Saturday, January 24, 2015

Where The Rose Is Sown! Show tracks for Sat. Jan. 24/15

HAPPY ROBERT BURNS DAY!
“But pleasures are like poppies spread,
You seize the flower, it's bloom is shed;
Or, like the snow-fall in the river,
A moment white, then melts forever.”
― Robert Burns, Tam O'Shanter

Loads of Scottish indie/alternative artists to get the parties started.

the jesus & mary chain - i love rock 'n' roll
the waterboys - don’t bang the drum
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the vaccines - handsome
the cribs - an ivory hand
the wombats - greek tragedy
the armoury show - we can be brave again
big country - where the rose is sown
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black rivers - the forest
faith - waves
man without country - catfish
man without country - sweet harmony
paul haig - love eternal 12" version
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camera obscura - i love my jean
lloyd cole & the commotions - rattlesnakes
belle & sebastian - the power of three
primal scream - some velvet morning feat kate moss
echo lake - waves
-----lp session- menace beach "ratworld"
menace beach - elastic
menace beach - drop outs
menace beach - blue eye
menace beach - pick out the pieces
bis - the end starts today
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blossoms - cut me and i'll bleed
shinies - de c
glasvegas - geraldine
teenage fanclub - metal baby
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pretty vicious - national plastics
orphan boy - beats like distant tides
the hearts - celebrate
-----mixtape memories
beta band - won
aztec camera - all i need is everything
orange juice - consolation prize
altered images - pinky blue
fiction factory - (feels like) heaven
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pete doherty - flags of the old regime
soup dragons - soft as your face
travis - flowers in the window
the rezillos - someone's gonna get their head kicked in tonight
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the wendys - something's wrong somewhere
simple minds - chelsea girl

Listen!

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Lightning In A Twilight Hour! Show tracks for Sat. Jan. 17/15

I like the swagger. Can you give us another one? Chris Martin did 10 takes! lol


the wake - heartburn
ride - close my eyes
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the charlatans - come home baby
noel gallagher's high flying birds - ballad of the mighty i
johnny marr - struck
peace - i'm a girl
gaz coombes - 20/20
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yak - hungry heart
pretty vicious - cave song
palace - bitter
best friends - shred til you're dead
god damn - horus
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the sundowners - if wishes were horses
liu bei - fields feat. rachel goswell
virginia wing - world contact
mark ronson - heavy & rolling feat. andrew wyatt
the ting tings - communication
-----northern soul spotlight
ronnie & robyn - as long as you love me (i'll stay)
the antellects - love slave
milton james - my lonely feeling
charlene & the soul serenaders - can you win
lester tipton - this won't change
-----lp session - wolfhounds "middle aged freaks"
the wolfhounds - slide
the wolfhounds - rats on a raft
the wolfhounds - the devil looks after her own
the wolfhounds - built-in obsolescence
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djang django - first light
dutch uncles - decided knowledge
fireworks - on and on
holy holy - holy holy
belle & sebastian - enter sylvia plath
belle & sebastian - the book of you
-----mixtape memories
david bowie - look back in anger
ultravox - wide boys
the associates - boys keep swinging
james - someone's got it in for me
james blake - digital lion
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gang of four - broken talk feat. allison mosshart
the pop group - mad truth
hooten tennis club - jasper
idlewild - come on ghost
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lightning in a twilight hour - the memory museum


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Sunday, January 11, 2015

Distorted Pop Songs! Show tracks for Sat. Jan. 10/15

First new show of the year! The joys (read with extreme sarcasm) of terrestrial radio. Due to some technical difficulties a few tracks announced could not be played. Maybe it's an argument to go digital? Nah. I'll play them next week but off up these links so you can listen now.


scott walker - angels of ashes
pulp - disco 2000 (nick cave pub rock version)
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swervedriver - setting sun
carl barât & the jackals - a storm is coming
joy formidable - yn rhydiau'r afon (in the fords of the river)
gaz coombes - buffalo
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gulf - emitter
all we are - i wear you
blossoms - blow
southern - cool kid
sisters - february
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iva g moskovich - married to sadness
the anchoress - one for sorrow
public service broadcasting - gagarin
gengahr - bathed in light (atticus remix)
-----northern soul spotlight
bob relf - blowing my mind to pieces
the ivories - please stay
johnny howard - the chase is on
the admirations - you left me
the royal esquires - ain't gonna run
-----lp session - rhoda dakar "sings the bodysnatchers"
rhoda dakar - 007
rhoda dakar - too experienced
rhoda dakar - let's do the rocksteady
pama intl meets manasseh - it's all about the dub
mark stewart - stereotype (feat factory floor & keith levine)
potato 5 & laurel aitken - dial m for murder
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the go! team - the scene between
the art of amputation - distorted pop song
magic gang - shallow
the little secrets - all i need
-----mixtape memories
chaz jankel - glad to know you
the sound - barria alta
julian cope - trampolene
blind mr jones - spooky vibes
cooper temple clause - waiting game
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shinies - waves
lightshines - all at sea
the black lamps - the archivist
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high tide 15:47 - shade of blue

Download if you dare!

Saturday, January 3, 2015

The 2014 Festive 50! Show tracks for Sat. Jan. 3/15

WELCOME TO 2014 COWBOYS & INDIES FESTIVE 50 COUNTDOWN!
Named after and in honour of John Peel, one of our idols. Our version of the countdown features artists and their year long output instead of specific singles or songs. Something new for this year, we did not feature a song for every entry in order to fit the countdown in one show. Did you like the new version? Do you want us to go back to the 2 week version where we feature songs for all entries? Give it a think and get back to us. After all, you have a year!
ENJOY THE COUNTDOWN!
pulp - countdown
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#50 circa waves - stuck in my teeth
#49 arthur beatrice - midland
#48 towns - marbles
#47 watchmakers - illumination
#46 the sundowners - back to you
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#45 wild smiles - fool for you
#44 as elephants are - hand prints
#43 maxïmo park - (no track featured)
#42 life - take off with you
#41 kobadelta - supernatural cause
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#40 eagulls - (no track featured)
#39 wild beasts - a simple beautiful truth
#38 love l.u.v. - lily anne
#37 elephant - elusive youth
#36 east india youth - dripping down
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#35 kasabian - (no track featured)
#34 dry the river - gethsemane
#33 we were promised jetpacks - peaks and troughs
#32 cheatahs - geographic
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#31 alt-J (∆) - (no track featured)
#30 honeyblood - killer bangs
#29 savages - (no track featured)
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#28 the twilight sad - there's a girl in the corner
#27 elbow - colour fields
#26 allo darlin' - bright eyes
#25 glass animals - black mambo
#24 gallon drunk - (no track featured)
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#23 peace - lost on me
#22 the heartbreaks - this is not entertainment
#21 slow club - suffering you, suffering me
#20 famy - ava
#19 menace beach - tennis court
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#18 damon albarn - the selfish giant
#17 childhood - blue velvet
#16 embrace - (no track featured)
#15 superfood - right on satellite
#14 fear of men - seer
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#13 klaxons - (no track featured)
#12 2:54 - crest
#11 bombay bicycle club - (no track featured)
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#10 the wytches - gravedweller
#9 the horrors - falling star
#8 temples - shelter song
#7 september girls - cursing the sea
#6 johnny marr - the trap
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#5 the primitives - petals
#4 hookworms - radio tokyo
#3 inspiral carpets - spitfire
#2 mogwai - master card
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#1 manic street preachers - walk me to the bridge
Download the countdown!

Monthly Indiessential chart for December 2014

The Best Of The British Indie/Alternative Scene

1. COME SEE ME EP ... Love L.U.V. (Frango Records)
2. MUSIC INDUSTRY 3 FITNESS INDUSTRY 1 EP ... Mogwai (Rock Action Records)
3. NOW THE SANDMAN SINGS (LP) ... The Lightshines (The Great Pop Supplement)
4. PRETTY DJ EP ... The Jacques (25 Hour Convenience Store)
5. POP FICTION (LP) ... The Popguns (Matinée Recordings)
6. INTO THE LIGHT ... The Sundowners (Skeleton Key)
7. CROWN EP ... As Elephants Are (Once Upon A Time Records)
8. WURDS ... Bernard + Edith (Bella Union)
9. FOSSILS ... Circa Waves (Virgin/EMI)
10. KEEP ME ALIVE ... All We Are (Double Six/Domino)
11. FEAR OF FALLING DOWN (LP) ... Witching Waves (Soft Power)
12. TO BE PART OF YOU ... The Watchmakers (Blank Hand Records)
13. ANCIENT BLUE (LP) ... Golden Fable (Full of Joy Records)
14. WORDS TO THE BLIND (LP) ... Savages & Bo Ningen (Stolen Recordings/Pop Noire)
15. GOOD LUCK, PINK TEENS (LP) ... Pink Teens (Once Upon A Time Records)
16. SHE'S IN PICTURES ... The Isabelles (self released)
17. BUSINESS PLEASURE EP ... Little Boots (On Repeat)
18. RECORDINGS #1 ... Glass Host (self released)
19. TV WHEELS / THE BENCH ... Primitive Parts (Faux Discx)
20. THE LIGHT (LP) ... Fvnerals (self released)

Compiled from playlists, listener requests and dj input for December 2014

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Take The Subway To Your Suburb! Show tracks for Sat. Dec. 27/14

Last show for 2014! Next week we start the new year with a look back at 2014 with The Festive 50. As I said during the show we are going to try something different this year. Normally we split it up between 2 shows since there isn't enough time to feature all 50 artists in one show. But since the show is a little longer now we will use one show. There won't be enough time to play all 50 entries. The alternative of 2 shows would have left way too much extra time to kill. So we'll see how it works this year.


simon love - walking in a winter wonderland
sugarcubes - birthday (jim & william reid christmas eve mix)
tracey thorn - under the ivy
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the joy formidable - tynnu sylw
white noise sound - red light
the cherry wave - blush
love l.u.v. - it's always on my mind
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evans the death - don't laugh at my angry face
the vultures - vlad
menace beach - tastes like medicine
charity shop kids - your not like other girls chrissy
flyte - light me up
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nouvelle vague - making plans for nigel
bristol - overcome
bristol - roads
thom yorke - youwouldn'tlikemewheni'mangry
spc eco - 2 + 2 = 5
-----northern soul spotlight
eddie holman - i surrender
the group feat cecil washington - i don't like to lose
tony galla - in love
herbert hunter - i was born to love you
jimmy burns - i really love you
-----lp session - the popguns "pop fiction"
the popguns - city lights
the popguns - still waiting for the winter
the popguns - alfa romeo
the popguns - leaning on the backline
circa waves - fossils
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diagrams - phantom power
man without country - laws of motion feat white sea
ballet school - pale saint
lui bei - goodness
heaven 17 - this is mine
-----mixtape memories
talulah gosh - talulah gosh
pop will eat itself - black country chainsaw massacre
the chesterfields - sweet revenge
the flatmates - so in love with you
mighty lemon drops - like an angel
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thelightshines - ever eternal optimist
thelightshines - love, the amnesiac
male bonding - falling
the buzzcocks - virtually real
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bastille vs haim - bite down
kate bush - the dreaming

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Saturday, December 27, 2014

My personal top albums for 2014!

Year end lists ad nauseam! Here's my favourite albums of the year to ad to the nausea of the year end lists.
Remember, the Cowboys & Indies Festive 50 will air Sat. Jan. 3, 2015. Tune in to see who is #1!
1. Childhood – Lacuna
2. Inspiral Carpets - Inspiral Carpets
3. Fear Of Men – Loom
4. Merchandise – After the End
5. Woodentops - Granular Tales
6. Johnny Marr - Playland
7. Cheatahs - Cheatahs
8. Paul Thomas Saunders - Beautiful Desolation
9. September Girls - Cursing The Sea
10. Temples – Sun Structures
11. Literature - Chorus
12. Towns - Get By
13. Manic Street Preachers – Futurology
14. Wild Beasts – Present Tense
15. Famy - We Fam Econo
16. The Wytches - Annabel Dream Reader
17. Bird - My Fear And Me
18. Dry The River - Alarms In The Heart
19. Warpaint – Warpaint
20. Allo Darlin' - We Come From The Same Place
21. 2:54 - The Other I
22. A Sunny Day in Glasgow - Sea When Absent
23. Metronomy - Love Letters
24. Hookworms – The Hum
25. Damon Albarn – Everyday Robots
26. The Horrors – Luminous
27. We Were Promised Jetpacks - Unravelling
28. Future Islands – Singles
29. Glass Animals - Zaba
30. Iceage – Plowing Into The Field Of Love
31. The Vacant Lots - Departure
32. Flowers - Do What You Want To, It's What You Should Do
33. Simple Minds - Big Music
34. Baxter Dury - It's A Pleasure
35. New Build - Pour It On
36. Jungle – Jungle
37. East India Youth – Total Strife Forever
38. Primitives - Spin-O-Rama
39. Elbow – The Take Off And Landing Of Everything
40. Escapists - Only Bodies
41. Twilight Sad - Nobody Wants to Be Here and Nobody Wants to Leave
42. FKA Twigs – LP1
43. Arthur Beatrice - Working Out
44. Hospitality - Trouble
45. Jimi Goodwin - Odludek
46. Neneh Cherry - Blank Project
47. Liars – Mess
48. Young British Artists - Change By Any Other Name
49. The Ghost Of A Saber Tooth Tiger - Long Gone
50. The Crazy World of Arthur Brown - Zim Zam Zim