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 – the Dreampop hour

This show is a dream pop special, Wikipedia describes it as music that emphasizes atmosphere and sonic texture as much as pop melody. Common characteristics include breathy vocals, dense productions, and effects such as reverb, echo, tremolo, and chorus. Expect to hear the following tracks: Deary - HeavenLush - Scarlet ...

Radio show – the 2004 hour

In this show we head back 20 years to 2004. It was the year that shoegaze was finally mentioned in the press again as new record labels and the club nights started. You can hear the following tracks in this hour. Low - CaliforniaThe Engineers - HomeMonster Movie - Letting ...

Radio show – 29th May 2024

In this hour we feature the usual mix of new releases, reissues, classics and gig news. Expect to hear the following tracks in this hour. Stereolab - Wow and FlutterNewDad - Just Like HeavenSpiritualized - Soul On FireDIIV - Raining On Your PillowCocteau Twins - Pale Clouded WhiteSlowdive - prayer ...

Radio show – 22nd May 2024

Tracks played in this hour are: Been Stellar - SweetNewmoon - CrazingMercury Rev - HolesAdorable - Kangaroo CourtJunodream - The OrangesWishy - SpinningNot Me But Us - When We See (Maps remix)The KVB - TremorsCrate - JuliaSeefeel - Climactic Phase No.3Tacoma Radar - Loneliness Comes Without A SoundA Place to ...

Radio show – 15th May

This week's show features a mixture of new releases, anniversaries, gig news and a tribute to Steve Albini. Expect to hear the following tracks. Whitelands - The Prophet and IAdorable - VendettaDeary - Beauty In All Blue Satin (White Flowers remix)Eternal - SleepThe Breeders - Off YouThe Wedding Present - ...

Radio show – streaming charts

Radio stations on a bank holiday always have some kind of chart rundown therefore I thought I'd do something similar and see who are the most popular artists I regularly play on the show. This week's show is a run down of the top 30 on streaming sites. To qualify ...

Radio show – The 1989 hour

Last week we celebrated Doolittle by the Pixies turning 35 years old, this week it's the turn of The Stone Roses debut album and The Cure's Disintegration, both of which were released on May 2nd 1989. Therefore this week's show is a 1989 special featuring tracks from the year: The ...

Radio show – 24th April 2024

Plenty of music news this week along with loads of new releases. In this hour you can hear: Flyying Colours - WavygravyBeen Stellar - SweetPixies - DebaserPale Saints - Sight of YouAir Formation - Pressure DropThe Red, Pinks and Purples - Faith In Daydreaming YouthLaunder - AshVirgins - slowly, longEmma ...

Radio show – 17th April 2024

Another hour of new releases, reissues and anniversaries. Tracks played in this show are: Mazzy Star - HalalRingo Deathstarr - Tambourine GirlNo Age - Teen CreepsThe Jesus and Mary Chain - Never UnderstandIdaho - On FireNewmoon - Eternal FallRide - BirdmanDIIV - Everyone OutThe Other Two - SelfishPye Corner Audio ...

Radio show – 3rd April 2024

On the week that Ride release their seventh longplayer we feature a couple of tracks in the show alongside a selection of new releases and oldies. Tracks played in this show are: Linda Guilala - MonstruoRide - Portland RocksHatchie - Sure (Robin Guthrie remix)Pixies - Velouria (John Peel session 1990)The ...

Radio show – 27th March 2024

Alongside some new releases this week we look back at some of the tunes in the pop charts on this week in previous years. Tracks played in the show are: Lush - De-LuxeThe Cure - A Letter To Elise (Live in Paris)Luster - Missing YouSPC ECO - TrashesOzean - PorcelainCocteau ...

Radio show – 20th March 2024

This week's new releases and gig news includes the following tracks: The Radio Dept - Where Damage Isn't Already DoneJesus and Mary Chain - DiscothequeBlinder - Empty FistsRide - MonacoChapterhouse - Never EnoughSoccer Mommy - Heredeary - Want You (live)Kim Gordon - The Candy HouseThe Parachute Men - Every Other ...

Radio show – 4th birthday

The first edition of Rave Down was broadcast on March 11th 2020. Looking back is pretty surreal as I remember talking at the station about what was happening in Italy at the time and hoping we wouldn't go into lockdown. 12 days later we had the same restrictions placed on ...

Radio show – 6th March 2024

This week's show features the following tunes: The Pale Saints - You Tear The World in TwoBdrmm - Standard TuningVirgins - signallingDaniel Land - White ChalkDIIV - Brown Paper BagNewDad - NightmaresCocteau Twins - Iceblink LuckThe Jesus and Mary Chain - jamcodJjuujjuu - SomeTopographies - Chain of DaysKim Gordon - ...

Radio show – 28th February 2024

Plenty of new releases and music news this week. Expect to hear the following tracks: Ultra Vivid Scene - The Mercy SeatBored At My Grandma's House - InhibitionsDaughter - Swim BackSaint Saviour - I Just Can't Take The RiskRide - Last FrontierLow - LullabyAir Formation - Finding GravityTelevise - UnderwaterThe ...

Radio show – 21st February 2024

Heaps of new releases this week which are too good to ignore and taking over most of the show. Expect to hear the following tracks. Devon Ross - SwimWhitelands - Tell Me About ItJessica Pratt - Life IsRide - Last FrontierDIIV - Brown Paper BagBdrmm - Standard TuningParis Angels - ...

Radio show – 14th February 2024

This show features plenty of updates including new tracks, reissues and gig news. In this hour you can hear the following tracks: Suicide - ChereeThe KVB - LabyrinthsCruush - HeadspaceMark Peters - Golden Circle GameSonic Youth - Death Valley '69Medicine - PhotographNeu -ForeverJames Holden - Trust Your FeetNico - All ...

Radio show – 31st January 2024

In this hour you can expect to hear the usual mix of new releases and old tunes, this show features the following tracks: Wild Nothing - Only HeatherNewDad - AngelPunchlove - Dead LandsSwervedriver - 99th DreamDIIV - Blue BoredomWhitelands - Tell Me About ItThe Jesus and Mary Chain - jamcodNot ...