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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 – February 2nd 2022

Following the lull in January there’s plenty of new releases to share with you this week. There’s also a look back to 30 years ago as Lush release their debut album and Teenage Fanclub have their first Top 40 hit in the UK. Artists featured in the show include Beach House, Melody’s Echo Chamber, Teenage […]

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Radio show- 17th November 2021

This show is the usual round-up of new releases, anniversaries and news. We play tracks from the new Beach House album announced for February, released in chapters, we play a selection from chapter one. Andy Bell has announced he’s playing some gigs early next year and he’ll be at Chelmsford, Colchester and Ipswich. Lewsbery were […]

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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 – 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 – 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 – 10th March 2021

After a lot of nostalgia recently I decided to have a week of new releases only. There’s so much incredible music released every month that deserves to be heard. Our featured album of the week comes from Lost Horizons and their In Quiet Moments album. Lost Horizons features Simon Raymonde from the Cocteau Twins and […]

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Radio show – 2nd December 2020

It’s not often I’ll have a ‘featured album of the week’ that has made the national top 20 album charts on both sides of the Atlantic, but Beach House achieved just that with their album 7. Released in May 2018 and co-produced with Sonic Boom, the album was (unsurprisingly) their seventh and their best since […]

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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 […]