This week we'll visit both hemispheres in search of the Idyllic found in the music of Apjiw, Munkie, Kalahari Surfers and Alienation. I'm Jim Nye.
We'll begin in Montreal where Apjiw records his utterly engaging electronica. This is 'Think Over'
Hear more at www.myspace.com/apjiw From Leeds, Jason Clark and Kate Peters are Munkie mixing their downtempo concoctions into a tall chilled ambient drink, an 'Antidote to Strychnine'
Find more Munkie at www.sunshinemusic.co.uk Cape Town's answer to Adrian Sherwood is Warrick Sony, the Kahuna nui of Kalahari Surfers who offer 'Versatile Flying Options'
There is much more at www.africandope.co.za Johannesburg's James Nelson has been producing dance music for the past 5 years. Here is Alienation with 'Beggars and Kings' - chill out mix
There is more alienation to be uncovered at www.alienation.co.za For more on this podcast including show notes, scripts and links to the artists, log on to www.idyllicmusic.com Visit the cornershop where you can help support many of the artists you hear on Idyllic Music by buying a song or CD from them. There is also a book corner with where you can browse through 20 great music books including Frank Zappa's autobiography and the Trouser Press Guide to Music.
And look for all 3 Volumes of The Idyllic Music iMix. Thank you for listening. I'm Jim Nye.