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

• 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

Hosted by Seth.

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

Episode 2024-13: Pbs’73, Chickenwizard and more

March 25, 2024 Podcast
Desert mountain valley with a rainbow arcing below a mostly clear blue sky. Light rain falls on the dry brown ground where scattered desert plants grow.

Episode 2024-13

Playlist (as previously run on KNHC):

•Pbs’73 – VVonderhaze
  Release: Technicolor Dreamer – EP
  Label: Magic Square Records

•Chickenwizard – End Dream
  Release: Stargaze
  Label: Wizard Is a Chicken

•Kodomo – Concept 11
  Release: Still Life
  Label: 5 Points Records

•Hello Meteor – tropik(e)l- (BONUS STAGE)
  Release: The Oahu GP
  Label: Evergreen Prefecture

•Edamame – Wrong Flock
  Release: Nightlights
  Label: MERLIN – Abandon Building Records

•Teen Daze – The Endless Summer
  Release: Lost Songs 3
  Label: Teen Daze

•Eputty – 13th Feb 1997
  Release: Untitled Works – Single
  Label: Pulp Glitchin Records

•Cepia – Hoarse
  Release: Natura Morta
  Label: Ghostly International

•Four Tet – Unicorn
  Release: Beautiful Rewind
  Label: Text Records

•Sabi – Loose Contrulled
  Release: Forma. 3.10

•Gold Panda – The Most Liveable City
  Release: Half of Where You Live
  Label: Ghostly International

•FadedAeon – Out to Sea
  Release: Aqueous Anemoia
  Label: 1216998 Records DK2

•Memorex Memories – Wasting Time
  Release: Let Me Love You – Single
  Label: 1030018 Records DK2

•Windows 96 – Hello Earth
  Release: Enchanted Instrumentals and Whispers
  Label: Windows 96

•upusen – Nice Fridge
  Release: Birds
  Label: Midwest Collective

Hosted by Seth.

Photo: “The Ajo Mountains During a Winter Rain”. Credit: Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument/National Park Service, public domain [i].

Episode 2024-05: Teen Daze, Invisible Language, Firephly and more

January 29, 2024 Podcast
A solitary rock formation stands stoic against the backdrop of a vast desert landscape. The forces of nature have sculpted this ancient rock formation into a mesmerizing work of art, its weathered beauty a testament to the passage of time.

Episode 2024-05

Playlist (as previously run on KNHC):

  • Giraffage – Girl
      Release: Comfort
      Label: Giraffage
  • Rosentwig – Psithurism
      Release: Kopfkino – EP
      Label: 904678 Records DK
  • Firephly – A Fracture In Time
      Release: A Fracture In Time – Single
      Label: Firephly
  • IG88 – Hiding in My Hands
      Release: Hiding in My Hands
      Label: STYLSS
  • A.L.I.S.O.N & Hotel Pools – Lifted
      Release: Ultrasound
      Label: Tone Tree Music / Wild Nature / Stratford Ct.
  • Emancipator – Pancakes
      Release: Baralku
      Label: Loci Records
  • Birocratic – Wrapped Up
      Release: Wrapped up / Falling to Pieces – Single
      Label: Birocracy
  • Chemtrails – Elapse
      Release: Taking Things Lightly
      Label: Chemtrails
  • Tycho – From Home (Mux Mool Remix)
      Release: Past Is Prologue
      Label: Ghostly International
  • Volo – Wild Mind
      Release: Wild Mind – EP
      Label: Vibecast
  • Lone – Echo Paths
      Release: Always Inside Your Head
      Label: Greco-Roman
  • Invisible Language – Release
      Release: Forgive EP
      Label: Invisible Language Music
  • Teen Daze – Quiet City
      Release: Quiet City – Single
      Label: FLORA
  • Gold Panda – Pink and Green
      Release: Good Luck and Do Your Best
      Label: City Slang

Hosted by Seth.

Photo: “Cracked Rocks”. Credit: Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park/National Park Service, public domain [i].

Episode 2023-49: Ian Aisling, Teen Daze, Manatee Commune and more

December 4, 2023 Podcast
A family of trees getting ready for their warm (sun) bath above the blue sky, clouds, and the sun during the day.

Episode 2023-49

Playlist (as previously run on KNHC):

  • Lord RAJA – Dipteres Pt. 2
      Release: Rubies – EP
      Label: Ghostly International
  • Windows 96 – Hello Earth
      Release: Enchanted Instrumentals and Whispers
      Label: Windows 96
  • Space Ghost – New World Energy (Ambient Mix)
      Release: New World Energy (Ambient Mix) – Single
      Label: Tartelet Records
  • Uinta – Maples
      Release: Fruits
      Label: mind.slave
  • upusen – Birds
      Release: Birds
      Label: Midwest Collective
  • Slow Magic – Manhattan
      Release: How to Run Away
      Label: Downtown Records
  • X3SR – summerlush
      Release: Sublimation
      Label: X3SR
  • Ian Aisling – Treegap
      Release: Petal Collage – Single
      Label: Ian Aisling Media
  • Teen Daze – Quiet City
      Release: Quiet City – Single
      Label: Flora
  • Manatee Commune – Cast
      Release: Cast – Single
      Label: Bastard Jazz Recordings
  • Birocratic – Falling to Pieces
      Release: Wrapped up / Falling to Pieces – Single
      Label: Birocracy
  • URBVN – People Talk
      Release: People Talk – Single
      Label: Evergreen Prefecture
  • Koresma – Free (Marley Carroll Remix)
      Release: North Remixes – EP
      Label: Koresma
  • Tomas Novoa – Tundra
      Release: Espacio Negativo – EP
      Label: Tomas Novoa

Hosted by Seth.

Photo: “Trees Bathing in Summer Sunlight”. Alt text: A family of trees getting ready for their warm (sun) bath above the blue sky, clouds, and the sun during the day. Credit: Darius Doom Scott, April 29, 2023, Camp Canary. Used by permission.

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

Hosted by Seth.

Photo: “Edith Creek in Autumn”. Credit: Mount Rainier 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.