Episode 338: A Few Words for the Dead

This is the 338th 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). Following the last show, which previewed EppyFest 9, this show is balanced between reflecting on some hugely important musicians and composers who we have sadly lost in recent weeks, and focusing on some great new music. There’s no feature album this time but instead we’ll have a feature artist, Vangelis, the great musician, composer and songwriter who sadly passed away on the 17th May this year. You’ll hear four tracks either from or related to the music of Vangelis scattered throughout the show, and we’ll cover the usual diverse selection of styles and genres across the playlist. Below you’ll find the track list, plus weblinks from where you can find more information about each artist.

Total running time: 2 hours and 36 minutes. Downloaded file is 142.3 MB.

1. Air (3:59) – C Duncan (Taken from the album ‘Alluvium’; see cduncan.bandcamp.com/album/alluvium, www.cspaceduncan.com & www.facebook.com/cspaceduncan/)

2. Rest Your Weary Head (A Song for Potterhanworth) (3:54) – Duir! (Single available to buy via duir1.bandcamp.com/track/rest-your-weary-head-a-song-for-potterhanworth; see also www.facebook.com/songsfromtheoak)

3. Summer Harvest (1:47) – Hands of the Heron (Taken from the album ‘13 Moons’; see cuculirecords.bandcamp.com/album/13-moons & www.facebook.com/cuculirecords

4. EppyFest 9 promo (2:50) (This year’s EppyFest is happening over the weekend of the 16th and 17th July and tickets are available to pre-order now via www.tickettailor.com/events/eppyfest/337812/)

5. Forever (3:53) Schnauser (Taken from the forthcoming album ‘Altra Seccatura’; see schnauser.bandcamp.comwww.facebook.com/SchnauserMusic)

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

6. I’ll Find My Way Home (4:29) – Jon & Vangelis (Taken from the album ‘The Friends of Mr Cairo’; see www.jonanderson.com & http://elsew.com/)

7. Anne of Cleves (7:53) – Rick Wakeman (Taken from the album ‘The Six Wives of Henry VIII’; see www.rwcc.com/, www.facebook.com/RickWakemanMusic, & alanwhite.net/)

8. Lachrymose (4:01) – Sang Froid (Single available to buy via sangfroidfroidsang.bandcamp.com/track/lachrymose; see also www.facebook.com/sangfroidfroidsang)

9. SIMR (3:22) – Colouratura (Taken from the single ‘Toy Soldiers/SIMR’; see colouratura.bandcamp.com/album/toy-soldiers-simr-single & www.facebook.com/colouratura.album)

10. Ideas of Space (3:40) – Tess Roby (Taken from the album ‘Ideas of Space’; see tessroby.bandcamp.com/album/ideas-of-space & www.facebook.com/tessroby)

11. Here Come Bright Phoebe (5:06) Fowl (Taken from the EP ‘Mrs Hudson’; see fowl1.bandcamp.com/album/mrs-hudson & www.facebook.com/FOWL-110091251157637)

12. The Lamb (4:35) Aphrodite’s Child (Taken from the album ‘6 6 6’; see http://elsew.com/)

13. Obligations (3:14) Schnauser (Taken from the forthcoming album ‘Altra Seccatura’; see schnauser.bandcamp.comwww.facebook.com/SchnauserMusic)

14. Oblivion (7:35) – LINDE (Taken from the album ‘Circadian’; see maaikevanderlinde.bandcamp.com/album/circadian)

15. Perky Pat (6:03) – Hats Off Gentlemen It’s Adequate (Taken from the forthcoming album ‘The Confidence Trick’; see hatsoffgentlemen.bandcamp.com/album/the-confidence-trick, hatsoffgentlemen.com, & www.facebook.com/itsadequate

16. Nobody (3:57) – Circus Mircus (Taken from the EP ‘Circus Mircus’; see circusmircus.bandcamp.com/album/circus-mircus & www.facebook.com/circusmircusunofficial)

17. Heroes Awaken (4:58) – Steve Cochrane (Taken from the album ‘Heroes Awaken 30: Reimagined/Reawakened’; see stevecochrane.bandcamp.com/album/heroes-awaken-30-reimagined-reawakened)

18. Disko Arabesque (4:20) – Şatellites (Taken from the album ‘Şatellites’; see satellites-tlv.bandcamp.com/album/atellites & batovrecords.com/artists/satellites/)

19. Mother (4:57) – For Breakfast (Taken from the EP ‘Songs in the Key of O’; see glasshouserecords.bandcamp.com/album/songs-in-the-key-of-o & www.facebook.com/forbreakfastband)

20. Tigermoth (2022 Remaster) (7:42) – Karda Estra (Taken from the album ‘Alternate History 2’; see kardaestra.bandcamp.com/album/alternate-history-vol-2, kardaestra.wordpress.com & www.facebook.com/kardaestra/

21. Rachel’s Song (4:48) – Vangelis (Taken from the album ‘Blade Runner (Original Score from the Motion Picture)’; see http://elsew.com/)

22. Chateaux Faits De Vent (15:09) – Klaus Schulze (Taken from the album ‘Silhouettes’; see klausschulze.bandcamp.com/album/silhouettes & www.klaus-schulze.com

23. Roadworks (3:50) – Sang Froid (Single available to buy via sangfroidfroidsang.bandcamp.com/track/roadworks; see also www.facebook.com/sangfroidfroidsang)

24. Cloudwatching (7:18) – Andy Pickford (Taken from the album ‘Replicant’; see andypickford1.bandcamp.com/album/replicant & www.facebook.com/AndyPickfordMusic)

25. Waiting For The Night (6:07) – Depeche Mode (Taken from the album ‘Violator’; see www.depechemode.com/ & www.facebook.com/depechemode)

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 I’ll specifically focusing on the new album by Bubblemath. I hope to see you then.

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 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 291: Girl Swallows Nightingale Interview

This is the 291st 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). This show is largely built around an interview with singer-songwriter Marica Petrey from the art rock band Girl Swallows Nightingale, and so not surprisingly our feature album for this show is ‘Shapeshifter’, the band’s excellent 2020 debut, so you’ll hear three tracks from that. Other than that you can expect the usual eclectic musical mixture, including some tracks chosen by me and some chosen by the members of Girl Swallows Nightingale, plus we pay musical tribute to the film director Alan Parker who sadly passed away just recently. 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 27 minutes. Downloaded file is 134.3 MB.

1. The Shrine (9:07) – Jaga Jazzist (Taken from the album Pyramid’; see jagajazzist.bandcamp.com/album/jaga-jazzist-pyramid, jagajazzist.com/ & www.facebook.com/jagajazzist/)

2. Paragon (4:54) – TeamSquad (Taken from the EP ‘Sassbucket’; see teamsquad.bandcamp.com/album/sassbucket & www.facebook.com/teamsquadband)

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

3. Desdemona (3:38) – The Kids from “Fame” (Taken from the album ‘The Kids from “Fame”’; see www.discogs.com/artist/632604-The-Kids-From-Fame)

4. Harry Angel (7:58) – Trevor Jones (Taken from the album Angel Heart (Original Soundtrack)’; see www.trevorjonesfilmmusic.com/)

5. Shapeshifter (4:37) – Hobson’s Choice (Taken from the album ‘Of The Waves’; see www.hobsonschoicemusic.com/ & hobsonschoicemusic.bandcamp.com/album/of-the-waves)

Interview with Marica Petrey from Girl Swallows Nightingale

6. Girl Swallows Nightingale (5:29) – Girl Swallows Nightingale (Taken from the album ‘Shapeshifter′; see www.girlswallowsnightingale.com, girlswallowsnightingale.bandcamp.com/album/shapeshifter & www.facebook.com/GirlSwallowsNightingale/)

7. Iambic 9 Poetry (6:56) – Squarepusher (Taken from the album ‘Ultravisitor’; see squarepusher.net/, warp.net/artists/squarepusher/ & www.facebook.com/squarepusher)

8. A Little Piece (4:16) – The Jezabels (Taken from the EP ‘Dark Storm’; see thejezabels.com/)

9. Like a Little Rain (4:26) – Girl Swallows Nightingale (Taken from the album ‘Shapeshifter′; see www.girlswallowsnightingale.com, girlswallowsnightingale.bandcamp.com/album/shapeshifter & www.facebook.com/GirlSwallowsNightingale/)

10. Sing to the Moon (live) (5:51) – Snarky Puppy (feat. Laura Mvula & Michelle Willis) (Taken from the album ‘Family Dinner, Vol. 2’; see snarkypuppy.com/, www.facebook.com/lauramvulamusic/ & www.michellewillis.ca/)

11. Inner Universe (4:54) – Yoko Kanno ft. Origa (Taken from the album ‘Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex O.S.T.’; see www.jameswong.com/ykproject/core.html)

12. Future Fun (3:39) – Wood River (Taken from the album More Than I Can See’; see woodrivermusic.bandcamp.com/album/more-than-i-can-see & www.facebook.com/woodriverband/)

13. Vague As a Prayer (5:54) – Tadzio (Taken from the album ‘That Cold Grey Light’; see the-tadzio.bandcamp.com/album/that-cold-grey-light & www.facebook.com/tadzioband/)

14. Demons (5:23) – Girl Swallows Nightingale (Taken from the album ‘Shapeshifter′; see www.girlswallowsnightingale.com, girlswallowsnightingale.bandcamp.com/album/shapeshifter & www.facebook.com/GirlSwallowsNightingale/)

15. Idlewild (10:11) – Curved Light (Taken from the album ‘Primrose Path’; see curvedlight.bandcamp.com/album/primrose-path & www.facebook.com/curvedlight)

Thanks to all the musicians who contributed, particularly to Marica Petrey and the rest of Girl Swallows Nightingale, 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 should be back for the next show when I’ll be celebrating the 20th anniversary of the release of Goldfrapp’s debut album ‘Felt Mountain’, plus there will of course be the usual eclectic playlist, so I hope you’ll come back for that.

 

Episode 269: Best of 2018 – the best of the rest part 2

This is the 269th edition of the Epileptic Gibbon podcast music show and the playlist to accompany it. You should be able to CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD but note the shows are large files & 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). Following a run of shows where the focus has been on interviews, this time around I offer part 2 of my ‘best of the rest of 2018’, featuring some of the music that didn’t get featured in either my ‘EPs of 2018’ or in my ‘top 30 albums of 2018’ shows. We have a feature album this time, ‘A Revitalization’, by Trevin and the Lamanites, a jazz/psych/classical fusion project from Brooklyn, NY, so you will hear three tracks from that. Otherwise we’ll be covering the usual diverse selection of styles and genres so hopefully you will find much to enjoy. 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 10 minutes. Downloaded file is 118.7 MB.

1. New Heights (Visions of Aisha Malik) (7:02) – Kamaal Williams (Single available to download via kamaalwilliams.bandcamp.com/album/new-heights-snitches-brew; see also kamaalwilliams.bandcamp.com)

2. A Revitalization (I) (6:05) – Trevin and the Lamanites (Taken from the album ‘A Revitalization’; see trevinandthelamanites.bandcamp.com/album/a-revitalization & www.facebook.com/trevinandthelamanites/)

3. Your Own Ride (4:35) – David Crosby (Taken from the album ‘Here If You Listen’; see davidcrosby.com)

4. Time (6:10) – Poppy Ackroyd (Taken from the album ‘Resolve’; see poppy.bandcamp.com/album/resolve & poppyackroyd.com/)

5. Space 1998 (4:18) – Death and the Penguin (Taken from the album ‘Anomie’; see datpmusic.bandcamp.com/album/anomie & www.facebook.com/datpmusic)

6. Blossom (3:37) – Robin Kester (Taken from the EP ‘Peel the Skin’; see robinkester.bandcamp.com/album/peel-the-skin, www.robinkester.com/ & www.facebook.com/RobinKesterMusic)

7. Hands (4:07) – Chapelier Fou + German Suplex (Taken from the album ‘Deai’; see chapelierfou.bandcamp.com/album/deai, chapelierfoumusic.com, & www.facebook.com/chapelierfou)

8. Magmatic Warning (16:12) – All Traps On Earth (Taken from the album ‘A Drop of Light’; see alltrapsonearth.bandcamp.com & www.facebook.com/alltrapsonearth/)

9. Marianna (4:17) – Judy Dyble (Taken from the album ‘Earth Is Sleeping’; see judydyble.com/, hyperurl.co/EarthIsSleeping & www.facebook.com/judydybleofficial/)

10. Nostalgia of Pele (I) (4:13) – Trevin and the Lamanites (Taken from the album ‘A Revitalization’; see trevinandthelamanites.bandcamp.com/album/a-revitalization & www.facebook.com/trevinandthelamanites/)

11. Balanced On A Pin (4:30) – David Crosby (Taken from the album ‘Here If You Listen’; see davidcrosby.com)

12. Resolve (4:17) – Poppy Ackroyd (Taken from the album ‘Resolve’; see poppy.bandcamp.com/album/resolve & poppyackroyd.com/)

13. Eus Keus? (5:00) – Gwenno (Taken from the album Le Kov’; see www.gwenno.info & www.facebook.com/Gwennomusic/)

14. Abyssinia (4:00) – Death and the Penguin (Taken from the album ‘Anomie’; see datpmusic.bandcamp.com/album/anomie & www.facebook.com/datpmusic)

15. Pavonis Mons (6:14) – Trevin and the Lamanites (Taken from the album ‘A Revitalization’; see trevinandthelamanites.bandcamp.com/album/a-revitalization & www.facebook.com/trevinandthelamanites/)

16. Recouverte (7:31) – Chapelier Fou + German Suplex (Taken from the album ‘Deai’; see chapelierfou.bandcamp.com/album/deai, chapelierfoumusic.com, & www.facebook.com/chapelierfou)

17. She Now Owns A Heart Of Stone (7:01) – Judy Dyble (Taken from the album ‘Earth Is Sleeping’; see judydyble.com/, hyperurl.co/EarthIsSleeping & www.facebook.com/judydybleofficial/)

18. Clouds (3:39) – Robin Kester (Taken from the EP ‘Peel the Skin’; see robinkester.bandcamp.com/album/peel-the-skin, www.robinkester.com/ & www.facebook.com/RobinKesterMusic)

19. Downriver (6:57) – North Atlantic Oscillation (Taken from the album ‘Grind Show’; www.musicglue.com/northatlanticoscillation/ & www.facebook.com/northatlanticoscillation)  

20. Send In The Clowns (4:16) – Karmen Roivassepp Quartet (Taken from the album ‘Dance of Sounds’; danielsommer.bandcamp.com/album/karmen-roivassepp-quartet-dance-of-sounds & www.facebook.com/roivassepp/)

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. The show will return next time for another Halloween special, so be afraid, be very afraid…

Episode 256: An Eppysode for Ed

This is the 256th edition of the Epileptic Gibbon podcast music show and the playlist to accompany it. You should be able to CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD but note the shows are large files. Unfortunately the iTunes subscription no longer appears to be working so either download the show via the link above, or stream the show via Mixcloud (if you become a follower you can find out whenever I add new shows there) and the show can also be found on the Progzilla Radio Network (the show appears on Progzilla in alternate weeks). This a very special show for me personally as we’ll be celebrating the life and musical loves of my late friend and regular Eppy Gibbon listener, Ed Elloway. Ed very tragically passed away back in February of this year and this show will, if only in a very small way, pay tribute to him, by featuring music that we both loved, music that he introduced to me, and music that I introduced to him (both via the Eppy show & outside of it). There will also be tributes to Ed from other listeners along with tracks they’ve selected, & of course stories about Ed, shared experiences, & reflections on a great life, albeit one that ended far too soon. Ed loved so many different bands and artists that I decided not to pick a feature album or artist this time but instead to choose as wide ranging a mixture of music as possible, so that’s what you’re gonna get. Below you’ll find the track list, plus weblinks from where you can find more information about each artist.

Total running time: 2 hours & 35 minutes. Downloaded file is 141.8 MB.

1. Happiness Is Easy (6:34) – Talk Talk (Taken from the album ‘The Colour of Spring’; see www.facebook.com/Talk-Talk-Mark-Hollis-12307963901/

2. Vita Voom (4:48) – Ozric Tentacles (Taken from the album ‘Jurassic Shift’; see www.ozrics.com/)

3. Night Fire Dance (7 inch edit) (4:03) – Andreas Vollenweider (Taken from the single ‘Night Fire Dance′; see vollenweider.com/en)

A few words from Pontus Norshammar about his memories of Ed

4. Eagle (5:51) – ABBA (Taken from the album ‘The Album’; see www.abbasite.com/ & www.facebook.com/ABBA)

5. Can I Play With Madness (3:31) – Iron Maiden (Taken from the album ‘Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son’; see www.ironmaiden.com/ & www.facebook.com/ironmaiden)

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

6. Left to My Own Devices (8:17) – Pet Shop Boys (Taken from the album ‘Introspective′; see petshopboys.co.uk/)

7. I Bet You They Won’t Play This Song On The Radio (0:56) – Monty Python (Taken from the album Monty Python’s Contractual Obligation Album; see www.montypython.com

8. Night (4:40) – Paula Cole Band (B-side to the single ‘I Believe in Love’; see paulacole.com & www.facebook.com/paulacolemusic/)

9. Don’t Let Go (6:11) – Tom Baxter (Taken from the album ‘Feather & Stone’; see  www.tombaxter.com)

10. Follow You Follow Me (4:53) – Ed Alleyne-Johnson (Taken from the album ‘Echoes’; see www.facebook.com/EdAlleyneJohnson/)

11. One Man’s Fool (8:47) – Genesis (Taken from the album ‘Calling All Stations′; see www.genesis-music.com/ & www.facebook.com/genesis)

A few words from Rebsie Fairholm about her memories of Ed

12. Dream of Me (8:25) – The Violet Hour  (Taken from the album ‘The Fire Sermon’; see www.dorisbrendel.com/)

13. Davros (Leader of the Daleks) (4:07) – Project Adorno (Taken from the album ‘Cheap Sweets and Sequencers’; see www.projectadorno.net/)

14. One Of These Things First (4:52) – Nick Drake (Taken from the album ‘Bryter Layter’; see www.brytermusic.com/ & www.nickdrake.com)

15. 15H40 (4:56) – Lazuli (Taken from the album ‘4603 Battements‘; see www.lazuli-music.com/www.facebook.com/Groupe.LAZULI & www.last.fm/music/Lazuli)

16. From The Ground Up (5:34) – 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/)

17. Warm Wet Circles (Single edit) (4:23) – Marillion (Taken from the album ‘Clutching at Straws’; see marillion.com/ & www.facebook.com/MarillionOfficial/)

18. The Living Daylights (Single version) (4:14) – a-ha (Taken from the album ‘The Singles: 1984 – 2004′; see a-ha.com & www.facebook.com/officialaha/ 

19. Tammen varjossa (4:22) – Eleanoora Rosenholm (Taken from the ‘Tammen Varjossa’ EP; see fonal.com/artists/eleanoora-rosenholm/ & www.facebook.com/eleanoora/)

20. Paniikki taidemuseossa (4:59) Eleanoora Rosenholm (Taken from the ‘Tammen Varjossa′ EP; see fonal.com/artists/eleanoora-rosenholm/ & www.facebook.com/eleanoora/)

A few words from Michael Bearpark about his memories of Ed

21. Sleep in Deep (2:46) – Bel Canto (Taken from the album Shimmering, Warm and Bright; see belcanto.no/)

22. Theme from Harry’s Game (2:29) – Clannad (Taken from the album ‘The Essential Clannad’; see moyabrennan.com/www.facebook.com/ClannadMusic)

23. Crazy Raven (8:47) – The Poozies (Taken from the album ‘Chantoozies’; see www.poozies.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. For the next show I’ll be back again with another tribute to someone we’ve lost this year, as our feature artist will be none other than Peter Tork. In addition, you can expect the usual eclectic musical mixture, so I hope you’ll join me then.

Episode 251: Best of 2018, Top 30 pt 1

This is the 251st edition of the Epileptic Gibbon podcast music show and the playlist to accompany it. You should be able to CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD but note the shows are large files. Unfortunately the iTunes subscription no longer appears to be working so either download the show via the link above, or stream the show via Mixcloud (if you become a follower you can find out whenever I add new shows there) and the show can also be found on the Progzilla Radio Network (the show appears on Progzilla in alternate weeks). I hope you enjoyed the recent show from Daniel & Rebsie but with this show your usual presenter returns with part 1 (of 3) of his 30 favourite albums of 2018. 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 30 and 21 in the countdown. Below you’ll find the track list, plus weblinks from where you can find more information about each artist.

Total running time: 2 hours & 2 minutes. Downloaded file is 111.5 MB.

1. The Faith Healer (7:12) – The Sensational Alex Harvey Band (Taken from the album ‘Next’; see www.facebook.com/tedmckenna.co.uk/ & medium.com/@EddyBamyasi/the-sensational-alex-harvey-band-albums-ranked-worst-to-best-312ec8f11c45

2. Optimum Delirium (3:53) – The Dowling Poole (Single available to download via 369music.bandcamp.com/track/optimum-delirium; see also thedowlingpoole.com/ & www.facebook.com/TheDowlingPoole/)

3. Back to the Rhythm (4:33) – Gumshen (Taken from the album ‘One Time Supershow’; see gumshen.bandcamp.com, gumshen.com/ & www.facebook.com/Gumshen)

4. Opening Line (4:52) – Gumshen (Taken from the album ‘One Time Supershow’; see gumshen.bandcamp.com, gumshen.com/ & www.facebook.com/Gumshen)

5. Inside Her Shimmering Agony (3:13) – Ashley Reaks (Taken from the album ‘The Earth Swan Sings Again’; see www.ashleyreaks.com/, ashleyreaks.bandcamp.com/album/the-earth-swan-sings-again & www.facebook.com/ashleyreaksart)

6. Today Hurts More Than Mercy (5:37) – Ashley Reaks (Taken from the album ‘The Earth Swan Sings Again’; see www.ashleyreaks.com/, ashleyreaks.bandcamp.com/album/the-earth-swan-sings-again & www.facebook.com/ashleyreaksart)

7. Ghost (3:35) – Richard Wileman (Taken from the album ‘Veil’; see richardwileman.bandcamp.com/album/veilkardaestra.wordpress.com)

8. Alice Afternoon (4:32) – Richard Wileman (Taken from the album ‘Veil’; see richardwileman.bandcamp.com/album/veilkardaestra.wordpress.com)

9. Solar Flares (4:37) – Leaving Richmond (Taken from the album ‘Subcircuits; see leavingrichmond.tumblr.com/, leavingrichmond.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/leavingrichmond)

10. We Found Us (5:10) – Leaving Richmond (Taken from the album ‘Subcircuits; see leavingrichmond.tumblr.com/, leavingrichmond.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/leavingrichmond)

11. Did I Dream? Parts I to IV (5:49)  The Hare and Hoofe (Taken from the album ‘The Terror of Melton’; see thehareandhoofe.bandcamp.com/album/the-terror-of-melton,  thehareandhoofe.wordpress.com & www.facebook.com/TheHareAndHoofe)

12. The Ballad of Layser Manne (3:54) – The Hare and Hoofe (Taken from the album ‘The Terror of Melton’; see thehareandhoofe.bandcamp.com/album/the-terror-of-melton,  thehareandhoofe.wordpress.com & www.facebook.com/TheHareAndHoofe)

13. Raven (4:58) GoGo Penguin (Taken from the album ‘A Humdrum Star’; see gogopenguin.co.uk/www.facebook.com/Gogopenguin)

14. Reactor (6:17) – GoGo Penguin (Taken from the album ‘A Humdrum Star’; see gogopenguin.co.uk/www.facebook.com/Gogopenguin)

15. Nobody Here (5:31) – Tunng (Taken from the album ‘Songs You Make At Night’; see tunng.bandcamp.com/album/songs-you-make-at-night, tunng.co.uk/ & www.facebook.com/thisistunng/

16. Crow (3:46) – Tunng (Taken from the album ‘Songs You Make At Night’; see tunng.bandcamp.com/album/songs-you-make-at-night, tunng.co.uk/ & www.facebook.com/thisistunng/

17. Julia’s Call (3:38) – Lake Ruth (Taken from the album ‘Birds of America’; see lakeruth.bandcamp.com/album/birds-of-americawww.facebook.com/lakeruthmusic/)

18. The Cross of Lorraine (4:55) – Lake Ruth (Taken from the album ‘Birds of America’; see lakeruth.bandcamp.com/album/birds-of-americawww.facebook.com/lakeruthmusic/)

19. Humbled And Broken (5:40) – Tonochrome (Taken from the album ‘A Map In Fragments’; see www.tonochrome.com/, tonochrome.bandcamp.com & www.facebook.com/tonochrome/

20. The Gates (3:59) Tonochrome (Taken from the album ‘A Map In Fragments’; see www.tonochrome.com/, tonochrome.bandcamp.com & www.facebook.com/tonochrome/

21. This Is The Space (3:45) – Tim Burness (Taken from the album ‘Interconnected′; see timburness.bandcamp.com/album/interconnected, www.timburness.comwww.facebook.com/pages/Tim-Burness/195607947167604)  

22. Beautiful World (7:04) – Tim Burness (Taken from the album ‘Interconnected′; see timburness.bandcamp.com/album/interconnected, www.timburness.comwww.facebook.com/pages/Tim-Burness/195607947167604)

Thanks to all the musicians who contributed and to all listeners. Send us comments if you like what you hear (or even if you don’t… feedback is so important!). If you want to keep up to date with news about the show, EppyFest, or just chat with other listeners, don’t forget that there’s a Facebook group – just search for the Eppy Gibbon Podcast Show on Facebook and request to join, plus don’t forget that we’re now part of the Progzilla Radio Network. For the next show I’ll be back again continuing my countdown of my favourite albums of 2018, as we reach the albums I’ve placed from 20 to 11, so I hope you’ll join me for that.

 

Episode 208: EppyFest Mini Preview

This is the 208th edition of the Epileptic Gibbon podcast music show and the playlist to accompany it. You may be able to CLICK HERE TO LISTEN 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). Thanks to Daniel Staniforth and Rebsie Fairholm for filling in for me in fine style on the last show, but I’m back this time to preview my own upcoming live music event EppyFest Mini, happening in Cheltenham on Saturday 29th July. We also have a feature album, which this time has an EppyFest connection as it’s ‘Irritant’, the brand new album by Schnauser who are headlining EppyFest Mini. We’ll also cover the usual diverse selection of styles and genres, as we feature music from the other four bands/acts on at EppyFest Mini, play tracks from some new releases, & pay tribute to a couple of people who have left this mortal coil in the past month. Below you’ll find the track list, plus weblinks from where you can find more information about each artist.

Total running time: 1 hour & 58 minutes. Downloaded file is 108.2 MB.

1. Elected (3:42) – Alice Cooper (Taken from the album ‘Mascara and Monsters: The Best of Alice Cooper’; see www.alicecooper.com/www.facebook.com/AliceCooper/)

2. Hypertension (4:16) – Schnauser (Taken from the album ‘Irritant’; see www.schnauser.co.uk/, schnauser.bandcamp.com/album/irritant & www.facebook.com/SchnauserMusic)

3. Wandering Star (3:39) – Marvin B. Naylor (Taken from the album ‘The Spiral Sky’; see marvinbnaylor.com & marvinbnaylormusic.bandcamp.com)

4. Satellites (4:42) – Tom Slatter (Taken from the album ‘Happy People’; see tomslatter.bandcamp.com/album/happy-people, www.tomslatter.co.uk/www.facebook.com/tomslattermusic & www.badelephant.co.uk/)

5. Dawn of the 2D Trees (2:44) – Mister Pongle (Taken from the single/EP ‘Timeliness’; see www.misterpongle.co.uk/, misterpongle.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/MisterPongle/)

6. AYU (As Yet Untitled) (4:06) – Matt Baber (Not currently available to buy but may appear on an album at some point; see troopersforsound.com/www.facebook.com/mattbaberpiano/)

7. Coffin Song (3:55) – Candythief (Taken from the album ‘Partisan’; see candythief.com/, candythief.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/candythiefmusic)

8. Teilhard de Chardin (4:18) – Neil Campbell (Taken from the album ‘eMErgence’; see www.neilcampbell.org.uk/, neilcampbell.bandcamp.com/ & www.cdbaby.com/cd/neilcampbell3)

9. A New Atmosphere (8:23) – Schnauser (Taken from the album ‘Irritant’; see www.schnauser.co.uk/, schnauser.bandcamp.com/album/irritant & www.facebook.com/SchnauserMusic)

10. Eppy Birthday Song (1:29) – Mister Pongle (Exclusive track not otherwise available; see www.misterpongle.co.uk/, misterpongle.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/MisterPongle/)

11. Inexorable (3:20) – The Neil Campbell Collective (Not currently available to buy but may appear on an album at some point; see www.neilcampbell.org.uk/)

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

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

13. Slave To The Rhythm (4:21) – Grace Jones (Taken from the compilation album ‘Island Life’; see missgracejones.com/)

14. Main Theme from Outskirts (5:39) – Matt Baber (Taken from the album ‘Outskirts’; see troopersforsound.com/catalogue/matt-baber/outskirts/ & mattbaber.bandcamp.com/album/outskirts)

15. Jeanine (1:23) – Mister Pongle (Not currently available to buy but may appear on an album at some point; see www.misterpongle.co.uk/, misterpongle.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/MisterPongle/)

16. Re-Mortgaging The Nest of Hairs (4:12) – Schnauser (Taken from the album ‘Irritant’; see www.schnauser.co.uk/, schnauser.bandcamp.com/album/irritant & www.facebook.com/SchnauserMusic)

17. Marching Song (4:20) – Candythief (A close-to-being-finished mix of a song set to appear on the forthcoming new Candythief album; see candythief.com/, candythief.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/candythiefmusic)

18. Fields Within Fields (4:54) – Neil Campbell (Taken from the album ‘eMErgence’; see www.neilcampbell.org.uk/, neilcampbell.bandcamp.com/ & www.cdbaby.com/cd/neilcampbell3)

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19. Surprise, Surprise (4:07) – Caravan (Taken from the album ‘For Girls Who Grow Plump in the Night‘; see www.caravan-info.co.uk/#/ & www.last.fm/music/Caravan)

20. Dreaming Of A New World (3:37) – Tim Burness (Taken from the album ‘Whose Dream Are You Living? (2017 CD version)’; see timburness.bandcamp.com, www.timburness.com/ & www.facebook.com/Tim-Burness-195607947167604/)

21. Stacks (6:04) – James Lindsay (Taken from the album ‘Strand’; see jameslindsaymusic.com/jameslindsaymusic.bandcamp.comwww.facebook.com/jameslmusic)

22. Live And Let Die (3:12) – Paul McCartney And Wings (Taken from the album ‘Live And Let Die (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)’; see www.paulmccartney.com & www.facebook.com/PaulMcCartney/)

23. Black Hole Sun (5:18) – Soundgarden (Taken from the album ‘Superunknown’; see www.soundgardenworld.com & www.facebook.com/Soundgarden)

24. The Trees they do Grow High (feat. Flora Dempsey) (6:11) – Spacedog (Taken from the album ‘Juice for the Baby’; see www.spacedogmusic.com/ & spacedog.bandcamp.com/album/juice-for-the-baby)

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 should be back again next time with his half-term report of the musical year of 2017, so we hope you’ll be back to listen to that show.

Episode 185: Half-term Report, 2016

This is the 185th 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). Many thanks to Daniel & Rebsie of Alchymical Muse for kindly sitting in for me and producing such a fabulous show last time, but now that EppyFest is over for another year, it’s me back in the saddle again. And I return with a half-term report; a show filled with some of the best music released in the first six to seven months of 2016. There’s no feature album this time, but you can expect the usual diverse selection of styles and genres, it’s just that all the music is taken from the first half of 2016. Below you’ll find the track list, plus weblinks from where you can find more information about each artist.

Total running time: 2 hours & 38 minutes. Downloaded file is 144.3 MB.

1. Folklore (7:31) – Big Big Train (Taken from the album ‘Folklore’; see bigbigtrain.com/, bigbigtrain.bandcamp.com/album/folklore, & www.facebook.com/bigbigtrain/)

2. Timeless (1:59) – Mister Pongle (Taken from the single/EP ‘Timeliness’; see www.misterpongle.co.uk/, misterpongle.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/MisterPongle/)

3. Waiting for the Lights to Go Out (1:38) – The Trudy (Taken from the album ‘Always Never Beautiful Forever’; see www.thetrudy.co.uk/, thetrudy.bandcamp.com/www.facebook.com/The-Trudy-169765433591/)

4. Good Lava (3:38) – Esperanza Spalding (Taken from the album ‘Emily’s D+Evolution’; see www.esperanzaspalding.com/#emily & www.facebook.com/EsperanzaSpalding/)

5. Bring Back the Glow (3:50) – The Dowling Poole (Taken from the album ‘One Hyde Park; see thedowlingpoole.com/, www.facebook.com/thedowlingpoole & 369music.bandcamp.com)

6. Lazarus (6:22) – David Bowie (Taken from the album ‘Blackstar’; see www.davidbowie.com)

7. Leak Water (4:41) – Bent Knee (Taken from the album ‘Say So’; see www.bentkneemusic.com/, bentknee.bandcamp.com/, & www.facebook.com/bentkneemusic)

8. Beneath a Perfect Sky (3:47) – Tony Patterson (Taken from the album ‘Equations of Meaning; see shop.cherryred.co.uk/shopexd.asp?id=5292www.facebook.com/Tony-Patterson-281383288556282/?fref=ts)

9. Spanish Ladies (3:55) – Admirals Hard (Taken from the album ‘Upon A Painted Ocean’; see www.thegenepool.co.uk/artists/ADMIRALS+HARD.htm &        www.facebook.com/admiralshard/)

10. Polydactyl (2:58) – Godzilla Black (Taken from the album ‘Press The Flesh’; see godzillablack.com/ & www.facebook.com/godzillablack/)

11. Protest (4:44) – GoGo Penguin (Taken from the album ‘Man Made Object’; see gogopenguin.co.uk/www.facebook.com/Gogopenguin)

12. The City of my Dreams (7:04) – Mike Kershaw (Taken from the album ‘What Lies Beneath’; see www.kershmusic.com/, www.facebook.com/Mike-Kershaw-144511622309101/?fref=tsmikekershaw.bandcamp.com & music.badelephant.co.uk/)

13. Mercy Nurse (4:11) – The Display Team (Taken from the album ‘Shifts’; see thedisplayteam.bandcamp.com/www.facebook.com/TheDisplayTeam/)

14. I Am Lost (7:14) – Knifeworld (Taken from the album ‘Bottled Out of Eden’; see www.knifeworld.co.uk/www.facebook.com/knifeworld & www.insideoutmusic.com/artist.aspx?IdArtist=773)

15. Pedigree Chums (3:58) – Purson (Taken from the album ‘Desire’s Magic Theatre’; see www.purson.co.uk/ & www.facebook.com/pursontheband)

16. Red Giant (6:06) – Haken (Taken from the album ‘Affinity’; see www.hakenmusic.com/ & www.facebook.com/HakenOfficial)

17. Stargazing (4:32) – She Makes War (Taken from the album ‘Direction of Travel’; see www.shemakeswar.com/, shemakeswar.bandcamp.com/www.facebook.com/SheMakesWar)

18. Obsidian Counterpoint (4:56) – Tim Hecker (Taken from the album ‘Love Streams’; see sunblind.net/ & www.facebook.com/timheckermusic/)

19. Moonsets of Aerah (3:36) – Marvin B. Naylor (Taken from the ‘Human God’ EP; see marvinbnaylormusic.bandcamp.com/album/human-god & marvinbnaylor.com/)

20. Here at the Western World (3:51) – Sanguine Hum (Taken from the album ‘What We Ask Is Where We Begin’; see shop.cherryred.co.uk/shopexd.asp?id=5268, troopersforsound.com/catalogue/ & www.facebook.com/SanguineHum)

21. Bucolics Anonymous (4:35) – The Trudy (Taken from the album ‘Always Never Beautiful Forever’; see www.thetrudy.co.uk/, thetrudy.bandcamp.com/www.facebook.com/The-Trudy-169765433591/)

22. Here Lies A Mermaid (6:35) – Lyrian (Taken from the album ‘The Jester’s Quest in the City of Glass’; see www.medievalrecords.co.uk/lyrian.htmllyrian.bandcamp.comwww.facebook.com/Lyrian-28942418424/)

23. Le lierre  (5:54) – Lazuli (Taken from the album Nos âmes Saoules; see www.lazuli-music.com/ & fr-fr.facebook.com/Groupe.LAZULI)

24. Fading (5:53) – Fractal Mirror (Taken from the album ‘Slow Burn 1’; see www.fractalmirror.net/, www.facebook.com/fractal.mirror & fractalmirror.bandcamp.com/album/slow-burn-1)

25. Little Mice (4:03) – Mothertongue (Taken from the album ‘Unsongs’; see  www.mothertongue.me.uk/, www.facebook.com/mothertongued, & mothertonguemusic.bandcamp.com/album/unsongs)

26. A Hallucination (8:04) – Bleeding Heart Pigeons (Taken from the album ‘Is; see  bleedingheartpigeons.com/, www.facebook.com/BleedingHeartPigeonssoundcloud.com/bleedingheartpigeons)

27. I Know What I Know (3:31) The Monkees (Taken from the album ‘Good Times!’; see www.monkees.com/, www.facebook.com/TheMonkees & www.monkees.net/)

28. I Can’t Give Everything Away (5:47)  David Bowie (Taken from the album ‘Blackstar’; see www.davidbowie.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. I should be back for the next show, hopefully with yet another of my reviews of some of the best music that came out last year (yes, I am still doing my review of 2015), so I hope you’ll join me for the next edition of the show.