Playlist 340 - Jan 20 2015

There was a mini-binge of orchestral music in this week's show (I might spread that out over a whole show some time) consisting of some classic 70s despairing Harry Nilsson, with something new from Natalie Prass, a gorgeous white soul orchestral from her debut album.

At a stretch, you might even add Adrian Crowley into that set, more on the chamber folk side perhaps, and Stephen Steinbrink with some kind of cosmic lounge hybrid, beautiful.

Also this week, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith with lovely playful synth patterns from her new album which features the Buchla Music Easel instrument (look that up), glorious 70s kosmische from Harmonia, the haunting/uplifting Voix Bulgares, and widescreen sounds from Michael Price & Roll the Dice.

Plus The Drink, with another off-kilter guitar gem, this one with a little flavour of African hi-life.

More on these pages as ever.

Jan 20 2015 w/ Adrian Crowley,Joan Shelley,Natalie Prass,Kaitlyn Smith,Harmonia,Roll The Dice++ by The Underground Of Happiness on Mixcloud

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Playlist 340
Tues Jan 20 2015
(repeated on Tuesdays 8.30pm)
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Adrian Crowley – Trouble (playing Platform, Glasgow, Jan 23, w/ James Blackshaw)
Stephen Steinbrink - Synaesthetic ephemera (playing Waiting Room, London, Feb 22)
Harry Nilsson – All I think about is you
Nathalie Prass – It is you (playing Whelan’s, Dublin, Jan 25)
Neville Skelly – Child of the morning
Joan Shelley – River Low (playing Certain Three Tour, inc. Coughlan’s, Cork, Mar 1, w/ John Blek & Vikesh Kapoor)
Le Mystere des Voix Bulgares – Pilentzee Pee
Harmonia – Dino
Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith – Labyrinth III
Roll the Dice – Aridity
Michael Price – The attachment
Red Snapper – Traffic
The Drink – Playground (playing Old Blue Last, London, Feb 22)
White Fence – Anger! Who keeps you under (playing 100 Club, London, Jan 29)

*next week’s show will feature music from Twerps, O Emperor & Rozi Plain, among others

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