Sunday 24 February 2013

Ruby's Chicky Boil-Ups: Ancient Civilisations

Indigo – Moloko
Charlton Heston – Stump
The Rivers of Babylon – The Melodians
The Biggest Thing That Man Has Ever Done – Woody Guthrie
Rock the Casbah – The Clash
Maya – Susheela Raman
Mum – Flame Proof Moth
Hercules – Aaron Neville
Egyptian Reggae – Jonathan Richman
Theme From Chariots Of The Gods – Peter Thomas Sound Orchestra
Let My People Go – Laurel Aitken
Pharaoh A Go Go – Sam Sham & The Pharaohs
Mesopotamia – B52s
Dionysus – Jocelyn Pook

Saturday 23 February 2013

Hip Auntie 23.February.2013

The Monkeys Are Breaking Out The Zoo – Belle and Sebastian
Ob La Di Ob La Da – The Beatles
Ooh De Lally – Roger Miller
99 Red Balloons – Nena
Whammy Bammy Buzzard Goozer – Louis Innis
Fun, Fun, Fun – The Beach Boys
The Strawberry Roan – Marty Robbins
Let's Shake – Dan Zanes and Friends
Swinging On A Star – Bing Crosby

Friday 22 February 2013

Here comes the stork!

Why, Hello there RadioNowhere listener!  Lots of rumblings and rattlings happenin’ here at RNHQ to share with you.  The stork will be arriving with 3 bundles of joy this spring/summer for RN personalities, Jessie, Ruby and Rachel. Now, before you start pointing those fingers, the answer is NO! our Christopher had nothing to do with it as he has been safely locked up in the Vinyl Dungeon.  However this inevitably will mean that some of your favourite shows may be disappearing; for how long we cannot say.  In other news you may be wondering about the absence of our time travelling Jessica 6.  She is currently away in a distant star system doing a Masters degree.  She hasn’t forgotten about you, but that, and the fact her magic bubble car needs a new Flux Capacitor, means that she will not be delivering the same number of shows she used to. So please be patient, show these folks some love and respect and, HEY here’s a thought, why not maybe drop them a line to say thanks for all the great programmes they have provided you with, for free, over the last few years. 

RadioNowhere, as you know, exists through the help of you the listener and for us to continue we need your support.  I know you’ve heard this all before, but the reality is some of your favourite shows may never return due to funding, and to prevent any further programmes vanishing we need your assistance now more than ever.  We know that times are tough but even a donation of £1 is like a lottery win to us.  We here at RadioNowhere believe that music is a human right, but however passionately we feel about that, there is the very real fact that some people need to be paid.  From running costs to server fees, to website hosting, to royalties, etc., it is becoming increasingly expensive to stay on air. 

Does this mean RadioNowhere is about to sign off?  Who knows?  That all depends on you, the listener.  If you appreciate what we do then please let us know.  Tune in to our 24-hour streaming, send us an e-mail, a tweet, a donation... all these things would really make our day.  We’ve been helping artists and playing music you DEFINITELY DO NOT HEAR on any other station for over 10 years now, and to much acclaim, but perhaps the time has finally come to fade out the mics…what do you think?

Saturday 16 February 2013

The Doggone History of Country Music 16.February.2013

Mary Chapin Carpenter – Passionate Kisses
Jenny Lewis – You Are What You Love
Gillian Welch – I'll Fly Away - Soundtrack Version (O Brother, Where Art Thou?)
Lucinda Williams – Joy
Suzy Bogguss – One More For The Road (feat. Chet Atkins)
Faith Hill – This Kiss
Sweethearts of the Rodeo – Satisfy You
Gretchen Wilson – Redneck Woman
Elizabeth Cook – Sometimes It Takes Balls To Be A Woman
Trisha Yearwood – That's What I Like About You
Bonnie Raitt – Something To Talk About
Patty Loveless – Blame It On Your Heart
Taylor Swift – Mean
Ronna Reeves – Heartbreak Shoes
Dolly Parton (with Billy Ray Cyrus, Tanya Tucker, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Kathy Mattea, Pam Tillis) – Romeo
Terri Clark – I Just Wanna Be Mad
Dixie Chicks – Wide Open Spaces
Martina McBride – Happy Girl
Sara Evans – Born To Fly (Bluegrass Version)
Shania Twain – That Don't Impress Me Much
Lorrie Morgan – Do You Still Wanna Buy Me That Drink (Frank)
Holly Dunn – There Goes My Heart Again
Carrie Underwood – All-American Girl

Thursday 14 February 2013

Fab Feb Filmic Playlist 2013


Trons Promise/Joseph Trapaneze/Tron Uprising
The Ballad of Harry Warden/Paul Zazza-John McDermott/My Bloody Valentine
Love Theme/The Cheiftans/Barry Lyndon
Taken 2/Nathanial Mechaly/Taken 2
Suddenly/Claude-Michel Schonberg-Hernet Kretzmer-Alain Boublil-Hugh Jackman
Warg Scouts/Howard Shore/The Hobbit
Well Did You Evah/Cole Porter/High Society
Beautiful/James Newton Howard/King Kong
Seals Take Off/Alexandre Desplat/Zero Dark Thirty
Smile/Charlie Chaplin-Robert Downey Jnr/Chaplin
Blood Simple/Carter Burwell/Blood Simple
Le Jazz Hot/Henery Mancicni-Julies Andrews/Victor Victoria
The Peterson House & Finale/John Williams/Lincoln

Filmic Contacts:

Tuesday 12 February 2013

The Christopher Laird Show 11.February.2013


RAMONES - Rock 'N' Roll High School
FOXYGEN – San Francisco
SMILE SMILE - This Is For Real
THE BEAT - Too Nice to Talk To
BLOODGROUP - Indefinite
XTC - Love At First Sight
MYKEL - Sweet Valentine
MARTIN ROSSITER - My Heart's Designed for Pumping Blood
GUARDS - Nightmare
LA FEMME - Hypsoline

As the band have only made this available to purchase in France, this may be your only chance to hear (see) it.

Friday 1 February 2013

Love Action's Friday Fix
I tend to enjoy theme shows and retrospectives and this month's Fix is no exception. An hour-long look back at the iconic Manchester label Factory Records; from their very first musical release in 1978 to some of their very well-known, and perhaps a few lesser known, acts. Nearly in order of their release, and along with each FAC number, here's to your Factory Fix. 

On the show this month:

FAC 2:      Digital - Joy Division
FAC 5:      All Night Party - A Certain Ratio
FAC 6:      Electricity - OMD
FAC 12:    Time Goes By So Slow - Distractions
FAC 29:    I Wish I Could Speak Your Language - The Names
FAC 32:    Deaf - Crispy Ambulance
FAC 34:    You're No Good - ESG
FAC 57:    Island - Minny Pops
FAC 63:    Temptation - New Order
FAC 58:    Happy Ever After - Stockholm Monsters
FAC 78:    Fire So Close - James
FAC 88:    Talk About The Past - The Wake
FAC 176:  Tart Tart - Happy Mondays
FAC 162:  A Gentle Sound - Railway Children
FAC 257:  Getting Away With It - Electronic
FAC 19:     It's Hard To Be An Egg - John Dowie

Next month is March and time once again for my annual Irish music focus. If you have any suggestions or requests please feel free to get in touch:! and of course you can follow me on twitter at


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