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Organ show with Sean O on RESONANCE 104.4FM, Sunday October 12th 2008, 9.00pm – On your FM dial all over London and worldwide via www.resonancefm.com

This week’s broadcast was our small part of celebrating the 4th annual JOHN PEEL day.

Who got played this week? How do you find our more? Here come the details and links...

1/intro: TRANSISTOR SIX – Back Yard Rocketship (Blackbean & Placenta)
2: FUCKED UP – Son The Father (Matador)
3:  RUDE MECHANICAL – Strange Times (RIM)
4:  MOHA – Karibcore (Rune Grammofon)
5:  MAYORS OF MIYAZAKI – Hot Kids (self release)
6: SEA NYMPHS – Eating A Heart Out: John Peel Session
7: MAYBESHEWILL – This Time Last Year (Field)
8: LITTLE TROPHY – They Be Ten A Penny (Toy Solder)
9: THE BOBBY McGEES – Treasure Hunting (Cool For Cats)
10: AIDS WOLF  - Tied-Up Paper (Skin Graft)
11: ORIGINAL SILENCE – Argument Left Hanging, Rubber Cement (Smalltown Superjazz)
12: JOHN PEEL and a twenty second record at wrong speed interlude
13: KILLING JOKE – Tension : John Peel Session version (Virgin)
14: SEA NYMPHS –  Sea Snake Beware : John Peel Session
15: JOHN PEEL and a typically wonderful explanation of some technical problems
16: JOANNA ROBERTSON – Gardener (Texture)
17: GLOBO – Spoilt Victorian Child (Comuse)
18: SEA NYMPHS – Lily White’s Party: John Peel Session

THE DETAILS, THE FACTS, THE LINKS....

1/intro: TRANSISTOR SIX – Back Yard Rocketship (Blackbean & Placenta) - our adopted theme tune so you know where you are. Transistor Six is Frances Castle, there’s lots of her fine art and creativity to explore from Francis so please please do. You can now get the whole tune downloaded for yourselves and find links to her artwork, albums and lots more over at www.myspace.com/transistorsix

2: F*CKED UP – Son The Father (Matador) – How can we put this without being over the top? Opening track from what probably is the album of the year from one of the most important bands on the planet right now. The Album – The Chemistry Of Modern Life – came out last week, a rush of new wave proper punk rock and motorik motion, of lyrics to bite on...  Best placed to find out is www.matadorrecords.com/fucked_up – catch them next here in London on November 7th at 93ft East (with Don Caballero), then they head off around the UK, Brighton 8th, Birmingham 9th and onwards, all the dates are on the Organ news pages or via that link we just gave you

3: RUDE MECHANICALS – Strange Times (RIM) – Ah yes I know, again, but I can’t resist Miss Roberts and her wonderful band and their album Glass Eye (out on Sexton Ming’s RIM label) is pure radio friendly (well in terms of Resonance FM). Twitching jazz and body fluids and strange contradictions, alien mice and clever theatrics and the real art of performance. They play next Sunday 19th at the Rock And Roll Cabaret night at Bardens Boudoir in Stoke Newington with loads of interesting bands and performers – www.myspace.com/rocknrollcabaret or explore Rude Mechanicals via www.myspace.com/flyingcaberet

4: MOHA – Karibcore (Rune Grammofon) – The rather rewarding Norwegian avant free-jazz/rock improv outfit’s new album - One Way Ticket The Candyland – just landed here, not out until November 17th but we couldn’t wait to dive in to their structured dark-edged scuzz and bendy noise and maybe a little more structured than last time out, that’s no bad thing – www.myspace.com/themoha or www.runegrammofon.com

5: MAYORS OF MIYAZAKI – Hot Kids (self release) – The London band have a rather fine self released album out around about now. Tight twisty challenging rewarding hardcore new wave progressive post-punk from a band who’s previous demo records have featured lots around here. They play a Duel in The Deep night at Catch in Shoreditch, East London on October 14th - www.mayorsofmiyazaki.com

6: SEA NYMPHS – Eating A Heart Out: John Peel Session  - Sea Nymphs recorded a very magical session a very magical session for John Peel back in 1998, it was a wonderful day down at the BBC in Maida Vale, we were there, we had just released a Sea Nymphs single on our label Org. Sea Nymphs were Tim and Sarah Smith along with William D Drake, three parts of Cardiacs. We’ve put a small blog up about the day on our My Space page and you can find Sea Nymphs details via www.cardiacs.com. Seemed like a perfect way to celebrate John Peel tonight 

7: MAYBESHEWILL – This Time Last Year (Field) – Hard-edged post rock flavoured euphoric riff ‘n glitch and a new release from the Leicestershire band and a new split 12” (with Her Name Is Calla) that sees the band starting to move on from their rather obvious last album – www.myspace.com/maybeshewont or www.field-records.com

8: LITTLE TROPHY – They Be Ten A Penny (Toy Solder) – Brighton’s Toy Solder record have a rather fine new compilation CD album, 18 tracks and 18 relatively new underground/alternative bands – lots of good stuff including Bars, Epidime, Everyone To The Anderson... Little Trophy are favourites here at Organ, this is a new 50 second track that has all the spiky poppy (slightly thrashy, slightly Cardiac-ish) very English new wave things they do in those 50 seconds   www.littletrophy.com or www.myspace.com/littletrophy or www.toysoldierrecords.co.uk

9: THE BOBBY McGEES – Treasure Hunting (Cool For Cats) – The Kabeedies have a rather fine new inspiring single out, they’re from Norwich and they do things the right way and they make real proper alternative DIY indie pop, the kind of thing John Peel would have loved and played lots. And on the b-sides, they have other bands covering their song, including The Bobby McGees  - www.myspace.com/thekabeedies or www.myspace.com/coolforcatsrecords or www.myspace.com/thebobbymcgees

10: AIDS WOLF  - Tied-Up Paper (Skin Graft) – The extremely hardboiled Canadian band have a new album out right now (on one of the very best labels in the world), this is all very very good news for gloriously difficult yelping new-wave no-wave high-pitched awkwardly-twitching extreme noise lovers. Produced by Weasel Walter – www.myspace.com/aidswolf or www.skingraftrecords.com

11: ORIGINAL SILENCE – Argument Left Hanging, Rubber Cement (Smalltown Superjazz) – “The Second Original Silence” album is here, out this week and more of their hardboiled jazz or free-jazz or pre-punk or Ornette Coleman for Black Flag fans. Original Silence are Thurston Moore (Sonic Youth), Terrie Ex (The Ex), Jim O’Rourke, Mats Gustafsson (The Thing), Paal Nilssen-Love (The Thing, Atomic), Massimo Pupillo (Zu)  - www.myspace.com/thefirstoriginalsilence or www.smalltownsuperjazzz.com

12: JOHN PEEL and a twenty second interlude and a Yardbirds record played at the wrong speed

13: KILLING JOKE – Tension : John Peel Session version (Virgin) – Track from the recently released “Peel Sessions ‘79-81 album – www.killingjoke.com

14: SEA NYMPHS –  Sea Snake Beware : John Peel Session  - see track six

15: JOHN PEEL and a typically wonderful explanation of some technical problems he didn’t understand that took him off the air via a CD that the Damnably Presents people were sending out as a kind of audio flyer for the show that was their contribution tonight as part of the 4th John Peel Day – www.damnably.com or www.myspace.com/damnablypresents

16: JOANNA ROBERTSON – Gardener (Texture) – delicate folk-flavoured singer songwriter from London, she has an album out called The Lighter and she was probably on stage playing the John Peel Day gig that Damnably were putting on at Catch in Shoreditch while we were playing this fine track. She’s at the Oxford Street Metro here in London on October 14th – www.myspace.com/jorobertsonblood39n39feathers

17: GLOBO – Spoilt Victorian Child (Comuse) – And we really couldn’t let our celebration of John Peel day go by without some reference to The Fall. Globo have recorded the whole of the classic Fall album This Nation’s Saving Grace with various guest vocalists and collaborators. The album is out on 24th November – a radical and respectful reworking from the English electronic dance outfit  Spoilt features vocals from Mia Vigar – more from www.comuse.co.uk

18: SEA NYMPHS – Lily White’s Party: John Peel Session – The most beautiful Sea Nymphs track of all and this very special version came with all kinds of recordings of Tim’s cats and adventures via the BBC Radiophonic Workshop such - see track six for more details. 


– thank you for listening, hope you heard something that makes you want to get involved... it is an absolute pleasure to play these tracks on the radio for you, even on days when we get soaked to the skin in a rainstorm and a half on the way in! Same time same place next week with Marina’s Other Rock show and the exploration of rock music that adventures beyond the conventions of 4/4.. 
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WHAT IS RESONANCE FM?
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Its brief? To provide a radical alternative to the universal formulae of mainstream broadcasting. It features programmes made by musicians, artists and critics who represent the diversity of London's arts scene, with regular contributions from Billy Jenkins, Savage Pencil, John Bisset, Mike Barnes, Matthew  Glammore, Peter Cusack, Caroline Kraabel, Clive Graham, Viv Corringham, Chris Cutler, Charlie Dark, Magz Hall, Harmon E. Phraiser, Paul Hood, These Records, Dave Draper, the Kosmische Club; guests like Faust, Gavin Turk, Shirley Collins and The Magic Band; and numerous one-off special broadcasts by artists on the weekday "Clear Spot". 

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