The Dunce Confederacy 24/07/2017 with Tom Burgess, Andrew Moore and Brendan O’Hare

July 24, 2017
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He was my sonic soldier and I want to dip him in my musical egg - Micky Denny Remembered. 

 

I Want To Tell You About What I Want - Robyn Hitchcock (Tom)
The Councillor - Pog (Tom)
Post Office Girl - Darren Hayman (Tom)

Yellow Brick Road - Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band (Andrew)
I H8 Ppl - R. Stevie Moore (Andrew)
Heathen Child - Grinderman (Andrew)

Ash and Earth - Velvet Crush (Brendan)
Rend It - Fugazi (Brendan)
Sun Child - Motopsycho (Brendan)

L'Voyage de Penelope - Air (Tom)
Carry The Sun - Selector Dub Narcotic (Tom)
Woke Up This Morning - Alabama 3 (Tom)

Sister Midnight - Iggy Pop (Andrew)
Sweat Loaf - Butthole Surfers (Andrew)
I Wanna Make A Movie - Jad Fair and Kramer (Andrew)

Catholic Block - Sonic Youth (Brendan)
Ah I See - De Staat (Brendan)
Junk Girls With Wet Hair- The Virgo Intacta (Brendan)

Sugar For The Pill - Slowdive (Tom)
Shadow - It Hugs Back (Tom)
Sad Eyes - The Hillmisters (Tom)

Denny's Mucky Memorial Sandwich

If - Telly Savalas (Andrew)
I Love You Love Me Love - Gary Glitter (Andrew)

Don's Gone Columbia - Teenage Fanclub (Brendan)

You Ain't Living - The Severed Limb (Tom)
Oh Girl - Cowbell (Tom)
North Cackalackey Girl - Reigning Sound (Tom)

We R In Control - Neil Young (Andrew)
Whip It - Devo (Andrew)
Needles And Pins - The Searchers (Andrew)

 

 

The Dunce Confederacy with Tom Burgess, Micky Denny and guest Brendan O’Hare

June 26, 2017
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All characterisations written and devised by Mark Lancaster.

 

The Dunce Confederacy starred :

 

Tom Burgess as Hungover Englishman #1

Micky Denny as Hungover Englishman #2

 

and introducing Brendan O'Hare as Supercillious Scotsman. 

 

Any resemblence to people living or dead is purely coincidental.

 

All songs chosen by the cast.

 

Pink Cadillac - Calvin Johnson (Tom)
Rooftops - The Bats (Tom)

Wicky Wacky - The Fatback Band (Micky)
I Almost Prayed - The Weather Prophets (Micky)
The Street - Chico Hamilton (Micky)

Clay Bodies - Zola Jesus (Tom)
Tooth Decay - Mark Wynn (Tom)
Caroline - Bone Zeno (Tom)

Problem Child - TYhe Damned (Micky)
Night Water - MG Boulter (Micky)
Rocket USA - Suicide (Micky)

Shades Of Failure - Pog (Tom)
Winter Makes Me Want You More - Darren Hayman (Tom)
Tell Me What To Do - Tumbledryer Babies (Tom)

Nineteenth Century Man - Can (Micky)
It Don't Bother Me - Bert Jansch (Micky)
She Bought A Hat Like Princess Maria - The Kinks (Micky)

Springboard - Famous Times (Tom)
Back In The Night - The Wave Pictures (Tom)
Don't Look Back (Acoustic Version) - Teenage Fanclub (Tom)

Tragedy - The Bats (Micky)
I'm Alright With You - The Pastels (Micky)
Crazy Rhythms - The Feelies (Micky)

Jesusfreaks - Baby In Vain (Tom)
My Big Star - Boyfriend (Tom)
It Ain't Me Babe - Sebastian Cabot (Tom)

 

 

The Dunce Confederacy with Micky Denny, Mark Lancaster and Brendan O’Hare

May 1, 2017
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Tom was away ill so Mark was allowed to speak and joined Micky and Brendan to play some tunes. 

 

Micky

Troubled Mind - The Headcoats
Hearts Turn Blue - Calvin Kohnson
Roller Coaster By The Sea - Jonathan Richmond

Mark

California - Jeff Klein
Bo Diddly - Black Eyed Snakes
Tail Lights Fade - Buffalo Tom

Micky

Bye Bye - The Clean
Enemy Destructs - Thee Oh Sees
96 Tears - ? and the Mysterians

Mark

Rise Up With Fists - Jenny Lewis and the Watson Twins
Not The Tremblin' Kind - Laura Cantrell
Revalator - Gillian Welch

Brendan

The Cat - Jimmy Smith
The Monochrome Set - The Monochrome Set
Wimbledon Theme - Keith Mansfield

Micky

The Day The World Turned Day-Glo - X-Ray Spex
Martha - Tom Waits
Lies- The Knickerbockers

Mark

The First Big Weekend - Arab Strap
Lazy Painter Jane - Belle and Sebastian ft Monica Queen
Lloyd, I'm Ready To Be Heartbroken - Camera Obscura

Brendan

Hey Big Star - Boyfriend

Micky

Indian Summer - Beat Happening
Dark Creedence - Nap Eyes
China Berry Tree- Vic Chestnut

Mark

Mark Crackhouse Blues - Adam Green
Rollerskate - Call and Response
Bad Day - Darwin Deez

Dunce Confederacy with Tom Burgess

April 3, 2017
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Micky is away after being incapacitated with the runs. Brendan turns up halfway through with a 'slide based' wrist injury and Tom lets Mark talk. 

She Takes Me There - Promised Land Sound
Lord Can You Hear Me - Spacemen 3
Darling - Real Estate

Some People Never Change - Rocket Ship TV
Island - The Mantles
Wish The World Away - American Music Club

Neither Here Nor There - Lost In The Trees
Obscura - Fuzzy Lights
Leaving Moomin Valley - Graeme Miller & Steve Shill

Should Have Known Better - Sufjan Stevens
Rain - Martin Stephenson and the Daintees
Holy Shit - Father John Misty

Going Back To Wurstville - King Salami and the Cumberland Three
With A Girl Like You - Condo Fucks
You Gonna Get It - Coachwhips

This Girl Taught Me To Dance - The Strange Boys
Rip Van Winkle - Shannon and the Clams
Sad Screaming Old Man - Jeffrey Lewis and Los Bolts

Land Locked Blues - Bright Eyes
I Turn My Face To The Forest Floor - Gravenhurst
Book Of Love - Fraser A Gorman

Writeabout - Eight Rounds Rapid
Billy Hunt/Spectacular - Graham Coxon
Sweet Gene Vincent - Ian Dury and the Blockheads

Into Your Arms - The Lemonheads
Smith and Jones Forever - The Silver Jews
Love On The Buses - Mark Wynn

No Taste Bomber - Salad Boys
Raymond and the Wires - Robyn Hitchcock

The Dunce Confederacy - with guest Brendan O’Hare

March 6, 2017
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 Tom and Micky are joined in the studio by Brendan O'Hare who composed a new jingle live on air with the aim to take us national.

 

Ozma - Shannon and the Clams - Tom
He Did It - Detroit Cobras - Tom
Yosemite Sam - King Salami and the Cumberland Three - Tom

Victoria - The Kinks - Micky
A Man Named Joe - Can - Micky
Divine Times - Wet Dog - Micky

Flower Glass - Hand Habits - Tom
Red Eyes - The War On Drugs - Tom
Transatlantic Near Death Experience - John Squire - Tom

Astronomy Domine - Pink Floyd - Brendan
Love And Me Make Three - Violent Femmes - Brendan
Aneurysm - Nirvana - Brendan

Troubled Times - The Headcoats - Micky
Vampire Blues - Neil Young - Micky
The Ocean - Ultimate Painting - Micky

The Drinking Song - Lauden Wainwright III - Tom
Neither Here Nor There - Lost In The Trees - Tom
A Fond Farewell - Elliott Smith - Tom

Many's The Nights Rest - The Furrow Collective - Micky
Take Me To The Other Side - Spaceman Three - Micky
Dried Out Dreams - The Pheromoans - Micky

Levitation - Thirteen Floor Elevators - Brendan
Car Trouble - Adam and the Ants - Brendan

Moomins Theme - Graeme Miller and Steve Shills - Tom
Marty Feldmen Eyes - Tumbledryer Babies - Tom

The Dunce Confederacy with Brendan O’Hare

February 6, 2017
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Tom and Micky are joined in the studio by Brendan O'Hare, best known for his time in Teenage Fanclub, Telstar Ponies and Mogwai.

 

They played...

 

Full Moon - Woods (Tom)
Well You Better - Yo La Tengo (Tom)
A Rose For Emily - The Zombies (Tom)

Side Netting - Telstar Ponies (Micky)
Sinners - Timeouts (Micky)
Hickory Wind - Gram Parsons (Micky)

I Want To Tell You About What I want - Robyn Hitchcock (Tom)
Well Done Sonny - The Weathers Prophets (Tom)
Thin Air - Teenage Fanclub (Tom)

Thirteen - Big Star (Brendan)
Tijauna Taxi - Herb Alpert (Brendan)
Cheesecake Truck - King Missile (Brendan)

If This Ain't Love I Don't Know What Is - Nicole Willis and the Soul Investigators (Micky)
Fifth Dimension - The Byrds (Micky)
Dirty Overalls - Woodie Guthrie (Micky)

Dear Dark J - J.C. Satan (Tom)
Morning - Early Mammal (Tom)
Ghost In The Trees - Thee Oh Sees (Tom)

Bell Bottoms - John Spencer Blues Explosion (Micky)
Got A Match - The Halibuts (Micky)
The Long Way Round - Teenage Fanclub (Micky)

Input Sourse Select - De Staat (Brendan)
Get Up And Go - The Rutles (Brendan)
Love Is An Arrow - Alberfeldy (Brendan)

Mr Humphies - Mark Eitzel (Tom)
Morningarise - Slowdive (Tom)
Dreamy - Holydrug Couple (Tom)

Human Cannonball - Butthole Surfers (Micky)
Yes, I Am A Long Way From Home - Mogwai (Micky)

 

 

 

The Dunce Confederacy 09/01/2017

January 9, 2017
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Can a can of Baked Beans run the desk?

 

Hotter Than Hott - Selector Dub Narcotic (Tom)
Back When I Was Four - Jeffrey Lewis (Tom)
Feel A Whole Lot Better - The Byrds (Tom)

Whitest Boy On The Beach - Fat White Family (Micky)
Who Loves The Sun - The Velvet Underground (Micky)
Sweet Jane - The Velvet Underground (Micky)

Everything Flows - Teenage Fanclub (Have Lost It...) (Tom)
Checking In, Checking Out - The High Llamas (Tom)
Till Something Better Comes Along - The Rockingbirds (Tom)

Run To Your Momma - Goat (Micky)
It's Your World - Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson (Micky)
Godsend - Beat Happening (Micky)

Have We Been Left Behind? - Thomas Truax (Tom)
Michael Makes A Phone Call - Mark Wynn (Tom)
Corny #1 - Baby In Vain (Tom)

I Want The One I Can't Have - The Smiths (Micky)
Blackwater Side - Anne Briggs (Micky)
Revolution Blues - Neil Young (Micky)

Over You - Roddy Frame (Tom)
Geordie - Martin Carthy (Tom)
Brother Uncles - M.G. Boulter (Tom)

Yellow - The Blind Shake (Micky)
The Ballad Of Frankie Lee And Judas Priest - Bob Dylan (Micky)
October Song - Incredible Stringband (Micky)

Freakin' Out - Graham Coxon (Tom)
Downtown - Yo La Tengo (Tom)
Gigolo Aunt - Syd Barrett* (Tom)

*sticky speed button

The Dunce Confederacy Christmas Special

December 13, 2016
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Just Tom in the studio tonight with a bunch of alternative Christmas records. This is what he played...

Happy Xmas (War Is Over) - Yoko Ono & The Flaming Lips 
Donna and Blitzen - Badly Drawn Boy
Lonely This Christmas - Melodie Group
Blue Christmas - Beach Boys
January - Nancy Wallace
St Chistopher in the City - Lucky Strikes
Christmas In Baghdad - The Black Lips
Sock It To Me Santa - King Salami and the Cumberland Three
No Christmas For John Quays - The Fall
Plump Righteous - King Khan and the BBQ Show
Boxing Day Blues (Revisited) - Courtney Barnett
Christmas Lights Spin - Mark Eitzel
Christmas In Casablanca - Phil Burdett
Winter Wonderland - Imagene Peise (The Flaming Lips)
Linus and Lucy - Vince Guaraldi Trio
Atlas Eets Christmas - Imagene Peise (The Flaming Lips)
Andrew's Christmas Song - Andrew Hart
Must Be Santa - Bob Dylan
Christmas Wish - She & Him
Stay Another Day - Plantman
Bad Cover Version - Pulp
Cashing In On Christmas - Bad News
Merry Xmas Everyone - Noel Gallagher
Christmas Time Is Here - Vince Guaraldi Trio
It Was The Night Before Christmas (ready by Bob Dylan)

The Dunce Confederacy with Tom Burgess and Micky Denny

October 17, 2016
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Tom and Micky Bum Mud and Nose Haemorrhage 

Tom

My Star - Ian Brown
Sleep Freak - Heavy Stereo
Go Ahead - The Rose Buds

Micky 

The Swimming Song - Loudon Wainwright III
Vegetable - Acid Baby Jesus 
She Don't Care About Time - The Byrds

Tom

Pixie Dust - Hellshovel
29 - The Abigails
What We Do Matters - The Mantles

Micky

I Can't Help Thinking About Me - David Bowie and the Lower Third
Bye Bye - The Clean
Hits, Hits, Hits - Fat White Family 

Tom

Trolley Song - Mark Wynn
Imax Boy - Tuppenny Bunters
Smokescreen - The Sorry Kisses

Micky

Yellow - The Blind Shake 
When Hearts Turn Blue - Calvin Johnson 
Souvenirs - Grandpa Boy

Tom

Thin Air - Teenage Fanclub
Falling Rain - Reigning Sound
Eight Miles Higher - The Moths 

Micky 

Stories Of Jesus - Clive Palmer 
By Now - Little Wing
Heartaatck and Vine - Tom Waits 

Tom 

Depreston - Courtney Barnett
Bottle Up and Explode - Elliott Smith
Man In Me - Bob Dylan

The Dunce Confederacy 19/09/2016

September 19, 2016
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Tom and Micky play music, bid on Ebay and talk about vintage jazz mags.

Deeply Dippy - The Rockingbirds (Tom) 
Checking In and Checking Out - The High Llamas (T)
Love On Buses - Mark Wynn (T)

A Night In The City - Richmond Fontaine (Micky) 
Wild Whim - Hebronix (M) 
Enemy Destruct - Thee Oh Sees (M) 

Sweetness In Her Spark - Lightships (T)
Endless Drive - It Hugs Back (T)
Sugarcube - Yo La Tengo (T)

I Won't Survive - Art Group (M)
Abominal Snowman In The Market - Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers (M)
Drawing To A (W)Hole - The Clean (M)

Patron Saint Of Bloody Guns - Cat Be Damned (T)
I Think We Might Be Weirdos - Tumbledryer Babies (T)
Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds - Flaming Lips (T)

I'm Down - Calvin Johnson (M)
Goat Head - Goat (M)
Salt - The Blind Shake (M)

The Dagenham Ford - Darren Hayman (T) 
Sad Screaming Old Man - Jeffrey Lewis (T)
I'm In Love - Teenage Fanclub (T)

Bonnie Boy - Shirley Collins (M)
Eight Miles High - The Byrds (M)
Sean Or Patrick - MG Boulter (M) 

Sound Of The Sea - Diamond Family Archive (T)
Morning - Beck (T) 
Pretty Pimpin' - Kurt Vile (T)