You can hear the Rave Down radio show every Wednesday night at 7pm.

Listen live on Future Radio via DAB or FM across Norwich or online here.

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Radio show- 17th November 2021

This show is the usual round-up of new releases, anniversaries and news. We play tracks from the new Beach House album announced for February, released in chapters, we play a selection from chapter one. Andy Bell has announced he's playing some gigs early next year and he'll be at Chelmsford, ...
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Radio show – 10th November 2021

The recent Rough Trade session by Sennen is being released on Sonic Cathedral as the Transmissions EP, featuring mainly tracks from their debut Widows album alongside a Big Star, we play several tracks throughout the show. There's also new releases from Spiritualized, Seagoth, Grouper, Blushing, HOO, Kelly Lee Owens and ...
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Radio show – shoegaze John Peel sessions

When a band recorded a John Peel session it was always an exciting moment for a fan as you got to hear either new material or a different take of previously released track. The sessions were often as close to hearing the band live as you could get as there ...
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Radio show – 27th October 2021

With the announcement that Ride are to take their (belated) Nowhere 30th anniversary tour on the road next year we'll be playing tracks from their debut as our featured album of the week. The band will be playing Norwich Waterfront on April 22nd 2022 as part of a nationwide tour ...
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Radio show – 20th October 2021

We have another new release as our featured album this week. Dummy's incredible debut album Mandatory Enjoyment is released on Friday (22nd October) on Trouble In Mind and we feature tracks throughout the show. There's also a live track from Sennen taken from their forthcoming Transmissions EP recorded for Rough ...
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Radio show – 13th October 2021

On this show we previewed Dean Wareham's first new album in seven years called 'I Have Nothing To Say To The Mayor of LA' which is released on Friday. You can hear tracks throughout the show. We also travel back 30 years ago this week to a small festival that ...
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Radio show – 6th October 2021

From Manchester in the mid-80s, Magic Roundabout have waited over three decades for the songs they recorded to finally be released. Up was recently remastered after Ian Masters from The Pale Saints discovered their old recordings from 1987 and they're finally released on Jack White's Third Man Records. During their ...
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Radio show – 29th September 2021

The new album from Ulrich Schnauss and Mark Peters is our featured album in this show. Destiny Waiving was released last week and is the third album from the duo. We play tracks from the album throughout the show. There's also the chance to hear plenty of new releases from ...
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Radio show – 22nd September 2021

First show after a couple of weeks off and there are plenty of new tunes to play. There's also the incredible new album by Low. Their 13th album Hey What is our featured album of the week and one of the best, we play tracks throughout the show. There's also ...
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Radio show – 1st September 2021

We go back to 1991 again this week as we visit one of the last great occasions of the original shoegaze era. Not only do Slowdive release their debut album Just For A Day but a whole bunch of groups play the Yamaha Band Explosion. The NME news article about ...
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Radio show – 25th August 2021

The featured album of the week in this show is from Helen with their The Original Faces album. Helen was a one-off album from Liz Harris of Grouper released in 2015 on Kranky. Also on the show there's plenty of new releases from Low, Dean Wareham, Mildred Maude, Penelope Isles ...
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Radio show – 18th August 2021

We go back 2 years for our featured album of the week from Ride, their sixth album 'This Is Not A Safe Place' found them on top form and we play some tracks throughout the show. There were plenty of 30th anniversaries from Revolver, Mudhoney and Five Thirty as we ...
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Radio show – 11th August 2021

This week's show is packed with new releases and another look back at the music press in 1991. There's also our usual featured album of the week which this time comes from Amusement Parks On Fire with their self-titled debut album from 2004. Looking back at this week in 1991 ...
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Radio show – 4th August 2021

We head back to 2003 in this week's show for our featured album of the week. Dead Cities, Red Seas & Lost Ghosts was the second album by M83 and we play several tracks throughout the show. We also revisit the first airing of a tune from Ladies & Gentlemen ...
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Radio show – Slough Festival 30th anniversary

Thirty years ago this week, the shoegazing youth of 1991 decended on Slough for their 2nd annual festival in Upton Park. The show revists that event. The first Slough Festival in 1990 featured The Soup Dragons, Northside, The Cardiacs, Frank Sidebottom, Teenage Fanclub and Thousand Yard Stare. That first year ...
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Rave Down and Sennen join Tim’s Listening Party

On Tuesday night (13th July 2021) Sennen hosted a Twitter Listening Party with Tim Burgess. This was to celebrate the reissue of the band's debut album 'Widows' from 2005. When the album was released I was part of Hungry Audio who originally released the album, the band very kindly asked ...
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Radio show – 14th July 2021

We travel back to 1990 for this week's album of the week. It was to be the final album on 4AD for the Cocteau Twins and is often seen as their best. We play tracks from Heaven or Las Vegas throughout the show. There's a 1994 Peel Session track from ...
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Radio show – 7th July 2021

There's been so many fantastic new releases recently we've pretty much dedicated the whole show to them this week. First up Daniel Avery releases his fourth solo album 'Together In Static' which follows his recent gigs and online stream from Hackney Church. Daniel continues to push the boundaries with the ...
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