The first episode in 2022 of our indiepop radio show marks a jubilee as we hit half a century of these shows in total. As always, we present 12 new and bright songs from the indiepop world. We have releases from December and January this time, coming from the likes of The Monochrome Set, The Luxembourg Signal, and ME REX. Older favourites by Jesse Garon and The Desperadoes and Los Campesinos! frame the episode at the beginning and end. Enjoy!
Welcome to a new year of our modest indiepop radio shows, introducing 12 new tracks. The first episode of 2021 features releases by Swansea Sound, fuvk, The Shop Window, & more, plus our usual opening and closing track from way back. 52 minutes of quality entertainment!
When Matt and Clare set fire to Sarah Records in 1995 and watched it burn, it happened for all the right reasons but it also left quite a few people, among them the person writing these lines, at a loss where to look for musical guidance. In the critical years following Sarah’s demise there were some artists whose attempts at filling the void made them all the more important. There was of course Bobby Wratten, marching on unwaveringly, changing the name of his outfits too often but making a considerable impact with Trembling Blue Stars. Read on