Liner Notes 19: Shazzula
We first became aware of Shazzula through her involvement with the triple LP compilation and occult film, Black Mass Rising, which she directed and released on her label under the same name in 2011. Shazzula doesn't only have a great ear for spaced out, demon-summoning, mind-altering music, she creates it with her current band Wolvennest of which she is the vocalist and synth-sorceress.
Liner Notes 18: Zach Cowie
“Psych folk, acid folk and English folk were my first true loves and will always be my desert island sound”, says Zach Cowie. “For me, a big gateway to that world was researching the artists who were covered on This Mortal Coil records. Plus, when I was a kid, I learned a lot from the […]
Liner Notes 17: Tornado Wallace
Melbourne born, Berlin based Lewie Day, better known as Tornado Wallace is renowned for his organic-electronic, dreamy but direct dancefloor music, released on ESP Institute, Beats in Space and Music From Memory’s sister label Second Circle. His Liner Notes podcast is almost like a time capsule, containing mostly UK allied hybrid house and techno tracks […]
Liner Notes 16: Tos
Sometimes referred to as the “amp wizard”, the curator of this playlist is exactly that: a sonic sorcerer! If you have seen him shrouded in smoke, you will know Tos for his contribution to one of the heaviest bands on the northern hemisphere: Sunn O))). But his musical influence reaches further than the sound he […]
Liner Notes 15: Jonny Nash
New Amsterdam resident Jonny Nash can be called unique in his kind. Originally hailing from Scotland, Nash – who goes through life as a musician, producer and DJ – developed a passionate love for music from a very early age on. Whilst buying his first turntables at 15, getting into jungle and drum ‘n bass […]
Liner Notes 14: Maekkot
“This selection was based of my latest finds and some of my favourite records I dug up during my trips abroad. I naturally select the sounds I want to play by having an image in my mind that I want to express. Within this mix I focussed on deep folklore sounds and complex percussion rhythms from all over the world that makes me merge in different cultures with each other. A mix always invokes certain memories and this one is no exception.”
Liner Notes 13: Elena Colombi
Elena Colombi shares an extraordinarily curious mix in the Red Light Radio x Sonos Liner Notes series. The musical style of the DJ and NTS radio host taps into a wide array of influences and inspirations. For her, knowing and feeling music doesn’t mean specialising in one particular genre. Not surprising, considering her upbringing. Italian born, London based Elena was raised by a nomadic hippy couple.
Liner Notes 12: Prins Emanuel
Emanuel Sundin, better known as Prins Emanuel, has been immersed in music since he was a teenager. Today, the busy bee runs multiple projects, offering a very fine selection of Scandinavian specialties and much more oddities in his Wildlife webshop, running his Wildlife Radio and Fasaan imprint.
Liner Notes 11: Jamie Tiller
Jamie Tiller is responsible for the highly respected Music From Memory which he co-runs with partners-in-crime Tako Reyenga and Abel Nagelgast of Redlight Records. With his Liner Notes mix, Jamie comes up with an exact combination and balance of records as he does best. Picking everything from Italian ambient, Jamaican reggae and dub, French pop, hidden Brazilian gems and much more in between
Liner Notes 10: Izabel Caligiore
We are overjoyed to introduce a list of favorites of our close friend Izabel Caligiore in the Red Light Radio x Sonos Liner Notes series. The young polymath moved to Amsterdam just over a year ago and has brought a great addition to our collective musical minds ever since, as she’s been introducing lyrical works and personal ideas in a very inspiring way, particularly through her Lullabies For Insomniacs imprint.
Liner Notes 09: Nosedrip
Ostend-based Nosedrip aka Ziggy Devriendt is the founder of the Belgian online radio station Stroom.tv and has also just started a new, and same-titled label called Stroom.
This edition of Liner Notes reflects Ziggy’s broad musical interests; ambient, drone-masterpieces, (funky) synth-pop, coldwave, post-punk and (neo)-folk all come together in this mix recorded at the first Liner Notes live event in Amsterdam.
Liner Notes 08: Phuong-Dan
Phuong-Dan recently celebrated the tenth anniversary of his Gatto Musculoso residency at the Golden Pudel Club in his home town. His years of ‘working experience’ might explain why he is such an exciting, open-minded, courageous DJ. The curious artist suits the adventurous, as his mixes are built from an artistic narrative.
Liner Notes 07: Gioumanne
DJ Gioumanne knows his stuff like no one else. It was the trip with his dad to Malawi that influenced him to study Swahili and African Studies and made him fall in love with the continent. Now he travels the world to find African music.
Liner Notes 06: John Gómez
Madrid-born, London-based selector John Gómez hosts the Rush Hour show on NTS Radio and runs the Tangent night with esteemed disco digger Nick the Record. He’s also currently preparing a compilation of esoteric Brazilian music for the Amsterdam based Music From Memory imprint.
Liner Notes 05: Ripley Johnson
Portland based Ripley Johnson is part of the space/psychedelic rock band Wooden Shjips (often compared to The Doors, Soft Machine and Guru Guru) and Moon Duo. He delivers a mix filled with psychedelics, rock, ambient, jazz, funk, Turkish pearls, Zam-rock and heavy noise for this edition of Liner Notes. Have a listen and take your ears on a proper ride.
Liner Notes 04: Young Marco
Young Marco’s contribution to Liner Notes has become like time travel. A brilliant and otherworldly hybrid of fine pop art with a wide range of esotheric tracks.
Liner Notes 03: DJ Fitz
DJ Fitz alias John Fitzgerald is a musical oddball, who keeps finding beauty in records from all over the world. For the third Liner Notes we dig deeper within the meaning and origin of all songs involved and get to know the true rationale of the artists.
Liner Notes 02: Mikkel O. Brask
In the second Liner Notes Copenhagen based music fiend, sound designer and DJ Mikkel O. Brask highlights a variety of Danish underground scenes, from the late seventies, eighties until today.
Liner Notes 01: Lovefingers
Andrew Hogge is better known to you as Lovefingers and kicks-off our Liner Notes-project with the first mix in our new podcast-series. But just as every podcast takes you on another journey, every track has its own story.