I couldn’t let the Olympics (and the gold rush of Team GB and Team NZ) go unheralded, so we kick off this month’s show with Spandau Ballet’s GOLD! Needless to say, it gets better from there…. apart from, perhaps, the roller disco moment at song 3! Spandau Ballet, Gold Keane, Sovereign Light Café – for … More August’s Playlist
Something old, something new, and, as I can’t seem to wean myself off the folk, a fair bit of fiddle! Thanks to Rebecca Landman, my faithful UK listener, for introducing me to Laura Marling, and also to our friends the Neilds in Worthing, UK, who shared Gotye with me this month – no, I’m not … More July’s Playlist… what a lot to look forward to!
This month there is a distinct folksy flavour, with a bit of moderate punk thrown in! Tragic Roundabout – Cigarettes and Petrol – two items increasingly unfashionable and unaffordable! If you like modern manifestations of klezmer, and like your whisky straight out of the bottle, then Tragic Roundabout is the band for you! From Brighton, … More June 2012 – Playlist
Moloko – The Time is Now (5.18) – just a classic track with some decent acoustic guitar Madness, Baggy Trousers (2.28) – for my sister, Sally Mariza, Transparente (2.29) – if you get the chance to see Mariza live, TAKE IT! Bob Dylan, Masters of War (4.31) – my guest, Claire Bleakley’s, first track. For … More May 2012 – Playlist