artist/annabel-leewww.facebook.com/solitaryplaces/)

22. Otrov (2:57) E.L. Heath (Taken from the EP ‘Smiling Leaf’; see digital.waysideandwoodland.com/album/smiling-leaf, waysideandwoodland.com/notes-on-a-smiling-leaf-by-e-l-heath/ & www.facebook.com/ELHeathuk/

23. Only Mocking (4:27)  El Radio Fantastique (Taken from the EP ‘Outside of Space and Time’; elradiofantastique.bandcamp.com/album/outside-of-space-and-time, www.elradiofantastique.com & www.facebook.com/elradiofantastique/)

24. You Don’t Know (4:56)  El Radio Fantastique (Taken from the EP ‘Outside of Space and Time’; elradiofantastique.bandcamp.com/album/outside-of-space-and-time, www.elradiofantastique.com & www.facebook.com/elradiofantastique/)

25. Read Me (4:30) Oh Malô (Taken from the EP ‘Young Orchard, Vol. 1’; see ohmalo.bandcamp.com/album/young-orchard-vol-1www.facebook.com/ohmalo/)

26. Black Hole (3:13)  Friend Roulette (Taken from the EP ‘I Want Out’; see prettypurgatory.bandcamp.com/album/i-want-out, www.prettypurgatory.com/artists/friend-roulette & www.facebook.com/FriendRoulette/

27. Alun I (4:25) – Hippo (Taken from the ‘Hippo′ EP; see hippobristol.bandcamp.com/album/hippo-ep & www.facebook.com/hippobristol/)

28. Georgia (4:52) – Hippo (Taken from the ‘Hippo′ EP; see hippobristol.bandcamp.com/album/hippo-ep & www.facebook.com/hippobristol/)

29. Down in Mystic (4:56) – Annabel (lee) (Taken from the EP ‘From This Side′; see annabel-lee.bandcamp.com/album/from-this-side, ninjatune.net/artist/annabel-leewww.facebook.com/solitaryplaces/)

30. Smiling Leaf (4:26) E.L. Heath (Taken from the EP ‘Smiling Leaf’; see digital.waysideandwoodland.com/album/smiling-leaf, waysideandwoodland.com/notes-on-a-smiling-leaf-by-e-l-heath/ & www.facebook.com/ELHeathuk/

Thanks to all the musicians who contributed and to all listeners. Send us 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, plus don’t forget that we’re now part of the Progzilla Radio Network. For the next show I’ll be very busy with work again so for the 250th eppysode I’ll be leaving you in the very capable hands of regular guest presenters Rebsie & Daniel who will return with their own take on Eppy Gibbon music, so I hope you’ll join them for that.

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Episode 247: Twas the Episode Before Christmas

This is the 247th edition of the Epileptic Gibbon podcast music show and the playlist to accompany it. You should be able to CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD but note the shows are large files. Unfortunately the iTunes subscription no longer appears to be working so either download the show via the link above, or stream the show via Mixcloud (if you become a follower you can find out whenever I add new shows there) and the show can also be found on the Progzilla Radio Network (the show appears on Progzilla in alternate weeks). I’d like to thank Rebsie & Daniel for putting the last excellent show together. I’m also happy to be back to present this year’s festive edition of the show, so you can expect the usual eclectic mixture of music only this time all the tracks will have some form of wintry/Christmas/solstice theme. We have a feature album this time around, ‘A Charlie Brown Christmas’, the 1965 album by the Vince Guaraldi Trio so you’ll hear two tracks taken directly from that, plus one track directly inspired by music from the album. And of course you can also expect the usual eclectic musical mix, including some new music from 2018, and some older tracks of various vintages thrown in for good measure. All-in-all expect a unique festive-themed extravaganza with lots of great music and pleasant surprises. Below you’ll find the track list, plus weblinks from where you can find more information about each artist.

Total running time: 1 hour & 55 minutes. Downloaded file is 105.3 MB.

1. The Testimony Of John (5:08) –  Anne Dudley (Taken from the album ‘Ancient & Modern’; see www.annedudley.co.uk)

2. December (3:55) – Humbird (Single available via humbird.bandcamp.com/track/december; see also www.facebook.com/humbirdhumbird/?ref=hl)

3. Snowflakes on Concrete (2:40) – The Twelve Hour Foundation (Single available as a free download via thetwelvehourfoundation.bandcamp.com/track/snowflakes-on-concrete; see also www.twelvehourfoundation.co.uk/, & www.facebook.com/twelvehourfoundation

4. Christmas Time Is Here (Vocal) (2:44) – Vince Guaraldi Trio (Taken from the album A Charlie Brown Christmas; see www.allmusic.com/artist/vince-guaraldi-mn0000201678/biography & www.fivecentsplease.org/dpb/vincecd.html)

5. Winter Mountain (5:20) – Moonparticle (Taken from the album ‘Hurricane Esmeralda’; see moonparticle.bandcamp.com/album/hurricane-esmeralda, www.moonparticle.com/www.facebook.com/moonparticleband/)

6. Winter Bee (4:40) – The Natural History Museum (Taken from the album ‘Attenborough; see countersunk.bandcamp.com/album/attenborough & www.countersunk.org/)

7. How A Rose (6:39) – Roomful of Teeth (Single available via roomfulofteeth.bandcamp.com/album/how-a-rose; see also www.roomfulofteeth.org/)

8. December Train (4:14) – Steve Jansen (Taken from the album ‘Slope (2013 Deluxe Edition), Vol.1.’; see www.stevejansen.com/)

9. Frost and Furrow (3:25) – Julia Kent (Single available via music.juliakent.com/album/frost-and-furrow; see also www.juliakent.com)

10. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas (6:42) – Robert Glasper & Doobie Powell (Single available as a free download via doobiepowell.bandcamp.com/track/have-yourself-a-merry-little-christmas; see also www.robertglasper.com/)

11. Skating (2:26) – Vince Guaraldi Trio (Taken from the album A Charlie Brown Christmas; see www.allmusic.com/artist/vince-guaraldi-mn0000201678/biography & www.fivecentsplease.org/dpb/vincecd.html)

12. Veni Veni Emmanuel (3:22) – Beth Nielsen Chapman (Taken from the album ‘Hymns’; see bethnielsenchapman.com/product/hymns/)

13. There’s Someone on the Roof (Slaybell Mix) (3:38) – Pye Corner Audio (Single available via pyecorneraudio.bandcamp.com/track/theres-someone-on-the-roof-slaybell-mix; see also www.facebook.com/pyecorneraudio/ & pyecorneraudio.wordpress.com)

14. The Glaze of the Universe (3:30) – Testbild! (Single available via kalligrammofon.bandcamp.com/album/the-glaze-of-the-universe; see also www.facebook.com/Testbild-94350211151/)

15. Corpus Christi (5:46) – Rebsie Fairholm featuring Marvin B Naylor (Not currently available to buy, this track is likely to appear on the next Rebsie Fairholm solo album; see rebsiefairholm.businesscatalyst.com/ & marvinbnaylor.com/)

16. O Christmas Tree (2:39) – John Stebbe (Available to download for free via www.macjams.com/song/37404; see also  www.cdbaby.com/Artist/JohnStebbe)

17. Morning Christmas (3:26) The Beach Boys (Taken from the album ‘Christmas With The Beach Boys’; see www.thebeachboys.com & www.facebook.com/thebeachboys/)

18. Snow Bird (2:37) Chloe March (Single available via chloemarch.bandcamp.com/track/snow-bird; see www.chloemarch.co.uk/ & www.facebook.com/chloemarchmusic)

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

19. Oh Blimey It’s Christmas (2:57)  Frank Sidebottom (Taken from the EP ‘Oh Blimey It’s Christmas’; see www.franksworld.co.uk/ & franksidebottom.co.uk/)

20. Snowman (5:04) – XTC (Taken from the album ‘English Settlement’; see chalkhills.org/, www.ape.uk.net & www.last.fm/music/XTC)

21. O Come O Come Emmanuel (3:31) – North Sea Radio Orchestra (Taken from the compilation album ‘That Fuzzy Feeling’; see lorecordings.bandcamp.com/album/that-fuzzy-feeling-loaf14, www.nsro.co.uk/ & www.facebook.com/northsearadioorchestra)

22. (Merry Xmas) Face The Future (4:08) – BEAK> (Single available via beak.bandcamp.com/album/merry-xmas-face-the-future; see www.beakmusic.com/ & www.facebook.com/beakbristol/)

23. Snowfall (2:55) – The Monkees (Taken from the album ‘Christmas Party’; see www.monkees.com/, www.facebook.com/TheMonkees & www.monkees.net/)

24. Christmas Time Is Here (4:09) Gramercy Brass (Taken from the album ‘Christmas Time Is Here’; see www.gramercybrass.org/index/)

25. 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)

Thanks to all the musicians who contributed, and to all listeners. All the best for the winter solstice and for Christmas! Send us 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, plus don’t forget that we’re now part of the Progzilla Radio Network. For the next show I’m going to be interviewing singer, songwriter & guitarist Marvin B. Naylor, so you’ll hear both music from and music chosen by Marvin, so I hope you’ll return for that.

Episode 245: Dial A Deadly Number

This is the 245th edition of the Epileptic Gibbon podcast music show and the playlist to accompany it. You should be able to CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD but note the shows are large files. Unfortunately the iTunes subscription no longer appears to be working so either download the show via the link above, or stream the show via Mixcloud (if you become a follower you can find out whenever I add new shows there) and the show can also be found on the Progzilla Radio Network (the show appears on Progzilla in alternate weeks). If you’re reading this you presumably survived the terrors unleashed by the recent Halloween special and hopefully you’re now ready for a more normal show, whatever that means. We have a feature album this time around, ‘Coming Home’, the 2014 solo album by Paul Mallyon so you’ll hear three tracks from that. And of course you can also expect the usual eclectic musical mix, with lots of brand new music from 2018, and a few older tracks thrown in for good measure. Below you’ll find the track list, plus weblinks from where you can find more information about each artist.

Total running time: 2 hours & 34 minutes. Downloaded file is 141 MB.

1. Outer Space Mission (1:59) – Julius Vanderbilt (Taken from the album ‘Action Catalyst’; see juliusvanderbilt.bandcamp.com/album/action-catalyst & www.mixcloud.com/JuliusVanderbilt/)

2. I’m Desperate (4:10) – BC Camplight (Taken from the album ‘Deportation Blues’; see bellaunion.com/artists/bc-camplight/)

3. The Present Day (3:28) – Paul Mallyon (Taken from the album ‘Coming Home’; see store.cdbaby.com/cd/paulmallyon & the album is also available to download via Amazon & iTunes)  

4. Stoneage Dinosaurs (5:42) – Gilmore Trail & Friends (Available as a single – see gilmoretrail.bandcamp.com/album/stoneage-dinosaurs, www.gilmoretrail.co.uk/ & www.facebook.com/gilmoretrail)

5. Roho Ulio Toweka (5:11) – Kuunatic (Taken from the shared EP Roho Ulio Toweka // Ants // Worship; see kuunatic.bandcamp.com/album/kuurandiawww.facebook.com/kuunatic/)

6. Weep, O Mine Eyes (1:57) – Rebsie Fairholm (Taken from the EP ‘Chalkhills’; see rebsiefairholm.bandcamp.com & rebsiefairholm.businesscatalyst.com/)  

7. Takes One To Know One (7:50) – Olden Yolk (Taken from the album ‘Olden Yolk’; see oldenyolk.bandcamp.com & www.facebook.com/oldenyolk)

As part of the feature ‘Cats’ Corner’:

8. Lone Wolf And Cub (5:29) – Thundercat (Taken from the EP ‘The Beyond/Where the Giants Roam’; see thundercat.bandcamp.com/album/the-beyond-where-the-giants-roam-1)

9. Big Game Fishing (5:14) – The Wood Demons (Single available via thewooddemons.bandcamp.com/track/big-game-fishing; see also www.facebook.com/TheWoodDemons/)

10. AlgoRhythm (6:02) – Henrik Schwarz & Metropole Orkest (Taken from the album ‘Scripted Orkestra’; see henrikschwarzandmetropoleorkest.bandcamp.com/album/scripted-orkestra-conducted-by-jules-buckley & www.facebook.com/henrikschwarz.official/)

11. Pen! Paper! Paper! Pen! (1:49) – Sanguine Hum (Taken from the album ‘Now We Have Power′; see sanguinehum.bandcamp.com/album/now-we-have-power-2, www.sanguinehum.com/blog/2018/6/29/now-we-have-power-coming-october-12th-2018, music.badelephant.co.ukwww.facebook.com/SanguineHum/)

12. In Circles (5:02) – Paul Mallyon (Taken from the album ‘Coming Home’; see store.cdbaby.com/cd/paulmallyon & the album is also available to download via Amazon & iTunes)

13. A Swallow Song (3:49) – Rebsie Fairholm & Marvin B Naylor (Not currently available to buy, this track is likely to appear on the next Rebsie Fairholm solo album; see rebsiefairholm.businesscatalyst.com/ & marvinbnaylor.com/)

14. Phase II (11:20) – Mildlife (Single available via mildlife.com.au/album/phase-ii; see also www.facebook.com/Mildlife)

15. Océano de Leche (7:18) – Stop Motion Orchestra (Taken from the album ‘Lightworks’; see stopmotionorchestra.bandcamp.com/album/lightworks & www.facebook.com/stopmotionorchestra)

16. Wildtrak (2:15) – Matt Berry (Taken from the album ‘Television Themes’; see acidjazz.bigcartel.com/product/matt-berry-television-themes-signed-cd, www.themattberry.co.uk/ & www.facebook.com/mattberrymusic/)

17. Dream In (3:39) Tunng (Taken from the album ‘Songs You Make At Night’; see tunng.bandcamp.com/album/songs-you-make-at-night, tunng.co.uk/ & www.facebook.com/thisistunng/

18. Cirkus – Part. II (6:20) Six-Ring Circus (Taken from the album ‘Six-Ring Circus’; see six-ringcircus.com/www.facebook.com/sixringcircusband/)

19. Visitor (3:59)  Astralingua (Single available via astralingua.bandcamp.com/track/visitor-2; see also www.astralingua.com/ & www.facebook.com/Astralingua/)

20. Former Islands (5:27) – Monobody (Taken from the album ‘Raytracing’; see monobody.bandcamp.com/album/raytracing, www.monobodymusic.com & www.facebook.com/Monobody/)

21. Invisible Ink (3:24) – You Tell Me (Taken from the forthcoming album ‘You Tell Me’; see youtellme.bandcamp.com, youtellme.co, & www.facebook.com/youtellmetoo)

22. Marionettes (7:56) – Lathe of Heaven (Taken from the album ‘Now There’s No Room’; see latheofheavenuk.com & www.facebook.com/Lathe-of-Heaven-1755313944532327/

23. Opal Furl (4:50) – Tribes of Europe vs. Skeleton Hand (Taken from the EP ‘Some Earth Music For The Lonely Children of Space (And Other Dimensions)’; see tribesofeurope.bandcamp.com/album/some-earth-music-for-the-lonely-children-of-space-and-other-dimensions & soundcloud.com/tribes-of-europe)

24. Lift the Veil (4:42) Polyethylene Pet (Taken from the album ‘Famous Station Breaks’; see www.precognitiverecords.com/ & www.facebook.com/PolyethylenePet/)

25. Fortune Smiles (4:12)  Audrey Harrer (Single available via audreyharrer.bandcamp.com; see also www.audreyharrer.netwww.facebook.com/audreyharrermusic/)

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

26. Ain’t No Pleasing You (4:14) – Chas & Dave (Taken from the compilation album ‘Greatest’; see www.chasndave.net/)

27. The Colour of You (4:21) – Paul Mallyon (Taken from the album ‘Coming Home’; see store.cdbaby.com/cd/paulmallyon & the album is also available to download via Amazon & iTunes)

Thanks to all the musicians who contributed, and to all listeners. Send us 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, plus don’t forget that we’re now part of the Progzilla Radio Network. For the next show I’m going to be snowed under with work, but my regular guest presenters Rebsie & Daniel will return with their own take on Eppy Gibbon music, so I hope you’ll return for that.

Episode 241: Summer’s End Festival Preview

This is the 241st edition of the Epileptic Gibbon podcast music show and the playlist to accompany it. You should be able to CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD but note the shows are large files. If you prefer, you can subscribe to the show via iTunes by sticking feeds2.feedburner.com/TheEpilepticGibbonPodcastMusicShow into the ‘Subscribe to podcast’ area & then you should get the new shows as they become available (BUT please let me know if this subscription isn’t working). The show is also available to stream via Mixcloud and the Progzilla Radio Network (the show appears on Progzilla in alternate weeks). This latest show is a preview of this year’s Summer’s End Progressive Rock Festival, which is taking place on the 5th, 6th & 7th of October, in Chepstow. I’ll be chatting to the organisers about this year’s festival and previewing the line-up, including tracks from all of the bands performing over the three days, plus I’ll be suggesting some acts for future years of the festival. Below you’ll find the track list, plus weblinks from where you can find more information about each artist.

Total running time: 2 hours & 23 minutes. Downloaded file is 130.76 MB.

1. Symmetry (6:53) – Quicksilver Night (Taken from the album ‘Symmetry’; see quicksilvernightproductions.bandcamp.com/album/quicksilver-night-symmetry & quicksilvernightproductions.com/)

2. Pavilion (5:43) – Longstone (Taken from the album ‘Pavilion’; see longstone.bandcamp.comwww.facebook.com/Longstone-35010211805/)

3. Pre-Columbian Worry Song (5:25) – Regal Worm (Taken from the album ‘Pig Views’; see regalworm.bandcamp.com/album/pig-views, regalworm.com/Hail.htmlwww.facebook.com/regalworm)

4. Nothing Like Home (6:43) – Soup (Taken from the album ‘Remedies’; see soupsound.bandcamp.com/album/remedies, www.soupband.com/ & www.facebook.com/soupsound)

Interview with Stephen Lambe & Huw Lloyd-Jones

5. A Dying Man’s Hymn (5:12) – Sky Architect (Taken from the album ‘A Dying Man’s Hymn’; see www.skyarchitect.com/ & www.facebook.com/skyarchitect)

6. Winter Mountain (5:20) – Moonparticle (Taken from the album ‘Hurricane Esmeralda’; see moonparticle.bandcamp.com/album/hurricane-esmeralda, www.moonparticle.com/www.facebook.com/moonparticleband/)

7. Postlude (Wo Ich Ihn Nicht Hab) (8:01) – When Mary (Taken from the album ‘Tainted’; see www.whenmary.no/ & www.facebook.com/whenmary/)

8. Turn It Off (5:29) – Silhouette (Taken from the album ‘The World is Flat …and other alternative facts’; see silhouettenl.bandcamp.com/album/the-world-is-flat-and-other-alternative-facts & www.silhouetteband.nl/)

9. Nine (6:10) – Frequency Drift (Taken from the album ‘Letters To Maro’; see frequencydrift.bandcamp.com, frequencydrift.com/ & www.facebook.com/FrequencyDrift/)

10. Entertaining Angels (8:31) – Landmarq (Taken from the album ‘Entertaining Angels’; see www.landmarq.net/index.htmwww.facebook.com/landmarqtheband/)

11. De deux choses lune (4:12) – Lazuli (Taken from the album ‘Saison 8’; see lazuli-music.com/?lang=en & www.facebook.com/Groupe.LAZULI/)

12. Bring Me To The Water (5:02) – Golden Caves (Taken from the album ‘Collision’; see goldencaves.com/ & freiamusic.co.uk/album/collision)

13. Pearl Of The Lake (5:11) – Kaprekar’s Constant (Taken from the album ‘Fate Outsmarts Desire’; see www.kaprekarsconstant.com/kaprekars.bandcamp.comwww.facebook.com/Kaprekars/)

14. Yawn Of A Blink (6:18) – Edensong (Taken from the album ‘Years In The Garden Of Years’; see lasersedge.bandcamp.com/album/years-in-the-garden-of-years & www.edensongtheband.com/)

15. Worlds Of Yesterday (5:41) – Tim Bowness (Taken from the album ‘Lost In The Ghost Light’; see timbowness.co.uk/ & www.facebook.com/timbowness/

16. Reflections (2:09) – Magenta (Taken from the album ‘Chameleon’; see www.magenta-web.com/, magenta.bandcamp.comwww.facebook.com/Magenta-8643003739/)

For more details about the Summer’s End Festival, see www.summersend.co.uk/

17. A Promise (4:46) – Mike Kershaw (Taken from the album ‘Arms Open Wide’; see mikekershaw.bandcamp.com/album/arms-open-wide, www.kershmusic.com & www.facebook.com/Mike-Kershaw-144511622309101/)

Thanks to all the musicians who contributed, to Stephen and Huw for coming in for the interview, and to all listeners. Send us 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, plus don’t forget that we’re now part of the Progzilla Radio Network. I’ll be back again next time for the second part of my review of some great music from 2017 that didn’t feature in my top 30 countdown, so I hope you’ll be back to listen to that show.

Episode 239: The Hour That Never Was

This is the 239th edition of the Epileptic Gibbon podcast music show and the playlist to accompany it. You may be able to CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD but note the shows are large files & this may not be the best way to listen. The show is also available to stream via Mixcloud and the Progzilla Radio Network (the show appears on Progzilla in alternate weeks). Your regular host is currently occupied with work, so Daniel Staniforth and Rebsie Fairholm are kindly sitting in again to present one of their takes on Eppy Gibbon music. The feature album is ‘Briny Hooves’ by William D. Drake.  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 115 MB.

1. Through the Forest Wondrously (2:17) – Sopor Aeternus & the Ensemble of Shadows (Taken from the album ‘The Spiral Sacrifice’; see www.soporaeternus.de)

2. Fiend in a Cloud (3:41) – John Vanderslice  (Taken from the album ‘Life and Death of an American Fourtracker’; see www.johnvanderslice.com)

3. Visions (4:08) – Toyah (Taken from the album ‘The Blue Meaning′; see toyahwillcox.com/album/the-blue-meaning)

4. January Night (4:50) – William D. Drake (Taken from the album ‘Briny Hooves’; see williamddrake.wordpress.com and williamddrake.bandcamp.com)

5. God Break Down the Door (4:15) – Nine Inch Nails (Taken from the album ‘Bad Witch’; see www.nin.com)

6. Delphine (5:55) – Kadhja Bonet  (Taken from the album ‘Childqueen’; see kbonet.com)

7. Amarylis [fragment] (6:25) – Bread, Love and Dreams (Taken from the album ‘Amarylis’; see www.allmusic.com/artist/bread-love-and-dreams)

8. Many Coloured Semi Precious Plastic Easter Eggs (2:50) – Peter Sarstedt (Taken from the album ‘The Peter Sarstedt Collection’; see www.discogs.com/artist/269095-Peter-Sarstedt)

9. Serendipity Doodah (3:16) – William D. Drake (Taken from the album ‘Briny Hooves’; see williamddrake.wordpress.com and williamddrake.bandcamp.com)

10. metro deathfire (4:58) – phideaux (Taken from the forthcoming album ‘infernal’; see www.bloodfish.com)

11. Peripheral (3:04) – Eartheater (Taken from the album ‘Irisiri’; see alexdrewchin.bandcamp.com)

12. Hell-On (4:09) – Neko Case (Taken from the album ‘Hell-On’; see nekocase.com)

13. Zu Asche, Zu Staub (Psycho Nikoros) (4:28) – Severija (Taken from the soundtrack ‘Babylon Berlin’; see kottke.org/18/04/music-from-babylon-berlin)

14. I Want to be Alone (Dialogue) (3:20) – Jackson C. Frank (Taken from the album ‘Jackson C. Frank’; see www.discogs.com/artist/371560-Jackson-C-Frank)

15. Are You With Me Now? (4:21) Cate Le Bon (Taken from the album ‘Mug Museum’; see www.catelebon.com)

16. Dead Queen (8:13) – Espers (Taken from the album ‘Espers II’; see www.discogs.com/artist/339607-Espers)

17. That River (4:25) Fovea Hex (Taken from the EP ‘Bloom′; see foveahex.bandcamp.com)

18. King of the Rumbling Spires (Take 7) (2:26) Tyrannosaurus Rex (Taken from the album ‘Unicorn’; see www.trexcafe.com)

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

19. Keys of Life (2:28) – Klaus Nomi (Taken from the album ‘Klaus Nomi’; see www.allmusic.com/artist/klaus-nomi-mn0000772669)

20. Moments Lost (2:44) Bob Theil (Taken from the album ‘So Far’; see www.discogs.com/artist/2317549-Bob-Theil)

21. Odd Even (3:15) The 180 Gs (Taken from the album ‘Singin’ to God‘, see davidminnick1.bandcamp.com)

22. Dark Ecstasies (3:53) – William D. Drake (Taken from the album ‘Briny Hooves’; see williamddrake.wordpress.com and williamddrake.bandcamp.com)

23. One Percent (2:21) Gorillaz (Taken from the album ‘The Now Now’; see www.gorillaz.com)

24. A Palinopsic Wind (3:40) – Mind Over Mirrors (Taken from the album ‘Bellowing Sun’; see mindovermirrors.bandcamp.com)

25. Monkey Dung Man (2:07) – The Unthanks (Taken from the album ‘Songs from the Shipyards’; see www.the-unthanks.com)

26. endgame – an end (3:29) – phideaux (Taken from the forthcoming album ‘infernal’; see www.bloodfish.com)

Thanks to all the musicians who contributed and to all listeners. Send us 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, plus don’t forget that we’re now part of the Progzilla Radio Network. Eppy will be back next time with lots of great 2018 music and the usual eclectic mixture of styles and genres.

Episode 236: Half-term report, 2018

This is the 236th edition of the Epileptic Gibbon podcast music show and the playlist to accompany it. You may be able to CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD but note the shows are large files & this may not be the best way to listen. If you prefer, you can subscribe to the show via iTunes by sticking feeds2.feedburner.com/TheEpilepticGibbonPodcastMusicShow into the ‘Subscribe to podcast’ area & then you’ll get the new shows as they become available. The show is also available to stream via Mixcloud and the Progzilla Radio Network (the show appears on Progzilla in alternate weeks). This show entirely focuses on music from 2018, as I focus on some of best music to be found on albums, EPs and singles released so far this year. I’m trying to cram in as much music as possible with, in all but one case, only one track being played from each artist/release, so therefore there will not be a feature album for this show, though we will be having a feature label, of sorts, as we’ll be playing tracks from a large number of albums released via the Bad Elephant Music label. We’ll be covering the usual diverse selection of styles and genres, plus there’s another nod to the upcoming EppyFest 7. Below you’ll find the track list, plus weblinks from where you can find more information about each artist.

Total running time: 2 hours & 41 minutes. Downloaded file is 147.9 MB.

1. A Guest House (5:01) – Hanna Benn (Taken from the EP ‘Divide’; see hannabenn.bandcamp.com, hannabenn.comwww.facebook.com/HannaBennMusic/)

2. Chalkhill Blue (5:53) – Rebsie Fairholm (Taken from the EP ‘Chalkhills’; see rebsiefairholm.bandcamp.com & rebsiefairholm.businesscatalyst.com/)  

3. Pierrot’s Dream Theater (7:00) – Ions & Eras (Taken from the EP ‘Life For A While’; see ionsanderas.bandcamp.com/releases & www.facebook.com/ionsanderas/)

4. Acid Rain (6:57) – Flutatious (Taken from the album ‘Festival’; see www.flutatious.co.uk/, www.magickeye.comwww.facebook.com/flutatious)

5. Hen’s Teeth (3:10) – Olden Yolk (Taken from the album ‘Olden Yolk’; see oldenyolk.bandcamp.com & www.facebook.com/oldenyolk)

6. Say You Love Me Too (4:14) – Jonathan Bree (Taken from the album Sleepwalking; see jonathanbree.bandcamp.com & www.facebook.com/jonathanbree666/)

7. Mettrix (5:23) – Nadia Struiwigh (Taken from the album ‘WHRRu’; see nadiastruiwigh.bandcamp.com/album/whrru, www.nadiastruiwigh.comwww.facebook.com/NadiaStruiwigh/)

8. Part 7 (4:22) – Matt Baber (Taken from the album ‘Suite For Piano and Electronics’; see mattbaber.bandcamp.com & www.badelephant.co.uk/)

9. EppyFest promo (2:00) (You can see Matt Baber as one half of Sanguine Hum (acoustic), plus Fractal Mirror and Neil Campbell at EppyFest 7 in late July; see eppyfest.co.uk/ for more details about the event and buying tickets, and you can also watch the video that accompanies this promo via www.youtube.com/watch?v=MBkJ4uH8gYQ)

10. White Sounds (5:25) – Fractal Mirror (Taken from the album ‘Close to Vapour’; see www.fractalmirror.net/, www.facebook.com/Fractalmirrormusic/ & fractalmirror.bandcamp.com/album/close-to-vapour)

11. The Little River And The Journey’s End (4:53) – Neil Campbell (Taken from the album ‘The Outsider – News From Nowhere’; see www.neilcampbell.org.uk/, neilcampbell.bandcamp.com/ & store.cdbaby.com/Artist/NeilCampbell)

12. Salt + Charcoal (4:20) – Plini (Single available from plini.bandcamp.com/track/salt-charcoal; see also www.plini.cowww.facebook.com/Plini)

13. Yossarian (3:34) – Blanko Basnet (Taken from the album ‘Ocean Meets the Animal’; see www.blankobasnet.com/, blankobasnet.bandcamp.com & www.facebook.com/BlankoBasnet/)

14. The Creature Tree (5:24) – Mothertongue (Taken from the album ‘Where The Moonlight Snows′; see www.mothertongue.me.uk/, www.facebook.com/mothertongued, & mothertonguemusic.bandcamp.com/album/where-the-moonlight-snows)

15. AI Meta Girl (3:37) – MoeTar (Taken from the EP ‘Final Four’; see www.moetar.com, moetar.bandcamp.com & www.facebook.com/MoeTar)

16. Run and Hide Away (5:24) – Gumshen (Taken from the album ‘One Time Supershow’; see gumshen.bandcamp.com, gumshen.com/ & www.facebook.com/Gumshen)

17. Disputed Area (5:03) – Tonochrome (Taken from the album ‘A Map In Fragments’; see www.tonochrome.com/, tonochrome.bandcamp.com & www.facebook.com/tonochrome/

18. Interlude 3 (1:07) Tonochrome (Taken from the album ‘A Map In Fragments’; see www.tonochrome.com/, tonochrome.bandcamp.com & www.facebook.com/tonochrome/)

19. Jupiter (4:11) – Kinkajous (Single available from knkjs.bandcamp.com/track/jupiter; see also www.facebook.com/knkjs/)

20. Eden on the Air (2:22) The 180Gs (Taken from the album ‘Singin’ to God′; see davidminnick1.bandcamp.com/album/singin-to-god)

21. Sleep Paralysis (6:04) – Frequency Drift (Taken from the album ‘Letters To Maro’; see frequencydrift.bandcamp.com, frequencydrift.com/ & www.facebook.com/FrequencyDrift/)

22. Red Rivers (4:45) – Candythief (Taken from the album ‘Imaginary Medals’; see candythief.bandcamp.com/album/imaginary-medals-2candythief.com/ & www.facebook.com/candythiefmusic)

23. Dancing Robots (3:59) The Fierce And The Dead (Taken from the album ‘The Euphoric’; see tfatd.bandcamp.com/album/the-euphoric, thefierceandthedead.bandcamp.com/album/the-euphoricwww.fierceandthedead.com/ & www.facebook.com/fierceandthedead?fref=ts)

24. Lifeboat (4:11) – Talitha Rise (Taken from the album ‘An Abandoned Orchid House’; see talitharise.bandcamp.com/album/an-abandoned-orchid-house-digital-pre-order, www.talitharise.com/www.facebook.com/talitharise/)

25. Five More (2:07) The Twelve Hour Foundation (Taken from the EP ‘Bunch Of Fives’; see www.twelvehourfoundation.co.uk/, thetwelvehourfoundation.bandcamp.com/album/bunch-of-fives-epwww.facebook.com/twelvehourfoundation)

26. The Bottom of the Ocean (5:15) – Leaving Richmond (Taken from the album ‘Subcircuits; see leavingrichmond.tumblr.com/, leavingrichmond.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/leavingrichmond)

27. Three Occultations (4:15) Richard Wileman (Taken from the album ‘Veil’; see richardwileman.bandcamp.com/album/veilkardaestra.wordpress.com)

28. Far Away I (8:33) Benjamin Louis Brody (Taken from the album ‘Far Away Music’; see preservedsound.bandcamp.com/album/far-away-musicwww.benbrodymusic.com & www.facebook.com/benjaminlouisbrody/)

29. All Waves (3:59) – Sami Fitz (Taken from the EP ‘Tephra’; see samifitz.bandcamp.com/album/tephra, www.samifitz.com & www.facebook.com/samifitzmusic/)

30. I’ll Always Be Right Here (5:14) – Dominique Leone (Taken from the EP ‘Domestic Bliss’; see dominiqueleone.bandcamp.com/album/domestic-bliss & dominiqueleone.com/)

31. Slow Movements (8:43) – Kavus Torabi (Taken from the ‘Solar Divination’ EP; see kavustorabi.bandcamp.com/releases)

Thanks to all the musicians who contributed and to all listeners. Send us 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, plus don’t forget that we’re now part of the Progzilla Radio Network. Eppy will be back next time with his last show before EppyFest 7, and he’ll be covering the usual eclectic mixture of styles and genres, so it’ll definitely be worth listening in.

Episode 235: A Surfeit of H2O

This is the 235th edition of the Epileptic Gibbon podcast music show and the playlist to accompany it. You may be able to CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD but note the shows are large files & this may not be the best way to listen. If you prefer, you can subscribe to the show via iTunes by sticking feeds2.feedburner.com/TheEpilepticGibbonPodcastMusicShow into the ‘Subscribe to podcast’ area & then you’ll get the new shows as they become available. The show is also available to stream via Mixcloud and the Progzilla Radio Network (the show appears on Progzilla in alternate weeks). Your regular host returns with this show (he’s very grateful for Daniel Staniforth & Rebsie Fairholm filling in for him on the last show), which largely focuses on new music from 2018, but with the occasional diversion into the past. As part of the latter we have a feature album, which is ‘Northern Folk’, the 2015 debut album by Swedish folk prodigy Jenny Lysander so you’ll hear three tracks from that. And otherwise we’ll be covering the usual diverse selection of styles and genres, plus there’s another nod to the upcoming EppyFest 7. Below you’ll find the track list, plus weblinks from where you can find more information about each artist.

Total running time: 2 hours & 18 minutes. Downloaded file is 125.9 MB.

1. Protect The Order (1:45) – Phideaux (Taken from the EP ‘We Only Have Eyes For You’; see mrmdistribution.bandcamp.com/album/we-only-have-eyes-for-you-ep & www.bloodfish.com)

2. Part 4 (2:16) – Matt Baber (Taken from the album ‘Suite For Piano and Electronics’; see mattbaber.bandcamp.com & www.badelephant.co.uk/)

3. Model Village (6:43) – Gong (Taken from the album ‘Rejoice! I’m Dead!’; see www.gongband.com/ & www.planetgong.co.uk)

4. The British Road (7:25) – North Sea Radio Orchestra (Taken from the album ‘Dronne’; see www.nsro.co.uk/www.facebook.com/northsearadioorchestra/)

5. EppyFest promo (2:00) (You can see Matt Baber as one half of Sanguine Hum (acoustic), plus Gong and North Sea Radio Orchestra who are headlining on the Friday and Saturday, respectively, at EppyFest 7 in late July; see eppyfest.co.uk/ for more details about the event and buying tickets, and you can also watch the video that accompanies this promo via www.youtube.com/watch?v=MBkJ4uH8gYQ)

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

6. Budapest By Blimp (8:40) – Thomas Dolby (Taken from the album Aliens Ate My Buick; see www.thomasdolby.com/ & www.facebook.com/officialthomasdolby/)

7. Destroy Me (5:34) – Once and Future Band (Taken from the ‘Brain’ EP; see www.facebook.com/OnceAndFutureBand)

8. A Painter’s Brush (3:23) – Jenny Lysander (Taken from the album ‘Northern Folk’; see www.jennylysander.com/, shop.beatingdrumrecords.com/ & www.facebook.com/jennylysander)

9. Bohemia (5:08) – Cobalt Chapel (Taken from the ‘Mountain’ EP; see hyperurl.co/CCMountain & www.facebook.com/cobaltchapel/)

10. Twisted Tree (4:20) – Talitha Rise (Taken from the album ‘An Abandoned Orchid House’; see talitharise.bandcamp.com/album/an-abandoned-orchid-house-digital-pre-order, www.talitharise.com/www.facebook.com/talitharise/)  

11. Reveille (8:59) – Tony Banks, Nick Ingham & Czech National Symphony Orchestra (Taken from the album ‘Five’; see  www.tonybanksmusic.com/ & www.facebook.com/tonybanksofficial)

12. Nautilus (4:31) – Colouratura (Taken from the album ‘Unfamiliar Skies’; see colouratura.bandcamp.com/album/unfamiliar-skies & www.facebook.com/colouratura.album/)

13. The Future Doesn’t Need You (5:50) – 3RDegree (Taken from the album ‘Ones & Zeros: vol. 0’; see 3rdegree.bandcamp.com/album/ones-zeros-vol-0, www.3rdegreeonline.com/3RDegree/Landing.htmlwww.facebook.com/3RDegree)

14. This Boat (4:25) – Jenny Lysander (Taken from the album ‘Northern Folk’; see www.jennylysander.com/, shop.beatingdrumrecords.com/ & www.facebook.com/jennylysander)

15. Smoke (Extended Edit) (7:14) – Galahad (Taken from the album ‘Seas Of Change’; see www.galahadonline.com, galahad1.bandcamp.com/album/seas-of-changewww.facebook.com/room801/)

16. Bunch Of Fives (2:31) – The Twelve Hour Foundation (Taken from the EP ‘Bunch Of Fives’; see www.twelvehourfoundation.co.uk/, thetwelvehourfoundation.bandcamp.com/album/bunch-of-fives-epwww.facebook.com/twelvehourfoundation)  

17. Will It All (4:12) Blanko Basnet (Taken from the album ‘Ocean Meets the Animal’; see www.blankobasnet.com/, blankobasnet.bandcamp.com & www.facebook.com/BlankoBasnet/)

18. Soundshag (4:37) – Nadia Struiwigh (Taken from the album ‘WHRRu’; see nadiastruiwigh.bandcamp.com/album/whrru, www.nadiastruiwigh.comwww.facebook.com/NadiaStruiwigh/)

19. From This Side (4:45) Annabel (lee) (Taken from the EP ‘From This Side′; see annabel-lee.bandcamp.com/album/from-this-side, ninjatune.net/artist/annabel-leewww.facebook.com/solitaryplaces/)

20. Orchid House (5:20) – Talitha Rise (Taken from the album ‘An Abandoned Orchid House’; see talitharise.bandcamp.com/album/an-abandoned-orchid-house-digital-pre-order, www.talitharise.com/www.facebook.com/talitharise/)

21. Wide Open Sky (4:14) – Sami Fitz (Taken from the EP ‘Tephra’; see samifitz.bandcamp.com/album/tephra, www.samifitz.com & www.facebook.com/samifitzmusic/)

22. Arms Wide To The Sky (3:25) Jenny Lysander (Taken from the album ‘Northern Folk’; see www.jennylysander.com/, shop.beatingdrumrecords.com/ & www.facebook.com/jennylysander)

23. Road (2:02) – Nick Drake (Taken from the album ‘Pink Moon′; see www.brytermusic.com/)

24. Nothingness First Part II, Love (2:53) – Asaf Sirkis & The Inner Noise (Taken from the album ‘The Song Within; see asafsirkis.bandcamp.com/album/asaf-sirkis-the-inner-noise-the-song-within, www.asafsirkis.com & www.facebook.com/asafsirkismusic/)

25. Summer (The First Time) (4:38) Bobby Goldsboro (Taken from the album ‘The Very Best Of Bobby Goldsboro’; see www.bobbygoldsboro.com/home.cfm)

Thanks to all the musicians who contributed and to all listeners. Send us 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, plus don’t forget that we’re now part of the Progzilla Radio Network. Eppy will be back next time with a half-term report on 2018, focusing on some of the best albums, EPs and singles released so far this year, covering the usual eclectic mixture of styles and genres, so it’ll definitely be worth listening in.