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Radio show – 6th October 2021

From Manchester in the mid-80s, Magic Roundabout have waited over three decades for the songs they recorded to finally be released. Up was recently remastered after Ian Masters from The Pale Saints discovered their old recordings from 1987 and they’re finally released on Jack White’s Third Man Records. During their original run they played gigs […]

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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 – 4AD special part two

It’s the second hour looking back over 40 years of 4AD. We bring out some of the big names this time with the Pixies, Throwing Muses alongside recent signings Dry Cleaning. Tracklisting for the show is: Pale Saints – Sight of YouRachel Goswell – CoastlineThe Amps – Just Like A BriarPixies – Gouge AwayThe Breeders […]

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Radio show – 28th April 2021

On this show we celebrate 30 years since the release of Whirlpool the debut by Chapterhouse. You can hear tracks from the album throughout the show. There’s also a John Peel Session track from the Pale Saints. The full tracklisting is: Drop Nineteens – My Aquarium (Second Time Around)Chapterhouse – TreasureA Place to Bury Strangers […]

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Watch – How Shoegaze Became Shoegaze

A new short documentary has uploaded to YouTube which is well worth a watch, whilst there are a few inaccurate facts its still a great watch. The thing I loved about this documentary is it mainly focuses on the era before the name shoegaze was created. Whilst many people still think of shoegaze as being […]

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Radio show – 9th September 2020

Following Record Store Day this show features the Pale Saints compilation Mrs Dolphin as the featured album of the week. The album was originally released in Japan only and has never been pressed on vinyl before. We play several tracks from the album including Colours and Shapes that has never been officially available in the […]

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Radio Show – August 19th 2020

Slowdive’s third album Pygmalion is the featured album of the week. Released in 1995 at the height of Britpop, the album sounds absolutely nothing like other albums of the year with an ambient and experimental approach. Pygmalion is a timeless album. There’s also a Peel Session track from Broadcast recorded in 2000 and a live […]

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Shoegaze on TV – Pale Saints on Snub

This appearance by The Pale Saints on the BBC2 alternative music TV show Snub was broadcast the same month the band’s debut album was released. Recent updates:Shoegaze on TV – The Boo Radleys

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Radio Show – 18th March 2020

Album of the week for this episode came from The Pale Saints with their debut ‘The Comforts of Madness’ from 1990. There’s a live track from the Early Years recorded at the 100 Club in London and we head back to 1991 for a Peel Session tack from Curve. Also on the show we have […]