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Kscope Podcast Ninety – Tangerine Dream and White Moth Black Butterfly Special

In this episode - some big announcements with some big names.

TANGERINE DREAM, the group that invented kosmiche, have a new LP coming out on Kscope. Edgar Froese has, sadly, joined the cosmic jokers in the sky, but he left instructions behind for his bandmates: we hear from Thorsten Quaeschning and Ulrich Schnauss on the creation of the new album and the political & societal conditions that helped formed the music of TD and their contemporaries.

DANIEL TOMPKINS, the singer of one of the UK’s biggest Progressive metal bands (Kscope’s TesseracT) invites presenter Billy Reeves to Mansfield in the coal-mining heartland of Nottinghamshire to talk about the disciplines of a professional singer and his new album as WHITE MOTH BLACK BUTTERFLY.

ANATHEMA are in the middle of a world tour but took time out to pick up their PROGRESSIVE MUSIC AWARDS ALBUM OF THE YEAR in London recently. To celebrate, there’s a new video for "Can’t Let Go" – and a video for guitarist/songwriter DANIEL CAVANAGH’s new solo track "The Exorcist" from his forthcoming LP Monochrome, we’ll hear snippets from both plus a snippet of LUNATIC SOUL’s new album, the talented creation by MARIUSZ DUDA , the bassist of one of Europe’s most influential groups RIVERSIDE.

In this episode:

White Moth Black Butterfly

http://www.kscopemusic.com/wmbb

"Atone"

"Tempest"

"Evelyn"

 

Anathema

http://www.kscopemusic.com/ana

"Can't Let Go"

 

Daniel Cavanagh

http://www.kscopemusic.com/dc

"The Exorcist"

 

Lunatic Soul

http://www.kscopemusic.com/ls

"Anymore"

 

Tangerine Dream

http://www.kscopemusic.com/td

"Tear Down the Grey Skies"

"It is Time to Leave When Everyone is Dancing"

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Paul Draper - frontman of chart-topping art-rock band Mansun, collaborator on current albums by Steven Wilson and The Anchoress – recently released his debut album, ‘Spooky Action’.

Over lunch outside the South Bank Centre in London Paul explains to presenter Billy Reeves how the album almost got lost (to be replaced by the TV football highlights) why he loves Kscope, and which songwriting duo he and The Anchoress most resemble…

In this podcast:

Paul Draper

http://www.kscopemusic.com/pd

"Things People Want"

"Feeling my Heart Run Slow"

"Jealousy is a Powerful Emotion"

"The Inner Wheel"

Listen to more Kscope podcasts, which have recently featured The Pineapple Thief, White Moth Black Butterfly, Anathema, Steven Wilson, Richard Barbieri, Blackfield + many more: http://www.kscopemusic.com/podcasts

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The 88th Kscope Podcast features a track from Paul Draper's forthcoming LP Spooky Action and a snippet of a forthcoming interview with the Mansun lynchpin, a track from Daniel Tompkins' (TesseracT/Skyharbour) side project White Moth Black Buttefly and a chat with the man himself.

Following are two exclusive first-listens: an instrumental track from Old Fire (The collaborative American-Gothic group lead by John Mark Lapham of The Earlies), and a track from the forthcoming The Pineapple Thief concert film featuring Gavin Harrison (Porcupine Tree/King Crimson) on drums!!

In This Episode:

Paul Draper – “No Ideas (feat. Steven Wilson)” (from Spooky Action Deluxe Version)

www.kscopemusic.com/pd

 

White Moth Black Butterfly – “The Serpent” (from Atone)

http://found.ee/AtoneAnnouncement

 

Old Fire – “Bloodchild (Instrumental Version)” (from Songs from the Haunted South)

www.kscopemusic.com/of

 

The Pineapple Thief – “Take Your Shot (Live @ Islington Assembly Hall)” (from Where We Stood)

www.kscopemusic.com/tpt

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Daniel & Vincent Cavanagh talk ‘The Optimist’

Anathema return with their 11th studio album: their darkest and boldest to date.

In this episode, host Billy Reeves and the two brothers talk healthy eating, sexy singing and time-signatures.

PLUS a spin of a track from the forthcoming Paul Draper LP…

 

In this episode:

Anathema

"Leaving it Behind"

"Can’t Let Go"

"Ghosts"

Go to: Anathema's artist page

 

Paul Draper

"Don’t Poke the Bear" (from Spooky Action)

Go to: Paul Draper's artist page

 

Porcupine Tree

"Nine Cats" (from On the Sunday of Life) HMV blue vinyl reissue

Go to: Porcupine Tree's artist page

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Kscope Podcast Eighty Six – The Top 10 Steven Wilson Songs

The Top 10 Steven Wilson songs selected by the Kscope Podcast presenter, Billy Reeves.

A very personal journey through Steven Wilson's musical path - interspersed with words of wisdom from the archive of conversations with Wilson.

Listen to the show to find out our presenter's song choice.

Learn more about progressive rock's legendary songwriter on his artist page - http://www.kscopemusic.com/sw

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Kscope Podcast Eighty Five - A Live Special

 

The 2017 live shows from Kscope's touring artists.

 

Starting with Anathema (which gives us an excuse to play ‘Springfield’ from the new album ‘The Optimist’ which is due on June 9th).

And continuing with show dates and sounds from: Blackfield, Richard Barbieri, Paul Draper, The Anchoress, Katatonia, Gong, Nordic Giants, Iamthemorning, Gazpacho & TesseracT.

 

Music featured in this podcast:

 

Anathema

"Springfield"

 

Blackfield

"Family Man"

 

Richard Barbieri

"Unholy"

 

Paul Draper

"Don't You Wait, It Might Never Come"

 

The Anchoress

"What Goes Around"

 

Katatonia

"Decima"

 

Gong

"Model Village"

 

Nordic Giants

"Illuminate"

 

Iamthemorning

"Sleeping Pills"

 

Gazpacho

"Choir Of Ancestors"

 

TesseracT

"Tourniquet"

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Kscope Podcast Eighty FourA Richard Barbieri Special

Richard Barbieri, keyboard innovator and soundscape creator, has a stellar new album out on Kscope entitled Planets + Persona.

Kscope Podcast 84 reveals Richard's recording process, including mixing his wife’s voice as a Mellotron, iPods and, obviously, the duality of good and evil…

PLUS live details of upcoming shows by The Anchoress, Paul Draper, Tesseract and one from Barbieri himself at 9 in the morning. Bring croissants, Birmingham…

 

Featured in this Podcast:

 

Richard Barbieri

"Solar Sea"

"Shafts of Light"

"Solar Storm"

http://www.kscopemusic.com/rb

 

Paul Draper

"Friends Make The Worst Enemies (acoustic version)"

http://www.kscopemusic.com/pd

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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)
kscopemusic.com/of

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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
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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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