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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 us in the UK and […]

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Radio show – 10th January 2024

It’s January with short cold days and next Monday is officially the most miserable day of the year so we’re going to take it easy this show by keeping things nice and slow. Expect to hear the following tunes: Spacemen 3 – So HotLove – AndmoreagainSimon Rowe – Over and OverTrespassers William – Vapour TrailSlowdive […]

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Radio show – 27th September 2023

Another showed packed with music news and new releases. Expect to hear the following tracks in this show: Mogwai – Richie SacramentoThe Boo Radleys – Barney (and Me)Deary – FairgroundMaps – Transmission (Plaid remix)Lilts – Dodge StreetDaniel Land – Lemon BoyNation of Language – Swimming In The Shallow SeaThree Quarter Skies – On FireUnder The […]

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Radio show – 18th January 2023

The first show of the year featuring new releases and gig news as things start to pick up again after the festive period. Tracks played in this show are: Lucy Dacus – Kissing LessonsDaughter – Be On Your WayMogwai – Dry FantasySlowdive – SlomoM83 – Oceans NiagaraMolly – The Golden AgeWhite Flowers – Night DriveMark […]

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Radio show – The slow hour

In this week’s show we delve into the world of post rock, slowcore, alternative rock or whatever you wish to call it. With it being January and traditionally a slow month I wanted the sound of the show to match this, plus I recently read (and enjoyed immensely) Stuart Braithwaite from Mogwai’s book so many […]

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Radio Show – The Best of 2022

Over these shows we look back at some of the best albums and singles of 2022, there were so many new releases this year following the strange years of the pandemic. Three hours featuring some of the best tunes of 2022. Part One Part one features the following tracks: Beach House – Hurts To LoveSpiritualized […]

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Radio show – 9th Nov 2022

Following the terrible news that Mimi Parker from Low has died this show starts an ends with two of my favourite tunes by the band. We also featured the Spiritualized version of Lord Can You Hear Me? by Spacemen 3 with Mimi sang backing vocals on. There’s also a track from the new 4EPs album […]

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Radio show – The post-rock hour

Post-rock is a name to described music that is played with rock instruments in an experimental way. The term wasn’t created until 1994 when journalist Simon Reynolds wrote a review of the Bark Psychosis album Hex in Melody Maker. Over the years bands have tried to distance themselves from the term ‘post-rock’ just like many […]

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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.

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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 […]