Episode 219: The Outside-In Man

November 12, 2017 at 9:57 pm (Uncategorized) (, , , , , , , , , , )

This is the 219th 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). On this show we have a special guest, Damon Waitkus, founder member of the US band Jack O’ The Clock, and we’ll be talking to him about the history, present and future of the band. There’s no feature album this time but we will be playing a lot of Jack O’ The Clock music, including some brand new tracks, plus Damon will be choosing some of the music, and overall you can expect the usual eclectic musical mix, including lots of 2017 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 & 6 minutes. Downloaded file is 115 MB.

1. Frankenstein (Cleft Cover) (3:25) – Thumpermonkey (Single to raise funds for Dan from the band Cleft, available as a digital download via thumpermonkey.bandcamp.com/album/frankenstein-cleft-cover; see also www.justgiving.com/fundraising/danbeatcancer for more details about Dan’s campaign & thumpermonkey.com/ for more details about Thumpermonkey)

2. Here Comes The Band! (4:54) – Heatwarmer (Taken from the album ‘Here Comes The Band’; see heatwarmer.cool/, heatwarmer.bandcamp.com & www.facebook.com/heatwarmer/)

3. Bea (4:41) – Spindle Ensemble (Taken from the album ‘Bea‘; see spindleensemble.bandcamp.com/album/Bea & www.bloommusic.co.uk/artists/spindle-ensemble/)

4. Earth Dragon Part 2 (3:30) – Charlie Cawood (Taken from the album ‘The Divine Abstract’; see charliecawood.bandcamp.com & music.badelephant.co.uk/music)

Interview with Damon Waitkus of Jack O’ The Clock

5. Aspen (8:45) – Jack O’ The Clock (Taken from the album ‘Rare Weather′; see jackotheclock.bandcamp.com/, jackotheclock.com/Jack_O_The_Clock.htmlwww.facebook.com/JackOTheClock/?fref=ts)

6. Late Night Shopping (2:54) – David Sylvian (Taken from the album ‘Blemish′; see www.davidsylvian.com/)

7. Hyper-Ballad (6:59) – Jack O’ The Clock (Taken from the album ‘Outsider Songs; see jackotheclock.bandcamp.com/album/outsider-songs & jackotheclock.com/Jack_O_The_Clock.html)

8. The Old Man and the Table Saw (10:31) – Jack O’ The Clock (Taken from the album ‘Repetitions of the Old City – I; see jackotheclock.bandcamp.com/, jackotheclock.com/Jack_O_The_Clock.htmlwww.facebook.com/JackOTheClock/?fref=ts)

9. Sein Chit Tee A Mhat Ta Ya (arr. C.J. Miller) (4:26) – Bang On A Can All-Stars & Kyaw Kyaw Naing (Taken from the album ‘Bang On A Can Meets Kyaw Kyaw Naing’; see bangonacan.bandcamp.com/album/bang-on-a-can-meets-kyaw-kyaw-naing, bangonacan.org/ & cantaloupemusic.com/artists/kyaw-kyaw-naing)

10. Where the Truth Lies (4:49) – MoeTar (Taken from the album ‘Entropy of the Century’; see www.moetar.com, www.magnacarta.net/moetar/ & www.facebook.com/MoeTar)

11. Island Time (5:29) – Jack O’ The Clock (Preview of a track that will be on the forthcoming album ‘Repetitions of the Old City – II; see jackotheclock.com/Jack_O_The_Clock.html)

12. Guru on the Road (5:47) – Jack O’ The Clock (Preview of a track that will be on the forthcoming album ‘Repetitions of the Old City – II; see jackotheclock.com/Jack_O_The_Clock.html)

13. Wake Him (2:35) – Dear Reader (Taken from the album ‘Day Fever’; see dearreadermusic.bandcamp.com/album/day-fever & www.dearreadermusic.com)

14. Farther, Faster, Safer (7:36) – Daniel Carlson (Taken from the album ‘Not A Drawing’; see www.danielcarlson.com/ & folkwit.com/artists/daniel-carlson)

Thanks to all the musicians who contributed and to all listeners, and of course to Damon Waitkus. 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. Next time I’ll be very busy with work but the show will continue thanks to guest presenters Rebsie & Daniel; you can expect the same typically eclectic mixture of music, only different, so I hope you’ll come back for that.

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Episode 207: The Secrets Broker

June 1, 2017 at 9:03 pm (Uncategorized) (, , , , , , , )

This is the 207th 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). Your regular host is currently snowed under with work, so Daniel Staniforth and Rebsie Fairholm are kindly sitting in again to present one of their takes on Eppy Gibbon music. The feature artist is Dick Langford, and there will be three tracks from his various projects. Otherwise you can expect the usual diverse selection of styles and genres. Below you’ll find the track list, plus weblinks from where you can find more information about each artist.

Total running time: 2 hours & 7 minutes. Downloaded file is 116 MB.

1. Sunrise (Eyes of the Young) (4:05) – Flaming Lips (Taken from the album ‘Oczy Mlody’; see www.flaminglips.com)

2. Benzaiten (God of Music and Water) (3:37) – Osamu Kitajima (Taken from the album ‘Benzaiten’; see www.eastquest.com)

3. Metamorphosis: I’m Going to Make a Cake (3:41) – Lavinia Meijer (Taken from the album ‘Philip Glass: Metamorphosis’; see www.laviniameijer.com)

4. Knocker Boys (4:26) – Tricks Upon Travellers (Dick Langford) (Taken from the album ‘From Another Plaice’; see store.cdbaby.com/cd/tricksut2www.facebook.com/amokoperatut)

5. Mirage (3:18) – Moondog (Taken from the album ‘A New Sound of an Old Instrument’; see www.moondogscorner.de/www.last.fm/music/Moondog)

6. Back Street Luv (3:37) – Curved Air (Taken from the album ‘Second Album’; see www.curvedair.com)

7. Jesus Christ Pose (5:51) – Soundgarden (Taken from the album ‘Badmotorfinger’; see www.soundgardenworld.com)

8. Sugar for the Pill (4:31) – Slowdive (Taken from the album ‘Slowdive’; see www.slowdiveofficial.com)

9. Marv Pontkalleg (3:38) – Alan Stivell (Taken from the album ‘Renaissance of the Celtic Harp’; see www.alanstivell.bzh)

10. Me and My Woman (13:04) – Roy Harper (Taken from the album ‘Stormcock’; see www.royharper.co.uk)

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

11. Black Houses (5:12) – Modern English (Taken from the album ‘Mesh & Lace’; see www.modernenglish.me)

12. Vote For Me (5:52) – Dick Langford (Taken from the album ‘Amokopera’ (not yet released); see www.facebook.com/amokoperatut/)

13. Wondering (4:12) – Xiu Xiu (Taken from the album ‘Forget’; see www.xiuxiu.org)

14. Bride Divine (3:32) – Robbie Basho (Taken from the album ‘Zarthus’; www.robbiebasho-archives.info)

15. Houses (3:35) – Søren (Taken from yet to be released album ‘Stargazing’; see www.youtube.com)

16. The Skater (3:24) – Midwinter (Taken from the album ‘The Waters of Sweet Sorrow’; see www.progarchives.com/artist.asp?id=2003)

17. Human God (5:23) – Marvin B. Naylor (Taken from the album ‘The Spiral Sky’; see marvinbnaylor.com & marvinbnaylormusic.bandcamp.com)

18. Brown Bread (3:29) – Dick Langford (Taken from the album ‘Amokopera’ (not yet released); see www.facebook.com/amokoperatut/)

19. Leaf and Stream (4:06) – Wishbone Ash (Taken from the album ‘Argus’; see wishboneash.com)

20. Cold is Being (3:05) – Renaissance (Taken from the album ‘Turn of the Cards’; see renaissancetouring.com)

21. Baker St. Muse (16:42) – Jethro Tull (Taken from the album ‘Minstrel in the Gallery’; see jethrotull.com)

Thanks to all the musicians who contributed and to all listeners, and a special thanks to Daniel & Rebsie for sitting in. Send us comments if you like what you hear (or even if you don’t… feedback is so important!). If you want to keep up to date with news about the show, EppyFest, or just chat with other listeners, don’t forget that there’s a Facebook group – just search for the Eppy Gibbon Podcast Show on Facebook and request to join, plus don’t forget that we’re now part of the Progzilla Radio Network. Eppy should be be back next time with a preview of EppyFest Mini, so we hope you’ll be back to listen to the next edition of the show.

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Episode 198: The Wringer

January 25, 2017 at 9:30 pm (Uncategorized) (, , , , , , )

This is the 198th 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 is now appearing on Progzilla in alternate weeks). This current show sees Rebsie & Daniel from Alchymical Muse sitting in again for your regular host who is busy with his day job. The feature album is ‘Cedar Spirits’ by Cedar Spirits and there is also the usual eclectic mixture of music too. Below you’ll find the track list, plus weblinks from where you can find more information about each artist.

Don’t forget that we’re looking for listeners to pick their top five favourite bands/artists that we’ve played over the past 10 years (they can be established acts you already knew about or artists that you specifically discovered via the show) for a forthcoming 10th anniversary special. You can pick whoever you like, the only rule is that they must have been played on the show at least once in the past 10 years. You can post your choices as a comment to this post or via the Eppy Gibbon Podcast Show Facebook group. I’ll need your votes by early April, 2017.

Total running time: 2 hours & 4 minutes. Downloaded file is 113.2 MB.

1. Down in Yon Forest (3:28) – Bella Hardy (Taken from the album ‘Night Visiting’; see www.bellahardy.com)

2. Odal (5:31) – Wardruna (Taken from the album ‘Runaljod-Ragnarok; see www.wardruna.com)

3. Obscura (3:26) – Adam Hurst (Taken from the album ‘Obscura’; see www.worldcello.com)

4. Zarathustra – L’ultimo Uomo [excerpt] (3:58) – Museo Rosenbach (Taken from the album ‘Zarathustra’; see www.italianprog.com/a_rosenbach.htm)

5. Your Gold Dress (4:42) – The Dukes of Stratosphear (Taken from the album ‘25 O’Clock; see www.ape.uk.net/quicktime/index.html)

6. To You, I Give Myself (6:34) – Cedar Spirits (Taken from the album ‘Cedar Spirits’; see glassthroatrecordings.bandcamp.com/album/cedar-spirits)

7. Two Tears (4:14) – Eliza Carthy (Taken from the album ‘Dreams of Breathing Underwater’; see www.elizacarthy.com)

8. A Soul’s Delight (4:31) – Ekova (Taken from the album ‘Space Lullabies and Other Fantasmagore’; see myspace.com/ekova)

9. Wind Song (3:53) – Jade Warrior (Taken from the album ‘Kites’; see www.jadewarrior.com)

10. Aerial Boundaries (4:45) – Michael Hedges (Taken from the album ‘Aerial Boundaries’; see www.nomadland.com)

11. Signal to Noise (7:37) – Peter Gabriel (Taken from the album Up; see petergabriel.com)

12. My Super Powers (4:44) – Martin Austwick (Taken from the album ‘Through Intermittent Rain’; see www.thesoundoftheladies.com)

13. Wild Serenity (7:05) – Cedar Spirits (Taken from the album ‘Cedar Spirits’; see glassthroatrecordings.bandcamp.com/album/cedar-spirits)

14. Killing A Little Time (3:48) – David Bowie (Taken from the EP ‘No Plan’; see legacy.davidbowie.com)

15. White Angel (4:56) – Birch Book (Taken from the album ‘A Hand Full of Days’; see www.ingowanring.com)

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

16. Girl Song (3:21) – Nightmares in Wax (Taken from the EP ‘Nightmares in Wax’; see www.discogs.com/artist/129854-Nightmares-In-Wax)

17. Another Day (2:59) – This Mortal Coil (Taken from the album ‘It’ll End in Tears’; see 4ad.com/artists/thismortalcoil)

18. Keeper of the Woods (5:05) – Cedar Spirits (Taken from the album ‘Cedar Spirits’; see glassthroatrecordings.bandcamp.com/album/cedar-spirits)

19. Second Sage (2:06) – Mourn (Taken from the album ‘Ha, Ha, He’; see mournct.bandcamp.com)

20. The Water (4:21) – Johnny Flynn & the Sus (Taken from the album ‘Been Listening’; see johnny-flynn.com)

21. Too Many Voices (2:00) – Andy Stott (Taken from the album ‘Too Many Voices’; see www.last.fm/music/Andy+Stott)

22. The Herald (12:11) – Comus (Taken from the album ‘First Utterance’see www.comusmusic.co.uk)

Thanks, as always, to everyone involved with this show, musicians and listeners alike. Send me 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. Regular host Eppy returns for the next show, which sees him begin his countdown of his top 30 albums of 2016 , so I hope you’ll come back for that.

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Episode 161: Moseley and The Monkees

August 24, 2015 at 11:03 pm (Uncategorized) (, , , , , , , , , , )

This is the 161st 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 will be on the Progzilla Radio Network soon (the show is now appearing on Progzilla in alternate weeks). This show is partly previewing the Moseley Folk Festival, so there will be lots of tracks from bands appearing at that, including a feature album, ‘Headquarters’ by The Monkees, who are headlining the Sunday night of the festival. There will be also be the usual diverse selection of styles and genres, including prog rock, folk, jazz, electronica, psych pop, pronk rock, avant prog, film soundtrack music and all sorts of other weird & wonderful 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 & 48 minutes. Downloaded file is 153.7 MB.

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

1. The Border (5:52) – Tony Banks (Taken from the album ‘Bankstatement; see www.tonybanksmusic.com/abouttonybanks.php & www.facebook.com/tonybanksofficial)

2. Magpie (5:08) – The Unthanks (Taken from the album ‘Mount the Air; see www.the-unthanks.com/ & www.facebook.com/pages/The-Unthanks/202472563113172)

3. Magnet In Your Face (1:41) – The Fierce And The Dead (Taken from the ‘Magnet’ EP; see www.fierceandthedead.com/, thefierceandthedead.bandcamp.com/album/magnet & www.facebook.com/fierceandthedead?fref=ts)

4. Shades Of Gray (3:23) – The Monkees (Taken from the album ‘Headquarters’; see www.monkees.com/ & www.monkees.net/)

5. Wheezyboy (4:36) – Thumpermonkey (Taken from the album ‘Sleep Furiously’; see thumpermonkey.com/, thumpermonkey.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/pages/Thumpermonkey/18593072451?fref=ts)

6.  Enemies Forever (3:09) – Rael Jones (Taken from the soundtrack album to the film ‘Suite Française’; see www.raeljones.com/ & www.facebook.com/raeljonesmusic)

7. Kubla Khan (3:55) – Kirsten Morrison (Taken from the album ‘Proserpine’s Gold; see www.kirstenmorrisonmusic.co.uk/Kirsten_Morrison_Music/Home.html, microspiral.com/forthcoming-kirsten-morrison-proserpines-gold-album/ & www.facebook.com/pages/Kirsten-Morrison-Music/233113536746874)

8. God Speed the Plough (5:29) – Stackridge (Taken from the album ‘The Man In The Bowler Hat; see www.stackridge.net/ & www.facebook.com/pages/Stackridge/110285809010957)

9. Song for Melan and Rafik (5:57) – Tigran Hamasyan (Taken from the album ‘Mockroot’; see www.tigranhamasyan.com/www.facebook.com/TigranHamasyan)

10. Break (2:20) – DJ Food (Taken from the album ‘Kaleidoscope’; see www.djfood.org/djfood/, ninjatune.net/artist/dj-food & ninjatune.net/release/dj-food/kaleidoscope)

11. Break (6:35) – Andy Pickford (Not currently available to buy but likely to appear on the forthcoming new album by Andy called ‘Vanguard’; see andypickfordmusic.webplus.net/, andypickford1.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/AndyPickfordMusic)

12. Access it before it’s too late (3:57) – Stepmother (Taken from the album ‘Calvary Greetings’; see www.knockemdeadrecords.com/shop-stepmother-calvary-greetings-cd.html)

13. E= (4:21) – Neil Campbell (Taken from the album ‘eMErgence’; see www.neilcampbell.org.uk/ & www.cdbaby.com/cd/neilcampbell3)

14. Sarah (3:43) – The Cadbury Sisters (Taken from the EP Sarah; see www.thecadburysisters.com/, thecadburysisters.bandcamp.com/www.facebook.com/thecadburysisters)

15. Core (2:28) – Cardiacs (Taken from the album ‘Heaven Born And Ever Bright’; see www.cardiacs.net/)

16. Core (4:24) – Aureole (Taken from the album ‘Spinal Reflex’; see aureolemusic.net/, kilk.jp/en/archives/1494 & itunes.apple.com/us/album/spinal-reflex/id994376897)

17. Carthy’s Reel/The Return To Camden Town (2:30) – Martin Carthy & Dave Swarbrick (Taken from the album ‘Skin + Bone’; see www.watersoncarthy.com/id22.htm & www.folkicons.co.uk/swarb.htm)

18. Billy Boy/The Widow’s Wedding (5:09) – Eliza Carthy (Taken from the album ‘Red; see www.eliza-carthy.com/www.facebook.com/elizacarthy & www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/19205396-3f90-4a8b-b085-a795df242a62)

19. Severna (4:59) – A Troop of Echoes (Taken from the album ‘The Longest Year on Record’; see atroopofechoes.com/?page_id=2, atroopofechoes.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/atroopofechoes)

20. Faces of Darkness (6:25) – Pendragon (Taken from the album ‘Men Who Climb Mountains’; see www.pendragon.mu/, pendragon3.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/pages/Pendragon/129554387094423)

21. Andromeda Approaches! (3:58) – Karda Estra (Taken from the The Sees and The Stars’ EP; see www.kardaestra.co.uk/, kardaestra.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/pages/Karda-Estra/67051130804)

22. Amoeba antipodes (3:42) – Stepmother (Taken from the album ‘Calvary Greetings’; see www.knockemdeadrecords.com/shop-stepmother-calvary-greetings-cd.html)

23. Peter Gunn’s Gun (3:38) – The Monkees (Taken from the album ‘Headquarters’; see www.monkees.com/ & www.monkees.net/)

24. Sunflowers (3:59) – Garden of Live Flowers (Not currently available to buy but see www.facebook.com/pages/Garden-of-Live-Flowers/1647038622174849?fref=ts)

25. Distant Buzzing (3:27) – William D Drake (Taken from the album ‘Revere Reach’; see williamddrake.wordpress.com & williamddrake.bandcamp.com)

26. Another Cup Of Tea (Radio Mix) (3:56) – The Bonfire Radicals (Not currently available to buy but see www.thebonfireradicals.com/ & www.facebook.com/bonfireradicals)

27. Sound Of Bees (6:58) – Echolyn (Taken from the album I Heard You Listening’; see www.echolyn.com/echolyn.bandcamp.com, www.cdbaby.com/Artist/echolyn & www.facebook.com/echolynband)

28. Lithium (5:24) – The Polyphonic Spree (Taken from the ‘Wait’ EP; see www.thepolyphonicspree.com/www.facebook.com/polyphonicspree)

29. Drifting (3:18) – The Cadbury Sisters (Taken from the EP Sarah; see www.thecadburysisters.com/, thecadburysisters.bandcamp.com/www.facebook.com/thecadburysisters)

30. So Far From The Shore (8:57) – Tom Slatter (Taken from the album ‘Fit The Fourth’; see tomslatter.bandcamp.com/album/fit-the-fourth, www.tomslatter.co.uk/www.facebook.com/tomslattermusic & www.badelephant.co.uk/)

31. Randy Scouse Git (2:40) – The Monkees (Taken from the album ‘Headquarters’; see www.monkees.com/ & www.monkees.net/)

32. Last Lullaby (5:58) – The Unthanks (Taken from the album ‘Mount the Air; see www.the-unthanks.com/ & www.facebook.com/pages/The-Unthanks/202472563113172)

Thanks to all the musicians who contributed and to all listeners too. Send me comments if you like what you hear (or even if you don’t… feedback is so important!). If you want to keep up to date with news about the show, EppyFest, or just chat with other listeners, don’t forget that there’s a Facebook group – just search for the Eppy Gibbon Podcast Show on Facebook and request to join, plus don’t forget that we’re now part of the Progzilla Radio Network. I’ll be back soon with a show previewing this year’s Summer’s End Progressive Rock Festival; I will feature tracks from several of the acts on the bill, plus I will be joined by festival organiser Stephen Lambe, so I hope you’ll join me again then.

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