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Radio show – Electronic hour

Back in January 1992 the NME ran a front cover featuring LFO called Don’t Fear The Bleeper. The cover showed the band smashing up guitars and highlighted a big move for the paper. Although it had covered acid house and hip-hop in the recent years the focus had very much been on bands with guitars […]

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Radio show – June 2022 round-up

In this show we look at the latest music news, new releases and reissues. Expect to hear tunes from the likes of Business School, Horsegirl, Dummy, Just Mustard, Neu, XAM Duo, Pye Corner Audio, Under The Sun, Dean and Britta, HAAi, Poster Paints, Seagoth and Revolution Above Disorder. Recent updates:Radio show – Electronic hourRadio show […]

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Radio show – The dreampop hour

In this show we focus on dreampop which Wikipedia tells me “emphasizes atmosphere and sonic texture as much as pop melody.” Expect to hear tunes from Lush, Cocteau Twins, Beach House, The Beach Boys, Low, Julee Cruise, Mazzy Star, Slowdive, Sigur Ros, A Sunny Day In Glasgow, The Duritti Column and Galaxie 500. Recent updates:Radio […]

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Radio show – May 2022 round-up

This show is a round-up of new releases, reissues, gig news and any other general bits and bobs going on this month. Expect to hear tunes from Horsegirl, Sun’s Signature, Mogwai, Bdrmm, A Place to Bury Strangers, Daniel Avery, Minor Victories, Eternal, Engineers, Ride, Warpaint and Hatchie. Recent updates:Radio show – Electronic hourRadio show – […]

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Radio show – Early 90s indie disco

An hour of back to back tunes from the early 90s that were played in indie discos across the land. There was a time before Britpop and Mr Brightside when indie discos were blasting out music that was either fast or baggy, accompanied by the stench of stale lager and fag smoke of course. Expect […]

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Radio show – Slowdive special

Slowdive are returning to the live stage this week in Bath and to celebrate the show looks back at their career. Outside of the band they’ve released so much music over the last 30 years and I’ve tried to cover much of it in this show alongside a few Slowdive tracks. You can hear tunes […]

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Radio show – Pick of the pops

This week pop pickers every song featured in the show has been a chart hit in the UK including 5 number one singles. However we aren’t playing the original versions, all the songs have been covered by the usual bands we play on this show such as Lush, Ride, The Jesus and Mary Chain, etc… […]

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Radio show – hidden 80s psych scene

This show looks at the UK hidden psych scene of the late 80s as recently written about on Loud and Quiet. Bands like Loop, Spacemen 3, The Telescopes and Thee Hypnotics created a sound hugely influenced by Suicide, The Stooges and MC5. It was a natural progression following the success of The Jesus and Mary […]

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Radio show – April 2022 round-up

This show looks at what has been going on in April with new releases, gigs and anniversaries. In this show we feature…. Adorable’s incredible debut single Sunshine Smile turning 30. Ride have announced some reissues and a new compilation. Stuart Braithwaite from Mogwai has announced his autobiography. Bdrmm have a new remix EP out. Rosie […]

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Radio show – Live show

There’s been so many great live recordings of shoegaze bands over the years, whilst they were criticised for being static and staring at their shoes on stage, it was when they played live the true volume of their sound could be experienced. This show features a selection of tracks released as live recordings, you need […]