January 2016 | [edit] radio


Twerps – I Don’t Mind

This sleepy slice of Slacker-Indie feels like the shrugged answer to a bunch of humdrum questions; what shall we have for dinner tonight? Where are we going for drinks on Friday? What do you want for your Birthday? It’s a melodic abdication of responsibility, a decision to make no decision. Against the backdrop of our…


Foals – What Went Down

They threw me a party, there was no one around I find Foals an incredibly frustrating band. Since their formation in 2005 they’ve released some of the most ambitious-yet-catchy indie tracks to have come out of the UK. Songs like Red Sock Pugie, Spanish Sahara, Inhaler, My Number and What Went Down are all definitive proof that Yannis Philippakis has a knack…


[edit] radio podcast 316: Featuring OhBoy!, Nzca Lines and Cairobi

In his last regular podcast for [edit] radio, BBC bound Andrew Backhouse talks through his favourite new music releases from the last two months. Artist “Track” [Album] OhBoy! “Carrot and The Stick” [Single] Everything Everything “Only As Good As My God” [Get To Heaven] Pale Hound “Molly” [Dry Food] Nzca Lines “Chemical Is Obvious” [Infinite…



[edit] radio podcast 314: Featuring Animal Collective, Sunflower Bean and Rhett Miller

Recorded before the tragic death of David Bowie, this week’s podcast of the newest and most interesting music he could find was recorded and put together by angry-folk sensation Mister Ben Marwood! Artist “Song” [Album] Martin Courtney “Northern Highway” [Many Moons] Professor Elemental “Under Command Of The King (featuring Teej)” [Apequest] Animal Collective “FloriDada” [Painting…



Edit Radio’s 2015 Recollection Mix

Here’s [edit] radios 2015 (and first) recollection mix, featuring 80 tracks across a bunch of genres and podcasts from the year. This post originally started life as a rundown of my 50 best tracks for 2015, during which I planned to write a few thoughts about each song and list them in some order of quality….