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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:
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Eclectic Mainline 4th July 2012

What do you reckon to the new James Yorkston single?  It’s a bit alright, ain’t it?

James Yorkston – Border Song by Domino Record Co

This Wussy tune is pretty good too:

I’d like to be able to show you some more tunes from tonight’s show, as there were some (in the eyes of this writer) real gems. But I can’t find the tunes by Lorn, Jeremiah Jae or Evans The Death on either Soundcloud or YouTube.  So, you’ll have to take my word for it, or endure my ramblings and listen back to the show.

Here’s what you would hear if you do: Continue reading