Episode 334: Mission… Highly Improbable

This is the 334th edition of the Epileptic Gibbon podcast music show and the playlist to accompany it. You can CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD but note the shows are large files. The show is also available to stream via Mixcloud and the Progzilla Radio Network (the show appears on Progzilla in alternate weeks). After the last show, when the focus was on live music, this time around there’s a mixture of musical tributes to people that we have lost recently, plus a focus on lots of new 2022 music. There’s no feature album this time, but instead we have a feature artist, none other than the late, great Michael Nesmith. You will hear three fabulous tracks, from Nesmith’s time with The Monkees and/or highlighting his great songwriting talents. In addition, you can expect the usual eclectic musical mixture, including lots of great 2022 music, plus some dips into the past. 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 29 minutes. Downloaded file is 136 MB.

1. Circle Sky (3:33) – The Monkees (Taken from the album ‘Justus’; see www.monkees.com/, www.monkees.net/ & www.videoranch3d.com)

2. Rope (4:18) – Foo Fighters (Taken from the album ‘Wasting Light’; see www.foofighters.com & www.taylorhawkins.com)

3. Tower (4:04) – In-Dreamview (Single available to buy via in-dreamview.bandcamp.com/track/tower-2 & taken from the forthcoming album Spires; see also www.facebook.com/Indreamview)

4. A Bind (5:18) – Liquid Pennies (Single available to buy via liquidpennies.bandcamp.com/album/a-bind; see also www.facebook.com/LiquidPennies)

5. Miracles (4:42) – Karl Jannuska (Taken from the album ‘Duality’; see karljannuska.bandcamp.com/album/duality & www.karljannuska.com/)

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

6. L’enfant (5:01) – Vangelis (Taken from the album ‘Opéra sauvage’; see http://elsew.com/)

7. April 6th Part 1 (2:51) – Matt Baber (Taken from the album ‘Improvisations for Solo Piano’; see mattbaber.bandcamp.com/album/improvisations-for-solo-piano)

8. Emperor (6:46) – Baber/Wileman (Taken from the album ‘Baber/Wileman’; see baberwileman.bandcamp.com/album/baber-wileman)

9. Love Is Only Sleeping (2:31) – The Monkees (Taken from the album ‘Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd. [Deluxe Edition]’; see www.monkees.com/ & www.monkees.net/)

10. Lest We Forget (blood) (5:16) – Esperanza Spalding (Taken from the album ‘12 Little Spells’; see www.esperanzaspalding.com & www.facebook.com/EsperanzaSpalding/)

11. Venus Blue (3:55) – Psychedelicat (Taken from the forthcoming album ‘Like A Delicate Psychedelicat’; see www.psychedelicat.co.uk & www.facebook.com/Psychedelicat-107045578554189)

You can see Psychedelicat at this year’s EppyFest on the 17th July and tickets are available to pre-order via www.tickettailor.com/events/eppyfest/337812/

12. Take Five (5:24) The Dave Brubeck Quartet (Taken from the album ‘Time Out’; see davebrubeck.com/)

13. Fruiting Body (4:04) – Goon (Taken from the EP ‘Paint by Numbers, Vol. 1’; see gooon.bandcamp.com/album/paint-by-numbers-vol-1 & www.facebook.com/goonmusic)

14. Foodstuffs (4:42) – Those Men (Taken from the forthcoming album ‘Fecundness’ – available to pre-save via orcd.co/thosemen_fecundness; see also thosemen.bandcamp.com & www.facebook.com/ThoseMen)

15. Jacob’s Ladder, Pt. I: Liturgy (1:27) – Brad Mehldau (Taken from the album ‘Jacob’s Ladder’; see bradmehldau.bandcamp.com/album/jacobs-ladder & www.bradmehldau.com)

16. Jacob’s Ladder, Pt. II: Song (11:30) – Brad Mehldau (Taken from the album ‘Jacob’s Ladder’; see bradmehldau.bandcamp.com/album/jacobs-ladder & www.bradmehldau.com)

17. The Lemon Meringue Rodeo (3:29) – Chad Walsh (Taken from the EP ‘All the Ways Grew Dark’; see chadwalsh.bandcamp.com/album/all-the-ways-grew-dark)

18. Handedness (14:32) – Glaswegians (Taken from the album ‘Quaternary; see glaswegians.bandcamp.com/album/quaternary & www.facebook.com/glaswegiansmusic

19. Baghon Main (6:44) – Arooj Aftab feat. Darian Donovan Thomas (Taken from the album ‘Vulture Prince’; see aroojaftab.bandcamp.com/album/vulture-prince & www.facebook.com/aroojaftabmusic)

20. Hey Hey Rise Up (3:26) – Pink Floyd feat. Andriy Khlyvnyuk of Boombox (Single available to buy via various digital music outlets; see www.pinkfloyd.com/news/index.php)

21. Sakura (5:02) – Mitsune (Taken from the album ‘Hazama’; see mitsune.bandcamp.com/album/hazama & www.mitsune.de)

22. Palm Trees (Love Guitar) (5:21) – Steve Hillage (Taken from the album ‘Green; see stevehillage.com/ & www.facebook.com/stevehillageband/)

23. Turiya (6:49) – Wax Machine (Taken from the album ‘Earthsong of Silence’; see waxmachine.bandcamp.com, waxmachinebbib.bandcamp.com/album/earthsong-of-silence & www.facebook.com/waxmachine)

24. Tomorrow and Me (4:17) Micky Dolenz (Taken from the album ‘Dolenz Sings Nesmith’; see mickydolenz.com)

Thanks to all the musicians who contributed to this show, 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. Do join me for the next show when I’ll be playing the usual eclectic mix of great music, both the weird, the wonderful and everything in between, and our feature album will be Bubblemath’s ‘Edit Peptide’. I hope to see you then.

Episode 332: Murdersville

This is the 332nd edition of the Epileptic Gibbon podcast music show and the playlist to accompany it. You can CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD but note the shows are large files. The show is also available to stream via Mixcloud and the Progzilla Radio Network (the show appears on Progzilla in alternate weeks). This is another show where I will largely continue to focus on brand new music from 2022 releases. You can expect a great mixture of music on this show, and a typically eclectic playlist, including tracks from the aforementioned 2022 releases, plus we’ll make some dips into the past, including a belated celebration of the 50th anniversary of the release of the third and final studio album by the late, great Nick Drake, and we also have a feature album, ‘Retrieval: Music For Piano’, the 2019 album by Matt Baber, and you can expect three tracks from that throughout the show. 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 26 minutes. Downloaded file is 133.8 MB.

1. No More Than We Deserve (4:20) – Matt Baber (Taken from the album ‘Retrieval: Music For Piano’; see mattbaber.bandcamp.com/album/retrieval-music-for-piano)

2. Billions (4:57) Caroline Polachek & Oneohtrix Point Never (Track available to buy via carolinepolachek.bandcamp.com/album/billions; see also www.carolinepolachek.com & pointnever.com)

3. Road (2:02) – Nick Drake (Taken from the album ‘Pink Moon’; see www.nickdrake.com/)

4. Heaven Taste (21:22) – No-Man (Taken from the compilation album ‘Heaven Taste’; see www.no-man.co.uk/ & www.facebook.com/nomanofficial)

5. Dean Bowmer introduces his choice for our ongoing feature ‘Corea Talks’ (1:09)

6. Elektric city (4:11) – Chick Corea Elektric Band (Taken from the album ‘The Chick Corea Elektric Band’; see chickcorea.com)

7. Scribble Book (4:30) – Ben See (Taken from the EP ‘Blink Blink’; see bensee.bandcamp.com/album/blink-blink, bensee.co.uk, & www.facebook.com/BenSeeSings

8. Wind of Sand (5:59) – Mitsune (Taken from the album ‘Hazama’; see mitsune.bandcamp.com/album/hazama & www.mitsune.de)

9. Murmurations (4:46) – Those Men (Taken from the forthcoming album ‘Fecundness’; see thosemen.bandcamp.com & www.facebook.com/ThoseMen)

10. Sonatina No.2 (9:31) – Matt Baber (Taken from the album ‘Retrieval: Music For Piano’; see mattbaber.bandcamp.com/album/retrieval-music-for-piano)

11. Why We Speak (6:19) – Robert Glasper feat. Q-Tip & Esperanza Spalding  (Taken from the album ‘Black Radio III’; see robertglasper.bandcamp.com/album/black-radio-iii)

12. Garden of Our Neighbor (3:25) Goon (Taken from the EP ‘Paint by Numbers, Vol. 1’; see gooon.bandcamp.com/album/paint-by-numbers-vol-1 & www.facebook.com/goonmusic)

13. Burn The Skies (5:07) – Tony Patterson & Doug Melbourne (Taken from the album ‘Dark Before Dawn’; see pattersonmelbourne.bandcamp.com)

14. Suspension (4:58) – Lunar Noon (Taken from the album ‘Symbolic Creature’; see lunarnoon.bandcamp.com/album/symbolic-creature, www.lunar-noon.com, & www.facebook.com/lunarnoontunes)

15. An Hour with A Bat (3:41) – BakaNeko Project (Taken from the album ‘Cat Me If You Can’; see zenta.bandcamp.com/album/cat-me-if-you-can)

16. Sunset Village (5:46) – Group Listening (Taken from the album ‘Clarinet & Piano: Selected Works, Vol. 2’; see grouplistening.bandcamp.com/album/clarinet-piano-selected-works-vol-2 & www.facebook.com/grouplistening)

17. Passing Wave (6:43) – Baber/Wileman (Taken from the album ‘Baber/Wileman’; see baberwileman.bandcamp.com/album/baber-wileman)

18. Come Away (4:01) – Chad Walsh (Taken from the EP ‘All the Ways Grew Dark’; see chadwalsh.bandcamp.com/album/all-the-ways-grew-dark)

19. Dark Silhouette (6:40) – anthéne & Simon McCorry (Taken from the album ‘Mind of Winter’; see hiddenvibes.bandcamp.com/album/mind-of-winter, www.facebook.com/hidevibes, anthene.bandcamp.com, & www.simonmccorry.com)

20. Travels (5:46) – Matt Baber (Taken from the album ‘Retrieval: Music For Piano’; see mattbaber.bandcamp.com/album/retrieval-music-for-piano)

21. Space Ark (4:01) – Kate Havnevik (Taken from the album ‘Lightship’; see katehavnevik.bandcamp.com/album/lightship & www.katehavnevik.com)

22. Things Behind The Sun (3:57) – Nick Drake (Taken from the album ‘Pink Moon’; see www.nickdrake.com/)

Thanks to all the musicians who contributed to this show, 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. Do join me for the next show because I’ll be playing the usual eclectic mix of great music, both the weird, the wonderful and everything inbetween. I hope to see you then.

Episode 331: The Positive Negative Man

This is the 331st edition of the Epileptic Gibbon podcast music show and the playlist to accompany it. You can CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD but note the shows are large files. The show is also available to stream via Mixcloud and the Progzilla Radio Network (the show appears on Progzilla in alternate weeks). After three shows where I’ve been counting down my 32 favourite albums of 2021, I’m finally presenting a show where I can start to focus on brand new music from 2022 releases. You can expect a great mixture of music on this show, and a typically eclectic playlist, including tracks from the aforementioned 2022 releases, tracks from a few 2021 releases I’ve not yet had chance to feature, and further dips into the past, including a belated celebration of the 90th birthday of American composer John Williams, and we also have a feature album, ‘#1 If It Fights The Hammer It Will Fight The Knife!’, the 2011 album by Redbus Noface, and you can expect three tracks from that throughout the show. 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 34 minutes. Downloaded file is 141.1 MB.

1. Drift (5:38) – Daniel Wohl, Viktor Orri Árnason, & the iSing Silicon Valley Choir (Single available to buy via danielwohl.bandcamp.com/album/drift; see also www.newamrecords.com/artists/daniel-wohl)

As part of the feature ‘Cats’ Corner’:

2. Nino (1:50) The Linda Lindas (Single available to buy via thelindalindas.bandcamp.com/album/nino; see also www.thelindalindas.com)

3. Fly She (5:32) – Redbus Noface (Taken from the album ‘#1 If It Fights The Hammer It Will Fight The Knife!’; see redbusnoface.bandcamp.com/album/1-if-it-fights-the-hammer-it-will-fight-the-knife)

4. Wild Signals (4:13) – John Williams (Taken from the album ‘Close Encounters of the Third Kind (The Collector’s Edition Soundtrack)’; see www.classicfm.com/composers/williams/)

5. Love You (2:26) – The Free Design (Taken from the album ‘… Sing for Very Important People’; see thefreedesign.com)

6. Snakes and Ladders (3:22) – Paul Mallyon (Taken from the album ‘Snakes and Ladders’; see paulmallyon.bandcamp.com/album/snakes-and-ladders)

7. Fuse One (5:46) Matt Baber (Taken from the album ‘Improvisations for Solo Piano’; see mattbaber.bandcamp.com/album/improvisations-for-solo-piano)

8. Day Follows Night (5:49) – Baber/Wileman (Taken from the album ‘Baber/Wileman’; see baberwileman.bandcamp.com/album/baber-wileman)

9. Roku-Go (3:31) – Mitsune (Taken from the album ‘Hazama’; see mitsune.bandcamp.com/album/hazama & www.mitsune.de)

10. Truth Be Told (4:55) – Redbus Noface (Taken from the album ‘#1 If It Fights The Hammer It Will Fight The Knife!’; see redbusnoface.bandcamp.com/album/1-if-it-fights-the-hammer-it-will-fight-the-knife)

11. Rootey Bride (4:28) – Those Men (Taken from the forthcoming album ‘Fecundness’; see thosemen.bandcamp.com/track/rootey-bride-track & www.facebook.com/ThoseMen)

12. Echoes of Solitude (9:16) Gilmore Trail (Taken from the album ‘Impermanence’; see gilmoretrail.bandcamp.com/album/impermanence, www.gilmoretrail.co.uk & www.facebook.com/gilmoretrail)  

13. Cry Me Old Trouble (5:04) – Cate Le Bon (Taken from the album ‘Pompeii’; see catelebon.bandcamp.com/album/pompeii & www.catelebon.com/)

14. Canyon Song (6:32) – Monarch Trail (Taken from the album ‘Wither Down’; see monarchtrail.bandcamp.com/album/wither-down, www.monarchtrail.com, & www.facebook.com/monarchtrailmusic)

15. Forever Gone (5:38) – Venus Loon (Taken from the album ‘Adios Vegas’; see peterlawson.bandcamp.com/album/adios-vegas-2 & venusloon.com/)

16. Under The Tide (6:29) – Redbus Noface (Taken from the album ‘#1 If It Fights The Hammer It Will Fight The Knife!’; see redbusnoface.bandcamp.com/album/1-if-it-fights-the-hammer-it-will-fight-the-knife)

17. Moment.Sound.Blur. (3:59) – Ben See (Taken from the EP ‘Blink Blink’; see bensee.bandcamp.com/album/blink-blink, bensee.co.uk, & www.facebook.com/BenSeeSings

18. The Girl From Panorama (5:10) – The Light Afternoon (Taken from the album ‘Estanyo Nord’; see thelightafternoon.bandcamp.com/album/estanyo-nord & thelightafternoon.com)

19. Stegosaurus stomp (3:07) – Dalmatian rex and the Eigentones (Taken from the album ‘Dinosaurs and other magnificent mesozoic monstrosities’; see dalmatianrexandtheeigentones.bandcamp.com/album/dinosaurs-and-other-magnificent-mesozoic-monstrosities, dalmatianrex.co.uk, & www.facebook.com/dalmatian.rex)

20. An Old Man’s Dreams (7:23) – The Curator (Taken from the album ‘All Lombard Street to a China Orange’; see thecurator1.bandcamp.com/album/all-lombard-street-to-a-china-orange & www.cromerzone.co.uk/)

You can see The Curator at this year’s EppyFest on the 16th July and tickets are available to pre-order now via www.tickettailor.com/events/eppyfest/337812/

21. as Without, so Within (3:37) – Windmills (Taken from the album ‘what need is there to weep?’; see windmillskeepmoving.bandcamp.com/album/what-need-is-there-to-weep, www.windmillsmusic.com, & www.facebook.com/windmillskeepmoving)

22. John Barry’s Space March (3:00) – Donner (Single available to buy via donner.bandcamp.com/track/john-barrys-space-march; see also www.facebook.com/donnernorway)

23. Altitude (6:22) – Andy Pickford (Taken from the album ‘DARC’; see andypickford1.bandcamp.com/album/darc & www.facebook.com/AndyPickfordMusic/)

24. Cumuliform (5:34) – anthéne & Simon McCorry (Taken from the album ‘Mind of Winter’; see hiddenvibes.bandcamp.com/album/mind-of-winter, www.facebook.com/hidevibes, anthene.bandcamp.com, & www.simonmccorry.com)

25. Theme From Schindler’s List (5:01) Tasmin Little (Taken from the compilation album ’50 Best Classics’; see www.facebook.com/TasminLittleViolin & www.classicfm.com/composers/williams/)

Thanks to all the musicians who contributed to this show, 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. Do join me for the next show because I’ll be playing the usual eclectic mix of great music, both the weird, the wonderful and everything inbetween. I hope to see you then.

Episode 329: Best of 2021, Top 32 pt 2

This is the 329th edition of the Epileptic Gibbon podcast music show and the playlist to accompany it. You can CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD but note the shows are large files. The show is also available to stream via Mixcloud and the Progzilla Radio Network (the show appears on Progzilla in alternate weeks). With this show I continue my slightly delayed countdown of my favourite albums of 2021. Last year was certainly another difficult one in many ways, but one upside is that there were many great albums released in 2021, so it was difficult to settle on a top 30, so in the end I didn’t bother, and instead I went for a top 32. For this show it’s part 2 (of 3) of my 32 favourite albums of 2021. You can expect a great mixture of music in this show, and a typically eclectic playlist, with two tracks each from the albums I’ve placed between 20 and 11 in the countdown (you’ll hear the final top 10 countdown on the next show). We’ll also kick things off with a tribute to the late, great Meat Loaf, who sadly passed away just after the previous show came out. 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 32 minutes. Downloaded file is 138.6 MB.

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

1. Execution Day (6:33) – Meat Loaf (Taken from the album ‘Blind Before I Stop’; see meatloaf.net/)

2. Polish Suite, part two (7:57) – Asaf Sirkis (Taken from the album ‘Solar Flash’; see asafsirkis-moonjune.bandcamp.com/album/solar-flash)

3. Solar Flash (6:05) – Asaf Sirkis (Taken from the album ‘Solar Flash’; see asafsirkis-moonjune.bandcamp.com/album/solar-flash)

4. Narrator (8:29) – Squid ft. Martha Skye Murphy (Taken from the album ‘Bright Green Field’; see squiduk.bandcamp.com/album/bright-green-field & www.facebook.com/squiduk)

5. Peel St. (4:52) – Squid (Taken from the album ‘Bright Green Field’; see squiduk.bandcamp.com/album/bright-green-field & www.facebook.com/squiduk)

6. Eighty Eight (4:39) – Monobody (Taken from the album ‘Comma’; see monobody.bandcamp.com/album/comma)

7. Cloudless Sulphur (5:54) Monobody (Taken from the album ‘Comma’; see monobody.bandcamp.com/album/comma)

8. Eniania (Keepers of the Midnight Harvest) (7:26) – Ciccada (Taken from the album ‘Harvest’; see ciccadabem.bandcamp.com/album/harvest)

9. The Old Man And The Butterfly (7:53) – Ciccada (Taken from the album ‘Harvest’; see ciccadabem.bandcamp.com/album/harvest)

10. Meitene un kleita (4:18) – JUUK (Taken from the album ‘Sikspārņi’; see juuk.bandcamp.com/album/siksp-r-i-2 & www.facebook.com/grupajuuk)

11. Krokro (4:56) – JUUK (Taken from the album ‘Sikspārņi’; see juuk.bandcamp.com/album/siksp-r-i-2 & www.facebook.com/grupajuuk)

12. I Offered You the Moon (7:51) – Needlepoint (Taken from the album ‘Walking Up That Valley’; see needlepoint.bandcamp.com/album/walking-up-that-valley & www.facebook.com/needlepoint.official)

13. Web of Worry (3:35) – Needlepoint (Taken from the album ‘Walking Up That Valley’; see needlepoint.bandcamp.com/album/walking-up-that-valley & www.facebook.com/needlepoint.official)

14. Chase (3:20) – Spindle Ensemble (Taken from the album ‘Inkling’; see spindleensemble.bandcamp.com/album/inkling, www.spindleensemble.com & www.facebook.com/spindleensemble)

15. Waves (10:08) – Spindle Ensemble (Taken from the album ‘Inkling’; see spindleensemble.bandcamp.com/album/inkling, www.spindleensemble.com & www.facebook.com/spindleensemble)

16. Holy Water (4:40) – Gloria (Taken from the album ‘Sabbat Matters’; see howlinbananarecords.bandcamp.com/album/sabbat-matters & www.facebook.com/gloriagirlgroup)

17. Global Warning (5:19) – Gloria (Taken from the album ‘Sabbat Matters’; see howlinbananarecords.bandcamp.com/album/sabbat-matters & www.facebook.com/gloriagirlgroup)

18. Lewisian Complex (10:10) – James Lindsay (Taken from the album ‘Torus’; see jameslindsaymusic.bandcamp.com, www.jameslindsaymusic.com & www.facebook.com/jameslmusic)

19. Holon (4:18) – James Lindsay (Taken from the album ‘Torus’; see jameslindsaymusic.bandcamp.com, www.jameslindsaymusic.com & www.facebook.com/jameslmusic)

20. Diya Hai (5:40) – Arooj Aftab (Taken from the album ‘Vulture Prince’; see aroojaftab.bandcamp.com/album/vulture-prince & www.facebook.com/aroojaftabmusic)

21. Suroor (5:12) – Arooj Aftab (Taken from the album ‘Vulture Prince’; see aroojaftab.bandcamp.com/album/vulture-prince & www.facebook.com/aroojaftabmusic)

Thanks to all the musicians who contributed to this show, 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. Do join me for the next show when there will be lots more great music, particularly as I will be continuing with my countdown of my favourite albums of 2021, by focusing on the big top 10, the amazing albums that I’ve picked at numbers 10 to 1.

Episode 328: Best of 2021, Top 32 pt 1

This is the 328th edition of the Epileptic Gibbon podcast music show and the playlist to accompany it. You can CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD but note the shows are large files. The show is also available to stream via Mixcloud and the Progzilla Radio Network (the show appears on Progzilla in alternate weeks). With this show I begin my slightly delayed countdown of my favourite albums of 2021. Last year was certainly another difficult one in many ways, but one upside is that there were many great albums released in 2021, so it was difficult to settle on a top 30, so in the end I didn’t bother, and instead I went for a top 32. For this show it’s part 1 (of 3) of my 32 favourite albums of 2021. You can expect a great mixture of music in this show, and a typically eclectic playlist, with two tracks each from the albums I’ve placed between 32 and 21 in the countdown (you’ll hear the top 20 countdown over the course of the next two shows). 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 35 minutes. Downloaded file is 141.2 MB.

1. Part IV (8:32) – Charlotte Greve, Wood River, Cantus Domus (Taken from the album ‘Sediments We Move’; see woodrivermusic.bandcamp.com/album/sediments-we-move & charlottegreve.de/)

2. Part V (7:07) – Charlotte Greve, Wood River, Cantus Domus (Taken from the album ‘Sediments We Move’; see woodrivermusic.bandcamp.com/album/sediments-we-move & charlottegreve.de/)

3. Water Rises (4:11) – ALMA (Taken from the album Mosaic; see almanoises.bandcamp.com/album/mosaic, almanoises.com/home & www.facebook.com/almanoises/)

4. Pin in the Map (3:46) – ALMA (Taken from the album Mosaic; see almanoises.bandcamp.com/album/mosaic, almanoises.com/home & www.facebook.com/almanoises/)

5. Sunflowers (3:57) – Garden of Live Flowers (Taken from the album ‘Sticky, Sweet and Dirty’; see gardenofliveflowers.bandcamp.com/album/sticky-sweet-and-dirty & www.facebook.com/gardenofliveflowers)

6. MRI (8:12) – Garden of Live Flowers (Taken from the album ‘Sticky, Sweet and Dirty’; see gardenofliveflowers.bandcamp.com/album/sticky-sweet-and-dirty & www.facebook.com/gardenofliveflowers)

7. Symzonia (3:18) – Neil Campbell (Taken from the album ‘The Great Escape’; see kmpuk.co.uk/product/klee-017/ & www.neilcampbell.org.uk/)

8. The Great Escape (5:03) – Neil Campbell (Taken from the album ‘The Great Escape’; see kmpuk.co.uk/product/klee-017/ & www.neilcampbell.org.uk/)

9. Groaning Under the Evidence (4:50) – Ventifacts (Taken from the album ‘Ventifacts’; see ventifacts.bandcamp.com/releases)

10. Dog Day Music (7:33) – Ventifacts (Taken from the album ‘Ventifacts’; see ventifacts.bandcamp.com/releases)

11. Don’t Let Me Down (3:21) – Paul Mallyon (Taken from the album ‘Break Through The Wall’; see paulmallyon.bandcamp.com/album/break-through-the-wall)

12. Something Better (5:17) – Paul Mallyon (Taken from the album ‘Break Through The Wall’; see paulmallyon.bandcamp.com/album/break-through-the-wall)

13. Trials (3:47) – hhnoi feat. Crystin (Taken from the album ‘Dear Future’; see hhnoi.bandcamp.com/album/dear-future)

14. Cloud Eight is Fine, too (4:27) – hhnoi (Taken from the album ‘Dear Future’; see hhnoi.bandcamp.com/album/dear-future)

15. Here We, Here We, Here We Go Forever (4:45) – Mogwai (Taken from the album ‘As The Love Continues’; see mogwai.bandcamp.com/album/as-the-love-continues & mogwai.scot)

16. It’s What I Want To Do, Mum (7:23) – Mogwai (Taken from the album ‘As The Love Continues’; see mogwai.bandcamp.com/album/as-the-love-continues & mogwai.scot)

17. 25 27 30 (4:32) – Flanafi with Ape School (Taken from the album ‘The Knees Start To Go’; see flanafi.bandcamp.com/album/the-knees-start-to-go-2)

18. Too Many (5:46) – Flanafi with Ape School (Taken from the album ‘The Knees Start To Go’; see flanafi.bandcamp.com/album/the-knees-start-to-go-2)

19. Deniz Dalgasız Olmaz (DOST Version) (3:37) – Derya Yildirim & Grup Şimşek (Taken from the album ‘DOST 1’; see deryayildirimandgrupsimsek.bandcamp.com/album/dost-1)

20. Hastane Önü (7:16) – Derya Yildirim & Grup Şimşek (Taken from the album ‘DOST 1’; see deryayildirimandgrupsimsek.bandcamp.com/album/dost-1)

21. Two-Minds (4:22) – Sheep, Dog & Wolf (Taken from the album ‘Two-Minds’; see sheepdogwolf.bandcamp.com/album/two-minds & sheepdogandwolf.com)

22. Periphescence (5:18) – Sheep, Dog & Wolf (Taken from the album ‘Two-Minds’; see sheepdogwolf.bandcamp.com/album/two-minds & sheepdogandwolf.com)

23. Cloned In Error (5:36) – Michael Woodman (Taken from ‘Psithurism’; see michaelwoodman.bandcamp.com/album/psithurism & www.facebook.com/michaelwoodmanmusic)

24. Seachange (6:57) – Michael Woodman (Taken from ‘Psithurism’; see michaelwoodman.bandcamp.com/album/psithurism & www.facebook.com/michaelwoodmanmusic)

Thanks to all the musicians who contributed to this show, 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. Do join me for the next show when there will be lots more great music, particularly as I will be continuing with my countdown of my favourite albums of 2021, by focusing on the albums I’ve picked at numbers 20 to 11.

Episode 326: Another Blooming Festive Special

This is the 326th edition of the Epileptic Gibbon podcast music show and the playlist to accompany it. You can CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD but note the shows are large files. The show is also available to stream via Mixcloud and the Progzilla Radio Network (the show appears on Progzilla in alternate weeks). I hope you enjoyed the previous two shows, brought to you by wonderful guest presenter Rebsie Fairholm. This time, however, it’s this year’s festive edition, 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, ‘Carols From Herefordshire’, the 2011 album by Sproatly Smith, and you’ll hear three tracks from that across the course of the show. You can also expect the usual eclectic musical mix, including some new music from 2021, some older tracks of various vintages thrown in for good measure, and a tribute to two people we have lost recently, the late, great Michael Nesmith & David Longdon. 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: 2 hours and 37 minutes. Downloaded file is 143.7 MB.

1. Wassail (6:48) – Big Big Train (Taken from the album ‘Folklore’; see bigbigtrain.bandcamp.com/album/folklore, bigbigtrain.com/ & www.facebook.com/bigbigtrain/

2. Winterthru (live) (4:22) – Echolyn (Single available to buy via echolyn.bandcamp.com/track/winterthru; see also www.echolyn.com/ & www.facebook.com/echolynband)

3. When Winter Comes Shadowing In (3:33) – Wyndow (Taken from the album ‘Wyndow’; see wyndow.bandcamp.com/album/wyndow & www.facebook.com/Wyndowmusic)

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

5. O Little Town Of Bethlehem (3:55) – Sproatly Smith (Taken from the album ‘Carols From Herefordshire’; see sproatlysmith.bandcamp.com/album/carols-from-herefordshire & www.facebook.com/Sproatly-Smith-183750004982567)

6. Everything Will Change This Christmas: The Ballad of Hans Gruber (4:26) – Four Eyes (Single available to buy via foureyesathens.bandcamp.com/album/everything-will-change-this-christmas-the-ballad-of-hans-gruber; see also www.facebook.com/FourEyesAthens)

7. Rise Up Shepherd And Follow (4:40) – Cassandra Wilson (Single available to buy via cassandrawilson.bandcamp.com/track/rise-up-shepherd-and-follow; see also www.facebook.com/reallycassandrawilson)

8. Last Light Of Winter (10:04) – Field Lines Cartographer (Single available for free or to buy via fieldlinescartographer.bandcamp.com/track/last-light-of-winter; although the track is free to download, if you do wish to buy it, all proceeds will be donated to Crisis: www.crisis.org.uk)

9. Make a Daft Noise for Christmas (4:07) – The Goodies (Taken from the compilation album ‘Funky Gibbon: The Best of The Goodies’; see www.ilikeyouroldstuff.com/news/do-the-funky-gibbon-the-songs-of-the-goodies)

10. December Will Be Magic Again (a cappella) (3:44) – That Joe Payne (Single available to buy via thatjoepayne.bandcamp.com/track/december-will-be-magic-again-a-cappella; see also www.thatjoepayne.com)

11. Snow (3:16) – ALMA (Taken from the album Mosaic; see almanoises.bandcamp.com/album/mosaic, almanoises.com/home & www.facebook.com/almanoises/)

12. Coventry Carol (3:28) – Carvelder (Taken from the album ‘Two Merry Gentlemen’; see carvelder.bandcamp.com/album/two-merry-gentlemen)

13. Skater’s Waltz (3:41) – John Stebbe (Taken from the EP ‘A Jazz Piano Christmas’; see itunes.apple.com/us/album/a-jazz-piano-christmas-ep/id582799239)

14. Patapan (3:55) – Shine (Taken from the EP ‘Fire and Frost’; see shinetrio.bandcamp.com/album/fire-and-frost)

15. The Boy And The Snow (11:33) – Soup (Taken from the album ‘Remedies’; see soupsound.bandcamp.com/album/remedies & www.facebook.com/soupsound)

16. Silent Night (2:10) – Curt Smith (Taken from the EP ‘Holiday Songs’; see curtsmith.bandcamp.com/album/holiday-songs, curtsmithofficial.com/ & www.facebook.com/CurtSmithOfficial/)

17. O Magnum Mysterium (Tomás Luis de Victoria) (4:27) Ari Mason (Taken from the album ‘Musica Lunae′; see arimason.bandcamp.com/album/musica-lunae)

18. The Truth Sent From Above (4:41) – Sproatly Smith (Taken from the album ‘Carols From Herefordshire’; see sproatlysmith.bandcamp.com/album/carols-from-herefordshire & www.facebook.com/Sproatly-Smith-183750004982567)

19. Riu Chiu (TV Version) (1:32) – The Monkees (Taken from the album ‘Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd. [Deluxe Edition]’; see www.monkees.com/ & www.monkees.net/)

20. Last Christmas (4:40) – I LIKE TRAINS (Single available to buy via music.iliketrains.co.uk/track/last-christmas; see also iliketrains.co.uk)

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

21. Winter Astral (6:25) Beverly Glenn-Copeland (Taken from the album ‘Keyboard Fantasies’; see beverlyglenn-copeland.bandcamp.com/album/keyboard-fantasies & beverlyglenncopeland.com)

22. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (3:33) – Craig Fortnam (Taken from the ‘Lunar One Dec 21’ single; see craigfortnam.bandcamp.com/album/lunar-one-dec-21)

23. Gold/Magi Veniunt Ab Oriente (5:39) – Jo Quail (Single available to buy via joquail.bandcamp.com/track/gold-magi-veniunt-ab-oriente-2; see also www.joquail.co.uk/ & www.facebook.com/JoQuailCello/)

24. We Three Kings (4:18) – Carvelder (Taken from the album ‘Two Merry Gentlemen’; see carvelder.bandcamp.com/album/two-merry-gentlemen)

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

26. Walking In The Air (3:12) – Becca Stevens Band (Single available to buy via beccastevensband.bandcamp.com/track/walking-in-the-air-single; see also www.beccastevens.com/ & www.facebook.com/BeccaStevensBand/)

27. Drive The Cold Winter Away (4:15) – Stick In The Wheel (Taken from the album ‘Hold Fast’; see stickinthewheel.bandcamp.com/album/hold-fast & www.stickinthewheel.com)

28. Candlemas Carol (5:59) – Sproatly Smith (Taken from the album ‘Carols From Herefordshire’; see sproatlysmith.bandcamp.com/album/carols-from-herefordshire & www.facebook.com/Sproatly-Smith-183750004982567)

29. A Christmas Credit Card (Christmas in My Dreams) (2:21) – Asparagus Apocalypse & David Kaminsky (Not currently available to download)

Thanks and season’s greetings 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. Do join us for the next show when there will be lots more great music and the usual eclectic mixture of styles and genres, including three tracks played in tribute to the late, great David Longdon, and it will also be the first show of 2022, so let’s hope for a happy New Year.

Episode 323: Michelle Lecnik Interview

This is the 323rd edition of the Epileptic Gibbon podcast music show and the playlist to accompany it. You can CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD but note that the shows are large files. The show is also available to stream via Mixcloud and the Progzilla Radio Network (the show appears on Progzilla in alternate weeks). I hope you have recovered from the horrors of our recent Halloween special. On this show, our main feature is an interview with the fabulous Michelle Lecnik, lead singer and main composer with the Canadian band Trampoline. You’ll hear three tracks from Trampoline, including two from their brand new album ‘All the People In This House’, plus you’ll hear some tracks that Michelle has selected that are personal favourites for her by other artists. Other than that, you can expect the usual eclectic mixture of music, including lots of tracks from great 2021 releases, plus we celebrate the recent 80th birthdays of Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel, and mourn the loss of British composer Alan Hawkshaw. 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 37 minutes. Downloaded file is 143.9 MB.

1. Grange Hill (1:23) – Alan Hawkshaw (Taken from the compilation album ‘Classic Television and Radio Themes’; see www.alanhawkshaw.com)

2. Bet and lose it all (part 1) (3:02) – Paul Mallyon (Taken from the album ‘Break Through The Wall’; see paulmallyon.bandcamp.com/album/break-through-the-wall)

3. Bet and lose it all (part 2) (3:08) – Paul Mallyon (Taken from the album ‘Break Through The Wall’; see paulmallyon.bandcamp.com/album/break-through-the-wall)

4. Crumbs In The Deathbed (7:56) – Redbus Noface (Taken from ‘EP #1 Crumbs In The Deathbed’; see redbusnoface.bandcamp.com/album/ep-1-crumbs-in-the-deathbed)

5. Shadow Man (5:40) – Fractal Mirror (Taken from the album ‘Beyond Borders; see fractalmirror.bandcamp.com/album/beyond-borders & www.facebook.com/Fractalmirrormusic/)

6. Part I (8:19) – Charlotte Greve, Wood River, Cantus Domus (Taken from the album ‘Sediments We Move’; see woodrivermusic.bandcamp.com/album/sediments-we-move & charlottegreve.de/)

7. Haydar Haydar (4:25) – Derya Yildirim & Grup Şimşek (Taken from the album ‘DOST 1’; see deryayildirimandgrupsimsek.bandcamp.com/album/dost-1)

8. Raven’s War (6:49) – Kuunatic (Taken from the album ‘Gate of Klüna’; see kuunatic.bandcamp.com/album/gate-of-kl-na www.facebook.com/kuunatic/)

9. Astral Master (6:51) – Trampoline (Taken from the album Happy Crimes’; see trampolinesounds.bandcamp.com/album/happy-crimes, www.trampolinetheband.com, & www.facebook.com/Trampolinetheband/)

Interview with Michelle Lecnik

10. Porch Song (3:03) – Twintwa (Taken from the album ‘North Americana’; see twintwa.bandcamp.com/album/north-americana & www.twintwa.com)

11. Infra 5 (5:16) – Max Richter (Taken from the album Infra’; see www.maxrichtermusic.com)

12. Miserere mei, Deus (Gregorio Allegri) (8:41) Ari Mason (Taken from the album ‘Musica Lunae′; see arimason.bandcamp.com/album/musica-lunae)

13. Escher (4:44) – Trampoline (Taken from the album ‘All the People In This House’; see trampolinesounds.bandcamp.com/album/all-the-people-in-this-house-2, www.trampolinetheband.com, & www.facebook.com/Trampolinetheband/)

14. Judas (3:54) – Trampoline (Taken from the album ‘All the People In This House’; see trampolinesounds.bandcamp.com/album/all-the-people-in-this-house-2, www.trampolinetheband.com, & www.facebook.com/Trampolinetheband/)

15. Watching Cartoons (3:29) – La Luz & Adrian Younge (Taken from the album ‘La Luz’; see laluz.bandcamp.com/album/la-luz, www.hardlyart.com/artists/la_luz/shop?r=1, & www.facebook.com/laluzusa/)  

16. Heavenly Dancer (5:19) – Colouratura (Taken from the album ‘Black Steeple Church’; see colouratura.bandcamp.com/album/black-steeple-church & www.facebook.com/colouratura.album/)

17. Sorry We’re Closed (4:30) – Drive In Movie Band (Taken from the album ‘Lines and Circles’; see driveinmovieband.bandcamp.com/album/lines-and-circles)

18. Space Drift (4:10) Venus Loon (Taken from the album ‘Cult of Nothing‘; see aumegaproject.bandcamp.com/album/cult-of-nothing & www.facebook.com/VENUSLOONpeterdlawsonmusic)

19. Ruins (8:04) Gilmore Trail (Taken from the forthcoming album release ‘Impermanence’, which you can pre-order now via gilmoretrail.bandcamp.com/album/impermanence; see also www.gilmoretrail.co.uk & www.facebook.com/gilmoretrail)    

20. Scarborough Fair/Canticle (3:10) – Simon & Garfunkel (Taken from the album ‘Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme′; see www.paulsimon.com & www.artgarfunkel.com)

21. Malacoda (4:22) – Jo Quail (Single available via joquail.bandcamp.com/track/malacoda; see also www.joquail.co.uk/ & www.facebook.com/JoQuailCello/)

22. Prog The Forest trailer (1:06) For more information about Prog The Forest, happening on December 5th, at The Fiddler’s Elbow in London, see www.thefiddlerselbow.co.uk/whos-playing/prog-the-forest-charity-prog-festival1072021

23. Avril Hydrangeas (4:02) – Andrew Wasylyk (Taken from the album ‘Balgay Hill: Morning in Magnolia’; see andrewwasylyk.bandcamp.com/album/balgay-hill-morning-in-magnolia, wasylyk.co.uk & www.facebook.com/a.wasylyk)

24. Tidal Range (4:10) Wyndow (Taken from the album ‘Wyndow’; see wyndow.bandcamp.com/album/wyndow & www.facebook.com/Wyndowmusic)

Thanks to all the musicians who contributed, particularly to Michelle Lecnik for the interview and her musical choices, and of course to all of you 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’m going to be experiencing a very busy period of work over the next month, so for the next two shows, your host will be the wonderful Rebsie Fairholm who will be offering the usual eclectic mixture of music, only slightly different. We hope to see you back for that.

Episode 313: Half-term report, 2021

This is the 313th edition of the Epileptic Gibbon podcast music show and the playlist to accompany it. You can CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD but note the shows are large files. The show is also available to stream via Mixcloud and the Progzilla Radio Network (the show appears on Progzilla in alternate weeks). Last time around, we had another of my occasional TV Themes specials, but this time we’re back to my more usual focus on new music, without a TV theme in sight. Because we’re near the half-way point of the year, I thought this would be a good time to do a show that entirely focuses on music from 2021, as I bring you some of the 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 from many different releases, so therefore there will not be a feature album for this show. But I will be covering the usual eclectic mix of styles, genres and the unclassifiable. 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 34 minutes. Downloaded file is 140.4 MB

1. Cry A Spiral (4:52)  Cobalt Chapel (Taken from the album ‘Orange Synthetic’; see www.crashrecords.co.uk/products/cobalt-chapel-orange-synthetic & www.facebook.com/cobaltchapel/)

2. Edwin Vargas (3:56) – Fredo Viola (Taken from the album ‘My New Head’; see fredoviola.bandcamp.com/album/my-new-head & www.fredoviola.com/fredo-viola)

3. Figure 1 (8:24) – Chlöe Herington (Taken from the album ‘Silent Reflux’; see valvemusic.bandcamp.com/album/silent-reflux & www.valve.cloud)

4. In The Night (4:21) – Glass Kites (Taken from the EP ‘Glass Kites II’; see glasskites.bandcamp.com/album/glass-kites-ii & www.facebook.com/glasskites)

5. Carry Me Away (3:57) – Needlepoint (Taken from the album ‘Walking Up That Valley’; see needlepoint.bandcamp.com/album/walking-up-that-valley & www.facebook.com/needlepoint.official)

6. Bang (4:28) – Goat Girl (Taken from the album ‘On All Fours’; see goatgirl.bandcamp.com/album/on-all-fours)

7. Cyclical (6:20) – Sheep, Dog & Wolf (Taken from the album ‘Two-Minds’; see sheepdogwolf.bandcamp.com/album/two-minds & sheepdogandwolf.com)

8. Fascination (8:14) – Jack O’ the Clock (Taken from the album ‘Leaving California’; see cuneiformrecords.bandcamp.com/album/leaving-california & jackotheclock.com/Jack_O_The_Clock.html)

9. Dear Future (4:25) – hhnoi (Taken from the album ‘Dear Future’; see hhnoi.bandcamp.com/album/dear-future)

10. The Water (3:55) – Thallo (Single available via thallo.bandcamp.com/track/the-water; see also www.facebook.com/thallomusic/)

11. Wide Enough (5:12) – Eric Weidenhof (Taken from the ‘Phloem’ EP; see ericweidenhof.bandcamp.com)

12. Global Warning (5:19) – Gloria (Taken from the album ‘Sabbat Matters’; see howlinbananarecords.bandcamp.com/album/sabbat-matters & www.facebook.com/gloriagirlgroup)

13. Mosaic (3:00) – Origamibiro (Taken from the album ‘Miscellany’; see origamibiro.bandcamp.com/album/miscellany & www.facebook.com/Origamibiro)

14. Mimic (4:15) – Monobody (Taken from the album ‘Comma’; see monobody.bandcamp.com/album/comma)

15. Buy The Banter (3:39) – Miss Grit (Taken from the EP ‘Impostor’; see missgrit.bandcamp.com/album/impostor & www.facebook.com/missgrit)

16. G. on a sunny day (5:01) – Corrado Rustici (Taken from the album ‘Interfulgent’; see corradorustici-official.bandcamp.com/album/interfulgent & www.corradorustici.com)

17. Jinibara (4:45) – James Lindsay (Taken from the album ‘Torus’; see jameslindsaymusic.bandcamp.com, www.jameslindsaymusic.com & www.facebook.com/jameslmusic)

18. Babelfish Ascending (4:25) – Kimara Sajn/+1 (Taken from the album ‘Ghosts At Play’; see www.precognitiverecords.com/)

19. Awaken (6:59) – 8 Hands of Sound (Taken from the album ‘New Light’; see 8hands.bandcamp.com/album/new-light)

20. Spirals (5:00) – Django Django (Taken from the album ‘Glowing in the Dark’; see djangodjango.bandcamp.com/album/glowing-in-the-dark & www.djangodjango.co.uk/)

21. Rain (4:50) – Garden of Live Flowers (Taken from the album ‘Sticky, Sweet and Dirty’; see gardenofliveflowers.bandcamp.com/album/sticky-sweet-and-dirty & www.facebook.com/gardenofliveflowers)

22. Sad Cowboy (5:17) – Goat Girl (Taken from the album ‘On All Fours’; see goatgirl.bandcamp.com/album/on-all-fours)

23. Pamphlets (8:04) – Squid (Taken from the album ‘Bright Green Field’; see squiduk.bandcamp.com/album/bright-green-field & www.facebook.com/squiduk)

24. Okemah Sundown (4:45) – Spindle Ensemble (Taken from the album ‘Inkling’; see spindleensemble.bandcamp.com/album/inkling, www.spindleensemble.com & www.facebook.com/spindleensemble)

25. Copper Green Flame (2:25) – Hands of the Heron (Taken from the album ‘13 Moons’; see cuculirecords.bandcamp.com/album/13-moons & www.facebook.com/cuculirecords

26. Suroor (5:12) – Arooj Aftab (Taken from the album ‘Vulture Prince’; see aroojaftab.bandcamp.com/album/vulture-prince & www.facebook.com/aroojaftabmusic)

Thanks to all the musicians who contributed to this show 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 back with a show focusing on some of the best music from 2020 that I didn’t manage to cover in my top 42 albums countdown, so I hope you’ll come back for that.

Episode 311: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Station

This is the 311th edition of the Epileptic Gibbon podcast music show and the playlist to accompany it. You can CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD but note the shows are large files. The show is also available to stream via Mixcloud and the Progzilla Radio Network (the show appears on Progzilla in alternate weeks). Last time around, we had a playlist that mostly focused on the achievements of women in music. Well, this time around, my main focus is to play you lots of great 2021 music, with the occasional dip into the past. There’s no feature album this time around because I’ve been getting a bit behind with my coverage of new releases, so instead I want to cover tracks from as many releases as possible. But don’t worry, because across the show we’ll have a typically eclectic playlist, including another return to our Corea Talks feature and a tribute to the late, great Malcolm Cecil. 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 29 minutes. Downloaded file is 135.9 MB

1. Paddling (6:17) Squid (Taken from the album ‘Bright Green Field’; see squiduk.bandcamp.com/album/bright-green-field & www.facebook.com/squiduk)

2. Celebrate the Sun (4:30) – Tony Patterson (Taken from the EP, ‘All The World’; see www.tonypatterson.co.uk/ & music.apple.com/us/album/all-the-world-ep/432993854)

3. Open Wings (5:29) – Ciccada (Taken from the album ‘Harvest’; see ciccadabem.bandcamp.com/album/harvest)

4. Familiar Ground (5:08) – Zooni (Taken from the ‘Familiar Ground’ EP; see zooni.bandcamp.com/album/familiar-ground-ep & zooni.org)

5. Lateral Roots (5:37) – James Lindsay (Taken from the album ‘Torus’; see jameslindsaymusic.bandcamp.com, www.jameslindsaymusic.com & www.facebook.com/jameslmusic)

6. Ataraxia (6:16) – Graham Costello (Taken from the album ‘Second Lives’; see grahamcostello.bandcamp.com/album/second-lives & www.grahamcostello.com)

7. Supposedly, We Were Nightmares (4:36) – Mogwai (Taken from the album ‘As The Love Continues’; see mogwai.bandcamp.com/album/as-the-love-continues & mogwai.scot)

8. Glass Eye (5:39) – Eric Weidenhof (Taken from the ‘Phloem’ EP; see ericweidenhof.bandcamp.com)

9. Precipice (4:37) – N Chambers (Taken from the album ‘Spectrum Garden’; see panabrite.bandcamp.com/album/spectrum-garden)

10. Miss Tambourine (4:15) – Gloria (Taken from the album ‘Sabbat Matters’; see howlinbananarecords.bandcamp.com/album/sabbat-matters & www.facebook.com/gloriagirlgroup)

11. Deep Crescents (6:34) – Sheep, Dog & Wolf (Taken from the album ‘Two-Minds’; see sheepdogwolf.bandcamp.com/album/two-minds & sheepdogandwolf.com)

12. Steve Gardner introduces his choice for our ongoing feature ‘Corea Talks’ (2:29)

13. Autumn Leaves (11:41) – Chick Corea & Bobby McFerrin (Taken from the album ‘Play’; see chickcorea.com & bobbymcferrin.com/)

14. Little Pixel (8:19) – RadioSilence (Taken from the album ‘Objective Linearity’; see andypickford1.bandcamp.com/album/objective-linearity & www.facebook.com/AndyPickfordMusic/)

15. Smashes to Ashes (4:15) – hhnoi (Taken from the album ‘Dear Future’; see hhnoi.bandcamp.com/album/dear-future)

16. Cybernaut (4:31) – Tonto’s Expanding Head Band (Taken from the album ‘Tonto’s Expanding Head Band’; see www.tontosexpandingheadband.com/)

17. Forgetwards (4:02) – Landslide Purist (Taken from the album ‘True Correction For A Bright Future’; see landslidepurist.bandcamp.com/album/true-correction-for-a-bright-future & www.facebook.com/landslidepurist)

18. X Marks The Spot (6:40) – Billie Bottle & The Multiple (Taken from the album ‘The Other Place’; see billiebottle.bandcamp.com/album/the-other-place-2 & www.billiebottle.co.uk)

19. Figure 2 (4:29) – Chlöe Herington (Taken from the album ‘Silent Reflux’; see valvemusic.bandcamp.com & www.valve.cloud)

20. Asking for More (3:21) – Django Django (Taken from the album ‘Glowing in the Dark’; see djangodjango.bandcamp.com/album/glowing-in-the-dark & www.djangodjango.co.uk/)

21. A Thousand Tiny Teeth (4:49) – Kerrie J Robinson (Single available via kerriejrobinson.bandcamp.com/track/a-thousand-tiny-teeth)

22. Leaving California (6:57) – Jack O’ the Clock (Taken from the album ‘Leaving California’; see cuneiformrecords.bandcamp.com/album/leaving-california & jackotheclock.com/Jack_O_The_Clock.html)

23. Envy of Angels (5:50) – The Mutton Birds (Taken from the album ‘Envy of Angels’; see web.archive.org/web/20020609185238/http://muttonbirds.com/0intro.htm)

Thanks to all the musicians who contributed to this show 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’m not exactly sure at this point what will be happening with the next show, but I promise we will be back with a typically eclectic playlist, so we hope to see you then.

Episode 310: Not International Women’s Day

This is the 310th edition of the Epileptic Gibbon podcast music show and the playlist to accompany it. You can CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD but note the shows are large files. The show is also available to stream via Mixcloud and the Progzilla Radio Network (the show appears on Progzilla in alternate weeks). After two shows focusing on interviews, this time around we’re getting back to basics – it’s just me and a lot of music. We do have a vague theme to the show, though, as we are very belatedly reflecting on International Women’s Day with a playlist that mostly focuses on the achievements of women in music. Our feature band for this show reflects that theme as you’ll hear three tracks from the much missed all-female unit The Puppets. Across the show, we’ll have a typically eclectic playlist, including a return to our Corea Talks feature and lots of 2021 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 and 29 minutes. Downloaded file is 135.8 MB

1. Come Aboard The Friendship (2:11)  The Puppets (I’m not sure this track was ever released and the band don’t really exist anymore but they still have a MySpace page www.myspace.com/webethepuppets)

2. Pest (4:02) – Goat Girl (Taken from the album ‘On All Fours’; see goatgirl.bandcamp.com)

3. Wonderland (3:04) – Eydis (Taken from the album ‘Eydis’; see eydis.bandcamp.com & www.eydismusic.com)

4. Iron Man (5:56) – Charming Hostess (Taken from the album ‘Paranoid (a Tribute to Black Sabbath)’; see undercoverpresents.bandcamp.com/album/paranoid-a-tribute-to-black-sabbath & charminghostess.com/)

5. Climb That Tree (3:37) – The She Trinity (Taken from the compilation album ‘Sometimes I Wonder’; see www.marmalade-skies.co.uk/She%20Trinity.htm)

6. Lockdown (4:38) – Jah Wobble (Single available via jahwobble.bandcamp.com/track/lockdown; see also jahwobble.com)

7. In The Chestnut Tree (4:04) – Squier Squier (Single available via squiersquier.bandcamp.com/track/in-the-chestnut-tree; see also squiersquier.co.uk)

8. Welcome Home (3:01) – Marc Canham (Taken from the album ‘I Care A Lot (Music from the Netflix Film)’; see marccanhamsoundtrack.bandcamp.com)

9. Move Many (joints) (2:55) – Esperanza Spalding (Taken from the album ‘12 Little Spells’; see www.esperanzaspalding.com & www.facebook.com/EsperanzaSpalding/)

10. The Awakening (11:15) – The Emerald Dawn (Taken from the album ‘To Touch the Sky’; see theemeralddawn.bandcamp.com/album/to-touch-the-sky & www.theemeralddawn.net)

11. Stripped Bare (4:24) – Garden of Live Flowers (Taken from the album ‘Sticky, Sweet and Dirty’; see gardenofliveflowers.bandcamp.com/album/sticky-sweet-and-dirty & www.facebook.com/gardenofliveflowers)

12. Toes (4:41) – Polyhymns (Taken from the ‘Hybrid Sunday’ EP; see polyhymns.bandcamp.com/album/hybrid-sunday-ep & linktr.ee/Polyhymns)

13. It’s All We Are (4:24) – The Puppets (I’m not sure this track was ever released and the band don’t really exist anymore but they still have a MySpace page www.myspace.com/webethepuppets)

14. Chew (6:21) – Hannah’s Little Sister (Taken from the ‘EP.mp3EP; see hannahslttlsstr.bandcamp.com/album/ep-mp3 & www.facebook.com/hannahslittlesister/)

15. Pontus Norshammar introduces his choice for our ongoing feature ‘Corea Talks’ (2:51)

16. Duet Suite (15:38) – Chick Corea & Gary Burton (Taken from the album ‘Duet’; see chickcorea.com & www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/jazz/profiles/gary_burton.shtml)

17. Birds (2:16) – The Puppets (I’m not sure this track was ever released and the band don’t really exist anymore but they still have a MySpace page www.myspace.com/webethepuppets)

18. Two Compartments (5:04) – Elif Yalvac (Taken from the album ‘Mountains Become Stepping Stones’; see hazalelif.bandcamp.com/album/mountains-become-stepping-stones & www.facebook.com/elifyalvacmusic/)

19. Sleep Tight (5:44) – Marc Canham (Taken from the album ‘I Care A Lot (Music from the Netflix Film)’; see marccanhamsoundtrack.bandcamp.com)

20. Hephaestus the Cuckold (4:20) – Quicksilver Night featuring Farzad Golpayegani (Single available via quicksilvernightproductions.bandcamp.com/track/hephaestus-the-cuckold-feat-farzad-golpayegani which will also be on Quicksilver Night’s forthcoming ‘Asymptote’ album)

21. Midnight Flit (6:09) – Mogwai (Taken from the album ‘As The Love Continues’; see mogwai.bandcamp.com/album/as-the-love-continues & mogwai.scot)

22. Lavender Philosophy (2:33) – Jenny Lysander (Taken from the album ‘Northern Folk’; see www.jennylysander.com/, jennylysander.bandcamp.com/album/northern-folk & www.facebook.com/jennylysander)

23. Skipping Rope (3:58) – Hands of the Heron (Taken from the album ‘13 Moons’; see cuculirecords.bandcamp.com/album/13-moons & www.facebook.com/cuculirecords

24. Remember Where You Are (5:35) – Jessie Ware (Taken from the album ‘What’s Your Pleasure?’; see www.jessieware.com)

25. Unboxers (5:52) – Polyhymns (Taken from the ‘Hybrid Sunday’ EP; see polyhymns.bandcamp.com/album/hybrid-sunday-ep & linktr.ee/Polyhymns)

Thanks to all the musicians who contributed to this show 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’m not exactly sure at this point what will be happening with the next show, but I promise we will be back with a typically eclectic playlist, so we hope to see you then.