Radio Free D’ni

Opals, Dahlias and Ivory

Also, the occasional Elephant, even if it’s not the one in the room. This week’s show will be themed on what marketing “experts” tell you to buy for a 14th anniversary. Well, for your loved one on the occasion of a 14th anniversary, anyway. The anniversary being celebrated being the one of the resurrection of MOULa.

See you in the Cavern,
Malaclypse

116R Focus

A remastered show of Hugh’s, with some additions as the original was a little short.  The band’s heyday was in the Seventies, but they have kept going (with the occasional break) and we featured music from the full discography.   Topped out at 17 listeners, this time.

Continue reading

Focus!

This week we will zoom in on Dutch Prog/Fusion group Focus and its principal movers, Jan Akkerman and Thijs van Leer.

See you in the Cavern,
Malaclypse

241 John Cale in the Seventies

A collection assembled by Hugh of the Welsh musician, composer and producer John Cale’s work during the Seventies.  This was the period after he’d left the Velvet Underground and made a number of solo albums, often dark, sometimes esperimental and discordant, always interesting.  The preshow was Cale tracks from the Velvet Underground, and the postshow tracks were producec by Cale in the Seventies.

Continue reading

John Cale

This week’s show takes a look at what John Cale did after he left The Velvet Underground—not only as a recording artist, but also as a producer and arranger.

See you in the Cavern,
Malaclypse

113R Can

Krautrock pioneers, and wonderfully eccentric with it, Can or rather CAN from the Seventies, mostly, with a reunion in the late Eighties. A fascinating selection of music, never mainstream but always interesting, assembled by Hugh, who joined us for the show.

Continue reading

Can

This week, we’ll kick the present Can. The Krautrock band. Because we can. One of the big names in what the international music press has rubberstamped as “Krautrock” (because it was Krauts, rocking, it seems) but what is actually more of an eclectic branch of Progressive Rock made in Germany. Highly experimental and influenced by classical music, Can’s work was quite influential outside the group’s home country and is certainly worth a closer look.

See you in the Cavern,
Malaclypse

240 Lost in 2023

Our annual season-opener, looking at musicians who’ve gone to their reward in the year gone by.  Lots of big names this time, making it difficult to choose the playlist.  Hope we did well enough for you.

As promised, a link to the Rick Beato podcast on Jeff Beck is below.

Continue reading

Lost in 2023

Like every year, this year’s first new show will remember a few of the great artitsts we lost during the last year.

See you in the Cavern,
Malaclypse

112R Jon Hiseman

Our first show of the new year, and a look at the career of drummer Jon Hiseman, covering the two Colosseum groups, Tempest, The United Jazz + Rock Ensemble, JCM and more.

17 listeners at one point, a good start to the year.

Continue reading