Musicality on the Mix 2011– Episode 9

The final episode which should have gone to air three weeks ago, but due to  gremlins in the system it didn’t get to air as scheduled.

All is now fixed, so let me present jazz, though in some cases in the loosest possible terms. Ranging from prog fusion to ambient trumpet to free freakery.

Chicago Underground Duo – Green Ants from “Boca Negra” (Thrill Jockey)
Clarion Fracture Zone – Zones on Parade from “Zones On Parades” (Rufus)
Peter de Havilland – Escher from “Bois de Boulonge” (Venture)
Martin Kratochvil’s Jazz Q – Toledo from the compilation “Prog Is Nor A Four Letter Word” (Delay 68)
Dave Douglas – Eastern Parkway from “Freak In” (Bluebird)
Jon Hassell – Courage from “Fourth World, Vol 2: Dream Theory in Malaya” (EG)
Charlie Haden – Circus ’68 ’69 from “Liberation Music Orchestra” (Impulse)
Henry Cow – Came to See You from the compilation “The Road” (Recommended)
Frank Zappa – Didja Get Any Onya from “Weasels Ripped My Flesh” (Rykodisc)
Robert Wyatt – A Sunday in Madrid from Shleep” (Hannibal)


Musicality on the Mix 2011 – Episode 8

Again my apologies, but this was the episode should have gone to air three weeks ago, but gremlins got into the system.

So finally, a wide-ranging mix this week taking in ambient, 8-bit, electro-pop and David Byrne

Overseer – Meteorology from “Wreckage” (Columbia)

Mitoma – Ending from “Interstellar Debris” (Section 7)

Tricky – Yoga from “Nearly God” (Island)

The Orb – Dilmun from “Bicycles and Tricycles” (Cooking Vinyl)

Akron/Family – Cashanet (prod. Brian Eno) from “S/T II: The Cosmic Birth and Journey of Shinju TNT” (Family Tree)

Shlohmo – Just Us from “Bad Vibes” (Friends of Friends)

Leafcutter John – Palm Reader from “Tunis” (Tsuku Boshi)

Leafcutter John – Introduction in the Wrong Place from “Tunis” (Tsuku Boshi)

Banco de Gaia – Big Men Cry from “Big Men Cry” (Six Degrees)

The Juan Maclean – Everybody Get Close from an upcoming rarities compilation (DFA)

David Byrne – My Fair Lady from a Wired magazine compilation (Wired)

Cheapshot – Roopy from “ZOMG” (8bitpeople)

Caught Ship – Ground Foot from free download (Independent)

Zambri – Heather Heather Heather Heather from the EP “Glossolalia” (Kanine)

Musicality on the Mix 2011 – Episode 7

My apologies, but this was the episode should have gone to air three weeks ago, but gremlins got into the system.

So here it is – dubby excursion featuring Woob, Bill Laswell, the Sabre of Paradise… and James. Yes, the indie band. True story…

James vs The Sabres of Paradise – Jam J (excerpt 1) from “Jam J” (Fontana)

The Sabres of Paradise – Clock Factory from “Sabresonic II” (Warp)

James vs The Sabres of Paradise – Jam J (excerpt 2) from “Jam J” (Fontana)

Woob – Pondlife from “EP1” (Woob)

Automaton (Bill Laswell) -The Terran Invasion of Alpha Centauri from “Dub Terror Exhaust” (Strata)

E.A.R. – Hydroponic from the compilation “A Brief History of Ambient vol. 4” (Virgin)

Musicality on the mix 2011 – episode 6

This week we smash together electro-pop, techno, free-jazz, post-rock and some classic guitar noodling from the Duritti Column. Of note is two tracks from a new 7” single from young Canadian producer The Parish of Little Clifton.

Below, as always you can find links to legal free download of many of these tracks for your enjoyments.

Stanislav Tolkachev – Rudiment 4 from "Rudiment" (Funque Droppings)
The Parish of Little Clifton – It’s Okay, Roseanne from the 7" "Septemberish" (Bad Panda)
Depeche Mode – Photographic (Some Bizzare Verion) from "Singles 8185" (Mute)
Radiant Dragon – Terminal from "Terminal" (Cloud Factory/Independent)
Mark McGuire – Get Lost from “Living With Yourself” (Editions Mego)
Touch People – Depth Of Width Part 1 from “Show Me Your Dimensions” (Illegal Art)
Class Actress – Weekend from "Rapprocher" (Carpark)
The Parish of Little Clifton – Echo Island from the 7" "Septemberish" (Bad Panda)
Durutti Column – Lips That Would Kiss from "The Return of The Durutti Column" (Factory)
Radiant Dragon – Preseli from free download (Cloud Factory/Independent)
Sleep Over – Romantic Streams (Damu Remix) original from "Forever" (Hippos In Tanks)
Gel Set – U-lock In My Hand from free download (Omen)
Blondes (Sam Haar and Zach Steinman) – Beside You recorded live at the Easy Not Easy Festival (Independent)
Mint Julep – Aviary (Mogwai Remix) from free download (Independent)

Musicality on the Mix 2011–Ep 5

This week a gem of a 13 minute sonic experiment Röyksopp has made available to their fans to whet their appetites between albums. Orbiting this epic comes manipulated music from Vietnam and Indonesia, post-punk from The Fall and Wire, the latest song from Cat Martino, and some dubsteppiness in the middle. Enjoy…

The Fall – Paranoia Man In Cheap Shit Room from “The Infotainment Scan” (Permanent)
Wire – 23 Years Too Late (Radio Edit) from “Read & Burn 03” (Pink Flag)
The Orb – Kiss Your Love from “Ultra Rare Trax” (O.R.B.)
Tjutjuna – Songer Dance from the split cassette with Woodman “The Woodman / Tjutjuna Tour Split” (Independent)
How to Dress Well – Suicide Dream 2 (Holy Other Remix) original from the EP “Just Once”  (Love Letters Ink)
M Dubs/Lady Saw – Bump ‘N’ Grind from the single “Bump ‘n’ Grind” (Telstar)
Quenombre – Asdasd from free download (dublab)
Röyksopp – Shores Of Easy from free download (Independent)
Cat Martino – Yr Not Alone (feat. Sufjan Stevens) from “Yr Not Alone” (Independent)
Brufurd Levin Upper Extremitie – Etude Revisited from “B.L.U.E.” (Discipline Global Mobile)
Zoo – Bambu Runcing from the compilation “Jogja Istimewa” (Xeroxed)

Musicality on the mix 2011 – Episode 4

This week a mix mostly made up of recent free downloads.

Of excitement is a track from Plaid’s first album in eight years – you may also have heard of their recent work as part of Black Dog Productions. Plus tUnEyArDs gets the remix treatment from no less than the Beastie’s Ad Rock. While Musicality favourites Balam Acab and Holy Other do some remixing of their own.

Plus if anyone knows who released the track I Please You 3, or for any other comments, get in touch via

EMA – The Grey Ship from free download (Souterrain Transmissions)
SLEEP ∞ OVER – Romantic Streams (BALAM ACAB remix) originally from “Forever” (Hippos In Tanks)
Walls – Sunporch (Holy Other Remix) originally from free download (Tri Angle))
This Mortal Coil – Strength Of Strings from “Filifree & Shadow” (4AD)
Vorhees – The Orchard (Peoples Club 7-inch Version) from free download (Independent)
Plaid – Missing from Scintilli (Warp)
Unknown Artist – I Please You 3 (5:15)
Fineline – Berauschen from “World EP” (White In Music)
Ital – Ital’s Theme from the 12” “Ital’s Theme” (100% Silk)
Audiophil – Things Will Change from “Call Myself” (Phonocake)
M+A – Liko Lene Lisa – from free download  (Independent)
tUnE-yArDs – Gangsta (Ad-Rock remix) from free download (4AD)
Angel Olsen – In the Morning from the compilation “Chicago Compilation” (Twosyllable)
Tjutjuna – Songer Dance from the split cassette with Woodman “The Woodman / Tjutjuna Tour Split” (Independent)

Musicality (On The Mix) 2011 – Episode 3

An old (Eno, Hawkwind, The Mystery Trend) vs new (Grimes, Omar S, Gavin Russom) mix.

Look out for the 12 minute epic as Caribou (pseudonymously known here as Daphni) stretches out a track from Thomas Mpafumo.

Also music from the debut album form Melbournian songwriter Poland aka Holly McNaught.

And Yello. Because I care/can.

Maria Minerva – Kyrie Eleison from free download
Omar S. – Unitarian from “High School Graffiti” (Scion A/V)
S.C.U.M – White Chapel (Light Asylum Remix) original from “Again Into Eyes” (Mute)
Hawkwind – The Forge of Vulcan from “Quark Strangeness & Charm” (Griffin)
Brian Eno – The Big Ship from “Another Green World” (Island)
Poland – Anenomes from “Sea Woof” (Pocketclock)
Daphni – Mapfumo from “Edits” (Resista)  – a remix of Thomas Mpafumo & The Black Unlimited’s “Shumba”
Owiny Sigoma Band – Hera (Sun Araw Remix) – original from “Owiny Sigoma Band” (Brownswood Productions)
The Mystery Trend – Johnny Was A Good Boy from the compilation “Nuggets: Original Artifacts from the First Psychadelic Era 1965-1968” (Elektra/Sire)  
Yello – Move Dance Be Born from “Zebra” (4th & Broadway)
Grimes – Crystal Ball (stalker 432Hz mirrormix) original from “Geidi Primes” (No Pain In Pop)
Gavin Russom – Night Sky (Radio Edit) from the single “Night Sky” (DFA)