52: Drake Is Like Fall Out Boy Emo

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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

33: If You Unleashed Tom Morello On Us I’m Not Charitably Inclined Towards You

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Mulatu Astatke and Our Graham. One of these men is drunk.

                        Mulatu Astatke and Our Graham. One of these men is drunk.

This week: Beyoncé takes a giant artistic leap forward and Chris is smitten, Graham’s repping of Mulatu Astatke’s Mulatu of Ethiopia leads to wider discussion of ‘African’ music, and we flick through a few of the past month’s more notable releases, including Actress, Warpaint, Bruce Springsteen and Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings.

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09: Countdown (Part One – Music)

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This week: the first of an epically-hyphenated two-part year-end best-of round-up sees Chris counting down his ten favourite albums of the year, with contributions along the way from past show guests Ali Braidwood, Ian Gregson, Anna Casey and Ross Watson. Part two (on movies and stuff) to follow later in the week.