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Episode 2024-25: Rejoicer, Affelaye and more

June 17, 2024 Podcast
A clear pool of water inside a cave. A single drop disrupts the still surface, creating ripples. The bottom of the pool is covered in sediment and surrounded by brownish cave walls.

Episode 2024-25

Playlist (as aired):

• Chemtrails – Pastel Eyes
  Release: Vivid Yet Just Beyond Tangible
  Label: SVNSET WAVES

• Edamame – Periderm
  Release: Periderm
  Label: Abandon Building Records

• Rejoicer – Graveyard Party
  Release: This Is Reasonable
  Label: Circus Company

• Pacific Coliseum – Home
  Release: Blue Universe
  Label: MERLIN – Coastal Haze

• D.K. – Juicy
  Release: Drop
  Label: BELIEVE – Antinote

• Session Victim – Am Continental
  Release: Basic Instinct – EP
  Label: Rhythm Section International

• Marcel Everett – Caged In
  Release: (II)
  Label: Marcel Everett

• Visitors – Triple Life
  Release: Triple Life – Single
  Label: 4361593 Records DK

• Affelaye – Parhelion
  Release: The Swim – EP
  Label: Bad Taste

• t.quoise – D I S S O l v E
  Release: Life in Reverse
  Label: Soundsphere

• Arms and Sleepers – Fathers and Sons
  Release: What Tomorrow Brings
  Label: Pelagic Records

• Pablo Bolivar & Sensual Physics – Backen Punch
  Release: Details Am Rande
  Label: Seven Villas

• Tycho – PBS
  Release: Past Is Prologue
  Label: Ghostly International

• Helios and Hollie Kennif – Wild Light
  Release: Wild Light – Single
  Label: Helios and Hollie Kennif

• Virtual Cat – Cat looking forward to summer
  Release: June Cat
  Label: Ikimono Records



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Photo: “Water Drops Into A Cave Pool”. Credit: Oregon Caves National Monument and Preserve/National Park Service, public domain [i].

Episode 2024-15: Avocado Combat, Kalaido and more

April 8, 2024 Podcast
A white flowering rhododendron bush with green leaves. Sunlight dapples the leaves, and a blurred evergreen forest fills the background.

Episode 2024-15

Playlist (as previously run on KNHC):

• A L E X – Cube
  Release: Beatsupply: Crate02 – EP
  Label: Beatsupply

• Peter Bark – Hidden Trails
  Release: Empty Rooms
  Label: Inner Ocean Records

• Segue – West Coast Rain
  Release: Pacifica
  Label: 1468568 Records DK

• Panda Coast – Shiloh
  Release: Something to Hold Onto
  Label: 691237 Records DK

• Ethan Wilson – World Lines
  Release: Relativity – EP
  Label: SVNSET WAVES

• Kalaido – Mist Over a Pond
  Release: View Through the Mist – EP
  Label: Hip Dozer

• Avocado Combat – Homecoming
  Release: S.U.R.F.!
  Label: Avocado Combat

• SwuM & Delayde – Motions
  Release: Chillhop Essentials Spring 2021
  Label: Chillhop Music

• Moshun – Strawberry Cheesecake
  Release: Emotions
  Label: Moshun Sound

• Jinsang – In the Rain
  Release: Drafts // Concepts Vol.1 – EP
  Label: 1302675 Records DK

• Lone – Jaded
  Release: Reality Testing
  Label: R&S Records

• D.K. – High on the Sea
  Release: Island of Dreams
  Label: Antinote

• Space Ghost – 4 Am
  Release: 4 Am – Single
  Label: Tartelet Records

• Uinta – Taw
  Release: Sweetest
  Label: mind.slave

• Teen Daze – Looking West
  Release: Late Summer Compilation Vol.10 (Part II)
  Label: LAGASTA



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Photo: “White Rhododendron”. Credit: Mount Rainier National Park/National Park Service, public domain [i].

Episode 2024-04: Qaett, Helios and more

January 22, 2024 Podcast
On a cold, wintry December afternoon there is a white sky with wintry trees in the background and poles in the foreground.

Episode 2024-04

Playlist (as previously run on KNHC):

  • Shigeto – Lineage
      Release: Lineage
      Label: Ghostly International
  • Sundrenched – Down Moon
      Release: The Sundrenched Lofi Guitar Ensemble Vol. 4
      Label: Dust-Tone
  • Qaett – Along the Shore
      Release: Warm Reminders
      Label: Fedbymachines Audio
  • Space Ghost – 4 Am
      Release: 4 Am – Single
      Label: Tartelet Records
  • Horizon Fire – Asimov
      Release: Earthlight
      Label: DistroKid.com 579457
  • D.K. – Juicy
      Release: Drop
      Label: BELIEVE – Antinote
  • Eric Hadley – Trembling Sound
      Release: The Passerine Tapes – EP
      Label: 1442394 Records DK
  • Count.00 – Wanderer
      Release: Positive Delay – EP
      Label: Sauce of Life
  • Yppah – R. Mullen
      Release: Eighty One (Bonus Track Version)
      Label: Ninja Tune
  • monoscape – Elysian Valley
      Release: Worldview
      Label: monoscape
  • Virtual Cat – Hydrangea
      Release: June Cat
      Label: Ikimono Records
  • Helios – Well Within
      Release: Espera
      Label: Ghostly International
  • Andy Leech – Thinking of You
      Release: Thinking of You – Single
      Label: 668939 Records DK
  • AWITW – Through Memories
      Release: Inside World
      Label: Golden Forest Records
  • Monster Rally – Tropical Showers
      Release: Return to Paradise
      Label: Monster Rally



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Photo: “Winter Sky at Borgensdorf Ferry”. Credit: Darius Doom Scott, Conningsby, Stuffy Land, Borgensdorf Ferry, December 9, 2023. Used by permission.

Episode 2024-02: Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith, Florida Skyline, AWITW and more

January 8, 2024 Podcast
In the foreground is a lake with calm blue waters. The shore of the lake is forested, mostly with evergreen trees. In the background are tall mountains, the ones the furthest away are snow covered. The sky is blue with a three-quarter moon showing in the daylight.

Episode 2024-02

Playlist (as previously run on KNHC):

  • Virtual Cat – Cat looking forward to summer
      Release: June Cat
      Label: Ikimono Records
  • Sundrenched – Flyby
      Release: SVMMER SVN vol. 7
      Label: SVNSET WAVES
  • Soosh – Always (Shigeto Remix)
      Release: Always (Shigeto Remix)
      Label: Soosh
  • Leon Vynehall – Movements (Chapter III)
      Release: Nothing Is Still
      Label: Ninja Tune
  • Swimming TV – With You
      Release: Raindance – EP
      Label: Cosmonostro
  • Creme – Keep On
      Release: Close Up
      Label: Alpha Pup
  • Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith – Mt Baker
      Release: @0 EP1
      Label: MERLIN – Ahead Of Our Time
  • Manatee Commune – Routine
      Release: Brush
      Label: Record Union
  • Vanilla – Gigi
      Release: Origin
      Label: VinDig
  • D.K. – Juicy
      Release: Drop
      Label: BELIEVE – Antinote
  • Florida Skyline – Let’s Go Home Now
      Release: Anesthesia
      Label: Midwest Collective
  • AWITW – The Mist
      Release: Inside World
      Label: Golden Forest Records
  • Horizon Fire – Asimov
      Release: Earthlight
      Label: DistroKid.com 579457
  • Jon Hopkins – Immunity
      Release: Immunity
      Label: MERLIN – Domino Recording Co



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Photo: “Beautiful Alaskan views from a Dry Bay lodge”. Credit: Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve/National Park Service, public domain [i].

Episode 2023-37: Jinx, Gaussian Curve, Janelle Costa and more

September 11, 2023 Podcast
A high rocky cliff with trees in front of it. The trees are autumn colors, including orange, yellow, red and green. On top of the cliff are some trees in which you can only see the shape of. The sky is blue. The cliff is approximately 35 feet feet higher than the tree line below.

Episode 2023-37

Playlist (as previously run on KNHC):

  • do_tell – the gate
      Release: radicle [tape]
      Label: do_tell
  • RRAREBEAR – Ginger
      Release: Relief
      Label: RRAREBEAR
  • Hector Plimmer – Let’s Stay
      Release: Sunshine
      Label: Albert’s Favourites
  • Hu – North
      Release: Navigate – EP
      Label: anon recordings
  • Pablo Bolivar – Fuse
      Release: Framework of a Dream
      Label: Seven Villas
  • Gaussian Curve – Broken Clouds
      Release: Clouds
      Label: Music From Memory
  • Tycho – From Home
      Release: Past Is Prologue
      Label: ISO50 Records
  • D.K. – Juicy
      Release: Drop
      Label: BELIEVE – Antinote
  • Jinx – Solace (Bonus) [Nightflyer Chill Mix]
      Release: Solace (Nightflyer Mix) – Single
      Label: Nightflyer
  • Janelle Costa – Rain
      Release: My Kinda Flower – EP
      Label: Janelle Costa Music
  • Matrixxman – Annika’s Theme
      Release: Homesick
      Label: Ghostly International
  • Heathered Pearls – Perfume Catalogue
      Release: Body Complex
      Label: Ghostly International
  • Boards of Canada – Peacock Tail
      Release: The Campfire Headphase
      Label: Warp Records
  • Pbs’73 – Kaleidosphere
      Release: Viewers Like You
      Label: Magic Square Records



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Photo: “Autumn Splendor”. Credit: Obed Wild and Scenic River/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.