RatholeRadio 82 – 8th July 2012

Posted on July 11, 2012

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Time for another slice of Rathole Radio. Broadcast live on Sunday July 8th 2012, this is episode 82 in the series. It features the usual mixture of eclectic music and a healthy dose of incoherent rambling from yours truly. I hope you enjoy it.

  • 00:00 – KursedPerfect meanCC BY-NC-SA Licensed – Another track from French rockers Kursed. I’ve played them before but not for a long time. I was reminded of them by CC Hits recently. Very cool sound.
  • 07:10 – Dan Bull – Death Of ACTA – CC BY Licensed – The ever popular protest rapper who attempted a Creative Commons assault on the UK top 40 not so long ago. This song was in a collection of his old stuff and it seemed appropriate this week.
  • 10:41 – Anna Dagmar – Satellite – License Unknown – Picked up from the always wonderful Bugcast with Dave & Caroline. I bought this from CD Baby and there’s a load of Anna’s albums on there to check out.
  • 21:44 – Alex Hulme – Sparks – License Unknown – Saw Alex live again in Liverpool this week and he really is excellent. Nice guy too, we had a chat after his gig at the Vizea Sounds opening party. He game me a CD of his new EP on Cityscape Records that he’d intended to post. Personal delivery, how nice.
  • 23:53 – Diablo Swing OrchestraHeroinesCC BY-NC-SA Licensed – Sweden’s finest operatic rockers at their best. Their style is hard to define, just the way I like things. I’ve played them many times on the show but so far not this song I don’t think.
  • 35:02 – Heifervescent – Let This Monkey GoCC BY-NC-ND Licensed – A new album has just been released and I’ve featured this artist many times before. Check it out, the album is excellent. There’s a 7 track taster on Jamendo and the full thing is available to buy.
  • 39:32 – Tenpenny JokePopcornCC BY-SA Licensed – Another track from Aussie rockers Tenpenny Joke. I’ve played them a load of times but they’re great. Not played this track so far either. Check out their album Ambush On All Sides on Jamendo. Nearly every track is a corker.
  • 46:01 – FelixjdLittle DreamsCC BY Licensed – Another track from this Italian dance-meister. I’m mixing my languages here, what’s Italian for master? Masterino! Either way. Enjoy the slap bass as I did. I think it may be sampled rather than played but either way, top stuff.
  • 51:47 – I Am Not Lefthanded – Spark – CC BY-NC-SA Licensed – Do I really need to tell you who these guys are by now? They’ve been on the show, they’ve played on the stage at a Rathole Roadshow. They’re great and you should get a copy of their new album from the website.
  • 61:48 – We Are FMGod Save The DJCC BY-NC-SA Licensed – Another track from these Dutch dance/rock dons. Hard to describe the sound of this. Definitely lots of electro in there but also punky elements and twist of industrial. From the album Season One.

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Next Live Show: Sunday July 22nd 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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