Idyllic Music Podcast | Trip Hop - Downtempo - Electronica
Idyllic Music Podcast with Jim Nye plays the best of Trip Hop, Downtempo and Electronic Music. Episodes run about 30 minutes with four to eight songs. Podcasting Independent Music since 2006.
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 07/12/2020
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 12/18/2019
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 07/03/2019
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 02/16/2019
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 11/21/2018
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. Recently, we have seen the demise of nearly all free OMD sites and only a handful of netLabels remain. The gatekeepers are all behind paywalls. Thankfully many netLabels have uploaded their catalogues to archive.org before going dark. Here are eight bands
info_outline Idyllic Music Podcast #202 - The Ability to Forgive 05/27/2018
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 09/30/2017
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 05/03/2017
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 08/19/2016
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 07/02/2016
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 05/25/2016
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 03/27/2016
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. Joining us on this episode of Idyllic Music are Ink Project, Planet B, Dan West, Lunascape, The Silk Demise, Tracing Arcs and Filafi.
info_outline Idyllic Music Podcast #195 - Number 10 02/04/2016
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. And as it happens, this is also our tenth anniversary. Ten years of podcasting independent downtempo electronica. I can't say enough about the great artists that have allowed us to showcase their music. Happily, there is still a lot more music out there waiting to be discovered. Counting it out
info_outline Idyllic Music Podcast #194 - Winter 12/08/2015
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 10/21/2015
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 09/03/2015
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 08/06/2015
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. Taking a look at where the ripples begin are Hypersleep, Tab and Anitek, Refold, All India Radio, Cling, Ben K. Adams and Little Glass Men.
info_outline Idyllic Music Podcast #189 - Ends of the Universe 05/09/2015
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 04/01/2015
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 05/04/2013
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 03/13/2013
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 01/19/2013
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 11/28/2012
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 09/13/2012
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
info_outline Idyllic Music Podcast #182 - The Illusion of Permanence 07/21/2012
Idyllic Music Podcast #182 - The Illusion of Permanence This week, we'll look at the illusion of permanence and the inevitably of change. The tricky thing about change is that it is often not even perceptible. Gradual and incremental, it often takes a change in perspective to see the change happening all around us. Pointing that out for us on this episode of Idyllic Music are Module, Canola Tenderfoot, Musetta, Scopes, Philip TBC and JIXJAX.
info_outline Idyllic Music Podcast #181 - Emotional Isolation 06/02/2012
Idyllic Music Podcast #181 - Emotional Isolation This week we look at emotional isolation. It seems the more we reach out the less we feel. It might be the continuing reliance on the intrawebs or fragmentation of society but increasingly many of us are alone and not by choice. Next time you are at a restaurant and see a couple glowing with the bluish tint of their separate mobile phones or simply sitting together but not talking, you'll understand what I mean. Demonstrating the ways we've becoming isolated on this episode of Idyllic Music are White Blush,
info_outline Idyllic Music Podcast #180 - Loves First Heartbreak 04/16/2012
Idyllic Music Podcast #180 - Loves First Heartbreak This week, we'll look at loves first heartbreak. When young untested emotions are at their most potent and everything seems so damned important. As George Eliot so aptly put it. There is no despair so absolute as that which comes from the first moments of our first great sorrow, when we have not yet known what it is to have suffered and be healed, to have despaired and recovered hope. On this episode of Idyllic Music we'll hear from Globular, Jah Wobble, Zeus Scientist, EeBoO, mmpsuf, and Chriss SoLo.