Sonixcursions Podcast

sonixcursions podcastJoin me on the Sonixcursions Podcast for a trip through the soaring heights and murky depths of dreampop, spacerock, neo-psychedelia, shoegaze and ambient electronic… Headphones required.

My name is Ryan Anderson, music aficionado, technologist, and former editor/publisher of Masstransfer zine. I’ve been following (and contributing to) these genres for almost 25 years now and these are my favorite bands and albums.

Podcast Episodes

  • Sonixcursions:023 Podcast
    2022 has been an amazing year for music so far. As a reflection of this, I am working on getting more music into each new episode, as well as putting out episodes more frequently. For this round, the mix flows from summer camp hauntology to analog synths to ambient slide guitar, so find a comfy ...
  • Sonixcursions:022 Podcast
    The existential dread meter is running high these days, and listening to music is one of the only things that can take my mind off the news. Here’s a half-hour break from the daily grind with a selection of kosmische, ambient, electronic and radiophonic tunes pulled from the latest releases. Track Listing The Soundcarriers “At The Time” ...
  • Sonixcursions:021 Podcast – Favorites of 2021, Part 2
    Here it is, finally – the second half of my favorites of 2021. So far this year has been quite a whirlwind. With day job workload and the general daily grind, finding time to wrap this up has been challenging, but I wanted to close the loop on this since some of my absolute favorites ...
  • Sonixcursions:020 Podcast – Favorites of 2021, Part 1
    Welcome to part one of my two-part favorites of 2021 episode. As we wind down this insane year and look toward 2022, I’ll be playing 10 tracks on this part one and 10 on part two, so relax and enjoy the finest outersounds of the past 12 months. Track Listing All India Radio “Don’t Turn Around (feat ...
  • Sonixcursions:019 Podcast
    It’s summer here in the northern hemisphere, and things are slowly opening up after the long pandemic lockdowns. This episode has been a few weeks in the making, and includes new and upcoming retrofuturistic jazz and electronic music, a smattering of ambient and soft synth arpeggios, and closing out with the dramatic post-rock of veterans ...
  • Sonixcursions:018 Podcast
    Spring is in the air here at SonixHQ, and with things opening up again it feels like a new beginning. This episode is mostly guitar-based, from the swirly psychedelics of Magic Castles to the cosmic country soundscapes of the Howard Hughes Suite. Though I’ve thrown in a few electronic tracks from Dolphins of Venice and ...
  • Sonixcursions:017 Podcast
    Amidst the continuously depressing news cycles lately, I offer a brief respite from reality featuring an international mix of cosmic and electronic music. Grab your headphones and drift off into an ethereal world for the next 30 minutes with artists from Australia, Spain, Germany, England and Argentina. Track Listing Kilbey Kennedy “We Are Missing” (0:00) – a ...
  • Sonixcursions:016 Podcast
    Forgive me listeners, as it’s been six weeks since my last podcast episode. I’ve had my head down finishing up the Masstransfer book for the past 2 months and realized it’s now halfway through March. This episode catches up on some of the recent releases of the year so far. I’m trying to get a little ...
  • Sonixcursions:015 Podcast
    Welcome to 2021–one month in and it feels like it’s been a whole year. There’s a slate of new releases in this episode, from dreamy neo-psychedelia to stratospheric ambient; from Portugal to Australia to Norway to America. Put on your headphones, close your eyes and breathe deeply. Track Listing Beautify Junkyards “Reverie” (0:00) – From their ...
  • Sonixcursions:014 Podcast – My Favorite Songs of 2020
    Welcome to the end of 2020 – a year that will change the course of our history into the foreseeable future. For various reasons, including being here at home full-time, I had a lot of time to spend listening to new music and following some bands I had lost touch with. For this episode, I’m ...
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