The Arts Desk Radio Show 8 | New music reviews, news & interviews
The Arts Desk Radio Show 8
Our fortnightly shows on NTS Live Radio have begun!
The Arts Desk has quietly been testing the waters in the world of live radio, thanks to the kind people at NTS Live who invited Joe and Peter to do a fortnightly show for them. Having got into the swing of things, they're ready to open up the archives of the show starting with this week's episode. Here, Joe was flying solo, as Peter was - as is his wont - out on a research trip in more exotic climes. So there's less talk and more music, but what music it is!
Lloyd Cole & Hans Joachim Rodelius – 'Pastoral' (Bureau B)
Fimber Bravo – 'The Way We Live Today' (Moshi Moshi)
Da Lata – Going Underground (Da Lata Music)
Less Stress – Don't Dream It's Over (Boys Own)
BJ Smith – Umi Says (Nu Northern Soul)
Visionist – Purgatory (unreleased)
Brandt Brauer Frick – Plastic Like Your Mother feat. Om'mas Keith (!K7)
Broadcast – Teresa, Lark of Ascension (WARP)
Julia Kent – Transportation (Leaf)
DJ Heny.G – Political (Gangsta Boogie)
Reso – Virtua Rhythm (Civil Music)
A Guy Called Gerald – Emotions Electric (Strange Fruit)
Pedro vs. Kathryn Williams – Demons in Cases (Moshi Moshi)
L'Enfant Magique – Une Citadelle de Feu (No Weapon)
Fimber Bravo – Orisha Brazil (Moshi Moshi)
Mickey Moonlight – Come on Humans! (Ed Banger)
Omega Male – Testosterone (Full Time Hobby)
Chungking – I Got a Feeling (unreleased)
Unknown artists – 'Racine Okan'
Bodhi – Culture (Grizzly)
Autechre – spl9 (WARP)
Subscribe to theartsdesk.com
Thank you for continuing to read our work on theartsdesk.com. For unlimited access to every article in its entirety, including our archive of more than 10,000 pieces, we're asking for £2.95 per month or £25 per year. We feel it's a very good deal, and hope you do too.
To take an annual subscription now simply click here.
And if you're looking for that extra gift for a friend or family member, why not treat them to a theartsdesk.com gift subscription?
more New music
The real world and the weather impinged but couldn't keep Glastonbury down for long
Is there anything left to mine in the eternal Eighties revival?
Long-awaited, psyched out debut from DJ-producer duo is an entertaining ride
Are you hipster and highbrow enough for Metronomy's in-jokey pop?
Music crosses borders in the shadow of war, with Bassekou Kouyaté and Paul Weller
Peculiarly packaged two-volume collection of essential Seventies Nigerian soul-rock
Scottish and English folk ballads are given the ambient drone treatment by the Earth mainman
British space-funk collective blend local and global while keeping rumps shaking
The producer and record label boss delivers a beautiful blend of influences
Yet another frustrating album from the art-punk outfit
A glimpse of what Europe's cosmopolitanism can really mean in Barcelona
From alt-pop to doom metal to Haitian party tunes, all musical life is here