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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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Hello and welcome to the first Kscope Podcast of 2016.

 

PLENTY going on at the label this year!

 

We start with an introduction to Catherine Anne Davies PhD, Simple Minds’ keyboardist, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, PKA as The Anchoress for her debut album out now on Kscope,‘Confessions of a Romance Novelist’ – which is “sneaking big ideas past the listeners of daytime radio” (Q Magazine).

 

Some of the LP was co-produced and written with Mansun’s creative force Paul Draper (Catherine is currently helping Paul with his first solo album) so we’ll hear how the two met - as well as Catherine’s forthright opinions on gender in rock.

 

PLUS a track from the current album from Steven Wilson AND an update on the current Kscope artists on tour.

 

IT’S ALL HAPPENING!

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Music and chat from throughout a triumphant year at Kscope from

·         Steven Wilson

·         Gavin Harrison

·         Gazpacho

·         Katatonia

·         Bruce Soord

·         Anathema

·         TesseracT

·         The Receiver

·         Sweet Billy Pilgrim

Plus a couple of top tunes from Nordic Giants & Nosound

And … an exclusive snippet from the forthcoming Steven Wilson album.

Many thanks for your support, see you in 2016! Billy x (@TheBillyReeves @KscopeMusic on twitter)

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Kscope Podcast 69 features an interview with and music from Bruce Soord of The Pineapple Thief.
After 10 albums as TPT Bruce has made a beautiful “threadbare epic” solo album and it’s out now. The songs were recorded in and influenced by growing up in a classic, small, isolated English town, and how both writer and the town have changed in recent times.
Plus the first new music in 17 years from Richard Barbieri & Steve Jansen(once of Japan), Anathema live in Liverpool Cathedral (a lead vocal from the wonderful Lee Douglas) and a track from the forthcoming The Anchoress album where Catherine Ann Davies is joined on vocals by Paul Draper from Mansun.
AND some Steven Wilson news…
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Epic one hour Autumn Special starring...

 

Gazpacho. Thomas talks about new album Molok and the album’s attempt to map the position of all the electrons in the universe – to find true meaning or futility (I kid you not)…

 

Anathema. Vincent talks about the unique challenges of the Cathedral shows, the huge Distant Satellites tour, the new concert film and plans for the future..

 

Plus dramatic music from new signing The Anchoress and a gorgeous tune from the forthcoming debut solo album by Bruce Soord of The Pineapple Thief.

 

An hour of the finest music, thesis and antithesis…

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Welcome to the Kscope Podcast vinyl special.

Vinyl sales are on the up according to the latest music industry report* - it seems an increasing number of music fans are craving a tangible product with original artwork and high quality audio; the format has experienced a major revival in the last few years with worldwide sales increasing from 3.1 million in 2006 to over 23 million last year - we’ve always been keen on premium vinyl records with big statement artwork over at Kscope, as you know, it suits our artists and fans.

 

As well as the beautiful vinyl LPs already released on Kscope and new ones to come, the label is currently going through many reissue projects remastering and rereleasing many fan favourite albums from artists’ catalogues which either hadn’t been released before on vinyl, or are new to Kscope…you’ll hear a few of them here.

 

Check out the Kscope Heavyweight LP catalogue via the Kscope Store: www.kscopemusic.com/vinyl

 

 

 

TRACKS:

Crippled Black Phoenix – ‘We Forgotten Who We Are’ (from I, Vigilante

Mick Karn - All You Have’ (from Three Part Species)

Mick Karn - ‘Never Thought’ (from More Better Different

Mick Karn - ‘The Salmon of Knowledge’ (from Each Eye a Path)

Lunatic Soul – ‘Out on a Limb’ (from Lunatic Soul

Gazpacho - ‘Mary Celeste’ (from March of Ghosts

The Pineapple Thief - ‘137’ (from 137)

 

  *http://we.tl/p5Kjefz8Op (pp38/39)

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Episode 65 is the 2015 Summer Special!

New releases from Steven Wilson and Tesseract,

Music, video news and tour news from The Pineapple Thief and Sweet Billy Pilgrim,

A striped-back Anathema track and a full-blown closer from The Receiver.

Plus, a reminder to VOTE KSCOPE in the Progressive Music awards

Grab a sorbet!

Vote in the Progressive Music Awards here http://awards.prog.teamrock.com/

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