Podcast & Playlist 22/11/13 with The Late David Turpin in studio


Kurt Vile – Never Run Away (String synth)

Cate Le Bon – No Good

Blood Orange – Clipped On

The Notwist – Close To The Glass

The Late David Turpin – Fur

Interview with The Late David Turpin

The Late David Turpin – Like Bird & Beast

Julia Holter – In The Green Wild

The Amazing Snakeheads – Flatlining

Tandem Felix – How Strange The Weather

Bowerbirds – Seven Wonders

White Denim – Corsicana Lemonade


Friday Freebie – The Late David Turpin

We were so happy to have The Late David Turpin join us in studio today to talk about his recently released extraordinary album We Belong Dead. An esoteric concept record with a pop sensibility it tells the story of love in a time where humans are extinct and animals prevail. Sonically soft and warm it takes musical cues from 80’s electro but the voice and beautifully layered vocals are the albums centerpiece. Ahead of his Dublin gig tomorrow Saturday 23rd at The Workmans Club, The Late David Turpin has offered album cut Like Bird And Beast as our Friday Freebie. It features the vocals of Cathy Davey and is available to download below.

Friday Freebie – Replete


Fresh from having woed new fans at Hard Working Class Hereos, me included, Kilkenny man Peter Lawlor aka Replete has just released a new cut into the world. Never This Way really impresses in its late night kicked back vibe and suggests further great things for the future. We are delighted to offer it as this weeks Friday Freebie. Download Never This Way below.

Podcast & Playlist 13/09/13 with Hidden Highways Live In Studio

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Holy Ghost – Dance A Little Closer

Man Man – End Boss

Mark Lanegan – She’s Gone

Chelsea Wolfe – We Hit A Wall

Hidden Highways – The World Began WIth A Waltz

Hidden Highways – In studio interview

Hidden Highways – Old Hearts Reborn – Live  (at 26 mins on playback)

Julia Holter – Horns Surrounding Me

King Krule – Neptune Estate

Fuzz – What’s In My Head

Forest Swords – An Hour

Prefab Sprout – The Best Jewel Thief In The World

Blouse – No Shelter

Ezra Furman – Tell Em All To Go To Hell

Podcast & Playlist 31/08/13

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Sebadoh – State Of Mind

Polica – Chain My Name

Belle & Sebastian – Your Cover Is Blown (Meow Meow Remix)

Letherette – After Dawn (Bibio Remix)

Cass McCombs – There Can Only Be One

Cate Le Bon – I Think I Knew

Helado Negro – Las Preguntas

Me & My Dog – I Get By

The Crytearions – A New College Suburbia

Neil Halsted – Spin The Bottle (Alt Version)

George Vert – Interrupteur Jones

Mano La Tough – Being Yourself

The Hot Sprockets – Comin’ On

Podcast & Playlist 09/08/13

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His Clancyness – Zenith Diamond

Booker T – Sound The Alarm

Grant Hart – For Those Too High Aspiring

Melt Yerself Down – Camel

Golden Suits – Swimming in 99

Gold Panda – Community (Fort Romeau Remix)

Grumbling Fur – The Ballad Of Roy Batty

White Collar Boy – SUUU

Gauntlet Hair – Simple

Solomon Grey – Gen V

Midlake – Antiphon

R.S.A.G. – Broken State

Friday Freebie – Glass Gang

Endearingly dark and creepy, comprising various elements of shoegaze and electro, the music of Glass Gang has been released, track by track on their Tumblr over the last few weeks. They have also taken to revealing a little more of themselves with each new tune. So far we know that they are three dudes based in Brooklyn, who like boots and wearing mostly black.

The Fall is this weeks Friday Freebie and is the third single Glass Gang have made available for free. You can grab it from the Soundcloud player.


Podcast and Playlist – 28/06/2013


Kate Boy – The Way We Are

John Hopkins – Breathe This Air

John Vanderslice – How The West Was Won

Mavis Staples – I like The Things About Me

Waxahatchee – Cerulean Salt

Friday Freebie – Biggles Flys Again

Tunng – Bloodlines

Blondes – Swisher

Deap Vally – Walk Of Shame

Fair Ohs – Green Apple Milk

Thundercat – Tenfold

Morrissey – Everyday Is Like Sunday

Friday Freebie: The Mantles

San Francisco band The Mantles are set to release their sophmore album “Long Enough To Leave” next week on Slumberland Records (home to Big Troubles, Dum Dum Girls and Veronica Falls). Akin to their label mates, they were their influences bluntly on their sleeves. While Big troubles and Dum Dum Girls are part of the 90s revival crew, The Mantles are firmly in the psychedelic garage pop crew with very obvious nods to New Zealand’s Flying Nun record label and bands such as Love and The Bats.

To get you geared up for the release, this week you can download their blissed out, summery anthem “Hello”. You can download it for free from the soundcloud player below.

Friday Freebie 29/03/13: Kurt Vile


The day before his hometown of Philadelphia honour their sonorous son with a parade we are delighted to share a new Kurt Vile track as our Friday Freebie.

Having wooed a whole new fan base with Smoke Ring For My Halo two years ago, he is set to release his second album for Matador Records on April 9th. Walkin On A Pretty Daze will be his fifth full length record and Never Run Away is the second track to get a public airing and is available to download for free right here. It’s the most immediate track he has released to date, instantly accessible but without a hint of dilution.

All bodes very well for the album and of course his Irish date this summer at Body & Soul Festival in June.