NTS – APRIL 2021 W/ PAM & CARLOS

April is the cruelest month. It's also one of my favorite months, days are noticeably getting longer, hotter and sunnier in Paris, and I'm not suffering from hay fever yet. But the poet is right, it's a cruel month. Its spring colours lure us. Our expectations for a good change are great, but, by the…Lire la suite NTS – APRIL 2021 W/ PAM & CARLOS

NTS – FEBRUARY 2021 W/ PAM & FRANCIS DOSOO

I did not really know Francis Dosoo when I saw them in Paris earlier this year ; we briefly met each other in Scotland in 2017, where I played at a Rhythm Machine - a party Francis and Andy Danet used to throw in Glasgow and Edinburg. In Paris, where Francis recently moved, we talked…Lire la suite NTS – FEBRUARY 2021 W/ PAM & FRANCIS DOSOO

NTS – OCTOBER 2020 : JEAN-LUC NEST SPECIAL W/ DJ F16 FALCON

DJ F16 Falcon joined me for a very special show this month. He has been digging into Jean-Luc Nest's archives for months and provided a perfect 60-min long introduction to the work of the Alsatian composer. https://www.mixcloud.com/NTSRadio/okonkole-y-trompa-7th-october-2020/ Jean-Luc Nest began his musical explorations with traditional instruments, including his beloved Accordion as well as electric and…Lire la suite NTS – OCTOBER 2020 : JEAN-LUC NEST SPECIAL W/ DJ F16 FALCON

NTS SHOWS – MARCH 2019 W/ PAM & Captain Starlight

There's a handful of people whose names have been around circulating amongst record fanatics - names associated with excentric, odd and unique collections. Amongst these collectors, one mind always stands up for me as being very independent, that is Ewald Dupan and his aliases - the DJ, Captain Starlight and the YouTube guy Parels Voor…Lire la suite NTS SHOWS – MARCH 2019 W/ PAM & Captain Starlight

ENTRY #3 : A LITTLE BIT OF FOLK

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7PxIcxvX8aY Trio Romançal - Capoeira - Meia Noite & Kalimba - Matuque From Trio Romançal Brasileiro - S/T Not on label, Brazil, 1987 It's been quite a long while since I last wrote here. I've been enquired with many things (things I posted about on OYT, especially this new label, DRAMA), but I've not…Lire la suite ENTRY #3 : A LITTLE BIT OF FOLK

NTS SHOWS – NOVEMBER 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

NTS SHOWS – JUNE 2018 w/ PAM & Satoshi

A few favourites from Cherry Red Records were played side-by-side in our June show for NTS radio. It also features other UK Post-Punk favourites from Dislocation Dance or Mag & The Suspects. TRACKLIST : BEAUTIFUL PEA GREEN BOAT - Passed Into Greening MORT GARSON - Ode To An African Violet PRINCE FAR I & THE ARABS - Plant Up DANNY ALIAS…Lire la suite NTS SHOWS – JUNE 2018 w/ PAM & Satoshi

OYT ON AIR : NTS SHOWS – MARCH 2018 w/ Rahim & Gyeongsu – A WALK AROUND THE BLOC

Rahim and Gyeongsu join forces for a one hour long set dedicated to music from the East. Focused on three countries from the ex-Bloc, the show crosses eras and genres, from the 80s to today, playing around between radiophonic spoken word, electronic mid tempo soundtrack and spiritual folk. More info through the hour provided by…Lire la suite OYT ON AIR : NTS SHOWS – MARCH 2018 w/ Rahim & Gyeongsu – A WALK AROUND THE BLOC

HURDY-GURDY MAN

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JhfbaCaPTuk Remy Couvez - Rêve de Voyage From Rémy Couvez - Paysages Intérieurs Self-released, 1986, France We wrote about many records which blended oriental musical influences with "Western" musical culture, but never have we dealt before with the hurdy-gurdy and the ancestral traditions which surround this instrument. Alongside Valentin Clastrier (another renowned French hurdy-gurdy player)…Lire la suite HURDY-GURDY MAN