Episode 310

This episode does two things. One, it weaves it way between the Newish queue and the library–and by that I mean, track by track. And two, it goes all over the dang place, musically speaking. Buckle up. It’s a pretty wild ride, and I’m not getting in the way. We’ll talk in 90.

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Start      Igneous Flame, Arp 12, Speed of Life
4.37       Life Audience, Buddah Wears Headphones, Waves & Particles
9.50       Matthias Grubel, Stars Under the Snow, Matters of Stability
14.16     Stratus Luna, Onirica, Stratus Luna
21.42     Mong Tong, In the K Court, Mystery
25.29     Samurau, Goteborg’s Light, Things Left Unsaid
34.16     Under the Reefs Orchestra, Le Marcheur, Under the Reefs Orchestra*
40.19     Kyle Bobby Dunn, Sets Of Four (Its Meaning Is Deeper Than Its Title Implies), A Young Person’s Guide To
45.08     Eleuteria, Cello Sonata in E Minor (Largo, Allegro), In My Chest
49.16     Domingues & Kane, Lament No 7, Gut + Voltage
54.46     Ambinate, Remnant, Studies
1.00.56  Majestica, Monte Alban, Auriga to Orion
1.06.18  Jarguna & Henrik Meierkord, Through Melancholy, Tapestry Flow
1.14.45  North Atlantic Drift, Formation, Departures, Vol 2
1.19.29  AJNA, Astral Hybridization, Oracular
1.25.46  Spiricom, Dead Time, Anthems for the Afterlife

*A fun story about your clueless host–but let it be said that I do get some unusual album titles here, so bear that in mind. You will hear me say that this album is called “s/t”–because that’s the way it imported in when I downloaded it, and who am I to question such things? It wasn’t until I looked for the link to the album (weeks later) that I understood that “s/t” was not the actual title but meant…yup…”self-titled.”

Episode 294


A big bolt of energy kicks off this episode. I’ll layer in some analog thrills, and tie it together with a touch or two of quiet. Variety is the spice of podcast life, I say!

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Start      Altus, Hold Strong, Strength of Fate
5.34       Signal Void, Static Souls, This Liminal Reality
9.29       Only Now, Captivity, Captivity
16.28     Robert Jurjendal & Miguel Noya, Curiara A View Above Water, The Power of Distance
24.02     Lone Cosmonaut, Citrus, Zucker (compilation)
29.33     Al Jewer & Andy Mitan, Levels Of Peace, A Better Life (compilation)
39.00     Kyle Bobby Dunn, Statuit, Ways of Meaning
44.24     Craig Padilla & Marvin Allen, Hidden, Toward the Horizon
55.15     Kryshe, Hauch, Hauch
1.00.44  Sensitive Chaos, Simon Stilites Dreams Of Rain, Seeker After Patterns
1.08.27  Paul Ellis, Lights of a Departing Train, Moth in Flames
1.16.04  Jason Sloan, Aleppo, Haven

Episode 292


I get some pretty weird music around here sometimes, and it needs to be heard, too. So we start there and journey forth. If it’s not particular your cup of joy, stick around–we’ll pay a visit to our old friend analog around the middle part, and close off with some long drifts. No stops on this one.

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Start      Aaron Oppenheim, Many More, Cumberland County
9.26       CLAVICVLA, Apocryphal Truth, Sepulchral Blessing
16.11     Jim Ottaway, Beautiful Desolation (Angels & Demons) – radio edit, Beautiful Desolation
22.11     Ryan Somerville & Ben McCarthy, ∞.6, Paranoia Is Appropriate
26.51     Pandorama, The New Scarcity, Aphantasia
30.25     Simon Grab, Neurochemical Behaviour, Posthuman-Species
33.43     Artificial Waves, Cutting a Mobius Strip, The Complexity of Simple
39.08     computerchemist, Time is a Great Healer (Parts III-IV), That Which Prevails
44.32     REMY, Into the Dream, Exhibition of Dreams
56.43     Hypocoristicon, Solar Lullaby, Sidereal Chrestomathy
1.08.22  Juta Takahashi, Faint Light, Pleochroism
1.19.07  Steve Roach, Deeper … still (excerpt), Stillpoint

Episode 290

After a fair mix of styles from the Newish queue, the back end of this episodes dives into some tribal-tinged spaces for a deep ride.

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Start      N & Signals Under Tests, Disrupt IV, Disrupt/Construct
7.36       Sleeping Toys, One Billion Disappointments, Breath
13.13     Sadon & Treha Sektori, Elimination, Symphony of Dying
19.06     Nomazii, Body Without Wings, Beauty of Unkempt Places
23.25     Michael Sheppard, Mother is Sleepwalking, 12 Images
26.45     Polly Fae, Lightbody, Dreamwalkers
32.04     Jonas Meyer, Uppehåll, Konfusion
36.20     Lucid Grain, Paradigms, Sustain & Release
45.28     Steve Brand, Mountain Pass, The Great Hoop
1.00.23  Byron Metcalf & Steve Roach, A Noble Direction, Tales from the Ultra Tribe
1.09.57  Common Ground, Ancient Whispers, Common Ground
1.14.34  Numina, Furrowed Transitions, Through the Gates to Nowhere
1.22.54  Kelly David, Imperial City of Drone, Meditation in Green

Episode 289


Welcome to 2020, everyone. Wow, that sounds so futuristic… We’ll kick off the year with some uptempo cuts, spend 30 with our friend Colin Rayment, then knock a few items off the “must play” list hanging in the library. By the way, time to take off that New Year’s Eve party hat…

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Start      Maïak, The Gasoline and the Match on a Glad Beautiful Spring Day, A Lie We Don’t Believe Anymore
7.03       Cathode Ray Tube, Death Group, Dark Roads for Young Magus
16.00     Savan & Abuelo Reynaldo, Duedunrie, Amazonas
23.45     dyLAB, Unicocca, Eudorina

Hypnagogue Half-hour Spotlight: Colin Rayment
34.53     Synaptic Pruning, Transitional States
40.27     Iridescence, Beyond the Aurora
50.04     Waxing and Waning, Architects of Orion
55.55     Echoes From The Past, FRB

1.04.33  Perpetual Motion, Where Does the Time Go?, Dance of Two Souls
1.09.18  Erik Nilsson, A Tap at the Window, The Imperfect Tense
1.13.49  Andrew Howie, Each Time They Kissed They Seemed to Go Further, Solo Guitar Loops 1
1.21.53  Bvdub, I’m Coming Home (from the sky), Born in Tokyo

Episode 278


Hang on, Hypna-fans…this one takes a turn toward the shadowy side in the first half. But stick around and we’ll lighten it up a little before we’re done. Plus: the sounds of Luna (the dog).

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Start      Nathan Moody, Sonnenaufgang, Future Rituals
5.59       Skyphone, Murmalvejr, Marsh Drones
11.15     Vieo Abiungo, Short Sell, The Dregs
15.05     Al Gromer Khan, The Future Sound of Tennessee, In High Places
21.52     Kelly David, Laukoo, Meditation in Green
29.56     Visions, Lamentation, Temples
36.31     Moljebka Pvlse, An Emptiness of Language, Komoku
49.27     Malcolm Galloway, Transition (excerpt), Transitions
1.01.38  Neuro…No Neuro, Enjoy the Magnetic Embrace, Scans
1.04.05  Jumpel, Sticking Day, Cabogato
1.07.27  Pemë, Temple of the Frog, Dark Baltic
1.14.24  Deer Park Ranger, Patchwork People, Wolf
1.19.50  Fallen, Lay Your Bones, Dry Your Tears, Against the Storm

Episode 276


New albums from long-time favorites, new favorites from new names–and all of it delicious music. I’ll meet you inside.

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Start      Panic Girl, Moonbase, Cake on Jupiter
3.47       Planet of the Arps, Battle for the Planet of the Arps, Planet of the Arps
19.04     Glamaticus, Future Nostalgia, Journeys of Love
23.09     TZA, C(x) = Space, Cosmos (t,x,m,E)
26.54     Sven Laux, ODD IV, ODD
36.30     Robert Scott Thompson, Kulper’s Ultima Thule, Pluviophilia, Disc 2
44.08     Igneous Flame, Fix Your Gaze, Indigo
53.17     Jeroen Dirrix, Sightless, Until Daylight / Sightless
58.44     Gunnar Spardel, Infinite, Simplicity in a Complex World
1.03.17  Gemini Tri, Moebius Strip, Lemniskata
1.09.04  Logic Moon, Under The Blue, I See Planets
1.15.04  Miles Richmond & Peter Grenader, Frame 313, POV (featuring Steve Roach)
1.22.05  Alpha Wave Movement, Deep Departure, Polyphasic Music

 

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 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.

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.

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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