Spool's Out Radio
Cassette-based music show
Spool’s Out Radio #164: Hearty Stops
May 28, 2019 02:10 AM PDT
After a brief break, we're back at new monthly intervals. While this is going to mean future Spool's Outs become more detailed, focused, and documentarian in style... that doesn't apply this time. Here we've got our usual mix of recent tape releases from across the board, providing us and our walkmans with plenty of rest from the bleak outside world...Spool’s Out Radio #163: Asimov in Whitstable
March 28, 2019 01:22 AM PDT
This week, London-based artist Beachers (aka Daryl Worthington) presents a collage built from a day trip to the Kent coastal town of Whitstable earlier this month. It is called Asimov in Whitstable. It is entirely built from "either second hand tapes bought on that day, or field recordings taken on a cassette Dictaphone."
Beachers recently released a tape of arpeggios and synth drone titled Language Shapes the View. Full explanation of this show on spools-out.comSpool's Out Radio #162: Bredbeddle
March 13, 2019 04:13 PM PDT
A large chunk of today's show is dedicated to a recording of a live set by Nottingham-based artist Bredbeddle (aka Rebecca Lee), made last year at Primary in Nottingham.
Musician/composer/artist Rebecca Lee makes has made music using variety of systematic methods in the past, but Bredbeddle focuses on collages made by "organising ideas from different musical situations/scenes". This recording represents the first live appearance of the project.
Also in this episode: new music from HRNS, Massimo Pupillo, Dis Fig, and Beachers!Spool's Out Radio #161: Nancy Drone
February 28, 2019 01:15 AM PST
Berlin-based Nancy Drone (real name Molly Gunn) is a young American bending arpeggiated electronics, giddy drones, and beats into some fresh experimental electronics. Her debut tape just dropped via Conditional Recs, and with that in mind she's put together this deep mix to get lost in...Spool’s Out Radio #160: Fe2 O3
February 14, 2019 02:00 AM PST
We're still in an ambient mood during this early part of the year, rifling through those tape collections in search of winter. London-based tape DJ Fe2 O3 contributes a guest mix with precisely as much in mind this week, doing his best to capture the mood and tempo.Spool's Out Radio #159: Seasonal Affective Drones
January 24, 2019 03:00 AM PST
An episode dedicated to droning and ambient sounds, worn down to fit the season. Featuring new and recent music from Dino Spiluttini, Machinefabriek, and Kyle Landstra, plus a new upcoming tape by Broshuda.Spool's Out Radio #158: Life After Cold Storage
January 17, 2019 03:42 AM PST
Time to rise out of the ooze and ashes, and make something fucking beautiful again... This week sees 2019's tape catalogue already off to a killer start - plus we dedicate a bit of time to forgotten gems from 2018. JIO's introverted future pop kicks things off, followed by Adderall Canyonly heading into newly psychedelic territory. Other highlights include a first listen to upcoming releases by Graham Dunning and Sam Underwood's Mammoth Beat Organ, followed by Moroccan Gnawa trance, Iranian avant-noise, and Yanks dueling acoustic guitars...Spool’s Out Radio #157: Eoin Murray
January 10, 2019 09:56 AM PST
We open up a new year of digging into new music released on tape with a guest selection of cassette tape tunes picked my music journalist Eoin Murray. Eoin’s written for the likes of DJ Mag, The Quietus, Noisey, and others. This week’s show’s a fine hour of unfurling zones, easing us into another undoubtedly rocky year…thanks Eoin!Spool's Out Radio #156: No Rent Year End Mixdown
December 19, 2018 03:27 PM PST
Hailing from Philadelphia, No Rent is one of the finest tape labels currently in existence. No Rent's Rosie is on board this week to summarize 2018 with an hour of picks from a busy year issuing cassettes from all ends of the fringe spectrum. This one's a killer intro to a tape label you should really know intimately...Spool's Out Radio #155: Topographical Tapes '18
December 13, 2018 03:48 AM PST
The tape-o-sphere offered up so much to be obsessed with in 2018, but few trends bled into my subconscious like the adoption of field recordings and topographical sound art by the community. It's come up in recent shows with the likes of Carlo Giustini, but this week's episode is dedicated to some of 2018's best so-called 'topographical tapes'.
Besides field recordings from Sydney, Alicante, and Constanta we've got musical reflections on the American west, the up-close sound of wind, Jon Collin improvising in a courtyard in Ulm, plus plenty more.
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