Sunday, December 10, 2017

Like A Sonic Tonic! Show tracks for Sat. Dec. 9/17

With the holiday season fast approaching it can only mean one thing, the annual Festive 50 countdown. In honour of our idol John Peel we count back the top 50 artists/bands of the year. It's a countdown so big it takes two shows to feature all fifty acts. Starting on Saturday, December 23rd and finishing on Saturday, December 30th, Cowboys & Indies presents as it has for over 25 years, The Festive 50 countdown. Join us to see where your fave artist places and see who wins the #1 spot!

white room - tomorrow always knows
tempesst - tidal wave
stereo honey - feels like heaven
manic street preachers - international blue
wild beasts - the devil's palace (live at rak)
teleman - nights on earth (moscoman)
pete wylie - people! (rise of dunning kruger)
inheaven - regeneration (2017 version)
belle & sebastian - sweet dew lee
belle & sebastian - the girl doesn't get it
lloyd cole & the commotions - rattlesnakes
felt - spanish house
alien stadium - the visitations
inspiral carpets - you're so good for me (like a sonic tonic remix edit)
new order - academic (mark reeder's akademixx)
-----northern soul spotlight
charles thomas - the man with the golden touch
jj jackson - come send me
the enchanters - i paid for the party
artie lewis - ain't no good
-----lp session - moderate rebels "the sound of security"
moderate rebels - extraordinary
moderate rebels - i'm feeling the deep state
moderate rebels - waiting for the water to clear
the wombats - turn
the big pink - blue monday
cherry hex and the dream church - toska
hmltd - satan, luella and i
demob happy - be your man
phobophobes - miniature world
beach riot - she's a hurricane
sea pinks - mininum wage
graham coxon - falling
tusks - toronto
the altered hours - open wide
-----lp session - kelly lee owens "kelly lee owens extended"
kelly lee owens - anxi feat jenny hval
kelly lee owens - keep walking
kelly lee owens - spaces
sway - to be a man
feral five - i want you


Sunday, December 3, 2017

In Your Beat! Show tracks for Sat. Dec. 2/17

martin carr - damocles
luxembourg signal - antarctica
django django - in your beat
field music - count it up
w.h. lung - want
spinn - she takes her time
dream estate - you
thyla - tell each other lies
the fratellis - stand up tragedy
mollie marriott - truth is a wolf
mollie marriott - king of hearts
liam gallagher - come back to me
noel gallagher's high flying birds - keep on reaching
the jam - man in the corner shop
white room - the blue
the spook school - less than perfect
the go! team - mayday
happy mondays - kinky afro
-----northern soul spotlight
bob & earl - everybody jerk
carl hall - you don't know nothing
the autographs - sad sad feeling
vickie baines - sweeter than sweet things
-----lp session - michael head & the red elastic band "adiós señor pussycat"
michael head & the red elastic band - overjoyed
michael head & the red elastic band - queen of all saints
michael head & the red elastic band - what's the difference
pete astor - water tower
wild billy childish & ctmf - what about brian
the just joans - i only smoke when i drink
little kicks - bang the drum slowly
the lafontaines - hang five
moderate rebels - rename / rebrand
calva louise - getting closer
starsha lee - love is superficial
fujiya & miyagi - chichikov
andrew weatherall - selling the shadow
-----lp session - kosmonaut "days of our lives"
kosmonaut - days of our lives
kosmonaut - she walks away
kosmonaut - fadeaway
air formation - vanishing act
cherry hex and the dream church - witch girl
treeboy & arc - white


Friday, December 1, 2017

Cowboys & Indies Monthly Indiessential charts 2017 - November Singles

The Best Of The British Indie/Alternative Scene

1. DIG ... Black Honey (Foxfive Records)
2. HUMAN AGE / LAST BREATH ... Fehm (Everything Has Meaning)
3. OUR GOAL TO REALISE ... Amusement Parks On Fire (Saint Marie Records)
4. XIII ... Dark Horses (Tricky Spirits)
5. FUNF EP ... Teleman (Moshi Moshi Records)
6. DOUBLE WORLD ... The Wytches (Heavenly)
7. SHOT IN THE DARK ... Towers Of London (Big Shades Productions)
8. LEMON TO A KNIFE FIGHT ... The Wombats (Bright Antenna)
9. SUMMER CAME EARLY EP ... Exploded View (Sacred Bones Records)
10. IDLE WAYS ... Phalcons (Libertino)
11. IDLE CROWN ... Queen Zee & The Sasstones (Sasstone Records)
12. PUT DOWN YOUR PEN ... Childcare (Elephant Records)
13. ONE RIZLA ... Shame (Dead Oceans)
14. HEAVY EP ... Yonaka (Asylum Records)
15. KISS OF DEATH ... Proletariat (Proletariat)
16. CRACKER DROOL ... Goat Girl (Rough Trade)
17. TEENAGE TOY ... Insecure Men (Fat Possum Records)
18. BABY / BEAT THE GUN ... Paves (This Feeling Records)
19. HOT LIKE LAVA EP ... Leoprrrds (Späti Palace)
20. TIN PAN BOY ... Yungblud (Locomotion/Geffen)

Compiled from playlists, listener requests and dj input for November 2017

Cowboys & Indies Monthly Indiessential charts 2017 - November Albums

The Best Of The British Indie/Alternative Scene

1. INSTANT PLEASURES (LP) ... Shed Seven (Infectious)
2. THE MORAL CROSSING (LP) ... Autobahn (Tough Love Records)
3. WHO BUILT THE MOON? (LP) ... Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds (Sour Mash)
4. NEW SHAPES OF LIFE (LP) ... Martin Carr (Tapete)
5. RACQUET (LP) ... Red Kite (Blood)
6. SONGS FROM THE SIDES OF LORRIES (LP) ... I, Ludicrous (Old King Lud)
7. SCREAM ABOVE THE SOUNDS (LP) ... The Stereophonics (PLG UK Frontline)
8. AS YOU WERE (LP) ... Liam Gallagher (WEA)
9. BLUE FIELD (LP) ... The Luxembourg Signal (Shelflife)
10. QUALIA (LP) ... Andrew Weatherall (Höga Nord Rekords)
11. CONFLATS (LP) ... Out Lines (Rock Action Records)
12. LOW IN HIGH SCHOOL (LP) ... Morrissey (BMG)
13. DIFFERENT BLADES FROM THE SAME PAIR OF SCISSORS (LP) ... Fujiya & Miyagi (Impossible Objects Of Desire)
14. SQUID (LP) ... Fever Dream (Club AC30)
15. PERMO (LP) ... Spinning Coin (Geographic)
16. WOODLAND ECHOES (LP) ... Nick Heyward (Gladsome Hawk)
17. STONE TAPE (LP) ... The Telescopes (Yard Press)
18. II (LP) ... Viva Brother (Pretty Records)
19. BY ORDER OF TEH MOOSE (LP) ... El Goodo (Strangetown Records)
20. ABSENT FOREVER (LP) ... Plastic Flowers (The Native Sound)

Compiled from playlists, listener requests and dj input for November 2017

Sunday, November 26, 2017

Constellations Echo Lanes! Show tracks for Sat. Nov. 25/17

Festive 50 coming soon!
Have you started your year end lists yet? What will be your number one?

out lines - there is a saved place
snapped ankles - come play the trees
white room - twisted celebration
softer still - talk to me like the sea
artificial pleasure - better than nothing
china crisis - some people i know lead fantastic lives
noel gallagher's high flying birds - black & white sunshine
noel gallagher's high flying birds - if love is the law
alien stadium - this one's for the humans
shock machine - fire up my heart
childcare - put down your pen
queen zee & the sasstones - idle crown
andrew weatherall - saturday international
fujiya & miyagi - paper airplanes
exploded view - mirror of the madman
teleman - rivers in the dark (buillion)
-----northern soul spotlight
ben aiken - satisfied
the mighty hannibal - get in the groove
linda jones - hypnotized
the marvellos - i need you
-----lp session - red kite "racquet"
red kite - if we buy a train set
red kite - facades
leoprrrds - out of practice
fizzy blood - pawn
lull - sea change
estrons - cold wash
the van t's - bittersweet
cheatahs - geographic
the smiths - the boy with the thorn in his side (demo mix)
the the - the sinking feeling
the clientele - constellations echo lanes
madness - micheal caine
shed seven - victoria
-----lp session - plastic flowers "absent forever"
plastic flowers - seventeen
plastic flowers - half life
plastic flowers - where you are
maximo park - risk to exist
bloxx - coke
moderate rebels - when the cost has no value
tempesst - feel better


Sunday, November 19, 2017

Floating For You! Show tracks for Sat. Nov. 18/17

paul weller - one tear
baxter dury - mungo
towers of london - shot in the dark
yungblud - tin pan boy
proletariat - kiss of death
paves - baby
shame - one rizla
noel gallagher's high flying birds - it's a beautiful world
belle & sebastian - like dylan in the movies
morrissey - the girl from tel-aviv who wouldn't kneel
morrissey - who will protect us from the police?
nick heyward - perfect sunday sun
insecure men - subaru nights
childhood - too old for my tears
turin brakes - would you be mine
jaws - 17
autobahn - creation
sisters of mercy - dominion / mother russia
-----lp session - viva brother "II"
viva brother - womankind
viva brother - i don't wanna be loved
viva brother - silver silk
seawitches - no answers
yonaka - bubblegum
wolf alice - space & time
wylderness - 72 & sunny
purest - waiting for
the night café - turn
headclouds - seen it before
the twang - subscription
sleepovers - good sides
black gold buffalo - pearls deep
demons of ruby mae - someday
-----lp session - spinning coin "permo"
spinning coin - money for breakfast
spinning coin - floating for you
spinning coin - sleepless
dream nails - tourist
jetstream pony - not the one
pink kink - bubblebutt
dolls - armchair psychiatrist
the lovely eggs - i shouldn't have said that
the names - limb by limb


Sunday, November 12, 2017

Instant Pleasures! Show tracks for Sat. Nov. 11/17

elêphant - stranger it seems
honey lung - stuttering mind
phalcons - idle ways
elbow - golden slumbers
clock opera - you've got what i need
white room - cannibal song
dark horses - XIII
sunan - faster
insecure men - teenage toy
fat white family - i am mark e smith
ultravox - new europeans
british electric foundation - perfect day feat glenn gregory
primal scream - wise blood
hookworms - negative space
post war glamour girls - guiding light
-----northern soul spotlight
jimmy james & the vagabonds - this heart of mine
three tops - do it right (soul version)
petula clark - you're the one
the cherry people - and suddenly
-----lp session - shed seven "instant pleasures"
shed seven - enemies and friends
shed seven - butterfly on a wheel
shed seven - invincible
black honey - dig
the vapors - sixty second interval
the wombats - lemon to a knife fight
adam & the ants - dog eat dog
cross wires - walking wounded (rory atwell version)
the tates - water
morrissey - jackie's only happy when she's up on stage
red kite - point of light
pale waves - new year's eve
plastic flowers - how can i
drahla - form of luxury
-----lp session - martin carr "new shapes of life"
martin carr - new shapes of life
martin carr - the main man
martin carr - the van
bitch falcon - of heart
billy bragg - the sleep of reason
i, ludicrous - a very important meeting
i, ludicrous - it'll all be over soon