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A Midlake ‘special’ on Going North from Nashville, Monday 19th July, 10-11pm.

Midlake - The Courage Of Others

Midlake - The Courage Of Others

On 19th July, the music of Midlake takes centre stage, featuring an interview with Eric Pulido from earlier this year (courtesy of Eclectic Mainline‘s Albert Freeman – thanks, Albert!) and focusing on their recent album, The Courage of Others.

We will also play tracks from Stephanie Dosen, Lift to Experience, Fleet Foxes, Nick Drake, Wolf People & Steeleye Span!

It’s Singles Night on Going North from Nashville! 10-11pm, Monday 5th July

A GNfN singles night, featuring  singles, old & new, from:

Kathryn Williams – White Lines
The Rialto Burns – Radiate
Dawn Landes – I Can’t Meet You ( track 2/ B side, which we prefer to the title track)
Johnny Flynn : Kenticky Pill – Great, catchy tune from a great album (but it’s a shame about the lyrics in the light of recent tragic events in Cumbria)
Port O’ Brien : Leap Year
Jackie Leven : Gothic Road – good Levenesque fare
The Lights : The Low Hundreds – nice introduction to this band
Gaslight Anthem – American Slang
Also included: The Acorn, Fleetfoxes,The Beatles (!) & more…..
Our prog on 19th July will feature edited exerpts from an interview with Eric from Midlake & tracks from their recent album’The Courage of Others’

Eclectic Mainline 17th March 2010 – Midlake interview

Midlake - The Courage Of Others

Midlake - The Courage Of Others

For the very first time, my show has a podcast this week. If you heard the show you will have heard me talking to Eric Pulido of Midlake. What you will have heard is the abridged version of the interview, but the full thing is available for you here now, at the bottom of this blog entry.

Midlake have also backed John Grant on his debut solo album (he used to be the singer in The Czars). A funny thing happened the other day while I was listening to his album, Queen Of Denmark, for the first time. I was reading the brochure for the 16th Bradford International Film Festival while listening. Just as I was reading about Alien being on as part of Widescreen Weekend, John Grant was singing “I feel just like Sigourney Weaver, when she had to kill those aliens“. Spooksville..!

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Selection Box playlist – shows 117, 118, 119, 120 & 121

Ruddy hell, I really do have rather a lot to catch up on.  Forgive my tardiness, Pop Kids, but Mrs Selection Box went and done gone popped one of them babies out of her selection box, so time spent writing blogs is time which could be spent sleeping or else improving the already first rate thousand yard stare.  However, it does mean that the listener figures for my show have increased, albeit by only one.

So, in the interim we’ve had the usual mix of splendid tunes, my self-imposed embargo of the phrase “so, yes” and the annual delve into Christmas tunes, which is now about as relevant to proceedings as Tony Blair’s comments about Iran were to the question of whether or not he is a lying bastard.  Ooh, lidlbiddapolitics.

We also seem to have lost young mentalist Adam Wells from BCB in the last few weeks, which I didn’t know anything about until reading it here.  It appears he’s swanned off to my old stomping ground of That Fancy London.  So long Adam, and thanks for all the gin.

Anyway, this isn’t about that.  It’s about this:

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