Episode 275


Pulling intriguing cuts out of the Newish queue and adding 30 minutes of Seamus O’Muinechain in the center–that’s what I do, ladies and gentlemen. That’s what I do.

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Start      Petricor, Super8, First Breath
6.30       Professor Khaos, Distant Fields, Music for Video Games
18.01     Emme, A Piece of the Sky is Missing, Into the Darkness
24.56     Steve Roach, Synesthete, Bloom Ascension

Hypnagogue Half-hour Spotlight: Seamus O’Muineachain
34.19     Under the Overpass, City of Lakes
37.49     Us in the Green, City of Lakes
40.55     Gluey Leaves, Unnamed Cafe, Hoang Hoa Tham
43.57     Gom, Cloves
47.58     Nightdreaming, Cloves
51.16     Ummoon, Blood Apple
54.55     My Negative, Conflicts at the Sermon*
57.54     I’m Trying to Escape, Conflicts at the Sermon
1.00.06  Aura Borealis, Unnamed Cafe, Hoang Hoa Tham

1.04.38  Roy Mattson, Animated Equations, The Unity (compilation)
1.12.15  Indigo Symbol, Cybermind, The Unity (compilation)
1.17.02  Vague Contrast, 2late, Back & Forth
1.21.16  Franck Vigroux, Baron, Totem
1.26.26  Itai, The Greatest, Awake/Asleep

*In my library, I have these two tracks listed as being from Conflicts at the Sermon; you’ll find them as part of the self-titled release at the link.

Episode 274


Long-time listeners know the drill—when the mood says to head for darkness, off we go. That’s where we’ll spend the first 30 on this journey. A quick break, and then it’s into places less grim and more lively.

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Start      Li Yilei, 5:28, 0:00
4.54       Bas van Huizen, Resonantendamp, Kulverzuchter
10.21     Monocube, Actio in Distans, Substratum
16.09     Ebauche, Umbilical Transfer, Formic Syntax
20.49     Sutekh Hexen, Sub Stratus, S/T
32.24     George Johnston, This Has Happened Before, In Perpetuity
43.23     Medo’s Little Trap, Birds on the Snow 3, Birds on the Snow
47.14     Perpetual Motion, Viaje del Corazon, Dance of Two Souls
50.36     Real Vocal String Quartet, Exist, Culture Kin
57.57     Seamus O’Muineachain, Impossible to Know, City of Lakes
1.03.13  Yoshitaka Ito, Resonance, A Boy Walking Another Planet
1.08.33  General Fuzz, Circle Up, Study Music
1.14.15  Confluent Phase, Enceladus, Ad Astra

Episode 273


I’m glad that you listeners seem to enjoy the Half-hour Spotlights, because I very much like throwing them together. This time around we’ll focus on Michelle Qureshi, and surround her with some deep cuts from the library.

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Start      Mirror of Dreams, The Orrery at Twilight, Land of Forgotten Destiny
8.48       Christopher Alvarado & Ari Porki, The Grey Deluge, Menagerie of Clouds
15.34     Mara’s Torment, Resolution, Dexterity
25.24     Palancar, Essential Oil, Shallow River Flowing

Hypnagogue Half-hour Spotlight: Michelle Qureshi
35.14     Face of Things, Harmonic Dreams
40.45     Velvet Rains, Seventh Wave
48.26     Stars Seen, Seventh Wave
53.54     A Thousand Ways, Short Stories
56.32     River of Calm, Short Stories
59.19     Give Us This Day, Silver Chord

1.05.52  Zinovia, Emerge to Breathe, The Gift of Affliction
1.09.43  Mikronesia, Black Rain, Sick With Silence
1.16.00  MusSck, These Blind Eyes of Mine, Digital Ninja
1.19.03  Second Culture, Glass Samurai, Thunder Conjuring Mind
1.22.42  Visiting Cat, Watcher of Game Shows, Host

Episode 272


No stops on this one, and we’re keeping it a little on the quieter side. A definite headphone listen.

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Start      Ross Malcolm Boyd, Parting Ways, Clouds
11.09     Azaleas, II, Dream of Fields
26.54     embral, You’re Seeing Things (excerpt), Deep State
40.15     Sleepland, Tangled Up, Transition / Composition
44.20     øjeRum, Alting Falder I Samme Rum IV, Alting Falder I Samme Rum
50.27     Carey Moore, Time Turns to Nothing, Changing Planes
55.23     Mingo, Atmos, Above A Fractured Sky
1.01.59  Tom Adams, Particle VI (Shadow & Light), Particles
1.10.54  Byron Metcalf & Mark Seelig, Vision 1, Persistent Visions
1.21.22  Silhouette Sect, An Ever-moving Array of Beads, Metahope

Episode 270


An all-new-music episode begins with the return of a personal favorite, features a few familiar names, and takes us all so many, many sonic places…

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Start      Atomic Skunk, Spiderwood, Base Camp
6.59       Maureen Choi Quartet, Phoenix Borealis, Theia
14.43     Tom Moore & Sherry Finzer, Timeless Flow, Sound Currents
21.21     Toby Marks & Andrew Heath, With Iron (South) parts 1-3, Motion
37.32     Russ Young, Cavern, Pala
44.31     Hipnotic Earth, And Then She Smiles, Suspended in Silence
49.41     Samsuo, Scene Break, The Other Gold Side
54.58     Emilia, Spring Through A Window, Spring Through A Window
1.02.11  Ben Rath, Wait for It, Any Given Moment
1.11.48  Alio Die & Lorenzo Montana, The Closest Place to the Soul, The Threshold of Beauty
1.23.51  Tomotsugu Nakamura, Echoes, Monologue

Episode 269


Plenty of sounds to explore, including a deep 30-minute immersion in the music of Loren Nerell.

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Start      Gunnar Spardel, A Day in a Lifetime, Simplicity in a Complex World
6.42       Grayhawk, The Banteay Srei Temple, Voice of the Ancestors
11.34     Spices Peculiar, Bridge to Santosa, Coastline
20.05     David Wright, Stranger Days Parts 5&6, Stranger Days
28.27     Western Edges, Very Good On The Rushes, Prowess
31.42     Witnesses, Signals, II

Hypnagogue Half-hour Spotlight: Loren Nerell
38.08     No Suffering, No Consciousness, No Sound, Live at Soundquest Fest 2010
47.18     Liquid Metal Stasis, The Venerable Dark Cloud
54.56     Persistence of Dream Imagery, Slow Dream
1.03.09  with Mark Seelig: Mulu Caves – Sarawak, Malaysia, Cave Dwellers

1.15.09  Henry Courgette, Quietude, Qaptain Quolshed’s Cosmic Quest
1.18.54  A Spot on the Hill, Coffee, Birdsong, and You, A Need That Runs Too Deep
1.23.21  MALK, The Sunken Place, WMAIDIT
1.26.49  Laura Masotto, Lucciola, Fireflies

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!

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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.