Monday, March 31, 2014

Monthly Indiessential chart for March 2014

The Best Of The British Indie/Alternative Scene

1. GRANULAR TALES (LP) ... The Woodentops (Cherry Red Records)
2. I SEE YOU ... The Horrors (XL Recordings)
3. EAGULLS (LP) ... Eagulls (Partisan/Knitting Factory Records)
4. THERE IS NO OTHER TIME ... The Klaxons (Akashic Rekords)
6. THE SOUL OF THE HOUR (LP) ... Gallon Drunk (Clouds Hill)
7. NOT KINGS ... Candy Says (Cool For Cats)
8. LOVE LETTERS (LP) ... Metronomy (Warner)
9. EVERYDAY ROBOTS ... Damon Albarn (Thirteen Limited/EMI)
10. ODLUDEK (LP) ... Jimi Goodwin (Heavenly Recordings)
11. ANTHEM / MIDDLE-AGED FREAK ... The Wolfhounds (Odd Box)
12. AIR BALLOON ... Lily Allen (Parlophone)
13. EDUCATION, EDUCATION, EDUCATION & WAR (LP) ... Kaiser Chiefs (Caroline International)
14. BUT BLOOD ... Hockeysmith (Double Denim)
15. WORKING OUT (LP) ... Arthur Beatrice (Polydor)
16. NEW SHORES (LP) ... Black Submarine (Black Submarine)
17. HER GHOST ... Woman's Hour (Secretly Canadian)
18. THIRTY TWO (LP) ... Reverend & The Makers (Cooking Vinyl)
19. STUCK IN MY TEETH ... Circa Waves (Virgin)
20. FORTUNE TELLER ... Space (Hug Records)

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

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Keep The Faith! Show tracks for Sat. Mar. 29/14

You wanted the best, well, you got me! Thanks again to Clara for guest hosting last week. Back to regular programming tonight with new music from The Horrors, Echo & The Bunnymen, Peace, Ben Watt, Space, Kaiser Chiefs and Jimi Goodwin (Doves) in the LP Session. Way too many new tracks to fit I'm sure but we'll do our best.
Tonight we start a new segment, Border Cities Northern Soul Spotlight. Each week, before the LP Session, we will spotlight 4-6 (depending on time) various Northern Soul tracks. We welcome your requests and input. So drop me a message here.

the savage nomads - porno
life without buildings - the leanover
echo & the bunnymen - market town
the horrors - so now you know
city reign - see what it's worth (live)
the rainband - sirens
ben watt - nathaniel
belle & sebastian - like dylan in the movies [for kate, happy birthday!)
attic lights - orbison
lyla foy - i only
-----border cities northern soul spotlight
gloria jones - tainted love
patrice holloway - stolen hours
barbara mcnair - you're going to love my baby
gerri grainger - i go to pieces (everytime)
edwin starr - time
-----lp session - jimi goodwin "odludek"
jimi goodwin - live like a river
jimi goodwin - hope
jimi goodwin - man v dingo
elbow - real life (angel)
molotov jukebox - something for the weekend
peace - world pleasure
jaws - think too much, feel too little
swwwerve - static
night flowers - bound
abc - by default by design [request]
kaiser chiefs - the factory gates
kaiser chiefs - ruffians on parade
space - attack of the mutant 50ft kebab
archie bronson outfit - cherry lips
witching waves - concrete
antelopes - what a shame
spotlight kid - can't let go
dark horses - live on hunger

Oh you know what to do!
Part One
Part Two

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Landcruising! Show tracks for Sat. Mar. 22/14

Last night as I was chuckling it up at Danny Bhoy, Clara from The Washing Machine filled in and killed it. She did a great job as I knew she would. That's why I asked her to fill in. I hope you enjoyed her great musical choices. As I promised it was a great mix of British and non-British tracks. Thanks again Clara! Regular programming returns next week.

the crystal method - jupiter shift
dum dum girls - cult of love
mis en scene - endless summer
mis en scene - perfect killers
b-17 - bad situation
the jesus and mary chain - the hardest walk
carl craig - landcruising
yuck - the wall
chelsea light moving - groovy & linda
sbtrkt feat. little dragon - wildfire
warpaint - teese
the psychedelic furs - my time
tame impala - feels like we only go backwards
the cure - love will tear us apart
phantogram - bill murray
magic shoppe - time to go
com truise - air cal
mode moderne - come sunrise
bat for lashes - a forest
lo-fang - blue film
pow! - hi-tech boom
crystal fighters - love natural
the horrors - i see you
future islands - sun in the morning
plant magic - perennial ambitions
against me! - true trans soul rebel
los campesinos! - avocado, baby
xiu xiu - lawrence liquors
the pack ad - stalking is normal
yoko ono plastic ono band - bad dancer
gramercy riffs - dance with me
we are scientists - sprinkles
the war on drugs - under the pressure

If you missed the program, fear not, you can always download it!
Part One
Part Two

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Down, Down, Diggy, Diggy! Show tracks for Sat. Mar. 15/14

Next Saturday night, as I will be off to see Danny Bhoy, you will be graced by the presence of Clara from the Washing Machine as guest host. She promises to give Cowboys & Indies a thorough cleaning Washing Machine style! Enjoy her musical stylings! I will return on the 29th for more British indie shenanigans!

Remember to show some love to your favourite CJAM shows and vote for the 2014 Jammy Awards! Voting is open now until March 24th. Use this link to vote now!

speedy - heard, seen, done, been
ash - jack names the planets (2oth anniversary)
kooks - down
klaxons - there is no other time
gruff rhys - american interior
mourning birds - eve of the isle
franz ferdinand - erdbeer mund
metronomy - the upsetter
metronomy - call me
the horrors - i see you
black hearted brother - got your love
slowdive - souvlaki space station
damon albarn - electric fences
femme - r.e.s.p.e.c.t.
john newman - try
mick hucknall - that’s how strong my love is
lp session - gallon drunk "the soul of the hour"
gallon drunk - dust in the light
gallon drunk - over and over
gallon drunk - the speed of fear
elbow - the blanket of night
elbow - charge
fear of men - out run me
temple songs - point of origin
jaws - think too much, feel to little
the wytches - gravedweller
polterghost - brain freeze
southern - where the wild are
client - refuge
the savage nomads - porno
candy says - not kings
friendly fires & the asphodells - before your eyes

Part One
Part Two

Friday, March 14, 2014

2014 Jammy Awards voting is now open!

Would you please take a few minutes out of your online surfing time and vote for your fave CJAM radio personalities and shows? Voting is only open for 2 weeks so don't delay. Spread the news to all your friends and families to vote for their fave Jammers today using this handy link.

Sunday, March 9, 2014

International Women's Day! Show tracks for Sat. Mar. 8/14

Cowboys & Indies celebrates International Women's Day as part of CJAM FM's daylong celebration. Tonight we feature the British contribution to the Riot Grrrl movement as well as a tribute to the late, great Kirsty MacColl.

candy says - not kings
fear of men - alta / waterfall
grace jones - love is the drug
we've got a fuzzbox and we're gonna use it - love is the slug
savages - strife
the slits - fm
kirsty maccoll - they don't know
kirsty maccoll - you caught me out
kirsty maccoll - there's a guy works down the chip shop swears he's elvis
kirsty maccoll - a new england
kirsty maccoll - you just haven't earned yet baby
kirsty maccoll - still life (live on french & saunders)
the pogues & kirsty maccoll - miss otis regrets/just one of those things
kirsty maccoll - walking down madison (uk version)
kirsty maccoll - soho square
kirsty maccoll - my affair
kirsty maccoll - england 2 columbia 0
kirsty maccoll - sun on the water
kirsty maccoll & evan dando - perfect day
huggy bear - her jazz
linus - talk too much
skinned teen - pillow case kisser
mambo taxi - do you always dress like that in front of other people's boyfriends?
voodoo queens - supermodel superficial
silverfish - big bad baby pig squeal
golden starlet - boy scout club
sister george - glad to be gay
pussycat trash - existentialism
kenickie - punka
trash kit - 50ft woman
skinny girl diet - 14 16 18
silver fox - arosa
bellies! - surprises
esper scout - assumpta tang
cat bear tree - blind
jesus and his judgmental father - what now

Punka downloads!
Part One
Part Two

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Attack Of The Mutant 50ft Kebab! Show tracks for Sat. Mar. 1/14

Tune in next week as we take part in International Women's Day festivities at the station. Our contribution to the day long special broadcasts will be a profile on Britain's Riot Grrl movement, a tribute to the late & great Kirsty MacColl as well as your fave female artists and female fronted bands. The usual time and place of Saturday 10pm on CJAM 99.1FM, Cogeco channel 285 and applies!

maxïmo park - drinking martinis
hatcham social - all i can see is a gun
the horrors - i see you
black submarine - the love in me
black submarine - you've never been here
telegram - rule number one
gruff rhys - american interior
james - frozen britain
klaxons - children of the sun
childcare - hanging on the telephone
space - fortune teller
arthur beatrice - late
arthur beatrice - ornament & safeguard
john newman - love me again
girl friend - perfume
lp session - the woodentops "granular tales"
the woodentops - a pact
the woodentops - smokin'
the woodentops - stay out of the light
the woodentops - every step of the way
the urchins - i feel a fall coming
fear of men - luna
travis - moving
jake bugg - a song about love
band of skulls - asleep at the wheel
s e e r - beats me
circa waves - stuck in my teeth
reverend & the makers - nostalgia
reverend & the makers - time
hartheim - yellow
breton - got well soon
kaiser chiefs - coming home

As always you can download the show with these handy dandy links!
Part One
Part Two

Saturday, March 1, 2014

Monthly Indiessential chart for February 2014

The Best Of The British Indie/Alternative Scene

1. CHEATAHS (LP) ... Cheatahs (Wichita)
2. SUN STRUCTURES (LP) ... Temples (Fat Possum/Heavenly)
3. REFUGEES EP ... Embrace (Cooking Vinyl)
4. TOO MUCH INFORMATION (LP) ... Maxïmo Park (Daylighting)
5. SO LONG, SEE YOU TOMORROW (LP) ... Bombay Bicycle Club (Vagrant)
7. HEY, HEY LOVER .. The Heartbreaks (Nusic Sounds LLP)
8. PRESENT TENSE (LP) ... Wild Beasts (Domino)
9. GRAVEDWELLER ... The Wytches (Heavenly)
10. THE HIDDEN DOOR EP ... Kobadelta (Kobadelta)
11. TASMANIAN TIGER EP ... Marc Almond (Strike Force/Cherry Red Records)
12. LET'S GO EXTINCT (LP) ... Fanfarlo (Blue Horizon Ventures/New World)
13. WAR ROOM STORIES (LP) ... Breton (Believe Recordings)
14. CHOIR OF ECHOES (LP) ... Peggy Sue (Yep Roc)
15. SILENCES ... Holy Esque (Beyond The Frequency)
16. SUPER SONIC LOVE TOY ... Dumb (One Beat Records)
17. MOON (LP) ... Snowbird (Bella Union)
18. LOVE TO GIVE (LP) ... Halls (No Pain In Pop)
19. REVERIE ... Half Loon (RIP Management)
20. UNDER THE VOLCANO (LP) ... The Family Rain (Virgin)

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