Towards The Margins #116

June 19, 2017

Cracking mix of old and new releases brought to you by the slick compare skills of Shaun Blezard.

 

Tracklisting:

  1. Archipelago – Vessels – Weightless (Self Released) – Buy
  2. Evan Parker Electro-Acoustic Ensemble – Shadow Without An Object – Toward The Margins (ECM) – Buy
  3. I Have Eaten The City – Mollusc (edit) – Secret Paths (Tombed Visions) – Buy
  4. George Hadow & Dirk Serries – Cross – Outermission (Raw Tonk) – Buy
  5. Luc Bouquet, Jean Demey, Ove Volquartz – La Malediction de la Caisse – Kind of Dali (Improvising Beings) – Buy
  6. Michael Lytle, Erhard Hirt, Hans Tammen – Oui Oyi – Twelve Ways Of Saying Yes In 18th Century France (Nachtstück) – Buy
  7. Orchestra Of The Upper Atmosphere – Inertial Force (edit) – 03 (Discus) – Buy
  8. Roscoe Mitchell & The Note Factory – Rodney King Affair – This Dance Is For Steve McCall (Black Saint) – Buy
  9. Weavels – Term Time (edit) – Weavels At Nether Edge (Discus) – Buy
  10. Sam Shalabi & Stefan Christoff – B (edit) – Sam Shalabi & Stefan Christoff (Small Scale) – Buy
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Towards The Margins #115

June 11, 2017

After a long week just spent the show nodding off. Hopefully not for too long when I should have been chatting!!

Other than that some amazing new releases on the show, so strap in and let’s go…

 

Tracklisting:

  1. THF Drenching – Gently Indented Extortionate Stool (edit) – Gently Indented Extortionate Stool (Council of Drent) – Buy
  2. Piotr Glavatskikh – Symposium – Movement III – The Unfound Sound (Fancy Music) – Buy
  3. Talea – #31 – Cuaderno de Prácticas 7 (Six Ensemble) – Buy
  4. Steve Beresford, Anna Homler, Richard Sanderson – Poodle Strings – Berlin Toy Bazaar (Linear Obsessional) – Buy
  5. Feng Hao – A Night Visit in Heiqiao (edit) – A Night Visit in Heiqiao (Self Released) – Buy
  6. Orchestra Of The Upper Atmosphere – Fictitious Force – 03 (Discus) – Buy
  7. Archipelago – Light Pollution – Weightless (Self Released) – Buy
  8. Reid Karris – Hydrargyrum – Arbor Philosophica (Self Released) – Buy
  9. Hervé Perez – Mutual Ground (edit) – Impact (Pan Y Rosas Discos) – Buy
  10. Yoko Miura, Gianni Mimmo, Ove Volquartz – Silence (edit) – Air Current (Setola di Maiale) – Buy
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Towards The Margins #114

June 4, 2017

A great show of new things, some not even out yet. Impressive amount of high-quality improvised music brought to you live from an attic in Cumbria. To make tonight’s show even more special Shaun wore his Snoopy PJs.

 

Tracklisting:

  1. Lars Larsson, Peeter Uuskyla, Niclas Rydh, David Bäck – Influx (edit) – pensive±influx (Simlas) – Buy
  2. Clive Bell – The Scarlet Gang – Asakusa Follies (Cusp) – Buy
  3. Yoko Miura, Gianni Mimmo, Ove Volquartz – The Way The Wind Blows (edit) – Air Current (Setola di Maiale) – Buy
  4. Sarah Bernstein & Kid Millions – Novo – Tense Life (577) – Buy
  5. Vibraphonic – I Caro (edit) – Space Frogs (Floating Forest) – Buy
  6. Sleight of Hand – Improvisation #1 (edit) – April 29th 2017 (Self Released) – Buy
  7. Harms Woods – Outflow At The Lockport Powerhouse (edit) – Love Songs For The Metropolitan Water Reclamation District Of Greater Chicago (Lungbasket) – Buy
  8. EUH! – The Holy Plimsoll (edit) – EUH! 4.8KM South of Yeovil (Self Released) – Buy
  9. Lost Robots – The Day I Decided to Raise my Voice an Octave – Arms (Linear Obsessional) – Buy
  10. The Hardy Tree – Sketches In D Minor (edit) – Seven at 77 (Where It’s At Is Where You Are) – Buy
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Towards The Margins #113

May 28, 2017

When you sit down to get everything ready in plenty of time, your computer decides to install an operating system update which finishes and gives you just enough time to open everything up with just seconds to spare. That.

Hopefully, it sounds like a normal show after all that excitement… Some exciting forthcoming releases on show and many recent releases make up a very strong hour of music tonight.

Tracklisting:

  1. Delia Derbyshire & Anthony Newly – I Decoded You – Moogies Bloogies (Trunk) – Buy
  2. Mark Browne, Daniel Thompson, Richard Sanderson – To Suggest Is To Create – Solitude, Reef and the Starry Veil (Linear Obsessional) – Buy
  3. Trevor Watts & Veryan Weston – Marcon – Dialogues In Two Places (Hi4Head) – Buy
  4. The Sommes Ensemble – Vendee Meldown (edit) – Heel Flipper (Small Scale Music) – Buy
  5. Davide Merlino Percussion Quartet – Urban Tribe – Go Out (Floating Forest) – Buy
  6. Kodian Trio – Pletterij (edit) – Volt/Pletterij (Raw Tonk) – Buy
  7. Alex Ward – Tiptoes (edit) – Proprioception (Weekertoft) – Buy
  8. Vibraphonic – Ricreare (II) – Pulsar (Floating Forest) – Buy
  9. Chikako Okada, Filip Zawada, Aleksander Olszewski, Adam Webster, Jan Fanfare – Track 5 – Five Layers (Fanfare) – Buy
  10. World of Fox – Further (edit) – Seven at 77 (Where It’s At Is Where You Are) – Buy
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Towards The Margins #112

May 21, 2017

All killer no filler tonight. Two new releases on Fanfare, two oddities from Trunk and a duo of tracks from the Trevor Watts archive plus even more. We sometimes wonder just how we cram so much excellence into 60 minutes.

 

Tracklisting:

  1. Delia Derbyshire & Anthony Newly – Moogies Bloogies – Moogies Bloogies (Trunk) – Buy
  2. Duet for Theremin and Lap Steel – Live at Avondale Towne Cinema (edit) – Live at Avondale Towne Cinema (Self Released) – Buy
  3. Ayako Ogawa & Filip Zawada – 4 – Ayako Ogawa & Filip Zawada (Fanfare) – Buy
  4. Derek Bailey, John Stevens, Trevor Watts – Impromptu Dynamics IV (edit) – Dynamics Of The Impromptu 1973-1974 (FMR) – Buy
  5. Isnaj Dui – Hoop Diving – Dioptrics (FBox) – Buy
  6. Vladimir Luchansky, Roman Stolyar – Live at ESG-21 (edit) – Live at ESG-21 (Nachtstück) – Buy
  7. Ayako Ogawa, Shepherds of Cats, Vj Pietrushka – Part Six (edit) – Ayako Ogawa & Shepherds of Cats & Vj Pietrushka (Fanfare) – Buy
  8. David Tudor, Christoph Caskel, Aloys Kontarsky, Benrhard Kontarsky – Refrain (For Three Performers) (edit) – Stockhausen/Kagel (Trunk) – Buy
  9. Spontaneous Music Ensemble – In The Midlands – Bare Essentials (Emanem) – Buy
  10. The Leaf Library – On An Ocean of Greatness (edit) – Seven at 77 (Where It’s At Is Where You Are) – Buy
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Towards The Margins #111

May 15, 2017

Doh!! When you do a live show and somehow don’t send the mic signal to the broadcast… Hope everyone who listened to the live version enjoyed the moments of silent contemplation. For those of you here at the archive I re-recorded the talking bits. Don’t let that spoil your enjoyment though, we have an hour of prime improvised music for you and the rambling is just like the live version!!

 

Tracklist:

  1. James Wyness – Wave (edit) – Wave (Self Released) – Buy
  2. Yoko Miura – Windy Heath – Cielo 2 (Setola Di Maiale) – Buy
  3. Jo Thomas – Highbury (edit) – Sunshine over Nimbus (Self Released) – Buy
  4. Evan Parker, John Russell, Ian Brighton, Philipp Wachsmann, Marcio Mattos, Trevor Taylor – What Else Did You Expect? (edit) – Reunion at Cafe Oto (FMR) – Buy
  5. João Pedro Viegas, Guy-Frank Pellerinn, Silvia Corda, Adriano Orrù – Encore (edit) – For Massas (Pan Y Rosas Discos) – Download
  6. Trevor Watts & Stephen Grew – Sea Evidence – All There Is (Discus) – Buy
  7. Henry Kaiser, Damon Smith, Weasel Walter – False Alarms (edit) – Plane Crash II (New Atlantis) – Buy
  8. Joel Ryan – Throbdrone Solo – Or Air (Psi) – Buy
  9. Tod Dockstader – Luna Park (edit) – Organised Sound (Trunk) – Buy
  10. Joel Mellin – Be Here With Me (edit) – Seven at 77 (Where It’s At Is Where You Are) – Buy
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Towards The Margins #110

May 1, 2017

Another hour of quality music from Towards The Margins. More from the forthcoming Sloth Racket album, new tracks from Ian Brighton, The Great Electric and Feng Hao and the usual classics from the archive. Kick back and enjoy the bank holiday with a super Sunday selection from Shaun.

 

Tracklisting:

  1. Insub Meta Orchestra – Line 1 (edit) – Archive #2 (Insub) – Download
  2. Raoul van der Weide & Gonçalo Almeida – Picture 6 – 8 Pictures (Nachtstück) – Buy
  3. Feng Hao – Parallelism – Pavilion of Silence (Self Released) – Buy
  4. Maisha – Welcome To A New Welcome – Welcome To A New Welcome (Jazz Re:Freshed) – Download
  5. Ian Brighton – Here, And Hear – Reunion at Cafe Oto (Evan Parker, John Russell, Ian Brighton, Philipp Wachsmann, Marcio Mattos, Trevor Taylor) (FMR) – Buy
  6. Reptilian Mambo – R-Mambo #5 – Mamboree (Discordian) – Buy
  7. Sloth Racket – Bark (edit) – Shapeshifters (Luminous) – Buy
  8. Barry Guy, Evan Parker, Paul Lytton, Peter Evans – Scene 3 (edit) – Scenes in the House of Music (Clean Feed) – Buy
  9. Will Holshouser Trio – Narayama – Palace Ghosts and Drunken Hymns (Clean Feed) – Buy
  10. The Great Electric – Agamemnon Counterpart (edit) – Seven at 77 (Where It’s At Is Where You Are) – Buy
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Towards The Margins #109

April 23, 2017

Show #109 and all is well – a couple of previews of excellent future releases, some new releases and topped by some classics from the archives all mixed and cooked up by your sonic chef Shaun – enjoy.

 

Tracklisting:

  1. Diatribes & Phonotopy – Partielle d’Averse (edit) – Partielle d’Averse (Insub) – Buy
  2. Agustí Martínez, Eduard Altaba, Quicu Samsó – Vulcanization – On The Nature Of Will (Discordian) – Buy
  3. Sloth Racket – Shapeshifters (edit) – Shapeshifters (Luminous) – Buy
  4. Feng Hao – Hong En Temple – Pavilion of Silence (Self Released) – Buy
  5. Ma-ti-om – Till Havs-At Sea (edit) – Ashes (Raw Tonk) – Buy
  6. Tony Malaby’s Tamarindo – Death Rattle (edit) – Live (Clean Feed) – Buy
  7. Trevor Watts Amalgam – Keep Right – Closer To You (Hi 4 Head) – Buy
  8. Paal Nilssen-Love – House (edit) – Townorchestrahouse (Clean Feed) – Buy
  9. Well Hung Game – A Close-Knit Community – Traditional Values (Raw Tonk) – Buy
  10. Jack Hayter – Flashes and Occultations (edit) – Seven at 77 (Where It’s At Is Where You Are) – Buy
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Towards The Margins #108

April 16, 2017

Bit louder than we've been of late tonight. After a nice visit to The Noise Upstairs to play with the 50/50 Ensemble I managed to blag a small pile of CDs from the merch table, courtesy of NUS man Anton Hunter, so lots from there, with some other delights we've been sent lately.

Sterling work by all. Thanks all for supporting the show and passing on great music for me to play each week.

 

Tracklisting:

  1. Delphine Dora - A Constellation Of Stars - A Stream Of Consciousness (Siren Wire Editions) - Buy
  2. Bologna Improvisers Orchestra - Track 8 - Live at Eppur Si Muove 2008 (Eclectic Polpo) - Info
  3. Combat Astronomy - The Stone Tape - Flak Planet (Zond) - Buy
  4. The Noise Eating Monsters - Clang (Edit) (Unreleased) - Soundcloud
  5. Daniel Carter, Watson Jennison, William Parker, Federico Ughi - You Think So - Vol. 3 Rochester Live! (577) - Buy
  6. The Spirit Farm - All Once More - The Spirit Farm (Slam) - Buy
  7. The Phonetic Orchestra - The Station and the Underclass (edit) - The Station and the Underclass (Insub) - Download
  8. Ferran Besalduch - Incident of Dr. Lanyon - Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (Discordian) - Buy
  9. Bryan Kolaczkowski - Unplugged (edit) - Little Matches (Self Released) - Buy
  10. Papernut Cambridge - Everything You Say Is Lyrics, Anything You Touch is Art - Seven at 77 (Where It's At Is Where You Are) - Buy
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Towards The Margins #107

April 9, 2017

Highlighting 4 new releases on the amazing Barcelona label Discordian this week, plus 3 tracks bought in the Clean Feed sale which are well worth hearing. The show is rounded out with tracks from Manchester, New York and Trevor Watts’ South African re-issue on ECM of A Wider Embrace.

Cuts off quite suddenly at the end – lost track of the time with such quality music….

 

Tracklisting:

  1. Discordian Community Ensemble – Die Parallelaktion (edit) – Contrast-Movement (Discordian) – Buy
  2. Nicholas Masson’s Parallels – Sentinel – Thirty Six Ghosts (Clean Feed) – Buy
  3. Sam Andreae, David Birchall, Otto Willberg – Sockets Filled Up With Eyes (edit) – Hair In The Chimney (Heavy Petting/Vernacular) – Buy
  4. RCJ – Cnidocitos – Adeptus Exemptus (Discordian) – Buy
  5. Daniel Carter, Watson Jennison, William Parker, Federico Ughi – No Need – Vol. 2 Toronto Live! (577) – Buy
  6. Albert Cirera, Hernâni Faustino, Luís Lopes, Vasco Furtado – Dogmatic Elders Of Doom (edit) – Temple Of Doom (Discordian) – Buy
  7. Trevor Watts Moiré Music Drum Orchestra – We Are – A Wider Embrace (ECM) – Buy
  8. Carlos Barretto, François Corneloup, José Salgueiro, Mário Delgado – Casa Branca – Lokomotiv (Clean Feed) – Buy
  9. Free Art Three – La Mujer del Mercader – Free Art Three (Discordian) – Buy
  10. John Butcher & Paal Nilssen-Love – The Stob (edit) – Concentric (Clean Feed) – Buy
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