Eclectic Mainline 11th July 2012

This morning I thought today’s might be my last ever show on BCB.  After Chris Moyles announced he was leaving the Radio 1 Breakfast Show, I felt sure Ben Cooper would be on the phone offering me the role… but no, someone called Nick Grimshaw got the call.   So, much to everybody’s surprise, I’m still here!

Ahem, so, on with the business in hand…

New James Yorkston album

Today I saw this new James Yorkston video, which precedes his new album, I Was A Cat From A Book.  The special edition of the album looks utterly amazing. The video is precisely what musicians should be doing in the digital age, in my view.  Good work James, and good work Domino Records.

Frankie Rose competition

This week we’re giving away tickets to see Frankie Rose at the Brudenel Social Club on Tuesday 24th July, plus a copy of her new album, Interstellar. To be in with a chance of winning, simply answer this question:

Frankie Rose is from Brooklyn.  Brooklyn is a district of which city:

  1. York
  2. New York
  3. Bradford

Post your answer as a comment on this blog, or tweet @bcbradio by Tuesday 17th July 2012.  The winner will be announced on my show on Wednesday 18th July.

New Christian Fennesz soundtrack album

Also in tonight’s show was a new tune by Christian Fennesz, taken from his marvellous new soundtrack to the film AUN – The Beginning and the End of All Things:

If you would like to listen back the whole of tonight’s show, you’ll find it here. And this is what you will hear (between my waffling):

Dirty Projectors – “Gun Has No Trigger” (single and LP – “Swing Lo Magellan”) (Domino)
Lorn – “Dead Dogs” (LP – “Ask The Dust”) (Ninja Tune)
Milk Maid – “Your Neck Around Mine” (LP – “Mostly No”) (Fat Cat)
Azurazia – “Tanger coast Mansoudae ghosts” (LP – “OST: Lowering The Mediterranean, Irrigation The Sahara”) (Grautag)
Charles Douglas – “Anywhere Right Now” (2CD – “Not Your Kind Of Music – The Basement Tapes 1995-1999″) (Broken Horse)
Decoy Child – “S&G” (single) (Ninja Tune)
James Yorkston – “Border Song” (single) (Domino)
Frankie Rose – “Know Me” (single and LP – “Interstella”) (Memphis Industries)
Spiritualized – “Little Girl” (single and LP – “Sweet Heart Sweet Light”) (Double Six)
Christian Fennesz – “Hikari” (CD – “OST: AUN – The Beginning and the End of all Things”) (Ash International)
Hauschka – “Cube (Villalobos & Max Loderbauer Remix)” (“Salon Des Amateurs Remix EP-1″) (Fat Cat)
Elephant – “Golden” (single) (Memphis Industries)


3 thoughts on “Eclectic Mainline 11th July 2012

  1. avatarSam Kipling

    Brooklyn is a district of 2. New York.

    Enjoyed the Yorkston video too. Wow, an album in such little time.

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