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Monday, 26 September 2011

Show 3

The Golden Troubadours

Adam Clarkson and Rob Rosa from Captain Dangerous

The third show for Trent Sound, and still going well. I managed one microphone fuck up tonight, towards the end of the show but apart from that it went swimmingly with two excellent live sets.

The Felice Brothers 'River Jordan'
REM 'The One I Love'
Nirvana 'Smells Like Teen Spirit'
'Come As You Are'
Captain Dangerous 'Everything Beautiful Reminds Me Of You'
'Executing Elliot' (performed live, watch the video here)
'Forgive Us We're British'
Tom Moriarty 'Life's A Mystery'
Skin The Pig 'Shadows Of Broken Wings'
Jake Morley 'Freddie Laid The Smackdown'
Story Is Over 'Benchmark For Action'
'Finding The Way Home'
Captain Sensible 'Damned On 45'
The Golden Troubadours 'Sunshine Eyes'
'Silent Revolution' (performed live, watch it here)
'You Made It So' (performed live, watch it here)
October Sky 'The World In Stereo'
The Amber Herd 'Magnolia'
Wolfcrusher 'Skeletoniser'
Hadfis Huld 'Pop Music'

Monday, 19 September 2011

Show 2

Co-host for the evening, Dick Venom (or Dick's manager Frankie Hymen)

Jack Kansas, lead singer with Damn Vandals

Laurel and Hardy 'The Trail Of The Lonesome Pine'
The Clash 'I Fought The Law'
Splodgeanessabounds 'Two Pints Of Lager And A Packet Of Crisps'
The Stooges 'I Wanna Be Your Dog'
Illuminatus 'Clarify'
Dick Venom And The Terrortones 'Sticky Pants Trance'

Damn Vandals 'Can't Go Dancing When You're Gone'

Jack Kansas, lead singer of Damn Vandals live in session with the following four tracks:
Napoleon And Josephine
Union Jack Boxes
Daddy Smokes A Cigarette
Bright Lights

(all the above available to watch here)

The Cult Of Dom Keller 'Worlds'
Captain Dangerous 'Forgive Us We're British'
The Lancashire Hotpots 'You Could Get Hit By A Bus Tomorrow'
Dubweiser 'A Ton On U Boombox'
Dick Venom And The Terrortones 'Cadillac Twist'
Circus Envy 'A New Dawn'
The Fall 'I'm A Mummy'
White Stripes 'Fell In Love'
The Sandells 'Batman'
The Cramps 'I Wanna Get In Your Pants'
The Stooges 'Penetration'
Joy Division 'Decades'
Dick Venom And The Terrortones 'RockinRollin Vampire Man'
'Lily And The Killers'
Mick Farnes And The Deviants 'Let's Loot The Supermarket'
John Cooper Clarke 'Evidently Chickentown'

Monday, 12 September 2011

The Comeback: Show 1

Circus Envy, first live band for the new show

Stanley Holloway 'Alt, Who Goes Theer'
Max Wall 'England's Glory' (The first two tunes no doubt showing how down with the kids I am. The more observant listener will remember that 'England's Glory' was the first song I played on Sherwood Radio. Keep a note of that for future pub quiz victory).
The Selector 'On My Radio'
Sham 69 'If The Kids Are United'

Circus Envy 'The Burning Sky'
'Last Cigarette'*
'Snakes And Ladders'
'Three Score And Ten'*
'Say Something'

Captain Dangerous 'Everything Beautiful Reminds Me Of You'
The Skids 'Into The Valley'
Bad Manners 'Lip Up Fatty'
Yunioshi 'Thunderbird'
Barnum Meserve 'If You Had A Heart It Would Be Made Of Glass' and 'Autumn Park'
Damn Vandals 'Can't Go Dancing When You're Gone'
Dick Venom And The Terrortones 'Terrortone Pheromone'
Long Dead Signal 'Nostalgia' and 'Fight Or Flight'
Yunioshi 'CTRL'
New Town Kings 'Stringalong'
Half Man Half Biscuit 'Joy Division Oven Gloves'
Swimming 'Neutron Wireless Crystal'

Theme from Grange Hill (outro)

*Performed live in session, see the videos here

Chris Underwood, my co-pilot for the evening

Glad it's over!