Otherwires - 10/04/2017

April 10, 2017

Otherwires 30

March 13, 2017

A buffet of delights featuring choice cuts from Wil Bolton and Bowditch, brand new music from Do Make Say Think and The Physics House Band and an album of the month from Tenariwen.

Invocation of a Midsummer Revery - Children of Alice
Abdou Kadre - Piano Interrupted
The Railway Hotel Gents Toilet (Broken) - Bowditch
Bound and Boundless - Do Make Say Think
Hayati - Tinariwen
Abandoned Reminder - Craig Taborn
Kneel Down - Neil Cowley Trio
Round Trip (Broadway Blues) - Jaco Pastorius
Teen Town - Jaco Pastorius
Opus Pocus - Jaco Pastorius
Astral Wave - The Physics House Band
Spirit Splitter (No.54) - Mary Halvorson Octet
Stolen Moments - Oliver Nelson
Tenere Taqqal - Tinariwen
The Cavalry Cross - Tortoise & Bonnie Prince Billy
Conch - Get The Blessing
81 - Miles Davis
Shadow - Barry Guy
Colours in Space - Explosions in The Sky
Dissolve - Wil Bolton



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January 16, 2017

Otherwires gets back to it's roots tonight featuring some stellar jazz from the likes of Art Pepper, Simon Spillett and the Moses Boyd Exodus, as well as some electronic wanderings from Aris Kindt, Jaimeo Brown Transcendence and Jan Jalinek.


Album of the month comes from the always excelent Jeff Parker with his solo record Slight Freedom.


Brian Eno - Reflection
Simon Spillett - Shepherd's Serenade
Moses Boyd Exodus - Axis Blue
Andy Sheppard - They Weren't Perfect and Neither Am I
Jeff Parker - Slight Freedom (Album of the Month)
Lee Konitz - Cherokee
Evan Parker - Whitstable Solo 2
Jaimeo Brown Transcendence - Safflower
Maylight - Digits
Nubya Garcia - Buzztown Roll
Bill LeSage and The New Directions in Jazz Unit - Times Two and a Half
Bibio - St Thomas
John Coltrane - Lush Life
Jeff Parker - Mainz
Arve Henriksen - Magma Oscillator
Aris Kindt - Embers
Jan Jalinek - Moire
Art Pepper - The Trip


Otherwires 27 2016 special

December 19, 2016

Thank you 2016, you've been a character builder!


Three Trapped Tigers - Rainbow Road
Strobes - Spin
The Comet is Coming - Final Eclipse
BadBadNotGood - Confessions Pt. 2
Black Focus - Yo Chavez
Tangents - Masist Cau
Mogwai - Bitterness Centrifuge
Adam Betts - Aneek
Matthew Bourne - Horn and Velum
Shabakah and the Ancestors - Joyous
Jeff Parker - Jrifted
Nils Petter Molvaer - Maddagala
Tortoise - The Clearing Fills
Masayoshi Fujita & Jan Jalinek - LesLang
Sons of Kemet - Mo' Wiser
Mark Pritchard feat. Thom Yorke - Beautiful People
Beaunoise - Novem.minor
Kamasi Washington - The Rhythm Changes
Supersilent - 13.9


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November 21, 2016

More audio hijinx from Otherwires this month featuring Exploding Star Orchestra, Isotope 217, Adem, Yussef Kamal and a live session from Adrian Lane.


Craig Leon - Rings With Three Concentric Discs
Exploding Star Orchestra - Chromorocker
Nils Petter Molvaer - Amed
Strobes - World GB
Adrian Lane - To The Sea
Adem - To Cure A Weakling Child / Boy Girl Song
Adrian Lane - Seventh Floor Piano / That Faint Light / Staring Into The Fire (LIVE IN SESSION)
Adrian Lane - Of The Spheres
That Faint Light - Hirojoshi
Adrian Lane - Over The Waves (LIVE IN SESSION)
Isotope 217 - La Jetee
Yusef LaTeef - Angel Eyes
Yussef Kamal - Strings of Light
Strobes - OK Please
Raime - Dead Heat
Autechre - Slip

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October 24, 2016

More myriads of musical mayhem from the Otherwires chaps featuring Supersilent, Douglas Dare, Food, Arve Henriksen, Jan Jalinek, and an album of the month from Shabaka and the Ancestors. 

Supersilent - 13.9
Hakon Kornstadt - Damascus
Nils Petter Molvaer - Ras Mohammed
The Owl Service - Willie's Lady
Shabaka and The Ancestors - The Observed / Natty
Joe Zawinal - In A Silent Way
Brian Blade amd The Fellowship Band - Landmarks
Arve Henriksen - Opening Image
Christopher Tignor - One Eye Blue, One Eye Black
S U R V I V E - Dirt
Douglas Dare - New York
Bon Iver - ___45____
Tortoise - Gesceap
Masayoshi Fujita & Jan Jalinek - Parades
Food - Khymos
Information - Track Slow Snow
Mogwai - Helicon 1
Seafeel - Dead Guitars
Jean Michelle Jarre - Oxygene 1
Thom Yorke - Interference
Supersilent - 13.7

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August 29, 2016

Nick and James take another trip to the upside down, featuring Alva Noto, Moses Boyd, The Sly and Unseen, Tom Ellis and many more. Live recording of the month comes from Suzanne Ciani.

Miles Davis - Shhh / Peaceful
Moses Boyd - Rye Lane Shuffle 
Three Trapped Tigers - Tekkers
Tom Ellis - Many Times
The Sly and Unseen - Another Way of Seeing
Mammal Hands - Quiet Fire
Benny Greb - No. 7
Suzanne Ciani -  Concert at Phil Niblock's Loft
Jan Jelinek - Moire (Piano and Organ)
Alva Noto - Xerrox Helm Trashpaser
Tangents - Oberon
Kit Downes and Tom Challenger - Sa
Pole - Pferd
Vvolk - Autumn / Winter

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August 1, 2016

Another tasty selection of tunes from Nick and James, calling at all stops from Tangents to Radiohead, featuring our first foray into Bandcamp to choose songs live on air, no prior listening! Cracking albums of the month from Nonkeen and BadBadNotGood and some stonking live jazz.

Music for Bus Stops - Psychic Temple
Star Furnace - The Comet is Coming
Masist Cau - Tangents
Ovedur - Sigur Rós
Confessions Pt. II - BadBadNotGood
Oddments of the Gamble (SIDE B) - Nonkeen
Hyssop of Love - BadBadNotGood
Aphelion - Janek Gwizdala
Secrets of Earth - Scott McLemore
Mudslide - Vestbo Trio
Obligado - Jade Kerber
Communication - Tomorrow The Cure
Wallow - Letters of Utrecht
Coffin Bone Axis - Beaunoise
Rue The Whirl - Boards of Canada
Idioteque - Radiohead

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July 4, 2016

Otherwires 21 - Nick's on his tod in the studio with a bag of vinyl. Here's what happened;

Art Pepper - Diane
Jeff Parker - Jrifted *
Day To Day - Sarathey Korwar
Melt Yourself Down - The God of You
Shabaka and the Ancestors - Mzwandile
Swans - When will I return?
Colin Stetson - Hunted
Mark Pritchard (feat. Thom Yorke) - Beautiful People
Jeff Parker - Executive Life*
Laraaji - Airbass
The Trees - Closure
Supersilent - 13.3
Autechre - VI Scose Poise
Four Tet - Peace For Earth
Jeff Parker - Here Comes Ezra*
Brown vs Brown - Have a Bun
Kamasi Washington - The Rhythm Changes
Benny Carter & Oscar Peterson - Street Scene