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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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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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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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