My Favourite Labels
By Fleeing from Pigeons
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Every fortnight Gareth Main (Independent Music Podcast) invites in someone from an innovative independent label and chats about their inspiration, the music and the motivation for running a record label in the 21st century. Listen live on 199 Radio every other Tuesday between 6-8pm UK time.
||Clean#12 - Discrepant (London, UK), Nyege Nyege Tapes (Kampala, Uganda), Mello Music Group (USA)||The return of My Favourite Labels brings Gonzo from Discrepant labels to 199 Radio. An otherworldly label that excels in bringing field recordings, sound collages, and all sorts of wonderful electronic music to the world. Gareth chats to him about the .||4/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#11 - My Favourite Labels 2017 (Sooper, Diagonal, Leaf Label, Nyege Nyege Tapes, Philophon, Type, Bokeh Versions, Whities, Rocket Recordings, Hands in the Dark||For the final show of 2017, Gareth takes us through his favourite labels for 2017. Taking in ten labels and playing 19 tracks over the two hours. Featuring labels from London, Bristol, Kampala, and elsewhere Tracklisting Sooper Records (Chicago, USA).||12/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#10 - Bokeh Versions (Bristol, UK)||Our last interview of 2017 has us chatting with Miles from Bristol-based label Bokeh Versions. Purveyors of the most forward-thinking dub music released this century, the show covers the origins of the label as well as playing a load of tracks from the.||12/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#9 - Cubiculo Records (Portugal)||Hitting the show this week is Portugese reggae label Cubiculo. We have two hours of sweet reggae music both contemporary and classic.||11/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#8 - Africa Seven (London, UK / Paris, France)||On the show this week, Gareth interviews Rich Elson from the Africa Seven label. Specialising in reissuing funk and disco from Africa. This one is damn funky!||11/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#7 - Alien Jams (London, UK)||On show seven, Gareth is joined by Chloe Frieda of Alien Jams - a fantastic techno label that has been releasing experimental, forward-looking electronics since 2014. Over two hours you'll hear the story of the label, as well as music that takes i...||11/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#6 - Wah Wah 45s (London, UK)||On the show this week Gareth talks to Dom Servini and Adam Scrimshire from exceptional soul, disco, funk, dub, afrobeat etc. label Wah Wah 45s. Over 90mins they talk through the potted history of the label, playing tracks including their first release .||10/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#5 - Paradise Bangkok (London/Thailand)||This week, Gareth is joined by Chris Menist of the Paradise Bangkok label. Formed from his time living in Bangkok, the label specialises in releasing otherworldly sounds both old and contemporary from across the Indian Ocean - from Thailand to Pakistan.||10/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean4 - Pure Niceness (Lyon, France)||This week Gareth is joined by Johan from killer dancehall label Pure Niceness from France. In a crammed two hour show we play a huge selection of dub, reggae, dancehall and certified bangers from the French soundsystem scene. Tracklisting: Asher Senat.||9/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#3 - Finders Keepers Records (Manchester/London, UK)||This week Gareth is joined by Doug Shipton from Finders Keepers Records - a label that has specialised in unearthing unheard or unloved gems from across the globe. Over the two hours we talk about how you unearth music, how artists pretend they're...||9/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#2 - Rocket Recordings (London/Bristol, UK)||Rocket Recordings is a 19-year old label known for releasing the likes of Goat, Gnod, Teeth of the Sea and other artists loosely tied to psychedelic rock. On the show they talk to Gareth about how a football scrap and a love of hip hop and thrash metal.||8/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#1 - The Audacious Art Experiment (Sheffield, UK)||Our first show sees Gareth chatting to Luke Tyman from the Audacious Art Experiment - a Sheffield DIY label that does a mean line in angular guitar music, garage rock, punk, and experimental electronics. Tracklisting Za! - Badulake (The Audacious Art E.||8/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|