This week: Chris and Graham rattle through some of their personal listening highlights from the year so far, including Drake, Wild Beasts, John Carpenter, Panda Bear, and Bob Dylan’s album of Sinatra covers. Continue reading →
This week: Arcade Fire drop their eagerly-awaited James Murphy-produced behemoth of a fourth album, Reflektor, and Graham and Chris – teenagers when Funeral came out and massive LCD Soundsystem fans both – would appear to be the target audience. Also in happenings, the classic albums slot is inaugurated with the self-explanatory Yasiin Bey & Mos Def & Talib Kweli Are Black Star, Four Tet’s Beautiful Rewind causes a schism of sorts, Graham’s into William Onyeabor and the GTAV soundtrack and Chris is probing the psychology of Bob Dylan’s live shows looking for clues. Continue reading →
This week: the times they are a-becomin’ quite different as Jeff Mangum makes a forceful public appearance and Bob Dylan hits peak form in Glasgow; Al Cook and Anna Blainey come in to talk comics, horror movies and (briefly) theatre; and there’s more talk of cult movies in the interactive bit that doesn’t have a name yet but probably should.