Live from Liverpool: THE HONEY POT - Bear Growls

24.04.2022 The Path

Alex Spiers
More about this show
  • AMBIENT
  • DRONE
  • ELECTRONIC
  • NOISE
  • SPOKEN WORD
Episode

Alex Spiers is an experienced DJ and non-musician originally hailing from Bellshill, Scotland.

After relocating to Liverpool in 2002, he co-founded the HIVE collective (2003-2015), a group of audio and visual artists that have been at the forefront of developing innovative electronic music and performance in the city. He is an original member of the psych noise collective Bonnacons of Doom and provided DJ support for a diverse range of artists like  Optimo, Ben Frost, Jah Wobble, Alva Noto, The Bug, Fennesz, David Holmes, Philip Jeck and many more. He has also played at venues and events across the UK such as Sub Club (Glasgow), The Kazimier and Tate Gallery for the Turner Prize in 2008. He is a keen participant in the arts and is a regular contributor to The Dark Outside, singing in Bill Drummond's final The 17 choiras well as performing in the Speed of Light for NVA. 

The Path is a guided tour through an eclectic mix of soothing and unique electronic sounds. Alex likes a good theme and occasionally invites special guests to share their knowledge and passion. A lover and collector of the black stuff, so expect hiss dirt and crackle to add to the soundscape. Ready for a walkabout?

Tracklist

Heartbeats
Aphex Twin – Avril 14th (Warp, 2001)
Isan – Exquisite Honeyed Tart (Static Caravan, 2001)
Philip Jeck – Fanfares (Touch, 2008)
Ken Kesey With Ken Babbs And The Merry Band Of Pranksters – Peggy The Pistol (Intrepid Trips, 1966/1997)
Low – Hey (Sub Pop, 2021)
Riuichi Sakamoto Featuring Robin Scott – Once in a lifetime (Epic, 1982)
Tears for Fears – Pharaohs (Mercury, 1985)
Mira Calix – Sandsings (Remixed By Boards Of Canada) (Warp, 1998)
Neotropic – Regents Park (N-Tone, 1995)
Zdeněk Liška – Song of the siren (Finders Keepers, 1976/2020)
Koolfang – Here Comes The Rain (Fax, 2005)
Jimmy White – The Canny Shepard ( Topic, 1961)
CLAIR – Witches Bedroom Chimes (Magick Vinyl edit) (2022)
Autechre – gr4 (Warp, 2020)
John Callaghan – I’m Not Comfortable Inside My Mind (Warp, 1998)
Jonny Trunk V Kipper – Scooby Don’t (Trunk, 2001)

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