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Radio show – 27th September 2023

Another showed packed with music news and new releases. Expect to hear the following tracks in this show: Mogwai – Richie SacramentoThe Boo Radleys – Barney (and Me)Deary – FairgroundMaps – Transmission (Plaid remix)Lilts – Dodge StreetDaniel Land – Lemon BoyNation of Language – Swimming In The Shallow SeaThree Quarter Skies – On FireUnder The […]

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Radio show – 10th May 2023

Music news, new releases and gig updates this week plus a couple of oldies. In this show you will hear: The Early Years – Simple SolutionTVAM – SemanticsBeach House – Black MagicFuture Sound of London (featuring Elizabeth Fraser) – LifeformsChapterhouse – PearlSpirea X – Chlorine DreamWhitelands – Setting Sun (A.R. Kane Initiation Dub)The Boo Radleys […]

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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 – 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 – 24th March 2021

We go back exactly 30 years for this week’s featured album. Happy Daze vol.2 was compiled by Gary Crowley and released on March 25th 1991. The album captures the sound of the time with a mixture of shoegaze and post-Madchester ‘baggy’ bands. We play tracks from the album throughout the show. There’s also new releases […]

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Radio show – 27th January 2021

The featured album on this show is PsiconĂ¡utica, the 2016 album by Linda Guilala. The 20 track longplayer was released on Elefant and is one of the best shoegaze albums of the 2010s. We play tracks from the album throughout the show. There’s a John Peel Session track from Thee Hypnotics recorded in March 1989. […]

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Radio show – November 4th 2020

What a week… a new lockdown in England, the US elections and the announcement that The Boo Radleys are (kind of) returning. Sice Boo & The Radleys have announced a gig next autumn and whilst we have no idea what their setlist will include, no doubt it will focus on the later chart hits, we […]

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Radio Show – The 1990 Festive Fifty

On last week’s show we discussed the 1990 Reading Festival so this week I decided we’d have a break from the usual show to run down the 1990 Festive Fifty. You’ll hear standout tracks from the like of My Bloody Valentine, Ride, The Boo Radleys, Sonic Youth and a few surprises. The full chart for […]

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Radio show – 3rd June 2020

On this week’s show our featured album of the week is the 2007 debut from Fields. Everything Last Winter was released on Atlantic Records and blended shoegaze with folk. Also on the show we have the Andy Bell (Ride) remix of the latest BDRMM single. We play a John Peel session track from 1991 by […]