9 episodes

A new podcast series from U.K. based
Musicians/Composers/Producers Ben Greenslade-Stanton & Sam Eastmond. In discussion with fellow musicians & artists across the globe: music, inspiration & projects, including snippets of music from the featured guests.

The Kungar Sound-Cast Kungar Sound-Cast

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A new podcast series from U.K. based
Musicians/Composers/Producers Ben Greenslade-Stanton & Sam Eastmond. In discussion with fellow musicians & artists across the globe: music, inspiration & projects, including snippets of music from the featured guests.

    Ashley Slater: The Kungar Sound-Cast - #9

    Ashley Slater: The Kungar Sound-Cast - #9

    The Kungar Sound-Cast Episode 9 with Ashley Slater

    Self-proclaimed "Trombone Outsider" Ashley Slater chats with Kungar Sound honchos Ben Greenslade-Stanton & Sam Eastmond. Discussing his musical upbringing & influences, working with Carla Bley, Lew Soloff, Steven Bernstein, Gary Valente, Loose Tubes...wow: As well as his current projects Bone Idol and Kitten & The Hip. Ashley is one of the most interesting and eclectic musicians you will ever have the fortune to experience!

    Since this podcast Ashley has continued working with us, having been a part of The Spike Orchestra's last album Cerberus out on Tzadik Records - so it has been an awesome time since this initial meet up to continue working with Ashley on a professional level as well as continuing a blossoming friendship!

    You can find Ashley online:

    www.facebook.com/ashleyslater247

    twitter: @ashleyslater247

    It is also easy to contact us at Kungar Sound if you have any ideas, questions, complaints, humour, recommendations, etc....

    online: www.kungarsound.co.uk

    twitter: @kungarsound

    email: info@kungarsound.co.uk

    Record Label: www.eastgreenrecords.com

    • 32 min
    Mathias Eick: The Kungar Sound-Cast - #8

    Mathias Eick: The Kungar Sound-Cast - #8

    The Kungar Sound-Cast Episode 8 with Mathias Eick

    Norwegian Multi-Instrumentalist, Composer, purveyor of fine beards and a great sense of humour, Mathias Eick chats with Kungar Sound honchos Ben Greenslade-Stanton & Sam Eastmond. Discussing his latest ECM Records album MIDWEST, earlier albums Skala & The Door, as well as other collaborative projects he has been involved with, it was truly an honour for him to share his thoughts with us during his recent trip into London performing at Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club as part of the Oslo Jazz Festival Orchestra.

    Please do check out the accompanying mixcloud mix featuring some tunes from Mathias, and the artists mentioned in this podcast by clicking here

    You can find Mathias online:

    www.mathiaseick.no

    twitter: @mathiaseick

    It is also easy to contact us at Kungar Sound if you have any ideas, questions, complaints, humour, recommendations, etc....

    online: www.kungarsound.co.uk

    twitter: @kungarsound

    email: info@kungarsound.co.uk

    • 29 min
    The 2015 (W)rap: The Kungar Sound-Cast #7

    The 2015 (W)rap: The Kungar Sound-Cast #7

    The Kungar Sound-Cast 2015 (W)rap!

    Episode 7 rounds out 2015 with BGS & Sammy discussing 2015's numerous exciting escapades, as well as choosing their individual top 15 albums released in 2015. A highly eclectic mix of 30 separate albums, crossing through many genres - hopefully this will inspire you to go and investigate these amazing albums further.

    As a seasonal special, we have created not one, but TWO, mixes - one each from BGS & Sammy, ready for playback at MIXCLOUD where we have chosen a single track from each of our top 15 albums. Two mixes, 15 tracks each:  two amazingly eclectic & inspirational mixes of down right awesome sounds! 

    Thank You all for listening this year, we got some great stuff coming up in the very near future!

    Please do get in touch with us - recommendations, questions, ideas, want to be interviewed? Want to throw money at us?

    AWESOME, get in touch!

    It's easy to find us:

    online: www.kungarsound.co.uk

    twitter: @kungarsound

    email: info@kungarsound.co.uk

    • 35 min
    The Spike Orchestra: The Kungar Sound-Cast SPECIAL (#6)

    The Spike Orchestra: The Kungar Sound-Cast SPECIAL (#6)

    The Kungar Sound-Cast SPECIAL with The Spike Orchestra

    In a special edition episode 6 of our podcast, BGS is in discussion with Sam Eastmond & Nikki Franklin of The Spike Orchestra specifically chatting through their recently released album out on John Zorn's Tzadik Records label in New York, Cerberus: The Book Of Angels Volume 26. An audible liner note, listen to Sam & Nikki's insight into their arrangements of Zorn's compositions as well as BGS' insight as Producer, Engineer & Musician on the record.

    Catch up with Sam & Nikki @ The Spike Orchestra

    BGS at www.bgsfunk.com

    Visit Kungar Sound online

    Follow @kungarsound on twitter for news about upcoming pods and projects...

    or Email: info@kungarsound.co.uk

    • 47 min
    Jens Franke: The Kungar Sound-Cast - #5

    Jens Franke: The Kungar Sound-Cast - #5

    The Kungar Sound-Cast Episode 5 with Jens Franke

    Composers & Producers Sam Eastmond & Ben Greenslade-Stanton (BGS) in podcast discussion mode with German born UK resident guitarist, educator & recording artist Jens Franke. Exploring some different musical avenues in this podcast, hearing Jens' take on the music that he creates in the classical world, and his perspective on composers and repertoire.

    Catch up with Jens:

    www.jensfranke.org

    Visit Kungar Sound online

    Follow @kungarsound on twitter for news about upcoming pods and projects...

    or Email: info@kungarsound.co.uk

    • 52 min
    Dave Douglas: The Kungar Sound-Cast - #4

    Dave Douglas: The Kungar Sound-Cast - #4

    The Kungar Sound-Cast Episode 4 with Dave Douglas

    Composers & Producers Sam Eastmond & Ben Greenslade-Stanton (BGS) in podcast awe with prolific Trumpeter, Composer, Bandleader, Educator, Podcaster, Improviser, Label Owner and all round nice guy Dave Douglas. An enormous influence on not only BGS & Sam's own musical journey, Dave has carved an individual path through his own musical career spanning over 30 years and near enough every musical genre. With over 45 albums under his own leadership, and endless credits as sideman & producer, we are still buzzing from having the opportunity to chat with Dave in person to make this podcast!

    Catch up with Dave:

    twitter: @davedouglas

    www.greenleafmusic.com

    www.soundcloud.com/davedouglas

    Follow @kungarsound on twitter for news about upcoming pods and projects...

    or Email: info@kungarsound.co.uk

    now also on Facebook

    Kungar Sound is the home of projects curated by producer/composers BGS and Sam Eastmond including The SPiKE Orchestra's GHETTO album available direct from www.spikeorchestra.com

    • 48 min

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