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[edit] radio podcast 158

On this week’s podcast Tom Crook returns with Ben and Paul to deliver a podcasting homage to Frank Costanza’s anti-commercial, Christmas holiday, ‘Festivus.’ Band “Song” [Album] Vince Guaraldi Trio “Linus And Lucy” [A Charlie Brown Christmas] Tracy Thorn “Joy” [Tinsel And Light] Snow Goose “Migration Season” [Harmony Springs] Low “Taking Down The Tree” [Christmas] Aztec…


[edit] radio podcast 157

Returning for his last podcast of 2012, Reading finest anti-folk artist and [edit] radio regular, Ben Marwood signs off for the year with more than 40 minutes of the best in new and alternative music. Band “Song” [Album] Macklemore & Ryan Lewis “same love (ft. mary lambert)” [the heist] Run Dmc “christmas in hollis” [single]…


[edit] radio podcast 156

This week on [edit] radio Kevin Lawson returns for his last podcast of 2012 which is overflowing with the best in music new and alternative from the last month. Band “Song” [Album] Bat for Lashes “All Your Gold (Radio Edit)” [The Haunted Man] Local Natives “Breakers” [Hummingbird] Kanye West “White Dress” [The Man With the…


[edit] radio podcast 155

It’s metal week here on [edit] radio. Bristolian, Barry Dolan (AKA Oxygen Thief) stamps his way through another 40 minute podcast. Band “Song” [Album] Dutch Schultz “Big Dime” [Tonight We Hunt] Lafaro “Meat Wagon” [Meat Wagon] Hawk Eyes “Headstrung” [Ideas] Therapy? “The Buzzing” [A Brief Crack of Light] Exit_International “Glory Horn” [Black Junk] Tubelord “Go…


Interview – The Orwells

There’s a disturbing amount of business minded bands in the recording industry at the moment. Emerging groups seem less likely to talk about “drinking, drugs and women” than they are about their “the next step in their career.” Since when was making music “a career” and not a calling?  Maybe that’s why The Orwells sound…


[edit] radio podcast 154

This week on [edit] radio Tom Crook starts a posse. Consisting of ‘Tea Time Ben’ and ‘Professor Mittens,’ the trio embark on a 50 minute odyssey in alternative music both new and used. Band “Song” [Album] Terry Callier “Ordinary Joe” [Turn You To Love] This Many Boyfriends “I Don’t Like You” (‘Cos You Don’t Like The Pastels) [This Many…


Interview – PEERS

A few weeks back, [edit] radio named Reading based indie rockers PEERS as our third Rising Talent to follow. Last week we caught up with the Berkshire based quartet, about what they’ve been up to over the last couple of years,  what’s it like being on the same management group as Alt-J and what fans…


[edit] radio podcast 153

Despite a recent trip across the pond to the US of A, the delightful Ben Marwood still manages to find time to preside over another 40 odd minutes of alternative music both new and used. Band “Song” [Album] Macklemore X Ryan Lewis “Same Love” [The Heist] Why? “Jonathan’s Hope” [Mumps, Etc.] Muse “Madness” [The 2nd…