Saturday, February 27, 2016

My Life In Rewind! Show tracks for Sat. Feb. 27/16

daughter - how
lush - out of control
richard ashcroft - this is how it feels
minor victories - a hundred ropes
boxer rebellion - keep me close
pleasure beach - go
avec sans - heartbreak hi
the coral - million eyes
oscar - sometimes
kula shaker - 33 crows
kula shaker - mountain lifter
inheaven - baby's alright
deux furieuses - kill us
slowcoaches - ex head
superglu - latvian
muncie girls - respect
life - popular music
-----northern soul spotlight
barbara randolph - i got a feeling
billy butler - right track
bob relf - blowing my mind to pieces
gene chandler - there was a time
-----lp session - steve mason "meet the humans"
steve mason - through my window
steve mason - like water
steve mason - words in my head
massive attack - voodoo in my blood feat young fathers
high tyde - dark love
wire - nocturnal koreans
eagulls - my life in rewind
yuck - i'm ok
mt.wolf - anacrusis
field music - how should i know
nai harvest - just like you
the cradles - ideal girl
fat white family - duce
-----lp session - holy esque "at hope's ravine'
holy esque - rose
holy esque - dollhouse
holy esque - st.
family scraps - it follows
o.children - science

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Friday, February 26, 2016

UK Underground Thursday Week 2. Feb. 25/16

UK Underground Thursdays is a once weekly celebration of everything great in British music from New Wave to Northern Soul to Brit Pop to Modern Indie.
Hosted by four local DJs who have been in the pubs and clubs spinning for over 2 decades.
I host the last Thursday of every month. Here's the setlist from last night if you want an idea of what gets played (by me anyways);

roxy music - in every dream home a heartache
the horrors - still life
big country - in a big country
re-flex - politics of dancing
chapterhouse - pearl
felt - primitive painters
blur - there are to many of us
inspiral carpets - you're so good for me
that petrol emotion - natural kind of joy
haircut 100 - love plus one
china crisis - working with fire and steel
black - wonderful life
hot chip - huarache lights
heaven 17 - let me go
ffs - johnny delusional
white - living ficiton
viola beach - boys that sing
the bees - chicken payback
alan hackshaw - girl in a sports car
colourfield - castles in the air
space - female of the species
gengahr - powder
the 1975 - somebody else
massive attack - voodoo in my blood feat young fathers
gorillaz - feel good inc
fka twigs - good to love
yazoo - situation
new order - tutti frutti
kissing the pink - big man restless
ultravox - dancing with tears in my eyes
blossoms - charlamagne
blessa - pale
lush - out of control
wire - in manchester
oasis - roll with it
morrissey - suedehead
housemartins - five get over excited
aztec camera - oblivious
elvis costello - (what's so funny 'bout) peace, love and understanding
nick heyward - kite
supergrass - alright
primitives - crash
the flatmates - shimmer
echo & the bunnymen - lips like sugar
wolf alice - bros
tibet - see you out tonight
the weekenders - inelegantly wasted in papa's penthouse pad in belgravia
the wombats - lets dance to joy division
klaxons - atlantis to interzone
the timelords - doctorin' the tardis
family bizarre - freeka
charlatans - let the good times be never ending
the delays - long time coming
coasts - oceans
talk talk - dum dum girl
psychedelic furs - into you like a train
the cure - just like heaven
veronica falls - waiting for something to happen
the vaccines - handsome
the cribs - wish i knew you in the 90s
the smiths - london
verve - lucky man
black honey - spinning wheel
stone roses - i wanna be adored
jesus & mary chain - just like honey

Saturday, February 20, 2016

Wonderful Life! Show tracks for Sat. Feb. 20/16

RIP Black
Colin Vearncombe was remembered at a memorial service at Liverpool's Anglican Cathedral on Friday 19th February. Black, died on 26th January, sixteen days after being involved in a car crash near Cork airport in Ireland. Vearncombe, who was 53, had been driving from his home in Schull, West Cork, to catch a flight to Edinburgh.

Viola Beach
Kris Leonard, 20, River Reeves, 19, Jack Dakin, 19, Tomas Lowe, 27, and band manager Craig Tarry, 32, died in a tragic accident while on tour in Sweden. Five young men living their dream of being in a band when their dreams were cut short. RIP young rock stars.

black - everything is coming up roses
smith & burrows - wonderful life
viola beach - boys that swing
viola beach - swings & waterslides
mike garry & joe duddel - ode to st anthony
tibet - so low you forgot how to lose
lush - out of control
flowers - tammy
coves - you're evil
the big pink - beautiful criminal
the vryll society - self realization
placebo - taste in men (adrian sherwood go go dub mix)
steve mason - water bored
fka twigs - good to love
stone foundation - the turnaround
the heavy - since you been gone
-----northern soul spotlight
frank wilson - do i love you (indeed i do)
frankie valli & the four seasons - the night
gloria jones - tainted love
dobie gray - out on the floor
curtis mayfield - move on up (live)
-----lp session - cavern of anti-matter "void beats / invocation trex"
cavern of anti-matter - blowing my nose under close observation
cavern of anti-matter - pantechnicon
cavern of anti-matter - echolalia
catfish & the bottlemen - soundcheck
dream wife - hey heartbreaker
oasis - go let it out
money - i am the lord
the 1975 - somebody else
pet shop boys - pop kids
rehearsed living - losing traction
the polysonic - hands of time
holy esque - oslo
documenta - spanish artist
bat for lashes - i do
fat white family - hits hits hits
the fall - wise ol' man
ulrika spacek - ultra vivid


Saturday, February 13, 2016

Melody In High Feedback Tones! Show tracks for Sat. Feb. 13/16

visage - days become dark
the anchoress - chip on your shoulder
cavern of anti-matter - melody in high feedback tones
department m - bad formulae
gylt - light on
teleman - düsseldorf
the bluetones - bluetonic
september girls - love no one
new desert blues - milk & honey
seawitches - fatheads
mystified - acid gasp
lead sister - wax
savages - sad person
david bowie - i can't give everyting away
the heavy - since you been gone
james blake - modern soul
-----northern soul spotlight
the mvp's - turning my heartbeat up
the precisions - if this is love (i'd rather be lonely)
r. dean taylor - there's a ghost in my house
darrel banks - open the door to your heart
shirley ellis - soul time
-----lp session - flowers "everybody's dying to meet you"
flowers - intrusive thoughts
flowers - how do you do
flowers - my only firened
the lucid dream - bad texan
spaceman 3 - when tomorrow hits
ulrika spacek - she's a cult
the sea pinks - trend when you're dead
catholic action - l.u.v.
night flowers - chaser
sundara karma - a young understanding
the tuts - do i have to look for love?
tall poppies - cat got your tongue?
man made - raining in my head
belle & sebastian - another sunny day
-----lp session #2 - working for a nuclear free city "what do people do all day?"
working for a nuclear free city - stop everything
working for a nuclear free city - new day
working for a nuclear free city - blunderland
spring king - rectifier
t.o.y.s. - liquorice
yak - victorious (national anthem)
telegram - follow
**Sorry the link for the Night Flowers Bandcamp page wouldn't load, but you can still link to the track through the video page!


Saturday, February 6, 2016

Still In A Dream! Show tracks for Sat. Feb. 6/16

When the ducks line up all in a row, do a theme show! Should be a motto. Since some of the new releases for the week were in the shoegaze vein including the new Cherry Red box set Still In A Dream, it made sense to do a theme show. Well, sort of. Throughout the night we featured tracks from that new box set. Not to mention the new LPs from Money and Ulrika Spacek. Turned out really good. Hope you enjoyed the show!

the joy formidable - the last thing on my mind
witching waves - twister
primal scream - where the light gets in feat. sky ferreira
spaceman 3 - hypnotized
cat's eyes - chameleon queen
house of love - christine
money - i'm not here
money - hopeless world
swerve - daydream
working for a nuclear free city - run
pale saints - sight of you
cranes - inescapable
tuff love - poncho
ulrika spacek - strawberry glue
ulrika spacek - nk
whipping boy - we don't need anybody else
blur - beetlebum
affairs - play
the specials - too much too young (live)
-----lp session - telegram "operator"
telegram - godiva's here
telegram - telegramme
telegram - folly
blind mr jones - spooky vibes
adorable - sunshine smile
ride - drive blind
spiritualized - run
lush - de-luxe
field music - stay awake
eagulls - lemontrees
superglu - rounder
nzca lines - sunlight
ben watt - gradually
sulk - the tape of you
chapterhouse - falling down
lowlife - june wilson (edit)
catherine wheel - she's my friend (wilde clube version)
cocteau twins - cherry-coloured funk


Monday, February 1, 2016

Cowboys & Indies Monthly Indiessential charts 2016 - January

The Best Of The British Indie/Alternative Scene

1. BLACKSTAR (LP) ... David Bowie (Sony)
2. ADORE LIFE (LP) ... Savages (Matador)
3. NIGHT THOUGHTS (LP) ... Suede (Rhino)
4. AT MOST A KISS ... Blossoms (Virgin EMI)
5. LIVING FICTION ... White (RCA Records)
6. NOT TO DISAPPEAR (LP) ... Daughter (4AD)
7. CURVE OF THE EARTH (LP) ... Mystery Jets (Caroline)
8. EMPIRE UNDERGROUND EP ... The Big Pink (B3SCI Records)
9. TIBET EP ... Tibet (Easy Tiger Recordings)
10. PLANET SIZES ... Steve Mason (Double Six Records)
11. IN SEARCH OF HARPERFIELD (LP) ... Emma Pollock (Chemikal Underground)
12. SOFT DAYS (LP) ... Sea Pinks (CF Records)
13. SONGS FOR OUR MOTHERS (LP) ... Fat White Family (Without Consent)
14. CONFESSIONS OF A ROMANCE NOVELIST (LP) ... The Anchoress (Kscope)
15. BIKINI PARTY / BIRTHDAY KILL ... Manhattan Love Suicides (Odd Box Records)
16. THE SONG THEY PLAY EVERY NIGHT ... Little Green Cars (Glassnote)
17. THE SUN (LP) ... The Polysonic (The Polysonic)
18. TEAR / STRANGE ... Holy Esque (Beyond The Frequency)
19. SPILT MILK (LP) ... Pete Astor (Fortuna Pop!)
20. HEARTS IN MOTION ... Yuck (Mamé Records)

Compiled from playlists, listener requests and dj input for January 2016