Episode 29: Film

For episode 29 I make use of the theme of film to put some order to the chaos of the tracklisting. Initially it was titled movies but that wasn’t pretentious enough so I went with film. I could’ve gone even further and called it cinema but decided against it at the last. Mostly because it’d be nice to able to look at myself in the mirror without an unacceptable amount of self-loathing.

All joking aside, films, movies, flicks, cinema, etc is a wonderfully rich vein to mine but as always it’s not really a case of trying to fit the music to the theme - it was a case of finding a framework to pull these records together within. That’s the way the themes for episodes always work: I have all this great music but just need a way to whittle a long list down to a short list of 30ish tunes before then getting them into something that resembles an episode. This one has been bubbling away for a while. The first stab I had at it was, frankly, an absolute pig so I put it down, did something else for a few months until the shame subsided then had another go.

It’s not all music from films - some of the links are a little more obtuse - but in my humble opinion the music is truly exceptional and I’m really pleased how this one turned out in the end. Hope you like it too.

Cheers,

R

Tracklisting w/ links to purchase, if I can find them (these are directly related to the artists where possible but not always). Also, I take no responsibility for the links. Just trying to help… 

Voyager – Hypersleep (Original Mix 97 Revamp) [R & S Records] (1997) https://randsrecords.greedbag.com/buy/hypersleep-1/

Dom & Roland – The Storm [Moving Shadow] (1996) https://domandroland.bandcamp.com/album/the-storm-sonic-shock-2018-remaster

Matrix – Mute [Prototype Recordings] (1997) https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B001IKP4FW/ref=dm_ws_tlw_trk4

David Shire – Creep Sequence taken from All The President’s Men OST (1976)  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GBWEndPquIY

The Passions – I’m In Love With A German Film Star taken from Thirty Thousand Feet Over China [Polydor] (1981) https://uk.7digital.com/artist/the-passions/release/thirty-thousand-feet-over-china-6247116

Felix Da Housecat – Silver Screen Shower Scene featuring Ms Kittin (FC Kahuna Remix) [City Rockers] (2001) https://www.junodownload.com/products/felix-da-the-glitz-part-deux-remix/3554698-02/?track_number=23

Benoit Charest – Sous Le Pont [Delabel] (2003) https://uk.7digital.com/artist/various-artists/release/les-triplettes-de-belleville-bande-originale-du-film-835131?h=02&f=20%2C19%2C12%2C16%2C17%2C9%2C2

Busta Rhymes – Gimme Some More taken from Extinction Level Event – The Final World Front [Elektra] (1998) https://uk.7digital.com/artist/busta-rhymes/release/the-best-of-busta-rhymes-explicit-3031958?h=14&d=1

Dirty Projectors + Bjork – On And Ever Onwards taken from Mount Wittenberg Orca [Self Released/Domino] (2010/2011) https://dirtyprojectors.bandcamp.com/album/mount-wittenberg-orca

Flo Sandon’s – El Negro Zumbon taken from the film ANNA [Durium] (1951) https://music.apple.com/gb/album/el-negro-zumbon-from-the-movie-anna/503980366?i=503980370

Randal – No Time For Love, Dr. Jones taken from Clerks Music For The Motion Picture [Chaos Recordings] (1994)

Sons Of The Pioneers – Tumbling Tumbleweeds [RCA Victor] (1946) https://uk.7digital.com/artist/sons-of-the-pioneers/release/tumbling-tumbleweeds-5446687

Chiapet – Westworld (Medieval Funk Mix) [Yoshitoshi Recordings] (1999) https://www.junodownload.com/products/chiapet-westworld/1398864-02/

(excerpt) HAL 9000 Dialogue taken from 2001: A Space Odyssey (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) [Rhino] (1996)

My Bloody Valentine – Sometimes taken from Loveless [Creation Records] (1991) https://uk.7digital.com/artist/my-bloody-valentine/release/loveless-1640444?f=20%2C19%2C12%2C16%2C17%2C9%2C2

College & Electric Youth – A Real Hero [Flexx] (2009) https://collegeoflove.bandcamp.com/album/a-real-hero-ep

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Episode 28: Men's Names

For this the 28th instalment of the Threadwork podcast I return to a theme from a while back - names. I did a Women’s Names episode for the fifteenth episode and nearly the same amount of episodes later I tackle men’s names. I mention this in the intro but there are a few songs with a strong and definable narrative to them (read: story songs) in the opening section of the podcast and I was surprised at how many of these types of records made it to the long-list. In fact there was a version of the episode that had really quite a few of them but I switched it up a bit because I like to have lots of different types of pieces of music in an instalment. But it was interesting to see how many ‘story songs’ there were - maybe because they are centred around real or composites of people. After all, if you’re titling your music with a ‘real’ name then it’s not a leap to suggest you have someone in mind when doing so.

Either way, I’m really pleased with how the episode turned out and hopefully you’ll dig it too. Until next time…

Cheers,

R

Tracklisting w/ links to purchase, if I can find them (these are directly related to the artists where possible but not always). Also, I take no responsibility for the links. Just trying to help… 

The Jimi Hendrix Experience – Hey Joe [Polydor] (1966) https://uk.7digital.com/artist/jimi-hendrix/release/are-you-experienced-671849?h=3&d=1

Joni Mitchell – Carey taken from Blue [Reprise Records] (1971) https://uk.7digital.com/artist/joni-mitchell/release/blue-65654?h=4&d=1

The Kinks – Do You Remember Walter taken from The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society [Pye Records] (1968) https://uk.7digital.com/artist/the-kinks/release/the-kinks-are-the-village-green-preservation-society-2018-stereo-remaster-8660322?h=2&d=1

Alvvays – Archie, Marry Me taken from Alvvays [Transgressive Records] (2014) https://alvvays.bandcamp.com/track/archie-marry-me

Panda Bear – Mr Noah taken from Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper [Domino] (2015) https://pandabearmusic.bandcamp.com/album/panda-bear-meets-the-grim-reaper

Les Sins – Bellow taken from Michael [Company Records] (2014) https://lessins.bandcamp.com/album/michael

Al Usher – Lullaby For Robert [Internasjonal] (2009) https://internasjonal.bandcamp.com/album/lullaby-for-robert

Teebs – Arthur’s Birds taken from Ardour [Brainfeeder] (2010) https://teebs.bandcamp.com/album/ardour

Durutti Column – Otis taken from Vini Reilly [Factory] (1989) https://bleep.com/release/93660-the-durutti-column-vini-reilly

Mac DeMarco – Ode To Viceroy taken from 2 [Captured Tracks] (2012) https://macdemarco.bandcamp.com/album/2

Flying Lotus – Thank U Malcolm taken from Flamagra [Warp Records] (2019) https://bleep.com/release/129062-flying-lotus-flamagra

Nicholas Krgovich – thank u, next [Self Released] (2018) https://music.apple.com/us/album/thank-u-next-single/1447643156

Sonny Sharrock – Blind Willy taken from Black Woman [Vortex Records] (1969) https://uk.7digital.com/artist/sonny-sharrock/release/black-woman-146473?f=20%2C19%2C12%2C16%2C17%2C9%2C2

(excerpt) Connan Mockasin – Egon Hosford taken from Forever Dolphin Love [Phantasy Sound] (2010) https://connanmockasin.bandcamp.com/track/egon-hosford

David Holmes – My Mate Paul [Go Discs] (1996) https://uk.7digital.com/artist/david-holmes/release/lets-get-killed-26781?h=2&d=1

Roy Davis Jr. – Gabriel (Live Garage Version) [Large Records] (1996) https://www.beatport.com/track/gabriel-live-garage-version-original-mix/5727787

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Episode 27: Penelope Isles

For the 27th instalment of the Threadwork podcast I chat to the excellent sibling-led band Penelope Isles about their relationship to music, their relationship to each other through music and many other things besides. The conversation was recorded with Jack and Lily Wolter back in November 2018 just before the band’s support slot at Rough Trade Bristol and so there’s a fair amount of background noise but hopefully it enhances the recording rather than detracts.

As well as the conversation with the band this episode also contains, as a bonus, a live recording of the gig they played that very night - a bit of a first for Threadwork for sure.

Penelope Isles’ ‘Until The Tide Creeps In’ album is out now on Bella Union and it’s marvellous - check out the link to purchase below.

Until next time…

Cheers,

R

Tracklisting w/ links to purchase, if I can find them (these are directly related to the artists where possible but not always). Also, I take no responsibility for the links. Just trying to help… 

Penelope Isles – Round taken from Until The Tide Creeps In [Bella Union] (2019) https://penelopeisles.bandcamp.com/album/until-the-tide-creeps-in

Andy Shauf – The Magician taken from The Party [Arts & Crafts] (2016) https://andyshauf.bandcamp.com/album/the-party

Penelope Isles – Chlorine taken from Until The Tide Creeps In [Bella Union] (2019) https://penelopeisles.bandcamp.com/album/until-the-tide-creeps-in

Penelope Isles – Bad Head taken from Comfortably Swell [Wavey Head] (2015) https://penelopeisles.bandcamp.com/album/comfortably-swell

Live @ Rough Trade Bristol 1/11/18

1, Cut Your Hair

2, Chlorine

3, Gnarbone

4, Three

Bonus listening: the original version of ‘Cut Your Hair’ that I fell in love with. Penelope Isles – Cut Your Hair [Art Is Hard Records] (2017) https://penelopeisles.bandcamp.com/track/cut-your-hair

Penelope Isles website: https://www.penelopeisles.com/

Penelope Isles Bandcamp: https://penelopeisles.bandcamp.com/

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Threadwork is presented by Ross Cale.

Huge thanks to Bod for production support.

Huge thanks to Bettina Langlois for the Threadwork soft sculptures. Check out some of her other work here: https://www.instagram.com/bettenoire93/

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Episode 26: Myths & Fiction

For the 26th instalment of Threadwork here’s a selection of amazing music that uses fiction as its inspiration. Although it wasn’t until I started pulling together all these pieces of music that I realized that much of it came from mythology (Greek predominantly) and so I had to expand the title to make the distinction. And this is fine. The ‘themes’ are supposed to work for the music not the other way round - it’s not meant to be a race to pack in as much highbrow stuff as possible - it’s very much about trying to give a coherent framework for the music I want to play. Although I’m starting to reach the stage where the themes are becoming a little restrictive but I can’t quite find a way to break away from them. Yet.

Anyway, this inside baseball stuff is all well and good but it doesn’t mean a bloody thing. What does matter is that some of the music included in this episode is, in my hugely biased opinion, some of the finest you could hope to hear and myself and Producer Bod are really pleased with how it’s turned out. If you’re a fan of mid-2000s left-of-centre house music you’ll be set here. Likewise if you’re prone to tearing up when you hear classical strings covering an already emotional fist-pumping slice of French indie-pop then you’ll be in your element too. And if you like both of those things and more then, hey, we should hang sometime.

Cheers,

R

Tracklisting w/ links to purchase - these are directly related to the artists and labels wherever possible.

Other Lands – Descent Into Nasqueron taken from Pattern Transform [Firecracker Recordings] (2018) https://firecrackerrecordings.bandcamp.com/album/firec025-pattern-transform

Jefferson Airplane – White Rabbit taken from Surrealistic Pillow [RCA Victor] (1967) https://uk.7digital.com/artist/jefferson-airplane/release/surrealistic-pillow-293845

Atlas Sound – Terra Incognita taken from Parallax [4AD] (2011) https://bleep.com/release/33093-atlas-sound-parallax

Battles – Atlas (DJ Koze Remix) [Warp Records] (2007) https://bleep.com/release/976

Hercules & Love Affair – Classique #2 [DFA] (2007) https://uk.7digital.com/artist/hercules-and-love-affair/release/classique-2-131862

Freestyle Orchestra – Odyssey [MAW Records] (1998) https://www.beatport.com/release/odyssey-im-ready/29225

King Geedorah – Fazers taken from Take Me To Your Leader [Big Dada Recordings] (2003) https://bleep.com/release/11385-king-geedorah-take-me-to-your-leader

Laurent Garnier – The Sound Of The Big Babou taken from Unreasonable Behaviour [F Communications] (1999) https://bleep.com/release/13084-laurent-garnier-unreasonable-behaviour

Giuseppe De Luca – Dorian Gray taken from Barry 7’s Connectors 2 [Lo Recordings] (2002) – track originally released in 1970 https://lorecordings.bandcamp.com/track/giuseppe-de-luca-dorian-gray

Stefan Goldmann – Sleepy Hollow (Version) [Innervisions] (2006) https://stefangoldmann.bandcamp.com/album/sleepy-hollow

Phoenix – Lisztomania taken from Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix [V2] (2009) https://music.apple.com/gb/album/wolfgang-amadeus-phoenix/646817515

The Hollywood Symphony & Roger Neill – Lisztomania [Amazon] (2016) https://uk.7digital.com/artist/the-hollywood-symphony/release/mozart-in-the-jungle-seasons-1-and-2-an-amazon-music-original-soundtrack-5646004

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Threadwork is presented by Ross Cale.

Huge thanks to Bod for production support.

Huge thanks to Bettina Langlois for the Threadwork soft sculptures. Check out some of her other work here: https://www.instagram.com/bettenoire93/

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Episode 25: Space Part 2

This is the second and concluding part of the Space episodes of the Threadwork podcast. And in a way this is maybe not the but certainly a distillation of what Space in music can feel like. At least as far as I’m concerned - there’s not a chance in hell I’m making that assertion for anyone else. And all I really mean is that genre-wise and record-wise so many of these records just really make me feel spacey. The music sounds like it’s beaming in from, setting out towards or orbiting in perfect harmony, space. They’re so evocative, conjuring images of inky blackness and pinpricks of light that are so much more than they seem - unfathomably so.

On that note, evocative is a word I keep coming back to when describing music I play on the podcast, which is leading me to add more weight to that ability to evoke either images or feelings being ‘a Thread’ - and this is a podcast that seeks to work out what it is that links together all this amazing music.

Anyway, there may only be 9 pieces of music in this episode but what a 9 they are. Headphones would do you well on this one. But even if you don’t listen to the podcast that way - I hope you dig it and the music in whichever way you so.

Cheers,

R

Tracklisting w/ links to purchase, if I can find them (these are directly related to the artists where possible but not always). Also, I take no responsibility for the links. Just trying to help… 

Atmosfear – Outer Space [Mr Bongo] (1979) https://atmosfearuk.bandcamp.com/album/dancing-in-outer-space-outer-space

Mickey Moonlight – Interplanetary Music [Ed Banger] (2008) https://www.junodownload.com/products/mickey-moonlight-interplanetary-music/3634640-02/?track_number=1

Dr. Buzzard’s Original Savannah Band – Sunshower taken from Dr. Buzzard’s Original “Savannah” Band [RCA Victor] (1976) https://uk.7digital.com/artist/dr-buzzards-original-savannah-band/release/dr-buzzards-original-savannah-band-381684

Origin Unknown – Lunar Bass taken from The Speed Of Sound [RAM Records] (1996) https://www.ramrecords.com/download/rammlp1d

Q.-Project – Solar System [1996] (Looking Good Records) https://www.junodownload.com/products/logical-progression-level-1/2625055-02/?track_number=2

Moses Sumney – Man On The Moon taken from Mid-City Island [Self Released] (2015) https://mosessumney.bandcamp.com/track/man-on-the-moon

Korsakov – Deep In Space [Müller Records] (1997) https://www.junodownload.com/products/korsakov-deep-in-space/2966700-02/

The Orb – Supernova At The End Of The Universe taken from The Orb’s Adventures Beyond The Ultraworld [Big Life] (1991) https://www.junodownload.com/products/the-orb-adventures-beyond-the-ultraworld/1782976-02/

David Bowie – Space Oddity taken from David Bowie [Phillips] (1969) https://www.junodownload.com/products/the-orb-adventures-beyond-the-ultraworld/1782976-02/

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Threadwork is presented by Ross Cale.

Huge thanks to Bod for production support.

Huge thanks to Bettina Langlois for the Threadwork soft sculptures. Check out some of her other work here: https://www.instagram.com/bettenoire93/

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Episode 24: Space Part 1

So here is the first of two episodes of the Threadwork podcast that use space as their theme. And by space I mean in the cosmic sense - planets, galaxies, stars and the like. I’ve always loved space - it’s so evocative and it makes perfect sense to me that so much music would inspired by it. It’s so huge and unknowable and, to a certain extent, incomprehensible just by virtue of the sizes and distances often involved. The perfect example being the answer to the question - what is a light year? It sounds like a thing we can comprehend. A year is understandable, 1 as a number we can get our heads around. But a light year is a unit of distance and equates to approximately 5.8 trillion miles. Just consider that number for a second. Can you even begin to comprehend it? To truly get your head around it? I’m not sure it’s possible given our limited context - as in the world we interact with on a daily basis. It’s fascinating and scary and in the truest sense of the word, awe-inspiring.

I like space.

Anyway, here are just a few of the dozens of tracks that could have made it on to an episode - I hope you dig them.

Cheers,

R

Tracklisting w/ links to purchase, if I can find them (these are directly related to the artists where possible but not always). Also, I take no responsibility for the links. Just trying to help… 

Pulp – Space taken from Intro The Gift Recordings [Island] (1993) https://www.junodownload.com/products/pulp-intro-the-gift-recordings/1790570-02/?track_number=1

Midnight Juggernauts – Into The Galaxy (Metronomy Remix) [Institubes] (2008) https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/into-the-galaxy-bonus-track-version-ep/693598188

Chaz Bundick Meets The Mattson 2 – JBS taken from Star Sail [Company Records] (2017) https://chazbundickmeetsthemattson2.bandcamp.com/track/jbs

Elton John – Bennie & The Jets [DJM Records] (1973) https://www.junodownload.com/products/elton-john-goodbye-yellow-brick-road-remastered/2427501-02/?track_number=3

ASOK – Universe 3 [Lobster Theremin] (2017) https://lobstertheremin.com/track/universe-3

Jark Prongo – Wave 2081 [Hooj Choons] (1999) https://www.junodownload.com/products/jark-prongo-movin-thru-your-system/3544056-02/?track_number=2

Terekke – Bank 3 [Long Island Electrical Systems] (2013) https://liesrecords.bandcamp.com/track/bank-3

The Comet Is Coming – Unity taken from Trust In The Lifeforce Of The Deep Mystery [Impulse] (2019) https://www.junodownload.com/products/the-comet-trust-in-the-lifeforce-of/4087200-02/?track_number=8

Nicolas Jaar – Space Is Only Noise If You Can See taken from Space Is Only Noise [Circus Company] (2011) https://circuscompany.bandcamp.com/track/space-is-only-noise-if-you-can-see

(excerpt) The Muppets – Pigs In Space [Pye] (1978)

Canned Heat – Poor Moon [Iconoclassic] (2016) – that’s the reissue year of the expanded version of Future Blues. ‘Poor Moon’ was released as a single in 1969. https://www.junodownload.com/products/the-very-best-of-canned-heat/1702962-02/?track_number=12

M/A/R/R/S – Pump Up The Volume [4AD] (1987)

Space Dimension Controller – Cosmo30 Travel Duration [Royal Oak] (2010) https://bleep.com/release/25716-space-dimension-controller-journey-to-the-core-of-the-unknown-sphere-inc-kyle-hall-remix

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Threadwork is presented by Ross Cale.

Huge thanks to Bod for production support.

Huge thanks to Bettina Langlois for the Threadwork soft sculptures. Check out some of her other work here: https://www.instagram.com/bettenoire93/

https://www.instagram.com/rosscale_threadwork/

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Episode 23: Numbers Part 2

So this is the second of a two-part set of episodes based around the theme of numbers. Unsurprisingly there are a lot of records that have some kind of relationship to numbers and whether it’s by sheer weight of numbers (no pun intended) or some other reason, the two episodes I’ve pulled together using that as a theme has allowed me to play some of my most loved pieces of music across a plethora of genres and styles.

This particular instalment almost has a half and half split of styles - the first half being primarily song-based whilst the second is primarily electronic and instrumental. Primarily being the key word because there’s crossover - but if you were being reductive that’s how you could split them up. For me it’s really enjoyable because I get to showcase brilliant lyricists one moment and then have a beat mix across a few house records the next. What it all means it’s hard to say but it’s a boatload of fun pulling together all these records. Hope you enjoy them.

Cheers,

R

Tracklisting w/ links to purchase, if I can find them (these are directly related to the artists where possible but not always). Also, I take no responsibility for the links. Just trying to help… 

Stereolab – Kyberneticka Babicka Pt. 2 taken from Fab Four Suture [Too Pure] (2006) https://duophonic.ochre.store/release/123460-stereolab-fab-four-structure-

https://www.junodownload.com/products/stereolab-kyberneticka-babicka/1245635-02/?track_number=2

Erykah Badu – 20 Feet Tall taken from New Amerykah Part Two: Return Of The Ankh [Universal Motown] (2010) https://www.junodownload.com/products/erykah-badu-new-amerykah-part-two-return/3226582-02/?track_number=1

Air – Don’t Be Light taken from 10 000Hz Legend [Source] (2001) https://www.junodownload.com/products/air-twentyears-super-deluxe-version/3354287-02/?track_number=10

Avey Tare – 3 Umbrellas taken from Down There [Paw Tracks] (2010) https://www.7digital.com/artist/avey-tare/release/down-there-5139805?f=20%2C19%2C12%2C16%2C17%2C9%2C2

Father John Misty – Chateau Lobby #4 (in C for Two Virgins) taken from I Love You, Honeybear [Bella Union] (2015) https://fatherjohnmisty.bandcamp.com/track/chateau-lobby-4-in-c-for-two-virgins

Jeffrey Lewis & The Junkyard – If Life Exists (?) taken from ‘Em Are I [Rough Trade] (2009) https://jeffreylewis.bandcamp.com/album/em-are-i-2009-10

Four Hands – Hizou [Claremont 56] (2010) https://thefourhands.bandcamp.com/track/hizou

Lord Of The Isles – Sunrise 89 taken from Parabolas Of Neon [Firecracker Recordings] (2016) https://firecrackerrecordings.bandcamp.com/track/sunrise-89

Pepe Bradock – Ghost taken from 6 Millions Pintades EP [Atavisme] (2000)

Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith – I Will Make Room For You (Four Tet Remix) [Western Vinyl] (2017) https://kaitlynaureliasmith.bandcamp.com/album/i-will-make-room-for-you-four-tet-remix

The Soft Pink Truth – Satie (Grey Corduroy Suit) (Herbert’s Walk Free Mix) [Soundslike] (2003) https://www.beatport.com/track/satie-herberts-walk-free-mix/119191

Arctic Monkeys – 505 [Domino] (2007) https://www.7digital.com/artist/arctic-monkeys/release/favourite-worst-nightmare-430372?h=12&f=20%2C19%2C12%2C16%2C17%2C9%2C2

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Huge thanks to Bod for production support.

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Episode 22: Numbers Part 1

Hey kids, do you like numbers? Turns out there’s a fair number (arf) of amazing records that are overtly or tangentially related to numbers and so this, the 22nd instalment of the Threadwork podcast pulls together a fair few (snigger) of them here. This is the first of a two parter (part 2 drops in a fortnight) and contains simply incredible music from the likes of Teebs, Pepe Bradock, The Avalanches, Terron and loads more besides.

Cheers,

R

Tracklisting w/ links to purchase, if I can find them (these are directly related to the artists where possible but not always). Also, I take no responsibility for the links. Just trying to help… 

Fujiya & Miyagi – Conductor 71 [Tirk] (2005) https://fujiyamiyagi.bandcamp.com/track/conductor-71

Teebs – Double Fifths taken from Ardour [Brainfeeder] (2010) https://teebs.bandcamp.com/track/double-fifths

Girl Ray – Don’t Go Back At Ten taken from Earl Grey [Moshi Moshi Records] (2017) https://girlray.bandcamp.com/track/dont-go-back-at-ten

Kate Bush – Pi taken from Aerial [EMI] (2005) https://www.7digital.com/artist/kate-bush/release/aerial-1199023?f=20%2C19%2C12%2C16%2C17%2C9%2C2

The Avalanches – Two Hearts In ¾ Time [XL] (2001) https://www.junodownload.com/products/the-avalanches-since-i-left-you/1244987-02/

Terron – No. 17 Governing [Whities] (2014) https://www.junodownload.com/products/terron-whities-001/2869335-02/

Linkwood – RIP [Prime Numbers] (2008) https://pnrecords.bandcamp.com/track/rip

10cc – I’m Not In Love taken from The Original Soundtrack [Mercury] (1975) https://www.junodownload.com/products/iam-not-in-love-the-essential-10cc/3256859-02/?track_number=1

Hidden Agenda – Despatch#2 [Metalheadz] (1996) https://metalheadz.bandcamp.com/track/despatch-2

Panoram – 1212121212 taken from Everyone Is A Door [Firecracker Recordings] (2014) https://firecrackerrecordings.bandcamp.com/album/firec012lp-cd-panoram-everyone-is-a-door

Erik Satie – Gymnopedie No. 1 as played by Alexandre Tharaud taken from Avant-Dernières Pensées [Harmonia Mundi] (2009) https://www.7digital.com/artist/alexandre-tharaud/release/satie-avant-derni%C3%A8res-pens%C3%A9es-6785923

Pepe Bradock – 4 [Atavisme] (2003)

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Huge thanks to Bod for production support.

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Episode 21: Anatomy

So here we are then, the first instalment of Threadwork in 2019 and for this episode I’ve pulled together a bunch of amazing music that all have some relationship to the theme of ‘anatomy’. I’m really pleased with how this one has turned out and there’s a good breadth of music on show so hopefully you’ll get something out of it. Also, I’m not sure whether anyone’s ever mixed Elbow into Fudge Fingas before so it’s probably worth the admission fee for that alone.

Cheers,

R

Tracklisting w/ links to purchase, if I can find them (these are directly related to the artists where possible but not always). Also, I take no responsibility for the links. Just trying to help… 

Soft Hair – Lying Has To Stop taken from Soft Hair [Weird World] (2016) https://softhair.bandcamp.com/album/soft-hair

Luke Temple – Hard Working Hand taken from Good Mood Fool [Secretly Canadian] (2013) https://bleep.com/release/49121-luke-temple-good-mood-fool

Prefuse 73 – Whisper In My Ear To Tell Me You Hate Me taken from Extinguished : Outtakes [Warp Records] (2003) https://bleep.com/release/3908-prefuse-73-extinguished

Spectral Display – It Takes A Muscle To Fall In Love taken from Spectral Display [EMI] (1982) https://www.7digital.com/artist/spectral-display/release/spectral-display-6775106?h=1&d=1

Joe – Tail Lift [Hessle Audio] (2017) https://joemakemusic.bandcamp.com/album/tail-lift-mph

Sirus – An Eye For An Eye [NRK] (2000) https://www.junodownload.com/products/sirus-on-the-edge-of-a-dream/1208360-02/?track_number=4

Fudge Fingas & His Fidgety Friends – Aksman taken from Firecracker Ep 3 [Firecracker Recordings] (2007) https://firecrackerrecordings.bandcamp.com/album/firec003

Elbow – Any Day Now taken from Asleep In The Back [V2] (2001) https://www.7digital.com/artist/elbow/release/asleep-in-the-back-535778?h=1&d=1

Candido – Thousand Finger Man taken from Dancin’ & Prancin’ [Salsoul Records] (1979) (but the version I’m playing is a shorter edit that appears on a couple of BBE comps and that’s what the link takes you to. Pretty sure it just chops off a bit of the intro and gets into the meat of the track more quickly) https://www.junodownload.com/products/dj-marky-candido-dj-zinc-influences-ep/1361118-02/?track_number=1

Loose Joints – Is It All Over My Face (Unreleased Original Full Length Version) taken from The Loft (compiled by David Mancuso & Cosmo) [Nuphonic] (1999 – compilation release year) https://www.discogs.com/Loose-Joints-Pop-Your-Funk-The-Complete-Singles-Collection/release/8399430

https://www.discogs.com/David-Mancuso-The-Loft/master/99836

https://www.residentadvisor.net/features/1125 - this is a link to an extract from Tim Lawrence’s ‘Hold On to Your Dreams: Arthur Russell and the Downtown Music Scene, 1973-92’ that talks all about the writing and recording of ‘Is It All Over My Face’.

Wisbey – The Ladies’ Bras taken from Now We Are Ten [Trunk Records] (2007) https://trunkrecords.greedbag.com/buy/the-ladies-bras-0/

BADBADNOTGOOD – In Your Eyes taken from IV [Innovative Leisure Records] (2016) https://badbadnotgoodil.bandcamp.com/album/iv

Shuggie Otis – Aht Uh Mi Hed taken from Inspiration Information [Epic] (1974) https://latenighttales.bandcamp.com/album/late-night-tales-the-cinematic-orchestra

Sonny & The Sunsets – Green Blood taken from Antenna To The Afterworld [Polyvinyl Record Company] (2013) https://sonnyandthesunsets.bandcamp.com/track/green-blood

Radiohead – My Iron Lung taken from The Bends [Parlophone] (1995) https://store.wasteheadquarters.com/collections/audio-visual/products/the-bends-cd

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Threadwork is presented by Ross Cale.

Huge thanks to Bod for production support.

Huge thanks to Bettina Langlois for the Threadwork soft sculptures. Check out some of her other work here: https://www.instagram.com/bettenoire93/

https://www.instagram.com/rosscale_threadwork/

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Episode 20: Music of 2018 Part 2

So this is the final episode of the year and it is, as billed, the second of a two part retrospective of 2018. It follows on thematically from part 1 (episode 19) but I suppose that’s self-evident from the title. But what I really mean is that it’s music that I thought was exceptional that was (mostly) released in the calendar year 2018. I say mostly, because I got confused and included a record from 2017 that I discovered in 2018. Doesn’t really matter though as it’s a really good record but just thought I’d get the qualifier in early!

Captured in this episode and the last is some of the music that has really set me alight and inspired me. And here’s the thing: what with the time it takes pulling every instalment of Threadwork together, for the most part of 2018 I didn’t listen to as much new music as I would normally. I simply haven’t had the time to really get stuck into new music as I would’ve liked - especially in the house and techno world where I think you have to dig a bit more to find what really shines for you as an individual. So there’s a fair few things that have come from the radio and other bits I’ve just picked up in the ether. Things from labels and artists I’ll always check out because I know they’ll be interesting but also from Spotify algorithms. And the latter is probably an important one to name-check because I reckon there might be a bit of a stigma about citing that as a source of discovery. Maybe I’m wrong about that but either way I reckon I’ve worked the system sufficiently to get Spotify to ‘push’ me things that are of a high quality and that I dig.

Anyway, none of the above matters other than for context. As I always, I just hope that some of these records strike a chord with you. And if they do, the links to purchase them can be found below.

Have a great end of year, thank you so much for listening (and if you’re new to it all then have a work through the back cat - it’s all good stuff) and I’ll catch you at one point in 2019.

Cheers,

R

Tracklisting w/ links to purchase, if I can find them (these are directly related to the artists where possible but not always). Also, I take no responsibility for the links. Just trying to help… 

Other Lands – Chapel Perilous Closed [Firecracker Recordings] (2018) https://firecrackerrecordings.bandcamp.com/album/firec025-pattern-transform

Talaboman – Safe Changes taken from The Night Land [R&S] (2017!! oops) https://talaboman.bandcamp.com/album/the-night-land

Ross From Friends – Don’t Wake Dad taken from Family Portrait [Brainfeeder] (2018) https://rossfromfriends.bandcamp.com/album/family-portrait-2

Kamaal Williams – High Roller taken from The Return [Black Focus Records] (2018) https://kamaalwilliams.bandcamp.com/album/the-return

Unknown Mortal Orchestra – Hunnybee taken from Sex & Food [Jagjaguwar] (2018) https://unknown-mortal-orchestra.bandcamp.com/album/sex-food

Soccer Mommy - Last Girl taken from Clean [Fat Possum] (2018) https://sopharela.bandcamp.com/track/last-girl-3

Underworld & Iggy Pop – Bells & Circles taken from Teatime Dub Encounters [Beat Records] (2018) https://www.7digital.com/artist/underworld/release/teatime-dub-encounters-8177914

Arrangement – Coconut Mango taken from Vol. 01 Cassette [Arrangement] (2018) https://arrangementstudio.com/archive/music/arrangement-vol-01-cassette/

Leon Vynehall – It Breaks (Chapter IX) taken from Nothing Is Still [Ninja Tune] (2018) https://leonvynehall.bandcamp.com/album/nothing-is-still

Janek Schaefer – Tree At The End Of The World taken from What Light There Is Tells Us Nothing [Temporary Residence Limited] (2018) https://janekschaefer.bandcamp.com/

Anthony Naples – Spiral taken from Take Me With You [Good Morning Tapes] (2018) https://anthonynaples.bandcamp.com/album/take-me-with-you

Paul McCartney – Station II taken from Egypt Station [Capitol] (2018) https://www.7digital.com/artist/paul-mccartney/release/egypt-station-8343691

Dirty Projectors – (I Wanna) Feel It All (feat. Dear Nora) taken from Lamp Lit Prose [Domino] (2018) https://dirtyprojectors.bandcamp.com/album/lamp-lit-prose

Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith – Electronic Series Vol 1: Abstractions [Touch The Plants] (2018) https://kaitlynaureliasmith.bandcamp.com/album/electronic-series-vol-1-abstractions

Childish Gambino – This Is America [mc DJ Recording] (2018) https://www.7digital.com/yourmusic/artist/childish-gambino/release/this-is-america-7831746/7831746

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Threadwork is presented by Ross Cale.

Huge thanks to Bod for production support.

Huge thanks to Bettina Langlois for the Threadwork soft sculptures. Check out some of her other work here: https://www.instagram.com/bettenoire93/

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