Category: pimpod

1/2/3/4 — WOMADelaide 2018 reveal first lineup

WOMADelaide have just announced the first 18 groups for their lineup for 2018. It’s an impressive and exciting lineup and on this special edition of 1234, I’ll play tracks from some of the artists I’m looking forward to seeing in action. Featuring Kamasi Washington, Noura Mint Seymali, Bixiga 70 and Havana Meets Kingston.

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1/2/3/4 — #26— Remembering the Screaming Eagle of Soul

Featuring new releases from Destroyer, Willie Watson and Brooke Russell and the Mean Reds. While I was at the Waverock Weekender festival in Hyden, WA – the news came through that the Screamijng Eagle of Soul, Charles Bradley had passed away. I speak with Paul Sloan who runs the festival, he shares his memories of a generous performer who he brought to Wave Rock o.n his debut Australian tour. Plus we hear from a group who had a deep respect and love of Charles Bradley – The Teskey Brothers.

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Quiet Space — #25 — Certainty of Summer

We start with the latest from Fourplay String Quartet’s Peter Hollo in his Raven guise. Peter weaves captivating sounds, armed with a cello, piano, laptop and Line 6 DL-4 loop pedal. The result – ‘the night is dark, the night is silent, the night is bright, the night is loud’, draws on styles as diverse as neo-classical, ambient, drone, noise, breakbeat and post-rock. As well, a preview of the excellent new release from Slow Meadow and a gorgeous long form drone from Kyle Landstra.

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1/2/3/4 — #24 — Heliocentrics, Bombay Royale and Jack Cooper

The Heliocentrics are a group for which genres are meaningless and boundaries invisible. They’ve released a string of records that float through jazz, hip-hop, psych, krautrock, and musique concrete. Their latest release on Soundway features improvised vocals from Slovakian singer Barbora Patkova. Beautiful and mystical! As well, Bollywood bliss from Bombay Royale, gentle folk pop from Jack Cooper and the great new single from Josh Johnstone.

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1/2/3/4 — #23 — Looking Through the Glass

Introducing to you the wonderful debut album from Sam Genualdi. He’s a composer, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and artist from Evanston, Illinois. As a 2017 Watson Fellow he commnced traveling the globe studying music for one year from August 2017. Keep an eye out for him. As well, excellent new releases from Jep & Dep, Courtney Marie Andrews and David Rawlings.

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