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Culture As A Dare 27 March 2020

Culture As A Dare 27 March 2020

March 27, 2020

In which... just, you know, EVERYTHING.

To submit material for the online CAAD Fest, email The deadline is the end of April.

Dan Cooper - Made You A Tape (Snuff Shakespeare, Pineal Reverie)

Bulbils - Balloons / Marbles / Champ (4. Fossil, self-released)

Toxic Chicken - The Weird Life (Comfortable Music, self-released)

Model Village - Sorry (Healing Centre, self-released)

Alex Reed - Diagnosis: Dragon (MIDNIGHT TO MIDNIGHT, self-released)

The Third Eye Foundation - The Blasted Tower (Wake The Dead, Ici, d'ailleurs…)

Michael Overdrive vs Ronny Turbo - Good God Yeah (Marks House EP, self-released)

Deep Cabaret - Real Reality featuring Justin Adams (Matchless, self-released)

Mezzotint - The Perfect Violence (Mezzotint, self-released)

Blanck Mass - Different Breed (Calm With Horses (Original Score), Invada Records)

The Dyr Sister - The Hoverfly (The Demonstration Extended Play #2, self-released)

Goblin - Suspiria (Suspiria, Cinevox Record)

dgoHn - Turnips Are OK (Undesignated Proximate, Love Love Records)

Es - Off The Rails (Less Of Everything, Upset The Rhythm)

Thom Lucero - Wind Rhythm featuring Miles Wintner and Ben Varian (Tokyo Days, self-released)

Royken Zomerdijk - Riot In The Ice Cream Van (Genre Defying Hits of Lyrical Genius - The Best Of...REMASTERED, self-released)

Hilary Woods - Cleansing Ritual (Birthmarks, Sacred Bones Records)

Planet 1999 - Party (Devotion, PC Music)

Dan DiFranco - Do Something You Love (Solo Piano) (single, self-released)

Loveless - Machines (KMN, self-released)

The Fear Ratio - Grey Code (They Can’t Be Saved, Skam Records)

Matmos - Cockles and Muscles (For Alan Turing, Vague Terrain)

Shitmat & his happy laptop - I Love Myself And I Want To Live (single, self-released)

Culture as a Dare March 13th 2020

Culture as a Dare March 13th 2020

March 13, 2020

Slum of Legs - Benetint & Malevolence

Handle - Vocal Exercises

PUDDING oO - Sweet Dill

Zoë Mc Pherson - Growth (monk report)

Nice Legs - Human Ears

Caio Falcão - Uma Vez Mais

Širom - A Washed out Boy Taking Fossils from a Frog Sack

Sonido Gallo Negro - La Danza de los Diablos

Weird Garden - Yumah - Time to Shine


Music in Detention - Fly Away Home

music in Detention - Kurdish Love Song

Music in Detention (Roshi) - Love From Syria


R. Weis - Shattering Light

Mismatched socks - Palatial

Gargle – Presage

Mongo Kanoni, Oma Sheriff & Mean Dartin – in the Ghetto

The Tumbledryer Babies – Night

Hindustani Classical Vocal_ Lage Lage Re Sanvaliya - In Raga Multani

Myshiuno - Created A Monster

Katie Geraldine O’Neill – Dream River – Katie’s mix is on my next show, 10th April GOOD FRIDAY not Palm Sunday as I stupidly say in the show.

Bardo Pond – Long Ride

LamummiaEh – La Mummia Nesyamun

Toxic Chicken - England

Gutter snipe – Facility of Parasitism

Matt Elliott – Something About Ghosts – The Matt Elliott gig is actually 31st March not whenever I said on air.

Culture As A Dare 28 February 2020

Culture As A Dare 28 February 2020

February 28, 2020

In which Lee is too tired to speak properly, a very important leap year birthday is celebrated, and every track that was played on the show is definitely, 100% mentioned in this tracklist.

Macula Dog - Jungle Swingers (Macula Dog, Haord Recordings)

Deep Cabaret - Dronegeese (Matchless, self-released)

GFOTY - Flippy Wonderland (single, self-released)

David Liebe Hart - No Sex Since ’94 (Space Ranger, Comedy Dynamics)

The Dixie Cups - Iko Iko (Chapel of Love, Sun Records)

Territorial Gobbing - Refreshing Dad or Blindingly Beige or Last Words of the Last Deliveroo Driver or 'gwlly trib 1.flac' (Jobless Alpha, self-released)

Sausage County Fire Department Dance Orchestra - Japanese Pencil (featuring Bunshinshi Bugler) (Full Japanese, self-released) AKA ソーセージ郡の消防署ダンスオーケストラ - 日本の鉛筆 (ゲストシンガー: ブンシンシ ブグレル) (フル日本語, self-released)

Pone - Breathing (ICU) (Kate & Me, La Suite)

James McKain & Leo Suarez - No Career Yamamoto (The Video Taped Man, Sonnedecker Records)

Josef Van Wissem - Gnosis (Ex Mortis, Consouling Sounds)

Alejandro Jodorowsky - Fuck Machine (The Holy Mountain Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, ABKCO Music & Records Inc.)

Garry Judd - The Other (The Horrors, Vol. 4, Artful Music)

Goatchrist - Monad Against Demiurge (Revelations of the Gnostic Christ, self-released)

The Rotary Fifth - Take Your Aim (Automata, Delta Function Records)

Michael Spicer - The Weather Forecast for the TSW Region (Weather Forecast Closedown, self-released)

Enclosed & Silent Order - Fall Apart (Opuštěný, self-released)

The Dyr Sister - The Travesty Of The Black Dog (Live on BBC Radio Humberside)

Yorkston/Thorne/Khan - The North Carr (Navarasa : Nine Emotions, Domino)

People Like Us - Free My Prayer (The Mirror, Discrepant)

Diana Collier - Balm (Ode to Riddley Walker, Rif Mountain)

Twink - 10,000 Words In A Cardboard Box (Think Pink, Polydor)

Zig And Zag - Them Girls Them Girls (single, RCA)

Andrew Weatherall - Unknown Plunderer (single, Rotters Golf Glub)

Culture as a Dare Ignore Valentines Day 2020

Culture as a Dare Ignore Valentines Day 2020

February 15, 2020

Emma's back and she hasn't seen a calendar.

Woelv - La Mort El Le Chien Obsese

Jackal Queenston - Flight Over Bat Country

Horse Macgyver - Spit Shine

Kusum Normoyle - Octopus

onnu panda - Brush

Enclosed & Silent Order - Ma'aseh Merkabah

Tapenoise - Spectackle Pitch Plastic

Diana Collier - Margins

Furrows - The Disappearance Of The Things We Loved

Pinnel – Chemical Beach

Bvrth – Oblivian

Stian Westerhaus – Chase the New Morning

Davaajargal Tsaschikher - Urgeljid Urgeljleh Urgeljlel

Hirt, Lytle, Tammen - Oua

Machine Woman - Medium-Balanced

Tropical interface - seed replicator

Auster Boys – Chant Boats

Asian Dub Foundation – Taa Deem

Dhangsha - Enclosure

ZX Plectrum - Yekatit


Culture As A Dare 31 January 2020

Culture As A Dare 31 January 2020

January 31, 2020

In which Facebook notifications are not silenced, bedding music is put to bed, and Lee celebrates Brexit the only way he knows how - by watching an Elton John tribute concert in a conference room in a football stadium.

Ego-Wrappin’ - Psychoanalysis (Michishio No Romance, Polydor)

Katie Gately - Waltz (single, Houndstooth)

Paul Weller - Rejoice (In Another Room, Ghost Box)

High Definition Quartet - Little Angels (with William Basinski) (Dzaidy, Universal Music Polska)

Dave Bixby - 666 (Ode To Quetzalcoatl, Guerssen Records)

Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs - Reducer (Viscerals, Rocket Recordings)

The Strangest Pet On Earth - The Hollywood Writers Room (8 Minutes In Hollywood, self-released)

White Town - You’re Free (Polyamory, self-released)

Foula - Jouke (Rara From Haiti, Rights Workshop)

Taeha Types - TGR 910 RE (Mechanical Keyboard Sounds: Recordings Of Bespoke And Customised Mechanical Keyboards, Trunk Records)

Sairie - Scarlet and Blue (Scarlet and Blue EP, Mulso Primary Records)

dusthillguy - HeavyHardcore (single, self-released)

Rognvold - Shit Hot Car (Five Speed Mix) (Xwife, Love Love Records)

Keeley Forsyth - Start Again (Debris, The Leaf Label)

Sunburned Hand Of The Man - Framework (Headless, self-released)

Bohren & Der Club Of Gore - Tief gesunken (Sunk Deep) (Patchouli Blue, Ipecac Recordings)

Feral Spells - Not Angry Anymore (Remedial Living, self-released)

Hilary Woods - Tongues of Wild Boar (Birthmarks, Sacred Bones Records)

Balter - Erica’s (single, self-released)

Hatebeak - Nested Are The Sick (Birdhouse by the Cemetery, Puppymill Recordings)

Owen Ahearn-Browning - Owen’s Proud Mr. Angry Man Song (I Eat Danger Occasionally, Pop! Pop! Pop! Records)

Leandro Fresco & Rafael Anton Irisarri - El Vacio En Sus Ojos (The Void In Your Eyes) (Una Presencia En La Brisa, A Strangely Isolated Place)

Purple Pilgrims - Delphiniums in Harmony / Two Worlds Away (Perfumed Earth, Flying Nun Records)

White Noise Winter - Movement Five: Mortem (Gate 84: A Requiem In Five Movements, self-released)

Old Table - Reveal Me (Sexual Reproduction, ZAG Records)

Reginald Dwight (V/Vm) - E1-7SA (Zatsu Ongaku, V/Vm Test Records)

Culture as a Dare 17/01/20

Culture as a Dare 17/01/20

January 16, 2020

In which Nobody mentions the war but for some reason we play a lot of music from the Middle East.


Mekons - How Many Stars

Hannah Donelon and Grace Lemon - May Morning Dew

Los Piranas - Palermo's Grunch

Palehound - Stick N Poke

Ringhold - Black Betty

Lunar - Oscillate

Antoine de la Framboise - Limb

Saint Abdullah - The Howls of Wadi-al-Salaam

The Soft Pink Truth - Beholding the throne of might

The Invisible Hands - Over Easy

Saban Bajramovic - Naninani

Muzsikas - Chosid tanc

Ahmed Saleh - Feryal

muslim gauze - turkish manipulator of limbs

75 Dollar Bill - Tetuzi Akiyama


Crass - Birth Control 'n' Rock 'n' Roll

Gas - Microscopic

Warm Boys - Chocky

ASHTORETH - GREY MALKIN - The Covenant of Branch & Stone

 The Tara Experiment - The Slow Motion Ecstasy of Sound

Reza Solatipour - Surviving the Darkness





Culture As A Dare 3 January 2020

Culture As A Dare 3 January 2020

January 3, 2020

In which strong language warnings are not given, churros are consumed, and Lee lists his twenty favourite albums of 2019.

Jarvis Cocker - Running The World (Kaiser Quartett Version) (YouTube video)

Sharon Van Etten - Seventeen (Remind Me Tomorrow, Jagjaguwar)

Blanck Mass - Death Drop (Animated Violence Mild, Sacred Bones Records)

Matmos - The Crying Pill (Plastic Anniversary, Thrill Jockey Records)

Richard Dawson - Fulfilment Centre (2020, Domino)

Lightning Bolt - Big Banger (Sonic Citadel, Thrill Jockey Records)

Peter Vukmirovic Stevens - Les articles de fond ne remontent jamais à la surface. (Bile Noire, self-released)

The Utopia Strong - Do You Believe In Two Gods? (The Utopia Strong, Rocket Recordings)

Haq123 - Judus (based on a true story) (Heavy Mess, self-released)

STANLÆY - Properties of Ice (The Human Project, self-released)

Negativland - Certain Men (True False, Seeland)

Justin Hopper & Sharron Kraus With The Belbury Poly - The Devil & St. Dunstan (Chanctonbury Rings, Ghost Box)

Kai Whiston - (Run It) (No World As Good As Mine, Lux)

Yoshio Suzuki - Meet Me In The Sheep Meadow (Kankyō Ongaku: Japanese Ambient, Environmental & New Age Music 1980-1990, Light In The Attic)

The Divine Comedy - The Synthesiser Service Centre Super Summer Sale (Office Politics, self-released)

Request Freebird - When I Rock, I Rock (Why Would Someone Make an Album?, self-released)

Tralala Blip - Star of Hope (Eat My Codes If Your Light Falls, Room40)

Jenny Hval - Six Red Cannas (featuring Vivian Wang, Félicia Atkinson, and Laura Jean) (The Practice of Love, Sacred Bones Records)

Sly & The Family Drone - Votive Offerings (Gentle Persuaders, Love Love Records)

Amanda Palmer - Bigger On The Inside (There Will Be No Intermission, Cooking Vinyl)

The Caretaker - And bliss everywhere bliss (Everywhere, an empty bliss, History always favours the winners)

Paul Hardcastle - The Wizard (No Winners, Chrysalis Records)

Billie Eilish - listen when i go (WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?, Interscope Records)

CAAD Blue Christmas Group Therapy

CAAD Blue Christmas Group Therapy

December 20, 2019

A decompression special from Emma.


Melodie Group - Disappointed Not Surprised

Those Fucking Snowflakes - Last Christmas

Ste McCabe - Christmas Time for Sanctimonious Swine

CECILLIA - They don't want me to be happy they just want me to be Quiet

Chrisie - When?

Cornered Yet Climbing feat Kelly Jayne Jones - Saudade for Rain Tunnels

Liberez - M'Aidez

Field Lines Cartographer -Through The Caves

Room V - Rainy Day Chirstmas

Furchick - Thinking

Binaural Space - Angels are High

ORE - Waltzing Into the Doldrums

Australian birdsong

Myshiuno - Deep Breath

Bamboo - Daughters of the Sky (Emma Gatrill remix)

Sabina - Toujours

Kitsune - The Steel Monster Above the city

Gang Clouds - Let's Spend Christmas in our bed

Woody Herman - Hot Chestnuts

Like Wowo feat Thomas Truax - Old Man Santa




Kimya Dawson - Loose Lips

Kimya Dawson - Utopian Futures





Culture As A Dare 6 December 2019

Culture As A Dare 6 December 2019

December 6, 2019

In which Culture As A Dare Bingo is played by nobody, the politics of the day are duly avoided, and Lee fills time with a film recommendation.

Pete Wylie and the 399 - K Cera Cera (War Is Over If You Want It) (live in Toxteth)

W00DY - We All Want The Same Thing (My Diary, self-released)

Matt Elliott - Get Wrecked (Selected Works, Ici d’Ailleurs)

Iggy Pop - Sonali (Free, Caroline International Ltd.)

Marissa Nadler and Stephen Brodsky - In The Air Tonight (single, Sacred Bones Records)

Kim Gordon - Hungry Baby (No Home Record, Matador Records)

Giant Swan - Pandaemonium (Giant Swan, KECK)

Konono No.1 - Roots of K - Martin Meissonnier Reconstruction (Kinshasa 1978, Crammed Discs)

Northwest - Winterland (II, Tempel Arts)

The Psychotic Monks - It’s Gone (Silence Slowly and Madly Shines, self-released)

Laibach - We Will Go To Mount Maektu (Party Songs, Mute)

Horse Rock - Rasputin (Pony M, self-released)

Luno - Russian Wallpaper (Gnarl, self-released)

Aleksi Perälä - UKMH51900041 (Resonance, Trip Recordings)

Jaimie Branch - twenty-three n me, jupiter redux (FLY or DIE II: bird dogs of paradise, International Anthem)

Big In Sheboygan - Whales Wales Wails (Nathaniel, self-released)

Omar Souleyman - Layle (Shlon, Because Music)

Something Something Sound System - Hurricane (single, self-released)

Chestburster - Camp Blood (single, self-released)

Paranoid London - Angel Of Hell - Album Edit (featuring Alan Vega and Arthur Baker) (PL, self-released)

Jonathan Meades and Mordant Music - MeMe Trepanning (Pedigree Mongrel, Prototype Publishing)

Dot Wiggin Band - A Christmas Song (single, self-released)

Culture as a Dare - Emma Returns!

Culture as a Dare - Emma Returns!

November 22, 2019


Dakabrakha - Yelena

Cursus - Peril

Slint - Don, Aman

Amor Mundi - VI

Spice Mouse - Bone Structure

Micah Torrence - MARABUcaribe

Toxic Chicken - Robots Can be Born

Mattie Konig - Ladybird

Myshiuno - You're All Strangers to Me

KOKOKO! - Kitoko

Algis Fediajevas - Šis tas apie atgailą ir viltį

Chris Lott - Optimizing Randall's Body

Robert Sotelo - Infinite Sprawling

Charles Kynard - Mamblues

Loopool - Quintet for Conch shell

Fort William - Best Men (featuring the Warm Boys)

Ritual Chair - You Always Try to Get What you Want

Bloom de Wilde - Cassandra Atlas

Angry - Slime

Stephanie Merchak - Impacts, Reflections and Feedback