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.

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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.

Episode 234: The Master Minds

This is the 234th 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 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 ‘King of the Down’ by Arch Garrison.  Below you’ll find the track list, plus weblinks from where you can find more information about each artist.

Total running time: 2 hours & 6 minutes. Downloaded file is 115 MB.

1. Clay in My Hand (3:58) – United Bible Studies (Taken from the album ‘Doineann’; see united-bible-studies.bandcamp.com)

2. Starboy (3:55) – Marvin B. Naylor  (New and unreleased; see marvinbnaylor.com and marvinbnaylormusic.bandcamp.com)

3. Tristes Noces (3:18) – Cécile Corbel (Taken from the album ‘La Fiancée′; see www.cecile-corbel.com/en/home.html)

4. The Reason Why (4:49) – Arch Garrison (Taken from the album ‘King of the Down’; see www.archgarrison.co.uk)

5. Devil in Dungeness (5:03) – Trembling Bells (Taken from the album ‘Dungeness’; see tremblingbells.wordpress.com)

6. Rosemary Hill (3:35) – Fresh Maggots  (Taken from the album ‘Gather in the Mushrooms’; see www.facebook.com/MickBurgoyne1/?ref=page_internal & www.progarchives.com/artist.asp?id=2558)

7. Sonar Deceit (4:15) – The Damned (Taken from the album ‘Evil Spirits’; see www.officialdamned.com)

8. We Only Have Eyes For You [single version] (3:38) – 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)

9. Thames Fluvius (3:14) – Arch Garrison (Taken from the album ‘King of the Down’; see www.archgarrison.co.uk)

10. McGoohan’s Blues (17:55) – Roy Harper (Taken from the album ‘Folkjokeopus’; see www.royharper.co.uk)

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

11. Cry Wolf (5:41) – 1919 (Taken from the album ‘Cry Wolf’; see www.discogs.com/artist/278396-1919)

12. Jack Warrell’s Hornpipe [excerpt]/Love Lane (4:38) – Eliza Carthy & the Wayward Band (Taken from the album ‘Big Machine’; see www.eliza-carthy.com)

13. Black Willow (4:28) – Loma (Taken from the album ‘Loma’; see lomamusic.bandcamp.com)

14. Mambo Rapidito (3:20) – Orquesta Akokán (Taken from the album ‘Orquesta Akokán’; see orquestaakokan.bandcamp.com/releases & daptonerecords.com/artists/orquesta-akokan)

15. Mercury’s Moods (3:05) Sound of Ceres (Taken from the album ‘The Twin’; see www.soundofceres.com)

16. Brainiac’s Daughter (3:59) – The Dukes of Stratosphear (Taken from the album ‘Psonic Psunspot’; see www.ape.uk.net)

17. Come to Me Tomorrow (3:31) Trwbador (Taken from the album ‘Several Wolves′; see en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trwbador)

18. Stone on the Pound (3:18) Arch Garrison (Taken from the album ‘King of the Down’; see www.archgarrison.co.uk)

You can see Craig Fortnam and James Larcombe of Arch Garrison performing with North Sea Radio Orchestra at EppyFest 7 on Saturday 28th July. For tickets and more information see eppyfest.co.uk

19. Hang on to a Dream (4:20) – Gandalf (Taken from the album ‘Gandalf’; see en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gandalf_(American_band) & www.psychedelicbabymag.com/2012/07/gandalf-interview-with-peter-sando.html)

20. The Devil’s Plaything (4:12) Backworld (Taken from the album ‘Anthems from the Pleasure Park’; see backworld1.bandcamp.com)

21. Swan Swan H (2:50) R.E.M. (Taken from the album ‘Lifes Rich Pageant’, see www.remhq.com)

22. The Vision of the Face in the Well (6:16) In Gowan Ring (Taken from the album ‘Visions of Shadows that Shine’; see www.ingowanring.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 233: Best of 2017 – the best of the rest, part 1

This is the 233nd 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 is part 1 of my ‘best of the rest of 2017’ & will feature a typically eclectic mixture, though because I’m trying to cram in as many different albums, mini-albums, EPs and singles as possible there won’t be a feature album this time. Below you’ll find the track list, plus weblinks from where you can find more information about each artist.

Total running time: 2 hours & 4 minutes. Downloaded file is 113.9 MB.

1. Looking For The Place (3:32) – Underwater Obstacles (Single taken from the forthcoming album ‘Ghosts of Trees’; see underwaterobstacles.bandcamp.com/album/looking-for-the-place-single)

2. J Schleia (11:36) – Andromeda Mega Express Orchestra (Taken from the album ‘Vula; see www.andromedameo.com/ & andromedamegaexpressorchestra.bandcamp.com/album/vula

3. Love App (4:31) – Doris Brendel & Lee Dunham (Taken from the album ‘Eclectica′; see www.dorisbrendel.com/ & www.facebook.com/Doris-Brendel-130204340368274/?ref=hl)

You can see Doris Brendel & her band at EppyFest 7 on Saturday 28th July. For tickets and more information see eppyfest.co.uk

4. There Will Come A Time (4:54) – Lord of Worms (Taken from the EP ‘Lord of Worms’; see lordofworms.bandcamp.com/releases & www.facebook.com/lordofwormsmusic)

5. It Was You (3:52) – Shubh Saran (Taken from the album ‘Hmayra’; see www.shubhsaran.com/hmayra & shubhsaran.bandcamp.com/album/hmayra)    

6. Think I’m In Love (3:11) – Dear Reader (Single available via Bandcamp: dearreadermusic.bandcamp.com/album/think-im-in-love; see also www.dearreadermusic.com)

7. Dear Life (3:44) – Beck (Taken from the album ‘Colors’; see www.beck.com/ & www.facebook.com/Beck)

8. Au Cheval (4:19) – ensemble, et al. (Taken from the album ‘The Slow Reveal’; see ensembleetal.bandcamp.com/album/the-slow-reveal, www.ensembleetal.com & www.facebook.com/ensembleetal/)

9. Ethyl nitrite spirit (4:32) – The Gasman (Taken from the ‘Like This’ EP; see www.gasmanmusic.com/thegasman.bandcamp.com/album/like-this-ep & www.facebook.com/pages/The-Gasman/28792488970)

10. Queen Mab (5:30) – Becca Stevens (Taken from the album ‘Regina’; see www.beccastevens.com/ & www.facebook.com/BeccaStevensBand/)

11. Worship the Sun (5:50) – IRAH (Single available via Bandcamp: irahmusic.bandcamp.com/album/worship-the-sun; see also www.facebook.com/irahband/)

12. Goodbye Earth (5:23) – Hannah Peel (Taken from the album ‘Mary Casio: Journey To Cassiopeia’; see www.hannahpeel.com/www.facebook.com/HannahPeelMusic/)

13. Out of Spaces (5:41) – When Mary (Taken from the album ‘Tainted’; see www.whenmary.no/ & www.facebook.com/whenmary/)

14. Solar Sea (7:32) – Richard Barbieri (Taken from the album ‘Planets + Persona’; see www.kscopemusic.com/artists/richard-barbieri/ & www.facebook.com/RichardBarbieriOfficial

15. Serpents and Toads (4:59) Lord of Worms (Taken from the EP ‘Lord of Worms’; see lordofworms.bandcamp.com/releases & www.facebook.com/lordofwormsmusic)

16. Bird In The Blue (3:26) – The Unthanks (Taken from the album ‘The Songs and Poems of Molly Drake’; see www.the-unthanks.com & www.facebook.com/TheUnthanks/)

17. Balloon (4:03) Doris Brendel & Lee Dunham (Taken from the album ‘Eclectica′; see www.dorisbrendel.com/ & www.facebook.com/Doris-Brendel-130204340368274/?ref=hl)

You can see both Doris Brendel & her band & Lord of Worms at EppyFest 7 on Saturday 28th July. For tickets and more information see eppyfest.co.uk

18. Ondrejko (8:10) – ensemble, et al. (Taken from the album ‘The Slow Reveal’; see ensembleetal.bandcamp.com/album/the-slow-reveal, www.ensembleetal.com & www.facebook.com/ensembleetal/)

19. Well Loved (3:53) – Becca Stevens (Taken from the album ‘Regina’; see www.beccastevens.com/ & www.facebook.com/BeccaStevensBand/)

20. The First Day (7:11) The Unthanks (Taken from the album ‘The Songs and Poems of Molly Drake’; see www.the-unthanks.com & www.facebook.com/TheUnthanks/)

21. DusskSong (3:24) Tribes of Europe (Taken from the mini-album ‘Some Inner\Outer Space Music For The Lonely Children Of Earth (And Other Planets) ‘, see tribesofeurope.bandcamp.com/album/some-inner-outer-space-music-for-the-lonely-children-of-earth-and-other-planets & soundcloud.com/tribes-of-europe)

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 busy with his day job and EppyFest so next time Rebsie & Daniel will again be sitting in for him, so we hope to see you back for another of their takes on Eppy Gibbon music.

Episode 229: The Town of No Return

This is the 229th 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 time we have a special guest, Stephen Lambe, but he’s not here to talk about Summers End this time but rather he’s picked a special theme that links together all the music on tonight’s show. We also have a feature artist who fits in with this wider theme, as it’s Bill Bruford, in assorted musical guises. We’ll be covering the usual diverse selection of styles and genres, even whilst celebrating the 50th anniversary of a certain band. Below you’ll find the track list, plus weblinks from where you can find more information about each artist.

Total running time: 2 hours & 27 minutes. Downloaded file is 134.42 MB.

1. No Truce with the Furies (4:59) – Bill Bruford’s Earthworks (Taken from the album ‘A Part, And Yet Apart; www.billbruford.com/)

2. Give Love Each Day (edit) (2:04) – Yes (Taken from the album ‘Magnification’; see yesworld.com/)

3. Small Beginnings (single version) (3:12) – Flash (Taken from the album ‘Flash’; see www.flash.net.co/)

4. Violet Purple Rose (4:58) – Chris Squire & Billy Sherwood (Taken from the album ‘Conspiracy’; see www.chrissquire.com/ & www.billysherwoodhq.com/)

5. Beelzebub (3:24) – Bill Bruford (Taken from the album ‘Feels Good To Me’; see www.billbruford.com/)

6. Alive & Well (4:44) – Jon Anderson (Taken from the album ‘Change We Must’; see www.jonanderson.com/)

7. Dança Do Ouro (4:30) – Jon Anderson & Boca Livre (Taken from the album ‘Deseo’; see www.jonanderson.com/ & www.discogs.com/artist/349087-Boca-Livre)

8. Curious Electric (6:42) – Jon and Vangelis (Taken from the album ‘Short Stories; see www.jonanderson.com/ & elsew.com/)

9. Ocean Light (2:02) – Paul Sutin & Steve Howe (Taken from the album ‘Voyagers’; see www.paulsutinproductions.com & stevehowe.com/)

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

10. Elstree (4:30) – The Buggles (Taken from the album ‘The Age of Plastic’; see geoffdownes.com/www.facebook.com/trevorhornofficial/)

11. From The Turn Of The Card (3:47) – Gordon Giltrap & Oliver Wakeman, feat. Benoit David (Taken from the album ‘Ravens & Lullabies’; see giltrap.co.uk/cds/f/CDs/4149/)

12. The Continental (2:55) – Steve Howe, feat. Graham Preskett (Taken from ‘The Steve Howe Album’; see stevehowe.com/ & www.preskett.com/)

13. Fainting in Coils (6:54) – Bruford (Taken from the album ‘One of a Kind’; see www.billbruford.com/)

14. Statue Of Justice (6:20) – Rick Wakeman (Taken from the album ‘Rick Wakeman’s Criminal Record′; see www.rwcc.com/ & www.facebook.com/RickWakemanMusic/)

15. Song Of A Sad Little Girl (live) (5:29) – The Strawbs (Taken from the album ‘Just A Collection Of Antiques & Curios’; see www.strawbsweb.co.uk/)

16. Palewell Park (4:01) – Bruford (Taken from the album ‘Gradually Going Tornado’; see www.billbruford.com/)

17. Disillusion (1:40) – Steve Howe (Taken from the album ‘Natural Timbre’; see stevehowe.com/)

18. The Cape (2:57) – Trevor Rabin (Taken from the album ‘Can’t Look Away’; see trevorrabin.net/)

19. Close To The Hype (4:05) – C2T Hype feat. Jon Anderson (Single; see www.jonanderson.com/)

20. Kabala (4:58) – Patrick Moraz (Taken from the album ‘Out In The Sun’; see www.patrickmoraz.com/)

21. Can’t Stop the Rain (5:48) – Squackett (Taken from the album A Life Within a Day; see www.chrissquire.com/ & www.hackettsongs.com/)

22. Subterraneans (8:23) – Dylan Howe (Taken from the album ‘Subterranean – New Designs On Bowie’s Berlin’; see dylanhowe.bandcamp.com/album/subterranean-new-designs-on-bowies-berlin & www.dylanhowe.com/)

Thanks to all the musicians who contributed and to all listeners, plus a special thanks to Stephen Lambe for coming into the studio and picking the theme and most of the music. 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 again next time, hopefully with another special guest, so we hope to see you back for that.

Episode 227: EppyFest 7 Preview

This is the 227th 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). The main focus for this show is to preview my own upcoming live music event EppyFest 7, happening in Cheltenham over two days, the evening of Friday 27th July and the afternoon & evening of Saturday 28th July. We also have a feature album, which this time has an EppyFest connection as it’s ‘North Sea Radio Orchestra’, the debut album by North Sea Radio Orchestra who are headlining the Saturday of EppyFest 7. We’ll also cover the usual diverse selection of styles and genres, as we feature music from the other bands/acts on at EppyFest 7, play some tracks connected to this year’s Cheltenham Jazz Festival, & there’s also some music I’ll be playing, well, just because I really like it, basically. Below you’ll find the track list, plus weblinks from where you can find more information about each artist.

Total running time: 2 hours & 20 minutes. Downloaded file is 128 MB.

1. Tropical Fish/Selene (7:32) – Gong (Taken from the album ‘Camembert Electrique’; see www.gongband.com/ & www.planetgong.co.uk)

2. Delay Tactics (6:52) – Neil Campbell (Taken from the album ‘Through The Looking Glass’; see www.neilcampbell.org.uk/, neilcampbell.bandcamp.com/ & store.cdbaby.com/Artist/NeilCampbell)

3. Shelley’s Skylark (10:13) – North Sea Radio Orchestra (Taken from the album ‘North Sea Radio Orchestra’; see www.nsro.co.uk/ & www.facebook.com/northsearadioorchestra)

4. Beyond the Pale (4:52) – Fractal Mirror (Taken from the album ‘Close to Vapour’; see www.fractalmirror.net/, www.facebook.com/Fractalmirrormusic/ & fractalmirror.bandcamp.com/album/close-to-vapour)

5. Reeds (4:41) – Lord of Worms (Taken from the EP ‘Lord of Worms’; see lordofworms.bandcamp.com/releases & www.facebook.com/lordofwormsmusic)

6. We Are a Bomb (4:17) – Firefly Burning (Taken from the album ‘Skeleton Hill’; see www.fireflyburning.co.uk/, fireflyburning.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/fireflyburning)

7. Phosphor (3:04) – Sanguine Hum (Taken from the album ‘The Weight Of The World’; see sanguinehum.bandcamp.com/album/the-weight-of-the-world, www.sanguinehum.com & www.facebook.com/SanguineHum/)

8. Death and Taxes (5:05) – Doris Brendel & Lee Dunham (Taken from the album ‘Eclectica′; see www.dorisbrendel.com/ & www.facebook.com/dorisbrendelmusic/)

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

9. Almaz (4:08) – Randy Crawford (Taken from the album ‘Abstract Emotions’; see www.facebook.com/randycrawfordofficial/, marshall-arts.com/randy-crawford/ & www.musicianguide.com/biographies/1608002305/Randy-Crawford.html)

10. Every Day Hath Its Night (3:22) – North Sea Radio Orchestra (Taken from the album ‘North Sea Radio Orchestra’; see www.nsro.co.uk/ & www.facebook.com/northsearadioorchestra)

11. A Luminous Beam (6:03) – Portico Quartet (Taken from the album ‘Art in the Age of Automation’; see porticoquartet.bandcamp.com & porticoquartet.com/)

12. Concerning Love/Questions And Answers (5:13) – Neil Campbell (Taken from the album ‘The Outsider – News From Nowhere’; see www.neilcampbell.org.uk/, neilcampbell.bandcamp.com/ & store.cdbaby.com/Artist/NeilCampbell)

13. Rejoice! (10:17) – Gong (Taken from the album ‘Rejoice! I’m Dead!’; see www.gongband.com/ & www.planetgong.co.uk)

14. The One (4:24) – Doris Brendel & Lee Dunham (Taken from the album ‘Eclectica′; see www.dorisbrendel.com/ & www.facebook.com/dorisbrendelmusic/)

15. Loyal To The Mass (6:20) – Lord of Worms (Taken from the EP ‘Lord of Worms’; see lordofworms.bandcamp.com/releases & www.facebook.com/lordofwormsmusic)

16. 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)

17. Hoping Love Will Last (4:21) – Steve Hackett, feat. Randy Crawford (Taken from the album ‘Please Don’t Touch!’; see www.hackettsongs.com/ & www.facebook.com/Steve-Hackett-123101228589/)

18. Land Of A Thousand Autumns (1:44) – Steve Hackett (Taken from the album ‘Please Don’t Touch!’; see www.hackettsongs.com/ & www.facebook.com/Steve-Hackett-123101228589/)

19. The Chain (4:30) – Fleetwood Mac (Taken from the album ‘Rumours’; see www.fleetwoodmac.com/ & www.facebook.com/FleetwoodMac)

20. Mimnermus In Church (6:04) – North Sea Radio Orchestra (Taken from the album ‘North Sea Radio Orchestra’; see www.nsro.co.uk/ & www.facebook.com/northsearadioorchestra)

21. Chat Show (6:56) – Sanguine Hum (Taken from the album ‘Now We Have Light’; see sanguinehum.bandcamp.com/album/now-we-have-light, www.sanguinehum.com & www.facebook.com/SanguineHum/)

22. Little Boat (6:43) – Firefly Burning (Taken from the album ‘Lightships’; see www.fireflyburning.co.uk/, fireflyburning.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/fireflyburning)

For more information about EppyFest 7 and to buy advance tickets go to: eppyfest.co.uk/

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 again next time, hopefully focusing on new music and releases from 2018, so we hope to see you back for that.

Episode 226: Best of 2017, Top 10

This is the 226th 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 is back once again, catching up on some music news and bringing you some new music for 2018, but also concluding his countdown of his favourite 30 albums of 2017. On this show it’s the all-important top 10. There’s no feature album but there is the usual eclectic mixture of 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 & 33 minutes. Downloaded file is 140 MB.

1. A Noise to Make (5:17) – +1 (Not currently available to buy but may appear on a forthcoming album; see www.precognitiverecords.com/)

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

3. End of Summer Part 1 (6:33) – Jóhann Jóhannsson with Hildur Guðnadóttir & Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe (Taken from the album ‘End of Summer ’; see johannjohannsson.bandcamp.com/album/end-of-summer-with-hildur-gu-nad-ttir-robert-aiki-aubrey-lowe & www.johannjohannsson.com/)

I start counting down my top 10 favourite albums of 2017 from here…

4. Interlude II (5:25) – The Knells (Taken from the album ‘Knells II’; see theknells.bandcamp.com/album/knells-ii & theknells.com/)

5. Immolation (6:58) – The Knells (Taken from the album ‘Knells II’; see theknells.bandcamp.com/album/knells-ii & theknells.com/)

6. Streetlight (4:22) – Dutch Uncles (Taken from the album ‘Big Balloon’; see dutchuncles.co.uk/ & www.facebook.com/dutchuncles)

7. Sink (4:58) – Dutch Uncles (Taken from the album ‘Big Balloon’; see dutchuncles.co.uk/ & www.facebook.com/dutchuncles)

8. Positive Negative (5:19) – Cobalt Chapel (Taken from the album ‘Cobalt Chapel’; see cobaltchapel.bandcamp.com, www.facebook.com/Cobalt-Chapel-1883182601909163/ & soundcloud.com/cobalt-chapel/sets/cobalt-chapel-1)

9. Fruit Falls From The Apple Tree (5:04) – Cobalt Chapel (Taken from the album ‘Cobalt Chapel’; see cobaltchapel.bandcamp.com, www.facebook.com/Cobalt-Chapel-1883182601909163/ & soundcloud.com/cobalt-chapel/sets/cobalt-chapel-1)

10. Shringara (3:19) – Charlie Cawood (Taken from the album ‘The Divine Abstract’; see charliecawood.bandcamp.com & music.badelephant.co.uk/music)

11. Apotheosis (7:15) – Charlie Cawood (Taken from the album ‘The Divine Abstract’; see charliecawood.bandcamp.com & music.badelephant.co.uk/music)

12. Sòdhaigh 5 (4:30) – James Lindsay (Taken from the album ‘Strand’; see jameslindsaymusic.com/jameslindsaymusic.bandcamp.comwww.facebook.com/jameslmusic)

13. Shallow Firth (7:04) – James Lindsay (Taken from the album ‘Strand’; see jameslindsaymusic.com/jameslindsaymusic.bandcamp.comwww.facebook.com/jameslmusic)

14. Get a Lawn (6:21) – Bubblemath (Taken from the album ‘Edit Peptide’; see cuneiformrecords.bandcamp.com/album/edit-peptide, www.bubblemath.com/, & www.facebook.com/bubblemath)

15. Destiny Repeats Itself (7:24) – Bubblemath (Taken from the album ‘Edit Peptide’; see cuneiformrecords.bandcamp.com/album/edit-peptide, www.bubblemath.com/, & www.facebook.com/bubblemath)

16. Oh, The Sky (4:50) – Dear Reader (Taken from the album ‘Day Fever’; see dearreadermusic.bandcamp.com/album/day-fever & www.dearreadermusic.com)

17. Mean Well (4:09) – Dear Reader (Taken from the album ‘Day Fever’; see dearreadermusic.bandcamp.com/album/day-fever & www.dearreadermusic.com)

18. The Maypole (Including Malibu And Stunt Road) (3:39) – Motorpsycho (Taken from the album ‘The Tower’; see motorpsycho.no/www.facebook.com/motorpsycho.official/)

19. The Cuckoo (7:20) – Motorpsycho (Taken from the album ‘The Tower’; see motorpsycho.no/www.facebook.com/motorpsycho.official/)

20. The Sky Turned To Grey (6:05) – Bryan and the Aardvarks (Taken from the album ‘Sounds From The Deep Field’; see bryanandtheaardvarks.com/, bryanandtheaardvarks.bandcamp.com/album/sounds-from-the-deep-field, & www.facebook.com/bryanandtheaardvarks/)

21. Supernova (10:15) – Bryan and the Aardvarks (Taken from the album ‘Sounds From The Deep Field’; see bryanandtheaardvarks.com/, bryanandtheaardvarks.bandcamp.com/album/sounds-from-the-deep-field, & www.facebook.com/bryanandtheaardvarks/)

22. Hide & Seek (6:19) – Once And Future Band (Taken from the album ‘Once And Future Band’; see onceandfutureband.bandcamp.com/album/once-future-band, castlefacerecords.co.uk/products/once-and-future-band & www.facebook.com/OnceAndFutureBand)

23. Standing In The Wake of Violence (5:18) – Once And Future Band (Taken from the album ‘Once And Future Band’; see onceandfutureband.bandcamp.com/album/once-future-band, castlefacerecords.co.uk/products/once-and-future-band & www.facebook.com/OnceAndFutureBand)

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 again next time, hopefully with a preview of this year’s EppyFest, so you’ll definitely want to be back for that.