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Radio show – 23rd June 2021

On this show we feature the debut album from Alvvays, their self-titled debut released in 2014 was a perfect blend of C86, shoegaze and old school indie. There’s also quite a few 30th anniversary releases to celebrate as we continue our look back at 1991 including tracks from Moose, Pale Saints, The Prudes, Swervedriver and […]

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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 […]

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Radio show – 17th March 2021

Featured on this show is the 2007 album from New York shoegazers Asobi Seksu. Citrus was originally released the previous year in the US but after signing to One Little Indian it was released in the UK. We play tracks from the album throughout the show. There’s also some anniversaries as we continue our look […]

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NME’s tips for 1991

If 1990 was the year of Madchester, 1991 was the year of shoegaze. In 12 short months the scene was created and killed off by the UK music press. As the year started NME gave their tips for the top 20 bands to break through, the list is actually very different to what you’d expect. […]

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Radio show – 17th June 2020

On this week’s show our featured album of the week was from DIIV. Released in 2016 their second longplayer Is The Is Are was a double album from a band that was struggling at the time dealing with drug issues. It’s an album that even the band never knew if they’d be able to follow-up. […]

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Radio show – 29th April 2020

This week’s show featured The House of Love’s 1992 overlooked longplayer Babe Rainbow as the album of the week. The Jesus and Mary Chain were live from Glasgow Barrowlands in 2014 whilst we played a Moose track from their John Peel Session from 1991. Also on the show were Yeti Lane, Minor Victories, Dean Wareham, […]