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Iron Horse: Ep-1

Iron Horse: Ep-1

April 20, 2021

Welcome one and all to Iron Horse, with the oddity that is RJ Learmouth.
Bringing you the finest handpicked selection of everything progressive, heavy, melodic, and strange from the world of rock and metal.

This show aims to give you the full flavour of what to expect; featuring some international big-hitters like White Denim, Orbit Culture, and Caligula's Horse; and strolling through the local alleyways of the Essex and Hertfordshire underground scene with the likes of RUINA, Countless Skies, and Jackal's Backbone - and many many more.

Clothing optional.

Into The Music with Ian Pope #14 - December 2020

Into The Music with Ian Pope #14 - December 2020

December 7, 2020

Featuring music by singer-songwriters, mavericks, mystic poets and seers 

Leonard Cohen - Nevermind

Richard Thompson – Here Comes Geordie    
John Martyn – Patterns In The Rain     
Nick Drake – Things Behind The Sun      

Kevin Coyne – House On The Hill      
Roy Harper – Song of the Ages      
Peter Hammill – (No More) The Sub Mariner    

Robert Wyatt – United States of Amnesia     
Kevin Ayers - Unfairground      
Brian Eno – Here Come The Warm Jets     
David Sylvian & Robert Fripp – God’s Monkey    

Jackie Leven- Some Ancient Misty Morning     
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Jubilee Street     
The Cleaners From Venus – Sun Comes To The Wood    
Catherine Anne Davis & Bernard Butler – In Memory Of My Feelings 

Van Morrison – Heavy Connection     
Neil Young – Will to Love      
Bob Dylan – It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue    
PJ Harvey – To Bring You My Love       
Tom Waits - Blue Valentines      
Phil Burdett - New York City Call
Patti Smith - Jubilee       

Kate Bush - King Of The Mountain   
Kate Bush – December Will Be Magic Again

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Into The Music with Ian Pope #13 …. the Blues again …. November 2020

Into The Music with Ian Pope #13 …. the Blues again …. November 2020

November 9, 2020

On the show this evening Ian played tracks by legends of the scene plus some contemporary Blues acts including those from the Thames Delta. The playlist is:

Howlin' Wolf - Smokestack Lightnin'

Joanne Shaw Taylor - The Best Thing
Mojo Peachers - Tattooed Heart 
Bonnie Raitt - Thing Called Love
Beth Hart - Bad Woman Blues

Dr Feelgood - Going Back Home
Steve Hooker - Don't Look Behind You
Mickey Jupp - Standing at the Crossroads
Rosco Levee & The Southern Slide - Back To The Banks

Rory Gallagher - Don't Start Me Talking
Alexis Korner - To Whom It May Concern
Joe Cocker - She Came In Thru The Bathroom Window
Paul Rodgers - Born Under A Bad Sign
Jimmy Page - Blues Anthem (If I Cannot Have Your Love)

John Lee Hooker - The Healer
Muddy Waters  - I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man
Lightnin' Hopkins - Baby Please Don't Go
Bo Diddley - Gun Slinger

Marlena Shaw - Liberation Conversation
Fontella Bass - I Surrender
Mitty Collier - I Had A Talk With My Man Last Night
Maurice & Mac - You Left The Water Running

Tinariwen - Walla Illa
The Allman Brothers Band - Stormy Monday
Derek & The Dominos - Key To The Highway
The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Red House

Etta James - You Can't Talk To A Fool

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Fresh As… Episode 4: No, I Don’t Want To Talk About Jesus But Thanks.

Fresh As… Episode 4: No, I Don’t Want To Talk About Jesus But Thanks.

November 8, 2020

Interrupted by the doorbell mid-show but otherwise undeterred. 

The songs...


The New Lost City Ramblers - White House Blues

Darren Hayman - The Day Is Coming

Björk - Venus as a Boy

John & Beverley Martyn - Auntie Aviator

Lou Reed - Coney Island Baby

Edwyn Collins - It’s All About You

Credence Clearwater Revival - Born on the Bayou

Bob Collum & The Welfare Mothers - Murder In Arkansas

Brigitte Bardot - Saint Tropez

The Bats - Gone To Ground

Billy Bragg & Wilco - California Star

Cusack & The Mildsensations - Never Get To Heaven

Los Bitchos - The Link Is About To Die

Sebadoh - Ocean

Olden Yolk - Cotton & Cane

Norma Tanega - You're Dead

Eels - Railroad Man

Randy Newman - Suzanne

Silver Jews - Advice To The Graduate

White Denim - Street Joy

Brendan O’Hare - Bossanova

The Weather Prophets - Almost Prayed

Real Estate - Out of Tune

Bright Eyes & Phoebe Bridgers - Miracle of Life

Judee Sill - Crayon Angels

Shirley Collins & Davy Graham - Nottamun Town

Ewan Barr - You Left The Landing Light On

Neil Young - Powderfinger

Tuppenny Bunters - Frank

Ryuichi Sakamoto - Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence

Teenage Fanclub - Is This Music?

Fresh As… Episode 3

Fresh As… Episode 3

October 26, 2020

The songs:


Spencer Davis Group - Gimmie Some Lovin’

Haley Hendrickx - Drinking Song

Bonnie Dobson - Morning Dew

Emma Swift - The Soft Apocalypse

Plantman - Sad Eyes (demo version)

Jeffrey Lewis - The East River

Alessis’s Ark - The Good Song

Tumbledryer Babies - My Life, The Open Wound

Martha Tilston - Red

BMX Bandits - Down at the Hop

Daniel Johnston - Honey I Sure Miss You

Selector Dub Narcotic - Let’s Spend Some Time Together

Meat Puppets - Up on the Sun

John Moreland - You Don't Care For Me Enough To Cry

Right Away, Great Captain - Love, Come and Save Me

The Nerves - Hanging on the Telephone

Stella Donnelly - Tricks

Mountain Man - Through My Sails

Evan Dando - The Ballad of El Goodo

Luther Russell - Better off Dead

Alex Chilton - All of the Time

Stiv Cantarelli - A Farewell Letter

Motorpsycho - The All Is One

The Smashing Pumpkins - Luna

Baby In Vain - 2019

Yo La Tengo - Slow Learner

The Soft Boys - Queen of Eyes

Penguin Cafe Orchestra - Zopf: In A Sydney Motel (for about 20 seconds)

Belle & Sebastian - Dress Up In You

Spencer Davis Group - I’m a Man

Into The Music with Ian Pope #12 - October 2020

Into The Music with Ian Pope #12 - October 2020

October 12, 2020

On the show this evening Ian played a selection of tracks from various musical genres including a special tribute to John Lennon for his 80th birthday. The playlist is:-

Wynder K Frog - Sunshine Superman
Wynder K Frog - Blues For A Frog 

Patti Smith Group - Because The Night
Aimee Mann - 4th of July
Robyn Hitchcock & Andy Partridge - Planet England
The Waterboys - Stolen Child 

Townes Van Zandt - Our Mother The Mountain
Robert Plant & Alison Krauss - Please Read The Letter
Lyle Lovett - The Road To Ensenada
Elvis Costello & The Attractions - I'm Your Toy (live)

John Lennon - (Just Like) Starting Over
John Lennon - Mind Games
John Lennon - #9 Dream
The Beatles - Julia
The Beatles - The Ballad of John and Yoko

Jack Bruce - Theme from an Imaginary Western
Barclay James Harvest - Galadriel
Renaissance - Sounds Of The Sea
Yes - Perpetual Change

Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel - Sebastian
Goldfrapp - Clowns
Moloko - Statues
James - Vervaceous

Paul Simon - The Rhythm of the Saints

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Fresh As… Episode 2

Fresh As… Episode 2

October 11, 2020

The songs...

Sonny Terry & Brownie McGee - Beer Garden Blues

Wizz Jones & John Renbourn - Mountain Rain

Yo La Tengo - Blues Stay Away From Me

Tom Paley - Brown Ferry Blues

Haley Heyndrickx - Big Ol' Miyazaki Tears

Glenn Tilbrook - Genitalia of a Fool

Hefner - Hymn For The Cigarettes

Jetstream Pony - Self-Destruct Reality

Bob Collum & The Welfare Mothers - This Heart Will Self Destruct

Kimberley Rew & Lee Cave-Berry - Hey War Pig

The Bevis Frond - Debbie’s New Song For Drums

The Bevis Frond - Lights Are Changing

Andy Bell - Love Comes In Waves

Sonic Youth - Sugar Kane

Yo La Tengo - Sugar Cube

The Bats - Another Door

Melodie Group - Skin Dive

The Antlers - Bear

Pete Astor - Almost Falling In Love

Those Pretty Wrongs - Ain't Nobody But Me

GospelbeacH - In The Desert (Live at The Betsey Trotwood)

Bennett, Wilson, Poole - Soon Enough

Dump - I Can Hear Music

The New Mendicants - I Don't Want Control of You

Belle & Sebastian - Get Me Away From Here, I'm Dying

Boo Hewerdine - Bible Pages

Elliott Smith - I Don't Want Control of You

Hiss Golden Messenger - Jenny of the Roses

Jackie Leven - And You’ll Never Hear Surf Music Again

Fresh As…? Episode 1

Fresh As…? Episode 1

September 28, 2020

The songs:

Charlie Kunz - My Friend

Yung Wu - Powderfinger

Bert Jansch - Running From Home

Peter Bruntnell - Memory Hood

The Arlenes - Stuck On Love

Phil Burdett - Honeymind

The High Llamas - Checking In, Checking Out

Plantman - Island Charm

Darren Hayman - Break Up With Him

Graham Coxon - Walking All Day

The Rockingbirds - Older Guys

Big Star - The Ballad of El Goodo

BMX Bandits - Witchi Tai To

Japanese Breakfast - Road Head

Lightships - Two Lines

The Pastels - Check My Heart

Grant McLennan - Haven’t I Been a Fool?

Snowgoose - Hope

The Diamond Family Archive - The Morning Singing 'O

Les Saules Pleureurs - Are You Loathesome Tonight?

Mountain Man - Around and Around

Hand Habits - Flower Glass

Teenage Fanclub - Star Sign

Silver Jews - Advice To The Graduate

Yo La Tengo - You Can Have It All

Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks - Middle America

Robyn Hitchcock - Sayonara Judge

Peter Astor & The Holy Road - Almost Falling In Love

Dump - Slow Down

Nick Drake - Northern Sky

Into The Music with Ian Pope #11 - progressive rock down the decades

Into The Music with Ian Pope #11 - progressive rock down the decades

September 14, 2020

On the show this evening Ian played the following tracks from the progressive rock and post-rock genres:

Masal - Yekatit  check out

Camel - Remote Romance
Asia - Gravitas
Peter Hammill - Sitting Targets

Haken - Insomnia
Gizmodrome - Zombies In The Mall
King Crimson - Dinosaur 

Andy Jackson - The Boy in the Forest
Tears For Fears - Elemental
Lifesigns - Impossible
Big Big Train - Hedgerow

Anathema - Angels Walk Amongst Us
Radiohead - Street Spirit (Fade Out)
Steven Wilson - No Twilight Within The Courts of The Sun
Talk Talk - Eden  

Rosalie Cunningham - A Yarn from The Wheel

Genesis - Dodo/Lurker


Ella’s Guide to Vocaloid Part 1

Ella’s Guide to Vocaloid Part 1

September 13, 2020

Living ghost is alive by Utsu-P feat. Flower
Ghosts Play to the Audience by PinocchioP feat. Hatsune Miku
Breaking Things into Pieces by Kikuo feat. Hatsune Miku
Q by PowapowaP feat. Kagamine Rin 
An Idiot's Drug by Nashimoto-P feat. Hatsune Miku
Call Boy by syudou feat. Hatsune Miku
Reversi in White and Black by Shitoo feat. Hatsune Miku and flower
Eva by Hiiragi Kirai feat. Flower
Enko Girl by Nashimoto-P feat. Hatsune Miku 
In Iolite by GHOST ft. LUMi
Packet Hero by MARETU feat. Hatsune Miku
Villain by Teniwoha feat. flower
Jitterbug by Hachiya Nanashi feat. Hatsune Miku and MEIKO

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