Inside No. 9, Episode #13: Time is of no importance (everyone)

Inside No. 9, Episode #13: Time is of no importance (everyone) I thought I’d welcome the new year with a long and deep mix into the outer realms of sound. Why not start with three hours of blissful outsider thinking, beginning with a tiger purring and an orgasm and ending with the sinking of history’s most famous ship? Hold on Jack…  I wanted to pitch … Continue reading Inside No. 9, Episode #13: Time is of no importance (everyone)

Inside No. 9, Episode #12 (Part Two): The Best of 2022 (shadows between the light)

Inside No. 9, Episode #12 (Part Two): The Best of 2022 (shadows between the light) And so the year draws to an end, and so does the first year of Inside No. 9. 2022 has been a joy of musical discovery for me. The 12 tracks on here range from drone to pop and improv to noise. It was so tough to single out just … Continue reading Inside No. 9, Episode #12 (Part Two): The Best of 2022 (shadows between the light)

Inside No. 9, Episode #12 (Part One): The Best of 2022 (light between the shadows)

Inside No. 9, Episode #12 (Part One): The Best of 2022 (light between the shadows) December sees Inside No 9 taking a slightly different tact and offers you 24 songs for advent. Here is Part 1 of a 2 part mix. This is the first 12 songs from a glorious year of records. This mix includes reissues but focuses more heavily on new music. All … Continue reading Inside No. 9, Episode #12 (Part One): The Best of 2022 (light between the shadows)

Inside No. 9, Episode #11: Massacre in Catena Valley, 1971 (Imagined OST). 1984-2021

Inside No. 9, Episode #11: Massacre in Catena Valley, 1971 (Imagined OST). 1984-2021 This time of year brings out the nostalgic Luddite in me. I fawn over the loss of Blockbuster Video and the joy of picking a handful of crappy horror VHSs for a fun-filled Halloween eve. Finding films like ‘Street Trash,’ ‘The Gate’ or ‘Basket Case’ just isn’t the same online. Back in … Continue reading Inside No. 9, Episode #11: Massacre in Catena Valley, 1971 (Imagined OST). 1984-2021

Inside No. 9, Episode #10: Worried Friends, Nervous Enemies: Lasse Marhaug. 2005-2022

Inside No. 9, Episode #10: Worried Friends, Nervous Enemies: Lasse Marhaug. 2005-2022 And now for something a little bit frightening for the month of October – some select cuts from my collection of Lasse Marhaug records. Expect music from the furthest reaches of big sound design, to the basement of lo-fi sonic vomit. Marhaug is a prolific artist, whose hand can be felt across hundreds … Continue reading Inside No. 9, Episode #10: Worried Friends, Nervous Enemies: Lasse Marhaug. 2005-2022

Inside No. 9, Episode #9: I tell you everything, just not out loud. 1969-2020

Inside No. 9, Episode #9: I tell you everything, just not out loud. 1969-2020 With an ever-polished sound to the current underground music output, I found myself returning to DIY and experimental recordings that itch a long-dormant lo-fi scratch. This came about after going through old tapes and CDs, where I fell back in love with records from Fifty Foot Women, early Grouper, and Christina … Continue reading Inside No. 9, Episode #9: I tell you everything, just not out loud. 1969-2020

Inside No. 9, Episode #8: Nine Tons for Free 1975-2922

Inside No. 9, Episode #9 Nine Tons for Free 1975-2922 This has been a joy to put together. Spurned on by some recent reissues of crucial records from the avant-garde. This mix is almost 3 hours of some of the most eclectic, far-out, full-on, and subtle experimental music you’ll ever hear. From classic improv sessions to intricate modern compositions, each and every piece of music … Continue reading Inside No. 9, Episode #8: Nine Tons for Free 1975-2922

Inside No. 9, Episode #7 (part two): My Cat is an Alien – Branches soaked with memory 2004-2015

Inside No. 9, Episode #7 (part two): My Cat is an Alien – Branches soaked with memory 2004-2015 I discovered My Cat is an Alien (MCIAA) via an issue of The Wire magazine back in the mid-00s. I was drawn to the stories of their Western Alps studio and homemade toy instruments. My love for them grew as I saw them live (at ATP in … Continue reading Inside No. 9, Episode #7 (part two): My Cat is an Alien – Branches soaked with memory 2004-2015

Inside No. 9, Episode #7 (Part 1): Andrew Chalk – Everything, in a moment, and then forever gone again 2006-2022

Inside No. 9, Episode #7 (Part 1): Andrew Chalk – Everything, in a moment, and then forever gone again 2006-2022 I have been a fan of Andrew Chalk and his label Faraway Press since discovering his record Goldfall back in 2006. To this day, Goldfall is very high in my greatest records of all time and is one of the most transformative ambient records ever made; it’s truly breathtaking. … Continue reading Inside No. 9, Episode #7 (Part 1): Andrew Chalk – Everything, in a moment, and then forever gone again 2006-2022

Inside No. 9, Episode #6: Streams of Sound 1979 – 2022

Inside No. 9, Episode #6: Streams of Sound 1979 – 2022 This month I entered a realm of rich ambient soundscapes traversing 43 years. Ambient music is one of my go-to genres. As an artistic expression it is often littered with soulless drones and new age trite, but beyond this is a world of transcendental wonder. It can offer a rich and expansive sonic world, … Continue reading Inside No. 9, Episode #6: Streams of Sound 1979 – 2022