Podcast

Episode 2023-31: Virtual Cat, Catching Flies, Eagle Eyed Tiger and more

July 31, 2023 Podcast
A field of wildflowers. In the foreground are green, leafy plants with a few purple bushy flowers. Behind that is the rest of the field, with blue grass-like plants. A dark tree-line is in the background. A sliver of very light blue sky can be seen.

Episode 2023-31

Playlist (as previously run on KNHC):

  • Memorex Memories – There Is an Eternal Summer in a Grateful Heart
      Release: The Life of Riley
      Label: Stratford Ct.
  • CRAETION – Beachside
      Release: SVMMER SVN vol. 5
      Label: SVNSET WAVES
  • Terekke – Jqm
      Release: Plant Age
      Label: L.I.E.S.
  • Jack Wilbs – Water
      Release: Water
      Label: Jack Wilbs
  • Teen Daze – Looking West
      Release: Late Summer Compilation Vol.10 (Part II)
      Label: LAGASTA
  • Eagle Eyed Tiger – Protocol
      Release: SVMMER SVN vol. 7
      Label: SVNSET WAVES
  • Catching Flies – Komorebi
      Release: Silver Linings
      Label: Indigo Soul
  • Emancipator & 9 Theory – Tangerine Sour
      Release: A Thousand Clouds – EP
      Label: Loci Records
  • Letherette – Sun Up
      Release: Brown Lounge Vol. 5
      Label: Wulf
  • Monster Rally – Grassy Crystals
      Release: Botanica Dream
      Label: Monster Rally
  • Monster Rally – Escape to the Cloud Forest (Along the River)
      Release: Escape to the Cloud Forest – Single
      Label: Monster Rally
  • Swimming TV – Shaman
      Release: Raindance – EP
      Label: Cosmonostro
  • Virtual Cat – Hydrangea
      Release: June Cat
      Label: Ikimono Records
  • Elsa Hewitt – Tiny Dancer
      Release: Citrus Paradisi
      Label: ERH
  • Tomas Novoa – Tundra
      Release: Espacio Negativo
      Label: 803651 Records DK



Hosted by Seth.

Photo: “Late Summer Wildflowers”. Credit: Homestead National Historical Park / National Park Service, public domain [i].

Episode 2023-30: G Mills & Birocratic, Nightflyer, Frequency Control Centre and more

July 24, 2023 Podcast
A creek with water running toward the camera's perspective. The sunset is occurring towards the direction of the head of the creek. The creek has many rocks in it, make the water run as rapid. The land area around is grassy with trees that are filtering the sunset. The sun is bright yellow and reflects on the rapids.

Episode 2023-30

Playlist (as previously run on KNHC):

  • Gold Panda – Swimmer
      Release: The Work
      Label: City Slang
  • Ian Aisling – Turbulence
      Release: Finally
      Label: MERLIN
  • G Mills & Birocratic – Delivery Pizza
      Release: Delivery Pizza – Single
      Label: Decatur Boiz
  • Lifeformed – Cider Time
      Release: Fastfall (Dustforce Original Game Soundtrack)
      Label: LOOPDISK
  • Lusine – Just a Cloud (feat. Vilja Larjosto)
      Release: Sensorimotor
      Label: Ghostly International
  • Fujii – Colour Storm
      Release: EP-Tape1 – EP
      Label: -AVERSIAC-
  • Blackbird Belle – Royal Blues
      Release: Celestial Nighthawk
      Label: Inner Ocean Records
  • Teebs – While You Dooooo (Extended)
      Release: Collections 01
      Label: Brainfeeder
  • Boards of Canada – Turquoise Hexagon Sun
      Release: Music Has the Right to Children
      Label: Warp Records
  • Nightflyer – Monuments
      Release: Monuments – Single
      Label: Nightflyer
  • Arms and Sleepers – Greetings from Tokyo
      Release: Black Paris 86 (15th Anniversary Edition)
      Label: Arms and Sleepers
  • 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



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Photo: “Pipestone Creek at Sunrise”. Credit: Pipestone National Monument/National Park Service, public domain [i].

Episode 2023-29: Chickenwizard, slowgramming, Rosentwig and more

July 17, 2023 Podcast
A river with water moving rapidly through a rocky landscape, creating white rapids. Other than the rapids, the water is blue. The rocks are brown and shiny from the mist of the water. In the background is a hillside with green trees. The sky is clear and blue.

Episode 2023-29

Playlist (as previously run on KNHC):

  • slowgramming – can you don’t
      Release: are we there yet
      Label: slowgramming
  • Chickenwizard – End Dream
      Release: Stargaze
      Label: Wizard Is a Chicken
  • RUMTUM – Coastal Ruins
      Release: Isles in Indigo
      Label: Bastard Jazz Recordings
  • Boards of Canada – Left Side Drive
      Release: Trans Canada Highway – EP
      Label: Warp Records
  • Ethan Wilson – World Lines
      Release: Relativity – EP
      Label: SVNSET WAVES
  • Dillard – Regeneration
      Release: Palm Skyline
      Label: SVNSET WAVES
  • Imagined Herbal Flows – Evolve
      Release: Departure – EP
      Label: Seeking Blue
  • Rosentwig – Dawsonia
      Release: Dawsonia – Single
      Label: 904678 Records DK
  • Space Ghost – 4 Am
      Release: 4 Am – Single
      Label: Tartelet Records
  • Hello Meteor – Charcoal and Ash
      Release: The Coastal Obscure
      Label: Evergreen Prefecture
  • Freud – Faux Pas
      Release: Velvet Dance – EP
      Label: Substruct Audio
  • Feverkin – Silhouette
      Release: Silhouette – Single
      Label: 559975 Records DK2
  • Chris LaRue – Wool Socks
      Release: Lo-Fi Meditations – EP
      Label: Evergreen Prefecture
  • il:lo – Reine (feat. Brain Blake)
      Release: Places – EP
      Label: Nettwerk Music Group



Hosted by Seth.

Photo: “Angel Falls Rapids”. Credit: Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area/National Park Service, public domain [i].

Episode 2023-28: Shatter Hands, Koresma & Koala Karlous, Frequency Control Centre and more

July 10, 2023 Podcast
The sun is setting behind a ridge of mountains. In the foreground is the edge of a cliff exposing the jagged, but beautiful landscape below. Another range of mountains falls between the cliff and the ridge with the sunset. The landscape is orange, and the sky is shades of green and purple, with a yellow and orange sunset.

Episode 2023-28

Playlist (as previously run on KNHC):

  • Tobias – Laputa
      Release: Laputa – Single
      Label: Tobias
  • Emancipator – Waxin
      Release: Mountain of Memory
      Label: Loci Records
  • Koresma & Koala Karlous – All Turn to One
      Release: All Turn to One – Single
      Label: Koresma
  • Psalm Trees & Guillaume Muschalle – Days Go By (ft. Julien Brunard)
      Release: Chillhop Essentials Spring 2021
      Label: Chillhop Records
  • Ian Aisling – Turbulence
      Release: Finally
      Label: MERLIN – Independent
  • Laflamme – Crystal Sky
      Release: Helen
      Label: LaFlamme
  • Chrome Sparks – <3 & Soul
      Release: My <3
      Label: Chrome Sparks
  • Shatter Hands – Singlespeed
      Release: Land Fly
      Label: Urban Waves Records
  • FadedAeon – Out to Sea
      Release: Aqueous Anemoia
      Label: 1216998 Records DK2
  • Prismic Delight – Bridge Sessions
      Release: Mystical Volume I
      Label: Optimystic Records
  • fr√it – Prism
      Release: Prism – EP
      Label: Alpha Pup
  • Lusine Icl – Jetstream
      Release: Language Barrier
      Label: Hymen Records
  • Frequency Control Centre – Kaleidophone
      Release: Analogs of Traces
      Label: Audionautic Records
  • Bad Snacks – Drift
      Release: Bathtub Bumps
      Label: Bad Snacks LLC



Hosted by Seth.

Photo: “Sunset over Cedar Breaks”. Credit: Cedar Breaks National Monument/National Park Service, public domain [i].

Episode 2023-27: leafmold, BeachesBeaches, FTP and more

July 3, 2023 Podcast
View of a canyon extending to the horizon. The canyon is shaded with sunlight reaching the peaks of the mountains within the canyon. In the foreground is the shaded edge of a cliff. The sky is blue with some white clouds on the horizon.

Episode 2023-27

Playlist (as previously run on KNHC):

  • Bowcraft – Cicada
      Release: Many Distant Cities
      Label: 1469535 Records DK
  • Monster Rally – El Retorno
      Release: Return to Paradise
      Label: Monster Rally
  • Flamingosis – Future Lounge (feat. A Sol Mechanic)
      Release: Kahunastyle
      Label: Kahuna Style
  • Hello Meteor – The Tropic Sport Lounge
      Release: The Oahu GP
      Label: Evergreen Prefecture
  • Hotel Pools – Distance (feat. Memorex Memories)
      Release: Distance – Single
      Label: Lofi Records
  • X3SR – Farewell
      Release: Sublimation
      Label: X3SR
  • FTP – sometimes i sit alone (slowgramming remix)
      Release: are we there yet
      Label: slowgramming
  • leafmold – Pacific
      Release: Palms
      Label: Sleepdance Records
  • Richard Alfaro – Alone
      Release: Refract
      Label: Richard Alfaro
  • Tycho – Dictaphone’s Lament
      Release: Past Is Prologue
      Label: Ghostly International
  • System – Manarola
      Release: Common Water – EP
      Label: 949877 Records DK2
  • C418 & Kuabee – Tingle
      Release: Excursions
      Label: C418
  • Ethan Wilson – World Lines
      Release: Relativity – EP
      Label: SVNSET WAVES
  • BeachesBeaches – I Know There’s An Answer (BeachesBeaches Edit)
      Release: I Know There’s An Answer – (BeachesBeaches Edit)
      Label: BeachesBeaches



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Photo: “South Rim Village Sunset”. Credit: Grand Canyon National Park/National Park Service, public domain [i].

Episode 2023-26: Treetalking, Stumbleine, Maluca and more

June 26, 2023 Podcast
And sand-covered cliff edge with deciduous trees. The cliff is overlooking a large lake that is deep blue. The sky in the background is blue. There is some haze in the distance.

Episode 2023-26

Playlist (as previously run on KNHC):

  • Slow Magic – Sorry Safari
      Release: Triangle
      Label: Slow Magic
  • Arms and Sleepers – Greetings from Tokyo
      Release: Black Paris 86 (15th Anniversary Edition)
      Label: Arms and Sleepers
  • Le Caire – Selfless
      Release: Stratford Ct. Secret Selection 51 to 60
      Label: Stratford Ct.
  • Polygrim – Ever So Slightly
      Release: SVMMER SVN vol. 5
      Label: SVNSET WAVES
  • Orange Crush – Invocation
      Release: Autumn Reflections
      Label: Orange Crush
  • Treetalking – Move With Purpose
      Release: The Unknown
      Label: SXN
  • Chrome Sparks – Your Planet
      Release: Sparks – EP
      Label: Future Classic
  • Tycho – A Circular Reeducation
      Release: Past Is Prologue
      Label: ISO50 Records
  • Geotic – Accept
      Release: To Not Now Nor To Ever Despair
      Label: Basement’s Basement
  • Gold Panda – New Days
      Release: The Work
      Label: City Slang
  • Letherette – Sun Up
      Release: Brown Lounge Vol. 5
      Label: Wulf
  • Stumbleine – Ember
      Release: Ghosting
      Label: Stumbleine
  • Maluca – I Couldn’t Leave You
      Release: I Couldn’t Leave You – Single
      Label: Maluca



Hosted by Seth.

Photo: “Pyramid Point”. Credit: Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore/National Park Service, public domain [i].

Episode 2023-25: do_tell, A.L.I.S.O.N & Hotel Pools, and more

June 19, 2023 Podcast
The outline of a backlit mountain. In the background is a colorful sky, illuminated by bright pink, yellow and purple clouds at sunset.

Episode 2023-25

Playlist (as previously run on KNHC):

  • do_tell – dream in color
      Release: radicle [tape]
      Label: do_tell
  • Gold Panda – Pink and Green
      Release: Good Luck and Do Your Best
      Label: City Slang
  • Yppah – Shot into the Sun
      Release: Sunset in the Deep End
      Label: Future Archive Recordings
  • Elsa Hewitt – Inhaler
      Release: Lupa
      Label: ERH
  • A.L.I.S.O.N & Hotel Pools – Lifted
      Release: Ultrasound
      Label: Tone Tree Music / Wild Nature / Stratford Ct.
  • Aphex Twin – Alberto Balsam
      Release: …I Care Because You Do
      Label: Warp Records
  • Sun Glitters – Somewhere Nowhere
      Release: It Took Me a While / Somewhere Nowhere – Single
      Label: DXFXWXU Collective
  • Emancipator & 9 Theory – Tangerine Sour
      Release: A Thousand Clouds – EP
      Label: Loci Records
  • Komodo – Concept 11
      Release: Still Life
      Label: Points Records
  • King Shi – Father’s Love
      Release: Jupiter Blues
      Label: Tekhedz and Millennium Jazz Music
  • Teen Daze – Modern Compromise
      Release: Modern Compromise – Single
      Label: Flora
  • Almanacs – Coyote Blanco
      Release: Spirits of the River
      Label: Mystery Circles
  • Richard Alfaro – Alone
      Release: Refract
      Label: Richard Alfaro



Hosted by Seth.

Photo: “Sunrise at Sunset Crater Volcano”. Credit: Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument/National Park Service, public domain [i].

Episode 2023-24: leafmold, Nightflyer, Fujii and more

June 12, 2023 Podcast
Icicles in the foreground with a waterfall in the background. The ice and water have a blue tint to them.

Episode 2023-24

Playlist (as previously run on KNHC):

  • Shigeto – Safe in Here
      Release: No Better Time Than Now
      Label: Ghostly International
  • Sundrenched – Flyby
      Release: SVMMER SVN vol. 7
      Label: SVNSET WAVES
  • leafmold – Culdesacs
      Release: Palms
      Label: Sleepdance Records
  • Nightflyer – Awakening
      Release: Monuments – Single
      Label: Nightflyer
  • Fujii – Long Nights
      Release: Spirit Anthem
      Label: Puget Sound Collective
  • Tobias – Shiver
      Release: Shiver – Single
      Label: Tobias
  • Rosentwig – Dawsonia
      Release: Dawsonia – Single
      Label: 904678 Records DK
  • Koresma – Northern Lights
      Release: Compass
      Label: Koresma
  • Yppah – Shot into the Sun
      Release: Sunset in the Deep End
      Label: Future Archive Recordings
  • Ta-Ku – Long Time No See (Ekali Remix)
      Release: Long Time No See (Ekali Remix)
      Label: Fool’s Gold Records
  • Jinx – Solace (Bonus) [Nightflyer Chill Mix]
      Release: Solace (Nightflyer Mix) – Single
      Label: Nightflyer
  • Lyli J – Lunari
      Release: Lunari – EP
      Label: Monoke Records
  • gonima – Warm Season
      Release: Strands
      Label: SVNSET WAVES
  • VIQ – Journey
      Release: Last Path
      Label: VIQ



Hosted by Seth.

Photo: “Cascade in Winter”. Credit: Shenandoah National Park/National Park Service, public domain [i].

Episode 2023-23: Flamingosis & The Kount, Astropilot and more

June 5, 2023 Podcast
Florescent green aurora bands in a dark blue sky above a melting snowy polar landscape.

Episode 2023-23

Playlist (as previously run on KNHC):

  • Possums at Twilight – Moments of Isolation
      Release: Herichor
      Label: Possums at Twilight
  • Flamingosis & The Kount – Rhythm Ritual
      Release: Maniacs!
      Label: Flamingosis & The Kount
  • Fujii – Familiar Faces
      Release: Spirit Anthem
      Label: Puget Sound Collective
  • Rosentwig – Dawsonia
      Release: Dawsonia – Single
      Label: Rosentwig
  • Seemio – Untitled I
      Release: Untitled – Single
      Label: Seemio Music
  • Invisible Pyramids – black desert
      Release: Possession Volume 2
      Label: 1216142 Records DK
  • Astropilot – Tenderness (Revisited)
      Release: Tenderness – Single
      Label: AstroPilot Music
  • MossGatherer – Standing Right There
      Release: Out There – EP
      Label: XVI Records
  • Rykard – North Cormorant Obscurity
      Release: Arrive The Radio Beacon
      Label: Hunya Munya Records
  • Xky – Shapes
      Release: Mercury EP
      Label: Xky Music
  • Tomas Novoa – Tundra
      Release: Espacio Negativo – EP
      Label: Tomas Novoa
  • Koresma – Free (Marley Carroll Remix)
      Release: North Remixes – EP
      Label: Koresma
  • Headstreams – Worlds
      Release: Worlds – Single
      Label: AURA
  • A.L.I.S.O.N – Pink Cloud Days
      Release: Sunshine Girl – Single
      Label: A.L.I.S.O.N
  • Teebs – NES
      Release: Did It Again – Single
      Label: Brainfeeder



Hosted by Seth.

Photo: “Aurora Borealis at the Park”. Credit: Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve/National Park Service, public domain [i].

Episode 2023-22: Rosentwig, Ethan Wilson and more

May 29, 2023 Podcast
A body of water at dusk or dawn, with mountains jetting out of the water, forming islands or peninsulas. The sky is light purple and there is a light mist.

Episode 2023-22

Playlist (as previously run on KNHC):

  • Gloamie – Sookie
      Release: Sookie – Single
      Label: Inner Ocean Records
  • SwuM – If I Leave
      Release: Chillhop Essentials Winter 2019
      Label: Chillhop Music
  • RUMTUM – Coastal Ruins
      Release: Isles in Indigo
      Label: Bastard Jazz Recordings
  • Blackboxx – Stranded Under Sunsets
      Release: Seablushed – EP
      Label: Slime
  • Ethan Wilson – World Lines
      Release: Relativity – EP
      Label: SVNSET WAVES
  • Dillard – Regeneration
      Release: Palm Skyline
      Label: SVNSET WAVES
  • Imagined Herbal Flows – Evolve
      Release: Departure – EP
      Label: Seeking Blue
  • Rosentwig – Dawsonia
      Release: Dawsonia – Single
      Label: Rosentwig
  • Emancipator – Goodness
      Release: Baralku
      Label: Loci Records
  • Hello Meteor – Charcoal and Ash
      Release: The Coastal Obscure
      Label: Evergreen Prefecture
  • Freud – Faux Pas
      Release: Velvet Dance – EP
      Label: Substruct Audio
  • Feverkin – Silhouette
      Release: Silhouette – Single
      Label: 559975 Records DK2
  • Chris LaRue – Wool Socks
      Release: Lo-Fi Meditations
      Label: Evergreen Prefecture
  • il:lo – Reine (feat. Brain Blake)
      Release: Places – EP
      Label: Nettwerk Music Group



Hosted by Seth.

Photo: “Ofu Lagoon”. Credit: National Park of American Samoa/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.