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Radio show – 31st January 2024

In this hour you can expect to hear the usual mix of new releases and old tunes, this show features the following tracks: Wild Nothing – Only HeatherNewDad – AngelPunchlove – Dead LandsSwervedriver – 99th DreamDIIV – Blue BoredomWhitelands – Tell Me About ItThe Jesus and Mary Chain – jamcodNot Me But Us – When […]

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Radio show – 8th November 2023

In this show you can hear the following tracks: Teenage Fanclub – Everything FlowsThe Beatles – RainSwervedriver – 99th DreamDrop Nineteens – Another One AnotherSarabeth Tucek – Something For YouAppliance – In The Event of Just LookingLiz Lawrence – I Was ThereDuster – Untitled 84Slowdive – Prayer RememberedThe Vaselines – Son Of A GunGlare – […]

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Radio show – Shoegaze at Norwich Arts Centre

Last week was Independent Music Venue week and BBC 6Music were broadcasting live from Norwich Arts Centre as part of the celebrations. Steve Lamacq was at the venue and discussing live on the radio the many bands who’d played there over the years. For this show I thought it’d be good to look at some […]

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Radio show – The 1993 show

Over the last few years we’ve been looking back 30 years at what was going on musically, as we enter 2023 this show travels back 30 years to 1993. Ignoring the huge success of Meat Loaf, Take That and Mr Blobby the original shoegaze bands were releasing their second albums with mixed results, whilst the […]

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Radio show – The 2010s hour

The 2010s wasn’t just about ugly politics, social media and skinny jeans, it was also the decade that saw shoegaze be taken seriously again. This was mainly due to the success of bands such as Beach House and DIIV alongside reunions from the original bands whom went on to release new material. This show looks […]

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Radio show – The b-side show

Whilst shoegaze bands released plenty of EPs there were still loads of quality tracks that were just tucked away as b-sides. This show is back to back b-sides, expect to hear tunes from the likes of Lush, Ride, The Radio Dept, Cocteau Twins, Adorable, My Bloody Valentine, DIIV, Chapterhouse, Sigur Ros, The House of Love, […]

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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 – 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 – 9th December 2020

In this show we look back at the Minor Victories album of 2016. A collaboration between Rachel from Slowdive, Stuart from Mogawi, Justin from Editors and his brother James. We’ll be playing a selection of tunes from the album throughout the show including their collaboration with James from The Twilight Sad. Also on the show […]

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Radio show – Creation Records special

26th November 2000 was the date I first launched the www.creation-records.com website.   The month before there were two books and a compilation album on the subject of Creation Records released but there was still very little information about the music online. The legacy Creation left is probably bigger now than it was in 2000. […]