It's that time of the year again, that time when (mostly North American) people celebrate ghosts, werewolves and the rest of a bestiary popularized by Hollywood productions. From time to time, I love a little fright, especially when it comes from eerie melodies and spooky musical atmospheres. That's why I summoned Creepy Pasta legend Ben…Lire la suite NTS SHOWS – NOVEMBER 2019 W/ PAM & BEN DROWNED
Not only is DJ F16 a great producer, he is also a DJ. Hence the name, yes. The two of us deliver a two hour-long broad exploration of "Dub", from its Jamaican origins to its most leftfield artefacts. https://www.mixcloud.com/NTSRadio/okonkole-y-trompa-9th-october-2019/ TRACKLIST : BBC 4 - Reggae Britannia (Extract) SNARES - Electric Funeral DJ F16 FALCON - Family Grocery Haul TENASTELIN, TNT…Lire la suite NTS SHOWS – OCTOBER 2019 W/ PAM & DJ F16 FALCON
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1eMp7k6DysA Kerry Delius - Dear Christine From Kerry Delius - They Say It's Gonna Rain Released on Arrival Records, 1984, UK If you're used to reading this blog, you probably share with us the idea that "B-sides" can almost be considered as a subgenre of pop music; a musical territory where musicians let loose of…Lire la suite ENTRY #11: ANOTHER B-SIDE STORY
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q8oS2D9MOhI&t=75s Ouverture - Rencontre From Ouverture - Rencontre Self-released, 1985, France I read in a newspaper that, according to some recent studies, no matter what's the weather like, it's always French people's favourite topic of conversation - and global warming is probably making it even worse... What these studies are missing, in my opinion, is…Lire la suite ENTRY#7 : WHAT’S THE WEATHER REPORT LIKE?
This month, Satoshi invited Amsterdam-based DJ Fry Ry for 2 hours of experimental mayhem. Clean your mind from the syrupy sounds that we're being bombarded with all day long with this mental trip inside your ear. TRACKLIST : FRY RY - Guest Mix ROBERT ASHLEY - Automatic Writing PHILIPPE MÉNARD, SERGE RUSTIN - Conte Bleu HECTOR ZAZOU - Que Le Bongo Est Beau…Lire la suite NTS SHOWS – FEBRUARY 2019 W/ Fry Ry & Satoshi
You will read about not one but three records in this article. Let's figure out what drove us from one record to the others, starting with an artist and a label you might have read many times about on this site : one of our biggest musical heroes, Steve Beresford, and the beloved French label…Lire la suite ENTRY #4 : WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE?
For our latest show of the year we went from "sad ballads" favorites to some shinning dance classics via Kate Bush most leftfield moments and Robert Palmer. And I'm pretty happy with how it went ! Not that much of a Christmas show though... Sorry for the Christmas heads. TRACKLIST : HUMAN FLESH - Alone (First Part)…Lire la suite NTS SHOWS – DECEMBER 2018 W/ PAM & Satoshi
This month show is a classic "one hour each" split between PAM & Satoshi. The first hour features material from Agnès Varda's 1977 wonderful "L'Une Chante, L'Autre Pas", hence the visual. Highly recommended movie. You can check it here : TRACKLIST : KRIKOR KOUCHIAN - Saudi (Extract) CÉLINE GILLAIN - You’re Magic (DRAMA2) SEBASTIAN GANDERA - Et L Obscurite Toute Entiere…Lire la suite NTS SHOWS – NOVEMBER 2018 W/ PAM & Satoshi
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D2pi999ja-c Céline Gillain - Fight or Flight From Céline Gillain - Bad Woman Out December 2018 on DRAMA, France “It’s not easy to be free, but it’s harder not to be”.These are the first words to Bad Woman, Céline Gillain’s debut LP on DRAMA. I've never had that many difficulties writing a text for a…Lire la suite CÉLINE GILLAIN – BAD WOMAN (DRAMA2)
September : end of Summer, beginning of Autumn... I think this show operates that Season switch with some proper Balearic Chansons by the likes of Laurent Voulzy or the song that inspired Joe Dassin's L'Été Indien (Indian Summer) turning into the sad melodies of Günther Beckers or O Yuki Conjugate... TRACKLIST : WALLY BADAROU -Gabriel's…Lire la suite NTS SHOWS – SEPTEMBER 2018 W/ PAM & Satoshi