Rathole Radio 78 – 15th May 2012

Posted on May 16, 2012

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A very special show this time as I present recordings from the Rathole Roadshow 2012 which took place on Friday May 11th @ LEAF, Liverpool. Hear live sets from Thom Morecroft, 20lb Sounds, P’Chenga and The Corinthians. I have to give a big thanks to Andrew Bates our recording engineer, Jon Hall our live engineer, Neil Morrin for his excellent video work and Adrian McEwen for the audience bot, Bubblino and keeping us in touch with the chat room.

The evening kicked off with the fabulous Thom Morecroft, accompanied by Elle on vocals and Chris on percussion. I apologise for not knowing their surnames and will endeavour to find out more. Enjoy Thom’s set.

Up next I took the stage with Gary on bass and Ross on drums as we played a 20lb Sounds live set. I broke a string in the 3rd song but pressed on. It’s one less to worry about right?

  • 16:42 – 20lb Sounds – Change – CC BY-SA Licensed
  • 20:20 – 20lb Sounds – Jimmy Carter – CC BY-SA Licensed
  • 25:19 – 20lb Sounds – Teardrop – CC BY-SA Licensed
  • 29:10 – 20lb Sounds – El Bubblino – CC BY-SA Licensed

Next we moved on to P’Chenga and their great live set. Jamie, Tony, Alan and Danny rocked the stage. Here’s a few tracks.

  • 33:12 – P’Chenga – One Time – License Unknown
  • 35:10 – P’Chenga – I Concur – License Unknown
  • 38:05 – P’Chenga – Reggae Rock – License Unknown
  • 41:25 – P’Chenga – The Wise Man And The Fool – License Unknown

Finally I was delighted to welcome one of my favourite artists in Liverpool right now, The Corinthians. Nicky Talent, Kyle The Unlikely, Little Dread and of course the main man Sonny on the beats. They tore the roof off with their very own brand of dub hop. Everyone was dancing. I don’t have all the track names here so please bear with me. Sorry.

A BIG thank you to all the artists who played on the night and everyone who watched and took part online or in the room. I had a great time, I hope you did too, and I hope that comes across in the recordings. I guess that’s it for another year. Phew!

I also want to direct you towards this hilarious review by friend Peter Cannon.

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Next Live Show: Sunday May 27th 2012 at 9:00pm UK time

Thanks for listening, I hope you enjoyed the show. Thanks also to everyone who turned up in our IRC channel at irc.freenode.net the channel name is #ratholeradio. I don’t expect much to happen there in the weeks between shows, but if people want to hang around and chat you’re more than welcome. Don’t forget you can access the channel from a web browser by going to webchat.freenode.net and entering #ratholeradio in the channel text box. Take care till next time folks.

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Music Sources and Licensing: A few of the tracks in this show are from the artists own personal websites and don’t contain licensing information. That’s why they are listed as unknown. The individual licenses are listed next to each track, where known. If there is no license listed you must assume all rights are reserved on that song.

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