Idyllic Music Podcast | Trip Hop - Downtempo - Electronica
An Electronic Music Podcast featuring Independent Trip Hop and Downtempo Music. Each episode has between four and eight songs lasting around thirty minutes.
info_outline Idyllic Music Podcast #211 - 15th Anniversary 05/06/2021
Idyllic Music Podcast #211 - 15th Anniversary This week we will celebrate our Crystal or 15th anniversary of podcasting independent Downtempo Music and Artists. Looking back I am happy to report most continue to make music or have a presence on the web. We will hear from six artists from our freshman year who, 15 years later, are still going strong.
info_outline Idyllic Music Podcast #210 - The Luminescence of Candles 01/28/2021
Idyllic Music Podcast #210 - The Luminescence of Candles This week we’ll look at the luminescence of candles, of wax and tallow. Mostly used in celebrations and ceriemonies these days, candles brought light to the darkness
info_outline Idyllic Music Podcast #209 - Mind Wandering 10/08/2020
Idyllic Music Podcast #209 - Mind Wandering This week we will focus on mind wandering. When your attention drifts from the task at hand. Most of us feel this mild disassociation routinely. When you feel a million miles away. While it can be distracting daydreaming can lead to more creativity through decoupling and self reflection. We will hear six tracks that exhibit some of this dreamlike quality including Red Wine Riots, Aphilas, Dreza, Eva Schlegel, Azoora and Just Banks.
info_outline Idyllic Music Podcast #208 - Personal Correspondence 07/11/2020
Idyllic Music Podcast #208 - Personal Correspondence This week we will look at personal correspondence. Any private communication revealing
info_outline Idyllic Music Podcast #207 - Before and After 04/17/2020
Idyllic Music Podcast #207 - Before and After This week, we will look at change beyond the tipping point. The “no going back.” Before and After. How we accept and adapt to our new situation will take every effort. Embracing a new future takes courage and a sense of practicality. Seeing it as a new morning requires faith and adaptability.
info_outline Idyllic Music Podcast #206 - Pastoral Beats 01/15/2020
Idyllic Music Podcast #206 - Pastoral Beats This week it is Pastoral Beats. Warm gentle This week it’s Pastoral Beats. Warm gentle Electronica that evokes memories of carefree and less stressful times. It is music of comfort and consolation led by deceptively simple melodies over increasingly intricate rhythms. The arty side of chill-out where each has their own unique style of swing.
info_outline Idyllic Music Podcast #205 - Darkness and Light 11/20/2019
Idyllic Music Podcast #205 - Darkness and Light This week we will look at our tricky relationship with darkness and light. Light shows what is apparent and actual. We see things for what they transparently are but in the darkness all things are possible. It is where we keep our anxiety, fears and desires. It allows us to keep secrets. Darkness does not judge.
info_outline Idyllic Music Podcast #204 - Espionage 08/17/2019
Idyllic Music Podcast #204 - Espionage This week we will look at espionage. It is spies and spooks, coups and active measures. It is a shadowy world. All cloak-and-dagger. Carried out by those we will never know. Of the things that are supposed to stay secret. Aiding with the reconnaissance on this episode of Idyllic Music are Karmacoda, Hector Zarate, Frank Dorittke, Tommy Ptolemy, DTR, and the Policy Wonks.
info_outline Idyllic Music Podcast #203 - Golden Age of Online Music Distribution 06/19/2019
Idyllic Music Podcast #203 - Golden Age of Online Music Distribution This week, we look back at the golden age of online music distribution. For much of the past two decades netLabels and OMD communities have provided a safe and easy way for musicians to upload their songs for distribution via a Creative Commons copyright.
info_outline Idyllic Music Podcast #202 - The Ability to Forgive 03/17/2019
Idyllic Music Podcast #202 - The Ability to Forgive This week, we'll look at the ability to forgive. It's a mistake to think forgiveness is universal. While nearly everyone agrees the aggrieved and forgiven find the experience positive, not everyone is wired with the ability to move on from an insult.
info_outline Idyllic Music Podcast #201 - The Quiet Mind 01/12/2019
Idyllic Music Podcast #201 - The Quiet Mind This week, we'll look to quiet the mind. It's a defense mechanism really as we try to cope with a world that has seemingly sped up beyond our capacity to keep up. The stress and anxiety it creates is often covered over by the cacaphony that is 21st century life.
info_outline Idyllic Music Podcast #200 - Best of Mix - Organic Electronic Music 12/05/2018
Idyllic Music Podcast #200 - Best of Mix - Organic Electronic Music This week, on the 200th episode of Idyllic Music, regular listeners of this podcast will find another best of mix unencumbered by the usual patter so that you can burn them directly to the blank CD of your choice. We have a podcast mp3 file of nearly 60 minutes worth of the best music featured over the past years.
info_outline Idyllic Music Podcast #199 - Headphone Electronica 11/02/2018
Idyllic Music Podcast #199 - Headphone Electronica This week, it's headphone electronica. Music created with the meticulous detail that only listening through headphones can reveal. It's electronica mixed, produced and, ultimately, consumed by people wearing headphones. It's created by indie musicians working with twenty first century tools to create, edit and sometimes perform their work. Headphone electronica isn't for dancing yet it can be danceable rather it is for focusing or letting your mind drift.
info_outline Idyllic Music Podcast #198 - A Life at Sea 09/15/2018
Idyllic Music Podcast #198 - A Life at Sea This week we'll examine a life at sea. Joseph Conrad wrote that "There is nothing more enticing, disenchanting and enslaving." More troubling is what lies beneath the swells and awful stirrings of what Melville called the "hidden soul beneath. Hoisting the main sail for us on the episode of Idyllic Music are Band of Mad Women, IOTA, MMPSUF, Sleepy Town Manufacture, beat.dowsing and Leon Somov.
info_outline Idyllic Music Podcast #197 - Harmonics 07/25/2018
Idyllic Music Podcast #197 - Harmonics This week, we'll listen for harmonics. We mostly think of harmonics as an element of music but there is a more fundamental physical quality underneath it all. Wave patterns are all around us. We know its how sound and light move and that changes in these wave can influence our perceptions and moods. Checking the frequency with us on this episode of Idyllic Music are Sleepy Koala, Garaz, Dlay, MindsEye, Cutside and DU3normal.
info_outline Idyllic Music Podcast #196 - Empathy 05/20/2018
Idyllic Music Podcast #196 - Empathy This week, we'll try a little empathy. The ability to understand and share another person's feelings, experiences and emotions. It is a power sorely missed these days. Research seem to suggest there is a genetic basis to empathy, that some individuals are more prone to perspective taking. Now would be a good time to step up in the face of intolerance.
info_outline Idyllic Music Podcast #195 - Number 10 03/15/2018
Idyllic Music Podcast #195 - Number 10 This episode of Idyllic Music is brought to you by the number ten. It sits comfortably between nine and eleven, matches our fingers quite nicely and is the base for the decimal system nearly everyone uses every day.
info_outline Idyllic Music Podcast #194 - Winter 01/09/2018
Idyllic Music Podcast #194 - Winter This week, we'll look at the final season, the end of the cycle, of winters past and cold. It's a time many of us would like to hold up in bed for the duration, with it's shortened days and cold nights. Winter is a time for putting your head down and plowing ahead reassured by the certainty that this too shall pass. Our musical sweaters on this episode of Idyllic Music are Hungry Lucy, Winterstrand, Sara Grey, Mystral and Gorowski.
info_outline Idyllic Music Podcast #193 - After a Relationship Ends 11/29/2017
Idyllic Music Podcast #193 - After a Relationship Ends This week, we'll look at the effort it takes to pull yourself together after a relationship ends. Some seek sympathetic ears while other withdraw into solitude. We'll hear just what it takes from General Fuzz, Kognitif, BASIC, The Ganzfeld Effect, and Reflection.
info_outline Idyllic Music Podcast #192 - Regrets and Reconciliation 09/07/2017
Idyllic Music Podcast #192 - Regrets and Reconciliation This week, it's regrets and reconciliation. Regrets? I've had a few but by and large, I've moved on. It seems a measure of success by how little regret we take to our graves. The trick, of course, is in deciding how much of your personal past you are willing to overlook. Making that judgment on this episode of Idyllic Music are We came as Strangers, Surek, Vienna Ditto, Knoto, Zebrat, and Helicalin.
info_outline Idyllic Music Podcast #191 - Proximity and Happenstance 08/24/2017
Idyllic Music Podcast #191 - Proximity and Happenstance This week, we'll look at proximity and happenstance. The idea that just by being near another person or event can change the future for better or worse. Mostly the difference is unnoticable in the noise but sometimes you may just think you see a pattern.
info_outline Idyllic Music Podcast #189 - Ends of the Universe 05/06/2017
Idyllic Music Podcast #189 - Ends of the Universe This week we'll try to imagine the ends of the universe. It's one way to restore some perspective while your world is spinning around you. The vast emptiness of space, its cold, hollow expanse is the fact that we ignore while conjuring up tales of Death Stars and Restaurants. Taking a more expansive view are Rukirek, Dive Index, Jagoa, Me Zion Dread and Strad.
info_outline Idyllic Music Podcast #188 - Recovery and Second Chances 04/12/2017
Idyllic Music Podcast #188 - Recovery and Second Chances This week, we'll look at recovery and contemplate the possibilities inherent in second chances. Do they bring new focus and opportunity or squandered through indecision and inertia. It is a dilemma facing those who have faced traumatic situations and survived. Is survival enough? Helping us sort it all out are Aris H, Garmisch, Nic Bommarito, Jazzafari, Citizen Crane, and Ishdub. Thanks for waiting.
info_outline Idyllic Music Podcast #187 - Tipping Points 01/07/2017
Idyllic Music Podcast #187 - Tipping Points This week we'll look at tipping points. The value of the parameter in which the set of equilibria abruptly change. Sometimes we are quite aware of these changes other times not but they occur in everything from climatology and economics to personal relationships. We'll hear from Minds Of Infinity, Karmacoda, Zoungla, Phone Booth Robbers and Max Lilja.
info_outline Idyllic Music Podcast #186 - Semantic Memory 11/16/2016
Idyllic Music Podcast #186 - Semantic Memory This week we'll look at episodic or semantic memory. Where we store past events and learned meanings long-term. Memories of place,time and sounds. Memories we can't actually have had but still resonate are considered genetic semantic memory possibly harboured in our DNA. Think about that the next time you find yourself doing something you have no experience with.
info_outline Idyllic Music Podcast #185 - Chronology of the Universe 09/17/2016
Idyllic Music Podcast #185 - Chronology of the Universe This week, we'll look at the Chronology of the universe. Don't blink because most of the important stuff happens between 10 to the 43rd seconds and 1 second after the Big Bang. From the planck epoch to Heat death some 10 to the 150+ years from now. Hurrying up and waiting on this episode of Idyllic Music are Tycho, Skeleton Trees, Arne Mulder, Artemis, Chad Lawrence and Dubsalon.
info_outline Idyllic Music Podcast #184 - Look into the Fire 07/06/2016
Idyllic Music Podcast #184 - Look into the Fire This week, we'll look into the fire. Mesmerizing as it is, fire is a perfect metaphor for love, desire and passion.From the dazzling white of 1,500 degrees C to Dull Red of 700, fire's ability to warm, over the long term yet burn quickly or smolder for weeks matches our personal histories, relations and ourselves. Passing the torch for us this week are Home Video, Jerome Chassagnard, Sparrow Orange, Peter Gabriel and Aire Redtree.
info_outline Idyllic Music Podcast #183 - Intimacy 04/14/2016
Idyllic Music Podcast #183 - Intimacy This week, we'll look at intimacy. The need for, the mechanics, complications and consequences of. William Butler Yeats lamented that The heart-revealing intimacy,That chooses right, and never finds a friend. Opening up for us on this episode of Idyllic Music is C85, Howard, Hayward, Frith and Laswell, Almamegretta, The Orb, Smooth Genestar and Saltillo