Sep 212014
The Pope didn't request a song for this show. But he probably would have liked to.

The Pope didn’t request a song for this show. But he probably would have liked to.

A listeners’ request show this week. Thanks to everyone who posted on Facebook – it was huge fun to make this one, and I’ve found some great new music myself in the process!

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 Posted by at 6:37 pm
Sep 062014

As well as the usual raft of new releases – including some killer tunes from Tin Spirits, Multifuse and The Dowling Poole – in this show I’m featuring some fab tunes, both old and new, with a big Canterbury Scene/jazz/outre sort of vibe.

1Matching MoleO Caroline05:06Matching Mole1972
2The TangentThe Canterbury Sequence08:06The Music That Died Alone2003
3Hatfield And The NorthThe Stubbs Effect/Big Jobs (Poo Poo Extract)/Going Up To People And Tinkliing/Calyx/Son Of 'There's No Place Like Homerton'/Aigrette/Rifferama20:55Hatfield And The North1974
4Tin SpiritsLittle Eyes08:26Scorch2014
5Rumour CubesDo Not Go Gently05:54Appearances of Collections2014
6MultifuseI Feel the Rain08:22Harmony of Opposites2014
7The TangentLost in London08:08A Place in the Queue2006
8Picchio Dal PozzoIl Presidente09:36Camere Zimmer Rooms2001
9Robert WyattWas A Friend06:11Shleep1997
10Emmett ElvinBeyond Astronomy's Reach05:35Bloody Marvels2014
11Chrome HoofUltimate Sealed Unit05:46Chrome Black Gold2013
12GuapoTremors From The Future11:16History Of The Visitation2013
13Soft MachineMoon In June19:06Third1970
14Seven ImpaleEschaton Horo08:30City of the Sun2014
15The Dowling PoolePaper, Scissors, Stone04:03Bleak Strategies2014
16GreenwallNon c'e' Mai Tempo Per Niente07:55Zappa Zippa Zuppa Zeppa2014
17The TangentLost In London 25 Years Later07:33Not As Good As The Book2008
18KhanDriving To Amsterdam09:23Space Shanty1972
19jhFort Dunlop06:44Wanderlust2011
20National HealthTenemos Roads14:34National Health1978
21BrufordEither End Of August05:24Feels Good To Me1978
22U.K.In The Dead Of Night07:30Shadows From The Sun1978
23Henry FoolMen Singing06:43Men Singing2013
24Regal WormApple Witch04:05Use And Ornament2013
25Amoeba Split Turbulent Matrix10:47Dance Of The Goodbyes2010
26ArgosCruel Symmetry20:43Cruel Symmetry2012
 Posted by at 3:52 pm
Jun 082014


The relentless march through my favourite 200 British and European progressive rock albums of the 21st century continues, this time focused entirely on music released in 2009. An epic year for the music, but quite honestly it would have been a standout just for one release, Big Big Train’s landmark album, The Underfall Yard.

Anyway, get on with it, Wilf.

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 Posted by at 11:22 am
May 182014


So…the second part of the ‘Two Hundred’ six-parter – no cake (well, not until tea-time) and no Spoffo, but the quality of the music is undiminished! We’re really getting into the ‘TEP Years’, as I’ve just decided they’re called, with albums that provided the mainstay of the first year or so of the show’s history.

Back next time with Part 3, when we’re really getting into the swing of things…

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 Posted by at 4:52 pm