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Show 176: Time For Heroes

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Show 176 is named after The Libertines 2002 single “Time For Heroes”.

Here is what I played this week…

1. Pale Waves – Heavenly
2. Kasabian – You’re In Love With A Psycho
3. The Killers – Jenny Was A Friend Of Mine
4. Kings Of Leon – King Of The Rodeo
5. The Libertines – Time For Heroes
6. The King Blues – I Want You
7. Haim – The Wire
8. Grouplove – Tongue Tied
9. General Fiasco – Hollows
10. Florence + The Machine – Kiss With A Fist
11. Dananananakroyd – Think And Feel
12. Courtney Barnett – Elevator Operator
13. Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – Black & White Sunshine
14. The Cribs – Mirror Kisses
15. Circa Waves – Different Creatures
16. Lucy Rose – Strangest Of Ways
17. Paolo Nutini – Last Request
18. Oasis – Turn Up The Sun
19. Blur – Song 2
20. The Black Keys – Monkey Maker
21. Blink 182 – Easy Target
22. Blink 182 – All Of This
23. Basement Jaxx feat. Kele Le Roc – Romeo
24. Michael Jackson and Stevie Wonder – Just Good Friends
25. Mumford and Sons Feat The Very Best and Beatenberg – Fool You’ve Landed
26. The Coral – Dreaming Of You
27. Everything Everything – Distant Past
28. Tame Impala – The Less I Know The Better
29. Temples – Mystery Of Pop
30. Frank Turner – Wanderlust
31. Keane – This Is The Last Time
32. The Maccabees – Toothpaste Kisses
33. The National – Vanderlyle Crybaby Geeks
34. Stevie Wonder – Lately


Show 175: Love Is Only A Heartbeat Away

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1. Chvrches – Get Out
2. Foo Fighters – The Pretender
3. Florence and The Machine – Kiss With A Fist
4. Kaiser Chiefs – Everyday I Love You Less and Less
5. Green Day – Church On Sunday
6. Everything Everything – Distant Past
7. Foals – Inhaler
8. The Fratellis – Baby Don’t You Lie To Me!
9. The Enemy – 51st State
10. Jake Bugg – Bitter Salt
11. Radiohead – Burn The Witch
12. Gorillaz – Shes My Collar
13. Biffy Clyro – Woo Woo
14. Bring Me The Horizon – Throne
15. Create To Inspire – AdJust
16. Paramore – Decode
17. Walk In Coma – Gospel
18. Mr Happy Chainsaw – Standing There
19. Let’s be Strange – Daydream Boy
20. Elbow – An Audience With The Pope
21. Ellie Goulding – The Writer
22. Jamie T – Love Is Only A Heartbeat Away
23. Frank Turner – Wanderlust
24. Stornoway – When You Touch Down From Outer Space
25. Stereophonics – Hurry Up And Wait
26. The Strokes – Reptilia
27. Franz Ferdinand – Tell Her Tonight
28. Wolf Alice – Beautifully Unconventional
29. Kasabian – Comeback Kid
30. Courtney Barnett – Nobody Cares If You Don’t Go To The Party
31. Arctic Monkeys – That’s Where You’re Wrong


Show 174: Feet Don’t Fail Me

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I’ve named this week after the opening track of my show tonight – “Feet Don’t Fail Me” by Queens Of The Stone Age.

1. Queens Of The Stone Age – Feet Don’t Fail Me
2. White Lies – To Lose My Life
3. XX – Crystalised
4. Nirvana – Come As You Are
5. Primal Scream – Loaded
6. Vampire Weekend – Giving Up The Gun
7. Madness – Mr Apples
8. Travis – Writing To Reach You
9. Stereophonics – Hurry Up And Wait
10. The Hives – Tick Tick Boom
11. Royal Blood – Ten Tonne Skeleton
12. U2 – The Miracle Of Joey Ramone
13. Justin Timberlake – Lovestoned/I Think She Knows
14. Outkast – Prototype
15. The Drums – Forever and Ever Amen
16. General Fiasco – The Age You Start Losing Friends
17. The Killers – All These Things That I’ve Done
18. Gorillaz – Superfast Jellyfish
19. The Young Knives – Light Switch
20. Iggy Pop – Gardenia
21. Ellie Goulding – Figure 8
22. Catfish and The Bottlemen – Soundcheck
23. Last Shadow Puppets – Used To Be My Girl
24. Fightstar – It’s Blood Is Black
25. Biffy Clyro – Victory Over The Sun
26. The 1975 – Chocolate
27. Arctic Monkeys – That’s Where You’re Wrong


Show 173: Hit Me Like That Snare

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All on my lonesome this week but the plus side i have three hours with you lovely bunch.

I’ve name the show after the Alt-J song, “Hit Me With That Snare”.

1. Arcade Fire – Suburbs
2. The Beatles – I Saw Her Standing There
3. Bombay Bicycle Club – How Can You Swallow So Much Sleep>?
4. Alt J – Hit Me Like That Snare
5. Boxer Rebellion – Evacuate
6. Arctic Monkeys – You Probably Couldn’t See For The Lights But You Were Staring Straight At Me
7. Blur – Bank Holiday
8. The Cribs – Martell
9. Biffy Clyro – Mountain
10. Asylums – Missing Persons
11. Editors – All Sparks
12. The Big Moon – Pull The Other One
13. Circa Waves – Lost It
14. Foals – Balloons
15. Kasabian – Empire
16. Fightstar – A City On Fire
17. Young Machetes – Just Happening
18. Fyresky – Red Velvet Rope
19. Horse Heads – Coffee
20. Dananananakroyd – Pink Sabbath
21. Franz Ferdinand – Take Me Out
22. Hard Fi – Gotta Reason
23. The Kooks – Eddie’s Gun
24. Kings Of Leon – Molly’s Chamber
25. Oasis – Digsys Dinner
26. The Strokes – Reptilla
27. Leo C – If You’re Not Beggin’
28. Owen Williams – The Man Who Ate The Hurricane
29. Blink 182 – Home Is Such A Lonely Place
30. Coldplay – Warning Sign
31. Paul J Williams – Out Of Sight, Out Of Mind
32. Holly Hannigan – Don’t Believe In Love Anymore
33. Matt Cross – It’s Better Late Than Never
34. Finding Miranda – Slow Drive Home
35. The Black Keys – Stop Stop
36. The 1975 – Settle Down
37. Tame Impala – The Less I Know The Better
38. Vampire Weekend – Giving Up The Gun
39. Wolf Alice -Beautifully Unconventional
40. Queens Of The Stone Age – Feet Don’t Fail Me
41. Paramore – Hard Times
42. Mr Jukes – Grant Green (Feat Charles Bradley)
43. Laura Marling – False Hope
44. Peace – Wraith
45. Slaves – Play Dead
46. Sum 41 – Never Waking Up
47. Twin Atlantic – Missing Link
48. These New Puritans – Hologram
49. The Smiths – Bigmouth Strikes Again
50. The Sad Song Co – Last Dance of The Evening.
51. The La’s – I Can’t Sleep


Show 172: Return of Leo C

This week I had the return of Leo C.

Leo is a 16-year-old singer songwriter from Southend. He is a well accomplished songwriter for such a young age, releasing an album and EPs. The back catalogue is very impressive.

You can hear the full show below and live performances from Leo C.

Here is the songs played on the show, with live performances in bold…

Vampire Weekend – Giving Up The Gun
White Stripes – Stop Breaking Down
White Lies – Farewell To The Fairground
The War on Drugs – Holding On
The Verve – Lucky Man
Is That You
Wolf Alice – Beautifully Unconventional
Weezer – Say It Ain’t So
Someone’s Got To Say
Drunk and With Dreams (Angel Olsen cover)

The Young Knives – She’s Attracted To
The View – Claudia
Jake Bugg and Noah Cyrus – Waiting
What’s The Use
The XX – Crystallise
Wild Beasts – We Still Got The Taste Dancing On Our Tongues
Blues Song
Viola Beach – Boys That Sing
The Vaccines – Give Me A Sign
I’ll Express You Anytime
Villagers – The Pact (I’ll Be Your Fever)
The Dom Clark Trio – Undercover
Nadsat

Leo participated in the quiz and scored 13.5 points on a 1970s music round. Which beats his score from last year. Here is the scoreboard…

Paul Finch – 15
Minerva Falls – 15
Katy Forkings – 14
Leo C – 13.5


Show 171: Minerva Falls

This week I had Southend band, Minerva Falls come to the studio.

It’s been a long time coming, I’ve been meaning to get this band in the studio for probably the best part of the last two years. Good things comes to those who wait.

The band are nearly a decade old, and they are still growing strong, bringing out an album just before xmas last year.

You can hear the full show below, with videos of the bands performances.

Here is a list of the songs played on the show including live performances in bold…

Catfish and The Battlement – Soundcheck
Dananananakroyd – Reboot
The Cure – In Between Days
Foo Fighters – Feast and The Famine
Franz Ferdinand – Take Me Out
My Own Anarchy
Kasabian – Comeback Kid
King Blues – Headbutt
Axwound
M83 – Do It, Try It
The Maccabees – Can You Give It?
Fish Fists
Mystery Jets – Two Doors Down
Manic Street Preachers – A Design For Life
Miles Kane – Inhaler
Hate Lies
Nirvana – Lithium
Nothing But Thieves – Itch
Zombie (Cranberries cover)

Minerva Falls also participated in 50 Grades Smarter, my weekly quiz for my guests. They scored 15 points, which puts them joint leaders alongside Paul Finch.

Paul Finch – 15
Minerva Falls – 15
Katy Forkings – 14


Show 170: The Return of Paul Finch

On the show this week, I had Paul Finch in the studio, along with his sidekick, Brian. Paul is not just a friend, but a very popular figure amongst musicians in the Southend region.

Paul alongside “His Brian” (as he calls him), host a podcast for unsigned artist, named Seacroft Studio’s Live and Unsigned, a show in which yours truly has appeared on with his band a couple of years ago. Not only us, but many have benefitted by coming onto his show.

Some success stories from his studio (the ultimate man cave) – have been the likes of Caitlin King and Emily Frith who have both recorded their EPs there.

The full show you can hear below.

Here are the songs played on the show. All songs have been recorded at his studio, either as a live session or recorded for a project…

Angel and The Melodyhorns – Last Day Of The Summer
Darren Jones and The World Music Band – Do It
Doojip – I Know Why
Petty Phase – You’ll Be Dead
Black Bullets – Riding Shotgun
The Woodmans – Mouth
Cannonball Flatman – Stockport Maine
Paul Woodley – Po Black Maddie
Paul J Williams – In A Long Time
Holly Hannigan – Blue Eyes
Emily Frith – Figure You Out
Owen Williams – Oil And Water
MG Boulter – Midnight Movies
Davey Hal – White Walls
Caitlin King – Heal Your Heart

Paul and His Brian also participated in the quiz and scored a respectable 15 points. Here is the scoreboard.


Show 169: Mystery Of Pop

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This week’s show is named after the Temples’ album track “Mystery Of Pop”. The featured image is of my friends “Gentlemen’s Getaway” to Gothenburg in 2016. An even which I’m embarking on tomorrow, however this year we’re going to sunny Seville.

1. These New Puritans – Elvis
2. Two Door Cinema Club – Ordinary
3. Ting Tings – Fruit Machine
4. Teenage Fanclub – I’m In Love
5. Temples – Mystery Of Pop
6. Twin Atlantic – Overthinking
7. The Twang – Push The Ghosts
8. Tinie Tempah Feat. Eric Turners – Written In The Stars
9. Timbaland Feat. The Hives – Throw It On Me
10. Stephen Rudd – Satellites
11. Paolo Nutini – Coming Up Easy
12. Mr Jukes Feat. Charles Bradley – Grant Green
13. James Vincent McMorrow – This Old Dark Machine
14. Travis – As You Are
15. Grouplove – Tongue Tied
16. Friendly Fires – Skeleton Boy
17. Franz Ferdinand – Take Me Out
18. Foster The People – Call it What You Want
19. Foals – Balloons
20. Everything Everything – Regret
21. Fall Out Boy – A Little Less Sixteen Candles, A Little More “Touch Me”
22. Paramore – Hard Times
23. Klaxons – Golden Skans
24. Ed Sheeran – Don’t
25. Ellie Goulding – Figure 8
26. La Roux – Bulletproof
27. Tame Impala – The Less I Know The Better
28. The Wombats – Tales of Girls, Boys and Marsupials
29. The Wombats – Kill The Director
30. Vampire Weekend – A-Punk
31. Noah And The Whale – L.I.F.E.G.O.E.S.O.N
32. Arctic Monkeys – That’s Where You’re Wrong
33. Coldplay – Don’t Let It Break Your Heart


Show 168: Reptilia

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This weeks show is named after The Strokes’ tune “Reptilia”.

1. Stornoway – When You Touch Down From Outer Space
2. The Strokes – Reptilia
3. Tame Impala – The Less I Know The Better
4. Pale Waves – New Years Eve
5. Haim – The Wire
6. Paolo Nutini – Jenny Don’t Be Hasty
7. The Last Shadow Puppets – Separate And Ever Deadly
8. Supergrass – Alright
9. Suede – Metal Mickey
10. The Subways – With You
11. Fidlar – 40oz On Repeat
12. Sum41 – Pain For Pleasure
13. Parquet Courts – Dust
14. Sunflower Bean – Oh, I Just Don’t Know
15. Get Cape, Wear Cape, Fly – I-Spy
16. First Aid Kit – Master Pretender
17. Taylor Swift – Begin Again
18. Foster The People – I Would Do Anything For You
19. Django Django – Default
20. Stormzy – Blinded By Your Grace Pt.1
21. Gorillaz Feat. De La Soul – Momentz
22. Disclosure Feat. Eliza Doolittle – You & Me
23. Courtney Barnett – Nobody Really Cares If You Don’t Go To The Party
24. Circa Waves – Lost It
25. The Black Keys – Tighten Up
26. The Big Moon – Pull The Other One
27. Asylums – Missing Persons
28. Art Brut – Nag Nag Nag Nag
29. Arctic Monkeys – Crying Lightningh
30. The 1975 – Chocolate
31. The All-American Rejects – Dirty Little Secret
32. The Futureheads – Le garage
33. General Fiasco – The Age You Start Losing Friends
34. The Kooks – Bad Habit


Show 167: Play Dead

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I have the named the show after Slaves’ album track “Play Dead”. here are the goodies I played on this week’s show.

1. Slaves – Play Dead
2. Spring King – Who Are You
3. Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – Do The Damage
4. Razorlight – In The Morning
5. Maximo Park – Apply Some Pressure
6. Paramore – Idle Worship
7. Peace – Wraith
8. Franz Ferdinand – Right Action
9. Foster the People – I Would Do Anything For You
10. The Hives – Tick Tick Boom
11. The Cribs – Men’s Needs
12. Catfish And The Bottlemen – Souncheck
13. Savages – T.I.W.Y.G
14. Elastica – Vaseline
15. The Smiths – Hand In Glove
16. The Last Shadow Puppets – Used To Be My Girl
17. Stereophonics – Hurry Up And Wait
18. Blossoms – At Most A Kiss
19. Boxer Rebellion – Spitting Fires
20. Sex Pistols – Anarchy In The UK
21. Sum41 – Never Wake Up
22. The Futureheads – Le Garage
23. The Jam – It’s Too Bad
24. General Fiasco – Hollows
25. Blur – Song 2
26. BoyKillBoy – Suzie
27. The Big Moon – Pull The other One
28. Biffy Clyto – Woo Woo
29. Ryan Adams – Blank Space
30. Snow Patrol Feat. Martha Wainwright – Set The Fire To The Third Bar
31. Alex Turner – Piledriver Waltz
32. Mumford and Sons Feat. Baaba Maal – There Will Be Time
33. Noah And The Whale – 2 Atoms In A Molecule
34. The Beach Boys – Barbara Ann
35. The Beatles – She Loves You
36. The Stone Roses – This Is The One
37. Pale Waves – New years Eve
36. Stevie Wonder – Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours