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The Daryl Easlea Spectacular - 10/12/2019

The Daryl Easlea Spectacular - 10/12/2019

December 10, 2019

Episode 184: The Hit Parade!

The Style Council - The Lodgers
Masal - Heliocentric
Hot Chip - Melody Of Love
Billie Eilish - Bury A Friend
Jessie Ware - Adore You
Harry Styles - Adore You
Rustin Man - The World’s In Town
Solange Knowles - Stay Flo
Aldous Harding - The Barrell
Girl Ray - Show Me More
Warm Duscher - Burner
Meat Raffle - London Life
Alien - Top Knot Bicameral
Jack Hues Quartet - Ft Syd Arthur - Nobody’s Fault But My Own
William Doyle - Nobody Else Will Tell You
Dusky - Boris Borrison’s Trip To Morrisons
Hot Chip - Positive
Mildlife - How Long Does It Take

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)

SONIC ASYLUM - Ship Full of Bombs Session#42 - 05-12-2019

SONIC ASYLUM - Ship Full of Bombs Session#42 - 05-12-2019

December 6, 2019

...SONIC ASYLUM - Ship Full of Bombs Session#42 - 05-12-2019...


Jeannette Williams - Hound Dog
The Temptations - Runaway Child Running Wild
Billy Nicholls - Girl From New York
DJ Kentaro - Kunta Kinte (Remix)
Bunny Lee - Kunta Kinte (Remix)
The Janitors - MSSG Rmx
Tales of Murder and Dust - Distances
The Cult Of Dom Keller - Hello Hanging Rope
Suicide - Girl (Black Sand Extension)
Temple Ov Saturn - It Will Be Visible
Blaine L. Reininge - What Use Indeed (Live)
John Foxx & Louis Gordon - A Million Cars
Death In Vegas - Consequences Of Love (Chris & Cosey Remix)
Fad Gadget - Lady Shave (Black Sand Extension)
Stephen Mallinder - Flashback
Richard H. Kirk - Never Lose Your Shadow
Richard Fearless - Deep Rave Memory
Blaine L. Reininger - Dance in Your Blood
John Foxx - Plaza (Black Sand Extension)

Indie Night In - 4/12/2019

Indie Night In - 4/12/2019

December 4, 2019

Loop - Afterglow

The Detox Twins - Deads Horse Ghost - Autofahrer
The Detox Twins - Deads Horse Ghost - Einhorn Suicide
The Detox Twins - Deads Horse Ghost - In The Hospital Garden

Whistling Arrow - Whistling Arrow - Forking Paths
Whistling Arrow - Whistling Arrow - In Flooded Country

Fort William - Butter Mountain - Community Spirits
Fort William - Butter Mountain - Call Me Up

Dark Globes - Lost Causes
Dark Globes - Autumn

Mieko Shimizu - My Shell
Leon Vynehall ‎– I, Cavallo

Sisterhood - Giving Ground
Robert Rental - Double Heart
The Chameleons - Pleasure And Pain
Visage - Damned Don’t Cry

Howie's Picks

Ultra Vivid Scene - Thief’s Love Song

Jetstream Pony - It’ll take more than a Friday
Cool Original - Never Stop Hanging Out
Woolen Men - Space Invader
Lubec - Against Nature
Sorry - Rock ‘n’ Roll Star

Featured Album
The Art Of Noise - (Who’s Afraid Of) The Art Of Noise ZTT 1984
Beat Box (Diversion 1)
Moments in Love

Junkshop Jukebox #58

Junkshop Jukebox #58

December 3, 2019

One More Night- CAN

I Love My Fruit- Sweet Violet Boys
Watermelon Hanging on the Vine- Monroe Brothers
I Heard it through the Grapevine- Gladys Knight & the Pips
Apples and Oranges- Pink Floyd
Banana in your Fruit Basket- Bo Carter
Tom and Jerry- Uncle Dave Macon & his Fruit Jar Drinkers

Tutti Frutti- Little Richard
Watermelon Man Ska- Baba Brooks Orchestra
Raspberry Beret- Prince
I Had Too Much to Dream Last Night- Electric Prunes
Simply Thrilled Honey- Orange Juice
Strawberry Wine- My Bloody Valentine
Peaches en Regalia- Frank Zappa

I Like Bananas- Billy Cotton & his Band
Stealin' Apples- Benny Goodman & his Sextet
Cantaloupe Island- Herbie Hancock
Peel me a Grape- Anita O'Day & Cal Tjader
Adam's Apple- Wayne Shorter

Cherry O Baby- Eric Donaldson
Neratzoula Fountomeni (My Bitter Little Orange Tree)- Kristi Stassinopoulo & Stathis Kalyviotis
Ripest of Apples- Anna & Elizabeth
Red Apple Falls- Smog
Honeydew- Plantman

Tangerine- Led Zeppelin
Orange Hexagon Sun- Boards of Canada
Monkey Banana- Fela Kuti & Africa 70
Metronomic Underground- Stereolab

Life in a Scotch Sitting Room Vol.2 Episode 8- Ivor Cutler
Three Pieces in the Shape of a Pear- Erik Satie, Ciccolini
Grapefruit Moon- Tom Waits

Pogles Walk- Vernon Elliott Ensemble

The Harbour Bazaar with Steven Hastings & Zoe Howe -  New Or New To You 2019

The Harbour Bazaar with Steven Hastings & Zoe Howe - New Or New To You 2019

December 3, 2019

Reeling in the year on the Harbour Bazaar as we choose our New or New To You tracks for the year! That's our favourite tracks that were released or we were listening to for the first time in 2019!

Featured album is the R&BEAT from THE SHOOTS just released in marvellous mono on Heavy Soul Records plus the Anton Corbijn's SPIRITS IN THE FOREST part documentary/part concert experience of DEPECHE MODE, some magnificent 1920’s  blues from LUCILLE BOGAN and details of a fabulous new book 50 WOMEN IN THE BLUES and new music, news and gigs from SUZIE STAPLETON!

Along the way The Story of the Brown Lady of Raynam Hall, Frank versus Sammi and a festive treat from Hawaii to close!

We have a gas and hope you enjoy!


She’s A Rainbow – The Rolling Stones

Trouble Every Day - Frank Zappa

B.D. Woman's Blues - Lucille Bogan

Black Widow - The Shoots

That's All I Need - Magic Sam

Magician's Success - Vanishing Twin

Thylacyne - Suzie Stapleton

Where's The Revolution - Depeche Mode

Honky Cat - Elton John

Apple, Peaches, Pumpkin Pie - Odd and Ends

Little Mathie Groves - Ralph Stanley

Matty Groves - Fairport Convention

Rich Woman - Lil Millet

Burning Up - The Shoots

Down In Yon Forest - Stick In The Wheel

Galleon Ship - Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds

Po La'i E (Silent Night) - Nina Keali'iwahamana

My Life (La Vita) - Shirley Bassey



The Shoots – RNBeat now available vinyl only on Heavy Soul Records


Suzie Stapleton – New single THYLACINE available now


50 Women In The Blues published by Aurora Metro


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DiGGIN’ With Si Cheeba - Episode 9: (29 Nov 19)

DiGGIN’ With Si Cheeba - Episode 9: (29 Nov 19)

November 29, 2019


First Broadcast Friday 27th November 2019  - on Ship Full of Bombs Radio

01) Back at the Chicken Shack - JIMMY SMITH
03) Face to Face - ‘BABY FACE’ WILLETTE
04) Lloro Tu Despedida - IKE QUEBEC
05) Dem Tambourines - DON WILKERSON
06) Filthy McNasty - EDDIE JEFFERSON
07) Funky Mama - LOU DONALDSON
08) Hootin’ and Tootin’ - FRED JACKSON
09) Back to the Tropics - CHARLIE ROUSE
10) Boop Bop Bing Bash - GEORGE BRAITH
11) Googa Mooga - FREDDIE ROACH
12) Jeanine - OSCAR BROWN Jr.
13) Watermelon Man - MONGO SANTAMARIA
14) Sidewinder - THE SOUL SOCIETY
15) The Turnaround - HANK MOBLEY
16) Afrodisia - KENNY DORHAM
17) Song For My Father - BOBBY VALENTIN
18) Cantaloupe Island - KAI WINDING
19) Cornbread - LEE MORGAN
20) Latona - BIG JOHN PATTON
21) The Jody Grind - QUINTETTO X
22) Chitlins Con Carne - KENNY BURRELL
23) Heaven on Earth - LARRY YOUNG
25) Brother Soul - LOU DONALDSON
26) Bus Stop - REUBEN WILSON
27) Hunk O’ Funk - BROTHER JACK McDUFF
28) The Bird Wave - JIMMY McGRIFF
29) Sandalia Dela - DUKE PEARSON
30) Twenty Five Miles - LONNIE SMITH
31) I Had a Little Talk - HORACE SILVER
32) Groovin’ For Mr G - RICHARD ‘ GROOVE’ HOLMES
34) I Don’t Want Nobody… - GRANT GREEN
35) Mystic Brew - RONNIE FOSTER



Loud and Proud Episode 5 with Dan Turpin with guests Daniel Groom and Cath Weir from LGBTQ+ Yoga and Wellbeing Group

Loud and Proud Episode 5 with Dan Turpin with guests Daniel Groom and Cath Weir from LGBTQ+ Yoga and Wellbeing Group

November 28, 2019

Dan is joined by Daniel Groom and Cath Weir from Southend LGBTQ+ Yoga and Wellbeing Group.


C'est Si Bon - Earha Kitt
Let Me Fall - Laura Mvula
Seeline Woman - Nina Simone
Get Outta My Way - Kylie Minogue
Missing U - Robyn
To The Moon - Ru Paul
Break Up Bye Bye - The Frock Destroyers 
Waterfalls - TLC
Weak - Skunk Anansie
Buffalo Stance - Neneh Cherry
Spice Up Your Life - Spice Girls
Blame It On The Weatherman - Bewitched
Boogie Oogie Oogie - A Taste Of Honey
I Feel Love - Sam Smith

Sea Shanties BEST of 2019 27/11/19

Sea Shanties BEST of 2019 27/11/19

November 27, 2019

Final Form - Sampa The Great
Dr Marvelo & Hus Best Friend Corkie - Chinatown Slalom
Message In A Bottle - Shafiq Husayn
Let's Go On The Run - Chance The Rapper
BABY - Giggs
Sugar Honey Ice Tea - Princess Nokia
Truth Hurts - Lizzo
Ibithaj - Rapsody
Only Child - Tierra Whack
Nice Things - Tank & The Bangas

Rocket Fuel - DJ Shadow ft De La Soul
Summon The Fire - The Comet Is Coming
doorman - slowthai
Mesablanca - O'Flynn
Aaj Shanibar - Rupa
Baby Come Down - Alessandro Alessandroni
Could Heaven Ever Be Like This - Idris Muhammad
Mocking It - JAY1
Go Low - Jelani Blackman
Gone - Moon Willis
Church - Samm Henshaw
Follow God - Kayne West
bad guy - Billie Eilish

Home - Caribou
Raggamuffin - Koffee
Hot Tears - Claude Fontaine
It's A Pity - Tanya Stephens
Prophecy - Fabian
Faraway Look - Yola

The Record Club Century All Day Special! Part 2

The Record Club Century All Day Special! Part 2

November 27, 2019

The first rule of Record Club is of course that we don't talk about Record Club but after thirteen years of meetings we have reached our One Hundredth Album!

So to mark this milestone, and without a safety net, we are attempting playing a track from each of our featured albums. This is the second half of the show and features music from our chosen albums through the years.

Hope you enjoy and roll on the next one hundred choices!

Playlist for Part Two
Getting Better - The Beatles - Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Holy Thursday - David Axelrod - Songs Of Innocence
produk 29 [101] - Aphex Twin - Syro
Cold Earth - Boards of Canada - Tommorow's Harvest
Cloudbusting - Kate Bush - Hounds Of Hell
Hold Up - Beyoncé - Lemonade
K. 626: Lacrimosa - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Requiem
Figure It Out - Royal Blood - Royal Blood
The Waltz - Dexys Midnight Runners - Don't Stand Me Down
He's Misstra Know-It-All - Stevie Wonder - Innervisions
Giorgio by Moroder - Daft Punk - Random Access Memories
Can You Hear Me - David Bowie - Yound Americans
Nadir's Big Chance - Peter Hammill - Nadir's Big Chance
Man In The Corner Shop - The Jam - Sound Affects
Formed a Band - Art Brut - Bang Bang Rock N Roll
Palermo Hollywood - Benjamin Biolay - Palermo Hollywood
Summer '68 - Pink Floyd - Atom Heart Mother
Little Red Riding Hood Hit The Road - Robert Wyatt - Rock Bottom
Comin to Get You - The Beautiful People - If 60s Were 90s
Solid Air - John Martyn - Solid Air
Slim Slow Slider - Van Morrison - Astral Weeks
Song to Comus - Comus - First Utterance
Diana - Alexander 'Skip' Spence - Oar
Trams of Old London - Robyn Hitchcock - I Often Dream Of Trains
Love Spreads - The Stone Roses - The Second Coming
I Believe in You - Talk Talk - Spirit Of Eden
Water No Get Enemy - Fela Kuti - Best Of The Black President
Doreen - Frank Zappa - You Are What You Is
Make Me Feel Again - Edwyn Collins - Gorgeous George
Locomotive Breath - Jethro Tull - Aqualung
Traction in the Rain - David Crosby - If Only I Could Remember My Name
Just Like the Rain - Richard Hawley - Coles Corner
In the Beginning - Genesis - From Genesis To Revelation
Boogie Stop Shuffle - Charles Mingus - Ah Um!
Gypsy Eyes - The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Electric LadyLand
Telephone Call From Istanbul - Tom Waits - Frank's Wild Years
Gloria: In Excelsis Deo - Patti Smith - Horses
I’ll Take Care Of You - Gil Scott-Heron - I'm New Here
Swan Lake - Public Image Ltd - Metal Box
Croaking Lizard - Lee Scratch Perry The Upsetters - Superape
Dirty Boulevard - Lou Reed - New York
Cossacks Are - Scott Walker - The Drift
Wasting Time - Kids These Days - Traphouse Rock
A Candle’s Fire - Beirut - The Rip Tide
Rayna Rani Jaaki - Maestro Ilaiyaraaya & The Electronic Pop Sounds of Kollywood 1977-1983- Solla Solla

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