The Daryl Easlea Spectacular - 17/4/2018

April 17, 2018

Episode 150: Episode 150

It’s the 150th sfob Spectacular tonight - that’s 12 and a half glorious days in our company since 2012. Tonight, we celebrate with our annual visit from Southend Film Festival Director Paul Cotgrove previewing next month’s bill of fare and of course, a selection of Ted classics.

Kacey Musgraves - Slow Burn
Gang Gang Dance - Lotus
The Fall - Slang King
The Fall - Sing Harpy
Peter Hammill - Jargon King
Rolling Stones - Street Fighting Man
Andy Start - Rockin’ Rollin’ Stone
Carl Perkins - Her Love Rubbed Off
Warren Smith - I’ve Got Love If You Want It
Slade - How Does It Feel
Madness - Bed and Breakfast Man
Shirley and Dolly Collins - A Forsaking - Our Captain Cried
David Sylvian - I Surrender
Barclay James Harvest - Taking Some Time On
Linx - You’re Lying
Blak Beat Niks - Ritual Of Life
Trevor Dandy - Is There Any Love

The Daryl Easlea Spectacular - 3/4/2018

April 3, 2018

Episode 149: Grow So Incredibly High

The Beatles - All Things Must Pass
Wings - Mumbo
Ringo - Oh My My
The Fall - Day In The Life
The Fall - Beatle Bones ‘n’ Smoking Stones
The Beatles - Ob-La-Di-Ob-La-Da
The Beatles - Dig A Pony
Sky Diamonds - Across The Universe
Mark Cunningham - Love
The Beatles - Dig It
The Meters - Come Together
The Beatles - Subterranean Homesick Blues
Sky Diamonds - Blackbird
The Moments - Rocky Racoon
The Main Ingredient - Get Back
The Beatles - Hey Jude
Purson - The Bitter Suite
John Lennon - What You Got
Sky Diamonds - While My Guitar Gently Weeps
The Beatles- Old Brown Shoe
Billy Preston - All Things Must Pass

The Daryl Easlea Spectacular - 19/3/2018

March 20, 2018

Episode 148 - Up To Scratch

Sparks - Tryouts for the Human Race
Ghost Wave - Reputation (Sonic Boom Mix)
The Fall - Behind The Counter (Single Version)
The Fall - Auto Chip 14-15
The Fall - No Bulbs
Young Fathers - Border Girl
JCM - The Kettle
Cream -White Room
Peter Gabriel - Games Without Frontiers
Thievery Corporation - Voyage Libre
Lee Scratch Perry - Three In One
Junior Byles - Curly Locks
The Upsetters - Return Of Django
Hieroglyphic Being - Emotional Listener
Yes - Sweet Dreams
SLG - Varsovia Marimba
Sons Of Kemet - My Queen Is Ada Eastman
Alexis Taylor - Beautiful Things
Pete Warner - I Just Want To Spend My Life With You
Les Vacances De Monsieur Hulot - Quel Temps Fait-il A Paris?

The Daryl Easlea Spectacular - 20/2/2018

February 20, 2018

Episode 146: Al’s Birthday Party

We are delighted to celebrate show stalwart Al ‘Alan’ Johnson’s birthday tonight with some of the most indie records we have ever played. Perhaps. And lots of records with ‘birthday’ in the title. Expect to hear some vintage Alien, some current (((((palindromes)))))) and many surprises. Plus three more Fall records we missed last time.

The Jazz Butcher - Caroline Wheeler’s Birthday Present
The Monkees - Happy Birthday To You
Ty Segall - Everyone’s A Winner Baby
The Fall - Dr Buck’s Letter
The Fall - Ludd Gang
The Fall - The Book Of Lies
Coque - People Let’s Communicate
The Birthday Party - release the Bats
Pre New - Alien Remix - La Odesa Catala
Teardrop Explodes - Reward
The Cure - Why Can’t I Be You?
Echo And The Bunnymen - The Back Of Love
Microdisney - Birthday Girl
Homer Banks - Sixty Minutes Of Your Time
Curtis Mayfield - Move On Up
Timebox - Beggin’
Alien - They Call It Jazz
Peter Hammill - Birthday Special
Cod - Shattered
Palindromes - Stop Hitting Yourself
Anorexic Dread - Tracy’s Burning
Morrissey - It’s Not Your Birthday Anymore

The Daryl Easlea Spectacular - 6/2/2018

February 7, 2018

Episode 145: This Is The Fall Group

A Spectacular from the heart. Two hours of music the Fall from across five decades. Includes specially chosen selections for the show from Peter Hammill, Pete Wylie, Hi-Fi Sean, Phill Jupitus, Steve Gribben, Jim Fry and Conway Paton among others.

The Fall - Mr Pharmacist

The Fall - The League Of Bald Headed Men

The Fall - Blindness

The Fall - Like To Blow

The Fall - Cruisers Creek

The Fall - Theme From Sparta FC

The Fall - Hit The North

The Fall - He Pep

The Fall - Slags, Slates Etc.

The Fall - Just Step S’Ways

The Fall - There’s A Ghost In My House

The Fall - Gotta See Jane

The Fall - Lie Dream Of A Casino Soul

The Fall - Bo Demmick/Hungry Freaks/Wings/Fall Sound/Mr Pharmacist

The Fall - Guest Informant

The Fall - Totally Wired

The Fall - Susan Vs Youth Club

The Fall - Lost In Music

The Fall - Carry Bag Man

The Fall - Bill Is Dead

The Daryl Easlea Spectacular 23/1/2018

January 23, 2018

Episode 144: Hamilton - The Musical

As the year picks up speed under the grey skies of the January, take solace and refuge with the Poet Hamilton who tonight steps in for Mr Easlea, by rummaging through a Carpet Bag of tunes new and old and old but new. Usual Spectacular terms and conditions apply.


Jacqueline Taieb - 7 AM
Richard & Linda Thompson - I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight
David Byrne - Everybody's Coming To My House
Field Music - Count It Up

Angel Olsen - Hi-Five
The Beatles - Hey Bulldog
Devendra Banhart - Some People Ride the Wave

Fat White Family - Whitest Boy on the Beach
Jonathan Wilson - Over the Midnight
Grimes - Genesis
Elvis Presley - Crawfish
Amanaz - Khala my Friend
The Bongolian - I'm a Bigger Badder Bro than any Game of Thrones
Sugar Candy Mountains - Beechwood Park
Moon Duo - Jukebox Babe

Homer Banks - 60 Minutes of Your Love
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings - How Long do I Have to Wait for you?
The James Hunter Six - (Baby) Hold On

Artur Rojek - Beksa
Ezra Furman - Body Was Made
Beth Ditto - I'm Alive
Tune-Yards - Look at Your Hands
Jeane Moreau - Le Tourbillon
The Phenomenal Handclap Band - Baby
Aaron Neville - Hercules
Benjamin Giddard - The Concept
Hugh Masekela - Grazing in the Grass
The Go! Team - Semicicle Song
John Cale - Dying on the Vine - Fragments

The Daryl Easlea Spectacular - 9/1/2018

January 9, 2018

Episode 143: “Two Years”

It’s two years this week since David Bowie left us, and an appropriate moment to reflect once again on his remarkable body of work. Two hours of DB and related. And the whole gang will be in, too.

The Tumbledryer Babies - Can You Hear Me?
Iggy Pop - Sister Midnight
David Bowie - Let's Dance (promo)
David Bowie - Little Wonder
David Bowie - New Killer Star
David Bowie - The Stars (Are Out Tonight)
David Bowie - Port Of Amsterdam
David Bowie - Panic In Detroit (1979)
David Bowie - Baal’s Hymn
David Bowie - The London Boys
Lulu - Watch That Man
David Bowie - Who Can I Be Now?
David Bowie - Cygnet Committee
David Gilmour and David Bowie - Arnold Layne
David Bowie - See Emily Play
David Bowie - Thru These These Architect’s Eyes
David Bowie - Look Back In Anger
David Bowie - When Your A Boy
David Bowie - Boys Keep Swinging
David Bowie - John I’m Only Dancing
David MCalmont and Clifford Slapper - Sweet Thing
David Bowie - Can You Hear Me? (The Gouster Version)

The Daryl Easlea Spectacular - 12/12/2017

December 13, 2017

Episode 142: Stuffed

For the final Spectacular of 2017, we are simply stuffed to the gills with Mr Easlea’s favourite records of the year. Hear the Magnificent Seven singles that form Dazzler’s joint No. 1! We’ll be playing a Progflume special for dear Keith Chegwin, with him singing with the Third Ear Band

Chaouche - Winter
Noel Gallagher - High Flying Birds
Selena Gomez -Bad Liar
Baxter Dury - Miami
Tove Lo - Disco Tits
Cherryade - Get by
Lord - Green Light
Keith Chegwin and the Third Ear Band - Fleance
Meat Raffle - Brother
((((((((Palindromes)))))))) - Rabbit Screaming
Lulu - The Man Who Sold The World
The Monkees - Words
Homer Banks - Sixty Minutes Of Your Love
Pancake Promises - Turnip
Alien Stadium - The Moon Is Not Your Friend
Roger Walters - Smell The Roses
Steven Wilson - The Same Asylum
Paul Draper - You Don’t Really Know Someone Until You Fall Out With Them
Ibibio Sound Machine - The Pot Is On Fire
DJ Format - Behind The Scenes
Slade - So Here It is Merry Christmas
LCD Soundsystem - Change Yr Mind
Ikea - Scandinavian Design

The Daryl Easlea Spectacular - 28/11/2107

November 28, 2017

Episode 141: Freshly Sion

With the legendary Mr Easlea away, The poet Hamilton puts down his quill, rolls up his scrolls, and tries to gets to grip with some new fangled technology. Watch him ride the Prog Flume, try to produce a Long One and work with all the usual spectacular favourites. Oh, and don’t panic, the regular Spec crew are on hand to make sure no one gets hurt.

Franz Ferdinand - Always Ascending

The Pretenders- Stop Your Sobbing

De La Soul - Pain

Grandaddy - Stray Dog and the Chocolate Shake

Moondog - Paris

Cass McCombs - Bum Bum Bum

Kevin Morby - Dorothy

Vulfpeck - My First Car

Ryley Walker - The Half Wit In Me

Robert Forster - Learn To Burn

Cate Le Bon - Are You With Me Now

Karen Dalton - Something On My Mind

Homer Banks - Sixty Minutes Of Your Love

Leon Bridges -Coming Home

Curtis Harding- Face Your Fear

Themselves - Crayon Sharpener

Livy Ekemezie - Get It Down

Hey - Wieliczka

Sweet Baboo - You’re A Wave

Francis Bebey - Agatha

Beck - Dear Life

Kevin Ayers - May I?

Robert Wyatt - A Beautiful Piece

Four Tet - 2017

Sean Nicholas Savage - Darkness

The Daryl Easlea Spectacular - 14/11/2017

November 14, 2017

The Daryl Easlea Spectacular 

Episode 140: "40"

Fabulously up the Railway, 40 days til Xmas, music by Wizzard, Selina Gomez, Black Peaches, Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, two by Slade, Leftfield, Charlottes Gainsbourg - Tom Burgess performs live, Graham offers a Taste Of The East, Sion reads a poem, Mysterious Phil is mysterious, George is gorgeous and Steven Hastings is suitably raffish. Great, great tunes guaranteed.