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Fresh As… Episode 30: It’s Raining

Fresh As… Episode 30: It’s Raining

November 6, 2022

The songs:


Bob Dylan - I Contain Multitudes

Mississippi John Hurt - Make Me a Pallet On Your Floor

Peter Case - Some Bright Morning Blues


Hank Williams - I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry

Emmylou Harris - Luxury Liner

Tom Petty - Flirting With Time


Beatglider - Sleeping on a Boat

Color Green - Night

Yo La Tengo - Fallout


Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbott - Too Much For One (Not Enough For Two)

Squeeze - Food For Thought

Peter Bruntnell - King of Madrid


Otis Gibbs - Joe Hill’s Ashes

Sandy Denny - Milk and Honey

John & Beverley Martyn - Auntie Aviator


Plantman - Flame

I Was A King - Ferries

Robyn Hitchcock - Raining Twilight Coast


Wilco - If I Ever Was a Child

The Replacements - Can’t Hardly Wait

Chris Davison - Antidote To Rock and Roll


The Milk Carton Kids - Running on Sweet Smile

Ryuichi Sakamoto - Mizu no Naka no Bagatelle

The A’s - He Needs Me


Lou Barlow - Reason To Live

Mark Eitzel - Stunned & Frozen

Phil Burdett - Send Me Better Things


Townes Van Zandt - I’ll Be Here In The Morning

Tom Waits - A Little Rain

Bob Dylan - Goodbye Jimmy Reed

Fresh As… Episode 29

Fresh As… Episode 29

October 9, 2022

The songs:




The Jives - Too Old To Die Young Now

Paul McCartney - Long Tailed Winter Bird

Yo La Tengo - Blitzkrieg Bop


The Beatles - Hey Bulldog

Robyn Hitchcock - Autumn Sunglasses

Yo La Tengo - Sometimes I Don’t Get You


The Bats - Block of Wood

Frank Black - Speedy Marie

Jeffrey Lewis - Now That We’ve Beat That Stupid Virus We Can Get Back to Our Lives


The Lemonheads - Bit Part

The Bevis Frond - The Speed of Light

Mary Lou Lord - He’d Be a Diamond


GospelbeacH - In The Desert

Those Pretty Wrongs - Ain’t Nobody But Me

Woods - Shepherd


American Music Club - Johnny Mathis’ Feet

Greta Keating - Friends

Bastards of Fine Arts - Any Old Town


Cat Stevens - Here Comes My Baby

Brinsley Schwarz - Surrender To The Rhythm

Graham Parker - Stay Here Loving You


Badly Drawn Boy - Something to Talk About

Jeff Tweedy - Via Chicago

Matt Berry - The Good Life


wor_kspace - Transfer

Hailu Mergia & The Walias - Nefas New Zemedie

Teenage Fanclub - Shock and Awe


Say Sue Me - To Dream

Julie Jacklin - Be Careful With Yourself

Felt - Ballad of the Band


Would-Be-Goods - Cecil Beaton’s Scrapbook

Stuart Murdoch - Another Saturday

Pete Astor - Fine and Dandy

Fresh As… Episode 28

Fresh As… Episode 28

August 14, 2022

The songs:


Archie Fisher - Gunsmoke & Whisky

Wizz Jones - Glory of Love

Sir Vincent Lone - Strolling Down The Highway


Lightships - Do Your Thing

Yo La Tengo - I’m Your Puppet

Plantman - Away With The Sun


Ty Segall - Don’t Lie

Jeffrey Lewis - Back When I Was 4

Daniel Johnston & Yo La Tengo - Casper The Friendly Ghost


Tumbledryer Babies - Colossus of Rhodes

Ryder The Eagle - Wounded Bird

Jonny - You Was Me


The Mantles - Hate To See You Go

Spinning Coin - Sleepless

Pavement - You Are a Light


The Bevis Frond - Hold Your Horses

Belle & Sebastian - Fuck This Shit

Phil Burdett - Give It To Me Heartbroken


Rosali - Bones

Lush - Outdoor Miner

Ride - Like a Daydream


Boss Caine - Ghosts & Drunks

Ash Gray - The Creek Don’t Rise

The Limiñanas - I’m Dead


Wilco - Hearts Hard To Find

Matt Keating - Maybe He’ll Meet You

Bob Dylan - Things We Said Today


Mark Eitzel - Western Sky

The Jazz Butcher - The Highest In The Land
Pete Astor - Time on Earth

Silver Jews - Strange Victory, Strange Defeat


Jackie Leven - Bars of Dundee

Fresh As… Episode 27

Fresh As… Episode 27

May 22, 2022

The songs:




Tom Paley - Browns Ferry Blues

Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee - Deep Sea Diver

Hobart Smith - Railroad Bill


The Arlenes - Soft Touch

Jaime Wyatt - Demon Tied To A Chain In My Brain

Daddy Long Legs - Pink Lemonade


Dodie - Four Tequilas Down

Mark Wynn - 3 Chords, A Rhyme & A Verse

Dead Coast - No Friends


The High Llamas - Checking In, Checking Out

Those Men - Razor Farm

The Tumbledryer Babies - How To Play The Bones


Izabel Crane - Creature

M.G. Boulter - Now, It’s So Quiet

Belle and Sebastian - Unnecessary Drama


Native Harrow - Shake

Tré Burt - Undead God of War

Rachel Brooke - Great Mistake


Mary Lou Lord - He’d Be A Diamond

Snails - More Than a Second

Grant McLennan - Don’t You Cry For Me No More


Kimberley Rew - Life Itself

It Hugs Back - Work Day

Pete Astor - The Getting There


Plantman - Island Charm

Roedelius - Le jardin

Lightships - The Warmth Of The Sun


John Prine - Clay Pigeons

Martin Courtney - Corncob

Paul McCartney - Great Day


Robyn Hitchcock - My Wife and My Dead Wife

I Was A King - Food Wheels

Mountain Man - Animal Tracks


Yo La Tengo - I Heard You Looking

Fresh as Folk: Episode 1

Fresh as Folk: Episode 1

April 10, 2022

The songs:




Bonnie Dobson - Morning Dew

Archie Fisher - Mountain Rain

Dick Gaughan - The Yew Tree


Anne Briggs - Ride, Ride

Nic Jones - Flanders Shore

Bob Fox & Benny Graham - Farewell Johnny Miner


Hladowski & Joynes - Died For Love

The Diamond Family Archive - The Morning Singing O

Jackson C. Frank - My Name Is Carnival


The Yung’uns - Rolling Down The River

Shirley Collins & The Albion Country Band - Poor Murdered Woman

Martin Carthy - The Bedmaking


Jez Lowe - The Pitmen Poets

The Copper Family - Good Ale

Steve Tilston - Daylight Rising


MG Boulter - Clifftown 

The Imagined Village & Billy Bragg - England Half English Meets John Barleycorn

Boo Hewerdine - Bell, Book & Candle


Troubadour Rose - Find A Arrow

Lucy O’Driscoll - Cuckoo 

Gilmore & Roberts - Hunter Man


Wizz Jones - The Man With The Banjo

Nancy Wallace - The Chill of Winter Seas

Martha Tilston - Red

Derroll Adams - Ramblin’ Boy


Bridget St. John - Autumn Lullaby

Davy Graham - My Babe

Cara Dillon - P Stands For Paddy


Phil Burdett - Meteorite

John Wesley Harding - The Triumph of Trash

Jackie Leven - Poortoun

Fresh As… Episode 26

Fresh As… Episode 26

February 13, 2022

The songs: 

Johnny Cash - Personal Jesus

Bruce Springsteen - Nebraska

Norma Waterson - God Loves a Drunk


Dump - Morning Morning

M.G. Boulter - Davey’s Drugs

Paul Heaton - 10 Lessons In Love


Matt Keating - Candy Valentine

Tim Hardin - If I Were a Carpenter

Darren Hayman - I Taught You How To Dance


Chris Davison - Antidote To Rock and Roll

Pog - The Smell of Teatime

BMX Bandits - The Road of Love Is Paved with Banana Skins


Ducktails - Hamilton Road

Dean Wareham - As Much As It Was Worth

The Surfing Magazines - Sports Bar


The Courettes - The Boy I Love

The Detroit Cobras - He Did It

Compulsive Gamblers - Stop & Think It Over


Those Pretty Wrongs - Ain’t Nobody But Me

The Pink Stones - Blueberry Dream

John Bennett & Dan Turner - New Western Approaches


Jeffrey Lewis - You’re Invited

Reigning Sound - Lonely Ghost

The Bevis Frond - Everyone Rise


Pete Astor - Really Something

The Hillmisters - Baby I’m a Dinosaur

The Jazz Butcher - Time


Silver Jews - Suffering Jukebox

Vincent K - Never Feeling

Tumbledryer Babies - My Life, The Open Wound


Mogwai - Ritchie Sacramento

Teenage Fanclub - Same Place, Different Place
Yo La Tengo - I Heard You Looking

Fresh As… A Fab Sunday Morning

Fresh As… A Fab Sunday Morning

December 20, 2021

Join Tom Burgess for a very special Beatles request special.


The songs:


The Magical Mystery Tour



Baby’s In Black (For Simon Bromide)


I Wanna Be Your Man (For Daniel Senior)

What Goes On (For Chris Davison)

Getting Better (For Andi Schurer)


And Your Bird Can Sing (For Russ Cottee)

All You Need Is Love (For Ken Willingale)

Rainy Day Woman 12 & 35

George Harrison - Wah Wah (For Steve Taylor)


Ringo Starr - Photograph (at Concert For George) (For Jo Schurer)

Everybody’s Got Something To Hide Except For Me & My Monkey (For Kev Daintree)

Golden Slumbers/Carry That Weight (For Emmie Schurer)


Hold Me Tight

This Boy (For Cath O’Donaghue)

I Should’ve Known Better

I’ll Follow The Sun


For No One (For For George Monk)

She’s Leaving Home (For Liz Swanson)

Back In The USSR


John Lennon - #9 Dream (For Martin Cutmore)

You Know My Name (Look Up The Number) (For Daryl Easlea)

Paul McCartney - Seize The Day


Helter Skelter

While My Guitar Gently Weeps (For Sue Prior)

Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)

Old Brown Shoe

George Talks About a Solo Album

All Things Must Pass (Let It Be Rehearsals)

George Harrison - All Things Must Pass


Jessie’s Dream

Penny Lane

Being For The Benefit of Mr. Kite (abandoned)

It’s All Too Much

Strawberry Fields Forever


The Ballad of John & Yoko

I Will

(You’ve Got To) Hide Your Love Away


Don’t Let Me Down

The One After 909

Get Back


Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise)

Fresh As… With Emmie Schurer: Bonfires on the Heath

Fresh As… With Emmie Schurer: Bonfires on the Heath

November 8, 2021

Join Emmie Schurer for a smouldering end to the week. She'll be igniting some sonic flames into your ears! Expect country-noir, psych-folk, autumnal ambience and dazzling dream pop diffusions.

The songs:

The Clientele - Bonfires On The Heath

Rozi Plain - Inner Circle

Nina Simone - Keeper Of The Flame


Ultimate Painting - Out In The Cold

Galaxie 500 - Cold Night

Purple Mountains - Darkness and Cold


Case/Lang/Viers - Honey and Smoke

Richard Hawley - Ashes On The Fire

Marissa Nadler - Firecrackers


Frazey Ford - Firecracker

Neko Case - Maybe Sparrow

Laura J Martin - Fire Horse


First Aid Kit - Fireworks 

Elvis Costello - Indoor Fireworks

Pete Astor & The Holy Road - Guy Fawkes Night


Izzy Bizu - Trees and Fire

I Am Oak - On Trees and Birds and Fire

Jeffrey Lewis - The Singing Tree


Laura Marling - Wild Fire

The Lucky Strikes - The Beast Burnt Down

Boss Caine - Keep The Homefires Burning


Adrianne Lenker - Anything

Yo La Tengo - Ashes

Beach House - Myth


Siouxsie and the Banshees - Fireworks

Sonic Youth - Incinerate


Slowdive - Falling Ashes

Alvvays - Dreams Tonite


BMX Bandits - Fireworks

Fresh As… Episode 21: Soldier Initiates Tooth Extraction

Fresh As… Episode 21: Soldier Initiates Tooth Extraction

October 25, 2021

The songs:


The Jazz Butcher - Southern Mark Smith (Big Return)

Tom Paley - Sporting Life Blues

Mississippi John Hurt - Since I’ve Laid My Burden Down


Mance Lipscomb - ‘Bout a Spoonful

Peter Bruntnell - Black Window

Billy Bragg/Wilco - Way Over Yonder in the Minor Key


Paul Westerberg - Mr. Rabbit

Orange Juice - What Presence?!

Matthew Sweet - Sick of Myself


Frank Black - Headache

Invaders - No Soul

Son of Buff - Half Nelson

Michael Beach - Straight Spines


Courtney Barnett - Smile Real Nice

Parquet Courts - These Boots Are Made For Walking

Yo La Tengo - Mr. Tough


Derroll Adams - Freight Train Blues

Wizz Jones - The Man With a Banjo

My First Tooth - Sleet & Snow


M.G. Boulter - Clifftown

The Beautiful South - Don’t Stop Moving

Phil Burdett - They Watered My Whiskey Down


Jackie Leven - Call Mother a Lonely Field

Neil Young & Crazy Horse - The Days That Use To Be

Dave Dulake - Sad Little Number One


Big Thief - Certainty

Bedouine - One of These Days

Laura Marling - Strange Girl


Wilco - Summer Teeth

Pete Astor - My Right Hand

Real Estate - Days

Lightships - Sweetness In Her Spark


The Jazz Butcher - Just Like Betty Page

Fresh As…

Fresh As…

September 14, 2021

Tom has been terrible at uploading podcasts lately... 

The songs:

Martin Carthy - The Trees They Do Grow High

Courtney Barnett & Billy Bragg - Sunday Morning

Mountain Man - Around and Around


Kimberley Rew & Lee Cave-Berry - Kingdom of Love

Anton Barbeau - Cowbell Camembert

Robyn Hitchcock - The Cheese Alarm


Hiss Golden Messenger - Jenny of the Roses

Sufjan Stevens & Angelo De Augustine - Cimmerian Shade

Matt Berry - Take My Hand


Smog - Morality

Sam Forrest - Better Than Nothing

Telstar Ponies - Side Netting


The Clint Boon Experience - Do What You Do (Earworm Song)

Dump - Into Fall

Mogwai - With Portfolio


Squirrel Nut Zippers - Hell

The Pastels - Nothing To Be Done

Belle & Sebastian - The State That I Am In


Alessi’s Ark - Stray

Plantman - A Quieter Place

The Tumbledryer Babies - Pensioner’s Hands


The Lemonheads - If I Could Talk I’d Tell You

Eels - Last Stop: This Town

John Shuttleworth - Two Margarines


Kurt Vile - Runner Ups

Silver Apples - Oscillations

Peter Bruntnell - Little Lorelei


Wilco - If I Ever Was a Child

Television - Venus

Bob Collum & The Welfare Mothers - Little Johnny Shotgun


The Hillmisters - Stars

Tracey Thorn - Kentish Town

Teenage Fanclub - Endless Arcade

Teenage Fanclub - I’m More Inclined

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