Harbour Bazaar with Steven Hastings : The Box Special - 07/01/2018

January 8, 2018

Looking forward and back on the Harbour Bazaar this month with our annual Box Special revisiting our themed shows of 2017 and playing our favorite tracks, treats from our live sessions and tracks we simply could not squeeze in but were too good to miss!

Plus a few throwbacks to our first ever Box and Box special from 2014 with a chance to listen again to our much loved co-host Mr Fintan Smith in full hilarious flow!

Joined in the studio by I.N.I's Station Master Al (Speedy recovery Owen!) plus classic album in the just released remaster of THE YARDBIRDS 1968 live plus tales of trekking in Nepal and new music from Nepalese songwriter Krishna Rai!

What we played:

Get Down With It - Little Richard
Heart Attack Man - Beastie Boys
No Fool - Jim Jones and The Righteous Mind
Funk 49 - Pere Ubu
Heart Full Of Soul - The Yardbirds
Route 66 - The Rolling Stones
The Girl I Left Behind Me - Galley Beggar
Halo - Hobo
Matter and Antimatter - Alien
Dazed and Confused - The Yardbirds
I Can't Wait No Longer - Cynthia Richards
Under Me Sensi - Barrington Levy
Your Last by Krishna Rai and Melina Rai
I'm A Man - Bo Diddley
Over Phantom - The Jon Maus Theme
Sheer Heart Attack - Queen
The Amazing Mr' Repeat - Sparks
Blue Train Nine - King Krule and Mount Kimbie

Special thanks to all of our guests in 2017 who were

Dean Amos from Sugar Ray's Vintage Recording Studio, Al Johnson, Mark James, Paul Scott, James & Dan from Lo Chief, Jay West, Amy Wilson & The Bohemians, Lee Martin and Sam McDonagh from Hobo, Julian Marszalek, Mark Brown, Ieva Brown, Steve Morris from Molefest, Vince Manning, Dave Dulake, Jay 'Fingers' Fortis, Galley Beggar, John Morley, Big Micky Sefton, Robert Dunne, Curly Dan Newman, Alex Milne and, of course, Producer George Crockford, Owen Hill and Mr Fintan Smith


For more music by Krishna Rai please follow Numa Creation Entertainment Krishna Rai at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGMq0WgcYjQ9xRmtql-vQTg/videos

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Indie Night In - Southend Scene 2018 - 3/1/2018

January 3, 2018

Southend Scene 2018

Doojip - Would I Lie To You Master
Angel and the Melodyhorns - Bones

LANDR - Paint Chipped Sky
Ghost Music - Strange Love
Dark Globes - Do What You Want

Spatial Awareness Feat. Luke Branch - Ruvok (Spatial Awareness Disco Alteration)
Alien - Matter and Antimatter
Athena Poster - David Burke - Rio

Courier - Isnaj Dui - Loop 3
Mini CD series to continue:
Hybernation - Belongings (released in Jan)
Viridian (James Green from Otherwires) - Juno (Feb)
Bowditch - Alchemy4 (March)
plus Eumig and Gagarin in spring

Figurehead - High Low Tide
Lost Harbours - Black is the colour
Dead Circuits - Circuit 2

1st half of next year, we have releases from Akane Hosaka, an electronic musician from Japan, with her Loop Music, 10 tracks of experimental, cute and discordant goodness this is the last track from the album

EP of omnichord tracks by Tumbledryer Babies in the works, probably to be released as a download and flioppy.

Split release called "Music for Cupboards by The Caring Babies and Pancake Promises on 3" CDr

Tumbledryer Babies - Daniel Johnston Please Don't Die
Akane Hosaka - Loopmusic - It was a nice day today

Southend Records
The Plan - Dust
Mr.Yolk - Everything is Blue and Orange

Love And Rockets - Mirror People

Moon Duo - New Dawn
Ill Considered - Dawn lit metropolis
Aldous Harding - Imagining My Man
Clark - Peak Magnetic

Three from @Damnably Records :

@SaySueMe - “Good For Some Reason” 02:49
New 7” out on @Damnably split A side with @otobokebeaver who they will be accompanying on a flying tour of the UK in April. The bill will also bring indie night favourites @leggyband back to the UK.

@leggyband (Leggy) - “Chardonnay Summer” - 02:53
Originally from their 2014 debut EP “Cavity Castle” - now remastered in November 2017 as part of their debut album on @damnably

@didicolumbus (Didi) - Stampede” 02:56
New on @damnably Records, and like their label mates @leggyband also from Ohio.

@kinggizzardband (King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard) - “Beginners Luck” 04:25
Opener from new album “Gumboot Soup” released New Year’s Eve.

@ModRebels (Moderate Rebels) - “God Sent Us” 04:10
From the fantastic album “The Sound of Security” released back in December 2017. Had some recent BBCR6 play.p

@HuskyLoops - “Tempo” 02:46
Originally released on their debut EP in January 2017 now included on a new @ilovealcopop (Alcopop! Records) label compilation “When Life Gives You Lemons” released last week which gives me an excuse to play it :-)

Junkshop Jukebox Ep 35 (02/01/2018)

January 2, 2018

Junkshop Jukebox #35: January 2 2018 Playlist
1. One More Night – Can                                                                                                                                                                                                 

2. Wicked Tumbling (version) – Glen Brown & King Tubby

3. Haïtian Divorce – Steely Dan

4. The Fat Man – Fats Domino

5. We Wanna Boogie – Sonny Burgess

6. Nothing’s Too Good for My Baby – Louis Prima & Keely Smith, with Sam Butera & the Witnesses

7. The Cat – Jimmy Smith, arr. Lalo Schifrin

8. Johnny One Note – Chris Connor

9. Are You Ready – Dixie Hummingbirds

10. Wichita Lineman – Glen Campbell

11. Miles Ahead – Miles Davis, arr. Gil Evans

12. Fleance – Third Ear Band

13. Moonlight Mile – Rolling Stones

14. Kurzwellen (4-5-68 Radio Bremen - excerpt) – Karlheinz Stockhausen, Fritsch/Kontarsky/Alings/Gehlhaar/Boj/Stockhausen

15. Turn on the News – Hüsker Dü

16. Indian War Whoop – Holy Modal Rounders

17. The Back Door – Badeaux & Louisiana Aces

18. I Truly Understand – New Lost City Ramblers

19. Love on a Mountain Top – Robert Knight

20. That’s what Love is Made of – The Miracles

21. Moanin’ – Lambert, Hendricks & Ross

22. Timeless – John Abercrombie

23. The War Drags On – Mick Softley

24. Crazy Love Vol.II – Paul Simon

25. Conscious Man – Michael Prophet

26. Mama Too Tight – Archie Shepp

27. New Year’s Eve – Tom Waits

28. My Dear Acquaintance (A Happy New Year) – Peggy Lee
Outro: Pogles Walk – Vernon Elliott Ensemble

Culture as a Dare Last Dregs of 2017

December 28, 2017

A strange combo of world sounds, hauntology, electro, noise, Christmas pop and local improv. Tracklisting may not be spot on. 


2nnt - Murky Anthem

Anne Muller - Silbersee

KA Laity - Down to Bridgit's well 

Steven Ball - Dead Man's Eyes

Nick Keupfer - Tierra Santa Con Montana Rusa

Jess Morgan - Christmas Eve

Mbuti Pygmies of the Ituri Rainforest - Slit Gong Signalling

Alien - Perimeter: The Path Along the Edge of Everything (extract)

Smother - Battle Lines

The Doomed Bird of Paradise - The Blood Dimmed Tide is Loosed

Andrew Huang Featuring Dusty Lima - You Make Winter Warm

Takeshi and the Kid - Austrian Christmas

Deathcrush feat Harald Maele - Merry Christmas, Baby

Arrington de Dionyso and Nusch Werchowska - Four

Mbuti Pygmies of the Ituri Rainforest - Nkumbi Initiation Dance

IGLOOGHOST - Peanut Choker

Cryovolcano - Trash Galactic

Hallo Dawe - Track 1

Aneka Digital Safari - Primative Anal Pleasure

Philippe Petit - Ant's Cavalcade

Static Noise Bird - Pinecarver

Estuary Improvisers Workshop at the Fishermen's Chapel - Jingle Bells

Niagara Balls (feat Matt Moskal) - Don't be a Dick at Christmas

Sealionwoman - Alleluia (live at Ronnie's bar)

Ghana Special - Yanagiria Kayo

? - Love Supreme




Podrophenia - Christmas Party 2017

December 21, 2017

Tonight Mondo and Piley played songs for the festive season. The remarkable young talents BaVard and Caitlin King performed live in the studio.

Indie Night In - 20/12/2017

December 20, 2017

Singles of the year
1 - Yaeji - Raingurl
2 - Four Tet - SW9 9SL
3 - The Breeders ‎– Wait In The Car

Albums of the Year
1 - Liars - TFCF - No Tree No Branch
2 - John Maus ‎– Screen Memories - Teenage Witch
3 - Richard Dawson - Peasant - Ogre
4 - Protomartyr - Relatives in Descent - Windsor Hum
5 - Thurston Moore ‎– Rock N Roll Consciousness - Cusp

Other Great Stuff
Pere Ubu - Funk 49
OCS - Memory Of A Cut Off Head - Memory of a Cut Off Head
Sylvan Esso - What Now - Twist Jump Kick
LCD Soundsystem - American Dream - Other Voiced
Damaged Bug - Bunker Funk - Bog Dash
Moon Duo - Creepin’
Bloxx - Coke
Chain & the Gang - Experimental Music - Experimental Music
Juana Molina - Halo - Sin Dones
Sun Araw - The Saddle of the Increate - A Chute

Things we loved this year
Jeffrey Lewis - Cult Boyfriend

In the Crypt
JAMC - Never Understand 1985


My album of the year: Dear Reader - "Day Fever" - Track from it: "Mean Well"
Close 2nd: - Ulrika Spacek - "Modern English Decoration" - Track from it: "Silvertonic"
Special mention to: - Sylvan Esso - "What Now" - Track from it: "Die Young"

My single of the year: Fews - "Metal"
Close 2nd: Farai - "Inhale Exhale"
Special mention to: Patience - "White of an Eye"
Guess the missing link tracks:

The Box Of Delights - EP43 - 19/12/2017

December 19, 2017

Crockford, Lancaster and Larke. Oh What A Night...

Eight Days (Of Hanukkah) - Sharon Jones and The Dap Kings
Seasons - Future Islands (BadBadNotGoog Remix)
Who Took The Merry Out Of Christmas - The Staples Singers
Wanted, Lover No Experience Necessary - Laura Lee
Sophisticated Lady - Natalie Cole
It's Not Enough - Radio Citizen
You've Got To Have Freedom - Boogaloo
Spill The Wine - Eric Burdon and War
Ballero - War
Carolina Carol Bella - Jorge Ben and Toquinho
Rocksteady Bugalu - Bugalu Foundation
Skylarking - Horace Andy
Butchers Bride - Calibro 35
Shake Your Money Maker - JB's & Bobby Byrd
Ansumana - Susso
Little Drummer Boy - Lou Rawls
Image - Brian Bennett
California Soul - The Fifth Dimension
The Theme From Skidoo - The Bobby Hughes Experience
Taxman - Junior Parker
What A Man - Salt n Pepper and En Vogue
We're Back - DJ Format and Abdominal
Swan Lake - Blackalicious
The Beat Goes On - Live - Buddy Rich
Theme From French Connection - Don Ellis
The Fly - Maynard Ferguson
Get Carter (Heavy Drum Mix) - Roy Budd

Otherwires 39 Review of 2017

December 18, 2017

Otherwires returns to it's glorious full form, now with added vinyl playing capability! Tonight we blast through 2017 playing the absolutely hottest cuts. Feat. Mogwai, Tom Rogerson, Binker and Moses, Ill Considered, Four Tet, Vessels, Physics House Band and many more. Our album of the year comes from Jeff Parker with his solo album Slight Freedom. It's incredible, you must own it.


Phantom Brickworks II - Bibio

The Gabbard - Tom Rogerson and Brian Eno

To All It - Bing and Ruth

In The World But Not Of The World - Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith

Heavy Moss - Tatran

40 Point - Vels Trio

Dawn Lit Metropolis - Ill Considered

Ride Ahead and Light The Way For Me - Brokeback

All This I Do For Glory - Colin Stetson

Bound And Boundless - Do Make Say Think

Uh Uh - Thundercat

Echoes From The Other Side of The Mountain

SW9 9SL - Four Tet

Doomed - Moses Sumney

Position - Vessels

The Astral Wave / Mobius Strip II - The Physics House Band

Don't Believe The Fife - Mogwai

Mainz & Lush Life - Jeff Parker (Album of The Year) 

Take 127 - Film Show - The End of year Review

December 17, 2017

Tonight Mark, Dan, Kirk and Ian discussed the best films released or revisited during 2017.

Sea Shanties - Xmas Party- 13/12/2017

December 13, 2017

"Does Anyone Want A Mince Pie?"

Porque Te Vas (Alkalino rework) - Jeanette
Je N'ai Pas Voulu Croire - Johnny Halliday
Au Pays Des Aveugles - Johnny Hallyday
Close To The Spirit - Eric Boss
The Amazing Mr. Repeat - Sparks (SH)

1st Quiz

Road Soda Reggae - Indian Agent (GP)
Rockabye- Clean Bandit (TS)

BELL END of cheesy pop numbers from 2017

Push On - The Allergies
Ansumana - Susso (GG)

2nd Quiz

Come One Christmas, Christmas Come On - Ringo Starr (GP)

Sh*tty Santa

If You're Looking For A Way Out - Odyssey