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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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Hosted by Seth.

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

Episode 2024-11: Sweatson Klank, RUMTUM and more

March 11, 2024 Podcast
Snow-covered evergreen trees in the foreground of a majestic snow-capped mountain, with wisps of steam rising from its peak. A clear sky completes the picture.

Episode 2024-11

Playlist (as previously run on KNHC):

•Gas-Lab – Mermaids
  Release: Mermaids – Single
  Label: Inner Ocean Records

•Hello Meteor – Coastal Island Cruise
  Release: The Oahu GP
  Label: Evergreen Prefecture

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

•edapollo – By the River
  Release: Blue Spring
  Label: Opine

•Tobias – Shiver
  Release: Shiver – Single
  Label: Tobias

•Blank Banshee – Frozen Flame
  Release: Mega
  Label: Hologram Bay

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

•il:lo – Biome
  Release: Biome – Single
  Label: Nettwerk Music Group

•Koresma – Free (Marley Carroll Remix)
  Release: North Remixes – EP
  Label: Koresma

•Yppah – Phoenix by Midnight (Bonus Track)
  Release: Eighty One (Bonus Track Version)
  Label: Ninja Tune

•Space Ghost – New World Energy (Ambient Mix)
  Release: New World Energy (Ambient Mix)
  Label: Tartelet Records

•Catching Flies – True Colours
  Release: True Colours – Single
  Label: Indigo Soul

•Dephrase – Songs I Never Wrote
  Release: Chillhop Essentials Spring 2016
  Label: Chillhop Music

•Vanilla – Arrow
  Release: Origin
  Label: Self-Released

•RUMTUM – Chroma Bloom
  Release: Chroma Bloom – Single
  Label: Rose Garden

•Sweatson Klank – Summer Chronicles
  Release: Summer Chronicles – Single
  Label: Friends Of Friends

•Virtual Cat – Overcast Sky
  Release: June Cat
  Label: Ikimono Records



Hosted by Seth.

Photo: “Steam Rising From Mt. Wrangell”. Credit: NPS Photo by Bryan Petrtyl (Wrangell-St. Elias 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



Hosted by Seth.

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



Hosted by Seth.

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

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



Hosted by Seth.

Photo: “A Visitor Looks Into the Largest Tree At Muir Woods”. Credit: Golden Gate National Recreation Area/National Park Service, public domain [i].

Episode 2023-41: 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].

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.