The Dunce Confederacy with Brendan O’Hare

February 6, 2017

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

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

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
Tom and Micky Bum Mud and Nose Haemorrhage 


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

The Dunce Confederacy 19/09/2016

September 19, 2016

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) 

The Dunce Confederacy 22 August 2016

August 22, 2016

Tom and Micky were joined in the studio by Roy Thirlwell from Goldsoundz:

It Could Have Been A Brilliant Career - Belle And Sebastian (Tom)
Three Packs A day - Courtney Barnett (Tom)
Tell Me What To do - The Tumbledryer Babies (Tom)

Stupideoccupations - Vic Chestnutt (Micky)
The Song With No Name - Shane MacGowan and the Popes (Micky)
Sweetly Undone - Sam Baker (Micky)

Apologies For An Accident - American Music Club (Tom) 
A Day In The Life - The Fall (Tom)
25 Reasons - Peter Bruntnell (Tom)

It's All Over Now Baby Blue - Them (Roy)
John Reilly - The Birds (Roy) 
New Gods - Withered Hand (Roy) 

Watch The Sunrise - Big Star (Micky)
Like A Wheel - The Hillmisters (Micky)
Willie O'Winsbury - Annie Briggs (Micky)

One Long Pair Of Eyes - Robyn Hitchcock 'N The Egyptians (Tom)
The Man Who Wanted It All - The Sorry Kisses (Tom)
Dreamy - Holydrug Couple (Tom) 

High Germany - Martin Carthy (Micky) 
Heaven Is A Truck - Pavement (Micky)
Cowboy Boots - Howe Gelb (Micky)

Shangri-La - The Rutles (Roy)
Bill Drummond Said - Julian Cope (Roy)
Thoughtless Kind - John Cale (Roy) 

Get Out Of My Life - Bert Jansch (Tom)
Jim O'Windygates - Jackie Leven (Tom) 
Scowling Crackhead Ian - Jeffrey Lewis (Tom) 

The Dunce Confederacy - 25/07/2016

July 25, 2016
Shaker - Yo La Tengo (Tom)
Shut Eye - Stealing Sheep (Tom)
Psychedelic Mynde of Moses - Anton Barbeau (Tom)

Rocket USA - Suicide (Micky)
Kebab Shop Fodder - The Ends (Micky)
360 Degrees - The Widmills (Micky)

Gigolo Aunt - Syd Barrett (Peel Session) (Tom)
Junk Girls With Wet Hair - Virgo Intacta (Tom)
Martha's View - Baby In Vain (Tom)

Gold Ring - MG Boulter (Micky)
Bobby - Youth Lagoon (Micky)
I Wait Around - The Clean (Micky)

Baby I'm Going Away - The Holydrug Couple (Tom)
Who Loves The Way - Beatglider (Tom)
Syria - Sam Forrest (Tom)

Alway On Your Mind - Rocket Ship TV (Micky)
Blue Boy - Orange Juice (Micky)
Blind Fiddler - Eric Anderson (Micky) 

Stuck Inside Of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again - Promised Land Sound (Tom)
Son Of Sam (Acoustic Version) - Elliott Smith (Tom)
Honey Dew - Plantman (Tom) 

A House Is Not A Hotel - Love (Micky) 
Doctor's In My Bed - Yuck (Micky) 
Lady Came From Baltimore - Tim Hardin (Micky) 

This Is How It Feels - Inspiral Carpets (Tom)
Dream Date - Salad Boys (Tom)
Radio - Teenage Fanclub (Tom)

1000 Dollar Wedding - Gram Parsons (Micky) 
Country Song - Matt Battle (Micky) 
Talking Vietnam Potluck Blues - Tom Paxton (Micky) 

The Dunce Confederacy 5th May 2016

May 2, 2016

Elvis Costello - Red Shoes
Peter Bruntnell - Camelot In Smithereens
Courtney  Barnett - Three Packs A Day


Woody Guthrie - Dirty Overalls
Richmond Fontaine - Night in The City
George Jones - Play It Cool


Thee Oh Sees - Ghost in The Trees
Baby In Vain - Corny #1
Parquet Courts - Stoned and Starving


The Windmills - Bad Luck Charm
Itchy Teeth - Going Up To Mars
M.G. Boulter - Night Water


Cat Stevens - Trouble
Elliott Smith - Miss Misery (demo)
Bob Dylan - The Man In Me


Torrey Pines - Your Heart Breaks
Bert Jansch   - Oh My Babe
New Order - DreaMs Never End


Yo La Tengo - Stockholm Syndrome
Jeffrey Lewis - Scowling Crackhead Ian
Salad Boys - Daytime Television


Woody Guthrie - All You Fascists Bound To Lose.
Tom Waits - Looking For The Heart Satrurday Night
DJ Shadow - Six Days


Bert Jansch/Loren Auerbach - Snowflakes
Lost In The Trees - Song For The Painter
Mountain Man - Animal Tracks


Gram Parsons - The Return Of The Grevious Angel 
Promised Land Soundm - Oppression 
Michael Chapman - Hobo's Lament

The Dunce Confederacy - 04/04/2016

April 4, 2016
Peter Case - Put Down The Gun
The Rockingbirds - Jonathan, Jonathan
Grand Drive - True Love and Adventure

Richmond Fontaine - Wake Up Ray
Further - Over and Out
Violent Femmes - Add It Up

Wizz Jones - Spoonful
Bert Jansch - Strolling Down The Highway
Big Bill Broonzy, Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee - Keys To The Highway

Karen Beth - Joys of Life
Wild Man Ficher - Merry go Round
Anne Briggs - Polly Vaughn
Doug Sahn - Anybody going to San Antoine
Richard Hawley - Down in the woods

Jackie Leven - Stranger On The Square
Tom Waits - The Piano Has Been Drinking
Jeffrey Lewis - East River Song

R Stevie Moore - Picture
Spaceman 3 - Ode to Street Hassle
The Abigails - Medication

Phil Burdett - Undertown
Mark Eitzel - Oh Mercy
Darren Hayman - Dagenham Ford

Promised Land Sound - Oppression
Hebronix - Unreal
Sun Ra Arkestra - The World of Africa

Bob Dylan - Man In Me

The Dunce Confederacy - 07/03/2016

March 7, 2016
Parquet Courts - Stoned and Starving
Thee Headcoats - Smile Now
Pink Mountaintops - Plastic Man, You Are The Devil

Jeffrey Lewis & Los Bolts - Thunderstorm
Goat - Hide From The Sun
Devandra Banhart - This Is The Way

Deer Tick - Spend The Night
Danny & The Champions of the World - Every Beat of My Heart
John Power - Jumpin' Bean

Velvet Morning - Telephone
M.G. Boulter - Sean or Patrick
Art Gruppe - Naked Winter Trees

Elliott Smith - All Cleaned Out
Cusack - Thirteen
Roddy Frame - Small World

Suicide - Rocket USA
Elvis Costello - Stranger In The House
R. Stevie Moore - Old

Beck - Missing
Yo La Tengo - Ohm

Orange Juice - Blue Boy
Promised Land Sound - She Takes Me There
The Smiths - Cemetry Gates

The Lemonheads - It's A Shame About Ray
Courtney Barnett - Three Packs A Day
Silver Jews - Random Rules

Yuck - The Wall
The Byrds - Fido
Davy Graham & Judy Collins - Nottamun Town