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Radio show – Pick of the pops

This week pop pickers every song featured in the show has been a chart hit in the UK including 5 number one singles. However we aren’t playing the original versions, all the songs have been covered by the usual bands we play on this show such as Lush, Ride, The Jesus and Mary Chain, etc… […]

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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 […]

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Radio show – Live show

There’s been so many great live recordings of shoegaze bands over the years, whilst they were criticised for being static and staring at their shoes on stage, it was when they played live the true volume of their sound could be experienced. This show features a selection of tracks released as live recordings, you need […]

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Radio show – 10th November 2021

The recent Rough Trade session by Sennen is being released on Sonic Cathedral as the Transmissions EP, featuring mainly tracks from their debut Widows album alongside a Big Star, we play several tracks throughout the show. There’s also new releases from Spiritualized, Seagoth, Grouper, Blushing, HOO, Kelly Lee Owens and Daniel Avery. Tracklisting Seagoth – […]

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Radio show – 4th August 2021

We head back to 2003 in this week’s show for our featured album of the week. Dead Cities, Red Seas & Lost Ghosts was the second album by M83 and we play several tracks throughout the show. We also revisit the first airing of a tune from Ladies & Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space […]

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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 – 16th June 2021

White Flowers debut album Day By Day is our featured album of the week in this show. The Preston duo have created a wonderful ethereal album with influences from the Cocteau Twins and Portishead. You can hear several tracks throughout the show. We also looks back in the music papers this week in 1991 with […]

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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 – 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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Lockdown concert #1 – Spacemen 3

Today’s lockdown concert to watch is Spacemen 3 live at Willemsplein 1 in the Netherlands recorded on April 13th 1989. This was in the middle of their Playing With Fire tour, and just a few months before their final ever gig at the Reading Festival. Watching this you’d have no idea the band were about […]