Take 127 - Tobe Hooper Retrospective - 17.06.18

June 17, 2018

Tonight Dan, Kirk, Mike and Simon discussed two lesser known movies by the director Tobe Hooper - Eaten Alive (1977) and Lifeforce (1985). 

Sunday Jazz Lounge with Doug Kaye

June 17, 2018

Doug Kaye plays a selection of the finest new releases and reissues on cd and vinyl. 


Compared To What - Les McCann and Eddie Harris
Rather Drink Muddy Water - Lou Rawls
The Cool School - Leo Sidran
Song For My Father - Horace Silver
The Lip - Louis Prima & Keely Smith
Satin Doll - Carol Stevens
Papa's Got A Brand New Bag - Georgie Fame
Confessin The Blues - Plas Johnson
Gotta Find My Baby - Dr Clayton
I'm Ready - James Cotton
Blues After Hours - Pee Wee Crayton
Hustlers Blues - Leroy Carr
Wide Open - Mark Wade
Bahia - Wendy Kirkland
Gin House Blues - Nina Simone
I Thought About You - Dinah Washington
Got My Mojo Working - Billy Hawks
My Babe - Bunky Green
East Of The Sun - Carmen McRae
Dr Lewis - George Lewis
Front o Town - Pony Poindexter
Something To Live For - Marian Bruce
It's You Or No One - Jacy Parker
Summertime - Chris Connor and Maynard Ferguson
Lend Me Your Love - Memphis Slim


Culture as a Dare June 2018

June 15, 2018

24 hours and 5 minutes late, Culture as a Dare is back on air and what a delightful mix of tunes we have to lay before you. 


Loop Aznavour - The Girl With the Broken Face

Clara Engel - Wandering Light

Orchestre Baka Gbine - Liquindi

Phillip Marshall - Prodigal Son

Tapenoise - Bohemian Brood

Carla Bozulich - Glass House

Staraya Derevnya - Offering

FrankJavCee - Pop Song

Jodie Lowther - Dream of the Melting Plane

1000names - Roket Loop '94

Wheelchair Sports Camp - Hard Out Here for a Gimp

Docki Dong - T4CKY 

Robert Sunday - Romy

Tartine De Clous - C'etait par un dimanche matin

Thomas Traux - It Always Rains on Sundays

Mary Hampton - Gold Hat

Conny Olivetti - Ourang Medan

RADIKAL KUSS - Human Fight

Bada Doom - I am Loved and I need to be Human

Appalache - Hot

Collage - with Jay Smith - 15.06.18

June 15, 2018

Tonight, Jay played all original UK 45s from his collection:

Jingle 1
Rainmaker by Rhubarb Rhubarb
Halliford House - The Virgin Sleep
The Way - July
Red Sky At Night - The Accent
Real Life Permanent Drean - The Orange Machine
DeeDee Do Your Dance - Pussyfoot
Flowers Never Bend With The Rainfall - Toast
Why Don't You Follow Me - Mighty Joe Young
For Your Information - The Cedars
Man In The Shop - Marmalade
Love's Immortal Fire - The Sleepy
Eye to Eye - Audience
Sweetness - Boneshaker
The Orchestrator - Hard Stuff
Love, Love, Love, Love - The Nite People
Jingle 2
Springtime - Jimmy Thomas
Heart Transplantation - The Dragons
Save My Soul - The Wimple Winch
Grounded - The Syn
Pink Purple Yellow and Red - The Sorrows
Model Village - The Penny Peeps
Disturbance - The Move
Children of Tomorrow - Mike Stewart Span
Balloon Burning - The Pretty Things
Just How Much You Are - Kaleidoscope
The Last Mile - Nico
Love Got A Mind of Its Own - J A Freedman
Crazy One - Ramases & Seket
Frederick Jordan - The Glass Menagerie
Concerning Love - Tammy St John
When The Battle Is Over - Louisa Jane White
Berlin - Heidi Bruhl
Jingle 3
Pawnbroker Pawnbroker - Barbara Ruskin
Daylight Stranger - The Chancery
Feelin' - Joy Unlimited
The Devil's Well - The Laurels

Sea Shanties - BEST OF 2018 so far 13/06/2018

June 13, 2018

Curly Dan plays some of his favourite tunes of the year so far, new and old, ably assisted by his left hand man Big Georgie C.

Makeba - Jain
(The Scillian Trap- Khruangbin)
Count Your Blessings - Mattiel
Pure Rock - Third Essence
Needed You - Daytoner
Downtime - Dr. Syntax and Pete Cannon (Alergies Remix)
Calling Out - Sophie Lloyd
This Is America - Childish Gambino
Dagga- Miss Red
In My View - Young Fathers
Fist Of Fury - Kamasi Washington
Foolin Around - The Lemon Twigs

Semicircle Song - The Go! Team
I'm Gon Make U Sick O Me - Parliament
Girlfriend - Christine and The Queens
Luv 2 Luv - DJ Vadim (G)
Soul Train - Princess Nokia

Chica Chica Bongo - Elli and Jacno
Ne Noya - Cos-Ber-Zam
Message To Mankind - Demon Fuzz
Irene - Caetano Veloso
Backed Up Against The Wall - 3 Pieces
The Bottle Or Me - Dee Dee Sharp
Cherrystones - Eugene McDaniels
Nobody Knows - Pastor TL Barrett and The Youth For Christ Choir

Super Molam - Sound Voyage
Rock The Bells - Boys Noize (G)
Party Girl - Michelle Gurevich
Hunnybee - Unknown Mortal Orchestra (G)
Stopp Seisku Aeg! - Velly Joonas
I'd Rather Be With You - Bootsy Collins
I Owe You Nothing - Seinabo Sey
He Called Me Baby - Candi Statton
At Seventeen - Janis Ian

The Daryl Easlea Spectacular - 12/6/2018

June 12, 2018

Episode 154: Mrs and Mr

Forget Trump and Kim, that nice Mr and Mrs Jupitus are popping over for a cuppa tonight; Shelley will talking about her experimental print-making exhibition at the Leigh Art Trail and Phill will be talking about his forthcoming Edinburgh capers.

Lee Thompson - On Her Majesty’s Secret Service
Christine and The Queens Dam Funk - Girlfriend
The Fall - It’s a Curse
The Fall - Frightened
The Fall - The War Against Intelligence
Simge - Yanki
Patti Smith - People Have The Power
Artmagic - The Boys Own Book Of Birds
Ned Doheny - To Prove My Love
Homer Banks - Sixty Minutes Of Your Love
Elvis Presley - Put The Blame On Me
Carla Thomas - Gee Whiz
King Crimson - Larks Tongues In Aspic, Part One
DJ Zinc - Super Sharp Shooter
Alien - Liquid Ray
Angel And The Melodyhorns - Retribution Blues
Boston - More Than A Feeling



Harmergeddon and Lost Harbours live for Culture as a Dare

June 12, 2018

This gig was orginally broadcast live on the 17th May 2018 from Twenty One. This version has improved sound quality from the live broadcast and is more succinct. Also playing on the night was Forelight, you can hear his set here


WeirdGear Radio Show - 10/06/2018

June 10, 2018

A World Cup. If it was songs as countries.

England won; in Barlow's head. And we drunk Mamma Juana https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mama_Juana 

Mr Wolfe drunk more of those than all of us. Only as the other two were driving!

Here's what was played: -

1) Shame - One Rizla (Barlow for Morocco)
2) Claes-Göran Fagerstedt Trio - Stone Free (Lee for Sweden)
3) Rolf Harris - If I Were a Rich Man (Wolfe for Australia)
Winner = Sweden
*pause for group Mamma Juana Shot*

4) Pnau - Baby [La Felix Remix] (Lee for France)
5) Idles - Colossus (Barlow for Islamic Republic of Iran)
6) Lasgo - Something (Wolfe for Costa Rica)
Winner = France

5) Basement Jaxx - Red Alert (Wolfe for Russia)
6) Topia - I Saw You Yesterday (Barlow for South Korea)
7) Simian Mobile Disco (Lee for Colombia)
Winner = Colombia
*pause for Wolfe Mamma Juana Shot*

8) Lone - Airglow Fires (Lee for Serbia)
9) Goldfrapp - Strict Machine [Benny Benassi Remix] (Wolfe for Spain)
*a Wolfe Mamma Juana moment*
10) QTY - Rodeo (Barlow for Mexico)
Winner = Spain
*pause for Wolfe Mamma Juana Shot*

11) Pom Poco - It's A Trap (Barlow for Japan)
12) Maurice Joshua - I Gotta Big Dick (Lee for Brazil)
13) Joey Beltram - Slice [Carl Cox Remix] (Wolfe for Belgium)
Winner = Brazil

14) DJ Jean - The Launch (Wolfe for Germany)
15) Mogadishu - Shades and Rays (Barlow for Senegal?)
16) Giorgio Moroder - From Here to Eternity (Lee for Argentina)
Winner = Germany

17) Todd Terje - Ragysh (Lee for Saudi Arabia)
18) Goat - Let it Burn (Barlow for Engerland)
19) LCD Soundsystem - Tribulations [Tiga's Out of The Trance Closet Mix] (Wolfe for
Winner = Engerland

OVERALL WINNER = Football, those not picked and say it quietly (maybe England? hope springs..)

Muzak (Lee)

Sam Fonteyn - Pop Looks Bach
Cyril Stapelton - The Power Game Theme
Cyril Stapelton - Department S Theme
Tony Hatch - The Champions Theme
Laurie Johnson - The New Avengers Theme
Don Harper's Homo Electronicus - World of Sport Theme
Tony Hatch - Sportsnight Theme
Johnny Keating - Z Cars Theme
Eric Winstone - Dr Who Theme
Cyril Stapelton - The Forsyte Saga Theme
The Saint Orchestra - Return of the Saint Theme
Laurie Johnson - The Professionals Theme
The Doug Wood Band - Drag Racer
Waldo De Los Rios - Mozart's a Musical Joke
Skeewiff - Mischievous Mungo
Barry Gray - The Mysterons Theme
Barry Gray - Aqua Marina Theme
Barry Gray - Stingray Theme
Barry Gray - Joe 90 Theme
Barry Gray - The Mysterons Theme
Barry Gray - Captain Scarlet Theme
The Flee Rekkers - Fireball XL5
Barry Gray - Thunderbirds Theme

Back on Sunday July 8th 7-9pm

The 1974 Show - 08.06.2018

June 8, 2018

Tonight, Ian Pope played a selection of music from the realms of progressive rock, prog rock, jazz fushion and by other interesting artists. The playlist was as follows:-

Trace - Birds
Focus – Harem Scarem
Procul Harum – Cerdes (Outside the Gates of)
Beggars Opera – Time Machine
John Cale & Terry Riley – Church of Anthrax
Amon Duul 2 - Sleepwalker’s Timeless Bridge
Tangerine Dream – Choronzon
Manfred Mann – Bare Hugg
Manfred Mann Chapter Three – Snakeskin Garter
Manfred Mann’s Earthband - In the Beginning, Darkness
George Duke - Sugar Loaf Mountain
The Mahavishnu Orchestra – Noonward Race
The Pat Metheny Group - (Cross The) Heartland
Strawbs - Autumn
Sandy Denny – Solo
Claire Hamill – Love in The Afternoon
Van Der Graaf Generator - La Rossa
Astra - Beyond to Slight the Maze

Podrophenia - World Cup Special - 7.6.2018

June 7, 2018

Tonight Mondo and Piley talked about all things football related with special guest John Devlin, the author of the new book True Colours: International Football Kits - The Illustrated Guide. The following tracks were played - 

Mash up - Grandstand/Supremes
Sports Night theme
Collapsed Lung - Eat My Goal
Giuda - Number 10
Exploding Heads - Football Bohemian Rhapsody
Don Farden - The Belfast Boy
Grange Hill Theme Tune with Lyrics
Eddie Pile - World Cup Song
The Wolfmen - Room 103
baVard - My Hometown
Michael Giller - Black & Blue
Genesis - Match of the Day
Graham Fellowes - Children on the Lawn
Wovoka Gentle - Death's Head Hawk Moth
William D Drake - Lifeblood
Everything Everything - Photoshop Handsome
Serge Gainsbourg - Ballad de Melodie Nelson