By Peter Hollo
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Utility Fog teeters on the cusp between acoustic and electronic, organic and digital. Constantly changing and rearranging, this aural cloud of nanotech consumes genres and spits them out in new forms. Whether cataloguing the jungle resurgence, tracking the ups and downs of noise and drone, or unearthing the remnants of glitch and folktronica, all is contextualised within artist & genre histories for a fulfilling sonic journey. Since all these genre names are already pretty ridiculous, we thought we'd coin a new one. So "postfolkrocktronica" it is. Wear it.
||ExplicitPlaylist 24.06.18||Tonight we’re shuffling around ambient/shoegaze, sunken beats, post-jazz, experimental hip-hop, Tunisian beatmaking… and more. LISTEN AGAIN, we’ll take you on a journey… Stream on demand from FBi, podcast here.||24 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPlaylist 17.06.18||Tonight it’s an all-women Utility Fog. I was going to do a show like this soon anyway, and I don’t always draw attention to it (I think it ought to be totally natural to play 2 hours of music by women, given how easy it is to slip into hours of mal.||17 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPlaylist 10.06.18||Back from the crammed tour around the country! Hi! Thanks to Krishtie Mofazzal for filling in last week. LISTEN AGAIN tonight for all the good, goooood s**t. Podcast here, but go stream on demand via FBi! Happy Axe – Cheshire Heart [Spirit Level/Band.||10 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPlaylist 27.05.18||So much good music, and that’s lucky because we only play good music over here! LISTEN AGAIN, over and over… podcast here, stream on demand via FBi! Shoeb Ahmad – “lope” [Art as Catharsis] Shoeb Ahmad – “status anxiety” (tilman robinson.||27 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPlaylist 20.05.18||Emotional intensity, electronic withdrawal, we’re running the gamut tonight… LISTEN AGAIN for the fruits of emotional labour. Stream on demand from FBi, podcast over here. Carla Bozulich – Written In Smoke (feat.||20 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPlaylist 13.05.18||Eclectic sounds on the show tonight, mostly pretty electronic/experimental, but with some postpunk sounds from everyone’s favourite rude-word band. LISTEN AGAIN for the requisite mind-expansion. Stream on demand from FBi and podcast here.||13 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPlaylist 06.05.18||Lots of avant-garde, experimental and ambient stuff tonight. Also interviewing Sydney jazz/electronic trio Moving Paths. LISTEN AGAIN to tease out the layers of meaning… stream on demand from FBi, podcast here.||6 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPlaylist 29.04.18||An electronic Utility Fog for you this week… LISTEN AGAIN for all the details you missed! Stream on demand from FBi, podcast here. Autechre – column thirteen [Warp/AE_STORE] And so with April almost over,||29 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPlaylist 22.04.18||Big show tonight, with classical influences on a piano slant later on, and electronic & beats up front. LISTEN AGAIN and thrill and cry… stream on demand from FBi or podcast here. Mouse on Mars – Dimensional People Parts I-III feat.||22 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPlaylist 15.04.18||IDM and electronic sounds abound tonight! LISTEN AGAIN – you’ll work it out eventually! Stream on demand via FBi, podcast over here. Arikon – City C*m Temple [Portals Editions] Gainstage – Sediment Two [Portals Editions] Arikon – The Prophet’s Blood Is Boiling [Portals Editions] Arik Hayut is half of the industrial doom-techno duo Gainstage, with […]||15 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|