Towards The Margins #132

October 22, 2017

After a week off to work at Tusk Festival, we're back playing music that lives Towards The Margins - the new releases have built up, some great older releases new to us here and a couple of old favourites - a pure smorgasbord of improvised wonder.

 

Tracklisting:

  1. Gift Aid Stickers - We Both Would - Money Chops (Knunk) - Buy
  2. In Quattro - The Tiny Leap (edit) - In Quattro (Floating Forest) - Buy
  3. Colin Webster & Andrew Cheetham - Eller (edit) - A River Carving Ever Through The Land (Raw Tonk) - Buy
  4. André de Castro & Wayne Rex - A Day Full of Burnt Matches (edit) - Matches in Darkness (Al Sand) - Buy
  5. Dom Minasi String Quartet - Zing, Zang, Zoom! - Dissonance Makes the Heart Grow Fonder (Konnex) - Buy
  6. Lawrence Casserley & Adam Linson - Stratum Spongiosum - Integument (Psi) - Buy
  7. Richard Scott & Marta Zapparoli - Zygomycota - Hyphae (Sound Anatomy) - Buy
  8. Francesco Covarino - Oliva#70 - Olive (Thirsty Leaves) - Buy
  9. Rui Bonito - Low Key - Low Key (Thirsty Leaves) - Buy
  10. John Daly, Moody Alien & Zenjungle - A Fortuitous Encounter of Parallels (edit) - TLM presents Vol.1 ...Should Be Feared (?) (Thirsty Leaves) – Buy
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Towards The Margins #131

October 9, 2017

A show of mighty fine music and a very tired presenter. Been a very long week here, finished with a full on weekend of Fun Palaces. Tonight’s triangle feature is Iklecktik, a glorious venue in London with the rest of the show taken up with some great new releases and a couple of older tracks.

 

Tracklisting:

  1. Tyshawn Sorey – Contemplating Tranquility (edit) – Verisimilitude (Pi) – Buy
  2. Lawrence Casserley & Jeffrey Morgan – Martian Arts – Room 2 Room (Konnex) – Buy
  3. Colin Webster & Andrew Lisle – Live at De Singer (edit) (Raw Tonk) – Buy
  4. Sawa – Chai Chai Alay – Sawa (Two Rivers) – Buy
  5. Yazz Ahmed – Bloom – La Saboteuse (Naim) – Buy
  6. Archipelago – Let Go Of – Weightless (Self Released) – Buy
  7. Talea – #48 – Cuaderno de Prácticas 11 (Six Ensemble) – Buy
  8. Tellef Øgrim – Sit – What Is It (Simlas) – Buy
  9. Katsuya Nonaka – Nonaka – Nonaka, Kanngiesser, Ikeda, Bell Live at Iklectik (Iklectik) – Buy
  10. Edward Lucas & Elico Suzuki (Suzueri) – Two Before the Fourth (edit) (Iklectik) – Buy
  11. Machinefabriek – Live at Iklectik (edit) (Iklectik) – Buy
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Towards The Margins #130

October 1, 2017

It is easy to big up what you do, to say the tracks you’ve chosen are the best, but really, really, we have some stunning new releases on tonight’s show. There are 4 or 5 albums that will be vying for a place in the Top Ten albums of 2017 we played tonight. The older stuff is not too shabby either!! So turn the lights down low and listen to #130…

 

Tracklisting:

  1. Evan Parker Electro-Acoustic Ensemble – Hasselt 3 – Hasselt (Psi) – Buy
  2. Gusev KP, Martin Hoogeboom, Paul Mimlitsch – III – Trapped! (Thirsty Leaves) – Buy
  3. Irreversible Entanglements – Enough – Irreversible Entanglements (International Anthem) – Buy
  4. Lone Arrivals – Placed In Ember – Nomad Roads (Tiny Wytch) – Buy
  5. Tyshawn Sorey – Cascade in Slow Motion – Verisimilitude (Pi) – Buy
  6. Viv Corringham & Lawrence Casserley – NE Caicias – Anemoi (FMR) – Buy
  7. Moondog – Oboe Round – Moondog (Trunk) – Buy
  8. Daniel Carter, Patrick Holmes, Matthew Putman, Hilliard Greene, Federico Ughi – Words Glow – Telepathic Alliances (577) – Buy
  9. Donald Sturge Anthony McKenzie II – Renisha McBride (featuring Arnold Lee) – Silenced (577) – Buy
  10. Federico Ughi – Sogno Sempre D’Estate (edit) – Heart Talk (577) – Buy
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Towards The Margins #129

September 24, 2017

A set of classics tonight from some of the giants of freely improvised music. If you are new to this form of music then you won't go far wrong starting here... All killer, no filler.

Tracklisting:

  1. Martin Küchen, Keith Rowe, Seymour Wright - at29 (edit) - Küchen, Rowe, Wright (Another Timbre) - Buy
  2. Spontaneous Music Ensemble - Familie (edit) - Oliv & Familie (Emanem) - Buy
  3. Yoko Miura & Teppo Hauta-aho - Nostalgia (edit) - Nostalgia (ODD7) - Buy
  4. Philipp Wachsmann & Lawrence Casserley - Purple Plumed Plover - Garuda (Bead) - Buy
  5. Paul Bley, Evan Parker, Barre Phillips - Variation 6 - Sankt Gerold (ECM) - Buy
  6. Meredith Monk - Respite - Songs Of Ascension (ECM) - Buy
  7. Lol Coxhill & Veryan Weston - Sneeze - Boundless (Emanem) - Buy
  8. Derek Bailey - Improvisation On Guitar Piece No.1 - Pieces For Guitar (Tzadik) - Buy
  9. John Coltrane - Jupiter Variation - Interstellar Space (Impulse!) - Buy
  10. Mark Wastell - Crimson (edit) - Come Crimson Rays (Kning Disk) - Buy
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Towards The Margins #128

September 17, 2017

A good bit of drifty, droning goodness on the show tonight with a great Triangle feature of vintage jazz and experimental electronics re-issued on Trunk Records as part of their 50p Fridays download series.

 

Tracklisting:

  1. Attilio Mineo – The Queen City – Man in Space with Sounds (World’s Fair Records) – Buy
  2. Deep Tide Quartet – The Imploder – See One, Do One, Teach One (Discus) – Buy
  3. Bryan Kolaczkowski – Layerling (edit) – The Figurative is the Literal; A Guide for the Future, Which is the Past  (Self Released) – Buy
  4. Isnaj Dui – Loop 3 – Sunspot Loops (Courier) – Buy
  5. Space Metal Chaos Ensemble – Hold on to Your Pantaloons (edit) – Electropositivity (Evil Clown) – Buy
  6. Tiago Morais Morgado – 64 (Nachtstück) – Buy
  7. Duet for Theremin and Lap Steel – Live at the Spot August 2017 (edit) (Self Released) – Buy
  8. Jeanne Lee & Ran Blake – Where Flamingos Fly – The Newest Sound Around (Trunk) – Buy
  9. Hideo Shiraki – In Fiesta – In Fiesta (Trunk) – Buy
  10. Pierre Henry & Maurice Béjart – Transfiguration (edit) – Orphée Ballet (Trunk) – Buy
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Towards The Margins #127

September 3, 2017

In a tiny corner of Cumbria every Sunday the Towards The Margins radio show slips out onto the air, playing an hour of the finest improvised music. This weeks show features world exclusive plays of forthcoming albums coming out soon from labels in Yorkshire and New York, a bunch of other new releases and finished off with a triangle of tracks from Portugal.

Towards The Margins. Punching well above its weight!

 

Tracklisting:

  1. Daniel Carter, Watson Jennison, William Parker, Federico Ughi – You Think So – Vol. 3 Rochester Live! (577) – Buy :: (Forward Festival Kickstarter)
  2. EUH! – Michael Ball Stole My Moped (The Ballad of Montpellier) (edit) – Michael Ball Stole My Moped (The Ballad of Montpellier) (Self Released) – Buy
  3. Deep Tide Quartet – See One, Do One, Teach One (edit) – See One, Do One, Teach One (Discus) – Buy
  4. Giacomo Salis, Paolo Sanna Percussion duo – Live at Cavallerizza Irreale (edit) – Live at Cavallerizza Irreale (Plus Timbre) – Download
  5. Áine O’Dwyer – Underbuilding – Safely Adrift (Self Released) – Buy
  6. Isnaj Dui – Blind Spot – Poiesis (Rural Colours) – Buy
  7. Donald Sturge Anthony McKenzie II – Malissa Williams & Timothy Russell feat. Melvin Gibbs – Silenced (577) – Buy :: (Forward Festival Kickstarter)
  8. Julie Kjær 3 – Dear Mr Bee – Dobbeltgæenger (Clean Feed) – Buy
  9. Luis Jose Martins – Folksong (edit) – Tentos, Invencoes E Encantamentos (Clean Feed) – Buy
  10. Trinity – Breaking Them Old – Breaking The Mold (Clean Feed) – Buy
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Towards The Margins #126

August 27, 2017

Another great show with a subtle field recordings theme weaving through. Amongst the mighty fine music, tonight sees the return of Triangle – the feature where we close the show with 3 tracks from a featured label. Tonight it was the turn of the lovely named shhpuma.

 

Tracklisting:

  1. Giovanni Lami – 10-00 (edit) – Hysteresis II (Czaszka) – Buy
  2. Out of The Blue – Vöglein – Sommerwellen, Out of The Blue live at Donaufestwochen Strudengau (Nachtstück) – Buy
  3. Evan Parker & Seymour Wright – Stone III – Tie the Stone to the Wheel (Fataka) – Buy
  4. Crank Sturgeon – False Hello (edit) – Forging Hay (Orb Tapes) – Buy
  5. Shepherds of Cats & Günter Heinz – In the Distance I Saw Me Mate – Shepherds of Cats & Günter Heinz (Tombed Visions) – Buy
  6. Zarabatana – Zaratustra – O Terceiro Corno (A Giant Fern) – Buy
  7. Daniel Barbiero & Cristiano Bocci – Bruxelles Gare du Midi (edit) – Non Places (Acustronica) – Download
  8. OZO – Short Story – A Kind of Zo (Shhpuma) – Buy
  9. Big Bold Back Bone – Immerge (edit) – In Search Of The Emerging Species (Shhpuma) – Buy
  10. João Camões & Jean-Marc Foissat – Suite Pour La Trosième Oreille (edit) – A La Face Du Ciel! (Shhpuma) – Buy
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Towards The Margins #125

August 20, 2017

An austerity special tonight. The entire playlist was put together for £8, mainly that high because I couldn’t resist adding to my Evan Parker collection so blew £7 on a CD.

Most of the tracks presented tonight are farmed from Bandcamp and the netlabel scene and I for one dare you to see any slipping of standards! An hour of prime pay what you want improv for your ears.

 

Tracklist:

  1. WeaklingChild – Desecrate This Church (Self Released) – Buy
  2. Natalia Kamia & Haruhiko Okabe – Mastcutters’ Hymn to the Solar Bird – Mastcutters (Pan Y Rosas Discos) – Download
  3. Tim Hill, Michael Fairfax, Dave Young – Swimming with Leviathans – Leviathan Whispers (Self Released) – Buy
  4. Sebastian Sequoiah-Grayson – Great Hall no. 4 – University Improvisations: The Great Hall (Self Released) – Buy
  5. Chris Cundy & Benedict Taylor – Hidden Bomba (edit) – Hidden Bomba (Linear Obsessional) – Buy
  6. Dave Jackson & Dave Birchall – Stay Free (edit) – Stay Free (Self Released) – Buy
  7. Tiago Morais Morgado – M de a Amor, Fá de Nota Musical (edit) – M de a Amor, Fá de Nota Musical (Nachtstück Records) – Buy
  8. John Coxon, Evan Parker, Eddie Prévost – Cinema (edit) – Cinema (Fataka) – Buy
  9. Bryan Kolaczkowski – Part Two (edit) – Cryptech (Self Released) – Buy
  10. Duet for Theremin and Lap Steel – Live at Betty’s Grill in Nashville (edit) (Self Released) – Buy
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Towards The Margins #124

August 13, 2017

All newish releases on tonight’s show – this year really is fizzing with amazing releases from all over the globe. So strap in for an hour of exploratory, improvised music.

 

Tracklisting:

  1. Bryan Kolaczkowski – Why Be Spectre (edit) – Expansion and Contradiction (Self Released) – Buy
  2. You and Me – Ghostyard – Beast Diaries (Self Released) – Buy
  3. Bad Body featuring Circuit Breaker – Tears Before Bedtime – Live Life (Tombed Visions) – Buy
  4. Bernhard Wöstheinrich, Wolfgang Seidel, Volker Lankow – Kreuzberg Polyphony Sessions, Episode 4, Part 1 – Kreuzberg Polyphony Session, Ep. 4 (Iapetus) – Buy
  5. Tim Hill & Dave Young – Meantime – Boneyard Rants and Raves (Self Released) – Buy
  6. Talea – #44 – Cuaderno de Prácticas 10 (Six Ensemble) – Buy
  7. Yeah You – Hair Moats – Krutch (Slip) – Buy
  8. Edward Lucas & Elico Suzuki (Suzueri) – Two Before the Fourth (edit) – Two Before the Fourth (Iklectik) – Buy
  9. Tony Peña, Juan Antonio Miñana – La Espera – Sin Rumbo (Six Ensemble) – Buy
  10. Leap of Faith – Impactor (edit) – Impactor (Evil Clown) – Buy
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Towards The Margins #123

August 6, 2017

A cracking show tonight. Some great new releases and some absolute classics from the vaults. No amusing stories to recount or interesting facts to give you. We have racked up the episodes to #123 which is nice though.

Tracklisting:

  1. Art Pepper - Straight Life - Meets The Rhythm Section (Contemporary) - Buy
  2. Brazen Head - Kraken Song (edit) - Verdigris (Self Released) - Buy
  3. John Dikeman, Dirk Serries, René Aquarius - Day Realms (edit) - Day Realms (Tombed Visions) - Buy
  4. Leap of Faith Orchestra - Supernovae (edit) - Supernovae (Evil Clown) - Buy
  5. Carolina Rizzi & Omar Grandoso - Rock Nacional (edit) - Rock National (Pan Y Rosas Discos) - Download
  6. Sabu & Sahib Shihab - Nus - Various: Spiritual Jazz 7: Islam (Jazzman) - Buy
  7. Ryan Kinney & Ambrose Pottie - Shack of My Dreams (edit) - Insensiblement (Self Released) - Buy
  8. Maja Bugge - Shelter - Shelter (Euridice) - Buy
  9. Shepherds of Cats & David McLean - Nnnnnyyyyyaaarrrrgggnnnnneeeeeiiiiiarrrrnnnnn Naaaaaayyyyyyyyyooooowwwwwwnnnnnnn Coda Hhhhooohhaaaaah - Shepherds of Cats & David McLean (Tombed Visions) Buy
  10. Don Cherry - Eagle Eye - Orient (BYG) - Buy
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