Episode 297: Sanguine Hum Special 2020

This is the 297th 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 survived the Halloween special unscathed and that you’re now ready to enjoy this latest show, which seeks to celebrate the brand new album by favourites of the show, Sanguine Hum. Their new album, ‘A Trace of Memory’, officially released on the 20th of November, will be this show’s feature album, so you’ll hear three tracks from it throughout the playlist. Other than that you can expect the usual eclectic mixture of music, including tracks chosen by members of the band (& guest musicians appearing on the album), plus some recorded thoughts by Matt Baber, & some musical gems chosen by yours truly. 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 20 minutes. Downloaded file is 128.3 MB.

1. Moonlight Feels Right (3:41) – Starbuck (Taken from the album ‘Moonlight Feels Right’; see moonlightfeelsright.com/home & www.discogs.com/artist/365137-Starbuck-2)

2. Robber (5:21) – The Weather Station (Single available via theweatherstation.bandcamp.com/album/robber-2; see also www.theweatherstation.net/ & www.facebook.com/TheWeatherStn)

Interview with Matt Baber of Sanguine Hum

3. Follow The Sorrow (4:20) – Paul Mallyon (Taken from the album ‘Promise of Light’; see paulmallyon.bandcamp.com/album/promise-of-light)

4. Pyramids (4:50) – Sanguine Hum (Taken from the album ‘A Trace of Memory’; see sanguinehum.bandcamp.com/album/a-trace-of-memory, www.sanguinehum.com & www.facebook.com/SanguineHum)

5. Mangroves (Contours Edit) (6:42) – Pyramid Project feat. Contours (Taken from the MangrovesEP; see pyramidprojectfeatcontours.bandcamp.com/album/mangroves-ep)

6. Memory Sequence (5:12) – The Breathing Effect (Taken from the album ‘Photosynthesis’; see thebreathingeffect.bandcamp.com/album/photosynthesis, thebreathingeffect.com & www.facebook.com/thebreathingeffect/)

7. Cock/Ver 10 (5:14) – Alarm Will Sound (Taken from the album ‘Acoustica: Alarm Will Sound Performs Aphex Twin’; see alarmwillsound.bandcamp.com/album/acoustica, www.alarmwillsound.com & www.facebook.com/AlarmWillSound)

8. The Fall of Dreams (4:18) – Virgil Donati (Taken from the album ‘In This Life’; see virgildonati.com & www.facebook.com/virgildonati/)

9. Chickens in the Mist (7:12) – Nodens Ictus (Taken from the album The Cozmic Key’; see nodensictus.bandcamp.com/album/the-cozmic-key, www.nodensictus.com & www.facebook.com/NodensIctus/)

10. Later That Evening (6:37) – Eberhard Weber (Taken from the album ‘Later That Evening’; see www.ecmrecords.com/artists/1435045784/eberhard-weber)

11. Automaton (8:49) – Sanguine Hum (Taken from the album ‘A Trace of Memory’; see sanguinehum.bandcamp.com/album/a-trace-of-memory, www.sanguinehum.com & www.facebook.com/SanguineHum)

12. Aware of the Light (4:40) – Matt Baber (Not currently available to buy but taken from the forthcoming album ‘Strange Games of Chance’; see mattbaber.bandcamp.com)

13. Idols In The Flesh Pt 1 (6:35) – Karda Estra (Taken from the album ‘Idols In The Flesh’; see kardaestra.bandcamp.com/album/idols-in-the-flesh, kardaestra.wordpress.com & www.facebook.com/kardaestra/)

14. Modul 18 (8:03) – Nik Bärtsch’s Mobile (Taken from the album ‘Continuum; see ecmrecords.bandcamp.com/album/continuum & www.nikbaertsch.com/mobile)

15. Slow Motion (3:28) – Ultravox (Taken from the album ‘Systems Of Romance’; see www.ultravox.org.uk/)

16. Galaxist (2:41) – Deerhoof (Taken from the album ‘Friend Opportunity′; see deerhoof.bandcamp.com/album/friend-opportunity-2 & deerhoof.net)

17. Unstable Ground (4:10) Sanguine Hum (Taken from the album ‘A Trace of Memory’; see sanguinehum.bandcamp.com/album/a-trace-of-memory, www.sanguinehum.com & www.facebook.com/SanguineHum)

If you’d like to win a CD copy of Sanguine Hum’s new album, ‘A Trace of Memory’ just answer the questions that I present towards the end of the show and then either send me a private message on Facebook or leave a comment on the Eppy Gibbon website with your answers.

18. To a Place (3:00) Chloe March (Taken from the album ‘Starlings & Crows′; see chloemarch.bandcamp.com/album/starlings-crows, www.chloemarch.com & www.facebook.com/chloemarchmusic)

19. A Kinder Eye (5:45) Level 42 (Taken from the album ‘Guaranteed′; see www.level42.com & www.facebook.com/level42official)

20. Bordello Bordeaux (4:32)  Starbuck (Taken from the album ‘Moonlight Feels Right’; see moonlightfeelsright.com/home & www.discogs.com/artist/365137-Starbuck-2)

Thanks to all the musicians who contributed, particularly to Matt Baber and the rest of the members of Sanguine Hum and the other contributors to the ‘A Trace of Memory’ album, 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. For the next show, in a couple of weeks’ time, I’m going to be swamped with work from my day job, so instead you’ll be hearing a different take on Eppy Gibbon music. I hope you’ll come back for that.

Episode 253: Best of 2018, Top 10 Albums

This is the 253rd 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 previous show in which I continued my countdown of my 30 favourite albums of 2018. Back then we covered the albums I placed between 20 and 11 in the countdown, but here we move onto the big top 10, the albums placed between 10 and 1. You can expect a great mixture of music in this show, and a typically eclectic playlist, with two tracks each from my 10 favourite albums of last year. We also start the show with some new music & with tributes to a couple of people who have sadly been taken from us since last time. Below you’ll find the track list, plus weblinks from where you can find more information about each artist.

Total running time: 2 hours & 35 minutes. Downloaded file is 142.2 MB.

1. Moon Health (4:37) – Leaving Richmond (Taken from the ‘Moon Health + Wanderlust’ maxi-single which is available to download via submarinebroadcastingco.bandcamp.com/album/moon-health; see also leavingrichmond.tumblr.com/, leavingrichmond.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/leavingrichmond)

2. For Pete’s Sake (2:11) – The Monkees (Taken from the album ‘Headquarters’; see www.monkees.com/ & www.monkees.net/)

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

3. Man Of Colours (5:10) – Icehouse (Taken from the album ‘Man Of Colours’; see www.icehouse.mobi/)

4. Space Blues (3:45) – Astralingua (Taken from the album ‘Safe Passage’; see astralingua.bandcamp.com/album/safe-passage, www.astralingua.com/ & www.facebook.com/Astralingua/)

5. AlgoRhythm (6:02) – Henrik Schwarz & Metropole Orkest (Taken from the album ‘Scripted Orkestra’; see henrikschwarzandmetropoleorkest.bandcamp.com/album/scripted-orkestra-conducted-by-jules-buckley & www.facebook.com/henrikschwarz.official/)

6. Me Vibrate (7:06) – Henrik Schwarz & Metropole Orkest (Taken from the album ‘Scripted Orkestra’; see henrikschwarzandmetropoleorkest.bandcamp.com/album/scripted-orkestra-conducted-by-jules-buckley & www.facebook.com/henrikschwarz.official/)

7. Ppda (6:00) – Nadia Struiwigh (Taken from the album ‘WHRRu’; see nadiastruiwigh.bandcamp.com/album/whrru, www.nadiastruiwigh.comwww.facebook.com/NadiaStruiwigh/)

8. Yoguah (6:12) – Nadia Struiwigh (Taken from the album ‘WHRRu’; see nadiastruiwigh.bandcamp.com/album/whrru, www.nadiastruiwigh.comwww.facebook.com/NadiaStruiwigh/)

9. Island Time (5:27) – Jack O’ The Clock (Taken from the album ‘Repetitions of the Old City – II; see jackotheclock.bandcamp.com/, jackotheclock.com/Jack_O_The_Clock.htmlwww.facebook.com/JackOTheClock/?fref=ts)

10. Into the Fireplace (6:55) – Jack O’ The Clock (Taken from the album ‘Repetitions of the Old City – II; see jackotheclock.bandcamp.com/, jackotheclock.com/Jack_O_The_Clock.htmlwww.facebook.com/JackOTheClock/?fref=ts)

11. Part 5 (4:38) – Matt Baber (Taken from the album ‘Suite For Piano and Electronics’; see mattbaber.bandcamp.com & www.badelephant.co.uk/)

12. Part 10 (7:11) – Matt Baber (Taken from the album ‘Suite For Piano and Electronics’; see mattbaber.bandcamp.com & www.badelephant.co.uk/)

13. Phase (6:20) – Mildlife (Taken from the album ‘Phase’; see mildlife.com.au/mildlife.bandcamp.com & www.facebook.com/Mildlife)

14. The Gloves Don’t Bite (6:48) – Mildlife (Taken from the album ‘Phase’; see mildlife.com.au/mildlife.bandcamp.com & www.facebook.com/Mildlife)

15. Raytracing (4:47) – Monobody (Taken from the album ‘Raytracing’; see monobody.bandcamp.com/album/raytracing, www.monobodymusic.com & www.facebook.com/Monobody/)

16. Opalescent Edges (8:09) – Monobody (Taken from the album ‘Raytracing’; see monobody.bandcamp.com/album/raytracing, www.monobodymusic.com & www.facebook.com/Monobody/)

17. Fiery Gun Hand (5:14) – The 180Gs (Taken from the album ‘Singin’ to God′; see davidminnick1.bandcamp.com/album/singin-to-god)

18. Wireless (8:19) – The 180Gs (Taken from the album ‘Singin’ to God′; see davidminnick1.bandcamp.com/album/singin-to-god)

19. Cranefly (4:35) – Thumpermonkey (Taken from the album ‘Make Me Young, etc’; see thumpermonkey.bandcamp.com/album/make-me-young-etc, thumpermonkey.com/www.facebook.com/thumpermonkeyband/)

20. Figstorm (5:09)  Thumpermonkey (Taken from the album ‘Make Me Young, etc’; see thumpermonkey.bandcamp.com/album/make-me-young-etc, thumpermonkey.com/www.facebook.com/thumpermonkeyband/)  

21. the sleepers wake (5:22) – phideaux (Taken from the album ‘infernal’; see phideaux.bandcamp.com/album/infernal & www.bloodfish.com)

22. the order of protection (two) (4:33) – phideaux (Taken from the album ‘infernal’; see phideaux.bandcamp.com/album/infernal & www.bloodfish.com)

23. A Tall Tale (4:32) – Sanguine Hum (Taken from the album ‘Now We Have Power′; see sanguinehum.bandcamp.com/album/now-we-have-power-2, www.sanguinehum.com, music.badelephant.co.ukwww.facebook.com/SanguineHum/)

24. Swansong (5:29) – Sanguine Hum (Taken from the album ‘Now We Have Power′; see sanguinehum.bandcamp.com/album/now-we-have-power-2, www.sanguinehum.com, music.badelephant.co.ukwww.facebook.com/SanguineHum/)

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 but, after three shows of focusing on 2018, next time I’ll be focusing predominantly on 2019 music, so I hope you’ll join me for that.

Episode 240: Sanguine Hum Interview 2018

This is the 240th 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. 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 should get the new shows as they become available (BUT please let me know if this subscription isn’t working). 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 built around an interview with Matt Baber, Joff Winks & Brad Waissman of the band Sanguine Hum, & they’ll be talking about the release of their upcoming new album, ‘Now We Have Power’, out in October via Bad Elephant Music. We’ll be playing two tracks off the new album exclusively on this show, plus Matt, Joff & Brad will be talking about the album & playing tracks from some of the acts that have been floating their boats recently, & I’ll have some music for them too, including several terrific debuts for 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 & 36 minutes. Downloaded file is 143 MB.

1. Light Of Incal (2:31) – Six-Ring Circus (Taken from the album ‘Six-Ring Circus’; see six-ringcircus.com/www.facebook.com/sixringcircusband/)

2. Cirkus – Part. I (6:06) – Six-Ring Circus (Taken from the album ‘Six-Ring Circus’; see six-ringcircus.com/www.facebook.com/sixringcircusband/)

3. WHRRu (6:29) – Nadia Struiwigh (Taken from the album ‘WHRRu’; see nadiastruiwigh.bandcamp.com/album/whrru, www.nadiastruiwigh.comwww.facebook.com/NadiaStruiwigh/)

4. Leave Us A Message (3:29) – Antique Seeking Nuns (Taken from the EP ‘Careful! It’s Tepid!’; see antiqueseekingnuns.bandcamp.com/album/careful-its-tepid & www.sanguinehum.com/careful-its-tepid/)

Interview with Matt Baber, Joff Winks & Brad Waissman of Sanguine Hum

5. The View Part 2 (5:30) – Sanguine Hum (Taken from the forthcoming album ‘Now We Have Power’; see sanguinehum.bandcamp.com/album/now-we-have-power-2, www.sanguinehum.com/blog/2018/6/29/now-we-have-power-coming-october-12th-2018, music.badelephant.co.ukwww.facebook.com/SanguineHum/)

6. Destroyer (6:57) – Sand (Taken from the album ‘Sand’; see www.kscopemusic.com/2013/10/28/sand-the-debut-album-from-new-project-by-sam-healy-north-atlantic-oscillation/, www.sandtheband.com/www.facebook.com/sandtheband/)

7. Stevens/Atkinson: Suite From “Run Rabbit Run” – 1. Year Of The Ox (3:25) – The Knights (Taken from the album ‘Golijov: Azul’; see www.theknightsnyc.com/watch-listen/ & www.warnerclassics.com/shop/4747626,0190295875213/the-knights-golijov-azul

8. Humility (2:48) – Kamasi Washington (Taken from the EP ‘Harmony of Difference’; see www.kamasiwashington.comwww.facebook.com/kamasiw/)

9. BJP (6:54) – Hippo (Taken from the ‘Hippo′ EP; see hippobristol.bandcamp.com/album/hippo-ep & www.facebook.com/hippobristol/)

10. Stratosphärenspäher (5:36) – Henrik Schwarz & Metropole Orkest (Taken from the album ‘Scripted Orkestra’; see henrikschwarzandmetropoleorkest.bandcamp.com/album/scripted-orkestra-conducted-by-jules-buckley & www.facebook.com/henrikschwarz.official/)

11. Black Snow (3:41) – Oneohtrix Point Never (Taken from the album ‘Age Of’; see www.pointnever.com/, warp.net/artists/oneohtrix-point-never/ & www.facebook.com/eccopn/)

12. Partita for 8 Voices Part 1: Allemande (5:54) – Roomful of Teeth (Taken from the album ‘Partita for 8 Voices’; see roomfulofteeth.bandcamp.com/album/partita-for-8-voices-caroline-shaw & www.roomfulofteeth.org/)

13. Kings (6:16) – Kit Downes (Taken from the album ‘Obsidian’; see www.ecmrecords.com/catalogue/1508746001/obsidian-kit-downes%C2%A0 & www.kitdownes.com)

14. Quiet Rejoicing (4:36) – Sanguine Hum (Taken from the forthcoming album ‘Now We Have Power’; see sanguinehum.bandcamp.com/album/now-we-have-power-2, www.sanguinehum.com/blog/2018/6/29/now-we-have-power-coming-october-12th-2018, music.badelephant.co.ukwww.facebook.com/SanguineHum/)

15. Real (3:38) – Faradays (Currently a single but also likely to appear on the band’s debut EP, due for release next year; see thesearethefaradays.com/ & www.facebook.com/thesearethefaradays/)

Thanks to all the musicians who contributed, specifically to Matt, Joff & Brad for coming in to do the interview, and to all listeners. Send us comments if you like what you hear (or even if you don’t… feedback is so important!). If you want to keep up to date with news about the show, EppyFest, or just chat with other listeners, don’t forget that there’s a Facebook group – just search for the Eppy Gibbon Podcast Show on Facebook and request to join, plus don’t forget that we’re now part of the Progzilla Radio Network. Eppy will be back again next time with a show previewing this year’s Summer’s End Festival and we’ll hopefully have festival organisers Stephen & Huw along too, so we hope to see you back for that.

Episode 205: Eppy 10th Birthday: Listener Faves

This is the 205th 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’ll have the second part of our celebration of the 10th anniversary. I’ll be playing tracks from the favourite bands/artists that have been played over the past 10 years as voted for by you, the listeners. There should be the usual eclectic mixture of music, though of course the final choice of the bands/artists was all up to you. We’ll also have some birthday wishes and exclusive tracks that didn’t make it onto the last show. There’s no feature album on this show, just lots of music from lots of bands and artists that you apparently love just as much as I do. Below you’ll find the track list, plus weblinks from where you can find more information about each artist.

Total running time: 2 hours & 57 minutes. Downloaded file is 161.6 MB.

1. Eppy Gibbon (0:26) – I Am Your Autopilot (See www.iamyourautopilot.com/)

2. Eppy Gibbon 10 (0:52) – Joe Deninzon (See www.joedeninzon.com/)

3. Eppy Gibbon ident (0:06) – The Tea Club (See www.theteaclub.net/)

4. I Shall Consume Everything (live) (11:46) – The Tea Club (This is a currently unreleased live version of the song, originally taken from the album ‘Quickly Quickly Quickly’; see www.theteaclub.net/, digital.theteaclub.net/ & www.facebook.com/theteaclubband/)

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

6. Rainboy (6:16) – Phideaux (Taken from the album ‘The Great Leap’; see www.bloodfish.com & phideaux.bandcamp.com/album/the-great-leap)

7. Letters (5:55) – Judy Dyble (Taken from the album ‘Flow and Change’; see judydyble.com/ & www.facebook.com/judydybleofficial/)

8. Sleeve (5:28) – Thumpermonkey (Taken from the album ‘Sleep Furiously’; see thumpermonkey.com/, thumpermonkey.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/pages/Thumpermonkey/18593072451?fref=ts)

9. The Bitter Withy (5:28) – Rebsie Fairholm (Taken from the album ‘Seven Star Green’; see www.rebsiefairholm.co.uk/ & rebsiefairholm.bandcamp.com/album/seven-star-green)

10. Warszawa (6:24) – David Bowie (Taken from the album ‘Low’; see www.davidbowie.com/ & www.facebook.com/davidbowie)

11. The Gospel According to Tony Day (2:50) – David Bowie (Originally available as the B-side to the single ‘The Laughing Gnome’, released in 1967, but now available on the deluxe edition of the album ‘David Bowie’; see www.davidbowie.com/ & www.facebook.com/davidbowie)

12. Here Comes the Supernatural Anaesthetist (2:49)Genesis (Taken from the album ‘The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway; see www.genesis-music.com/ & www.facebook.com/genesis)

13. Dance on a Volcano (5:55) – Genesis (Taken from the album ‘A Trick of The Tail; see www.genesis-music.com/ & www.facebook.com/genesis)

14. Low Battery (5:51) – Jaga Jazzist (Taken from the Animal ChinEP; see ninjatune.net/artist/jaga-jazzistsoundcloud.com/jagajazzist & www.facebook.com/jagajazzist)

15. Toccata (9:11) – Jaga Jazzist (Taken from the album ‘One-Armed Bandit’; see ninjatune.net/artist/jaga-jazzistsoundcloud.com/jagajazzist & www.facebook.com/jagajazzist)

16. The Projected Future (4:30) – Karda Estra (Taken from the download version of the album ‘Constellations’; see kardaestra.bandcamp.com/album/constellations-d-l-edition, www.kardaestra.co.uk/, & www.facebook.com/pages/Karda-Estra/67051130804)

17. Free Fall on Tyche (4:51) – Karda Estra (Taken from the new album ‘Infernal Spheres’; see kardaestra.bandcamp.com/album/infernal-spheres, www.kardaestra.co.uk/, & www.facebook.com/pages/Karda-Estra/67051130804)

18. Heart of Oak (4:38) – William D Drake (Taken from the album ‘Revere Reach’; see williamddrake.wordpress.com & williamddrake.bandcamp.com)

19. Me Fish Bring (6:38) – William D Drake (Taken from the album ‘The Rising of the Lights’; see williamddrake.wordpress.com/ & williamddrake.bandcamp.com/album/the-rising-of-the-lights)

20. He Gives His Beloved Certain Rhymes (5:06) – North Sea Radio Orchestra (Taken from the album ‘North Sea Radio Orchestra’; see www.nsro.co.uk/ & en-gb.facebook.com/northsearadioorchestra)

21. Vishnu Schist (5:49) – North Sea Radio Orchestra (Taken from the album ‘Dronne’; see www.nsro.co.uk/www.facebook.com/northsearadioorchestra/)

22. 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)

23. After the Dive (3:38) – Jack O’ The Clock (Taken from the album ‘Repetitions of the Old City – 1′; see jackotheclock.bandcamp.com/, jackotheclock.com/Jack_O_The_Clock.htmlwww.facebook.com/JackOTheClock/?fref=ts)

24. Spaceships There Are (4:47) – Marvin B. Naylor (Taken from the album ‘The Spiral Sky’; see marvinbnaylor.com & marvinbnaylormusic.bandcamp.com)

25. Blue By You (3:24) – Marvin B. Naylor (Taken from the album ‘The Stargazer’s Symphonium’; see marvinbnaylormusic.bandcamp.com/album/the-stargazers-symphonium & marvinbnaylor.com/)

26. O Sweet Tomorrow (4:59) – Arch Garrison (Taken from the album ‘I Will Be a Pilgrim’; see www.archgarrison.co.uk/ & www.facebook.com/pages/Arch-Garrison/436363986400726)

27. The Oldest Road (4:34) – Arch Garrison (Taken from the album ‘I Will Be a Pilgrim’; see www.archgarrison.co.uk/ & www.facebook.com/pages/Arch-Garrison/436363986400726)

28. I Feel (4:31) – Firefly Burning (Taken from the album ‘Lightships’; see www.fireflyburning.co.uk/, fireflyburning.bandcamp.com/ & en-gb.facebook.com/fireflyburning)

29. White Noise (5:40) – Firefly Burning (Taken from the album ‘Skeleton Hill’; see www.fireflyburning.co.uk/, fireflyburning.bandcamp.com/ & en-gb.facebook.com/fireflyburning)

30. Day of Release (5:51) – Sanguine Hum (Taken from the album ‘The Weight Of The World’; see sanguinehum.bandcamp.com/album/the-weight-of-the-world, troopersforsound.com/catalogue/sanguine-hum/the-weight-of-the-world/ & www.facebook.com/pages/Sanguine-Hum/148914338483750)

31. Phosphor (3:04) – Sanguine Hum (Taken from the album ‘The Weight Of The World’; see sanguinehum.bandcamp.com/album/the-weight-of-the-world, troopersforsound.com/catalogue/sanguine-hum/the-weight-of-the-world/ & www.facebook.com/pages/Sanguine-Hum/148914338483750)

32. Derision (6:30) – Sanguine Hum (Taken from the album ‘Now We Have Light’; see sanguinehum.bandcamp.com/album/now-we-have-light, troopersforsound.com/catalogue/sanguine-hum/the-weight-of-the-world/ & www.facebook.com/pages/Sanguine-Hum/148914338483750)

Thanks to everyone involved with this show, musicians and listeners alike, over the past 10 years. 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 – click on www.facebook.com/groups/eppygibbongroupmembers/ 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, but I haven’t decided what the focus will be. I suspect it will be a ‘normal’ show (relatively speaking) as we haven’t had one of those for a while. I hope you’ll join me for that…

Episode 202: Best of 2016, Top 30 pt 3

This is the 202nd 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 I’ll conclude my countdown of my favourite 30 albums of 2016. This time around it’s the best of the best as I’ll be counting down from the album at 10 to the album at 1, my very favourite of 2016, so have your credit card and/or PayPal account to hand – hopefully you’ll be using them a lot during this show. There’s no feature album this time but there is the usual eclectic mixture of music. Below you’ll find the track list, plus weblinks from where you can find more information about each artist.

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 & 27 minutes. Downloaded file is 134.1 MB.

1. Fire Flower Heart (4:41) – 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/)

2. The Buffer Zone (5:55) – The Light Afternoon (Taken from the album ‘The History of Mr Puffin Man’; see www.thelightafternoon.com/ & www.facebook.com/thelightafternoon/?fref=nf)

My top 30 albums of 2016 countdown continues here (starting at 10 & working down the list as we go through the show to the album at no. 1, my very favourite of 2016)…

3. Vanishing Twin Syndrome (8:11) – Vanishing Twin (Taken from the album ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’; see v-twin.bandcamp.com/album/choose-your-own-adventurewww.facebook.com/Vanishingtwinmusic/)

4. Telescope (4:19) – Vanishing Twin (Taken from the album ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’; see v-twin.bandcamp.com/album/choose-your-own-adventurewww.facebook.com/Vanishingtwinmusic/)

5. Epistemology/Even Keel (5:46) – Jack O’ The Clock (Taken from the album ‘Repetitions of the Old City – 1; see jackotheclock.bandcamp.com/, jackotheclock.com/Jack_O_The_Clock.htmlwww.facebook.com/JackOTheClock/?fref=ts)

6. Videos of the Dead (7:21) – Jack O’ The Clock (Taken from the album ‘Repetitions of the Old City – 1; see jackotheclock.bandcamp.com/, jackotheclock.com/Jack_O_The_Clock.htmlwww.facebook.com/JackOTheClock/?fref=ts)

7. In The Forest (4:57) – Bleeding Heart Pigeons (Taken from the album ‘Is; see  bleedingheartpigeons.com/, www.facebook.com/BleedingHeartPigeonssoundcloud.com/bleedingheartpigeons)

8. Vapour (8:36) – Bleeding Heart Pigeons (Taken from the album ‘Is; see  bleedingheartpigeons.com/, www.facebook.com/BleedingHeartPigeonssoundcloud.com/bleedingheartpigeons)

9. Blackstar (9:58) – David Bowie (Taken from the album ‘Blackstar’; see www.davidbowie.com)

10. I Can’t Give Everything Away (5:47) – David Bowie (Taken from the album ‘Blackstar’; see www.davidbowie.com)

11. Before We Bow Down (4:44) – Sanguine Hum (Taken from the album ‘What We Ask Is Where We Begin’; see www.cherryred.co.uk/product/what-we-ask-is-where-we-begin-the-songs-for-days-sessions/, troopersforsound.com/catalogue/ & www.facebook.com/SanguineHum)

12. Milo (5:18)Sanguine Hum (Taken from the album ‘What We Ask Is Where We Begin’; see www.cherryred.co.uk/product/what-we-ask-is-where-we-begin-the-songs-for-days-sessions/, troopersforsound.com/catalogue/ & www.facebook.com/SanguineHum)

13. Garden of Love (4:30) – Alchymical Muse (Taken from the album ‘The Spark’; see rebsiefairholm.bandcamp.com & soundcloud.com/alchymical-muse)

14. My Blazing Silhouette (4:50) – Alchymical Muse (Taken from the album ‘The Spark’; see rebsiefairholm.bandcamp.com & soundcloud.com/alchymical-muse

15. Blow Up (7:09) – Jeremy Flower (Taken from the album ‘The Real Me’; see jeremyflower.bandcamp.com/album/the-real-me & www.keepalive.org/)

16. As October Becomes (5:05) – Jeremy Flower (Taken from the album ‘The Real Me’; see jeremyflower.bandcamp.com/album/the-real-me & www.keepalive.org/

17. The British Road (7:25) – North Sea Radio Orchestra (Taken from the album ‘Dronne’; see www.nsro.co.uk/www.facebook.com/northsearadioorchestra/)

18. Alsace Lorraine (5:14) – North Sea Radio Orchestra (Taken from the album ‘Dronne’; see www.nsro.co.uk/www.facebook.com/northsearadioorchestra/)

19. Nightfisher/Australopithecus (6:43) – The Natural History Museum (Taken from the album ‘Attenborough; see countersunk.bandcamp.com/album/attenborough & www.countersunk.org/)

20. Surfing the Severn Bore (4:46) – The Natural History Museum (Taken from the album ‘Attenborough; see countersunk.bandcamp.com/album/attenborough & www.countersunk.org/)

21. Earth To Heaven (3:52) – Esperanza Spalding (Taken from the album ‘Emily’s D+Evolution’; see www.esperanzaspalding.com/#emily & www.facebook.com/EsperanzaSpalding/)

22. Noble Nobles (3:34) – Esperanza Spalding (Taken from the album ‘Emily’s D+Evolution’; see www.esperanzaspalding.com/#emily & www.facebook.com/EsperanzaSpalding/)

Thanks 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 – click on www.facebook.com/groups/eppygibbongroupmembers/ and request to join, plus don’t forget that we’re now part of the Progzilla Radio Network. For the next show we’ll be previewing this year’s Cheltenham Jazz Festival, as well as focusing a bit more on new 2017 albums & otherwise providing the usual eclectic mixture of music, so we hope you’ll come back for that.

Episode 180: Sanguine Hum Interview 2016

This is the 180th 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). Taking a break from my seemingly never-ending review of 2015 and following my preview last time of EppyFest 5 this time we welcome three members of the excellent Sanguine Hum into the Eppy Gibbon studio. Our feature album is the new/old album by Sanguine Hum, ‘What We Ask Is Where We Begin’. The guys from the band will talk about the fascinating evolution of this album, which is finally released on CD for the first time. We’ll also cover the usual diverse selection of styles and genres, this time chosen by me and my special guests. Below you’ll find the track list, plus weblinks from where you can find more information about each artist.

Total running time: 1 hour & 54 minutes. Downloaded file is 104.39 MB.

1. In The Forest (4:57) – Bleeding Heart Pigeons (Taken from the album ‘Is; see  bleedingheartpigeons.com/, www.facebook.com/BleedingHeartPigeonssoundcloud.com/bleedingheartpigeons)

2. The Garden (3:45) – The Dowling Poole (Taken from the album ‘One Hyde Park; see  thedowlingpoole.com/, www.facebook.com/thedowlingpoole & 369music.bandcamp.com)

3. Dr. Snuggles (0:52) – Toehider (Taken from the EP ‘Children of the Sun Part 2: Another Collection of Under-appreciated Cartoon Themes from the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s′; see toehider.tumblr.com/, toehider.bandcamp.com & www.facebook.com/toehider)

4. Cartoon Friends (4:06) – 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)

Interview with Matt Baber, Brad Waissman & Joff Winks of Sanguine Hum

5. Milo (5:18) – 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)

6. It Grows in Me Garden (2:44) – 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)

7. Cold Brains (3:42) – Beck (Taken from the album Mutations; see www.beck.com/ & www.facebook.com/Beck)

8. Six Pack (3:11) – Tortoise (Taken from the album ‘Standards; see www.trts.com/ & www.facebook.com/TRTSband)

9. What’s Wrong? (5:44) – Grizzly Bear (Taken from the album ‘Shields’; see grizzly-bear.net/ & www.facebook.com/grizzlybear)

10. Modul 32 (9:33) – Nik Bärtsch’s Ronin (Taken from the album ‘Stoa’; see www.nikbaertsch.com/ronin/ & www.facebook.com/nikbaertschsRONIN/)

11. Ezra (4:27) – Oneohtrix Point Never (Taken from the album ‘Garden Of Delete’; see pointnever.com/, warp.net/artists/oneohtrix-point-never/ & www.facebook.com/oneohtrix/)

12. Leaving The City (3:48) – Joanna Newsom (Taken from the album ‘Divers’; see www.dragcity.com/artists/joanna-newsom)

13. Ace Train (7:43) – 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)

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

15. Show Me Love (Big Wild Remix) (3:48) – Hundred Waters/Big Wild (Originally taken from the album ‘The Moon Rang like a Bell’, the remix is available to download for free via soundcloud.com/bigwild/hundred-waters-show-me-love-big-wild-remix; see also soundcloud.com/hundredwaters & www.facebook.com/hundredwaters)

Thanks to all the musicians who contributed, especially Matt, Brad & Joff for coming into the Eppy Gibbon studio, 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. Despite what I say at the end of this show, I may not be back next time – hopefully Rebsie & Daniel from Alchymical Muse will be sitting in for me, but either way I hope you’ll join us for the next edition.

Episode 175: Best of 2015, Top 31 pt 3

This is the 175th 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). My review of the musical year of 2015 continues, as does my countdown of my favourite albums and releases of last year, & we’ve finally reached my favourite 10 albums of 2015, counting down from 10 to 1, so again there won’t be a feature album but there will be two tracks from each of the releases I have picked out. Overall you can expect the usual eclectic musical mix but from 10 remarkable albums – the very best of the best of 2015, as far I’m concerned. Below you’ll find the track list, plus weblinks from where you can find more information about each artist.

Total running time: 2 hours & 30 minutes. Downloaded file is 137.5 MB.

1. The Magnet (6:07) – The Tea Club (Taken from the album ‘Grappling’; see www.theteaclub.net/, digital.theteaclub.net/ & www.facebook.com/theteaclubband/)

2. Wasp In A Wig (6:16) – The Tea Club (Taken from the album ‘Grappling’; see see www.theteaclub.net/, digital.theteaclub.net/ & www.facebook.com/theteaclubband/)

3. Until All The Ghosts Are Gone (5:07) – Anekdoten (Taken from the album ‘Until All The Ghosts Are Gone’; see www.anekdoten.se/, anekdoten.bandcamp.com/releaseswww.facebook.com/anekdoten)

4. Our Days Are Numbered (8:36) – Anekdoten (Taken from the album ‘Until All The Ghosts Are Gone’; see www.anekdoten.se/, anekdoten.bandcamp.com/releaseswww.facebook.com/anekdoten)

5. Library Song (6:48) – Thieves’ Kitchen (Taken from the album The Clockwork Universe’; see thieveskitchen.wordpress.com/, themerchdesk.com/shop/index.php?route=product/category&path=136_135, thieveskitchen.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/thieveskitchen)

6. Railway Time (7:39) – Thieves’ Kitchen (Taken from the album The Clockwork Universe’; see thieveskitchen.wordpress.com/, themerchdesk.com/shop/index.php?route=product/category&path=136_135, thieveskitchen.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/thieveskitchen)

7. Mousse Roll (5:04) – Goblin (Taken from the album ‘Four of a Kind’; see www.goblinofficial.com/ & www.goblinweb.com/)

8. Kingdom (5:34) – Goblin (Taken from the album ‘Four of a Kind’; see www.goblinofficial.com/ & www.goblinweb.com/)

9. Starfire (8:47) – Jaga Jazzist (Taken from the album ‘Starfire′; see ninjatune.net/artist/jaga-jazzistsoundcloud.com/jagajazzist & www.facebook.com/jagajazzist)

10. Shinkansen (7:43) – Jaga Jazzist (Taken from the album ‘Starfire′; see ninjatune.net/artist/jaga-jazzistsoundcloud.com/jagajazzist & www.facebook.com/jagajazzist)

11. Once I Get Mine (5:40) – 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)

12. All the Time We’re Given (7:59) – 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)

13. I Heard them on the Harbor (5:55) – Monobody (Taken from the album ‘Monobody’; see nakedallyrecords.bandcamp.com/album/monobodynakedallyrecords.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/pages/Monobody/657940887646169)

14. Gilgamesh (R-Texas) (6:18) – Monobody (Taken from the album ‘Monobody’; see nakedallyrecords.bandcamp.com/album/monobodynakedallyrecords.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/pages/Monobody/657940887646169)

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

16. Revere Reach (5:50) – William D Drake (Taken from the album ‘Revere Reach’; see williamddrake.wordpress.com & williamddrake.bandcamp.com)

17. Beloved (5:41) – Firefly Burning (Taken from the album ‘Skeleton Hill’; see www.fireflyburning.co.uk/, fireflyburning.bandcamp.com/ & en-gb.facebook.com/fireflyburning)

18. Pioneer (5:08) – Firefly Burning (Taken from the album ‘Skeleton Hill’; see www.fireflyburning.co.uk/, fireflyburning.bandcamp.com/ & en-gb.facebook.com/fireflyburning)

19. Desolation Song (6:28) – Sanguine Hum (Taken from the album ‘Now We Have Light’; see www.cherryred.co.uk/, troopersforsound.com/catalogue/ & www.facebook.com/SanguineHum)

20. End of the Line (9:22) – Sanguine Hum (Taken from the album ‘Now We Have Light’; see www.cherryred.co.uk/, troopersforsound.com/catalogue/ & www.facebook.com/SanguineHum)

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’ll be back for the next show with something rather different, providing a break from my review of 2015. I hope you’ll join me then.

Episode 153: Sanguine Hum Interview 2015

This is the 153rd 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 here (the show is now appearing on Progzilla in alternate weeks). After my recent ’40 at 40′ specials we’re back to business as usual (though it’s also a special occasion as the show is now eight years old) with an interview I recently recorded with Matt Baber & Joff Winks from Sanguine Hum, featuring tracks from their new album ‘Now We Have Light’, plus some other music chosen by me & my guests. We’ll cover the usual diverse selection of styles and genres, including prog rock, jazz, math rock, fusion, Canterbury, 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: 1 hour & 51 minutes. Downloaded file is 101.6 MB.

1. The Dustman (3:02) – Ashley Reaks (Taken from the album Before Koresh; see www.ashleyreaks.com/, ashleyreaks.bandcamp.com/album/before-koresh & www.facebook.com/ashleyreaksart)

2. Chat Show (6:56) – Sanguine Hum (Taken from the album ‘Now We Have Light’; see www.cherryred.co.uk/, troopersforsound.com/catalogue/ & www.facebook.com/SanguineHum)

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

Interview with Matt Baber & Joff Winks of Sanguine Hum…

4. Double Egg (4:26) – Antique Seeking Nuns (Taken from the EP ‘Double Egg with Chips and Beans (and a Tea); see antiqueseekingnuns.bandcamp.com/album/double-egg, www.cdbaby.com/cd/antiqueseekingnuns & troopersforsound.com/catalogue/antique-seeking-nuns/double-egg-with-chips-and-beans-and-a-tea/)

5. Imaginary Cities [Pt. 2, Dualties] (8:45) – Chris Potter (Taken from the album Imaginary Cities; see www.chrispotter.net/ & player.ecmrecords.com/potter-2387)

6. Tomorrow Is Already Here (4:57) – Stereolab (Taken from the album ‘Emperor Tomato Ketchup’; see www.stereolab.co.uk/news/ & www.facebook.com/pages/Stereolab/14472182294)

7. Spanning The Eternal Abyss (10:44) – Sanguine Hum (Taken from the album ‘Now We Have Light’; see www.cherryred.co.uk/, troopersforsound.com/catalogue/ & www.facebook.com/SanguineHum)

8. Bubble Trouble (6:20) – Sanguine Hum (Taken from the album ‘Now We Have Light’; see www.cherryred.co.uk/, troopersforsound.com/catalogue/ & www.facebook.com/SanguineHum)

9. Curry Courier Career (8:11) – Monobody (Taken from the album ‘Monobody’; see nakedallyrecords.bandcamp.com/album/monobody, nakedallyrecords.storenvy.com/ & www.facebook.com/pages/Monobody/657940887646169)

Thanks to Matt and Joff for coming in for the interview, all the other musicians who contributed and to all listeners. 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 focusing mainly on new releases from 2015 so I hope you’ll join me again then.

Episode 152: My 40 at 40 (pt2)

This is the 152nd edition of the Epileptic Gibbon podcast music show and the playlist to accompany it. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN. The show is now also available via Mixcloud here and the Progzilla Radio Network here (the show is now appearing on Progzilla in alternate weeks). This show is the second of two that celebrate me recently turning 40. Across the two shows I’ll be playing 40 tracks to celebrate some of the music that has made me who I am today (but don’t let that put you off!). Last time I covered the first 20, covering the years 1975 to 1994, and this time it’s the second 20, covering the years 1995 to 2014. We’ll cover the usual diverse selection of styles and genres, including prog rock, electronica, pronk rock, chamber pop, alternative rock, folk, Canterbury 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 & 2 minutes. Downloaded file is 111.9 MB.

1. As the World (4:52) – Echolyn (Taken from the album As the World; see www.echolyn.com/www.cdbaby.com/cd/echolyn8 & www.facebook.com/echolynband)

2. Fiery Gun Hand (5:13) – Cardiacs (Taken from the album ‘Sing To God’; see www.cardiacs.net/)

3. Cage (7:03) – Steve Hogarth (Taken from the album ‘Ice Cream Genius’; see www.stevehogarth.com/ & www.facebook.com/IceCreamGenius)

4. Aquarius (5:58) – Boards of Canada (Taken from the album ‘Music Has The Right To Children; see boardsofcanada.com/vinyl-reissues/ & en-gb.facebook.com/boardsofcanada)

5. Pure Narcotic (5:03) – Porcupine Tree (Taken from the album Stupid Dream; see www.porcupinetree.com/ & www.facebook.com/PorcupineTreeOfficial)

6. Sea Song (6:13) – Doves (Taken from the album ‘Lost Souls’; see www.facebook.com/Doves)

7. Mastermind (5:22) – The Divine Comedy (Taken from the album ‘Regeneration’; see www.thedivinecomedy.com/ & www.facebook.com/pages/The-Divine-Comedy/288798654027)

8. Army Dub (3:27) – Gomez (Taken from the album ‘In Our Gun’; see www.gomeztheband.com/ & www.facebook.com/gomez)

9. On (2:59) – Ritual (Taken from the album ‘Think Like A Mountain’; see www.ritual.se/Ritual_Official_Web/Home.html)

10. Universal Traveler (4:22) – Air (Taken from the album Talkie Walkie; see www.aircheology.com/ & www.facebook.com/intairnet)

11. Eternal Optimist (6:33) – Frogg Cafe (Taken from the album ‘Fortunate Observer Of Time’; see www.froggcafe.com/www.facebook.com/pages/Frogg-Cafe/66279581629 & 10trecords.com/artists/genres/progressive-experimental/frogg-cafe/)

12. Falling In Between (4:06) – Toto (Taken from the album Falling In Between; see totoofficial.com/ & www.facebook.com/totoband)

13. Euromatic (3:31) – Canon (Taken from the album Wide Awake; see www.last.fm/music/CANON/Wide+Awake)

14. Returglas (4:13) – Thieves’ Kitchen (Taken from the album ‘The Water Road’; see thieveskitchen.wordpress.com/, www.cdbaby.com/cd/thieveskitchen4, thieveskitchen.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/thieveskitchen?ref=ts&fref=ts)

15. Downtown Again (4:10) – Daniel Carlson (Taken from the album ‘Aviary Jackson′; see folkwit.com/artists/daniel-carlson, www.groundlift.org/Daniel_Carlson & www.facebook.com/pages/Daniel-Carlson/184575642396)

16. Dark Ages (4:42) – Sanguine Hum (Taken from the album ‘Diving Bell’; see www.cherryred.co.uk/shopexd.asp?id=3567, troopersforsound.com/catalogue/ & www.facebook.com/pages/Sanguine-Hum/148914338483750)

17. Lady Laurie (3:23) – Firefly Burning (Taken from the album Lightships; see www.fireflyburning.co.uk/, fireflyburning.bandcamp.com/ & en-gb.facebook.com/fireflyburning)

Tickets and more information about EppyFest are available from eppyfest.co.uk/

18. Sonnet (6:09) – Hundred Waters (Taken from the album ‘Hundred Waters’; see www.hundred-waters.com/soundcloud.com/hundredwaters & www.facebook.com/hundredwaters)

19. In Code (4:35) – Sanguine Hum (Taken from the album ‘The Weight Of The World’; see www.cherryred.co.uk/esoteric-exd.asp?id=4053troopersforsound.com/catalogue/ & www.facebook.com/pages/Sanguine-Hum/148914338483750)

20. The Ending Of The Open Sky (5:35) – Kaukasus (Taken from the album ‘I’; see kaukasus.no/www.burningshed.com/store/autumnsongsrecords/product/467/5627/ & www.facebook.com/KaukasusBand)

Thanks to all the musicians who contributed and to all listeners. 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 an interview with Matt Baber & Joff Winks from Sanguine Hum, featuring tracks from their new album ‘Now We Have Light’, so I hope you’ll join me again then.

Episode 146: Best of 2014, Top 30 pt 1

This is the 146th 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. I’m just starting my review of 2014 and I begin it with three shows in which I count down my top 30 albums, starting with a show that features the albums at numbers 30 to 21. There’s no feature album this time, just tracks from 10 great albums that were released last year, covering the usual diverse selection of styles and genres, including prog rock, jazz, electronica, trip hop, ambient, art rock, avant prog, psychedelic folk-pop, post rock, 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 & 3 mins. Downloaded file is 112.6 MB.

1. Desolation Song (6:28) – Sanguine Hum (Taken from the album Now We Have Light ; see troopersforsound.com/ & www.cherryred.co.uk/shopexd.asp?id=4954)

2. How the Light is Approached (2:51) – Jack O’ The Clock (Taken from the album ‘Night Loops′; see jackotheclock.bandcamp.com/, www.cdbaby.com/cd/jackotheclock4 & jackotheclock.com/Jack_O_The_Clock.html)

3. Down Below (4:32) – Jack O’ The Clock (Taken from the album ‘Night Loops′; see jackotheclock.bandcamp.com/, www.cdbaby.com/cd/jackotheclock4 & jackotheclock.com/Jack_O_The_Clock.html)

4. Ready Wednesday (9:39) – Bill Laurance (Taken from the album ‘Flint; see www.billlaurance.com/, billlaurance.bandcamp.com/releases & www.facebook.com/billlaurancemusic)

5. Out Alee (4:32) – Hundred Waters (Taken from the album ‘The Moon Rang Like A Bell’; see www.hundred-waters.com/soundcloud.com/hundredwaters & www.facebook.com/hundredwaters)

6. Innocent (4:39) – Hundred Waters (Taken from the album ‘The Moon Rang Like A Bell’; see www.hundred-waters.com/soundcloud.com/hundredwaters & www.facebook.com/hundredwaters)

7. Towers Of Babel (9:47) – Unto Us (Taken from the album ‘The Human Landscape’; see untous.com/ & www.facebook.com/pages/Unto-Us/215280425160974?fref=ts)

8. Twenty and Forty (1:57) – +1 (Taken from the album ‘After The Storm’; see www.precognitiverecords.com/)

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

10. The King Of Sleep (18:34) – Regal Worm (Taken from the album ‘Neither Use Nor Ornament’; see regalworm.com/Hail.html, regalworm.bandcamp.com/ & www.facebook.com/regalworm)

11. The Never Delivery of Yesterday (4:00) – Marvin B. Naylor (Taken from the album ‘Earth and All The Universes’; see marvinbnaylormusic.bandcamp.com/ & marvinbnaylor.com/)

12. For Sleeping Angels (4:33) – Marvin B. Naylor (Taken from the album ‘Earth and All The Universes’; see marvinbnaylormusic.bandcamp.com/ & marvinbnaylor.com/)

13. Unsettled (2:46) – Matt Stevens (Taken from the album ‘Lucid; see www.mattstevensguitar.com/www.burningshed.com/store/guitarists/product/111/5458/ & www.facebook.com/mattstevensguitar)

14. Coulrophobia (3:24) – Matt Stevens (Taken from the album ‘Lucid; see www.mattstevensguitar.com/www.burningshed.com/store/guitarists/product/111/5458/ & www.facebook.com/mattstevensguitar)

15. News and Ice Cream (4:47) – Stop Motion Orchestra (Taken from the album ‘Instant Everything!; see www.stopmotionorchestra.com/, stopmotionorchestra.bandcamp.com/album/instant-everything & www.facebook.com/stopmotionorchestra/info)

16. Fishery Men (2:53) – Stop Motion Orchestra (Taken from the album ‘Instant Everything!; see www.stopmotionorchestra.com/, stopmotionorchestra.bandcamp.com/album/instant-everything & www.facebook.com/stopmotionorchestra/info)

17. Prisonniere D’une Cellule Male (4:56) – Lazuli (Taken from the album ‘Tant Que L’herbe Est Grasse’; see www.lazuli-music.com/ & fr-fr.facebook.com/Groupe.LAZULI)

18. Les Courants Ascendants (6:07) – Lazuli (Taken from the album ‘Tant Que L’herbe Est Grasse’; see www.lazuli-music.com/ & fr-fr.facebook.com/Groupe.LAZULI)

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. I’ll be back later in February with part 2 of my review of 2014, when the countdown continues, so I hope you’ll join me again then.