Episode 2023-05: RRAREBEAR, Geotic, Tobias and more

January 30, 2023 Podcast
A blue sky with white clouds. The shadowy side of two mountains is in the foreground.

Episode 2023-05

Playlist (as run on KNHC on 29 Jan 2023):

  • mtbrd – Damn Fine Coffee
      Release: Damn Fine
      Label: SMOOV
  • Monster Rally – Grassy Crystals
      Release: Botanica Dream
      Label: Monster Rally
  • Arms and Sleepers – A Mission to Prague
      Release: Black Paris 86 (15th Anniversary Edition)
      Label: Arms and Sleepers
  • AstroLogical – Symbiosis
      Release: Private World – EP
      Label: Bastard Jazz Canada
  • Edamame – Lungs Full
      Release: Virga
      Label: Abandon Building Records
  • Sundrenched – Autumn Memories
      Release: The Sundrenched Lofi Guitar Ensemble Vol 4
      Label: Dust-Tone
  • Koresma – Waves
      Release: South – EP
      Label: Koresma
  • Treetalking – Move With Purpose
      Release: The Unknown
      Label: SXN
  • Hello Meteor – Monsoon Landing
      Release: Welcome To New Cascade
      Label: Evergreen Prefecture
  • RRAREBEAR – Ginger
      Release: Relief
      Label: RRAREBEAR
  • High Tides – Zolar
      Release: Zolar – Single
      Label: Rad Cult
  • Geotic – Accept
      Release: To Not Now Nor To Ever Despair
      Label: Basement’s Basement
  • Chemtrails – Soft
      Release: Taking Things Lightly
      Label: Chemtrails
  • Tobias – Shiver
      Release: Shiver – Single
      Label: Tobias
  • Teen Daze – Paradiso
      Release: Paradiso – Single
      Label: Flora
  • wowflower – Untuch
      Release: Self Portrait
      Label: Street Corner Music



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Photo: “White Pass, Klondike Gold Rush NHP, Alaska”. Credit: Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, Park Cultural Landscapes Program/National Park Service, public domain [i].

Episode 2023-04: Digitalverein, rosequartz, Hu and more

January 23, 2023 Podcast
A short waterfall emptying into a green pond. The pond is surrounded by greenery.

Episode 2023-04

Playlist (as run on KNHC on 22 Jan 2023):

  • Nitemoves – Antipode
      Release: Antipode – Single
      Label: Mechanical
  • Arvo to me – Into Change
      Release: Into Change
      Label: Inner Ocean Records
  • M-Cubed – Out of Hiding
      Release: SVMMER SVN vol. 7
      Label: SVNSET WAVES
  • Arms and Sleepers – Hurry Slowly (Manatee Commune Remix)
      Release: Swim Team Remixed
      Label: Arms and Sleepers
  • Chemtrails – Elapse
      Release: Taking Things Lightly
      Label: Chemtrails
  • rosequartz – interlude
      Release: interlude – Single
      Label: SVNSET WőõVES
  • Machinedrum – Endless <3
      Release: Vapor City Archives
      Label: Ninja Tune
  • Richard Alfaro – Inside
      Release: Refract
      Label: Richard Alfaro
  • Home – Tides
      Release: Odyssey
      Label: Home
  • Hu – North
      Release: Navigate – EP
      Label: anon recordings
  • The Sight Below – Wishing Me Asleep
      Release: Murmur – EP
      Label: Ghostly International
  • Digitalverein – Next to Mont Royal
      Release: Tiefer Ins System
      Label: Seven Villas Voyage
  • mu arae – A Far Away Place
      Release: Rising Tides 011
      Label: SVNSET WAVES



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Photo: “Antelope Spring Waterfall”. Credit: Chickasaw National Recreation Area/National Park Service, public domain [i].

Episode 2023-03: Slag Boom Van Loon, Space Ghost, MossGatherer and more

January 16, 2023 Podcast
A brown deer looking at the photographer in a field of tall brown grass. The deer is next to a wooden split-row fence.

Episode 2023-03

Playlist (as run on KNHC on 15 Jan 2023):

  • P.SUS – What We Feel
      Release: Open Ears Open Mind Open Heart
      Label: P.SUS
  • Bowcraft – Monorail
      Release: Many Distant Cities
      Label: 1469535 Records DK
  • Space Ghost – 4 Am
      Release: 4 Am – Single
      Label: Tartelet Records
  • MossGatherer – Standing Right There
      Release: Out There – EP
      Label: XVI Records
  • Rykard – North Cormorant Obscurity
      Release: Arrive The Radio Beacon
      Label: Hunya Munya Records
  • Blackbird Belle – I Know
      Release: Microcosm
      Label: Inner Ocean Records
  • GlobulDub – Hoverin’
      Release: Hip – Hop Symposium Vol. 3 (Childhood) – Single
      Label: Chill Masters Records
  • Richard Alfaro – Field
      Release: Refract
      Label: Richard Alfaro
  • Orange Crush – Invocation
      Release: Autumn Reflections
      Label: Orange Crush
  • Slag Boom Van Loon – Poppy Seed (Boards of Canada Remix)
      Release: So Soon
      Label: Planet Mu
  • Xky – Shapes
      Release: Mercury EP
      Label: Xky Music
  • Freud – Cuban Episode
      Release: Velvet Dance – EP
      Label: Substruct Audio
  • Bakradze – An Evening With John
      Release: Restless
      Label: Space Hardware



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Photo: “Deer and Split-row Fence”. Credit: Wilson’s Creek National Battlefield/National Park Service, public domain [i].

Episode 2023-02: Telepopmusik, Monster Rally and more

January 9, 2023 Podcast
A person kayaking on a lake at sunset, with mountains in the background. The sky is a dark blue.

Episode 2023-02

Playlist (as run on KNHC on 08 Oct 2023):

  • Telepopmusik – Smile (Natural High Remix)
      Release: Smile (Natural High Remix)
      Label: Universal Music Publishing France
  • Monster Rally – Ginger on the Wind (feat. Mira Cook)
      Release: Menagerie – Single
      Label: Gold Robot Records
  • Thrupence – Winston
      Release: Voyages
      Label: Thrupence
  • Floating Forest – Dream Palace (Special Edition)
      Release: Nature Sounds After Dark
      Label:
  • Oscar Oscar – Himeji
      Release: Himeji – Single
      Label: Majestic Casual Records
  • Southpaw – Sincerly A Girl U Once Knew
      Release: Park63
      Label: 695581 Records DK2
  • Koresma – Waves
      Release: South – EP
      Label: Koresma
  • Able the Giant – Better Tomorrow
      Release: Beat Supply: Crate07
      Label: Beat Supply
  • TheNoiseMachine – Don’t Worry So Much
      Release: Midnight Musings – EP
      Label: 2750455 Records DK
  • Altitude. – The Camp
      Release: Knight – EP
      Label: Inner Ocean Records
  • Sun Glitters – Beside Me
      Release: Everything Could Be Fine
      Label: Sun Glitters
  • Macroblank – Covert Red
      Release: RARE PSALMS COLLECTION VOL.3
      Label: Macroblank
  • Lone – Echo Paths
      Release: Always Inside Your Head
      Label: Greco-Roman
  • TOR – City 66
      Release: Oasis Sky
      Label: Youth and Progress Recordings
  • WMD – Another song about Ruby
      Release: Sophrosyne
      Label: WMD



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Photo: “Winter Kayaking, Lake Clark Sunset”. Credit: Lake Clark National Park and Preserve/National Park Service, public domain [i].

Episode 2023-01: Elven Mirrors., t.quoise, Ramakhandra and more

January 2, 2023 Podcast
Distant blue mountains that are snow covered with haze.

Episode 2023-01

  • Elven Mirrors. – Deep And Solemn
      Release: Chrono
      Label: Azlyn Records
  • Laflamme – Bo-Tree
      Release: Canopy – EP
      Label: Canopy
  • t.quoise – Life in Reverse
      Release: Life in Reverse
      Label: Soundsphere
  • Bowcraft – Saltair
      Release: Many Distant Cities
      Label: 1469535 Records DK
  • Catching Flies – Silver Linings
      Release: Silver Linings
      Label: Indigo Soul
  • IG88 – Want
      Release: Want – Single
      Label: IG88
  • Galactic Language – Spacial Echoes
      Release: Arrival
      Label: Galactic Language
  • Casino Versus Japan – Marilyn Set Me Free
      Release: Hitori + Kaiso (1998 – 2001)
      Label: Attacknine Records
  • Rykard – North Cormorant Obscurity
      Release: Arrive The Radio Beacon
      Label: Hunya Munya Records
  • Melorman – Salty Air
      Release: For the Sun
      Label: Same Difference Music
  • Ramakhandra – Haku (Rumtum Remix)
      Release: Haku (Rumtum Remix) – Single
      Label: Bastard Jazz Recordings
  • Dylan Stark – Northern
      Release: Heartland
      Label: Civil Music
  • Frameworks – Rotations
      Release: Imagine Gold
      Label: Loci Records



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Photo: “Mt. Carrie”. Credit: Olympic National Park/NPS photo, public domain [i].

Episode 2022-52: Christopher Willits, The Sight Below, Machinedrum and more

December 26, 2022 Podcast
A mountain waterfall with a steep drop, fully frozen.

Episode 2022-52

Playlist (as run on KNHC on 25 Dec 2022):

  • Cialyn – Second Wave
      Release: Sour Leaves
      Label:
  • Third Person Lurkin – Adrift
      Release: The Lake of Woods
      Label: Bad Taste Records
  • Tycho – Ascension
      Release: Dive
      Label: Ghostly International
  • Hello Meteor – Charcoal and Ash
      Release: The Coastal Obscure
      Label: Evergreen Prefecture
  • Shigeto – Olivia
      Release: No Better Time Than Now
      Label: Ghostly International
  • lover girl – Soft Lights
      Release: Stay Asleep – Single
      Label: SXN
  • Christopher Willits – Clear
      Release: Opening
      Label: Ghostly International
  • Dan Black – Hot Cocoa
      Release: Winter
      Label: DystopiaPop
  • Telefon Tel Aviv – Life Is All About Taking Things In and Putting Things Out
      Release: Fahrenheit Fair Enough
      Label: Ghostly International
  • Lusine – Jetstream
      Release: Language Barrier
      Label: Hymen Records
  • The Sight Below – Wishing Me Asleep
      Release: Murmur – EP
      Label: Ghostly International
  • Soular Order – Sonder
      Release: 01/21 (A Live Album for Jamuary)
      Label: Soular Order
  • Machinedrum – Endless <3
      Release: Vapor City Archives
      Label: Ninja Tune
  • Boards of Canada – Turquoise Hexagon Sun
      Release: Music Has the Right to Children
      Label: Warp Records



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Photo: “Frozen Upper Falls” (The waters of Frijoles Creek following over the Upper Falls can freeze almost entirely during serious cold snaps in mid-winter). Credit: Bandelier National Monument, National Park Service, public domain [i].

Episode 2022-51: Visitors, Gold Panda, Almanacs and more

December 19, 2022 Podcast
A clear pond showing the reflection of the trees on the shoreline.

Episode 2022-51

Playlist (as run on KNHC on 18 Dec 2022):
We’re posting this a little early based on a very reasonable request 🙂

  • Elven Mirrors. – Deep And Solemn
      Release: Chrono
      Label: Azlyn Records
  • Invention & Ben Bada Boom – Scala Naturae (ft. Evil Needle)
      Release: Holism
      Label: Blvnt Records
  • Visitors – Nothing is Necessary
      Release: Nothing is Necessary – Single
      Label: Visitors
  • Gold Panda – New Days
      Release: The Work
      Label: City Slang
  • Almanacs – Coyote Blanco
      Release: Spirits of the River
      Label: Mystery Circles
  • Hello Meteor – Tobacco and Rain
      Release: Community Broadcasting
      Label: Evergreen Prefecture
  • Teen Daze – Rainwater Coffee
      Release: Rainwater Coffee – EP
      Label: Teen Daze
  • Elsa Hewitt – Tiny Dancer
      Release: Citrus Paradisi
      Label: ERH
  • Space Ghost – 4 Am
      Release: 4 Am – Single
      Label: Tartelet Records
  • Lusine Icl – Jetstream
      Release: Language Barrier
      Label: Hymen Records
  • The Faded – Uncertainties
      Release: Uncertainties
      Label: The Faded
  • Steve Moore – Beloved Exile
      Release: Beloved Exile
      Label: Temporary Residence Ltd.
  • Tycho – From Home
      Release: Past Is Prologue
      Label: ISO50 Records



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Photo: “Blackwater Pond Reflection”. Credit: Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve/National Park Service, public domain [i].

Episode 2022-50: Pablo Bolivar & Sensual Physics, upusen and more

December 12, 2022 Podcast
A purple Periwinkle flower with dew drops, on a background of green leaves.

Episode 2022-50

Playlist (as run on KNHC on 11 Dec 2022):

  • Lord RAJA – Dipteres Pt. 2
      Release: Rubies – EP
      Label: Ghostly International
  • Shepard – Not Bad Enough
      Release: Against Our Nation
      Label: Shepard
  • upusen – Tape End
      Release: Birds
      Label: Midwest Collective
  • Orange Crush – Invocation
      Release: Autumn Reflections
      Label: Orange Crush
  • Sun Glitters – Too Much to Lose
      Release: Everything Could Be Fine
      Label: Sun Glitters
  • Shigeto – Miss U
      Release: No Better Time Than Now
      Label: Ghostly International
  • Takeleave – Calibu
      Release: Inner Sea
      Label: Project Mooncircle
  • Swimming TV – Falling
      Release: Raindance – EP
      Label: Cosmonostro
  • Arms and Sleepers – Disintegrating In Your Soul
      Release: Former Kingdoms Remixed
      Label: Achillea Music
  • Eyukaliptus – Summit
      Release: The Moon_tape
      Label: 857594 Records DK
  • Koresma – Offshores
      Release: Offshores – Single
      Label: Koresma
  • Pablo Bolivar & Sensual Physics – Backen Punch
      Release: Details Am Rande
      Label: Seven Villas
  • Tycho – A Walk (Kolombo Remix)
      Release: Dive (Deluxe Version)
      Label: Ghostly International
  • Garden City Movement – Move On (Teen Daze Remix)
      Release: Entertainment – EP
      Label: BLDG5



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Photo: “Periwinkle [Vinca major]”. Credit: Alcatraz Island/National Park Service, public domain [i].

Episode 2022-49: Teebs, Gold Panda, Deep Shoq and more

December 5, 2022 Podcast
A view of evergreen trees through a hole in a wall of ice, likely a cave.

Episode 2022-49

Playlist (as run on KNHC on 04 Dec 2022):

  • Teebs – NES
      Release: Did It Again – Single
      Label: Brainfeeder
  • Birocratic; Brock Berrigan; iamalex & Philanthrope – Brockoli
      Release: Chillhop Essentials Spring 2021
      Label: Chillhop Music
  • Gold Panda – New Days
      Release: The Work
      Label: City Slang
  • Telefon Tel Aviv – Lotus Above Water
      Release: Fahrenheit Fair Enough
      Label: Ghostly International
  • Sun Glitters – Outside (Howlings Remix)
      Release: Outside (Howlings Remix)
      Label: DFXFWXU Collective
  • Lord RAJA – Dipteres Pt. 2
      Release: Rubies – EP
      Label: Ghostly International
  • Anenon – Dreamer (For Mary Jane)
      Release: Sunsets and Clocks – EP
      Label: Non Projects
  • Deep Shoq – Marathon
      Release: Pause – EP
      Label: SVNSET WAVES
  • Chrome Sparks – Enter the Chrome Forest
      Release: Goddess – EP
      Label: Future Classic
  • Macroblank – can’t fight it
      Release: RARE PSALMS COLLECTION VOL.4
      Label: Macroblank
  • Sloslylove – Secret Dreams
      Release: Secret Dreams
      Label: Sloslylove
  • Decisive Koala – Locate Memories
      Release: Locate Memories – Single
      Label: Decisive Koala
  • Yu-Utsu – Sun
      Release: Sun – Single
      Label: 憂鬱
  • il:lo – Vega
      Release: Vega
      Label: Nettwerk Music Group



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Photo: “View from Behind the Ice Wall”. Credit: Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore (NPS Photo), public domain [i].

Episode 2022-48: gonima, Aphex Twin, Boom Bip and more

November 28, 2022 Podcast
A winter landscape, with evergreen trees covered in snow and ice. The ground is snow covered. There are some clouds in the sky, but it is mostly blue, on a sunny day. The ground slopes downward.

Episode 2022-48

Playlist (as run on KNHC on 27 Nov 2022):

  • Arms and Sleepers – Greetings from Tokyo
      Release: Black Paris 86
      Label: Arms and Sleepers
  • Aphex Twin – IZ-US
      Release: Come to Daddy
      Label: Warp Records
  • Anenon – Dreamer (For Mary Jane)
      Release: Sunsets and Clocks – EP
      Label: Non Projects
  • Rykard – North Cormorant Obscurity
      Release: Arrive The Radio Beacon
      Label: Hunya Munya Records
  • Cepia – Hoarse
      Release: Natura Morta
      Label: Ghostly International
  • Mvnners – Waking up Next to Someone You Love
      Release: Camden
      Label: SXN
  • Boom Bip – Last Walk Around Mirror Lake (Boards of Canada Remix)
      Release: Corymb
      Label: Lex Records
  • Gold Panda – New Days
      Release: The Work
      Label: City Slang
  • gonima – Warm Season
      Release: Strands
      Label: SVNSET WAVES
  • Aphex Twin – Alberto Balsam
      Release: …I Care Because You Do
      Label: Warp Records
  • Casino Versus Japan – Marilyn Set Me Free
      Release: Hitori + Kaiso (1998 – 2001)
      Label: Attacknine Records
  • Komodo – Concept 11
      Release: Still Life
      Label: Points Records
  • Ametsub – Snowy Lava
      Release: The Nothings Of The North
      Label: Mille Plateaux
  • 20HoursAfterDawn – Sweetness Of Fake Pollution
      Release: Sun Will Crackle – EP
      Label: I Low You records



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Photo: “Winter Atop Cadillac”. Credit: Acadia National Park/National Park Service photo, public domain [i].

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