the Valhalla shakedown 23/04.2018

April 23, 2018

a smash up of animal hybrids and 90's throw back music 

plus banging tunes 


1. reigning days - gravity
2.honne- warm on a cold night
3.sinkane- u'huh
4. peter, bjorn and john - young folks
5.ryan adams- bad blood
6.james vincent mcmorrow- rising water
7.junius meyvant-signals
8.whitney- golden days
9.sohn - the wheel
10.sylvan esso- die young
11.wolf alice- beautifully unconventional
12.benjamin francis leftwich -atlas hands
13.gizmo varillas- freedom for a change
14. lord huron- wait by the river
15.ben harper and charlie musselwhite- no mercy in this land
16. Fleet wood mac- when i see you again
17.basement- promise everything
18. free- heavy load
19. angus and julia stone- get home

Culture as a Dare April 2018

April 22, 2018

This month we kick things off with some very short tracks and then we dribble down the pitch towards some fantastic new releases before putting it in the big netty thing and going home for a shower.



The Pocket Gods - Cygnus


Alix Dobkin - Hug -ee- boo

Unknown (actually I suspect it's me)

Richard There - Now I'm Fucked

Dave Phillips - Drinking Song From the Tomb

Pippet Show - Melody Egg#2

Chinabot - Jungjunyung - When I was a Man

Mbuti Boys - Nkumbi Initiation Song

Gas -f

Tumbledryer Babies - Quit Yr Job

Hime Bangs - Hui

Hyperbubble - Delicious Red Overture

Gas - Telluirium

Jodie Lowther - BBC Death and Horror

Katja Fregatte - Der Fat Albert

Sublime Frequencies - Vocal duet

Indii Moon - Counting Sheep

Frankie Cosmos - May 9

Central African Republic - Nzombi

Free Kitten - Feelin'

Psychological Strategy Board - Stereo Interference

Mark Gergis - Syria Today

Sayan Bapa - Cave Spirits

Adrian Lane - The Puzzle Begins

Harakiri - Speed

Unknown - Epilogue

Zorras - In the Details 3

Mr Solid Snakes 745's Floppy Drive Orchestra - Doctor Who Theme

Pettaluck - Intro

Hybernation - Long to

Boiled Head - Overtune (reprise)

Obasquiat - Rachel Sheherazade

Steph Horak - JLY

Jim Nollman - The lesson replayed

Broadcast - Minus 3

Emmanuelle Gatuso - Bist Du Auch In Meinem Traum?

Kari Bass, Tim Bass - I had a Little Nut Tree


Ita - Dabao

Kria Brekkan - Place of You

Chrissie - Let Sleeping Cats Lie

Monoslapper - Twit

Arma Agharta - Finding Spirit

Harmergeddon - Live at the Arts Cafe

Mark Applebaum - 3 Unlikely Corporate Sponsorships - No.3 Halliburton

Copper Sounds - Gong

Phil and Cath Tyler - Wallington

C- Drik - Ici et Allieurs - Partie 4

A Hawk and A Hacksaw - A Broken Road Lined WIth Poplar Trees

Mattie Konig - Bootlickin' Love

Unknown - Expree Your loyalty to Te tribe You Live in

Richard Sanderson - Why I do Morris Dancing

Anna McClellan - Heart of Hearts

Psychological Strategy Board - Out of Formation (out of Duration)

Tomoko Sauvage - Mylapore

Debby Friday - Void

























The 1974 Show - All Vinyl Special - 21/04/2018

April 21, 2018

To commemorate Record Store Day, Ian Pope played a selection of tracks from his collection of vinyl records. The following tracks were played:

Michael Hedges - Aerial Boundaries
Thunderclap Newman - Something in the Air
Atomic Rooster - Devil's Answer
Curved Air - Back Street Luv
Hawkwind - Silver Machine
Genesis - I Know What I Like
Pink Floyd - Another Brick in the Wall (Part 2)
Invisible Opera Company of Tibet with Daevid Allen - Tried So Hard
Robert Wyatt - Biko
Captain Beefheart - Harry Irene
Frank Zappa & The Mothers of Invention - My Guitar
Jeff Beck - Star Cycle
Weather Report - Teen Town
Keith Jarrett - Country
Joni Mitchell - Refuge of the Roads
Bill Nelson - Do You Dream in Colour
XTC - Travels in Nihilon
Robert Fripp - Exposure
The Nice - America
Gentle Giant - Peel the Paint
Procul Harum - A Salty Dog
Rush - Freewill
Argent - Hold Your Head Up
Led Zeppelin - The Song Remains The Same
Mike Oldfield - Incantations Part 3

Collage with Jay Smith. A Tribute to Dave Nichols

April 20, 2018

Jay plays some Funk 45's for in memory of Dave Nichols 


I've Got The Kind Of Love - Diplomats
Close Your Eyes - The Caprells with The Sol Brothers Band
Love Beads - Ray Barretto
The Wig - Lorenzo Holden

Boss Action - Enchanting Enchanters
Don't Chain My Soul - Carlton Basco
I'd Be Nowhere Today - New People
Funky Virginia- Sir Guy and the Rocking Cavaliers

Save Your Love For Me - Vivian Reed
See Or Don't See - Marie 'Queenie' Lyons
Las Vegas - Joni Adams
Escape - Shirley Vaughn

Music Man Part 2 - Pleasure Web
Searching For Soul - Jake Wade and the Soul Searchers
The Road - Communicators and the Black Experience Band
Blow Your Mind - The Interpretations
The Trip - Eugene Blacknell

Reborn - Marilyn Barbarin and the Soul Finders
Lover and a Friend - Eddie Bo and Inez Cheatham
Got To Get Me A Job - Ann Alford
Giving Up On Love - Marva Whitney

Cold Gettin' Done - Just Ice
It's Yours - T La Rock and Jazzy Jay
Play That Beat Mr DJ - G.L.O.B.E. & Whiz Kid
Funky - Ultra Magnetic MC's

A New Day - J.C. Davis
Hip Drop - Explosions
Message From The Soul Sisters pt 1 - Myra Barnes
What You See You Can't Get - Pam Mckellum

I've Got Reasons - Mary Jane Hooper
Take This Funky Feeling - Blue Rhythm Combo
Let's Do It Today - The Us
Dap Walk - Ernie and the Top Notes
You Hit The Spot - Gloria Walker and Chevelles
Baby Don't Cry - Third Guitar

Brothers 0n The Slide - Cymande


CURLY GUIDE to 1994 18/04/18

April 18, 2018

Curly Dan, Kelly B, Pauline G and Ben P look back at the music of 1994.

Rocks - Primal Scream
(Throw - Paperclip People)
Wilmot - Sabres Of Paradise
You Don't Love Me (No, No, No) - Dawn Penn
Regulate - Warren G ft Nate Dogg
Here Comes The Hotstepper - Ini Kamoze
No Scrubs - TLC (whoops!)

Kelly's cheesy lyric quiz

Inner City Life - Goldie
Cowgirl - Underworld
Big Time Sensuality - Bjork
If You Really Love Somebody - Liberty City

Pauline culture n stuff quiz

Caught By The Fuzz - Supergrass
Connection - Elastica
Girls & Boys - Blur
Babies - Pulp
Glory Box - Portishead
Loser - Beck

Dan's intros quiz

Creep - TLC
Whatta Man - Salt n Pepa ft En Vogue
Sure Shot - Beastie Boys
Protection - Massive Attack

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 James and Stuart Show - 16th April 2018

April 16, 2018

Candlemass - Marche Funebre
Black Sabbath - War Pigs
Down - Stone The Crow
Cathedral Soul Sacrifice
Alice Cooper - Billion Dollar Babies
Clutch - Space Grass
Iron Maiden - Aces High
W.A.S.P. - The Headless Children
Kyuss - El Rodeo
Red Fang - Wires
Celtic Frost - Sorrows of the Moon
Wayne Static - Assassins of Youth
Meathook Seed - Day Of Conceiving
Wayne Static - Assassins of Youth
Trepaneringsritualen - Maðr Malformed
Batushka - Yekteníya 3
Godflesh - Mantra
Black Breath - Eat The Witch
Obituary - Chopped in Half
Mgła - Exercises in Futility III
Black Droid - Destroyer
Elder - Sanctuary

Babble Arts Show Episode 3 -with guest Syd Moore

April 15, 2018

Jo and Mark are joined in the studio by local author Syd Moore who chats about all things witches and her Essex Witch Museum series of novels. They also review the new Wes Anderson film Isle of Dogs 

Take 127: Overrated - April 2018

April 15, 2018

Tonight Dan, Kirk, Mike and, special guest Simon Cluett discussed two arguably overrated sci-fi classics - Alien (1979) and 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968).

Sunday Jazz Lounge with Doug Kaye - Birthdays

April 15, 2018

Doug introduces two hours of great jazz and celebrates the birthdays of sevaral fanous jazz artists. 


Let's Have A Party - Amos Milburn
Jordu - Duke Jordan
Hoochie Coochie Man - Muddy Waters
Wee Hours Theme - Stanley Turrentine
Bernie's Tune - Gerry Muligan
I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues - Billie Holiday
Od Devik Moon - Carmen McCrae
Orange Peel - Rueben Wilson
Bluesy - Art Van Damme
Watermelon Man - Herbie Hancock
Any Old Time - Helen Forrest
Hittin' The Jug - Gene Ammons
Blues For Brando - Shorty Rogers
I Need Sugar - Bessie Smith
Anna - Arthur Alexander
I Wish You Would - Billy Boy Arnold
Nobody's Princess - Natalia and Co
Today - Herbie Mann
Cherokee - Lionel Hampton & Stan Getz
Dizzy Moods - Paul Chambers
Let's Face The Music And Dance - Ella Fitzgerald
If I Could With You (One Hour Tonight) - Billy Vera
You Can't Go Home - Billy Vera