Category Archives: Recents and Decents

Recents And Decents 28/11/12

It’s not just cold out there now, it’s pretty wet too. Just stay in and listen to the radio. Here’s last week’s playlist with more of the same following tonight:

Polyphonic Spree – Hanging Around The Day
The Stone Roses – Standing Here
Shack – Reinstated
Brakes – Crush On You
Albert Hammond Junior – In Transit
Tom Vek – Hold Your Hand
Dogs Die In Hot Cars – Celebrity Sanctum
Atoms For Peace – Default
Marmaduke Duke – Rubber Lover
Wild Nothing – Shadow
The Staves – The Long Run
The Shins – Pink Bullets
Bat For Lashes – Laura
The Divine Comedy – The Certainty Of Chance
First Love, Last Rites – Charlot
My Morning Jacket – Lowdown
Seasick Steve – Walkin Man
The Hours – Ali In The Jungle
Bernard Butler – People Move On
The Civil Wars – My Father’s Father
The Stills – Of Montreal

Album of the week:
Kings Of Convenience – Riot On An Empty Street

from which we heard
The Build Up, Know How and Misread.

Recents And Decents 21/11/12

Last week’s playlist for you. Join me later at 10pm for more of the same:

REM – Taxarkana
Idlewild – You Had The World In Your Arms
Ben Folds – Not The Same
Arnold – Oh My
We Were Promised Jetpacks – It’s Thunder And It’s Lightning
Badly Drawn Boy – A Minor Incident
Department Of Eagles – Around The Bay
Deep Sea Arcade – Outlands
Battles – Atlas
The Black Dove Experiment – Such Cruel Intentions
The Cads – Artaud
Austra – Beats And The Pulse
Biffy Clyro – The Conversation Is
Nurses – Technicolour
Martyn Joseph – Weight Of The World
Great Lake Swimmers – Everything Is Moving So Fast
Sunset Rubdown – The Mending Of The Gown
Maxence Cyrin – Where Is My Mind?
Pulp – Babies

Album of the week was:
The Low Anthem – Oh My God, Charlie Darwin

From we heard :
Cage The Songbird, Champion Angel and Charlie Darwin.

Recents And Decents 14/11/12

10pm tonight…same as usual. This was last week’s usual:

Stereophonics – A Thousand Trees
Audioslave – Show Me How To Live
Pete Yorn – Black
The Maccabees – Dinosaurs
She And Him – This Is Not A Test
Cloud Control – The Rolling Stones
Alt-J – Tessellate
Eric Bibb – Pocket
Little Comets – Dancing Song
The Unthanks – Shipbuilding
The National – Mr November
Racing Glaciers – South
Beth Gibbons And Rustin Man – Romance
Blonde Redhead – 23
Soulwax – Much Against Everyone’s Advice
Hyde And Beast – Never Come Back
British Sea Power – Canvey Island

Album of the week:
Oceansize – Effloresce
From which we heard,
Women Who Love Men Who Love Drugs, Massive Bereavement and One Day All This Could Be Yours

Recents And Decents 7/11/2012

It’s 6 years to the day since Freddy Eastwood scored the only goal for Southend United to beat Manchester United 1-0. Just so you know. It’s also a week since my last show. Here’s what we listened to:

The Who _ I Can See For Miles
Queen – Flick Of The Wrist
The Flaming Lips – It’s Summertime
Peter Bjorn and John – Let’s Call It Off
Blonds – Time
Kings Of Leon – Red Morning Light
Ethan Johns – Red Rooster Blues
One Eskimo – Amazing
The Ware On Drugs – Taking The Farm
Iain Archer – A Few Conclusions
Tired Pony – Dead American Writers
Ryan Adams – New York, New York
Bruce Springsteen – My City Of Ruins
Elliott Smith – Bled White
Lykke Li – Breaking It Up
We Are Scientists – Hoppipolla
Letting Up Despite Great Faults – Visions
Pavement – Carrot Rope
The New Pornographers – Hey, Snow White
The Verve – Lucky Man

Album of the week: Martha Wainwright – I Know You’re Married But I’ve Got Feelings Too
from which we heard:
Bleeding All Over You, You Cheated Me and See Emily Play

Recents And Decents 31/10/12

Nothing scary about tonight’s show I’m afraid. Like Halloween doesn’t even exist…not many Trick or Treaters come down to the Brentwood Centre I reckon. Here’s last week’s playlist:

David Bowie _ Diamond Dogs
Oasis – Acquiesce
Beach House – Troublemaker
Everything Everything – Cough Cough
The Beta Band – The House Song
Electronic – When She’s Gone
Secret Machines – First Wave Intact
The Band – The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down
Ham Sandwich – Ants
Blitzen Trapper – Furr
Paul Weller – 5th Season
Simian Ghost – Youth
Dungen – Fredag
The La’s – Looking Glass
Polica – Dark Star

Album of the week:
Paul Banks – Banks
From which we played:
The Base, No Mistakes, and Arise, Awake.

Recents And Decents 24/10/12

It’s definitely getting colder and more miserable out there. All the more reason to stay in and listen to me. Tune in later at 10pm if you you feel that way.
Here’s last week’s playlist:

AC/DC – Rock And Roll Ain’t Noise Pollution
Supergrass – It’s Not Me
Cold War Kids – Mine Is Yours
Pajama Club – Daylight
Dogs – Soldier On
Ra Ra Riot – Massachusetts
Bright Eyes – Train Under Water
Bjork – It’s In Our Hands
Ultraista – You’re Out
Engineers – Clean Coloured Wire
Wilco – Art Of Almost
Andrew Bird – Oh No
The Duke Spirit – Lassoo
Spokes – Everyone I Ever Met
Paper Route – Tiger Teeth
The Temper Trap

Album of the week:
Tim Burgess – Oh No, I Love You
From which we heard:
The Doors Of Then
A Case For Vinyl

Recents And Decents 17/10/12

Apologies for the week off last week. Normal service is resumed tomorrow evening (17th).
Here’s the playlist from the last show:

Muse – Darkshines
Led Zeppelin – Immigrant Song
Kasabian – Reason Is Treason
Grizzly Bear – Speak In Rounds
Coldplay – The One I Love
Bloc Party – Little Thoughts
We Are Augustines – Chapel Song
Massive Attack – Inertia Creeps
Laura Marling – Sophia
Marc Cohn – Miles Away
Alt-J – Breezeblocks
Radiohead – The Tourist
Fink – Yesterday Was Hard On All Of Us
Alberta Cross – The Devil’s All You Ever Had
S.C.U.M. – Whitechapel
Fun Lovin’ Criminals – Back On The Block

Album of the week:
Gomez – Liquid Skin
from which we played:
Devil Will Ride, Rhythm And Blues Alibi, We Haven’t Turned Around.

Recents And Decents 3/10/12

Here is last week’s playlist for 26/9:

The Hives – Idiot Walk
Ian Dury And The Blockheads – Wake Up And Make Love To Me
The Black Keys – Little Black Submarines
Toy – Motoring
Daughter – Landfill
Tape The Radio – The Message
The Domino State – A Pillow Song
Of Monsters And Men – Little Talks
Depeche Mode – Policy Of Truth
Animal Collective – Today’s Supernatural
Elbow – Scattered Black And Whites
The Horrors – Still Life
M83 – OK Pal
Mansun – Wide Open Space
Mumford And Sons – Where Are You Now?

Album of the week was Liam Finn – I’ll Be Lighting from which we heard:
– I’ll Be Lightning
– Energy Spent
– Second Chance

See you tonight.

Recents And Decents – 19/26 September

Thanks for joining me last week. Here is the playlist from last week’s show.

Foo Fighters – This Is A Call
Ash – Goldfinger
Editors – Someone Says
School Of Seven Bells – The Night
Brendan Benson – Metarie
Band Of Skulls – Sweet Sour
Bombay Bicycle Club – Still
The Futureheads – Thursday
George Harrison – I Dig Love
Glen Hansard – High Hope
Baddies – Rewire
Alex Winston – Velvet Elvis
The Joy Formidable – Wolf’s Door
Sigur Ros – Olsen Olsen
Grammatics – Polar Swelling
Nick Cave – Into My Arms
Ryan Adams – English Girls Approximately
Cat Power – Could We

Album of the week:
Kathryn Williams – Little Black Numbers
From which we heard:
Soul To Feet, Each Star We See and Jasmine Hoop.

See you soon.


Recent and Decents 19/9/12

Thanks for tuning in again last week for those that did. Starting to get back into the swing of things now. All tunes chosen for this week and all are quality. See you later hopefully. Here’s last week’s playlist:

The Datsuns – Harmonic Generator
Desert Sessions – I Wanna Make It Witchu
Robert Plant & Alison Krauss – Please Read The Letter
REM – Lotus
Billy Bragg – Cindy Of A Thousand Lives
I Break Horses – Winter Beats
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club – Awake
Band Of Horses – Knock Knock
Ben Folds Five – Regrets
The Walkmen – We Can’t Be Beat
The Staves – Mexico
The Vaccines – Wetsuit
Arcade Fire – We used To Wait
Richard Hawley – Don’t Stare At The Sun
Beck – Bottle Of Blues
Of Montreal – Our Riotous Defects
Cousteau – Last Good Day Of The Year

Album of the week was Sharon Van Etten – Tramp, and from that quite brilliant record we played:
Magic Chords
All I Can.