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Show 163: The big unsigned show part one

A good thing about being on radio is the people you come across, so I have prepared a two part series of just my good pals doing what they do best.

1. Amy Sergeant – Racing The Tide
2. Caitlin King – Metaphor
3. Matt Cross – Inner City Blues
4. Anna-Marie Childs – Ordinary Girl
5. Matt Tubey – Keep On Keeping On
6. Ren Stedman – Love Wins
7. The Horse Heads – Coffee
8. Different People – Picture Perfect
9. Fortify – What About Us
10. The Trusted – Take On The World.
11. Emily Frith – I think We Should
12. Roisin O’Hagan – Blue And Grey
13. Stephen Rudd – Into Your Heart
14. Apachelux – Red Light
15. Killatrix – Bad Language
16. Tall Dark Friend – Now You Need Me, Now You Don’t
17. Mad Winter – Let Me Know
18. Let’s Be Strange – Daydream Boy
19. Josie Tullett – Thunder And Lightning
20. Scarlett Taylor – Not Sure
21. Owen Williams – Oil And Water
22. Art Block – Borderline
23. The Great Swerve – It’s The End Of The World As We Know It
24. Bow Flats – I Know What I Know
25. Ease Springs – Swayze
26. Fyresky – Red Velvet Rope
27. Finding Miranda – Slow Drive Home
28. The Ends- You Write The Hits, I Write The B Sides
29. The Theme – You Don’t Talk To Me
30. Paul Ziepe – Do You Remember.

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Show 162: The Big What If

Hello!

This week I have named the show after The Pulled Apart By Horses song “The Big What If”.

Here is the jams!!!! That I played on my show this week.

1. Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – Holy Mountain
2. Peace – Higher Than The Sun
3. Parquet Courts – Dust
4. Polica – I See My Mother
5. Primal Scream – Loaded
6. M83 – Do It, try It
7. Two Door Cinema Club – Bad Decisions
8. The Subways – Rock and Roll Queen
9. Pulled Apart By Horses – The Big What If
10. Weezer – Buddy Holly
11. Paul Weller – No Tears To Cry
12. Reverend And The Makers – Mr Glassalfempty
13. Slaves – Lies
14. Plain White Ts – Hey There Delilah
15. Pulp – Something’s Changed
16. Lucy Rose – Second Chance
17. Pharrell Williams Feat. Jay-Z – Frontin’
18. Mr Jukes Feat. Charles Bradley – Grant Green
19. Red Hoy Chilli Peppers – Dark Necessities
20. Wild Beasts – Eat Your Heart Out Adonis
21. Paolo Nutini – Let me Down Easy
22. The Kooks – Bad Habit
23. The Wombats – Tales Of Girls, Boys and Marsupials
24. The Wombats – Kill The Director
25. Paramore – Idle Worship
26. The Pigeon Detectives – Wait For Me
27. The Libertines – Time For Heroes
28. The Maccabees – Can You Give It
29. Kasabian – Empire
30. Hard Fi – Gotta Reason
31. Foster The People – I Would Do Anything For You
32. Circa Waves – Lost It

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Show 161: Bloodbuzz Ohio

Hello all,

The temperature is dropping, xmas songs are on commercial radio and your pockets are emptying like they’ve got a massive hole in them. Luckily you’ve got local radio stations that play great songs such as these below…

I have named the show “Bloodbuzz Ohio” whioch is a reference to The National’s song from their album, High Violet.

1. Paolo Nutini – Jenny Don’t Be Hasty
2. Mumford and Sons – The Wolf
3. The Naked and Famous – Jilted Lovers
4. Oasis – Digsy Dinner
5. Palma Violets – Step Up For The Cool Cats
6. Nothing But Thieves – Trip Switch
7. Don Broco – Yeah Man
8. Create To Inspire – ADJust
9. Danananananakroyd – Think & Feel
10. Blink 182 – Easy Target
11. The Boxer Rebellion – Think and Feel
12. Blur – Song 2
13. Biffy Clyro – Woo Woo
14. Basement Jaxx – Where’s Your Head At?
15. The Avalanches – Frontier Psychiartrist
16. The National – Bloodbuzz Ohio
17. Davey Hal – Dear Mary
18. John Paul Elliot – Seen Better Days
19. Holly Hannigan – Don’t Believe In Love
20. Harry Pane – Into The Dark
21. The Extons – Grown Ups
22. Nirvana – On A Plain
23. Noel Gallagher – You Know We Can’t Go Back
24. Coldplay – Don’t Let It Break Your Heart
25. The Clash – White Riot
26. Elastica – Annie
27. Green Day – Are We The Waiting?
28. Gorillaz Feat. De La Soul – Momentz
29. Kasabian – Comeback Kid
30. M83 – Do It, Try It
31. Laura Marling – False Hope
32. Muse – Knights Of Cydonia

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Show 160: Kingcrawler

Hello all,

This show is named after after the Miles Kane album track “Kingcrawler”. Here are the songs I played on the show?

1. Manic Street Preachers – A Design Of Life
2. The Maccabees – Can You Give It?
3. Miles Kane – Kingcrawler
4. The War On Drugs – Red Eyes
5. Madness – Wings Of A Dove
6. Michael Jackson – Baby Be Mine
7. Mr Jukes Feat. Charles Bradley – Grant Green
8. Mad Winter – On My Mind
9. Apachelux – Red Light
10. MGMT – Kids
11. The View – Shock Horror
12. The Strokes – Take It Or Leave It
13. Pvris – My House
14. Polica – Violent Games
15. Owen Williams – The Man Who Ate A Hurricane
16. Michael Kiwanuka – Home Again
17. Mark Ronson Feat. Kasabian – L.S.F
18. Matt Tubey – Restless Minds
19. Harry Pane – Real Souls
20. Vampire Weekend – A Punk
21. Sum 41 – Never Waking Up
22. Petty Phase – It’s Different For Girls (Live from Seacroft Studios)
23. Pulled Apart By Horses – Outahead
24. The King Blues – Headbutt
25. Gorillaz – Punk
26. Kings Of Leon – Molly’s Chamber
27. The Futureheads – Le Garage
28. Jamie T – Rabbit Hole
29. Jake Bugg – Country Song
30. The Jam – English Rose
31. Fleet Foxes – White Winter Hymnal
32. Frank Turner – Isabel

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Show 159: Sean Muir

This week on 50 Shades of Chay, I had Thurrock singer-songwriter, Sean Muir in the studio with me.

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Sean has been recording and playing his music live a lot recently, and appears on my show for the first time. He has an EP out, but he is currently re-recording some tunes to enhance and broaden his musical horizons in the studio.

You can hear the full show below plus watch live recordings of the songs he played on the videos below. Here are the details of the songs I played on the show, plus live performances in bold…

1. LCD Soundsystem – Daft Punk Is Playing In My House
2. M83 – Do It, Try It
3. The Libertines – Time For Heroes
4. Two Door Cinema Club – Bad Decision
Falling
5. Linkin Park – One Step Closer
6. Savages – Surrender
Please
7. S J Denney – Knee Jerk Blues
8. Matt Cross – Inner City Blues
Games
9. The Lumineers – Flowers In Your Hair
10. Laura Marling – Devil Spoke
11. Lucy Rose – Second Chance
12. Less Than Jake – Rock and Roll Pizzeria
13. The Wombats – Kill The Director
14. Velvet Tree – My Love
15. Davey Hal – Run With Me
16. Paul Ziepe – Ease My Mind
Throwing It all Away
17. Caitlin King – Flower Crown
18. Lianne La Havas – No Room For Doubt
You Are the One
19. London Grammar – Flickers

Sean also participated in the weekly quiz for my guests. He scored an impressive 14 points on a scoreboard after playing the difficult pop music quiz! Here is the scoreboard…

The Dom Clark Trio – 18.75
John Paul Elliott – 18
Alex John Adlington – 18
The Facilitators – 16.5
Gavin Bell – 16.5
Young Songwriters – 16
S J Denney – 16
The Velvet Tree – 15.5
Paul Ziepe – 15.5
The Lightscopes – 15.25
Chris Robson – 15
Paul Finch – 15
Davey Hal – 14.5
Hemmingway – 14.5
Caitlin King – 14.5
Darren Jones – 14
Poetry To Succeed – 14
Steve Hooker – 14
Dave Shalloe – 14
Bavard – 14
Sean Muir – 14
Different People – 13.25
Dan Crook- 13
Collette Meury – 12.5
Lee Sergeant – 12
Emily Frith – 12
Anna-Marie Childs – 12
Roison O’Hagan – 11.5
Bridge The Dark – 11.5
Adam Duffill – 11
Leo C – 10.5
Nicola Collis – 10
Drew Sutton – 10
Remedy – 9.5
The Kingdom – 9.5

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Show 158: Comeback Kid

Hello Radioland!

This show is named “Comeback Kid” based on the song by Kasabian!

Here is what I played on the show tonight…

1. Kasabian – Comeback Kid
2. Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – Holy Mountain
3. The La’s – Timeless Melody
4. The Kooks – Eddie’s Gun
5. Kings of Leon – McFearless
6. The Last Shadow Puppets – Used To Be My Girl
7. The King Blues – The Future’s Not What It Used To Be
8. Klaxons – Forgotten Works
9. Caitlin King – Metaphor
10. Rae Morris – Closer
11. Fortify – What About Us
12. Weezer – Buddy Holly
13. Wolfe Sunday – Kith & Kin
14. Owen Williams – Oil And Water
15. Queens Of The Stone Age – Make It Wit Chu
16. Nicola Collis – Light At The End Of The Tunnel
17. Leo C – If You’re Not Beggin’
18. Teenage Fanclub – It’s A Sign
19. Temples – All Join In
20. Keane – The Lovers Are Losing
21. The Killers – Glamorous Indie Rock and Roll
22. Red Hot Chilli Peppers – Dark Necessities
23. Metronomy – I’m Aquarius
24. Bridge The Dark – Hypocrisy
25. Davey Hal – Soothe The Grey
26. Roisin O’Hagan – Ghost
27. Diana Vickers – Once
28. Everything Everything – Regret
29. Django Django – Default
30. Circa Waves – Different Creatures

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Show 157: Caitlin King

This week, I had Miss Caitlin King come on the show.

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Caitlin has just released her debut EP, Flower Crown just last week. Celebrating by hosting a EP release party at Peggy Sues, Leigh-On-Sea. The place was packed! A sign of what people think of a 15-year-old who is writing mature songs, way beyond her years.

You can hear the full show below, also two videos of the live performances. Here is a list of the songs played on the show, including the live performances in bold…

1. Jamie T – Zombie
2. Jamiroquai – You Give Me Something
3. The Horrors – Changing The Rain
4. Interpol – C’Mere
5. Kaiser Chiefs – Oh My God
Metaphor
6. Davey Hal – Dear Mary
7. Owen Williams – Oil and Water
In The Wilderness
8. Justin Timberlake Feat. Clipse – Like I Love You
9. Kanye West – Golddigger
Him and Her
10. The Jam – English Rose
11. James Vincent McMorrow – From The Woods!
12. Jake Bugg – A Song About Love
13. Lianne La Havas – What You Don’t Do
14. The Big Moon – Pull The Other One
Lights Go Out
Bad Habits
15. Emily Frith – I Think We Should

Caitlin also participated in the quiz, 50 Grades Smarter, to which she chose a science quiz at medium level. Scored an impressive 14.5 points to put her in the top half. Here is the scoreboard.

The Dom Clark Trio – 18.75
John Paul Elliott – 18
Alex John Adlington – 18
The Facilitators – 16.5
Gavin Bell – 16.5
Young Songwriters – 16
S J Denney – 16
The Velvet Tree – 15.5
Paul Ziepe – 15.5
The Lightscopes – 15.25
Chris Robson – 15
Paul Finch – 15
Davey Hal – 14.5
Hemmingway – 14.5
Caitlin King – 14.5
Darren Jones – 14
Poetry To Succeed – 14
Steve Hooker – 14
Dave Shalloe – 14
Bavard – 14
Different People – 13.25
Dan Crook- 13
Collette Meury – 12.5
Lee Sergeant – 12
Emily Frith – 12
Anna-Marie Childs – 12
Roison O’Hagan – 11.5
Bridge The Dark – 11.5
Adam Duffill – 11
Leo C – 10.5
Nicola Collis – 10
Drew Sutton – 10
Remedy – 9.5
The Kingdom – 9.5

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Show 156: Rosemary Alice

Hello.

This show is named after my grandmother, Rosemary Alice Appleyard.

1. The Futureheads – Le Garage
2. Gorillaz Feat. Del La Soul – Momentz
3. The Hives – Tick Tick Boom
4. Green Day – Warning
5. Franz Ferdinand – Take Me Out
6. Foo Fighters – The Feast and The Famine
7. Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – Holy Mountain
8. Hard-Fi – Tied Up Too Tight
9. The Fratellis – baby Fratelli
10. General Fiasco – Dancing With Girls
11. Foals – Balloons
12. Friendly Fires – Pull Me Back To Earth
13. Caitlin King – When I Wake Uo
14. Cats In The Kitchen – I Never Thought
15. Roisin O’Hagan – Ain’t Got Nothin’ For You
16. Florence + The Machine – Drumming Song
17. Foster The People – I Would Do Anything For You
18. Haim – Forever
19. First Aid Kit – Heaven Knows
20. Frank Turner – Redemption
21. The Gaslight Anthem – Bring It On
22. Get Cape, Wear Cape, Fly – Call Me Ishmael
23. Ren Stedman – Love Wins
24. Owen Williams – The Man Who Ate A Hurricane
25. Disorder Kid – Everybody Knows The High Chick
26. Different People – Best Before/Used By
27. The Sad Song Co – Last Dance of The Evening
28. Savages – Surrender
29. Future Islands – Fall From Grace
30. Grouplove – Love Will Save Your Soul

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Show 155: Bavard

This week on 50 Shades of Chay, teenager singer-songwriter duo/soon-to-be-band, BaVard.

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With a combined age of 28 (yours truly is only 50 weeks away of reaching this milestone on his own), Ben and Toby have already done things which people of the age of 28 would love to be doing with their time. We talked, EPs, festivals, award nominations, raising lots of money for charities, music videos, gigs, the lot. All to be heard on the full show below.

With a new EP launched just a week before their debut live radio performance, there more to come from the brother who were stress to me that they were certainly more like the Gallagher brothers than Chuckle brothers (A presenter has to ask such things).

Here is a list of all songs played on the show including the songs which BaVard played live in bold…

1. Arcade Fire – We Used To Wait
2. Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – Do The Damage
3. Ordinary Boys – Boys Will Be Boys
4. Kasabian – Empire
5. Royal Blood – Ten Tonne Skeleton
6. Them Crooked Vultures – Dead End Friends
Those Days
7. Interpol – Evil
8. Muse – Supermassive Black Hole
9. Kings Of Leon – Mollys Chamber
Just For Me
10. Miles Kane – Don’t Forget Who You Are
11. Young Knives – Light Switch
12. Nothing But Thieves – Itch
13. Paramore – Hard Times
14. The Jam – It’s Too Bad
15. The Domino Collective – Not Worth It
Make A Difference
16. John Paul Elliot – Seen Better Days
17. Emily Frith – I Think We Should
18. Leo C – If You’re Not Beggin’
19. Wolf Alice – Giant Peach

Here is the full show…

The BaVard boys also participated in 50 Grades Smarter, my weekly quiz for my guests. The boys were very brave and went for a pot luck quiz. With the help from their parents (only gave them half a point for a correct answer when helped out) they scored 14 points. Here is the scoreboard…

The Dom Clark Trio – 18.75
John Paul Elliott – 18
Alex John Adlington – 18
The Facilitators – 16.5
Gavin Bell – 16.5
Young Songwriters – 16
S J Denney – 16
The Velvet Tree – 15.5
Paul Ziepe – 15.5
The Lightscopes – 15.25
Chris Robson – 15
Paul Finch – 15
Davey Hal – 14.5
Hemmingway – 14.5
Darren Jones – 14
Poetry To Succeed – 14
Steve Hooker – 14
Dave Shalloe – 14
Bavard – 14
Different People – 13.25
Dan Crook- 13
Collette Meury – 12.5
Lee Sergeant – 12
Emily Frith – 12
Anna-Marie Childs – 12
Roison O’Hagan – 11.5
Bridge The Dark – 11.5
Adam Duffill – 11
Leo C – 10.5
Nicola Collis – 10
Drew Sutton – 10
Remedy – 9.5
The Kingdom – 9.5

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Show 154: All Disco

This week’s show is named after the Elbow track, “All Disco”. Here is the songs played on the show.

1. Editors – An End Has A Start
2. Elastica – Annie
3. Everything Everything – Can’t Do
4. Ellie Goulding – On My Mind
5. Eagles Of Death Metal – Stuck In The Metal
6. Fidlar – West Coast
7. Elbow – All Disco
8. Eagles – New Kid In Town
9. Fightstar – Mercury Summer
10. The Big Moon – Pull The Other One
11. Don Broco – Technology
12. Wild Beast – Eat Your Heart Out Adonis
13. Art Block – Angel
14. Emily Frith – Figure You Out
15. Davey Hal – Fingertips
16. Leo C – Forget You
17. Nicola Collis – Same You, Same Me
18. The National – Cold Girl Fever
19. The Strokes – Take It Or Leave It
20. The Subways – Rock & Roll Queen
21. Nothing But Thieves -Itch
22. Klaxons – Gravity’s Rainbow
23. General Fiasco – The Age You Start Losing Friends
24. Gorillaz – Punk
25. Franz Ferdinand – Right Action
26. Arctic Monkeys – That’s Where You’re Wrong
27. Asylums – Joy In A Small Wage
28. Blink 182 – Easy Target
29. Blink 182 feat. Robert Smith – All of This
30. The Black Keys – Money Maker
31. The Enemy – Get Up And Dance

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