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Radio show – The 1989 hour

Last week we celebrated Doolittle by the Pixies turning 35 years old, this week it’s the turn of The Stone Roses debut album and The Cure’s Disintegration, both of which were released on May 2nd 1989. Therefore this week’s show is a 1989 special featuring tracks from the year: The House of Love – I […]

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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 – 1st March 2023

Weekly round-up of music new and classics. Tracks featured in this show include: Spacemen 3 – RevolutionThe Telescopes – The TurnsMogwai – Hunted By A FreakThe Orb – Little Fluffy CloudsTangerine Dream – Love On A Fast TrainDIIV – HorseheadThe Dandy Warhols – Every Day Should Be A HolidayBeach House – DiveGnoomes – Ax OxGui.tar […]

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Radio show – Cover versions

As a child albums of cover versions were normal before the Now That’s What I Call Music! series came along and changed everything. Loads of these albums were sold in Woolworths and despite the awful music sold well, maybe the Dads bought them for the sleeve! Cover versions don’t have to be rubbish and this […]

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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 – The eighties hour

The 1980’s wasn’t all shoulder pads and big hair, there was plenty of decent music around if you looked for it. C86, goth and new wave were some of the alternative sounds of the decade but the roots of shoegaze were laid out as the decade progressed. Played in this show are The House of […]

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Radio show – 19th January 2022

This show is a round-up of what has been going on since the Christmas lull. We play two new tracks from Andy Bell following the announcement of his new album due for release in February. We also say goodbye to Ronnie Spector, there’s a new track from Mogwai, a charity shop purchase and some recent […]

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Radio show – interview with Sennen

On this show we’re joined by Rich Kellaway from Sennen. Sennen released their debut album back in 2005 and 16 years later an expanded edition is being released on Sonic Cathedral. In the show Rich talks about their roots in the Isle of Wight, moving to Norwich and forming Sennen alongside the influences, recording 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 […]