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February 22, 2017  

Kscope Podcast 83 is a Blackfield V Special

Featuring an interview with Aviv Geffen with tracks from the new album, exclusive snippets from Nosound and Richard Barbieri, Old Fire’s stunning rendition of Shearwater’s ‘Helix’, TesseracT & Anathema live dates, and one from Lunatic Soul's debut album as a tease towards the forthcoming record this year.

Featured in this podcast:

Blackfield
"Family Man"
"From 44 to 48"
"How Was Your Ride?"
"Lonely Soul"
Blackfield's V was released in early Feb - kscopemusic.com/bf

Nosound
"Love is Forever (acoustic)" (from Scintilla)
kscopemusic.com/no

Richard Barbieri
Newfoundland (from Planets + Persona)
kscopemusic.com/rb

Old Fire
"Helix" (from Songs From The Haunted South)
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Happy 2017!

Kscope Podcast 82 is one for fans of Japan, abstract beauty, Porcupine Tree and seven-inch singles.

Mick Karn’s latter years were very fertile, and Kscope continues its re-release of Japan’s late bassist's 21st century masterpieces: we’ll hear 4 tracks from 4 albums, and memories from his bandmate and school chum Richard Barbieri. This gives Billy Reeves an excuse to play a track from the Barbieri/Jansen live concert album (featuring Steven Wilson on guitar) and a chance to chat with Mr Barbieri about his new record, Planets + Persona

PLUS, from the new Porcupine Tree box set, a rare-as-hen’s-teeth cassette demo from way back and, as The Pineapple Thief are on tour (with Porcupine Tree’s drummer Gavin Harrison) we’ll finish with an exclusive play of TPT’s new 7” - a duet with The Anchoress

 

IN THIS PODCAST:

Mick Karn

"Ashamed to be a Part of Them" (from The Concrete Twin)

"The Wrong Truth" (from Three Part Species)

"Wishy Washy Wishing" (from More Better Different)

"Latin Mastock" (from Each Eye A Path)

www.kscopemusic.com/mk

 

Steve Jansen & Richard Barbieri

"Sleepers Awake" (from Lumen)

www.kscopemusic.com/rb

 

Richard Barbieri

"Newfoundland" (from Planets + Persona)

www.kscopemusic.com/rb

 

The Pineapple Thief

"Fend For Yourself feat. The Anchoress" (from the Fend For Yourself single)

www.kscopemusic.com/tpt

 

Porcupine Tree

"Radioactive Toy" (Original Demo Cassette Version from The Delerium Years 1991 -1993 9LP box set)

www.kscopemusic.com/pt

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2017 is just around the corner and it's going to be HEAVING with great Kscope records.

So, time to take stock and enjoy all the fayre from the last 12 months in Billy Reeves's end-of-term summation.

In an hour-long feast, swimming in gravy, we'll hear Paul Draper on his meeting with Kscope, The Anchoress on her meeting with Andy Summers, iamthemorning, fresh from winning the Progressive Music Award for Album of the Year, Bruce Soord on collaboration & Se Delan on cat adoption...

..news on next year's plans too...

Dedicated to all our listeners and a big kiss under the mistletoe to my mate Jerry Ewing, and all the staff at Team Rock.

Thanks for your ears!
Billy Reeves
Xx

IN THIS PODCAST:

Steven Wilson
Happiness III (from 4 1/2 and available on 7” single)
“a further gateway for newcomers ahead of what will surely be another magnum opus” Record Collector
www.kscopemusic.com/sw

The Anchoress
Confessions of a Romance Novelist (from Confessions of a Romance Novelist)
+ Interview
HMV’s Welsh Album of the Year
Limelight Award at the Progressive Music Awards
“Compelling” THE OBSERVER
www.kscopemusic.com/anc

Iamthemorning
Chalk and Coal (from Lighthouse)
+ Interview
ALBUM OF THE YEAR at the Progressive Music Awards
“Life affirming, beautiful, heavenly – a monumental album” Prog Magazine
www.kscopemusic.com/iatm

Se Delan
Shadow Box(ers)(from Drifter)
+ Interview
“Belinda Kordic’s voice – a soft, sensual, gossamer timbre – floats effortlessly over Greaves’ glorious, chiming guitar chords in much the same way that Elizabeth Fraser did with Robin Guthrie all those years ago in the Cocteau Twins.” God Is In The TV
www.kscopemusic.com/se

Old Fire
Bloodchild (from Songs from the Haunted South)
FOPP’s Album of the Month back in the summer
www.kscopemusic.com/of

The Pineapple Thief
In Exile (from Your Wilderness)
“An outstanding and astonishingly refreshing release”
10/10 POWERPLAY MAGAZINE
+ Interview
www.kscopemusic.com/tpt

Nosound
In Celebration of Life feat. Vincent Cavanagh (Anathema)(from Scintilla)
"Scintilla is proof Erra's apprenticeship is over. Welcome to the era of Erra." Prog Mag (UK)
www.kscopemusic.com/no

Sweet Billy Pilgrim
Kalypso (from the 2016 Kscope LP and CD Remaster of Twice Born Men)
www.kscopemusic.com/sbp

The Receiver
All Burn (NAO Remix) (from Air in the Embers)
Ohio dream-prog duo The Receiver release emotional remix collection Air in the Embers
www.kscopemusic.com/rec

TesseracT
Survival (Errai) (from Errai)
“It’s an opportunity to see the songs from a different angle and also a triumph to their dynamism that you don’t get with many artists.” – 4.5/5 Already Heard
www.kscopemusic.com/tes

Paul Draper
No Ideas feat. Steven Wilson (from EP ONE)
+ Interview
Friends Make the Worst Enemies (from EP TWO)
www.kscopemusic.com/pd

Coming soon in 2017...

Porcupine Tree ‘The Delerium Years 1991 – 1993’
9LP Box Set on 180g heavyweight vinyl
REMASTERED BY STEVEN WILSON
Release Date 27th January 2017, pre-order now
www.kscopemusic.com/pt

Blackfield ‘V’
Blackfield V sees a return to the full partnership that made the first two albums such firm favourites with fans, hinted at by the reprisal of the medicine bottle in the artwork from their first album.
www.kscopemusic.com/bf

Richard Barbieri ‘Planets + Persona’
New studio album from the Japan and Porcupine Tree keyboard maestro. His most sonically expansive work to date with an array of guest performers.
www.kscopemusic.com/rb

Paul Draper ‘Spooky Action’ details tbc...
“Striking and stirring: Draper’s debut solo LP, can’t come soon enough” PROG MAGAZINE
www.kscopemusic.com/pd

Anathema tbc...

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Paul Draper, once of top-of-the-chart guitar-monsters Mansun (now producer and co-writer of The Anchoress album), has released his second single, entitled EP TWO. Hear Paul in his kitchen on his return to making records, how both his album and the Anchoress’ second are coming along, and how to get Eb to C working in a 5-bar sequence!

We also catch up with Sam Healy from North Atlantic Oscillation and Sand; NAO have released a newly curated album of their best tracks, so Sam, being a self-contained sound-designer, interviewed himself.

Plus, Bruce Soord from The Pineapple Thief took his acoustic guitar on the road across the USA opening for Steven Wilson recently. We celebrate this tour with a TPT acoustic track and a small announcement.

And, talking of Steven, this podcast is your first chance to hear music from Blackfield V, his collaboration with Aviv Geffen and Alan Parsons of Abbey Road/Dark Side of the Moon/ Pilot fame.

Lastly, we have some music from The Anchoress and Iamthemorning (both award-winners this year) from the 'rare' part of their canon.

 

In this podcast:

Paul Draper –

http://www.kscopemusic.com/artists/paul-draper/

Friends Make The Worst Enemies

Some Things Are Better Left Unsaid

Don’t You Wait, It Might Never Come

 

The Anchoress –

http://www.kscopemusic.com/artists/the-anchoress/

Long Year (Acoustic Version)

 

North Atlantic Oscillation –

http://www.kscopemusic.com/artists/north-atlantic-oscillation/

Glare

A Pill To Keep The Plane From Crashing (SAND)

 

Blackfield –

http://www.kscopemusic.com/artists/blackfield

EP Montage - Family Man / How Was Your Ride / Sorrys

 

The Pineapple Thief –

http://www.kscopemusic.com/artists/thepineapplethief/

Tear You Up (Acoustic)

 

Iamthemorning –

http://www.kscopemusic.com/artists/iamthemorning/

Reprise of Light, No Light

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It’s an Autumnal feel this month with Kscope Podcast Episode 79, featuring:

Catherine Anne Davies, professionally known as The Anchoress, talking about and playing tracks from the new expanded edition of the award-winning ‘Confessions of a Romance Novelist’...

Sweet Billy Pilgrim, a track from the Mercury Music prize nominated, Sunday Times album of the week ‘Twice Born Men’ which has been granted the Kscope re-release treatment...

Award-winning songwriter Elliot Smith is covered by gorgeous synthphonic duo The Receiver

…And, go on then; about a minute from the new Gong album, from sister label Madfish

PLUS some Paul Draper (once of Mansun) news…

In this podcast:

The Anchoress -

(Limelight Award winner at the Progressive Music Awards 2016 and nominated for the Welsh Music Prize)

- You And Only You (feat. Paul Draper) 

- Bury Me (acoustic)

- Waiting to Breathe

www.kscopemusic.com/theanchoress

The Receiver -

- Between the Bars (Elliott Smith cover)

www.kscopemusic.com/rec

 

Sweet Billy Pilgrim -

- Truth Only Smiles

www.kscopemusic.com/sbp

 

...and on our sister label Madfish

Gong release new album ‘Rejoice! I’m Dead!'

- Rejoice! (clip)

www.madfishmusic.com/gong

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Kscope Podcast 78 celebrates the new album from Nosound, Scintilla, and the Kscope successes at the Progressive Music Awards 2016.

Nosound’s new studio album includes guest appearances from Anathema’s Vincent Cavanagh and acclaimed Italian singer Andrea Chimenti. A  stripped-down set of compositions for album five; music which tries to ignore the belly and the head. Giancarlo explains herein.

Plus – our presenter’s trip around table 9 and table 14 at the Progressive Music Awards, with Kscope winners iamthemorning, The Anchoress, her collaborator and label mate Paul Draper (ex-Mansun) and Kscope-associated artist Mariusz Duda of Riverside and Lunatic Soul. Our thanks to Prog Magazine for inviting us!

In this podcast:

Nosound –

“In Celebration of Life” – new video online

“Emily”

“Sogno E Incendio”

http://www.kscopemusic.com/artists/nosound/

The Anchoress –

“Bury Me”

http://www.kscopemusic.com/artists/the-anchoress/

Iamthemorning –

“Libretto Horror” – new video online

“Lighthouse” feat. Mariusz Duda

http://www.kscopemusic.com/artists/iamthemorning/

Lunatic Soul –

“Treehouse”

http://www.kscopemusic.com/artists/lunaticsoul/

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August 18, 2016  

Welcome to Kscope’s 77th podcast.

The Pineapple Thief are back in action, with Gavin Harrison (KingCrimson/Porcupine Tree) on drums, with a stark, melancholic, powerful8-songset entitled Your Wilderness, and it’s OUT NOW!

Bruce Soord and Billy Reeves talk guitar figures, skipping, andthe EU referendum- whilst enjoying a cup of tea upstairs at Soord SoundStudios, and you’ll hear three epic tracks from the LP too...

AND a snippet from the ‘second edition’ of The Anchoress’s ConfessionsOf A Romance Novelist, Anathema & TesseracT tour news,PLUS an exclusive spin of a tune from the forthcoming Nosound album.

 

In this podcast:

 

The Pineapple Thief -

InExile (from Your Wilderness)

TakeYour Shot

FinalThing

http://www.kscopemusic.com/artists/thepineapplethief/

 

TheAnchoress – Bury Me (acoustic) (clip) (from Confessions of a Romance Novelist(2nd Edition))

http://www.kscopemusic.com/artists/the-anchoress/

 

Nosound– Emily (from Scintilla)

http://www.kscopemusic.com/artists/nosound/

 

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July 20, 2016  
Old Fire – Songs From The Haunted South, a labour of love which lasted a decade for John Mark Lapham of The Earlies, featuring lots of his talented friends, a woozy, sepia-tinted mud-bath of an album. Hear John Mark talk us through its inception and how it ended up in the hands of Kscope via Ivo of 4AD.

Plus, new music from our dear friends Nosound, and album tracks from TesseracT, Se Delan, Paul Draper (featuring Steven Wilson) & The Anchoress.

In this podcast:
Old Fire (Songs from the Haunted South is FOPP’s Album of the Month)
Bloodchild
Helix
Shadows
Faust
Deadhouse Dream
OUT NOW
http://www.kscopemusic.com/oldfire

TesseracT - Survival (from Errai)
http://www.kscopemusic.com/tesseract

Paul Draper - No Ideas (from EP ONE)
http://www.kscopemusic.com/pauldraper/

Se Delan - Blue Bird (from Drifter)
http://www.kscopemusic.com/sedelan

Nosound - Short Story (from Scintilla)
http://www.kscopemusic.com/nosound/

The Anchoress - Doesn’t Kill You (from Confessions of a Romance Novelist)
http://www.kscopemusic.com/theanchoress/

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June 15, 2016  

Paul Draper, front-person of the chart-topping group Mansun has gone solo, tempted out of retirement by Kscope. Find out how we did it and hear all 4 tracks of his debut release for the label ‘EP ONE’ on this, the new Kscope Podcast.

In a full and frank interview in his kitchen with our own Billy Reeves, Paul speaks of the reasons for the collapse of Mansun, his work with The Anchoress, his collaboration with Steven Wilson and his plans for touring the forthcoming LP.

In this podcast:
PAUL DRAPER (from EP ONE)
- Feeling My Heart Run Slow
- No Ideas
- The Silence is Deafening
- F.M.H.R.S. (The Twilight Sad remix) 
OUT NOW
www.kscopemusic.com/pauldraper

THE ANCHORESS - Doesn't Kill You (from Confessions of a Romance Novelist)
OUT NOW
www.kscopemusic.com/theanchoress

THE PINEAPPLE THIEF - No Man's Land (from Your Wilderness)
12th August 2016
www.kscopemusic.com/tpt

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May 6, 2016  
Welcome to number 74 in the Kscope Podcast series! 
In this one: Billy discusses the meaning of Goth and keeping a nuisance of cats with Justin & Belinda of Se Delan, whose tremendous new album ‘Drifter’ is out now

Plus
• new music from Paul Draper (Mansun) from his forthcoming ‘EP ONE’
• a snippet of the new project from John Mark Lapham of The Earlies
• and, coming out on double vinyl shortly,  an epic Gazpacho classic from their debut ‘Bravo’.

The podcast has now been downloaded over 100,000 times on iTunes (via Podbean) alone, thanks for your support! 

It’s also available on Soundcloud, Mixcloud, Bandcamp & YouTube, depending on your preference.

In this podcast:
SE DELAN (from Drifter) OUT NOW
- Shadowbox(ers)
- Fear No Ghosts
- Ruined by Them
www.kscopemusic.com/sedelan

PAUL DRAPER - Feeling My Heart Run Slow (from EP ONE)
Release Date 10th June 
www.kscopemusic.com/pauldraper

OLD FIRE - teaser clip (from Songs of the Haunted South)
Release Date 24th June
www.kscopemusic.com/2016/05/04/10623/

GAZPACHO - Sea of Tranquility (from Bravo)
Release Date 10th June
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