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Episode 2024-16: Helios & Hollie Kennif, Naia Spira and more

April 15, 2024 Podcast
Dramatic landscape with sharply eroded cliffs and pointed rock formations, some in shadow. The foreground is covered in tall grass. A clear blue sky with patches of white, fluffy clouds completes the scene.

Episode 2024-16

Playlist (as previously run on KNHC):

• Birocratic, Brock Berrigan, iamalex & Philanthrope – Brockoli
  Release: Chillhop Essentials Spring 2021
  Label: Chillhop Music

• Peter Bark – Golden Hour
  Release: Empty Rooms
  Label: Inner Ocean Records

• Feverkin – Eternal Ascent pt. I (feat. Na√Øa Spiral)
  Release: Eternal Ascent (Original Soundtrack) – EP
  Label: 559975 Records DK2

• Hello Meteor – Heated Seats
  Release: Community Broadcasting
  Label: Evergreen Prefecture

• Forteba – Collective Flora
  Release: Collective Flora – Single
  Label: Midnight Fashion

• Bad Snacks – Settle In
  Release: Bathtub Bumps
  Label: Nettwerk Music Group

• Manatee Commune – Island
  Release: Brush
  Label: Record Union

• Volo – Wild Mind
  Release: Wild Mind – EP
  Label: Vibecast

• Zane Alexander – End of Eons
  Release: End of Eons – Single
  Label: Zane Alexander

• YOUTH 83 & Forhill – Currents
  Release: Currents – Single
  Label: YOUTH 83

• Chemtrails – Hoverpad
  Release: SVMMER SVN vol. 7
  Label: SVNSET WAVES

• Helios and Hollie Kennif – Slow Motion Dream
  Release: Slow Motion Dream – Single
  Label: Unseen

• RUMTUM – Shade Fader
  Release: Isles in Indigo
  Label: Bastard Jazz Recordings

• Yu-Utsu – Clear
  Release: Yu-Utsu
  Label: Midwest Collective

• cerulean – Imagine
  Release: Imagine – Single
  Label: 1369135 Records DK

• Monster Rally – Baja Samba
  Release: Return to Paradise
  Label: Monster Rally



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Photo: “Badlands Shadows @ Badlands National Park”. Credit: Shaina Niehans, National Park Service, public domain [i].

Episode 2024-14: Sweatson Klank, Sun Glitters, Feverkin and more

April 1, 2024 Podcast
Sunlight filters through the verdant foliage of a rainforest teeming with ferns and draped in emerald moss.

Episode 2024-14

Playlist:

• Borealism – Slide
  Release: So, What’s New With You?
  Label: Borealism

• Sov & Leaf Beach – Tokismokey
  Release: Tokismokey – Single
  Label: Self Released

• Feverkin – Eternal Ascent pt. I (feat. Na√Øa Spiral)
  Release: Eternal Ascent (Original Soundtrack) – EP
  Label: 559975 Records DK2

• il:lo – Vega
  Release: Vega
  Label: Nettwerk Music Group

• Padma Purana – Faust
  Release: Departure – Single
  Label: Padma Purana

• Monster Rally – El Retorno
  Release: Return to Paradise
  Label: Monster Rally

• Gold Panda – New Days
  Release: The Work
  Label: City Slang

• Orange Crush – Invocation
  Release: Autumn Reflections
  Label: Orange Crush

• Sun Glitters – Ocean Views
  Release: Ocean Views – EP
  Label: DXFXWXU Collective

• Thrupence – Winston
  Release: Voyages
  Label: Jack Vanzet

• RUMTUM – Chroma Bloom
  Release: Chroma Bloom – Single
  Label: Tropic Tone

• Sweatson Klank – Summer Chronicles
  Release: Embers – EP
  Label: Friends Of Friends

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

• Vanilla – Fuji
  Release: Origin
  Label: VinDig

• Esbe – Darling (Remastered)
  Release: Bloomsday (Remastered)
  Label: Cold Busted



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Photo: “Olympic Rain Forest”. Credit: Olympic National Park/National Park Service, public domain [i].

Episode 2024-12: Lexx, Jesse Whomst and more

March 18, 2024 Podcast
An elk stands near a seasonal stream, looking out over rolling grasslands, sand dunes, and mountains capped with snow in the distance. Clear blue sky above.

Episode 2024-12

Playlist (as previously run on KNHC):

•Monster Rally – Baja Samba
  Release: Return to Paradise
  Label: Monster Rally

•Timewarp inc – Smoke Miash (Santuri Version mCurtis Remix)
  Release: Smoke Miash (Santuri Version mCurtis Remix) – Single
  Label: Timewarp Music

•Six Missing & Zac Colwell – The Lake – Dokkodo Sounds Remix (feat. Dokkodo Sounds)
  Release: Unfolding
  Label: Inner Ocean Records

•Orloe – All Recorded Days
  Release: Vessels IX
  Label: Future Astronauts

•Brothertiger – Tide Pool
  Release: Fundamentals Vol. I
  Label: Brothertiger

•Swimming TV – With You
  Release: Raindance – EP
  Label: Cosmonostro

•Jesse Whomst – Rain Clowds
  Release: Yawn – EP
  Label: Jesse Whomst

•AstroLogical – Symbiosis
  Release: Private World – EP
  Label: Bastard Jazz Canada

•E.Vax – Always
  Release: E.Vax
  Label: Perfect Branch

•Chrome Sparks – Sugar
  Release: Chrome Sparks
  Label: Counter Records

•X3SR – miss u
  Release: Sublimation
  Label: X3SR

•Sloslylove – You and I
  Release: The Haunted
  Label: Sloslylove

•Takeleave – The Woods
  Release: Belonging
  Label: Project Mooncircle

•Pool Boy – Empty Buffet
  Release: Pool Boy – LP
  Label: Coastal Haze

•Edapollo – Wildflower (Marley Carroll Remix)
  Release: Blue Spring – EP (Remixes)
  Label: Opine

•Lexx – Prelude to Happiness
  Release: Cosmic Shift
  Label: Lexx Music



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Photo: “Elk at Big Spring Creek”. Credit: Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve/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 2023-51: Rsrch Chmcls, Qaett, Misha & Jussi Halme and more

December 18, 2023 Podcast
This is a black and white image. The lower two thirds of a person can be seen peaking their upper third into a giant tree trunk's crevice. The tree is about 40 feet across and only the lowest section of the tree can fit in the picture. The giant tree is surrounded by smaller deciduous trees. A sign at the tree says 'Largest Tree At Muir Woods' with elevation, height and age information.

Episode 2023-51

Playlist (as previously run on KNHC):

  • Sleepyeyes – waffles
      Release: Breakfast
      Label: sleepyeyes
  • Tmpst – Transit
      Release: With Kindness
      Label: 797562 Records DK
  • Qaett – Along the Shore
      Release: Warm Reminders
      Label: Fedbymachines Audio
  • Misha & Jussi Halme – Fountain
      Release: Chillhop Essentials Winter 2023
      Label: Chillhop Music
  • Fujii – Familiar Faces
      Release: Spirit Anthem
      Label: Puget Sound Collective
  • Vanilla – Rainy Day
      Release: Origin
      Label: Self-Released
  • Angeldustmite – Colcannon
      Release: Second Breakfast
      Label: 967138 Records DK
  • Rsrch Chmcls – This Evening
      Release: This Evening – EP
      Label: 956233 Records DK
  • Lone – Boketto
      Release: Not Seeing Is a Flower – Single
      Label: Ancient Astronauts
  • Shlohmo – Looking at Plants
      Release: Heaven Inc. EP
      Label: Friends Of Friends
  • Ramakhandra – Haku (Rumtum Remix)
      Release: Haku (Rumtum Remix) – Single
      Label: Bastard Jazz Recordings
  • Blackbird Belle – Illuminance
      Release: Microcosm
      Label: Inner Ocean Records
  • Deeb – Flakes
      Release: Chillhop Essentials Winter 2016
      Label: Chillhop Music
  • Virtual Cat – Hydrangea
      Release: June Cat
      Label: Ikimono Records
  • Flamingosis – Passing By (feat. Birocratic)
      Release: Bright Moments
      Label: Kahuna Style
  • Monster Rally – Island Hopping
      Release: Botanica Dream
      Label: Monster Rally
  • Sundrenched – Deep In the Lab
      Release: The Sundrenched Lofi Guitar Ensemble Vol. 4
      Label: Dust-Tone



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Photo: “A Visitor Looks Into the Largest Tree At Muir Woods”. Credit: Golden Gate National Recreation Area/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 2023-41: 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



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Photo: “Narcissus Papyraceus, Paper Whites with Bee”. Credit: Natchez National Historical 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.