NTS SHOWS – JANUARY 2020 W/ PAM & CÉLINE GILLAIN: MONEY, MONEY, MONEY_MIX

The longest hiatus in the history of this series is over ! For the first show of 2020, I was joined by "avant-pop diva" Céline Gillain, who provided a guest mix strictly about money.  In her own words, she realized that "the more music becomes experimental, the less you will find titles and lyrics about…Lire la suite NTS SHOWS – JANUARY 2020 W/ PAM & CÉLINE GILLAIN: MONEY, MONEY, MONEY_MIX

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

NTS SHOWS – APRIL 2018 w/ PAM & Satoshi

"April is the cruellest month" once wrote the Poet. Yes? No? Featuring music from Steve Reich, Don Cherry, A Produce and Savant, here is April's mix for NTS radio. Tracklist : BERNARD BONNIER - SOLDIER BOY STEVE REICH - FOUR ORGANS DON CHERRY, ED BLACKWELL - VOICE OF THE SILENCE SHEILA CHANDRA - QUIET 4…Lire la suite NTS SHOWS – APRIL 2018 w/ PAM & Satoshi

KYOTO, BELGIUM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZDiZ3gWBrHM&t=200s Kyoto - Venetian Blinds From Kyoto - Venetian Blinds Released on ARS Records, 1984, Belgium There's a lot about this record that is immediately appealing, and most importantly an artwork which does not deceive: a band named Kyoto, which name is written in a mock Japanese font, a drawing which symbolically recall the name…Lire la suite KYOTO, BELGIUM

IN DREAMS

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QvkMyrKmw8o&feature=youtu.be Elephant Château - Dreamings From Elephant Château - Dreamings Released on Halb Tanz Halb Schlaf, Switzerland Years ago, when I was still in high school, I stumbled across a CD-compilation called Swiss Wave in a record store. The name was very appealing as before that day I did not know anything nor did I even…Lire la suite IN DREAMS

HAMSTER RECORDS AND TAPES PART 1/4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mj66RtAQMbM Lydia Tomkiw & Terry Burrows - Pressed In An Atlas From Obscure Independent Classics Volume 5 Released on Hamster Records And Tapes, 1988, UK "I started the label when I was about 19 and a student. I’d sent some Jung Analysts demos to the Cherry Red label, which was cultishly popular at the time,…Lire la suite HAMSTER RECORDS AND TAPES PART 1/4

BREAKFAST AT GORBACHEV’S

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A6XueaovzNo Vasiliy Shumov - Porridge From Василий Шумов ‎– Время Три Released on Melodiya, 1991, USSR We've always been deeply interested in records whose stories somehow overlaped with History, and though we think that it is the case of most of the records ever released - in one way or an other - some of them connect…Lire la suite BREAKFAST AT GORBACHEV’S

LONDON UNDERGROUND

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LW7BYVMgnNg&t=2s London Underground - Motivation From London Underground - Current Affairs Session Released on On-U Sound, 1983, UK Released in 1983, London Underground's final album, Current Affairs Session - like many Adrian Sherwood's productions for his label - was way ahead of its time, providing some of the most satisfyingly freshly sounding piece of the unique blend…Lire la suite LONDON UNDERGROUND

DANCE NOT DANCE #2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aiJMc12Vtvw Elli Medeiros - Fugu From Elli Medeiros - Bom Bom... Released on Barclay, 1987, France One year ago we mentioned Ramuntcho Matta in a post about his 1985 debut album. In this post we also mentioned what we considered his most important "commercial" success, Elli Medeiros's Bom Bom... Well, maybe some of you already…Lire la suite DANCE NOT DANCE #2