Categories
Radio show

Radio show – 9th June 2021

The second longplayer from Serena Maneesh is our featured album of the week in this show. No.2 Abyss in B Minor was released on 4AD in 2010 and followed their incredible debut. We’ll be playing various tracks throughout the show. There’s also our usual mix of new releases and looking back at through the music […]

Categories
Radio show

Radio show – 2nd June 2021

On this week’s show our ‘Featured Album of the Week’ is the second album of 2021 by Cheval Sombre, Days Go By follows his Time Waits For No One album released on Sonic Cathedral earlier this year. Also on the show we continue looking back at anniversaries from 1991 with Slowdive releasing their incredible Holding […]

Categories
Blog

Things we learnt from the My Bloody Valentine listening party

On the 15th May 2021 all of My Bloody Valentine joined Tim Burgess on Twitter for a listening party where they shared details about the making of their 1988 album Isn’t Anything. If you want to experience the tweets in time with the music you can replay the whole thing here. Alternatively we’ve posted some […]

Categories
Blog Radio show

Radio show – 30th Anniversary of Shoegaze

25th May 1991 was the first time the term ‘shoegaze’ had been used in some form in the music press. Slowdive were described as “hotly tipped shoe-gazers” in the news section of the NME Stuart Maconie was the first journalist to feature the word shoegaze in an interview the following week in the NME. Several […]

Categories
Radio show

Radio show – Velvet Underground special

This week we celebrate the Velvet Underground, without doubt one of the most influential bands of the last century and an obvious influence on the shoegaze scene of the early 90’s. There have been many, many cover versions of Velvet Underground songs released over the years and we pick a selection for this show featuring […]

Categories
Radio show

Radio show – 4AD special part two

It’s the second hour looking back over 40 years of 4AD. We bring out some of the big names this time with the Pixies, Throwing Muses alongside recent signings Dry Cleaning. Tracklisting for the show is: Pale Saints – Sight of YouRachel Goswell – CoastlineThe Amps – Just Like A BriarPixies – Gouge AwayThe Breeders […]

Categories
Radio show

Radio show – 4AD special part one

With 4AD recently releasing their Bills, Aches & Blues album marking the first 40 years of 4AD, I thought it was time we did a special focusing on the label. This is the first part as it proved so challenging to just get an hour of music, therefore part two will be next week. On […]

Categories
Radio show

Radio show – 28th April 2021

On this show we celebrate 30 years since the release of Whirlpool the debut by Chapterhouse. You can hear tracks from the album throughout the show. There’s also a John Peel Session track from the Pale Saints. The full tracklisting is: Drop Nineteens – My Aquarium (Second Time Around)Chapterhouse – TreasureA Place to Bury Strangers […]

Categories
Radio show

Radio show – 21st April 2021

This week’s show features Autolux’s 2004 album Future Perfect as our album of the week, we play tracks throughout the show. There’s also a look back to 21st April 1991 when Slowdive were in session for the John Peel Show and This Mortal Coil released the Blood album. This week also marks the 25th anniversary […]

Categories
Radio show

Radio show with Christian from Slowdive

On this show I’m joined by Christian Savill from Slowdive. Christian spends the hour with us talking about his 30+ years in music. Starting at Sarah Records in the 80s, joining Slowdive, Monster Movie, the Slowdive reunion, his new album with Beachy Head and right through to the current activities within Slowdive. It’s a packed […]