Culture as a Dare March 2016

March 27, 2017

Tonight I was joined by Pancake Promises who chatted about his music, upcoming shows and people who have inspired and supported him along the way. 


Palindromes - Rabbit Screaming

Ed Dowie - Why Do You Live in France?

Lekkido - Lychees

The Nearly - Discolonic / Gothic Portaloo

Parry Grip - Pancake Robot

Frank Zappa - St. Alfonzo's Pancake Breakfast

Pancake Promises - Meat Nappy / Animal Garden Ornaments

Tumbledryer Babies - Red Letter Sweater / Still With You

Youn Sun Nah - Pancake

Pancake Boys Hoopty Squad - The Pancake

Niek Hilkman - Kapot

Caring Babies - The Bard

Unknown Elephant Mamoot - Improvisation with a Small Leaf

Eskimoomin - Hill Mouse

Toxic Chicken - Good Vibes

EPP! - Fabrkia

CN Lester - Your Hands

BJ Snowden - Conspiracy 

Henry Glissenaar - Oh Blah de


Culture As A Dare Feb 2017

February 27, 2017

Nonstop Tango - The Alphabet Song

Roshi and Pars Radio - Dar Kaarghe Koozegary / In the Potters workshop

75 Dollar Bill - Beni Said

Live Low - Antiplot

New Found Lung - Cuckoo

Rashad Becker - Dances II

Penguin Cafe - Cantorum

Elo Masing - Expressionen

Bargou - Mamchout

Endless Melancholy - A Song for Watching Snowfalls

Sam Andreae - v3K(araoke) (version 2)

Slum of Legs - Begin to Dissolve

L-R - Son d'arriba

Sunlight's Bane - Begrudging Soul

That Faint Light - Sleep Also Beckons

Ann Key - Not In This World

Christina Vantzou - Brain Fog

Then it all went a bit wrong and inaudible at this end. I'll play Pallindromes and Ed Dowie next month. 

CAAD 28th Jan 2017

January 30, 2017

Pharmakon - Transmission

Bowditch - The Railway Hotel Gents Toilet Hand Dryer (Broken)

Quelbe - Ho Bin Sen Yo?

Sinkiang Uighur Autonomous Region Song and Dance Ensemble - Tirik Bostan

The Vegetable Orchestra - Scoville

Matana Roberts - Always Say Your Name / Nema Nema Nema

Fox ADHD - Sympathy for Slenderman

The Marbles Jackson - Ten Million Suns

Kelvyn Taylor - Understanding

Noura Mint Seymali - Arbina

Dmitri Zherbin - Untitled (side A)

Mandolin Sisters - Govardhanagiridhari live 2012

Tongues of Fire - Abbotts Bromley Horn Dance

Loose Capacitor - Theme from Robins Nest

Yegna - Echelalehu

Kristen - Wyspa

Dark Globes - Never Let Me Down

Qara Jorgha - The Black Steed

Sounds of Sea Animals

Fun wih Music - Yes...That's Positive

Ed Dowie - May for a Dead Queen

Avec Le Soleil - Trans-pop Express I

Culture as a Dare Feb 2nd 2016

January 2, 2017

With guest host Lee Ashcroft, who realised right at the end that he was playing some of his tracks in mono. 


Kai Whiston - Drag Hunt
You C - Lonely Fox's Orchestra
Owl and Mouse - Misfits
Andrew Liles - Orban Explorer
Goat - Alarms
Max Ananyev - Birch Tree
Renaldo and the Loaf - Henri Rise
Moon Duo - Cold Fear
Dalek - Critical
Gagarin - We are the Seekers After the Truth
Let's Eat Grandma - Eat Shiitake Mushrooms
Tom Emmons - In Caverns Of Glass
Brigid Mae Power - Sometimes
Oh Peas! - A Day Out
Belbury Poly - Hey Now Here he Comes
Stian Westerhus - Kings Never Sleep
ICHI - Wakka P
2814 - Guided By Love
Jerry Wigens - Blather
Katie Gately - Frisk

Culture as a Dare accidental 2016 roundup

December 5, 2016

Tonight I drank 4 cartons of E number laden blue 'Bubblegum time' in an attempt to be more jolly and quite frankly I can barely type. Also for some reason I cannot cut and paste the tracklisting so please see below. It was good though, promise. 



Culture as a Dare LGBTNBQ Special

November 7, 2016

Like a phonecall to a lover, we really didn't know when to stop. With guest Jo Overfield and an absent Ray Morgan. 

Lesbians on E - Sedition
Alix Dobkin - Jo's B-day
Pale Kids - St Gerard
Told Slant - Green Nailvarnish
Toxic Chicken -Good Vibes
Peaches - I U She
Ten Tigers - 82
Dorian Wood - Hymn to Freedom
Adrian Lane - Of The Spheres
Velodrome - Bonderov
'One Bed' by Ray Morgan (read by Jo)
Sicknurse - Sleepnesting
Mayr - Waving Our Tits in the wind
Wheelchair Sports Camp - Scooter Pack
Adult Mom - Survival
Shamir - Make a Scene
Legion of Swine - The Inevitability of the Destruction of Humanity by the Porcine Godhead (extract)
CSMA - Cryosphere

Culture as a Scare 2016

October 10, 2016
Donald Cigarbox Jack - Citizen of Nowhere
R. Stevie Moore - The Ghost of Stringbean
Lakatos Robert Es A Rev - Transylvanian
Woe - Red is the Colour
Cobweb - Momentary Sleep Blues
Broadway Dance Band - Go Modern
Iscate4fun - Spooky
Paul Dale - Ghost from the Past
Shape Worship - Tamesis (Laura Cannell remix)
Koenji Hyakkei - Tziidall Raszhisst 07
Darren Copeland - Bats and Elephants
Nour Sokhon - Continuum 
Sonic Detritus - #9 Bells
Kink Gong - Cym Wu Khmu
Minimal Man - Two Little Skeletons
Calvin Johnson - Rabbit Blood
Sly and the Family Drone - A Fiesta of Skin and Blood
The Five Blobs - The Blob
Shag Kava - Jabba Flow
Yma Sumac - Yawar (Blood Festival)
Ben Frost - Peter Venkman Part 1 and part of part 2
The Get - Psychic Ghost Radio
You Are Wolf - Three Ravens
Anton Giulio Majano - Atom Age Vampire

Culture as a Dare September 2016

September 12, 2016

Alas, my pig had flown. But I remembered to play my jingle for a change. 

The Body - Two Snakes
Concreteism - Filia Diaboli
Hugh Tracey - Ine Ndidandaula
Minako Yoshino and SATO (Viva Sherry) - when Doves Cry
Now - The Future
Liberez - This Earthly Difficulty
Rattle - Dulling
Steve Lehman - Hybrid
Degrel - Words Have Power To Change Our Lives
Platypus - Amphibians
Surplus People - He's Got a Penis on His Head
Ten - 6MM
Ammonite - Born of Leaves
Jo Lepine - As The Blackbird in the Evening
Komar & Melamid and David Soldier - The Most Unwanted Music
Family Atlantica - Cacao
Hugh Tracey - Gebede-Gebede Ulendo Wasabwera
Lost Harbours - Lake
Bill Fay - Garden Song
Gerald Moore - Pilgrim
Chief Kooffreh - Female Super Orgasm
London Sound Survey Hackney Birdsong

Culture as a Dare August 2016

August 15, 2016
Joined tonight by Lee, so, blame him. Listen to this podcast before 22nd Aug to win tickets to see Carla Buzolich (check out our Culture as a Dare facebook page for more details).

Bill Drummond & The Romanian band of Birmingham - Ode to Joy
Waclaw Zimpel - Five Clarinets
Jon Benjamin, Jazz Daredevil - I Can't Play Piano, Pt. 1
Rico - Escambo
Fancy Space People - Fancy Space People (Theme)
Comus - Winter Is A Coloured Bird
Ice Cold - Hail Satan
Geraldine Fibbers - Butch
Buttress O'Kneel & Jen Tait - 1, 2, 3, Heave!
PollyPreacher - Beam. Me. Up.
Sote - Hardcore Sounds from Tehran A
David Hoyle - Exorcism
Elza Soares - bMaria da Vila Matilde
Wu Xia - Theme Song
Matmos - Peacock
Humanbeast - In Heels
PFFR - Japoney Appoe
Heron Oblivion - Rama
Leyland Kirby - Live for the future, long for the past

Culture as a Dare 18th July 2016

July 18, 2016

Tonight we're battered and beleaguered and still finding some cheeky little oddities because life is short and the days are hot. 

Urthona - Live at Leigh Folk Festival (CAAD stage)
Chief Koofreh - Bad Policeman Out Of Control, Bully, Abuse, Wicked Brutality, Smash a Man's Head on Glasswall Blood Everywhere 
Alix Dobkin - View From Gay Head
Kemper Norton - Black Silk
The Legendary Pink Dots - Mirror Mirror
Waterflower - Live at Leigh Folk Festival
Rhodri Davies - In Orbit
The Defekters - Televised Murder
Karamdillo - Don't Listen to the Douchebags (listen to George Takei)
Jherek Bischoff - Automatism
Pancake Promises - Live at Leigh Folk Festival - Coathanger/Psychedelic Radiator
Tuffragettes - Candyfloss
Carla Buzolich (playing the Fisherman's chapel 17th September for CAAD) - Evangelista I
Novy Svet - Recio
Songhoy Blues - Soubour
Beachers - Light
Gordon Mumma - Cybersonic Cantilevers
Alex Monk - Live at Leigh Folk Festival (CAAD stage)
Hypnotique - Live at Leigh Folk Festival (CAAD stage)