Well what a year! Glastonbury, All Tomorrows Parties, T in the Park… Blur reformed, Oasis split… wow!
I’ve just been looking back at my radio playlists from 2009, crazy stuff!
My tips for 2009 in the first week of january were:
Florence and the Machine
Not bad hey?!
Also last year i featured interviews with:
19/03/09 -Liam Frost
02/07/09 -The Longcut
03/09/09 – Its a Buffalo
24/09/09 – Jersey Budd
08/10/09 – Temper Trap
15/10/09 – Slow Club
22/10/09 – Local Natives
29/10/09 – Little Comets
05/11/09 – Flashguns
12/11/09 – Beat the Radar
19/11/09 – A mountain of one
26/11/09 – The Boxer Rebellion
03/12/09 – Datarock
10/12/09 – Dutch Uncles
17/12/09 – The Pains of Being Pure at Heart
Not a bad line up really, once i’d got into the swing of interviewing!
I’ve already got interviews lined up to air with Eliot Minor, The Raveonettes, Hatcham Social and these guys..
.. The Cinematics
I’m already working on so many more interviews with top bands, if these come off the show will be MUST listen!
I aired a couple of shows over christmas which i haven’t posted here yet (slaps hand) but there is plenty of time to listen in..
first of all an alternative christmas show…
secondly my top 20 albums of 2009.. topped off by these guys
My full list is:
1. The Boxer Rebellion – Union
2. Wild Beasts – Two dancers
3. The Horrors – Primary Colours
4. The Pains of Being Pure at Heart – The Pains of Being Pure at Heart
5. Local Natives – Gorilla Manor
6. Temper Trap – Conditions
7. The XX – The XX
8. Florence and the Machine – Lungs
9. Kasabian – West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum
10. The Raveonettes – In and out of control
11. Alberta Cross – Broken Side of time
12. Mumford and sons – Sigh no more
13. Twisted Wheel – Twisted Wheel
14. Slow Club – Yeah so
15. Yeah Yeah Yeahs – It’s blitz
16. Dan Auerbach – Keep it Hid
17. Girls – Girls
18. Grizzly Bear – Veckatimest
19, White Denim – Fits
20. Doves – Kingdom of rust
Check it out online to hear tracks from each album on:
I know i’ve been slack over the christmas period, but i needed sleep and alcohol.. don’t we all?
I’m going to post some vid picks shortly and also this weeks show has my top tips for 2010 so miss it, miss out! Thursdays at 9pm on Salford City Radio 94.4fm or http://www.salfordcityradio.org!
Happy New year! x