Episode 2023-48: Nerddelic Studio Works, Telefon Tel Aviv and more

November 27, 2023 Podcast
In the foreground is a forest of evergreen and deciduous trees. The deciduous trees and multicolored due to the autumn weather. A low hanging sheet of mist is handing over the trees. In the background are mountains, many kilometers away, that are backlit by a rising sun. The sky is white and washed-out.

Episode 2023-48

Playlist (as previously run on KNHC):

  • VIQ – Journey
      Release: Last Path
      Label: VIQ
  • Jinsang – journey
      Release: life
      Label: VinDig
  • Pacific Coliseum – Wave Catalyst (High Tide)
      Release: Ocean City
      Label: Coastal Haze
  • Boards of Canada – Hey Saturday Sun
      Release: The Campfire Headphase
      Label: Warp Records
  • Blackboxx – Midnight Dance
      Release: Seablushed – EP
      Label: Slime
  • Yppah – Grey Eyes
      Release: Grey Eyes – Single
      Label: Future Archive Recordings
  • Nerddelic Studio Works – Snore
      Release: The Sun & the Moon
      Label: Nerddelic Studio Works
  • Marley Carroll – Water Temple
      Release: Ice Cavern / Water Temple – Single
      Label: Loci Records
  • Poldoore – Celestial (A Tribute To Nujabes)
      Release: Celestial (A Tribute To Nujabes) – Single
      Label: Poldoore Music
  • Tycho – Japan (Instrumental)
      Release: Japan – Single
      Label: Mom+Pop/Ninja Tune
  • Telefon Tel Aviv – Life Is All About Taking Things In and Putting Things Out
      Release: Fahrenheit Fair Enough
      Label: Ghostly International
  • Veiled Dawn – Intro/Origins
      Release: I – EP
      Label: 2713475 Records DK2
  • Borealism – Slide
      Release: So What’s New With You?
      Label: Borealism



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Photo: “Autumn Morning Mist”. Credit: Kobuk Valley National Park/National Park Service, public domain [i].

Episode 2023-47: Koresma, Shadley Peterson, and more

November 20, 2023 Podcast
A class of trees surrounding a Dark Yellow, Caramel-like sky in Port Orchard, WA.

Episode 2023-47

Playlist (as previously run on KNHC):

  • Slow Magic – Manhattan
      Release: How to Run Away
      Label: Downtown Records
  • Sloslylove – Memories (Secrets)
      Release: Secret Dreams
      Label: Sloslylove
  • Manatee Commune – Lovely
      Release: Brush
      Label: Record Union
  • The American Dollar – Sea of Roses
      Release: Beatsupply: Crate07 – EP
      Label: Beatsupply
  • Shadley Peterson – Seaside
      Release: Pearls
      Label: Keats Collective
  • Races – Big Broom (Sun Glitters Remix)
      Release: Big Broom (Sun Glitters Remix) – Single
      Label: Frenchkiss Records
  • Thrupence – Winston
      Release: Voyages
      Label: Jack Vanzet
  • AstroLogical – Symbiosis
      Release: Private World – EP
      Label: Bastard Jazz Recordings
  • Vanilla – Rainy Day
      Release: Origin
      Label: VinDig
  • Koresma – Northern Lights
      Release: Compass
      Label: Koresma
  • Nonchalant – Tell Me Something Good
      Release: I Wish I Could Be Somewhere With You
      Label: Eastern Nurseries
  • Horizon Fire – Asimov
      Release: Earthlight
      Label: DistroKid.com 579457
  • Gaussian Curve – Broken Clouds
      Release: Clouds
      Label: Music From Memory
  • früit – Prism
      Release: Prism – EP
      Label: SXN
  • Monster Rally – Ginger on the Wind (feat. Mira Cook)
      Release: Menagerie – Single
      Label: Monster Rally



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Photo: “Trees surrounding Caramel Sky”. Alt-text: “A class of trees surrounding a Dark Yellow, Caramel-like sky in Port Orchard, WA”. Credit: Darius Doom Scott, October 2023 via Sedgwick Area. Used by permission.

Episode 2023-46: Spiritual Awareness, Peregrihn and more

November 12, 2023 Podcast
A wooden fence. Behind the fence are some green deciduous trees. In the foreground is a green, leafy plant. The Cafe Chill logo is superimposed.

Episode 2023-46


Hi guys, I’ve been sick all week/weekend, so the playlist isn’t formatted as usual, but still is valid. Hope you have a great week!
Sincerely,
Richard the manager
(not Seth the host)

IOM – You Promised to Come Back
Birocratic – Dead Cat in the Parking Lot
Spiritual Awareness – Zenstrumentals
City Girl – Obsidian Skyline
Aonian – Woven
Lost Integrity – What You Want
Space Ghost – Ufo
Galactic Language – Modern Flora
Peregrihn – Ambrosia
Cepia – Hoarse
Marley Carroll – Home Planet
Shigeto – Ritual Howl
Aliam – Aotra
Magic Touch – Rooftop Garden
Hu – North

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Episode 2023-45: Birocratic, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith and more

November 6, 2023 Podcast
A view of a calm waterfront marina, including a dock with many parked boats behind it. The terrain in the background is hilly.

Episode 2023-45

Playlist (as previously run on KNHC):

  • Laflamme – Oceana
      Release: Palm
      Label: Underground Parking
  • Letherette – Sun Up
      Release: Brown Lounge Vol. 5
      Label: Wulf
  • Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith – Brush
      Release: I Could Be Your Dog / I Could Be Your Moon
      Label: Ghostly International
  • Haunted Lakes – Disappearance
      Release: The SS Chicora | Disappearance
      Label: Haunted Lakes
  • Koresma – Free (Marley Carroll Remix)
      Release: North Remixes – EP
      Label: Koresma
  • Tomas Novoa – Tundra
      Release: Espacio Negativo – EP
      Label: Tomas Novoa
  • Flamingosis – Hidden Attraction
      Release: Great Hair
      Label: Flamingosis
  • Special Q – Reach the Top
      Release: Freedom – Single
      Label: Stratford Ct.
  • Birocratic – snowdown
      Release: Snowdown – Single
      Label: Birocracy
  • Poldoore & Ian Urbina – Nomad
      Release: Astray (Inspired by ‘The Outlaw Ocean’ – a book by Ian Urbina) – Single
      Label: The Outlaw Ocean LLC
  • Frameworks – Titles
      Release: Kings
      Label: FRAMEWORKS
  • Jinsang – Never Know
      Release: In Flight
      Label: VinDig
  • Nemea – Silva (Pt. 2)
      Release: Bare/Silva/Mirror
      Label: Nemea
  • Edamame – Lungs Full
      Release: Virga
      Label: Abandon Building Records
  • Soft Static – 05
      Release: Warrior in a Garden
      Label: 3736632 Records DK
  • Stumbleine – Ember
      Release: Ghosting
      Label: Stumbleine
  • Mndsgn – Hiking
      Release: Breatharian
      Label: MERLIN – Fresh Selects



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Photo: “Calm on the Water” A photo of Bay Street Lake on a cold but normal afternoon with a railway, houses, mountains, shipyards, boats, and grass with little lavender spots in the background. Credit: Darius Doom Scott, JSMS Photography Club, February 18, 2022, Bay Street Lake. Used by permission.

Episode 2023-44: Wave damage, firephly and more

October 30, 2023 Podcast
A pre-sunrise landscape, with mountaintops in view. There is a valley below that you can not see, as it is covered with fog, so it appears that the photo is taken above the clouds. The mountain tops are dark, and the background sky is illuminated by the forthcoming sun, with yellow and orange hues.

Episode 2023-44

Playlist (as previously run on KNHC):

  • Takeleave – Calibu
      Release: Inner Sea
      Label: Project Mooncircle
  • Tekvision – Lament
      Release: Lament – Single
      Label: independent
  • Past Palms – Midnight Sun
      Release: When the Sun Reaches Its Highest Point in the Sky – Single
      Label: 581097 Records DK
  • Wave damage – Lost world of innocence
      Release: All about tomorrow
      Label: 4530854 Records DK
  • 20HoursAfterDawn – No Sun Into The Void
      Release: Sun Will Crackle – EP
      Label: I Low You records
  • fr√ºit – Jaded
      Release: Prism – EP
      Label: SXN
  • Cialyn – The Sun and The Light
      Release: OMEGA (Soundtrack)
      Label: Cialyn
  • Frequency Control Centre – Lucy Lost In the Window
      Release: Exp.1
      Label: Bad Bat Records
  • Neeta – Beechwood
      Release: Beechwood – EP
      Label: Neeta Sarl
  • Pablo Bolivar – Hoopoo
      Release: Framework of a Dream
      Label: Seven Villas
  • firephly – Know What I Need
      Release: Safe In Sound
      Label: 591184 Records DK2
  • Freud – Cuban Episode
      Release: Velvet Dance – EP
      Label: Substruct Audio
  • Possums at Twilight – Awake
      Release: Interobject
      Label: Possums at Twilight



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Photo: “Sunrise Over an Ocean of Fog”. Credit: Shenandoah National Park/National Park Service, public domain [i].

Episode 2023-43: Pbs’73, Gramofaune, Handycat and more

October 23, 2023 Podcast
A canyon with minimal vegetation and tiny bits of snow near the valley mountain peaks. In the foreground are wild flowers and a few evergreen trees. The sky is blue.

Episode 2023-43

Playlist (as previously run on KNHC):

  • Pbs’73 – VVonderhaze
      Release: Technicolor Dreamer – EP
      Label: Magic Square Records
  • Arms and Sleepers – In the Jaws of Life
      Release: Safe Area Earth
      Label: Future Archive Recordings
  • Leon Vynehall – Movements (Chapter III)
      Release: Nothing Is Still
      Label: Ninja Tune
  • il:lo – Alma (Frameworks Remix)
      Release: Sloh Remixes – Single
      Label: Future Archive Recordings
  • Gramofaune – You Can Do Anything
      Release: ep – EP
      Label: Gramofaune
  • Handycat – White Lodge
      Release: Women Of The World Vol. 2
      Label: Inner Ocean Records
  • Birocratic – Castles in My Cup
      Release: Chillhop Essentials Spring 2016
      Label: Chillhop Music
  • Bonus Points – Nine to Five
      Release: Eventide
      Label: Bonus Points
  • Home – Oort Cloud
      Release: Odyssey
      Label: ORCHARD – Home
  • Sun Glitters – What Is It For?
      Release: Apex vs. Totality – EP
      Label: DXFXWXU Collective
  • Eagle Eyed Tiger – Frontier
      Release: On the Run
      Label: Orbital Rendezvous
  • 2814 – Arcadia
      Release: Lost Fragments
      Label: Dream Catalogue
  • Cialyn – Spread Receipt
      Release: Sour Leaves
      Label: Cialyn
  • Warm Ghost – I Will Return (Heathered Pearls’ Coasting In Circles Remix)
      Release: Loyal
      Label: Ghostly International
  • Hello Meteor – Tropikal (BONUS STAGE)
      Release: The Oahu GP
      Label: Evergreen Prefecture



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Photo: “North Fork Cascade Canyon”. Credit: Grand Teton National Park/National Park Service, public domain [i].

Episode 2023-42: Spiritual Awareness, Possums at Twilight and more

October 16, 2023 Podcast
A shady, rocky coastline, with giant sun illuminated rock formations just off the coast. The formations are shoals and small islands or rock columns called sea stacks. One sea stack has 2 trees on top of it. A light mist is in the background. The sky is a purple-blue.

Episode 2023-42

Playlist (as previously run on KNHC):

  • Chickenwizard – End Dream
      Release: Stargaze
      Label: Wizard Is a Chicken
  • A.L.I.S.O.N – Output
      Release: Signal Flow – EP
      Label: A.L.I.S.O.N
  • Hector Plimmer – Let’s Stay
      Release: Sunshine
      Label: Albert’s Favourites
  • Emancipator & 9 Theory – Bombilla
      Release: Cheeba Gold – EP
      Label: Loci Records
  • Cryptic Moses – An Island Forms
      Release: A Lake Forms – EP
      Label: darqlab_media
  • Elsa Hewitt – Moonlite
      Release: Quilt Jams
      Label: ERH
  • Arovane – Tides
      Release: Tides
      Label: Keplar
  • Slow Magic – Feel Flows (Sun Glitters Remix)
      Release: (unicode triangle) (10 Year Edition)
      Label: Slow Magic
  • London Syndrome – Roads
      Release: Obscure
      Label: London Syndrome
  • Possums at Twilight – Good Luck and Have Fun
      Release: Moments Final
      Label: MERLIN – Possums at Twilight
  • Borealism – Slide
      Release: So What’s New With You
      Label: Borealism
  • Spiritual Awareness – Zenstrumentals
      Release: Meditation in Motion:Mindfulness Sessions In Discovery
      Label: Spiritual Awareness
  • Takeleave – Sabado
      Release: Belonging
      Label: Project Mooncircle
  • TheNoiseMachine – Ice Formations
      Release: Midnight Musings – EP
      Label: 2750455 Records DK



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Photo: “Olympic Coast Sea Stacks”. Credit: Olympic National Park/National Park Service, public domain [i].

Episode 2023-41: Virtual Cat, leafmold, Sun Glitters and more

October 9, 2023 Podcast
A close up of a bee on a flower. The flower has white petals with a yellow style. The bee is black with a yellow upper torso, and is fussy. The background is out of focus, but is green from the foliage.

Episode 2023-41

Playlist (as previously run on KNHC):

  • leafmold – Prickly Pear
      Release: Palms
      Label: Sleepdance Records
  • Bad Snacks – Virgo
      Release: Virgo – Single
      Label: Bad Snacks LLC
  • Tycho – A Circular Reeducation
      Release: Past Is Prologue
      Label: ISO50 Records
  • Sun Glitters – What Is It For?
      Release: Apex vs. Totality – EP
      Label: DXFXWXU Collective
  • Pbs’73 – Public Television
      Release: Viewers Like You
      Label: Magic Square Records
  • Vanilla – Fuji
      Release: Origin
      Label: VinDig
  • Arms and Sleepers – Disintegrating In Your Soul (Crookram Remix)
      Release: Former Kingdoms Remixed
      Label: DXFXWXU Collective
  • Teebs – Mirror Memory
      Release: Anicca
      Label: Brainfeeder
  • Ruck P – Rise Up
      Release: Hip Dozer Vol. 1
      Label: Hip Dozer
  • Emancipator – Dodo
      Release: Mountain of Memory
      Label: Loci Records
  • Sinh – Early Spring (feat. Masego)
      Release: Early Spring (feat. Masego) – Single
      Label: 695094 Records DK
  • Evan Geesman – Timido
      Release: Lengua
      Label: Ubiquity Records
  • Monster Rally – Orchids
      Release: Return to Paradise
      Label: Monster Rally
  • Birocratic – Boys’ Bop
      Release: Boys’ Bop – Single
      Label: Chillhop Music
  • Home – Oort Cloud
      Release: Odyssey
      Label: Home
  • Virtual Cat – Hydrangea
      Release: June Cat
      Label: Ikimono Records



Hosted by Seth.

Photo: “Narcissus Papyraceus, Paper Whites with Bee”. Credit: Natchez National Historical Park/National Park Service, public domain [i].

Episode 2023-40: Lusine, Planet Boelex and more

October 2, 2023 Podcast
A mid-sized creek flowing down the grassy and hilly side of a large mountain. The creek has rocks in it, and small waterfalls that form as a result of the rocks and elevation decrease. The land surrounding the creek is covered by short shrubbery that is green and yellow. There are sparsely located evergreen trees. In the background is a ridge obscured by mist or fog.

Episode 2023-40

Playlist (as previously run on KNHC):

  • Reside in Flames – Sinclair Our Flight Has Arrived
      Release: Sundials Telescopes – EP
      Label: 3193825 Records DK
  • Hotel Pools & Forhill – Descent
      Release: Stratford Ct. Secret Selection #31 – 40
      Label: Stratford Ct.
  • Jon Hopkins – Immunity
      Release: Immunity
      Label: Domino Recording Co
  • Possums at Twilight – Awake
      Release: Interobject
      Label: Possums at Twilight
  • Casino Versus Japan – Marilyn Set Me Free
      Release: Hitori + Kaiso (1998 – 2001)
      Label: Attacknine Records
  • Sun Glitters – Feel It (feat. Suzy Q. Smith)
      Release: Everything Could Be Fine
      Label: Sun Glitters
  • Brothomstates – Mdrmx
      Release: Claro
      Label: Warp Records
  • Spring In A Small Town – Compassion
      Release: Spring in a Small Town
      Label: flau
  • Teen Daze – Apricot Sunset (A Void)
      Release: Pure Water (Inspired by ‘The Outlaw Ocean’ a book by Ian Urbina)
      Label: Synesthesia Media
  • Terekke – Need U
      Release: Plant Age
      Label: L.I.E.S.
  • Warm Ghost – I Will Return (Heathered Pearls’ Coasting In Circles Remix)
      Release: Loyal
      Label: Ghostly International
  • Lusine – Rafters
      Release: Long Light
      Label: Ghostly International
  • Lord Of The Isles – Waiting in Arisaig
      Release: Whities 029 – EP
      Label: AD 93
  • Astropilot & Althai – Ai-Petri
      Release: Diary of a Restless Mind (Extended Version)
      Label: AstroPilot Music
  • Planet Boelex – Upset Hexadecimal
      Release: Approach
      Label: Planet Boelex



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Photo: “Edith Creek in Autumn”. Credit: Mount Rainier National Park/National Park Service, public domain [i].

Episode 2023-39: Birocratic & G Mills, Sun Glitters, Frequency Control Centre and more

September 25, 2023 Podcast
Trees with golden leaves line a quiet stream. The stream has rocks in it. The surrounding landscape is rocky.

Episode 2023-39

Playlist (as previously run on KNHC):

  • A Vision of Panorama – Mediterranean Tribal
      Release: Sentimental Coast – EP
      Label: Cala Tarida Musica
  • Monster Rally – Full Sail
      Release: Mystery Cove
      Label: Monster Rally
  • Birocratic & G Mills – Delivery Pizza
      Release: Ninety-Nine
      Label: Decatur Boiz
  • Sun Glitters – What Is It For?
      Release: Totality – Single
      Label: DXFXWXU Collective
  • Lusine – Rafters
      Release: Long Light
      Label: Ghostly International
  • Manatee Commune – Cast
      Release: Cast – Single
      Label: Bastard Jazz Recordings
  • Blackbird Belle – Royal Blues
      Release: Celestial Nighthawk
      Label: Inner Ocean Records
  • Teebs – While You Dooooo (Extended)
      Release: Collections 01
      Label: Brainfeeder
  • firephly – Know What I Need
      Release: Safe In Sound
      Label: 591184 Records DK2
  • Nightflyer – Monuments
      Release: Monuments – Single
      Label: Nightflyer
  • Borealism – Slide
      Release: So What’s New With You?
      Label: Borealism
  • Frequency Control Centre – Kaleidophone
      Release: Analogs of Traces
      Label: Audionautic Records
  • Thrupence – Winston
      Release: Voyages
      Label: Jack Vanzet
  • Telefon Tel Aviv – Lotus Above Water
      Release: Fahrenheit Fair Enough
      Label: Ghostly International
  • Tycho – Past Is Prologue
      Release: Past Is Prologue
      Label: Ghostly International


  • Hosted by Seth.

    Photo: “Autumn – Golden Colors Reflected in Stream”. Credit: Great Smoky Mountains National Park/National Park Service, public domain [i].

    About Café Chill

    Café Chill is Public Radio's human curated chill mix, produced by KNHC Productions in Seattle, WA.
    • Host & Curator: Seth B.
    • Manager: Richard J Dalton
    Café Chill is funded in part by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

    About The Curator/Host

    Seth  has been involved in the Pacific Northwest electronic music scene for years, as a member of Go Periscope and several other projects. In 2015, he became part of the Café Chill team, taking hosting and curation duties.