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)
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