Album Review

Top 15 Metal Records Of 2015

I’ve reviewed a decent amount of metal records, I’ve made four Black (Metal) Mixmas mixes, and last year’s non-genre list had a few metal records in it, but I’ve never done a full metal-only list (except for the little thing in Black (Metal) Mixmas IV), so I hope this doesn’t seem too out of place, but honestly I listen to wayyyyy more metal than I ever write about on AGB, so this sort of makes up for that I guess. I’m not as deep into the metal scene as I am the drone one, so I’m sure there’s way more awesome obscure metal records that would’ve made it onto this list had I heard them, but whatever. If you’ve got any recs, let me know in the comments or email!

And in case you’re not a huge metal fan, know that there’s plenty of stuff on this list that A: is only debatably metal (see: numbers 15, 13, 12, 1) and B: has plenty of AGB friendly elements aka drone, noise, etc (see: numbers 9, 6, 5, 4, 1).

Have fun. Thanks for reading/listening/appreciating.


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AGB Radio (November 23, 2015) – Top 10 Drone Collaborations Countdown

pleq and giulio aldinucci - the prelude to album cover

One song from each of my 10 favorite drone collaborations this year. Nothin but the best.

AGB Radio 2015/11/23 – Top 10 Collaborations Drone Countdown

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Background music: Robert Aiki Aubrey Lowe & Ariel Kalma – Strange Dreams (from We Know Each Other Somehow)

00:00:00 Spheruleus And Friends – Upper Wharfdale (from William Barber)
00:07:16 Talk break
00:09:23 Chihei Hatakeyama & Federico Durand – Cordelia (from Magical Imaginary Child)
00:25:08 Walks On The Beach – Colorization from Adoption Tapes)
00:36:58 Talk break
00:38:01 Pleq & Giulio Aldinucci – The Joy Of Loneliness (from The Prelude To)
00:48:32 The Humble Bee & Aaron Martin – Blood And Fold (from Dialog Tapes)
00:57:42 Talk break
00:59:22 EUS, Postdrome & Saåad – The Only Path (from Different Streams)
01:07:37 Rvnes & Mass – Untitled (from All Men Are Prey To The Same Beast)
01:25:31 Talk break
01:26:19 High Aura’d & Mike Shiflet – Covered Bridge (from Awake)
01:35:06 Celer & Nicholas Szczepanik – IV (from Here, For Now)
01:52:58 Perils – Leveled (from Perils)
01:59:08 Talk break

Album Review

Top 10 Collaborative Drone Records Of 2015

There was so much amazing fucking music this year, I had to put together not one, not two, but FOUR lists, this is the first of em, and it’s a fuckin doozy, since there were wayyyy too many killer drone records, I split it up and made a more niche list of drone collaborations, and as usual, this isn’t even all of em. My main rule for this list was that the collaborations had to be people working together for the first time, so the new From The Mouth Of The Sun was out. And since I didn’t review any of these originally, I can’t link you to the review which has a streaming song, which is why I decided to include a song for each of these.

Have fun. Thanks for reading/listening/appreciating.


UPDATE: I have no idea how I didn’t realize that EUS, Postdrome, & Saåad broke the only rule I had for this list. I didn’t even realize it when I was linking to my previous Top Drone list from 2012 that had their first record. So, oops. I’m an asshole and I’m sorry.


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AGB Radio (November 16, 2015)

ian william craig - cradle for the wanting album cover

I almost dropped the ball on the new Ian William Craig. That would’ve been disastrous. Also, watch out for the DIS & GTT collab halfway through. It might kill ya.


AGB Radio 2015/11/16

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Background music: Ensemble Economique – From The Train Window, Red Flowers On The Mountain (from Blossoms In Red)

00:00:00 Dan Friel – Life (Pt. 2) (from Life)
00:05:35 Talk break
00:06:58 Ian William Craig – Habit Worn And Wandering (from Cradle For The Wanting)
00:13:54 Cinchel – The Computer Ate My Homework (Part 1) (from Steps³ (Bonus Day))
00:24:13 Andrew Weathers And The Real Life Rock & Roll Band – The Reason Young People Use Drugs (from Omaha b/w The Reason Young People Use Drugs)
00:29:57 Talk break
00:31:54 PC Worship – Done (from Basement Hysteria)
00:41:01 Gates – A Mask Hidden In Memory (from Palace Of Mirrors)
00:51:31 The Fates – Who Am I? (from Furia)
01:00:09 Talk break
01:02:00 Arca – Mutant (from Mutant)
01:09:27 Dragged Into Sunlight & Gnaw Their Tongues – Absolver (from N.V.)
01:17:21 Panopticon – Into The North Woods (from Autumn Eternal)
01:23:37 Mary Lattimore – Luciferin Light (from Luciferin Light)
01:31:17 Talk break
01:32:31 bvdub – No Glory For The Risen (from Safety In A Number)
01:41:48 Hakobune – Yamagata (from Mizukagami)
01:50:26 Stephan Mathieu – Stasis 1 (Dallas’ Dream) (from Before Nostromo)
01:58:34 Talk break

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AGB Radio (November 9, 2015)

indek album cover


Little trio of brand new Room40 releases to start off and end with some 100% brainfuckery courtesy of the debut Indek record.


AGB Radio 2015/11/09

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Background music: Hilde Marie Holsen – Alkali (from Ask)

00:00:00 Sustainer – Radio 06 (from Radiolas)
00:07:12 Talk break
00:07:57 Norman Westberg – Frostbite Falls (from 13)
00:18:58 Rafael Anton Irisarri – Secretly Wishing For Rain (from A Fragile Geography)
00:26:53 Talk break
00:28:59 Ami Shavit – Alpha 6 (from In Alpha Mood)
00:37:15 Benoît Pioulard – Npyaux (from Noyaux)
00:46:24 Zelienople – Don’t Stop Until You Die (from Show Us The Fire)
00:53:18 Tropic Of Cancer – I Woke Up And The Storm Was Over (from Stop Suffering)
00:59:21 Talk break
01:00:51 Steve Flato – Section 1 (from Exhaust System)
01:20:11 Levantis – Jamaica Greek Style (from Romantic Psychology 1)
01:29:57 Talk break
01:31:31 Weather Warlock – Sleep Six Lil Soldier (from Sunset Waits For No Man)
01:49:28 Christopher Bissonnette – Textbooks Of The Elites (from Pitch, Paper, & Foil)
01:54:43 Indek – Mastoid (from Ghost Archive)
01:59:01 Talk break

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AGB Radio (November 2, 2015)

arash moori - heterodyne album cover

Oh wow so much awesome shit in this episode. New FTMOTS! New Andrew Weathers! New My Disco! Arash Moori debut!


AGB Radio 2015/11/02

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Background music: Joshua Davison with The Origin Of the Cosmos Ensemble – Oyster Smiling (from Deep Field)

00:00:00 U.S. Girls – Sororal Feelings (from Half Free)
00:02:53 Talk break
00:04:24 Siavash Amini – Subsiding (from Subsiding)
00:19:14 Anna Von Hausswolff – Come Wander With Me (from The Miraculous)
00:29:56 Talk break
00:30:52 Le Berger – sgfoj;dfsgoj;bdgafe (from Music For Guitar & Patience)
00:48:45 Expo ’70 – Static Harmonic Pendulum (from Kinetic Tones)
00:59:28 Talk break
01:00:37 From The Mouth Of The Sun – Braid & Tomb (from Into The Well)
01:06:15 Arash Moori – Tantalum March (from Heterodyne)
01:17:50 Chihei Hatakeyama & Federico Durand – María (from Magical Imaginary Child)
01:29:55 Talk break
01:31:04 Andrew Weathers – For Peace And Harmony Free Titans (from I Am Happy When I Am Moving)
01:38:24 Sóley – While I Sleep (Scary Adventures) (from Don’t Ever Listen)
01:40:24 My Disco – Recede (from Severe)
01:48:55 Dirk Serries & Rutger Zuydervelt – Buoyant One: Lost Trail (from Buoyant)
01:59:16 Talk break

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AGB Radio (October 26, 2015) – Halloween Special

satanic mass

Had so much fun with last year’s Halloween Special, I decided to do the same thing again. I didn’t adhere too strictly to the “no metal” rule I had before, but there’s not a lot of metal here either way. Lots of weird samples, lots of layered stuff, tried to keep it creepy as fuck. Get ready to crap yer pants.

Actual warning: there’s some legitimately disturbing recordings in here including a botched execution, a rape victim recounting her experience, and interviews with serial killers. Definitely not for the faint of heart.


AGB Radio 2015/10/26 – Halloween Special

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00:00:00 Bill Fontana – Waves Breaking On Rocks Along The Northeast Australian Coast (from Field Recordings Of Natural Sounds)
00:01:00, 00:03:20 Israel Regardie – The Bornless Ritual (excerpt) (from The Golden Dawn Tapes Series)
00:01:34 Sleep Research Facility – A-Deck (from Nostromo)
00:06:18 The Ghost Orchid – Out Of This World (from An Introduction to EVP)
00:10:20 Cornell Laboratory Of Ornithology – Western Screech-Owl Pair Duet (from Voices Of North American Owls)
00:15:31 Oil Thief – Death Sieve (from Obsolescence & Mortality)
00:22:15 Mors Sonat – The Sweet Long Legs Of Hate (from Comforts In Atrocity)
00:22:53 Jack Sutton Contacting Dead Airmen (from Okkulte Stimmen – Mediale Musik: Recordings Of Unseen Intelligences 1905-2007)
00:26:51 Alpha Otis O’Daniel Stephens’ Botched Execution (from The Georgia Execution Tapes)
00:29:12 Rainforest Spiritual Enslavement – Refuges From Black Magic (from Black Magic Cannot Cross Water)
00:36:33, 00:37:06 The Ghost Orchid – Not Enough There To Copy (from An Introduction to EVP)
00:37:48 Gyuto Monks – Sangwa Düpa (excerpt) (from Tibetan Buddhism Tantras Of Gyuto)
00:40:52 Vincent Price – How To Make A Pact With The Devil (excerpt) (from Witchcraft – Magic)
00:43:09 Ajilvsga – Death Eyes (from Buffalo Altar)
00:46:23 Anton LaVey – Satanic Bible – Book Of Satan Verse II (from The Satanic Mass)
00:54:05 Olhon – Groundless (-400m) (from Sinkhole)
00:56:06 The Ghost Orchid – All Your Sorrows (from An Introduction To EVP)
00:56:27 The Ghost Orchid – Dead Machines (from An Introduction To EVP)
00:56:34 The Ghost Orchid – Cosmic Race (from An Introduction To EVP)
00:57:25 Graham Lambkin & Jason Lescalleet – Danger Of Death (from Photographs)
00:58:41 Rudolf – My Corpses Decay (from Brainnectar)
01:01:46 Louise Huebner – The Demon Spell For Energy (from Seduction Through Witchcraft)
01:03:33 Ashanti & Ewe of Ghana – Akom (from Drums Of Death)
01:05:54 Cornell Laboratory Of Ornithology – Eastern Screech-Owl Begging Rasps, Chitter Call, and Chuckle Rattle (layered) (from Voices Of North American Owls)
01:08:23 Gates – Incantation (from The Prevailing Wind)
01:17:13 Jacob Kirkegaard – Church (from 4 Rooms)
01:24:13 Yoshi Wada – Part 2 (excerpt) (in reverse) (from Singing In Unison)
01:31:09 Aleister Crowley – Excerpts From The Gnostic Mass (from The Great Beast Speaks)
01:33:53 Deathstench – Putrescence Upon The Altar (from Incantations In Dead Tongues)
01:36:12 Peter Sotos – Trash (excerpt) (from Buyer’s Market)
01:40:17 UVB-76 transmission 2012-October-08-14-57-13
01:43:47 Excerpt from Henry Lee Lucas interview
01:46:33 English Heretic – The Injectors (from Mondo Paranoia)
01:49:33 Bokar Rimpoche Djémila – Praise Mantra For Milarepa (from Sacred Chants And Tibetan Rituals From The Monastery Of Mirik)
01:52:16 NRIII – Underground (from Solus Patior)
01:59:34 Excerpt from Ted Bundy interview

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AGB Radio (October 12, 2015)

big brave - au de la

nice blend of big & small sounds. and every single thing I played is the best. been jamming the new Perils, Black Wing, Wrekmeister Harmonies, HSY, Big Brave, and TPR & Sutekh Hexen records like crazzzzzy.


AGB Radio 2015/10/12

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Background music: Landing – Four Keys (Extended Mix) (from Body Diffuser EP)

00:00:00 Black Wing – Black Wing (from …Is Doomed)
00:04:35 Talk break
00:05:41 Brian Ellis & Brian Grainger – Cascade (from At Dusk)
00:08:56 Cara Stacey – Circadian Clocks (from Things That Grow)
00:13:07 Wrekmeister Harmonies – Run Priest Run (Extended) (from Night Of Your Ascension)
00:29:49 Talk break
00:32:02 Perils – Leveled (from Perils)
00:38:11 Kohoutek – Part I (from A Curious Aroma)
00:56:11 HSY – Valour (from Bask)
01:00:43 Talk break
01:01:46 Jon Mueller – A (from A Magnetic Center)
01:20:18 Lee Noble – Marble Shroud (from Un Look)
01:30:48 Talk break
01:31:25 Big Brave – (re)Collection, Part II (from Au De La)
01:44:19 Trepaneringsritualen & Sutekh Hexen – Untitled 1 (from One Hundred Year Storm)
01:59:30 Talk break

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AGB Radio (October 5, 2015)


Blues, gospel, and folk from this nation and others.


AGB Radio 2015/10/05

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00:00:00 Dorothy Lee, Norma Jean, & Shirley Marie Johnson (with Robert “Nighthawk” Johnson) – You Got To Give An Account (from Sorrow Come Pass Me Around: A Survey of Rural Black Religious Music)
Background music: Floyd Council – I’m Grievin’ And I’m Worryin’ (from Carolina Blues (1937-1947))
00:01:44 Talk break
00:03:05 Mae Glover – Woodchopping Blues (from Complete Recorded Works 1927-1931)
00:05:45 Joe Armstrong – Goodbye, Everybody (from Southern Journey 1: Georgia Sea Islands, Volume 1)
00:07:55 Rev. I.B. Ware – I Wouldn’t Mind Dying (from The Devil Is Busy In Knoxville)
00:10:51 Sichelski i Bachleda i Karol Stoch – Nie Bede Sie Zynl (from ’Spiew Juchasa: Songs of the Slavic Americans)
00:13:54 Unknown – Pistol Blues (from The Rise & Fall of Paramount Records, Volume 1 (1917-1927))
00:16:54 L. Winter – The Lord Will Make A Way Somehow (from Noah Found Grace)
00:19:30 Ethel Profit – I Got To Make It (from This May Be My Last Time Singing: Raw African-American Gospel on 45RPM, 1957-1982)
00:23:29 Talk break
00:24:38 Kings of Harmony Quartette – Fountain of Blood (from When the Moon Goes Down in the Valley of Time: African-American Gospel, 1939-51)
00:26:52 Nissar Hussain Khan – Tarana Malkauns: Dir Dir Dim (from 100 Moons: Hindustani Vocal Art, 1930-55)
00:30:16 Christine & Katherine Shipp – Sea Lion Woman (from A Treasury Of Library Of Congress Field Recordings)
00:31:24 Martha Saunders – I Wish I Was A Little Fish (from Peter Was A Fisherman: The 1939 Trinidad Field Recordings Of Melville And Francis Herskovits, Vol. 1)
00:32:40 Udi Hrant – Agin (from What Remains of Eden: Anatolian & Levantine Music 1928-1952)
00:36:47 Peetie Wheatstraw – All Alone Blues (from Devil’s Son-In-Law)
00:39:52 Jodlerkulb Thun – Alpufzug (from Brass Pins And Match Heads: International 78s)
00:42:56 Etta Baker – Bully Of The Town (from Instrumental Music Of The Southern Appalachians)
Background music: Lulu Jackson – Careless Love (from Last Kind Words (1926-1953))
00:45:51 Talk break
00:47:51 Washington Phillips – Denomination Blues Part 1 (from Take Me To The Water)
00:50:53 Skip James – Devil Got My Woman (from The Complete Early Recordings Of Skip James – 1930)
00:53:51 Sarah Gunning – Dreadful Memories (from Come All You Coal Miners)
00:56:47 Benasser Oukhouya and Cheikha Hadda Ouakki – Ha Howa Ha Howa (from Kassidat: Raw 45s From Morocco)
01:02:17 Charley Patton – High Water Everywhere (from The Return Of The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of)
01:05:20 Primitive Baptist Choir of NC – I Love The Church O Lord (from When I Reach That Heavenly Shore: Unearthly Black Gospel 1926-1936
01:08:06 Mississippi Fred McDowell – Jim, Steam Killed Lulu (from Levee Camp Blues)
01:10:56 Talk break
01:11:55 Geeshie Wiley – Last Kind Words Blues (from American Primitive Vol. II: Pre-War Revenants (1897-1939))
01:14:53 Sister Ola Mae Terrel – Life Is A Problem (from Life Is A Problem… But Where There Is Life, There Is Hope)
01:17:29 Ma Kyi Aung – Mi Ba Myitta (from Longing For The Past: The 78 RPM Era In Southeast Asia)
01:20:35 Clement Nyamane & Sotho Men – Nkau Haka Khoele (from Opika Pende: Africa At 78 RPM)
01:23:32 Blind Blake – Rope Stretchin’ Blues (from I Woke Up One Morning In May)
01:26:31 Unknown – San Xian with 3 Vocals (from Streets Of Lhasa)
01:28:34 Mississippi John Hurt – Spike Driver Blues (from Anthology Of American Folk Music)
Background music: Sister Matthews – Stand By Me (from Fire In My Bones: Raw Rare + Otherworldly African-American Gospel (1944-2007))
01:31:47 Talk break
01:33:18 Rosie Mae Moore – Stranger Blues (from Mississippi Girls (1928-1931))
01:36:40 Whit Gaydon – Tennessee Coon Hunt (from Work Hard, Play Hard, Pray Hard: Hard Time Good Time & End Time Music)
01:39:32 Bessie Jones – This Train Is A Clean Train (from Get in Union: Recordings by Alan Lomax 1959-1966)
01:42:14 4 Red Zao Women – Too Pouan Toy Tiemto (from Ethnic Minority Music Of North Vietnam)
01:43:10 Rev. R. Henderson – Up Above My Head (from Time Will Make A Change)
01:45:24 Lemuel Turner – Way Down Yonder Blues (from Turn Me Loose: Outsiders Of Old Time Music)
01:48:32 Roscoe Holcomb – Wayfaring Stranger (from Mountain Music Of Kentucky)
01:51:40 Anonymous Tuareg Elder – “Yali” War Song (from Secret Museum Of Mankind: Music Of North Africa)
01:54:00 Memphis Minnie – You Wrecked My Happy Home (from Complete Recorded Works Vol. 1)
01:56:37 Unknown – Sorban Palid (from I Don’t Feel At Home In This World Anymore: 1927-1948 )
Background music: Big Bill Broonzy – I Got The Blues For My Baby (from Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order Vol. 1 (November 1927 to 9 February 1932))
01:58:15 Talk break

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AGB Radio (September 21, 2015)

you are welcome here

Fabrica Records put out an amazing 28-track benefit comp called You Are Welcome Here. It’s pay-what-you-want and features the likes of Rambutan, Parashi, Luciernaga, Dan Melchior, and Shredderghost, so you know it’s awesome.

“All funds raised from purchases of this album will be donated to the International Rescue Committee to help support their work providing immediate assistance to refugees in Europe, including Greece, and to displaced people in Iraq, Yemen, and in other crisis zones around the world.”


AGB Radio 2015/09/21

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Background music: Errorsmith & Mark Fell – Protogravity (from Protogravity)
00:00:00 Rémy Charrier – Denial (from Cowries)
00:03:55 Talk break
00:05:05 Roberto Carlos Lange – Haunt Her (from Plural People)
00:10:59 Cadu Tenório & Eduardo Manso – Casebre (from Casebre)
00:29:09 Talk break
00:30:14 Demonstration Synthesis – Next (from DS22)
00:39:26 Andrea Taeggi – Adumbration (from Mama Matrix Most Mysterious)
00:44:38 Philip Jeck – Barrow In Furness (Open The Hand Wide) (from Cardinal)
00:48:56 Pinkcourtesyphone – Casual Encounter / Formal Encounter (from Sentimental Something)
00:59:39 Talk break
01:00:45 Peter Kris – Side A (from Rim Of The World)
01:12:33 Pole – Kautz (from Wald)
01:18:02 Thomas Brinkmann – Graphit (from What You Hear (Is What You Hear))
01:29:04 Talk break
01:31:00 Rapoon – Shadow Ghost Of Fire (from You Are Welcome Here)
01:35:53 I-LP-O In Dub – Donetsk Disciples (from Communist Dub)
01:40:37 Ariadne – The Shadow (from Tsalal)
01:47:17 Michael Vincent Waller – Organum (from The South Shore)
01:51:38 Gordon Ashworth – Silhouette (from The One You Love & Cannot Trust)
01:59:02 Talk break

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AGB Radio (September 14, 2015)

dope-body kunk

I know I only played a minute-long track from the new Dope Body but holy shit that record is nuts go get it.


AGB Radio 2015/09/14

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Background music: U/V Light – Celestial Cenotaph (from Cenotaph)
00:00:00 Talk break
00:01:10 Georg Holm, Orri Páll Dýrason, Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson, Kjartan Holm – The Crown Of Creation (from Circe)
00:09:34 La Nuit – The Sun Is Folded In Eight (from (from Desert Television)
00:22:25 Contour – Untitled 4 (from Year Of The Hunter)
00:30:27 Talk break
00:31:42 Carter Tutti Void – f = (2.4) (from f (x))
00:42:09 Ättestupa – Untitled 1 (from Vattnet Drog Sig Tillbaka, Stenarna Blev Synliga)
01:00:35 Talk break
01:01:32 Loke Rahbek & Puce Mary – With Complete Will (from The Female Form)
01:10:32 Natural Information Society & Bitchin Bajas – Oh No Fade (from Automaginary)
01:29:48 Talk break
01:30:47 Karen Gwyer – Keisa Kizzy Kinte (from Bouloman)
01:40:31 Heather Woods Broderick – A Call For Distance (from Glider)
01:47:18 Dope Body – Dad (from Kunk)
01:48:41 Offthesky – Scintillate Inside You (from The Serpent Phase)
01:59:16 Talk break

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AGB Radio (September 7, 2015)

This episode’s kinda all over the place, dub, shoegaze, techno, noise, country blues… and drone, obviously.


AGB Radio 2015/09/07

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Background music: The Skaters – Side B (from Dispersed Royalty Ornaments)
00:00:00 Talk break
00:00:55 Stephen O’Malley – Eternal Idol // Arrival Of The Trainer (from Eternelle Idole)
00:18:52 The Humble Bee & Aaron Martin – Bloom And Fold (from Dialog Tapes)
00:28:13 Talk break
00:29:45 Peter J. Woods – Skin And Movement (from Impure Gold, Pt. II)
00:45:33 Lum Guffin – Moaning And Groaning Blues (from Walking Victrola)
00:49:49 Augustus Pablo – The Bells Of Death (from Like I’m Dying: Ska, Rocksteady, & Dub)
00:53:48 Black Rain & Shapednoise – Autonomous Lethality (from Apophis)
00:58:54 Talk break
01:00:53 Kowloon_Walled_City – Evening_Drum (from Kowloon_Walled_City)
01:15:32 Drainolith – Joy Road (from Hysteria)
01:21:25 Shit And Shine – Wespennest (from Everybody’s A Fuckin Expert)
01:30:21 Talk break
01:32:01 Helen – Violet (from The Original Faces)
01:36:03 Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats – The Night Creeper (from The Night Creeper)
01:42:08 Scott Tuma – Meloton (from Eyrie)
01:46:01 Mark Fell & Gábor Lázár – Track 10 (from The Neurobiology Of Moral Decision Making)
01:58:36 Talk break

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AGB Radio (May 20, 2015) – Live! with Andrew Weathers

agb radio live

When I went on my road trip in May, I stayed with my friends Forrest & Amanda in San Francisco for a few days and they’re the founders. So when someone had to cancel their regularly scheduled show, and since I had been buying records across the country, I figured I’d do an impromptu live AGB Radio episode. Then I found out Thee Andrew Weathers was available to come down and hang with me in the studio. So that’s how this show happened.

But that was in May, and now it’s September so this is long overdue. Sorry it took so long! I had problems getting ahold of the recording, then I had to get time to edit it and put the playlist together. And I’m also crazy embarrassed about this episode. I did a terrible job doing the live thing on an unfamiliar setup while trying to keep a conversation with Andrew, and the show is mostly just us shooting the shit which is not something I’d ever want to listen to. Maybe you do, though. So here it is. There’s about 30 minutes total of talking and then maybe 90 of music, so I guess that’s not too bad of a ratio.

The show cuts off a bit at the end when I’m reading off the previous setlist and saying my thank yous & goodbyes due to some glitch. You’re not missing much, though.

A thousand thanks to Andrew for joining me. He’s a truly amazing dude and incredibly talented. He co-runs Full Spectrum and records solo stuff as well as band stuff and every bit of it is the best. His newest record is Fuck Everybody, You Can Do Anything. It’s unbelievably awesome. And definitely listen to We’re Not Cautious regardless of whether it’s new to you or not.

A couple notes about the playlist… It’s a bit of a hackjob because I wasn’t really paying attention. I think on more than one occasion I let one song run into another, specifically on Wilderness Trail and Romanian Folk Dances, maybe one or two others. And there’s about 10 seconds of looped skipping on the Popol Vuh song. Oops.


AGB Radio 2015/05/20 – Live! with Andrew Weathers

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Background music: Hiroshi Yoshimura – Green
00:00:00 Alhaji Garbo Leao – Wurin Allah Muka (from Alhaji Garbo Leao And His Goge Music)
00:05:50 Talk break
00:11:31 Walter Scharf – The Beckoning Trail (from Wilderness Trail)
00:16:17 Gordon Ashworth – Norma, Upbringing (from STLA)
00:26:32 Instrumental Group Of Mohamed Ben Mohamed El Majdoub – Ishih Dyala-Sadat (from Moroccan Sufi Music, Islamic Mystical Brotherhood)
00:36:04 Talk break
00:48:36 Arorangi Youth – Marama E (from Moments In Rarotonga)
00:51:41 Popol Vuh – In Den Gärten Pharaos (from In Den Gärten Pharaos)
01:10:52 Talk break
01:32:19 Mihai & Alexandru David – De-a Lungul Si Hateyana (from Romania: Romanian Folk Dances)
01:34:58 Mihai & Alexandru David – Mireasa Cununa Ta (from Romania: Romanian Folk Dances)
01:36:20 Horton Barker – Wayfaring Stranger (from Traditional Singer)
01:40:13 Exhaust – A History Of Guerilla Warfare (from Exhaust)
01:46:19 Mij – Grok (Martian Love Call) (from Yodeling Astrologer)
01:53:22 Munawar Sultana & Iqbal Banso – Dholak Geet (Punjab Folk Song) (from Folk Music From Pakistan)
01:57:17 Talk break

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AGB Radio (August 31, 2015)

Definitely feelin that Hills record. Sweden’s Rocket Recordings has had an incredible track record these past couple years.


AGB Radio 2015/08/31

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Background music: Tim Hecker – Apondalifa (from Norberg / Apondalifa)
00:00:00 Talk break
00:00:45 Natural Snow Buildings – Stellar Pit (from The Ladder)
00:13:13 Celer – Bleeds And Swell Blends (from How Could You Believe Me When I Said I Loved You When You Know I’ve Been A Liar All My Life)
00:25:34 Talk break
00:26:45 Virtual Forest – River To Back Side (from Unconscious Cognition Is The Processing Of Perception)
00:39:29 Terrane – Farallon (from Basalt Palisades)
00:50:41 Hills – Och Solen Sänkte Sig Röd (from Frid)
01:01:26 Talk break
01:02:32 Wil Bolton – Through The Rain (from Marram)
01:14:55 Shiggajon – Sela (from Sela)
01:33:11 Talk break
01:34:22 Expo ’70 – Soft Wave Continuum (from Solar Drifting)
01:44:27 Black Channels – Whispering Sons (from Oracles)
01:45:43 MV & EE – Lord Of Unity (from Alpine Frequency)
01:58:57 Talk break

AGB Radio

AGB Radio (August 17, 2015) – Ladies Only Edition

So much awesome shit in the experimental scene from ladies that doesn’t get the praise it should. None of this stuff has been played on AGB Radio yet and all of it has come out this year so… get crackin.


AGB Radio 2015/08/17 – Ladies Only Edition

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Background music: GABI – Home (from Sympathy)
00:00:00 Talk break
00:01:08 Elizabeth Veldon – The Solace Of Communal Worship (from Fear Not: For I Have Redeemed Thee, I Have Called Thee By Thy Name; Thou Art Mine)
00:07:12 Gel Set – The Basement (from Human Salad)
00:11:41 Tsembla – Sinuhe Bebe (from Terror & Healing)
00:15:32 Ela Orleans – We Are One (from Upper Hell)
00:20:02 Sarah Davachi – Geneva (from Qualities Of Bodies Permanent)
00:29:46 Talk break
00:31:04 Christina Carter – First Performance (from L’etoile De Mer)
00:42:15 Lau Nau – Luotsilaiva (from HEM. Någonstans)
00:47:15 Félicia Atkinson – Against Archives (from A Readymade Ceremony)
00:54:10 Kara-Lis Coverdale – Arcane (from Aftertouches)
00:59:29 Talk break
01:00:40 Crys Cole – Sand (from Sand / Layna)
01:19:30 Jenny Hval – Holy Land (from Apocalypse, Girl)
01:29:29 Talk break
01:30:05 Paper Dollhouse – Siren (from Aeonflower)
01:36:26 Screature – Graves And Heirs (from Four Columns)
01:41:35 Meg Baird – Don’t Weigh Down The Light (from Don’t Weight Down The Light)
01:47:07 R. Ariel – Florence (from Changer)
01:52:10 Waterflower – Izzieddejis (from Lost Harbours / Waterflower Split)
01:58:25 Talk break