Playlist

Matt’s Playlist – June 8th 2010

Lots and lots of awesome stuff being fed into the eardrums of late, including an obscene amount of the works of Kimara Sajn and his recording projects Polyethylene Pet and +1, as well as some wonderful 20th century classical discoveries and more (we’ll add the pics just as soon as our server starts behaving itself!): […]

Matt’s Playlist March 25th

1. Autechre – Oversteps (2010) 2. Autechre – Amber (1994) 3. Peter Hammill – A Black Box (1980) 4. Belbury Poly – The Willows (2005) 5. The Necks – Hanging Gardens (2002) 6. Miles Davis – Bitches Brew (1969) 7. Genesis – And Then There Were Three (1978) 8. Genesis – The Lamb Lies Down […]

Matt’s Playlist 27th February

1. Squarepusher – Just a Souvenir (2008) 2. Steven Wilson – Cover Versions 1 to 6 (2010) 3. Kimara Sajn – Life Stories (2009) 4. Pat Metheny – Orchestrion (2010) 5. Anthony Phillips – Private Parts and Pieces (the whole lot…all 10 of em!) 6. Genesis – Selling England By The Pound (1973…not the remixed […]

Matt’s Playlist 16th January 2010

1. Ralph Towner – Solo Concert (1979) 2. Ralph Towner – Chiaroscuro (2009) 3. Harmonia – Deluxe (1975) 4. Cluster – Sowiesoso (1976) 5. Mike Keneally – Scambot (2009) 6. Magma – Emehntehtt Re (2009) 7. David Bowie – Stage (1978) 8. David Bowie – Outside (1995) 9. Anthony Phillips – 1984 (1981) 10. Art […]

Joff’s playlist 13th Dec 2009

Well, it’s been a while since my last playlist, so I thought it was time to round up the CD’s in my current listening pile. I must confess, I’ve been having a total break from guitar centric music. In fact, I’ve been taking a break from Rock music full stop. Progressive or otherwise. This playlist […]

Joff’s playlist 24th October 2009

A healthy dose of Jazz this week. I think that there might be an ECM thing building here! Could turn into a slight listening obsession but we’ll see. Also been listening to some very small releases in the form of Bernard Wagner’s The Fourth Night which is available from Burning Shed and Nigel Price’s Fools […]

Joff’s playlist 10th October 2009

It’s been a bit of a classical fest of late! I’ve been working my way through the brilliant 22cd box set Works Of Igor Stravinsky, disk 11 Miniature Masterpieces is becoming a particular favorite. The Schoenberg chamber symphonies are also brilliant and well worth checking out. 1. Frank Zappa – Live In New York (1978) […]

Matt’s Playlist October 2nd 2009

1. Porcupine Tree – The Incident (2009) 2. Captain Beefheart – Lick My Decals Off Baby (1970) 3. Joni Mitchell – Miles of Aisles (1974)   4. Aphex Twin – Analord 1 and 2 (2005) 5. Keith Jarrett – Hymns/Spheres (1976) 6. Frank Zappa – Sleep Dirt (original vinyl mix! 1979) 8. Frank Zappa – […]

Matt’s playlist August 26th 2009

1. Bass Communion – Molotov and Haze (2008) 2. Frank Zappa – The Grand Wazoo (1972) 3. Porcupine Tree – Deadwing (2004) 4. Univers Zero – 1313 (1977) 5. Nik Bartsch’s Ronin – Holon (2008) 6. Jean-Claude Vannier – L’Enfant Assasin des Mouches (1972) 7. Henry Cow – The Road: Volumes 1 to 5 (2008) […]

Joff’s playlist 9th September 2009

1. Miles Davis – Sketches Of Spain (1959) 2. Frank Zappa – Roxy and Elsewhere (1974) 3. Astor Piazzolla – Concerto pour Bandoneon 4. Brad Mehldau – Anything Goes (2004) 5. The Flaming Lips – Yoshimi Battles The Pink (2002) 6. Magma – Wurdha Itah 6. Frank Zappa – Uncle Meat (1974)

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Welcome to the Troopers For Sound blog, a place for our general thoughts on music and its related industries. Here you will find our monthly playlists and information on records which are expanding our musical minds. Essays on musicians and composers such as Frank Zappa and musings on what we have come to call Stomach Ulcer Music!

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