Eclectronica 18

Bruce Bickerton [aka alucidnation] treats you to some tasty aural morsels from his library of Vinyl, CD & Digital, tonight featuring tracks from Gene Clark, Ray Conniff & His Singers, Beastie Boys, Velvet Underground, Ma. Dita & dZihan & Kamien and more.

Melodica: Albums of the year

Chris Coco’s award winning weekly radio broadcast. An eclectic selection of brilliant new music starting with house and moving on to electronica, downtempo, acoustic and all sorts of other styles loosely connected to dance and electronic music. Let tastemaker Chris Coco guide you through his selection of the week’s best new music.

This episode, we celebrate the long player, the artist’s body of work, the ultimate test for the musician or producer or band, the thing that stands the test of time, with a look at some of the best albums of 2016. Spoiler alert – here’s the list:

Top 15 albums of 2016

15 Brian Eno – The Ship
14 Mark Pritchard – Under The Sun
13 Underworld – Barbara, Barbara, We Face A Shining Future
12 Seahawks – Escape Hatch
11 A Vision Of Panorama – Aquafusion
10 Nils Frahm – Music from Victoria
9 Mind Lotion – Altitude Attitudes
8 Sasha – Scene Delete
7 Leon Vynehall – Rojus (Designed To Dance)
6 Al Dobson Jr – Rye Lane Vol II & III
5 Bon Iver – 22, A Million
4 Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Skeleton Tree
3 DK – Island Of Dreams
2 Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool
1 Olafur Arnalds – Island Songs

The Circle: Ben Eshmade

Brought to you by Arctic Circle Radio, the Circle takes you on a one-hour journey based on the most simple and significant of shapes. Every Circle is unique; formed from a guest curator’s musical landscape and they all share the same revolutionary quality: each one ends at the point where it began.

Edition 25 – Mix by Ben Eshmade: with a backlog of beautiful music I thought it was about time I put together a circle mix. Listen out for some exclusive material from Sone Institute, Ted Barnes and Katzgraben and new releases from Inch-time, Charlie Alex March and Mark Beazley (Rothko).

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The Hut 34

Welcome to the Hut; a weekly velvety soft sonic celebration brought to you by Arctic Circle Radio. The Hut is a refuge, a cocoon of the finest in new music, spinning a warm glow from the outer-reaches of the snowy wastelands. Presented and produced by Ben Eshmade (with additional sounds and magic from Sone Institute), the Hut is a one-hour transmission from an intensely beautiful musical world.

Edition 34 with music from Mice Parade, How to Cure Dyslexia, Peter Broderick, Agnes Obel, Hannah Peel, Fuzzy Lights and Anna Rose Carter.

Presented & Produced by Ben Eshmade for Arctic Circle Radio

with additional music & sonic trickery by Sone Institute

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Fluidnation 72

Fluidnation Mix #72 of my radio show on Chill.

Featuring Paxton Fettel, Steve Cobby & Trudie Dawn Smith, Psychemagik, Richard Norris, Ólafur Arnalds & Nils Frahm, Rival Consoles, Max Cooper, Hiatus, Max Richter, Digitonal, Leo Abrahams, Jon Hopkins, and more…