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.


Otherwires 39 Review of 2017

December 18, 2017

Otherwires returns to it's glorious full form, now with added vinyl playing capability! Tonight we blast through 2017 playing the absolutely hottest cuts. Feat. Mogwai, Tom Rogerson, Binker and Moses, Ill Considered, Four Tet, Vessels, Physics House Band and many more. Our album of the year comes from Jeff Parker with his solo album Slight Freedom. It's incredible, you must own it.


Phantom Brickworks II - Bibio

The Gabbard - Tom Rogerson and Brian Eno

To All It - Bing and Ruth

In The World But Not Of The World - Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith

Heavy Moss - Tatran

40 Point - Vels Trio

Dawn Lit Metropolis - Ill Considered

Ride Ahead and Light The Way For Me - Brokeback

All This I Do For Glory - Colin Stetson

Bound And Boundless - Do Make Say Think

Uh Uh - Thundercat

Echoes From The Other Side of The Mountain

SW9 9SL - Four Tet

Doomed - Moses Sumney

Position - Vessels

The Astral Wave / Mobius Strip II - The Physics House Band

Don't Believe The Fife - Mogwai

Mainz & Lush Life - Jeff Parker (Album of The Year) 

Otherwires 38

November 20, 2017

A foreshortened episode of Otherwires this month owing to some technical gremlins, but definitely making up for it once underway. Album of the month is from Ill Considered, plus the usual roundup of jazz, electronica and post-everything.

Ansumana - Susso

When did you stop loving me - Jeff Parker

Building Bridges - Ill Considered

Purchase - Noveller

Low Light - Soundcarriers

Don't blame yourself - Chaz Bundick meets the Mattson 2

Weight Off - Badbadnotgood

All Ears - Mette Henriette

Dawn Lit Metropolis - Ill Considered

Godzilla - Vels Trio

Voyager - The colours that rise

Cosmic Patience - Gilad Hekselman

Sea Wall - Hans Zimmer

Otherwires 37

October 24, 2017

James and Nick return with another monthly roundup of new and classic Jazz and Electronica feat. Kamasi Washington, ADHD, Fourtet, Gil Scott Heron & Vessels.


Shinkansen - Jaga Jazzist

Already There - Taylor McFerrin

Morning Of - The JuJu Exchange

Space Fling - Sun Ra

Two Thousand and Seventeen - Fourtet

Strawberry Letter 23 - Shuggie Otis

Black Sails - Mammal Hands

746 - Trio Elf

Glower - Vessels

Pieces of a Man - Gil Scott Heron

Make Up - Boom Bip

Cuckoo Down - Isan

SW9 9SL - Fourtet

Levon - ADHD

Hide in Plain Sight - Jim James

Actors - Takuya Kuroda

The Anchor - Andrew Huang

Position - Vessels

When Love is Found - Rene Schier


Truth - Kamasi Washington

Otherwires 35

August 28, 2017

Nick and James return with a bag of treats for your bank holiday delectation! A blistering album of the month from Tatran punctuates the likes of High Plains, Gonimoblast, Noveller and the Chicago Underground Quartet. Mix this all together with a smattering of Vels Trio and Brokeback and you've got yourself a stew comin' on.



Part 1 (feat. Arve Henriksen) - Gonimoblast

Enter the Void - Rene Schier

Rachel's Song - Vangelis

Emergence - Noveller

Lucy - Astroblk

The Climb - Tatran

Wo Ist Der Kuchen, Meine Frau - Chicago Underground Quartet

Godzilla - Vels Trio

Verve - Humble Goods

Peninsula - Flughand

Fete By The River (live in London) - Binker and Moses

Lucerne Valley - Floating Points

Duncan - Matthew Bourne

Blood That Ran The Rapids - High Plains

Welcome - Wun Two

No Sides - Tatran

Single Stroke Ruffs - Xploding Plastix

Only Truth I Know - I Eat Plants For A Living

Troyka Smash - Troyka

Heavy Moss - Tatran

Old Skool - I Eat Plants For A Living

Electro Magnetic in E - Eivand Aarset

The Lure of the Mine - Colin Stetson

Mornin - Flughand

Colossus of Roads - Brokeback