A week off and back to it now with some atrocious Welsh pronunciations, for which apologies.

Therapy? – Kakistocracy (pictured)
Crows – Chain Of Being
Sean Taylor – This Is England
Jah Wobble & Keith Levene – A Very British Coup feat. Mark Stewart
Working Men’s Club – Bad Blood
Gang Of Four – Paper Thin
Flamingods – Marigold
The Skints – Learning To Swim
Elson – Silent Observer
Dan Amor – Addo Glaw
Los Blancos – Cadw Fi Lan
International Teachers Of Pop – The Ballad Of Remedy Nilsson
Mat Riviere – Clouds
Eli Hermit & Sorti3 – Messy
Noemi Caro – Don’t
rift|fault – Variation 01

That’ll do for this week. Back in seven days.



Back once again. Open up your ears.

Red Eye – Get Up And Fight
Slovenians – I’m Not Batman
Sweet Benfica – Church Of The Scared
Kælan Mikla – Ástarljóð
Mary Bell – I Used To Be Kind To People In Crowds, But It Gave Me Murderous Tendencies
Swine Tax – Conversation
iamarocketship – Face Off
Ex Hex – Cosmic Cave
The Limiñanas – Mirror #1 feat. Kirk Lake (pictured)
The Wave Pictures – Shelly
Rustin Man – Vanishing Heart
The Cowls – Time Is On My Nerves
Fat White Family – Feet
Sleaford Mods – Kebab Spider
Kid Kin – Jarmo
Carry The Martyr – 0001
Jay Glass Dubs – Animal Estate feat. Yorgia Karidi

Off next week – off to see The Wave Pictures as it happens – so back in a fortnight.


First time for 2019, catching up on stuff from the back end of last year and throwing forward to stuff yet to come. New year, same sort of thing – you know the drill by now.

Cabinet Of Millionaires – Theresa
Unangelic Voices – My World
Pas Musique – A Finnish Bedtime Story
Unloved – Love
Cheerbleederz – Staying Up Late
Heavy Drapes – Maladjusted
Piskie Sits – Just Don’t See It
The Bounders – Gotta Get Through
The St Pierre Snake Invasion – Remystery (pictured)
Whirling Hall Of Knives – Non Throt
Sleaford Mods – Flipside
Fat Cops – Hands Up! Get Down!
Jah Gumby – Thirsters Trodding
Qujaku – Keiren
Phonseca – Wait For Me
Laura Cantrell – AWM Bless


New Years Eve. Lists. Not going to bore you too much with this, but these are the long players that have occupied the office turntables the most this year. They aren’t in any order, but it’s the one from Idles that’s been on there the most. It’s a cracking piece of work. Angry, visceral, compassionate – a clever trick.
But the rest are more than worth your time as well.


Flux Capacitors – Courtesan
Shame – Songs Of Praise
Awolnation – Here Come The Runts
Cloacas – Straight Up Ya Clacka
Lana del Rabies – Shadow World
Epic Beard Men – Season 1
Olden Yolk
Cavern Of Anti-Matter – Hormone Lemonade
Mark Pritchard – The Four Worlds
Christian Fitness – Nuance: The Musical
Half Man Half Biscuit – No-One Cares About Your Creative Hub So Get Your Fuckin’ Hedge Cut
Idles – Joy As An Act Of Resistance
Sauna Youth – Deaths
Teleman – Family Of Aliens
Menace Beach – Black Rainbow Sound
Thee Oh Sees – Smote Reverser
Vukovar – Monument
Eli Hermit – Half Truth
Chester P – The Post Apocalyptic Story Teller
The Last Skeptik – Under The Patio
The Lucid Dream – Actualisation
The Immediate – More Sheep Than Human
Tarkamt – Live At The Necropolis
Kamaal Williams – The Return
Jon Metcalfe – Absence

And one reissue:
Skull Snaps

There have been loads of others that crossed our decks as well, but this is the cream of a great crop.
Looking forward to seeing what 2019 brings already.


Ho ho ho, etc. Today’s show is sponsored by #bagofcans

Khruangbin – Christmas Time Is Here
MJ Hibbett & The Validators – Last Christmas (In The EU)
Oh! Gunquit – High On Christmas
Brad Bru & The Crowd Goes Wild – Joy (Christmas With Mr Waits)
The Wave Pictures – We Dress Up Like Snowmen
The Fall – Xmas With Simon
Feral Five – I Want U
The Parasite – Wooden Huts
Pop Morrison – Christmas Song feat. Sam Semple
Gurr – Christmas Holiday feat. Eddie Argos
Bubble & Squeak – The Christmas Stick
Fightmilk – This Is Our Christmas
Aidan Moffatt & RM Hubbert – A Ghost Story For Christmas
Sir Robert Orange Peel – Evel Christmas
John MOuse – When A Child Is Born (pictured)
Half Man Half Biscuit – All I Want For Christmas Is A Dukla Prague Away Kit

And that’s us until next year. We’ll be back on January 7. Merry Christmas.


Still not even slightly festive, so it’s a regular packed show tonight.

Art Brut – Good Morning Berlin (pictured)
Lexytron – I’m Not A Disco
She, Robot – 7 Bells
Frills – Drunk Girls, Drunk Boys
Campfire Social – Oh Atrophy
Trampolene – Divided Kingdon
Evi Vine – Sabbath feat. Simon Gallup
Papercuts – Waking Up
The Autumn Stones – Into The Light
Viagra Boys – Sports
Holiday Ghosts – Booksmart
Collate – Who Cares About Tradition?
JD Meatyard – Broken Arm Jesus
Cathedrale – I Think I Can
Zac White – Nuclear Splinter
Jeremy Vibes – Hall Of Fame

Christmas special next week, all being well.


Quite a few longer records this week, so only 14 tracks but still more than an hour of music.

Dream Can – Cheap Cheap Time I Live, Money Money Saves Me
Desperate Journalist – Cedars
Birds & Beasts – Time Stands Still (pictured)
Strike The Colours – Branches
Laffmad – News From Nowhere
Gum Takes Tooth – Borrowed Lies
The Chats – Do What I Want
Heavy Lungs – Blood Brother
The Armed – Nowhere To Be Found
Test Dept. – Landlord
Grimes – We Appreciate Power
Ladytron – Far From Home
Vukovar feat. Michael Cashmore – Little Gods
Sun Kil Moon – This Is Not Possible


Two and half centuries up, at last. Felt like it had been stuck in the 230s and 240s for ever, but here we are. Wave of the bat, enjoy the moment and then get stuck back in to it.

Psychedelic Porn Crumpets – My Friend’s A Liquid
Chris Connelly – Bloodhounds
FEWS – Paradiso
Oxygen Thief – End Of The Pier Pressure
Blanketman – Flip It Over
Wilted – Final Call
Skylights – What You Are
The Declining Winter – My Divided World
Somedays – Knockout
Ilu – Jaanus
Doe – Labour Like I Do
Kælan Mikla – Nornaglið (pictured)
Mega Emotion – Laura
Feral Five – Pet Show
Equinox – Driven with Reed Hays
Lone – Temples (808 State mix)

And we’ll try all this again in a week’s time.


Reissue, repackage, repackage. Well, we’ve one reissue this week, but what a reissue. That and loads, loads more in this week’s programme.

The Lottery Winners – That’s Not Entertainment
Slurs – Mockery
Muck & The Mires – Doreen
FEVA – Uneasy
The Menstrual Cramps – Boycott The Lot (pictured)
Nightingales – Chaff
Fontaines DC – Too Real
Kagoule – Monsieur Automaton
Swervedriver – Mary Winter
Kidsmoke – Rising Sun
Django Django – Swimming At Night
Skull Snaps – It’s A New Day
Chester P – Melancholic Flowers
International Teachers Of Pop – Another Brick In The Wall (Remoaner mix)
Toy – Sequence One
Slift – Heavy Road

See you next week


Should be back to a weekly routine now for a bit, but all these weeks off mean I’ve still got a massive backlog to work through, so let’s crack on.

My Autumn Empire – Future Song
Voice Of Aiko – Prescription Dream
Hugh Cornwell – Pure Evel
Bauer – Bully Boy
A+ – Shadows
Don Gonzo – Quit Your Job (pictured)
Drenge – Bonfire Of The City Boys
Papaya Fuzz – Set Me Free
Swine Tax – Natural Causes
The Baggios – Deserto ft Baiana System
Guerilla Toss – Meteorological
Russ Litten – Bohemia
Levelz – Respect Respect
Gloria – White Lily
Daughters – Satan In The Wait
Noctorum – Piccadilly Circus In The Rain
Silent Forum – Robot
The Noise & The Naive – Pharmaprix


Another bumper episode as the week-on, week-off schedule continues. Getting bumped for live football next week – the absolute cheek of it.
Anyway, 19 juicy fresh tracks for you to have a go at this week.

DJ Yoda ft Joel Culpepper – London Fields
Meatraffle – London Life
Du Blonde – Buddy
Elvis McGonagall & His Resurrectors – 31 Descriptions Of Donald Trump’s Haircut
The Flithy Tongues – The Ghost Of Rab McVie
Applicants – Hypochondriac #2
Polly Panic – Losing Form
Hands Off Gretel – S.A.S.S
Snakerattlers – Sweet Sixteen (pictured)
Sports Team – Margate
Blades Of Joy – Inside Out
Plastic Mermaids – 1996
Wolf Girl – Maths In The Real World
The Tea Street Band – Only Love
Mongrels ft Jason Williamson – Over Eggin’ It
Eli Hermit – Rats
Rift|Fault – Dusted Off And Everything
Ninna Lundberg – Way Out
Firefriend – Shut Down Your Electronic Hallucinations

Back in a fortnight.