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Post-progressive sounds

    Kscope Podcast 169 - With Nick Beggs of Trifecta

    Kscope Podcast 169 - With Nick Beggs of Trifecta

    In this episode we talk to Nick Beggs - Pop star, bass player, chapman stick aficionado, singer, songwriter, guitarist, Steven Wilson alumnus, illustrator…  a dream interviewee!
    Most recently, along with fellow Wilson band boys Adam Holzman and Craig Blundell he has formed TRIFECTA, whose second album ‘The New Normal’ is out now.
    Billy Reeves digs deep into the Beggs brain recesses to find out about the dynamic of the band, how certain songs came to be and how the Alex Lifeson (Rush/Envy of None) connection happened on their single “Once around the sun with you” , a song Nick wrote for his wife and incidentally, you can find out what she really thinks about his music !
    Track list: 
    Stupid Pop Song - Trifecta 
    Once Around The Sun With You - Trifecta 
    Chinese Fire Drill - Trifecta 
    Sibling Rivalry - Trifecta 
    Echoes - TessseracT 
     
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    • 32 min
    Kscope Podcast 168 - A chat with Kscope's Johnny Wilks

    Kscope Podcast 168 - A chat with Kscope's Johnny Wilks

    In this episode, Billy Reeves takes a trip to the Kscope offices and spends some time talking to Kscope's Johnny Wilks.  We hear a few pieces of exciting exclusive news from Johnny about upcoming Kscope releases and artists being added to the roster as well as a brief history of the label itself.
    We are also offering you a couple of tracks you may not have heard yet as well as the details of our Record store day releases.
    There really is a lot coming up from Kscope so this is an insider episode fans of the label won’t want to miss!
    Music/rare tracks from Oceansize, Bruce Soord, Mansun, Trifecta and The Pineapple Thief
     
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    • 32 min
    Kscope Podcast 167 - REPLENISH! Record Store Day and every day

    Kscope Podcast 167 - REPLENISH! Record Store Day and every day

    THIS EPISODE COMES WITH A RUDE WORD WARNING!
    Welcome to Episode 167 of the Kscope podcast, the mornings are getting brighter, the daffs are out and Spring is round the corner so our thoughts have turned to regeneration and replenishment.
    Record Store Day special editions have been announced, and we will also be celebrating some of the other reissues that Kscope have either released recently or have on the horizon; we’re re-stocking the shelves and the cupboards for you…  so….
    ..in a bumper edition Billy Reeves chats to Mike Vennart who is trusting us with his Oceansize re-issues whilst he enjoys his day job(s) with Biffy Clyro and Empire State Bastard; Steven Wilson talks about the reaction to ‘The Raven That Refused To Sing’; Bruce Soord (The Pineapple Thief) reflects on 25 years in showbiz; Kristoffer Rygg of Ulver on putting himself out there and Aviv Geffen (Blackfield) explains his ‘odd-couple’ relationship with the aforementioned Mr Wilson.
     
    And the music from the brand new unblemished vinyl editions comes fromOCEANSIZETHE PINEAPPLE THIEFSTEVEN WILSONBLACKFIELDLID (Daniel Cavanagh of Anathema & Eric Wagner of Trouble)OZRIC TENTACLESMANSUN
     
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    • 43 min
    Kscope Podcast 166 - The Pineapple Thief - 'It Leads to This'

    Kscope Podcast 166 - The Pineapple Thief - 'It Leads to This'

    Kscope Podcast 166 - The Pineapple Thief - 'It Leads to This'
    An in-depth Billy Reeves interview with Bruce Soord of The Pineapple Thief: all about the brand new TPT LP which is out now.
    How does the hardest working man in showbiz keep so disciplined? Is this, dare I say it, a “political” album? Who is the John Taylor to Bruce’s Simon Le Bon?
    PLUS we’ll hear four choice tracks in full and hear the stories behind them.
    It’s emotional…
     
    Playlist:
    It Leads to This
    Put it Right
    Every Trace of Us
    The Frost
     
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    • 39 min
    Kscope Podcast - BONUS TESSERACT Special

    Kscope Podcast - BONUS TESSERACT Special

    TesserchaT - A Kscope Podcast TesseracT half-hour special, featuring chat from all five of the band.
    Who is the party animal on tour, and conversely, who does yoga?What advice can TesseracT give to bands starting out?What was it like getting together in the studio after all this time, and why on earth was there absolutely no arguments?Where in the world do they get treated as pop stars?
    You can find the Kscope Podcast at the beginning of every month on your favourite Podcast platform. You’ll find 165 back issues featuring interviews and music from the acts, including Steven Wilson, Gavin Harrison, The Anchoress, Richard Barbieri, Daniel Tompkins, Marjana Semkina, Ulver, Bruce Soord and many, many, many others.
    Presented by your chum, Billy Reeves.Tune in and turn on!
     
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    • 26 min
    Kscope Podcast 165 - EQUILIBRIUM

    Kscope Podcast 165 - EQUILIBRIUM

    Kscope Podcast 165 - EQUILIBRIUM
    In an ugly world, we must equalise with beauty. Kscope artistes have succeeded in doing this in 2023 .
    Lots of chat this year about the challenges facing musicians, advice for those starting out, touring and merch. Moving to a new country. Using the web as a portal. Hear from our chums...ALEX LIFESON of RUSH and ENVY OF NONE, BRUCE SOORD, DANIEL, AMOS and JAMES of TESSERACT, JONATHAN HULTÉN, HENRIK of EMPIRE, ED OZRICS, KAVUS TORABI of GONGand we reveal the Billy pick for non-Kscope track of the year.
    Thanks for listening, it means a lot....
     
    Playlist:Mariusz Duda - I Love To Chat With You (from AFR AI DJonathan Hultén - The Mountain (from The Forest Sessions)Empyre - Parasites (from Relentless)Envy of None - Dumb (Der Dummkopf Remix) (from That Was Then)Godsticks - Don't Say a Word To Me (from This is What a Winner Looks Like)Daniel Tompkins - Ruins (from Ruins Live)Gleb Kolyadin - Apparatus (from The Outland)TesseracT - Echoes (from War of Being)Ozric Tentacles - Burundi Spaceport (from Lotus Unfolding)GONG - All Clocks Reset (from Unending Ascending)Bruce Soord - Dear Life (from Luminescence)Klone - Bystander (from Meanwhile)
     
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    • 56 min

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