11 episodes

A weekly exploration of strange subgenres and experimental movements, Uncanny Valley compares and contrasts two records - one fresh, one classic - and grounds them in their respective musical contexts. From no wave to noise pop, future funk to freak folk, the program will shine a spotlight on left-field releases from across the world.

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A weekly exploration of strange subgenres and experimental movements, Uncanny Valley compares and contrasts two records - one fresh, one classic - and grounds them in their respective musical contexts. From no wave to noise pop, future funk to freak folk, the program will shine a spotlight on left-field releases from across the world.

    Episode 11 - Future Funk with Business Casual and Macross 82-99

    Episode 11 - Future Funk with Business Casual and Macross 82-99

    This week on Uncanny Valley, we flail our arms around to the groovy goodness of Future Funk. Tracks are taken from Business Casual's latest compilation tape 'ANNIVERSARY VOL.6' as well as Macross 82-99's classic 2014 release 'A Million Miles Away'.

    • 26 min
    Episode 10 - Shoegaze with Universal Nekoko and Sweet Trip

    Episode 10 - Shoegaze with Universal Nekoko and Sweet Trip

    This week on Uncanny Valley, we fuzz out to the warm noise of shoegaze. Tracks are taken from Japanese shoegazer Universal Nekoko's latest album, as well as from US duo Sweet Trip's 2009 classic 'You Will Never Know Why'.

    • 22 min
    Episode 9 - Chamber Pop with Andrew Bird and Joanna Newsom

    Episode 9 - Chamber Pop with Andrew Bird and Joanna Newsom

    This week on Uncanny Valley, we bliss out to some violins and listen to the lush sounds of Chamber Pop. Tracks are taken from Andrew Bird's 2019 record 'My Finest Work Yet' as well as Joanna Newsom's two latest albums, 'Divers' and 'Have One on Me'.

    • 29 min
    Episode 8 - Abstract Hip Hop with Slauson Malone and cLOUDDEAD

    Episode 8 - Abstract Hip Hop with Slauson Malone and cLOUDDEAD

    This week on Uncanny Valley, the grooves get blurry as we deep dive into Abstract Hip Hop. Tracks are taken from Slauson Malone's debut record 'A Quiet Farewell, 2016-2018' as well as Ohio trio cLOUDDEAD's self-titled single compilation from 2001.

    • 29 min
    Episode 7 - Drone Metal with Sunn O))) and Boris

    Episode 7 - Drone Metal with Sunn O))) and Boris

    This week on Uncanny Valley, we get pummelled by the intense bass frequencies of drone metal. Tracks are taken from Sunn O)))'s latest record 'Life Metal', produced by Steve Albini, as well as their collaborative LP 'Altar', which they recorded in 2006 with Japan's Boris.

    • 26 min
    Episode 6 - Glitch with Matmos and Jan Jelinek

    Episode 6 - Glitch with Matmos and Jan Jelinek

    This week on Uncanny Valley, we digitally disassociate with the destructive drones of glitch music. Tracks are taken from creative sonic duo Matmos and their latest plunderphonics record 'Plastic Anniversary', as well as Jan Jelinek's classic 2001 microhouse album 'Loop-finding-jazz-records'.

    • 27 min

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