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Radio show – October 21st 2020

This show features The Radio Dept’s debut Lesser Matters as the album of the week, we play a selection of tracks. We also look back at the 30th anniversary of Ride’s debut album Nowhere and the tour which included support slots from Bleach and Slowdive. Creation Records signings Meat Whiplash are in session for the […]

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Radio show – October 14th 2020

We go back to 1999 for this week’s featured album of the week. Released in September of that year the second album from death In Vegas was shortlisted for the Mercury Music prize. The Contino Sessions featured a whole range of guests from Dot Allison, Jim Reid, Matt Flint (Revolver), Iggy Pop and the London […]

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Radio Show – Andy Bell’s Songs From Halfway Down

This week’s show is a special with our guest Andy Bell from Ride discussing the influences and events that lead to his debut solo album The View From Halfway Down. We’ve handed the tracklisting of the whole show over to Andy (hence we’ve called it The Songs From Halfway Down) and alongside tracks from his […]

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Radio show – 30th September 2020

Dean & Britta’s latest release the Quarantine Tapes is our featured album of the week on this show. The album is a compilation of tracks recorded during the lockdown and some were recorded as part of their live streams during the spring of 2020. We play a handful of tracks from the album but the […]

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Watch Ride at London’s Town & Country Club

In March of 1991 Ride set off on their second large tour of the UK in less than six months. Following the huge success of their debut album, released just five months before, the band followed it up with an EP that crashed into the UK top 20. The concert below at the Town & […]

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Radio show – 23rd September 2020

Maps, Andy Bell, Boards of Canada, Haai, Asteroid #4, Indian Wells and Nothing feature on the latest show. There’s a Peel Session track from Swervedriver recorded in 1990 alongside a live track from the Brian Jonestown Massacre recorded in 2008. We also play Slowdive with the exciting news that they are back in the studio […]

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Watch – How Shoegaze Became Shoegaze

A new short documentary has uploaded to YouTube which is well worth a watch, whilst there are a few inaccurate facts its still a great watch. The thing I loved about this documentary is it mainly focuses on the era before the name shoegaze was created. Whilst many people still think of shoegaze as being […]

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Watch fan-made Boards of Canada documentary

I often say that fans sometimes understand bands better than the band or the team behind them ever could because they observe and obsess over every detail. My theory has been proved right with a new fan-made Boards of Canada film. This is Hexagon Son is a film about the story behind Boards of Canada […]

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Radio Show – 16th September 2020

Chapterhouse, The Telescopes, The Motorcycle Boy and Ride all feature on our album of the week this show. Heaven & Hell was a compilation album of Velvet Underground covers released in 1990. The album also featured Nirvana, James, The Wedding Present and Screaming Trees. You can hear a selection of tracks on the show. There’s […]

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Radio show – 9th September 2020

Following Record Store Day this show features the Pale Saints compilation Mrs Dolphin as the featured album of the week. The album was originally released in Japan only and has never been pressed on vinyl before. We play several tracks from the album including Colours and Shapes that has never been officially available in the […]