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Dawing Dreams – Musical Meanderings 8th April 2014

Dawing Dreams – Musical Meanderings 8th April 2014

Graham Stannard April 12, 2014 0

It was wonderful to looking forward to some more out and about this coming summer after booking a ticket to see Black Sabbath in July. The line up includes bands I enjoyed seeing in

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Chris Liberator – Musical Meanderings 1st April 2014

Chris Liberator – Musical Meanderings 1st April 2014

Graham Stannard April 5, 2014 0

After a break of over a year, it was such a pleasure to welcome back Chris Liberator back to the Phoenix FM studios. We had such a wonderful conversation last time, discovering the origins

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Out and about with Sabatta – Musical Meanderings 25th March 2014

Out and about with Sabatta – Musical Meanderings 25th March 2014

Graham Stannard March 29, 2014 0

It was great to get back on the conversation vibes tonight, and even better to head out for a drink to do it. After playing the conversation I recorded in a pub with Robert

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Today Is A Good Day – Musical Meanderings 18th March 2014

Today Is A Good Day – Musical Meanderings 18th March 2014

Graham Stannard March 22, 2014 0

It was back to just music fun this week and with half an eye towards the Spring equinox towards the weekend. It’s been an interesting year so far, going by quick as expected, but

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Robert Francis – Musical Meanderings 11th March 2014

Robert Francis – Musical Meanderings 11th March 2014

Graham Stannard March 21, 2014 0

This week it was wonderful to continue the momentum of the year and share a great conversation I was able to record with Robert Francis while he was in town promoting his new album

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Dar Williams – Musical Meanderings 4th March 2014

Dar Williams – Musical Meanderings 4th March 2014

Graham Stannard March 5, 2014 6

When I saw and interviewed The New Mendicants at Dingwalls back at the end of January I also had the pleasure of chatting to Malojian who was supporting them. During our conversation he mentioned

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Light Tide – Musical Meanderings 18th February 2014

Light Tide – Musical Meanderings 18th February 2014

Graham Stannard February 20, 2014 0

Back to some old school meanderings during tonight’s show. The first hour showcased a lot of what I’ve been enjoying recently, with the likes of Mother Love Bone, Black Crowes and Stone Temple Pilots

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Valentines Fun – Musical Meanderings 11th February 2014

Valentines Fun – Musical Meanderings 11th February 2014

Graham Stannard February 20, 2014 0

Love was in the air for this show as a love theme sort of took over. I was compiling music and thought I would find a variety of songs that covered the love aspect

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The New Mendicants and Malojian – Musical Meanderings 28th January 2014

The New Mendicants and Malojian – Musical Meanderings 28th January 2014

Graham Stannard February 1, 2014 0

Last Thursday I had the pleasure of heading down to Dingwalls in Camden for lovely gig and conversations with lovely people. The New Mendicants were playing and supporting their new album Into The Lime

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Always New Music To Hear – Musical Meanderings 21st January 2014

Always New Music To Hear – Musical Meanderings 21st January 2014

Graham Stannard January 22, 2014 0

The new year has been continuing and I’ve been so grateful to have more new music come my way. As I talked about in the show, I have always been proud of the range

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Into January – Musical Meanderings 14th January 2014

Into January – Musical Meanderings 14th January 2014

Graham Stannard January 22, 2014 0

January is well underway (once again, how quickly!) and it’s very easy to fall into a midwinter depression. We’re around the day when someone worked out (or made up) that it’s the most depressing

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Launch – Musical Meanderings 7th January 2014

Launch – Musical Meanderings 7th January 2014

Graham Stannard January 20, 2014 0

2014 is underway and it was great to continue as I mean to…continue! On tonight’s show I continued to celebrate the likes of Trippy Wicked and Chico Science, but I also looked ahead at

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New Years Eve – Musical Meanderings 31st December 2013

New Years Eve – Musical Meanderings 31st December 2013

Graham Stannard January 20, 2014 0

So we’re here. The end of 2013 arrived and where did it all go. It only seems like yesterday that I was sitting in the sun during precious moments of the day, but they’re

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Tangra Festival 2013 – Musical Meanderings

Tangra Festival 2013 – Musical Meanderings

Graham Stannard January 7, 2014 0

After a bit of a delay, I enjoyed having a fond look back at my time at the Tangra 2013 festival in June. I did play a show special back in July, but I’ve

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Christmas Eve – Musical Meanderings 24th December 2013

Christmas Eve – Musical Meanderings 24th December 2013

Graham Stannard December 28, 2013 0

Well Christmas came all a little bit quick! As I discussed in the show, it only seems like yesterday that I was sitting in the sun. But no matter it’s a wonderful tie of

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Band4Life, The Santa Cause – Musical Meanderings 26th November 2013

Band4Life, The Santa Cause – Musical Meanderings 26th November 2013

Graham Stannard December 4, 2013 0

There have been two previous Band4Life events in Southend and on those occasions I’ve had the pleasure of being joined by Chris Powell on the phone before hand to catch up and find out

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I Bet On Sky – Musical Meanderings 27th August 2013

I Bet On Sky – Musical Meanderings 27th August 2013

Graham Stannard November 10, 2013 0

Here’s the playlist for 27th August 2013 1.  Van Halen – The Full Bug (Diver Down – 1982) 2.  Rage Against The Machine – Bulls On Parade (Evil Empire – 1996) 3.  Public Enemy

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Trancemutation – Musical Meanderings 20th August 2013

Trancemutation – Musical Meanderings 20th August 2013

Graham Stannard November 10, 2013 0

Here’s the playlist for 20th August 2013 1.  Faith No More – From Out Of Nowhere (Live) (Live At The Brixton Academy – 1990) 2.  Metallica – Jump In The Fire (Kill ‘Em All

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Nocturnal Network – Musical Meanderings 6th August 2013

Nocturnal Network – Musical Meanderings 6th August 2013

Graham Stannard November 10, 2013 0

Here’s the playlist for 6th August 2013 1.  Helmet – Milquetoast (Betty – 1994) 2.  Rollins Band – Inhale Exhale (Come In And Burn – 1997) 3.  Ty Segall – Thank God For The

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Sound City – Musical Meanderings 30th July 2013

Sound City – Musical Meanderings 30th July 2013

Graham Stannard November 10, 2013 0

Here’s the playlist for 30th July 2013 1.  Mother Love Bone – Capricorn Sister (Apple – 1990) 2.  Living Colour – Pride (Time’s Up – 1990) 3.  Temple Of The Dog – Hunger Strike

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Devi Prayer – Musical Meanderings 23rd July 2013

Devi Prayer – Musical Meanderings 23rd July 2013

Graham Stannard November 10, 2013 0

Here’s the playlist for 23rd July 2013 1.  Tool – Prison Sex (Undertow – 1993) 2.  Megadeth – My Last Words (Peace Sells…But Who’s Buying? – 1986) 3.  Thin Lizzy – Are You Ready?

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I Feel You – Musical Meanderings 18th June 2013

I Feel You – Musical Meanderings 18th June 2013

Graham Stannard October 1, 2013 0

Events tonight meant that I was able to start the show half an hour earlier. It was great to be able to make the most of it and it also unveiled some deeper meanderings.

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Secret Plants – Musical Meanderings 11th June 2013

Secret Plants – Musical Meanderings 11th June 2013

Graham Stannard September 24, 2013 0

Here’s the playlist for 11th June 2013 (Albums in brackets) 1.  The Cult – Sweet Soul Sister (Sonic Temple – 1989) 2.  Texas Is The Reason – Back And To The Left (Do You

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Band4Life – Musical Meanderings 4th June 2013

Band4Life – Musical Meanderings 4th June 2013

Graham Stannard June 7, 2013 0

As the sun continues to shine it was lovely to look forward to a busy few days, especially over the weekend. Over in Southend at the Peter Boat on both Saturday and Sunday is

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Rocking eternally – Musical Meanderings 28th May 2013

Rocking eternally – Musical Meanderings 28th May 2013

Graham Stannard June 7, 2013 0

  This week it was once again back on my own in the studio, but it gave me a chance to celebrate a previous week of musical moments. I had the pleasure of catching

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E.V.P – Musical Meanderings 21st May 2013

E.V.P – Musical Meanderings 21st May 2013

Graham Stannard May 22, 2013 1

Tonight’s show was one I have been looking forward to for a while. Earlier this year I was able to record an interview with psychedelic trance artist Alex Diplock, otherwise known as E.V.P. In

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Move On Up – Musical Meanderings 30th April 2013

Move On Up – Musical Meanderings 30th April 2013

Graham Stannard May 8, 2013 0

Here’s the playlist for 30th April 2013 (Albums in brackets) Listen again to follow… 1.  Spiritualized – Lay Back In The Sun (Pure Phase) 2.  Tool – Vicarious (10,000 Days) 3.  Public Enemy –

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Psy Sisters – Musical Meanderings 23rd April 2013

Psy Sisters – Musical Meanderings 23rd April 2013

Graham Stannard May 7, 2013 0

This week I had the pleasure of sharing information about a new project in the psychedelic trance scene called Psy Sisters. It’s a collective of talented female artists which include producers, DJs, décor and

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Transition Festival 2013 – Musical Meanderings 16th April 2013

Transition Festival 2013 – Musical Meanderings 16th April 2013

Graham Stannard April 21, 2013 0

As I mentioned last week during my show, over the Easter period I was able to enjoy another transformative occasion in Spain at the latest edition of the appropriately titled Transition festival. It’s the

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Andy Force – Musical Meanderings 9th April 2013

Andy Force – Musical Meanderings 9th April 2013

Graham Stannard April 16, 2013 0

Last week I returned fully charged from the Transition festival and inspired by the experiences I had, the people I met and the conversations I had with them. I was fortunate enough to continue

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Tales From The Coin Spinner – Musical Meanderings 26th March 2013

Tales From The Coin Spinner – Musical Meanderings 26th March 2013

Graham Stannard April 9, 2013 0

This was my last show before a break for a week when I was able to head to Spain for another wonderful time at the Transition festival. It’s a very appropriately named event and

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Eyes Wide Open – Musical Meanderings 19th March 2013

Eyes Wide Open – Musical Meanderings 19th March 2013

Graham Stannard March 20, 2013 0

It was back to the meandering selection tonight as I was back on my own.  Even though I’m coming to prefer my conversations and connections with guests, I really enjoyed diving into a selection

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Sleepy Wood – Musical Meanderings 12th March 2013

Sleepy Wood – Musical Meanderings 12th March 2013

Graham Stannard March 13, 2013 0

After a break for a week I returned to some more rocking guest fun. And indeed once again from Southend as Sleepy Wood followed in the footsteps of the likes of Stratus Rocks and

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Stratus Rocks – Musical Meanderings 26th February 2013

Stratus Rocks – Musical Meanderings 26th February 2013

Graham Stannard February 27, 2013 1

I enjoyed being joined by more great guests this week when Southend band Stratus Rocks joined me live in the studio. As well as more fantastic conversation they were able to wheel in a

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Dream On Me – Musical Meanderings 19th February 2013

Dream On Me – Musical Meanderings 19th February 2013

Graham Stannard February 26, 2013 2

Still on my own unfortunately this week, but I’m already getting ready for the visit of Stratus Rocks to the studio next week. I enjoyed playing Washes Away again which inspired some of the

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Instant Karma – Musical Meanderings 12th February 2013

Instant Karma – Musical Meanderings 12th February 2013

Graham Stannard February 13, 2013 0

I dove extensively into my record collection this week to bring an even more varied meandering selection. It was great to enjoy flowing amongst The Rolling Stones, My Morning Jacket and the Beatles to

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Raising The Bar – Musical Meanderings 5th February 2012

Raising The Bar – Musical Meanderings 5th February 2012

Graham Stannard February 6, 2013 0

No guests this week, but I still enjoyed a rocking start to February with a return to some psychedelic vibes. January seems to have passed all too quickly, but it’s nice 2013 is up

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The Fifty-Four Plates – Musical Meanderings 29th January 2013

The Fifty-Four Plates – Musical Meanderings 29th January 2013

Graham Stannard January 30, 2013 2

I had the pleasure of enjoying more live music in the studio this week as I was joined by Southend band The Fifty-Four Plates. It was great to see all five of them, Nolan,

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Ebb and Flow – Musical Meanderings 22nd January 2013

Ebb and Flow – Musical Meanderings 22nd January 2013

Graham Stannard January 29, 2013 0

Here’s the playlist for 22nd January 2013 (Albums in brackets) 1.  Red Hot Chili Peppers – Blood Sugar Sex Magic (Blood Sugar Sex Magic) 2.  The Black Keys – Money Maker (El Camino) 3. 

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Yinka – Musical Meanderings 15th January 2013

Yinka – Musical Meanderings 15th January 2013

Graham Stannard January 23, 2013 0

This week saw the welcome return of Yinka Oyewole to the Phoenix FM studios. The last time I spoke to him on the show was on the phone while he was still over in

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Chris Liberator – Musical Meanderings 8th January 2013

Chris Liberator – Musical Meanderings 8th January 2013

Graham Stannard January 9, 2013 6

I got 2013 started on a rocking note this week as I had the pleasure of being joined live in the studio by acid techno legend Chris Liberator. It’s a genre of music close

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Times Are Changing – Musical Meanderings 18th December 2012

Times Are Changing – Musical Meanderings 18th December 2012

Graham Stannard January 6, 2013 0

It was the last show of 2012 and soon before the 21st of December which is a time many people have been talking about for a while, along with the Christmas festivities which people

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Renu – Musical Meanderings 4th December 2012

Renu – Musical Meanderings 4th December 2012

Graham Stannard December 13, 2012 0

It felt a little bit like an action packed show tonight as I was joined live in the studio by Renu as she came in to talk about her new, second album called Midnight

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Yes, I know – Musical Meanderings 27th November 2012

Yes, I know – Musical Meanderings 27th November 2012

Graham Stannard December 12, 2012 0

I had to adjust to being back on my own this week, and despite missing having people to talk to and flowing conversation, I enjoyed returning to a flowing musical selection. Inspired by my

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The Cortège – Musical Meanderings 20th November 2012

The Cortège – Musical Meanderings 20th November 2012

Graham Stannard November 30, 2012 1

      After the fun of Herida last week, it was fantastic to be joined by another three piece rock band in the studio who’s music I’ve been enjoying and playing over the

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Herida – Musical Meanderings 13th November 2012

Herida – Musical Meanderings 13th November 2012

Graham Stannard November 17, 2012 0

After an extended period of time on my own, I enjoyed welcoming guests back into the studio this week. It was great to be joined by Phil, Ad and Col from local rock band

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One Eyed God – Musical Meanderings 6th November 2012

One Eyed God – Musical Meanderings 6th November 2012

Graham Stannard November 10, 2012 0

After a few weeks on my own it was a nice change this week to once again have guests featuring on the show, and hopefully the first of many! After a slight delay it

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Halloween – Musical Meanderings 30th October 2012

Halloween – Musical Meanderings 30th October 2012

Graham Stannard November 10, 2012 0

Halloween has never been a particularly favourite holiday of mine, but as with many things in life, I’ve noticed the more I’ve participated, the more fun I’ve had. It’s not been much participation to

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Turn The Page – Musical Meanderings 23rd October 2012

Turn The Page – Musical Meanderings 23rd October 2012

Graham Stannard November 10, 2012 0

This week I continued to enjoy the continuing evolution of the flow of music during the show as well as the flow of life. As much as I’d like to admit that I’m progressing

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Keeping At It – Musical Meanderings 16th October 2012

Keeping At It – Musical Meanderings 16th October 2012

Graham Stannard October 24, 2012 0

Back to the updates for this week and it was interesting to discover the pattern that seems to emerging recently with the flow of the music when I don’t have a guest on. I’ve

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Aura – Musical Meanderings 25th September 2012

Aura – Musical Meanderings 25th September 2012

Graham Stannard October 2, 2012 0

Continuing from the Boom special last week, I thought I would celebrate a wonderful conversation I had on a train from Castelo Branco in Portugal back towards Spain after the festival. At Boom I

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Boom Festival 2012 – Musical Meanderings 18th September 2012

Boom Festival 2012 – Musical Meanderings 18th September 2012

Graham Stannard September 25, 2012 0

Last week I mentioned that I’d just returned from adventures where I’d enjoyed rocking at some of the best psychedelic trance festivals in Europe. This week I decided to celebrate by reflecting on my

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The Return – Musical Meanderings 11th September 2012

The Return – Musical Meanderings 11th September 2012

Graham Stannard September 22, 2012 0

This week saw my return to these shores after an adventure around Europe which ended up lasting more than five weeks. I had the pleasure of being able to attend some of the best

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Vibe Festival 2012 – Musical Meanderings 10th July 2012

Vibe Festival 2012 – Musical Meanderings 10th July 2012

Graham Stannard July 17, 2012 0

This week I enjoyed celebrating the good vibes I enjoyed at the Vibe festival at the end of June in the Czech Republic. It was their first year putting on this event and it

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We Gotta Have Peace – Musical Meanderings 3rd July 2012

We Gotta Have Peace – Musical Meanderings 3rd July 2012

Graham Stannard July 12, 2012 0

Here’s the playlist for 3rd July 2012 (Albums in brackets) 1.  Curtis Mayfield – (Don’t Worry) If There’s a Hell Down Below We’re All Going to Go (Curtis) 2.  Jesus & Mary Chain –

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Happiness Enquiry – Musical Meanderings 19th June 2012

Happiness Enquiry – Musical Meanderings 19th June 2012

Graham Stannard June 24, 2012 0

It was back to guest fun this week when my friends Lynnette Curtis and Kevin Wood joined me live in the studio for a chat and to play music live from their latest project

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Downloaded – Musical Meanderings 12th June 2012

Downloaded – Musical Meanderings 12th June 2012

Graham Stannard June 22, 2012 0

On this week’s Musical Meanderings I had the extra pleasure of an extra hour and started at 9pm. It gave me more time to enjoy my metal roots as I celebrated the Download festival

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There’s no rush, but it helps to have Rush – Musical Meanderings 5th June 2012

There’s no rush, but it helps to have Rush – Musical Meanderings 5th June 2012

Graham Stannard June 22, 2012 0

Been getting back on the playlist action. Looking forward to some great guests here on Musical Meanderings and adventures over the summer which will be reported on here. In the meantime here is the

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K.i.M – Musical Meanderings 17th April 2012

K.i.M – Musical Meanderings 17th April 2012

Graham Stannard April 21, 2012 0

It was fantastic to continue to celebrate the new Tuesday night slot for Musical Meanderings by being joined by another great guest live in the studio. K.i.M, otherwise known as Joakim Fogelmark is a

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Yinka Oyewole – Musical Meanderings 25th March 2012

Yinka Oyewole – Musical Meanderings 25th March 2012

Graham Stannard April 3, 2012 0

Tonight we were jet setting again as I had the chance to catch up with Yinka during his latest stay in New York. He’s got a long standing affinity with it and it was

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Musical Meanderings 18th March 2012

Musical Meanderings 18th March 2012

Graham Stannard April 3, 2012 0

1.  Guns ‘N’ Roses – Mama Kin            (G’N'R Lies) 2.  Babes In Toyland – Mother            (Fontanelle 1992) 3.  Broadcast – Elegant Elephant        (Mother Is The Milky Way 2009) 4. 

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Entering March – Musical Meanderings 5th March 2012

Entering March – Musical Meanderings 5th March 2012

Graham Stannard March 5, 2012 0

Entering March and the first hints of spring, it was a great chance to celebrate some new singles. I once again played the new version of ‘Brooklyn’ by Sabatta, along with new songs by

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Narkez MC: First Play – Musical Meanderings 26th February 2012

Narkez MC: First Play – Musical Meanderings 26th February 2012

Graham Stannard March 4, 2012 0

It’s still strange to be rocking here with guests again this week, but it’s something that will be address over the coming weeks! It was still nice to plow into some wonderful tunes, especially

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Kay Elizabeth – Musical Meanderings 12th February 2012

Kay Elizabeth – Musical Meanderings 12th February 2012

Graham Stannard February 15, 2012 0

This weekend was the first in our brand new studio in the Brentwood Centre. It was a great occasion and it reflected well on everyone at Phoenix involved in the transition who put in

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De Fuego – Musical Meanderings 15th January 2012

De Fuego – Musical Meanderings 15th January 2012

Graham Stannard January 21, 2012 3

I was fortunate to be joined by more wonderful musical guests in the studio on Sunday when Edina Balczo and Davide Lufrano Chaves, otherwise known as De Fuego were able to pop in. There

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Hamish Jenkinson – Musical Meanderings 8th January 2012

Hamish Jenkinson – Musical Meanderings 8th January 2012

Graham Stannard January 10, 2012 0

On Sunday I had the honour of being joined on the phone by Hamish Jenkinson, creative director of the Old Vic Tunnels, trustee of the Kevin Spacey Foundation and Chairman of Free The Children

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Alicia Bastos – Musical Meanderings 18th December 2011

Alicia Bastos – Musical Meanderings 18th December 2011

Graham Stannard December 22, 2011 0

This week on Musical Meanderings I had the pleasure of being joined by Alicia Bastos who is a Arts and Culture project manager, as well as being an accomplished artist herself. Unfortunately she wasn’t

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Old Music Through New Ears? – Musical Meanderings 11th December 2011

Old Music Through New Ears? – Musical Meanderings 11th December 2011

Graham Stannard December 22, 2011 0

I took another break from having a guest this week and had the pleasure of playing some new music I found this weekend. Actually, when I say new music I mean music that I

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The Freewheelin’ Troubadour – Musical Meanderings 4th December 2011

The Freewheelin’ Troubadour – Musical Meanderings 4th December 2011

Graham Stannard December 7, 2011 0

On the show on Sunday it was great to set the tone in a different direction than usual by being joined by The Freewheelin’ Troubadour himself, Dion Power. We heard about how he set

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Like two sides of two different coins! – Musical Meanderings 27th November 2011

Like two sides of two different coins! – Musical Meanderings 27th November 2011

Graham Stannard November 28, 2011 0

It was an interesting change to land at the studio this week without any guests. I’ve gotten used to the company over the past couple of weeks, but I found myself letting go a

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Elephant 12

Elephant 12

Graham Stannard November 22, 2011 0

Chatting to Graham Stannard on Musical Meanderings

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Designs Of Chaos – Musical Meanderings 13th November 2011

Designs Of Chaos – Musical Meanderings 13th November 2011

Graham Stannard November 17, 2011 0

I had the great pleasure of being joined in the studio by Designs Of Chaos for tonight’s show. They certainly helped with providing a metal edge to the proceedings! It was wonderful to find

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Ramping it up – Musical Meanderings 6th November 2011

Ramping it up – Musical Meanderings 6th November 2011

Graham Stannard November 16, 2011 0

This week’s journey had been building up for a couple of weeks. I’ve been wandering an electronic meander and it culminating in a full on first hour with some great psy trance, then easing

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Getting Spooky – Musical Meanderings 30th October 2011

Getting Spooky – Musical Meanderings 30th October 2011

Graham Stannard November 14, 2011 0

Things were getting a bit spooky on Halloween weekend as it seemed to be more popular than ever. The previous week found me carving pumpkins for the first time since I was a kid

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Getting Electrified – Musical Meanderings 23rd October 2011

Getting Electrified – Musical Meanderings 23rd October 2011

Graham Stannard November 4, 2011 0

It was great to take a little change of direction this week. From a few weeks of variations of rock music, I thought I’d have a gentle transition into a little electronic vibe. Starting

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Joana and her friends – Musical Meanderings 16th October 2011

Joana and her friends – Musical Meanderings 16th October 2011

Graham Stannard November 3, 2011 0

This week I thought I’d take the opportunity to play songs from some of my favourite female artists, inspired by my chat with Joana Glaza from Joana and The Wolf which was recorded at

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Sun is shining – Musical Meanderings 2nd October 2011

Sun is shining – Musical Meanderings 2nd October 2011

Graham Stannard October 7, 2011 0

Last weekend the word on everyone’s lips was weather as we made the most of a wonderful spell of a hot version of it- a belated blast of summer before autumn kicks in. I

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Natural progressions – Musical Meanderings 25th September 2011

Natural progressions – Musical Meanderings 25th September 2011

Graham Stannard October 7, 2011 0

On Musical Meanderings on the 25th I continued my new theme of more natural progressions between songs, tonight Meandering from Black Sabbath through to ambient electronic music via Tanya Donelly and Hope Sandoval! Here’s

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Sabatta – Musical Meanderings 18th September 2011

Sabatta – Musical Meanderings 18th September 2011

Graham Stannard October 7, 2011 0

Continuing my catch up, here’s info on my show on the 18th which unfolded in two parts. First of all I played with a new style of Meandering which took on less random directions

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Back in the swing of things – Musical Meanderings 11th September 2011

Back in the swing of things – Musical Meanderings 11th September 2011

Graham Stannard October 7, 2011 0

This evening I’ve been enjoying revisiting some of my recent shows and having a catch up with posting them. After our little flurry of heat and sunshine we have autumn about to take hold

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Latitude warm down – Musical Meanderings 14th August 2011

Latitude warm down – Musical Meanderings 14th August 2011

Graham Stannard August 16, 2011 0

It was great to get back in the seat tonight after what seems like too long. Many thanks to Chris for filling in appropriately last weekend. I’ve been out and about enjoying great festival

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Meandering Through The Years

Meandering Through The Years

Chris Siviter August 8, 2011 0

Graham was away this week so I stepped in (avoiding any injuries this time!) to cover the show. Decided to stick with the same format as last time and play a song a year

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Latitude warm up – Musical Meanderings 10th July 2011

Latitude warm up – Musical Meanderings 10th July 2011

Graham Stannard July 11, 2011 0

It’s that time of the year again, where a few of us here at Phoenix FM look forward to the Latitude festival. It’s only next weekend & I enjoyed looking at some of the

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The Dustaphonics on Musical Meanderings – 26th June 2011

The Dustaphonics on Musical Meanderings – 26th June 2011

Graham Stannard June 27, 2011 2

At the end of a beautiful weekend where the sun returned to lift everyone’s spirits,  it was wonderful to celebrate by featuring The Dustaphonics on last night’s show. We heard three of their songs, along

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Musical Meanderings – 12th June 2011

Musical Meanderings – 12th June 2011

Graham Stannard June 13, 2011 0

Rain was the order of the day (or weekend!) as lots of people were out & about this weekend enjoying the first big weekend of festivals. Glade was on up in Norfolk, and Download

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Mark Wynn on Musical Meanderings – 5th June 2011

Mark Wynn on Musical Meanderings – 5th June 2011

Graham Stannard June 12, 2011 1

It was great to be joined live in the studio last Sunday by singer/songwriter Mark Wynn. He joined me during his travels- he’d been up in York, then played in Southend during the afternoon.

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Musical Meanderings – 22nd May 2011

Musical Meanderings – 22nd May 2011

Graham Stannard May 23, 2011 0

Here’s the playlist for 22nd May 2011 (albums in brackets) 1st Hour 1. Teenage Fanclub – Hang On (Thirteen) 2. Bruce Springsteen – War 3. The Joy Formidable – Whirring (The Big Roar) 4.

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Musical Meanderings – 15th May 2011

Musical Meanderings – 15th May 2011

Graham Stannard May 16, 2011 0

Here’s the playlist for 15th May 2011 (albums in brackets) 1st Hour 1. Foo Fighters – Learn To Fly (There Is Nothing Left to Lose) 2. David Bowie – Let’s Spend The Night Together

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Divine Hangover – 8th May 2011

Divine Hangover – 8th May 2011

Graham Stannard May 8, 2011 0

It was great to have a bit of a quiet weekend for a change & enjoy the aftermath of the Divine Comedy Top 20 show on Friday. It was great to feel the release

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Easter Bank Holiday Meanderings – 24th April 2011

Easter Bank Holiday Meanderings – 24th April 2011

Graham Stannard April 25, 2011 0

Here’s the playlist for 24th April 2011 (albums in brackets) 1st Hour 1.  Spiritualized – Lay Back In The Sun                       (Pure Phase) 2.  Aerosmith – F.I.N.E.   

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Phillious Williams on Musical Meanderings – 17th April 2011

Phillious Williams on Musical Meanderings – 17th April 2011

Graham Stannard April 18, 2011 0

Last night on Musical Meanderings I was joined live in the studio by Mark, Mark & Ted from Southend based band, Phillious Williams. They had a lively weekend playing out- in Southend on Friday

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Musical Meanderings – 10th April 2011

Musical Meanderings – 10th April 2011

Graham Stannard April 10, 2011 0

It was great to get back in the saddle this week after having last week off. Thanks again to Chris Siviter for covering last week. The break gave me a chance to catch up

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Accidental Meanderings

Accidental Meanderings

Chris Siviter April 4, 2011 0

On the way to the studio to cover Musical Meanderings this week for Graham I had a rather unfortunate falling over accident which caused quite some considerable damage to both knees! But that didn’t

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Martin Mays in on Musical Meanderings – 27th March 2011

Martin Mays in on Musical Meanderings – 27th March 2011

Graham Stannard March 27, 2011 0

It was great to be joined in the studio tonight by singer/songwriter Martin Mays. We were able to hear some of his songs, find out where he is with some of his projects at

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Savage Circuit on Musical Meanderings 20th March 2011

Savage Circuit on Musical Meanderings 20th March 2011

Graham Stannard March 20, 2011 0

It was rather fantastic to be joined in the studio tonight by Alchemy records Trance artist Savage Circuit. It was great to catch up with him & listen to four of his songs in

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Musical Meanderings tomorrow 20th March

Musical Meanderings tomorrow 20th March

Graham Stannard March 19, 2011 0

Just a reminder to join me tomorrow on Musical Meanderings from 10pm- midnight, when I’ll be joined in the studio by Alchemy records Trance artist Savage Circuit & hearing some of his new material.

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Spring has sprung? – 13th March 2011

Spring has sprung? – 13th March 2011

Graham Stannard March 13, 2011 0

I had another great weekend, catching up with some friends at a birthday party. I heard & was inspired by some new music there as well, some of which I enjoyed playing on tonight’s

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Flying The Funk

Flying The Funk

Graham Stannard March 6, 2011 0

It was great to top off a great weekend by dabbling in slightly different styles of electronic music with the likes of Vessel, Brisker & Magitman & Chihei Hatakeyama. I kept it funky &

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Pubaging! – 27th February 2011

Pubaging! – 27th February 2011

Graham Stannard February 27, 2011 0

It was great to once again head to the studio after a weekend in London catching up with friends & rocking straight over here. It was great to play some music tonight by artists

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Back in the saddle – 20th February 2011

Back in the saddle – 20th February 2011

Graham Stannard February 20, 2011 0

Here’s the playlist for Sunday 20th February (albums in brackets) 1st Hour 1. Poison – Nothin’ But A Good Time (Open Up & Say….Ahh!) 2. Ramones – When I Was Young (Acid Eaters) 3.

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Endurance fun – 6th February 2011

Endurance fun – 6th February 2011

Graham Stannard February 6, 2011 0

Tonight’s show was one of those that took a life of its own. I found out earlier today that unfortunately Taylor wasn’t around for Rock The Week, so I initially thought I would just

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Keep the resolutions & new year flowing – 30th January 2011

Keep the resolutions & new year flowing – 30th January 2011

Graham Stannard January 30, 2011 0

It’s almost the end of January & already I’m struggling to keep on top of my resolutions. I was hoping by now to have developed a bit more of a relaxed routine of getting

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Psychedelic Trance – 23rd January 2011

Psychedelic Trance – 23rd January 2011

Graham Stannard January 23, 2011 0

It was great to have a bit of an early experience of a fresh start in this new year. I had the pleasure of catching up with my friend Rollo who’s squirreled his way

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2011 Under Way

2011 Under Way

Graham Stannard January 16, 2011 0

1st Hour 1. Monster Magnet – Powertrip (Powertrip) 2. Nirvana – Breed (Nevermind) 3. Grandmaster Flash – White Lines (Don’t Do It) 4. Ministry – Jesus Built My Hotrod (Psalm 69) 5. Dinosaur Jr.

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New Year. New Start. Let’s Go!

New Year. New Start. Let’s Go!

Graham Stannard January 9, 2011 0

The holiday season passes by so quick doesn’t it? It was great to have a bit of time off between bits of work to get on with a bit of partying & catching up

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