Otherwires 49

November 19, 2018

Otherwires is back with a whole heap of brand spanking new jazz, featuring new music from Makaya McCraven and hot cuts from Yazz Ahmen, Miles Davis and Laurel Halo. This month's live session comes from Otherwires favourite Wil Bolton, who provides an absolutely stunning set of ambient heaven.

Osiris - Maisha

Holy Lands - Makaya McCraven

Organ Eternal - Yazz Ahmed

Honky Tonk - Miles Davis

Prosperity's Fear - Makaya McCraven

Voila - Makaya McCraven

The Creator Has A Masterplan - Sarathy Korwar

The Fifth Monk - Makaya McCraven


Compact Rhythem - Graham Dunning

Raw Silk Uncut Wood - Laurel Halo

The Evening Hate - Chelidon Frame 

Otherwires 48 with SLOW CLINIC

October 22, 2018

Otherwires 48 featuring Slow Clinic Live in the studio. (there's no speaking for the first half due to a tech glitch, which is probably a bonus really)

Keyed Out - Tim Hecker

Suite Haus - Makaya McCraven feat. Nubya Garcia

Autumn - Wun Two

Seye - Fofoulah

Freedom Funk Chant - Damu The Fudgemunk/Raw Poetic

Yu or Me - Matt Calvert*

Volk - Thom Yorke

Morning Of - Colin Stetson

Interactivity in Plastic Space - Lori Scacco


SLOW CLINIC Live in session


Suffer - Matt Calvert*

White Lies - TATRAN

Tiger Song - Lori Scacco

Denise Paints - Colin Stetson

Ghost Ship - Matt Calvert*

Kind of Fuji - 1000 Kings

Butterss's - Makaya McCraven feat. Jeff Parker

Secondary Measure - Amulets

In Mother Earth Phase - Tim Hecker


Otherwires 47

September 24, 2018

Nick and James return with an ocean of sonic exploration, ranging from Low to Lightbath, Supersilent to The Beta Band and an album of the month from king of 11/8 Vennart. This month’s Otherwires Live session comes from Dead Circuits. 


Surrogate Head (Live at The Garage) - Physics House Band

Komedahead - Andy Votel

Quorum - Low

Dancing and Blood - Low

Reflection (feat. Nat Birtchall and Liz Elensky) - Emanative

Binary - Vennart


OWLive Part One - Dead Circuits


Push It Out - The Beta Band

Flee - Mogwai 

My Queen is Mamie Phipps Clark - Sons of Kemet

14.2 - Supersilent

Vestigial - R Beny


OWLive Part 2 - Dead Circuits


Castlefordian Girls - Vennart

Disarray - Low

Strange Cities - Lori Scacco

Loom 4 - Lightbath

It Was Late and We Watched The Motel Burn - Mary Lattimore

Otherwires 46 OWLive

August 27, 2018

James and Nick introduce the first in a new series of OWLive studio recordings, courtesy of Rorquals. Album of the month is from Makaya McCraven and a report on the ArcTanGent festival.


Hall / McCraven on the Mic / Ox Tails - Makaya McCraven

Spice Routes (feat. Nay Birchall) - Emanative

Te’amir - Habesha

T69 Collapse - Aphex Twin

Good Friday (Boards of Canada mix) - WHY?




Jamil Jamal (DJ Khalab remix) - Jazz Ahmed

4001 - Squarepusher

Earache - Mouse on the Keys

After Dark - Delta Sleep

Dontsendlovesendmoney - Codices

Mute Heart - Matt Calvert

The Glitter is Gone - Yo La Tengo

Otherwires 45 2/7/18

July 3, 2018

Otherwires returns for a 45th lap around the aural solar system featuring brand new music from John Coltrane, Tangents, Slows and Matt Calvert, rereleases from Aphex Twin and Pye Corner Audio, mountain sized madness from Kamasi Washington and automatic motorised insanity from Eli Keszler.


Nuclear War - Sun Ra

Bud Powell - Wail

John Coltrane - Untitled Original 11386

Kamasi Washington - Can You Hear Him?

Tangents - Gone To Ground

Sarah Davachi - For Piano

Slows - A Great Big Smile From Venus - Side B

Pye Corner Audio - Mainframe

Apex Twin - We Are The Music Makers

GAS - Rausch 1

Matt Calvert - 12051

Eli Keszler - Cold Pin - Side B

Plaid - Clock

Otherwires 44 [4/6/18]

June 4, 2018

Otherwires 44 Live from the Loft [4/6/18]: A ridiculous amount of fantastic new music from the likes of TANGENTS, JEFF PARKER, KAMAAL WILLIAMS and ENEMY!! Boy oh boy...

Full track listing;

Sarah Davachi - Ghosts and All

Kamaal Williams - Medina

Richard Spaven - Alfama

Ital Tek - Aquamarine

Enemy - Children With Torches

Miles Davis Quintet - So What (Live in Copenhagen 1960)

Jeff Parker - Blackman

The Flashbulb - Binedump

Ryuichi Sakamoto - Life, Life

Slow Clinic - Oblivia

Enemy - Brandy (feat. Lewis Wright)

Tangents - Lake George

Binker & Moses - Children of the Ultrablacks (Live)

Whirlwound - Kelpe

Nils Frahm - To Thomas

Enemy - Politix (feat. Chris Montague)

Letherette - Feel All

Tangents - Terracotta

Terry Riley - Across the Lake of the Ancient Word

Otherwires 43

May 7, 2018

Nick returns along with the usual Otherwires mayhem for a show cram packed with jazz, electronic, post rock and a dash of metal too. Brand new music from Jon Hopkins, Childish Gambino and classics from BadBadNotGood, Jan Jalinek and Anteloper. 


Ohoneotree SUite - Anteloper

Xover - Blue Lab Beats

Pineapple - Blue Lab Beats 

Planeten in Halbtrauer - Jan Jalinek 

Salaam - Kamaal Williams

Neon Pattern Drum - Jon Hopkins

This Is America - Childish Gambino 

Asalam Yamarek  - Ariel Kalma

IV (Live) - BadBadNotGood

Response (Live) - Ambrose Akinmusire

Sax Con Ritmo - Jack Constanzo

Contrafact - Walter Smith iii

Terazzo - Visible Cloaks

Whiskey and Wine - Planning for Burial

Emerald Green - False Noise

Everything Connected - Jon Hopkins

Quiet Dawn - Nostalgia 77

Steep Hills of Vicodin Tears - A Winged Victory for The Sullen

Why Do I Still Sleep? - Popol Vuh

Otherwires 42

April 10, 2018

Otherwires returns with a whole host of new music as James flies solo whilst Nick is a busy bee. Expect brand new music from Jon Hopkins, Sons of Kemet, Jonny Greenwood and many more. Classics come from Oscar Peterson, Loscil, Polar Bear and James Holden. 


Everyone Is Falling - Vessels

A Break In The Clouds (Beats Tool Mix) - James Holden

Emerald Rush - Jon Hopkins

My Queens Is Albertina Sisulu - Sons of Kemet

Glasspops - Mark Pritchard

Forge/1 - Ma

Tree Strings - Jonny Greenwood

Starwood Choker - Bing & Ruth

ZURE - Ryuichi Sakamoto

Detroit Part II - Shigeto

We Feel The Echoes - Polar Bear

Sunday - Ben Webster, Oscar Peterson

Flyin’ Bamboo (feat. MNDSGN) - Nitai Hershkovits, MNDSGN

Source - Nubya Garcia

The Whip - Fuck Buttons

Stave Peak - Loscil

Lights On Water - Pan-American

Verflossen ist das Gold der tage - Bersarin Quartett

re:member - Olafur Arnalds

walker - Ryuichi Sakamoto

Immunity - Jon Hopkins


Otherwires 41

March 12, 2018

Otherwires returns to your eardrums after a short hiatus with a frankly excellent show. Album of the month is All Melody by Nils Frahm, Shabaka Hutching’s WE OUT HERE project gets a thorough airing and so much more;


Sons of Kemet - My Queen is Harriet Tubman

Vels Trio - Stepping into Tomorrow

Kit Downes - Rings of Saturn

Ezra Collective - Pure Shade

Tiny Fingers - Drops

Nils Frahm - My Friend the Forest

Nubya Garcia - Once

Tycho - Glider

Apex Twin - Ageispolis

Nils Frahm - Human Range

Charles Mingus - Myself When I Am Real

Tortoise - The Suspension Bridge at Iguazu Falls

Beastie Boys - So What’cha Want?

Jeff Parker - Rang

Shabaka Hutchings - Black Skin Black Masks

Nils Frahm - Kaleidoscope

Kokoroko - Abusey Junction

Stars of the Lid - Jan. 69

Otherwires 40

January 15, 2018

Otherwires is back for the new year with a two hour live session from Eumig and Viridian. 

The improvised set was produced on Roland Juno-6, Moog Sub Phatty, Fender Telecaster, Fender Precision Bass, Line 6 Helix, Strymon Big Sky, MXR Carbon Copy, Boss ME70 and TCE Hall of Fame.