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Podcast July 2007

For the cover I used a photo by Schrollum [CC BY-NC-SA]

I have nearly nothing to say to this month episode, just: it’s full of Harps & Trumpets, a Scotsman is swearing on Italopop, we have Jazz, maybe some kind of a Koto (Japanese zither) and maybe this on drugs and there’s even more, but I’m just to lazy to talk about… As every month I just hope you have fun with it. (You can leave a comment if or if not.)

Edit: I just see that I’ve made one mistake in this episode, not really a mistake, but I want to correct: although the one netlabel has a .ca domain, it’s based in Louisville, Kentucky, USA.

  1. ’82nd ave (Yuki Yaki) – The Bellafonte 3:40 mp3
  2. Bluebridge Quartet (aerotone) – Karp 4:46 mp3
  3. Endlos (one bit wonder) – Das musste ja so kommen 2:47 mp3 Video: mpg
  4. Drugs made me smarter (kreislauf) – it’s you 3:25 mp3
  5. mequetrefe (alg-a netlabel) – The people dont smile 5:50 mp3
  6. Arnaud Roy (vaatican Records) – Tango de los amigos 4:21 mp3
  7. Roborobika (Konsum Productions) – Connecting People 5:09 mp3
  8. The Kirbi (Homework) – Game Over 3:35 mp3
  9. Terminus (Equaliteq) – They Attack 6:18 mp3
  10. radio scotvoid (Earth Monkey Productions) – Jorge Smells Like Eggs (Iamchemist Mix) 4:22 mp3
  11. Plaupez (inoquo) – Pray for Margaret 7:19 mp3
  12. kalope (Norbu) – petanque (droog remix) 7:26 mp3
  13. relative q (one) – man your battle stations 7:43 mp3
  14. daclip (sologroove) – 12×12 12:02 mp3
  15. Minimal Mouse (welove: minimal) – Underneath 8:46 mp3
  16. Old Strikes New (somethingnondescript) – As the body remains 4:34
  17. Parade Me (Muertepop) – Farewell 2:26 mp3

Podcast June 2007

For the cover I took a photo by Tal Bright [CC BY-NC-SA]

Machtdose Podcast June 2007 (click to stream)

Unfortunately I’ve had a serious computer crash last week, so I haven’t found the time to produce an episode. This is the reason why I’m presenting my favorite tracks of this month just as a list of mp3’s, you can listen to them all by clicking the link above or through the player below (of course the mp3-links in the list are also playable, so you can listen to them track-by-track too).

However, here’s the list like every month:

  1. Luisa Mandou Um Beijo (A Regueifa)Amarelinha (2:30)
  2. The HomensUh, Uh, Uuhhh (3:07)
  3. The Bird Ensemble (Lost Children)Part I, Number 4 (6:15)
  4. The Oslo Deadtrash Project (tripostalLala (4:46)
  5. It’s a musicalTake off Your T-shirt (4:08)
  6. Lucrecia (Series Media)Counting backwards (4:37)
  7. Tristan Linton (KONKORD)Picture + The Lens (4:37)
  8. Re’sequence (electrosound. ru)Detective (3:47)
  9. Gabriel (Archaic Horizon Records)Good Old Days (4:13)
  10. herzog (12rec. net)here come our fathers (3:49)
  11. Letna (standard KLIK music)Vida (3:14)
  12. All about Max (Muertepop)My wallet got stolen (5:04)
  13. Chromatic Flights (monotonik)A Cold Drift By The Reef (5:29)
  14. Danzai (aciendo)Sleeper (4:28)
  15. Ture Sventon (Tropic)Mörker (Jeff Bennett Remix) (6:37)
  16. Marcexl (MXL)Listen to me (8:45)
  17. Francky Ride (Valiza Tools)Minus (4:30)
  18. Profi Bros (upitup. com)L.A. Gears (3:44)
  19. Yan Ots (diggarama .com)Aliham (5:58)

Just a few words: I’ve started with the excellent Luisa Mandou Um Beijo from Brasil – a band often associated with Belle & Sebastian, it reminds me also to Chumbawamba and Stereolab. If you follow the link to the netlabel site you will get an excellent album which is in heavy rotation here! I took notice of them through the fabulous compilation Share It Spread It Love It – Vol. 1 by open culture site Metawelle. The second track by the Homens, a nice Sixties-sounding-flick, is directly taken from it.

Also an interesting compilation series is made by Silent Ballet with a focus on post-rock, so is third track by the Bird Ensemble.

We then have a pop section: The Oslo Deadtrash Project has released a three-track ep on Tripostal, which is the netlabel site of the Belgian independent label Carte Postal, „It’s a musical“ is the new supergroup of everybody’s darling Bobby Baby and Robot (Lady Boy). Don’t miss their first concert on July 3rd at Hotel Bar, Berlin! Next one is Lucrecia, also a lovely album on Series Media, second time appearance of this netlabel here at Machtdose after we’ve already played a track of them last month.

Now comes the Lounge part: Tristan Linton has made a remarkable album, realeased on Konkord.org – a complete new netlabel for me from Austria. Don’t miss the album it has a lot of surprises – which is not typical for the „downtempo“ genre. Always a good place for extraordinary music is electrosound.ru, one of the most mentioned labels in the Machtdose Podcast, this time we have something by Re’sequence – and it may sound a bit redundant, but again!: another album worth to listen to all tracks. (In fact this month we REALLY have a bunch of good ep’s, not only single tracks.)

The Sound effect of this month: „Children playing on a backyard“ – you have some kind of it in all of the following three tracks by Gabriel, herzog and Letna – they form the more relaxing part of the tracklist, also the next ones by All about Max, (again: excellent ep!) and Chromatic Flights.

At the end – as always – the more „classic netlabel genre“ which means minimal / technoid sounding tracks: Danzai, Ture Sventon, Marcexl and Francky Ride, then the Profi Bros doin‘ it à la Daft Punk. The list is closed by the tribal house of Yan Ots (celebrating the first anniversary of netlabel diggirama.com).

That’s it! Sorry for the missing moderation this month. (I’m not sure what it means for the Podcast subscribers to get only a M3U list – maybe you can give me a short feedback- Hey, I like feedback in general!).

Podcast May 2007

Deep is the new Minimal (or so). However, this one goes to all the slackers out there: Although we start with some hiphopesque & sweet accoustic guitars the main part of this month episode is a warm, comfortable ride through Melowness – perfect for a nice doze (but at the end you’ll feel fresh & awake, promise)

  1. Trópico esmeralda (Series) – Brknskrtx (quebrando y rayando) 1:08 mp3
  2. Thierry Blanchard (blocSonic) – Quincailler de Style 3:20 mp3
  3. Songs for Sunday Parlours (Poni Republic) – The Cold 4:20 mp3
  4. Rob Hunter (12rec. net) – Waiting 4:09 mp3
  5. aoyoma (aerotone) – epilogue 2:00 mp3
  6. Kopasetik (Random Access Recordings) – Dysplasia 6:10 mp3
  7. Volker Selzner (broque) – Ich schwebe 8:07 mp3
  8. Lega (igloo-rec) – Err0r 5:47 mp3
  9. Fever Asym (Muertepop) – Enviromental 4:32 mp3
  10. Elektronova (SMT.Records) – Das Muss Liebe Sein 8:25 mp3
  11. Paradice (deepwise) – Take a lift 8:03 mp3
  12. verano (arteqcue) – orange people 7:24 mp3
  13. Echosomnia (S!te.Records) – Act One 4:51 mp3
  14. Black & White (uran97) – Beyond 7:02 mp3
  15. John Lagora (Rumpfunk Records) – For Freedom (Original Mix) 7:24 mp3

Podcast March / April 2007

After an one-month break we’re back now… Have you missed us? Hopefully!

Therefore this episode is a bit longer than usual and although it starts melancholic it gives you a full package of dancyness in the second half. We have high-pitched voices, uplifting house sounds & breakbeat-madness.

  1. Bobby Baby (Corpid) – In Ten Years From Now (Acoustic Version) 3:11 mp3
  2. Nest (Serein) – Marefjellet 4:44 mp3
  3. Death by Panda (Beardology Records) – Dichotomy 5:06 mp3
  4. Datassette (DarkWingDuck RECORDS) – Fash part one 2:52 mp3
  5. Troupe (monotonik) – At Least We Have Friends 2:49 mp3
  6. My Eve Proposal (alpinechic) – Red Lit 3:42 mp3
  7. Metaflux (Tropic) – transparent 4:36 mp3
  8. Smog Je Wafel (80bpm.net) – Common Butterfly 4:05 mp3
  9. veif (tibormade records) – Patient Limbo 7:05 mp3
  10. Igor Vorobjovs (Sweet Smelling Surfaces) – Console 4:09 mp3
  11. Sr. Click (inoquo) – Basica-mente 5:45 mp3
  12. Aries Fiktion (Phonocake) – Phonocake 6:01 mp3
  13. Kay Grove (rest) – Brothers (PNFA Remix) 6:55 mp3
  14. Ben Crea (doBox recordings et. al.) – Falling Down 7:24 mp3
  15. alpha human (kreislauf) – d. d. d. (dirty disco dreams) 7:22 mp3
  16. Da Pickup Artists (Supafeed) – Nothin But Love 7:14 mp3
  17. Risey (Toucan Music) – Memories Of Thailand (Beat Doctor’s ’stuck in Britain‘ remix) 6:28 mp3
  18. guchon (Sabacan Records) – Pajama Hero World Championship ’99 5:10 mp3

Podcast February 2007

In this episode we often hear the sound of the ocean in the background, but I don’t think it’s too kitchy overall.

  1. Test Pressing (electrosound.ru) – Leaving Home (2:50)mp3
  2. Corwin Trails (Archaic Horizon Records) – Icicle (2:44)mp3
  3. robintone (beatismurder.com) – cowboy song (for martha) (3:15)mp3
  4. Ruby Jean and the Thoughtful Bees (oceanaudio) – Not About To (Dub Technique Edit) (2:59)mp3
  5. Dissolved (metropublik) – the foresight of lagoons (4:32)mp3
  6. matera electronics (Laverna) – life in pause (4:56)mp3
  7. ascalaphe (kreislauf) – bleeding minarets (2:27)mp3
  8. Iambic²(laridae) – These Lights (7:40)mp3
  9. Father Ohmicron (ElectroSoundSystem) – Djarniture (7:24)mp3
  10. Tripper (mOOds plateau) – Kukka (3:36)mp3
  11. eVADE (Super 6 Records) – The Drowning Boy (4:37)mp3
  12. Sleepy Town Manufacture (Sutemos) – Owen (5:15)mp3
  13. Tanzmusik (corpid extra) – Auf Deutsch (VI GO Remix by Popnoname feat. Michael Heydebreck) (6:02)mp3
  14. Ampexx (Pozitron Records) – my brain (5:21)mp3
  15. Goodbye Enemy Airship (custom music records) – Parfum (3:34)mp3
  16. Mataphonia (The X-Dump) – Majdiway (2:22)mp3
  17. Iambic²(laridae) – For You… (5:50)mp3
  18. Uncle Owen Aunt Beru (Birdsong) – A Song for You (2:24)mp3

Podcast January 2007

„Calm down“ – the title of one track presented in this month’s episode could also be the motto for the show itself. So, relax and listen…

Okay, at the end there’s some Chipcore too.

  1. Atomic Death Circle (Custom Music Records) – Returning to Port (1:15) mp3
  2. syene (cism) – koma (8:13) mp3
  3. Hans Carstens (Impar) – Atributos (6:55) mp3
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  5. Mariosammut (Pinkpube) – Urn (5:12) mp3
  6. Crepusculum (12rec.net) – Momentum (3:21) mp3 Video
  7. Bersarin Quartett (aerotone) – St. Petersburg (5:20) mp3
  8. Kyamic (Leibniz) – Bring (4:41) mp3
  9. Bluermutt (nexsound) – To hate to know (4:30) mp3
  10. Superloader (Supafeed) – Love Tanke (6:57) mp3
  11. d.soul (Tropic) – delicate figure (6:34) mp3
  12. disasterPEACE (Betamod)– Jump Error (3:50) mp3
  13. COMADISCO (TONIMUSIC) – Not your kind (5:44) mp3
  14. Suntra (Candymind) – Mr. Blister (2:18) mp3

Podcast December 2006

This month we have more songs with vocals than usual, a lot of artists with spanish sounding names, wimpy electrotunes, even some reaggae, the deep blue sea, swinging sixties, the known minimal & house stompers and much more. Hear it loud!

  1. Cyte (earth monkey productions) – What’s in the box (2:10) mp3
  2. cantaloup (aerotone) – you and the stars (5:58) mp3
  3. Dava Sobel (Negative Sound Institute) – Berzelii Park (3:57) mp3
  4. Emil Klotzsch (one) – Geteiltes Sein (5:56) mp3
  5. Izmar (diggarama.com) – Opening (Vocal) (4:30) mp3
  6. Fernando Lagreca (Autoplate) – Drone Girl (3:00) mp3
  7. Juan Frank (Fragment) – Limited Day (6:40) mp3
  8. gastón arævalo (tropic) – algas (4:32) mp3
  9. Franco Bianco (ItaloBusiness) – Desesperacion (7:41) mp3
  10. Kliment (OUIM) – Sorcery Realm (9:18) mp3
  11. Toygun (ExposedAudio) – Rythm Dancer (4:55)mp3
  12. tatsu (Bump Foot) – station (6:51) mp3
  13. Tsunami Wazahari (Al Dente Rec.) – Outta breaks (mental dub by moïse) mp3
  14. Transient (monotonik) – Just So I Don’t Have To Hate It (2:02) mp3
  15. The Method (Vaatican Records) – The new emperor (3:24) mp3
  16. Dagos (WM Recordings) – She’s my all (2:16) mp3