Episode 246: Man-Eater of Surrey Green

This is the 246th 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 ‘Let No Man Steal Your Thyme’ by Shelagh McDonald.  Below you’ll find the track list, plus weblinks from where you can find more information about each artist.

Total running time: 2 hours and 12 minutes. Downloaded file is 121 MB.

1. Freak Street (3:03) – Roy Harper (Taken from the album ‘Come Out Fighting Ghengis Smith’; see www.royharper.co.uk)

2. The Fountains Smoke (3:41) – William D. Drake (Taken from the album ‘Briny Hooves’; see williamddrake.wordpress.com and williamddrake.bandcamp.com)

3. Ode to Betsy (4:06) – Jaye Jayle (Taken from the album ‘No Trail and Other Unholy Paths′; see jayejayle.bandcamp.com)

4. Zendegi (4:50) – Ali Azimi (Taken from the album ‘Ezzat Ziad’; see www.aliazimimusic.com)

5. Spirit of Radio (5:00) – Rush (Taken from the album ‘Permanent Waves’; see www.rush.com)

6. Allen’s Interlude (2:58) – Mimi and Richard Fariña  (Taken from the album ‘Reflections in a Crystal Wind’; see www.discogs.com/artist/1260593-Richard-Mimi-Farina)

7. Peacock Lady (3:29) – Shelagh McDonald (Taken from the album ‘Let No Man Steal Your Thyme’; see shelaghmcdonald.wordpress.com)

8. Colours (3:23) – Marvin B. Naylor (Not yet released; see www.marvinbnaylor.com)

9. An Acre of Land (3:31) – PJ Harvey & Harry Escott (Taken from the album ‘An Acre of Land’; see pjharvey.net)

10. Dance of the Bacchantes (4:58) – Dead Can Dance (Taken from the album ‘Dionysus’; see www.deadcandance.com)

11. Dark Spring (3:25) – Beach House (Taken from the album ‘7’; see www.beachhousebaltimore.com)

12. Spiral Architect (Architectus Urbis Caelestis) (4:53) – Rondellus (Taken from the album ‘Sabbatum’; see www.rondellus.ee)

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

13. Dead Pop Stars (3:20) – Altered Images (Taken from the album ‘Happy Birthday’; see www.discogs.com/artist/90494-Altered-Images)

14. Dowie Dens of Yarrow (6:52) – Shelagh McDonald (Taken from the album ‘Let No Man Steal Your Thyme’; see shelaghmcdonald.wordpress.com)

15. Hansel (Breadcrumbs) (4:31) Eliza Carthy (Taken from the album ‘Neptune’; see www.eliza-carthy.com)

16. I Heard a Butterfly (5:41) – Maxophone (Taken from the album ‘Maxophone’; see www.maxophone.com/en/)

17. Heal (4:18) Soap&Skin (Taken from the album ‘Heal′; see soapandskin.com)

18. Somewhere in Scotland (4:49) Mull Historical Society (Taken from the album ‘Wakelines’; see mullhistoricalsociety.com)

19. Policenauts 2000 (2:12) – The Fucking Champs (Taken from the album ‘V’; see www.dragcity.com/artists/the-fucking-champs)

20. Planets (4:50) Lisa O’Neill (Taken from the album ‘Pothole in the Sky’; see lisaoneill.ie )

21. Streets of Derry (7:32) Trees (Taken from the album ‘On the Shore‘, see www.progarchives.com/artist.asp?id=936)

22. Sanctuary Spells (3:03) – Vinyl Williams (Taken from the album ‘Opal’; see vinylwilliams.bandcamp.com)

23. Haunt (5:51) Black Rebel Motorcycle Club (Taken from the album ‘Wrong Creatures’; see www.blackrebelmotorcycleclub.com)

24. Suspirium (3:22) – Thom Yorke (Taken from the album ‘Suspiria’; see pitchfork.com/artists/4823-thom-yorke)

25. Tilly Finn and Dancing Ledge (2:07) – Marvin B. Naylor (Not yet released; see www.marvinbnaylor.com)

26. Stargazer (4:10) – Shelagh McDonald (Taken from the album ‘Let No Man Steal Your Thyme’; see shelaghmcdonald.wordpress.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 184: The Grandeur That Was Rome

This is the 184th 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 and the Progzilla Radio Network (the show is now appearing on Progzilla in alternate weeks). Your regular host is taking a short break, as he continues his final preparations for EppyFest 5, so Daniel & Rebsie of Alchymical Muse are kindly sitting in again to present one of their takes on Eppy Gibbon music. Their choice of feature album is ‘Sub Rosa’, the 2007 album by Mirabilis, and there will be three tracks from that. Otherwise you can expect the usual diverse selection of styles and genres. 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 115.9 MB.

1. Carolan’s Farewell to Music (3:51) – Mark Harmer (Taken from the album ‘Carolan’s Journey’; see www.yourmusic.biz/)

2. Ravnene (2:36) – Folque (Taken from the album ‘Folque’; see www.discogs.com/artist/1152912-Folque)

3. Grey Days (5:20) – Chelsea Wolfe (Taken from the album ‘Abyss’; see www.chelseawolfe.net/ & chelseawolfe.bandcamp.com/album/abyss)

4. Wind & Geige (5:05) – Faun (Taken from the album ‘Licht’; see www.faune.de/newweb/pages/start_en.html & itunes.apple.com/gb/artist/faun/id61412380)

5. Isis (5:40) – Faun (Taken from the album ‘Licht’; see www.faune.de/newweb/pages/start_en.html & itunes.apple.com/gb/artist/faun/id61412380)

6. When the Lights Go Out All Over Europe (3:30) – The Divine Comedy (Taken from the album ‘Promenade’; see www.thedivinecomedy.com/ & www.facebook.com/pages/The-Divine-Comedy/288798654027)

7. Suantrai (2:43) – Anúna (Taken from the album ‘Anúna’; see www.anuna.ie/)

8. Eras (4:30) – Juana Molina (Taken from the album ‘Wed 21’; see www.juanamolina.com/)

9. Hollow Ponds (Live) (4:40) – Damon Albarn (Taken from the album ‘Everyday Robots (Deluxe Edition)’; see www.damonalbarnmusic.com & www.facebook.com/Damonalbarnofficial)

10. EppyFest 5 promo (2:44); see eppyfest.co.uk/ for more details about the festival and buying tickets

11. Gedanken (5:16) – Bröselmaschine (Taken from the album ‘Bröselmaschine’; see www.discogs.com/artist/304885-Bröselmaschine)

12. The Candidate (2:11) – Alex Glasgow (Taken from the album ‘Songs of Alex Glasgow Vol.1 & 2’; see www.mawson-wareham.com)

13. Blackbird (3:33) – Martyn Bennett (Taken from the album ‘Aye’; see www.martynbennett.com & realworldrecords.com/artist/1008/martyn-bennett/)

14. Odyle (2:15) – Mirabilis (Taken from the album ‘Sub Rosa; see www.mirabilismusic.commirabilis.bandcamp.com)

15. Minerva (4:17) – Synanthesia (Taken from the album ‘Synanthesia’; see www.discogs.com/artist/1060108-Synanthesia)

16. The Sad Skinhead (2:37) – Faust (Taken from the album ‘Faust IV’; see www.faust-pages.com/)

17. Autosleeper (4:48) – Chapterhouse (Taken from the album ‘Whirlpool’; see www.chapterhouse.info/)

18. We are Dreamers (5:21) – Tindersticks (Taken from the album ‘The Waiting Room’; see www.tindersticks.co.uk)

19. Young Parisians [demo version] (2:23) – Adam & the Ants (Taken from the album ‘Antbox; see www.adam-ant.com/ & www.adam-ant.net/contents.html)

20. Nothing to Say (5:16) – Jethro Tull (Taken from the album ‘Benefit’; see jethrotull.com/www.facebook.com/officialjethrotull)

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

21. Apache (2:43) – Southern Death Cult (Taken from the album ‘The Southern Death Cult’; see www.deathrock.com/southerndeathcult/main.html)

22. Marian (5:42) – Sisters of Mercy (Taken from the album ‘First and Last and Always’; see www.the-sisters-of-mercy.com)

23. Le Mariage Anglais  (4:07) – Malicorne (Taken from the album ‘Le Mariage Anglais’; see www.gabrielyacoub.com/)

24. Quiet Joys of Brotherhood (4:28) – Sandy Denny (Taken from the album ‘Sandy’; see www.sandydennyofficial.com)

25. Song of Our Despair (4:57) – Circulus (Taken from the album ‘Clocks Are Like People’; see www.circulus.org/ & www.facebook.com/pages/CIRCULUS/157272170793)

26. World Indifferent (4:23) – Mirabilis (Taken from the album ‘Sub Rosa; see www.mirabilismusic.commirabilis.bandcamp.com)

27. Refugees (6:26) Van der Graaf Generator (Taken from the album ‘The Least We Can Do is Wave to Each Other’; see www.vandergraafgenerator.co.uk)

28. Al-Juththa (The Corpse) (5:57) Alif (Taken from the album ‘Aynama-Rtama’; see alifmusic.bandcamp.com)

29. Because (2:54) – Mirabilis (Taken from the album ‘Sub Rosa; see www.mirabilismusic.commirabilis.bandcamp.com)

Thanks to all the musicians who contributed and to all listeners, and a special thanks to Daniel & Rebsie for sitting in. 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 should be be back next time, hopefully with a half-term report on the musical year of 2016, so we hope you’ll be back to listen to the next edition of the show.

Episode 171: The Gilded Cage

This is the 171th 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 and the Progzilla Radio Network (the show is now appearing on Progzilla in alternate weeks). Your usual host, Eppy, is experiencing another busy period at work so Rebsie & Daniel from Alchymical Muse have stepped in to bring you another of their takes on the Eppy Gibbon show. It’s a dark winter’s musical mix, including three tracks from the feature album ‘Songs from the Shipyards’ by The Unthanks. 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 115.5 MB.

1. The Little Cascade (4:38) – Jochen Vogel (Available to download on Soundcloud; see soundcloud.com/jochen-vogel and www.jochen-vogel.de)

2. Remember the Day (1:44) – Sibylle Baier (Taken from the album ‘Colour Green’; see www.orangetwin.com/sibylle.html)

3. Wing Beat Fantastic (3:26) – Mike Keneally (Taken from the album ‘Wing Beat Fantastic’; see www.keneally.com)

4. Watch the Waves (3:50) – Taken by Trees (Taken from the album ‘East of Eden’; see takenbytreesofficial.tumblr.com )

5. Invisible (5:24) – Blaine L. Reininger (Taken from the album ‘Night Air 2’; see www.mundoblaineo.org)

6. An English Garden (4:11) – Sol Invictus (Taken from the album ‘In the Rain’; see sol-invictus.bandcamp.com)

7. Black Trade (4:36) – The Unthanks (Taken from the album ‘Songs from the Shipyards’; see www.the-unthanks.com)

8. Soil Binds Breath and Bone (7:15) – :novemthree: (Taken from the album ‘Renewing’; see novemthree.bandcamp.com)

9. The Socialist ABC (3:54) – Alex Glasgow (Taken from the album ‘Songs of Alex Glasgow Vol.1 & 2’; see www.mawson-wareham.com)

10. Fold the Cloth (5:00) – Cate Le Bon (Taken from the album ‘Cyrk’; see www.catelebon.com)

11. Take me to the Land of Hell (3:28) – Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band (Taken from the album ‘Take Me To the Land of Hell’; see imaginepeace.com)

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

12. The Yo Yo Man (3:12) – Echo & the Bunnymen (Taken from the album ‘Ocean Rain’; see www.bunnymen.com)

13. Murder She Said/The More I See (The Less I Believe) (5:35) – Fun Boy Three (Taken from the album ‘Waiting’; see  www.discogs.com/artist/12341-Fun-Boy-Three)

14. A Great Northern River (3:41) – The Unthanks (Taken from the album ‘Songs from the Shipyards’; see www.the-unthanks.com)

15. Judas (5:20) – Piano Magic (Taken from the album:‘Life is Not Finished With Me Yet’ ; see www.piano-magic.co.uk)

16. The Dream (4:47) – The Revolutionary Army of the Infant Jesus (Taken from the album ‘The Gift of Tears/Le Liturgie Pour le Fin du Temp’; see revolutionaryarmyoftheinfantjesus.bandcamp.com/)

17. Big Church (9:43) – Sunn O))) (Taken from the album ‘Monoliths & Dimensions’; see sunn.bandcamp.com)

18. Contritum (4:26) – Splendor Solis (Taken from the album ‘Rosarivm: Fraternitas Spiritualis’; see sulphurflowers.bandcamp.com)

19. She Moved Through the Fair (4:57) – Sinéad O’Connor/Elliot Goldenthal (Taken from the album ‘Michael Collins’ [film soundtrack]; see www.facebook.com/sineadoconnor)

20. Big Steamers (5:20) – The Unthanks (Taken from the album ‘Songs from the Shipyards’; see www.the-unthanks.com)

21. The Journey (2:43) – Mirabilis (Taken from the album ‘Sub Rosa’; see mirabilis.bandcamp.com)

22. Evening Star (7:50) – Fripp & Eno (Taken from the album ‘Evening Star’; see www.discogs.com/artist/10344-Fripp-Eno)

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 for the next show and Rebsie & Daniel will be back later in the year for another guest slot.

Episode 128: A long track special

This is the 128th edition of the Epileptic Gibbon podcast music show and the playlist to accompany it. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN. You can also listen via Mixcloud here. This is another of my occasional long track specials, featuring some epic (and not quite so epic) tracks. The feature album for this show is The Subtle Art Of Failure’ by US heavy prog rockers Divided Sky so you’ll hear three tracks from that, plus there will be the usual eclectic mix of styles, only with longer tracks. Below you’ll find the track list, plus weblinks to where you can find more information about each artist.

Total running time: 2 hours and 20 minutes. Downloaded file is 128.7 MB.

1. Sacred Sound (11:40) – IQ (Taken from the album ‘Dark Matter′; see www.iq-hq.co.uk/ & www.facebook.com/IQHQLive)

2. Spring Song (10:00) – Gryphon (Taken from the album ‘Treason’; see www.gaudela.net/gryphon/www.facebook.com/pages/Gryphon/32198493447?fref=ts)

3. Sheep And Kings (3:13) – Divided Sky (Taken from the album ‘The Subtle Art Of Failure’; see dividedsky.bandcamp.com/album/the-subtle-art-of-failure & www.facebook.com/dividedskymusic)

4. Beyond the Wall (12:03) – The Emerald Dawn (Taken from the band’s forthcoming, as yet untitled debut album; see soundcloud.com/theemeralddawn/ & www.facebook.com/TheEmeraldDawn)

5. Lift The Memory (8:50) – Kaukasus (Taken from the album ‘I’; see kaukasus.no/www.burningshed.com/store/autumnsongsrecords/product/467/5627/ & www.facebook.com/KaukasusBand)

6. Failure (9:58) – Divided Sky (Taken from the album ‘The Subtle Art Of Failure’; see dividedsky.bandcamp.com/album/the-subtle-art-of-failure & www.facebook.com/dividedskymusic)

7. EppyFest 3 Promo (1:55) EppyFest 3 takes place on July 5th. You can find out more about the festival and buy tickets at eppyfest.co.uk/

8. No Need (7:44) – Andy Pickford (Taken from the album ‘Jera’; this album has been removed from general sale but for more details about Andy’s music see andypickfordmusic.webplus.net/, andypickford1.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/AndyPickfordMusic)

9. The One You’ve Got (10:50) – +1 (Taken from the album ‘After The Storm’; see www.precognitiverecords.com/)

10. Station Break UK (0:16) – +1 (Taken from the album ‘After The Storm’; see www.precognitiverecords.com/)

11. Green Man (9:19) – Alchymical Muse (Taken from the duo’s forthcoming debut album ‘The Spark’; see www.alchymicalmuse.com/ & soundcloud.com/alchymical-muse)

12. Kaironomea (23:20) – Divided Sky (Taken from the album ‘The Subtle Art Of Failure’; see dividedsky.bandcamp.com/album/the-subtle-art-of-failure & www.facebook.com/dividedskymusic)

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

13. The Everso Closely Guarded Line (8:10) – Cardiacs (Taken from the album ‘On Land and in the Sea’; see www.cardiacs.net/)

14. Miles Remains (8:53) – Roy Harper (Taken from the album ‘Death Or Glory’; see www.royharper.co.uk/ & www.facebook.com/harperroy)

Many thanks as always to all the bands, musicians and listeners who make this podcast possible. Please leave a comment if you like what you hear (or even if you don’t… feedback is so important!) or if you want to have your say on anything else connected to this podcast. If you want to keep up to date with news about this podcast, 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. Next time I’ll be back with another ‘normal’ show, with a few more shorter tracks, so I hope you’ll come back for that. And don’t forget to buy tickets for EppyFest via eppyfest.co.uk/

Episode 112: Mission to Montreal

This is the 112th edition of the Epileptic Gibbon podcast music show and the playlist to accompany it. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN. You can also listen via Mixcloud here. For this edition of the show I’m chatting with Daniel Staniforth & Rebsie Fairholm, who are building up to the release of their debut album under their Alchymical Muse moniker. We’ll be chatting about and playing tracks from that album, ‘The Spark’, plus I’ll be playing tracks from some other recent releases too. Below you’ll find the track list, plus weblinks to where you can find more information about each artist.

Total running time: 1 hour & 40 minutes. Downloaded file is 91.27 MB.

1. On Those Cloudy Days (6:12) – Karda Estra (Taken from the album ‘Mondo Profondo’ & also available on a special edition 2-on-1 CD ‘Mondo Profondo/New Worlds’; see www.kardaestra.co.uk/, kardaestra.bandcamp.com/album/mondo-profondo-2, www.thegenepool.co.uk/items/1139.htm & www.facebook.com/pages/Karda-Estra/67051130804)

2. All Been Here (4:31) – Aurelian (Taken from the ‘Soundcastles’ EP; see aurelianmusic.bandcamp.com/album/soundcastles, www.facebook.com/aurelianmusic & www.facebook.com/lydianlabel)

3. La roue (3:43) – Miriodor (Taken from the album ‘Cobra Fakir’; see miriodor.com/wp/, cuneiformrecords.bandcamp.com/album/cobra-fakir, www.cuneiformrecords.com/bandshtml/miriodor.html & www.facebook.com/miriodor)

Interview with Daniel and Rebsie of Alchymical Muse

4. Almond Moon (3:53) – Alchymical Muse (Taken from the duo’s forthcoming debut album ‘The Spark’; see www.alchymicalmuse.com/ & soundcloud.com/alchymical-muse)

5. My Blazing Silhouette (4:50) – Alchymical Muse (Taken from the duo’s forthcoming debut album ‘The Spark’; see www.alchymicalmuse.com/ & soundcloud.com/alchymical-muse)

6. Alchymical Muse (3:12) – Alchymical Muse (Taken from the duo’s forthcoming debut album ‘The Spark’; see www.alchymicalmuse.com/ & soundcloud.com/alchymical-muse)

7. Hù il o ro (3:42) – Alchymical Muse (Taken from the duo’s forthcoming debut album ‘The Spark’; see www.alchymicalmuse.com/ & soundcloud.com/alchymical-muse)

8. Mo rùn geal Òg (2:00) – Alchymical Muse (Taken from the duo’s forthcoming debut album ‘The Spark’; see www.alchymicalmuse.com/ & soundcloud.com/alchymical-muse)

9. New Moon Alchymy (3:38) – Alchymical Muse (Taken from the duo’s forthcoming debut album ‘The Spark’; see www.alchymicalmuse.com/ & soundcloud.com/alchymical-muse)

10. Soul Mate (3:25) – Spiritwo (Taken from the ‘Primitive Twinship’ EP; see spiritwo.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/spirittwo)

11. Airside (3:33) – I Am Your Autopilot (Taken from the album ‘Robots in the Orchestra’; see www.iamyourautopilot.com/, iamyourautopilot.bandcamp.com/album/robots-in-the-orchestra & www.facebook.com/IAmYourAutopilot)

12. Doomwatch (5:51) – Ian Thistlethwaite (Taken from the album ‘The Musician’s Musician’; see rashrecords.co.uk/album/the-musicians-musician – the album is available as a free download but we’d ask you to consider a donation to Epilepsy Action by way of gratitude – www.epilepsy.org.uk/donate; see also dementio13.com/)

Thanks, as always, to everyone involved with this show, musicians and listeners alike, and particularly to Daniel and Rebsie for recording the interview with me. Please leave a comment if you like what you hear (or even if you don’t… feedback is so important!) or if you want to have your say on anything else connected to this podcast. 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. There will be another show in around two weeks when the Count returns to play more spooky music as part of his Halloween special. I do hope you’ll come back for that.