Episode 268

It’s our big, bold, birthday bash–the podcast turns 10! Thank you all for your continued support. Now, let’s cut into this cake full of music!


Start      a.r.s.(e), Gefallig, Errata
3.37       Jeff Pearce, Snowfall, Follow the River Home
8.14       Lopside, 37, 37*
15.07     Jonathan Badger, The First Time I Dreamt Of The Surface There Was No One To Hold, Unsung Stories From Lilly’s Days As A Solar Astronaut
20.21     Altus, Slingshot, Pioneer
29.33     Onewayness, En Passant (for Don Buchla), Onewayness Was Here
45.56     Steve Roach & Byron Metcalf, Big Medicine, The Serpent’s Lair
58.08     Frore & Shane Morris, Feather and Claw, Eclipse
1.08.34  Brian Parnham, Suspended Plumes, See None, Hear None, Speak None
1.14.37  Christopher Alvarado, Ascension of Silence, Transluscence
1.20.36  Dolmen, Heaven Smells Like Sulfur and Static, Terra Firma
1.29.45  Yen Pox, Virus, Blood Music
1.36.13  Phelios, Temple of Yith, Gates of Atlantis
1.47.53  Cyberchump, Storms A Comin, Our Wizards of Earth
1.53.45  Sparky Quano, Ripple, Jenga
1.59.13  Todd Boston, Hawk Medicine, One
2.03.16  Fiona Joy, Once Upon Impossible (Duet), Signature – Solo
2.07.30  Scyye, Our Entrance to Exclusion, Two Zero Five
2.09.50  Igneous Flame, Kukka, Sylvi
2.15.52  Slow Dancing Society, A Song to Help You Remember to Forget, The Sound of Lights When Dim
2.21.51  Music for Voyeurs, Tonight Will Be My Birthday, The Long Sleep

*Yes, I know I said it was hard to find. Clearly, I didn’t take all of 12 seconds it later took me to find it on CDBaby. It’s just how I am.


Episode 267

All things considered, this is a pretty uptempo episode. Sure, we get a little quiet in the middle when the Spotlight falls on the erstwhile Matt Borghi and his ambient-and-otherwise guitar stylings, but we finish on a high note.


Start      Ghost Island, Your Fear, Assimilation
11.58     Leaving Richmond, Wanderlust, Moon Health
15.44     CAMERAOSCURA, Interitus, Quod Est Inferius
20.54     Mingo, Mirrors Of The Sleeping Mind, Above A Fractured Sky

Hypnagogue Half-hour Spotlight: Matt Borghi
33.08     Matt Borghi, Overcoming, Formlessness
38.31     TheDetroit76, Building – Waiting, Premiere
42.38     Matt Borghi, Mission Point, Olagra
46.43     Matt Borghi & Michael Teager, Awaken the Electric Air, Awaken the Electric Air
56.15     Manitou, Keep the Lake Francis Light Burning for Me, Landscape, Histories and Sentiment

1.07.23  Surkid, Decay, Trees
1.12.11  Go Ask Alice, Circle, Ten Little Dreams (and One Bonus Nightmare)
1.17.33  TaeT, Half Guesses, Icer
1.22.54  Wingfield Reuter Stavi Sirkis, Four Moons, The Stone House
1.28.06  Andrea Presciuttini, Oceano, Quartet Live

Episode 266

Call it a lazy podcast with a twist–it’s long tracks, and just a few, but these tracks are taken from the middle section of pieces 45 minutes or longer in length. We start off where you might expect, and finish where you definitely did not.


Start      Steve Roach, Melted Mantra, Fever Dreams III
17.02     Shane Morris, Multiverse
32.01     Sam Rosenthal, The Passage, The Passage
44.59     Cousin Silas & Jack Hertz, S-P-A-C-E, Time Spinners
58.53     Max Corbacho, Dark Sky Opening, Nocturnes
1.14.38  DAC Crowell & Kurt Doles, Rain Temple Garden, DAC Crowell & Kurt Doles

Episode 265

I’ll tell you at the outset that the final third of this episode will get quite quiet. Before that, you’ve got a mix of styles and thirty minutes of deep minimal techno from Floating Mind.


Start      Jens Pauly, Naab, Vihne
4.37       Blear Moon, Gone, Symbolic Seclusion
11.58     Richard Luke, Eich Bhàna, Glass Island
14.43     Chris Heron, Dreams, Sanctuary
17.41     Radical Face, Home Movies, Missing Film
21.21     Stratus Luna, Zarabatana, Stratus Luna

Hypnagogue Half-hour Spotlight: Floating Mind
35.28     Leace and Pove, Spatial Moments
44.26     Thank You to You, Lights in Movement
54.03     Ethno Cirtrik City, Thrue Lines

1.05.01  Sam Bardin, Under the Stars, Bardish Music Past
1.10.23  Hviledag, Vi Finder Vej, Minder I Fire Satser
1.19.08  Tom Eaton, Later, At Night, By the Lake, How It Happened
1.25.58  Anthéne, Mirror, Asymmetry

Episode 264

Let me start you off with some mellow, spacey drifts and maybe a stroll through some shadowy avenues. Follow the sequencer pulses to keep track of where you are. We’re into the library for the back half.


Start      Of The Mountains, Of The Sea, Before the Storm, Of The Mountains, Of The Sea
9.33       Carbon Entity, Ancient Temples of Proxima Centauri B, Within The Cosmic Void
19.28     Another Neglected Hobby, Moonrise, October
29.02     Colin Rayment, Echoes From The Past, FRB
36.14     Jim Ottaway, Secrets of the Hidden Stars, Beyond the Purple Sun
43.55     Massergy, The Shepherdess, Fire Opal
58.19     Cluster, Formalt, Qua
1.03.15  Atomic Skunk, Equinox, Portal
1.10.58  Kloob, Smooth Reborn, Deep Emotional Phases
1.15.45  Zenjungle  Elegy for the Will, We Are Not Here
1.23.37  Parallel Worlds & Dave Bessell, Mutagen, Dystopia

Neglected to mention that the music in the opening bit is “Searching the Cosmos,” a royalty-free song courtesy of Purple Planet Music: purple-planet.com

Episode 263

This one kicks off a little dark and odd, if I may. Then it’s into the Spotlight with the sensuous spices of Al Gromer Khan’s brand of world music. I’ll drop some beats on you before the show’s through. Dig in.


Start      Zeno van den Broek, Breach Two, Breach
7.36       The Nent, Veritas, Vulner
16.01     Robert Rich, Heat Island Effect, Tactile Ground
23.16     Elnath Project, 8WYP,  ~

Hypnagogue Half-hour Spotlight: Al Gromer Khan
31.28     Verité est Beauté, Sky Worship
37.20     When Night Falls, Durga Avenue
41.26     I Walk Everywhere, Far Go
44.41     The Pilgrim and the Crow, Lalita
48.37     A Summer Tale, Chakra Noir
53.57     Procession for the Great Black Goddess, The God Perfume

1.02.33  Artette, Day Two, Ettetra
1.10.05  Studio Raushcenberg, Nimble, Tempelhof
1.15.05  Runar Blesvik, Tempest, Sedate
1.20.42  Symbion Project, Backscatter (Redux), Backscatter

Episode 262

As promised, an uninterrupted flow. Thanks for the day off. Let’s see where the mood takes us. (Spoiler alert: A lot of really good places.)


Start      Shambhu, Blue Whispers, Lilac Skies
4.09       Solace Road, Painted Emotions, Solace Road
8.09       Bruno Sanfillippo, Pianette, Pianette
11.34     Glåsbird, Kaltsvið,  Grønland
18.02     Forrest Fang, Lullaby for a Twin Moon, The Fata Morgana Dream
23.40     Phillip Wilkerson, Lustre of Rapture, Reveries
33.28     James Bernard, Hands, Atwater
39.44     Specta Ciera & Arbee, Wavelength, Unified Formations*
46.05     We’ve Got Muscles, Chasing Rabbits In An Underground Crossing Being Photographed By Japanese Tourists, Phonotron
51.52     Stephan Thelen, Radiant Day, Fractal Guitar
1.00.33  Colorist, Electricity, Full Circle
1.06.02  Craig Aalders, Pacific Bloom, Oceanography
1.11.10  Loren Nerell, No Suffering,. No Consciousness, No Sound, Live at Soundquest Fest 2010
1.20.19  Matthias Grassow & Michael Brückner, Xau Etach, Polar Vortex**

*Yup, I said “United” on the ‘cast.

**This is so new, there’s not a link yet. (Honestly.) I’ll add it soon as I have it.