Kscope The monthly Kscope Podcast is presented by Billy Reeves. A new edition of the podcast will be available each month.

In this episode we speak to BRUCE SOORD and GAVIN HARRISON of THE PINEAPPLE THIEF about Wurlitzer OrganS, upsetting singers, lockdown sessions and, naturally the new LP ‘VERSIONS OF THE TRUTH’ (three tracks herein) as well as one from the re-issue series of Swedish prog maestros ANEKDOTEN and a chat with PAUL DRAPER of MANSUN about their special Record Store Day release and about his replacement in the band… ( one rarity and one live track from the Mansun chaps to get your earholes around too). Please spread the word and subscribe if you’ve not already. TA!

 

 

Anekdoten – ‘A Sky About To Rain’ (From A Time Of Day)

 

The Pineapple Thief – ‘Versions of the Truth’, ‘Demons’, ‘Break It All’ (From Versions Of The Truth)

https://kscopemusic.com/artists/thepineapplethief/

Mansun – ‘Check Under The Bed’ (from Dead Flowers Reject)

https://kscopemusic.com/artists/mansun/

Mansun - 'Being a Girl' - Live Brixton 23/10/98 (From Closed for Business boxset)

https://kscopemusic.com/artists/mansun/

KSCOPE 124

FUTURE RELEASES!

Marking your card, tipping you the wink and flagging a few things up to see who salutes them…

Here’s some things coming out soon from MANSUN, THE ANCHORESS, GAZPACHO, JON GOMM and OZRIC TENATACLES and some explanatory speech from GAZPACHO’s Thomas Anderson, MANSUN’s Paul Draper and JON GOMM’s Jon Gomm...

Tracklisting

Mansun – ‘Grey Lantern’ (from closed for Business Box Set)

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Gazpacho – ‘Fireworker’ (from Fireworker)
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Jon Gomm – ‘Dead Fishes’ (from The Faintest Idea)

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The Anchoress ‘Martha’s Harbour’ (All About Eve cover)

https://kscopemusic.com/artists/the-anchoress/

Ozric Tentacles ‘Humboldt Currant’ (from Space for the Earth’
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NEW OZRIC TENTACLES SINGLE! AND NEW THE PINEAPPLE THIEF SINGLE!

Ahead of forthcoming LPs on Kscope, we hear brand spanking new tracks from the pens of Ed Wynne and Bruce Soord. Plus, a brief chat with Gavin Harrison (from King Crimson/Porcupine Tree) on how he trained Bruce's voice and Bruce Soord himself on the gestation of the first track to be teased from the new The Pineapple Thief LP.

PLUS  a look back on other Junes at Kscope, a fertile month, with tracks from Lunatic Soul, Anathema and Paul Draper of Mansun and an oldie but goldie from ten years ago...

STAY SAFE and remember, as always, the Kscope store is OPEN (online)!

 

Tracklisting

Ozric Tentacles – ‘Humboldt Currant’

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Daniel Tompkins ‘Black The Sun’ (from Castles)

https://kscopemusic.com/artists/danieltompkins/

 

The Pineapple Thief - 'Demons' (from Versions Of The Truth)
https://kscopemusic.com/artists/thepineapplethief/

 

Lunatic Soul – ‘The Art of Repairing’ (from Under The Fragmented Sky)

https://kscopemusic.com/artists/lunaticsoul/

 

Anathema – ‘Back To The Start’ (from The Optimist)

https://kscopemusic.com/artists/anathema/

 

Paul Draper feat Steven Wilson – ‘No Ideas’

https://kscopemusic.com/artists/paul-draper/

https://kscopemusic.com/artists/stevenwilson/

 

The Pineapple Thief – ‘The State We’re In’ (from Someone Here Is Missing)

https://kscopemusic.com/artists/thepineapplethief/

 

ROCK BALM.

Apposite tune from the Nordic Giants, signpost to lockdown sessions and recent releases from Tesseract, Godsticks and The Pineapple Thief and new-to-Kscope tunes from Ozric Tentacles and Jon Gomm to soothe.

There’s quite a bit of The Pineapple Thief coming out over the next few months, old, new, live – so your host BILLY REEVES has been chatting at length with Gavin Harrison and Bruce Soord for future podcasts, there’s a smidgeon of Bruce on this one as a wee livener.

STAY SAFE and remember, as always, the Kscope store is OPEN (online)!

Tracklisting

Nordic Giants - 'Immortal Elements' (from Amplify Human Vibration)
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TesseracT - 'Smile' (from Sonder)
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Godsticks - 'Victim' (from Inescapable)
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The Pineapple Thief - 'Wait' (from Little Man)
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Ozric Tentacles - 'Dissolution' (from Pungent Effulgent)
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Jon Gomm - 'Passionflower'
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May 5, 2020  

SPECIAL SPRING EDITION, FEATURING SPECIAL EDITIONS and Tim's twitter listening party..

In this podcast we hear a couple of ultra-rare live tracks from Crippled Black Phoenix and the Ozrics’s Ed Wynne, a celebration of our acts which have been selected for the coolest party in the world, #TimsTwitterListeningParty - Mansun and Steven Wilson, some Gazpcho and The Pineapple Thief news, a track from the new Gazpacho re-issue and a new track from Daniel Cavanagh. 

 

Tracklisting

Crippled Black Phoenix – ‘Fantastic Justice’

https://kscopemusic.com/artists/crippled-black-phoenix/

 

Daniel Cavanagh – ‘Scandinavia’

https://kscopemusic.com/artists/daniel-cavanagh/

 

Gazpacho – ‘Death’

https://kscopemusic.com/artists/gazpacho/

 

Mansun – ‘Railings’

https://kscopemusic.com/artists/mansun/

 

Steven Wilson – ‘Hand Cannot Erase’

https://kscopemusic.com/artists/stevenwilson/ 

 

Ed Wynne – ‘Glass Staircase’

https://kscopemusic.com/artists/edwynne/

 

Stay safe, and please keep supporting independent music, the Kscope online store is OPEN!

March 30, 2020  

Hello, welcome to the Kscope Podcast 120, where we embrace the weirdness.

Beautiful, emotive, gentle mythical-folk this time out, as two award-winning musicians release solo LPs on our label:  Jonathan Hultén with ‘Chants From Another Place’ - myth, legend, pastoral and  Mariana Semkina with ‘Sleepwalking’  - theatre, pre-Raphaelite, baroque.

We speak to both Mariana and Jonathan about writing alone, moving along to the next phase, and the magic of Hastings…

 

Tracklisting

Jonathan Hultén – ‘Where Devils Weep’, ‘Wasteland’ and ‘The Mountain’

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Mariana Semkina – ‘Still Life’, ‘Everything Burns’ and ‘Turn Back Time’

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February 28, 2020  

In this month’s podcast, ‘In Absentia’ by Porcupine Tree gets the deluxe edition treatment, giving Billy Reeves the perfect excuse to probe Richard Barbieri, Gavin Harrison and Colin Edwin on the odds of a reunion and who is the only member of YES who was nice to them. 

Plus solo work from Jonathan Hultén, Iamthemorning’s Mariana Semkina and some Grand Theft Auto V courtesy of Tangerine Dream.

Tracklisting

Porcupine Tree – ‘Trains’, ‘Blackest Eyes’ and ‘Sound of Muzak’ (from In Absentia)

https://kscopemusic.com/artists/porcupinetree/

Tangerine Dream – ‘Los Santos City Map’ (from Recurring Dreams)

https://kscopemusic.com/artists/tangerinedream/

Jonathan Hultén – ‘Wasteland’ (from Chants from Another Place)

https://kscopemusic.com/artists/jonathanhulten/

Mariana Semkina – ‘Still Life’ (from Sleepwalking)

https://kscopemusic.com/artists/marianasemkina/

 

January 30, 2020  

Hello! Welcome back to the Kscope Podcast.

All four of Godsticks share tea, Weetabix and tattoo fantasies, plus music from Jonathan Hultén, Tangerine Dream (subject of a major exhibition at the Barbican in London), Daniel Cavanagh of Anathema, Klone and Tour News.

Tracklisting

Godsticks – ‘Surrender’, ‘Denigrate’ and ‘Breathe’ (from Inescapable)

https://kscopemusic.com/godsticks/

Tangerine Dream – ‘Phaedra 2014’ (from Recurring Dreams)

https://kscopemusic.com/artists/tangerinedream/

Daniel Cavanagh  – ‘The Silent Flight of the Raven Winged Hours’ (from Monochrome)

https://kscopemusic.com/artists/daniel-cavanagh/

Klone – ‘Yonder’  Bruce Soord Mix (from Le Grande Voyage)

https://kscopemusic.com/artists/klone/

Jonathan Hultén – ‘The Mountain’ (from Chants From Another Place)

https://kscopemusic.com/artists/jonathanhulten/

December 20, 2019  

What a great year it’s been for Kscope and its artists, thank you BIG TIME for your support!

The acts have played in every corner of the globe, records have made the charts, awards have been placed upon mantlepieces. Here’s a few highlights of the chats and the music from the year of Billy Reeves.

LOTS coming next year too, hear it here!

Tracklisting:

Richard Barberi – (from VARIANTS.5) ‘New Soul 2018’
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O.R.k. – (from Ramagehead) ‘Black Blooms’
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Mansun – (from 6) 'Fall Out'
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Giancarlo Erra – (from Ends) 'End IV'
kscopemusic.com/artists/giancarloerra/

Gong – (from The Universe Also Collapses) 'My Sawtooth Wake'
kscopemusic.com/artists/gong/

Daniel Tompkins – (from Castles) 'Limitless'
kscopemusic.com/artists/danieltompkins/

Iamthemorning – (from The Bell) 'Song Of Psyche'
kscopemusic.com/artists/iamthemorning/

Klone – (from Le Grande Voyage) 'Yonder'
kscopemusic.com/artists/klone/

Bruce Soord – (from All This Will Be Yours) 'All This Will Be Yours'
kscopemusic.com/artists/bruce-soord/

North Atlantic Oscillation – (from Grindshow) 'Spinning Top'
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November 29, 2019  

It’s Bruce Soord chatting once more on the Kscope Podcast, ep. 116 about The Pineapple Thief’s first  North American tour. The band have released Hold Our Fire to coincide with their joint on the other side of the Atlantic, a live LP recorded on the Dissolution tour (an album which got to #1 on the UK rock & metal charts, let us not forget).   

PLUS some NEW MUSIC from Marjana Semkina and Godsticks, some choice cuts from Gong and Ed Wynne – both of whom are touring, listen out for those crucial dates for your diary herein, including a couple of special nights in London. Also a special on the Porcupine Tree In Absentia deluxe announcement. 

In this podcast:

ThePineappleThief -(From Hold Our Fire) 'Uncovering Your Tracks', 'Far Below' & '3000 Days' 

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Godsticks –(from Inescapable) 'Denigrate'

https://kscopemusic.com/artists/godsticks

Ed Wynne –(from Shimmer Into Nature) 'Shim'

https://kscopemusic.com/artists/edwynne

Gong –(from The Universe Also Collapses) 'If Never I'm and Ever You'

https://kscopemusic.com/artists/gong

PorcupineTree –(from In Absentia) 'Blackest Eyes'

https://kscopemusic.com/artists/porcupinetree

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