In this EC2016 Eclectrocasts podcast we feature all eleven artists we interviewed this year. There is no talk between the tracks, only an introduction by Kees at the beginning. Music starts at about 1:50 :-)
The tracks are in the order in which the interviews appeared this year.
We are looking forward to another interesting year with chats with indie artists.
Our very best wishes for 2017. Kim, Jeff, and Kees.
EC021 Isotherme (USA) Petites Ames
EC022 Unknown Land (Chile and Australia) Pulse
EC023 Owlbinos of Northfield (UK) He's Magic & You're Not
EC024 Heskin Radiophonic (UK) Cam, Lam, Chew
EC025 Candy Trash (USA) Pharaoh Says
EC026 Vlada Mars (CAN) Drive
EC027 Addie (FR) I'm a Moon
EC028 Culture Trust (USA) Forever
EC029 Unlike Noise (NL) Time Off
EC030 Reggy Woods (USA) Colors
EC031 Tim Rowe (UK) Homage
This Eclectrocasts podcast features London based Consciousness Explorer, Meditation Teacher, Ambient Musician, and Voice Artist Tim Rowe (UK). We spoke with Tim about a broad set of topics including choral music, clustered sounds, minimalist composers, and even jazz and the influence of these works on Tim Rowe's own musical compositions. We discuss four of Tim Rowe's soothing undulating meditative made-in-the-moment tracks.
The interview was conducted via Skype on 11 November 2016.
You can follow and find music and information about Tim Rowe on the following websites:
Artist website http://timrowe.org/
This Eclectrocasts podcast features Los Angeles based electroacoustic pianist, drummer, cellist, composer, jazz artist and experimentalist Reggy Woods (US). His music is a remarkable blend of electronic noise, ambient beats, and experimental jazz. We spoke with Reggy Woods about his upcoming album Colors. We feature the title track Colors from this album.
The interview was conducted on 2 October, 2016 via Skype.
You can follow and find music and information about Reggy Woods on the following websites:
Artist website: www.reggywoods.com
This Eclectrocast features Dutch experimental sound sculptor and designer, and manipulator of guitar strings Unlikenoise (Leon van Bokhorst, NL). We spoke about his views on music, his album Bit Awkward, and his collaboration with the California based sound artist Thuck Wormeinster.
The interview was conducted on 4 September, 2016 via Skype.
You can follow and find music and information about Unlikenoise at the following websites:
Artist Blog https://unlikenoise.com
This Eclectrocast features New York based singer, songwriter, poet, electronic alternative rock dark lo-fi keyboard and guitar playing artist CultureTrust (USA). We talked about and feature four tracks of his upcoming (30 September, 2016) album Spill, his third release since 2013.
The interview was conducted on 25 June, 2016 via Skype
You can follow and find music and information about CultureTrust on the following websites:
Artist website http://www.culturetrust.us
This Eclectrocast features French multilingual chanson de vie chansonierre, pianist, and composer Addie and four tracks of her most recent album Leitmotiv (with Solene Lofredi on Cello, Marceau Beuchard on Percussion, Guillaume Mongens on guitars, and Nicolas Robert poet). The album is available via Bandcamp, iTunes, and direct e-mail (see links below).
The Interview was conducted on 25 June, 2016 via Skype
You can follow and find music and information about Addie on the following websites
Order CD directly: firstname.lastname@example.org
This Eclectrocast features Serbian pianist, composer, singer, and teacher Vlada Mars (Canada) and four compositions of her new album Melancholy. The album is available via CDBaby and artist website (links below).
The interview was conducted on May 28, 2016 via Skype.
You can follow and find music and information about Vlada Mars on the following websites:
Artist website: http://www.vladamars.com/
This podcast features New Orleans based musician, photographer, and poet Peter Cline, who releases music under his own name and under his artist name Candy Trash (USA). We spoke with Peter about his most recent album release Vacation Bible School and his development as a musician including his start with classical piano.
The interview was conducted on 7 May, 2016 via Skype.
You can follow, find music by, and information about Candy Trash at the following websites:
bandcamp: https://petercline.bandcamp.com/ and
Vacation Bible School is available via iTunes and CD Baby:
This podcast features Lancaster (UK) based minimal ambient techno experimental artist Gordon Chapman-Fox, aka ChipShopForks, recording as Hesking Radiophonic. We spoke with Heskin Radiophonic about his most recent album The Slug And The Snarl and about his approach to making music over the years from a variety of perspectives, most notably that the essence of modern music is bass and drums.
The Slug And The Snarl will be the premier release of the newly formed label Trium Circulorum and will be available as a limited edition cassette tape release on May 5, 2016.
The interview was conducted on 17 April, 2016 via Skype.
You can follow, find music by, and information about Heskin Radiophonic on the following websites:
Artist Website: http://www.heskinradiophonic.co.uk/
This podcast features UK based Romeda recording experimental sound artist Owlbinos of Northfield (Steve Gubbins). We spoke with OON about his most recent released album My Spirit Animal is a Goth Teenager and about his approach to creating his musical experimental ambient soundscapes in which he uses sounds captured, usually with his iPad, from his everyday world.
The interview was conducted on 13 March, 2016 via Skype.
You can follow, find music by, and information about OON on the following websites:
My Spirit Animal is a Goth Teenager (Romeda Records): https://romeda.bandcamp.com/album/my-spirit-animal-is-a-goth-teenager
Cinnamon Fog (Romeda Records): https://romeda.bandcamp.com/album/cinnamon-fog
This interview features Unknown Land (UKLD), a duo consisting of Chilean artist Lucia Ponticas (who produces her own music under the artist name Lucia F3nix) and Australian artist Rob Bryant (who produces his own music under the artist name Bare Island). We talked about their upcoming debut album 33° (release date March 30, 2016), and the unique and unusual ways they collaborate.
The unique sound of UKLD travels between enigmatic dark electronic and vehement electro-rock, with pulsating beats, overwhelming guitars and haunting passionate vocals, entwined in rich intricate melodies, narrated through intense but poetic lyrics.
The interview was conducted on 22 February 2016 via Skype.
You can follow, find music by and information about Unknown Land, Lucia F3nix, and Rob Bryant at the following websites:
Official Website: http://ukld.net/
Official Website: http://bareisland.net/profile
In this Bonus Eclectrocast you can hear the Bonus EP to Isotherme's new album, Silence of the Second Voice (released February 22. 2016), in its entirety.
Genuflection: Confessions of Devotion in Four Acts, can be downloaded for free on Bandcamp:
The following writers collaborated for this EP:
Susan Purr (@SusanPurr)
Jacquie Roberts (entiretyinbits.com)
Todd Rokholm (@MyPrompts)
N.T. Valentin (@_iLadyBird)
Nina Loard (@SkyeTrilogy)
Trish Hennessy (@AuroraSong75)
Jim C. Mackintosh (@JimCMackintosh / bigbaffy.com)
Pleasant Street (geletilari.wordpress.com)
Roger Litherland (@ThePoetryThumb / @WhisperingNeds / whisperingneds.bandcamp.com
Tara Fleur "Woman of Bones" (@TaraFleurs / womanofbones.jimdo.com)
This podcast features Eclectrocasts' own Isotherme (Jeff Kirn) interviewed by co-hosts Kees de Groot (Roofhare) and EC Digital Kitchen Chef Kim Rueger (Belly Full Of Stars). We spoke with Isotherme about his upcoming and much anticipated album Silence of the Second Voice. Isotherme is a multi-instrumentalist who describes his music as Electronic Ghost Ambient Sound Collages. His music is characterized by complex layered sound carpets with melodic lines varying from tender to haunting. Isotherme is a thoughtful and crafty composer in the tradition of minimalists who employs the structural complexity of jazz as well with great effect.
Silence of the Second Voice follows the release of the successful album Nail and can be purchased starting February 22 on Isotherme's Bandcamp website: https://isotherme.bandcamp.com/
The interview was conducted on 31 January 2016 via Skype.
You can follow, find music by and information about Isotherme at the following websites: