Sunday, March 1, 2015

Monthly Indiessential chart for February 2015

The Best Of The British Indie/Alternative Scene

1. SUNDOWNERS (LP) ... The Sundowners (Skeleton Key Records)
2. BLACK RIVERS (LP) ... Black Rivers (Ignition Records)
3. SUNNE EP ... Cheatahs (Wichita Recordings)
4. GO OUT ... Blur (Parlophone UK)
5. ALL WE ARE (LP) ... All We Are (Double Six Records)
6. LET IT REIGN (LP) ... Carl Barât & The Jackals (Cooking Vinyl)
7. O SHUDDER (LP) ... Dutch Uncles (Memphis Industries)
8. HUNGRY HEART / SOMETHING ON YOUR MIND ... Yak (Fat Possum Records)
9. THE ETERNITURTLE ... Froth (Number4Door)
10. CHASING YESTERDAY (LP) ... Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds (Sour Mash Records)
11. SCATTER (LP) ... Crushed Beaks (Matilda Records)
12. BROWN EYES EP ... The New Southern Electrikk (Louder Than War)
13. LOVE SONG / RATS ... Ist Ist (Ist Ist Music)
14. COLD KILLER ... The Lucid Dream (Holy Are You)
15. EVERYTHING EVER WRITTEN (LP) ... Idlewild (Empty Words)
16. THE RACE FOR SPACE (LP) ... Public Service Broadcasting (Test Card Recordings)
17. DYING (LP) ... Spectres (Sonic Cathedral)
18. JASPER ... Hooton Tennis Club (Heavenly Recordings)
19. SLOW CHANGES (LP) ... Lightning In A Twilight Hour (Elefant Records)
20. PAGE 59 ... CuT (Cut Music)

Compiled from playlists, listener requests and dj input for February 2015

I Don't Like Reggae...I Love It! Show tracks for Sat. Feb. 28/15

Black History month concludes at CJAM with a look at British artists influenced by the music of Jamaica. As it turned out I could have played many more selections but ran out of time. Hope you enjoyed the special segments this month.


carl barât & the jackals - we want more
pete doherty - flags of the old regime
the bulletproof bomb - 1-10
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wolf alice - giant peach
shiners - karma (is coming to get you)
spring king - city
trampolene - imagine something yesterday
yak - something on your mind
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circa waves - t-shirt weather
palma violets - danger in the club
hooton tennis club - standing knee
antelopes - it's you
the jacques - baby, turn the light off
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spiritualized mississippi space project - always forgetting with you (the bridge song)
spectres - mirror
spectres - sink
kult country - hanging crown
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lola colt - heartbreaker
honeyblood - no big deal
comet gain - to the city's core
the slow show - dresden
-----lp session - noel gallagher's high flying birds "chasing yesterday"
noel gallagher's high flying birds - the girl with the x-ray eyes
noel gallagher's high flying birds - the right stuff
noel gallagher's high flying birds - the mexican
black gold buffalo - penkenna
everything everything - distant past
bernard + edith - heartache
telegram - mr dans inside out dub
-----mixtape memories
10cc dreadlock holiday
rolling stones - cherry oh baby
the members - offshore banking business
the slits - man next door
the clash - armagideon time
the ruts - love in vain
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kitchens of distinction - anvil dub
primal scream - vanishing dub
ride - king bullshit
the police - hole in my life
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squeeze - cool for cats

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Saturday, February 21, 2015

It's Just A Trick Of The Light! Show tracks for Sat. Feb. 21/15

News of the week, new Blur! 'Nuff said.

Black History month continues at CJAM and this week we spotlight British Dub. Next week we finish the month off with a selection of British artists influenced by the genres we have featured the last 3 weeks. So look for a little reggae, a little ska and some dub.


black rivers - voyager 1
public service broadcasting - the other side
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blur - go out
telegram - inside outside
du blonde - black flag
palma violets - danger in the club
lost dawn - count on me
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the chameleons - monkeyland (radio 1 session)
the lucid dream - cold killer
froth - the rat
casual sex - the perfect storm
faerground accidents - she makes me want to die
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dutch uncles - babymaking
dutch uncles - i should have read
stealing sheep - not real
sundara karma - waves
-----northern soul spotlight
the present - many's the slip twixt the cup and the lip
kelly garrett - love's the only answer
joey heatherton - when you call me baby
the sisters love - i'm learning to trust my man
the dells - run for cover
-----lp session - carl barât & the jackals "let it reign"
carl barât & the jackals - summer in the trenches
carl barât & the jackals - beginning to see
carl barât & the jackals - the gears
the jacques - weekends
ash - cocoon
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cheatahs - campus
virginia wing - meshes
-----mixtape memories
adrian sherwood - dennis bovine feat denis bovell
dub syndicate - stoned immaculate
jah wobble - through the mist and up the mountain dub
alpha & omega - sea of dub
vibronics - red, gold and green
zion train - hailing up the selector
hollie cook & prince fatty - walking in the sand dub
-----lp session - idlewild "everything ever written"
idlewild - nothin i can do about it
idlewild - on another planet
idlewild - utopia
theme park - something good
the new southern electrikk - mother of earth
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night flowers - north



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Saturday, February 14, 2015

Fade To Grey! Show tracks for Sat. Feb. 14/15

CJAM continues it's month celebration of Black History month. This week we look at the British contributions to reggae.
Next week we feature dub and the last week of the month will British artists influenced by Caribbean (mainly Jamaican) music.
This week we heard the shocking news of the passing of new wave pioneer Steve Strange. After some health issues he passed away from a heart attack at age 55. Much to young to lose anyone. We open the show with some of his music with Visage. RIP Steve.
visage - the damned don't cry
visage - night train (orchestral)
visage - in the year 2525
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paul weller - white sky
the new southern electrikk - brown eyes
the cribs - i see your picture every day
the rhubarb triangle - wakefield city blues
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crushed beaks - replica
crushed beaks - history
peace - imaginary
kasabian - bow
superfood - you can believe
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wire - joust & jostle
gang of four - graven image feat robbie furce
hot chip - huarache lights
public service broadcasting - e.v.a.
public service broadcasting - valentina feat smoke fairies
-----northern soul spotlight
edward hamilton & the arabians - baby don't you weep
margie joseph - i can't move no mountains
melba moore - the magic touch
chris calloway - you're something else
dena barnes - if you ever walked out of my life
-----lp session - black rivers "black rivers"
black rivers - diamond days
black rivers - the wind that shakes the barley
black rivers - coral sea
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anteros - anteros
swim deep - to my brother
movie - misty windowpane
-----mixtape memories
steel pulse - handsworth revolution
aswad - 54:46 was my number
musical youth - youth of today
ub40 - wild cat
eddy grant - boys in the street

smiley culture - cockney translation
tippa irie - it's good to have the feeling you're the best
bitty mclean - it keeps raining
holly cook - superfast
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joanna gruesome - last year
princess - black widow
froth - the eterniturtle
fireworks - switch me on
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lightning in a twilight hour - everyone talks about the weather
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Saturday, February 7, 2015

Too Much Too Young! Show tracks for Sat. Feb. 7/15

We start our Black History month celebrations tonight with a look at the British contributions to Ska.
Next week we continue with Reggae and Dub the week after that.
The Northern Soul spotlight round out the celebrations for the night.

gaz coombes - detroit
jim valentine - tripetta
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trampolene - imagine something yesterday
the vaccines - handsome
the cribs - burning for no one
deux furieuses - the party of shaitaan
houdinin dax - apple tree
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spector - all the sad young men
ist ist - love song
bruising - can't you feel
shinies - soak
shinies - spent youth
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doe - avalanche
fake laugh - kinda girl
life model - lilt
all we are - ebb/flow
all we are - stone
-----northern soul spotlight
barret strong - man in the sky
bettye lavette - i feel good (all over)
nancy wilson - the end of our love
lou rawls - when love goes wrong
fats domino - it keeps rainin'
-----lp session - sundowners "s/t"
sundowners - wild as the season
sundowners - who we are
sundowners - i dreamed
sundowners - soul responding
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dutch uncles - drips
soak - sea creatures
la priest - oino
the pop group - citizen zombie
-----mixtape memories
special a.k.a. - guns of navarone (live)
judge dread - ska fever
teenage filmstars - odd man out
madness - the prince
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specials - nite klub
selector - too much pressure
the bodysnatchers - 007
the beat - ranking full stop
bad manners - inner london violence
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peace - perfect skin
peace - under the moon
clinic - it's only rock 'n' roll (but I like it)
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the kvb - sympathy for the devil
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Monday, February 2, 2015

Monthly Indiessential chart for January 2015

The Best Of The British Indie/Alternative Scene

1. GIRLS IN PEACETIME WANT TO DANCE (LP) ... Belle & Sebastian (Matador)
2. RATWORLD (LP) ... Menace Beach (Memphis Industries)
3. MODERN NATURE (LP) ... The Charlatans (BMG)
4. SETTING SUN ... Swervedriver (Cherry Red Records)
5. FIRST LIGHT ... Django Django (Because Music)
6. A STORM IS COMING ... Carl Barât & The Jackals (Cooking Vinyl)
7. CUT ME AND I'LL BLEED ... Blossoms (Skeleton Key Records)
8. MAXIMUM ENTROPY (LP) ... Man Without Country (Lost Balloon)
9. DON'T LAUGH AT MY ANGRY FACE ... Evans The Death (Slumberland)
10. AN IVORY HAND ... The Cribs (Sonic Blew)
11. MIDDLE AGED FREAKS (LP) ... The Wolfhounds (Odd Box Records)
12. BALLAD OF THE MIGHTY I ... Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds (Sour Mash)
13. I'M A GIRL ... Peace (Columbia)
14. COTTON CANDY/STORM O.K ... Keroscene (Dream Machine Records)
15. THE BLACK LAMPS (LP) ... The Black Lamps (Of National Importance Records)
16. DECIDED KNOWLEDGE ... Dutch Uncles (Memphis Industries)
17. MATADOR (LP) ... Gaz Coombes (Caroline)
18. GREEK TRAGEDY ... The Wombats (14th Floor Records)
19. SUBURBAN ROBOT ... Girl One And The Grease Guns (Squirrel Records)
20. THE MEMORY MUSEUM ... Lightning In A Twilight Hour (Elefant)

Compiled from playlists, listener requests and dj input for January 2015

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Let The Good Times Be Never Ending! Show tracks for Sat. Jan. 31/15



jesus & mary chain - something's wrong
the primitives - lead me astray
manhattan love suicides - drag
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cheatahs - sunne
swervedriver - setting sun
drenge - we can do what we want
climbing boys - onibaba
crushed beaks -overgrown
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kaiser chiefs - falling awake
keroscene - storm o.k.
man made - carsick cars
real lies - north circular
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desperate journalist - hesitate
desperate journalist -happening
evans the death - enabler
girl one & the grease guns - suburban robot
the tuts - worry warrior
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I s t. I s t. - nights arm
vision fortune - back crawl II
-----northern soul spotlight
eloise laws - love factory
joe tex - under your powerful love
the carstairs - it really hurts me girl
the montclairs - hung up on your love
-----lp session - the charlatans "modern nature"
the charlatans - keep enough
the charlatans - let the good times be never ending
the charlatans - lean in
rae morris - under the shadows
the moon - eureka moment
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spc eco - hear me now
spectres - where flies sleep
-----mixtape memories
the bluebells - cath
the supernaturals - the day before yesterday's man
the orchids - something for the longing
the shamen - something about you
trashcan sinatras - twisted and bent
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the black lamps - casa disco
the black lamps - the smoking party
colour of spring - honey
menace beach - infinite donut
april towers - arcadia
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childhood - falls away
spandau ballet - soul boy


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