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

April 29, 2022  

Envy of None are Alex Lifeson of Rush, Andy Curran of Coney Hatch, studio avatar Alfio Annibalini and vocalist Maiah Wynne. Their amazing, chart-busting new album is out now. So, who does what? How did John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers lead them to getting involved with Kscope? And will there be an Envy of None 2? Alex, Andy, Alf and Maiah answer all, in their own words, herein.

 
PLUS new music from @thepineapplethief, Mariusz Duda, some @tesseractband and a reminder of our recent @recordstoreday specials… you can get them by shopping online as of TODAY.
 
PLAYLIST:
ENVY OF NONE - Never Said I Love You, Look Inside, Liar (from Envy of None)
THE PINEAPPLE THIEF - Dead in the Water (from Give it Back)
TESSERACT - Dystopia (from P O R T A L S)
MARIUSZ DUDA - News From the World (from Lockdown Trilogy)
 
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…in which we hear a blend of raw ingredients, often used as a hangover cure, served ice cold – i.e. GAZPACHO. Ahead of their European tour - the live, intimate concert-in-the-round is out now: entitled Fireworking at St.Croix. THOMAS ANDERSON updates on how everyone is among the Gazpachians, and teases news of the next LP…
 
PLUS forthcoming music from TANGERINE DREAM, ENVY OF NONE, PAUL DRAPER, MARIUSZ DUDA…
 
 …and THE ANCHORESS celebrates the special edition of ‘The Art of Losing’ by having a go at one of the key tracks in French, because why not?
 
PLAYLIST:
The Anchoress: Let It Hurt (French version) (original track on ‘The Art of Losing’)
Gazpacho: Antique/Substitute For Murder/Chequered Light Buildings (from Fireworking at St.Croix)
Envy of None: Look Inside (from Envy of None)
Tangerine Dream: Dante in Despair (from La Divina Commedia 6-disc book set)
Mariusz Duda: Teaser (from his forthcoming lockdown trilogy 4-CD book set)
Paul Draper: Cult Leader Tactics (acoustic) (from Everyone Becomes a Problem Eventually digital E.P.)
 
Kscope stands with the victims of Russia's military aggression against Ukraine, and fully condemns the senseless war.
 
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In Kscope 143 we hear from Thorsten Quaeschning and Paul Frick of Tangerine Dream, the new LP Raum is out now; once again featuring contributions from their late founder Edgar Froese, so – how does that work? As the new boy, what does Paul bring to the tisch? Paul & Thorsten explain. PLUS an EXCLUSIVE play of a track from Envy of None (a new band featuring Alex Lifeson from Rush on guitar) off of their forthcoming debut LP... AND The Pineapple Thief news, live tracks from Gazpacho and Gong; Giancarlo Erra & Tim Bowness breathe new life into the classic Memories of Machines project… ALSO an emotional re-working of a track from one of Sir Elton John’s fave LPs, courtesy of said album’s composer/producer/vocalist/multi-instrumentalist Catherine Anne Davies, AKA The Anchoress… 

PLAYLIST:

  • Tangerine Dream - ‘Portico’ and ‘Continuum’ (from Raum)
  • Giancarlo Erra & Tim Bowness - ‘Change Me Once Again’ (from Memories of Machines)
  • Gong - ‘Forever Recurring (live)’ (from Pulsing Signals)
  • Envy of None - 'Look Inside' (from Envy of None)
  • Gazpacho - ‘Winter is Never (live)’ (from Fireworking at St.Croix)
  • The Anchoress - ‘All Farewells Should Be Sudden’ (acoustic version) (from The Art of Losing (expanded edition)) 

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Featuring Paul Draper (ex-Mansun) speaking about his new LP ‘Cult Leader Tactics’, with the latest on the rumours of a Mansun reunion and the vocal stylings of Steven Wilson PLUS Envy of None, who feature Alex Lifeson of Rush among their number PLUS brand new music from Tangerine Dream PLUS Tim Bowness (no-man) and Giancarlo Erra (Nosound) with the enhanced ‘Memories of Machines’ project, PLUS Gavin Harrison of Porcupine Tree & King Crimson with Richard Barbieri and the late, great Mick Karn of Japan AND ALSO Gong ripping it up live in concert…

Music:

Paul Draper (from ‘Cult Leader Tactics’)

'You Got No Life Skills, Baby'

'Omega Man' feat. Steven Wilson 'Cult Leader Tactics'

'Everybody Becomes a Problem Eventually'

Envy of None - 'Liar' (from ‘Envy of None’)

Gavin Harrison - 'Aim' (from ‘Sanity and Gravity’)

Tangerine Dream - 'You’re Always On Time' (from ‘Raum’)

Tim Bowness & Giancarlo Erra - 'Beautiful Songs You Should Know' (from ‘Memories of Machines’)

Gong - 'My Sawtooth Wake' (from the live album ‘Pulsing Signals’)

2021 Kscope end-of-term report

A year of pandemic and tumult, much discussion herein about the future of touring, the creative process in isolation, how to make a streaming concert in the age of Covid: and Nick Beggs explaining how to annoy your road crew.

Featuring the voices of RICHARD BARBIERI, CATHERINE ANNE DAVIES AKA THE ANCHORESS, DANIEL TOMPKINS & AMOS WILLIAMS OF TESSERACT, BRUCE SOORD, GIANCARLO ERRA, PAUL FRICK OF TANGERINE DREAM and the Ukulele of NICK BEGGS.

PLUS brand new tracks from GAZPACHO and PAUL DRAPER feat. STEVEN WILSON.

Playlist:
Gazpacho ‘Fireworker’ (from Fireworking at St.Croix)
Richard Barbieri ‘Under a Spell’ (from Under a Spell)
The Anchoress ‘The Art of Losing’ (from The Art of Losing)
The Pineapple Thief ‘Versions of the Truth’ (from The Soord Sessions)
White Moth Black Butterfly ‘Spirits’ (from The Cost of Dreaming)
Giancarlo Erra ‘PreviousTape’ (from Departure Tapes)
Trifecta ‘Proto Molecule’ (from Fragments)
TesseracT ‘King’ (from p o r t a l s)
The Pineapple Thief ‘Demons’ (from Nothing But the Truth)
Tangerine Dream ‘Raum’ (Grand River mix) (from Probe 6-8)
Paul Draper feat. Steven Wilson ‘Omega Man’ (from Cult Leader Tactics)

with thanks to my producer Scott Robinson

 

Thanks for supporting the label this year, we'll see you next year and do it all again, hopefully with some more live dates too!

 

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November 29, 2021  
Hello! A few old friends and an exclusive interview with Thorsten, Hoshiko and new member Paul Frick from the mighty Tangerine Dream -  to celebrate the new what-we-are-calling ‘precursor’ album 'Probe 6-8' ahead of the new LP in the new year. PLUS music from Gavin Harrison, Ozric Tentacles, Nosound... AND some Gong news! 
 
Music:
Tangerine Dream - Continuum/Raum/Para Guy (from Probe 6-8) 
Gavin Harrison - A Place to Stay (from Sanity & Gravity) 
Nosound - Places Remained (from This Night (Live in Veruno)) 
Ozric Tentacles - Eternal Wheel (from Travelling the Great Circle)
November 1, 2021  
Hello! Autumnal Podcast sounds from The Pineapple Thief in support of the concert film-in-the-round/live album/DVD ‘Nothing But The Truth’: we’ll hear from main man/mainstay Bruce Soord on the project’s gestation and we get to hear what he feels is his proudest achievement as a musician.
 
PLUS the follow-up album to ‘Spooky Action’ by Mansun’s Paul Draper is on the way - we get to hear the title track; AND some mischievous grooves from little pixies Ozric Tentacles, Trifecta (those hard-working elves from Steven Wilson’s band), a Giancarlo Erra Hallowe’en remix, we get lost in the forest with Jonathan Hultén and get to hear some brand new music from the Wizards at Tangerine Dream H.Q…
 
Music:
Paul Draper (Mansun) – ‘Cult Leader Tactics’ (from Cult Leader Tactics)
The Pineapple Thief – ‘Demons’, ‘In Exile’, ‘Someone Pull Me Out’ (from Nothing But the Truth)
Ozric Tentacles – ‘Six Worlds’ (from Space for the Earth) (The Tour That Didn't Happen 2CD edition)
Trifecta – ‘Clean Up On Aisle 5’ (from Fragments)
Giancarlo Erra – ‘Dawn Tape’ (The Melting Rust Opera remix, original on Departure Tapes)
Jonathan Hultén – ‘The Call To Adventure’ (Forest version) (original on Chants From Another Place)
Tangerine Dream – ‘Raum’ (edit) (from Probe 6-8)
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September 29, 2021  

Amos Williams of TesseracT lifts the lid on P O R T A L S,  the band’s spectacular studio stage film, and speaks at length to Billy Reeves about the future of rock gigs.

Also doing the same recently, The Pineapple Thief (we’ll hear a track from the forthcoming soundtrack, and a rarity from the ‘Your Wilderness’ era).

PLUS Jon Gomm is out on the road soon and has Secrets Nobody Keeps getting a special Kscope re-release AND to celebrate Sir Elton John interviewing The Anchoress and the debut LP getting the double-vinyl gatefold treatment,  a track from the wonderful Confessions of a Romance Novelist

 

Jon Gomm – ‘Passionflower (2020 version)’ (from Secrets Nobody Keeps)

TesseracT – ‘Beneath My Skin’, 'Seven Names’ & ‘Orbital’ (from P O R T A L S)

The Pineapple Thief – ‘Wretched Soul’ (from Nothing But the Truth) & ‘Strung Out’ (from 8 Years Later)

The Anchoress – ‘Bury Me’ (from Confessions of a Romance Novelist)

 

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August 31, 2021  

Two of Billy’s favourite people in music join him on Ep 137, Nick Beggs and Crayola Lectern. 

Beggsie, most recently of Steven Wilson’s band, has released an LP with other Wilson alumni Adam Holzman and Craig Blundell as TRIFECTA, we’ll hear tracks from that AND (from Billy’s time among the prog-punkers of Stoke Newington back in the 90s) a chinwag with Crayola Lectern, who plays/MDs the new Kscope signing THE HELICOPTER OF THE HOLY GHOST whose album ‘Afters’ was rescued from a car crash and forgotten due to amnesia…

PLUS new performance films from TESSERACT and THE PINEAPPLE THIEF and a new mix of a track by SIR ELTON JOHN’s favourite THE ANCHORESS…

 

Tracks

TESSERACT ‘Concealing Fate pt 1’ (from Portals)

TRIFECTA ‘The Enigma of Mr Fripp’ and ‘Have You Seen What the Neighbours Are Doing?’ (from Fragments)

THE HELICOPTER OF THE HOLY GHOST ‘Tony Get a Car’ and ‘Slow Down’ (from Afters)

THE ANCHORESS ‘Show Your Face’ (worriedaboutsatan mix) (original version is on The Art of Losing)

THE PINEAPPLE THIEF ‘Our Mire’ (from Nothing But The Truth)

 

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FOMO/ICYMI edition AKA Kscope Podcast 136

an assessment of where we at Kscope are at - halfway through 2021.

Tracklisting

TesseracT – ‘Nocturne’ (from P O R T A L S)
https://kscopemusic.com/artists/tesseract/

The Anchoress – the Cross Bone T remix of ‘Unravel’ (from The Art of Losing 3CD set)
https://kscopemusic.com/artists/the-anchoress/

The Helicopter of The Holy Ghost  - ‘Tony Got A Car’ (radio edit) (from Afters)
https://kscopemusic.com/artists/thehothg/

Trifecta – ‘Nightmare In Shining Armour’ (from Fragments)
https://kscopemusic.com/artists/trifecta/

Richard Barbieri – ‘Under a Spell’ from the album of the same name
https://kscopemusic.com/artists/richard-barbieri/

White Moth Black Butterfly – ‘Bloom’ (from The Cost of Dreaming)
https://kscopemusic.com/artists/whitemothblackbutterfly/

Klone – ‘Army of Me’ (from Alive)
https://kscopemusic.com/artists/klone/

Giancarlo Erra – ‘169th Tape’ (from Departure Tapes)
https://kscopemusic.com/artists/giancarloerra/

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