the sveltecast is finally here! (aka it’s podcast time, people)

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the saucy svelte oneFor a few years I’ve had a little distribution network for my monthly radio show, but now it’s time to automate that little bugger so y’all can get it directly to your phone, internet radio, tablet, desktop computer etc etc etc.

If you’re new to all things svelte, my radio show is full of new tunes from across the musical spectrum, from folk to techno, Mozart to Muhly, pop to po-faced pretension. I also half-arsedly review shows to which I have been, records that I have liked, art that’s delighted or disappointed and sometimes a bit of politics.

To subscribe click here or put http://feeds.feedburner.com/thesvelteselection into your favourite podcatching application. If you’re on iTunes and those links aren’t working, try this one.

At first I’ll simply be podcasting my full Purple Radio show (2 hours every month), but I hope to move to an hour a fortnight to make it a bit more manageable. Each episode will come with a link to the blog and a fulltracklisting so you can go and get your mits on the glorious tunes and support the artists making the stuff you like.

For the time being I’ll have a maximum of three shows available, though the full archive will continue to be available via this here blog.

Please get in contact with any suggestions or to let me know about any problems, this is step into new territory pour moi.

Oh, and if you’ve got pointers to records or musicians you think I’d like, or want to send me your music directly, please please PLEASE do.

You’ll find a little contact box here or you can always pop over to Facebook or drop me at tweet @thesvelteone

Enjoy!

the svelte selection – March onwards

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tss150305It’s March, spring is nearly here, and there’s a whole load of music upon which to catch up.

So come and get it via the stream and \ or download link or have a listen over on Spotify.

 

Tracklisting

 

  1. Deborah – Waiting Games from Waiting Games – EP
  2. Sam Amidon – Maid Lamenting from Lily-O
  3. James McVinnie – Slow Twitchy Organs from Cycles
  4. Le Thug – Pals from Place Is EP
  5. Goat – Bondye from Commune
  6. SoundOnSoundOnSound – You don’t know Monsieur J. (download it over on Soundcloud).
  7. Canoe Club – One In One Out from Cusps
  8. Susanne Sundfør – Accelerate from Ten Love Songs
  9. Chris & Cosey – Core from Core
  10. Carter Tutti – Sin (2015 Version) from Carter Tutti Plays Chris & Cosey
  11. Nic TVG – Some Persons Change (Original Mix) from Some Persons Change (Remixes)
  12. US Army Field Band Jazz Ambassadors – Whiplash from The Legacy Of Hank Levy
  13. Björk – Mouth Mantra from Vulnicura
  14. The Phantom Band – Tender Castle from Fears Trending
  15. Aphex Twin – 22 pearls
  16. Aphex Twin – 20 vtnm
  17. Aphex Twin – 11 early morning clissold
  18. Clark – Banjo from Clark
  19. Romare – Roots from Projections
  20. Wax Stag – Cloud Cake from II
  21. H E L M U T – Holiday from POLYMONO

 

For the Aphex Twin treasure trove, have a look here and the annotation info here.

the svelte favourites of 2014

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bearAs usual, I don’t think of this stuff as the BEST of 2014, god knows I missed so much, but it’s my favourite stuff. That I heard, like.

My live music trips were far and few between this year, but I’ll definitely be off to more in 2015.

And so to the records, you can see the tracklisting below then download  or stream from here.

Or hit up the Spotify playlist here.

Enjoy!

  1. Collectress – Whitechapel (Hat In The Ring) from Mondegreen
  2. Auclair – Jupiter + Venus from Semaphore
  3. Andy Stott – Damage from Faith In Strangers
  4. Mogwai – No Medicine For Regret (Pye Corner Audio Remix) from Music Industry 3. Fitness Industry 1.
  5. Karen Gwyer – Free Food / One Men Striper from Kiki the Wormhole
  6. Swans – Oxygen from To Be Kind
  7. Martin Creed – I Like Things from Mind Trap
  8. Oy – Hallelujah! Hair! from No Problem Saloon
  9. Neneh Cherry featuring Robyn – Out Of The Black from Blank Project
  10. The Bug Featuring Miss Red – Mi Lost from Angels & Devils
  11. Kate Tempest – Lonely Daze from Everybody Down
  12. My Brightest Diamond – Resonance from This Is My Hand
  13. Jenny Hval & Susanna – House of Bones from Meshes of Voice
  14. Bastard Mountain – Pissing On Bonfires from Farewell, Bastard Mountain
  15. Lucky Elephant – Old Kent Road from The Rainy Kingdom
  16. Flying Lotus – Moment of Hesitation from You’re Dead!
  17. Shit Robot feat. Reggie Watts – We Got A Love from We Got A Love
  18. The Juan Mclean – You Were a Runaway from In A Dream
  19. Aphex Twin – s950tx16wasr10 [163.97][earth portal mix] from Syro
  20. The Gilt-Edged Four – Yiddisher Charleston from Klezmorim (Early Klezmer Recordings 1920 – 1960), Volume 8
  21. Polar Bear – Be Free In Each and Every One
  22. Daniel Lanois – Two Bushas from Flesh And Machine
  23. Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra – Little Ones Run from Fuck Off Get Free We Pour Light On Everything
  24. Grouper – Call Across Rooms from Ruins
  25. Carpenters – Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft from Carpenters Gold

the svelte selection – the darkness is coming….

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After the almost-pop of last month, it’s back to a bit of typical svelte darkness this month. Lots of moody tunes, some lovely downtempo business and some glacial techno.

Stream or download the whole show from our sexeh new Purple Radio mix server or have a listen to the Spotify playlist.

  1. LFO – LFO / LFO (Leeds Warehouse Mix)
  2. Young Fathers – MMMH MMMH from DEAD
  3. Daniel Lanois – Sioux Lookout from Flesh And Machine
  4. Paul Smith and Peter Brewis – Barcelona (at Eye Level)
  5. Zammuto – Great Equator from Anchor
  6. Autechre – Tewe from Chiastic Slide
  7. Kode 9, The Spaceape – Devil Is a Liar from Killing Season EP
  8. Sylvan Esso – Dreamy Bruises from Sylvan Esso
  9. My Brightest Diamond – So Easy from This Is My Hand
  10. Grouper – Lighthouse from Ruins
  11. Digitonal – Autumn Round from Beautiful Broken
  12. Pye Corner Audio – Bulk Erase from The Black Mist
  13. Sad City – Apricot from Introduction To Lisboa
  14. Bear in Heaven – Memory Heart from Time Is Over One Day Old
  15. Caribou – Second Chance from Our Love
  16. Lord Of The Isles – Gigha from Greane / Gigha
  17. St. Vincent – Regret from St. Vincent
  18. Cyndi Lauper – She Bop from She’s So Unusual
  19. Half Man Half Biscuit – This Ones For Now from Urge For Offal
  20. Dennis Russell Davies: Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra – Glass: Symphony #2 – Mvt. 1 from Glass: Symphony #2, Concerto For Saxophone Quartet & Orchestra

the svelte selection – tunes for the end of summer

Me and my Morris (for a day)

Me and my Morris (for a day)

Another set of wonderful music for you, quite possibly my most accessible show ever. Lots of beautiful tunes and melodies and things to put you at ease.

And there’s a lovely splodge from The Necks at the end.

Download or stream by clicking over onto the new Purple Radio music warehouse here. It’s the new home of Purple Radio mixes, you’ll eventually find LOADS (there are a bunch there already). Which is nice.

  1. Kawakawa – Sleep In The Morning from Island Species
  2. Lucky Elephant – Mercy from The Rainy Kingdom
  3. Jonnie Common – shark from Trapped In Amber (free download from here)
  4. Amy Winehouse – Me & Mr. Jones from Back To Black
  5. Bruce Springsteen – Atlantic City from Nebraska
  6. Kristin Hersh – Velvet Days from Hips And Makers
  7. Damon Albarn – The Selfish Giant from Everyday Robots
  8. My Brightest Diamond – Shape from This Is My Hand
  9. Jenny Hval & Susanna – Running Down from Meshes of Voice
  10. Dajos Bela – Wenn Ich Die Blonde Inge from Klezmorim (Early Klezmer Recordings 1920 – 1960), Volume 5
  11. Mike Redway – Morris Minor
  12. The Juan Mclean – The Sun Will Never Set On Our Love from In A Dream
  13. Booka Shade – Love Inc from Eve
  14. Sylver Tongue – Faraway Sun from Something Big (EP)
  15. Aphex Twin – CIRCLONT14 [152.97][shrymoming mix] from Syro
  16. Sidney Sager – Theme from ‘Into The Labyrinth
  17. Eat Lights Become Lights – Time Enough from Into Forever
  18. Kemper Norton – Departing from To Mahina
  19. The Necks – Townsville (excerpt)

And here’s a link to Spiritland, the new club \ restaurant thing I talk about on the show: http://spiritland.club

And here’s the Morris Minor song. Prepare to be charmed:

the svelte selection – all the tunes, all the time

picWelcome to my latest show – this one’s got everything from the usual weirdy electronica to loud guitar music to delicious ambient goodness to some stuff that’s actually been in the charts.

To have a listen, pop on over here to stream or download.

See y’all next month.

 

  1. Regurgitator – Astronaut Barbecue Party from Eduardo And Rodriguez Wage War On T-Wrecks
  2. Rodriguez – Sugar Man from Cold Fact
  3. Cymbals Eat Guitars – Laramie from Lose
  4. Can – One More Saturday Night (Live) from The Lost Tapes
  5. Race Horses – Marged Wedi Blino from Goodbye Falkenberg
  6. Jenny Hval & Susanna – O Sun O Medusa from Meshes of Voice
  7. Pet Shop Boys and Chrissie Hyde – Rent from BBC Proms 8
  8. Pet Shop Boys – The Memory and the Control from The Man from The Future
  9. Pet Shop Boys – The Trial from The Man from The Future
  10. Oneohtrix Point Never and Limpe Fuchs – Replica from Dog In The Fog – ‘Replica’ Collaborations & Remixes
  11. Rustie – Dream On from Green Language
  12. Keenya – Just Lights from While Everyone Sleeps EP
  13. Robyn – We Dance To The Beat
  14. Datassette – Vacuform from Cagney XOR Lacey EP
  15. Martyn – Forgiveness Step 2 from The Air Between Words
  16. Untold – Sing A Love Song from Black Light Spiral
  17. The Bug Featuring Gonjasufi – Save Me from Angels & Devils
  18. Eno – Hyde – Cells & Bells from High Life
  19. Mikkel Metal – Patience from Pop Ambient 2014
  20. Sunday Driver – Satyam Shivam Sundaram from The Mutiny
  21. Aretha Franklin – (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman

the svelte selection – mini show

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2014-07-25 18.53.36To complement my lovely downtempo set from last week, I created this little mini-set for my show this month.

It’s only half an hour and you can get it from here.

  1. Hummingbird – Wait from Wait (Single)
  2. Timber Timbre – Resurrection Drive Part II from Hot Dreams
  3. Floating Points – King Bromeliad from King Bromeliad / Montparnasse
  4. My Brightest Diamond – Dreaming Awake (Mason Jar Mix) from None More Than You
  5. To Rococo Rot – Pro Model from Instrument
  6. Plaid – Hawkmoth from Reachy Prints

the svelte selection – chilled rainy afternoon goodness

warmlagerlogoThis is a recreation of my set from Warm Lager (a Purple Radio weekender).

It’s a bit folk-y, a bit electronic-y, a bit folktronic-y, a bit blues-y, a bit classical, a bit bassy, a bit weepy, a bit rain-y.

You can download it here. Why wait?

The tracklisting:

  1. BJ Thomas – Raindrops Keep Falling on my Head
  2. Cinematic Orchestra – The Awakening Of A Woman (Burnout)
  3. Tunng – People Folk
  4. 23 Skidoo – Dawning
  5. Sleepy Sun – Ooh Boy
  6. Brightblack Morning Light – Black Feather Wishes Rise
  7. Arkestra One – I Really Want You
  8. Bastard Mountain – Drone Armatrading
  9. September Collective – Das Meer
  10. Jess Denning – Look for Me (I’ll be Around)
  11. Jon Hopkins – Lost in Thought
  12. Collectress – Owl
  13. Divine Comedy – The Power of Love
  14. The Knife – From Off to On
  15. Helios – Sons of Light and Darkness
  16. RM Hubbert – For Helen
  17. Sam Amidon – Relief
  18. Sons of Noel and Adrian – Black Side of the River
  19. Dolly Parton – I Will Always Love You

the svelte selection – the vaguely Glastonbury show

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9-London-Underground-2Fuck yes, I not only survived my Working Late Night Glastonbury experience, I had a bloody marvellous time. This month’s show features many of the artists I had the honour of ordering around, plus a few new records here and there.

You can download or stream from here.

La Tracklisting:

  1. Roscoe Mitchell, Tony Marsh, John Edwards – SIDE C from Improvisations
  2. The Phantom Band – Clapshot from Strange Friend
  3. Kathrin deBoer – Not For Me from EP1
  4. Ben Folds – Give Judy My Notice from Speed Graphic [EP]
  5. The Knife – Without You My Life Would Be Boring (J Phlip remix) from Without You My Life Would Be Boring
  6. Hercules & Love Affair feat. Rouge Mary – Think from The Feast Of The Broken Heart
  7. Brawther – Do It Yourself (Alternative Mix) from Do It Yourself EP
  8. Klute featuring MC Fava – Gaze Into Your Eyes from The Draft
  9. dBridge VS Calibre – Hot Flush from Providence / Hot Flush
  10. Rennie Pilgrem – 2 Freaks featuring BLIM, MC Chickaboo
  11. SP:MC & Youngsta – Kenshin from Declassified EP
  12. Hot Chip – Made In The Dark from Made In The Dark
  13. Dolly Parton – I Will Always Love You
  14. BBC Radiophonic Workshop, Delia Derbyshire – Doctor Who (New Opening Theme, 1967) from Doctor Who: The Krotons (Original Television Soundtrack)
  15. New Order – World In Motion
  16. Tune-Yards – Little Tiger from Bird-Brains
  17. Blank Realm – Bulldozer Love from Grassed Inn
  18. Oy – Chicken Beer (low-fi live version) from No Problem Saloon
  19. Pulp – This Is Hardcore (Original Version) from This Is Hardcore

the svelte selection – it’s not Summer yet

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the svelte one does The Great Escape

Hello! A bloody good show this month if I do say so myself. I talk about my trip to the Great Escape in Brighton, to the Shhh! celebration of quiet music in Hampstead, new albums, gigs and a venue that I hate. To be honest, there was so much music to play, I didn’t speak very much. Which is nice.

Interested? Of course you are! So pop on over to my DropBox to stream or download the show.

Here’s the tracklisting:

  1. Thomas Köner – Nuuk (Air)
  2. C O L L E C T R E S S – Before And After from Mondegreen
  3. A Winged Victory for the Sullen – Minuet for a Cheap Piano Number One from Atomos VII
  4. Jess Denning – Look for me (I’ll be around) from One Giant Slipper
  5. Beaty Heart – Kanutes Comin Round from Kanutes Comin Round (single)
  6. Oy – Tortoise And Hunter from No Problem Saloon
  7. AUTOBAHN – Seizure from Autobahn 1.
  8. Moodoid – La chanson du ciel de diamants from Moodoïd – EP
  9. Samaris – Tíbrá from Silkidrangar
  10. Aisha Orazbayeva – Harbour Lights from The Hand Gallery
  11. Oliver Coates – Cello and Whirlies from Towards the Blessed Islands
  12. Anna Meredith – Miranda from The Space Project
  13. Kate Tempest – Chicken from Everybody Down
  14. Fujiya & Miyagi – Tetrahydrofolic Acid from Artificial Sweeteners
  15. Factory Floor – How You Say (Daniel Avery Remix) from How You Say – EP 1
  16. Ben Frost – Venter from A U R O R A
  17. Oneohtrix Point Never – Meet Your Creator from Commissions I
  18. Myyths – Whirl from Tystnad
  19. Tiny Ruins – Old As The Hills from Some Were Meant For Sea
  20. Bastard Mountain – Drone Armatrading from Farewell, Bastard Mountain
  21. Grouper – Living Room from The Man Who Died in His Boat
  22. Swans – Some Things We Do from To Be Kind

Other stuff:

the svelte selection – new music, old musicals and Frankie Knuckles

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This month’s show sees me a little weepier than most. Frankie Knuckles, aka my House Daddy, died last week, which really hit me hard. I loved that man. -sniffle-

You’ll also find some of my favourite songs from musicals and some fabulous new tunes.

Click here to stream or download the show.

  1. Martin Creed – Work No. 955 from Mind Trap
  2. Martin Creed – Pass Them On from Mind Trap
  3. The Correspondents – Give You Better from Puppet Loosely Strung
  4. Talk In Colour – The Cell – 2014 Mix (Radio Edit) from The Cell (single)
  5. Sophie Ellis-Bextor – Interlude from Wanderlust
  6. Jane Powell – Goin’ Co’tin’ from Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (Original Soundtrack) [1954]
  7. Stockard Channing – There Are Worse Things I Could Do from Grease  (Original Soundtrack from the Motion Picture)
  8. Aretha Franklin – Think from The Blues Brothers Soundtrack
  9. Douglas Sills – Dentist! from Little Shop Of Horrors (New Broadway Cast Recording)
  10. Tim Curry – I’m Going Home from The Rocky Horror Picture Show – Original Soundtrack
  11. Piano Interrupted – Cross Hands from Denovali Swingfest 2014 London (Festival Sampler)
  12. Origamibiro – Odham’s Standard from Denovali Swingfest 2014 London (Festival Sampler)
  13. Petrels – Canute from Denovali Swingfest 2014 London (Festival Sampler)
  14. Polar Bear – Chotpot from In Each and Every One
  15. Shit Robot feat. Nancy Whang – Do That Dance from We Got A Love
  16. Groove Armada – Superstylin’ from Goodbye Country (Hello Nightclub)
  17. Frankie Knuckles Presents Satoshi Tomiie – Tears (Classical Vocal)
  18. Frankie Knuckles – Whistle Song (12” Version)
  19. Frankie Knuckles with Jamie Principle – Baby Wants to Ride
  20. Hercules & Love Affair – Blind (Frankie Knuckles Remix)
  21. Kings Of Tomorrow – Finally

Denovali Swingfest – with information about the gigs in London and the free sampler (full of EXCELLENT music)

the svelte selection – Spring is coming

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daffsSorry for the shorter show this evening – but I’ve crammed a lot of goodness within.

To download or stream, just click on this wee link here.

And enjoy.

  1. De La Soul – In The Woods from Clear Lake Auditorium (EP)
  2. Ladyvipb – Pain In My Brain from Stories Of A Broken Heart And Recovering
  3. Neneh Cherry – Cynical from Blank Project
  4. Martin Creed – I Like Things from Mind Trap
  5. Polar Bear – Be Free (Gerry Read Remix) from Be Free
  6. Martin Creed – Kid Yourself from Mind Trap
  7. Half Man Half Biscuit – Sealclubbing from Back in the Dhss/the Trumpton Riots Ep
  8. Half Man Half Biscuit – The Light At The End Of The Tunnel (Is The Light Of An Oncoming Train) from The Peel Sessions – 23 June 2002
  9. Polytech Male Choir & Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra – Sibelius: Finlandia Op 26 from SIBELIUS J Symphony No 4 Pohjolas Daughter Finlandia
  10. Echaskech – Sovereign System from Origin
  11. Max Cooper – Apparitions from Human
  12. Womans Hour – Her Ghost from Her Ghost
  13. Martin Creed – Work No. 994 from Mind Trap

the svelte selection – fighting a rainy midwinter

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Well, not so much fighting, as tonight’s show is rather moody, though not miserable. It’s actually quite jolly for bits of it!

My brain didn’t kick into gear for the first half hour or so, apologies in advance, but the music, as usual, makes up for it.

Click here to download or stream the show.

  1. Débruit & Alsarah – Jamilla  جميلة from Aljawal الجوال
  2. Ed Harcourt – The Saddest Orchestra (It Only Plays For You) from Time of Dust
  3. Animal Magic Tricks – Clockwork from Sex Acts
  4. The Scottish Enlightenment – Earth Angel from The Toad Sessions
  5. Mogwai – Remurdered from Rave Tapes
  6. Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra – What We Loved Was Not Enough from Fuck Off Get Free We Pour Light On Everything
  7. Richard Skelton – Threads Across the River
  8. Oneohtrix Point Never – Months from Russian Mind
  9. C O L L E C T R E S S – Pumphouse from Mondegreen
  10. Juice Vocal Ensemble – Anna Meredith: Heal You
  11. Octavcat – Nguyen from In Memory of Old Gear
  12. TM404 – 303 303 303 606 from XLR8R’s Top 100 Downloads of 2013
  13. Phaeleh – Storm (Applebottom Remix) from XLR8R’s Top 100 Downloads of 2013
  14. Cooly G – Molly from Hold Me
  15. Ms. Dynamite – Neva Soft (Redlight remix) from Neva Soft (Redlight Remix)
  16. Erci E – Bin Arabama from Bin Arabama
  17. East India Youth – TOTAL STRIFE FOREVER III from Total Strife Forever
  18. SUNN O))) & Ulver – Western Horn from Terrestrials

Some stuff I talked about:

The Collectress Website from which you can pre-order the upcoming debut album

Sex Appeal III – fund-raiser for Brook – only £18.50 for a top night of comedy

Song, by Toad 5th Anniversary Box Set

the svelte selection – big birthday special

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OMG I’m old! Which means BIG CELEBRATION TIME.

This month’s show is a bit different to the usual svelte selection. Firstly, it’s all party tunes, tunes you could play at a party. Well, that I could play at my party. Secondly, they’re random. I just hit ‘Shuffle’ and played what came up. More usually, however, all tunes are accompanied by little stories about why I love them. It’s kinda sweet and hugely self-indulgent, but it’s my birthday so COPE.

I really recommend getting the whole show from here, but if you just want tunes, go to the Spotify Playlist here

  1. Danny Tenaglia & Celeda – Music Is The Answer (Radio Edit)
  2. The B-52’s – Rock Lobster
  3. School of Seven Bells – Iamundernodisguise
  4. Bill Wells & Aidan Moffat – (If You) Keep Me In Your Heart
  5. DJ Jazzy Jeff – Boom Boom Shake The Room
  6. Aphex Twin – Windowlicker
  7. Franz Ferdinand – Michael
  8. Adam F – Circles (7” edit)
  9. Everything But The Girl – Wrong (Todd Terry Remix)
  10. Five – If Ya Gettin’ Down
  11. Steely Dan – Peg
  12. Radiohead – 15 Step
  13. The Style Council – Walls Come Tumbling Down!
  14. Stevie Wonder – Too High
  15. Kylie Minogue – Confide In Me
  16. The Jackson 5 – ABC
  17. Hot Chip – I Feel Better
  18. The Buzzcocks – Ever Fallen In Love (With Someone You Shouldn’t’ve)?
  19. Transvision Vamp – I Want Your Love
  20. LCD Soundsystem – All My Friends
  21. Hoodoo Gurus – Like Wow\Wipeout
  22. The Chemical Brothers – Hey Boy Hey Girl
  23. 2 Bad Mice – Bombscare (Radio Edit)

the svelte favourites of 2013

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The attic in the ConcertgebouwHello everyone, thanks for popping along to see what I liked in 2013.

As repeated during this month’s 2013 special, I didn’t fall head over heels in love with any records this year, but I liked a whole lot. And a lot more electronic stuff than I have in a while.

But before I get to the music, here are a selection of my the specialest moments of 2013:

  • Spending my birthday swimming under an electric storm in Wagga Wagga at midnight
  • The start of Phasers – a 90s night done our way
  • Spending a wonderful long weekend in Edinburgh with a close, but physically distant friend and finally going underground
  • Hearing stories from pianist Alfred Brendel
  • Finally seeing the incredible film Dead Man’s Shoes (with a live score) at the Southbank Centre.
  • Returning to Glastonbury Festival as a punter for the first time in 5 years. It’s been fun working on it, but it was ace to just relax at the Best Festival In The World.
  • An extended trip to the Manchester International Festival – art, dancing and glorious friends
  • DJing at the Ada Lovelace Day event – Finding Ada. So many awesome women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths honoured by me playing a bunch of excellent tunes by excellent femmes
  • Seeing Low three times – including once in the Liverpool Anglican Cathedral
  • Every moment spent listening to The Bugle – the finest stream of Class A b*ullshit, cricket chat and political satire EVER to have graced the audio landscape
  • A farewell party with a difference…
  • Hot Chip doing Over and Over followed by Look At Where We Are in concert at my old stomping ground, the Enmore Theatre in Sydney
  • Six babies in three weeks amongst my good friends. Amazing.
  • Meeting the awesome comic Josie Long and not making a complete fool of myself
  • Discovering the Brunel Museum
  • Introducing a friend to Hawksmoor – steak deliciousness a-go-go
  • A long weekend of trains (steam, finicular and standard) during which, dear reader, I fell in love :D

And now to the tunes. There is a tracklisting below and you can download the show from here, or get what you can via Spotify over here.

Enjoy. And have an excellent 2014.

  1. Jon Hopkins – Immunity from Immunity
  2. Kathrin deBoer, Max Cooper – Adrift from Adrift (Single)
  3. Atoms For Peace – Unless from AMOK
  4. Four Tet – Unicorn from Beautiful Rewind
  5. Holden – The Illuminations from The Inheritors
  6. Oneohtrix Point Never – He She from R Plus Seven
  7. Lorde – Buzzcut Season from Pure Heroine
  8. Laurel Halo – Melt from Chance of Rain
  9. The Haxan Cloak – Mara from Excavation
  10. Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds – Push the Sky Away from Live from KCRW
  11. Low – Plastic Cup from The Invisible Way
  12. Kathryn Williams – Darkness Light from Crown Electric
  13. Rob St. John – Charcoal Black and the Bonny Grey from Rob St. John & the Coven Choir 7″
  14. Sam Amidon – I Wish I Wish from Bright Sunny South
  15. Pinkunoizu – The Swollen Map from The Drop
  16. French for Cartridge – Old Books (Collectress remix) from Hot Air Balloon EP
  17. The Knife – Ready To Lose from Shaking The Habitual
  18. Anna Meredith – Unicron from Jet Black Raider EP
  19. Savages – Husbands from Silence Yourself
  20. Pet Shop Boys – Love is a Bourgeois Construct from Electric
  21. Juana Molina – Wed 21 from Wed 21
  22. Seams – Rilo from Quarters
  23. Factory Floor – Fall Back from Factory Floor
  24. Carter Tutti – Coolicon-A from Coolicon (Single)
  25. Fuck Buttons – The Red Wing from Slow Focus
  26. John Denver, Muppets – Twelve Days Of Christmas from A Christmas Together – John Denver & The Muppets