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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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Rave Down – The 1988 show

35 years ago this week Creation Records held their Doing It For The Kids gig in London and released two of the most important singles in its history from My Bloody Valentine and The House of Love.  To celebrate this important anniversary we head back to 1988 and play some of the key releases of […]

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Radio show – 12th July 2023

Latest show featuring a selection of old and recent releases. Tracks played in this show are: Sennen – Where The Light Gets InThe House of Love – ChristineAvalon Emerson – A Dam Will Always DivideMaps – Transmission (counter Mix)Beach House – Black MagicThe Love Corporation – Give Me Some Love (Weatherall remix)Hatchie – SureKnifeplay – […]

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Radio show – 5th April 2023

Plenty of gig news and some new releases and classics. Tracks in this show are: The House of Love – I Don’t Know Why I Love YouLoop – FermionMaps – Witchy FeelThe KLF – What Time Is LoveEternal – SleepAir Formation – Daylight StormsSennen – St JudeMoon Diagrams – NightmovesPrimal Scream – Gentle TuesdayJames Holden […]

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Radio show – 14th Sept 2022

In this show we feature the new album from Mark Peters, Red Sunset Dreams features guest appearances from Dot Allison and BJ Cole on his second solo long player. We also play a track from Ride bassist Steve Queralt’s new project alongside new tracks from The House of Love, XAM Duo, Pixies and Gabe Gurnsey. […]

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Radio show – July 2022 new music

This show is a round-up of new and recent releases from July 2022. There’s plenty of singles from forthcoming albums including Alvvays, The House of Love and Sonic Boom with Panda Bear. Then there’s also tracks from recent albums including Launder, Ghost Woman, Horsegirl, Working Men’s Club and Pye Corner Audio. Tracklisting is below. Horsegirl […]

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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 – 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 – 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 – shoegaze John Peel sessions

When a band recorded a John Peel session it was always an exciting moment for a fan as you got to hear either new material or a different take of previously released track. The sessions were often as close to hearing the band live as you could get as there was no studio trickery. Like […]