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Radio show – 18th August 2021

We go back 2 years for our featured album of the week from Ride, their sixth album ‘This Is Not A Safe Place’ found them on top form and we play some tracks throughout the show. There were plenty of 30th anniversaries from Revolver, Mudhoney and Five Thirty as we look back at the music […]

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Radio show – Slough Festival 30th anniversary

Thirty years ago this week, the shoegazing youth of 1991 decended on Slough for their 2nd annual festival in Upton Park. The show revists that event. The first Slough Festival in 1990 featured The Soup Dragons, Northside, The Cardiacs, Frank Sidebottom, Teenage Fanclub and Thousand Yard Stare. That first year wasn’t hugely attended, despite The […]

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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 – 10th February 2021

We continue looking back at 1991 this week as we celebrate 30 years of shoegaze by featuring Spacemen 3’s Recurring as the album of the week. Released in February 1991 the album was to be the last under the Spacemen 3 name, at this point Jason and Sonic had started recording separately with the album […]

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Radio show – 18th November 2020

30 years is a bit of a theme this week… firstly it was November 1990 when Galaxie 500 released their final album This Is Our Music and toured the UK. That album is our featured album of the week and we play several tracks during the show. It’s also 30 years since Heavenly Records launched […]